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Syllabus for Structural Engineering

1st SEMESTER THEORY Code PC1 Subject Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity Contact Hours L-T-P 4-0-0 Credits 4 Code PC4 Subject Elastic Stability and Behaviour of Metal Structures Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design Professional Electives (Any three ) a) Finite Element Analysis of Structures b) Offshore Structures c) Wind Engineering d) Composite Structures e) Structural Optimisation f) Advanced Steel Structures g) Soil Dynamics and Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering h) Industrial Structures i) Infrastructure Engineering and Transportation Planning PE1 and PE2 Professional Electives (Any Two ) a) Bridge Engineering b) Advance Construction Materials c) Advance Numerical methods d) Theory of Plates and Shells e) Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures f) Tall Structures Credits (Theory) PRACTICALS/SESSIONALS PC PC PC Structural Engineering Laboratory CAD Laboratory Technical Seminar 0-0-3 0-0-3 0-0-3 Credits (Practicals/Sessionals) TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS TOTAL CUMULATIVE CREDITS 2 2 2 6 24 24 PC PC PC 18 PRACTICALS/SESSIONALS Earthquake Resistant Design and Detailing of Structures Comprehensive Viva Technical Seminar 0-0-6 0-0-3 0-0-3 Credits (Practicals/Sessionals) TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS TOTAL CUMULATIVE CREDITS 4 2 2 8 25 49 Credits (Theory) 17 3-0-0 3-0-0 3 3 2nd SEMESTER THEORY Contact Hours L-T-P 4-0-0 Credits 4


Structural Dynamics Matrix methods of Analysis of Structures

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PC5 PE3, PE4 and PE5

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3rd SEMESTER THEORY Code FE Subject a) Disaster Management and Mitigation b) Non Conventional Energy c) Project Planning and Construction Management Contact Hours L-T-P 3-0-0 3-0-0 3-0-0 Credits 3 Code Subject 4th SEMESTER Contact Hours L-T-P Credits THEORY Credits (Theory) PRACTICALS/SESSIONALS PC Thesis Part-I 0-0-3 03 PRACTICALS/SESSIONALS 14 PC PC PC Thesis Part-II Technical Seminar Viava Credits (Theory) 00 0-0-6 0-0-3 0-0-3 Credits (Practicals/Sessionals) TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS TOTAL CUMULATIVE CREDITS 20 2 2 24 24 90 Credits (Practicals/Sessionals) TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS TOTAL CUMULATIVE CREDITS 14 17 66 .

Clough & J. incremental plasticity. "Plasticity for Engineers".U. Chichester. McGraw Hill . Introduction to multi degree of freedom systems. MIR Publication. arbitrary excitation. stiffness to beam elements. Ellis Horwood. stiffness matrix. viscously damped free vibration. vibration absorber. velocity field. random phenomena. flexibility matrix. Books: (1) W. effect of rotary inertia and shear deformation."Theory of Elasticity". "Theory of Plasticity". description of an elasticity problem as a boundary value problem.P. vibrating string. forced harmonic vibration. Equations of plasticity. modal damping in forced vibration. vibration terminology. strain. normal mode vibration. vibration measuring instruments Module 2: Transient vibration. Module 3: Properties of vibrating systems. equations of motion-natural frequency.. Books: (1) S. Module 4: Random vibrations. vibration damper. Free vibration. Harmonically excited vibration.W.T. plastic stress-strain relations. Coulomb damping. normal mode summation.Theory of Elasticity & Plasticity: (PC1) Module-1 : Linear elasticity. (2) M.Thomson. torsional vibration of rods. time averaging and expected value.Penzien. eigen values and eigen vectors. periodic motion. three dimensional stress and strain analysis. impulse excitation.N. energy dissipated by damping. normal mode vibration of continuous beams. principle of virtual work. " Dynamics of Structures". longitudinal vibration of rods.Goodier. Module 3: Torsion of rectangular bars including hollow sections. torsion of a circular and a rectangular section Module-4: Elements of plasticity. modal matrix.Kachanov.Calladine. McGraw Hill-1970. compatibility. forced harmonic vibration. stress. flow rule. energy method. slip lines and plastic flow. response spectrum.Timoshenko & J. frequency response function.K. Laplace transform formulation. constitutive relations. Euler equation for beam.1985 Structural Dynamics (PC2) Module 1: Oscillatory motion. strain displacement relations. harmonic motion. structural damping. "Theory of Vibration with Applications" (2) R. bending of beams-cantilever and simply supported beam. failure & yield criterion. (3) C. Module 2: Two dimensional problems in Cartesian and polar coordinates. stress and displacement functions. equivalent viscous damping.R.

Books: N.6. superstructures. bridge components. box culvert bridge. static and kinematic indeterminacy. New Delhi Kardestuncer . Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. Module 4: Application of stiffness method to space truss. specification for single/double multi lane railway and road bridges. Module 4: Design of balanced cantilever bridge. Jamnagar House. pvt. Abutments. equilibrium. standard specifications for road bridges. D.Victor.24. pvt.5.K. virtual work. . ltd. Books: (1) (2) H. Module 3: Tee beam and slab bridge deck. Introduction to long span bridges. of Structures" (3) "Elementary Matrix Analysis Gere & Weaver. design of continuous bridge. Indian Road Congress Codes No. " Design of bridges". IRC provisions on loads and stresses. Shah Jahan Road. kinematics. M. analysis by displacement and force methods. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. basic concepts associated with computer implementation of stiffness method.18.B. Module 3: Application of stiffness method to beams.J. "Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis". New Delhi. substructures. piers and their foundations . Design preliminaries: Layout.Matrix Methods of Analysis of Structures (PC3) Module 1: Introduction. plane frames and plane trusses.Raju.C. "Matrix Structural Analysis' PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVES-PE1 and PE2 (any two) (a) Bridge Engineering Module 1: Introduction and selection of type of bridges. types of loads including wind and seismic loads. concepts of stiffness and flexibility. Module 2: Design of reinforced concrete slab culvert. space frames and grids. design of prestressed concrete bridge. ltd. Module 2: Application of flexibility method to beams and plane trusses. New Age International Publishers." Introduction to Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis.Kanchi." Essentials of bridge engineering".21.Martin. longitudinal arrangement and economical span.

Implicit & Explicit scheme. admixtures Module 2: Industrial waste materials in concrete.M. Creep and shrinkage. fibrereinforced concrete. Errors polynomial approximations and interpolations . completeness & stability.Numerical differentiation & Integration. Types of fibres. High strength concrete. Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors . modeling. their influence on physical and mechanical properties and durability of concrete.. Polymers. Concreting under extreme weather conditions.(b) Advanced Construction Materials Module 1: Fresh concrete and its rheology. and journals. Structural elastomeric bearings and resilient seating. 3rd ed. Module 2: Evaluation of single and multiple integrals. Corrosion of concrete in various environments.nonlinear equations. Matrices – Linear equations. Adhesives and sealants. (c ) Advanced Numerical Methods Module 1: Introduction to digital computers & Programming . convergence. Polymer concrete composites. Module 4: Initial and boundary value problems of finite difference method. overview. Books: • Neville A. 'Properties of concrete'. workability. 1985. deformational behavior and microstructure of hardened concrete. Module 4: Fibre reinforced plastic in sandwich panels. 3rd ed.. variational and weightened residual methods. Newton’s method. Corrosion of reinforcing steel. Edward Arnold Proceedings of recent seminars etc. Architectural use and aesthetics of composties. fibres and composites. Polymers in Civil Engineering. Changes in concrete with time. . Ferro-cement. High density and lightweight concretes.M. Polymer foams and polymers in Building. Testing of concrete... High strength concrete. mix design and properties of concrete. Module 3: Foams and light weight materials. Moisture barriers. material and properties. ELBS Lea Module 3: Harmonic and biharmonic equations . Mechanical. • 'Chemistry of cement and concrete'. mechanical and physical properties of fibre reinforced concrete.

. Module 4: Concept of earthquake resistant design.. Khanna Publishers.W. 1959.Urugal.K.W. World Conferences on Earthquake Engg. Characterization of ground motion.'. shallow shells. rectangular.. Blume J. David Key.'. Delhi. polar coordinates. 2nd edition. K.L.P. Prentice Hall. Predominant period and amplification through soil. 1893. lateral load calculation. base shear Module 2: Earthquake intensity and magnitude. Recording instruments and base line correction.. London. Spectral analysis. cylindrical shells under different loads. S. 2001 A. Chandrashekhara. 'Dynamics of Structures'. equilibrium equations in curvilinear coordinates. Krieger. Plate Analysis. 1961..S. Newmark N. 1992 Earthquake Resistant Design: Shrikhandee & Agarwal-PHI Publ Newmark N. 1971. force displacement relations.C. Portland Cement Association. solutions of typical problems. Wiegel R. classifications of shells.(d) Theory of Plates & Shells Module 1: Plate equation and behaviour of thin plates in cartesian. Nonlinear and push over analysis. Dynamic soil-structure interaction. Text Book: Clough R.K. McGraw-Hill. Codes No. Prentice Hall. "Theory of Plates. 1956-1992..M. Code provisions of design of buildings. Chicago. and Penzien J. 1970.M. shell surfaces and characteristics. circular plates with various end conditions. Delhi. concept of base isolation design and structural control. Thomas Telford. Shell Analysis. Module 3: Idealization of structural systems for low. McGraw-Hill. Khanna Publishers. Earthquake design philosophy. Timoshenko.A. 'Earthquake Engg. seismic risk and hazard. and Rosenblueth E. Module 4 : Membrane analysis and bending theory of shells of revolution. retrofitting and strengthening of structures. 1990 (e) Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures Module 1: Characteristics of earthquakes. • Proc. Bairagi. 1988. analysis. 'Design of Multi-storied Buildings for Earthquake ground motions'. • • • • • • . Corning L. Soil dynamics and seismic inputs to structures. Reinforcement detailing for members and joints. Response spectrum. 4326.. 'Fundamentals of Earthquake Engg.University Press. 'Theory of Plates and Shells. Earthquake response of structures. Module 2: Navier's solution and energy method. Module 3: Shell behaviour. medium and high rise buildings. Texts/References • • • • • S. "Stress in plates and shells" N. Bairagi. 'Earthquake Design Practice for Buildings'. Seismology. 1986 N.H. 13920 etc. bending and twisting of plates.. Isotropic and orthotropic plates. • I.

multi bay frames. non-destructive testing of concrete. Application of acoustic emission instrument. lateral load analysis. CAD Laboratory (PC) Application pf STAAD PRO Software for various design problems . frames with shear walls. analysis of tall building frames. Steel column. ultrasonic test. coupled frames. Vierendal girders. Analysis of shear walls . Sessionals: Structural Engineering Laboratory (PC) Concrete : Concrete mix design and testing. infilled frames. Earthquake effects and design for ductility. Steel-concrete composite. Biaxial and multiaxial testing. Module 3: Principle of three dimensional analysis of tall buildings. Module 4: Analysis of floor system in tall buildings. bending and warping of perforated cores. pure torsion in thin tubes.(f) Tall Structures Module 1: Structural systems and concepts. gravity loads. Reinforced concrete : underreinforced and over-reinforced beams. Analysis of thermal stresses. Tests on RC beam. columns under eccentric loading. diagrid floors. Steel beam. Matrix and approximate methods.plane shear walls. settlement of foundation. Module 2: Foundation-superstructure interaction. Prestressed beam. RC column. Perforated cores. twoway reinforced slabs. elastic stability of frames and shear walls.

Introduction to limit design of beams and frames. design of light weight gauge sections Books: • • Timoshenko.."Design of Steel Structures" B.O. pure torsion of thin-walled bars of open cross section..Second Semester Elastic Stability & Behaviour of Metal Structures (PC4) Concept of stability. torsional buckling. shear. J."Reinforced Concrete Structures".Almorth.. and Gere. work and equilibrium methods. Euler column formula. bending of plates by distributed lateral load. nonuniform torsion of thin-walled bars of open cross section. D. Codes . Yield line theory analysis of slabs.Brush and B. "The Behaviour and Design of Steel Structures". London. beam-columns subjected to transverse load. plastic design of beams and frames. Arya & Ajmani. B. lateral buckling of beams in pure bending.Neal. Slender column.P."Ultimate strength design for structural concrete".S. plates and shells".G. mechanism and equilibrium methods. lateral buckling of a cantilever beam and a simply supported I beam. Elastic buckling of bars and frames. Serviceability and stability requirements. Chapman & Hall. Theory of elastic stability.I.V. Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design (PC5) Limit state design concepts in flexure. Beam-columns. 1963.O. Trahair. S. London-1977. General principles and philosophies of design with special references to the codal provisions. brittle fracture and fatigue. torsion and combined stresses. upper and lower bound theorems. Prentice Hall INC. plastic analysis of beams and rigid frames. " buckling of bars. differential equations for lateral buckling. buckling of frames. application of Trigonometric series. safety and serviceability. T. static. Torsional stability of beams bending of thin plates. beam-columns subjected to end moments. Chopman & Hall Galambus. McGraw-Hill. differential equations for beam-columns. " Structural Members and Frames".M. dynamic and energy criterion of stability." Plastic Methods of Structural Analysis". Books: Park & Paunlay. control of cracks and deflections. N. warping torsion..S. buckling by torsion and flexure. Lateral buckling of beams. plastic behaviour of flexural member. Behaviour of Metal Structures Structural steel. Ramakrishna & Arthur. .

types of isoparametric elements.PROFESSIONAL ELECTIVES. displacement functions. element stiffness matrix. direct stiffness method of analysis and solution technique. Module 4: Dynamic response in deterministic and indeterministic environment. Stability during towing. convergence requirements.D.o. Module 3: Behaviour under dynamic loading. basic steps in finite element analysis. " Finite element analysis. relation between nodal degrees of freedom and generalized oordinates . . principle of virtual work. Static and dynamic analysis of platforms and components. plane stress and plane strain analysis. Malkus. wave and current loads after installation. boundary conditions and reaction. 2 dimensional beam element.PE4 and PE5 (any three) (a) Finite Element Analysis of Structures Module 1: Basic principles of structural mechanics. isoparametric elements.S. Wind. Cook R.S. analysis using finite element computer codes. theory and programming". various types of plate bending elements. analysis of shells. The Finite Element Method. rectangular elements. case studies and general features-elements of hydrodynamics and wave theory-fluid structure interaction. Zienkiewicz.C. Module 2: Design criteria. Piled foundation. Module 2: Isoparametric elements. Module 4: Three dimensional stress analysis. shape functions.. John Wiley. transformation matrix. PE 3. 8 noded rectangle. element load vector. computation of stress resultants.E. nodal load vector. O.Krishnamoorthy. 8 noded isoparametric solid element. 3. shear deformation. fixed and floating platforms. 8 noded shell element. Foundations for gravity structures.. (b) Offshore Structures Module 1: Design of offshore platforms : Introduction. Foundations : Site investigations. Environmental loading. D. Tata McGraw Hill 2. and Plesha. Concepts and Applications of Finite Element Analysis. assemblage of elements. Third Edition. concrete and hybrid platforms. element properties. analysis of plate bending. 2 and 3 dimensional truss element. bilinear degenerated shell element straindisplacement matrix. C. computation of stiffness matrix for isoparametric elements.f. M. natural coordinate systems. energy principles. Tata McGraw-Hill. analysis of fixed platform and semisubmersible related topics. codes of practice. Books: 1. 1989. direct stiffness method. Steel. stiffness matrix for a two dimensional beam element with 6 d. stress-displacement matrix. element stiffness matrix.. axisymmetric solid element. Module 3: Analysis of framed structures.

basic concepts and characteristics: isotropy. relation between mathematical and engineering constants. classification. matrices. wind velocity measurements and distribution. limina and laminate. vibration of cable supported bridges and power lines due to wind effects. fibre reinforced composites. transformation of stress-strain relations in terms of engineering constants. Oxford University Press 2. USA 3. two opposite edges simply supported. wind pressure on cooling towers. "Introduction to Composite Materials: Technomic Publishing Co. symmetric and balanced laminates. S. random vibrations and spectral analysis. orthotropy. I. Module 2: Bluff-body aerodynamics. towers and slender structures. Books: 1."A short term course on Composite Materials and Structures"-1996 . transformation of stress and strain. advantages and limitations. constituent materials and properties. Daniel & O. Module 2: Elastic behaviour of unidirectional lamina: specially orthotropic and transversely isotropic material.M. transformation of elastic parameters. Module 4: Bending of laminated composite plates.INC.Tsai & H.(C) Wind Engineering Module 1: Causes and types of wind. P.K. Wind tunnel simulations and tornado effects. stress strain relations for thin lamina. (d) Composite Structures Module 1: Introduction: definition and characteristics. Ishai.W. Alongwind and acrosswind response of tall buildings. Module 3: Aeroelastic phenomena.Sinha. stress and failure analysis of multidirectional laminates. fibres. design considerations. Module 4: Design of cladding and wind damping devices. Module 3: Elastic behaviour of multidirectional laminates."Engineering Mechanics of Composite Materials". atmospheric boundary layer and turbulence. micromechanics and macromechanics. computational procedure for finding engineering elastic properties. deflection of all edges simply supported rectangular symmetric cross-ply laminate.Hahn.T. thin laminated plate theory.

2nd Edition.allowable stress design. drift. biaxial bending. hysteresis. Classical optimization. Connections: types – welded. bolted. McGraw-Hill Book Company. Hot-Rolled Sections: compactness and non-compactness. slenderness.(e) Structural Optimisation Module 1: Formulation of different types of structural optimization problems. location . Module 2: Computation of derivatives of response quantities w. Module 3: Stability of columns . ductility.stability . bracing of column about weak axis. Foundations of Structural Optimization .slenderness ratio of columns. column-foundation. design criteria . Morris (Editor). Module 4: Deformation-based design. 1991. 1989. New York. Chichester. (f) Advanced Steel Structure Module 1: Properties of steel: mechanical properties. John Wiley and Sons. Optimality criteria based structural optimizations. Theory and Applications.r. Rao. shear. Optimization. residual stresses.S. joint panel zones. torsion. local buckling of flanges and web. New Delhi. 1982. Design of steel structures: Module 2: Inelastic bending – curvature. strength. Module 4: Solution of NLP by direct methods and by series of unconstrained optimization problems and by series of linear programming problems. method of design . • A.moment magnification factor.S. P-M interaction. splices. Arora. Module 3: Lagrange multiplier technique and Kuhn-Tucker conditions.beamcolumn. Wiley Eastern Ltd. plastic moments. columns . plastic design.A Unified Approach. Drift criteria: P-Δ effect. Stability criteria: stability of beams . . Strength Criteria: beams – flexure. effective length. • J.local buckling of compression flange & web. Books: • S. lateraltorsional buckling.. load and resistance factor design.J. design variables.t. Introduction to Optimum Design.

characterization and estimation. Liquefaction: evaluation of liquefaction hazards. Pile dynamics. lumped parameter solutions. Design of single and multibay industrial structures in steel and concrete. Effect of local site conditions on ground motion. Module 3: Design criteria for machine foundations. Wave propagation. Elastic theories of soil dynamics. Dynamic soil properties. Seismic slope stability analysis. Large span roof structures. dynamic properties of soils. Dynamic soil properties. Module 4: Amplification theory and ground response analysis. effects of liquefaction. Densification and liquefaction of granular soils. . Module 4: Suspended roof structures. vibration-measuring instruments. Seismic bearing capacity and earth pressures.(g) Soil Dynamics & Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Module 1: Engineering problems involving soil dynamics. Module 3: Cooling towers. vibration isolation. Field and Laboratory tests for measurement of small strained and large strain. Vibration isolation. Module 2: Wave propagation in elastic media. Strong Ground Motion: Measurement. elastic homogeneous half space solutions. Role of inertia. Structural aspects of machine foundations. Codal provisions. General nature of soil behaviour under cyclic/dynamic loading. Theory of Vibrations: Single and two-degree freedom systems. Module 2: Bunkers and silos. (h) Industrial Structures Module 1: Planning of industrial structures. Pressure vessels and chimneys. Codal provisions. Ground response analysis. Case studies.

*************** . trumpet). Decision makers and their options. TSM actions: Traffic management techniques for improving vehicular flow. staggered hours. vehicle restrictions. parking planning. Retaining Sides. planning for pedestrians. Module 2: Introduction to transportation systems. Network Theory. Culverts. residential neighbourhoods. Modeling transportation technologies. demand management technique for reduced traffic demand. Travel demand management and telematics in travel planning. Transportation innovations. Design and drawing of grade intersections.(i) Infrastructure Engineering & Transportation Planning Module 1: Quick response travel evaluation procedure. River Spans. demand modeling and prediction. Small area management: individual sites. Transportation networks. multilevel intersections. Tunnels and Underpasses. preferential treatment for high occupancy modes. Guard rails. Onstreet parking facilities. social and economic impacts of transportation. Foot bridges. Stated and Revealed Preference approaches. Mix wells. Module 3: Analysis of network flows. interchanges (cloverleaf. Module 4: Layout for buses and trucks. Rotaries. Bridges and Fly-overs. Off-street parking facilities (parking lots and garages).