B.E. Civil Engineering:Design of Earth Retaining Structures

Thapar University
In Patiala

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Typology Bachelor
Location Patiala
Duration 4 Years
  • Bachelor
  • Patiala
  • Duration:
    4 Years


Where and when

Starts Location
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Thapar University P.O Box 32, 147004, Punjab, India
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Starts On request
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
Solid Mechanics
Communication Skills

First Year: Semester-II

Mathematics II
Manufacturing Process
Electrical and Electronic Science
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
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
Industrial Training

Fourth Year- Semester – II

Total Quality Management
Elements of Earthquake Engineering

Design of Earth Retaining Structures

Retaining walls, Portioning, stability, Structure Design, Rafts, Backfill drainage, Back anchorage, Design of Anchored Bulk head, Anchorage method

Foundation on expansive soils: Introduction mineralogy, identification testing techniques, swelling pressure, types, practice, methods of foundation in expensive soils, CNS Concepts. Design of shallow and deep foundation in swelling soils. Design of under reamed piles.

Reinforced earth: Introduction, Mechanism of reinforced types of reinforcement strength characteristics. Design of reinforced earth retaining walls, abutments, earth slopes. Marine substructures introduction, types break waters, Warves sea walls, Decks, Quay walls, moorings, Design load wave action, Wave pressers on vertical wall, ship impact on piled infrastructure design for break waters, Design of gravity walls and Warf structure. Well foundation, Design concepts, IRC method, Gangopadhaya method

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