Civil Engineering Design Options
Civ Engr 463. Wastewater Treatment Plant Design. 3(2). Design of facilities for physical, chemical, and biological treatment of wastewater; and treatment and disposal of sludge. Coverage of advanced wastewater treatment and land treatment systems. Laboratory exercises analyzing raw sewage with data being used for the design processes. Final design project consists of a complete municipal wastewater treatment plant design. Prereq: Civ Engr 362. Sem hrs: 3 fall.
Civ Engr 464. Architectural Design. 3(2). Design of a single-family residence. Uses computer-aided-design and drafting (CADD) software in developing design: site plan, functional layout, framing, energy and electrical planning, aesthetic design, landscaping, and mechanical planning. Produces set of design working drawings by end of course. Final project. Prereq: Civ Engr 215, Civ Engr 351 or department permission. Sem hrs: 3 fall and spring.
Civ Engr 467. Water Treatment Principles and Design. 3(1). Design of unit operations for coagulation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection for treatment of drinking water. Introduce the chemistry of drinking water treatment processes. Use of unit operations to design treatment solutions to contemporary environmental problems. Topics include the design of ion exchange, reverse osmosis, chemical precipitation, and selected hazardous waste disposal problems. Includes two complete design exercises. Final report. Prereq: Civ Engr 362. Sem hrs: 3 spring.
Civ Engr 468. Solid and Hazardous Waste Facilities Design. 3(1). Design and analysis of solid and hazardous waste management systems including collection, transport, processing, resource recovery, and disposal. Hazardous waste regulations, treatment and site cleanup are addressed. Final design project consists of a complete landfill design. Prereq: Civ Engr 362. Sem hrs: 3 fall.
Civ Engr 469. Design of Air Pollution Controls. 3(1). Modeling and predicting the effects of air pollution, and the design of the facilities for air pollution control. The design of electrostatic precipitators, cyclones, bag houses and other methods for the control of air contaminants are addressed. Final design project. Prereq: Civ Engr 369. Sem hrs: 3 spring.
Civ Engr 473. Structural Design. 3(2). Design of a multi-story steel and reinforced concrete building, including structural frame, floor and roof system, and foundation. Computer-aided analysis and design. Final report. Prereq: Civ Engr 373 and Civ Engr 474. Sem hrs: 3 spring.
Civ Engr 485. Construction Project Management. 3(1). This course emphasizes the methods and materials of construction as well as the management practices required to run a successful construction project. Topics include construction materials, project planning, scheduling, cost estimating, and field engineering. A semester project, in the form of a detailed study of a major construction project, complements the classroom experience. Final project. Prereq: Mgt 200 or department permission. Sem hrs: 3 fall.
Civ Engr 491. Foundation Engineering. 3(1). Site investigation, analyses of excavation support, dewatering, bearing capacity and settlement, design of shallow and deep foundations. Final report. Prereq: Civ Engr 390. Sem hrs: 3 fall.
Civ Engr 492. Earth Structures: Embankments, Slopes, and Buried Structures. 3(1). Analyses of lateral earth pressures, slope stability, and stresses on buried structures, design of cantilever retaining walls, mechanically stabilized earth walls, sheet piling, and slurry walls. Final report. Prereq: Civ Engr 390. Sem hrs: 3 spring.