INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING 1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS

Here is the Modified 2016 KTU Syllabus for B-TECH KTU STUDENTS.

KTU First year B.tech Syllabus for 
INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING.



INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING 1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS

INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING



Syllabus: 

Civil Engineering as a profession; General introduction to history of Civil Engineering; types and classification of buildings; setting out of a building;   Building materials - Stones, Bricks, Tiles, Cement, Aggregate, Cement mortar,  Timber, Steel;  Building Construction - Stone Masonry, Brick Masonry, Floors and flooring, Roofs and roof coverings.  



Text Book:

1.   Ketki Rangwala Dalal, Essentials of Civil Engineering, Charotar Publishing House 

2.    Satheesh Gopi, Basic Civil Engineering, Pearson Publishers



Module 1 Contents


General   introduction   to   Civil   Engineering   –   History   of   Civil Engineering   -   Relevance   of   Civil   Engineering   in   the   overall infrastructural development of the country.Types and  classification of structures – buildings, towers, chimneys,
bridges,  dams,  retaining  walls,  water  tanks,  silos,  roads,  railways, runways and pipelines (Brief description only) Definition and types of buildings as per National Building Code of India (brief description only). Selection of site – Components of a building and their functions –Setting out of a building.



Module 2 Contents


Stones: Classification of stones – Qualities of good building stones – Quarrying – Dressing –  Tests – Specifications – Uses of common building stones. Bricks: Composition of good brick earth – Classification – Qualities of good bricks – Field and laboratory tests – Specifications. Tiles:   Classification   –   Manufacture   –   Properties   –   Tests   – Specifications


Module 3 Contents


Cement:  Basic  Ingredients  –  Manufacturing  process  –  Grades  –Properties – Tests – Specifications. Aggregates: Fine and coarse aggregate – Properties – Uses – Tests.Cement Mortar: Types and preparation.



Module 4 Contents


Stone Masonry: Types – Details of Ashlar, Random Rubble, Coarse Rubble and Dry Rubble Masonry. Brick Masonry: Types – Bond – Introduction to all types of bonds – English bond in detail (1, 1½ and 2 brick walls) – Comparison of stone and brick masonry.


Module 5 Contents 


Timber: Properties – Uses – Classification – Seasoning – Defects –Preservation – Tests; Hard board and Particle board – Manufacture and useSteel: Structural steel and steel as reinforcement – Types – Properties– Uses – Market forms.
  


Module 6 Contents 


Floors and Flooring materials: Different types and selection of floors and floor coverings. Roofs and roof coverings: Different types of roofs – Suitability – Types and selection of roofing materials.





INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINEERING 1 YEAR SYLLABUS 2016 FOR KTU B-TECH S1 S2 STUDENTS

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