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M. Tech. in Structural and Construction Engineering is a program offered at School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus.

The growth in infrastructure requirements has posed a definite and critical need of qualified Structural as well as Construction Engineers. The aim of this program is to impart advanced fundamental concepts related to mechanics and dynamics of the structures. These coupled with courses related to recent developments in construction materials and technologies will impart cutting edge design methodologies and implementation strategies to students in both Sub and Superstructures of various infrastructure facilities. The course will also focus on laboratory work, industry oriented project exposure and dissertation based on research for all round development of Design & Construction Engineer.

The program’s goal is to provide students with advanced technical knowledge of evolving structural systems integrated with a solid grounding of design approaches. This programme is designed for students and industry professionals seeking to advance their careers, and for academics preparing for the challenges of research and teaching. The courses are designed to establish a fine balance between academic fundamentals and industry realities and requirements.

This programme will be able to find many employers from Government, private corporations, public sector undertakings, and teaching and/or research institutions in the country as well as abroad. The uniqueness of this course is the blend of exposure to strong theoretical foundation, practical design & construction approaches through adequate computational, analytical and execution skill development. Curriculum is periodically updated based on the requirements from the industries and feedback from alumni.

Uniqueness:

Blend of exposure to strong theoretical foundation, practical design & construction approaches through adequate computational, analytical and execution skill development.

Program Designed for:

  • students preparing for the challenges of industry or research
  • industry professionals seeking to advance their careers
  • establishing balance between academic essentials and industry requirements

Facilities & Infrastructure:

  • Dedicated faculty who can guide through the academics and research
  • State-of-the art Laboratories
  • Well stocked central library provide perfect ambiance for academic excellence
  • Digital library provide access to all the top journals across the globe

Special Training:

  • Apart from class room teaching, technical sessions with subject specialists are made available through online classes and video conferencing.
  • Special courses to improve the competence in Technical Communication, Soft Skills etc.
  • Centre for Corporate Relations & Placement provides placement opportunities
  • Courses equip the students to get employed in Government, private corporations, public sector undertakings, teaching and/ or research institutions.

Mentoring:

  • Students are encouraged to participate in workshops and conferences.
  • Projects are focused on thrust areas and students are encouraged to publish their research works in reputed journals and conferences.

Wholesome Learning:

  • Cultural education & Counseling system - help the students in decision making
  • Extension & Social Activities- students get a chance to involve in the service activities
  • Yoga training – enable students to handle stressful situations.
  • Clean and green campus - provides Serenity.

Placements


Curriculum

FIRST SEMESTER

COURSE CODE TYPE COURSE L T P CREDITS
18MA618 FC Linear Algebra, Legendre Equations and Numerical Methods 3 0 0 3
18SC601 FC Advanced Structural Mechanics 2 1 0 3
18SC611 SC Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity 2 1 0 3
18SC612 SC Advanced Structural Design 3 1 0 4
18SC613 SC Construction Project Management 2 1 0 3
18SC614 SC Experimental Techniques 1 0 2 2
  HU Soft skills - I   P/F
18HU601 HU Cultural Education*   P/F
Credits: 18

*Non Credit Course

SECOND SEMESTER

COURSE CODE TYPE COURSE L T P CREDITS
18SC602 FC Finite Element Analysis 2 1 0 3
18SC603 FC Advanced Construction Practices 3 0 0 3
  E Elective I 3 0 0 3
  E Elective II 3 0 0 3
18SC615 SC Structural Design Studio 1 1 2 3
18SC616 SC Construction Software Laboratory 0 0 2 1
  HU Soft Skills - II 1 0 2 1
18SC617 SC Research Methodology 1 0 2 2
Credits: 19

*Non Credit Course

THIRD SEMESTER

COURSE CODE TYPE COURSE L T P CREDITS
  E Elective III 3 0 0 3
  E Elective IV/Live-in-Lab 3 0 0 3
18SC618 SC Industrial Seminar 0 0 2 1
18SC799 P Dissertation   8
Credits: 15

FOURTH SEMESTER

COURSE CODE TYPE COURSE L T P CREDITS
18SC799 P Dissertation   12
Credits: 12

*Non Credit Course

TOTAL CREDITS: 64

List of Courses

FOUNDATION CORE

COURSE CODE COURSE L T P CREDITS
18MA618 Linear Algebra, Legendre Equations and Numerical Methods 3 0 0 3
18SC601 Advanced Structural Mechanics 3 0 0 3
18SC602 Finite Element Analysis 3 0 0 3
18SC603 Advanced Construction Practices 3 0 0 3

SUBJECT CORE

COURSE CODE COURSE L T P CREDITS
18SC611 Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity 3 0 0 3
18SC612 Advanced Structural Design 3 1 0 4
18SC613 Construction Project Management 3 0 0 3
18SC614 Experimental Techniques 0 0 2 1
18SC615 Structural Design Studio 0 1 2 3
18SC616 Construction Software Laboratory 0 0 1 1
18SC617 Research Methodology 1 0 2 2
18SC618 Industrial Seminar 0 0 1 1

ELECTIVES

PROJECT WORK

COURSE CODE COURSE L T P CREDITS
18SC799 Dissertation   8
18SC799 Dissertation   14

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should have any of the following, scoring a minimum of 60% with a pass. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology (including the final year students awaiting the results) Master’s degree in any branch of Science / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Applications  Professional Society Examinations recognised by MHRD / UPSC / AICTE equivalent to B.E. / B.Tech / B. Arch.

 

You can join this program at
Degree: 
Postgraduate (PG)
School: 
School of Engineering
Campuses: 
Coimbatore