CONE96
Professional Practice

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

CONE 96 is required of CONE majors prior to graduation. The work experience must be pre-approved by the faculty adviser in the CONE department.

Description: Work experience in a construction related work area.

Course details
Credit Hours:0
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Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:0

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CONE103
Introduction to Construction Engineering

Description: Introduction to the organization and terminology of construction engineering. Overview of technical and management skills required to succeed in the construction engineering profession.

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

Credit Hours:1

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CONE206
Engineering EconomicsCrosslisted with BSEN 206

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing

Description: Introduction to methods of economic comparisons of engineering alternatives: time value of money, depreciation, taxes, concepts of accounting, activity-based costing, ethical principles, civics and stewardship, and their importance to society.

This course is a prerequisite for: MECH 343

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 8 Civic/Ethics/Stewardship

CONE211
Construction Business Methods

Prerequisites: CONE 103.

Description: Business concepts and practices used by construction contractors. The construction industry, management principles, forms of business ownership, company organization, construction contracts, estimating and bidding, business ethics, bonds and insurance, financial statements, cost accounting, equipment management, planning and scheduling, labor relations and personnel management.

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

Credit Hours:3

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CONE221
Geometric Control SystemsCrosslisted with CIVE 221

Prerequisites: MATH 106/106B/108H

Description: Introduction to the theory and application of mensuration and geometric information processing in civil engineering. Measurement of distance, direction, elevation, and location using mechanical, electronic, and satellite systems. Collection of field data and error propagation. Elementary geometric data bases for design, construction, operation, and control of civil works.

This course is a prerequisite for: CIVE 361

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

Credit Hours:3

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CONE319
Construction Methods and Equipment

Prerequisites: (UNO) ISMG 2060

Description: Characteristics, capabilities, and selection of equipment and methods used in the building construction industry. Estimating job production, equipment production rates, machine operating costs, earth-moving equipment, hoisting equipment, operations analysis, and use of various other construction and methods and equipment.

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

Credit Hours:3

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CONE378
Construction EstimatingCrosslisted with CNST 378

Prerequisites: CNST 242 or (UNO) CONE 2420.

Description: Preparation of detailed cost estimates based on contract documents. Identify and analyze cost components to perform a reliable quantity take-off. Recap components in their common trade areas for labor, material, and equipment pricing. Introduction to subcontractor bids and assembly of bid proposal.

This course is a prerequisite for: CNST 379; CNST 440

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

Credit Hours:3

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CONE414
Accident Prevention in Construction

Prerequisites: Senior standing; CONE 211 and 319.

Description: Safety practices in the construction industry and the national safety and health standards of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The theory of accidents; personal attitudes; statistics and environment; accident occurrence; prevention and inspection in connection with the construction of buildings, highways, and associated heavy facilities. Nationally accepted safety codes and their relationship to accept practices in the industry.

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

Credit Hours:3

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CONE416
Wood and / or Contemporary Materials DesignCrosslisted with CONE 816

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

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CONE417
Formwork SystemsCrosslisted with CONE 817

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

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CONE450
Sustainable ConstructionCrosslisted with CONE 850

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

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CONE459
BIM I: Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM)Crosslisted with CONE 859

Prerequisites: CNST 112 Construction, or 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

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CONE466
Heavy and/or Civil EstimatingCrosslisted with CONE 866

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

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CONE476
Project Budgets and ControlsCrosslisted with CNST 476

Prerequisites: Open to College of Engineering Students only.

Description: The basic systems related to revenues and expenses associated with record keeping of construction contracts. Managerial accounting related to planning and control of construction projects.

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

Credit Hours:3

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CONE481
Highway and Bridge ConstructionCrosslisted with CONE 881

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

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CONE482
Heavy and/or Civil ConstructionCrosslisted with CNST 482, CNST 882, CONE 882

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

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CONE483
Support of ExcavationCrosslisted with CONE 883

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

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CONE485
Construction Planning, Scheduling, and ControlsCrosslisted with CNST 485, CNST 885, CONE 885

Prerequisites: CNST 378; CNST 2250 (UNO)

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

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CONE489
Construction Engineering Capstone Course

Prerequisites: Senior standing.

CONE 489 is to be taken in the term preceding graduation. CONE 489 embodies the cumulative CONE experience in a project format and uses teams to simulate actual construction enterprises operating in cooperative and competitive situations which replicate the construction industry.

Description: An integrated, comprehensive project.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

CONE498
Special Projects

Prerequisites: Permission.

Description: Individual research on a selected technical, structural, materials or management problem in construction.

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

Credit Hours:1-6

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