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AMIE Civil Engineering Syllabus 2018

AMIE Engineering Management Syllabus 2018

Group A : Management and Organisations

Management process : Definition, planning organizing, directing, controlling, coordinating, types of management.

Organisation Definition, planning, design and development, types of organizations.

Management planning and control : Classical, new classical and modern principles. General Management, scientific management, engineering, management, systems management.

Planning : Procedures, resources and constraints, objectives, goals, policies and procedures.

Control : Setting of reference or standards, appraisal or evaluation, monitoring and controlling, types of control.

Human resource planning and management, selection, recruitment, training, retraining, skill development, competence development, promotion and career development, participative management, trade unions, and collective bargaining,

Management of Physical Resources

Plant : site selection procedures, factors affecting selection. Layout – types and relative merits and demerits, Maintenance – Objectives, different types of associated decisions, strategies for effective maintenance, computer applications.

Material : Functions, objectives, planning and control including inventory models with or without storage costs, price break ( excluding dynamic and probabilistic considerations ). Different classes of inventory. Material Requirement Planning ( MRP ).

Group B

Financial management : Introduction to standard forms of financial statements, ie., balancesheet, profit and loss, and income statement. Fixed and current asset items. Fixed and current liability items. Linkage of two successive balance – sheets through income or profit and loss statement. Funds flow statement. Financial ratios and their implications.

Managerial economics : Concepts, theory of production, marginal productivity and cost. Introduction to theory of firm.

Quality management : Quality definition, quality planning, quality control and quality management, Total quality management, ISO 9000 systems, simple quality control techniques like control charts and acceptance sampling.

Marketing management : consumer behavior, market research, product design and development pricing and promotion.

Project management : Introduction. Concept of a project, project management concepts, project simulation, cost or project and means of financing, economic evaluation criteria of the project, project implementation, project planning, scheduling and monitoring, project control ( PERT, CPM techniques including crashing ). Project evaluation.

Information technology and management : Role of information, management information system and decision support system, Information technology – introduction to e – business, ecommerce and integration tools like enterprise resource planning ( ERP ).

Civil Engineering Materials & Construction Practices

Group A

Introduction to civil engineering materials : stone, timber, cement, steel, plastics, concrete. Engineering properties of materials – density, strength ( compressive, tensile, flexural, shear, etc. ), modulus of elasticity, fatigue, limit, creep, shrinkage, relaxation, permeability, fire resistance. Materials and environment – effect of environment on materials. Classification of environment – temperature, humidity, rain, fire.

Steel : Manufacture, rolled sections, properties, classifications.

Cement : Manufacture – wet and dry processes, constituents and constitution, propertiessetting, strength, durability, classification – high early strength, low alkali, rapid hardening.

Concrete : Constituents – coarse and fine aggregates, cement, water. Mineral admixtures – fly ash, blast furnace, slag, silica fume. Chemical admixtures – air entraining, set retarding and accelerating, super plasticising. Fresh concrete – workability, air content, segregation. Hardened concrete – strength, hardness, modulus of elasticity, modulus of rupture. Special concretes – fibre, reinforced, shortcrete, underwater, high strength. Deterioration and durability – reinforcement, corrosion, carbonation, alkali aggregate reaction.

Group B

Bricks : Manufacture, classification. Other materials. Standardization and standards – need to have standards and some common international standards. Relevant Indian standards ( commonly used standards to be listed with brief description ). Quality control. Nondestructive testing and evaluation.

Construction practices : Standards relevant to quality control at site. Safety issues. Quantities and estimation. Tender document. Contracts – unit rate, lumpsum, turnkey. Project management – CPM, PERT, bar charts, pie diagrams, escalation, depreciation.

Geotechnical & Foundation Engineering

Group A

Introduction to soil mechanic, examples of geotechnical engineering applications. Description of assemblage and individual particles, classification, etc. Soil types.

Geostatic stresses, stresses due to applied loads, stress point, stress paths, principle of effective stress. Soil – water systems, capillarity, flow through soils. Darcy’s law, tests to determine the coefficient of permeability in the lab and in situ, one – dimensional flow, total elevation and pressure heads, piping / quicksand condition.

Two – dimensional flow, seepage, continuity condition, methods of solution, confined and unconfined flows, flow nets, etc. Tests for strength and stress strain relations, stress paths.

One – dimensional compression test, compressibility parameters, maximum past consolidation pressure, OCR, phenomenon of consolidation, Terzaghi theory, coefficients of consolidation and secondary compression ( creep ), consolidation under construction loading, vertical drains, radial flow consolidation, etc.

Strength and triaxial testing, Mohr – Coulomb strength criterion, drained, consolidated, undrained and undrained tests, strength of sands loose and dense ) and fine grained ( NC and OC ) soils, partially saturated soils, volume changes ( dilation and contraction ) due to shear stresses.

Group B

Characterization of ground, site investigations, methods of drilling / boring, sampling and in situ tests SPT, CPT, plate load test and its limitations, groundwater levels, etc. Bearing capacity of oundations, general, local and punching shear modes, theories, corrections for different conditions, ultimate and allowable pressures, methods based on in situ tests.

Settlement of foundations, one – two – and three dimensional approaches, immediate consolidation and creep settlements, stress path method, methods based on III Situ tests, etc.

Choice of type of foundations, shallow / deep, isolated, combined, strap, trapezoidal or mat foundations, contact pressure, distribution, basics of footing design. Ground improvement methods, preloading, vertical drains, vibrocompaction, stone columns, heavy tamping, etc.

Earth pressure theories, Coulomb and Rankine theories, effect of, layering, water level, etc. Retaining walls, types – gravity, cantilever, counterfort, reinforced. earth, etc. Design methods, checking for stability.

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