Postgraduate Diploma Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Elective Courses



Compulsory Departmental Courses

CE 589 - Graduation Seminar
Master's students with thesis option are expected to give a presentation on his/her thesis work at least one semester prior to his/her thesis defense

CE 598 - Special Studies on Thesis Subject
Research methodologies. Review of background knowledge. Academic reading.

CE 599-2 - Thesis
Research methodologies. Requirement Analysis. Design. Progress Report.

CE 599-3 - Thesis
Research methodologies. Requirement Analysis. Design. Progress Report.

Elective Courses

CE 505 - Design of Dams
Introduction to soil and rock type, earth-fill dams, seepage through dams, rock-fill dams, rcc, arch dams, membrane-faced dams, design of grout curtain, spillways, diversion tunnels and slope stability of dams

CE 507 - Highway Materials and Mixture Design
Physical and chemical properties of asphalts. Tests on asphalts. Granular materials. Sieve analysis and specific gravity of coarse and fine aggregates. Marshall mix design method.

CE 508 - Computer Aided Highway Design
Introduction MicroStation CAD platform Introduction to InRoads platform Digital Terrain Model and Point Types Symbology and Feature Creation for DTM. Horizontal Alignment and Profile Extraction Vertical Alignment Typical Cross Sections Roadway Modeling Superelevation Final Evaluation of the course

CE 510 - Advanced Structural Steel Design
LRFD Design of Structural Steel Members, Built-Up Compression Members, Composite Flexural Members, Seismic Design

CE 516 - Geotechnical Site Characterization
Course covers the sub-surface investigation, SPT, CPT, DMT, VST, resistivity

CE 517 - Rock Mechanics
Stress and strain analysis; introductory elasticity; mechanical behaviour of rock and rock masses; rock testing; discontinuity deformation and slip; failure; in-situ state of stress; stresses around underground openings; rock mass classification; support design.

CE 519 - Advanced Structural Analysis
Introduction and Summary of Basic Concepts , Principle of Virtual Work , Force Method of Analysis , Displacement Method of Analysis , Special Techniques in Analysis of Structures with the Stiffness Method , Introduction to Finite Element Method

CE 521 - Applied Solid Mechanics
Analysis of Stress and Strain. Stress-Strain Relations. Plane Strain and Plane Stress problems. Yield and Failure criteria. Unsymmetrical bending of beams. Energy Methods . Buckling of columns. Plastic behavior of structural members.

CE 522 - Tunneling
Introduction to tunneling: art and engineering. Geological aspects of tunneling. Tunneling methods: soft ground, rock or adverse ground conditions. Ground treatment in tunneling. Stresses and displacements associated with excavation of tunnels. Design and support of tunnels. Application of Numerical analysis codes for tunneling.

CE 524 - Structural Systems
The classifications of structural systems. Loads acting on structural system, Structural requirements. Reinforced concrete structures. Steel structures. Masonry structures. Timber structures. Composite structures.

CE 527 - Earthquake Engineering
Seismic Ground Motion • Introduction to earthquakes, causes of earthquake,seismic waves, factors affecting earthquake motion at a site, prediction of motion at a site, recording and processing of earthquake ground motion Single degree of freedom systems (SDOFs) • Formulation of the equation of motion • Free vibration analysis • Earthquake response of linear systems • Time-step integration methods for linear-elastic systems • Seismic response spectra Multi-degree of freedom systems (MDOFs) • Modal properties

CE 529 - Irrigation and Drainage
Determination of irrigation module for the irrigation field , Determination of irrigation water discharge , Uniform flow in open canals , Uniform flow in pipeline , Open canal design , Pipe irrigation system design

CE 534 - Advanced Transportation Engineering
Safe Road Design Principles, Blackspot analysis, Safety Auditing on planned projects and on existing roads, The Conflict Technique.

CE 535 - Advanced Traffic Engineering
Speed, volume and density relationship. Measuring methods of basic traffic stream variables. Geometric Design for Traffic. Capacity and level of service analysis of expressways, divided and two lane highways. Accident analysis.

CE 542 - Advanced Materials of Construction
Mechanical and durability properties of construction materials, properties and microstructure of concrete in fresh and hardened state, microstructure, types and various aspects of steel, plastics and composites in construction, innovative materials of construction and the interaction of construction materials with the environment.

CE 543 - Advanced Concrete Materials
Cement, aggregates and admixtures for concrete, properties of concrete in fresh and hardened state, types and various aspects of concrete, durability characteristics of concrete, future of concrete studies and the interaction of concrete with the environment.

CE 550 - Prestressed Concrete
Introduction to prestressing, prestress losses, flexural analysis and design, composite construction, shear, torsion, deflections

CE 554 - Computer Applications in Geotechnical Engineering
Definition geotechnical problems, Preliminary studies and design consideration in geotechnic, FEM, Plaxis, Exercises and case studies are based on the Plaxis computer programs, Preparation of on geotechnical problems solving project by Plaxis.

CE 556 - Design and Construction of Tall Building Systems
Overview of design philosophy and selection of the structural systems for tall buildings; criteria and loadings; structural modeling and analysis; structural and foundation design; fire safety engineering; construction planning and management of tall building projects.

CE 567 - Computer Aided Analysis and Design in Structural Engineering
Introduction to Excel and Visual Basic, introduction to Excel and Visual Basic programming, programming in excel, design of reinforced concrete beams, design of reinforced concrete columns, deflection of reinforced concrete beams, design of steel beams, design of steel columns, introduction to SAP 2000, use of Excel and SAP 2000 simultaneously.

CE 599-1 - Thesis
Research methodologies. Requirement Analysis. Design. Progress Report.