Wood – A Guide to Characteristics of Commercially Important Woods

A guide to structural wood preservation for engineers

Wood – A Guide to Preservation

COURSE DESCRIPTION Many commonly used wood species can deteriorate if exposed to conditions that support growth of wood-degrading organisms. Wood products can be protected from the attack of decay fungi,

safe storage of explosive materials

Safe Storage of Explosive Materials

COURSE DESCRIPTION This course introduces the basic concepts of safe storage of explosive materials and the importance of doing so to protect employees and the public. Proper storage prevents unauthorized

scrap tire structures

Scrap Tire Earth Retaining Structures

COURSE DESCRIPTION Throughout the United States and Canada, millions of waste tires are generated each year. Huge stockpiles of waste tires represent an enormous depot of lost energy, materials, and

A Guide to Asbestos in Industry

A Guide to Asbestos in Industry

COURSE DESCRIPTION Asbestos was once thought to be the perfect material to deal with many construction needs. It’s tough, high-tensile strength and its resistance to heat and chemical stresses were