Term: Fall 2016
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, 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.
Stress, strain, temperature relationships, torsion, bending stresses, and deflections. Columns, joints, thin-walled cylinders. Combined stresses and Mohr's circle. Prerequisite: CE 001. Co-requisite: MATH 121. Cross-listed with: ME 014.
Systems thinking and the systems approach as applied to environmental systems with linkages to transportation; feedback and emergent properties; systems modeling; economics; environmental engineering introduction (mass balance, hydrology, air pollution). Prerequisites: CHEM 031, PHYS 031, MATH 021, MATH 022, CS 020.
Transportation systems planning, analysis, and design with foci on safety, modeling, decision support, and environmental impacts. Co-requisite: CE 010.
Mechanics of incompressible fluids; flow meters; flow in closed conduits and open channels; elements of hydraulic machinery. Prerequisites: CE 001, 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.
Analysis of statically determinate beams, frames, and trusses; expected loads, reactions; influence lines; moving loads; geometric methods for displacement calculations; introduction to matrix analysis for trusses. Prerequisites: MATH 271, CS 020. Co-requisites: MATH 122 or MATH 124; CE 100 or ME 014.
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.
Course focuses on chemical, biochemical and physical processes; diffusion, equilibria, reaction kinetics, acids/bases, colloids, air/water exchange; laboratories demonstrate standard environmental engineering techniques. Prerequisites: CHEM 032, CE 132, STAT 143.
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. 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.
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.
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.
Advanced topics in recently developed technical areas. Hours and credits as arranged.