CE 2036 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECTS -B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING SEMESTER-VII-ELECTIVE – III SYLLABUS- ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI- AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS R - 2008


ANNA UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI-

AFFILIATED INSTITUTIONS

R -  2008

-B.E. CIVIL ENGINEERING

SEMESTER-VII-

SYLLABUS

ELECTIVE – III


CE 2036           ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECTS           L T P C

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OBJECTIVE

This subject deals with the various impacts of infrastructure projects on the components of environment and method of assessing the impact and mitigating the same.

The student is expected to know about the various impacts of development projects on environment and the mitigating measures.

 

UNIT I             INTRODUCTION                                                                                                   8

Impact of development projects under Civil Engineering on environment - Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) - Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) EIA capability and limitations Legal provisions on EIA

 

UNIT II             METHODOLOGIES                                                                                             9

Methods of EIA Check lists Matrices Networks Cost-benefit analysis – Analysis of alternatives

 

UNIT III           PREDICTION AND ASSESSMENT                                                                      9

Assessment  of  Impact  on  land,  water  and  air,  noise,  social,  cultural  flora  and  fauna; Mathematical models; public participation Rapid EIA

 

UNIT IV           ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLAN                                                        9

Plan for mitigation of adverse impact on environment options for mitigation of impact on water, air and land, flora and fauna; Addressing the issues related to the Project Affected People ISO

14000

 

UNIT V           CASE STUDIES                                                                                                  10

EIA for infrastructure projects Bridges Stadium Highways Dams Multi-storey Buildings

Water Supply and Drainage Projects


 

TEXT BOOKS


TOTAL: 45 PERIODS


1.         Canter, R.L., "Environmental Impact Assessment", McGraw-Hill Inc., New Delhi, 1996.

2.         Shukla,  S.K.  and  Srivastava,  P.R.,  "Concepts  in  Environmental  Impact  Analysis", Common Wealth Publishers, New Delhi, 1992.

 

REFERENCES

1.         John G. Rau and David C Hooten (Ed)., "Environmental Impact Analysis Handbook", McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1990.

2.         "Environmental Assessment Source book", Vol. I, II & III. The World Bank, Washington, D.C., 1991.

3.         Judith Petts, "Handbook of Environmental Impact Assessment Vol. I & II", Blackwell

Science, 1999.

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