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    CAE 100 - Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Design
    Introduction to engineering graphics as a problem-solving tool. Basic traditional techniques of orthographic projection, multi-view, pictorial, auxiliary views, dimensioning and tolerance, sectioning, detail drawing. Use of ANSI standards; applications in civil and architectural engineering. (1-2-2) (C) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 101 - Introduction to AutoCAD Drawing and Design
    A continuation of CAE 100. Use of PC-based CAD (Computer-Aided Drawing and Design) software for presentation and problem solving in civil and architectural engineering applications. Introduction to basic principles of design. (0-4-2) (C) Prerequisite: [(CAE 100 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 105 - Geodetic Science
    Measurement of distances and angles. Theory of errors. Study of leveling, traversing, topographic mapping, route surveying, earthwork computation, photometry, and boundary surveys. Practice in the use of tapes, levels, total stations, and PC-based methodology. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 100* with min. grade of D)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 110 - Professional Practice I
    This course is an introduction to the engineering profession. The content and delivery have been designed to challenge the student's perspective of oneself and thus make the student a better engineer. The class focus is on developing the skills to become a professional learner and a successful student, increasing team learning skills, self-reflection, enhancing ethical perception and decision making abilities, and understanding the responsibilities as an engineer. In simple terms, the student will begin to "act as an engineer acts." (0-1-1) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 111 - Professional Practice II
    This course continues the introduction to the engineering profession with further studies of team learning, specializations in engineering, enhancing ethical perception and decision making abilities, and understanding the responsibilities as an engineer. The course also looks deeply at the need for continuous innovation by studying and practicing the entrepreneurial mindset needed to create value for oneself as the student, for one's company, and for society. In simple terms, the student will begin to "act as an engineer acts" and "think like an entrepreneur thinks." (0-1-1) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 208 - Thermal-Fluids Engineering I
    Basic principles of thermodynamics applied to engineering systems using pure substances and mixtures as working fluids. Direct application of the laws of thermodynamics to analysis of closed and open systems, mass and energy flow. Extensive analysis of isentropic processes in cycles, analysis of gas mixtures and psychometrics in heating and cooling systems. Introduction to fluid mechanics and analysis of fluid statics problems. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CHEM 124 with min. grade of D, CS 104-105 with min. grade of D, MATH 251* with min. grade of D, and PHYS 123 with min. grade of D)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 209 - Thermal-Fluids Engineering II
    Complete the development of fluid mechanics and introduce and develop heat and mass transfer analysis techniques. Description and analysis of fluid kinematics, energy and momentum equations applied to internal/external flow in building engineering systems. Development and application of convection, conduction and radiation to one-, two- and three-dimensional systems in steady state and transient regimes of operation as applied to building materials and geometries. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 208 with min. grade of D and MATH 252* with min. grade of D)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 221 - Engineering Geology
    Geology and its relationship to civil engineering; minerals; rocks; soil formation; geologic structure; groundwater hydraulics; frost action in soils, landslides, shoreline erosion, bluff instability; earthquakes; air photo interpretation, soil and rock mechanics in relation to engineering geology; subsurface exploration; dams, reservoirs, tunnels; case-history illustrations. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 286 - Theory and Concept of Structural Mechanics
    Equilibrium for particles and rigid bodies. Distributed forces, centroids, centers of gravity, and moments of inertia. Free body diagrams. Application to truss structures. Kinetics of particles: Newton's Laws of motion, energy, and momentum. Kinematics of particles. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(MATH 152 with min. grade of D and PHYS 123 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 287 - Mechanics of Structural Materials
    The concepts of deformation, strain, and stress. Application of free body diagram in shear force and bending moment diagram. Elementary bending theory, normal and shear stresses in beams, and beam deflection. Axially loaded members and Euler buckling theory. Plane stress and strain, Mohr's circle, and torsion of circular sections. Combined loading. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 286 with min. grade of D) OR (MMAE 200 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 301 - Hydraulics and Hydrology
    Collection and distribution of water. Flow of fluids through orifices, weirs, venturi meters. Laminar and turbulent flow in closed conduits. Open channel flow. Model analysis using the principles of dimensional analysis. Rainfall and runoff. (2-3-3) Prerequisite: [(MATH 252* with min. grade of D)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 302 - Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics
    Fundamental concepts; fluid statics; properties of fluid in motion; fluid flows through orifices, weirs and venturi meters; laminar and turbulent flow in closed conduits; flow in open channels; turbo machinery; measurement in fluid mechanics and hydraulics. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(MATH 252 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 303 - Structural Design I
    Design loads, factors of safety; load and resistance factors for steel structures. Experimental and analytical study of steel materials subjected to various states of stress. Failure theories, yield and post-yield criteria are treated. Fatigue and facture mechanics phenomena are related to design practice. The design of tension member, beams, and columns in steel. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(MMAE 202 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 304 - Structural Analysis I
    The analysis of statically determinate trusses and frames. Determination of internal forces and calculation of deflections. Application of the principle of virtual work and energy methods. Column stability. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(MATH 252 with min. grade of D and MMAE 202 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 307 - Structural Design II
    Design loads, factor of safety, load and resistance factors for concrete structures. Properties of concrete-making materials and the proportioning of concrete mixtures. Experimental and analytical study of plain and reinforced concrete subjected to various states of stress. Failure theories and the ultimate strength of plain and reinforced concrete structural components. The design of beams, columns, and slabs in reinforced concrete. (2-3-3) (C)(D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 304 with min. grade of D and CAE 315* with min. grade of D)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 310 - Structural Analysis II
    The analysis of statically indeterminate frames. Application of classical methods including superposition, slope deflection, and moment distribution. Introduction to the direct stiffness method and computer analysis of structures. Instructor's consent may be granted to students who do not meet the prerequisite. (2-5-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 304 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 312 - Engineering Systems Analysis
    Applications of engineering and economic concepts and analysis to civil engineering systems; practical applications of elementary probability and statistics, operations research and economics in civil engineering. Instructor's consent may be granted to students who do not meet the prerequisite. (3-0-3) (C) Prerequisite: [(MATH 251 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 315 - Materials of Construction
    Physical principles of elastic and plastic deformation of construction. Mechanical testing methods including tensile, compressive, toughness, creep and fatigue. Properties of concrete, wood, iron and steel and other construction materials. The emphasis is on concepts from solid mechanics which explain the behavior of materials to the extent needed in the design of load-bearing constructs. (2-3-3) (C) Prerequisite: [(MMAE 202 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 323 - Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering
    Physical and mechanical properties of soil; elementary principles of soil identification and testing. Principles of soil permeability and seepage, consolidation, failure theories, earth pressures, and bearing capacity. Laboratory included. (2-3-3) (C) Prerequisite: [(MMAE 202 with min. grade of D)] AND [(CAE 209 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 301 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 302 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 331 - Building Science
    Study of the physical interaction of climate (humidity, temperature, wind, sun, rain, snow, etc.) and buildings. Topics include psychrometrics, indoor air quality, indoor thermal comfort, heat transfer, air infiltration, solar insolation, and heating and cooling load calculation. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 209 with min. grade of D) OR (CHE 302 with min. grade of D) OR (MMAE 322 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 334 - Illumination and Acoustics
    General introduction to the aural and visual environment. Subjective and objective scales of measurement. Laws of psychophysics. Introduction to vibration. The hearing mechanism. Transfer of sound. Passive control of noise in buildings, transmission loss. Absorption and reverberation time. Active control of the aural environment. Visual perception. Photometry, brightness, luminance and illumination. Natural lighting of buildings. Artificial lighting. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(PHYS 200 with min. grade of D) OR (PHYS 221 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 383 - Electrical and Electronic Circuits
    Introduction to electrical and electronic circuits. AC and DC steady state and transient network analysis. Phasors, AC and Three Phase Power. Diodes, transistors, and operational amplifiers. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(MATH 252 with min. grade of D and PHYS 221 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 403 - Sound and Vibration Control in Buildings
    Basic sound physics and sound propagation in enclosed spaces. Sound and vibration sources in and out of buildings. Theories of sound transmission through building elements. Effects of noise and vibration on man and buildings, criteria and standards. Design of noise control systems. Calculation of airborne and impact sound insulation. Noise and vibration control implementations in various indoor spaces, such as residential units, offices, schools and mechanical rooms. (2-1-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 334 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 408 - Bridge and Structural Design
    Design of modern bridges, bridge design requirements, LRFD approach, seismic and wind effects, fatigue in bridges, support design. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 431* with min. grade of D)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 409 - Analysis and Design of Acoustic Perfomance Spaces
    This course will discuss the design of acoustic spaces such as conference rooms, classrooms, lecture halls, music halls, theater, churches, recording studio, and home theater. Course covers the selection and determination of appropriate steady state, spatial, and temporal acoustic measures such as background noise levels, reverberation time, speech transmission index, and interaural cross correlation, as well as the selection of building materials and layout of rooms to meet those requirements. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 334 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 403 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 410 - Introduction to Wind and Earthquake Engineering
    Kinematics of Particles, Newton's laws of motion, energy and momentum. Kinematics of rigid bodies. Fundamentals of free, forced, and transient vibration of single and multi-degree of freedom structures. Analysis and design of structures for wind and earthquake loadings. Building code requirements. Instructor's consent may be granted to students who do not meet the prerequisite. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 310 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 412 - Traffic Engineering Studies and Design
    Basic traffic engineering studies including traffic volume, speed, accident, and parking studies. Capacity and analysis for various traffic facilities. Design of traffic control devices. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 415 - Pavement Design, Construction and Maintenance
    Pavement types, stresses in flexible and rigid pavements, vehicle pavement interaction. Mathematical models for pavement systems, sub grade support, design of flexible and rigid pavements. Construction procedure, drainage considerations, environmental effects. Rehabilitation and maintenance of pavements. (3-3-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 323 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 416 - Facility Design of Transportation Systems
    Design and analysis of facilities of transportation systems. Integration of select transportation components and their interrelationships. Design of specific facilities: guide ways, terminals, and other elements for railroads, airports, and harbors. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 417 - Railroad Engineering and Design
    History of railroad industry. Train operation, train make-up, and handling. Design and analysis of railroad track structure, track irregularities, and their representation. Vehicle/track interaction and dynamic problems associated with it. Performance of railway vehicles. (3-0-3) (C)(D) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 419 - Introduction to Transportation Engineering and Design
    Highway functions, design controls and criteria, element of design, cross-section elements, local roads and streets, at-grade intersections, grade separation and interchanges, highway capacity analysis, and introduction to pavement management. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 420 - Dynamics of Structures
    Fundamentals of free, forced, and transient vibration of single and multi-degree of freedom structures, including damping of lumped and distributed parameters systems. Time, frequency and approximate methods of analysis. Application of numerical methods in time and frequency domain. Response spectra, normal modes, coupling and normal coordinates, and an introduction to earthquake engineering. Instructor's consent may be granted to students who do not meet the prerequisite. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 310 with min. grade of D and MMAE 305 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 421 - Risk Assessment Engineering
    Description and concept of risk, relationship between the likelihood of loss and the impact of loss, engineering hazards assessment and risk identification and evaluation using fault tree analysis, failure mode and effect analysis, etc., risk analyses applications with practical statistics. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 422 - Sprinklers, Standpipes, Fire Pumps, Special Suppression, and Detection Systems
    Review and introduction to fluid dynamics applied to sprinklers, standpipes, fire pumps, and special suppression systems; hydraulic design criteria and procedures for sprinklers requirements, standpipes, fire pumps, special suppression systems, and detection and alarm systems using nationally recognized design (National Fire Protection Association) standards, water supply requirement systems and distributions. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 209 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 301 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 302 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 424 - Introduction to Fire Dynamics
    Introduction to fire, physics and chemistry, and mass and heat transfer principles, fire fluid mechanic fundamentals, fundamentals and requirements of the burning of materials (gases, liquids, and solids), fire phenomena in enclosures such as pre-flashover and post-flashover. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 209)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 425 - Fire Protection and Life Safety in Building Design
    Fundamentals of building design for fire and life safety. Emphasis on a systematic design approach. Basic considerations of building codes, fire loading, fire resistance, exit design, protective systems, and other fire protection systems. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 430 - Probability Concepts in Civil Engineering Design
    Introduction to probability, modeling, and identification of nondeterministic problems in civil engineering. Development of stochastic concepts and simulation models and their relevance to design and decision problems in various areas of civil engineering. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(MATH 252 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 431 - Steel Design
    Design of steel beams, plate girders, and beam columns. Bolted and welded connections. Design of typical frame systems. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 303 with min. grade of D, CAE 310 with min. grade of D, and CAE 315* with min. grade of D)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 432 - Concrete and Foundation Design
    Design of reinforced concrete building frames and continuous structures. Design of girders, slabs, columns, foundations, and retaining walls. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 307 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 433 - Repair of Existing Building Structures
    Building repair and retrofit issues are discussed. Specific requirements of a building for repair and/or reconstruction are emphasized. Methods of assessing building conditions, including forensic structural engineering are covered. Repair and strengthening methods based on types of materials (steel, concrete, masonry, timber), occupancy and function (residential, commercial), and building values are covered along with demonstration case studies and illustrative examples. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 431 with min. grade of D and CAE 432 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 435 - Experimental Analysis of Structures
    The analysis of structures (prototypes) with the aid of models constructed from metal, wood, plastics, and other materials. Geometrical, mathematical, demonstration, graphical and direct and indirect models will be treated. Comparisons of experimental results with results from computer models will be made. Similitude and the theory of models will be treated. Individual and group project work will be emphasized. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 304 with min. grade of D and CAE 310 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 351 with min. grade of D and CAE 352 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 436 - Design of Masonry and Timber Structures
    Design of unreinforced and reinforced masonry structural elements and structures. Serviceability and ultimate capacity design. Seismic response, resistance, and design. Design of wood columns and bending members. Mechanical fasteners and connectors. Instructor's consent may be granted to students who do not meet the prerequisite. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 307 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 437 - Homeland Security Concerns in Engineering Systems
    Review of blast effects produced by solid phase weapons and their effects on structures and people. Estimation of the risk of threats to security of public and private systems and facilities. Review of simplified structural methods for the analysis and design of structures to meet homeland security concerns and procedures to minimize casualties. Analysis of post-attack fires and how to prevent them. Examination of potential risk to security of infrastructure systems. Development of contingency plans to include evacuation preparedness at time of emergency. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 439 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    Geographic information system (GIS) technology allows databases which display and query information in new ways. This course will teach general GIS and GPS skills and concepts, useful to students and practitioners in a variety of disciplines. Students will complete a final GIS project relevant to their field of study. This hands-on class will use ESRI's Arc View and Spatial Analyst products, as well as Trimble GeoExplorer GPS units. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 442 - Finite Element Methods in Framed Structures
    Basic principles and review of elasticity, energy methods, stiffness method, element stiffness matrix, finite elements applications in frames, trusses, curved and non-prismatic and plate structures, convergence of finite element models, practical problems. Instructor's consent may be granted to students who do not meet the prerequisite. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 310 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 457 - Geotechnical Foundation Design
    Methods of subsoil exploration. Study of types and methods of design and construction of foundations for structures, including single and combined footings, mats, piles, caissons, retaining walls, and underpinning. Drainage and stabilization. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 301 with min. grade of D and CAE 323 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 461 - Plumbing and Fire Protection Design
    Study of plumbing systems, water supply, and venting systems. Study of fire protection systems for buildings including pipe sizing, pumps, sprinklers, gravity and pressure vessels, and controls. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 209 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 302 with min. grade of D) OR (MMAE 310 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 463 - Building Enclosure Design
    Design of building exteriors, including the control of heat flow, air and moisture penetration, building movements, and deterioration. Study of the principle of rain screen walls and of energy conserving designs. Analytical techniques and building codes are discussed through case studies and design projects. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 331 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 464 - HVAC Systems Design
    Study of the fundamental principles and engineering procedures for the design of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems; HVAC system characteristics; system and equipment selection; duct design and layout. Attention is given to energy conservation techniques and computer applications. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 331 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 513 with min. grade of C) OR (MMAE 322 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 465 - Building Energy Conservation Technologies
    Identification of the optimal energy performance achievable with various types of buildings and service systems. Reduction of infiltration. Control systems and strategies to achieve optimal energy performance. Effective utilization of daylight, heat pumps, passive and active solar heaters, heat storage and heat pipes in new and old buildings. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 331 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 531 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 466 - Building Electrical Systems Design
    Study of the analysis and design of electrical systems in buildings utilizing the National Electric Code. Topics include AC, DC, single-phase and three-phase circuits, transients, branch circuits, panel boards, system sizing, fault calculations and overcurrent protection design. Also studies the design and specification of emergency power backup and alternative power systems. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 383 with min. grade of D) OR (ECE 213 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 467 - Lighting Systems Design
    An intensive study of the calculation techniques and qualitative aspects of good luminous design. Topics covered include: photometric quantities and color theory, visual perception, standards, daylight and artificial illumination systems, radiative transfer, fixture and lamp characteristics, control devices, and energy conservation techniques. Design problems, field measurements, computer, and other models will be used to explore major topics. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 334 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 468 - Architectural Design
    Architectural Design is the first of a two-part sequence of architectural design and planning for architectural engineers. Students learn the basic theory and practice of the architectural design process from the architect's perspective. Topics include the logical process of architectural design development, integration of code requirement, design approach, and architectural presentation techniques taught through lecture and lab instruction. (2-1-2) Prerequisite: [(CAE 331 with min. grade of D and CAE 334 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 469 - Architectural Studio
    Architectural Studio is the second of a two part sequence of architectural design and planning for architectural engineers. Students learn the basic theory and practice of the Architectural Design Process from the architect's perspective. Topics include the Logical Process of Architectural Design Development, Design Approach, and Architectural Presentation Techniques taught through Studio instruction. (0-4-2) Prerequisite: [(CAE 468 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 470 - Construction Methods and Cost Estimating
    The role of estimating in construction contract administration. Types of estimates. Unit costs and production rates; job costs. Preparing bid for complete building project using manual methods and the CSI format; checking quantity take-off and cost estimating in selected divisions using a computer package. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 471 - Construction Planning and Scheduling
    Planning, scheduling, and progress control of construction operations. Critical Path Method and PERT. Resource leveling of personnel, equipment, and materials. Financial control/hauling of construction projects. Impact of delay on precedence networks. Construction contract administration. Computer applications. (3-0-3) (C)(D) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 472 - Construction Site Operation
    Construction site layout and mobilization. Liabilities of the parties. Methods of construction. Concrete form design and fabrication. Scaffolding, temporary facilities, and equipment. Safety on sites. Introduction to construction productivity. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 473 - Construction Contract Administration
    Characteristics of the construction industry. Project delivery systems. Duties and liabilities of the parties at the pre-contract stage. Bidding. Contract administration including duties and liabilities of the parties regarding payments, retainage, substantial and final completion, scheduling and time extensions, change orders, changed conditions, suspension of work, contract termination, and resolution of disputes. Contract bonds. Managing the construction company. Labor law and labor relations. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 482 - Hydraulic Design of Open Channel Systems
    Uniform flow design; backwater profiles in natural streams; gradually varied flow practical problems; spatially varied flow; flow through nonprismatic and nonlinear channels; gradually varied unsteady flow; rapidly varied unsteady flow; flood routing; numerical solutions of open channels. (3-0-3) (D) Prerequisite: [(CAE 301 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 486 - Soil and Site Improvement
    Theory of water flow through porous media. Site improvement techniques including grading and drainage, dewatering, reinforcement, and slurry trenches. Soil improvement techniques including replacement, in situ compaction, preloading and subsurface drainage, grouting, freezing, prewetting, and heating. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 323 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 491 - Undergraduate Research
    Special research problems in civil and architectural engineering under individual supervision of instructor. Seminar presentation is required. (Credit: Variable; maximum 4 credit hours). Prerequisite: Senior standing, minimum GPA of 3.0, and consent of the instructor. (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 495 - Capstone Senior Design
    A group project requiring the integration of multiple engineering disciplines to satisfy client requirements for a real engineering proejct. Students will be required to demonstrate mastery in the application of numerous engineering disciplines to a project, work as a member of an integrated engineering team, and demonstrate the ability to understand and communicate engineering solutions to a client verbally, visually, and in written form. Course is required to satisfy ABET program objectives. (3-1-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 497 - Special Project
    Special design project under individual supervision of instructor. Prerequisite: Senior standing, minimum GPA of 3.0, and consent of instructor. (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EG 204 - Blueprint Reading for Machine Industries
    Industrial prints, views of objects, analysis of edges and surfaces, sectional views, auxiliary views, screw threads and fasteners, dimensioning, shop processes, and welding representation. (1-3-2) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EG 224 - Blueprint Reading for Building Trades
    Analysis of building construction drawings and details, dimensioning, shop processes, use of symbols and conventions, material takeoff, and elementary estimating. (1-3-2) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EG 225 - Engineering Graphics for Non-Engineers
    Designed for students in business, liberal arts and non-technical programs. Basic drafting techniques and applications, lettering, geometric constructions, charts and graphs, technical sketching, multiview projection, pictorial drawings, dimensioning, blueprint reading and working drawings. Introduction to computer graphics. Credit for this course is not applicable to an engineering degree. (2-1-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EG 305 - Advanced Engineering Graphics and Design
    Advanced study of auxiliary views and sectioning, gears and cams, threads and fasteners, working drawings, assembly drawings, electronic drafting, ANSI drafting standards, and computer-aided drawing and design. Engineering design project. (2-1-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 101 with min. grade of D) OR (EG 105 with min. grade of D) OR (MMAE 232 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 306 - Engineering Descriptive Geometry
    Graphic solutions of problems involving point, line, and plane relationships by auxiliary views and revolutions. Developments and intersections of surfaces. Parallelism and perpendicularity, vectors, mining and civil engineering applications. Shades and shadows, conics, map projection and spherical triangles. Emphasis on applications which promote visualization and introduce new engineering experiences. Applications of computers to problem solving. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 101 with min. grade of D) OR (EG 105 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 308 - Architectural Drawing I
    Elements of architectural drafting. Lettering, symbols, plan layout, and elementary design in basic materials. Standard details of windows, doors, floors, roofs, stairs, framing. Perspective sketching. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EG 309 - Architectural Drawing II
    A continuation of EG 308, with more complicated layout problems of residential, small commercial, and industrial buildings. Detailed study of functions of the building. Methods of construction and use of materials and simple perspectives. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 308 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 310 - Architectural Drawing III
    Individual problems assigned to each student; each project developed from schematic plan through all stages of design, including sketches, working drawings, and presentation drawings; perspective drawing with rendering in all media. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 309 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 312 - Architectural Freehand Drawing
    Accurate and rapid sketching, with special emphasis on architectural forms, proportions, perspective; pencil, crayon, chalk, and brush techniques; simple composition problems. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EG 313 - Architectural Detailing
    Comprises design and drawing and the fitting together of various materials used in erecting and finishing contemporary and traditional buildings. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 309 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 325 - Advanced Engineering Graphics for Non Engineers
    Threads and fasteners, sectioning and auxiliary views, limit dimensioning, detail and assembly drawings, data representation, principles of descriptive geometry, manufacturing processes and computer graphics/CAD. Credit for this course is not applicable to an engineering degree. (2-1-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 225 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 329 - Graphic Representation for Non-Engineers
    Basic techniques of graphics applied to communications and report writing. Use of computer graphics to generate charts and graphs including line charts, two- and three-dimensional bar charts, and pie charts. Integration of graphical presentations into technical and business reports. Credit for this course is not applicable to an engineering degree. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 225 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 405 - Mechanical Design Graphics
    Basic concepts of mechanical design and analysis. Advanced design layouts, details, assemblies, tolerance systems, surface finish control, materials, processes, ANSI drafting standards, engineering design processes, systems and procedures, application of computers to design, and CAD/CAM. Requires junior standing. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 305 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 406 - Technical and Pictorial Illustration
    Theory and construction of parallel and perspective pictorial projections, axonometric and oblique projections, parallel and angular perspective. Exploded pictorial assemblies. Basic rendering techniques used in technical illustration. Introduction to computer-generated pictorials. Requires junior standing. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 101 with min. grade of D) OR (EG 105 with min. grade of D) OR (MMAE 232 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 409 - Computer-Generated Pictorial Projections
    Study of computer-generated representations of three-dimensional objects. Projections include multiview, perspective, axonometric (isometric, dimetric, and trimetric), and oblique. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 406 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 419 - Computer Graphics in Engineering
    Techniques of PC-based (AutoCAD) computer-aided drawing and design. Study of computer graphic hardware and software systems through demonstrations and use. Both 2D and 3D representation of components and assemblies from various engineering disciplines. Requires junior standing. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 101 with min. grade of D) OR (EG 105 with min. grade of D) OR (MMAE 232 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 425 - Computer Graphics for Non-Engineers
    Principles and applications of computer graphics in business and nontechnical fields. Study of computer graphics hardware and software systems. Use of computer in producing charts, graphs, and technical drawings. Use of PC-CAD in problem solving and design. Credit for this course is not applicable to an engineering degree. Requires junior standing. (2-1-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 325 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 429 - Computer Graphics for Desktop Publishing
    Integration of computer graphic-generated images into technical and business reports produced with popular desktop publishing software. Emphasis on creation and selection of graphical presentations for optimum readability. Scanning and retouching techniques for two- and three-dimensional presentations. Introduction to multi-media and slide presentations. Credit for this course is not applicable to an engineering degree. Junior standing required. (2-2-3) Prerequisite: [(EG 329 with min. grade of D)] Corequisite: None
    EG 430 - Introduction to Building Information Modeling
    Fundamentals and practical use of information technologies in design; basic concepts of building information modeling (BIM); review of software and technology available for BIM; practical use of BIM in design for creating a site, viewing a model, starting a project, working in the AutoDesk "Revit" Environment, adding basic building elements to a project, conceptual energy analysis, designing a preliminary layout, and presenting a project. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EG 497 - Special Problems
    Special problems. Requires junior standing. (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EMGT 363 - Creativity, Inventions, and Entrepreneurship for Engineers and Scientists
    This course will introduce students to theories, processes, and best practices that invoke creativity, innovation, inventions, and entrepreneurship in engineers and scientists to create a patentable technology by the end of the semester. Skills will be developed in understanding and searching for patents, learning and applying brainstorming, team learning, exploring deep needs, market and industry analysis, finding "white space," and creating effective elevator pitches for your idea. Students will learn to support and pitch the need, uniqueness of their approach, cost versus benefits, competition, and alternatives so their ideas can take advantage of the exponential economy. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EMGT 406 - Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Management
    This course intends to introduce and develop a number of diversified professional skills necessary for success in an engineering research and development environment. Selected topics in the areas of technology entrepreneurship, opportunity assessment, creativity and innovation, project management, management of organizational change, and entrepreneurial leadership are discussed. Significant effort is placed on understanding and managing intellectual property. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    EMGT 470 - Project Management
    Introduction and practice of project form of organization for accomplishing tasks in engineering firms. Develops the attributes required of a project manager. Introduction to project management form most appropriate for engineering tasks, evaluating projects for funding, establishing planning, budgeting, and initiation process, extensive analysis of scheduling techniques, resource allocation during scheduling, monitoring project progress, the project control cycle, avoiding scope creep, auditing projects and completion of the project. The case study method is used throughout the class to provide students experiential-learning opportunities. This class cannot be substituted for courses in the construction management major in CAEE. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 296 - Introduction to IPRO
    Introduction to process design. Performance of selected design tasks in project groups. Practice with process design software. (0-2-1) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 310 - Introduction to Environmental Engineering
    Principles and applications of engineering processes for air and water pollution control. Topics include environmental resource management and methods for environmental quality control including identification of pollution sources, effects, and controls. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 401 - Introduction to Water-Resources Engineering
    Principles of hydraulics and water demand projections as used in the design of reservoirs, water distribution systems, and storm and sanitary sewers; aspects of water resource management and environmental engineering economics. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 404 - Water and Wastewater Engineering
    Principles and applications of physical, chemical, and biological processes for water and waste purification. Design of engineering treatment systems to meet water quality and effluent standards. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 426 - Statistical Tools for Engineers
    Descriptive statistics and graphs, probability distributions, random sampling, independence, significance tests, design of experiments, regression, time series analysis, statistical process control, and introduction to multivariate analysis. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 463 - Introduction to Air Pollution Control
    Air pollution sources and characteristics of source emissions, atmospheric reactions, effects of pollutants, and techniques of emission control; legal and administrative aspects of air pollution control. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 476 - Engineering Control of Industrial Hazards
    Design of control systems to enhance occupational safety and health; how to recognize and control existing or potential safety and health hazards. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(ENVE 426* with min. grade of D)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    ENVE 485 - Industrial Ecology
    Industrial Ecology is the study of how to manage human activity on a sustainable basis. It is an interdisciplinary field involving technology (sciences and engineering), public policy and regulatory issues, and business administration. The overall goal of this course is to promote creative and comprehensive problem solving through the application of Industrial Ecology tools such as Industrial Metabolism, Input-Output Analysis, Life Cycle Assessment, Accounting, and Design for the Environment. Same as EM 507. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None

    Graduate

    CAE 502 - Acoustics and Lighting
    General introduction to the aural and visual environment. Subjective and objective scales of measurement. Laws of psychophysics. Introduction to vibration. The hearing mechanism. Transfer of sound. Passive control of noise in buildings, transmission loss. Absorption and reverberation time. Active control of the aural environment. Visual perception. Photometry, brightness, luminance and illumination. Natural lighting of buildings. Artificial lighting. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 503 - Advanced Structural Analysis
    Introduction to the mechanics of solids. Energy methods and the calculus of variations. Ritz/Galerkin approximation methods. Introductory discussions on elastic stability and plate analyses. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 310) OR (MMAE 501*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 504 - Seismic Retrofit and Earthquake Hazard Reduction
    Selection of site-dependent earthquake for retrofit. Strength and ductility of aging structures. Cyclic behavior and modeling of structures under seismic loading. Performance-based retrofit criteria. Evaluating earthquake vulnerability of existing buildings and bridges. Upgrading lateral load-carrying systems. Conceptual basis for seismic isolation and energy-absorbing techniques and their applications in earthquake hazard reduction in existing bridges and buildings. Selection of retrofit methods. Case studies of seismic retrofit of typical buildings, bridges, and industrial facilities using strength upgrading, energy dissipation devices, and base isolation. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 410 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 420 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 582) OR (CAE 583)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 506 - Building Envelope Rehabilitation
    Repair and rehabilitation of existing building exterior envelopes. The course will include problem identification, investigative techniques, repair methods, preparation of remedial design documents and general management of rehabilitation projects. Types of constructions include buildings, exterior walls, facades, cladding, roofing, plazas and others. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 507 - Control of Sound & Vibration in Buildings
    Basic sound physics and sound propagation in enclosed spaces. Sound and vibration sources in and out of buildings. Theories of sound transmission through building elements. Effects of noise and vibration on man and buildings, criteria and standards. Design of noise control systems. Calculation of airborne and impact sound insulation. Noise and vibration control implementations in various indoor spaces, such as residential units, offices, schools and mechanical rooms. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 502)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 508 - Bridge Inspctn,Rehab,Rpr&Mgmt
    Specifications for bridge design and evaluation. Advanced bridge design topics such as seismic load design. Bridge condition rating. Bridge load rating. Steel bridge fatigue evaluation. Bridge management systems. Life cycle analyses. Use of high performance materials in bridge engineering. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 509 - Anlys&Dsgn of Acoustic Spaces
    This course will discuss the design of acoustic spaces such as conference rooms, classrooms, lecture halls, music halls, theater, churches, recording studio, and home theater. Course covers the selection and determination of appropriate steady state, spatial, and temporal acoustic measures such as background noise levels, reverberation time, speech transmission index, and interaural cross correlation, as well as the selection of building materials and layout of rooms to meet those requirements. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 502) OR (CAE 542)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 510 - Dynamics of Fire
    Introduction to fire, physics and chemistry, and mass and heat transfer principles, fire fluid mechanic fundamentals, fundamentals and requirements of the burning of materials (gases, liquids, & solids), fire phenomena in enclosures such as pre-flashover and post-flashover. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 511 - Fire Protection of Buildings
    Fundamentals of building design for fire and life safety. Emphasis on a systematic design approach. Basic considerations of building codes, fire loading, fire resistance, exit design, protective systems & other fire protection systems. For architects, and engineers not majoring in fire protection and safety engineering. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 512 - Computer Modeling of Fire
    Introduction to fire heat transfer processes and fire testing materials; application of a set of quantitative engineering tools (fire models) to construct a description of conditions that occur or might occur during the course of a fire; life and structural impacts from hostile fires in buildings. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 513 - Building Science
    Study of the physical interaction of climate (humidity, temperature, wind, sun, rain, snow, etc.) and buildings. Topics include psychrometrics, indoor air quality, indoor thermal comfort, heat transfer, air infiltration, solar insolation, and heating and cooling load calculation. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 514 - Mathematical Methods for Structural Engineering
    Matrices, linear spaces and transformations, eigen value problems. First-order differential equations for structural dynamics. Calculus of variations and variational principles for dynamics and statics. Rayleigh-Ritz method, finite element approximations, Newmark-Beta method, Green's Function, and Duhamel Integral. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 518 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete
    Mechanical properties of hardened concrete, including creep phenomena. Ultimate strength of columns, beams and beam-columns. Introduction to limit analysis of frames and yield-line analysis of plates. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 432*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 520 - Buckling of Structures
    Review of simple column buckling for various conditions. Basic considerations of stable and unstable equilibrium. Determination of buckling loads of columns with variable cross-section. Analysis of elastic stability of framed structures. Approximate solutions of more complicated problems by various numerical and energy methods. Analysis of lateral and torsional stability of beams and beam-columns. Stability in the inelastic range of columns. Buckling of plates and cylindrical shells. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 310 and CAE 431)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 521 - Building Illumination Design
    An intensive study of the calculation techniques and qualitative aspects of good luminous design. Topics covered include photometric quantities and color theory, visual perception, standards, daylight and artificial illumination systems, radiative transfer, fixture and lamp characteristics, control devices and energy conservation techniques. Design problems, field measurements, computer and other models will be used to explore the major topics. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 502) OR (CAE 542)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 522 - Structural Model Analysis
    Theory of measurements, statistics, similitude, and model laws and the usefulness of structural models. Displacement and strain measurement techniques. Theory and practice of indirect model analysis. Theory and practice of direct model techniques, including photo elasticity and moir? methods. (2-2-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 503)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 523 - Statistical Analysis of Engineering Data
    Review of probability, random variables, distribution models, estimation of statistical parameters and testing validity of distribution models. Analysis of variance (ANOVA), hypothesis testing, correlation analysis, multiple range tests, pairwise comparisons, data compilation using unconventional sources, such as using simulations, expert opinion and cycle-counting methods. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 524 - Building Enclosure Design
    Design of building exteriors, including the control of heat flow, air and moisture penetration, building movements, and deterioration. Study of the principle of rain screen walls and of energy conserving designs. Analytical techniques and building codes are discussed through case studies and design projects. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 513) OR (CAE 531)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 525 - Advanced Steel/Composite Structures
    Torsion and web openings. Behavior and design of rigid and semi rigid beam-to-column connections and base plates. Inelastic behavior of steel and composite members and systems under severe cyclic loading. Design of steel-concrete composite and hybrid systems. P-delta effect and design considerations for system stability. Design of special and ordinary moment-resisting frames. Design of concentrically and eccentrically braced frames. Design of bracing for stability. Plate girders. Fatigue and fracture. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 431*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 526 - Energy Conservation Design in Buildings
    Identification of the optimal energy performance achievable with various types of buildings and service systems. Reduction of infiltration. Control systems and strategies to achieve optimal energy performance. Effective utilization of daylight, heat pumps, passive and active solar heaters, heat storage and heat pipes in new and old buildings. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 331) OR (CAE 513)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 527 - Control of Building Environmental Systems
    Introduction to automatic control systems. Control issues related to energy conservation, indoor air quality and thermal comfort in buildings. Classification of HVAC control systems. Control systems hardware: selection & sizing of sensors, actuators & controllers. Practical HVAC control systems; elementary local loop and complete control systems. Case studies. Computer applications. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 513) OR (CAE 531)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 528 - Building Electrical Systems Design
    Study of the analysis and design of electrical systems in buildings utilizing the National Electric Code. Topics include AC, DC, single phase and three-phase circuits, transients, branch circuits, panel boards, system sizing, fault calculations and overcurrent protection design. Also studies the design and specification of emergency power backup and alternative power systems. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 530 - Finite Element Method of Analysis
    Covers advanced and special topics in finite element analysis such as finite element-boundary element method, plates, and shell analysis using finite elements and stochastic finite elements. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 442)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 532 - Analysis of Plates and Shells
    Exact and approximate stress analysis of elastic, isotropic plates of various shapes acted upon by forces in their plane, as well as transverse forces. Stability of plates with various edge conditions, orthotropic plates, elastically supported plates and simple cylinders. Approximate methods such as finite differences, finite elements and the methods of Ritz and Galerkin. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 442*) OR (MMAE 501*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 533 - Theory and Analysis of Thin Shells
    Differential geometry of surfaces. Elastic theory of general shells with nonorthogonal curvilinear coordinates. Specialization to cylindrical shells, shells of revolution and translational shells. Exact and approximate solutions applied to the bending membrane theories of thin shells. Approximate methods including finite differences, finite elements and methods associated with Ritz, Galerkin, Puchler and Gaeckler. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 442*) OR (MMAE 501*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 534 - Computational Techniques in Finite Element Analysis
    Survey of numerical methods as applied to FEM software. Database management, equation solvers, eigen value routines and schemes for direct integration (both implicit/explicit), all as employed in the development of a finite element program. Topics covered also include band and front minimizers, static and dynamic substructuring via super elements and sensitivity studies. Same as MAE 538. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 442*) OR (MMAE 501*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 535 - Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis
    FEM as applied to nonlinear problems. Contact problems, the mechanics of large deformation, full and updated Lagrange formulations, review of plasticity, solution algorithms, Eulerian approaches, application to FEM to limit analysis. Same as MAE 539. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 442) OR (MMAE 501)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 537 - Homeland Security Concerns in Building Designs
    Review of blat effects produced by solid phase weapons and their effects on structures and people. Estimation of the risk of a terrorist attack and the corresponding threat. Review of simplified methods for the analysis and design of structures to meet homeland security concerns and procedures to minimize casualties. Analysis of post event fires and how to prevent them. Review of security measures to minimize the effects of blast on buildings and people. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 539 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    Geographic information system (GIS) technology allows users to combine tabular information with maps, creating powerful spatial databases which display and query information in new ways. This course will teach general GIS and GPS skills and concepts, useful to students and practitioners in a variety of disciplines. Students will complete a final GIS project relevant to their field of study. This hands-on class will use ESRI's ArcView and Spatial Analyst products, as well as Trimble GeoExplorer GPS units. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 540 - Asphalt and Concrete Mix Design
    Types of asphalt and physical properties of asphalt. Types of mixes: dense graded, open graded, base courses, and maintenance mixes. Types of pavement structures and hot mix asphalt placement. Aggregate physical properties, tests, and blending. Maintenance and rehabilitation materials. Mixture design procedures, including Marshall and Hveem procedures, and weight-volume relationships. Evaluation of mixture properties, engineering property's importance to performance, resilient modulus, fatigue, and creep testing, and thermal cracking properties. Laboratory included. (2-3-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 541 - Pavement Evaluation and Management
    Pavement management systems (PMS) concepts, network definition, condition survey, pavement condition index (PCI), non-destructive deflection testing (NDT), measurement of roughness and skid resistance, micropaver PMS, PMS implementation, project and network-level management, maintenance alternatives, development of annual and long-range work plans. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 543 - Demand Models Urban Transportation
    Fundamental theory of supply and demand, transportation economics, network equilibrium, land use and transportation equilibrium. Demand models: trip generation, geographical distribution, mode split, route assignment, the direct-demand model and disaggregate-behavioral-demand models. Special properties of models. Relationships among models. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 416)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 544 - Urban Transportation Planning
    Exploration of the goals of urban transportation. Program planning in relating transportation technology to social, economic and environmental systems. Systems analysis in forecasting travel demand and evaluating alternatives in transportation planning. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 545 - Traffic Operations and Flow Theory
    Studies of space and time distribution of speed and other traffic characteristics in the transportation network. Macro- and micro traffic flow theories. Simulation in traffic systems. Application of flow theories to traffic control and operations. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 546 - Public Transportation Systems
    Operational and economic characteristics of urban systems. Transit planning process: demand for transit, transit routing, transit scheduling, network design. Improvements of existing systems and exploration of new technologies. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 547 - Advanced Traffic Engineering
    Data collection, statistical analysis and interpretation of traffic information. Advanced traffic engineering topics, such as signaling, street-and-highway capacity analysis; accident and safety research. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 548 - Transportation Systems Management
    Transportation as a system. Problems of traffic congestion, land use/transportation intersection; intersection control; freeway and arterial incident management; safety considerations; evaluation of strategies; case studies. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 419*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 549 - Transportation Economics, Development and Policy
    Application of managerial, micro- and macroeconomic concepts to transportation systems. Investment and impact analysis. Transport policy as it relates to social, economic and environmental issues. Legislative actions affecting transport issues. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 419*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 551 - Prestressed Concrete
    Theory and design of prestressed concrete members and structure. Applications to both simple and continuous girder and frames subjected to stationary or moving loads. Prestressed cylindrical shells. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 432*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 553 - Measurement and Instrumentation in Architectural Engineering
    Experimental statistics & data analysis. Dynamic measurement. Measurement of thermal characteristics (conductivity, diffusivity, etc.). Fluid-property measurement (Pressure, Temperature, etc). Fluid flow measurement (flow, viscosity, etc). Blower door & tracer gas techniques. Duct leakage measurement. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 555 - Transportation Systems Evaluation
    Concepts and principles of transportation economic analysis, transportation costs and benefits, user and nonuser consequences, needs studies, finance and taxation, methods of evaluation of plans and projects, cost-effectiveness, environmental impact assessment. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 419*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 560 - Plastic Methods
    Fundamental concepts of plasticity in the design of steel structures. Principle of plastic hinges. Upper and lower-bound theorems. Alternating plasticity and incremental collapse. Analysis and design of single story and multi-story framed structures. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 431* and CAE 503*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    CAE 561 - Structural Reliability and Probabilistic Bases of Design
    Fundamentals of probability theory and stochastic processes; statistical analysis of engineering data; probabilistic modeling of structural loads and material properties. Reliability analysis and design of structure, reliability-based design criteria. Evaluation of existing design codes. Safety analysis of structures under fatigue loads. Fault and event tree analysis. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 307)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 562 - Engineering Behavior of Soil
    Soil mineralogy and soil fabric, soil-water electrolyte system, dispersive clay, stress and strain analyses, elastic equilibrium in soil masses, plastic equilibrium in soil masses, in situ and laboratory stress paths, shear strength of sands and clays, thermal properties of soils, critical state soil mechanics principles, nonlinear pseudo elastic and elastoplastic constitutive models. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 323)] Corequisite: (CAE 563)
    CAE 563 - Advanced Soil Mechanics Laboratory
    Advanced aspects of soil property measurement with application to design and analysis, system characteristics on soil sediment, pinhole test for identifying dispersive clays, consolidation, triaxial compression and triaxial extension with porewater measurement, cyclic triaxial test, permeability with back pressure, determination of critical void ratio. (1-3-1) Prerequisite: [(CAE 323)] Corequisite: (CAE 562)
    CAE 564 - Design of Foundations, Embankments and Earth Structures
    Consolidation phenomena, derivation of bearing capacity equations, beams and slabs on soils, piles and pile groups, compaction, earth pressure theories and pressure in embankment, slope stability analyses, retaining structures, embankment design, soil structure interaction during excavation, design of anchors for landslide stabilization and retaining structures and instrumentation. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 323 and CAE 457)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 565 - Rock Mechanics and Tunneling
    Rock classification for engineering purposes, mechanical behavior of rocks, in situ stresses in rock, stresses around underground openings, rock slope engineering, design of underground structures, design of deep support excavation and tunnels, primary and secondary linings of tunnels, mined shafts, instrumentation. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 457)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 566 - Earthquake Engineering and Soil Dynamics
    Earthquakes and their intensity, influence of group motion, review of I-DOF and M-DOF systems, wave propagation theories, vibration due to blast and shock waves, design earthquake motion, dynamic properties of soils, soil liquefaction, bearing capacity during earthquakes and design of machine foundations, isolation of foundations, pile foundation, and dynamic analysis, earth pressure during earthquakes on retaining structures and embankment. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 323 and CAE 420)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 567 - Physiochemical Behavior of Soils
    The nature of soils. Weathering and soil formulation processes. Soil mineralogy. Surface and colloidal chemistry. Structures of water near clay mineral surfaces. Electrolyte solutions. Theories of cation and anion exchange. Adsorption of inorganic chemicals in soils. Organic matter in soils. Adsorption of organic chemicals in soils. Methods to determine petroleum products in soils. Effect of contaminants on permeability of clays. Leachate-clay liner compatibility. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 323 and ENVE 501)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 568 - Transportation Asset Management
    Processes and techniques for managing the preservation and expansion of highway transportation facilities such as pavements, bridges, and so forth, as well as system usage. Five component management systems are first examined: pavements, bridges, roadway maintenance, safety, and congestion. Finally, the methodology for overall transportation asset management is discussed. The primary emphasis is on data collection, life-cycle cost analysis, priority setting and optimization, program development strategies, risk and uncertainty modeling, and institutional issues. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 419)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 570 - Legal Issues in Civil Engineering
    This course introduces students to the legal aspects of engineering and construction, contract documents, and contract clauses. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to do the following: (1) identify the elements of contract formation; (2) interpret contract clauses; (3) explain the rights and duties of the parties involved in design and construction; and (4) evaluate changes and their root causes. Students will also be able to objectively identify and analyze legal liabilities and the expected professional standard of architects, engineers, and contractors. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 473)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 571 - Lean Construction and Control
    This course introduces students to lean principles and the lean project delivery system (LPDS) applied to the construction industry. Lean construction and lean project delivery embrace concepts and techniques originally conceived in the automobile manufacturing industry and adopted by the construction industry. In the manufacturing sector, lean production has revolutionized product manufacturing, resulting in significant gains in plant productivity, reliability, and reductions in defects. Specific concepts that will be covered in this course include Plan-Do-Check-Act continuous improvement, A3 reporting, value stream mapping, pull systems and pull planning, kanban, 5S, standardization, and the Choosing by Advantages Decisionmaking System. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 572 - Construction Cost Accounting and Control
    Review of basic accounting principles and techniques--purchasing, accounts payable, invoicing, accounts receivable, general ledger, payrolls and indirect costs. Job costing and budgeting. Recording and reporting procedures in construction projects--invoices, subcontractor applications for payment, labor time cards, unit completion reports, change orders. Cost coding systems for construction activities. Variance reporting procedures. Project closeout. Class exercise using computer program. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 573 - Construction Management with Building Information Modeling
    Fundamentals and practical use of information technologies in the construction industry; basic concepts of building information modeling (BIM); review of software and technology available for BIM; practical use of BIM including design and clash detection; impact of BIM on construction management functions; construction scheduling and sequencing using BIM; cost estimating using BIM; facility management with BIM; integrated approach to navigate BIM as a multi-disciplinary design, analysis, construction, and facility management technology; class exercise to create a BIM model and to use it in scheduling, sequencing, cost estimating, management, and simulation of a construction project. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 574 - Economic Decision Analysis in Civil Engineering
    Basic economic concepts, including interest calculations, computation of alternatives, replacements, depreciation and depletion, and tax considerations. Evaluation of public projects, the effect of inflation, decision making under risk and/or uncertainty , economic decision models. Case studies from the civil engineering industry. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 575 - Systems Analysis in Civil Engineering
    Management and system concepts, linear and dynamic programming, system modeling by activity networks. Maximal-flow and shortest-path analysis, flow graphs, decision-tree analysis, stochastic-network modeling, queuing analysis, and analysis of inventory systems. Case studies from the civil engineering industry. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 577 - Construction Equipment Management
    Factors affecting the selection of construction equipment. Descriptions, operating methods, production rates, unit costs related to excavating equipment. Power shovels, draglines, clam shells, and trenching machines. Engineering fundamentals. Moving construction equipment, including trucks, wagons, scrapers, dozers, soil-stabilization and compaction equipment. Belt conveyors, compaction and drilling equipment, pile driving equipment, pumps and crushers. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 578 - Construction Claims Management
    This course provides a basic explanation of construction contract claims by types such as delays, acceleration, and scope issues, the underlying legal theories of the contract construction and claims, elements required for each claims type defenses to the claim, prophylactic claims measures. The claims process within the contract and extra-contractual basis's for claims are examined. Resolution of claims by ADR techniques and the formal litigation process are explained. AIA, AGC, and federal claims provisions are described. In addition to construction contract claims other types of claims associated with construction projects are covered such as Surety bond claims and various insurance claims (CGL, Builder's Risk, workers comp, etc) (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 473)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 579 - Real Estate Fundamentals for Engineers and Architects
    The objective of this course is to introduce civil engineering students to the real estate process. Students will learn techniques and methodologies for evaluating real estate investment opportunities using engineering economic analysis principles. Students will use Time Value of Money analysis for evaluating real estate transactions, including how to carry out calculations using formulas, financial calculators, and spreadsheets. This course will help civil engineering students learn financial skills that can be applied to professional and personal investment decisions. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 580 - Intelligent Transportation Systems
    A seminar course on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS). The concept of ITS involves the use of rapidly emerging information and communication technologies in mitigating congestion and attendant problems. A substantial amount of research and development activities have taken place over the last few years. This course will provide an introduction to the various aspects of ITS and will focus on ITS planning, technology, and evaluation. In addition, such topics as deployment, financing and management are also discussed. The course will include guest lectures and possible field visits. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 419) OR (CAE 545)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 581 - Algorithms in Transportation
    Modeling and analysis of transportation network problems through the design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms. Emphasis on the use of quantitative techniques of operations research to model system performance. Covers fundamental data structures, complexity analysis, memory management, recursive programs, application of graph theory and network analysis to transportation problems, analytical formulations and solution algorithms for traffic assignment problems, and dynamic traffic assignment. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 419)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 582 - Structural Wind and Earthquake Engineering
    Introduction to nature of wind, aerodynamic wind-loading and design. Strong ground motion phenomenon. Investigation of the response of structures to dynamic and pseudo dynamic wind, earthquake, shock waves and other deterministic and probabilistic loadings. Design criteria for buildings and nuclear power stations, special topics in lifeline earthquake engineering. (4-0-4) Prerequisite: [(CAE 420 and MMAE 406)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 583 - Performance-Based Structural and Seismic Design of Buildings and Bridges
    This course covers performance-based structural and seismic design (PBSSD) for buildings and bridges. The course will begin with brief reviewing and critical discussion on conventional code-based seismic design followed by the development of the concept and applicability of this new alternative and advanced PBSSD. Computer methods in linear dynamic, nonlinear static, and dynamic analyses will be surveyed and discussed as primary tools in PBSSD. Ample case studies from real-world projects are carried out throughout the course. These case studies include the PBSSD of special structures, tall buildings, and those that building code-based design is not applicable. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 410 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 420 with min. grade of D) OR (CAE 582)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 584 - Stormwater Management
    Basic principles of storm water management; hydrology and hydraulics of excess water; excess water management and design; sewer system design and management, storm water detention systems; flood plain system design; risk based design of drainage systems; practical and case study problems. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 301)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 585 - Legal Aspects of Real Estate and Development
    The objective of this course is to introduce civil engineering students to the legal aspects of real estate and the real estate development process. Students will learn the fundamentals of land, air, and water rights; legal interests of parties; purchase agreements, contractual relationships, and real estate contracts; closing real estate transactions; legal aspects of financing; government regulations that impact property transactions; and recent developments in green development law. This course will help civil engineering students learn legal skills that can be applied to real estate purchasing and development processes. This course is the second course in a two-course series on real estate and development. The first course is CAE 579: Real Estate Fundamentals, which is taught each fall semester. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 586 - Seismic Design of Building and Bridge Structures
    The course covers six topics, as listed in the course outline, on seismic design of steel and R/C building structures and bridges. In addition to offer fundamentals and experiences in seismic design through design examples, it is also assumed that structural engineers who are preparing for their Structural Engineer License Exam might find extremely helpful. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 431 and CAE 432)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 589 - Groundwater Hydrology and Sampling
    Groundwater geology and flow, aquifer and aquitar response of ideal aquifer to pumping. Chemical properties and principles, including source of contamination and estimation of saturated hydraulic conductivity. Principles of exploration and sampling, methods of subsurface explorations, groundwater observation techniques. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 301 and CAE 323) OR (ENVE 401)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 590 - Geotechnical Landfill Design and Maintenance
    Regulatory and legal issues, site selection and assessment, geotechnical-subsurface investigation, clay mineralogy and clay-water-electrolyte system, linear and leachate-control-systems design, stability of landfill slopes, cover design, construction and operation, final use and remediation design. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(CAE 323)] Corequisite: None
    CAE 591 - Research and Thesis for M.S. Degree
    Research and Thesis for M.S. Degree (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 593 - Civil Engineering Seminar
    Reports on current research. Graduate students are expected to register and attend. (0-1-0) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 594 - Research Problems
    (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 597 - Special Problems
    Graduate course work in the problem subject matter. Subject matter will vary with the interests and background of students and instructor. Design or research problems may be assigned from the areas of architectural, construction, geotechnical, geoenvironmental, structural, or transportation engineering. (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 598 - Special Topics
    A special topic in civil or architectural engineering at the graduate level. (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 599 - Graduate Workshop
    Graduate workshop. (0-0-0) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 691 - Research and Thesis for Ph.D. Degree
    Research and Thesis for Ph.D. degree (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 724 - Introduction to Acoustics
    This short course provides a brief introduction to the fundamentals of acoustics and the application to product noise prediction and reduction. The first part focuses on fundamentals of acoustics and noise generation. The second part of the course focuses on applied noise control. (2-0-2) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 770 - Legal Issues in Construction Management
    (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    CAE 778 - International Contracting
    (2-0-2) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 501 - Environmental Chemistry
    Chemical processes in environmental systems, with an emphasis on equilibrium conditions in aquatic systems. The types of processes examined include acid-base, dissolution-precipitation, air-water exchange and oxidation-reduction reactions. Methods presented for describing chemical speciation include analytical and graphical techniques, as well as computer models. Core Course. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 506 - Chemodynamics
    The dynamics of pollutant transfer in biogeochemical systems of the earth. The overall objective of this course is to introduce fundamental science and engineering principles needed to formulate creative, comprehensive solutions to transport problems; critically evaluate proposed solutions to transport problems; and acquire and integrate new information to build on these fundamentals. Core course. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 509 - Special Topics in Environmental Chemistry
    Lectures and field studies on topics pertinent to the chemical aspects of environmental systems. May be repeated with change of course content up to a maximum of six credits. (Credit: 1-3 hours.) (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 512 - Special Topics in Environmental Biology
    Selected laboratory techniques pertinent to the biological aspects of environmental engineering. May be repeated with change of course content up to a maximum of six credits. (Credit: 1-3 hours) (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 513 - Biotechnological Processes in Environmental Engineering
    Fundamentals and applications of biological mixed culture processes for air, water, wastewater, and hazardous waste treatment. Topics include biochemical reactions, stoichometry, enzyme and microbial kinetics, detoxification of toxic chemicals, and suspended growth and attached growth treatment processes. The processes discussed include activated sludge process and its modifications, biofilm processes including trickling filters and biofilters, nitrogen and phosphorous removal processes, sludge treatment processes including mesophilic and thermophilic systems, and natural systems including wetlands and lagoons. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 520 - Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
    Modeling and monitoring methods for the prediction and assessment of environmental impacts due to changes in the physical, chemical and biological environment. Comparative studies of methodologies to assess immediate and extended effects, including trends in space and time due to changes in anthropogenic systems. Dynamics of environmental changes, inventory methods and priority impact criteria. Same as ENVE 405. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 527 - Statistical Analysis of Systems
    Multivariate probability distributions. Inference about mean, variance. Multivariate linear regression and response surface analysis. Principal components analysis, factor analysis, canonical correlation and analysis. Clustering, discrimination and classification. Selected advanced topics such as survey design, design of experimental techniques, statistical methods for discrete and binary variables, time series analysis partial least squares techniques. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(ENVE 426*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    ENVE 528 - Modeling of Environmental Systems
    To introduce students to mathematical modeling as a basic tool for problem solving in engineering and research. Environmental problems will be used as examples to illustrate the procedures of model development, solution techniques and computer programming. These models will then be used to demonstrate the application of the models, including simulation, parameter estimation and experimental design. The goal is to show that mathematical modeling is not only a useful tool but also an integral part of process engineering. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 532 - Special Topics in Environmental Engineering
    Lectures and discussion on topics pertinent to the engineering aspects of environmental systems. May be repeated with change of course up to a maximum of six credits. (Credit: 1-3 hours) (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 539 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
    Geographic information system (GIS) technology allows users to combine tabular information with maps, creating powerful spatial databases which display and query information in new ways. This course will teach general GIS and GPS skills and concepts useful to students and practioners in a variety of disciplines. Students will complete a final GIS project relevant to their field of study. This hands-on class will use ESRI's ArcView and Spatial Analyst products as well as Trimble GeoExplorer GPS units. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 542 - Physiochemical Processes in Environmental Engineering
    Fundamentals and applications of physicochemical processes used in air, water, wastewater and hazardous waste treatment systems. Topics include reaction kinetics and reactors, particle characterization, coagulation and flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, membrane separation, adsorption and absorption. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(ENVE 501*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    ENVE 544 - Energy, Environment and Economics
    The linkage of energy, environmental and economic issues. The impact of energy supply and end use on human well-being and the ecosystem. A comprehensive approach to the resolution of resource, technical, economic, strategic, environmental, socio- and geo-political problems of the energy industries. Pathways to a sustainable global energy system. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 545 - Environmental Regulations and Risk Assessment
    One third of the course is a review of current environmental regulations, including the Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, Toxic Substances Control Act, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, CERCLA and the Pollution Prevention Act. The rest of the course deals with the fundamentals of risk assessment, including hazard identification, dose-response assessment, exposure assessment and risk characterization for public health and ecosystems. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 546 - Industrial Hygiene
    An introduction to toxicology, exposure routes and physiological classification of toxicants. Epidemiological considerations, measurement methods, strategies and calculations. Modeling of exposures and evaluation of controlling parameters. Ventilation methods of control. Physical stressors of sound, heat, vibration and lifting. Methods for measurement and calculation of exposure/compliance levels. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 551 - Industrial Waste Treatment
    Industrial waste sources and characteristics, significance of industrial waste as environmental pollutants; applications of standard and special treatment processes, including physical, chemical and biological systems. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(ENVE 513*) OR (ENVE 542*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    ENVE 561 - Design of Environmental Engineering Processes
    Design of water and wastewater treatment systems. System economics and optimal design principles. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(ENVE 513*) OR (ENVE 542*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    ENVE 570 - Air Pollution Meteorology
    Physical processes associated with the dispersion of windborne materials from industrial and other sources. Atmospheric motion, including turbulence and diffusion, mathematical models and environmental impact assessment. Core Course. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 572 - Ambient Air Monitoring
    Ambient air sampling and pollutant analysis. Methods for collection and identification of gaseous and particulate pollutants. Air monitoring survey design, instrument calibration, interpretation of atmospheric data. (2-3-3) Prerequisite: [(ENVE 501* and ENVE 570*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    ENVE 574 - Stack Sampling and Analysis
    Current practices of measuring pollutants emitted from stationary sources. Methods of collection and analysis of stack effluents, including field sampling techniques and data evaluation. (2-3-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 576 - Indoor Air Pollution
    Indoor air pollution sources, indoor pollutant levels, monitoring instruments and designs; indoor pollution control strategies: source control, control equipment and ventilation; energy conservation and indoor air pollution; exposure studies and population time budgets; effects of indoor air population; risk analysis; models for predicting source emission rates and their impact on indoor air environments. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(ENVE 405) OR (ENVE 520)] Corequisite: None
    ENVE 577 - Design of Air Pollution Control Devices
    Principles and modern practices employed in the design of engineering systems for the removal of pollutants. Design of control devices based on physical and chemical characteristics of polluted gas streams. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 578 - Physical and Chemical Processes for Industrial Gas Cleaning
    Application of physical and chemical processes in the design of air treatment systems; fundamentals of standard and special treatment processes. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 580 - Hazardous Waste Engineering
    Sources and characteristics of hazardous wastes, legal aspects of hazardous waste management, significance of hazardous wastes as air, water and soil pollutants. Principles and applications of conventional and specialized hazardous waste control technologies. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: [(ENVE 506*)]
    An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently.
    Corequisite: None
    ENVE 585 - Groundwater Contamination and Pollutant Transport
    Applications of groundwater flow principles, transport phenomena, and chemical and biological processes to problems of groundwater contamination. Simulation model and case studies of current topics. (3-0-3) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 590 - Environmental Engineering Seminar
    Presentations on recent developments in the field by academic and industrial visitors (0-1-0) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 591 - Research and Thesis M.S.
    (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 597 - Special Problems
    Independent study and project. (Variable credit) (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 598 - Special Topics
    A special topic in environmental engineering at the graduate level. (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    ENVE 691 - Research and Thesis Ph.D.
    (Credit: Variable) Prerequisite: None Corequisite: None
    Last modified: Jun. 16, 2013

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