On the next page enter the ABOVE email address, click "SET MY OWN" and amount as 20, your name, message( part of the question) and delivery date (now) and CHECKOUT. You will be able to specify the question on the gift card page Enter your email address and question in the "Message" box. We apologize for the inconvenience, if you are not satisfied you can use the credit for another question in future. Important : Do not enter your email address in the "Recipient E-mail" field on next page but enter "[email protected]". Single Degree Freedom System (equation of motion; free and force vibrations; seismic excitation; time history analysis; response spectrum; approximate methods), Multiple Degrees Freedom System (eigenvalue problem; shear buildings; mode superposition method; modal combination rules; time history analysis), One story system (lateral-torsional coupling; non-orthogonal lateral coupling; directional combination rule) and introduction to continuum systems (flexural beam, its natural properties, response due to seismic excitation)Stability of rigid and discrete systems, Static, dynamic, imperfection and energy approaches to stability; Buckling; Snap through and post-buckling; Stability of continuous systems- columns beams and beam-columns; Inelastic buckling; Stability of frames; Numerical methods in stability- Timoshenko, Rayleigh Ritz and Galerkin methods, Direct stiffness method in stability problems; Stability of plates, stiffened plates and shells.Course contents: Identification of nature of the work; Design issues: complex design and calculation, code and regulatory issues, documentation and updating calculations, cost over-run, schedule; Construction issues: type of construction, climatic condition, terrain condition, quality control, material availability, time delay, labor issues, cost-schedule constraints, lost time recovery; Project control and management: evolution of project management, training, planning, work breakdown structure, various methods controlling cost and schedule, inflation factor, delay for various reasons, risk management, event chain, critical events, Gantt chart, project tracking-progress monitoring and controlling, analysis of measureable goals, financial (cost-benefit) analysis, stakeholder analysis, milestone analysis, cost trend analysis, value benefit analysis, target and actual comparison, International standards, various software, quality assurance and control; Safety issues and control; Legal aspects: Claim; avoidance; liability.Teams of students will act as separate ‘consulting agencies’ and will carry out complete planning, analysis, design and construction planning for these components.
Special topics inf the form of case studies will be discussed related to: Introduction to sustainability: humanity and environment, the evolution of environmental policy, climate and global change, climate processes: external and internal controls, modern climate change, climate projections, biosphere, soil and sustainability, biodiversity and ecosystem functions, physical resources: water, pollution, minerals, environmental and resource economics, modern environmental management, systems of waste management, sustainable energy systems, sustainable infrastructure, embodied energy, life cycle, sustainable materials and construction, problem solving and tools of sustainability Phase relations; Soil classification, index properties, grain-size distribution; Effective stress principle; Flow through porous media, Darcy’s law, permeability, different heads, 2-D Seepage and flow nets; Compaction characteristics; Compressibility and Consolidation characteristics, 1-D compression response, Terzaghi’s theory of consolidation, secondary consolidation; Settlement of foundations, immediate and time-dependent settlement, allowable settlement; Shear-strength of Soil, Mohr-coulomb failure criteria, direct shear and UC tests; in situ test – SPT, CPT; Earth-pressure theory, Coulomb and Rankine approaches; Bearing capacity, failure modes, generalized bearing capacity equation, net- and gross bearing capacity, allowable bearing pressure.
Basic structural behavior and design of low-rise bearing wall buildings; Basic material properties; Strength design of unreinforced masonry elements; Allowable stress design of unreinforced masonry elements; Introduction to reinforced masonry; Introduction to confined masonry.
Survey camp of 7-10 days: Total station survey, Geological survey, Creating survey map of the area including information about geological features at the site.
Introduction to Surveying, Types of land surveys; Instruments, Topograhpic maps and its interpretation, Measurements and Errors; Units; Types of Errors; Precision and Accuracy; Error Propagation.
Concepts of GPS; GPS receivers; GPS positioning mode- point positioning & relative positioning (DGPS & RTK GPS); GPS accuracy and error sources, Applications of GPS.GIS: Introduction, Coordinate systems and datum Projection systems; Spatial data models and data structures; Attribute data input and management; Data editing, exploration and analysis; Digital terrain analysis using DEM data, Path analysis, network applications and watershed analysis. Surveying using Total Station and data interpretation 2. Analyzing the effect of different projections on the map data Introduction: Properties of concrete and reinforcing steel, design philosophies, limit state, ultimate load method, working stress method; Loads and load combinations; Elements of Masonry design; Limit state method: Design of Beams: Singly reinforced, doubly reinforced, rectangular, T and L beams; Design of Slabs: One way, two way, waffle slabs; Design of Columns: Subjected to concentric and eccentric axial loading; Design of footings: Individual and combined footing; elements of foundation design; Standard and ductile detailing.