CIVE801
Civil Engineering SystemsCrosslisted with CIVE 401

Prerequisites: MATH 221.

Description: Systems analysis approach to civil engineering problems. Systems model elements and principles of systems theory with applications to civil engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE819
Flow Systems DesignCrosslisted with CIVE 419

Prerequisites: CIVE 326 or CIVE 327; parallel CIVE 352.

Description: Application of hydraulic principles to the design of water distribution systems, wastewater and stormwater collection systems, channelized flow systems, and treatment facilities.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE821
Hazardous Waste Management and TreatmentCrosslisted with CIVE 421

Prerequisites: CIVE 326/BSEN 326.

Description: Survey of the hazardous waste management system in the USA. State and federal hazardous waste regulations. Chemical characteristics of hazardous waste and unit operations and precesses used for treatment of soil, water, and air.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE822
Pollution Prevention: Principles and PracticesCrosslisted with BSEN 422, BSEN 822, CIVE 422

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Introduction to pollution prevention (P2) and waste minimization methods. Practical applications to small businesses and industries. Legislative and historical development of P2 systems analysis, waste estimation, P2 methods, P2 economics, and sources of P2 information.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE823
Physical and Chemical Treatment Processes in Environmental Engineering

Prerequisites: CIVE 326, CIVE 425 or permission

Description: Evaluation and analysis of physical and chemical unit operations and processes applied to the treatment of water, wastewater, and hazardous wastes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE824
Solid Waste Management EngineeringCrosslisted with CIVE 424

Prerequisites: CIVE 326, CIVE 334.

Description: Planning, design and operation of solid and waste collection processing, treatment, and disposal systems including materials, resources and energy recovery systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE826
Design of Water Treatment FacilitiesCrosslisted with CIVE 426

Prerequisites: CIVE 425 or permission.

Description: Analysis of water supplies and design of treatment and distribution systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE827
Design of Wastewater Treatment and Disposal FacilitiesCrosslisted with CIVE 427

Prerequisites: CIVE 425 or permission.

Description: Analysis of systems for wastewater treatment and disposal.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE828
Environmental Engineering Chemistry

Prerequisites: CIVE 326 or equivalent

Description: Basic concepts from general chemistry. Thermodynamic and kinetic basis for the composition of aquatic systems. Equilibrium chemistry, including acid-base reactions, reduction-oxidation reactions, metal speciation and precipitation, and gas/liquid partitioning.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE829
Biological Waste Treatment

Prerequisites: CIVE 326 or equivalent

Description: Principles of biological processes and their application in the design of waste treatment systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE830
Fundamentals of Water Quality ModelingCrosslisted with CIVE 430

Prerequisites: CIVE 326.

Description: Comprehensive study of water quality and the effects of various water pollutants on the aquatic environment; modeling of water quality variables.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE831
Small Treatment SystemsCrosslisted with CIVE 431

Prerequisites: Parallel CIVE/BSEN 425.

Description: Design of small and decentralized waste water management systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE832
Bioremediation of Hazardous WastesCrosslisted with CIVE 432

Prerequisites: CIVE/BSEN 326 and CIVE/MECH 310.

Description: Principles, applications, and limitations of bioremediation of hazardous wastes and design of some bioremediation systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE834
Soil Mechanics IICrosslisted with CIVE 434

Prerequisites: CIVE 334.

Description: Application of the effective stress principle to shear strength of cohesive soil; analysis of stability of slopes. Development of continuum relationships for soil; solutions for stresses and displacements for an elastic continuum. Solution of the consolidation equation for various initial and boundary conditions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE836
Foundation EngineeringCrosslisted with CIVE 436

Prerequisites: CIVE 334.

Description: Subsoil exploration and interpretation; selection of foundation systems; determination of allowable bearing capacity and settlement; design of deep foundations; pile driving analysis; control of groundwater.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE839
Introduction to Bridge EngineeringCrosslisted with CIVE 439

Prerequisites: CIVE 440/840 or 441.

Description: Structural types, bridge loads, design of bridge slabs, steel girder bridges, and prestressed concrete girder bridges. Evaluation of existing bridges. Problems related to fatigue and corrosion Field testing of bridges.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE840
Reinforced Concrete Design ICrosslisted with CIVE 440

Prerequisites: CIVE 341.

Description: Introduction to the design concepts of reinforced concrete building components. The design of flexural and compression members, simple walls, foundations, and floor systems using the latest American Concrete Institute (ACI) design requirements.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE842
Structural Dynamics

Prerequisites: CIVE 341

Description: Dynamic behavior of civil engineering structures. Free and forced vibrations of multi degree-of-freedom systems. Response of continuous beam and frames. Elasto-plastic behavior. Dynamic loads on bridges. Analysis and design considerations for buildings and bridges subjected to seismic loadings. Application of computer-aided numerical procedures.

This course is a prerequisite for: CIVE 945

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE843
Advanced Structural AnalysisCrosslisted with CIVE 443

Description: Matrix analysis methods and computer solutions for indeterminate structures. Additional topics: static condensation, shear deformations, and non-prismatic members in matrix-based analyses, moment distribution method, load cases and load combinations for buildings and bridges, and influence lines and analysis for moving loads.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE844
Structural Design and PlanningCrosslisted with CIVE 444

Prerequisites: CIVE 440 and CIVE 441.

CIVE 844 is not available for graduate credit for civil engineering students.

Description: Principles of design of steel and reinforced concrete structural building systems, planning of building vertical and horizontal load resisting systems, and bridge systems. Several design projects involve indeterminate analysis and design concepts for both steel and reinforced concrete.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE846
Steel Design IICrosslisted with CIVE 446

Prerequisites: CIVE 441.

Description: The principles and procedures used in design of steel buildings, design of plate girders, design and analysis of building systems, design and analysis of composite steel-concrete building systems, innovative building systems, introduction to seismic design of steel buildings. Plate buckling, beam, column and beam-column design, and frame stability. Introduction to connection design.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE847
Reinforced Concrete Design IICrosslisted with CIVE 447

Prerequisites: CIVE 440/840.

CIVE 447/847 is a continuation of topics covered in CIVE 440/840.

Description: Shear friction theory, strut-and-tie modeling, anchorage, deflection, slender and bi-axially loaded members, torsion, two-way action and punching shear, and footing design. Excel spreadsheets are developed and used for various design tasks.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE849
Introductory Finite Element Analysis in Solid Mechanics

Prerequisites: CIVE 443/843 or equivalent

Description: Matrix methods of analysis. The finite element stiffness method with a focus on solid mechanics. Isoparametric elements formulation based on energy principles. Perform finite element analyses using commercial software.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE850
Prestressed Concrete

Prerequisites: CIVE 341 and CIVE 440

Description: Analysis and design of prestressed concrete members. Axial force, bending, shear, torsion, prestress losses, initial and long-term deflection, partial prestressing, statically indeterminate structures.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE852
Water Resources DevelopmentCrosslisted with CIVE 452

Prerequisites: CIVE 352.

Description: Theory and application of systems engineering with emphasis on optimization and simulation techniques for evaluating alternatives in water resources developments related to water supply, flood control, hydroelectric power, drainage, water quality, water distribution, irrigation, and water measurement.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE853
GIS in Water Resources

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in Engineering or a related discipline in Natural Resources or Earth Science

Description: Familiarization with a wide range of spatial information and used in hydrologic and water resources analysis. Development of expertise in GIS systems, especially ArcGIS. Digital mapping and analysis of water resources information. Hydrologic terrain analysis using digital elevation models. Integration of time series and geospatial data. Hydrologic Information Systems. River and watershed networks. Evapotranspiration, Precipitation (PRISM), Soil, and Landuse maps, and databases. Use of Remote Sensing tools.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE854
Hydraulic EngineeringCrosslisted with CIVE 454

Prerequisites: CIVE 352.

Description: Fundamentals of hydraulics with applications of mechanics of solids, mechanics of fluids, and engineering economics to the design of hydraulic structures. Continuity, momentum, and energy principles are applied to special problems from various branches of hydraulic engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE855
Nonpoint Source Pollution Control EngineeringCrosslisted with BSEN 455, BSEN 855, CIVE 455

Prerequisites: BSEN 326 or CIVE 326; BSEN 350 or AGEN 350 or CIVE 352.

Description: Identification, characterization, and assessment of nonpoint source pollutants; transport mechanisms and remediation technologies; design methodologies and case studies.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE856
Surface Water HydrologyCrosslisted with CIVE 456

Prerequisites: CIVE 352 or CIVE 353/CIVE 853 or permission.

Description: Stochastic analysis of hydrological data and processes including rainfall, runoff, infiltration, temperature, solar radiation, wind, and non-point pollution. Space-time hydrologic modeling with emphasis on the application of techniques in the design of engineering projects.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE857
Applied Structural Analysis

Prerequisites: CIVE 851

Description: Review of basic concepts. Mesh generation using a preprocessor. 2D and 3D Model generation. Boundary conditions. Implicit and explicit solution algorithms. Interpretation of analysis results using a post-processor. Solution of problems using existing FE software.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE858
Groundwater EngineeringCrosslisted with BSEN 458, BSEN 858, CIVE 458

Prerequisites: CIVE 352 or AGEN 350 or BSEN 350 or equivalent.

Description: Application of engineering principles to the movement of groundwater. Analysis and design of wells, well fields, and artificial recharge. Analysis of pollutant movement.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE859
Reliability of StructuresCrosslisted with CIVE 459

Prerequisites: CIVE 341.

Description: Fundamental concepts related to structural reliability, safety measures, load models, resistance models, system reliability, optimum safety levels, and optimization of design codes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE861
Urban Transportation PlanningCrosslisted with CIVE 461

Prerequisites: CIVE 361.

Description: Development of urban transportation planning objectives and goals. Data collection procedures, land use and travel forecasting techniques, trip generation, trip distribution, modal choice analyses, and traffic assignment. Site development and traffic impact analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE862
Highway DesignCrosslisted with CIVE 462

Prerequisites: CIVE 361.

CIVE 462/862 has an emphasis on design projects.

Description: Design of roadways, intersections, interchanges, parking facilities, and land development site access and circulation. Emphasis on design projects.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE863
Traffic EngineeringCrosslisted with CIVE 463

Prerequisites: CIVE 361.

CIVE 463/863 emphasizes design projects.

Description: Design of signalized intersections, arterial street and network signal systems, and freeway control systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE864
Analysis and Estimation of Transportation Demand

Prerequisites: CIVE 461/861 or equivalent.

Description: Introduction to conceptual, methodological, and mathematical foundations of analysis and design of transportation services. Review of probabilistic modeling. Application of discrete choice models to demand analysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE865
Highway Geometrics

Prerequisites: CIVE 462/862 or equivalent

Description: Principles of highway geometrics. Sight distance, design vehicles, vehicle characteristics, horizontal and vertical alignment, cross section elements, and at-grade intersections and interchanges.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE866
Transportation Characteristics

Prerequisites: CIVE 463/863 or equivalent; MATH/STAT 380 or equivalent

Description: Use of the concepts of volume, speed, density, and capacity to describe the characteristics and performance of surface, air, and water transportation systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE867
Transportation Safety Engineering

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Safety criteria in the planning, design, and operation phases of highway, rail, airport, mass transit, pipeline, and waterway transportation systems. Background of safety legislation and funding requirements. Identification of high accident locations and methods to determine cost/effectiveness of improvements.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE868
Airport Planning and DesignCrosslisted with CIVE 468

Prerequisites: CIVE 361.

Description: Planning and design of general aviation and air carrier airports. Land-side components include vehicle ground-access systems, vehicle circulation parking, and terminal buildings. Air-side components include aircraft apron-gate area, taxi-way systems, runway system, and air traffic control facilities and airspace. Emphasis on design projects.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE869
Computer-Aided Interchange DesignCrosslisted with CIVE 469

Prerequisites: CIVE 462/862 or equivalent.

Description: Principles of high-speed traffic operations, safety, and decision making related to critical design parameters used for optimal interchange geometric designs.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE871
Bituminous Materials and MixturesCrosslisted with CIVE 471

Prerequisites: CIVE 378 or equivalent.

Description: Understanding of the physical, chemical, geometrical, and mechanical characteristics and practical applications of bituminous materials and mixtures. Fundamental mechanics for elastic and inelastic materials and basic theories associated with mechanical data analyses and designs. Recent advances and significant research outcomes for further discussions. Applications of theories to laboratory and field testing.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE872
Pavement Design and EvaluationCrosslisted with CIVE 472

Prerequisites: CIVE 334.

Description: Thickness design of flexible and rigid pavement systems for highways and airports; design of paving materials; evaluation and strengthening of existing pavements.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

Prerequisites: Senior standing or permission.

Description: Holistic approach to the selection and analysis of planning strategies for protecting water quality from non-point sources of contamination. Introduction to the use of methods of analyzing the impact of strategies on whole systems and subsystems; for selecting strategies; and for evaluating present strategies. Capstone course.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Groups:American Government&Public Pol

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE880
Engineering Economy

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Economic comparison of engineering alternatives. Equipment selection and replacement, depreciation, break-even points, and minimum-cost points.

Course details
Credit Hours:2
Max credits per semester:2
Max credits per degree:2
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:2

ACE:

CIVE881
Computational Problem Solving In Civil EngineeringCrosslisted with CIVE 481

Description: Introduction of numerical methods to solve problems in civil engineering, including finding roots of equations, solving linear algebra equations, optimization, curve fitting, numerical differentiation and integration, and finite difference method. Computational methods in numerical integration, matrix operations and ordinary differential equations as they apply to civil engineering problems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE898
Special Topics in Civil EngineeringCrosslisted with CIVE 498

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Special problems, topics, or research in civil engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CIVE899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

CIVE916
Environmental Law and Water Resource Management SeminarCrosslisted with NRES 916

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: An interdisciplinary seminar with the Department of Civil Engineering. Contemporary environmental issues and water resource management.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE940
Behavior of Steel Members

Prerequisites: CIVE 446/846

Description: Behavior and/or design of structural steel members and their connections. Torsion effects on open and closed thin walled members. Frame buckling and stability considerations in structural steel frames. Dynamic analysis and seismic design considerations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE945
Structural Analysis and Design for Dynamic Loads

Prerequisites: CIVE 443/843 and CIVE 842; or permission

Description: Behavior of structural materials and systems under dynamic loads. Analysis and design for dynamic loads. Computational and analytical techniques. Selected laboratory demonstrations of the dynamic behavior of structural systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE948
Blast-resistant Structural Design

Prerequisites: CIVE 842

Description: Introduction to explosion effects. Air-blast. Fragmentation. Single-Degree-of-Freedom (SDOF) analysis. Equivalent SDOF systems. Pressure-impulse diagrams. Energy solutions. Steel design. Reinforced concrete design. Masonry design. Progressive collapse. Windows and doors.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE949
Steel Bridge Design

Prerequisites: CIVE 436/836 and CIVE 446/846.

Description: Analysis and design of steel bridges for short-, medium-, and long-span road and water crossings. Stringer bridges. Truss, arch, cable-stayed, and suspension bridges. High performance steel and accelerated construction.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE954
Advanced Hydraulics

Prerequisites: CIVE 854 or equivalent and permission

Description: Advanced studies involving pipe and culvert hydraulics, rapidly-varied flow in open channels, sediment transport, river mechanics, control, and design.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE955
Solute Movement in SoilsCrosslisted with AGEN 955, AGRO 955, GEOL 985

Prerequisites: MATH 208; AGRO 861 or GEOL 888 or MSYM 852 or CIVE 858

Description: Examination of the theory and experimental evidence available to characterize the movement of chemicals in soil. Both saturated and unsaturated flow conditions examined. Initial presentation of basic theoretical concepts. Remainder of class a discussion of the literature.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE957
Modeling Vadose Zone HydrologyCrosslisted with AGEN 957, BSEN 957, GEOL 957

Prerequisites: MATH 221/821 or equivalent. AGEN/BSEN 350 or NRES 453/853 or equivalent.

Typically offered spring semester in even years.

Description: Principles and modeling of fluid flow and solute transport in the vadose zone. Topics include hydraulic properties of variably saturated media, application of Darcy¿s Law in variably saturated media, hydrologic and transport processes in the vadose zone, and solution of steady and unsteady flow problems using numerical techniques including finite element methods. Contemporary vadose zone models will be applied to engineering flow and transport problems. Review and synthesis of classic and contemporary research literature on vadose zone hydrology will be embedded in the course.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
Offered:SPRING

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE958
Contaminant Transport in Porous Media

Prerequisites: CIVE 858 or equivalent

Description: Theory of flow and contaminant transport in porous media including groundwater flow, multiphase flow, equilibrium contaminant distribution, reactive transport of contaminants, and colloid transport in porous media.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE961
Mass Transit Systems

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: The place of mass transit in solving urban transportation problems: transit system and terminal characteristics and planning criteria. Speed, capacity, accessibility, and operation of mass transit systems. Future prospects in transit technology and case studies of existing systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE962
Application of Geographic Information Systems GIS to Transportation

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) structure, functions, and concepts such as spatial data models, relational databases, and spatial analyses. GIS project planning, management, and applications to transportation-related issues.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE963
Highway Safety Data Analysis

Prerequisites: STAT 801 or equivalent; and permission

Description: Highway safety issues and appropriate accident data analyses. Quantify changes in safety when modifications are made to highways in an effort to enhance safety. Judge reported safety improvements and carry out appropriate analyses for assessing the effectiveness of safety improvements.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE964
Theory of Traffic Flow

Prerequisites: STAT 801 or equivalent; and CIVE 866

Description: Analysis of traffic characteristics as applied to traffic engineering facility design and flow optimization. Capacity of expressways, ramps, weaving sections, and intersections. Analytical approaches to flow analysis, queueing theory, flow density relationships, and traffic simulation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE965
Traffic Control Systems

Prerequisites: CIVE 966 and permission

Description: Principles of traffic control. Design an analysis of intersection, arterial street, network, and freeway control systems. Traffic surveillance and driver information systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE966
Transportation Planning and Economics

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Community growth and development based on planning decisions regarding land use whereby transportation facilities are fitted to land use. Economic studies that consider the consequences to transportation agencies, users, and nonusers. Agency expenditures, capital outlay and annual expenses for maintenance and operations. User consequences such as vehicle operating costs; commercial time costs; accident costs; discomfort and inconvenience costs; and assignment of money valuations to pleasure, recreation, and culture. Nonusers consequences such as cost reductions or increases in public services; increases in value of crops and natural resources where areas become more readily accessible; changes in business and industrial activities; and increase or decrease of residential property values.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE967
Analysis and Design of Transportation Supply Systems

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Operations research techniques for modeling system performance and design of transportation services. Routing and scheduling problems. Network equilibration and partially distributed queuing systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CIVE989
Seminar in Civil Engineering

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Current topics, research projects, and review of current literature in the various areas of civil engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CIVE998
Special Problems in Civil Engineering

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Reading and evaluation of technical publications concerned with theory and/or experimental data. Subsequent assignments are coordinated with the student's particular interests in his/her field of specialization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CIVE999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: