Lecture Details :
Port and Harbour Structures by Prof. R. Sundaravadivelu,Department of Ocean Engineering,IIT Madras.For more details on NPTEL visit http://nptel.ac.in
Course Description :
Vessel type and size - Types of harbour - Port planning - Layout of ports - Types of breakwater - Design wave height, tide, storm surge and Tsunami - Naval hydrographic chart and design of entrance channel and turning circle - Design of breakwater - Types of berthing structures - Loads on berthing structures and codal requirements - Berthing force, mooring force and seismic force - Types of fenders - Active and passive earth pressure and differential water pressure - Load combination, WSD and LSD - Analysis of container berth - Analysis of oil jetty - Foundation design of piles - Pile load tests - Ground improvement techniques.
Design of caisson and monoliths - Structural design of piles - Construction methodology - Mechanical handling systems - Design for punching shear and design of beams and slab - Tranquility studies and allowable vessel motion - Coastal erosion and accretion - Design of sea wall and groyenes - Dry dock - Slipway - Ship lift - UPV, Half cell potential, low strain and high strain integrity tests - Rapid and comprehensive EIA - PPR on green field ports - DPR on green field ports - Modernization of existing ports - Dredging and disposal - Case studies on effect of earth quake and Tsunami - Case studies on integrity monitoring - Case studies on retrofitting and rehabilitation - SBM and open sea jetty.