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ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI , Regulation – 2008 SYLLABUS & CURRICULUM FROM III TO VIII SEMESTERS FOR B.E CIVIL ENGINEERING, B.E. Civil Engineering anna university Syllabus from II - VIII Semester

ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI 600 025 Regulation – 2008 SYLLABUS & CURRICULUM FROM III TO VIII SEMESTERS FOR  B.E CIVIL ENGINEERING, B.E. Civil Engineering anna university Syllabus from II - VIII Semester



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UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENTS
ANNA UNIVERSITY  :: CHENNAI 600 025
REGULATIONS – 2008
CURRICULUM FROM III TO VIII SEMESTERS FOR
B.E CIVIL ENGINEERING
SEMESTER  III
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE
L T P C
THEORY
MA 9211 Mathematics – III 3 1 0 4
CE 9201 Strength of Materials-I 3 1 0 4
CE 9202 Fluid Mechanics 3 1 0 4
CE 9203 Surveying- I 3 0 0 3
AG 9211 Engineering Geology 3 0 0 3
PRACTICAL
CE 9204 Strength of Materials Laboratory 0 0 3 2
CE 9205 Computer Aided Building Drawing 0 0 4 2
CE 9206 Survey Practical - I 0 0 4 2
TOTAL 15 3 11 24
SEMESTER  IV
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE
L T P C
THEORY
CE 9251 Strength of Materials – II 3 0 0 3
CE 9252 Construction Techniques and Practices 3 0 0 3
CE 9253 Applied Hydraulics Engineering 3 1 0 4
CE 9254 Surveying – II 3 0 0 3
CE 9255 Soil Mechanics 3 0 0 3
GE 9261 Environmental Science and Engineering 3 0 0 3
PRACTICAL
CE 9256 Hydraulics Engineering Laboratory 0 0 3 2
CE 9257 Survey Practical - II 0 0 4 2
TOTAL 18 1 7 232
SEMESTER – V
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE
L T P C
THEORY
CE 9301 Structural Analysis – I 3 1 0 4
CE 9302 Design of Steel Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9303 Foundation Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9304 Water Supply Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9305 Highway Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9306 Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering 3 0 0 3
Elective-I 3 0 0 3
PRACTICAL
CE 9307 Soil Mechanics Laboratory 0 0 4 2
CE 9308 Highway Engineering Laboratory 0 0 4 2
GE 9371 Communication Skills and Soft Skills Lab 0 0 2 1
TOTAL 21 1 10 27
SEMESTER – VI
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE
L T P C
THEORY
CE 9351 Structural Analysis II 3 1 0 4
CE 9352 Irrigation Engineering 3 0 2 4
CE 9353
Design of Reinforced Cement Concrete and
Masonry Structures
3 0 0 3
CE 9354 Waste Water Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9355 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and GIS 3 0 2 4
Elective-II 3 0 0 3
PRACTICAL
CE 9356 Computer Aided Structural Engineering Drawing 0 0 4 2
CE 9357 Water and Wastewater  Testing Laboratory 0 0 4 2
CE 9358 Survey Camp - - - 2
CE 9359 Technical Seminar 0 0 2 1
TOTAL 18 1 14 283
SEMESTER – VII
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE
L T P C
THEORY
CE 9401 Principles of Management 3 0 0 3
CE 9402 Structural Dynamics and Earth Quake Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9403 Ground Improvement Techniques 3 0 0 3
CE 9404 Estimating, Costing and Valuation Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9405 Railways and Airports Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9406 Architecture and Town Planning 3 0 0 3
Elective-III 3 0 0 3
PRACTICAL
CE 9407 Practical Training (4 Weeks) - - - 2
TOTAL 21 0 0 23
SEMESTER – VIII
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE
L T P C
THEORY
Elective-IV 3 0 0 3
Elective- V 3 0 0 3
PRACTICAL
CE 9451 Project Work 0 0 12 6
TOTAL 6 0 12 12
TOTAL : 191(137+I(27)&II(27)) CREDITS4
ELECTIVES FOR B.E CIVIL ENGINEERING
CODE NO. COURSE TITLE
L T P C
CE 9021 Bridge  Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9022 Prefabricated Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9023 Computer Aided Design of Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9024 Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9025 Storage Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9026 Design of Plate and Shell Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9027 Prestressed Concrete Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9028 Industrial Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9029 Tall Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9030 Wind Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9031 Smart Materials and Structures 3 0 0 3
CE 9032 Finite Element Techniques 3 0 0 3
CE 9033 Groundwater Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9034 Water Resources Systems 3 0 0 3
CE 9035
Mathematical Modeling in Water Resources
Engineering
3 0 0 3
CE 9036 Integrated Water Resources Management 3 0 0 3
CE 9037 Participatory Water Management 3 0 0 3
CE 9038 Watershed Conservation and Management 3 0 0 3
CE 9039 Transportation Planning and Systems 3 0 0 3
CE 9040 Traffic Engineering and Management 3 0 0 3
CE 9041 Transportation Engineering - Docks and Harbours 3 0 0 3
CE 9042 Transport and Environment 3 0 0 3
CE 9043 Pavement Management Systems 3 0 0 3
CE 9044
Computer Applications in Highway and
Transportation Engineering
3 0 0 3
CE 9045 Advanced Highway Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9046 Environmental Impact Assessment 3 0 0 3
CE 9047 Global Climate Change 3 0 0 3
CE 9048 Municipal Solid Waste Management 3 0 0 35
CE 9049
Industrial Wastewater  Pollution- Prevention and
Control
3 0 0 3
CE 9050 Air Pollution Control 3 0 0 3
CE 9051 Pavement Engineering 3 0 0 3
CE 9052
Introduction to Soil Dynamics and Machine
Foundations
3 0 0 3
CE 9053
Geotechnical Engineering Processes and
Applications
3 0 0 3
CE 9054 Rock Engineering 3 0 0 3
GI  9403 Geographic Information System Applications 3 0 0 3
GI  9202 Cartography 3 0 2 4
GI  9254 Electronic Surveying 3 0 2 4
GI  9303 Cadastral Surveying 3 0 0 3
GI  9352 Survey Adjustments 3 0 0 3
MA 9261 Probability and Statistics 3 1 0 4
MA 9262 Numerical Methods 3 1 0 4
GE 9075 Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) 3 0 0 3
GE 9072 Indian Constitution and Society 3 0 0 3
GE 9073 Contract Laws and Regulations 3 0 0 3
GE 9022 Total Quality Management 3 0 0 3
GE 9021 Professional Ethics In Engineering 3 0 0 3
GE 9023 Fundamentals of Nanoscience 3 0 0 36
MA 9211   MATHEMATICS-III                                            L T  P  C
          3 1  0 4
AIM
To facilitate the understanding of the principles and to cultivate the art of formulating physical
problems in the language of mathematics.
OBJECTIVES
 To introduce Fourier series analysis which is central to many applications in engineering
apart from its use in solving boundary value problems
 To acquaint the student with Fourier transform techniques used in wide variety of
situations in which the functions used are not periodic
 To introduce the effective mathematical tools for the solutions of partial differential
equations that model physical processes
 To develop Z- transform techniques which will perform the same task for discrete time
systems as Laplace Transform, a valuable aid in analysis of continuous time systems    
UNIT I  FOURIER SERIES                                                      9+3
Dirichlet’s conditions  – General Fourier series – Odd and even functions  – Half-range Sine
and Cosine series – Complex form of Fourier series – Parseval’s identity – Harmonic Analysis.
UNIT II  FOURIER TRANSFORM                             9+3
Fourier integral theorem – Fourier transform pair-Sine and Cosine transforms – Properties –
Transform of elementary functions – Convolution theorem – Parseval’s identity.
                                                                                                                                                 
UNIT III  PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS                                                       9+3
Formation – Solutions of first order equations – Standard types and Equations reducible to
standard types – Singular solutions – Lagrange’s Linear equation – Integral surface passing
through a given curve – Solution of linear equations of higher order with constant coefficients.
                                     
UNIT IV  APPLICATIONS OF PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS              9+3
Method of separation of Variables – Solutions of one dimensional wave equation and onedimensional heat equation – Steady state solution of two-dimensional heat equation – Fourier
series solutions in Cartesian coordinates.
UNIT V  Z – TRANSFORM AND DIFFERENCE EQUATIONS                          9+3
Z-transform – Elementary properties – Inverse Z-transform – Convolution theorem – Initial and
Final value theorems  – Formation of difference equation  – Solution of difference equation
using Z-transform.
                                                                                             L: 45, T: 15, TOTAL: 60 PERIODS                      
TEXT BOOK
1. Grewal, B.S. “Higher Engineering Mathematics”, Khanna Publications (2007)
REFERENCES          
1. Glyn James, “Advanced Modern Engineering Mathematics, Pearson Education (2007)
2. Ramana, B.V. “Higher Engineering Mathematics” Tata McGraw Hill (2007).
3. Bali, N.P. and Manish Goyal, “A Text Book of Engineering 7
th
Edition (2007) Lakshmi
Publications (P) Limited, New Delhi.7
CE 9201 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS – I                               L  T   P   C
                                                                                                                                  3  1    0   4
OBJECTIVE:
Enable the student to understand the behaviour of deformable structural elements, subjected
to different types of loadings
UNIT I STRESS, STRAIN AND DEFORMATION OF SOLIDS                           12
Rigid and deformable bodies – Stability, strength and stiffness -  Axial and Shear Stresses –
Deformation of simple and compound bars  – Thermal stresses  – Biaxial state of stress  –
Elastic Constants  -   Stresses and deformation of thin cylindrical and spherical shells  –
Stresses at a point  – Stress tensor - Stresses on inclined planes  – Principal stresses and
principal planes – Mohr’s circle of stress.
UNIT II ANALYSIS OF PLANE TRUSSES                            12
Stability and equilibrium of plane frames  – perfect frames  - types of trusses  – Analysis of
forces in truss members  – Method of joints  – Method of tension co-efficient  – Method of
sections.
UNIT III BENDING OF BEAMS                                        12
Beams  – types and transverse loading on beams  – shear force and bending moment in
beams – Cantilever beams – Simply supported beams and over-hanging beams - Theory of
simple bending  – bending stress distribution  – Load carrying capacity  – Proportioning of
sections – Leaf springs – Flitched beams – Shear stress distribution.
UNIT IV TORSION                                                          12
Theory of simple torsion - Stresses and deformation in circular and hollow shafts – Stepped
shafts – Shafts fixed at both ends – Stresses and deflection in helical springs.
UNIT V DEFLECTION OF BEAMS                                                12
Double Integration method – Macaulay’s method – Area moment method – Conjugate beam
method for computation of slopes and deflections in determinate beams.
L: 45 + T: 15   TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Egor. P.Popov, “Engineering Mechanics of Solids” Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi, 2001
2. Vazirani, N, Ratwani, M, “Analysis of Structures” Khanna Publishers,  New Delhi, 2001
3. Rajput, R.K, “Strength of Materials”, S Chand & Company Ltd., New Delhi, 2006
REFERENCES:
1. Irwing H.Shames, James M.Pitarresi, “Introduction to Solid Mechanics”, Prentice Hall of
India, New Delhi, 2002
2. Roger T.Fenner, “ Mechanics of Solids”, ELBS, Oseny Mead, Oxford, 1990
3. Malhotra, D.R. Gupta, H.C., “The Strength of Materials”, Satya Prakashan (Tech. India
Publications), New Delhi, 1995.
4. Beer.F.P. & Johnston.E.R, “Mechanics of Materials”, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 2004.
5. Elangovan.A., “Thinmavisaiyiyal” (Mechanics of Solids in Tamil), Anna University,1995. 8
CE 9202 FLUID MECHANICS                                        L  T   P   C
3  1   0   4
OBJECTIVE:
The student is introduced to the mechanics of fluids through a thorough understanding of the
properties of the fluids, behaviour of fluids under static conditions. The dynamics of fluids is
introduced through the control volume approach which gives an integrated understanding of
the transport of mass, momentum and energy. 2. The applications of the conservation laws to
a) flow measurements b) flow through pipes (both laminar and turbulent) and c) forces on
vanes is studied.
UNIT I FLUIDS PROPERTIES AND FLUID STATICS                         12
Scope of fluid mechanics - Definitions of a fluid - Methods of analysis - Dimensions and units -
viscosity, density, perfect gas, vapour pressure and surface tension -  Basic equation of fluid
statics  - Pressure measurements  - Manometers.  - Forces on plane and curved surfaces  -
Buoyancy and floatation - Stability of floating bodies - Relative equilibrium.
UNIT II BASIC CONCEPTS OF FLUID FLOW                12
(a) Kinematics – Methods  of  describing  fluid  motion -  Classification of flows - Streamline,
streak-line and  path-lines  - Stream  function  and velocity potentials  - Flow nets;  (b)
Dynamics  - Dimensional Concepts of System and Control  volume  - Application of control
volume to continuity, energy and momentum - Euler’s equation of motion along a stream line -
Bernoulli’s equation  - Applications to velocity and discharge measurements  - Linear
momentum equation and moment-of-momentum equations and their applications.
UNIT III DIMENSIONAL ANALYSIS AND MODEL STUDIES                                 12
Fundamental dimensions - dimensional homogeneity - Rayleigh’s method and Buckingham
Pi-Theorem - Dimensionless parameters - Similitude and model studies.  Distorted Models.
UNIT IV INCOMPRESSIBLE VISCOUS FLOW                12
Laminar flow between parallel plates, and pipes - Development of laminar and turbulent flows
in pipes  - Reynolds experiment  - Darcy-Weisbach equation  - Moody diagram  - Major and
minor losses of flow in pipes - Pipes in series and in parallel.
UNIT V BOUNDARY LAYERS                12
Definition of boundary layers - Displacement, momentum and energy thickness - Laminar and
turbulent boundary layers - Momentum integral equation - Separation of boundary layer - Drag
and Lift - Lift characteristics of airfoils - Induced drag - Polar Diagram.
L: 45 + T: 15  TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Streeter, V.L. and Wylie, E. B., “Fluid Mechanics”, McGraw Hill, New York, 1983
2. John F.Douglas, Janusz M. Gasiorek, and John A.Swaffield,  “Fluid Mechanics”, Pearson
Education Ltd, New Delhi, Fourth Edition, 2001.
REFERENCES:
1. Fox W.R. and McDonald A.T.,  Introduction to Fluid Mechanics John-Wiley and Sons,
Singapore, 1995.
2. Modi P.N. and Seth S.M., Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics. Standard Book House. New
Delhi, 2000.
3. Roberson J.A and Crowe C.T., Engineering Fluid Mechanics. Jaico Books Mumbai, 2000.9
CE 9203 SURVEYING – I                                               L  T   P   C
3   0    0  3
OBJECTIVE:
The objective of this course is to introduce the principles of surveying, various methods and
applications to Civil Engineering projects.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION AND CHAIN SURVEYING                          8
Definition  - Principles -   Classification  - Field and office work  – Precision and Accuracy  -
Scales - Conventional signs - Survey instruments - Ranging and chaining - Reciprocal ranging
- Setting perpendiculars - well - conditioned triangles - Traversing - Plotting - Enlarging and
reducing figures.
UNIT II COMPASS SURVEYING AND PLANE TABLE SURVEYING                          7
Prismatic compass  - Surveyor’s compass  - Bearing  - Systems and conversions  - Local
attraction - Magnetic declination - Dip - Traversing - Plotting - Adjustment of error - Plane table
instruments and accessories  - Merits and demerits  - Methods  - Radiation  - Intersection  -
Resection - Traversing.
UNIT III LEVELLING                                                12
Level line - Horizontal line - Levels and Staves - Spirit level - Sensitiveness - Bench marks -
Temporary and permanent adjustments  - Fly and check  levelling  - Booking  - Reduction  -
Curvature and refraction - Reciprocal levelling - Longitudinal and cross sections - Plotting -
Calculation of  areas and volumes  - Contouring  - Methods  - Characteristics and uses of
contours - Plotting - Earth work volume - Capacity of reservoirs.
UNIT IV THEODOLITE SURVEYING                         8
Theodolite  - Vernier and microptic  - Description and uses  - Temporary and permanent
adjustments of  vernier transit - Horizontal angles - Vertical angles - Heights and distances -
Traversing - Closing error and distribution - Gale’s tables - Omitted measurements.
UNIT V SURVEY APPLICATIONS                        10
Reconnaissance, preliminary and location surveys for engineering projects - Lay out - Setting
out works - Route Surveys for highways, railways and waterways - Curve ranging - Horizontal
and vertical curves  - Simple curves   - Setting with chain and tapes, tangential angles by
theodolite, double theodolite - Compound and reverse curves - Transition curves - Functions
and requirements - Setting out by offsets and angles -  Vertical curves - Sight distances - Mine
Surveying - instruments - Tunnels - Correlation of under ground and surface surveys - Shafts -
Adits.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Bannister A. and Raymond S., Surveying, ELBS, Sixth Edition, 1992.
2. Heribert Kahmen and Wolfgang Faig, Surveying, Walter de Gruyter, 1995.
3.   Kanetkar T.P., Surveying and Levelling, Vols. I and II, United Book Corporation, Pune,
      2002.
4. Punmia B.C. Surveying, Vols. I II and III, Laxmi Publications, 2005.
REFERENCES:
1. Clark D., Plane and Geodetic Surveying, Vols. I and II, C.B.S. Publishers and Distributors,
Delhi, Sixth Edition, 1971.10
2. James M.Anderson and Edward M.Mikhail, Introduction to Surveying, McGraw Hill Book
Company, 1985.
3.   Schofield,W., Engineering Surveying, Butterworth –Heinemann, London, 5
th
Edition, 2001
AG 9211 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY                             L  T   P   C
3    0   0   3
OBJECTIVES:
At the end of this course the student shall be able to understand about geological formations,
classification and morphology of rocks, and the importance of the study of geology for civil
engineers with regard to founding structures like dams, bridges, buildings, etc. The student
shall also be able to appreciate the importance of geological formation in causing earthquakes
and land slides.
UNIT I PHYSICAL GEOLOGY                                         9
Geology in civil engineering – branches of geology – structure of earth and its composition –
weathering of rocks  – landforms and processes associated with river, wind and sea  –
relevance to civil engineering.
UNIT II MINEROLOGY                                9
Physical properties of minerals. Study of the following rock forming minerals – Quartz group,
Feldspar group, Pyroxene group, Amphibole and Mica group, Calcite Gypsum and Clay
minerals.
UNIT III PETROLOGY                                           9
Classification of rocks, distinction between Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic rocks.
Engineering properties of rocks. Description, occurrence, engineering properties, distribution
and uses of : Granite, Syenite, Diorite, Gabbro, Dolerite, Basalt, Sandstone, Limestone,
Laterite, Shale, Conglomerate, Breccia, Quartzite, Marble, Slate, Gneiss and Schist.
UNIT IV STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY ANG GEOPHYSICAL METHODS                 9
Geological maps – attitude of beds, study of structures - folds, faults and joints – relevance to
civil engineering. Plate tectonics  – Earthquakes  – seismic zones in India. Geophysical
methods  – Seismic and electrical methods for subsurface investigations  – prospecting for
groundwater.
UNIT V GEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION                                        9
Remote sensing for civil engineering applications; Geological conditions necessary for design
and construction of Dams and Reservoirs, Tunnels, Buildings and Road cuttings. Investigation
of Landslides, causes and mitigation.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. N. Chenna Kesavulu. Textbook of Engineering Geology, Macmillan India Ltd., 2007.
2. Venkat Reddy. Engineering Geology for Civil Engineers, D.Oxford & IBH, 1993.
3. Parbin Singh. A Text book of Engineering and General Geology, Katson publishing house,
Ludhiana, 1993.11
REFERENCES:
1. Blyth F.G.H and M. H de Freitas, Geology for Engineers, Edward Arnold, London, 1984.
2. F.G.Bell. Fundamentals of Engineering Geology, B.S Publications, Hyderabad., 2005.
CE 9204                     STRENGTH OF MATERIALS LABORATORY              L T P C
0 0 3  2
OBJECTIVES:
To study the properties of materials when subjected to different types of loading.
List of experiments:
1. Tension test on mild  steel / tor steel rod (Tensile strength-Density-Proof Stress- Stress
Strain Curve -Youngs Modulus-)
2. Compression test on wood
3. Double shear test on metal
4. Torsion test on mild steel rod
5. Impact test on metal specimen
6. Hardness test on metals
7. Deflection test on metal beam
8. Compression test on helical spring
9. Deflection test on carriage spring
10. Tests on bricks, concrete cubes and tiles - Demonstration only
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
REFERENCES:
1.   Relevant Indian Standards
CE 9205  COMPUTER AIDED BUILDING DRAWING                               L T  P C
0  0  4  2
OBJECTIVES:
Building drawing in accordance with development and control rules satisfying orientation and
functional requirements for the following.
1. An approach to planning – Function – Utility – People and their requirements – Extract
from Building Rules and Bye- Laws’ – Planning of Residential and Public buildings.
2. Complete joinery Details (Paneled and Glazed Doors and Windows) & Codal Provisions.
3. Buildings with load bearing walls (R.C.C roof).          
4. Buildings with sloping roof (R.C.C roof and Tiled roof).
5. R.C.C. framed structures.      
6. Industrial buildings – North light roof structures – King Post Truss
                 
             TOTAL:   60 PERIODS12
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Sikka V.B. “A Course in Civil Engineering Drawing” 4
th
Edition, S.K.Kataria and Sons, New
Delhi, 1998.
2. George Omura, “ Mastering in Autocad 2002”- BPB Publications, New Delhi, 2002
REFERENCES:
1. M.G.Shah, C.M.Kale and S.Y.Patki, “Building Drawing with an Integrated Approach to
Built Environment”,Tata McGraw Hill Publishers Limited ,New Delhi, 2004.
2. B.P.Verma, “Civil Engineering Drawing and House Planning”, Khanna Publishers, New
Delhi, 1989.
3. K.Venugopal, “Building Drawing”, Wiley Eastern Limited, Madras, 2004
4. Murugesan, Padmini Subbarayan, “Civil Engineering Drawing I”, Pratheeba Publishers,
Coimbatore,1984.
5. K.V.Nataraajan, “Engineering Drawing (BIS Specifications)”, Dhanalakshmi Publishers,
2002.
6. Relevant IS Codes.
CE 9206   SURVEY PRACTICALS – I                                 L T  P C
                                                       0  0  4  2
OBJECTIVE:
The objective of this course is to train the students to acquire skill in  operation of various
survey instruments and to obtain accurate results.
1. CHAIN AND COMPASS SURVEYING          
Ranging and Chaining – Offsets - Traversing.
2. PLANE TABLE SURVEYING
Radiation – Intersection – Resection – Traversing
3. LEVELLING
Study of levels and levelling staff - Fly levelling using Dumpy level and Tilting level – Check
Levelling.
4. THEODOLITE SURVEYING
Study of theodolites - Measurement of angles by reiteration and repetition - Measurement of
vertical angles.
TOTAL:  60 PERIODS13
CE 9251  STRENGTH OF MATERIALS – II                              L  T   P    C
3   0    0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the computation of deflection of beams and trusses using energy principles, analysis
of indeterminate beams and columns, state of stress in three dimensions.
UNIT I ENERGY PRINCIPLES                            10
Strain energy and strain energy density – Strain energy in axial force  - shear, flexure and
torsion – Castigliano’s and Engessor’s theorems – Principle of virtual work  – Application of
energy theorems for computing deflections in beams, pin jointed frames  – Maxwell’s
reciprocal theorem.
UNIT II INDETERMINATE BEAMS                                          9
Propped Cantilever and Fixed Beams – Fixed end moments reactions, slope and deflection
for standard cases of loading  –– Continuous beams  – support reactions and moments  –
Theorem of three moments – Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams
UNIT III COLUMNS                                                8
Behaviour  of short and  long columns. Euler’s theory of long columns  – Critical loads for
prismatic columns with different end conditions  - Rankine-Gordon Formula  - Eccentrically
loaded long columns -Eccentrically loaded short columns - middle third rule – core of section .
UNIT IV STATE OF STRESS IN THREE DIMENSIONS                              8
Determination of principal stresses and principal planes  – volumetric strain  – Theories of
failure  – Principal stress, principal strain, shear stress, strain energy and distortion energy
theories – Application  in analysis of stress, load carrying capacity and design of members.
Interaction problems - interaction curves.
UNIT V ADVANCED TOPICS                                       10
Unsymmetrical bending of beams - symmetrical and unsymmetrical sections, shear centre –
stresses on curved beams for simple solid sections – Winkler Bach Formula – Thick cylinders
– Compound cylinders - Residual stresses – Stress concentration – Fatigue and fracture.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Irwing H.Shames, James M.Pitarresi, “Introduction to Solid Mechanics, Prentice Hall of
India, New Delhi 2002.
2. Rajput, R.K, Strength Of Materials - S.Chand & Co, New Delhi, 1996
3. Srinath, L.S, “Advanced Mechanics of Solids”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd.
New Delhi 2004
4. Bedi, D.S., “Strength of Materials”, Khanna Book Publishing Co. (P) Ltd. Delhi 2000
REFERENCES:
1. Malhotra, D.R. Gupta, H.C., “The  Strength  of Materials”, Satya Prakashan, No. (Tech.
India Publications), New Delhi 1995.
2. William A.Nash, Theory and Problems of Strength of Materials, Schaum’s Outline Series,
McGraw Hill International Editions, Third Edition, 1994.
3. Punmia, B.C, Ashok Kumar Jain,,  Arun Kumar Jain “ Strength of Materials and Theory of
Structures” Volume I and II,  Lakshmi publications, New Delhi, 1998
4. Andrew Pytel Ferdinard L.Singer,  “Strength of Materials”, International Student Edition
(ISE Reprint), Harper Collins College Division, 1999.
5. Timeshenko, S.P. & Young D.H., “Elements of Strength of Materials, V Edition, Affiliated
East-West Press Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi, 1998.14
CE 9252  CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND PRACTICES    L T P C
                               3 0 0  3    
OBJECTIVE:
To make aware of the various techniques and practices on various stages of concreting,
masonry  works, service requirements, rehabilitation works and careful selection of suitable
construction equipment.
UNIT I CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY                            12
High grade cements  – Advances in manufacture of cement  –concrete chemicals and
applications – concepts of mix design – statistical quality control of concrete – Mix Design as
per BIS and ACI methods  – Process of manufacture of concrete  – Batching  – Mixing  –
Transporting – Placing – Compaction of concrete – Curing – Finishing - Testing of fresh and
hardened concrete – Non-destructive testing.
UNIT II CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES                            10
Types of Foundations  – Stones masonry  – Brick masonry  – Composite masonry  – Cavity
walls – Flooring – Formwork – Centering and Shuttering sheet piles – Slip and moving forms –
Roofs and roof covering  – Joints in Concrete  – Plastering and Pointing  – Shoring  –
Scafflolding – Under pinning – Submerge Structures.
UNIT III SERVICE REQUIREMENTS                              8
Painting, Distempering and white washing – Fire Protection – Thermal insulation – Ventilation
and air conditioning – Acoustics and Sound insulation – Damp proofing – Termite proofing.
UNIT IV REPAIR AND REHABILIATION WORKS                              7
Causes of  damage and deterioration in masonry and concrete structures  – Symptoms and
Diagnosis – Common types of repairs.
UNIT V CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT                              8
Selection of equipment for earthwork, concreting, material hardening and erection of
structures – Dewatering and pumping equipments.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1.  P.C.Varghese, “Building Constructions “, Prentice Hall, 2007
2. M.S.Shetty, “Concrete Technology” (Theory and Practice), S.Chand & Company Ltd., 2003.
3. A.R.Santhakumar, “Concrete Technology” Oxford IBH, 2006.
REFERENCES:
1. Arora, S.P. and Bindra, S.P., “Building Construction”, Dhanpat Rai and Sons, 1997
2. Punmia, B.C., “Building Construction”, Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd., 1993
3. Peurifoy, R.L., “Form work for Concrete Structures”, McGraw Hill Book Co., 1999.
4. Gambhir, M.L., “Concrete Technology”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, 1995.
5. Neville A.M., “Properties of Concrete” fourth edition, Pearson Education Ltd. 200415
CE 9253 APPLIED HYDRAULICS ENGINEERING     L  T   P    C
       3   1   0    4                    
                                                                                                                           
OBJECTIVE:
To introduce the students to various hydraulic engineering problems like open channel flows
and hydraulic machines. At the completion of the course, the student should be able to relate
the theory and practice of problems in hydraulic engineering.
UNIT I OPEN CHANNEL FLOW               12
Steady uniform flow - Best hydraulic sections for uniform flow -  Specific energy and specific
force.
UNIT II STEADY GRADUALLY VARIED FLOWS                            13
Dynamic equation  - Water surface flow profile classifications  - Profile determination by
graphical method, direct step method and standard step methods.
UNIT III RAPIDLY VARIED FLOWS              11
Hydraulic jumps - Types - Energy dissipation - Surges and surge through channel transitions.
UNIT IV TURBO MACHINES                13
Turbines – Classification - Reaction turbines – Francis turbine, Radial flow turbines, draft tube
and cavitation  - Propeller and Kaplan turbines - Impulse turbines - Performance of turbines -
Similarity laws;  Centrifugal pumps - Minimum speed to start the pump – NPSH -  Cavitation in
pumps - Operating characteristics - Multistage pumps.
UNIT V POSITIVE DISPLACEMENT PUMPS                11
Reciprocating pumps  - Negative slip  - Flow separation conditions  - Air vessels, indicator
diagrams and its variations - Savings in work done - Rotary pumps.
L: 45 + T:15   TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Subramanya K., Flow in open channels, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi 1994.
2. Jain. A.K., Fluid Mechanics, Khanna Publishers, Delhi. 1996.
REFERENCES:
1. Ven Te Chow,  Open Channel Hydraulics,  McGraw Hill, New York, 1959.
2. Mays L. W., Water Resources Engineering, John Wiley and Sons (WSE), New York, 2004.
3. Modi P.N. and Seth S.M., Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics, Standard Book House, New
Delhi,  1995
4. Srivastava. R., Flow through open channels, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2008.           16
CE 9254  SURVEYING - II                          L  T   P  C
3   0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
The objective of this course is to equip the students with advanced methods of surveying and
to introduce elements of photogrammetry, electromagnetic distance measurement,
cartography, hydrographic surveying and cadastral surveying.
UNIT I TACHEOMETRIC SURVEYING                      6
Tacheometric systems  - Tangential, stadia and subtense methods  - Stadia systems  -
Horizontal and inclined sights - Vertical and normal staffing - Fixed and movable hairs - Stadia
constants - Anallactic lens - Subtense bar.
UNIT II CONTROL SURVEYING                                    8
Working from whole to part - Horizontal and vertical control methods - Triangulation - Signals -
Base line - Instruments and accessories - Corrections - Satellite station - Reduction to centre
– Trignometrical  levelling - Single and reciprocal observations - Modern trends.
UNIT III SURVEY ADJUSTMENTS                             8
Errors  - Sources, precautions and corrections  - Classification of errors  - True and most
probable values - weighted observations - Method of equal shifts - Principle of least squares -
Normal equation - Correlates - Level nets - Adjustment of simple triangulation networks.
UNIT IV ASTRONOMICAL SURVEYING                            11
Celestial sphere - Astronomical terms and definitions - Motion of sun and stars - Apparent
altitude and corrections  - Celestial co-ordinate systems  - Different time systems  - Nautical
almanac - Star   constellations -  Practical astronomy - Field observations and calculations for
azimuth.
UNIT V MISCELLANY                                        12
Electromagnetic distance measurement  - Carrier waves  - Principles  - Instruments  -
Trilateration  –Total Station  - GPS Surveying  -   Hydrographic Surveying  - Tides  - MSL  -
Sounding and methods - Location of soundings and methods - Three point problem - Strength
of fix - Sextants and station pointer - River surveys - Measurement of current and discharge -
Cadastral  surveying - Definition - Uses - Legal values - Scales and accuracies.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Bannister A. and Raymond S., Surveying, ELBS, Sixth Edition, 1992.
2. Heribert Kahmen and Wolfgang Faig, Surveying, Walter de Gruyter, 1995.
3. Kanetkar T.P., Surveying and Levelling, Vols. I and II, United Book Corporation, Pune,
1994.
4. Punmia B.C., Surveying, Vols. I, II and III, Laxmi Publications, 1989.
REFERENCES:
1. Clark D., Plane and Geodetic Surveying, Vols. I and II, C.B.S. Publishers and Distributors,
      Delhi, Sixth Edition, 1971.
2. James M.Anderson and Edward M.Mikhail, Introduction to Surveying, McGraw Hill Book
Company, 1985.
3. Wolf P.R., Elements of Photogrammetry, McGraw Hill Book Company, Second Edition,
1986.17
4. Robinson A.H., Sale R.D. Morrison J.L. and Muehrche P.C., Elements of Cartography,
John Wiley and Sons, New York, Fifth Edition, 1984.
5. Schofield,W., Engineering Surveying, Butterworth –Heinemann, London, 5
th
Edition, 2001
CE 9255 SOIL MECHANICS                                     L  T   P    C
3  0    0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To impart knowledge on behaviour and the performance of saturated soil. At the end of this
course student attains adequate knowledge in assessing both Physical and Engineering
behaviour of soils, mechanism of stress transfer in two-phase systems and stability analysis of
slope.
UNIT I SOIL CLASSIFICATION AND COMPACTION                                  9
Nature of soil  – phase relationships  – Soil description and classification for engineering
purposes, their significance  – BIS Classification system  – Soil compaction  – Theory,
comparison of laboratory and field compaction methods – Factors influencing compaction
behaviour of soils.
UNIT II SOIL WATER AND WATER FLOW                    7
Soil water  – static pressure in water  – capillary stress  – Permeability measurement in the
laboratory and field – pumping in and pumping  out tests  – factors influencing permeability of
soils – Seepage – introduction to flow net – Simple problems (sheet pile and wier).
UNIT III STRESS DISTRIBUTION AND SETTLEMENT                11
Effective stress concepts in  soils – Stress distribution in soil media – Boussinesq theory - Use
of Newmarks influence chart  – Components of settlement  –– immediate and consolidation
settlement  – Terzaghi’s one dimensional consolidation theory  – computation of rate of
settlement-  t and log t methods - Factors influencing settlement characteristics of soils.
UNIT IV SHEAR STRENGTH                       9
Shear strength of cohesive and  cohesionless soils  – Mohr  – Coulomb failure theory  –
Measurement of shear strength, direct shear  – Triaxial compression, UCC and Vane shear
tests – Cyclic loading – Pore pressure parameters.
UNIT V SLOPE STABILITY                      9
Slope failure mechanisms – Types of slopes and infinite slopes – finite slopes – Total stress
analysis for saturated clay  – Fellenius method  - Friction circle method  – Use of stability
number - slope protection measures.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Murthy, V.N.S., “Textbook of  Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering”,  CBS
Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi., 2007.
2. Gopal Ranjan and Rao A.S.R. “Basic and applied soil mechanics”, Wiley Eastern Ltd. New
Delhi (India), 2000.
3. Arora K.R. “Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering”, Standard Publishers and
Distributors, New Delhi, 2002.18
REFERENCES:
1. McCarthy D.F., “Essentials of Soil Mechanics and Foundations”. Prentice-Hall, 2002.
2. Coduto, D.P., Geotechnical Engineering – Principles and practices, Prentice Hall of India
Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi,2002.
3. Das, B.M., Principles of Geotechnical Engineering”. Thomson Brooks/coles, Singapore, 5
th
Edition, 2002.
GE 9261  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING  L   T   P   C
3   0   0    3
AIM
To create awareness in every engineering graduate about the importance of environment, the
effect of technology on the environment and ecological balance and make them sensitive to
the environment problems in every professional endeavour that they participates
OBJECTIVE:
At the end of this course the student is expected to understand what constitutes the
environment, what are precious resources in the environment, how to conserve these
resources, what is the role of a human being in maintaining a clean environment and useful
environment for the future generations and how to maintain ecological balance and preserve
bio-diversity. The role of government and non-government organization in environment
managements.
UNIT I ENVIRONMENT, ECOSYSTEMS AND BIODIVERSITY                        14
Definition, scope and importance of environment – need for public awareness - concept of an
ecosystem  – structure and function of an ecosystem  – producers, consumers and
decomposers  – energy flow in the ecosystem  – ecological succession  – food chains, food
webs and ecological pyramids  – Introduction, types, characteristic features, structure and
function of the (a) forest ecosystem (b) grassland ecosystem (c) desert ecosystem (d) aquatic
ecosystems (ponds, streams, lakes, rivers, oceans, estuaries)  – Introduction to biodiversity
definition: genetic, species and ecosystem diversity – biogeographical classification of India –
value of biodiversity: consumptive use, productive use, social, ethical, aesthetic and option
values – Biodiversity at global, national and local levels – India as a mega-diversity nation –
hot-spots of biodiversity – threats to biodiversity: habitat loss, poaching of wildlife, man-wildlife
conflicts – endangered and endemic species of India – conservation of biodiversity: In-situ and
ex-situ conservation of biodiversity.
Field study of common plants, insects, birds
Field study of simple ecosystems – pond, river, hill slopes, etc.
UNIT II ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION                                      8
Definition – causes, effects and control measures of: (a) Air pollution (b) Water pollution (c)
Soil pollution (d) Marine pollution (e) Noise pollution (f) Thermal pollution (g) Nuclear hazards
– soil waste management: causes, effects and control measures of municipal solid wastes –
role of an individual in prevention of pollution – pollution case studies – disaster management:
floods, earthquake, cyclone and landslides.
Field study of local polluted site – Urban / Rural / Industrial / Agricultural. 19
UNIT III NATURAL RESOURCES                         10
Forest resources: Use and over-exploitation, deforestation, case studies- timber extraction,
mining, dams and their effects on forests and tribal people – Water resources: Use and overutilization of surface and ground water, floods, drought, conflicts over water, dams-benefits
and problems – Mineral resources: Use and exploitation, environmental effects of extracting
and using mineral resources, case studies – Food resources: World food problems, changes
caused by agriculture and overgrazing, effects of modern agriculture, fertilizer-pesticide
problems, water logging, salinity, case studies – Energy resources: Growing energy needs,
renewable and non renewable energy sources, use of alternate energy sources. case studies
– Land resources: Land as a resource, land degradation, man induced landslides, soil erosion
and desertification – role of an individual in conservation of natural resources – Equitable use
of resources for sustainable lifestyles.
Field study of local area to document environmental assets – river / forest / grassland / hill /
mountain.
UNIT IV SOCIAL ISSUES AND THE ENVIRONMENT                                7
From unsustainable to sustainable development – urban problems related to energy – water
conservation, rain water harvesting, watershed management – resettlement and rehabilitation
of people; its problems and concerns, case studies – role of non-governmental organizationenvironmental ethics: Issues and possible solutions – climate change, global warming, acid
rain, ozone layer depletion, nuclear accidents and holocaust, case studies.  – wasteland
reclamation  – consumerism and waste products  – environment production act  – Air
(Prevention and Control of Pollution) act – Water (Prevention and control of Pollution) act –
Wildlife protection act  – Forest conservation act  – enforcement machinery involved in
environmental legislation- central and state pollution control boards- Public awareness.
UNIT V HUMAN POPULATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT                              6
Population growth, variation among nations  – population explosion  – family welfare
programme – environment and human health – human rights – value education – HIV / AIDS
– women and child welfare – role of information technology in environment and human health
– Case studies.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Gilbert M.Masters, “Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science”, 2
nd
edition,
Pearson Education, 2004.
2. Benny Joseph, “Environmental Science and Engineering”, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi,
2006.
REFERENCES:
1. R.K. Trivedi, “Handbook of Environmental Laws, Rules, Guidelines, Compliances and
Standards”, Vol. I and II, Enviro Media.
2. Cunningham, W.P. Cooper, T.H. Gorhani, “Environmental Encyclopedia”, Jaico Publ.,
House, Mumbai, 2001.
3. Dharmendra S. Sengar, “Environmental law”, Prentice hall of India PVT LTD, New Delhi,
2007.
4. Rajagopalan. R, “Environmental Studies-From Crisis to Cure”, Oxford University Press,
2005.20
CE 9256 HYDRAULICS ENGINEERING LABORATORY                    L  T   P    C
0   0   3    2
OBJECTIVE:
Student should be able to verify the principles studied in theory by conducting the experiments
1. FLOW MEASUREMENT
Calibration of Flow Measuring instruments like Venturimeter, Orificemeter and Rotometer
2. LOSSES IN PIPES
Estimation of major and minor losses in pipes
3. PUMPS
Performance characteristics of pumps
4. TURBINES          
Performance characteristics of turbines
5. WATER MANAGEMENT PARAMETERS
Recording and Non-Recording raingauges, pan evaporation, measurements, Double ring
infiltrometer test and estimation of water management parameters such as soil water, field
capacity, infiltration capacity.
                                                                                                                 TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
REFERENCE:
1. Hydraulic Laboratory Manual, Centre for Water Resources, Anna University, 2004.21
CE 9257 SURVEY PRACTICALS - II                         L  T   P    C
0    0   4    2
OBJECTIVE:
The objective of this course is to train the students to acquire  skill in making precise
measurements and obtaining accurate results.
1. Setting out works  - Foundation marking  - Simple curve (right/left-handed)  – Transition
curve.
2. Theodolite Traversing                                                                                            
3. Heights and Distances – Triangulation problem – Single plane method                  
4. Tacheometry - Tangential system - Stadia system - Subtense system.
5. Field observation on SUN to calculate azimuth.
6. Experiments on Total Station – GPS.
7. Study of Micro Optic Theodolite - Digital Theodolite.
TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
CE 9301 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS-I                        L  T   P    C
3   1   0     4
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the modern method of analysis of beams and frames.
UNIT I DEFLECTION OF DETERMINATE STRUCTURES                            12
Principles of virtual work for deflections  - Deflections of pin-jointed plane frames and rigid
plane frames –Williott diagram.
UNIT II FLEXIBLITY MATRIX METHOD                            12
Equilibrium and compatibility - Determinate vs indeterminate structures - Static and Kinematic
–Indeterminacy - primary structure - Compatibility conditions - Analysis of indeterminate pinjointed plane frames, continuous beams, rigid jointed plane frames
UNIT III SLOPE DEFLECTION METHOD                            12
Slope deflection equations- Analysis of continuous beams and rigid frames (with and without
sway) - Symmetry and antisymmetry – Simplification for hinged end - Support settlements.
UNIT IV MOMENT DISTRIBUTION METHOD                           12
Stiffness and carry over factors  – Distribution and carry over of moments  - Analysis of
continuous Beams - Plane rigid frames with and without sway.
UNIT V MATRIX STIFFNESS METHOD                                       12
Element and global stiffness matrices– Co-ordinate transformations  – Rotation matrixCompatibility  matrix – transformations of stiffness matrices, load vectors and displacement
vectors  – Analysis of Continuous Beams  – Analysis of pin-jointed plane frames and rigid
frames, by direct stiffness method.22
L: 45 +T: 15     TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Bhavikatti, S S, “Structural Analysis”, Vol.1 and 2, Vikas Publishing House Pvt Ltd., New
Delhi-4, 2003.
2. B.C.Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain & Arun Kumar Jain,  “Theory of structures” –   Laxmi
Publications, New Delhi, 1999.
REFERENCES:
1. William Weaver, Jr & James M.Gere,  “Matrix analysis of framed structures”, CBS
Publishers & Distributors, Delhi, 1995
2. Vaidyanathan,R  &Perumal,P, “Structural Analysis”  Vol.1  &  2 Laxmi  Publications, New
Delhi,2004
3. Ashok K.Jain, “Advanced Structural Analysis”, Nem Chand & Sons, 1996
4. Pandit G.S. and Gupta S.P., “Structural Analysis – A Matrix Approach”, Tata McGraw Hill
Publishing Company Ltd., 2006
5. Reddy .C.S , “Basic Structural Analysis”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, 2005
CE 9302 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES                         L   T   P    C
3   0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the design of Component and structure using steel and timber material subjected to
external loading.
UNIT I SECTIONS AND JOINTS                                                           12
Types of steel structures – Properties of rolled steel sections and Light gauge steel sections –
Allowable Stresses as per IS code - Riveted and bolted  connections – Failures of joints  –
Single and multiple riveted lap and butt joints under axial and eccentric loading – Strength of
fillet and butt welded joints – Design of riveted and welded joints.
UNIT II TENSION MEMBERS                                     8
Design of simple and built-up members subjected to tension  –Effective area of angles
connected to gussets.
UNIT III COMPRESSION MEMBERS                            8
Maximum slenderness ratio of various compression members  – IS code provision for
compression members  – Design of simple and built-up compression members with lacings
and battens – Design of column bases.
UNIT IV BEAMS                                                 11
Design of simple beams based on strength and stiffness as per IS code – Design of built – up
beams and curtailment of flange plates –Flange splice and web splice- Design of plate girder
and stiffeners.23
UNIT V TIMBER                   6
Study of properties and strength of natural and laminated timber  – Allowable stresses in
compression, tension and flexure as per IS Code  – Types of joints with nails and bolts  –
Design of simple compression members as per IS code– Design of beams for strength and
stiffness as per IS code.
TOTAL :  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Ram Chandra , Design of  Steel Structures, Vol. I, Standard Book house, New Delhi,
1992.
2. Vazirani  V.N. and Ratwani M.M., Steel Structures and Timber Structures, Khanna
Publishers, New Delhi, 1995.
3. Punmia.B.C., Ashok Kumar Jain, Anand Kumar Jain, “Comprehensive Design of Steel
Structures” Lakxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd., 1998.
REFERENCES:
1. Kazimi S.M.A and Jindal R.S., Design of Steel Structures, Prentice-Hall of India (P) Ltd.,
New Delhi, 1990.
2. Ramamrutham S., Design of Steel, Timber and Masonry Structures, Dhanpat Rai and
Sons, New Delhi, 1989.
3. Narayanan.R et al., Teaching Resource on Structural Steel Design, INSDAG, Ministry of
Steel Publications, 2002.
4. Duggal.S.K “ Design of  Steel Structures” Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, 2005
CE 9303 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING                           L  T   P    C
3  0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To impart knowledge on common method of sub soil investigation and design of foundations.
At the end of this course student acquires the capacity to investigate the soil condition and to
select and design a suitable foundation.
UNIT I SITE INVESTIGATION AND SELECTION OF FOUNDATION                  9
Scope and objectives  – Methods of exploration – auguring and boring – Wash boring and
rotary drilling  – Depth of boring  – Spacing of bore hole  – Sampling techniques   –
Representative and undisturbed sampling methods - Split spoon sampler, Thin wall sampler,
Stationery piston sampler – Bore log report – Samples Penetration Tests (SPT and SCPT) –
Data interpretation - strength parameters and liquefaction potential - Selection of foundation
based on soil conditions.
UNIT II SHALLOW FOUNDATION                                 9
Introduction  – Location and depth of foundation  – Codal provisions  – bearing capacity of
shallow foundation on homogeneous deposits – Terzaghi’s formula and BIS formula – factors
affecting bearing capacity – problems – Bearing capacity from in-situ tests (SPT, SCPT and
plate load) – Allowable bearing pressure  – Seismic considerations in bearing capacity
evaluation.  Determination of Settlement of foundations on granular and clay deposits – Total
and differential settlement – Allowable settlements – Codal provision – Methods of minimizing
total and differential settlements.24
UNIT III FOOTINGS AND RAFTS                    9
Types of foundation – Contact pressure distribution below footings and raft:  Isolated footing –
Combined footings  – Types and proportioning  – Mat foundation  – Types  – Applications  –
Proportioning – Floating foundation – Seismic force consideration – Codal Provision.
UNIT IV PILE FOUNDATION                  9
Types of piles and their function – Factors influencing the selection of pile – Carrying capacity
of single  pile in granular and cohesive soil – static formula – dynamic formulae (Engineering
news and Hileys) – Capacity from insitu tests (SPT and SCPT) – Negative skin friction – uplift
capacity- Group capacity by different methods (Feld’s rule, Converse – Labarre formula and
block failure criterion) – Settlement of pile groups – Interpretation of pile load test (routine test
only)  – Underreamed piles – Capacity under compression and uplift.
UNIT V RETAINING WALLS                     9
Plastic equilibrium in soils – active and passive states – Rankine’s theory – cohesionless and
cohesive soil – Coulomb’s wedge theory – Condition for critical failure plane – Earth pressure
on retaining walls of simple configurations – Culmann Graphical method  – pressure on the
wall due to line load – Stability analysis of retaining walls.
   TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Murthy, V.N.S, “Textbook of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering”, CBS Publishers
and Distributors, New Delhi, 2007.
2. Gopal Ranjan and Rao, A.S.R., “Basic and Applied Soil Mechanics”, Wiley Eastern Ltd.
New Delhi (India), 2000.
3. Arora, K.R., “Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering”,  Standard Publishers  and
Distributors, New Delhi, 2002.
4. Varghese, P.C., Foundation Engineering, Prentice Hall of India (P) Ltd, New Delhi, 2005.
REFERENCES:
1. Das, B.M. “Principles of Foundation Engineering” (Fifth edition), Thomson Books, 2003.
2. Swamisaran, “Analysis and Design of Structures  – Limit state Design”, Oxford IBH
Publishing Co.Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi, 2005.
3. Kaniraj, S.R., “Design aids in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering”, Tata McGraw
Hill publishing company Ltd., New Delhi, 2002.
4. Bowles, J.E., “Foundation analysis and design”, McGraw Hill, 1994.
5. Punmia, B.C., Soil Mechanics and Foundations”, Laxmi Publications Pvt.Ltd. New Delhi,
1995.
6. Venkatramaiah, C., “Geotechnical Engineering”, New Age International Publishers, New
Delhi, 2007 (Reprint).   25
CE 9304 WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING                 L  T   P    C
                                                                                                                                 3  0   0  3
OBJECTIVE:
Principles and design of water treatment and distribution will be covered.  Relevant BIS codes
and GOI Manuals will be referred.
UNIT I SOURCES OF WATER                                 9
Public water supply system  – Planning, Objectives, Design period,  Population forecasting;
Water demand  – Sources of water and their characteristics, Surface and Groundwater  –
Impounding Reservoir  -Well hydraulics  – Development and selection of source  – Source
Water quality – Characterization – Drinking Water quality standards.
UNIT II CONVEYANCE FROM THE SOURCE                 9
Water supply – intake structures – Functions and drawings; Pipes and conduits for water  –
Pipe materials – Hydraulics of flow in pipes – Transmission main design- Laying, jointing and
testing of pipes  –appurtenances- Drawings;– Types and capacity of pumps  – Selection of
pumps and pipe materials.
UNIT III WATER TREATMENT                10
Objectives  – Unit operations and processes  – Principles, functions design and drawing of
flash mixers, flocculators, sedimentation tanks and sand filters; Disinfection –THM; Iron and
Manganese removal, Defluoridation  - Residue Management  – Corrosion Control;
Construction, Operation and Maintenance aspects-Layout and Hydraulic Profile of water
treatment plants.
UNIT IV ADVANCED WATER TREATMENT                  7
Water softening  - Desalination  -demineralization  – Adsorption  -Membrane Systems  -
Construction and Operation & Maintenance aspects – Recent advances.
UNIT V WATER DISTRIBUTION AND SUPPLY TO BUILDINGS                10
Requirements of water distribution  – Components  – Selection of pipes material  - Service
reservoirs – Functions and drawings – Network design – Economics – Computer applications
– (Analysis of distribution networks) – Appurtenances – operation and maintenance – Leak
detection.
Principles of design of water supply in buildings – House service connection – Fixtures and
fittings; Systems of plumbing and drawings of types of plumbing.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Garg, S.K., Environmental Engineering, Vol.I Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2005
2. Modi, P.N., Water Supply Engineering, Vol. I Standard Book House, New Delhi, 2005
3. Punmia, B.C., Ashok Jain and Arun jain, Water Supply Engineering, Laxmi Publications
(P) Ltd., New Delhi, 2005.
REFERENCES:
1. Manual on Water Supply and Treatment, CPHEEO, Ministry of Urban Development,
Government of India, New Delhi, 2003.
2.   Syed R.Qasim and Edward M.Motley Guang Zhu, Water Works Engineering Planning,
      Design and Operation, Prentice Hall of India Private Limited, New Delhi, 2006.26
CE 9305 HIGHWAY ENGINEERING                                        L T   P   C
  3  0    0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To give an overview / basis of highway engineering with respect to the development, planning,
design, construction and maintenance of highways.
                         
UNIT I HIGHWAY PLANNING AND ALIGNMENT                              8
History of road development in India – Classification of highways – Institutions for Highway
planning, design and implementation at different levels  – factors influencing highway
alignment  – Engineering surveys for alignment, objectives, conventional and modern
methods.
UNIT II GEOMETRIC DESIGN OF HIGHWAYS INCLUDING HILL ROADS               10
Typical cross sections of Urban and Rural roads  – Lateral and vertical clearance at
underpasses  – Cross sectional elements  – Horizontal curves, super elevation, transition
curves, widening of curves – Sight distances – Vertical curves, gradients, hairpin bends – IRC
standards
UNIT IIII DESIGN FLEXIBLE AND RIGID PAVEMENTS                               9
Design principles – pavement components and their role - Design practice for flexible and rigid
pavements, (IRC methods only).                                                                            
UNIT IV HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, EQUIPMENTS AND PRACTICE 8                                          
Highway construction materials, properties, testing methods – Construction practice including
modern methods, concrete road constructions (problem not included) - Highway drainage –
Special considerations for hilly roads.
UNIT V EVALUATION AND MAINTENANCE OF PAVEMENTS                10
Pavement distress in flexible and rigid pavement – Pavement evaluation, roughness, present
serviceability index, skid resistance, structural evaluation, evaluation by deflection
measurements – Strengthening of pavements –Types of maintenance – IRC standards
                   
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Khanna.K and Justo. C.E.G., Highway Engineering, Khanna Publishers, Roorkee,1994.
2. Kadiyali.L.R., Principles and practice of Highway Engineering, Khanna Technical    
Publications, Delhi, 1997.
3. Indian Road Congress (IRC), Guidelines and Special Publications of Planning and Design.
                                                                                                                   
REFERENCES:
1. Blunden W.R and J.A Black, The Land Use Transport Systems, Pergamon Press, 1994.
2. Vazirani, V.N and S.P.Chandola, Transportation Engineering, Vol.1. Khanna Publishers,
Delhi, 1999
3. Clarkson.H Oglesby and R.Gary Hicks, Highway Engineering, John Wileysons , 1992
4. Arora.N.L. Transportation Engineering, New India Publishing Home, 1996.
5. Sharma.S.K Principles , Practices and Design of Highway Engineering, S.Chand and
Company Ltd.,1995
6. O’Flaherty.C.A Highways, Butterworth – Heinemann, Oxford,  200627
CE 9306   HYDROLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING            L  T   P   C
3   0    0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To make students understand the various hydrological processes, estimate the surface and
groundwater resources of a drainage basin and to estimate the hydrologic extremes i.e. floods
and droughts and their management.
UNIT I HYDROLOGIC PROCESSES                              9
Introduction  – Hydrometeorology  - Hydrologic cycle  - Precipitation and its types  -
measurements - evaporation, evapotranspiration, infiltration and other abstractions.
UNIT II SURFACE RUNOFF                              9
Drainage basins  – hydrologic losses and rainfall excess  – hydrograph analysis  – unit
hydrograph  – S-curve Synthetic unit hydrograph  – Rainfall-runoff models  - SCS method  –
stream flow measurements.
UNIT III GROUNDWATER                                  9
Groundwater concepts – properties and types of aquifer – saturated flow – steady state one
dimensional flow – steady state well hydraulics – unsteady groundwater flow – Theis method
and Jacobs method –  Ground Water Estimation by GEC norms - geophysical exploration -
sea water intrusion.
UNIT IV RESERVOIR PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT                               9
Single and multipurpose projects – dams – types – fixation of storage capacity – Strategies for
reservoir operation – reservoir sedimentation.
UNIT V FLOODS AND DROUGHTS                 9
Definition of floods and droughts – frequency analysis – flood control measures – Inter basin
water transfer – drought indices - drought prone area programme – artificial recharge – rain
water harvesting.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Subramanya .K. Engineering Hydrology, Tata McGraw Hill, 2003.
2. Raghunath .H.M., Hydrology, Wiley Eastern Ltd., 2004.
REFERENCES:
1. Linsley, R.K. and Franzini, J.B., Water Resources Engineering, McGraw Hill International
Book Company, 2000
2. Ven Te Chow, Maidment, D.R. and Mays, L.W., Applied Hydrology, McGraw Hill
International Book Company, 1998.
3.  Todd.D.K., Ground Water Hydrology John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2000.28
CE 9307   SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY              L  T   P    C
0   0  4     2
OBJECTIVE:
At the end of the course student attains adequate knowledge in assessing both Physical and
Engineering properties of soils through laboratory testing procedures.
LIST OF EXPERIMENTS:
1. Specific gravity of soil solids
2. Grain size distribution – Sieve analysis
3. Grain size distribution - Hydrometer analysis
4. Liquid limit and Plastic limit tests
5. Shrinkage limit and Differential free swell tests
6. Field density Test ( Sand replacement method)
7. Determination of moisture – density relationship using standard Proctor compaction test.
8. Permeability determination (constant head and falling head methods)
9. Direct shear test in cohesionless soil
10. Unconfined compression test in cohesive soil
11. Tri-axial compression test in cohesionless soil (Demonstration only)
12. Laboratory Vane Shear test in cohesive soil
13. One dimensional consolidation test (Determination of co-efficient of consolidation only)
TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
REFERENCES:
1. Saibaba Reddy, E. Ramasastri, K. Measurement of Engineering Properties of Soils”, New
age International (P) Ltd, Publishers, New Delhi, 2002.
2. “Soil Engineering Laboratory Instruction Manual”, Published by the Engineering College    
Co-operative Society, Chennai, 1996.
3. Lambe T.W., Soil Testing for Engineers”, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1990.
4. I.S. Code of Practice (2720): Relevant Parts, as amended from time to time.
CE 9308   HIGHWAY ENGINEERING LABORATORY                   L T  P  C
0   0  4 2
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the principles and procedures of testing of highway materials
I. TESTS ON BITUMEN
1. Penetration
2. Softening Point
3. Ductility
4. Viscosity
5. Elastic Recovery
6. Storage Stability29
II. TESTS ON AGGREGATES
1. Stripping
2. Soundness
3. Proportioning of Aggregates
4. Water Absorption
III. TESTS ON BITUMINOUS MIXES
1. Determination of Binder Content
2. Marshall Stability and Flow values
3. Specific Gravity
4. Density
TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
REFERENCES:
1. Methods for testing tar and bituminous materials , IS 1201  – 1978 to IS 1220  – 1978,
Bureau of Indian Standards
2. Methods of test for aggregates, IS 2386 – 1978, Bureau of Indian Standards
3. Mix Design Methods Asphalt Institute Manual Series No. 2, Sixth Edition 1997, Lexington,
KY, USA.
GE 9371   COMMUNICATION SKILLS AND SOFT SKILLS LAB          L  T   P   C
0   0    2   1
OBJECTIVES:
 To equip students of engineering and technology with effective speaking and listening
skills in English.
 To help them develop their soft skills and interpersonal skills, which will make the
transition from college to workplace smoother and help them excel in their jobs.
 To enhance the performance of students at Placement Interviews, Group Discussions and
other recruitment exercises.
A.   Viewing and discussing audio-visual materials
                                                                                                     
1. Resume / Report Preparation / Letter Writing: 2
Letter writing – Job application with Resume - Project report - Email etiquette.
2. Presentation skills: 1
Elements of effective presentation  – Structure of presentation  - Presentation tools  – Body
language.
3. Soft Skills: 1
         
Time management – Stress management – Assertiveness – Negotiation strategies. 30
4. Group Discussion: 1
Group discussion as part of selection process, Structure of group discussion – Strategies in
group discussion – Mock group discussions.
5. Interview Skills: 1
Kinds of interviews – Interview techniques – Corporate culture – Mock interviews. (Career Lab
Software may be used for this section).
NOTE: Career Lab software may be used to learn the skills, to be applied in the practice
session.
B.   PRACTICE SESSION:                                                                            
1. Resume / Report Preparation / Letter writing: Students prepare their own resume and
report. 4
2. Presentation Skills: Students make presentations on given topics. 8
3. Group Discussion: Students participate in group discussions. 6
4. Interview Skills: Students participate in Mock  Interviews 6
TOTAL:  30 PERIODS
REFERENCES:
1. Anderson, P.V, Technical Communication, Thomson Wadsworth, Sixth Edition, New Delhi,
2007.
2. Prakash P, Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Macmillan India Ltd., Second Edition, New
Delhi, 2004.
3. John Seely, The Oxford Guide to Writing and Speaking, Oxford University Press, New
Delhi, 2004.
4. David Evans, Decisionmaker, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
5. Thorpe, E  and Thorpe, S Objective English, Pearson Education,
      Second Edition, New Delhi, 2007.
6. Turton, N.D and Heaton, J.B, Dictionary of Common Errors, Addision Wesley Longman
Ltd., Indian reprint, 1998.31
CE 9351                               STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS-II                 L  T   P    C
3   1   0  4
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the influence lines and its uses in various applications like bridges, arches.  Also to
learn Plastic analysis of beams and rigid frames.
UNIT I MOVING LOADS AND INFLUENCE LINES                                   12
Influence lines for reactions in statically determinate structures – influence lines for member
forces in pin jointed frames – Influence lines for shear force and bending moment in beam
sections – Calculation of critical stress resultants due to concentrated and distributed moving
loads.
UNIT II INFLUENCE LINES FOR INDETERMINATE STRUCTURES                12
Muller Breslau’s principle – Application of Muller Breslau’s principle to determinate beams and
continuous beams.
UNIT III ARCHES                            12
Arches structural forms – Examples of arch structures – Types of arches – Analysis of three
hinged, two hinged and fixed arches parabolic and circular arches  – Settlement and
temperature effects
UNIT IV SUSPENSION BRIDGES AND SPACE TRUSSES                                      12
Analysis of suspension bridges – Unstiffened cables and cables with three hinged stiffening
girders – Influence lines for three hinged stiffening girders. Introduction to analysis of space
trusses using method of tension coefficients – Beams curved in plan.
UNIT V PLASTIC ANALYSIS                           12
Statically indeterminate structures – Beams in pure bending – Plastic moment of resistance –
Plastic modulus  – Shape factor  – Load factor  – Plastic hinge and mechanism. Static and
kinematic methods  – Upper and lower bound theorems  -Plastic analysis of indeterminate
beams and frames.
L: 45 + T: 15     TOTAL: 60 PERIODS  
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Bhavikatti, S S, Structural Analysis  Vol.1 and 2, Vikas Publishing House Pvt Ltd., New
Delhi-4, 2003.
2. B.C.Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain & Arun Kumar Jain, Theory  of structures  – Laxmi
Publications, New Delhi, 2004.
3. Vaidyanathan, R and Perumal, P, Structural Analysis  Vol.1 and 2 Laxmi Publications, New
Delhi, 2004
REFERENCES:
1. Jain A.K. and Arya A.S., Structural Analysis, Vol.II, Nemchand Publishers, Roorkee, 1996
2. Ashok K.Jain, “Advanced Structural Analysis”, Nem Chand & Bros, 1996
3. Reddy C.S., “Basic Structural Analysis”. Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., 2002.
4. Harry H West, “Fundamentals of  Structural Analysis ” John Wiley & sons Inc, 2002
5. Timoshenko S.P, “Theory of Structures”, McGraw Hill Publishing Intl Ltd, 1965     32
CE 9352 IRRIGATION ENGINEERING         L  T   P    C
                                                                                                                                   3   0   2    4
OBJECTIVE:
To introduce the student to the concept of soil  – Plant characteristics and their water
requirements. At the completion of the course the students should be able to understand the
necessity of planning an irrigation system to provide water at the right quantity and at right
time.
UNIT I IRRIGATION PRINCIPLES                                                                 10
Need for irrigation – Advantages and ill effects – Development of irrigation – National Water
Policy  – Tamil Nadu scenario  - Physical properties of soil that influence soil moisture
characteristics – Concept of soil water potential and its components: Gravitational, Pressure
and Osmotic- Retention of water in soils and concept of plant available water – Movement of
water into and within the soils – Measurement of soil moisture content and the matric tension
with which it its held
UNIT II IRRIGATION WATER REQUIREMENT AND CROPS                      8
Soil- Water-Plant relationship  - Water as a constituent of plant  – Soil-Plant-Atmosphere
continuum – Terminology in plant – Water relationships (Evapotranspiration, consumptive use
and crop factor) – Critical stages of crop growth for water requirement – Analysis of crop water
demand: basic concepts and estimation
UNIT III IRRIGATION SYSTEM COMPONENTS                                                   11
Components of irrigation network; Diversion headworks, Canal regulators, Canal drop, canal
cross drainage works, Canal outlets, - Functions of the above components – Canal lining -
Supply of irrigation water: Duty, Delta and Base period – Concepts of Kennedy’s and Lacey’s
formulae
UNIT IV FIELD TECHNIQUES                                                                                        8
Field Measurements, Land leveling and drainage  – Irrigation methods:  relative merits and
limitations – Evaluation of irrigation methods –Irrigation water quality - Irrigablity of soils and
the irrigation related degradation of soil resource (such as water logging, salinity and sodicity)
UNIT V IRRIGATION WATER MANAGEMENT                                                          8
Need for interdisciplinary approach  – Irrigation beneficiaries - Irrigation Efficiency- Irrigation
scheduling concepts  – methods of irrigation scheduling  – On farm development works  -
Participatory approach: farmer’s organization and turn over  – Water Users Association  –
Economical aspects of irrigation
UNIT VI DESIGN AND DRAWING OF IRRIGATION STRUCTURES (FOR INTERNAL                          
                        EVALUATION)                          30
Design of Tank Surplus Weir – Tank Sluice with a Tower Head – Direct Sluice taking off from
a main canal – Canal Drop with Notch Type – Regulators across the canal – Profile of Gravity
Dam using AutoCAD – Design of Cross Drainage work: Syphon Aqueduct (Type III)
      L: 45 + P: 30  TOTAL: 75 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Micheal, A. M., Irrigation – Theory and Practice, Vikas Publishing House, New Selhi, 1990.
2. Sharma, R. K., Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures, Oxford and IBH Publishing
Company, New Delhi, 1994.
3. Dilip Kumar Mujumdar, Irrigation Water Management – Principals and Practice, Prentice
Hall of India, New Delhi, 2000.33
REFERENCES:
1. Sathyanarayana Murthy, Water Resources: Engineering Principles and Practices, New
Age Publishers, New Delhi, 1997.
2. Wynn R. Walker and Gaylord V. Skogerboe, Surface Irrigation: Theory and Practice,
Prentice Hall, Englewood, New Jersey, 1987.
CE 9353 DESIGN OF REINFORCED CEMENT CONCRETE AND          L  T   P    C
                                            MASONRY  STRUCTURES                                         3    0    0  3
OBJECTIVE:
To introduce the various philosophies of R.C. design and to study in detail the limit state
design of structural elements such as beams, columns and footings
UNIT I DESIGN CONCEPTS AND ELASTIC DESIGN OF BEAMS                10
Concept of elastic method, ultimate load method and limit state method – Advantages of Limit
State method over other methods – Limit State philosophy as detailed in current IS Code.
Design of rectangular beam section by elastic method.
UNIT II LIMIT STATE DESIGN OF BEAMS                                      10
Design of singly and doubly reinforced rectangular and flanged beams – use of design aids for
flexure – Behaviour of R.C. beams in shear and torsion – Shear and torsional reinforcement –
Limit State design of R.C. members for combined bending, shear and torsion – Use of design
aids. Design requirement for bond and anchorage as per IS code. Serviceability requirements.
UNIT III LIMIT STATE DESIGN OF SLABS                                                    10
Behaviour of one way and two way slabs –– design of one way simply supported, cantilever
and continuous slabs. Design of two-way slabs for various edge conditions. Types of
staircases - design of dog-legged staircase.
UNIT IV LIMIT STATE DESIGN OF COLUMNS AND FOOTING                             10
Types of columns – design of short columns for axial load,  combined axial load with uniaxial
and biaxial bending - use of design aids. Design of footing for masonry and reinforced walls –
design of axially and eccentrically loaded square and rectangular footings  – design of
combined rectangular footings for two columns only
UNIT V MASONRY MEMBERS                              5
Design of masonry walls, pillars and footings as per NBC and IS Codes.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Sinha, S.N. Reinforced Concrete Design, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company Ltd. 1996
2. Varghese, P.C., Limit State Design of Reinforced Concrete, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd.
2002
3. Unnikrishna Pillai  and Devdass Menon,  Reinforced Concrete Design,  Tata McGraw Hill
Publishing Company Ltd. 200234
REFERENCES:
1. Purushothaman, P. Reinforced Concrete Structural Elements,  Tata McGraw Hill
Publishing Co. Ltd. 1992
2. Krishna Raju N., Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures, CBS Publishers and
Distributors, Delhi 1995
CE 9354   WASTE WATER ENGINEERING                               L  T   P    C
3   0   0    3
OBJECTIVE:
Principles and design of Sewage Collection, Conveyance, treatment and disposal system will
be covered.  Relevant GIS codes and Government of India manual will be referred..
UNIT I PLANNING FOR SEWERAGE SYSTEMS                    9
Sources of wastewater generation – Effects – Estimation of sanitary sewage flow – Estimation
of storm runoff  – Factors affecting Characteristics and composition of sewage and their
significance – Effluent standards – Legislation requirements.
UNIT II SEWER NETWORK DESIGN                    9
Sewerage – Hydraulics of flow in sewers – Objectives – Design period - Design of sanitary
and storm sewers – Small bore systems - Computer applications – Laying, joining & testing of
sewers  – appurtenances  – Pumps  – selection of pumps and pipe Drainage  -.  Plumbing
System for Buildings – One pipe and two-pipe systems.
UNIT III PRIMARY TREATMENT OF SEWAGE                  9
Objective  – Unit Operation and Processes  – Selection of treatment processes  – Onsite
sanitation  - Septic tank, Grey water harvesting  – Primary treatment  – Principles, functions
design and drawing of screen, grit chambers and primary sedimentation tanks – Construction,
Operation and Maintenance aspects.
UNIT IV SECONDARY TREATMENT OF SEWAGE                                9
Objective – Selection of Treatment Methods – Principles, Functions, Design and Drawing of
Units  - Activated Sludge Process and Trickling filter, other treatment methods  – Oxidation
ditches, UASB – Waste Stabilization Ponds  – Reclamation and Reuse of sewage - Recent
Advances in Sewage Treatment  – Construction and Operation & Maintenance aspects  –
Layout and Hydraulic profile of treatment plants.
UNIT V DISPOSAL OF SEWAGE AND SLUDGE                   9
Standards for Disposal  - Methods  – dilution  – Self purification of surface water bodies  –
Oxygen sag curve – Land disposal – Sewage farming – Deep well injection – Soil dispersion
system. Sludge characterization – Thickening – Sludge digestion – Biogas recovery – Sludge
Conditioning and Dewatering – disposal – Advances in Sludge Treatment and disposal.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Garg, S.K., Environmental Engineering Vol. II, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2003.
2. Punmia, B.C., Jain, A.K., and Jain.A., Environmental Engineering, Vol.II, Lakshmi
      Publications, Newsletter, 2005.35
REFERENCES:
1. Manual on Sewerage and Sewage Treatment, CPHEEO, Ministry of Urban Development,
Government of India, New Delhi, 1997.
2. Metcalf and Eddy - Wastewater Engineering – Treatment and Reuse, Tata Mc.Graw-Hill
Company, New Delhi, 2003.
CE 9355   FUNDAMENTALS OF REMOTE SENSING AND GIS          L  T   P    C
3   0   2   4
OBJECTIVE:
To introduce the students to the basic concepts and principles of various components of
remote sensing. To provide an exposure to GIS and its practical applications in civil
engineering.
UNIT I EMR AND ITS INTERACTION WITH ATMOSPHERE  & EARTH MATERIAL  9                                                                                                                          
Definition of remote sensing and its components  – Electromagnetic spectrum – wavelength
regions important to remote sensing  – Wave theory, Particle theory, Stefan-Boltzman and
Wein’s Displacement Law  – Atmospheric scattering, absorption  – Atmospheric windows  –
spectral signature concepts  – typical spectral reflective characteristics of water, vegetation
and soil.
UNIT II PLATFORMS AND SENSORS                                                                9
Types of platforms – orbit types, Sun-synchronous and Geosynchronous – Passive and Active
sensors  – resolution concept  – Pay load description of important Earth Resources and
Meteorological satellites – Airborne and spaceborne TIR and microwave sensors.
UNIT III IMAGE INTERPRETATION AND ANALYSIS                              9
Types of Data Products  – types of image interpretation  – basic elements of image
interpretation - visual interpretation keys – Digital Image Processing – Pre-processing – image
enhancement techniques – multispectral image classification – Supervised and unsupervised.
UNIT IV GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM                                    9
Introduction – Maps – Definitions – Map projections – types of map projections – map analysis
– GIS definition – basic components of GIS – standard GIS softwares – Data type – Spatial
and non-spatial (attribute) data  – measurement scales  – Data Base Management Systems
(DBMS).
UNIT V DATA ENTRY, STORAGE AND ANALYSIS                     9
Data models  – vector and raster data  – data compression  – data input by digitization and
scanning – attribute data analysis – integrated data analysis  – Modeling in GIS – Highway
alignment studies – Land Information System.
  L: 45 + P: 30   TOTAL: 75 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Lillesand, T.M., Kiefer, R.W. and J.W.Chipman.,  Remote Sensing and Image
Interpretation. V Edn. John Willey and Sons (Asia) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 200436
2. Anji Reddy, M.,  Textbook of Remote Sensing and Geographical Information System.
Second edn. BS Publications, Hyderabad, 2001
3. Lo. C.P.and A.K.W.Yeung, Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems.
Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2002
4. Peter A.Burrough, Rachael A.McDonnell, Principles of GIS, Oxford University Press, 2000
5. Ian Heywood., An Introduction to GIS, Pearson Education Asia, 2000
CE 9356    COMPUTER AIDED STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING DRAWING       L T  P  C
0 0 4  2
OBJECTIVES:
To develop the ability to design steel and concrete structural  components and transfer the
design into drawings as per IS Codes
1. Design and Drawing of R.C.C. cantilever and  counter fort type retaining walls with
reinforcement details.
2. Design and Detailing of R.C slab and R.C. Tee Beam Bridge deck and
      reinforcement details
3. Design of circular, rectangular and intz type water tank – Reinforcement details Design of
R.C.C. circular and rectangular water tanks – ground – overhead - Reinforcement detail.
4. Design of plate girder – Twin girder deck type railway bridge – Through type and deck type
Highway bridges  – Truss girder bridges – Detailed drawing  – riveted  and welded
connections. Basic Structural Steel Connection Details – Design of Plate Girder – Detailed
Drawing – Design and Detailing of Steel Roof Truss.
5. Design of rectangular and hemispherical bottomed steel tank  – Staging riveted joints  -
Detailed Drawing.
6. Demonstration using modern soft ware
    TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Krishnaraju, “Structural Design & Drawing” (Concrete & Steel – Volume II and III) –CBS
Publishers, 2004.
2. B.C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain & Arun Kumar Jain, “Comprehensive Design of Steel
Structures” Laxmi Publications Pvt. Ltd., 2003.
REFERENCES:
1. Krishnamurthy, D., Structural Design and Drawing Vol.II, CBS, Publishers & Distributors,
Delhi, 1992
2. Krishnamurthy, D., Structural Design and Drawing Vol.III (Steel Structures), CBS,
Publishers & Distributors, Delhi, 199237
CE 9357   WATER AND WASTEWATER TESTING LABORATORY                L  T   P    C
0   0    4   2
OBJECTIVES:
Students should be conversant with the experimental procedures for quantitative estimation of
important environmental water quality parameters.
1. Suspended solids and Total Dissolved solids
2. Turbidity and Hardness
3. Flouride
4. TKN
5. Biochemical Oxygen Demand
6. Chemical Oxygen Demand
7. Most Probable Number
8. Chlorine demand
9. Optimum dosage (Jar) test
10. Sludge Volume Index (SVI)
11.Estimation of Mixed Liquor Suspended Solids
12.Settling Column Studies (Demonstration)
     TOTAL: 60 PERIODS
REFERENCE:
1. APHA, Standard methods for the examination of water and wastewater, 21
st
Edition,
Washington, 2005.
CE 9358 SURVEY CAMP            L  T   P   C
-    -    -   2
A Survey Camp for ten days during winter will be conducted to train the students to establish
horizontal control by Triangulation.
CE 9359 TECHNICAL SEMINAR                                   L  T   P   C
0    0   2  1
AIM:
To work on a specific technical topic in Civil Engineering and acquire the skill of written and
oral presentation. To acquire writing abilities for seminars and conferences.
SYLLABUS:
The students will work for three hours per week guided by a group of staff members. They will
be asked to talk on any topic of their choice and to engage in dialogue with the audience. A
brief copy on their talk also should be submitted. Similarly, the students will have to present a
seminar of not more than fifteen minutes on the technical topic. They should also answer the 38
queries on the topic. The students as the audience also should interact. Evaluation will be
based on the general and technical presentation and the report and also on the interaction
shown during the seminar.
CE 9401 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT                              L  T   P   C
3   0    0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To introduce the basic concepts of management needed for a Civil Engineer
UNIT I BASIC CONCEPTS IN MANAGEMENT                                   9
Types of business operations -Sole proprietorship – Partnership – Company – Public and
private sector enterprises / Joint ventures, collaborations.
Functions of Management -Principles of management  – Functions of management  –
Functions of a manager.
Production Management  -Planning  – scheduling  – procurement  – Inventory control  –
management tools – L.P. – PERT, CPM, etc.
UNIT II INTRODUCTION TO MARKETING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT          9
Market – Marketing, Segmentation, Positioning, Marketing Research, Market Planning, Scope
of financial management  – Cost accounting Vs Financial accounting, Appraisal of projects,
Investment decisions – concept of pay back.
UNIT III MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT                            9
Planning  – Identification, Procurement, Schedule and Cost control  – systems approach in
resource management – ABC analysis, VED analysis, FSN analysis, vendor rating evaluation,
buying versus leasing of equipment
UNIT IV HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT                    9
Scope and objectives of HRM – Man power policy and planning – Recruitment and selection –
Training performance appraisal – Wage policy and compensation systems – Company union
relationship and collective bargaining – Accidents – Absenteeism and turn over – Grievances /
conflicts – Identification and resolution.
UNIT V INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER APPLICATION (IN CONSTRUCTION  
MANAGEMENT)      9
Project identification-formulation-Preparation of detailed project report (DPR)-Planning  –
Scheduling and Resource analysis - Recording and operations- Project accounting, costing
and finance – usage of project management softwareTOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Konni, Donnel C.O., and Weighnrich, H., “Management” Eighth Edition, McGraw Hill
International Book Company, New York, 1997.
2. Philip Kotler, “Marketing Management”, Prentice-Hall of India, New Delhi, 1998.39
REFERENCES:
1. Momoria, “Personnel Management”, Himalaya Publishing Co., New Delhi, 1992.
2. Sharma, J.L., “Construction Management and Accounts”, Sathya Prakashan, New Delhi,
1994.
3. Srinath, L.S., “An Introduction to Project Management”, Tata McGraw Hill Publications,
New Delhi, 1995.
CE 9402   STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING        L  T   P   C
3   0    0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To provide a basic understanding of dynamic loading. Study the effect of earthquake loading
on the behaviour of structures. Understand the codal provisions to design the structures as
earthquake resistant.
UNIT I SINGLE DEGREE OF FREEDOM SYSTEMS                                  9
Formulation of equation of motion, Free and forced vibrations, Damping, Types of DampingDamped and undamped vibrations, Response to dynamic loading.
UNIT II MODAL ANALYSIS                              9
Free and forced vibration of undamped and damped MDOF systems. Equation of motions,
Evaluation of natural frequencies and modes, Eigen Values and Eigen Vectors
UNIT III INTRODUCTION TO EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING                              9
Elements of Engineering Seismology, Characteristics of Earthquake Engineering, Earthquake
History, Indian Seismicity.
UNIT IV BEHAVIOUR OF STRUCTURES AND SOIL                                 9
Performance of structures under past earthquakes, Lessons learnt from past earthquakes–
soil liquefaction - Soil – Structure- Interaction (SSI) effects.
UNIT V EARTHQUAKE RESISTANT DESIGN                              9
Concept of Earthquake Resistant Design, Provisions of Seismic Code IS 1893 (Part I),
Response Spectrum, Design Spectrum, Design of Buildings, Reinforcement Detailing,
Provisions of IS 13920.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Agarwal and Shrikhande,”Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures”, Prentice Hall of
India, 2007
2. Clough R.W, and Penzien J , Dynamics of Structures, Second Edition, Mc Graw  – Hill
International Edition, 1993
REFERENCES:
1. Mario Paz, Structural Dynamics  – Theory and Computations, Third Edition, CBS
publishers, 1990.40
2. Jaikrishna, A.R. Chandrasekaran and Brijesh Chandra, “Elements of Earthquake
Engineering”, South Asia Publishers, New Delhi.
3. Minoru Wakabayashi, “Design of Earthquake Resistant Buildings”, Mc Graw  – Hill Book
Company, New York, 1986
4. Humar J L “Dynamics of Structures”, Prentice Hall, 1990.
5. Anil K Chopra, “Dynamics of structures – Theory and applications to Earthquake
      Engineering”, Prentice Hall Inc., 2001.
6. C V R Moorthy, “Earthquake Tips”, NICEE, IIT Kanpur, 2004
CE 9403   GROUND IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES                           L   T   P    C
3    0    0    3
OBJECTIVE:
At the  end of the course student is expected to identify the problematic soil and suitable
suggest remedial measures to improve their behaviour.
UNIT I PROBLEMATIC SOIL AND IMPROVEMENT TECHNIQUES                         8
Role of ground improvement in foundation engineering – methods of ground improvement –
Geotechnical problems in alluvial, lateritic and black cotton soils – Selection of suitable ground
improvement techniques based on soil conditions.
              .
UNIT II DEWATEREING                                       10
Dewatering Techniques  - Well points  – Vacuum and electroosmotic methods  – Seepage
analysis for two  – dimensional flow for fully and partially penetrated slots in homogeneous
deposits (Simple cases only).
UNIT III INSITU TREATMENT OF COHESIONLESS AND COHESIVE SOILS    10
In-situ densification of cohesion-less soils and consolidation of cohesive soils: Dynamic
compaction Vibroflotation, Sand compaction piles and deep compaction. Consolidation:
Preloading with sand drains, and fabric drains, Stone columns and Lime piles-installation
techniques only  – relative merits of above methods and their limitations  - stabilization of
expansive soils.
UNIT IV EARTH REINFORCEMENT                                             9
Concept of reinforcement  – Types of reinforcement material  – Reinforced earth wall  –
Mechanism – simple design - applications of reinforced earth. Role of Geotextiles in filtration,
drainage, separation and road works.
UNIT V GROUT TECHNIQUES                                                       8
Types of grouts – Grouting equipments and machinery – injection methods – Grout monitoring
– stabilization with cement, lime and chemicals.
TOTAL:45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Purushothama Raj, P.,  Ground Improvement Techniques, Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd.,
New Delhi, 1999.
2. Koerner, R.M., Construction and Geotechnical Methods in Foundation Engineering,
McGraw Hill, 1994.41
REFERENCES:
1. Moseley, M.P., Ground Improvement, Blockie Academic and Professional, Chapman and
Hall, Glassgow, 1998.
2. Jones J.E.P. Earth Reinfocement and Soil Structure, Butterworths, London, 1985.
3. Winterkorn, H.F. and Fang, H.Y. “Foundation Engineering Hand Book”, Van Nostrand
Reinhold, 1994.
4. Das, B.M. – “Principles of Foundation Engineering” (Fifth edition),  Thomson Asia Pvt.Ltd.,
Singapore, 2003.
5. Coduto, D.P. “Geotechnical Engineering Principles and Practices”, Prentice Hall of India
Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi, 2002.
6. Koerner, R.M., Designing with Geosynthettics (Fourth Edition), Prentice Hall, New Jersey,
1999.
         
 
CE 9404 ESTIMATING, COSTING AND VALUATION ENGINEERING           L  T   P   C
3  0   0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To offer knowledge in estimation, tender practices, contract procedures, and valuation.  The
student will be able to prepare estimates, call for tenders and execute works.
UNIT I QUANTITY ESTIMATION                                                                   9
Philosophy – Purpose – Methods of estimation – Types of estimates – Approximate estimates
–Detailed estimate  – Estimation of quantities for buildings, roads, canals and hydraulic
structures using computer softwares.
UNIT II RATE ANALYSIS AND COSTING                            9                
Standard Data – Observed Data – Schedule of rates – Market rates – Assessment of Man
Hours and Machineries for common civil works  – Rate Analysis  – Cost Estimates using
Computer softwares
UNIT III SPECIFICATIONS AND TENDERS                             9
Specifications  – Detailed and general specifications  – Constructions  – Sources  – Types of
specifications – TTT Act 2000 – Tender notices – types – tender procedures – Drafting model
tenders , E-tendering-Digital signature certificates- Encrypting  -Decrypting – Reverse
auctions.
UNIT IV CONTRACTS                             9
Contract – Types of contracts – Formation of contract  – Contract conditions  – Contract for
labour, material, design, construction  – Drafting of contract documents based on IBRD /
MORTH Standard bidding documents  – Construction contracts  – Contract problems  –
Arbitration and legal requirements.
UNIT V VALUATION                                                                  9
Definitions – Various types of valuations – Valuation methods – Valuation of land – Buildings –
Valuation of plant and machineries.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. B.S.Patil, ‘Civil Engineering Contracts and Estimates’, University Press, 2006.
2. D.N. Banerjee, ‘Principles and Practices of Valuation’, V Edition, Estern Law House, 1998.42
REFERENCES:
1. Hand Book of Consolidated Data – 8/2000, Vol.1, TNPWD.
2. Tamil Nadu Transparencies in Tenders Act, 1998.
3. Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
4. Standard Bid Evaluation Form, Procurement of Good or Works, The World Bank, April
      1996.
5. Standard Data Book for Analysis and Rates, IRC, New Delhi, 2003.
CE 9405                         RAILWAYS AND AIRPORTS ENGINEERING                  L  T   P   C
3    0  0  3
OBJECTIVE:
To introduce the  students about the  various types of transport like Railways and airways,
planning and design principles of construction of railway track and airport terminals will be
covered with an exposure on standards
UNIT I RAILWAY PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION                  9
Route alignment surveys, modern methods – Elements of permanent way – Rails,  sleepers,
ballast, rail fixtures and fastenings, coning  of wheels, creep in rails, defects in rails  –
Geometric design of railway track, gradient, super elevation, widening of guage on curves                      
UNIT II RAILWAY STATION YARDS AND OPERATIONS                                         9
Planning and development of railway station yards,  –Turnouts, points and crossings  –
Signalling - Interlocking, track circuiting – Modern developments in railways, urban railways,
underground and  tube railways–Basic planning for MRTS and Suburban railways–Electric
traction                                                                                                    
UNIT III RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE                                       9
Earthwork – Stabilization of track on poor soil- Tunneling - Methods, drainage and ventilation
– Construction and maintenance of tracks  – uniguage  – Maintenance of rolling stocks and
signals                          
UNIT IV AIRPORT PLANNING                                                                                9
Airport site selection – Components of airports- Forecasting in aviation- Airport obstructions –
Zoning laws - Regional planning - Airport architecture - Airport lighting - Air traffic control aids              
UNIT V AIRPORT DESIGN                                                                                9
Runway orientation – Basic runway length – Corrections to basic runway length – geometric
design of runways – Layout of taxiway and terminal area- airport pavement design (flexible
pavement only).
                                                                                              TOTAL: 45 PERIODS                                                  
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Saxena Subhash, C. and Satyapal Arora, A Course in Railway Engineering, Dhanpat Rai
and Sons, Delhi, 1998.
2. Khanna.S.K. Arora.M.G and Jain.S.S, Airport Planning and Design, Nemachand and
Brothers, Roorkee, 1994.43
REFERENCES:
1. Vazirani.V.N. and Chandola.S.P., Transportation Engineering-Vol.1, Khanna Technical
Publications, New Delhi, 1991.
2. Shahini.P., Airport Technique, New Delhi
3. Priyani.V.B., Highway and Airport Engineering, Charotar Book Stall, 1994.
4. Rangwala.P.S, Railway Engineering, Charotar Publishing House, 1995.
5. Rangwala.P.S, Airport Engineering, Charotar Publishing House, 1996.
6. Agarwal.M.M., Indian Railway Track, New Delhi
CE 9406                          ARCHITECTURE AND TOWN PLANNING                      L  T   P   C
3    0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To provide the basic knowledge on the principles of design of buildings relating to the
environment and climate.
UNIT I ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN                  8
Architectural Design – an analysis – integration of function and aesthetics  – Introduction to
basic elements and principles of design.
UNIT II SITE PLANNING                 9
Surveys – Site analysis – Development Control – Layout regulations- Layout design concepts.
UNIT III BUILDING TYPES                           12
Residential, institutional, commercial and Industrial – Application of anthropometry and space
standards-Inter relationships of functions – Safety standards – Building rules and regulations –
Integration of building services – Interior design.
UNIT IV CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIVE DESIGN                 8
Man and environment interaction- Factors that determine climate – Characteristics of climate
types  – Design for various climate types  – Passive and active energy controls  – Green
building concept
   
UNIT V TOWN PLANNING                  8
Planning  – Definition, concepts and processes- Urban planning standards and zoning
regulations- Urban renewal – Conservation – Principles of Landscape design
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
REFERENCES:
1. Francis D.K. Ching, “Architecture: Form, Space and Order”, VNR, N.Y., 1999.
2. Givoni B., “Man Climate and Architecture”, Applied Science, Barking ESSEX, 1982.
3. Edward D.Mills, “Planning and Architects Handbook”, Butterworth, London, 1995.
4. Gallian B.Arthur and Simon Eisner, “The Urban Pattern – City Planning and Design”,
Affiliated Press Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 1995.
5.   Margaret Robert, “An Introduction to Town Planning Techniques”, Hutchinson,
      London, 1990.44
CE 9407                                     PRACTICAL TRAINING                                      L  T   P   C
0   0    0   2
OBJECTIVE:
To train the students in field work so as to have a first hand knowledge of practical problems
in carrying out engineering tasks. To develop skills in facing and solving the field problems.
SYLLABUS:
The students individually undertake training in reputed civil engineering companies for the
specified duration. At the end of the training, a report on the work done will be prepared and
presented. The students will be evaluated through a viva-voce examination by a team of
internal staff.
CE 9451                                      PROJECT WORK                                                   L  T   P   C
0   0  12  6
OBJECTIVE:
To develop the ability to solve a specific problem right from its identification and literature
review till the successful solution of the same.  To train the students in preparing project
reports and to face reviews and viva voce examination.
SYLLABUS:
The student works on a topic approved by the head of the department under the guidance of a
faculty member and prepares a comprehensive project report after completing the work to the
satisfaction of the supervisor. The student will be evaluated based on the report and the viva
voce examination by a team of examiners including one external examiner.
                           
CE 9021                                           BRIDGE STRUCTURES                           L T P C
3  0 0  3
OBJECTIVE:
To impart exposure on various aspects of structural design of common types of steel and
concrete bridges.
UNIT I  HIGHWAY STEEL BRIDGES                              8
Design of through type steel highway bridges for IRC loading  – Design of stringers, cross
girders and main girders  – Design of deck type steel highway bridges for IRC loading  –
Design of main girders – Design of pratt type truss girder highway bridges  – Design of top
chord, bottom chord, web members – Effect of repeated loading.
UNIT II RAILWAY STEEL BRIDGES                             7
Design of plate girder railway bridges for railway loading – Wind effects – Design of web and
flange plates – Vertical and horizontal stiffeners – Web and flange splicing.45
UNIT III REINFORCED CONCRETE BRIDGES                                15
Types of Bridges - Design of solid slab bridges for IRC loading  - Design of kerb – Design of
tee beam bridges – Design of panel and cantilever for IRC loading – Design of tee beams -
Courbon’s theory – Pigeaud’s curves – Design of balanced cantilever bridges – Deck slab –
Main girder – Design of cantilever – Design of articulation
UNIT IV AQUEDUCTS AND BOX CULVERTS                 6
Design of    Aqueducts  and   Syphon  Aqueducts   –  Design of   Box   Culverts.
UNIT V PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BRIDGES                              9
Design of prestressed concrete bridges  – Preliminary dimensions  – Flexural and torsional
parameters – Courbon’s theory – Distribution coefficient by exact analysis – Design of girder
section – Maximum and minimum prestressing forces – Eccentricity – Live load and dead load
shear forces  – Cable zone in girder  – Check for stresses at various sections  – Check for
diagonal tension – Diaphragms – End block – Short term and long term deflections.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Johnson Victor, D., Essentials of Bridge Engineering, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co., New
Delhi 1995
2. Ponnuswamy S., Bridge Engineering, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1996.
3. Phatak D.R., Bridge Engineering, Satya Prakashan, New Delhi, 1990.
REFERENCE:
1. Dr.B.C.Punmia, Ashok Kumar, Jain and Arun Kumar Jain, R.C.C. Designs, Laxmi
Publications (P) Ltd., New Delhi, 1998
CE 9022   PREFABRICATED STRUCTURES                             L  T   P   C
3   0  0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the design prefabricated structures
UNIT I INTRODUCTION                       10
Need for prefabrication - Principles - Materials - Modular co-ordination – Standardization –
Systems Production – Transportation – Erection.
UNIT II PREFABRICATED COMPONENTS                            10
Behaviour of structural components – Large panel constructions – Construction of   roof and
floor slabs Wall panels – Columns – Shear walls.
UNIT III DESIGN PRINCIPLES                       10
Disuniting of structures  – Design of cross section based on efficiency of material used  -
Problems in design because of joint flexibility – Allowance for joint deformation.46
UNIT IV JOINTS IN STRUCTURAL MEMBERS                        8
Joints for different structural connections – Dimensions and detailing – Design of   expansion
joints- Jointing Materials.
UNIT V DESIGN FOR ABNORMAL LOADS                       7
Progressive collapse – Codal provisions – Equivalent design loads for considering  abnormal
effects such as earthquakes, cyclones etc.,  - Importance of avoidance  of progressive
collapse.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Gerostiza C.Z., Hendrikson C. and Rehat D.R., Knowledge Based Process Planning for
Construction  and  Manufacturing, Academic Press Inc., 1989
2. Koncz T., Manual of Precast Concrete Construction, Vols. I, II and III, Bauverlag, GMBH,
1971.
3. Structural Design Manual, Precast Concrete Connection Details, Society for the   Studies
in the Use of Precast Concrete, Netherland Betor Verlag, 1978.
4. M.Levitt, “Precast Concrete Material, Manufacture, Properties and Usage” Applied Science
Publishers Ltd., 1982.
REFERENCES:
1. Building Materials and Components, CBRI, , India, 1990.
2. Glover C.W, “Structural Precast Concrete”, Asia Publishing House, 1965
CE 9023  COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN OF STRUCTURES                  L  T   P   C
3  0   0  3
OBJECTIVE:
The overall idea of implementing a computer aided design with advantages and demerits. The
software techniques in finite element analysis and the applications and optimize the structural
components.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION                              9
Fundamentals of CAD - Software requirements – Hardware components in  CAD system  –
Design process - Applications and benefits.
UNIT II COMPUTER GRAPHICS                               9
Graphic Software – Graphic primitives - Transformations - 2 Dimensional and 3Dimensional
transformations  – Concatenation  - Wire frame modeling and solid modeling  - Graphic
standards - Drafting packages – Auto CAD.
UNIT III STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS                              9
Fundamentals of finite element analysis  -   Concepts of finite elements  -    Principles of
structural analysis  – Stiffness matrix formulation  – Variational Method  – Weighted residual
method  – Problems  – Conditions of convergence of functions  – Analysis  packages and
applications.47
UNIT IV DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION                 9
Principles of design of steel and RC structures  -   Beams and Columns  - Application s to
simple design problems - Optimization techniques - Algorithms - Linear programming.
UNIT V EXPERT SYSTEMS                   9
Introduction to artificial intelligence - Knowledge based expert systems – Rules and decision
tables - Inference mechanisms - simple applications
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Groover M.P. and Zimmers E.W.Jr., “CAD / CAM, Computer Aided Design and
    Manufacturing”, Prentice Hall of India Ltd, New Delhi, 1984.
2. Krishnamoorthy C.S.  Rajeev, S. “Computer Aided Design”, Narosa Publishing House,
    New Delhi,1990.
REFERENCES:
1. Harrison H.B., Structural Analysis and Design, Part I and II Pergamon Prress, Oxford,
     1990.
2. Rao S.S., Optimisation Theory and Applications, Wiley Eastern Limited, New Delhi,1977
3. Richard Forsyth (Ed.), Expert System Principles and Case Studies, Chapman and Hall,
     London, 1989.
CE 9024   MAINTENANCE AND REHABILITATION OF STRUCTURES        L  T   P    C
3    0    0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To get the knowledge on quality of concrete, durability aspects, causes of deterioration,
assessment of distressed structures, repairing of structures and demolition procedures.
UNIT I MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR STRATEGIES                            8
Maintenance, repair and rehabilitation, Facets of Maintenance, importance of Maintenance
various aspects of Inspection, Assessment procedure for evaluating a damaged structure,
causes of deterioration.
UNIT II SERVICEABILITY AND DURABILITY OF CONCRETE                          12
Quality assurance for concrete construction concrete properties- strength, permeability,
thermal properties and cracking. -  Effects due to climate, temperature, chemicals, corrosion -
design and construction errors - Effects of cover thickness and cracking
UNIT III MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES FOR REPAIR                             15
Special concretes and mortar, concrete chemicals, special elements for accelerated strength
gain, Expansive cement, polymer concrete, sulphur infiltrated concrete, ferro cement, Fibre
reinforced concrete. Rust eliminators and polymers coating for rebars during repair, foamed
concrete, mortar and dry pack, vacuum concrete, Gunite and Shotcrete, Epoxy injection,
Mortar repair for cracks, shoring and underpinning. Methods of corrosion protection, corrosion
inhibitors, corrosion resistant steels, coatings and cathodic protection.48
UNIT IV REPAIRS, REHABILITATION AND RETROFITTING OF STRUCTURES        6
Repairs to overcome low member strength, Deflection, Cracking, Chemical disruption,
weathering corrosion, wear, fire, leakage and marine exposure.
UNIT V DEMOLITION TECHNIQUES                            4
Engineered demolition techniques for dilapidated structures - case studies
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Denison Campbell, Allen and Harold Roper, “Concrete Structures, Materials, Maintenance
and Repair”, Longman Scientific and Technical UK, 1991.
2. R.T.Allen and S.C. Edwards, “Repair of Concrete Structures”, Blakie and Sons, UK, 1987.
REFERENCES:
1. M.S.Shetty,  Concrete Technology  - Theory and Practice, S.Chand and Company, New
Delhi, 1992.
2. Santhakumar, A.R., Training Course notes on Damage Assessment and repair in Low
Cost Housing , "RHDC-NBO" Anna University, July 1992.
3. Raikar, R.N., Learning from failures - Deficiencies in Design, Construction and Service -
R&D Centre (SDCPL), Raikar Bhavan, Bombay, 1987.
4. N.Palaniappan, Estate Management, Anna Institute of Management, Chennai, 1992
5. Lakshmipathy, M.  Senthil.R, Lecture Notes of “Workshop on Repairs and Rehabilitation of
Structures", October 1999.49
CE 9025  STORAGE STRUCTURES                                         L  T   P    C
3  0    0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the design of water tank and other storage elements.
UNIT I STEEL WATER TANKS                                                           15
Design of rectangular riveted steel water tank – Tee covers – Plates – Stays – Longitudinal
and transverse beams – Design of Staging – Base plates – Foundation and anchor bolts –
Design of pressed steel water  tank  – Design of stays  – Joints  – Design of hemispherical
bottom water tank – Side plates – Bottom plates – Joints – Ring girder – Design of staging.
UNIT II CONCRETE WATER TANKS                   15
Design of circular tanks – Hinged and Fixed at the base IS method of calculating shear forces
and moments – Hoop tension – Design of intze tank – Dome – Ring girders – Conical dome –
Staging – Bracings – Design of rectangular tanks – Approximate method  and IS methods –
Design of under ground tanks – Design of base slab and side wall – Check for uplift.
UNIT III STEEL BUNKERS AND SILOS                             5
Design of Square bunker – Jansen’s and Airy’s theories – IS codal provisions – Design  of
side plates  – Stiffeners  – Hopper  – Longitudinal beams  – Design of cylindrical silo  – Side
plates – Ring girder – Stiffeners.
UNIT IV CONCRETE BUNKERS AND SILOS                                     5
Design of square bunker  – Side walls  – Hopper bottom  – Top and bottom edge beams  –
Design of Cylindrical silo wall portion – Design of conical hopper – Ring beam at junction.
UNIT V FOUNDATION                                                                      5
Design of various types of foundation like isolated, combined and raft foundation for a Water
tanks, Bunkers and Silo’s.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Rajagopalan K., Storage structures, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1989.
2. Krishna Raju N., Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design, CBS Publishers and Distributors,
New Delhi, 1988.
REFERENCES:
1. Ram Chandra and Virendra Gehlot, Design of Steel structures Vol – II Scientific Publishers
(India), Jodhpur, 2007
2. Anand .S. Arya and J.L. Ajmani, Design of Steel structures , Nemchand & Bros,
Roorkee,2007
3. B.C. Punmia, Ashokkumar Jain and Arunkumar Jain, RCC Designs, Laxmi Publications
(P) Ltd, New Delhi, 2006.50
CE 9026 DESIGN OF PLATE AND SHELL STRUCTURES                 L  T   P   C
3   0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the design of plate and shell structures
UNIT I THIN PLATES WITH SMALL DEFLECTION                                   10
Laterally loaded thin plates - Governing differential equation, various boundary conditions.
UNIT III RECTANGULAR PLATES                                                                 10
Simply supported rectangular plates - Navier solution and Levy's method – Loading.
UNIT III THIN SHELLS                             5
Classification of shells - Types of shells - Structural action.
UNIT IV ANALYSIS OF SHELLS                                   10
Shells of revolution  – Spherical dome, Conical shell and ellipsoid of revolution  – Shells of
translation – Cylindrical shell and Hyperbolic parabolid.
UNIT V DESIGN OF SHELLS                            10
Spherical dome, Conical shell and cylindrical shell.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Szilard, R., Theory and Analysis of Plates, Prentice Hall Inc., 1995
2. Timoshenko, S. and Krieger S.W., Theory of Plates and Shells, McGraw Hill, 1990.
3. Ramasamy, G.S., Design and Construction of Concrete Shells Roofs, CBS Publishers and
      Distributors,  New Delhi, 1996.
REFERENCES:
1. Billington D.P., Thin Shell Concrete Structures, McGraw Hill,1995
2. Chatterjee B.K., Theory and design of Concrete Shells, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co.,
      New Delhi, 1998.
CE 9027  PRESTRESSED CONCRETE STRUCTURES                    L   T   P    C
3    0    0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To understand the behaviour and performance of prestressed concrete structures. Compare
the behaviour of prestressed concrete members with that of the normal reinforced concrete
structures. Understand the performance of composite members. Finally to learn the design of
prestressed concrete structures.
UNIT I FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES     9
Basic concepts – Advantages – Materials required – Systems and methods of prestressing –
Analysis of sections – Stress concept – Strength concept – Load balancing concept – Effect of
loading on the tensile stresses in tendons 51
UNIT II BEHAVIOUR             9
Losses of prestress  – factors affecting the losses of prestress. Deflections of prestressed
concrete members - Factors influencing deflections –Effect on tendon profile on deflections.
Short term and long term – deflections
UNIT III DESIGN                      9
Flexural strength – Simplified procedures as per codes – strain compatibility method – Basic
concepts in selection of cross section for bending – stress distribution in end block, Design of
anchorage zone reinforcement  – Limit state design criteria  – Partial prestressing  –
Applications.
UNIT IV COMPOSITE CONSTRUCTION                 9
Analysis for stresses – Estimation of deflections – Flexural and shear strength of composite
members – Differential Shrinkage – Shrinkage induced stresses.
UNIT V SPECIAL STRUCTURES                                                     9
Prestressed concrete tanks, poles, sleepers. Prestressed concrete bridges - General aspects
– pretensioned prestressed bridge decks  – Post tensioned prestressed bridge decks  –
Advantages over R.C. bridges – Principles of design only
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Krishna Raju N., Prestressed concrete, Tata McGraw Hill Company, New Delhi, 1998.
2. N Rajagopal, Prestressed concrete, Second Edition, Narosa Publications, New Delhi,
      2007.
REFERENCES:
1. Mallic S.K. and Gupta A.P., Prestressed concrete, Oxford and IBH publishing Co.Pvt. Ltd.
1997.
2. Ramaswamy G.S., Modern prestressed concrete design, Arnold Heinimen, New Delhi,
1990.
3. Lin T.Y., Design of prestressed concrete structures, Asia Publishing House, Bombay 1995.
4. David A.Sheppard, William R. and Philips, Plant Cast precast and prestressed concrete –
A design guide, McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1992.52
CE 9028  INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURES                        L   T   P    C
3    0    0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To learn the layout design and functional aspects and designing the various industrial
elements.
UNIT I  PLANNING                                          9
Classification of industries and industrial structures  – General requirements of various
industries – Planning and layout of buildings and components.
UNIT II FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS                                         9
Lighting  – Ventilation  Lighting  – Illumination levels  – Characteristics of Good lighting  –
Principles of day lighting design  – Artificial lighting  – Ventilation  – Natural and Mechanical
Ventilation – Evaporate cooling design  – Measurement – Contaminant control – Installation
and Operation - Acoustics – Fire safety – Guidelines from factories act.
UNIT III DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES                                9  
Industrial roofs – Crane girders – Mills buildings – Chimney.
UNIT IV DESIGN OF R.C. STRUCTURES                                                             9
Silos and bunkers – Principles of Design of Chimney.
UNIT V PREFABRICATION                              9
Principles of prefabrication – Pretressed precast roof trusses
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Henn W., Buildings for industry, Vols. I and II, London  Hill Books, 1965.
2. “Course Notes on Modern Developments in the Design and Construction of Industrial
Structures”, Structural Engineering Research Centre, Madras, 1982.
REFERENCES:
1. Gray W.S., “Reinforced Concrete Water Towers, Banks, Silos and bunkers” Concrete
Publications Ltd., Ed.1, 1957.
2. Taylor C.P., Turter.L., “Reinforced Concrete Chimneys”, Concrete Publications Ltd., Ed.2,
1940.
3. Manohar.S.N., “Tall Chimneys; Design and Construction”, Tata McGraw Hill, Ed.1, 1985.
4. N.Krishnaraju, “Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design,CBS Publishers and Distributors,
New Delhi, 1986.
5. Ramchandra, “Design of Steel Structures’, Vol.2, Standard Book House, Delhi, 1984.53
CE 9029   TALL STRUCTURES                                       L  T   P   C
3   0    0  3
OBJECTIVE:
To provide an insight to the design of tall buildings. To enlighten the students on modern
techniques available for the analysis of tall buildings.
UNIT I DESIGN CRITERIA                                   8
Design Philosophy, Materials  – Modern concepts  – High Performance Concrete, Fibre
Reinforced Concrete, Light weight concrete, Self Compacting Concrete.
UNIT II LOADING                                         9
Gravity Loading – Dead load, Live load, Impact load, Construction load, Sequential loading.
Wind Loading – Static and Dynamic Approach, Analytical method, Wind Tunnel Experimental
methods. Earthquake Loading  – Equivalent lateral Load analysis, Response Spectrum
Method,  Combination of Loads,
UNIT III BEHAVIOUR OF STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS                            9
Factors affecting the growth, height and structural form, Behaviour of Braced frames, Rigid
Frames, in filled frames, Shear walls, Coupled Shear walls, Wall – Frames, Tubular, Outrigger
braced, Hybrid systems.
UNIT IV ANALYSIS                                10
Modeling for approximate analysis, Accurate analysis and reduction techniques, Analysis of
structures as an integral unit, Analysis for member forces, drift and twist. Computerized 3D
analysis, Evaluation of frequency of vibration of structures
UNIT V DESIGN OF TALL BUILDINGS                                   9
Design for differential movement, Creep and Shrinkage effects, Temperature Effects and Fire
Resistance.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Bryan Stafford Smith and Alex Coull, " Tall Building Structures ", Analysis and Design,
John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1991.
2. Taranath B.S, “Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings”, McGraw Hill, 1988
REFERENCES:
1. Coull, A. and Smith Staford, B. "Tall Buildings ", Pergamon Press, London, 1997.
2. LinT.Y.  and Burry D.Stotes, "Structural Concepts and Systems for Architects and
Engineers ", John Wiley, 1994.
3. Lynn S.Beedle, Advances in Tall Buildings, CBS Publishers and Distributors, Delhi, 1996.
4. Wolfgang  Schuler, “High Rise Building Structures”, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1976.54
CE 9030   WIND ENGINEERING                                    L  T   P    C
3   0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
The course introduces to the undergraduate students, the phenomena, governing equations
and the engineering problems associated with wind flow around various structures.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION TO WIND ENGINEERING                            9
Continuity and Navier-Stokes equations, atmospheric pressure and gradient wind, peak and
hourly mean wind speeds, wind energy and turbulence, spectral distribution and boundary
layer.                                                    
UNIT II AERODYNAMICS OF WIND LOADING                             9
Bluff bodies aerodynamics, ideal flow, separation, wake, vortex shedding flow past circular
and rectangular objects, Buffeting and ovalling, Galloping and flutter            
UNIT III MODELLING AND ANALYSIS                                9
Wind tunnel studies, types of wind tunnels, Modeling requirements, pressure, velocity,
turbulence and force measurements and related instrumentation, Wall effects, similarity laws,
Aero-elastic models
       
UNIT IV WIND ON STRUCTURES                      9
Chimneys, tall buildings, towers and bridges, Rigid and flexible structures, Analytical
procedures for along wind and across wind forces.                    
UNIT V DESIGN OF STRUCTURES UNDER WIND LOADING                         9
Applications to design, codal provisions, Design wind velocities, Wind resistant design by
Indian Codes and other International Codes of Practice, Case studies .
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1. Cook,N.J., The Designer’s Guide to Wind Loading of Building Structures, Butter worths,
1989.
REFERENCES:
1. Peter Sachs, Wind Forces in Engineering, Pergamon Press, New York, 1972.
2. Lawson,T.V., Wind Effects on Buildings, Vols. 1 & 2, Applied Science Publishers, London,
1980
3. Simiu.E., and Scanlan,R.H., Wind Effects on Structures: An Introduction to Wind
Engineering, John Wiley & Sons
4. Taranath,B.S., Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings, McGraw Hill, 1988.55
CE 9031   SMART MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES                           L  T   P    C
3    0    0   3
OBJECTIVE:
The course is designed to give an insight into the latest developments regarding smart
materials and their use in structures. This also deals with structures which can self adjust their
stiffness with load.
UNIT I PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS                  9
Piezoelectric Materials , Piezoelectric properties, Actuation of structural components, Shape
Memory Alloys, Constitutive modeling of the shape memory effect, vibration control,
Embedded actuators, Applications of shape memory alloys.
       
UNIT II ER AND MR FLUIDS                  9
Electrorheological and magnetorheological fluids, Mechanisms and Properties, Applications of
ER and MR fluids, Fiber Optics, Fiber characteristics, Fiber optic strain sensors, Applications
of optical fibers
     
UNIT III VIBRATION ABSORBERS                              9
Parallel damped vibration absorber, Gyroscopic vibration absorber, Active vibration, absorber,
Applications, Vibration Characteristics of mistuned systems, Analytical approach
     
UNIT IV CONTROL OF STRUCTURES                              9
Control modeling of structures, Control strategies and limitations, classification of control
systems, Classical control, Modern control, Optimal control and Digital control, Active
structures in practice.  
UNIT V BIOMIMETICS                          9
Characteristics of natural structures, Biomimetic structural design,  Biomimetic sensing,
Challenges and opportunities for Biomimetics, Chemical and biochemical sensing in structural
assessment, Absorptive chemical sensors, Spectroscopes
   
Total: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1. Srinivasan,A.V., and Michael McFarland.D., Smart Structures – Analysis and Design,
      Cambridge University Press, 2001.
REFERENCES:
1. Brian Culshaw, Smart Structures and Materials , Artech House, Boston,  1996
2. M.V.Gandhi and B.S.thompson, Smart Materials and Structures , Chapman and Hall 1992
3. Mel. M Schwartz,  Encyclopedia of Smart Materials, , John Wiley and Sons inc.  200256
CE 9032  FINITE ELEMENT TECHNIQUES                            L   T   P    C
3    0    0    3
OBJECTIVE:
The course is designed to provide an insight into the Finite Element Techniques for modeling
and analysis of structural systems.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION                                  9
Modelling- Continuum and Discrete Domains  – Boundary value problem  – Approximate
Solutions – Variational and Weighted Residual Formulations – Ritz formulation – Introduction
to finite domains and finite elements.
UNIT II ONE DIMENSIONAL PROBLEMS                                9
Generalised Coordinates- Interpolation and shape functions  – Bar and Truss elements-
Equation formulation  – Assembly  – Introduction of Boundary Conditions  – Penalty function
approach – Identification with matrix methods.
UNIT III TWO DIMENSIONAL AND BEAM ELEMENTS                             9
Minimum Potential Energy Theorems – Principle of virtual work – Generalised finite element
formulation  – Beam element  – Two dimensional elements  – Triangular and Rectangular
elements – Axisymmetric elements – Higher order elements.
UNIT IV ISO PARAMETRIC FORMULATION AND NUMERICAL INTEGRATION    9
Concept of Isoparametric elements – Working with shape functions – Numerical integration in
one and two dimensions.
UNIT V APPLICATIONS                               9
Plane stress and plane strain problems  – heat transfer problems  – Solution techniques,
Standard packages and their features.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. J.N.Reddy, “An Introduction to Finite Element Method”, McGraw-Hill, Intl. Student Edition,
1985.
2. S.S.Bhavikati, “Finite Element Analysis”, New Age International Publisheres, 2005
REFERENCES:
1. Zenkiewicz and Taylor , “The finite element method, Basic formulation and linear
problems”, Vol.1, 4/e, McGraw-Hill, Book Co.
2. S.S.Rao, “The Finite Element Method in Engineering”, Pergaman Press, 1989.
3. C.S.Desai and J.F.Abel, “Introduction to the Finite Element Method”, Affiliated East West
Press, 1972.
4. Lui G R and Quek S S, “The Finite Element Method”, MPG Books Ltd, Bodmin, Cornwall,
2003.
5. Chandrupatla T R and Belegundu A D, “Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering”,
Third Edition, prentice – Hall, 2006
6. Madhujit Mukhopadhyay and Abdul Hammed Sheik, “Matrix and finite element
     Analysis of Structures”, Area Books, 200457
CE 9033    GROUND WATER ENGINEERING                            L  T   P    C
3  0    0    3
OBJECTIVES:
 To introduce the student to the Principles of Groundwater governing equations and
characteristics of different aquifers.
 At the completion of the course the students should be able to understand the Techniques
of development and management of groundwater.
UNIT I HYDROGEOLOGICAL PARAMETERS                            10
Introduction – Water bearing Properties of Rock – Properties of aquifer – Transmissivity and
storage coefficient – Problems in Specific yield, Darcy’s law and permeability – Methods of
Estimation  – Ground water table fluctuation and its interpretations  – Type of aquifers  –
Groundwater development and Potential in India – GEC norms.
UNIT II WELL HYDRAULICS                     10
Objectives of Groundwater hydraulics  – Groundwater equation – steady state flow - Dupuit
Forchheimer assumption - Unsteady state flow - Thies method - Jacob method - Image well
theory – Partial penetrations of wells.
UNIT III GROUND WATER MANAGEMENT                  8
Need for Management Model  – Database for groundwater management  –groundwater
balance study – Introduction to Mathematical model – Conjunctive use – Collector well and
Infiltration gallery.
UNIT IV WATER QUALITY                 8
Ground water chemistry - Origin, movement and quality - Water   quality standards – Saline
intrusion –Environmental concern.
UNIT V GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION                  9
Artificial recharge techniques – Remediation of Saline intrusion–Ground water management
studies – Ground water Pollution and legislation.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Raghunath H.M., Ground Water Hydrology, Wiley Eastern Ltd., Second reprint, New Delhi,
1990.
2. Todd D.K., Ground Water Hydrology, John Wiley and Sons, New York, 2000.
REFERENCES:
1. Ramakrishnan S, Ground Water, Tamil Nadu, 1998.
2. Eagesen Peters S., Dynamic Hydrology, McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, 1970.58
CE 9034    WATER RESOURCES SYSTEMS                              L  T   P   C
          3   0 0   3
OBJECTIVES:
 To introduce the student to the concept of Mathematical approaches for managing the
water resources system.
 At the completion of the course the students should be able to apply an appropriate
system approach to optimally operate a water resource system.
UNIT I SYSTEM APPROACH                              7
Philosophy of modelling  – Goals and Objectives  – Basics of system analysis concept  –
scopes and steps in systems engineering.                                                            
UNIT II PHYSICAL AND SOCIO - ECONOMIC DATA                  6
Collection, evaluation and processing  – project appraisal  – public involvement, master
Comprehensive and integrated planning of water resources project.
UNIT III LINEAR PROGRAMMING                        10
Operation research an introduction - Problem Formulation-graphical solution- Simplex method
– Sensitivity analysis - simple applications                                            
UNIT IV DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING                                         11
Optimality criteria Stage coach problem  – Bellman’s optimality criteria Problem formulation
and Solution - simple applications                                                                          
UNIT V SIMULATIONS    11
Basic principles – Methodology and Philosophy – Model development – input and outputs –
Deterministic simulation - simple applications
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1. Vedula, S., and Majumdar, P.P., “Water Resources Systems – Modeling Techniques and
Analysis”, Tata McGraw Hill, 2005.
REFERENCES:
1. Chadurvedi M.C., “Water resource Systems Planning and Management”, Tata McGraw Hill
inc., New Delhi,1997
2. Goodman Aluvin s., “Principles of water resources Planning, “Prentice-Hall, India 1984.
3. Taha H.A., “Operation Research”, McMillan Publication Co., New York, 1995.
4. Maass A., Husfchimidt M.M., Dorfman R., ThomasH A., Marglin S.A and Fair G.M., “Design
of Water Resources System”, Hardward University Press, Cambridge, Mass.,1995.
5. Hall Warren, A., and John A.  Dracup.,  “Water Resources System Engineering”, Tata  
McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi, 199859
CE 9035     MATHEMATICAL MODELLING IN WATER                           L  T   P   C
                                     RESOURCES ENGINEERING                                  3    0  0   3
OBJECTIVES:
 To introduce the student to the concept of hydraulic, hydrology and ground water models
in management of Water Resources.
 At the completion of the course the students should be able to understand and build the
mathematical models for various problems in water resources management.
UNIT I  MATHEMATICAL MODELLING                             6
Role of models  in water resources engineering  – basic concept of model study- Planning
model - operational model- elements on hydraulic models- Elements of hydrologic models
UNIT II HYDRAULIC MODELS                              7
Over land flow- time of concentration- isochrone- time area diagram- hydraulic routingkinematics wave model –HEC Models- case studies
UNIT III HYDROLOGIC MODELS                            10
Stream network model- basic concepts of basin simulation- single and multipurpose reservoir
operation model (MITSIM) - Storm water management model
UNIT IV OPTIMIZATION MODELS                           10
Basics of optimization – objective of model- linear decision rule with applications – concepts of
probability and transitional probability- optimization through Genetic algorithm- Fuzzy logic
concepts- case studies
UNIT V GROUND WATER MODELS                            12
Analytical-Analog models- model of a aquifer- finite difference approximationIntroduction to Finite element technique to solve Ground water flow equationcontaminant transport model using Visual Modflow software.
    TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. John E. Gribbin, Introduction to hydraulics and hydrology with applications for Stormwater
Management, DELMAR, Thomson Learning, United states of America, 2002.
2. Remson I, Hornberger G.M. and Moiz F.J., Numerical methods in Sub-Surface Hydrology,
Wiley Inter Science, New York, 1985.
3. Kazda I, Finite Element Techniques in Ground Water flow studies (with Applications in
Hydraulic and Geotechnical Engineering), Elsevier, New York, 1990.
REFERENCES:
1. Abbot  M.B., Computational hydraulics Elements of the Theory of Free surface flows,
Pitman Advanced Publishing Program, London, 1999
2. Loucks Daniel P, Jery R Stedinger and Douglas, A.Haith, Water Resources Systems
Planning and Analysis, Prentice Hall, inc., Englewood cliffs, New Jersey, 1981.60
CE 9036    INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT     L  T   P    C
3    0    0    3
OBJECTIVES:
 To introduce the student to the concept of Ecology, Environment, and Socio- economic
disciplines in management of Water Resources.
 At the completion of the course the students should be able to understand the integrated
effects of inter disciplinary approach in water resources management.
UNIT I IWRM CONCEPT                                6
Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Definition – Principles- Approaches- Global
issues – food securities
UNIT II RIVER BASIN                             12
River basin concept  –Multisectoral use- Water shed topology - Stream network – Drainage
density –problem – Effect of reservoir on watershed /river regime – river training measure –
Reservoir sedimentation and measures.                                      
UNIT III ENVIRONMENT                             8
Impact of land use changes in basin morphology – impact of watershed changes an qualities
and quantities                                                                                              
UNIT IV WATER ECONOMY                  7
Economic view of water issues – Economic characteristics of water as good and services –
Policy operation for water conservation and sustainable issue – pricing.
UNIT V SPECIAL TOPICS                                                                12
Eco restoration  – Watershed management strategies  – Wetlands  – Legal and regulatory
setting – Public Private Participation – PPP Objectives – Processes – Links between PPP and
IWRM.
        TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Murthy. J.V.S., Watershed Management in India, Wiley Eastern Ltd, New York, 1995.
2. Dalte S.J.C., Soil Conservation and land management, International Book distribution,
India, 1986.
REFERENCES:
1. Eagesen Peters S., Dynamic Hydrology, McGraw Hill Book Company, New York 1970.
2. Sithamparanathan, Rangasamy A, and Arunachalam .N, Ecosystem principles and    
sustainable agriculture, ScirPublisher, Chennai, 1999.61
CE 9037    PARTICIPATORY WATER MANAGEMENT  L  T   P    C
3   0    0    3
OBJECTIVES:
 To introduce the student the concept of Peoples involvement in water management.
 At the completion of the course the students should be able to understand the value of
Participatory approach for better performance of the completed systems and other
facilities through their organized associations.
UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCIOLOGY                                               6
Sociology  – Basic concept  – Perspectives of sociology  – social system  – Sociological  
Understanding.
UNIT II CONCEPT OF PARTICIPATION                                               10
Participatory approach  – Necessity  – Objectives of participation  – Kinds of participation  –
Resource mobilization – Sustained system performance – Conflict management – Context of
participation, factors in the environment.        
UNIT III ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN                                                 9
Membership and decision making – Leadership and responsibilities – Development strategy –
Channels for implementation – Improving agency relations – Technical co-operation – Special
roles.
UNIT IV PARTICIPATION IN WATER MANAGEMENT                                                10
Cost of participation  – Benefits of participation  – Multiple use of water  – Participation in
domestic, irrigation, industrial sectors – User roles in participatory management – Participation
of women – Incentives for participation.
UNIT V FARMER ORGANIZATION AND PARTICIPATION                                        10
Water user association  – Activities  in irrigation management  – User roles in irrigation
management  – Irrigation groups  – Supporting farmer organization and participation  –
Experimentation, phasing and flexibility - Bureaucratic reorientation - Irrigation management
transfer.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Desai A.R., Rural sociology in India, Popular Prakashan, Bombay, 1969.
2. Michael C.M., Putting people first, Sociology variables in Rural Development, Oxford
University press, London, 1985.
3. Uphoff.N., Improving International Irrigation management with Farmer Participation  –
Getting the process Right – Studies in water Policy and management, New West - View
press, Boulder and London,1986.
REFERENCES:
1. Chambers R., Managing canal irrigation, Oxford IBM publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi,
1998.
2. Korten F.F and Robert Y. Siy, Jr.,, Transforming a Bureaucracy – The experience of the
Philippines National Irrigation Administration, Ateneo De Manila University Press, Manila,
1989.62
CE 9038   WATERSHED CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT        L  T   P   C
3   0    0   3
OBJECTIVES:
 To introduce the student to the concept of dynamic process of a watershed resulting in soil
erosion.
 At the completion of the course the students should be able to understand the appropriate
Conservation measures to be adopted for remediation of watershed.
                         
UNIT I WATERSHED                               6
Watershed – concept – classification – characteristics- History of erosion – Erosion problems
of India – Approaches to soil and water conservation.
UNIT II SOIL CONSERVATION               12
Soil erosion – Types of soil erosion – Controlling soil erosion – Soil erosion by wind and water
– soil conservation practices – vegetative practices – mechanical practices – erosion control in
torrents and gullies – soil loss estimation models.
UNIT III WATER CONSERVATION                             9
Need for water conservation  – water conservation measures  – water harvesting – principle
and techniques – flood water harvesting.
UNIT IV WATERSHED MANAGEMENT                  9
Watershed programmes – factors affecting watershed management – planning of watershed
works – watershed water resources – watershed management practices.
UNIT V MANAGEMENT PRACTICES                   9
Joint forest management  – Grass land farming and management  – Range and pastures  –
Grazing practices – Wasteland development.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. R. Suresh, Soil and Water Conservation Engineering, Standard Publishers distributors,
New Delhi, 2000.
2. Ghanshyam Das, Hydrology and Soil conservation Engineering, Prentice-Hall India, New
Delhi, 2000.
REFERENCES:
1. E.M. Tideman, Watershed Management – Guideline for Indian Conditions, Omega
      Scientific Publishers, New Delhi, 1996.
2.   Kulandaisamy .V.C., “Master Plan for Water”, Lecture notes, Centre for Water Resources,
      Anna University, Chennai, 1990.63
CE 9039  TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND SYSTEMS                 L  T   P   C
3   0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To give an exposure on overview of the principles of the bus and rail transportation planning
and evaluation of the transportation projects.
UNIT I STUDY AREA AND SURVEYS                            10
Importance of planning and integrated transport facilities in urban areas – Delineation of study
area and zoning - Conducting various surveys  – Travel patterns, transport facilities and
planning parameters.                              
UNIT II MODES                              7
Basics of trip generation  – Trip distribution  – Trip assignment and modal split modelsValidation of the model.                                                          
UNIT III PLAN PREPARATION AND EVALUATION                               8
Preparation of alternative plans – Evaluation techniques – Economic and financial evaluation
– Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) – Case studies
           
UNIT IV BUS TRANSPORTATION                            10
Characteristics of bus transportation in urban areas – Fare policy – route planning – Planning
of terminals – Break even point and its relevance.      
UNIT V RAIL TRANSPORTATION                10
Characteristics of suburban, IRT and RRT systems – Planning of rail terminals – Fare policy _
unified traffic and transport authority.
TOTAL = 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Michael J.Bruton., Introduction to Transportaion Planning, Hutchinson, London, 1995.
2. Kadiyali.L.R., Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning, Khanna Publishers, Delhi,1997.
REFERENCES:
1. John W.Dickey, Metropolitan Transportation Planning, Tata Mcgraw Hill  Publishing
Company Ltd, New Delhi, 1990.
2. Comprehensive Traffic and Transportaion Studies for Madras Metropolitan Development
Area, Madras Metropolitan Development Authority, 1995. 64
CE 9040  TRAFFIC ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT                   L  T   P   C
3   0   0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To give an overview of Traffic engineering  - Various surveys to be conducted, traffic
regulation, management and traffic safety.
UNIT I TRAFFIC CHARACTERISTICS                10
Road Characteristics – Classification – Functions and standards – Road user characteristics –
PIEV theory – Vehicle – Performance characteristics – Fundamentals of Traffic Flow – Urban
Traffic problems in India  
UNIT II TRAFFIC SURVEYS                              7
Traffic Surveys – Speed, journey time and delay surveys – Vehicle Volume Survey – Methods
and interpretation – Origin Destination Survey – Methods and presentation – Parking Survey –
Methods, interpretation and presentation – Statistical applications in traffic studies and traffic
forecasting – level of service – Concept, application and significance.
UNIT III TRAFFIC ENGINEERING REGULATION AND CONTROL                   8
Capacity of Rotary intersection and Design  – Capacity of signalized intersections  – Traffic
signals, warrants, type  – Design and coordination  – Traffic regulation principles and
enforcement – Traffic controls, traffic signals and markings and enforcement.
UNIT IV TRAFFIC SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT                           10
Road accidents  – Causes, effect, prevention, and cost  – street lighting  – Traffic and
environment hazards  – Air and Noise Pollution, causes, health effects and abatement
measures.
UNIT V TRAFFIC MANGEMENT                           10
Area Traffic Management System – One way street system, exclusive traffic lanes, tidal flow
operation, staggering of work hours and road pricing  – Non road pricing options _ Parking
charges, Public transport, Subsidies, Vehicle License fees, Road Building, Permit system,
Physical Traffic Management Transport System Management (TSM) and Transport Demand
Management (TDM) .  
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Khanna .K and Justo C.E.G., “Highway Engineering”, Khanna Publishers, Roorkee, 1995.
2. Salter.R.I and Hounsell N.B,  “Highway Traffic Analysis and design”, MacMillan Press
Ltd.1996.
3. Kadiyali.L.R., “Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning”, Khanna Publishers, Delhi,1997.
4. Indian Roads Congress (IRC) Specifications: Guidelines and special publications on
Traffic Planning and Management.
5. Agarwal M.K, “Urban Transportation in India”, Allied Publishers Limited, 1996.
REFERENCES:
1. Manual of Transportation Engineering Studies, Institute of transportaion Engineering,
Prentice Hall Publications,1994.
2. John E Tyworth, “Traffic Management Planning, Operations and control”, Addison Wesly
Publishing Company, 1997.
3. Hobbs.F.D., “Traffic Planning and Engineering”, University of Brimingham, Peragamon
Press Ltd, 1994.
4. Taylor MAP and Young W, Traffic Ansalysis  – New Technology and New Solutions,
Hargreen Publishing Company , 1998.
5. Jason C.Yu Transportation Engineering, Introduction to Planning, Design and Operations ,
Elseevier, 1992.65
CE 9041 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING – DOCKS AND          L  T   P    C
                                                                 HARBOURS                                             3  0   0    3
OBJECTIVES:
To introduce the various components in Docks and Harbour.  The planning and design
principles of various components in Docks and harbours will be covered
UNIT I WIND, TIDES AND CURRENTS                  9
Wind characteristics  – Tide producing forces  – Tidal theories – Types of ocean currents  –
Littoral drift – Coastal erosion and protection works.                            
UNIT II PLANNING OF PORT AND HARBOURS                  9
Elements of harbours  – Types of harbours  – Size and shape of harbours  – Planning of
harbours and ports – Choice of site – Estimating the traffic – Turning basin, approach channel,
entrance channel – Site investigation.                                                        
UNIT III BREAK WATERS AND DREDGING                   9
Types of break waters and factors determining their selection – Location, arrangement, design
and construction of various types of break waters  – Dredging  – Objectives, types and
equipments.                                                                          
UNIT IV PORT FACILITIES                  9
General aspects of selection and design – Piers, wharves, quay walls, jetties, dolphins, trestle,
moles, fenders and moorings, lock and lock gates – Dry and wet docks – Transit sheds and
ware houses.                                                                                
UNIT V COASTAL SHIPPING                  9
Coastal shipping – Inland navigation – Container transportation – Environmental concerns in
port construction – Coastal regulation zones – Navigational aids.        
TOTAL:45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1. Seetharaman.S, Dock and Harbour Engineering, Umesh Publications, New Delhi.
REFERENCES:
1. S.P.Bindra, A Course in Docks and Harbour Engineering, Dhanpat Ray and sons, New
Delhi, 1993.
2. Alonzo DeF. Quinn, Design and Construction of Ports and Marine structures, McGraw- Hill
Book Company, New York.  Per Bruun etal, Port Engineering, Gulf publishing company,
Huston, 1981.
3.   R.Srinivasan, Harbour, Dock and Tunnel Engineering, Charotar Book stall, Anand, India.66
CE 9042 TRANSPORT AND ENVIRONMENT                          L  T   P   C
3  0   0    3
OBJECTIVE:
The objective of this course is to create an awareness / overview of the Impact of
Transportation Projects on the Environment and Society.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION                             8
Environmental Inventory, Environmental Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment
(EIA), Environmental Impact of Transportation Projects, Need for EIA, EIA Guidelines for
Transportation Project, Historical Development
           
UNIT II METHODOLOGIES                  8
Elements of EIA  – Screening and Scoping  – Methods of Impact Analysis  – Applications  –
Appropriate Methodology            
UNIT III ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT, PREDICTION AND ASSESSMENT                10
Prediction and Assessment of Impact of Transportation Project at various stages on water, air,
noise, land, acquisition and resettlement, Socio-economic impact, indigenous people,
aesthetics, health and safety, energy studies, IRC guidelines.              
                                                                                                                               
UNITIV ENVIRONMENTAL MITIGATION AND MANAGEMENT PLAN                10
Mitigation of the impact on natural and man-made Environment, health, water, land, noise, air,
public participation, Environmental Management Plan, Energy Conservation, Methods to
reduce global warming                                                  
UNIT V EIA CASE STUDIES                  9
EIA Case Studies on Highway, Railway, Airways and Waterways Projects    
              TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Canter, L.R, “Environmental Impact Assessment, McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1996
2. T.F.Fwa, Hand Book of Highway Engineering
3. Indian Road Congress (IRC), Environmental Impact of Highway Projects, IRC, Delhi 1998
4. P.Meenakshi; Elements of Environmental Science and Engineering, Prentice Hall of India,
New Delhi, 2006
5. Thirumurthy A.M.; Introduction to Environmental Science and Management, Shroff
Publishers, Bombay, 2005
REFERENCES:
1. John,G.Rau and David, C.Hooten; Environmental Impact Analysis Handbook, Mc.Graw
Hill Book Company, 1995
2. James H.Banks; Introduction to Transportation Engineering, McGraw Hill Book Company,
2000
3. World Bank; A Handbook on Roads and Environment, Vol. I & II, Washington DC, 1997
4. Priya Ranjan Trivedi; International Encyclopedia of Ecology and Environment – EIA, Indian
Institute of Ecology and Environment, New Delhi, 199867
CE 9043 PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS                    L  T   P   C
3   0    0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To introduce the concepts of design, evaluation and performance of existing and new flexible
and rigid pavements with due emphasis on systems approach and performance prediction
models.
UNIT I PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT PROCESS                  9
Historical background  – General nature and applicability of systems methodology  – Basic
components of Pavement Management System – Planning pavement investments                                                        
UNIT II EVALUATION AND PERFORMANCE                  9
General concepts  –Economic and functional evaluation  – Evaluation of pavement
performance –Evaluation of structural capacity - Pavement distresses - Condition surveys –
Safety evaluation                                  
UNIT III DESIGN STRATEGIES                12
Framework for pavement design  – Design objectives and constraints  – Basic structural
response models  – Characterization of physical design inputs  – generating alternative
pavement design – Economic evaluation of alternative design – Analysis of alternative design
strategies – Selection of optimal design strategy                                                                                          
UNIT IV PERFORMANCE PREDICTION MODELS                  6
Techniques for developing prediction models – AASHTO, CRRI and HDM models- Computer
applications                                                                  
UNIT V REHABILITATION                  9
Repair of pavement defects – Maintenance of flexible and rigid pavements- Bituminous and
cement concrete overlays – System analysis                  
            TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1. Ralph Hass, Ronald Hudson, W., and John Zaniewski Modern Pavement Management
Kriger Publishing Company, 1994
REFERENCES:
1. Stalin, M.Y., Pavement Management for Airports, Roads and Parking Lots Chapman and
Hall, New York, 1992
2. Sargious, M.,  Pavements and Surfacing for Highways and Airports  Applied Science
Publishers Limited, London, 1975                                68
CE 9044             COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN HIGHWAY AND                 L  T   P   C
                                              TRANSPORTATION  ENGINEERING 3   0   0   3
OBJECTIVES:
To provide knowledge on  Computer Applications related to Highway and Transportation
Engineering
UNIT I CAD APPLICATIONS IN HIGHWAY ENGINEERING                  9
Writing Programs for Drawing Graphics Elements like Point, Line. Preparation of Cad Drawing
for Highway Elements and Transportation Infrastructure.
UNIT II GIS APPLICATIONS IN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING                  9
Road Net Work mapping – Spatial Data preparation Attribute Data input – GIS –Theory and
Application – Practical exercise.
UNIT III COMPUTER AIDED HIGHWAY DESIGN                  9
Design of Highway Geometric Elements – Carriageway, shoulders, cross slope etc., Highway
Alignment – Practical exercise                                        
UNIT IV PAVEMENTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM                  9
Pavement Surface condition Evaluation methods  - Pavement  Management   System  –
Practical exercise                                                                              
UNIT V COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN TRAFFIC ENGINEERING AND    
                        TRANSPORT PLANNING                   9
Signal Design and Signal Coordination  – Net work Analysis, Theory, Practice and Case
studies                                                                                                      
   TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
REFERENCES:
1. Auto Cad Reference Manual
2. Khanna S.K. and C.E.G Justo, Highway Engineering, New Chand and Brothers, Rookers,
1998.
3. Robert F Baker (Eds), Hand book of Highway Engineering, Van Nonstrand Keinhood
Company, New York, 1975.
4. Ralph Hass & W.Ronald Hudson, Pavement Management System, McGraw Hill Book
Company, 1978.
CE 9045  ADVANCED HIGHWAY ENGINEERING                       L T  P  C
3 0   0  3
OBJECTIVE:
To give exposure to the advanced topics in the area of Highway Engineering.
UNIT I MATERIALS                  9
Properties and tests on modified bitumen and bitumen  emulsion  – IS requirements  –
advantages  Geo synthetics. Types and selection of cement for Pavement Quality Concrete
(PQC) – Use of admixtures and fibers in PQC                                                                               69
UNIT II MIX DESIGN                  9
Marshall method of mix design for dense bituminous mixes  – Super pave concepts  – IRC
guidelines and SHRP recommendations - Principles of concrete mix design for pavements –
IRC method –recommendations.
UNIT III ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF RIGID PAVEMENTS                  9
Stresses and deflections in rigid pavements  – Design of plain jointed and continuously
reinforced cement concrete pavements using IRC method          
UNIT IV ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS                  9
Stresses and deflection in flexible pavements  – Design of flexible pavements using IRC
method KENLAYER applications.
UNIT V MAINTENANCE                   9
Factors affecting the performance of flexible and rigid pavements – Performance indicators
and evaluation – Use of performance prediction models in maintenance – Recent techniques
for repairing pavement defects  – Maintenance management system  – MOSRTH (India)
recommendations.                                                  
TOTAL = 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Khanna S.K, and Justo C.E.G, Highway Engineering, Khanna Puublishers,Roorkee,1994.
2. Kadiyali L.R, Principles and Practice of Highway Engineering, Khanna Technical
Publications, Delhi, 1997.
3. Indian Road Congress (IRC), Guidelines and Special Publications on Highway Planning
and Design.
REFERENCES:
1. Huang, Yang H,  Pavement analysis and Design, Prentice Hall Inc, New Jersy, 2002
2. Vazirani V.N., and S.P.Chandola, Transportaion Engineering, Vol.1, Khanna Publishers,
Delhi, 1999.
3. Clarkson H., Oglesby and R.Gary Hicks, Highway Engineering, John Wileysons, 1992.
CE 9046    ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT                        L  T   P    C
3   0   0    3
OBJECTIVE:
Students should be conversant with assessment of environmental impacts due to major
infrastructure projects and their management
UNIT I INTRODUCTION                10
Impact of Development on Environment and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) – Objectives – Historical development – EIA Types –
EIA in project cycle  – capacity and limitations  – Legal provisions on EIA  – Environmental
Impact Assessment Notifications  – Environmental Impact Assessment Consultants  –
Selection & Registration Criteria.70
UNIT II METHODOLOGIES                     9
Methods of Categorization of industries for EIA   - Elements of EIA  – Process screening,
Methods of EIA  – Strengths, weaknesses and applicability  – appropriate methodology
solution.
UNIT III PREDICTION AND ASSESSMENT                    9
Prediction and Assessment of Impact on land, water, air, noise and energy, flora and fauna,
Socio Economic Impact, Mathematical models for Impact prediction, Public participation  –
Reports – Exchange of information – Post Environmental Audit.
UNIT IV ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLAN                   9
Plan for mitigation of adverse impact on environment  – options for mitigation of impact on
water, air and land, water, energy, flora and fauna; Addressing the issues related to the
Project Affected People  – Environment management Plan  – Structure and Documentation.
Development of green building concept
UNIT V CASE STUDIES                              8
EIA case studies for new and expansion projects- New Township, wastewater treatment
plants, Highways and bridges, Ports and Harbour, Airport, Dams, Irrigation projects, Power
plants, Railways.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Canter, R.L. Environmental impact Assessment, McGraw Hill Inc., New Delhi 1996.
2. Anjaneyulu, Y, Environmental Impact Assessment methodologies B.S. Publications,
Hyderabad, 2002.
3. S.K. Shukla and P.R. Srivastava, Concepts in Environmental Impact Analysis, Common
Wealth Publishers, New Delhi, 1992.
REFERENCES:
1. John G. Rao and David C.Hooten (Ed.), Environmental Impact Analysis Handbook,
McGraw Hill Book Company, 1990.
2. Environmental Assessment Source book, Vol. II and III.  The World Bank, Washington,
D.C., 1991.
3. Judith Petts, Handbook of Environmental Impact Assessment Vol.I and II, Blackwell
Science, New York, 1998.
CE 9047   GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE                                    L  T   P   C
3    0  0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To expose the students to the complexities, impacts on socio economic and environmental
spheres and initiatives to mitigate Global Climate Change
UNIT I INTRODUCTION    5      
Ancient Earth - Climate and Chemical Histories, Paleo-indicators of climate, Global  energy
balance, Concern about Climate Change, Climate Change and Sustainable development. 71
UNIT II CLIMATE AND WEATHER 7
Factors affecting global, regional and local climates. Tropical, Monsoon, Polar, Desert, Midlatitude climates and their role in global climate change. Antarctica, Greenland and the North
Pole case studies.
UNIT III ELEMENTS AND PROCESSES RELATED TO CLIMATE CHANGE 8
Structure and driving forces of the earth.  Earth’s carbon reservoirs- marine and terrestrial
carbon cycles. The Atmosphere  - Radiation budget, Circulation, Stability, Chemistry of
Atmosphere. Global wind systems, weather maps.  Importance of water, Global Ocean
Circulation.  Industrialization and urbanization - Greenhouse gases, lifestyle changes.
UNIT IV IMPACTS OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE 15
The Greenhouse effect – ecosystems and species interactions, global warming, sea level rise,
ozone problem, El Nino and southern oscillation, storms, thunderstorms, tornadoes, changes
in agricultural production, droughts, spread of epidemics, wildfires and other extreme weather
events. Nuclear winter.
UNIT V CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION / ADAPTATION 10
Climate change and the political realm. Mission of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change. International agreements and protocols. Future use of energy and fossil fuels. Role
of Governments, industries, and individuals. Concept of CDM and carbon finance.
TOTAL = 45 PERIODS
REFERENCES:
1. The Earth System (2nd Edition) - Lee R. Kump, James F.Kasting and Robert C. Crane,
Prentice Hall, 2004.
2. Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis -  Houghton, J.T., et al., (eds.), Cambridge
University Press, Cambridge, U.K. 2001
3. Earth's Climate: Past and Future - W.F. Ruddiman, W.H. Freeman and Company, 2001
CE 9048   MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT                        L  T   P   C
3    0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To make the students conversant with different aspects of the types, sources, generation,
storage, collection, transport, processing and disposal of municipal solid waste.
UNIT I SOURCES AND TYPES                 8
Sources and types of municipal solid wastes-Waste generation rates-factors affecting
generation, characteristics-methods of sampling and characterization; Effects of improper
disposal of solid wastes-Public health and environmental effects. Elements of solid waste
management  – Municipal solid waste (M&H) rules- Integrated management.- Social and
Financial aspects; Public awareness; Role of NGO’s.
UNIT II SOURCE REDUCTION AND ON-SITE STORAGE                  8
Source reduction of waste- Reduction, Reuse and Recycling - On-site storage methods- Effect
of storage, materials used for containers- segregation of solid wastes  – Public health and
economic aspects of open storage  – waste segregation and storage – case studies under
Indian conditions.72
UNIT III COLLECTION AND TRANSFER                              8
Methods of Residential and commercial waste collection – Collection vehicles – Manpower –
Collection routes – Analysis of collection systems; Transfer stations – Selection of location,
operation & maintenance; options under Indian conditions – Field problems – solving.
UNIT IV PROCESSING OF WASTES               12
Objectives of waste processing – Physical Processing techniques and Equipments; Resource
recovery from solid waste composting and biomethanation ; Thermal processing options- case
studies under Indian conditions.
UNIT V DISPOSAL                              9
Land disposal of solid waste; Sanitary land fills  – site selection, design and operation of
sanitary landfills  –Landfill liners  - Management of leachate and landfill gas  – Land fill
bioreactor.-Dumpsite Rehabilitation.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. George Tchobanoglous and Frank Kreith (2002). Handbook of Solid waste Management,
Mc Graw Hill, New York.
2. Paul T Williams (2000), Waste Treatment and Disposal, John Wiley and Sons
REFERENCES:
1. Manual on Municipal Solid Waste Management, CPHEEO, Ministry of Urban
Development, Government of India, New Delhi, 2000.
2. Bhide A.D. and Sundaresan, B.B. Solid Waste Management Collection, Processing and
Disposal, 2001, ISBN 81-7525-282-0
3. Manser A.G.R and Keeling A.A (1996) ,Practical Handbook of Processing and Recycling
of Municipal solid Wastes, Lewis Publishers, CRC Press
CE 9049      INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER POLLUTION                L  T   P   C
                                                     PREVENTION AND CONTROL                          3   0   0    3
OBJECTIVE:
Students should be conversant with extent of minimizing the generation of wastes and
application of control techniques for recovery, reuse and disposal of wastes in Indian
Industries.
UNIT I INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION SCENARIO                              7
Industrial scenario in India  – sources, generation rates  and characteristics of Industrial
wastewaters – Environmental impacts – Regulatory Requirements for industrial wastewaters.
UNIT II INDUSTRIAL POLLUTION PREVENTION                      7
Prevention Vs control of Industrial Pollution  – Benefits and Barriers  – Waste Minimisation
Strategies – Waste Minimisation Circles – Zero Discharge concept.73
UNIT III TREATMENT OF INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATERS                  12
Physico  – chemical treatment processes  – Equalization,  Neutralization,  Oil Separation,
Precipitation, Biological treatment processes  – Aerobic and Anaerobic Reactors, Tertiary
Treatment Processes for removal of dissolved organics and inorganics.
UNIT IV WASTEWATER REUSE AND RESIDUAL MANAGEMENT                            7
Individual and Common Effluent Treatment Plants – Zero Effluent discharge systems – Quality
requirements for reuse  – Residuals of industrial wastewater treatments  – Treatment of
hazardous sludge  – Solidification  – Incineration  – secured Land fills  – Regulatory
requirements – Leachate Treatment.
UNIT V CASE STUDIES                                        12
Sources, characteristics and waste treatment Flow sheets for selected industries – Tanneries,
Textiles, Diary, Sugar, Pulp and Paper, Distilleries, Refineries, Thermal Power Plants.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. S.C.Bhatia, Handbhook of Industrial Pollution and Control, Volume I & II, CBS Publishers,
New Delhi, 2003
2. Mahajan, S.P., Pollution Control in Process Industries, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing
Company, New Delhi, 1991.
REFERENCES:
1. Eckenfelder, W.W., Industrial Water Pollution Control, McGraw Hill, 1999
2. World Bank Group, Pollution Prevention and Abatement Handbook  – Towards Cleaner
Production, World Bank and UNEP, Washington D.C., 1988.
3. Paul L.Bishop, Pollution Prevention  – Fundamentals and Practice, McGraw Hill
International, Boston, 2000.
CE 9050   AIR POLLUTION CONTROL                                     L  T   P   C
3    0   0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To impart knowledge on the sources, effects and control techniques of air pollutants and noise
pollution.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION                  9
Sources and classification of air pollutants and their effect on human health, vegetation and
property – Global issues and Air pollution – Ambient air quality and emission standards – Air
pollution indices – Indoor Air Pollutants – Air quality Sampling and Monitoring.
UNIT II AIR POLLUTION METEOROLOGY & DISPORSION MODELS                 8
Fundamentals of meteorology  – Wind roses  – Atmospheric stability  – Plume behaviour  –
Atmospheric diffusion theories – Plume rise – Gaussian Dispersion Models – Application.
UNIT III CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES                16
Principles and Equipment description of control technologies  – Gravitational, Centrifugal,
Filtration and Electrostatic Precipitator for control of particulate air pollutants  – Absorption,
adsorption, Condensation, incineration and Bio-filtration for control of gaseous air pollutants –
Case studies.74
UNIT IV EMERGING TRENDS 7
Radioactive pollution and its control - Automobile Air Pollution and its Control  – Uttraviolet
photolysis – High efficiency Particulate Air Filters – Control of Indoor Air Quality.
UNIT V NOISE POLLUTION & CONTROL                              5
Sources, effects and control of noise  – Noise standards  – Measurement  – Control and
Preventive measures.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Rao C.S., Environmental Pollution Control Engineering, Wiley Eastern Ltd., New Delhi,
1996.
2. Anjaneyulu, Y, Air Pollution and Control Technologies, Allied Publishers, Chennai, 2002.
REFERENCES:
1. Lawrence K.Wang, Norman C Perelra, Yung-Tse-Hung, Air Pollution Control Engineering,
Tokyo, 2004.
2. Noel de Nevors, Air Pollution Control Engineering, McGraw Hill, New York, 1995
3. W.L.Heumann, Industrial Air Pollution Control Systems, McGraw Hill, New York, 1997.
CE 9051  PAVEMENT ENGINEERING                                       L  T   P   C
3   0   0    3
OBJECTIVES:
Student gains knowledge on various IRC guidelines for designing rigid and flexible
pavements.  Further, he / she will be in a position to assess quality and serviceability
conditions of roads.        
UNIT I         TYPES OF PAVEMENT AND STRESS DISTRIBUTION ON LAYERED
                        SYSTEM 8  
Introduction – Pavement as layered structure – Pavement types: rigid and flexible.  Resilient
modulus - Stress and deflections in pavements under repeated loading.
UNIT II         DESIGN OF FLEXIBLE PAVEMENTS 10
Flexible pavement design - factors influencing design of flexible pavement, Empirical - Semi
empirical and theoretical methods – Design procedure as per IRC guidelines – Design and
specification of rural roads.
UNIT III         DESIGN OF RIGID PAVEMENTS 9
Cement concrete pavements - factors influencing CC pavements  – Modified Westergaard
approach  – Design procedure as per IRC guidelines  – Concrete roads and their scope in
India.
UNIT IV         PERFORMANCE EVALUATION AND MAINTENANCE 10
Pavement Evaluation - causes of distress in rigid and flexible pavements – Evaluation based
on Surface Appearance, Cracks, Patches and Pot Holes, Undulations, Raveling, Roughness,
Skid Resistance.  Structural Evaluation by Deflection Measurements  - Pavement
Serviceability index - Pavement maintenance (IRC Recommendations only).75
UNIT V         STABILISATION OF PAVEMENTS 8
Stabilization with special reference to highway pavements – Choice of stabilisers – Testing
and field control Stabilization for rural roads in India – use of Geosynthetics in roads.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Wright P.H. “Highway Engineers”,  John Wiley and  Sons, Inc.New York, 1996
2. Khanna, S.K. and Justo C.E.G., “Highway Engineering”, New Chand and Brothers,  (8
th
Edition), Roorkee,  2001.
3. Kadiyali, L.R. ‘Principles and Practice of Highway Engineering”, Khanna tech. Publications,
New Delhi, 1989.
REFERENCES:
1. Yoder, R.J. and Witchak M.W., “Principles of Pavement Design”, John Wiley 2000.
2. Guidelines for the Design of Flexible Pavements, IRC 37  – 2001, The Indian roads
Congress, New Delhi.
3. Guideline for the Design of Rigid Pavements for Highways, IRC 58-1998.  The Indian
Roads Congress, New Delhi.
CE 9052                    INTRODUCTION TO SOIL DYNAMICS  AND     L  T   P   C
                                                          MACHINE FOUNDATIONS                            3   0   0   3
OBJECTIVES:
At the end of the course, student is expected to assess various design dynamic properties of
soil, design of foundation for common machineries and also about the measures to isolate
vibration due to the operations of machines.  
UNIT I THEORY OF VIBRATION                              9
Vibration of elementary systems-vibratory motion-single degree freedom system-free and
forced vibration with and without damping.  Principles of vibration measuring instruments.
UNIT II WAVES AND WAVE PROPAGATION                              9
Wave propagation in an elastic homogeneous isotropic medium-Rayleigh, shear and
compression waves-waves in elastic half space.
UNIT III DYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF SOILS                              9
Elastic properties of soils-coefficient of elastic uniform and non-uniform compression and
shear-effect of vibration dissipative properties of soils-determination of dynamic properties of
soil-codal provisions.
UNIT IV DESIGN PROCEDURES                        9
Design criteria – dynamic loads – simple design procedures for foundations of reciprocating,
impact and rotary type machines - Codal provisions (Simple cases).
UNIT V VIBRATION ISOLATION                 9
Vibration isolation technique - foundation isolation- isolation by location-isolation by barriersactive and passive isolation methods.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS76
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Swamisaran, “Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations”, Galgotia Publications Pvt. Ltd.
1999.
2. Kameswara Rao, “Dynamics Soil Tests and Applications”, Wheeler Publishing, New Delhi,
2003.
REFERENCES:
1. Kamaswara Rao,  “Vibration Analysis and Foundation Dynamics”, Wheeler Publishing,
New Delhi, 1998.
2. IS  Code  of Practice for Design and Construction of Machine Foundations,  Bureau of
Indian Standards, New Delhi.
3. Moore, P.J. “Analysis and Design of Foundation for Vibration”, Oxford and IBH, 2005.
CE 9053               GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING PROCESSES                L  T   P   C
                                                             AND APPLICATIONS                                   3   0   0    3
OBJECTIVES:
At the end of the course student gains knowledge to study the various process involved in
stabilising problematic soils and  also mitigate the geotechnical problems associated with
natural disaster.
UNIT I REGIONAL DEPOSITS AND WASTE MATERIALS       9
Geotechnical problems associated with alluvial, lateritic and black cotton soils, solid wastes
like municipal waste and flyash; characterization, prediction and improvement of their
properties -Applications; case studies.
UNIT II ENVIROMENTAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH GEOTECHNICAL
ENGINEERING    9
Environmental problems related to  soil contamination  - waste generation  - geotechnical
engineering: vibration problems and control; Rain induced land slides.  Bearing capacity and
compressibility of land fills. Site remediation - utilization of waste for improvement of site.
UNIT III IN-SITU TREATMENT 10
In-situ treatment of soils: Dynamic consolidation, Vibraflotation, Sand pile, Stone columns –
Grouting  – Equipments and methods. In-situ treatment of cohesive soils- Electrical and
thermal methods, Preloading with sand drains, lime piles.
UNIT IV SOIL REINFORCEMENT 8
Concepts of Reinforced Earth – Types of reinforcement – Applications to footings and earth
retaining walls.
UNIT V GEOTEXTILES AND GEOGRIDS 9
Geogrids as reinforcement, Geotextiles in filtration, drainage and road works: Applications.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS77
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Purushthama Raj, P. Ground Improvement Techniques, Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd. New
Delhi, 1999.
2. Sharma, H.D; and Reddy, K.R., “Geoenvironmental Engineering:-   Site  Remediation –
Waste  Containment and  Emerging  Waste  Management Technologies, John   Wiley &
Sons INC, New Jersey, 2004.
3. Coduto. D.P.,  Geotechnical Engineering: Princples and Practices, Prentice Hall of India
Pvt.Ltd., New Delhi, 2002.
4. Koerner, R.M., Designing with Geosynthetics, Prentice Hall, 4
th
Edition, New Jersey, 1999.
REFERENCES:
1. Das B.M ,Principles of Geotechnical Engineering (V Edition),. Thomson, Singapore, 2004.
2. Craig, R.F. Soil Mechanics (VII Edition), Spon  Press, 2004.
3. Rowe R.K., “Geo technical and Geo environmental Engineering Handbook, Kluwer
Academic Publishers, 2007.
CE 9054  ROCK ENGINEERING   L  T   P   C
3   0    0   3
OBJECTIVE:
To impart knowledge on fundamentals of rock mechanics and its application in solving simple
problems associated with rock slopes and underground openings. Student gains the
knowledge on the mechanics of rock and its applications in underground structures and rock
slope stability analysis.

UNIT I CLASSIFICATION AND INDEX PROPERTIES OF ROCKS    6
Geological classification – Index properties of rock systems – Classification of rock masses for
engineering purpose.
UNIT II ROCK STRENGTH AND FAILURE CRITERIA 12
Modes of rock failure – Strength of rock – Laboratory and field measurement of shear, tensile
and compressive strength.  Stress  - stain behaviour of rock under  compression  – Mohr  -
Coulomb failure criteria and empirical criteria for failure – Deformability of rock.
UNIT III INITIAL STRESSES AND THEIR MEASUREMENTS 10
Estimation of initial stresses in rocks – influence of joints and their orientation in distribution of
stresses – measurements of in-situ stresses.        
UNIT IV APPLICATION OF ROCK MECHANICS IN ENGINEERING 10
Simple engineering application  – Underground openings  – Rock slopes  – Foundations and
mining subsidence.
UNIT V ROCK BOLTING 7
Introduction – Rock bolt systems – Choice of rock bolt based on rock mass condition - rock
bolt installation techniques – Testing of rock bolts.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS78
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Goodman, P.E. “Introduction to Rock Mechanics”, John Wiley and Sons, 1999.
2. Stillborg B., “Professional User Handbook for Rock Bolting”, Tran Tech Publications, 1996.
3. Brady, B.H.G. and Brown, E.T., Rock  Mechanics for  Underground  Mining (Third
Edition),Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2004.
REFERENCES:
1. Brown, E.T. “Rock Characterization Testing and Monitoring”. Pergaman Press 1991.
2. Arogyaswamy, R.N.P., Geotechnical Application in Civil Engineering”, Oxford and IBH,
1991.
3. Hook E.and Bray J., Rock slope Engineering, Institute of Mining and Metallurgy”, U.K.
1991.
GI 9403      GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM APPLICATIONS         L  T   P   C
3   0   0    3
OBJECTIVE:
To provide exposure to applications of GIS in various application domains through case
studies
UNIT I          NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS 9
Forestry: Resource Inventory, Forest Fire Growth modelling  – Land: Change detection
studies, Watershed Management studies – Water – Identification of Ground Water RechargeResource Information System – Wet lands Management
UNIT II          FACILITY MANAGEMENT APPLICATIONS 9
Utilities – Water utility applications – Electric Utility Application – Telecommunication: Tower
Spotting – Other utilities
UNIT III          LOCATION BASED SERVICES APPLICATIONS 9
Vehicle Tracking: Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL), Components of AVL :In Vehicle
Equipment, Various Communication Channels, Web Server, Client – Vehicle Tracking- Alarms
used in Vehicle Tracking, Fleet Management - Vehicle Navigation – Emergency Call: Distress
Calls
UNIT IV          LAND INFORMATION SYSTEM APPLICATIONS AND ALIGNMENT
                           STUDIES 9
Land Information System (LIS) – Tax Mapping – Other LIS applications – Pipe line routing,
Highway alignment
UNIT V         MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS 9
Disaster Management Applications, Web GIS applications, Health applications
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Laura Lang, Managing Natural Resources with GIS,ESRI Press, 1998.
2. A.Van Dijk  M. G. Bos , GIS and Remote Sensing Techniques in Land-And-WaterManagement, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.79
3. Uzair M. Shamsi, U. M. Shamsi  GIS Tools for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater
Systems, Asce Press,2002.
4. Alan L., MD Melnick,  Introduction to Geographic Information Systems for Public Health,
Aspen Publishers, 1st edition,2002.
5. Lisa Godin,GIS in Telecommunications Management, ESRI Press,1st edition 2001.
6. Laura Lang, GIS for Health Organizations, ESRI Press, 2000
7. Amin Hammad, Hassan Karimi,  Tele geoinformatics: Location-based Computing and
Services, CRC Press, 1 edition, 2004.
REFERENCE:
1. Paul A Longley, Michael F Goodchild, David J Maguire, David W Rhind,Geographical
Information Systems, Volume I and II, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1999
GI 9202   CARTOGRAPHY                                        L  T   P   C
3   0   2   4
OBJECTIVE:
The main objective of this course, is to introduce Cartography, and its elements as the Art and
Science of Map Making.  The course also describes its connections with the Communication
Science and Digital Computer as structured and need based information of Spatial Data.
UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS OF CARTOGRAPHY 9
Cartography today  – Nature of Cartography  – History of Cartography  – Cartographic
Visualization – Web Cartography – Graticules – Cartometry –Map Characteristics - Modern
Trends.
UNIT II EARTH 9
Earth-Map Relations  – Basic Geodesy  – Map Projections  –   Scale  – Reference and
Coordinate system – Transformation – Basic Transformation – Affine Transformation.
UNIT III SOURCES OF DATA 9
Sources of data – Ground Survey and Positioning – Remote Sensing data collection – Census
and sampling – data – Models for digital cartographic information – Map digitising.
UNIT IV PERCEPTION AND DESIGN 9
Cartographic design  – Colour theory and models  – Colour and  pattern creation and
specification – colour and pattern – Typography  and lettering the map – Map compilation –
Demography and Statistical  mapping.
UNIT V CARTOGRAPHY ABSTRACTION 9
Selection and Generalisation Principles – Symbolisation –  Topographic and thematic maps –
Map production and Reproduction –  Map series.
(L = 45 +  T  :  30)  TOTAL: 75 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. R.W. Anson and F.J. Ormeling, Basic Cartography for students and Technicians. Vol.I, II
and III Elsevier Applied Science Publishers 3
rd
Edition, 2004.
2. Arthur, H. Robinson et al Elements of Cartography, Seventh Edition, John Wiley and Sons,
2004.80
REFERENCES:
1. John Campbell, introductory Cartography Third Edition, 2004. Wm.C. Brown Publishers.
2. Menno  –Jan Kraak & Ferjan Ormeling  ,Cartography  Visualization of Geospatial Data,
Second Edition, Pearson 2004
GI 9254            ELECTRONIC SURVEYING                            L  T   P   C
3   0   2   4                      
OBJECTIVE:
To understand the working of EDM equipment and solve the surveying problems with an EDM
equipment.
UNIT I FUNDAMENTALS    5
Methods of Measuring Distance,  Basic Principles of EDM, Historical Development
Classifications, applications and comparison with conventional surveying.
UNIT II BASIC ELECTRONICS 10
Oscillators (Crystal controlled and Gunn diode) Kerrcell / Pockel’s modulator, Frequency
mixing, modulation and Demodulation Measurement of phase differences, reflectors (Corner,
Antenna), Transducers and power sources.
UNIT III ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES 20
Classification and applications of Electromagnetic waves, Propagation properties, wave
propagation at lower and higher frequencies. Refractive index, factors affecting RI,
Computation of group refractive index for light and near infrared waves at standard conditions
and ambient conditions. Computation of RI for microwaves. Reference refractive index. Real
time application of first velocity correction. Measurement of atmospheric parameters. Mean
refractive index, Second velocity correction, Total atmospheric correction, Use of temperature
and pressure transducers.
UNIT IV ELECTROMAGNETIC DISTANCE MEASURING SYSTEM 10
Electro-optical system: Measuring principle ,Working principle, Sources of Error,  Infrared and
Laser EDM instruments. Microwave system: Measuring principle, Working principle, Sources
of Error, Microwave EDM instruments. Comparison between Electro-optical and Microwave
system. Total station and its applications. Care and maintenance of EDM instruments. Modern
positioning systems.
UNIT V FIELD WORK 30
Study of different EDM instruments and Total station. Setting out works, Base line
Measurement, EDM traversing: observations and computation of area Trilateration.
(L = 45 +  P  :  30)  TOTAL: 75 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Rueger, J.M. Electronic Distance Measurement, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1990.
2. Laurila, S.H. Electronic Surveying in Practice, John Wiley and Sons Inc, 1993.
REFERENCES:
1. Burnside, C.D. Electromagnetic distance measurement Crosby Lock wood staples, U.K.
1991.
2. Soastamoinen, J.J. Surveyor’s guide to Electro-magnetic Distance Measurement,  Adam
Hilger81
GI 9303             CADASTRAL SURVEYING                             L  T   P   C
3  0  0  3
OBJECTIVES:
The Objective of this course is to introduce the students to the cadastral survey Methods and
its applications in generation of Land information system.  Cadastral surveys are those
classes of land surveys which are executed for the purpose of systematically recording the
land rights, producing register of land holdings or an inventory of land areas, land use and
determine land tax.
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 8
History of cadastral survey  – Types of survey  – Tax  – Real Property  – Legal cadastre  –
Graphical and Numerical Cadastre.            
UNIT II CADASTRAL SURVEY METHODS     12
Steps in survey of a village – Instruments used for cadastral survey & mapping – Orthogonal,
Polar survey methods – Boundary survey – Rectangulation – Calculation of area of Land.
UNIT III CADASTRAL SURVEY MAINTENANCE 10
Resurveys  – Measurement of sub-division  – Measurement of obstructed lines  – Survey of
urban areas – Control requirement for urban survey    
UNIT IV MAPPING 5
Photogrammetry for cadastral surveying and mapping – Orthophoto map – GPS for cadastral
survey.
UNIT V CADASTRAL MAP REPRODUCTION AND CADASTRAL OFFICES 10
Map projection for cadastral maps – Convensional symbols – map – reproduction processes –
Automated cadastral mapLIS/GIS Organisation of cadastral offices in Tamil Nadu /India  –
Recent Developments & Modern Trends.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. James, M. Anderson and Edward N. Mikhail, Introduction to Surveying, McGraw Hill Book
Co, 1985
2. Survey of India, Hand book of Topography
3. Kahmen & Faig, Surveying, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, 1993.
4. Peter F. Dall, John D. MeLauglin, Land information management, Oxford Press.
REFERENCE:
1. Chain Survey and Land records Manuals I & II of Government of Tamil Nadu.82
GI 9352             SURVEY ADJUSTMENTS                               L  T   P   C
3    0   0  3
OBJECTIVE:
To impart skills in survey calculation and adjustment to suit field  conditions
UNIT I  MEASUREMENT AND ERROR 9
Concepts of measurement and Error,  types of errors, elementary concepts in probability,
Reliability of measurement  – significant figures.  Error Propagation  – linearization.
Multivariate distribution, the error ellipse, weights and cofactors-Non-linear stochastic
variables.
UNIT II THE CONCEPT OF ADJUSTMENT 9
Introduction  - simple adjustment methods.  The least squares method, Examples of least
squares problems.
UNIT III LEAST SQUARES ADJUSTMENT 9
Techniques of least squares, the concept of weight, least squares adjustment of indirect
Observations, least squared adjustment of observations only.
UNIT IV ELEMENTARY PROBABILITY THEORY 9
Random events and probability, Random variables, continuous probability distributions,  The
normal distribution, Expectation  – measures of precision and accuracy, covariance and
correlati9on, covariance, cofactor and weight  matrices, introduction to sampling.
UNIT V VARIANCE COVARIANCE PROPAGATION 9
Introduction  – Derivation of the propagation laws Examples, stepwise propagation,
propagation of least squares adjustment of indirect observations, propagation least square
adjustment of observations only.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1. Mikhail, E.M. and Gracie G. Analysis and adjustment of Survey measurements, Van
Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1981
REFERENCE:
1. Paul.R.Wolf  and Charles. D.Ghilani  Adjustment Computations  –Statistics and least
squares in surveying and GIS Jhon Wiley and sons inc1996.
MA 9261                 PROBABILITY AND STATISTICS                            L  T  P  C
3  1  0  4
AIM
To provide the required skills to apply the statistical tools in
OBJECTIVES:
The students will acquire
 Knowledge of the applications of various probability distributions.
 Exposure to statistical inference using statistical tools and quality control aspects.83
UNIT I            RANDOM VARIABLES                                                                       9 + 3
Discrete and Continuous random variables  – Moments  – Moment generating functions  –
Binomial, Poisson, Geometric, Uniform, Exponential, Gamma, Weibull and Normal
distributions - Functions of a random variable.
                                                                                                                               
UNIT II       TWO-DIMENSIONAL RANDOM VARIABLES 9 + 3
Joint distributions  – Marginal and Conditional distributions  – Covariance  – Correlation and
Linear regression  – Transformation of random variables  – Central limit theorem (for
independent and identically distributed random variables).
UNIT III       TESTING OF HYPOTHESIS 9 + 3
Sampling distributions  - Tests for single mean, proportion, Difference of means (large and
small samples) – Tests for single variance and equality of variances –  χ
2
-test for goodness of
fit – Independence of  attributes – Non-parametric tests: Test for Randomness and Rank-sum
test (Wilcoxon test).
UNIT IV      DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS 9 + 3
Completely randomized design  – Randomized block design  – Latin square design  -   2
2
-
factorial design.
UNIT V       STATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL 9 + 3
Control charts for measurements (X and R charts) – Control charts for attributes (p, c and np
charts) – Tolerance limits -   Acceptance sampling.                                                                                                                                
L: 45 + T: 15   Total: 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Milton, J. S. and Arnold, J.C., “Introduction to Probability and Statistics”, Tata   McGraw
Hill, 4
th
edition, (2007).
2. Johnson, R.A. and Gupta, C.B., “Miller and Freund’s Probability and Statistics for
Engineers”, Pearson Education, Asia, 7th edition, (2007).
REFERENCES:
1. Devore, J.L., “Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences”,   Thomson
Brooks/Cole, International Student Edition,  7
th
edition, (2008).
2. Walpole, R.E., Myers, R.H., Myers, S.L. and Ye, K., “Probability and Statistics for
Engineers and Scientists”, Pearson Education, Asia , 8
th
edition, (2007).
3. Ross, S.M., “Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Engineers and Scientists, 3
rd
edition, Elsevier, (2004).
4. Spiegel, M.R., Schiller, J.   and Srinivasan, R.A., “Schaum’s Outline of Theory and
Problems of  Probability and Statistics”,  Tata McGraw Hill edition, (2004).84
MA 9262            NUMERICAL METHODS                                    L  T   P   C
                                                                                                                                    3   1    0   4
AIM
This course gives a complete procedure for solving numerically different kinds of problems
occurring in engineering and technology.
OBJECTIVES:
The students would be acquainted with the basic concepts of numerical methods and their
applications.
UNIT I         SOLUTION OF EQUATIONS AND EIGENVALUE PROBLEMS 9 + 3
Solution of algebraic and transcendental equations –  Fixed point iteration method – NewtonRaphson method  – Solution of linear system of equations  – Gauss Elimination method  –
Pivoting  –   Gauss-Jordan methods  – Matrix Inversion by Gauss-Jordan method  – Iterative
methods of Gauss-Jacobi and Gauss-Seidel – Eigenvalues of a matrix by Power method and
by Jacobi’s method.
UNIT II          INTERPOLATION AND APPROXIMATION 9 + 3
Interpolation with unequal intervals  – Lagrange interpolation  – Newton’s divided difference
interpolation  – Cubic Splines  – Interpolation with equal intervals  – Newton’s forward and
backward difference formulae.
UNIT III         NUMERICAL DIFFERENTATION AND INTEGRATION 9 + 3
Approximation of derivatives using interpolation polynomials  – Numerical integration using
Trapezoidal, Simpson’s 1/3 and Simpson’s 3/8 rules – Romberg’s method – Two point and
three point Gaussian quadrature formulae – Evaluation of double integrals by Trapezoidal and
Simpson’s rules.
UNIT IV         INITIAL VALUE PROBLEMS FOR ORDINARY DIFFERENTIAL
                        EQUATIONS 9+ 3
Single step-methods – Taylor’s series method – Euler’s method –  Fourth order Runge-Kutta
method for solving first and second order equations  – Multi-step methods  – Milne’s and
Adams-Bashforth predictor-corrector methods for solving first order equations.
UNIT V         BOUNDARY VALUE PROBLEMS IN ORDINARY AND PARTIAL
                        DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS 9+3
Finite difference methods for solving two-point linear boundary value problems. Finite
difference techniques for the solution of two dimensional Laplace’s and Poisson’s equations
on rectangular domain – One dimensional heat-flow equation by explicit and implicit (Crank
Nicholson) methods - One dimensional wave equation by explicit method.
L: 45 + T: 15    TOTAL: = 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Grewal, B.S. and Grewal,J.S., “ Numerical methods in Engineering and Science”, 6
th
Edition, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 2004.
2. Sankara Rao, K. “Numerical methods for Scientists and Engineers’, 3
rd
Edition Prentice
Hall of India Private Ltd., New Delhi, 2007.
REFERENCES:
1. Chapra, S. C and Canale, R. P. “Numerical Methods for Engineers”, 5
th
Edition, Tata
McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2007.
2. Gerald, C.  F. and Wheatley, P. O., “Applied Numerical Analysis”, 6
th
Edition, Pearson
Education Asia, New Delhi, 2006.
3. Brian Bradie, “A friendly introduction to Numerical analysis”, Pearson Education Asia, New
Delhi, 2007.85
GE 9075   INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS (IPR)               L  T   P   C
3   0   0   3
OBJECTIVES:
 To create an awareness on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
 To understand patents and copyrights
 To know about application procedures of IPR
UNIT I TYPES OF PROPERTY                                          9
Introduction – Invention and Creativity – Intellectual Property (IP) – Importance – Protection of
IPR – Basic types of property (i). Movable Property ii. Immovable Property and iii. Intellectual
Property.
UNIT II PATENTS AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES        9
IP – Patents – Copyrights and related rights – Trade Marks and rights arising from Trademark
registration  – Definitions  – Industrial Designs and Integrated circuits  – Protection of
Geographical Indications at national and International levels – Application Procedures..
UNIT III INTERNATIONAL PARTICES       9
International convention relating to Intellectual Property – Establishment of WIPO – Mission
and Activities – History – General Agreement on Trade and Tariff (GATT).              
UNIT IV LEGISLATIONS AND POLICY      9
Indian Position Vs WTO and Strategies  – Indian IPR legislations  – commitments to WTOPatent Ordinance and the Bill  – Draft of a national Intellectual Property Policy  – Present
against unfair competition.                
UNIT V CASE STUDIES      9
Case Studies on  – Patents (Basumati rice, turmeric, Neem, etc.)  – Copyright and related
rights – Trade Marks  – Industrial design and Integrated circuits  – Geographic indications –
Protection against unfair competition.                              
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Subbaram N.R. “Handbook of Indian Patent Law and Practice “, S. Viswanathan Printers
and Publishers Pvt. Ltd., 1998.
REFERENCES:
1. Eli Whitney, United States Patent Number: 72X, Cotton Gin, March 14, 1974.
2. Intellectual Property Today : Volume 8, No. 5, May 2001, [www.iptoday.com].
3. Using the Internet for non-patent prior art searches, Derwent IP Matters, July 2000.
www.ipmatters.net/features/000707_gibbs.html.86
GE 9072              INDIAN CONSTITUTION AND SOCIETY                   L  T   P   C
3 0   0    3
OBJECTIVES:
 To expose the fundamental rights and constitutional remedies
 To understand the structure and functions of Central and State Governments
 To know the social structure and rights of weaker sections.
UNIT I CONSTITUTION OF INDIA    9
Historical Background  – Constituent Assembly of India  – Philosophical foundations of the
Indian Constitution – Preamble – Fundamental Rights – Directive Principles of State Policy –
Fundamental Duties – Citizenship – Constitutional Remedies for citizens.  
 
UNIT II UNION GOVERNMENT 9
Union Government – Structures of the Union Government and Functions – President – Vice
President  – Prime Minister  – Cabinet  – Parliament  – Supreme Court of India  – Judicial
Review.
UNITIII STATE GOVERNMENT 9
State Government – Structure and Functions – Governor – Chief Minister – Cabinet – State
Legislature – Judicial System in States – High Courts and other Subordinate Courts.
UNITIV FEDERAL SYSTEM 9
Indian Federal System  – Center  – State Relations  – President’s Rule  – Constitutional
Amendments – Constitutional Functionaries  - Assessment of working of the Parliamentary
System in India.

UNIT V SOCIETY AND RIGHTS 9
Society : Nature, Meaning and definition; Indian Social Structure; Castle, Religion, Language
in India; Constitutional Remedies for citizens – Political Parties and Pressure Groups; Right of
Women, Children and Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and other Weaker Sections.
TOTAL:  45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Durga Das Basu, “Introduction to the Constitution of India “, Prentice Hall of India, New
Delhi.
2. R.C.Agarwal, “Indian Political System”, S.Chand and Company, New Delhi, 1997.
3. Maciver and Page, “ Society: An Introduction Analysis “, Mac Milan India Ltd., New Delhi.
4. K.L.Sharma,  “Social Stratification in India: Issues and Themes”, Jawaharlal Nehru
University, New Delhi, 1997.
REFERENCES:
1. Sharma, Brij Kishore, “ Introduction to the Constitution of India:, Prentice Hall of India, New
Delhi.
2. U.R.Gahai, “Indian Political System “, New Academic Publishing House, Jalaendhar.
3. R.N. Sharma, “Indian Social Problems “, Media Promoters and Publishers Pvt. Ltd.87
GE 9073  CONTRACT LAWS AND REGULATIONS                             L  T   P   C
3   0    0  3
OBJECTIVES:
Students should be conversant with contract procedures, legal requirements and labour
regulations.
UNIT I CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS   10
Indian Contracts Act – Elements of Contracts – Types of Contracts – Features – Suitability –
Design of Contract Documents  – International Contract Document  – Standard Contract
Document – Law of Torts
UNIT II TENDERS 10
Prequalification – Bidding – Accepting – Evaluation of Tender from Technical, Contractual and
Commercial Points of View  – Contract Formation and Interpretation – Potential Contractual
Problems – World Bank Procedures and Guidelines –  Transparency in Tenders Act.
UNIT III ARBITRATION 5
Comparison of Actions and Laws – Agreements – Subject Matter – Violations – Appointment
of Arbitrators – Conditions of Arbitration – Powers and Duties of Arbitrator – Rules of Evidence
– Enforcement of Award – Costs
UNIT IV LEGAL REQUIREMENTS 10
Insurance and Bonding – Laws Governing Sale, Purchase and Use of Urban and Rural Land
– Land Revenue Codes – Tax Laws – Income Tax, Sales Tax, Excise and Custom Duties and
their Influence on Construction Costs  – Legal Requirements for Planning – Property Law –
Agency Law – Local Government Laws for Approval – Statutory Regulations
UNIT V LABOUR REGULATIONS 10
Social Security  – Welfare Legislation  – Laws relating to Wages, Bonus and Industrial
Disputes, Labour Administration  – Insurance and Safety Regulations  – Workmen’s
Compensation Act –  Indian Factory Act – Tamil Nadu Factory Act – Child Labour Act - Other
Labour Laws
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1. Gajaria G.T., Laws Relating to Building and Engineering Contracts in India, M.M.Tripathi
Private Ltd., Bombay, 1982.
REFERENCES:
1. Tamilnadu PWD Code, 1986.
2. Jimmie Hinze, Construction Contracts, Second Edition, McGraw Hill, 2001.
3. Joseph T. Bockrath, Contracts and the Legal Environment for Engineers and Architects,
Sixth Edition, McGraw Hill, 2000.88
GE 9022   TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT                             L  T   P   C
3   0   0    3
AIM
To provide comprehensive knowledge about the principles, practices, tools and techniques of
Total quality management.
OBJECTIVES
 To under the various principles, practices of TQM to achieve quality
 To learn the various statistical approaches for quality control.
 To understand the TQM tools for continuous process improvement.
 To learn the importance of ISO and Quality systems.
UNIT I  INTRODUCTION                                                                                                 9
Introduction  - Need for quality  - Evolution of quality  - Definition of quality  - Dimensions of
manufacturing and service quality  - Basic concepts of TQM  - Definition of TQM  – TQM
Framework - Contributions of Deming, Juran and Crosby – Barriers to TQM.
UNIT II  TQM PRINCIPLES                                                                                              9
Leadership  – Strategic quality planning, Quality statements  - Customer focus  – Customer
orientation, Customer satisfaction, Customer complaints, Customer retention  - Employee
involvement  – Motivation, Empowerment, Team and Teamwork, Recognition and Reward,
Performance appraisal  - Continuous process improvement  – PDSA cycle, 5s, Kaizen  -
Supplier partnership – Partnering, Supplier selection, Supplier Rating.
UNIT III  TQM TOOLS & TECHNIQUES I                                                                         9
The seven traditional tools of quality  – New management tools  – Six-sigma: Concepts,
methodology, applications to manufacturing,  service sector including IT  – Bench marking  –
Reason to bench mark, Bench marking process – FMEA – Stages, Types.
UNIT IV  TQM TOOLS & TECHNIQUES II                                                                        9
Quality circles – Quality Function Deployment (QFD) – Taguchi quality loss function – TPM –
Concepts, improvement needs – Cost of Quality – Performance measures.
UNIT V  QUALITY SYSTEMS                                                                                          9
Need for ISO 9000- ISO 9000-2000 Quality System  – Elements, Documentation, Quality
auditing- QS 9000 – ISO 14000 – Concepts, Requirements and Benefits – Case studies of
TQM implementation in manufacturing and service sectors including IT.
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK
1. Dale H.Besterfiled, et at., “Total Quality Management”, Pearson Education Asia,Third
Edition, Indian Reprint (2006).
REFERENCES
1. James R. Evans and William M. Lindsay, “The Management and Control of Quality”, 6
th
Edition, South-Western (Thomson Learning), 2005.
2. Oakland, J.S. “TQM  – Text with Cases”, Butterworth  – Heinemann Ltd., Oxford, 3
rd

Edition, 2003.
3. Suganthi,L and Anand Samuel, “Total Quality Management”, Prentice Hall (India) Pvt.
Ltd.,2006.
4. Janakiraman,B and Gopal, R.K, “Total Quality Management – Text and Cases”, Prentice
Hall (India) Pvt. Ltd., 2006.89
GE 9021   PROFESSIONAL ETHICS IN ENGINEERING                        L  T   P   C
3  0    0   3
AIM
To sensitize the engineering students on blending both technical and ethical responsibilities.
OBJECTIVES
 Identify the core values that shape the ethical behavior of an engineer.
 Utilize opportunities to explore one’s own values in ethical issues.
 Become aware of ethical concerns and conflicts.
 Enhance familiarity with codes of conduct.
 Increase the ability to recognize and resolve ethical dilemmas.
UNIT I  ENGINEERING ETHICS                                                                             9
Senses of ‘Engineering Ethics’ – Variety of moral issues – Types of inquiry – Moral dilemmas
– Moral Autonomy – Kohlberg’s theory – Gilligan’s theory – Consensus and Controversy  –
Professions and Professionalism – Professional Ideals and Virtues – Uses of Ethical Theories.
UNIT II  ENGINEERING AS SOCIAL EXPERIMENTATION                                          9
Engineering as Experimentation – Engineers as responsible Experimenters – Research Ethics
- Codes of Ethics – Industrial Standards - A Balanced Outlook on Law – The Challenger Case
Study
UNIT III  ENGINEER’S RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY                                               9
Safety and Risk  – Assessment of Safety and Risk  – Risk Analysis  – Reducing Risk – The
Government Regulator’s Approach to Risk - l Case Studies Chernoby and Bhopal
UNIT IV  RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS                                                                 9
Collegiality and Loyalty  – Respect for Authority  – Collective Bargaining  – Confidentiality  –
Conflicts of Interest  – Occupational Crime  – Professional Rights  – Employee Rights  –
Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) - Discrimination
UNIT V  GLOBAL ISSUES                                                                                               9              
Multinational Corporations – Business Ethics - Environmental Ethics – Computer Ethics - Role
in Technological Development  – Weapons Development  – Engineers as Managers  –
Consulting Engineers  – Engineers as Expert Witnesses and Advisors  – Honesty  – Moral
Leadership – Sample Code of Conduct                  
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. Mike Martin and Roland Schinzinger, “Ethics in Engineering”, McGraw Hill, New York
(2005).
2. Charles E Harris,  Michael S Pritchard and Michael J Rabins, “Engineering Ethics
Concepts and Cases”, Thompson Learning, (2000).
REFERENCES
1. Charles D Fleddermann, “Engineering Ethics”, Prentice Hall, New Mexico, (1999).
2. John R Boatright, “Ethics and the Conduct of Business”, Pearson Education, (2003)
3. Edmund G Seebauer and Robert L Barry, “Fundamentals of Ethics for Scientists and
Engineers”, Oxford University Press, (2001)
4. Prof. (Col) P S Bajaj and Dr. Raj Agrawal, “Business Ethics  – An Indian Perspective”,
Biztantra, New Delhi, (2004)
5. David Ermann and Michele S Shauf, “Computers, Ethics and Society”, Oxford University
Press, (2003)90
GE 9023   FUNDAMENTALS OF NANOSCIENCE                                     L T  P C
3  0  0  3
AIM
To make the students understand the importance , relevance and potentialities of this
emerging field of study.
OBJECTIVES
 Study the basic nano technology and nano science.
 Understand interdisciplinary nature of this field.
 Understand the importance role of physics, chemistry, biology.
 Recognize that the rules of nano science are fundamentally different than those we
experience.
 Study the basic fabrication strategies of nano science.
UNIT I     INTRODUCTION                                            10
Nanoscale Science and Technology- Implications for Physics, Chemistry, Biology and
Engineering-Classifications of nanostructured materials- nano particles- quantum dots,
nanowires-ultra-thinfilms-multilayered materials. Length Scales involved and effect on
properties: Mechanical, Electronic, Optical, Magnetic and Thermal properties. Introduction to
properties and motivation for study (qualitative only).
UNIT II        PREPARATION METHODS                                        10
Bottom-up Synthesis-Top-down Approach: Precipitation, Mechanical Milling, Colloidal routes,
Self-assembly, Vapour phase deposition, MOCVD, Sputtering, Evaporation, Molecular Beam
Epitaxy, Atomic Layer Epitaxy, MOMBE.
UNIT III    PATTERNING AND LITHOGRAPHY FOR NANOSCALE
                        DEVICES                                                                                                            5
Introduction to optical/UV electron beam and X-ray Lithography systems and processes, Wet
etching, dry (Plasma /reactive ion) etching, Etch resists-dip pen lithography
UNIT IV       PREPARATION ENVIRONMENTS                                                                  10
Clean rooms: specifications and design, air and water purity, requirements for particular
processes, Vibration free environments: Services and facilities required. Working practices,
sample cleaning, Chemical purification, chemical and biological contamination, Safety issues,
flammable and toxic hazards, biohazards.
UNIT V      CHARECTERISATION TECHNIQUES                                                   10
X-ray diffraction technique, Scanning Electron Microscopy  - environmental techniques,
Transmission Electron Microscopy including high-resolution imaging, Surface Analysis
techniques- AFM, SPM, STM, SNOM, ESCA, SIMS-Nanoindentation
     
TOTAL : 45 PERIODS
TEXT BOOKS
1. A.S. Edelstein and R.C. Cammearata, eds., “Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Properties and
Applications”, Institute of Physics Publishing, Bristol and Philadelphia, 1996.
2. N John Dinardo, “Nanoscale charecterisation of surfaces & Interfaces”, 2
nd
Edition,
Weinheim Cambridge, Wiley-VCH, 2000
REFERENCES
1. G Timp (Editor), “Nanotechnology”, AIP press/Springer, 1999
2. Akhlesh Lakhtakia (Editor), “The Hand Book of Nano Technology,Nanometer Structure”,
Theory, Modeling and Simulations”, Prentice-Hall of India (P) Ltd, New Delhi, 2007.




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