APSIDC Assistant Engineer (AE) Syllabus

APSIDC Syllabus for Assistant Engineer (Civil)
(for Diploma holders)

Surveying: principles of surveying, types of surveying, basic principles and concepts of chain, compass, plane table and theodolite surveying, principles of leveling, principles of tacheometry surveying and trigonometric leveling, method of setting out simple curves.
Quantity Surveying: basic concepts of quantity surveying, units and specifications, types of estimates, analysis of rates and abstract estimates, computation of volume of earth work and reservoir capacity, computation of building estimate.

Construction Materials: preparation, classification, suitability criteria of construction materials such as stones, bricks, tiles, aggregate, cement, mortars and concrete, wood, plastics, glass and asbestos.
Construction Practice:
Classification of buildings, construction of masonry work, types of doors, windows, ventilators, lintels and sunshades, finishes of roofs and floorings, scaffolding, stair cases, protective, decorative finishes and termite proofing. Strength of Materials and Theory of Structures: Simple stresses and strains, Hooke’s law, elastic constants, stress strain curve of mild steel bars, temperature stresses, shear force and bending moment for beams, pure torsion of circular solid and hollow shafts, closely coiled helical spring under axial loading, deflection of simple beams, internal pressure on thin cylinders, axially loaded columns, analysis of perfect frames using method of joints, propped cantilevers, fixed beams, continuous beams.
Properties of fluids, pressure measurement, buoyancy and flotation, continuity equation for fluid flow, fluid kinematics and Bernoulli’s theorem for fluid flow, principles of flow through orifices and mouth pieces, notches and weirs.
Transportation Engineering:
Basic principles of highways and soil engineering, highway survey and traffic engineering, highway construction and maintenance, introduction to permanent way of railways, station yard and maintenance of railways, types of bridges, culverts and cause ways.
Design of RCC Structures:
Basic concepts of concrete, reinforcing steel, philosophy of limit state design, design of beams, slabs, lintels, sunshades, T-beams, columns, footings and staircases.
Design of Steel Structures:
Riveted and welded joints, tension and compression members, roof trusses.

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