Course syllabus PMP - Chainsaw Operation (FFWT - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Chainsaw Operation
Course title in English:
Chainsaw Operation
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 0/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 10/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor; master; master continuing
Course type:
Type of delivery: usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Engineering (FFWT)
Faculty: Faculty of Forestry and Wood Technology
Teachers: prof. Ing. Jindřich Neruda, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Ing. Pavel Nevrkla (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Tomáš Veverka (instructor, lecturer)
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
To gain knowledge about the construction and motor chain saws (MS) and their differentiation, fuels and lubricants, maintenance, legal principles for using the MS tree felling, primary and special operating procedures for felling trees and working MS, OSH principles, hygiene and environmental environment. After completing the course, students should have sufficient knowledge for determining the correct workflow felling and processing trees and other uses of MS in different conditions. Knowledge and skills acquired in the course are a prerequisite for qualifying for the use of MS after the course can be approved for operating the MS for a vocational qualification examination held in accordance with legislative requirements.
Course content:
1.Opening Session (allowance 0/2)
Basic introduction to the MP, MP classification, fields of application.
b.List of major manufacturers.
The legislative basis for the work MS.

Construction and maintenance of chainsaws (allowance 0/6)
Construction of the MS engine (engine, carburetor, ignition, starter gear, clutch, etc.).
Construction of MP cutting (saw chain, guide bar, sprocket).
Fuels and lubricants MS, ecological service (biodegradable lubricants).
d.Maintenance Schedule MS, MS major maintenance operations, indications of faults and overcome them. Physiology of work with the MS, the principles of occupational health and safety and hygiene with MS.

The main ways to use chain saws and characteristics of workflow (allowance 0/5)
Facilities staff to work with MS and ways to use it.
MS Principles of operation, the technique works with MS (felling, lopping, pruning, wood cuts).
c.Working in normal and exceptional conditions (calamity, slopes near buildings, etc).
d.Other possibilities of MS (care of trees, working in orchards, reconstruction of buildings, products for home and recreation, timber production chainsaw, etc.)..
Legislation felling of trees in the landscape.

First aid for injuries incurred while working with MS (allowance 0/1)
Practical exercises in which students learn and practice the basic operations of maintenance work with MS to MS in various activities in different conditions. (allowance 0/14)
Individual training and the practice of working with a chainsaw in preparation for the examination of the practical knowledge and skills to work with a chainsaw to the granting of credit. (allowance 0/10)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendanceCombined form
28 h10 h
field work
36 h
36 h
0 h18 h
preparation for regular assessment
10 h
10 h
writing of seminar paper
10 h
10 h
Total84 h84 h
Assessment methods:
Beyond basic education to those interested in obtaining permission to work with PD may undergo a qualifying examination consisting of the theoretical and practical.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
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0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
NERUDA, J. -- NEVRKLA, P. -- CACH, A. Práce s motorovou pilou a křovinořezem. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 128 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-841-7.
NERUDA, J. -- SIMANOV, V. -- KLVAČ, R. -- SKOUPÝ, A. -- KADLEC, J. -- ZEMÁNEK, T. -- NEVRKLA, P. Technika a technologie v lesnictví. Díl druhý. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 300 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-840-0.
NERUDA, J. -- SIMANOV, V. -- KLVAČ, R. -- SKOUPÝ, A. -- KADLEC, J. -- ZEMÁNEK, T. -- NEVRKLA, P. et al. Technika a technologie v lesnictví. Díl první. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 364 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-839-4.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
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Course listed in previous semesters: WS 2020/2021, SS 2019/2020, SS 2018/2019, WS 2018/2019, SS 2017/2018, WS 2017/2018 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 11/19/2019.

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