TSPSC AE Civil Engineering Exam  Syllabus 2022

TSPSC AE Civil Engineering Exam Syllabus 2022

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TSPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2022 GS Syllabus

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  • Environmental issues and Disaster Management
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  • Basic English (8th Class Standard)

TSPSC Assistant Engineer Exam 2022 Civil Engineering Syllabus

  1. Surveying

Fundamental concepts; Classification of Surveys; Chain Surveying; Compass Surveying; Levelling and Contouring; Theodolite Surveying; Tacheometry; Curves; Introduction and fundamental concepts of electronic measuring instruments - EDM, Total Station, GIS & GPS.

2. Construction Materials & Practice

Properties and uses of construction materials - Stones, Bricks, Tiles, Sand, Cement, Timber, Plastics, Glass, Asbestos, Paints, Distempers, Enamels, and Varnishes; Preparation of Cement mortar for various works.

Classification of Buildings as per NBC, Site investigation for foundation as per NBC -Trial Pit and auger boring, classification of foundations, construction of spread footing and well foundation; Stone and Brick masonry - types and principles of construction; Doors and Windows - types, fittings and fastenings, types and functions of Lintels, Sunshades, and Roofs, Flooring - Construction and types of material; Types of Stairs; Scaffolding; Types of Plastering, Pointing, Painting and White / Colour Wash.

3. Engineering Mechanics and Strength of Materials

Forces - types of Forces, Parallelogram, Triangle, and Polygon Law of Forces, Lami’s theorem; Centre of Gravity and Moment of Inertia; Simple stresses and strains, Hooke’s law – stress-strain diagram, working strength, elastic constants, Poisson’s ratio, Relationship between elastic constants, compound rods, temperature stresses, strain energy, proof resilience, impact loading; Shear force and bending moment diagrams for simply supported, overhanging and cantilever beams, the relation between the intensity of loading, shear force and bending moment; Theory of simple bending, modulus of the section, a moment of resistance, distribution of shear stress in rectangular, circular and I-Sections; Deflection in cantilever and simply supported beams subjected to simple loading; Columns and struts - Euler’s and Rankine’s formulae, Slenderness ratio, simple built-up columns; Analysis of dams and retaining walls; Simple plane and pin-jointed trusses, Stresses by the method of joints and method of sections.

4. Hydraulics

Properties of fluids, fluid pressure, and its measurement; Types of flows, energies in fluid motion, Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications – venture meter, pitot tube; Orifice and mouthpiece; Notches and weirs; Flow through pipes, hydraulic gradient line, and total energy line, laminar and turbulent flow in pipes - Reynolds number, measurement of velocity; open channels; Water turbines – classification, centrifugal and reciprocating pumps; Layout of hydroelectric power plant

5. Quantity Surveying

Abstract estimate, detailed estimate - centreline and long & short wall method, various items of Civil Engineering works as per Indian Standards; General Specifications - earthwork, brick/stone masonry in cement mortar, RCC, plastering in cement mortar, Floor finishes with ceramic tiles and marbles, whitewashing, color washing; Standard schedule.

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6. Design of Structures (RCC and Steel)

RCC structures: Design philosophies – principles and concepts of working stress method and limit state method, loads and permissible stresses, IS specifications, analysis, and design - rectangular beam, slab, T-beam, column, footing, and staircase.

Steel Structures: Properties of steel sections, loads and permissible stresses IS specifications, Analysis, and design - welded joints, beam, column, column base, tension member; Design of roof truss.

7. Irrigation Engineering

Definitions, duty, delta, base period, rainfall and its measurement, factors affecting runoff, methods of computing maximum flood discharge; Classification of head works, component parts of a weir and barrage, factors influencing the selection of site - reservoirs and dams; Classification of canals, canal lining, cross drainage works; Soil erosion, water logging, soil water plant relationship; Necessity of irrigation - advantages and disadvantages, irrigation methods.

8. Environmental Engineering

Basics of ecosystem, water supply scheme; Sources of water; Conveyance of water – pipes, joints, and laying; Testing of water, drinking water standards; Treatment of water; Distribution of water; Water supply connection to a building.

Quantity of sewage, surface drains, design of sewers running half full, limiting velocities; Laying of sewers, sewer appurtenances; Collection of sewage samples, characteristics of domestic and industrial sewage – BOD, COD; Sewage treatment, septic tank & soak pit, sewage disposal - dilution and sewage farming; House drainage arrangements in buildings; Solid waste - collection and disposal; Air Pollution - sources, effects, and control methods.

9. Transportation Engineering

Alignment of roads - plain and hilly terrain, surveys; Cross section of road structure, the width of pavement, Camber, Gradient, Super elevation, Transition curves, horizontal and vertical alignment; Pavement marking, traffic signs, traffic islands.

Types of soil, classification of soil - Textural, IS Classification, physical properties - plasticity, cohesion, consolidation, compaction, permeability, compressibility, soil moisture content, specific gravity, density; Bearing capacity of the soil.

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