CE1001 – AIRPORTS AND HARBOURS

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CE1001  –   AIRPORTS AND HARBOURS
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UNIT I            AIRPORT PLANNING AND DESIGN                              8
Components of airports – Airport planning – Runway design – Orientation – Wind rose
diagram – Taxiway design – Separation distances – Design speed – Drainage.

UNIT II          AIRPORT AND LAYOUTS                                     10
Airport  zoning  –  Clearance  over  highways  and  railways  –  Airport  layouts  –  Apron  –
Hangars  –  Terminal  buildings  –  Airports  buildings  –  Passenger  flow  –  Passenger
facilities.

UNIT III        AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL                               8
Visual aids – Runway and taxiway markings – Wind direction indicators – Runway and
taxiway lightings – Air traffic control network – Helipads – Service equipments.

UNIT IV        DOCKS AND HARBOURS                                                 10
Definition  of  terms  –  Harbours  –  Ports  –  Docks  –  Tides  –  Waves  –  Littoral  drift  – 
Sounding,   satellite ports  –  Classification of harbors – Site selection and investigation –
Dry and wet docks – Light houses – Mooring accessories.

UNIT V          COASTAL STRUCTURES                               9
Piers – Sliways – Breakwaters – Wharves – Jetties – Quays – Spring fenders – Coastal
shipping – Inland water transport – Container transportation – Pipe ways – Rope ways.

                     
       Total: 45
TEXT BOOKS
1.         Khanna,  S.K.,  Arora,  M.G.  and  Jain,  S.S.,  “Airport  Planning  and  Design”,
Namchand and Brother,1999.
2.         Bindra,  S.P.,  “A  course  in  Docks  and  Harbour  Engineering”,  Dhanpat  Rai  and
Sons,  1993.

REFERENCES
1.         Seetha Raman, S., “Docks and Harbour Engineering ”, Umesh Publications, 1992. 
2.         Ranga Wala, S., “Airport Engineering “, Chasotar  Publishing House , 1996.
3.         Vazirani    and    Chandolas,    S.P.,    “Transportation    Engineering”,    Khanna 
Publications, 1991.
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