3501r5 - CGN 3501 REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TEST NO 2 SET NO 2...

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1 CGN 3501 REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TEST NO. 2 - SET NO. 2 Fall 2010 WOOD 1. What are the differences between an exogenous and an endogenous tree? Give an example for each class. 2. What are the differences between softwoods and hardwoods with respect to (A) growth of the tree, (B) mechanical and hygroscopic properties, and (C) usages? 3. What are the two main components of wood and their contributions to the strengths of wood? 4. What is the growth region in an exogenous tree called? 5. What are heartwood and sapwood? What are their differences in terms of mechanical properties and decay resistance? 6. What are early wood and late woods in the growth region of a tree? 7. How can the rate of growth of a tree be measured? 8. What is the typical specific gravity of cellulose in wood? 9. Describe the factors affecting the density of a wood. 10. Explain how wood contains moisture in its structure. What is the fiber saturation point? 11.
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This note was uploaded on 05/26/2011 for the course CGN 3501 taught by Professor Mang during the Fall '10 term at University of Florida.

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3501r5 - CGN 3501 REVIEW QUESTIONS FOR TEST NO 2 SET NO 2...

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