Civil Engineering Disciplines

Archirodon, operates a multi-disciplinary Engineering Department, designated as ARCOdec, comprising of Engineering Offices throughout three continents, with widespread expertise in the fields of civil, marine, process, mechanical, electrical and instrumentation Engineering. ARCOdec follows the Company Integrated Management System (IMS) and shares the Company TUV certification.

The mission of ARCOdec is to provide technically sound, fit for construction, optimized solutions, Engineering services and support, covering Archirodon’s needs during Tender preparation and Project implementation, by using in-house and external resources.

Engineering services cover the full spectrum of Archirodon EPC projects including power & desalination plants, oil & gas facilities, ports, water front structures and jetties, intake & outfall systems, marine pipelines, dredging and reclamation works as well as other infrastructure projects including bridges, roadways and railroad systems, etc.

Marine Engineering

  Environmental and Operational Design Criteria
  Hydrodynamic and Wave climate Assessment
  Advanced Numerical Modelling
  Design of Marine/Coastal Structures:
- Breakwaters & Revetments
- Reclamation
- Seawater Intake & Outfall Systems
- Scour & Underwater Pipeline Laying & Protection
- Mooring Systems & Analysis
- Ports and Jetties

Geotechnical Engineering

  Ground Investigations – Site Characterisation
  Foundation Design for Offshore & Onshore Structures
  Design of Retaining Structures: Caissons, Diaphragm Walls, Piled Structures, Jetties, Gravity and Anchored Systems
  Soft Ground - Rock Eng. - Marine Geotechnics
  Seismic Design, Hazard Assessment & Mitigation
  Design of Enabling Works, Dewatering, Cofferdams, Soil Improvement
  Geotechnical Instrumentation and Monitoring

Structural Engineering

  Offshore and Onshore Marine Structures: Jetties, Platforms Dolphins, Trestles, Seawater Intake - Discharge Structures
  Bridges and Viaducts
  Industrial Plants: Pump-Houses & Desalination Structures
  Special Steel, Prestressed and Reinf. Concrete Structures
  Critical Temporary Works
  Design of Steel and Concrete Structures for Heavy Lifting

General Civil Engineering

  Highway Engineering & Pavement Design
  Railway Engineering
  Design of Hydraulic & Drainage Systems
  General Earthworks
  Design Specifications


E&M, I, P Engineering Disciplines

Mechanical Engineering

  Piping Arrangements Stress Analysis and Isometrics
Jetty Topside Systems and Equipment
  Fire Fighting Systems
  Seawater Intake and Outfall Equipment
  Potable water Distribution Systems

Electrical Engineering

  Substation Control Systems Engineering
  Cathodic Protection Sacrificial & Impressed Current Layouts
  Power Distribution
  Electrical Line diagrams
  Cable Routing Layouts & Fixings
  Lighting layout and design

Instrumentation Engineering

  ESD/DCS Systems
  Field Instrumentation
  PAGA, CCTV, Access Control
  Metering Systems
  Fire & Gas Alarm and Detection
  Tank farm Instrumentation
  Intrusion Detection Systems
  Fibre-optic Cabling Infrastructure

Process Engineering

  Process Design
  Process Equipment Specifications
  Process Instrument Data Sheets
  Issue of PFDs
  Issue of P&IDs
  Cause and Effect Charts
  Participation in HAZOP studies