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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 School of Engineering Course Listing Civil and Environmental Engineering 180  

Civil and Environmental Engineering 180
14:180:215Engineering Graphics (1) Principles of computer-aided drafting and design (CADD): graphic entities, hatch patterns, layering, part file creation and information extraction. Two-dimensional drafting and pictorial drawings using a CADD system. Introduction to three-dimensional modeling and surface revolution. Lab. 3 hrs. Not for civil engineering majors.
14:180:216Introductory Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (3) Principles of computer-aided drafting and design (CADD): graphic entities, hatch patterns, layering, part file creation, and information extraction. Two-dimensional drafting and pictorial drawings using a CADD system. Introduction to three-dimensional modeling and surface revolution. Descriptive geometry. CADD applications in civil engineering. Lec. 1 hr., lab. 3 hrs., rec. 1 hr. Open to civil engineering majors only.
14:180:243Mechanics of Solids (3) Axial force, shear, moment, and torque in structural members; stress, strain, and stress-strain relations; principal stresses and strains; torsion of circular shafts; bending of singly symmetric beams; compound loading; buckling of columns; statically indeterminate systems. Prerequisites: 01:640:251, 14:440:221 or equivalent. Corequisite: 01:640:244.
14:180:305Construction Engineering (3) Construction planning and practices. Utilization of heavy construction equipment. Economic and operational considerations in selection of construction equipment. Use of computer spreadsheets for cost recording and economic decisions. Formwork design. Quality and productivity control. Prerequisite: 14:180:243.
14:180:318Elements of Structures (3) Structural analysis of statically determinate trusses, frames, cables, and arches. Computation of deflections in trusses and plane frames. Influence lines for beams and trusses. Introduction to indeterminate structures. Prerequisites: 14:180:243, 14:440:222.
14:180:320Design of Steel Structures (3) Design of bolted and welded connections; design of components of structural systems in tension, compression, bending, and combined axial and bending loads. Use of computers for design and detailing. Lec. 2 hrs., rec. 1 hr. Prerequisites: 14:180:243, 318; 14:440:222.
14:180:345Properties of Materials Laboratory (1) Mechanical properties and behavior of structural elements under a variety of load conditions. Prerequisite: 14:180:243.
14:180:364Transportation Engineering I (3) Principles of transportation engineering with application to various modes; planning, selection, formulation, and administration of transportation systems. Economic, environmental, and political constraints; land-use studies; applications; term project to include proposal and analysis to meet a specific transportation requirement.
14:180:372Soil Mechanics (3) Elements of engineering geology; mechanical and hydraulic properties of soils; soil-water systems and fluid flow; stresses in soils; compressibility, consolidation, and settlement; shearing resistance; lateral earth-pressures; slope stability; bearing capacity; numerical methods and computer applications. Prerequisites: 14:180:243, 387.
14:180:374Soil Mechanics Laboratory (1) Engineering classification of soils and rocks. Laboratory studies of physical properties and shear strength of soils such as Atterberg limits, compaction, permeability, unconfined compression, and direct shear tests. Lab. 3 hrs. Corequisite: 14:180:372.
14:180:382Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering (3) Basic concepts of viscous flows; conservation laws (mass, momentum, and energy); pipe flows and open-channel flows; water distribution systems; hydraulic modeling (stream and marine pollution); air, stream, and marine pollution problems. Computer applications. Prerequisite: 14:180:387.
14:180:387Fluid Mechanics (3) Fluid properties, statics and kinematics; concepts of system and control volume; mass, momentum, and energy conservation principles; laminar and turbulent flows in conduits and channels; boundary layer theory; drag and lift; ideal fluid flow. Prerequisites: 14:440:222, 01:640:244.
14:180:389Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (1) Experimental applications and demonstrations; measurement of fluid properties; applications of mass, energy, and momentum principles; energy losses; forces on immersed bodies; flow measurement devices. Corequisite: 14:180:387.
14:180:402Finite Element Methods in Civil Engineering (3) Finite element method of analysis for problems in structures and solid, fluid, and soil mechanics. Fundamentals of the finite element method. Variational formulation of boundary value problems, Galerkin approximations, matrix equations, finite element interpolation, error estimates, computer program algorithms and codes. Prerequisites: 14:180:243, 01:960:379 or equivalent.
14:180:406Construction Engineering Management (3) Construction planning, scheduling, and control. Use of computer-based information systems for project management. Value engineering. Critical path method and PERT scheduling techniques. Computer-drawn scheduling networks. Schedule compression. Resource allocation leveling and optimization. Project organization and financial control. Decision making. Prerequisite: 14:180:305.
14:180:407Construction Projects (4) Application of skills and theories of construction engineering management to actual projects. Students assigned to a project and work with managers to budget, schedule, and control operations. Topics include project staffing, cost control and documentation, safety and health, and labor relations. Prerequisites: 14:180:305, 406.
14:180:411Reinforced Concrete (3) Strength theories for the analysis and design of beams, slabs, columns, and floor systems in flexure, diagonal tension, torsion, serviceability, and load factors, including computer applications. Prerequisites: 14:180:318, 320.
14:180:412Behavior of Concrete Materials and Systems (3) Material behavior under uniaxial, multiaxial, and time-dependent loading. Various methods of testing and computer aids for quality control. Analysis of structural members. Recent developments in cementitious composites. Prerequisites: 14:180:301, 411.
14:180:413Theory of Indeterminate Structures (3) Force method for solving simple indeterminate structures. Classical methods of slope-deflection and moment distribution. Formulation and algorithms for matrix method. Application of computers for analyzing indeterminate trusses and frames. Prerequisite: 14:180:318.
14:180:421Reinforced Concrete Laboratory (1) Experimental stress analysis of concrete structures, including test to failure of beams, plates, and prestressed elements; control testing and design of concrete mixtures. Lab. 3 hrs. Corequisite: 14:180:411.
14:180:426Structural Design (4) Design of steel or concrete structures; prestressed concrete design of beams and slabs. Design project with working drawings for a bridge or high-rise building. Economic and ethical considerations. Comprehensive report. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 14:180:318, 320, 411, 421.
14:180:429Water and Wastewater Engineering (3) Design principles for water and wastewater engineering systems, water supply and distribution, wastewater collection and disposal, water treatment, and wastewater treatment. Prerequisites: 14:180:387, 389.
14:180:430Introduction to Transportation Planning (3) Various aspects of transportation demand forecasting problems. Solutions using some of the state-of-the-art transportation planning software packages, such as transplan, QRS2, and transcend. Case studies of transportation planning problems. Prerequisite: 14:180:364.
14:180:431Design of Environmental Engineering Facilities (4) Analysis and design considerations for environmental engineering facilities, such as water supply and wastewater treatment plants; physical engineering management of solid and hazardous wastes; resource recovery; economic and ethical considerations. Comprehensive report. Prerequisites: 14:180:387, 389, 429.
14:180:438Transportation Engineering II (4) Studies in the design of transportation facilities, with emphasis on streets, highways, and airports. Earthworks, construction, pavement, and roadway design based on economic, stability, and durability considerations, and interface with the environment. Lec. 3 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisite: 14:180:364.
14:180:443Advanced Hydraulics (3) Hydraulic engineering fundamentals-boundary layer, surface roughness, resistance in viscous flows; design of erodible and nonerodible canals; gradually varied flow, backwater analysis in rivers, computational methods; hydraulic jump; hydraulic applications in channel transitions and controls; flow over spillways; pollution problems in rivers and streams. Prerequisite: 14:180:387.
14:180:448Elements of Hydrology (3) Hydrologic cycle; weather and hydrology; precipitation; evaporation and transpiration; stream flow and subsurface hydrology; stream flow hydrographs, unit hydrograph theory; stream flow routing, computer simulation of hydrologic processes; probability concepts in hydrology, models for frequency distribution of floods, time series analysis. Prerequisite: 14:180:387.
14:180:471Elements of Environmental Geotechnology (3) Geotechnical aspects of analysis design and construction of waste containment systems. Prerequisite: 14:180:372.
14:180:473Foundation Engineering (3) Subsurface exploration; bearing capacity, settlement, and design of shallow foundations; design of rigid and flexible retaining structures; bearing capacity, settlement, and design of deep foundations. Lec. 2 hrs., rec. 1 hr. Prerequisites: 14:180:372, 374.
14:180:474Geotechnical Engineering Design (4) Subsurface investigation; construction dewatering; design concepts and procedures for shallow and deep foundations; application of numerical methods; safety and economy. Comprehensive report. Prerequisites: 14:180:372, 374, 473.
14:180:482Professional Issues in Civil Engineering (1) Principles of design of civil engineering projects from the viewpoint of the whole; interactions between individual parts (subsystems) and the effect of each on the overall system; overview of design process, quality of design, risk and liability, ethics, and economic considerations; report writing. Prerequisite: Completion of all required courses through fall term of senior year.
14:180:491,492Special Problems in Civil Engineering (BA,BA) Individual investigation in a branch of civil engineering of particular interest to the student. Open only to seniors with departmental permission.
14:180:493,494Special Problems in Environmental Engineering (BA,BA) Individual investigation in a branch of environmental engineering of particular interest to the student. Open only to seniors with departmental permission.
14:180:496-497Co-op Internship in Civil and Environmental Engineering (3,3) Intended to provide a capstone experience to the student's undergraduate studies by integrating prior course work into a working civil and environmental engineering professional environment. Credits earned for the educational benefits of the experience and granted only for a continuous, six-month, full-time assignment. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Graded Pass/No Credit.
 
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