MTech in Civil Engineering


Programme Description

MTech in Civil Engineering

Master of Technology (M.Tech.) in Civil Engineering programme is designed to have specialization options in Structural Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Technology and Management. The M.Tech. in Civil, Engineering programme will impart advanced knowledge in the field of specialization and will prepare the students for a bright career in industries, research and academic organizations within India and abroad.

The total credits for the Master of Technology in Civil Engineering programme have been fixed as 60. For programme core courses 70 % of total credits and for the programme and open electives, 30% of the total credits are allotted.

Some of the courses are as following:

Groundwater Flow and Pollution Modeling

Subsurface processes and concepts for groundwater resources evaluation, Unsaturated zone properties: Soil moisture levels, Retention curves, Flow through unsaturated porous media, infiltration and Wetting front, Groundwater contamination, Sources and causes of groundwater pollution, Pollution dynamics, Hydrodynamics dispersion, Biodegradation, Radioactive decay, Reactive processes, Multiphase contamination, NAPLs, VOCs, Site specific groundwater quality problems in Indian context, Numerical models, Finite difference methods, Numerical modelling of steady and transient flows in saturated and unsaturated domain, Contaminant transport modelling, Application of FEM and BIEM in groundwater modelling, Regional aquifer simulation, Contaminated groundwater systems and their rehabilitation, Development and optimization based management of aquifer systems, Stochastic models, Random field concepts in groundwater models; Application emerging techniques to groundwater management.

Construction and Contract Management

Project cost estimation, rate analysis, overhead charges, bidding models and bidding strategies. Qualification of bidders. Tendering and contractual procedures, Indian Contract Act1872, Definition of Contract and its applicability, Types of contracts, International contracts, Conditions and specifications of the contract. Contract administration, Claims, compensation and disputes, Dispute resolution techniques, Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996, Arbitration case studies, Professional ethics, Duties and responsibilities of parties. Management Information systems, Risk analysis, Value engineering

Last updated January 2018

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