Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Civil Engineering (CIVE)

CIVE 110  Introduction to Civil Engineering  (1 Credits)  

Ov erview of the various fields of civil engineering and career opportunities in civl engineering. Path professional licensure Introduction to fundamental engineering conepts, engineering design, entineering ethics, and professional societies. 1 lecture hour per week.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 141  Civil Engineering Materials  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to materials and equipment for civil engineering construction. Properties and uses discussed of steel, alloys, asphalt, timbers, cement, aggregates, acoustics, etc. Three hours of lecture per week. Co-Requisite: CIVE 141L

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 141L (may be taken concurrently))

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 141L  Civil Engineering Materials Lab  (1 Credits)  

Laboratory testing of properties of steel, alloys, asphalt, timbers, cement, aggregates, acoustics, etc. Co-Requisite: CIVE141

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 141 (may be taken concurrently))

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 223  Hydrology and Water Resources  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to the science of hydrology and application. Hydro-meteorology ground-water, hydrographic, storm water control, free surface flow and water quality. Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: MATH 241

Prerequisite(s): MATH 241

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 224  Geotechnical Engineering  (3 Credits)  

Geotechnical analysis of soils: application of science and engineering principles; methods of exploration, testing, and classification using ASTM and AASHTO laboratory methods. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: MATH 241 and CIVE 141. Co- Requisite : CIVE 224L

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 241 and CIVE 141 and CIVE 224L (may be taken concurrently))

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 224L  Geotechnical Engineering Lab  (1 Credits)  

Laboratory testing of geotechnical material, and its classification using ASTM and AASHTO laboratory methods.. Two hours of laboratory per week. Co- Requisite : CIVE 224

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 224 (may be taken concurrently) and CIVE 141)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 231  Plane Surveying  (3 Credits)  

Theory and practice of plane surveying; instruments, measurements of distances, angles, elevations; introduction to traverse, contour, and electronic distance measurements. Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 241)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 232  Statics  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to applications of equilibrium of rigid bodies, including moments, couples, and moments of inertia. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: PHYS 251. Co- requisite MATH 243

Prerequisite(s): (PHYS 251 and MATH 241)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 233  Dynamics  (3 Credits)  

Principles of kinetics, kinematics, Newton's laws of motion, vectors, simple harmonic motion, and energy. Two hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CIVE 232 & MATH 243

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 232)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 301  Environmental Engineering  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to sanitary microbiology and sanitary chemistry, communicable diseases, solid waste; environmental sanitation; environmental regulations; water and airborne diseases, transmission and control. Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CHEM 111, CHEM 131, CIVE 232

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 111 and CHEM 131 and CIVE 223)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 301L  Environmental Engineering Lab  (1 Credits)  

Introduction to sanitary microbiology and sanitary chemistry, communicable diseases, solid waste; environmental sanitation; environmental regulations; water and airborne diseases, transmission and control. Two hours of laboratory per week. Co-Requisite: CIVE 301

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 301 (may be taken concurrently))

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 331  Engineering Economy  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: (R)Dept of Engineering Tech

CIVE 332  Applied Fluid Mechanics  (3 Credits)  

Fluid mechanics with engineering applications, properties of fluids, pressure, kinematics, energy, and flow through pipes. Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisites: MATH 242 & CIVE 232.

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 241 and CIVE 232)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 333  Hydraulics Engineering  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to quantitative hydrology, open channel flow, flow in conduits, hydraulic structures, flow measurements, and pumps. Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CIVE 332 & MATH 251

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 332 and MATH 251)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 334  Transportation Engineering  (3 Credits)  

Study of transportation engineering concepts, planning, traffic flow, capacity analysis, environmental and utility accommodations, and transportation economics analysis. Three hours of lecture per week.

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 231)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 335  Geometric Design of Highways  (3 Credits)  

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 334 and MATH 241)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 336  Strength of Materials  (3 Credits)  

Physical properties of engineering materials concepts of stress and loading shear force and bending moments. Design of structural elements. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: MATH 243, CIVE 232, and PHYS 251

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 242 and CIVE 232 and PHYS 251)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 338  Structural Analysis  (3 Credits)  

Study of determinate structures with emphasis on both the analytical and graphical approaches to trusses and building frames. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CIVE 336.

Prerequisite(s): CIVE 336

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 339  Reinforced Concrete Design  (3 Credits)  

Concrete materials and properties, mixing and placement, concrete tests, design of concrete structures, elastic theory, stresses, beams, foundations, columns, and floor slabs. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: CIVE 336 and CIVE 141

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 338)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 340  Structural Steel Design  (3 Credits)  

Design in steel of tension members, beams, columns, welded and bolted connections; eccentrically loaded and moment resistant joints; plate girders. Plastic design; load and resistance factor design. Composite construction; introduction to computer-aided design Two hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: CIVE 338.

Prerequisite(s): CIVE 338

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 400  Problems in Civil Engineering  (3 Credits)  

Design of Civil Engineering related projects, apply the necessary criteria, city code approvals, and independent experimental study. One hour of lecture and three hours of laboratory per week. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor required. Co-Requisite 340

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 430  Engineering Practicum  (6 Credits)  

Career training with professionals in major field of study. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor required.

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 433  Alternative Energy  (3 Credits)  

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: (R)Dept of Engineering Tech

CIVE 434  Water and Wastewater Engineering  (3 Credits)  

Water supply and treatment, wastewater characterization and treatment. Design of units process and operation, transmission and sewerage facilities. Two hours of lecture and two hours laboratory per week. Prerequisites: CIVE 301 & CIVE 333

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 301 and CIVE 333)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 435  Building Construction  (3 Credits)  

Setting out of construction work, foundations, wallings, concrete slabs, formworks, roofing structures, plumbing and drainages, bridges, commercial and industrial buildings, and estimating. Two hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: CIVE 339 and CIVE 340.

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 339 and CIVE 340)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: Department of Engineering

CIVE 490  Introduction to Bridge Engineering  (3 Credits)  

Study of basic bridge design, loadings, structural analysis, and AASHTO design procedures. Design examples that illustrate the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) procedures, Practical applications on small- and medium-span bridges. Examples of steel beams, concrete slabs, pre-stress members, and piers will illustrate the AASHTO procedures.. Three hour of lecture per week. Pre- Requisite CIVE 338

Prerequisite(s): (CIVE 338 and CIVE 339 and CIVE 340)

College/School: Col of Science, Engr & Tech

Department: (R)Dept of Engineering Tech