Semester-wise course structure
CE 100: INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING
CE 222: STRUCTURAL ANALYSES
3-1-0-1-, Prereq. ESO 204
Stability and Determinacy of Structures, Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures, Review of shear force and bending moment diagrams in beams and frames, Plane trusses: Deflection of trusses: Deflection of beams and frames: Influence line diagrams and moving loads, Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures, Force and stiffness methods of analysis, Plane trusses by using method of consistent deformations, Beams and frames: Plane trusses by using direct stiffness method
CE 242: ENGINEERING GEOSCIENCES
Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Cryosphere and atmosphere and their interactions.
Shape, size, interior of the solid earth. Geological materials: rocks, soils, minerals (clay mineralogy), Engineering and Genetic classification of soils, rocks, rock cycles, rock-water interaction. Earth Processes and their consequences, Geomorphological features, structures (folds, faults).
Causes, classification, magnitude, intensity, Historical earthquakes, Seismic hazards zoning, strong ground motion, earthquake prediction.
Landslides and Subsidence : causes, classification and monitoring.
Groundwater : Groundwater resources and quality of ground water.
Geology of India, Physiographic and fectonic divisions; Minral resources.
Geophysical mapping : seismic, resistivity, radar, geotomography, logging.
Remote sensing, GIS and GPS : Basic principles and their applications in monitoring Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Cryosphereand Atmosphere ;Criteria for site selections for Dam, tunnels, waste/radioactive disposal sites.
CE 251: CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
Introduction and overview of course: Constituents of concrete (Cement, Aggregates):Proportioning of concrete, Fresh concrete, Hardened concrete, Quality control(Sampling, Acceptance, etc.), Transportation and placing , Testing of concrete(including NDT), Admixtures (Chemical, mineral), Concrete and environment; Steel: Manufacture, different types of steel, Steel in Civil Engineering (Structural, reinforcing bars, wires); Bitumen and bituminous mixes: Source, composition, characterization, Various forms, Tests on bitumen Preparation / characterization of bituminous mixes. Mix design, Tests ? Dynamic modulus, fatigue, creep and stability.
Bricks and brick masonry: Manufacture, Properties, classification and specifications, Brick masonry and principles of design of masonry structures.
Other materials: Timber, geotextiles, FRPs, Epoxy-coated bar.
CE 321: DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES
3-2-0-1-, Prereq. ESO 204
Introduction to Design: Design Loads and Load Combinations Working Stress design, Plastic Design, LRFD Methods, Introduction to Steel and Steel structures, Design of tension members, Design of structural fasteners: rivets, bolts and welds, Design of compression members, Design of flexure members: Beams - rolled sections, built-up sections, Plate Girders ? riveted/bolted and welded, Design of eccentric connections: riveted/bolted and welded, Design of beam-columns and column bases, Design of steel industrial sheds, Wind Design, Introduction to inelastic actions and plastic hinges: application of PD and LRFD
CE 322: DESIGN OF REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURES
-2-0-1-, Prereq. ESO 204
Introduction: Structural Systems, Materials, Loadings and Structural Analysis, introduction to Design of Concrete Structures, Working Stress Design, Ultimate Load Design, limit Sate Design, Working Stress Design: For Bending Moment and Shear Force - Rectangular Beams, Limit State Design: For Compression - Columns, For Bending Moment and Shear Force - Beams, For Torsion - Beams, For Combined Compression and Flexure, Beam-Columns, Slabs, One-way; Two-way, Connections (Joints), Design of RC Frame Buildings, Earthquake Design, Ductile Detailing, (Introduction to Capacity Design Concept), Design of Other Structural Components, Flat Slabs; Footings; Walls; Stair Cases
CE 331: SOIL MECHANICS
3-0-2-1-, Prereq. CE 242
Preview of Geotechnical Problems in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure development ,Description of soil, Engineering geology of soils and their formation, earthquakes and their effects, Stresses within a soil, effective stress principle, stress point and stress path, Soil - water systems - capillarity, flow, Darcy?s law, permeability, and tests for its determination, different heads, piping, quicksand condition, seepage, flow nets, flow through dams, filters, Compressibility and consolidation characteristics, maximum past stress, OCR, determination of coefficients of consolidation and secondary compression (creep), consolidation under construction loading, Strength and direct and triaxial shear tests, Mohr - Coulomb strength criterion, drained, consolidated undrained and undrained tests, strength of loose and dense sands, NC and OC soils, dilation, pore pressures, Skempton?s coefficients, etc. Compaction characteristics, water content - dry unit weight relationships, OMC, max. dry unit weight, field compaction control, etc. Introduction to Geosynthetics, classification, functions, properties - physical, mechanical, hydraulic, environmental, etc. Stability of slopes, limit equilibrium methods, methods of slices and simplified Bishop, factors of safety.
CE 332: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
2-1-2-1-, Prereq. CE 331
Introduction, examples of foundation problems - case studies, Characterisation of ground, site investigations, methods of drilling, sampling, in situ test - SPT, CPT, plate load and dynamic tests, groundwater level, etc. Bearing capacity, general, local and punching shear failures, corrections for size, shape, depth, water table, compressibility, etc., ultimate and allowable stresses, methods based on in situ tests, Settlements of foundations, stress in soils (Boussinesq, Wester gaard, Mindlin solutions), one and two dimensional cases, immediate, consolidation and creep settlements, methods based on in situ tests, Limit State Design, stability and serviceability states, load and strength factors, Types of foundations - shallow/deep, isolated, combined, mat, etc., contact pressure distributions, soil - foundation interactions, basics of structural design, Ground Improvement Techniques, methods for difficult or problematic ground conditions - soft soils, loose sands, seismic conditions, expansive or collapsible soils, etc., preloading, vertical drains, stone columns, heavy tamping, grouting, etc. Earth Pressure theories, Coulomb and Rankine approaches, c-? soils, smooth and rough walls, inclined backfill, depth of tension crack, Retaining structures, gravity, cantilever, counter fort, reinforced earth, etc., design and checks for stability Deep foundations, piles, pile groups, well foundations, under-reamed piles, pre-cast, driven cast in situ and bored piles, shaft and base resistances, down drag, pile load tests Selected Topics- machine foundations/ introduction to environmental geotechnique/application of geosynthetics, etc.
CE361: ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND POLLUTION
Introduction and Scope, Ecology and Environment, Environmental Quality and Pollution, Pollutants, Wastes, Disposal of Wastes, Solid Waste Management, Hazardous Waste: Definition; Measurement; Control measures; Management, Air Pollution Control, Noise Pollution, Environmental Impact, Environmental Audit, Laboratory Experiments
CE362N: WATER SUPPLY AND WASTEWATER ENGINEERING
3-0-0-1-, Prereq. CE 361
Water and Wastewater Quantity Estimation, Water Distribution and Sewerage Systems, Elements of Water Supply Scheme, Water/Wastewater Quality Enhancement, Physicochemical Processes, Surface and Ground Water Treatment, Biological Processes for Water and Wastewater Quality Enhancement, Elements of Wastewater Disposal Schemes, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation, Visit to Water and Wastewater Effluent Treatment Plants
CE 371: GEOINFORMATICS
Introduction to surveying, Linear measurements, Compass surveying, Levelling and Contouring, Plane Tabling (PT), Theodolites, Tacheometric surveys, Errors and adjustments, Triangulation, Introduction to photogrammetry and remote sensing, EDM/ Total Station/GPS.
CE 373: SURVEY AND GEOLOGY CAMP
Geology Camp : Reconnaissance of the area; Elementary geological field mapping of rock formations and structural details; Preparation of repor t.
CE 411N: ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY
2-1-2-1-, Prereq. CE 312N)
Precipitation, Infiltration and Evapotranspiration, Forms of precipitation, measurement, depth-area-duration and intensity-duration frequency relations, Evaporation - process, measurement, and estimation, Infiltration process, measurement, and estimation, Evapotranspiration measurement and estimation, Runoff and Hydrographs, Rainfall Runoff correlations, Flow duration curve, Mass curve, Droughts and floods, Factors affecting flow hydrograph, Unit hydrograph, its analysis, and S-curve hydrograph, Synthetic and instantaneous unit hydrographs, Statistical analysis, Hydrologic Routing, Risk, reliability, and safety factor, Flood frequency studies, Flood forecasting, Rational method, Time Area curves, Design flood, Channel and flood routing, Groundwater hydrology, Flow equations Confined and unconfined flow, Well hydraulics Steady and unsteady flow, Well losses, Specific capacity.
Matrix structural analysis: displacement and force methods; stress analysis: general state of stress, failure criterion, stress concentration, fatigue failure; analysis of simple problems of plates and shells.
CE 451: SYSTEMS ANALYSIS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
Introduction to the course and its importance, Optimization methods:-Introduction, Problem formulation, Introduction to mathematical principles in optimization, Solution techniques for linear and integer problems, Introduction to non-linear problems, Civil Engineering Case Studies. Project scheduling, PERT, Inventory and crew scheduling, Decision-making in uncertain environment, Recapitulation of probability theory, Introduction to Game theory, Model calibration:- Parameter Estimation (point and interval), Hypothesis testing. Examples using Software Packages.
CE 699: M.TECH. THESIS
(Credit up to a max. of 16 Units)