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UNDERGRADUATE COURSES:

CE 200 - Surveying (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: Math 111. Angle and distance measurement; leveling; topographic mapping; traverse and area computations; horizontal and vertical curves; cross sections; triangulation; state plane coordinates; global positioning system. Emphasis on the use of the computer for solving typical field and office problems. Lab should be taken concurrently.

CE 200A - Surveying Laboratory (0-3-1)
Corequisite: CE 200. Field exercises in conjunction with the classroom exercises in CE 200 utilizing classical and electronic instruments and COGO/CAD software.

CE 200B - Surveying Laboratory (0-3-1)
For geoscience engineering majors. Field exercises using survey instruments including tapes, levels, theodolites, and total stations. Covers principles of topographic mapping, traverses, triangulation, and computer data reduction. Effective Until: Spring 2014

CE 210 - Construction Materials and Procedures (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: HSS 101. Introduction to construction management organization, contracts, construction safety, engineering economics, and engineering ethics. Studies current practices of heavy construction including soil and rock excavation productivity, and building construction materials and procedures. Field trips to construction sites provide opportunities to directly view many of the practices.

CE 260 - Civil Engineering Methods (2-2-3)
Prerequisite: HUM 101 and FED 101. Provides students with in-depth experience in computer applications in civil engineering and with written and oral communication. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 307 - Geometric Design for Highways (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: CE 200, CE 200A. Highway design based on a study of traffic distribution, volume, and speed with consideration for the predictable future. Analysis of elements of at-grade intersections and interchanges and the geometrics of highway design and intersection layout with advanced curve work including compound and transition curves.

CE 311 - Co-op Work Experience I (zero)
Prerequisites: completion of the sophomore year, approval of the department, and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Students gain major-related work experience and reinforcement of their academic program. Work assignments facilitated and approved by the co-op office. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of a -report.

CE 320 - Fluid Mechanics (4-0-4)
Prerequisite: MECH 235. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: Mech 236 with a grade of C or better. This course is designed to present the fundamental laws relating to the static and dynamic behavior of fluids. The emphasis is placed on applications dealing with the flow of water and other incompressible fluids. These include flow in pipe systems and natural channels. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 320A - Hydraulics Laboratory (0-3-1)
Prerequisite or corequisite: CE 320. Explores the principles of fluid mechanics through laboratory experiments. Investigates various hydraulic phenomena with both physical and computer models. Demonstrates basic civil engineering design principles for pipe networks, open channel systems, and ground water regimes. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 321 - Water Resources Engineering (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: CE 200, CE 200A, Math 225 or Math 279. Training in methods of developing water supplies and the means to treat supplies for consumptive use. Covers hydrologic techniques such as surface and ground water yield, hydrograph and routing analyses, and probabilistic methods related to hydrologic studies. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 322 - Hydraulic Engineering (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: CE 320, CE 321. The objective is to provide the tools required to design water distribution systems, storm drains, and sanitary sewers. Examines related hydrologic and hydraulic techniques. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 332 - Structural Analysis (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: Mech 237 with a grade of C or better. A working knowledge of free body diagrams, equilibrium conditions for force systems and moments. The primary objective is an understanding of the various methods of analyzing determinate and indeterminate beams, frames, and trusses encountered in practice.

CE 333 - Reinforced Concrete Design (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: CE 332. The student must have a working knowledge of structural analysis including determinate and indeterminate beams and frames. Primary objectives include the following: to acquaint the student with the properties of concrete and steel and with the behavior of reinforced concrete as a structural material; also, to develop methods for the design of reinforced concrete structural members such as beams, slabs, footings, and columns. Both ultimate strength design and working stress method will be studied.

CE 341 - Soil Mechanics (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: Mech 237 with a grade of C or better or equivalent. Corequisite: CE341A. A study of soil types and properties is made with the objective of developing a basic understanding of soil behavior. The methods of subsurface investigation and compaction are presented. Fundamentals pertaining to permeability, seepage, consolidation, and shear strength are introduced. Settlement analysis is also presented. Lab must be taken concurrently.

CE 341A - Soil Mechanics Laboratory (0-3-1)
Corequisite: CE 341. Students perform basic experiments in soil mechanics. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 342 - Geology (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: Sophomore status. Studies science of geology with emphasis on physical geological processes. Stresses the principle of uniformity of process in the context of rock and soil formation, transformation, deformation, and mass movement. Includes aspects of historical geology and geomorphology. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 343 - Geology with Laboratory (3-3-4)
Covers the material given in CE 342 with the addition of a laboratory component. It provides a more in-depth understanding of geology through rock and mineral identification, laboratory experiments, field trips, and selected case studies. Effective Until: Spring 2014

CE 350 - Transportation Engineering (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: CE 200, CE 200A. A study of the principal modes of transportation, with emphasis on the planning, design and construction of facilities for modern transportation systems.

CE 381 - Geomorphology (3-0-3)
This is a course in geomorphology, the study of landforms and the contemporary processes that create and modify them. The course will emphasize earth surface processes and quantitative analysis of landform change. Lectures will stress geomorphic principles and two field-based problems will enable students to apply these principles to contemporary geomorphic problems in engineering and management with a focus on the natural environment. Effective From: Fall 2010

CE 406 - Remote Sensing (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: Phys 234. Principles of remote sensing are covered including general concepts, data acquisition procedures, data analysis and role of remote sensing in terrain investigations for civil engineering practices.

CE 410 - Construction Scheduling and Estimating (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: CE 210. Quantity take off, cost estimate and CPM computer analysis of typical building or highway projects. A study is made of construction project organization, contract requirements and management control techniques with an introduction to computer applications. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 412 - Construction Codes and Specifications (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: CE 210. Code and specification aspects of engineered construction. Topics include professional ethics, contracts, specifications, bidding procedures, building codes such as B.O.C.A. and New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, Energy Code Provisions, construction safety, and the impact of the EPA on construction.

CE 413 - Co-op Work Experience II (3 degree credits )
Prerequisites: CE 311 or equivalent, approval of the department, and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Provides major-related work experience. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of requirements including a report and/or project.Note: Normal grading applies to this COOP Experience Effective From: Spring 2013

CE 414 - Engineered Construction (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: CE 210, CE 332, CE 341. Design, erection, and maintenance of temporary structures and procedures used to construct an engineering project. Business practices, codes, design philosophies, construction methods, hardware, inspection, safety, and cost as they pertain to engineered construction projects. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 431 - Construction Materials Lab (0-3-1)
Prerequisites: CE 210, Mech 237 with a grade of C or better, CE 210. This course provides an understanding of the basic properties of construction materials, and presents current field and laboratory standards and testing requirements for these materials. Students select a material or component assembly for testing, design a testing procedure, and present their results. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 432 - Steel Design (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: CE 332. A working knowledge of structural analysis including determinate and indeterminate beams and frames is essential. The development of current design procedures for structural steel elements and their use in multistory buildings, bridges, and industrial buildings.

CE 443 - Foundation Design (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: CE 341, CE 341A. Site investigation, selection of foundation types and basis for design, allowable loads, and permissible settlements of shallow and deep foundations. Computations of earth pressure and design of retaining walls.

CE 450 - Urban Planning (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: junior engineering standing. Introduction to urban planning, its principles, techniques, and use. Topics include development of cities, planning of new towns, redevelopment of central cities, and land use and transportation planning.

CE 461 - Professional Practice in CEE (3-0-3)
Develop an understanding of the process to become a licensed professional engineer and familiarize the students with the professional practice of engineering including codes of ethics and professional business practices and to provide an adequate background for the Fundamentals of Engineering. Effective From: Fall 2006

CE 465 - Green and Sustainable Civil Engineering (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: CE 210 and Junior standing. Designed to teach students currently available approaches that incorporate renewable energy and sustainable development concepts in civil engineering projects. This will include various methods of planning, design, and evaluation which promote increased energy efficiency and sustainable use of materials. Cost estimating and life cycle planning will also be included. The course will encourage students to look beyond the information in the course, to come up with additional methodologies which may not currently be in use. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 485 - Special Topics in Civil Engineering (3-0-3)
The study of new and/or advanced topics in an area of civil engineering not regularly covered in any other CE course. The precise topics to be covered in the course, along with prerequisites, will be announced in the semester prior to the offering of the course. Effective From: Spring 2010

CE 490 - Civil Engineering Projects (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: senior standing in civil engineering and approval of the department. Work on an individually selected project, guided by the department faculty advisor. The project may include planning, research (library or laboratory), engineering reports, statistical or analytical investigations, and designs. Any of these may follow class-inspired direction or the student may select his or her own topic. The project must be completed and professionally presented by assigned due dates for appropriate review and recording of accomplishment.

CE 490H - Honors Civil Engineering Projects (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: senior standing, enrolled in Honors College, and approval of the department. Same as CE 490.

CE 491H - Honors Research Experience in Civil Engineering (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: Junior standing, agreement of a department faculty advisor, and approval of the associate chairperson for undergraduate studies. This course provides the student with an opportunity to work on a research project under the individual guidance of a member of the department. A written report is required for course completion. Open to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

CE 494 - Civil Engineering Design I (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: CE 210, CE 260, CE 320, CE 321, CE 350, CE 341 , CE 341A and senior standing in civil engineering. Simulates the submission and acceptance process normally associated with the initial design phases for a civil engineering project. Familiarizes students with the preparation of sketch plats, preliminary engineering design, and a related environmental assessment. Requirements include written submittals and oral presentations in defense of the project. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 494H - Honors Civil Engineering Design I (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: senior standing, enrolled in Honors College. Same as CE 494.

CE 495 - Civil Engineering Design II (3-0-3)
Prerequisite: CE 494. Provides students with the type of design experience they would receive if engaged in civil and environmental engineering design practice. Course will focus on one or more of these design areas: structural, geotechnical, transportation and planning, and sanitary and environmental engineering. Effective From: Spring 2014

CE 495H - Honors Civil Engineering Design II (3-0-3)
Prerequisites: senior standing, enrolled in Honors College. Same as CE 495.

GRADUATE COURSES:

CE 501 - Introduction to Soil Behavior (3 credits)
Prerequisites: Mech 320, Mech 235 with a grade of C or better and Mech 236 with a grade of C or better(see undergraduate catalog for descriptions). Open only to the students in bridge program. Permission from CEE department graduate advisor is required. Covers the necessary concepts in strength of materials, geology and soil mechanics required for the bridge program in M.S. in Environmental Engineering and Geoenvironmental Engineering option. Effective From: Fall 2013

CE 506 - Remote Sensing of Environment (3 credits)
Prerequisite: Phys 234 (see undergraduate catalog for description). Covers the principles of remote sensing, general concepts, data acquisition procedures, data analysis and role of remote sensing in terrain investigations for civil engineering practices. Data collection from airborne and satellite platforms will be emphasized. Photographic and non-photographic sensing methodologies will be covered as well as manual and computer assisted data analysis techniques for site investigations and examination of ground conditions.

CE 531 - Design of Masonry and Timber Structures (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 332 (see undergraduate catalog for description). Study of basic properties of clay and concrete masonry units and wood. The masonry segment includes discussion of unreinforced bearing walls subjected to concentric as well as eccentric loads. Lateral-force resistance of unreinforced and reinforced masonry systems are introduced and new developments to strengthen and retrofit unreinforced masonry walls are discussed. The timber design portion includes design and behavior of wood fasteners, beams, columns, and beam-columns as well as introduction to plywood and glued laminated members.

CE 545 - Rock Mechanics I (3 credits)
Prerequisite: approved undergraduate course in soil mechanics within last five years or permission of instructor. Rock mechanics including geological aspects, mechanical properties, testing, and in-situ measurements of rock properties, and a brief introduction to design of structures in rock.

CE 552 - Geometric Design of Transportation Facilities (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 350 or equivalent (see undergraduate catalog for description). Design principles and criteria related to highways and railroads resulting from requirements of safety, vehicle performance, driver behavior, topography, traffic, design speed, and levels of service. Elements of the horizontal and vertical alignments and facility cross-section, and their coordination in the design. Computer-aided design procedures including COGO, CADAM, Digital Terrain Modeling. Same as Tran 552.

CE 553 - Design and Construction of Asphalt Pavements (3 credits)
Importance of designing proper asphalt pavements. Topics include the origin of crude, refining crude, types of asphalts, desired properties of asphalt cement, specification and tests for asphalt cement, aggregates for asphalt mixtures, aggregate analysis, gradation and blending, hot-mix asphalt (HMA) mix design, manufacture of HMA and HMA-paving, hot and cold recycling. Same as Tran 553.

CE 590 - Graduate Co-op Work Experience I (3 additive credits)
Prerequisites: permission from the civil engineering department and the Division of Career Development Services. Cooperative education/internship providing on-the-job reinforcement of academic programs in civil engineering. Work assignments and projects are developed by the co-op office in consultation with the civil engineering department; and evaluated by civil engineering faculty co-op advisors.

CE 591 - Graduate Co-op Work Experience II (3 additive credits)
Prerequisites: permission from the civil engineering department and the Division of Career Development Services.

CE 592 - Graduate Co-op Work Experience III (3 additive credits)
Prerequisites: permission from the civil engineering department and the Division of Career Development Services.

CE 593 - Graduate Co-op Work Experience IV (0 credits)
Prerequisites: One immediately prior 3-credit registration for graduate co-op work experience with the same employer. Requires approval of departmental co-op advisor and the Division of Career Development Services. Must have accompanying registration in a minimum of 3 credits of course work. Effective From: Fall 2006

CE 601 - Advanced Remote Sensing (3 credits)
Prerequisite: a first course in remote sensing. Principles of computer processing of satellite and aircraft remote sensing data as well as image enhancement, image transformation and image classification techniques using advanced image analysis system ERDAS in the interactive mode. Multiple applications on land use/land cover, water quality assessment and terrain evaluation will be emphasized. During final weeks of the semester students will apply the acquired techniques to specific projects. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 602 - Geographic Information System (3 credits)
Prerequisite: course or working knowledge of CADD or permission of instructor. Geographical/Land Information System (GIS/LIS) is a computerized system capable of storing, manipulating and using spatial data describing location and significant properties of the earth's surface. GIS is an interdisciplinary technology used for studying and managing land uses, land resource assessment, environmental monitoring and hazard/toxic waste control. Introduces this emerging technology and its applications. Same as MIP 652 and Tran 602.

CE 603 - Introduction to Urban Transportation Planning (3 credits)
Urban travel patterns and trends; community and land activity related to transportation study techniques including survey methods, network analysis, assignment and distribution techniques. Case studies of statewide and urban areas are examined. Same as Tran 603. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 604 - Environmental Modeling in Remote Sensing (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 602 and CE 605. Advanced course consisting of three main components: review of current research and literature dealing with environmental RS/GIS, applied and computer modeling of land and oceans; case studies in RS/GIS applications, emphasizing real world environmental problems presented by outside experts; and presentation of student projects. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 605 - Research Methods in Remote Sensing (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 601 and Math 661. Major components of RS data acquisition systems, overview of image processing techniques with emphasis on neural network and traditional pattern recognition, principal component transformations, and data reduction. Emphasizes geometric and mapping aspects of RS/GIS techniques for linking RS images with spatial data, sources of error, and accuracy assessment techniques. Hands-on experience with existing hardware/software (ERDAS & GENESIS).

CE 606 - Geospatial Data Applications (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 602. The course focuses on geospatial data processing, information extraction and analysis tools. It provides visualization and decision support applications using desktop GIS software. Examples of the student projects include: Applications of integrated geospatial date in environmental, infrastructure, urban planning and homeland security. Effective From: Spring 2010

CE 610 - Construction Management (3 credits)
Prerequisite: B.S. degree in CE, technology, architecture, or related field. Managerial aspects of contracting. Study of an individual firm in relation to the entire construction industry. Topics include contractor organization and management, legal aspects of construction, and financial planning.

CE 611 - Project Planning and Control (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 610. Management tools as related to construction projects are analyzed and applied to individual projects. Emphasis is on network scheduling techniques, time-cost analysis, resource allocation and leveling, cost estimating, bidding strategy, and risk analysis.

CE 614 - Underground Construction (3 credits)
Prerequisite: undergraduate course in soil mechanics. Various aspects of underground construction, including rock and soft ground tunneling; open cut construction; underpinning; control of water; drilling and blasting rock; instrumentation; and estimating underground construction costs. Case studies and a field trip to an underground construction site will be included.

CE 615 - Infrastructure and Facilities Remediation (3 credits)
Prerequisites: graduate standing in civil engineering and basic knowledge of structures, and material science. Examines the methodology of inspection, field testing, evaluation and remediation of existing infrastructure and facilities, which include pipelines, tunnels, bridges, roadways, dams, and buildings. Typical materials distress and failure scenarios will be covered with remediation options through the use of case studies.

CE 616 - Construction Cost Estimating (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 610. Full range of construction cost-estimating methods including final bid estimates for domestic building and heavy/highway projects; computerized takeoff and estimating techniques; international construction; financial and cost reporting; databases; indices; risk; competition; performance; and profit factors.

CE 617 - Historic Preservation (3-0-3)
This course addresses the many aspects of structural preservation from both an engineering and aesthetic perspective. Course topics include: permits and regulations, an overview of architectural styles, designation of historic structures, past methods of construction, current methods of preservation and the availability of grants and funding. Knowledge gained from the course will be applied directly to course projects involving the evaluation and recommendations needed for the proposed preservation of an existing structure. Effective From: Fall 2012

CE 618 - Applied Hydrogeology (3 credits)
Prerequisites: undergraduate courses in earth science/geology, fluid mechanics, and calculus or permission of instructor. Examines ground water and contaminant movement through the subsurface environment. A basic understanding of the aquifer geology is emphasized. Hydrogeologic applications including well design, pumping tests, and computer modeling of subsurface flow, and methods to monitor and remediate contaminated groundwater are introduced.

CE 620 - Open Channel Flow (3 credits)
Prerequisite: undergraduate fluid mechanics. The principles developed in fluid mechanics are applied to flow in open channels. Steady and unsteady flow, channel controls, and transitions are considered. Application is made to natural rivers and estuaries.

CE 621 - Hydrology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: undergraduate fluid mechanics. The statistical nature of precipitation and runoff data is considered with emphasis on floods and droughts. The flow of groundwater is analyzed for various aquifers and conditions. Flood routing, watershed yield, and drainage problems are considered.

CE 622 - Coastal Engineering (3 credits)
Prerequisites: fluid mechanics and calculus. An introductory course covering basic wave theory, sediment transport and ocean circulation. The application of these principles to various coastal engineering problems will be discussed, including beach erosion, pollution transport in coastal waters, and the design of shore protection structures.

CE 623 - Groundwater Hydrology (3 credits)
Prerequisites: undergraduate fluid mechanics and computer programming, or consent of instructor. Basic principles of groundwater hydraulics; Darcian analysis of various aquifer systems; unsaturated flow into porous mediums; transport of contaminants in soil media; and mathematical models for fluid and contaminant transport. Effective From: Fall 2012

CE 625 - Public Transportation Operations and Technology (3 credits)
Prerequisite: graduate standing in a cross-listed department or instructor approval. Presentation of the technological and engineering aspects of public transportation systems. Historical development of public transportation technologies. Vehicle and right-of-way characteristics, capacity and operating strategies. Public transportation system performance. Advanced public transportation systems. Same as Tran 625. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 626 - Sediment Transport (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 341or CE 501; CE 620 or consent of the instructor. Unified treatment of sediment transport over a wide range of conditions; basic theory and application to engineering problems. Sediment transport problems associated with the analysis and design aspects of hydraulic and environmental structures, including channel stability, scouring, dredging, reservoir sedimentation, and wastewater solids are presented. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 631 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design (3 credits)
Prerequisite: an undergraduate course in theory and design of reinforced concrete. A review of basic concepts of elastic and ultimate strength theories and a study of the present design codes. Topics include: design of concrete building frames, two-way slabs, flat slabs, deep beams, and other structural elements using the above two theories.

CE 632 - Prestressed Concrete Design (3 credits)
Prerequisite: undergraduate course in theory and design of reinforced concrete. Analysis and design of pre-tensioned and post-tensioned prestressed concrete elements for both determinate and indeterminate structures will be studied. Examples of prestressed elements used in buildings and bridges will be discussed, as well as the source and magnitude of prestress losses.

CE 634 - Structural Dynamics (3 credits)
Prerequisite: undergraduate course in structural analysis. Dynamic analysis of beams, frames, and other types of structures. Practical methods developed are applied to problems such as the analysis of the effects of earthquakes on buildings and moving loads on bridges.

CE 635 - Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials (3 credits)
Prerequisites: graduate standing in civil and/or mechanical engineering and basic knowledge of structures and mechanics of materials. Basic principles of fracture mechanics to increase understanding of cracking and fracture behavior of materials and structures. Emphasis on practical applications of fracture mechanics.

CE 636 - Stability of Structures (3 credits)
Prerequisite: undergraduate course in theory of structural analysis. Topics include structural design concept; stability criteria; elastic and inelastic buckling; column buckling; lateral buckling of beams; stability of frames; stability of plates and shell; local buckling and post-buckling.

CE 637 - Short Span Bridge Design (3 credits)
Prerequisite: undergraduate courses in steel design and concrete design, and some knowledge of prestressed concrete fundamentals. Design and performance of highway and railroad bridges, particularly steel and prestressed concrete structures since they are most common in the northeast; and computer applications including bridge geometry, abutment design and composite beam design.

CE 638 - Nondestructive Testing Methods in Civil Engineering (3 credits)
Familiarizes the civil engineering student with nondestructive testing (NDT) techniques currently employed for evaluation and condition monitoring of civil structures and construction materials. Major emphasis in the application of NDT methodologies to steel, concrete, and timber as the construction material. Covers theories, principles, and testing methodologies associated with individual technologies from specific material point of view. Discusses advantages and limitations pertaining to the application of individual NDT technologies to construction materials.

CE 639 - Applied Finite Element Methods (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 332 and CIS 101. Introduction to application of finite element method to problems of structural analysis and design. Review of matrix algebra and the stiffness method of structural analysis. Applications include trusses, frames, plates, shells, and problems of plane stress/strain. Application of finite element method to design.

CE 641 - Engineering Properties of Soils (3 credits)
Prerequisite: approved undergraduate course in soil mechanics within last five years. An in-depth study of physical and mechanical properties of soils. Topics include clay mineralogy, shear behavior and compressibility of fine and coarse grained soil; and in-situ measuring techniques such as vane shear, core penetration and pressure meter. Laboratory work includes consolidation test and triaxial test, with emphasis on analysis, interpretation and application of data to design problems.

CE 642 - Foundation Engineering (3 credits)
Prerequisites: approved undergraduate courses in soil mechanics and foundation engineering. The salient aspects of shallow foundation design such as bearing capacity and settlement analyses. Topics are relevant to the deep foundation, selection of the type and the determi-nation of load bearing capacity from soil properties, load tests, and driving characteristics utilizing wave equation analyses. Earth pressure theory and retaining wall design.

CE 643 - Advanced Foundation Engineering (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 642. Lateral and earth pressure computations for the design of retaining walls, bulkheads, cellular cofferdams, and sheetpiles. Also considers the design of internal bracing systems and anchors, soil nailing and reinforced earth. Slope stability of embankments and dams.

CE 644 - Geology in Engineering (3 credits)
Prerequisites: undergraduate course in geology or permission of instructor. Geology has a significant influence on how we plan, design, and construct engineering works. This course examines how the geologic formations underlying a locale will ultimately determine land use, control structure design, and affect construction material availability. Included is a study of the various rock-forming processes and geologic agents that have shaped Earth's surface. The course also explores the role of geologic factors in assessing environmental impacts and natural hazards such as earthquakes, subsiding soils, and landslides. Case study applications and a field trip are included. Effective From: Fall 2005

CE 645 - Rock Mechanics II (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 545 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. Applications of design problems in underground structures, subways, stability of rock slopes, blasting, and seismic effects. A design project is a course requirement.

CE 646 - Geosynthetics and Soil Improvement (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 341 (see undergraduate catalog for description). Includes engineering properties of geosynthetics and their application in civil engineering, such as filtration, seepage, and erosion control; subgrade and slope stabilization. Soil improvement topics include preloading, electrokinetic stabilization, soil modification, admixtures and grouting. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 647 - Geotechnical Aspects of Solid Waste (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 341, CE 341A or equivalents (see undergraduate catalog for descriptions). Geotechnical aspects of solid waste such as municipal landfill, dredged materials, coal and incinerator ashes, identification and classification of waste materials, geological criteria for siting, laboratory and field testing, design for impoundment and isolation of waste, methods of stability analyses of landfill sites, techniques for stabilizing waste sites, leachate and gas collection and venting systems. Primary emphasis is on municipal wastes.

CE 648 - Flow Through Soils (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 641. Explains the fundamentals of fluid flow through saturated and unsaturated soils and the use of computer programs for the solution of boundary value fluid flow problems in soils. The first two-thirds of the course are devoted to flow through saturated soils. The topics are mathematical description of flow through soils, solutions for steady state and transient state fluid flow and geotechnical applications. The last one-third is devoted to flow through unsaturated soils. Topics include steady state of transient state fluid flow and a presentation of how these concepts are applied to geoenvironmental problems.

CE 650 - Urban Systems Engineering (3 credits)
Prerequisites:B.S. degree in engineering or in the physical or social with some computer programming background. Identifies the various urban problems subject to engineering analysis, and modern techinques for their solution, including inductive and deductive mathematical models, mathematical modeling and simulation, and decision making under uncertainty. Same as Tran 650. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 653 - Traffic Safety (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 660. System behavioral principles are applied to safety aspects of highway operation and design, and improvements of existing facilities. Solutions are evaluated on the basis of cost effectiveness. Same as Tran 653. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 655 - Land Use Planning (3 credits)
Spatial relations of human behavior patterns to land use; methods of employment and population studies are evaluated; location and spatial requirements are related to land use plans; and concepts of urban renewal and recreational planning are investigated by case studies. Same as MIP 655 and Tran 655. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 659 - Flexible and Rigid Pavements (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 341 or equivalent (see undergraduate catalog for description). Types of rigid (Portland cement) and flexible (bituminous) pavements. Properties of materials, including mineral aggregates. Design methods as functions of traffic load and expected life. Importance and consequences of construction methods. Maintenance and rehabilitation of deteriorated pavements. Same as Tran 659.

CE 660 - Traffic Studies and Capacity (3 credits)
Prerequisite: elementary probability and statistics. Presentation of the characteristics of the traffic stream, road users, and of vehicles, and a review of traffic flow relationships. Students are exposed to the principal methodologies followed by transportation practices to perform volume, speed, travel time, delay, accident, parking, pedestrian, transit and goods movement studies. Presentation of the principal methodologies used to perform transportation facility capacity analyses for: basic freeway sections, weaving areas, ramps and ramp junctions, multi-lane and two lane roadways, signalized and unsignalized intersections. Students get hands on experience using the highway capacity software (HCS) and SIDRA. Same as Tran 615. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 661 - Analysis and Design of Shell Structures (3 credits)
Prerequisite: undergraduate course in structural analysis. Methods of analysis and design of shell structures for building. Topics include: domes, hyperbolic paraboloids, folded plates, and cylindrical shells. Materials considered include reinforced and prestressed concrete. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 671 - Performance and Risk Analysis of Infrastructure Systems (3 credits)
This course presents a comprehensive systems approach to infrastructure asset management across areas of public and private infrastructure. Topics include the framework of integrated asset management illustrated in transportation, water and wastewater systems, the economic evaluation of infrastructure options, using life cycle cost analysis (LCCA) and cost-benefit analysis (CBA). The elements of performance measurement and modeling, including condition assessment and information management, failure and impact analysis are covered. Decision and risk analysis are covered to enable students to develop a holistic economic, performance and risk analysis approach to infrastructure management illustrated in a term project. Effective From: Fall 2007

CE 672 - Security Management of Critical Infrastructure (3 credits)
This course focuses on the areas of vulnerability assessment and security management of critical infrastructure systems. A review of techniques for facility and network modeling and performance simulation, leads to sector-specific approaches to vulnerability analysis and critical infrastructure protection strategies using a Model-Based Vulnerability Analysis (MBVA). Covered critical infrastructure systems include water supply/environmental, transportation, power and energy systems, SCADA systems, cyber-infrastructure and telecommunications. The course ends with a review of the combined use of multi-criteria analysis techniques, expert heuristic response to scenarios and network analysis techniques in a general framework for vulnerability and security management of infrastructure systems in its key aspects: prevention, warning/detection and event mitigation and response planning and execution. Effective From: Spring 2008

CE 700 - Civil Engineering Project (3 credits)
Prerequisite: student must have sufficient experience and/or graduate courses in major field to work on the project. Subject matter to be approved by the department. Permission to register must be obtained from the project advisor. Extensive investigation, analysis, or design of civil engineering problems not covered by regular graduate course work is required. A student with an exceptional project in CE 700 may, upon his/her own initiative and with the approval of his/her advisor, substitute the work of this course as the equivalent of the first 3 credits for CE 701 Master's Thesis. Students must register for 3 credits every semester until the project is completed.

CE 701 - Master's Thesis (6 credits)
The thesis is to be prepared on a subject in the student's major field approved by the department. Approval to register for thesis must be obtained from the thesis advisor. A student must register for a minimum of 3 credits per semester until completion and submittal of an approved document. Credit will be limited, however, to the 6 credits indicated for the thesis.

CE 702 - Special Topics in Civil Engineering (3 credits)
Prerequisite: advisor's approval. Topics of special current interest in civil engineering.

CE 705 - Mass Transportation Systems (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 625 and Tran 610 or IE 610. An investigation of bus, rapid transit, commuter railroad, and airplane transportation systems. Existing equipment, economics, capacity, and terminal characteristics are discussed, as well as new systems and concepts. Long- and short-range transportation systems are compared. Same as Tran 705.

CE 710 - Systems in Building Construction (3 credits)
Requirements and benefits of various building construction systems. Preliminary examination of the interrelation between design and construction. Topics include lift slab and tilt-up construction, slipforming, precasting, joist systems, modular construction, and mechanical and electrical systems. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 711 - Methods Improvement in Construction (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 610. Improved methods in construction; various techniques of work sampling and productivity measurement; and current innovations in the construction industry for increasing efficiency.

CE 720 - Water Resource Systems (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 620, CE 621. A system methodology is applied to the analysis of water resource development and operation. Topics include operational hydrology, water quality criteria, streamflow requirements, resource allocation, and economics. Mathematical models are developed and employed in the evaluation of a case study.

CE 725 - Independent Study I (3 credits)
Prerequisites: written permission from department chairperson plus courses to be prescribed by the supervising faculty member. Covers areas of study in which one or more students may be interested but which is not of sufficiently broad interest to warrant a regular course offering.

CE 726 - Independent Study II (3 credits)
Prerequisites: written permission from department chairperson plus courses to be prescribed by the supervising faculty member. Covers areas of study in which one or more students may be interested but which is not of sufficiently broad interest to warrant a regular course offering.

CE 727 - Independent Study III (3 credits)
Prerequisites: written permission from department chairperson plus courses to be prescribed by the supervising faculty member. Covers areas of study in which one or more students may be interested but which is not of sufficiently broad interest to warrant a regular course offering.

CE 730 - Plastic Analysis and Design (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 639. Theory of plasticity applied to structural design. Study of methods of predicting strength and deformation of single and multi-story steel frames in the plastic range. Comparison of plastic and prestressed concrete.

CE 733 - Design of Metal Structures (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 639 and CE 636. Methods of design of metal structural systems. Topics include combined action of unsymmetrical sections, torsion of open and closed sections, buckling of columns and plates with various end conditions, and design of curved and boxed girders.

CE 734 - Design of Tall Buildings and Space Structures (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 639 and CE 636. Design of tall buildings and space structures emphasizing framing systems, and recent developments and current research related to the design of such structures.

CE 736 - Finite Element Methods in Structural and Continuum Mechanics (3 credits)
Prerequisites: a working knowledge of computer programming, and Mech 630 and CE 630. Finite element approaches for analysis of plane stress problems, plates in flexure, shells, and three-dimensional solids; and choice of interpolation functions, convergence, and the capabilities of the methods.

CE 737 - Earthquake Engineering (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 634. Practical design solutions for resisting the damaging effects of earthquake ground motions and other severe dynamic excitations. Factors which control dynamic response in elastic and inelastic ranges, and the nature of severe dynamic excitations. Theories of structural analysis and dynamics, and modern design methodologies on the behavior of structures.

CE 738 - Advanced Matrix Analysis of Structures (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 639. Advanced topics from structural analysis, including nonlinear analysis of trusses, frames and membrane finite elements, collapse by buckling, analysis and design of fabric structures. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 739 - Structural Optimization (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 639. Application of methods of mathematical programming to problems of optimal structural design. Optimal criteria methods, discrete and continuous systems, and code design will be covered.

CE 741 - Theoretical Soil Mechanics (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 641. An advanced graduate course for Ph.D. students and interested M.S. students in Civil Engineering. Explains the fundamentals of constitutive models for soils and their use in the solution of boundary value problems. Covers the theory of elasticity and theory of plasticity as tools in developing constitutive models for soils. Introduces critical state concept for soils. The triaxial experimental behavior of soils is discussed to introduce the concept of soil flow and strength. Critical state concept and elastoplastic material concepts are incorporated in the constitutive models, models predictions will be compared with experimental results for sands and for clays. Constitutive models will incorporated into finite element codes to analyze boundary value problems such as stability of slopes and performance of footings. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 742 - Geotechnology of Earthquake Engineering (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 641. Explains the fundamentals of propagation of the earthquakes through soils to supporting structures and the use of computer programs in the solution of boundary value problems in soils. The first half is devoted to synthesis of earthquakes, mathematical formulation of the problem, measurement of applicable soil parameters, use of computer programs to solve 1-D wave propagation problems in soils with structures. The second half is devoted to soil liquefaction, soil-structure interaction, and design of machine foundations.

CE 743 - Contaminant Transport in Soils (3 credits)
Prerequisites: CE 618, CE 623 and CE 648. An advanced graduate course for Ph.D. students and interested M.S. students in civil, environmental, and chemical engineering. Explains the fundamental mechanisms involved in the organic chemical flow and transport in soils. Includes new concepts and recent findings associated with leaking underground storage tanks. First half deals with flow of nonaqueous phase liquids (NAPL) through a soil-water-air system. The second half discusses the sorption and dissolution of organics in the soil-water-air system, and transport of organics in the dissolved phase. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 751 - Transportation Design (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 603. Design problems for airports, terminals, and highway intersections and interchanges are undertaken. Same as Tran 751. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 752 - Traffic Control (3 credits)
Prerequisite: CE 660. Traffic laws and ordinances; regulatory measures; traffic control devices; markings, signs and signals; timing of isolated signals; timing and coordination of arterial signal systems; operational controls; flow, speed, parking; principles of transportation system management/administration; highway lighting; and state-of-the-art surveillance and detection devices and techniques. Hands-on experience with TRAF/NETSIM and FREESIM. Same as Tran 752. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 753 - Airport Design and Planning (3 credits)
Prerequisites: Tran 610 or EM 693 and CE 660. Planning of individual airports and statewide airport systems. Functional decision of air and landside facilities. Orientation, number and length of runways. Concepts of airport capacity. Passenger and freight terminal facility requirements. Airport access systems. FAA operating requirements. Financial, safety and security issues. Same as IE 753 and Tran 753.

CE 754 - Port Design and Planning (3 credits)
Prerequisites: Tran 610 or EM 693 and CE 660. Functional design of the water and landsides for general cargo, liquid and dry bulk, and container operations. Yard and storage systems. Port capacity in an intermodal network. Economic, regulatory, and environmental issues. Same as IE 754 and Tran 754. Effective Until: Fall 2011

CE 765 - Multi-modal Freight Transportation Systems Analysis (3 credits)
Prerequisites: Tran 610 or equivalent and CE 650 or EM 602 or equivalent. Quantitative methods for the analysis and planning of freight transportation services. The supply-performance-demand paradigm for freight transportation systems. Cost and performance as determined by system design and operations. Relationship of traffic and revenue to service levels and pricing. Optimal service design and redesign for transportation enterprises and operations planning. Fleet and facility investment planning. Applications to various modes. Same as EM 765 and Tran 765.

CE 790 - Doctoral Dissertation (3 credits)
Required of all candidates for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy. A minimum of 36 credits is required. Students must register for at least 6 credits of dissertation per semester until 36 credits are reached. Registration for additional credits may be permitted beyond the 6, with the approval of the advisor, to a maximum of 12 credits per semester. If the dissertation is not completed after 36 credits, registration for an additional 3 credits per semester is required thereafter. Registration for 3 credits is permitted during the summer session, hours to be arranged.

CE 791 - Graduate Seminar (Non-credit)
A seminar in which faculty or others present summaries of advanced topics suitable for research. Students and faculty discuss research procedures, thesis organization, and content. Students present their own research for discussion and criticism. Required of all doctoral students registered for CE 790 unless requirement is waived, in writing, by the dean of graduate studies.