Syllabus : Indian Engineering
CIVIL ENGINEERING PAPER-II
(For both objective and conventional type
1. (a) FLUID MECHANICS, OPEN CHANNEL FLOW, PIPE FLOW:
Fluid Properties, Pressure, Thrust, Buoyancy; Flow Kinematics;
Integration of flow equations; Flow measurement; Relative motion; Moment of
momentum; Viscosity, Boundary layer and Control, Drag, Lift; dimensional
Analysis, Modelling; Cavitation; Flow oscillations; Momentum and Energy
principles in Open channel flow, Flow controls, Hydraulic jump, Flow sections
and properties; Normal flow, Gradually varied flow; Surges; Flow development and
losses in pipe flows, Measurements; Siphons; Surges and Water hammer; Delivery
of Power Pipe networks.
(b) HYDRAULIC MACHINES AND HYDROPOWER:
Centrifugal pumps, types, performance parameters, scaling, pumps in parallel;
Reciprocating pumps, air vessels, performance parameters; Hydraulic ram;
Hydraulic turbines, types, performance parameters, controls, choice; Power
house, classification and layout, storage, pondage, control of supply.
2. (a) HYDROLOGY :
Hydrological cycle, precipitation and related data analyses, PMP, unit and
synthetic hydrographs; Evaporation and transpiration; Floods and their
management, PMF; Streams and their gauging; River morphology; Routing of floods;
Capacity of Reservoirs.
(b) WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING :
Water resources of the globe: Multipurpose uses of Water:
Soil-Plant-Water relationships, irrigation systems, water demand assessment;
Storages and their yields, ground water yield and well hydraulics; Waterlogging,
drainage design; Irrigation revenue; Design of rigid boundary canals, LaceyÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s
and Tractive force concepts in canal design, lining of canals; Sediment
transport in canals; Non-Overflow and overflow sections of gravity dams and
their design, Energy dissipators and tailwater rating; Design of headworks,
distribution works, falls, cross-drainage works, outlets; River training.
3. (a) WATER SUPPLY ENGINEERING :
Sources of supply, yields, design of intakes and conductors; Estimation
of demand; Water quality standards; Control of Water-borne diseases; Primary and
secondary treatment, detailing and maintenance of treatment units; Conveyance
and distribution systems of treated water, leakages and control; Rural water
supply; Institutional and industrial water supply.
(b) WASTE WATER ENGINEERING:
Urban rain water disposal; Systems of sewage collection and disposal;
Design of sewers and sewerage systems; pumping; Characteristics of sewage and
its treatment, Disposal of products of sewage treatment, streamflow rejuvenation
Institutional and industrial sewage management; Plumbing Systems; Rural and
(c) SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Sources, classification, collection and disposal; Design and Management
(d) AIR AND NOISE POLLUTION AND ECOLOGY:
Sources and effects of air pollution, monitoring of air pollution; Noise
pollution and standards; Ecological chain and balance, Environmental assessment.
4 (a) SOIL MECHANICS:
Properties of soils, classification and interrelationship; Compaction behaviour,
methods of compaction and their choice; Permeability and seepage, flow nets,
Inverted filters; Compressibility and consolidation; Shearing resistance,
stresses and failure; soil testing in laboratory and in-situ; Stress path and
applications; Earth pressure theories, stress distribution in soil; soil
exploration, samplers, load tests, penetration tests.
(b) FOUNDATION ENGINEERING :
Types of foundations, Selection criteria, bearing capacity, settlement,
laboratory and field tests; Types of piles and their design and layout,
Foundations on expansive soils, swelling and its prevention, foundation on
5. (a) SURVEYING :
Classification of surveys, scales, accuracy; Measurement of distances - direct
and indirect methods; optical and electronic devices; Measurement of directions,
prismatic compass, local attraction; Theodolites - types; Measurement of
elevations - Spirit and trigonometric levelling; Relief representation;
Contours; Digital elevation modelling concept; Establishment of control by
triangulations and traversing - measurements and adjustment of observations,
computation of coordinates; Field astronomy, Concept of global positioning
system; Map preparation by plane tabling and by photogrammetry; Remote sensing
concepts, map substitutes.
(b) TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING :
Planning of highway systems, alignment and geometric design, horizontal and
vertical curves, grade separation; Materials and construction methods for
different surfaces and maintenance: Principles of pavement design; Drainage.
Traffic surveys, Intersections, signalling: Mass transit systems, accessibility,
Tunnelling, alignment, methods of construction, disposal of muck, drainage,
lighting and ventilation, traffic control, emergency management.
Planning of railway systems, terminology and designs, relating to gauge, track,
controls, transits, rolling stock, tractive power and track modernisation;
Maintenance; Appurtenant works; Containerisation.
Harbours - layouts, shipping lanes, anchoring, location identification; Littoral
transport with erosion and deposition; sounding methods; Dry and Wet docks,
components and operational Tidal data and analyses.
Airports - layout and orientation; Runway and taxiway design and drainage
management; Zoning laws; Visual aids and air traffic control; Helipads, hangers,