AM 800

Course Name: 

Coastal Erosion and Mitigation

Programme: 

M.Tech(MS)

Category: 

Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

3(3-0-0)

Content: 

  • Origin of coasts, sediment transport.
  • Indian and global scenario of erosion.
  • Coastal erosion and its causes.
  • Coastal processes.
  • Planning and design of coastal protection works.
  • Erosion mitigation – soft, hard and innovative methods.
  • Coastal regulation zone and management.
  • Coastal pollution and environmental impact.
  • RS, GIS, ANN in coastal engineering.

References: 

USACE, CERC, US Printing Office, Washington - "Shore Protection Manual. (1984)"
Ippen A T. McGraw Hill Publications, 1966 - "Estuary and coastline hydrodynamics"

Department: 

Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
 

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Mahesha A., Professor and Head

Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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