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B-Eng. Civil and Structural Engineering

B-Eng. Civil and Structural Engineering

DURATION OF THE PROGRAMME

The Bachelors Degree Programme is five years. In addition to theory session, labs and Workshop practice, students are required to undergo Industrial Attachment in their 3rd, 4th and 5th Years.

First Year First Semester

   Code                          Title                                                              Units

TEC 101

Basic Engineering Mathematics I

3

TEC 114

Basic Mechanics

3

PHY 105

Physics for Engineers

4

TEC 111

Introduction to Material Science

3

CVS 165

Engineering Drawing I

3

COE 121

Introduction to Computers and Applications

2

TEC 105

Introduction to Engineering Profession and safety

2

IRD 107

Communication Skills for Engineers

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

23

First Year Second Semester

   Code                           Title                                                             Units

TEC 103

Basic Engineering Mathematics II

4

TEC 112

Chemistry for Engineers

4

TEC 107

HIV/AIDS Awareness

2

CVS 166

Engineering Drawing II

3

IRD 103

Development Concepts and Applications

3

TEC 106

Introduction to Statistics and Probability

3

COE 162

Introduction to Computer Programming

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

22

Second Year First Semester

   Code                          Title                                                                Units

MAT 206

Numerical Methods

3

STA 205

Statistics

3

CVS 215

Analysis of Statically Determinate Structures

4

CVS 217

Solid Mechanics

3

CVS 225

Engineering Geology

3

CVS 227

Engineering Materials

1

CVS 265

Engineering Surveying I

2

MAT 207

Engineering Mathematics I

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

22

Second Year Second Semester

  Code                          Title                                                                  Units

CVS 218

Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures

2

CVS 226

Soil Mechanics I

3

CVS 228

Building Materials - Concrete and Wood

3

CVS 246

Introduction to Fluid Mechanics

3

CVS 256

Transportation Planning

3

CVS 266

Engineering Surveying II

3

MAT 208

Engineering Mathematics II

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

20

CVS 290

Fieldwork and Workshop Practice   (12 Weeks)

3

Third Year First Semester

  Code                           Title                                                                Units

CVS 315

Introduction to The Finite Element Method

3

CVS 325

Soil Mechanics II

3

CVS 327

Highway Materials

2

CVS 345

Flow in Non-Erodible Open Channels

3

CVS 355

Traffic Engineering

3

CVS 365

Engineering Surveying III

3

COE 301

Computer Programming

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

20

Third Year Second Semester

  Code                           Title                                                               Units

CVS 366

Software Applications in Civil & Structural Engineering

2

CVS 316

Plastic Analysis of Structures

3

CVS 318

Structural Timber Design

4

CVS 346

Boundary Layer Theory and Flow in Pressurised Systems

3

CVS 348

Hydrology

3

CVS 356

Highway Geometric Design

3

IRD 301

Introduction to Engineering Economics

3

CVS 376

Engineering for Sustainable Development

2

 

TOTAL UNITS

23

CVS 390

Industrial Attachment I (12 Weeks)

4

Fourth Year First Semester

  Code                          Title                                                                Units

CVS 415

Structural Steel Design                   

3

CVS 435

Introduction to Public Health Engineering 

3

CVS 445

Water Resources Engineering I         

3

CVS 447

Applied Hydrology                                     

3

CVS 465

Construction Management I             

3

CVS 467

Building Physics and Services    

3

IRD 305

Entrepreneurship for Small Business

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

21

Fourth Year Second Semester

 Code                       Title                                                                     Units

CVS 416

Structural Concrete Design                                         

4

CVS 418

Structural Dynamics                       

3

CVS 426

Structural Foundation Design and Construction

3

CVS 436

Drinking Water Supply and Systems 

3

CVS 455

Pavement Design

3

CVS 466

Construction Management II

3

CVS 486

Operations Research

3

CVS 488

Research Methods

1

 

TOTAL UNITS

23

CVS 490

Industrial Attachment II (12 Weeks)

4

Fifth Year First Semester

    Code                          Title                                                               Units

CVS 515

Design of Lowrise Buildings

3

CVS 535

Sewerage and Waste Water Treatment

3

CVS 545

Water Resources Engineering II

3

CVS 575

Appropriate Technology in Civil and Structural Engineering

3

CVS 590

Civil and Structural Engineering Project

4

 

Elective I ( See Note 1 )

3

 

Elective II ( See Note 1 )

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

22

Fifth Year  Second Semester

 Code                          Title                                                                  Units

CVS 518

Mechanics of Composite Materials

3

CVS 586

Law, Ethics and Professional Practice

3

CVS 590

Civil and Structural Engineering Project

4

 

Elective III (See Note 2)

3

 

Elective IV (See Note 2)

3

 

Elective V (See Note 2)

3

 

TOTAL UNITS

19

Elective

                           Group One Elective

Code                         Title                                                       Units

MAT 501E 

Numerical Analysis                      

3

COM 501E

Computer Aided Design

3

CVS 515E

Coastal Engineering

3

CVS 517E

Design of Bridges

3

CVS 519E

Plates - Theory and Computation

3

CVS 525E

Tropical Soils in Engineering Practice

3

CVS 545E

Irrigation Engineering

3

CVS 547E

Urban Drainage and Flood Protection

3

CVS 549E

Flow in Erodible Open Channels

3

CVS 555E

Urban Traffic Management

3

CVS 585E

Advanced Operations Research

3

CVS 565E

Advanced Engineering Surveying

3

Code

Group Two Electives

       Title

Units

CVS 516E

Design of Special Structures

3

CVS 536E

Solid Waste, Soil Management & Other Environmental Topics

3

CVS 546E

Groundwater Abstraction and Recharge 

3

Grading Scale

Degree Classification

Degree are classified into first class honours, second class honours (upper division) second class honours (lower division) and pass.

The degree shall be graded as follows;

Class

Mark range in %

Grade

First Class

70-100

A

Second class honours (upper division)

60-69

B

Second class honours (lower division)

50-59

C

Pass

40-49

D

For the purpose of the degree classification, all marks in all years shall be considered unless otherwise approved by Senate.

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