Thomas Ters

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Red oak wood (Quercus rubra L.) samples were submitted to an enzymatic treatment with a commercial mixture of hemicellulases aiming at the selective depolymerization and removal of the hemicelluloses. Mechanical properties of treated samples were characterized and compared with untreated samples at two hierarchical levels. At the macro-level, tensile(More)
Interior fitting was performed stepwise in two model rooms built from Oriented Strand Board (OSB) and Cross Laminated Timber (X-lam), respectively. The walls and ceiling of the OSB model room were covered with gypsum plasterboard, parquet flooring was laid and the room was finally equipped with office furniture and textiles. In the X-lam model room an(More)
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