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Re: Chennai Anna University Civil Engineering Syllabus

As you asking for the syllabus of the BE Civil Engineering of the Anna university the syllabus of the BE Civil Engineering is as follow:

BE Civil Engineering


SEMESTER I

Technical English – I
Mathematics – I
Engineering Physics
Engineering Chemistry
Computing Techniques
Engineering Graphics
Physics Laboratory
Chemistry Laboratory
Computer Practices Laboratory
Engineering Practices Laboratory

SEMESTER II
Technical English – II
Mathematics – II
Physics for Civil Engineering
Chemistry for Civil and Agricultural
Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Construction Materials
Construction Materials Laboratory

SEMESTER III
Transform Techniques and Partial Dif
ferential Equations
Construction Techniques and Practices
Engineering Geology
Strength of Materials – I
Fluid Mechanics
Computer Aided Building Drawing
Strength of Materials Laboratory

SEMESTER IV
Numerical Methods
Environmental Science and
Engineering
Applied Hydraulic Engineering
Soil Mechanics
Strength of Materials – II
Surveying – I
Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory
Surveying Laboratory – I

Anna university BE Civil Engineering Syllabus
UNIT I
Listening - Introducing learners to GIE - Types of listening - Listening to audio (verbal & sounds);
Speaking - Speaking about one’s place, important festivals etc. – Introducing oneself, one’s
family / friend; Reading - Skimming a reading passage – Scanning for specific information -
Note-making; Writing - Free writing on any given topic (My favourite place / Hobbies / School
life, etc.) - Sentence completion - Autobiographical writing (writing about one’s leisure time
activities, hometown, etc.); Grammar - Prepositions - Reference words - Wh-questions -
Tenses (Simple); Vocabulary - Word formation - Word expansion (root words / etymology);
E-materials - Interactive exercises for Grammar & Vocabulary - Reading comprehension
exercises - Listening to audio files and answering questions.
UNIT II
Listening - Listening and responding to video lectures / talks; Speaking - Describing a simple
process (filling a form, etc.) - Asking & answering questions - Telephone skills – Telephone
etiquette; Reading – Critical reading - Finding key information in a given text - Sifting facts from
opinions; Writing - Biographical writing (place, people) - Lab descriptions (general/specific
description of laboratory experiments) - Definitions - Recommendations; Grammar - Use of
imperatives - Subject-verb agreement; Vocabulary - Compound words - Word Association;
E-materials - Interactive exercises for Grammar and Vocabulary - Listening exercises with
sample telephone conversations / lectures – Picture-based activities.
UNIT III
Listening - Listening to specific task - focused audio tracks; Speaking - Role-play – Simulation
- Group interaction - Speaking in formal situations (teachers, officials, foreigners); Reading
- Reading and interpreting visual material; Writing - Jumbled sentences - Coherence and
cohesion in writing - Channel conversion (flowchart into process) - Types of paragraph (cause
& effect / compare & contrast / narrative / analytical) - Informal writing (letter/e-mail/blogs) -
Paraphrasing; Grammar - Tenses (Past) - Use of sequence words - Adjectives; Vocabulary -
Different forms and uses of words, Cause and effect words; E-materials - Interactive exercises
for Grammar and Vocabulary - Excerpts from films related to the theme and follow up exercises
- Pictures of flow charts and tables for interpretations.
UNIT IV
Listening - Watching videos / documentaries and responding to questions based on them;
Speaking - Responding to questions - Different forms of interviews - Speaking at different
types of interviews; Reading - Making inference from the reading passage - Predicting the
content of a reading passage; Writing - Interpreting visual materials (line graphs, pie charts
etc.) - Essay writing – Different types of essays; Grammar - Adverbs – Tenses – future
time reference; Vocabulary - Single word substitutes - Use of abbreviations & acronyms;
E-materials - Interactive exercises for Grammar and Vocabulary - Sample interviews - film
scenes - dialogue writing.
UNIT V
Listening - Listening to different accents, Listening to Speeches/Presentations, Listening to
broadcast & telecast from Radio & TV; Speaking - Giving impromptu talks, Making presentations
on given topics; Reading - Email communication - Reading the attachment files having a
poem/joke/proverb - Sending their responses through email Writing - Creative writing, Poster
making; Grammar - Direct and indirect speech; Vocabulary - Lexical items (fixed / semi fixed
expressions); E-materials - Interactive exercises for Grammar & Vocabulary - Sending emails
with attachment – Audio / video excerpts of different accents, - Interpreting posters.
TEXT BOOKS
1. Mindscapes: English for Technologists and Engineers, Orient Black Swan, 2012.
2. S.P. Dhanavel, English and Communication Skills for Students of Science and
Engineering, Orient Black Swan, Chennai, 2011.
REFERENCES:
1. Pickett, Nell Ann, Ann A.Laster and Katherine E.Staples. Technical English: Writing,
Reading and Speaking. New York: Longman, 2001.
2. Bailey, Stephen. Academic Writing: A practical guide for students. New York: Rutledge,
2011.
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3. Morgan, David and Nicholas Regan. Take-Off: Technical English for Engineering.
Reading: Garnet Publishing Limited, 2008.
4. Thorn, Michael and Alan Badrick, An Introduction to Technical English, Harlow: Prentice
Hall Europe, 1993.
5. Rizvi, M.Ashraf., Effective Technical Communication. New Delhi: Tata McGraw-Hill
PublishingCompany, 2007.
EXTENSIVE READERS:
1. Murthy, Sudha. Wise & Otherwise. New Delhi: Penguin Books India, 2006.
2. Gates, Bill and Collins Hemingway. Business @ the Speed of Thought: Succeeding in
the Digital Economy. New York: Warner Business Books, 2000.
UNIT I MATRICES
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of a real matrix – Characteristic equation – Properties of
eigenvalues and eigenvectors – Cayley-Hamilton Theorem – Diagonalization of matrices –
Reduction of a quadratic form to canonical form by orthogonal transformation – Nature of
quadratic forms.
UNIT II INFINITE SERIES
Sequences – Convergence of series – General properties – Series of positive terms –Tests
of convergence (Comparison test, Integral test, Comparison of ratios and D’Alembert’s ratio
test) – Alternating series – Series of positive and negative terms –Absolute and conditional
convergence – Power Series – Convergence of exponential, logarithmic and Binomial Series.
UNIT III FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES
Limits and Continuity – Partial derivatives – Homogeneous functions and Euler’s theorem
– Total derivative – Differentiation of implicit functions – Change of variables –Jacobians –
Partial differentiation of implicit functions – Taylor’s series for functions of two variables –
Errors and approximations – Maxima and minima of functions of two variables – Lagrange’s
method of undetermined multipliers.
UNIT IV IMPROPER INTEGRALS
Improper integrals of the first and second kind and their convergence – Evaluation of integrals
involving a parameter by Leibnitz rule – Beta and Gamma functions – Properties – Evaluation
of integrals using Beta and Gamma functions – Error functions
UNIT V MULTIPLE INTEGRALS
Double integrals – Change of order of integration – Double integrals in polar coordinates –
Area enclosed by plane curves – Triple integrals – Volume of Solids – Change of variables in
double and triple integrals – Area of a curved surface.
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Grewal B.S., “Higher Engineering Mathematics”, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 40th
Edition, 2007.
2. Ramana B.V., “Higher Engineering Mathematics”, Tata McGraw Hill Co. Ltd.,New Delhi,
11th Reprint, 2010.
REFERENCES:
1. Jain R.K. and Iyengar S.R.K., “Advanced Engineering Mathematics”, Narosa
Publications, New Delhi, 3rd Edition, 2007.
2. Bali N., Goyal M. and Watkins C., “Advanced Engineering Mathematics”, Firewall Media
(An imprint of Lakshmi Publications Pvt., Ltd.,), New Delhi, 7th Edition, 2009.
3. Greenberg M.D., “Advanced Engineering Mathematics”, Pearson Education, New Delhi,
2nd Edition, 5th Reprint, 2009.
4. Peter V.O’Neil, “Advanced Engineering Mathematics”, Cengage Learning India Pvt.,
Ltd, New Delhi, 2007.
To introduce the basic physics concepts relevant to different branches of Engineering and
Technology.
UNIT I PROPERTIES OF MATTER 9
Elasticity - Poisson’s ratio and relationship between moduli (qualitative) - Stress-strain diagram
- factors affecting elasticity - bending of beams - cantilever - bending moment - theory and
experiment of Young’s modulus determination - Uniform and non-uniform bending - I shaped
girders - twisting couple - hollow cylinder - shaft - torsion pendulum - determination of rigidity
modulus- moment of inertia of a body (regular and irregular).
UNIT II ACOUSTICS AND ULTRASONICS 9
Classification of sound - loudness and intensity - Weber-Fechner Law - standard intensity and
intensity level - decibel - reverberation - reverberation time - rate of growth and decay of sound
intensity - derivation of Sabine’s formula - absorption coefficient and its determination - factors
affecting acoustics of buildings : focussing, interference, echo, Echelon effect, resonance -
noise and their remedies. Ultrasonics - production - magnetostriction and piezoelectric
methods - detection of ultrasound - acoustic grating - industrial applications - NDT - Ultrasonic
method: scan modes and practice.
UNIT III THERMAL PHYSICS 9
Thermal expansion - thermal stress - expansion joints - bimetallic strips - thermal conductivity
- conductions in solids - Forbe’s and Lees’ disc methods - Rectilinear flow of heat through a rod -
flow of heat through a compound materials - radical flow of heat through a spherical shell - thermal
insulation of buildings – Laws of blackbody radiation: Kirchoffs law, Stephens law, Wiens law,
Raleigh-Jean law and Planks law (derivation). Laws of thermodynamics - Otto and diesel engines
and their efficiency - entropy - entropy of Carnot’s cycle - reverse Carnot’s cycle - refrigerator.
UNIT IV APPLIED OPTICS 9
Interference - Michelson interferometer: construction, working, determination of wave length
and thickness - anti-reflection coating - air wedge and its application - Lasers - Einstein’s
coefficients - CO2, Nd:YAG and semiconductor lasers - homo junction and hetro junction -
construction and working - applications - Optical fibres - classification (index & mode based)
- principle and propagation of light in optical fibres - acceptance angle and numerical aperture
- fibre optic communication system - active and passive sensors.
UNIT V SOLID STATE PHYSICS 9
Nature of bonding - growth of single crystals (qualitative) - crystal systems - crystal planes
and directions - expressions for interplanar distance - coordination number and packing factor
for simple structures: SC, BCC, FCC and HCP - structure and significance of NaCl, ZnS,
diamond and graphite - crystal imperfections: point defects, dislocations and stacking faults -
unit cell, Bravais space lattices - miller indices.
TEXT BOOKS:
1. Gaur R.K., and Gupta, S.L., Engineering Physics, Dhanpat Raj Publications, 2003
2. Palanisamy, P.K., Engineering Physics, Scitech Publications (P) Ltd, 2006.
3. Arumugam, M., Engineering Physics, Anuradha Publications, 2000.
REFERENCE BOOKS:
1. Sankar, B.N., Pillai.S.O., Engineering Physics, New Age International (P) Ltd., 2007.
2. Rajendran.V Engineering Physics, Tata McGraw-Hill, 2009.
UNIT I CHEMICAL THERMODYNAMICS 9
Second law: Entropy - entropy change for an ideal gas, reversible and irreversible processes;
entropy of phase transitions; Clausius inequality. Free energy and work function: Helmholtz
and Gibbs free energy functions; Criteria of spontaneity; Gibbs-Helmholtz equation; Clausius15
Clapeyron equation; Maxwell relations – Van’t Hoff isotherm and isochore. Chemical potential;
Gibbs-Duhem equation – variation of chemical potential with temperature and pressure.
UNIT II POLYMER CHEMISTRY 9
Introduction: Classification of polymers – Natural and Synthetic; Thermoplastic and Thermosetting.
Functionality – Degree of polymerisation. Types and mechanism of polymerisation: Addition (Free
Radical, cationic, anionic and living); condensation and copolymerisation. Properties of polymers:
Tg, Tacticity, Molecular weight – weight average, number average and polydispersity index.
Techniques of polymerisation: Bulk, emulsion, solution and suspension.
UNIT III KINETICS AND CATALYSIS 9
Introduction – reaction velocity, factors affecting reaction velocity, rate constant, order of reaction,
molecularity, pseudo molecular reactions, zero, first, second and third order reactions, reactions of
fractional orders, determination of order of reactions. Catalysis: Auto catalysis - Enzyme Catalysis:
Michaelis-Menton equation; factors affecting enzyme catalysis. Heterogeneous Catalysis: Types
of adsorption isotherms: Langmuir–Hinselwood and Rideal–Eley Mechanism.
UNIT IV PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND SPECTROSCOPY 9
Photochemistry: Laws of photochemistry - Grotthuss–Draper law, Stark–Einstein law
and Lambert-Beer Law. Photoprocesses - Internal Conversion, Inter-system crossing,
Fluorescence, Phosphorescence, Chemiluminescence and Photo-sensitisation. Spectroscopy:
Electromagnetic spectrum - Absorption of radiation – Electronic, Vibrational and rotational
transitions. Width and intensities of spectral lines. Spectrophotometric estimation of iron. UVvisible
and IR spectroscopy – principles, instrumentation (Block diagram) and applications.
UNIT V NANOCHEMISTRY 9
Basics - distinction between molecules, nanoparticles and bulk materials; size-dependent
properties. Nanoparticles: Nanocluster, nanorod, nanotube and nanowire. Synthesis: Precipitation,
thermolysis, hydrothermal, solvothermal, electrodeposition, chemical vapour deposition, laser
ablation; Properties and Applications. Risk discussion and Future perspectives.
TEXT BOOKS:
1. P. Kannan and A. Ravikrishnan, “Engineering Chemistry”, Sri Krishna Hitech Publishing
Company Pvt. Ltd. Chennai, 2009.
2. S. Vairam, P. Kalyani and Suba Ramesh, “Engineering Chemistry”, Wiley India, 2011
REFERENCES:
1. P.W. Atkins and de Paula Julio, “Physical Chemistry”, Oxford University Press, 8th Ed.,
(Indian Student Edition) (2009).
2. K. K. Rohatgi-Mukherjee, “Fundamental of Photochemistry” New Age International (P)
Ltd., New Delhi, 1986.
3. G.A. Ozin and A.C. Arsenault, “Nanochemistry: A Chemical Approach to Nanomaterials”,
RSC Publishing, 2005.
4. V.R.Gowariker, N.V.Viswanathan and Jayadev Sreedhar, “Polymer Science”, New
5. Age International P (Ltd.,), Chennai, 2006
UNIT I INTRODUCTION 8
Generation and Classification of Computers- Basic Organization of a Computer –Number
System – Binary – Decimal – Conversion – Problems. Need for logical analysis and thinking
– Algorithm – Pseudo code – Flow Chart.
UNIT II C PROGRAMMING BASICS 10
Problem formulation – Problem Solving - Introduction to ‘ C’ programming –fundamentals
– structure of a ‘C’ program – compilation and linking processes – Constants, Variables –
Data Types – Expressions using operators in ‘C’ – Managing Input and Output operations –
Decision Making and Branching – Looping statements – solving simple scientific and statistical
problems.
UNIT III ARRAYS AND STRINGS 9
Arrays – Initialization – Declaration – One dimensional and Two dimensional arrays. String-
String operations – String Arrays. Simple programs- sorting- searching – matrix operations.
UNIT IV FUNCTIONS AND POINTERS 9
Function – definition of function – Declaration of function – Pass by value – Pass by reference
– Recursion – Pointers - Definition – Initialization – Pointers arithmetic – Pointers and arrays-
Example Problems.
UNIT V STRUCTURES AND UNIONS 9
Introduction – need for structure data type – structure definition – Structure declaration –
Structure within a structure - Union - Programs using structures and Unions – Storage classes,
Pre-processor directives.
TEXT BOOKS
1. Pradip Dey, Manas Ghosh, “Fundamentals of Computing and Programming in C”, First
Edition, Oxford University Press, 2009
2. Ashok N. Kamthane, “Computer programming”, Pearson Education, 2007.
3. Yashavant P. Kanetkar. “ Let Us C”, BPB Publications, 2011.
REFERENCES
1. Kernighan,B.W and Ritchie,D.M, “The C Programming language”, Second Edition,
Pearson Education, 2006
2. Byron S Gottfried, “ Programming with C”, Schaum’s Outlines, Second Edition, Tata
McGraw-Hill, 2006.
3. R.G. Dromey, “How to Solve it by Computer”, Pearson Education, Fourth Reprint, 2007

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