M.Tech. Infrastructure Engineering and Management 1st Semester Syllabus

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Subject Code: 14CEM13

IA Marks: 50
No. of lecture Hours/ Week: 04 Exam Hours: 03
Total No. of Lecture Hours: 52 Exam Marks: 100

General: Introduction, Cause of deterioration of concrete structures, Diagnostic methods & analysis, preliminary investigations, experimental investigations using NDT, load testing, corrosion mapping, core drilling and other instrumental methods Quality assurance for concrete construction as built concrete properties strength, permeability, thermal properties and cracking.
Influence on Serviceability and Durability: Effects due to climate, temperature, chemicals, wear and erosion, Design and construction errors, corrosion mechanism, Effects of cover thickness and cracking, methods of corrosion protection, corrosion inhibitors, corrosion resistant steels, coatings, cathodic protection.
Maintenance and Repair Strategies: Definitions: Maintenance, repair and rehabilitation, Facets of Maintenance importance of Maintenance Preventive measures on various aspects. Inspection, Assessment procedure for evaluating a damaged structure causes of deterioration – testing techniques.
Materials for Repair: Special concretes and mortars, concrete chemicals, special elements for accelerated strength gain, Expansive cement, polymer concrete, sulphur infiltrated concrete, Ferro cement, Fiber reinforced concrete. Techniques for Repair: Rust eliminators and polymers coating for rebar during repair foamed concrete, mortar and dry pack, vacuum concrete, Gunite and Shot Crete Epoxy injection, Mortar repair for cracks, shoring and underpinning.
Examples of Repair to Structures: Repairs to overcome low member strength, Deflection, Cracking, Chemical disruption, weathering wear, fire, leakage, marine exposure, engineered demolition techniques for dilapidated structures – case studies

1. Sidney, M. Johnson “Deterioration, Maintenance and Repair of Structures”.
2. Denison Campbell, Allen & Harold Roper, “Concrete Structures – Materials, Maintenance and Repair”- Longman Scientific and Technical
3. R.T.Allen and S.C. Edwards, “Repair of Concrete Structures”-Blakie and Sons
4. Raiker R.N., “Learning for failure from Deficiencies in Design, Construction and Service”- R&D Center (SDCPL)

Subject Code: 14CEM12

IA Marks: 50
No. of lecture Hours/ Week: 04 Exam Hours: 03
Total No. of Lecture Hours: 52 Exam Marks: 100

Conventional Materials – Properties, storage, testing, acceptance criteria, applications, limitations, economic consideration of following materials. Soil , aggregates, steel and aluminum, polymers & plastics, Composites & wood Bitumen, Emulsion, Cutback, Bitumen mixes. Cement, concrete mixes.
Construction chemicals and admixtures
Special Materials – Marginal materials, Alternate & Sustainable materials geo-textiles and geo-synthetics, additives and admixtures, thermal insulation and acoustic absorption materials- water proofing materials and compounds, stabilizers, their environmental impact assessment
Planning and Management of Construction Materials: Classification of materials, materials usage standard, materials provisioning, materials inventory and management.

1. Neville,A.M., Properties of concrete,Pearson Education Asia (P) Ltd, England, 2000.
2. Mehta, P.K and Montevic. P.J., Concrete- Microstructure, Properties and Materials, ICI.
3. Jackson, N., Civil Engineering Materials, Elbs, 1983.
4. Diamant, R.M.E., Thermal and Acoustic Insulation, Butterworths, 1986.
5. Koerner, R.M., Construction and Geotechnical Methods in Foundation Engineering, McGraw Hill Co., .
6. Flinn, R.A and Trojan, P.K., Engineering Materials and their Applications, Jaico Publications House, Delhi, 1999.
7. Concrete Technology by M.S.Shetty
8. Building Materials by Ghosh

Subject Code: 14CEM11

IA Marks: 50

No. of lecture Hours/ Week: 04 Exam Hours: 03
Total No. of Lecture Hours: 52 Exam Marks: 100

Infrastructure: Definitions of infrastructure; typical infrastructure planning steps, Governing Features, Historical overview of Infrastructure development in India. Infrastructure
Organizations & Systems.
Infrastructure Planning: Infrastructure Project budgeting and funding; Regulatory Framework; Sources of Funding, Procurement strategies; Scheduling and management of
planning activities.
Financial Management Fundamentals: Time value of money, cash flow, Inflation – depreciation, taxes, inflation, Personnel cost – Equipment costs – overheads.
Financial Evaluation – Investment criteria, Project cash flows – elements and basic principles of estimation, financial estimates and projections, Cost of capital, Rate of return.
Construction Finance Management: Procurement and Efficient use of resources – Statement of Changes in Financial Position (SCFP), Preparation of SCFP on Working Capital
Basis, Cash Basis, and Total Resources Basis – SCFP usefulness.
Economic Analysis – Concepts and Applications, Principles of methodologies for economic analysis of public works, Social welfare function, indifference curves and tradeoffs, Demand curves and price elasticity’s.
Evaluation Techniques: Net present value method, Benefit-cost ratio and internal rate of return; Shadow pricing; Accounting for risk and uncertainty.

1 A. S. Goodman and M. Hastak, Infrastructure planning handbook: Planning, engineering, and economics, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006.
2 J. Parkin and D. Sharma, Infrastructure planning, Thomas Telford, London, 1999.
3 P. Chandra, Projects: Planning, analysis, selection, financing, implementation, and review, Tata McGraw-Hill, New Delhi, 2009.
4 J. D. Finnerty, Project financing – Asset-based financial engineering, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1996.
5 A. S. Goodman and M. Hastak, Infrastructure planning handbook: Planning, engineering, and economics, McGraw-Hill, New York, 2006.
6 J. Parkin and D. Sharma, Infrastructure planning, Thomas Telford, London, 1999.
7 L. Squire and H. G.van der Tak, Economic analysis of projects, John Hopkins University Press, London, 1975.
8 T. J. Webster, Managerial economics: Theory and practices, Elsevier, New Delhi, 2003.

Subject Code: 14CEM14

IA Marks: 50
No. of lecture Hours/ Week: 04 Exam Hours: 03
Total No. of Lecture Hours: 52 Exam Marks: 100

Plants and Equipment for production of materials- Crushers, mixers, bituminous mixing plants, concrete mixing plants, transit mixers, advantages, choice, production rate calculation.
Construction Equipment – Operations, applications and performance of dozers, excavators, graders, compactors, pavers, haulers, crawler, wheel tractors, power shovels, pile driving equipments, hauling equipments, and drilling, blasting and tunneling equipment.
Miscellaneous Equipments – Equipment for: Dredging, tunneling, dewatering. Equipment for flooring-dewatering and floors finishing. Sprayers, kerb casting equipment, screening equipment.
Selection of Construction Equipment- Task considerations, cost considerations, engineering considerations, equipment acquisition options.
Maintenance of Equipment: Repairs, log maintenance, safety during operation, economical life of equipment.

1. Peurifoy, R.L., Ledbette. W.B., Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, McGraw Hill Co.,
2. Antil J.M., Civil Engineering Construction, McGraw Hill Book Co.
3. Smith, R.C, Andres, C.K., Principles and Practive of Heavy Construction, Prentice Hall
4. SC Sharma ‘Construction equipment’
5. Chitkara, K. K. Construction Project Management: Panning, Scheduling and Control, Tata Mc Graw Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi,1998.
6. Frank harris, “Modern Construction Equipment & methods”, John Wiley & Sons

Subject Code: 14CEM151

IA Marks: 50
No. of lecture Hours/ Week: 04 Exam Hours: 03
Total No. of Lecture Hours: 52 Exam Marks: 100

Introduction : Introduction to limit state method of design; provisions in the Indian Standard codes for loading, wind loads and seismic loads, design and detailing of concrete structures.
Examples of design using BIS handbook
Structural Analysis and Design for:
* Design of Columns with biaxial moments.
*Design of Grid Floors.
* Design Intze tank and underground water tanks.
* Design Silos and bunkers.
* Design Flat slabs.
* Design Concrete Chimneys.
* Multi-storey building frame design.

1. Dayaratnam, P: Reinforced Concrete Structures.
2. Jain, A.K. : Reinforced Concrete,Limit State Method of Design. Nem Chand & Bros.
3. Punmia, B.C.Reinforced Concrete Structures, Vol II., Laxmi Publications
4. Jain and Jaikrishna : Plain and Reinforced Concrete Vol II..

Subject Code: 14CEM152

IA Marks: 50
No. of lecture Hours/ Week: 04 Exam Hours: 03
Total No. of Lecture Hours: 52 Exam Marks: 100

Introduction: Introduction to Composite materials, classifications and applications.
Anisotropic elasticity – unidirectional and anisotropic laminae, thermo – mechanical properties, micro – mechanical analysis, characterization tests. Classical composite lamination theory, cross and angle – play laminaes, symmetric, anti symmetric and general symmetric laminates, mechanical coupling. Analysis of simple laminated structural elements ply-stress and strain, lamina failure theories – first fly failure, vibration and buckling analysis.
Sandwich structure face and core materials, secondary failure modes environmental effects, manufacturing of composites.
Introduction to smart materials and structures – piezoelectric materials – coupled electromechanical constitutive relations – depoling and coercive field – field – strain relation – hysterics – creep – strain rate effects – manufacturing.
Actuators and sensors: single and dual actuators – pure extension, pure bending – bending extension relations – uniform strain beam model – symmetric induced strain actuators – bond Shearing force – Bernoulli Euler (BE) beam model – embedded actuators.
Assymetric induced strain actuators in uniform strain and Euler – Bernoulli models. Uniform strain model – energy principle formulation – BE model – single and dual surface bonded actuators – Extension – bending and torsion model.
Introductions to control systems: Open loop and close loop transfer functions – stability criteria – deflection control of beam like structures – using piezoelectric sensors and actuators – shape memory alloys.

1. Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures by M. Mukhopadhya- Universities Press 2009
2. Robart M.Jones, “Mechanical of Composite Materials”- McGraw Hill Publishing Co.
3. Bhagwan D Agarvalm, and Lawrence J Brutman, “Analysis and Performance of Fiber Composites”- John Willy and Sons.
4. Crawley, E and de Luis, J., “Use of Piezoelectric actuators as elements of intelligent structures”- AIAA Journal, Vol.25, No.10, Oct 1987, PP 1373-1385.
5. Crawley, E and Anderson, E., “Detailed models of Piezoceramic actuation of beams” – Proc. of the 30th AIAA/ASME/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC – Structural dynamics and material conference, AIAA, Washington DC, April 1989.

Subject Code: 14CEM16

IA Marks: 25
Practical / Week: 03 Exam Marks: 50

Concrete mix design, Tests on fiber reinforced concrete, Tests on concrete with different binders, Tests related to self compacting concrete, Non destructive tests, Tests on
reinforcement steel, Corrosion tests. Tests on bitumen, marshal mix design, tests on aggregate, gradation.

1. Raju N Krishna, (2004) “Design of concrete mixes”, CBS Publishers, New Delhi.
2. Gahlot P S, “Concrete mix design”, Indian society for technical education, Mysore.
3. Krishnamurthy S , Bhattacharjee B, “Concrete mix design and recent technology of placing concrete”, Indian society for technical education, Mysore.
4. Kishore Kaushal, (1992) “Method of concrete mix design with chemical admixtures and for pumped concrete”, Standard Publishers, Delhi.
5. Rathore Shailendra Singh, (2003) “Computer aided concrete mix design”, Allied Publishers Delhi.
6. “Fibre reinforced concrete”, SERC, 1987.
7. Raj Baldev, (1997) “Practical non destructive testing”, Narosa Publishing House Delhi.
8. Maldague Xavier P V, Moore Patrick O, (2001) “Non destructive testing Handbook”, American Society for Non-destructive Testing, USA.

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