Construction Equipment & Techniques

Construction Equipment and Techniques
Civil Engineering

To introduce the learner to the various types of equipment that are used in construction projects. The course also explains the major components and the working principles of this construction equipment. The course imparts knowledge about the application of these equipment for performing various construction activities in projects.

About the Course

This course teaches about modern equipment used in construction projects like bridges, roads, runways, building, tunnels etc. Construction equipment is used to complete the task with less manpower, high quality and high safety in the fastest possible way. This course clearly explains the purpose of heavy construction equipment covering earthmoving equipment, concrete equipment, hoisting equipment, tunneling equipment, power generators, utility, finishing and other construction equipment. It also explains how to identify the right equipment for the right job. In this course, the subject matter experts share their experiences about latest technology, modern construction equipment, chain of equipment and maintenance techniques being followed in construction industry. The course will enlighten the learner on typical construction equipment used globally and also covers life cycle management of the equipment.

Learning Outcomes

The learner will gain knowledge about the various equipment used in construction projects, the practical functions that the machines can perform and the selection of the right equipment for the intended purpose.

Key topics
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Our Experts
CVRMurty
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
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

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

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

kvp
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

Shiv
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

Sreenath
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 

JayaPragash
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

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

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

Mekala
C. Mekala
PhD - IIT Madras

Area of Expertise
Solid Waste Management, Contaminant Transport,  Water Treatment, Microbial Fuel Cells

Dinesh
Dhinesh K
M. Tech - NIT Calicut

Area of Expertise
Structural Engineering, Steel Structures,
Offshore Structures, Pre-Engineered Buildings 

 

 

krishna
Krishna Madhu
M. Tech - NIT Nagpur

Area of Expertise
Environmental Engineering, Water & Waste Water Treatment, PHE Design 

 

 

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

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

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

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

Arun
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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