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DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

The following six streams are offered in M.Tech. Civil Engineering Discipline:

(I) Building Technology and Construction Management (CE1)

This unique specialization offers courses covering a range of subjects in Building Science, Construction Materials and Construction Engineering and Management areas, which includes:

Building Science:
Functional design of buildings, Building acoustics and noise control, Building services, and Energy management in buildings.

Construction Materials:
Modern construction materials, Characterisation of construction materials, Advanced concrete technology, Maintenance and rehabilitation of constructed facilities, and Structural systems and design.

Construction Engineering and Management:
Construction methods and equipment, Sustainable Construction, Construction planning and control, Construction project management, Construction economics and finance, Quality and safety management, Lean construction, Construction contracts and specifications, and Computer applications in construction.

Programme Codes:

  • CE1Y -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Building Technology and Construction Management with HTTA
  • CE1N -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Building Technology and Construction Management without HTTA
  For GATE Qualified candidates, the candidate should have taken 'AR' or 'CE' paper in GATE Examination.


(II) Environmental Engineering (CE2)

This interdisciplinary stream is designed to meet the needs of both government departments/public sector and industry, with emphasis on various aspects like protected water supply and sanitation for public health, pollution control and sustainable development. The topics to be covered include protected water supply, waste water management, air pollution control, solid waste management, ground water pollution-fate, transport and remediation, environmental planning and impact assessment, modelling of air and water quality, environmental chemistry, environmental microbiology biotechnology and environmental systems analysis.


Programme Codes:

  • CE2Y -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Environmental Engineering with HTTA
  • CE2N -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Environmental Engineering without HTTA
  For GATE Qualified candidates, the candidate should have taken 'AG', 'BT', 'CE', 'CH', 'ME' or 'XE' paper in GATE Examination.


(III) Geotechnical Engineering (CE3)

This stream provides specialized knowledge in various geotechnical engineering topics such as foundation engineering, ground improvement techniques, design of retaining walls, underground excavations, etc. A wide range of subjects such as advanced soil mechanics, rock mechanics, soil exploration and testing, applied soil mechanics, advanced foundation engineering, soil dynamics and machine foundations, earthquake geotechnical engineering, geoenvironmental engineering, geosynthetics and reinforced soil structures, ground improvement, finite element analysis and constitutive modelling of soils, geotechnics for infrastructures, and seismic site characterization are included in the curriculum.

Programme Codes:

  • CE3Y -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering with HTTA
  • CE3N -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Geotechnical Engineering without HTTA
  For GATE Qualified candidates, the candidate should have taken 'CE' paper in GATE Examination.


(IV) Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering (CE4)

This stream provides a strong conceptual background in areas such as irrigation, hydrology, hydropower, water supply, flood control, through a wide range of courses including applied fluid mechanics, free surface flows, surface water, hydrology, water resources planning and management, hydraulic modeling, irrigation technology, ground water engineering, contaminant transport, finite element methods in water resources, unsteady open channel flows, stochastic methods in water resources technology, economics of water resources planning, hydraulic transients, environmental hydraulics, simulation of water resources system, urban hydrology and storm drainage design and management, coastal zone management, expert system and evolutionary algorithm applications to water resources problems, water quality modeling, computing techniques, computer aided analysis and design.

Programme Codes:

  • CE4Y -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering with HTTA
  • CE4N -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering without HTTA
  For GATE Qualified candidates, the candidate should have taken 'AG', 'CE', 'ME' or 'XE' paper in GATE Examination.


(V) Structural Engineering (CE5)

This stream deals with the following major areas: advanced structural mechanics, finite element analysis, structural dynamics, structural stability, structural reliability, structural optimization, reinforced and pre-stressed concrete, steel structures, design for wind and earthquake, plates and shells, bridges, tall buildings, towers, computer applications in structural engineering, fracture mechanics, masonry structures, power plant structures, composite structures.

Programme Codes:

  • CE5Y -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering with HTTA
  • CE5N -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Structural Engineering without HTTA
  For GATE Qualified candidates, the candidate should have taken 'CE' paper in GATE Examination.


(VI) Transportation Engineering (CE6)

This stream covers a wide range of topics which includes urban transportation systems planning, transportation economics, traffic engineering and management, traffic flow theory, computer aided modeling of traffic and transportation systems, Intelligent transportation systems, travel demand modeling, transportation system analysis focusing on energy and environment, network optimisation, urban public transportation, geometric design of highways, pavement material characterization; flexible and rigid pavement analysis and design; constitutive modeling of bitumen, modified bitumen and bituminous mixtures; stress analysis of layered structures; aging of binders, pavement design, pavement management, pavement evaluation, rural roads construction, use of alternate materials for flexible pavement construction, transportation terminals, railway engineering and waterway transportation.

Programme Codes:

  • CE6Y -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Transportation Engineering with HTTA
  • CE6N -> M.Tech. in Civil Engineering - Transportation Engineering without HTTA
  For GATE Qualified candidates, the candidate should have taken 'AR' or CE' paper in GATE Examination.



For further information visit web-site: www.civil.iitm.ac.in

 


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