Syllabus for IES: Indian Engineering Services Examination
CIVIL ENGINEERING PAPER - I (For both objective and conventional type papers)
1. BUILDING MATERIALS Timber : Different types and species of structural timber, density-moisture relationship, strength in different directions, defects, influence of defects on permissible stress, preservation, dry and wet rots, codal provisions for design, Plywood. Bricks : Types, Indian Standard classification, absorption, saturation factor, strength in masonry, influence of morter strength onmasonry strength. Cement : Compounds of, different types, setting times, strength. Cement Mortar : Ingredients, proportions, water demand, mortars for plastering and masonry. Concrete : Importance of W/C Ratio, Strength, ingredients including admixtures, workability, testing for strength, elasticity, non-destructive testing, mix design methods. 2. SOLID MECHANICS Elastic constants, stress, plane stress, Mohr's circle of stress, strains, plane strain, Mohr's circle of strain, combined stress; Elastic theories of failure; Simple bending, shear; Torsion of circular and rectangular sections and simple members. 3. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS Analysis of determinate structures - different methods including graphical methods. Analysis of indeterminate skeletal frames - moment distribution, slope-deflection, stiffness and force methods, energy methods, Muller-Breslau principle and application. Plastic analysis of indeterminate beams and simple frames - shape factors. 4. DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES Principles of working stress method. Design of connections, simple members, Built-up sections and frames, Design of Industrial roofs. Principles of ultimate load design. Design of simple members and frames. 5. DESIGN OF CONCRETE AND MASONRY STRUCTURES Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces. Codal provisions for slabs, beams, walls and footings. Working stress method of design of R.C. members. Principles of prestressed concrete design, materials, methods of prestressing, losses. Design of simple members and determinate structures. Introductions to prestressing of indeterminate structures. Design of brick masonry as per I.S. Codes. 6. CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE, PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT Concreting Equipment: Weight Batcher, Mixer, vibrator, batching plant, concrete pump. Cranes, hoists, lifting equipment. Earthwork Equipment : Power shovel, hoe, dozer, dumper, trailers and tractor, rollers, sheep foot rollers, pumps. Construction, Planning and Management : Bar chart, linked bar chart, work-break down structures, Activity - on - arrow diagrams. Critical path, probabilistic activity durations; Event-based networks. PERT network: Time-cost study, crashing; Resource allocation.
CIVIL ENGINEERING PAPER-II (For both objective and conventional type papers)
1. (a) FLUID MECHANICS, OPEN CHANNEL FLOW, PIPE FLOW: Fluid Properties, Pressure, Thrust, Buoyancy; Flow Kinematics; Integration of flow equations; Flow measurement; Relative motion; Moment of momentum; Viscosity, Boundary layer and Control, Drag, Lift; dimensional Analysis, Modelling; Cavitation; Flow oscillations; Momentum and Energy principles in Open channel flow, Flow controls, Hydraulic jump, Flow sections and properties; Normal flow, Gradually varied flow; Surges; Flow development and losses in pipe flows, Measurements; Siphons; Surges and Water hammer; Delivery of Power Pipe networks. (b) HYDRAULIC MACHINES AND HYDROPOWER: Centrifugal pumps, types, performance parameters, scaling, pumps in parallel; Reciprocating pumps, air vessels, performance parameters; Hydraulic ram; Hydraulic turbines, types, performance parameters, controls, choice; Power
Measurement of elevations . Relief representation. Compressibility and consolidation. tractive power and track modernisation. sounding methods. Estimation of demand. monitoring of air pollution. foundation on swelling soils. map substitutes. swelling and its prevention. relating to gauge. soil testing in laboratory and in-situ. control of supply. settlement. grade separation. Primary and secondary treatment. 5. classification. soil exploration. PMF. (c) SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT Sources. outlets. drainage. 4 (a) SOIL MECHANICS: Properties of soils. accessibility. components and operational Tidal data and analyses. (a) HYDROLOGY : Hydrological cycle. Planning of railway systems. Containerisation. Appurtenant works. water demand assessment.layouts. terminology and designs. Lacey's and Tractive force concepts in canal design. Zoning laws. classification and layout. PMP. service equipment. detailing and maintenance of treatment units. track. River training. pondage. Types of piles and their design and layout. Storages and their yields. alignment and geometric design. flow nets. Evaporation and transpiration. Measurement of distances . storage.house. Permeability and seepage. Stress path and applications. Map preparation by plane tabling and by photogrammetry. controls. lining of canals. disposal of muck. ground water yield and well hydraulics. Dry and Wet docks. Field astronomy. classification and interrelationship.direct and indirect methods. rolling stock. bearing capacity. Rural water supply. horizontal and vertical curves. (d) AIR AND NOISE POLLUTION AND ECOLOGY: Sources and effects of air pollution. Contours. Intersections.
3. (b) WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING : Water resources of the globe: Multipurpose uses of Water: Soil-Plant-Water relationships. Shearing resistance. irrigation systems. signalling: Mass transit systems. optical and electronic devices. Sediment transport in canals. Plumbing Systems. Irrigation revenue. penetration tests. Helipads. Inverted filters. lighting and ventilation. Design of rigid boundary canals. alignment. Selection criteria. Littoral transport with erosion and deposition. design of intakes and conductors. (b) WASTE WATER ENGINEERING: Urban rain water disposal. Characteristics of sewage and its treatment. laboratory and field tests. 2. Visual aids and air traffic control. Theodolites . streamflow rejuvenation Institutional and industrial sewage management. Capacity of Reservoirs. prismatic compass. scales. transits. accuracy. River morphology. Remote sensing concepts. hangers. Airports . unit and synthetic hydrographs. samplers. Design of headworks. Conveyance and distribution systems of treated water. drainage design. Environmental assessment. emergency management. Floods and their management. Systems of sewage collection and disposal. Disposal of products of sewage treatment. stresses and failure. cross-drainage works. Non-Overflow and overflow sections of gravity dams and their design. b) TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING : Planning of highway systems. local attraction. stress distribution in soil. Compaction behaviour. yields.Spirit and trigonometric levelling. load tests. Establishment of control by triangulations and traversing .
. computation of coordinates. falls.measurements and adjustment of observations. Routing of floods. Design and Management of landfills. Runway and taxiway design and drainage management. Institutional and industrial water supply. traffic control. Foundations on expansive soils. Earth pressure theories. distribution works. Waterlogging.layout and orientation. (a) SURVEYING : Classification of surveys. Energy dissipators and tailwater rating. Digital elevation modelling concept. leakages and control. Ecological chain and balance. pumping. Tunnelling. methods of compaction and their choice. Streams and their gauging. networking. Concept of global positioning system. precipitation and related data analyses. Maintenance. collection and disposal. Measurement of directions. anchoring. Control of Water-borne diseases. Rural and semi-urban sanitation. location identification. Harbours . Traffic surveys. Water quality standards. Materials and construction methods for different surfaces and maintenance: Principles of pavement design. methods of construction. shipping lanes. (a) WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING : Sources of supply.types. Noise pollution and standards. (b) FOUNDATION ENGINEERING : Types of foundations. Design of sewers and sewerage systems. Drainage.
K. Bansal. 11.C. K. Negi. Gambhir B. Jain.K.C. Gupta & Pandit.C. Garg (Part-I & II).Reference Books for CIVIL ENGINEERING
SL. Shrivastav PEURIFOY Gopal Ranjan & Rao. S. B. Singer.C.C. Punamia U. 14. Reddy B. Peavy. Duggal. Garg. Ramamurtham.S. 9. B. S.Popove. Kadiyali Saxena & Arora Saxena & Arora Rangwala Rangwala.S. Jagdish Lal. 7. R.
4. Punamia S. S.K.Venkat Ramaiha.NO. 10.C. Design Steel Design Plastic Analysis
. Negi & Jangit. L.
Theory of Structures/ Analysis of Structure Construction Planning &Management (i) PERT -CPM (ii)Engineering Economy & unsolved Problems on PERT-CPM (iii) Equipment Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering
5. C. Punamia Modi & Seth.C. Punamia. Punamia(Part I & II). B. E.S. 12.
SUBJECT Strength of Materials /Mechanics of Structure
AUTHOR Gare & Timoshenko. A.
Environmental Engineering Highway Engineering Railway Engineering Airport Engineering Docks & Harbors’ Building Materials R. A.L.Jain K.Subramanyam. 1. 13. L. K. 8.
Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Machines
6. Metcalf & Eddy Khanna & Justo.K. L.K. Manicka Selvam