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Unformatted text preview: Florida International University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering TTE-6755 PORT PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT Spring Term 2009 Course Parameters Learning Objectives: The student will be exposed to state-of-the-art development of the most modern ports around the world. This review is then followed by discussions on modern strategic planning, development of support facilities and infrastructure. The discussion of ports includes the portion allotted to civil engineers: to wit, the design of port facilities. The course will use slides, videos, instructor’s handouts, field trips (hopefully), discussions, homework, quizzes and extended essay projects. Instruction will be via the Cambridge University preceptor method, wherein the student prepares each topic with the help of the instructor, and then presents the material to the critical evaluation of the other students. This method produces a more intense learning experience than traditional lecturing and is a mature test of the student’s growing comprehension of the subject....
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- Spring '09
- Port Structures