Functional design of industrial buildings: Classification of industrial structures - layout planning requirements – Guidelines from factories act – Lighting - Illumination levels – Natural / Mechanical ventilation – Fire safety requirements – Corrosion protection – Protection against noise – Cladding systems - vibration isolation techniques - Industrial floors.
General overview of Thermal power plant / Nuclear power plant structures / Process plant steelwork – conveyor structures – Boiler supporting structures - Substation structures.
Braced Industrial buildings – Unbraced Industrial frames – Gantry girders – Design of steel beam connections - Flexible & Rigid (Bolted and welded types).
Machine foundations – Types - Design Requirements - Analysis and design of block type machine foundations (IS 2974 method).
Design of Reinforced concrete bunkers and silos as per IS:4995
Tall Chimneys (RCC) – Types - Chimney sizing parameters - Overview of wind and temperature effects - Design principles of Reinforced concrete chimneys as per IS:4998.
Cooling Towers – Types and functions - Design principles of RC natural draught cooling towers as per IS:11504.