1) Forest Management in Russia
Title: Forest Management in Russia
Responsible person: Gregory Romanov (Associated Professor)
Inventory of the natural resources and get-up the local territory; working out the plan of resources consumption; kinds of forest consumption – timber, non-wood, medicine, eatable, recreational, forests bleeding; methods of thinning, means of forest reforestation.
2) Optimization Models for Forest Operations
Optimization Models for Forest Operations (6 ECTS)
Timing: Autumn term
Responsible person: Vadim Kostujkevich (Associated Professor)
Relations to other study units: Mathematics
Objectives: The course objective is to provide the students the tools for mathematical analysis of forest operations
Classification of mathematical models. Numerical methods of the decision: Linear programming. Nonlinear programming. Methods of polynomial approximations. Methods with use of derivatives. Nonlinear conditional optimization. Statement of a problem and application in engineering. Methods of direct search. Methods of linearization. Integer and discrete programming. Dynamic programming. Decision-making in the conditions of risk. Raising of task of the stochastic programming. Mathematical statistics.
Realization and working methods: Lectures 32, group work 28, independent study 80 hours.
Study materials and literature: Provided in the lectures
Evaluation: Exercises and course report
Other information: Lectures include written assignments and presentations on the course material
3) Forest Legislation and Forest History
4) Machinery and Logging Technology in Russia
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