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Undergraduate

  • Introduction to Dynamics

    • CV_ENG 2080 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Basic fundamentals of particle and rigid body dynamics; energy and momentum methods. Prerequisites: ENGINR 1200.
  • Decision Methods for Civil Engineering Design

    • CV_ENG 3010 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Essential features of civil engineering including the design process, design teams, experimental and computational tools, engineering economy, communication skills, and ethical considerations. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGLSH 1000. Prerequisites or Corequisites: ENGINR 1200.
  • Decision Methods for Civil Engineering Design - Writing Intensive

    • CV_ENG 3010W | 3 Credit Hours
    • Essential features of civil engineering including the design process, design teams, experimental and computational tools, engineering economy, communication skills, and ethical considerations. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGLSH 1000. Corequisites: ENGINR 1200.
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems GIS

    • CV_ENG 3050 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as GEOG 3040) Introduces theory, concepts and techniques related to the creation, manipulation, processing, and basic analysis of spatial data using GIS. Data management, current data models, GIS applications and course topics are reinforced through hands-on computer laboratory exercises. Prerequisites: sophomore standing.
  • Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 3100 | 4 Credit Hours
    • Covers fundamentals of transportation engineering including geometric design, traffic engineering, pavements, and planning. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 1100. Prerequisite or Corequisites: CV_ENG 3010.
  • Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering

    • CV_ENG 3200 | 4 Credit Hours
    • Fundamentals of water quality engineering and water resources, water and wastewater treatment, solid and hazardous and radioactive waste management, air pollution, environmental regulation, and environmental ethics. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CHEM 1320 or equivalent. Prerequisite or Corequisite: CV_ENG 3010.
  • Pollutant Fate and Transport

    • CV_ENG 3250 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as ENV_SC 3250). Introduction to concepts governing pollutant fate and transport in the environment, including pollutant interactions within and migration through environmental systems, as will as analytical techniques and tools necessary to quantify conditions and movement. Prerequisites: ENV_SC 1100 or SOIL 2100 or CV_ENG 3200; and CHEM 1320; or instructor's permission.
  • Structural Analysis I

    • CV_ENG 3300 | 4 Credit Hours
    • Analysis of statically determinate beams, frames; shear and moment diagrams; influence line diagrams; beam deflections. Analysis of statically indeterminate structures; moment distribution; energy methods. Introduction to matrix analysis. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 1200 and ENGINR 2200.
  • Structural Analysis I - Honors

    • CV_ENG 3300H | 4 Credit Hours
    • Analysis of statically determinate beams, frames; shear and moment diagrams; influence line diagrams; beam deflections. Analysis of statically indeterminate structures; moment distribution; energy methods. Introduction to matrix analysis. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 1200 and ENGINR 2200. Honors Eligibility required.
  • Reinforced Concrete Design

    • CV_ENG 3312 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Basic principles of reinforced concrete design. Design of beams for flexture and shear; design of short and slender columns. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3300; Prerequisites or Corequisites: CV_ENG 3600.
  • Structural Steel Design

    • CV_ENG 3313 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Basic principles of structural steel design. Design of beams, axially loaded members, columns, and bolted and welded connections. Corequisites: CV_ENG 3300 and CV_ENG 3600.
  • Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering

    • CV_ENG 3400 | 4 Credit Hours
    • Detailed study of physical and mechanical properties of soil governing its behavior as an engineering material. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 2200; Restricted to Civil Engineering major students only.
  • Civil Engineering Materials

    • CV_ENG 3600 | 4 Credit Hours
    • Introduces composition, structure, properties, behavior, and selection of civil engineering materials. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 2200 or instructor's consent; Prerequisites or Corequisites: CV_ENG 3010.
  • Fluid Mechanics

    • CV_ENG 3700 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Statics and dynamics of fluids, principles of continuity, momentum and energy, pipe flow. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better PHYSCS 2750.
  • Hydrology

    • CV_ENG 3702 | 4 Credit Hours
    • Fundamental concepts of hydrology in engineering; quantitative estimation of stream-flow magnitude and frequency; and open channel flow considerations from stream-flow. Fluid Mechanics lab with lab reports. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better MATH 2300 and CV_ENG 3200 and CV_ENG 3700.
  • Topics in Civil Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4001 | 1 - 3 Credit Hours
    • Study of current and new technical developments in civil engineering. Prerequisites: instructor's consent.
  • Digital Computer Applications in Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4006 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7006). Use of digital computer for solution of engineering problems involving roots of equations, simultaneous equations, curve fitting, integration, differentiation, and differential equations. Prerequisites: MATH 2300
  • Risk and Reliability for Civil Engineers

    • CV_ENG 4008 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7008). This course focuses on how to use probability and statistics to quantify uncertainties and consider risks when making civil engineering decisions and designing civil engineering systems. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3010 or other introductory probability/statistics course.
  • Problems in Civil and Environmental Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4085 | 2 - 4 Credit Hours
    • Directed investigation of civil engineering. Prerequisites: instructor's consent.
  • Pavement Materials and Design

    • CV_ENG 4104 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7104). Properties of materials used in roads, airports and other pavement construction. Design methods for rigid and flexible pavements. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 2200.
  • Transportation Simulation

    • CV_ENG 4110 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7110). Theory and application of simulation in transportation engineering. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3100.
  • Airport Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4120 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-lveled with CV_ENG 7120). Airport systems planning, design, and management. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3010.
  • Transportation Legal Issues

    • CV_ENG 4125 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7125). This course discusses some of the legal issues that transportation engineers encounter throughout the course of their careers. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3010.
  • Transportation Safety

    • CV_ENG 4130 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7130This course is an introduction to transportation safety. The focus will be on surface transportation. The student is expected to analyze safety data and to devise engineering solutions to safety problems. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3010.
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Legal Issues

    • CV_ENG 4145 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7145). Discussion of legal issues facing civil engineers including right of way, risk and liability, environment, financing public works, contracting and ethics. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3010.
  • Transportation Geography

    • CV_ENG 4155 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as GEOG 4850; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7155; GEOG 7850). Introduction to fundamental concepts and modes of analysis in transportation geography. Focus on descriptive, explanatory, as well as normative approaches. Topics reviewed include spatial organization, transportation economics, spatial interaction, network analysis, location/allocation, and urban transportation planning.
  • The Geospatial Science in National Security

    • CV_ENG 4175 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (Same as GEOG 4130; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4175, GEOG 7130). This course explores the critical contribution of the geospatial sciences in the collection processing, visualization and analysis of geospatial information related to national security. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: instructor's consent. Recommended: junior standing.
  • Location Analysis/Site Selection

    • CV_ENG 4185 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as GEOG 4740; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7185; GEOG 7740). An overview of location analysis in regional planning and spatial decision support, this course focuses on the use of Geographic Information Science (GIS) and location analysis methods in addressing regional service needs. Maybe be repeated for credit.
  • Infrastructure Project Development

    • CV_ENG 4190 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7190). Students will learn how the key elements of major civil engineering infrastructure projects fit together. The course will focus on the horizontal integration of: financing - planning - environment - right of way - design - construction - operations - maintenance. Engineering is important but so are a lot of other things. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: junior standing
  • Hazardous Waste Management

    • CV_ENG 4220 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as CH_ENG 4220; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7220, CH_ENG 7220). Engineering principles involved in handling, collection, transportation, processing and disposal of hazardous wastes, waste minimization, legislation on hazardous wastes and groundwater contamination.
  • Introduction to Water Quality

    • CV_ENG 4230 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7230). Methods for determining and characterizing water quality, effects of pollution on streams and lakes, and an introduction to engineered systems for the distribution, collection and treatment of water and wastewater. Prerequisites: junior standing.
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

    • CV_ENG 4232 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7232). Physical, chemical, and biochemical processes for treating drinking water supplies and wastewaters (domestic and industrial), with emphasis on planning and design of such facilities. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 4230 or CV_ENG 7230 or instructor's consent.
  • Water Quality Analysis

    • CV_ENG 4240 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7240). Chemical, physical and biological methods for analysis of streams, lakes, wastewaters and water supplies and their use in water quality management. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 4230 or instructor's consent.
  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance

    • CV_ENG 4250 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4250). Systems of water law; provisions of major federal environmental laws and regulations; development of regulations at the federal, state, and local levels; regulatory frameworks; permits; and enforcement.
  • Environmental Engineering Microbiology

    • CV_ENG 4270 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7270). Theory and application of fundamental principles of microbiology, ecology, and aquatic biology of the microorganisms of importance to sanitary engineers. Prerequisites: senior standing or instructor's consent.
  • Wastewater Treatment and Process Design

    • CV_ENG 4290 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7290). Selection and use of wastewater and sludge treatment processes, disposal methods, sustainable wastewater treatment including anaerobic treatment of wastewater reuse. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3200. Instructor's consent required.
  • Advanced Structural Steel Design

    • CV_ENG 4300 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7300). Design of steel structures and bridges. Topics include composite beams, plate girder design, and moment resistant connections. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3313.
  • Prestressed/Advanced Reinforced Concrete

    • CV_ENG 4302 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Principles of prestressing. Constituent materials, loading and allowable stresses. Working and ultimate stress analysis and design. Shear and torsion. Deflections. Prestress losses. Continuous beams. Composite beams. Compression members. Footings. Prerequisite or Corequisites: CV_ENG 3312.
  • Structural System Design

    • CV_ENG 4330 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7330). Design of buildings in steel and reinforced concrete, including estimation of loads and design of gravity and lateral force resisting systems. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3312 and CV_ENG 3313.
  • Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis

    • CV_ENG 4350 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7350). An introduction to the fundamentals of stiffness and flexibility methods for analysis of truss and frame structures. Application of the STRUDL and NASTRAN programs to three dimensional structures. Prerequisites: senior standing; grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3300.
  • Bridge Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4360 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7360). Review of Highway Bridge Analysis and Design Fundamentals. Study of Influence Line Diagrams and Shear and Moment Envelopes. Design of Medium- and Short-Span Girder Bridges based on AASHTO LRFD specs. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3312 and CV_ENG 3313.
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4404 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7404). This course provides an introduction to geotechnical aspects of earthquake engineering. Topics include: basic seismology, seismic hazard analysis, dynamic soil properties, site response analysis and soil liquefaction. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3400 or instructor's consent.
  • Foundation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4410 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7410). Subsurface exploration. Design of basic foundation structures, shallow foundations, retaining walls, deep foundations. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3400.
  • Applied Geotechnical Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4412 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7412). Study of concepts, theories, and design procedures for modern earthwork engineering including: compaction and densification of soils and soil improvement, seepage and drainage, slope stability and performance, and earth retaining structures. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3400.
  • Introduction to Construction Management

    • CV_ENG 4500 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7500). Structure of the construction industry; construction drawings and specifications; estimating and bidding; construction contracts, bonds and insurance; planning and scheduling of construction operations; project management; computer techniques. Prerequisites: junior standing.
  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials

    • CV_ENG 4600 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as MAE 4600; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7600 and MAE 7600). Analysis of more complicated problems in stresses, strains. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 2200.
  • Sensors and Experimental Stress Analysis

    • CV_ENG 4610 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7610). Sensors and instrumentation for stress analysis, mechanical measurement and health monitoring of civil structures. Application and design of data acquisition systems, basic digital signal processing. Electronics and instrumentation circuits. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 2200 and PHYSCS 2760.
  • Introduction to Structural Dynamics

    • CV_ENG 4692 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Theory of structural response to dynamic loads. Computation of dynamic response of structures to dynamic loads like blast and earthquake. Modal analysis and single degree of freedom methods will be covered. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3300.
  • Hydraulics of Open Channels

    • CV_ENG 4700 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7700). Gradually varied flow and theory of the hydraulic jump. Slowly varied flow involving storage; rating curves. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3700.
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4710 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as BIOL_EN 4150; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7710, BIOL_EN 7150). Urban and rural run-off and erosion analysis. Design and layout of erosion control structures. Prerequisites: BIOL_EN 2180 or CV_ENG 3200.
  • Watershed Modeling Using GIS

    • CV_ENG 4720 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as BIOL_EN 4350). Watershed evaluation using AVSWAT for hydrology, sediment yield, water quality; includes USLE, MUSLE, WEPP, Procedures for model calibration/sensitivity data analysis. Prerequisites: BIOL_EN 2180 or CV_ENG 3200.
  • Hydraulic Design

    • CV_ENG 4730 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7730). Design of hydraulic infrastructure utilizing principles of both pressure conduits and open channels. Hand calculations and use of commercial design software for water distribution (quantity and quality), stormwater collection and sanitary sewer systems, and detention basins. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3700 or equivalent.
  • Civil Engineering Systems Design

    • CV_ENG 4980 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Design of civil engineering systems. Prerequisites: senior standing in Civil Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia or written consent of Chairman.
  • Civil Engineering Systems Design - Writing Intensive

    • CV_ENG 4980W | 3 Credit Hours
    • Design of civil engineering systems. Prerequisites: senior standing in Civil Engineering at the University of Missouri-Columbia or written consent of Chairman.
  • Undergraduate Research in Civil and Environmental Engineering

    • CV_ENG 4990 | 1 - 4 Credit Hours
    • Independent investigation or project in Civil Engineering. May be repeated to 6 hours. Enrollment limited to seniors in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Prerequisites: instructor's consent.
  • Research in Civil & Environmental Engineering-Undergraduate Honors

    • CV_ENG 4995 | 1 - 3 Credit Hours
    • Independent project, supervised by the honors advisor, to be presented as a formal written report. Prerequisites: Civil Engineering students only. Recommended: participation in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Departmental Honors Program.

Graduate

  • Topics in Civil Engineering

    • CV_ENG 7001 | 1 - 3 Credit Hours
    • Study of current and new technical developments in civil engineering. Prerequisites: instructor's consent.
  • Digital Computer Applications in Engineering

    • CV_ENG 7006 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4006). Use of digital computer for solution of engineering problems involving roots of equations, simultaneous equations, curve fitting, integration, differentiation, and differential equations. Prerequisites: MATH 2300.
  • Risk and Reliability for Civil Engineers

    • CV_ENG 7008 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4008). This course focuses on how to use probability and statistics to quantify uncertainties and consider risks when making civil engineering decisions and designing civil engineering systems. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3010 or other introductory probability/statistics course.
  • Pavement Materials and Design

    • CV_ENG 7104 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4104). Properties of materials used in roads, airports and other pavement construction. Design methods for rigid and flexible pavements. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 2200.
  • Transportation Simulation

    • CV_ENG 7110 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 7110). Theory and application of simulation in transportation engineering. Prerequisites: C- or better in CV_ENG 3100.
  • Airport Engineering

    • CV_ENG 7120 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4120). Airport systems planning, design, and management. Prerequisites: C- or better in CV_ENG 3010.
  • Transportation Safety

    • CV_ENG 7130 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4130). This course is an introduction to transportation safety. The focus will be on surface transportation. The student is expected to analyze safety data and to devise engineering solutions to safety problems. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3010.
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering Legal Issues

    • CV_ENG 7145 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4125). Discussion of legal issues facing civil engineers including right of way, risk and liability, environment, financing public works, contracting and ethics. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3010.
  • Transportation Geography

    • CV_ENG 7155 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as GEOG 7850; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4155, GEOG 4850). Introduction to fundamental concepts and modes of analysis in transportation geography. Focus on descriptive, explanatory, as well as normative approaches. Topics reviewed include spatial organization, transportation economics, spatial interaction, network analysis, location/allocation, and urban transportation planning.
  • Geographic Information Systems I

    • CV_ENG 7165 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Introduces concepts of computer analysis of geographic data and emphasizes the techniques for handling geographic data. Application of computer-based GIS systems in coursework. Prerequisites: instructor's consent; GEOG 2840.
  • The Geospatial Sciences in National Security

    • CV_ENG 7175 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (Same as GEOG 7130; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4175, GEOG 4130). This course explores the critical contribution of the geospatial sciences in the collection, processing, visualization and analysis of geospatial information related to national security. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisites: instructor's consent.
  • Location Analysis/Site Selection

    • CV_ENG 7185 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as GEOG 7740; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4185, GEOG 4740). An overview of location analysis in regional planning and spatial decision support, this course focuses on the use of Geographic Information Science (GIS) and location analysis methods in addressing regional service needs. May be repeated for credit.
  • Infrastructure Project Development

    • CV_ENG 7190 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4190). Students will learn how the key elements of major civil engineering infrastructure projects fit together. The course will focus on the horizontal integration of: financing - planning - environment - right of way - design - construction - operations - maintenance. Engineering is important but so are a lot of other things. Graded on A-F basis only.
  • Hazardous Waste Management

    • CV_ENG 7220 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as CH_ENG 7220; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4220, CH_ENG 4220). Engineering principles involved in handling, collection, transportation, processing and disposal of hazardous wastes, waste minimization, legislation on hazardous wastes and groundwater contamination.
  • Introduction to Water Quality

    • CV_ENG 7230 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4230). Methods for determining and characterizing water quality, effects of pollution on streams and lakes, and an introduction to engineered systems for the distribution, collection and treatment of water and wastewater..
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

    • CV_ENG 7232 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4232). Physical, chemical, and biochemical processes for treating drinking water supplies and wastewaters (domestic and industrial), with emphasis on planning and design of such facilities. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 4230 or CV_ENG 7230 or instructor's consent.
  • Water Quality Analysis

    • CV_ENG 7240 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Chemical, physical and biological methods for analysis of streams, lakes, wastewaters and water supplies and their use in water quality management. Prerequisites: C- or better in CV_ENG 4230 or instructor's consent.
  • Environmental Regulatory Compliance

    • CV_ENG 7250 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4250). Systems of water law; provisions of major federal environmental laws and regulations; development or regulations at the federal, state, and local levels; regulatory frameworks; permits; and enforcement.
  • Environmental Engineering Microbiology

    • CV_ENG 7270 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4270). Theory and application of fundamental principles of microbiology, ecology, and aquatic biology of the microorganisms of importance to sanitary engineers.
  • Wastewater Treatment and Process Design

    • CV_ENG 7290 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4290). Selection and use of wastewater and sludge treatment processes, disposal methods, leading to rational design of overall wastewater treatment systems. Sustainable wastewater treatment including advanced processes in nutrient removal, anaerobic treatment for wastewater reuse. Graded on A-F basis only.
  • Advanced Structural Steel Design

    • CV_ENG 7300 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4300). Design of steel structures and bridges. Topics include composite beams, plate girder design, and moment resistant connections. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3313.
  • Prestressed/Advanced Reinforced Concrete

    • CV_ENG 7302 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4302). Principles of prestressing. Constituent materials, loading and allowable stresses. Working and ultimate stress analysis and design. Shear and torsion. Deflections. Prestress losses. Continuous beams. Composite beams. Compression members. Footings. Corequisites: CV_ENG 3312.
  • Structural System Design

    • CV_ENG 7330 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4330). Design of buildings in steel and reinforced concrete, including estimation of loads and design of gravity and lateral force resisting systems. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3312 and CV_ENG 3313.
  • Matrix Methods of Structural Analysis

    • CV_ENG 7350 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4350). An introduction to the fundamentals of stiffness and flexibility methods for analysis of truss and frame structures. Application of the STRUDL and NASTRAN programs to three dimensional structures. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3300.
  • Bridge Engineering

    • CV_ENG 7360 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4360). Review of Highway Bridge Analysis and Design Fundamentals. Study of Influence Line Diagrams and sheer and Moment Envelopes. Design of medium-and Sort-Span Girder Bridges based on AASHTO LRFD Specs. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3312 and CV_ENG 3313.
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

    • CV_ENG 7404 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4404). This course will provide an introduction to topics relating to geotechnical aspects of earthquake engineering. Topics to be covered include; basic seismology, seismic hazard analysis, dynamic soil properties, site response analysis and soil properties, site response analysis and soil liquefaction. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3400 or instructor's consent.
  • Foundation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 7410 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4410). Subsurface exploration. Design of basic foundation structures: shallow foundations, retaining walls, deep foundations. Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3400.
  • Applied Geotechnical Engineering

    • CV_ENG 7412 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4412). Study of concepts, theories, and design procedures for modern earthwork engineering including: compaction and densification of soils and soil improvement, seepage and drainage, slope stability and performance, and earth retaining structures. Prerequisites: grade or C- or better in CV_ENG 3400.
  • Advanced Mechanics of Materials

    • CV_ENG 7600 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as MAE 7600; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4600 and MAE 4600). Analysis of more complicated problems in stresses, strains. Prerequisites: grade of C- or better in ENGINR 2200.
  • Sensors and Experimental Stress Analysis

    • CV_ENG 7610 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4610). Sensors and instrumentation for stress analysis, mechanical measurement and health monitoring of civil structures. Application and design of data acquisition systems, digital signals and basic digital signal processing. Electronics and instrumentation circuits. Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in ENGINR 2200 and PHYSCS 2760.
  • Introduction to Structural Dynamics

    • CV_ENG 7692 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4692Theory of structural response to dynamics loads. Computation of dynamic response of structures to dynamic loads like blast and earthquake. Modal analysis and single degree of freedom methods will be covered. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: Grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3300.
  • Hydraulics of Open Channels

    • CV_ENG 7700 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4700). Gradually varied flow and theory of the hydraulic jump. Slowly varied flow involving storage; rating curves. Prerequisites: graduate standing and Grade of C- or better in CV_ENG 3700.
  • Soil and Water Conservation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 7710 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as BIOL_EN 7150; cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4710, BIOL_EN 4150). Urban and rural run-off and erosion analysis. Design and layout of erosion control structures. Prerequisites: BIOL_EN 3200 or CV_ENG 3200 or instructor's consent.
  • Watershed Modeling Using GIS

    • CV_ENG 7720 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as BIOL_EN 7350). Watershed evaluation using AVSWAT for hydrology, sediment yield, water quality; includes USLE, MUSLE, WEPP. Procedures for model calibration/sensitivity data analysis. Prerequisites: BIOL_EN 2180 or CV_ENG 3200 or instructor's consent.
  • Hydraulic Design

    • CV_ENG 7730 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (cross-leveled with CV_ENG 4730). Design of hydraulic infrastructure utilizing principles of both pressure conduits and open channels. Hand calculations and use of commercial design software for water distribution (quantity and quality), stormwater collection and sanitary sewer systems, and detention basins. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3700 or equivalent.
  • Advanced Topics in Civil Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8001 | 1 - 3 Credit Hours
    • New and current technical developments in civil engineering. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 4006 or equivalent.
  • Directed Reading In Civil Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8002 | 1 - 3 Credit Hours
    • Faculty supervised readings course.
  • Problems in Civil Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8085 | 1 - 6 Credit Hours
    • Supervised investigation in civil engineering to be presented in the form of a report.
  • Transportation Planning and Models

    • CV_ENG 8100 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Regional and metropolitan transportation studies; land use, traffic generation, distribution and assignment models. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 4002 or CV_ENG 4003.
  • Advanced Intelligent Transportation Systems

    • CV_ENG 8106 | 3 Credit Hours
    • This course is intended to be an introductory course in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). This course includes the background of ITS, current implementations, sample deployments, and practical issues and implications.
  • Theory of Traffic Flow

    • CV_ENG 8110 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Scientific approach to study of traffic phenomena with emphasis on applications. Deterministic and stochastic models of traffic flow; optimization of intersection controls; computer simulation of traffic problems. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 4002 or instructor's consent.
  • Transportation Networks

    • CV_ENG 8150 | 3 Credit Hours
    • This course presents techniques used in equilibrium analysis of transportation networks. The details of traffic assignment algorithms will be discussed along with theory and practical algorithms.
  • Advanced Research Methods in Transportation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8160 | 3 Credit Hours
    • This course will cover advanced research methods used in transportation. A special focus will be on the state-of-art approaches in traffic engineering. Mathematical and analytical models will be reviewed in detail. This is a reading intensive course where students are expected to review research articles on various topics. The methods used in the articles and a critical review of the article findings will be discussed in an interactive manner in the class. Graded on A-F basis only.
  • Seminar in Transportation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8187 | 1 Credit Hours
    • Review of research in progress in the area of transportation engineering.
  • Water Quality Modeling

    • CV_ENG 8200 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Derivation and application of models for describing oxygen budget, nutrient exchange, and biological productivity in streams, lakes and estuaries. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 7230.
  • Environmental Transport Phenomena

    • CV_ENG 8215 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Fundamental processes that control the transport of constituents substances in fluids, and the implications of these processes for a variety of important applications in natural and engineered systems.
  • Aquatic Chemistry

    • CV_ENG 8225 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Principles of chemical thermodynamics and equilibrium applied to processes in natural water and water and wastewater treatment systems. Emphasis on quantitative analyses of acid/base, complexation/dissociation, precipitation/dissolution, and reduction/oxidation reactions. Graded on A-F basis only.
  • Unit Process Laboratory

    • CV_ENG 8230 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Studies chemical and physical relationships as applied to unit processes of water and wastewater.
  • Physiochemical Treatment Processes

    • CV_ENG 8240 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Fundamental principles, analysis and modeling of physical and chemical processes for water and wastewater treatment.
  • Biochemical Treatment Processes

    • CV_ENG 8250 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Biochemical principles, kinetic models and energy considerations in the design of biological wastewater treatment processes.
  • Environmental Biotechnology

    • CV_ENG 8260 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Major biochemical reactions relevant to environmental engineering. Theory and application of fundamental principles of attached and suspended microbial growth and process engineering for sanitary engineering and biodegradation. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 8250 or instructor's consent.
  • Design of Water and Wastewater Treatment Facilities

    • CV_ENG 8270 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Development of design criteria and their application to the design of water and wastewater treatment facilities.
  • Seminar in Environmental Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8287 | 1 Credit Hours
    • Review of research in progress in the area of environmental engineering.
  • Environmental Regulatory Policy

    • CV_ENG 8295 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Discussion of the various policy aspects of environmental regulation: economic and non-economic impacts of degradation; risk assessment and management; distribution of environmental risks; regulatory tools; federal vs. state; disclosure; enforcement. Relation to environmental laws. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 4250 or CV_ENG 7250 or equivalent.
  • Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Members

    • CV_ENG 8303 | 3 Credit Hours
    • The design philosophy, constitutive laws, creep rate sensitivity and aging, shrinkage. Nonlinear response of reinforced concrete members. Deflection computation and control. Bond and anchorage. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3312.
  • Nondestructive Evaluation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8311 | 3 Credit Hours
    • This course will present the interaction of nondestructive evaluation (NDE) technologies and engineering decision-making. Theory and application NDE technologies will be presented in the context of the engineering analysis required to effectively utilize the technologies. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: PHYSCS 2760, ENGINR 1200, MATH 4100.
  • Continuum Mechanics

    • CV_ENG 8320 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as MAE 8320). Introductory course in the mechanics of continuous media. Basic concepts of stress, strain, constitutive relationships; conservation laws are treated using Cartesian tensor notation. Examples from both solid and fluid mechanics investigated. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3700, MATH 7100, ENGINR 2200.
  • Theory of Elasticity

    • CV_ENG 8330 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as MAE 8330). Stress and strain at a point. General equations of elasticity. Plane stress, plain strain problems; torsion of prismatic bars. Energy methods.
  • Theory of Plates and Shells

    • CV_ENG 8340 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as MAE 8340). Rectangular and circular plates. Variational methods in the analysis of plates and shells. Plates of unusual shape. Shear deformation effects. Large deformation analysis. Analysis of cylindrical shells.
  • Theory of Elastic Stability

    • CV_ENG 8350 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (Same as MAE 8350). Buckling of Columns, frames, arches and other structural systems. Kinematic approach to stability. Large deflections. Energy approach to buckling. Plate and shell buckling. Inelastic buckling of columns. Creep buckling.
  • Theory of Plasticity

    • CV_ENG 8360 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as MAE 8360). Plastic yield conditions and stress-strain relations. Behavior of elastic-perfectly plastic members. Plain strain in plastic members. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 8330 or instructor's consent.
  • Reinforced Concrete Theory and Design

    • CV_ENG 8372 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Advanced design of reinforced concrete structures; review of standard codes and specifications and their influence. Prerequisite: CV_ENG 4350 or equivalent.
  • Seminar in Structural Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8387 | 1 Credit Hours
    • Review of research in progress in the area of structural engineering.
  • Advanced Topics Structural Analysis

    • CV_ENG 8390 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Computer implementation and application of finite element analysis. Material and geometric nonlinearities. Plastic analysis of structures. Code provisions for analysis of seismic and wind loadings. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 4350.
  • Dynamics of Structures

    • CV_ENG 8392 | 3 Credit Hours
    • (same as MAE 8392). Study of the dynamic behavior of structures. Analysis of equivalent lumped parameter systems for the design of structures in a dynamic environment. Prerequisites: MAE 2600 and MATH 4100 or MATH 7100.
  • Advanced Shear Strength of Soils

    • CV_ENG 8402 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Theoretical soil mechanics as applied to solution of specific engineering problems.
  • Consolidation and Settlement

    • CV_ENG 8403 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Settlement of soil, Theory of Consolidation, consolidation testing, settlements of earth fills and embankments, stress distribution in soils, elastic settlement, bearing capacity of shallow foundations, shallow foundations design. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3400.
  • Seepage in Soils

    • CV_ENG 8404 | 3 Credit Hours
    • General principles that govern flow of water through soils and specific procedures for analysis and design of filtration and drainage media in geotechnical and geoenvironmental applications. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3400 or instructor's consent.
  • Soil Behavior

    • CV_ENG 8407 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Detailed study of composition, fabric, and geotechnical and hydrologic properties of soils that consist partly or wholly of clay. Emphasizes physico-chemical factors governing volume change and shear strength. Expansive clay behavior is examined in detail. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3400 or instructor's consent.
  • Soil Dynamics

    • CV_ENG 8408 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Cover topics relating to the response of soils to dynamic loading. Topics to be covered include: lab and field methods, cyclic soil models, foundation vibrations, and wave propagation through soil. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3400 and instructor's consent.
  • Advanced Foundation Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8410 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Foundation design beyond simple spread footings, special footings and beams on an elastic foundations, mat foundations, pile foundations - static capacity, lateral loads, bucklin, dynamic analysis load tests, pile groups, drilled piers. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 4410.
  • Stability and Performance of Earth Slopes

    • CV_ENG 8412 | 3 Credit Hours
    • Principles, mechanics and procedures for analyzing the stability of earth slopes and landfills under short-term, long-term, rapid drawdown, and earthquake conditions. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3400 or instructor's consent.
  • Design and Analysis of Earth Retaining Structures

    • CV_ENG 8413 | 3 Credit Hours
    • General principals and specific procedures for analysis and design of earth retention systems including consideration of soil-structure interaction. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3400 or instructor's consent.
  • Seminar in Geotechnical Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8487 | 1 Credit Hours
    • Review of research in progress in the area of geotechnical engineering.
  • Materials and Measurement

    • CV_ENG 8610 | 3 Credit Hours
    • About 25% of the course is devoted to the physical measurement of strain, force, displacement and motion. Remainder of course is devoted to advanced study of the behavior of steel and concrete with emphasis on brittle fracture in steel. Prerequisites: CV_ENG 3600 or equivalent.
  • Research-Masters Thesis in Civil & Environmental Engineering

    • CV_ENG 8990 | 1 - 99 Credit Hours
    • Independent investigation in the field of civil engineering to be presented in the form of a thesis. Graded on a S/U basis only.
  • Research-Doctoral Dissertation Civil & Environmental Engineering

    • CV_ENG 9990 | 1 - 99 Credit Hours
    • Independent investigation in the field of civil engineering to be presented in the form of a thesis. Graded on a S/U basis only.