Civil Outline Syllabi


Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.)

Branch – CE


Presentation & Communication Skills (3 credits)   1st Semester   Subject Code: – 14B11HS111

Communication: Nature, Process and Barriers. Listening skills: Types, Barriers, Ways to improve. Speaking skills – Conversational Styles, Public Speaking, and Presentation Skills. Reading skills –Types, Approaches, Barriers, Ways to improve. Writing Skills – Words, Sentences, Paragraph, Textual Organization, Unity, Coherence and Cohesion. Technical Writing -Notice, Agenda, Minutes, Circulars, Emails, CVs, Reports.


English (Audit Course) 1st Semester   Subject Code: – 14B11HS199

Functional English Grammar: tenses, voice, punctuation, concord, subject verb agreement, direct-indirect speech, common errors in sentences. Vocabulary: commonly confused and misused words, synonyms, antonyms, spelling, homophones, one word substitute. Comprehension. Conversational skills: group discussion, presentations. Compositions – paragraph writing, story writing, dialogue writing, letter writing, notice writing.


MATHEMATICS I (Credit: 4) 1st Semester   Subject Code: – 14B11MA111

Calculus and Analytical Geometry: Partial differentiation, Taylors series for functions of two variables, maxima and minima of fuctions of two variables. Jacobians. Double integrals, Line and surface integrals. Gradient, divergence and curl. Normal and tangent to a surface. Gauss and Stokes’ theorems.

Differential Equations I: Differential Equations with constant coefficients. Cauchy’s -Euler equation. Equations of the form y” = f(y).Simple applications. Laplace Transform. Inverse Laplace transforms. Dirac delta and unit step function. Solution of initial value problems.

Matrices: Linear dependence & independence of rows, row echelon form, Rank. Solution of system of equations by Guass elimination. Eigenvalues and vectors of a square matrix, symmetric matrices, Reduction to diagonal form, Quadratic forms.




Physics-I (Credit: 4) 1st Semester   Subject Code: – 14B11PH111

Interference, Diffraction and Polarization of Light, Special Theory of Relativity, Lorentz Transformations and Mass-Energy Equivalence, Laws of Radiation, Compton Scattering, Atomic Spectra, Angular Momenta, Atom in Magnetic Field, Classical and Quantum Statistical Distributions, Principle and Working of Different Types of Lasers.

Electrical Circuit Analysis (4 credits) 1st Semester   Subject Code: – 14B11EC111

Electrical sources – DC, AC, Voltage, current and power sources, Electrical components -passive and active. Basic circuit laws, Network Theorems (DC circuits), AC waveforms-frequency, phase, amplitude, peak, rms, calculation of power, response of passive components on AC waveforms- impedance, RLC circuit, Transient analysis of electric circuits, steady state analysis of circuits, network theorems(ac circuits), two port networks, resonance.


Introduction to Computers and programming (4 Credits) 1st Semester   Subject Code: – 14B11CI111

Logic Puzzles and Problem Solving, Computer as tools for Problem Solving. Basic computer architecture. Programming language hierarchy. Program translation and execution. Algorithms, Pseudo codes and flowcharts. Program design and Basic software development life cycle. Program as State machine. Basic testing and debugging. Number system. Character & Instruction representation. Data types. User interaction. Structured programming. Selection. Control flow. Looping control structure. Arrays and strings. Pointers. Functions. Structures. Unions. Enumerations. Preprocessor. Iteration. Recursion. Dynamic memory allocation. Linked-lists. File I/O. Simple graphics and multimedia operations. C Libraries. User defined header files. HTML.


Group and Co-operative Processes (3 credits) 2nd Semester  Subject Code: – 14B11HS211

Individual: Biographical Characteristics, Ability, Learning, Personality, Emotional Intelligence, Assertiveness, Perception, Values, Attitude. Group: Type, Development, Structure, Dynamics, Processes. Teams: Types, Creating and managing effective teams. Conflict and Negotiation. Motivation. Leadership.


Mathematics-II (Credit: 4) 2nd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11MA201

Sequence and Series: Comparison test, Ratio test, Integral test, Raabe’s test, Cauchy nth root test, Logarithmic test. Alternating Series, Conditional & Absolute Convergence, Uniform Convergence.

Differential Equations II: Second order linear differential equations, Change of dependent and independent variables, variation of parameters. Solution in series- Bessel and Legendre functions, Orthogonality, Generating functions and recurrence relations (without proofs). Classification of Second order partial differential equations.

Method of separation of variable. One dimensional wave equation, heat conduction equation and Laplace equation.

Functions of a complex variable: Analytic functions Cauchy-Riemann equations. Poles and singularities. Complex Integration. Cauchy’s Integral theorem. Couchy’s Integral Formula. Taylor’s and Laurent’s series. Cauchy residue theorem and applications, bilinear transformations.


Building Material & Construction (Credits 4) 2nd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE211

Classification, Properties and selection criteria of Bricks Burning of Bricks ,tests for bricks, stone Classification, characteristics of good building stone, common building stones in India, lime , timber, Characteristics of good timber, defects in timber, seasoning of timber, tests on timber, plywood, cement, concrete, steel , glass, plastics, P.V.C., paint, Varnish, Adhesive material, Bitumen, Composite Material, Ceramics, Material from industrial wastes. Classification of buildings, Brick masonry, stone masonry. Types of walls, partition and cavity walls. Prefabricated construction. Plastering and pointing. Types of roofs and roof covering, treatment for water proofing. Types of floors, foundations. Recommendation of NBC and Building bylaws.


Engineering Graphics and CAD Lab (Credits 2) 2nd Semester Subject Code: – 14B17CE271

Introduction: Drawing Instruments and use, Letter writing, Geometrical configurations, Scales, Conic Sections. Orthographic Projections: Points, straight lines, planes, simple solids. Isometric Projections: Simple solids like cube, cylinder, prism, cone. Orthographic projections of simple machine elements like machine clamp, dovetail brackets and bearing block. Development of Surfaces Applications Of AutoCAD Software: Basic terminology, Drawing commands and skills, Project Planning, 3-Dimensional drawing, Advance Tools: Template files, object snap in AutoCAD, line types, file formats, editing and modifying, Inquiry tools, X-Rays in CAD, System variables.


Engineering Mechanics (Credits 4) 2nd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11ME212

Introduction to Equivalent force system and equations of equilibrium; Basic concept of force – couple system, planar force system, parallel force system, general force system; Analysis of pin jointed frames; Friction and its application; Kinematics of particle and rigid body; Dynamics of particle and rigid body; Virtual work; Impulse and Momentum; Centroid & center of gravity; Moment of inertia; Mechanical Vibrations: Single degree of freedom system, free and forced vibrations and damped vibrations, Compound springs with linear motion.


Chemistry (Credits 4) 2nd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CH211

Chemical Bonding & Characteristics of solids: Introduction to various kinds of bonding including hydrogen bonding, Physical chemitry: Structure of water and anomalous behavior, conductivity of Electrolytes: specific conductivity, measurement of conductance, conductivity water, acid- base equilibria, pH, buffer solution; electrochemistry, Applied chemistry: Corrosion and its control; types of corrosion; galvanic series; factors influencing corrosion and protection against corrosion; protective coatings; metallic coatings; electroplating; paints, formulation of paints; failure of paint film; varnishes enamels, emulsion paints, lacquers; metals and alloys; Chemistry of materials: Polymers; introduction, specific uses of important polymers; ceramics, refractories; glasses, types of glasses, zeolites, clay minerals, Chemistry in the environment: Atmospheric pollution; composition of the atmosphere, Reactions, speciation and toxicity.


Workshop Practices (Credit 1) 2nd Semester Subject Code: – 14B19ME291

Carpentry Shop: Timber: Type, Qualities of timber disease, Wood Working tools: Wood working machinery, joints & joinery. Fitting Shop: Metal bench work Measuring instruments, Engineer steel rule, Surface gauges calliper, feeler gauges, Try square and micrometer. Use, Care and maintenance of hand tools such as hammer, Cold chisel of different type, Center punch, Hack-saw, Dot punch, Different types of files, Use of surface plate, Surface gauges, type of drills, Taps and dies for drilling tapping and screw threads. Welding: Soldering and welding, Selection of material and flux used in brazing and soldering Selection of welding rods, flux and pipe for gas welding. Black Smithy Shop Ferrous and Non-ferrous materials, Fe-C diagram, Smithy forges, Use of various smithy tools such as swage block. Forging operations: Upsetting, Punching and drafting, Foundry: Pattern Making, Core box and core print, Use and care of tools used for making wooden patterns. Moulding: Properties of good moulding and core sand, Composition of green sand, Dry sand and loam sand.

Managerial Economics (3 credits) 3rd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11HS311

Introduction to economics. Basics of demand, supply and equilibrium. Demand theory and analysis. Theory of consumer choice. Business and economic forecasting. Production theory and analysis. Cost theory and analysis. Market structures – perfect competition, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly and barriers to entry. Macroeconomic Issues-Theory of National Income, Theory of Employment, Functions of Central and commercial Banks, International trade

NUMERICAL METHODS (Credits 4) 3rd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11MA311

Numerical Linear Algebra: Gauss-elimination and LU-Decomposition. Iterative methods: Gauss Seidel and successive-overrelaxation. Power method for largest eigenvalue. Jacobi method for real symmetric matrices.

Interpolation and Approximation: Interpolating polynomial. Lagrange formula with error. Formulae for equispaced points. Divided differences. Hermite interpolation. Least square approximation. Bezier methods.

Numerical Differentiation and quadrature: Approximation of derivatives. Newton-Cote formulae. Gauss-Legendre quadrature formulae. Double integration.

Non-linear Algebraic Equations: Iterative methods for one or more nonlinear equations with convergence.

Numerical Solutions of ODE and PDE : Runge-Kutta and predictor corrector methods for IVPs. Finite difference methods for BVPs. Shooting methods, Numerical solutions of parabolic and elliptic partial differential equations.

Electrical Machines and Instruments (4 credits) 3rd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11EC311

Single phase Transformer Operation, Phasor Diagram, Open and Short Circuit tests, Regulation and Efficiency, Autotransformer. Construction of a DC Machine, Types of DC Generators, Efficiency, Condition for Maximum Efficiency, Characteristics of DC Generators, DC Motors, speed control of DC motors, Construction of Synchronous Machine, Synchronous Speed, Rotating Magnetic Field due to Three-Phase Currents, EMF Equation. Synchronous Motors, starting of synchronous motors. Phasor Diagrams for Generator and Motors, Synchronous Condenser. Induction Machines (Squirrel Cage Rotor, Slip ring or Phase-Wound Rotor). Single-Phase Motors, Types of Single-Phase Motors, Stepper Motors, Types of Stepper Motors, Measuring Instruments, Permanent Magnet Moving Coil (PMMC) and Moving iron (MI) type Instruments, Multirange meters, Dynamometer Wattmeter, Single-Phase Induction Type Energy Meter, Cathode Ray Oscilloscope (CRO), Construction, Working and Applications. AC Bridges.


Mechanics of Solids (Credits 4) 3rd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE311

Simple stresses and strains: Stress, Complex Stresses: Simple theory of bending, Bending moment and shear force diagrams, relationships between loads, shear force and bending moment. Slope and deflection of beams: Differential equation of the deflection curve, double integration method, Macaulay’s method, moment area method and conjugate beam method, torsion in circular shaft.


Fluid Mechanics (Credits 4) 3rd Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE312

Properties of fluid, Types of fluid, Fluid pressure on curved & plane surfaces, Pressure measurement, Stability of floating bodies. Kinematics of fluid flow, Continuity equations for 1-D & 2-D flows, Flow-nets, Dynamics of fluid flow; Euler’s equation, Bernoulli’s equation & its applications, Notches & Weirs, Mouthpieces, Impulse-momentum equation, Dimensional analysis & modelling criteria, Boundary Layer Theory; Drag & lift Airfoil theory. Analysis of pipe flow; velocity distribution, Darcy-Weisbach’s equation, Losses in pipe, networking & branching of pipes.


Geology & Material Testing Lab (Credits 2) 3rd Semester Subject Code: – 14B17CE371

General Geology: Branches and scope of geology, Earth- surface features and internal structure, Mineralogy: physical properties and occurrence of quartz, Feldspar, Mica, kyanite, calcite, tale, corundum, gypsum, fluorite, biotite, mus, covite, graphite, realgar, magnetite, limonite, pyrite, galena, barite, dolomite, garnet, tourmaline, chal‐copy‐rite, opal, topaz, autite, hornblende, epidate, kaolinite, diamond. Petrology: classification of rocks, physical properties for constructional purposes of granite, pegmatite, dolerite, etc., fossils, their preservation and significance. Structural geology: Strike and dip, Engineering Geology: Ground water, zones of ground water, water table and perched water table, Geological investigation, Earthquakes and landslides, Geology of dams and reservoirs: preliminary and detailed geological investigations for a dam site, factors affecting the seepage and leakage of the reservoirs and the remedial measures, Geological studies in tunneling and bridges.


Financial Management (3 credits) 4th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11HS411

Introduction, scope and objectives, basic financial concepts. Time value of money. Capital budgeting – techniques, cash flows. Long term sources of finance. Concept and measurement of cost of capital. Leverages, EBIT-EPS analysis. Working capital management. Inventory management. Financial statement analysis.


Geotechnical Engineering (Credits 4) 4th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE411

Introduction to Geo-technical problems in Civil Engineering, Soil types and formation, soil properties, grain size distribution, Atterberg’s limits, soil classification, Total, effective and neutral stresses, Permeability , Seepage, flow- nets, Piping, filters and filter design, Compaction of soils, Stress distribution in soils, Consolidation, Shear strength, Earth pressure theories, Stability of slopes.


Surveying (Credits 4) 4th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE412

Classification of surveying, Principle of surveying. Error due to use of wrong scale, Chain Surveying, Errors in chaining, Compass Surveying, Leveling, Differential leveling, Reciprocal leveling, Contouring, Theodolite; Measurement of horizontal & vertical angles. Traverse Surveying. Plane Table Surveying; Three-point problem, Two-point problem, Tachometric Surveying, Curves: Simple circular, Compound, Reverse & Transition curves, setting out of the curves. Photographic Surveying: Principles, Aerial photography. Setting Out Works. Introduction to Remote Sensing,


Structural Analysis (Credits 4) 4th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE413

Introduction: Statically determinate & indeterminate structures. Analysis of statically determinate structures: trusses, frames, and three hinged arches, Strain energy, Castigliano’s theorem, Maxwell-Betti’s theorem, Principal of virtual work, reciprocal theorem, principal of superposition., slope deflection method and moment distribution method, Clapeyron’s three-moment theorem, Two hinge arches, columns buckling, Rolling loads and Influence lines for beams.


Concrete Technology (Credits 4) 4th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE414

Cements, Portland cement, Different grades of cement-IS code Provisions, Admixtures, Aggregates, deleterious substance in aggregate, Soundness of aggregate, Alkali aggregate reaction, Thermal properties, Sieve analysis, Fineness modulus, Grading curves, Maximum aggregate size, IS code Provisions. Fresh concrete: workability, Factors affecting workability, Measurement of workability by different tests, Setting times of concrete, Effect of time and temperature on workability, hardened concrete: Nature of strength of concrete, water cement ratio, Strength in tension & compression, Testing: Compression tests, Tension tests, Flexure tests, Splitting tests, Non-destructive testing methods, codal provisions. Elasticity, creep, shrinkage, Modulus of elasticity, Dynamic modulus of elasticity. Concrete mix design: Factors in the choice of mix proportions workmanship: Batching, Mixing, Placing, Compacting, Curing, Proportioning of concrete mixes by various methods – BIS method of mix design.

Environmental Studies (3 Credits) 4th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11GE411

Multidisciplinary nature of environment, Biodiversity, Natural resources, Energy consumption & Conservation; Significance of equitable sharing of resources, Role of Global Conventions, Environmental Laws &Regulations; Risks of Pollution, Hazards due to mismanagement of wastes including Electronic wastes, Radioactive materials; Importance of Urban planning, Environmental Impact assessment, Disaster management and Contingency Planning; Use of modern technologies such as Satellite Imaging and Remote sensing; Sustainability & Planned reversal of human destruction to environment, eco-consumerism, green technologies; Case studies in all above topics; Field Work on environmental aspects.


Social and Legal Issues (3 credits) 5th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11HS511

Social Structure, Social Impact on Information System and Technology, Corporate Social Responsibility, Business ethics, Professional Conduct: Code of ethics for an Engineer, Ethics in Bio-Tech, Introduction to Constitution, Right to information, Consumer Protection Act, Contract Act, Company Act, Negotiable Instruments Acts, Intellectual Property Issues:(What is Intellectual Property, Copyright Law, Trademark and Law of Patent),,Computer Crimes(Fraud and Embezzlement, Sabotage & Information Theft, Intruders, Hacking& Cracking), Computer Crime Laws, Digital Forgery, Cyber Terrorism, Wiretapping & IT Act.


Highway Engineering (Credits 4) 5th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE511

Highway development &planning in India, Highway alignment & surveys, Geometric design, Traffic Engineering: Highway materials, Pavement Design, Highway construction, Highway maintenance, strengthening of existing pavements overlay design, highway Drainage.


Design of Concrete Structures (Credits 4) 5th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE512

Introduction to the design of Concrete structures; Working & Limit state concepts, Limit state Analysis; Design of beams for flexure, bond, shear and torsion (singly & doubly reinforced, T-beams & L-beams); Axially and eccentrically loaded Columns; One and two-way Slabs; Stair cases; Footings-Isolated and combined; Retaining wall.


Water Resources Engineering (Credits 4) 5th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE513

Hydrology; Hydrological cycle, precipitation, snowfall and snowmelt, evaporation, transpiration, depression storage, infiltration, overland flow, stream flow measurements, hydrograph. Ground water flow; confined and unconfined aquifers, aquitards, tube wells, pumping and recuperation tests, ground water potential. Water Resources; Single and multipurpose projects, reservoir sedimentation. Irrigation Engineering; Water requirements of crops, Moisture-crop relationship, Irrigation requirements, duty and delta, Irrigation efficiencies, modern methods of irrigation, Salinity control, Quality of irrigation water, Rain water management, conjunctive use of water, Water logging causes and control, drainage system design. Canals; Distribution systems for canal irrigation, capacity, losses, alignment of main and distributary canals, most efficient section, lined canals design, regime theory: Lacey’s theory and Kennedy’s theory, cost analysis of lined and unlined canals. River training; Objectives, methods, structures.


Water Supply Engineering (Credits 4) 5th Semester Subject Code: –

Introduction, Water demands, Population forecasting by various methods, Kinds of water sources and their characteristics; Intakes, Storage capacity of impounded reservoir, Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water, Standards of purified water for various purposes, Screening, Sedimentation, Filters and their constructional and operational details, Disinfection, Water softening, Miscellaneous treatment methods, Design of water distribution systems, Pipes-Joints-Fittings, Pumps and pumping stations, Planning and preparing water supply projects.


Construction Technology & Management (Credits 4) 5th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE514

Introduction to various operations in construction, execution and management Standard and special construction equipments, heavy earthmoving equipments, crushing plant, batching plant, bitumen plant, Techniques and equipments for concreting, tunneling, road pavement, dewatering, drilling, blasting and grouting, Selection of construction equipment, cost of owning and operating, capacity and utilization, Form works, scaffoldings, Steel constructions


Computer Aided Planning & Costing (Credits 2) 5th Semester Subject Code: – 14B17CE574

Planning of buildings by considering different aspects; municipal town planning rules & regulations, Drawing plan, elevation and sectional views of residential buildings, different types of roofs, sanitary and water supply works, road works, culverts, bridges, wells, and irrigation works. The Units of measurements and payments for various items of works and materials, Methods of estimating, Estimating of buildings, different types of roofs, sanitary and water supply works, road works, culverts, bridges, wells, and irrigation works, Types of estimates; Analysis of rates; Specifications, rules and methods of measurement.

Project Management (3 credits) 6th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11HS611

Concepts, project life cycle, roles and responsibilities of project manager. Generation of Project ideas and opportunities. Project selection – criteria and models. Project planning. Project strategy – risk management, budgeting and cost estimates. Scheduling – network techniques, Gantt charts. Resource allocation. Monitoring and information system. Project control, auditing, completion & development and process improvement. Managing E-projects and Future of Project Management.


Design of Steel Structures (Credits 4) 6th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE611

Structural steel and their properties, rolled steel sections, Permissible stresses, working stresses, factor of safety, design loads ,Simple connections: Riveted, bolted and welded , Design of tension members, Design of axially loaded compression members and built-up columns , Design of beams, plate girders, Estimation of Wind & Earthquake forces for towers.


Foundation Engineering (Credits 4) 6th Semester Subject Code: – 14B17CE672

Foundation requirement, types and selection, methods of determining bearing capacity of shallow foundations, Settlements, Eccentrically loaded footings, Raft foundation, Pile foundation, Well and Cassion foundation, Sheet Pile Walls & Bulk Heads, Strutted Excavations and Bracing. Ground Improvement Techniques, Site Investigation and Soil Exploration, Machine Foundation


Sewage Treatment and Disposal (Credits 4) 6th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE612

Introduction, Design and planning of a sewerage system, Estimating sewage discharge, Estimating drainage discharge, Hydraulic design of sewers and storm water drain sections, Sewers, their construction, maintenance and required appurtenances, Pumps for Lifting Sewage, Quality and characteristics of sewage, Disposing of the sewage effluents, Treatment of sewage, Preliminary, primary, secondary and tertiary treatment processes, Sewage collection from houses and buildings, Introduction to Duckweed pond, vermiculture and root zone technologies and other emerging technologies for wastewater treatment.


Transportation Engineering (Credits 4) 6th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE613

Railways: History of railways in India, alignment and project reports, permanent way and track materials, geometric design, railway points and crossings and junction, track laying, track drainage, station yards, maintenance of track. Air ports: Development of air transport in India ,airport planning, air port design standards, terminal lay out & classification, Design of air port pavements, drainage, marking &lighting, heliports, air traffic control, air cargo, accidents in the air, maintenance of air ports.Docks, harbours &inland water ways: Historical development in India , tides, winds & waves, docks, harbours, break waters, jetties, landing stages & wharves, dry docks, transit sheds, cargo handling, , inland water transport. Minor modes of transportation: Pipelines, elevators, belt conveyors, aerial rope ways, & under sea transportation.


Advanced Structural Analysis (Credits 4) 6th Semester Subject Code: – 14B11CE614

Introduction of Basic Concepts, Methods of Structural Analysis, Basic Components of Structural Analysis, Analysis of statically indeterminate structures: trusses, frames, and arches, Energy methods, force and displacement methods for analysis of indeterminate structure, Virtual Work Principles, introduction to Direct Stiffness Analysis of 2D and 3D Framed Structures, Introduction to Finite Element Method.

Entrepreneurial Development/Managing Marketing of Technology (Credits 3)

7th Semester Subject Code: – 14B1AHS731   /14B1AHS732

Foundations of Entrepreneurship, Inside the Entrepreneurial Mind, Building the Business Plan: Strategic Management and the Entrepreneur, Forms of Business Ownership and Franchising,Marketing Considerations, Building a powerful Marketing Plan, E-Commerce and the Entrepreneur, Integrated Marketing Communications and Pricing Strategies, Financial Considerations, Leading the growing Company and Planning for Management Succession, Global Aspects of Entrepreneurship, Intermittent Guest Lectures, E-Commerce, Patenting, Funding agencies, Franchising, opportunities for entrepreneurs, making Proposals & Business Plans, Formation of company.

Understanding marketing management: Defining Marketing For 21st Century, Development marketing stratefies and capturing marketing insights: Marketing and Customer Value Developing the marketing mix: Product, Services and Branding Strategies, Connecting with customers and analyzing consumer markets: Creating Customer Value, Satisfaction and Loyalty, Managing marketing and growth: Creating Competitive Advantage, Managing a Holistic Marketing Organization.


Knowledge Management/Resource Management (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: – 14B1AHS831 /14B1AHS832

Introduction, Types of Knowledge; Knowledge workers, Valuing knowledge, Communities of Practice, Content management, Creativity and Innovation, Knowledge management strategies, Business process and the process-oriented organization, Information and communication technologies (ICT), Management of intellectual capital, Different level of Knowledge management, Organizational culture, Developing human capital, Building and managing the knowledge repository.

Design of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant (Credits 3) 7th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE731

Water treatment: unit processes and flow sheets. Sedimentation: Design of primary and secondary sedimentation tank, Settling and removal efficiency for discrete and flocculent settling. Coagulation: coagulants and their reactions, determination of optimum does of coagulant, design of rapid mix chamber. Flocculation, definition, hydraulic and mechanical flocculators and their design, criteria for good flocculation. Filtration : design of slow sand and rapid sand introduction to dual media filters. Disinfection: various disinfectants, Water softening by lime soda process and ion exchange; calculation of does of chemicals. Design of a complete water treatment plant. Wastewater Treatment: Secondary Treatment: Activated Sludge Process-flow sheet, aeration tanks, design of activated sludge units & modifications, trickling filters, theory and design using NRC equation. Anaerobic digestion of sludge, design of anaerobic digesters Tertiary Treatment: Introduction to microstraining, ion exchange, reverse osmosis, electrodialysis, ammonia stripping, nitrification and denitrification, biological phosphorus removal advanced biological systems, chemical oxidation. Design of complete wastewater treatment plant.


Environmental Management & Impact Assessment (Credits 3) 7th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE732

Environmental management :Environment; Definition and elements – Interaction between abiotic and biotic elements Human interference with the environment -Resource exploitation and use of technology Impact of man, technology on environment – Exploitation and destruction Environmental degradation – current environmental concerns. Concept of environmental management – Conservation, preservation and sustainable development Environmental impact assessment: Introduction to environmental impact assessment – Frame work of Environmental Assessment, prediction and assessment of impact on the air, water, biological & socioeconomic environment – methodologies of EIA, Future Environmental impact Hydropower project, highway project, cement manufacturing. Environmental audit: Introduction – Types of Audits – Features of Effective auditing – programme Planning – Definition – Organisation of Auditing Programme – pre visit data collection Audit Protocol – Onsite Audit – Data Sampling – Inspections – Evaluation and presentation Audit Report. Various environmental management systems.


Traffic Engineering (Credits 3) 7th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE733

Administration and functions , road user and vehicle characteristics, Speed, journey time and delay surveys, vehicle volume counts, classification and occupancy, O&D surveys, parking surveys, photographic techniques in traffic survey, statistical methods for traffic engineering, speed studies, traffic forecasting ,geometric design, signalized and unsignalized intersections, intersection design, traffic signs ,road markings, traffic signals design, street furniture, regulation of traffic, road accidents, street lighting ,traffic management ,highway capacity and level of service analysis, basic diagram of traffic flow.


Advanced Foundation Engineering (Credits 3) 7th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE734

Bearing capacity from field tests data, bearing capacity for footings on layered soils, on slopes; bearing capacity of foundations with uplift or tension force; proportioning of footings; Stresses and displacements in layered and anisotropic soils; Foundations on difficult soils – residuals soils, sanitary landfills and geoenvironmental considerations; Special footings and beams on elastic foundation, Design of raft foundation by flexible methods; Design of Piles for resisting uplifts, and laterally loaded piles; Settlement of pile groups; Design of foundations for vibration control, analysis and design of machine foundations; Computational methods in Geomechanics, Introduction to forensic geotechnical engineering.



Hydropower Engineering (Credits 3) 7th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE735

Introduction: Sources and forms of energy, types of power plants, historical perspective of hydropower development, hydropower development in India and world, hydropower potential, constraints in hydro power development, general arrangement of a hydroelectric project. Hydropower plants classification: Surface and underground power stations, medium and high head plants, pumped storage plants, tidal power plants, micro tydal units, underground development. Load and power studies: Nature of power demand or load, load curve, load factor, capacity factor, utilization factor, load duration curve, reservoir capacity. Intake structures: Components of intake, factor affecting the layout function and types of intakes, energy losses at intake, trash rock, spacing of bars, air entrainment at intakes, inlet aeration. Penstocks and power canals: Classification of penstocks, design of penstocks, surges in canals. Surge tanks: functions, types of surge tanks, hydraulic design, design of simple surge tank-stability. Hydraulic turbines: Types and classification, main components of turbines, efficiency of a turbine, characteristic curves, governing of turbines specific speed, draft tube theory, cavitation in turbines, unit quantities. Small hydropower development: Benefits and potential of small hydropower plants, components of small hydropower plants, trench weir, desilting tank.


Dams and Reservoir Design (Credits 3) 7th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE736

Planning of project, Purpose of development, Project study, Ecological and environmental considerations, Flood studies, Economic considerations. Selection of type of dam, Classification of types, Physical factor governing selection of type, legal, economic, aesthetic considerations. Foundation and construction materials: Investigation, Source of information, Surface exploration, sampling, Field and laboratory tests. Earthfill dam: Design principles, Foundation design, Embankments, Embankment details. Rockfill dam: Origin and usage, Definition and types, Foundation design, Embankment design, Membrane design Concrete gravity dam: Introduction, Origin and development, Forces acting on dam, Requirements for stability, Dams on pervious foundations.


Underground Technology (Credits 3) 7th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE737

Introduction to various underground structures, Underground construction methodology & equipments, Excavations, soil support methods, diaphragm walls, Management of groundwater, dewatering methods, Coffer dams, Caisson & wells, Methods of Basement construction, Grouting, In – situ Densification: Preloading, Compaction Grouting, Dynamic Compaction, Blast densification, Vibro-Compaction and Vibro-Replacement, Compaction piles, Reinforcement of embankments and foundations, Tunnels: Introduction, Tunnel stabilization and lining, Cut and Cover Tunnels, Bored Tunnels, Immersed Tube Tunnels, Water Conveyance Tunnels, Micro-tunnels; Underground Conduits: Ditch Conduits, Positive Projecting Conduits, Negative Projecting Conduits, Imperfect Ditch Conduits, Tunneled Conduits


Prestressed Concrete Design (Credits 3) 7th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE738

Introduction to basic concept of prestressing, System of prestressing , Loss of prestress, Analysis for flexure, Design for flexure shear and torsion, Deflection and cracking consideration, Transmission of prestress, Precast elements: poles, railway sleepers, beams, slab, use of relevant codes of practice.



Advanced RCC Design (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE831

Design of Bunkers & Silos, Retaining walls, water tanks, culverts, Flat Slabs, Building Frames, Chimneys.


Advanced Hydropower Engineering (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE832

Planning of hydropower development, site investigations, Hydrological investigations, assessment of Hydropower potential, water availability, installed capacity determination. Design of civil works: Diversion structures, water conductor systems, desilting tanks, cross drainage structures, forebay, Surge tanks and hydraulic transients, Penstocks and pressure shafts, Intakes, penstock, powerhouse, and tailrace. Operation of power plants for peaking and base load, Characteristics of power market, Integration of various types of plants, Augmentation of power plants, Pump storage plants Reservoir operation for hydropower generation in multipurpose projects. Basin scale hydropower generation in a multipurpose project, Basin scale hydropower development.


Advanced Concrete Technology (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE833

Basic concrete Technology: Ingredients of concrete; cement, aggregate, mineral and chemical admixture, water, properties of concrete, workability, strength, durability, essentials of concrete mix design, codal requirement. Approach to design for durability: mechanism of attack, transport phenomena, ingress of liquids and gases in concrete, suction, permeability and diffusion, chloride diffusion coefficient, role of cover and mix proportion, latest provisions in modern code of practice. High Performance concrete: Definition, logical development, self compacting concrete, mix design, field practices, sustainable construction, role of mineral and chemical admixtures, examples as application in India. Special Concrete: Light weight concrete, heavy weight concrete, Fibre Reinforced Concrete, Ferrocement, vaccum treated concrete, controlled permeability formwork. Quality control: Role of workmanship, batching, mixing, transportation, placing, compaction, curing, extreme whether concreting, role of RMC, statiscal concept and acceptable criteria. Assessment of concrete and structures: Testing of concrete, accerated strength test, core testing, non-destructive testing, load test on structures, distress investigations, Repair Techniques: Approach; planning for repair, material and procedure.



Finite Element Methods and its Applications to Civil Engineering (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE834

Introduction, Matrix-Displacement Formulation, Element Shapes, Nodes, Nodal Unknowns and Co-ordinate Systems, Shape Functions, Strain-Displacement Matrix, Assembly Stiffness Equation – Direct Approach, Galerkin’s Method, Virtual Work Method, Variational Method, Applications of FEM in Civil Engineering 1-D Static Problems: Rod, String, Beam, Shaft One-dimensional Formulations; Boundary Conditions; Solution Algorithms; Descretization; Stress Deformation Analysis 2-D Static Problems: Plane Stress, Plane Strain, Axisymmetric Problems, Stability of Columns and Thin Plates Two-dimensional Formulations; Boundary Conditions; Solution Algorithms; Descretization.


Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE835

Foundation vibration-Theories of elastic of elastic half space, Analysis of foundation vibration, Dynamic bearing capacity of shallow foundation, Earthquake and ground vibration, Lateral earth pressure on retaining walls, Compressibility of soil under dynamic loads, Pile foundations-effect of vibrations on piles, dynamic analysis, codal provisions; Machine foundations- criteria for satisfactory machine foundation, method of analysis, degrees of freedom of a block foundation, vertical, sliding, rocking, and yawing vibrations of a block, Indian standards for design and construction of foundations for reciprocating machines, design procedure for block foundation, foundations for impact machines, Indian standards for design and construction of foundations for impact machines, design procedure for impact machines, vibration screening – active and passive isolation (use of open tranches and piles).


Industrial Waste Management (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE836

Wastewater: Sources and Characteristics of Domestic(Sewage) and Industrial WW; Effects on Stream, Land and Air; Stream Quality Criteria and Effluent standards; Treatment Sewage characteristics – Quantity & Quality, flow rate, Treatment flow-sheets. Preliminary Treatment-Design and Operation of Screening and Grit chamber. Sedimentation, Design and Operation of STP; Hydraulics of treatment plant, Flow measurement and Hydraulic control points, Biological processes for wastewater treatment: Aerobic and Anaerobic Processes; Activated Sludge Process(ASP), RBC, Biofilter and UASB. Principle of biological treatment: Derivation of bacterial growth kinetics used in designing of wastewater treatment plant; Design of secondary settling tank. Anaerobic treatment: Process microbiology and Biochemistry;; Disposal to inland water bodies, Sludge Treatment and Disposal. Concept of common effluent treatment plant (CETP). Wastewater treatment for small communities – Oxidation ditch, extended aeration system, SBR; Process design and operation of mechanically aerated lagoon and Waste stabilization pond system. Introduction to industrial waste, types of wastes: solid, Liquid, and gaseous wastes; Toxic organics, Heavy metals, Hazardous waste etc. Characterization and treatment of specific Industrial wastewater Variation in wastewater flow rates and constituents, Physico-chemical and biological treatment methods; Treatment Flow Diagram. Industrial solid waste disposal, Removal and control of particulate matter and gaseous pollutants, Waste management techniques. Control of Volatile organic compounds by absorption, adsorption, combustion and biofiltration. Waste minimization as a tool for environmental protection.



Earthquake Engineering (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE837

Nature of Earthquakes: Plate Tectonics Theory, Faults and fault movements, Magnitude of earthquakes, Intensity scaling of earthquakes: subjective intensity and instrumental intensity, Characteristics of earthquake ground motions. Response of simple structures to earthquake ground motions: Seismic response of linear elastic single degree of freedom (SDOF) systems, Seismic response of inelastic SDOF systems. Response of multi degree of freedom systems (MDOF) to earthquake ground motions: Free vibration analysis, Equivalent Lateral Load Procedure, Mode Superposition Procedure. Seismic design principles: Earthquake design philosophy, Design spectrum, Earthquake resistance of building systems, Response modification factors. Seismic code procedure: Classification of building systems, Selection of analysis procedure, Capacity design principles for reinforced concrete buildings, Case study: analysis and design of a multistory R/C frame.


River Engineering (Credits 3) 8th Semester Subject Code: 14B1ACE838

Elements of river geomorphology: Origin and properties of sediment, river problems control of vegetation an river morphology. Soil Erosion and Sediment Yield: Types of erosion, Mechanism of soil erosion, Sediment delivery ratio, Process based modeling of soil erosion. Hydraulics of Alluvial Streams: Incipient motion, Modes of Sediment transport, Bed-forms, Resistance to flow in alluvial rivers, Bed load transport, Suspended load transport. River Geometry and Plan Forms: Stable channels and their geometry, Flow around river bends, Braided river, Meandering river.Gravel Bed Rivers: Hydraulic geometry of gravel bed rivers, Armouring, Bed forms and resistance to flow in gravel bed rivers. Bed Level Variations in Streams: Degradation, Local scour, Aggradation, Reservoir sedimentation, Mathematical modeling for river bed variations. Rivers and Environment: Environmental effects of hydraulic structures, River pollution, River action plans, Stream restoration.