Course syllabus LDST - Forest and Wood Machines (ILE - SS 2019/2020)

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Course code:
Course title in Czech:
Forest and Wood Machines
Course title in English:
Forest and Wood Machines
Semester: SS 2019/2020
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Fulfillment of requirements (3 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 8/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
master continuing
Course type:
Type of delivery:
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad: -- item not defined --
Language of instruction:
Course supervisor:
Course supervising department:
Department of Engineering (FFWT)
doc. Ing. Karel Janák, CSc. (instructor, lecturer)
prof. Ing. Jindřich Neruda, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: to study at faculty ICV
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
Providing a set of knowledge about the theoretical foundations of design, construction principles, functions, operational, technological integration and work safety of technical equipment used at the main stages of forest production and primary processing of wood.
Course content:
Introduction to the study, basic technical concepts, the importance and specifics of the techniques used in technology, forestry and primary wood processing, forestry machinery systematics, the main group of machines, specific production conditions. (allowance 2/1)
Technique for natural and artificial forest regeneration, habitat preparation, soil preparation, planting seedlings, planting and care of grown vegetation in the landscape design principles, use of safety; technology for education and protection of forests and forest plantations, the technique of work safety. (allowance 2/1)
Machines for logging and skidding of wood, construction of the main taxiway and working bodies, functional reliability and accuracy of the major functional groups, technical diagnostics, maintenance and repair. (allowance 2/1)
Motor chain saw, their main components and distribution; technique work with chainsaw, safety felling, limbing and contraction. (allowance 2/1)
5.Technical diagnostics, maintenance and repair of chainsaws. (allowance 2/1)
Machinery and equipment for air, water and long-distance land transport timber; safety. (allowance 2/1)
Cable transport equipment for skidding; principles of principal cable systems, cable and cableway cranes, equipment and safety. (allowance 2/1)
Technology (machinery and equipment) for use of biomass energy, wood disintegration. (allowance 2/1)
The negative impacts of technology on the environment and mitigation methods; biodegradable fuels and lubricants, soil compaction, damage to land cover and root system of trees. Systems of wood processing. (allowance 2/1)
10.Wood stores in woodworking factories, types of stores, technology, income, protection and handling of logs. (allowance 2/1)
11.Handling and sorting lines at wood stores, measuring and sorting of wood. (allowance 2/1)
Wood sawing, ways of logs sawing, their general characteristics. Principles of logs sawing . (allowance 2/1)
Yield and reduction of lumber and plastering. (allowance 2/1)
Caring for forestry and timber machines, collection and evaluation of operational data. (allowance 2/1)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
28 h0 h
14 h
0 h
field work
6 h0 h
0 h
14 h
preparation for exam
30 h
50 h
preparation of presentation
4 h
10 h
elaboration of reports
18 h
18 h
writing of seminar paper
12 h20 h
112 h
112 h
Assessment methods:
• Development of 6 protocols individually assigned projects (range up to 5 pages).
• The summary essay (range at least 12 pages).
Completion of the course: presentation and defense of their work, checking on the written test (min. 70 points of max. 100 points) and oral examination.
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement type
Daily attendance
Combined form
0 %
0 %
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
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.
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.
JANÁK, K. -- KRÁL, P. Technologie I: pro studijní obor Nábytkářství. 1st ed. Praha: Informatorium, 2003. 204 p. ISBN 80-7333-003-2.

Col. Doporučená pravidla pro měření a třídění dříví v ČR 2008: platnost od 1.1.2008. 2nd ed. Praha: Lesnická práce, 2007. 147 p. ISBN 978-80-87154-01-4.
Zpráva o stavu lesa a lesního hospodářství ČR v roce 2012. 1st ed. Ministerstvo zemědělství 117 05 Praha 1: Ministerstvo zemědělství Těšnov 17, 117 05 Praha 1, 2013. 132 p. první vydání. ISBN 978-80-7434-112-0.
NERUDA, J. et al. Harvestorové technologie lesní těžby. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova univerzita v Brně, 2013. 165 p. ISBN 978-807375-842-4.
MESSINGEROVÁ, V. Lesné dopravníctvo. Zvolen: TU Zvolen, 2001. 90 p. ISBN 80-228-1025-8.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-TEIB-TEIB Technical expertness and insurence business, full-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Field of study B-TEIB-TEIB Technical expertness and insurence business, part-time form, initial period WS 2017/2018
Course listed in previous semesters:
SS 2018/2019 (and older)
Teaching place: Brno

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