Hydraulic Syllabus Diploma in Civil Engineering, Regulation 2010

Hydraulic Syllabus Diploma in Civil Engineering, Regulation 2010

  • To apply relevant theory and practice of concrete construction and its quality control methods.
  • To provide understanding and skills for construction and supervision of all type of foundations.
  • To assist on understanding the process, techniques and materials used in different types of masonry.

 

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Concrete, Foundation, Shallow foundation, Deep foundation, Brick masonry, Composite masonry, Partition wall, Cavity wall.

 

DETAIL DESCRIPTION

Theory:

  • Understand the features of concrete.
    • State the meaning of concrete.
    • Mention the different kinds of concrete.
    • List the uses of concrete in the construction industry.
    • List the ingredients of different kinds of concrete.
    • Mention the functions of ingredients of concrete.
    • Mention the advantages and limitations of concrete.
    • Write the characteristics of materials used in concrete.

 

  • Understand the properties of concrete.
    • Define the terms: strength, durability, workability, laitance and segregation.
    • State the meaning of water-cement ratio.
    • List the factors affecting the strength of concrete.
    • List the factors affecting the durability of concrete.
    • List the factors affecting the workability of concrete.
    • Describe the affect of water-cement ratio on the strength of concrete.

 

  • Understand the techniques of proportioning, mixing, transporting, placing and compaction of concrete.
    • Explain the significance of proportioning the ingredients of concrete.
    • List the methods of concrete mix design.
    • Describe how batching of concrete mix is achieved by volume and weight.
    • Compare the various processes used to mix concrete.
    • Mention the advantages and limitations of ready mix concrete.
    • State the various methods of transporting concrete.
    • Mention the sequence of placing concrete in different situations.
    • Describe the processes of compaction of concrete.

 

 

  • Understand the concept of curing concrete.
    • State the meaning of curing.
    • State how the curing process affects the strength of hardened concrete.
    • Describe the different methods of curing.
    • Mention the advantages and limitations of various methods of curing.

 

  • Understand the need of different tests on concrete.
    • Interpret standard test information to establish the properties of various types of aggregates.
    • Express how to draw the grading curve for various sample of aggregate.
    • Express how to determine the FM value from the grading curve.
    • State the necessity of the following tests on concrete:
  1. Slump test.
  2. Compressive test on hardened cube.
  3. Compressive test on hardened cylinder.

 

  • Understand the features of different special types of concrete.
    • Compare the properties of polymer concrete and super plasticized concrete.
    • Mention the procedure used in the production of Ferro-cement construction.
    • Explain the term pre-stressed concrete.
    • Mention the procedure used in the production of pre-stressed concrete.

 

  • Understand the supervisory aspects of concrete construction.
    • List the special precautions to be observed for concreting under water.
    • List the special precautions to be observed for concreting in cold weather.
    • List the special precautions to be observed for concreting in hot weather.
    • List the factors to be considered while supervising good quality concrete production.
    • List the factors to be considered while supervising good quality RCC construction.
    • List the factors to be considered while supervising good quality pre-stressed concrete construction.

 

  • Understand the aspects of foundation.
    • Define the term ‘foundation’.
    • State the functions of foundation.
    • List the essential requirements of a good foundation.
    • List the common causes of failure of foundations.
    • Explain the remedial measures necessary to overcome the failure of foundations.
    • Mention the precautions necessary to prevent uneven settlement of foundations.

 

  • Understand the features of shallow foundation.
    • Define the term ‘shallow foundation’.
    • Mention the advantages of shallow foundations.
    • Mention the limitations of shallow foundations.
    • Mention the suitability of various types of shallow foundations.
    • Draw the sketches of strip footing, wide strip footing, eccentrically loaded footing, raft foundation, combined footing, stepped strip foundation, grillage foundation.

 

  • Understand the features of deep foundation.
    • Define the term ‘deep foundation’.
    • Mention the classification of pile foundations according to function or use, materials and composition, method of construction.
    • Write the advantages and limitations in each case of deep foundations.

 

  • Describe the following methods of casting and placing concrete pile foundation:
  1. Cased cast-in-situ concrete pile.
  2. Uncased cast-in-situ concrete pile.
  3. Pre-cast concrete pile.
    • Identify the types of hammers used for pile driving.
    • Describe the methods for driving concrete pile groups and placing pile caps.

 

  • Understand the features of brick masonry.
    • State the meaning of brick masonry.
    • List the tools required for brick masonry.
    • State the specific uses of brick masonry tools.
    • Distinguish among different types of masonry structures.
    • Define the following terms: header, stretcher, lap, course, bed, joint, closers, perpend.
    • Identify the defects in brick masonry.
    • List the factors to be considered while supervising brick masonry works.

 

  • Understand the purpose of bond in brick masonry.
    • State the meaning of bond in brick masonry.
    • Mention the functions of good brick bonding.
    • Describe the steps for brick lying.
    • Identify different types of bonds in brick masonry.
    • Draw the neat sketches of different types of bonds in brick masonry.
    • Differentiate between English and Flemish bond.
    • Describe the bonding arrangements around openings and corners.

 

  • Understand the features of composite masonry.
    • State the meaning of composite masonry.
    • Identify different types of composite masonry.
    • Sketch details of brick backed stone slab masonry.
    • Sketch details of reinforced brick masonry.
    • Mention the advantages and limitations of using reinforced brick masonry.
    • Mention the advantages and limitations of hollow clay block masonry.

 

  • Understand the features of partition wall.
    • State the meaning of partition wall.
    • Mention the common requirement of partition walls.
    • Mention the functions of partition wall.
    • List different types of partition walls.
    • Describe the procedure of construction of the following types of partition walls:
  1. Brick partition wall
  2. Concrete partition wall
  3. Glass partition wall
  4. Aluminum partition wall
  5. Light weight partition wall(timber stud work, Ferro-cement plate, hollow blocks)
  • Mention the advantages and limitations of each type of partition walls.
  • Differentiate among the load bearing (main) walls and partition walls.

 

  • Understand the features of cavity wall.
    • State the meaning of cavity wall.
    • Explain the necessity of cavity wall construction.
    • Sketch the general features of cavity walls.
    • Mention the advantages and limitations of cavity walls over solid brick walls.
    • Identify different types of wall ties used in cavity wall.
    • Determine the spacing of wall ties in used in cavity wall.
    • Describe the construction procedure of cavity wall.
    • Mention the precautions to be taken while construction of cavity wall.

 

 

Practical:

  • Draw the grading curves for various samples of aggregates to find out the FM value.
  • Determine the slump for different concrete works.
  • Conduct cube test for concrete and interpret the results.
  • Conduct cylinder test for concrete and interpret the results.
  • Construct sample brick pillars of sizes 25cm x 25cm to 75cm x 75cm with English bond.
  • Construct sample brick pillars of sizes 25cm x 25cm to 75cm x 75cm with Flemish bond.
  • Construct sample corner (L) joints of 25cm to 75cm width English bond brick wall.
  • Construct sample corner (L) joints of 25cm to 75cm width Flemish bond brick wall.
  • Construct sample tee (T) joints of 25cm to 75cm width English bond brick wall.
  • Construct sample tee (T) joints of 25cm to 75cm width Flemish bond brick wall.
  • Construct sample cross (+) joints of 25cm to 75cm width English bond brick wall.

Construct sample cross (+) joints of 25cm to 75cm width Flemish bond brick wall.