Civil Engineering Materials
Civil Engineering Materials Lab
Building Drawing and CAD lab.
Structural Analysis I
Environmental Engineering I
Geotechnical Engineering I
Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering
Environmental Engineering Lab
Geotechnical Engineering I Laboratory
Structural Analysis II
Environmental Engineering II
Geotechnical Engineering II
Reinforced Concrete Design
Geotechnical Engineering II Laboratory
Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
Transportation Engineering I
Construction Technology and Management
Design of Steel Structures
Hydraulics and Hydraulic Structures
Transportation Engineering I Laboratory
Hydraulics and Hydraulic Structures Lab
Transportation Engineering II
Departmental Elective I
Departmental Elective II
Open Elective I
Departmental Elective III
Departmental Elective IV
Open Elective II
Total Credits (excluding 1st year): 212 SYLLABUS
CE 101 ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES (2-0-0-4)
Water Pollution: Water quality, physical, chemical & biological characteristics of water & waste water, ground water pollution, water borne diseases.
Air & Noise Pollution: Primary & secondary air pollutants, sources, effects & control of- carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, hydrocarbons, sulphur dioxide & particulates, Air quality standards, global warming, acid rain, El Nino, ozone hole. Classification and measurement of noise, effects of noise pollution on human, control of noise pollution.
Energy & Solid Waste Management: Conventional energy resources- coal, thermal, petroleum, hydroelectricity, nuclear power, wood, non conventional sources- solar, biogas, wind, ocean & tidal energy, geothermal energy. Hazardous and non hazardous solid waste management. Environmental laws and acts.
Elements of Engineering Seismology: Earthquake Occurrence in the world, causes, Plate tectonics, Earthquake mechanism, seismic zoning map of India and its use.
Earthquake phenomenon: Focus, epicenter, seismic waves, magnitude, intensity scale its co-relation with ground acceleration. Guide lines on construction Earthquake resistant Houses, Seismic Hazard assessment and do's for protection of life and property during disaster. Land slide :- Geo-technical aspect of landslides and control of Landslide Hazard. Flood :- Flood Control as a measure of Disaster management and Mitigation. Cyclone and Fire :- Cyclone Disaster Mitigation and ensuring wind and fire hazard safety during disaster.
1. Rana. S.V.S., ?Essentials of Ecology & Environment Science, PHI Publications.
2. Basak Anindita, ?Environmental Studies?, Pearson Education South Asia.
CE 201 SOLID MECHANICS (3-1-0-8)
Force Transmission and Deformation, continuum, isotropy, homogeneity, conservation of linear momentum, angular momentum and mass, Cauchy Axiom and definition of stress tensor, equation of equilibrium, Principal stress and Principal plane, Strain at a Point: Displacement of a point and relative displacement of line segments, Green Lagrange strain tensor and small strain tensor, Compatibility requirements, Constitutive relations, Relationships between various material constants for linear elastic materials, Boundary Value Problems, Energy Formulation for deformable body: Principle of minimum potential energy, Virtual work method, Failure criteria for materials, Uniaxial tension in bar, thermal stresses. Torsion of right circular section and non-circular section, Bending of Beams, bending moment and shear force diagrams, Stresses due to shear, Shear center, Deflection of beams, Buckling of Columns: Euler’s formula, different end conditions and effective length, energy method.
1. L. S. Srinath, Advanced Solid Mechanics, Second Edition, Tata McGraw Hill, 2003.
2. J.M. Pitarresi, Introduction to Solid Mechanics, Prentice Hall of India, 2000.
3. J. M. Gere and S. P. Timoshenko, Mechanics of Materials, CBS Publisher, 4th edition, 1996.
CE 203 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY (3-0-0-6)
The Earth: a system approach; Earth Processes and their consequences: Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Cryosphere, Atmosphere, Biosphere and interconnectedness; Earth Materials: rocks, soils, minerals; Engineering and Genetic classification of rocks; Rock mechanics; Strength Properties of Rocks: Rock Mass Strength; Weathering; Structures: Folds, Faults, Joints; Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes: Causes, classification, magnitude, intensity, seismic hazards zoning;; Groundwater: resources and quality; Site Investigation: S. I. Desk Study; Remote sensing, GIS and GPS: Basic principles and applications, Boreholes; Landslides and Subsidence: causes, classification and monitoring; Rock excavation: Cut Slopes in rocks; Criteria and factors for site selection for dams, tunnels, waste/radioactive disposal sites.
1. K V G K Gokhale, Principles of Engineering Geology. B S Publications, Hyderabad, First Edition, 2005.
2. A. C Waltham, Foundations of Engineering Geology, Blackie Academic & Professional, Chapman & Hall , First Edition, 1997.
1. K. Allan, General Geology for Engineers, Second Edition, Prentice & Hall, 1995.
2. P. Kesavulu, Engineering Geology, Oxford University Press, Second Edition, 1999.
3. P. Singh, Engineering and General Geology, S. K. Kataria and Sons, Sixth Edition, 1999.
CE 205 CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS (3-0-0-6)
Introduction to structures of solids, ductility, brittleness, strength, stiffness, durability, hardness, toughness; Weakness of materials, Introduction to building materials, Cement: Chemical composition, manufacturing, physical characteristics, hydration, properties of cement compounds, different types of cements, Aggregate: Coarse and fine aggregates, Influence of aggregate on the properties of concrete, aggregate selection. Fresh Concrete: Batching, Mixing, workability, effect of admixture, Hardened Concrete: mechanical properties of hardened concrete, Water cement ratio, Porosity, Curing of concrete, High performance concrete, Design of concrete mix: IS code recommendation, British code and ACI code, Brick: Raw materials, drying and burning, Strength and durability, mortar for masonry and strength of masonry, Timber, Seasoning and conversions, properties, tests, defects in timbers, Glass: Chemical compositions, mechanical and optical properties, Various types of glasses, Strengthening of glasses, Metals, steel for reinforced concrete and prestressed concrete construction, structural steel sections, Deterioration of building materials: Corrosion, chloride and sulphate attack on concrete, alkali-aggregate reaction, acid aggregate reactions.
CE 207 SURVEYING (3-0-0-6)
Introduction to surveying; linear measurements; chain surveying; compass surveying; accuracy, precision and errors, leveling; plane table; contouring, theodolite surveying, tacheomatric survey; trigonometrical surveying; triangulation; curves; advanced survey instruments; Electronic Distance Measurement, Total station and Global Positioning System, Introduction to photogram-metry and remote sensing.
CE 231 CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS LAB (0-0-3-3)
Physical tests on cement, fine and coarse aggregate, tests for workability, tests on hardened concrete, compression tests on cubes and cylinders, modulus of rupture test, rebound hammer and UPV test, testing of bricks, efflorescence, water absorption and compressive strength, testing of reinforcement bar in tension.
CE 233 SURVEYING LAB (0-0-3-3)
The laboratory work will consist of experiments and office work based on the theory paper of Surveying.
CE 235 BUILDING DRAWING AND AUTOCAD LAB (1-0-2-4)
Drawing of Plan, Section and Elevation of Buildings - Line Diagram - Representation of Doors, Windows, Ventilators and Built in Features; Development of Plans for Single Storied and Multi Storied Buildings – Site Plan - Orientation;
CE 202 STRUCTURE ANALYSIS I (3-1-0-8)
Different types of structures, Loads on the structural system, static and kinematic indeterminacy, Methods of Analysis: Equilibrium equations, compatibility requirements, Introduction to force and displacement methods, Analysis of trusses: plane truss, compound truss, complex truss and space truss, Arches and suspension cables, three hinged arches and suspension cables, Deflection of Beams, various methods for calculation of deflection,
Analysis of indeterminate structures by force methods, flexibility coefficients, Energy methods: Principle of minimum potential energy, principle of virtual work, Castigliano’s theorems, Reciprocal theorem, unit load method, Influence line and Rolling loads, beam, frames and arches, Muller- Breslau Principles and its applications to determinate and indeterminate structures.
CE 204 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING I (3-0-0-6)
Introduction, Population Forecasting and Water Demand, Physical, Chemical and Biological Characteristics of Water and Wastewater, Wastewater Flow, Sewerage system and sewer design, Basic Microbiology: cells, classification and characteristics of living organisms. Metabolic Processes, Microorganisms in Natural Water Systems, Biological Oxidation of Organic Matter. Introduction to Environmental Chemistry, Stoichiometry and Kinetics of Chemical Reactions, Equilibrium Constant and Solubility Products, pH and Alkalinity. Development of Oxygen Sag Model. Flow sheets for Water and Wastewater Treatment, Introduction to Solid Waste, Air Pollution and Noise Pollution.
McGraw Hill, 4th Edn., 2004.
CE 206 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING I (3-0-0-6)
Origin of soil, Phase relationships, Identification and classification of soils, Effective stress principle, Permeability of soils, Compressibility of soils, Seepage and flownets, Terzaghi’s one-dimensional consolidation theory, Shear strength of soils, Effective stress and total stress strength parameters, Total and effective stress paths, Compaction of soils.
CE 208 HYDROLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING (3-0-0-6)
Surface water hydrology - hydrologic cycle, rainfall and its measurement, mean rainfall, runoff; Flow measurements; Infiltration losses; Storm hydrology; Unit Hydrograph; Storm hydrograph; Reservoir planning - Investigations, life of reservoir; Flood estimation and routing, flood forecasting; Surface and sub-surface drainage, water logging, remedial measures, drainage of land; Ground water hydrology - Introduction, types of aquifers, wells, well yield; Soil-Water-Plant relationships, crop water requirement; Layout of canal system; Types and methods of irrigation.
1. V.T. Chow, D.R. Maidment, and L.W. Mays, Applied Hydrology, McGraw Hill, 1998.
2. V.P. Singh, Elementary Hydrology, Prentice Hall, 1993.
1. H.M. Raghunath, Hydrology – Principles, Analysis and Design, Wiley Eastern Ltd., 1986.
2. A.M. Michael, Irrigation – Theory and Practice, Vikas Publishing House, 1987.
3. D.K. Todd, Groundwater Hydrology, John Wiley & Sons, 1993.
4. K. Linsley, Water Resources Engineering, McGraw Hill, 1995.
CE 232 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING LAB (0-0-3-3)
Solid analysis; pH, Alkalinity, Turbidity and Conductivity measurements; Estimation of Hardness, Dissolved Oxygen, BOD and COD; Plate Counts and MPN test; Estimation of Fluoride and metals using colorimetric methods, Introduction to advance instruments i.e. Atomic Adsorption Spectroscopy (AAS).
Development, Govt. of India, 1993.
CE 234 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING I LAB (0-0-3-3)
Specific gravity test, Sieve analysis, Hydrometer analysis, Atterberg limits, Classification of soil, Compaction test, Permeability test, Relative density, Field density test.
CE 301 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS – II (3-1-0-8)
Classical method of analysis of framed Structures: Slope deflection method, Moments distribution methods, effect of symmetry and antisymmetry, sway correction, Approximate methods: Substitute frame methods for gravity load, Lateral load analysis: Portal and Cantilever methods, Matrix method of structural analysis: Stiffness method: Local and global stiffness matrices, assembly, band storage, solution of resulting simultaneous algebraic
equation, boundary conditions, application to plane and space truss, analysis of plane frame, grid and three dimensional frame.
CE 303 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING II (3-0-0-6)
Particle Fluid Mechanics as applied to the settling of Type I and II suspensions. Design and operation of Sedimentation Tanks. Coagulation and Flocculation. Hydraulics of Filtration, Design and Operation of Filter Units. Disinfection Methods. Ion exchange and Adsorption. Water Softening, Manganese and Iron Removal. Wastewater Treatment – Preliminary, Primary and Secondary Treatment Units. Aerobic and Anaerobic Processes. Purpose, theory and design of aeration units. Sludge treatment and disposal, Wastewater stabilization ponds, Aerated ponds and Oxidation ditches. Site-visits to Water and Wastewater Treatment Works.
CE 305 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING – II (3-0-0-6)
Types of retaining walls, Earth pressure theories, Sheet piles and bulkheads; Shallow foundations: Terzaghi’s bearing capacity theory, Stress distribution, Immediate and consolidation settlement; Deep foundations: Load carrying capacity of piles, Settlement of pile groups; Foundation types, selection and design; Stability of slopes, Site investigation and subsoil exploration.
CE 307 FLUID MECHANICS (3-0-0-6)
Fluid properties; Pressure measurement; Hydrostatic forces on plane and curved surfaces; Buoyancy and equilibrium; Stability, metacentric height; Types of flow; Continuity; Energy and momentum equations; Velocity distribution and velocity coefficients, practical applications; Navier Stoke equation; Shear stress and pressure gradient; Flow through pipes, Hagen-Poiseuille equation; Turbulence, Prandtl's mixing length, eddy viscosity; Darcy-Weisbach equation for flow through pipes, friction factor, Moody diagram, minor losses, pipes in series and parallel, equivalent length, pipe network analysis; Water hammer; Boundary layer concept, drag coefficients, control of boundary layer; Dimensional analysis and similitude.
1. V.L. Streeter and E.B. Wylie, Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill, 1997.
2. P.N. Modi and S.M. Seth, Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics, Standard Book House, 1998.
1. B.F. White, Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill, 1994.
2. K S. Massey,Mechanics of Fluids, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1979.
3. J. Frabzini,Fluid Mechanics with Engineering Applications, McGraw Hill, 1997.
4. J.H. Spurk, Fluid Mechanics – Problems and Solutions, Springer, 2003.
CE 309 REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN (3-0-0-6)
Working stress and limit state method of design of R.C. Structures, Design of Beam: Singly reinforced, Doubly reinforced beam, Flanged beam, Shear and bond, development length, detailing of reinforcement, Torsion, Serviceability criteria: Deflection, Design of Slab: One way and two way slab, detailing, redistribution of moments, Design of Column: Axial loading, Uniaxial bending, Biaxial bending, Slender column, Foundation: Isolated and Combined footing.
CE 331 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING – II LAB (0-0-3-3)
Direct shear test, Vane shear test, Unconfined compression test; Triaxial compression tests: Unconsolidated undrained, Consolidated undrained, Consolidated drained; Consolidation test, Standard penetration test.
CE 333 Fluid Mechanics LAB (0-0-3-3)
List of Experiments
1. Verification of Bernoulli's theorem.
2. Verification of Impulse momentum principle.
3. Study of various types of flows using Reynolds apparatus.
4. Calibration of Venturimeter.
5. Calibration of Nozzle meter.
6. Calibration of Orifice meter.
7. Calibration of Orifice.
8. Calibration of Rota meter
9. Calibration of V-Notch.
10. Calibration of water meter
CE 302 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING I (3-0-0-6)
Introduction to Transportation Engineering; Vehicle and driver characteristics; Pavement materials and characterization; Pavement analysis and design: Flexible pavements, Rigid pavements; Geometric design of Highways: Cross sectional elements, Horizontal alignment, Vertical alignment; Evaluation of Transportation Improvement; Terminology used in railways; Track design; Points and crossings; Capacity of Railway transit systems.
CE 304 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY & PROJECT MANAGEMENT (3-0-0-6)
Construction as industry and its challenges, Role of construction management, Methods of construction managements, Basic requirements of construction management: Learning structures, Life cycle of construction projects: Examples of real projects and its learning requirements, Stages of awarding contract, types of contract, contract documents, arbitration and settlement of disputes, contract laws and handling of contracts, commissioning of project, Principles of estimation, Principles of general and detailed specifications, Introduction to network based project management techniques: Defining activities and their interdependence, drawing of network, time and resource estimations, use of network as scheduling techniques, use of network as control techniques i.e. project monitoring, Construction Technology: construction of superstructure and substructures, Various construction methods: Excavation, Earth-moving, Drilling, Blasting, Dewatering, foundation, Finishing items, painting, flooring, brick works. Examples of construction of structures such as buildings, bridges, roads, tunnels, industrial structures, Quality Management and Construction safety, Use of information technology in construction industries, Automation in construction industry: a general discussion.
CE 306 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES (3-1-0-8)
Steel structures - advantages, design loads, structural steel sections, material properties, Codes and Specifications: IS 800, 2007, Design Concepts: Working stress design, limit state design, plastic design, LRFD. Classification of sections, Forms of constructions, Design of connections, types of connections, Bolt connections: ordinary black bolts, HSFG bolts and their design in shear, bearing, bending, tension; prying force, slip resistance, block shear failure. Welded connections: different types of weld connections and design, detailing of connections. Design of eccentric connections, Design of tension members: design criteria, net and gross area, examples, Design of compression members: concept of stability and buckling, failure modes, effective lengths, local and global buckling, design of compression members of various types. Design of flexural members: moment curvature relations, stability and lateral-torsional buckling, design against shear, serviceability requirements, beam column design. Design of base plates, load transfer mechanism, design of slab base, gusseted base and anchorage. Steel structural systems.
1. N. Subramanian, Design of Steel Structures, Oxford University Press, 2008.
2. L. S. Negi, Design of Steel Structures, Tata McGraw Hill, 1997.
1. S. A. Raz, Structural Design in Steel, New Age International Publisher, 2002.
2. M. Edwin, J. Gaylord and J. E. Stallmeyer, Design of Steel Structures, McGraw-Hill, 1991.
3. P. Dayaratnam, Design of Steel Structures, S. Chand & Co., 2003.
4. S. M. A. Kazimi and R. S. Jindal, Design of Steel Structures, Prentice Hall of India Pvt Ltd, 1988.
CE 308 HYDRAULICS AND HYDRAULICS STRUCTURES (3-0-0-6)
Open channel hydraulics, uniform flow, critical flow, Gradually varied flow, hydraulic jump, unsteady flow; Introduction to pumps and turbines; Channel design, erodable and non erodable channels, silt theories, sediment transport; Introduction to river engineering, meandering, river training works; Introduction to Dam engineering, classification of Dams, design of spillway; Basic principle of design of hydraulic structures; Cross drainage works.
1. V.T. Chow, Open Channel Flow, McGraw Hill, 1975.
2. S.K. Garg, Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures, Khanna Publishers, 1992.
1. H.M. Chaudhry, Open Channel Flow, Prentice Hall of India, 1998.
2. K. Subramanya, Flow in Open Channels, Tata McGraw Hill, 1998.
3. V.L. Streeter and E.B. Wylie, Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill, 1997.
4. B.F. White, Fluid Mechanics, McGraw Hill, 1994.
CE 332 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING I LAB (0-0-3-3)
Laboratory: Evaluation of road aggregates for various properties: Sieve Analysis, Los Angeles Test, Flakiness and Elongation Test, Impact Test, Angularity Number Test, Evaluation of Bitumen for various properties: Softening Point Test, Penetration Test, Viscosity Test, Ductility Test, Stripping Test, Bituminous mix design – Marshal Mix Design Method.
1. S.K. Khanna and C.E.G. Justo, Highway Engineering, Nem Chand Bros., 2002.
2. N.A. Harold, Highway materials, Soil and Concrete, Prentice Hall, 2004.
1. IS Codes and IRC Codes.
334 Hydraulics and Hydraulic Structures Lab (0-0-3-3)
Determination of resistance coefficient in open channels, Experimental study on variation of specific energy with depth of flow in open channels, Measurement of flow using weirs and notches, Measurement of flow using a Parshall flume, Experiments on gradually varied flow (GVF) in open channels, Experimental study on hydraulic jumps, Experimental studies on centrifugal and reciprocating pumps, Experimental studies on impulse and reaction turbines.
CE 401 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING –II (3-0-0-6)
Traffic flow fundamentals; Uninterrupted Traffic flow: Traffic stream characteristics, Traffic flow models, capacity and LOS analysis; Interrupted Traffic flow: Traffic flow at signalized and un signalized intersections; Design of Traffic facilities: Highways, intersection, interchanges; Transportation planning; Introduction to planning; Travel demand forecasting: Four step planning, Advance methods for travel demand forecasting; Airport related Terminology; Airport configuration; Geometric design of runway; Air travel demand forecasting; Harbor related Terminology; Traffic forecasting and hinterland; Harbor layout.
CE 431 COMPUTATIONAL LABORATORY (0-0-3-3)
Load calculations & design of structures using computational programmes/softwares, Application of Civil Engineering softwares- StadPro, Kaline-4, Ansys, Sap-2000.
DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE COURSES
CE 451 DYNAMICS OF STRUCTURES (3 0 0 6)
SDOF systems: Equations of Motion, Free vibration, damping, Forced vibrations under harmonic, impulse and general loadings, Response spectrum Generalized SDOF systems: Rigid body distributed mass and stiffness systems; MDOF Systems: Dynamic properties, modal damping, classical damping, modal super position methods; Numerical methods in dynamics: Eigen value analysis, direct integration scheme, Continuous systems: Equations of motion, Hamilton’s principle, Lagrangian formulation, Free and force vibration scheme, Wave propagation; Introduction to Random vibration: Random variables, Random process, moment and characteristic function, spectral analysis, response to random excitation; Application of structural dynamics in the design of block and frame foundation.
CE 452 MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS (3 0 0 6)
Introduction – classifications, terminologies. Macromechanical analysis of lamina – Hooke’s law for anisotropic, monoclinic, orthotropic, transversely isotropic and isotropic materials–2D Unidirectional and angle ply lamina – Strength theories of lamina. Micromechanical analysis of lamina –Volume and mass fraction, density and void content – Evaluation of Elastic modulii, Ultimate strength of unidirectional lamina. Macromechanical analysis of laminates – Laminate code, Stress strain relations – In-plane and Flexural modulus,Hygrothermal effects. Failure Analysis and Design – Special cases of laminates, symmetric, cross ply, angle ply, angle ply and antisymmetric laminates, failure criteria and failure modes.
CE 453 FINITE ELEMENT METHODS IN ENGINEERING (3 0 0 6)
Basic concepts of engineering analysis, Methods of weighted residuals and variational formulations, Finite element discretization, Shape function, Lagrange and serendipity families, Element properties, Iso-parametric elements, Criteria for convergence, Numerical evaluation of finite element matrices (Gauss quadrature integration), Assemblage of elements, Analysis of plane stress/strain, axi-symmetric solids, Three dimensional stress analysis, Poisson’s and Laplace equations, Flow though porous media, Solution technique; Finite element programming, Use of package programs.
CE 454 ADVANCED STRUCTURAL MECHANICS (3 0 0 6)
Bending of curved beam. Beams on elastic foundation – infinite, semi- inifinite and beams of finite length. Analysis of thin plates – Navier’s and Levy’s solution for rectangular plate, Circular plates. Buckling of column and frames, energy method for computing critical load. Cylindrical shell membrane theory. Dynamic system: discrete and continuous, Lagrange & Hamiltons formulation,
Free and forced vibration analysis- convolution
integral, mode superposition technique. Approximate methods.
Texts / :
CE 455 PRESTRESSED CONCRETE AND INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURES (3 0 0 6)
Design of prestressed concrete sections for flexure, shear, bond and anchorage forcesminimum weight design; Analysis and design of indeterminate prestressed structures, Choice of cable profiles, Concordancy and linear transformation of cable profile, effect of creep and shrinkage on prestressed concrete structures; Design of end block, Partial prestressing, Definition- principles and design approach, Composite structures; Wind load analysis on Industrial building, Braced and Unbraced Industrial building.
CE 456 BRIDGE ENGINEERING (3 0 0 6)
Investigation and site selection, hydraulic factors, alignment, traffic aspects, types of bridges; Loading standard, IRC specification, Impact factor, General design consideration, Structural design of highway and railway bridges in masonry, reinforced, pre-stressed concrete and steel; Superstructures: Slab bridge, beam and slab bridge, plate girder and composite bridges, Bearings and expansion joints, Bridge foundation: types of foundation, design of well and pile foundation, Bridge vibration: traffic loading, seismic and wind effect, construction techniques and maintenance.
CE 457 EXPERIMENTAL STRESS ANALYSIS (3 0 0 6)
Introduction to strain measurement, electrical resistance strain gauges, strain gauge circuits; Photoelasticity, Optics of photoelasticity, Photoelastic effect, Isoclinics and Isochromatics, Determination of fringe constant, Methods of stress separation, Frozen stress method; Moire technique; Holography; Photoelastic coating and brittle coating.
1. J.W. Dally and W.F. Riley, Experimental stress Analysis, McGraw Hill, 1991.
2. H. Wieringa, Experimental Stress Analysis, Kluwer Academic Pub. 2002..
1. R. Budynas, Advanced Strength and Applied Stress Analysis, Mc. Graw Hill, 1998.
CE 458 PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS (3 0 0 6)
Introduction to Pavement Management Systems, Functional and structural condition of pavements, Pavement network, Pavement Distress survey, Rating procedures, Present Serviceability concept, Roughness Measurement and analysis, IRI Index, Skid Resistance Measurement, Structural Evaluation of Pavements by Nondestructive testing, Back calculation Analysis, Pavement strengthening based on Deflection data, Pavement Distress Identification and equipment, Pavement Condition Prediction Models, Maintenance and rehabilitation techniques, Network and project level Management, PMS based on analyticalempirical method, Future Directions and Research needs in PMS, Highway Development and Management (HDM) for road project investments.
CE 459 PRINCIPLES OF REMOTE SENSING (3 0 0 6)
Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing; energy source and radiation principles; remote sensing systems, multi-spectral scanners; thermal infrared line scanners, sideway looking airborne radar; Microwave Sensors: Passive and active, data acquisition from LANDSA, ERS, SPOT and IRS satellites, digital enhancement techniques; digital image analysis: visual, digital and classification accuracy, Introduction to GIS, applications of remote sensing for Earth resources management.
CE 460 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING (3 0 0 6)
Data and knowledge flow in construction engineering, Introduction to decision support systems (DSS) and management information systems (MIS), Various elements of DSS and MIS. Data representation; Database management; Data warehousing, access, analysis and visualization; Knowledge discovery in databases: data Mining; Application of Geographic Information system (GIS) and virtual reality. Data flow in estimation, planning, scheduling and construction; Material procurement and inventory management. Knowledge acquisition and validation, Knowledge representation; Knowledge based decision support systems; Artificial Intelligence and expert systems; Construction problems and their solution. Elements of Computer networks: Use of computer networks, Concepts of network layer, Application layer: network security, Domain name system (DNS), Electronic mail, the world wide web, multimedia; Controlling and reporting of remotely located construction projects.
S. Sadagopan , Management information system, Prentice Hall of India ,1997.
CE 461 DESIGN OF FOUNDATIONS AND RETAINING STRUCTURES (3 0 0 6)
Advanced bearing capacity theories; Design of shallow foundations: strip footings, isolated footings, combined footings, rafts; Design of deep foundations: single piles, pile groups, pile caps, caissons, vertical uplift and lateral capacity; Design of retaining structures: rigid and flexible walls, coffer dams, diaphragm walls, braced cuts.
CE 462 GROUND IMPROVEMENT AND GROUND ENGINEERING (3 0 0 6)
Soil compaction: laboratory methods, field methods, compaction control; Soil stabilisation: using additives, sand drains, stone columns, lime columns; Grouting: types of grouts, methods of grouting; Soil reinforcement: using strips, geogrids, geotextiles, geomembranes; Dewatering methods; Soil nailing; Underpinning; Tunneling.
CE 463 QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT (3 0 0 6)
Introduction to System analysis, system approach in contracting, System analysis of total construction management; Models and simulations. Construction scheduling: Inventory and crew scheduling, Linear programming, Integer programming, Transportation techniques, dynamic programming. Decision making in uncertain environments, probability theory, Game theory and bidding strategies. Material management, inventory theory, supply chain management, Economic aspect of project and Cash flow in construction management. Value engineering in construction management.
CE 464 HYDRAULIC MACHINES (3 0 0 6)
Introduction – pumps, centrifugal pump, reciprocating pump, slip, indicator diagram, air vessels, hydraulic transient, specific speed, characteristic curves, cavitation, multi-stage pumps, screw pump, jet pump; Turbines, classification, Pelton Wheel, Francis Turbine, Kaplan Turbine, specific speed, selection of turbines; Mini power plant – planning; Miscellaneous hydraulic pumps and machines – submersible pump, gear pump, screw pump, sewage pump, hydraulic press, hydraulic accumulator, hydraulic ram.
CE 465 GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY AND MANAGEMENT (3 0 0 6)
Introduction to groundwater hydrology; Well and aquifer characteristics; Groundwater flow in aquifers, groundwater recharge, fluctuation of water table beneath a recharge site; Hydraulics of fully and partially penetrating wells in confined, leaky and unconfined aquifers under steady and transient conditions; Analysis of pumping test data; Groundwater investigations; Basin management of groundwater and groundwater quality; Model studies; Sea water intrusion.
CE 466 AIR POLLUTION AND INDUSTRIAL WASTE MANAGEMENT (3 0 0 6)
Air Pollutants, their sources and harmful effects on the environment; Meteorology as applied to air pollution and dispersion of air pollutants, Air quality and emission standards, Removal of gaseous and particulate matter. Sources and types of wastes; solid, liquid and gaseous wastes; Water use in industry, industrial water quality requirements; Control and removal of specific pollutants in industrial wastewaters from dairy, fertilizer, distillery, tannery, sugar, pulp and paper, iron and steel, metal plating etc.
CE 467 PAVEMENT DESIGN (3 0 0 6)
Pavement Materials, Pavement as multilayered structure, subgrade, base and subbase, bituminous materials, individual properties, non-linear models of granular materials and bituminous mixes elastic modules and Poisson’s ratio, concrete pavement, Pavement Design, AASHTO, Shell, Asphalt Institute, Japan, Austoroads methods, analytical pavement design, Indian context, overlay design, Pavement Management, Pavement evaluation, Benkelman beam and Falling Weight Deflectometer, pavement maintenance management, financial viability.
CE 468 COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (3 0 0 6)
Principles of Computer aided design. Computer graphics fundamentals. Points and lines; 3D transformation and projections; Plane curve and space curve; Surface description and generation; Hidden line algorithm for wireframe modelling; Surface modelling; Solid modelling; Representation of 3-D objects; Data Structure–Concept of link list, stack, Queue,Tree.
CE 469 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT (3 0 0 6)
The need for environmental awareness and protection in both natural and man-made systems – effects on atmosphere, water, ecological systems and quality of life. Environmental Impact Assessment and Integrated Environmental Management, Practical applications – cradle to grave concept, life cycle analysis, clean technologies. Environmental Audit, Compliance Audit; Concept of ISO and ISO 14000. Needs of developing countries. Governmental standards for Environmental Protection. Emerging Global Environmental Issues. Environmental Legislation.
CE 470 SOLID WASTE ENGINEERING (3 0 0 6)
Solid waste- history, materials flow, the need for integrated solid waste management; Municipal solid waste-characteristics and quantities; Collection Systems-municipal wastes; commercial wastes, recyclable materials; Material separation and processing of municipal solid waste; Combustion and energy recovery-heat value, materials and thermal balances, combustion hardwares, undesirable effectes; Biochemical process-anaerobic digestion,composting and other processes; Landfills-planning, sitting, landfill processes, landfill design, landfill operations, post-closure care and use of old landfills; Current issues in solid waste management.
CE 501 Physico-chemical Processes in Environmental Engineering. 3-0-0-6
CE 502 Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering 3-0-0-6
CE 503 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management 3-0-0-6
CE 504 Design of Environmental Engineering Systems 0-0-2-2
CE 505 Numerical Methods 3-0-0-6
CE 506 Optimization Methods 3-0-0-6
CE 507 Computational Methods in Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering applications 3-0-0-6
CE 508 Environmental Systems Engineering Laboratory 1-0-4-6
CE 509 Environmental Management 3-0-0-6
CE 510 Principles of Water Quality and Legislations 3-0-0-6
CE 511 Industrial Wastewater Pollution Control 3-0-0-6
CE 512 Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection System Design 3-0-0-6
Or any other course as approved by DPPC.