Civil Engineering (CE)

CE 534 Geometric Highway Design3 Credit hours   

Highway planning and design, including the capacity, horizontal alignment, vertical alignment, roadside design, traffic control, and other related aspects. Types of facilities discussed will include roadways, sidewalks, intersections, and interchanges.

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CE 538 Pavement Design3 Credit hours   

Design of highway pavement systems, subgrades, subbases and bases, soil stabilization, flexible and rigid pavements; cost analysis and pavement selection; traffic data collection; drainage; earthwork; pavement evaluation and maintenance.

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CE 602 Structural Mechanics3 Credit hours   
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CE 604 Buckling of Struct Mem &3 Credit hours   
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CE 605 Structural Vibrations3 Credit hours   
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CE 611 Plastic Design3 Credit hours   
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CE 612 Advanced Steel Design3 Credit hours   

Background of AISC 360, emphasizing building applications. Analysis method for second-order effects. Composite member design. Plate girders. Splices adn bracing connections. Eccentric connections. Wind and seismic applications.

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CE 614 Advanced Concrete Design3 Credit hours   

Background of ACI 318, emphasizing building applications. Precast elements. Moment frames and shear walls. Continuous construction. Foundations and earth-retaining structures. Two-way slab design methods. Strut-and-tie analogies. Column supported slabs. Modern reinforced concrete design procedures; comparison of standard design codes; review of research on behavior of reinforced concrete structures; projection to future changes in design and construction practices.

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CE 616 Prestressed Concrete Design3 Credit hours   

Behavior and design of prestressed concrete beams, columns, and beam-columns, emphasizing highway bridge applications. Methods of prestressing and loss estimation for precast and cast-in-place elements. Design of prestressed concrete structures; design for flexure, shear, and torsion; camber and deflections; contunuity; connections;fire rating; and review of research and projection to changes in practices.

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CE 618 Bridge Engineering3 Credit hours   

Analysis, design, and rating of bridges according to AASHTO specifications, emphasizing steel superstructures. Detailing of elements and systems based on strength, serviceability, constructability, and fatigue requirements. An overview of design of highway bridges and an introduction to maintenance of highway bridges; history of bridge engineering, types, design rules, loads, inspection, rating and preventive maintenance, asthetics.

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CE 621 Advanced Soil Mechanics3 Credit hours   
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CE 622 Foundation Engineering 23 Credit hours   
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CE 623 Advanced Soil Testing Theory3 Credit hours   
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CE 624 Design of Earth Structures3 Credit hours   
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CE 626 Groundwater Investigation3 Credit hours   
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CE 631 Geometric Design of Highways3 Credit hours   
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CE 632 Highway Materials 13 Credit hours   
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CE 633 Highway Materials 23 Credit hours   
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CE 634 Traffic Engineering3 Credit hours   

Design and application of signs, markings, and signals; timing of isolated and interconnected signals; speed regulationl one-way streets; capacity and analysis of highway facilities.

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CE 635 Eval of Transportation Systems3 Credit hours   

Concepts of transportation economic analysis, transportation costs and benefits, needs studies, finance and taxation, methods of evaluation of plans and projects, environmental impact assessment.

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CE 636 Transportation Planning3 Credit hours   

Techniques used to plan urban transportation systems; data collection, trip generation, trip distribution, mode choice, traffic assignment, modeling and evaluation techniques; travel demand modeling.

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CE 637 Highway Safety Engineering3 Credit hours   

Traffic safety studies including: crash analysis, control and geometry improvements, hazard and countermeasures identification, before-and-after studies; data collection and computer tools for highway traffic and safety evaluation.

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CE 639 Infrastructure Management3 Credit hours   

Application of decision analysis, mathematical programming, performance modeling and various heuristics to develop management plans for transportation infrastructure assets, primarily focusing on highway pavements and bridges.

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CE 650 Special Topics Civil Engr3 Credit hours   

Selected topics of special and current interest to civil engineers.

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CE 651 Spec Topics Civil Engr3 Credit hours   

Selected topics of special and current interest to civil engineers.

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CE 652 Spec Topics Civil Engr3 Credit hours   

Selected topics of special and current interest to civil engineers.

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CE 680 Special Topics3 Credit hours   
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CE 681 Water & Wastewater Engr Dsgn 13 Credit hours   
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CE 682 Water & Wastewater Engr Dsgn 23 Credit hours   
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CE 684 Biol & Physiochem Process3 Credit hours   
CE 685 Hydrology3 Credit hours   
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CE 686 Hyd/Sedi of Surface Mined Land3 Credit hours   
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CE 687 Engineering Geology3 Credit hours   
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CE 690 Special Topics in Civil Engr1-6 Credit hours   
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CE 715 Adv Matrix Meth of Struct Anal3 Credit hours   
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CE 790 Advanced Independent Study1-6 Credit hours   
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CE 799 Research1-12 Credit hours   
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