Yıl 2019, Cilt 5 , Sayı 2, Sayfalar 77 - 82 2019-12-21

Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey

Tolga Öztürk [1] , Merve Gökçe Varsak [2] , Ebru Bilici [3]


In Turkey, mechanized harvesting methods have started to be used depending on the recent developments in forest industry, but advanced harvesting machines could not be used in national wide due to high operating cost and terrain conditions. The most common harvesting method is skidding with farm tractors since they are easily accessible and cost efficient. In this study, skidding method by a farm tractor in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate was examined in terms of productivity and cycle time. The factors that affect the machine performance were also evaluated. It was found that the average time measurement of a cycle was 30.75 minute and the average productivity of tractor was found to be 4.75 m³/hour. The average volume and amount of skidded timber per cycle was about 1.80 m³ and 2 pieces, respectively. Among the factors evaluated in the study area, it was found that skidding distance had a maximum effect on the total cycle time and productivity. Unlike previous time studies, it was found that volume was relatively less effective on the total cycle time. This study revealed that the examination of the total time and productivity in 
Skidding operation, farm tractor, time study, productivity
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Orcid: 0000-0002-3066-1788
Yazar: Tolga Öztürk (Sorumlu Yazar)
Kurum: Istanbul University-Cerrahpaşa
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0000-0000-0000
Yazar: Merve Gökçe Varsak
Kurum: İSTANBUL ÜNİVERSİTESİ - CERRAHPAŞA
Ülke: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-0532-0890
Yazar: Ebru Bilici
Kurum: Giresun University
Ülke: Turkey


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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 21 Aralık 2019

Bibtex @araştırma makalesi { ejfe655241, journal = {European Journal of Forest Engineering}, issn = {}, eissn = {2149-5637}, address = {}, publisher = {Forest Engineering and Technologies Platform}, year = {2019}, volume = {5}, pages = {77 - 82}, doi = {10.33904/ejfe.655241}, title = {Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey}, key = {cite}, author = {Öztürk, Tolga and Varsak, Merve and Bilici, Ebru} }
APA Öztürk, T , Varsak, M , Bilici, E . (2019). Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey. European Journal of Forest Engineering , 5 (2) , 77-82 . DOI: 10.33904/ejfe.655241
MLA Öztürk, T , Varsak, M , Bilici, E . "Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey". European Journal of Forest Engineering 5 (2019 ): 77-82 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/ejfe/issue/48874/655241>
Chicago Öztürk, T , Varsak, M , Bilici, E . "Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey". European Journal of Forest Engineering 5 (2019 ): 77-82
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EndNote %0 European Journal of Forest Engineering Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey %A Tolga Öztürk , Merve Gökçe Varsak , Ebru Bilici %T Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey %D 2019 %J European Journal of Forest Engineering %P -2149-5637 %V 5 %N 2 %R doi: 10.33904/ejfe.655241 %U 10.33904/ejfe.655241
ISNAD Öztürk, Tolga , Varsak, Merve , Bilici, Ebru . "Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey". European Journal of Forest Engineering 5 / 2 (Aralık 2019): 77-82 . https://doi.org/10.33904/ejfe.655241
AMA Öztürk T , Varsak M , Bilici E . Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey. Eur J Forest Eng. 2019; 5(2): 77-82.
Vancouver Öztürk T , Varsak M , Bilici E . Evaluating Productivity and Cycle Time of Skidding Method with Farm Tractors in Bigadic Forest Enterprise Directorate in Turkey. European Journal of Forest Engineering. 2019; 5(2): 82-77.