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DCET 2015 Syllabus Diploma CET Common Entrance Test : Karnataka Examinations Authority

Organisation : Karnataka Examinations Authority
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Entrance Test : Diploma – CET-2015 Diploma Common Entrance Test DCET

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Max. Marks: 40

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KEA DCET 2016 Diploma CET Common Entrance Test :

Physical quantities, Systems of units, Advantages of SI, Dimensions, Dimensional formula and its Applications, Principle of Vernier, its usage, Principle of Screw guage, its usage-Problems.
1×4=4 marks

Equations of motion, Newton’s laws of motion, Force , Inertia, Momentum, Law of conservation of momentum, Simple problems. Friction, Advantages and disadvantages.
1×4=4 marks

Scalars, Vectors, Resultant, Equilibrium, Resolution of Vectors. Laws of Vectors (Parallelogram law, Triangle law, Lami’s theorem, Polygon law) Simple problems. Co-planar parallel Forces, Moment of Force, Couple, Moment of Couple, Parallel Forces, Conditions of Equilibrium, Simple problems.
1×5=5 marks

Plasticity and Elasticity, Types of Stress and Strain, Hooke’s Law,Types of modulii of elasticity, Compressibility, Poisson’s ratio, Factor of safety, simple problems.
Liquid pressure, Cohesive and Adhesive forces, Angle of contact, Surface Tension and its Application, Capillarity and its Applications, Viscosity and its Applications, simple problems.
1×6= marks

Heat and Temperature, Specific Heat, Heat Capacity, Specific heats of gases, Cp and Cv relation between them, Gas laws-Boyle’s law, Charle’s law ,absolute scale of temperature, Perfect gas equation, simple problems.
1×3=3 marks

Basic definitions of vibratory motion, SHM, Wave motion, Types of waves, Stationary Waves and its Characteristics, Resonance, Beats and its applications, Velocity of sound in gas, affecting factors, Laws of transverse vibrations of stretched string, Acoustics of building-Echo, Reverberation, simple problems.
1×7=7 marks

Introduction to theories of light- Newton’s corpuscular theory, Huygen’s wave theory Maxwell’s electromagnetic theory, Planck’s quantum theory.

Interference- Theory of interference, Expression for amplitude and intensity of resultant wave, conditions for constructive and destructive interference, expression for path difference and fringe width, simple problems on fringe width and path difference.

Diffraction- Fresnel’s diffraction, Fraunhoffer’s diffraction, difference between interference and diffraction, Resolving power, expression for resolving power of microscope and telescope.

Polarisation-Plane of vibration, plane of polarization, methods of producing plane polarized light, Brewster’s law.
1×5= 5 marks

Electron emission-Thermionic emission, Photoelectric emission, Field emission and secondary emission, Experimental results of photoelectric effect, Einstein’s photoelectric equation, Photoelectric cell and its applications, scattering of light, coherent scattering and incoherent scattering, Raman effect-applications Laser-Principle, necessary conditions, properties and applications of laser, Radioactivity-properties of rays.
1×4= marks

Corrosion-electrochemical theory of corrosion, methods of prevention. pH of solution-pH scale, applications.
1×2=2 marks.

(Including Civil Engg, Civil Engg Draughtsmanship & Construction Technology)
Group Code: CE Max Marks 100
1. Civil Engineering Materials 08
Stones – Classification of rocks, properties of stone, quarrying of stones.
Bricks – Manufacturing process, types, tests.
Cement – Composition, types, tests, uses.
Timber – Classification, defects, preservation, seasoning, market forms of timber.
Metals – mild steel, copper, aluminum alloy, steel alloy.
Fine & Coarse Aggregates – Sources, functions, properties, bulking of sand, tests.
Mortar & Concrete – Grade, batching, mixing, properties.
Paints, varnish & distemper – Ingredients, types
Miscellaneous Materials – Properties & uses of Glass, Plastic, Water proofing compounds, FRP, Geo-text tiles.

2. Construction Technology 10
Types of foundation & suitability, SBC of soil, Technical terms in Brick & stone masonry, Types of damp proofing materials, types of Doors & windows, fixtures for doors & windows, Lintel & arches, Scaffolding, shoring & under pining, Technical terms in stair, types of stairs, Types of roof, Plastering & pointing, types of floors, Ventilation.

3. Surveying 12
Chain surveying- Types of survey, principles of survey, ranging, offsets, instruments for setting perpendiculars, errors in chain surveying.
Compass survey – Bearing, meridian, system of bearing, prismatic & surveyor compass, dip, declination, local attraction, open & closed traverse.
Leveling – Terms in leveling, Bench mark, types of leveling, L/S, C/S, contouring computation of area, volumes, minor instruments.
Theodolite surveying – measurement of horizontal & vertical angles, deflection angle, latitude, departure, Bowditch’s & Transit rule.
Trigonometric leveling – height & distance for different cases.
Tacheometry – definition, stadia, system of tacheometry.
Curves- types, elements of curve, designation, setting out curves, GIS, GPS, remote sensing, Modern survey instruments.

4. Strength of materials 12
Engineering Mechanics – Force system, Characteristics, resolution, moment & Couples.
Sectional properties such as Centre of gravity, Moment of Inertia, radius of gyration, Parallel & Perpendicular axis theorem.
Stress & strain – Types of stress, Hook’s law, factor of safety, lateral & linear strain, strain energy, stress strain diagram fro mild steel.
Bending moment & Shear force – Types of supports, types of beam, Shear force & Bending Moment
Calculation for cantilever, Simply supported & Over hanging beam with point load & UDL, Point of contra flexure.
Simple Bending – bending stress, equation, flexural rigidity, section modulus, modulus of rupture.
Slope & Deflection – definition of slope, deflection & curvature, calculation of Slope & deflection for cantilever, Simply supported beams with point load & UDL(moment area method).
Columns & strut – Definition of column & Strut, types, effective length for different end conditions, slenderness ratio, Buckling load.
Torsion – Equation, torsional rigidity & power transmission for solid & hollow shafts.

5. Hydraulics 08
Fundamentals – properties of fluids, total pressure, centre of pressure for circular, rectangular & triangular vertical plates.
Flow of fluids – Types of flow, Bernoulli’s equation, continuity equation.
Flow through orifice – Types of orifice, Vena contracta, Hydraulic co-efficients & their relashionships.
Flow through Notches- discharge over rectangle & triangular notches.
Flow over weir – Types of weir, discharge over rectangular weir, end contraction.
Flow through canals – Types, Chezy’s & manning’s formula, Most economical section.
Flow through pipes – Types of Major & minor losses, water hammer, surge tanks.
Pumps & Turbines- centrifugal & reciprocating pumps, Pelton & Francis turbines.

6. Water Resources Engineering 08
Hydrology – Hydrological cycle, rainfall, runoff, computation of average rainfall.
Irrigation – Base period, Crop period, Duty, Delta & Relationship, types of irrigation, methods of irrigation.
Reservoirs & Dams – site selection, gravity & earthen dams, spillways, gates.
Distribution & cross drainage works- Types of canals, Canal alignment, canal lining, aqueduct , super passage, sluices.
Diversion & river training works- Weirs, barrages, canal head regulator, marginal bunds, guide banks.
Ground water – Types of Aquifers, porosity, ground water yield, specific yield, specific retention, permeability, transmissibility.

7. Structural Engineering 12
Concrete Technology – Ingredients of concrete, Admixture, W/C ratio, Grade of concrete & steel, Design mix concepts, Curing, Special concrete, High strength concrete & steel for Pre stressing, Post tensioning, Pre tensioning.
RCC Limit state – Limit state of collapse, limit state of serviceability, Characteristic strength of materials, partial safety factors, stress block, Neutral axis, Moment of resistance.
Analysis and design requirements for – Singly reinforced, doubly reinforced sections for flexure and shear, lintels, T-Beam, one way slab, Two way slab, sun shade and cantilever slab, short column for axial load, square footing, dog legged stair case spanning longitudinally.
Steel structures-Analysis and design requirements for – Bolted & welded joint, main & secondary beams, effective length & slenderness ratio for column , slab base & gusseted base plate, strut, end conditions, tie member.
Design of Masonry – Earth pressure without surcharge, Angle of repose, Rankine’s method, stability conditions, water pressure, pressure distribution at foundation.

8. Environmental Engineering 07
Water supply – sources of water, water requirements, per capita demand, impurities, tests, purification of water, distribution system, appurtenance, water conservation.
Sanitary Engineering- definition of sewage, sewer, garbage, sullage, types of sewerage system, quantity of sewage, sewer appurtenance, sewage treatment & disposal, house drainage system, collection & disposal of solid waste.
Pollution – Causes, effects & control of Air, water & Noise Pollution.

9. Transportation Engineering 12
Roads – Importance of transportation, classification of roads, geometrics, types of pavements, road drainage, traffic engineering.
Bridges – Elements of bridges, types of bridges.
Air ports – Components of Airports, Location & orientation.
Railways- Permanent way, rails, sleepers, ballast, points & crossings, station & yards.
Tunnels- Size & shape of tunnels, construction of tunnels, drainage in tunnels.
Harbours – Types, Break water, jetties, quays, signals.

10. Construction management 04
Construction Team, Construction stages, CPM, PERT, Organisation in PWD, Contract, Types of Contract, Tender, EMD, SMD, measurement book, Indents, Bin cards, payment of bills, Safety in construction, Entrepreneurship & management.

11. Estimation & costing 04
Units of measurements, types of estimate, specification, analysis of rates, schedule of rates, valuation, rent fixation, depreciation, scrape value, market value, book value, earth work quantities.

12. Civil Engineering Drawing 03
Scales, dimensioning, Geometric constructions, projection, orthographic views, isometric views & Perspective views.
Building Drawing requirements-byelaws, setbacks, FAR, site plan, layout plan, Building planning.
Irrigation & bridge drawing requirements-side slope, berms, hearting materials, batters, grip trenches, head wall, gibet wall, thumb rules, revetment, cutoff wall, ease & cut water.

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