IES Civil Engineering Syllabus:
Building Materials Timber: Different types of species of structural timber; density – moisture relationship; strength in different directions; defects; influence of defects on permissible stress; preservation; dry and wet rots; codal provisions for design; Plywood. Bricks: Types, Indian Standard classification; absorption; saturation factor; strength in masonry; influence of morter strength on masonry strength. Cement: Compounds of, different types; setting times; strength. Cement Mortar: Ingredients, proportions, water demand, mortars for plastering and masonry. Concrete: Importance of W/C Ratio, Strength, ingredients including admixtures; workability; testing for strength; elasticity; non destructive testing; mix design methods.
Solid Mechanics: Elastic constants; stress; plane stress; Mohr’s circle of stress; strains; plane strain; Mohr’s circle of strain; combined stress; Elastic theories of failure; Simple bending; shear; Torsion of circular and rectangular sections and simple members.
Structural Analysis: Analysis of determinate structures – different methods including graphical methods. Analysis of indeterminate skeletal frames – moment distribution; slope – deflection; stiffness and force methods; Muller Breslau principle and application. Plastic analysis of determinate beams and simple frames – shape factors.
Design of Steel Structures: Principle of working stress method. Design of connections; simple members; Built up sections and frames; Design of Industrial roofs. Principles of ultimate load design. Design of simple members and frames
Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures; limit state design for bending; shear; axial compression and combined forces. Codal provisions for slabs; beams; walls and footings. Working stress method of design of RC members. Principles of prestressed concrete design; materials; methods of prestressing; losses. Design of simple members and determinate structures. Introduction to prestressing of indeterminate structures. Design of brick masonry as per I.S. Codes
Construction Practice, Planning and Management Concreting Equipment: Weight Batcher, Mixer, Vibrator, Batching plant; concrete pump. Cranes, hoists; lifting equipment. Earthwork, Equipment: Weight Batcher, Mixer, vibrator, batching plant; concrete pump. Cranes, hoists, lifting equipment. Earthwork Equipment: Power Shovel, hoe, dozer, dumper, trailers and tractor, rollers, sheep foot rollers, pumps. Construction, planning and management: Bar Chart, linked bar chart; work break down structures; activity on arrow diagrams. Critical path; probabilistic activity durations; event based networks; PERT network; Time cost study; crashing; resource allocation
Civil Engineering Paper II:
Fluid and Related Concepts:
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; Normals flow; Gradually varied flow; Surges; Flow development and losses in pipe flows; Measurement; Siphons; Surges and Water hammer; Delivery of Power Pipe Networks.
Hydraulic Machines and Hydropower:
Centrifugal pumps; types; performance parameters; scaling; pumps; in parallel; Reciprocating pumps; air vessels; performance parameters; Hydraulic ram; Hydraulic turbines; type performance parameters; controls; choice; power house; classification and layout; storage; pondage; control of supply.
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.
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; Lacey’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 dissipaters and tailwater rating; Design of headworks; distribution works; falls; cross- drainage works; outlets; River training.
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 maintaince of treatment units; Conveyance and distribution systems of treated water; leakages and control; Rural water supply; Institutional and industrial water supply.
Waste Water Engineering: Urban rain 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; stream flow rejuvenation Institutional and industrial sewage management; plumbing systems; rural and semi urban sanitation.
Solid Waste Management Sources; classification; collection and disposal; Design and Management of landfills.
Air and Noise Pollution and Ecology:
Sources and effects of air pollution; monitoring of air pollution; Noise pollution and standards; Ecology:
Sources and effects of air pollution; monitoring of air pollution; Noise pollution and standards; Ecological chain and balance; Environmental assessment.
Soil and Related Concepts:
Soil Mechanics: Properties of soils; classification and interrelationships; Compaction behavior; methods of compaction and their choice; Permeability and seepage; flow nets; Inverted filters; Compressibility and consolidation; Shearing resistance; stresses and failures; soil testing in laboratory and in – situ; Stress path and applications; Earth pressure theories; stress distribution in soil; soil exploration; samplers; loads tests; penetration tests.
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 swelling soils.
Survey and Transport:
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 leveling; relief representation; Contours; Digital elevation modeling concept; Establishment of control by triangulations and traversing – measurements and adjustments of observations; computing of coordinates; Field astronomy; Concept of global positioning system; Map preparation by plane tabling and by photogrammetry; Remote sensing concepts; map substitutes.
Planning of highway systems; alignment and geometric design; horizontal and vertical curves; grade separation; Materials and constructions methods for different surfaces and maintenance; principles of pavement design; Drainage
Traffic Surveys; Intersections; signaling: Mass transit systems; accessibility; networking
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 modernization; Maintenance; Appurtenant works; Containerisation.
Harbours – layout; shipping lanes; anchoring; locating identification; Littoral transport with erosion and deposition; sounding methods; Dry and Wet docks; components and operational Tidal data and analyses.
Airports – layouts and Orientation; Runway and taxiway design and drainage management; Zoning laws; Visual aids and air traffic control; Helipads; hangers; service equipment.