Civil Engineering is primarily infrastructure development involving planning, design, construction, and operation of facilities essential to modern life, ranging from transit systems to offshore structures to space satellites.
Major disciplines within Civil Engineering that are closely interrelated are Structural, Environmental, Geotechnical, Water Resources, Transportation, Construction and Urban planning. Until recently Civil Engineering teaching was limited to planning, analysis, design and execution of different types of infrastructure like buildings, roads, bridges, dams and power plants. However, increasing technological sophistication and demand for higher living standards fuelled by economic growth and concerns about environmental impact have changed the scope of Civil Engineering curriculum. The challenges of today's Civil Engineering infrastructure are much more complex including reducing carbon emission and interdependencies between resources. Even though there are a large number of institutions world over which are producing Civil Engineers, there is a shortage of quality Civil Engineering graduates. Civil Engineers who are effective and efficient problem solvers providing economical and sustainable infrastructural solutions.
The purpose of the programme is creation of innovative problem solvers in multi‐disciplinary settings, entrepreneurs and leaders applying the knowledge, understanding, cognitive abilities, practical skills and transferrable skills gained through systematic, flexible and rigorous learning in the chosen academic domain.
The programme will impart knowledge of Civil structures, Geotechnical interactions, Construction Engineering and Technology, Environmental Engineering, Hydrology, Irrigation and Water Members. It enhances the understanding of underlying engineering principles that govern the behaviour of Civil Engineering systems. It provides the skills to design, build and test Civil Engineering systems. It also trains students on personality development and interactive skills with professionals and feel for the society.
Identify and describe the various Civil Engineering structures, components instruments and construction technologies.
Explain the underlying science and engineering principles that govern the behaviour of the components of structures relevant to Civil Engineering.
Identify various types of loads acting on Civil Engineering structures and explain their effect, explain the relevant IS building codes and standard practices applicable.