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  • 1. Department of Civil Engineering 1
  • 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. 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. What is Civil Engineering?Civil engineering is a professionalengineering discipline that deals with Design Construction Maintenanceof the built environment 4
  • 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. 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. 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. Highway systems Civil Engineers give us theHarbours quality of Telecommunication life! Towers Airports Bridges 8
  • 9. Main disciplines of Civil Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering Environmental Engineering Transportation Engineering 9
  • 10. Geotechnical Engineering Concerned with the behavior of geological materials such as soil, rocks etc. 10
  • 11. Structural Engineering Engineering of structures that support or resist structural loads. Major specialties  Earthquake Engineering  Wind engineering  Architectural engineering  Ocean engineering 11
  • 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. 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. Recent Civil Engineering Projects in SriLanka RPK 14
  • 15. 2.0 Introduction to the DegreeProgramme Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Civil Engineering Degree 15
  • 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. COURSE CONTENT-KNOWLEDGE BASE Natural Science Mathematics & IT Engineering Fundamentals Engineering Specialist Knowledge Engineering Design Engineering Practice Professional Practice 17
  • 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Physical Resources Civil Engineering Laboratory for conducting laboratory practical in  Soil Mechanics  Structural Mechanics  Materials Testing  Hydraulics Surveying Equipment for field practical 28
  • 29. Practical SkillsVisit to theMedical Facultybuilding site atKDU. 29
  • 30. Practical skills….Survey camp provides thestudents hands on practicalskills in Surveying 30
  • 31. Practical skills ……The model of KDU wasdeveloped by CivilEngineering students 31
  • 32. Field VisitsKeththarama Cricket SD &CC Concrete Ground Yard 32
  • 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. 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. 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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