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CECB113 MECHANICS I : STATICS
Pre-requisite : None
Co-requisite: None

Fundamental concepts of mechanics, force systems and couples, free body diagrams, and equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies. Distributed forces; centroids and centre of gravity of lines, areas, and volumes. Second moment of area, volumes, and masses. Principle axes and principle moment of inertia. Friction and the laws of dry friction. Introduction to kinematics of particles. Application to structures and machine elements, such as bars, beams, trusses and friction devices.

 
CEGB112 ENGINEERING GEOLOGY
Pre-requisite : None
Co-requisite : CEGB111

Physical geology: Minerals. Igneous rocks, Sedimentary rocks and Metamorphic rocks. Geologic time. Plate Tectonics and mountain building process. Engineering geology: Stratigraphy. Geologic structures. Surface processes: weathering, erosion and soil. Groundwater. Geologic materials used in construction. Site investigation and engineering geological maps.

 
CEMB113 CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS
Pre-requisite : None
Co-requisite : CEMB111

Cement: types of cement, Portland cement, production, composition, characteristics, tests on cement properties. Aggregates: classification, characteristics, gradation, strength, tests on aggregate properties. Concrete: concrete mix, tests for fresh concrete mix, workability of fresh concrete, shotcrete, concrete admixtures, strength of concrete, aspects of hardened concrete, tests for hardened concrete. Bituminous materials: asphalt refining, uses and properties; asphalt cement physical tests, asphalt cement grading system, rheological properties and pavement performance. Steel: steel classifications, production, properties, types of steel used in the construction industry. Timber: timber classification, production, properties, types of timber used in the construction industry.

 

CEMB124 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS
Pre-requisite : CECB113 
Co-requisite : CEMB121

Concepts of stress, strain; equations of equilibrium and compatibility; mechanical properties; stress strain laws; extension; torsion; and bending of bars; beam theory; combined stresses; columns and selected topics.

 

CECB122 MECHANICS II: DYNAMICS
Pre-requisite : CECB113
Co-requisite : None

The objective of this course is to develop skills in treating the dynamic analysis of structural systems.

 

CEVB213 SURVEYING FOR ENGINEERS
Pre-requisite : None
Co-requisite : CEVB211

Surveying concepts : principles and use of surveys, geodetic survey, plane survey, operations in surveying, units of measurements, drawing of surveying. Basic survey measurements: observations and errors, distance measurements, vertical distance measurements (leveling), angle and direction measurement, combined distance and angular measurement. Survey operations: traverse, methods for horizontal positioning, global positioning system. Type of surveys: control and topographic surveying, route surveying, construction surveying, land surveys , curve ranging: horizontal curve, vertical curve.

 

CEWB123 MECHANICS OF FLUIDS
Pre-requisite : CECB113 OR MEMB213
Co-requisite : CEWB121

Fluid as continuum, velocity filed, fluid statics, conservation laws for systems and control volumes, dimensional analysis and similarity, viscous flow, boundary layers, incompressible flow, compressible flow, open channels and turbo-machinery.

 

CECB212 CIVIL ENGINEERING DRAFTING TECHNOLOGY
Pre-requisite : None
Co-requisite : CECB211

Graphic language, engineering drawing and drafting, general principles, drawing equipments and media, basic line works, lettering, dimensioning and scales. Views, sections and conventions, shape description by views; orthographic projections; isometric projections and drawings; auxiliary views; sections; perspective views, one-point and two-point perspective. Civil engineering drawings, symbols and abbreviations, plans, sections and structural grids, working drawings, structural key-plan, reinforcement detailing, structural steel detailing. Computer-aided drawing and drafting, preparation of drawing using computer program, e.g., AutoCAD.

 

CEEB313 WATER & WASTEWATER ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : CEEB223
Co-requisite: None

Water supplies: water quantity, surface water supplies, reservoirs, groundwater. Water treatment systems. Physical treatment processes: screening, mixing and flocculation, clarification and sedimentation of discrete particles, filtration. Chemical treatment processes: chemical considerations, water softening, iron and manganese removal, chemical disinfection, taste and odour. Wastewater engineering: characteristic of wastewater, screening, primary treatment , secondary treatment, aeration system, sludge treatment, disposal of sludge.

 

CEGB233 SOIL MECHANICS
Pre-requisite : CEMB124 AND CEGB112
Co-requisite : CEGB211

Origins and composition of soil. Classification of soils for engineering purposes. Basic physical properties of soils. Groundwater, pore pressure and effective stress. Soil permeability and seepage: coefficient of permeability, seepage velocity and seepage pressure, constant head and falling head tests, field permeability tests, two dimensional flow, flow net, seepage through earth dam and embankments, seepage in anisotropic soils, instability due to seepage and dewatering excavations. Measurement of shear strength: shear strength and friction model, shear box test, triaxial compression test, variations in undrained strength, sensitivity of clays, pore pressure coefficients A and B, shear vane test and estimates of shear strength parameters from index tests. Consolidation theory: oedometer test, void ratio-pressure plots, normally consolidated and overconsolidated clays. Site investigation and in-situ testing. Laboratory and field testing of soils.

 

CEPB323 PROJECT MANAGEMENT & CONSTRUCTION
Pre-requisite : CESB343, CEGB333
Co-requisite : None

Principles of management: planning and decision making, organizing, leading and leadership and controlling. Project management: characteristics of projects, engineering economic analysis, project screening and selection, structuring the project, project scheduling, project budget, project control, computer support and project termination. Construction engineering: civil engineering construction processes, methods and techniques : construction contracts, construction machinery and equipment and construction safety.

 

CEGB333 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : CEGB233
Co-requisite : None

Soil strength and stiffness; critical state soil mechanics; stresses and displacement of soil mass; lateral earth pressures; consolidation settlements; stability of slopes.

 

CESB223 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS I
Pre-requisite: CEMB124
Co-requisite: None

Fundamental concepts: forces, actions and reactions; free-body diagrams, equilibrium, and internal loading (Shear, axial and bending moments ) flexibility, compatibility, boundary conditions, work and energy, virtual work, energy methods. Statically determinate structures: statically determinacy and stability; reaction forces for planar and non-planar structures; Cables and arches; truss deflections by energy methods; Deflection by moment area method, .Conjugate beam method and Castigilianos theorem. Analysis of indeterminate structures using the force method of analysis and three moment equation for 1st and 2nd degree indeterminate structures.

 

CESB333 STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN I
Pre-requisite : CECB212, CESB223, CEMB113
Co-requisite: CESB353

Methods of analysis, limit state approach, general members, design of members subjected to bending, design of members subjected to combined actions, design of connections, design of members subjected to axial tension, design of multistorey buildings.

 

CETB322 HIGHWAY ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : CEMB113, CEGB213
Co-requisite: None

Highway geometric design; pavement materials, design, maintenance and rehabilitation; and highway intersection analysis, design and control.

 

CETB412 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite: CETB322
Co-requisite: None

Transportation systems, modes of transportation, transportation organizations and management, transportation planning and demand analysis, transportation impact assessment, sustainable transportation, intelligent transportation system, principles of traffic flow, traffic management, traffic engineering studies, level of service and capacity, and characteristics of the driver, pedestrian, vehicle and road.

 

CEWB222 HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : CEWB123
Co-requisite : CEWB221

Hydraulic Engineering follows the introductory Fluid Mechanics subject in the Water Engineering strand. It aims to consolidate students' knowledge of fluid principles, and to cover principles of open channel flow and pipe flow. The course introduces the open channel flow and its classification, properties, energy and momentum principles, Uniform flow, Critical flow, Design of Channels for Uniform flow, Gradually Varied flow, Rapidly varied flow and Hydraulic Structures. On completion, students will have a deeper knowledge of fluid flow principles, and a proficiency in solving problems and performing design calculations for open channel flow systems and pipe flow systems using Chapter 25 and Chapter 26 of MSMA Manual.

 

CEWB322 HYDROLOGY ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : CEWB222
Co-requisite : None

Hydrologic cycle, precipitation, infiltration, evaporation and transpiration, streamflow, hydrologic measurement and monitoring, runoff and catchment, statistics and frequency distribution and analysis, hydrographs, unit hydrograph, groundwater hydrology, rainfall - runoff relationship and hydrologic modelling, design rainfall and streamflow estimation.

 

CEGB423 FOUNDATION ENGINEERING I
Pre-requisite : CEGB333
Co-requisite: None

Shallow Foundations: ultimate bearing capacity and settlement of shallow foundations, and mat foundations. Retaining walls: gravity and cantilever walls. Sheet pile walls: cantilever and anchored sheet pile walls. Braced cuts: design of various components of a braced cut and soil heave problem. Pile foundations: type of piles, length of piles, pile capacity, pile driving formulas, pile load tests, laterally loaded pile, pullout resistance of pile, negative skin friction, pile groups and spacing of piles, efficiency of pile groups, settlement of pile foundations and construction of pile foundations. Drilled shafts: types of drilled shafts, construction procedures, drilled shaft capacity, settlement of drilled shaft.

 

CEGB493 ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNOLOGY & GEOTECHNICAL MODELING
Pre-requisite: CEGB333
Co-requisite: None

This course exposes students with sufficient knowledge of environmental geotechnology, and enables them to be skilful at performing finite element simulation to model and analyze environmental geotechnical problem. Students will be introduced with the basic principles and applications of environmental geotechnology before they learn how to use PLAXIS Professional version software to perform environmental geotechnical simulation. Topics covered include Geotechnics and the environment, Ground investigation, Waste disposal by landfill, Contaminated land, Derelict land, Waste materials in geotechnical construction, Noise and ground vibrations, Radioactive waste disposal, and Introduction to PLAXIS for environmental geotechnical application.

 

CERB412 PROJECT I
Pre-requisite : CESB343 OR CEGB213 OR CEWB322 OR CEPB323
Co-requisite: None

Students select a civil engineering project or one that is suggested by faculty members and work under the supervision of faculty members. Problems from all areas of civil engineering can be considered. The studies for projects may involve construction and assemblies of structures.

 

CERB424 PROJECT II
Pre-requisite : CERB412, COEB314
Co-requisite: None

Students select a civil engineering project or one that is suggested by faculty members and work under the supervision of faculty members. Problems from all areas of civil engineering can be considered. The studies for projects may involve construction and assemblies of structures.

 

CESB353 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS II
Pre-requisite : CESB223
Co-requisite: None

Fundamentals of statically indeterminate analysis: requirements and limitations of equilibrium; redundancies, requirements and limitations of compatibility; compatibility method (flexibility method) of analysis; equilibrium method (stiffness method) of analysis. Flexibility method: fundamental concepts of flexibility method; structure and member coordinate systems; member flexibility matrix; generation of structure flexibility matrix; application of the flexibility method; internally redundant structures; choice of redundants. Stiffness method: fundamental concepts of stiffness method; coordinate systems; member stiffness matrix; generation of structure stiffness matrix; application of stiffness method; comparison between flexibility and stiffness methods. stiffness and flexibility for differential element; relationship between stiffness and flexibility matrices; determination of flexibility coefficients; determination of stiffness coefficients.

 

CESB343 REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN I
Pre-requisite: CECB212, CESB223, CEMB113
Co-requisite: CESB353

Properties of concrete and reinforcement, service load behaviour, ultimate flexural strength design of rectangular and flanged beams , shear design, bond and development length, continuous beams, design for serviceability, design for durability and fire resistance, reinforced concrete slab systems.

 

CESB423 REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN II
Pre-requisite : CESB343
Co-requisite: None

Reinforced concrete slab systems, design of columns, design of tied and spiral columns, slenderness effects, and foundations including, pad footing, combined footing, strip footing, raft foundation and pile caps and introduction to prestressed concrete.

 

CESB493 INTEGRATED CIVIL ENGINEERING DESIGN PROJECT
Pre-requisite : CEEB313, CETB322, COEB314, CESB423
Co-requisite: None

This course serves as a capstone design project for Civil Engineering students. It is a team design project applying engineering and project management principles for a multidisciplinary design which involve an integration of all aspects of Civil Engineering namely Environmental, Geotechnical, Water Supply, Sewerage, Structural, Transportation and Project Management, with the design process from conceptual and preliminary design to final design for construction purposes. It requires that each student demonstrate the ability to complete a significant engineering design using the knowledge gained as an undergraduate in the Civil Engineering program.

Students have to develop proposal for engineering design and organization of the design team, proposal for infrastructural work and civil work shall include earthwork, water supply and reticulation, sewerage system and reticulation, drainage system, selection and proportioning of structural systems, foundation design and cost estimates of the development. Given the scope of the task, success will hinge on the ability of the students to work independently on components of the overall design, yet be able to work cooperatively within a design team.

 

CECB423 NUMERICAL METHODS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS
Pre-requisite : MATB113, MATB143 AND CCSB163
Co-requisite: None

Numerical methods. Non-linear equations. Solution of systems of linear algebraic equations. Curve fitting. Numerical differentiation and integration. Numerical solutions of ordinary and partial differential equations. Eigenvalue problems.

 

CEEB223 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : None
Co-requisite : CEEB221

Engineering and the environment; overview of environmental issues; surface water quality and monitoring; drinking water standards; effluent standard; water treatment technologies; wastewater treatment technologies; sludge disposal; air pollution control; noise pollution control; solid waste management; hazardous management; project planning and environmental impact assessment and studies.

 

CEGB463 FIELD AND ROCK ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : CEGB333
Co-requisite: None

Description and classification of soils and rocks; Site Investigation; Borehole and In situ Testing; Rock Engineering; Rock Testing; Rock Tunnel & Rock Excavation Technique.

 

CESB463 ANALYSIS & DESIGN OF CIVIL ENGINEERING STRUCTURES
Pre-requisite : CESB343
Co-requisite: None

Analysis of reinforced concrete frames and application of wind loading , design of staircase and slab using yield line theory, Slender column design, foundation subjected to axial load and moment, and edge foundation ( strap and strip footing ), and pretress concrete ( Magnel diagram).

 

CESB473 STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN II
Pre-requisite : CESB333
Co-requisite: None

Continuous structures, plastic analysis, in-plane and out-of-plane stability for plastic analysis; plastic design of continuous beams and frames. Multi-story rigid frames, stability of frames. Plate girders; shear buckling resistance, web openings, design of stiffeners. Thin-walled steel structures, effective width method, design of thin-walled members.

 

CETB413 TRANSPORTATION PLANNING
Pre-requisite : CETB322 AND CETB412
Co-requisite: None

Transportation Planning Process, Transportation Modelling, Traffic Forecasting, Transportation Demand Analysis, Transportation Project Impact Assessment and Transportation Project Evaluation.

 

CEWB423 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite: CEWB222 AND CEWB322
Co-requisite: None

Hydrologic Design Concept based on MSMA Manual, Design Rainfall, Flow runoff estimation, Design Runoff Conveyance System (Open Drainage System), Design stormwater detention systems (OSD & Detention Pond), Design open drain and engineered waterways, Stormwater Quality Control Post Construction and Stormwater Quality Control during Construction (Best Management Practices (BMPs) for erosion and sediment control), Introduction to river management; Overview of River Corridor Processes, Characteristics, and Functions; and Hydropower Engineering.

 

CEWB433 URBAN HYDROLOGY & STORMWATER ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : CEWB222 AND CEWB322
Co-requisite: None

Hydrologic Design Concepts. Design Rainfall Intensities for Frequent, Short and Rare Storm Duration. Regulatory Criteria and Requirement. Design Acceptance Criteria. Design Fundamentals and Runoff Estimation, Routing Method, Rational Methods, Hydrograph Methods and Runoff Pollutant Estimation. Design of Runoff Quantity Control; Design of Detention and Retention. Design of Runoff Quality Control; Design of Source Control BMP (Filtration, Infiltration and Treatment Control) and Design of Open Drain.

 

CETB423 HIGHWAY DESIGN & TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite : CETB412
Co-requisite: None

Geometric design standard , introduction of design, design standard, elements of design, sight distance, traffic characteristic & engineering study, introduction of traffic engineering, traffic component and characteristic, survey, location and plan, route and location survey, intersection design theory and design, intersection capacity analysis, highway design horizontal, super elevation and vertical.

 

CEEB433 SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT
Pre-requisite : CEPB323
Co-requisite: None

Solid waste management is addressed by virtually every municipality. Issues include landfill capacity, landfill diversion, regulatory compliance, energy recovery, carbon footprints, sustainability, public opinion and economics. This course covers all aspects of municipal solid waste (MSW) management including refuse generation, source reduction, collection, transportation, recycling and resource recovery, burial in landfills, and treatment by composting, anaerobic digestion and combustion. Regulations and policy
relevant to MSW are also discussed and students are expected to integrate regulatory, policy and technical considerations in the development of engineering designs. The application of life-cycle analysis to waste management systems is also considered.

 

CESB403 COMPUTER ANALYSIS & DESIGN OF STRUCTURES
Pre-requisite : CESB333 AND CESB343
Co-requisite: CESB423

This course enables the students with enough knowledge and understanding of computer software and its use in the analysis and design of structures. The students will be exposed to the use and application of software to perform practical designs. Topics covered include Introduction to analysis of structures using STAAD.Pro, Model generation, Properties and specifications, Generation of loads, Analysis, post processing, Design of concrete and Steel structural members, Seismic analysis and design, Analysis for vibrations, Response spectrum analysis, Time history analysis, and push over analysis.

 

CESB483 REPAIR, ASSESSMENT & REHABILITATION
Pre-requisite : COEB314
Co-requisite: None

Structural Damage Assessment: Overall process of structural inspection and appraisal for structural damage assessment, Appearance, causes and significance of structural damage and their impact for concrete. Timber decay and remedial treatments. Types and causes of crack in reinforced concrete, Chemical diagnostic test, semi-and non-destructive methods of damage assessment of concrete.

Structural Repair: Reasoning for repair, repair economics, choice of repair materials, repair materials and methods for concrete structures and timber.

Strengthening: Strengthening methods and materials for concrete and timber structures, Materials and methods of strengthening using the state of arts used of Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP).

 

CEWB493 DAM ENGINEERING
Pre-requisite: CEPB323
Co-requisite: None

This course provides the basic ideas of dam reservoir design, construction and operation & maintenance. The lecture starts from the purposes of dam reservoirs and covers the hydrological analysis such as Probable Maximum Precipitation (PMP), Probable Maximum Flood (PMF) and yield analysis and looks into their environmental and societal impacts. The lecture covers the basic methodologies of project planning, site selection, design, construction, environmental impact assessment, sediment management and operation and maintenance of dam reservoirs. This course provides the basic system components and site requirements for the design and construction of dams, fundamental principles underlying the design and construction of dams, the design principles, present applications, various design criteria for dams, and development of guidance on the design, construction, and performance monitoring of dams. The students are expected to experience a preliminary but concrete process of environmental assessment of reservoirs and gets insight of the role of reservoirs as one of adaptation measures of climate changes.

 

CEGB483 GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS) FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS
Pre-requisite: CEPB323
Co-requisite: None

An introduction to the appropriate use and potential applications of geographic information systems (GIS) and related technologies (GPS and remote sensing) in civil engineering and operations planning and problem solving. Students are presented with lectures and exercises that cover a wide range of GIS and GIS-related topics and issues including spatial database creation, structure, analysis, and modelin​g. Class includes a lectures and hands-on GIS exercises in a computer lab.Students are required to complete weekly lab assignments and a final project.

 

MATB113 ADVANCED CALCULUS AND ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY
Pre-requisite: None

This course introduces functions with three variables, partial derivatives, directional derivatives, extrema for functions with several variables, lagrange multipliers, multiple integrals, cylindrical and spherical coordinates and vector calculus.

 

MATB143 DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS
Pre-requisite: None

This course introduces ordinary differential equations and methods for their solutions. It focuses on first, second and higher order differential equations, initial-value and boundary-value problems, linear and nonlinear models, power series solutions about ordinary points and Laplace Transforms.

 

MATB133 STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS
Pre-requisite: None

Basic probability, continuous and discrete random variables, distribution functions and their applications, relationship between distributions, random sampling, data descriptions, fundamental sampling distributions, single sample estimation and hypotheses testing and simple linear regression and correlation.

 

MATB 253 LINEAR ALGEBRA
Pre-requisite: None

The course contents are real vector spaces, linear dependence, bases, linear transformations, matrix Calculus, determinants and ranks, eigenvalues and Eigenvectors, Gaussian-Jordan elimination and system of Homogeneous equations.

 

COEB223 NUMERICAL METHODS FOR ENGINEERS
Pre-requisite: MATB143, MATB253
Co-requisite: CSEB113

Mathematical modelling. Overview of computers, programming languages and software development process. Nonlinear equations. System of linear algebraic equations. Curve fitting. Numerical differentiation and integration. Numerical solutions of ordinary and partial differential equations. Eigenvalue problems. 

 

COEB314 INDUSTRIAL TRAINING
Pre-requisite: MEMB333

To expose students to the various aspects of industrial practices and ethics. To apply the training knowledge for the preparation of their final year project.

 

 

COEB422 ENGINEERS IN SOCIETY
Pre-requisite: TECB213 & EEEB273 (BEEE & BEPE) or TECB213 & ECCB243 (BCCE) or MEMB333 (BME) or CEPB323 (BCE)

This course is designed to make engineering students more aware of ethical issues that may arise in their professional careers and to provide tools for assessing and resolving ethical dilemmas in engineering. To brief the students about what is expected from an engineer by the public and their employers. Aware of their position and responsibility as a professional engineer in the society, in handling technology transfer and assisting in developing the country.

 

COEB432 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
Pre-requisite: MEMB322 or EEEB273 or ECCB243

This is an introductory course in management theory and practice. Management is presented as a discipline and as a process. This course introduces the modern management concepts with emphasis on the major functions and activities performed by a manager. It will discuss the behaviour of individuals and groups in organizational settings. Also included are the historical theories, decision-making processes, interpersonal concepts and current management issues.

 

COEB442 ENGINEERING ECONOMICS
Pre-requisite: EEEB273 or ECCB243 or MEFB213

This is the first economic course for engineering students. The course is introduced so that the technical knowledge of these students is complemented with adequate economic knowledge as well as the use of economic analysis. Students will be exposed to the method of evaluating the economic benefits and costs of an engineering project. Students will also be taught the importance of
the time value of money, the discount factor, the rate of return of investment as well as evaluation of alternative projects.