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ORM7333Wood Anatomy and Preparation Technics3+0+0ECTS:7.5
Year / SemesterSpring Semester
Level of CourseThird Cycle
Status Elective
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of FOREST ENGINEERING
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerProf. Dr. Bedri SERDAR
Co-LecturerProf. Dr. Salih TERZİOĞLU
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
The objective of the course, to teach wood anatomy and different methods of section and preparations
 
Programme OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
PO - 1 : Know the structure of wood.1,21,
PO - 2 : Understand the basic principles of wood identification. 1,21,3,
PO - 3 : Learn the wood anatomy techniques of preparing the preparation and its usage.1,21,4,
PO - 4 : Getting the skills of compare a Softwood and Hardwood. 1,21,4,
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
What is wood? Woods of Softwood and Hardwood,Features of woods, wood identifications, methods of section and preparations
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Introduction to Wood Anatomy.
 Week 2Wood Formation, Characteristics of woody plants
 Week 3Histology, classification o fplant tissues
 Week 4How to identify wood?
 Week 5Major Tissues in the Tree Stem, Vascular Cambium
 Week 6Elements of Softwood
 Week 7Elements of Hardwood
 Week 8Comparison of Softwood and Hardwood
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10wood defects
 Week 11Fiber defects
 Week 12Second Mid-term exam
 Week 13Wood Evolution
 Week 14Wood anatomy techniques of preparing the preparation and its usage.
 Week 15Compare a Softwood and Hardwood.
 Week 16Final examination
 
Textbook / Material
1Merev, N.,2003 Odun Anatomisi ve Odun Tanıtımı, Orman, KTÜ Yayınları, No210, Trabzon
2Merev, N.,2003 Odun Anatomisi ve Odun Tanıtımı, Orman, KTÜ Yayınları, No210, Trabzon
 
Recommended Reading
1Carlquist, S. 1988, Comparative Wood Anatomy, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN3-540-18827-4
2Carlquist, S. 1988, Comparative Wood Anatomy, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, ISBN3-540-18827-4
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 11.10.2021 1 30
In-term studies (second mid-term exam) 12 28.10.2021 1 20
End-of-term exam 16 05.01.2022 2 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 15 45
Sınıf dışı çalışma 3 5 15
Laboratuar çalışması 3 8 24
Arasınav için hazırlık 3 2 6
Arasınav 2 1 2
Uygulama 3 5 15
Ödev 3 10 30
Proje 1 5 5
Kısa sınav 3 1 3
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 3 5 15
Dönem sonu sınavı 3 1 3
Diğer 1 5 5 25
Diğer 2 3 4 12
Total work load200