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ORML7481forest road-erosion relations3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Erhan ÇALIŞKAN
Co-LecturerNON
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
To give information about erosion contribution of forest roads and the precautions to take.
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : Know the environmental effects of forest roads1,2,111,6,
PO - 2 : Relation between forest road and erosion1,2,111,6,
PO - 3 : Know the things to be aware of when planning the road1,2,111,6,
PO - 4 : Comprehend road drainage systems1,2,111,6,
PO - 5 : Know the points to be careful in road construction and maintenance.1,2,111,6,
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), PO : Learning Outcome

 
Contents of the Course
Construction, drainage and maintenance of forest roads in mountainous regions. Torrent control and road bank stabilization for forest roads in mountains. Hydrology concerns for forest roads. Impacts of forest roads and forestry activities on sediment transport in streams. Low-cost methods for the control of sedimentation from forest roads and forest roads of the models used to estimate sediment (WEPP: Road, SEDMODL and STJ-EROS).
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1planning of forest roads in mountainous regions
 Week 2Construction of forest roads
 Week 3drainage and maintenance
 Week 4Torrent control for forest roads in mountains.
 Week 5and road bank stabilization
 Week 6Hydrology concerns for forest roads
 Week 7Impacts of forest roads and forestry activities on sediment transport in streams
 Week 8control of sedimentation from forest roads and forest roads
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Low-cost methods
 Week 11forest roads of the models used to estimate sediment
 Week 12WEPP:Road
 Week 13SEDMODL
 Week 14STJ-EROS
 Week 15X-GRAİN
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Görcelioğlu, E. 2004. Orman Yolları-Erozyon İlişkileri, İÜ Yayın No. 4460,Orman Fakültesi Yayın No. 476, ISBN 975-404-707-3, İstanbul.
2Görcelioğlu, E. 2004. Orman Yolları-Erozyon İlişkileri, İÜ Yayın No. 4460,Orman Fakültesi Yayın No. 476, ISBN 975-404-707-3, İstanbul.
 
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Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 15.11.2021 1 30
In-term studies (second mid-term exam) 8 29.11.2021 1 20
End-of-term exam 16 11.01.2022 1 50
 
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 3 13 39
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 13 26
Arasınav 3 7 21
Uygulama 1 1 1
Kısa sınav 1 1 1
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 3 6 18
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Total work load107