Basic Surveying

Module-1 Introduction: Definition of surveying, Objectives and importance of surveying. Classification of surveys. Principles of surveying. Units of measurements, Surveying measurements and errors, types of errors, precision and accuracy. Classification of maps, map scale, conventional symbols, topographic maps, map layout, Survey of India Map numbering systems. Measurement of Horizontal Distances: Measuring tape and types. Measurement using tapes, […]

Building Materials And Construction

Module-1 Building Materials: Stone as building material; Requirement of good building stones, Dressing of stones, Deterioration and Preservation of stonework. Bricks; Classification, Manufacturing of clay bricks, Requirement of good bricks. Field and laboratory tests on bricks; compressive strength, water absorption, efflorescence, dimension and warpage. Cement Concrete blocks, Autoclaved Aerated Concrete Blocks, Sizes, the requirement of […]

Fluid Mechanics VTU Syllabus

Module-1 Fluids & Their Properties: Concept of fluid, Systems of units. Properties of fluid; Mass density, Specific weight, Specific gravity, Specific volume, Viscosity, Newton’s law of viscosity (theory & problems), Cohesion, Adhesion, Surface tension, Pressure inside a water droplet, soap bubble and liquid jet. Numerical problems,& Capillarity. The capillary rise in a vertical tube and […]

Strength Of Materials

Module-1 Simple Stresses and Strain: Introduction, Definition and concept and of stress and strain. Hooke’s law, Stress-Strain diagrams for ferrous and non-ferrous materials, a factor of safety, Elongation of tapering bars of circular and rectangular cross-sections, Elongation due to self-weight. Saint Venant’s principle, Compound bars, Temperature stresses, Compound section subjected to temperature stresses, state of simple […]

Strength Of Materials

Strength of Materials (SOM) is a fundamental engineering subject that forms an integral part of the curriculum in Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) and many other engineering institutions worldwide. This subject primarily deals with understanding the behavior of solid materials when subjected to external forces or loads. The insights gained from studying this subject are crucial […]