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Autumn 2019

Wood Biorefinery

The course will give an overview of an emerging industry aiming at better utilisation of biomass into both a broader spectrum of new chemicals, materials and composites as well as more efficient energy use and production of energy carriers. Focus is on the forest related sector but it also has some relevance for the agro …

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Paper surfaces – Characterisation and properties

Surface chemistry of paper Surface chemistry of paper Surface topography Pore structure Surface characterization techniques Light scattering and paper gloss – Effect of surface properties Wettability, capillarity, spreading, special focus on short term wetting Mechanical properties (incl. fracture mechanics) of coating layers Ink–substrate interaction