Pr Bernard Thibaut is a French researcher in the field of wood science. He is member of the French Academy of Agriculture (AAF) and of the International Academy of Wood Science (IAWS). His scientific expertise covers the whole forest value chain from forest inventory to wood machining with a strong emphasis on tree biomechanics.
Pr Bernard Thibaut has worked and interacted with many scientists and was a leader in the field of wood machining. With this presentation, he was asked to provide a high-level introduction to the fundamentals of wood machining.
This webinar is divided in two parts. During the first forty minutes, Pr Bernard Thibaut will provide an overview of wood machining concepts linked to the creation of a free surface while he will answer questions submitted via the chat during and after his presentation in the second.