Minor in Civil Engineering | Department of Civil

Minor in Civil Engineering

Keeping the interdisciplinary nature of the university in mind, the Department of Civil Engineering offers a minor program to all students. Students from any department can enroll for a Minor in Civil Engineering at the beginning of their second year, provided they meet the requirements.

Key Information

Department 
Civil Engineering
School 
School of Engineering (SoE)
Contact 
Dr. Sailesh Behera
sailesh.behera@snu.edu.in
Minor Eligibilty 

Students enrolled in any four-year undergraduate program in Shiv Nadar University are eligible for a minor in Civil Engineering, as long as they complete the requisite courses. Some of the courses required for the Minor may have one or more first-year Engineering Science courses as a prerequisite, and students who wish to do a minor in Civil Engineering must have taken and cleared those courses. Applications for enrollment in the Minor are accepted at the beginning of a student's second-year at Shiv Nadar University.

The Minor program in Civil Engineering is designed to provide students with a solid grounding in the basics of Civil Engineering. Although the number of departmental courses in the Minor program is much less than those done by Major students, the Minor courses are selected such that students get exposure to the core facets of contemporary Civil Engineering, and attain a basic level of competence.

Students enrolled in the Minor must complete a mix of courses offered by the Department of Civil Engineering. Students enrolled in the Minor must earn a total of 30-32 credits -- 24 credits for six (6) mandatory courses, and 6 to 8 credits (depending on the courses selected) for two (2) of the five (5) optional courses offered for the Minor program. Students may select to do Elective courses offered to Major students instead of one or both of the optional courses with the permission of the Department of Civil Engineering. All courses must be cleared with a grade of C or better.

Mandatory courses for students enrolled in the Minor in Civil Engineering. All six (6) courses must be completed.
Course code
Title
Credit
CED101
Engineering Mechanics
4

Fundamentals of Mechanics, Equivalent Force-Couple Systems, Simple Resultant, Equilibrium of 2D and 3D Systems, Truss, Friction, Methods of Virtual Work and Potential Energy,

Dynamics and Vibrations.

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CED201
Strength of Materials
4

Stresses and Strains, Principal stress & principal strain, Transformation of plane strain, Mohr’s circle for plane strain, Constitutive Relationships, Beam statics, Beam bending & Shear, Torsion, Buckling

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CED206
Elements of Surveying
4

measuring linear distances and angles, chain, compass, plane table, levelling and contouring, Area and volume calculation, Theodolite, and Electronic devices in Surveying.

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CED302
Soil Mechanics
4

Soil mechanics for analysis and design of foundations, both shallow and deep, and of earth retaining structures. Theory of lateral earth pressure; Methods of analyses; Bearing capacity theories; Design of

shallow foundations: strip footings, isolated footings, combined footings, rafts, Foundations in difficult grounds; Ground improvement techniques; Soil reinforcement.

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CED304
Transportation Engineering - I
4

Introduction to transport system, Traffic Engineering, Roadway Geometry, Materials, Pavement Design

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CED308
Environmental Engineering
4

Water and Waste water Quantity Estimation, Water Distribution and Sewerage Systems, Elements of Water Supply Scheme, Water/Wastewater Quality Enhancement, Physicochemical Processes, Surface and Ground Water Treatment, Biological Processes for Water and Wastewater Quality Enhancement, Elements of Wastewater Disposal Schemes, Rural Water Supply and Sanitation, Water and Wastewater Effluent Treatment Plants, Recent trend & development in field of water and wastewater engineering.

Optional courses for students enrolled in the Minor in Civil Engineering. At least two (2) of the five (5) listed courses must be completed.
CED204
Structural Analysis I
3

Structure, load, response, Force response in statically determinate structures, Displacement response in statically determinate structures, Analysis of statically indeterminate structures

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CED205
Concrete Technology
4

Cement, aggregate, concrete, chemical and mineral admixture, Mix design, Properties of fresh and hardened concrete, Durability and special concrete

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CED210
Sustainable Infrastructure
3

Discussion around the key issues-energy, water, transportation, communication, natural resources and ecology, planning for a sustainable and resilient infrastructure, methods, materials, processes, technologies, practices, and operations for sustainable infrastructure

CED306
Foundation Engineering and Design
3

Soil mechanics for analysis and design of foundations, both shallow and deep, and of earth retaining structures. Theory of lateral earth pressure; Methods of analyses; Bearing capacity theories; Design of shallow foundations: strip footings, isolated footings, combined footings, rafts, Foundations in difficult grounds; Ground improvement techniques; Soil reinforcement.

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CED307
Estimating, Costing and Project Management
4

Cash Flow Analysis, Uncertainty and Risk Analysis. Various phases of Project, Project proposal, Components of planning, Objectives of planning, factors affecting planning. Job Planning: Bar diagrams and bar charts, C.P.M. , P.E.R.T. : Event identification, event time, network preparation and analysis, precedence network and cost interaction. principles of estimating. Methods of taking out quantities of items of work. Mode of measurement, measurement sheet and abstract sheet, bill of quantities.

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