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UNIT I           PLANNING                                               9
Classification of industries and industrial structures – General requirements for industries
like  cement,  chemical  and  steel  plants  –  Planning  and  layout  of  buildings  and

UNIT II          FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS                                               9
Lighting – Ventilation – Accounts – Fire safety – Guidelines from factories act.

UNIT III        DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES                                            9
Industrial roofs – Crane girders – Mill buildings – Design of bunkers and silos.

UNIT IV        DESIGN OF R.C. STRUCTURES                                                           9
Silos and bunkers – Chimneys – Principles of folded plates and shell roofs.

UNIT V          PREFABRICATION                                                   9
Principles of prefabrication – Prestressed precast roof trusses – Functional requirements
for precast concrete units.

Total: 45
1.         Purushothaman,  P.,  “Reinforced  Concrete  Structural  elements”,  Tata  Mcgraw-
Hill, 1984.
2.         Pasala Dayaratnam, “Design of Steel Structure”,  A.H.Wheeler  Co Ltd , 1990.

1.         Henn, W., “Buildings for Industry “, Vol. I and II, London Hill Books, 1995
2.         “Handbook  on  Functional  Requirements  of  Industrial  Buildings”,  SP32  –  1986,
Bureau of Indian Standards, 1990.
3.         “Course  Notes  on  Modern  Developments  in  the  Design  and  Construction  of
Industrial Structures”, Structural Engineering Research Centre, Madras, 1982.

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