First Year
Subject

Hrs./week 
Units 
Theo. 
Prac. 
Tut. 
B.E.3101

Engineering Mechanics 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.3102

Mathematics (I) 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.3103

Building Materials Technology 
2 
1 
 
5 
B.E.3104

Engineering Drawing 
1 
3 
 
5 
B.E.3105

Engineering Geology 
2 
 
 
4 
B.E.3106

Principles of Computers 
1 
2 
1 
4 
B.E.3107

Principles
of Structural Engineering

1 
 
 
2 
B.E.3108

Human
Rights and Public Freedoms

1 
 
 
2 
B.E.3209

English
Intro.

1 
 
1 
2 
B.E.3210

Workshops 
 
6 
 
6 
Total

15 
12 
4 
43 
31 
B.E. 3101
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. 3102
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. 3103
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 



B.E. 3104
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. 3105
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 



.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. 3107
Principles of Structural Engineering

Theory:
1hr./ Week

1 Structural materials and their properties. 
3 
2 Types of structural elements. 
4 
3 Types and properties of external loading. 
3 
4 Types of internal forces and the resulting stresses. 
3 
5 Economic sections for structural elements. 
2 
6 Structural systems. 
4 
7 Concrete and steel frames and tall buildings. 
2 
8 Types of bridges. 
4 
9 Types of foundations. 
3 
10 Tunnels, dams, and supporting walls. 
2 



B.E. 3108 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. 3109
Workshops

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.3201

Strength of Materials (I) 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.3202

Mathematics (II) 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.3203

Concrete Technology 
2 
2 
 
6 
B.E.3204

Engineering Surveying 
2 
2 
 
6 
B.E.3205

Fluid Mechanics 
2 
1 
1 
5 
B.E.3206

Building
Construction

2 
 
1 
4 
B.E.3207

Computer Programming 
1 
2 
 
4 
B.E.3208

Engineering Statistics 
1 
 
1 
2 
Total

16 
7 
5 
39 
28 
B.E. 3201 Strength of
Materials (I)

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. 3202 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. 3203 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
superplasticizers and other new admixtures on properties
of fresh and hardened concrete. 

8 



B.E. 3204 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. 3204 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 
B.E. 3205 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. 3206 Building
Construction

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week 
1 Introduction to development of building construction. 
2 
2 Earthworks (Excavation, suction of ground water,
refilling. 
2 
3 Foundations and piles: Types of foundations, piles and
their types 
12 
4 Concrete works (Mixing and production of concrete,
finishing of concrete, curing, casting of concrete in
hot weather) 
4 
5 Brickworks: Types of bricks, stages of construction by
bricks, brick walls, bonding, pointing. 
6 
6 Stoneworks: Types of stones used in construction, types
of stone walls, other uses of stone in construction,
bonding, pointing. 
4 
7 Forms and scaffoldings ( Types and factors of design ) 
2 
8 Blockworks (lightweight and cellular blocks):
Types of blocks used in buildings, types of block walls,
other uses of blocks in buildings, bonding, pointing. 
4 
9 Floors and roofs: Types, their materials, methods used
in building, water and damp protection. 
4 
10 Arches and upper and lower lintels 
2 
11 Dampprotection materials: Types of materials, and
methods of their uses in buildings. 
2 
12 Finishing works: Types of finishing materials,
finishing methods, covering of false ceiling. 
6 
13 Stairs: Types, contents, finishing methods. 
2 
14 Doors and windows: Types of doors and windows
according to their uses, materials, and fixing methods. 
4 
15 Building joints: Types of joints, finishing methods. 
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 



E. 3208 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 



B.E. 3209 General
Freedoms

Theory: 1hr./ Week
Tutorial: 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. 
1 
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. 
1 
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. 
1 
10 Freedom of owning property, capitalistic & socialist
understanding of ownership. 
2 
11 Freedom of trade and industry including constitutional
requirements, commercial freedom, etc. 
2 
12 Other Freedoms including, forming political parties,
third world application of civil rights, advances in
scientific& technical aspects of civil rights. 
2 



Third Year
Subject

Hrs./week 
Units 
Theo. 
Prac. 
Tut. 
B.E.3301

Soil Mechanics 
3 
1 
1 
7 
B.E.3302

Engineering Analysis and Numerical Methods 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.3303

Remote
Sensing and GIS

2 
2 
 
6 
B.E.3304

Theory of Structures (I) 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.3305

Reinforced Concrete (I) 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.3306

Strength of Materials (II) 
2 
 
 
4 
B.E.3307

Methods of Construction 
2 
 
 
4 
B.E.3308

Sanitary and Environmental Engineering 
2 
 
1 
4 
B.E.3309

Highway Engineering 
1 
1 
1 
3 
Total

21 
4 
6 
46 
31 
B.E. 3301
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 Principles of effective stress:
Total stress, effective stress, pore water pressure. 
12 
5 Distribution of external stresses. 
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 shear test.
10
Direct shear test.
11
Axial shear test.
12
Triaxial shear test.
13
Consolidation test.
14
California Bearing Ratio test.





B.E. 3302 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. 3303 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. 3303
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. 3304
Theory of Structures (I)

Theory:
3hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week 
1 Stability and Determinacy of Structures. 
6 
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. 
8 
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 (Slope deflection) for the analysis of
statically indeterminate structures. 
14 
10 Moment distribution for beams and frames. 
8 



B.E. 3305
Reinforced Concrete (I)

Theory:
3hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week 
1 Introduction to reinforced concrete. 
6 
2 Beam analysis by working stress method. 
6 
3 Strength method for analysis and design. 
16 
4 Design of continuous beams. 
8 
5 Deflections in beams. 
6 
6 Shear design. 
12 
7 Design for shear and torsion. 
8 
8 Method of coefficients for twoway slabs. 
12 
9 Splices and anchorage of reinforcement. 
8 
10 Introduction to concentrically loaded columns. 
8 



B.E. 3306
Strength of Materials (II)

Theory: 2hrs./ Week

1 Column buckling. 
12 
2 Plasticity for crosssections. 
12 
3 Plastic analysis of indeterminate structures. 
6 
4 Plane stresses. 
9 
5 Plane strains. 
9 
6 Theories of failure. 
12 



B.E. 3307
Methods of Construction

Theory:
2hrs./ Week

1 Job planning and management. 
2 
2 Factors affecting the selection of construction equipment. 
2 
3 The cost of owning and operating construction equipment. 
4 
4 Maintenance and repair cost. 
4 
5 Downtime and obsolescence costs. 
4 
6 Economical life and replacement. 
4 
7 Engineering fundamentals. 
2 
8 Tractors, scrapers, excavating equipment. 
4 
9 Types of piles and piledriving equipment. 
4 
10 Forms for concrete structures. 
4 
11 Designing of forms. 
4 
12 Concrete and transitmixer and beltconveyor systems. 
4 
13 Soil stabilization and compaction. 
4 
14 Pumping equipment, classification of pumps. 
2 
15 Applying the theory of queues to determine the most economical
number of hauling units. 
4 
16 Accident prevention in the construction industry. 
2 
17 Foundation grouting 
2 
18 Transportation belts 
4 



B.E. 3308 Sanitary and Environmental Engineering 
Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week 
1 Water consumption, sewage disposal, forecast and water fire
fighting. 
6 
2 Water distribution systems:
Pipes, valves, equivalent calculations, calculation of
water distribution networks, pumps. 
6 
3 Internal water networks for buildings (cold and hot) 
8 
4 Water treatments:
Screens, setting types, coagulation & flocculation, filtration,
chlorination. 
10 
5 Sewage network systems:
Rational formula, time of concentration, intensity of
rain, separate and combined sewage system, types of
pipes and appurtenances. 
8 
6 Internal networks for sanitary sewers, ventilation and
rain networks for buildings. 
10 
7 Sewage treatment:
Screens, oil removal, primary setting, trickling filters,
activated sludge, digestion, drying, chlorination,
disposal to rivers. 
12 



B.E. 3309 Highway Engineering

Theory: 1 hr./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
Practical: 1 hr./Week 
1 Transportation planning, route location highways. 
3 
2 Surveys and costs. 
3 
3 Geometric design highways, cross sections, horizontal
alignment, vertical alignment. 
3 
4 Asphalt materials, pavement construction materials, types, tests. 
6 
5 Traffic engineering. 
4 
6 Design of asphalt concrete mixes. 
4 
7 Pavement design: flexible pavement,
rigid pavement. 
5 
8 Surface drainage and under surface drainage. 
2 
Laboratory
Tests

1 Mortar tests:
Penetration, ductility, softening point, loss on heating,
flash point.
2 California Bearing Ratio (C.B.R.) test.
3 Marshall test. 



Fourth Year
Subject

Hrs./week 
Units 
Theo. 
Prac. 
Tut. 
B.E.3401

Reinforced Concrete (II) 
3 
1 
 
7 
B.E.3402

Steel Design 
3 
 
1 
6 
B.E.3403

Engineering Economy and Management 
3 
 
2 
6 
B.E.3404

Theory of Structures (II) 
2 
 
 
4 
B.E.3405

Structural
Design

2 
 
 
4 
B.E.3406

Computer Applications 
1 
2 
 
4 
B.E.3407

Foundation Engineering 
2 
 
1 
4 
B.E.3408

Precast
PreStressed Concrete

1 
 
1 
2 
B.E.3409

Graduation Project 
 
4 
 
4 
Total

17 
7 
5 
41 
29 
B.E. 3401 Reinforced Concrete (II)

Theory: 3 hrs./ Week
Practical: 1 hr./ Week 
1 Design of twoway slabs: Direct design method. 
24 
2 Introduction to yield line analysis of beams. 
12 
3 Columns under uniaxial & biaxial bending. 
9 
4 Slender columns under uniaxial & biaxial bending. 
12 
5 Wall footings. 
6 
6 Isolated & combined footings. 
12 
7 Pile caps. 
3 
8 High strength concrete. 
12 



B.E. 3402 Steel Design

Theory:
3 hrs./ Week
Tutorial:1 hr./ Week 
1 Design of tension members. 
8 
2 Design of connections at the end of tension members. 
14 
3 Design of short and slender compression members. 
8 
4 Design of beams (flexural, shear, deflection, web instability and
end bearing). 
12 
5 Design of beams (flexural, shear, deflection, web
instability and end bearing). Continued. 
12 
6 Column base plates. 
8 
7 Beamcolumn members design. 
8 
8 Beamcolumn connectionssimple and rigid connections. 
8 
9 Plastic design of steel. 
12 



B.E. 3403 Engineering Economy and Management

Theory:
3 hrs/ Week
Tutorial: 2 hr./ Week 
1Principles and objectives of construction management. 
3 
2Elements of management and its importance. 
3 
3 Planning techniques. 
10 
4Organizing and organizational structures. 
7 
5Management and directing. 
3 
6Work studies and productivity. 
3 
7Cash flow analysis and forecasting. 
6 
8Studies of time and cost relation or tradeoff. 
3 
9Monitoring and updating time schedule. 
6 
10Overlapped precedence networks. 
3 
11Monitoring techniques and cost control of works. 
3 
12Resource leveling. 
6 
13Site organizing and management. 
10 
14Personnel and labor management. 
6 
15Inventory control and management. 
6 
16Principles of cost accounting. 
6 
17Financing Construction Projects. 
6 



B.E. 3404 Theory of Structures II

Theory: 2
hrs./ Week

1 Matrix analysis of structures. 
4 
11 Force method 
6 
12 Displacement method 
16 
2 Introduction to finite element method. 
4 
3 Plastic analysis of structures. 
12 
4 Elastic stability of structures. 
14 
5 Introduction to beams on elastic foundations. 
4 



B.E. 3405 Structural
Design

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week

1 Precast concrete. 
8 
2 Highway bridge loading. 
10 
3 Highway bridge design. 
12 
4 Structural plain (unreinforced) concrete. 
12 
5 New concrete. 
6 
6 Special concrete structures: Water storage tanks,
chimneys, and silos. 
12 



B.E. 3406 Computer Applications

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

1 Computer analysis. 
10 
2 Local and global coordinates. 
5 
3 Analysis of loading and supports. 
5 
4 Analysis of beams, trusses and twodimensional frames. 
10 



B.E. 3407 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. 3408 Precast Prestressed Concrete

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

1 Introduction. 
3 
2 Analysis of simply supported beams. 
4 
3 Loss of prestress. 
4 
4 Design of simply supported beams for flexure. 
4 
5 Maximum flexural capacity of beams. 
4 
6 Shear in beams. 
5 
7 Deflection and camber in beams. 
4 
8 Composite beams. 
2 



