Course code MežZ6021

Credit points 3

Technologies in Forest Operation

Total Hours in Course120

Number of hours for lectures32

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours72

Date of course confirmation14.03.2017

Responsible UnitDepartment of Forest Utilisation

Course developers

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Aleksandrs Saveļjevs

Dr. sc. ing.

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Ziedonis Sarmulis

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

The study course includes methods and techniques for analysis of structure and activities in the forest technological processes, depending on the influencing conditions. The course deals with technological processes in all forest works. It focuses mainly on logging.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge about methods and techniques for analysis of structure and activities in the forest technological processes.
• Skills to analyse the structural elements of forest technological process at stated working conditions.
• Competence, which provides the ability to produce a meaningful proposals for forest work process structural processes for specific conditions.

Compulsory reading

1. Pēšons P.Ē. Mežizstrādes darbi komandā. 1. un 2.daļa. Tulkojums Staņa K. CO Print EU. 2012. 253 lpp; 337 lpp.
2. Saliņš Z. Meža izmantošana Latvijā - vēsture, stāvoklis, perspektīvas. Jelgava: LLU Meža izmantošanas katedra, 1990. 270 lpp.
3. Uusitalo J. Introduction to Forest Operations and Technology. JVP Forest Systems, 2010. 287 p.

Further reading

1. Sarmulis Z, Saveļjevs A. Meža darbi un tehnoloģijas.146 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Baltijas Koks, ISSN 1407-6667
2. International Forest Industries, ISSN 1392-1355