Air transportation, Mechanical Engineering

AIR TRANSPORTATION:

Air transportation has grown rapidly all over the world and in India too. Its main advantages are speed, good safety record, military use, ability to serve remote areas and use in relief and rescue operations. Its disadvantages are high cost and high energy consumption. In India, several airlines, both public and private, operate the services. International flights touch several cities. There are many problems facing air transportation in India, such as need to modernize the airports, and upgrade the infrastructure. The Civil Engineer has an important role in building the modern airports and maintaining them.

Objectives

After studying this unit, you should be able to

  • know the meaning of the various terms used in airfield engineering,
  • understand characteristics of aircraft, and
  • explain the planning and maintenance of airports.

 

Posted Date: 1/23/2013 1:27:42 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Air transportation, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Air transportation, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Air transportation Discussions

Write discussion on Air transportation
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Q. Can you illustrate Sea Coal? Sea coal or coal dust is finely ground soft coal (pulverized coal). It is added to moulding sand used to make ferrous castings. It tends to obta


a) Illustrate the important of Ergonomics in a manufacturing sector or in service sector in the context of productivity. b) What is the rol of "Forecasting" Plays in production

Q. What are Interconnecting pipe racks? Interconnecting pipe racks carry the main process inlet, export and transfer lines and utility distribution lines to and from process an

Plastic material and rigid plastic material: For the plastic material, there is stress at which plastic deformation begins. A rigid plastic material is one in which the ela

Angle of Repose(α): It is the maximum angle of inclined plane on which body tends to move down the plane because of its own weight. Consider the equilibrium of body when body

Diamond Crossing: Two tracks crossing one another is known as a diamond crossing. The component of a Diamond Crossing are indicated in Figure. Figure: Diamond Cross

Construct a plain scale: The distance between Indore and Bhopal is 180 kilometer. It is represented on the map via 9 centimeter. Construct a plain scale for such map, illustra

Could I have 3 topic ideas with problem statement and research questions for each to pick one and send it to the expert? I have a project in Manufacturing Engineering, Master leve

Polyhedra and Euler's Formula The b-rep of a polyhedra that are holomorphic to a sphere are topologically valid if they satisfy the following equations : F - E + V - L = 2 (