SKOG340 Forest engineering and logistics II
Showing course contents for the educational year 2016 - 2017 .
Course responsible: Dag Erik Fjeld
Teachers: Jan Bjerketvedt
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
Teaching exam periods:
This course has all the teaching and evaluation in the Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annual
First time: Study year 2015-2016
Road network planning and profitability calculations, business relationships with logging and transport contractors, operational production- and transportplanning, wood supply chain management.
The student shall be able to explain relevant principles and methods for road network planing in varying terrain conditions and respective profitability calculations, establishing contracts and developing business relationships with harvesting- and transport contractors, production planning for harvesting, transport planning for both wood flows and individual loads, wood supply management of both flows and stocks from forest to industry.
Sudents shall be able to do production- and transport planning in a common spreadheet such as EXCEL.
The student shall be familiar with working methods for coordination of supply operations from forest to mill.
Lecture based with labwork and excursions.
Information given at course start
Excursions, oral presentations and discussions around exercises
Written exam counts 50 % (3 h) and assignments count 50 %. Both must be passed for passing the exam. Excursions must be approved.
300 hours with lectures, labworks, excursions and self study.
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
24 lecture hours, 48 hours labwork, 3 excursion days
External examiner assesses all exam papers. Excursions approved by staff.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: Continuous exam: A - E / Ikke bestått