Amravati University – Syllabus of 3SC5 – Geology & Engineering Materials


Unit I :Introduction – Different branches of Geology and importance of Geology in Civil Engineering.

Mineralogy – Study of common rock forming and ore minerals with reference to its physical properties.

Petrology – rock cycle, rock weathering and soil formation, origin, classification and textures of igneous sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, study of common rock types.

Unit II :Structural Geology – Outcrop, dip strike, elementary ideas about folds, faults, joints and unconformity, effect of these structures in foundation.

Earthquake engineering – earthquake waves, causes and effects, magnitude and intensity, earthquake zones of India, seismic coefficient.

Geological investigation – surface and sub-surface investigation, direct and indirect.

Unit III : Rock as a material of construction. Study of engineering properties of rocks and soils. Geological studies related to site selection for dams and reservoirs, tunnel alignment, hydroelectric plants, bridges, roads, air fields etc. Case histories of some major projects of tunnels, dams and reservoirs. (11)

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Unit IV1. Building stones :

Introduction, requirement of good building stones, testing of stones, quarring of stones, dressing of stones, artificial stones,

2. Brick & clay products :

Introduction, Brick earth, manufacturing of clay bricks, properties of burnt bricks, new trends in brick, manufacturing building tiles, earthenwares.

3. Lime :

Classification of lime, field slaking of lime, preparation of putty, properties of lime, use of lime of construction.

Unit V : 1. Timber & Wood based Product :

Introduction, sources of timber, identification of timber felling & conversion, moisture in timber, defects in timber, decay of timber, seascring of timber.

Different type of timber used in building construction, wood base product such as plywood, particle board, veneer, sunmica and their manufacturing process.

2. Plastics : Classification, advantages, properties, modern development in plastics.

3. Glass : Ingredients, properties, types of glass, selection of glass, glass fibre.

4. Asphalt and Bitumen : IRC specification, physical properties & its use in construction.

Unit VI1. Flooring and other tiles :

Types : Shahabad, Kotta, Granite, Glazed and Unglazed, ceramic tiles, Plain cement, Mosaic tile, manufacturing process of tiles, cutting and polishing of natural stones used.

2. AC sheets : Corrugated & plain

3. Water proofing material & its uses, termite proofing and fire resisting materials.

Laboratory work

1.Megascopic study of common rock forming and ore minerals.

2.Megascopic study of the common igneous, sedimentary andmetamorpic rocks.

3.Geological map reading and construction of sections fromsimple geological maps with engineering problems (about 10 maps)

A report/journal on above practical conducted shall be submitted by each student. Practical examination shall be based on practical and viva-voce conducted on the above syllabus.

NOTE: The old course students be given 1 + 2 chances as per old syllabi.

Books Recommended :

1.General & Engineering Geology by parbin singh.

2.A Text book of Geology : Mukharjee

3.The Principle of petrology : G.W. Tuyrell

4.Geology of India : D.N.Wadia

5.Geology of India : M.S.Krishan

6.Geological Maps : S.Y.Date,D.M.Mukharjee

7.Engineering Geological Maps : D.N.Deshmukh,D.M.Mukharjee.

8.Geology for engineering : R.B.Gupte

9.Engineering Geology by Venkata Reddy.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 3SC4 – Building Construction

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Unit I : Introduction : Building – Defination, types & components.

Foundation : Defination & necessity of foundation.

Bearing capacity – Defination, Methods of determination, S.B.C. values based on I.S.Code.

Types of foundations, Details of shallow foundations, Foundations in black cotton soil, causes of failure of foundations, Excavation for foundations, dewatering – necessity & methods. Loads on foundation, proportioning of foundation – elementary treatment only. (12)

Unit II : Stone Masonry : Technical terms, stones, cutting & dressing, lifting of stones, joints in stone masonry, General principles in stone masonry construction, classification of stone masonry, selection of stone for masonry.

Brick Masonry : Technical terms, Types of bonds, strength of brick masonry, Defects in brick masonry, Reinforced brickwork. Brief introduction to cavity wall construction and composite masonry construction.

Arches & Lintels – Defination & types. Load bearing structures & framed structures. Expansion & construction joints. Earthquake force, various features for making load bearing structure earthquake resistant.(9)

Unit III Floors : General principles, types & methods of construction of ground floor, upper floors & mezzanine floors. Floor finishes of different types.

Damp proofing – Causes, effects, various methods of damp proofing, materials used for damp proofing.

Roofs : Flat & pitched roof, types & construction features, ceilings – necessity & construction features.(9)


Unit IVDoors and Windows :

Doors : Introduction, components, loction & size of door, Door frame, Types of doors.

Windows : Defination, selection of size, shape, location & the number of windows, General design principles, types of windows.

Fixtures & fastenings for doors & windows. (9)

Unit V : Temporary carpentary : Timbering & trenches, shoring, Underpinning, Scaffolding & Formwork.

Vertical Circulation : Stairs – Function, location & types. Design principles of stairs.

Brief introduction to Lifts, Rams & Escalators. (10)

Unit VI Plastering & Pointing : Necessity, types & methods, other types of wall finishings.

Painting : White washing, colour washing, distempering, oil painting & special types of external finishings.

Miscellaneous topics (To be covered in brief)

Principles of Sound proof construction, fire proof construction, Thermal insulation and Prefabricated construction.(11)

Practicals :

1.Introduction to the terminology for various building elements.

2.Drawings of following building elements of construction (3 sheets of A-2 size)

(a) Panelled door, Flush door, Glazed window.

(b) Steel truss with joints & connections/Roofing details.

(c) Details of plinth & foundation including flooring/c/s of a wall from foundation to roof, Kitchen, Sanitary block.

3.Preparation of foundation block & layout in field of one room – verandah.

4.Design& Drawing of Dog-legged stair.

5.Visit to any one building under construction & its report submission.

Books Recommended :

1.W.B.Mackay : Building construction, vol. I, II & III, Longmans.

2.Sushilkumar : Building Construction, Standard publishers Distributors.

3.Deshpande R.S. and Vartak C.V. : A Treatise on Building construction.

4.S.K.Sharma, B.K.Kaul : A T.B.of building construction , S. Chand & Company.

5.Gurucharansing : Building construction Engg., Standard Book House, Delhi-6

6.L.S.Sane : Construction Engg., Manak Talas, Bombay.

7.R.Chudley : Construction Technology, Vol. I,II, III & IV, Long man Group Ltd.

8.ISE National Building code of India, 1970.

9.Building construction : B.C.Punmia.

10.A manual of earthquake resistant Non-Engineered construction Indian Society of earthquake Technology.

Viva voce shall be based on above syllabus and termwork.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 3SC3 – Transportation Engineering – I

(Highway, Traffic & Bridge)


unit-ihighway development and planning

Road Transport characteristics, classification of Roads, Road development plans & Salient features thereof, network pattern.


highway materials and testing.

Various properties of aggregates and bituminous materials and Test, IRC, IS Specifications, subgrade soil, plate load Test for K’ (3)

highway construction

WBM surface dressing, Bituminous roads, cement concrete pavement, construction procedure.(2)

Unit-IIalignment and highway geometric design

Alignment Principles, surveys for location, cross sectional elements, Right of way, Camber, Gradient, Typical Highway cross section in embankment and in cutting, PIEV Theory, stopping sight distance, Overtaking sight distance, Horizontal alignment – curves, design of superelevation, Extra widening, transition curves, vertical alignment, Design of summit and valley curves, IRC Standards for Geometric design.

Unit III highway pavement design

Flexible and Rigid pavement, structure,functions & components, Design factors, ESWL for dual wheels, tyre and contact

pressure, Flexible pavement design by Group index and C.B.R. Method. Westergards analysis for wheel load & Temperature stresses in rigid pavement, Combination of stresses, Joints in Rigid Pavement, Rigid and Flexible pavement failures. (9)


Unit IV Traffic Engineering

Introduction : Traffic Characterisitcs, characterisitcs of Roads, Road users, Vehicles. Power performance of vehicles, PCU, Traffic survey and volume study, objects and methods of speed studies, speed delay study, origin and Destination study. Fundamental diagram of Traffic flow, Traffic capacity.(9)

Unit V Traffic Control and regulations.

Road Parking system, Accident Study, Traffic control devices, Marking, Signs, Signals, islands & its types, warrants for Traffic signal, At grade intersections – cloverleaf, Diamond. Rotary intersection & design elements.

3E’s of Traffic Engg., Regulations – concerning to driver, Traffic, pendestriam, Regulation for Driving motor vehicles, Motor vehicle Act & Rule.(9)

Unit VI Bridge Engineering

Classification, identification and components of Bridge, L Section, & C/S Section of Bridge. Data collection & site selection. Economic span, Piers, Abutment, Wingwalls, approach (their design principle), Waterway, Scour depth. Estimation, depth of foundation, Afflux estimation, clearance & freeboard, Cofferdams & its types, Bearing, cassion foundation, Tilting of wells & corrections (8)

Practical : (Transportation Engg. I)

(A) Every student must carry at least (8) experiments from the following.

1.Los Angles abrasion Test.

2.Deval’s abrasion & attrition Test.

3.Aggregate impact test.

4.Aggregate crushing test.

5.Shape and size test – Flakiness index and Elongation index.

6.Softening point test.

7.Penetration test.

8.Viscosity test.

9.Ductility test.

10.Flash point test.

11.Traffic volume study.

12.Spot speed study.

B) Atleast one field visit & its report in journal. Practical examination shall consist of viva-voice based on the syllabus & practical work.

books recommended :

1.Highway Engineering – S.K.Khanna & C.E.Justo

2.Principles of Transportation & Highway Engg. – G.V.Rao

3.Traffic Engg. & Transport planning – Dr.L.R.Kadiyali.

4.Principles, Practice & Design of Highway Engineering – S.K.Sharma

5.Principles & Practice of Bridge Engg. – S.P.Bindra

6.A Course in HighwayEngg. – S.P.Bindra

7.Laboratory Mannual in highway Engineering -A.K.Duggal & V.P.Puri.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 3SC2 – Strength of Materials

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Unit I : 1.Mechanical properties :

Concept of direct and shear stresses and strains, stress-strain relations, Biaxial and triaxial loading. Elastic constants and their relationship, stress-strain diagrms and their characterisitcs for mild steel other metal and concrete. Factor of safety,

2. Uniaxial problems :

Stresses and strains in compound bars in uniaxial tension and compression, temperature stresses in simple restrained bars and compound bars of 2 types only.(10 )

Unit II:3. Axial force, shear force & Bending Moment Diagrams.

Beams, Loading and support conditions, Bending moment, Shear force and axial load diagrams for all types of loadings for simply supported beams, cantilevers and beams with overhangs, Relation between shear force, bending moment and loading intensity. (10 )

Unit III4. Stresses in beams (Bending, Shear)

i. Bending; Theory of simple bending, Determination of moment of intertia of cross sections of various shapes, section modulus, Moment of resistance, Bending stresses in solid, hollow and built up section.

ii. Shear

Distribution of shear stresses on beam cross sections,

iii. Strain energy under uniaxial tension and compression shear bending and torsion impact loads and instantenous stresses.

(10 )

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Unit IV5. Combined direct & bending stresses :

Combined direct and bending stresses, applications to short columns with eccentric loads, retaining walls with horizontal lateral force.

6. Principal stresses :

Biaxial stress system, principal stresses, principal planes, Mohr’s circle of stresses, principal strains. (10)

Unit V:7. Slope & Deflection of beams :

Theory of long columns, Euler, Rankine formula, slope & deflection in statically determinate beams subjected to point loads, u.d. loads, Moments by a) Macauley’s Method b) Moment Area Method c) Conjugate Beam method (10 )

Unit VI8. Torsion; Theory of torsion & assumptions, Derivation of equation, T/J = C/L = d/r polar modulus, stresses in solid & hollow circular shaft, power transmitted by shaft, closed coiled helical spring with axial load.

9. Thin & Thick cylinders subjected to internal pressures.

10. Theory of Elastic failures. (10)

Practicals :

Any 8 experiments out of the following. A report journal on the practicals conducted shall be submitted by every student.

1. Tension test on metals.

2. Compression test on materials.

3. Shear test on metals.

4. Impact test on metals.

5. Hardness test on metals.

6. Torsion test on metals.

7. Test on deflection of springs.

8. Modulus of rupture test.

9. Buckling of columns.

10. Deflection of beam test.

Practical Examination shall be Viva-voce based on the above experiments and the syllabus.

books recommended :-

1.Mechanics of Materials : E.P.Popov. (Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi)

2.Elements of Strength of materials : S. Timoshenko and O.H.Young, East West press private Ltd., New Delhi.

3.Strength of Materials : Ferdinand L.Singer (Hayper and Row, New York)

4.Strength of materials : Mahadeo Appa

5.Mechanics of materials : S.B.Junnarkar, Anand Charotar & Sons.

6.Strength of material by Dr.R.K.Bansal.

7.Strength of material Vol. I : Dr.B.C.Punmiya.

8.Strength of Materials -A Practical Approach – Vol I: D.S. Prakash Rao, University Press (India) Ltd., Distributed by Orient Longmans Ltd.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 3SC1 – Mathematics-III Semester

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Unit I : Ordinary Differential Equations.

Complete solution, Operator D, rules for finding the complementry function, the inverse operator , Rules for finding particular integral. Method of variation of parameters, Cauchy’s and Legendre’s Linear Differential equations. Simultaneous linear differential equations with constant coefficients Applications to civil engineering.

Unit II:Laplace transforms :

Definition and elementry properties, Unit step function, Direc Delta function, Convolution theorem, Solution of ordinary and simultaneous differential equation using Laplace transform of periodic functions. Application to problems of beams.

Unit III Partial Differential Equations.

P.D.E. of first order and first degree of types i) f(p,q) = O ii) f(p,q,z)=0, iii) f(p,q,x,y)=O iv) f(p,q,x,y,z)=O i.e. (a) Lagrange’s form Pp + Qq = R (b) Claivant’s form z=px+qy+f(p,q) v) Equations reducible to above standard types linear Homogeneous P.D.E. of nth order with constant co-efficients. Methods of separation of variables. Applications to simple problems on vibrations of string.


Unit IVNumerical Methods :-

(a) i) Solution of Algebraic and transcendal Equations by Newton Raphson method and by method of False Position.

ii) Solution of system of linear equations by Grout’s method, , Gauss Seidal method and Relaxation Method.

(b) Numerical solution of differential equations by Picard’s method, Taylor’s series method, Euler’s method, modified Euler’s method and Rungekutta forth order method.

Unit V : Complex variable :

Analytic functions, C.R.conditions, Harmonic functions. harmonic conjugate functions, Milne’s method, conformal mapping,Elementary conformal mapping w=z+c, w=cz, w+ Bilinear transformation and Swarz Christofel transformation.

Unit VI Statistics :

Probability : Axioms, conditional probability, Baye’s theorem, Mathematical Expectation and probability distributions (Binomial, Poisson and Normal) Curve fitting by method of least square, Corelation regression.

Books Recommended :

1) Text Book of Applied Mathematics by P.N.Wartikar and J.N.Wartikar.

2) Advance Mathematics for Engineers by Chandrika Prasad.

3) Method of Applied mathematics by F.B.Hildebran.

4) Introductory methods of Numerical Analysis by S.S.Sasby.

5) Computer Oriented Numerical Method by Raja Raman.

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Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA9 – Workshop-II Semester (Sessional Work)

1. Introduction to various building construction tools and equipments, viz. – plumb, trowel, mixers, vibrators etc.

2. Quality testing of various building materials like sand, brick, steel and cement.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA8 – History Of Culture- II Semester

1. Indus valley civilization, culture and architecture of ancient India.

2. Effect of Persion and Greek, Islamic invasions on Indian culture and architecture.

3. Effect of religions on culture and architecture of India with respect to Buddism and Jainism.

4. Effect of socio polytical and climatic conditions on development of culture and architecture in Northern and Sourthen part of India with reference to planning of villages, residences and places of woships etc.

5. Vandy movements in architecture, viz-Art-Novou, Bahaus, mechanization and industrial revolution.

(Assignment should be prepared on above topics.)

Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA7 – Building Material-II Semester

1. Lime and lime mortor, cement and cement mortor, different types of concrete for different uses in buildings.

2. Types of concrete and its uses for different purposes.

3. Iron – W.I., C.I., Steel and its uses from ancient period to modern period in building constructions

4. Glass – different types of glass for different purposes in buildings.

(Assignment should be prepared on above topics)

Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA6 – Structure- II Semester

1. Graphic statitics.

i) Force polygon and funiculer of polygon for a coplaner force system, conditions of equillibrium.

ii)Reactions at the supports of simply supported beams and trusses.

ii)Simple trusses and Maxwell diagrams.

2. Shear force and bending moment.

i) for cantilever beams.

ii)for simply supported beams including over hangs.

3. i) Elementary dynamics of systems of units, rectilinear translation with uniform acceleration.

ii)Strusses and Strain : simple stress and strain, direct and shear strusses, Hooks law, stress-strain for stad concrete proportional limit, Yield point, ultimate stress, factor of safety.

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Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA5 – Basics Of Computer Graphics-II Semester (Sessional Work)

Aim :This subject aims at making the students familiar with the computer application inArchitecture.

1. Introduction to computers, Hardware, Software, components and devices, current trends etc.

2. Use of computer in architecture and architectural profession.

3. Introduction of various programmes like paint brush, words, excell, autocad etc.

Assignment : preparing murual and collage in paint brush, assignment in Microsoft Excell, basic AutoCad commands.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA4 – Visual Arts-II Semester (Sessional Work)

1. Modelling : models with different materials, clay modelling, models of simple architectural buildings.

2. Photography of knowledge of camera and different accessories required in photography.

Photography of models and buildings to emphasise elements of visual importance.

(Assignment should be prepared on above topics.)

Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA3 – Architectural Graphics-II Semester

1. Study of anthropometry of different activities of human being, spaces required for them.

2. Measure drawings of furniture and building elements, like doors, windows, wardrob, toilet etc.

3. Movement and circulation in different activities, furniture layout for different activities.

4. Designing small shelters for simple activities, like road, side kiosk, bus stop etc.

(Plates on above topic and internal Viva-Voce)

Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA2 – Building Contruction-II Semester

1. Different types of simple doors and windows in timber – panelled / glazed, joints in timber work, different fixtures and fastenings for doors and windows.

2. Timber roofs and floors for different spans with fixing of roofing materials.

3. Arches : different types in stone and brick, lintles, D.P.C. coping etc.

4. Genernal idea of framed structures its advantages and suitability.

(Plates on above topics and internal Viva-Voce)

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Amravati University – Syllabus of 2SA1 – Basic Architectural Design-II Semester (Sessional Work)

(Preapring plates on following topics and Viva-Voce at the end of Semester.)

1. Form and Composition : creation of three dimensional composition of different shapes and forms of architectural nature to understand design principles.

2. Introduction to space concept in relation to external and internal form, relation of space and volume.

3. Composition and aesthetical appeal.

4. Relationship between human activity and space circulation pattern and arrangement of furniture.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 1SA9 – Workshop-I (Sessional Work)

1. Introduction to various tools used in carpentary, modelling and plumbing etc.

2. Preparing the blocks and scuptures of P.O.P. and clay and plaining and carving the surfaces, relief work and crafting various shapes.

3. Preparing the various carpentary joints.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 1SA8 – History Of Culture-I

Aim :Relationship of Culture and Architecture.

1. Historical reviews, different arts, their developments and impact on growth of culture.

2. Study of Western Civilization in brief.

Mesopotanian, Egyptian, Greek, Roman etc.

3. Impact of religious and social factors on growth of Civilization and Architecture.

4. Study of Chineese Civilization, Indus Valley Civilization.

(Assignment should be prepared on above topics.)

Amravati University – Syllabus of 1SA7 – Building Material-I

Aim :Study of materials used commonly for building construction in rural and urban areas with their methods of manufactures, applications in building fixing methods, properties and behaviour in different atmospheric conditions.

1. Bricks : mud stabillized bricks, burnt bricks.

2. Stones of different types.

3. Different types of mortors.

4. Different types of timbers used in buildings.

(Assignment should be prepared on above topics.)

Amravati University – Syllabus of 1SA6 – Structure-I

1. Coplaner Statics :

i) Axions of statics and basic concepts, parallelogram law of forces, equillibrium of two forces, principles of transmissibility, super position andlaw of action and reaction.

ii)composition and resolution of forces, concurrent parallel and general force systems, moment of force couple, equilibrium of bodies, force body diagram, conditions of equilibrium.

iii) types of support, reaction at support of simple supported beams and trusses.

2. Trusses :

Simple plane trusses, solution by method of joints, methods of section.

3. Properties of areas :

i) Centre of gravity, centre of gravity of plane figures, solid bodies, method of finding out centre of gravity.

ii)Moment of Inertia of plane area, methods of finding of M.I., principles of moment of inertia.

Amravati University – Syllabus of 1SA5 – Communication Skills (Sessional Work)

1. Improving word power and processes of expression.

2. Architectural vocabulory, viz-various architectural terms – avenues, plazas, vistas, serial vision, barriev, etc.

3. Business letters and office corrospondance, inspection reports.

4. Public speaking on topics related to architecture with audio-visual aids.

(Assignments on above topic should be prepared.)

Amravati University – Syllabus of 1SA4 – Visual Arts-I (Sessional Work)

1. Brief historical review of development of fine arts, visual arts, sculpture and painting.

2. Principles of visual arts – proportion, balance, contrast, texture and visual effects, optical illusion.

3. Study of colours, combinations, visual properties, psychological effects.

4. Study of shades and shadows.

5. Sketching of natural and man made objects.

Plates and Viva-Voce by internal Jury at the end of Semester.

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