Forest Constructions

Course Information
TitleΔασικές Κατασκευές / Forest Constructions
Code83Ε
FacultyAgriculture, Forestry and Natural Environment
SchoolForestry and Natural Environment
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID600019478

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Dasologías kai Fysikoý Perivállontos (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 15
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Elective CoursesElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)842
Elective CoursesElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)842
Elective CoursesCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)842
Elective CoursesElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)842
Elective CoursesElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)842
Elective CoursesElective Course belonging to the selected specialization (Elective Specialization Course)842

Class Information
Academic Year2023 – 2024
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Class ID
600232026
Course Type 2021
Specialization / Direction
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 24Υ Mechanical Sciences-Applied Mechanics-Geo-mechanics
  • 33Ε Building and Construction Materials
  • 54Υ Forest Road Construction
General Prerequisites
Apllied structural engineering and soil mechanics, Forest Road Construction, Edifice and Building Matterials
Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of this course students will gain the following knowledge and skills: 1.Ability to choose the successfully the building materials and construction methods according to the technical work to be built, 2.Basic methods on dimensioning of structural elements 3.Design and structural considerations upon forest infrastructure works and projects (forest roads etc) and Timber houses, 4.Understanding the complex Environmental Impact Assessment based on specific environmental criteria of forestry projects and structures in nature. 5.Intoduction to basic bioclimatic design methods for buildings within the forest environment and relevant thermophysical properties of building materials.
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
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
  • Be critical and self-critical
Course Content (Syllabus)
General principles and methods of construction and dimensioning of structural elements, reinforced concrete elements, design calculus and construction of drains, retaining walls. types of Timber bridges - design, lightweight timber houses-lodges, timber building elements, structural calculations and stability control. Environmental compatibility criteria of forest road design. Thermophysical properties of building materials.
Keywords
Forest construction, structural control and dimensioning, studies of the environmental impact of the road network and of wooden or structural buildings in nature
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • 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
Description
Relevant websites to the theory and laboratories Videos of construction phases on timber, concrete structures and soil mechanics (slopε and embankment stability), including forest road design Environmental compatibility critetia - environmental impacts from infrastructure works, examples of forest environmental protection in Greece and worlwide.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures260.9
Laboratory Work60.2
Reading Assigment260.9
Exams20.1
Total602
Student Assessment
Description
1. Attendance of lectures and laboratories. 2. Monitoring of student's participation on laboratoriew and compulsory attendance 3. Questions focusing on understanding - perception -critical thinking of students on important engineering subjects, group discussion of cutting edge based on the international bibliography. 4. Written examination 5. Submission of individual assignment.
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)
Bibliography
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.
Additional bibliography for study
Κτiριοδομικός Κανονισμός ΦΕΚ (Τεύχος B’ 3985/22.06.2023 Αρ. Φύλλου 3985), EAK 2000 Τεχνικές οδηγίες ΤΕΕ
Last Update
04-07-2023