14 December 2021

Moisture in timber: Part 2

Location: Online
Time: 12:00 - 13:00 UK time
Organiser: TRADA

The fifth session of the Fundamentals of timber series is ‘Moisture in timber, Part 2’.


It will be presented by Lewis Taylor, Timber Frame Consultant and will cover:


• How much does timber shrink and how does this occur? (This is predictable.)
• Shrinkage and swelling in the different planes of timber.
• Movement classifications and how this aids determining the amount of shrinkage.
• How can we accommodate shrinkage and swelling?
• Introduction to Use Classes and in-service moisture contents.

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