Welcome to CIVIL Engineering Department of Rajasthan Institute of Engineering and Technology. We cannot imagine the today’s life without CIVIL. Over a last few decades CIVIL Engineering is one of the largest and fastest growing projects. It covers a wide range of applications, from building drawings, from bridge, estimation.
The Department at present offer B.Tech in civil engineering. The Department of civil engineering was established in the Year of 2012.The Department has highly qualified and competent faculty members. The primary objective of the department has been to impart quality education. In order to ensure high standards of education for its students, the department has well-equipped and fully furnished laboratories to supplement the theory courses like the geotechnical engineering lab, structure lab, environmental Engineering Lab and concrete Lab, hydraulic lab, civil engineering lab. The department aims to develop specialized knowledge in civil Engineering with much emphasis on practical’s to develop the student’s skills in civil engineering construction and repairs. The department is concerned about the professional needs of the students and arranges various in-house events such as technical events, seminars, PDP classes, workshops, conferences etc. Guest lecturers of internationally renowned speakers from IITs, NITs and other regional engg.
Head of Department
Civil Engineering is concerned with the improvement in quality of basic needs of human civilization and taking care of the naturally and humanly built environments with their planning, designing, construction, operation and maintenance. The Civil Engineering Department at RIET Jaipur is earnestly working to develop solutions to major sustainability challenges of the country and committed to produce leaders impacting the society at large. The Department is actively involved in basic and applied research in the field of Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering and Environmental Engineering along with high quality technical advisory support to various organizations through R&D projects and consultancy. Broad area of the current research focus of the Department includes liquefaction and landslide remediation, ground improvement, vibration control, composite structures, seismic evaluation and retrofitting, river hydraulics, remote sensing and GIS, pavement design, transportation planning, waste water management, air pollution, and solid waste management.
Studying CIVIL engineering is the dream of every second aspirant due to a number of reasons – growth, job opportunities, salary range and continuous industry growth. Here we bring to you in-depth information on career opportunities and growth in CIVIL ENGINEERING PROJECT.
CIVIL Engineering – An Introduction
One of the broad engineering fields, CIVIL Engineering involves the construction of buildings construction of bridge, design of structure. It also deals with designing equipments such as routers, switches, fiber optics and electronic switching systems and electronic gadgets like mobile phones, computer, laptops, palmtops and the very essential consumer goods like TV refrigerator washing machine etc. In a nutshell, this branch of engineering deals with electronic devices and software interfaces.
Candidates who want to make career in CIVIL Engineering, can undertake the following courses. To get a job in this field, you should at least have bachelor’s degree.
- B.Tech./ B. E. CIVIL Engineering.
- Diploma in CIVIL Engineering
To be appointed by a top company, a candidate needs to have a minimum of B.E/ B. Tech degree in CIVIL Engineering. These engineers can be appointed as
- Site Engineer
- Design Engineer
- Civil Engineer
- Project Engineer.
Required Skill Set to Get Hired Faster:
- Interpersonal Skill
These professionals may work in nearly every industry such as commercial, industrial, military or scientific companies. Job opportunities are available in both construction and Consultancy companies. One may also enter into research and development.
Candidates have ample opportunities in this field. CIVIL Engineering specialists can work in both private and public firms. A degree in this field develops candidate’s construction and design skills, which makes you compatible for even consultancy companies.
PEOs & POs
Program Education Objectives (PEOs):-
PEO1. To train the students so that they can work and contribute to the infrastructure development projects being undertaken by Govt. and private or any other sector companies.
PEO2. To train students in such as a way that they can pursue higher studies so that they can contribute to the teaching profession/ research and development of civil engineering and other allied fields.
PEO3. To train students in a manner that they should function effectively in the multicultural and multidisciplinary groups for the sustainable development and growth of civil engineering projects and profession.
Program Outcomes (POs):-
PO1: Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering to civil engineering problems.
PO2: Identify, formulate and research literature and solve complex civil engineering problems.
PO3: Design various structures or particular system that meets desired specifications and requirements.
PO4: Design and conduct experiments, interpret and analyze data, synthesize the information to provide conclusion.
PO5: Elect and use appropriate engineering techniques and software tools to analyze civil engineering problems with understanding of limitations.
PO6: Assess local and global impact of societal issues on civil engineering profession.
PO7: Able to understand the impact of engineering solutions on society and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
PO8: Demonstrate their professional and ethical responsibilities.
PO9: Able to function as a member or a leader on engineering and science laboratory teams, as well as on multidisciplinary teams.
PO10: Communicate effectively in both verbal and written forms.
PO11: Understand engineering and management principles and apply to their work as a member and/ or leader in a team to manage projects.
PO12: Adapt transform in industry by understanding the need of independent and lifelong learning.
R & D
Paper Presented on Challenges faced by Water Resources Projects at Govt. M.V.M College Bhopal (M.P) sponcered by University Grant Commission,New Delhi.
Building project prepared by IIIrd Sem Students.
Green Building project prepared by IIIrd Sem Students
Use Of fly ash instead of cement
This laboratory provides an opportunity to students to learn about land surveying and measurement methods. Students gain familiarity with Ranging and Fixing of Survey Station, Plotting Building Block by offset with the help of cross staff, to determine the magnetic bearing of a line using surveyors compass, using prismatic compass and measurement and adjustment of included angles of traverse using prismatic compass. This lab also facilitate students about determining the reduced levels and to carry out profile leveling and plot longitudinal and cross sections for road using tilting levels and dumpy levels. Students also get an opportunity to learn to measure horizontal and vertical angles using theodolite, and determining horizontal and vertical distance by tachometric survey. Students conduct trignometric survey, astronomical survey, Double leveling, contouring, plane tabling etc. A survey camp is also organized by the team of this lab to provide knowledge about actual work on site.
The Geology Laboratory is equipped with extensive precious and semi precious stones, rock and mineral samples. The lab also consists of topographic, geologic, and soil maps along with various models. The lab is best lab in Rajasthan with unmatched collection of samples of various minerals and stones.
In this lab students determine Grain size distribution by sieving, water content by Pycnometer, specific Gravity by Pycnometer, liquid limit by Casagrandes apparatus, liquid limit by cone penetrometer, plastic limit, shrinkage limit. Students are also being facilitated for determination of field density by core-cutter , Determination of field density by sand replacement method , determination of compaction properties by standard Proctor Test Apparatus, determination of C-Ø values by Direct Shear Test Apparatus , determination of unconfined compressive strength by unconfined compression test apparatus. Students also perform tests to determine the permeability of soil by constant and falling head methods, to determine the CBR of soil and to determine the grain size distribution of fine grained soil by Hydrometer. Advance tesing facilities like determining the differential free swell index of soil, to determine the compressibility parameters of soil by consolidation test, to determine the swelling pressure of soil, to determine the shear strength parameters of soil by tri-axial test are also part of this lab.
This lab has facility for various important test and experimental setups for determination of important properties of cement, aggregate and concrete mix for providing strong concepts and sound knowledge about the concrete technology. Experimental setups to determine Initial and Final setting time of cement, specific gravity of cement, fineness of Cement, compressive strength of cement etc are available. This lab also facilitate the students for conducting various tests like slump test, compression factor test for concrete mix, flow table test for concrete mix, sieve analysis to determine the fineness modulus of coarse aggregates and fine aggregates.
FLUID MECHANICS & HYDRAULICS MACHINES
This lab provides an opportunity to students for verification of fundamental laws of fluid mechanics like Bernoullis theorem and study and calibration of various devices like Venturimeter, Orifice meter and notches. Students also deal with concept of metacentric height and viscosity of fluid. Modern experimental setups are available for measurements of various parameters like Cd, Cv, Cc for orifices and a mouthpieces. Sound knowledge of this lab develops ability of students to provide efficient services in the field of water resources engineering.
STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING LABORATORY
The Structural Engineering Laboratory is well-equipped for structural testing of large-scale structural elements and subassemblies like curved members, columns and simply supported beams. This lab also facilitate the students for experimentation, project and research work using ILD for deflection in a steel beam using unit load method , ILD for support reaction using Muller‐Breslau Principle . Students are also provided with experimental setup for unsymmetrical bending.
This laboratory supports research and teaching activities of the Environmental Engineering and provides facility to determine the pH of the sample of sewage, to determine Total Solids of the sewage sample, to determine the Total Dissolved Solids of the sewage sample, to find out Total Settle-able Solids of the sewage sample, to determine Total Suspended Solids of the sewage sample, to find out the Quantity of Dissolved Oxygen present in the water sample by Winklers Method. Students also get an opportunity to determine Biochemical Oxygen Demand exerted by the wastewater sampleand to find out Chemical Oxygen Demand of the waste water sample. An exposure about new trends in modern sanitary fitting is also given to students for sound knowledge about demand of modern industy.
ENGINEERING MECHANICS AND EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES LAB:
This lab deals with basic application and verification of various laws of forces like Law of Parallelogram of Forces, Polygon Law of Forces, Support Reactions of a Simply Supported Beam, laws of friction, efficiencies of various levers and study of system of pulleys. Overall aim is to provide an opportunity to students for verification of theoretical concepts of statics and Engineering Mechanics for in depth understanding of fundamentals about the subject matter.
CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIAL AND GEOLOGY LAB:
This lab provides sound knowledge about properties and basic identification techniques and testing of various civil engineering materials like Portland Cement, stone, glass and concrete. Study about Manufacturing of Hollow Bricks as well as determination of strength of timber and to study about water absorption and tolerance limits of bricks is also part of this lab work. It also includes study about physical properties of minerals and rocks as well as identification of various minerals and rocks. Students get an opportunity to develop concept from Structural Geological Diagrams, Petrological Diagrams, Engineering Geological Diagrams and Interpretation of Geological Maps.
MATERIAL TESTING LAB:
Testing of various engineering materials to determine various strengths of engineering materials is part of experimental works performed in this lab. It provides modern equipments to conduct Tensile Strength Test, Compressive Strength Test, Bending test on various materials like concrete, bricks, wood, metals etc. Facilities for conducting Hardness Test (Rockwell and Brinell Hardness) , Impact Test ( Izod and Charpy) , Fatigue Test, Spring Test and Torsion Test are also available.
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Head of Department
Mr. R.S. Takhar