## Design of RCC Structures VTU Syllabus

MODULE-1 Introduction to working stress and limit State Design: Introduction to working stress method, Difference between Working stress and Limit State Method of design. Philosophy and principle of limit state design with assumptions. Partial Safety factors, Characteristic load and strength. Stress block parameters, concept of balanced section, under reinforced and over reinforced section. Limiting deflection, […]

## Design of Steel Structural Elements VTU Syllabus

Module 1 Introduction: Advantages and Disadvantages of Steel Structures, Limit state method Limit State of Strength, Structural Stability, Serviceability Limit states, Failure Criteria of steel, Design Consideration, Loading and load combinations, IS code provisions, Specification and Section classification. Plastic Behavior of Structural Steel: Introduction, Plastic theory, Plastic Hinge Concept, Plastic collapse load, load factor, Shape […]

## Strength of Materials 3rd Semister 2022 Scheme Syllabus

Module-1 Simple Stresses and Strains: Introduction, Properties of Materials, Stress, Strain, Hooke’s law, Poisson’s Ratio, Stress – Strain Diagram for structural steel, Principles of superposition,Total elongation of tapering bars of circular and rectangular cross sections. Composite section, Volumetric strain, expression for volumetric strain, Elastic constants, relationship among elastic constants. Thermal stresses and strains, Compound bars […]

## Engineering Geology

Module-1 Introduction: Application of Geology in Civil Engineering Practices, Understanding the earth, internal structure and composition. Mineralogy: Mineral properties, composition and their use in the manufacture of construction materials – Quartz Group (Glass); Feldspar Group (Ceramic wares and Flooring tiles); Kaolin (Paper, paint and textile); Asbestos (AC sheets); Carbonate Group ( Cement); Gypsum (POP, gypsum sheets, cement); […]

## 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 […]