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Civil Engineering Department

Programme Civil Engineering
Department Co-ordinator Prof. Pradeepkumar Lodha
Year of starting 2008
Level UG
First year of approval by council 2008 749-87-104(E)/RC/95
Intake 60

VISION

To provide a dynamic learning environment in the field of Civil Engineering with global perspectives, to make the students technically competent for innovation and entrepreneurship.

MISSION

  • To promote real-time education, research culture, and consultancy work for industrial and societal needs.
  • To develop well-equipped laboratories and infrastructure for conducive teaching-learning environment.
  • To enhance professional engineering and entrepreneurship skills to manage turnkey projects.
  • To inculcate the value system in the students to provide socially responsible and eco-friendly solutions in the field of construction infrastructure.

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

  • The graduates shall be able to apply technical knowledge and skill for solving real-world Civil Engineering problems.
  • The graduates shall be able to engage themselves to achieve expertise in analysis and design of structures by modern Civil Engineering tools and techniques.
  • The graduates shall become responsible technocrats to deliver environmental friendly sustainable solutions.
  • The graduates shall become capable to demonstrate the best Civil Engineering practices through adaptations to ethics and bye-laws.
  • The graduates shall be able to pursue their career as professional entrepreneur in the field of Civil Engineering.

Program Specific Outcome (PSOs)

  • Educating students with fundamental and technical knowledge for actively apply to solve day-to-day societal problems related to the field of civil engineering.
  • Motivate to engage them for achieving expertise in design and analysis of structures by modern civil engineering tools.
  • Cultivate skills for continuous learning to achieve functionally efficient, cost effective and safe solutions of modern infrastructure development.
  • Inculcate students to develop professional skills, abilities and attitude for wage employment and/or to become entrepreneur.
  • Inspiring Students to become ethically responsible technocrats to deliver environmental friendly and sustainable solutions.
Prof. Pradeepkumar P. Lodha
Professor
Ph.D.
pplodha@vgecg.ac.in
Prof. Shailesh A. Trivedi
Associate Professor
M.E.
satrivedi@vgecg.ac.in
Prof. Upendrasingh R. Singh
Assistant Professor
M.E.
ursingh@vgecg.ac.in
Prof. Amiben Nilaykumar Dave
Assistant Professor
M.E. CIVIL
amindave@vgecg.ac.in
Prof. Girish D. Jagad
Assistant Professor
M.E.
gdjagad@vgecg.ac.in
Prof. Bhagyesh C Contractor
Assistant Professor
M.E.
bhagyesh@vgecg.ac.in
Prof. Khushboo M. Parmar
Assistant Professor
M.Tech.
kmparmar@vgecg.ac.in
Prof. Dhriti R. Rawat
Assistant Professor
M.E.
drrawat@vgecg.ac.in
Mr. Navinchandra B Patel
Instructor
ITI
nbpatel.civil@vgecg.ac.in
Fluid Mechanics Laboratory

The Fluid Mechanics laboratory deals with practical knowledge application of principles in the collection, storage, control, transport, regulation, measurement and use of water by engaging with different flow measuring set-ups such as venturimeter, orifice meter, rotameter etc., where students can visualize the basic theory. The Fluid Mechanics Laboratory is designed to examine the properties of fluids and to conduct experiments involving both incompressible and compressible flow. This laboratory is also equipped to conduct experiments on open channel flow.

Computer Laboratory

The computer laboratory & project laboratory has 13 + 5 high end dell computers with led monitors and internet facility. The computers have many software's installed such as Autocad 2019, Revit 2019, Vissim, QGIS, Epanet for various course and project related work.

Environment Laboratory

The Environment lab has various equipments of water, waste water , air and noise quality assesment which includes Digital p H meter, Water testing Kit, COD Apparatus, BOD incubator , Water Bath, Jar apparatus, Sound meter etc

Surveying Laboratory

The surveying lab has various equipments ranging from latest Total Station to basic equipments like chain, tape and compass for thorough knowledge of students. It also has Plain Table, Dumpy level and Auto level for basic surveying needs.

Transportation lab

Transportation lab has various equipments for test on both aggregate as well as on bitumein. The equipments includes, Shape test Apparatus, sieve shaker's, Impact testing machine, Los Angeles Abrasion machine for aggregates and Penetrometer, Ductility testing machine, Ring and ball Apparatus, Viscometer, Flash and fire point test apparatus for bitumein testing.

Computational laboratory

The Computational laboratory has 11 high configured computers with led monitors. It also equipped with Multimedia projector and audio system. Apart from above a high-speed Local Area Network connection through the Institute's central facilities, ensure that all students and faculty have the most modern computing facilities, including round-the clock internet and e-mail connection, to meet their academic and research needs. The computers are having many advanced software installed i.e. Integrated Land and Water Information System (ILWIS), QGIS, GRASS GIS, GEOMATICA, Epanet, Auto CAD etc.

Geoinformatics Laboratory

Civil Engineering department has well equipped Geoinformatics lab equipped with latest angle and Distance measuring Instruments such as Total station. The laboratory besides all the conventional instruments, is having digital Theodolite, Auto level, Digital plannimeter. The latest computational facility is also available to process the data acquired. Department is also having well versed faculties in the field of Geoinformatics, to guide the students. Students are provided facilities needed to carry out design engineering projects in this field. Students are given opportunities to study various aspect of the Geoinformatics in the field of Civil engineering in this laboratory.

An Expert Lecture on - Opportunities in Lean Startup and Minimum Viable White Cement based Value-Added Product
Online Short Term Training Program on Wastewater Treatment Efficiency and Management
webinar on Fundamentals of Sustainable Transport Planning
Expert lecture on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Civil Engineering by Mr.Anil Gupta
Expert Lecture on Techno-Commercial Aspect of Civil Construction & Real challenges Engineers face
Webinar onPrerequisites and Opportunities in Private Sectors of Construction Field
Report onExpert talk on structure design and analysis in CSI ETABS
Webinar on The Blessings of River Narmada - A National Historical Perspective
Webinar on Special Concrete
Report on Quiz Competition
Webinar on Design Thinking to Product Development
Webinar on Recent Opportunities for Startup and Digital Technology of Construction Industry in Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan
Report on Revit software workshop
expert lecture by Mr Yash Majeethia Senior Consultant at UK based MNC
Technical visit at Kotarpur
Report onTechnical visit at Kadana dam and Wanakbori weir
Report on Civilians Youth Festival of Civil Department
Report on Civil Sports Week 2020
Report on AutoCAD workshop for 4th sem students
Report on STAAD-PRO Workshop
Report on AutoCAD workshop for first year students
Report on Kite Festival of Civil Department
First Arvind Verma Memorial Lecture
Technical visit at Kotarpur WTP
National Seminar on Application of Geosynthetics for Infrastructure Development
Technical Visit to Wanakbori Weir
Technical Visit to Canal Crossing
Expert Talk on Innovations in Concrete
Expert Talk on Application of GIS and Remote Sensing
Visit to Kotarpur water treatment plant Ahmedabad
IEI Student Chapter Workshop on Self Compacting Concrete
Exhibition on Save water Recourses
Technical Visit of J K Laxmi Cement plant Sirohi
Technical Visit of Sardar Sarovar Dam
A Workshop On Recent Trends in Concrete Technology
Technical demonstration on GIS software
Sr. No. Name Designation Organisation Role WEF
1 Mr. Jay Patel Proprietor Jay Plastics industries , Ahmedabad Member 03-01-2018
2 Mr. Darshak Langaliya Technical Engineer J.K.Lakshmi cement Ltd. Member 03-01-2018
3 Mr. Darshil J Soni Consulting Engineer Visionary architects and Engineers Member 03-01-2018