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Civil Engineering Objective Type Questions By S S Bhavikatti

About Book

  • The book incorporates all major topics in the civil engineering discipline and is written to serve as a refresher course with each topic presented briefly followed by an exhaustive set of objective type questions with keys for important questions at the end. It serves as a quick reference designed to help BE/B Tech undergraduate students and for practising engineers. It will also help in preparing for various competitive examinations: Civil Services (UPSC and State PSCs), Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) , Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) ,CPWD ,Joint CSIR-UGC ,Indian Forest Services (IFS) ,PWD, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) ,Other Competitive Examinations

Salient Features

  • 19 most important civil engineering topics ranging from basic to most advanced
  • 3000+ objective type questions.Brief description of important theorems
  • Derivations of important functions, relationships and equations
  • Diagrams and tables to illustrate important civil engineering concepts

Contents of Book

1. Materials of Construction

  • 1.1 Stones
  • 1.2 Characteristics of Good Building Stones
  • 1.3 Timber
  • 1.4 Bricks
  • 1.5 Clay Products
  • 1.6 Ferrous Metals
  • 1.7 Non-Ferrous Metals
  • 1.8 Alloys
  • 1.9 Cement
  • 1.10 Mortar
  • 1.11 Cement Concrete
  • 1.12 Concreting
  • 1.13 Lime
  • 1.14 Pozzolanas
  • 1.15 Paints, Varnishes and Distempers
  • 1.16 Miscellaneous Materials

2. Building Construction

  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Foundations
  • 2.3 Roofs

3. Surveying

  • 3.1 Surveying
  • 3.2 Errors in Surveying
  • 3.3 Levelling
  • 3.4 Permanent Adjustments of Dumpy level and Theodolite
  • 3.5 Circular Curves
  • 3.6 Precise Levelling

4. Engineering Mechanics

  • 4.1 Resultant and Equilibrium of System of Coplanar Concurrent Forces
  • 4.2 Beams
  • 4.3 Friction
  • 4.4 Centre of Gravity and Mass Moment of Inertia
  • 4.5 Work Energy Method
  • 4.6 Rotation of Rigid Bodies

5. Strength of Materials

  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Simple Stresses and Strains
  • 5.3 Compound Stresses and Strains
  • 5.4 Theories of Failure
  • 5.5 Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams
  • 5.6 Stresses in Beams
  • 5.7 Torsion
  • 5.8 Thin and Thick Cylinders and Spheres
  • 5.9 Columns and Struts

6. Structural Analysis

  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Influence Lines
  • 6.3 Cables and Suspension Bridges
  • 6.4 Slope Deflection Method
  • 6.5 Moment Distribution Method
  • 6.6 Column Analogy Method
  • 6.7 Influence Line Diagrams for Statically Indeterminate Beams
  • 6.8 Analysis of Multistorey Buildings by Approximate Methods
  • 6.9 Two Hinged Arches
  • 6.10 Matrix Method of Structure Analysis
  • 6.11 Plastic Analysis

7. R.C.C. Design (As Per IS : 456-2000)

  • 7.1 Methods of R.C.C. Design
  • 7.2 Strength of Doubly Reinforced Sections
  • 7.3 Limit State of Serviceability
  • 7.4 Requirements of Reinforcements
  • 7.5 Design of Circular and Odd Shaped Slabs
  • 7.6 Yield Line Analysis of Slabs

8. Steel Structures (As Per IS 800-2007)

  • 8.1 Advantages and Disadvantages
  • 8.2 Principle of Limit State Design
  • 8.3 Bolted Connections
  • 8.4 Welded Connections
  • 8.5 Design of Tension Member
  • 8.6 Design of Compression Members
  • 8.7 Column Splice
  • 8.8 Design of Beams

9. Fluid Mechanics

  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Kinematics of Fluid Motion
  • 9.3 Dynamics of Fluids
  • 9.4 Laws of Mechanics
  • 9.5 Turbulent Flow in Pipes

10. Hydraulic Machines

  • 10.1 Turbine
  • 10.2 Types of Hydraulic Turbines
  • 10.3 Pumps
  • 11. Irrigation Engineering
  • 11.1 Quality of Irrigation Water
  • 11.2 Canal Irrigation System
  • 11.3 Sedimentation Transport and Design of Channels
  • 11.4 Cross Section of Canal
  • 11.5 Waterlogging and Salinity of Soil
  • 11.6 Diversion Head Works
  • 11.7 Hydraulic Jump
  • 11.8 Theories of Seepage
  • 11.9 Canal Falls
  • 11.10 Miscellaneous Canal Structures
  • 11.11 Tank Irrigation

12. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

  • 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Properties of Soils
  • 12.3 Permeability of Soil
  • 12.4 Seepage
  • 12.5 Compressibility and Consolidation
  • 12.6 Shear Strength
  • 12.7 Earth Pressure and Retaining Structure
  • 12.8 Foundations
  • 12.9 Soil Stabilization
  • 12.10 Types of Foundations

13. Environmental Engineering

  • 13.1 Sources of Water
  • 13.2 Sanitary Engineering

14. Highway Engineering

  • 14.1 Role of Transportation
  • 14.2 Highway Construction
  • 14.3 Traffic Engineering

15. Railway Engineering

  • 15.1 Introduction
  • 15.2 Sleepers
  • 15.3 Ballast
  • 15.4 Geometric Design
  • 15.5 Curves

16.1 Tunnel Drainage

17. Docks and Harbour Engineering

  • 17.1 Types of Harbours
  • 17.2 Features of a Harbour

18. Bridge Engineering

  • 18.1 History of Bridges
  • 18.2 Selection of Bridge Site

19. Airport Engineering

  • 19.1 Introduction
  • 19.2 Terminal Area

About Author

  • S.S. Bhavikatti studied at BVB College of Engineering and Technology for his BE (Civil) degree and obtained the degree from Karnatak University in 1963 securing 1st rank. He obtained ME(Stuct) degree from University of Roorkee ( presently IIT Roorkee) in 1967 and PhD from IIT Delhi in 1977.
  • He served NITK Surathkal in different positions like Head of Civil Engg. Dept.; Chairman, Centre for Continuing Education; Chairman, Central Computer Centre and Dean. He has also served SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad; Rao bahadur Y. Mahabaleswarappa Engineering College

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