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Curriculum

Handbook
B.Tech in CE

Applicable from Admission Batch 14/15

Department of Civil Engineering


ITER, Siksha O Anusandhan University
http://soauniversity.ac.in/home/civil
FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE

DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING


! ITER, SIKSHA O ANUSANDHAN UNIVERSITY

Page CONTENTS
2 Program Educational Objectives

3 Student Outcomes

4 Regular Curriculum Plan for the B.Tech Program (This doesnt


include the interdisciplinary specialisation)

17 List of Core Subjects

18 Choice Based Credit System, Elective Policy, Areas and List of


Electives

21 Interdisciplinary Specialisation Policy, Areas and Subjects

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Program Educational Objectives


1 Our Graduates will have successful professional careers in industry,
government, academia or non-profit organizations

2 Our Graduates will effectively lead, work and communicate in


multidisciplinary teams and apply sound engineering principles and
design methodology to solve societal problems

3 Our Graduates will maintain currency in their chosen fieldthrough


higher study, through organizational participation and through
participation in professional developmentalactivities.

2 of 25 The textbooks prescribed for each subject are required and will be the only ones used for that subject
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DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING


! ITER, SIKSHA O ANUSANDHAN UNIVERSITY

Graduates will have the

A Ability to apply mathematics, science and engineering principles.

B Ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret


data.

C Ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired


needs.

D Ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

E Ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.

F Understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

G Ability to communicate effectively.

H The broad education necessary to understand the impact of


engineering solutions in a global and societal context.

I Recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long


learning.

J Knowledge of contemporary issues.

K Ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools


necessary for engineering practice

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SEMESTER 1 (SUBJECTS with BLACK Highlighting ARE REQUIRED FOR PROMOTION TO 2ND YEAR)

SUBJECT CODE SUBJECT NAME CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

CHM 1001 Chemistry 4 1

Matter and Measurement; Atoms, Molecules and Ions; Mass Relationships in Text Book: General Chemistry by Ebbing
Chemical reactions; Reactions in Aqueous Solutions; Periodicity and and Gammon, Cengage India
Electronic Structure of Atoms; Ionic Bonds and Some Main Group Chemistry;
Covalent Bonds and Molecular Structure; Gases; Liquids, Solids and Phase Course Format: 3 * 1hr Lectures and 1 * 2hr
Changes; Solutions and their Properties; Chemical Kinetics; Chemical Lab per Week
Equilibrium; Aqueous Equilibria; Applications of Aqueous Equilibria;
Thermodynamics; Electrochemistry; Nuclear Chemistry

MTH 1001 Calculus I 4 6

Functions and Models, Limits and Derivatives, Differentiation Rules, Textbook Early Transcedentals, 7th
Application of Differentiation, Integrals, Applications of Integration, Edition, by James Stewart, Cengage
Techniques of Integration, Further Applications of Integration, Parametric
Equations and Polar Coordinates, Infinite Sequences and Series Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class,
4 Credits

CSE 1001 Introduction to Computer Programming 4 1

How to solve it by Computer: Introduction to Computer Problem Solving; Textbook


Fundamental Algorithms; Factoring Methods; Array Techniques; Merging, - How to Solve it by Computer by R.G.
sorting and searching; Text processing and pattern searching Dromey, Pearson India
A Laboratory Course for Programming with Java : Overview of - A Laboratory Course for Programming
Programming and Problem Solving, The Elements of Java, Classes and with Java by Nell Dale, Jones and
Methods, Numeric Types, Branching and Method Algorithm Design, Loops
Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class,
and Files, Additional Control Structures and Exceptions, Object Oriented
1 Lab/Week, 2hr/Lab, 4 Credits
Software Programming, Arrays, Inheritance, Polymorphism and Scope.

HSS 1021 Principles of Microeconomics 3 6

Introduction, How Markets Work, Markets and Welfare, The Economics of the Textbook Principles of Economics, 6th
Public Sector, Firm Behavior and the organization of Industry, The Economics Edition, by N Gregory Mankiw, Cengage
of Labor Market, Theory of Consumer Choice, Frontiers of Microeconomics
Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class,
3 Credits

PHY 1001 University Physics: Mechanics 4 1

1D Kinematics, 2D Kinematics, Circular Motion, Newtons Laws, Forces & Textbook University Physics with Modern
Free Body Diagram, Friction, Work & Energy, Potential Energy, General Work Physics, by Young and Freedman, Pearson
Energy, Center of Mass, Collisions, Impulse, Rotational Kinematics, Parallel
Axis, Torque, Rotational Dynamics, Statics, Angular Momentum, Harmonic Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class,
Motion, Waves, Fluids 1 Lab/Week, 2hr/Lab, 4 Credits

GEN 1001 Introduction to Engineering Design 1 4

Explanation of Program Outcomes (1 class), Introduction to the Engineering Textbook - Engineering Design by Dieter
Design Process (11 Classes)
Final Exam is a Conceptual Product Created using the Steps prescribed by Course Format - 1 hr/Class
the Engineering Design Process

TOTAL CREDITS 20

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CSE 2001 Data Structure and Algorithms 4 1

C Programming : Getting Started with C, More Control Structures and Textbook


Arrays, Functions - the Basics, Character Handling, Functions and Pointers, - C by Example By Noel kalicharan,
Data Types, Operators and Storage Classes, Basic Structures and Linked Cambridge University Press
Lists, Binary Trees and Other Structures - How to Solve it by Computer by R.G.
Dromey :Merging, Sorting and Searching; Text Processing and Pattern Dromey, Pearson India
Searching; Dynamic Data Structure Algorithms, Recursive Algorithms
Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 1
(Binary Tree Traversal)
Lab/Week, 2hr/Lab, 4 Credits
Prerequisite : CSE 1001

CVL 1001 Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Design 4 5

AutoCAD: AutoCAD Commands, Drawings, Layers, Combining Objects Textbooks


into Blocks, Using Dynamic Blocks and Tables, Generating Elevations, - Product Design by Otto and Wood,
Hatches, Gradients and Tool Pallets, Dimensioning a Drawing, Using Pearson India
Layouts to Set Up a Print, Printing a Drawing - AutoCAD 2014 and AutoCAD LT 2014: No
CIVIL 3D: Navigating the AUTOCAD CIVIL 3D interface, Leveraging a Experience Required by Donnie Gladfelter
dynamic Environment, Establishing Existing Conditions using Survey Data, - AutoCAD Civil 3D 2014 Essentials by Eric
Modelling the Existing Terrain Using Surfaces, Designing in 2D using Chappel, Autodesk (Import Edition)
Alignments, Displaying and Annotating Alignments, Designing Vertically
Course Format: 3 Labs/Week, 2 * 3hr/Lab,
using profiles, Designing in 3D using corridors, Creating crosssections
3Credits + 1 * 2hr/Lab, 1 Credit = 4 Credits
using of the design, Displaying and Annotating Sections, Designing and
Analysing boundaries using tools, Displaying and Annotating Parcels,
Designing Gravity Pipe Networks, Designing Pressure Pipe Networks,
Designing New Terrain, From Design to Construction

MTH 2001 Calculus II 3 2

Vectors and Geometry of Space, Vector Functions, Partial Derivatives, Textbook Early Transcendentals, 7th Edition,
Multiple Integrals, Vector Calculus by James Stewart, Cengage

Course Format: 2 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 1


Prerequisite : MTH 1001
2hr Problem Solving Session/Week

PHY 2001 University Physics: Electricity and Magnetism 4 1

Coulombs Law, Electric Fields, Electric Fields and Flux, Gausss Law, Textbook University Physics with Modern
Electric Potential, Capacitance, Simple Circuits, Kirchhoffs Laws, RC Physics, 13th Edition, by Young and Freedman,
Circuits, Magnetic Force, Forces and Magnetic Dipoles, Biot-Savart Law, Pearson
Amperes Law, Motional EMF, Faradays Law, Self-Inductance RL Circuits,
Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 1
Oscillations: LC Circuits, AC Circuits, AC Power and Resonant Circuits,
Lab/Week, 2hr/Lab, 4 Credits
Maxwells Displacement Current, Electromagnetic Waves, Polarization,
Reflection and Refraction, Lenses, Mirrors, Optical Instruments

Prerequisite : MTH 1001

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HSS 1011 Rhetoric and Composition 3 3

Rhetoric and Composition: The Writing Process, Modes of Writing, Textbooks


Annotated Bibliography, Rhetoric Analysis, Grammar - Critical Thinking and Communication by
Inch, Pearson
Critical Thinking and Communication : Argument and Critical Thought, Co- - Rhetoric and Composition [Free Text]
Oriental View of Argument, Argument Cultures and Ethics, Claims and - High School English Grammar and
Propositions, Evidence, Reasoning, Communicating Arguments, Argument Composition by Wren and Martin
Analysis and Criticism
Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 3
Credits

TOTAL CREDITS 18

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MEL 1002 Statics 3 2

Discrete Planar Forces, Conditions of Equilibrium, Distributed Forces, Textbook Mechanics by Den Hartog, Dover
Trusses and Cables, Beams, Friction, Space forces, The Method of Work Publications

Prerequisite : PHY 1001

Course Format: 2 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 1


2hr Problem Solving Session/Week

HSS 2021 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 6

Introduction to Macroeconomics, Independence & gains from trade, Textbook Principles of Economics, 6th
Measuring a nations income, Measuring the Cost of Living, Production & Edition, by N Gregory Mankiw
growth, Savings, investment & the financial system, The Basic tools of
finance, Unemployment and its natural rate, The Monetary System, Money,
Growth & inflation, Aggregate Demand & Aggregate Supply, The Short Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 3
Run tradeoff between Inflation and Unemployment Credits

Prerequisite : HSS 1021

PHY 2002 Introduction to Thermal Sciences 3 6

Thermodynamics: Concepts, Definitions and Basic Principles; Properties of Textbook Thermal Sciences: An Introduction
Pure Substances; Work and Heat; The First Law of Thermodynamics; the to Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics and
Second Law of Thermodynamics; Fluid Mechanics: Basic Considerations, Heat Transfer by Potter and Scott, Cengage
Fluid Statics, Fluids in Motion, The Integral Forms of the Basic Laws

Prerequisite : PHY 1001 Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 3


Credits

CVL 1204 Surveying 3 2

Introductory, Tape and Offset Surveying, Levelling, The Theodolite and its Textbook Surveying, 7th Edition, by
use, Survey Methods, Analysis and Adjustment of Measurements, Areas Bannister, Pearson India
and Volumes, Setting Out, Curve Ranging
Course Format: 2 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 1
Lab/Week, 2hr/Lab, 3 Credits

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EET 1001 MATLAB for Engineers 3 5

From Chapman: Introduction to MATLAB, MATLAB Basics, Branching Textbooks


Statements and Program Design, Loops, User Defined Functions, - MATLAB programming for Engineers, 4th
Additional Data and Plot Types, Sparse Arrays, Cell Arrays, Structures and Edition, by Chapman, Cengage
Function Handles, Input/output Functions, Graphics, Graphical User - Experiments with MATLAB by Clive Moler
Interfaces, MATLAB Compiler; [Free Ebook on MATHWORKS website]
Experiments (from Moler): Iteration, Fibonacci Numbers, Calendars and
Course Format: 3 Labs/week, 2hrs/Lab, 3
Clocks, Matrices, Linear Equations, Fractal Fern, Google Page Rank,
Credits
Exponential Function, T puzzle, Magic Squares, Tic Tac Toe magic.
Additional problems may be done if time permits.

MTH 3001 Introduction to Differential Equations 4 6

First Order Differential Equations, Mathematical Models and Numerical Textbook Differential Equations and
Methods, Linear Equations of Higher Order, Fourier series Methods, Eigen Boundary Value Problems: Computing and
Values and Boundary Value Problems Modelling, 3rd Edition, by Penney and
Edwards, Pearson
Prerequisite : MTH 2001
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Credits

TOTAL CREDITS 19

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MEL 2002 Dynamics 3 2

Kinematics of a point, Dynamics of a Particle, Kinematics of Plane Motion, Textbook Mechanics by Den Hartog, Dover
Moments of inertia, Dynamics of Plane motion, Work and Energy, Impulse Publications
and Momentum, Relative Motion, Gyroscopes
Prerequisite : PHY 1001, MEL 1002 Course Format: 2 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 1
2hr Problem Solving Session/Week

CVL 2211 Introductory Solid Mechanics 4 1

Tension, Torsion, Bending, Compound Stress, Deflections of Beams, Textbooks


Special Beam Problems, Cylinders and Curved Bars, The Energy Method, - Strength of Materials by Den Hartog, Dover
Buckling, Experimental Elasticity - Design and Analysis of Experiments by
Montgomery, Wiley
Prerequisite : PHY 1002, MEL 1002
Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits

MTH 3002 Linear Algebra 2 6

Matrices and Gaussian Elimination, Vector Spaces, Orthogonality, Textbook Linear Algebra and its
Determinants, Eigen Values and Eigen Vectors: Introduction and The applications, 4th Edition, by Gilbert Strang
Diagonal Form of a Matrix
Course Format: 2 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 2
Prerequisite : MTH 2001 Credits

MTH 4001 Complex Analysis 2 6

Complex Numbers and Elementary Functions, Analytic Functions and Textbook - Complex Variables by Albowitz,
Integration, Sequences, Series and Singularity of Complex Functions, Cambridge University Press
Residue Calculus and Applications of Contour Integration

Course Format: 2 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 2


Prerequisite : MTH 3001 Credits

MTH 2002 Probability and Statistics 4 6

Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis;Probability;Random Variables Textbook - Probability and Statistics for
and Probability Distributions;Mathematical Expectations;Some Discrete Engineers and Scientists by Walpole and
Probability Distributions;Some Continuous Probability Myers
Distributions;Functions of Random Variables;Fundamental Distributions
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
and Data Description;One and Two Sample Estimation Problems;One
Credits
and Two Sided Tests of Hypotheses;Simple Linear Regression

Prerequisite : MTH 1001

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HSS 1001 Effective Speech 3 3

Communication process; Public Speaking: Ethics and learning to speak in Textbook - The Art of Public Speaking by
public; Listening: The Listening Process ,Types of listening. Practising Lucas, Tata McGraw Hill
Active Listening; Audience Analysis :Making a choice of speech according
to the target audience; Researching and Organizing Materials: Going
Course Format:
through scholarly resources and gathering information; Using visual aids:
3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class = 3 Credits
Learning the use of Visual Aids in Effective presentation; Using various
types of speech: Critiquing Speeches, Delivery methods and audience
analysis.

Final Exam is a Public Presentation.

TOTAL CREDITS 18

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CVL 3011 Structural Analysis 4 1

Introduction to structural analysis, Basic Concepts for structural analysis, Textbook Structural Analysis, 6th Edition, by
Analysis of Statically Determinate Trusses, Analysis of Statically R.C. Hibbeler
Determinate Beams and Frames, Deflections, Analysis of Statically
Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 1
Indeterminate Structures by the Force Method, Analysis of the Statically
Problem Solving Session/Week, 2hr/Problem
Indeterminate Structures by the Slope Deflection Method, Analysis of the
Solving Session, 1 credit = 4 Credits
Statically Indeterminate Structures by the Moment Distribution Method,
Influence Lines

Prerequisite : CVL 2211

MTH 4002 Numerical Methods 3 2

An Essay on Numerical Methods, Numbers, Function Evaluation, Real Textbooks


Zeroes, Complex Zeros, Linear Equation and Matrix Inversion, The - Numerical Methods : for scientists and
Difference Calculus, The Roundoff, Polynomial Interpolation, Formulas engineers by Hamming, Dover Publications
Using Function Values, Error Terms, Formulas Using Derivatives, Formulas
Course Format: 2 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 1
Using Differences, Composite Formulas, Indefinite Integrals, Introduction
Problem Solving Session/Week, 2hr/PSS, 3
to Differential Equations
Credits
Prerequisite : MTH 2001, MTH 3002

CVL 3071 Traffic and Highway Engineering 4 1

Transportation History and Systems, Traffic Engineering Studies, Highway Textbooks -


Safety, Fundamental Principles of Traffic Flow, Intersection Design, - Principles of Traffic and Highway
Intersection Control, Capacity and Level of Service for Highway Segments, Engineering by Garber and Hoel, Cengage
Capacity and Level of Service at Signalized Intersections,
Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1
The Transportation Planning Process, Forecasting Travel Demand,
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits
Evaluating Transportation Alternatives, Geometric Design of Highway
Facilities, Highway Drainage, Soil Engineering for Highway Design

Prerequisite : MTH 2002, CVL 2211

CVL 3211 Civil Engineering Materials 4 1

Preliminary Concepts, Structural Metals, Portland Cement Concrete, Textbook Materials for Civil and
Bituminous Materials, Fiber reinforced Plastic Composites, Masonry Construction Engineers, 3rd Edition, by
Mamlouk and Zaniewski
Prerequisite : CVL 2211, CHM 1001
Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits

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CHM 1002 Environmental Studies 3 2

The Multidisciplinary Nature of Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Textbook Supplied by the UGC (in the form
Ecosystems, Biodiversity & its conservation, Environmental Pollution, of an Ebook)
Social Issues & the Environment, Human Pollution & the Environment
Course Format: 2 Classes/week, 1hr/Class,
1lab/week, 3 Credits

TOTAL CREDITS 18

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MEL 3211 Fluid Mechanics 4 1

Introduction, Pressure and Fluid Statics, Fluid Kinematics, Conservation Textbook Fluid Mechanics: Fundamentals
Laws, Dimensional Analysis & Modelling, Flow in Pipes, Differential and Applications, 2nd Edition, by Cengel and
Analysis, Approximate Solutions of the Navier Stokes equations, External Cimbala
Flows, Compressible Flow
Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits
Prerequisite : MTH 3001, MTH 2002

CVL 3161 Construction Management 3 3

Historical Perspective, Overview of the Construction Industry, Construction Textbook Construction Management
Management Functions, Scheduling Techniques for Construction Projects, Fundamentals, 2nd Edition, by Mayo, Knutson,
Construction Cost Estimates, Estimating Heavy/Civil Projects, Estimating Schexnayder and Fiori
Building Projects, Construction Contracts Administration, Construction
Course Format: 2 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1
Accounting, Machine Power, Equipment Selection and Utilization,
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 3 Credits
Equipment Cost, Building Materials, Building Construction Methods,
Quality and Productivity, Safety, Trends

Prerequisite : MTH 2002


Final Exam is a Design Project using Construction Management Tools

CVL 3231 Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 4 1

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SOILS: Index Properties of Soils; Soil Textbook Soil Mechanics in Engineering
Exploration; Hydraulic and Mechanical Properties of Soils. Practice by Terzaghi, Wiley India
THEORETICAL SOIL MECHANICS: Hydraulics of Soils; Plastic Equilibrium
Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1
in Soils; Settlement and Contact Pressure
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits
Prerequisite : CVL 2211, PHY 2002
CoRequisite : MEL 3211, CVL 3051

CVL 4121 Reinforced Concrete Design 4 3

Using Limit state method Textbook Reinforced Concrete Design, 3rd


Material Properties, Working Stress Theory, Rectangular Sections, Edition, by Devdas Menon and S. Pillai
Transformed Sections, Compression Reinforcement, Rectangular Sections,
Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1
T Beams, Deflections, Control of Cracking, Analysis of Beams, Analysis of T
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits
Beams, Strength Design of Rectangular Beams, Design of Beams, Design
of One way Slabs, Shear and Diagonal Tension, Design for Shear, Bond
Strength and Development Length, Anchorage of Bars, Stopping of Bars,
Strength of Short Columns

Prerequisite : CVL 3211, CVL 2211

The Final Exam is a Design and Manufacturing Project

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HSS 2011 Technical Writing 3 6

An Introduction to the Technical Communication Process, The Textbook - Technical Writing: Process and
Communication Process, Objectives in Technical Communication, Product by Sharon Gerson, Pearson.
Audience Recognition, Research, Routine Correspondence, Social
Course Format: 3 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 3
Media,The Job Search,Document Design,Using Visual
Credits
Aids,Communicating To Persuade,Technical Descriptions And Process
Analyses,Instructions, User Manuals, And Standard Operating
Procedures,Web Sites And Online Help;Short, Informal Reports;Long,
Formal Reports;Proposals;Oral Presentations
Prerequisite : HSS 1011

CVL 3251 Design of Experiments in Civil Engineering 3 5

This subject will act as a medium for students to indulge themselves in the Textbook
design and conduction of experiments in environmental engineering and - Principles of Environmental Engineering
geotechnical engineering. The first half will focus on environmental and Science, 2nd Edition, Davis and Masten
engineering with the second half focusing on geotechnical engineering. - Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice by
Students will work in teams of 2 or 3 to design an experiment from scratch, Terzaghi, Wiley India
conduct the experiment. After this, they will be asked to analyse and - Design and Analysis of Experiments by
interpret data obtained from conducting the experiment. Montgomery, Wiley

Course Format: 3 Labs/Week, 2 hr/Lab = 3


Credits
Prerequisite : CHM 1001

TOTAL CREDITS 21

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CVL 3241 Water Resources Engineering 4 1

Review of Fluid Mechanics, General Discussion of Water Resources, Textbook Water Resources Engineering, 2nd
Ground Water Hydraulics, Hydrology of Ground Water Flow, Edition, by Larry Mays
Hydrological analysis, Probability Concepts in water resources
Course Format: 3 Labs/Week, 2 * 3hr/Lab,
engineering, probability distribution function, stochastic hydrology,
3Credits + 1 * 2hr/Lab, 1 Credit = 4 Credits
Economic analysis, flood control problems, Reservoirs, dams, spillways,
gates and outlet works, analysis and design of open channels, Analysis and
design of pressure conduit systems, Hydraulic machinery, Water Resources
System Analysis

Prerequisite : MEL 3211

CVL 4122 Design of Steel Structures 4 3

LRFD Design Philosophy, Probabilistic Models of LRFD, Tension Members, Textbook


Compression Members, Beams, Biaxial Bending, Simple Connections, - Steel Design, 4th Edition, by William T
Bearing Strength, High Strength Bolts, Bolted Connections, Welded Segui
Connections, Eccentric Connections, Moment Resisting Connections - Indian Specifications Book (IS 800)

Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1


The Final Exam is a Design and Manufacturing Project
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits
Prerequisite : CVL 3011

GEN 1002 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Engineering 2 6

Professional Ethics; Responsibility in Engineering; Framing the Problem; Textbook


Resolving Problems; The Social and Value Dimension of Technology; Trust - Engineering Ethics, Concepts and Cases by
and Reliability; Risk and Liability in Engineering; Engineers in Harris, Pritchard and Rabins
Organizations; Engineers and the Environment; International Engineering - Law Relating to Intellectual Property Rights
Professionalism; Case Studies by VK Ahuja, Lexis Nexis

Course Format: 2 1 hr theory classes per


Copyrights, Trademarks and Patents with emphasis on Patents
week.

Departmental Area Elective I 4 Depends on Selected Subject

Departmental Area Elective II 4 Depends on Selected Subject

Both Area Electives need to be from the same Departmental Area. The Areas are: Geotechnical Engineering;
Structural Engineering; Water Resources; CE
Foundations

TOTAL CREDITS 18

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Departmental Elective I 4 Depends on Selected Subject

Departmental Elective II 4 Depends on Selected Subject

CVL 4101 Senior Design Project 10 3

The Design Process as in Product Design by Otto and Wood will be Textbook -
followed. - Product Design by Otto and Wood,
Pearson India
The Design of Everyday Things: The Psychopathology of Everyday things; - The Design of Everyday Things by Don
The Psychology of everday actions; Knowledge in the head and in the Norman
world; Knowing what to do; To err is human; The Design Challenge; User
Course Format: 20 Contact hours per week
Centered Design;

This is the Fourth year design Project, designed as per Engineering


Design/Software Engineering (as applicable) Principles

TOTAL CREDITS 18

MINIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS (AFTER SATISFYING ALL


REQUIREMENTS) : 150
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF CREDITS : 166*
* (Interdisciplinary (12 credits) + 1 Subject for Branch Change (4 credits) : So max possible is 16 extra Credits)

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LIST OF CORE SUBJECTS

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING Required for Promotion


PATTERN

MTH 1001 Calculus I 4 6 Required for 2nd year

PHY 1001 University Physics: Mechanics 4 1 Required for 2nd year

MTH 2001 Calculus II 3 2 Required for 2nd year

PHY 2001 University Physics: Electricity and Magnetism 4 1 Required for 2nd year

CVL 1001 Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Design 4 5 Required for 2nd year

MEL 1002 Statics 3 6 Required for 3rd year

PHY 2002 Introduction to Thermal Sciences 2 6

CVL 1204 Surveying 3 2 Required for 3rd year

MTH 3001 Introduction to Differential Equations 4 6 Required for 3rd year

MEL 2002 Dynamics 3 6 Required for 3rd year

CVL 2211 Introductory Solid Mechanics 4 1 Required for 3rd year

MTH 3002 Linear Algebra 2 6 Required for 3rd year

MTH 2002 Probability and Statistics 4 6 Required for 3rd year

CVL 3011 Structural Analysis 4 1 Required for 4th year

MTH 4002 Numerical Methods 3 2

CVL 3071 Traffic and Highway Engineering 4 1 Required for 4th year

CVL 3211 Civil Engineering Materials 4 1 Required for 4th year

MEL 3211 Fluid Mechanics 4 1 Required for 4th year

CVL 3161 Construction Management 3 3

CVL 3231 Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering 4 1 Required for 4th year

CVL 4121 Reinforced Concrete Design 4 3 Required for 4th year

CVL 3251 Design of Experiments in Civil Engineering 3 5

CVL 3241 Water Resources Engineering 4 1

CVL 4122 Design of Steel Structures 4 3

CVL 4101 Senior Design Project 10 3

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FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE

CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM

Specialisation Area Elective Interdisciplinary Specialization Departmental Elective

Students have the 2 Electives from Students with a minimum CGPA of 8.5 Students have the option of choosing
one Area of Specialisation of their after 2 years can take An 2 electives from Departmental
choosing i.e both Electives must be interdisciplinary Specialisation. Every Offerings. They must be from areas
from the same area. Interdisciplinary specialisation has 3 that are different to the specialisation
Courses worth 12 credits. The credits area chosen for the Specialisation
for these courses are added on Top of Area Electives.
the required 150 Credits.

Four Specialisations to choose One 4 Interdisciplinary Areas to Choose


from One From:
- Geotechnical Engineering - Applied Physics
- Structural Engineering - Applied Mathematics E
- Water Resources - Material Science M
- CE Foundations - Material Science E

ELECTIVES
ELECTIVES POLICY 4 ELECTIVE AREAS

8 ELECTIVES OFFERED IN 4 AREAS (i.e 2 Electives/Area) - GEOTECHNICAL


- STRUCTURES
STUDENT MUST CHOOSE - WATER RESOURCES
2 DEPARTMENTAL AREA ELECTIVES FROM SAME AREA - CE FOUNDATIONS

STUDENT MUST CHOOSE 2 DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVES


FROM REMAINING 3 AREAS

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FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE
AREA 1: Geotechnical

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

CVL 4032 Soil Dynamics 4 6

Introduction, Fundamentals of Vibration, Waves in Elastic Medium, Textbooks


Properties of Dynamically Loaded Soils, Foundation Vibration, Dynamic - Principles of Soil Dynamics by Braja M. Das
Bearing capacity of shallow foundations, Earthquake and ground vibration, and G.V.Ramana, Cengage
Liquefaction of soils, Machine Foundation on Piles
Course Format: 2 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 2
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits
Prerequisite : CVL 3231

CVL 4031 Applied Geotechnical Engineering 4 3

Problems of Design and Construction: Ground Improvement, Earth Textbook Soil Mechanics in Engineering
Pressure and Stability of slopes, Foundations, Settlement due to Practice by Terzaghi, Wiley India
Extraneuous cases, Dams and Dam Foundations,
Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits
Prerequisite : CVL 3231

19 of 25 The textbooks prescribed for each subject are required and will be the only ones used for that subject
FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE
AREA 2: Structures

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

CVL 4113 Prestressed Concrete Design 4 3

Basic Concepts, Materials, Flexural Analysis, Flexural Design, Shear and Textbook - Design of Prestressed Concrete by
Torsion, Partial Loss of Prestress Force, Composite Beams, Continuous Nilsson, Wiley India
Beams and Frames, Deflections, Applications
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Credits
Prerequisite : CVL 4111, CVL 3211, CVL 3011

CVL 4041 Structural Analysis with Finite Elements 4 6

What are finite Elements, What are boundary Elements, Frames, Plane Textbook - Structural Analysis with Finite
Problems, Slabs, Shells, Theoretical Details Elements by Hartmann, Springer

Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4


Prerequisite : CVL 3011
Credits

AREA 3: Water Resources

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

CVL 4041 Groundwater Science 4 6

Groundwater: The Big Picture, Physical Properties, Principles of flow, Texbook - Groundwater Science by Fitts,
Geology and Groundwater Flow, Deformations, storage and General flow Elsevier India
equations, Modelling steady flow with basic methods, Modelling transient
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
flow with basic methods, Groundwater chemistry, Groundwater
Credits
contamination

Prerequisite : MEL 3211, CVL 3241

CVL 4042 Applied Hydrology 4 6

Introduction, Hydrologic Processes, Atmospheric Water, Subsurface Water, Textbook - Applied Hydrology by Chow, Mays
Surface Water, Hydrologic Measurement, Unit Hydrograph, Lumped Flow and Maidment, Tata McGraw Hill
Routing, Hydrologic Statistics, Frequency Analysis, Hydrologic Design
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Credits
Prerequisite : MEL 3211, CVL 3241

20 of 25 The textbooks prescribed for each subject are required and will be the only ones used for that subject
FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE
AREA 4: CE FOUNDATIONS

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

CVL 3052 Environmental Engineering 4 1

Environmental Chemistry, Material Balances, Water Quality, Waste Water Textbook Principles of Environmental
Treatment, Drinkwater treatment, Air Pollution, Solid waste Engineering, Engineering and Science, 2nd Edition, Davis
Hazardous Waste Management, Noise Pollution, Ionizing Radiation and Masten

Course Format: 3 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 1


Prerequisite: CVL 3251
labs/Week, 2 hrs/Lab = 4 Credits

CVL 4232 Foundation Engineering 4 6

Geotechnical Properties of Soil, Natural Soil Deposits and Sub soil Textbook Principles of Foundation
exploration, Shallow Foundations: Ultimate Bearing Capacity, Shallow Engineering by Braja M Das
Foundations: Allowable Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Mat
Course Format: 4 Classes/Week, 1 hr/Class; 4
Foundations, Lateral Earth Pressure, Retaining Walls, Sheet Pile Walls, Pile
Credits
Foundations

Prerequisite: CVL 3231

TOTAL CREDITS 18

21 of 25 The textbooks prescribed for each subject are required and will be the only ones used for that subject
FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE

INTERDISCIPLINARY SPECIALISATION
ELECTIVES POLICY 4 INTERDISCIPLINARY AREAS

3 SUBJECTS IN EACH INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA - APPLIED PHYSICS


- APPLIED MATHEMATICS E
STUDENT MUST CHOOSE 1 INTERDISCIPLINARY AREA - MATERIAL SCIENCE M
- MATERIAL SCIENCE E
STUDENT MUST PASS IN ALL 3 SUBJECTS in One Chosen
Area TO COMPLETE SPECIALISATION

STUDENT MUST HAVE AT LEAST 8.5 CGPA TILL SECOND


YEAR TO BE ELIGIBLE

INTERDISCIPLINARY SPECIALISATION 1: APPLIED PHYSICS

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

PHY 3002 Mathematical Physics 4 6

Calculus of Variations, Coordinate Transforms, Tensor Analysis, Gamma, Textbook - Mathematical Methods in the
Beta and Error Functions, Asymptotic Series, Stirlings Formula, Elliptic Physical Sciences by Boas, Wiley
Integrals and Functions, Series Solutions of differential equations,
legendres polynomials, Bessel functions, Sets of Orthogonal functions, Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Partial Differential equations, Functions of a complex variable, integral Credits
transforms

Offered in 5th Semester; Prerequisite : MTH 3001, MTH 3002

PHY 4001 Classical Mechanics 4 6

Elementary Newtonian Mechanics, The Principles of Canonical Mechanics, Textbook - Mechanics: From Newtons Laws to
The Mechanics of Rigid bodies, Relativistic mechanics, Geometric Aspects Deterministic Chaos by Fabian Scheck,
of Mechanics, Stability and Chaos, Continuous systems Springer

Offered in 6th Semester; Prerequisite : PHY 1001, PHY 3002 Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Credits

PHY 3003 Thermal Physics and Statistical Mechanics 4 6

Heat, Probability, Temperature and the Boltzmann factor, The Maxwell Textbook - Concepts in Thermal Physics by
Boltzmann distribution, Pressure, Molecular Effusion, The mean free path Blundell and Blundell, OUP
and collisions, Transport properties in gases, thermal diffusion equations,
Energy, Isothermal and adiabatic processes, heat engines and the second Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
law, entropy, Information theory, Thermodynamic Potentials, Rods, Credits
Bubbles and Magnets, the third law; Equipartition of energy, the partition
function, statistical mechanics of an ideal gas, the chemical potential,
photons, phonons

Offered in 7th Semester; Prerequisite : MTH 2002

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FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE
INTERDISCIPLINARY SPECIALISATION 2: APPLIED MATHEMATICS E

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

MTH 4003 Game Theory 4 6

Introduction, Solution Methods for Matrix Games, Two Person Nonzero Textbook - Game Theory by Barron, Wiley
Sum games, N Person Nonzero Sum Games with a Continuum of India
Strategies, Cooperative games, Evolutionary Stable Strategies and
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Population games.
Credits
Offered in 5th Semester; Prerequisite : MTH 2001, MTH 3002

MTH 4004 Introduction to Partial Differential Equations 4 6

Basic Theory of ODE and vector fields, The Laplace Equation and Wave Textbook - Partial Differential Equations: Basic
Equation, Fourier Analysis, Distributions and Constant-Coefficient linear theory by Taylor, Springer
PDE, Sobolev Spaces
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Credits
Offered in 6th Semester;
Prerequisite : MTH 3001

MTH 4005 Graph Theory 4 6

Fundamental Concepts, Trees and Distance, Matchings and Factors, Textbook - Introduction to Graph Theory by
Connectivity and Paths, Coloring of graphs, Planar Graphs, Edges and West, PHI
Cycles
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Offered in 7th Semester; Prerequisite : MTH 2002, MTH 3002 Credits

23 of 25 The textbooks prescribed for each subject are required and will be the only ones used for that subject
FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE
INTERDISCIPLINARY SPECIALISATION 3 : MATERIAL SCIENCE M

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

CHM 2001 Introduction to Material Science for Engineers 4 6

Materials for Engineering, Atomic Bonding, Crystalline Structure - Textbook - Introduction to Material Science
Perfection, Crystalline Defects and Non Crystalline Structures - for Engineers by Shackelford, Pearson
Imperfection, Diffusion, Mechanical Behavior, Thermal Behavior, Failure
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Analysis and Prevention, Phase Diagrams - Equilibrium, Kinetics - Heat
Credits
Treatment

Offered in 5th Semester; Prerequisite : CHM 1001

CHM 3001 Thermodynamics of Materials 4 6

Preface. Introduction and Definition of Terms. The First Law of Textbook - Introduction to the
Thermodynamics. The Second Law of Thermodynamics.The Statistical Thermodynamics of Materials by Gaskell, CRC
Interpretation of Entropy. Auxiliary Functions. Heat Capacity, Enthalpy,
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Entropy, and the Third Law of Thermodynamics.Phase Equilibrium in a
Credits
One-Component System. The Behavior of Gases.The Behavior of
Solutions.Gibbs Free Energy-Composition and Phase Diagrams of Binary
Systems. Reactions Involving Gases. Reactions Involving Pure Consensed
Phases and a Gaseous Phase.Reaction Equilibria in Systems Containing
Components in Condensed Solutions. Phase Diagrams for Binary Systems
in Pressure-Temperature-Composition Space. Electrochemistry.

Offered in 6th Semester; Prerequisite : CHM 2001

CHM 3002 Mechanical Behavior of Materials 4 6

Overview of Mechanical Behavior; Elastic Behavior; Dislocations;Plastic Textbook - Mechanical Behaviour of Materials
Deformation in Single and Polycrystalline Materials; Strengthening of by Courney, Tata McGraw Hill
Crystalline Materials; Composite Materials; High-Temperature Deformation
of Crystalline Materials; Deformation of Noncrystalline Materials; Fracture Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Mechanics; Toughening Mechanisms and the Physics of Fracture;High- Credits
Temperature; Fatigue of Engineering Materials; Embrittlement; Cellular
Solids
Offered in 7th Semester; Prerequisite : CHM 2001

24 of 25 The textbooks prescribed for each subject are required and will be the only ones used for that subject
FROM ADMISSION BATCH 14/15 Curriculum Handbook B.TECH IN CE
INTERDISCIPLINARY SPECIALISATION 4 : MATERIAL SCIENCE E

CODE SUBJECT CREDITS GRADING PATTERN

CHM 2001 Introduction to Material Science for Engineers 4 6

Materials for Engineering, Atomic Bonding, Crystalline Structure - Textbook - Introduction to Material Science
Perfection, Crystalline Defects and Non Crystalline Structures - for Engineers by Shackelford, Pearson
Imperfection, Diffusion, Mechanical Behavior, Thermal Behavior, Failure
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Analysis and Prevention, Phase Diagrams - Equilibrium, Kinetics - Heat
Credits
Treatment

Offered in 5th Semester; Prerequisite : CHM 1001

CHM 3001 Thermodynamics of Materials 4 6

Preface. Introduction and Definition of Terms. The First Law of Textbook - Introduction to the
Thermodynamics. The Second Law of Thermodynamics.The Statistical Thermodynamics of Materials by Gaskell, CRC
Interpretation of Entropy. Auxiliary Functions. Heat Capacity, Enthalpy,
Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
Entropy, and the Third Law of Thermodynamics.Phase Equilibrium in a
Credits
One-Component System. The Behavior of Gases.The Behavior of
Solutions.Gibbs Free Energy-Composition and Phase Diagrams of Binary
Systems. Reactions Involving Gases. Reactions Involving Pure Consensed
Phases and a Gaseous Phase.Reaction Equilibria in Systems Containing
Components in Condensed Solutions. Phase Diagrams for Binary Systems
in Pressure-Temperature-Composition Space. Electrochemistry.

Offered in 6th Semester; Prerequisite : CHM 2001

PHY 3004 Electronic Properties of Solids 4 6

Elementary Materials Science Concepts, Electrical and Thermal Textbook - Principles of Electronic Materials
Conduction in Solids, Elementary Quantum Physics, Modern Theory of and Devices by Safa Kasap, Tata McGraw Hill
Solids, Semiconductors, Semiconductor Devices, Dielectric Materials and
Insulation, Magnetic Properties and Superconductivity, Optical Properties Course Format: 4 Classes/week, 1hr/Class, 4
of Materials Credits
Offered in 7th Semester; Prerequisite : CHM 2001, PHY 2001

25 of 25 The textbooks prescribed for each subject are required and will be the only ones used for that subject