Railways, Tunnels, Harbours and Airports (CV371)

Course Name: 

Railways, Tunnels, Harbours and Airports (CV371)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Railways: Rail gauges; coning; adzing; railway track components, functions, requirements, and width of formation;
creep; tractive resistance; geometric design; points and crossings; stations and yards; signaling and interlocking.
Docks & Harbors: Types of harbors, tides, wind and waves, breakwaters, docks, quays, Transit sheds, warehouses,
navigational aids
Tunnels: Introduction to tunneling, tunneling through soils, soft and hard rocks, tunnel ventilation
Airports: Introduction to airport planning and development, Airport design standards, airport planning


1) S.P. Arora & S.C. Saxena, A text Book of Railway Engineering Srinivasan, Docks, Harbors and Tunnels. 2) S.K. Khanna, M.G. Arora and S.S. Jain, Airport Planning and Design

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Prof. B R Jayalekshmi,  Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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