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CEE 195: About Civil Engineering

 

Course Description

Civil engineering orientation including historical developments, education requirements, relation to science, professional practice, and specialties within the profession.

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CEE 201: Systems Engineering & Economics

 

Course Description

Introduction to the formulation and solution of civil engineering problems. Major topics: engineering economy, mathematical modeling, and optimization. Application of techniques, including classical optimization, linear and nonlinear programming, network theory, critical path methods, simulation, decision theory, and dynamic programming to a variety of civil engineering problems. Credit is not given for both CEE 201 and IE 310. Prerequisite: MATH 231; credit or concurrent registration in MATH 225.

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  • Use technology to your advantage and you will be successful. This class teaches students a frame-work of thinking that incorporates cost analysis and optimization of limited resources.

 

CEE 202: Engineering Risk & Uncertainty

 

Course Description

Identification and modeling of non-deterministic problems in civil engineering design and decision making. Development of stochastic concepts and simulation models, and their relevance to real design and decision problems in various areas of civil engineering. Credit is not given for both CEE 202 and IE 300. Prerequisite: Recommended: Credit or concurrent registration in MATH 241.

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  • This is a statistics class but from a civil engineering perspective. Many of the concepts learned throughout are not unique to civil engineering so utilize external resources on topics if needed. This class, paired with CEE 201, cements a quantitative understanding of decision-making.

 

CEE 300: Behavior of Materials

 

Course Description

Macroscopic mechanical behavior in terms of phenomena at the nanometer and micrometer levels for the three types of engineering materials (metals, ceramics, and polymers) with emphasis on specific materials used in civil engineering — steel, rocks, clay, portland cement concrete, asphaltic concrete, and wood. Same as TAM 324. Credit is not given for both CEE 300 and either ME 330 or MSE 280. Prerequisite: Completion of Composition I general education requirement; CHEM 104; TAM 251.

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  • Make time for the lab reports and get the homework done on time and you will be successful. Expect to do a lot of writing for this class. The subject knowledge of materials and the technical writing skills gained from this class are indispensable, making this one of the most formative classes in the CEE curriculum.

 

CEE 310: Transportation Engineering

 

Course Description

Design, planning, operation, management, and maintenance of transportation systems; integrated multi-modal transportation systems (highways, air, rail, etc.); layout of highways, airports, and railroads with traffic flow models, capacity analysis, and safety. Design of facilities and systems with life cycle costing procedures and criteria for optimization. Prerequisite: TAM 251; credit or concurrent registration in CEE 202.

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CEE 320: Construction Engineering

 

Course Description

Construction engineering processes: contracting and bonding, planning and scheduling, estimating and project control, productivity models, and construction econometrics. Prerequisite: CEE 201; credit or concurrent registration in CS 101 and CEE 202.

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  • Most consider this to be an easy class however neglect of the final project can make this class difficult. Learning the basic terms and methods of construction gives any engineer valuable insight into one of the most difficult aspects of the building production chain.

 

CEE 330: Environmental Engineering

 

Course Description

Sources, characteristics, transport, and effects of air and water contaminants; biological, chemical, and physical processes in water; atmospheric structure and composition; unit operations for air and water quality control; solid waste management; environmental quality standards. Prerequisite: CHEM 104.

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  • This class is highly quantitative. You are often tasked with finding the concentration of a given contaminate and if you are able to understand and master that concept you will be successful. Minor knowledge of chemical compounds is used throughout but never overly emphasized.

 

CEE 340: Energy and Global Environment

 

Course Description

Introduction to evaluating multiple impacts of engineering decisions. Topics include mass and chemical balances; effects of engineered systems on local and global environment, health, and risk; economic, consumer, and social considerations; provision of conventional and renewable energy; and future projections. Design projects emphasize making appropriate decisions by quantifying total impact and evaluating social environment. Approved for both letter and S/U grading. Prerequisite: PHYS 211; PHSY 213; CEE 201 or IE 310; CEE 202, IE 300, or STAT 200; or permission of instructor. CEE students only.

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CEE 350: Water Resources Engineering

 

Course Description

Quantitative aspects of water in the earth’s environment and its engineering implications, including design and analysis of systems directly concerned with use and control of water; quantitative introduction to hydrology, hydraulic engineering, and water resources planning. Prerequisite: CEE 202; credit or concurrent registration in CEE 201.

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CEE 360: Structural Engineering

 

Course Description

Analysis, behavior, and design of trusses and framed structures under static loads; member forces in trusses, shear and moment diagrams, deflections, simple applications of the force method and slope-deflection; computer applications. Prerequisite: TAM 251.

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  • Many times this is the first structures class that students take. It is not the easiest class as you mostly cannot use technology to model/solve the problems in the class. This makes the process of solving a bit longer and more detail-heavy. Start homework and projects early and you will be successful.

 

CEE 380: Geotechnical Engineering

 

Course Description

Classification of soils, compaction in the laboratory and in the field, soil exploration, boring and sampling, permeability of soils, one-dimensional settlement analyses, strength of soil, and foundations. Prerequisite: TAM 251.

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CEE 398: Special Topics

 

Course Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in civil and environmental engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Approved for letter and S/U grading. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

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  • Project-based learning is an excellent class for new students to take as an alternative to CEE 195. It provides the exposure of CEE 195 but also incorporates field-trips. The assignments teach writing skills which is valuable throughout the rest of the CEE curriculum and perhaps later in life. Final projects can become a vehicle of writing, research and team-working development and even an impressive item on a resume.

 

CEE 401: Concrete Materials

 

Course Description

Examination of the influence of constituent materials (cements, water, aggregates and admixtures) on the properties of fresh and hardened concrete, concrete mix design, handling and placement of concrete, and behavior of concrete under various types of loading and environment. Laboratory exercises utilize standard concrete test methods. Field trips are held during some scheduled laboratory sessions. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 300.

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CEE 405: Asphalt Materials I

 

Course Description

Properties and control testing of bituminous materials, aggregates for bituminous mixtures, and analysis and design of asphalt concrete and liquid asphalt cold mixtures; structural properties of bituminous mixes; surface treatment design; recycling of mixtures. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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CEE 406: Pavement Design I

 

Course Description

Analysis, behavior, performance, and structural design of highway flexible and rigid pavements; climate factors, drainage, traffic loading analysis, and life cycle cost analysis. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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CEE 407: Airport Design

 

Course Description

Basic principles of airport facilities design to include aircraft operational characteristics, noise, site selection, land use compatibility, operational area, ground access and egress, terminals, ground service areas, airport capacity, and special types of airports. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours.

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CEE 408: Railroad Transportation Engineering

 

Course Description

Principles and analysis of railroad transportation efficiency, economics, energy, and engineering; effect on production and markets. Railroad infrastructure; locomotive and rolling stock design, function, and operation. Computation of train speed, power, and acceleration requirements; railway traffic control and signaling. Quantitative analytical tools for rail-transportation decision-making and optimization. Field trip to observe railroad infrastructure, equipment and operations. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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CEE 409: Railroad Track Engineering

 

Course Description

Railroad track engineering concepts including track component and system design, construction, evaluation, maintenance, load distribution, and wheel-rail interaction. Design and analysis tools for railroad track engineering and maintenance. Field trip to observe railroad track system and components. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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CEE 410: Railway Signaling and Control

 

Course Description

Railway traffic control and signaling systems; train performance and scheduling tools; analysis of temporal and spatial separation of trains for safety and efficiency; train movement authority and operating rules, track circuit and wireless train position monitoring technology; interlocking design; railroad capacity modeling tools; economic analysis of traffic control system design, optimization, and selection. Field trip to observe signal system infrastructure and railway traffic operations control center. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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CEE 411: RR Project Design and Construction

 

Course Description

Critical elements in the development and planning of railroad construction projects; project economic justification; route alternative analysis procedures; cost estimation; site civil design; computer-aided track design; surveying; construction management; construction procedures for typical railroad projects. Design project covering a typical railroad capital construction projects. Field trip to observe the construction of a railroad capital project. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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CEE 412: High-Speed Rail Engineering

 

Course Description

Development, engineering, design and construction of high-speed rail (HSR) passenger transport systems with particular emphasis on the unique engineering elements of HSR technology. Key elements of HSR systems and subsystems including: core systems (trains, power, signal, communication and control), track system and civil infrastructure (earthwork, bridges, viaducts and tunnels). Also covered are basic design and construction of HSR stations and rolling stock maintenance facilities. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours.

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CEE 415: Geometric Design of Roads

 

Course Description

Highway classification; analysis of factors in developing a transportation facility; highway geometrics design and safety standards; roadway design element; human factors in roadway design; roadway location principles; intersection, interchange, and ramp design; drainage factors. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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CEE 416: Traffic Capacity Analysis

 

Course Description

Fundamentals of traffic engineering; analysis of traffic stream characteristics; capacity of urban and rural highways; design and analysis of traffic signals and intersections; traffic control; traffic impact studies; traffic accidents. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310.

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CEE 417: Urban Transportation Planning

 

Course Description

Same as UP 430. See UP 430.

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CEE 418: Public Transportation Systems

 

Course Description

Transit systems basics, demand issues, design standards, economic and sustainability implications. Transit service planning for shuttle, corridor, and network systems, hybrid hierarchical systems, paratransit and demand-responsive services. Management of transit systems, fleet operations, and crew scheduling. Operational issues, vehicle movement, headway and schedule control. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 310 or equivalent.

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CEE 420: Construction Productivity

 

Course Description

Application of scientific principles to the measurement and forecasting of productivity in construction engineering. Conceptual and mathematical formulation of labor, equipment, and material factors affecting productivity. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 320.

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CEE 421: Construction Planning

 

Course Description

Project definition; scheduling and control models; material, labor, and equipment allocation; optimal schedules; project organization; documentation and reporting systems; management and control. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 320.

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CEE 422: Construction Cost Analysis

 

Course Description

Application of scientific principles to costs and estimates of costs in construction engineering; concepts and statistical measurements of the factors involved in direct costs, general overhead costs, cost markups, and profits; the fundamentals of cost recording for construction cost accounts and cost controls. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 320.

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CEE 424: Sustainable Const Methods

 

Course Description

Identification of cutting edge sustainable construction materials, technologies, and project management strategies for use in the construction industry and evaluation of their potential to reduce the negative environmental impacts of construction activity. Examination of the current LEED for New Construction rating system, and case study analysis of highly successful recent “green construction projects” through student team assignments and presentations. Preparation for the LEED Green Associate professional licensing exam. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 320; two of CEE 420, CEE 421, or CEE 422.

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CEE 430: Ecological Quality Engineering

 

Course Description

Characteristics of rivers and lakes which affect the management of domestic and industrial wastewaters; chemical hazards assessment, surveillance and biomonitoring, and review of regulations governing effluents. 2 undergraduate hours. 2 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 330.

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CEE 432: Stream Ecology

 

Course Description

Description of physical, chemical, and biological characteristics in streams and rivers including an integrated treatment of the environmental factors affecting the composition and distribution of biota; emphasizes the application of ecological principles in aquatic ecosystem protection and management. Same as IB 450. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours.

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CEE 433: Water Technology and Policy

 

Course Description

This course will cover technical and social concepts of water and wastewater treatment; water resources; water law, policy, and economics; and water in integrated systems. Emphasis will be on the intersection between engineering and policy. Communication is an important element of this course: engineers will learn to “speak” policy via writing assignments, multimedia presentation, and briefings. Course activities include lecture, discussion, presentations, and field trips. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 340 or CEE 350.

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CEE 434: Environmental Systems I

 

Course Description

Introduction to the concepts and applications of environmental systems analysis. Application of mathematical programming and modeling to the design, planning, and management of engineered environmental systems, regional environmental systems, and environmental policy. Economic analysis, including benefit-cost analysis and management strategies. Concepts of tradeoff, non-inferior sets, single- and multi-objective optimization. Practical application to case studies to convey an understanding of the complexity and data collection challenges of actual design practice. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 201 and CEE 330.

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CEE 437: Water Quality Engineering

 

Course Description

Fundamental theory underlying the unit processes utilized in the treatment of water for domestic and industrial usage, and in the treatment of domestic and industrial wastewaters. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 330; credit or concurrent registration in TAM 335.

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CEE 438: Science & Environmental Policy

 

Course Description

Environmental treaties, the role of science and scientists in managing the national and global environment, effective science communication, scientific assessments, and the use of quantitative tools to inform policy decisions. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 202 or IE 300, STAT 400, or equivalent introductory probability and statistics course. Senior and Graduate students.

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CEE 440: Fate Cleanup Environ Pollutant

 

Course Description

Investigation of the regulatory and technical issues affecting solid and hazardous waste management, with an emphasis on the principles governing the transport, fate, and remediation of solid and hazardous waste in the subsurface, including advection, dispersion, sorption, interphase mass transfer, and transformation reactions. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 330.

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CEE 442: Environmental Engineering Principles, Physical

 

Course Description

Analysis of the physical principles which form the basis of many water and air quality-control operations; sedimentation, filtration, inertial separations, flocculation, mixing, and principles of reactor design; energy flows, thermal pollution, earth’s energy balance. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 437.

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CEE 443: Environmental Engineering Principles, Chemical

 

Course Description

Application of principles of chemical equilibrium and chemical kinetics to air and water quality. Thermodynamics, kinetics, acid-base chemistry, complexation, precipitation, dissolution, and oxidation-reduction. Applications. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 437.

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CEE 444: Environmental Engineering Principles, Biological

 

Course Description

Application of principles of biochemistry and microbiology to air and water quality, wastes, and their engineering management; biological mediated changes in water and in domestic and industrial wastewater. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 443.

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CEE 445: Air Quality Modeling

 

Course Description

Practical and advanced approaches to pollutant transport and fate in the environment with emphasis on air pollution modeling, including aspects of pollutant dispersion, chemical transformation, and loss. Gaussian plume, chemical mass balance, chemical reaction, grid and trajectory models. Evaluation of models and the development of efficient air quality management strategies. Applications with use of regulatory USEPA air quality models. Same as ATMS 425. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 330and credit or concurrent registration in TAM 335; or ATMS 302.

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CEE 446: Air Quality Engineering

 

Course Description

Description and application of chemical and physical principles related to air pollutants, aerosol mechanics, attenuation of light in the atmosphere, air quality regulation, generation of air pollutants, methods to remove gaseous and particulate pollutants from gas streams, and atmospheric dispersion. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 330; credit or concurrent registration in TAM 335.

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CEE 447: Atmospheric Chemistry

 

Course Description

Same as ATMS 420. See ATMS 420.

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CEE 449: Environmental Engineering Lab

 

Course Description

Traditional analysis tools and techniques in analysis, control, and design of natural and engineered environmental systems including air, water, wastewater, solid and hazardous waste, and ecological systems. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 437 or CEE 446.

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CEE 450: Surface Hydrology

 

Course Description

Descriptive and quantitative hydrology dealing with the distribution, circulation, and storage of water on the earth’s surface; principles of hydrologic processes; methods of analysis and their applications to engineering and environmental problems. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 350.

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CEE 451: Environmental Fluid Mechanics

 

Course Description

Incompressible fluid mechanics with particular emphasis on topics in analysis and applications in civil engineering areas; principles of continuity, momentum and energy, kinematics of flow and stream functions, potential flow, laminar motion, turbulence, and boundary-layer theory. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: TAM 335.

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CEE 452: Hydraulic Analysis and Design

 

Course Description

Hydraulic analysis and design of engineering systems: closed conduits and pipe networks; hydraulic structures, including spillways, stilling basins, and embankment seepage; selection and installation of hydraulic machinery. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: TAM 335.

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CEE 453: Urban Hydrology and Hydralics

 

Course Description

Hydraulic analysis and design of urban, highway, airport, and small rural watershed drainage problems; discussion of overland and drainage channel flows; hydraulics of storm-drain systems and culverts; determination of design flow; runoff for highways, airports, and urban areas; design of drainage gutters, channels, sewer networks, and culverts. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 350.

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CEE 457: Groundwater

 

Course Description

Physical properties of groundwater and aquifers, principles and fundamental equations of porous media flow and mass transport, well hydraulics and pumping test analysis, role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, groundwater quality and contamination. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 350 and TAM 335.

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CEE 458: Water Resources Field Methods

 

Course Description

Scientific principles of measurement technologies and protocols used for water-resources measurements and experimental design of field-scale water-resources and environmental studies. Planning field studies; instruments and protocols for surface-water, and water-quality sampling; description of data quality. One-half-day laboratory field trips to streamflow monitoring stations and groundwater monitoring wells nearby. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 350.

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CEE 460: Steel Structures I

 

Course Description

Introduction to the design of metal structures; behavior of members and their connections; theoretical, experimental, and practical bases for proportioning members and their connections. 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit. Prerequisite: CEE 360.

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CEE 461: Reinforced Concrete I

 

Course Description

Strength, behavior, and design of reinforced concrete members subjected to moments, shear, and axial forces; emphasis on the influence of the material properties on behavior. 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit. Prerequisite: CEE 360.

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CEE 462: Steel Structures II

 

Course Description

Metal members under combined loads; connections, welded and bolted; moment-resistant connections; plate girders, conventional behavior, and tension field action. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 460.

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CEE 463: Reinforced Concrete II

 

Course Description

Strength, behavior, and design of indeterminate reinforced concrete structures, with primary emphasis on slab systems; emphasis on the strength of slabs and on the available methods of design of slabs spanning in two directions, with or without supporting beams. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 461.

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CEE 465: Design of Structural Systems

 

Course Description

Examination of the whole structural design process including definition of functional requirements, selection of structural scheme, formulation of design criteria, preliminary and computer-aided proportioning, and analysis of response, cost, and value. 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit. Prerequisite: Credit in either CEE 460 or CEE 461 with concurrent registration in the other.

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CEE 467: Masonry Structures

 

Course Description

Analysis, design, and construction of masonry structures. Mechanical properties of clay and concrete masonry units, mortar, and grout. Compressive, tensile, flexural, and shear behavior of masonry structural components. Strength and behavior of unreinforced bearing walls. Detailed design of reinforced masonry beams, columns, structural walls with and without openings, and complete lateral-force resisting building systems. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 461.

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CEE 468: Prestressed Concrete

 

Course Description

Strength, behavior, and design of prestressed reinforced concrete members and structures, with primary emphasis on pretensioned, precast construction; emphasis on the necessary coordination between design and construction techniques in prestressing. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 461.

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CEE 469: Wood Structures

 

Course Description

Mechanical properties of wood, stress grades, and working stresses; effects of strength-reducing characteristics, moisture content, and duration of loading and causes of wood deterioration; glued-laminated timber and plywood; behavior and design of connections, beams, and beam-columns; design of buildings and bridges; other structural applications: trusses, rigid frames, arches, and pole-type buildings; prismatic plates and hyperbolic paraboloids. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 460 or CEE 461.

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CEE 470: Structural Analysis

 

Course Description

Direct stiffness method of structural analysis; fundamentals and algorithms; numerical analysis of plane trusses, grids and frames; virtual work and energy principles; finite element method for plane stress and plane strain. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Credit is not given for both CEE 470 and ME 471. Prerequisite: CEE 360.

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CEE 471: Structural Mechanics

 

Course Description

Beams under lateral load and thrust; beams on elastic foundations; virtual work and energy principles; principles of solid mechanics, stress and strain in three dimensions; static stability theory; torsion; computational methods. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: MATH 285 and TAM 251.

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CEE 472: Structural Dynamics I

 

Course Description

Analysis of the dynamic response of structures and structural components to transient loads and foundation excitation; single-degree-of-freedom and multi-degree-of-freedom systems; response spectrum concepts; simple inelastic structural systems; systems with distributed mass and flexibility. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 360, MATH 285, and TAM 212.

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CEE 480: Foundation Engineering

 

Course Description

Analysis and design of foundations, bearing capacity and settlement of foundations; stability of excavations and slopes; ground movements due to construction; analysis and design of excavations, retaining walls, slopes, and underground structures in soil and rock. 3 undergraduate hours. No graduate credit. Prerequisite: CEE 380.

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CEE 483: Soil Mechanics and Behavior

 

Course Description

Composition and structure of soil; water flow and hydraulic properties; stress in soil; compressibility behavior and properties of soils; consolidation and settlement analysis; shear strength of soils; compaction and unsaturated soils; experimental measurements. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 380.

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CEE 484: Applied Soil Mechanics

 

Course Description

Application of soil mechanics to earth pressures and retaining walls, stability of slopes, foundations for structures, excavations; construction considerations; instrumentation. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 483.

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CEE 491: Decision and Risk Analysis

 

Course Description

Development of modern statistical decision theory and risk analysis, and application of these concepts in civil engineering design and decision making; Bayesian statistical decision theory, decision tree, utility concepts, and multi-objective decision problems; modeling and analysis of uncertainties, practical risk evaluation, and formulation of risk-based design criteria, risk benefit trade-offs, and optimal decisions. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 202.

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CEE 493: Sustainable Design Engineering Tech

 

Course Description

Quantitative sustainable design (QSD) and how to navigate engineering decision-making. Economic (life cycle costing, techno-economic assessment) and environmental (life cycle assessment, LCA) sustainability assessments, and how to link these tools to design decisions under uncertainty. Design of engineered technologies individually and in teams, with special attention to water infrastructure and bioenergy production. Semester-long design project that includes components from two of the following three CEE sub-disciplines: environmental, hydraulic, geotechnical. 4 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CEE 340 or Graduate Standing.

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CEE 495: Professional Practice

 

Course Description

Series of lectures by outstanding authorities on the practice of civil engineering and its relations to economics, sociology, and other fields of human endeavor. 0 undergraduate hours. 0 graduate hours. Approved for S/U grading only.

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CEE 497: Independent Study

 

Course Description

Individual investigations or studies of any phase of civil engineering selected by the student and approved by the department. 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 16 graduate hours. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

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CEE 498: Special Topics

 

Course Description

Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in civil and environmental engineering intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

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