NIT Jamshedpur Civil Engineering Syllabus
NIT Jamshedpur Civil Engineering Syllabus PART VII
TRAVEL DEMAND ANALYSIS (3-0-0) 3
Introduction, Travel demand, Data collection and inventories, Urban travel demand estimation, Regional
travel demand estimation.
1. Jotin Khisty C, Transportation Engineering – An Introduction, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey,
2. Kadiyali L.R., Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning, Khanna Publication, N.D, 2011.
3. Papakostas. C.S., Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering, PHI Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2003.
4. Subhash C. Saxena, A Course in Traffic Planning and Design, Dhanapath Rai and Sons, New Delhi,
CE479 PAVEMENT CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE (3-0-0) 3
Pavement Construction, Pavement Evaluation, Functional Evaluation of Pavements, Structural Evaluation
of Pavements, Pavement Maintenance.
1. Haas, R.C.G., Hudson, W.R., and J.P. Zaniewski, Modern Pavement Management, Krieger Publishing
Company, Florida, USA, 1994.
2. Huang, Y.H., Pavement Analysis and Design, Pearson Prentice Hall, New Jersey, USA, 2004.
3. Shahin, M.Y., Pavement Management for Airports, Roads and Parking Lots, 3rd Edition, Kluwer Academic
Publisher, Massachusetts, USA, 1998.
4. Ministry of Road Transport and Highways. Specifications for Road and Bridge Works, 4th Edition, Indian
Roads Congress, New Delhi, India, 2001.
CE480 HIGHWAY SAFETY (3-0-0) 3
Introduction to safety, Statistical Interpretation and Analysis of Crash Data, Crash Reconstruction, Road
Safety Audits, Mitigation Measures, Road Safety Management System.
1. Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), The Traffic Safety Toolbox: A Primer on Traffic Safety, ITE,
2. Lynn B. Fricke, Traffic Accident Reconstruction, Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, 1990.
3. Ogden, K.W. Safer Roads: A Guide to Road Safety Engineering. Avebury Technical, 1996.
4. Rune Elvik and Truls Vaa, The Handbook of Road Safety Measures, Elsevier, 2004.
EE390 LINEAR CONTROL SYSTEMS (3-0-0) 3
Introduction – control system, types, feedback and its effects – linearization Mathematical Modelling of
Physical Systems. Block diagram Concept and use of Transfer function. Signal Flow Graphs – signal flow
graph, Mason’s gain formula. Time Domain Analysis of Control Systems – BIBO stability, absolute stability,
Routh-Hurwitz Criterion. P,PI and PID controllers Root Locus Techniques – Root loci theory, Application to
system stability studies. Frequency Domain Analysis of Control Systems- polar plots, Nyquist stability criterion,
Bode plots, application of Bode plots.
B.Tech. Civil Engineering – Scheme and Syllabi
1. B.C. Kuo, Automatic Control Systems, 7th Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 2009.
2. I.J. Nagarath and M.Gopal: Control Systems Engineering, 2nd Edition, New Age Pub. Co. 2008.
ME390 AUTOMOTIVE MECHANICS (3-0-0) 3
Automotive Engine Types and Classification, Engine Construction, Transmission System, Steering System,
Suspension System, Fuel Injection System, Carburettors, Ignition System, Cooling System, Lubrication
System, Fuel Feed System, Engine Testing and Performance, Emission Control System, Automotive electrical
and Electronic Equipment, Engine Service System.
1. Crouse, W. H., Automotive Mechanics, TMH, 2006.
2. Heitner Joseph, Automotive Mechanics: Principles And Practices, 2nd Edition, CBS Publishers, 2002.
3. James E. Duffy, Modern Automotive Technology, Goodheart-Wilcox Publisher, 2009.
ME391 ROBUST DESIGN (3-0-0)3
Fundamental of Experimentation, Simple comparative experiments, Experiments with single factor, ANOVA,
Factorial and Fractional Factorial experiments, Orthogonal Arrays, Response Surface Methodology, and
Taguchi’s Parameter Design.
1. Ross P.J., Taguchi Techniques for Quality Engineering, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 2008.
2. Montgomery D.C., Design and Analysis of Experiments, 7th Edition, John Wiley & Sons, New York,
ME392/EE440 ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT (3-0-0)3
Entrepreneurship and Factors Affecting Entrepreneurial Growth. Role and qualities of entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurial development process and motivation, Small Enterprises, Sources of Finance; Identification
of opportunities – Product planning and Development; Financial, Marketing and Project Management; Project
Formulation – Techno-economic Feasibility, Business plan, Business Laws.
1. G.G. Meredith, R.E. Nelson and P.A. Neek, The Practice of Entrepreneurship, ILO, 1982.
2. Desai, Vasant, Management of Small Scale Enterprises, Himalaya Publishing House, 2004.
3. A Handbook for New Entrepreneurs – Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad,
EC390/EC440 COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS (3-0-0)3
Classification of Signals, Fourier transform, Spectral density, Auto Correlation, Transmission of Signals through
Linear Systems, Amplitude modulation, Angle modulation, Pulse analog modulation, Pulse digital modulation,
Passband digital modulation schemes, Information theory, Error control coding.
1. S. Haykin, Communication Systems, 2nd Edition, Wiley Eastern, 2001.
2. K.Sam Shanmugam, Digital and Analog Communication Systems, John Wiley & Sons, 2008
3. Wayne Tomasi, Electronic Communication Systems, 4th Edition, PHI/Pearson, 2004.
EC391/EC441 MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS (3-0-0)3
Over view of Micro Computer Structure and Operation, Microprocessor Evolution, 8086 Architecture, Memory
Segmentation, addressing modes, Instruction set, Assembly language programming, Pin Descriptions,8086
Minimum Mode and Maximum Mode, Timing and Bus cycles, Memory interfacing. Interrupt Structure, Types,
Responses, Peripheral Interfacing- PPI, Hex keypad Interfacing, Display Interfacing, Interfacing A/D and D/
A converters, Programmable Interval Timer (8254), Programmable Interrupt Controller (8259), DMA
Technique, and Programmable Communication Interface (8251).
B.Tech. Civil Engineering – Scheme and Syllabi
1. Douglas V. Hall, Microprocessors and Interfacing, TMH, 2000.
2. Ray and Bhurchandi, Advanced Microprocessors and Peripherals, 2nd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill
Publishing Company, 2004.
EC392/EC442 ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENTS AND INSTRUMENTATION SYSTEMS (3-0-0)3
Measurement, Instrumentation and Calibration, classification of transducers, applications of measurement
instrumentation, performance characteristics, errors in measurements, standards, static and dynamic
characteristics of instruments, Transducer selection criteria, smart sensors, Measurement of displacement,
strain, pressure, Acceleration, force, Torque, Temperature, flow, level and miscellaneous measurements,
Signal Conditioning Circuits: Bridge circuits, Operational Amplifier circuits , Instrumentation Amplifier, filters,
feedback fundamentals, Temperature balance, self balancing, servo operated, feedback Accelerometer
systems. Introduction to PID controllers, Data Acquisition Display and Recording systems, Analog and
digital converters, ROM, RAM, virtual Instrumentation.
1. D. V. S. Murty, Transducers and Instrumentation, PHI, 2004.
2. Arun K Ghosh, Introduction to Measurements and Instrumentation, PHI 2009.
3. H S Kalsi, Electronic Instrumentation, 3rd Edition, McGraw Hill Pub, 2001.
MM 390 METALLURGY FOR NON-METALLURGISTS (3-0-0)3
Structure of Metals and Alloys, Mechanical Properties and strengthening mechanisms, discovering metalsoverview
of metals, modern alloy production, fabrication and finishing of metal products, testing and inspection
of metals, quality, steel products and properties, cast irons, heat treatment, tool steels and high speed
steels, stainless steels, nonferrous metals, corrosion, durability of metals and alloys, the materials selection
1. M.F. Ashby: Engineering Materials, 4th Edition, Elsevier, 2005.
2. R Balasubramaniam (Adapted): Callister’s Materials Science and Engineering, 7th Edition, Wiley India
(P) Ltd, 2007.
3. Reza Abbaschian, Lara Abbaschian, R E Reed-Hill: Physical Metallurgy Principles, Affiliated East-West
4. V Raghavan: Elements of Materials Science and Engineering – A First Course, 5th Edition, PHI
CH390 NANOTECHNOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS (3-0-0)3
Introduction to nano sizes and properties, Quantum Mechanics, Chemical Kinetics at nanoscale,
Nanomaterials: Fabrication, Nanomaterials: Characterization, Applications in electronics, Applications in
chemical engineering, Nanobiology.
1. Stuart M. Lindsay, Introduction to Nanoscience, Oxford University Press, 2009.
2. Sulabha K. Kulkarni, Nanotechnology: Principles and Practices, Capital Publishing Company, 2007.
3. Robert Kelsall, Ian Hamley, Mark Geoghegan, Nanoscale Science and Technology, John Wiley & Sons,
CH391 INDUSTRIAL SAFETY AND HAZARDS (3-0-0)3
Introduction – Toxicology – Relative toxicity-Industrial hygiene – Source models – Toxic release and dispersion
models – Design basis – Pasquill – Gifford model – Fires and Explosions – The fire triangle – Sprays and Mists
– Designs to prevent fires and explosions – Introduction to reliefs – Relief systems- Relief sizing – Process
Hazards – Identification – Risk Assessment – Fault trees – Accident investigations – Layered investigations –
Investigation Summary – Case Studies – System designs.
B.Tech. Civil Engineering – Scheme and Syllabi
1. D. A. Crowl and J.F. Louvar, Chemical Process Safety (Fundamentals with Applications), Prentice Hall,
2. R.K. Sinnott, Coulson and Richardson’s Chemical Engineering, Vol. 6, Elsevier India, 2006.