M Tech in Civil Engineering
(Specialisation:
Structural
Engineering)
Semester
– 1 

Semester  2 







Course No 
Course Name 
LTPC 

Course No 
Course Name 
LTPC 
CE 501 
Continum
Mechanics 
3006 

CE 504 
Advanced Structural Design 
3006 
CE 502 
Finite Element Methods 
3006 

CE 505 
Analysis and Design of Bridges 
3006 
CE 503 
Structural Dynamics 
3006 

CE xxx 
Elective II 
3006 
CE 512 
Structural Engineering Laboratory 
0033 

CE xxx 
Elective III 
3006 
CE xxx 
Elective I 
3006 

CE xxx 
Elective IV 
3006 








Total Credits: 
120327 


Total
Credits: 
150030 







Semester  3 


Semester 4 








Course No 
Course Name 
LTPC 

Course No 
Course Name 
LTPC 
CE 698 
M Tech Project  I 
002424 

CE 699 
M Tech Project  II 
002424 








Total Credits: 
002424 


Total
Credits: 
002424 
CE 501 CONTINUUM
MECHANICS (3
0 0 6) Basic concepts of
the theory of continuous media; introduction to tensor algebra; theory of stresses;
infinitesimal and finite strains; straindisplacement relationships;
compatibility; stressstrain relationships; boundary value problem in
elasticity; plane stress and plane strain case; stress function approaches;
plane problems in Cartesian and polar coordinates; elements of plasticity;
yield criteria; flow rule and hardening. Plastic
stressstrain relationships; variational methods;
Introduction to Hamilton’s principles; RayleighRitz and Weighted
residual methods; Introduction to thin
plates; stability theory; torsion of noncircular sections. Texts: 1.
D.S. Chandrasekharaiah and L. Debnath,
Continuum Mechanics, Prism Books
Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, 1994. 2.
S. Timoshenko and
J.N. Goodier, Theory
of Elasticity, McGraw Hill Book Company, International Ed, 1970. References:

CE 502 FINITE
ELEMENT METHOD (3
0 0 6) Introduction to
FEM; governing equation and its solution approximations (e.g. Collocation,
Least Squares, Galerkin’s method, the Ritz
method); introduction to calculus of variations; concept of discretization of structures and shape functions; Lagrangian and serendipity elements; isoparametric
formulation. Analysis of framed structures: plane stress and plane strain
problems; axisymmetric problems; 3D stress
analysis; analysis of plate and shell. Numerical integration and order of
integration: error analysis and convergence; computer implementations of
algorithms. Application of FEM in dynamics: eigenvalues
and orthogonality. Texts: 1. J.N.
Reddy, An Introduction to the Finite Element Method,
Tata McGraw Hill, 2^{nd }Ed, 2003. 2. C.S.
Krishnamoorthy, Finite
Elements Analysis: Theory and Programming, Tata McGraw Hill, 2^{nd}
Ed, 1994. References: 1.
R.D. Cook, D.S. Malkus and M.E. Plesha, Concepts and Applications of Finite
Element Analysis, John Wiley & Sons, 4^{th} Ed, 2002. 2. O.C.
Zienkiewicz, R.L. Taylor and J.Z. Zhu, Finite Element Method Its Basis and
Fundamentals, Elsevier, 6^{th} Ed, 2005. 3. S.S.
Rao, Finite
Element Method in Engineering, Butterworth Heinemann, 3^{rd} Ed,
1999. 4. M.B.
Kanchi, Matrix
Method of Structural Analysis, Wiley Eastern Limited, 2^{nd} Ed,
1993. 5. K.J.
Bathe, Finite Element Procedures,
Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., 2002. 
CE 503 STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS
(3006) Prerequisite: Nil SDOF systems: Equations of Motion, Free vibration, damping,
Forced vibrations under harmonic, impulse and general loadings, Response
spectrum Generalized SDOF systems: Rigid body distributed mass and stiffness
systems; MDOF Systems: Dynamic properties, modal damping, classical damping,
modal superposition methods; Numerical methods in dynamics: Eigen value
analysis, direct integration scheme: Continuous systems: Equations of motion,
Hamilton’s principle, Lagrangian formulation,
Free and force vibration scheme, Wave propagation; Introduction to Random
vibration: Random variables, Random process,moment
and characteristic function, spectral analysis, response to random
excitation; Application of structural dynamics in the design of block and
frame foundation. Texts/References 1. R.W. Clough and J. Penzien, Dynamics of Structures, Second edition, McGraw
Hill international edition, 1993. 2. Mario Paz, Structural
dynamics, CBS Publishers 1987. 3. Anil K. Chopra, Dynamics of
structures: Theory and applications to earthquake engineering, PHI Ltd.,
1997. 4. K. Rao,
Vibration analysis and foundation dynamics, Wheeler, 1998. 5. E. Siniu
and R. H. Scanlan, Wind effects on structures:
fundamentals and applications to design, John Wiley and Sons, 1997. 
CE 512 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY (0 0 3 3) List of experiments:
(a) Mix design for high strength concrete, use of admixture/plasticizer; (b)
Non destructive evaluation of strength of concrete/steel specimens; (c) Study
of loading and response measuring systems; (d) Testing of beams subjected to
transverse (static/dynamic) loading; (e) Testing of prestressed
concrete beams; (f) Testing of slab – study of flexural and punching
failure; (g) Free and forced vibration studies using FFT analyser;
(h) Loading and deflection measurement in a space truss system; (i) Natural frequencies and mode shapes of structures; (j)
Evaluation of structural damping. Texts/References: 1. H.G.
Harris and G.M. Sabnis, Structural Modeling and Experimental Techniques, 2^{nd}
Ed, CRC Press, 1999. 2. E.
Bray and R. K. Stanley, Non Destructive
Evaluation, CRC Press, 2002. 3. J.W.
Dally and W.F. Riley, Experimental
Stress Analysis, McGraw Hill, 3^{rd} Ed, 1991. 4. J.F.
Doyle, Modern Experimental Stress
Analysis, John Wiley and Sons, 2004. 5. P.C.
Aitcin, HighPerformance Concrete, E & FN SPON,
1998.

CE 504 ADVANCED
STRUCTURAL DESIGN (3
0 0 6) Design philosophy,
modeling of loads, material characteristics. Reinforced Concrete
 PM, Mphi relationships;
strutandtie method; design of deep beam and corbel; design of shear walls; compression
field theory for shear design; design against torsion; Indian and ACI
Standards; Eurocode. Steel structures 
stability design; torsional buckling (pure,
flexural and lateral); design of beamcolumns; fatigue resistant design;
Indian and AISC Standards; Eurocode. Texts: 1. S.U.
Pillai and D. Menon, Reinforced Concrete Design, Tata McGrawHill, 3^{rd}
Ed, 1999. 2. N.
Subramaniam, Design of Steel Structures,
Oxford University Press, 2008. References: 1.
S. Chandrasekaran, L. Nunziante,
G. Serino and F. Carannante,
Seismic Design Aids for Nonlinear Analysis of Reinforced Concrete
Structures, Taylor and Francis, 2010. 2.
R. Ranganathan,
Structural Reliability: Analysis and Design, Jaico
Publishers, 1999. 3. R.
Park and T. Paulay, Reinforced Concrete Structures, John Wiley &
Sons, 1995. 4. P.C.
Varghese, Advanced
Reinforced Concrete Design, Prentice Hall of India, 2^{nd} Ed,
2005. 5. CK
Wang, C.H. Solomon and J. A. Pincheira, Reinforced Concrete Design, John Wiley
and Sons, 7^{th} Ed, 2007. 6. J.G.
MacGregor and J.K. Wight, Reinforced Concrete: Mechanics and Design,
Pearson Education, 5^{th} Ed, 2008. 7. T.T.C.
Hsu and Y.L. Mo, Unified
Theory of Concrete Structures, John Wiley & Sons, 2010. 8. C.G.
Salmon, J.E. Johnson and F.A. Malhas, Steel Structures Design and Behavior Emphasizing
Load and Resistance Factor Design, Pearson Education, 5^{th} Ed,
2009. 9. IS 456: 2000 – Plain and
Reinforced Concrete – Code of Practice,
Bureau of Indian Standards, 2000. 10. SP 34: 1987 – Handbook of
Concrete reinforcement and Detailing, Bureau of Indian
Standards, 1987. 11. IS 800: 2007 – General
Construction in Steel  Code of Practice, Bureau of Indian
Standards, 2007. 12. ACI 318:2008 – Building Code
Requirements for Structural Concrete, American Concrete
Institute, 2008. 13. Specification for Structural Steel
Buildings, American Institute of Steel Construction,
2005. 14. Eurocode 2 Part 11,
BS EN 199211 Common Rules for
Buildings and Civil Engineering Structures, The
Institution of Structural Engineers, 2004. 15. Eurocode 3 Part 11, BS EN 199311 Design
of Steel Structures General Rules and Rules for Buildings,
The Institution of Structural Engineers, 2004 
CE 505 ANALYSIS
AND DESIGN OF BRIDGES (3 0 0 6) Prerequisite:
CE 503 Structural Dynamics or equivalent Types of bridges; structural
configurations; bridge loading standards in India and other countries (IRC,
IRS and AASHTO guidelines); Impact effect; Standard specifications for road
and railway bridges; analysis of bridge deck. Reinforced concrete
bridges  design of deck slab; Tbeam bridge; balanced cantilever type;
design and details of articulation.
Prestressed
concrete bridges  Pretensioned and post tensioned
concrete bridges; analysis of section for flexure, shear and bond; losses in prestress, deflection of girder; partial prestressing; analysis and design of anchorage block; box
girder bridge. Steel bridges 
steelconcrete composite constructions, shear connectors and their design;
types of bearings and layout. Abutment and piers
 scour at abutment and piers; types of foundations; analysis for stresses
and design; introduction to soilstructure interaction. Numerical modeling
and analysis; introduction to earthquake resistant design of bridges. Texts: 1. D.
J. Victor, Essentials of Bridge Engineering, Oxford IBH, 1980. 2. V.
K. Raina, Concrete
Bridge Practice Analysis Design and Economics, Tata McGraw Hill, 2^{nd}
Ed, 1994. References: 1. N.
Rajagopalan, Bridge
Superstructure, Narosa Publishing House, 2006. 2. W.
F. Chen and L. Duan, Bridge Engineering Handbook, CRC
press, 2003. 3. B.
Bakht and L.G. Jaeger, Bridge Analysis Simplified, McGraw Hill, 1987. 4. E.
J. O’Brien, and D. L. Keogh, Bridge
Deck Analysis, Taylor and Francis, 1999. 5. H.
Eggert and W. Kauschke, Structural Bearings, Ernst & Sohn, 2002. 6. T.
Y. Lin and N. H. Burns, Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures, John Wiley and Sons,
1981. 7. L.
Fryba, Dynamics
of Railway Bridges, Thomas Telford, 1996. 