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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) 
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]



 
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