Modern Construction Technique & Equipment (CE-7003) - B.E RGPV CBCS & CBGS Scheme Notes
Modern Construction Technique & Equipment (CE-7003)
Modern Construction Technique & Equipment (CE-7003)  RGPV notes CBGS Bachelor of engineering

Syllabus

UNIT 1:
Modern Construction Materials: Study of advance building materials like, aluminum, glass, fabric, various types of finishes & treatments, construction chemicals – sealants, engineering grouts, mortars , admixtures and adhesives

UNIT 2:
Polymersin civil engineering-structural plastics and composites- polymer membranescoatings-adhesives, non - weathering materials-flooring and facade materials- glazed brick, photo catalytic cement, acid etched copper and composite fiber metals-metals and special alloys of steel - water jet cut stainless steel, mill slab steel, tension rods assemblies and cast iron, heat treatment in steels, tendons.

UNIT 3:
Construction methods: precast flat panel system, 3d volumetric construction, tunnel boring methods, slip form work, precast foundations .fabrication of pre cast and pre stressed components, reinforcing steel: types, bending, placing, splicing and spacing, tendons- soil improvement - mechanical, thermal and chemical.

UNIT 4:
Construction Equipment’s: equipment for excavating, dredging, trenching, tunneling, drilling, blasting-equipment for compaction-erection equipment- types of pumps used in construction-equipment for dewatering and grouting-foundation and pile driving equipment , forklifts and related equipment-portable material -conveyors-hauling equipment.

UNIT 5:
Smart Materials:concept and types, sensing technology-types of sensors -physical measurement using piezoelectric strain measurement, piezoelectric and electrostrictive material - magneto structure material, shape memory alloys, electro rheological fluids


NOTES


References Books:

1. Shan Somayaji, Civil Engineering Materials 2nd Edition, Prentice Hall Inc., 2001.
2. Mamlouk M.S. and Zaniewski J.P., Materials for Civil and Construction Engineers, Prentice Hall Inc., 1999.
3. Derucher K., Korfiatis G. and Ezeldin S., Materials for Civil and Highway Engineers ", Prentice Hall Inc., 1999. 4th Edition
4. Peurifoy R.L., Ledbetter W. B.and Schexnayder C.,Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods ", 5th Edition, McGraw Hill, Singapore, 1995.
5. Sharma S.C. Construction Equipment and Management, Khanna Publishers New Delhi, 1988.
6. Deodhar S.V. Construction Equipment and Job Planning, Khanna Publishers, New Delhi, 1988.
7. Mahesh Varma, Construction Equipment and its Planning and Application, Metro-politan Book Company, New Delhi-, 1983
8. Srinivasan A.V and Michael McFarland. D, Smart Structures - Analysis and Design, Cambridge University Press.
9. Mukesh V. Gandhi, Brian S. Thompson, Smart Materials and Structures, Springer,


Practical work:

1. Study of basic properties and tests on modern materials
2. Collect the specification of various modern construction materials and equipment available in market
3. Prepare and give a presentation on any of the topic content in syllabus.


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