NIT Raipur Syllabus 1st year Basic Civil Engineering

NIT – RAIPUR

BASIC CIVIL ENGINEERING

Semester – 1st & 2nd Semester B.Tech ( Common for All Branches)

Subject – Basic Civil Engg. & Basic Mechanical Engg. Code – 0020111CI

Minimum number of class tests to be conducted – 2

UNIT – I

BUILDING MATERIAL (Marks 15)

Bricks

:Composition of good brick earth, Classification of bricks , Qualities of good brick, field test & Laboratory test

Performed on bricks.

Cement

: Basic materials and Manufacturing process of Portland cement, Distinctions between

Ordinary Portland Cement, Pozzolana Cement and Slag Cement, Tests on cement, Initial setting, final

Setting , Consistency and Soundness test.

Stone

: Classifications of stone, Qualities of good building stone, Important stones and Uses of stone.

Concrete & Reinforcement:

Composition of concrete, Manufacturing process of concrete, Grades of concrete,

Water-Cement ratio, Workability. Slump cone test, Different type of steel suitable for reinforcement,

Properties of steel

UNIT – II

SURVEYING AND LEVELLING (Marks 10)

Surveying

: Principle of chain surveying, Instruments used in chain surveying, Offsets, Methods of Direct Ranging,

Compass survey, Traverse, Whole circle bearing, FB & BB, Meridian and types of meridian, calculation

of included angles,

Levelling

: Definitions, objects of levelling ,Various parts of a Dumpy level, Temporary adjustments, Fly levelling

Reciprocal levelling, profile levelling ,Level field book. problems on levelling. Use of automatic level.

UNIT – III

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION (Marks 10)

Brick Masonry & Stone Masonry:

Types of bonds in brick masonry, types of stone masonry, rubble masonry and

ashlar masonry

Plastering, Pointing and Flooring:

Definition, Purposes and various types of mortar used in construction. Different

types of floor and their construction.

Foundation:

Necessity of foundations, Types of foundations, Sketches of various types of foundation.

BOOKS RECOMMENDED

1. Comprehensive Basic Civil Engineering B.C. Punmia

2. Basic Civil Engineering Ramamurutham

3. Surveying Volume –I B.C. Punmia

4. Building Material S.C. Rangwala

5. Surveying N Basak

PRACTICALS

1. To determine the Water absorption capacity of bricks

2 To determine the Compressive strength of bricks

3 To determine the Initial setting time of cement by Vicat apparatus

4 To perform slump test and 7 days compression test.

5. To use fly levelling and find elevation of a point.

6 To determine the distance between two given points and also take the offsets by using metric chain.

7 To survey (six cornered) irregular field via chain survey and determine its area.

8 To survey a closed traverse with the help of a prismatic compass. (five points)

9 To perform profile levelling of about 100m long straight line

10 To determine the elevation difference between two given points by reciprocal levelling.

CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

NIT – RAIPUR

Semester – 1

st & 2nd Semester B.Tech ( Common for All Branches)

Subject – Basic Civil Engg. & Basic Mechanical Engg. Code – 0020111CI

Total Theory Periods – 35 Total Tut Periods – 10

Total Marks in End Semester Exam – 35+35

Minimum number of class tests to be conducted – 2

UNIT – I

BUILDING MATERIAL (Marks 15)

Bricks

:Composition of good brick earth, Classification of bricks , Qualities of good brick, field test & Laboratory test

Performed on bricks.

Cement

: Basic materials and Manufacturing process of Portland cement, Distinctions between

Ordinary Portland Cement, Pozzolana Cement and Slag Cement, Tests on cement, Initial setting, final

Setting , Consistency and Soundness test.

Stone

: Classifications of stone, Qualities of good building stone, Important stones and Uses of stone.

Concrete & Reinforcement:

Composition of concrete, Manufacturing process of concrete, Grades of concrete,

Water-Cement ratio, Workability. Slump cone test, Different type of steel suitable for reinforcement,

Properties of steel

UNIT – II

SURVEYING AND LEVELLING (Marks 10)

Surveying

: Principle of chain surveying, Instruments used in chain surveying, Offsets, Methods of Direct Ranging,

Compass survey, Traverse, Whole circle bearing, FB & BB, Meridian and types of meridian, calculation

of included angles,

Levelling

: Definitions, objects of levelling ,Various parts of a Dumpy level, Temporary adjustments, Fly levelling

Reciprocal levelling, profile levelling ,Level field book. problems on levelling. Use of automatic level.

UNIT – III

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION (Marks 10)

Brick Masonry & Stone Masonry:

Types of bonds in brick masonry, types of stone masonry, rubble masonry and

ashlar masonry

Plastering, Pointing and Flooring:

Definition, Purposes and various types of mortar used in construction. Different

types of floor and their construction.

Foundation:

Necessity of foundations, Types of foundations, Sketches of various types of foundation.

BOOKS RECOMMENDED

1. Comprehensive Basic Civil Engineering B.C. Punmia

2. Basic Civil Engineering Ramamurutham

3. Surveying Volume –I B.C. Punmia

4. Building Material S.C. Rangwala

5. Surveying N Basak

PRACTICALS

1. To determine the Water absorption capacity of bricks

2 To determine the Compressive strength of bricks

3 To determine the Initial setting time of cement by Vicat apparatus

4 To perform slump test and 7 days compression test.

5. To use fly levelling and find elevation of a point.

6 To determine the distance between two given points and also take the offsets by using metric chain.

7 To survey (six cornered) irregular field via chain survey and determine its area.

8 To survey a closed traverse with the help of a prismatic compass. (five points)

9 To perform profile levelling of about 100m long straight line

10 To determine the elevation difference between two given points by reciprocal levelling.

CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

 

NIT – RAIPUR

 

Semester – 1

st & 2nd Semester B.Tech ( Common for All Branches)

Subject – Basic Civil Engg. & Basic Mechanical Engg. Code – 0020111CI

Total Theory Periods – 35 Total Tut Periods – 10

Total Marks in End Semester Exam – 35+35

Minimum number of class tests to be conducted – 2

 

UNIT – I

 

BUILDING MATERIAL (Marks 15)

 

Bricks

 

:Composition of good brick earth, Classification of bricks , Qualities of good brick, field test & Laboratory test

Performed on bricks.

 

Cement

 

: Basic materials and Manufacturing process of Portland cement, Distinctions between

Ordinary Portland Cement, Pozzolana Cement and Slag Cement, Tests on cement, Initial setting, final

Setting , Consistency and Soundness test.

 

Stone

 

: Classifications of stone, Qualities of good building stone, Important stones and Uses of stone.

 

Concrete & Reinforcement:

 

Composition of concrete, Manufacturing process of concrete, Grades of concrete,

Water-Cement ratio, Workability. Slump cone test, Different type of steel suitable for reinforcement,

Properties of steel

 

UNIT – II

 

SURVEYING AND LEVELLING (Marks 10)

 

Surveying

 

: Principle of chain surveying, Instruments used in chain surveying, Offsets, Methods of Direct Ranging,

Compass survey, Traverse, Whole circle bearing, FB & BB, Meridian and types of meridian, calculation

of included angles,

 

Levelling

 

: Definitions, objects of levelling ,Various parts of a Dumpy level, Temporary adjustments, Fly levelling

Reciprocal levelling, profile levelling ,Level field book. problems on levelling. Use of automatic level.

 

UNIT – III

 

BUILDING CONSTRUCTION (Marks 10)

 

Brick Masonry & Stone Masonry:

 

Types of bonds in brick masonry, types of stone masonry, rubble masonry and

ashlar masonry

 

Plastering, Pointing and Flooring:

 

Definition, Purposes and various types of mortar used in construction. Different

types of floor and their construction.

 

Foundation:

 

Necessity of foundations, Types of foundations, Sketches of various types of foundation.

 

BOOKS RECOMMENDED

 

1. Comprehensive Basic Civil Engineering B.C. Punmia

2. Basic Civil Engineering Ramamurutham

3. Surveying Volume –I B.C. Punmia

4. Building Material S.C. Rangwala

5. Surveying N Basak

 

PRACTICALS

 

1. To determine the Water absorption capacity of bricks

2 To determine the Compressive strength of bricks

3 To determine the Initial setting time of cement by Vicat apparatus

4 To perform slump test and 7 days compression test.

5. To use fly levelling and find elevation of a point.

6 To determine the distance between two given points and also take the offsets by using metric chain.

7 To survey (six cornered) irregular field via chain survey and determine its area.

8 To survey a closed traverse with the help of a prismatic compass. (five points)

9 To perform profile levelling of about 100m long straight line

10 To determine the elevation difference between two given points by reciprocal levelling.

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