Term: Spring 2022
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.
Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering, sustainability, ethics, systems thinking, teamwork in engineering, laboratories, computational exercises, and project-based.
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 or ME 014, and CE 170.
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.
Systems-thinking applied to analysis and design of engineered systems and elements, including economic, social, and environmental aspects of sustainable designs within global contexts. Includes life-cycle cost analysis, uncertainty, risk, and engineering economics. Prerequisites: STAT 143 or STAT 151.
Fundamentals and design of sustainable systems for water supply, domestic and industrial wastewater treatment, soil and groundwater remediation; energy and resource recovery; project-based. Prerequisite: CE 132 with a grade of C- or better.
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: CS 020 or CS 021. Co-requisites: MATH 122 or MATH 124 and MATH 271; CE 100 or ME 014.
Analysis of stresses in plain and reinforced concrete members; design of reinforced concrete structures; theory of prestressed concrete; project-based. Prerequisite: CE 170.
Student teams will integrate the multiple areas of specialization in Civil/Environmental Engineering in comprehensive design experience; professional practice; ethics; written and oral presentations to professional review panels. Prerequisites: Senior standing in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering or Engineering Management. Co-requisite: CE 134.
Characteristics and classification of soils; physical, mechanical and hydraulic properties of soils; seepage; the effective stress principle; stress distribution, consolidation, settlement; shear strength. Prerequisite: CE 100 or ME 014.
Performing various laboratory tests to determine index, hydraulic, and mechanical properties of soils; computer modeling of geotechnical systems; associated laboratory and project report writing and presentations; project-based. Prerequisite: CE 100 or ME 014. Co-requisite: CE 180.
Study of specific methods used to analyze travel demand, travel behavior and network flows; process of travel demand modeling; collection, analysis and expansion of survey data and travel data; mathematical methods common to travel modeling. Prerequisite: CE 133.
Course focuses on chemical, biochemical and physical processes; diffusion, equilibria, reaction kinetics, acids/bases, colloids, air/water exchange; laboratories demonstrate standard environmental engineering techniques; project-based. 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.
Application of fundamental principles of fluid dynamics and open channel flow to the design and retrofit of river-connected infrastructure, including road embankments, road drainage systems, berms, culverts, bridges and impoundments. Project-based. Prerequisite: CE 160.
Principles of ground water hydraulics, well characteristics, aquifers, and use of numerical methods to solve ground water flow problems. Project-based. Prerequisite: CE 160.
Analysis and design of solid and glue laminated timber members and structural systems including tension members, beams, columns, beam-columns, diaphragms, shear walls, and connections; LRFD and ASD design methods; application of IBC for timber systems; current developments in wood design/construction; project-based. Prerequisite: CE 170.
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; CS 020 or CS 021; or Instructor permission. Cross-listed with: CSYS 369, STAT 369.
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.
Advanced topics in recently developed technical areas. Hours and credits as arranged.