Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)

CEE 205. Mechanics I: Statics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 101 and PHYS 298.

Description: Apply fundamental concepts of statics to examine forces, equilibrium, friction, centroids and moments of inertia, to analyze and solve engineering problems. Both vector and scalar methodologies are used.

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CEE 254. Mechanics of Solids3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 205; CEE 255 (or concurrently).

Description: Analysis of deformable engineered members subjected to concentric, flexural, torsion, and combined loading. Examination of statically determinate and indeterminate systems to analyze and design engineering structures.

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CEE 255. Mechanics of Materials Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Corequisite(s): CEE 254.

Description: A materials testing laboratory in which the properties of materials such as wood and steel are evaluated. Performances of tension, compression, shear, bending, and torsion tests on various specimens. Experimental determination of stresses. CEE majors.

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CEE 260. Civil Engineering Field Measurements2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 110 or ENGR 149; restricted to CEE majors.

Corequisite(s): CEE 261.

Description: Focus is on plane surveying, including the use and care of surveying instruments for laying out engineered facilities. Use of proprietary Computer-Aided Engineering software is introduced.

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CEE 261. Civil Engineering Field Measurements Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Restricted to Civil Engineering Majors.

Corequisite(s): CEE 260.

Description: Practical applications of plane surveying techniques, including the use and care of surveying instruments, and laying out engineered facilities are introduced.

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CEE 288. Civil and Environmental Engineering Cooperative Education Seminar0 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for admission to the CEE Department.

Description: Discussion of the policies and procedures for cooperative education and instruction in self-directed job search techniques, including interviewing skills, resume preparation, and guidelines for the co-op report. This is a prerequisite for each cooperative education term.

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CEE 289. Civil and Environmental Engineering Cooperative Education I1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 288, admission to academic department, and good standing within Speed School.

Description: Full-time technical work experience related to the student's academic program.

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CEE 309. Introduction to Environmental Engineering3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer Only

Prerequisite(s): CHEM 201 and PHYS 298.

Description: This course is intended as an introduction to the basic science and engineering principles that are involved in assessment of environmental quality, in understanding environmental processes and in developing solutions to environmental problems.

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CEE 322. Structural Analysis3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Summer Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 254.

Description: Classical approaches to analysis determinate and indeterminate structures, including trusses, beams, and frames are presented. Different methods are used to determine the internal forces and the deformation of these structural systems.

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CEE 370. Engineering Hydraulics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 254 and ME 206; CEE 371 (or concurrently).

Description: A study of the fundamental principles of hydraulics, including fluid statics, kinematics, and dynamics. Application of basic concepts and principles to fluid flow through pipes, open channels, turbo machines, and flow measurement.

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CEE 371. Engineering Hydraulics Lab1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): Concurrent registration in CEE 370.

Description: A hydraulic experimental laboratory in which the static and dynamic properties of fluids are evaluated. Experimental determination of fluid properties, fluid behavior, and the flow dynamics including flowrates and forces.

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CEE 389. Civil and Environmental Engineering Cooperative Education II1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 289.

Description: Full-time technical work experience related to the student's academic program.

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CEE 401. Civil Engineering Professional Practice2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the CEE Department.

Description: Professional practices, issues relating to effective communication skills (written and oral) and engineering ethics are emphasized. The course includes simulations and presentations by legal and engineering practitioners.

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CEE 405. Practicum in Civil and Environmental Engineering Education1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 205, consent of the instructor.

Description: A guided learning experience in inquiry-based instructional techniques and best practices in STEM education that includes a field experience as an undergraduate teaching assistant. Permission to enroll required.

Note: May be repeated for a maximum of 3 credit hours.

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CEE 421. Fundamentals of Concrete Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 322.

Description: Introduction to concrete design specifications (ACI); the design of structural systems in concrete, slabs, buildings, and frames.

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CEE 422. Fundamentals of Steel Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 322.

Description: Introduction to the AISC LRFD steel design specification. Design of steel tension members, beams, columns, beam-columns, and connections.

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CEE 450. Geomechanics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 370, GEOS 301; CEE 451 (or concurrent).

Description: Application of mechanical principles to the behavior of soil masses. Soil mineralogy; hydraulic behavior; consolidation theory and settlement analyses; shear strength.

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CEE 451. Geomechanics Laboratory1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 450 (or concurrent).

Description: Laboratory measurement of soil properties including index properties, permeability, compressibility, and sheer strength.

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CEE 452. Foundation Engineering3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 450.

Description: Character of natural soil deposits. Subsurface exploration and testing. Foundation types, limitations. Bearing capacity and settlement analyses. Design of foundations.

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CEE 460. Transportation Systems Engineering3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 260 and first-year professional school standing.

Description: A study of the planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of transportation systems across the modes. Issues of legislation, regulation, and funding are also examined.

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CEE 470. Surface Water Hydrology3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 370.

Description: Hydrologic cycle, rainfall, rainfall abstractions including infiltration theory, and runoff. Unit hydrograph theory and its application in runoff computation from watersheds. Statistical applications in hydrology including frequency analysis, flood routing and hydrologic engineering and design.

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CEE 471. Water Supply and Sewerage3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 470.

Description: Quantity of water and sewage; collection and distribution of water supplies; quality of water supplies; characteristics of sewage and disposal; principles and design of processes for preliminary, primary and secondary treatment of water supplies and sewage including screening, clarification and filtration; and stormwater management.

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CEE 480. Civil & Environmental Engineering Capstone Design - CUE3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 422 and CEE 460.

Corequisite(s): CEE 421, CEE 452, and CEE 471.

Description: An introduction to integrated civil engineering design, incorporating aspects of geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources engineering into a more comprehensive design project.

Course Attribute(s): CUE - This course fulfills the Culminating Undergraduate Experience (CUE) requirement for certain degree programs. CUE courses are advanced-level courses intended for majors with at least 90 earned credits/senior-level status.

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CEE 489. Civil Engineering Cooperative Education III1 Unit

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 288 and CEE 389.

Description: Full-time technical work experience related to the student's academic program.

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CEE 503. Fundamentals of Engineering Exam Review2 Units

Grading Basis: Pass/Fail

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): 4th-year standing.

Description: Review of topics covered on eight-hour NCEEES Fundamentals of Engineering examination. Not to be counted towards meeting the requirements for a degree.

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CEE 520. Design of Structural Systems3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 421, CEE 422, and CEE 452.

Description: Introduction to the design of structural systems. Model building codes. Material, structural system and foundation system selection. Design of connections. Economic, detailing constructability and erection issues. Preparation of engineering drawings. Review of shop drawing.

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CEE 522. Fundamentals of Prestressed Concrete3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 322 and CEE 421.

Description: Introduction to pre-tensioned and post-tensioned prestressed concrete. Design of precast concrete slabs, buildings, and bridges in accordance with ACI specifications and the Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) recommended practices. Application of computer programs for member analysis and design.

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CEE 523. Timber Design3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 254 or consent of instructor.

Description: Concepts of Structural Timber design will be taught. The properties of wood materials will be reviewed and the procedures for the design of typical timber components will be presented. In addition to course assignments, and tests, required of all students, students taking this course for graduate credit will be required to complete a group design of a simple building.

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CEE 530. Construction Materials3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): CEE 254 and CEE 255.

Description: Properties of construction materials such as cement, concrete, asphalt, and structural elastomers. Design of Portland cement concrete and asphaltic concrete mixes.

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CEE 532. Experimental Stress Analysis3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 530.

Description: Fundamentals of experimental stress analysis, brittle coating, photoelastic coating, and electrical strain gage techniques, strain measurements under static and dynamic loading.

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CEE 552. Earth Pressures and Retaining Structures3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 450.

Description: Earth pressure calculation: theory and practice. Design techniques for retaining walls, reinforced earth and soil nailing.

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CEE 560. Traffic Engineering3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 460.

Description: Examines characteristics of the vehicle, the driver, and the traffic stream. Highway and intersection capacity, theory of traffic flow, parking, traffic safety.

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CEE 562. Geometric Design of Highways3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CEE 460.

Description: The concepts of geometric design for rural and urban highways, utilizing proprietary design software are introduced and applied.

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CEE 563. GPS Theory and Application3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 460.

Description: This course is designed to give the student an overview of the use of Global Positioning Systems in surveying and engineering applications.Elements of coordinate systems,map projections,GPS principles of operation, mapping, boundary,and construction surveys will be covered.

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CEE 565. GIS Applications to Transportation3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 460.

Description: Introduces an overview and application of current methods of implementing GIS solutions to highway data analysis and planning studies.

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CEE 570. Applied Hydraulics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 572.

Description: Application of basic principles of hydraulic engineering to analysis of flow in floodways, through bridge openings, culverts, and spillways. Analysis of stable channel design is also considered. Commonly used computer programs are utilized to design structures in floodways.

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CEE 571. Applied Hydrology3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 470.

Description: Introduction to hydrologic systems; modeling runoff from watersheds using lumped and distributed methods; stormwater management and design; hydrologic and hydraulic routing including kinematic wave routing; computer rainfall-runoff simulation models. A hydrologic design project will be assigned to all students; special assignments dealing with hydrologic processes will be assigned to MS degree students.

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CEE 572. Open Channel Hydraulics3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): CEE 370.

Description: Application of basic principles of hydraulics to open channel flow. Theory and analysis of critical, uniform and gradually varied flow and computer analysis. Select topics in rapidly varied and unsteady flow.

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CEE 573. Groundwater Hydrology3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): CEE 450 and CEE 470.

Description: Fundamental concepts of fluid flow and soil properties; theory of groundwater movement; mechanics of well flow; groundwater contaminant transport.

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CEE 590. Current Topics in Civil Engineering1-4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Prerequisite(s): Consent of instructor.

Description: An examination of one or more topics in Civil Engineering. Details announced each semester.

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