B.E. Civil Engineering:Soil Dynamics

Thapar University
In Patiala

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  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years
Description

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Starts Location
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Patiala
Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Course programme

First Year: Semester-I

Mathematics I
Engineering graphics
Computer Programming
Physics
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Chemistry
Electrical and Electronic Science
Thermodynamics
Organizational Behavior


Second Year- Semester - I

Numerical and Statistical Methods
Fluid Mechanics
Measurement Science and Techniques
Building Materials and Construction
Structural Analysis
Engineering Economics
Environmental Studies

Second Year- Semester – II

Optimisation Techniques
Material Science and Engineering
Power Generation and Economics
Surveying
Architecture and Building Drawings
Reinforced Concrete Design
Human Values, Ethics and IPR

Third Year- Semester – I

Hydrology and Ground Water
Soil Mechanics
Water Supply Engineering
Advanced Structural Analysis
Steel Structural Design
Transportation Engineering-I
Survey Camp (4 weeks- after second year during summer vacations

Third Year- Semester – II

Foundation Engineering
Hydraulic Engineering
Project Planning and Estimation
Sewerage and Sewage Treatment
Transportation Engineering-II
Advanced Structural Design

Fourth Year- Semester – I

Project Semester
Computer Application in Civil Engineering
Project
Industrial Training

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Total Quality Management
Elements of Earthquake Engineering

Soil Dynamics

Introduction Nature of dynamic loads, stress conditions on soil elements under E.Q. loading. Theory of vibrations

Dynamic Earth Pressure problem and retaining walls.

Behaviour of retaining walls during earthquakes.

Modification of Coulomb�s theory .

Modified graphical constructions for lateral earth pressure, Analytic solution of C -  soils, Indian standard code of practice.

Dynamic Properties of soils

Liquefaction of Soils: Theory, criterion of liquefaction, factor affecting and its determination, laboratory studies in Triaxial shear and oscillatory simple shear,. Evaluation of liquefaction potential by various methods. Vibration table studies

Liquefaction behaviour of loose and dense sands; silt and clayey silts. Introduction to Machine Foundations

Criteria for satisfactory functioning of machine foundation, methods of analysis Degrees of freedom of a block foundation

Soil spring stiffness coefficients.

Vibrations of a block, determination of dynamic coefficient by various methods. Design procedure for block foundation.

I.S. method for design of reciprocating machines. Vibration Isolation & screening of waves.

Introduction to the dynamics of dams and reservoirs.


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