AlMughtaribeen University AlMughtaribeen University

# Subject Credit Hours
1 Structures Theory (iv) 3

9th Semester

2 Prestressed Concrete & Bridge Engineering 3
3 Hydraulic Structures 3
4 Soil Mechanics (iii) 3
5 Highway and Transportation Engineering (ii) 3
6 Elective Course (i) 3
# Subject Credit Hours
1 Construction Management 2


10th Semester

2 Irrigation Engineering 3
3 Foundation Engineering 3
4 Elective Course (ii) 3
5 Elective Course (iii) 3
6 Graduation Project 6

CVE51101 Structures Theory IV

Matrix Operations: REVIEW, Matrix Displacement Method: An Introduction, Matrix Displacement Method: Truss Analysis (Normal Loading), Matrix Displacement Method: Truss Analysis- Worked Examples, Matrix Displacement Method: Truss Analysis-Lack of Fit , (Fabrication errors) and Temperature Changes, Matrix Displacement Method: Truss Analysis-Support settlement, Matrix Displacement Method: Truss Analysis-Worked Examples for Lack of Fit (Fab, ication errors), Temperature Changes and Support settlement, Matrix Displacement Method: Simple Beam Analysis (Normal Loading) and worked examples, Matrix Displacement Method: Continuous Beam (normal loading) – Worked examples, Matrix Displacement Method: Beam Analysis – Support settlement and Worked Example, Matrix Displacement Method: Plane Frame Analysis (without axial deformations) & worked examples, Matrix Displacement Method: Plane Frame Analysis (with axial deformations) and worked examples, Single-Degree-of-Freedom-System (SDOF): Undamped Free vibration, Single-Degree-of-Freedom-System (SDOF): Damp Free vibration (Viscous damping), Single-Degree (SDOF): Forced Vibration (Response to Harmonic Loading).

CVE51102 Prestressed Concrete & Bridge Engineering

Introduction – Advantages of prestressed concrete, Classification and types of prestressed concrete, Stages of loadings, Materials in Prestressed concdrete (concdrete, high tensile steel … etc), Prestressing systems and end Anchorages for Post-tensioning, General principles and concepts of Prestressing, Losses of prestress, Analysis of prestressed concrete sections; initial and final stage, cracking stage, Ultimate stage for rectangular and flanged sections, Application to statically indeterminate structures, Shear force cable profile. Deflection. Use of codes and specifications, Design of sections. Bridge Design. Bridge loadings, Application and Distribution of loads, Design of Bridge Deck. Piers and foundation.

CVE52015 Finite Elements in Civil Engineering

Basic Principles of the Finite Element Method. Formulation of the Finite Elements Displacement Method. Formulation of Specific Finite Elements. Computer Implementation. Application in Analysis of Practical civil Engineering Problems.

CVE52102 Construction Management

INTRODUCTION: The need for project management, The construction project, The project scope and goals, The project Life-Cycle, Major types of construction projects, Construction projects participants, CONTRACT STRATEGY: Types of contracts, contract administration, selecting the contractor, sub-contracting, contract documents, types of contracts, bidding, PROJECT PLANNING: Project planning steps, estimating activity duration and direct cost, PROJECT SCHEDULING: The critical path method, calculations for the critical path method, time-scaled diagrams, Schedule Presentation, scheduling with uncertain durations (PERT), SCHEDULING OF LINEAR PROJECTS: Linear projects, resource-driven scheduling, Line-of-Balance (LOB), RESOURCES MANAGEMENT: resource allocation, resource Loading, resource leveling (smoothing), projects time-cost trade-off, activity time-cost relationship, project time-cost relationship, shortening project duration (crashing), PROJECT FINANCE AND CONTRACT PRICING: Contract cash flow, project cash flow, finalizing a tender price, PROJECT CONTROL: schedule updating, delays analysis, earned value management (EVM), safety at construction sites.

CVE52114 Structure Theory V                                           

Yield line theory of slabs, yield line, virtual work criterion, application to slabs of different geometry and support condition, Plastic analysis of beams and frames, upper and lower bound theory. Mechanism and static method of analysis. Instalaneous centric plastic moment distribution. Application to beams frames. Frames with slumping members, Verondeel frames members of vary sections, Theory of plates, thin plates, thick plates of different boundary conditions. Shells membrane theory – design of the shells, shells of revolution, translational shells, analysis of domes, conical shells and physical shells, shells of double curvature. Application to roofs, tanks and silos, folded plates. Prismatic shells.

CVE51203 Hydraulic Structures       

Introduction, Types of dams and planning for dam reservoirs, design of hydraulic structures foundation based on previous soil, design of canals (canal x-sections and banks), and design of drainage system for agricultural schemes, standard irrigation structures used in Sudan, design of gravity dams, design considerations (hydrological) for some hydraulic structures, pump stations, hydro-electric stations, case studies.

CVE52202 Irrigation Engineering         

Introduction, soil-water relationship, crop water requirement, determination of irrigation projects design factors using crop water requirement data, drainage systems for agricultural projects, layout of canalization and drainage systems for agricultural schemes, longitudinal profiles for canals (FSL, TBL, BL, GL), irrigation methods (surface, sub-surface, sprinkler, drip irrigation), saline and alkaline soils.

CVE52214 Advanced Hydraulic                                     

Introduction to dams, studies required for dam design, site selection, surveying studies, geotechnical studies, hydrologic studies, hydraulic studies, design of dam components, dam operation, dam protection and safety, problems associated with dams in arid regions.

CVE52215 Water Resources Management         

Hydrology and climate in Sudan, Nile water resources, wadi water resources, groundwater resources, current and future water utilization, challenges of water resources management (technical, socioeconomic, environmental and institutional), trans-boundary aspects of water management in Sudan.

CVE51304 Soil Mechanics III 

Seepage: one dimensional flow, seepage forces and liquefaction, flow nets, control of seepage in hydraulic structures filters.

Slope stability analysis.

Lateral Earth pressure theories: at rest condition, active condition, passive condition.

Stability of retaining structure: retaining walls, reinforced earth walls, sheet pile walls.


CVE52303  Foundation Engineering        

Geotechnical site investigation (importance and methods), ground improvement techniques and soil stabilization, settlement of shallow foundations, bearing capacity of shallow foundations, design and construction of deep foundations (types, bearing capacity, pull out capacity testing and construction), foundation on problem soils: expansive soils, collapse soils.

CVE52316  Expansive Soils                 

Introduction and definitions (expansive, collapsible and dispersive soils). soil formation, effects of water on soils- unsaturated soil mechanics. Expansive clays: identification, classification methods, factors affecting swelling and shrinkage, measurement of swelling, suction and moisture deficiency, heave prediction, foundations on swelling soils, pavements on swelling soils. Collapsible soils: nature and properties of collapsible soils, factors controlling collapse, foundations on collapsible soils. Dispersive soils: introduction and definitions, identification of dispersive soils, measurement of dispersivity, use of dispersive soils in water structures, stabilization of dispersive soils.

CVE51305 Highway & Transportation Engineering II    

Road pavement: flexible and rigid pavement, pavement structural design: (e.g. TRL & AASHTO design methods), pavement materials and testing: granular materials, bituminous materials and concrete mixture, pavement construction: construction equipment and construction stages, highway drainage, highway maintenance, road quantity survey and costing.

CVE52314 Transportation and Traffic Engineering            

Multimodal examination of the planning, design and operation of transportation facilities; social aspects and economic evaluation of transportation system improvements; transportation design project.

Principles of the geometric design and operation of streets and highways, including planning aspects, traffic design and control and highway safety. Application of these principles to actual situations.