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2011-03-11 15:42:42

The natural product wood grows in locations with different climate, soil and environmental conditions. These differences influence its properties as construction material: "Scandinavian spruce, for instance, has smaller knots and lower raw densities than spruce coming from central Europe, and this results in different strength and stiffness values," explains Professor Jan-Willem van de Kuilen from the Department of Wood Technology at TUM. That is why, to ensure the stability of wooden...

2007-07-30 18:21:29

The following area students received degrees from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. Annville - Steven George, collision repair technology. Bausman - Dayne Frederick, carpentry. Christiana - Christopher Brown, cabinet making and wood technology; John Reger, cabinet making and wood technology. Coatesville - William Kramer, collision repair technology. Cochranville - Jonathan Althouse, automotive technology; Matt Harding, masonry...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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