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Kevin T Hodgson
BSE 201
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Pulp, Paper, and Bioproducts

Broad overview of the science and technology of producing pulp and paper. Introduction of the BSE major course sequence and various career options. Examination of Pacific Northwest pulp and paper production facilities. Offered: W.

Class description

This class is designed to be a basic introduction to the science and technology involved with the commercial production of pulp and paper products, along with an introduction to the emerging world of bioproducts and bioenergy from forest resources and various agricultural stocks. It will provide a broad overview of the raw materials and major operations involved in the production of paper and paperboard, and a preview of subsequent courses in the Paper Science and Engineering major. It is intended as a first course for those majoring in the field, and also as an introductory course for others interested in learning about the pulp and paper industry. (Graduate students without a prior background in the pulp and paper field may receive credit for the course by registering for CFR 505 instead.)

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Kevin T Hodgson
Date: 12/09/2010