BA4070 Syllabus - Smart Materials, Techniques And Equipments For Infrastructure - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4070 Syllabus - Smart Materials, Techniques And Equipments For Infrastructure - 2021 Regulation Anna University

BA4070

SMART MATERIALS, TECHNIQUES AND EQUIPMENTS FOR INFRASTRUCTURE

 L T P C

3003

COURSE OBJECTIVE:
• To give an exposure on the advanced materials, techniques and equipments used in infrastructure industry.

UNIT I

SPECIAL CONCRETES

9

Concrete -Behavior of concrete - High strength and high performance concrete - Fibre reinforced concrete - Self compacting concrete - Bacterial concrete -Reactive powder concrete - Ready mix concrete -Geopolymer concrete -Alternative materials for concrete.

UNIT II

METALS

9

Steels - New alloy steels - Coatings to reinforcement - Cold formed steel -Aluminum and its products -Applications. Composites: Plastics - Reinforced polymers- FRP -Applications. Smart and intelligent materials: smart and intelligent materials for intelligent buildings - Special features.

UNIT III

ADVANCED CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES

9

Sub structure construction: Box jacking- Pipe jacking- Under water construction of diaphragm walls and basement- Tunneling techniques-Cable anchoring and grouting- Driving diaphragm walls, sheet piles, laying operations for built up offshore system- Shoring for deep cutting- Large reservoir construction -Trenchless technology.

UNIT IV

SUPERSTRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION FOR BUILDINGS

9

Vacuum dewatering of concrete flooring- Concrete paving technology- Techniques of construction for continuous concreting operation in tall buildings of various shapes and varying sections -Launching techniques suspended form work -Erection techniques of tall structures, large span structures- Launching techniques for heavy decks -Inset pre-stressing in high rise structures, aerial transporting, handling, erecting lightweight components on tall structures.

UNIT V

CONSTRUCTION OF SPECIAL STRUCTURES

9

Erection of lattice towers and rigging of transmission line structures- Construction sequence in cooling towers, silos, chimney, sky scrapers, bow string bridges, cable stayed bridges - Launching and pushing of box decks -Advanced construction techniques of offshore structures- Construction sequence and methods in domes and prestress domes -Support structure for heavy equipment and conveyor and machinery in heavy industries -Erection of articulated structures, braced domes and space decks. Demolition Techniques -Advanced techniques and sequence in demolition and dismantling.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

COURSE OUTCOMES: On successful completion of the course, students will be able to
• explain the properties and applications of special concretes, composites, smart and intelligent materials.
• identify and explain advanced construction techniques used for sub structure construction.
• select appropriate techniques for super structure construction of buildings.
• select suitable techniques for construction of special structures.
• choose relevant technique for demolition and dismantling works.

REFERENCES:
1. Jerry Irvine, “Advanced Construction Techniques”, C.A. Rocketr, 1984.
2. Patrick Powers, “Construction Dewatering: New Methods and Applications”, John Wiley & Sons, 1992.
3. Robertwade Brown, “Practical foundation Engineering handbook”, McGraw Hill Publications, 1995.
4. Sankar S.K. and Saraswathi. S, “Construction Technology”, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2008.

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