National Institute of Technology Karnataka

Surathkal, Mangalore, India

The Department of

Civil Engineering

About the department

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.

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The Vision and Mission of the Department :

Vision :

To produce Civil engineers with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes, who can be entrusted by the society to lead a sustainable world with enhanced quality of life.

Mission :

To effectively train our students as Civil engineers who can serve the society competently, collaboratively and ethically as

• Planners, designers, constructors and operators of the built environment

• Leaders of the natural environment and its resources

• Innovators and integrators of ideas and technologies across the public, private and academic sectors

• Managers of risk and uncertainty caused by natural events, accidents and other threats.

• Leaders in discussions and decisions shaping public, environmental and infrastructure policies.

Contact Details

Dr Katta Venkataramana Professor and Head Department of Civil Engineering N.I.T.K. Surathkal Srinivasanagar P O, Mangalore - 575025 Tel: 0824-2474000 Extn 3041, 3337 (office) Fax: 0824-2474033 Email: ven@nitk.ac.in

About the department

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works like roads, bridges, canals, dams, and buildings.

Click here to see the Department Brochure

### The Vision and Mission of the Department : Vision : To produce Civil engineers with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes, who can be entrusted by the society to lead a sustainable world with enhanced quality of life. Mission :

To effectively train our students as Civil engineers who can serve the society competently, collaboratively and ethically as

• Planners, designers, constructors and operators of the built environment • Leaders of the natural environment and its resources • Innovators and integrators of ideas and technologies across the public, private and academic sectors • Managers of risk and uncertainty caused by natural events, accidents and other threats. • Leaders in discussions and decisions shaping public, environmental and infrastructure policies.

Contact Details

Dr Katta Venkataramana Professor and Head Department of Civil Engineering N.I.T.K. Surathkal Srinivasanagar P O, Mangalore - 575025 Tel: 0824-2474000 Extn 3041, 3337 (office) Fax: 0824-2474033 Email: ven@nitk.ac.in

Programmes Offered

Facilities

Qualified faculty in different area of specialization and good industry interaction

Laboratory Facilities

  1. Civil Engineering Materials Testing lab
  2. Transportation System Engineering lab
  3. Geotechnical Engineering lab
  4. Environmental Engineering lab
  5. Structural Engineering lab
  6. Concrete lab
  7. Geology lab
  8. Survey lab
  9. CAD lab
  10. Earthquake Engineering lab

STTP, Conferences and Workshops

Workshop on TABLE TOP AIRPORTS AND SAFETY ASPECTS, MANGALORE AIRPORT DIAMOND JUBILEE CELEBRATION COMMITTEE, MANGALORE, Oct. 29-30, 2011.

Research and Development

Major Research Projects

Completed during the last 5 Years :

• Evaluation of Concrete and Structural Elements under Fire Loads, BRNS, DAE, 2007-09.

• Feasibility Studies on the Application of Wind Tunnel for the Study of Flow Characteristics Over Hill, BRNS, DAE, 2007-09.

• Earthquake Response Characteristics of Masonry Infill-Panels, BRNS, DAE, 2007-09.

• Effect of corrosion on residual capacity prediction of RCC beams and beam column joints in coastal environment, BRNS, DAE (2010-13)

On-going projects :

• Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction Effects in Multi-storied Structures on homogeneous and Geo-synthetic Reinforced Soils (In Collaboration with CPRI, Bangalore) BRNS, DAE (2007 - )

• Hydrogen Loaded Concrete as Integrated n, α, β, and γ Radiation Shield, BRNS, DAE (2012 - )

• Experimental investigation on rutting and flexural behavior of structural asphalt mixes with warm mix asphalt additives, Start-Up Research Grant (Young Scientists), SERB, 2013-16

Consultancy

Areas of Expertise

  1. Structural Analysis and Design
  2. Structural distress Assessment and Rehabilitation
  3. Non-Destructive Testing of Concrete Structures
  4. Concrete Mix Design
  5. Testing of Building Materials
  6. Highway and Railway Material Testing
  7. Design of Pavements
  8. Design of Bituminous concrete Mixes
  9. CBR Tests
  10. Traffic Planning
  11. Distance and level Measurements
  12. Estimation of Earthwork
  13. Soil investigations Tests for Soil Classification
  14. Safe Bearing Capacity of foundation systems
  15. Slope stability Analysis and Design of slopes
  16. Plate load Tests
  17. Ground improvement Methods
  18. Geological and Geo-physical investigations
  19. Location of Open wells and Bore-wells
  20. Water and waste water quality analysis
  21. Design of Water Treatment Plants
  22. Industrial Waste Water Treatment Plants
  23. Preparation of EIA Reports
  24. Design of Solid Waste Management Systems
  25. Design of Water-distribution Networks
  26. Topographical Map Preparations
  27. Town Planning

Courses offered

CV217
Surveying Practice
PC (0 · 0 · 3) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
3
3
Content:

Chain, Compass, Plane table leveling theodolite and tacheometric surveying curves.

References:
Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV301
Highway and traffic enginnering
PC (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Introduction: Initial recommendations for highway planning in India, saturation system, Third 20 year road development plan and fundamentals of transportation systems, planning on trip generation, distribution, assignment and modal split Traffic Engineering: Vehicular and road user characteristics, traffic studies, junctions and signals, traffic control devices Highway alignment and geometric design: Highway alignment, cross-sectional elements, horizontal alignment and vertical alignment Highway design and construction: design of flexible and rigid pavements, WBM and bituminous concrete roads and highway maintenance

References:

S.K. Khanna and C.E.G. Justo, Highway Engineering, Nemchand Bros., Roorkee L.R. Kadiyali, Traffic and Transport Planning, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV316
Buliding design and drawing
PC (1 · 0 · 3) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
1
0
3
4
Content:

Foundations; Doors and Windows; Stairs – proportioning and designing of different types of staircases for residential and commercial buildings; Different types of roofs and trusses. Functional design of buildings: To draw the line diagram, plan elevation and section and line sketches of different types of buildings (school, hospital, hostel, residential, office etc.). Introduction to AutoCAD.

References:

Shah and Kale, Principles of Building Drawing Sharma and Kaul, Text of building construction B.C. Punmia, Building construction

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV321
Applied soil engineering
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Soil exploration, Earth pressure and its determination, Bearing capacity – Theoretical methods and Insitu tests, Stability of slopes by various approaches, Load carrying capacity of single and group of piles. Ground improvement methods. Introduction to soil dynamics.

References:

B.M. Das, Principles of Geotechnical Engineering, The PWS Series in Civil Engg. V.N.S. Murthy, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Dhanpat Rai & Sons, New Delhi.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV322
Concrete technology
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Concrete making materials – Manufacture of Cements, types of cements and aggregates, properties and testing, Water, admixtures. Fresh concrete, workability, Compaction, Curing. Strength of Concrete, elasticity, shrinkage and creep. Durability of Concrete. Testing of hardened concrete, destructive and non destructive testing methods, Concrete mix design, Quality Control and acceptance Criteria. Special Concretes, Concrete chemicals.

References:

A.M. Neville, Properties of Concrete, ELBS and Pitman Publishing Co. London, U.K. M.S. Shetty, Concrete Technology – Theory and Practice, S. Chand & Co. Ltd., New Delhi.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV350
Environmental engineering
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

Essentials of water and wastewater engineering systems, quantities, sources, water distribution systems, planning and analysis. Wastewater collection. House drainage. Water and wastewater characteristics. Drinking water standards. Unit operations and processes of water and wastewater treatment. Design of treatment units.

References:

Fair & Geyer, Water Supply and Waste water disposal, John Wiley Publications B.C. Punmia & Ashok Jain, Water supply Engineering & Wastewater Engineering, Arihant Publications

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV351
Structural design
PC (2 · 1 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
2
1
0
3
Content:

General principles of elastic method of design of steel structures. Bolted and welded connections, Tension and compression members, laterally supported and unsupported beams, unsymmetrical bending, built up beams, plate girders, members subjected to axial force and uniaxial and biaxial moments built up beams, plate girders, members subjected to axial force and uniaxial and biaxial moments. Introduction to the limit state design philosophy of steel structures.

References:

A.S. Arya and J.L. Ajmani, Design of steel structures, Nem Chand Bros, Roorkee. Ramachandra, Vol I & II, Design of steel structures, Standard Book House, New Delhi. S.K. Duggal, Design of Steel Structures, Tata McGraw Hill, Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV366
Environmental engineering lab
PC (0 · 0 · 3) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
3
3
Content:

pH, colour, turbidity; Solids – suspended, dissolved, settleable and volatile; Dissolved oxygen, BOD, COD; Determination of fluorides and iron; hardness, chlorides; Nitrite-Nitrogen and Ammonical-nitrogen; Available chlorine in bleaching powder, residual chlorine in water and chlorine demand; Bacteriological quality of water-presumptive test, confirmation test and determination of MPN; Jar test

References:
Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV367
Civil engineering materials lab II
PC (0 · 0 · 3) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
3
3
Content:

Tests on highway materials, aggregates and bituminous materials. Tests on fresh concrete – workability tests, tests on hardened concrete, strength tests – destructive and non destructive testing, tests on R.C. beams and columns.

References:

S.K. Khanna and C.E.G. Justo, Highway materials Testing – Nem Chand Bros, Rookee V.V. Sastry and M.L. Gambir, Laboratory manual on concrete testing (Part II).

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV371
Railways, Tunnels, Harbours and Airports
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Railways: Rail gauges; coning; adzing; railway track components, functions, requirements, and width of formation; creep; tractive resistance; geometric design; points and crossings; stations and yards; signaling and interlocking. Docks & Harbors: Types of harbors, tides, wind and waves, breakwaters, docks, quays, Transit sheds, warehouses, navigational aids Tunnels: Introduction to tunneling, tunneling through soils, soft and hard rocks, tunnel ventilation Airports: Introduction to airport planning and development, Airport design standards, airport planning

References:

S.P. Arora & S.C. Saxena, A text Book of Railway Engineering Srinivasan, Docks, Harbors and Tunnels. S.K. Khanna, M.G. Arora and S.S. Jain, Airport Planning and Design

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV372
Design of PSC Structures
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Materials- Pre - and post -tensioning methods-Losses of prestress-Stresses in concrete due to prestress and loads-Prediction of long term and short- term deflections-Limit state of collapse in flexure and shear-Limit state of serviceability-Transmission length-Anchorage zone stresses-Design of endblock-Design of pre- and post- tensioned beams-Analysis of continuous beams-Concordant cable profiles-Analysis of composite beams-Determination of stress distribution in a composite sections.

References:

N. Krishna Raju, Prestressed concrete, Tata-McGraw Hill, NewDelhi. T. Y. Lin and N. H. Burns, Design of prestressed concrete structures, John Wiley and Sons, NewYork.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV385
Geoinformatics
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Introduction to geinformatics : Principles of Remote sensing Satellites and Sensors, Aerial photography, elements of photo-grammetry, Satellite data products, Visual interpretation, Digital interpretations. Introduction to GIS principles, Generation of thematic maps, Georeferencing, Digitization, overlay analyses, Map projections : Global positioning system: Application of RS and GIS in mining; Geological mapping, geomorphological mapping, oil and mineral exploration,Ground water and surface water potential mapping, Natural hazard and disaster (Earthquakes,volcanic eruptions, Land slides, Avalanches, flood, drought etc.) Zone mapping, Forecasting, estimaton of losses and management, monitoring ocean productivity and coastal zone management, computer applications in mining.

References:

Lillesand, Thomas and Kiefer, Remote Sensing and image interpretation, John Wiley and Sons. Burrough and Mc Dennell, principles of Geographical information systems, Oxford University Press.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV386
Rock Mechanics
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Introduction to rock mechanics, Engineering classification of rocks, Engineering properties of intact rocks, Determination of insitu properties – shear strength, deformation, insitu stress, strength of jointed rocks, application to rock slopes, rock blasting, ground improvement techniques in rocks and bearing capacity.

References:

Jaegar and Cook, Foundation of rock masses. Goodman, Introduction to rock mechanics, Wiley international

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV387
Applied Geology
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Introduction, interior of the earth, Geological process, Geological hazards, Natural resources; Minerals, rocks, water, soil; Engineering properties of rocks, Structural geology, stratigraphy, Hydrogeology; artificial recharge structures, rain water harvesting, ground water exploration, geophysical exploration, Remote sensing and GIS applications. Economic Geology, process of formation of mineral deposits, ore genesis, ore dressing, Indian mineral deposits, Environmental geology, Application of geology in Civil Engg. projects like Dams, tunnels, bridges etc.,

References:

Blyth, F.G.H & De Freitas M.H., Engineering Geology, ELBS, 7th Edition, 1984. Robert F. Legget, Geology and Engineering, Mcgraw Hill

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV388
Advanced Surveying
PSE (3 · 0 · 2) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
2
5
Content:

Introduction to tacheometric surveying, tacheometric levelling and errors in tacheometric levelling; Fundamentals of geodetic surveying; theory of errors and triangulation adjustments; Electronic distance measurement; Hydrographic surveying including three-point problems; photogrammetric surveying including aerial photogrammetry; fundamentals on the use of digital theodolites and total stations.

References:

B.C. Punmia, Surveying Vol. 2 and 3 T.P. Kanetkar & Kulkarni, Surveying and leveling Vol. 2 S.K. Roy, Fundamentals of surveying David Clark, Plane and geodetic surveying Vol.2

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV389
Advanced Structural Analysis
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Matrix method of structural analysis : flexibility and stiffness formulation – Direct stiffness method. Analysis of Beams of non-uniform cross section. Unsymmetrical bending of beams. Analysis of beams curved in plan. Introduction to analysis of shell roofs.

References:

Genaro, Advanced Structural Analysis. G.S. Ramaswamy, Design and Construction of shell roofs.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV390
Professional Practice
PC (0 · 0 · 0) 1
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
1
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
0
0
Content:

This course is a 1 credit course during 5th and 6th semester. It consists of atleast 4 special lectures spread over entire year, arranged or suggested by the hosting department and approved by DUGC.

References:
Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV400
Estimation, Costing and Specifications
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

Methods of estimating, measurements, taking out quantities, typical estimates for buildings, and Civil Engineering works, Specifications for all types of building items. Analysis of rates, data for various building items, Earthwork calculations. Introduction to Departmental procedures, tender, contracts, arbitration, valuation of buildings.

References:

B.N. Dutta, Estimating and Costing in Civil Engineering Theory and Practice. M. Chakroborti, Estimating, Costing & Specifications in Civil Engineering. S.C. Rangawala – Valuation of Real Properties, Charotar Publishing House.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV401
Bridge engineering
PC (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Bridge site investigation and planning, bridge hydrology, Standards of loading for highway and railway bridges, Culverts, bridge superstructures, Design of R.C.C. beam and slab bridges, load distribution Bridge site investigation and planning, bridge hydrology, Standards of loading for highway and railway bridges, Culverts, bridge superstructures, Design of R.C.C. beam and slab bridges, load distribution

References:

Bridge site investigation and planning, bridge hydrology, Standards of loading for highway and railway bridges, Culverts, bridge superstructures, Design of R.C.C. beam and slab bridges, load distribution

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV417
Structural Design and Drawing
PC (1 · 0 · 3) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
1
0
3
4
Content:

R.C. design –R.C. staircases, retaining walls – Cantilever and Counterfort type, Water tank– rectangular and circular tanks, underground and resting on ground. Framed structures. Steel design – Connections : Column splices, column bases, beam – columns, Steel purlins and roof trusses, connection between roof truss and supporting column, bracing systems

References:

N. Krishna Raju, Structural Design and Drawing – R.C. and Steel, University Press, Hyderabad. D. Krishna Murthy, Structural Design and Drawing, Vol II & III, C.B.S. Publishing Co., New Delhi.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV421
Transportation Project Planning and Evaluation
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

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References:
Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV422
Advanced Design of Structures-I
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Design of R.C. flat slabs, continuous beams and portal frames, redistribution of moments. Yield line analysis of slabs, Deep beams, Curved beams, Elevated water tanks and supporting structures, Chimneys, Silos and Bunkers.

References:

N. Krishna Raju, Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design, C.B.S. Publishers and Distributors, Delhi. P.C. Varghese, Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design, Prentice – Hall of India, Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV423
Design of Foundations, Earth and Earth Retaining Structures
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Loads for foundation design, Depth of foundation, proportioning of footings, Geotechnical and structural design of isolated, combined and raft foundations. Analysis of pile groups. Design of piles and pile cap. Design of cantilever, counterfort and soil reinforced retaining walls.

References:

Swami Saran, Design of Substructures, Oxford and IBH Publishers. J.E. Bowles, Analysis & Design of Foundations, Mc Graw Hill. Relevant IS Codes.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV424
Advanced Environmental Engineering
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Water pollution control: Effluent standards. Disposal of wastewater. Stream sanitation. Water quality indices; Solid waste management: Characteristics, treatment disposal; Air Pollution Control: Sources and Characteristics, effects, Control; Noise Pollution Control, measurement & analysis; Hazardous solid waste: Classified wastes, Disposal of hospital wastes; EIA: Introduction, case studies

References:

Metcalf & Eddy, Waste Water Engineering Treatment, Disposal & Reuse, Tata Mcgraw Hill Publishers Sincero & Sincero, Environmental Engineering, Prentice Hall Inc.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV425
Computer Aided Design and Applications in Civil Engineering
PSE (2 · 0 · 3) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
2
0
3
5
Content:

Object oriented programming, Application programs to solve problems in structural analysis, surveying, soil mechanics, transportation engineering and numerical analysis. Design of structural elements and programming concepts. Programs for the design of beams, slabs and columns by Limit state theory.

References:

E. Balaguruswamy, Object oriented programming in C++,Mc Graw Hill Publishers V.L.Shah, Computer aided design in reinforced concrete, Structures publishers

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV438
Structural Dynamics and Wind Engg.
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Vibration of SDOF systems – Free and Forced vibrations, effect of damping, response spectrum, MDOF systems – Natural frequencies and modes, Eigen value problem, mode superposition method, Wind effects – Mean Wind speed, turbulence, spectrum of turbulence, Aerodynamic instabilities, Aerodynamic damping, Along – wind and Across – wind responses.

References:

Cloush and Penzien, Dynamics of Structures, McGraw Hill, New York. J.W. Simth, Vibration of Structures, Chapman and Hall Ltd., New York. Scanlan and Sachi, Wind Engineering

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV440
Practical Training / Educational Tour
PC (0 · 0 · 2) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
2
2
Content:

This course is a 2 credit course. A student may complete the training or educational tour before the beginning of 7th semester (or as stipulated by DUGC) and register for it in 7th Semester. The duration and the details shall be decided by the faculty advisor, with approval from DUGC.

References:
Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV471
Advanced Design of Structures – II
PSE (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

R.C. domes and shell roofs, membrane and beam method of analysis, Multistoried building systems; Grid floors, Composite steel and in-situ concrete beams & slabs. Communication and transmission line steel towers.

References:

P. Dayaratnam, Design of Reinforced concrete structures, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi. P. Dayaratnam, Design of Steel Structures, A.H. Wheeler & Co. Ltd. Allahabad. N. Krishna Raju, Advanced Reinforced concrete Design, C.B.S. Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV472
Ground Improvement Techniques
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Need and Objectives, Mechanical Modification–Compaction control, Vibro - flotation, Hydraulic modification – Dewatering methods, Electro-Osmosis, Vertical drains, Physical and chemical modification – grouting, shortcreting, ground freezing. Modification by inclusions and Confinement. Stone columns, lime columns, Sand drains and Compaction piles.

References:

M.R. Hausmann, Engineering Principles of Ground Modifications, McGraw Hill Publishing Co., 1990 Purushotham Raj, Ground Improvement Techniques, Laxmi Publications, New Delhi

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV473
FEM Applications in Civil Engg
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Types of elements – Boundary value and initial value problems – Approximate methods – Principles and steps in Finite Element Analysis – Generalized and natural co-ordinates – Direct stiffness approach– Analysis of 2D Trusses, beams, and Plane frames. Introduction to continuum problems – Triangular elements for plane stress problems – Numerical Integration.

References:

T.R. Chandrupatla & Ashok D. Belegundu , Introduction to Finite Elements in Engg. – Prentice Hall. O.C. Zienkiewicz and K Morgan, Finite Elements & Approximation, John Wiley & Sons.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV474
Elements of Earthquake Engg
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Engineering seismology - Plate tectonics, Earthquake mechanism, Seismic zoning map of India, seismic waves, earthquake magnitude and intensity, seismic vulnerability, hazard and risk, Introduction to the theory of vibrations - simple SDOF systems, response spectra, Performance of structures, Lessons from past earthquakes, causes of failure and damage, Aseismic design of structures - Philosophy & Principles of earthquake resistant design, building forms and architectural design concepts, Introduction to seismic codes, Calculation of equivalent static earthquake forces, restoration and retrofitting of existing structures.

References:

A.K.Chopra, Dynamics of Structures, Prentice Hall, 2002 IIT Kanpur, Earthquake Tips, www.nicee.org

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV475
Oil and Natural Gas Exploration
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Geology of oil and Natural gas fields: Introduction to Petroleum, Economic Importance; Geology factors, Reservoir Sedimentology and Sequence Stratigraphy of oil and natural, Structural geology and Basin Development, oil and natural gas deposit distribution in India, Gas hydrated deposits in India and in the world. Exploration of oil and natural gas deposits: Remote Sensing, GIS, GPS, geological, geophysical and geochemical methods of exploration of oil and natural gas deposits. Reservoir Engineering; Drilling & Production Engineering (drilling methods of oil & natural gas wells, drilling technologies for deep water areas); Refining Engineering. Safety and Environmental Engineering: Safety norms & regulations; Environmental norms & regulation; safety auditing; environmental auditing; carbon credits; preparation of EIA reports; principles of developing green belt around petroleum installations to minimize carbon foot prints.

References:

A. I. Levorsen, Geology of Petroleum, W. H. Freeman, 1967 Selley R. C., Elements of Petroleum Geology, Academic Press, 1998 Reddy D. V. Engineering Geology, vikas Publishers,2010 Lyons W. C., Plisga G. J, Standard Handbook of Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering, Gulf Professional Publishing, 2005 Azar J. J. Samuel G. R., Drilling Engineering. Pennwell Corporation, 2007 Robert Stoneley, Introduction to Petroleum Exploration, Oxford University Press, 1995 Edwin S. Robinson and Cahit,Coruh, Basic Exploration Geophysics, John Wiley & Sons, 1988

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV476
Disaster Management and Mitigation
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Concepts of disaster; Types of disasters – natural and manmade: Cyclone, flood, land slide, land subsidence fire and earthquake, tsunami, coastal erosion, river erosion, chemical spills, nuclear disasters, mine disasters etc.; Psychological and Social Dimensions in Disasters, Trauma and Stress. Techniques of monitoring and design against disasters; forecasting and early warning; communications & IT tools; disaster risk reduction through prevention, preparedness, mitigation, response, recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction. Management issues related to disaster, National Policy on disaster management, legislative responsibilities; mitigation through capacity building, disaster mapping, assessment, pre-disaster risk & vulnerability reduction, post disaster recovery & rehabilitation; Participation by voluntary Agencies & Community at various stages of disaster management; disaster related infrastructure development.

References:

http://ndma.gov.in/ (home page of National Disaster Management Authority). http://www.ndmindia.nic.in/ (National Disaster Management in Indi, Ministry of Home Affairs) Pradeep Sahni, Disaster Risk Reduction in South Asia, Prentice Hall, 2004 Singh B. K. Handbook of Disaster Management: Techniques & Guidelines, Rajat Publication 2008 Ghosh G. K., Disaster Management, APH Publishing Corporation, 2006

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV485
Air Pollution and Noise Pollution
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Natural and man made air pollution, sources, effects, control. Noise pollution – sources, measurement, mitigation.

References:

Wark Kenneth and Warner C.F., Air Pollution its Origin and Control, Harper and Row, Publ. Sincero A.P. and Sincero G.A. Environmental Engineering. Prentice Hall

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV486
Environmental Impact Assessment
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Introduction of EIA – Environmental impact Statement (EIS) and Environmental Impact Analysis (EIA) – Meaning and objective of EIA; Environmental Impact Prediction – Planning and Management of Impact Studies – ISO 14000 Series – Environmental monitoring and mitigation measures

References:

Canter, R.L., Environmental Impact Assessment, McGraw Hill Inc., John G. Rau and David C. Wooten (Ed)., Environmental Impact Analysis Handbook, McGraw Hill Book, 1980. Peter Wathern (Ed)., Environmental Impact Assessment, Theory and Practice, Unwin Hyman Ltd., London, 1988.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV487
Construction and Project Management
PSE (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Specific Electives (PSE)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Introduction: project forms, management objectives and functions; organizational chart of a construction company; manager’s duties and responsibilities; public relations; Leadership and team – work; ethics, morale, delegation and accountability. Man and Machine: Man-power planning, training, recruitment, motivation, welfare measures and safety laws; machinery for Civil Engg., earth movers and hauling costs, factors affecting purchase, rent, and lease of equipment, and cost-benefit estimation. Planning, scheduling and Project Management: Planning stages, construction schedules project specification, monitoring and evaluation; Bar-chart, CPM, PERT, network- formulation and time computation. Departmental Procedures: specifications, tendering, contracting and arbitration

References:

Lionel Stebling, Project and Quality Management P.P. Dharwadkar, Management in Construction Industry, Oxford IBH, New Delhi J.O.Brien, Construction Management, Mcgraw Hill J.M.Antill & R.W. Woodhead, Critical Path Methods in Construction, Wiley B.C. Punmia & K.K.Khandelwal, Project Planning and control with PERT and CPM PWD Codes A and D

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV490
Seminar
PC (0 · 0 · 2) 1
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
1
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
2
2
Content:

This course is a 1 credit course to be completed during 7th / 8th semester. The student will make presentations on topics of academic interest.

References:
Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV200
Civil Engineering Materials
PC (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Traditional materials : stone, brick, tiles–roofing and flooring, steel, timber, lime, cement, their manufacture, properties and codal requirements. Mortar, cement concrete, properties, specifications and tests for quality control. Reinforced concrete, fibre reinforced concrete and ferrocement applications. Paints, enamels, varnishes, tar, bitumen, asphalt, properties and use. Modern materials: plastics, rubber, polymer, fibre reinforced plastics, manufacture, properties and use. Introduction to composites and smart materials.

References:

S.K. Duggal,Building Materials, Oxford & IBH publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi 2000 M.S. Shetty, Cement Technology, Theory and Practice, S.C. Chand & Co. Ltd., 2002

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV201
Elements Of Surveying
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

Introduction to Surveying, Chain Surveying, Compass Surveying, Errors, Accuracy and precision. Introduction to plane table surveying. Levelling, contouring, Theodolite traverse. Introduction to tacheometric surveying and Trigonometric leveling. Horizontal curves. Introduction to vertical curves.
Electronic distance measurements – Introduction. Minor Instruments, Digital Theodolite and total Station.

References:

P.C. Punmia,Surveying Vol. I and II –STD K. R. Arora,Surveying Vol-I &II- STD Book, New Delhi. S.K. Roy,Fundamentals of surveying –Prentice – Hall of India, New Delhi.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV202
Engineering Geology
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

General Geology, Physical Geology, Mineralogy, Petrology. Study of Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic rocks, Physico – mechanical properties of rocks. Structural geology : Study of folds, faults, Joints, unconformities: resource engg., remote sensing applications, Hydrogeology : Aquifers, geophysical exploration, selection of dam sites, tunnels, land slide control measures, environmental geology

References:

Parbin Singh, Engineering and General Geology, Katson Pub., Delhi, Sixth edition 2001. Blyth. F.G.H & De Freitas M. H.,Engineering Geology, ELBS, 7th edition, 1984 D.V.Reddy, Engineering Geology for Civil Engineers, Oxford IBH Publishers,1995,1997.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV203
Mining Geology
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

Physical Geology; Interior of the earth, Geological processes, Geological hazards. Mineralogy; physical properties, Quartz, Silicates, carbonate minerals, petrology; study of Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic rocks. Stratigraphy; principles, geological time scale, Dharwars, Gondwana, tertiary systems.
Paleontology; fossils and their uses, fossil fuels; coal and petroleum geology

References:

Parbin Singh, Engineering and General Geology, Katson Pub. Delhi, 6th edition 2001 Mukerjee P.K. A text book of Geology, World Press Pvt. Ltd. 11th edition, 1990

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV216
Civil Engineering Materials Lab– I
PC (0 · 0 · 3) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
3
3
Content:

Sampling and testing of materials as per BIS specifications and codal requirements. Cement, fine and coarse aggregates, bricks, roofing and flooring tiles

References:

V.V. Sastry & M.L.Gambhir, Laboratory Manual of Concrete Testing (Part – I), Dhanpat Rai & Sons,New Delhi 1992. Relevant BIS codes for testing of materials.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV218
Mining Geology Lab
PC (0 · 0 · 3) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
3
3
Content:

Chain, Compass, Plane table leveling theodolite and tacheometric surveying curves.

References:

Simmons & Schuden guide, Rocks and Minerals Cornelius S. Hurlbut. Jr. Dana’s manual of Mineralogy, John Wiley and Sons, 1985

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV240
Introduction To Civil Engineering
PC (1 · 0 · 0) 1
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
1
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
1
0
0
1
Content:

Need for infrastructural development in country’s economic growth, Role of Civil Engineers in Society, outstanding accomplishments of the profession, Future trends. Civil Engg. projects, Techno-economic considerations, project failures and their causes, case studies (talk by professionals)

References:

Whither Civil Engineering, The Institution of Civil Engineers, Thomas Telford, London

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV250
Structural Analysis– I
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

Conditions of equilibrium, degrees of freedom, determinate and indeterminate structures, Linear and nonlinear structural systems. Deflection of beams : Moment area method and conjugate beam method, the first theorem of Castigliano, Betti’s law, Clark Maxwell’s Theorem of reciprocal deflection, strain energy method and unit load method. Redundant Structures : The second theorem of Castigliano, Consistent deformation method, slope deflection method. Rolling loads and influence lines : Statically determinate beams and bridge trusses, series of loads and uniformly distributed loads, criteria for maximum and absolute maximum moments and shears. Three hinged arches, influence lines, Cables and suspension bridges, suspension bridge with three hinged stiffening girders and influence line diagrams

References:

Norris and Wilber, Elementary structural analysis. C.K. Wang, Statically indeterminate structures

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV251
Architecture,Construction and Townplanning
PC (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Building Construction: Foundations; Stone Masonry – Random rubble and Ashlar,; Brick Masonry – Rules for bonding, stretcher and header bonds and English Bond for 1 and 1 ½ brick thickness,; Doors and Windows; RCC Stairs and design of a dog-legged stair; Pitched Roofs and Simple Trusses; RC Constructions – Lintels and sunshades, beams and one-way and two-way slabs. Town Planning and Architecture: An overview of ancient human settlements; Indus Valley, Manasura’s classification of villages, Dantaka Village, Slums, Housing Bye-laws, Neighbourhood units, objectives and principles of town planning, Master-Plan, Zoning, Aesthetics and Principles of Architectural Composition.

References:

B.C.Punmia, Building Construction S.C.Rangawala, Principles of Town Planning Sir. Banister Fletcher, Comparative Architecture Talbot Hamlin, Forms and Functions of Twentieth century Architecture; Vol II

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV252
Structural Design– I
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

Strength properties and behaviour of concrete and reinforcing steel. Basic principles of working stress design. Limit state design concepts. Designing of members subjected to flexure, shear, torsion, axial forces and combinations, uniaxial and biaxial bending of columns. Design of simply supported and continuous beams and slabs; two way slabs, isolated and combined footings. Computation of deflection and crack width.

References:

Ashok K Jain, Reinforced Limit State Design , Nem Chand & Bros. Roorkee, 1998. Unnikrishna Pillai and Devadas Menon, Reinforced Concrete Design, Tata– McGrawhill, 1997.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV254
Advavced Mining Geology Lab
PC (0 · 0 · 3) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
3
3
Content:

Structural Geology : Interpretation of Geological and Structural geological maps. Solving Dip and Strike, borehole problems. Megascopic and Microscopic Study of ore minerals, ore reserve estimation. Geophysical exploration

References:

Gurappa. K.M,. Structural geology manual.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV253
Soil Mechanics
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

Soil formation, Three phase system, Index properties of soils, Soil classification, Hydraulics of soils, Stress distribution in soils, Soil compaction, One dimensional consolidation, Effective stress and pore water pressure, Shear strength of soils

References:

T.W.Lambe and R.V.Whitman, Soil Mechanics, John Wiley and Sons, Inc, Newyork. V.N.S.Murthy, Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Dhanpat Roy and Sons, New-Delhi. Relevant IS Codes(Latest editions).

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV266
Geology Lab
PC (0 · 0 · 3) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
3
3
Content:

Mineralogy : Identification and description of important rock-forming and ore minerals. Petrology : Identification and description of Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic rocks. Structural Geology : Interpretation of geological and Structural geological maps, Solving Dip and strike problems

References:

K.M. Gurappa, Structural geology Manual B.S. Sathya Narayanaswamy Engineering Geology Laboratory Manual, Eurasia pub.

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV267
Soil Mechanics Lab
PC (0 · 0 · 3) 2
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
2
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
0
0
3
3
Content:

Identification of soils, Index properties of soils, Soil permeability, Light compaction test, Coefficient of consolidation, Direct shear test, Unconfined comp. Test, Triaxial comp. Test and Vane shear test, CBR test.

References:

T.W.Lambe, Soil Testing for Engineers, John Wiley and Sons, Inc, Newyork. SP36 Part 1 and Part 2 (Latest editions).

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV268
Advanced Mining Geology
PC (3 · 0 · 0) 3
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
3
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
0
0
3
Content:

Structural Geology ; Dip and Strike, study of folds, faults, Joints, unconformities, Economic Geology; Magmatic, Hydrothermal, Sedimentary, Metamorphic deposits, oxidation and supergene enrichment, study of Gold, Iron, copper, lead, Zinc Chromite, manganese, bauxite, mica, asbestos, magnetite, borytes deposits. Exploration Geology ; Principles, Stage of mineral exploration, Geological, Geophysical, geochemical and remote sensing methods of exploration. Applied Geology; Sampling, guides for locating ore deposits, geological mapping, Hydrogeology.

References:

Arogya Swamy, Courses in Mining Geology, Oxford & IBH, 1988 Bateman A.M., Economic mineral deposits, John Wiley & Sons Billings, Structural Geology

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor:
CV300
Structural Analysis– II
PC (3 · 1 · 0) 4
Programme:
B. Tech in Civil Engineering
Credits:
4
Category:
Programme Core (PC)
Hours per week:
L
T
P
Total
3
1
0
4
Content:

Analysis of statically indeterminate Structures, Moment distribution Method, Kani’s Method, Matrix method: introduction to flexibility and stiffness methods, two hinged arches, influence lines for indeterminate beams and arches, analysis of multistorey frames by approximate methods, substitute frame, portal and cantilever methods, plastic analysis of simple beams and portal frames.

References:

S.P. Timoshenko, Theory of structures M.B. Kanchi, Matrix method of structural analysis

Department:
Civil Engineering
Instructor: