Department of Civil   Engineering                      1
Presentation Outline1.0 Introduction to Department of Civil Engineering2.0 Introduction to the degree programme3.0 Content...
1.0 Introduction to Department of CivilEngineering Department of Civil Engineering is one of the six departments of the F...
What is Civil Engineering?Civil engineering is a professionalengineering discipline that deals with Design Construction...
Built Environment Created by man with or without the aid of natural environment Includes everything from simple housing ...
Built environment includes,  Buildings  Parks & recreation areas  Roads, Highways & Railways  Bridges  Airports  Har...
Civil Engineering Oldest branch of engineering after military engineering. First engineers were military engineers, comb...
Highway systems                      Civil                    Engineers                     give us                       ...
Main disciplines of Civil Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Environmental Engineering Transp...
Geotechnical Engineering Concerned with the behavior of geological materials such as soil, rocks etc.                    ...
Structural Engineering Engineering of structures  that support or resist  structural loads. Major specialties   Earthqu...
Environmental Engineering Application of engineering  to the improvement &  protection of the  environment Major special...
Transportation Engineering Use of engineering to ensure safe and efficient transportation of people and goods Major spec...
Recent Civil Engineering Projects in SriLanka             RPK                           14
2.0 Introduction to the DegreeProgramme  Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in    Civil Engineering Degree                       ...
Program Details Course Title               : Bachelor of Science in Civil                               Engineering Abbr...
COURSE CONTENT-KNOWLEDGE BASE  Natural Science  Mathematics & IT  Engineering Fundamentals  Engineering Specialist Knowled...
Program Structure Year 1 – Semester 1   Common engineering related subjects From Semester 2   Civil Engineering specif...
Semester 2                               Semester 3Thermodynamics I                    Advanced Engineering Mechanics IFlu...
Semester 4                           Semester 5Advanced Engineering              Construction ManagementMathematics IIAppl...
Semester 6                          Semester 7Design of Timber & Masonry Structures   Sustainable Design & ConstructionHig...
Student Admission Enroll under the direction of Ministry of Defence and UGC guidelines. Categories:          Local stud...
Student Intake Engineering Faculty intake: 135 students. 1st semester: Civil Engineering students follow a common  engin...
Student Enlisted In CE Degree                  35                               Army                  30                  ...
Teaching & Learning Activities •   Lectures •   Tutorials •   Assignments •   Laboratory work •   Field work •   Research ...
Internal Academic Staff Eng. (Dr.) (Mrs.) WCDK Fernando  PhD, M.Eng., B.Sc. Eng., AMIE(SL)  HOD Eng. (Dr.) TMWTB Samarak...
External Academic Staff Prof DCH Senerath    B Sc. Eng (Ceylon), M Eng. (Sheffield), Ph.D.    (Birmingham), M.Sc. Appld. ...
Physical Resources Civil Engineering Laboratory for conducting laboratory practical in   Soil Mechanics   Structural Me...
Practical SkillsVisit to theMedical Facultybuilding site atKDU.                   29
Practical skills….Survey camp provides thestudents hands on practicalskills in Surveying                              30
Practical skills ……The model of KDU wasdeveloped by CivilEngineering students                       31
Field VisitsKeththarama Cricket   SD &CC Concrete      Ground          Yard                                  32
4.0 Future Benefits The Department of Civil Engineering is in the  process of getting accredited by the Institution of  E...
Future Benefits…• Job opportunities are present both in Government  & private sector engineering organizations.• Governmen...
Future Benefits… Opportunities for Postgraduate studies are present in both national & International Universities. With ...
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  1. 1. Department of Civil Engineering 1
  2. 2. Presentation Outline1.0 Introduction to Department of Civil Engineering2.0 Introduction to the degree programme3.0 Content of the programme4.0 Future Benefits 2
  3. 3. 1.0 Introduction to Department of CivilEngineering Department of Civil Engineering is one of the six departments of the Faculty of Engineering, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University. B.Sc. Engineering Degree in Civil Engineering is offered by the Department. 3
  4. 4. What is Civil Engineering?Civil engineering is a professionalengineering discipline that deals with Design Construction Maintenanceof the built environment 4
  5. 5. Built Environment Created by man with or without the aid of natural environment Includes everything from simple housing to entire cities, and even man-made outdoor environments 5
  6. 6. Built environment includes,  Buildings  Parks & recreation areas  Roads, Highways & Railways  Bridges  Airports  Harbours, ports & other coastal structures  Irrigation systems including canals, dams etc.  Power plants & Transmission Towers  Water Treatment & distribution Plants  Waste treatment & disposal Plants etc. 6
  7. 7. Civil Engineering Oldest branch of engineering after military engineering. First engineers were military engineers, combining military and civil skills. Later, Civil Engineering developed as a separate discipline. Many of the important things in our lives that we take for granted are products of civil engineering. 7
  8. 8. Highway systems Civil Engineers give us theHarbours quality of Telecommunication life! Towers Airports Bridges 8
  9. 9. Main disciplines of Civil Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Environmental Engineering Transportation Engineering 9
  10. 10. Geotechnical Engineering Concerned with the behavior of geological materials such as soil, rocks etc. 10
  11. 11. Structural Engineering Engineering of structures that support or resist structural loads. Major specialties  Earthquake Engineering  Wind engineering  Architectural engineering  Ocean engineering 11
  12. 12. Environmental Engineering Application of engineering to the improvement & protection of the environment Major specialties  Ecological Engineering  Sanitary Engineering  Hydraulic engineering  Municipal engineering  Fire protection Engineering 12
  13. 13. Transportation Engineering Use of engineering to ensure safe and efficient transportation of people and goods Major specialties  Traffic engineering  Highway engineering  Railway systems engineering 13
  14. 14. Recent Civil Engineering Projects in SriLanka RPK 14
  15. 15. 2.0 Introduction to the DegreeProgramme Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Civil Engineering Degree 15
  16. 16. Program Details Course Title : Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering Abbreviated Title : BSc Eng Field of Specialization : Civil Engineering Medium of Instruction : English Duration : 4 years (additional 6 months for military training ) 16
  17. 17. COURSE CONTENT-KNOWLEDGE BASE Natural Science Mathematics & IT Engineering Fundamentals Engineering Specialist Knowledge Engineering Design Engineering Practice Professional Practice 17
  18. 18. Program Structure Year 1 – Semester 1  Common engineering related subjects From Semester 2  Civil Engineering specific subjects  Management related subjects  Industry Training  Research Projects  Survey Camp 18
  19. 19. Semester 2 Semester 3Thermodynamics I Advanced Engineering Mechanics IFluid Mechanics I Structural Mechanics IIComputer Aided Drafting Fundamentals of Transportation Eng.Engineering Mathematics II Soil Mechanics & Geology IBuilding Construction & Materials Surveying IISurveying I Hydraulic EngineeringIntroduction to Management Construction planning & Cost EstimationDisaster Risk Management Business Economics & Financial Accounting Engineering Chemistry & Explosives 19
  20. 20. Semester 4 Semester 5Advanced Engineering Construction ManagementMathematics IIApplied Statistics Fluid Mechanics IIPresentation Skill Development Environmental EngineeringDesign of Steel Structures Geotechnical EngineeringEngineering Hydrology Hydraulic DesignStructural Analysis I Bridge EngineeringSoil Mechanics & Geology II Research ProjectFundamentals of Environment Industrial Visits/Report WritingEng.Design of Concrete Structures I Survey CampHuman Resource Management & Comprehensive Design ProjectIndustrial RelationsCommercial & Industrial Law 20
  21. 21. Semester 6 Semester 7Design of Timber & Masonry Structures Sustainable Design & ConstructionHighway Engineering Remote Sensing & GISEngineering Economics Fire Protection & SafetyDesign of Concrete Structures II Leadership & Interpersonal SkillsPrinciples of Architecture Independent StudiesBuilding Services EngineeringStructural Analysis II Semester 8Research Project Industrial TrainingIndustrial Visits/Report WritingComprehensive Design Project 21
  22. 22. Student Admission Enroll under the direction of Ministry of Defence and UGC guidelines. Categories:  Local students (Residential) -Military  Foreign students (Residential) -Military  Day Scholars (Residential) -Military  Day Scholars – (Non-Residential) 22
  23. 23. Student Intake Engineering Faculty intake: 135 students. 1st semester: Civil Engineering students follow a common engineering programme along with other engineering students. 2nd semester: Students are divided into different disciplines as per the available vacancies. Numbers of Civil Engineering Students in Different Intakes • 27th Intake - 11 • 28th Intake - 11 • 29th Intake - 31 23
  24. 24. Student Enlisted In CE Degree 35 Army 30 25No. of students Navy 20 15 10 5 0 1 3 5 7 9 11 13 15 17 19 21 23 25 27 29 Intake 24
  25. 25. Teaching & Learning Activities • Lectures • Tutorials • Assignments • Laboratory work • Field work • Research and Design Projects • Industrial Training/Field Visits • Survey Camp • Extra curricular activities 25
  26. 26. Internal Academic Staff Eng. (Dr.) (Mrs.) WCDK Fernando PhD, M.Eng., B.Sc. Eng., AMIE(SL) HOD Eng. (Dr.) TMWTB Samarakoon PhD, MSc., B.Sc. Eng., AMIE(SL) Eng. (Ms.) R.P. Kumanayake B.Sc.Eng., MBA, AMIE(SL) 26
  27. 27. External Academic Staff Prof DCH Senerath B Sc. Eng (Ceylon), M Eng. (Sheffield), Ph.D. (Birmingham), M.Sc. Appld. Psychology (Colombo); F.I.E. (Sri Lanka) CEng. Dr UP Nawagamuwa Coordinator, B Sc Eng, M Eng (AIT), Dr Eng (YNU), CEng, MIE(SL) Mr TDC Pushpakumara - B Sc Eng, M Eng (Tokyo), AMIE(SL) Mr WJBS Fernando – B Sc Eng, M Phil, C Eng, MIE(SL) Mr JN Meegahage - B Sc Eng, M Sc, AMIE(SL) Ms TWKIM Dias - B Sc Eng, M Sc, AMIE(SL) Mr BCR Jayanath - B Sc Eng, AMIE(SL) 27
  28. 28. Physical Resources Civil Engineering Laboratory for conducting laboratory practical in  Soil Mechanics  Structural Mechanics  Materials Testing  Hydraulics Surveying Equipment for field practical 28
  29. 29. Practical SkillsVisit to theMedical Facultybuilding site atKDU. 29
  30. 30. Practical skills….Survey camp provides thestudents hands on practicalskills in Surveying 30
  31. 31. Practical skills ……The model of KDU wasdeveloped by CivilEngineering students 31
  32. 32. Field VisitsKeththarama Cricket SD &CC Concrete Ground Yard 32
  33. 33. 4.0 Future Benefits The Department of Civil Engineering is in the process of getting accredited by the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) IESL accreditation will provide international recognition for KDU Civil Engineering degree, which will create opportunities for higher education and career development of KDU graduates both locally & internationally in future. 33
  34. 34. Future Benefits…• Job opportunities are present both in Government & private sector engineering organizations.• Government organizations • Road Development Authority • Central Engineering Consultancy Bureau • State Engineering Corporation • National Water Supply & Drainage Board etc.• Private sector organizations • Sanken Lanka Pvt. Ltd. • Maga Engineering • Access Engineering etc. 34
  35. 35. Future Benefits… Opportunities for Postgraduate studies are present in both national & International Universities. With the accreditation from IESL, Civil Engineering undergraduates & degree holders of KDU will be eligible to apply for IESL student/professional membership which are recognized internationally. 35
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