Course code MežZP013

Credit points 2

Power Tools in Forestry

Total Hours in Course80

Independent study hours80

Date of course confirmation08.11.2011

Responsible UnitDepartment of Forest Utilisation

Course developers

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Jānis Liepa

Mg. silv.

author Meža izmantošanas katedra

Ziedonis Sarmulis

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Practical training working with chainsaw in clear-cutting and thinning operations, young forest stand tending using brush-saw.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Teaching practical skills in a different forest works, using the most appropriate power tools and techniques. Acquired knowledge and skills are appropriate to the requirements laid down in the forest work workman's qualifications and work using motor saw and brush saw.

Compulsory reading

1. Motorzāģis - lietošana un apkope. Zviedrijas nacionālā mežsaimniecības pārvalde, [1997?]. 65 lpp.
2. Līpiņš L. Stumbru racionāla sagarumošana. Rīga: LLU Meža izmantošanas kat., Zvaigzne, 1999. 75 lpp .
3. Saliņš Z. Mežizstrādes tehnoloģija. Jelgava : LLU Meža ekspluatācijas kat., 1997. 80 lpp.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Baltijas Koks, ISSN 1407-6667
2. International Forest Industries, ISSN 978-989-643-016-00