GTU Elements of Civil Engineering Syllabus

GTU Elements of Civil Engineering Syllabus

 

Elements Of Civil Engineering

I Scope of Civil Engineering
Introduction: Impact of Infrastructural Development on the Economy of a Country,
Role of Civil Engineers, Importance of Planning, Scheduling and Construction
Management.
II Surveying
Introduction: Surveying and levelling, Object and uses, Primary divisions,
Fundamental principles, Classification of surveying, Plans and maps, Scales, Units of
measure.
Linear measurements: Methods, Instruments used in chaining; Chain surveying,
Ranging; Obstacles; Errors in chaining, Tape corrections, Conventional symbols
Compass surveying: Types and uses of compass, Bearings, Whole Circle Bearings,
and Reduced Bearings, Computation of angles; Meridians; declinations and dip of
needle; Local attraction; Chain and compass surveying field work.
Elevation measurements: Levelling, object and uses, terms used in levelling, levelling
instruments, methods of levelling, recording and methods of reducing, errors in
levelling, contours; characteristics and applications.
Areas and volumes; use of a Planimeter.
Modern Tools of Surveying and Mapping: Introduction to Theodolite, Electronic
Distance Measurement Instruments, Total Station, Global Positioning System, Remote
Sensing and Geographic Information System.
III Construction Materials
Requirement, types, uses, properties and importance of Civil Engineering materials like
Stone, Bricks, Lime, Cement, Ferrous and Non Ferrous Metals, Ceramic Materials,
Timber, Sand, Aggregate, Mortar and Concrete, Paints and Varnishes, Glass , Plastic,
Conducting, Magnetic, and Miscellaneous Materials.
IV Elements of Building Construction
Planning: Elementary principles and basic requirements of a building planning, layout
of residential & industrial buildings.
Construction: Classification of buildings based upon occupancy and structure, Design
Loads, Common building components, their functions, and nominal dimensions.
Elements of building drawing. Introduction to building byelaws.
V Water Resources Development
Elementary Hydrology, Sources of water, Watershed Development, water requirements
and its conservation, Hydraulic Structures of Storage, Water Conveyance System:
Canals; Water Conduits.
VI Transportation Engineering
Role of Transportation in National development, Transportation Ways, Surface
Transportation and Aviation, Elements of Highway materials properties and highway
construction, BOT Projects for Highways, Elements of Traffic Engineering and Traffic
Control.
Reference Books:
1) Title :Surveying Vol .I & II
Author: Dr. B. C. Punamia
Publisher : Laxmi Publication Delhi Gujarat Technological University. B.E Sem II 3
2) Title :Surveying Vol. I and II
Author : S. K. Duggal
Publisher : Tata Macgraw hill Publication New Delhi
3) Title: Civil Engg. Drawing
Author : S. C. Rangwala
Publisher: Charotar Pub. House Anand
4) Title : Building Construction
Author : Dr. B. C. Punamia
Publisher: Laxmi Pub. Delhi
5) Title : Engineering Material
Author : Dr. S.C. Rangwala
Publisher: Charotar Pub. House
6) Title : Building Materials
Author: Dr. S. .K. Duggal
Publisher : New Age International Pub.House Delhi
7) Title : Civil Engineering Material
Author : Jakson and Dhir
Publisher : ELBS Publishing London
8) Title : Civil Engineering Material
Author : Jakson and Dhir
Publisher : ELBS Publishing London
9) Title : Highway Engineering
Author: Khanna S. K. and Justo C. E.G.
Publisher : Nemchand and Brothers
10 ) Title : Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures
Author : Santoshkumar Garg
Publisher : Khanna Publishers Delhi

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