Module Description

Module: Harbour Engineering and Harbour Planning

Courses:

TitleTypeHrs/WeekPeriod
Habour EngineeringLecture2Summer Semester
Habour EngineeringProject-/problem-based Learning1Summer Semester
Port Planning and Port ConstructionLecture2Summer Semester

Module Responsibility:

Prof. Peter Fröhle

Admission Requirements:

None

Recommended Previous Knowledge:

Basics of coastal engineering

Educational Objectives:

Professional Competence

Theoretical Knowledge

The students are able to define in details and to choose design approaches for the functional design of a port and apply them to design tasks. They can design the fundamental elements of a port.

Capabilities

The students are able to select and apply appropriate approaches for the functional design of ports.

Personal Competence

Social Competence

The students are able to deploy their gained knowledge in<br>applied problems such as the functional design of ports.<br>Additionaly, they will be able to work in team with engineers of other<br>disciplines.

Autonomy

The students will be able to independently extend their<br>knowledge and apply it to new problems.

ECTS-Credit Points Module:

6 ECTS

Examination:

Written exam

Workload in Hours:

Independent Study Time: 110, Study Time in Lecture: 70


Course: Habour Engineering

Lecturer:

Peter Fröhle

Language:

German

Period:

Summer Semester

Content:

  • Fundamentals of harbor engineering
    • Maritime transportation and waterways engineering
    • Ships
  • Elements of harbors
    • Harbor approaches and water-side harbor areas
    • Terminal design and handling of cargo
    • Quay-walls and piers
    • Equipment of harbors
    • Sluices and other special constructions
  • Connection to inland transportation / inland waterway transportation
  • Protection of harbors
    • Breakwaters and Jetties
    • Wave protection of harbors
  • Fishery and other small harbors

Literature:

Brinkmann, B.: Seehäfen, Springer 2005


Course: Port Planning and Port Construction (Lecture)

Lecturer:

Frank Feindt

Language:

German

Period:

Summer Semester

Content:

  • Planning and implementation of major projects
  • Market analysis and traffic relations
  • Planning process and plan 
  • Port planning in urban neighborhood
  • Development of the logistics center "Port of Hamburg" in the metropolis
  • Quays and waterfront structure
  • Special planning Law Harbor - securing of a flexible use of the port
  • Dimensioning of quays
  • Flood protection structures
  • Port of Hamburg - Infrastructure and development
  • Preparation of areas
  • Scour formation in front of shore structures

Literature:

Vorlesungsumdruck, s. www.tu-harburg.de/gbt

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