Course Outline of Undergraduate Courses

EN 1102                                             Spoken English                                       3.0 Credits

Course Description: This course will teach them how to do things through language. Students will also be able to master the grammatical structures necessary for this purpose. Introducing (ii) Introducing others, iii) Social greetings iv) Identifying people v) Expressing abilities. The nature of spoken English: simplification; formulaic expressions; fillers and hesitations; ellipsis; repetition; and repair. Formulaic expressions: everyday expressions; similes; binomials; idioms describing people; idioms describing feelings or mood; idioms connected with problematic situations; idioms connected with praise and criticism; idioms connected with using language; Idioms—miscellaneous; proverbs. Information-gap activities, Role-plays, Extempore speech, Debate, Pronunciation: phonetic symbols; sounds; and stress, Intonation, Barron’s 333 words stock, Power Point Presentation.

EN 2208                                 English Expository Writing                               3.0 Credits

Course Description: The course concentration is on basic writing techniques, forms and logical argument. Completion of this course should allow the student to perform the types of writing necessary for success in all fields of academic endeavor.

Mechanics of Writing: Review of Sentence Elements, Basic Sentence Patterns, Using Verb Tenses: English Tenses, Regular & Irregular Verbs

Voice: Active & Passive Patterns, Sequence of Tenses, Modal Auxiliaries, Conditional Sentences, Real & Unreal Conditional Sentences, Verbals & Verbal Phrases in the Sentence, Verb Verbal Combinations, Verbs followed by gerunds/infinitives, Prepositions, Prepositional Phrases, Sentence Types, Sentence Varieties, Coordination’s & Subordination

Writing: Writing Narration, Organization of Narrative, Expressions strong continuation of thoughts, Passing time, Result., Waiting Description Requirements for good description, Logical development, Waiting Explanations, Giving explanations, Explaining procedures & processes, Giving Definitions/descriptions Explaining & interpreting ideas, Giving Reasons, The uses of argumentation, Methods of argumentations, Comparison & analogy, Cause & effect Reasoning, To show passing of time, addition, Contrast/opposition/comparison & Similarity, Sequence of order, Summation, Developing a Themes, The Introductory Paragraph, The Developing Paragraph, The Summering Paragraph, The Outline Paragraph, Writing Letters/Prices & Reports

Chem 101                                 Fundamental Chemistry                                2.0 Credits

Structures of Atoms: Review of Structures of Atoms, Wave nature and particle nature of electrons. Schrödinger’s wave equations particle in one dimensional box and three dimensional box, normalization and orthogonalization of wave functions.

Chemical Bonding: Different types of chemical bonds , Metallic bond, Hydrogen bond/ Hybridization, II-Bond, a- Bond, Shapes of molecules, Properties of ionic , covalent and coordinate compounds, Valence bond theory, Molecular orbital theory and Linear combination of atomic orbital (LCAO) theory , Molecular symmetry and group theory.

Classification of Elements: Review of Classification of Elements, Structure and properties of Boron, Silicon, Germanium, Gallium, Arsenic and Antimony, Preparation of pure silicon. Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, p-n junction, Application of semiconductors.

Complex Compound: The Characteristics of transition metals, Werner’s Theory, Sedgwick’s theory, Effective Atomic number, Pauling’s theory, Limitations of Pauling’s Theory, Stereochemistry of coordination compounds.

Solutions: Types of solution, Henrys law, Factors affecting solubility, Solubility curves, Nernst distribution law, Solvent extraction Vapor pressures of liquid- liquid solutions, Azeotropic Mixtures and  separation of Components by distillation, Collative properties of dilute solutions, Lowering of Vapor pressure, Elevation of boiling, Depression of freezing point, Osmotic pressure..

Instrumental Analysis: Chromatographic methods of chemical analysis, Theories of chromatography, column chromatography, Thin layer chromatography (TLC), Gas liquid chromatography (GLC), High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and Instrumentation of different chromatographic techniques. Principle of spectroscopy, UV-VIS and IR spectroscopy , Beer- Lambert’s law/Basic components of a spectrometer, Radiation sources, Wavelength selectors, Different types of radiation detectors Signal processors and readout device.

Colloids: Classification of colloids, preparation and properties of colloids, purification and application of colloids.

Chem 103                                      Applied Chemistry                                     3.0 Credits

Chemistry of Environmental Pollution: Chemistry of Environment Pollution, Chemical reactions of elements and compounds in the astrosphere and the aquatic and terrestrial environment, Sources, effects and control of pollution of air, water, and Soil, Green house effect., Ozone layer depletion , Radiation hazard, Thermal Pollution , Noise pollution Hazardous wastes, Acid rain , Toxicity in the environment, Chemistry of toxic metals and non-metal pollutants, Chemical concept of suspended Solids, TDS,DO, BOD, COD, and Threshold odor number.

Corrosion: Nature and its importance, classifications, Theories of corrosion, Theory of electrochemical corrosion and evidence in its support of different factors on corrosion, passivity of metals and alloys. Reactive resistance of metals to galvanic corrosion. Different types of corrosion microbiology corrosion, stray current corrosion grain boundary corrosion, stress corrosion etc. Corrosion of sewer pipes, Corrosion in concrete, effect of chloride ions.  Protection against corrosion in concrete, prevention and holding of corrosion, Catholic and anodic protection.

Coating Technology: Introduction to paints, varnishes and enamels, Types of paints and their uses, purpose and function of coatings, Methods of application, pretreatment of surface, Metallic, non metallic and organic protective coatings, Causes of paint failure.

Polymer: Synthetic and natural polymers, plastics and fibers, Thermosetting and thermoplastic polymers, natural and synthetic rubber, Manufacturing of different rubber, Compounding and vulcanization of rubber, Classification and properties of resign, plasticizer, Manufacturing of Bakelite PVC , polythene Viny1 acetate, Cellulose acetate etc. Manufacturing uses and property’s of Nylon, Polyesters, Acrylic fibers and Co-polymers.

Refractory and Allied Materials: Composition, Classification and manufacture of cement, ceramics and glass, Chemistry of silicates and lime.

Chem 102                                          Chemistry Lab                                       1.5 Credits

Topics: Oxidation Reduction Titration; Iodometric Titration; Determination of Fe; Determination of Cu; Determination of Ca; Analysis of Brass.

Experiments:

  1. Standardization of NaOH solution with standard oxalic acid solution
  2. Standardization of HCl solution with standard NaOH solution.
  3. Standardization of HCl solution with standard Na2CO3 solution.
  4. Standardization of Na2S2O3 solution with standard K2Cr2O7 solution.
  5. Estimation of Copper contained in a supplied solution by iodometric method.
  6. Exp. Name: Determination of ferrous iron by a standard potassium dichromate solution.
  7. Standardization of potassium permanganate solution with standard sodium oxalate solution.
  8. Determination of ferrous ion in a solution by standard KMnO4.
  9. Name of the Experiment: Determine of Calcium in CaCO3.
  10. Estimation of Zn & Cu in Brass.

 

Phy 101                                              Physics                                                     4.0 Credits

Mechanics: Rectilinear motion, Rotational motion,  Laws of motion, Frames of reference, Introduction of torque, Moment of inertia, Application of moment of inertia, Radius of gyration, Polar moment of inertia, Work, energy and power, Work-Energy Principle, The Impulse-Momentum Change Theorem.

Properties of Matter: Different states of matter, Review of elastic prosperities of solids, Bending of beam, Cantilever.

 

Flow of Liquids: Equation of continuity, Laminar and turbulent flow, Bernoulli’s theorem and its application.

 

Physical Optics: Interference of light, Young’s double slit experiment, Interference by multiple reflections: constant and varying thickness films. Interference at wedge shaped films, Formation of Newton’s rings, Diffraction of light: Fresnel and Fraunhofer diffraction, Fraunhofer diffraction by single slit and double slit, Plane diffraction grating.

 

Heat & Thermodynamics: Fourier equation of heat flow, Steady state and periodic heat flow in one dimension, Review of the First law of thermodynamics, Reversible and irreversible processes, Second law of thermodynamics, Carnot cycle, Efficiency of heat engines, Carnot’s theorem, Entropy, Thermodynamic functions, Maxwell relations, Clausius – Clapeyron equation, Gibbs phase rule, Third law of thermodynamics, Nerst heat theorem.

 

Waves and Oscillations: Differential equation of a Simple Harmonic Motion, Total energy and average energy, Combination of Simple Harmonic Oscillations, Lissajous figures, Spring-mass system, Calculation of time period of tensional pendulum, damped oscillation, Determination of damping co-efficient, Forced oscillation, Resonance, Two-body oscillations, Reduced mass, Differential equation of progressive wave, Power and intensity of wave motion, Stationary wave, Group velocity and phase velocity. Architectural acoustics, Reverberation and sabine’s formula.

Radioactivity and Nuclear Physics: Radioactivity, Radioactive disintegration, radioactive equilibrium, Nuclear binding energy, Nuclear reactions, Fission, Fusion, Chain reaction, Idea about nuclear power reactor.

Phy 102                                  Physics Lab                                                        1.5 Credits

Topics: young’s modulus, modulus of rigidity of a who (Dynamical Method), surface tension of Mercury and the angle of contact (Quinck’s method), coefficient of viscosity of Glycerin using stock’s law, mechanical equivalent of heat “J” by electrical method, radius of curvature of a lens (Newton’s ring Experiment), thermal conductivity of bad conductor by Lee’s method, frequency of a tuning fork by Meld’s experiment, specific rotation of sugar solution by means of a polar meter, Calibration of a thermo-couple and hence to measure an unknown temperature.

Experiments:

  1. Determination of Young’s Modulus for the material of a wire using Searle’s apparatus.
  2. Determination of Modulus of Rigidity of a who (Dynamical Method).
  3. Determination of surface tension of Mercury and the angle of contact (Quinck’s method).
  4. Determination of the radius of curvature of a lens (Newton’s ring Experiment)
  5. Determination of the thermal conductivity of bad conductor by Lee’s method.
  6. Determination of frequency of a tuning fork by Meld’s experiment.
  7. Determination of the value of g, acceleration due to gravity, by means of compound pendulum.

 

Math 101                    Fundamental Calculus and Vector Analysis                  4.0 Credits

Differential Calculus:

Functions Domain and range graph of functions, Limit, Continuity and differentiability. Derivatives of real functions, higher order derivatives and Leibniz’s theorem, Rolles theorem, mean value theorem, Taylor’s theorem with Remainder. Expansion in finite and infinite forms. Indeterminate form. Tangent and normal sub tangent and sub normal in Cartesian and polar Co-ordinates. Functions of Several variables. Partial and total derivatives Maxima and Minima of functions of single variable Curvature.

Integral Calculus:

Techniques of integration: Integration by parts by substitutions standard integrals, Integration of rational numbers. Integration by the method of successive reduction. Fundamental properties of definite integral. Evaluations of definite integral as the limit of sum. Improper integrals, Gama and Beta functions, multiple integrals, Arc length Area, Volumes of solids of revolution.

Vector Algebra: Definition of scalar and vector, equality of vectors. Addition and subtraction of vectors, position vector of a point. Resolution of vectors, Scalar and vector product of vectors and their physical and geometrical interpretation. Triple and multiple products, Application to geometry.

Math 103                  Differential Equations and 2D Geometry                      3.0 Credits

Ordinary Differential equation: Definition and formation of differential equation. Degree and order of differential equation. Solution of 1st order  and 1st degree D.E by various method. Solution of 1st order and higher order D.E. Linear D.E and their solution. Solution of higher order D.E with constant Co-efficient (Homogeneous and Non Homogeneous)Variations of Parameters. Legendre function and its properties. Bessel’s function and its properties.

Partial Differential equation: Linear partial D.E. of 1st order. Non liner partial D.E. of 1st order. Linear Partial D.E. with constant coefficients. Partial D.E. of and order with variable Co-efficient.

Two dimensional geometry: Transformation of Cartesian and Polar co-ordinates (2) Pair of St. Lines (3) General equation of and degree standard form of the equation parabola, Ellipse and Hyperbola in Cartesian and polar Co-ordinates. (4) Tangents and normal. Director circle, Chord of Contact chord of contact pair of tangent poles and polar.

Math 203                     Operational Calculus and 3D Geometry                  4.0 Credits

Matrices: Definition of Matrices, Various Types of matrices, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of matrices. Rank and elementary transformation, solution of system of linear equation by matrix method, quadratic forms, matrix polynomials. Determination of characteristic roots and vectors.

Solid Geometry: System of co-ordinates projection, direction cosines and direction ratio, Angle between two straight lines. Equation of planes, Angle between planes distance from a point to a plane, Condition of perpendicularity and parallelism of planes equation of stozaight lines shortest distance between given straight lines, Sphere ellipsoid.

Vector calculus: Gradient, Divergence, curl, Gauss’s theorem, Green’s theorem, Stoke’s theorem successive application of the equation, curvilinear co-ordinates.

Laplace’s Transform: Introduction, Basic theorem used in the Solution of Differential Equations including problems in Engineering Mechanics

Math 301                Advanced Engineering Mathematics and Statistics           4.0 Credits

Spherical trigonometry: Spherical triangle, polar triangle, polar triangle properties of spherical triangle, relations between sides and angles of a spherical triangle. Properties of right angled triangles. Solution of triangles.

Fourier analysis: Fourier series, Fourier integral.

Harmonic Analysis: Introduction, Laplace’s equation in Cartesian cylindrical and spherical Co-ordinates, cylindrical harmonic. Spherical harmonic, potential of a ring, potential about spherical surface, general properties of harmonic functions.

Statistics:

Introduction : Introduction, Frequency Distributions, graphical representation ,Measures of central tendency, arithmetic mean ,   Mode, and Median, Geometric mean. harmonic mean, Measures of dispersion: Mean Deviation ,Standard deviation , Emperical Relation among quartile deviation, Skewness and kurtosis , Mathematical expectation., Curve fitting, method of least square.

Probability Distributions:  Probability, definition and rules of combination, Sample Space and Events, Axioms of Probability, Conditional Probability, Discrete and Continuous Random Variables, Probability Distributions, binomial distribution, Poisson distribution, Testing of Hypotheses, Linear Regression and Correlation, Analysis of Variance.

SO 1208                                             Bangladesh Studies                                  3.0 Credits

Contents

Chapter 1: Bangladesh: An Introduction

Chapter 2: Social and Cultural History of Bangladesh and the Village Society

Chapter 3: Social Structure of the Nawabs of Bengal.

Chapter 4: Cultural heritage of the Mughal Emperor

Chapter 5: Intellectual Heritage of the Mughal Emperor

Chapter 6: Educational Development up to 1947

Chapter 7: Educational Development after 1947

Chapter 8: Social classes and social consciousness

Chapter 9: Religious Reform Movements of the Muslims in Bangladesh

Chapter 10: Religious Reform Movements of the Hindus in Bangladesh

Chapter 11: Rural Arts of Bangladesh

Chapter 12: Rural Crafts of Bangladesh

Chapter 13: Folk Literature of Bangladesh: Folk songs and folk tales ,Rhymes and Riddles

Chapter 14: Art, Architecture and Paintings of Bangladesh up to 18th, 19th and 20th century

Chapter 15: Bangla literature in 18th, 19th and 20th century

Chapter 16: Bangla Language: A Short History

Chapter 17: Political history of Bangladesh up to 1947

Chapter 18: Emergence of Bangladesh

Chapter 19: Introduction to Business environment in Bangladesh and classification

Chapter 20: Key issues in Business Environment, History of Business environment in Bangladesh

Chapter 21: Scope of Business environment and economic development

Chapter 22: Economy in Bangladesh

Chapter 23: Business climates stability and socio-economic sustainability of Bangladesh

Hum 203                             Principles of Accounting                                        3.0 Credits

Introductory: Definitions of book keeping, Costing and accounting, objects and advantages of book keeping. Principles of double entry book keeping, Accounting concepts & convention, Transaction, Definition of business transaction, Nature of business transactions.

Depreciation: Definition, Object and types of depreciation, Methods of providing depreciation, classifying revenue and capital expenditure.

Cheque: Classification of cheque and endorsement of cheque. Cost Accounting: Introduction, Definition, objects and advantages of cost accounting, Elements of cost, Stores ledger, Overhead allocation.

Marginal analysis: Computation of Break-Even point, Standard costing, cost Variance, Construction Costing, Budget and Budgetary Control.

CSE 201              Computer Programming & Numerical Methods                    3.0 Credits

Part-1: Basic concept on different computer languages,. Flow network Computer C Language. Development of Computer Programs on C languages and solution of problems using a computer, computer application to Civil Engineering problems.

Part-2: Numerical solution of algebraic and transcendental equations, Gaussian elimination method, Gauss-Seidel iteration method, Interpolation: Simple difference, difference tables, difference of a polynomial, Newton’s formulae for interpolation, central difference interpolation formulae, Divided difference. Tables of divided difference, Newton’s general interpolation formula, Lagrange’s interpolation formula. Numerical integration and differentiation. Numerical solution of differential equation, Picard’s method, Euler’s method and Runge-Kutta method.

EEE 121                                Basic Electrical Engineering                                  3.0 Credits

Introduction: Electrical units and standards, Electrical circuit-laws Kerchief’s voltage and current laws. Transmission line.

Circuit solution: Series, parallel-Y transformation and mesh current methods, Network theorems superposition. Theventin’s and Norton’s Current sources, equivalence of voltage and current sources. Alternating instantaneous voltage, current and power, RMS and AVG values of A.C Quantities, Phasor algebra as applied to A.C circuit analysis, Transformer, Induction motor, transistor biasing, simple amplifiers and oscillators. Electrical wiring for residential and commercial loads. Vector diagrams for single phase series and parallel circuits. Introduction to D.C Generator.                      

EEE 122                             Basic Electrical Engineering Lab                                     1.5 Credits

Topics:

Measurement of Current, Voltage, and resistance; Ammeter, Voltmeter, Wattmeter and circuit theorems; AC quantities; AC circuit analysis; House wiring. Generator and motor based experiments; Transformer and PN diode related experiment

Experiments:

  1. Verification of KVL theorem.
  2. Verification of KCL theorem.
  3. Verification of Superposition theorem.
  4. Verification of Thevenin’s theorem.
  5. Verification of Norton’s theorem.
  6. Verification of Maximum power transfer theorem.
  7. Observation of series R-L-C circuit.
  8. Observation of parallel R-L-C circuit.
  9. Introduction with Generator, Motor and Transformer.

CORE COURSES

CE 100                                  Civil Engineering Drawing                                   1.0 Credits

Introduction: Handling instruments and their uses, lettering and numbering and heading.

Lettering & Numbering: Gothic letter, Double stroke letter etc.

Plane Geometry: Pentagon, Hexagon, Octagon, Ellipse, parabola, Hyperbola, projection.

Solid Geometry: Projection of Cube, Triangle, Prism, Pentagonal prism, Hexagonal prism, Cone, Cylinder. Development of different types of section: Cube, Triangle, Prism, Cone, Cylinder, True Shape: Cube, Triangle, Prism, pentagonal Prism, Hexagonal Prism Cone and Cylinder.

Isometric Drawing: Cube, Triangle, Prism, Pentagonal Prism, Hexagonal Prism, Cone, Cylinder, Interpretation of Solids.

Drawing of different types of stairs

Topics: Introduction to Computer aided drawing (CAD), CAD packages and computer aided drafting, Preliminary planning of one unit housing. Plans, elevations and sections of multistoried buildings.

 CE 101                                  Engineering Mechanics                                    4.0 Credits

Coplanar Concurrent Forces: Resultant of Coplanar Concurrent Forces, Free Body, Equilibrium of Three Forces, and Trusses-Joint-to-Joint Method

Moments and Parallel Coplanar Forces: Moment of a Force, Varignon’s Theorem, Sign of a Moment, Resultant of Parallel Coplanar Forces, Couples, Characteristics of Couples, Equilibrium of Coplanar Parallel Forces, and Moment and Shear at a Section

Non-Concurrent, Non-Parallel, Coplanar Forces: Resultant of a General Coplanar Force System, Equilibrium of a General Coplanar Force System, and Trusses-Method of Sections.

Friction: The Frictional Forces, Limiting Frictional Force, Coefficient of Kinetic Friction, Angle of Friction, and Belt Friction

Non-Coplanar Forces: Three Rectangular Components of a Force, Concurrent Forces in Space, Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces in Space, Non-Coplanar Parallel Forces, Equilibrium of Parallel Forces in Space, Couples in Space, Non-Concurrent, Non-Parallel Forces in Space, and Equilibrium of a General Force System in Space

Centroids: Definitions, Centre of Gravity, Mass Centre and Centroid, Centroids of Areas. Principle of Symmetry, Estimating Location of Centroid, Integrating for Centroids, Composite Figures, and Theorems of Pappus and Guldinus

Moment of Inertia of Areas: Transfer Formula for Moments of Inertia-Parallel Axes, Composite Areas, Product of Inertia, Transfer Formula for Products of Inertia-Parallel Axes, Moment of Inertia about Inclined Axes, and Maximum and Minimum Moments of Inertia

Force Systems that Produce Rectilinear Motion: Motion of the Centre of Gravity of a Rigid Body and Location of the Resultant-Body in Rectilinear Translation

Work, Kinetic Energy, and Power: Work of a System of Forces Acting on a Rigid Body in Translation, Units of Work, Potential Energy, Work of a Couple, Kinetic Energy of a Rotating Body, Bodies in Plane Motion, Frictional Force in Plane Rolling, and Efficiency

Impulse and Momentum: Angular Impulse and Momentum, Conservation of Linear Momentum, Conservation of Angular Momentum, Direct Central Impact, and Oblique Impact.

CE 105                                            Surveying                                                   4.0 Credits

Introduction to Survey, Earthwork Calculation. Chain Survey, Traverse Survey, Plane Survey, Leveling & Contouring, Problems on Height and distance, Horizontal and vertical curves, Route survey.

Tachometry and range finding; Triangulation, Errors in Surveying, Engineering astronomy.

Satellite images and its interpretation Remote Sensing Introduction to Global Positioning System (GPS). Surveying with GPS, Total Station.

CE 106                                    Practical Surveying                                           2.0 Credits

Topics: Earthwork Calculation; Chain Survey, Traverse Survey, Plane Table Survey, Leveling & Contouring; Problems on Height and distance, Route survey.

Experiments:

  1. Earthwork Calculation
  2. Chain Survey
  3. Traverse Survey
  4. Plane Table Survey
  5. Leveling & Contouring
  6. Problems on Height and distance
  7. Horizontal and vertical curves
  8. Route survey

CE 200                       Details of Construction & Estimating                          1.5 Credits

Topics: Foundation, Brick masonry, framed structures and bearing walls, arches and lintels, Details of floors and roofs, pointing plastering and interior finishing, scaffolding, Analysis of Rates, Detailed estimate of all items of work of a building including substructure, bridge, steel truss, simple girder bridge & highway construction. Specification of materials for the above construction. Complete estimation of a building.

Experiments:

  1. Reinforcement details of stairs
  2. Scaffolding, Pointing, Plastering, Interior finishing
  3. Analysis of rates, plan of a two storied building
  4. Earthwork estimation
  5. Concrete work estimation
  6. Brick work estimation
  7. Plastering estimation
  8. Wood work, Steel & iron work estimation
  9. Flooring, Painting, water supply and sanitation estimation
  10. Box culvert Estimation, Review Class.

CE 201                                 Mechanics of Materials-I                                   3.0 Credits

Engineering material and their properties; Manufacturing process of bricks and cement. Properties and uses of bricks, cement, aggregates, timber, cement and lime mortars, standard tests of bricks, cement, and aggregates.

Concrete: Composition , Properties of fresh concrete, mixing ,& workability, Transportation, compaction , Curing segregation and bleeding ,admixture design of concrete mix, properties of hardened concrete, mechanical properties, shrinkage, elasticity, plasticity special concrete, Durability of concrete, factors affecting durability, chemical attack on concrete, chloride and sulphate attack, concrete in marine  environment, corrosion of reinforcement in concrete, carbonation in concrete,  remedial measures, ferrocement. Retrofitting, Tests on Fresh concrete, tests on hardened concrete: Destructive tests, Non-destructive tests and Scanning. Steel Reinforcement : Properties and tests, Ceramic products, paints, aluminum products, geo-textile, fiber reinforced polymer (FRP), Construction chemicals: admixtures. Fundamental concepts of stress and strain, Mechanical properties of materials. Stresses and strains in member subjected to tension, Compression, shear and temperature changes. Tensional stress in shafts and tubes with different cross section. Helical springs, Stresses in thin walled pressure vessels. Bending moment and shear force diagrams of beams and frames. Flexural and shear stress in beam (Straight & Curve), Inelastic bending of beams. Strain energy.

CE 202                                   Mechanics of Materials Lab                             1.5 Credits

Topics: Problems on stress, strain and mechanical properties of materials; Tension direct shear and impact tests of mild steel specimens. Compression test of timber and concrete specimens. Shear force and bending moment diagrams for practical structural components (e.g. Stair-case, sunshade, bus stand shed etc). Static bending test, hardness test of metals, Torsional test of different types of materials by torque Machine, Helical spring test, Determination of shear center, Load deflection behavior of simple beams.

Experiments:

  1. Problems on stress, strain and mechanical properties of materials
  2. Compression test of timber specimens
  3. Compression test of concrete specimens
  4. Tension, direct shear and impact test of mild steel
  5. Shear force and bending moment diagrams for practical structural components (e.g. Stair-case, sunshade, bus-stand shed etc.)
  6. Static bending test, hardness test of metals
  7. Torsional test of different types of materials by torque Machine
  8. Load deflection behavior of simple beams
  9. Helical spring test
  10. Determination of shear center

 

CE 203                                     Engineering Materials                                  4.0 Credits

Engineering material and their properties; Manufacturing process of bricks and cement. Properties and uses of bricks, cement, aggregates, timber, cement and lime mortars, standard tests of bricks, cement, and aggregates.

Concrete: Composition , Properties of fresh concrete, mixing ,& workability, Transportation, compaction , Curing segregation and bleeding ,admixture design of concrete mix, properties of hardened concrete, mechanical properties, shrinkage, elasticity, plasticity special concrete, Durability of concrete, factors affecting durability, chemical attack on concrete, chloride and sulphate attack, concrete in marine  environment, corrosion of reinforcement in concrete, carbonation in concrete,  remedial measures, ferrocement. Retrofitting, Tests on Fresh concrete, tests on hardened concrete: Destructive tests, Non-destructive tests and Scanning. Steel Reinforcement : Properties and tests, Ceramic products, paints, aluminum products, geo-textile, fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) Construction chemicals: admixtures.

CE 204                                   Engineering Materials Lab                               1.5 Credits

Topics: Test for specific gravity, unit weight, moisture content and absorption of coarse and fine aggregates, Normal consistency and initial and final setting time of cement. Fineness modulus of coarse and fine aggregates. Different tests on brick, mortar and cement. Direct tensile and compressive strength of cement mortar. General discussions on preparation and properties of concrete, design and testing of a concrete mix.

Experiments:

  1. Sieve Analysis of Fine & Coarse Aggregate.
  2. Determination of Unit weight of Fine and Coarse Aggregate.
  3. Determination of Normal Consistency of Cement.
  4. Determination of Initial & Final Setting time of Cement.
  5. Determination of Absorption Capacity & Specific Gravity of Coarse aggregate.
  6. Determination of Absorption Capacity & Specific Gravity of Fine aggregate.
  7. Determination of Compressive strength of Cement mortar.
  8. Determination of Compressive strength of Concrete.
  9. Determination of Workability of Concrete (Slump Test).
  10. Aggregate Crushing Value (ACV) Test.

CE 211                                   Mechanics of Materials-II                               3.0 Credits

Riveted and welded joints, shear centre, Combined stresses, Transformation of stresses, deflection of statically determinate beam by various methods, moment area method, direct integration method, Conjugate beam Method, Elastic load method, Bucking of Columns, Flexural and shear stress in beams due to unsymmetrical bending. Torsional stresses in shafts and tubes, Helical spring.

CE 231                       Engineering Geology & Geomorphology                    3.0 Credits

Introduction to engineering Geology.

Minerals: identification of minerals, common rock forming minerals; physical properties of minerals;Mineraloid rocks: types of rocks, cycle of rock change; weathering & erosion process.

Structural geology: faults; types of faults; fold and fold type; domes; basins; quantitative analysis of erosion land forms, land subsidence, land slide. Types of Drainage, Qualitative & Qualitative Analysis of drainage basins. Geological works done by Rivers and winds, Earthquake & seismic map of Bangladesh. Major earthquakes in Indian sub-continent, Geological investigation of dam’s reservoir, tunnels & highway sites, Geological succession of Bangladesh, folded bed in Bangladesh, Faulting in Bangladesh, and Mineral deposits of Bangladesh.

Geomorphology: Channel development; channel widening; valley shape; stream terraces; alluvial flood plains; deltas and alluvial fans; channel morphology; channel patterns and the river basin; Drainage pattern. Geology and geomorphology of Bangladesh.

CE 261                                          Fluid Mechanics                                          4.0 Credits

Development and scope of fluid mechanics, Fluid properties, fluid statics: fluid pressure and its measurement.  Application of hydrostatics, Equilibrium of floating body, fluid mass subjected to acceleration. Fundamentals of fluid flow; Continuity equation, Energy equation, Momentum equation, Measurement of fluid flow, Venturimeters, nozzles and pitot tubes. Bernoulli’s equation, Orifice, Mouthpiece, Notch, Weirs. Flow through closed conduits pipes in series and parallel, Pipe networks, Viscous flow. Dimensional analysis and similitude.

CE 262                                    Fluid Mechanics Lab                                        1.5 Credits

Topics: Centre of Pressure, Bernoulli’s Theorem, Flow through Venturimeter, Flow through an Orifice, Flow through an External Cylindrical Mouthpiece, Flow over a Sharp- Crested Rectangular Weir, Flow over a V-notch, Fluid Friction in a Pipe, Head Loss due to sudden Contraction and sudden, Expansion in a Pipe.

Experiments:

  1. Centre Of Pressure
  2. Bernoulli’s Theorem
  3. Flow through Venturimeter
  4. Flow through an Orifice
  5. Flow through an External Cylindrical Mouthpiece
  6. Flow over a Sharp- Crested Rectangular Weir
  7. Flow over a V-notch
  8. Fluid Friction in a Pipe
  9. Head Loss due to sudden Contraction and sudden Expansion in a Pipe         

           

CE 311                           Structural Analysis & Design-I                                 3.0 Credits

Stability and Determinacy of Structures;

Analysis of Statically Determinate beam, girders, trusses and arches;

Influence Lines;

Moving Loads on Beams, Frames and Trusses,

Cables and Cable Supported Structures.

CE 312                             Structural Analysis & Design Lab-I                      1.5 Credits

Topics: Analysis and Design problems: Design of Members and Connection of Steel Structures; e.g. Trusses and Plate Girders

Experiments:

  1. Introduction to Truss, Assumption, types, methods of analysis.
  2. Analysis & Design of Purlin and Sag rod.
  3. Dead load calculation for truss.
  4. Live load calculation for truss.
  5. Analysis for dead & live load on truss.
  6. Design of Truss members.
  7. Design of Bracing System.
  8. Design of Joint & Welding.
  9. Introduction to plate girders, types, assumptions, advantages over truss.
  10. Analysis for web members.
  11. Analysis for flange members.
  12. Design of structural elements of plate girders.

 

CE 313                       Structural Analysis & Design-II                                   3.0 Credits

Approximate analysis of statically indeterminate structures (e.g. braced trusses portal frames, mill bent and multi- storied building frames), Portal frames and multistoried building frames under the act of vertical dead and live load and lateral loads.Wind and earthquake forces as per BNBC code, Deflection of trusses by virtual work method. Analysis of statically indeterminate structures by consistent deformation.

CE 315                                   Design of Concrete Structures-I                       3.0 Credits

Fundamental Behavior of Reinforced Concrete; Introduction to USD and WSD/ASD Method; Analysis and Design of Singly Reinforced, Doubly Reinforced and T-beam According to USD Method;

Diagonal Tension; Bond and Anchorage according to USD Method; One Way Slabs & two way slab by co-efficient method, Introduction to Reinforcement design as per BNBC. Detailing of reinforcement in RCC members and joints. Flexure, Shear and Torsion of beams, Horizontal and Vertical bents (Lintels) and staircase.

CE 317                       Design of Concrete Structures-II                                3.0 Credits

Review of codes, Analysis and design of columns, footings, retaining walls, piles and pile caps according to USD methods. Design of members subjected to torsion. Flat plate, Flat slab design by direct design method and Equivalent frame method. Limit state design & yield –line theory. Design of joints, Brackets and corbels. Seismic detailing; shear wall, Design of a real life building.

CE 318                       Concrete Structures Lab                                              1.5 Credits

Topics:

Design of Slab Bridge, Deck Girder Bridge, Box Girder Bridge & box culvert.

Experiments:

  1. Design of Slab Bridge: Load Calculation of Slab Bridge.
  2. Slab design and detailing.
  3. Design of Deck Girder Bridge: Load calculation of deck Girder Bridge.
  4. Slab design and detailing.
  5. Interior girder load, moment and shear calculation.
  6. Interior girder design and detailing.
  7. Exterior girder design and detailing.
  8. Design of Box Girder Bridge.
  9. Box Culvert Design: Load calculation of box culvert.
  10. Analysis of box culvert by moment distribution method.
  11. Design of box culvert and detailing.

CE 331                                             Soil Mechanics                                          4.0 Credits

Introduction to geotechnical engineering, Basic properties & characteristics of soil grain & aggregate, clay mineralogy, Weight, Volume & moisture density relationship, soil structure & fabric,Index properties of soil, Identification & classification of soil. Principles of total & effective stress,soil-water, Permeability, Seepage, Stress distribution, soil compaction, One dimensional consolidation, Stress-strain-strength characteristics of soil. Compressibility and settlement behavior of soils..

CE 332                             Geotechnical Engineering Lab-I                            1.5 Credits

Topics: Field Identification Tests, Grain size Analysis by Sieve and Hydrometer, Specific Gravity Test, Achtenberg Limit Test, Permeability Tests, Unconfined Compression Test, Compaction Test, Relative Density Test, Direct Shear Tests, Consolidation Tests, Permeability Test.

Experiments:

  1. Field Identification of Soil Tests, Grain size Analysis of Soil by Sieve.
  2. Grain size Analysis of Soil by Hydrometer.
  3. Determination of Moisture Content of Soil.
  4. Determination of Specific Gravity of Soil.
  5. Determination of Atterberg Limits of Soil.
  6. In-Situ Dry Density of Soil by Sand Replacement Method.
  7. Unconfined Compression Test.
  8. Standard Proctor Compaction Test.
  9. Relative Density of sand Test.
  10. Direct Shear Test.
  11. Consolidation Test.
  12. Permeability Test.

 

CE 333                              Geotechnical Analysis and Design                 3.0 Credits

Techniques of sub- surface investigation lateral earth pressure, slope, and stability, Bearing capacity of shallow & deep foundation, settlement computation, settlement & distortion of foundation. Design and construction of footings, rafts and piles, slope-stability analysis. Landslide vulnerability analysis and mapping. Interpretation of soil report, Relationship of bearing capacity with SPT value.

CE 341             Highway Geometry and Traffic Engineering                4.0 Credits

Introduction to transportation engineering:

Development of transportation systems; elements of transportation system; transportation in Bangladesh;

Transportation planning: Concepts, collection, study and analysis of basic data; highway location and surveys. Process, scope and hierarchy, Transportation Modelling.

Geometric design of highway: Elements of design, cross–section elements, curves and sight distances. Road intersection design. Traffic engineering: Road/traffic system; vehicle and traffic characteristics, traffic count, traffic control devices, modal share; Inland waterways and terminals. Intelligent transportation system: Components and applications. Application of Probability and statistics.

CE 342                       Transportation Engineering Lab-I                               1.5 Credits

Topics:

Test on bituminous materials, Tests on sub grade, Sub- base and base materials.

Experiments:

  1. Penetration test of bitumen.
  2. Determination of flash point & fire point of bitumen.
  3. Determination of specific gravity of bitumen.
  4. Determination of softening point of bitumen.
  5. Determination of loss on heating of bitumen.
  6. Determination of ductility of bitumen.
  7. Determination of solubility of bitumen.
  8. Determination of stripping value of road aggregates.
  9. Determination of shape test of road aggregates (Flakiness & Elongation Index).
  10. Determination of impact value of road aggregates.
  11. California Bearing Ratio (CBR) test.

CE 351                           Water Supply Engineering                                        3.0 Credits

Introduction: Introduction to environmental engineering, community and environment, clean water, sanitation and health, introduction to water supply, population prediction & water requirement.

Water supply sources: Ground water and surface water; Tapping water from river, lake and exploring prospects of rainwater harvesting, ground water exploration aquifer properties and ground water flow. Well hydraulics and well design; common water supply systems with specific reference to Bangladesh

Hand pumps:  Different types of hand pumps, installation and O & M of hand pumps Problems of water supply presence of iron and arsenic hardness, salinity, water table lowering, drilling problem in rocky areas etc; alternative technologies for problem areas in Bangladesh. Shallow Shrouded Tube well (SST), Vary Shallow Shrouded Tube well (VSST), pond sand filter (PSE), Deepest technologies, alternative technologies-solar stills, rain water harvesting.

Water collection and transportation: Head works; pumps and pumping machinery;

Water distribution system: Analysis & design of distribution network, fire hydrants; leak detection unaccounted for water; monitoring and sanitary protection of water supply distribution system.

Water quality and treatment: Water quality parameters and standards, water treatment plan, sedimentation, flocculation and settlement, filtration, disinfection, other treatment methods; small scale iron and arsenic removal units; other low cost treatment methods for rural communities

CE 352                       Environmental Engineering Lab                                  1.5 Credits

Topics: Water and waste water sampling technique, Sample preservation. Physical, Chemical and Bacteriology Tests of Water and Waste Water; Design of Water Supply system.

Experiments:

  1. Determination of pH of water.
  2. Determination of color of water.
  3. Determination of turbidity of water.
  4. Determination of total solids, dissolved solids, and suspended solids in water.
  5. Determination of carbon-di-oxide in water.
  6. Determination of Alkalinity of water.
  7. Determination of hardness of water.
  8. Determination of chloride in water.
  9. Determination of Iron in water.
  10. Determination of Bio-chemical oxygen demand.
  11. Determination of Chemical oxygen demand.
  12. Selection of an industry and its relevant organogram, detailed layout (using CAD) of that industrial compound.
  13. Estimation of water demand (population calculation)
  14. Estimation of water demand(population prediction, per capita water consumption from BNBC for residential area, industry and fire fighting)
  15. Well design using soil grain analysis result, computation of well yield, number of well,
  16. Pump design
  17. Well location, Water supply networking.

CE 361                             Open Channel Hydraulics                                 3.0 Credits

Properties and Classification of Open Channel Flow. Velocity and pressure distribution, energy and momentum principles, Critical flow, its computation and application, Concept of uniform flow, development of uniform flow and its formulas, computation of uniform flow. Design of channels for uniform flow, Gradually varied flow. Theory and Analysis Rapidly varied flow. Introduction flow over spillways, Hydraulic jump and its use as energy dissipation. Channel design by regime concept method, Lacey method and Kennedy method with respect to Bangladesh.

 CE 362                      Open Channel  Hydraulics Lab                                  1.5 Credits

Topics: Determination of state of flow in open channel, Flow over broad crested weir, Flow through a venture flume, Flow through a par shall flume, Flow through a cut-throat flume, Flow beneath a sluice gate, Hydraulic jump, Development of generalized specific energy and specific force curves, Velocity distribution profile in laboratory flume, Measurement of discharge using area-velocity method

Experiments:

  1. Determination of state of flow in open channel.
  2. Flow over broad crested weir.
  3. Flow through a venture flume.
  4. Flow through a par shall flume.
  5. Flow through a cut-throat flume.
  6. Flow beneath a sluice gate.
  7. Hydraulic jump.
  8. Development of generalized specific energy and specific force curves.
  9. Velocity distribution profile in laboratory flume.
  10. Measurement of discharge using area-velocity method.

 

CE 400                                   Project/Thesis (Part-I)                                        1.5 credits

Experimental & theoretical investigation of various topics in structural Engineering, Concrete Technology, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering & Geotechnical Engineering. Individual or group studies of one of more topics from any one the above fields. Presentation of the theoretical background, methodology & plan for the completion of the Project/ thesis with in 6th cycles in a seminar in the Civil Engineering Department.

CE 400                                      Project/Thesis (Part-II)                                   3.0  credits

Experimental & theoretical investigation of various topics in structural Engineering, Concrete Technology, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering & Geotechnical Engineering. Individual or group studies of one of more topics from any one the above fields. Presentation of the theoretical background, methodology & plan for the completion of the Project/ thesis with in 6th cycles in a seminar in the Civil Engineering Department.

CE 403                          Project planning & Management                              3.0 Credits

Principles of construction management, Construction contracts and specification, international contract law (FIDIC), inspection and quality control, construction safety, construction planning and scheduling (PERT, CPM) Resource scheduling, Managerial skill, feasibility reports, project financing, Cash flow, payback period, internal rate of return, Cost-benefit ratio, construction equipments and plants, Inventory control.

Preparation of tender documents, prequalification of contractors, call for tender, submission and evaluation of tender, awarding of contract, performance bond and performance guarantee, public procurement rules, public procurement act 2006 applicable in Bangladesh, preparation of development project proforma (DPP).                  

CE 411                                   Structural Analysis & Design-III                     4.0 Credits

Analysis of statically indeterminate structures by displacement method:Slope Deflection Method for beams & frames.Stiffness Method for beams frames & plane trusses (Stiffness Matrix, Member Stiffness Matrix, Global Stiffness Matrix, assembly of stiffness matrices)Analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force method:Moment Distribution Method for beams & frames.Flexibility Method for beams frames & plane trusses (Flexibility matrix)Influence line for statically indeterminate structures: Beams, frames, arches & girders, Introduction to Tall building structures: Structural forms and their application (e.g. shear wall, Wall frame, Framed Tube, Tube in tube etc).

CE  412                        Structural Analysis & Design Lab-II                         1.5 Credits

Topics: Analysis and design of low rise and high rise buildings.

Experiments:

  1. Preparation of Plan of a building
  2. Dead load & Live load calculation
  3. Earthquake load calculation
  4. Wind load calculation
  5. Analysis of the structure
  6. Slab Design
  7. Beam Design
  8. Column Design
  9. Foundation Design
  10. Water Tank Design

 

CE 414           Software Application in Structural Engineering Lab           1.5 Credits

Topics: Computer-aided analysis and design of various reinforced concrete and steel structures, e.g. high-rise building

Experiments:

  1. Layout of building model in ETABS
  2. Defining Material and frame properties
  3. Modeling  of high rise building
  4. Use of meshing, reference lines and reference planes
  5. Placing of shear wall
  6. Defining various loads and its placements
  7. Analysis of the structure and display of the results
  8. Slab Design
  9. Beam Design
  10. Column Design

CE 415                                    Prestressed Concrete                                        2.0 Credits

Prestressed concrete materials, Prestressing systems, Loss of prestress,  Beam deflections and cable layout, Analysis of section for flexure, shear, bond and bearing, Partial prestress, Design of prestressed sections for flexure, shear, bond and bearing.

CE 419                       Introduction to Finite Element Methods                      2.0 Credits

Introduction to finite element method as applied to Civil Engineering problem, One dimensional stress deformation and time depended flow problems, Two dimensional plane stress and plane strain analysis of stress deformation problems.

CE 421            Structural Dynamics & Earthquake Engineering      3.0 Credits

Fundamentals of structural dynamics:

SDOF system: Free vibration and forced vibration, numerical solution of SDOF equation, MDOF system, Eigen value problem, Modal analysis, Numerical solution of MDOF equations. Earthquake Engineering, Fundamentals of earthquake engineering and seismic vibration, Building codes, Earthquake resistant design of buildings.

CE 423                                   Steel Structures                                                 2.0 Credits

Behavior of structural steel members and steel frames, effective length; Code requirements; Design of tension and compression members by ASD and LRFD methods; Design of beam, columns;  Joint and connection design.

CE 431                           Foundation Engineering                                           3.0 Credits

Various types of foundation & their selecting factors, Design & construction of shallow foundation, footings & rafts, Retaining wall, Dewatering & slurry-wall construction. Braced cut, Cofferdams, Caissons, Pile & Pier Foundation: , Machine foundation Precast Pile, pile driving, Sand Pile, Cast in situ Pile, Pile Load Test, Sheet piles, Pile Integrity Test

CE 441  Highway Construction, Maintenance and Railway Engineering   3.0 Credits

Pavement Design: Highway materials, Tests of materials, sub grade, sub-base, base and surface courses; Soil stabilization and soil aggregates in road construction;

Soil stabilized roads and other low cost roads. Production, properties and uses of bituminous materials and mix design methods. Road construction equipment, Design, construction and maintenance of flexible and rigid road pavements. Concepts of traffic management and its implementation.

Railways: General requirements, alignment, permanent way, station and yards, signaling, points, and crossings, maintenance.

CE 442                       Transportation Engineering Lab-II                             1.5 Credits

Topics: Bituminous mix design, Traffic speed studies, Traffic volume studies and Traffic capacity studies.

Experiments:

  1. Determination of journey speed
  2. Determination of running speed
  3. Determination of spot speed
  4. Introduction of Rotary Intersection
  5. Rotary Intersection design
  6. Marshall mix design

 

CE 443                        Traffic Planning and Management                             2.0 Credits

The transportation planning process, traffic management concepts, traffic accident investigations, city road and street networks, grade separation and interchange, Pedestrian and bicycle facilities. Footpath, Parking, Road lighting. The urban bypass, environmental aspects of highway traffic and transportation projects, Elements of traffic flow. Details of intelligent transport system, Mass transportation.

CE 445                    Highway Drainage and Airport Engineering                 3.0 Credits

Highways drainage and drainage structures. Evaluation and strengthening of pavements. Importance, advantage and trends in air transpiration, planning and Design of airports, aircraft characteristics related to airport design, types and elements of airport planning studies, airport configuration, geometric design of the landing area, Terminal area, design of airport pavements, lighting, marking and signing, Airport drainage. Heliports.

CE 451              Waste Water Treatment and Sanitation Technology           3.0 Credits

Waste water: Estimation of wastewater; wastewater collection systems, hydraulics of sewer; design construction and maintenance of sanitary sewer and storm drainage system, sewer appurtenances, plumbing system. Microbiology of sewage and waste, wastewater characteristics, preparatory, primary and secondary treatment methods and disposal, treatment and disposal of industrial effluents, sludge treatment and disposal,

Sanitation System: Sanitation for low income communities, on site sanitation system for rural communities, low cost small bore sewerage for small townships, design and construction of septic tanks, soak wells and subsurface drain fields, rural sanitation in Bangladesh.

Socio-economic aspects of WSS: Socio-economic characteristics of rural and urban Bangladesh, demographic characteristic, power structure, cultural issues, rural leadership, local government concept of community participation, participatory action planning, conceptual frame work, women empowerment, gender balance and sensitivity.

Health & Hygiene: Relationship among water supply, sanitation and health, Disease description, transmission and control, hygiene education, scope and methodology, social mobilization for hygiene practice integrated approach for water sanitation and health education.

CE 452                       Environmental Engineering Lab-II                              1.5 Credits

Topics: Design of water treatment plants; Design of sewerage system; Laboratory analysis of air, water, wastewater and solid wastes and interpretation of tests results.

Experiments:

  1. Selection of an industry and its relevant organ gram, detailed layout (using CAD) of that industrial compound.
  2. Estimation of water demand (population calculation)
  3. Estimation of water demand(population prediction, per capita water consumption from BNBC for residential area, industry and fire fighting)
  4. Well design using soil grain analysis result, computation of well yield, number of well,
  5. Pump design
  6. Well location, Water supply networking
  7. Looping and branching method
  8. Fire hydrant location(considering minimum pressure requirement)
  9. Design of sanitary sewerage system

CE 453                                   Solid Waste Management                                  2.0 Credits

Solid waste management: sources and types of solid wastes; physical and chemical characteristics of solid wastes; solid wastes generation, collection and disposal of  solid wastes; on site handling, storage, processing, recycling,  transfer stations and transport; ultimate disposal methods, resources and energy recovery, soil pollution. Industrial solid waste collection and disposal. Hazardous waste especially hospital waste management. Land fill and sanitary landfill, Municipal solid waste, Tannery waste, Textile and Steel industries waste;

Management: collection and disposal system, manpower and resource requirement.

CE 455                  Environmental Pollution Control and Management         3.0 Credits

Water pollution: Sources and types of pollutants, waste assimilation capacity of streams, dissolved oxygen modeling, ecological balance of streams, industrial pollution, heavy metal commendation, detergent pollution, eutrophication, fertilizer and insecticide pollution, ground water pollution, marine pollution, Oil and grease pollution,  pollution control measures, effluent treatment, water quality monitoring and management.

Air pollution: Introduction to air pollution and its effects, Air pollution sources and types of pollutants, effects of various pollutants on human health, materials and plants, air pollution meteorology, global warming and greenhouse effects, air pollution monitoring and control measures.

Noise pollution: Introduction to noise pollution and their effects

CE 461                      Engineering Hydrology & Irrigation                             3.0 Credits

Hydrology: Weather and Hydrology, precipitation, Evaporation and transpiration, Infiltration, Stream  flow and stream gagging, Rainfall-runoff relationship, Hydrographs, Unit hydrographs, Hydrographs of overland flow, Statistical methods in Hydrology.

Irrigation: Importance of irrigation; Source and quality of irrigation water; Soil-water relationship; Consumptive use; Estimation of irrigation water requirements and scheduling; Methods of irrigation; Water logging, Drainage system in irrigated land Irrigation projects.

CE 463                        Flood Control & River Engineering                            3.0 Credits

Flood Control: Flood and its control, causes of flood & its remedies, Meandering of rivers, Cut off and its effects, River training and its methods, Bank protection, Dredging and dredgers. River Engineering: Behavior of alluvial rivers, River channel pattern and fluvial processes, Aggradations and degradation, local scour, Navigation, Sediment movement in river channels, bed forms and flow regimes

CE 471                                   Hydraulic Structures                             2.0 Credits

Principles of design of hydraulic structures, types of hydraulic structures, Design of dams, Earthen and Gravity dams, barrages, weirs, spillways, spillway gates, Cross drainage works.

HU 4102                                Career Planning Lab                                         1.5 Credits

Dress Code, Manners & Etiquette, Presentation Skill, Communication Workshop, CV Writing, Facing Interview, Employability Requirement, Career Counseling.

CE 404                                          Internship                                                    2.0 Credit

All Civil Engineering students will have to complete a minimum of 90 days internship in a construction firm, consulting engineering firm, engineering organization etc. during the semester breaks in the last 3 (three) semesters of their course works. It is a mandatory requirement for earning the degree of B. Sc in Civil Engineering from Southern University Bangladesh.