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Department of Civil Engineering

ENCE214 | BUILDING MATERIALS LAB

Properties of materials including stone, aggregates, cement, lime, gypsum, bitumen, asphalt mixes, steel reinforcement, wood, aluminum, and plastics.

 

ENCE215 | CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS LABORATORY
ENCE223 | MECHANICS 1

(for architectural engineering students)

Stress and strain of axially loaded members, stresses in flexure and torsion, shear stress, deflection of simple beams, buckling of columns.

ENCE224 | BUILDING MATERIALS

Rock and its suitability for aggregates and building stone production, binding materials: cement, lime, gypsum, bitumen; introduction to asphalt mixes, cement mortars, concrete blocks, tiles, clay products, metals in construction, glass, wood, plastic, insulation materials for water, heat, and sound, rehabilitation material.

                  

ENCE230 | CONCEPTS IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
ENCE231 | ENGINEERING GEOLOGY

Geology and civil engineering, history of earth and its internal structure, minerals versus rocks, composition and structure of minerals, physical features of earth, composition and structure of rocks, weathering and soils, geological maps and their engineering applications, groundwater, earthquakes, plate tectonics.

ENCE232 | STATICS

Vectors, equilibrium of static particles and rigid bodies, equivalent force systems, center of gravity and moment of inertia, equilibrium of structural systems, forces in beams and frames, force and moment diagrams, friction.

 

ENCE233 | MECHANICS OF MATERIALS

Stress and strain resulting from axial force, stress and strain relationship, stress and strain resulting from torsion, shear and flexure, compound stresses, Mohr’s circle, column stability.

 

ENCE234 | CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
ENCE311 | SOIL MECHANICS LAB

Laboratory tests and report preparation, determination of water content, sieve analysis, hydrometer analysis, specific gravity, liquid limit test, plastic limit test, shrinkage limit test, determination of field unit weight, standard Proctor compaction test, modified Proctor compaction test, constant head permeability test, falling head permeability test, consolidation test, direct shear test, unconfined compression test, tri-axial tests, California bearing ratio (CBR), modified free swell index.

 

ENCE315 | CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY LAB

Properties of concrete and factors affecting it, tests on aggregates, cement, water, properties of fresh concrete, workability tests, strength of concrete, non-destructive tests on concrete, concrete job-mix design, laboratory project on specific subject.

ENCE316 | SURVEYING LAB. FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING
ENCE317 | SURVEYING LAB. FOR ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
ENCE318 | STRUCTURAL MECHANICS LAB
ENCE323 | MECHANICS 2

(for architectural engineering students)

Structural behaviour under loads, simple and continuous beams, arches, cables, and trusses; internal forces in beams, trusses, and simple frames, introduction to determinate and indeterminate structures, selecting the suitable structural system, introduction to three-dimensional structural systems.

ENCE325 | CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY

Materials used in concrete production: aggregates, cement, and water, concrete additives, properties of fresh and hardened concrete and factors affecting it, methods of testing fresh and hardened concrete, concrete production, transport, casting, compacting, and curing, concrete job-mix design, durability of concrete, creep and shrinkage of concrete.

 

ENCE326 | CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAWING

Details and construction drawings for structural elements, standard detailing for concrete, reinforced concrete, steel works, timber, ground works and road construction (Lecture 1hr, drawing lab 3hrs).

 

ENCE327 | SURVEYING FOR ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEERING
ENCE330 | SURVEYING 1

Introduction to surveying, theory of errors, distance measurements, elevation measurements and related applications, Tachometry, angle measurements using Theodolite, traversing, areas and volumes, introduction to geodetic surveying, practical training in distance measurements, mapping, levelling, angle measurements, traverse surveying, contouring, and total station measurements (Lecture 2hrs, lab 3hrs).

 

ENCE331 | SOIL MECHANICS

Soil formation, weight-volume relationships, plasticity and structure of soil, classification of soil, flow of water in soil (permeability and seepage), capillary action, effective stress concepts, stresses in soil, compressibility of soil, shear strength of soil, soil compaction, slope stability, subsoil exploration.

 

 

ENCE332 | SURVEYING 2

Route surveying, design and layout of vertical and horizontal curves, longitudinal and transverse profiles, earthwork calculations and mass diagram, and construction surveying, introduction to photogram metric surveying, a surveying project which requires preparation of a topographic map for an assigned area and concentrates on the applications of route surveying (Lecture 2hrs, Lab 3hrs).

 

ENCE333 | STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 1

Analysis of statically determinate structures: beams, trusses, frames, cables, and arches, influence lines, moving loads on beams and trusses, deflection of statically determinate structures, moment-area methods, conjugate beam, virtual and real work, analysis of indeterminate structures using approximate methods.

 

ENCE3331 | STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 1
ENCE334 | STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 2

Analysis of statically indeterminate structures: beams, frames, trusses, force method for analysis of indeterminate systems, displacement method for analysis of indeterminate systems: slope-deflection equations and moment distribution, influence lines of indeterminate systems, load cases and design envelope, introduction to matrix methods in structural analysis.

 

ENCE3341 | STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS 2
ENCE335 | REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN 1

Characteristics of concrete constituents and steel reinforcement, properties of reinforced concrete, design codes, stresses and strains in beams under bending, design of beams for flexure and shear, steel reinforcement limits, design of continuous beams and one-way slabs, deflection, development of reinforcement.

 

ENCE336 | CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY AND REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN

(For architectural engineering students)

Basic properties of concrete constituents, workability and fresh concrete admixtures, transport, cast, and curing of concrete, compression strength test, principles of reinforced concrete design: rectangular sections under flexure and shear, introduction to one- and two-way slabs, details of reinforcement in beams and slabs, short columns under concentric loads

ENCE337 | SURVEYING FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING
ENCE338 | CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAWING
ENCE401 | PRACTICAL TRAINING

Practical training in an approved engineering consulting or contracting office for a minimum period of six weeks, a typed report which includes description of the nature of training activities carried out by the student must be submitted towards the end of training.

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