3.01.00 - Harvesting and transportation engineering



Webinar Series "Automation in Forest Operations"

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Raffaele Cavalli, Italy


Abdullah E. Akay, Turkey

Jiangming Kan, China

Angelo Moura, Brazil

Vladimir Nikitin, Russian Federation

Tibor Pentek, Croatia

About Unit

TOR Terms of reference

Continuous technical improvement in forest operations, biomass harvest and transportation, from the stump to the mill, through support of research, promoting network exchanges about methodologies and outstanding results.

Clusters of primary processes are:

(1) tree conversion,
(2) off-road transportation,
(3) material handling, and
(4) on-road transportation

State of Knowledge

  • AKAY A. E., SESSIONS J. 2004. Harvesting. Roading and Transport Operations. Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences. Academic Press. p. 259-269
  • OWENDE P. M. O. 2004. Harvesting. Wood Delivery. Encyclopedia of Forest Sciences. Academic Press. p. 269-279