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100 Level Classes

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300 Level Classes

  • CIVE300 3(2-2). Fluid Mechanics. Fall, Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 261; MATH 340 or concurrent registration; MECH 237 or concurrent registration or MECH 337 or concurrent registration.

    Fluid properties; statics, kinematics, and dynamics of fluid motion including viscous and gravitational effects.

  • CIVE301 3(2-2). Fluid Mechanics Laboratory. Fall, Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300 or concurrent registration.

    Fluid properties; statics, kinematics, and dynamics of fluid motion including viscous and gravitational effects.

  • CIVE302 3(2-3). Evaluation of Civil Engineering Materials. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 360; CHEM 111.

    Behavior and properties of construction materials, instrumentation, use of statistical tools, material standards, material selection, quality control.

  • CIVE303 3(2-3). Infrastructure and Transportation Systems. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 260.

    Principles of infrastructure systems, transportation systems, applications of spatial data and GIS, project management and engineering economy.

  • CIVE305 3(2-2). Intermediate AutoCAD. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 103.

    Creating layouts and templates, objects, graphic patterns and symbols, inserting and managing external references, and creating isometric drawings.

  • CIVE322 3(2-2). Basic Hydrology. Fall, Spring.

    Hydrologic cycle, soil moisture, groundwater, runoff processes, applications in water resources and environmental engineering.

  • CIVE330 3(2-2). Ecological Engineering. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300 or LIFE 320; BZ 110; BZ 111 or BZ 120 or LIFE 102 or SOCR 240; CHEM 113.

    Principles of ecological engineering and design of sustainable ecosystems.

  • CIVE355 3(2-2). Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering. Fall, Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 360.

    Soil behavior, stress-strain and strength properties, application to earth pressure, slope and foundation problems.

  • CIVE356 3(2-2). Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory. Fall, Spring.

    Laboratory to demonstrate standard methods of soils testing, methods of data collection, analysis of results.

  • CIVE360 3(2-2). Mechanics of Solids. Fall, Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 260 or MECH 262.

    Stresses and deformations in structural members and machine elements, combined stresses, stress transformation.

  • CIVE363 3(2-2). Material Properties. Fall, Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 360.

    Mechanical properties of metals, woods, and plastics; testing techniques and standards.

  • CIVE367 3(2-2). Structural Analysis. Fall, Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 360.

    Determination of actions in and deformations of determinate and indeterminate structures.

  • CIVE390 3. Civil Engineering Student Projects Workshop. Fall, Spring.
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400 Level Classes

  • CIVE401 3. Hydraulic Engineering. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300.

    Basic principles of fluid mechanics applied to practical problems in hydraulic engineering.

  • CIVE402 3(2-2). Senior Design Principles. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300; CIVE 303 or CHEM 245.

    Design of civil engineering systems, nontechnical and economic design considerations, project organization, design project development and presentation.

  • CIVE403 3(2-2). Senior Project Design. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 402.

    Design of civil engineering systems, nontechnical and economic design considerations, project organization, design project development and presentation.

  • CIVE413 3(2-2). Environmental River Mechanics. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300 or WR 416.

    Fluvial geomorphology, river hydraulics, sediment transport, and river response with special emphasis on environmental aspects.

  • CIVE423 3(2-2). Groundwater Engineering. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300 or CBE 331 or WR 416.

    Development of groundwater resources; origin, movement, distribution of water below ground surface.

  • CIVE424 3(2-2). Modern Gas and Oil. Spring.

    Introduction to opportunities and challenges of modern gas and oil development, including synergies with other energy sources.

  • CIVE425 3(2-3). Soil and Water Engineering. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300 or CBE 331 or SOCR 240.

    Control of the soil-water-plant medium for optimum plant growth and environmental protection.

  • CIVE437 3(2-3). Wastewater Treatment Facility Design. Spring.

    Design concepts and principles for wastewater treatment systems and unit processes, principles of treatment plant operation.

  • CIVE438 3(2-3). Environmental Engineering Concepts. Fall, Spring.

    Environmental engineering approaches to designing water supply, wastewater removal, and pollution control systems.

  • CIVE439 3(2-3). Environmental Engineering Chemical Concepts. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CHEM 113; MATH 340.

    Application of chemical principles to environmental engineering problems.

  • CIVE440 3(2-3). Nonpoint Source Pollution. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300 or CIVE 322 or SOCR 240 or WR 416.

    Principles, processes, impacts and control of nonpoint source pollution of surface and groundwater.

  • CIVE441 3(2-3). Water Quality Analysis and Treatment. Spring.

    Physical, chemical and biological methods for the characterization of waters and wastewaters.

  • CIVE455 3(2-3). Applications in Geotechnical Engineering. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 355.

    Geotechnical engineering applications of earth retaining structures, foundations, dams and embankments, geosynthetics, waste containment systems.

  • CIVE466 3(2-3). Design and Behavior of Steel Structures. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 367.

    Loads acting on a structure; behavior and design of steel members, connections, and systems.

  • CIVE467 3(2-3). Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 367.

    Design and behavior of reinforced concrete structural members.

  • CIVE495 3. Independent Study. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE496 18. Group Study. Fall, Spring, Summer.
    Prerequisite: None.
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500 Level Classes

  • CIVE502 18. Fluid Mechanics. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300.

    Fundamental physical concepts of fluid mechanics; ideal and viscous fluid flows; boundary-layer concepts.

  • CIVE504 18. Wind Engineering. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300.

    Influence of wind on humanity. Applications to structures, air pollution, wind energy, agricultural aerodynamics, snow movement, human comfort.

  • CIVE506 18. Wind Effects on Structures. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 504.

    Analysis of wind effects on buildings and structures; deterministic and probabilistic methods; aerodynamic loading and response; codes and standards.

  • CIVE507 18. Transportation Engineering. Fall.

    Principles of highway engineering, transportation engineering and bridge engineering with a focus on design.

  • CIVE508 18. Bridge Engineering. Spring (even years).

    Introduces the fundamentals of bridge engineering, including bridge basics, bridge loads, bridge analysis and bridge design.

  • CIVE510 18. Applied Hydraulic System Design. Fall.

    Operational management systems, data collection, real-time control, management modeling, rehabilitation and retrofit, maintenance.

  • CIVE511 18. Coastal Engineering. Fall (odd years).

    Coastal processes (waves, tides, storm surge, currents, coastal morphology, deltas) and their effects on infrastructure design and eco-protection.

  • CIVE512 18. Irrigation Systems Design. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322 or CIVE 425.

    Irrigation systems principles and design procedures for operation of sprinkler, trickle, and surface irrigation systems.

  • CIVE514 18. Hydraulic Structures/Systems. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 401.

    Analysis and design of hydraulic structures which make up components of water resource systems.

  • CIVE516 18. Water Control and Measurement. Spring.
    Prerequisite: None.

    Flow regulation and measurement in gravity flow irrigation systems for efficient and equitable water distribution among users.

  • CIVE518 18. Sprinkle and Trickle Irrigation Systems. Spring.

    Basic principles, design, and evaluation of pressurized irrigation systems.

  • CIVE519 18. Irrigation Water Management. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 425.

    Apply soil, plant, water, and atmospheric engineering principles to determine crop water need to sustain agricultural production and the environment.

  • CIVE520 18. Physical Hydrology. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322.

    Hydrologic, atmospheric processes in the water cycle; linear systems, hydrologic response; geomorphologic description of hydrologic processes, response.

  • CIVE521 3(2-3). Hydrometry. Fall (even years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322.

    Principles, methods, instruments, and equipment for measuring water quantity and water quality variables in nature.

  • CIVE522 3(2-3). Engineering Hydrology. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 520.

    Hydrologic design under uncertainty; conventional and remote sensing; design flows and storms; river routing; reservoir design; watershed models.

  • CIVE524 3(2-2). Modeling Watershed Hydrology. Spring (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 202 or STAT 301 or STAT 31; CIVE 322 or WR 416.

    Development and application of watershed models: structure, calibration, evaluation, sensitivity analysis, simulation.

  • CIVE525 3(2-2). Water Engineering: International Development. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 401 or CIVE 438.

    Planning and design of small-scale and low-cost water supply and wastewater systems for rural communities in developing countries

  • CIVE531 3(2-2). Groundwater Hydrology. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300 or CBE 331 or MECH 342.

    Groundwater occurrence, distribution, movement, exploration and recharge, well hydraulics and design, interaction of ground and surface water.

  • CIVE532 3(2-2). Wells and Pumps. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 423; CIVE 531 or GEOL 452; CHEM 111.

    Well field hydraulics, well drilling methods, well design, aquifer test methods, pumping systems, well maintenance, storage/distribution systems.

  • CIVE533 3(2-3). Biomolecular Tools for Engineers. Fall.

    Theoretical and practical aspects of biomolecular laboratory tools--PCR, cloning, sequencing, single-molecule optical techniques and live-cell imaging.

  • CIVE534 3(2-2). Applied and Environmental Molecular Biology. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 540.

    Environmental microbiology and molecular biology tools used to investigate both natural systems and engineered processes.

  • CIVE537 3(2-2). Residuals Management. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300.

    Planning and design for processing and disposal of residuals including solid wastes, sludges, and hazardous wastes.

  • CIVE538 3(2-2). Aqueous Chemistry. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CHEM 113; MATH 340.

    Principles of solution chemistry applied to aquatic systems.

  • CIVE539 3(2-3). Water and Wastewater Analysis. Fall (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CHEM 113; MATH 340.

    Chemical and biological methods of assessing water quality; significance of chemicals in aquatic systems.

  • CIVE540 3(2-3). Advanced Biological Wastewater Processing. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 438 or CBE 320.

    Fundamentals of environmental biotechnology: environmental microbiology, microbial kinetics, basic reactor design, wastewater treatment.

  • CIVE541 4(3-3). Environmental Unit Operations-Treatment-Design. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 439/CBE 439.

    Reactor theory, filtration, adsorption, ion exchange, gas transfer, oxidation, membranes, biological reactors, disinfection.

  • CIVE542 4(3-3). Water Quality Modeling. Spring (odd years).
    Prerequisite: Must have taken two semesters of chemistry; one course in hydrology or water quality.
  • CIVE543 3(2-3). Instrumental Environmental Analysis. Fall.

    Environmental sampling and preservation techniques followed by the instrumental analysis of the samples.

  • CIVE544 3(2-3). Water Resources Planning and Management. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322.

    Management and planning of natural and constructed water systems. Integrated management and case studies of water use and environmental resources.

  • CIVE546 3(2-2). Water Resource Systems Analysis. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322 or concurrent registration; ENGR 510 or concurrent registration or MATH 510 or concurrent registration.

    Applications of systems analysis and optimization techniques in water resources planning and management.

  • CIVE547 3(2-2). Statistics for Environmental Monitoring. Spring.
    Prerequisite: STAT 301.

    Applications of statistics in environmental pollution studies involving air, water, or soil monitoring; sampling designs; trend analysis; censored data.

  • CIVE549 3(2-2). Drainage and Wetland Engineering. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322 or CIVE 425.

    Drainage and wetlands design for agricultural and natural resource applications. Water table modification for nonpoint sources pollution control.

  • CIVE550 3(2-2). Foundation Engineering. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 355.

    Mechanics and methodology of foundation engineering; selection and design of foundation systems on soft, firm, and expansive soils; special problems.

  • CIVE553 3(2-2). Slope Stability and Retaining Structures. Spring (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 355.

    Slope stability theory and application, retaining walls, sheet-pile walls, braced excavations, geosynthetic uses.

  • CIVE556 3(2-2). Slope Stability, Seepage, and Earth Dams. Spring (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 355.

    Slope stability, seepage analysis and control, and earth dam and embankment design in Geotechnical Engineering practice. Students will gain an understanding of the theory, design, and analysis necessary to evaluate slope stability, seepage, and earth dam problems.

  • CIVE558 3(2-2). Containment Systems for Waste Disposal. Fall (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 355.

    Basic principles governing the design of containment systems used in waste disposal applications.

  • CIVE559 3(2-2). Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering. Spring (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 355.

    Advanced topics in geotechnical engineering including expansive soils, unsaturated soil mechanics, soil-structure interaction and mining geotechnics.

  • CIVE560 3(2-2). Advanced Mechanics of Materials. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 360.

    Analysis of stress and strain failure theory; selected topics in solid mechanics, plate analysis; introduction to elastic stability.

  • CIVE561 3(2-2). Advanced Steel Behavior and Design. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 466.

    Behavior of steel components and systems. Design of composite members, plate girders, and bolted and welded connections.

  • CIVE562 3(2-2). Fundamentals of Vibrations. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 261; CIVE 360.

    Free and forced vibrations of single, two, and multiple degree of freedom systems. Closed-form and numerical solutions.

  • CIVE563 3(2-2). Structural Reliability: Theory, Application. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 203 or STAT 315.

    Theory of structural reliability as it relates to analysis, design, construction, and maintenance of structural and mechanical systems.

  • CIVE565 3(2-2). Finite Element Method. Spring.
    Prerequisite: MATH 340.

    Theory and application in elasticity, porous flow, heat conduction, and other engineering problems.

  • CIVE566 3(2-2). Intermediate Structural Analysis. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 367.

    Work and energy concepts, curved members and arches, matrix analysis of linear systems, numerical techniques.

  • CIVE567 3(2-2). Advanced Concrete Design. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 467.

    Behavior of reinforced and prestressed concrete members; development of design methods; behavior and design of slabs, shearwalls, and buildings.

  • CIVE568 3(2-2). Design of Masonry and Wood Structures. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 466 or CIVE 467.

    Behavior and design of structures and structural components constructed of masonry or engineered wood.

  • CIVE571 3(2-2). Pipeline Engineering and Hydraulics. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300.

    Water supply, wastewater, stormwater, oil and gas, and industrial applications. Emphasis on pressurized water pipelines.

  • CIVE572 3(2-2). Analysis of Urban Water Systems. Fall (even years).

    Behavior and interaction of urban water distribution and collection systems; how system state and driving variables affect system performance.

  • CIVE573 3(2-2). Urban Stormwater Management. Spring (even years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322; CIVE 401.

    Effects of urbanization on watershed hydrology and receiving waters; control practices to mitigate effects using mathematical models.

  • CIVE574 3(2-2). Civil Engineering Project Management. Fall.
    Prerequisite: None.

    Principles of civil engineering project management including proposals, contracts, scheduling, quality assurance, budgeting, and risk management.

  • CIVE575 3(2-2). Sustainable Water and Waste Management. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322.

    The science, engineering, and policy behind sustainable water and waste practices. Sustainable urban water and wastewater management.

  • CIVE576 3(2-2). Engineering Applications of GIS and GPS. Fall.
    Prerequisite: None.

    Integration of GPS and GIS in the planning and decision making process, application to case study.

  • CIVE577 3(2-2). GIS in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300; CIVE 322.

    GIS technology for spatial design/analysis; applications in facilities management, urban infrastructure, water resources, environmental engineering.

  • CIVE578 3(2-2). Infrastructure and Utility Management. Spring.
    Prerequisite: Ten credits of engineering, economics, public administration, or planning courses.

    Infrastructure and utility planning, management, and security. Systems approach to life cycle management. Problems, analysis, decision support systems.

  • CIVE579 3(2-2). Risk and Security of the Built Environment. Fall.

    Infrastructure security and safety to prepare the built environment against natural and human-caused threats.

  • CIVE580A5 3(2-2). Environmental Organic Chemistry. Spring.
    Prerequisites: CHEM 111; MATH 160.

    Understanding and predicting the fate and transport of organic compounds in natural and engineered environments.

  • CIVE580A7 3(2-2). Fire Dynamics and Engineering. Fall (odd years).

    Fire Dynamics and Structural Fire Engineering. 1D and 2D conduction, thermal convection and radiation. Ignition and flame spread, combustion chemistry, fundamentals of burning objects, and flame heights and fire plumes. Fire resistance and the behavior, analysis and design of materials, sub-assemblies, and structures.

  • CIVE580A9 3(2-2). Methods for Sustainable Water Supply. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 401 or CIVE 525.
  • CIVE580B1 3(2-2). Structural Inspection, Management and Repair. Spring (odd years).

    Existing structures and modes of deterioration, techniques for structural inspection, asset management strategies, repair techniques emphasizing fiber-reinforced polymer composites.

  • CIVE581A9 3(2-2). Morphodynamic Modeling. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 401.

    Principles and techniques for simultaneous modeling of flow, sediment transport, and channel evolution to address problems in river morphodynamics.

  • CIVE584 18. Supervised College Teaching. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE592A 18. Seminar: Fluid Mechanics and Wind Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE592E 18. Seminar: Geotechnical Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE592G 18. Seminar: Environmental Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE592L 18. Seminar: Space Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595A 18. Independent Study: Fluid Mechanics/Wind Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595B 18. Independent Study: Hydraulics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595C 18. Independent Study: Hydrology and Water Resources. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595D 18. Independent Study: Mechanics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595E 18. Independent Study: Geotechnical Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595F 18. Independent Study: Structures. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595G 18. Independent Study: Environmental Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595H 18. Independent Study: Water Resources Planning and Management. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595I 18. Independent Study: Groundwater. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE595J 18. Independent Study: Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596A 18. Group Study: Fluid Mechanics/Wind Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596B 18. Group Study: Hydraulics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596C 18. Group Study: Hydrology and Water Resources. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596D 18. Group Study: Mechanics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596E 18. Group Study: Geotechnical Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596F 18. Group Study: Structures. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596G 18. Group Study: Environmental Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596H 18. Group Study: Water Resource Planning and Management. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596I 18. Group Study: Groundwater. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE596J 18. Group Study: Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
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600 Level Classes

  • CIVE604 18. Fluid Turbulence and Modeling. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 502 or CIVE 504.

    Engineering concepts for transport of pollutants, toxic and flammable species, sand, and snow. Fluid modeling, numerical and analytical approaches.

  • CIVE607 18. Computational Fluid Dynamics. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 300.

    Numerical methods used in computational solutions of hydraulics, environmental and wind engineering problems.

  • CIVE610 18. Special Topics in Hydraulics. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 502.

    Advanced topics in hydraulics, hydromechanics, environmental hydraulics, and computational hydraulics.

  • CIVE612 18. Open Channel Flow. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 502.

    Steady, uniform, and non-uniform flow; backwater curves; flow through bridge piers, transitions, and culverts; spatially varied and unsteady flow.

  • CIVE613 18. River Restoration Design. Spring (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 401.

    Analysis and design for assisting the recovery of hydrologic, geomorphic, and ecological processes and ecosystem services in degraded river systems.

  • CIVE622 18. Risk Analysis of Water/Environmental Systems. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322; STAT 315.

    Risk and uncertainty analysis applied to hydrology, hydraulics, groundwater, water resources, and environmental engineering systems.

  • CIVE624 18. Control of Floods and Droughts. Spring (odd years).

    Flood and drought characteristics, impacts; structural, nonstructural flood control measures; drought prediction, drought control, drought response.

  • CIVE625 18. Quantitative Eco-Hydrology. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 322 or WR 416.

    Quantitative examination of the hydrologic and ecologic mechanisms underlying climate-soil-vegetation and soil moisture dynamics.

  • CIVE626 18. Integrated Analysis of Coupled Water Issues. Fall.

    Integrative systems and policy analysis applied to coupled human-water systems from interdisciplinary technical and institutional perspectives.

  • CIVE631 18. Computational Methods in Subsurface Systems. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 531; MATH 340.

    Numerical flow models; finite difference and finite element methods; parameter identification, stochastic modeling and advanced analytical solutions.

  • CIVE638 18. Groundwater Quality and Contaminant Transport. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 531.

    Analysis of hydrochemical data. Advection with and without mixing. Retardation of reactive solutes. Design of groundwater quality investigations.

  • CIVE645 3(2-2). Computer-Aided Water Management and Control. Fall (even years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 546 or CIVE 577.

    Real-time management and control of water resource systems; applications of computer control concepts to improve system performance.

  • CIVE654 3(2-3). Experimental Soil Mechanics. Fall (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 355.

    Experimental design; data acquisition; soil fabric; isotropic/K0 condensation; swelling; stiffness; shear wave velocity; triaxial; hollow cylinder; partial saturation.

  • CIVE655 3(2-3). Advanced Soil Mechanics. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 355.

    Advanced topics in shear strength and consolidation of soils; stress paths; anisotropy; submergence; partial and radial drainage; numerical methods.

  • CIVE658 3(2-3). Remediation Systems. Fall (even years).
    Prerequisite: None.

    Applications in geoenvironmental engineering practice involving design of in situ containment and remediation systems.

  • CIVE662 3(2-3). Foundations of Solid Mechanics. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 560.

    Analysis of stress and strain in solids emphasizing linear elasticity and plasticity; introduction to creep, viscoelasticity, and finite deformations.

  • CIVE664 3(2-3). Mechanics of Fatigue and Fracture. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 560.

    Fracture mechanics including linear elastic, elastic-plastic, and dynamic fracture; on ductile and cleavage fracture in metals.

  • CIVE667 3(2-3). Advanced Structural Analysis. Spring.

    Analysis program development, application of finite element analysis, computer-assisted analysis, introduction to nonlinear analysis.

  • CIVE680A6 3(2-3). Structural Stability. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 560; CIVE 566.

    Structural stability analysis of buildings and other structures; mathematical and mechanics tools for investigating stability of equilibrium.

  • CIVE681A3 3(2-3). Stochastic Methods in Structural Dynamics. Spring.

    Time-dependent excitations are modeled using stochastic processes, enabling prediction of random dynamic response under time-dependent excitatons.

  • CIVE681A4 3(2-3). Surface Water-Groundwater Interactions. Spring.

    Quantitatively covers interactions and water quality implications of groundwater with surface waters (streams, lakes, ponds, and oceans).

  • CIVE684 18. Supervised College Teaching. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695A 18. Independent Study: Fluid Mechanics and Wind Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695B 18. Independent Study: Hydraulics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695C 18. Independent Study: Hydrology and Water Resources. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695D 18. Independent Study: Mechanics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695E 18. Independent Study: Geotechnical Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695F 18. Independent Study: Structures. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695G 18. Independent Study: Environmental Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695H 18. Independent Study: Water Resource Planning and Management. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695I 18. Independent Study: Groundwater. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695J 18. Independent Study: Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695K 18. Independent Study: Water and International Development. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE695L 18. Independent Study: Construction Engineering and Management. Fall, Spring, Summer.

    A) Fluid mechanics and wind engineering. B) Hydraulics. C) Hydrology and water resources. D) Mechanics. E) Geotechnical engineering, F) Structures, G) Environmental Engineering. H) Water resource planning and management, I) Groundwater. J) Bioresource and agricultural engineering. K) Water and International Development, L) Construction Engineering & Management.

  • CIVE696A 18. Group Study: Fluid Mechanics and Wind Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696B 18. Group Study: Hydraulics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696C 18. Group Study: Hydrology and Water Resources. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696D 18. Group Study: Mechanics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696E 18. Group Study: Geotechnical Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696F 18. Group Study: Structures. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696G 18. Group Study: Environmental Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696H 18. Group Study: Water Resource Planning and Management. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696I 18. Group Study: Groundwater. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE696J 18. Group Study: Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699A 18. Thesis: Fluid Mechanics and Wind Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699B 18. Thesis: Hydraulics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699C 18. Thesis: Hydrology and Water Resources. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699D 18. Thesis: Mechanics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699E 18. Thesis: Geotechnical Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699F 18. Thesis: Structures. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699G 18. Thesis: Environmental Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699H 18. Thesis: Water Resource Planning and Management. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699I 18. Thesis: Groundwater. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699J 18. Thesis: Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE699K 18. Thesis: Water and International Development. Fall, Spring, Summer.
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700 Level Classes

  • CIVE703 18. Special Topics in Fluid Mechanics. Fall (odd years).

    Advanced topics in fluid mechanics; associated experimental and numerical techniques.

  • CIVE716 18. Erosion and Sedimentation. Fall.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 502.

    Sediment properties; resistance to flow; incipient motion and bedforms; sediment transport, reservoir sedimentation.

  • CIVE717 18. River Mechanics. Spring.
    Prerequisite: CIVE 716.

    Characteristics of rivers, mechanics of sediment and water discharge emphasizing alluvial systems, channel stabilization, control, response.

  • CIVE721 18. Stochastic Water and Environmental Systems. Spring (odd years).

    Stochastic analysis of water and environmental systems. Simulation, forecasting, spatial analysis, modeling changes, stochastic differential equations.

  • CIVE722 18. Large Scale Hydrology. Fall (odd years).

    Global and regional scale hydrologic processes; land/atmosphere interaction; scaling in hydrology; geomorphoclimatic structure of hydrologic response.

  • CIVE724 18. River Basin Morphology. Spring (even years).
    Prerequisite: None.

    Analysis of river basin properties including their connections to statistical theories and erosion processes and their hydrologic implications.

  • CIVE742 3(2-3). Advanced Topics in Environmental Engineering. Spring (even years).

    Selected topics from current environmental engineering research including molecular methods, water/wastewater treatment, hazardous water remediation.

  • CIVE751 3(2-3). Soil Dynamics. Spring (even years).

    Soil behavior under dynamic loading; stress wave propagation; foundation response to vibratory and transient loading; elements of earthquake effects.

  • CIVE766 3(2-3). Plate, Shell, and Bridge Structures. Fall (even years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 560.

    Classical plate, shell and membrane theory for isotropic and layered anisotropic media. Analytic and computational solution techniques.

  • CIVE767 3(2-3). Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering. Fall (odd years).
    Prerequisite: CIVE 562; CIVE 667.

    Analysis, behavior, and design of structural systems subjected to dynamic loads, including earthquakes, wind, and ocean waves.

  • CIVE799A 18. Dissertation: Fluid Mechanics and Wind Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799B 18. Dissertation: Hydraulics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799C 18. Dissertation: Hydrology and Water Resources. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799D 18. Dissertation: Mechanics. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799E 18. Dissertation: Geotechnical Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799F 18. Dissertation: Structures. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799G 18. Dissertation: Environmental Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799H 18. Dissertation: Water Resource Planning and Management. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799I 18. Dissertation: Groundwater. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799J 18. Dissertation: Bioresource and Agricultural Engineering. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799K 18. Dissertation: Water and International Development. Fall, Spring, Summer.
  • CIVE799L 18. Dissertation: Construction Engineering and Management. Fall, Spring, Summer.
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