Forest Road Construction

Course Information
TitleΔΑΣΙΚΗ ΟΔΟΠΟΙΙΑ / Forest Road Construction
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
Course ID420000197

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
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)
General Prerequisites
Mathematics, Forest & Civil Engineering - Soil Engineering, Topography, Forest Opening-Up, Forest operations and wood transportation
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the practicum in university forests, students will have acquired the following knowledge, skills or abilities in the subjects: 1. Construction and construction of forest roads, 2. Stabilisation of slopes and roads, 3. Maintenance of forest roads and protection of the environment from the construction of forest roads 4. Dimensioning and construction of Economic and durable roads and technical works, use of by-products and recyclable materials. 5. Environmental Road Construction 6. Environmental Impact Studies of roads, paths, etc.
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
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Internship in university forests where students through collecting field data should be able to deliver group work related to the subjects: 1. Planning and construction of a forest road, 2. Study of Planning of Technical Works and Stabilisation of steep slopes 3. Environmental impact assessments for the construction of forest roads 3. Proposal for the maintenance of forest roads 4. Dimensioning and construction of economical and durable roads and technical projects, using industrial by-products and certified recyclable materials.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
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
Course Organization
Laboratory Work4
Student Assessment
Participation in the collection of field data for the construction of a forest road trace and in the group workshop of the Forest Road Planning Study (project) using Forest Road Construction digital programs.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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
Additional bibliography for study
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