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CEE 100 Twenty-First Century Civil and Environmental Engineering (1)
Introduction to the modern discipline of civil and environmental engineering including major sub-disciplines, professional careers, projects, and departmental faculty. Explores the different disciplines and their relevance to today's students. Credit/no-credit only. Offered: W.
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CEE 220 Introduction to Mechanics of Materials (4) NW
Introduction to the concepts of stress, deformation, and strain in solid materials. Development of basic relationships among loads, stresses, and deflections of structural and machine elements such as rods, shafts, and beams. Load-carrying capacity of these elements under tension, compression, torsion, bending, and shear forces. Prerequisite: minimum grade of 2.0 in A A 210. Instructors: Berman, Reed Offered: AWSp.
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CEE 250 Environmental Processes and flows (3) NW
Introduces the concepts of environmental materials and energy balance within the context of Pacific Northwest case studies, in particular nutrient loading, eutrophication, hypoxia/fish kills, water treatment, and global climate change and its regional impacts on water resources and hydrologic cycles. Prerequisite: either MATH 120, or MATH 124. Instructors: Brett Offered: Sp.
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CEE 291 Introduction to AutoCAD for Civil Engineers (2) NW
Provides an introduction to engineering drafting and graphical communication. Includes application of drafting standards and structure as well as creating and modifying basic drawings in 2D and 3D drafting in AutoCAD. Introduces reading plan sets and creating portions of plan sets applied to civil and environmental engineering fields. Prerequisite: MATH 124 or MATH 112. Offered: AWSp.
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CEE 297 Foreign Study (3-5, max. 15)
For participants in approved foreign-study programs. May not be used to satisfy upper-division major requirements.
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CEE 298 Special Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering (1-5, max. 10)
Explores special topics in civil and environmental engineering.
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CEE 299 Independent Project (1-5, max. 10)
Research on special topics under supervision of a faculty member. May not be used to satisfy upper-division major requirements. Offered: AWSpS.
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CEE 307 Construction Engineering (5)
Introduces construction engineering including construction methods, engineering economics, contracts, project delivery methods, plan and specifications, scheduling, estimating, productivity, environmental regulations, safety and green construction. Uses scheduling and estimating software tools and emphasizes communication engineering information. Offered: AW.
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CEE 317 GeoSurveying (5)
Measurement and digital mapping techniques; integration of surveying methods and techniques, monitoring of structures; spatial data collection and integration with surveying data; adjustment of measurements, concepts of error; surveying control; coordinate systems, transformation; highway vertical curves; Earthwork, leveling and datum consideration, photogrammetry, GPS, GIS, remote sensing, cadastral and construction surveys, digital mapping. Prerequisite: either MATH 126, MATH 134, MATH 135, or MATH 136. Offered: A.
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CEE 327 Transportation Engineering (5)
Studies vehicular transportation fundamentals including vehicle dynamics, geometric design, pavement design, traffic flow concepts, level of service analysis, intelligent transportation systems, travel demand prediction methods, freight logistics, and management of transportation systems. Includes a review of relevant vehicle operating characteristics. Prerequisite: PHYS 121; either MATH 126, MATH 134, MATH 135, or MATH 136. Offered: WSp.
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CEE 337 Construction Materials (5)
General treatment of physical and mechanical properties and engineering behavior of metallic and nonmetallic materials. Steel, aluminum, aggregates, portland cement concrete, bituminous materials, asphalt concrete, wood. Laboratory testing, instrumentation, and investigation into macro-behavior. Sustainability issues including recycling, energy requirements, and greenhouse gas production associated with the materials. Prerequisite: CEE 220. Offered: ASp.
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CEE 347 Introduction to Fluid Mechanics (5)
Introduces the mechanics of incompressible fluids and their applications. Hydrostatic pressure forces. Kinematics, potential flows, and the Bernoulli equation. Conservation of mass, momentum, and energy. Laminar and turbulent flows. Flow in pipes, pipe networks, and open channel flows. Prerequisite: CEE 220; M E 230; PHYS 122. Instructors: Horner-Devine, Lundquist, Thomson Offered: AW.
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CEE 348 Hydrology and Environmental Fluid Mechanics (4) A. HORNER-DEVINE, E. ISTANBULLUOGLU, J. LUNDQUIST
Introduction to the physical processes that govern transport and mixing in the environment. The course uses fluid mechanical principles to understand flow in the atmosphere, river basins, groundwater, lakes and estuaries with implications for the movement of water, contaminant and other tracers through the environment. Prerequisite: CEE 347 and PHYS 123. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 349 Case Studies in Environmental Engineering (3)
Case studies are used to introduce fundamental environmental engineering concepts with a focus on engineering approaches that consider the interconnectedness of human and environmental systems. Prerequisite: CHEM 162. Offered: A.
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CEE 350 Mass and Energy Balances in Environmental Engineering (4)
Introduces concepts of mass balance, energy balance, and mass transport, and movement of water, chemicals, and energy through natural and engineered environmental systems, with application to water treatment, global elemental cycles, the earth's energy balance. Credit cannot be applied toward graduation for both CEE 350 and CHEM E 310 Prerequisite: CHEM 162, PHYS 122, AMATH 351, or MATH 307. .
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CEE 352 Introduction to Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology (4)
Introduction to chemical and microbiological processes in natural and engineered environmental systems. Identification of key classes of chemicals and microorganisms; thermodynamics and kinetics of chemical and microbiological processes, their impacts on ecological and human health, and their importance in biogeochemical cycles and in environmental engineering applications. Prerequisite: CHEM 162, AA 260, CHEM E 326, or ME 323; and BIOL 180.
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CEE 354 Environmental Engineering Applications (5)
Examines sources, impacts, and regulation of soil, water, and air pollutants, with emphasis on technologies for preventing and mitigating environmental pollution. Introduces applications of mass and energy balances and principles of chemistry and microbiology in design and operation of subsurface remediation, water and wastewater treatment, and air pollution control processes. Prerequisite: CEE 350, or CHEME 310; and CEE 352, or CHEM 237, or CHEM 223. Offered: W.
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CEE 356 Quantitative and Conceptual Tools for Sustainability (4)
Conceptual and quantitative tools are introduced that incorporate sustainability principles into environmental engineering. It uses a systems analysis perspective to address critical issues in environmental engineering. Topics include life cycle analysis and long-term system mass balances that facilitate decision making and process optimization at generational time scales. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 357 Environmental Engineering (5)
Describes water and air resources, parameters that characterize their quality, and how their use alters their properties. Elements of hydrology. Mass and energy balances as applied to environmental systems. Global environmental change. Basics of aquatic chemistry and microbiology applied to municipal water and wastewater treatment operation. Groundwater contamination and treatment. Prerequisite: CHEM 142, CHEM 143, or CHEM 145 Offered: WSp.
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CEE 367 Geotechnical Engineering (5)
Fundamental engineering properties of soil and rock; depositional processes and physical characteristics, hydro-conductive properties and advective flow; volume change characteristics including short- and long- term deformation; shear strength properties; and applications of basic concepts to practical problems such as foundation design and slope stability. Prerequisite: CEE 347. Instructors: Arduino, Kramer, Wartman Offered: WSp.
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CEE 377 Introduction to Structural Design (5) Berman, Eberhard, Reed, Roeder
Introduces the concepts, approaches, procedures, and codes for the structural design. Characterization of structural loads. Structural systems and system behavior. Analysis of statically determinate structures and introduction to analysis of statically indeterminate structures including approximate methods. Introduction to the behavior and design of fundamental structural member. Prerequisite CEE 220. Offered: AW.
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CEE 404 Infrastructure Construction (4) S. MUENCH
Basic concepts of large transportation infrastructure construction projects including planning, scheduling, life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA), construction cost, logistics, productivity and, where applicable, traffic impacts. Term project is designed around a large-scale I-5 pavement reconstruction project involving construction, traffic, and the interaction between the two. Involves presentations on local transportation infrastructure projects. Prerequisite: CEE 307. Offered: W.
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CEE 405 Traffic Simulation (3)
In-depth discussion of microscopic traffic simulation models. Will provide engineering and planning students the information on how to develop and operate traffic simulation models and evaluate and present results from simulation models. Hands-on course projects and labs will be used for this course. Prerequisite: CEE 327
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CEE 409 Engineering Rome: Study Abroad (5) Muench
Covers Roman civil engineering over 3,000 years from Ancient Rome to the present day. Introduces civil engineering topics reinforced by practical engineering calculations, local experts, and site visits. Provides international and historical perspective on engineering and the contributions of engineers to infrastructure and society.
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CEE 410 Traffic Engineering Fundamentals (3)
General review of the fundamentals of traffic engineering, including their relationship to transportation operations management and planning, with emphasis on calculations and procedures in the Highway Capacity Manual; field surveys and data analysis. Prerequisite: CEE 327. Offered: W.
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CEE 412 Transportation Data Management (3)
Introduction to modern concepts, theories, and tools for transportation data management and analysis. Applications of software tools for transportation data storage, information retrieval, knowledge discovery, data exchange, online information sharing, statistical analysis, system optimization, and decision support. Prerequisite: CEE 327. Instructors: Wang Offered: W.
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CEE 416 Urban Transportation Planning and Design (3)
Brief review of major issues in urban transportation planning. Planning process discussed and transportation models introduced. Uses a systems framework, including goals and objectives, evaluation, implementation, and monitoring. A design term project, individual or small groups, utilizes material presented on a contemporary problem. Prerequisite: CEE 327. Offered: A.
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CEE 418 Computer-Aided Planning of Urban Systems (3)
Survey of online planning applications; use of various on-line systems to solve urban systems design problems; investigations of hardware/software tradeoffs; human factors in man-computer systems design theory as it relates to problem-solving activity. Offered: jointly with URBDP 429.
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CEE 420 Engineering with Developing Communities (3) DIV
Introduces key technologies, theories, and challenges of infrastructure design for development. Covers technologies for energy, water, sanitation, and disaster response in low-resource contexts. Explores development theory and cross-cultural communication as they pertain to global infrastructure design.
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CEE 421 Pavement Design & Construction (4) J. MAHONEY, S. MUENCH, J. YAMAURA
Structural design and construction processes associated with bituminous and concrete pavements. Covers theory, practice, and software tools for structural thickness design and layered elastic analysis; as well as construction methods, materials, and logistics. Includes small group case-study work on actual paving projects and state-of-the-art mobile project inspection software use. Prerequisite: CEE 337. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 422 Energy and Transportation (3) T. LARSON, J. MAHONEY
Introduces climate change; vehicles, energy requirements and pollution; transportation fuels; energy and power plant terminology; traditional fossil fuel, nuclear, and renewable energy plants; permitting power plants and projects. Prerequisite: CEE 327. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 424 GIS for Civil Engineers (3)
GIS in civil engineering applications. Geographic and spatial data types and acquiring considerations. Data models and structures. Projections and transformations. Attribute-based operation, spatial operations. Surfaces and near neighbors. Training on Arc GIS software. Prerequisite: CEE 317. Offered: AS.
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CEE 425 Reinforced Concrete Construction (3) D. JANSSEN
Processes in constructing reinforced concrete structures. Identification and development of solutions to potential constructability problems. Lectures augmented with industry speakers and a field trip to a building under construction. Requires senior or graduate standing in Civil Engineering or Construction Management and familiarity with reinforced concrete design/construction. Prerequisite: either CEE 291 or AutoCAD experience; a minimum grade of 2.5 in either CEE 428 or CEE 452. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 428 Lightweight Cementitious Composites ([0-2]-, max. 2) Janssen
Introduces the process of designing within constraints and introductory experimental design. Covers the importance of proper laboratory documentation. Examines the characteristics of cementitious binders and elementary composite behavior. Considers constructability. Interprets pre- and post-cracking elastic behavior. Includes organization and production of technical report the documents work performed. Offered: A.
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CEE 429 Sustainability in Building Infrastructure (3)
Provides an overview of how to plan, design, construct, and manage high performance building infrastructures. Topics include integrated project delivery, green building rating systems, green building design codes and energy standards, measurement and verification of building performance, and retrofitting existing building through building energy audit. Prerequisite: CEE 307. Offered: A.
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CEE 431 Seismology and Earthquake Engineering (3) NW
Presents an overview of earthquake processes and details of the characteristics of destructive ground motion; illustrates the effects of such motion on engineering structures; reviews current practice in estimating earthquake hazards for important structures such as nuclear power plants. Prerequisite: either ESS 310, MATH 126, MATH 134, or both MATH 307 and MATH 308. Offered: jointly with ESS 465.
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CEE 436 Foundation Design (3)
Design considerations for foundations and retaining structures. Subsurface investigations and determination of soil properties for design. Design of shallow and deep foundations and retaining structures. Foundations and soil considerations for waterfront structures. Prerequisite: CEE 367. Offered: AW.
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CEE 437 Engineering Geology I (3)
General overview of engineering geology and its importance to civil engineers. Topics include geologic processes, hazards, subsurface investigations, classification of geologic materials, data synthesis, and natural construction materials.
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CEE 440 Professional Practice Studio (2)
Fundamentals of integrated civil engineering design, professional services marketing, project management, team dynamics, total quality management, value engineering, professional liability, and applied ethics in engineering practice. Emphasis on written and oral communications and on ethical, social, and economic factors. Offered: W.
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CEE 441 Transportation and Construction Capstone Design Project (5)
Comprehensive design project focusing on planning, design, and construction of a transportation project such as highways, transit, and airports. Prerequisite: CEE 327; CEE 440; either CEE 404, CEE 410, CEE 412, CEE 416, CEE 421, CEE 424, or CEE 425. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 442 Structural Geotechnical Capstone Design Project (5)
Comprehensive team design project focusing on structural and geotechnical engineering. Requires design drawings, written reports, and oral presentations interfacing with related fields such as aesthetics and architecture, mechanical systems, traffic, environmental planning. Prerequisite: CEE 440; either CEE 451 or CEE 452; one additional course from CEE 436, CEE 451, CEE 452, CEE 453, CEE 454, CEE 456, or CEE 457. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 444 Water Resources and Hydraulic Engineering Capstone Design Project (5)
Opportunity to effect design solutions for projects or major project components in such representative areas as reservoirs and associated systems for flood control, water supply, irrigation, and hydroelectric power, surface water control systems, fisheries related projects, small harbors, and coastal engineering problems. Prerequisite: either CEE 345 or CEE 347; CEE 440; either CEE 475, CEE 476, CEE 482, CEE 483, or CEE 484. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 445 Environmental Engineering Capstone Design Project (5)
Individual and group design studies addressing environmental engineering problems such as stormwater management, water and wastewater treatment facilities, and residual processing. Prepare proposals, engineering reports, and alternative evaluations; process equipment design, present reports on selected design problems. Prerequisite: either CEE 345 or CEE 347; CEE 440; either CEE 473, CEE 475 CEE 476, CEE 481, CEE 482, CEE 483, or CEE 484. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 451 Design of Metal Structures (3) J. BERMAN, C. ROEDER
Introduction to the design and behavior of metal structures using LRFD concepts. Application of design methods and codes to columns, beams, frames, connections, and tension members. Prerequisite: CEE 377. Offered: A.
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CEE 452 Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures (3) D. LEHMAN, D. REED, J. STANTON
Fundamentals of design of buildings in reinforced concrete in accordance with current codes and practices. Prerequisite: CEE 377. Offered: AS.
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CEE 453 Prestressed Concrete Design (3)
Analysis, design, and construction of prestressed concrete structures. Prerequisite: CEE 452. Instructors: Eberhard, Stanton Offered: W.
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CEE 454 Design of Timber Structures (3)
Includes the design and construction of timber structures, using elements made of sawn wood, glued-laminated wood, and manufactured wood products. Prerequisite: CEE 377. Instructors: Berman, Reed Offered: W.
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CEE 455 Structural Unit Masonry (3)
Structural behavior and design of reinforced brick, tile, and unit concrete masonry structures. Prerequisite: CEE 377. Instructors: Tawresey Offered: jointly with ARCH 426.
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CEE 456 Structural Analysis (5)
Fundamental analysis and modeling of civil structural systems. Equilibrium, kinematics, and constitutive relations; formal solution procedures emphasizing element-based stiffness methods; computer-based and manual techniques; verification and interpretation of results; case studies involving real structures; introduction to finite element analysis of 2D continua. Prerequisite: CEE 377. Instructors: Berman, Eberhard, Lowes Offered: Sp.
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CEE 457 Advanced Structures I (3) L. LOWES
Introduction to the finite element method for modeling civil structures. Formulation of line and continuum elements using virtual work and the principal of minimum potential energy. MATLAB programming of the finite element method. Use of commercial software to model real structures. Prerequisite: CEE 456. Offered: W.
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CEE 458 Advanced Structures II (3)
Introduction to stability, including a consideration of elastic and inelastic buckling with applications to beam-columns and plates. Introduction to plastic analysis. Prerequisite: CEE 456. Instructors: Miller, Stanton
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CEE 459 Advanced Structural Mechanics (3)
Formulation and solution of the basic equations of elasticity. Applications in 2-D stress analysis, torsion, thermal stresses, and beams on elastic foundation. Plate theory optional. Prerequisite: CEE 377.
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CEE 462 Applied Limnology and Pollutant Effects on Freshwater (3) NW
Principles of aquatic ecology that relate to causes and effects of water quality problems in lakes and streams. Population growth kinetics, nutrient cycling, eutrophication; acidification, oxygen/temperature requirements, and effects of various wastes on aquatic animals. Offered: W.
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CEE 463 Limnology Laboratory (2) NW
Examination of biota of fresh waters, survey of limnological methods, analysis of data, and writing of scientific papers. Prerequisite: BIOL 473/FISH 473/CEE 462, which may be taken concurrently. Offered: jointly with BIOL 474/FISH 474; A.
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CEE 472 Introduction to Hydraulics in Water Resources (3)
Hydraulics related to environmental issues. Global hydrology; stratified flows; two-phase (bubble) flows; pollutant transport and mixing in reservoirs, lakes, coastal waters, and oceans; diffuser design and related case studies. Prerequisite: CEE 347.
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CEE 473 Coastal Engineering I (3)
Linear theory of water waves, wave transformations near shore, sediment motion, and elementary tidal theory; shoreline protection methods; and applications illustrated by selected case histories. Prerequisite: CEE 347. Instructors: Thomson
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CEE 474 Hydraulics of Sediment Transport (3) A. HORNER-DEVINE
Introduction to sediment transport in steady flows with emphasis on physical principles governing the motion of sediment particles. Topics include sediment characteristics, initiation of particle motion, particle suspension, bedforms, streambed roughness analysis, sediment discharge formulae, and modeling of scour and deposition in rivers and channels. Prerequisite: CEE 347. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 475 Analysis Techniques for Groundwater Flow (3) R. NEUMANN
Presents the fundamentals of subsurface flow and transport, emphasizing the role of groundwater in hydrologic cycle, the relation of groundwater flow to geologic structure, and the management of contaminated groundwater. Concepts are applied to well-known hydrogeologic sites. Prerequisite: CEE 347. Offered: W.
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CEE 476 Physical Hydrology (3)
Global water picture, data sources and data homogeneity, precipitation and streamflow hydrography analysis; calculation of surface runoff, evapotranspiration, and groundwater recharge. Hydrologic data frequency analysis and probability theory. Hydrologic design: flood mitigation, drainage. Introduction to deterministic and stochastic models. Prerequisite: CEE 347. Instructors: Istanbulluoglu Offered: A.
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CEE 477 Open-Channel Flow (3)
Water flow in natural and engineered channels, rivers, and streams. Analysis and design of channels (lined, vegetated), flow controls (weirs, spillways), and structures affecting fish passage (culverts). Prediction of water surface profiles. Introduction to river mechanics. Design-oriented problems. Prerequisite: CEE 347. Instructors: Jessup. Offered: W.
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CEE 480 Air-Quality Modeling (3) NW
Evaluation of air-quality models relating air pollution emissions to environmental concentrations. Emphasis on models used for air pollution permits. Emphasizes current problems. Prerequisite: MATH 125. Offered: jointly with ATM S 480; W.
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CEE 481 Hydraulic Design for Environmental Engineering (3) E. ISTANBULLUOGLU
Introduction to the theory and the practice of planning and design of urban water supply distribution, pump stations, sewage and storm-water collection systems, and green stormwater infrastructure. Engineering methods and computer programs are applied for designing basic system elements. Prerequisite: CEE 347; CEE 357. Offered: W.
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CEE 482 Wastewater Reuse and Resource Recovery (3)
Introduces wastewater treatment and systems, emphasizing fundamental biological, chemical, and physical processes related to protection of public health environmental quality and water reuse. Process analysis of the configuration and sizing of major types of treatment processes for various sizes of plants and effluent requirements. Prerequisite: CEE 357. Offered: A.
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CEE 483 Drinking Water Treatment (3)
Studies scientific, engineering, and regulatory principles underlying drinking water treatment; development of conceptual models for how and why treatment processes work and mathematical models describing their performance under various design and operating scenarios; field trips to water treatment systems. Prerequisite: CEE 357. Offered: A.
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CEE 484 Decentralized and On-Site Wastewater Management and Reuse (3)
Design and performance of on-site and decentralized wastewater treatment. Determination of appropriate alternatives based on endpoints of water reuse, economics, policy, management, water quality, and ecological considerations. Meeting sanitation and water reuse for situations including, individual homes, rural areas, developing countries, and high density urban dwellings. Prerequisite: CEE 357.
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CEE 487 Solid-Waste Disposal (3)
Describes sources and handling of municipal and industrial solid waste, with examination of collection, processing, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal alternatives. Public policy issues, local agencies and solid waste facilities, the legal and regulatory framework are all addressed in context of solid waste engineering.
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CEE 488 Hazardous Waste Engineering (3)
Classification of hazardous wastes; resource conservation, Recovery Act regulations; characteristics and behavior of toxic organics; superfund; groundwater contamination, solutions. Hazardous waste site remedial action; case histories; sampling; landfill design. Stabilization and processing technologies, including incineration, carbon adsorption, emerging techniques. Prerequisite: CEE 357. Offered: Sp.
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CEE 489 Water and Air Quality Sampling (2)
Samples collected from lakes, streams, precipitation, and air. Resulting (and supplemental) data interpreted for cause-effect and statistical inference. Design for water and air quality monitoring programs. Prerequisite: CEE 462.
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CEE 490 Air-Pollution Control (4)
Fundamental concepts of air pollution Control including emission sources, atmospheric dispersion, ambient concentrations, and emission standards, with emphasis on processes and equipment for controlling emissions. Offered: jointly with ENV H 461; ASp.
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CEE 491 Deterministic Systems (3)
Development of quantitative methods for mathematical problem solving with emphasis on computer applications. Linear programming, mathematics of the simplex algorithm, sensitivity analysis, dynamic programming, systems simulation, and goal programming. Class project required. Offered: A.
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CEE 492 Stochastic Systems (3)
Introduction to probability distributions and statistics useful in systems analysis, conditional distributions, queuing theory and applications, Monte Carlo simulation, chance-constrained mathematical programming, and stochastic dynamic programming. Emphasis on application of the techniques to civil engineering systems problems, including transportation, water resources, and structures. Prerequisite: CEE 491.
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CEE 493 Air-Pollution Source Testing and Equipment Evaluation (3)
Engineering evaluation of air pollutant sources and air control equipment. Fundamentals of source testing and stack sampling, including laboratory exercises.
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CEE 494 Air-Pollution Control Equipment Design (3)
Designs to control air pollutants from stationary sources. Procedures for calculating design and operating parameters. Fundamental mechanisms and processes of gaseous and particulate control equipment for absorption and adsorption of gaseous pollutants; electrostatic precipitation and filtration of particulate pollutants. Actual case studies. Offered: jointly with CHEM E 468/M E 468.
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CEE 495 Sustainability and Design for Environment (3) Cooper
Analysis and design of technology systems within the context of the environment, economy, and society. Applies the concepts of resource conservation, pollution prevention, life cycle assessment, and extended product responsibility. Examines the practice, opportunities, and role of engineering, management, and public policy. Offered: jointly with ENVIR 415/M E 415.
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CEE 496 Fate and Transport of Chemicals in the Environment (3) Neumann
Presents a general introduction to the fundamental physical, chemical, and biological processes governing the movement and fate of chemicals in surface water and groundwater. Provides basic literacy in environment transport and fate processes, creating a solid foundation for accessing and synthesizing material on these topics. Offered: A.
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CEE 497 Engineering Jordan: Water in an Arid Land Study Abroad (5) Gough
Examines impacts of a hot dry climate on water engineering systems by studying the engineered water cycle in Jordan including: water cycles and sources in Jordan; drinking water treatment and desalination; wastewater treatment and reuse; decentralized and on-site treatment; and ancient water engineering.
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CEE 498 Special Topics (1-5, max. 12)
Special topics in civil engineering offered as course with lecture or laboratory.
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CEE 499 Independent Study/Research (1-5, max. 12)
Individual undergraduate research project.
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CEE 500 Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminars (1, max. 3)
Prerequisite: graduate standing in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Credit/no-credit only.
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CEE 521 Seepage and Consolidation (3)
Confined and unconfined seepage through porous media, flow net solutions, consolidation, settlement, numerical solution of seepage, and consolidation problems. Prerequisite: CEE 367 or equivalent.
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CEE 522 Shear Strength and Slope Stability (3)
Shear strength of cohesive and granular soils and slope stability analysis of natural and man-made slopes. Prerequisite: CEE 367 or equivalent.
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CEE 523 Advanced Foundation Engineering (3)
Design of shallow and deep foundations for bearing capacity and settlement. Construction considerations. Prerequisite: CEE 522 and CEE 527.
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CEE 524 Lateral Earth Pressures and Retaining Structures (3)
Lateral earth pressure theory. Design of temporary and permanent retaining structures including in situ reinforcement. Prerequisite: CEE 523; CEE 527.
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CEE 528 Geosynthetic Engineering (3)
Identification and testing of geosynthetics. Design of geosynthetic filters, roadway stabilization, earth reinforcement, and waste containment systems. Prerequisite: CEE 522 and CEE 523.
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CEE 529 Foundation Soil Improvement (3)
Analysis and design of physical and chemical treatment techniques commonly applied to problem foundation soils for civil engineering structure. Prerequisite: CEE 523.
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CEE 530 Engineering Geology II (3)
Application of engineering geology fundamentals to: location, design, and maintenance of engineered structures; policy decisions related to potential geological hazards. Case histories, governmental policy discussions, interpretation of geological maps for engineering purposes. Prerequisite: CEE 437 or permission of instructor.
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CEE 531 Rock Engineering (3)
Engineering classification, physical and mechanical properties of rocks, failure modes and initial stresses in rocks, laboratory and field testing of rocks, rock slope engineering, underground openings, foundations on rocks. Prerequisite: CEE 437 or permission of instructor.
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CEE 560 Risk Assessment for Environmental Health Hazards (3/4)
Examines context, methodologies, data, uncertainties, and institutional arrangements for risk assessment. Qualitative and quantitative approaches to identification, characterization, and control of environmental hazards to health emphasized through didactic and case studies. Offered: jointly with ENV H 577/PUBPOL 589; A.
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CEE 576 Water Resources Planning (3)
Engineering, social, and economic factors involved in water resource development and management; water policies, programs, and administration; use relationships and conflicts; considerations for regional water resource systems.
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CEE 599 Special Topics in Civil and Environmental Engineering (1-5, max. 20)
Special topics in civil and environmental engineering offered occasionally by permanent or visiting faculty members.
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CEE 600 Independent Study or Research ([1-5]-)
Topics covered depend on faculty and student interest. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.
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CEE 601 Internship (2, max. 6)
Internship in an established program between industry, government, and the University. Prerequisite: permission of Graduate Program Coordinator and committee chair.
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CEE 700 Master's Thesis (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of adviser.
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CEE 800 Doctoral Dissertation (*-)
Prerequisite: permission of adviser.
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