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LIST OF DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

S.No.

Code

Subject
GROUP A

1.
2.
3.
4.

CE-432
CE-406
CE-545*
CE-412

Rock Engineering
System Analysis
Finite Element Method
Environmental Impact and Risk Assessment
GROUP B

1.
2.
3.

CE-442
CE-462
CE-642*

Hydraulics Structures
Traffic Engineering and Management
Analysis and Design of Bridges

*M.Tech Courses which will also be offered to B.Tech students

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE


NAME OF DEPTT./CENTRE:

Civil Engineering Department

1. Subject Code: CE-432

Course Title: Rock Engineering

2. Contact Hours:

L: 3

T: 1

3. Examination Duration (Hrs.):

4. Relative Weightage: CWS

5. Credits:

8. Pre-requisite:

Theory

125

PRS

P: 0
3

6. Semester: Spring

MTE

Practical

25

ETE

0
50

PRE

7. Subject Area: DEC

CE-331

9. Objective: To provide knowledge of analysis and design of tunnels, caverns, slopes and
foundation on rocks.
10. Details of Course:
S. No.
1.
2.

3.

4.

5.
6.

7.

8.

Contents
Rock Formation: Rock forming minerals, identification, geological
classification of rocks, geological structures, faults, folds, joints.
Stereographic Projection of Geological Data: Principle of equal
area net, representation of a line, plane, intersection of two planes,
other applications.
Engineering Classification of Rocks: Deere and Miller
classification, rock mass, rock quality designation, rock mass rating,
rock mass quality and applications in civil engineering projects.
Laboratory Testing of Rocks: Physical properties, compressive
strength, tensile strength, direct shear tests, tri-axial tests, stressstrain responses of rocks.
Strength Criteria for Isotropic and Anisotropic Rocks : Hoek and
Brown criterion, Bartons theory, Mohr-Coulomb criterion.
Tunneling: Ground conditions in tunneling, application of
stereographic projections, rock mass support interaction analysis,
elastic and elasto-plastic stress distribution around underground
openings, design of support systems.
Rock Slope Stability Analysis : Modes of failures rock mass,
circular, plane, wedge and over-toppling, limit equilibrium
approaches, application of stereographic projections, remedial
measures.
Foundation on Weak Rocks: Bells approach, bearing capacity
based on classification approaches, UCS, plate load test, special

Contact Hours
4
3

6
8

considerations, and dam foundations.


Total

42

11. Suggested Books:


S. No.

Name of Books / Authors

1.

Singh, B. and Goel, R.K., Rock Mass Classification Systems A


Practical Engineering Approach, Elsevier Publisher.
Hoek, E. and Brown, E.T., Underground Excavations, Span Press.
Hoek, E. and Bray, J.W., Rock Slope Engineering, Span Press.

2.
3.

Year of
Publication
1999
1988
2003

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE


NAME OF DEPTT./CENTRE:

Civil Engineering Department

1. Subject Code: CE-406

Course Title: System Analysis

2. Contact Hours:

L: 3

T: 1

3. Examination Duration (Hrs.):

4. Relative Weightage: CWS

5. Credits:

8. Pre-requisite:

Theory

125

PRS

P: 0
3

6. Semester: Spring

MTE

Practical

25

ETE 50

PRE

7. Subject Area: DEC

NIL

9. Objective:
To familiarize the students the basic concepts of system analysis in
Engineering Design and their applications in Civil Engineering.
10. Details of the Course:
S.No.
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.
6.

Contents

Fundamentals of Systemic Approach: Definitions of a system,


system components, classification linear, non-linear, time-invariant,
time variant systems, system synthesis, role of optimization,
examples from Civil Engineering.
Linear Programming: Graphical solution, formulation of primal,
Simplex method, formulation of dual, Dual Simplex method,
relationship between primal and dual.
Non-Linear Programming: Analytical methods, Kuhn-Tucker
conditions numerical unconstrained optimization, direct search
methods, descent methods, one dimensional minimization,
constrained optimization direct methods, indirect methods, interior
and exterior penalty function methods.
Dynamic Programming: Characteristics of dynamic programming
problems, solution, Bellmans principle of optimality, multiple state
variables.
Queing System: Generalized Poisson queing model, steady state
measures of performance.
Non-Traditional Optimization Methods: Genetic Algorithms and
simulated annealing.
Total

Contact
Hours
6

12

5
5
42

11. Suggested Books :


S.No.

Name of Books/Authors

1.

Rao, S.S., Engineering Optimization, Theory and Practice, New


Age International.
Vedula S. and Mujumdar, P.P., Water Resource Systems, Tata
McGraw Hill.
Taha, H.A., Operations Research: An Introduction, Prentice Hall
of India.
Ljung Lennant, System Identification: Theory for the Users,
Prentice Hall.
Deb Kalyanmoy, Optimization for Engineering Design, Prentice
Hall of India.

2.
3.
4.
5.

Year of
Publication
2001
2005
2003
1987
2003

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE


NAME OF DEPTT./CENTRE:

Civil Engineering Department

1. Subject Code: CE-412

Course Title: Environmental Impact and Risk


Assessment

2. Contact Hours:

L: 3

T: 1

3. Examination Duration (Hrs.):

4. Relative Weightage: CWS

5. Credits:

8. Pre-requisite:

Theory

125

PRS

P: 0
3

6. Semester: Spring

MTE

Practical

25

ETE

0
50

PRE

7. Subject Area: DEC

Nil

9. Objective:
To provide basic understanding of environmental impacts and risk
assessment of various projects.
10. Details of Course:
S. No.
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Contents
Introduction and scope, utility of the EIA process, expended and
narrowed scope of EIA, impacts of development activities, planning
and management of impact studies.
Environmental attributes, environmental indices and indicators,
environmental assessment, methods and techniques, matrices,
network and checklist methods. prediction techniques for quality of
environmental attributes.
Impact evaluation, assessment of impact on air, water, soil and
ground water, noise, biological environment. Assessment of impact
on socio-economic environment, evaluation methods, mitigation
measures.
Health risk assessment, hazard identification, toxicology and dose
response characterization, exposure characterization, risk
characterization, uncertainty in estimates.
Risk evaluation, risk acceptance, basic principles of health risk
management.
Total

Contact Hours
6

10

10

10

6
42

11. Suggested Books:


S. No.

Name of Books / Authors

1.

Kenneth, W., Warner,. F.C. and Davis Wayne, T., Air Pollution, Its
Origin and Control, 3rd Ed., Prentice Hall.
Mishra, P.C., Fundamentals of Air and Water Pollution, South Asia
Books.
Masters, G., Introduction to Environmental Engineering and
Science, Prentice Hall of India.
Jain, R.K., Environmental Impact Assessment, John Wiley.
Paustenbach, D.A., Risk Assessment, A Text Book of Case Studies,
John Wiley.

2.
3.
4.
5.

Year of
Publication
1997
1990
2004
1978
1992

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE


NAME OF DEPTT./CENTRE:

Civil Engineering Department

1. Subject Code: CE-442

Course Title: Hydraulic Structures

2. Contact Hours:

L: 3

T: 1

3. Examination Duration (Hrs.):

4. Relative Weightage: CWS

5. Credits:

Theory

125

PRS

P: 0
3

6. Semester: Spring

MTE

Practical

25

ETE

0
50

7. Subject Area: DEC

8. Pre-requisite:

CE-241 and CE-242

9. Objective:

Deals with detailed design of various hydraulic structures.

10. Details of the Course:


S.No.
1.
2.
3.

4.
5.
6.

PRE

Contents

Introduction : Hydraulic structures for water resources projects.


Embankment Dams : Types, design considerations, seepage analysis
and control, stability analysis, construction techniques.
Gravity Dams : Forces acting on failure of a gravity dam, stress
analysis, elementary profile, design of gravity dam, other functional
features of a gravity dam.
Spillways : Types and their design, spillway gates, cavitation,
aerators and energy dissipation (terminal structures).
Channel Transitions : Design principles for subcritical and
supercritical flows.
Hydropower Plant : Terms relating to hydropower, basic design
aspects of different unit of hydropower plant.
Total

Contact
Hours
2
8
8

8
6
10
42

11. Suggested Books :


S.No.

Name of Books/Authors

1.

Singh, B., Fundamentals of Irrigation Engineering, 9th Ed. Nem


Chand & Bros.
Asawa G.L., Irrigation Engineering, 2nd Ed., New Age
International.
Ranga Raju, K.G., Flow through Open Channels, Tata McGrawHill.
Subramanya, K., Flow in Open Chanels, 2nd Ed., Tata McGrawHill.
Chow V.T., Open Channel Hydraulics, McGraw-Hill.

2.
3.
4.
5.

Year of
Publication
1997
1996
2003
2000
1959

INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE


NAME OF DEPTT./CENTRE:

Civil Engineering Department

1. Subject Code: CE-462

Course Title: Traffic Engineering & Management

2. Contact Hours:

L: 3

T: 1

3. Examination Duration (Hrs.):

4. Relative Weightage: CWS

5. Credits:

8. Pre-requisite:

Theory

125

PRS

P: 0
3

6. Semester: Spring

MTE

Practical
25

ETE 50

PRE

7. Subject Area: DEC

CE-362

9. Objective: To provide the techniques of traffic engineering and management


encompassing a comprehensive state-of-art in the field.

10. Details of Course:


S. No.
1.
2.
3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

Contents
Fundamentals of Traffic Flow: Traffic flow elements, time-space
diagram, flow-density relationship, gap and gap acceptance.
Capacity Analysis: HCM 2000 and IRC guidelines, two-lane
highway, multilane highway, basic freeway sections.
Design of Intersections, Parking Areas and Terminals : Design of
at-grade intersection, roundabout, grade-separated intersection, onstreet parking, off-street parking, parking for disabled, truck
terminal, container terminal.
Road Safety Engineering: Statistical analysis of accidents, accident
modelling, remedial measures, road safety audit, transportation
system mangement (TSM) techniques, traffic sign, road marking,
signal control, traffic claming techniques, achievable speed
reductions, estimate of accident reductions and benefits.
Traffic Forecasting: Forecast based on past trends and
extrapolation, forecasts and mathematical models, period for
forecasting, time series approach.
Survey Execution: Defining data requirements, secondary sources,
choice of survey instrument, design of sampling strategy, the survey
plan, cross-sectional and time series surveys, training and
administration, participatory transport surveys.
Forecasting Travel Demand: Demand forecasting approaches, trip

Contact Hours
3
8
6

10

8.

generation, trip distribution, mode choice, traffic assignment, other


methods for forecasting demand.
Planning for Public Transport: Selection of public transport
technology, MRTS, LRTS, BRTS, ITS Modules, driver information
and guidance, public transport travel information and ticketing, freight
and fleet management, system integration.
Total

42

11. Suggested Books:


S. No.

Name of Books/Authors

1.

Flaherty C.A., Transport Planning and Traffic Engineering,


Butterworth-Heineman.
Slin, M., Guest, P. and Matthews, P., Traffic Engineering Design :
Principles and Practice, 2nd Ed., Butterworth-Heinenmann.
Garber, N.J. and Hoel, L.A., Traffic & Highway Engineering, 3rd
Ed., Brooks/Cole, Pacific Grove.
Kadiyali, L.R., Traffic Engineering and Transport Planning, 6th Ed.,
Khanna Publishers.
McShane, William R. and Roess, Roger, P., Traffic Engineering,
Prentice Hall.
Virhic, Vikan, R., Urban Transit Operations, Planning and
Economics, John Wiley.

2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Year of
Publication
2006
2006
2001
2004
1990
2004