Study unit
3513168 Timber transportation, 3 Cp  
Code 3513168  Validity 24.01.2018 -
Name Timber transportation  Abbreviation TimbTran 
Credits 3 Cp Date of expiry  
TypeAdvanced Studies Subject0951 Forestry 
ClassStudy Unit  Hours  
Study right   Grading0-5 
Recommended scheduling 
Organisation Forest Sciences (J) 

Jukka Malinen 

Learning outcomes 

After the course, the student knows the principles of infrastructure in timber transportation.


Essentials: Principles, modeling and methods of operation analysis of wood transportation chain, profitability and cost analysis, planning and construction of forest roads and road network. Complementary knowledge: Waterway transportation techniques. Special knowledge: Information logistics of wood transportation.

Modes of study 

Independent studying of the literature given in the Moodle-page and written assignment (30 h). For the assignment, the student has to register by e-mail to the responsible teacher. The time for the assignment preparation is limited. The literature examination has to be passed in general examination.

Study materials 

Literature specified in the Moodle-pages.

Evaluation criteria 



Senior Researcher Jukka Malinen





Further information 

In English


Letter (J, K) in front of the name of the course/exam indicates the campus on which teaching or exam takes place: J = Joensuu, K = Kuopio.

Present and future teaching
No teaching

Future exams
No exams