List of Postgraduate Courses

CE6011 CE6101 CE6103 CE6105 CE6106 CE6108 CE6109 CE6110 CE6111 CE6114 CE6115 CE6116 CE6117 CE6118 CE6119 CE6201 CE6203 CE6301 CE6304 CE6305 CE6309 CE6310 CE6311 CE6312 CE6315 CE6316 CE6319 CE6321 CE6323 CE6325 CE6327 CE6401 CE6402 CE6403 CE6404 CE6405 CE6406 CE6407 CE6408 CE6409 CE6410 CE6411 CE6501 CE6502 CE6503 CE6504 CE6505 CE6507 CE6508 CE6509 CE6510 CE6511 CE6512 CE6513 CE6514 CE6515 CE6516 Boundary Element Method Theory of Elasticity Theory of Plates Plastic Design of Structures Elastic Stability of Structures Analysis and Deisgn of Shells Finite Element Methods Computer Methods In Civil Engineering Advanced Design of Concrete Structures Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings Bridge Engineering Finite Element Methods II Structural Dynamics and Sysmic Design of Structures Structural Brick Work Advanced Theory and Design of Steel Structures Advanced Concrete Technology Theory and Design of Structural Concrete Theory of Water Treatment Theory of Sewege Treatment Biology of Seweage and Polluted Water Environmental Sanitation Industrial Water and Waste Treatment Municipal and Rural Sanitation Water Pollution and Its Control Water Supply Engineering and Design Sewerage and Drainage Engineering Design Environmental Management Environmental Impact Assesssment Surface water Quality Modeling Enviromental Fluid Dynamics Aquatic Chemistry for Environmental Engineers Siol Mechanics I Soil Mechanics II Foundation Analysis Methods Earth Pressure and Retaining Structures Earth Dams and Stability of Slopes Rock Mechanics Soil Dynamics Advanced Engineering geology Reinforced Earth Constitutive Modeling in Soil Mechanics Earthquake Engineering Transportation Engineering Geomeytric Design of Highways Highway Materials Advanced Surveying Structural Design of Pavements Traffic Engineering Railway Engineering Waterrways Planning and Design of Airports Transportation Planning Transportation Engineering Economics Traffic Simulation GIS and Remote Sensding in Transportation Transportation Modeling Road Traffic Accident

Approximate methods. Parametric representations of functions and geometry. Three dimensional problems.Chapter 6 Detail Outline of Postgraduate Courses CE 6011 Boundary Element Method 3 Credits Introduction. Repeated loading. Minimum weight design. Energy methods. shape functions. Torsion. Elastic instability of plane frames. CE 6105 Plastic Design of Structures 3 Credits Review of fundamental concepts. Local loads from shape function routines. Theories of failure. basic techniques. Orthotropic plates. thick shell and plate elements. Design of multistory frames. frames and grillages. Stability functions. Effects of axial load and shear forces. Axisymmetric analysis. Timedependent analysis: elastodynamics. Non-linear analysis: problems of elastoplasticity. Inelastic bucking. Upper and lower bounds. Elastic-plastic analysis. CE 6109 Finite Element Methods 3 Credits Introduction to finite element concepts. Circular plates. Buckling modes. collapse of beams and frames. Stress and strain in three dimensions. Three-dimensional formulations. Buckling of thin plates and membrane shells. beam bending. Failure load analysis. Bending theory of cylindrical shells and shells of revolution. Combination of Boundary Element Method with other numerical methods. the elastic membrane. Shakedown theorems. CE 6106 Elastic Stability of Structures 3 Credits Stability of struts and beam-columns. plane strain. One-dimensional problems: potential flow. Stiffness matrix. numerical analysis. Torsional buckling under various conditions of end loads. Isoparametric elements. transient groundwater flow. Fixed and moments. Two-dimensional problems of elastostatics. CE 6108 Analysis and Design of Shells 3 Credits Review of membrane theory of shells. CE 6103 Theory of Plates 3 Credits Rectangular plates with various edge conditions. Plastic analyses and design of beams. Buckling by combined torsion and flexure. Finite element formulation of various elastic problems-plane stress. Developing 1 . Numerical methods in the solution of plate problems Non-liner analyses of plates. CE 6101 Theory of Elasticity 3 Credits Stress-strain relationship. Design of shell roof of various shapes. Critical load. Energy principles. Synclastic and anticlastic shells. Finite difference and finite element methods. Bending of plates axisymmetric shells. Initial imperfections. Two-dimensional problems of potential flow. Energy method. Stress functions. axisymmetric and three dimensional cases. shells-the semiloof beam and shell. Plane-stress and plane-strain. Local buckling phenomenon. body of revolution with pressure and sinusoidal loading. Plastic hinges. General theorems. Lateral buckling of beams. Buckling of built-up sections. investigation of plastic collapse mechanisms and calculation of collapse loads. Two dimensional problems in rectangular and polar coordinates. Model analysis. Plastic collapse of reinforced concrete and masonry structures. Computer solutions of elasticity problem.

Analysis of dynamic response. Yield criteria. Variational principles in finite element analysis. SDOF. beams. Computer graphics. Beam: vibrations. Bulk storage structures. Convergence the patch test.and implementing elements. space frame.Large displacement and structural instability. wide-column analogy. Computational pitalls. Management of files and data bases. Solution techniques. response to haremonic. impulsive and general dynamic loading. storage of and computation with large and space matrices. Interaction of walls and frames-approximate methods. Interpolation and curve fitting. creep. The future of high-rise building. Programming for civil engineering problems on microcomputers. modelling of reinforced concrete. plasticity. elasto-plastycity. Advanced problems in foundations of structures. Linear and non-linear programming algorithms. Eigenvalue problems. lateral load resisting systems. Newton-Raphson and Modified Newton Raphson solution procedures. CE 6115 Bridge Engineering 3 Credits Planning concepts. Codes and specifications and their influence in design. slabs and columns. CE 6116 Finite Element Methods II 3 Credits General sources of nonlinearity in structures. Tubular structures-approximate methods. various types of bridges and their suitability for different span ranges. bridges and dams. Combined geometric and material nonlinearity. Probability theory. MDOF. Eulerian approach. vertical load resisting systems. various reduction and elimination schemes. two way slab systems. Finite element analysis of non-structural problems fluid flow. Masonry highrise buildings. CE 6117 Structural Dynamics and Seismic Design of Structures 3 Credits Fundamentals of structural dynamics.Material modelling. Details of reinforced concrete members. incremental. Numerical differentiation and integration. and finite element solutions. element assembly and equation solving. roudoft errors. random vibrations. Design and construction. Colmpurational aspects of matrix algebra relaxation methods. Bridge loadings. Substructures. Choice of systems optimum design. Coupled shear walls-continuous medium. computer analysis. Prestressd concrete structures. analysis. Grillage. 2 . ribbed slab. deep meams. Lagrangian approach-both total and updated. waffle slabs. Material Nonlinearity. Earthquake resistant design of buildings. Program optimization. Geometric Nonlinearity. suspension bridge. electomagnetic field analysis etc. grids. Solution of nonlinear equations. elastio viscoplasticity. undamped free vibrations. Deterministic and nondeterministic analysis of earthquake response. front and band solutions. Direct access backing storage. CE 6110 Computer Methods in Civil Engineering 3 Credits Advanced programming techniques related to civil engineering problems. Free vibration response. An individual or group project to design a complete structural system. finite element and finite strip methods of bridge deck analysis. Software packages. Modelling of dynamic problems and solution procedure. Long span bridges cable stayed bridge. CE 6111 Advanced Design of Concrete Structures 3 Credits Review of principles. File structures. CE 6114 Analysis and Design of Tall Building 3 Credits Structural forms of tall buildings-floor system. Orthotropic plate decks. viscoplasticity. building frames. creep and temperature effects. heat conduction. Interactive analysis and design. Iterative. periodic. long columns. Design of columns. Design for torsion. curved beams shear walls.

Strength of brick masonry compression element. themical and biological treatment processes. Bacterial growth and disinfection kinetics. Introduction to compressive field theory. torsion and combination of axial load and bending. Analysis and brickwork. Connections. physical and chemical deterioration. Design for combined procedures for laterally unsupported beams. CE 6201 Advanced Concrete Technology 3 Credits Properties of plain concrete. Concrete for special purposes. strut-and . Column Strength curves. Stresses due to torsions. British. Compression members . Durability. Buckling of plates. AISC design formulas for working stress design. properties and analysis of sewage. Physical. Testing destructive and nondestructive. Constituent materials. Cements. chemical and biological treatment processes.Design criteria. Prospects and problems of applying finite element method in the analysis and design of structural concrete. Control of taste and odour. shear. Controls of aquatic growth. Introductory Biochemistry. Tertiary treatment of effluents. Enumerisation of bacterial population. From works. permeability and porosity. Principles of physical. AISC working stress design criteria for combined bending and axial load. Design of laterally supported beam. Sludge dewatering and disposal. Cell physiology. transportation and placing. CE 6301 Theory of Water Treatment 3 Credits Water and its impurities.CE 6118 Structural Brickwork 3 Credits Properties of bricks and mortar: Strength compression element. Composite action of brick masonry walls. physico-chemical aspects of behaviour. Beam column. Analysis and design of unreinforced brickwork structures. Biaxial bending. Shear on beams. American. manufacture. Sludge digestion. Residual Stress. Design of column as affected by local buckling. Indicator organisms and water borne pathogens: Sampling and bacteriogical examination of water and waste water. Canadian etc). Evaluation of the impact of traditional concepts describing structural concrete behaviour on its analysis and design. Criteria of water quality.tie model and compressive-force path concept. aggregates and admixtures. Analogy between torsion and plane bending. Field control and acceptance. Ultimate limit state design of sections in bending. Desalinization and demineralization processes. CE 6119 Advanced Theory and Design of Steel Structure 3 Credits Tension members . Influence of material properties on stress distribution in structural members. CE 6305 Biology of Sewage and Polluted Waters 3 Credits Important microgranisms related to water and waste water engineering. Design in compliance with these concepts. Biology and bio-chemistry of sewage treatment. CE 6309 Environmental Sanitation 3 . Mixdesign. Comparison of design recommendations of different codes (viz. Reinforced and prestressed brickwork structures. CE 6304 Theory of Sewage Treatment 3 Credits Composition.Buckling of Column. CE 6203 Theory and Design of Structural Concrete 3 Credits Introduction to the limit state design concept.

aims and objectives of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). CE 6310 Industrial Water and Waste Treatment 3 Credits Requirements of water and various industries. Environmental issues related to development projects. pipe lines. Basic theory of control devices. Impact mitigation plan. Intakes. Industrial and personal hygienes. distribution systems. EIA methodologies: Adhoc. energy. CE 6316 Sewerage and Drainage Engineering Design 3 Credits Design of collection system. industry. alan use and urbanization. Environmental Evaluation System (EES). transport and communication. Matrices. Principles of excreta disposal with and without water carriage. Problems associated with industrial wastes. Geographical Information System Guidelines. CE 6315 Water Supply Engineering and Design 3 Credits development of design criteria for municipal and rural water sources. Environmental resource management and conservation strategies. Vector control. Pollution surveys and control programs. water resources. mineral resources. Environmental implications of sectoral development: Infrastructure. Environmental 4 . Impact identification. Economics of Environmental Management. airconditioning. agriculture. health and population. Environmental management at project level. chemical and biological methods of treatment. Project screening. Ground water resources and well design. Collection and disposal of municipal refuse. Characteristics and volume of industrial waste. Water pollution problems in Bangladesh. Ventilation. Solid waste management. Definition. Network. Functional hydraulic and structural design and complete sewage treatment plant and drainage systems. Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). prediction analysis and evaluation. Industrial waste problems of major industries and their methods of treatment and disposal. Camp sanitation. Individual water supply facilities and their sanitary protection. Importance of safe water supply and safe disposal of waste on sanitation. CE 6319 Environmental Management 3 Credits Environment and sustainable development. Effects on water. Initial Environmental Examination (IEE). CE 6311 Municipal and Rural Sanitation 3 Credits Transmission and control of communicable diseases. Checklists. Simulation Modelling Workshops (SMW). Physical. Hospital sanitation. Plumbing. pump house. Air pollution. 6312 Water Pollution and its Control 3 Credits Sources of pollution. Environmental Quality Standards (EQS). Insecticides and bacteriocides. Global and regional approach to environmental management.3 Credits Application of engineering principles to the control of communicable diseases. tourism. Housing. Overlays. CE 6321 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) 3 Credits Historical development. Public health organizations. Quality and treatment of industrial water. Municipal and rural sanitation facilities in Bangladesh. storage facilities and water treatment systems. Environmental policy and legislation. Milk an food sanitation.

Hydraulic fracturing. CE 6325 Environmental Fluid Dynamics 3 Credits Governing laws of motion for a viscous fluid: Review of laminar and turbulent flows. engineering control of DO. pe-pH diagrams. collapse and rheological properties. inorganic and organic complexation of trace elements. drains and geotechnical fabrics. dissolution of CO2 (open system). finite segment steady state lake models. Mass loading rage estimations: point source. vibrocompaction. Work plan. Natural weak acids and bases. tributary and intermittent sources. dynamic consolidation. Soil seepage analysis for isotropic and anisotropic conditions. Case studies. Dissolved carbonate equilibria (closed system). earth reinforcement. TOR for EIA. Failure theories Bearing capacity equations and factors. simplified river-stream eutrophication analysis for phytoplankton and rooted aquatic plants. Laboratory testing of soils and their interpretation for engineering purposes. Description. Redox equilibria and electron activity. Computation of environmental flows. Distribution of water quality in rivers and estuaries. fabric. Aquatic particles and coordinative properties of surfaces. mathematical formulations. Principles governing flow of water through soils. lime treatment. coexistence of phases in equilibrium. CE 6401 Soil Mechanics I 3 Credits (2 hours per week theory and 3 hours per week practical). Basic mechanisms of eutrophication. sources and sinks of DO kinetics. concept of cohesion and internal friction. Pollutant movement in porous media. CE 6327 Aquatic Chemistry for Environmental Engineers 3 Credits Review of some fundamentals of Chemistry. redox conditions in natural waters. Approaches to equilibrium problem solving: numerical solution. Mass transport equation. dispersion coefficients. CE 6323 Surface Water Quality Modeling 3 Credits Principal components of dissolved oxygen (DO) analysis. Numerical techniques for vertical and radial drainage. design procedure and usage of current site improvement techniques. DO analysis for waterbodies. Objectives of modeling. 5 . Fickian diffusion. applications. hydraulic transport processes. clay-water relation. Steady state sream equations. model calibration and verification. EIA in developing countries. Reservoir dynamics. Organization of EIA: Scope. One and three dimensional consolidation. Estuarine hydrology. blasting densification. Shear flow dispersion. the 'tableau method'. Case studies. Solubility of solids. Low flow estimates. travel time and velocity estimates. significance of N/P ratio. ion association among major aquatic constituents. sources and sinks of N and P. lakeside response to inputs. surface complexation models. structure-activity and propertyactivity relationships. sensitivity analysis parameter estimation. Subsoil exploration programme. Compression. Physical and hydrologic characteristics of lakes. water quality parameters. transformation reactions. Jets and buoyant jets. capillarity. Metal ions and ligands in natural waters. adsorption of metals and ligands on aquatic particles. Turbulent diffusion. aqueous complexes.monitoring and post-development audits. solution techniques. alkalinity and pH in natural waters. geological and agricultural soil maps. phytoplankton and nutrient interactions. buffer capacity. graphical solution. preloading. Fate of organic compounds in natural environment: volatilization. multi-dimensional models. swelling. Identifying characteristics of soils. clay minerals. resource requirements and costs of EIA. CE 6402 Soil Mechanics II 3 Credits Soil porosity and moisture effects relative to effective stress principles. Soil shear strength. interpretation of topographic. permeability and frost action. Mixing in rivers and estuaries. phytoplankton-DO relationships. sorption/partitioning.

Compaction. Engineering problems associated with construction in rocks. Vibration of elementary systems. Geological considerations for engineering designs. Dynamic solid properties and methods of their determination. machine foundations. Geology of Bengal Basin. Soil nailing. CE 6406 Rock Mechanics 3 Credits Classification and engineering properties of intact rocks. retaining walls and design of sheet piling system. CE 6407 Soil Dynamics 3 Credits Sources and types of dynamic loading. Monotonic. Model development process. CE 6404 Earth pressure and Retaining Structures 3 Credits Fundamentals of lateral earth pressure and classical methods of analysis. blast effects including nuclear weapon effects. Geotechnical aspects of open pit and underground mining.CE 6403 Foundation Analysis Methods 3 Credits Elastic foundations. Geologic structures. root or micropiles. Engineering properties of rocks. Historical geology. stability of slopes. subgrade coefficient. CE 6405 Earth dams and Stability of Slopes 3 Credits Seepage in composite sections. Wave propagation in soils. Geomorphology. soil foundation interaction for footing and mat designs. anchoring and rock botting. Conceptual performance of reinforced soil. shear modulus and damping effects. Modern approach of constitutive modeling in 6 . earthquake response. Vibrations of foundations on elastic media. construction and control of embankment. Models for different types of soils. Engineering geology of soft clays. CE 6409 Reinforced Earth 3 Credits Materials used in reinforced earth. Analysis. linearly-elastic pile and soil. Measurement of performance. CE 6408 Advanced Engineering Geology 3 Credits Advanced physical geology concerning transported and residual soils. Design parameters and testing techniques. Reinforced sloped. CE 6410 Constitutive Modeling in Soil Mechanics 3 Credits Elasto-plastic modeling of soils. Exact and numerical solutions to above problems. Study of the formation of delta. liquefaction. design and construction of granular insitu stabilized columns. waste disposal. design and construction of reinforced earth retaining structures. loads on infinite slabs. Characterization and properties of rock discontinuities criteria of rock failure. Earthquake zones of Bangladesh. Design and construction of reinforced paved and unpaved road. Erosion and deposition. Design of underground opening and structures. soft and hard rock. Methods of stability analysis. Stabilization. Analysis of braced excavations. Bearing capacity theories related to shallow and deep foundations. Material handling. constitutive laws. Principles of cofferdam design. Rock slope stability and reinforcement. settlement on nonhomogeneous half space. brittle fracture theory. Random (non-oriented) fibre reinforced soil. laterally loaded pile. Analysis. Analysis of simple pile and pile group foundations. cyclic and repetitive loading models.

Fourier and response spectra. stresses in rigid pavements. binder mixtures. telecommunication and transportation systems. Historical seismicity and earthquake catalogues: data acquisition. waterways. instruments. construction methods and maintenance. Elements of design. 7 . Case studies of major earthquakes. vehicle characteristics. traffic stream characteristics. analysis and interpretation of photographs. plotting of maps. subbase and subgrade. Application of soil models with small and large strain theories. Sight distance. sources. natural gas.soil mechanics. cement concrete in pavement constructions. Terrestrial and aerial photogrammetry. measurement of discharge and stream current. Cross-section elements. traffic control and operation. grade separation and interchanges. design theories and practices. Post earthquake damage survey. CE 6507 Traffic Engineering 3 Credits Characteristics of vehicles and driver. accidents and road safety. Road intersections. water. stereophotogrammetry. computations. Classification and schemes. time. Thermodynamic approach of modeling. magnitude rescaling. determination of depth under water. Design controls and criteria. Instruments. Hydrographic surveying. pavement performance. coordinate systems. traffic surveys. airways and pipelines. production. roadway lighting. Wave types and their characteristics. systems of transportation. CE 6411 Earthquake Engineering 3 Credits Historical background. parking. and other stars. field works errors and corrections. CE 6501 Transportation Engineering 3 Credits Historical development. aggregates. field works. CE 6502 Geometric Design of Highways 3 Credits Highway classification. Site characterization: amplification and responses. speed capacity. pavement rehabilitation. Characteristics of seismometers and microtremor instruments. CE 6505 Structural Design of Pavements 3 Credits Pavement types. wheel loads. base. Mitigation strategies. railways. Plate tectonics. linear and angular measurements. Field astronomy. Earthquake time histories. design and analysis of bituminous paving mixes. specifications properties and uses of bituminous materials. Experimental simulation and shaking tables. CE 6504 Advanced Surveying 3 Credits Triangulation. Highway drainage. horizontal and vertical alignment. traffic management and administration. transportation planning and development. Characteristics of magnitude and intensity scales. surface treatments. technical and operation characteristics of highways. Various types of earthquakes and faulting. field operations. stabilization methods. Geometric levelling. Motions of earth. evaluation of subgrade and base support. Traffic. remote sensing and its application in civil engineering. CE 6503 Highway Materials 3 Credits Origin. Application of soil models in Finite Element Method. Introduction to lifeline engineering: electricity. stresses in flexible pavements. application to hazard analysis. Distinct Element Method and Finite Difference Method. errors and corrections.

relationship between trip generation and land use. airport drainage. CE 6511 Transportation Planning 3 Credits Techniques and processes used in solving transportation problems. review of traffic simulation models. air traffic control systems. classification of waterways. random number generation techniques. image interpretation. ports and harbours. Techniques of cost benefit analysis. navigational aids. introduction to statistical distributions. route selection. gradient and curves. formulation of mathematical models to simulate existing travel patterns. geometric design of runways and taxiways. Model verification. classification techniques. Review of Monte Carlo simulation. permanent way. signalling and interlocking. capacity analysis. maintenance of waterways. elements of systems analysis and synthesis. Simulation system components.application of economic principles to one or more current issues in transportation polity and planning. CE 6512 Transportation Engineering Economics 3 Credits Introduction to basic economic theories. vessels. CE 6514 GIS and Remote Sensing in Transportation 3 Credits Concepts of Geographic Information Systems (GIS): definition. lighting and marking. construction and maintenance of airport pavements. structural design. strategy planning. geometric corrections. Road user charges and principles of road pricing. tunelling. CE 6510 Planning and Design of Airports 3 Credits Growth and demand of air transport. Simulation in traffic engineering. forecasting procedures and evaluation of transportation systems. Integration of RS and GPS with GIS. multi-spectral analysis. calibration and validation. identification and measurement of transportation costs and benefits. macroscopic and microscopic simulation. GIS software.CE 6508 Railway Engineering 3 Credits General requirements. principles and methodologies appropriate to transportation engineering. CE 6509 Waterways 3 Credits Historical development of navigation. traffic. collection and characteristics of base year data. transport infrastructure development and management. spatial analysis. social and environmental consequences. airport site selection and configuration. lane-based and non-lane-based mixed traffic simulation. Evaluation of transportation proposals in terms of their economic. sampling from distributions. construction and maintenance. alignments. data processing and management. Development of traffic simulation model. monitoring and evaluation of transport systems and environment. 8 . navigational channels. simulation warm up and update procedures. survey of waterways. Selected case studies . data acquisition. analysis and prediction of impacts. CE 6513 Traffic Simulation 3 Credits Introduction to simulation techniques. terminal areas. vehicle representation and processing techniques. logical aspects of modeling traffic flow components. deterministic and stochastic simulation. GIS applications in the field of transportation planning and traffic engineering: digitized mapping of land use and transport network. Basic principles of remote sensing (RS) and global positioning systems (GPS): definition. refinements and parameter estimation. data structure. points and crossings. spectral characteristics of land cover. Application of simulation models.

public transport information systems.traffic management and accident analysis. 9 . Integration of GIS packages with transport modeling software.

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