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Railways and Airports and Harbour Engineering

RAILWAY PLANNING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE(Text Book)


-:- Road classification
-:- Developments in Indian Railways
-:- Different Modes of Transport
-:- Organization of Indian Railways
-:- Indian Railway Finances and their Control
-:- Commission of Railway Safety
-:- Long term Corporate Plan of Indian Railways
-:- Classification of Railway Lines in India
-:- General Features of Indian Railways
-:- Important Statistics of Indian Railways
-:- Undertakings Under Ministry of Railways
-:- Gauges on World Railways
-:- Different Gauges on Indian Railways
-:- Choice of Gauge
-:- Problems Caused by Change of Gauge
-:- Uni-gauge Policy of Indian Railways
-:- Loading and Construction Gauge
-:- Importance of Good Railway Lines Alignment
-:- Basic Requirements of an Ideal Alignment of Railway Lines
-:- Selection of a Good Alignment of Railway Lines
-:- Mountain Railways and Rack Railways
-:- Need for Construction of a New Railway Line
-:- Preliminary Investigations for a New Railway Line
-:- Types of Railway Construction Surveys
-:- Railway Traffic Survey
-:- Railway Reconnaissance Survey
-:- Railway Preliminary Survey
-:- Railway Final Location Survey
-:- Modern Railway Surveying Techniques for Difficult Terrain
-:- Construction of New Railway Lines
-:- Track and Track Stresses - Introduction
-:- Requirements of a Good Railway Track
-:- Railway Track: Maintenance of Permanent Way
-:- Railway Track as an Elastic Structure
-:- Stresses on the Railway Track
-:- Vertical Loads on Railway
-:- Forces Acting on the Railway Track
-:- Coning of Wheels
-:- Tilting of Rails
-:- Function of Rails
-:- Types of Rails
-:- Requirements for an Ideal Rail Section
-:- Rail Manufacture
-:- Rail Wear
-:- Some Defects in Rails
-:- Rail Failure
-:- Rail Flaw Detection
-:- Theory of Ultrasonic Rail Flaw Detectors
-:- Kraut Kramer Multi Probe Rail Testing Trolley
-:- Classification of Rail Flaws
-:- Ultrasonic Rail Flaw Testing Car
-:- Self-propelled Ultrasonic Rail Testing Car
-:- Need-based Concept of USFD Testing
-:- Functions and Requirements of Sleepers
-:- Sleeper Density and Spacing of Sleepers
-:- Types of Sleepers on Indian Railways
-:- Types of Sleepers on Indian Railways
-:- Wooden Sleepers
-:- Steel Channel Sleepers
-:- Cast Iron Sleepers
-:- Concrete Sleepers
-:- Types of concrete sleepers
-:- Sleepers for Turnouts
-:- Manufacture of concrete sleepers
-:- Testing of concrete sleepers
-:- Concrete sleepers: Handling, Prohibited Locations
-:- Concrete sleepers: Laying
-:- Maintenance of Concrete sleepers
-:- Concrete sleepers: Derailment
-:- Concrete Sleepers on Indian Railways
-:- Treated and Untreated Sleepers
-:- Functions of Ballast
-:- Types of Ballast
-:- Sizes of Ballast
-:- Requirements of a Good Ballast
-:- Design of Ballast Section
-:- Specifications for Track Ballast
-:- Collection and Transportation of Ballasts
-:- Methods of ballast Measurement
-:- Laboratory Tests for Physical Properties of Ballast
-:- Assessment of Ballast Requirements
-:- Guidelines for Provision of Sub-ballast
-:- Subgrade and Formation
-:- Railway Engineering: Slopes of Formation
-:- Execution of Earthwork in Embankments and Cuttings
-:- Blanket and Blanketing Material
-:- Failure of Railway Embankment
-:- Railway Formation: Site Investigations
-:- Rail to Rail Fastenings
-:- Fittings for Wooden Sleepers
-:- Fittings of Steel Trough Sleepers
-:- Fittings of CI Sleepers
-:- Elastic Fastenings
-:- Some Fittings and Fastenings
-:- Testing of Fastenings
-:- Theories for the Development of Creep
-:- Causes of Creep
-:- Effects of Creep
-:- Measurement of Creep
-:- Adjustment of Creep
-:- Creep Adjuster
-:- Portions of Track Susceptible to Creep and Measures to Reduce Creep
-:- Necessity for Geometric Design of Track
-:- Gradients of Track
-:- Railway Engineering Curves and Super elevation: Circular Curves
-:- Railway Engineering: Superelevation
-:- Railway Engineering: Safe Speed on Curves
-:- Railway Engineering:Transition Curve
-:- Railway Engineering: Compound and Reverse Curve
-:- Railway Engineering: Extra Clearance on Curves
-:- Railway Engineering: Widening of Gauge on Curves
-:- Railway Engineering: Vertical Curves
-:- Railway Engineering: Realignment of Curves
-:- Cutting Rails on Curves
-:- Check Rails on Curves
-:- Railway Engineering: Points and Crossings - Important Terms
-:- Railway Engineering: Switches
-:- Design and Length of Tongue Rails
-:- Railway Engineering: Crossing
-:- Number and Angle of Railway Crossing
-:- Reconditioning of Worn Out Railway Crossings
-:- Railway Engineering: Turnouts
-:- Trends in Turnout Design on Indian Railways
-:- Inspection and Maintenance of Railway Points and Crossings
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Turnout of Similar and Contrary Flexure
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Symmetrical Split
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Three throw Switch
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Double Turnout
-:- Crossover Between Two Parallel Railway Tracks with an Intermediate Straight Length
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Diamond Crossing
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Scissors Crossover
-:- Gauntletted Railway Track
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Gathering Line
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Triangle
-:- Railway Track Junctions: Double Junctions
-:- Ill Effects of a Rail Joint
-:- Requirements of an Ideal Rail Joint
-:- Types of Rail Joints
-:- Welding a Rail Joint methods used on railways
-:- Gas Pressure Welding
-:- Electric or Metal Arc Welding
-:- Flash Butt Welding
-:- Thermit Welding of Rails
-:- Recent Developments in Welding Techniques
-:- Modern Welded Railway Track
-:- Development of Welded Rails
-:- Theory of Long Welded Rails
-:- Prohibited Locations for LWR(Long Welded Rails)
-:- Track Structure for LWR(Long Welded Rails)
-:- Rail Temperature and its Measurement
-:- Maintenance of Long Welded Rails
-:- Switch Expansion Joint
-:- Buffer Rails
-:- Short Welded Rails
-:- Continuous Welded Rails
-:- Buckling of Rail Track
-:- Necessity and Advantages of Track Maintenance
-:- Essentials of Track Maintenance
-:- Measuring Equipment and Maintenance Tools for Railway Tracks
-:- Maintenance of Rail Surface
-:- Deep Screening of Ballast
-:- Maintenance of Track in Track-circuited Lengths
-:- Organization Structure for Railway Track Maintenance
-:- Protection of Railway Track for Engineering Work
-:- Patrolling of Railway Tracks
-:- Railway Track Tolerances
-:- Need for Proper Track Drainage
-:- Sources of Percolated Water in the Railway Track
-:- Requirements of a Good Track Drainage System
-:- Practical Tips for Good Surface Drainage
-:- Track Drainage Systems
-:- Sub surface Drainage
-:- Modern Methods of Railway Track Maintenance
-:- Mechanized Methods of Railway Track Maintenance
-:- Railway: Off-Track Tampers: Use and Limitations
-:- Principles of Working of Railway On track Tampers
-:- Future of Track Machines on Indian Railways
-:- Measured Shovel Packing
-:- Essentials of MSP(Measured Shovel Packing)
-:- Advantages and Disadvantages of Measured Shovel Packing
-:- Equipment Used in Measured Shovel Packing
-:- Through MSP(Measured Shovel Packing) of Flat Bottomed Sleeper Tracks
-:- Measured Shovel Packing(MSP) of Joint Wooden Sleepers on Metal Sleeper Track
-:- Dehogging of Rail Ends
-:- Measured Shovel Packing(MSP) of Turnouts
-:- Directed Track Maintenance
-:- Rehabilitation and Renewal of Track
-:- Classification of Track Renewal Works
-:- Criteria for Rail Renewals
-:- Through Sleeper Renewals
-:- Execution of Track Renewal or Track Re-laying Work
-:- Renewal of Rail Track: Mechanized Re-laying
-:- Track Renewal Trains
-:- Renewal of Rail Track: Requirement of Track Material
-:- Train Accidents
-:- Classification of Railways Accidents
-:- Derailment and its Causes
-:- Restoration of Traffic
-:- Train: Flood Causeway
-:- Safety Measures on Indian Railways
-:- Railway Disaster Management
-:- Classification of Railway Level Crossings
-:- Dimensions of Railway Level Crossings
-:- Accidents at Railway Level Crossings and Remedial Measures
-:- Maintenance of Railway Level Crossings
-:- Inspection of Level Crossings by PWI and AEN
-:- Types of Traction
-:- Railway: Nomenclature of Steam Locomotives
-:- Railway: Classification of Locomotives
-:- Railway: Preventive Maintenance of Locomotives
-:- Railway Rolling Stock
-:- Rail Brake Systems
-:- Maintenance of Coaches and Wagons
-:- Design Features of Modern Coaching and Goods Stock
-:- Train Resistance Due to Friction
-:- Train Resistance Due to Wave Action
-:- Train Resistance Due to Wind
-:- Train Resistance Due to Gradient
-:- Train Resistance Due to Curvature
-:- Train Resistance Due to Starting and Accelerating
-:- Train Tractive Effort of a Locomotive
-:- Hauling Power of a Locomotive
-:- Purpose of a Railway Station
-:- Selection of Site for a Railway Station
-:- Facilities Required at Railway Stations
-:- Requirements of a Passenger Station Yard
-:- Classification of Railway Stations
-:- Railway Block Stations
-:- Functional Classification of Railway Stations
-:- Railway Station Platforms
-:- Main Building Areas for Different Types of Railway Stations
-:- Types of Railway Yards
-:- Catch Sidings and Slip Sidings
-:- Equipment at Railway Stations
-:- Types of Indian Railways platforms
-:- Equipment at Railway Stations: Locomotive Sheds
-:- Railways: Layout of Locomotive Sheds
-:- Railways: Essentials of a Well Laid Out Locomotive Shed
-:- Ashpits or de-ashing Pits in Railway Stations
-:- A turntable in Railway Stations
-:- Construction of New Railway Lines
-:- Railway Plate Laying or Track Linking
-:- Requirement of Track Material for BG Track
-:- Doubling of Railway Lines
-:- Gauge Conversion
-:- Execution of Gauge Conversion Projects
-:- Civil Engineering Works of Gauge Conversion Projects
-:- Suburban Railways in Metro Cities
-:- Urban Transport
-:- Surface Railways
-:- Underground Railways
-:- Tube Railways
-:- The Delhi Ring Railways
-:- Mass Rapid Transit System in Delhi
-:- Kolkata Metro Railway
-:- Mumbai and Chennai Suburban System
-:- Necessity/Advantages of a Railway Tunnel
-:- Railway Tunnelling: Tunnel Alignment and Gradient
-:- Railway Tunnelling: Size and Shape of a Tunnel
-:- Methods of Railway Tunnelling
-:- Railway Tunnelling in Hard Rocks
-:- Railway Tunnelling in Soft Ground or Soft Rock
-:- Railway Tunnelling Through Water-bearing Strata
-:- Compressed Air Tunnelling
-:- Railway Tunnelling: Ventilation of Tunnels
-:- Railway Tunnelling: Lighting, Drainage, Shaft of Tunnels
-:- Railway Tunnelling: Lining of Tunnels
-:- Maintenance of Railway Tunnels
-:- Safety in Railway Tunnel Construction
-:- Objectives of Railway Signalling
-:- Classification of Railway Signals
-:- Various Types of Fixed Signals used on railways
-:- Types of Stop Signals used on railways
-:- Railway Signalling Systems
-:- Mechanical Signalling System used in Railways
-:- Electrical Signalling System used in Railways
-:- Systems for and Methods of Controlling Train Movement
-:- Railway Interlocking
-:- Modern Signalling Installations in Railways
-:- Modernization of Railways and High Speed Trains
-:- Modernization of Railways
-:- Effect of High-speed Track
-:- Vehicle Performance on Track
-:- High-speed Ground Transportation System
-:- Ballastless Track

RAILWAY


-:- Railway Rolling Stock
-:- Railway Station Planning
-:- The Evolution of Steam Motive Power
-:- The Advent and Development of Electric Traction
-:- Diesel Traction
-:- Evolution of Wheel Layout
-:- Changes in Locomotive Maintenance Practices
-:- Railway Sleeper Functions
-:- Train Performance Issues on Metros and Light Rail
-:- Freight Rolling Stock
-:- Specialised Engineering Rolling Stock
-:- Materials for Track Ballast
-:- Prestressed Concrete Sleepers (Monobloc)
-:- Rail Fastenings, Baseplates and Pads
-:- Rails
-:- Rail Wear
-:- Desirability of Removing Rail Joints
-:- The Introduction of Track Welding
-:- Shop Welding to Produce Long Rails
-:- Site Welding to Produce CWR

AIRPORT PLANNING


-:- Airport Planning: Introduction
-:- The Airport System Plan
-:- Airport Site Selection
-:- The Airport Master Plan
-:- The Airport Project Plan
-:- Airport Planning: Land Use Planning
-:- Airport Planning: Environmental Impact Assessment
-:- Airport Planning: Economic and Financial Feasibility
-:- Airport Classification
-:- Utility Airports and Transport Airports
-:- Airport Planning: Runways
-:- Airport Planning: Runways - The Wind Rose
-:- Estimating Runway Length
-:- Runway System Geometric Specifications
-:- Parallel Runway System Spacing
-:- Airport Planning: Sight Distance and Longitudinal Profile
-:- Airport Planning: Transverse Gradient
-:- Taxiways and Taxilanes
-:- Exit Taxiway Geometry and Location of Exit Taxiways

AIRPORT DESIGN


-:- Airport: The Requirements for Visual Aids
-:- The Airport Beacon
-:- The Aircraft Landing Operation
-:- Airport: Visual Approach Slope Indicator
-:- Airport: Runway Lighting
-:- Airport: Taxiway Lighting
-:- Runway and Taxiway Marking

HARBOUR ENGINEERING


-:- harbors: Loading and Unloading Facilities
-:- harbors: Tank Vessels
-:- harbors: Loading and Unloading Operations
-:- Harbors: Loading Factors
-:- Harbors: Preliminary Procedures before a ship is loaded or unloaded
-:- Harbors: Preparing Waterfront Operations Log Sheet
-:- Harbors: Fire And Safety Precautions
-:- Harbors: Spills
-:- Safe Handling of Jet Fuel and Kerosene
-:- Harbors: Loading Procedures
-:- Harbors: Unloading Procedures