UPPSC AE 2020 Syllabus - UPPSC AE 2020 Syllabus

Paper 1

Paper I is divided into 2 sections. These sections are General Hindi and Main Subject (Paper I).

Paper I Syllabus for General Hindi

  • हिंदी भाषा का मूलभूत ज्ञान (स्वर, व्यंजन, रस)
  • प्रत्यय
  • समास
  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ
  • अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द
  • उचित शब्द से दिए गए रिक्त स्थान की पूर्ती
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द, विलोम शब्द, शब्द युग्म, लिंग परिवर्तन, वचन परिवर्तन आदी
  • वर्ण, वर्तनी और उच्चारण
  • वाक्य-क्रम व्यवस्थापन
  • उपसर्ग और प्रत्यय
  • विपरीतार्थक शब्द
  • संधि तथा संधि-विच्छेद
  • अनेकार्थक शब्द

 Paper I Syllabus for Civil Engineering

UPPSC Assistant Engineer Paper I Syllabus for Civil Engineering

Part A

Engineering Mechanics

Units and Dimensions, SI units, vectors, concept of force, Concept of particle and rigid body Concurrent, Non- Concurrent and parallel forces in a plane, moment of force and varignon`s theorem free body diagram, conditions of equilibrium Principle of virtual work, equivalent force system. First and second Moment of area, Mass moment of inertia, Static Friction, inclined plane and bearings, kinematics and kinetics, kinematics in Cartesion and Polar Coordinates, motion under uniform and non-uniform acceleration, motion under gravity, Kinetics of particle: Momentum and Energy principles, D` Alembert`s principle, Collision of elastic bodies, rotation of rigid, bodies, simple harmonic motion.

Strength of Materials

Simple Stress and Strain, Elastic constants, axially loaded compression members, Shear force and bending moment, theory of simple bending, bending stress, Shear Stress, Beams of uniform strength, Leaf Spring, close coiled helical springs, Strain Energy in direct stress, bending & shear. Deflection of beams; Macaulay's method, Mohr's Moment area method, Conjugate beam method, unit load method, Torsion of shafts, Transmission of power, Elastic stability of columns, Euler's Rankin's and Secant formulae. Principal stresses and strains in two dimensions, Mohr's Circle, Theories of Elastic Failure, Thin and Thick cylinder, Stresses due to internal and external pressureLame's equations

Structural Analysis

Castiglianios theorems I and II, Unit load method of consistent deformation applied to beams and pin jointed trusses. Slope-deflection, moment distribution, Kani's method of analysis and column Analogy method applied to indeterminate beams and rigid frames. Rolling loads and influence lines: Influence lines for reactions of beam, shear force and bending moment at a section of beam. Criteria for maximum shear force and bending moment in beams traversed by a system of moving loads, influence lines for simply supported plane pin jointed trusses, Arches: Three hinged, two hinged and fixed arches, rib shortening and temperature effects, influence lines in arches, Matrix methods of analysis: Force method and displacement method of analysis of indeterminate beams and rigid frames. Plastic Analysis of beams and frames: Theory of plastic bending, plastic analysis, statical method, Mechanism method. Unsymmetrical bending: Moment of inertia, product of inertia, position of neutral axis and principal axis, calculation of bending stresses

Part B

Structural Steel Design

Factors of safety and load factors, rivetted, bolted and welded joints and its connections, Design by working, stress/limit state method of tension and compression member, beams of built up section, rivetted and welded plate girders, gantry girders, stancheons with battens and lacings, slab and gussetted column bases, Design of highway and railway bridges: Through and deck type plate girder, Warren girder, Pratt truss

Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures

Working Stress and Limit State Method of designRecommendations of B.I.S. codes, design of one way and two way slabs, stairs-case slabs, simple and continuous beams of rectangular, T and L sections, compression members under direct load with or without eccentricity, isolated and combined footings, Cantilever and counter-fort type retaining walls, Water tanks: Design requirements as per B.I.S. code for rectangular and circular tanks resting on ground, Prestressed concrete: Methods and systems of prestressing, anchorages, analysis and design of sections for flexure based on working stress, losses of prestress, Earth quake resistant design of building as per BIS code. Design of brick masonry as per I. S. Codes, Design of masonry retaining walls.

Part C

Building Materials

Physical properties of construction materials with respect to their use: stones bricks, tiles, lime, glass, cement, mortars, Concrete, concept of mix design, pozzolans, plasticizers, super plasticizers, Special concrete: roller compacted concrete, mass concrete, self compacting concrete, ferro cement, fibre reinforced concrete, high strength concrete, high performance concrete, Timber: properties, defects and common preservation treatments, Use and selection of materials for various uses e.g. Low cost housing, mass housing, high rise buildings

Constructions Technology, Planning and Management

Masonry constructions using brick, stone, construction detailing and strength characteristics paints, varnishes, plastics, water proofing and damp proofing materials. Detailing of walls, floors, roofs, staircases, doors and windows. Plastering, pointing, flooring, roofing and construction features. Retrofitting of buildings, Principle of planning of building for residents and specific uses, National Building code provisions and uses. Basic principles of detailed and approximate estimating, specifications, rate analysis, principles of valuation of real property. Machinery for earthwork, concreting and their specific uses, factors affecting selection of construction equipments, operating cost of equipments. Construction activity, schedules, organizations, quality assurance principles. Basic principle of network CPM and PERT uses in construction monitoring, cost optimization and resource allocation. Basic principles of economic analysis and methods. Project profitability: Basis principles of financial planning, simple toll fixation criterions

Part D

Geo Technical Engineering & Foundation Engineering

Types of soils, phase relationships, consistency limits particles size distribution, classifications of soils, structure and clay mineralogy. Capillary water, effective stress and pore water pressure, Darcy's Law, factors affecting permeability, determination of permeability, permeability of stratified soil deposits. Seepage pressure, quick sand condition, compressibility and consolidation, Terzaghi's theory of one dimensional consolidation, consolidation test. Compaction of soil, field control of compaction total stress and effective stress parameters, pore pressure parameters, shear strength of soils, Mohr Coulomb failure theory, shear tests. Earth pressure at rest, active and passive pressures, Rankin's theory Coulomb's wedge theory, Graphical method of earth pressure on retaining wall, sheetpile walls, braced excavation, bearing capacity, Terzaghi and other important theories, net and gross bearing pressure. Immediate and consolidation settlement, stability of slope, total stress and effective stress methods, conventional methods of slices, stability number. Subsurface exploration, methods of boring, sampling, penetration tests, pressure meter tests, essential features of foundation, types of foundation, design criteria, choice of type of foundation, stress distribution in soils, Boussinessq's theory, Westergaard method, Newmarks chart, pressure bulb, contact, pressure, applicability of different bearing capacity theories, evaluation of bearing capacity from filed tests, allowable bearing capacity, settlement analysis, allowable settlement, proportioning of footing, isolated and combined footings, rafts, pile foundation, types of piles, plies capacity, static and dynamic analysis, design of pile groups, pile load test, settlement of piles lateral loads, foundation for bridges, Ground improvement techniques: sand drains, stone columns, grouting, soil stabilization geotextiles and geomembrane, Machine foundation: Natural frequency, design of machine foundations based on the recommendation of B.I.S. codes