CE 2030 COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT -B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING SEMESTER-VII-ELECTIVE – II SYLLABUS- ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI- AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS R - 2008


ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI-

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

R -  2008

-B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING

SEMESTER-VII-

SYLLABUS

ELECTIVE – II



CE 2030                                    COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT                                 L T P C

3  0 0 3

 

OBJECTIVE

At the end of the semester, the student shall be able to understand the coastal processes, coastal dynamics, impacts of structures like docks, harbours and quays leading to simple management perspectives along the coastal zone.


UNIT I             COASTAL ZONE                                                                                                    9

Coastal zone Coastal zone regulations Beach profile Surf zone Off shore Coastal waters Estuaries Wet lands and Lagoons Living resources Non living resources.

 

UNIT II            WAVE DYNAMICS                                                                                               10

Wave classification Airy's Linear Wave theory Deep water waves Shallow water waves Wave pressure Wave energy Wave Decay Reflection, Refraction and Diffraction of waves

Breaking of waves Wave force on structures Vertical Sloping and stepped barriers – Force on piles.

 

UNIT III           WAVE FORECASTING AND TIDES                                                                    9

Need for forecasting  - SMB and PNJ methods of wave forecasting Classification of tides Darwin's equilibrium theory of tides Effects on structures seiches, Surges and Tsunamis.

 

UNIT IV           COASTAL PROCESSES                                                                                       8

Erosion and depositional shore features Methods of protection Littoral currents Coastal aquifers Sea water intrusion Impact of sewage disposal in seas.

 

UNIT V            HARBOURS                                                                                                           9

Structures near coast Selection of site Types and selection of break waters Need and mode of dredging Selection of dredgers Effect of Mangalore forest.

 


 

TEXT BOOKS


TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


1.        Richard Sylvester, "Coastal Engineering, Volume I and II", Elseiner Scientific Publishing

Co., 1999

2.        Quinn, A.D., "Design & Construction of Ports and Marine Structures", McGraw-Hill Book

Co., 1999

 

REFERENCES

1.        Ed. A.T. Ippen, "Coastline Hydrodynamics", McGraw-Hill Inc., New York, 1993

2.        Dwivedi,  S.N.,  Natarajan,  R  and  Ramachandran,  S.,  "Coastal  Zone  Management  in

Tamilnadu".

 

 

 

 

 

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