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Compulsory Subjects
I C 402 Engineering Management
CV 403 Civil Engineering Materials and Construction Practices
CV 404 Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering
CV 405 Water Resources Systems
CV 406 Principles of Geoinformatics
CV 407 Analysis and Design of Structures

Optional Subjects
(Any three from any one group)

Group I Structural Engineering Group II Environmental Engineering Group III Infrastructure of Urban
CV 411 Advanced Structural Analysis CV 421 Principles of Environmental Engineering Development
CV 412 Design of RCC and Prestressed Concrete CV 422 Environmental Engineering—Processes CV 431 Transportation Engineering
Structures and Management CV 432 Traffic & Transportation Systems
CV 413 Design of Steel Structures CV 423 Air Pollution and Its Control CV 433 Town Planning and Urban Development
CV 414 Structural Dynamics CV 424 Design of Water and Wastewater CV 434 Design of Water and Wastewater
CV 415 Seismic Design of Structures Treatment Systems Treatment Systems
CV 425 Waste Management and Environmental CV 435 Construction Management Systems
Impact Assessment

Project Work
Laboratory Experiments
[10 (ten) experiments are to be undertaken from the prescribed list]
Control with CPM and PERT. Laxmi Publications, New
IC 402


.. D N Ghose. Materials of Construction. Tata McGraw-Hill
Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi.
(See page 13, subject IC 402)

CV 404
CV 403



Group A
Group A
Introduction to soil mechanics, examples of geotechnical
Introduction to civil engineering materials—stone, timber,
engineering applications. Description of assemblage and
cement, steel, plastics, concrete. Engineering properties of
individual particles, classification, etc. Soil types.
materials—density, strength (compressive, tensile, flexural, shear,
etc.), modulus of elasticity, fatigue, limit, creep, shrinkage, Geostatic stresses, stresses due to applied loads, stress point,
relaxation, permeability, fire resistance. Materials and stress paths, principle of effective stress. Soil-water systems,
environment—effect of environment on materials. capilarity, flow through soils. Darcy’s law, tests to determine the
Classification of environment—temperature, humidity, rain, fire. coefficient of permeability in the lab and in situ, one-dimensional
flow, total elevation and pressure heads, piping/quicksand
Steel: Manufacture, rolled sections, properties, classifications.
Cement: Manufacture—wet and dry processes, constituents
Two–dimensional flow, seepage, continuity condition,
and constitution, properties—setting, strength, durability,
methods of solution, confined and unconfined flows, flow
classification—high early strength, low alkali, rapid hardening.
nets, etc. Tests for strength and stress strain relations, stress
Concrete: Constituents—coarse and fine aggregates, cement, paths.
water. Mineral admixtures—flyash, blast furnace, slag, silica fume.
One-dimensional compression test, compressibility
Chemical admixtures—air entraining, set retarding and
parameters, maximum past consolidation pressure, OCR,
accelerating, super plasticising. Fresh concrete—workability, air
phenomenon of consolidation, Terzaghi theory, coefficients of
content, segregation. Hardened concrete—strength, hardness,
consolidation and secondary compression (creep), consolidation
modulus of elasticity, modulus of rupture.
under construction loading, vertical drains, radial flow
Special concretes—fibre, reinforced, shortcrete, underwater, consolidation, etc.
high strength. Deterioration and durability—reinforcement,
Strength and triaxial testing, Mohr-Coulomb strength
corrosion, carbonation, alkali-aggregate reaction.
criterion, drained, consolidated, undrained and undrained tests,
Group B strength of sands (loose and dense) and fine grained (NC and
Bricks: Manufacture, classification. Other materials. OC) soils, partially saturated soils, volume changes (dilation
Standardization and standards—need to have standards and and contraction) due to shear stresses.
some common international standards. Relevant Indian Group B
standards (commonly used standards to be listed with brief
Characterisation of ground, site investigations, methods
description). Quality control. Non-destructive testing and
of drilling/boring, sampling and in situ tests—SPT, CPT, plate
load test and its limitations, groundwater levels, etc.
Construction practices: Standards relevant to quality control
Bearing capacity of foundations, general, local and punching
at site. Safety issues. Quantities and estimation. Tender
shear modes, theories, corrections for different conditions,
document. Contracts—unit rate, lumpsum, turnkey. Project
ultimate and allowable pressures, methods based on in situ
management—CPM, PERT, bar charts, pie diagrams, escalation,
Settlement of foundations, one- two- and threedimensional
Recommended Books
approaches, immediate consolidation and creep settlements,
.. A M Neville. Properties of Concrete. ELBS Publication. stress path method, methods based on in situ tests, etc. Choice
.. P K Mehta and P J M Monteiro. Concrete—Microstructure, of type of foundations, shallow/deep, isolated, combined, strap,
Properties and Materials. ICI Publication. trapezoidal or mat foundations, contact pressure, distribution,
.. B C Punnia and K K Khandelwal. Project Planning and basics of footing design. Ground improvement methods,


preloading, vertical drains, vibrocompaction, stone columns, environmental impact of reser voirs, environmental problems
heavy tamping, etc. in command areas, environmental impact assessment, sustainable
Earth pressure theories, Coulomb and Rankine theories, development. Social impacts.
effect of layering, water level, etc. Retaining walls, types—gravity, Water resources planning : Stages in water resources planning,
cantilever, counterfort, reinforced earth, etc. Design methods, data collection and processing, estimation of future water
checking for stability. demands, preliminary planning, institutional set-up, public
Recommended Books involvement, formulation and screening of alternatives, models
for water resources planning, sensitivity analysis.
.. R F Craig. Soil Mechanics. ELBS/van Nostrand, UK.
Reservoir sizing : Need for reservoirs, classification of
.. C Venkataramaih. Geotechnical Engineering. New Age
reservoirs, water uses, reservoir planning, estimation of water
International (P) Ltd., New Delhi.
yield, hydro-power generation, reservoir losses, water balance
of a reservoir, storage requirement for conservation purpose :
CV 405

Mass curve method, sequent peak algorithm, flood control

WATER RESOURCES SYSTEMS storage capacity, reservoir routing.
Recommended Books
Group A .. S K Jain and V P Singh. Water Resources Systems : Planning
and Management. Elsevier, 2003.
Introduction to water resources systems : Elements of a
water system, concept of a system, systems analysis techniques, .. S Vedula and P P Majumdar. Water Resources Systems. Tata
issues in systems approach, advantages and limitations of McGraw-Hill Publishing Company Ltd., New Delhi.
systems approach, challenges in water sector.
CV 406

Acquisition and processing of water resources data : Types

of data, design of hydromet networks, data validation,
acquisition and processing of precipitation and other
meteorological data, acquisition and processing of streamflow
Group A
data, water quality and other data, water resource information
system. Emerging techniques of data acquisition and systems Introduction to surveying: Objectives, classification of
modelling. surveys, Indian topographic series, map reading.
Remote sensing, geographic information systems. Linear measurements: Distance measurements with chain
and tapes, corrections to measured length, field survey by chains/
Statistical techniques for data analysis : Random variable,
cumulative distribution function, probability distribution
function, distribution characteristics. Normal distribution, Compass surveying: True and magnetic bearings, local
extreme value type I distribution, Gamma distribution, Pearson attraction, fore and back bearing, various types of compasses
type III distribution, discrete probability distributions, method and applications, detail plotting, adjustment of compass traverse
of moments for continuous and discrete systems, problems of using graphical approach.
parameter estimation, hypothesis testing; t-test, Chi-square Levelling: Concepts of Geold, ellipsoid, MSL and level
distribution, linear regression, correlation analysis. Frequency surface, methods of levelling, determination of height, booking
analysis; frequency factor method, time-series analysis, auto- of levelling operation, types of levels, sensitivity of the bubble,
regression and moving average models. trigonometric levelling, curvature and refraction effects.
Systems analysis techniques : Optimization, Kuhn-Tucker Contouring: Guidelines for preparation of contour maps,
conditions. Linear programming : Standard form, graphical methods of contouring. Plane Tabling (PT): Accessories in PT,
solution, simplex method, duality, piecewise linearization, methods of PT, re–section methods, preparation of map.
simulation. Theodolites: Measurements of horizontal and vertical
Group B angles, differences in Varnier and microplic theodolites, methods
Economic considerations : Basic principles of project of recording angles.
economics, demand utility of water, project economics and Errors and adjustments: Accuracy and precision, propagation
evaluation, discounting techniques, benefit-cost ratio method, of variance/covariance and adjustment of errors using
present worth and rate-of-return and annual cost methods, observation equation and condition equation approach (matrix
project-feasibility and optimality. based solution).
Environmental and social considerations : Water in Tacheometric surveys: Principle and basic system, subtense
environment, environmental impact of water resources projects, bar, various types of tacheometers, plotting with tacheometers.

Curves: Classification, elements of simple circular, Plane truss using method of consistent deformation.
compound, reverse, transition, vertical curves, setting of curves. Beams and frames.
Group B Method of consistent deformation, three-moment
Triangulation: Purpose of triangulation and trialteration, equation, slope-deflection equations, moment distribution
classification, strength of figure, well conditioned triangle, method, Kani’s method.
triangulation figures, reconnaissance and station selection, Group B
intervisibility of stations, signal and towers, base lining,
computation and adjustment in triangulation, satellite station.
EDM: Principles and applications, instruments: Geodimeter,
Tellurometer, Distomat, etc. Structural fasteners (rivets, welds, bolts).
Digital Theodolites/Total Station/GPS: Principles and Design of tension members.
applications. Design of compression members.
Introduction to photogrammetry: Comparison of serial Design of beams (rolled section, build-up sections).
photographs and topographic maps, definition of basic terms, Design of bolted (eccentric) connections.
perspective of near-vertical photograph, scale and coordinates
Design of welded plate girder.
from photographs, stereoscopy, parallel bar measurements,
determination of heights, principle of radial line triangulation, Design of industrial buildings (cantry girder, roof trusses,
assumption, limitations and errors. etc).
Introduction to remote sensing: Remote sensing system, Design of beam—columns and column bases.
data-acquisition and processing, EMR and spectrum, Design of RCC beams, columns, slabs and footings by
atmospheric windows. Interaction mechanisms, multi-concept, working stress method of design.
sensors and platforms. Interpolation of aerial photographs and Recommended Books
satellite imagery and their interaction. .. S P Timoshenko and D H Young. Theory of Structures.
Recommended Books McGraw-Hill International.
.. K K Rampal. Surveying. Pragati Prakashan, Meerut (UP). .. A Ghali and A M Neville. Structural Analysis. E&FN Spon,
.. K K Rampal. Text Book for Photogrammetry. Oxford & USA.
IBH Publishing Co (P) Ltd., New Delhi. .. P Dayaratnam. Design of Steel Structures. S. Chand & Co.
.. J M Campbell. Introduction to Remote Sensing. Taylor & Ltd., New Delhi.
Francis, London. .. J E Bowles. Structural Steel Design. McGraw-Hill
CV 407

ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF .. S Ramamruthan and R Narayan. Design of Reinforced

Concrete Structures. Dhanpat Rai & Sons, Delhi.
.. S K Mallick and A P Gupta. Reinforced Concrete. Oxford &
Group A IBH Publishing (P) Ltd., New Delhi.
CV 411

Stability and determinacy of structures. ADVANCED STRUCTURAL

Review of shear force and bending moment diagrams in ANALYSIS
beams and frames.
Plane trusses: Method of joints and method of sections. Group A
Deflection of trusses (virtual work method). Matrix analysis, displacement and force methods:
Deflection of beams and frames. Computers and structural analysis; brief discussion on analysis
procedures with introduction to displacement and force
Method of virtual work by Castigliano’s theorem; Moment-
methods; basic structural system and mathematical model;
area method and conjugate beam method.
coordinate systems, joint displacement and joint loads; statically
Influence line diagrams and moving loads. determinate and indeterminate structures; kinematically
Three-hinged arches and cables. determinate and indeterminate structures.
Analysis of statically indeterminate structures. Member end load matrix: Member deformation matrix;
Force and stiffness method of analysis. influence coefficients; global flexibility matrix; global stiffness


matrix; local member flexibility and stiffness matrices; plane Design of footings and design of bridges.
frame members; space frame members. Design of liquid retaining structures.
Flexibility analysis of statically determinate structures; Design of prestressed concrete structures. Design of
computer program for flexibility analysis; flexibility analysis of masonry structures.
statically indeterminate structures; computer program for
Recommended Books
flexibility analysis for statically indeterminate structures.
.. P Dayaratnam. Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures.
Stiffness analysis method; computer program for stiffness
Oxford and IBH Publishing Co (P) Ltd., New Delhi.
analysis of kinematically determinate systems; stiffness analysis
of kinematically determinate plane frame; stiffness analysis of .. K S Rakshit. Design and Construction of Highway Bridges.
kinematically indeterminate systems; assembly process for New Central Book Agency, Kolkata.
obtaining global stiffness matrix from member stiffness matrices .. P Dayaratnam. Brick and Reinforced Brick Structures. Oxford
for plane truss, space truss, plane frame and space frame. & IBH Publishing Co (P) Ltd., New Delhi.
Group B .. T Y Lin and N H Burns. Design of Prestressed Concrete
Stress analysis and failure criteria. Analysis of stress and Structures. John Wiley & Sons, New York.
strain—principal stresses and strains, deviatoric stress and strain,

CV 413
stress and strain invariants; compatibility conditions; and
equilibrium equations. Failure criteria stress-strain relations for
anisotropic and isotropic elastic materials; yield (failure) criteria.
Stress concentration. Fatigue failure. Group A
Plates and shells; thin plate bending theory, thin plate Industrial buildings: Loads, classification and types of
bending solutions; membrane theory of shells; bending buildings, braced and unbraced buildings.
theory—circular cylindrical shells. Steel towers: Transmission line towers; microwave towers;
Recommended Books guyed towers.
.. J F Fleming. Computer Analysis of Structural Systems. Group B
McGraw Hill International. Multistoried buildings: Analysis, types of loads, and design.
.. S P Timoshenko and J N Goodier. Theory of Elasticity. Other miscellaneous topics: Steel bridges; pressure vessels;
McGraw Hill International. water tanks, chimneys, etc.
.. J Chakraborty. Theory of Plasticity. McGraw Hill Recommended Books
International. .. P Dayaratnam. Design of Steel Structures. S. Chand & Co.
.. E Popov. Engineering Mechanics of Solids. Prentice Hall of Ltd., New Delhi.
India (P) Ltd., New Delhi. .. Steel Designers’ Manual. ELBS Publication.
CV 412


CV 414


Group A Group A
Introduction to working stress and limit states/design. Single degree of freedom systems: Equations of motion.
Working stress design of rectangular beams. Free vibrations, damping. Response to harmonic excitation.
Response to general dynamic loading. Duhamel’s integral.
Working stress design of T-beams. Design of tension
Numerical methods.
members and compression members.
Response spectrum: Concept. Deformation, pseudovelocity
Limit states, design of beams.
and pseudo-acceleration response spectra. Analysis of SDOF
Design of two-way slabs, design of circular slabs, and design systems using response spectrum. Difference between response
of flat slabs. spectrum and design spectrum.
Design of miscellaneous structures—staircase, curved beam, Group B
lintel, etc.
Multi degree of freedom systems: Equations of motion.
Group B Free vibrations, natural frequencies and modes. Free vibration
Limit state, design of columns. Design of members under analysis for classically damped systems. Damped matrix. Rayleigh
combined bending and direct stresses. damping. Modal analysis. Earthquake analysis of linear systems

by response spectrum method.

CV 421
Continuous systems: Equations of motion. Natural
frequencies and modes. Modal orthogonality. Earthquake ENGINEERING
response spectrum analysis.
Group A
Approximate methods: Rayleigh’s method. Dunkerley’s
Environmental engineering: Introduction and scope.
Ecology and environment—definitions and interactions,
Recommended Books anthropogenic effects.
.. A K Chopra. Dynamics of Structures: Theory and Pollution and environmental quality: Air and water quality
Applications to Earthquake Engineering. Prentice Hall of parameters, variation of water quality in the hydrogeologic cycle,
India (P) Ltd., New Delhi. beneficial uses of water, water quality criteria and standards for
.. M Paz. Structural Dynamics: Theory and Computation. various beneficial uses, air quality criteria, ambient air standards.
Chapman & Hall, New York. Pollutants: Definition, significance, measurement (both air
and water).
Wastes: Solid, liquid and gaseous, and their sources and
CV 415

SEISMIC DESIGN OF characteristics.

STRUCTURES Water and wastewater quality estimation: Population
forecast, water demand for various purposes, variation in quantity
Group A of water and wastewater.
Characteristics of earthquake: Earthquake terminology. Overview and elements of water supply scheme.
Magnitude. Intensity. Measurement of ground motion.
Group B
Frequency-magnitude relationship. Liquefaction.
Water/wastewater quality enhancement: Unit operations and
Strong ground motion: Acceleration time histories. Peak
processes, physico–chemical vs. biological methods, solid-liquid
parameters (peak ground acceleration/velocity/ displacement).
separation, grit removal, screening, commutation, mixing,
Response spectrum. Site effects.
equalization, coagulation, flocculation, filtration, disinfection,
Earthquake analysis of structures: Idealisation on structures. aeration and gas transfer, precipitation, softening, adsorption
Response spectrum analysis. Equivalent force concepts. and ion exchange.
Torsionally coupled systems.
Surface and groundwater treatment: Sequencing of unit
Group B operations and processes, plant layout, hydraulic considerations.
Concepts of earthquake–resistant design: Objectives. Rural water supply and sanitation.
Ductility, ductility reduction factor, overstrength, response
Wastewater collection system and water distribution system:
reduction factor. Design response spectrum. Lateral stiffness.
Review of analysis, design and appurtenances.
Building configuration. Base isolation. Concept of structural
control. Recommended Books
Building codes: Performance of buildings in past .. S K Garg. Environmental Engineering: Vol.I (Water Supply
earthquakes. Historical perspective on code development. Indian Engineering) and Vol. II (Sewage Disposal and Air Pollution
code (IS 1893) provisions for buildings. Engineering). Khanna Publication, Delhi.
Detailing of reinforced concrete and masonry buildings: .. H S Peavy, D R Rowe and G Tchobanoglous. Environmental
Provisions of IS 13920, IS 4326, IS 13827. Retrofitting and Engineering. McGraw-Hill International.
strengthening of buildings (IS 13935).
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Other structures: Introduction to concept of seismic design ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING—

for bridges and liquid retaining tanks. PROCESSES AND MANAGEMENT
Recommended Books
.. D J Dowrick. Earthquake Resistant Design. John Wiley Group A
International, Singapore.
Introduction: Review of environmental engineering.
.. D Key. Earthquake Design Practice for Builders. Thomas
Biological processes for water and wastewater quality
Telford, London.
enhancement. Microbiological aspects, classification of
bioprocesses, aerobic and anaerobic processes, dispersed and
immobilized growth systems, reactor analysis, unit operations


and processes, aerobic dispersed growth systems—activated Meteorolog y: Physics of atmosphere—sun atmosphere,
sludge process and its modifications, aerobic immobilized heat balance, wind speed, direction, ventilation, mixing height,
growth systems-trickling filters, rotating biological contactors, stability, class.
anaerobic processes—conventional, stationary and mobile, fixed Group B
film, sludge blanket, ponds and lagoons, septic tanks.
Transport and dispersion of pollutants: Turbulence,
Overview and elements of wastewater disposal scheme:
advection, diffusion equation, Gaussian model and its
Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment, sequencing of unit
operations and processes, plant layout, hydraulic considerations. variation, plume rise, fate process and migration pathways,
Disposal of wastes: Liquid—inland waters, on land, ocean; dry and wet deposition.
disposal standards—effluent and stream, gaseousatmospheric Engineering control: Setting chambers, inertial devices,
dispersion, meteorological and stack factors, emission standards. bagfilters, dry and wet scrubbers, mobile source control,
Group B two- and three-way catalytic converters.
Air pollution control: Stack height estimation, particulate Source sampling and monitoring: Isokinetic sampling.
removal mechanisms and processes, reduction of g aseous Air pollution legislations, international treaties, emission
pollutants—adsorption, absorption, neutralization, incineration.
standards. Global and regional air pollution issues.
Solid waste management: Collection, classification,
Recommended Books
reduction—quantity and hazard potential, composting, land
filling, incineration, ground water pollution. .. K Wak and C F Warner. Air Pollution: Its Origin and
Control. Harper & Row, New York.
Noise pollution and hazardous waste management:
Definition, measurement, control measures. .. M N Rao and H V N Rao. Air Pollution. Tata McGraw-Hill
Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi.
Environmental impact and auditing: Environmental impact
and assessment—statements and methodologies, .. C S Rao. Environmental Pollution Control Engineering.
environmental laws—special constitutional provisions, role of John Wiley International.
federal and state governments and NGOs in monitoring and
CV 424

control of environmental pollution and resources,

environmental auditing. WASTEWATER TREATMENT
Recommended Books SYSTEMS
.. S K Garg. Environmental Engineering: Vol. I (Water Supply Group A
Engineering) and Vol. II (Sewage Disposal and Air Pollution
Engineering). Khanna Publication, Delhi. Environmental engineering: Introduction and scope. Design
.. H S Peavy, D R Rowe and G Tchobanoglous. Environmental
Engineering. McGraw-Hill International. Environment quality and pollution: Water quality and its
parameters; variation of water quality in hydrogeologic cycle,
beneficial uses of water, water quality criteria and ambient water
CV 423


ITS CONTROL Water quality and health.
Group A Consideration in water supply scheme.
Introduction: History of air pollution, air pollution systems, Water and wastewater quantity estimation: Population
concepts of air quality, air quality criteria and standards, forecast; water demand for various purposes, variation in quantity
atmospheric chemistry and philosophy of air pollution control. of water and wastewater.
Air Pollution sources: Stationary—industrial, domestic, non- Design of grit removal, equalisation, coagulation—
point Mobile: Petrol and diesel-driven vehicles. flocculation, filtration, disinfection; aeration and gas transfer,
and distribution system.
Assessment of air pollution: Preparation of emission
inventory, emission factors, pollution loads. Group B
Effects of air pollution: Human health, vegetation and Wastewater characterisation, wastewater quality parameters,
property. BOD, COD, various types of solids, physicochemical, biological
methods, solid-liquid separation, grit removal, screening,
Air quality surveillance: Design of air quality monitoring
commutation, mixing equalization.
Design of activated sludge process, trickling filters, oxidation

ponds, oxidation ditch.

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Water quality modelling: DO-BOD Streeter-Phelphs
Wastewater collection system: Analysis, design and
Group A
Components of transportation.
Recommended Books
Vehicle and driver characteristics.
.. S K Garg. Environmental Engineering Vol. I (Water Supply
Engineering) and Vol. II (Sewage Disposal and Air Pollution Resistance to vehicles and power requirements; Perception-
Engineering). Khanna Publication, Delhi. Reaction time of drivers; Visual acquity of drivers; Driver
.. H S Peavy, D R Rowe and G Tchobanoglous. Environmental
Engineering. McGraw-Hill International. Pavement materials; Aggregates; Bitumen; Concrete.
Pavement design; Flexible pavements; Rigid pavements.
CV 425

Railway track and structures; Design of formation, sleeper

ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT density, rail joints, long welded rails; Properties of sleeper
ASSESSMENT material, ballast, points and crossing, railway signalling,
interlocking of signals and points.
Group A Geometric design; Horizontal alignment; Vertical alignment;
Sources and types of wastes. Solid, liquid and gaseous wastes Sight distance.
from various industries. Water use in industry, industrial water Group B
quality requirements.
Airport planning and design; Regional planning; Airport
Control and removal of specific pollutants in industrial site selection; Airport capacity; Airport design; Runway
wastewater, e.g., oil and grease, cyanide, fluoride, toxic organics, orientation; Basic runway length and its corrections; Taxiway
heavy metals, radioactivity, etc. Solid and hazardous wastes— system; Aircraft parking; Terminal building.
definitions, concept and management aspects.
Public transportation, different alternatives and their
Recent trends in industrial waste management, cradle to grave usefulness.
concept, life cycle analysis, clean technologies. Case studies of
Traffic flow fundamentals, traffic stream variables, relation
various industries.
between traffic stream variables.
Environment audit, accounts audit, relevant methodologies,
Traffic studies: Traffic volume studies, speed studies, origin
regulations. Introduction to ISO and ISO 14000.
and destination studies, traffic flow characteristics, traffic capacity
Environmental management, problems and strategies. study, parking study, accident studies.
Review of political, ecological and remedial actions.
Capacity and level of service analysis: Level of service analysis,
Group B capacity of various traffic facilities like highways, freeways,
Multidisciplinary environmental strategies, the management signalized intersections.
dimensions. Environmental impact Assessment (EIA)—an Recommended Books
.. S K Khanna and C E G Justo. Highway Engineering. Nem
Definitions and concepts of sustainable development. Initial Chand & Bros., Roorkee.
environmental examination, environmental appraisal,
.. L R Kadiyali. Highway Engineering. Khanna Publishers (P)
environmental audit.
Ltd., Delhi.
Environmental impact factors and areas of consideration,
.. S K Khanna and M G Arora. Airport Planning and Design.
measurement of environment impact, scope and methodologies
Nem Chand & Bros., Roorkee.
of EIA. Case studies stressing physical aspects of EIA.
.. A Course in Railway Engineering. Dhanpat Rai & Sons,
Recommended Books
.. L W Canter. Environmental Impact Assessment. McGraw-
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.. A Dasgupta and N L Nemerow. Industrial and Hazardous SYSTEMS
Waste Treatment. van Nostrand Reinhold, New York.
.. S P Mahajan. Pollution Control in Process Industries. Tata Group A
McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. Ltd., New Delhi. Traffic engineering—introduction.


Traffic Characteristics — Model split and trip characteristics
— Road user characteristics — Road based systems
— Vehicular characteristics — Rail based systems
Traffic Studies — Innovative transit systems
— Use of speed, journey time, and daily studies — Automation technology
— Method of measuring spot speeds. — Intelligent vehicle highway systems (IVHS)
— Methods for measurement of running speed and — Bus and railway stations
journey speed Economic Evaluation of Transportation Plans
— Vehicle volume counts — Costs and benefits of transport project
— Origin-destination studies — Time horizon in economic evaluation
— Parking studies — Basic principles in economic evaluation
— Statistical analysis for traffic studies Methods of economic evaluation.
Traffic Controls Recommended Books
— Traffic signs .. L R Kadiyali. Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning.
— Traffic markings Khanna Publishers (P) Ltd., Delhi.
— Traffic signals .. M K Agarwal. Urban Transportation in India. Allied
— Design of traffic signals Publishers Limited, New Delhi.
— Types of traffic signals & traffic signal system
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— Road accidents—causes and prevention DEVELOPMENT
— Traffic management measures and their influence
on accident prevention Group A
Traffic Regulations Planning thoughts through ages—early settlements—
— Basic principles of regulations Roman, Greek, Medieval, Renaissance and industrial towns—
urbanisation and settlement structure.
— Regulation of speed and vehicles
— General rules concerning traffic Garden City concept of E Howard, Geddesian trend and
valley section green belts. Planning of new towns, evolution of
— Parking regulations
planning concepts in India. Levels of planning surveys for urban
— Enforcement of regulations. and regional planning. Contents of master plan, regional plan,
Group B structure plan, detailed development plan. Basic principles in
Urban Transportation: Introduction planning different land uses.
— Objectives and policies Group B
— Urban transport problems Planning, legislation and administration, review of planning
— Urban transport systems in India legislation and Acts relating to urban and regional planning.
— Issues (safety, congestion, pollution, land-use policy) Building by–laws, planning agencies and their functions. Fiscal
policies and resource management in the context of urban
— Urban transport planning process
development. 73rd and 74th CAA and its implication to planning.
Travel Demand Forecasting Models
Slum clearance, urban renewal, conser vation, rehabilitation
— Trip generation and redevelopment. Decentralisation policies. Review of various
— Trip distribution urban development schemes and projects.
— Traffic assignment Recommended Books
— Model .. Global Review of Human Settlements. Pergamon Press,
Land Use and Transport Planning London.
— Lane use transport models .. A Kohun. History Builds the Towns. Lund Humphries,
— Land use as an instrument of diffusing congestion London.
— Hierarchy of planning .. Bolayeli. Concepts and Techniques in Urban Analysis.
Public Transport—Needs, modes and systems Croom Helm, London.

.. A D Thomas. Housing and Urban Renewal. George Allen Use of elementary statistics and probability theory. Statistical
and Unwin, Sydney. approach, probability distributions, expected value analysis,
.. N Bevas and Rakoic (eds). Managing Fast Growing Cities— parameter estimation, statistical inference, quality control using
New Approaches to Urban Planning and Management in statistical tools, regression and correlation analysis. Case study
the Developing World. Longman, London. modules.
.. Ractliffc. An Introduction to Town and Country Planning. Allocation models in construction. Transportation model
London. and its solution. Assignment model. Sequencing. Case study
.. UDPFI—Guidelines—Vols 1-2 of Institute of Town modules.
Planners, New Delhi Group B
.. Town and Country Planning Acts of various State CPM and PERT network in construction. Applications in
Governments. the field of construction, planning of scheduling phase and
control phase, optimisation studies, case study modules.
CV 434

Inventory management. Inventory costs, lead and economic

WASTEWATER TREATMENT order quantity, inventory models, ABC analysis, inventory
SYSTEMS management.

(See page 26, subject CV 424) Queuing models and applications in construction
technology. Queues and queuing theory, models of queues,
case study modules.
CV 435

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT Construction projects management. Organisational aspects

SYSTEMS of sectors such as housing, institutional and commercial,
industrial and heavy engineering. Contracts—theory and practice.
Group A Human resources development and construction industry.
Introduction to construction management. Construction Recommended Books
industry and its practices. Problems of construction industr y. .. Mahesh Verma. Construction Planning and Management
Management problems in construction. Methodolog y of through System Techniques. Metropolitan Book Co., New
system design and techniques in construction. Elements of Delhi.
engineering economies. Probability and statistics. Allocation
models, coordination and inventory model. Queuing model. .. E L Grant. Principles of Engineering Economy. The Ronald
Uncertainty principles. Simulation. Press, New York.
Engineering economics in construction management. Time .. R Levin and C Kirpatrick. Planning and Control with PERT/
value of money, interest tables and rates of payment and return. CPM. McGraw-Hill International.
Depreciation of capital assets. Evaluation of feasibility. Public .. L S Srinath. PERT and CPM—Principles and Applications.
project analysis and evaluation. Case study modules. Affiliated East–West Press (P) Ltd., New Delhi.