Course Code CIVIL
Duration 4 years
COURSE TYPE Regular
Classes Monday - Friday
Min Qualification Plus 2
The Civil Engineering Department is the mother of all Engineering Branches. The department is aiming at the development of student community to face the future world with the latest technical knowledge through research, good leadership qualities, industry-institution interaction and spirit of competence.
The 4 years UG programme (BE Civil Engineering) was started in the year 2002 with an intake of 60 students with a total built-up area of 6425m2
“To produce eminent and efficient engineers who will influence directly or indirectly on the growth of the Nation”
♦ To enhance students with modern technology & current trends in the field of civil Engineering
♦ To encourage innovations among student
♦ To develop students Theoretically & Practically strong.
PEO 1: To prepare students for successful careers in Civil Engineering field that meets the needs of Indian and multinational companies.
PEO 2: To develop the confidence and ability among students to synthesize data and technical concepts and thereby apply it in real world problems.
PEO 3: To develop students to use modern techniques, skill and mathematical engineering tools for solving problems in Civil Engineering.
PEO 4: To provide students with a sound foundation in mathematical, scientific and engineering fundamentals necessary to formulate, solve and analyse engineering problems and to prepare them for graduate studies.
PEO 5: To promote students to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary projects and make them engage in life-long learning process throughout their professional life.
On successful completion of the programme,
PO1: Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering.
PO2: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.
PO3: Graduate will demonstrate an ability to design and conduct experiments, analyze and interpret data.
PO4: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to design a system, component or process as per needs and specifications.
PO5: Graduates will demonstrate an ability to visualize and work on laboratory and multidisciplinary tasks.
PO6: Graduate will demonstrate skills to use modern engineering tools, software and equipment to analyze problems.
PO7: Graduates will demonstrate knowledge of professional and ethical responsibilities.
PO8. Graduate will be able to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.
PO9: Graduate will show the understanding of impact of engineering solutions on the society and also will be aware of contemporary issues.
PO10: Graduate will develop confidence for self education and ability for life-long learning.
The Department is aiming at the development of student community to face the future world with the latest technical knowledge through research, good leadership qualities, industry-institution interaction and spirit of competence.
Following laboratories are established with facilities as per Anna University requirement and in addition conforming to the present needs with an investment of about Rs 100 lakhs.
♦ CADD centre
♦ Concrete and Highway Engineering laboratory
♦ Environmental Engineering laboratory
♦ Fluid Mechanics laboratory
♦ Fluid Machinery laboratory
♦ Soil Mechanics laboratory
♦ Strength of Materials laboratory
♦ Survey laboratory
Fluid mechanics Laboratory Equipments
•Pitot Tube Apparatus
•Venturimeter, Orifice meter
Fluid Machinery Laboratory Equipments
•Constant speed Centrifugal Pump-Test rig
•Series and parallel Centrifugal Pump-Test rig
•Reciprocating Pump-Test rig
•Gear oil Pump-Test rig
•Jet Pump-Test rig
•Pelton Wheel Turbine- Test rig
•Kaplan Turbine- Test rig
•Francis Turbine- Test rig
•Submersible Pump- Test rig
|Strength of Material Laboratory Equipments
•Digital Compression Testing Machine
•Vicker’s and Brinell Hardness Tester
•Deflection test set up for centre point load
•Deflection test set up for Maxwell’s
•Rockwell Hardness Tester
•Universal testing Machine
•Fatique Testing machine
•Universal wood Testing machine
•Universal Testing Machine
•Triaxial Testing Machine
•Direct shear Test
•Consolidation Test Apparatus
•UCC Testing machine
•Vane shear test
•CBR Testing Apparatus
Survey Laboratory Equipments
•Micro Optic Theodolite
Concrete and Highway laboratory Equipments
•Compression Testing Machine
•Flexural Testing machine
•Los Angels Abrasion testing Machine
•Cement autoclave Test
|Environmental Engineering Laboratory
• BOD Incubator
• COD Apparatus
• Digital Conductivity Meter
• Digital Ph meter
• Kjeldhal Digestion and Distillation
• UV-VIS Spectrophotometer
• Dot matrix &laser printer
• PC with licensed software
• LCD Projector
♦ All the computers (40 Nos.) in the CADD centre are attached to a server.
♦ The lab has uninterrupted power supply throughout the day.
♦ The students are given training in handling Civil Engineering software and other fruitful packages such as AUTOCAD, STAAD, STRAP, ER Mapper and Primavera.
|Total no of Text books and Reference books||1079|
|Total no of DESIGN project Reports||203|
|Total no of MAIN project Reports||197|
|Total no of Survey camp report||75|
|Total no of project Reports||312|
|Total no of Training Reports||137|
|Total no of Reference Journals||92|
|Dr. V.S.Tamilarasan. M.E, M.B.A., PhD||Associate Professor & HOD
|Dr. D. Thanagar M.E, PhD
|Mr. M.Muthu Kumar, M.E, (PhD)
|Mr. C.Chandra Sekar M.E
|Dr.J.Maheswaran,Principal||Smart Strength of Materials Lab||AICTE-MODROB scheme||2013-2014||Rs.13 lakh||Completed|
An amount of Rs 10000 was provided by the Institution of Engineers, India to second year M.E student Ms.M.Ummu Thahira in the year 2015 for the project ‘Bioengineered Concrete- a sustainable solution for cracks’ under the guidance of Dr.V.S.Tamilarasan.
Industry and Institution Interaction
The department of civil engineering has interaction with various departments of State and Central Government which include
♦ TWAD Board
♦ Highways Department
♦ Southern Railways
♦ Coastal Eneregen PVT LTD, Chennai.
♦ SRC Projects, Salem
♦ Deccan Construction Co, Tirunelveli.
♦ 3K Constructions, Tuticorin.
♦ DCW Pvt Ltd, Sahupuram
♦ Coramendal Constructions, Tuticorin.
♦ Chidambaram Builders,Tiruchendur.
♦ King of Kings Assembly & God, Nazareth.
♦ NS Enviro Engineers, Chennai
The department faculties and staffs are involved with consultancy works. The consultancy works undertaken are as follows.
Soil Engineering Laboratory:
♦ Standard penetration test (SPT)
♦ Index Properties such as Specific gravity, Atterberg limits (Liquid limits & Shrinkage limits), Sieve analysis (wet & dry)
♦ Permeability test
♦ Shear strength of soil, Direct shear, unconfined Compressive strength vane shear test.
♦ CBR TEST (Soaked & Unsoaked)
♦ Standard proctor & modified procter compaction test
♦ Testing on Coarse Aggregate such as Gradation, Specific gravity, Los angels abrasion, Flakiness elongation test, Bulk density
♦ Testing on Fine Aggregate such as Gradation, Specific gravity, Bulk density.
Highway Engineering Laboratory:
♦ Test on Bitumen such as Macs wall method of mix design,
♦ Design of wet mix macadam and water bound macadam.
♦ Design of salience bituminous concrete.
♦ Softening point test,.
♦ Ductility test.
♦ Bitumen Extraction test.
♦ Viscosity test.
Environmental Engineering Laboratory:
♦ Tests on water quality such as PH, COD analysis, BOD analysis, Suspended solids , Dissolved solids
♦ Turbidity test ,
♦ hardness test,
♦ nitrate content, chlorine content ,
♦ DO analysis.
Strength of Materials Laboratory:
♦ Tensile test of rods
♦ Compression test on Concrete Cube
♦ Compression test on Cement Cube
♦ Compression test on Bricks
♦ Water absorption on Bricks
♦ Flexural test on tiles
♦ Water absorption on tiles
♦ Tensile test on wires
The following are the details of activities conducted in the department
A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 11th April 2016
♦ One day workshop on ABAQUS software on 7th November 2015
♦ A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 24th April 2015
♦ Two day workshop on surveying and mapping on 9th and 10th January 2014
♦ A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 4th May 2013
♦ One day workshop on GIS & Remote sensing on 6th April 2013
♦ Two day workshop on Geological & Geotechnical Engineering sponsored by Ministry of Earth Sciences on 5th & 6th Jan 2012
♦ One day workshop on GIS & Remote sensing on 3rd March 2012
♦ A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on March 30th 2012
♦ A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 22nd April 2017
♦ One day workshop on Instrumentation and Testing methods in loading frames on 25th March 2017
♦ BUILDERS MEET – 2017 on 21st July 2017
♦ One day workshop on Applications of Modern surveying in Coastal Zone Management on 27th March 2018.
♦ A National conference on Modern Trends in Civil Engineering on 28th March 2018.
|Year||Name of the Student||Rank|
|2017||Jelina Ebenezer A||23|
|Year||Name of the Student||BEST OUTGOING / OUTSTANDING|
|2019-2020||Diviya R||Best Outstanding|
|2013||A.Shalini Raji||Best Outstanding|
|2012||T.Latha Chandran||Best Outstanding|
INDUSTRIAL VISIT DETAILS:
Every year the students would organize Industrial visits to various Industries in various fields of civil engineering to acquire practical knowledge.
Visited Industries and places include
- RMC plant, Thazhakudi.
- Shoba Classic & Shoba dew (Shoba Developers) at Chennai and Bangalore.
- Construction works at Hotel Rifaya at Kodaikanal & Railway over bridge constructions at Palanganatham, Madurai.
- ITPL constructions, Bangalore
- Thenmala Dam, Kollam District, Kerala
- Padmanathapuram Palace, Kanyakumari etc.
ACHIEVEMENTS IN EXTRA-CURRICULAR
- Ms.N.Thangam has been selected as Anna University Representative for the event Cross country in the year 2006-’07.
- Ms.N.Thangam has been selected and participated as Anna University Representative for the event National Level Cross country in the year 2008-’09 at Rohtak, Haryana.
- Mr. GANAPATHI SHANKAR.M has won 3rd place in the Anna University Zonal match for the event ball badminton in the year 2016-’17.
- Mr. PONRAJ.S has won 3rd place in the Anna University Zonal match for the event ball badminton in the year 2016-’17.
- Mr. THIRUMURUGA PONDHARMA RAJAN.T.R has won 2nd place in the Anna University Zonal match for the event tennis in the year 2016-’17.