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GATE Online Preparation - 2019

We fill the gap between Aspiration & Reality of GATE

GATE 2019 Syllabus for Civil Engineering

Engineering Mathematics


Linear Algebra
  • Matrix algebra

  • Systems of linear equations

  • Eigen values and Eigen vectors

Ordinary Differential Equation ( ODE )
  • First order ( linear and non – linear ) equations

  • higher order linear equations with constant coefficients

  • Euler – Cauchy equations

  • Laplace transform and its application in solving linear ODEs

  • Initial and boundary value problems.

Calculus
  • Functions of single variable

  • Limit, continuity and differentiability

  • Mean value theorems

  • local maxima and minima

  • Taylor and Maclaurin series

  • Evaluation of definite and indefinite integrals

  • application of definite integral to obtain area and volume

  • Partial derivatives

  • Total derivative

  • Gradient

  • Divergence and Curl, Vector identities

  • Directional derivatives

  • Line, Surface and Volume integrals

  • Stokes

  • Gauss and Green's theorems.

Partial Differential Equation ( PDE ) : Fourier series
  • separation of variables

  • solutions of onedimensional diffusion equation

  • first and second order one – dimensional wave equation and two-dimensional Laplace equation.

Probability and Statistics
  • Definitions of probability and sampling theorems

  • Conditional probability

  • Discrete Random variables

  • Poisson and Binomial distributions

  • Continuous random variables

  • normal and exponential distributions

  • Descriptive statistics – Mean, median, mode and standard deviation

  • Hypothesis testing.

Numerical Methods
  • Accuracy and precision

  • error analysis

  • Numerical solutions of linear and non – linear algebraic equations

  • Least square approximation

  • Newton's and Lagrange polynomials

  • numerical differentiation

  • Integration by trapezoidal and Simpson's rule

  • single and multi – step methods for first order differential equations.

Structural Engineering


Engineering Mechanics
  • System of forces

  • free – body diagrams

  • equilibrium equations

  • Internal forces in structures

  • Friction and its applications

  • Kinematics of point mass and rigid body

  • Centre of mass

  • Euler's equations of motion

  • Impulse – momentum

  • Energy methods

  • Principles of virtual work

Solid Mechanics
  • Bending moment and shear force in statically determinate beams

  • Simple stress and strain relationships

  • Theories of failures

  • Simple bending theory

  • flexural and shear stresses

  • shear centre

  • Uniform torsion

  • buckling of column

  • combined and direct bending stresses

Structural Analysis
  • Statically determinate and indeterminate structures by force / energy methods

  • Method of superposition

  • Analysis of trusses

  • Arches

  • Beams

  • cables and frames

  • Displacement methods

  • Slope deflection and moment distribution methods

  • Influence lines

  • Stiffness and flexibility methods of structural analysis.

Construction Materials and Management
  • Construction Materials

  • Structural steel – composition

  • material properties and behavior

  • Concrete – constituents

  • mix design

  • short – term and long – term properties

  • Bricks and mortar

  • Timber

  • Bitumen

  • Construction Management

  • Types of construction projects

  • Tendering and construction contracts

  • Rate analysis and standard specifications

  • Cost estimation

  • Project planning and network analysis – PERT and CPM

Concrete Structures
  • Working stress

  • Limit state and Ultimate load design concepts

  • Design of beams

  • Slabs

  • Columns

  • Bond and development length

  • Prestressed concrete

  • Analysis of beam sections at transfer and service loads.

Steel Structures
  • Working stress and Limit state design concepts

  • Design of tension and compression members

  • beams and beam- columns

  • column bases

  • Connections – simple and eccentric

  • beam-column connections

  • plate girders and trusses

  • Plastic analysis of beams and frames

Geotechnical Engineering


Soil Mechanics
  • Origin of soils

  • soil structure and fabric

  • Three – phase system and phase relationships

  • index properties

  • Unified and Indian standard soil classification system

  • Permeability – one dimensional flow

  • Darcy's law

  • Seepage through soils – two – dimensional flow

  • flow nets

  • uplift pressure,

  • piping

  • Principle of effective stress

  • Capillarity

  • seepage force and quicksand condition

  • Compaction in laboratory and field conditions

  • One dimensional consolidation

  • time rate of consolidation

  • Mohr's circle

  • stress paths

  • effective and total shear strength parameters

  • characteristics of clays and sand

Foundation Engineering
  • Sub – surface investigations – scope

  • drilling bore holes

  • sampling

  • plate load test

  • standard penetration and cone penetration tests

  • Earth pressure theories – Rankine and Coulomb

  • Stability of slopes – finite and infinite slopes

  • method of slices and Bishop's method

  • Stress distribution in soils – Boussinesq's and Westergaard's theories

  • pressure bulbs

  • Shallow foundations – Terzaghi's and Meyerhoff's bearing capacity theories

  • effect of water table

  • Combined footing and raft foundation

  • Contact pressure

  • Settlement analysis in sands and clays

  • Deep foundations – types of piles

  • dynamic and static formulae

  • load capacity of piles in sands and clays, pile load test

  • negative skin friction

Water Resources Engineering


Fluid Mechanics
  • Properties of fluids

  • fluid statics

  • Continuity

  • Momentum

  • energy and corresponding equations;

  • Potential flow,

  • applications of momentum and energy equations

  • Laminar and turbulent flow

  • Flow in pipes, pipe networks

  • Concept of boundary layer and its growth

Hydraulics
  • Forces on immersed bodies

  • Flow measurement in channels and pipes

  • Dimensional analysis and hydraulic similitude

  • Kinematics of flow

  • velocity triangles

  • Basics of hydraulic machines

  • specific speed of pumps and turbines

  • Channel Hydraulics – Energy -depth relationships

  • specific energy

  • critical flow,

  • slope profile

  • hydraulic jump

  • uniform flow and gradually varied flow

Hydrology
  • Hydrologic cycle

  • Precipitation

  • Evaporation

  • evapo – transpiration

  • watershed

  • infiltration

  • unit hydrographs

  • hydrograph analysis

  • flood estimation and routing

  • reservoir capacity

  • reservoir and channel routing

  • surface run-off models

  • ground water hydrology – steady state well hydraulics and aquifers

  • Application of Darcy's law

Irrigation
  • Duty

  • Delta

  • estimation of evapo – transpiration

  • Crop water requirements

  • Design of lined and unlined canals

  • head works

  • gravity dams and spillways

  • Design of weirs on permeable foundation

  • Types of irrigation systems

  • irrigation methods

  • Water logging and drainage

  • Canal regulatory works

  • cross-drainage structures

  • outlets and escapes

Environmental Engineering


Water Requirements
  • Quality standards

  • basic unit processes and operations for water treatment

  • Drinking water standards, water requirements

  • basic unit operations and unit processes for surface water treatment

  • distribution of water

  • Sewage and sewerage treatment

  • quantity and characteristics of wastewater

  • Primary,secondary and tertiary treatment of wastewater

  • effluent discharge standards

  • Domestic wastewater treatment

  • quantity of characteristics of domestic wastewater

  • primary and secondary treatment

  • Unit operations and unit processes of domestic wastewater

  • sludge disposal

Air Pollution
  • Types of pollutants, their sources and impacts

  • air pollution meteorology

  • air pollution control

  • air quality standards and limits

Municipal Solid Wastes
  • Characteristics

  • Generation

  • Collection and transportation of solid wastes

  • Engineered systems for solid waste management ( reuse / recycle, energy recovery, treatment and disposal ).

Noise Pollution
  • Impacts of noise

  • permissible limits of noise pollution

  • measurement of noise and control of noise pollution

Transportation Engineering


Transportation Infrastructure
  • Highway alignment and engineering surveys

  • Geometric design of highways – cross – sectional elements

  • sight distances

  • horizontal and vertical alignments

  • Geometric design of railway track

  • Airport runway length

  • taxiway and exit taxiway design

Highway Pavements
  • Highway materials – desirable properties and quality control tests

  • Design of bituminous paving mixes

  • Design factors for flexible and rigid pavements

  • Design of flexible pavement using IRC : 37 – 2012

  • Design of rigid pavements using IRC : 58 – 2011

  • Distresses in concrete pavements

Traffic Engineering
  • Traffic studies on flow

  • Speed

  • travel time – delay and O – D study

  • PCU

  • peak hour factor

  • parking study

  • ccident study and analysis

  • statistical analysis of traffic data

  • Microscopic and macroscopic parameters of traffic flow

  • fundamental relationships

  • Control devices

  • signal design by Webster's method

  • Types of intersections and channelization

  • Highway capacity and level of service of rural highways and urban roads

Geomatics Engineering


  • Principles of surveying

  • Errors and their adjustment

  • Maps – scale

  • coordinate system

  • Distance and angle measurement – Levelling and trigonometric leveling

  • Traversing and triangulation survey

  • Total station

  • Horizontal and vertical curves

  • Photogrammetry – scale

  • flying height

  • Remote sensing – basics

  • platform and sensors

  • visual image interpretation

  • Basics of Geographical information system ( GIS ) and Geographical Positioning system ( GPS ).

TOPICS NOT INCLUDED IN GATE SYLLABUS


Structural Analysis
  • Free and forced vibrations of the single degree and multi degree freedom systems.

  • Concept and use of computer aided design.

  • Earthquake & resistant design of structure.

Hydraulic Machines
  • Power house classifications and layout, storage, pondage and control of supply.

Geotechnical Engineering
  • Properties and uses of geo – synthesis.

  • Principles of ground modification

Surveying
  • Survey layout for culverts, canal, bridges, road/railways alignment and Buildings.

Transportation
  • Maintenance practices for railway systems, track Modernization.

  • Docks and Harbors,

  • Tunneling

Building Materials
  • Glass, plastic, FPR, Ceramics, Aluminum, Fly ash

Construction Equipment's
Geology

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