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7th June 2015, 12:05 PM
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Re: MPPSC Civil Engineering Syllabus

As you want I am here providing you syllabus of the Civil Engineering of MPPSC examination .

Syllabus :

A. Solid Mechanics :

Homogeneous and isotropic media- Stresses and strains.elastic constants, uni-directional tension and strain. Failure theories of homogenous and isotropic materials.

Bending moments and shear force and stresses due to them in beams. Deflection in beams. Columns- stability and critical loads.

Torsion of shafts, Combined bending, torsional and direct stresses.

Thoin cylinders and spherical shells under internal and external presses.

Strain Energy in elastic deformation, impact fatigue and creep. Stresses in frames analytical and graphical methods of finding forces in the members of trusses and girdeys.

B. Fluid Mechanics :

Properties of fluids, fluid statics-pressure at a point, forces on plane and curved surfaces. Buoyancy-stability of floating and submerged bodies. Dynamics of fluid flow : Continuity, momentum and energy equations applied to flow in closed conduits and free surface flows. Ideal fluidi flowstream function, velocity potential,'circulation and vorticity, flownets separation and basic patterns of flaw.

Dimentional analysis-units and dimensions, non- dimentional numbers, Buckingham's pitheorem. Principles of similitude and application

Viscous flow-flow between static plates and circular- tubes, Boundary layer concept, drag and lift.

Incompressible flow through pipes laminar and turbulent flow, critical velocity, frictional and other losses, in piping systems. Pipe network analysis.

Open channel - flow measurements, uniform and non-uniform flow, specific energy and critical depth. Gradually varied flow; surface profiles.

C. Soil Mechanics :

Origin of soils. Three phase system: index properties, soil classification.

Permeability and capillarity. Seepage basic. Equation for flow through porous media. Flow net characteristics. uses and construction. Flow through earth dams,

Stresses in soils-Concept of effective stresses. Geostatics and applied stresses. Stress distribution in soils, stress path.

Consolidation-Terzaghi 's theory of one dimensional consolidation. Laboratory determination of consolidation parameters. Settlement computations.

Shear strength Mohr-Coulomb failure criterion. Laboratory and field methods of determination of shear Strength parameters.

Earth pressures:- Classifical Theories, of earth pressure determination by analytical and graphical methods.

Stability of slopes finite and infinite slopes, Taylor’s stability number and its uses. Swedish-circle method. Bishop's simplified method,

Bearing capacity : Computation from laboratory and insite tests for shallow foundations.

D. Surveyings :

General principle, sign conventions plotting of maps. Topo sheets and their uses.

Surveying by Chair, compass and plane table.

Levelling : Types and adjustment of instruments : Fly, reciprocal and precise leveling. Correction for refraction and curvature, errors in leveling.

Theodolite : Component fundamental axes and adjustment of transit Theodolite. Measurement of angles and there recording. Theodolite and tacheometric traversing. Traverse Computation. Triangulation Errors and there adjustment.

Contouring : Characteristics uses and, plothing. Computation of areas and volumes.

Curves : Type and there setting. Element of photogrammetry, basic principles definitions, stereoscopic vision and measurements, different scale of vertical photographs determination of flight height and elevations (ground relief) from vertical photograph ground control survey.

E. Building planning material and construction :

Planning : General principles of planning, Lighiting, ventilation and orientation of buildings. Functional location of rooms in a building.

Materials : Stones, Bricks, Limes, Cement and Concrete, Timber, plastic and paints.

Construction : detailing of walls floor, roofs, Staircase, doors, and windows as per IS codes of practice.
15th April 2016, 08:23 AM
MPPSC Civil Engineering Syllabus

Hello buddy I am preparing for MPPSC Civil Engineering exam so I am looking for the Syllabus so can you provide me the Syllabus of MPPSC Civil Engineering
15th April 2016, 08:25 AM
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Re: MPPSC Civil Engineering Syllabus

As per your demand here is the

Exam Syllabus : Exam Syllabus for Civil Engineering written Exam is given below:-



1. Structural Analysis
Determinate and Indeterminate Structures, Degrees of Freedom. Static and Kinematic indeterminacy, Principle of Superposition, Virtual Work, Energy theorem, Deflection of Trusses, Redundant Frames. Analysis of Determinate and Indeterminate Arches, their influence lines. Rolling loads, influence lines for Determinate Beams and Pin-jointed Frames. Mullar Breslau’s Principle and influence lines for Indeterminate Beams and Frames. Slope Deflection, Moment Distribution and Kani’s methods. Column Analogy, Energy Methods for analysis of indeterminate beams and frames. approximate methods for analysis of Rigid Frames. Matrix Methods of analysis, Stiffness and Flexibility Matrices of Beams. Frames & Trusses, Elements of Plastic analysis.

2. Structural Design
(1) Steel Design
Factors of Safety and Load Factors. Rivetted and Welded connections of Members, Design of Tension, Compression and Flexural members, built-up beams and Plate Girder Slab and Gusseted Bases for Columns, Design of Roof Trusses. Purling and Coverings, Structural Steel tubes and their connections Industrial and Multi-Storyed Buildings Water tank and supporting tower’s design. Plastic Design of Continuous Beams & Frames.
(2) R.C. Design
Working Stress and Limit State methods for design of Rectangular, T and L Beams, Slabs and Columns. Isolated and Combined footings, Raft Foundations. Overhead, Resting on ground and Underground Water Tanks. Design of Bunkers and Silos. Methods and Systems of Prestressing, Anchorages. Losses in Prestress, Design of Prestressed Concrete Beams.

3. Construction Planning and Management
Detailed estimates, specifications, analysis and rates of various works in civil engineering. Construction activity, work break down structures, scheduling through CPM and PERT analysis, cost optimization through network construction, Float times, Bar charts, Project control and super-vision, cost reduction measures, Cost analysis and resource allocation, Fundamentals of engineering economics, methods of appraisal, present work, annual costs, benefit cost analysis, Types of tenders and contract conditions.

4. Environmental Engineering
Water Demand – Per capita Demand, Population Estimation methods Water Quality Criteria for various uses viz. Domestic & Non-Domestic, Irrigation effects & significance of important parameters and permissible concentration as per relevant standards. Transmission of Water- relative merits & demerits of various pipes viz C.I. G.I. Mild Steel. A.C. Pressure Pipes. Corrosion of Pipes-types & Methods of control System of distribution & layouts of distribution. Unit Processes & Operations for Water Treatment viz, Objectives and Design criteria of Sedimentation, Coagulation, Flocculation, Chemical Sedimentation. Filtration (slow sand & rapid sand), Disinfection, Softening. Quantity & Characterization of Domestic Sewage-significance of B.O.D., C.O.D., D.O., Solids. T.O.C., N.O.D. Effluent Standards, River Standards. Sewage System-Design of Sewer & Storm Sewer, Sewage Pumps. Design of Screens, Grit Chamber. Design of Primary Sedimentation tank. Design of Biological Treatment Units viz. Trickling filters, Activated Sludge Treatment and Secondary Sedimentation tank. Waste Stabilization Ponds- Aerobic, Anaerobic & Facultative Ponds, design criteria and principles. Sludge Treatment- Digestion & Sludge Disposal. Septic Tanks-design criteria & working Self Purification of Streams- oxygen sag curve. Types of Pollution-Sources & effects of various pollution viz., Water, Air, Land & Noise, Relevant standards. Rural Sanitation, Solid Waste- collection & disposal.


1. Water Resources Engineering
Water Resources in the Globe, Available Fresh Water. Need for Optimum use of Available water, Schemes for Drinking, Irrigation, Hydro Power, Multipurpose Schemes. Irrigation – Necessity, Scope, Benefits & Effects. Methods & Systems of Irrigation, their efficiencies. Water Distribuion & Scheduling techniques. Crop Water Requirements, Evapotranspiration, Consumptive Use, Duty, Delta, Base Period their relation, Crop Rotation, Quality of Irrigation Water. Hydrology – Hydrological Cycle, Precipitation – Types, Measurement, Raingauge Network, Analysis of Precipitation Data, Dependability Analysis, Unit Hydrograph, Summation & Synthetic Hydrographs, Design Flood by UH & Frequency Studies. Ground Water – Class & Availability of Soil Moisture. Aquifers- Confined & Unconfined. Open & Tube Wells, Radial Flow in Wells, Depuit’s Theory. Darey’s Law, Seepage Analysis using Flow Nets. Yield of Wells, determination. Storage Scheme – Reservoir Planning, Capacity, Yield, Life. Gravity & Earthen Dams. Forces Acing, Modes of Failure, Stability Criteria, Design. Galleries. Shafts. Joints in Gravity Dams. Foundation Treatment. Spillways, Types, Design of Ogee & Syphon Spillways. Energy Dissipating Devices, Design of Stilling Basins. Diversion Schemes – Structures on Pervious Formations, Bligh’s & Khosla’s Theory, Hydraulic Jump, Design of Vertical Drop Weir & Barrage. Distribution System – Canals – Classification, Layout, Alignment, Capacity, Design of Canals. Silt Theories, Canal Regulation Structures. Design of Head & Cross Regulators, Canal Falls, Cross Drainage Works, and Outlets, Escapes. Water Logging – Causes, Effects, Remedial Measures, Losses in Canals, Canal Lining, Types. Advantages, Conjunctive use of Surface & Ground Water. River Training – Objective & Methods, Concepts of Hydro Power Projects.

2. Transportation Engineering
Railways – Permanent Way, Sleepers, Rail Fastenings, Ballast, Points and Crossings, different types of Turn Outs. Stations and Yards, Turn Tables, Signals and Interlocking, Level Crossing. Maintenance of Track, Super-elevation, Creep of Rails, Ruling Gradients, Track Resistance. Tractive Efforts, Curve Resistance. Highways & Airports – Principles of Highway Planning, Highway Alignments. Geometrical design, Cross-section. Camber, Super-elevation. Horizontal and Vertical curves. Classification of Roads. Design and Construction of Flexible and Rigid pavements for Highway and Airfields. Evaluation of Pavement Failure and Strengthening, Drainage of Roads. Traffic Engineering : Traffic Surveys, Highway Capacity, Intersections, Rotary Design Elements, Signs, Signals and Markings. Selection of Airport Sites, Windrose Diagram & Runway Orientation. Runway and Taxiway Geometric and Lighting. Bridge Engineering – Selection of Site, Design Data collection, Hydraulic Design, Scour Depth for Bridge Foundation, Economic Span. Type of Road and Railway Bridges, Design Loads and Forces, Impact Factor, Indian Loading Standards. Super Structure & Sub Structure, Abutments, Piers, Wing Walls, Return Approaches.

3. Geotechnical Engineering
Index Properties of Soil, Classification of Soils. Clay Minerals. Capillary Water, Permeability, Factors Affecting Permeability, Lab and field methods. Permeability of stratified soil deposits. Seepage Pressure, Quick Sand Condition, Flow Net, its properties & uses. Stess distributioin in soils, Boussinesq’s theory. Newmark’s Chart. Consolidation and Settlement : Terzaghi’s theory, Consolidation test. Settlement computiation. Time Settlement cureve. Compaction tests & their significance, factors affecting compaction. Shear Strength Parameters, Shear Tests, Mohr Coulomb’s failure theory, Skempton’s Pore Pressure coefficients. Earth Pressure at rest, Active and Passive Pressures, Rankine’s and Coulomb’s theory. Bearing capacity, Terzaghi’s analysis, factors affecting Bearing Capacity, Plate Load Test. Stability of Slopes, Sweedish Slip Circle method and Bishop’s simplified method. Stability Number. Sub-surface exploration. Methods, sampling, SPT, DCPT and Static Cone Penetration Test, Electrical Resistivity and Seismic method. Essential features of Foundation, types, design criteria, Rafts. Pile Foundation, Types of Piles, Pile Capacity, Pile Load Test. Group Action. Static/
Dynamic formulae. Elements of Machine Foundation, Natural frequency, Amplification and Resonance. Ground Improvement Techniques, Sand Drains, Soil Stabilization, Geotextiles.

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