EN3026: Coastal Zone Management syllabus for Env 2021 regulation (Professional Elective-V)

Coastal Zone Management detailed syllabus for Environmental Engineering (Env) for 2021 regulation curriculum has been taken from the Anna Universities official website and presented for the Env students. For course code, course name, number of credits for a course and other scheme related information, do visit full semester subjects post given below.

For Environmental Engineering 6th Sem scheme and its subjects, do visit Env 6th Sem 2021 regulation scheme. For Professional Elective-V scheme and its subjects refer to Env Professional Elective-V syllabus scheme. The detailed syllabus of coastal zone management is as follows.

Course Objectives:

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Unit I

COASTAL PROCESSES AND RESOURCES Coastal zone – Beach profile – Surf zone – Off shore – Coastal waters – Estuaries – Wet lands and Lagoons – Erosion and depositional shore features – Methods of protection -Littoral currents Living resources – Non living resources.

Unit II

WAVE DYNAMICS 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.

Unit III

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Unit IV

COASTAL POLLUTION Coastal Pollution – Causes – Effects – Coastal aquifers – Sea water intrusion – Marine Outfall – Impact of sewage disposal in seas.

Unit V

COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT Pollution Control strategies – National and International Treaties, Coastal Zone Regulation -Total Maximum Daily Load applications – Protocols in Marine Pollution – ICZM and Sustainable Development

Course Outcomes:

The students completing the course will have ability to

  1. Describe the Coastal zone regulations, coastal processes and wave dynamics
  2. Forecast waves and tides and plan coastal structures including harbours
  3. Identify natural, engineering and human components on the coast
  4. Functions of components and relationship between them
  5. Able to integrate the interpretation and analysis of coastal issues to determine appropriate approaches in coastal management and able to communicate effectively in speech and writings

Text Books:

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Reference Books:

  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”, Madras, 1991

For detailed syllabus of all the other subjects of Environmental Engineering 6th Sem, visit Env 6th Sem subject syllabuses for 2021 regulation.

For all Environmental Engineering results, visit Anna University Env all semester results direct link.

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