TD 463 Development Engineering
Lecture Plan (2017)
Partial Course Notes
What is the course about?
Lecture 1 . Organization of the course. The Engineer as a Development Professional. Jobs and job description. The Case-Study and other methods of Development Engineering.
Who is an engineer?
Lecture 2. Science and Engineering and the importance
of change. What does society need and what does it value. How is engineering a
profession. How is engineering delivered.
What is development?
Lecture 3. Various definitions of development. Development as the non-tragic. Development indices. Development data-sets.
Lecture 4. Sustainability. Mathematical Models.
Studying the Community.
Lecture 5. The household and the community.
Field Visit. August 4th, 2018. Sapgaon:
Anganwadi, Water Supply Scheme, School. Shahapur:
Shahapur Bus Depot.
Village Report. Mendhi, Sinnar (Nashik).
Village Report. Jharadabar, Meghnagar (Jhabua).
The Structure of Society.
Lecture 6. Agents and the Web of Society.
Lecture 7. Market and the State.
Reading a GR.
Unnat Maharashtra Abhiyan.
The Monitoring and Evaluation of Water Supply Schemes GR of GoM pdf.
Lecture 8. Assets, Environment and Civil Society.
Lecture 9. Wrapping Up.
A Development Service.
Lecture 10. A framework to study a development
Reports and Case Studies
The Karjat Taluka Public Transport Analysis.
The Dharwad City Bus System Analysis, and the route maps as an html
The Tadwadi-Morewadi SVS report .
The Sapgaon Piped Water Supply Assessment report pdf.
Pooja Prasad on the sustainability of Farm Ponds, paper and presentation.
Datasets, Maps and Handouts
The Household Consumption Report (NSSO), 2011-12 pdf.
QGIS Manual and Data rar file.
Thane census data Part
Thane census data Part I
Thane census data Part II
(2011) with column headers.
Thane census data Part
Census Metadata (2001).
The Why and How of TDSL link.
Higher Education, Engineering and Development.
Engineer as a Development Agent .
Development and Higher Education .
The MA Sociology curricula of Delhi University. pdf.
Technology Design As If Development Mattered, by Prof. A. W. Date, pdf .
Understanding Appropriate Technology, by Prof. A. W. Date, pdf .
Energy Utilization Pattern of Shilarwadi, by Prof. A. W. Date, pdf .
The Human Development Index link, and the 2016 report:
The OECD Better Life Index. link.
The Millenium Development Goals. link.
The Sustainable Development Goals. link, and the monitoring and metric framework.