First Year
Subject

Hrs./week 
Units 
Theo. 
Prac. 
Tut. 
B.E.4101

Engineering Mechanics 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.4102

Mathematics (I) 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.4103

Building Materials
Technology 
2 
1 
 
5 
B.E.4104

Engineering Drawing 
1 
3 
 
5 
B.E.4105

Engineering Geology 
2 
 
 
4 
B.E.4106

Principles of Computers 
1 
2 
1 
4 
B.E.4107

Principles
of Highway and Bridge Engineering

1 
 
 
2 
B.E.4109

Human
Rights and Public Freedoms

1 
 
 
2 
B.E.4109

English
Intro.

1 
 
1 
2 
B.E.4110

Workshops 
 
6 
 
6 
Total

15 
12 
4 
42 
31 
B.E. 4101
Engineering Mechanics

Theory:
3hrs./ Week
Tutorial:
1hr./ Week

Statics:
1 Introduction to scalar and vector quantities, forces,
moments, couples. 
16 
2 Resultants of force systems. 
16 
3 Equilibrium:
Freebody diagrams, equilibrium of bodies by planar and
three dimensional system of forces with applications.

16 
4 Friction:
Coefficient of friction, angle of friction,
applications. 
10 
5 First and second moments of inertia:
Centroid, center of gravity and center of pressure,
theorems or propositions of Pappus, second moments of
inertia, products of inertia of areas, polar moment of
inertia, transfer of coordinates. 
20 
Dynamics:
6 Kinematicsabsolute motion:
Rectilinear motion, angular motion and absolute motion
of particles using linear and polar coordinates,
absolute motion of a particle on a curve in one plane
using normal and tangential components. 
16 
7 Kinetics, force, mass, acceleration, Newton’s law of
motion, equations of motion of a particle (translation
and rotation), reversed effective forces and couples. 
16 
8 Introduction to work and energy. 
10 



B.E. 4102
Mathematics I

Theory: 3hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week 
1 Revision:
Trigonometry, graphs, coordinates, equations of straight
line and circle, function domain, range, inverse of a
function, absolute value, limits, definition and
theories, lim (sin f)
/ f, infinity,
differentiation and integration of algebraic function.

20 
2 Determinants: definitions and properties, solution of
a system of equations (Cramer’s Rule). 
4 
3 Vectors: definitions and representations, vector
components and the unit vector. 
20 
4 Transcendental function (trigonometric, inverse
trigonometric, natural algorithmic, exponential and
power functions): definitions, properties,
differentiation and integration graphs. 
12 
5 Conic sections: (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola). 
8 
6 Hyperbolic functions: definitions, properties,
derivatives and integrals. 
8 
7 Methods of integration: powers of trigonometric
functions, integrals involving
,
integrals with ax^{2}+bx+c, partial
fraction, integration by parts, the substitution u= tan
x/2, further substitution, improper integral. 
24 
8 Application of definite integrals (areas, volumes,
length of the curve and surface areas). 
12 
9 Complex numbers: definitions, Argand diagram,
multiplication and division, De Moivre’s theorem, roots. 
8 
10 Polar coordinates: graphs and plane area. 
4 



B.E. 4103 Building Materials Technology 
Theory: 2hr./ Week
Practical: 1hr./ Week 
1Structure of matter:
Atomic structure, types of bonding. 
2 
2 Mechanical properties of materials:
Stress, deformation, strain, Hooke’s law, general
expression for strain, toughness, ductility, and thermal
properties. 
14 
3 Types of materials:
Metallic materials, non metallic materials and ceramic
materials. 
2 
4Tests:
Tensile, compressive, flexural, torsion, impact,
hardness, creep and fatigue. 
10 
5 Metal:
Classification, composition, properties, uses, standard
tests and specifications. 
8 
6 Bricks:
Classification, manufacture, properties of brick,
durability, standard tests and specifications. 
6 
7 Bonding materials:
Classification, chemical composition, manufacture,
properties and uses of common bonding materials,
standard tests and specifications. 
6 
8 Timber:
Classification, properties, seasoning, types of defects,
standard tests. 
8 
9Plastics: properties and classifications, methods of
manufacturing, moldings, plastic binders, fields of
application of plastics. 
4 
Laboratory
Tests

1 Bricks:
Dimensions, efflorescence, water absorption, compressive
strength. 
4 
2Terrazo tiles:
Dimensions, water absorption, modulus of rupture. 
4 
3 Steel:
Tensile test, compressive test, modulus of elasticity. 
2 
4 Bonding materials Gypsum:
Fineness, standard consistency, setting time, soundness,
mechanical resistance, static bending. 
10 
5 Timber:
Static bending, compression parallel and perpendicular
to the fiber, tensile test, shear test. 
10 



E. 4104
Engineering Drawing

Theory: 1hr./ Week
Practical: 3hr./ Week 
1 Introduction: definition of engineering drawing,
applications of engineering drawing in industrial
fields. 
4 
2 Graphic instruments and their use. 
4 
3 Arabic and Latin lettering. 
4 
4 Drawing of all types of lines. 
8 
5 Drawing of some simple types of decorations. 
4 
6 Drawing of ellipse using different methods. 
4 
7 Drawing of different tangents and curves. 
4 
8 Drawing scales. 
4 
9 Ortho graphicdrawing, projections. 
8 
10 Isometric drawing. 
8 
11 Freehand drawing. 
4 
12 Projection by European method. 
8 
13 Determination of the third projection based on two
known projections. 
12 
14 Isometric drawing based on three known projections. 
12 
15 Sections. 
8 
16 Drawing of plans for civil engineering applications. 
8 
17 Descriptive geometry. 
16 



B.E. 4105
Engineering Geology

Theory:
2hrs./ Week

1 Introduction:
Relationship between geology and civil engineering,
earth structure (crust, mantle, core), geological cycle. 
4 
2 Minerals and rocks:
Minerals: formation, classification, crystal forms,
identification.
Rocks: classification, nature, texture, igneous,
sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, natural rock cycle. 
6 
3 Soil:
Weathering, soil formation, classification, transported
and residual soils, mineral composition, soils of Iraq. 
4 
4 Structural geology:
Types of earth movements, basic definitions, folds,
faults, joints, and their types. 
4 
5 Topographic and geological maps:
General concepts, importance, components, construction
of each map, examples and applications. 
6 
6 Physical and engineering properties of rocks:
 Physical properties of rocks (density, porosity, void
ratio, dry and saturated unit weight), multimineral
rocks. Mathematical examples and applications.
 Mechanical properties: Rock deformation, elastic
moduli, mechanical properties of rocks (compressive,
tensile, and shear strength), earth stresses.
Mathematical examples and applications. 
4 
7 Surface water and river geologic work:
Water movement, discharge and other hydraulic parameters
with their mathematical determination, river geologic
work (erosion, transportation and deposition), types of
river deposits. Mathematical examples and applications. 
4 
8 Ground water:
Sources, permeability and porosity, effects of rock
types, vertical distribution of ground water, types of
aquifers, (confined and unconfined), Darcy's law, case
study for unconfined aquifers, ground water movement
effect of geological structures on ground water, springs
and their types, hydrogeology of Iraq. Mathematical
examples and applications. 
6 
9 Site investigations:
Fundamental concepts, stages of site investigations.
Geophysical methods (electric, seismic, Ground
Penetrating Radar (GPR), electromagnetic, gravity,
magnetic) with their applications and uses in civil
engineering. Mathematical examples and applications. 
6 
10 Geological problems related to civil engineering:
Soil creep, landslides, rock avalanches, erosion,
deposition, their causes and effects, effect of ground
water, applications and engineering solutions. 
6 
11 Effects of geological structures on structural
projects:
joints, folds, and faults, applications. 
6 
12 Other phenomena:
Volcanoes and earthquakes, their effects and
predictions. 
4 



B.E. 3106 Principles of
Computers

Theory: 1 hr./ Week
Practical: 2 hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week

1 Computer definition: (Computer generation, computer
components, numerical systems, algorithms and charts). 
3 
2 File, definition, types and names, operating system
(MSDOS): explain, internal and external commands. 
3 
3 Introduction to WINDOWS, Desktop, using the mouse, My
Computer, closing any open window, temporary closing. 
3 
4 Zooming any window, creating new folder, select
folder, find folder or file, copying from any folder to
another, delete files or folders. 
2 
5 Microsoft office
·
Microsoft World
·
Microsoft Excel
·
Microsoft Powerpoint 
5 
5 Quick basic programming. 
4 
6 Introduction to AutoCAD:
Definition of the AutoCAD graphics window and the way of
determining point through window, explain the commands. 
2 
7 Limits, Status, Zoom, Pan, Snap, Grid, Osnap, Ortho. 
4 
8 Line, Rectangle, Circle, Arc. 
3 
9 Examination. 
1 



B.E. 4107 Principles of Highway and Bridge
Engineering 
Theory:
1hr./ Week

1 General introduction to highways and bridges. 
1 
2 Classifications of highways and bridges. 
2 
3 Construction materials of highways and bridges. 
2 
4 Types of pavement. 
3 
5 Route location of highways. 
1 
6 Geometric design of highways. 
3 
7 Specifications of highway works. 
3 
8 Introduction to traffic engineering. 
2 
9 Types of bridges. 
3 
10 Loads on bridges. 
3 
11 Specifications of bridge works. 
4 
12 Planning of intersections and interchanges. 
3 



B.E. 4108 Human Rights
and Public Freedoms

Theory: 1hr./ Week

1 Origins of civil rights and freedom, including:
legislation for civil rights, understanding civil
rights, philosophy of civil rights, economical
conception of civil rights, etc. 
3 
2 Legal basis for the rule of law, including: influence
of the constitution on the legality and guarantee of
civil rights, civil rights laws & their application,
organization by authority & their behaviour during state
of emergency, etc. 
3 
3 General Freedoms guarantees, including legal action,
study of French legal system, basic principles of civil
rights, etc. 
3 
4 Equality, including historical development of
equality, gendre equality, equality of creed & race,
etc. 
2 
5 Basic Freedoms, individual civil rights, freedom of
culture & thought, economic freedom in society, etc. 
2 
6 Basic civil rights, including security of society &
individual, refusal to accept retroactive laws,
individual rights before & after the French revolution
and in an empire, Algerian struggle for freedom, etc. 
4 
7 Freedom of movement of people. 
2 
8 Freedom of thought, including freedom of opinion
&belief, separation between state & religious
establishment, freedom of the press, freedom of
organization, freedom of public demonstration,
historical development, etc. 
6 
9 Freedom of labour, etc. 
2 
10 Freedom of owning property, capitalistic & socialist
understanding of ownership. 
1 
11 Freedom of trade and industry including
constitutional requirements, commercial freedom, etc. 
1 
12 Other Freedoms including, forming political parties,
third world application of civil rights, advances in
scientific& technical aspects of civil rights. 
1 



B.E.
4110Workshops

Practical:
6 hrs./ Week

The workshop training program is designed to satisfy the
following objectives:
·
Teaching safety rules and
regulations onsite in an industrial environment.
·
Proper use of working
tools, instruments, and machines.
·
Introducing basic workshop
practices, production, labor, and timerequirements of
workshop operations.
The students are introduced to training programs in nine
workshops: electrical, welding, forging, fitting,
turning and milling, carpentry, plumbing,
automechanics, and casting.
The student is to spend 18 hours of training in every
workshop. 
Second Year
Subject

Hrs./week 
Units 
Theo. 
Prac. 
Tut. 
B.E.4201

Strength of Materials 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.4202

Mathematics (II) 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.4203

Concrete Technology 
2 
2 
 
6 
B.E.4204

Engineering Surveying 
2 
2 
 
6 
B.E.4205

Fluid Mechanics 
2 
1 
1 
5 
B.E.4206

Construction of Highways and Bridges

2 
 
1 
4 
B.E.4207

Computer Programming 
1 
2 
 
4 
B.E.4208

Engineering Statistics 
1 
 
1 
2 
Total

16 
7 
5 
39 
28 
B.E. 4201 Strength of
Materials

Theory: 3 hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week 
1 Analysis of deformable bodies:
a)
Forces & equilibrium
requirements.
b)
Deformation & compatibility
conditions.
c)
Loaddeformation relationships.
d) Introduction to statically determinate and statically
indeterminate systems. 
12 
2 Axial force , shear and bending moments:
a)
Loading and deformation.
b)
Loading systems and their
resultants.
c)
Shear forces and bending moments
by section method.
d)
Axial force, shear and bending
moment diagrams; a direct approach.
e)
Differential equations of
equilibrium and applications. 
12 
3 Stress and axial loads:
a)
Definition of stress.
b)
Axial stresses and temperature
effects.
c)
Bending stresses in beams.
d)
Bending stresses in compound
sections.
e)
Bending in nonsymmetrical beams.
f)
Shear stresses.
g)
Shear center. 
21 
4 Torsion:
a)
Torsion for solidcircular
sections.
b)
General application of
torsiontorque diagram.
c)
Strain energy in torsion.
d)
Torsion for solid noncircular
sections.
e)
Torsion for thin tube sections. 
9 
5 Shells: Thin walled vessels. 
3 
6 Transformation of stress and strain:
a)
Plane stress.
b)
Stress axis transformation Mohr
circle.
c)
Strain axis transformation. 
21 
7 Deflection of beams:
a)
The governing differential
equation for deflection of elastic beam (limited
conditions).
b)
Direct integration method.
c)
Moment area method. 
12 



B.E. 4202 Mathematics II

Theory: 3 hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week 
1 Partial differentiation:
a)
Functions of two or more
variables.
b)
Directional derivative.
c)
Chain rule for partial
derivatives.
d)
Total differential.
e)
Maxima, minima, and saddle
points.
f)
Higher order derivatives. 
18 
2 Differential equations:
a)
First order; separable,
homogeneous, linear & exact.
b)
Second order equations reducible
to first order.
c)
Linear second order homogeneous
equations with constant coefficients.
d)
Linear second order
nonhomogeneous equations with constant coefficients:
variation of parameters, and undetermined coefficients
method.
e)
Higher order linear equations
with constant coefficients. 
15 
3 Vector analysis:
a)
Equations: lines, line segments
and planes in space.
b)
Vector products.
c)
Velocity & acceleration.
d)
Curvature, torsion, & the TNB
frame. 
12 
4 Complex numbers & functions:
a)
Complex numbers.
b)
Complex functions.
c)
Derivatives.
d)
The CauchyRiemann equations.
e)
Complex series.
f)
Elementary functions. 
12 
5 Multiple integrals:
a)
Double integrals.
b)
Area by double integrals.
c)
Area, moments and centers of
mass.
d)
Double integrals in polar form.
e)
Triple integrals.
f)
Green’s theorem & Stoke’s
theorem. 
12 
6 Matrices:
a)
Matrix addition & multiplication.
b)
Inverses of square matrices.
c)
Eigen vectors & Eigen values. 
9 
7 Infinite series:
a)
Definitions.
b)
Geometric series.
c)
Series tests.
d)
Series with nonnegative terms.
e)
Power series. 
9 
8 Polar, cylindrical, & spherical coordinates. 
3 



B.E. 4203 Concrete
Technology

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
Practical: 2 hrs./
Week

1 Cement:
Manufacturing, Chemical
composition, hydration of cement, properties of cement,
effect cement compound on its properties, types of
cement. 
8 
2 Aggregate:
General classification,
sampling, properties and tests of aggregate, bulking of
sand, deleterious substances in aggregate, soundness of
aggregate, sieve analysis, grading curves and
requirements, practical grading, maximum size of
aggregate. 
6 
3 Fresh concrete:
Consistency, workability
and factors affecting workability, methods of
workability test, segregation and bleeding, mixing,
compaction, concreting in hot weather, ready mixed
concrete, pumped concrete. 
4 
4 Strength of concrete:
Types of strength,
factors affecting strength, curing of concrete, bond
strength between concrete and steel reinforcement. 
6 
5 Concrete mix design:
Basic considerations,
British method of mix design, American method of mix
design, design of special concrete. 
12 
6 Durability of
concrete:
Permeability of
concrete, resistance of concrete to sulfate and acid
attacks, effects of frost on fresh and hardened
concrete, corrosion of reinforcement. 
6 
7 Elasticity,
shrinkage, and creep:
Modulus of elasticity
and factors affecting it, shrinkage and factors
affecting it, creep and factors affecting it. 
4 
8 Admixtures:
Types of admixtures,
uses of admixtures. 
4 
9 Introduction to new
types of concrete:
Light weight concrete,
high performance and high strength concrete, fiber
reinforced concrete, self compacted concrete, any other
new types. 
10 
Laboratory tests 
1 Cement:
 Consistency, initial
and final setting times tests.
 Soundness test,
compressive strength test. 

4 
4 
2 Aggregate:
 Sampling and density
test.
 Specific gravity and
absorption tests.
 Shape and surface
texture test.
 Sieve analysis of fine
and coarse aggregates. 

4 
4 
4 
4 
3 Fresh concrete:
 Slump test and casting
cubes of different sizes.
 Compaction factor test
and casting cylinders of different sizes..
 VB time test and
casting prisms of different sizes.
 Samples tests (cubes,
cylinders, prisms).
 Test for effect of
aggregate conditions on workability of fresh concrete. 

4 
4 
4 
4 
4 
4 Design of concrete
mixes:
 Making trial mixes
designed by British method.
 Making trial mixes
designed by American method. 

4 
4 
5 Admixtures:
Tests for the effect of
superplastisizers and other new admixtures on properties
of fresh and hardened concrete. 

8 



B.E. 4204 Engineering
Surveying

Theory: 2hrs./ Week
Practical:
2hrs./ Week

1 General concepts of surveying:
 General definition of surveying, basic principles of
surveying, types of surveying.
 Basic principles and steps of surveying and setting
out of constructions. 
4 
2 Measurements and errors:
 Types of measurements, units of measurements, scale.
 Errors; types of errors, sources of errors, mistakes,
precision and accuracy. 
2 
3 Adjustment of measurements:
 Most probable value and the standard error for direct
measurements.
 Most probable value and the standard error for
indirect measurements; law of error propagation, weight
of measurements.
 Basic principles of the least squares method,
adjustment of one indirect measurement by the least
square method. 
6 
4 Linear measurements:
Taping methods; systematic error in taping, measuring
obstructed distances, other uses of tape. 
2 
5 Leveling:
 Direct leveling; level, basic parts and principles.
 Direct differential leveling; systematic errors, field
procedure, types of differential leveling.
 Adjustment of differential leveling by the least
squares method.
 Direct profile leveling; field procedure, adjustment
of profile leveling, computation of cut and fill. 
8 
6 Midterm exam. 
2 
7 Angles and directions:
 Angles; types of angles, types of horizontal angles.
 Directions; direction of a line, meridian, azimuth,
bearing. 
2 
8 Angles measuring instruments:
 Basic parts and principles, opticalreading
theodolites, digital theodolite, total station.
 Measuring horizontal angles; repetition method, direct
method.
 Measuring vertical angles, double centering, First
term exam. 
6 
9 Traversing:
 Introduction; methods of control survey, accuracy
standards and specifications, basic concept of
traversing, types of traverses.
 Field procedure of traversing; measuring the length of
traverse sides; using tape, using EDM or total station,
measuring the horizontal angle of the traverse;
traversing by angle to the right, traversing by
deflection angles.
 Computation of horizontal coordinates of the traverse
stations.
 Adjustment of horizontal coordinates of the traverse
stations. 
6 
10 Midterm exam. 
2 
11 Areas:
Methods of measuring area, area by coordinators method,
area by trapezoidal rule, area by Simpson's rule, area
by planimeter. 
2 



B.E. 4204 Engineering
Surveying (Continued)

Theory: 2hrs./ Week
Practical:
2hrs./ Week

12 Topographic
surveying:
Basic concept of
topographic surveying
 Contour lines; contour
interval, representation of earth topography by contour
map.
 Characteristics of
contour lines.
 Basic methods for
contouring; direct method, indirect methods, grid
method, irregular method.
 Locating topographic
details by radiation methods (radial traversing,
trigonometric leveling); radiation by total station,
radiation by stadia method, radiation by tangential
method.
 Radiation using
theodolite and substance bar.
 Topographic surveying
by GPS. 
8 
13 Volume of earthwork:
 Fields of application
in civil engineering; routs survey, land leveling,
borrowpit, construction of pipelines.
 Volumes using
crosssections; types of crosssections, area of
crosssections, volume by endarea method, volume by
prizimoidal method.
 Volumes using the grid
method (borrowpit).
 Land leveling; land
leveling for construction project, agricultural Land
leveling. 
6 
14 Horizontal curves:
 Introduction, types of
horizontal curves, types of circular curves, simple
circular curves; degree of the curve, basic elements of
simple circular curve.
 Circular curve
formulas.
 Circular curve
stationing.
 Field procedure of
circular curve layout by deflection angles using total
station or (theodolite and tape). 
4 
15 Vertical curves:
 Basic concept and uses
of vertical curves.
 Equaltangent vertical
parabolic curve; equation of the curve, location and
elevation of high or low point on the curve, staking a
vertical parabolic curve.
 Computation for an
unequaltangent vertical curve.
 Second term exam. 
4 
Experiments 
1 Basic principles of
surveying and setting out of constructions;
determination the location of a point. 
2 
2 Basic principles of
surveying and setting out of constructions; establishing
the location of a point. 
2 
3 Measuring obstructed
distance using tape. 
2 
4 Level; basic parts
and principles, setting up, reading level rods. 
2 
5 Differential leveling
using level; starting and closing at the same benchmark. 
2 
6 Differential leveling
using level; starting from a benchmark and closing at
another one. 
2 
7 Profile leveling
using level. 
2 
8 Theodolite/ total
station. 
2 
9 Basic parts and
principles, setting up, measurements of H.C.R. and
V.C.R. 
2 
10 Measuring horizontal
angles; repetition method. 
2 
11 Measuring horizontal
angles; direct method. 
2 
12 Mid term exam 
2 
13 Measuring horizontal
angles; closing the horizon. 
2 
14 Measuring vertical
angles. 
2 
15 Trigonometric
leveling. 
2 
16 First term exam. 
2 



Experiments (Continued) 
17 Traversing with total station (or theodolite and
tape) by measuring angle to the right; traverse start
and close at the same horizontal control point. 
2 
18 Traversing with total station (or theodolite and
tape) by measuring angle to the right; traverse start at
control point and close at another horizontal control
point. 
2 
19 Traversing with total station (or theodolite and
tape) by measuring deflection angles 
2 
20 Mid term exam. 
2 
21 Measurement of area from map; by planimeter,
trapezoidal rule and coordinate method, Simpson rule,
and coordinate method. 
2 
22 Measurement of area from map; by planimeter. 
2 
23 Measurement of area, trapezoidal rule and coordinate
method, Simpson rule, and coordinate method. 
2 
24 Locating topographic details by radiation methods
(radial traversing, trigonometric leveling); radiation
by total station, radiation by stadia method, radiation
by tangential method. 
2 
25 Radiation using theodolite and substance bar. 
2 
26 Staking out a building using total station (or
theodolite and tape). 
2 
27 Setting out of horizontal curves by deflection
angles using total station (or theodolite and tape). 
2 
28 Setting out of horizontal curves by deflection
angles using total station (or theodolite and tape). 
2 
29 Staking vertical curves using level. 
2 
30 Second term exam. 
2 
E. 4205 Fluid
Mechanics

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
Practical: 1 hr./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week 
1 Introduction:
History, properties of fluids, units, mass density,
weight density, relative density, specific volume,
compressibility, elasticity, viscosity, surface
tension, capillarity, and vapor pressure. 
8 
2 Fluid statics:
Pressuredensityheight relationship, absolute &
gauge pressures, manometers, forces on submerged
surfaces, applications. 
8 
3 Kinematics of fluid motion:
Steady & unsteady flow, streamlines, uniform &
nonuniform flow, velocity & acceleration. 
8 
4 Basic laws:
Continuity equation, energy equation, Euler
equation, Bernoulli equation, energy line, hydraulic
grade line, pumps & turbines, conservation of
momentum law, impulse, momentum equations, pipe
bends, applications. 
12 
5 Flow of real fluid:
Laminar & turbulent flow, fluid flow past solid
boundaries, velocity distribution & its
significance, shear stress in laminar & turbulent
flow, resistance force & energy dissipation, flow
establishment of boundary layers, laminar &
turbulent boundary layers, applications. 
8 
6 Flow in pipes:
Flow in pipes, steady uniform flow in pipes,
experimental results about friction coefficient,
laminar flow in pipe, turbulent flow in pipe,
turbulent flow in smooth & rough pipes, flow in
commercial pipes, head losses in noncircular pipes,
minor losses, divided flow, multiple pipes,
applications. 
8 
7 Open channel flow:
Definitions of flow in open channels, steady uniform
flow, optimum section, specific energy, critical
depth, specific energy in nonrectangular channels,
design of sections, stability theory. 
8 
Experiments

1 Calibration of gauge pressure. 
3 
2 Pressure on submerged surface. 
3 
3 Discharge through orifice. 
3 
4 Discharge over weirs. 
3 
5 Flow though Venturi meters. 
3 
6 Head losses in pipes. 
3 
7 Jet impact. 
3 
8 Reynold’s number in pipes. 
3 
9 Pitot tube test. 
3 
10 Hydraulic jump 
3 



B.E. 4206
Construction of Highways and Bridges

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week 
1 Introduction to construction of highways. 
2 
2 Flexible pavement layers. 
4 
3 Rigid pavement layers. 
4 
4 Stages of highway construction. 
10 
5 Construction equipment. 
4 
6 Laboratory tests in highway construction. 
6 
7 History evolution of bridges. 
2 
8 Types of bridges. 
4 
9 Methods of bridges construction. 
10 
10 Details of main components of bridges
(superstructure and substructure). 
10 
11 Forces distribution and components. 
4 



B.E. 3207 Computer
Programming

Theory: 1 hr./ Week
Practical: 2 hrs./ Week 
Visual Basic language 
4 Introduction to Visual Basic language. 
1 
5 Forms: Control tools, name selection of the
control tools. 
1 
6 Explorer project, properties, events. 
1 
7 Project, save project, applications. 
1 
8 Files and projects, exercises. 
1 
9 Menus, their building and writing the code. 
1 
10 Dialogue box, message box, file dialogue box,
line dialogue box, color dialogue box, printer
dialogue box. 
2 
11 Main object for visual box statements, data,
static data, numerical letteral, variables, direct
certainty statement. 
1 
12 General formula of notification, notification of
statics mathematical and logical procedure. 
2 
13 Additional procedure on letteral chain, notice
statement by using the quick window, printing and
simple statement for words. 
1 
14 Control statement for decisions:
(IFTHEN) statement, (IFTHEN)
statement multilines. 
2 
15 (IFTHENELSE) statement,
(IFTHENELSE) multiple and similar
statement. 
2 
16 (CASE) statement, (SWITCH) function, (IFF)
function, (CHOOSE) function. 
2 
17 Looping statement (FORNEXT). 
1 
18 Looping statement (DOWHILELOOP).
Looping statement (DOLOOPWHILE). 
2 
19 (NESTED LOOP) statement. 
1 
20 Matrix definition, notification matrix
statement. 
5 
21 functions and sub procedures 
2 
21 Files, special statements of the sequence files. 
1 



B.E. 4208
Engineering Statistics

Theory: 1hr./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./
Week

1 Definitions and fundamentals:
Definition of statistics, importance of statistics,
types of statistics, basic definition, population,
sample, random sample, …..etc. 
2 
2 Frequency distributions:
Raw data, class interval and class limits, histogram
and polygon, relative and cumulative frequencies,
applications. 
4 
3 Measure of central location:
Mean, median, mode, midrange, comparison for the
measurement of central tendency. 
3 
4 Measure of variation and dispersion:
Measure of variation, range, mean deviation, the
variance and standard deviation, coefficient of
variation, measure of skewness and peakedness,
application. 
3 
5 Probability theory:
Relative frequency Venn diagram, intersection,
union, conditional probability, independent events,
mutually exclusive events, mathematical expectation,
permutations and combinations, applications. 
3 
6 Distributions:
Discrete distribution; binomial distribution and
Poisson distribution, continuous distribution;
normal distribution, chisquare distribution,
applications. 
4 
7 Sampling theory:
Sampling methods, sampling distributions, and
sampling distribution of means, differences and
sums, applications. 
3 
8 Estimation theory:
Estimation and estimator, efficiency, sufficiency
and consistency, confidence level in estimation,
confidence level for means, proportions, sums and
differences, choice of sample size, applications. 
3 
9 Statistical decision theory:
Test of hypothesis and significance, statistical
hypothesis, statistical errors for the regions of
rejection and acceptance, tests. 
2 
10 Regression and correlation:
Choice of curves, least square methods, correlation,
applications. 
3 



Third Year
Subject

Hrs./week 
Units 
Theo. 
Prac. 
Tut. 
B.E.4301

Soil Mechanics 
3 
1 
1 
7 
B.E.4302

Engineering Analysis
and Numerical Methods 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.4303

Remote
Sensing and GIS

2 
2 
 
6 
B.E.4304

Theory of Structures 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.4305

Highway Design

2 
1 
1 
5 
B.E.4306

Pavement Design 
2 
1 
 
5 
B.E.4307

Railway Engineering 
2 
 
 
4 
B.E.4308

Reinforced Concrete
Design 
2 
 
1 
4 
B.E.4309

Traffic Engineering

1 
 
1 
2 
Total

20 
5 
6 
45 
31 
B.E.
4301 Soil Mechanics

Theory: 3hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr. / Week
Practical: 1hr. / Week 
1 Geotechnical Properties:
Formation of natural sedimentation, Grain size
distribution, Clay minerals, Soil Classification,
Weightvolume relationship, Soil compaction. 
15 
2 Hydraulic Properties:
Permeability field and lab. 
3 
3 Steady state Flow:
One and twodimensional flow, flow net, piping or
boiling. 
15 
4 Principle of effective stress:
Total stress, effective stress, pore water pressure. 
12 
5Stresses within a Soil Mass, geostatic stresses,
stresses due to external loads. 
6 
6 Consolidation theory and settlement:
Terzagi theory and assumptions, consolidation test,
consolidation analysis. 
18 
7 Shear strength of soils:
MohrCoulomb theory, laboratory tests, direct shear
test, triaxial test, coefficient of pore water
pressure. 
15 
8 Lateral earth pressure. 
6 
Laboratory Tests

1
Water content.
2
Atterberg limits.
3
Specific gravity.
4
Sieve analysis.
5
Hydrometer analysis.
6
Compaction test.
7
Field density test. 
8
Permeability test.
9
Unconfined compression test.
10
Direct shear test.
11
Triaxial compression test.
12
Consolidation test.
13
California Bearing Ratio
test. 




B.E. 4302 Engineering
Analysis and Numerical Methods

Theory: 3hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./
Week 
Engineering Analysis

1 Ordinary
differential equations applications:
11 Applications of
first order differential equations.
111 Salt
concentration in tanks.
112 Discharge
through orifices.
12 Applications of
second and higher order differential equations.
121 Mechanical
vibration.
122 Elastic
stability.
123 Newton’s 2^{nd}
law of motion. 
9 
2 Simultaneous
linear differential equations.
21 Cramer’s rule.
22 Applications.
221 Salt
concentration in tanks.
222 Mechanical
vibration stiffness formulation.
223 Frequency of
structures by the energy conservation law.

9 
3 Second & higher
order linear differential equations with no constant
coefficients.
31 Euler method or
(Z=ln x) method.
32 Power series
(Frobenous method). 
6 
4 Fourier series:
41 Periodic
functions & Fourier coefficients.
42 Even & odd
functions.
43 Half range
expansion. 
6 
5 Partial
differential equations:
51 Separation of
variables method.
52 Applications:
521 Heat equations.
522 D’Alembert
solution of the wave equation.
523 Laplace
equation. 
9 
6 Matrices:
61 Review.
62 Solution of
linear ordinary differential equations.
621 Row
transformation method (matrix inversion).
622 Gauss
elimination.
623 GaussJordan
method.
624 GaussSiedel
method.
625 Cholesky’s
method or LU method.
626 Eigen values &
Eigen vectors. 
9 
Numerical Methods 
7 Introduction to
numerical methods:
71 Difference table.
72 Differences &
divided differences. 
6 
8 Linear
interpolation:
81 NewtonGregory
interpolation polynomial.
82 NewtonDivided
difference formula.
83 Lagrange
interpolating polynomial. 
6 
9 Numerical
integration:
91 Trapezoidal and
Simpson’s rules.
92 Gaussian
quadrature. 
6 
10 Solution of
nonlinear equations:
101 NewtonRaphson
method.
102 Indeterminate
coefficients.
103 Indeterminate
weights. 
6 
11 Numerical
solution of ordinary differential equations (initial
value problems):
111 Taylor series.
112 Euler method.
113 Modified Euler
method.
114 RungeKutta
method4^{th} order. 
9 
12 Finite
differences boundary value problems. 
9 



B.E. 4303 Remote
Sensing and GIS 
Theory: 2hr./ Week
Practical: 2hr./
Week 
1 Concept of Remote Sensing.

2 
2 Sources of
Energy, Fundamental Properties of Electromagnetic
Radiation, Photo. Properties, Aerial Survey Sources. 
2 
3 Aerial survey
Eng., applications, type of photographs, different
between vertical aerial photographs & maps,
Indications on aerial photographs. 
2 
4 Vertical aerial
photograph, Eng. Relations for vertical aerial
photograph photographic coordinate system, scale of
vertical aerial photographs. 
2 
5 Ground
coordinates from a vertical photograph, relief
displacement on a vertical photograph, flying height
of a vertical photograph. 
2 
6 Parallax
equations (Relations between parallax & point
height), flight design. 
2 
7 An Ideal Remote
Sensing System, Elementary Air Survey,
Characteristics of film and lens, Characteristics of
sensor platforms. 
2 
8 Black& White
film, Color film, Infrared film, Film Exposure,
Exposure Curves, Resolutions types, Ground
Resolutions. 
2 
9 Optical system
analysis,
Radiance Properties for Aerial Photographs & Image
Characteristics. 
2 
10 Thermal graphic
(Thermal Imaging),
Heat
Transfer, Blackbody Radiation, Total Radiant
Existence, Radiation From Real Materials. 
2 
11 Interaction
Mechanisms within the Atmosphere,
Interaction
Of Thermal Radiation With Terrain Elements. 
2 
12 Thermal Energy
Detectors, Thermal Radiometers, Thermal Scanners,
Geometric Characteristics Of Thermal Scanner
Imagery. 
2 
13 The Multi band
Camera (or the Multispectral Frame Camera System),
MSS Operation and Design Considerations. 
2 
14 Micro Wave
Sensing. 
2 
15 Imaging Radar
systems, Operation of Side Looking Airborne Radar,
Image Characteristics, Imaging Radar Properties. 
2 
16 Passive
Microwave Elements, Passive Microwave Sensors. 
2 
17 Remote Sensing
From the Space. 
2 
18 A History of
Remote sensing from the space, Satellite
characteristics around the earth. 
2 
19 Interpretation
satellite Image. 
2 
20 Platform and
systems for Acquisition images, Meteorological
satellites. 
2 
21 Digital Image
Processing. 
2 
22 Initial
Processing for Digital Data, Image processing
system, Image structural. 
2 
23 Image
Enhancement, Image Rectification & Restoration. 
2 
24 Instruments and
equipments for Image Processing, extraction Data. 
2 
25 Using Remote
Sensing Techniques in Road Eng. By evaluation for
highway Alignment. 
2 
26 Using Remote
Sensing Techniques in environment Eng. And
environment analysis and estimation Pollution
Problems. 
2 
27 Using Remote
Sensing Techniques in Resources Management and
Hydrologic application. 
2 
28 Remote sensing
applications. 
1 
29 Climate
analysis, cartographic, Cities analysis, Urban
Planning. 
1 
30 Agriculture
analysis, Forests. 
1 
31 Introduction in
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and
applications. 
1 
32 Introduction in
Global Position System (GPS) and applications. 
1 
33 Ground
Penetration Radar (GPR) and its applications. 
1 



B.E. 4303 Remote Sensing and GIS 
Theory: 2hr./ Week
Practical: 2hr./ Week 
Computer
Applications

1 
Definition & Components of GIS, Arc GIS, Overview of
Arc GIS (Arc Map, Arc Catalog, Arc Toolbox). 
2 
2 
Maps & Categories, Fundamentals of Arc Map, Image
viewer, Layers, data frames, displaying data. 
2 
3 
Map Projection &
Categories. 
2 
4 
Table of Content,
Subset Image. 
2 
5 
Size & Shape of
Earth, Scale of Map. 
2 
6 
Managing Layers in
Arc Map. 
2 
7 
Coordinates System. 
2 
8 
Query (Identify &
find), Analyze (Proximity, Overlay, Network),
Hyperlink. 
4 
9 
Polynomial
Rectification. 
2 
10 
Arc Catalog
applications. 
2 
11 
Maps Creation (Shape
File). 
2 
12 
Maps Creation, Geo
Data Base (GDB). 
2 
13 
Data base Creation &
Managing with Table. 
2 
14 
Graphs Creation,
Reports. 
2 
15 
Layout, Grids 
2 
16 
Digital Image,
preprocessing. 
2 
17 
ERDAS imagine,
Viewer, displaying Image. 
2 
18 
Subset Image, Export
& Import. 
2 
19 
Enhancement
(Spatial, Radiometric, Spectral). 
2 
20 
Spatial Enhancement
(Resolution Merge). 
2 
21 
Image Enhancement &
Filters. 
2 
22 
Unsupervised
Classification. 
2 
24 
Supervised
Classification. 
2 
25 
Accuracy Assessment. 
2 
26 
Layer Stack. 
2 
27 
Global positioning
System (GPS). 
4 
28 
Ground Penetration
Radar (GPR). 
4 




B.E.
4304 Theory of Structures

Theory: 3hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week 
1 Stability and Determinacy of Structures. 
8 
2 Frames and Trusses. 
12 
3 Influence Lines:
Definition & use, Beams, Trusses (Statically
Determinate). 
8 
4 Moving load:
Max. moments and Shears, Max. forces in truss
members. 
6 
5 Use of virtual work (Unit load) method for
deflection of statically determinate structures. 
12 
6 Approximate analysis of indeterminate structures. 
8 
7 Force method for the analysis of statically
indeterminate structures. 
8 
8 Method of least work for the analysis of
statically indeterminate structures. 
6 
9 Displacement method (Slopedeflection) for the
analysis of statically indeterminate structures. 
14 
10 Moment distribution for beams and frames. 
8 



B.E.
4305 Highway Design

Theory: 2hrs./ Week
Practical: 1hr./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week 
1 Selection of route location of highways. 
6 
2 Cut and fill works, costs and economics 
14 
3 Cross section characteristics highways. 
6 
4 Design of horizontal alignment. 
6 
5 Design of vertical alignment. 
6 
6 Drainage systems in highways. 
8 
7 Highway lighting. 
6 
8 Highway furniture. 
8 



B.E. 4306
Pavement Design

Theory: 2hrs./ Week
Practical: 1hr./ Week 
1 Subgrade soil and its stabilization. 
6 
2 Subbase layer. 
6 
3 Asphalt materials. 
6 
4 Asphalt mixes. 
6 
5 Production of asphalt mixes. 
6 
6 Difference between highway and airports. 
2 
7 Flexible pavement, distribution of stresses,
equivalent load. 
4 
8 Rigid pavement, distribution of stresses,
equivalent load. 
4 
9 Design of flexible pavement for highways. 
6 
10 Design of flexible pavement for airports. 
4 
11 Design of rigid pavement for highways. 
6 
12 Design of rigid pavement for airports. 
4 
Laboratory Tests

1 Penetration test. 
5 Viscosity test. 
2 Ductility test. 
6 Loss on heating test. 
3 Softening point test. 
7 C.B.R. test. 
4 Flash point test. 
8 Marshall test. 




B.E. 4307 Railway
Engineering

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week

Site and Operation
1 Introduction to manufacture of railways. 
2 
2 Railway traffic. 
2 
3 Operational energy. 
4 
4 Slope and deflection. 
4 
5 Acceleration and deceleration. 
4 
6 Speed. 
4 
7 Problems in grades. 
6 
8 Setting out operation. 
4 
Construction and Maintenance
9 Wagon (loads and analysis). 
2 
10 Design and construction of subballast layer. 
4 
11 Construction cost of subballast layer. 
2 
12 Stability of subballast layer. 
2 
13 Drainage systems. 
4 
14 Ballast layer. 
2 
15 Joints. 
6 
16 Geometric design of railway lines. 
2 
17 Intersections. 
6 



B.E. 4308 Reinforced
Concrete Design

Theory: 2hr./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week 
1 Introduction to reinforced concrete. 
4 
2 Beam analysis by working stress method. 
4 
3 Strength method for analysis and design. 
12 
4 Design of continuous beams. 
6 
5 Deflections in beams. 
4 
6 Shear design. 
8 
7 Design for shear and torsion. 
6 
8 Methods of coefficients for twoway slabs. 
8 
9 Splices and anchorage of reinforcement. 
4 
10 Introduction to concentrically loaded columns. 
4 



B.E.
4309 Traffic Engineering

Theory: 1hr./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week 
1 Principles of traffic, traffic
volumespeeddensity relationship. 
5 
2 Traffic growth. 
2 
3 Traffic capacity. 
3 
4 Characteristics of traffic, traffic components. 
3 
5 Atgrade intersections. 
2 
6 Interchanges. 
3 
7 Traffic analysis, traffic signs. 
5 
8 Design of signalized intersections. 
5 
9 Off street parking, on street parking. 
2 



Fourth Year
Subject

Hrs./week 
Units 
Theo. 
Prac. 
Tut. 
B.E.4401

Management and
Engineering Economy 
3 
1 
1 
7 
B.E.4402

Earth Structures 
3 
 
 
6 
B.E.4403

Design of Concrete
Bridges 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.4404

Design
of Steel Bridges

2 
 
1 
4 
B.E.4405

Highway
Specifications and Maintenance 
2 
 
 
4 
B.E.4406

Computer
Applications 
1 
2 
 
4 
B.E.4407

Foundation Engineering

2 
 
1 
4 
B.E.4408

Airport Engineering 
1 
 
1 
2 
B.E.4409

Graduation Project 
 
4 
 
4 
Total

17 
7 
5 
41 
29 
B.E. 4401 Management
and Engineering Economy

Theory: 3hrs./Week
Practical: 1hr./Week
Tutorial: 1hr./Week 
1 Project management objectives. 
3 
2 Responsibilities for quantitative survey. 
3 
3 Quantity surveying for civil engineering. 
8 
4 Quantity surveying for building works. 
6 
5 Cost planning & approximate estimation. 
6 
6 Work pricing. 
6 
7 Contracting & bidding. 
4 
8 General contracting rules. 
6 
9 Payment on works I. 
4 
10 Payment on works II. 
4 
11 Specifications of works. 
3 
12 Planning methods & scheduling. 
11 
13 Time & cost relation. 
6 
14 Engineering economic principles and objectives. 
3 
15 Economic alternating comparison. 
11 
16 Economic feasibility study. 
6 



B.E. 4402 Earth
Structures

Theory: 3hrs./ Week

Part I Soil
Improvement

A Temporary soil
improvement
1 Water table lowering
a Sumps and ditches
b Sheeting and open
pumping
cVacuum dewatering
system
d Drainage by
electroosmosis
e Well point system
2 Ground freezing
3 Electro – osmosis 
9

B Permanent soil
improvement
1 Without adding any
material
a Heavy tamping
b Compaction by
explosives
c Deep compaction using
vibratory probes
d Thermal treatments
e Surface stabilization
by compaction
2 Soil stabilization by
admixtures
a Lime stabilization
b Cement stabilization
c Asphalt stabilization 
18

C Deep stabilization by
admixtures
1 Soil grouting
2 Soil replacement
3 Creation of columns
4 Earth reinforcement
5 Preloading and sand
drains 
18

Part II Stability of
Slopes

1 Stability calculation
for granular soils
2 Stability calculation
for cohesive soils
3Total stress analysis
for determination of factor of safety
4 Taylor's Stability
number
5Effective stress
analysis for determination of factor of safety
a The conventional
method
b The Simplified method
c The Rigorous method 
18

Part III Earth
Pressures and Retaining Walls

1 Types of lateral
earth pressure
a Earth pressure at
rest
b Active earth pressure
c Passive earth
pressure
2 Rainkine's theory of
earth pressure
3 Coulomb's theory of
earth pressure
4 The choice of
backfill material
5 Backfill drainage
6 Filter design
criteria
7 Stability of
retaining walls
8 Proportioning design
of retaining walls

12

Part IV Sheet Piled
Walls 
1 Cantilever sheet
piles
2 Anchored sheet piles

9 
Part V Braced Cuts 
Design of various
components of braced cuts 
6 



B.E. 4403 Design of
Concrete Bridges

Theory: 3hrs./Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week

1 Introduction to types
of bridges, spans, loading, seismic and wind forces.

4 
2 Design of one way
slab bridges.

6 
3 Deck girder design.

8 
4 Introduction to cable
suspension bridges.

4 
5 Continuous bridges:
Spans, analysis of continuous bridges, girders with
constant and variable sections, method of analysis,
influence lines, design procedure.

12 
6 Arch bridges:
Introduction, arches with three hinges supports, arches
with two hinges supports, analysis of arches, influence
lines for lateral forces, moments.

12 
7 Prestressed concrete
bridges: Methods for prestressing, loss of prestressing.

24 
8 Concrete bridges.

8 
9 Substructures of
bridges: Substructures, piers, design of piers, bridge
shoulders, design of bridge shoulders.

12 



B.E. 4404 Design of
Steel Bridges

Theory: 2hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week

1 Historical
background: Types of steel bridges, components of
bridges, bridge loadings, analysis and design of
bridges, Design criteria.

6 
2 Tension members:
Types of tension members.

4 
3 Beams: Flexural
stresses, shear stresses, buckling, deflection,
detailing.

8 
4 Plate girders:
Introduction, flexural stresses, shear stresses,
buckling, deflection.

6 
5 Compression members:
Effective length, buckling, allowable stresses, column
base.

6 
6 Compression members
of steel structures equilibrium: Theory of structures,
buckling of elastic members, effective length,
compression members in steel structures.

6 
7 Combined flexural and
axial stresses.

4 
8 Welding: Welding
process, types of welds, welding requirements.

4 
9 Fatigue:
Factors affecting fatigue, fatigue tests.

4 
10 Local buckling:
Axial compression of plates, design requirements.

4 
11 Bolted and riveted
connections.

4 
12 Welded connections.

4 



B.E. 4405 Highway
Specifications and Maintenance

Theory: 2hrs./ Week

1 General
specifications.

2

2 Reinforced concrete
pipe culverts.

1

3 Unreinforced
concrete pipe culverts.

1

4 Steel culverts.

1

5 Pipes and drainage.

2

6 Earth works.

2

7 Selection of subbase
materials.

2

8 Lime stabilization of
subbase layers.

2

9 Base course layer:
Subgrades in calcareous soils, base course from subbase
soils, compacting base course using vibratory
compactors.

3

10 Stabilization using
bituminous materials.

2

11 Surface asphalt
layers: Prime coat, tack coat.

2

12 Hot asphalt concrete
pavement layer.

2

13 Portland cement
concrete pavement.

2

14 Curbstone.

2

15 Obstacles.

1

16 Highway green areas.

1

17 Traffic signals,
highway and bridge furniture.

2

18 Pile foundations for
bridges.

3

19 Large diameter
piles.

3

20 Scaffold for
concrete works.

3

21 Reinforcement for
bridges.

3

22 Reinforced concrete
for bridges

3

23 Prestressed Bridges.

3

24 Reinforcement works.

2

25 Water protection
works for bridges.

2

26 Protection of steel
work from corrosion.

2

27 Bridge abutments.

2

28 Guard rails.

2

29 Joint movements.

2




B.E. 4406 Computer
Applications

Theory: 1hr./ Week
Practical: 2hrs./ Week

Application By STAAD
III Software

1 Introduction to STAAD
III

3

2 Geometry of
structures

2

3 Member properties

2

4 Material properties

2

5 Boundary conditions

4

6 Application of loads

2

7 Methods of analysis

6

8 Design of structures

4

9 Applications to 3
degree of freedom structures

5




B.E. 4407 Foundation
Engineering

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week 
1 Soil investigation:
Determination of spacing, No. of bore holes, depth of
bore holes, type and methods of drilling, sampling and
samples, in situ tests, geophysical exploration, report
writing 
6 
2 Bearing capacity of Shallow foundation:
Types of shear failure, Determination of ultimate
bearing capacity of soil, eccentrically loaded
foundations, bearing capacity of footing on layered
soils, bearing capacity of footing on slopes,
determination of bearing capacity from field tests. 
14 
3 Settlements of shallow foundations:
Immediate or elastic settlements, consolidation
settlements, secondary settlements, prediction of
settlement for cohesionless soils, elastic settlements
of eccentrically loaded foundations, allowable
settlements. 
6 
4 Foundations on difficult soils:
Collapsing soils, expansive soils. 
2 
5 Structural design and determination of dimensions of
footings:
Separated footings, combined foundations, rectangular
foundations, trapezoidal foundations, strap foundations
and raft foundations. 
8 
6 Pile foundations:
Pile classification, pile capacity in cohesive soils,
pile capacity in cohesionless soils, pile capacity for
cf soils, pile
capacity of tension piles, determination of pile
capacity from in situ tests, negative skin friction of
piles.
Pile groups:
Group action, efficiency of group piles, ultimate
bearing capacity of group piles, pile groups subjected
to moments, settlement of pile groups.

pile dynamic formulae

pile load tests 
16 
7 Earth pressures and retaining walls:
Types of lateral earth pressures, Rankine theory of
earth pressures, Coulomb’s theory of earth pressures.

Stability of retaining walls

Sheet pile walls:
Cantilever sheet pile walls and anchored sheet pile
walls 
8 



B.E. 4408 Airport
Engineering

Theory: 1hr./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week 
1 Introduction to
airport engineering.

1

2 Characteristics of
airplanes.

3

3 Fundamental design of
airports.

4

4 Geometric design of
runway and taxiway.

4

5 Structural design of
pavement layers.

5

6 Water drainage in
airports.

4

7 Landing design.

3

8 Signals and signs.

2

9 Runway lighting.

2

10 Environmental effect
of airports.

2




