CONE816
Wood and / or Contemporary Materials DesignCrosslisted with CONE 416

Prerequisites: CIVE 341

Description: Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosophies and codes. Overview of materials design. Masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE817
Formwork SystemsCrosslisted with CONE 417

Prerequisites: CONE 416; parallel CIVE 441.

Description: Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosophies and codes. Overview of materials design. masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE821
Construction Risk Assessment and Management

Prerequisites: STAT 380

Description: The overall process of hazards risk management (risk identification, risk analysis, risk assessment, risk communication), risk based decision making and risk mitigation. Classification of building stock, defining vulnerability, risk assessment methods, assessing economic losses and cost benefit analysis. Case studies will be used to demonstrate the application of risk management principles/techniques in practice.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE850
Sustainable ConstructionCrosslisted with CONE 450

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

Description: Sustainable construction and its application to the green building industry. LEED certification process, sustainable building site management, efficient waste water applications, optimizing energy performance, indoor environmental issues, performance measurement and/or verification, recycled content and certified renewable materials.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE859
BIM I: Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM)Crosslisted with CONE 459

Prerequisites: Graduate standing in AREN, CIVE, CNST, or CONE

Description: This course instructs CAD users on the effective use of Building Information Model (BIM) for Integration of design, document and Construction Estimate. Topics include: model-based 3D design, file formats, interoperability, and MEP modeling.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE866
Heavy and/or Civil EstimatingCrosslisted with CONE 466

Prerequisites: CONE 319, CONE 378, and CONE 485.

Description: Estimating techniques and strategies for heavy and/or civil construction. Unit pricing, head and civil constructions takeoffs and estimating, equipment analysis, overhead cost and allocations, estimating software and government contracts.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE881
Highway and Bridge ConstructionCrosslisted with CONE 481

Prerequisites: Senior standing; CONE/CNST 241.

Description: The methods and equipment required in the construction of roads and bridges. Methods and equipment necessary for roads and bridges. Substructure and superstructures, precast and cast-in-place segments, and standard and specialized equipment.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE882
Heavy and/or Civil ConstructionCrosslisted with CNST 482, CNST 882, CONE 482

Prerequisites: Senior or Graduate standing in ARCH, AREN, CIVE, CNST, or CONE.

Description: Application of management principles to the construction of heavy and/or civil projects. History, theory, and methods of planning and constructing heavy and/or civil projects. Emerging equipment and new equipment capabilities. Economical use of equipment and managing costs associated with production.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE883
Support of ExcavationCrosslisted with CONE 483

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

Description: The design and placement of excavation supports according to OSHA requirements and industry standards. A variety of routine to moderately complex support systems. Open excavations, heet piling and cofferdams, soil mechanics, lateral loads, hydrology, and pumping methods.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE885
Construction Planning, Scheduling, and ControlsCrosslisted with CNST 485, CONE 485, CNST 885

Description: Planning and scheduling a construction project using the critical path methods (CPM) with computer applications. Project pre-planning, logic networks, network construction, time estimates, critical path, float time, crash programs, scheduling, and monitoring project activities.

This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 489

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE891
Special Topics in Construction Engineering

Prerequisites: Master of engineering in construction or related discipline and permission

Topic varies. A signed student-instructor learning contract is required.

Description: Individual or small group investigation of special topics in construction engineering.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE895
Graduate InternshipCrosslisted with CNST 895

Prerequisites: Open only to Construction Management graduate students.

Description: Participation in a full-time summer internship with an approved Construction Engineering or Construction Management related entity. Includes weekly assignments and a final presentation that are designed to create interaction between the Construction entity and the intern, and associated with the business aspects of the entity. General topics include Business Plans, Marketing, Finance and Budgets, Contracts, Legal Issues and Professionalism.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:FLD
Offered:SUMMER

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE898
Special Topics in Construction Engineering

Prerequisites: Master of engineering in construction or related discipline and permission

Description: A signed student-instructor learning contract is required. Individual or small group investigation of special topics in construction engineering. Topic varies.

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

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

CONE981
Precast Concrete Construction

Prerequisites: CIVE 440 and CIVE 441

Description: Introduces building and bridge construction using precast concrete components including design, production, and erection challenges with emphasis on precast connection details.

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

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

CONE993
Graduate SeminarCrosslisted with CNST 993

Prerequisites: Graduate student in Construction Program

All MS and PhD graduate students in Construction Engineering and Management (CEMT) must enroll in their first semester of matriculation. P/NP only for 1 hour credit maximum. Attendance of a minimum of 15 Durham School Graduate Student Seminars, CEMT project presentations, and/or MS/PhD thesis presentations in the College of Engineering is required. Presentation of one seminar within the Durham School Graduate Student Seminar series, prior to the final graduate degree oral examination, is also required. All MS and PhD graduate students in Construction Engineering and Management (CEMT) must enroll in their first semester of matriculation. P/NP only for 1 hour credit maximum.

Description: Seminar participation to broaden knowledge of construction engineering and management topics, improve presentation and professional skills, and learn about professional development resources available on campus.

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

Credit Hours:1

ACE:

CONE999
Doctoral Dissertation

Prerequisites: Admission to the Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering degree program and permission of the major advisor

Course details
Credit Hours:1-21
Max credits per semester:21
Max credits per degree:21
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-21

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