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Top CE 199 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-4) 


Top CE 202 CIVIL ENGINEERING: GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION AND GIS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Introductory design principles presented with the use of GIS and geospatial information (remote sensing, GPS, surveying, and aerial photography) for civil engineering problem solving. Introduction to the integration of geospatial data and analysis for decision making and management for site selection, mitigation, change analysis, modeling and assessment. Standard software and custom programming used in course. Students participate in both individual and team projects and presentations. Projects from the area of civil engineering. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (CE 201 [C] or CCE 201 [C] or ENGR 248 [C] )

Top CE 299 SPECIAL TOPICS (1-4) 
Graded P/N.

Top CE 299H SPECIAL TOPICS (1-4) 
Graded P/N. PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top CE 301 CE JUNIOR SEMINAR (1)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Professional practices of civil engineering. PREREQS: Junior standing in civil engineering.

Top CE 311 FLUID MECHANICS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fluid properties, fluid statics, fluid motion, conservation of mass, momentum and energy for incompressible fluids, dimensional analysis, civil engineering applications.

Top CE 313 HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING (4)  Offered in current or future terms Has Extra Fees
Analysis of large civil engineering fluid systems including conduit flow, multiple reservoirs, pipe networks, pumps, turbines, open channel flow, and hydraulic structures. PREREQS: CE 311 [C] or CHE 331 [C] or CHE 331H [C]

Top CE 361 SURVEYING THEORY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Use of surveying equipment, Gaussian error theory applied to measurements, calculations of position on spherical and plane surfaces, state plane coordinate systems, introduction to global positioning systems.

Top CE 365 HIGHWAY LOCATION AND DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Curve problems in highway design, including circular, vertical, compound curves and spirals; earth distribution analysis; preliminary office studies; paper location procedures and field layout problems. PREREQS: (CE 361 [C] or CEM 263 [C] or FE 208 [C] )

Top CE 372 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Basic soil mechanics including the identification and classification of soil, principles of compaction and consolidation, flow through porous media, effective stress, and shear strength. Lec/lab. PREREQS: ENGR 213 [C] or ENGR 213H [C] and (CE 311* [C] or CEM 311* [C] or CHE 331* [C] or CHE 331H* [C] )

Top CE 373 GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING II (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of fundamental soil mechanics principles to analyses of slope stability, retaining structures, and foundation support. Lec/rec. PREREQS: (CE 372 [C] or FE 315 [C] )

Top CE 381 STRUCTURAL THEORY I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Analysis of statically determinate structures (beams, frames, trusses, arches, and cables). Approximate analysis, influence lines, deflections. PREREQS: (ENGR 213 [C] or ENGR 213H [C] )

Top CE 382 STRUCTURAL THEORY II (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Analysis of statically indeterminate structures (beams, frames, trusses). Deflections. Energy methods, introduction to matrix methods. PREREQS: CE 381 [C]

Top CE 383 DESIGN OF STEEL STRUCTURES (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to design of steel members, connections and structural systems. Lec/lab. PREREQS: CE 382 [C]

Top CE 392 INTRODUCTION TO HIGHWAY ENGINEERING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Highway engineering standards, geometric design, cross section and roadside design, highway surfaces, pavement design, highways and the environment, highway construction and maintenance. PREREQS: ( (ENGR 212 [C] or ENGR 212H [C] ) and CE 361 [C] )

Top CE 401 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 403 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Departmental approval required.

Top CE 405 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 406 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 407 SEMINAR (1-3)  Offered in current or future terms
Understanding complexity and systems thinking. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 407H SEMINAR (1-3) 
Understanding complexity and systems thinking. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: Honors College approval required.

Top CE 408 WORKSHOP (1-3) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits.

Top CE 410 INTERNSHIP (1-12)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 411 OCEAN ENGINEERING (4) 
Introduction to linear wave theory and wave forces on piles. Guided design of wave gauge facility at Coos Bay, Oregon, that requires synthesizing fluid mechanics, structural design and foundation design. PREREQS: CE 313 [C] or CEM 311 [C]

Top CE 412 HYDROLOGY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals of hydrology, the hydrologic cycle, precipitation, streamflow, hydrograph analysis and hydrologic measurements.

Top CE 413 GIS IN WATER RESOURCES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Course presents Geographic Information System (GIS) technology for developing solutions to water resource problems: water quality, availability, flooding, the natural environment, and management of water resources. Typical GIS data models for hydrologic information are presented. Synthesis of geospatial and temporal water resources to support hydrologic analysis and modeling are covered. PREREQS: Senior or graduate standing in engineering or a previous introductory GIS course.

Top CE 415 COASTAL INFRASTRUCTURE (3) 
Planning and design criteria of coastal infrastructure, including breakwaters, jetties, sea walls, groins, piers, submerged pipelines, harbor design, and tsunami defense. Use of laboratory models, numerical simulations, and field observations for design. PREREQS: CE 313 [C]

Top CE 417 HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING DESIGN (4) 
Theory, planning, analysis, and design of hydraulic structures. Application of basic principles detailed analysis and design. Engineering planning and design of water resource systems. PREREQS: CE 313 [C]

Top CE 418 CIVIL ENGINEERING PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
Engineering career paths; ethics and professionalism, project planning, execution and delivery; team building/management; marketing proposals; engineering overseas; dispute resolution; partnering; effective decision making; uncertainty and risk analysis; and current industry design and construction methods. (Writing Intensive Course) PREREQS: CE 382 [C] and CE 313 [C] and (CE 372 [C] or FE 315 [C] ) and civil and environmental engineering majors within three terms of graduation.

Top CE 419 CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms WIC Core Course
A capstone design project experience exposing students to problems and issues similar to those encountered in the practice of civil engineering. Students should have completed ALL other required courses in their degree program prior to registering for this course. Lec/rec. PREREQS: CE 418 [C] and civil and environmental engineering majors within three terms of graduation.

Top CE 420 ENGINEERING PLANNING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
The application of systems analysis to structuring, analyzing, and planning for civil engineering projects. Concept of the system and its environment; setting goals, objectives, and standards; evaluation criteria; solution generation and analysis; evaluation and optimization. Project management using precedence node diagramming; resource allocation and leveling; time-cost trade-off; and PERT.

Top CE 424 CONTRACTS AND SPECIFICATIONS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals of construction industry contracts, including technical specifications, and issues related to time, money, warranty, insurance, and changed conditions.

Top CE 427 TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION STRUCTURES (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Design and construction of temporary structures including formwork, shoring, and earth retaining structures. PREREQS: ( (CE 321 [C] or CCE 321 [C] ) and (FE 315 [C] or CE 372 [C] ) and (CEM 383 [C] or CE 383 [C] ) )

Top CE 428 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS (4) 
Provides the prospective civil engineer with the technical knowledge and familiarity necessary to successfully and confidently manage projects of different sizes and complexity levels. It relies on basic knowledge and techniques developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and real-world examples (through lectures, example projects, case studies, and guest speakers) from the public and private sectors.

Top CE 461 PHOTOGRAMMETRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Geometry of terrestrial and vertical photographs, flightline planning, stereoscopy and parallax, stereoscopic plotting instruments, analytical photogrammetry, orthophotography, introduction to photo interpretation, and aerial cameras. PREREQS: (CE 361 [C] or CEM 263 [C] or FE 208 [C] )

Top CE 463 CONTROL SURVEYING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Global Positioning Systems (GPS) theory, networks, and fieldwork; control specifications, methods and problems in obtaining large area measurements; precise leveling; network adjustments using least square techniques; field instrument adjustments. PREREQS: (CE 361 [C] or CEM 263 [C] or FE 208 [C] )

Top CE 465 OREGON LAND SURVEY LAW (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to U.S. public land survey; Oregon state statutes, common law decisions, and administrative rules dealing with boundary law; case studies; unwritten land transfers; original and resurvey platting laws; guarantees of title; deed descriptions. PREREQS: (CE 361 [C] or CEM 263 [C] or FE 208 [C] )

Top CE 469 PROPERTY SURVEYS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
U.S. public land survey: restoration of corners, subdivision of sections; topographic mapping; subdivision and partition plats, resurvey plats, subdivision design; introduction to LIS/GIS; field astronomy. PREREQS: (CE 361 [C] or CEM 263 [C] or FE 208 [C] )

Top CE 471 FOUNDATIONS FOR STRUCTURES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Criteria, theory, design, and construction for foundations of structures; use of in-situ tests for geotechnical engineering; computer applications. PREREQS: CE 373 [C] or FE 316 [C]

Top CE 479 SLOPE AND EMBANKMENT DESIGN (3) 
A comprehensive overview of evaluating stability and performance for natural and engineered slopes. Design aspects include construction of road embankments, slope remediation techniques and application of geosynthetics for slope stabilization, slope and wall construction, and drainage. CROSSLISTED as FE 479/FE 579. PREREQS: CE 373 [C] or FE 316 [C]

Top CE 481 REINFORCED CONCRETE I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Basic principles of reinforced concrete design; strength, stability, and serviceability criteria; design of reinforced concrete members for flexure and shear. Detailing, development length and splices. PREREQS: CE 382 [C] and /or equivalent.

Top CE 482 MASONRY DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A critical examination in depth of masonry design topics. PREREQS: CE 481 [C] and /or equivalent.

Top CE 484 WOOD DESIGN (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of basic wood properties and design considerations. Design and behavior of wood connectors, beams, columns and beam columns. Introduction to plywood and glued laminated members. Analysis and design of structural diaphragms and shear walls. Lec/lab. PREREQS: CE 383 [C] or CE 481 [C] and senior or graduate standing.

Top CE 486 PRESTRESSED CONCRETE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Prestressed concrete analysis and design, systems of prestressing, materials, economics. PREREQS: CE 481 [C]

Top CE 491 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to transportation engineering systems characteristics, traffic estimation, comprehensive transportation planning, highway economics, driver and vehicle characteristics, highway operations and capacity, signalization and control. Introduction to intelligent transportation. PREREQS: (CE 392 [C] and ST 314 [C] )

Top CE 492 PAVEMENT STRUCTURES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Design and rehabilitation of pavement structures for streets, highways, and airports. PREREQS: CE 392 [C]

Top CE 501 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 503 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top CE 505 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 506 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 507 SEMINAR (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 508 WORKSHOP (1-3) 
Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits.

Top CE 510 INTERNSHIP (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 511 OCEAN ENGINEERING (4) 
Introduction to linear wave theory and wave forces on piles. Guided design of wave gauge facility at Coos Bay, Oregon, that requires synthesizing fluid mechanics, structural design and foundation design. PREREQS: CE 313 or CEM 311

Top CE 512 HYDROLOGY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals of hydrology, the hydrologic cycle, precipitation, streamflow, hydrograph analysis and hydrologic measurements.

Top CE 513 GIS IN WATER RESOURCES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Course presents Geographic Information System (GIS) technology for developing solutions to water resource problems: water quality, availability, flooding, the natural environment, and management of water resources. Typical GIS data models for hydrologic information are presented. Synthesis of geospatial and temporal water resources to support hydrologic analysis and modeling are covered. PREREQS: Senior or graduate standing in engineering or a previous introductory GIS course.

Top CE 514 GROUNDWATER HYDRAULICS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Principles of groundwater flow and chemical transport in confined and unconfined aquifers, aquifer testing and well construction. Design of dewatering and contaminant recovery systems. PREREQS: CE 547 [B] and or CE 313 and MTH 252 or equivalent.

Top CE 515 COASTAL INFRASTRUCTURE (3) 
Planning and design criteria of coastal infrastructure, including breakwaters, jetties, sea walls, groins, piers, submerged pipelines, harbor design, and tsunami defense. Use of laboratory models, numerical simulations, and field observations for design. PREREQS: CE 313

Top CE 517 HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING DESIGN (4) 
Theory, planning, analysis, and design of hydraulic structures. Application of basic principles detailed analysis and design. Engineering planning and design of water resource systems. PREREQS: CE 313

Top CE 518 GROUNDWATER MODELING (4) 
Application of numerical methods to the solution of water flow and solute transport through saturated and unsaturated porous media. Analysis of confined and unconfined aquifers. Computer solution of large-scale field problems including groundwater contamination and aquifer yield. PREREQS: CE 514 [C]

Top CE 520 ENGINEERING PLANNING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
The application of systems analysis to structuring, analyzing, and planning for civil engineering projects. Concept of the system and its environment; setting goals, objectives, and standards; evaluation criteria; solution generation and analysis; and evaluation and optimization. Project management using precedence node diagramming; resource allocation and leveling; time-cost trade-off; and PERT.

Top CE 524 CONTRACTS AND SPECIFICATIONS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals of construction industry contracts, including technical specifications, and issues related to time, money, warranty, insurance, and changed conditions.

Top CE 526 ADVANCED CONCRETE MATERIALS (3) 
Cement hydration, supplementary cementing materials, micro to macro scale property development, mixture design and proportioning including material selection for sustainable design practices, durability aspects including freeze-thaw attack, corrosion of reinforcing steel, sulfate attack and alkali-silica reaction, recent advances in concrete technology. PREREQS: (CE 321 or CCE 321) or equivalent.

Top CE 527 TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION STRUCTURES (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Design and construction of temporary structures including formwork, shoring, and earth retaining structures. PREREQS: (CE 321 or CCE 321) and (FE 315 or CE 372) and (CEM 383 or CE 383)

Top CE 528 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS (4) 
Provides the prospective civil engineer with the technical knowledge and familiarity necessary to successfully and confidently manage projects of different sizes and complexity levels. It relies on basic knowledge and techniques developed by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and real-world examples (through lectures, example projects, case studies, and guest speakers) from the public and private sectors.

Top CE 530 SELECTED TOPICS IN STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND MECHANICS (3) 
A critical, in-depth examination of topics selected by the instructor from among topics not covered in other structural analysis and mechanics courses. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits. PREREQS: CE 585 [C]

Top CE 531 STRUCTURAL MECHANICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Theories of failure, multi-axial stress conditions, torsion, shear distortions, energy methods of analysis, beams on elastic foundations. Nonlinear and inelastic behavior. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top CE 532 FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Applications of the finite element method to structural analysis, fluid flow and elasticity problems. Use and development of large finite element computer programs. PREREQS: (CE 585 [C] or ME 520 [C] ) and /or equivalent.

Top CE 533 STRUCTURAL STABILITY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Stability theory and applications, with emphasis on design of steel structures. PREREQS: CE 383 or equivalent.

Top CE 534 STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Analytical and numerical solutions for single, multi-degree of freedom and continuous vibrating systems. Behavior of structures, dynamic forces and support motions. Seismic response spectra analysis. PREREQS: CE 382 or equivalent.

Top CE 535 INTRODUCTION TO RANDOM VIBRATIONS (4) 
Introduction to probability theory and stochastic processes. Correlation and spectral density functions. Response of linear systems to random excitations. First excursion and fatigue failures. Applications in structural and mechanical system analysis and design. PREREQS: CE 534 [C] or (ME 422 [C] or ME 522 [C] ) and CE 534 or ME 422 or ME 522 or equivalent.

Top CE 537 NONLINEAR STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Material and geometric nonlinear analysis of frame and truss structures. Solution strategies for nonlinear structural analysis. Nonlinear constitutive models of steel and reinforced concrete members. Development and use of computer programs for nonlinear analysis. PREREQS: CE 585 [C]

Top CE 540 SPECIAL TOPICS IN HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING (3-4)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 543 APPLIED HYDROLOGY (4) 
Advanced treatment of hydrology covering major components of the hydrological cycle with special emphasis on surface water; hydrologic analysis and design of water resource systems; runoff prediction; and simulation of surface water systems. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: BEE 512 and CE 412 or equivalent.

Top CE 544 OPEN CHANNEL FLOW (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Steady, uniform, and nonuniform flow in natural and artificial open channels; unsteady flow; interaction of flow with river structures; and computational methods. PREREQS: (CE 311 and CE 313) or CE 547 or equivalent.

Top CE 547 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING I: PRINCIPLES OF FLUID MECHANICS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fluid mechanics for water resources engineers, classifications of fluid flows; fluid statics and dynamics, incompressible viscous flows; dimensional analysis; applications to fluid machinery, flow through porous media, fluid motion in rivers, lakes, oceans. PREREQS: Graduate standing.

Top CE 548 WATER QUALITY DYNAMICS (3) 
Mass balance, advection and diffusion in streams, lakes and estuaries; thermal pollution, heat balance, oxygen balance, and eutrophication; mathematical models; and numerical solutions.

Top CE 551 COMPUTER-AIDED SITE AND ROAD DESIGN (4) 
Site development and road design principles and application to a comprehensive design project using computer-based digital terrain model software tools. Lec/lab/rec. PREREQS: CE 392*

Top CE 552 ISOLATED SIGNALIZED INTERSECTIONS (3) 
Relationships between signal display, user response, vehicle detection, and signal timing parameters are examined in detail. Traffic simulation is introduced to visualize and design the various elements of isolated signalized intersections. PREREQS: CE 595, Traffic Operations and Design, is recommended but not required.

Top CE 553 RAILROAD ENGINEERING (3)  Offered in current or future terms
The principal subject of this course is the railway infra-structure and operational issues related to high speed passenger rail and freight rail (class 1 and regional rail). The course will cover the techniques used to design, construct, monitor and maintain railway track. Class will include field trips. PREREQS: Or permission of instructor. COREQS: CE 392

Top CE 554 DRIVING SIMULATION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Relationships between the functional elements of driving simulation (simulation computer processing, sensory feedback generation, sensory display devices, and the human operator) are examined in detail. The role of driving simulation in transportation engineering research and practice is also considered in depth. Students will design experiments, analyze and interpret data, and extrapolate simulator results to real-world scenarios. PREREQS: CE 595 is recommended but not required.

Top CE 560 SELECTED TOPICS IN GEOMATICS ENGINEERING (0-4)  Offered in current or future terms
Selected topics on contemporary problems in geomatics engineering; application of ongoing research from resident and visiting faculty. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 561 PHOTOGRAMMETRY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Geometry of terrestrial and vertical photographs, flightline planning, stereoscopy and parallax, stereoscopic plotting instruments, analytical photogrammetry, orthophotography, introduction to photo interpretation, and aerial cameras. PREREQS: CE 361 or CEM 263 or FE 208

Top CE 562 DIGITAL TERRAIN MODELING (4) 
Fundamentals of LIDAR and creating digital terrain models. Computational geometry, Delaunay triangulations, spline interpolations, statistical gridding methods, ground filtering, data optimizations, and advanced topics in 3D modeling. PREREQS: CE 361 or CEM 263 or equivalent surveying or GIS course.

Top CE 563 CONTROL SURVEYING (4) 
Global Positioning Systems (GPS) theory, networks, and fieldwork; control specifications, methods and problems in obtaining large area measurements; precise leveling; network adjustments using least square techniques; field instrument adjustments. PREREQS: CE 361 or CEM 263 or FE 208

Top CE 565 OREGON LAND SURVEY LAW (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Introduction to U.S. public land survey; Oregon state statutes, common law decisions, and administrative rules dealing with boundary law; case studies; unwritten land transfers; original and resurvey platting laws; guarantees of title; deed descriptions. PREREQS: CE 361 or CEM 263 or FE 208

Top CE 566 3D LASER SCANNING AND IMAGING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Fundamentals of lidar acquisition, registration, processing, modeling, analysis, and verification. Use of sensor platforms for 3D acquisition. Effective data management procedures. Introduction to other imaging techniques including structure from motion and structured light. Lec/lab.

Top CE 567 COASTAL REMOTE SENSING (4) 
Application of remote sensing technologies (e.g., unmanned aircraft systems, multi- and hyperspectral imagery, high-resolution commercial satellite imagery, synthetic-aperture radar, and topographic and bathymetric lidar) to coastal mapping and charting, coastal engineering and coastal zone management. Both the theory and applications of advanced remote sensing technologies are covered. Lec/lab. PREREQS: An undergraduate surveying course, such as CE 361, CEM 263 or FE 208 and some exposure to MATLAB are helpful, although not required.

Top CE 568 LEAST SQUARES ADJUSTMENTS (3) 
Examines the theory of random error and statistical testing. Discusses the propagation of error in both indirect observations and direct observations from survey. Studies weights of observations and the principles of least squares. Explains how to adjust redundant observations in level nets, horizontal surveys, GNSS networks, and GNSS and terrestrial survey networks by least squares. Estimates the error ellipses of the adjusted observations. Evaluates methods for performing coordinate transformations. PREREQS: CE 361 or CEM 263 or FE 208

Top CE 569 PROPERTY SURVEYS (3) 
U.S. public land survey: restoration of corners, subdivision of sections; topographic mapping; subdivision and partition plats, resurvey plats, subdivision design; introduction to LIS/GIS; field astronomy. PREREQS: CE 361 and CEM 263 or FE 208

Top CE 570 GEOTECHNICAL SPECIAL TOPICS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 571 ADVANCED FOUNDATION ENGINEERING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Presents the planning, analysis, and design of shallow and deep foundations from the geotechnical engineering perspective. Topics supporting course objectives include planning and execution of subsurface investigations, interpretation of in-situ tests, analysis and design of deep and shallow foundations, including geotechnical capacity, and immediate settlement. Assessment of deep foundation installation, axial and lateral loading tests, and group effects is presented. Evaluation of foundation performance is conducted under deterministic and probabilistic frameworks. PREREQS: CE 373 and CE 471 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Top CE 572 ADVANCED GEOTECHNICAL LABORATORY (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Examination of soil composition and engineering properties of soils including volume change, pore pressure generation, strength, and deformation behavior of soils in the laboratory. Advanced static and cyclic shear strength testing of soils will also be discussed. Lec/lab. PREREQS: (CE 373 and CE 471) or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Top CE 574 ENGINEERING PROPERTIES OF SOILS (5) 
Advanced laboratory experimental methods for measurement of soil properties. Analysis of experimental data, and methods to display data for 2D and 3D experiments. Compositional and environmental factors affecting the stress-strain, volume change, compressibility, shear strength behavior of sand, clay, and compacted soils in 2D and 3D. Stress and strain invariants and modeling of failure criteria. PREREQS: CE 471

Top CE 575 EARTH RETENTION AND SUPPORT (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Presents the theory and practice of design and construction of earth retaining structures. Topics include rigid and flexible retaining structures, ranging from gravity and cantilever systems, cantilever and anchored sheet piling, tied-back shoring elements, soil nailing, and mechanically stabilized earth walls. These topics are developed with a view on compaction stresses and surface loading, and invokes approaches that range from the static equations of equilibrium to empirical rules of thumb. PREREQS: CE 373

Top CE 576 GROUND IMPROVEMENT (3) 
Presents the analysis and design of ground improvement techniques. Topics supporting course objectives include design for accelerated settlement (surcharge design) with and without pre-fabricated vertical drains, vibro-compaction, vibro-replacement (stone columns) and aggregate piers, deep soil mixing, jet grouting, EPS geofoam, and other improvement techniques for improving soil strength and stability, and limiting deformations and the effects of liquefaction. PREREQS: CE 572 [C] and CE 577 [C] and /or equivalent, or consent of the instructor.

Top CE 577 STATIC AND DYNAMIC SOIL BEHAVIOR (3)  Offered in current or future terms
An advanced coverage of volume change and strength behavior of soil. Specific course topics include effective stress, one-dimensional compression of soil, rate of soil consolidation, Mohr circle analysis, shear strength of sands, clays, and silts, and dynamic soil properties, strength, and testing. PREREQS: CE 372 and CE 373 or equivalent or consent of instructor.

Top CE 578 GEOTECHNICAL EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Major course topics include engineering seismology, strong ground motion, seismic hazard analysis, soil dynamics, seismic site response, earthquake motion selection, liquefaction, and seismic slope stability. Attention will be given to earthquakes created by the Cascadia Subduction Zone. Lec/lab. PREREQS: CE 373 and CE 471 or equivalent, or consent of the instructor.

Top CE 579 SLOPE AND EMBANKMENT DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A comprehensive overview of evaluating stability and performance for natural and engineered slopes. Design aspects include construction of road embankments, slope remediation techniques and application of geosynthetics for slope stabilization, slope and wall construction, and drainage. CROSSLISTED as FE 479/FE 579. PREREQS: CE 373 or FE 316

Top CE 580 SELECTED TOPICS IN STRUCTURAL DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A critical examination in depth of topics selected by the instructor from among topics not covered in other structural design courses. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 18 credits.

Top CE 581 REINFORCED CONCRETE I (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Basic principles of reinforced concrete design; strength, stability, and serviceability criteria; design of reinforced concrete members for flexure and shear. Detailing, development length and splices. PREREQS: CE 382 or equivalent.

Top CE 582 MASONRY DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms
A critical examination in depth of masonry design topics. PREREQS: CE 581 or equivalent.

Top CE 583 BRIDGE DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms
AASHTO specifications for bridge design; load models; design for moving loads; design and analysis of bridge decks and simple and continuous bridge spans. PREREQS: CE 381 and CE 382 and (CE 481 or CE 581). It's recommended that students take CE 383 concurrently with CE 583.

Top CE 584 WOOD DESIGN (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Study of basic wood properties and design considerations. Design and behavior of wood connectors, beams, columns and beam columns. Introduction to plywood and glued laminated members. Analysis and design of structural diaphragms and shear walls. Lec/lab. CROSSLISTED as WSE 558. PREREQS: CE 383 or CE 481 with a minimum grade of C, senior or graduate standing.

Top CE 585 MATRIX STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Development of matrix methods for linear structural analysis. Force and displacement methods of analysis. Virtual work principles. Use of computer programs to analyze structures. Introduction to finite-element method. PREREQS: CE 382 or equivalent.

Top CE 586 PRESTRESSED CONCRETE (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Prestressed concrete analysis and design, systems of prestressing, materials, economics. PREREQS: CE 581

Top CE 588 PROBABILITY-BASED ANALYSIS AND DESIGN (4) 
Application of probability and statistics in the analysis and design of civil and mechanical engineering systems. Probabilistic modeling of loading and resistance. Probability-based design criteria including load and resistance factor design. PREREQS: ST 314 or equivalent.

Top CE 589 SEISMIC DESIGN (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Design of structures to resist the effects of earthquakes. Introduction to structural dynamics, dynamic analysis, seismic design philosophy, code requirements, and detailing for steel and reinforced concrete. PREREQS: CE 383 or CE 481 or equivalent.

Top CE 590 SELECTED TOPICS IN TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING (1-3)  Offered in current or future terms
Selected topics on contemporary problems in transportation engineering; application of ongoing research from resident and visiting faculty. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits.

Top CE 591 TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, PLANNING, AND POLICY (3)  Offered in current or future terms
The systems approach and its applications to transportation engineering and planning. The making of transportation plans and policies. Development of transportation models. Transportation system performance. Decision analysis. Evaluation of transportation projects. Environmental and social impacts of transportation.

Top CE 592 PAVEMENT STRUCTURES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Design and rehabilitation of pavement structures for streets, highways, and airports. PREREQS: CE 392

Top CE 593 TRAFFIC FLOW ANALYSIS AND CONTROL (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Traffic operations and control systems; traffic flow theory and stream characteristics; capacity analysis; traffic models and simulation; accident and safety improvement. Offered alternate years.

Top CE 594 TRANSPORT FACILITY DESIGN (4)  Offered in current or future terms
Location and design of highways, and other surface transportation terminals; design for safety, energy efficiency, and environmental quality. Offered alternate years. Lec/rec. PREREQS: CE 392

Top CE 595 TRAFFIC OPERATIONS AND DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Traffic operations and engineering; human and vehicular characteristics; traffic stream characteristics; highway capacity analysis; intersection operation, control and design. PREREQS: CE 491*

Top CE 596 PAVEMENT EVALUATION AND MANAGEMENT (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Advanced topics in pavement evaluation techniques and pavement management procedures. PREREQS: CE 492

Top CE 597 PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION (3) 
Characteristics and nature of public transportation systems, including bus, light and heavy rail; financing policy considerations; planning transit service; managing and operating transit systems for small and large urban areas. Offered alternate years.

Top CE 598 AIRPORT PLANNING AND DESIGN (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Characteristics and nature of the air transport system. Airport financing, air traffic control. Analysis and design of airports and the airport planning processes. Airport appurtenances. Airport pavement design, environmental facilities and drainage. Offered alternate years.

Top CE 599 INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS (3) 
Introduction to intelligent transportation systems, including enabling surveillance, navigation, communication and computer technologies. Application of technologies for monitoring, analysis evaluation and prediction of transportation system performance. Intervention strategies, costs and benefits, safety, human factors, institutional issues and case studies. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: CE 491 is a corequisite for new graduate students.

Top CE 601 RESEARCH (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 603 THESIS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 999 credits.

Top CE 605 READING AND CONFERENCE (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 606 PROJECTS (1-16)  Offered in current or future terms
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 607 OCEAN ENGINEERING SEMINAR (1) 
Presentations from on-campus and off-campus speakers discussing state of technology topics in ocean engineering research, development, and construction. Graded P/N. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.

Top CE 630 OCEAN WAVE MECHANICS I (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Linear wave boundary value problem formulation and solution, water particle kinematics, shoaling, refraction, diffraction, and reflection. Linear long wave theory with applications to tides, seiching, and storm surge. CROSSLISTED as OC 630. Lec/lab.

Top CE 631 OCEAN WAVE MECHANICS II (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Second in the sequence of ocean wave engineering mechanics, covers the following topics: introduction to long wave theory, wave superposition, wave height distribution, and the wind-wave spectrum, introduction to wave forces, and basic nonlinear properties of water waves. May include additional selected topic in wave mechanics. CROSSLISTED as OC 631. PREREQS: (CE 630 [C] or OC 630 [C] )

Top CE 634 LONG WAVE MECHANICS (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Theory of long waves. Depth-integrated Euler's equation and its jump conditions. Evolution equations and their solutions. Nonlinear shallow-water waves, the Korteweg-deVries equation and Boussinesq equation. Boundary-layer effects. Shallow-water waves on beaches. Applications of the fundamentals to problems of tsunamis. CROSSLISTED as OC 634. PREREQS: (CE 630 [C] and CE 631 [C] ) and OC 670 or equivalent.

Top CE 635 APPLIED MODELING OF NEARSHORE PROCESSES (4) 
An introduction to numerical modeling of the nearshore ocean, providing hands-on experience with state-of-the-art numerical models for wave propagation, nearshore circulation, planform shoreline evolution and bathymetric profile evolution. The focus is on review of model requirements, detailed study of several specific models for several domains of interest, application to coastal phenomena, and the interpretation of model results. Offered alternate years. CROSSLISTED as OC 635.

Top CE 639 DYNAMICS OF OCEAN STRUCTURES (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Dynamic response of fixed and compliant structures to wind, wave and current loading; Morison equation and diffraction theory for wave and current load modeling, time and frequency domain solution methods; application of spectral and time series analyses; system parameter identification; and stochastic analysis of fatigue and response to extreme loads. Offered alternate years.

Top CE 640 SELECTED TOPICS IN OCEAN AND COASTAL ENGINEERING (1-3) 
Selected topics on contemporary problems in ocean and coastal engineering; application of ongoing research from resident and visiting faculty. Offered alternate years. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits. PREREQS: CE 630

Top CE 642 RANDOM WAVE MECHANICS (3) 
Random wave theories, probability and statistics of random waves and wave forces, time series analyses of stochastic processes, ocean wave spectra. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: CE 630 [C]

Top CE 643 COASTAL ENGINEERING (3) 
Coastal sediment transport including nearshore currents, longshore onshore-offshore transport, and shoreline configuration; equilibrium beach profile concept with application to shore protection; shoreline modeling; tidal inlet hydrodynamics and inlet stabilization; design criteria for soft structures. Offered alternate years. PREREQS: CE 630 [C]

Top CE 645 WAVE FORCES ON STRUCTURES (3) 
Wave forces on small and large members, dimensional analyses and scaling of equations, identification and selection of force coefficients for Morison equation; compatibility of wave kinematics and force coefficients in Morison equation, diffraction and radiation of surface gravity waves by large floating bodies, wavemaker problem, and reciprocity relations. PREREQS: CE 630 [C]

Top CE 647 OCEAN AND COASTAL ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS (3) 
Hands-on experience in the conduct of field and laboratory observations, including waves, currents, wind, tides, tsunami, sediments, bathymetry, shore profiles, wave forces on structures, and structural response. Online data archival and retrieval systems. PREREQS: CE 630 [C]

Top CE 661 KINEMATIC POSITIONING AND NAVIGATION (3)  Offered in current or future terms
Application of Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) aided Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) to directly georeference survey data acquired from a moving platform, such as an unmanned aircraft system (UAS), conventional aircraft, survey boat, or all-terrain vehicle. Topics include 3D coordinate transformations, dead-reckoning, inertial navigation, kinematic GNSS, Kalman filtering, and sensor modeling. PREREQS: Undergraduate surveying course, such as CE 361, CE 263 or FE 208 and some exposure to MATLAB are helpful, although not required.

Top CE 808 WORKSHOP (1-16) 
This course is repeatable for a maximum of 16 credits.



 
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