Elements of Civil Engineering (2110004)   Old Code : 110004

4 + 0 + 2
Lect + Tuto + Pract
Teaching Scheme
70 + 30 + 0
Theory Marks
30 + 0 + 20
Practical Marks
ESE - End Semester Examination, PA - Progress Assessment, ALA - Active Learning Assignments, OEP -Open Ended Problem


Knowledge of physics and mathematics up to 12 science level.


Basic Civil Engineering knowledge is essential for all Engineers.

Course Outcome
After learning the course the students shall be able to:
1.  Carry out simple land survey to prepare maps with existing details.
2. Find out area of irregular shaped plane figures.
3. Understand building plan elevation and section.
4. Get acquainted with construction materials.
5. Get acquainted with hydrological cycle and hydraulic structures.
6. Get acquainted with mass transportation systems.


Active Learning

Preparation of power-point slides, which include videos, animations, pictures, graphics for better understanding theory and practical work – The faculty will allocate chapters/ parts of chapters to groups of students so that the entire syllabus of Elements of Civil Engineering is covered. The power-point slides should be put up on the web-site of the College/ Institute, along with the names of the students of the group, the name of the faculty, Department and College on the first slide. The best three works should be sent to achievements@gtu.edu.in.