Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana

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Department of Civil Engineering


Department of Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering, a basic department of College of Agricultural Engineering offers courses of immense use & applications to B.Tech. Agricultural Engineering students. Students are taught certain aspects of Civil Engineering applicable to agricultural engineering which they can directly or indirectly apply in the field after graduating from their alma matter. Courses related to structures viz. Building Construction, Structural Mech.-I, Structural Mech-II and Design of Structures provides knowledge to the students regarding the properties and uses of engineering materials such as steel, wood, glass etc. It also helps in analyzing design & construction as aspects of different topics of structures like farm structures, storage sheds & biogas plants etc. B. Tech. Agri. Engineering students are also taught courses in Hydrology & Environment Engineering by virtue of which they develop expertise in water Resources availability and management. Training is imparted to students in surveying which helps them to conduct survey for various Engineering projects particularly in the area of watershed management. Even the agricultural graduates have joined Insurance companies to assess the losses due to damage and other causes. Above all, the courses taught make Agri. Engineers well versed with different aspects of Civil Engineering. The knowledge acquired by the students from these courses helps them in getting admission in M.Tech Programme in Water Resources, Hydrology, Water Management, Environmental Engineering etc in addition to the discipline directly applicable to Agricultural Engineering. Due to the knowledge of Civil Engineering gained through these courses, some of the students are working as entrepreneurs in the construction industry.

Department of Civil Engineering
Punjab Agricultural University
Ludhiana, Punjab


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