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HARBOUR, DOCK AND TUNNEL ENGINEERING

HDTE_9789385039195

Weight 0.365 gm
Author R. Srinivasan
Pages 408 + 16 = 424
Binding Paperback
ISBN 9789385039195
Size 135 mm × 210 mm × 18 mm
Edition 28th Edition 2016

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This text-book concisely formulates the basic principles of the subject matter in simple language
presented in two sections.
The Section I —
Harbour and Dock Engineering, is well-divided in twelve chapters including chapter on ‘Planning
and Layout of Ports’. Also the approach of the write-up has been changed according to the form
of facilities and requirements of Harbours and Ports.
The Section II —
Tunnel Engineering, is also well-divided in twelve chapters including newly developed methods
like New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM), Shield methods and chapters on ‘Stages in
Tunnel Construction’, ‘Tunnelling in Water Bearing Soils’ and also ‘Health Protection in Tunnels’
have been incorporated.
Salient features of this book:
* 230 Self-explanatory and neatly drawn sketches, photographs and more than,
* 310 Examination questions at the end of each chapter.
T he book in the present form will prove to be extremely useful to the students preparing for the
Degree examinations in Civil Engineering of all the Indian Universities, Diploma examinations
conducted by various Boards of Technical Education, Certificate Courses as well as for the
A.M.I.E., U.P.S.C., G.A.T.E., I.E.S., and other similar competitive and professional examinations.
It should also be of an immense use to practising Civil Engineers.

Section I : HARBOUR AND DOCK ENGINEERING
1 : HARBOURS AND PORTS
2 : N ATURAL PHENOMENA : TIDES, WIND AND WAVES
3 : PROTECTION FACILITIES : MOUND BREAKWATER
4 : PROTECTION FACILITIES : WALL TYPE AND SPECIAL
BREAKWATERS
5 : PLANNING AND LAYOUT OF PORTS
6 : DOCKING FACILITIES
7 : REPAIRING FACILITIES
8 : APPROACH FACILITIES
9 : LOADING UNLOADING FACILITIES
10 : STO RING FACILITIES
11 : DREDGING FACILITIES
12 : GUIDING FACILITIES
Section II : TUNNEL ENGINEERING
13 : GENERAL ASPECTS
14 : STAGES IN TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION
15 : SOIL CLASSIFICATION AND TUNNELLING METHODS
16 : OT HER METHODS OF TUNNELLIN G IN SOFT SOILS
17 : T UNNELLING IN WATER BEARING SOILS
18 : T UNNELLING IN ROCK
19 : T HE NEW AUSTRIAN TUNNELLING METHOD (NATM)
20 : SHAFTS
21 : T UNNEL LINING
22 : DRAINAGE OF TUNNELS
23 : T UNNEL VENTILATION, DUST PREVENTION AND
LIGHTING
24 : HEALTH PROTECTION IN TUNNELS
Index

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