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RAILWAY PLANNING CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE(Text Book)


-> Road classification
-> Developments in Indian Railways
-> Different Modes of Transport
-> Organization of Indian Railways
-> Indian Railway Finances and their Control
-> Commission of Railway Safety
-> Long term Corporate Plan of Indian Railways
-> Classification of Railway Lines in India
-> General Features of Indian Railways
-> Important Statistics of Indian Railways
-> Undertakings Under Ministry of Railways
-> Gauges on World Railways
-> Different Gauges on Indian Railways
-> Choice of Gauge
-> Problems Caused by Change of Gauge
-> Uni-gauge Policy of Indian Railways
-> Loading and Construction Gauge
-> Importance of Good Railway Lines Alignment
-> Basic Requirements of an Ideal Alignment of Railway Lines
-> Selection of a Good Alignment of Railway Lines
-> Mountain Railways and Rack Railways
-> Need for Construction of a New Railway Line
-> Preliminary Investigations for a New Railway Line
-> Types of Railway Construction Surveys
-> Railway Traffic Survey
-> Railway Reconnaissance Survey
-> Railway Preliminary Survey
-> Railway Final Location Survey
-> Modern Railway Surveying Techniques for Difficult Terrain
-> Construction of New Railway Lines
-> Track and Track Stresses - Introduction
-> Requirements of a Good Railway Track
-> Railway Track: Maintenance of Permanent Way
-> Railway Track as an Elastic Structure
-> Stresses on the Railway Track
-> Vertical Loads on Railway
-> Forces Acting on the Railway Track
-> Coning of Wheels
-> Tilting of Rails
-> Function of Rails
-> Types of Rails
-> Requirements for an Ideal Rail Section
-> Rail Manufacture
-> Rail Wear
-> Some Defects in Rails
-> Rail Failure
-> Rail Flaw Detection
-> Theory of Ultrasonic Rail Flaw Detectors
-> Kraut Kramer Multi Probe Rail Testing Trolley
-> Classification of Rail Flaws
-> Ultrasonic Rail Flaw Testing Car
-> Self-propelled Ultrasonic Rail Testing Car
-> Need-based Concept of USFD Testing
-> Functions and Requirements of Sleepers
-> Sleeper Density and Spacing of Sleepers
-> Types of Sleepers on Indian Railways
-> Types of Sleepers on Indian Railways
-> Wooden Sleepers
-> Steel Channel Sleepers
-> Cast Iron Sleepers
-> Concrete Sleepers
-> Types of concrete sleepers
-> Sleepers for Turnouts
-> Manufacture of concrete sleepers
-> Testing of concrete sleepers
-> Concrete sleepers: Handling, Prohibited Locations
-> Concrete sleepers: Laying
-> Maintenance of Concrete sleepers
-> Concrete sleepers: Derailment
-> Concrete Sleepers on Indian Railways
-> Treated and Untreated Sleepers
-> Functions of Ballast
-> Types of Ballast
-> Sizes of Ballast
-> Requirements of a Good Ballast
-> Design of Ballast Section
-> Specifications for Track Ballast
-> Collection and Transportation of Ballasts
-> Methods of ballast Measurement
-> Laboratory Tests for Physical Properties of Ballast
-> Assessment of Ballast Requirements
-> Guidelines for Provision of Sub-ballast
-> Subgrade and Formation
-> Railway Engineering: Slopes of Formation
-> Execution of Earthwork in Embankments and Cuttings
-> Blanket and Blanketing Material
-> Failure of Railway Embankment
-> Railway Formation: Site Investigations
-> Rail to Rail Fastenings
-> Fittings for Wooden Sleepers
-> Fittings of Steel Trough Sleepers
-> Fittings of CI Sleepers
-> Elastic Fastenings
-> Some Fittings and Fastenings
-> Testing of Fastenings
-> Theories for the Development of Creep
-> Causes of Creep
-> Effects of Creep
-> Measurement of Creep
-> Adjustment of Creep
-> Creep Adjuster
-> Portions of Track Susceptible to Creep and Measures to Reduce Creep
-> Necessity for Geometric Design of Track
-> Gradients of Track
-> Railway Engineering Curves and Super elevation: Circular Curves
-> Railway Engineering: Superelevation
-> Railway Engineering: Safe Speed on Curves
-> Railway Engineering:Transition Curve
-> Railway Engineering: Compound and Reverse Curve
-> Railway Engineering: Extra Clearance on Curves
-> Railway Engineering: Widening of Gauge on Curves
-> Railway Engineering: Vertical Curves
-> Railway Engineering: Realignment of Curves
-> Cutting Rails on Curves
-> Check Rails on Curves
-> Railway Engineering: Points and Crossings - Important Terms
-> Railway Engineering: Switches
-> Design and Length of Tongue Rails
-> Railway Engineering: Crossing
-> Number and Angle of Railway Crossing
-> Reconditioning of Worn Out Railway Crossings
-> Railway Engineering: Turnouts
-> Trends in Turnout Design on Indian Railways
-> Inspection and Maintenance of Railway Points and Crossings
-> Railway Track Junctions: Turnout of Similar and Contrary Flexure
-> Railway Track Junctions: Symmetrical Split
-> Railway Track Junctions: Three throw Switch
-> Railway Track Junctions: Double Turnout
-> Crossover Between Two Parallel Railway Tracks with an Intermediate Straight Length
-> Railway Track Junctions: Diamond Crossing
-> Railway Track Junctions: Scissors Crossover
-> Gauntletted Railway Track
-> Railway Track Junctions: Gathering Line
-> Railway Track Junctions: Triangle
-> Railway Track Junctions: Double Junctions
-> Ill Effects of a Rail Joint
-> Requirements of an Ideal Rail Joint
-> Types of Rail Joints
-> Welding a Rail Joint methods used on railways
-> Gas Pressure Welding
-> Electric or Metal Arc Welding
-> Flash Butt Welding
-> Thermit Welding of Rails
-> Recent Developments in Welding Techniques
-> Modern Welded Railway Track
-> Development of Welded Rails
-> Theory of Long Welded Rails
-> Prohibited Locations for LWR(Long Welded Rails)
-> Track Structure for LWR(Long Welded Rails)
-> Rail Temperature and its Measurement
-> Maintenance of Long Welded Rails
-> Switch Expansion Joint
-> Buffer Rails
-> Short Welded Rails
-> Continuous Welded Rails
-> Buckling of Rail Track
-> Necessity and Advantages of Track Maintenance
-> Essentials of Track Maintenance
-> Measuring Equipment and Maintenance Tools for Railway Tracks
-> Maintenance of Rail Surface
-> Deep Screening of Ballast
-> Maintenance of Track in Track-circuited Lengths
-> Organization Structure for Railway Track Maintenance
-> Protection of Railway Track for Engineering Work
-> Patrolling of Railway Tracks
-> Railway Track Tolerances
-> Need for Proper Track Drainage
-> Sources of Percolated Water in the Railway Track
-> Requirements of a Good Track Drainage System
-> Practical Tips for Good Surface Drainage
-> Track Drainage Systems
-> Sub surface Drainage
-> Modern Methods of Railway Track Maintenance
-> Mechanized Methods of Railway Track Maintenance
-> Railway: Off-Track Tampers: Use and Limitations
-> Principles of Working of Railway On track Tampers
-> Future of Track Machines on Indian Railways
-> Measured Shovel Packing
-> Essentials of MSP(Measured Shovel Packing)
-> Advantages and Disadvantages of Measured Shovel Packing
-> Equipment Used in Measured Shovel Packing
-> Through MSP(Measured Shovel Packing) of Flat Bottomed Sleeper Tracks
-> Measured Shovel Packing(MSP) of Joint Wooden Sleepers on Metal Sleeper Track
-> Dehogging of Rail Ends
-> Measured Shovel Packing(MSP) of Turnouts
-> Directed Track Maintenance
-> Rehabilitation and Renewal of Track
-> Classification of Track Renewal Works
-> Criteria for Rail Renewals
-> Through Sleeper Renewals
-> Execution of Track Renewal or Track Re-laying Work
-> Renewal of Rail Track: Mechanized Re-laying
-> Track Renewal Trains
-> Renewal of Rail Track: Requirement of Track Material
-> Train Accidents
-> Classification of Railways Accidents
-> Derailment and its Causes
-> Restoration of Traffic
-> Train: Flood Causeway
-> Safety Measures on Indian Railways
-> Railway Disaster Management
-> Classification of Railway Level Crossings
-> Dimensions of Railway Level Crossings
-> Accidents at Railway Level Crossings and Remedial Measures
-> Maintenance of Railway Level Crossings
-> Inspection of Level Crossings by PWI and AEN
-> Types of Traction
-> Railway: Nomenclature of Steam Locomotives
-> Railway: Classification of Locomotives
-> Railway: Preventive Maintenance of Locomotives
-> Railway Rolling Stock
-> Rail Brake Systems
-> Maintenance of Coaches and Wagons
-> Design Features of Modern Coaching and Goods Stock
-> Train Resistance Due to Friction
-> Train Resistance Due to Wave Action
-> Train Resistance Due to Wind
-> Train Resistance Due to Gradient
-> Train Resistance Due to Curvature
-> Train Resistance Due to Starting and Accelerating
-> Train Tractive Effort of a Locomotive
-> Hauling Power of a Locomotive
-> Purpose of a Railway Station
-> Selection of Site for a Railway Station
-> Facilities Required at Railway Stations
-> Requirements of a Passenger Station Yard
-> Classification of Railway Stations
-> Railway Block Stations
-> Functional Classification of Railway Stations
-> Railway Station Platforms
-> Main Building Areas for Different Types of Railway Stations
-> Types of Railway Yards
-> Catch Sidings and Slip Sidings
-> Equipment at Railway Stations
-> Types of Indian Railways platforms
-> Equipment at Railway Stations: Locomotive Sheds
-> Railways: Layout of Locomotive Sheds
-> Railways: Essentials of a Well Laid Out Locomotive Shed
-> Ashpits or de-ashing Pits in Railway Stations
-> A turntable in Railway Stations
-> Construction of New Railway Lines
-> Railway Plate Laying or Track Linking
-> Requirement of Track Material for BG Track
-> Doubling of Railway Lines
-> Gauge Conversion
-> Execution of Gauge Conversion Projects
-> Civil Engineering Works of Gauge Conversion Projects
-> Suburban Railways in Metro Cities
-> Urban Transport
-> Surface Railways
-> Underground Railways
-> Tube Railways
-> The Delhi Ring Railways
-> Mass Rapid Transit System in Delhi
-> Kolkata Metro Railway
-> Mumbai and Chennai Suburban System
-> Necessity/Advantages of a Railway Tunnel
-> Railway Tunnelling: Tunnel Alignment and Gradient
-> Railway Tunnelling: Size and Shape of a Tunnel
-> Methods of Railway Tunnelling
-> Railway Tunnelling in Hard Rocks
-> Railway Tunnelling in Soft Ground or Soft Rock
-> Railway Tunnelling Through Water-bearing Strata
-> Compressed Air Tunnelling
-> Railway Tunnelling: Ventilation of Tunnels
-> Railway Tunnelling: Lighting, Drainage, Shaft of Tunnels
-> Railway Tunnelling: Lining of Tunnels
-> Maintenance of Railway Tunnels
-> Safety in Railway Tunnel Construction
-> Objectives of Railway Signalling
-> Classification of Railway Signals
-> Various Types of Fixed Signals used on railways
-> Types of Stop Signals used on railways
-> Railway Signalling Systems
-> Mechanical Signalling System used in Railways
-> Electrical Signalling System used in Railways
-> Systems for and Methods of Controlling Train Movement
-> Railway Interlocking
-> Modern Signalling Installations in Railways
-> Modernization of Railways and High Speed Trains
-> Modernization of Railways
-> Effect of High-speed Track
-> Vehicle Performance on Track
-> High-speed Ground Transportation System
-> Ballastless Track

RAILWAY


-> Railway Rolling Stock
-> Railway Station Planning
-> The Evolution of Steam Motive Power
-> The Advent and Development of Electric Traction
-> Diesel Traction
-> Evolution of Wheel Layout
-> Changes in Locomotive Maintenance Practices
-> Railway Sleeper Functions
-> Train Performance Issues on Metros and Light Rail
-> Freight Rolling Stock
-> Specialised Engineering Rolling Stock
-> Materials for Track Ballast
-> Prestressed Concrete Sleepers (Monobloc)
-> Rail Fastenings, Baseplates and Pads
-> Rails
-> Rail Wear
-> Desirability of Removing Rail Joints
-> The Introduction of Track Welding
-> Shop Welding to Produce Long Rails
-> Site Welding to Produce CWR

AIRPORT PLANNING


-> Airport Planning: Introduction
-> The Airport System Plan
-> Airport Site Selection
-> The Airport Master Plan
-> The Airport Project Plan
-> Airport Planning: Land Use Planning
-> Airport Planning: Environmental Impact Assessment
-> Airport Planning: Economic and Financial Feasibility
-> Airport Classification
-> Utility Airports and Transport Airports
-> Airport Planning: Runways
-> Airport Planning: Runways - The Wind Rose
-> Estimating Runway Length
-> Runway System Geometric Specifications
-> Parallel Runway System Spacing
-> Airport Planning: Sight Distance and Longitudinal Profile
-> Airport Planning: Transverse Gradient
-> Taxiways and Taxilanes
-> Exit Taxiway Geometry and Location of Exit Taxiways

AIRPORT DESIGN


-> Airport: The Requirements for Visual Aids
-> The Airport Beacon
-> The Aircraft Landing Operation
-> Airport: Visual Approach Slope Indicator
-> Airport: Runway Lighting
-> Airport: Taxiway Lighting
-> Runway and Taxiway Marking

HARBOUR ENGINEERING


-> harbors: Loading and Unloading Facilities
-> harbors: Tank Vessels
-> harbors: Loading and Unloading Operations
-> Harbors: Loading Factors
-> Harbors: Preliminary Procedures before a ship is loaded or unloaded
-> Harbors: Preparing Waterfront Operations Log Sheet
-> Harbors: Fire And Safety Precautions
-> Harbors: Spills
-> Safe Handling of Jet Fuel and Kerosene
-> Harbors: Loading Procedures
-> Harbors: Unloading Procedures

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