TRE210 Timber Industry
There may be changes to the course due to to corona restrictions. See Canvas and StudentWeb for info.
Showing course contents for the educational year 2020 - 2021 .
Course responsible: Anders Qvale Nyrud
Teachers: Olav Albert Høibø
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management
Teaching language: NO
Limits of class size:
A minimum of 5 students.
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Autumn parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Autumn parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2008H
Machines and equipment for various processing techniques. Wood and water, dimension stability. Dynamic transport of water in wood. Water content and temperature. Wood protection - modification, impregnation, surface treatment and gluing. Planning of production and logistics. Sawing simulation, lumber recovery and lumber yield. Production economy, cost allocation and profitability analysis.
Lectures, exercises, more and less extensive written assignments plus excursions. The exercises are used to concretise the theoretical material. The students present some of the papers in class.
To be announced in Canvas.
All written assignments. Participation in minimum 3/4 of the exercises and excursions is required to sit for the examination.
Written exam: 3 hours.
Lectures and exercises 50 hrs + 5 hrs. Students own effort in preparing exercises and excursions together with assignments and reports: approx. 240 hrs.
Special requirements in Science
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
Lectures: Approx. 50 hours. Exercises: 5 hours. Excursions: 3 days. Written assignments.
The course will not be offered if less than five students sign up.
The exam is graded by an external examiner.
Allowed examination aids: B1 Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / F