202: Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory. 4-0-1. Coreq., concurrent with MEMT 201. Introduction to laboratory testing of aggregates, concrete, asphalt, steel, and other materials used by civil engineers.
254: Plane Surveying. 4-2-3. Preq., MATH 112. Theory, field measurements, and computation and error analysis associated with land, traverse, and topographic surveys.
291: Civil Engineering Computations. 3-1-2. Preq., MATH 230. Application of microcomputers in civil engineering. Numerical techniques and statistical applications, personal productivity tools, application software.
300: The Civil Engineering Profession. 0-3-3. Preq., sophomore standing. Open only to civil engineering students. The civil engineering profession and its effect on society. History and heritage, current professional practices and techniques, concepts and challenges for the future.
304: Remote Sensing. 4-1-2. Preq., MATH 112. Basic introduction to remote sensing. Measurements and mapping from aerial photographs. Photo interpretation. Height determination by parallax.
310: Water Resources I. 0-3-3. Preq., MEMT 313. Hydrologic and hydraulic analysis of precipitation and runoff, storm water management, detention basin design, and flood frequency analysis.
314: Environmental Engineering. 3-2-3. Preq., ENGL 303, CHEM 104, . Introduction to the unit operations and processes most often encountered in water and wastewater treatment.
324: An Introduction to Soils Engineering. 4-1-2. Preq., ENGL 303, , GEOL 111. Introduction to soil mechanics and its application to civil engineering. A presentation of soil properties and characteristics pertinent to an evaluation of various engineering situations, problems and designs.
325: Introduction to Foundation Engineering. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 324. Consideration of bearing capacity, settlement of structures, slope stability, foundation design requirements, subsurface exploration, regional soil conditions, footings, mats, and retaining walls.
332: Transportation Engineering I. 0-3-3. Preq., ENGR 122. Introduction to transportation facilities; urban transportation planning; traffic, design, safety, and the environment.
333: Transportation Engineering II. 3-2-3. Preq., CVEN 332. Design of highway and airport runway elements in a laboratory and field environment.
340: Structural Analysis & Design. 3-2-3. Preq., MEMT 211. Analysis of simple and continuous structures using classical and matrix methods. Introduction to structural design concepts.
341: Steel & Reinforced Concrete Design. 3-2-3. Preq., CVEN 340. Design of steel and reinforced concrete structures with emphasis on behavior of tension and compression members, beams, and slabs. Steel connections in elementary structures.
355: Advanced Surveying. 4-2-3. Preq., CVEN 254 (CVEN 291 recommended) Advance error propagation theory, including an introduction to least squares. Various horizontal/vertical high precision surveys; geodetic concepts and surveys; Global Positioning Systems.
357: Engineering and Construction Surveying. 4-1-2. Preq., CVEN 254. Horizontal/vertical curves; earthwork; topographic/planimetric surveys for map/drawing construction; engineering use of State Plane Coordinate System; surveys for buildings, pipelines, and others.
410: Air Pollution Fundamentals. 0-3-3. Preq., Senior standing in an engineering curriculum, or consent of instructor. History of air pollution legislation, sources, and effects of major air pollutants, and predictive capabilities with regard to air pollution. (G)
411: Water Resources II. 3-2-3. Preq., CVEN 310. Computer modeling of precipitation and runoff, open channel hydraulics, flood profiles, pipe networks. Applications of modeling software for hydrologic and hydraulic design.
412: Environmental Impact Analysis. 0-3-3. Preq., Senior standing in Civil Engineering or the consent of the instructor. Definition and quantification of environmental impact. Types of environmental impact studies. (G)
414: Bituminous Mixture Design. 3-2-3. Preq., . Selection of binders and aggregates for mixture design processes. Methods include Marshall, Hveem and SUPERPAVE. Laboratory mixes will be designated and tested. (G)
416: Hydraulic Facilities Design. 0-3-3. Preq., . Basic concepts of open channel flow. Computation of uniform and non-uniform flow. Hydraulic design of spillways, stilling basins, canals, transitions, culverts, and bends. (G)
417: Groundwater Hydrology. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 310. Groundwater occurrence, movement and quality, well hydraulics, basin development, and model studies. (G)
421: Portland Cement Concrete. 0-3-3. Preq., or consent of instructor. Production, testing, uses, and performance of Portland cement and Portland cement concrete (PCC). Detailed investigation into PCC components. Admixtures and special concretes. (G)
422: Geometric Design. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 332. Functional design of highways, railroads and runways with emphasis on safety and efficiency of flow set intersections, curves, and interchanges. (G)
423: Introduction to Asphalt Technology. 3-2-3. Preq., , or consent of instructor. Production and uses of asphalt; measurement and significance of laboratory properties including viscosity, penetration, flash point, ductility, solubility, thin film oven test and specific gravity. (G)
424: Seminar. 0-1-1. Preq., Senior standing. Reading and discussion of assigned papers, informal talks by instructors and professional engineers, debates on matters of current interest.
425: Traffic Engineering. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 332. Traffic characteristics, vehicle operating characteristics, traffic control, and design of traffic facilities. Basic traffic studies, capacity, signing and signalization, speed regulation and parking. (G)
427: Design of Highway Pavements. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 324. Flexible and rigid pavement types. Factors affecting stresses and strains in pavement layers. Design criteria and structural design methods for highway pavements. (G)
436: Construction Equipment and Methods. 0-3-3. Preq., ENGR 401. Study of economics and functional applications of construction equipment. Operation characteristics are identified for selected equipment items, and are applied to typical construction situations. (G)
437: Contracts and Specifications. 0-2-2. Preq., junior standing or consent of instructor. Legal documents of construction contracts. (G)
438: Estimating. 0-3-3. Preq., senior standing or consent of instructor. Types of estimates. Material takeoff from blueprints and specifications. Detailed estimates of labor and materials. Approximate estimates. (G)
439: Construction Planning, Contracts and Specifications. 0-3-3. Preq., ENGR 401, senior standing or consent of instructor. Study of methods for planning, estimating, and controlling projects. Construction contracts, specifications and cost impacts. Individual term project required. Team efforts on problems and case studies. (G)
440: Foundation Engineering. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 325 or consent of instructor. Theory and applications in foundation engineering design; application of soil mechanics. (G)
443: Analysis of Continuous Structures. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 291, 346; Slope-deflection, moment distribution plastic design, matrix applications, STRUDL language.
450: Special Problems. 1-4 hours credit. Preq., senior standing and consent of instructor. Planning, organization, and solution of problems in Civil Engineering.
456: Legal Aspects of Boundary Surveying. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 254 or consent of instructor. Legal aspects of various boundary systems. Legal principles of boundary surveys: common statute law, written/unwritten rights and rules of evidence, property descriptions/layout.
457: Practical Surveying. 40-0-3. Preq., CVEN 355, 357, or 456. An on-the-job training program; student is employed by registered professional surveyor for 300 working hours (minimum); work to be approved by program chair.
458: Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 291 and senior standing, or approval of instructor. Basic principles, functions, and engineering applications of spatial information systems; introduction to databases. Team case studies using GIS software. (G)
459: Introduction to Infrastructure Management. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 291. Lifecycle approach to planning, designing, and managing infrastructure (highways, streets, utilities); infrastructure decision support systems; performance measures and prediction; computer applications; case studies. (G)
464: Advanced Design of Concrete Structures. 0-3-3. Preq., . Advanced topics in the design of reinforced and prestressed concrete structures. (G)
466: Advanced Structural Design. 0-3-3. Preq., . Advanced topics in the design of steel and timber structures. Load and resistance factor design. (G)
468: Computational Structural Design. 0-3-3. An introduction to the use of computational techniques for designing structures. Finite element method. Structural optimization. (G)
492: Civil Engineering Design I. 3-0-1. Preq., ENGR 401, consent of instructor. Open-ended design problems typical of those encountered in the Civil Engineering profession and calling for the integration of geotechnical, structures, transportation and water resources.
493: Civil Engineering Design II. 3-0-1. Preq., Coreq., CVEN 492. A continuation of CVEN 492.
494: Civil Engineering Design III. 3-0-1. Preq., CVEN 492; Coreq., CVEN 493. A continuation of CVEN 493.
495: Computer-Aided Civil Engineering Design. 4-2-3. Preq., Senior standing in Civil Engineering or consent of instructor. Integration of computers in civil engineering design applications. Emphasis is on design methodologies. Specific software applications vary. (G)
501: Frame Analysis. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 443. Single and multi-story frames by moment distribution, slope deflection and column analogy methods. Frames and beams with variable cross-section. Secondary stresses in trusses. Dimensional analysis and theory of models.
509: Dynamic Analysis of Structures. 0-3-3. Preq., MATH 350. Analysis of structures (SDOF and MDOF) under wind, wave, earthquake and impact forces.
510: Advanced Soil Mechanics. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 324. Evaluation of subsoil conditions, theory of consolidation and bearing capacity of soils; selection application and design of foundation elements of structures.
512: Design of Deep Foundations. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 440. Analysis and design of pile foundations, drilled shafts, piers and sheeting support systems.
514: Bituminous Mixture Design. 3-2-3. Preq., . Selection of binders and aggregates for mixture design processes. Methods include Marshall, Hveem and SUPERPAVE. Laboratory mixes will be designed and tested.
517: Advanced Pavement Design. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 427 or consent of instructor. Traffic and loading considerations for airfield pavements. Structural design methods for highway and airfield pavements, with emphasis on computerized design and analysis techniques.
519: Techniques for Pavement Rehabilitation. 0-3-3. Evaluation of roadway distress, roughness, friction, drainage and structural surveys will be discussed. Survey results used to identify cost-effective techniques for pavement rehabilitation.
522: Design of Temporary Structures. 0-3-3. Advanced topics in the design of temporary structures required for complex construction projects.
527: Statistical Methods in Hydrology. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 310. Frequency analysis, extreme value distribution, error analysis, and multiple regression analysis associated with making engineering decisions using hydrologic data.
530: Water Quality Improvement. 3-2-3. Preq., CVEN 314 or consent of instructor. Stream self-purification processes. Pollution abatement methods. Industrial waste surveys. Principles of treatment for domestic and industrial wastewaters.
531: Contaminant Transport. 0-3-3. Preq., CVEN 314, 310, or consent of instructor. Mathematical modeling of contaminant transport in surface and ground water systems.
536: Wastewater Disposal Systems. 3-2-3. Preq., CVEN 314. Advanced problems in design of domestic and industrial waste treatment systems.
550: Special Problems. 1-4 hours credit. Advanced problems in Civil Engineering will be assigned according to the ability and requirements of the student. An opportunity will be afforded to plan, organize, and complete solutions in problems of considerable magnitude with a view toward developing confidence and self-reliance.
551: Research and Thesis in Civil Engineering. Registration in any quarter may be for three semester hours credit or multiples thereof. Maximum credit allowed is six semester hours.
555: Research and Communications Seminar. 0-3-3. Preq., 12 semester hours of graduate work. Oral and written communication of literature search.
560: Transportation Systems Planning. 4-2-3. Preq., CVEN 332. A study of transportation systems as they affect travel behavior of a populace and the location of economic activities.
561: Traffic Engineering Characteristics. 0-3-3. Preq., consent of instructor. Traffic laws, ordinances, and control devices; intersection characteristics, pretimed control, traffic actuated control, arterial and network progression.
564: Feasibility Analysis of Transportation Systems. 0-3-3. Preq., consent of instructor. Goals, objectives and criteria used for decision making for transportation investments; economic analysis and treatment of intangibles and risk; non-users impact analysis.
578: Applications of Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis to Civil Engineering Problems. 0-3-3. Preq., MEMT 508 or consent of instructor. Application of the theory of the finite element method to nonlinear problems in Civil Engineering.
579: Advanced Structural Dynamics. 0-3-3. Advanced studies of the dynamic response of structures including experimental, analytical and computational procedures. Particular emphasis is given to Civil Engineering applications with a consideration of multiple degrees-of-freedom and continuous systems.
599: Graduate Seminar. 0-1-1. Issues in graduate education. Presentations of current topics in research, teaching and practice. May be repeated for credit. Pass/Fail.