BA4067 Syllabus - Disaster Mitigation And Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4067 Syllabus - Disaster Mitigation And Management - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4067

DISASTER MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
• To create an awareness on the various types of disasters and to expose the students about the measures, its effect against built structures, and hazard assessment procedure in India.
• To impart knowledge on the methods of mitigating various hazards such that their impact on communities is reduced.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION

9

Difference between hazards and disaster -Types of disasters-Phases of disaster management -Hazards - Classification of hazards - Hazards affecting buildings - Building safety against hazards - Floods - Cyclone - Landslides -Tsunami - Fire.

UNIT II

EARTHQUAKE DISASTER

9

Earthquake hazard map -Causes of earthquakes -Classification of earthquakes -Seismic waves -Energy release - Inertia forces - Natural period - Resonance - Damping -Seismic response of free vibration -Seismic response of damped vibration -Performance of ground and buildings in past earthquakes-Earthquake resistant measures in RC and masonry buildings - Potential deficiencies of RC and masonry buildings.

UNIT III

OTHER DISASTERS

9

Landslides-Landslide zoning map - Causes -Protection measures Floods -Flood zone map - Effects on buildings -Protection measures from damage to buildings -Mitigation strategies - Tropical cyclones - Effects on buildings -Protection measures from damage to buildings - Tsunami -Tsunami wave characteristics -Peculiarities of tsunami deposits -Tsunami impact on coastal lines-Effects of Tsunami on built structures - Fire disaster - Causes and effects of fire disaster - Preventive mechanism.

UNIT IV

HAZARD ASSESSMENT

9

Visual inspection and study of available documents -Detailed in-situ investigation planning and interpretation of results-Foundation capability -Non-structural components - Seismic strengthening of buildings –Repairs, restoration and strengthening of existing buildings - Strengthening materials -Retrofitting of load bearing wall buildings - Retrofitting of RC Buildings-RVS method of screening - RC and masonry structures -Seismic hazard assessment - Deterministic seismic hazard analysis - PSHA.

UNIT V

LAND USE ZONING REGULATIONS, QUALITY CONTROL AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT POLICY

9

Introduction-Community planning - Community contingency plan - Report building and initial awareness - Recommendations for land use zoning regulations - Construction quality control -Evolution of quality management -Reasons for poor construction -Construction of quality control in masonry structures - Disaster management policy and procedure -Legal frame work - Institutional mechanism - Schemes and grants on DM - Recommendation of 13th finance commission -Plan schemes - Non plan schemes - Externally aided schemes Role of NDRF in Disaster Management - Medical First Responder - Flood Rescue &Relief Management.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES: On successful completion of the course, students will be able to
• Understand the various types of disaster viz hydrological, coastal and marine disasters, atmospheric disasters, geological, mass movement and land disasters, wind and water driven disasters.
• To identify the potential deficiencies of existing buildings for eq disaster and suggest suitable remedial measures.
• Derive the guide lines for the precautionary measures and rehabilitation measures for eq disaster.
• Understand the effects of disasters on built structures
• Derive the protection measures against floods, cyclone and land slides
• Understand the hazard assessment procedure
• Get the awareness regarding landuse zoning regulations &quality control.

REFERENCES:
1. Annual Report, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, 2009-10.
2. Ayaz Ahmad, “Disaster Management: Through the New Millennium” Anmol Publications, 2003.
3. Berg.GV, “Seismic Design codes and procedures”, EERI, CA,1982.
4. Booth, Edmund, “Concrete Structures in earthquake regions; Design and Analysis”, Longman, 1994.
5. Dowrick. D.J, “Earthquake resistant design for Engineers and Architects”, John Wiley & Sons, Second Edition, 1987.
6. Ghosh G.K. “Disaster Management”, A.P.H. Publishing Corporation, 2006.
7. Goel, S. L. “Encyclopaedia of Disaster Management”, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt Ltd.,2006.
8. Jaikrishna & A.R.Chandrasekaran, “Elements of Earthquake Engineering”, Sarita Prakashan, Meerut,1996.
9. Singh R.B, “Disaster Management”, Rawat Publications, 2008.
10. Thirteenth Finance Commision Report, Ministry of Finance, Government of India, 2010-15.

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