MTECH COURSE WORK SYLLABUS
Discipline: Structural Engineering
1^{st} Semester (Odd semester)
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CE 551

Structural Dynamics

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6

CE 561

Finite Element Methods for Static and Dynamic Problems

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2

8

CE 557

Advanced Concrete Technology

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6

CE xxx

Elective subject 1

3

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6

CE 535

Advanced computational lab

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3

3


Total credits

12

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5

29

2^{nd}Semester (Even semester)
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CE 552

Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings

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6

CE 562

Advanced Structural Design

3

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6

CE 564

Continuum Mechanics

3

1

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8

CE xxx

Elective subject 2

3

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6

CE 536

Advanced Structural lab

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3

3


Total credits

12

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3

29

2^{nd} Year
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CE 605

Mtech Project 1 (1^{st} Sem)

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24

24

CE 606

Mtech Project 2 (2^{nd} Sem)

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List of Elective subjects in Odd semester (Elective 1)
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CE 559

Foundation Design

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6

CE 563

Design of Plates and Shell structures

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6

List of Elective subjects in Even semester (Elective 2)
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CE 560

Optimization Methods in Engineering

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CE 566

Structural Health Monitoring

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CE 551 Structural Dynamics (3006)
Sources of vibration, types of excitation; spring action and damping : Degrees of freedom; Application of Newton’s laws, D’Alembert’s principle.Single degree of freedom systems: Mathematical model of physical systems; Free vibrations of undamped and viscously damped systems; Coulomb damping material and radiation damping
Response of viscously damped SDOF systems to harmonic excitations. Vibration isolationVibration arrest trench, Force transmissibility and base motion; Principle of vibration measuring instruments; Equivalent viscous damping structural damping. Numerical evaluation of dynamic response of linear and nonlinear systems. Frequency domain analysis. Multiple degree of Freedom systems: Vibrations of undamped 2 DOF systems; Response of 2 DOF to harmonic excitation, mode superposition, vibration absorber.Lagranges equations and their application to lumped parameter models of MDOF. Free vibrations of MDOF systems, methods of solving eigen value problems; iteration methods.
Dynamic response of MDOF systems – mode superposition method. Vibrations of Continuous systems: Free vibrations of continuous systemsaxial transverse vibrations of beams. Numerical schemes for obtaining frequencies and mode shapes, vibration of elastic half space (Richart and Hall idealization). Response of beams to harmonic excitation. Earthquake Response of Systems : Response of SDOF and MDOF systems to earthquake excitation. Response spectra; Fourier spectra.
Recommended Books or Text Book(s):
 Dynamics of Structures, Second Edition (1993), by R.W. Clough, and J. Penzien, McGrawHill.
 Chopra, A.K. (1995), Dynamics of Structures: Theory and Applications to Earthquake Engineering Prentice Hall.
References
 Craig. R.R. Structural Dynamics, John Willey.
 Thomson, W.T. Theory of Vibrations, 3^{rd} Edition, CBS Publishers, New Delhi.
CE 561Finite Element Methods for Static and Dynamic Problems (3028)
Introduction to Finite Element Modelconcept of nodes and elements, types of analysis and goals. Formulation of stiffness matrices and transformation matrices for simple elements. Implementation detailsassembly of element matrices, force vectors and extraction of elementend displacements, bandwidth minimization, etc.Basic equations of elasticity and material constitutive relationships. Finite element formulations. Isoparametric elements for plane strain, plane stress and torsion less axisymmetric analysis. Formulation of mass and damping matrices. Dynamic equilibrium equation and methods of solution for seismic loading Accuracy and meshlocking aspects in plane strain and plain stress analysis introduction to mixed formulation and Selective Reduced integration and Uniform Reduced Integration Techniques Brief introduction to the following topicsFourier methods for analysis of folded plates and of axisymmetric structures subjected to nonaxisymmetric loads; Geometric nonlinearity; material nonlinearity Node numbering to reduce band width and degrees of freedom; Plate elements; shell elements, soilstructure interaction; Modeling of unbounded media and singularities; Soilstructurefluid coupled analysis.
Text Books
1.Concepts and Applications of finite Element Analysis, Third Edition (1989), by R.D. Cook, D.S,. Malkus, and M.E. Plesha, John Wiley & Sons.
2. The finite Element MethodLinear Static and Dynamic Finite Element Analysis by T.J.R. Hughes, PrenticeHall
3. Finite Element Procedures, (1996), by K.J. Bathe, Prentice Hall
References
1. Dynamics of Structures, Second Edition (1993), by R.W. Clough, and J. Penzaien, McGrawHill
2. Techniques of finite Elements (1986), by B Irons and S. Ahmed, Ellis Horwood Limited
3. Finite Element Method (1993), G. Prathap, Kluwer Academic Publishers.
CE 557 Advanced Concrete Technology3006
Concrete materials: Cement Production, Types, Tests, Standards, Hydration chemistry; Concrete science, Standards and specifications, Mix Design, Chemical admixtures, Mineral admixtures Aggregates Geology of concrete aggregates, Tests and standards; Admixtures for concrete; Concrete mixture proportioning. Polymer concrete, High volume fly ash concrete, High strength concrete. Concrete behavior: Properties of fresh concrete; Mechanical behavior of concrete; Selfcompacting concrete, Reactive powder concrete, Mass concrete Deterioration mechanisms, assessment and control of corrosion in concrete structures, in situ assessment of concrete structures Durability of concrete. Special topics: Special cement and concrete; Advances in concrete construction; Roller compacted concrete, Oil well concrete Nondestructive evaluation of concrete structures; Cement based composites; Fracture mechanics of concrete. Durability and fire hazards in concrete. Use of waste materials in concrete, NDT techniques and their applications, repair of concrete structures.
Recommended Books or Text Book(s):
1. Concrete Materials, Properties, Specification and Testing by S. Popovics, Standard Publishers, India.
2. A.M. Neville, Properties of Concrete, ELBS Ed.
3. Satish Chandra, Waste Materials in Concrete Manufacture, Indian Standard Publishers
4. Bungey, NonDestructive Testing in Concrete, Surrey University Press, London.
5. Jain, A.K., Reinforced Concrete (Limit State Design).
CE 559 Foundation Design (3006)
Settlement and bearing capacity: shallow spread footings, mats, and deep foundations; Foundation models, contact pressure distribution for footings, raft foundation, Well foundation, Pile foundation. Retaining Structures; Soilstructure interaction studies; Case studies. Critical study of conventional methods of foundation design, analysis of settlement of soil and foundations. Foundations of inexpensive and swelling soils. Theory of vibrations, coffer dams, types and design principles. Underpinning of foundations, design of bridge abutments, three dimensional consolidation and theory of sand drains, reinforced earth and its applications.
Recommended Books or Text Book(s):
1. Kasmalkar, J.B. (1997). Foundation Engineering, Pune VidyarthiGraha Prakashan1786, Pune411030. Bowels, Joseph E.(1996). Practical Foundation Engineering Handbook. 5th edition, McGrawHill, New York.
2. Das, Braja M. (1999). Principles of foundation Engineering, 4th edition, PWS publishing, Pacific Grov. Calif.
3. Peck, Ralph B., Hansen, Walter E., and Thornburn, Thomas H. (1974). Foundation Engineering. John Wiley & Sons, New York.
4. Praksh, Shamsher, and Sharma, Hari D. (1990). Pile foundation in Engineering Practice, John Wiley & Sons, New York.
5. Som, N.N., and Das, S.C. (2003). Foundation Engineering: Principles and Practice. Prentice –Hall of India Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi001.
6. Varghese, P.C. (2005). Foundation Engineering Prentice –Hall of India Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi001.
7. Tomlonson, Michael J. (1995). Foundation Design and Construction. 6th edition. John Wiley &Sons, New York.
CE 563 Design of Plates and Shell structures (3006)
Prismatic folded plate systems. Shell equations. Approximate solutions. Analysis and design of cylindrical shells. Approximate design methods for doubly curved shells. Surfaces  parametric description, curvilinear coordinates, first and second fundamental forms, principal curvature coordinates, derivatives of unit vectors, equations of Gauss. Membrane theory of shells: equilibrium equations, applications to shells of revolution under axisymmetric loads, applications to cylindrical shells under asymmetric loads, straindisplacement relations, application in calculation of displacements. Bending theory of shells: kinematic assumptions and straindisplacement relations, stress measures and equilibrium equations, constitutive relations, cylindrical shell under axisymmetric loads, bending of cylindrical shells. Bending theory of flat plates: thin plates, Kirchoff theory  strain displacement relations, stresses and stress resultants. Constitutive equations, equilibrium equations, boundary conditions, derivation of theory from principle of virtual work. Rectangular platessolution by double Fourier series, circular plates, edge effects, anisotropic and layered plates, thick platesReissnerMindlinNaghadi type theories, moderate deflection analysis and buckling of plates.
Text Books
1. Theory of Plates and Shells By Timoshenko and WoinowskyKrieger
2. Design of Thin Shells By Hass A. M.
3. Design and Construction of Concrete Shell Roof ByRamaswamy G. S.
CE 535 Advanced Computational Lab (0033)
Basic design concepts of steel and RCC structures (Codes and manuals) Application of software’s like Staadpro, Sap2000, Etabs etc in structure Design of building structures under earthquake loads Analysis for stresses and strains in structures. Application of Matlab in structural design Post design analysis of structures Reliability analysis of design structures.
Texts/References
1. Indian standard codes IS 456, 1983, 13920.
2. International building code
3. Manuals for Staadpro, Etabs softwares
4. Robert E. Melchers, André T. Beck, Structural Reliability: Analysis and Prediction, 2018 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.
5. Matlab manual.
CE 552 Earthquake Resistant Design of Buildings (3006)
Performance of Buildings: Behaviour of various types of buildings in past earthquakes. Modes of failure influence of unsymmetry, infill walls, foundation, softstory and detailing of reinforcement in buildings. Philosophy of earthquake resistant design : Design philosophy, design spectrum, elastic and inelastic response spectrum. FrameShear wall buildings: Mathematical modeling of building with different structural systems analysis of frameshear wall buildings, Analysis of Coupled shear walls, Tubular buildings. Strength, ductility and energy absorption: Ductility of reinforced concrete members subject to flexure, axial load and shear. Definitions of different types of ductility; Detailing of reinforced concrete members, beams, columns, beamcolumn joint for ductile behaviors. Detailing of steel buildings for ductile behavior. IS code provisions for earthquake resistant design. Special aspects in multistory buildings: Effect of torsion, flexible first story. P? effect, soilstructure interaction on building behavior, Drift limitations, Design of multistory buildings with bracings and infills. Retrofitting of buildings. Seismic Base isolation of Buildings: Principles of base isolation, different types of bearings and isolation systems. Damping devices. Design of buildings with rubber bearings. Supplemental damping. Application of tuned Mass Damper and Active Mass Damper in Tail Buildings. Masonry Buildings: Earthquake resistant considerations for masonry buildings, Repair, restoration and retrofitting of masonry buildings. IS code provisions for earthquake resistant design.
Recommended Books or Text Book(s):
1. Okamoto, S., Earthquake Engineering
2. Park and Paulay, Reinforced Concrete Structures
3. Booth, Edmund (1994), Concrete Structures in Earthquake
4. Chopra, A.K. (1995), Dynamics of Structures: Theory and Applications to Earthquake Engineering, Prentice Hall.
References
1. Key. D (1988), Earthquake Design Practice for Buildings, Telford Publishers, London
2. Newmark, N.M. and Hall, W.J. (1982), Earthquake Spectra & Design, EERI, CA
3. Park, R. and Paulay, T. (1975) Reinforced Concrete Structures, John Wiley & Sons
4. Paulay, T. and Priestley, M.J.N. (1995), Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings, John wiley & sons
5. Skinner, robinson and McVerry. An Introduction to Seismic isolation, John Wiley & Sons.
6. Wakabayshi, M. (1986). Design of Earthquake Resistant Buildings, McGraw Hill Masonry Structures 7. Paulay, T. and Priestley, M.J.N..(1995). Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and Masonry Buildings, John wiley & Sons.
CE 562 Advanced Structural Design (3006)
Design philosophy, modelling of loads, material characteristics. Reinforced Concrete:  PM, Mphi relationships; strutandtie method. Design of deep beam and corbel; design of shear walls; compression field theory for shear design. Design against torsion; Indian and ACI Standards; Eurocode. Steel structures:  stability design; torsional buckling (pure, flexural and lateral). Design of beamcolumns; fatigue resistant design; Indian and AISC Standards; Eurocode.
Recommended Books or Text Book(s):
1. S.U. Pillai and D. Menon, Reinforced Concrete Design, Tata McGrawHill, 3rd Ed, 1999.
2. N. Subramaniam, Design of Steel Structures, Oxford University Press, 2008.
3. S. Chandrasekaran, L. Nunziante, G. Serino and F. Carannante, Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete Structures, Taylor and Francis, 2010.
4. R. Ranganathan, Structural Reliability: Analysis and Design, Jaico Publishers, 1999.
5. R. Park and T. Paulay, Reinforced Concrete Structures, John Wiley & Sons, 1995.
6. P.C. Varghese, Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design, Prentice Hall of India, 2nd Ed, 2005.
CE 564Continuum Mechanics (3108)
Basic concepts of the theory of continuous media; introduction to tensor algebra. Theory of stresses; infinitesimal and finite strains. Straindisplacement relationships; compatibility; stressstrain relationships. Boundary value problem in elasticity; plane stress and plane strain case; stress function approaches; plane problems in Cartesian and polar coordinates; Elements of plasticity; yield criteria; flow rule and hardening. Plastic stress strain relationships. Variational methods; Introduction to Hamilton’s principles; RayleighRitz and Weighted residual methods; Introduction to thin plates; stability theory; torsion of non  circular sections.
Texts
1. D.S. Chandrasekharaiah and L. Debnath, Continuum Mechanics, Prism Books Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, 1994.
2. L.S. Srinath, Advanced Mechanics of Solids. M.C. Graw Hill Education, 2017.
3. S. Timoshenko and J.N. Goodier, Theory of Elasticity, McGraw Hill Book Company, International Ed, 1970.
References
1. I. H. Shames and F. A. Cozzarellie, Elastic and Inelastic Stress Analysis, Prentice Hall New Jersey 1992.
2. S.P. Timoshenko and S.W. Krieger, Theory of Plates and Shells, McGraw Hill International Ed, 1959.
CE 560Optimization Methods in Engineering(3006)
Introduction to optimizationDefinitions, classification, overview of topics. Single variable optimization algorithms – optimality criteria, bracketing methods, region elimination methods, gradient based methods. Root finding using optimization techniques. Multivariable optimization algorithms – optimality criteria, direct search methods, gradient search methods. Constrained optimization algorithms – Kuhn –Tucker conditions, algorithms for solving Nonlinear optimization problems, LPP. Introduction to Genetic algorithms.
Recommended Books or Text Book(s):
1. Introduction to Linear and Nonlinear Programming by D.G. Luenberger, Addison Wesley
2. Nonlinear Programming – Theory and Algorithms by M.S Bazara, H.D. Sherali, and Shetty, John Wiley & Sons.
3. Optimization for Engineering Design: Algorithms and Examples by Prof. K. Deb, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.
CE 566 Structural Health Monitoring (3006)
Overview of SHM: Notable Applications of SHM – Aerospace and Civil Applications, Comparison of SHM with Non Destructive Evaluation (NDE), Condition Monitoring (CM), Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Damage Prognosis (DP), Solution Domain for SHM: Damage Detection Process, Statistical Pattern Recognition Paradigm, Operational Evaluation, Data Acquisition and Cleansing, Feature Extraction, Statistical Model Development for Feature Discrimination, Other Damage Indices. Vibration Control using SHM: Review of FE formulation, Constitutive Relationship, Element Stiffness and Mass Matrices for High Precision Finite Element, Developing Actuator and Sensor Influence Matrix, Estimating Sensor Voltage, Active Control of Damping Sensors and Data Measurement: Methods of Experimental Measurement of Stress, Delamination Sensing using Piezo Sensory Layer, Voltage Response from Piezopatch, Electrical Impedance Method. Sensing using Magnetostrictive Sensory Layer, Basics of Magnetization and Hysteresis, Delamination Sensing using Magnetostrictive Sensory Layer. Types of Data, Data Acquisition and Processing.
Methods to Estimate Modal Parameters from Experimental Data: Operational Modal Analysis (OMA), Eigen Realization Algorithm (ERA), Auto  Regressive Moving Average (ARMA) Model. Model Updating: Eigen Sensitivity Method, Artificial Neural Network (ANN) Method. Damage Detection: Modal parameter Variations, Modal Strain Energy Change Ratio. Prognosis: Determination of Fragility Curve, Life Estimation of Structure, Retrofitting of Structure.
Recommended Books or Text Book(s):
1. Smart Materials and Structures, Gandhi and Thompson
2. Structural Health Monitoring: Current Status and Perspectives, Fu Ko Chang
3. Los Alamos Report for Structural Heath Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure.
CE 536 Advanced Structural Lab (0033)
Mix design for high strength concrete, use of admixture/plasticizer Non destructive evaluation of strength of concrete/steel specimens Loading and deflection measurement in a space truss system Experiment on determinate and indeterminate structures Loading and deflection of steel beam Natural frequencies and mode shapes of structures.
Texts/References:
1. H.G. Harris and G.M. Sabnis, Structural Modeling and Experimental Techniques, 2nd Ed, CRC Press, 1999.
2. E. Bray and R. K. Stanley, Non Destructive Evaluation, CRC Press, 2002.
3. J.W. Dally and W.F. Riley, Experimental Stress Analysis, McGraw Hill, 3rd Ed, 1991.
4. J.F. Doyle, Modern Experimental Stress Analysis, John Wiley and Sons, 2004.
5. P.C. Aitcin, HighPerformance Concrete, E & FN SPON, 1998