Forest Road Construction

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΟΔΟΠΟΙΙΑ / Forest Road Construction
Code037Υ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID420000046

Programme of Study: UPS School of Forestry and Natural Environment (2009-today)

Registered students: 228
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course535

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours8
Class ID
600125925
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
  • Italian (Instruction)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
Opening up of forests
Learning Outcomes
Desiging a layout of forest road network and constructing a Forest road, Slope and road stabilization, Environmental Impact Assessment from the construction of forest road, Maintenance of forest roads using different kind of products and by-products, Calculation of a durable and economic road pavement’s thickness and technical works or projects
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
General about the road design, construction, upgrade and maintainence of roads in nature, the environmental forest road consturction vehicles and their historical development. Road classification, general aspects for the study and laying out of roads.Subject , purpose,historical development and seperations of forest road construction , classification of forest roads.Data for the study and the laying out of forest roads.laying out, process and drawing up the forest road surveying . report of general recognition , preliminary or recognition study, final study, indirect and direct laying out.construction of forest roads,infrastructure construction, study of soil natural properties, soil mechanical, soil technical problemsand research. Soil classification, surface preparation for road construction, excavations, rock removal, soil transport, surface formation and construction of embankments, drainage works. Construction of technical works(ditches,drains,bridges,support walls etc.) Construction of forest road’s surface structure, earthen roads, forest roads with stabilized surface and surface’s stabilization methods.Calculation of road pavement’s thickness,flexible pavements from concrete. Calculation and construction of technical projects.Knowledge of soil mechanics for the erosions, the landslides and precipitations of slopes, protection of slopes with biological mechanics methods, phytotechnical correction of stability, covering and draining of constructions and selection of methods and construction materials.Maintenance of forest roads ant the effects on the environment by the construction of forest roads.
Keywords
Forest Road Construction, Desiging a layout of forest road network, construction of pavement and technical project, using by-products for road uper layer, stabilization of slopes, maintenance of forest road
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Use of PC programs (Anadelta , forest road )for the calculation of pavements and geometrical specifications. Representation of forest road construction with the help of power point and videos. Also I realize an electronic (personal page ....) contact with the students.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures391.3
Laboratory Work521.7
Internship200.7
Project341.1
Exams50.2
Total1505
Student Assessment
Description
Yes and the results are in the page of MODIP
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Δασική οδοποιία Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 49863 Έκδοση: 1/2010 Συγγραφείς: Εσκίογλου Παναγιώτης ISBN: 978-960-99326-1-5 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Σταύρος Αντ. Σαρτίνας 2.Δασική Οδοποιία και Φυσικό Περιβάλλον Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 77109213 Έκδοση: 1η/2017 Συγγραφείς: Δούκας Αριστοτέλης-Κοσμάς, Δρόσος Βασίλειος ISBN: 978-960-418-355-5 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε.
Last Update
21-09-2018