CIVIL ENGINEERING PAPER - I
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1. BUILDING MATERIALS
Timber : Different types and species of structural timber,
density-moisture relationship, strength in different directions, defects,
influence of defects on permissible stress, preservation, dry and wet rots,
codal provisions for design, Plywood.
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
Bricks : Types, Indian Standard classification, absorption,
saturation factor, strength in masonry, influence of morter strength on masonry
Cement : Compounds of, different types, setting times,
Cement Mortar : Ingredients, proportions, water demand, mortars
for plastering and masonry.
Concrete : Importance of W/C Ratio, Strength, ingredients
including admixtures, workability, testing for strength, elasticity,
non-destructive testing, mix design methods.
2. SOLID MECHANICS
Elastic constants, stress, plane stress, Mohrís circle of stress, strains, plane
strain, Mohrís circle of strain, combined stress; Elastic theories of failure;
Simple bending, shear; Torsion of circular and rectangular sections and simple
3. STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS
Analysis of determinate structures - different methods including graphical
Analysis of indeterminate skeletal frames - moment distribution,
slope-deflection, stiffness and force methods, energy methods, Muller-Breslau
principle and application.
Plastic analysis of indeterminate beams and simple frames - shape factors.
4. DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES
Principles of working stress method. Design of connections, simple members,
Built-up sections and frames, Design of Industrial roofs. Principles of ultimate
load design. Design of simple members and frames.
5. DESIGN OF CONCRETE AND MASONRY STRUCTURES
Limit state design for bending, shear, axial compression and combined forces.
Codal provisions for slabs, beams, walls and footings. Working stress method of
design of R.C. members.
Principles of prestressed concrete design, materials, methods of prestressing,
losses. Design of simple members and determinate structures. Introductions to
prestressing of indeterminate structures.
Design of brick masonry as per I.S. Codes.
6. CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE, PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
Weight Batcher, Mixer, vibrator, batching plant, concrete pump.
Cranes, hoists, lifting equipment.
Earthwork Equipment :
Power shovel, hoe, dozer, dumper, trailers and tractor, rollers, sheep
foot rollers, pumps.
Construction, Planning and Management :
Bar chart, linked bar chart, work-break down structures, Activity - on - arrow
diagrams. Critical path, probabilistic activity durations; Event-based networks.
PERT network: Time-cost study, crashing; Resource allocation.