Term: Fall 2019
Subject: Civil & Environmental Engr
Fundamentals of statics; composition and resolution of forces; the analysis of force systems in two and three dimensions; and centroids and moments of inertia. Prerequisites: MATH 022 or MATH 023; PHYS 031.
An introduction to surveying including distance and angle measurements, leveling, traverse surveys, error propagation, topographical mapping, global positioning systems (GPS), and geographic information systems (GIS). Prerequisites: MATH 010, MATH 019, or MATH 021; Sophomore standing.
A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.
Stress, strain, temperature relationships, torsion, bending stresses, and deflections. Columns, joints, thin-walled cylinders. Combined stresses and Mohr's circle. Prerequisite: CE 001 with a grade of C- or better. Co-requisite: MATH 121. Cross-listed with: ME 014.
Systems thinking and the systems approach as applied to environmental systems; sustainability, mass and energy balances, kinetics, ecosystem health and the public welfare, environmental risk, green engineering, water and wastewater treatment, air resources engineering, solid-waste management. Prerequisites: CHEM 031; MATH 019 or MATH 021.
Transportation systems planning, analysis, and design with foci on safety, modeling, decision support, and environmental impacts. Co-requisite: CE 010.
Fundamentals and design of sustainable systems for water supply, domestic and industrial wastewater treatment, soil and groundwater remediation; semester-long design projects; energy and resource recovery. Prerequisite: CE 132 with a grade of C- or better.
Mechanics of incompressible fluids, flow meters, flow in closed conduits and open channels, elements of hydraulic machinery. Prerequisites: CE 001 with a grade of C- or better, MATH 121. Co-requisite: CS 020.
Performing various laboratory studies of flow and hydraulic machinery determine index; computer modeling of hydraulic systems; associated laboratory and project report writing and presentations. Co-requisites: CE 160.
Theory and design of steel structures including flexural members, axially loaded members and combined stress members; design of composite members; and plastic analysis and design. Prerequisite: CE 170.
Integrate knowledge from multiple subdisciplines of Civil/Environmental Engineering in team-based contemporary design projects promoting sustainability under realistic constraints (economic, environmental, social, regulatory, safety, constructability); consider risk, uncertainty, life-cycle principles, and environmental impacts in the design; professional practice; ethics; effective communication. Prerequisite: Senior standing; Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering major.
Foundational concepts of numerical integration, numerical differentiation, and numerical approximation and solution of differential and partial differential equations of the type encountered in the analysis of engineering problems and data processing. Prerequisites: MATH 271, CS 020; MATH 122 or MATH 124. Cross-listed with: ME 218.
Advanced concepts of traffic engineering and safety; human, vehicle and environment factors; simulation and statistical analysis software; transportation design manuals. Prerequisite: CE 133.
Air pollution sources, measurement methods, legislation, vehicle emissions formation, control and transport processes. Emphasis on emission factor and dispersion multi-scale modeling using latest modeling tools. Prerequisites: CE 132, CE 133.
Theory of physical/chemical processes for treating waters and wastewaters; reactor dynamics, mass transfer, adsorption, ion exchange, precipitation. Prerequisite: CE 151.
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. Pre/Co-requisite: CE 160.
Virtual work, energy theorems, analysis of structures by the displacement method and the finite element method, non-linear structural analysis. Prerequisite: CE 170.
An introduction to Geoenergy technologies for subsurface energy extraction (shallow and deep geothermal systems, enhanced oil recovery, shale gas extraction) and secure storage of byproducts of energy production (carbon dioxide and nuclear wastes). Prerequisite: CE 180.
Subsurface explorations; geotechnical analysis, design, construction, preservation, remediation, and monitoring aspects of shallow and deep foundations. Prerequisite: CE 180.
Site characterization, site restoration, geotechnical aspects of waste disposal and containment, landfill design, geosynthetics. Prerequisite: CE 180.
Content is dictated by expanding professional interest in newly developing, or recently developed, technical areas in which there is particular need or opportunity. Prerequisite: Minimum Senior standing.
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. Prerequisites: STAT 223 or STAT 225; CS 020 or CS 021; or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: CSYS 369, STAT 396.
Independent project related to civil and environmental engineering under the supervision of a Civil & Environmental Engineering faculty member, concluding with a written technical report and an oral presentation to a committee of two Civil & Environmental Engineering faculty members. Prerequisite: Permission of Civil & Environmental Engineering Graduate Coordinator or Civil & Environmental Engineering Department Chair.
Presentation and discussion of advanced problems, research, and current topics in Civil & Environmental Engineering by faculty, graduate students, and outside guest speakers. Prerequisite: Graduate student in Civil & Environmental Engineering.