PH8201 PHYSICS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

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PH8201 PHYSICS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

ANNA UNIVERSITY CHENNAI CIVIL SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION FOR PH8201 PHYSICS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

PH8201 PHYSICS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 REGULATION

Anna University PH8201 PHYSICS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING SYLLABUS 2017 Regulation has been revised for the Students who joined in the academic year 2017-2018. So revised syllabus for Anna University Chennai Electrical and electronics engineering syllabus 2017 Regulation is given below. you can download PH8201 PHYSICS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING Regulation 2017 2nd Semester eee Syllabus from the below link. Syllabus 2017 regulation for 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th Semester will be updated shortly and same can be downloaded year as soon as University announces. Anna University 1st year Syllabus Regulation 2017 is given below. PH8201 Syllabus for Regulation 2017 Students can be downloaded here.

 

PH8201 PHYSICS FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING                              L T P C
                           (for B.E. Civil Engineering)                              3 0 0 3

OBJECTIVE:

  • To introduce the principles of thermal, acoustics, optics and new materials for civil engineering applications.

UNIT I THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF BUILDINGS                                                       9

Heat transfer through fenestrations, thermal insulation and its benefits – heat gain and heat loss estimation – factors affecting the thermal performance of buildings, thermal measurements, thermal comfort, indices of thermal comfort, climate and design of solar radiation, shading devices
– central heating. Principles of natural ventilation – ventilation measurements, design for natural ventilation – Window types and packaged air conditioners – chilled water plant – fan coil systems – water piping – cooling load – Air conditioning systems for different types of buildings – Protection against fire to be caused by A.C.Systems.

UNIT II ACOUSTICS                                         9

Classification of sound- decibel- Weber–Fechner law – Sabine’s formula- derivation using growth and decay method – Absorption Coefficient and its determination –factors affecting acoustics of buildings and their remedies. Methods of sound absorptions – absorbing materials – noise and its
measurements, sound insulation and its measurements, impact of noise in multi-storeyed buildings.

UNIT III LIGHTING DESIGNS                           9

Radiation quantitites – spectral quantities – relationship between luminescence and radiant quantities – hemispherical reflectance and transmittance – photometry: cosines law, inverse square law. Vision – photobic, mesophic, scotopic visions. Colour – luminous efficiency function –
Visual field glare, colour – day light calculations – day light design of windows, measurement of day-light and use of models and artificial skies, principles of artificial lighting, supplementary artificial lighting.

UNIT IV NEW ENGINEERING MATERIALS     9

Composites – definition and classification – Fibre reinforced plastics (FRP) and fiber reinforced metals (FRM) – Metallic glasses – Shape memory alloys – Ceramics – Classification – Crystalline – Non Crystalline – Bonded ceramics, Manufacturing methods – Slip casting – Isostatic pressing – Gas pressure bonding – Properties – thermal, mechanical, electrical and chemical ceramic fibres – ferroelectric and ferromagnetic ceramics – High Aluminium ceramics.

UNIT V HAZARDS                                            9

Seismology and Seismic waves – Earth quake ground motion – Basic concepts and estimation techniques – site effects – Probabilistic and deterministic Seismic hazard analysis – Cyclone and flood hazards – Fire hazards and fire protection, fire-proofing of materials, fire safety regulations
and fire fighting equipment – Prevention and safety measures.

TOTAL: 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:

Upon completion of this course,

  • the students will have knowledge on the thermal performance of buildings,
  • the students will acquire knowledge on the acoustic properties of buildings,
  • the students will get knowledge on various lighting designs for buildings,
  • the students will gain knowledge on the properties and performance of engineering materials, and
  • the students will understand the hazards of buildings.

TEXT BOOKS:

  1. Alexander, D. “Natural disaster”, Springer (1993).
  2. Budinski, K.G. & Budinski, M.K. “Engineering Materials Properties and Selection”, Prentice Hall, 2009.
  3. Severns, W.H. & Fellows, J.R. “Air conditioning and Refrigeration”, John Wiley and Sons, London, 1988.
  4. Stevens, W.R., “Building Physics: Lighting: Seeing in the Artificial Environment, Pergaman Press, 2013.

REFERENCES:

  1. Gaur R.K. and Gupta S.L., Engineering Physics. Dhanpat Rai publishers, 2012.
  2. Reiter, L. “Earthquake hazard analysis – Issues and insights”, Columbia University Press, 1991.
  3. Shearer, P.M. “Introduction to Seismology”, Cambridge University Press, 1999.

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