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ЕхАMINATIоx. Two 3-hour papers for Pass and Honours'combined. In order to pass the subject, students must reach a satisfactory standard in both the draw- ing olice work and in each section of the written papers.

Department, and evidence of payment must be produced to the Department before practical classes begin.

Воокs. (a) Prescribed text-book:


Justin, M. M., Rust, L. 0., and Vail, G. E.-Foods. (3rd ed., Riverside, 1948.) (b) Recommended for reference:

Kirkhope, M. G.—Cookery for Invalids. Convalescents and Children. (Robertson

& Mullen.)

British Ministry of Health-The. ABC of Cookery. (1.1. Stationery Office, 1945.)

Everyday Cookery. (Whitcombe and Tombs, revised ed.)

Public School Cookery Teachers' Association of New South Wales—The Commonsense Cookery Book. (Angus and Robertson, new revised ed., 194.)

Halliday, E. G., and Noble, I. T.—Rows and Whys of Cooking. (3rd ed., Univ. of Chicago Press, 1946.)

Callow, A. B.—Cooking and Nutritive Value. (O.U.P., 1945.)

EXAMINATION. (Pass only.) One 3-hour written paper. One 6-hour practical test. The practical work performed during the year will be assessed as part of the Annual Examination.


A course of lectures and practical work extending over not less than seventy hours during term time. This course will be given in alternate years, alternating with Applied Statistics (Forestry Course), and each will be attended by students of Fourth and Fifth Year standing in the course. Forest Products will be given in 1961.

Smлaus. (a) Wood Anatomy (ten lectures, thirty hours' practical work).

General considerations of tree growth; the structure of the cell wall ; the de- tailed anatomy and function of the various elements ; the relation of anatomy to properties and classification, its value in identification; methods of timber identi- fication; the structure and properties. of reaction wood.

(b) Sеаsопъиg (four lectures, two hours' practical demonstration). The prin- ciples of timber seasoning ; wood liquid relationships ; moisture gradient patterns;

drying stresses in wood ; new developments ; plant lay-out and handling.

(c) Preservation (six lectures, three hours' practical demonstration). Status in Australia and overseas ; economic considerations ; types of preservatives; funda- mentals of toxicity, permanence, penetration; effect on mechanical deterioration;

treatment processes ; decay and staining fungi; natural durability of timbers;

wood hirers ; termites ; marine organisms. -

(d) Veneers, Plywood and Gluing (four lectures, two hours' practical demon- stration). General outline of veneer manufacture; selection of logs and flitches.

Plywood manufacture ; types of glue and gluing technique; advantages and applica- tions of glue construction; testing of plywood and glues.

(e) Utilization (twelve lectures). Methods of conversion; modern develop- ments; sawmilling practices in Australia; the grading of timbers; the influence of defects on properties and utilization ; methods of timber selection ; waste prevention and disposal ; integration of industries.

(f) Wood Chemistry (two lectures, one hour practical demonstration).. Main chemical constituents of wood ; extraneous materials ; pulping processes; pulp evaluation.

Booкs. (a) Prescribed text-books:.

Selected pamphlets to be prescribed by the lecturer.

(b) Recommended for reference:. ,

Wise, L. E., and Jahn, E. C. (eds.)—Wood Chemistry, 2 Vols. (Reinhold,

1952.) .

Brown, H. P., Panshin, A. J., and Forsaith,. C.-Textbook ,of Wood Tech- nology, 2 Vols. (McGraw-Hill, 1949-52.)

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Desch, H. E.—Timber, Its Structure and Properties. (3rd ed., Macmillan, 1953.)

Boas, I. H.—The Commercial Timbers of Australia: Their Properties and Uses. (Govt. Printer, Melbourne, 1947.)

Hunt, G. M., and Garratt, G. A.—Wood Preservation. (2nd ed., McGraw- Hill, 1953.)

Van Groenou, H. В., Rischen, H. W. L, and van den Berge, J.—Wood Preservation during the last fifty years..(Sijthoff, 1951.)

Tiemann, H. D.—Wood Technology, Construction, Properties and Uses.

(3rd ed., Pitman, 1951.)

Ward, A. D., and Linn, T. G.—Plywoods, Their Development, Manufacture and Application. (Rev. ed., Johnston, 1950.)

Knight, R. A. G.—Adhesives for Wood. (Chapman and Hall, 1952.)

Brown, N. C.—Logging; The Principles and Methods of Harvesting Timber in the United States and Canada. (Wiley, 1949.)

Jane, F. W.—The Structure of Wood, 1956. (Blackwells.)

Wallis, N. K. Australian Timber Handbook. (The Timber Development Association of Australia, 1956.)

EXAMINATON One 3-hour paper for Pass and Honours.


A course of two lectures per week, with not less than one full-day field excursion per term.*

SmL./urs. Principles of Forest Ecology and their application to silvicultural practice.

Booкs. (a) Prescribed text-books:

*Baker, F. S. Principles of Silviculture. (McGraw-Hill, 1950.) (b) Recommended for reference :

Tourney, J. W., and Korstian, C. F. Foundations of Silviculture upon an Ecological Basis. (2nd ed., Wiley, 1947.)

Busgen, M., and Miinch, E.—The Structure and Life of Forest Trees. (English trans. by T. Thompson, Chapman and Hill, 1929.)

Lutz, H.


and Chandler, R. F.—Forest Soils. (Wiley, 1946.) Kittredge, J.—Forest Influences. (McGraw-Hill, 1948.) EXAMINATION. One 3-hour paper for Pass and Honours.


A course of six lectures per week, with field excursions and exercises as prescribed, throughout the year.

Sи.Lasus. (a) Land Utilization and Forest Policy: Principles of land classi- fication and utilization ; forest land classification comparative study of forest policies and legislation—Australian and other.

(b) Forest Economics: The economic basis of forest production and the


products industries, with particular reference to Australian conditions.

(c) Forest Management: The principles, objectives and techniques of forest management.

(d) Silviculture: The theory and practice of silviculture, with particular reference to Australian forest types. .

FIELгt WORK. Not less than twenty-four days during term, and excursions for eight weeks during the summer and terminal. vacations to consist of excursions and exercises based on the above syllabus, and to include the planning and carrying out of at least one field experiment.

Boons. (a) Prescribed text-books

*Troup, R. S.—silvicultural Systems. (2nd ed., O.U.P., 1952.)

*Jacobs, M. R.—Growth Habits of the Eucalypts. (Commonwealth Government Printer, Canberra, 1955.)

*Brasnett, N. V. Planned Management' of Forests. (Allen and Unwin, 1953.) Davis, K. P.—American Forest M¢Øgement. (McGraw-Hill, 1954.)

(b) Recommended for reference :




M., Wilson, R. R., and Wood,


Utilization in Australia.

(3rd ed., M.U.P., 1957.)

Jacks, G. V.—Land Classification: (Imp. Bureau of Soil Science, Tech. Comm.

No. 43, 1946.)

Huey, W. E.—The Economics of Forestry. (Clarendon Press, Oxon).

Riley, W. E. Economics of Plantations. (Faber and Faber, 1956.) Buttrick,


L.—Forest Есоюоііісѕ and_Finaпće. (Wiley, 1943.) .

Chapman, H. H., and Meyer, W. H.—Forest Valuation. (McGraw-Hill, 1947.) Matthews, D. M.—Cost Control in the Logging Industry. (McGraw-Hill,




C.—Economiic.t of American Forestry. (Wiley, 1959.) ' Hawley, R. C., and Smith, D. M.—The Practice of Silviculture. (6th ed.,

Wiley, 1954.)

Baker, F. S.—Theory and Practice of Silviculture. (2nd ed., McGraw-Hill, 1934.)

Chapman, H. H. Forest Management. (Hildreth Press, 1950.)

Meyer, A. H., Recknagel, A. B., and Stevenson, D. D.—Forest Management.

(The Roland Press Co., 1952.)

Knuchel, H. Planning and Control in the Managed Forest. (translated by Anderson, M. L.) (Oliver and Boyce, 1953.)

Spurr, S. H. Forest Inventory. (The Roland Press Co., 1952.)

EXAMINATION. Two 3-hour papers for Pass and Honours. Records of field work and papers required to be submitted by students during the year, will be taken into consideration.