Course code MežZ1016

Credit points 2

Forest Work and Machinery II

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes8

Number of hours for laboratory classes8

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation05.01.2016

Responsible UnitDepartment of Forest Utilisation

Course developers

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Aleksandrs Saveļjevs

Dr. sc. ing.

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Māris Davidāns

Mg. sc. ing.

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Ziedonis Sarmulis

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

During the study course students are get acquainted with multi functional forest machines and their operational technology, timber primary transport vehicles and corresponding technological equipment, technological maps, logging process design.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After completing of course student will have:
• Knowledge about forest operations technology and machinery,
• Skills will be obtained to compare different variants of realization of forest operations from the technical, technological, social and ecological point of view.
• Competence level, attained by students, will be sufficient for the assessment of the usefulness of implementation of alternative technological solutions.

Compulsory reading

1. Sarmulis Z., Saveļjevs A. Meža darbi un tehnoloģijas. Mācību līdzeklis. 2015. 175 lpp.
2. Drēska A. Kokmateriālu sagatavošana ar hārvesteru: metodiski norādījumi. Jelgava: LLU Meža izmantošanas katedra, 2006. 40 lpp.
3.Rokasgrāmata mežizstrādes operatoriem un kokvedēju vadītājiem. AS Latvijas valsts meži. 2012. 46 lpp.
4.Kopšanas ciršu rokasgrāmata. AS Latvijas valsts meži. 2008. 108 lpp.
5.Davidāns M., Saveļjevs A., Strūbergs A., Traktortehnika meža darbos. Jelgava, 2019, Studentu biedrība Šalkone, 140 lpp.

Further reading

1. Harvesteru kalibrēšanas un kontrolmērījumu vadlīnijas. AS Latvijas valsts meži. 2010. 16 lpp.
2.Pēšons P.Ē. Mežizstrādes darbi komandā. 1. daļa. Tulkojums Staņa K. CO Print EU. 2012. 253 lpp.
3. Pēšons P.Ē. Mežizstrādes darbi komandā. 2. daļa. Tulkojums Staņa K. CO Print EU. 2012. 337 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Baltijas Koks. ISSN 1407-6667
2. Meža Avīze, ISSN 1407-6187
3. SkogForsk Results, ISSN 1103-6222