Forest Constructions

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΕΣ / Forest Constructions
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000136

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

Registered students: 41
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSElective Courses633

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Course Category
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Forest Road Construction, Building constuction - Edifice and Building Matterials
Learning Outcomes
selection and options of building materials use and constructions according to the technical work to be built, Ability to environmental considerations on Construction of forestry projects, wooden houses, Environmental Impact Assessment of forestry projects and structures in nature.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
General principles and methods of construction, reinforced concrete elements, calculus and construction of drains, forms and calculation of retaining walls, types and calculation of bridges, wooden constructions, static calculations of forestry projects and stability control. Environmental parameters and criteria for forest constructions, Environmental design.
Forest construction, static control and dimensioning of forest bridges, studies of the environmental impact of the road network and of wooden or structural buildings in nature
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • 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
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
via Zoom meetings via Laboratory's web page via e-learning web page
Course Organization
Laboratory Work200.7
Reading Assigment50.2
Student Assessment
theoretical and laboratory monitoring, group discussion of cutting edge based on the international bibliography, written and oral examination, examination and lecturew via internet platforms when necessary.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. ΔΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΚΑΤΑΣΚΕΥΕΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΥΣΙΚΟ ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝ Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 7950 Έκδοση: 1/2004 Συγγραφείς: ΔΟΥΚΑΣ ΑΡΙΣΤΟΤΕΛΗΣ-ΚΟΣΜΑΣ ISBN: 960-7425-78-2 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Σ. Γιαχούδης & ΣIA O.E. 2. Κατασκευές Οπλισμένου Σκυροδέματος Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 9693 Έκδοση: 1η εκδ./2002 Συγγραφείς: Χουλιάρας Ιωάννης Γ. ISBN: 978-960-7530-31-8 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): Α. ΠΑΠΑΣΩΤΗΡΙΟΥ & ΣΙΑ Ι.Κ.Ε.
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