Year 2017, Volume 3 , Issue 2, Pages 52 - 60 2017-12-20

Analyzing Compatibility of Geometrical Parameters of Logging Vehicles and Forest Roads

Murat DEMİR [1] , Mustafa AKGÜL [2] , Tolga ÖZTÜRK [3]


Forest road is a complex and cost stage of the transportation. Forest roads enables to transportation of forest products. Well planned forest road networks improve effectiveness of transport. In order to provide safe and continuous transport long timber, long vehicles such as long truck, 18 wheels needed and appropriate curve widening. In the study, CAD based horizontal driving analysis were performed on existing forest road to determine curve widening requirements for truck and semitrailer. According to results, in case of using semitrailer with 4-meter platform width curve widening area will be needed 6 times more than using truck while, platform with 5-meter curve widening area will be needed 16 times more than truck usage. Consequently, driving analysis results is a beneficial approach for decision makers to achieve optimal solution and to minimizing transport operation costs in forestry.

Driving analysis, timber transport, logging, forest operations
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Subjects Science, Engineering
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-0041-5970
Author: Murat DEMİR (Primary Author)
Institution: ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF FOREST
Country: Turkey


Author: Mustafa AKGÜL
Institution: ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF FOREST
Country: Turkey


Author: Tolga ÖZTÜRK
Institution: ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY, FACULTY OF FOREST
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : December 20, 2017

Bibtex @research article { ejfe364506, journal = {European Journal of Forest Engineering}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-5637}, address = {}, publisher = {Forest Engineering and Technologies Platform}, year = {2017}, volume = {3}, pages = {52 - 60}, doi = {}, title = {Analyzing Compatibility of Geometrical Parameters of Logging Vehicles and Forest Roads}, key = {cite}, author = {Demi̇r, Murat and Akgül, Mustafa and Öztürk, Tolga} }
APA Demi̇r, M , Akgül, M , Öztürk, T . (2017). Analyzing Compatibility of Geometrical Parameters of Logging Vehicles and Forest Roads . European Journal of Forest Engineering , 3 (2) , 52-60 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ejfe/issue/32269/364506
MLA Demi̇r, M , Akgül, M , Öztürk, T . "Analyzing Compatibility of Geometrical Parameters of Logging Vehicles and Forest Roads" . European Journal of Forest Engineering 3 (2017 ): 52-60 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ejfe/issue/32269/364506>
Chicago Demi̇r, M , Akgül, M , Öztürk, T . "Analyzing Compatibility of Geometrical Parameters of Logging Vehicles and Forest Roads". European Journal of Forest Engineering 3 (2017 ): 52-60
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ISNAD Demi̇r, Murat , Akgül, Mustafa , Öztürk, Tolga . "Analyzing Compatibility of Geometrical Parameters of Logging Vehicles and Forest Roads". European Journal of Forest Engineering 3 / 2 (December 2017): 52-60 .
AMA Demi̇r M , Akgül M , Öztürk T . Analyzing Compatibility of Geometrical Parameters of Logging Vehicles and Forest Roads. Eur J Forest Eng. 2017; 3(2): 52-60.
Vancouver Demi̇r M , Akgül M , Öztürk T . Analyzing Compatibility of Geometrical Parameters of Logging Vehicles and Forest Roads. European Journal of Forest Engineering. 2017; 3(2): 52-60.