Construction Equipment & Techniques

Construction Equipment and Techniques
(Applicable For Both Civil And Mechanical Stream)

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, Tunnelling 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 technics 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.

Course Objectives

The objective of the course is:

  • To provide insight on the different functions and operations of different equipment and techniques during construction
  • To impart knowledge on the various maintenance and safety to be considered during construction
  • To acquire knowledge on the life cycle of a construction equipment
  • To adopt mechanization in the Construction industry
Key topics
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, the learners will be able to:

  • Evaluate equipment and techniques required during construction
  • Understand the operation of a batching plant.
  • Analyze the equipment life cycle management.
  • Comprehend mechanization and digitalisation in construction
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Our Experts
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

Area of Expertise:
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

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 

C. Mekala
PhD - IIT Madras

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

Dhinesh K
M. Tech - NIT Calicut

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



Krishna Madhu
M. Tech - NIT Nagpur

Area of Expertise
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

Area of Expertise
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

Area of Expertise
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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