About The Department

Civil engineering department is one of the oldest departments in the institute with its beginning in 2006. Civil Engineering is considered to be the most versatile branch among all the engineering branches. It is the branch with a lot of diversity. Civil Engineering can be considered as a single largest branch among all the engineering branches. The Department of Civil Engineering since its formation is committed to research and development in Societal Infrastructure. The department offers courses at B.Tech. Programme. Besides high quality teaching and instruction at UG level, the Department is actively involved in basic and applied research and consultancy and provides high quality technical advisory support through various R D projects and consultancy to various organizations. The Department of Civil Engineering with its multifaceted faculty continues to maintain and cultivate its strong links with the infrastructural industry and academic and research institutions.

Vision & Mission

Vision

To develop a vibrant and comprehensive graduate program with a proper blend of modern and industry endorsed curriculum, quality faculty and staff, field and industrial training to prepare budding engineers with state of the art knowledge for professional practice in civil engineering, guided by strong conviction towards morality and ethics.

Mission

To rely on basic engineering sciences and contemporary computational tools for strengthening fundamental precepts of success for our students and to create congenial environment for interaction amongst students, faculty and technical staff to facilitate open thinking and learning process to maintain pace with the latest and most sophisticated innovations, research and development in the field of civil engineering within the ambit of sustainable development.

Research area

Environment Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include air quality modeling in urban transport and industrial environment, environmental noise modeling, water quality modeling, biodegradation of industrial wastewater, removal of heavy metals from wastewater, sludge treatment by physiochemical and biological process.

Geotechnical Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include soil behavior, shallow and deep foundations, reinforced soil structures, landslides, constitutive modeling, soil dynamics, analysis and design of machine foundations, engineering seismology, wave propagation, seismic site characterization, seismic soil-structure interaction, seismic stability of slopes and retaining walls, design of offshore foundations, field instrumentation and testing, ground improvement techniques, geo-environmental engineering.

Infrastructure Engineering and Management

The major research areas under this specialization include Public Private Partnerships, Risk Management, Building Information Modeling, Governance in PPP, Sustainable Infrastructure, Competency Enhancement, Project Finance,Durability studies in concrete, Sustainable construction materials, Corrosion of steel, Reinforcement and Protection Measures, High Performance Concrete, Non-destructive Testing of Concrete Structures, Construction Management, Construction Finance.

Structural Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include structural dynamics, bridge engineering, wind induced vibration & control, non-destructive techniques, passive and semi-active control of buildings, performance based seismic design, system identification & structural health monitoring, seismic damage assessment, finite element mesh generation, optimization, retrofitting of structures, spectral finite element methods, structural reliability, fluid-structure interaction, seismic analysis of concrete dam, cost-effective housing.

Transportation Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include characterization of pavement materials, pre-cast concrete block pavement, cast-in-situ concrete block pavement, pavement design, structural and functional evaluation of pavements, traffic engineering and issues related to road safety.

Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include meso-scale distributed hydrological modeling, satellite remote sensing and GIS for water resources management, computational river hydraulics and its applications, watershed and irrigation management, flow through porous media, stochastic sub-surface hydrology, rainfall modeling, modeling & simulation in free surface flow, heuristic method in reservoir optimization, GIS based watershed modeling, Dam Break Analysis.

Earth System Science and Engineering

The major research areas under this specialization include study of sediment dynamics in fluvial systems, environmental impact/risk assessment & management, meso-scale distributed hydrological modeling, petrophysical modelling for petroleum exploration, advance remote sensing (hyperspectral, thermal and microwave) and GIS techniques for the earth and planetary exploration, airborne remote sensing (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) for mapping and exploration, synthetic simulation, sensor calibration, airborne and terrestrial LiDAR, thermography, development of lumped parameter models, and flight planning.

Message from the Head of the Department

Head of Department Department of Civil Engineering at Accurate Institute of Management and Technology was established in 2006 and has continually upgraded itself in terms of academic programs and research infrastructure including well equipped laboratories. The department attracts the finest young and dynamic faculty members and the best of the students for its Bachelor programs. Students are exposed to well-defined academic programs along with a host of sports, cultural and organizational activities in a vibrant and beautiful campus .Our graduates have been selected by leading firms and research/academic institutes. The achievement of our students have really have made us proud! The department is committed to providing excellent in classroom infrastructure, enrichment of the academic and professional experience of students, outreach to the engineering community and society, and advancements in Civil Engineering. I wish all the students good luck and best wishes for their bright future!! Email: hod.civil.@accurate.in

HOD Profile

Dr. Muzaffar Ah. Mir

Completed B-tech (Civil) from Jammu university(2008)
Completed M Tech (Environmental Engg.) in 2012.
Phd. from Gautam Buddha university (2016)
Member Institution of Engineers
Presented 4 papers in different national and international seminars.
Published 12 papers in international journals
Teaching experience 10 years
Research experience 4 years
Consultant in many companies
Attached with NGO.

Learning ambience

The school pedagogy aims at preparing students to face real world challenges using problem based learning, interactive and participative process and constant mentoring.
There are plenty of opportunities for students to supplement the conventional technical education using the following practices

Industry visit
Problem Based Contest
Project and Quiz Competition
Seminars and Debates
Interview and Group Discussion
Team Building Exercises
Innovation and Creativity Clubs
Personality Development Programs

Training and Development programs

Our training and development program includes-

Personality Development
Communication Skills and Vocabulary
Group Discussions
Classes on Interview Skill

Industrial Visit

Every semester our department arranges industrial visits to make students familiar with practical knowledge of theoretical concepts and real working environment.

Site visit to Supertech, jewar was held 27 march 2017 conducted by department of civil engineering, the objective of visit was to make the student aware of practical application of theoretical knowledge.

Placements

The industries are always looking for energetic and vibrant fresher students who would easily be involved in the new environment, and ready to accept challenges with good communicative skills.

Accurate institute of management and technology has been a regular choice of many sound recruitment firms. Many of our official recruitment partner are ABS TECH SERVICES, SAAJHA CONSTRUCTION, TIMES GLOBACOM, KASPER ENGG., SUPERTECH, ECONSTRUCT BUILD, ARYAMA SOFT., ZENUS GROUP, DOWNRIGHT EXPRESS, 3i INFOTECH . Every year these firms used to select students in significant number, thus helping in both personality building as well as contribution towards the respective firm and nation.

Event and Activities

A number of events are organized by the department such as Fresher’s party, farewell, alumini meet, Teacher’s day, Holi celebration, Deepawali celebration etc.

Such parties/celebration not only build confidence but also add creativity to their level.

Xtrude Engineers Pvt. Ltd conducted a two days workshop in collaboration with Civil Engineering Department Accurate institute of Management and Technology on Costing and Estimation, CAD and Staad. Pro. The expertise's demonstrates the practical application and importance of these software’s in modern infrastructure practices.

A seminar on FUTURE ON EMPLOYABILITY IN REAL STATE SECTOR conducted by civil engineering department in collaboration with RICS, AMITY UNIVERSITY. The aim of seminar was to make the students aware about the future of Real State.



Rangoli

Rangoli Making Competition (Cultural activity)
Cultural festival was celebrated in the department of civil engineering in which large no of students participated

Sports Weak was celebrated by civil Engineering department

Sports

Engineers Day Celebration
Engineer's day celebrated in civil Engineering department in which students participated in various event like poster making, Extempore & various discussion.

Civil Engineering Laboratory

Geotechnical engineering lab: list of equipment

Geotechnical engineering Geotechnical engineering

Sieve Analysis-Sieve Shaker, Standard penetration test, Cone penetration test, Triaxial shear test apparatus, Direct shear test apparatus, Constant pressure system, Casagrande's liquid limit device, Hydrometer analysis, Constant head permeability test, Proctor compaction test, Variable head permeability test.

Surveying lab: list of equipment

Geotechnical engineering Geotechnical engineering

Total station set up, Transit Vernier Theodolite, 01'' Electronic Theodolite, 01'' Theodolite, 1'' T-2 Theodolite, Dumpy Level, Tilting Level, Auto Level, Telescopic Staff, Plane Table with Plane Alidade, Plane Table with Telescopic Alidade, Prismatic Compass, Pocket Stereoscope, Mirror, Stereoscope, Subtense Bar, 20 Meter Metric Chain, Steel Arrow, 2 Meter Ranging Rod, 3 Meter Ranging Rod, 30 Meter Metallic Tape.

Transportation engineering: list of equipment

Geotechnical engineering

Set of Standard Sieves GI Sieves ,Specific Gravity and Water Absorption Test (With Electronic Balance), Aggregate Impact Test Apparatus, Crushing Strength Test Set up, Compression Testing Machine for Crushing Strength, Los Angles Abrasion Test, Bitumen Penetrometer, Ductility Bench with Three Briquettes, Brookfield Tar Viscometer, Flash and Fire Point Closed Cup Apparatus, Ring and Ball Test Setup, Marshall Stability Test Setup with Bitumen Compactor Manual and Automatic, Compression Testing Machine and Bitumen Excluder, Pavement Core Cutting Machine (for Field Sampling) Hydrometer for Sedimentation Analysis, Pipette for Sedimentation Analysis, Proctor Compaction Test set , Laboratory CBR (Digital), Laboratory CBR (Mechanical), Pycnometer, Density Bottles, Sand Replacement Apparatus, Core Cutter, Infrared Moisture Meter, Moisture Content Determination by Calcium Carbide Method Thermostatically Controlled Water Bath, Thermostatically Controlled Curing Tank, Cube Casting Machine (Vibrating) 70mmx70mm, Radar Gun for Spot Speed Determination, Generator (2000 kVA Capacity), Digitally Controlled Oven, Benkelman Beam Apparatus.

Building material and concrete technology lab: list of equipment

Geotechnical engineering

Sieve Shaker with Sieves Compaction Factor Apparatus, Cube Casting Apparatus, Normal Consistency Apparatus, Initial and Final Setting Time Apparatus, Table Vibrator, Concrete Mixer, Slump Value Apparatus, Electronic Balance, Impact Value of Concrete Apparatus, Crushing Value of Concrete apparatus. Flexural Testing Machine, Compressive Strength Testing Machine, Tensile Strength Testing Machine, Permeability Testing Machine, Los Angeles Abrasion Testing Machine, Water Absorption Testing Machine.

Fluid mechanics and Hydraulic engineering lab: list of equipment

Civil engineering

Low speed wind tunnel, Open-channel flow apparatus, Jet arrangement, Viscometer, Digital manometer, U-tube manometer, Hot-wire anemometer, Force transducers, Imaging devices, Smoke tunnel, Orifice setup, Venturimeter with Hydraulic Bench, Weirs with Hydraulic Bench, , Stability of Floating Bodies, Head Loss Apparatus, Friction Factor Apparatus, Reynolds Apparatus. Turbine setup, Vortex Flow Apparatus, Capillary Tube Viscometer, Falling Sphere, Viscometer, Permeameter.

Environmental engineering lab: list of equipment

Civil engineering

Standard test jar apparatus, chemical oxygen demand apparatus, reverse osmosis apparatus, bio chemical oxygen demand apparatus, sound level meter, NOx measuring instrument, SOx measuring instrument, large range of chemical solution, digital water bath set up, orbital shaking incubator, autoclave, hot air oven, Muffle Furnace, turbidity meter, pH meter, Deep freezer, Microprocessor controlled centrifuge setup, Flame photometer, Magnetic stirrer, deionizer setup.

Computer aided design center (CAD):

Civil engineering

Well maintained Wi-Fi enabled area, having approx. 70 Networked Computers with Internet availability placed in a large area of approx. CAD Lab is equipped with licensed software viz. AECO Sims Building Designer, AECOSim Energy Simulator, Bentley Navigator, Bentley Connections Passport, Bentley Descartes, Bentley Map Enterprise, Bentley Point Tools.

Structural engineering lab: list of equipment

Civil engineering

3000kN capacity compression testing machine, 1000kN capacity universal testing machine, Test frame of 600kN capacity, Load cells, Concrete test hammer, Ultra Sonic Concrete Tester Digital, Rebound Hammer, Structural Scanner, Jaw Crusher, Strain measuring device, data acquisition systems, transducers and accelerometers, three hinge arch setup.

Publications

Muzaffar, M.,Hussain A. and Verma, C. (2016) Design considerations and operational performance of anaerobic digester: A review. Cogent Engineering, 3: 1181696.

Muzaffar, M.,Hussain, A. and Verma,C.,"Heavy Metal Accumulation and Translocation in Edible Crops Grown on Fly Ash Contaminated Soil,"50th Golden jubilee Annual Convention on "Digital Life", 02nd -05th December 2015, New Delhi. Springer Procedia.

Muzaffar, Athar Hussain, PrakarDugal, Accumulation of Heavy Metals (Fe,Cu,Zn,Hg,Ni and Pb) in Food Crops grown in Waste Water, International Journal of NIU vol.1,2013.

Rahul Kumar, Muzaffar Ahmad and GirishDuttGautam (2015). Tensile and Impact Strength of Natural Fibre Reinforced Polymer Composites for BuildingStructural Applications.Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology, vol.2,14.

Gaurav Kumar, Muzaffar Ahmad, Girish Dutt Gautam(2015) Analysis of comprehensive strength of concrete at different Water Cement Ratio. Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology vol.2, pp. 73-77.

Rajesh Kumar, AnujAgerwal and Muzaffar Ahmad (2015) Analysis of International Competitive Bidding process., Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Technology,vol.2, pp. 85-89.

ChanchalVerma, Muzaffar and AtherHussain(2012). Ground Water Quality Assessment around Ash Disposal Site ofParichha Thermal Power Plant, Jhansi UP India. 4 Nov. Indio French Conference on Water organized by IIT Delhi India.

Muzaffar Ahmad, AtherHussain(2016). BiogasProduction of Food Waste from Anaerobic Digestion(Final Review), (Accepted in Springer under AISC series).

Muzaffar Ahmad andAtherHussain (2017) Assessment of Water Quality and translocation factor around Ash disposal site, at NTPC Dadari.(Accepted in Springer under AISC series).

Abhinavsingh and Muzaffar Ahmad(2016). Green concrete using flyash and silica fume.Recent trends in civil engineering and technology,vol.2.

Kisankumar and Muzaffar Ahmad (2016) Comparative study between conventional and high strength concrete.Recent trends in civil engineering and technologyvol.2.

Mohamadizhar and Muzaffar Ahmad(2016). Strength based Comparative study of green concrete. Recent trends in civil engineering and technologyvol.2.