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Tech Civil (Structural Engineering) (Duration: TWO Years) (With effect from academic year 2011-2012) SEMESTER I
Course Code IS 501 SE 501 SE 503 SE 505 Name of subject OEC Structural Dynamics Solid Mechanics Advanced Design of Structures L-T-P 3-0-0 3-1-0 3-0-0 3-1-0 Credits 3 4 3 4 CE 5105 CE 5106 CE 5107 Course code

Name of subject OEC Finite Element Method Theory of Thin Plates and Shells Earthquake Analysis and Design of Structures Elective- I Lab Practice / Mini Project Total CE 5122 Dissertation II Intellectual property rights (MLC) Total L-T-P Credits 3-0-0 3-1-0 3-0-0 3-1-0 3 4 3 4

SE 507 SE 509

Advanced Structural Analysis Lab Practice / Mini project Total Elective II Communication Skills (MLC) Constitution of India (MLC) Dissertation I Total

3-1-0 0-0-2 15-3-2 3-1-0 2-0-0 2-0-0

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3-1-0 0-0-2 15-3-2 19 1-0-0

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CE 5121

20 Total No. of Credits

20 80

List of Electives
CE 5108 CE 5109 CE 5110 CE 5111 CE 5112 CE 5113 CE 5114 CE 5115 Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures Advanced Finite Element Method High Rise Structures Bridge Engineering Continuum Damage Mechanics Analytical and Finite Element Analysis of Laminated Composite Plates Computational Plasticity Advanced Design of Foundations

CE 5116 Computer Aided Design in Structural Engineering CE 5117 CE 5118 Stability of Structures Structural Reliability

List of Open Electives

1. Mechanics of Composite Materials

2. Advanced Numerical Methods

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING CE 5101 (Credits = 4; 3:1:0) Structural Dynamics

Introduction: Objectives of the study of structural dynamics, Importance of vibration analysis, Nature of exciting forces, Mathematical modeling of dynamic systems. Single Degree of Freedom System: Free and forced vibration with and without damping, Response to harmonic loading, Response to general dynamic loading using Duhamels integral, Fourier analysis for periodic loading, State Space solution for response, Numerical solution to response using Newmark method and Wilson method, Numerical solution for State Space response using direct integration. Multiple Degree of Freedom System (Lumped parameter): Two Degree of Freedom system, Multiple Degree of Freedom System, Inverse iteration method for determination of natural frequencies and mode shapes, Dynamic response by modal superposition method. Direct Integration of equation of motion. Multiple Degree of Freedom System (Distributed Mass and Load): Single span beams, free and forced vibration, Generalized Single Degree of Freedom System Special Topics in Structural Dynamics(Concepts only): Dynamic effects of wind loading, Moving loads, Vibrations caused by traffic, blasting and pile driving, Foundations for industrial machinery, Base Isolation. Reference Books

1) R. W. Clough and J. Penzien: Dynamics of Structures Mc Graw Hill. 2) A.K. Chopra: Structural Dynamics and introduction to earthquake engineering. 3) J. W. Smith: Vibration of structures. Application in civil engineering design: Chapman and Hall. 4) J.L. Humar: Dynamics of Structures: Prentice Hall. 5) Mario Paz: Structural Dynamics Theory and computation: CBS Publication. 6) Dynamics of structures- Hart and Wong

CE 5102 (Credits = 3; 3:0:0) Solid Mechanics

Introduction to Elasticity: The Displacement, the Strain and the Stress Fields, Constitutive Relations, Cartesian Tensors and Equations of Elasticity The Strain Field: Elementary Concept of Strain, Stain at a point, Principal Strains and Principal Axes, Compatibility Conditions The Stress Field: Stress at a point, Stress Components on an arbitrary Plane, Differential Equations of Equilibrium, Hydrostatic and Deviatoric Components Equations of Elasticity: Equations of Equilibrium, Stress-strain relations, Straindisplacement and compatibility relations, Boundary value Problems, Co-axiality of the Principal Directions Two-Dimensional Problems of Elasticity: Plane Stress and Plane Strain Problems, Airys stress function, Two-Dimensional Problems in Polar Coordinates. Torsion of Prismatic Bars: Saint Venants Method, Prandtls Membrane analogy, Torsion of Rectangular Bar, Torsion of Thin Tubes Plastic Deformation: Strain-Hardening, Idealized stress-strain curve, Yield Criteria, von Mises Yield Criterion, Tresca Yield Criterion, Plastic Stress-Strain Relations, Principle of Normality and Plastic Potential, Isotropic Hardening

Reference Books

1) Theory of Elasticity, S. Timoshenko and J. N. Goodier, McGraw Hill,1961 2) Elasticity,M.H.Sadd,Elsevier,2005 3) Engineering Solid Mechanics, A.R.Ragab, S.E.Bayoumi, CRC Press,1999 4) Computational Elasticity, M. Ameen, Narosa ,2005 5) Solid Mechanics, S. M. A. Kazimi, Tata McGraw Hill,1994 6) Advanced Mechanics of Solids, L.S. Srinath, Tata McGraw Hill,2009

CE 5103 ( Credits = 4; 3:1:0) Advanced Design of Structures

Theory and Design of silos, bunkers, grid floors, aqueduct, folded plates, flat slabs, Design of shells. Beams on elastic foundation Structural steels, Plastic analysis and design for rectangular frames, gable frames. Beam columns. Gantry girder, Design of plate girders

Reference Books

1) P. C. Verghese, Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design; Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi. 2) B.C. Punmia, A. K. Jain, Arun K. Jain, Reinforced concrete structures Vol II, Laxmi Publications, New Delhi. 3) T.Y. Lin and Ned H. Burns, Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures, John Wiley Publication. 4) N. Krishna Raju, Prestressed Concrete, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. 5) Design of steel structures Vol II by Ramchandra. Standard Book House Delhi. 6) Design of Steel Structures -- A.S. Arya, J.L. Ajmani; Nemchand and Bros. Roorkee 7) Structural Analysis and design of Tall Buildings --Bungale S. Taranath; Mc Graw Hill International Edition 8) The Steel Skeleton Vol II Plastic Behaviour and Design - J.F. Baker, M.R. Horne, J. Heyman, ELBS. 9) Plastic Methods of Structural Analysis by Neal B.G. Chapman and Hall London. 10) SP 6 (BIS) , IS 800 (2007)

CE 5104 (Credits = 4; 3:1:0) Advanced Structural Analysis

Influence coefficients, physical significance, effects of settlements, temperature change and lack of fit, structure approach and member approach, stiffness method applied to large frames, local coordinates and global coordinates. Stiffness matrix assembly of structures, stiffness matrix in global (system) coordinates boundary conditions. Solution of stiffness matrix equations, calculation of reactions and member forces, applications to simple problems of beams, plane trusses, plane rigid jointed frames and grids by structures approach and also by member approach. Introduction : Boundary value problems (BVP), Approximate solution of boundary value problems, modified Galerkin method for one-dimensional BVP, matrix formulation of the modified Galerkin method. Linear element, shape functions, solution for Poissons equation, a general onedimensional equilibrium problem.

Reference Books

1) Matrix Analysis of Framed Structures, Weaver and Gere 2) The Finite Element Method, P.E. Lewis and J.P.Ward, Addison-Wesley Publ.Co 3) Computer Methods in Structural Analysis, J. L. Meek, E and FN, Span Publication 4) The Finite Element Method, Desai and Able, CBS Publication

OEC (Open Elective course) Advanced Numerical Methods (Credits = 3; 3:0:0)

Fundamentals of numerical methods; Error analysis - polynomial approximations and interpolations Curve fitting; Interpolation and extrapolation Solution of nonlinear algebraic and transcendental equations; Elements of matrix algebra, Solution of systems of linear equations; Eigen value problems; Numerical differentiation & Integration; Solution of ordinary and partial differential equations. Finite Difference scheme - Implicit & Explicit scheme. Computer algorithms; Numerical solution for different structural problems. Fuzzy logic and Neural network

Reference Books

1) K.E. Atkinson, An Introduction to Numerical Analysis, J. Wiley and Sons, 1989. 2) Scheid F, Theory and problems of Numerical analysis. New York. McGraw Hill Book Co.(Shaum Series), 1988 3) Sastry S S, Introductory Methods of Numerical Analysis. Prentice-Hall of India, 1998 4) Chapra S C and Canale R P, Numerical Methods for engineering. Mcgraw-Hill Inc, 1998.

CE 5105 (Credits = 4 ; 3:1:0) Finite Element Method

Prerequisite: CE 5104 Introduction, History and applications. Spring and bar elements, Minimum Potential Energy Principle Direct stiffness Method: Nodal Equilibrium equations, Assembly of global stiffness matrix, Element strain and stress Beam Elements: Flexure element, element stiffness matrix, element load vector. Method of Weighted Residuals: Galerkin finite Element Method, Application to structural elements Interpolation functions, Compatibility and completeness

requirements, polynomial forms. Applications Triangular elements, Rectangular elements, Three-dimensional Elements, Isoparametric formulation, Axi-symmetric Elements, numerical Integration, Gaussian Quadrature Application to Solid Mechanics: Plane stress, CST Element, Plane strain rectangular element, Isoparametric formulation of the plane Quadrilateral Element, Axi-symmetric stress analysis, Strain and Stress computations. Computer implementation of FEM procedure, Pre-processing, solution, Postprocessing, Use of commercial FEA software.

Reference Books

1) Finite Element Analysis, P. Seshu, Prentice-Hall of India,2005 2) Concepts and Applications of Finite Element Analysis, Cook R.D. John Wiley, New York 1995 3) Fundamentals of Finite Element Analysis, David Hutton, Mc-Graw Hill, 2004 4) Finite Element Analysis, Buchanan G.R., McGraw Hill Publications New York 1995 5) Finite Element Method, Zienkiewicz O.C. & Taylor R.L. Vol-I, II & III, Elsevier 2000 6) Finite Element Methods in Engineering, Belegundu A.D. And Chandrupatla, T.R. Prentice hall India 1991

CE 5106 (Credits = 3; 3:0:0) Theory of Thin Plates and Shells

Introduction: Space curves, Surfaces, Shell co-ordinates, Strain Displacement relations, Assumptions in shell theory, Displacement field approximations, Stress resultants, Equation of equilibrium using principle of virtual work, Boundary conditions. Static Analysis of Plates: Governing equation for a rectangular plate, Navier solution for simply-supported rectangular plate under various loadings, Levy solution for rectangular plate with other boundary conditions. Circular Plates: Analysis under axi-symmetric loading, Governing differential equation in polar coordinates. Approximate Methods of Analysis Rayleigh Ritz approach for simple cases in rectangular plates. Static Analysis of Shells: Membrane theory of shells: Cylindrical, conical and spherical shells, Shells of revolution with bending resistance: Cylindrical and conical shells, Application to pipes and pressure vessels. Thermal Stresses in plate / Shell

Reference Books

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S. Timoshenko and W. Krieger: Theory of plates and shells: Mc Graw Hill. Ansel C. Ugural: Stresses in Plates and Shells: Mc Graw Hill. H. Kraus: Thin Elastic Shells: John Wiley and Sons. K. Chandrashekhara: Theory of Plates: Universities Press. G.S. Ramaswamy : Design and Construction of Concrete Shells

CE 5107 (Credits = 4; 3:1:0) Earthquake Analysis and Design of Structures

Seismology and Causes of Earthquake and Magnitude Seismic Design - concepts, structural response, principles of member design, R.C. Ductile frames, shear walls Response spectra - theory and development, Tripartite response spectra Earthquake response of MDOF system using equivalent static method, response spectrum method, modal analysis method. Design considerations for structures, drift and lateral stability criteria, Earthquake Resistant Design of buildings. Choice of earthquake resisting systems for low rise, medium rise and high rise buildings. Behaviour of RCC members under reversible loading. IS code Provision for Various Structures Introduction to Vibration control techniques Base isolation, Dampers for seismic response mitigation

Reference Books

1) Bruce A. Bolt, Earthquakes, W. H. Freeman and Company, New York 2) Farzad Naeim , The Seismic design handbook , Kluwer Academic Publishers Group, The Netherlands 3) T. Paulay and M.J.N Priestley , Seismic Design for R.C. and Masonry Building , John Wiley and Sons 4) IS 1893,IS 13920,IS 4326 5) Seismic isolation: From theory to practice: James Kelly. 6) An introduction to seismic isolation: Robinson and Skinner


SEC (Science Elective Course) (Credits = 4; 3:1:0) Mechanics of Composite Materials

Introduction: Definition of Fiber reinforced Composites, Applications and Various reinforcement and matrix materials. Mechanics of a Lamina: Linear elastic stress-strain relations, Elastic constants based on micromechanics, Plane stress constitutive relations, Transformation of stresses and strains Transformation of material coefficients, thermal stresses and strains. Laminated Composites: Types of laminated composites, Displacement field approximations for Classical Laminate theory, Laminate Strains, Stress resultants, Stiffness matrices, stresses and strains due to applied loads, Introduction to First Order Shear Deformation Theory. Failure Theories of a Lamina: Maximum Stress Failure Theory, Maximum Strain Failure Theory, Tsai-Hill Failure Theory, Tsai-Wu Failure Theory. Mechanical Properties Determination: Tensile properties, Compressive properties, Flexure properties, In-plane shear properties, Inter-laminar shear strength.

Reference Books 1) R. M. Jones: Mechanics of Composite Materials: Taylor and Fransis. 2) A. K. Kaw. Springer : Mechanics of Composite Materials: CRC Press 3) P. K. Mallick: Fiber Reinforced Composites: CRC Press.


ELECTIVES (Credits =4; 3:1:0) CE 5108 (4:0) Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures
Introduction to prestressed concrete: types of prestressing, systems and devices, materials, losses in prestress. Analysis of PSC flexural members: basic concepts, stresses at transfer and service loads, ultimate strength in flexure, code provisions in IS 1343. Statically determinate PSC beams: design for ultimate and serviceability limit states for flexure, and flexure combined with axial compression or tension; analysis and design for shear and torsion, code provisions. Transmission of prestress in pre-tensioned members; Anchorage zone stresses for post-tensioned members. Statically indeterminate structures - Analysis and design - continuous beams and frames, choice of cable profile, linear transformation and concordancy. Composite construction with precast PSC beams and cast in-situ RC slab - Analysis and design, creep and shrinkage effects. Partial prestressing - principles, analysis and design concepts, crack-width calculations Analysis and design of prestressed concrete pipes, tanks and spatial structures - slabs, grids, folded plates and shells. Use of relevant codes of practice.

Reference Books 1) T.Y. Lin, Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures, Asia Publishing House, 1955. 2) N. Krishnaraju, Prestressed Concrete, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1981. 3) Y. Guyan, Limited State Design of Prestressed Concrete, Applied Science Publishers, 1972.


CE 5109 (4:0) Advanced Finite Element Method

Review of Finite Element Method, Flexural stresses and strains in plates, Rectangular elements, Triangular elements, Quadrilateral and annular element. Flat Facet shell element, Axi-symmetric shells, Straight section, Curved section, Nonaxisymmetric loads Vibrational Analysis: Consistent mass matrices, Eigenvalue problems, Reduction of stiffness and Mass matrices Instability Analysis: Initial stress stiffness matrices, Linear Instabilty and Vibrations, Nonlinear Instability Analysis

Reference Books

1) Finite Elements for Structural Analysis , W. Weaver and P. R. Johnston , PrenticeHall ,Inc.,1984 2) Finite Element Method for Plate and Shell Structures, T.J.Hughes, E.Hinton, Pineridge Press International, 1986 3) Structural Dynamics by Finite Elements, W.Weaver, P.R. Johnston , Prentice-Hall ,Inc.,1987 4) Finite Element Procedures, K. J. Bathe, Prentice-Hall ,Inc.,1996 5) Matrix and finite element displacement analysis of structures, D.J. Dawe, Oxford University Press,1984


CE 5110 (4:0) High Rise Structures

Design of transmission / TV tower, Mast and trestles: Configuration, bracing system, analysis and design for vertical transverse and longitudinal loads. Analysis and Design of RC and Steel Chimney Foundation design for varied soil strata. Tall Buildings , Structural Concept, Configurations, various systems, Wind and Seismic loads, Dynamic approach , structural design considerations and codal provisions. Fire fighting design provisions.

Reference books

1) Bungale S. Taranath , Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings, Mc Graw Hill International Editions. 2) Arya Ajmani, Steel Structures, Nemchand and Bros. Roarkee, 3) O.P. Jain and Jaikrishna., Plain and Reinforced Concrete Structures Vol II, Nemchand and Bros Roorkee 4) S. N. Manohar, Tall Chimneys, Tata Mc Graw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi


CE 5111(4:0) Bridge Engineering

Introduction, Classification and types. IRC specifications for road bridges (RC and PSC) and railway bridges; Earthquake resistant design considerations, Design of superstructure, Load distribution theories, Analysis and design of Reinforced concrete and Prestressed concrete T-beam bridge, PC box girder bridge; Design of bearings; Pier and abutment design, foundation types, analysis and design Vibration control devices, seismic isolation of bridges, design of lead rubber bearings. Constructional Methodology and Formwork Design

References Books:

1) N. Krishna Raju, Design of Bridges, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi and Kolkata (2001) 2) T.R. Jagdeesh , M.A.Jayaram , Design of Bridge Structures, Prentice hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi (2003) 3) D. Johnson Victor, Essentials of Bridge Engineering, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Ltd., 5th Edition, (2001) 4) V. K. Raina, Concrete Bridge Practice: Construction and maintenance and rehabilitation, Tata Mc Graw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi 5) V. K. Raina, Concrete Bridge Practice: Analysis, design and economics, Tata Mc Graw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi 6) R. E. Rowe, Concrete bridge design 7) K. S. Rakshit, Design and Construction of Highway Bridges, New Central Book agency 8) M.J.N. Priestley, G. M. Calvi, Seismic design and retrofit of bridges 9) IRC Codes : i. IRC 6 (2000), Section II: Loads and stresses.



IRC 16 (1989), Section for priming of base course with bituminous primers


IRC 18 (2000), Design criteria for PC road bridges (post tensioned concrete )


IRC 21 (2000), Section III : Cement concrete (Plain and reinforced)

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IRC 78 (2000), Section VII: Foundations and substructures IRC 83 (1982), Section IX: Bearings, Part I: Metallic bearings (1994)


IRC 83 (1987), Section IX: Bearings, Part II: Elastomeric bearings (1994)


IRC 83 (1987), Section IX: Bearings, Part III: POT and PTFE bearings (1994)

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CE 5112 (4:0) Continuum Damage Mechanics Pre-requisite: CE5105

Review of Elasticity Theory, Motion of a continuum, Deformation and strain, Stress, Linear Elastic Relation. Isotropic Damage, Damage variables, Effective stress, Damage evolution Kinematic Description of Damage, Damage state, Damage Tensor Anisotropic Damage Criterion, Damage Evolution, Constitutive model, Uniaxial Tension Analysis Coupled Damage Plasticity, Stress Transformation, Effective Stress Tensor, Effective Backstress Tensor, Strain Rate Transformation, Effective Plastic strain rate, Coupling of Damage and Plastic deformation

Reference Books

1) Damage Mechanics , G.Z.Voyiadjis and P.I.Kattan , Taylor and Francis,2005 2) Engineering Damage Mechanics , J.Lemaitre and R.Desmorat , Springer,2005


CE 5113 (4:0) Analytical and Finite Element Analysis of Laminated Composite plates
Introduction: Displacement field approximations for Classical laminated plate theory and First order shear deformation theory. Analytical Solutions for Bending of Rectangular Laminated plates (Using CLPT): Governing equations, Navier solutions of cross-ply and angle-ply laminated simplysupported plates, Determination of stresses. Levy solutions for plates with other boundary conditions. Analytical Solutions for Bending of Rectangular Laminated plates (Using FSDT): Governing equations, Navier solutions of cross-ply and angle-ply laminated simplysupported plates, Determination of stresses. Levy solutions for plates with other boundary conditions. Finite Element Solutions for Bending of Rectangular Laminated plates (Using CLPT): Introduction to Finite Element method, Rectangular elements, formation of stiffness matrix, formation of load vector, Numerical integration, Post computation of stresses. Finite Element Solutions for Bending of Rectangular Laminated plates (Using FSDT): Finite element model, C0 element formulation, Post computation of stresses.

Reference Books 1) J. N. Reddy: Mechanics of Laminated Composites Plates and Shells: CRC Press.


CE 5114 (4:0) Computational Plasticity

Continuum Plasticity, Yield criterion, Isotropic hardening, Kinematic hardening, Combined isotropic and kinematic hardening, Visco-plasticity and creep element. Deformation gradient, Measures of strain, Polar decomposition, Velocity gradient, rate of deformation, Elastic-plastic coupling Hamiltons principle, finite element method, Finite element equilibrium equations, Integration of momentum balance and equilibrium equations Implicit and explicit integration of constitutive equations, Material Jacobian, Kinematic hardening, implicit integration in visco-plasticity Implementation of plasticity models, Isotropic hardening plasticity implementation, Large deformation implementation, Elasto-visco-plasticity implementation.

Reference Books

1) Introduction to Computational Plasticity, F. Dunne and N. Petrinic ,Oxford University Press,2005 2) Computational Inelasticity, J. C. Simo and T.J.R.Hughes,Springer,1998 3) Computational Methods for Plasticity, E. D. S. Neto, D. Peric, DRJ Owen,Wiley,2008


CE 5115 (4:0) Advanced Design of Foundations

Foundation Design considerations - Geotechnical and Structural aspects, Type, Selection and importance. Settlement and Safe Bearing Capacity, Factors to be considered in design. Design of Footing subjected vertical, inclined loads, moments, footing in difficult soil conditions, effect of settlement and effect of water table and harmful ingredients. Special foundation and beams on elastic foundations, Mat foundation with settlement, analysis with FEM, Basement wall footing, design for lateral and uplift pressure. Shoe footing. Analysis and design of Pile foundation, seismic design consideration, Pile -Raft foundation, Pile Cap design, Grid Foundation, Well Foundation, Anchor Design design of Conduits and buried structures. Use of Foundation Design Software: SAFE, Plaxis

Reference Books

1) Design of foundation system by N.P. Kurian, Narosa Publishing House 2) Foundation Analysis and Design by J. E. Bowles, Tata McGraw Hill New York 3) Analysis and Design of Substructures, Sawmi Saran , Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi.


CE 5116 (4:0) Computer Aided Design in Structural Engineering

Concepts of Computer Aided Design - Role of Computers in engineering process. Introduction to Hardware and Software Systems for Computer Aided Engineering. Software Tools for CAD: Programming paradigms - Object Oriented Programming Introduction to C++ Computer modelling of engineering systems - Data Structures pointers, arrays, structures and classes, Programming techniques for computer modelling of civil engineering problems. Computer Graphics - Basic principles, Transformations, Segmentation, Interactive graphics, Drafting - AutoCAD, Graphical User Interfaces - Windows. Graphics standards - Graphics Programming. Database Management System - Database models - Concepts of RDBMS - Engineering Database Management systems - Concepts of Database Programming. Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems - Knowledge Representation - Rules, Frames and Semantic networks - Inference Strategies. Process models - prototypes in Civil Engineering. Development of CAE systems for different civil engineering applications such as in Building Technology and Construction Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Environmental Engineering. Solution of problems on softwares: STAAD, ETABS, SAP, ABAQUS, MATLAB, Safe, ADAPT, MIDAS etc.


CE 5117 (4:0) Stability of Structures

Buckling of columns, Introduction, Concepts of stability, Methods of Neutral equilibrium Euler column- Eigen value problem- axially loaded column, eccentrically loaded columns. Energy principle - Raleigh Ritz method - Galerkin method- Numerical methods (Newmarks difference and matrix methods) Beams and beam columns - introduction lateral buckling of beams beam column with concentrated and distributed loads - effect of axial load on bending stiffness Bucking of frames - introduction modes of buckling critical load using various methods. Neutral equilibrium - slope deflection equations, matrix method. Buckling of plates differential equation of plate buckling critical load on plates for various boundary conditions Energy method finite difference method

Reference Books

1) Timoshenko and Gere. Theory of elastic stability, Tata Mc Graw Hill,1981 2) Alexander Chajes, Principles of Structural Stability Theory, Prentice Hall, New Jersey 3) Iyengar, N. G. R., Structural Stability of columns and plates, Eastern west press Pvt. Ltd. 4) Bleich F. Bucking, Strength of Metal Structures, Tata McGraw Hill New York


CE 5118 (4:0) Structural Reliability

Concepts of structural safety, Basic statistics and probability, Sample co relation; Probability Theory - Random, discrete and continuous variables, Probability distributions, Resistance distributions Statistical analysis of structural materials. Probabilistic Analysis for loads; Structural Reliability - Reliability Analysis of simple structural elements, Level two method, FOS method, Reliability of Redundant and non redundant systems, fault free, Event free analysis. Monte Carlo Methods of Analysis - Structural safety random number generation, reliability analysis of concrete structures; Reliability Based Design - Load and Resistance factors of design, I.S. Code provisions, Introduction to Stochastic process. Decision Analysis - Simple risk decision, Decision model, Decision criteria, Decision based on existing information, Prior Analysis.

Reference Books 1) R. E. Melchers, Structural Reliability Analysis and Prediction, Ellis Horwood Ltd. 2) Edward Haugen, Probabilistic Approaches to Design, John Wiley and sons, London 3) R. Ranganathan, Reliability Analysis and Design of Structures, Tata McGraw Hill Publication, New Delhi.


Lab Practice-I
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Experiments based on shake table and Data Acquisition System Modal Analysis

3) Vibration measurement 4) Structural Engineering Studio 5) Site visits to RCC, PC and Steel construction works 6) NDT of concrete

Lab Practice-II
1) FEA software packages and Applications 2) Determination of static and dynamic modulus of Elasticity 3) Determination of Poissons ratio of concrete 4) Visit to IMD, Shivajinagar, Pune 5) Visit to CDAC, University of Pune


CE 5121 (0:12) Dissertation I

The Project work will start in semester III, and should involve scientific research, design, collection and analysis of data, determining solutions and must bring out the individuals contribution. Dissertation-I will have mid semester presentation and end semester presentation. Mid semester presentation will include identification of the problem based on the literature review on the topic by referring to standard journals; papers published in various conferences etc. End semester presentation should be done along with the report on identification of topic for the work and the methodology adopted.

CE 5122 (0: 18) Dissertation II

Dissertation II will be related to work on the topic identified in Dissertation I. Mid semester presentation, Continuous assessment. There will be pre submission seminar at the end of academic term. After the approval the student has to submit the detail report. Continuous assessment of Dissertation I and Dissertation II will be monitored by the departmental committee.