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Contrôle électronique de la stabilité pour le transport forestier - survol

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub44234
Author
Hickman, Andrew
Date
February 2016
Material Type
research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hickman, Andrew
Date
February 2016
Material Type
research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Transport
Roads
Trucks
Stability
Safety
Forestry
Series Number
InfoNote ; 2016 n.7 F
Language
French
Abstract
Le niveau de danger associé au transport forestier est extrêmement élevé. En 2014-2015, FPInnovations a répertorié plusieurs technologies commercialisées qui pourraient être adaptées aux opérations forestières. Leurs utilisations permettraient d’améliorer la sécurité et réduire les dangers auxquels sont exposés les conducteurs de camion ainsi que les autres utilisateurs sur les routes canadiennes et les routes d’accès aux ressources (Hickman, 2015). L’une des technologies mentionnées dans ce rapport est le contrôle électronique de la stabilité (CES), qui exige une attention immédiate, car elle sera obligatoire en 2017 pour tous les camions lourds aux États-Unis (National Transportation Safety Board, 2015). Transports Canada (2015) devrait rendre le CES obligatoire pour s’harmoniser avec les règles américaines. L’objectif de la présente note est donc d’explorer les implications de cette obligation sur les opérations forestières canadiennes. FPI a documenté le point de vue de différents intervenants ainsi que la technologie et les lacunes dans les connaissances qui doivent être comblées pour mettre en application ce système dans les opérations forestières.
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Electronic stability control in forestry trucking applications - an overview

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub44233
Author
Hickman, Andrew
Date
February 2016
Material Type
research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hickman, Andrew
Date
February 2016
Material Type
research report
Physical Description
3 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Roads
Transport
Stability
Safety
Forestry
Series Number
InfoNote ; 2016 n.7
Language
English
Abstract
The level of hazards associated with forestry transportation is extremely high. In 2014–2015, FPInnovations had identified several commercially available technologies that could be adapted to forestry operations to improve safety and reduce the hazards faced by truck drivers and the public travelling on Canada’s highways and resource roads (Hickman, 2015). One of the technologies identified in this report is electronic stability control (ESC), which requires immediate attention as it will be mandated in 2017 for all heavy-duty trucks in the United States (National Transportation Safety Board, 2015). Transport Canada (2015) is expected to make ESC mandatory to align with the mandate in the United States. Therefore, the scope of this note is to explore the implication of this mandate on Canadian forest operations. Different stakeholders’ perspectives are documented, and the technology and knowledge gaps that need to be addressed to implement this system in an off-highway application are identified.
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Ensuring access for Canadian forestry operations with wet and weak resource roads

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub8044
Author
Gillies, Clayton
Thiam, Papa-Masseck
Bober, Francis
Bradley, Allan
Date
March 2021
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
March 2021 ENSURING ACCESS FOR CANADIAN FORESTRY OPERATIONS WITH WET AND WEAK RESOURCE ROADS
Author
Gillies, Clayton
Thiam, Papa-Masseck
Bober, Francis
Bradley, Allan
Date
March 2021
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
24 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Forestry
Roads
Road construction
Planning
Water
Series Number
Technical Report TR 2021 N26
Language
English
Abstract
Forest operations across Canada are encountering increasingly difficult road conditions and more frequent access interruptions related to wet and weak road sections. Resource roads are considered a liability by many forest companies and their business model has been to create the lowest cost, lowest standard, resource road network possible that also will provide tolerable levels of access (i.e., some but not too many failures and hauling disruptions). Increasingly difficult operating conditions and frequent access interruptions, however, drive up costs and threaten the economic sustainability of forest operations. Starting in 2017, FPInnovations has launched a project to provide its members with techniques and strategies that will offer more reliable and strong road sections and reduce overall road costs. A state-of-practice survey of FPInnovations members provided researchers with a comprehensive understanding of conventional means of responding to wet, weak road conditions in Canada. The report summarizes the responses to wet, weak resource road sections that were identified in the state-of-practice survey and provides an overview of the chief causes and related site indicators for wet, weak road conditions. Recommended best practices are provided for a variety of conventional industry responses to wet, weak road sections. These address common misconceptions and knowledge gaps that reduce the effectiveness and increase the overall cost associated with the industry responses. These best practice recommendations were based upon findings from a literature review, product manufacturer information, and from researcher expertise. The report also considers improvements to conventional practices, and advanced solutions that are potentially more effective and economic than the state-of-practice but are not widely exploited by industry. Eleven potential solutions from these two categories were compared and ranked in order of potential. The practice improvements selected for further study were soil compaction, and corduroy and access mats. The advanced solutions selected for further study were geosynthetics that offer both soil reinforcement and enhanced drainage, geocells, and TPCS, a technology to improve truck road-friendliness. Starting in 2021, FPInnovations will initiate field trials and life cycle cost analyses of these technologies.
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Evaluating of the CurAegis myCadian watch and CURA technology for driver fatigue management

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52823
Author
Shetty, Mithun
Date
May 2019
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Shetty, Mithun
Date
May 2019
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
13 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Monitoring
Trucks
Forestry
Safety
Logging
FOP Technical Report
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2019 n.14
Language
English
Abstract
As part of the technology evaluation of a driver fatigue management system, CurAegis’s wristband-based fatigue monitoring system was evaluated in one logging contractor’s fleet in the B.C. Interior. The drivers’ feedback, sleep data, and alertness score were collected. The alertness score reported by the watch was compared and correlated with the driver’s subjective fatigue score. The following is the study results and findings.
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Gestion de la fatigue chez les conducteurs. Évaluation de la montre myCadian et de la technologie CURA de CurAegis

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52868
Author
Shetty, Mithun
Date
Juin 2019
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Shetty, Mithun
Date
Juin 2019
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
14 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Monitoring
Trucks
Forestry
Safety
Logging
FOP Technical Report
Series Number
FO Rapport Technique ; RT 2019 N 14
Language
French
Abstract
Dans le cadre de l’évaluation d’un système de gestion de la fatigue des conducteurs, la montre de surveillance de la fatigue de CurAegis a été évaluée dans la flotte d’un entrepreneur forestier de l’intérieur de la C.-B. On a recueilli les commentaires des conducteurs, des données sur le sommeil et des cotes de vigilance. La cote de vigilance indiquée par la montre a été comparée et mise en corrélation avec une évaluation subjective de la fatigue du conducteur. Voici les résultats et les constatations de l’étude.
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LoraWan test results

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub40185
Author
Markou, Dimitri
Date
March 2016
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Markou, Dimitri
Date
March 2016
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
10 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Forestry
Radio frequency
Electronics
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2016 n.30
Language
English
Abstract
Establishing communication infrastructure for internet or telephone access in remote locations is a difficult and expensive process. The forest industry lacks the level of capital that other resource sectors such as oil and gas have to construct cell phone towers or to establish satellite connections. As well, forest operations are constantly on the move which demands more extensive traditional networks. A potential solution to this issue is Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWAN) communications, which is exactly what the name suggests, a low power long range wireless network solution. LoRaWAN networks are a type of LPWAN developed for the Internet of Things. There are solutions available which can reach between a range of 12 km to 15 km , which consume only 100 mW of power (Semtech, 2016). The LoRa system usually takes on a star-of-stars topology, where a long range WiFi router called a gateway backhauls an internet connection to endpoints which are called LoRa modules as shown in Figure 1. These modules can be integrated into circuits for a multitude of uses such as GPS and data sharing. The modules are capable of transmitting and receiving data to and from the gateway (Poole). While this system consumes very little power and can create a long range network, the trade-off is the low data rate. Typical Wi-Fi routers used in the average household has a data rate between 11 to 53 Mbps, while the LoRaWAN data rates are between 0.3 to 50 kbps (LoRa Alliance, 2016).
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Opérateur averti pour la machinerie forestière

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52653
Author
Rittich, Cameron
Date
Septembre 2018
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Rittich, Cameron
Date
Septembre 2018
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Forestry
Machine operator
Fuel
Efficiency
Training
Series Number
Report
Language
French
Abstract
Les opérateurs de machinerie ont une grande influence sur la gestion efficace du carburant et la productivité. L’atelier enseigne aux participants comment choisir les meilleures machines pour le travail à faire, quand les remplacer et comment les utiliser de façon à réduire l’intensité énergétique des opérations, soit la quantité de carburant par unité de production. Le cours présente aussi le concept de suivi de la consommation de carburant et les facteurs qui agissent sur l’intensité énergétique. Cette formation est prévue pour une durée de 3 heures, y compris la période de questions. Au final, il est estimé que les participants peuvent atteindre jusqu’à 10% d’amélioration en productivité tout en économisant sur les coûts de carburant. Cet atelier est un élément essentiel pour tirer le meilleur de votre investissement dans la machinerie forestière.
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Profil énergétique d’une flotte de camions forestiers

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub44280
Author
Roy, Vincent
Markou, Dimitri
Date
January 2017
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Roy, Vincent
Markou, Dimitri
Date
January 2017
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
11 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Fuel
Trucks
Transport
Efficiency
Forestry
FOP Technical Report
Series Number
FO Rapport Technique ; RT 2017 N 15
Language
French
Abstract
À l’été 2016, FPInnovations a réalisé une étude afin de quantifier la consommation de carburant et de calculer l’intensité énergétique d’une partie de la flotte de transport forestier de Produits forestiers Résolu, sur la Côte-Nord. Le but de l’étude était d’établir une référence afin d’avoir une base comparative entre les différents camions et chauffeurs. Des études antérieures de FPInnovations ont déjà démontré que les habitudes de conduite d’un chauffeur ont une influence considérable sur la consommation de carburant et l’intensité énergétique. Lors de la réalisation de l’étude, la consommation de carburant a été mesurée par le remplissage à la pompe ainsi que par la lecture provenant du module de contrôle électronique (ECM). Les deux méthodes ont été comparées afin d’établir un facteur permettant d’étalonner la valeur de l’ECM et ainsi d’informer les utilisateurs des variations possibles des données qui en sont tirées. Les résultats de cette étude sont présentés dans le rapport.
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Équipements mobiles de pulvérisation terrestre de phytocides

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub44061
Author
Desrochers, Luc
Dunnigan, J.
Date
September 1991
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Desrochers, Luc
Dunnigan, J.
Date
September 1991
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
35 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Equipment
Forestry
Series Number
FO Rapport Spécial ; RS 79
Language
French
Abstract
ÉBRANCHAGE EN BORDURE DE ROUTE
Traitement des résidus
EMPILEMENT DES RÉSIDUS
Mise en andains
OUVERTURE DE CORRIDORS
ÉTUDE DE CAS
Productivité
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Results of Symphony Link™ and XBee™ XE tests under Forest Cover and in an Operational Setting

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7514
Author
Roy, Vincent
Markou, Dimitri
Schinck, Michel
Date
May 2018
Edition
49856
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Roy, Vincent
Markou, Dimitri
Schinck, Michel
Date
May 2018
Edition
49856
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
17 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation Infrastructure
Subject
Transport
Testing
Computer
Efficiency
Forestry
Communications
FOP Technical Report
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2018 n.31
Language
English
Abstract
Low power, long range of a LinkLabs Symphony Link (TM) LoRa systems are seeing increased use in creating large scale networks. Following the first series of test conducted in 2016, FPInnovations performed additional tests of a LoRa system in both boreal and hardwood forest covers in both the summer and winter foliage conditions. The maximum average distance observed was 4 km with a peak of 7.16 km. We also conducted test of the Link system as well as Digi XBee® SX RF Modems in a n harvest operational setting.
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