CE8401 – NOTES & QP
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CE8401 – SYLLABUS
UNIT I CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES
Structural systems — Load Bearing Structure — Framed Structure — Load transfer mechanism — floor system — Development of construction techniques — High rise Building Technology — Seismic effect — Environmental impact of materials — responsible sourcing — Eco Building (Green Building) — Material used — Construction methods — Natural Buildings — Passive buildings — Intelligent(Smart) buildings — Meaning — Building automation — Energy efficient buildings for various zones-Case studies of residential, office buildings and other buildings in each zones.
UNIT II CONSTRUCTION PRACTICES
Specifications, details and sequence of activities and construction co-ordination — Site Clearance — Marking — Earthwork — masonry — stone masonry — Bond in masonry — concrete hollow block masonry — flooring — damp proof courses — construction joints — movement and expansion joints — pre cast pavements — Building foundations — basements — temporary shed — centering and shuttering — slip forms — scaffoldings — de-shuttering forms — Fabrication and erection of steel trusses — frames — braced domes — laying brick —- weather and water proof — roof finishes — acoustic and fire protection.
UNIT III SUB STRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION
Techniques of Box jacking — Pipe Jacking -under water construction of diaphragm walls and
basement-Tunneling techniques — Piling techniques — well and caisson — sinking cofferdam — cable
anchoring and grouting — driving diaphragm walls, sheet piles — shoring for deep cutting — well points -Dewatering and stand by Plant equipment for underground open excavation.
UNIT IV SUPER STRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION
Launching girders, bridge decks, off shore platforms — special forms for shells — techniques for heavy decks — in-situ pre-stressing in high rise structures, Material handling — erecting light weight components on tall structures — Support structure for heavy Equipment and conveyors — Erection of articulated structures, braced domes and space decks.
UNIT V CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT
Selection of equipment for earth work — earth moving operations — types of earthwork equipment — tractors, motor graders, scrapers, front end waders, earth movers — Equipment for foundation and pile driving. Equipment for compaction, batching, mixing and concreting — Equipment for material handling and erection of structures — types of cranes — Equipment for dredging, trenching, tunneling,