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GATE syllabus for CIVIL ENGINEERING

by ASHOK chakravarthy DADDALA

ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS

Linear Algebra: Matrix algebra, Systems of linear equations, Eigen values and eigenvectors.

Calculus: Functions of single variable, Limit, continuity and differentiability, Mean value theorems, Evaluation of definite and improper integrals, Partial derivatives, Total derivative, Maxima and minima, Gradient, Divergence and Curl, Vector identities, Directional derivatives, Line, Surface and Volume integrals, Stokes, Gauss and Green's theorems.

Differential equations: First order equations (linear and nonlinear), Higher order linear differential equations with constant coefficients, Cauchy's and Euler's equations, Initial and boundary value problems, Laplace transforms, Solutions of one dimensional heat and wave equations and Laplace equation.

Complex variables: Analytic functions, Cauchy's integral theorem, Taylor and Laurent series.

Probability and Statistics: Definitions of probability and sampling theorems, Conditional probability, Mean, median, mode and standard deviation, Random variables, Poisson, Normal and Binomial distributions.

Numerical Methods: Numerical solutions of linear and non-linear algebraic equations Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson's rule, single and multi-step methods for differential equations.


STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

Mechanics: Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams. Simple stress and strain relationship: Stress and strain in two dimensions, principal stresses, stress transformation, Mohr's circle. Simple bending theory, flexural and shear stresses, unsymmetrical bending, shear centre. Thin walled pressure vessels, uniform torsion, buckling of column, combined and direct bending stresses.


Structural Analysis: Analysis of statically determinate trusses, arches, beams, cables and frames, displacements in statically determinate structures and analysis of statically indeterminate structures by force/ energy methods, analysis by displacement methods (slope deflection and moment distribution methods), influence lines for determinate and indeterminate structures. Basic concepts of matrix methods of structural analysis.


Concrete Structures: Concrete Technology- properties of concrete, basics of mix design. Concrete design- basic working stress and limit state design concepts, analysis of ultimate load capacity and design of members subjected to flexure, shear, compression and torsion by limit state methods. Basic elements of prestressed concrete, analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads.


Steel Structures: Analysis and design of tension and compression members, beams and beam- columns, column bases. Connections- simple and eccentric, beam- column connections, plate girders and trusses. Plastic analysis of beams and frames.

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

Soil Mechanics: Origin of soils, soil classification, three - phase system, fundamental definitions, relationship and interrelationships, permeability and seepage, effective stress principle, consolidation, compaction, shear strength.

Foundation Engineering: Sub-surface investigations- scope, drilling bore holes, sampling, penetration tests, plate load test. Earth pressure theories, effect of water table, layered soils. Stability of slopes- infinite slopes, finite slopes. Foundation types- foundation design requirements. Shallow foundations- bearing capacity, effect of shape, water table and other factors, stress distribution, settlement analysis in sands and clays. Deep foundations - pile types, dynamic and static formulae, load capacity of piles in sands and clays, negative skin friction. WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING

Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics: Properties of fluids, principle of conservation of mass, momentum, energy and corresponding equations, potential flow, applications of momentum and Bernoulli's equation, laminar and turbulent flow, flow in pipes, pipe networks. Concept of boundary layer and its growth. Uniform flow, critical flow and gradually varied flow in channels, specific energy concept, hydraulic jump. Forces on immersed bodies, flow measurements in channels, tanks and pipes. Dimensional analysis and hydraulic modeling. Kinematics of flow, velocity triangles and specific speed of pumps and turbines.

Hydrology: Hydrologic cycle, rainfall, evaporation, infiltration, stage discharge relationships, unit hydrographs, flood estimation, reservoir capacity, reservoir and channel routing. Well hydraulics.

Irrigation: Duty, delta, estimation of evapo-transpiration. Crop water requirements. Design of: lined and unlined canals, waterways, head works, gravity dams and spillways. Design of weirs on permeable foundation. Types of irrigation system, irrigation methods. Water logging and drainage, sodic soils.

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Water requirements: Quality standards, basic unit processes and operations for water treatment. Drinking water standards, water requirements, basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment, distribution of water. Sewage and sewerage treatment, quantity and characteristics of wastewater. Primary, secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater, sludge disposal, effluent discharge standards. Domestic wastewater treatment, quantity of characteristics of domestic wastewater, primary and secondary treatment Unit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater, sludge disposal.

Air Pollution: Types of pollutants, their sources and impacts, air pollution meteorology, air pollution control, air quality standards and limits.

Municipal Solid Wastes: Characteristics, generation, collection and transportation of solid wastes, engineered systems for solid waste management (reuse/ recycle, energy recovery, treatment and disposal).

Noise Pollution: Impacts of noise, permissible limits of noise pollution, measurement of noise and control of noise pollution.


TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING

Highway Planning: Geometric design of highways, testing and specifications of paving materials, design of flexible and rigid pavements.

Traffic Engineering: Traffic characteristics, theory of traffic flow, intersection design, traffic signs and signal design, highway capacity.

SURVEYING

Importance of surveying, principles and classifications, mapping concepts, coordinate system, map projections, measurements of distance and directions, leveling, theodolite traversing, plane table surveying, errors and adjustments, curves.

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    chourasiya sarang
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    chourasiya sarangSun, 21 Jul 2013 19:24:01 -0000

    i am studying 3rd year civil engineering.. i want to prepare for gate examination….. please give me some guidance ……!!!

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    srija siriMon, 17 Jun 2013 14:12:53 -0000

    i m now doing 3rd yr of civil engineering..sr whch buks should i follow through gate xam…please tell me some important tips and techniques about how to prepare fr gate xam…..??

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    sujarajendranMon, 28 Jan 2013 13:02:55 -0000

    i am studying 2nd year civil engineering.. i want to prepare for gate examination….. please give me some guidance ……!!!

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    NELOOFARMon, 14 Jan 2013 15:00:49 -0000

    Hi I am also a student of B.Tech in civil engg.i want some suggestion about how i should prepare for GATE examination to reserve my seat in IIT JEE

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    atikurrahmanMon, 14 Jan 2013 08:01:58 -0000

    i m b.tech 3^rd year civil engineering student i want to qualifie gate some body please give me some tips and modified sylabus i obelised to u

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    imbornbrilliantSat, 05 Jan 2013 06:09:54 -0000

    im dng my 1st yr in civil engineering… how to prepare for the gate exam

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    shown60Mon, 09 Jul 2012 02:35:56 -0000

    this exam only tuf but not impossible ……..
    well carryon…………..

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    sdrmnThu, 21 Jun 2012 03:59:05 -0000

    I am a B.tech 2nd year's student.After completing my B.tech I want to appear in GET exam.Anybody please give me some suggestion or tips how I should take preparation from now.

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    mpiyaMon, 11 Jun 2012 09:58:42 -0000

    plz give me suggestion ??? civil engg gate syllabus

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    shiva gupta Wed, 06 Jun 2012 15:25:43 -0000

    i am in 2nd year. please suggest me for prepration…………………..

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    lavdaTue, 05 Jun 2012 12:52:00 -0000

    how to prepare for gate xam n wch buks r to b used?

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    puppy-yerraWed, 16 May 2012 04:57:20 -0000

    giv me tips for preparing gate exam

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    Raju nagarSun, 19 Feb 2012 07:44:28 -0000

    i m studying 2nd year of civil engg…i want some tips fr preparation….can u mail me…i will be so much thankful

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    sonu khanWed, 15 Feb 2012 01:49:00 -0000

    civil engg. Is best

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    anchal sharmaSun, 12 Feb 2012 06:02:37 -0000

    give me the good way for preparing GATE ? in what way we have to study for that ? what's the materiaplease tell me some important tips and techniques about how to prepaire the gate syllabus????l for studying ? rply to mi mail…

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    pradeep singhWed, 11 Apr 2012 07:06:58 -0000

    hi anchal….to qualify gate xam…u should concentrate the basic topic of all subject….for material…u can use ur b.tech books..after dis… use competetion book……

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    paddyshineMon, 30 Jan 2012 15:55:42 -0000

    m studying i 3rd year of civil engg…i want some tips fr preparation….can u mail me…i will be so much thankfull

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    FDfaiziSun, 22 Jan 2012 17:26:20 -0000

    give me smart idea for cracking GATE exam

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    brindavanSat, 31 Dec 2011 14:45:02 -0000

    give me suggetion for gate exam

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    durgashanmugamFri, 23 Dec 2011 10:25:09 -0000

    give me the good way for preparing GATE ? in what way we have to study for that ? what's the material for studying ? rply to mi mail…

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    gecianTue, 01 Nov 2011 07:22:06 -0000

    what is minimum cut off of gate?
    what's the criteria for getting scholarship?

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    shahwarkhanMon, 26 Sep 2011 11:39:28 -0000

    iam doing in civil engg nd m 3 year sr can i gate preparation in home in self study pls give me information

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    amit kumar nishadFri, 19 Aug 2011 13:27:57 -0000

    please tell me some important tips and techniques about how to prepaire the gate syllabus????

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    hkotakSun, 31 Jul 2011 18:53:14 -0000

    I'm now doing 3rd year civil engineering,i want to do my P.G in some reputed colleges,so i need to score in Gate.So please guide me how to prepare for gate?and how to know abt it(any website).

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    kumarshashwatSun, 31 Jul 2011 04:36:34 -0000

    give more information about gate???how 2 prepare and get salected in gate xam….

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    numanasimWed, 20 Jul 2011 14:49:11 -0000

    wch bks should i follow to get through gate xam?email me@ numan.aasim001@gmail.com

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    wwf-wwfSun, 17 Jul 2011 14:09:49 -0000

    examination time of gate with age eligibility

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    saurab77Sat, 16 Jul 2011 18:54:43 -0000

    I m doing civil engineering and in 2nd year,, what i can do to crack GATE exam can u give me the information about how to prepare and also send me the material which consist of answers also

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    balapm07Mon, 20 Jun 2011 11:53:07 -0000

    i want details for the eligible of gate exam b coz i done my bachelor degree in part time (week end class) can i write the gate exam

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    ManuFri, 17 Jun 2011 18:46:21 -0000

    M doing my 3rd year engineering in contruction technology and management, m very interested in taking GATE exams so i just wanted to know that whether i should take civil as my subject or there is any construction management subject seperately,plzz ans me. . .

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    Abhishek0994Mon, 16 May 2011 15:48:25 -0000

    I m doing civil engineering and in 2nd year,, what i can do to crack GATE exam

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