Anna University Semester 7 Civil Engineering syllabus – The Syllabus for the Anna University seventh semester and final year Civil Engineering degree in B.E and B.Tech three mandatory subjects and two elective subjects that can be chosen from a list.These are the most important subjects in the course and are prestressed concrete structures,Irrigation engineering and structural dynamics and Earthquake Engineering.It is an easy semester to score good marks because most subjects are theory based.
Anna University Semester 7 Civil Engineering syllabus
STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS AND EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING
UNIT I THEORY OF VIBRATIONS 9
Difference between static loading and dynamic loading – Degree of freedom – idealisation of
structure as single degree of freedom system – Formulation of Equations of motion of SDOF
system – D?Alemberts principles – effect of damping – free and forced vibration of damped and
undamped structures – Response to harmonic and periodic forces.
UNIT II MULTIPLE DEGREE OF FREEDOM SYSTEM 9
Two degree of freedom system – modes of vibrations – formulation of equations of motion of multi
degree of freedom (MDOF) system – Eigen values and Eigen vectors – Response to free and
forced vibrations – damped and undamped MDOF system – Modal superposition methods.
UNIT III ELEMENTS OF SEISMOLOGY 9
Elements of Engineering Seismology – Causes of Earthquake – Plate Tectonic theory – Elastic
rebound Theory – Characteristic of earthquake – Estimation of earthquake parameters –
Magnitude and intensity of earthquakes – Spectral Acceleration.
UNIT IV RESPONSE OF STRUCTURES TO EARTHQUAKE 9
Effect of earthquake on different type of structures – Behaviour of Reinforced Cement Concrete,
Steel and Prestressed Concrete Structure under earthquake loading – Pinching effect –
Bouchinger Effects – Evaluation of earthquake forces as per IS:1893 – 2002 – Response Spectra
– Lessons learnt from past earthquakes.
UNIT V DESIGN METHODOLOGY 9
Causes of damage – Planning considerations / Architectural concepts as per IS:4326 – 1993 –
Guidelines for Earthquake resistant design – Earthquake resistant design for masonry and
Reinforced Cement Concrete buildings – Later load analysis – Design and detailing as per
IS:13920 – 1993
PRESTRESSED CONCRETE STRUCTURES
UNIT I INTRODUCTION – THEORY AND BEHAVIOUR 9
Basic concepts – Advantages – Materials required – Systems and methods of prestressing –
Analysis of sections – Stress concept – Strength concept – Load balancing concept – Effect of
loading on the tensile stresses in tendons – Effect of tendon profile on deflections – Factors
influencing deflections – Calculation of deflections – Short term and long term deflections – Losses
of prestress – Estimation of crack width.
UNIT II DESIGN FOR FLEXURE AND SHEAR 9
Basic assumptions for calculating flexural stresses – Permissible stresses in steel and concrete as
per I.S.1343 Code – Design of sections of Type I and Type II post-tensioned and pre-tensioned
beams – Check for strength limit based on I.S. 1343 Code – Layout of cables in post-tensioned
beams – Location of wires in pre-tensioned beams – Design for shear based on I.S. 1343 Code.
UNIT III DEFLECTION AND DESIGN OF ANCHORAGE ZONE 9
Factors influencing deflections – Short term deflections of uncracked members – Prediction of
long term deflections due to creep and shrinkage – Check for serviceability limit state of deflection.
Determination of anchorage zone stresses in post-tensioned beams by Magnel?s method, Guyon?s
method and IS1343 code – design of anchorage zone reinforcement – Check for transfer bond
length in pre-tensioned beams.
UNIT IV COMPOSITE BEAMS AND CONTINUOUS BEAMS 9
Analysis and design of composite beams – Methods of achieving continuity in continuous beams –
Analysis for secondary moments – Concordant cable and linear transformation – Calculation of
stresses – Principles of design.
UNIT V MISCELLANEOUS STRUCTURES 9
Design of tension and compression members – Tanks, pipes and poles – Partial prestressing –
Definition, methods of achieving partial prestressing, merits and demerits of partial prestressing.
WATER RESOURCES AND IRRIGATION ENGINEERING
UNIT I WATER RESOURCES 9
Water resources survey – Water resources of India and Tamilnadu – Description of water
resources planning – Estimation of water requirements for irrigation and drinking- Single and
multipurpose reservoir – Multi objective – Fixation of Storage capacity -Strategies for reservoir
operation – Design flood-levees and flood walls.
UNIT II WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT 9
Economics of water resources planning; – National Water Policy – Consumptive and nonconsumptive
water use – Water quality – Scope and aims of master plan – Concept of basin as a
unit for development – Water budget- Conjunctive use of surface and ground water
UNIT III IRRIGATION ENGINEERING 9
Need – Merits and Demerits – Duty, Delta and Base period – Irrigation efficiencies – Crops and
Seasons – Crop water Requirement – Estimation of Consumptive use of water.
UNIT IV CANAL IRRIGATION 9
Types of Impounding structures: Gravity dam – Diversion Head works – Canal drop – Cross
drainage works – Canal regulations – Canal outlets – Canal lining – Kennady?s and Lacey?s
UNIT V IRRIGATION METHODS AND MANAGEMENT 9
Lift irrigation – Tank irrigation – Well irrigation – Irrigation methods: Surface and Sub-Surface and
Micro Irrigation – Merits and demerits – Irrigation scheduling – Water distribution – Participatory
irrigation management with a case study
ESTIMATION AND QUANTITY SURVEYING
UNIT I ESTIMATE OF BUILDINGS 11
Load bearing and framed structures – Calculation of quantities of brick work, RCC, PCC,
Plastering, white washing, colour washing and painting / varnishing for shops, rooms, residential
building with flat and pitched roof – Various types of arches – Calculation of brick work and RCC
works in arches – Estimate of joineries for panelled and glazed doors, windows, ventilators,
UNIT II ESTIMATE OF OTHER STRUCTURES 10
Estimating of septic tank, soak pit – sanitary and water supply installations – water supply pipe line
– sewer line – tube well – open well – estimate of bituminous and cement concrete roads –
estimate of retaining walls – culverts – estimating of irrigation works – aqueduct, syphon, fall.
UNIT III SPECIFICATION AND TENDERS 8
Data – Schedule of rates – Analysis of rates – Specifications – sources – Preparation of detailed
and general specifications – Tenders – TTT Act – e-tender – Preparation of Tender Notice and
Document – Contracts – Types of contracts – Drafting of contract documents – Arbitration and
UNIT IV VALUATION 8
Necessity – Basics of value engineering – Capitalised value – Depreciation – Escalation – Value of
building – Calculation of Standard rent – Mortgage – Lease
UNIT V REPORT PREPARATION 8
Principles for report preparation – report on estimate of residential building – Culvert – Roads –
Water supply and sanitary installations – Tube wells – Open wells