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Optimum road and landing density for timber extraction

A. Bartholomew

Optimum road and landing density for timber extraction

by A. Bartholomew

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Published in 1969 .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Thesis (M.Sc.)--University of Toronto, 1969.

Statementby A. Bartholomew.
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 145 leaves :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20158577M

Generally, the optimum selection age was robust to changes in breeding phase and assumptions concerning age-related variation in heritability estimates. Early selection for core density would result in a correlated increase in earlywood density but little progress in latewood density or late- wood . Sustainability of timber extraction and the timber-using industry. Employment in forestry and the timber-using industry. Writing at a time when land settlement was in its boom phase, Burbridge, Dixon, and Soewardi () for Indonesia, and Kumar () for Malaysia, argued that a sustainable forestry industry could support a larger workforce than tree-crop agriculture on a per-hectare basis.

High Density Apple Orchard Management By: Michael Parker, C. Richard Unrath, Charles Safley, David Lockwood This publication focuses on the management techniques and economic analysis of orchards with more than to trees per acre. Target Density: 41 pcf: ASTM D Product Moisture Content: %: ASTM D Thickness Change 2: %: ASTM D Width Change.

The hypothesis was to use density data obtain from wood cores to “calibrate” the drill resistance profiles. The proposed method is based on the extrac-tion of a limited number of small-diameter wood cores (=∅ 7 mm). This extraction is made in the close vicinity of drilling holes. Density of wood cores is then compared with drill resistance. Unprotected timber exposed to the weather will discolour and may develop and may develop mould growth. Density Varies depending on species and moisture content. Averages at 15% moisture content are quoted; % of the given weight can be added for every 1% increase in moisture content. (*Indicates that density can vary by 20% or more.).


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Optimum road and landing density for timber extraction by A. Bartholomew Download PDF EPUB FB2

This occurs when extraction costs and road costs are approximately equal. Thus: Example: Let the road cost be $30, per km and h be $ per m 3 per m. A crop of Yield Class 12 Sitka spruce discounted to 3 years after optimum timing of first thinning yields a volume of m 3 per hectare.

Optimum road spacing. For timber extraction and in logging areas that are particularly remote, aircraft such as helicopters have been used to extract logs. From the landing, the timber will be loaded onto trucks for transportation to a lumber mill for wood processing. Debarking of Timbers. This difference was largely due to a 33% reduction in road density ( m of road/m 3 harvested in the planned operation vs.

m/m 3 unplanned) and a 70% reduction in log landing area ( m 2 of landing area/m 3 harvested in the planned operation vs. m 2 /m 3, unplanned; Table 5).Cited by: Forest Road Manual Guidelines for the design, construction and management of forest roads Tom Ryan1, Henry Phillips2, James Ramsay3 and John Dempsey4 1 Tom Ryan, Coillte, Hynes Building, Merchants Road, Galway.

Email: @ 2 Henry Phillips, Forestry Consultant, Cloot na Bare, Rathonoragh, Sligo. Email: [email protected] Most authors consider landing site position and road network layout to be the most significant factors affecting average extraction distance (GreulichContreras & Chung achieving an optimum road and track density at a minimum cost.

An Economic Appraisal may also be used in an attempt to minimise the costs of extraction from stump to the public highway, whilst providing the optimum road and track infrastructure to serve a particular woodland site.

See. Appendix 1. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch.

Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle eBooks, Audible audiobooks, and so much more. The wood extraction from stump to landing site is mostly realized on steep forestlands by manual by means of gravity, rolling, throwing, and sliding/skidding on the ground.

On the flat grounds, firstly animal force and rarely agricultural tractors have been used. Forest tractors or skidder have been used on the pulling from slope stands and. A computer approach to finding an optimal log landing location and analyzing influencing factors for ground-based timber harvesting Marco Contreras, a Woodam Chung a a Department of Forest Management, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of MT, Missoula, MTU.S.A.

Such analysis gives forest planners additional information with which to assess the long-term consequences of road density and road standards common in forest management decisions.

The procedures used to create road networks are presented in this paper, along with a sensitivity analysis of assumptions on total network length, percentage of. point of felling and bucking to landing areas [3]. The small contact area where the wheels of logging Optimum road density is an important factor to help forest engineers optimize the harvesting costs using a suitable forest road network [16–18].

The scheduled amount of timber extraction m3/year for the research period. The. a road network in a forested region that provides ac-cess to identified harvesting site and minimizes over-all road building (Kirby et al.

Computer and Linear Programming are the two means that help scientists to solve the problem and many researchers developed a variety of methods to determine the optimum forest road density. To reach. appropriate timber extracting techniques could significantly reduce the impact of timber extraction operations to forest environment while pursuing the reasonable operation costs.

Four environmentally sound timber extraction techniques for small tree harvesting, particularly for thinning operations, were presented and introduced in this paper. DISCLAIMER: In a continuing effort to improve our product, Viking Homes reserves the right to make changes and modifications to elevations, specifications.

Logging is the cutting, skidding, on-site processing, and loading of trees or logs onto trucks or skeleton g is the process of cutting trees, processing them, and moving them to a location for is the beginning of a supply chain that provides raw material for many products societies worldwide use for housing, construction, energy, and consumer paper products.

The optimum extraction conditions were the concentration of K 2 HPO 4 being g mL −1 and the volume of DES being μL. Under these conditions, the satisfactory recoveries of the proposed method investigated ranged from to % with the relative standard deviation (RSD) of –% (n = 3). In addition, the most important parameters that affect the use of a similar machine during wood extraction were evaluated in the present work.

The average extraction net (PSH 0) productivities (m 3 h −1) were m 3 h −1 for worksite A and m 3 h −1 for worksite B. The road and landing construction cost is assumed to be $20,/km or $20/m, the average volume removed per hectare is m 3, and the road density is at the optimum for each system.

In must be noted that the costs are estimates based on standard input data, and will vary depending on the purchase price of the equipment, productivity, salaries. Refusal Density Mix Design TRL Overseas Road N app. D Indirect Tensile Strength Test ASTM D and NPRA test Determination of Binder Content and Aggregate Grading by Extraction ASTM D, method B Effect of Water on Bituminous Coated Aggregates, Boiling Test ASTM D ASTM D and D The extraction of timber is one of the most expensive links in the chain of transport operations, To solve the problem of transport economy by computing the optimum net density and standard of the forest roads Sundberg (, Larsson (, V = the road net density, metres of road per hectare1 B = width of the area influenced.

Chemical Wood Pulping General Chemical wood pulping involves the extraction of cellulose from wood by dissolving the lignin that binds the cellulose fibers together. The 4 processes principally used in chemical pulping are kraft, sulfite, neutral sulfite semichemical (NSSC), and soda.

The first 3 display the greatest.The Mexican Sierra Madre Occidental (SMO) represents a region where hundreds of plant species reach the limits of their northern or southern range. The SMO also features a unique cultural diversity, and many communities living within the forest or in its close vicinity depend on the products and services that these forests provide.

Our study was based on a large set of remeasured field plots.With trucks and machinery entering and exiting a timber harvest site at the landing, there are many chances for mud and dirt to be carried onto a paved public road.

This mud tends to wash into ditches, polluting streams and leaving passers-by with a poor impression of timber harvesting.