PAKISTAN ENGINEERING COUNCIL Curriculum for Engineering Practice Examination (EPE) Civil Engineering & Allied Disciplines

(Civil Engineering/Transportation Engineering/Urban Engineering/Environmental Engineering/Building & Architectural Engineering)
Total Marks: 100 MAIN OBJECTIVE: The main objective of Engineering Practice Examination (EPE) is the assessment of competence, knowledge and skills of a Registered Engineer (RE), after having attained a minimum of five years of practical experience in relevant field of engineering from a recognized engineering organization, institution or allied service, and has earned requisite CPD (Continuing Professional Development) credit points. PART-I (COMMON TO ALL DISCIPLINES) This is common to all disciplines comprising of 30 questions of one mark each (total marks 30) with the duration of 2 hours, dealing with engineering related management, communication skills and ethics. MANAGEMENT (ENGINEERING RELATED) i. Quality Issues: fundamental concepts, application and role ii. Finance: cost analysis, financial discipline iii. Procurement/Legal: bidding, contracts, arbitration, guarantees, liabilities iv. Latest Trends: emerging technologies and their applications. Suggested Books:      PEC bidding/contract documents (; FIDIC documents W.G. Sullivan, J.A. Bontandelli and E.M. Wicks, “Engineering Economy”, 11th Ed., Prentice Hall Inc., 1999 Franklin and John Stermole, “Economic Evaluation and Investment Decision Methods” (9th Edition) Project Management Institute , A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fourth Edition, Published by Project Management Institute, weblink: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fourth Edition, 2008. 33% 34%

2. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION SKILLS i. English Language Communication Skills  Paragraph and essay writing

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Academic and presentation skills Project/ research proposals Monitoring and evaluation Progress and financial reporting

ii. Technical Report Writing Skills

iii. Knowledge Management and Leadership Skills Suggested Books:       Writing. Intermediate by Marie-Christine Boutin, Suzanne Brinand and Francoise Grellet. Oxford Supplementary Skills. Fourth Impression 1993. ISBN 0 19 435405 7 Pages 20-27 and 35-41 Hargie, O. (ed.) Handbbook of Communications Skills, Routledge Writing. Advanced by Ron White. Oxford Supplementary Skills. Third Impression 1992, ISBN 0 19 435407 3 Practical English Grammar by A.J. Thomson and A.V. Martinet. Exercises1, 3rd Ed., Oxford University Press, 1997. ISBN 0194313492 Ellen, K. 2002. Maximize Your Presentation Skills: How to Speak, Look and Act on Your Way to the Top, Prima Lifestyles - 2005 Oxford English Dictionary or equivalent, (Latest Edition) 33%

3. ETHICAL AND SOCIAL ISSUES i. Code of ethics ii. Professional obligation of engineers iii. Role of opportunity and conflict iv. Interpersonal relations, social stratification and culture Suggested Books:      

PEC Code of Ethics ( PEC Code of Conduct ( Ethics in Engineering, Martin M. W., Martin M. and R. Schinzinger, McGraw-Hill, (Latest Edition) Ethics in Engineering Practice and Research, Whitbeck C., Cambridge University Press, (Latest Edition) Finchan, R., & Rhodes, P. (2003), Principles of Organizational Behavior, 3rd Ed., Oxford. Project Management Institute , A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fourth Edition, Published by Project Management Institute, weblink: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) - Fourth Edition, 2008.

PART-II (BREADTH) This part attempts to assess the breadth of Civil Engineering and allied disciplines including Civil, Transportation, Urban, Environmental, and Building & Architectural Engineering. The examination of this part would comprise 30 multiple choice questions (total 30 marks) for 2-hours duration.

10% 2. MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS i. Cagora S. Ross L Finney. GM. Fundamentals        Coordinate System: cartesian and polar coordinate system Trigonometric functions Maxima and minima of functions Application of limit. 2nd Edition. Vectors. their properties and applications iv. differentiation and integration Complex numbers Binary arithmetic Sequence and series 10% ii. median. Addison-Wesley. John Wiley & Sons. Statistics & Probability       Frequency curves and their types. Statics      General principles of statics Resultant. ENGINEERING MECHANICS i. Solution of Equations   Solution of linear simultaneous equations Iterative methods for solution of linear simultaneous equations v. standard deviation) AM. “Advanced Engineering Mathematics. resolution and conditions of equilibrium of co-planer forces Types of supports and reactions Degree of restraints and static determinacy Friction .1. “Mathematical Methods”. “Calculus & Analytical Geometry”. Ilmi Kitab Khana Hogg & Craig. Prentice Hall. types and methods Suggested Books:      George Brinton Thomas. International Edition. continuity. Numerical Differentiation and Integration vi. HM and their properties Simple and multiple regression Interpolation and its applications Basics of probability. ISBN: 0471728977. mode. Eigen Values and Eigen Vectors vii. 1998 S M Yousif. 2005. “Introduction to Mathematics &Statistics”. 2006. 2004. McGraw Hill. Differential and Partial Differential (PD) Equations and their Solutions iii. matrices and determinants.” Ninth Edition. frequency histograms Measure of dispersion (mean. Erwin Kreyszig. “Numerical Methods for Engineers”.

Chand.P. GPS (Global Positioning System) ix. 1990 7% 3.. Raymond S. SURVEYING i. appearance) . Oxford University Press. Baker R. Engineering Mechanics. stiffness. “Surveying for Construction”. Pearson Education and Dorling Kindersley Publishing Inc. Volume I & Volume II. “Principles of Geographical Information Systems”. Basics of field astronomy viii. Surveying Instruments: levels. 19th Ed.. India.A. Basics of Geographic Information System (GIS) and Remote Sensing (RS) vi. Practical problems x.ii. 4th edition1997. impulse. Burrough P. 352 pages. McGraw Hill Inc. available on: http://en. R.A. 1998. (1998). 2006 Khurmi. Engineering Mechanics. Hydrographic surveying Suggested Books:      Irvine W..C. total station. R. 2008. 2008. Photogrametry vii. Kanetkar T. Electronic Distance Meter (EDM). durability. Calculation of area and volume xi.wikipedia. and McDonnell R. Standard Publishers Distributors.. S. 11th 10% 4. CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION i. plane table surveying iii. Tachometry v. S. Methods of surveying ii. acceleration and their units linear and angular motion inertia force. contouring. Traversing iv. theodolite. Bannister. Construction Materials  General civil engineering materials. Geographic information system. “Surveying & Leveling”. Prentice Hall. Dynamics     Velocity. Leveling. momentum and work power and energy Suggested Books:   Hibler. Surveying. Computations and setting out of curves xii. performance requirements (strength. Tunnel surveying xiii.

fine and coarse aggregates. concrete admixtures Bricks: properties of brick making materials and methods. Suggested Books:    Finnemore. India. S. Flow in Pipes: minor and major losses in pipelines. Rattan. Turbines and Pumps: impulse momentum equation. earthwork and construction Construction equipments ii.10th Edition.           Materials quality control and testing Concrete: cement. steel grades.. Fluid Properties Measuring Techniques: devices for the measurement of static pressure. . empirical formulae for pipe flow. C. Cameron K. New Delhi.K.J. Flow in Open Channels: formulae for flow in open channels and most efficient hydraulic cross-section v. basic concrete mix design procedure. components and operations of various turbines and pumps. Singapore. New Delhi. M. ISBN: 0803133677 9% 5. 3rd Ed. 1998. characteristics and uses of common construction stones Steel: production and properties of steel. FLUID MECHANICS i. protection from corrosion and fire Timber: properties.S. “Fluid Machines” Khanna Publishers. defects.1990.E. Andres Materials of Construction. Properties of Fluids (Statics and Dynamics) ii. 1994. properties of cement. aggregates and water. Wiley John & Sons. Construction Methodologies Suggested Books:   R. 1994. Khanna Publishers. Jain.J & Franzini. types/ specifications of bricks Stones: types.B. effect of alloys. McGraw Hill Inc Ltd. A. properties and uses of asphalt Construction methodologies pertaining to in situ and pre-cast construction Mechanized construction techniques Layout. forces on flat and curved vanes. solutions of pipe flow problems and pipe networks iv. Fluid Mechanics with Engineering Application. McGraw Hill Book Co. Smith. India. “Fluid Mechanics”. Neville “Properties of Concrete”. durability and seasoning/preservation of timber Asphalt: types. Forces on Vanes. velocity and discharge in pipes and open channels iii.

Shear stresses in beams vi.6. Water Resources and Hydrologic Cycle: Water Resources of Pakistan.K. SF and BM diagrams. National Book Foundation. Publisher. Stresses in composite bars and relationships between elastic constants iii. Water surface profiles.. R. Macmillan. McGraw Hill Driscoll. evaporation. Institute of Environmental Engineering & Research. Theory of simple bending. Hydraulic Structures: bridges. Groundwater: groundwater resources. hydraulic jump. Ed. and Finnemore. Flow in Open Channels and Pipes: specific energy and critical depth.B. McGraw Hill Book Co. E.. Linsely. “Hydrology for Engineers”..Singer. precipitation. “Strength of Materials”. 3rd Edition. & F. F. humps and contractions. floods hydrographs iii.G. Iqbal Ali “Irrigation and Hydraulic Structures: Theory. cross drainage structures. Karachi. G H Ryder. 1987.. Johnson Division. interception and infiltration ii. 1969. 1987. ISBN: 9698160000 . Experimental stress analysis Suggested Books:   Pytel. USA. 4th Ed. 1981. section modulus. J.1996. point of contra flexure and point of inflation iv.L. 1993. moment of resistance. SI. surface runoff. N. flow and water table iv. Surface Flow: water stage measurement. Harper & row Publishers. evapotranspiration.M.J. Fundamental Laws and principles of stress and strain 10% ii. Design and Practice”. Kohler. “Groundwater and Wells”. water hammer v. Bending Moment (BM). stream flow routing. “Surface Water Hydrology”. A. flexural formula v. types of reservoirs. Suggested Books:      Awan. Strain energy viii. Shear Force (SF). HYDROLOGY AND WATER RESOURCES i. NED University of Engineering &Technology. 2003. “Fluid Mechanics with Engineering Application” . hydrologic cycle. 10% 7. “Strength of Materials”. MECHANICS OF SOLIDS i. Franzini. Islamabad. Torsion of solid and hollow circular shafts vii. Singapore.

McGraw Hill. Field Density Test (FDT) v.1983. Shear Strength of Soil: shear strength parameters and determination ix. Public Health Engineering  Wastewater Treatment: wastewater flow rates. Soil Properties iii. bearing capacity and settlement determination xi.M. McGraw Hill Publishing Company. Craig. pressure bulb and 2:1 Method vii. Ltd. 10% Subsurface Exploration: common drilling methods and Standard Penetration Test (SPT) ii. collection and disposal of solid waste Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). 7% 9.    ii. Permeability: Darcy’s Law and coefficient of permeability vi. characteristics of sewage. R. sewage treatment and disposal  Water Quality: water impurities and their health significance. “Soil Mechanics”. Embankment Dams: types and materials for construction.8. Van Nostrand Reinhold (UK) Co. legislation and regulations Introduction to noise and air pollution. Stresses in a Soil Mass: total and effective stresses. generation rates. “Water Supply and Sewerage”. J. PWS Publishing Company. 4th edition. Bowles. atterberg limits. Suggested Books:  Terence J McGhee. WHO guidelines  Water Treatment: treatment of surface and ground water. Shallow and Deep Foundations: types. Settlement of Soil: types and determination of settlement viii. Lateral Earth Pressure and Retaining Structures x. standard and modified proctor test. unified soil and AASHTO classification systems iv. “Principles of Geotechnical Engineering”. 6th Edn. classifications.E “Foundation Analysis and Design”. 1998. B. 1991. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING i. GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING i. 1988. Suggested Books:    Das. Compaction: theory and practice. Classification of Soil: particle size distribution. Environmental Engineering Solid Waste Management: sources. ISBN: 0070609381 .F. characteristics.

cables and bridges iii. L. “Planning and Design of Airports” “Highway Engineering” Latest Edition.  Metcalf and Eddy. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DESIGN i. curve widening. “Transportation Engineering. David A. load repetition and impact factors Concept of rigid and flexible pavement design. and transition curves. vertical. Analysis of determinate structural members. ISBN: 8174091653 B. gradients and cambers  Highway maintenance  Traffic studies and control devices v. degree of indeterminacy ii. at-grade and grade-separated intersections  Sight distance requirements. wheel loads. railway track. classification. Yui. Introduction to Planning. Amit Gupta. gauges. super elevation. Docks and Ports iv. Railway Engineering     Railway station. Kadyali. crossings and signaling Airport site selection. Dr. “Introduction to Environmental Engineering” 4th Ed. McGraw Hill. R. McGraw Hill. L. Pavement Engineering   Types of pavements. Types of Harbors. Lal Khanna “Principles and Practices of Highway Engineering” (including Expressway and Airport Engineering). Types of structures and structural idealization. Wright McGraw Hill. arches. Airport Engineering iii. 7% 10. classifications. “Roads. N. Gupta. Tunnels and Harbour-Dock Engineering”. Cornwell. Paul H. layout and drainage systems Runway configurations ii. site selection and layout. 4th Edn. Suggested Books:     Jason C. Dr. B. 2000. Railways. Design and Operations” Latest Edition. Design philosophy and design codes . 2010. Load distribution characteristics. material specifications and testing  Typical cross-sections of roads  Geometric design: Horizontal. Elsevier.. Davis. 10% 11. Highway Engineering  Highway route surveys. TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING i. Bridges. types of loads and beams.. sleepers and ballast Points. 2002 Mackenzie L. “Waste Water Engineering”.

design loads (i. John Wiley & Sons. 1983. retaining walls. loads and load combination.S. The examination of this part would comprise 40 multiple choice questions for 3-hours duration. C. compatibility based analysis of sections and code requirements for flexure ii. Wang. snow loads. Advanced Methods of Structural Analysis        Stiffness matrix method Flexibility matrix method Finite element method Fundamentals of structural design Specifications and codes of practice of ASD (Alternate Stress Design) and LRFD (Load and Resistance Factor Design) methods Fabrication and erection methods of steel structures. earthquake load. McGraw Hill. tanks. design codes. & Charles G. Transportation. 1.iv.K. moving loads. 1972. factor of safety and load factors Working stress method: serviceability criteria and checks for deflection. 7th Ed. and Building & Architectural Engineering. slab. live load. wind loads. behavior of reinforced concrete members in flexure v. STRUCTURES i. National Book Foundation. impact loads. crack width and crack spacing Ultimate strength method: design of prismatic and non-prismatic sections in flexure. Mc-Graw Hill. Design concepts of beam. Nilson. Suggested Books:     Wang. “Intermediate Structural Analysis”. “Steel Structures”. Aurthor H.e. analysis and design of columns. column. Steel Structures iii. Environmental. Euler's buckling load in columns. plastic design and limits on design. Each candidate can attempt the only opted area of practice. hot rolled. PART-III (DEPTH) This part aims to assess the depth of Civil Engineering and allied disciplines including Civil. Reinforced Concrete    . cold formed and built up sections LRFD Method: Factor Of Safety (FOS). calculation of net area. Urban. analysis and design of tension members. design concept and methodologies for various structural members Design: design philosophy. Methods of design (working stress and ultimate strength design) of structural members. footing. 2006. dead load. lacing and slay plates. C. load combinations). construction loads. “Design of Concrete Structures”. concept of load and resistance factors. 2003 Lothers JE. “Reinforced Concrete Design”. among the followings. stairs.K.

design for flexure of one-way and two-way solid and ribbed slabs Shear and Tension: shear stress in reinforced concrete sections. strip and raft footings. laps and splices Columns: analysis of sections in pure compression. 2. ii. Types and layouts of airport terminal buildings iii. 1972. spacing and stiffness of track Welding of rails Formation failures with remedial measures Creep and wear of rail Points and crossings various layouts Cross drainage work: types. monitoring and maintenance Signaling and inter-locking. development length. design of eccentric. Airport Engineering . Suggested Books     Hassoun. Nilson A. strap. Lothers. design of short columns under pure compression and with eccentric loading.1987. transportation planning process.E. piles and pile caps. “Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures”.1987. tools and organization Sleeper density. analysis and design of simply supported prestressed beams for flexure and shear Concept and design procedure for earthquake resistant structural members. rectangular and combined footing. Railways Engineering            Track alignment and surveys Geometric design of railway track Modern methods for construction of tracks. PWS Engineering. TRANSPORTATION i. “Design of Reinforced concrete structures” ..H. John Wiley and Sons. anchorage. bridge piers Stairs: analysis and design of various types of stairs and staircases Design of shear and retaining walls Prestressed Concrete: prestressing principles & design philosophy. Nilson A. inter-modal transportation. M. slender columns Footing and Foundation: types of footing.H. 1985.         Slabs: types of slabs. design for diagonal tension Bond. J. N.. design of square. maintenance. National Book Foundation. Modes of transportation and their comparison. “Steel Structures”. Anchorage & Development Length: design and detailing for bond. John Wiley and Sons. “Design of Prestressed concrete” 2nd Ed.

Cone Penetration Test Boring log interpretation. Horon Jeff. N. vehicular and traffic characteristics Traffic volume/time delay studies Speed zoning and restriction Types of parking facilities and design of car park Types and functions of traffic control devices. pitcher. ii.                Types of runways: capacities and exits Types of aprons Design and evaluation of flexible and rigid pavements for airfields. Standard Penetration Test (SPT). Lal Khanna “Principles and Practices of Highway Engineering” (including Expressway and Airport Engineering) B. “Transportation Engineering Introduction to Planning. Design and Operations”. iv. markings. B. Planning and Design of Airports. R. Yui. R. Highways and Traffic Engineering Suggested Books:  Jason C. Bridges. Amit Gupta. ISBN: 978-0070144514     3. Dr. Gupta. GEOTECHNICAL i.”Roads. 2004. analysis and remedial safety measures Traffic Impact Assessment Technique. coring of rocks Field tests: In-situ Density Test. Latest Edition. Compaction . capacity and level of service of highways Motorways and expressways: definition. Proctor tests/ relative density tests Factors affecting compaction Field compaction equipment Site control procedure using sand cone/ core cutter methods. denison and pistons. Kadyali. analysis and design of intersections Pedestrian facilities Highway failures: evaluation and rehabilitation Pavement design: empirical and mechanistic approaches Human. typical crosssection with measurements Types. McGraw Hill. split spoon sampler. Latest Edition. “Design and performance of road pavements” 3rd Ed. L. L. Gregory P. Railways. Tunnels and Harbor-Dock Engineering” Croney D. Paul H. Latest Edition. traffic signal design Traffic accident and their patterns. Elsevier. points of difference. Port Engineering Planning Construction Maintenance and Security. Wright McGraw Hill “Highway Engineering”. traffic signs. Subsurface Exploration        Drilling and sampling procedures: methods and comparison of drilling methods. John Wiley. Tsinker. Dr.. Types. shelby.

Consolidation vii.iii. total and differential settlement Angular distortion Plate load tests. Principle of effective stress Stresses in soils Vertical stress increase due to various types of loadings. uniformity coefficient. Darcy’s Law Hydraulic conductivity Flow nets. normally consolidated & over consolidated soils Settlement and consolidation Pre-compression of ground Sand drains. iv. Shear Strength of Soil viii. Stresses in Soil Mass vi. void ratio. Finite and infinite slopes Pseudo static analysis Tolerable. Active. Lateral Earth Pressure and Earth Retaining Structures ix. Estimation of pile capacity (single pile and pile groups) Pile load tests Pile construction. Classification of Soil                                Particle size distribution. Odometer test. Slope Stability x. passive and at rest earth pressure Rankine and Coulomb earth pressure theories Gravity and cantilever walls Braced cuts. Deep Foundation xii. Earthquake Engineering . calculation of seepage. coefficient of curvature Atterberg limits Soil correlation and phase relations Unified classification system AASHTO classification system. log pressure plots. Mohr-Coulomb failure criteria Laboratory determination of shear strength parameters. Shallow Foundations xi. Permeability v. critical hydraulic gradient Capillarity in soils Well analysis (steady flow only).

“Soil Mechanics”. Quality Control               Cost and values of quality company structure policies and objectives engineering designs and specifications communications reporting and data processing Control of non-compliances Contractor relations. “Foundation Analysis and Design”. xiii. Sheet piles: Suggested Books:     Das. Estimating Quantities & Cost   iv. erection & stability Earthwork construction & layout: site layout and control. Ltd. excavation and embankment (cut & fill). 4th edition. improvement and auditing Construction methodologies pertaining to in situ and pre-cast construction Dewatering and pumping Mechanized construction techniques: lifting & rigging. ii. Ralph Brazelton Peck. Embankment Dams xiv. Project Management / Scheduling . false work.E.      Seismic zoning of Pakistan Dynamic soil parameters Liquefaction. 1988. Craig. Types and components of earth dams Design considerations Stability and seepage analysis. Van Nostrand Reinhold (UK) Co. B.1983.F. borrow pit volumes. J. client relations Measurement of quality and quality documentation Concrete maturity & early strength evaluation Quality measurement. Gholamreza Mesri “Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice” John Wiley and Sons. 1996. Cost estimating Engineering economics. temporary erosion control Temporary structures: construction loads. PWS Publishing Company. Dewatering Methods.. Construction Methodologies iii.. shoring and reshoring. scaffolding. R. 1998.M. McGraw Hill Publishing Company. Karl Terzaghi.Soil Improvement Techniques. CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT i. 4. formwork. crane selection. “Principles of Geotechnical Engineering”. Bowles.

v.aspx. sediment transport in channels.pec. Fletcher Griffis . PEC Standard Bidding/Contract Cliff J. Peurifoy. estimation of water requirement for crops Irrigation works: function and design of canal head regulators. Project Management Institute . L. McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math (1999). design of surge chambers Dams and Water Power Engineering: types of storage dams.picc. weirs under varying heads. H. Published by Project Management Institute. ISBN-10: 0073033278. WATER RESOURCES i. Types and conditions of contracts Contract administration during construction: variation orders. classification of water surface profiles. 2008. types of lining. land reclamation techniques and drainage system design. (weblink: http://www. Schexnayder. engineering decisions. Equipment and Methods”. unsteady flow through pipes. meter flumes. instantaneous and slow closure of valves. Ledbetter . analysis and scale effects Irrigation: methods of irrigation (surface. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) . Hydraulics and Irrigation    Steady flow in open channels: specific energy and critical depth. Contracts and Tendering Suggested Books:   R. extension of time.     . Construction Planning for Engineers By: F. selection of waterpower sites. design of gravity dams. John Farr. similitude in physical model testing. dispute resolution Tendering process and evaluation. maintenance of canals. www. flow over humps and through contractions Unsteady flow: discharge through orifices. site selection for reservoirs. “Construction Planning. M. design of hydraulic jump and its practical   5. Morris . John V.Fourth Edition.1996. components and layout of waterpower schemes Hydraulic modeling: types of Schexnayder . forces on dams. design of lined and unlined channels. C. outlets and cross drainage works. W. J. D. model techniques. weblink: A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) . drip and sprinkler). By:. Griffis . Farr . water hammer. salinity.Fourth Edition. McGraw-Hill Inc Ltd. design of weirs and barrages Waterlogging.       Construction sequencing Activity time-analysis Resource scheduling Time-cost trade-off.

“Irrigation and Hydraulic Structures: Theory. derivation and application of unit hydrograph Groundwater: groundwater sources.ii. disinfection. interpretation of stream flow data. Publisher. 1984. measurement of evaporation and evapotranspiration. B. SI. N. Johnson Division. effluent disposal guidelines and standards. Institute of Environmental Engineering & Research. 6. Selection of site for stage record. 1981. McGraw Hill Book Co. Singapore.Lal.K. J. Kohler. 1996.. physical.C. Graw-Hill International Book Company Punmia. “Groundwater and Wells”. water quality monitoring Water Treatment and Design: screening. “Open Channel Hydraulics” Mc. water quality guidelines/standards. frequency and duration analysis. 1987. removal of iron and manganese from water. fluoridation and de-fluoridation of water. desalination of brackish water Waste Water Treatment and Design: estimation of sewage quantities.J & Franzini. B. biological nitrification and de-  . assessment and formations/aquifers. B. odours and tastes from waters. factors necessary for the formation of precipitation. Chow. Islamabad. characteristics of sewage. chemical and biological treatment processes. Karachi Awan. factors affecting hydrograph shape.M. F. Delhi. selection of control and metering section.. water softening. characteristics of hydrographs. flood. “Hydrology for Engineers”. V. factors affecting runoff. Hydrology and Water Resources   Precipitation: types and measurement of precipitation. flood routing. ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING i. components of a hydrographs. E. removal of colours. McGraw Hill. measurement of interception and infiltration Stream flow and surface runoff: water stage and its measurement. “Irrigation and Water Power Engineering”.T. hydrograph separation. Edition. water borne diseases and their control. R. unit operations and processes. telemetry and SCADA. estimating the volume of storm runoff. methods of measurement of stream flow. Public Health Engineering    Water Supply and Sewerage System Design Water Quality: physical. factors affecting interception and infiltration. NED University of Engineering &Technology. Standard Publisher Distributors. Pande. filtration. chemical. discharge.B. plain sedimentation. sedimentation aided with coagulation and flocculation. types of reactors. “Fluid Mechanics with Engineering Application” 10th Edition. and biological characteristics of water.. Interpretation of precipitation data Evaporation and infiltration: factors affecting evaporation and evapotranspiration. Iqbal Ali. National Book Foundation.G. types of wells and design. Driscoll. Design and Practice”.   Suggested Books:        Finnemore. “Surface Water Hydrology”. Linsely. USA.

Cornwell. David A. smog). EIS.g. causes and control. McGraw Hill. 2000. “Urban Sociology”. 3rd Ed. haze. Suggested Books:      Terence J McGhee. W. 6th Ed. wetland treatment). McGraw Hill. Environmental Engineering     Solid Waste Management and Design: types and characteristics of solid waste. Davis. Urban Planning and Management Context  Current planning process in Pakistan with special focus on Karachi. re-use of sewage. elementary study of dispersion models. test procédures). legislative and regulatory considerations Environmental Legislation and Regulations Noise and Air Pollution: noise pollution (sources. family. URBAN ENGINEERING 1. household and clan Types and formats of social relationship Urban communities Space and its types (physical. 4th Ed. legislation and regulation in Pakistan. “Water Supply and Sewerage”. Illinois. causes and control. environmental legislation and regulations. air pollution and human health. ISBN: 0070609381 Metcalf and Eddy. format for the organization of EIA report. F. methods. fog. techniques and procedures of EIA. air quality standards. air pollution(sources. Urban Planning and Management i.. collection. 2. “Waste Water Engineering”. Canter L. Social infrastructure Sociology and development (social and psychological characteristics) Suggested books:  Bard John W. ii. noise quality standards in Pakistan. “Introduction to Environmental Engineering”. social and economic). EIA?? ------------------------ 7. sludge treatment (anaerobic) and disposal. disposal and recycling of solid waste Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): Definitions of EIA. IEE. E.nitrification. phosphorous removal. sources and quantities of solid waste. McGraw Hill Mackenzie L. . Peacock. Urban Sociology       Urban and rural. advance treatment (e.  Inter-governmental relationships in local planning its complexity and unresolved issues Basic Studies of Urban Planning  Population/demographic study ii.

UMPUNCHS. Regulation and Renewal    Definitions of development objectives. Steven K. Construction.  Specialized formworks  Technologies for building deep waterproof basements Mechanized construction methods and equipments Maintenance Rehabilitation & Repair Disaster Management  Strategies for protection  Loss estimation  Risk and Vulnerability Analysis  Disaster Mitigation ii. “Elements of Urban Management (1993)”. “An Introduction to Trench less Technology”. 3. “A Framework for Reforming Urban Land Policies in Developing Countries (Aug. Barrit. Van Nostrand Reinhold C. Programs. UMPUNCHS.Fox. London.Dowall and Giles Clarke. Land use study Implementation. M. Law and Regulatory Control Studies i. Maintenance Rehabilitation and Renovation”. Kramer.1996)”.g. “Advanced Building Construction”. Ronald Hudson. trench less technology.  David E. “Strategic Options for Urban Infrastructure Management”. “Introduction to Town & Country Planing”. “Infrastructure Management: Integrating Design. UMP-UNCHS.  William J. John Wiley and Sons. Suggested books:    W.Davay. Constructional Technologies  Latest development in trenching and excavation e. Hutchinson & Co. Plans. Trans-Atlantic Publications  4. Policies. Advanced Technologies and Disaster Management i. iii. Land subdivisions (both at formal and informal level) Suggested books:  Kenneth J. policy and planning program Comprehensive plan and its related documentation process Programming of community development and capital intensive projects of government Urban zoning issues.  John Ratcliffe. Building plans  Submission of Building applications and drawings . Ltd.

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