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2007-08 Online Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Civil & Environmental Engr (CE)

CE 220 - Intro to Finite Element Anyl
Introduction to finite element analysis: applications in solid mechanics, hydrodynamics, and transport: analysis of model behavior: Fourier analysis. Computer project required. Prerequisites: computer programming, linear algebra, or permission of Instructor.
Credits: 3.00
CE 226 - Civil Engineering Systems Anyl
Linear programming, dynamic programming, network analysis, simulation; applications to scheduling, resource allocation, routing, and a variety of civil engineering problems. Prerequisite: Senior or graduate standing in CEE or instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CE 241 - Traffic Operations & Design
Advanced concepts of traffic engineering and capacity analysis; highway and intersection capacity; traffic analysis and simulation software; design and application of controls. Prerequisite: CE 140 or permission of instructor.
Credits: 3.00
CE 245 - Intelligent Transportation Sys
Introduction to Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), ITS user services, ITS applications, the National ITS architecture, ITS evaluation, and ITS standards. Pre/co-requisites: CE 140 or equivalent, instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CE 248 - Hazardous Waste Mgmt Engr
Management of hazardous and industrial waste from generation to disposal; emphasis on pollution prevention within industry; waste minimization, recovery, reuse, treatment technologies; environmental regulations, risk assessment, costs and public policy; group projects. Prerequisite: Senior standing in Engineering or sciences.
Credits: 3.00
CE 251 - Envr Facility Dsgn/Wastewater
Design of wastewater conveyance and treatment facilities; sewage treatment plant design; equipment selection. Prerequisite: CE 151.
Credits: 3.00
CE 252 - Industrial Hygiene
Industrial hygiene problems; effects of pollutants on health; threshold limit values; emphasis on the engineering evaluation of hazard and control techniques. Prerequisite: CHEM 031 or CHEM 025; PHYS 031.
Credits: 3.00
CE 253 - Air Pollution
Sources of air pollution, methods of measurement, standards, transport theory and control techniques used. Emphasis on source measurement and contaminant control design. Prerequisites: Chem 31 or 25, Physics 31.
Credits: 3.00
CE 254 - Environmental Quantitive Anyl
Chemistry and microbiology of water quality management; diffusion, equilibria, reaction kinetics, acids and bases, colloids, enzymes, bacterial physiology, pollution indicator organisms; laboratories demonstrate standard techniques. Prerequisites: Chemistry 31 or 25, Math. 22.
Credits: 0.00 or 4.00
CE 255 - Phys/Chem Proc Water/Wstwater
Theory of physical/chemical processes for treating waters and wastewaters; reactor dynamics, mass transfer, adsorption, ion exchange, precipitation. Pre/co-requisites: CE 151, CE 154, or permission of Instructor.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CE 256 - Biol Proc Water/Wastewater Tr
Theory and application of biological processes for treating industrial and domestic wastewaters and contaminated ground water; microbiological considerations; aerobic and anaerobic processes; reactor design, in-situ bioremediation; bench-scale and pilot-scale experimentation. Prerequisites: 151 and 154 or equivalent or permission of instructor.
Credits: 0.00 or 3.00
CE 259 - Msmt of Airborne Contaminants
Quantifying airborne contaminants from processes and ambient levels. Laboratories demonstrate calibration and measurement, stack sampling and ambient air monitoring, and specific contaminant generation and measurement. Prerequisite: CE 252 or CE 253.
Credits: 3.00
CE 260 - Hydrology
Theory of precipitation, run-off, infiltration, and ground water; precipitation and run-off data; and application of data for use in development of water resources. Prerequisites: 160 or permission of instructor.
Credits: 3.00
CE 261 - Open Channel Flow
Application of the laws of fluid mechanics to flow in open channels; design of channels and transition structures; modeling; uniform and gradually-varied flows. Prerequisite: CE 160.
Credits: 3.00
CE 265 - Ground Water Hydrology
Principles of ground water hydraulics, well characteristics, aquifers, and use of numerical methods to solve ground water flow problems. Prerequisites: Math 121 or instructor's permission.
Credits: 3.00
CE 272 - Structural Dynamics
Vibrations, matrices, earthquake engineering, stability and wave propagation. Prerequisites: Senior or Graduate standing in Engineering or physical sciences, or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: ME 270.
Credits: 3.00
CE 280 - Applied Soil Mechanics
Use of soil mechanics in evaluation of building foundations, braced excavations, earth structures; lateral earth pressures, pile foundations, caisson foundations, slope stability, and construction problems. Prerequisite: CE 180.
Credits: 3.00
CE 281 - Geotechnical Design
Subsurface explorations; bearing capacity, lateral earth pressures, slope stability; analysis and design of shallow and deep foundations, retaining structures, and slopes. Pre/co-requisite: CE 180.
Credits: 3.00
CE 282 - Engr Properties of Soils
Study of soil properties influencing engineering behavior of soils: soil mineralogy, physiochemical concepts, plasticity properties, permeability, and compaction: laboratory study of soil index properties, permeability, compaction tests. Prerequisite: CE 180 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CE 283 - Designing with Geosynthetics
Geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, geomembranes, geocomposites, geopipes. Design for separation, reinforcement, filtration, drainage, erosion, control, liners. Applications in transportation, drainage, solid waste containment. Material testing, behavior. Prerequisite: CE 180.
Credits: 3.00
CE 290 - Engineering Investigation
Independent investigation of a special topic under the guidance of a staff member. Preparation of an engineering report is required.
Credits: 3.00
CE 295 - Special Topics
Content is dictated by expanding professional interest in newly developing, or recently developed, technical areas in which there is particular need or opportunity. Prerequisite: Senior/Graduate standing.
Credits: 0.00 to 6.00
CE 304 - Adv Engineering Analysis I
See Mechanical Engineering 304, 305. Prerequisites: Math 271 or Math 230; CE 304 for CE 305. Cross-listings: ME 304, 305; Math 275, 276.
Credits: 3.00
CE 305 - Adv Engineering Analysis II
See Mechanical Engineering 304, 305. Prerequisites: Math 271 or Math 230; CE 304 for CE 305. Cross-listings: ME 304, 305; Math 275, 276.
Credits: 3.00
CE 321 - Engr Computations on Adv Arch
Engineering computations using multiprocessing computers, concurrent processing, algorithms for numerical approximation of differential equations, linear systems. Programming projects required.
Credits: 3.00
CE 360 - Advanced Hydrology
Application of statistics to engineering hydrology; concept, use of instantaneous unit hydrograph; study of runoff models; flow through porous media; design techniques for water resources projects. Prerequisite: CE 260, MATH 271 or Instructor permission. Offered as occasion warrants.
Credits: 3.00
CE 361 - Fluvial Forms & Processes
Advanced topics in fluvial forms and processes; focus on river and stream restoration and design; includes journal readings, discussion, field trips and group design project. Pre/co-requisites: CE 160 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CE 365 - Contaminant Hydrogeol&Remediat
Practical, theoretical aspects of contaminant hydrogeology, advances in technologies, mass transport and transformation in saturated and vadose zones; movement, distribution, and remediation of nonaqueous-phase liquids. Prerequisite: CE 265 or with Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
CE 366 - Numerical Method/Surface Water
Development of the governing equations for geophysical hydrodynamics/transport, shallow water equations, analysis and implementation of finite element/finite difference computational algorithms. Prerequisite: CE 220.
Credits: 3.00
CE 367 - Phys Flow&Trs thru Porous Mdia
The fundamental equations describing fluid flow and mass transport in subsurface systems are developed from first principles. Pre/co-requisite: CE 265 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CE 368 - Groundwater Modeling
The fundamental theory of groundwater hydrology is combined with concepts in numerical methods to provide the technology needed to study a real-world groundwater problem. Pre/co-requisite: CE 265 and CE 220 or equivalent.
Credits: 3.00
CE 369 - Applied Geostatistics
Introduction to the theory of regionalized variables, geostatistics (kriging techniques): special topics in multivariate analysis; Applications to real data subject to spatial variation are emphasized. Pre/co-requisites: Stat 223 or 225; CS16/CE11 or permission. Cross-listings: Stat 369.
Credits: 3.00
CE 390 - Adv Topics in Civil & Envr Eng
Special topics to intensify the programs of graduate students in civil and environmental engineering. Hours and credits to be arranged.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CE 391 - Master Thesis Rsch
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
CE 395 - Advanced Special Topics
Advanced topics in recently developed technical areas. Hours and credits as arranged.
Credits: 1.00 to 6.00
CE 491 - Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
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