Masters in Structural Engineering


路 Analyse the stresses and strains for two dimensional and three dimensional elements

路 Understand the equilibrium and compatibility conditions

路 Solve the problems on Torsion for different shaped bars

路 Understand the concept of plasticity

Reference Books

1. Mendelson, A., (2002), Plasticity: Theory and Applications, Mac Millanand Co., New York.

2. Sadhu Singh., (2004), Theory of Plasticity, DhanpatRai sons Private Limited, New Delhi.

3. Ansel.C.Ugural and Saul.K.Fenster, (2003), Advanced Strength and Applied Elasticity, Fourth Edition, Prentice Hall Professional technical Reference, New Jersey

4. Chakrabarty.J, (2006), Theory of Plasticity, Third Edition, Elsevier Butterworth – Heinmann 鈥 UK.


路 Analyse and design the deep beams

路 Design shears wall buildings and flat slabs

路 Design slender columns

Reference Books

1. Gambhir.M.L., (2012),Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.

2. Varghese. P.C., (2011), Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

3. IS 456 Plain and Reinforced Concrete – Code of Practic

4. IS 13920 Ductile Detailing of Reinforced Concrete Structures Subjected to Seismic Forces -Code of Practice

5. IS 1893 Criteria for earthquake resistant design of structures-Code of Practice.

6. SP 16- Design Aids for Reinforced Concrete


路 To find the behaviour of structures subjected to dynamic loads such as wind, earthquake and blast loads

路 To study the different dynamic analysis procedures for calculating the response of structures

Reference Books

1. Clough and Penzien (2015), Dynamics of Structures, CBS Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi.

2. Chopra. A. K. (2011), Dynamics of Structures – Theory and Applications to Earthquake Engineering, 4th edition, Prentice Hall, London.

3. Roy R.Craig, Jr. Andrew J. Kurdila (2011), Fundamentals of Structural Dynamics, John Wiley and Sons, London.


路 To provide the fundamental concepts of the theory of the finite element method

路 To enable the students to formulate the problems into FEA

路 To introduce basic aspects of finite element technology, including domain discretization, polynomial interpolation, application of boundary conditions, assembly of global arrays, and solution of the resulting algebraic systems

路 To understand the use of the basic finite elements for structural applications using truss, beam, frame, and plane elements

路 Use professional-level finite element software to solve engineering problems

Reference Books

1. Cook R.D., Malkas D.S. &Plesha M.E, “Concepts and applications of Finite Element Analysis”, John Wiley &Sons., (2007)

2. Reddy,J, “An Introduction to Finite Element Methods”, McGraw Hill Co., (2013).

3. Zeinkeiwich O.C.,R.L.Tayler ” The Finite Element Method for Solid and Structural Mechanics”, Butterworth-Heinemann,(2013).


路 To analyze and design various components in steel structures under different loads

路 To study the behavior of different connections in steel structures

路 Solve the problems on wind load analysis and plastic analysis

路 Understand the behavior of different members

路 Design the structural members and their connections


1. Duggal.S.K., (2014), Limit State Design of Steel Structures, Tata McGraw-Hill Education, New Delhi.

2. Subramanian. N., (2011), Design of Steel Structures, Oxford University Press, New Delhi.

3. Bhavikatti. S.S., (2012), Design of Steel Structures, I.K. International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi.

4. IS 800 General Construction in Steel 鈥 Codeof Practice

 5. IS 801Code of Practice for use of Cold-Formed Light Gauge Steel Structural Members in General Building Construction

6. IS 811Specification for Cold formed light gauge structural Steel sections

7. IS 11384 Code of practice for composite construction in structural steel and concrete Mode of evaluation: Continuous Assessment Test, Quizzes, Assignments, Final Assessment Test.


路 To understand basic concepts of Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis.

路 Solve the different structures by using flexibility and stiffness methods.

路 Analyze the substructures, frames and trusses

Text Book(s)

1. Bhavikatti S S, (2011), Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis, IK Publishing, India

Reference Books

1. Natarajan C, Revathi P., (2014),Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis: Theory and Problems, PHI,Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.

2. Godbole P. N., Sonparote R. S., Dhote S. U., (2014), Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis, PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.


路 To impart the knowledge in the analysis and design of bridges

路 Understand the load distribution and IRC standards

 路 Design the super structure

路 Design the sub structure

Reference Books

1. Jain and Jai Krishna.,(2007), Plain and reinforced concrete, Vol.2.,Nem Chand Brothers, New Delhi.

2. Krishna Raju. N., (2014), Design of Bridges, Oxford and IBH Publishing Co., New Delhi

3. Rakshit. K. S., (2010), Design and Construction of Highway Bridges, New central Book Agency, New Delhi. 3 Standard specifications and code of practice for road bridges, (2005) 鈥 IRC section I, II, III and IV.

4 Ponnuswamy (2008), Bridge Engineering, McGraw-Hill Education (India) Pvt Limited


1. To understand the techniques for experimentation

2. To know the model analysis

1. Know the working principle of strain gauges.

2. Measurement of strains

3. Do the model analysis using different theorems.

4. Know the concepts of photo elasticity and its applications

Text Book(s)

1. Jindal U.C., (2013), Experimental Stress Analysis, Pearson, New Delhi.

Reference Books

1. Dally J.W., Riley W.F., (2007), Experimental Stress Analysis, McGraw Hill Book Company, New York.

2. Heteny. M.,(2008), Handbook of Experimental Stress Analysis, John Wiley and Sons, New York.

3. Frocht. M.M., (2010), Photo-elasticity Vol I and II., John Wiley and Sons, New York.


To impart the knowledge of dynamic behaviour of soils, effects of dynamic loads and the various design methods.

1. Understand the basic principles of soil dynamics

2. Understand the mathematical models and DOF

3. Understand the concepts of stiffness, damping, inertia, guide lines for design

4. Carry out dynamic analysis and design of machine foundation

Text Book(s)

1. Swami Saran, (2016) Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations, Galgotia Publications Pvt Ltd., New Delhi.

Reference Books

1. Srinivasulu.P. and Vaidyanathan.C. (1998), Hand book on Machine Foundations, McGraw Hill ublications, New York.

2. Prakash. S. and Puri. V. K. (1997), Soil Dynamics and Design Foundation, McGraw Hill Publications, New York.

3. Das B.M and Ramanna G.V. (2011). Principles of soil dynamics 2nd Edition, Cengage learning, Stanford, USA.


路 To understand the stability of structures

路 To study the stability of plates and shells

路 Understand the difference between stability and instability.

路 Evaluate the structural stability of columns, frames

Text Book(s)

1. Iyengar. N.G.R., (2007), Elastic Stability of Structural Elements, McMillan, New Delhi Reference Books

1. Galambos. T.V., Surovek A. E(2008), Structural Stability of Steel: Concepts and Applications for Structural Engineers, Wiley, London


路 To develop the knowledge about properties of cement concrete and importance of admixtures in concrete.

路 Know the various materials used in concrete and admixtures

路 Do the Mix design by different methods

路 Get a thorough knowledge about various types of cement, aggregates and properties of special concrete

路 Know the testing procedures for mechanical and durability properties of concrete

Text Book(s)

1. Metha.P.K., (2005), Concrete: Microstructure, Properties and Materials, McGraw-Hill, New Delhi.

 Reference Books

1. Neville.A.M.,Brooks.J.J., (2008), Concrete Technology, Pearson Education, New Delhi.

2. Gambir.M.L., (2009), Concrete Technology, Tata Mc-Graw Hill-Education, New Delhi.

3. Shetty.M.S.,(2017), Concrete Technology, S. Chand and Company Ltd, New Delhi.

4. IS : 12269, Specification for 53 grade ordinary Portland Cement, BIS, New Delhi

5. IS : 383, Specification for Coarse and fine natural sources for Concrete, BIS, New Delhi

6. IS:10262, Concrete Mix Proportioning -Guidelines

7. ACI 211.1-91 Reapproved 2009, Standard Practice for selecting Proportions for Normal, Heavyweight, and Mass Concrete.


路 This subject is taught to impart the knowledge in the area of analysis and design of foundations and earth retaining structures.

路 Understand the concepts of shallow foundations.

路 Design the retaining walls and sheet piles.

路 Know the types of well foundations.

路 Design pile foundation.

Text Book(s)

1. Bowles, J. E., (2011), Foundation Analysis and Design, 7th Edition, McGraw Hill Book Co., New York.

2. Das. B. M., (2010), Principles of Foundation Engineering, CL Engineering.

Reference Books

1. Fang. H.Y.,(2012), Foundation Engineering Handbook, Springer Science and Business Media.

2. Varghese. P. C., (2009), Design of Reinforced Concrete Foundations, Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi.

3. Murthy. V. N. S., (2009), Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering – CBS Publications, Delhi.

4. Swami Saran ., (2010), Reinforced Soil and Its Engineering Applications., I. K. International Pvt Ltd.

5. Swami Saran., (2006), Analysis and Design of Substructures: Limit State Design., Oxford & IBH Publishing Company Pvt. Limited.

6. Tomlinson M and Woodward J. (2008). Pile Design and Construction Practice鈥 5th Edition. Taylor and Francis.

7. Fleming K, Weltman A, Randolph M and Elson K (2009). Piling Engineering. 3rd Edition. Taylor and Francis.

8. K. R. Arora., (2011) Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering.,Standard publishers


路 To impart a broad knowledge in the area of repair and rehabilitation of structures

路 To study the different rehabilitation methodology adopted for various structural systems

路 Understand the properties of fresh and hardened concrete

路 Know the strategies of maintenance and repair

路 Understand the properties of repair materials

Text Book(s)

1. Modi, P.I., Patel, C.N. (2016). Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures, PHI India, New Delhi.

Reference Books

1. IABSE, (2010). Case Studies of Rehabilitation, Repair, Retrofitting, and Strengthening of Structures, Volume 12, Structural Engineering Documents (SED), Switerzland.

2. Varghese, P.C. (2014), Maintenance, Repair & Rehabilitation and Minor Works of Buildings, PHI India, New Delhi.

3. Bhattacharjee, J. (2017), Concrete Structures Repair Rehabilitation And Retrofitting, CBS Publishers & Distributors, New Delhi.


路 To understand the concepts of prestressed concrete

路 To know the analysis and design of prestressed concrete flexural members

路 To identify the different types of losses

路 Analyse a composite section

路 Evaluate the losses in different types of prestressed flexural beams

Text Book(s)

1. Krishna Raju. N., (2014), Pre-stressed Concrete – Problems and Solutions, CBS Publishers and Distributors, Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

Reference Books

1. Praveen Nagarajan, Advanced Concrete Design, Person, 2013

2 N.Rajagopalan., (2013), Prestressed Concrete 鈥 Second Edition, Narosa Publishers, New Delhi

3. IS: 1343: Indian Standard code of practice for Prestressed concrete, BIS, New Delhi.

4. IS: 3370-Indian Standard code of practice for concrete structures for storage of liquids, BIS, New Delhi.


路 To study the basic concepts of engineering seismology, strength and capacity design principles of earthquake resistant design

路 To study the behaviour of various types of buildings undertatic and dynamic forces subjected to earthquakes

路 Learn the basic concepts of earthquake engineering and principles of earthquake resistant design

路 Analyse and design the various types of structures under static and dynamic loading conditions

Text Book(s)

1. PankajAgarwal and Manish Shrikhande., (2010), Earthquake resistant design of structures, Prentice-Hall India Pvt Ltd., New Delhi.

Reference Books

1. Pauley andPriestly., (1992), Seismic design of reinforced concrete and masonry buildings, John Wiley and Sons, London.

2. Jack Moehle (2015), Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete Buildings, McGraw-Hill Education, New Delhi.

3. IS: 1893:2014 (Part 1), Criteria for earthquake resistant design of structures.

4. IS:13920: 2016, Ductile detailing of reinforced concrete structures subjected to seismic forces.


路 To apply the numerical techniques for different structural elements

路 To study the different numerical procedures for calculating the response of structures

路 Apply the numerical techniques to structural elements.

路 Understand the concepts of finite difference and finite strip method

Text Book

1. Steven O’Hara, Carisa H Ramming, (2014), Numerical Structural Analysis (Sustainable Structural Systems Collection), Momentum Press.

Reference Books

1. Joe G. Eisley, Antony M. Waas, (2011), Analysis of Structures: An Introduction Including Numerical Methods, Wiley.

2. Mahinder Kumar Jain, (2012), Numerical Methods: For Scientific and Engineering Computation, New Age International Publishers

3. Rajesh Srivastava, SaumyenGuha, (2010), Numerical Methods: For Engineering and Science, OUP India.


路 To understand the behaviour of plates and shells subjected to various loading

路 To study the analysis and design procedures for plates and shells

路 Understand the behavior of behavior of plates and shells

路 Analyze the plates and shells of various shapes and properties

Text Book(s)

1. Timoshenko. S., (2010), Theory of Plates and Shells, McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, 2 edition, New York.

Reference Books

1. Chandrashekhara, K., (2001), Theory of Plates, University Press (India) Ltd., Hyderabad.

2. Szilard. R., (2007), Theories and Applications of Plate Analysis: Classical Numerical and Engineering Methods, John Wiley & Sons, New Jersey.

3. Bhavikatti. S.S., (2012), Theory of Plates and Shells, New Age International Publisher, First edition, New Delhi.

4. Reddy. J.N., (2006), Theory and Analysis of Elastic Plates and Shells: Solutions Manual, CRC Press Inc, 2nd Revised edition, London.


路 To find the behaviour of tall structures subjected to dynamic loads such as wind and earthquake load

路 To study the behavior of different types of tall structural systems

路 To analyse the tall structure for gravity and lateral loads

路 Evaluate the structural systems in tall buildings

Text Book(s)

1. B.S. Taranath (2011), Structural analysis and design of tall building, CRC Press

Reference Books

1. Ghali.A., Neville.A.M and Brown.T.G, (2003), Structural Analysis 鈥 A unified classical and Matrix Approach (Fifth Edition), Span press

2. IS 13920 Ductile detailing of reinforced concrete structures, BIS, India

3. IS 1893 Criteria for earthquake resistant design BIS, India

4. IS 875 Code of practice for design loads BIS, India

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