UPPSC Mains Exam Syllabus: Civil Engg

Updated on: Mar 24, 2015

Paper - I


(A) Theory Of Structures- Principles Of Superposition; Receprocal Theorem; Unsymmetrical Bending: Determinate And Indeterminate. Structures; Simple And Space Frames; Degree Of Freedom ; Virtual Work; Energy Therorem; Deflection Off Trusses; Indeterminate Beams & Frames, Three-Months; Equation; Siope Deflection And Moment; Distribution Methods; Coulmn Analogy; Enegy Menthods; Approximate And Numerical Methods Moving Loads Shearing Force And Bending Moment Diagrams, Influence Fines For Simple And Continuous Beams. Analysis Of Determinate And Ideterminate Arches. Matrix Methods Of Analysis, Stiffness And Flexibility Matrice.

(B) Steel Design:- Factors Of Safety And Load Factors; Design Tension; Compression And Flexural Members; Built Up Beams And Plategirders, Semi-Rigid Connetion, Design Of Stanchions, Slabs And Gusseted Bases; Gantry Girders; Roof Trusses; Industrial And Multistoreyed Buildings, Plastic Design Of Frames And Portais.

(C) R.C. Design:- Working Strees And Limit State Methods Of Design; Design Of Slabs, Simple And Continuous Beams Rectangle T & L Sections, Columns. Footing-Single And Combined Raft Foundations, Elevated Water Tanks, Encased Beams And Columns, Methods And Systems Of Prestressing: Anchorages, Losses In Prestress.


(A) Fluid Meahanics:- Dynamic Of Fluid Flow- Equations Of Continuity; Energy And Momentum. Bernoulli's Theorem; Cavitation. Velocity Potentiel And Steam Function; Rotational And Irrational Flow, Free And Forced Vertices Flow Nit. Dimenslonal Analysis And Its; Application To Practical Problems.
Viscous Flow- Flow Between Static And Moving Parallel Plates,- Flow Through Circular Tubes; Film Lubricaion. Velocity Distribution In Laminer And Turbulent Flow;Critical Velocity; Losses, Stampton Diagram. Hydraulic And Energy Grade Fines, Siphons; Pipe Network. Forces On Pipe Bends. Compressible Flow. Adiabatic And Isentropic Flow, Subsonic And Supersonic Velocity; Mach Number, Shock Wave, Water Hammer.

(B) Hydraulic Engineering- Open Charnel Flow- Uniform And Non-Unifirm Flow, Beat Hydraulic Cross-Section Specific Energy And Critical Depth, Gradually Varied Flow; Classification Of Surface Profiles; Control Section; Standing Wave Flume; Surges And Waves. Hydraulic Jump.
Design Of Canals:- Unlined Charnels In Ailuvium, The Critical Tractive Stress, Principles Of Sediment Transport, Regime Theories Lined Charnels; Hydraulic Design And Coms Analysis; Drainage Behind Lining.
Canal Structure :- Designs Of Regulations Work; Cross Drainage Falls, Aqeducts, Metering Flumes Etc. Canal Outlets.
Diver Headworks:- Principle Of Design Of Different Parts On Impermeable And Permeable Foundations; Khosla's Theory; Energy Dissipation. Sediment Exclusion.
Dams:- Design Of Rigid Dams, Earth Dams, Forces Acting On Dams Stability Analysis, Spillways-Different Types And Their Suitability. Design Of Spilways.

(C) Wells And Tube Wells :- Soli Mechanics And Foudation Engineering. Soli Mechanics. Origin And Classification Of Soils; Atterburg Limit, Void Ratio; Moisture Contents; Permeabilify; Laboratory And Field Tests, Seepage And Flow Nets, Flow Under Hydraulic Structures, Uplift And Quik Sand Condition, Unconfined And Direct Shear Tests; Triaxial Test; Earth Pressure Theories, Stability Of Slopes. Theories Of Soil Consolidation; Rate Of Sattlement Total And Effective Stress Analysis, Pressure Distribution In Soils; Boussinesque And Westerguard Theories. Soil Stabilization In Foundation Engineering; Bearing Capacity Of Footings; Pills And Wells, Design Of Retaining Walls; Sheet Piles And Caissons, Machine Foundations.

Paper II

(A) Building Construction.- Building Materials And Construction- Fimber, Stone, Brick, Cement, Steel Sand, Mortar,Concrete, Paints And Varnishes, Plastics, Water Proofing And Damp Proofing Materials. Detailing Of Walls, Floors, Roofs, Staircases Doors And Windows. Finishing Of Building Plastering, Pointing, Painting, Etc. Use Of Building Codes, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Building Estimates And Specifications. Construction Scheduling PERT AND CPM Methods, Base Chars.
(B) Railways And Highways Engineering : Railways-Permanent Way Ballast, Sleeper, Chair And Fastenings; Points And Crossings, Different Types Of Turn Outs, Cross-Over Setting Out Of Points. Maintenance Of Track Super Elevation, Creep Of Rails, Ruling Gardients, Track Resistance Ractive Effort Curve Resistance, Station Yards And Machines, Station Buildings; Platform Sidings, Turn Tables. Signals And Interlocking; Lever Crossings.
Roads And Runways : Classification Of Roads Planning Geometric Design. Design Of Flexible And Rigid Pavements; Subbase And Weathering Surfaces. Trame Engineering And Traffic Survey, Intersections Roads Signs, Signals And Markings.
(C) Surveying : Plane Table Surveying Equipment & Methods, Solution Of 3 & 2 Point Problems. Errors And Precautions. Triangulation: Grades Baseline And Hs Measurement. Statelite Station, Intervisibility Of Stations ; Great Trigonometrical Survey Of India. Errors And Least Squares Method General Methods, Of Least Squares Method With Interdisciplinary Aproach. Adjustment Of Level Nets And Triangular Nets. Matrix Notation Solution. Layout Of Curves; Simple, Compound, Reverse Transition And Vertical Curves. Projects Survyes And Layout Of Civil Engineering Works Such As Buildings, Bridges, Tunnels And Hydroelectric Projects. Introduction To Photogrrammetry And Remote Sensing.


(A) Water Resources Engineering : Hydrology-Hydrologic Cycle; Precipitation; Evaporation-Transpiration And Infiltration Hydrographs; Units Hydrographs; Units Hydrograph: Flood Estimation And Frequency. Planning For Water Resources Ground And Surface Water Resources; Surface Flows. Single And Multipurpose Projects Storage Capacity, Reservoir Losses; Reservoir Silting Flood Routing. Benefit Cost Ratio, General Principles Of Optimization. Elements Of Water Resources Management. Water Requirements For Crops- Quality Of Irrigation Water, Consumptive Use Of Water, Water Depth And Frequency Of Irrigation; Duty Of Water; Irrigation Methods And Efficiencies. Distribution System For Canal Irrigation-Determination Of Required Channer Capacity Charnel Losses. Alignment Of Main And Distributary Channels. Waterloggingits Causes And Control, Design Of Drainage System; Soif Salinity. River Training Principles And Methods Storage Work Types Of Darns (Including Earth Dams) And Their Characteristics, Principles Of Design, Criteria For Stability. Foundation Treatment; Joints And Galleries, Control Of Seepage.
(B) Sanitation And Water Supply : Sanitation-Site And Orientation Of Buildings, Ventilation And Damp-Proof Course House Drainage; Conservancy And Water-Borne System Of Waste Disposal Sanitary Appliances, Latrines & Urinals.
(C) Environmental Engineering: Elementary Principles Of Echology And Eco Systems And Their Inter-Action With Environment. Engineering Activitiy And Environment Pollution. Environment And Its Effect On Human Health And Activity. Air Environment; Major Pollutants And Their Adverse Effects, Types Of Air Cleaning Devices. Water Qualrly; Parameters, Adverse Effects, Monitoring, Salt Purification Of Streams. Solid Wastes; Collection System And Disposal Methods, Their Selection And Operation. Typical Feature Of Water Distribution Systems; Demand, Available Need Network Analysis, Storage, Corrosiion.
Typical Features Of Sewerage Systems : Permissible Velocities. Partial Flow In Circuier Servers, Non-Circuler Section, Corrosion In Servers, Construction And Maintenance Sewer Appurtenances.
Plumping Of Sewage, Purnbing Standards And Systems, Environmental Management.

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