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M.E

ANNA UNIVERSITY - COIMBATORE - 13

CURRICULUM - 2007

FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME

Branch : M.E. (STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING)

SEMESTER - I (FULL- TIME

 

THEORY

07ST101 Applied Mathematics 3 1 0 100

07ST102 Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity 3 1 0 100

07ST103 Structural Dynamics 3 0 0 100

07ST104 Experimental Methods and Model Analysis 3 0 0 100

07STEXX Elective - I 3 0 0 100

07STEXX Elective - II 3 0 0 100

PRACTICALS

07ST105 Structural Engineering Laboratory 0 0 3 100

 

SEMESTER - II (FULL- TIME)

THEORY

07ST201 Advanced Structural Analysis and FEM

Techniques 3 1 0 100

07ST202 Concrete Structures 3 1 0 100

07ST203 Steel Structures 3 1 0 100

07ST204 Design of Substructures 3 1 0 100

07STEXX Elective - III 3 0 0 100

07STEXX Elective - IV 3 0 0 100

 

LIST OF ELECTIVES07STE01 Advanced Concrete Technology 3 0 0 100

07STE02 Advanced Construction Technology 3 0 0 100

07STE03 Aseismic Design of Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE04 CADD for Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE05 Design of Bridges 3 0 0 100

07STE06 Design of Shell and Spatial Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE07 Design of Steel Concrete Composite

Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE08 Design of Structures for Dynamic Loads 3 0 0 100

07STE09 Design of Tall Buildings 3 0 0 100

07STE10 Disaster Resistant Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE11 Environmental Engineering Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE12 Industrial Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE13 Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE14 Optimization in Structural Design 3 0 0 100

07STE15 Prefabricated Structures 3 0 0 100

07STE16 Prestressed Concrete 3 0 0 100

07STE17 Soil Structure Interaction 3 0 0 100

07STE18 Stability of Structures 3 0 0 100

 

07ST101 APPLIED MATHEMATICS

UNIT - I TRANSFORM METHODS
(12)

Laplace and inverse transforms - integral transforms - transform methods for

boundary value problems - initial value problems - applications in one and two

dimensions.

UNIT - II CALCULUS OF VARIATIONS (12)

Variations -one and multi-dimensional - Euler equation - functionals - differential

and integral variations - Ritz and Kantarovich methods - weighted residuals -

Discrete approximations - finite difference, finite element and boundary elements.

UNIT - III PROBABILITY AND RANDOM THEORY (12)

Probability and random variables and functions - moments in one and two

dimensions - first order and second order methods - correlation and regression

Multi dimensions- applications.

UNIT - IV ESTIMATION THEORY (12)

Principles of least squares - multiple and partial correlations - parameter estimation -

likelihood estimates - method of moments

UNIT - V SOFT COMPUTING METHODS (12)

Deterministic and fuzzy variables- likelihood functions - fuzzy relations - neural nets

- algorithms in neural nets - evolutionary approaches - genetic algorithms
.

 

Reference Books

1 Jain, R.K., Iyengar, SRK. Advanced Engineering Mathematics, Narosa

Publications, 2003.

2 Andrews, L.C. and Srivamoggi, B.K., Integral Transform for Engineers, Prentice

Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2003

3 A.S. Gupta - Calculus of Variations with Applications, Prentice Hall of India Pvt.

Ltd., 1997

4 J.N. Kapan & H.C. Sexana - Mathematical Statistics, S. Chand & Co., 2003

5 R. Beale, C.T. Jacson, Neural Computing - An Introduction, Adam Hilger, 1990

6 Melanie Mitchell, An Introduction to Genetic Algorithms, PHI, 1990

7 Simon Haykin, Neural Networks: A Comprehensive Foundation, 2
nd Edition,

Prentice Hall / Pearson Education, 1999.

8 Valluru Rao, Hayagriva Rao, C++ Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic, MIS

Press, 1994.

 

07ST102 THEORY OF ELASTICITY AND PLASTICITY L T P M 3 1 0 100

UNIT - I ELASTICITY
(12)

Analysis of stress and strain, stress-strain relationship.-Generalized Hook's law.-

Plane stress and Plane strain problems.

UNIT - II ELASTICITY SOLUTION (12)

Two dimensional problems in Cartesian and Polar co-ordinates for simple

problems.- Airy's stress function - Bi harmonic equation - Saint Venant's principle -

Thick cylinder - bending of Curved Bars

UNIT - III TORSION OF NON CIRCULAR SECTION (12)

Methods of analysis- Membrane analogy-Torsion of thin rectangular section and

hollow thin walled sections.

UNIT - IV ENERGY METHODS (12)

Principle of Virtual Work-Energy theorem - Rayleigh Ritz method- deflection of beams

problems - Finite difference method

UNIT - V PLASTICITY (12)

Physical assumption-Mechanical models-Kelvin and Maxwell model- Viscous

elasticity-Friction and Coulomb models-Series, Parallel and Hybrid models-

Applications- Criterion of Yielding, Yield surface, Flow rule.-Elastic-Plastic problems

in bending-Torsion and Thick cylinders - Introduction to Fracture Mechanics.

Lecture 45 Tutorial15 Total 60

Reference Books

1 Timoshenko.S and Goodier.J.N.," Theory of Elasticity", Mc Graw Hill Book Co.,

Newyork, 1988

2 Sadhu sing.," Theory of Elasticity", Khanna Publishers,New Delhi.1988

3 Sadhu sing.," Theory of Plasticity", Khanna Publishers,New Delhi.1988

4 Prasant kumar., "Elements of Fracture Mechanics", A.H.Wheeler & Co,

New Delhi 1989

5 Popov.E.,"Mechanics of Materials", Prentice Hall reprinted Pearson education,

2003.

5

07ST103 STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I PRINCIPLES OF DYNAMICS
(9)

Formulation of Equations of Motion by different methods-Problems on Formulation of

Equation of motion-Single degree of freedom systems-Free and Forced response-

Effect of Damping-Simple Problems on beams and frames.

UNIT - II MULTI DEGREE OF FREEDOM SYSTEM (9)

Formulation of Structure, property matrices-Eigen value problems-methods-

Dunkerly's method-Holzer method- Stodola method-Rayleigh's method- Rayleigh-

Ritz method-Mode shapes-orthonormality of modes.

UNIT - III DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF MULTI DEGREE OF FREEDOM SYSTEMS (9)

Mode superposition Techniques-Problems on two degree of freedom for building

frames-Numerical Integration Techniques-New marks method-Linear Acceleration

method-Problems-Numerical Evaluation of Duhamel's Integral.

UNIT - IV CONTINUOUS SYSTEMS (9)

Modelling- Free and forced vibrations of bars- Flexural vibration of simple beams-

Modes and frequencies-Orthogonality properties of normal modes of continuous

systems.

UNIT - V DESIGN OF STRUCTURES SUBJECTED TO DYNAMIC LOADS (9)

Idelisation of multi-storeyed frames for dynamic analysis-Machine foundationsanalysis

for blast loading-Erthquake response-elastic rebound theory-deterministic

analysis of earthquake response-lumped SDOF system-Design of earthquake

response-Design of earthquake resistant structures-IS code provisions.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Clough R.W. and Penzien J., Dynamics of Structures, McGraw Hill,1975.

2 Paz Mario,Structural Dynamics,Academic Press,1985.

3 Roy R.Craig,Jr.,Strutural Dynamics-An Introduction to Computer Methods, John

Wiley and Sons,1981.

4 Anil Chopra, Dynamics of Structures, Prentice Hall of India, EEE Edition.

6

07ST104 EXPERIMENTAL METHODS AND MODEL ANALYSIS L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I
(9)

Basic Concept in Measurements, Measurement of displacement, strain pressure,

force, torque etc, Type of strain gauges (Mechanical, Electrical resistance,

Acoustical etc. )

UNIT - II (9)

Strain gauge circuits - The potentiometer and Wheatstone bridge - Use of lead

wires switches etc. Use of electrical resistance strain gauges in transducer

applications

UNIT - III (9)

Indicating and recording devices - Static and dynamic data recording -Data (Digital

and Analogue) acquisition and processing systems. Strain analysis methods -

Rosette analysis. Static and dynamic testing techniques. Equipment for loading-

Moire's techniques

UNIT - IV (9)

Non destructive testing techniques. Photoelasticity - optics of photoelasticity -

Polariscope - Isoclinics and Isochromatics - methods of stress separation

UNIT - V (9)

Laws of similitude - model materials - model testing - testing large scale structures -

holographic techniques

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Rangan C S et al., Instrumentation - Devices and Systems, Tata McGraw-Hill

Publishing Co., Ltd., New Delhi, 1983

2 Sadhu Singh, Experimental Stress Analysis, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi,

1996

3 Dally J W and Riley W.F, Experimental stress Analysis, McGraw-Hill, Inc. New

York, 1991

4 Srinath L S et al, Experimental Stress Analysis, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing

Co., Ltd., New Delhi, 1984

7

PRACTICALS

07ST105 STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY L T P M

0 0 3 100

LIST OF EXPERIMENTS

1 Properties of concrete making materials

2 Concrete Mix Design by IS method and ACI method

3 Properties of fresh concrete -workability tests on concrete -slump, compaction

factor & Vee-Bee consistometer test

4 Properties of hardened concrete-under compression, and bending - stress vs

strain behaviour -modulus of elasticity

5 Strain gauges - Principles and applications, mechanical, optical and electrical

strain gauges, Strain recording instruments.

6 Beahaviour of structural elements (beams /slabs) in flexure ,shear.

7 Non destructive tests on concrete -Rebound Hammer and Ultrasonic Pulse

Velocity Concrete Test

8 Study of load cell and its design

9 Strain Recording instruments

10 Vibration measurement

Total 45

Reference Books.

1 Dally J W, and Riley W F, "Experimental Stress Analysis", McGraw-Hill, Inc.

New York, 1991.

2 M.S Shetty, "Concrete Technology Theory and Practice", S. Chand & Company

Ltd., 2001

3 Dr. Sadhu Singh, " Experimental Stress Analysis", Khanna Publications, New

Delhi, 2000

4 L.S Srinath, M.R Raghavan, K. Lingaish, G. Gargesha, B. Paint, K.

Ramachandra, Experimental Stress Analysis:, Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing

Company Ltd, New Delhi, 1984

5 IS 10262-guidelines for proportioning of concrete mixes

6 Santhakumar A.R "Concrete Technology, Oxford Higher Education ,New

Delhi,2007

8

SEMESTER - II

07ST201 ADVANCED STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND F E M TECHNIQUES.

3 1 0 100

1. MODELLING 12

Engineering design cycle - modeling types - dimensional and analytical models -

numerical and design models - computer-based modeling- examples

2. MATRIX METHODS 12

Force and displacement methods - relation with energy - stiffness and flexibility

solution of equations - beam, truss and frame applications

3. FINITE ELEMENT METHOD 12

Element formulation-triangular and rectangular elements-three dimensional

elements. Isoparametric formulation-axisymmetric element- Numerical integeration-

Applications in solid mechanics.

4. LINEAR ANALYSIS 12

Performance of structural systems - load-deflection - moment-rotation - linearity

Discretisation by finite elements - assembly and solution - applications using

Software- pre and post processor interpretations

5. NON-LINEAR ANALYSIS 12

Definition - geometric and material nonlinearity - strain displacement - stress- strain

- finite element format - software usage for large deflection - software for inelastic

behaviour.

Lecture : 45, Tutorial : 15 , TOTAL = 60

REFERENCE BOOKS

1. Rao, S.S., Applied Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers, Pearson

Higher Education, 2001.

2. Rao, S.S., The Finite Element Method in Engineering, Pergamon Press, 1999.

3. Bathe, K.J., Finite Element Procedures in Engineering Analysis, Prentice Hall,

1995.

4. Moaveni, S., Finite Element Analysis - Theory and Application, Prentice Hall,

1999.

5. P.Seshu, Finite Element Analysis, Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi,

2004.

9

07ST202 CONCRETE STRUCTURES 3 1 0 100

1. OVERALL REVIEW: 12

Design for Limit state of collapse- Design for limit state of serviceability-

Calculation of deflection and crack width.-Design of beams for combined

effect of shear, bending moment and torsion.-Analysis and design of beams

curved in plan and spandrel beams.

2. DESIGN OF SPECIAL RC ELEMENTS: 12

Design of slender columns-Design of RC walls- Shear walls-Classification and

Design principles.-Design of rectangular and flanged Shear walls- Design of

Corbels- Design of Deep beams

3. DESIGN OF FLAT SLAB AND GRID FLOORS : 12

Yield line theory of slabs - Hillerberg's method of design of slab - Design of

flat

Slab Equivalent frame method of design - Approximate analysis and Design of

grid floors.

4. INELASTIC BEHAVIOUR OF RC BEAMS: 12

Inelastic behaviour of concrete beams - Moment Rotation curves - Moment

redistribution - Baker's method of analysis and design - Design of cast in situ

joints in frame.

5. DETAILING REQUIREMENTS: 12

Design and detailing of structural members using seismic design -

Reinforcement detailing of structural members as pr SP:34 & IS:5525 - Earth

quake Resistant Design - Detailing requirements for Ductility as per IS:13920

- Fire resistance of buildings.

Lecture : 45, Tutorial : 15 , TOTAL = 60

Reference Books :

1. Varghese, P.C. " Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design" Prentice Hall of

India,2002

2. KrishnaRaju .N. "Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design", CBS Publishers

and Distributors ,1986.

3. Purushothaman .P. " Reinforced Concrete Structural Elements": Behaviour

Analysis and Design, Tata Mcgraw Hill ,1986.

4. Park..R and Pauly.T. "Reinforced Concrete Structures", John wiley &

Sons,1975.

10

07ST203 STEEL STRUCTURES

3 1 0 100

1. ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF INDUSRIAL BUILDINGS 12

Review of loads on structures - Analysis and design of Industrial buildings and

Bents- Sway and non sway frames -Design of purlins , louver Rails ,gable

column and Gable wind girder - Analysis and Design of gable frame.

2. BEHAVIOUR AND DESIGN OF CONNECTIONS 12

Connection Behaviour - Design Requirements of Bolted and welded

Connection - Un stiffened and stiffened Seat connection - Framed connection

- Moment resistant connection - Tee Stub and End plate connections -

Column Stiffeners and other reinforcements -Principles of Semi rigid

connections

3. ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF COLD FORMED STEEL STRUCTURES 12

Types of cross sections - Concept of local buckling and effective width -

Design of compression and tension members - Concept of lateral buckling-

Design of beams-Combined stresses and connections - Empirical design of Z -

Purlins with lips and wall studs.

4. ANA LYSIS AND DESIGN OF SPECIAL STRUCTURES 12

Analysis of tubular trusses-forces in the members-Design of self supporting

chimney and guyed steel stacks- Stresses due to wind and Earth quake forces

- Design of foundation - Gust factor method.

5. ADVANCED DESIGN PHILOSOPHIES 12

Concept of plastic design - probabilistic basis of load and resistant factor -

Limit states design - Ultimate and Serviceability Limit States - Limit state design

of Axially loaded member - Design of beams

Lecture : 45, Tutorial : 15 , TOTAL = 60

Reference books

1. P.Daya ratnam, "Design of steel structures" S.Chand and co, New Delhi.

2. S.Ramachandra "Design of steel structures" Standard publications, New

Delhi.

3. Teaching resourse for structural steel design, INSDAG, Kolkatta.

4. Salmon .C.G and Johnson .J.E "steel structures - Design and Behaviour,

Harper and Row, 1980.

5. William .T. Segui " LRFD Steel design" PWS Publishing

11

07ST204 DESIGN OF SUBSTRUCTURES

3 1 0 100

1. SUB SURFACE EXPLORATION 9

Purpose - Programme and Procedures - Interpretation of bore logs, soil data and

exploration reports.

2. SHALLOW FOUNDATIONS 13

Types of foundations and their specific applications - depth of foundation - bearing

capacity and settlement estimates - structural design of isolated footings, strip,

rectangular and trapezoidal combined footings - strap- raft foundation -

Approximate flexible method of raft design.

3. DEEP FOUNDATIONS 9

Types of Piles and their applications - Load capacity - Settlements - Group action -

Design of piles and pile caps.

4. FOUNDATIONS FOR OTHER MISCELLANEOUS STRUCTURES 13

Caissons and Well foundations - Foundations for towers -Braced cuts-Coffer dams..

5. MACHINE FOUNDATIONS 16

Types - General requirements and design criteria - General analysis of machinefoundations-

soil system - Stiffness and damping parameters - Tests for design

parameters - Guide lines for design of reciprocating engines, impact type machines,

rotary type machines, framed foundations.

Lecture : 45, Tutorial : 15 , TOTAL = 60

REFERENCE BOOKS:

1. Thomlinson, M.J. and Boorman. R. "Foundation Design and Construction",

ELBS Longman VI edition, 1995.

2. Nayak, N.V., "Foundation Design manual for Practicing Engineers", Dhanpat

Rai and Sons, 1982.

3. Winterkorn H.F., and Fang H.Y., "Foundation Engineering Hand Book - Van

Nostrard - Reinhold - 1976.

4. Brain J Bell and M.J. Smith "Reinforced Concrete Foundations" George Godwin

Ltd.

5. Braja M. Das "Principles of Foundations Engineering" Thomson Asia (P) Ltd.

6. Bowels J. E "Foundation Analysis and Design" McGraw-Hill International Book

Co.

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LIST OF ELECTIVES

07STE01 ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I INTRODUCTION
(8)

Concrete: Past, Present and Future- Constituent Materials --Strength of Concrete-

Dimensional Stability of Concrete- Chemical and Mineral Admixtures-Properties of

Fresh and hardened Concrete - Principles of Concrete Mix Design-Methods of

Concrete mix design.

UNIT - II SPECIAL CONCRETES (9)

Lightweight and Heavy Weight Concrete-High Strength Concrete-High Performance

Concrete-Polymers in Concrete-Steel fiber Reinforced Concrete-Ferrocement

Concrete-Vaccum Concrete-Shotcrete-Ready Mixed Concrete-SIFCON.

UNIT - III DURABILITY OF CONCRETE (8)

Permeability-chemical attack-sulphate attack-Quality of water-marine conditions-

Thermal properties of concrete-fire resistance-methods of making durable concrete -

Mass Concrete-Formwork-Structural Concrete Block Masonry -Quality Control of

Concrete Construction.

UNIT - IV FORMWORK AND QUALITY CONTROL (8)

Formwork Materials and Systems-Specifications-Design-Recommendations of IS 456-

2000 on Quality- Statistical Parameters and Variability-Errors in Concrete

Constructions-Quality Management.

UNIT - V CONCRETING UNDER SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES (12)

Underground Construction-Concreting in Marine Environment-Under eater

Construction-Hot weather and Cold weather concreting.

Tests on Concrete : Evaluation of Strength of existing structures-investigation

Techniques-Tests on Hardened Concrete-Non Destructive Testing-Semi destructive

testing techniques-Tests on fresh Concrete-Load Test on Structural Components.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Neville, A.M., Properties of Concrete, Pitman Publishing Limited, London.

2 Shetty M.S.,Concrete Technology,S.Chand and Company Ltd,.New Delhi,2003.

3 Gambir,M.L. "Concrete Technology", Tata McGraw Hill, Publishing Co,Ltd,New

Delhi,2004.

4 Krishnaraju.N, "Design of Concrete mixes", Sehgal Educational Consultants

Pvt.Ltd.,Faridabad.

5 IS:456-2000,Indian Standards Code of Practice for Palain and Reinforced

Concrete

6 IS: 10262, "Recommended Guidelines for Concrete Mix Design",1982.

7 Santhakumar,A.R., Concrete Technology, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.

13

07STE02 ADVANCED CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I
(9)

Modern Construction Methods: Open Excavation, Shafts and Tunnels- Preparation of

foundation, Cofferdams, Caisson, Piled Foundation, Prestressed Concrete

Construction, Pre-cast Concrete Construction.

UNIT - II (9)

Construction Methods for: Bridges, Roads, Railways, Dams, Harbour, River Works

Pipelines

UNIT - III (9)

Construction Equipment used for Earth Moving, Excavating, Drilling, Blasting,

Tunneling and hoisting

UNIT - IV (9)

Construction Equipment used for Conveying, Hoisting, Dredging, Dewatering

Systems, Paving and concreting Plant

UNIT - V (9)

Principles and Practices of Temporary structures, Shoring, and Strutting,

Underpinning, Principles and Design of Formwork, Scaffolding, Operation and

maintenance of construction equipments

Total 45

Reference Books

1

Peurifoyu , R. L., , Ledbette, W.B., Construction Planning , Equipment and

Methods, Mc Graw Hill Co., 1985

2 Antill J.M., PWD, Civil Engineering Construction, Mc Graw Hill Book Co., 1982

3

Varma, M Construction Equipment and its Planning & Applications, Metropoltian

Book Co., 1979

4 Nunnaly, S.W., Construction Methods and Management , Prentice - Hall, 1987

5 Ataev, S.S., Construction Technology, MIR , Pub. 1985

6

Ratay , R.T., Handbook of Temporary Structures in Construction Mc Graw Hill

Book Co., 1984

7

Koerner. R.M., Construction & Geotechnical Methods in Foundation Engg, Mc

Graw Hill Book Co., 1984

8

Smith ., R.C., Andres, CK., Principles & Practice of Heavy Construction ,

Prentice Hall , 1986

14

L T P M

07STE03 ASEISMIC DESIGN OF STRUCTURES

3 0 0 100

UNIT - I
(9)

Elements of Engineering Seismology, Characteristics of Earthquakes, History,

Seismic Susceptibility of Indian Subcontinent, Performance of structures during past

earthquakes, Lessons learnt from past earthquakes.

UNIT - II (9)

Theory of vibrations ,Building Systems , Rigid Frames, Braced Frames, Shear Walls,

Behaviour of RC, Steel and Prestressed concrete elements under cyclic loading ,Soil

performance-liquefaction of soils and prevention methods

UNIT - III (12)

Concept of Earthquake Resistant Design, Response Spectrum ,Design Spectrum

Provisions of Seismic Code IS 1893 (Part I) - 2002 ,Structural Configuration , 3 D

computer analysis of building (Theory) ,Design and Detailing of Frames, Shear Walls

and Framed Walls ,Provisions of IS-13920.

UNIT - IV (8)

Design of Non Engineered construction ,strengthening of buildings, Design

Provisions for Bridges and Dams.

UNIT - V (7)

Modern Concepts -Base Isolation, Adoptive systems and Case studies.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Course Notes "Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings", IIT Kanpur, June,

1999 (NPEEE publication).

2 Minoru Wakabayashi, "Design of Earthquake Resistant Buildings", McGraw -

Hill Book Company, New York, 1986

3 Anil K Chopra, "Dynamics of structures - Theory and applications to Earthquake Engineering", Prentice Hall Inc., 2001.

4 Norman B Green, "Earthquake Resistant Building Design and Construction",

Elsevier Science Publishing Co. Inc., New York, 1987

5 Clough R.W. and Penzien J., 'Dynamics of Structures', McGraw-Hill, 2nd edition,

1992

6 Newmark N.M. and Rosenblueth E., 'Fundamentals of Earthquake Engg.',

Prentice Hall, 1971.

7 Wiegel R.L., 'Earthquake Engg.', Prentice Hall, 1970.

8 Blume J.A., Newmark N.M., Corning L.H., 'Design of Multi-storied Buildings for

Earthquake ground motions', Portland Cement Association, Chicago, 1961.

I.S. Codes No. 1893, 4326, 13920 etc.

15

07STE04 CAAD FOR STRUCTURES L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I COMPUTER GRAPHICS
(9)

Graphic primitives - Transformations - Basics of 2-D drafting - Modeling of curves and

surfaces - Solid modeling - Graphic standards - Drafting software packages and

usage.

UNIT - II STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS (9)

Computer methods of structural analysis - Finite Element programming - Analysis

through application packages.

UNIT - III STRUCTURAL DESIGN (9)

Computer aided design of steel and RC Structural elements - Detailed drawing - Bill

of materials.

UNIT - IV OPTIMIZATION (9)

Linear programming - Simplex algorithm - Post-optimality analysis - Project

scheduling - CPM and PERT applications Genetic algorithm and applications.

UNIT - V ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (9)

Introduction - Heuristic search - knowledge based expert systems - Architecture and

applications of KBES - Expert system shells - Principles of neural network.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 C.S. Krishnamoorthy and S.Rajeev, Computer Aided Design, Narosa Publishing

House, New Delhi, 1991.

2 H.B. Harrison, Structural Analysis and Design Vol. I & II, Pergamon Press, 1991

E.Hinton and D.R.J.Owen, Finite Element Programming, Academic Press 1977.

3 Billy E.Gillet, Introduction to Operations Research, A computer oriented

algorithmic approach, Tata McGraw-Hill 1982.

4 Richard Forsyth (Ed.), Expert System Principles and Case studies - Chapman &

Hall.

16

07STE05 DESIGN OF BRIDGES L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I INTRODUCTION
(9)

Classification, detailed investigations, choice of type, I.R.C.specifications for road

bridges, standard live loads, other forces acting on bridges, general design

considerations.Design of solid slab bridges

UNIT - II R.C. GIRDER BRIDGES (9)

Load distribution theories, Design of Tee beam and Slab bridges using Pigeauds

Method, Courbon's theory- Balanced cantilever bridges-design of articulation

UNIT - III LONG SPAN GIRDER BRIDGES, PLATE GRIDER BRIDGES (9)

Box girder bridges -Design principles of Continuous Bridges- Design of Plate Girder

Railway bridges.

UNIT - IV DESIGN OF PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BRIDGES (9)

Prestressed Concrete Bridges- types - Preliminary Dimensions- Design of

Prestressed concrete slab bridge deck- Design of Post Tensioned T beam bridge.

UNIT - V BEARINGS, SUBSTRUCTURES AND FOOTINGS FOR

BRIDGES
(9)

Design of Bridge bearing-Types of Bridge substructures-Design of Piers and

Abutments , Bridge Foundations- Design of Well and Pile Foundation.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Krishnaraju, N., "Design of Bridges", Oxford and IBH Publishing Co., Bombay,

Calcutta, New Delhi, 1988.

2 Jagadeesh .T.R, Jayaram. M.A , " Design of Bridge Structures " Prentice - Hall

India , New Delhi , 2004.

3 Raina V.K. "Concrete Bridge Practice", Tata McGraw-Hill Publishing Company,

New Delhi, 1991.

4 Bakht, B. and Jaegar, L.G., "Bridge Analysis Simplified", McGraw-Hill, 1985.

5 Ponnuswamy, S., "Bridge Engineering", Tata McGraw-Hill, 1989

6 Derrick Beckett, "An introduction to Structural Design of Concrete Bridges",

Surrey University Press, Henley Thomes, Oxford Shire, 1973

7 Taylor, F.W., Thomson, S.E., and Smulski E., "Reinforced Concrete Bridges",

John Wiley and Sons, New York, 1955.

8 RC 5-1970: Standard Specification and code of practice for road bridges,

Section I General, Features of Design, 1975.

9 IRC 6-1966: Standard Specification and code of practice for road bridges,

Section II General, Load and Stresses, 1974.

10 IRC 21-1987: Standard Specification and code of practice for road bridges,

Section III Cement Concrete (Plain and Reinforced) 1996.

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07STE06 DESIGN OF SHELL AND SPATIAL STRUCTURES L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I MEMBRANE THRORY OF SHELLS
(10)

Classification of shells - Types of shells - Structural action - Membrane theory - Shells

of revolution and shells of translation - Examples - Limitations of membrane theory.

UNIT - II DESIGN OF FOLDED PLATES (10)

Folded Plate structures - structural behaviour - Types - Design by ACI - ASCE Task

Committee method.

UNIT - III SPACE FRAME - DESIGN PHILOSOPHY (5)

Space frames - configuration - types of nodes - general principles of design

Philosophy - Behaviour

UNIT - IV ANALYSIS OF SPACE FRAMES (10)

Analysis of space frames - Formex Algebra, FORMIAN - Detailed design of Space

frames

UNIT - V OPTIMASATION (10)

Optimization by structural theorems - Maxwell, Mirchell and Heyman's Theorems for

trusses and frames - Fully stressed design with deflection constraints - Genetic

Algorithm.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Wilhelm Flügge, Stresses in shells, Springer - Verlag

2 Timoshenko, S. Theory of Plates and Shells, McGraw Hill, 1990

3 Ramasamy, G.S., Design and Construction of Concrete Shells Roofs, CBS

Publishers, 1986.

4 Dr.N.Subramanian," Principles of Space Structures", Wheeler Publishing Co.

1999,

5 Proceedings of International Conference on Space Structures, Anna University,

November 1997.

6 Uri Krish, Optimum Structural Design, McGraw Hill Book Co. 1981

18

07STE07 DESIGN OF STEEL CONCRETE COMPOSITE STRUCTURES

L T P M

3 0 0 100

UNIT - I INTRODUCTION
(9)

Introduction to Steel - Concrete Composite Construction - Theory of composite

structures - Introduction to steel -Concrete - Steel Sandwich Construction

UNIT - II DESIGN OF COMPOSITE MEMBERS (9)

Behaviour of composite beams - Columns - Design of composite beams - Steel -

Concrete composite columns -Design of composite trusses.

UNIT - III DESIGN OF CONNECTIONS (9)

Types of Connections - Design of connections in the Composite Structures - Shear

connections - Design of connections in Composite Trusses.

UNIT - IV COMPOSITE BOX GRIDER BRIDGERS (9)

Introduction - Behaviour of Box Girder Bridges - Design concepts.

UNIT - V GENERAL (9)

Case studies on Steel - Concrete Composite Construction in buildings - Seismic

behaviour of composite structures.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Johnson R.P., Composite structures of steel and concrete, Blackwell Scientific

Publications(Second Edition), UK, 1994

2 Owens, G.W. and Knowels.P. Steel Designers manual (Fifth edition), Steel

Concrete Institute (UK), Oxford Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1992

3 Workshop on Steel Concrete Composite Structures, conducted at Anna

University, 2000.

19

07STE08 DESIGN OF STRUCTURES FOR DYNAMIC LOADS L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I INTRODUCTION
(10)

Factors affecting design against dynamic loads - Behaviour of concrete, steel,

masonry and soil under impact and cyclic loads - Recap of Structural dynamics with

reference to SDOF, MDOF and continuum systems - Ductility and its importance

UNIT - II DESIGN AGAINST EARTHQUAKES (10)

Earthquake characterisation - Response spectra - seismic coeffcient and response

spectra methods of estimating loads - Response of framed, braced frames and shear

wall buildings - Design as per BIS codes of practice - Ductility based design

UNIT - III DESIGN AGAINST BLAST AND IMPACT (10)

Displacement method for three dimensional Structure - Coordinate transformations -

Analysis of space trusses and space frames

UNIT - IV DESIGN AGAINST WIND (10)

Characteristics of wind - Basic and Design wind speeds - Effect of permeability of the

structure - pressure coefficient - Aero elastic and Aerodynamic effects - Design as

per BIS code of practice including Gust Factor approach - tall buildings, stacks and

chimneys.

UNIT - V SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS (5)

Energy absorption capacity - Ductility of the material and the structure - Detailing for

ductility - Passive and active control of vibrations - New and favourable materials

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Bela Goschy, "Design of Building to withstand abnormal loading ", Butterworths,

1990.

2 Paulay, .T. and Priestly, .M.N.J., "A seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete and

Masonry building ",John Wiley and Sons, 1991.

3 Dowling, .C.H., "Blast vibration - Monitoring and control ", Prentice Hall Inc.,

Englewood Cliffs, 1985.

4 Kolousek, .V. et al., "Wind effects on Civil Engineering Structures ", Elsevier,

1984.

5 Concrete Structures under Impact and Impulsive Loading, Synthesis Report

CEB,Lousanne, Germany, 1988.

20

07STE09 DESIGN OF TALL BUILDINGS L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I DESIGN CRITERIA
(6)

Design Philosophy, Materials - Modern concepts - High Performance Concrete, Fibre

Reinforced Concrete, Light weight concrete, Self Compacting Concrete.

UNIT - II LOADING (8)

Gravity Loading - Dead load, Live load, Impact load, Construction load, Sequential

loading. Wind Loading - Static and Dynamic Approach, Analytical method, Wind

Tunnel Experimental methods. Earthquake Loading - Equivalent lateral Load

analysis, Response Spectrum Method, Combination of Loads,

UNIT - III BEHAVIOUR OF STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS (9)

Factors affecting the growth, height and structural form, Behaviour of Braced frames,

Rigid Frames, In filled frames, Shear walls, Coupled Shear walls, Wall - Frames,

Tubular, Outrigger braced, Hybrid systems.

UNIT - IV ANALYSIS AND DESIGN (13)

Modeling for approximate analysis, Accurate analysis and reduction techniques,

Analysis of structures as an integral unit, Analysis for member forces, drift and twist.

Computerized 3D analysis. Design for differential movement, Creep and Shrinkage

effects, Temperature Effects and Fire Resistance.

UNIT - V STABILITY ANALYSIS (9)

Overall buckling analysis of frames, wall - frames, Approximate methods, Second

order effect of gravity loading, P - Delta Effects, Simultaneous first order and P-Delta

analysis, Translational instability, Torsional Instability, Out of plumb effects, Effect of

stiffness of members and foundation rotation in stability of structures.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Bryan Stafford Smith and Alex Coull, "Tall Building Structures", Analysis and

Design, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1991.

2 Taranath B.S, "Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings", McGraw-Hill,

1988.

3 COULL, A. and SMITH, STAFFORD, B. "Tall Buildings", Pergamon Press,

London, 1997.LinT.Y. and Burry D.Stotes, "Structural Concepts and Systems for

Architects and Engineers", John Wiley, 1994.

4 Lynn S.Beedle, Advances in Tall Buildings, CBS Publishers and Distributors,

Delhi, 1996.

21

07STE10 DISASTER RESISTANT STRUCTURES L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I BEHAVIOUR OF LIFE-LINE STRUCTURES
(9)

Philosophy for design to resist earthquake, cyclone and flood, tsunami ,National and

International codes of practice ,By-Law of urban and semi-urban areas - Traditional

and modern structures.

UNIT - II COMMUNITY STRUCTURES (9)

Response of dams, bridges, buildings ,Strengthening measures , Safety analysis

and rating - Reliability assessment

UNIT - III REHABILITATION AND RETROFITTING (9)

Testing and evaluation - Classification of structures for safety point of view - methods

of strengthening for different disasters - qualification test.

UNIT - IV DETAILING OF STRUCTURES AND COMPONENTS (9)

Use of morden materials and their impact on disaster reduction, Use of modern

analysis, design and construction techniques optimisation for performance.

UNIT - V DAMAGE ASSESSMENT OF STRUCTURES (9)

Damage surveys - Maintenance and modifications to improve hazard resistance -

Different types of foundation and its impact on safety - Ground improvement

techniques.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 V.Moskvin, et.all Concrete and Reinforced Concrete - Deterioration and

Protection Mir Publishers - Moscow 1980.

2 R.T.Allen and S.C.Edwards Repair of Concrete Structures, Blakie and Sons,

U.K 1987.

3 Proceedings IABSE 14th Congress "Civilisation through Civil Engineering" New

Delhi, May 1992.

4 Raiker R.N.Learning from failures Deficiencies in Design, Construction and

Service,R & D Center (SDCPL) Raiker Bhavan, Bombay, 1987.

5 Santhakumar A .R "Concrete Technology, Oxford Higher Education , New

Delhi,2007

22

07STE11 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING STRUCTURES L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I DESIGN OF PIPES
(9)

Structural design of a)Concrete b) prestressed concrete c)steel and d)cast iron piping

mains, sewage tanks design- anchorage for pipes- massive outfalls-structural design

and laying hydrodynamic considerations. Advance in the manufacture of pipes

UNIT - II ANALYSIS AND DESIGN OF WATER TANKS (15)

Analysis of a concrete roofing systems a)Cylindrical b)Spherical and c)conical

shapes using membrane theory and design of various types of folded plates for

roofing with concrete. IS Codes for the design of water retaining structures.

Design of circular, rectangular, spherical and intze type of tanks using concrete.

(excluding staging; underground overhead tank) Design of prestressed concrete

cylindrical tanks - Economic analysis.

UNIT - III DESIGN OF SPECIAL PURPOSE STRUCTURES (12)

Under ground reservoirs and swimming pools, intake towers, Structural design

including foundation for water retaining structures such as settling tanks ,

clarifloculators, aeration tanks etc., - effect of earth pressure and uplift

considerations- selection of materials for construction

UNIT - IV REPAIR AND REHABILITATION OF STRUCTURES (9)

Diagnosing the cause and damage, identification of different types of structural and

non-structural cracks- repair and rehabilitation methods for masonry, concrete and

steel structures. Exposure on steel, lattice structures used in water and sewage

works

Total 45

Reference Books

1 "REINFORCED concrete". P.Dayarathnam, oxford & IBH publications

2 "Prestressed Concrete", Krishna Raju, Tata MCGeaw Hill Publishing Co., 2nd

Edition

3 Hulse, R., Mosley, W.H., Reinforced Concrete Design by computer.

4 Ramaswamy, G.S., "Design and construction of concrete Shell Roofs" CBS

Publishers, India, 1986.

5 Green, J.K., and Perkins, P.H., "Concrete Liquid Retaining Structures", Applied

Science Publishers, 1981.

23

07STE12 INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURES L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I PLANNING AND FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
(12)

Classification of Industries and Industrial structures -planning for lay out

Requirements regarding Lighting, Ventilation and Fire safety- Protection against

noise and vibration- guide lines from factories Act.

UNIT - II INDUSTRIAL, BUILDING (12)

Roofs for Industrial Buildings- Steel and RC- folded plates and shell roofs- Gantry

Girders- Design of Corbels and Nibs- Machine Foundations

UNIT - III POWER PLANT STRUCTURES (12)

Bunkers and Silos - Chimney and cooling Towers - Design of steel storage tanks-

Nuclear containment structures

UNIT - IV POWER TRANSMISSION STRUCTURES (9)

Cables- Transmission Line Towers - Substation structures- Tower Foundations -

Testing towers.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Procs. Of advanced course on Industrial Structures, Structural Engineering

Research Centre, 1982.

2 P.Srinivasulu and C.V. Vaidyanathan, Handbook of Machine Foundations. Tata

McGraw - Hill 1976.

3 S.N.Manohar. Tall chimneys - Design and Construction. Tata McGraw -Hill,

1985.

4 A.R.santhakumar and S.S.Murthy,Transmission Line structures, Tata MCGraw-

Hill 1992.

5 Dr. K.Rajagopalan -Storage Structures - Oxford IBH Publishing Company Ltd.

1989.

24

07STE13 MAINTENANCE AND REHABILITATION OF STRUCTURES

L T P M

3 0 0 100

UNIT - I INTRODUCTION
(9)

Quality assurance for concrete construction as built concrete properties strength,

permeability, thermal properties and cracking. Effects due to climate, temperature,

chemicals, wear and erosion, Design and construction errors.

UNIT - II DURABILITY OF STRUCTURES (9)

Corrosion mechanism - diagnosis- causes and effects - cover thickness and

cracking, measurements for corrosion - methods of corrosion protection, corrosion

inhibitors, corrosion resistant steels, coatings, cathodic protection.

UNIT - III MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR STRATEGIES (9)

Definitions: Maintenance, repair and rehabilitation, Facets of Maintenance

importance of Maintenance Preventive measures on various aspects Inspection,

Assessment procedure for evaluating a damaged structure causes of deterioration -

testing techniques.

UNIT - IV MATERIALS FOR REPAIR (9)

Special concretes and mortar, concrete chemicals, special elements for accelerated

strength gain, Expansive cement, polymer concrete, sulphur infiltrated concrete, ferro

cement, Fibre reinforced concrete. eliminators and polymers coating for rebars

during repair foamed concrete, mortar and dry pack, vacuum concrete.

UNIT - V TECHNIQUES FOR REPAIR AND REPAIR OF STRUCTURES (9)

Rust, Gunite and Shotcrete Epoxy injection, Mortar repair for cracks, shoring and

underpinning. Repairs to overcome low member strength, Deflection, Cracking,

Chemical disruption, weathering wear, fire, leakage, marine exposure Engineered

demolition techniques for Dilapilated structures - case studies

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Denison Campbell, Allen and Harold Roper, "Concrete Structures", Materials,

Maintenance and Repair, Longman Scientific and Technical UK, 1991

2 R.T.Allen and S.C.Edwards, "Repair of Concrete Structures", Blakie and

Sons, UK, 1987.

25

07STE14 OPTIMIZATION IN STRUCTURAL DESIGN L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I INTRODUCTION
(9)

Basic concepts of minimum weight, minimum cost design, objective function,

constraints, classical methods

UNIT - II OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES AND ALGORITHMS (9)

Linear programming, Integer Programming, Quadratic Programming. Dynamic

Programming and geometric Programming methods for optimal design of structural

elements.

UNIT - III COMPUTER SEARCH METHODS (9)

Linear Programming methods for plastic design of frames. Computer search for

univariate and multivariate Minimization

UNIT - IV OPTIMIZATION THEOREMS (9)

Optimization by structural theorems, MAXwell, Mitchell and Heyman's Theorems for

trusses and frames, fully stressed design with deflection constraints, optimality

criterion methods.

UNIT - V NON-TRADITIONAL OPTIMIZATION TECHNIQUES (9)

Methods land on national evolution - Genetic Algorithm - simulated annealing -

Truss problem - Hand simulation for simple problems.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Spunt, optimum Structural design, Civil Engineering and Mechanics Services,

Prentice -Hall , New Jersey 1971.

2 S.S.Rao, Optimization theory and Applications, wiley Eastern Limited, New

Delhi, 1977.

3 Uri Krisch, Optimum Structural design, McGraw-Hill Book Co.1981.

4 Richard Bronson, Operation Research, Schaum's Outline series, McGraw-Hill

book Co, Singapore, 1983.

26

07STE15 PREFABRICATED STRUCTURES L T P M

3 0 0 100

UNIT - I INTRODUCTION (3)

General Civil Engineering requirements, specific requirements for planning and I layout of

prefabricates plant. IS Code specifications.

UNIT - II DESIGN PRINCIPLES (6)

Modular co-ordination, standardization, Disuniting, of Prefabricates, production,

transportation, erection, stages f loading and codal provisions, safety factors, material

properties, Deflection control, Lateral load resistance, Location and types of shear walls

UNIT - III REINFORCED CONCRETE (6)

Prefabricated structures - Long wall and cross-wall large panel buildings, one way and two

way prefabricated slabs, Framed buildings with partial and curtain walls, single storey

industrial buildings with trusses and shells, Crane-gantry systems.

UNIT - IV FLOORS, STAIRS AND ROOFS (9)

Types of floor slabs, analysis and design example of cored and panel types and two-way

systems, staircase slab design, types of roof slabs and insulation requirements, Description of

joints, their behaviour and reinforcement requirements, Deflection control for short term and

long term loads, Ultimate strength calculations in shear and flexure.

UNIT - V WALLS (9)

Types of wall panels, Blocks and large panels, Curtain, Partition and load bearing walls, load

transfer from floor to wall panels, vertical loads, Eccentricity and stability of wall panels,

Design Curves, types of wall joints, their behaviour and design, Leak prevention, joint

sealants, sandwich wall panels, approximate design of shear walls.

UNIT - VI DESIGN OF INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS (6)

Components of single-storey industrial sheds with crane gantry systems, Design of R.C.

Roof Trusses, Roof Panels, Design of R.C. crane-gantry girders, corbels and columns, wind

bracing design.

UNIT - VII DESIGN OF SHELL ROOFS FOR INDUSTRIAL SHEDS (6)

Cylindrical, Folded plate and hyper-prefabricated shells, Erection and jointing, joint design,

hand book based design.

Reference Books Total 45

1 B.Lewicki, Building with Large Prefabricates, Elsevier Publishing Company, Amsterdam/

London/New York, 1966.

2 Koncz.T., Manual of Precast Concrete Construction, Vol.I II and III, Bauverlag, GMBH,

1971.

3 Structural Design Manual, Precast Concrete Connection Details, Society for the Studies

in the use of Precase Concrete, Netherland Betor Verlag, 1978.

4 Lasslo Mokk, Prefabricated Concrete for Industrial and Public Sectors, Akademiai Kiado,

Budapest, 1964.

5 Murashev.V., Sigalov.E., and Bailov.V., Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures,

MirPublishers, 1968.

6 CBRI, Building Materials and Components, 1990, India.

7 Gerostiza. C.Z., Hendrikson, C., Rehat D.R., Knowledge Based Process Planning for

Construction and Manufacturing, Academic Press, Inc., 1989.

8 Warszawski, A., Industrialization and Robotics in Building - A managerial approach,

Harper & Row,1990.

27

07STE16 PRESTRESSEED CONCRETE L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I
(8)

Principles of Prestressing-Types and Systems of prestressing-Need for High

Strength materials-Analysis-Load Balancing Concept-Methods-Losses-Deflection-

Camber-Cable Layouts -Behaviour under flexure-Codal Provisions(IS,British,ACI and

DIN),Ultimate Strength.

UNIT - II (8)

Design of flexural members-Design for shear, bond and torsion. Design of end

blocks-their importance- Design of Tension members-Application in the Design of

prestressed pipes and prestressed concrete cylindrical water tanks.

UNIT - III (8)

Design of Compression members with and with out flexure-its application in the

design piles-fiagmasts and similar structures.

UNIT - IV (8)

Composite beams-Analysis and design-ultimate strength-their application-Partial

prestressing-its advantages and applications.

UNIT - V (8)

Applications of Prestressing in Continuous beams-Concept of linear

Traqnsformation-Concordant Cable Profile and cap cables.

UNIT - VI (5)

Special Structures like prestressed folded plates-Prestressed cylindrical shellsprestressed

concrete poles.

Reference Books Total 45

1 T.Y.Lin,Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures, John Wiley and

Sons,Inc1960.

2 Leonhardt F.,Prestressed Concrete, design and Construction, Wilhelm Ernst and

Shon,Berlin,1964.

3 Evans,R.H and Bennet,E.W.,Prestressed Concrete,Champman and

Hall,London,1958.

4 Code of Practice for Prestressed Concrete-IS 1343-1980.

5 Prestressed Concrete by Krishna Raju, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co,New

Delhi.

6 Fundamentals of Prestressed Concrete by N.C.Sinha & S.K.Roy,S.Chand and

Co.,1985.

28

07STE17 SOIL STRUCTURE INTERACTION L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I SOIL-FOUNDATION INTERACTION
(6)

Introduction to soil-foundation interaction problems - Soil behaviour, Foundation

behaviour, Interface behaviour, Scope of soil foundation interaction analysis, Soil

response models, Winkler, Elastic continuum, two parameter elastic models, Elastic

plastic behaviour, Time dependent behaviour.

UNIT - II BEAM ON ELASTIC FOUNDATION- SOIL MODELS (10)

Infinite beam, two parameters, Isotropic elastic half-space, Analysis of beams of

finite length, Classification of finite beams in relation to their stiffness.

UNIT - III PLATE ON ELASTIC MEDIUM (10)

Infinite plate, Winkler, Two parameters, Isotropic elastic medium, Thin and thick

plates, Analysis of finite plates, rectangular and circular plates, Numerical analysis of

finite plates, Simple solutions.

UNIT - IV ELASTIC ANALYSIS OF PILE (10)

Elastic analysis of single pile, Theoretical solutions for settlement and load

distributions, Analysis of pile group, Interaction analysis, Load distribution in groups

with rigid cap.

UNIT - V LATERALLY LOADED PILE (9)

Load deflection prediction for laterally loaded piles, Sub grade reaction and elastic

analysis, Interaction analysis, Pile raft system, Solutions through influence charts.

Reference Books Total 45

1 Selvadurai, A.P.S., "Elastic Analysis of Soil Foundation Interaction", Elsevier,

1979

2 Poulos, H.G., and Davis, E.H., "Pile Foundation Analysis and Design", John

Wiley, 1980

3 Scott, R.F., "Foundation Analysis", Prentice Hall, 1981

4 Structure-Soil Interaction - State of Art Report", Institution of Structural

Engineers, 1978

5 ACI 336, "Suggested Analysis and Design Procedures for combined footings

and Mats", American Concrete Institute, Delhi, 1988

29

07STE18 STABILITY OF STRUCTURES L T P M 3 0 0 100

UNIT - I INTRODUCTION
(3)

Concept of stability approaches to stability analysis, characteristics of stability

problems.

UNIT - II COLUMNS (12)

Buckling of columns with various end conditions, imperfect columns, elastically

supported columns, nonprismatic columns, Built-up columns, inelastic buckling,

Experimental study of column behaviour, Emperical column formulae. Buckling of

bars on elastic foundations, large deflection of buckled bars.

UNIT - III BEAMS - COLUMNS (3)

Beam-column theory, Application to buckling of frames.

UNIT - IV TORSIONAL BUCKLING (6)

Combined torsional and flexural buckling.

UNIT - V LATERAL BUCKLING (6)

Lateral buckling of beams, pure bending of simply supported beam and cantilever,

numerical solutions.

UNIT - VI PLATES (6)

Buckling of thin plates, various edge conditions, Inelastic buckling, post buckling

strength.

UNIT - VII APPROXIMATE METHODS (9)

Energy methods, Iterative procedure and Finite element formulation.

Total 45

Reference Books

1 Allen, H.G., and Bulson, P.S., Background to Buckling, McGraw Hill Book

Company, 1980.

2 Smitses, Elastic Stability of Structures, Prentice Hall, 1973.

3 Timoshenko, S., and Gere., Theory of Elastic Stability, McGraw Hill Book

Company, 1961.

4 Brush and Almorth.,Buckling of Bars, Plates and Shells, McGraw Hill Book

Company, 1975.

5 Chajes, A. Principles of Structures Stability Theory, Prentice Hall, 1974.

6 Ashwini Kumar, Stability Theory of Structures, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing

Company Ltd., New Delhi,1985.

 
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