Course code MatZ3064

Credit points 4.50

Planning of Wood Processing Enterprises

Total Hours in Course120

Number of hours for lectures36

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes12

Independent study hours72

Date of course confirmation09.01.2018

Responsible UnitInstitute of Civil Engineering and Wood Processing

Course developer

author lect.

Ulvis Miončinskis

Mg. sc. ing.

Prior knowledge

MašZ4013, Technical Graphics I

MašZ4014, Technical Graphics II

MatZ3028, Wood Processing Machinery and Tools

Replaced course

MatZB020 [GMTRB020] Planning of Wood Processing Enterprises

Course abstract

Regulatory enactments governing the design of manufacturing buildings and technologies. Construction standards and building statements. Possibilities and solutions for the use of different materials in the construction of wood processing plants. Construction solutions for building elements. Special guidance on a separate chapter of the project projects, including the development of a graphic part. Data needed for design: characteristics of finished production, raw material characteristics, restrictive manufacturing and technology marketing conditions.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

For regulatory enactments regulating construction - discussion lessons, independent work, exam.
About key elements of manufacturing buildings - in discussion lessons, exam.
On the basic principles of design of production facilities - an exam in the discussion classes.
Capable of performing plant technological calculations - in discussion lessons, exam.
Capable of developing a product-making technology project - in discussion lessons, exam.
Ability to evaluate the compliance of wood processing companies projects and technology for producing products - in discussion lessons, exam.

Course Content(Calendar)

1. Introduction, general framework of construction, terminology. (3 h)
2. Regulatory documents governing construction. (9 h practical jobs)
3. Composition and development methodology of the industrial enterprise project proposal. (3 h lectures, 3 h practical jobs)
4. Planning of technological equipment. (3 h)
5. Methodology for developing an enterprise site plan, space plan. (3 h)
6. Foundations and bases. (3 h)
7. Frame buildings. (3 h)
8. Walls and bulkheads. (3 h)
9. Floors and roofs. (3 h)
10. Windows, doors and stairs. (3 h)
11. Water supply and sewer. (3 h)
12. Household premises and auxiliary buildings. (3 h)
13. Construction materials. (3 h)

Requirements for awarding credit points

You must successfully pass the exam, defend your own work.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Establishment rules of certain administrative territory (Individual study and presentation).

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

Independent work - 40%.
Exam - 60%.

Compulsory reading

1. Štrausa S. u.c. Rūpniecības ēku plānojumi un konstruktīvie risinājumi. Jelgava: LLU, 2008. 144 lpp.
2. Шерешевский И. А. Конструирование промышленных зданий и сооружений. Москва: Архитектура-С, 2007. 167 c.
3. Ernst Neufert, Peter Neufert. Neufert Architects' Data.Wiley-Blackwell; 4 edition, 2012., 608 p.

Further reading

1. Būvniecības likums: LR Likums [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 09.07.2013.; stājas spēkā 01.10.2014.; [Skatīts 24.01.2021.]. Pieejams:
2. Vispārīgie teritorijas plānošanas, izmantošanas un apbūves noteikumi: MK noteikumi Nr. 240 [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 30.04.2013.; stājas spēkā 22.05.2013.: [Skatīts 24.01.2021.]. Pieejams:

Periodicals and other sources

1. Žurnāls "Baltijas koks" ISSN 1407-6667


The study course is included in the compulsory part of the professional higher education study program Wood Processing realized by Forest Faculty