FOR 436 Cable Systems

For 436 Cable Systems (2 cr)

Overview of the major cable logging systems. Trigonometry and physical mechanics of cable systems, including analysis of forces, tensions, and payload capacity. Field layout and analysis of cable corridors using small yarders on the UI Experimental Forest using integrated field planning and GIS-based cable system design software. There are 2-3 early morning trips and one Saturday field lab. (Fall, Alt/yrs)

Prereq or Coreq: Math 144

Coreq: For 430 or Permission