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Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil Engineering in Vidyavardhaka Polytechnic was started in the year 2009 and it has become a centre of excellence in the Civil Engineering field over the years. The course imparts knowledge in the areas of Building Technology, hydraulics, Environmental Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, Surveying, Transportation Engineering, and so forth.

Vision

The department will provide quality technical education in civil engineering to produce competent professionals to serve the society.

Mission

  • To impart quality education through competent staff and excellent infrastructure.
  • To nurture talent and ethics in students to be leaders in their profession.
  • To strengthen industry connect for knowledge sharing.

PROGRAMME EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES (PEOs)

PEO 1.
Exhibit technical and managerial competencies by involving in ethical and entrepreneurial activities.

PEO 2.
Professionally progress in Civil Engineering and related areas with an orientation towards continuous learning.

PEO 3.
Encourage to pursue higher studies and understand benefits of life-long learning.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES (PO)

PO 1. Basic and Discipline specific knowledge:
Apply knowledge of basic mathematics, science and engineering fundamentals and engineering specialization to solve the engineering problems.

PO 2. Problem analysis:
Identify and analyse well-defined engineering problems using codified standard methods.

PO 3. Design/ development of solutions:
Design solutions for well-defined technical problems and assist with the design of systems components or processes to meet specified needs.

PO 4. Engineering Tools, Experimentation and Testing:
Apply modern engineering tools and appropriate technique to conduct standard tests and measurements.

PO 5. Engineering practices for society, sustainability and environment:
Apply appropriate technology in context of society, sustainability, environment and ethical practices.

PO 6. Project Management:
Use engineering management principles individually, as a team member or a leader to manage projects and effectively communicate about well-defined engineering activities.

PO 7. Life-long learning:
Ability to analyze individual needs and engage in updating in the context of technological changes.

Infrastructure:

Class Rooms: Lecture halls equipped with multimedia Projector and CCTV.

Seminar Hall: Spacious seminar with multimedia projector and audio visual facility.

Library and Computer center: College library consists of more collection of technical books and journals. Computer center facility is provided to students in the college to facilitate information access from internet.

Laboratories: The Department is well equipped with equipments, instruments, computer lab and material samples. The students are given knowledge and hands on experience on various equipments necessary for conducting practical’s as per DTE syllabus.

The department is equipped with following laboratories:

Hydraulic Laboratory
The laboratory is equipped with a number of equipments and experimental setups to study the fundamental of hydraulics. The setups are used for calibration of flow measuring devices used in channels and pipes.The equipments are operated in a closed loop system which conserves water and averts the need for large quantities of water supply.

CAD Lab
The CAD Laboratory has necessary infrastructure and software. There is a compulsory laboratory session in the curriculum.

Material Testing Laboratory
Material testing involves the measurement of the characteristics and their behaviour under various conditions. The data thus obtained can be used in specifying the suitability of materials for various applications like building materials and construction.

Surveying Practice
Surveying practice lab is also equipped with state of the art equipments such as Total Station, auto levels and in addition to The odolite, Dumpy level, Auto level, Chain, Prismatic Compass, Trough Compass, Ceylon Ghats tracer and Plane table with accessories, leveling staff, and Optical square.