RGPV Syllabus for 6th Sem Civil Branch

CE- 601 Theory of Structures -I



Moment distribution method in analysis of frames with sway, analysis of box frames, analysis of portals with inclined members, analysis of beams and frames by Kani’s method.

Unit. II

Plastic analysis of beams and frames.

Unit. III

Analysis of tall frames, wind and earthquake loads, codal provisions for lateral loads. Approximate analysis of multistory frames for vertical and lateral loads.

Unit. IV

Matrix method of structural analysis: force method and displacement method..

Unit. V

Influence lines for intermediate structures, Muller Breslau principle, Analysis of Beam-Columns. Reference Books :-

1. Wang C.K. Intermediate structural analysis, McGraw Hill, New York.

  1. Kinney Streling J. Indeterminate structural Analysis, Addison Wesley.
  2. Reddy C.S., Basic Stgructural Analysis, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi.
  3. Norris C.H., Wilbur J.B. and Utkys. Elementary Structural Analysis, McGraw Hill International, Tokyo.
  4. Weaver W & Gere JM, Matrix Methods of Framed Structures, CBS Publishers & Distributors, Delhi


CE 602 – Water Resources and Irrigation Engineering


Hydrology : Hydrological cycle, precipitation and its measurement, recording and non recording rain gauges, estimating missing rainfall data, raingauge net works, mean depth of precipitation over a drainage area, mass rainfall curves, intensity-duration curves, depth-area duration curves, Infiltration and infiltration indices, evaporation stream gauging, run off and its estimation, hydrograph analysis, unit hydrograph and its derivation from isolated and complex storms, S- curve hydrograph, synthetic unit hydrograph.


Floods and Ground water: Types of floods and their estimation by different methods, probability and frequency analysis, flood routing through reservoirs and channels, flood control measures, economics of flood control, confined and unconfined aquifers, aquifer properties, hydraulics of wells under steady flow conditions, infiltration galleries. Ground water recharge- necessity and methods of improving ground water storage. Water logging-causes, effects and its prevention. Salt efflorescence-causes and effects. reclamation of water logged and salt affected lands.


Water resources planning and management : Planning of water resources projects, data requirements, economic analysis of water resources projects appraisal of multipurpose projects, optimal operation of projectsintrouduction to linear programming and its application to water resources projects. Role of water in the environment, rain water harvesting, impact assessment of water resources development and managerial measures.

Unit – IV

Irrigation water requirement and soil-water-crop relationship: Irrigation, definition, necessity, advantages and disadvantages, types and methods. Irrigation development.

Soils – types and their occurrence, suitability for irrigation purposes, wilting coefficient and field capacity, optimum water supply, consumptive use and its determination. Irrigation methods- surface and subsurface, sprinkler and drip irrigation.

Duty of water, factors affecting duty and methods to improve duty, suitability of water for irrigation, crops and crop seasons, principal crops and their water requirement, crop ratio and crop rotation, intensity of irrigation.

Unit – V

Canal irrigation: Types of canals, alignment, design of unlined and lined canals, Kennedy’s and Lacey’s silt theories, typical canal sections, canal losses, lininings-objectives, materials used, economics.

Canal falls & cross drainage works, – description and design, head and cross regulators. escapes and outlets, canal transitions.

Well irrigation: Types of wells, well construction, yield tests, specific capacity level and specific yield, hydraulic design of open wells and tube wells, methods of raising well water, characteristics of pumps and their selection, interference of wells, well losses, advantages and disadvantages of well irrigation.

Suggested Books :-

  1. Engg. Hydrology – J.NEMEC – Prentice Hall
  2. Hydrology for Engineers Linsley, Kohler, Paulnus – Tata Mc.Graw Hill.
  3. Engg. Hydrology by K. Subhramanya – Tata Mc Graw Hills Publ. Co.
  4. Hydrology & Flood Control by Santosh Kumar – Khanna Publishers
  5. Engg. Hydrology by H.M. Raghunath



CE 603 – Environmental Engg. -I


Estimation of ground and surface water resources. quality of water from different sources, demand & quantity of water, fire demand, water requirement for various uses, fluctuations in demand, forecast of population.

Unit – II

Impurities of water and their significance, water-borne diseases, physical, chemical and bacteriological analysis of water, water standards for different uses. Intake structure, conveyance of water, pipe materials, pumps – operation & pumping stations.

Unit – III

Water Treatment methods-theory and design of sedimentation, coagulation, filtration, disinfection, aeration & water softening, modern trends in sedimentation & filtration, miscellaneous methods of treatment.

Unit – IV

Layout and hydraulics of different distribution systems, pipe fittings, valves and appurtenances, analysis of distribution system. Hardy cross method, leak detection, maintenance of distribution systems, service reservoir capacity and height of reservoir.

Unit – V

Rural water supply schemes, financing and management of water supply project, water pollution control act, conservancy & water carriage system, sanitary appliance and their operation, building drainage system of plumbing.

Suggested Books and Reading Materials:-

  1. Water Supply Engineering by B.C. Punmia – Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd. New Delhi
  2. Water Supply & Sanitary Engg. by G.S. Birdi – Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd. New Delhi
  3. Water & Waste Water Technology by Mark J.Hammer – Prentice – Hall of India, New Delhi
  4. Environmental Engineering – H.S. Peavy & D.R.Rowe-Mc Graw Hill Book Company,New Delhi
  5. Water Supply & Sanitary Engg. by S.K. Husain
  6. Water & Waste Water Technology – G.M. Fair & J.C. Geyer
  7. Relevant IS Codes

List of Experiments:

  1. To study the various standards for water
  2. To study of sampling techniques for water
  3. Measurement of turbidity
  4. To determine the coagulant dose required to treat the given turbid water sample
  5. To determine the conc. of chlorides in a given water samples
  6. Determination of hardness of the given sample
  7. Determination of residual chlorine by “Chloroscope”
  8. Determination of Alkalinity in a water samples
  9. Determination of Acidity in a water samples

CE 604 – Geo Tech Engg.- I




Basic Definitions & Index Properties: Definition and scope of soil mechanics, Historical development. Formation of soils. Soil composition. Minerals, Influence of clay minerals on engineering behaviour. Soil structure. Three phase system. Index properties and their determination. Consistency limits. Classification systems based on particle size and consistency limits.

Unit – II

Soil Water and Consolidation: Soil water, Permaeability Determination of permeability in laboratory and in field. Seepage and seepage pressure. Flownets, uses of a flownet, Effective, neutral and total stresses.

Compressibility and consolidation, Relationship between pressure and void ratio, Theory of one dimensional consolidation. Consolidation test, Fitting Time curves. Normally and over consolidated clays. Determination of preconsolidation pressure, settlement analysis. Calculation of total settlement.

Unit – III

Stress Distribution in Soils and Shear Strength of Soils: Stress distribution beneath loaded areas by Boussinesq and water gaurd’s analysis. Newmark’s influence chart. Contact pressure distribution.

Mohr – Coulomb’s theory of shear failure of soils, Mohr’s stress circle, Measurement of shear strength, Shear box test, Triaxial compression test, unconfined compression test, Value shear test, Measurement of pore pressure, pore pressure parameters, critical void ratio, Liquefaction.

Unit – IV

Stability of Slopes: Infinite and finite slopes. Types of slope failures, Rotational slips. Stability number. Effect of ground water. Selection of shear strength parameters in slope stability analysis. Analytical and graphical methods of stability analysis. Stability of Earth dams.

Unit – V

Lateral Earth Pressure: Active, passive and earth pressure at rest. Rankine, Coulomb, Terzaghi and Culmann’s theories. Analytical and graphical methods of determination of earth pressures on cosion-less and cohesive soils. Effect of surcharge, water table and wallfriction. Arching in soils. Reinforced earth retaining walls.

LABORATORY WORK : Laboratory work will be based on the above course as required for soil investigators of engineering projects.

List of Experiments:

  1. Determination of Hygroscopic water content
  2. Particle – size analysis
  3. Determination of Specific gravity of soil particles
  4. Determination of plastic limit
  5. Determination of liquid limit
  6. Determination of shrinkage limit
  7. Permeability tests
  8. Direct shear test
  9. Consolidation test

Suggested Books: –

  1. Soil Mech. & Found. Engg. by Dr. K.R. Arora – Std. Publishers Delhi.
  2. Soil Mech. & Found. by Dr. B.C.Punmia- Laxmi Publications, Delhi.
  3. Modern Geotech Engg. by Dr.l Aram Singh – IBT Publishers, Delhi.
  4. Geotech Engg. by C. Venkatramaiah – New Age International Publishers, Delhi
  5. Soil Mech. & Found. Engg. by S.K. Garg- Khanna Publishers, Delhi.
  6. Soil Testing for Engg. by T.W. Lambe – John Wiley & Soms. Inc.
  7. Relevant I.S. Codes




CE 605 – Structural Design & Drawing – II (Steel)



Various loads and mechanism of the load transfer, partial load factors, structural properties of steel, Design of structural connections -Bolted, Rivetted and Welded connections.

Unit – II

Design of compression members, Tension members, Roof Trusses – Angular & Tubular, Lattice Girders.


Design of simple beams, Built-up beams, Plate girders and gantry girders.

Unit – IV

Effective length of columns, Design of columns-simple and compound, Lacings & battens. Design of footings for steel structures, Grillage foundation.

Unit – V

Design of Industrial building frames, multistory frames, Bracings for high rise structures, Design of transmission towers.

NOTE: – All the designs for strength and serviceability should strictly be as per the latest version of IS:800.

Reference Books :-

i)  Design of steel structures by Arya & Azmani Nemchand & Bros, Roorkee

ii)  Design of steel structures by P.Dayaratnam

iii)  Design of steel structures Vol. I & II by Ramchandra

iv)  Design of steel structures by L.S. Negi

v)  Design of steel structures by Ramammutham iv) Design of steel structures by Punmia

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