Civil Engineering 1st stage
Civil Engineering 2nd Stage
Civil Engineering 3rd Stage
Civil Engineering 4th Stage

Following is the syllabus of the subjects in the department curriculum.


CE 101 Mathematics – I ( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Intervals, Inequalities, Functions, Parametric Functions, Limits and Continuity, Derivatives, Application of Derivatives, Curve tracing, Hyperbolic Functions and their inverses, Conical Sections, Integrations, Methods of Integration, Numerical Integration, Application of Definite Integrals [ Areas, Volume, Length of curve,…… ], the Calculus of Transcendental Functions and their inverses, Determinate, Matrices.

CE 102 Engineering Mechanics ( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Basic Concepts, Force Systems, Composition and Resolution of Forces, Moments and Couples, Resultants of Force Systems, Equilibrium and Free Body Diagram, Frames and Trusses in Plane, Frames and Trusses in Space, Friction, Centroids and Centers of Gravity, Center of Pressure, Second Moments of Area or Moment of Inertia, Polar Moment of Inertia, Products of Inertia, Principles of Virtual Work.

Introduction to Dynamic, Kinematics of Particles, Rectilinear and Curvilinear Motion, Translation and Rotation, Kinetics of Particles and Rigid Bodies, Plan Motion, Work and Energy, Impulse and Momentum,

CE 103 Computer ( 1 , 2 , 0 )

Introduction to computers and historical review, Flow Charts, Algorithms, Computer Components and Hardware, Operating Systems, Numerical Systems, Programming Languages, " Q – BASIC " Language ( Constants and Variables, Library Functions, Input and Output Statements, Conditional and Unconditional Branches, Loops, Arrays and Matrices, Subroutines ), Computer Applications in Civil Engineering.

CE 104 Engineering Drawing and Descriptive Geometry ( 0 , 0 , 6 )

Introduction and Instruments, Lines and Lettering, Applied Geometry, Orthographic Projection, Dimensions and Scales, Isometric, Sectional Views, Projection Theory, Projection of ( Points, Lines, Planes….. ), True Length and Shapes, Projection of Bodies.

CE 105 Building Materials & Testing ( 1 , 0 , 2 )

Manufacturing, Types, Physical and Mechanical Properties of building Materials such as: [ Bricks, Stones, Blocks, Pavement Bricks, Wood, Steel, ………….], Mortar and Binders, Gypsum Mortar, Lime Mortar, Finishing Materials [ Gypsum, Gypsum Board, Clay Tile, Concrete Tile, Plastics,….. ], Damp Proofing [ Paints, Bituminous Materials,…… ], Sound and Heat Insulation Materials, Laboratory tests on: Bricks, Concrete Blocks, Tiles, Stones, Wood, Gypsum, Steel, Tiles, ……….. ].

CE 106 Engineering Geology ( 1 , 0 , 1 )

Introduction, Earth Formation and Properties, Earth Composition, Rocks and Minerals, Crystals, Structural Geology, Soil, Physical and Mechanical Properties of Soils and Rocks, Stresses in Rocks, Ground and Underground Water, Rock Mechanics, Weathering, Erosion, Geology of Engineering Projects ( Foundations, Tunnels, Dams, Reservoirs, …….. ), Geomorphology, Folds and Faults, Geological Maps, Topographic Maps, Geophysical Methods.

CE 107 Engineering Statistics ( 1 , 1 , 0 )

Introduction, Descriptive and Inferential Statistics, Pictorial Description of Data, Classification of Data, Frequency Distribution ( Cumulative Frequency Distribution, Frequency Histogram, Frequency Polygon, Frequency Curve and Relative Frequency ) , Measurements of Central Tendency ( Mathematical Mean, Mode, Geometric Mean and Harmonic Mean ), Measures of Dispersion ( Standard Deviation, Variance, Coefficient of Variance, Range and Mean Absolute Deviation ), Probability of Simple and Compound Events, Permutation and Combination, Statistical Probability Distributions ( Poisson, Binomial, Normal, t – and F - ), Sampling and Testing of Significant Chi-Square Distribution and Linear Correlation and regression, Curve Fitting by Least Squares, Computer Applications in Statistics.

CE 108 Kurdology ( 2 , 0 , 0 )

CE 109 Technical English ( 2 , 0 , 0 )

Grammars, Pronunciation, Selected Paragraphs in Civil Engineering.

CE 110 Academic Debate ( 1 , 1 , 0 )

Debate theory, Seminars & Presentation, Oral presentation skills, Class Discussion, Slide and Power Point presentation, How to construct an argument, Speaking and Listening, Ethics of communication, Philosophy of science and generation of knowledge, Note taking, Effective poster presentation ( in computer lab ), Speed reading, How to write a proposal, Essay and report writing skills, Reference management (Endnote)


CE 201 Mathematics( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Polar Coordinates, Vectors and Analytical Geometry in Space, Functions of Two or more Variable and their Derivatives, Partial Derivatives, Total Differential, Exact Differential, Multiple Integral, Area, Volume and Moment of Inertia by Double Integration, Infinite Series, Power Series, Geometric Series, Complex Numbers and Functions.

CE 202 Surveying ( 2 , 1 ,3 )

Introduction, Distance Measurements, Chain Surveying, Levels and Height Measurements, Profiles and Cross Sections, Areas and Volumes, Plane Table, Contour Lines and Topography, Theodolites and Angle Measurements, Location of Coordinates, Traversing, Triangulation, Indirect Distance Measurements, Tachometry, Construction Surveying, Curves, Photogrammetry, Hydrographic Surveying, Theory of Errors and Least Squares Adjustment, Surveying Practices on [ Distance Measurements, Leveling and Applications, Profiles and Cross Sections, Plane Table, Theodolites and Applications, Traversing , Contouring, Curve Locations, ………… ] , .

CE 203 Mechanics of Materials ( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Introduction, Simple Stress and Strain, Hook's Law, Thin Walled Pressure Vessels, Axially Loaded Members, Poisson's Ratio, Thermal Stress, Torsion, Axial Force, Shear Force and Bending Moment Diagrams, Bending and Shear Stresses in Beams, Composite Beams, Combined Stresses, Principal Stresses, Mohr's Circle, Slope and Deflection of Beams, Double Integration Method, Moment - Area Method, Restrained and Continuous Beams, Buckling of Columns.

CE 204 Fluid Mechanics ( 2 , 1 , 1 )

Fluid Properties and Flow Characteristics, Pressure Variations in Static Fluid, Hydrostatic Force on Plane Surfaces, Hydrostatic Pressure Forces on Curved Surfaces, Buoyancy and floatation, Accelerated Fluid Masses, Kinematics of Fluid Motion, Applications of Energy Equations, Momentum Equations, Flow of Ideal and Real Fluid, Similitude and Dimensional Analysis, Fluid Flow in Pipes, Friction Losses, Minor Losses, Pipes in Series, Pipes in Parallel Network, Fluid Flow in Open Channels, Specific Energy and Transitions. Lab Tests on [ Pressure Measurement, Bernoulli Equation and Venturimeter, Renaults Number, Flow Through Orifice, Weirs, Friction in Pipes, …………..].

CE 205 Concrete Technology ( 2 , 0 , 1 )

Introduction, Concrete Aggregate, Cement, Types and Manufacturing, Water, Admixtures, Concrete Manufacturing, Placing and Curing, Concrete Mix design, Properties of Fresh and Hardened Concrete, Strength of Concrete, Elasticity, Shrinkage, Creep and Durability of Concrete. Lab Tests on [ Cement, Aggregates, Fresh and Hardened Concrete…… ]

CE 206 Programming and applications ( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Introduction, Knowledge Representation in Computer, Types of Data, Arithmetical Operators, Relational Operators, Logical Operators, Programming with Visual Basic, Controls and Code, Variables and Code for Calculations, Coding Decision ( IF-Else) (Select Case), Debugging, Immediate Window, Stand-alone Projects, Event Procedures, Creating Menus, Multiple Form Projects, Startup Object, Code for Multiple Forms, List Box and Combo Box Controls, Looping (For-Next) (Do-While), Sorting of Data, Project References, Execution File, Compiling and Distributing Application, Introduction to Microsoft Excel, Simple Formulas, Complex Formulas, Functions, Type of Charts, Equation of Charts, Curve Fitting, Filter, Import of Data, Communication between Visual Basic and Microsoft Excel, Arrays, Matrices, Operations of Matrices, Introduction to Numerical Analysis, Errors, Some Examples and Applications for Numerical Solution by using Visual Basic and Microsoft Excel.

CE 207 Building Constructions ( 1 , 1 , 0 )

Types of Buildings, earthwork, Footing and Foundations, Piles and Piling, Concrete Works, Brick and Block works, Masonry Works, Trusses and Steel Works, Forms and Scaffoldings, Floors and Roofs, Beams, Columns, Arches, Lintels and Sills, Damp Proofing, Finishing of Walls and Ceilings, Doors and Windows, Means of Moving Between Levels, Stairs, Fire Places and Chimneys, Joints in Buildings, Pre-cast Units and Construction.

CE 208 Environmental Engineering ( 1 , 1 , 0 )

Introduction, Environmental Considerations of City Planning, Air Pollutions, Solid Wastes and Disposals, Surface Water Pollution, Noise Pollution, Radiation Pollution, Control of Rodents, Pesticides.


CE 301 Structural Analysis ( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Introduction, Stability and Determinacy, Statically Determinate Beams, Frames and Trusses, Axial Force, Shear, and Bending Moment Diagrams for Beams and Frames, Analysis of Arches, Influence Lines of Beams, Frames and Trusses, Deflections of Statically Determinate Structures, Unit Load Method, Least Work Method, Conjugate-Beam Method, Moving Loads, Analysis of Statically Indeterminate Structures, (Approximate Method, Consistence Deformation Method, Least Work Method, Slope Deflection Method, Moment Distribution Method, Introduction to Stiffness Method).

CE 302 Reinforced Concrete ( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Properties of Concrete and Reinforcing Steel, Design Methods, Flexural Analysis and Design of Beams ( Single, Double, T and L- Shaped Sections ), Approximate Analysis and Design of Continuous Beams, Shear and Diagonal Tension in Beams, Shear Design, Torsional Design of Beams, Bond, Anchorage, Development Length, Splices, Serviceability ( Crack – Width and Deflection ), One – Way Slabs, Two – Way Slabs, Columns ( Short and long Columns ), Staircases.

CE 303 Soil Mechanics ( 2 , 1 , 1 )

Description and Classification of Soils, Clay Minerals, Stress – Strain Behavior and Relationship, Soil Compaction, Stress Distribution, Principal and effective Stresses, Permeability, Seepage, Un-drained Pore water Pressure, Consolidation and Consolidation of Soil, Bearing Capacity and Settlement, Shear Strength and Stress-Strain Relationship for Drained and Un-drained Conditions, Lateral Earth Pressure, Slope Stability, Retaining Wall, Improvement of Soil, Laboratory Tests on Physical Properties and Strength of Soil.

CE 304 Highway Engineering ( 2 , 1 , 1 )

Transportation Systems and their Importance, Earthworks and Quantities, Volume Calculations, Functional Classification of Highways, Design Control and Criteria, Elements of Geometric Design, Cross-Section Elements, Horizontal Alignments, Sight Distance, Circular Curves and Spirals, Vertical Alignments, Parabolic Curves, Intersections, Interchanges, Highway Drainage, Economic Assessment for Highways, Traffic Signals, Highway Paving Materials, Flexible Pavement Design, Rigid Pavement, Bituminous Mixtures, Laboratory Tests.

CE 305 Engineering Analysis ( 3 , 0 , 0 )

First Order Differential Equations, Ordinary Linear Differential Equations with Constant Coefficients, Simultaneous Linear Differential Equations, Non Linear Differential Equations, Laplace Equations, Fourier Series and Integral, Partial Differential Equations, Function of Complex Variables, Matrices, Tensor Calculus.

CE 306 Irrigation and Drainage ( 2 , 1 , 0 )

Introduction, Soil – Water – Plant Relationship, Permeability and its Measurements, Methods of Irrigation ( Surface, Subsurface, Sprinkler, Drip, ……. ), Relation between Discharge, Depth, Time and Area, Irrigation Efficiencies, Alignment of Canals and Drains, Hydraulic Design of Canal System, Salinity Problem, Irrigation and Water Measurement, Flow of Water into and through the Soil, Drainage and Benefits, Salt Problem and Reclamation, Types of Drains, Drainage Investigation, Drainage System and Design, Leaching and Leaching Requirements, Open and Covered Drains, Vertical Drains and Dynamic of Groundwater, Depth and Spacing of Drains, Hydraulic Design of Pipe Drains, Drainage Wells.

CE 307 Engineering Management and Economy ( 2 , 0 , 0 )

Engineering Management

Definition, Management Duties of Engineering Project Manager during Construction of Project, Requirements of Successful Project Planning, Project Planning Methods ( Bar-Chart, Net-Work Analysis and Grid Methods ) Crash Program Updating the Plan, Resources Allocation.

Engineering Economy

Introduction to Science of Economy, Interest and Money – Time Relationship, Fixed Increment and Sunk Costs, Cost of Equipment and Structures, Incomes, Slope and Elasticity of Economical Function, Depreciation and its Estimate, Selection Between Alternatives, Economical Studies, Using of Statistical Methods in Engineering Economy, Benefit – Cost Ratio.

CE 308 Engineering Hydrology ( 1 , 1 , 0 )

Introduction, Hydrological Cycle, Precipitation, Evaporation, Evapotranspiration, Reservoir Evaporation, Infiltration and Indices, Groundwater, Well Hydraulics, Stream Flow Measurement, Rating Curves, Mass Curves, Elemental Hydrographic, Unit Hydrographic, Storm Hydrographic, Rainfall – Run of Modeling, Reservoir Investigation and Design, Reservoir Routing, Flood Routing, Flood Frequency Analysis, Urban Storm Water Hydrology.


CE 401 Reinforced Concrete Structural Design ( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Introduction, Two – Way Slabs ( Direct Design Method ), Flat Slabs and Flat Plates, Deflection of Two – Way Slabs, Yield Line Theory, Analysis and Design of Building Frames, Equivalent Frame Method, Shear Walls, Water Tanks, Introduction to Pre-stressed Concrete, Analysis and Design of Pre-stressed Beams, Reinforced Concrete Bridges, Computer Applications ( STAAD Pro ).

CE 402 Foundation Engineering ( 2 , 2 , 0 )

Introduction, Types of Foundations, Site Investigation and Soil Exploration, Bearing Capacity, Design Requirements of Footing ( Depth, Settlement, Safety, Water Table, ……. ), Wall Footing, Spread Footing, Combined Footing, Footing Subjected to Eccentric Load, Earth Retaining Structures, Pier and Pile Foundation, Caissons, Raft Footing, Tunnels.

CE 403 Water Supply and Sewerage ( 2 , 1 , 1 )

Water Supply Sources, Water Demand and Population Forecasting, Water Quality and Analysis, Pipe and Pipe Fittings, Water Distribution Systems and Water Tanks, Water Treatment ( Sedimentation, Coagulation, Flocculation, Filtration and Disinfection ), Sewerage Quality and Analysis, Runoff Discharge, Sewer Pipes, Sewer Systems, Secondary Treatment, Waste Water Characteristics, Waste Water Treatment, Reuse of Treated Water, River Pollution, Laboratory Tests.

CE 404 Steel Design ( 2 , 1 , 0 )

Introduction, Materials, Tension Member, Compression Member, Design of Trusses, Flexural Members, Plate Girders and Box Girders, Crane Girders, Connections, Axial and Biaxial Columns, Base and Bearing Plates, Introduction to Plastic Analysis and Design, Computer Applications ( STAAD Pro )

CE 405 Hydraulic Structures ( 2 , 1 , 0 )

Open Channel Cross-section Design, Lining, Seepage and Uplift Pressure, Flow Nets, Lane Weighted Creep Theory, Lateral Seepage, Numerical Methods, Irrigation Structures, Main Canal Intake, Head Regulators, Weir Cross Regulator, Drop Structures ( Spillways, Gates, Siphons ), Outlet Structures, Drainage Structures, Drain Junctions, Culverts, Manholes, Investigation and Selection for Dams, Gravity Dams, Earth Dams, Hydroelectric Structures, Component Parts, Selection of Turbines.

CE 406 Construction Methods and Estimation ( 2 , 0 , 0 )

Introduction, Methods of Scheduling, Critical Path Method ( CPM ), Pert and Bar Charts, Resources Allocation, Job Layout, Site Control and Supervision, Selection of Construction Equipments, Studies on Earthmoving, Road; Building and Concrete Mixing and Handling, Design of Formworks, Temporary Timber Bridges, Quantities and Units of Measurement, Estimation of Quantities in Engineering Projects, Cost of Materials and the Final Cost of Project, Specifications of Materials and Works, Contract Documents.

CE 407 Traffic Engineering ( 2 , 0 , 0 )

Vehicle Speed, Vehicle Headway Distributions, Traffic Volume Studies, Fundamental Relationships between Speed – Flow and Density, Capacity and Level of Service of Highways, Intersections Design, Intersection Control ( Traffic Signs and Signals ), Parking Studies, Road User Safety, Traffic Accidents.

CE 408 Civil Drawings ( 0 , 0 , 2 )

Structural Drawings ( Plans, Sections, Elevations, Staircases, Slabs, Beams, Columns, Footings, Trusses and Steel Building Details, Highway Sections, Intersection Details, Irrigation and Drainage Structure Details, Sanitary Structures, ………. ), AutoCAD Software Applications.

CE 409 Research Methods Engineering Project ( 0 , 3 , 0 )

Topics in Civil Engineering and Computer Applications { will be Separately Decided by the Department for Different Groups }.