Airports and Seaports Engineering

Airports and Seaports Engineering
Civil Engineering

This course will present the concepts on the design aspects and knowledge on the construction methods. It will provide exposure to the field and serve as base for future practitioners in the field of transportation engineering.

About the Course

This course provides the learner with an overview of planning, design and construction of Airports and Seaports. It will provide a roadmap for learners to understand the concepts involved in civil, structural, architectural and MEP functions involved in the planning and design of transportation infrastructure projects. It provides a brief knowledge to the learner to steer through their career in the field of transportation engineering. The course also provides information on the rapid advancement of technology in this field and helps the learner to acquire application-oriented knowledge with the help of case studies

Course Objective

The objective of the course is:

  • To create an understanding of the master planning process of commercial airports
  • To present the concepts on the planning and design of key airside facilities, terminal building and landside infrastructure
  • To impart knowledge on navigational aids, preconstruction works, construction and maintenance of airfield pavements
  • To give an overview of ports and its components
  • To provide exposure to the design considerations and functional requirements of marine structures.
Key topics
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the course, the learners will be able to:
  • Illustrate the master plan and development of modern commercial airports as per laid down codes and regulations
  • Plan various infrastructure elements on airside, landside including terminal building, and navigational aids to support the operations of airports
  • Design the runways (orientation and length), taxiways, aprons, ducts; preconstruction works of airports
  • Explain the procedures of construction, maintenance and rehabilitation of airport pavements
  • Interpret the design considerations, operations and components of ports
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Dr. C V R Murty
Chief Mentor - Civil Engineering - L&T EduTech Professor, IIT Madras; Founding Dean - IIT Jodhpur

Area of Expertise:
Structural Engineering, Earthquake Resistant Design

Balasubramanian R
Lead SME - Civil Engineering - L&T EduTech; M.Tech - IIT Madras

Area of Expertise:
Steel and Concrete structures, Pre-Engineered Buildings, Design Management

L.S. Kannan
Head - Concrete Management Department (Buildings & Factories), L&T Construction; 36 years of experience

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Concrete Technology,  Light Weight Concrete & NDT, High Strength and Performance Concrete,  3D Printing, Green Concrete Production

K Veerappan
Head - Engineering Design and Research Centre (Buildings & Factories), L&T Construction; M.E - CEG; 35+ years of experience

Area of Expertise
Concrete & Steel Buildings, Equipment Foundations, Pre-stressed & Pre-cast Structures,Silos & Bins, Chimneys, Water & Sewage Treatment Plant Structures

Dr. Shiv Shanker
PhD (Structural Engg) – University of Texas Austin; 20 years of experience in the industry

Area of Expertise
Structural Engineering Design, Tall Buildings

Dr. Sreenath S
PhD - IIT Madras; 9 years of industry experience and 6 years of research experience

Area of Expertise
Steel and Composite Buildings, Offshore Structures, Advanced Analysis of Steel Frames 

V. Jaya Pragash
Head - Geotechnical Engineering - Residential Buildings and Factories, BNF IC, L&T Construction; ME (Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering); 22 years of experience

Area of Expertise
Geotechnical Engineering

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Head - Centre for Excellence & Futuristic Department - Building & Factories, IC, L&T Construction; 20+ years of experience

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Energy Analysis for Buildings, Thermal Comfort, Building Audit & Architectural Acoustics 

C. Mekala
PhD - IIT Madras

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Solid Waste Management, Contaminant Transport,  Water Treatment, Microbial Fuel Cells

Dhinesh K
M. Tech - NIT Calicut

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Structural Engineering, Steel Structures,
Offshore Structures, Pre-Engineered Buildings 



Krishna Madhu
M. Tech - NIT Nagpur

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Environmental Engineering, Water & Waste Water Treatment, PHE Design 



Amitendra Sarkar
B.E (Civil), Head - System Upgradation & Standardisation, Centre of Excellence - Formwork; 24+ years of experience in the formwork industry

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Design (High-Rise, Bridge Pylons, Automatic Climbing Formwork systems), Product Development, Modern Formwork Techniques

T. Jagannath
M.E (Structural Engineering) - GCE Salem; DGM - Centre of Excellence - Formwork; 17 years of industry experience

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Formwork Engineering and Execution, Design, Planning, Digitalisation, Formwork for Residential Buildings, High-Rise/Tall Structures, Factories, etc. 

D. Arunkumar
B.E (Civil) - Sona College of Technology; PG (Construction Management), NICMAR; 14 years of experience in Formwork

Area of Expertise
Design and Execution of Formwork Systems, Planning, Methodologies, Advanced Formwork Systems 

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