Thursday, July 7, 2011

CE2303 RAILWAYS, AIRPORTS AND HARBOUR ENGINEERING CIVIL ENGINEERING V,5TH SEMESTER SYLLABUS

CE2303 RAILWAYS, AIRPORTS AND HARBOUR ENGINEERING

UNIT I RAILWAY PLANNING AND DESIGN 

Role of Indian Railways in National Development – Railways for Urban Transportation – LRT & MRTS - Engineering Surveys for Track Alignment – Obligatory points - Conventional and Modern methods (Remote Sensing, GIS & GPS, EDM and other equipments) - Permanent Way, its Components and their Functions: Rails - Types of Rails, Rail Fastenings, Concept of Gauges, Coning of Wheels, Creeps and kinks - Sleepers – Functions, Materials, Density – Functions, Materials, Ballastless Tracks -Geometric Design of Railway Tracks – Gradients and Grade Compensation, Super- Elevation, Widening of Gauges in Curves, Transition Curves, Horizontal and Vertical Curves.

UNIT II RAILWAY TRACK CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION 

Points and Crossings - Design of Turnouts, Working Principle - Signalling, Interlocking and Track Circuiting - Construction & Maintenance – Conventional, Modern methods and Materials, Track Drainage - Track Modernisation– Automated maintenance and upgrading, Re-laying of Track, Lay outs of Railway Stations and Yards, Rolling Stock, Tractive Power, Track Resistance, Level Crossings.

UNIT III AIRPORT PLANNING AND DESIGN 

Role of Air Transport, Components of Airports - Airport Planning – Air traffic potential, Site Selection, Design of Components, Cost Estimates, Evaluation and Institutional arrangements Runway Design- Orientation, Cross wind Component, Wind rose Diagram (Problems), Geometric Design and Corrections for Gradients (Problems), Drainage -Taxiway Design – Geometric Design Elements, Minimum Separation Distances, Design Speed, Airport Drainage - Airport Zoning - Clear Zone, Approach Zone, Buffer Zone, Turning Zone, Clearance over Highways and Railways

UNIT IV AIRPORT LAYOUTS, VISUAL AIDS, AND AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL 

Airport Layouts – Apron, Terminal Building, Hangars, Motor Vehicle Parking Area and
Circulation Pattern, Case studies of Airport Layouts - Airport Buildings – Primary
functions, Planning Concept, Principles of Passenger Flow, Passenger Facilities -
Visual Aids – Runway and Taxiway Markings, Wind Direction Indicators, Runway and
Taxiway Lightings - Air Traffic Control – Basic Actions, Air Traffic Control Network -
Helipads, Hangars, Service Equipments.

UNIT V HARBOUR ENGINEERING 

Definition of Terms - Harbours, Ports, Docks, Tides and Waves, Littoral Drift, Sounding,
Area, Depth, Satellite Ports - Requirements and Classification of Harbours - Site
Selection & Selection Investigation – Speed of water, Dredging, Range of Tides, Waves
and Tidal Currents, Littoral Transport with Erosion and Deposition, Soundings,
Anchoring Grounds, Geological Characteristics, Winds & Storms, Position and Size of
Shoals - Shore Considerations- Proximity to Towns/Cities, Utilities, Construction
Materials, Coast Lines - Dry and Wet Docks, Planning and Layouts - Entrance, Position
of Light Houses, Navigating - Mooring Accessories, Navigational Aids - Coastal
Structures- Breakwaters, Wharves.

TEXT BOOKS
1. Saxena Subhash C and Satyapal Arora, A Course in Railway Engineering, Dhanpat Rai and Sons, Delhi, 1998.
2. Khanna S K, Arora M G and Jain S S, Airport Planning and Design, Nemchand and Brothers, Roorkee, 1994.
3. S P Bindra, A Course in Docks and Harbour Engineering, Dhanpat Rai and Sons,
New Delhi, 1993.
REFERENCES
1. Rangwala, Railway Engineering, Charotar Publishing House, 1995.
2. Rangwala, Airport Engineering, Charotar Publishing House, 1996.
3. Oza.H.P. and Oza.G.H., “A course in Docks & Harbour Engineering”. Charotar Publishing Co.1976.
4. J.S. Mundrey, “A course in Railway Track Engineering”. Tata McGraw Hill, 2000.

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