NIT Trichy 1st year Syllabus
(For Chemical, CSE, ECE, EEE, ICE, Mechanical, MME, Production)
Properties and uses of construction materials – stones, bricks, cement, concrete and steel. Site
selection for buildings- Component of building- Foundation- Shallow and deep foundations-
Brick and stone masonry- Plastering- Lintels, beams and columns- Roofs.
Roads-Classification of Rural and urban Roads- Pavement Materials-Traffic signs and road
Surveying -Classification-Chain Survey-Ranging-Compass Survey-exhibition of different
Water Supply-Quality of Water-Wastewater Treatment units-Their functional utility- Need
for conservation of water.
1. Sushil Kumar, Building Construction, Standard Publishers Distributors ,2001
2. S.C Rangwala, Building Materials, Charotar Publishing House, 1996.
3. Lecture notes prepared by Department of Civil Engineering, NITT.