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Transportation Engineering II

Department of Civil Engineering
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About This Course

Transportation Engineering II is a course offered under the KTU B.Tech Civil Engineering program. This is a comprehensive course which deals with Railway, Tunneling, Harbour and Dock.

The basic objectives of the course are:

1. To set a solid and firm foundation in Railway engineering, including the history development, modern trends, maintenance, geometric design and safety of railways

2. To introduce dock, harbour and tunneling


Railway Engineering, Tunneling, Harbour, Breakwater and Dock

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CE308 Transportation Engg.-I

Course Staff

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Nimisha Mathew

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering

Course Outcomes

CE 407.1 Explain About Railways In India & Its Evolution, Modern Technologies, Railway Track C/S & Track Fittings

CE 407.2 Design Of Geometric Elements Of Railway Track

CE 407.3 Explain Railway Operation, Control, Causes Of Accidents & Significance Of Maintenance Of Track

CE 407.4 Explain Construction Of Tunnel & Select Suitable Tunneling Method According To Soil Property

CE 407.5 Explain The Main Features Of Harbours & Dock

Text Books

1. Mundrey J. S, Railway Track Engineering, Tata McGraw Hill, 2009

2. Rangawala, S.C. , Railway Engineering, Charotor Publishing House

3. Rao G. V, Principles of Transportation and Highway Engineering, Tata McGrawHill, 1996

4. Srinivasan,R., Harbour, Dock & Tunnel Engineering, Charotor Publishing House, 28e, 2016


1. Bindra, S.P., A course in Docks and Harbour Engineering, Dhanpat Rai& Sons

2. Chandra, S. and Agarwal, M.M. ,Railway Engineering, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2008

3. Saxena, S. C and Arora, S. P, Railway Engineering, Dhanpat Rai& Sons, 7e, 2010

4. Subhash C. Saxena, Railway Engineering, Dhanpat Rai& Sons

Who should join

Seventh Semester B.Tech Civil Engineering Students - 2017 Admission year