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National
Institute
of
Technology
Calicut
Curricula,
Scheme
of
Examinations
&
Syllabi
for
Semesters
V
to
VIII
of
B.Tech.
Degree
Programme
in
Civil
Engineering
with
effect
from
Academic
Year
2000

2001
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e of Technology Calicut
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FIFTH SEMSTER
Code
Subject
Hours/Week
Sessional
Marks
University
Examination
L
T
P/D
Hrs
Marks
CE2K 501
Software Engineering
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 502
Structural Analysis II
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 503
Structural Design II
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 504
Open Channel Hydraulics & Hydraulic
Machinery
3
1

5
0
3
100
CE2K 505
Geotechnical Engineering II
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 506
Elective I
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 507(P)
Fluids Lab


3
50
3
100
CE2K 508(P)
Geotechnical Engineering Lab


3
50
3
100
TOTAL
18
6
6
400

800
Elective I
CE2K 506A

Numerical Anal
ysis
CE2K 506B

Advanced Mechanics of Materials
CE2K 506C

Concrete Technology
CE2K 506D

Hydrology
CE2K 506E

Object Oriented Programming
CE2K 506F

Design of Experiments
CE2K 506G

Advanced Surveying & Remote Sensing
CE2K 506H

Architectural Engin
eering
CE2K 506I

Ground Improvement
SIXTH SEMESTER
Code
Subject
Hours/Week
Sessional
Marks
University
Examination
L
T
P/D
Hrs
Marks
CE2K 601
Computer Applications in Civil
Engineering
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 602
Structural Analysis III
3
1

50
3
1
00
CE2K 603
Structural Design III
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 604
Water Resources Engineering I
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 605
Transportation Engineering I
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 606
Elective II
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 607(P)
Strength of Materials Lab


3
50
3
100
CE2K
608(P)
Mini Project


3
50


TOTAL
18
6
6
400

700
Elective II
CE2K 606A

Optimisation Techniques
CE2K 606B

Finite Element Method
CE2K 606C

Data Structures & Algorithms
CE2K 606D

Coastal Engineering & Marine Structures
CE2K 606E

Linear Sys
tem Analysis
CE2K 606F

Ecology & Environmental Chemistry
CE2K 606G

Highways & Airport Pavement Design
CE2K 606H

Experimental Stress Analysis
CE2K 606I

Industrial Structures
CE2K 606J

Advanced Geotechnical Engineering
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SEVENTH SEMESTER
Code
Su
bject
Hours/Week
Ses s ional
Marks
Univers ity
Examination
L
T
P/D
Hrs
Marks
CE2K 701
Economics
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 702
Transportation Engineering II
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 703
Environmental Engineering I
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 704
Water Resources Engineeri
ng II
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 705
Elective III
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 706(P)
Computer Aided Design Lab


3
50
3
100
CE2K 707(P)
Seminar


3
50


CE2K 708(P)
Project


4
50


TOTAL
15
5
10
400

600
Elective III
CE2K 705A

Structural Dynamics
CE
2K 705B

Industrial Psychology
CE2K 705C

Advanced Structural Design I
CE2K 705D

Industrial Waste Engineering
CE2K 705E

Earth & Rockfill Dam Engineering
CE2K 705F

Entrepreneurship
CE2K 705G

Traffic Engineering
CE2K 705H

Ground Water Hydrology
C
E2K 705I

Environmental Sanitation
EIGHTH SEMESTER
Code
Subject
Hours/Week
Sessional
Marks
University
Examination
L
T
P/D
Hrs
Marks
CE2K 801
Industrial Management
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 802
Architecture & Town Planning
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 803
Envi
ronmental Engineering II
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 804
Construction Engineering & Quantity
Surveying
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 805
Elective IV
3
1

50
3
100
CE2K 806(P)
Environmental Engineering Lab


3
50
3
100
CE2K 807(P)
Project


7
100


CE2K 808(P)
Vi
va Voce





100
TOTAL
Aggregate marks for 8 semesters = 8300
15
5
10
400
3000

700
5300
Elective IV
CE2K 805A

Multi Variate Data Analysis
CE2K 805B

Internet Technologies
CE2K 805C

Advanced Structural Design II
CE2K 805D

Reliability & Opti
misation of Structures
CE2K 805E

Environmental Pollution Control Engineering
CE2K 805F

Urban Transportation & Planning
CE2K 805G

Soil Dynamics & Machine Foundations
CE2K 805H

Habitat Technology
CE2K 805I

Advanced Mechanics of Fluids
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UNIVERSITY
OF CALICUT
Faculty of Engineering
Syllabi for B.Tech Degree Programme with effect from Academic Year 2000

2001
CE : Civil Engineering
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e of Technology Calicut
Civil Engineering
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CE2K 501 : SOFTWARE ENGINEERING
(common to all programmes)
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(13 hours)
Introduction

FAQs about software engineering

professional and ethical responsibility

system modeling

system engineering process

the
software process

life cycle models

iteration

specification

design and
implementation

validation

evolution

automated process support

software requirements

functional and
non

functional requirements

user requirements

system requirements

SRS

requirements engineering
processes

feasibility studies

elicitation and analysis

validation

management

system models

context
models

behavior models

data models

object models

CASE workbenches
Module II
(13 hours)
Software prototyping

prototyping in the software process

rapid prototyping techniques

formal
specifica
tion

formal specification in the software process

interface specification

behavior specification

architectural design

system structuring

control models

modular decomposition

domain

specific
architectures

distributed systems architecture

object

oriented design

objects and classes

an object
oriented design process case study

design evolution

real

time software design

system design

real time
executives

design with reuse

component

based development

application families

de
sign patterns

user
interface design

design principles

user interaction

information presentation

user support

interface
evaluation
Module III
(13 hours)
Dependability

critical systems

availability and reliability

safety

security

criti
cal systems specifications

critical system development

verification and validation

planning

software inspection

automated static
analysis

clean room software development

software testing

defect testing

integration testing

object

oriente
d testing

testing workbenches

critical system validation

software evolution

legacy systems

software change

software maintenance

architectural evolution

software re

engineering

data re

engineering
Module IV
(13 hours)
Software project man
agement

project planning

scheduling

risk management

managing people

group
working

choosing and keeping people

the people capability maturity model

software cost estimation

productivity estimation techniques

algorithmic cost modeling, pr
oject duration and staffing
quality
management

quality assurance and standards

quality planning

quality control

software measurement
and metrics

process improvement

process and product quality

process analysis and modeling

process
measureme
nt

process CMM

configuration management

planning

change management

version and
release management

system building

CASE tools for configuration management
Text book
Ian Sommerville,
Software Engineering
, Pearson Education Asia
Reference books
1.
Pressman R.S.,
Software Engineering
, McGraw Hill
2.
Mall R.,
Fundamentals of Software Engineering
, Prentice Hall of India
3.
Behferooz A. & Hudson F.J.,
Software Engineering Fundamentals
, Oxford University Press
4.
Jalote P.,
An Integrated Approach to Software Eng
ineering,
Narosa
Sessional work assessment
Assignments
2x10 = 20
Tests
2x15 = 30
Total marks
= 50
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University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each , 2 from each module
Q II

2 q
uestions of 15marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions of 15marks each from module II with choice to answer any one
Q IV

2 questions of 15marks each from module III with choice to answer any one
Q V

2 questions of
15marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 502 : STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS II
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(15 hours)
Force method of analysis of indeterminate structures:
analysis of rigid frames of differen
t geometry by
consistent deformation method

settlement effects

analysis of pin

jointed trusses by consistent deformation
method

external and internal redundant trusses

effects of settlement and prestrain
Module II
(15 hours)
Displacement method of
analysis of indeterminate structures:
slope deflection method

analysis of
continuous beams

beams with overhang

analysis of rigid frames

frames with sloping legs

gabled frames

frames without sway and with sway

different types of loads

settl
ement effects

moment distribution
method as successive approximation of slope deflection equations

analysis of beams and frames

non

sway
and sway analyses

Kani’s method as iterative method of analysis of frames (outline only)
Module III
(12 hours)
Approximate methods of analysis of multistorey frames:
analysis for vertical load

substitute frames

loading condition for maximum positive and negative bending moment in beams and maximum bending
moment in column

analysis for lateral load

portal m
ethod

cantilever method and factor method
Beams curved in plan
: analysis of cantilever beam curved in plan

analysis of circular beams over simple
supports
Module IV
(10 hours)
Plastic theory
: introduction

plastic hinge concept

plastic modulus

sh
ape factor

redistribution of
moments

collapse mechanism

plastic analysis of beams and portal frames by equilibrium and mechanism
methods
Reference books
1.
Wang C.K.,
Statically Indeterminate Structures,
McGraw Hill
2.
Wilbur J.B. & Norris C.H.,
Elementar
y Structural Analysis
, McGraw Hill
3.
Wang C.K.,
Intermediate Structural Analysis
, McGraw Hill
4.
Timoshenko S.P. & Young D.H.,
Theory of Structures
, McGraw Hill
5.
Kinney S.J.,
Indeterminate Structural Analysis
, Oxford & IBH
6.
Reddy C.S.,
Basic Structural Analysis
,
Tata McGraw Hill
7.
Negi L.S. & Jangid R.S,
Structural Analysis
, Tata McGraw Hill
8.
Rajasekaran S. & Sankarasubramanian G.,
Computational Structural Mechanics,
PHI
9.
SP:6(6) :
Application of Plastic Theory in Design of Steel Structures
Sessional work assessment
Assignments
2x10 = 20
2 tests
2x15 = 30
Total marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any
one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with choice to answer any one
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer any one
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice
to answer any one
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CE2K 503 : STRUCTURAL DESIGN II
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Part A: Reinforced cement concrete
Module I
(15 hours)
Slabs:
one way and two way with different support conditions
–
Staircases:
types of staircases
& layout

design of simply supported flights, cantilever steps and stringer beam

dog legged stair

folded plate stair
Module II
(20 hours)
Analysis and design of columns of rectangular and circular cross sections

axially loaded columns

columns
wit
h uniaxial and biaxial eccentricity using SP 16 design charts

short and slender columns

design of
isolated footings with axial & eccentric loads

combined footings
Part B: Steel & Timber
Module III
(17 hours)
Design of laterally restrained & unrestr
ained simple and compound beams

design of axially and
eccentrically loaded compression members

built up columns

lacings and battens

design of column bases

timber, simple beams, struts & ties

design of formwork
Note
1.
All designs shall be done as
per current I.S. specifications
2.
Special importance shall be given to detailing in designs
3.
S.I. Units shall be followed
4.
Limit state method shall be used for R.C.C. designs
5.
Use of I.S. codes and SP 16 (Design Aids) shall be permitted in the examination hall
Reference books
1.
Menon D. & Pillai S.U.,
Reinforced Concrete Design,
Tata McGraw Hill
2.
Varghese P.C.,
Limit State Design of Reinforced Concrete,
PHI
3.
Mallick S.K. & Gupta A.P.,
Reinforced Concrete
, Oxford & IBH Publishing Co.
4.
Punmia B.C.,
Reinforced Concret
e Structures Vol. I & II
, Laxmi Publications
5.
Jain & Jaikrishna,
Plain & Reinforced Concrete Vol. I & II
, Nem Chand
6.
Sinha S.N.,
Reinforced Concrete Design,
Tata McGraw Hill
7.
Ram Chandra,
Design of Steel Structures Vol. II,
Standard Book House
8.
Negi L.S.,
Desi
gn of Steel Structures
, Tata McGraw Hill
Sessional work assessment
2 Assignments
2 x 10
= 20
2 Tests
2 x 15
= 30
Total marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 or 3 from each module
Q II

2 questions
A and B of 20 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 20 marks each from module II with choice to answer any one
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 20 marks each from module III with choice to answer any one
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CE2
K 504 : OPEN CHANNEL HYDRAULICS & HYDRAULIC MACHINERY
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(13 hours)
Uniform flow in open channels:
types of channels and flow

qualification for uniform flow

computation
of uniform flow

Chez
y’s formula

Manning’s formula

velocity distribution in open channels

conveyance
of canal cross section

normal depth and velocity

algebraic method

graphical method

normal discharge
curve

hydraulic exponent for uniform flow computation

desi
gn of rigid boundary channels

most efficient
cross section

circular cross section not flowing full

rectangular
–
trapezoidal

triangular
Energy in open channel flow:
specific energy

specific force diagrams

alternate depths

critical velocity

cr
itical stages of flow

hydraulic exponent M for critical flow

application of specific energy and critical
flow

transitions in rectangular channels

metering flumes

venturi

standing wave

par shall
Module II
(13 hours)
Non uniform flow
: graduall
y varied flow

basic assumptions

dynamic equation for gradually varied flow

different forms of the dynamic equation

characteristics of flow profiles in prismatic channels
Back water curve
: computation of length of back water curve

numerical integr
ation

graphical integration

direct step method

introduction to software packages
Module III
(13 hours)
Rapidly varied flow
: characteristics of the flow

hydraulic jump

initial and sequent depths

non

dimensional equation

practical application
of hydraulic jump

types of jump in horizontal floor

basic
characteristics of the jump

energy loss

efficiency

height of jump

jump as energy dissipator

stilling
basins

jump position

tail water conditions

jump types

stilling basins of ge
neralized design (No detailed
study)

rapidly varied unsteady flow
–
surges
Stream flow measurement

gauges and recorders

determination of velocity of flow

measurement of
discharge in rivers

area

velocity method

stage

discharge relation
Modul
e IV
(13 hours)
Hydraulic machines
Turbines
: hydrodynamic force on plates

impact of jets

fixed and moving

flat and curved

velocity
triangles

equation for power and work done

classification of turbines

components of Pelton wheel,
Francis turbi
ne, Kaplan turbine

specific speed

selection of turbines

performance curves

installation of
turbines with general details

penstock pipes and surge tanks
Pumps
: classification
Rotodynamic pumps
: types

volute and whirl pool chambers

velocity tri
angle for pumps

least starting
speed

efficiency

specific speed

multistage pumps

cavitations in pumps

operating characteristics of
centrifugal pumps
Positive displacement pumps
: reciprocating pump

types

work done

effect of acceleration and
frictional
resistance

slip and coefficient of discharge

separation in suction and delivery pipes

air vessel

gear pump
Deep well pumps
: submersible, jet and airlift pumps

general principle of working

selection and
installation of pumps
Referen
ce books
1.
Subramanya K.,
Flow in Open Channels
, Tata McGraw Hill
2.
Hanif Choudhary M.,
Open Chanel Flow
, Prentice Hall of India
3.
Chow V.T.,
Open Channel Hydraulics
, McGraw Hill
4.
Dr Modi P.N. & Dr Seth S.M.,
Hydraulics & Fluid Mechanics
, Standard Book House
5.
Rich
ard French H.,
Open Channel Hydraulics
, McGraw Hill
6.
Addison H.,
A Treatise on Applied Hydraulics
, Asia Publishing House
7.
Michael,
Wells & Pumping Machinery
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Sessional work assessment
Assignments
2x10 = 20
2 Tests
2x15 = 30
Total marks
=
50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with
choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 505 : GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING II
3 hou
rs lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(11 hours)
1. Earth pressure
: earth pressure at rest

active and passive earth pressure for cohesionless and cohesive
soils

Coulomb’s and Rankine’s theories

point of application of earth pressure for c
ases of with and without
surcharge in cohesionless and cohesive soils

Culmann’s and Rebhan’s graphical construction for active
earth pressure
2. Site investigation and soil exploration
: objectives

planning

reconnaissance

methods of subsurface
explo
ration

test pits

Auger borings

rotary drilling

depth of boring

boring log

soil profile

location of
water table

S.P.T.

field vane shear test

geophysical methods (in brief)

sampling

disturbed and
undisturbed samples

hand cut samples

Osterberg piston sampler
Module II
(11 hours)
3. Bearing capacity
: ultimate and allowable bearing capacity

Terzaghi’s equation for bearing capacity for
continuous

circular and square footings

bearing capacity factors and charts

Skemption’s formu
lae

effect
of water table on bearing capacity

filed tests

bearing capacity from building codes

net bearing pressure

methods of improvement of soil bearing capacity

vibro flotation and sand drains
4. Settlement analysis
: distribution of contact
pressure

immediate and consolidation settlement

estimation
of initial and final settlement under building loads

limitations in settlement computation

causes of
settlement

permissible, total and differential settlements

cracks and effects of set
tlement
Module III
(15 hours)
5. Foundation

general consideration
: functions of foundations

requisites of satisfactory foundations

different types of foundations

definition of shallow and deep foundation

selection of type of foundation

advanta
ges and limitations of various types of foundations

open foundation excavations with unsupported
slopes

supports for shallow and deep excavations

stress distribution in sheeting and bracing of shallow and
deep excavations

stability of bottom of exc
avations
6. Footings:
types of footings

individual, combined and continuous

design considerations

footings
subjected to eccentric loading

conventional procedure for proportioning footings for equal settlements
7. Raft foundations
: bearing capacity
equations

design considerations

conventional design procedure for
rigid mat

uplift pressures

methods of resisting uplift

floating foundations
Module IV
(15 hours)
8. Pile foundations
: uses of piles

classification of piles based on purpose and
material

determination of
type and length of piles

determination of bearing capacity of axially loaded single vertical pile

(static and
dynamic formulae)

determination of bearing capacity by penetration tests and pile load tests (IS methods)

neg
ative skin friction

group action and pile spacing

analysis of pile groups

load distribution by
Culmann’s method
9. Caissons:
open (well) caissons

box (floating) caissons

pneumatic caissons

construction details and
design considerations of well
foundations

types of drilled caissons and their construction details
Note:
Structural designs of foundations are not contemplated in this course.
Reference books
1.
Joseph E. & Bowles,
Foundation Analysis & Design
, McGraw Hill
2.
Leonards G.A.,
Foundation E
ngineering
, McGraw Hill
3.
Teng W.C.,
Foundation Design
, PHI
4.
Tomlinson M.J.,
Foundation Design & Construction
, Pitman
5.
Terzaghi & Peck,
Soil Mechanics in Engineering Practice
, Asia Publishing
6.
Punmia B.C.,
Soil Mechanics & Foundations
, Laxmi
7.
Murthy V.N.S.,
Soi
l Mechanics & Foundations
8.
Iqubal H. Khan,
Geo

technical Engineering
9.
Arora K.R.,
Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engg.,
Standard Publications
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Sessional work assessment
Assignments
2x10 = 20
2 Tests
2x15 = 30
Total marks
= 50
University exa
mination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with choice to answer
anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 506A : NUMERICAL ANALYSIS
(common for AI2K/CH2K/EC2K/EE2K
/IC2K/ME2K/PM2K 506A)
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I:
Errors in numerical calculations (13 hours)
Sources of errors, significant digits and numerical instability

numerical solution of polynomial and
transcendental equations

bis
ection method

method of false position

Newton

Raphson method

fixed

point iteration

rate of convergence of these methods

iteration based on second degree equation

the
Muller’s method

Chebyshev method

Graeffe’s root squaring method for polyno
mial equations

Bairstow’s method for quadratic factors in the case of polynomial equations
Module II
: Solutions of system of linear algebraic equations (13 hours)
Direct methods

gauss and gauss

Jordan methods

Crout’s reduction method

error analy
sis

iterative
methods

Jacobi’s iteration

Gauss

seidel iteration

the relaxation method

convergence analysis

solution
of system of nonlinear equations by Newton

Raphson method

power method for the determination of Eigen
values

convergence of
power method
Module III:
Polynomial interpolation (13 hours)
Lagrange’s interpolation polynomial

divided differences Newton’s divided difference interpolation
polynomial

error of interpolation

finite difference operators

Gregory

Newton forward a
nd backward
interpolations

Stirling’s interpolation formula

interpolation with a Cubic spline

numerical differentiation

differential formulas in the case of equally spaced points

numerical integration

trapezoidal and
Simpson’s rules

Gaussian
integration

errors of integration formulas
Module IV:
Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations (13 hours)
The Taylor series method

Euler and modified Euler methods

Runge

Kutta methods (2
nd
order and 4
th
order
only)

multistep methods

Milne’s predictor

corrector formulas

Adam

Bashforth & Adam

Moulton
formulas

solution of boundary value problems in ordinary differential equations

finite difference methods
for solving two dimensional laplace’s equation for a rectangular region

finite difference method of solving
heat equation and wave equation with given initial and boundary conditions
Reference books
1.
Froberg C.E.,
Introduction to Numerical Analysis
, Addison Wesley
2.
Gerald C.F.,
Applied Numerical Analysis
, Addison Wesley
3.
Hildebr
and F.B.,
Introduction to Numerical Analysis
, T.M.H.
4.
James M.L., Smith C.M. & Wolford J.C
., Applied Numerical Methods for Digital Computation
, Harper
& Row
5.
Mathew J.H.,
Numerical Methods for Mathematics, Science and Engineering
, P.H.I
Sessional work asses
sment
Assignments
2x10=20
2 tests
2x15=30
Total marks
=50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any
one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to
answer any one
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CE2K 506B : ADVANCED MECHANICS OF MATERIALS
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(13 hours)
1.Theories of stress and strain:
definition of stress at a point

stress notation

symmetry of the stress array
and str
ess on an arbitrarily oriented plane

transformation of stress

principal stresses

other properties

differential equation of motion of a deformable body

deformation of a deformable body

strain theory

principal strains

strain of a volume eleme
nt

small displacement theory
2.Stress

strain relations:
elastic and inelastic response of a solid

first law of thermodynamics

internal

energy density

complementary internal

energy density

Hooke’s law

anisotropic elasticity

Hooke’s law

isot
ropic elasticity

plane stress and plane strain problems
Module II
(13 hours)
3.Torsion:
torsion of a cylindrical bar of circular cross section

Saint

Venant’s semi

inverse method

linear
elastic solution

the prandtl elastic membrane (soap

film) anal
ogy

narrow rectangular cross section

thin

wall torsion

members with restrained ends

fully plastic torsion
Module III
(13 hours)
4. Nonsymmetrical bending of straight beams:
definition of shear centre in bending

symmetrical and
nonsymmetrical be
nding

bending stresses in beams subjected to nonsymmetrical bending

deflections of
straight beams subjected to unsymmetrical bending

changing in direction of neutral axis and increase in
stress and deflection in rolled sections due to a very small in
clination of plane of loads to a principal plane

fully plastic load for unsymmetrical bending
5. Curved beams:
introduction

circumferential stress in a curved beam

radial stresses in curved beams

correction of circumferential stresses in curved bea
ms having I.T, or similar cross sections

deflections of
curved beams

statically indeterminate curved beams

closed ring subjected to a concentrated load

fully
plastic loads for curved beams
Module IV
(13 hours)
6. Beams on elastic foundation:
gener
al theory

infinite beam subjected to concentrated load

boundary
conditions

infinite beam subjected to a distributed load segment

semi

infinite beam subjected to loads at
its end

semi

infinite beam with concentrated load near its end

short beams
7. Failure criteria:
modes of failure

failure criteria

excessive deflections

yield initiation

extensive yield

fracture

progressive fracture (high cycle fatigue for number of cycles N>10
6
), buckling
Note:
S.I Units to be followed.
Text book
B
oresi A.P. & Side bottom O.M.,
Advanced Mechanics of Materials,
John Wiley
Reference books
1.
Srinath L.S.,
Advanced Mechanics of Materials,
Tata McGraw Hill
2.
Timoshenko S.,
Strength of Materials Part II
, CBS Publishers
3.
Timoshenko S.P. & Goodier J.N.,
Theory o
f Elasticity,
McGraw Hill
Sessional work assessment
Assignments
2x10 = 20
2 Tests
2x15 = 30
Total marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B
of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questi
ons A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 506C : CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(12 hours)
Materials: cement

different types

chemical composition and physical proper
ties

tests on cement

properties and uses with special emphasis on different constructional and weather conditions

I.S.
specifications

aggregates

classification

mechanical properties and tests as per I.S.

alkali aggregate
reaction

grading re
quirements

heavy weight

light weight

normal weight

aggregate

sampling of
aggregate

water

quality of water

permissible impurities as per I.S

suitability of sea water

admixtures

accelerators

retarders

plastizers

water reducing age
nts

use of silica fumes
Module II
(14 hours)
Manufacturing of concrete

measurement of materials

storage and handling

batching plant and equipment

mixing

types of mixers

transportation of concrete

pumping of concrete

placing of concrete

under
water concreting

compaction of concrete

curing of concrete

ready mixed concrete

mix design

norminal mixes

design mixes

factors influencing mix design

A.C.I method

Road Note No.4 method

I.S method

design for high strength mixes
Module III
(13 hours)
Properties of concrete

fresh concrete

workability

factors affecting workability

tests for workability

segregation and bleeding

hardened concrete

factors affecting strength of concrete

strength of concrete in
compressi
on, tension and flexure

stress

strain characteristics and elastic properties

shrinkage and creep

durability of concrete

permeability

chemical attack

sulphate attack

resistance to abrasion and cavitaion

resistance to freezing and thawing

resistance to fire

marine atmosphere

quality control

frequency of
sampling

test specimens

statistical analysis of test results

standard deviation

acceptance criteria
Module 1V
(13 hours)
Special concrete

light weight concrete

high densit
y concrete

vacuum concrete

shotcrete

steel fibre
reinforced concrete

polymer concrete

ferrocement

high performance concrete

rehabilitative measures

types of failure

diagnosis of distress in concrete

crack control

leak proofing

guniting
and jacketing
techniques
References books
1.
Neville A.M.,
Properties of Concrete,
Pitman
2.
Shetty M.S.,
Concrete Technology,
S I Chand & Company
3.
Gambhin M.L.,
Concrete Technology
, Tata McGraw Hill
4.
Orchard D.F.,
Concrete Technology Vol. I & II
5.
Krishna Raju N.
,
Design of Concrete Mixes
, CBS publishers
6.
Raina V.K.,
Concrete for Construction

Facts & Practices
, Tata McGraw Hill publishing co.
7.
John.H.Bungey,
The Testing of Concrete in Structures
, Urrey University of Press Hall
8.
Akroyd T.N.W.,
Concrete: Properties & M
anufacture,
Pergamon Press
9.
Murdock L.J.,
Concrete: Materials & Practice
, Edward Arnold
Sessional work assessment
2 Tests
2x15 = 30
2 Assignments
2x10 = 20
Total marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type question
s of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks
each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 506D : HYDROLOGY
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(13 hours)
Introduction
: hydrolog
ic cycle

application of hydrology in engineering

water balance equation

water
resources of India
Precipitation
: forms of precipitation

characteristics of precipitation in India

measurement of rainfall

types of rain gauges

presentation of data

consistency and continuity of data

average precipitation over an
area

arithmetical mean, Isohyetal and Thiessen polygon methods

mass curve and hyetograph

depth

area

duration and intensity

duration

frequency analysis

probable maximum precipi
tation
Module II
(13 hours)
Abstractions from precipitation

evaporation

measurement, estimation and control of evaporation

evapo
transpiration(ET)

estimation of evapo transpiration

evapo transpiration and consumptive use

measurement
of ET

lysi
meters and field plots

potential ET and its computation

pan evaporation

Penman method

Blaney Criddle method

reference crop ET and Crop coefficient

interception and depression storage

infiltration process

measurement using infiltrometers

i
nfiltration capacity

infiltration indices
Runoff

Characteristics of runoff

factors affecting runoff

yield from a catchment

flow duration curves

flow mass curve
Module III
(13 hours)
Hydrograph analysis

components of hydrograph

base flow se
paration
–
rainfall

run off relations

unit
hydrograph theory

derivation of unit hydrograph

applications and limitations of unit hydrograph

S
hydrograph

instantaneous unit hydrograph

synthetic hydrograph (only the concepts)

floods

estimatio
n
of peak discharge

rational method

unit hydrograph method

probabilistic and statistical methods

return
period

elementary concepts of probability distributions for hydrologic variables

frequency analysis by
Gumbel’s method
Module IV
(13 hours)
Ground water:
types of aquifers
–
yield

aquifer properties

ground water movement

Darcy’s law

conductivity and transmissivity

yield of wells
–
pumping and recuperation test

well losses and specific
capacity

types of wells

selection criteria an
d design of wells
Reference books
1.
Subramanya K.,
Engineering Hydrology,
Tata McGraw Hill
2.
Regunath H.M.,
Hydrology,
Prentice Hall
3.
Chow V.T et. al.,
Applied Hydrology,
McGraw Hill
Sessional work assessment
2 Assignments
2 x 10
= 20
2 Tests
2 x15
= 30
Tota
l marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from mod
ule II with choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 506E : OBJECT ORIENTED PROGRA
MMING
(common for all programmes)
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(12 hours)
OOPS and Java basics

Java virtual machine

Java platform API

extended security model

applet classes

exceptions and abstract classes

Java applet
writing basics

GUI building with canvas

applet security

creating window applications

writing console applications

utility and math packages
Module II
(10 hours)
Swing programming

working with swing components

using the clipboard

input/outp
ut streams

printing

working with 2D and 3D graphics

using audio and video

creating animations
Module III
(10 hours)
Java beans development kit

developing beans

notable beans

network programming

client and server
Programs

naming and dire
ctory services

working with Java management APIS
Module IV
(20 hours)
Distributed application architecture

CORBA

RMI and distributed applications

working with remote
objects

object serialization and Javaspaces

Java IDL and ORBs, connecting to
database

using JDBC

integrating database

support into web applications

Java servlets

JSDK

JAR files

Java native interface
Text books
1.
Campione, Walrath & Huml Tutorial team, “
The Java Tutorial Continued: The Rest of the JDK
”,
Addison Wesley
2.
J
amie Jaworski, “
Java 2 Platform Unleashed: The Comprehensive Solution
”, SAMS Teach Media
References books
1.
Holzner S.,
Java 2, Swings, Servlets, JDBC & Java Beans Programming
, IDG Books
2.
Campione M. & Walrath K. “
The Java Tutorial: Object

Oriented Programmi
ng for the Internet
”,
Addison Wesley
3.
Patrick N. & Schildt H., “
Java 2: The Complete Reference,
Tata McGraw Hill
Sessional work assessment
Assignments
2x10 = 20
Tests
2x15 = 30
Total marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q
I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions of 15marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions of 15marks each from module II with choice to answer any one
Q IV

2 questions of 15ma
rks each from module III with choice to answer any one
Q V

2 questions of 15marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 506F : DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTS
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(13 hours)
Basic concepts
:
introduction

definition of terms

calibration standards

the generalised measurement
system

basic concepts in dynamic measurements

system response

distortion

experiment planning
Analysis of experimental data:
introduction

causes and types o
f experimental errors

error analysis on a
common sense basis

uncertainty analysis

evaluation of uncertainties for complicated data reduction

statistical analysis of experimental data

probability distributions

the Gaussion or normal error distri
bution

the chi

square test of goodness fit

method of least squares

the correlation coefficient

stand and deviation
of the mean

student’s t

distribution

graphical analysis and curve filtering

general consideration in data
analysis
Module II
(13 hours)
Basic electrical measurements and sensing devices:
forces of electromagnetic origin

waveform
measurements

basic meters

amplifiers

transformers

signal conditioning

EVM

the oscillographs

transducers

the variable resistant transd
ucers

LVDT

capacitive transducers

piezo electric transducers

photoconductive transducers

hall

effect transducers

digital displacement transducer

comparison of
analog and digital instruments
Displacement and area measurement:
gage blocks

o
ptical methods

pneumatic displacement gage

area
measurements

the planimeter

graphical and numerical methods for area measurements

surface areas
Module III
(13 hours)
Pressure measurements:
dynamic response considerations

mechanical pressure

measurement devices

dead weight tester different gages

low pressure measurements

different gages
Flow measurement:
positive displacement methods

flow obstruction methods

the sonic nozzle

flow
measurement by drag. effects

hotwire and hot film
anemometers

flow visulalisation methods

the
interferometer

the laser droppler anemometer (LDA)

smoke methods

pressure probes

impact pressure in
supersonic flow
Module IV
(13 hours)
Force, torque and strain measurements:
mass balance measuremen
ts

elastic elements for force
measurements

torque measurements

strain measurements

electrical resistance strain gages

temperature
compensation

strain gage resetter

the unbounded resistance strain gage
Motion and vibration measurement:
vibrati
on instruments

principles of seismic instrument

sand
measurements
Data acquisition and processing:
general data acquisition system

signal conditioning

data transmission

analog to digital and digital to analog conversion

data storage and display
Text books
1.
Holman J.P.,
Experimental Methods for Engineers,
McGraw Hill
2.
Docblin E.O.,
Measurement Systems

Application & Design,
McGraw Hill
Reference books
1.
Nakra B.C. & Chodhany,
Instrumentation Measurement & Analysis,
Tata McGraw Hill
Sessional work
assessment
2 Assignments
2x10
= 20
2 Tests
2x15
= 30
Total marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any
one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to
answer any one
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CE2K 506G : ADVANCED SURVEYING & REMOTE SENSING
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(10 hours)
Geodesy: figure of earth

spherical trigonometry

conveyance of meridians

parallel of latitude

computation of s
pherical coordinates and determination of bearing and distance
Module II
(12 hours)
Map projection: introduction

ideal map projection

scale and scale factor

methods of projection

simple
equidistant projections and its modifications

lambert proje
ction

mercator projection

electronic distance
measurement

basic sources of errors

principles

slope and height corrections

brief study of EDM’s

geodimeter

tellurometer

distomat

total station

global positioning system
Module III
(16 ho
urs)
Photogrammetry: basic principles

terrestrial photogrammetry

photo theodolite

aerial photogrammetry

aerial cameras

height and distances from photographs

relief displacement

flight planning

ground control
for aerial photogrammetry

plot
ting

stereoscopy

photo mosaic

photo interpretation

applications of
photogrammetry
Module IV
(14 hours)
Remote sensing: introduction

electromagnetic radiation

target interactions

atmospheric effects

remote
sensing systems

radiometer

sca
nners

side looking air borne radar

passive microwave systems

remote
sensing from space

applications of remote sensing
Reference books
1.
Punmia B.C.,
Surveying

Vol.
III
, Laxmi Publishers
2.
Joshi M.D. & Jawaharlal Sharma,
Text Book Advanced Surveying
,
CBS Publishers
3.
Agor R.,
Advanced Surveying,
Khanna Publishers
4.
Arora K.R.,
Surveying

Vol. III,
Standard Publishers
5.
Rampal K.K.,
Text Book of Photogrammetry
, Oxford
Sessional work assessment
2 Tests
2 x 15
= 30
2 Assignments
2 x 10
= 20
Total marks
=
50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with
choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 506H : ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
3 hours
lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(13 hours)
System buildings:
definition and need for system approach in buildings

interaction of spatial

structural,
environmental and mechanical subsystem

modular co

ordination in design and constructi
on

alternate
building system with partial and full prefabrication

wall

floor and roof system developed by research labs

computer aided design

intelligent buildings
Module II
(13 hours)
Building climatology:
elements of climate

temperature

hu
midity

precipitation

radiation

wind

design
criteria for control of climate

passive and active building design

passive approach by orientation, glazing,
shading, choice of building materials etc

active system for thermal control and ventilatio
n

control of
dampness

influence of climate on architectural style built form
Module III
(13 hours)
Architectural acoustics:
physics of sound

frequency, intensity, variation with time, dB scale, airborne and
structure borne propagation

effect of no
ise on man

design criteria for spaces

behaviour of sound in free
field and enclosures

Sabine’s formula

problems of sound reduction, sound insulation and reverberation
control

typical situation like offices, flats, auditoriums and factories

acou
stic materials

properties

types
and fixtures
Module IV
(13 hours)
Illumination engineering:
purpose of illumination

various types of visual tasks

standard of illumination

psychological aspects of light and colour

principles of day lighting

e
valuation of lighting by windows,
skylights, ducts etc

artificial illumination

use of luminaries

role of surface treatment in an illuminated
scheme

flood lighting

street lighting

lighting in garden
Reference books
1.
N. B. C.
2.
Henrik Nissen,
Indus
trial Building & Modular Design
, Cement and Concrete Association
3.
Koenigberger,
Manual of Tropical Housing & Building
, Orient Longman
4.
Knudsen & Harris,
Acoustic Design in Architecture
, John Wiley
5.
Design Data Manuals of Phillips & GEC
6.
Mitchell,
Computer Aide
d Architectural Design
, Van Nostrand Reinhold
Sessional work assessment
2 Tests
2x15 = 30
2 Assignments
2x10 = 20
Total marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each m
odule
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice
to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 506I : GROUND IMPROVEMENT
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(14 hours)
Introduction to soil improvements without the
addition of many material

dynamic compaction

equipment
used

application to granular soils

cohesive soils

depth of improvement

environmental considerations

induced settlements

compaction using vibratory probes

vibro techniques vibro equipm
ent

the vibro
compaction and replacement process

control of verification of vibro techniques

vibro systems and
liquefaction

soil improvement by thermal treatment

preloading techniques

surface compaction
introduction to bio technical stabilizati
on
Module II
(14 hours)
Introduction to soil improvement by adding materials

lime stabilization

lime column method

stabilization
of soft clay or silt with lime

bearing capacity of lime treated soils

settlement of lime treated soils

improvement
in slope stability

control methods

chemical grouting

commonly used chemicals

grouting
systems

grouting operations

applications

compaction grouting

introduction

application and limitations

plant for preparing grouting materials

jet gr
outing

jet grouting process

geometry and properties of
treated soils

applications

slab jacking

gravel

sand

stone columns
Module III
(10 hours)
Soil improvement using reinforcing elements

introduction to reinforced earth

load transfer mec
hanism and
strength development

soil types and reinforced earth

anchored earth nailing reticulated micro piles

soil
dowels

soil anchors

reinforced earth retaining walls
Module IV
(14 hours)
Geotextiles

polymer type geotextiles

woven geotexti
les

non woven geotextiles

geo grids

physical and
strength properties

behaviour of soils on reinforcing with geotextiles

effect on strength, bearing capacity,
compaction and permeability

design aspects

slopes

clay embankments

retaining wal
ls

pavements
Reference books
1.
Moseley,
Text Book on Ground Improvement
, Blackie Academic Professional, Chapman & Hall
2.
Boweven R.,
Text Book on Grouting in Engineering Practice
, Applied Science Publishers Ltd
3.
Jewell R.A.,
Text Book on Soil Reinforcement w
ith Geotextiles
, CIRIA Special Publication, Thomas
Telford
4.
Van Impe W.E.,
Text Book On Soil Improvement Technique & Their Evolution
, Balkema Publishers
5.
Donald .H. Gray & Robbin B. Sotir,
Text Book On Bio Technical & Soil Engineering Slope Stabilization
,
Jo
hn Wiley
6.
Rao G.V. & Rao G.V.S.,
Text Book On Engineering With Geotextiles
, Tata McGraw Hill
7.
Korener,
Construction & Geotechnical Methods In Foundation Engineering
, McGraw Hill
Sessional work assessment
2 Assignments
2 x 10
= 20
2 Tests
2 x 15
= 30
Total
marks
= 50
University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answer any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from modul
e II with choice to answer anyone
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer anyone
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV with choice to answer any one
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CE2K 507(P) : FLUIDS LAB
3 hours pra
ctical per week
1.
Study of instruments: pressure gauge

piezometer

manometer

pressure transducers

pilot tubes

current meter.
2.
Demonstration: Bernoulli’s theorem

phreatic lines

fluming horizontally and vertically
3.
Steady flow through pipes: determi
nation of friction factor for various types of pipes
4.
Orifices and mouthpieces: various types

steady case
5.
Notches and weirs: various types

steady case
6.
Time of emptying: unsteady flow
7.
Discharge measurements: venturimeter

venturi flume

orifice meter

water meter
8.
Open channel flow: determination of manning’s coefficient
9.
Plotting the specific energy curve
10.
Determination of hydraulic exponents
11.
Tracing back water profiles
12.
Tracing draw down profiles
13.
Hydraulic jump parameters
14.
Study of pelton wheel

Francis

Kapalan turbines
15.
Study of centrifugal

reciprocating

jet and deep well pumps
Sessional work assessment
Laboratory practicals and record
= 30
Test/s
= 20
Total marks
= 50
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CE2K 508(P) : GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING LAB
3 hours practical per w
eek
1.
Specific gravity of coarse and fine grained soils
2.
Grain size analysis (a) Sieve analysis (b) Pipette analysis
3.
Atterberg limits and indices
4.
Determination of field density (a) sand replacement method (b) core cutter method
5.
Determination of coeff
icient of permeability by
(a) Constant head method (b Variable head method
6.
Consolidation test
7.
Compaction test (a) IS light compaction test (b) IS heavy compaction test
8.
California bearing ratio test
9.
Direct shear test
10.
Triaxial shear test
11.
Unconf
ined compressive strength test
12.
Laboratory vane shear test
Sessional work assessment
Laboratory practicals and record
= 30
Test/s
= 20
Total marks
= 50
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CE2K 601 : COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING
3 hours lecture and 1 hour tutor
ial per week
A.
Numerical methods in civil engineering
Module I
(16 hours)
Introduction to numerical methods in civil engineering:
importance of numerical methods in civil
engineering

sources of errors in numerical methods

number representations

fixed
and floating point
numbers

significant digits

round off errors

development of computer algorithms

pseudo code
Solution of algebraic and transcendental equations in one variable:
bisection method

method of false
position

Newton

Raphson method

successive approximation method

development of computer
algorithms for each of the above methods
System of linear algebraic equations:
solution of linear algebraic equations using Gauss elimination method
and LU decomposition method

solution by iterat
ive method

conditions of convergence

III conditioned
system of equations

applications in civil engineering problems

matrix structural analysis
Module II
(12 hours)
Eigen value problems:
examples of Eigen value problems in civil engineering

princip
al stresses and strains

free vibration of multi degree of freedom systems

determination of Eigen values and Eigen vectors by
power method and Jacobi’s method
Interpolation:
Newton’s formulae

Gauss’ formulae

lagrangian interpolation

cubic spline i
nterpolation
Module III
(11 hours)
Numerical differentiation and integration:
numerical differentiation using Newton’s and Gauss’ formulae

maximum and minimum values of tabulated functions

Newton Cote’s integration formulae

numerical
integration usi
ng trapezoidal formula

Simpson’s formulae and Gauss quadrature

development of computer
algorithms for numerical integration
Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations:
Taylor’s series method

Euler’s method

Runge

Kutta method

finite dif
ference method for the solution of boundary value problems
B.
Optimisation methods in civil engineering
Module IV
(13 hours)
Linear programming problems:
statement of an optimisation problem

linear and nonlinear programming
problems

standard form of lin
ear programming problems

applications of linear programming problems in
civil engineering

limit design of steel portal frames
Introduction to nonlinear programming problems:
(outline only

descriptive questions only are expected)

difficulties in non
linear programming problems

unconstrained optimization problems

unimodal function

search methods

one dimensional minimization methods

fibonacci and golden section methods

examples
of one dimensional minimization problems in civil engineering
R
eference books
1.
Sastry S.S.,
Introductory Methods of Numerical Analysis,
Prentice Hall of India
2.
Scarborough J.B.,
Numerical Mathematical Analysis,
Oxford & IBH
3.
Krishnamoorthy E.V. & Sen S.K.,
Numerical Algorithms,
Affiliated East West Press
4.
Rao S.S.,
Engine
ering Optimization

Theory & Application
New Age International Publishers
5.
Kirsch U.,
Optimum Structural Design
, McGraw Hill
6.
Fox R.L.,
Optimization Methods for Engineering Design,
Addison Wesley
Sessional work assessment
Assignments 2x10 = 20
2
Tests 2x15 = 30
Total marks = 50
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e of Technology Calicut
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University examination pattern
Q I

8 short type questions of 5 marks each, 2 from each module
Q II

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module I with choice to answe
r any one
Q III

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module II with choice to answer any one
Q IV

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module III with choice to answer any one
Q V

2 questions A and B of 15 marks each from module IV wit
h choice to answer any one
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e of Technology Calicut
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CE2K 602 : STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS III
3 hours lecture & 1 hour tutorial per week
Module I
(13 hours)
Matrix analysis of structures:
static and kinematic indeterminacy

force and displacement methods of
analysis

definition
of flexibility and stiffness influence coefficients

development of flexibility matrices by
physical approach
Flexibility method:
flexibility matrices for truss and frame elements

load transformation matrix

development of total flexibility matrix of
the structure

analysis of simple structures

plane truss and plane
frame

nodal loads and element loads

lack of fit and temperature effects
Module II
(13 hours)
Stiffness method
: development of stiffness matrices by physical approach

stiffness mat
rices for truss and
frame elements

displacement transformation matrix

development of total stiffness matrix

analysis of
simple structures

plane truss and plane frame

nodal loads and element loads

lack of fit and temperature
effects
Module III
(13 hours)
Direct stiffness method
: introduction

element stiffness matrix

rotation transformation matrix

transformation of displacement and load vectors and stiffness matrix

equivalent nodal forces and load
vectors

assembly of stiffness matrix an
d load vector

determination of nodal displacements and element
forces

analysis of plane truss

plane frame (with numerical examples)

analysis of grid

space

truss and
space

frame (without numerical examples)
Module IV
(13 hours)
Structural dynamic
s:
introduction

degrees of freedom

single degree of freedom linear systems

equation
of motion

D’Alembert’s principle

damping

free response of damped and undamped systems

logarithmic
decrement

response to harmonic and periodic excitation

v
ibration isolation

two

degree of freedom
systems

equations of motion

free vibration of undamped systems

natural modes

orthogonality of modes

response to initial excitation

response to harmonic excitation
Reference books
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