University of Vermont

School of Engineering


Term: Fall 2015

Subject: Civil & Environmental Engr

CE 001 - Statics

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.

CE 010 - Geomatics

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.

CE 100 - Mechanics of Materials

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.

CE 133 - Transportation Systems

Transportation systems planning, analysis, and design with foci on safety, modeling, decision support, and environmental impacts. Prerequisites: CE 132. Co-requisite: CE 010.

CE 134 - Sustainable Eng. Economics

A framework for applying systems analysis tools to engineering economic decision analysis to address the environmental impacts, energy efficiency and cost effectiveness with applications to climate change needed for sustainable engineering solutions. Prerequisite: CE 132. Co-requisite: CS 020.

CE 160 - Hydraulics

Mechanics of incompressible fluids; flow meters; flow in closed conduits and open channels; elements of hydraulic machinery. Prerequisites: CE 001, MATH 121. Co-requisites: MATH 271, CS 020.

CE 162 - Hydraulics Lab

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.

CE 172 - Structural Steel Design

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.

CE 195 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles. Prerequisites: Senior standing in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering.

CE 218 - Numerical Methods for Engineer

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.

CE 254 - Environmental Quantitive Anyl

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.

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. Prerequisite: CE 151.

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. Prerequisite: CE 160.

CE 265 - Ground Water Hydrology

Principles of ground water hydraulics, well characteristics, aquifers, and use of numerical methods to solve ground water flow problems. Prerequisite: CE 160.

CE 271 - Advanced Structural Analysis

Virtual work, energy theorems, analysis of structures by the displacement method, finite element analysis of structural systems, non-linear structural analysis, structural optimization, probalistic structural analysis. Prerequisite: CE 170.

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. Prerequisite: CE 180.

CE 285 - Geo-energy Systems

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.

CE 312 - Sustainability & Transportatn

Introduction to the complex interconnection of engineering, policy, science and social science that characterize transportation systems, mobilty problems and solutions. Interdisciplinary teams conduct case studies. Prerequisite: Instructor permission required. Cross-listed with: PA 342, TRC 312.

CE 393 - CEE Graduate Seminar

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.