CE1011 Coastal Zone Management Syllabus

CE1011 COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT 3 0 0 100


OBJECTIVE
At the end of the semester, the student shall be able to understand the coastal processes, coastal dynamics, impacts of structures like docks, harbours and quays leading to simple management perspectives along the coastal zone.

1. COASTAL ZONE 9
Coastal zone – Coastal zone regulations – Beach profile – Surf zone – Off shore –
Coastal waters – Estuaries – Wet lands and Lagoons – Living resources – Non living resources.

2. WAVE DYNAMICS 10
Wave classification – Airy’s Linear Wave theory – Deep water waves – Shallow water waves – Wave pressure – Wave energy – Wave Decay – Reflection, Refraction and Diffraction of waves – Breaking of waves – Wave force on structures – Vertical – Sloping and stepped barriers – Force on piles.

3. WAVE FORECASTING AND TIDES 9
Need for forecasting - SMB and PNJ methods of wave forecasting – Classification of tides – Darwin’s equilibrium theory of tides – Effects on structures – seiches, Surges and Tsunamis

4. COASTAL PROCESSES 8
Erosion and depositional shore features – Methods of protection – Littoral currents – Coastal aquifers – Sea water intrusion – Impact of sewage disposal in seas.

5. HARBOURS 9
Types of classification of harbours – Requirements of a modern port – Selection of site – Types and selection of break waters – Need and mode of dredging – Selection of dredgers.

TOTAL : 45

TEXT BOOKS
1. Richard Sylvester, “Coastal Engineering, Volume I and II”, Elseiner Scientific Publishing Co., 1999
2. Quinn, A.D., “Design & Construction of Ports and Marine Structures”, McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1999

REFERENCES
1. Ed. A.T. Ippen, “Coastline Hydrodynamics”, McGraw-Hill Inc., New York, 1993
2. Dwivedi, S.N., Natarajan, R and Ramachandran, S., “Coastal Zone Management in Tamilnadu”
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