The University of Texas at Arlington: Graduate Catalog 2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 2008-2009 The University of Texas at Arlington: Graduate Catalog 2008-2009
Note: This Catalog was published in July 2008 and supersedes the 2007-2008 Catalog.

Department of Civil Engineering

department web page: www.uta.edu/ce/
department contact: www.uta.edu/engineering/ce
graduate web page:
graduate contact:

Chair

Nur Yazdani
425 Nedderman Hall
817.272.5055

Admission | Grade Requirements and Continuation | Degree Requirements | Dual Program Degree | Courses: CE

Area of Study and Degrees

Civil Engineering
M.S., M.Engr., Ph.D.

Master's Degree Plans
Thesis (M.S.) and Non-Thesis (M.Engr.)

Graduate Advisor

Mostafa Ghandehari
430 Nedderman Hall
817.272.5688

Graduate Faculty

Professors

Ardekani, Matthys, Puppala, Williams, Yazdani

Associate Professors

Abolmaali, Hoyos, Kruzic, Mattingly, Romanoschi

Assistant Professors

Chao, Hossain, McEnery, Najafi, Ramirez, Sattler

Professor and President Emeritus

Nedderman

Professors Emeritus

Everard, Parker, Qasim

Objective

The objective of the graduate program in civil engineering is to prepare students for continued professional and scholarly development consistent with their technical interests. Students, with the assistance of a faculty advisor in their area of interest, plan their programs of study in one of the technical areas in civil engineering. Typical program and research areas are:

  1. Environmental (water and air quality control, and solid and hazardous materials control);
  2. Geotechnical (soil mechanics and foundations);
  3. Infrastructure Systems;
  4. Structures and Applied Mechanics;
  5. Transportation (traffic planning, highways, airports and transit);
  6. Water Resources (hydrology and hydraulics);
  7. Construction Engineering; and,
  8. Construction Management.

The department provides the student an opportunity to study advanced and special topics that are on the forefront of technology. These courses carry CE 5300 or CE 6300 numbers and are identified on a student's academic record by both number and course title. Examples of topics offered in the typical program areas are:

Construction Engineering - Design of Construction Operations, Pipeline & Utility Design, Construction and Renewal, Principles of Asset Management & Sustainability;
Construction Management - Principles of LEAN and LEED Construction, Cost Accounting and Scheduling;
Environmental - Advanced Dispersion Modeling, Analysis of Pollutant Characteristics, Hazardous Waste Remediation;
Geotechnical - Expansive Clays, Soil Chemical Stabilization;
Infrastructure Systems - Civil Engineering systems to transport people, goods, water, waste disposal, energy and information;
Structures and Applied Mechanics - Advanced materials and methodology in structural engineering;
Transportation - Intelligent Transportation Systems, Network Modeling, Urban Operations Research, Vehicular Energy Consumption and Emissions, Transit and Paratransit, Intermodal Systems;
Water Resources - Kinematic Wave Theory, Urban Hydrology, Distributed Modeling, Physical Modeling, and Boundry Layer Theory.

Masters (M.S. and M.Engr.) Student Learning Outcomes>

  1. Fundamental Knowledge: Graduates will have extensive basic and applied knowledge in their selected Civil Engineering Program (CEP) interest area.
  2. Independent Abilities: Graduates will have the ability to conduct independent and original study ranging from gathering of information to application, analysis, creation, documentation of the study, and its resolution.
  3. Critical Thinking: Graduates will have extensive breadth and ability to critique and synthesize literature, review results and to apply this knowledge in developing new ideas, in designing and evaluating scientific investigations, and in assessing, interpreting and understanding data relating to their selected CEP interest area.
  4. Advanced Knowledge: Graduates will demonstrate extensive mastery of the subject matter at a deeper theoretical and applied level beyond the fundamental knowledge gained in his/her undergraduate course sequence.
  5. Effective Communication: Graduates will have the ability to present scientific results in both written and oral format in various forums including thesis defense, master's defense, project reports, manuscripts, professional society meetings, journals, and performing class lectures, presentations, and reports.
  6. Professional Development: A student graduating with a master's degree in civil engineering is expected to demonstrate interest in pursuing life long learning by attaining professional licenses, and obtaining professional development hours by attendance at conferences, higher educational classes, short courses and seminars, conducting classes, and publishing.

Ph.D. Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Fundamental Knowledge: Graduates will command profound basic and applied knowledge in their specialty area within their Civil Engineering Program (CEP) interest area.
  2. Independent Abilities: Graduates will have the ability to conduct a major independent and original research study that includes gathering of information, gaining an understanding of the process of academic or commercial exploitation of research results, demonstrating an understanding of contemporary research issues, effective project management, synthesis and evaluation, and appropriate dissemination of research findings.
  3. Critical Thinking: Graduates will have a profound ability to critique and synthesize literature, review results and to apply knowledge gained from literature to develop new ideas, to design and evaluate scientific investigations, and to assess, interpret and understand data related to their specialty area within their CEP interest area.
  4. Advanced Knowledge: Graduates will demonstrate profound mastery of the subject matter at a deeper theoretical and applied level well beyond fundamental knowledge gained in the undergraduate course sequence and the higher-level knowledge gained in the master's level course sequence.
  5. Effective Communication: Graduates will have the ability to construct coherent arguments and articulate ideas clearly to an audience, through a variety of techniques, constructively defend research outcomes, justify their research to the profession and promote the public understanding of their research fields.
  6. Professional Development: A student graduating with a doctoral degree in civil engineering is expected to demonstrate interest in pursuing life long learning by attaining professional licenses, and obtaining professional development hours by attendance at conferences, higher educational classes, short courses and seminars, conducting classes, and publishing.

Admission

CE Master's Program

Unconditional Admission

A student must meet the following requirements for unconditional admission:

  1. A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering (Applicant with an appropriate Bachelor's Degree in another discipline is considered, subject to satisfactory completion of deficiency courses for area of interest.)
  2. An undergraduate GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, as calculated by the Graduate School, is typical of a successful applicant.
  3. A Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Quantitative score of 600 or higher is typical of a successful applicant.
  4. A Graduate Record Exam Verbal score of 450 or higher is typical of a successful applicant.
  5. For applicants whose native language is not English, a minimum score of 558 on the written Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), 220 on the computer TOEFL, 83 on TOEFL iBT, 40 on the TSE-A, 50 on the SPEAK, 450 on Verbal GRE, 85 on METLAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery), or 7 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). (METLAB and IELTS are used only when other tests are not available in the applicant's country.)
  6. Favorable letters of recommendation from people familiar with the applicant's academic work.
  7. Statement of Purpose or Research Interest.

Fall 2010 Admission Requirements

Probationary Admission

If applicants do not meet a majority of standards for unconditional admission outlined above, they may be considered for probationary admission after careful examination of their application materials. Probationary admission may require that the applicant receive a B or better in at least their first 9 hours of graduate coursework applicable to their degree being sought at UT Arlington, take additional English courses, and/or deficiency courses as required.

Provisional Admission

An applicant unable to supply all required documentation prior to the admission deadline, but whom otherwise appears to meet admission requirements may be granted provisional admission.

Deferred Admission

A deferred application decision may be granted when a file is incomplete or when a denied decision is not appropriate.

Denial of Admission

A candidate may be denied admission if they have less than satisfactory performance on a majority of the admission criteria described above.

Waiver of GRE Admission

A waiver of the GRE may be considered for a UT Arlington graduate who has completed an undergraduate degree within the past 3 years from normal undergraduate feeder program for CE degree. Students must complete the last 60 hours of study and in all undergraduate coursework completed at UT Arlington. The student must comply with all other requirements for admission to the Graduate School , i.e., submitting application, paying fees, providing required transcripts, letters of reference, etc. The applicant's record will be assessed for evidence of strengths relevant to success in the Civil Engineering graduate program. Meeting the minimum GPA requirement shall not be the sole determinant for granting a waiver.

Facilitated Admission of Outstanding UT Arlington Undergraduates

Facilitated Admission may be considered for a student who has graduated from UT Arlington no more than one academic year prior to proposed entrance to the graduate program. Students must complete the last 60 hours of study at UT Arlington. The student's UT Arlington GPA must equal or exceed 3.5 in the last 60 hours of undergraduate study and all undergraduate coursework completed at UT Arlington. The applicant's record will be assessed for evidence of strengths relevant to success in the Civil Engineering graduate program. Meeting the minimum GPA requirement shall not be the sole determinant for granting facilitated admission.

Departmental Scholarships and Fellowships

Students that are unconditionally admitted will be eligible for available scholarship and/or fellowship support. Award of scholarships or fellowships will be based on consideration of the same criteria utilized in admission decisions. To be eligible, candidates must have a GPA of 3.0 in their last 60 undergraduate credit hours (if entering Graduate School within one year of being granted a Bachelor Degree) plus any graduate credit hours as calculated by the Graduate School. Recipients must maintain at least a 3.0 overall GPA, and must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours of coursework in both long semesters to retain their scholarships and/or fellowships. Additional requirements may be imposed by the department selection committee.

CE Doctoral Program

Unconditional Admission

A student must meet the following requirements for unconditional admission:

  1. A Master's Degree or at least 30 hours of graduate coursework in Civil Engineering. (Applicant with a Master's Degree in another discipline is considered, subject to satisfactory completion of deficiency courses for the CE area of interest.)
  2. No specific GPA requirement (application considered as a whole). However, a graduate coursework GPA of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale, as calculated by the Graduate School, is typical of a successful applicant.
  3. A Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Quantitative score of 700 or higher is typical of a successful applicant.
  4. A Graduate Record Exam Verbal score of 500 or higher is typical of a successful applicant.
  5. For applicants whose native language is not English, a minimum score of 558 on the written Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), 220 on the computer TOEFL, 83 on TOEFL iBT, 40 on the TSE-A, 50 on the SPEAK, 500 on Verbal GRE, 85 on METLAB (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery), or 7 on the IELTS (International English Language Testing System). (METLAB and IELTS are used only when other tests are not available in the applicant's country.)
  6. Favorable letters of recommendation from people familiar with the applicant's academic work and/or professional work.
  7. Statement of Purpose or Research Interest.

Fall 2010 Admission Requirements

Probationary Admission

If applicants do not meet a majority of standards for unconditional admission outlined above, they may be considered for probationary admission after careful examination of their application materials. Probationary admission may require that the applicant receive a B or better in at least their first 9 hours of graduate coursework applicable to their degree being sought at UT Arlington, take additional English courses, and/or deficiency courses as required.

Provisional Admission

An applicant unable to supply all required documentation prior to the admission deadline, but whom otherwise appears to meet admission requirements may be granted provisional admission.

Deferred Admission

A deferred application decision may be granted when a file is incomplete or when a denied decision is not appropriate.

Denial of Admission

A candidate may be denied admission if they have less than satisfactory performance on a majority of the admission criteria described above.

Departmental Scholarships and Fellowships

Students that are unconditionally admitted will be eligible for available scholarship and/or fellowship support. Award of scholarships or fellowships will be based on consideration of the same criteria utilized in admission decisions. To be eligible, candidates must have a GPA of 3.0 in their graduate credit hours. Recipients must maintain at least a 3.5 overall graduate GPA in courses taken as a doctoral student and enroll in a minimum of 6 hours of coursework in both long semesters to retain their scholarships and/or fellowships. Additional requirements may be imposed by the department selection committee.

Grade Requirements and Continuation

The Civil Engineering Graduate Program has established rules, regulations, policies, and procedures for continuation in the graduate program and fulfilling graduation requirements. These can be found in the Civil Engineering Graduate Handbook available in the Civil Engineering Office. In addition to the requirements of the Graduate School listed elsewhere, to continue in the program each civil engineering graduate student must:

  1. Maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher for the Master's program and 3.5 or higher for the Ph.D. program in all coursework undertaken and all coursework on his/her approved program of study.
  2. Accumulate no more than three deficiency points as defined below.

A student will be declared ineligible for further graduate study in civil engineering and will be dismissed from the civil engineering graduate program if he/she accumulates grade deficiency points greater than three. Any grade of C is one deficiency point, any grade of D is two deficiency points, and any grade of F is three deficiency points. Deficiency points may not be removed from the student's record by repeating a course or by completing additional coursework.

No organized course in which a grade of P is received can be used to satisfy course requirements for a graduate degree in civil engineering.

Degree Requirements

The responsibility rests with each student for knowing the rules, regulations, and filing deadlines of the Graduate School and the Civil Engineering Committee on Graduate Studies (see Civil Engineering Graduate Handbook available in Civil Engineering Office). Requirements of the Graduate School and the Civil Engineering Committee on Graduate Studies must be met. The degrees offered and minimum course requirements are identified in the following paragraphs.

The Master of Science degree is a research-oriented program in which completion of a thesis is mandatory. The program consists of a minimum of 24 credit hours of coursework and an acceptable thesis (six credit hours). The Master of Engineering degree is an engineering practice-oriented program requiring a minimum of 36 credit hours. A maximum of six hours may be a special project. A final program examination is required of all master's degree candidates. Thesis degree candidates will be required to present an oral defense of the thesis. Non-thesis degree candidates will fulfill the program examination requirement upon the successful completion of CE 5193, Master's Comprehensive Examination. Candidates must enroll in CE 5193 in the semester they intend to graduate.

The Ph.D. degree is a research degree and, as such, requires the candidate to successfully carry out original, independent research in an area acceptable to the civil engineering faculty. Normally, a minimum of one year of advanced coursework beyond the master's degree is required.

Dual Program Degree

Students in the Civil Engineering program may participate in a dual degree program whereby they can earn a Master's Degree in Civil Engineering and a Master of City and Regional Planning. By participating in a dual degree program, students can apply a number of semester hours jointly to meet the requirements of both degrees, thus reducing the total number of hours required to earn both degrees separately. The number of hours that may be jointly applied ranges from six to 18 hours, subject to the approval of each program's Committee on Graduate Studies and Graduate Advisor. Those interested in the dual degree program should consult the appropriate graduate programs for further information on course requirements, including information regarding which courses are suitable for joint application of credit hours.

To participate in the dual degree program, students must make a separate application to each program, be accepted by each program, and must submit separate Programs of Work for each degree showing only courses that meet requirements for the specified degree, including those joint courses that meet requirements for both degrees. A student must be admitted to the second program before completing more than 15 semester hours in the first, exclusive of leveling, deficiency, or foundation courses, and must complete the second degree within one academic year following completion of the first. See also the statement on "Dual Degree Programs" in the general admission section of this catalog.

Undergraduate Coursework Credit

A limited number (not to exceed a total of nine semester hours) of the following courses may be applicable toward a graduate degree if approved in advance by the Civil Engineering Graduate Advisor.

4311. URBAN TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE PLANNING

4312. STREET AND HIGHWAY DESIGN

4313. TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

4321. FOUNDATION ENGINEERING

4322. APPLICATIONS WITH GEOSYNTHETICS

4324. MECHANICS OF MATERIALS II

4325. INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT METHOD

4332. CONSTRUCTION METHODS AND MANAGEMENT

4333. INFRASTRUCTURE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING

4334. CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS AND SPECIFICATIONS

4336. HOT MIX ASPHALT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

4337. PORTLAND CEMENT CONCRETE PAVEMENTS

4348. STRUCTURAL DESIGN IN METALS

4350. AIR POLLUTION CONTROL ENGINEERING

4356. DESIGN OF MUNICIPAL WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS

4357. DESIGN OF MUNICIPAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS

4358. OPEN CONDUIT SYSTEM

Courses in Civil Engineering (CE)

CE5191 - ADVANCED STUDIES IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (1 - 0)
Individual studies of advanced topics under the supervision of a professor or professors. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE5193 - MASTER'S COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION (1 - 0)
Directed study, consultation, and comprehensive examination over coursework leading to the Master of Engineering degree in civil engineering. Required of all Master of Engineering students in the semester they plan to graduate.

CE5300 - TOPICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (3 - 0)
Topics of current interest in the field of civil engineering. The subject title is listed in the class schedule and in the student's record. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit when topic changes. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE5301 - ENERGY METHODS (3 - 0)
Principles of mechanics; elastic beams and frames; variational method: curved cantilever beams; Rayleigh Ritz method; special form of Euler equation; differential equation for beam; variation of double integral; first variation of triple integral. Deformable bodies using indicial notation; buckling using energy method; Lagrange and Hamilton Principles; theory and analysis of plates; theory of buckling; and theory of vibration. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE5302 - PLAIN CONCRETE (3 - 0)
Basic properties and interactions of hydraulic cements and mineral aggregates in concrete. Properties of plastic and hardened concrete and modifications through the use of admixtures. Issues and specifications in production, handling, and placement problems. Other topics will include quality control and acceptance testing; lightweight, heavyweight, and other special concretes. Prerequisite: CE 3261.

CE5303 - INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT (3 - 0)
Stiffness method using basic equations and virtual work; element equations using shape functions for axial, beam, frame, two dimensional elements; stiffness method for three dimensional structures. Flexibility method; finite element modeling and optimization of idealized structures. Credit not granted for both CE 4325 and CE 5303. Prerequisite: CE 3341.

CE5304 - LIGHT GAGE STEEL DESIGN (3 - 0)
Covers structural design issues for cold formed steel structures. Includes initial buckling and post buckling, stiffened and unstiffened plate behavior, braced and unbraced beams, columns, connectors and shear diaphragms. Building Codes and related practice documents. Prerequisite: CE 4848 or CE 5306.

CE5305 - FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITE DESIGN (3 - 0)
Introduction to basic analysis, design and manufacture of composite materials for engineered structures. Fiber materials, tapes, cloths, resin systems, elastic constants, matrix formulation, theory of failure. The course will also cover an introduction to design with composites, preliminary design, optimization, processing variables, product design. Prerequisite: CE 3341.

CE5306 - STRUCTURAL STEEL DESIGN (3 - 0)
The basic design course for steel structures emphasizing Load Resistant Factor Design Method. Topics include tension members, compression members, flexural members, and simple connections. Building Codes and related documents. Credit not granted for both CE 4348 and CE 5306. Prerequisite: CE 3341.

CE5307 - STRUCTURAL TIMBER DESIGN (3 - 0)
Covers material grade, properties of wood, design criteria using structural lumber, glue laminated lumber and structural panels. Design of bending and compression members, trusses and shear diaphragms. Building Codes and related documents. Prerequisite: CE 3341.

CE5308 - STRUCTURAL MASONRY DESIGN (3 - 0)
Covers masonry unit type and grades of mortar types, reinforcing and connectors. Design of beams, columns, pilasters, and walls. Structural behavior and construction practices. Includes plain and reinforced masonry. Building Codes and recommended practice documents. Prerequisite: CE 3341.

CE5309 - PRESTRESSED CONCRETE (3 - 0)
Introduction to pre-tensioned and post-tensioned concrete structures, hardware, stress calculations, section proportioning, flexural design, shear design, prestress losses, deflections, allowable stress, load-balancing, and ultimate strength design/analysis methods, including: partially prestressed systems shear design, analysis and design of composite beams, design of prestressed concrete bridges. Both American Concrete Institute (ACI) and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) provisions will be discussed. Prerequisite: CE 4347.

CE5311 - ADVANCED STEEL DESIGN I (3 - 0)
Covers torsional design of beams, beams with web holes, composite design of beams, lateral-torsional buckling of beams, plate buckling, column design and behavior, frame stability, bracing requirements for compression members. Prerequisite: CE 4348 or CE 5306.

CE5312 - ADVANCED CONCRETE DESIGN I (3 - 0)
Includes structural design of slender columns, walls, truss model for shear and torsion; structural systems such as continuous beams, two-way slabs, yield-line theory and shear friction. Behavior of reinforced concrete structures, with emphasis on ductility and detailing of frames, slabs, and detailing for seismic loads will be covered. Prerequisite: CE 4347.

CE5314 - ADVANCED STEEL DESIGN II (3 - 0)
Covers structural design of beam columns and building connections. Rigid frame and multi-story building design issues. Building Codes and related documents. Prerequisite: CE 4348 or CE 5306.

CE5315 - ADVANCED MECHANICS OF MATERIALS (3 - 0)
Analysis of stresses and strains at a point, stress-strain relationships, stresses due to various leading conditions, theories of failure, energy methods, shear center, unsymmetrical bending, curved beams, torsion and buckling problems. Credit not granted for both CE 5315 and CE 4324. Prerequisite: CE 2313.

CE5316 - WATER SUPPLY AND TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN (3 - 0)
Theory and design of community water supply systems. Design of treatment facilities, equipment selection and distribution network, and cost estimates. Credit not granted for both CE 4356 and CE 5316. Prerequisite: CE 3131 and CE 3334; or consent of instructor.

CE5317 - WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN (3 - 0)
Effluent quality standards, and theory and design of wastewater treatment plants. Design and layout of wastewater treatment systems using manufacturers' catalogs, and cost estimates. Credit not granted for both CE 4357 and CE 5317. Prerequisite: CE 3131 and CE 3334; or consent of instructor.

CE5318 - PHYSICAL-CHEMICAL PROCESSES I (3 - 0)
Principles of unit process modeling using reactor and kinetic theory, and theory and design of mixing, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, gas transfer, adsorption, ion exchange, and disinfection. Prerequisite: CE 3131 and CE 3334; or consent of instructor.

CE5319 - PHYSICAL-CHEMICAL PROCESSES II (3 - 0)
Principles of water chemistry applied to the theory and design of unit processes including coagulation, precipitation, corrosion, oxidation-reduction, and membrane processes. Prerequisite: CE 3131 and CE 3334; or consent of instructor.

CE5320 - SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT (3 - 0)
Technical aspects of current practices and new developments in the management of solid waste facilities. Theory and design of solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recovery, and reuse systems. Prerequisite: CE 3131 and CE 3334; or consent of instructor.

CE5321 - ENGINEERING FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTISTS (3 - 0)
Fundamental principles of engineering science applicable to the comprehension and design of engineered environmental systems. Includes water and air quality indices; kinetic and reactor theory; mass and energy balances; fluid system theory; and applications of physical, chemical and biological processes in the design of engineered environmental systems. May not be used to satisfy any of the requirements for a graduate degree in Civil Engineering. Prerequisite: PHYS 1441, CHEM 1442, MATH 2425.

CE5322 - AIR POLLUTION CHEMISTRY AND METEOROLOGY (3 - 0)
Designed to give students an understanding of how pollutants react and travel in the atmosphere. Topics include: chemistry of ground-level ozone formation, ozone layer depletion, acid deposition, fine particle formation, and climate change; meteorological variables impacting pollutant concentrations in the atmosphere, such as atmospheric stability, turbulence, and wind speed. Prerequisite: CE 5328 or consent of instructor.

CE5323 - AIR QUALITY MODELING (3 - 0)
Mathematical models for predicting air pollutant transport and transformation in Dispersion models are mathematical tools for predicting air pollutant concentrations, based on meteorology and sometimes chemistry, to evaluate health impacts. Topics include: basic Gaussian dispersion equation; meteorological factors affecting dispersion; stability parameters; plume rise; dispersion equation with chemical reactions/deposition; dispersion from linear sources (roadways); software; and case study. Prerequisite: CE 5328 or consent of instructor.

CE5324 - TRANSPORTATION AND AIR QUALITY (3 - 0)
Generation of pollutants in gasoline and diesel engines. Emission estimation via measurement and modeling (MOBILE 6). Prediction of pollutant concentrations near roadways. Vehicle emission control using alternative engine design, alternate fuels, add-on technology. Travel demand management and transportation control measures for emission reduction.

CE5325 - BIOLOGICAL PROCESSES (3 - 0)
Biological processes used in water quality control. Includes principles from microbiology and biochemistry applied to suspended and attached growth systems. Prerequisite: CE 5318.

CE5327 - AIR POLLUTION CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN (3 - 0)
Design of gaseous and particulate control systems, including incinerators, adsorption systems, absorption systems, biofilters, cyclones, electrostatic precipitators, fabric filters and wet scrubbers. Prerequisite: CE 5328 or consent of instructor.

CE5328 - FUNDAMENTALS OF AIR POLLUTION (3 - 0)
An introduction to the air pollution field including: atmosphere and ideal gas law; pollutant types, sources, effects; Clean Air Act; air pollution measurement; overviews of air pollution meteorology, dispersion modeling, air pollution control, and mobile sources; international air pollution; and indoor air quality. Credit not granted for both CE 4350 and CE 5328. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in CE 3334 or CE 5321 or consent of instructor.

CE5329 - ENVIRONMENTAL RISK BASED CORRECTIVE ACTION (3 - 0)
Process for the assessment and response to contamination; integrating risk and exposure practices to ensure protection of human health and environment. Includes characterization, EPA tier approach, general aspects of toxicology, dose exposure, pathways, receptors, migration and risk assessment. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE5330 - CHARACTERISTICS OF TRAFFIC (3 - 0)
The fundamental elements of traffic - the driver, the vehicle, and the roadway - are considered and then extended into studies of streams of traffic flow. Techniques of conducting traffic engineering studies, including methods of measuring speed, volume, and density, are covered along with methods for the determination of capacity on freeways and rural highways (uninterrupted flow facilities). Parking and accident studies are also included. Prerequisite: CE 3302; and CE 3301 or concurrent registration therein.

CE5331 - TRAFFIC ENGINEERING OPERATIONS (3 - 0)
Methods of traffic regulation and control optimization. Traffic laws, motorist communication by means of traffic control devices, and the design and operation of both fixed time and actuated traffic signals at intersections. Analysis and design techniques for intersections using capacity and level of service concepts. Credit will not be granted for both CE 4313 and CE 5331. Prerequisite: CE 3302; and CE 3301 or concurrent registration therein.

CE5332 - HIGHWAY DESIGN (3 - 0)
Geometric considerations necessary for the design of city streets, highways, and freeways such as the cross sections, vertical and horizontal alignment, sight distances and stopping distances. Includes the design of maneuver areas, channelization, ramps, intersections, and interchanges. Credit will not be granted for both CE 4312 and CE 5332. Prerequisite: CE 3302.

CE5333 - TRAFFIC CONTROL SYSTEMS (3 - 0)
Control algorithms and optimization of splits, offsets, and cycle lengths for arterial progression and traffic signals in networks; computer simulation techniques; problem solving with computer simulation and optimization packages; freeway control using ramp meters and dynamic motorist communications. Prerequisite: CE 4313 or CE 5331.

CE5335 - AIRPORT ENGINEERING (3 - 0)
Airport master planning, for forecasting air travel demand, airside capacity, passenger terminal design, air traffic control, land access planning and design, landside operations, air cargo facility design. Prerequisite: CE 3302.

CE5336 - PAVEMENT DESIGN (3 - 0)
Principles and theoretical concepts of rigid and flexible pavements for highways and airfields; effects of traffic loads, natural forces, and material quality; current design practices; and live cycle cost analysis. Prerequisite: CE 3302, CE 3261, and CE 3343.

CE5337 - URBAN TRANSPORTATION PLANNING (3 - 0)
Theory and application of a comprehensive urban transportation planning methodology. Basic studies of population dynamics, urban growth, land use, forecasting trip generation and distribution, traffic assignment, mode split, evaluation, simulation models, characteristics of mass transit and other non-auto modes, and system design and evaluation. Credit will not be granted for both CE 4311 and CE 5337. Prerequisite: CE 3301 and CE 3302; or consent of instructor.

CE5338 - SYSTEM EVALUATION (3 - 0)
Techniques necessary to perform economic and multi-criteria evaluations of civil engineering projects. These will be used to assess the strengths and weaknesses of different decision-making strategies and analyze contemporary topics and case studies in making civil engineering decisions. Prerequisite: IE 3312 or equivalent.

CE5344 - CONSTRUCTION METHODS: FIELD OPERATIONS (3 - 0)
Introduction to the methods, equipment, and management techniques used in the construction industry. Topics include equipment operating characteristics, job site safety, and field management. Credit not granted for both CE 5344 and CE 4332. Prerequisite: CE 3343.

CE5345 - INFRASTRUCTURE EVALUATION, MAINTENANCE, AND REHABILITATION (3 - 0)
This course is designed for engineers and managers involved in infrastructure development, sustainability, and replacement. Topics include asset management, inspection, evaluation, maintenance and rehabilitation alternatives for water distribution, waste and water collection, surface and subsurface drainage, pavements, bridges, culverts, buildings, and other structures. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE5346 - OPEN CHANNEL FLOW (3 - 0)
Open channel hydraulic principles, flow classification, backwater curves, transitions, obstructions, bends, flood flow computations, and urban watershed applications. Credit not granted for both CE 4358 and CE 5346. Prerequisite: CE 3305 and CE 4328, or consent of instructor.

CE5347 - ADVANCED HYDROLOGY (3 - 0)
Elements of hydrometeorology, infiltration, soil moisture, hydrographs, rainfall runoff relationships, and effects of these factors with regard to water resources, urban watersheds, flood control, and environmental issues. Prerequisite: CE 3309 and CE 4328.

CE5348 - GROUNDWATER HYDROLOGY (3 - 0)
Hydrology and hydrogeology of groundwater to include aquifer and vadose properties and measurements, basic flow systems and solutions, well systems, elementary contaminate transport, water quality, recharge, subsidence, flow system analysis, flow nets, and leaky aquifers. Prerequisite: CE 3309 or consent of instructor.

CE5351 - ADVANCED THEORY OF STRUCTURES (3 - 0)
Classical analysis of indeterminate beam, frames, and trusses. Analysis of single suspension systems; cable stayed structures; and nonlinearity of cable suspension systems. Analysis of structures for temperature loading; plastic analysis of structures; yield line analysis; and large deformation analysis. Analysis of arches and suspension systems: two hinged arches and fixed arches. Prerequisite: CE 3341

CE5354 - WATER RESOURCES PLANNING (3 - 0)
Historical and current water development concepts. Administrative and allocation concerns. General principles and procedures of water resource planning includes regional, multipurpose, economic and systems considerations. Prerequisite: CE 3301, CE 3309, and IE 3312; or consent of instructor.

CE5355 - ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING (3 - 0)
Overview of environmental law and regulations and permit development critical to design and construction, such as Stormwater Pollution Prevention and Planning, Environmental Impact (Statements, Assessments and Exclusion), Nationwide Permits, USA COE Permits and related screening models. Credit not granted for both CE 5355 and CE 4333. Prerequisite: CE 3334 or consent of instructor.

CE5356 - SURFACE WATER QUALITY MODELING (3 - 0)
Contaminant transport and fate in surface water. Engineering methods assessing surface water and transport for water and sediment quality. Modeling dissolved oxygen, chemicals, and waterborne substances. Prerequisites: CE 5319 and CE 5346.

CE5357 - HYDROLOGIC TECHNIQUES (3 - 0)
A study of current hydrologic techniques and methods for the analysis of hydrologic variables necessary in the design of projects such as bridges, culverts, reservoirs. Techniques involve extreme value statistics, model hydrographs, deterministic and stochastic methods for data analysis. Prerequisite: CE 5357 or consent of instructor.

CE5358 - HAZARDOUS WASTE MANAGEMENT (3 - 0)
Sources, chemistry, monitoring, and classifications of hazardous wastes. Discussions of environmental hazards, legal aspects, transportation, detoxification, storage, and disposal and incineration. Prerequisite: CE 3334 or CE 5321 or consent of instructor.

CE5359 - GROUNDWATER CONTAMINANT MODELING (3 - 0)
Study of sources and fates of contamination in groundwater. Mathematical modeling of reactive and nonreactive pollutant movement. Aquifer restoration strategies. Prerequisites: CE 5319 and CE 5348.

CE5361 - DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF ASPHALT CONCRETE (3 - 0)
An in-depth study of the properties of constituent materials for asphalt concrete mixtures. Design methods for Hot-Mixes Asphalt (HMA) and Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA). Theory and practice of asphalt concrete mix for pavements, including specifications and construction methods for hot-mix asphalt and surface treatments. Maintenance and rehabilitation of flexible pavements. Relationships of material engineering properties to pavement design and performance. Credit not granted for both CE 5361 and CE 4336. Prerequisite: CE 3261.

CE5362 - RIGID PAVEMENTS (3 - 0)
Portland cement concrete mix design and production. Paving operations. Saw and seal operations. Subgrade preparation. Base selection. Drainage selection, design and construction. Bonded and unbonded concrete overlays. Whitetopping and Ultra-Thin Whitetopping. Concrete pavement restoration; Quality Assurance and Quality Control in Concrete Pavement Construction. Credit not granted for both CE 5362 and CE 4337. Prerequisite: CE 3261 or equivalent.

CE5363 - CONSTITUTIVE MODELING OF SOILS (3 - 0)
Fundamental aspects of elasto-plastic behavior of soils along axisymmetric stress paths, shear strength of soils in light of critical state soil mechanics, and constitutive models to predict soil response under saturated and partially saturated conditions, including Cam Clay and modified Cam Clay models. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5364 - FOUNDATION ANALYSIS AND DESIGN (3 - 0)
The design, construction, and performance of footings, rafts, and piles founded on or in sands, clays, silts, stratified soils, and weak rock. Includes the influence of various geologic terrain on selecting foundation type and constructability, in-situ investigations to determine material design parameters, bearing capacity, and settlement of foundations. Credit not granted for both CE 5364 and CE 4321. Prerequisite: CE 3343.

CE5365 - THEORETICAL SOIL MECHANICS (3 - 0)
Theory of consolidation, magnitude, time rate, pore pressure dissipation with variable construction rate and layered soils. Secondary compression, preconsolidation, and preloading. Shear strength of soil. Critical state soil mechanics, dilation and strain-softening in drained shear, pore pressure response in undrained shear, including static liquefaction. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5366 - SOIL DYNAMICS (3 - 0)
Fundamental aspects of mechanical behavior and characterization of soils and earth structures subjected to dynamic loads, including wave propagation in soils, dynamic soil properties, liquefaction of soils, dynamic bearing capacity of shallow foundations, seismic design of retaining walls, and seismic slope stability. Prerequisite: CE 2210 and CE 3343 ; or consent of instructor.

CE5367 - DESIGN OF EARTH STRUCTURES (3 - 0)
Study of the states of stress and analysis techniques associated with cuts, fills, and retaining structures. Includes slope stability, embankment reinforcement, conventional and reinforced earth retaining walls, excavation bracing, and sheet pile wharf structures. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5368 - UNSATURATED SOIL MECHANICS (3 - 0)
Fundamental aspects of the mechanical behavior of unsaturated soils, including stress and volumetric state variables, matrix suction measurements and soil-water characteristic curves, shear-strain-strength and volume change responses, and suction-controlled laboratory testing techniques. Prerequisites: CE 3343 and CE 5363; or consent of instructor.

CE5369 - COMPUTATIONAL GEOTECHNICS (3 - 0)
Introduction to analytical, finite differences, and finite element modeling, analyses of embankments, earth dams, slopes, excavation support systems including soldier pile and diaphragm walls, shallow and deep foundation systems, and other geostructures using different geotechnical software. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5370 - EXPERIMENTAL SOIL MECHANICS (3 - 0)
Fundamentals of experimental studies of soil behavior, soil properties and their laboratory test methods which include consolidation, direct shear, static triaxial, cyclic triaxial, resonant column, bender elements and other advanced geotechnical laboratory tests, instrumentation and measurement techniques. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5371 - SOIL BEHAVIOR (3 - 0)
Fundamental aspects of soil behavior, bonding, crystal structure, surface characteristics, clay mineralogy, soil-water movement, fabric, effective stress concepts, conduction phenomena, consolidation, and shear strength. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5372 - GEOSYNTHETICS (3 - 0)
Geosynthetics properties and testing, design of geotextiles, geogrids, geonets, and geomembranes for applications in separation, pavement, embankment and retaining wall reinforcement, soil stabilization, filtration, drainage and liquid barrier, construction guidelines and case histories. Credit not granted for both CE 5372 and 4322. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5373 - ENVIRONMENTAL GEOTECHNOLOGY (3 - 0)
Physical and chemical principles of clays, clay mineralogy, coupled flow, hydraulic conductivity, in situ and laboratory tests, chemical transport, adsorption of chemicals, risk assessment and soil remediation technologies, bioremediation, phytoremediation, electrokinetics and soil washing, waste containment. Prerequisite: CE 5371 or consent of instructor.

CE5374 - GROUND IMPROVEMENT (3 - 0)
Introduction and types of ground improvement for different problem soils including soft and expansive soils, shallow and deep soil densification, sand drains and wick drains, chemical modification, chemical binders and mechanisms of ground improvement, different types of grouting, deep mixing, stone columns, soil nailing, ground anchors, geosynthetics, MSE walls, reinforced slopes. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5375 - GEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS OF LANDFILLS (3 - 0)
Introduction and types of landfills, landfill site selection, siting and configuration, compacted and geosynthetic clay liners, final cover design, landfill settlement and slope stability, post closure uses of landfills, leachate and gas generation, collection and removal system, bioreactor landfills and future trends. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5376 - GIS IN GEOTECHNICS (3 - 0)
Introduction to GIS,Geographical Information Systems, (ArcInfo/ArcView) based applications in geotechnical engineering, including bore-log database management and profiling, spatial analyses and assessment of liquefaction, ground motion amplification, landslide, and groundwater contamination hazard potentials. Prerequisite: CE 3343 or consent of instructor.

CE5377 - CONSTRUCTION PROJECT MANAGEMENT & JOB COSTING (3 - 0)
Financial aspects and job costing of a construction project. Includes project management principles, budgets, cost codes, cost-to-complete, and financial reports specific to the management of a construction company and project control. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE5378 - CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS, SPECIFICATIONS, & ADMINISTRATION (3 - 0)
Types of construction contracts, contractual relationship between general contractor and owner, contractual relationship between general contractor and subcontractors, legal issues in construction administration, insurance, and concepts in value engineering. Reading and evaluating specifications, CSI Master Format. Credit not granted for both CE 4334 and CE 5378. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE5379 - CONSTRUCTION COST ESTIMATING (3 - 0)
Types of estimates, development of unit costs, quantities take-off, cost estimating using manual methods and computerized cost estimating, budgets, and costs. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in CE 5386.

CE5382 - NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION OF MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES (3 - 0)
Covers nondestructive methods and their application to engineered structures and components. Methods covered include: ultrasonic testing, acoustic emission, vibration, impact-echo, visual inspection, and frequency response. Prerequisite: CE 2313.

CE5383 - EXPERIMENTAL STRESS ANALYSIS (3 - 0)
Introduction to experimental stress-analysis techniques. Theory and application of mechanical strain gages, electrical strain gages, introduction to photoelastic and thermal techniques, and brittle coatings. Prerequisite: CE 2313.

CE5384 - BRIDGE DESIGN (3 - 0)
Analysis and design-synthesis of bridges and guideways for vehicles using latest recommended practice documents. Covers concrete, steel, and timber structures including construction practices and procedures. Prerequisites: CE 4347 and CE 4348.

CE5385 - STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS (3 - 0)
Equation of motion for single degree of freedom systems including: free vibration; harmonic and periodic excitations; arbitrary, step and pulse excitations. Dynamic response of multi degree of freedom systems including: free vibration; computation of vibration properties of structures; damping in structures; modal analysis; and response history analysis. Dynamic analysis of systems with distributed mass. Prerequisite: CE 5303 or consent of instructor.

CE5386 - CONSTRUCTION PLANNING & SCHEDULING (3 - 0)
Construction productivity, planning, & scheduling of operations, flow charts, linear programming, critical path method (CPM), program evaluation review techniques (PERT), precedence networks. Computer methods. Prerequisite: concurrent with CE 5379.

CE5387 - CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY (3 - 0)
Evaluation of construction project management's effectiveness. An investigation of the advanced techniques required for improvement of construction projects including time, cost, quality management, preplanning, field evaluation techniques, time-lapse photograph, safety, human factors, and communications. Prerequisite: CE 5379, CE 5386 and IE 5318.

CE5388 - PIPELINE CONSTRUCTION AND TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGY (3 - 0)
Pipeline and utility design, construction and renewal. Topics include pipeline infrastructure structural considerations, planning and construction considerations, pipe materials, and trenchless technologies. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

CE5389 - PIPELINE INFRASTRUCTURE ASSET MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY (3 - 0)
Pipeline infrastructure inventory, inspection, and life cycle costs. Topics include pipeline deterioration parameters, asset management technologies, risk assessment, government regulations and case studies. Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor.

CE5391 - ADVANCED STUDIES IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (3 - 0)
Individual studies of advanced topics under the supervision of a professor or professors. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE5395 - MASTER'S PROJECT (3 - 0)
Non-thesis master's degree candidates with approval to include a project in their program. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and approval of Civil Engineering Graduate Advisor.

CE5398 - THESIS (3 - 0)
Research and preparation pertaining to the master's thesis. Graded F, R.

CE5695 - MASTER'S PROJECT (6 - 0)
Non-thesis master's degree candidates with approval to include a project in their program. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and approval of Civil Engineering Graduate Advisor.

CE5698 - THESIS (6 - 0)
Research and preparation pertaining to the master's thesis. Graded F, P, R.

CE6197 - RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (1 - 0)
Individual supervised research projects. May be repeated for credit. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and approval of Supervising Committee Chair.

CE6297 - RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (2 - 0)
Individual supervised research projects. May be repeated for credit. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and approval of Supervising Committee Chair.

CE6300 - ADVANCED TOPICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (3 - 0)
Topics of current interest in the field of civil engineering. The subject title is listed in the class schedule and in the student's record. Topics vary. May be repeated for credit when topic changes. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE6306 - PUBLIC TRANSIT PLANNING & OPERATIONS (3 - 0)
Theory and application of technologies used for transit demand analysis, routing, scheduling, evaluation, crew assignment, maintenance strategies, and management. Land-use impact on public transit policy and operation is also introduced. Prerequisite: CE 4311.

CE6308 - ANALYTICAL MODELS IN TRANSPORTATION (3 - 0)
Development and analysis of mathematical models in transportation. Topics include travel demand, trip generation, distribution, mode choice, assignment, plan evaluation, spatial distribution, traffic control and flow models; principles of behavioral, econometric, deterministic, probabilistic, and chaotic simulation models, and their applications. Prerequisite: CE 4311.

CE6309 - TRAFFIC FLOW THEORY (3 - 0)
Speed, density relationships of vehicular traffic flow; statistical aspects of traffic events and queuing processes; deterministic models and simulation models of traffic flow behavior; applications of flow theory to traffic problem solutions. Prerequisite: CE 5330 or equivalent.

CE6311 - ADVANCED FOUNDATION DESIGN (3 - 0)
Subsurface investigations; advanced design of mat foundations, retaining walls, reinforced retaining walls, anchor tie-backs, driven piles, and piers; destructive and nondestructive tests on deep foundations; group piles, laterally loaded piles, and design of foundations in expansive soils. Prerequisite: CE 4321 or 5364.

CE6312 - IN-SITU TESTING (3 - 0)
Site characterization, in-situ testing procedures and soil property interpretation methods for standard penetration tests, cone penetration tests utilizing friction cone, piezocone, and seismic cone, dilatometer, vane shear, pressure meter, and bore hole shear tests, non-destructive tests for pavement subgrade characterization. Prerequisite: CE 3143 or CE 5370, or consent of instructor.

CE6313 - DESIGN OF EARTH DAMS (3 - 0)
Introduction to dams and levees, failure and damage analysis, erosion, seepage, filter, drainage design, foundation preparation for problematic subsoil conditions, seepage induced slope stability issues, desiccation crack and erosion control, numerical modeling and case studies, seismic issues. Prerequisite: CE 5367 or consent of instructor.

CE6314 - STORMWATER MODELING (3 - 0)
Hydrologic modeling methods and issues, urban watershed modeling, methods of system analysis; analysis of hydrologic components as linear and nonlinear systems, watershed response, kinematic wave; and model parameters optimization. Prerequisite: CE 5346 and 5347.

CE6315 - ADVANCED HYDRAULICS (3 - 0)
Flow resistance, St. Venant equations, solution of St. Venant by finite difference methods, dam break problem, water hammer intro to finite elements to open channel flow. Prerequisites: CE 5346 and 5347.

CE6316 - SEDIMENT TRANSPORT (3 - 0)
Sourcing the sediment influx, the settling velocity, Shields critical shear stress, design with critical shear, bedload transport equations, suspended load transport, total transport equation, regime theory as index of stability. Prerequisites: CE 5346 or 4358, and CE 5347.

CE6324 - INDUSTRIAL AND HAZARDOUS WASTES (3 - 0)
Industrial classification and profile, waste characterization, industrial waste survey and sewer plan, sampling and data analysis, hazardous and priority chemicals and their impact, waste minimization, pretreatment regulations, specialized physical, chemical, and biological waste treatment processes, specific industries and applicable waste treatment process train, combined industrial and municipal waste treatment. Prerequisite: CE 5319, CE 5325 or consent of instructor.

CE6329 - ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CONTROL PROCESSES (2 - 3)
Standard laboratory techniques for unit operations and processes in environmental engineering. Advanced environmental engineering theories and practices, research topics, and methods. Prerequisite: CE 5319, CE 5325 or consent of instructor.

CE6350 - ADVANCED CONCRETE DESIGN II (3 - 0)
Detailing of connections for ductility demands, modified compression field theory, strut and tie modeling of systems and areas, design of shear walls and hybrid construction; concrete folded plates and shells. Prerequisite: CE 5312.

CE6352 - ADVANCED FINITE ELEMENT METHOD (3 - 0)
Weak and mixed formulations; Eulerian and Lagrangian mesh formulations; plane stress and plane strain, axisymmetric element equations; two dimensional elasticity equations; 2-D and 3-D isoparametric formulations; error analysis and convergence criteria for linear/nonlinear problems; nonlinear-geometric, materials, and contact formulation; cyclic plasticity formulation. Prerequisite: CE 5303.

CE6354 - REPAIR AND REHABILITATION OF STRUCTURES (3 - 0)
Causes of distress, evaluation methods for condition, strength, serviceability; repair materials, repair techniques, and quality control methods for repair of concrete. Criteria for rehabilitation; retrofit techniques for change in function, loading, and seismic forces. Prerequisites: CE 5311 and 5312.

CE6355 - EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING (3 - 0)
Earthquake characteristics; design of structures to resist earthquakes. Characterization of earthquakes for design. Development of design criteria for elastic and inelastic structural response. Seismic performance of various structural systems. Prediction of nonlinear seismic behavior. Basis for code design procedures. Preliminary design of steel and reinforced concrete structures. Evaluation of earthquake vulnerability of existing structures and rehabilitation of seismic deficiencies. Prerequisites: CE 5385.

CE6356 - ENERGY METHODS (3 - 0)
Principles of mechanics; elastic beams and frames; variational method: curved cantilever beams; Rayleigh Ritz method; special form of Euler equation; differential equation for beam; variation of double integral; first variation of triple integral. Deformable bodies using indicial notation; buckling using energy method; Lagrange and Hamilton Principles; theory and analysis of plates; theory and buckling; and theory of vibration. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CE6357 - STRUCTURAL STABILITY (3 - 0)
Buckling of columns; approximate method of analysis for buckling problems; beam columns; structural system stability (buckling of frames); lateral torsional buckling; buckling of plates; and buckling of axially compressed cylindrical shells. Prerequisites: CE 3341; CE 5303 or concurrent enrollment.

CE6358 - NUMERIC METHODS IN MECHANICS (3 - 0)
Introduction to matrices; vector spaces; tensors, Eigenvalue problems. Solution to discrete systems: steady state problems and propagation problems. Solution of continuous systems: differential formulation; variational method; and weighted residual methods. Solution of linear and nonlinear static equilibrium equations. Prerequisite: CE 3341.

CE6359 - PLATES AND SHELLS (3 - 0)
Introduction to differential geometry; equilibrium of plate and shell elements; equilibrium equations for shell revolutions; compound shells; nonsymmetrical loaded shell; anti-symmetrical loaded shell; membrane theory; constitutive law; analysis of plates and shells using energy method; and bending and stability of plates and shells. Prerequisite: CE 5315.

CE6360 - THEORY OF ELASTICITY (3 - 0)
Introductory mathematical concepts: vector calculus; tensor algebra. Theory of deformation; strain displacement relations in orthogonal curvilinear coordinate systems. Theory of stress; differential equation of equilibrium in curvilinear spatial coordinates; three dimensional equations of elasticity; nonlinear constitutive relationship; plane theory of elasticity; and plane elasticity in polar coordinates. Prerequisite: CE 5315.

CE6391 - ADVANCED PROJECTS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (3 - 0)
Projects using and developing emerging technology. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and approval of Civil Engineering Graduate Advisor.

CE6397 - RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (3 - 0)
Individual supervised research projects. May be repeated for credit. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and approval of Supervising Committee Chair.

CE6399 - DISSERTATION (3 - 0)
Preparation of a doctoral dissertation in civil engineering. Graded F, R. Prerequisite: admission to candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy degree.

CE6697 - RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (6 - 0)
Individual supervised research projects. May be repeated for credit. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and approval of Supervising Committee Chair.

CE6699 - DISSERTATION (6 - 0)
Preparation of a doctoral dissertation in civil engineering. Graded F, R. Prerequisite: admission to candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy degree.

CE6997 - RESEARCH IN CIVIL ENGINEERING (9 - 0)
Individual supervised research projects. May be repeated for credit. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: consent of instructor and approval of Supervising Committee Chair.

CE6999 - DISSERTATION (9 - 0)
Preparation of a doctoral dissertation in civil engineering. Graded F, P, R. Prerequisite: admission to candidacy for the Doctor of Philosophy degree.

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