Civil Engineering

Courses

CIVE 240 [WI] Engineering Economic Analysis 3.0 Credits

Techniques for project decisions: benefit cost and present worth analysis, rate of return, capital budgeting, risk analysis, environmental impact, and depreciation. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

CIVE 250 Construction Materials 4.0 Credits

Construction Materials.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: MEM 202 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 251 Engineering Surveying 3.0 Credits

Covers the theory and use of surveying instruments and principles of plane and topographic surveying. Introduces computer programs for surveying computations and plotting.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

CIVE 261 Materials and Structural Behavior I 3.0 Credits

Introduces the basic materials of construction (timber, masonry, steel, and concrete). Covers their behavior as ingredients of the structural system. Required for architecture and construction management students. Fall.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if major is AE or major is CIVE or classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: PHYS 182 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 262 Materials and Structural Behavior II 3.0 Credits

Continues CIVE 261. Required for architecture and construction management students. Winter.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if major is AE or major is CIVE or classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 261 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 263 Materials and Structural Behavior III 3.0 Credits

Continues CIVE 262. Required for architecture and construction management students. Spring.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if major is AE or major is CIVE or classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 262 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 300 Structural Analysis I 4.0 Credits

Covers analysis of statically determinate structures: equilibrium, compatibility, boundary conditions, complimentary and virtual work, energy theorems, reactions, member forces and deflection of trusses, beams and frames, and influence lines. The laboratory portion will make use of structural analysis computer programs to construct analytical models of various structural systems. Calculate reactions and deflections of statically determinate and indeterminate structures and check reliability of results.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 250 [Min Grade: D] and MEM 230 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 301 Structural Design I 3.0 Credits

This course will provide a general overview of engineering design (20%) and then a specific treatment of the structural design process (80%). The key topics to be covered include the determination of system-level loads/demands, the estimation of element-level demands and demand envelops, and the sizing of beams and columns constructed of both reinforced concrete and structural steel.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 300 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 302 Structural Analysis I 4.0 Credits

Covers analysis of statically determinate structures: equilibrium, compatibility, boundary conditions, complimentary and virtual work, energy theorems, reactions, member forces and deflection of trusses, beams and frames, and influence lines. The laboratory portion will make use of structural analysis computer programs to construct analytical models of various structural systems. Calculate reactions and deflections of statically determinate and indeterminate structures and check reliability of results.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 250 [Min Grade: D] and MEM 230 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 303 Structural Design I 3.0 Credits

This course will provide a general overview of engineering design (20%) and then a specific treatment of the structural design process (80%). The key topics to be covered include the determination of system-level loads/demands, the estimation of element-level demands and demand envelops, and the sizing of beams and columns constructed of both reinforced concrete and structural steel.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 302 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 310 Soil Mechanics I 4.0 Credits

Gives an overview of types of problems encountered in geotechnical engineering: index, mechanical, hydraulic and environmental properties of soils; earth mass stability, deformation, and groundwater seepage; laboratory measurements.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: (EGEO 220 [Min Grade: D] or CAEE 211 [Min Grade: D]) and CIVE 250 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 320 Introduction to Fluid Flow 3.0 Credits

Covers fundamentals of fluid flow, fluid properties, hydrostatic forces, kinematics of flow, the Bernoulli equation, linear momentum, dimensional analysis, Froude and Reynolds similarity and hydraulic models and an introduction to pipe flows and friction.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: TDEC 202 [Min Grade: D] or ENGR 210 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 330 Hydraulics 4.0 Credits

Covers pipe flow, friction losses, multiple pipe systems, water demand and distribution network design, pumps and pumping systems, air flow in ducts and fans, open channel flows, hydraulic jumps and energy dissipation, gravity pipe networks and the design of storm and sanitary sewer systems.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CIVE 320 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 370 Introduction to Structural Analysis 3.0 Credits

Covers equilibrium, virtual work, reactions, and member forces in trusses, beams, and frames. Introduces analysis of statically indeterminate structures and the stiffness matrix method of analysis.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: MEM 230 [Min Grade: D] and CIVE 250 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 371 Introduction to Structural Design 3.0 Credits

Covers the design process, with topics including structural systems, loads and load path, structural safety, and design methods. Offers introduction to steel, reinforced concrete, wood, and masonry design.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 370 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 372 Structural Laboratory 1.0 Credit

Course use of structural analysis computer programs to construct analytical models of various structural systems. Calculate reactions and deflections of statically determinate and determinate structures and check reliability of results.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman or Sophomore
Corequisite: CIVE 371

CIVE 375 Structural Material Behavior 3.0 Credits

Study of deformation, fracture and fatigue of structural materials used in infrastructure. Includes basic failure modes, yielding and plasticity, and fracture mechanics. Emphasis on analytical and predictive methods that designers use to avoid failure. Metals, ceramic and composites are considered, as is time-dependent behavior.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: MEM 230 [Min Grade: D] and CIVE 250 [Min Grade: D] and (MATH 201 [Min Grade: D] or MATH 261 [Min Grade: D] or ENGR 231 [Min Grade: D])

CIVE 400 First Principles of Structural Design 3.0 Credits

Covers analysis of statically indeterminate structures: force methods for trusses, beams and frames, slope-deflection and equilibrium methods, moment distribution, stiffness matrices of truss and beam elements, and stiffness matrix method of analysis.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: CIVE 303 [Min Grade: C]

CIVE 401 Structural Design II 3.0 Credits

Covers principles of design of reinforced concrete structural systems, including beams, slabs, columns, and footings.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 400 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 402 Structural Design III 3.0 Credits

Covers elastic and plastic design of structural steel members, including beams, columns, tension members, beam columns, and plate girders; design of welded and high-strength bolted connections; and design of steel trusses, bridges, and buildings.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 401 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 410 Foundation Engineering 3.0 Credits

Covers shear strength, bearing capacity, and lateral earth pressure; design of shallow foundations (footings, mats) and deep foundations (piles, drilled shafts); and excavation and slope stability.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CIVE 310 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 420 Water and Waste Treatment I 3.0 Credits

Covers water supply chemistry, including corrosion in water distribution systems, microbiology of water and wastes, biodegradation of toxic materials, and growth and metabolism in wastewater treatment processes.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Senior.
Prerequisites: CIVE 330 [Min Grade: D] and CIVE 340 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 430 Hydrology 3.0 Credits

Covers the relationship between precipitation and runoff, unit hydrographs, flood routing, and water supply principles and applications.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CAEE 211 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 431 Hydrology-Ground Water 3.0 Credits

Covers geologic and hydrologic occurrence of groundwater, underground flow, and groundwater supply. Winter.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 330 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 432 Water Resources Design 3.0 Credits

Covers planning and design of basin and developments for requirements of various water use purposes. Spring.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman
Prerequisites: CIVE 430 [Min Grade: D]

CIVE 477 [WI] Seminar 2.0 Credits

Covers professional development and ethics. Requires preparation of a technical paper. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

CIVE 478 [WI] Seminar 1.0 Credit

Requires preparation and presentation of a technical paper. This is a writing intensive course.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if classification is Junior or Senior.

CIVE I199 Independent Study in CIVE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CIVE I299 Independent Study in CIVE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CIVE I399 Independent Study in CIVE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CIVE I499 Independent Study in CIVE 12.0 Credits

Self-directed within the area of study requiring intermittent consultation with a designated instructor.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CIVE T180 Special Topics in CIVE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CIVE T280 Special Topics in CIVE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

CIVE T380 Special Topics in CIVE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Cannot enroll if classification is Freshman

CIVE T480 Special Topics in CIVE 12.0 Credits

Topics decided upon by faculty will vary within the area of study.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit

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