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Railways,Airports And Harbour Engineering

Railways,Airports And Harbour Engineering

Published by uLektz

Course Code : CE6604
Author : uLektz
University : Anna University, Tamil Nadu
Regulation : 2013
Categories : Civil
Format : ico_bookePUB3 (DRM Protected)
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Description :Railways,Airports And Harbour Engineering of CE6604 covers the latest syllabus prescribed by Anna University, Tamil Nadu for regulation 2013. Author: uLektz, Published by uLektz Learning Solutions Private Limited.

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Topics
UNIT I RAILWAY PLANNING

1.1 Significance of Road, Rail, Air and Water transports-Coordination of all modes to achieve sustainability

1.2 Elements of permanent way -Rails, Sleepers, Ballast, rail fixtures and fastenings, Track Stress, coning of wheels, creep in rails, defects in rails -Route alignment surveys, conventional and modern methods

1.3 Soil suitability analysis

1.4 Geometric design of railways, gradient, super elevation, widening of gauge on curves-Points and Crossings.

UNIT II RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE

2.1 Earthwork-Stabilization of track on poor soil -Tunneling Methods, drainage and ventilation -Calculation of Materials required for track laying

2.2 Construction and maintenance of tracks-Modern methods of construction & maintenance

2.3 Railway stations and yards and passenger amenities-Urban rail -Infrastructure for Metro, Mono and underground railways.

UNIT III AIRPORT PLANNING

3.1 Air transport characteristic

3.2 Airport classification

3.3 Air port planning: objectives, components, layout characteristics, socio-economic characteristics of the Catchment area, criteria for airport site selection and ICAO stipulations, Typical airport layouts, Case studies, Parking and circulation area.

UNIT IV AIRPORT DESIGN

4.1 Runway Design: Orientation, Wind Rose Diagram -Runway length -Problems on basic and Actual Length, Geometric design of runways, Configuration and Pavement Design Principles

4.2 Elements of Taxiway Design

4.3 Airport Zones -Passenger Facilities and Services

4.4 Runway and Taxiway Markings and lighting.

UNIT V HARBOUR ENGINEERING

5.1 Definition of Basic Terms: Harbor, Port, Satellite Port, Docks, Waves and Tides

5.2 Planning and Design of Harbours: Requirements, Classification, Location and Design Principles -Harbour Layout and Terminal Facilities

5.3 Coastal Structures: Piers, Break waters, Wharves, Jetties, Quays, Spring Fenders, Dolphins and Floating Landing Stage -Inland Water Transport -Wave action on Coastal Structures and Coastal Protection Works -Environmental concern of Port Operations - Coastal Regulation Zone, 2011.

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