Civil Engineering

About the Department:

The Department of Civil Engineering offers B .Tech. in  Civil Engineering with current sanctioned intake of 180 .

The Civil Engineering Department at Vivekananda Institute of Technology was established in the year 2008.  The department is flourishing since then, with a Vision to achieve excellence in education by keeping pace with rapidly changing technologies and thereby, bridging the gap between academics and field practice in the area of civil engineering. Experienced faculty from field and academics forms the thrust of the department. Practical knowledge in students is being enhanced through well-equipped laboratories in various subjects such as Concrete Technology, Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Road & Building Materials Testing, Surveying, Hydraulics, etc. The theoretical knowledge of students is further supplemented by arranging industrial visits and invited lectures by experts from industry and academia. In addition, the department also participates towards fulfillment of social responsibilities by providing consultancy services in the area of testing and design such as, structural design, topographical survey, concrete mix designs, water supply & waste management works, road intersection designs and many more.

VISION

To develop a department of academic excellence by producing competent civil engineers to meet the challenges in field and provide satisfaction to the stakeholders.

MISSION

  • To provide sound knowledge in the area of civil engineering through effective pedagogy.
  • To serve the society and the nation by providing competent civil engineers, keen to apply knowledge and accept new challenges in rapidly changing technology to the satisfaction of stakeholders.
  • To create an environment that supports competent professionals to design and develop civil engineering systems and contribute towards research and development activities.
  • To provide ample opportunities to the staff for up-keeping their knowledge and skills in civil engineering and related areas.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

PEO 1

To provide students with sound foundation in the fundamental knowledge of mathematics and basic science to solve problems in various areas of civil engineering.

PEO 2

To prepare students to use technical knowledge and skills in planning, designing, construction, operation and maintenance of civil engineering projects along with knowledge of modern engineering software tools.

PEO 3

To promote awareness of life-long learning, research and development of sustainable technologies among students.

PEO 4

To provide opportunity for students to work and interact as a part of team on multi-disciplinary projects and introduce them to professional ethics and social responsibility.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES.

 

a

Graduates will understand and be able to apply the basic mathematical and scientific concepts in the field of Civil Engineering.

b

Graduates will possess the ability to design and conduct experiments and to analyze and interpret experimental data.

c

Graduates will possess the ability to design and meaningfully contribute to Civil Engineering projects for the benefit of society and environment.

d

Graduates will be capable of working productively as an individual and as part of a team on multidisciplinary projects.

e

Graduates will possess critical thinking skills and problem solving abilities essential to the field.

f

Graduates will understand the professional and ethical responsibilities of their profession.

g

Graduates will possess effective oral and written communication skills.

h

Graduates will have an appreciation for the scope, complexity, elegance and importance of the Civil Engineering field and its impact on society.

i

Graduates will have the awareness and motivation for continuing education, research, and professional growth after graduation.

j

Graduates will be familiar with contemporary issues such as sustainability and modern engineering software tools and techniques to analyze civil engineering problems.

k

Graduates will be able to apply the knowledge of project management and finance to manage civil engineering projects.

 

PROMINENT LABS

  1. Material Testing Lab – The Material Testing Laboratory includes testing of mechanical properties of materials such as strength, toughness, hardness, fatigue, torsion, flexural and tensile strength.

  2. Concrete Lab – Concrete is themost widely used construction material. The concrete lab consists facilities for testing raw materials required for production of concrete such as cement, fine aggregates and coarse aggregates. The laboratory has trained staff and modern equipments required for designing concrete mixes.

  3. Geotechnical Engineering Lab – The engineering properties of soil that are important for design offoundations, are tested in Geotechnical Lab. The lab is well equipped with high quality equipments to conduct complete soil investigation.

  4. Geology Lab – Engineering Geology Laboratory deals with the geologic factors affecting the location, design, construction, operation and maintenance of civil engineering structures. The geology laboratory comprise of samples of minerals, stones, wooden models, charts, and maps showing geological information of the country.

  5. Road Material Testing Lab– The Road Material testing lab covers the experimental aspects of highway materials required for ensuring the quality of pavement construction. The lab includes equipments for testing different road materials of such as aggregate and bitumen. The laboratory also has facilities for designing bituminous concrete mix.

  6. Environmental Engineering Lab – Environmental Engineering Lab is important for providing the knowledge about the quality of water and treatment of waste-water. The laboratory is well equipped for testing conducting qualitative analysis of water and waste-water.

  7. Hydraulics and Fluid Mechanics Lab – The properties of fluids and their flows are studied in the Fluid Mechanics Laboratory. The laboratory is well equipped for demonstration of different laws of fluid mechanics and testing pressure variations of compressible fluids.

  8. Structural Engineering Lab: The structural engineering laboratory demonstrates the deflection in different structural components. The laboratory is well equipped to measure deflection in curved members, column loading at different end conditions, perfect truss members, redundant frames, and efficiency of screw jack and winch crab.

  9. Surveying Lab: The Surveying Laboratory is equipped with the instruments and tools that students use throughout the surveying course. Students learn techniques for gathering topographical data from field with both traditional and modern instruments. The laboratory has latest equipments such as Total Station, Digital Theodolite, Autolevel along with other traditional instruments.

  10. Computer Lab: The department has two computer labs, each equipped with 35 computers. These labs are used for training students on latest technical software tools such as AutoCad, Staad Pro, MX Road. These labs are also used for teaching various courses scheduled in curriculum. In addition, students use these labs as a resource for exploring student research projects.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS BY FACULTY MEMBERS

A Review on Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries,Mala Mathur & Sarita Choudhary,National Workshop on Instrumentation Techniques for Research in Chemical Sciences,Dec,22-23(2017)
Wind Energy-A Renewable Source,Mala Mathur & Deeplata Sharma,Khoj- An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research,3(1),119-128 (2016)
Carbon Sequestration: An Overview,Mala Mathur & Pallavi Mishra,IJSRD-International Journal for Scientific Research & Development,3(1),608-610 (2015)
Botanital Antioxidants An Important Class of Phytochemicals for Human Health,Mala Mathur & Pallavi Mishra,Khoj- An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research,1(2),52-54 (2014)
Cr(III), Fe(III), Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes of 2,11- dimethyl–3,12–di–n–propyl–1,4,10,13–tetraazacyclooctadeca–1,3,10,12–tetraene,R. N. Prasad and Mala Mathur,J. Indian chem. Soc. 88(11), 1661-1665 (2011)
Synthesis and characterization of Cr(III), Fe(III), Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes of 2,14–dimethyl–3,15–di–n–propyl–1,4,13,16- tetraazacyclotetracosa–1,3,13,15–tetraene,R. N. Prasad and Mala Mathur,J. Indian chem. Soc. 88(3), 415-419 (2011)
Synthesis and spectroscopic studies of CrIII, FeIII and CoII complexes of hexaazamacrocycles,R. N. Prasad , Mala Mathur and Ashish Upadhayay,J. Indian chem. Soc. 84(12), 1202-1204 (2007).
CrIII, FeIII, CoII, NiII, CuII and ZnII complexes of 26-and 28- membered tetraazamacrocycles,R. N. Prasad and Mala Mathur,J. Indian chem. Soc. 83(12), 1208-1213 (2006).
CrIII, FeIII, CoII, NiII, CuII and ZnII complexes of 2,13-dimehyl–3,14,-di–n–propyl–1,4,12,15–tetraazacyclodocosa–1,3,12,14–tetraene,R. N. Prasad and Mala Mathur,J. Indian chem. Soc. 82(2), 97-99 (2005).
Template synthesis of CrIII, FeIII, CoII, NiII, CuII and ZnII complexes of 14- and16– membered tetraazamacrocycles,R. N. Prasad and Mala Mathur,J. Indian chem. Soc. 80(9), 803-806 (2003).
Synthesis and characterization of Cr(III), Fe(III), Co(II), Ni(II), Cu(II) and Zn(II) complexes of 2,12-dimethyl-3,13-di-n-propyl-1,4,11,14- tetraazacycloeicosa-1,3,11,13-tetraene,R. N. Prasad and Mala Mathur,J. Serb. Chem. Soc. 67(12), 825-832 (2002).
S. No. Faculty Name Tiltle Publisher Conference Venue
 

 

1

 

 

Dr. Mala Mathur

1.       A Review on the Utilization and Kinetics of Fly Ash

2.Textile Wastewater Treatment: A Critical Review

 

 

International Journal Of Engineering Research & Technology.(IJERT) RTCEC 2018 – Conference proceedings.(Special Issuue-2018)

 

 

VIT & VGU Campus
 

 

 

 

2.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Praveen Kumar Navin

1.       Optimization of Sewerage System Using Simulated Annealing

2.       Partially Replacement of Portland Cement with Rice Husk Ash in Concrete.

3.       Study of the Seismic Behaviour of Confined Masonry Structure.

4.       Deflection and Cost Comparison in RC-Frame, RC-Frame with Shear Wall and Bracing

 

International Journal Of Engineering Research & Technology.(IJERT) RTCEC 2018 – Conference proceedings.(Special Issuue-2018)

 

 

VIT & VGU Campus
 

 

 

3.

 

 

 

Mr. Krishan Murari

1.       A Review on the Utilization and Kinetics of Fly Ash

Partially Replacement of Portland Cement with Rice Husk Ash in Concrete.

International Journal Of Engineering Research & Technology.(IJERT) RTCEC 2018 – Conference proceedings.(Special Issuue-2018)

 

 

VIT & VGU Campus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

 

 

 

Mr. Javed Ul Islam

1.       Deflection and Cost Comparison in RC-Frame, RC-Frame with Shear Wall and Bracing

 

International Journal Of Engineering Research & Technology.(IJERT) RTCEC 2018 – Conference proceedings.(Special Issuue-2018)

 

 

VIT & VGU Campus
 

 

5

 

 

Mr. Ishfaq Ul Abass

 

1.       Analysis Of Different Properties Of Concrete In Pavements Using Phosphogypsum

 

International Journal Of Engineering Research & Technology.(IJERT) RTCEC 2018 – Conference proceedings.(Special Issuue-2018)

 

 

VIT & VGU Campus
 

 

 

 

6.

 

 

 

 

Mr. Gowhar Aziz

1.       Comparative Study on Natural Sand and Crushed Stone Sand.

 

International Journal Of Engineering Research & Technology.(IJERT) RTCEC 2018 – Conference proceedings.(Special Issuue-2018)

 

 

VIT & VGU Campus
2.       A Study on the utilization of M- Sand (Manufactured Sand) in the Pavements.

 

International Journal Of Technical Innovation In Modern Engineering & Science (IJTIMES).

 

June-2018

 

S.NO. NAME OF FACULTY DESIGNATION EMAIL_ID  Mobile No: Research Area
1 Dr. MALA MATHUR HEAD & PROF mathur.mala@vitj.ac.in 9414424460 Macrocyclic Chemistry
2 Mr.PRAVIN KUMAR NAVIN ASST. PROF praveenknavin@gmail.com 9982339012 Environmental Engineering
3 Mr.KRISHAN MURARI ASST. PROF murari.krishan@vitj.ac.in 9887749171 structural engineering
4 Mr.AMIT KUMAR ASST. PROF kumar.amit@vitj.ac.in 7877628463 Thermal Engineering
5 Mr. GOWHAR AZIZ ASST. PROF GOWHARAZIZ123@GMAIL.COM 7889876845 Environmental Engineering
6 Mr.DESHRAJ SHARMA ASST. PROF sharma.deshraj@vitj.ac.in 8947817138 Transportation engineering
7 Mr. ISHFAQ-UL-ABASS ASST. PROF ishfaqulabass@gmail.com 9602608588 Transportation engineering
8 Mr. PUSHKAR MANGAWA ASST. PROF mangawa.pushkar@vitj.ac.in 9667755984 Transportation engineering
9 MR. KULDEEP KUMAR MEENA ASST. PROF kuldeepmeenai42@gmail.com 7976242281 structural engineering
10 Mr. JAVED Ul ISLAM ASST. PROF javed.http@gmail.com 7737633180 structural engineering
11 Mr. MUKESH SAINI ASST. PROF MUKESHSAINIVIT@GMAIL.COM 9460846082 Geotech Engineering