NIT Jamshedpur Civil Engineering Syllabus PART V
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS
General Concepts – Advantages and disadvantages-Limitations-Errors and accuracy – FE modeling-Stiffness
matrix for spring element – Stiffness matrix for bar element – Truss Element-local coordinates-Assembling
the total stiffness-Boundary conditions-Potential Energy approach – FE modeling of Two dimensional problems
– Constant strain triangle – Three nodded triangular element – Shape functions.
1. C.S. Krishna Murthy, Finite element Analysis: Theory and Programming, 2nd Edition, Tata McGraw Hill,
2. P. Seshu, Textbook of Finite Element Analysis,1st Edition, Prentice Hall India, 2009
3. T.R. Chandrupatla and A.D. Belegundu, Introduction to Finite Elements in Engineering, 3rd Edition,
Prentice Hall of India, 2009.
CE465 ENVIRONMENTAL MODELLING (3-0-0) 3
Transport Phenomenon – mass, momentum and energy transport modeling. Air, water and soil Pollutant
transport modeling; Growth kinetics and modeling.
1. Henry R. Bungay., Environmental Systems Engineering, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998.
2. Schnoor, J.L. Environmental Modelling: Fate and Transport of Pollutants in Water, Air and Soil, John
Willey and Sons, New York, 1996.
3. Sincero and Gregoria, Environmental Engineering: A Design Approach, PHI Learning, 2009.
CE466 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ANALYSIS (3-0-0) 3
Environment and its interaction with human activities Environmental Imbalances – Concept of Environmental
Impact Assessment (EIA), Qualitative Analysis of Environmental Impact, Environmental Indicators –
Environmental issues of developmental projects, Quantification of Impacts of development.
1. Jain, R.K., Urban, L.V., Stracy, G.S., Environmental Impact Analysis, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New
2. Barthwal, R. R., Environmental Impact Assessment, New Age International Publishers, 2002
3. Rau, J.G. and Wooten, D.C., Environmental Impact Assessment, McGraw Hill Pub. Co., New York, 1996.
CE467 WATER RESOURCES SYSTEMS (3-0-0) 3
Objectives of Water Resources Planning and Development, Nature of Water Resources Systems, Socio –
Economic Characteristics, Economic Analysis of Water Resources Systems, Application of systems
techniques to water resources, Water Allocations for Water Supply, Irrigation, Hydropower and Flood Control,
Reservoir Operations, Planning of an Irrigation System, Irrigation Scheduling, Water Quality Management.
1. Charles S. Revelle, E. Earl Whitlatch and Jeff R. Wright, Civil and Environmental Systems Engineering,
Pearson Education Inc., New Jersey, 2004.
2. Loucks, D.P. and Eelco van Beek, Water Resources Systems Planning and Management – An introduction
to methods, models and applications, Studies and Reports in Hydrology, UNESCO Publishing, 2005.
3. Vedula. S., and Mujumdar, P.P, Water Resources Systems-Modelling Techniques and Analysis, Tata
McGraw Hill, 2005.
CE468 GROUND WATER DEVELOPMENT (3-0-0)3
Hydrogeology, Geophysical Methods for Groundwater Explorations, Well Hydraulics- Aquifer Parameters,
Estimation of Aquifer Parameters from Pumping Test Data, Interference Among Wells, Potential Flow
applications, Water Well Design and Well Drilling: Maintenance of Wells.
1. Garg, S.P., Groundwater and Tube Wells, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co. New Delhi, 1999.
2. Raghunath, H.M., Groundwater, Wiley Eastern Ltd, New Delhi, 1992
3. Todd, D.K., Groundwater Hydrology, John Wiley and Sons, Singapore, 2006
B.Tech. Civil Engineering – Scheme and Syllabi
CE469 HYDROPOWER ENGINEERING (3-0-0) 3
Estimation of hydropower potential, flow duration curves, power duration curves, load curves, load duration
curves, Performance factors, Types of hydropower plants, Intakes, Penstocks, economical diameter of
penstock, Basic principles of water hammer, Surge tanks, Power House Layout and Planning.
1. Arora, K.R., Irrigation Water Power and Water Resources Engineering, Standard Book Company, Delhi,
2. Dandekar, M.M., and Sharma, K.N., Water Power Engineering, Vikas Publishing Company, New Delhi,
3. Garg, S.K., Irrigation Engineering and Hydraulic Structures, Khanna Publishers, 2009.
4. Jog, M.G., Hydroelectric and Pumped Storage Plants, Wiley Eatern Ltd., New York, 1989.
CE470 WATERSHED MANAGEMENT (3-0-0) 3
Hydrology of small watersheds, Concept of sustainable development, Integrated multidisciplinary approach,
Conceptual management and Socioeconomics, Priorities and rural technology for small watersheds, Land
preparation, conservation measures, reclamation of saline soils, utilization and salvaging of water, Water
harvesting and recharge, Conjunctive use and integrated water resource management.
1. J. V. S Murthy, Watershed Management, New Age International Publishers, 1998.
2. Suresh Rao, Soil and Water Conservation Practices, Standard Publishers, 2003.
3. V.V. N. Murthy, Land and Water Management, Kalyani Publishers, 1994.
CE471 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT (3-0-0) 3
Characterization of Solid Waste, Sampling Procedures, Collection Systems, Transfer and Transport,
Processing and recovery, Open Dumping, Sanitary Landfills, Leachate control and treatment, Composting
and Incineration, Pelletization, Refuse Derived Fuel
1. Qian X, Koerner RM and Gray DH, Geotechnical Aspects of Landfill Design and Construction, Prentice
2. Robert A. Corbitt, Standard Handbook of Environmental Engineering, McGraw Hill, Inc., New Delhi,
3. Tchobanoglous G, Theisen H and Vigil SA, Integrated Solid Waste Management, Engineering Principles
and Management Issues, McGraw-Hill, 1993.
4. Vesilind PA, Worrell W and Reinhart D, Solid Waste Engineering, Brooks/Cole Thomson Learning Inc.,
CE472 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING (3-0-0)3
Soil – Three phase system, Clay – the most active soil fraction; Ground Contamination – Sources of
contamination, chemical diffusion in soils; Classification of Soil and Susceptibility to Environment; Engineering
Properties of Soil due to Changing Environment – Engineering properties and environment; Soil Modification
by Environmental Changes – Stabilisation of soil by environmental changes, use of additives and their basic
mechanisms; Waste Containment – case studies.
1. David, D.E. and Koerner, R.M. Waste Containment Facilities, ASCE Press, Allied Pub. Pvt. Ltd., 2007.
2. James K. Mitchell, Fundamentals of Soil Behaviour, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1993.
3. Ramanatha Ayyar, T.S., Soil Engineering in Relation to Environment, Published by LBS Centre for Science
and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, 2000.
4. Rao, G.V. and Sasidhar, R.S., Solid Waste Management and Engineered Landfills, Sai Master
Geoenvironmental Services Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad, 2009.
B.Tech. Civil Engineering – Scheme and Syllabi
CE473 EARTHQUAKE GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING (3-0-0) 3
Seismology and Earthquakes; Dynamics of discrete systems; Geotechnical earthquake engineering analysis;
Seismic hazard mitigation.
1. Bharat Bhusan Prasad, Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, PHI, 2011.
2. Day R.W, Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering Hand Book, McGraw Hill handbook, New York, 2003.
3. IS 1893 (Part-1), Criteria for Earthquake Resistance Design of Structures, Part-1, General Provision of
4. Kramer, Steven L, Geotechnical Earth Quake Engineering, Pearson Education, 2003.
CE474 GEOSYNTHETICS (3-0-0) 3
Overview on geosynthetics; Designing with geotextiles: Geotextile properties, test methods and construction
and design methods; Designing with geogrids: Geogrid properties and test methods and design; Designing
with geonets – Geonet properties and test methods and designing with geonet; Designing with geomembranes
– Geomembrane properties and applications; Designing with geocomposites – Geocomposites in seperation,
reinforcement, filtration and drainage.
1. Babu Sivakumar, Introduction to Soil Reinforcement and Geosynthetics, Univ. Press, Hyderabad, 2004.
2. Koerner, R.M., Designing with Geosynthetics, Pearson Education Inc., New Delhi, 2005
3. Rao, G.V., Geosynthetics – An Introduction, Sai Master Geoenviron-mental Services Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad,
4. Shukla, Fundamentals of Geosynthetic Engg. Imperial College Press, London, 2006.
CE475 GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM (3-0-0)3
Satellite Navigations constellations – GPS system – GLONASS system; Reference Systems and Coordinate
systems, Satelllite Signal, GPS Observables – Data formats, Surveying with GPS- Positioning methods;
Data Processing, GIS and GPS data integration; Applications; Future of GPS.
1. Bradford W. Parkinson, James Spilker, Global Positioning System, Theory and Applications, Vol-I, Progress
in Astronautics and Aeronautics, 1996.
2. Gunter Seeber, Satellite Geodesy Foundations, Methods and Applications, Walter de Gruyter, 2003.
3. Hofmann W.B, Lichtenegger, H, Collins, J, Global Positioning System – Theory and Practice, Springer-
Verlag Wein, New York, 2001.
CE476 GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (3-0-0) 3
Map Concepts – Coordinate Systems – Projection Systems; Concepts of GIS – Data Formats – Spatial and
Non-Spatial, Components, Data Collection and Input, Data Conversion, Hardware and Software
Requirements, GIS Project Planning; Topology – Spatial Analysis – Concepts of Proximity Analysis – Overlay
Analysis – Network Analysis and Buffer Analysis – Mobile and Web GIS.
1. C.P. Lo, Albert K. W. Yeung, Concepts and Techniques of Geographic Information Systems, Prentice Hall
India Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, 2002.
2. Kang-Tsung Chang, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing
Company Ltd, New Delhi, 2008.
3. Peter A. Burrough and Rachael A. McDonnell, Principles of Geographical Information Systems, Oxford
University Press, 2005.
CE477 AIR AND WATER TRANSPORTATION (3-0-0) 3
Part-A: Air Transportation
Aircraft Characteristics, Runway and Taxiway Design, Passenger Terminal Area, Air traffic control.
Part-B: Water Transportation
Harbour Works, Docks and Repair Facilities, Port facilities.
B.Tech. Civil Engineering – Scheme and Syllabi
1. Horonjeff, R. and F.X. McKelvey, Planning and Design of Airports, McGraw Hill, New York, USA, 1994.
2. Kumar, V. and S. Chandra, Air Transportation Planning and Design, Galgotia Publications Pvt. Ltd., New
Delhi, India, 1999.
3. Seetharaman, S., Dock and Harbour Engineering, Umesh Publications, New Delhi, India, 1999.
4. Bindra, S.P. A Course in Docks and Harbour Engineering, Dhanpat Rai and Sons, New Delhi, India,