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ESSENTIALS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

ECE_9789380358444

Weight 0.935 mm
Author Ketki Rangwala Dalal
Pages 768 + 16 = 782
Binding Paperback
ISBN 9789380358444
Size 170 mm × 240 mm × 30 mm
Edition 1st Edition 2012

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This book aims at presenting the topics of Elements of Civil Engineering written in a simple

manner. The subject-matter is characterized by comprehension as well as methodical and

easy-to-follow style. The book contains total Six Sections as mentioned below:

 

Section I : Scope of Civil Engineering . . . . . . . . . . (Chapter 1)

Section II : Surveying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Chapter 2 to Chapter 12)

Section III : Construction Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Chapter 13 to Chapter 28)

Section IV : Elements of Building Construction . . . . (Chapter 29 to Chapter 30)

Section V : Water Resources Development . . . . . . (Chapter 31 to Chapter 33)

Section VI : Transportation Engineering. . . . . . . . . . (Chapter 34 to Chapter 36).

 

Every topic in this text book is explained in very simple and lucid language. All 36 chapters

contain sufficient self explanatory matter, neat sketches, solved and unsolved examples and

questions asked in G.T.U. Exams. The students will be able to prepare themselves by solving

typical questions given at the end of each chapter. Previous years’ examination papers (with

solution) of G.T.U. are given at the end of book for better preparation.

Salient features of this book are:

* 588 Self-explanatory and neatly drawn sketches;

* 87 Illustrative problems;

* 85 Useful tables;

* 640 Typical questions at the end of the chapters;

* 176 Questions asked in G.T.U. Exams.

The text-matter has been arranged systematically according to the curriculum developed by the

Gujarat Technological University (G.T.U.) for the subject ELEMENTS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

[Subject code 110004 (Revised)] for the First year Degree Engineering students [Common to All

Branches] and also it should prove to be extremely useful to the Engineering students preparing

for the Degree Examinations of all the Indian Universities, Diploma Examinations conducted by

various Boards of Technical Education, Certificate Courses as well as for the A.M.I.E., U.P.S.C.,

G.A.T.E., I.E.S. and other similar competitive and professional examinations. It should also

prove great of interest and practical use to the practising professionals.

Section I : SCOPE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
1 : SCOPE OF CIVIL ENGINEERING
Section II : SURVEYING
2 : INTRODUCTION TO SURVEYING
3 : SCALES
4 : LINEAR MEASUREMENTS OF DISTANCES
5 : CHAIN SURVEYING AND RANGING
6 : CROSS-STAFF CHAIN SURVEYING AND
INSTRUMENTS
7 : COMPASS SURVEY
8 : LEVELLING
9 : CONTOURING
10 : COMPUTATION OF AREAS
11 : COMPUTATION OF VOLUMES
12 : MODERN TECHNIQUES OF SURVEYING
Section III : CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
13 : PROPERTIES OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS
14 : STONES
15 : CERAMIC MATERIALS
16 : BRICKS
17 : LIME
18 : CEMENT
19 : SAND
20 : MORTAR
21 : CEMENT CONCRETE
22 : TIMBER
23 : FERROUS METALS
24 : STEEL
25 : NON–FERROUS METALS AND ALLOYS
26 : GLASS
27 : PAINTS, VARNISHES AND DISTEMPERS
28 : PLASTICS
Section IV : ELEMENTS OF BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
29 : BUILDING PLANNING
30 : BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
Section V : WATER RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT
31 : ELEMENTARY HYDROLOGY
32 : WATER REQUIREMENTS AND ITS CONSERVATION
33 : SOURCES OF WATER
Section VI : TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
34 : INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPORTATION
ENGINEERING
35 : TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
36 : TYPICAL TRAFFIC SIGNS
appendix A : gtu examination papers
index

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