CENG Civil Engineering

CENG   1731   Civil Engineering Computations

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course serves as an introduction to the civil and construction engineering programs, with an emphasis on civil and construction engineering computations. Use of contemporary computing tools and methodologies, and acceptable technical reporting of data as appropriate to civil and construction engineering applications are also introduced.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of "C" or concurrent enrollment in MATH   1441.

CENG   2131   Civil Engineering Fluid Mechanics

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course covers basic concepts of fluid mechanics, and the fundamentals and applications of ideal and real fluid flow. Topics include fluid statics, conservation principles, the Bernoulli equation, fluid flow in pipes, fluid flow measurement devices, open channel flow, and basic hydraulic structures.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGR   2231.

CENG   2231   Surveying

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,2 Lab Hours.

Principles of the level, theodolite, electronic distance measurement (EDM), total station and global positioning systems, taping, note keeping, coordinate geometry, control surveys, triangulation, trilateration, plane coordinate systems, azimuth and topographic mapping. Laboratory includes use of level, theodolite, EDM, total station, GPS, traverse closure, level net closure, topographic mapping, measuring distances and heights using coordinate geometry calculations.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in MATH   1112 or MATH   1113 or MATH   1441 and ENGR   1133 or TCM   1232.

CENG   3131   Introduction to Environmental Engineering

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,2 Lab Hours.

The course is an introduction to environmental engineering. Topics include a review of the role of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in environmental protection, mass balance, rainfall and runoff analysis, basic surface water and groundwater hydrology, water quality management, municipal solid waste and hazardous waste management, and air pollution control.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CHEM   1147.

CENG   3132   Introduction to Water and Wastewater Treatment

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,2 Lab Hours.

The course is an introduction to water and wastewater treatment. Topics include sources and characteristics of water and wastewater, treatment standards, selection of different water and wastewater treatment processes, design principles for treatment units in water and wastewater treatment plants, and standard laboratory tests used to control the operation of water and wastewater treatment plants.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   2131, CENG   3131.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   3132H.

CENG   3132H   Intro to W&WW Treatment Honors

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,2 Lab Hours.

The course is an introduction to water and wastewater treatment. Topics include sources and characteristics of water and wastewater, treatment standards, selection of different water and wastewater treatment processes, design principles for treatment units in water and wastewater treatment plants, and standard laboratory tests used to control the operation of water and wastewater treatment plants.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   2131, CENG   3131.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   3132.

CENG   3133   Transportation Systems

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,2 Lab Hours.

Overview of transportation engineering with respect to traffic operation and transportation planning, including mainly highway. Emphasis on design and traffic control devices with considerations of economy, safety, and environment. Laboratory involves data measurement and analysis techniques associated with transportation engineering using probability.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   2231 and MATH   3337.

CENG   3135   Construction Cost Control and Finance

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course introduces the long-term contract methods for recognizing revenue and their impact on construction company financial statements. The course also covers the analysis of construction company financial statements and their use in developing budgets, project cash needs, pricing construction projects, and forecasting the impact of business decisions on profit. The project cost control and the contract delivery methods are also discussed, along with ethical guidelines for professional conduct and code of ethics.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ECON   2105.

CENG   3232   Soil Mechanics

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,2 Lab Hours.

This course is an introduction to soil mechanics, including an investigation of the mechanical and physical properties of soils and the relation to soil action in problems of engineering such as soil composition, index properties, classification, exploration, compaction, permeability, stress distribution, consolidation, settlement, shear strength, bearing capacity, and lateral earth pressure.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGR   3233.

CENG   3233   Civil Engineering Materials

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,2 Lab Hours.

Introduction to materials science and basic engineering properties of common civil engineering materials including metals, soils, aggregates, Portland cement concrete, asphalt binder and asphalt concrete, wood, and masonry. Written and oral communication skills are an important part of this course.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in ENGR   3233.

CENG   3311   Fluid Mechanics Lab

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

The laboratory includes measurement of water properties including specific weight and dynamic viscosity, use of the Bernoulli equation, pressure measurement, flow rate measurement on a pipe, open channel flow, calibration of flow-measuring, head loss in piping systems, and characteristics of centrifugal pumps.

Corequisite(s): ENGR   3235.

CENG   3331   Structural Analysis

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

This course investigates the behavior of common structural systems under various loading conditions. The course focuses on the accurate analysis of statically determinate trusses, beams and frames and uses approximate methods to analyze indeterminate frames. The calculation of deflections and the effects of moving loads are also considered.

Prerequisite(s): MATH   3230 and a minimum grade of "C" in ENGR   3233.

CENG   3333   Reinforced Concrete Design

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0,1 Lab Hours.

Course covers characteristics of concrete materials; introduction to ACI Building Code requirements for reinforced concrete; entrength design of slabs, beams, columns and footings.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3331.

CENG   4135   Highway Design

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,2 Lab Hours.

This course provides an introduction to highway design based on conventional constraints including: vertical and horizontal geometry, traffic, safety, drainage, economic, and human factors.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   2231 or TCM   2233.

CENG   4138   Water and Sanitation for International Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course addresses the design of small-scale, low cost systems for drinking water supply and wastewater disposal. Topics include surface water intakes, wells, storage tanks, water distribution systems, water quality testing, septic tanks, leach fields, and oxidation ponds. The course emphasizes on-site data collection methods, practical issues of design, and project sustainability.

Prerequisite(s): Minimum grade of "C' in CENG   2131.

CENG   4232   Foundation Design

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Introduction to foundation design methods, including shallow foundations, slope stability, pile foundation, and retaining walls.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3232.

CENG   4331   Structural Steel Design

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0,1 Lab Hours.

Course includes characteristics of structural steel; introduction to AISC Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) specifications; design of tension members, columns, beams, beam-columns, and connections.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3331.

CENG   4518   Introduction to Senior Project

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   2 Lab Hours.

This course is the first component of the senior project series of two courses designed to aid the students in successful completion of the capstone project required for the civil engineering curriculum. This first course introduces students to contemporary civil engineering considerations and professional engineering practice in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. The course prepares students to function on multi-disciplinary teams while completing preliminary tasks required for the senior project. The importance of life-long learning and professional licensure is also addressed.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3333 or CENG   4331.

CENG   4539   Senior Project

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   6 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to be the culmination of the undergraduate civil engineering education experience. The course draws together diverse elements of the Civil Engineering curriculum to provide an integrating experience and to develop competence in focusing both technical and nontechnical skills in solving problems. The senior project course involves design and analysis of a new or modified civil engineering project or system with demonstrated feasibility.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   4518 and Approval of Department Chair.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   4539S.

CENG   4539S   Senior Project

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   6 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to be the culmination of the undergraduate civil engineering education experience. The course draws together diverse elements of the Civil Engineering curriculum to provide an integrating experience and to develop competence in focusing both technical and nontechnical skills in solving problems. The senior project course involves design and analysis of a new or modified civil engineering project or system with demonstrated feasibility.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   4518 and Approval of Department Chair.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   4539.

CENG   4730   Experiential Learning in Civil and Construction Engineering - COOP

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides an opportunity for Civil and Construction Engineering students to participate in Experiential, Cooperative Education, and receive practical work experience with a pre-approved Civil and Construction Engineering employer. A minimum total of 400 documented contact hours of employment per work assignment with the selected employer are required for course credit.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of CENG   2231 or TCM   2233.

CENG   4890   Special Problems in Civil Engineering

1-4 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0-2 Lab Hours.

This course provides for specialized study in the area of Civil Engineering not otherwise covered by the CE program.

Prerequisite(s): As determined by instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   4890S.

CENG   4890S   Special Problem in CE

1-4 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0-2 Lab Hours.

This course provides for specialized study in the area of Civil Engineering not otherwise covered by the CE program.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   4890.

CENG   5090   Selected Topics in Civil Engineering

1-3 Credit Hours.   0-3 Lecture Hours.   0-6 Lab Hours.

This course is scheduled on an infrequent basis to explore special areas in civil engineering.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5090G.

CENG   5133   Water Supply and Wastewater Collection Systems

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course covers water supply and wastewater collection systems. Topics include basic hydraulics, major and minor head losses, pipes in series and parallel, water distribution network analysis, design of water supply distribution systems, sanitary sewer collection systems, and storm sewer collection systems.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3132 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5133G.

CENG   5137   Engineering Hydrology and Hydraulics

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course integrates concepts developed in Fluid Mechanics with fundamental hydrologic and hydraulic processes used in the analysis and design of urban drainage, flood control, and measurement structures. Hydrology topics include the hydrologic cycle, precipitation, hydrograph analysis, evapotranspiration, runoff, and flood routing. Hydraulics topics include open channel flow, hydraulic design, pump classification, pump and system curves, and water/wastewater pumping stations.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   2131 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5137G.

CENG   5139   Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

The course covers advanced water and wastewater treatment processes necessary for designing and managing modern drinking water and wastewater treatment plants. Topics include ion exchange, ozonation, adsorption, membrane, Biological Nutrients Removal (BNR), Membrane Biological Reactor (MBR), disinfection, sludge treatment and disposal, wastewater reclamation and reuse, and effluent disposal.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3132 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5139G.

CENG   5231   Pavement Analysis and Design

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course provides an introduction to different approaches to pavement analysis and design, including flexible and rigid pavement design, preservation, rehabilitation, and management.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3232, CENG   3233 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5231G.

CENG   5232   Foundation Design

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course provides an introduction to foundation design methods, including shallow foundations, slope stability analysis, pile foundations, and retaining walls.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3232 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5232G.

CENG   5234   Asphalt Mix Design

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course is an introduction to contemporary materials and engineering properties of asphalt binders, modified binders, and asphalt mixtures including: modern binder and mixture specifications, mix design systems and test methods.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3233 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5234G.

CENG   5331   Advanced Structural Analysis

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

This course covers the analysis of statically indeterminate structures. Classical methods, such as the slope-deflection and moment distribution techniques are presented. The course additionally covers the matrix-based stiffness method of analysis for indeterminate trusses, beams, and frames.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3331, MATH   2331, ENGR   1731 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5331G.

CENG   5332   Prestressed Concrete Design

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

This course introduces students to the design of common prestressed concrete elements. It presents historical developments, the properties of constituent materials, prestress losses, and the design of prestressed structural members to support flexural and shear loadings.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CENG   3333 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5332G.

CENG   5336   Introduction to Finite Elements

3 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   4 Lab Hours.

This course provides an introduction to the Finite Element Method focusing on the analysis of common structural components encountered in civil engineering discipline utilizing a commercial FEA software package. The course covers key FEA principles and procedures associated with linearly behaving static structural members modeled using a variety of appropriate two-dimensional and three-dimensional elements.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in all of the following: MATH   2331 and CENG   3331 or permission of instructor.

Cross Listing(s): CENG   5336G.