Graduate Catalog 2023-2024

Civil Engineering (CE)

CE 426G    Advanced Construction Materials    3 Hours

Continuation of CE 370. Topics focus on highway construction and include soil stabilization, bituminous materials and mixtures, general highway materials and construction of rigid and flexible pavements.

Prerequisite(s): CE 370 or permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

CE 440G    Masonry Design and Construction    3 Hours

Principles in the design and construction of masonry structures in accordance with the American Concrete Institute. Current and historical properties of brick, natural block, natural stone, mortar, grout, and reinforcement. Design and constructability of masonry columns, shear walls, and unreinforced and reinforced masonry structures.

Prerequisite(s): (CE 370 and CE 382) or permission of instructor

Corequisite(s): CE 441G

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

CE 441G    Masonry Construction Lab    1 Hour

The laboratory component of CE 440G Masonry Design and Construction. Projects include mortar testing, grout testing, strength testing of masonry block and clay brick, block wall testing, developing plan and specifications for the construction of masonry structures, and inspection techniques of masonry systems.

Corequisite(s): CE 440G

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

CE 444G    Bridge Engineering    3 Hours

A practice-based introduction to bridge engineering, exploring the design, behavior, maintenance and rehabilitation of bridges. Bridge loads, reinforced and prestressed concrete slab and T-beam bridges, steel beam bridges, composite beam bridges, bridge evaluations and ratings, and upgrade methodologies are covered based on AASHTO code requirements using the LRFD design methodology. Abutments, piers, joints, bearings, and connections are also included. Nontechnical topics such as public perception of the nation's infrastructure with respect to bridges will be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): CE 384 or CE 482 or permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

CE 462G    Hydraulic Engineering Systems    3 Hours

Methods of analysis for hydrostatics, pipe flow, open channel flow including uniform and gradually varied flow, culvert and channel hydraulic design, dimensional analysis and channel modeling for flood mapping.

Prerequisite(s): CE 461 or permission of instructor

Recent Term(s) Offered: None