ELEMENTS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING & ENGINEERING
Sub Code : 10CIV13/10CIV23 IA Marks : 25
Hrs/ Week : 04 Exam Hours : 03
Total Hrs. : 52 Exam Marks : 100
PART - A
1. Introduction to Civil Engineering, Scope of different fields of Civil
Engineering - Surveying, Building Materials, Construction Technology,
Geotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering, Hydraulics, Water
Resources and Irrigation Engineering, Transportation Engineering,
Infrastructure: Types of infrastructure, Role of Civil Engineer in the
Infrastructural Development, Effect of the infrastructural facilities on
socio-economic development of a country.
2. Roads: Type of roads, Components and their functions.
3. Bridges and Dams: Different types with simple sketches.
4. Introduction to Engineering mechanics: Basic idealisations - Particle,
Continuum and Rigid body; Force and its characteristics, types of forces,
Classification of force systems; Principle of physical independence of
forces, Principle of superposition of forces, Principle of transmissibility of
forces; Newton's laws of motion, Introduction to SI units, Moment of a
force, couple, moment of a couple, characteristics of couple, Equivalent
force - couple system; Resolution of forces, composition of forces;
Numerical problems on moment of forces and couples, on equivalent
force - couple system.
5. Composition of forces - Definition of Resultant; Composition of coplanar -
concurrent force system, Principle of resolved parts; Numerical problems
on composition of coplanar concurrent force systems.
6. Composition of coplanar - non-concurrent force system, Varignon's
principle of moments; Numerical problems on composition of coplanar
non-concurrent force systems.
7. Centroid of plane figures; Locating the centroid of triangle, semicircle,
quadrant of a circle and sector of a circle using method of integration,
Centroid of simple built up sections; Numerical problems.
PART - B
8. Equilibrium of forces - Definition of Equilibrant; Conditions of static
equilibrium for different force systems, Lami's theorem; Numerical
problems on equilibrium of coplanar – concurrent and non concurrent force systems.
9. Types of supports, statically determinate beams, Numerical problems on
support reactions for statically determinate beams and analysis of simple
trusses (Method of joints and method of sections).
10. Friction - Types of friction, Laws of static friction, Limiting friction,
Angle of friction, angle of repose; Impending motion on horizontal and
inclined planes; Wedge friction; Ladder friction; Numerical problems.
11.Moment of inertia of an area, polar moment of inertia, Radius of gyration,
Perpendicular axis theorem and Parallel axis theorem; Moment of Inertia
of rectangular, circular and triangular areas from method of integration;
Moment of inertia of composite areas; Numerical problems.
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TATA McGraw-Hill Book Company, New Delhi
2. Elements of Civil Engineering (IV Edition) by S.S. Bhavikatti, New
Age International Publisher, New Delhi, 3rd edition 2009.
3. Elements of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics by
M.N.Sheshaprakash amd G.B.Mogaveer PHI Learning (2009)
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2. Engineering Mechanics by K.L. Kumar, Tata McGraw-Hill
Publishing Company, New Delhi.
3. Engineering Mechanics by MVS Rao and D.R.Durgaiah. University
4. Engineering Mechanics by Nelson, Tata McGraw Hill Edn. India
5. Foundamentals of Engineering Mechanics Ali Hassan and Khan ,
Acme Learning Pvt Ltd.