Course Structure and Time Table
Time Table Autumn Semester 2023-24
Soil Dynamics
Semester I
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-501 Theory of Vibrations PCC 4 3 1 2/2 3 - 15- 30 20 15- 25 30-40 -
2. EQN-504 Finite Element Method PCC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
3. EQN-513 Numerical Methods for Dynamic Systems PCC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
4. EQN-521 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering PCC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
5. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 19 12 3 1




Semester II
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-524 Earthquake Resistant Design of Foundations PCC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
2. EQN-700 Seminar SEM 2 - - - - - - - - 100 -
3. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
4. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
5. Programme Elective PEC 3/4 - - - - - - - - - -
6. Programme Elective PEC 3/4 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 19- 21 3 - -




Semester III
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-701A Dissertation Stage–I (to be continued next semester) DIS 12 - - - - - - - - 100 -
Total 12
Note: Students can take 1 or 2 audit courses as advised by the supervisor, if required.




Semester IV
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-701B Dissertation Stage–II (contd. From III semester) DIS 18 - - - - - - - - 100 -
Total 18
Total Credits 68- 70




Structure Dynamics
Semester I
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-501 Theory of Vibrations PCC 4 3 1 2/2 3 - 15- 30 20 15- 25 30-40 -
2. EQN-504 Finite Element Method PCC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
3. EQN-513 Numerical Methods for Dynamic Systems PCC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
4. EQN-563 Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures PCC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
5. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 19 12 3 1




Semester II
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-512 Advanced Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures PCC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
2. EQN-700 Seminar SEM 2 - - - - - - - - 100 -
3. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
4. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
5. Programme Elective PEC 3/4 - - - - - - - - - -
6. Programme Elective PEC 3/4 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 19- 21 3 - -




Semester III
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-701A Dissertation Stage–I (to be continued next semester) DIS 12 - - - - - - - - 100 -
Total 12
Note: Students can take 1 or 2 audit courses as advised by the supervisor, if required.




Semester IV
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-701B Dissertation Stage–II (contd. From III semester) DIS 18 - - - - - - - - 100 -
Total 18
Total Credits 68- 70




Seismic Vulnerability and Risk Assessment
Semester I
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-501 Theory of Vibrations PCC 4 3 1 2/2 3 - 15- 30 20 15- 25 30-40 -
2. EQN-513 Numerical Methods for Dynamic Systems PCC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
3. EQN-531 Seismological Modeling and Simulation PCC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
4. EQN-532 Vulnerability and Risk Analysis PCC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
5. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 19 12 3 -




Semester II
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-539 Ground Shaking Hazard PCC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40-50 -
2. EQN-700 Seminar SEM 2 - - - - - - - - 100 -
3. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
4. Programme Elective PEC 4 - - - - - - - - - -
5. Programme Elective PEC 3/4 - - - - - - - - - -
6. Programme Elective PEC 3/4 - - - - - - - - - -
Total 19- 21 3 - -




Semester III
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-701A Dissertation Stage–I (to be continued next semester) DIS 12 - - - - - - - - 100 -
Total 12
Note: Students can take 1 or 2 audit courses as advised by the supervisor, if required.




Semester IV
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-701B Dissertation Stage–II (contd. From III semester) DIS 18 - - - - - - - - 100 -
Total 18
Total Credits 68- 70




Elective Subjects
Teaching Scheme Contact Hours/Week Exam Duration Relative Weight (%)
S. No. Subject Code Course Title Subject Area Credits L T P Theory Practical CWS PRS MTE ETE PRE
1. EQN-503 Engineering Seismology PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
2. EQN-511 Earthquake Resistant Design of Masonry Structures PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
3. EQN-512 Advanced Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures PEC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
4. EQN-514 Seismic Evaluation and Retrofitting of Structures PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
5. EQN-515 Mechanics of Deformable Media PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
6. EQN-519 Dynamic Soil Structure Interaction PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
7. EQN-521 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
8. EQN-522 Seismic Microzonation PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
9. EQN-524 Earthquake Resistant Design of Foundations PEC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
10. EQN-532 Vulnerability and Risk Analysis PCC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
11. EQN-533 Seismotectonics PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
12. EQN-534 Advanced Seismic Microzonation PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
13. EQN-535 Seismic Disaster Mitigation and Management PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
14. EQN-536 Ground Failure Hazard PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
15. EQN-537 Earthquake Precursors and Early Warning Systems PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
16. EQN-538 Geoinformatics PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
17. EQN-539 Ground Shaking Hazard PEC 3 3 0 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
18. EQN-546 Instrumentation and Model Testing Techniques PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
19. EQN-548 Discrete Time Signal Processing PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
20. EQN-551 Random Vibrations PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
21. EQN-552 Reliability Based Design PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
22. EQN-558 Advanced Structural Dynamics PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
23. EQN-560 Earthquake Resistant Design of Bridges and Concrete Dams PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
24. EQN-562 Dynamics of Plates, Shells and Arches PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
25. EQN-563 Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures PCC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
26. EQN-566 Structural Response Control for Seismic Protection PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
27. EQN-571 Ground Improvement Techniques PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
28. EQN-572 Machine Foundation PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
29. EQN-576 Seismic Slope Stability: Earth Dams Retaining Walls PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
30. EQN-577 Constitutive Modeling in Soil Dynamics PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
31. EQN-584 Engineering Applications of Geophysical Techniques PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
32. EQN-590 Strong Motion Seismology PEC 4 3 1 0 3 - 20- 35 - 20- 30 40- 50 -
33. EQN-591 Seismic Design of Steel Buildings PEC 3 3 0 2/2 3 0 15- 30 20 15- 25 30- 40 -