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Kiln: Lumber Drying

Course number : CT-45-0169   ID : 101713   
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ClassGraphic This online (instructor-led) hybrid course introduces the fundamentals of kiln lumber drying and provides a basic understanding of wood and how to dry it. This class offers practical, up-to-date information on wood properties and how wood dries. Students will learn how steam-heated and dehumidification kilns are made, operated and maintained, and how to create and modify kiln schedules for different species. Drying to meet the European quality standards and heat treating standards will also be discussed. Students will participate in (4) interactive video conference sessions with the instructor.

Topics Include
  • Air/Water & Wood
  • Moisture Content
  • Drying Equipment & Methods
  • Scales and Calculations
  • Relative/Absolute Humidity
  • Kiln Process
  • Cooling and Related Systems
 
What to Expect
This instructor-led online course is offered through North Idaho College’s Canvas system. The course consists of 2-3 hours of online study per week, module assessments and student interaction. Students will be required to participate in 3-4 interactive sessions with the instructor. The interactive sessions will be conducted through Zoom Video Conferencing.

Video Conferencing sessions will be from 8:30 am-10:30 am on October 21, November 4, November 18, and December 9.
Student Resources: Important Links Zoom Video Conference System Requirements
  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in
  • Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card
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Class Details

65 Sessions
Days of the Week :Multiple Days of the Week :
  Weekly - Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun.  
  Wed.  
  Wed.  
  Wed.  
  Wed.  

Location : Multiple Location : 
  NIC Workforce Training Center
  N/A.

Instructor : Michael Milota 

 

Notice

Please read:  Live Webinar/Zoom Sessions scheduled for the following dates October 21, November 4, November 18 and December 9 from 8:30am to 10:30am PST in room 106

Fee: 

$895.00

Registration Closes On
Monday, October 12, 2020 @ 12:00 AM


Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/12/2020 - 12/11/2020 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM N/A, N/A  Map, Room: Online Michael Milota 
10/21/2020 Wed 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Post Falls, NIC Workforce Training Center  Map Michael Milota 
11/4/2020 Wed 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Post Falls, NIC Workforce Training Center  Map Michael Milota 
11/18/2020 Wed 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Post Falls, NIC Workforce Training Center  Map Michael Milota 
12/9/2020 Wed 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Post Falls, NIC Workforce Training Center  Map Michael Milota 

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