Construction Materials: Introduction to material structure and properties. Metals and Special Alloys of Steel – Glass and Glazing – Structural Plastics and Composites – Polymer Membranes, Coatings, Adhesives – Flooring and Facade Materials – High performance concrete.
Sub-structure Construction: Construction of diaphragm walls, H walls and basement- Shoring for deep cutting – Underpinning; Trenchless Technology; Box jacking, Pipe Jacking. Tunneling Techniques- Piling Techniques-Driving Well And Caisson-Sinking Cofferdam – Cable Anchoring and Grouting.
Super Structure Construction: Techniques of construction for continuous concreting operation in Tall buildings of various shapes and varying sections – cooling towers, silos, chimney – erection techniques of tall structures – erection of articulated structures – aerial transporting, handling, erecting light weight components on tall structures – Large span structures – In-situ pre-stressing in high rise structures. Composite construction of steel and concrete. Rapid construction techniques.
Special Structures: Construction sequences in sky scrapers, bow string bridges, cable stayed bridges – Launching techniques for heavy decks and box decks – support structure for heavy equipment and machinery in industries.