Quality and Certification of wood products

Course Information
TitleΠοιότητα και πιστοποίηση προϊόντων ξύλου / Quality and Certification of wood products
CodeΜ211-ΑΔ
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600016354

Programme of Study: Merikī Foítīsī_PMS Aeiforikī Diach. Das. kai Fys. Oikosystīmátōn:Prostasía, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī

Registered students: 2
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Oikología-Prostasía-Diatīrīsī FýsīsElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
Techniká Érga, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī Xylṓdous ViomázasElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationSpring-5
Diacheírisī-Anáptyxī Dasṓn & Fysikṓn PórōnElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5

Programme of Study: Sustainable Management of Forest and Natural Ecosystems: Protection, Production and Exploitation

Registered students: 9
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Oikología-Prostasía-Diatīrīsī FýsīsElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5
Techniká Érga, Paragōgī kai Axiopoíīsī Xylṓdous ViomázasElective Courses belonging to the selected specializationSpring-5
Diacheírisī-Anáptyxī Dasṓn & Fysikṓn PórōnElective Courses belonging to the otherSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Class ID
600184061
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
The concept of quality and total quality assurance. Testing the mechanical properties of wood. Standardization, accreditation and certification. Organizations and certification process. Wood abnormalities and timber grading. Certification of forest ecosystems (case study), wood and wood products. European standards and compliance requirements for wood products. Quality control of furniture and wood constructions.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures26
Laboratory Work6
Reading Assigment20
Written assigments15
Exams3
Total70
Student Assessment
Description
Preparation and public presentation of mini projects in class (70%)- written examination at the end of the semester (30%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Additional bibliography for study
Βουλγαρίδης Η., 2015. Ποιότητα και χρήσεις του ξύλου. [ηλεκτρ. βιβλ.] Αθήνα: Σύνδεσμος Ελληνικών Ακαδημαϊκών Βιβλιοθηκών. Διαθέσιμο στο: http://hdl.handle.net/11419/5260. FAO 2013. Wood Quality Attributes and Their Impacts on Wood Utilization. https://www.fao.org/3/xii/0674-b1.htm
Last Update
26-11-2021