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An investigation of selected mechanical and physical properties of young, unseasoned and finger-jointed Eucalyptus grandis timber
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2013-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: South Africa is a timber scarce country that will most probably experience a shortage of structural timber in the near future. In this study the concept of using young finger‐jointed Eucalyptus grandis timber ...
An investigation into the environmental sustainability of buildings in South Africa with a focus on timber building systems
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2019-04)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Buildings are responsible for about 33% of global anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions, high-energy consumption and other environmental resource uses. Numerous studies over the past 20 years showed that ...