|BRIDGE ENGINEERING||History of bridge-building.
Types of bridges.
Materials for modern bridges.
Loads on bridges – standard truck and lane loading. Impact loads.
Wind and seismic loads.
Serviceability criteria – deflection and fatigue.
Non-composite vs. Composite Design.
T-Beam. Plate Girder Bridges – general approach.
Box Girder Bridges.
Pressurised Concrete Bridges.
Optimum Bridge Proportioning.
Bridge Aesthetics, Inspection, Rehabilitation.
||October 2020 - TO-DATE|
|TUNNEL ENGINEERING||Tunnelling and underground space development.
Factors affecting shape.
Size and route of tunnels.
Geological investigation relevant to tunnelling.
History of tunnelling.
Soft ground tunnelling
Design of tunnel lining.
||May 2021 - TO-DATE|
|HARBOUR ENGINEERING||Sea port and its importance in the national and international communication systems,
Location of harbour,
Natural and artificial harbours;
Accessibility and size,
Waves and their action on marine structures,
Docks||January 2021 - TO-DATE|
|STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF HIGHRISE STRUCTURES||Philosophy and design criteria of tall buildings.
Design concepts for framed, shear wall, tubular and coupled structures.
Considerations for lateral loads - wind & seismic.
Structural analysis and design of typical tall buildings.
Computer applications to the analysis of tall buildings.
||January 2021 - TO-DATE|
|ADVANCED STRUCTURAL CONCRETE DESIGN||1.1 Concrete Mix Design:
1.2 Prestressed concrete design:
1.3 Prestressing of statically indeterminate structures:
1.4 Concrete in aggressive environments. Seismic-resistant design.
||June 2019. - TO-DATE|
|ADVANCED STRUCTURAL DESIGN||The nature and function of a structure.
Fundamental criteria for design of structures.
Design of shell structures, elevated water tanks, tall buildings, and cable structures.
||March 2021 - TO-DATE|
|BEHAVIOUR AND DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES||The behavior of structural steel members.
Structures and connections by welding and bolting.
The significance of the behaviour in terms of design and the development of design specifications.
Elastic and non elastic behaviour.
Plate girder design including tension field action.
Tubular section design – stable and unstable equilibrium.
Elastic instability and critical loads.
||March 2021 - TO-DATE|
|STRUCTURAL MATERIALS||(i). Relevance of materials properties as determined by test procedures to practical structural and building requirements.
(ii). Composite materials and fibre-reinforced matrices.
(iv). Stability of materials under service conditions.
(v). Investigation of locally produced alternative materials.
||August 2021 - TO-DATE|
|THEORY OF STRUCTURES IIB||1.1.1 Structural Dynamics.
1.1.2 Formulation of equations for single degree of freedom.
1.1.3 Undamped and damped systems.
1.1.4 Forced vibrations.
1.1.5 Multi-degree of freedom dynamics.
1.1.6 Introduction to Earthquake Engineering.
||January, 2020 - TO-DATE|
|CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS I||Construction materials and environmental consideration.
Introduction to types.
Concrete making materials.
Properties of fresh and hardened concrete.
Mixing, placing and curing.
Destructive and non-destructive tests.
Quality control, durability, and special concrete.
Masonry: building stone, block and brick types.
Properties, uses, deterioration properties of mortar.
Quality control tests on masonry and mortars.
||March 2017 - TO-DATE|