GITAM University Transportation Engineering II Syllabus

GITAM University Transportation Engineering II Syllabus

 UNIT-I:
Railway Engineering-I: Historical Development of Railways in India, Advantages of Railways,
Classification of Railways, Permanent Way & its components, functions. Track volume and Track
capacity.
UNIT-II:
Railway Engineering-II: Rail Joints, Welding of rails and Creep of rails. Track Geometric Design,
Gradients, Horizontal and Vertical curves, super elevation, Negative Super elevation, Coning of
Wheels,
UNIT-III:
Railway Engineering-III: Turnouts: Left Hand Turnout, Track Junctions, Points and crossings,
Tracks Drainage, Railway Stations and Yards, Signaling.
UNIT-IV:
Dock And Harbour Engineering: Layout of Port, Components and Functions, Classification of
Ports, Harbour and its classification, Site selection of ports & harbours, Natural phenomenon –
Tides, Wind, Waves & Currents, Navigational aids.
UNIT-V:
Airport Engineering: Layout of Airports, Aircraft components and functions, Aircraft characteristics, Airport site selection, Airport obstructions, Wind rose Diagram, Runway design,
Taxiway.
Referece Books:
1. S.C. Saxena & S Arora, Railway Engineering, Dhanpatrai Publications, 6th edition, Reprint
2004.
2. Srinvasan, Docks & Harbour Engineering, Charotar Publishing House, 7th edition, 1983.
3. S.K. Khanna & M.G. Arora & S.S. Jain, Airport Planning & Design, Nem Chand & Brothers –
1994, Roorkee, 5th Edition

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