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: Pre-Engineering Technical (PET) Core Completion.
Introduces Civil and Environmental Engineering through hands-on-design, group projects, inquiry-based learning, systems thinking, critical thinking, and computational exercises.
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: Pre-Engineering Technical (PET) Core Completion.
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.
Transportation systems planning, analysis, and design with foci on safety, modeling, decision support, and environmental impacts. Prerequisites: CE 132. Co-requisite: CE 010.
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.
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Experimental stress analysis methods; experimental verification of static force-displacement relationship for beams, frames and trusses; fundamental mechanical properties of metals, plastics, and wood; effects of size, shape, method, speed of loading and strain history on these properties. Co-requisites: CE 100 and CE 170.
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). Prerequisite: Pre-Engineering Technical (PET) Core Completion.
Design of treatment systems for water supply, groundwater remediation, domestic and hazardous wastewater, sewer design; semester-long design projects; ethics; environmental health impacts; governmental regulations. Co-requisite: CE 132.
Analytical procedures used in measuring environmental parameters (includes BOD, COD, Alkalinity, Coliform). Fundamental methods applied to actual waste samples and subsequent data analysis. Prerequisites: 150; Chemistry 31.
Comparing engineering alternatives; economic evaluations including costs, returns, taxes, and depreciation; project optimization with linear/non-linear models; scheduling; risk and reliability analyses by simulation. Prerequisite: MATH 021.
Basic phenomena and theoretical principles underlying water supply, air and water pollution control, and industrial hygiene. Prerequisite: CHEM 031 or CHEM 025, MATH 022.
Analysis of transportation systems; technological characteristics; the transportation planning process and techniques of travel modeling and forecasting for both urban and rural areas. Prerequisite: CE 010; Junior standing in CE, or Instructor permission.
Laboratory exercises in surveying applications: distance, angle, elevation, traverse, topography, global positioning systems (GPS), and geographic information systems (GIS). Pre/co-requisistes: CE 10.
An introduction to the basics and applications of advanced computer-based tools, including MATLAB, remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and global positioning system (GPS). Prerequisites: Math 22, CS 21.
Computer-aided and hand generation of: geometric shapes; dimensioning; pipe drafting; foundations and structures; survey plots; graphs and charts; topography; and highway geometry.