Masters in Construction Technology & Management


•To understand the techniques of numerical methods for estimating high accuracy in finding the roots and, in solving differential equations and their applications.

•To introduce matrix algebra in a best suitable approach for solving large number of equations using transformation methods.

• To enable learning integration and solution of ODE‟s numerically.

• To understand the concept of Probability distribution function and their applications in civil engineering.

• To enable learning concepts of statistical mathematics and their implication in Construction Engineering.

Text Books:

1. Erwin Kreyszig ,”AdvancedEngineering Mathematics”, 10thEdition ,Willely India, 2016.

2. B.S. Grewal: Higher Engineering Mathematics, KhannaPublishers, 44rd Ed., 2017.

3. C.RayWylieandLouisCBarrett,“AdvancedEngineeringMathematics”,6thEdition,McGraw- Hill, 2012.

4. M K Jain, S.R.K Iyengar, R K. Jain, Numerical methods for Scientific and Engg.

5. Computation, New Age International, 2003.

Reference Books:-

1. Steven C Chapra and Raymond P Canale, “Numerical Methods for Engineers,” 7th Ed., McGraw-Hill Edition, 2015.

2. Steven C Chapra and Raymond P Canale, “Numerical Methods for Engineers”, 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill Edition,2015.

3. Steven C Chapra and Raymond P Canale, “Numerical Methods for Engineers,” 7th Ed., McGraw-Hill Edition, 2015.


▪ Understandthevariousmanagementtechniquesforsuccessfulcompletionof construction projects.

▪ Understand the effect of management for project organization.

Text Books:

1. Chitkara, K.K. “Construction Project Management: Planning, Scheduling and Control”, Tata

McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi, 1998.

2. ChoudhuryS, “Project Management”,McGraw-HillPublishingCompany, NewDelhi, 1988.

3. Chris Hendrickson and Tung Au, “Project Management for Construction – Fundamental

Concepts for Owners, Engineers, Architects and Builders”, Prentice Hall, Pittsburgh, 2000.

Reference Books:

1. Srinath L.S, “PERT and CPM”, East West Press Pvt Ltd New Delhi.

2. Frank Harris and Roland McCaffer, “Modern Construction Management”- 4th Ed. Blackwell Science Ltd.


• Understand concept of quality management and it implication’s.

• UnderstandtheimportanceofqualitycertificationsandapplicationofTQMtothe construction projects.

• Understand concept of safety management and it implication’s.

• Study the relationship between quality and safety management.

Text Books:

1. Logothetis, N. “Managementfortotal quality.” ed:Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River,NJ (1997).

2. David Gold Smith, “Safety Management in construction and Industry”,McGrawHill Publishers.

3. K N Vaid, “Construction Safety Management”, NICMAR, Bombay.

4. D S Rajendra Prasad, “Quality Management System in Civil Engineering”, Sapna Book House, Bangalore.


1. Robert (QMP) “ Bench Marking”, “ The search for industry Best Practices that led to superior performance” American Society of Quality 1995.

2. Break Joseph andSusan Joseph “Total Quality Management”, Excel Books, New Delhi, 1995.

3. JuranFrank,J.M. and Gryna,F.M. “Quality Planning and Analysis”, Tata McGraw Hill 2002.


1. Understand the environmental issues due to building materials and the energy consumption in manufacturing building materials

2. Study the various masonry blocks and alternative building materials.

3. Study the properties of concrete making materials, special concretes and various methods for making concrete.

4. Understand the sustainable materials used in construction.

5. Understand the amount of energy required for building and use of Non-renewable sources.

Text Books:

1. K. S. Jagadish, B. V. Venkatarama Reddy and KS Nanjunda Rao, “Alternative Building Materials and

Technologies”, New Age InternationalPublishers.

2. Gambhir M.L., “Concrete Technology”, McGraw Hill Education, 2006.

3. Shetty M.S., “Concrete Technology”, S. Chand and Company Ltd. Delhi, 2003.

4. M. L. Gambhir “Building Materials” Neha Jamwal, Tata McGraw Hill Publ.

5. C. J. Kibert (2008) “Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and delivery”, 3rd Ed., John Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Reference Books:

1. RJS Spence and DJ Cook, “Building Materials in Developing Countries”, Wiley pub.

2. Mehta.P.K., andPaulo J.M.Monteiro,“Concrete-Microstructure,Properties andMaterials”- (Indian Ed., Indian Concrete Institute), McGraw Hill.

3. National Building Code 2005, Part 0-10, Bureau ofIndian Standards

4. G.T.MillerJr.(2004) “LivingintheEnvironment:Principles,Connections andSolutions”,14th Ed., Brooks Cole, Pacific Grove, California, Washington DC, April 1989.


• Understand the various types of equipment’s used for construction.

• Understand different construction methods.

• Understand modern techniques used in construction.

• Understand the environmental issues related to construction activities.

References :

1. MaheshVarma,“ConstructionEquipmentanditsPlanningandApplications”,MetropolitanBook Co.(P) Ltd., New Delhi. India.

2. SharmaS.C.“ConstructionEquipmentandManagement”,KhannaPublishers, Delhi, 1988

3. “ConstructionReview”PublishedbyCivilEngineeringandConstructionReview,NewDelhi,1991.


• Learn principles and design the experiments.

• Investigate the performance of various concrete.

• Investigate in-situ bearing capacity of soil to decide the size of the foundation.

Text Books:

1. Metha P.K and Monteiro. P. J. M. ” CONCRETE”, Microstructure, Properties and Materials, Third Edition, Tata McGrawHill Publishing company Limited, NewDelhi,2006

2. Shetty.M.S., “Concrete Technology, Theory and Practice” ,Revised Edition, S.Chand & company Ltd. ,New Delhi,2006

3. Neville. A.M. , ” Properties of Concrete”, 4th Edition Longman,1995

4.. Mindass and Young, ” Concrete”, Prentice Hall.1998

Reference Books

1. JK Ray, “Experimental analysis of stress and strain”, S Chand & Co.

2. J K Bungey, “Testing of concrete in structures”, Surrey University Press.

3. IS codes of 2720 (part 4) and IS: 2131-1981.


• Understand importance of economics

• Understand concept of financial management

• Know the time value money and factors governing it.

• Understand Working Capital Management.

• Understand various risks and Uncertainties involved in construction.


1. 1.Peterson, H.C., Lewis, W.C. “Managerial Economics”,Prentice Hall of India Pvt. Ltd., 2001

2. Parkin, M. & Bade R., “Modern Macroeconomics” 4th Edition,Prentice Hall, 1996.

3. Werther&Davis, “HumanResources &Personnel Management”, McGraw Hill, 1996

4. Edwards, John, 1983 “Manpower planning, John Wiley”: New York

5. Anthony, R.N. Govindrajan, V., Irwin, “Management control systems”, McGraw Hill Publications, 10th Edition, 2000.


• Understand the type of prefabricated elements.

• Understand the method of hoisting.

• Understand the basic construction of the pre-engineered buildings.

Text Books:

1. L. Mokk, “Prefabricated Concrete for Industrial and Public Structures” Publishing House of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 2007.

2. T. Koncz, “Manual of Precast Concrete Construction”, Vol. I, II, III & IV, Berlin,1971.

Reference Books:

1. B. Lewicki, “Building with LargePrefabricates”, ElsevierPublishing Company, Amsterdam, London, New York, 1998.

2. Structural Design Manual, Precast Concrete Connection Details, Society for the Studies in the use of Precast Concrete, Netherland Betor Verlag, 2009.

3. Hass, A.M.Precast concrete design and Applications, AppliedScience Publishers,1983.


• To understand the importance ofsub-soil exploration, bearing capacity of soil.

• To learn the design of shallow foundation and deep foundations in varies field conditions.

• To understand the importance of soil reinforcement in improving the soil characteristics.

1. Soil Dynamics and MachineFoundation (2010),SwamiSaran, GalgotiaPublicationsPvt. Ltd.

2. Foundation Engineering (2012), JE Bowles. McGraw Hill Book Company

3. Analysis and Design of Foundations and Retaining Structures(1979)–SPrakash,Sarita Prakashana, Meerut

4. Foundation design in practices (2010)-Kaurna Moy Ghosh.PHI

5. Foundation Engineering (1998): Bajara M Das, John Wiley &Sons,

6. Vibration Analysis and Foundation Dynamics(1998)-Kameswara Rao, N. S. V., Wheeler Publication Ltd.,

7. Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering – S K Garg, Khanna Publications

8. Geotechnical Engineering – C Venkataramaiah, New Age International Publishers


• Understand the importance of ventilation and their different types.

• Understand the difference between electrical and plumbing layout.

• Understand the various types of building services.

• Understand the various methods of maintenance in construction industry.

Text Books:

1. R. Udaykumar “A text book on Building Services ”, EswarPress, ISBN-13,9788178740638, Chennai.

2. S.M.Patil“BuildingServices”,SeemaPublication,ISBN-13,1234567121246,MumbaiRevised edition.

3. Dr. B. C.Punmia “Building Construction”,LaxmiPublications(P) Ltd., Edition11-2017, New Delhi.

4. P.S. Gahlot “Building repair andMaintenance Management ”, CBSPublishers & Distribution(P) Ltd, DEC2010.

Reference Book.

1. “National Building Code of India – 2005 ”, Bureau of Indian Standards, BIS, New Delhi.


• Understand the fundamental concepts of ground improvement techniques

• Apply knowledge of mathematics, Science and Geotechnical Engineering to solve problems in the field of modification of ground required for construction of civil engineering structures.

• Understand the concepts of grouting and other miscellaneous methods.

• Impart the knowledge of geosynthetics, vibration, grouting and Injection

Text Book:

1. Ground Improvement Techniques by P. Purushothama Raj, Laksmi Publications, New Delhi.

2. R. M. Korner, Design with Geosynthetics, Prentice Hall, New Jersy, 3rd Edn. 2002

3. P. Purushothama Raj, Ground Improvement Techniques, Tata McGrawHill, New Delhi, 1995.

4. Dr. B.C.Chattopadhyay and J.Maity, Ground Control and Improvement Techniques, PEEDOT, Howrah, 2011.

5. G. V. Rao and G. V. S. Rao, Text Book On Engineering with Geotextiles, Tata McGraw Hill

 Reference Books:

1. Engineering Principles of Ground Modification by Monfred R Hausmann, Mc Graw Hill Publishing Co.

2. Reinforced Soil and Its Engineering Applications by Swami Saran, I.K. International Pvt. Ltd


• Learn the principles of Structural Design.

• Design and detail the different types ofstructures.

• Understand the ductile detailing (Seismic Detailing) of RC Structures

Text Books:

1. S.S.Bhavikatti, “AdvancedRCCDesign (RCCVol. 2)”-NewAge InternationalPrivateLimited Publishers, 3rd Edition: 2016.

2. P.C.Varghese, “Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design”- Prentice-Hall of India, New Delhi, 2005.

3. Punmia, B. C., Jain, A. K., & Jain, A. K. (1998). Comprehensive Rcc. Designs. Laxmi Publications.

4. Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design – N. Krishnaraju, CBSPublishers.

5. IITK-BMTPC Earthquake Tips

6. IS 13920 (1993): Ductile detailing of reinforced concrete structures subjected to seismic forces – Code of practice.


• Prepare the Bill of Quantities (BOQ) of a given project.

• Understand the qualities of materials used in the construction work.

Text Books:

1. B.N.Dutta “Estimating and Costing” UBS Publishers’ Distributors PvtLtd,28thRevisedEditionedition(2016).

2. G.S. Birdie “Estimating and Costing” Dhanpat Rai PublishingCompany.

Reference Book:

1. Roshan N Namavati “Professional Practice”, Lakahni Book Depot, Mumbai.


• Discuss the factors influencing design of pavements and compute stresses and deflections induced in flexible pavement under various design loads.

• Understand the material specification and construction of different layers.

• Understand the various types of equipments used for road construction and pre construction methods.

• Design the thickness of flexible pavements by different methods and as per IRC guidelines.

• Design the thickness of concrete pavements and joints associated with CC pavements in addition to the computation of stresses in CC pavements.

Text Books:

1. Yoder and Witczak, “Principles of Pavement Design”- John Wiley and sons Inc(second edition) 1975

2. Yang, “Design of functional pavements”- McGraw Hill BookCo.

Reference Books:

1. Huang, “Pavement Analysis”- ElsevierPublications

2. David Croney, Paul Croney, “Design & Performance of Road Pavements”- McGraw hill Book Co.

3. W.RonaldHudson,RalphHaasandZeniswki“ModernPavementManagement”-McGraw Hill and Co

4. IRC 37-2001, IRC 81-1997, IRC 58 – 2002, IRC 59 – 1976, IRC 101-1988, Indian Roads


5. Khanna and Justo “Highway Engineering”- Nemchand& Bros, Roorkee


1. Learn the principles of engineering seismology.

2. Design the reinforced concrete buildings for earthquake resistance structures.

3. Evaluate the seismic response of the structures.

Reference Books:

1. Dynamics ofStructures –Theory and Application toEarthquakeEngineering 2nd ed. – Anil K.Chopra, Pearson Education.

2. EarthquakeResistantDesignofBuildingStructures,VinodHosur,WILEY(india) India.

5. IS – 1893 (Part I): 2002, IS – 13920: 1993, IS – 4326: 1993, IS-13828: 1993

6. Design of Earthquake Resistant Buildings, Minoru Wakabayashi, McGraw Hill Publishers.


• Plan and schedule multi storeyed building with various constraints.

• Carry out estimation of buildings using software’s

• Understand and apply project management techniques.


1. Chitkara,K.K.“ConstructionProjectManagement:Planning,SchedulingandControl”,TataMcGraw- Hill Publishing Company, New Delhi, 1998.

2. ChoudhuryS, “Project Management”, McGraw-HillPublishing Company, New Delhi, 1988.


• Summarize, analyze and evaluate the estimates, rate analysis and specifications.

• Analyze, evaluate and design construction contract documents, tendering procedure.

• Summarize and analyze the, claims and dispute mechanisms.

• Summarize and analyze the BOT, PPP, Concession contracts.

• Recognize and summarize the laws affecting engineers, relational contracts.

Text Books:

1. B.N.Dutta, “Estimation and Costing in Civil Engineering”, 28th revised edition, UBS Publishers Distributors Pvt. Ltd., 2016.

2. Collier, K. (1982). “Managing Construction Contracts”, Reston PublishingCompany.

3. S. Ranaga Rao Contract Management and Dispute Resolutions Engineering staffCollege of India January 2008.

4. C. J. Schexnayder and R. E. Mayo, “Construction ManagementFundamentals”, McGraw Hill, New Delhi. 2003

5. General Conditions of Contract, CentralPublic Works Department, New Delhi,2010

6. D.S.Berrie andB.c.Paulson,ProfessionalconstructionmanagementincludingC.M.,Design construct and general contracting, McGraw Hill InternationaL, Third Edition1992.

7. V. K. Raina, Construction & Contract Management Practices, SPD, New Delhi


• Learn the structural properties of different members.

• Identify the failure phenomenon of structures.

• Understand the new approaches in the design aspects.

• Understand the concepts of serviceability and durability of structures.


1. J.Bhattacharjee,Concrete structuresRepair,Rehabilitation andRetrofitting,CBSPublishers,2017.

2. B. Vidivelli, Rehabilitation of concreteStructures,standardPublishers and distributors, 2007.

3. R T Allen,S C Edwards and D.N.Shaw, Repair of Concrete Structures, CRC press,1992.

4. A TechnicalReport onLearning of failuresfrom Deficienciesin design, construction andService, Raikar R. N., R & D Centre (SDCPL).


• Focusontheprinciplesofsustainableconstructionanddemolitionwastemanagementand resource efficiency.

• Examine the environmental impact of building materials, formulating and designing pre−construction and site waste management plans.

Text Books:

1. Stessel, R. I. Recycling and resource recovery engineering: principles of waste processing. Springer Science & Business Media, (2012).

2. Greg Winkler, “Recycling Construction and Demolition waste: A LEED-Based Toolkit (Green Source) McGraw Hill Publishers

3. VMTam,ChiMingTam,“ReuseofConstructionandDemolitionWasteinHousingDevelopment”, Nova Science Publishers, 2008.


1.Nováková, I., & Mikulica, K. (2016). Properties of concrete with partial replacement of natural aggregate by recycled concrete aggregates from precast production. Procedia Engineering, 151, 360-367.

2. Xiao, J. (2018). Reclaim of Waste Concrete. In Recycled Aggregate Concrete Structures (pp. 15-37). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.


• Learn the concepts of prestress in Civil Engineering projects.

• Learn the concepts of prestressing in mass housing projects, railway sleepers, flyovers etc

Text Books:

1. Nigel R Hewon Prestressed Concrete Bridge, Design and construction Thomas TelfordLondon2003.

2. DevidA.Sheppard&WilliamR.Phillps Plan Cast Precast and Prestressed concrete(ADesignGuide) Mcgraw Hill Publication Co. 1989.

3. N.Krishna raju Prestressed Concrete Tata Mc Graw Hill (Third Edition)1981. Reference Books:

1. Lin T.Y,Burns N.H. Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures. John Wiley & sons (Third Edition).1982. ,


• Adopt various numerical methods and mathematical tools for analysis of research data.

• Learn about the natural disasters.

• Learn the risk reduction methods of disasters

• Understand the application of GIS in disaster management techniques.

Text Books:

1. PardeepSahni,MadhaviMalalgodaandAriyabandu,“Disasterriskreductionin south Asia”, PHI Learning.

2. Amitasinvhal, “Understanding earthquake disasters”, TMH publishers, 2010.

3. Pardeepsahni,AlkaDhamejaandUmaMedury,“DisasterMitigation: Experiences and reflections”, PHILearning.


• To learn principles of design of industrial buildings.

• To design different components of industrial structures and to detail the structures.


1. Bureau of Indian Standards, IS800-2007, IS875-1987, IS-801-1975. Steel Tables, SP 6 (1) – 1984.

2. N Subramanian- “Design of Steel Structure” oxford UniversityPress.

3. Duggal “Limit State Design of Steel Structures” TMHpublishers.

4. B.C. Punmia, A.K. Jain “Design of Steel Structures”, Laxmi Publications, New Delhi.

5. Ramchandra and Virendra Gehlot “Design of Steel Structures “ Vol 1 and Vol.2, Scientific Publishers, Jodhpur.

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