Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research

University of Technology

Building and Construction Engineering Department

Geomatics Engineering Branch

Undergraduate Study Syllabus 2013/2014

 

 

First Year

Subject

Hrs./week

Units

Theo.

Prac.

Tut.

B.E.6101

Engineering Mechanics

3

-

1

6

B.E.6102

Mathematics (I)

3

-

1

6

B.E.6103

Building Materials Technology

2

1

-

5

B.E.6104

Engineering Drawing

1

3

-

5

B.E.6105

Engineering Geology

2

-

-

4

B.E.6106

Principles of Computers

1

2

1

4

B.E.6107

Principles of Geomatics Engineering

1

-

-

2

B.E.6108

Human Rights and Public Freedoms

1

-

-

2

B.E6109

English Intro.

1

-

1

2

B.E.6110

Workshops

-

6

-

6

Total

15

12

4

42

31

 

 

B.E. 6101 Engineering Mechanics
Theory:  3hrs./ Week
Tutorial: 1hr./ Week

Statics:

1- Introduction to scalar and vector quantities, forces, moments, couples.

16

2- Resultants of force systems.

16

3- Equilibrium:

Free-body diagrams, equilibrium of bodies by planar and three dimensional system of forces with applications.

16

4- Friction:

Coefficient of friction, angle of friction, applications.

10

5- First and second moments of inertia:

Centroid, center of gravity and center of pressure, theorems or propositions of Pappus, second moments of inertia, products of inertia of areas, polar moment of inertia, transfer of coordinates.

20

Dynamics:

6- Kinematics-absolute motion:

Rectilinear motion, angular motion and absolute motion of particles using linear and polar coordinates, absolute motion of a particle on a curve in one plane using normal and tangential components.

16

7- Kinetics, force, mass, acceleration, Newtons law of motion, equations of motion of a particle (translation and rotation), reversed effective forces and couples.

16

8- Introduction to work and energy.

10

     

 

 

B.E. 6102 Mathematics I

Theory:   3hrs./ Week

Tutorial: 1hr./ Week

1- Revision:

Trigonometry, graphs, coordinates, equations of straight line and circle, function domain, range, inverse of a function, absolute value, limits, definition and theories, lim (sin f) / f, infinity, differentiation and integration of algebraic function.

20

2- Determinants: definitions and properties, solution of a system of equations (Cramers Rule).

4

3- Vectors: definitions and representations, vector components and the unit vector.

20

4- Transcendental function (trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, natural algorithmic, exponential and power functions): definitions, properties, differentiation and integration graphs.

12

5- Conic sections: (parabola, ellipse and hyperbola).

8

6- Hyperbolic functions: definitions, properties, derivatives and integrals.

8

7- Methods of integration: powers of trigonometric functions, integrals involving , integrals with ax2+bx+c, partial fraction, integration by parts, the substitution u= tan x/2, further substitution, improper integral.

24

8- Application of definite integrals (areas, volumes, length of the curve and surface areas).

12

9- Complex numbers: definitions, Argand diagram, multiplication and division, De Moivres theorem, roots.

8

10- Polar coordinates: graphs and plane area.

4

     

  

 

B.E. 6103 Building Materials Technology

Theory:   2hr./ Week

Practical: 1hr./ Week

1-Structure of matter:

Atomic structure, types of bonding.

2

2- Mechanical properties of materials:

Stress, deformation, strain, Hookes law, general expression for strain, toughness, ductility, and thermal properties.

14

3- Types of materials:

Metallic materials, non metallic materials and ceramic materials.

2

4-Tests:

Tensile, compressive, flexural, torsion, impact, hardness, creep and fatigue.

10

5- Metal:

Classification, composition, properties, uses, standard tests and specifications.

8

6- Bricks:

Classification, manufacture, properties of brick, durability, standard tests and specifications.

6

7- Bonding materials:

Classification, chemical composition, manufacture, properties and uses of common bonding materials, standard tests and specifications.

6

8- Timber:

Classification, properties, seasoning, types of defects, standard tests.

8

9-Plastics: properties and classifications, methods of manufacturing, moldings, plastic binders, fields of application of plastics.

4

Laboratory Tests

1- Bricks:

Dimensions, efflorescence, water absorption, compressive strength.

4

2-Terrazo tiles:

Dimensions, water absorption, modulus of rupture.

4

3- Steel:

Tensile test, compressive test, modulus of elasticity.

2

4- Bonding materials- Gypsum:

Fineness, standard consistency, setting time, soundness, mechanical resistance, static bending.

10

5- Timber:

Static bending, compression parallel and perpendicular to the fiber, tensile test, shear test.

10

     

 

 

  

B.E. 6104 Engineering Drawing

Theory:    1hr./ Week

Practical: 3hr./ Week

1- Introduction: definition of engineering drawing, applications of engineering drawing in industrial fields.

4

2- Graphic instruments and their use.

4

3- Arabic and Latin lettering.

4

4- Drawing of all types of lines.

8

5- Drawing of some simple types of decorations.

4

6- Drawing of ellipse using different methods.

4

7- Drawing of different tangents and curves.

4

8- Drawing scales.

4

9- Ortho graphic-drawing, projections.

8

10- Isometric drawing.

8

11- Free-hand drawing.

4

12- Projection by European method.

8

13- Determination of the third projection based on two known projections.

12

14- Isometric drawing based on three known projections.

12

15- Sections.

8

16- Drawing of plans for civil engineering applications.

8

17- Descriptive geometry.

16

     

 

  

B.E. 6105 Engineering Geology
Theory:  2hrs./ Week

1- Introduction:

Relationship between geology and civil engineering, earth structure (crust, mantle, core), geological cycle.

4

2- Minerals and rocks:

-Minerals: formation, classification, crystal forms, identification.

-Rocks: classification, nature, texture, igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks, natural rock cycle.

6

3- Soil:

Weathering, soil formation, classification, transported and residual soils, mineral composition, soils of Iraq.

4

4- Structural geology:

Types of earth movements, basic definitions, folds, faults, joints, and their types.

4

5- Topographic and geological maps:

General concepts, importance, components, construction of each map, examples and applications.

6

6- Physical and engineering properties of rocks:

- Physical properties of rocks (density, porosity, void ratio, dry and saturated unit weight), multimineral rocks. Mathematical examples and applications.

- Mechanical properties: Rock deformation, elastic moduli, mechanical properties of rocks (compressive, tensile, and shear strength), earth stresses. Mathematical examples and applications.

4

7- Surface water and river geologic work:

Water movement, discharge and other hydraulic parameters with their mathematical determination, river geologic work (erosion, transportation and deposition), types of river deposits. Mathematical examples and applications.

4

8- Ground water:

Sources, permeability and porosity, effects of rock types, vertical distribution of ground water, types of aquifers, (confined and unconfined), Darcy's law, case study for unconfined aquifers, ground water movement effect of geological structures on ground water, springs and their types, hydrogeology of Iraq. Mathematical examples and applications.

6

9- Site investigations:

Fundamental concepts, stages of site investigations. Geophysical methods (electric, seismic, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), electromagnetic, gravity, magnetic) with their applications and uses in civil engineering. Mathematical examples and applications.

6

10- Geological problems related to civil engineering:

Soil creep, landslides, rock avalanches, erosion, deposition, their causes and effects, effect of ground water, applications and engineering solutions.

6

11- Effects of geological structures on structural projects:

joints, folds, and faults, applications.

6

12- Other phenomena:

Volcanoes and earthquakes, their effects and predictions.

4

     

 

 

  

 

B.E. 6106 Principles of Computers

Theory:    1 hr./ Week

Practical: 2 hrs./ Week

Tutorial:  1 hr./ Week

1- Computer definition: (Computer generation, computer components, numerical systems, algorithms and charts).

3

2- File, definition, types and names, operating system (MS-DOS): explain, internal and external commands.

3

3- Introduction to WINDOWS, Desktop, using the mouse, My Computer, closing any open window, temporary closing.

3

4- Zooming any window, creating new folder, select folder, find folder or file, copying from any folder to another, delete files or folders.

2

5- Microsoft office

         Microsoft World

         Microsoft Excel

         Microsoft Powerpoint

5

5- Quick basic programming.

4

6- Introduction to AutoCAD:

Definition of the AutoCAD graphics window and the way of determining point through window, explain the commands.

2

7- Limits, Status, Zoom, Pan, Snap, Grid, Osnap, Ortho.

4

8- Line, Rectangle, Circle, Arc.

3

9- Examination.

1

     

 

B.E. 6107 Principles of Geomatics Engineering

Theory: 1hr./ Week

1-      Introductory geomatics.

3

2-      Measuring geometry

3

A-    Surveying

3

B-    Hydrography

3

C-    satellite positioning

2

D-    navigation

2

E-     photogrammetry

2

F-     remote sensing

2

G-    mapping

2

10- Understanding measurements

2

a-      introductory uncertainty & estimation theory

2

b-      Managing geographic information

2

c-      Applications of geomatics techniques

2

     

 

 

 

B.E. 6108 Human Rights and Public Freedoms

Theory:   1hr./ Week

1- Origins of civil rights and freedom, including: legislation for civil rights, understanding civil rights, philosophy of civil rights, economical conception of civil rights, etc.

3

2- Legal basis for the rule of law, including: influence of the constitution on the legality and guarantee of civil rights, civil rights laws & their application, organization by authority & their behaviour during state of emergency, etc.

3

3- General Freedoms guarantees, including legal action, study of French legal system, basic principles of civil rights, etc.

3

4- Equality, including historical development of equality, gendre equality, equality of creed & race, etc.

2

5- Basic Freedoms, individual civil rights, freedom of culture & thought, economic freedom in society, etc.

2

6- Basic civil rights, including security of society & individual, refusal to accept retroactive laws, individual rights before & after the French revolution and in an empire, Algerian struggle for freedom, etc.

4

7- Freedom of movement of people.

2

8- Freedom of thought, including freedom of opinion &belief, separation between state & religious establishment, freedom of the press, freedom of organization, freedom of public demonstration, historical development, etc.

6

9- Freedom of labour, etc.

2

10- Freedom of owning property, capitalistic & socialist understanding of ownership.

1

11- Freedom of trade and industry including constitutional requirements, commercial freedom, etc.

1

12- Other Freedoms including, forming political parties, third world application of civil rights, advances in scientific& technical aspects of civil rights.

1

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

B.E. 6110 Workshops
Practical: 6 hrs./ Week

The workshop training program is designed to satisfy the following objectives:

         Teaching safety rules and regulations on-site in an industrial environment.

         Proper use of working tools, instruments, and machines.

         Introducing basic workshop practices, production, labor, and time-requirements of workshop operations.

The students are introduced to training programs in nine workshops: electrical, welding, forging, fitting, turning and milling, carpentry, plumbing, auto-mechanics, and casting.

The student is to spend 18 hours of training in every workshop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Second Year

Subject

Hrs./week

Units

Theo.

Prac.

Tut.

B.E.6201

Strength of Materials

3

-

1

6

B.E.6202

Mathematics (II)

3

-

1

6

B.E.6203

Concrete Technology

2

2

-

6

B.E.6204

Land Surveying (I)

2

2

-

6

B.E.6205

Fluid Mechanics

2

1

1

5

B.E.6206

Cartography

2

1

1

5

B.E.6207

Computer Programming

1

2

-

4

B.E.6208

Engineering Statistics

1

-

1

2

Total

16

8

5

40

29