BE Civil 3rd Semester Syllabus RTMNU University Syllabus Course and Classes For BE Civil 3rd Semester

Atlanta Computer Institute Nagpur conducts Tuition Classes for BE Civil First Year ( Part 1 ) , BE Civil Second Year ( Part 2 ) and BE Civil Final Year ( Part 3 ) for all universities in India . The Following syllabus is of Nagpur University. CAD Training is also given to BE Civil Students.

Atlanta Computer Institute Nagpur conducts Tuition Classes for BE First Year BE  Second Year (  Semester 3 and Semester 4 ) , BE Third Year ( Semester 5 and Semester 6 ) and BE Final Year ( Semester 7 and Semester 8 ) for all universities in India . The Following syllabus is of Nagpur University.

Syllabus for BE Civil 3rd Semester

Applied Mathematics- III (Civil Engineering)

Scheme (Theory: 4 hrs, Tutorial: 1hr)

Periodic functions and their Fourier expansions, Even and Odd functions, Changeof interval, Half range expansion.
Partial Differential Equations of first order first degree i.e. Lagrange’s form, Linear Homogeneous Equations of higher order with constant coefficients. Method ofseparations of variables, Applications to simple problems of vibration of strings and beams, Elementary concept of double Fourier series and their application tosimple problems of vibration of rectangular membrane.
Maxima and minima of functional, Euler’s equation, Functionals dependent on First & Second orders derivatives. Rayleigh-Ritz method, Simple applications.
Linear and Orthogonal transformations, Linear dependence of vectors,Characteristics equations, Eigen values and Eigen vectors. Reduction to diagonal form, statement and verification of Cayley Hamilton Theorem [without proof.] Sylvester’s theorem, Quadratic form Transformation of co-ordinates, Transformation of forces and couples, Association of matrices with linear
differential equation of second order with constant coefficients.
Error in numerical calculations, Errors in series approximation, Rounding of errors, Solution of Algebraic and Transcendental Equation: Bisection method,False position method, Newton –Raphson method and their convergence , Solution of system of simultaneous linear equations: Gauss elimination method, Gauss Jordon method. Gauss Seidel method, Crouts method, Numerical solution of ordinary differential equation :Taylor's series method, Picard’s method, Runge-Kutta 4th order method, Euler modified method. Milne , s Predictor- Corrector method.
Linear programming problem: Formulation, Graphical method, Simplex method.
Text Books
1. Higher Engineering Mathematics by B.S. Grewal, 40th Edition, Khanna Publication
2. Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreysizig, 8th Edition, Wiley India
3. Applied Mathematics for Engineers & Physicist by L.R. Pipes and Harville,
4. Calculus of variation by Forrey
Reference Books
1. A Text Book of applied Mathematics, Volume I &II , by P.N. Wartikar&
J.N. Wartikar, Poona VidyarthiGrihaPrakashan
2. Introductory methods of Numerical Analysis, by S.S. Sastry, PHI
3. Mathematics for Engineers by Chandrika Prasad
4. A text book of Engineering Mathematics by N. P. Bali & M. Goyal, Laxmi Publication



Unit – I
Mechanical properties and uniaxial problems. Types of force distribution, concept of stress and strain, Stress strain behavior of ductile and brittle material in uniaxial state of stress, elastic, plastic and strain hardened zones stress-strain relations, Elastic constants, relation between elastic constant, Uniaxial loading and deformation of simple cases of statically indeterminate problems under axial loading, temperature change etc., Thin wall pressure vessels cylindrical and spherical subjected to internal pressure.
Unit – II
Axial force, shear force and bending moment diagram Concepts of free body diagrams, types of loads, Determination of axial forces, shear forces and bending moment at a section, axial force, shear force and bending moment in beams and simple frames, Differential relations between shear force and bending moment, Relation between load and shear force.
Unit – III : Stress in beams
Bending stresses in simple beams, Assumptions and derivation of simple bending theory relation between bending moment, bending stress and curvature of homogeneous and composite beams, Shear stresses in simple beams, Shear flow and shear stress distribution, shear stress in composite beams, combined effect of
bending moment and axial force.
Unit – IV : Torsion
Torsion of circular section, assumptions and derivation of relations between torsional moment, shear stress and angle of twist, Torsional stress in solid and circular sections, Introduction to Torsion in rectangular section, Torsion in thin walled hollow section
Unit – V : Deflection of beams
Derivation of differential equation of moment curvature relation, Differential equation relating deflection and moment, shear and load, Deflection of simple beams by integration, Introduction to Deflection of linearly varying beams by integration.
Unit –VI : State of stress in two dimensions State of stress in two dimensions, differential equation of equilibrium, Transformation of stresses, principal stresses, maximum shear stresses, Mohr’s circle, Combined bending and torsion, Combined effect of torsion and shear, Shear flow in thin walled section, Concept of shear centre of thin wall sections, unsymmetrical bending.

BECVE 302 P :

(Any Eight practicals)

1. To study various types of Strain Gauge apparatus.
2. To determine the Tensile Strength of Steel specimen.
3. To perform Hardness test on various metals. (Brinell’s hardness test & Dynamic hardness test)
4. To perform standard Torsion test on metals.
5. To perform the Impact test on metal (Izod/ Charpy).
6. Compression test on Bricks and Stones.
7. To determine the spring constant of Closely Coiled Spring.
8. To perform shear test on different metals.
9. To perform fatigue test on mild steel bar.
10. To perform the bending test on wooden beam and find its Flexural Rigidity.
Text Book:
1. Strenght of Materials by S.P. TimoShenko Mc. Graw Hill
2 Mechanics of Materials by Ferdinand P. Beer, E. Russell John StonJr Mc. Graw Hill
Reference :
1 Strength of materials by Singer Haper and Row



Syllabus :
Unit – I
Introduction: Importance and necessity of water supply scheme.
Water Demand: All types of water demand, empirical formulae, factors affecting per capita demand, variation indemand, design period, population forecasting methods and examples.Sources of water: Rain water, Ground water-springs, infiltration galleries, Dug wells, tube wells, Surface waterstream,lake, river, impounding reservoirs, ponds & sea. Intake structures: Location, types river, lake, canal, reservoir etc.
Unit – II
Conveyance of water: Types of pipes, joints, fittings, valves & appurtenances. Hydraulic design aspects: Friction, Manning’s, DarcyWeishbach& Hazen Williams equationand problem.
Rising main and pumps: Concept of rising main, Classification, working, merits and demerits, selection of pumps.
Unit – III
Water quality: Physical, Chemical and bacteriological characteristics of water, Health effects of various water
characteristics, Standards of drinking water. ( WHO 2011, CPHEOO, IS 10500). Water born diseases Water treatment: Objective of treatment, unit operations and processes, house hold & community based rural water treatment, decentralized water treatment, flow sheet of conventional water treatment plant.
Aeration: Purpose, types of aerators, design of cascade aerator.
Coagulation and Flocculation: Definition, Principles, types of coagulants and reactions, coagulant doses, types of mixing and flocculation devices.
Unit – IV
Sedimentation: Principles, types of setting basins, inlet and outlet arrangements, simple design of sedimentation tank. Clariflocculators: Principles and operation. Filtration: Mechanism of filtration, types of filters-RSF, SSF, Pressure filters, elements of filters sand specification, operational problems in filtration, Design of SSF and RSF, Membrane filtration technique of water treatment.
Unit – V
Disinfection: Purpose, Mechanism, criteria for good disinfectant, various disinfectants, their characteristics, disinfection by chlorination using different forms of chlorine. Types of chlorination. Distribution systems: Requirements of a good distribution system, methods of distribution systems and layouts,
Leakage and leak detector, Study of fire hydrants. Storage reservoirs for treated water: Types, capacity of reservoir, mass curve.
Unit – VI
Municipal solid waste management : Generation sources, composition, Methods of Collection, transportation, disposal, Recycle, Reuse. Examples on simple hydraulic design of pipes, estimation of population and water quality, plain sedimentation tanks, cascade aerators, filters, pumps, dose of chlorine). Visit to Water treatment plant (compulsory).



Any TEN (Total)
I. Any Seven
1. Determination of pH
2. Determination of Conductivity
3. Determination Chlorides
4. Determination of Solid’s (Suspended & dissolved)
5. Determination of Turbidity
6. Determination of Acidity
7. Determination of Dissolved Oxygen
8. Determination of Membrane filtration technique.
9. Determination of Available Chlorine
10. Determination of Residual Chlorine
11. Jar Test
12. Bacteriological Plate count and MPN tests.
13. Determination of Alkalinity.
II. Only demonstration of COD, BOD.
III. Design of WTP using software.
IV. Brief Report on WTP Visit.

Text book
1. Water supply & Sanitary Engineering by B.C. PunmiaLaxmi Publication
2. Water supply and Sanitory Engineering by Birdie G.S. DhanpatRai Publication
3. Environmental Engg. I by P. N. Modi, Std. Publication
4. Environmental Engg.( Water supply Engg )by S.K.GargKhanna Publication
Refrence book
1 CPHEOO manual, New Delh, Ministry of Urban Development G.O.I.
2 Water supply and sewage by M.J.Mcghee Mc. Graw Hill
3 Environmental Pollution Control Engg. By C.S.Rao Mc. Graw Hill




UNIT-I: General Geology
Definition and scope of Geology, Internal structure of the earth.Introduction to continental drift and plate tectonics. Volcanoes type and their products.Principles of stratigraphy, Geological Time Scale, Physiographic and tectonic divisions of India.Introduction to Indian stratigraphy. (4) Geomorphology: Weathering and erosion, Geological action of Wind, River and Ground water and resulting land forms. Geomorphic forms and their consideration in civil engineering works. (3)
Definition and classification of minerals, Physical properties of Minerals, introduction to common rock-forming minerals (3)
Petrology: Rock cycle, Igneous rocks: Formation of Igneous rocks, textures and structures, forms and tabular classification of Igneous rocks. Common Igneous rocks and their uses. Sedimentary rocks: formation of sedimentary rocks, classification of sedimentary rocks. Common Sedimentary rocks and their uses.Metamorphic
rocks:Definitions, agents of metamorphism, types of metamorphism,  zones of metamorphism, Common Metamorphic rocks and their uses. (6)
UNIT-III: Structural Geology:
Introduction, outcrops, dip and strike of beds. Problems on dip, strike, thickness and three bore hole problems. Folds: parts of fold, classification, effects on outcrops, their identification in field, Importance of folds in civil engineering projects .Joints: definition,
nomenclature and classification, Importance of joints in civil engineering projects. Faults: terminology, classification, mechanics of faulting, recognition of faults in the field, Importance of faults in civil engineering projects. Unconformity: Formation of
unconformity, Types of unconformity. (10)
UNIT-VI: Earthquake Engineering:
Introduction, Terminology, Earthquake waves, Causes and effects, Intensity, MMI and MSK intensity scale and magnitude, magnitude scales, Liquefaction, location of epicenter, Tsunami, Seismograph and seismogram, Classification of earthquake,
Earthquake zones of India, Aseismic structures.(3) Landslides and Subsidence: Introduction, Terminology, Causes of landslides,
classification of landslides, stable and unstable slopes, Control of landslides, causes of land subsidence, subsidence hazard mitigation.(3)
UNIT-V: Geohydrology:
Introduction, Hydrologic cycle, Origin of groundwater, Occurrence and distribution of ground water, water table and water table contour maps, Aquifer, Aquitard, Aquiclud and aquifuges, confined and unconfined aquifers, perched aquifer, Artesian and flowing
wells, Importance of groundwater studies in Civil Engineering works. (3) Site Investigations: Surface and sub-surface investigation: Geological mapping, Drilling, Bore hole logs, geophysical methods: Electrical Resistivity and Seismic
methods. (3)
UNIT-VI: Application of geology to civil engineering works:
Engineering properties of rocks. Engineering classification of rocks based on compressive strength. RQD, Rocks as a construction material: Building stone, Road metal, Railway ballast. (3) Dams: Parts and terminology, Classification of dams, geological problems at dam site, dam location on different rocks and their stability, Reservoirs study,(2) Tunnels: Terminology, soft ground tunneling, rock tunneling and their stability. (2)
Text Books
1. Geology for Engineers: FGH Blyth
2. Engineering and General Geology: Parbin Singh
3. Engineering Geology: B.S. SathyaNarayanswami
4. Principles of Engineering Geology: K.M. Bangar
5. Basic Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering: Kamalesh Kumar
6. Rock Mechanics for Engineers: B.P. Verma
Laboratory Work
1. Megascopic study of common rock-forming Minerals.
2. Megascopic study of common Rocks.
a) Igneous Rocks
b) Sedimentary Rocks
c) Metamorphic Rocks
3. Geological Maps: Drawing of geological cross sections with civil engineering projects.
4. Field visit to civil engineering construction sites with reference to geological studies.


Unit – I Cement
Chemistry of Cement, Main constituents of cement Hydration of cement, Water required, Physical properties and testing of cement, Soundness test. Hardening and compressive strength Grades and different types of cements. Ordinary Portland cement, Rapid Hardening Cement, B.B. Blast furnace slag cement, Low heat Portland cement, Portland pozzolones cement, Portland flyash cement, Sulphate resisting cement. Field test, Aggregates : Sources of aggregates, classification and nomenclature. Coarse and fine aggregate, normal weight (light and heavy weight aggregates). Aggregate characteristics and their significance in strength, workability, placement and compartion of concrete. Sampling. Particle shape and texture, Bond of aggregate, size & grading of aggregate strength of aggregates Mechanical properties and test-Specific gravity, Bulk density, porosity absorption of aggregates, moisture content of aggregate, bulking of sand abrasion test, impact value. Sieve analysisDeleterious substances in aggregates, organic impurities class and other fine material etc. Water : Quality of water for concrete mixing, suitability.
Unit – II
Fresh concrete : Batching, Mechanical mixers, automatic batching and mixing plants. Efficiency of mixing. Workability Measurement – Slump cont test, compacting factor test, flow table, Vee-Bee consistometer, Factor affecting workability, setting time. W/C Law Significance of w/c ratio cohesiveness.Segregation, bleeding,
voids, permeability.Hot weather concreting.Underwater concreting, Conveyance of concrete, Placing of concrete. Compaction-vibrators. Curing of concrete Significance, methods of curing, Temperature effect on during& strength gain. IS code on curing.Maturity of concrete.
Unit - III
Strength of concrete- Gain of strength, Wet ratio, Factor affecting compressive strength w/c ratio. Type of cement, air entrainment, aggregates, mixing water, Admixtures, curing conditions. Tensile and flexural strength.Relation between cracking in compression. Impact strength fatigue strength. Shear strength, Bond between concrete & reinforcement. Modulus of elasticity, Poison’s ratio. Testing of Hardnessof Concrete: Compression test-cube strength & cylinder strength their relation, effect of aspect ratio on strength. Flexural strength of concrete, Determination of tensile strength. Indirect tension test. Splitting test.Abrasion resistance.Accelerated curing test.
Unit – IV
Mix Design – Process, Statistical relation between mean & characteristic strength, Variance, Standard deviation. Factor affection mix properties. Grading of aggregate, aggregate/ cement ration etc. Degree of quality control. Design mix by Road note no. 4 (BS). IS:10262:2009. Additives and Admixtures: Types of admixtures,  Natural products-DietomaceousearthBy products-
Pozzolones. Fly ash, silica fume, rice husk ash, , G.G. blast furnace slag. Admixturers-air encraining, water reducing, acceletors, retarders, plasticizers & Super plasticizers, permeability reducing,surface harderners.Corrosion inhibitors & water proofing agents.
Unit – V
Special concrete : Self compacting concrete, High performance concrete, fiber reinforced & polymer concrete, Ferro cement, Shortcrete pumped concrete, Free flow concrete. Shrinkage-Early volume changes, drying shrinkage, mechanism ofshrinkage.Factor affecting shrinkage.Influence of curing & storage conditions. Differential shrinkage.Carbonation shrinkage.Creep -Factors
influencing.Relation between creep & time, nature of creep, effect of creep.
Unit – VI
Durability of concrete-significance water as an agent of deterioration. Permeability of concrete, Efflorescence. Distress in concrete structures and its causes, cuses of deterioration of concrete. Cracks in concrete: Causes, types, prevention, repairs of craqcks – materials and methods Non Destructive tests.

1.To determine the Normal consistency of cement .
2. To determine initial and final setting times of cement.
3. To determine soundness of cement.
4.To determine compressive strength and tensile strength of cement.
5. To determine particle shape , texture and elongation/ flakiness index of aggregate .
6.Sieve analysis and particle size distribution of aggregate.
7. To determine crushing value test, Impact value and Abrasion value of given aggregate.
8. To determine Bulk Density, Specific Gravity, Absorption & Moisture Content of Aggregate.
9. To determine Bulking and Percentage silt in sand.
10. To determine Workability - Slump test, Compaction factor of concrete.
11. Concrete mix design Road note 4 method, I.S. Method and ACI Method.
12. To determine Compressive strength of concrete cube.
13 To determine the quality of concrete by using Rebound hammer/ Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Instrument.
Text Book
1 Concrete Technology by GambhirMc. Graw Hill
2 Concrete Technology by A.M. Neville Pearson Education
1 Properties of Concrete by A.M. Neville Pearson Education



Unit – I
1. Introduction: definition, and its importance, development of hydrology and allied science, hydrological cycle, hydrological equation and brief description of its components, , importance of temperature, humidity and wind in hydrological study.
2. Precipitation: Definition anticipation, artificial rains, types of precipitation- orthographic, conventional and cyclonic, factors affecting precipitation. Measure of precipitation: automatic and non-automatic rain gauges, selection of site, adequacy of rain gauge stations, optimal number of rain gauge, radar measurement of rainfall, mass curve, missing records, intensity duration frequently and depth area duration curves.
Unit - II
3. Infiltration: definition, mechanism, factors affecting infiltration, infiltration indices, measurement
4. Evaporation and transpiration: definition, mechanism and factors affecting evaporation, evaporation estimations by pan, water budget, energy budget and empirical formula, control of evaporation. Evapotranspiration and its measurement. Interception and its measurement.
Unit - III
5. Runoff: Source and components of run-off, classification of streams, factors affecting the runoff processes, estimation methods, measurement of discharge of streams by area-slope and area-velocity method.
6. Hydrographics: Definition, typical flood hydrograph and its components, base flow and base flow separation, unit hydrograph theory, S-curve and its use, instantaneous Unit Hydrograph.
Unit - IV
7. Statistical Methods: statistics in hydrological analysis, probability and probability distributions, average measure of dispersion, , Analysis of time series, frequency analysis.
8. Floods: causes and effects, factors affecting peak flows and estimation of peak flows, basin flood, flood routing and flood forecasting
Unit - V
9. Geohydrology: Introduction, occurrence and distribution of ground water, , aquifer, aquiclude, aquitard and aquifuge., electrical sensitivity method, confined and unconfined aquifer, porosity, permeability, specific yield, specific retention, Darcy’s law, introduction to hydraulic wells, open wells, safe yield test (Numericals).
Unit - VI
10. Groundwater recharge: Concept of recharge, selection of recharge sites, recharging methods, spreading method,
induced recharge method, recharge well method, sub-surface dams, waste water recharge, recharge by urban storm runoff, recharge through rain water harvesting.
11. Recent trends in Hydrology: Software use in Hydrology such as HYMOS, MIKE-II, HECRAS, HYDROCAD and SWAT
1. Based on Watershed Management.
2. Based on Soft Computing for statistical Data Analysis.
3. Visit to Hydrological station.
Text Book
1 Hydrology & Water Resources Engg by ReddyLaxmi Pub.
1 Hydrology by SubramanyamMc. Graw Hill
1 Hydrology & Water Resources Engg by S.K.GargKhanna Pub.
2 Text book of Hydrology by P. Jaya Rami ReddyLaxmi Pub.

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