Masters in Infrastructure Management

Statistics and Numerical Analysis in Construction

• Develop analytical capability and to impart knowledge in Statistical methods

• Utilize knowledge of statistical methods & its applications in real world construction problems

Text Books:

1. Miller, Freund Hall, ‘Probability and Statistics for Engineers’, Prentice India Ltd.

2. Pipes and Harvill, “Applied Mathematics for Engineers and Physicists”, McGraw Hill International Edition.

Reference Books:

1. Sampling techniques Cochran, Wiley Series.

2. Numerical methods, E. Balaguruswami, McGraw Hill publication.

3. Numerical Methods: Problems & Solutions, Jain M K, Iyengar S R K, Jain R K, Wiley Eastern Ltd.

Pavement Materials

• Understand the basic construction materials and their suitability as road materials.

• Analyze the aggregates and design aggregate gradation for construction of pavement layers.

• Characterize the binder material for bituminous roads and provide an optimum bituminous mix design.

• Understand mix design using different materials for various components of a CC pavement.

• Understand and propose soil stabilization techniques for highway construction using locally available materials.

Text Books:

1. S.K. Khanna, C.E.G Justo and A. Veeraragavan, “Highway Engineering”- Nem Chand and Bros., Roorkee,2015. ISBN-13:9788185240770.

2. E. Ray Brown, Prithvi S. Kandhal, Freddy L. Roberts, Y. Richard Kim, Dah-Yinn Lee, Thomas William Kennedy, “Hot Mix Asphalt Materials, Mixture Design and Construction”, 2nd Edition, National Asphalt Pavement Association Research and Education Foundation, Maryland, USA, 2009. ISBN-0692786465, 9780692786468.

3. Prithvi Singh Kandhal, “Bituminous Road Construction in India”, PHI Publications,2016, ISBN: 978 81-203-5258-2.

4. Bituminous materials in Road Construction- HMSO Publication.

Reference Books:

1. MoRTH ‘Specifications for Roads and Bridges Works’- Indian Roads Congress.

2. Relevant IRC/ASTM codes and specifications

3. Delatte N. J., Concrete Pavement Design, Construction and Performance, CRC Press, Taylor & Franscis Group, 2014.

4. Peter C. Taylor, Steven H. Kosmatka, Gerald F. Voigt, et al., Integrated Materials and Construction Practices for Concrete Pavement: A State of the practice Manual Report No. FHWA HIF-07 – 004, 2007. Available online at manual pdf, Accessed on March 17, 2020.

5. Neville, A.M., Properties of Concrete, Fifth edition, Pearson, 2012.

6. Mehta, P. K., and Monterio, P. J. M., Concrete: Microstructure, Properties and Materials, Mc Graw Hill, Fourth Edition, 2013.

7. Shin-Che Huang and Herve Di Benedetto., Advances in Asphalt Materials: Road and Pavement Construction, First edition, April 2015.

8. S. K. Khanna and C.E.G Justo., “Highway Materials Testing”- Nem Chand and Bros., Roorkee.

9. “Soil Mechanics for Road Engineers” – HMSO Publication.

Construction Project Management

• Understand the various management techniques for successful completion of Construction projects.

• Understand the effect of management for project organization

Text Books:

1. Punmia B.C. and Khandelwal K. K., (1989), “Project Planning and Control with PERT and CPM”, Laxmi Publication II Edition

2. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK® Guide) – Fifth Edition.

3. S. Keoki Sears, Richard H. Clough, Glenn A. Sears, “Construction Project Management: A Practical Guide to Field Construction Management”, John Wiley & Sons, 2008.


1. George.I.Ritz, (1994), “Total Construction Project Management”, McGraw – Hill Inc.

2. Sengupta B., Guha M, (1998), “Construction Management and Planning”, McGraw Hill Companies.

3. P S Gahlot, B M Dhir, “Construction Planning and Management”

Advances in Concrete Technology

• To study the properties of constituent elements of concrete.

• To study the properties of fresh and hardened concrete.

• To study properties of special types of concrete.

Text Books:

1. Neville A.M. “Properties of Concrete”- 5e, Pearson Education India Ltd., ISBN: 978-0273755807, 2012.

2. Mehta P. Kumar & Monteiro, Paulo J.M., “Concrete Microstructure, Properties and Materials”, 4e, McGraw Hill Education, ISBN: 978-9339204761, 2017

Reference Books:

1. M. L. Gambhir , “Concrete Technology: Theory and Practice”, 5e, Tata McGraw-Hill Education, ISBN: 978-1259062554, 2017

2. Aminul Islam Laskar, “Concrete Technology”, 1e, Laxmi Publications, ISBN:978-9381159620, 2013.

3. John Newman and Ban Seng Choo, “Advanced Concrete Technology – Process”, ISBN: 0750651059, Elsevier Ltd. 2003.

 4. John Newman and Ban Seng Choo, “Advanced Concrete Technology Testing and Quality”, Elsevier Ltd, ISBN 0750651067, 2003.

5. Edward G. Nawy, “Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook”, 2e, CRC Press, ISBN – 9780849374920, 2008.

6. Raina V.K., “Concrete for Construction”, 2e, Tata-McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi, ISBN: 978-8184047530, 2009.

7. IS: 10262:2019 – Guidelines for Concrete Mix Design proportioning, BIS, New Delhi, 2019

Advances in Pre-Stressed Concrete

• Understand basic concepts of pre-stressing systems and methods.

• Understand the different types of losses in pre-stressing and its assessment

• Understand analysis and design of pre-stressed concrete elements (members)

Text Books:

1. T. Y. Lin, “Design of Pre-stressed Concrete Structures”, John Wiley & Sons, 3e, 2010.

2. N Krishna Raju, “Pre-stressed Concrete”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd, New Delhi, 6e, 2018.

Reference Books:

1. Raja Gopalan N, “Pre-stressed Concrete”, Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 2e, 2010.

2. Pandit and Gupta, “Pre-stressed concrete”, CBS, 2009.

3. Sinha N.C. & Roy, “Fundamentals of Pre-stressed Concrete”, S. C & Co, 1985.

4. Precast/Pre-stressed Concrete Institute Manual, “Fundamentals of pre-stressed concrete design”, ISBN-0-937040-02-9.

5. IS: 1343-1987, IS: 1343-2012.

6. Sami Khan and Marin Williams, “Design Guide Post-Tensioned Concrete Floors”, Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd., UK, ISBN: 0750616814, 1995.

7. Handbook on Precast Concrete Buildings, Indian Concrete Institute, Chennai, 2016.

Material Testing Laboratory – 1

• Make students to learn principles of laboratory experiments.

• Understand the importance of laboratory testing of materials

Reference Books:

1. Khanna, S.K., Justo, C.E.G., and A.Veeraragavan, Highway Materials and Pavement Testing, Nem Chand and Bros, Roorkee, 2015.

2. B C Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain and Anil Kumar Jain, “Soil Mechanics and Foundations”, 16e, Laxmi Publications, ISBN: 978-8170087915, New Delhi, 2017.

3. M. S Shetty, A. K Jain, “Concrete Technology – Theory and Practice”, 8e, S. Chand& Co. ISBN: 978-9352533800, 2018

4. Relevant IS Codes / standards

Special Concrete

• To study the properties of constituent elements of concrete.

• To study properties of special types of concrete

Text Books:

1. A. M. Neville, “Properties of Concrete”, 5e, Pearson Education India, ISBN: 978- 8131791073, 2012.

2. Mehta P. Kumar & Monteiro, Paulo J.M., “Concrete Microstructure, Properties and Materials”, 4e, McGraw Hill Education, ISBN: 978-9339204761, 2017.


1. John Newman and Ban Seng Choo, “Advanced Concrete Technology”, ISBN: 0750651059, Elsevier Ltd., 2003

2. Dr. Edward G Nawy, “Concrete Construction Engineering Handbook”, 2e, CRC Press, ISBN: 9780849374920, 2008.

3. Joseph A. Daczko, “Self-Compacted Concrete by-Applying what we know”, 1e, CRC Press, ISBN: 978-0415590648, 2012.

4. IS: 10262:2019 – Guidelines for Concrete Mix Design proportioning, BIS, New Delhi, 2019.

5. ACI 229R – Report on Controlled Low-Strength Materials, June 2013.

6. ASTM D 6103: Standard Test Method for Flow Consistency of Controlled Low Strength Material. 7. Current Literatures.

Contract Management

• Understand the various types of contracts

• Understand the use and effect of contracts in construction industry

Text Books:

1. Albett Robert W., (1961/Latest Edition) “Engineering Contracts and Specifications”, John Willey and Sons, New York.

2. Patil B. S. (2009) “Civil Engineering Contracts and Estimates”, University Press.

Reference Books:

1. John G. Betty (1993/ Latest Edition) “Engineering Contracts”, McGraw Hills.

2. Vasavada B. J., (1997), “Engineering Contracts and Arbitration”, (Self Publication by Jyoti B. Vasavada).

3. Vaid K.N., (1998) “Global perspective on International Construction Contracting Technology and Project Management”, NICMAR, Mumbai

4. Prakash V. A., (1997) “Contracts Management in Civil Engineering Projects”, NICMAR, Mumbai.

Prefabricated Structures

• Understand types and design principles of RC Prefabricated structures and its design principles

• Understand method of analysis and design of structural elements

Text Books:

1. Hass, A.M. “Precast concrete design and Applications”, Applied Science Publishers, 1983.

2. “Handbook on Precast concrete for buildings”, ICI Bulletin 02, Indian Concrete Institute, 2016.


1. “National Building Code of India”, BIS, New Delhi, 2016.

2. Kim S Elliott, “Precast concrete structures”, Butterworth Heinemann Publications, ISBN-0750650842, 2002.

3. Hubert Bachmann and Alfred Steinle, “Precast Concrete Structures”, Berlin: Ernst & Sohn, ISBN: 978-3433029602, 2011.

Construction Equipment and Safety Management

• Understand the importance of safety in construction industry.

• Understand different types of equipment used in construction and its economic consideration.

Text Books:

1. Peurifoy, R.L., Ledbette. W.B., Construction Planning, Equipment and Methods, McGraw Hill Co.,

2. Antil J.M., Civil Engineering Construction, McGraw Hill Book Co.


1. SC Sharma, ‘Construction equipment and its Management’, Khanna Publications.

2. Hand Book on Construction Safety Practices, SP 70, BIS 2001.

3. Jimmy W. Hinze, Construction Safety, Prentice Hall Inc., 1997

4. Richard J. Coble, Jimmie Hinze and Theo C. Haupt, Construction Safety and Health.

Bridge and Grade Separated Structures

1. Understand the constructions sequence of bridges

2. Understand the construction methods

Text Books:

1. Chew Yit Lin, Michael, “Construction Technology for Tall Buildings”, World Scientific Publishing Company, ISBN: 978-9812818614, 2009.

2. Victor. D. J, “Essentials of Bridge Engineering”, 6e, Oxford IBH, ISBN: 978- 8120417175, 2019


1. Ponnuswamy. S, “Bridge Engineering”, 2e, Tata McGraw Hill, ISBN: 978- 0070656956, 2008.

2. Raina V.K., “Concrete for Construction”, 2e, Tata-McGraw Hill Publishing Co. Ltd. New Delhi, ISBN: 978-8184047530, 2009.

3. Derrick Beckett, “An Introduction to Structural Design of Concrete Bridges”, Surry University Press, Oxford Shire, 1973.

4. Ken Fleming, Austin Weltman, Mark Randolph and Keith Elson, “Piling Engineering”, 3e, Taylor and Francis, UK, ISBN: 978-0415266468, 2009.

 5. IRC: 5 – 2015 Standard Specifications and Code of Practice for Road Bridges, Section I – General Features of Design (Eighth Revision).

6. IRC: 6 – 2017 Standard Specifications and Code of Practice for Road Bridges, Section-II Loads and Load Combinations (Seventh Revision).

7. IRC: 22 – 2015 Standard Specifications and Code of Practice for Road Bridges, Section VI – Composite Construction (Limit States Design) (Third Revision).

Ground Improvement Techniques

• Introduce the various types of improvement methods of engineering properties soils

• Introduce the application of engineering methods to ground improvement projects

• Basic knowledge on various ground improvement techniques and their suitability for various types of soil conditions

• The skills of implementation of geotechnical knowledge in field situations

Text Books:

1. Manfred R. Hansmann, “Engineering principles of ground modification”, McGraw Hill pub. Co., New York, ISBN: 978-0070272798, 1991.

2. Robert M. Koerner, “Construction and Geotechnical methods in Foundation Engineering”, McGraw- Hill Pub. Co., New York, ISBN: 978-0070352452, 1984.


1. Winterkornand Fang, “Foundation Engineering Hand Book” – Van Nostrand Rein hold Co., New York, 1975

2. Aris C. Stamatopoulos & Panaghiotis C.Kotzios,”Soil Improvement by Preloading”, John Wiley & Sons Inc. Canada, ISBN: 978-0471815938, 1985.

3. P. Purushothama Rao, “Ground Improvement Techniques”, 2e, Laxmi Publications, ISBN: 978-8131805947, 2016.

Soil Mechanics for Pavement Engineers

• Understand the properties and behavior as a highway material under the application of wheel loads.

• Understand and compare the shear strength of soil and stability of slopes when used as subgrade soil and embankment fills or cut slopes

• Understand the permeability characteristics of soils to design proper drainage system and various investigations required to assess the soil properties.

• Understand the type and soil composition affecting the surface runoff and subsurface water flow in order to design proper drainage system.

• Analyse lack of strength or instability problems in soils due to soil formation or any other reasons and propose suitable strengthening methods for the same.

Text Books:

1. “Basic and Applied soil Mechanics”, Gopal Ranjan, ASR Rao, New Age International Publishers.

2. “Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering”, B. C. Punmia, Ashok Kumar Jain, Arun Kumar Jain, Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd, 16th edition.

3. “Highway Engineering”, S.K. Khanna, C.E.G. Justo and Veeraragavan, Revised 10th Edition, Nem Chand and Bros.,

Reference Books:

1. Geotechnical Aspects of Pavement Reference Manual, US department of transportation, Publication no: FHWA NHI-05-037, Federal Highway Administration, May 2006, NHI Course No: 132040.

2. “Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering” – K.R. Arora Standard Publishers Distributors.

3. “Soil Mechanics for road Engineers” – HMSO, London. 4. IRC – Relevant Codes.

Introduction to Seismic Resistant Design

• Acquire knowledge of fundamentals of structural dynamics.

• Understand: engineering seismology & concepts for earthquake resistant design.

• Understand design & detailing aspects to achieve ductility in structures.

Text Books:

1. P Agarwal and M Shrikande, “Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures”, Prentice Hall (India) Ltd, New Delhi, ISBN: 9788120328921, 2006.

2. S. K. Duggal, “Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures”, 2e, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-0198083528, 2013.


1. Damodaraswamy S. R and Kavitha. S, “Basics of Structural Dynamics and Aseismic Design”, PHI Publication, 1e, ISBN: 978-8120338432, 2009.

2. IS 1893 (Part I): 2016, IS 13920-2016, IS 4326: 2013, IS 13828: 2013 and other relevant codes

Structural Masonry

• Understand masonry materials and its mechanical properties

• Analyze the behavior of structural masonry

• Demonstrate testing, analysis and design methodologies

• Summarize construction practices, specifications and inspection of masonry buildings.

Text Books:

1. Hendry A.W., “Structural Masonry”- Palgrave Macmillan Macmillan Education Ltd., 2e, ISBN 10: 0333733096 ISBN 13:9780333733097, 1998.

2. Jagadish K S, “Structural Masonry”, I K International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., ISBN 10 – 9384588660, ISBN 13: 978-9384588663, 2015.

 Reference Books:

1. W. Robert G Drysdale; Ahmad A Hamid, Masonry structures: Behavior and Design. Boulder, CO: Masonry Society, 3e, ISBN: 1929081332; ISBN: 978- 1929081332, 2008.

2. Sven Sahlin, “Structural Masonry”- Prentice Hall Publisher: Prentice Hall, ISBN10: 0138539375, ISBN-13: 978-0138539375, 1971.

3. Jagadish K S, “Sustainable Building Technologies”, IK International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., ISBN: 978-93-86768-20-9, 2019.

Highway Construction Technology

• Understand the various equipment used for road construction and difficulties associated with highway drainage.

• Select suitable equipment for preparation of subgrade in cutting or filling and also the preparation steps for base and sub-base layers.

• Characteristics of different types of bituminous layers and design of bituminous surfacing along with safety aspects needed for roads.

• Design the base course thickness and selection of materials as base layer for CC pavements.

• Analyse the defects in road construction and general pavement failures with remedies.

Text Books:

1. “Highway Engineering”, Khanna and CEG Justo, A. Veeraragavan, Revised 10th edition, published by Nem Chand & Bros, Roorkee, ISBN:978-81-85240-80-0.

2. Prithvi Singh Kandhal, “Bituminous Road Construction in India”, ISBN: 978- 8120352582.

3. Delatte N. J., Concrete Pavement Design, Construction, and Performance, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2014.

Reference Books:

1. MoRTH “Specifications for Roads and Bridge Works”- 2013 Fifth revision, Indian Roads Congress.

2. MoRTH “Manual for Construction and Supervision of Bituminous Works”- 2001, Indian Roads Congress.

3. MoRTH “Manual for Maintenance of Roads”- 1989, Indian Roads Congress.

4. “Pavement Drainage- Theory and Practice”, G.L. Shivakumar Babu, Prithvi S Kandhal, Nivedya Mandankara Kottayi, Rajib Mallick, A. Veeraragavan, CPC Press.

5. Freddy L Roberts, Prithvi S Kandhal et al, “Hot Mix Asphalt Materials, mixture design and construction”- (2nd Edition), National Asphalt Pavement Association Research and Education Foundation, Maryland, USA.

6. National Asphalt Pavement Association “Hot Mix Asphalt Paving Hand book”- 5100 Forbes Boulevard, Lanhm, Mary Land, USA.

7. “Hand Book on Cement Concrete Roads”- Cement Manufacturers Association, New Delhi. 8. Relevant IRC Codes.

Low Volume Roads Engineering

• To understand the factors affecting pavement design and performance of Rural Roads.

• To relate the concepts of Highway Geometric design to that of Rural roads

• To design the Special pavements which form alternatives for Rural Roads.

• To understand the concepts of design of drainage, CD works and small bridges which form essential structures of Rural roads.

Text Books:

1. S.K. Khanna, C.E.G Justo and A. Veeraragavan, “Highway Engineering”- Nem Chand and Bros., Roorkee. Revised 10th Edition.

2. Robert A. Douglas, Low-Volume Road Engineering, Design, Construction, and Maintenance, I edition, CRC Press

Reference Books:

1. IRC: SP:72-2015, Guidelines for the design of Flexible Pavements for Low Volume Roads, First Revision

2. IRC: SP:62-2014, Guidelines for Design & Construction of CC pavements for low volume roads

3. IRC SP 20 Rural Roads Manual.

4. Ministry of Rural Road Development publications.

5. Relevant IRC Codes.

Infrastructure Construction Methods

• Understand types and methods of construction of RC structures.

• Understand types and methods of long span structures construction.

• Understand types and methods of construction of Underground structures.

Text Books:

1. Austin, C.K., Formwork for Concrete, Cleaver -Hume Press Ltd., London, 1996.

2. Hurd, M.K., Formwork for Concrete, Special Publication No.4, American Concrete Institute, Detroit, 1996.


1. Jaafar Mohammed, “Engineering Geology & Tunnels Engineering”, 2015.

2. Raina V. K. “Concrete Bridge practice”, Tata McGraw Hill Publishing Co.

3. Chew Yit Lin, Michael, “Construction Technology for Tall Buildings”, Singapore University Press, World Scientific, Hong Kong,

4. Ponnuswamy. S, “Bridge Engineering”, Tata McGraw Hill.

5. Roy Chudley and Roger Geeno, “Advanced Construction Technology”, Latest Edition, 2005.

6. Sankar S. K. And Saraswati .S, “Construction Technology”, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2008.

7. Gahlot. P. S and Sanjay Sharma, “Building repair and maintenance management“, CBS Publications, 2006.

8. Relevant IRC Codes.

Foundation Technology

• To learn about types and purposes of different foundation systems and structures.

• To provide students with exposure to the systematic methods for designing foundations.

• To discuss and evaluate the feasibility of foundation solutions to different types of soil conditions considering the time effect on soil behavior.

• To build the necessary theoretical background for design and construction of foundation systems.

Text Book:

1. V N S Murthy, “Geotechnical Engineering – Principles and Practices of Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering”, Marcel Dekker Inc., New York, ISBN: 0824708733, 2003

2. C. Venkatramaiah, “Geotechnical Engineering”, 5e, New Age International (P) Ltd., ISBN: 978-9386070135, 2017.


1. Tomlinson M J, “Foundation Design and Construction”, 7e, Pearson Education, ISBN: 978-0130311801, 2001.

2. Bowles Joseph E, “Foundation Analysis and Design”, 5e, McGraw Hill, ISBN: 978-0071188449, 2001.

3. Braja M. Das, “Principles of Foundation Engineering”, 7e, Cengage Learning (SI Unit Edition), ISBN: 978-0495668121, 2007.

4. B C Punmia, “Soil Mechanics and Foundations”, 16e, Laxmi Publications (P) Ltd., ISBN: 978-8170087915, 2017.

5. IS 6403: 1981 (Reaffirmed2002) Determination of bearing capacity of Shallow foundations, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi.

6. IS 8009:1980 – Part I & II Calculation of Settlement of Foundation, Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi.

7. Tomlinson M J, “Pile Design and Construction Practice”, 5e, Taylor & Francis, ISBN: 978-0415385824, 2008.

Maintenance and Rehabilitation of Structures

• Learning the structural properties for causing failures

• Identification of failure phenomenon; New approach in the design aspects

• Understanding the concept of serviceability and durability

Text Books:

1. B. Vidivelli, “Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures”, 1e, Standard Publishers, ISBN: 978-8180141102, 2009.


1. Ted Kay, “Assessment and Renovation of Concrete Structures”, 1e, Longman Scientific & Technical, ISBN: 978-0582057791, 1992.

2. R. T. L. AIlen and S. C. Edwards, “Repair of Concrete Structures”, 1e, Blackie & Son, ISBN: 978-0751400861, 1993.

3. Sidney M. Johnson, ”Deterioration, Maintenance and Repair of Concrete Structures”, McGraw- Hill Book

4. P. H. Perkins, “Repair, Protection and Water proofing of Concrete Structures”, 3e, CRC Press, ISBN: 978-0419202806, 1997.

5. R. N. Raikar, “Diagnosis and Treatment of Structures in Distress”, Structwel D & C Pvt. Ltd, 1994

6. Ransem W. H, “Building Failures”, E & F.N, SPON Ltd, 1981.

7. Ralph Haas, Ronald Hudson and Zaneiswki, “Modern Pavement Management”, Kreiger Publications, ISBN: 978-0894645884, 1994.

Special Problems in Road Construction

• Understand the difficulties of road construction in weak and marshy soils and necessary to be taken during design and construction.

• Understand the methods of strengthening soil fills and embankments to improve their performance as pavement component layer.

• Understand the difficulties associated with construction of high embankments and maintaining stability of hill slopes with precautions to be taken.

• Understand the use of recycled materials in road construction including milled bituminous waste with necessary design methodology

• Understand the design and construction of roads in coastal and desert environments with exclusive exposure conditions.

Text Books:

1. R.M. Koerner “Designing with Geosynthetics”- 4th Edition Prentice Hall, New Jerssey, 1997

2. Geotechnical Aspects of Pavements-Reference Manual / Participant Workbook, U.S. Department of Transportation, FHWA NHI-05-037 Federal Highway Administration, May 2006.

3. Pavement Drainage – Theory and Practice”, G.L. Shivakumar Babu, Prithvi S Kandhal, Nivedya Mandankara Kottayi, Rajib Mallick, A. Veeraragavan, CRC Press.


1. IRC-75 “Guidelines for the design of High embankments”- IRC, 2015.

2. Leonards G.A. “Foundation engineering”- McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, 1962.

3. Cedgreen H.R. “Drainage of highway and airfield pavement”- John Willey and Sons.Inc., New York, 1974.

4. G. Kassiff, M. Livnet, G. Wisemen “Pavements on Expansive clays”– Jerusalem Academy Press, Jerusalem. Israel, 1969.

5. R.D. Krebs & R.D. Walker “Highway Materials”- McGraw Hill Book House, New York, 1971.

Sustainable Constructions

• Demonstrate competent knowledge of Sustainability, their potentials, their relation, pros and cons;

• Identify specific actions that can be taken to conserve energy and to promote the development and use of renewable energy

Text Books:

1. K S Jagadish, B V Venkataramana Reddy, K S Nanjunda Rao, “Alternative Buildings Materials and Technologies”, 2e, New Age International Publishers, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-9385923876, 2017

2. K S Jagadish, “Sustainable Building Technologies”, IK International Publishers Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, ISBN: 978-9386768209, 2019.


1. Moore F: Environmental Control System McGraw Hill, Inc., 1994.

2. JMPQ Delgado, “Sustainable Materials in Building Construction”, Volume 11, Building Pathology and Rehabilitation, Springer, ISBN 978-3-030-46799-9 ISBN 978-3-030-46800-2 (eBook), 2020

3. Brown, G Z, Sun, Wind and Light: Architectural design strategies, John Wiley, 1985

Construction Quality and Material Management

• Understand the various types Quality Management, uses, effect and its importance

• Understand the effect of material management for project organization

Text Books:

1. K. Sridhara Bhat, Total Quality Management, Himalaya Publishing House, 2014.

2. Bester Field, “Total Quality Management”, by Pearson Education.


1. Juran Frank, J.M. and Gryna, F.M, Quality Planning and Analysis, Tata McGraw Hill, 1982.

2. Hutchins. G, ISO 9000, Viva Books, New Delhi, 1993.

3. Datta, Material Management Procedures, Text and Cases, 2e Prentice Hall

4. Gopalakrishnan , P, Sundaresan, “Material Management – an Integrated Approach”, Prentice Hall

Building Services & Maintenance

• Understand the concept of fire resistance in structures

• Understand quality policies in the construction industry

• Adopt proper maintenance methods for structures

Text Books:

1. Clarkson H. Oglesby, Productivity Improvement in Construction, McGraw Hill.

2. James, J.O Brian, Construction Inspection Handbook – Quality Assurance and Quality Control, Van No strand, New York, 1989


1. Juran Frank, J.M. and Gryna, F.M. Quality Planning and Analysis, Tata McGraw Hill, 1982

2. NBC, Relevant Parts: BIS New Delhi

3. Jain V K,” Services in Building Complex and High Rise Buildings”, Khanna Pub.

4. Pchelinstev V. A., Fire Resistance of Buildings

Transportation Planning

• Understand the different modes of transportation and factors affecting planning process for an effective transportation system.

• Understand the characteristics of mass transit system and methods of collecting traffic data to propose an effective transport facility.

• Understand and sources of zonal trip generation or attraction and then interzonal trip distribution methods.

• Analyse the mode of transport and its impact on transport system and also the methods of assigning travel trips to various routes for effective management.

• Understand the mass transportation options and evaluation of the systems for economic sustainability.

Text Books:

1. Hutchinson, B.G., “Principles of Urban Transport System Planning”– McGraw Hill Book Co.

2. L.R. Kadiyali, “Traffic Engineering and Transportation Planning”– Khanna Publication.

3. Khisty C J., Lall B.Kent, Transportation Engineering – An Introduction, Prentice-Hall, NJ, 2005

4. Ortuzar, J. D., Willumsen, L.G., Modeling Transport, John Wiley & Sons, 1994

5. Papacostas C.S. and Prevedouros, P.D., Transportation Engineering & Planning, PHI, New Delhi,2002

6. Chakroborty P., Das N., Principles of Transportation Engineering, PHI,New Delhi,2003

7. Dickey J.W., Metropolitan Transportation Planning, Tata Mc-Graw Hill 1980

Reference Books:

1. Nicholas J.Garber, Lester A. Hoel, “Traffic and Highway Engineering”, Third Edition Thompson Learning

2. Institute of Traffic Engineers – “An Introduction to highway Transportation Engineering”, ITE, USA

3. Bowmen, J. and M. ben-Akiva, Activity based travel Forecasting; in Activity based travel forecasting. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, Report DOT-97-17.

4. Bruton M.J., Introduction to Transportation Planning, Hutchinson of London, 1988

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