Dissemination of IT for the Promotion of Materials Science (DoITPoMS)


Going further


  • Steven Vogel, Comparative Biomechanics, Princeton University Press, 2003.
  • J.E. Gordon, Structures: Or Why Things Don’t Fall Down, Penguin Books, 1978.
  • J.E. Gordon, The New Science of Strong Materials: Or Why You Don’t Fall Through the Floor, Penguin Books, 1968.


[1] J.M. Dinwoodie, Timber – A Review of the Structure-Mechanical Property Relationship, Journal of Microscopy, vol.104, pt.1, May 1975, pp.3-32.


  • Greenheart
    Website describing the explosive properties of greenheart.
  • Balsa
    Website describing a brief history of Balsa and its use.
  • Plywood
    Use of plywood in plane construction.