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Building and Construction Engineering Department

Building and Engineering Management Branch


First Year
Hrs./week
Subject Units
Theo. Prac. Tut.
B.E.1101 Engineering Mechanics 3 - 1 6
B.E.1102 Mathematics (I) 3 - 1 6
B.E.1103 Building Materials Technology 2 1 - 5
B.E.1104 Engineering Drawing 1 3 - 5
B.E.1105 Engineering Geology 2 - - 4
B.E.1106 Principles of Computers 1 2 1 4
B.E.1107 Principles of Construction Management 1 - - 2
B.E.1108 Human Rights 1 - 1 2
B.E.1109 Workshops - 6 - 6
14 12 4
Total 40
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Theory: 3hrs./ Week


B.E. 1101 Engineering Mechanics
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week
Statics: 16
1- Introduction to scalar and vector quantities, forces, moments, couples.
2- Resultants of force systems. 16
3- Equilibrium: 16
Free-body diagrams, equilibrium of bodies by planar and three dimensional system of
forces with applications.
4- Friction: 10
Coefficient of friction, angle of friction, applications.
5- First and second moments of inertia: 20
Centroid, center of gravity and center of pressure, theorems or propositions of Pappus,
second moments of inertia, products of inertia of areas, polar moment of inertia, transfer of
coordinates.
Dynamics: 16
6- Kinematics-absolute motion:
Rectilinear motion, angular motion and absolute motion of particles using linear and polar
coordinates, absolute motion of a particle on a curve in one plane using normal and
tangential components.
7- Kinetics, force, mass, acceleration, Newton’s law of motion, equations of motion of a 16
particle (translation and rotation), reversed effective forces and couples.
8- Introduction to work and energy. 10

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Theory: 3hrs./ Week
B.E. 1102 Mathematics I
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week
1- Revision: 20
Trigonometry, graphs, coordinates, equations of straight line and circle, function domain,
range, inverse of a function, absolute value, limits, definition and theories, lim (sin φ) / φ,
infinity, differentiation and integration of algebraic function.
2- Determinants: definitions and properties, solution of a system of equations (Cramer’s 4
Rule).
3- Vectors: definitions and representations, vector components and the unit vector. 20
4- Transcendental function (trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, natural algorithmic, 12
exponential and power functions): definitions, properties, differentiation and integration
graphs.
5- Conic sections: (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola). 8
6- Hyperbolic functions: definitions, properties, derivatives and integrals. 8
7- Methods of integration: powers of trigonometric functions, integrals involving 24
a 2 − x 2 , a 2 + x 2 , x 2 − a 2 , integrals with ax2+bx+c, partial fraction, integration by
parts, the substitution u= tan x/2, further substitution, improper integral.
8- Application of definite integrals (areas, volumes, length of the curve and surface areas). 12
9- Complex numbers: definitions, Argand diagram, multiplication and division, De 8
Moivre’s theorem, roots.
10- Polar coordinates: graphs and plane area. 4

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Theory: 2hr./ Week
B.E. 1103 Building Materials Technology
Practical: 1hr./ Week
1-Structure of matter: 2
Atomic structure, types of bonding.
2- Mechanical properties of materials: 14
Stress, deformation, strain, Hooke’s law, general expression for strain, toughness, ductility,
and thermal properties.
3- Types of materials: 2
Metallic materials, non metallic materials and ceramic materials.
4-Tests: 10
Tensile, compressive, flexural, torsion, impact, hardness, creep and fatigue.
5- Metal: 8
Classification, composition, properties, uses, standard tests and specifications.
6- Bricks: 6
Classification, manufacture, properties of brick, durability, standard tests and
specifications.
7- Bonding materials: 6
Classification, chemical composition, manufacture, properties and uses of common
bonding materials, standard tests and specifications.
8- Timber: 8
Classification, properties, seasoning, types of defects, standard tests.
9-Plastics: properties and classifications, methods of manufacturing, moldings, plastic 4
binders, fields of application of plastics.
Laboratory Tests
1- Bricks: 4
Dimensions, efflorescence, water absorption, compressive strength.
2-Terrazo tiles: 4
Dimensions, water absorption, modulus of rupture.
3- Steel: 2
Tensile test, compressive test, modulus of elasticity.
4- Bonding materials- Gypsum: 10
Fineness, standard consistency, setting time, soundness, mechanical resistance, static
bending.
5- Timber: 10
Static bending, compression parallel and perpendicular to the fiber, tensile test, shear test.

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Theory: 1hr./ Week
B.E. 1104 Engineering Drawing
Practical: 3hr./ Week
1- Introduction: definition of engineering drawing, applications of engineering drawing in 4
industrial fields.
2- Graphic instruments and their use. 4
3- Arabic and Latin lettering. 4
4- Drawing of all types of lines. 8
5- Drawing of some simple types of decorations. 4
6- Drawing of ellipse using different methods. 4
7- Drawing of different tangents and curves. 4
8- Drawing scales. 4
9- Ortho graphic-drawing, projections. 8
10- Isometric drawing. 8
11- Free-hand drawing. 4
12- Projection by European method. 8
13- Determination of the third projection based on two known projections. 12
14- Isometric drawing based on three known projections. 12
15- Sections. 8
16- Drawing of plans for civil engineering applications. 8
17- Descriptive geometry. 16

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B.E. 1105 Engineering Geology Theory: 2hrs./ Week
1- Introduction: 4
Relationship between geology and civil engineering, earth structure (crust, mantle, core),
geological cycle.
2- Minerals and rocks: 6
-Minerals: formation, classification, crystal forms, identification.
-Rocks: classification, nature, texture, igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks,
natural rock cycle.
3- Soil: 4
Weathering, soil formation, classification, transported and residual soils, mineral
composition, soils of Iraq.
4- Structural geology: 4
Types of earth movements, basic definitions, folds, faults, joints, and their types.
5- Topographic and geological maps: 6
General concepts, importance, components, construction of each map, examples and
applications.
6- Physical and engineering properties of rocks: 4
- Physical properties of rocks (density, porosity, void ratio, dry and saturated unit weight),
multimineral rocks. Mathematical examples and applications.
- Mechanical properties: Rock deformation, elastic moduli, mechanical properties of rocks
(compressive, tensile, and shear strength), earth stresses. Mathematical examples and
applications.
7- Surface water and river geologic work: 4
Water movement, discharge and other hydraulic parameters with their mathematical
determination, river geologic work (erosion, transportation and deposition), types of river
deposits. Mathematical examples and applications.
8- Ground water: 6
Sources, permeability and porosity, effects of rock types, vertical distribution of ground
water, types of aquifers, (confined and unconfined), Darcy's law, case study for unconfined
aquifers, ground water movement effect of geological structures on ground water, springs
and their types, hydrogeology of Iraq. Mathematical examples and applications.
9- Site investigations: 6
Fundamental concepts, stages of site investigations. Geophysical methods (electric,
seismic, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), electromagnetic, gravity, magnetic) with their
applications and uses in civil engineering. Mathematical examples and applications.
10- Geological problems related to civil engineering: 6
Soil creep, landslides, rock avalanches, erosion, deposition, their causes and effects, effect
of ground water, applications and engineering solutions.
11- Effects of geological structures on structural projects: 6
joints, folds, and faults, applications.
12- Other phenomena: 4
Volcanoes and earthquakes, their effects and predictions.

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Theory: 1 hr./ Week
B.E. 1106 Principles of Computers Practical: 2 hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- Computer definition: (Computer generation, computer components, numerical systems, 5
algorithms and charts).
2- File, definition, types and names, operating system (MS-DOS): explain, internal and 4
external commands.
3- Introduction to WINDOWS, Desktop, using the mouse, My Computer, closing any open 4
window, temporary closing.
4- Zooming any window, creating new folder, select folder, find folder or file, copying 3
from any folder to another, delete files or folders.
5- Quick basic programming. 4
6- Introduction to AutoCAD: 2
Definition of the AutoCAD graphics window and the way of determining point through
window, explain the commands.
7- Limits, Status, Zoom, Pan, Snap, Grid, Osnap, Ortho. 4
8- Line, Rectangle, Circle, Arc. 3
9- Examination. 1

B.E. 1107 Principles of Construction Management Theory: 1hr./ Week


1- General introduction to construction management. 2
2- Basic elements of management. 2
3- Planning of engineering projects. 3
4- Organizing engineering works. 2
5- Directing for project management. 2
6- Monitoring and control of construction works. 2
7- Computer applications for construction management. 2
8- Parties participating in construction and engineering projects. 2
9- Quantity surveying and documents for the implementation of construction works. 3
10- Methods of implementing works, the contract, direct implementation, departmental 3
implementation.
11- Technical specification and contractual conditions. 3
12- Financing and payments for construction projects. 2
13- Works studies, technical & economical studies. 2

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Theory: 1hr./ Week
B.E. 1108 Human Rights
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week
1-Human rights in ancient civilizations, concentrating on Mesopotamian civilization. 6
2- Human rights in monotheistic religions, concentrating on Islam. 3
3- Human rights in the Middle Ages; including different sects & schools of political 3
thought.
4- Human rights in modern history. 3
5- International recognition of human rights after the first world war, including the league 3
of Nations & the United Nations.
6- Local acknowledgement of human rights: 1950 European human rights agreement; etc. 3
7- NGO's (Amnesty international, Human Rights Watch; Red cross &Red Crescent, etc.) 3
8- Human rights in Iraqi Constitutions: intentions &applications 3
9- Relationships between human rights & personal liberty. 3
10- International human rights declaration & international agreements. 3
11- Human rights in local & national constitutions. 3
12- Types of human rights provisions & their interrelationships. 3
13- Personal & Societal human rights. 3
14- Economic, social, cultural, civil, and political human rights. 3
15- Modern human rights including: development, clean environment, cooperation. Human 3
rights in Islam, etc.
16- Human rights are indivisible. 3
17- Guarantees and respect of human rights. 3
18- Respect of human rights nationally including: Constitution & applications in law, press 3
freedom, role of NGO's, etc.
19- Respect for human rights internationally including: role of the United Nations and its 3
organizations and local organizations (Arab League, European Union, African Union,
organization of American states, ASEAN, etc.) NGO's roles, etc.

B.E. 1109 Workshops Practical: 6 hrs./ Week


The workshop training program is designed to satisfy the following objectives:
• Teaching safety rules and regulations on-site in an industrial environment.
• Proper use of working tools, instruments, and machines.
• Introducing basic workshop practices, production, labor, and time-requirements of workshop
operations.
The students are introduced to training programs in nine workshops: electrical, welding, forging,
fitting, turning and milling, carpentry, plumbing, auto-mechanics, and casting.
The student is to spend 18 hours of training in every workshop.

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Building and Construction Engineering Department
Building and Engineering Management Branch
Second Year
Hrs./week
Subject Units
Theo. Prac. Tut.
B.E.1201 Strength of Materials 3 - 1 6
B.E.1202 Mathematics (II) 3 - 1 6
B.E.1203 Concrete Technology 2 2 - 6
B.E.1204 Engineering Surveying 2 2 - 6
B.E.1205 Fluid Mechanics 2 1 1 5
B.E.1206 Building Construction 2 - 1 4
B.E.1207 Computer Programming 1 2 - 4
B.E.1208 Engineering Statistics 1 - 1 2
B.E.1209 General Freedoms 1 - 1 2
17 7 6
Total 41
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Theory: 3 hrs./ Week


B.E. 1201 Strength of Materials
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- Analysis of deformable bodies: 12
a) Forces & equilibrium requirements.
b) Deformation & compatibility conditions.
c) Load-deformation relationships.
d) Introduction to statically determinate and statically indeterminate systems.
2- Axial force , shear and bending moments: 12
a) Loading and deformation.
b) Loading systems and their resultants.
c) Shear forces and bending moments by section method.
d) Axial force, shear and bending moment diagrams; a direct approach.
e) Differential equations of equilibrium and applications.
3- Stress and axial loads: 21
a) Definition of stress.
b) Axial stresses and temperature effects.
c) Bending stresses in beams.
d) Bending stresses in compound sections.
e) Bending in nonsymmetrical beams.
f) Shear stresses.
g) Shear center.
4- Torsion: 9
a) Torsion for solid-circular sections.
b) General application of torsion-torque diagram.
c) Strain energy in torsion.
d) Torsion for solid non-circular sections.
e) Torsion for thin tube sections.
5- Shells: Thin walled vessels. 3
6- Transformation of stress and strain: 21
a) Plane stress.
b) Stress axis transformation- Mohr circle.
c) Strain axis transformation.
7- Deflection of beams: 12
a) The governing differential equation for deflection of elastic beam (limited conditions).
b) Direct integration method.
c) Moment area method.

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Theory: 3 hrs./ Week
B.E. 1202 Mathematics II
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- Partial differentiation: 18
a) Functions of two or more variables.
b) Directional derivative.
c) Chain rule for partial derivatives.
d) Total differential.
e) Maxima, minima, and saddle points.
f) Higher order derivatives.
2- Differential equations: 15
a) First order; separable, homogeneous, linear & exact.
b) Second order equations reducible to first order.
c) Linear second order homogeneous equations with constant coefficients.
d) Linear second order nonhomogeneous equations with constant coefficients: variation of
parameters, and undetermined coefficients method.
e) Higher order linear equations with constant coefficients.
3- Vector analysis: 12
a) Equations: lines, line segments and planes in space.
b) Vector products.
c) Velocity & acceleration.
d) Curvature, torsion, & the TNB frame.
4- Complex numbers & functions: 12
a) Complex numbers.
b) Complex functions.
c) Derivatives.
d) The Cauchy-Riemann equations.
e) Complex series.
f) Elementary functions.
5- Multiple integrals: 12
a) Double integrals.
b) Area by double integrals.
c) Area, moments and centers of mass.
d) Double integrals in polar form.
e) Triple integrals.
f) Green’s theorem & Stoke’s theorem.
6- Matrices: 9
a) Matrix addition & multiplication.
b) Inverses of square matrices.
c) Eigen vectors & Eigen values.
7- Infinite series: 9
a) Definitions.
b) Geometric series.
c) Series tests.
d) Series with nonnegative terms.
e) Power series.
8- Polar, cylindrical, & spherical coordinates. 3

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Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
B.E. 1203 Concrete Technology
Practical: 2 hrs./ Week
1- Cement: 8
Manufacturing, Chemical composition, hydration of cement, properties of cement, effect
cement compound on its properties, types of cement.
2- Aggregate: 6
General classification, sampling, properties and tests of aggregate, bulking of sand,
deleterious substances in aggregate, soundness of aggregate, sieve analysis, grading curves
and requirements, practical grading, maximum size of aggregate.
3- Fresh concrete: 4
Consistency, workability and factors affecting workability, methods of workability test,
segregation and bleeding, mixing, compaction, concreting in hot weather, ready mixed
concrete, pumped concrete.
4- Strength of concrete: 6
Types of strength, factors affecting strength, curing of concrete, bond strength between
concrete and steel reinforcement.
5- Concrete mix design: 12
Basic considerations, British method of mix design, American method of mix design, design
of special concrete.
6- Durability of concrete: 6
Permeability of concrete, resistance of concrete to sulfate and acid attacks, effects of frost
on fresh and hardened concrete, corrosion of reinforcement.
7- Elasticity, shrinkage, and creep: 4
Modulus of elasticity and factors affecting it, shrinkage and factors affecting it, creep and
factors affecting it.
8- Admixtures: 4
Types of admixtures, uses of admixtures.
9- Introduction to new types of concrete: 10
Light weight concrete, high performance and high strength concrete, fiber reinforced
concrete, self compacted concrete, any other new types.
Laboratory tests
1- Cement:
- Consistency, initial and final setting times tests. 4
- Soundness test, compressive strength test. 4
2- Aggregate:
- Sampling and density test. 4
- Specific gravity and absorption tests. 4
- Shape and surface texture test. 4
- Sieve analysis of fine and coarse aggregates. 4
3- Fresh concrete:
- Slump test and casting cubes of different sizes. 4
- Compaction factor test and casting cylinders of different sizes.. 4
- V-B time test and casting prisms of different sizes. 4
- Samples tests (cubes, cylinders, prisms). 4
- Test for effect of aggregate conditions on workability of fresh concrete. 4
4- Design of concrete mixes:
- Making trial mixes designed by British method. 4
- Making trial mixes designed by American method. 4
5- Admixtures:
Tests for the effect of superplasticizers and other new admixtures on properties of fresh and 8
hardened concrete.

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Theory: 2hrs./ Week
B.E. 1204 Engineering Surveying
Practical: 2hrs./ Week
1- General concepts of surveying: 4
- General definition of surveying, basic principles of surveying, types of surveying.
- Basic principles and steps of surveying and setting out of constructions.
2- Measurements and errors: 2
- Types of measurements, units of measurements, scale.
- Errors; types of errors, sources of errors, mistakes, precision and accuracy.
3- Adjustment of measurements: 6
- Most probable value and the standard error for direct measurements.
- Most probable value and the standard error for indirect measurements; law of error
propagation, weight of measurements.
- Basic principles of the least squares method, adjustment of one indirect measurement by
the least square method.
4- Linear measurements: 2
Taping methods; systematic error in taping, measuring obstructed distances, other uses of
tape.
5- Leveling: 8
- Direct leveling; level, basic parts and principles.
- Direct differential leveling; systematic errors, field procedure, types of differential
leveling.
- Adjustment of differential leveling by the least squares method.
- Direct profile leveling; field procedure, adjustment of profile leveling, computation of cut
and fill.
6- Midterm exam. 2
7- Angles and directions: 2
- Angles; types of angles, types of horizontal angles.
- Directions; direction of a line, meridian, azimuth, bearing.
8- Angles measuring instruments: 6
- Basic parts and principles, optical-reading theodolites, digital theodolite, total station.
- Measuring horizontal angles; repetition method, direct method.
- Measuring vertical angles, double centering, First term exam.
9- Traversing: 6
- Introduction; methods of control survey, accuracy standards and specifications, basic
concept of traversing, types of traverses.
- Field procedure of traversing; measuring the length of traverse sides; using tape, using
EDM or total station, measuring the horizontal angle of the traverse; traversing by angle to
the right, traversing by deflection angles.
- Computation of horizontal coordinates of the traverse stations.
- Adjustment of horizontal coordinates of the traverse stations.
10- Midterm exam. 2
11- Areas: 2
Methods of measuring area, area by coordinators method, area by trapezoidal rule, area by
Simpson's rule, area by planimeter.

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Theory: 2hrs./ Week
B.E. 1204 Engineering Surveying (Continued)
Practical: 2hrs./ Week
12- Topographic surveying: 8
Basic concept of topographic surveying
- Contour lines; contour interval, representation of earth topography by contour map.
- Characteristics of contour lines.
- Basic methods for contouring; direct method, indirect methods, grid method, irregular
method.
- Locating topographic details by radiation methods (radial traversing, trigonometric
leveling); radiation by total station, radiation by stadia method, radiation by tangential
method.
- Radiation using theodolite and substance bar.
- Topographic surveying by GPS.
13- Volume of earthwork: 6
- Fields of application in civil engineering; routs survey, land leveling, borrow-pit,
construction of pipelines.
- Volumes using cross-sections; types of cross-sections, area of cross-sections, volume by
end-area method, volume by prizimoidal method.
- Volumes using the grid method (borrow-pit).
- Land leveling; land leveling for construction project, agricultural Land leveling.
14- Horizontal curves: 4
- Introduction, types of horizontal curves, types of circular curves, simple circular curves;
degree of the curve, basic elements of simple circular curve.
- Circular curve formulas.
- Circular curve stationing.
- Field procedure of circular curve layout by deflection angles using total station or
(theodolite and tape).
15- Vertical curves: 4
- Basic concept and uses of vertical curves.
- Equal-tangent vertical parabolic curve; equation of the curve, location and elevation of
high or low point on the curve, staking a vertical parabolic curve.
- Computation for an unequal-tangent vertical curve.
- Second term exam.
Experiments
1- Basic principles of surveying and setting out of constructions; determination the location 2
of a point.
2- Basic principles of surveying and setting out of constructions; establishing the location 2
of a point.
3- Measuring obstructed distance using tape. 2
4- Level; basic parts and principles, setting up, reading level rods. 2
5- Differential leveling using level; starting and closing at the same benchmark. 2
6- Differential leveling using level; starting from a benchmark and closing at another one. 2
7- Profile leveling using level. 2
8- Theodolite/ total station. 2
9- Basic parts and principles, setting up, measurements of H.C.R. and V.C.R. 2
10- Measuring horizontal angles; repetition method. 2
11- Measuring horizontal angles; direct method. 2
12- Mid term exam 2
13- Measuring horizontal angles; closing the horizon. 2
14- Measuring vertical angles. 2
15- Trigonometric leveling. 2
16- First term exam. 2

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Experiments (Continued)
17- Traversing with total station (or theodolite and tape) by measuring angle to the right; 2
traverse start and close at the same horizontal control point.
18- Traversing with total station (or theodolite and tape) by measuring angle to the right; 2
traverse start at control point and close at another horizontal control point.
19- Traversing with total station (or theodolite and tape) by measuring deflection angles 2
20- Mid term exam. 2
21- Measurement of area from map; by planimeter, trapezoidal rule and coordinate method, 2
Simpson rule, and coordinate method.
22- Measurement of area from map; by planimeter. 2
23- Measurement of area, trapezoidal rule and coordinate method, Simpson rule, and 2
coordinate method.
24- Locating topographic details by radiation methods (radial traversing, trigonometric 2
leveling); radiation by total station, radiation by stadia method, radiation by tangential
method.
25- Radiation using theodolite and substance bar. 2
26- Staking out a building using total station (or theodolite and tape). 2
27- Setting out of horizontal curves by deflection angles using total station (or theodolite 2
and tape).
28- Setting out of horizontal curves by deflection angles using total station (or theodolite 2
and tape).
29- Staking vertical curves using level. 2
30- Second term exam. 2

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Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
B.E. 1205 Fluid Mechanics Practical: 1 hr./ Week
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- Introduction: 8
History, properties of fluids, units, mass density, weight density, relative density, specific
volume, compressibility, elasticity, viscosity, surface tension, capillarity, and vapor
pressure.
2- Fluid statics: 8
Pressure-density-height relationship, absolute & gauge pressures, manometers, forces on
submerged surfaces, applications.
3- Kinematics of fluid motion: 8
Steady & unsteady flow, streamlines, uniform & nonuniform flow, velocity & acceleration.
4- Basic laws: 12
Continuity equation, energy equation, Euler equation, Bernoulli equation, energy line,
hydraulic grade line, pumps & turbines, conservation of momentum law, impulse,
momentum equations, pipe bends, applications.
5- Flow of real fluid: 8
Laminar & turbulent flow, fluid flow past solid boundaries, velocity distribution & its
significance, shear stress in laminar & turbulent flow, resistance force & energy dissipation,
flow establishment of boundary layers, laminar & turbulent boundary layers, applications.
6- Flow in pipes: 8
Flow in pipes, steady uniform flow in pipes, experimental results about friction coefficient,
laminar flow in pipe, turbulent flow in pipe, turbulent flow in smooth & rough pipes, flow
in commercial pipes, head losses in noncircular pipes, minor losses, divided flow, multiple
pipes, applications.
7- Open channel flow: 8
Definitions of flow in open channels, steady uniform flow, optimum section, specific
energy, critical depth, specific energy in nonrectangular channels, design of sections,
stability theory.
Experiments
1- Calibration of gauge pressure. 3
2- Pressure on submerged surface. 3
3- Discharge through orifice. 3
4- Discharge over weirs. 3
5- Flow though Venturi meters. 3
6- Head losses in pipes. 3
7- Jet impact. 3
8- Reynold’s number in pipes. 3
9- Pitot tube test. 3
10- Hydraulic jump 3

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Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
B.E. 1206 Building Construction
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- Introduction to development of building construction. 2
2- Methods of load bearing in buildings: Load bearing buildings, frame buildings. 2
3- Brickworks: Types of bricks, stages of construction by bricks, brick walls, bonding, 4
pointing.
4- Stoneworks: Types of stones used in construction, type of stone walls, other uses of 4
stone in construction, bonding, pointing.
5- Blockworks (lightweight and cellular blocks): 4
Types of blocks used in building, type of block walls, other uses of blocks in building,
bonding, pointing.
6- Binding materials: Types and uses of binding materials. 4
7- Foundations and piles: Types of foundations, piles and their types. 12
8- Floors and roofs: Types, their materials, methods used in building, water and damp 4
preventing.
9- Finishing works: Types of finishing materials, finishing methods, covering of false 4
ceiling.
10- Stairs: Types, contents, finishing methods. 4
11- Doors and windows: Types of doors and windows according to their uses, materials, 4
and fixing methods.
12- Building joints: Types of joints, finishing methods. 4
13- Damp-preventing materials: Types of materials, and methods of their uses in buildings. 4
14 Introduction to steel frames and buildings. 4

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Theory: 1 hr./ Week
B.E. 1207 Computer Programming
Practical: 2 hrs./ Week
Microsoft Office
1- Microsoft Word. 3
2- Microsoft Excel. 3
3- Microsoft Power Point. 2
Visual Basic language
4- Introduction to Visual Basic language. 1
5- Forms: Control tools, name selection of the control tools. 1
6- Explorer project, properties, events. 1
7- Project, save project, applications. 1
8- Files and projects, exercises. 1
9- Menus, their building and writing the code. 1
10- Dialogue box, message box, file dialogue box, line dialogue box, color dialogue box, 1
printer dialogue box.
11- Main object for visual box statements, data, static data, numerical character, variables, 1
direct certainty statement.
12- General formula of notification, notification of statics mathematical and logical 1
procedure.
13- Additional procedure on character chain, notice statement by using the quick window, 1
printing and simple statement for words.
14- Control statement for decisions: 1
(IF-------THEN) statement, (IF---------THEN) statement multilines.
15- (IF-----THEN-----ELSE) statement, (IF-----THEN-----ELSE) multiple and similar 1
statement.
16- (CASE) statement, (SWITCH) function, (IFF) function, (CHOOSE) function. 1
17- Looping statement (FOR-----NEXT). 1
18- Looping statement (DO-----WHILE-----LOOP). 1
Looping statement (DO-----LOOP-----WHILE).
19- (NESTED LOOP) statement. 1
20- Matrix definition, notification matrix statement. 4
21- Files, special statements of the sequence files. 1
22- Construction new database, deals with database, add and delete list data. 1

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Theory: 1hr./ Week
B.E. 1208 Engineering Statistics
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week
1- Definitions and fundamentals: 2
Definition of statistics, importance of statistics, types of statistics, basic definition,
population, sample, random sample, …..etc.
2- Frequency distributions: 4
Raw data, class interval and class limits, histogram and polygon, relative and cumulative
frequencies, applications.
3- Measure of central location: 3
Mean, median, mode, midrange, comparison for the measurement of central tendency.
4- Measure of variation and dispersion: 3
Measure of variation, range, mean deviation, the variance and standard deviation,
coefficient of variation, measure of skewness and peakedness, application.
5- Probability theory: 3
Relative frequency Venn diagram, intersection, union, conditional probability, independent
events, mutually exclusive events, mathematical expectation, permutations and
combinations, applications.
6- Distributions: 4
Discrete distribution; binomial distribution and Poisson distribution, continuous
distribution; normal distribution, chi-square distribution, applications.
7- Sampling theory: 3
Sampling methods, sampling distributions, and sampling distribution of means, differences
and sums, applications.
8- Estimation theory: 3
Estimation and estimator, efficiency, sufficiency and consistency, confidence level in
estimation, confidence level for means, proportions, sums and differences, choice of
sample size, applications.
9- Statistical decision theory: 2
Test of hypothesis and significance, statistical hypothesis, statistical errors for the regions
of rejection and acceptance, tests.
10- Regression and correlation: 3
Choice of curves, least square methods, correlation, applications.

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Theory: 1hr./ Week
B.E. 1209 General Freedoms
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week
1- Origins of civil rights and freedom, including: legislation for civil rights, understanding 3
civil rights, philosophy of civil rights, economical conception of civil rights, etc.
2- Legal basis for the rule of law, including: influence of the constitution on the legality 3
and guarantee of civil rights, civil rights laws & their application, organization by authority
& their behaviour during state of emergency, etc.
3- General Freedoms guarantees, including legal action, study of French legal system, basic 3
principles of civil rights, etc.
4- Equality, including historical development of equality, gendre equality, equality of creed 2
& race, etc.
5- Basic Freedoms, individual civil rights, freedom of culture & thought, economic 1
freedom in society, etc.
6- Basic civil rights, including security of society & individual, refusal to accept retroactive 4
laws, individual rights before & after the French revolution and in an empire, Algerian
struggle for freedom, etc.
7- Freedom of movement of people. 1
8- Freedom of thought, including freedom of opinion &belief, separation between state & 6
religious establishment, freedom of the press, freedom of organization, freedom of public
demonstration, historical development, etc.
9- Freedom of labour, etc. 1
10- Freedom of owning property, capitalistic & socialist understanding of ownership. 2
11- Freedom of trade and industry including constitutional requirements, commercial 2
freedom, etc.
12- Other Freedoms including, forming political parties, third world application of civil 2
rights, advances in scientific& technical aspects of civil rights.

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Building and Construction Engineering Department
Building and Engineering Management Branch
Third Year
Hrs./week
Subject Units
Theo. Prac. Tut.
B.E.1301 Soil Mechanics 3 1 1 7
B.E.1302 Engineering Analysis and Numerical Methods 3 - 1 6
B.E.1303 Remote Sensing and GIS 2 2 - 6
B.E.1304 Planning and Management Systems 2 1 1 5
B.E.1305 Highway Engineering 2 1 - 5
B.E.1306 Management and Construction Equipment 2 - 1 4
B.E.1307 Quality Control of Construction Operations 2 - - 4
B.E.1308 Theory of Structures 2 - 1 4
B.E.1309 Sanitary Engineering 2 - 1 4
20 5 6
Total 45
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Theory: 3hrs./ Week


B.E. 1301 Soil Mechanics Tutorial: 1hr. / Week
Practical: 1hr. / Week
1- Geotechnical Properties: 15
Formation of natural sedimentation, Grain size distribution, Clay minerals, Soil
Classification, Weight-volume relationship, Soil compaction.
2- Hydraulic Properties: 3
Permeability field and lab.
3- Steady state Flow: 15
One and two-dimensional flow, flow net, piping or boiling.
4- Principles of effective stress: 12
Total stress, effective stress, pore water pressure.
5- Distribution of external stresses. 6
6- Consolidation theory and settlement: 18
Terzagi theory and assumptions, consolidation test, consolidation analysis.
7- Shear strength of soils: 15
Mohr-Coulomb theory, laboratory tests, direct shear test, triaxial test, coefficient of pore
water pressure.
8- Lateral earth pressure. 6
Laboratory Tests
1- Water content. 8- Permeability test.
2- Atterberg limits. 9- Unconfined shear test.
3- Specific gravity. 10- Direct shear test.
4- Sieve analysis. 11- Axial shear test.
5- Hydrometer analysis. 12- Triaxial shear test.
6- Compaction test. 13- Consolidation test.
7- Field density test. 14- California Bearing Ratio test.

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Theory: 3hrs./ Week
B.E. 1302 Engineering Analysis and Numerical Methods
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week
Engineering Analysis
1- Ordinary differential equations- applications: 9
1-1 Applications of first order differential equations.
1-1-1 Salt concentration in tanks.
1-1-2 Discharge through orifices.
1-2 Applications of second and higher order differential equations.
1-2-1 Mechanical vibration.
1-2-2 Elastic stability.
1-2-3 Newton’s 2nd law of motion.
2- Simultaneous linear differential equations. 9
2-1 Cramer’s rule.
2-2 Applications.
2-2-1 Salt concentration in tanks.
2-2-2 Mechanical vibration- stiffness formulation.
2-2-3 Frequency of structures by the energy conservation law.
3- Second & higher order linear differential equations with no constant coefficients. 6
3-1 Euler method or (Z=ln x) method.
3-2 Power series (Frobenous method).
4- Fourier series: 6
4-1 Periodic functions & Fourier coefficients.
4-2 Even & odd functions.
4-3 Half range expansion.
5- Partial differential equations: 9
5-1 Separation of variables method.
5-2 Applications:
5-2-1 Heat equations.
5-2-2 D’Alembert solution of the wave equation.
5-2-3 Laplace equation.
6- Matrices: 9
6-1 Review.
6-2 Solution of linear ordinary differential equations.
6-2-1 Row transformation method (matrix inversion).
6-2-2 Gauss elimination.
6-2-3 Gauss-Jordan method.
6-2-4 Gauss-Siedel method.
6-2-5 Cholesky’s method or L-U method.
6-2-6 Eigen values & Eigen vectors.
Numerical Methods
7- Introduction to numerical methods: 6
7-1 Difference table.
7-2 Differences & divided differences.
8- Linear interpolation: 6
8-1 Newton-Gregory interpolation polynomial.
8-2 Newton-Divided difference formula.
8-3 Lagrange interpolating polynomial.
9- Numerical integration: 6
9-1 Trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules.
9-2 Gaussian quadrature.
10- Solution of non-linear equations: 6
10-1 Newton-Raphson method.
10-2 Indeterminate coefficients.
10-3 Indeterminate weights.
11- Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations (initial value problems): 9
11-1 Taylor series.
11-2 Euler method.
11-3 Modified Euler method.
11-4 Runge-Kutta method-4th order.
12- Finite differences- boundary value problems. 9

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Theory: 2hr./ Week
B.E. 1303 Remote Sensing and GIS
Practical: 2hr./ Week
1- Concept of Remote Sensing. 2
2- Sources of Energy, Fundamental Properties of Electromagnetic Radiation, Photo. 2
Properties, Aerial Survey Sources.
3- Aerial survey Eng., applications, type of photographs, different between vertical aerial 2
photographs & maps, Indications on aerial photographs.
4- Vertical aerial photograph, Eng. Relations for vertical aerial photograph photographic 2
coordinate system, scale of vertical aerial photographs.
5- Ground coordinates from a vertical photograph, relief displacement on a vertical 2
photograph, flying height of a vertical photograph.
6- Parallax equations (Relations between parallax & point height), flight design. 2
7- An Ideal Remote Sensing System, Elementary Air Survey, Characteristics of film and 2
lens, Characteristics of sensor platforms.
8- Black& White film, Color film, Infrared film, Film Exposure, Exposure Curves, 2
Resolutions types, Ground Resolutions.
9- Optical system analysis، Radiance Properties for Aerial Photographs & Image 2
Characteristics.
10- Thermal graphic (Thermal Imaging(, Heat Transfer, Blackbody Radiation, Total 2
Radiant Existence, Radiation From Real Materials.
11- Interaction Mechanisms within the Atmosphere, Interaction Of Thermal Radiation 2
With Terrain Elements.
12- Thermal Energy Detectors, Thermal Radiometers, Thermal Scanners, Geometric 2
Characteristics Of Thermal Scanner Imagery.
13- The Multi band Camera (or the Multi-spectral Frame Camera System), MSS Operation 2
and Design Considerations.
14- Micro Wave Sensing. 2
15- Imaging Radar systems, Operation of Side Looking Airborne Radar, Image 2
Characteristics, Imaging Radar Properties.
16- Passive Microwave Elements, Passive Microwave Sensors. 2
17- Remote Sensing From the Space. 2
18- A History of Remote sensing from the space, Satellite characteristics around the earth. 2
19- Interpretation satellite Image. 2
20- Platform and systems for Acquisition images, Meteorological satellites. 2
21- Digital Image Processing. 2
22- Initial Processing for Digital Data, Image processing system, Image structural. 2
23- Image Enhancement, Image Rectification & Restoration. 2
24- Instruments and equipments for Image Processing, extraction Data. 2
25- Using Remote Sensing Techniques in Road Eng. By evaluation for highway 2
Alignment.
26- Using Remote Sensing Techniques in environment Eng. And environment analysis and 2
estimation Pollution Problems.
27- Using Remote Sensing Techniques in Resources Management and Hydrologic 2
application.
28- Remote sensing applications. 1
29- Climate analysis, cartographic, Cities analysis, Urban Planning. 1
30- Agriculture analysis, Forests. 1
31- Introduction in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and applications. 1
32- Introduction in Global Position System (GPS) and applications. 1
33- Ground Penetration Radar (GPR) and its applications. 1

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Theory: 2hr./ Week
B.E. 1303 Remote Sensing and GIS
Practical: 2hr./ Week
Computer Applications
1- Definition & Components of GIS, Arc GIS, Overview of Arc GIS (Arc Map, Arc 2
Catalog, Arc Toolbox).
2- Maps & Categories, Fundamentals of Arc Map, Image viewer, Layers, data 2
frames, displaying data.
3- Map Projection & Categories. 2
4- Table of Content, Subset Image. 2
5- Size & Shape of Earth, Scale of Map. 2
6- Managing Layers in Arc Map. 2
7- Coordinates System. 2
8- Query (Identify & find), Analyze (Proximity, Overlay, Network), Hyperlink. 4
9- Polynomial Rectification. 2
10- Arc Catalog applications. 2
11- Maps Creation (Shape File). 2
12- Maps Creation, Geo Data Base (GDB). 2
13- Data base Creation & Managing with Table. 2
14- Graphs Creation, Reports. 2
15- Layout, Grids 2
16- Digital Image, preprocessing. 2
17- ERDAS imagine, Viewer, displaying Image. 2
18- Subset Image, Export & Import. 2
19- Enhancement (Spatial, Radiometric, Spectral). 2
20- Spatial Enhancement (Resolution Merge). 2
21- Image Enhancement & Filters. 2
22- Unsupervised Classification. 2
24- Supervised Classification. 2
25- Accuracy Assessment. 2
26- Layer Stack. 2
27- Global positioning System (GPS). 4
28- Ground Penetration Radar (GPR). 4

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Theory: 2hrs./ Week
B.E. 1304 Planning and Management Systems Tutorial: 1hr./ Week
Practical: 1hr./ Week
1- The system approach to engineering problems: 4
The nature of engineering problems, defining and solving problems, application examples.
5- Linear modeling and analysis of systems: 8
Network systems in engineering, graphical modeling of engineering systems, linear graph
analysis
3-Decision making: 8
Elements of decision problems, the decision model, Fundamentals of, probability, decision
based on expected value.
4-Simulation: 4
Simulation concepts, simulation models, applications in simulation problems.
5- Linear programming: 4
The optimization process, goals, objectives, and criteria, Simplex method, Big M Method
optimization
6- Dynamic Programming 8
7-Organizational structures: 8
Principles of organizing, design and developing organizational structure.
8-Planning and systems: 8
Planning technique, system feasibility.
9- Project management: 8
Project management, decision sequences.

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week


B.E. 1305 Highway Engineering
Practical:1 hr./ Week
1- Transportation planning, traffic engineering. 6
2- Route location of highways. 6
3- Surveys and costs. 4
4- Geometric design of highways, cross sections, horizontal alignment, vertical alignment. 10
5- Asphalt materials, pavement construction materials, types, tests, design of asphalt 6
concrete mixes.
6- Pavement design: flexible pavement, rigid pavement. 16
7- Surface drainage and under surface drainage. 4
8- Pavement maintenance. 8
Laboratory Tests
1- Mortar tests:
Penetration, ductility, softening point, loss on heating, flash point.
2- Aggregate tests.
3- California Bearing Ratio (C.B.R.) test.
4- Marshall test.

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Theory: 2hrs./ Week
B.E. 1306 Management of Construction Equipment
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week
1- Job planning and management. 2
2- Factors affecting the selection of construction equipment. 2
3- The cost of owning and operating construction equipment. 4
4- Maintenance and repair cost. 4
5- Downtime and obsolescence costs. 4
6- Economical life and replacement. 4
7- Engineering fundamentals. 2
8- Tractors, scrapers, excavating equipment. 4
9- Types of piles and pile-driving equipment. 4
10- Forms for concrete structures. 4
11- Designing of forms. 4
12- Concrete and transit-mixer and belt-conveyor systems. 4
13- Soil stabilization and compaction. 4
14- Pumping equipment, classification of pumps. 2
15- Applying the theory of queues to determine the most economical number of hauling 4
units.
16- Accident prevention in the construction industry. 2
17- Foundation Grouting 2
18- Transportation belts 4

B.E. 1307 Quality Control of Construction Operations Theory: 2Hhrs./ Week


1- Contractual condition and quality control. 4
2- Technical specification of works. 6
3- Materials specification. 6
4- Works specification. 6
5- Quality control during design stage. 6
6- Quality control during construction stage. 6
7- Quality control methods for materials. 4
8- Quality control methods for works. 4
9- Testing reports and quality control. 4
10- Test, acceptance and delivery certificates. 4
11- Defects of quality and correction methods. 4
12- Management and monitoring of quality control. 6

Theory: 2 hrs./ Week


B.E. 1308 Theory of Structures
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- Stability of structures. 4
2- Analysis of determinate structures. 16
3- Influence line for statically determinate structures 8
4- Elastic deformation of determinate structures by virtual work method 8
5- Analysis of indeterminate structures by slope–deflection method. 12
6- Analysis of indeterminate structures by moment-distribution method. 12

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Theory: 2hrs./ Week
B.E. 1309 Sanitary Engineering
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- The basic principles of water treatment design: 10
Intakes, pump stations, type of sedimentation tanks, filters, and disinfectants.
2- Construction, operation and controls on the water treatment plants. 6
3- The basic principles of wastewater treatment plant design: 10
Intakes, sedimentation, secondary treatment, pump stations, and sludge drying.
4- Construction, operation and controls of the wastewater treatment plants. 6
5- Management and control of water, wastewater treatment plants, and networks. 10
6- Problems and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment plants. 8
7- Maintenance of distribution systems and sewers, stoppage clearing, making repairs. 6
8- Maintenance of pumps and its control boards. 4

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Building and Construction Engineering Department
Building and Engineering Management Branch
Fourth Year
Hrs./week
Subject Units
Theo. Prac. Tut.
B.E.1401 Management of Construction Projects 3 - 1 6
B.E.1402 Concrete and Steel Design 3 - 3 6
B.E.1403 Quantity Surveying and Management of Contracts 2 - 1 4
B.E.1404 Structural Defects and Remedies 2 - - 4
B.E.1405 Engineering Economy 2 - - 4
B.E.1406 Computer Applications 1 2 - 4
B.E.1407 Foundation Engineering 2 - 1 4
B.E.1408 Building Services 2 - 1 4
B.E.1409 Graduation Project - 4 - 4
17 6 7
Total 40
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Theory: 3 hrs/ Week


B.E. 1401 Management of Construction Project
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1-Principles and objectives of construction management. 3
2-Elements of management and its importance. 3
3- Planning techniques. 10
4-Organizing and organizational structures. 7
5-Management and directing. 3
6-Work studies and productivity. 3
7-Cash flow analysis and forecasting. 6
8-Studies of time and cost relation or tradeoff. 3
9-Monitoring and updating time schedule. 6
10-Overlapped precedence networks. 3
11-Monitoring techniques and cost control of works. 3
12-Resource leveling. 6
13-Site organizing and management. 10
14-personnel and labor management. 6
15-Inventory control and management. 6
16-Principles of cost accounting. 6
17-Financing Construction Projects. 6

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Theory: 3 hrs./ Week
B.E. 1402 Concrete and Steel Design
Tutorial: 3 hrs./ Week
Concrete Design
1- Ultimate strength analysis and design method 6
2- Cracked moment of inertia (Singly reinforced sections, doubly reinforced sections, and 2
T-sections).
3- Deflection in beams, width of cracks 4
4- Design of one way slab 4
5- Bond anchorage and development length. 4
6- Design for shear. 4
7- Continuous beams and one way slab. 6
8- Design for shear and torsion. 6
9- Design for two-way slabs by: 12
a. coefficient method.
b. Yield line method
10- Short columns. 4
11- Design of wall and column foundations. 6
12- Introduction to ferro cement and its design methods. 2
Steel Design
1- Design of tension steel members. 6
2- Design of compression steel members. 5
3- Design of simple connections and steel joints. 9
4- Design of steel beams and its types. 6
5- Design of steel column base. 2
6- Structural fire safety 2

B.E. 1403 Quantity Surveying and Management of Theory: 2 hrs./ Week


Contracts Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- The objective of quantity surveying and related partners. 3
2- The united standardization index and applications in quantity surveying. 5
3- Bills of quantities and estimation of work quantities. 3
4- Detailed estimation of works. 11
5- The procedure of cost planning. 3
6- Approximate estimation of works. 3
7- The elements of price and the procedure of its preparation. 5
8- Bills of quantities and the prices. 3
9- the applications in pricing the works. 6
10- The preparation of the technical specifications. 6
11- The tendering documents and the procedure of announcement for contracts. 3
12- The types of construction contracts. 6
13- The procedures of contract letting and the criteria for contractor selection. 6
14- The general conditions of contracts. 6
15- The payments for works. 6
16- The engineering insurance. 3
17- The contract of the engineering consultation. 3
18- The strategy of tenders submission. 3
19- Decision taking during tender submission. 3
20- The registration of contractors. 3

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B.E. 1404 Structural Defects & Remedies Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
1- Factors controlling designing of concrete structures and their effects on defect. 6
2- Construction materials used in repair of defect. 4
3- Foundations defects and methods of repair. 6
4- Causes of cracks in concrete structures and their repair.. 6
5- Defects of reinforced concrete columns and methods of repair. 6
6- Defects of reinforced concrete beams and methods of repair. 6
7- Defects of reinforced concrete slabs and methods of repair. 6
8- Defects of building roofing and methods of repair 4
9- Defects of finishing materials (Tiles, stones and fittings ) and methods of repair 16

B.E. 1405 Engineering Economy Theory: 2 hrs./ Week


1- Principles and objectives of engineering economy. 4
2-Supply and Demand. 4
3-Elasticity and factors affecting the market. 4
4-Mathematics of interest and economic comparisons. 4
5-Net Present Cost. 4
6-Annual Costs and its application. 4
7-Annual return. 4
8-Loans and financing. 4
9-Break-even analysis. 4
10-Depreciation and tares. 4
11-Inflation and investment costs. 4
12-Productivity and profitability. 4
13-Costs and prices indicators. 6
14-Technical and economical feasibility studies. 6

Theory: 1 hr./ Week


B.E. 1406 Computer Applications
Practical: 2hrs./ Week
1- AutoCAD 4
Explain the commands; Limits, Status, Zoom, Redraw, Line, Rectangle, Point, Circle, Arc
…. etc. and Modify Command Erase, Color, Scale, Trim … etc.
Drawing structure sections
2-Systems and software used in construction management. 2
3-Application in planning and time scheduling. 4
4-Updating time schedules. 4
5-Work progress monitoring and control reports. 4
6-Cost control of works. 4
7-Resource leveling. 4
8-Expert systems and its application in construction management. 4

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Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
B.E. 1407 Foundation Engineering
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
1- Soil investigation: 6
Determination of spacing, No. of bore holes, depth of bore holes, type and methods of
drilling, sampling and samples, in situ tests, geophysical exploration, report writing
2- Bearing capacity of Shallow foundation: 14
Types of shear failure, Determination of ultimate bearing capacity of soil, eccentrically
loaded foundations, bearing capacity of footing on layered soils, bearing capacity of
footing on slopes, determination of bearing capacity from field tests.
3- Settlements of shallow foundations: 6
Immediate or elastic settlements, consolidation settlements, secondary settlements,
prediction of settlement for cohesionless soils, elastic settlements of eccentrically loaded
foundations, allowable settlements.
4- Foundations on difficult soils: 2
Collapsing soils, expansive soils.
5- Structural design and determination of dimensions of footings: 8
Separated footings, combined foundations, rectangular foundations, trapezoidal
foundations, strap foundations and raft foundations.
6- Pile foundations: 16
Pile classification, pile capacity in cohesive soils, pile capacity in cohesionless soils, pile
capacity for c-φ soils, pile capacity of tension piles, determination of pile capacity from in
situ tests, negative skin friction of piles.
-Pile groups:
Group action, efficiency of group piles, ultimate bearing capacity of group piles, pile
groups subjected to moments, settlement of pile groups.
- pile dynamic formulae
- pile load tests
7- Earth pressures and retaining walls: 8
Types of lateral earth pressures, Rankine theory of earth pressures, Coulomb’s theory of
earth pressures.
- Stability of retaining walls
- Sheet pile walls:
Cantilever sheet pile walls and anchored sheet pile walls

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Theory: 2 hrs./ Week
B.E. 1408 Building Services
Tutorial: 1 hr./ Week
A) Sanitary Services: 4
1- Introduction:
Uses of water, piping system for buildings.
2- Elements of piping system: 6
Purpose, piping and fittings, gages, piping material, pipe expansion, pipe supports, valves
and controls, tanks, equivalent pipes, pumps, pressure measurement, water hammer pipe-
testing.
3- Cold and hot water supply: 8
Up feed system, down feed system, estimated water demand, storage tank, sizing of water
pipes, design procedures, examples.
4- Sanitary system: 8
Principles of sanitary drainage, storm drainage, drainage system, vent pipes and fitting,
sizes of pipe for drainage and venting, examples.
5- Fire protection. 4
B) Mechanical services: 16
Introduction, criteria for thermal comfort, heat lose transmission through building units,
condensation effects of air motion, thermal comfort, heat gain, principles of cooling,
examples.
C) Electrical services: 14
Introduction, basic electricity, circuits, conductors, cables, principles of lighting design,
examples.

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