Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering

Architectural Engineering: ARE

Lower-Division Courses

ARE 102. Introduction to Architectural Engineering.

Introduction to architectural engineering as a career by use of case studies. One lecture hour a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: A major in architectural engineering, civil engineering, or architecture, or consent of instructor.

ARE 217. Computer-Aided Design and Graphics.

Introduction to procedures in computer-aided design and computer graphics used in producing plans and three-dimensional electronic models associated with building design and construction. Three hours of lecture and laboratory a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 102.

ARE 119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Architectural Engineering.

Used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

ARE 320K. Introduction to Design I.

Introduction to design principles, concepts, and problem-solving approaches. Issues addressed by a series of two- and three-dimensional studies. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 217, and credit or registration for Engineering Mechanics 319.

ARE 320L. Introduction to Design II.

Continuation of Architectural Engineering 320K. Focus on building design. Nine laboratory hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 320K, and credit or registration for Civil Engineering 329.

ARE 323K. Project Management and Economics.

Solving economic problems related to construction and engineering; construction project management techniques; characteristics of construction organizations, equipment, and methods. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 333T, and Mathematics 408D or 408M.

ARE 325L. Cooperative Engineering.

This course covers the work period of architectural engineering students in the Cooperative Engineering Program. Forty laboratory hours a week for three semesters. The student must complete Architectural Engineering 325LX, 325LY, and 325LZ before a grade and degree credit are awarded. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For 325LX, application to become a member of the Cooperative Engineering Program, approval of the dean, and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour; for 325LY, Architectural Engineering 325LX and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour; for 325LZ, Architectural Engineering 325LY and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour.

ARE 225M. Cooperative Engineering.

Covers the work period of architectural engineering students in the Cooperative Engineering Program. Forty laboratory hours a week for two semesters. The student must complete Architectural Engineering 225MA and 225MB before a grade and degree credit are awarded. Prerequisite: For 225MA, application to become a member of the Cooperative Engineering Program, approval of the dean, and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour; for 225MB, Architectural Engineering 225MA and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour.

ARE 125N. Cooperative Engineering.

This course covers the work period of architectural engineering students in the Cooperative Engineering Program. Forty laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 325LZ or 225MB, application to become a member of the Cooperative Engineering Program, approval of the dean, and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour.

ARE 129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Architectural Engineering.

Used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

ARE 335. Materials and Methods of Building Construction.

Elements and properties of construction materials and components; fabrication and construction technologies, methods, and processes; engineering systems characteristic of commercial buildings such as foundation, structural, and building envelope systems. Three or four lecture and discussion hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 324P.

ARE 345K. Masonry Engineering.

Behavior and design of masonry with respect to architectural, economic, and structural criteria. Four and one-half hours a week for one semester, including lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 329 and credit or registration for Civil Engineering 331.

ARE 346N. Building Environmental Systems.

Analysis and design of building air conditioning systems; heating and cooling load calculations, air side systems analysis, air distribution, building electrical requirements, electrical and lighting systems. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Mechanical Engineering 320 or 326; and Physics 303L and 103N.

ARE 346P. HVAC Design.

Design and analysis of heating, ventilation, and cooling systems for buildings. Focus on application of fundamental energy and mass transfer principles to HVAC components. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 346N.

ARE 358. Cost Estimating in Building Construction.

Building construction estimating from plans and specifications, unit prices, lump sum estimates, job sites, overhead, general overhead, and bidding procedures. Estimating methods throughout the design process. Two lecture hours and three supervised laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 335.

ARE 362L. Structural Design in Wood.

Engineering properties of wood; design of glued-laminated and lumber structural members, connections, and simple systems; introduction to shear walls and diaphragms. Five hours of lecture and supervised work a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 329.

ARE 465. Integrated Design Project.

Design of low-rise buildings, including structural and environmental systems; preparation of contract documents. Six hours a week for one semester, including lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 320L, 346N, credit or registration for 335, Civil Engineering 331 or 335, and 357.

ARE 366. Contracts, Liability, and Ethics.

Legal aspects of engineering and construction contracts; contract formation, interpretation, rights and duties, and changes; legal liabilities and professional ethics of architects, engineers, and contractors. Two lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 323K.

ARE 370. Design of Energy Efficient and Healthy Buildings.

Design and analysis of sustainable buildings, envelopes and facades, and energy and resource use in energy efficient and healthy buildings. Applies building science principles used to avoid moisture problems, minimize sick-building syndrome symptoms, and reduce energy use. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 346N.

ARE 371. Energy Simulation in Building Design.

Fundamentals of building energy simulations, analytical models for heat transfer in buildings, general numerical methods for solving equations from the analytical models, use of energy simulation tools in building design analysis, and parametric analyses used to study various operational parameters that affect energy use in buildings. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 346N.

ARE 372. Modeling of Air and Pollutant Flows in Buildings.

Fundamentals of indoor airflow modeling; use of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for air quality and thermal comfort analyses; application of CFD for analysis of air velocity, temperature, humidity, and contaminant distributions with different ventilation systems. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 346N and Civil Engineering 319F.

ARE 376. Building Information Modeling for Capital Projects.

Focuses on the skills and information needed to effectively use an existing Building Information Model for a building construction project. In this project-based course, students gain knowledge on the implementation of BIM concepts throughout the life cycle of a building from planning and design to construction and operations. Three lecture hours and one and one-half laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Architectural Engineering 320L and 323K.

ARE 177K, 277K, 377K. Studies in Architectural Engineering.

Various specified topics or conference course. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester; additional hours may be required for some topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

ARE 679H. Undergraduate Honors Thesis.

Research performed during two consecutive semesters under the supervision of an engineering faculty member; topics are selected jointly by the student and the faculty member with approval by the director of the Engineering Honors Program. The student makes an oral presentation and writes a thesis. Individual instruction for two semesters. Students pursuing both the Bachelor of Arts, Plan II, and a bachelor's degree in engineering may use this course to fulfill the thesis requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan II. Prerequisite: For 679HA, enrollment in the Engineering Honors Program; for 679HB, Architectural Engineering 679HA and enrollment in the Engineering Honors Program.

Civil Engineering: C E

Lower-Division Courses

C E 301. Civil Engineering Systems.

Introduction to civil engineering as a career; engineering problem solving; use of computers for text, graphics, and data analysis; introduction to civil engineering measurements; breadth of disciplines within civil engineering; engineering ethics, sustainability. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester.

C E 311K. Introduction to Computer Methods.

Organization and programming of civil engineering problems for computer solutions. Five hours a week for one semester, including lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: Mathematics 408D or 408M.

C E 311S. Probability and Statistics for Civil Engineers.

Basic theory of probability and statistics with practical applications to civil engineering problems, including statistical inference and sampling. Additional subjects may include reliability and risk analyses, estimation and regression analyses, and experimental design. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Mathematics 408D or 408M.

C E 319F. Elementary Mechanics of Fluids.

Fluid properties, hydrostatics, elements of fluid dynamics, energy and momentum, boundary layers, similitude, pipe flow, metering instruments, drag forces. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Civil Engineering 319F and Mechanical Engineering 330 may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Engineering Mechanics 306.

C E 119S, 219S, 319S, 419S, 519S, 619S, 719S, 819S, 919S. Topics in Civil Engineering.

Used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

Upper-Division Courses

C E 321. Transportation Systems.

Planning, economics, location, construction, operation, maintenance, and design of transportation systems; concepts of various modes of transportation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 311S.

C E 324P. Properties and Behavior of Engineering Materials.

Structure, properties, and behavior of engineering materials, including concrete and metals. Laboratory exercises illustrate mechanical behavior of typical materials and demonstrate selected principles of mechanics. Six hours of lecture, laboratory, and supervised work a week for one semester. Civil Engineering 314K and 324P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Chemistry 301 and Engineering Mechanics 319.

C E 325L. Cooperative Engineering.

This course covers the work period of civil engineering students in the Cooperative Engineering Program. Forty laboratory hours a week for three semesters. The student must complete Civil Engineering 325LX, 325LY, and 325LZ before a grade and degree credit are awarded. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: For 325LX, application to become a member of the Cooperative Engineering Program, approval of the dean, and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour; for 325LY, Civil Engineering 325LX and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour; for 325LZ, Civil Engineering 325LY and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour.

C E 225M. Cooperative Engineering.

Covers the work period of civil engineering students in the Cooperative Engineering Program. Forty laboratory hours a week for two semesters. The student must complete Civil Engineering 225MA and 225MB before a grade and degree credit are awarded. Prerequisite: For 225MA, application to become a member of the Cooperative Engineering Program, approval of the dean, and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour; for 225MB, Civil Engineering 225MA and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour.

C E 125N. Cooperative Engineering.

This course covers the work period of civil engineering students in the Cooperative Engineering Program. Forty laboratory hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 325LZ or 225MB, application to become a member of the Cooperative Engineering Program, approval of the dean, and appointment for a full-time cooperative work tour.

C E 329. Structural Analysis.

Classical methods of analysis for determinate and indeterminate structures under stationary and moving loads. Four hours of lecture and supervised work a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Engineering Mechanics 319 and Civil Engineering 311K.

C E 129S, 229S, 329S, 429S, 529S, 629S, 729S, 829S, 929S. Topics in Civil Engineering.

Used to record credit the student earns while enrolled at another institution in a program administered by the University's Study Abroad Office. Credit is recorded as assigned by the study abroad adviser in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering. University credit is awarded for work in an exchange program; it may be counted as coursework taken in residence. Transfer credit is awarded for work in an affiliated studies program. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary.

C E 331. Reinforced Concrete Design.

Design of reinforced concrete beams and columns. Five hours of lecture and supervised work a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 324P (or 314K) and 329.

C E 333T. Engineering Communication.

Technical communication skills for engineers, especially researching and writing technical documents for many kinds of readers, managing and documenting sources of information, using and explaining graphics, delivering oral presentations, working collaboratively, and eliciting information from experts and stakeholders. Two lecture hours and one and one half laboratory hours a week for one semester. Civil Engineering 333H and 333T may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Rhetoric and Writing 306.

C E 335. Elements of Steel Design.

Analysis and design of tension members, beams, columns, and bolted and welded connections. Five hours of lecture and supervised work a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 324P (or 314K) and 329.

C E 341. Introduction to Environmental Engineering.

Quantitative evaluation of the environmental, economic, and technical problems involved in control of pollutants of the air, water, and land. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Chemistry 302 and Civil Engineering 319F.

C E 342. Water and Wastewater Treatment Engineering.

Application of chemical, biological, and physical principles to the analysis and design of treatment processes for drinking water, industrial process water, municipal wastewater, and water reuse applications. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 341 or Environmental Engineering 312.

C E 346. Solid Waste Engineering and Management.

Characteristics of municipal and industrial solid wastes, generation rates, collection systems, recycling, processing, and disposal. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with occasional field trips. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 341 or Environmental Engineering 312.

C E 351. Concrete Materials.

Portland cement, aggregates, supplementary cementing materials, properties of fresh and hardened concrete, concrete durability, mixture proportioning, concrete construction, and special concretes. Three lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 324P (or 314K).

C E 356. Elements of Hydraulic Engineering.

Flow in closed conduits, hydraulic machinery; open-channel flow; flow measurement; design of storm sewers. Five hours a week for one semester, including lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 319F.

C E 357. Geotechnical Engineering.

Engineering properties of soils; hydraulic conductivity and shear strength of soils; soil compaction and consolidation; stresses with the soil mass; settlement of foundations of structures; laboratory measurements. Six hours a week for one semester, including lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 319F and Engineering Mechanics 319.

C E 358. Introductory Ocean Engineering.

Wave theory and its applications to coastal engineering and offshore structure technology. Includes fundamentals of inviscid and viscous flow of incompressible fluids, and applications of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) in design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 319F.

C E 360K. Foundation Engineering.

Effect of geotechnical conditions on the behavior, proportioning, and choice of foundation type; design of shallow and deep foundations; study of foundation case histories. Five hours a week for one semester, including lecture and discussion. Offered in the fall semester only. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 357.

C E 362M. Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design.

Design of reinforced concrete buildings, including floor systems and structural walls. Five hours of lecture and supervised work a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 331.

C E 362N. Advanced Steel Design.

Design of steel buildings, beam columns, composite beams, plate girders, and connections. Five hours of lecture and supervised work a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 335.

C E 363. Advanced Structural Analysis.

Structural analysis for forces and deflections using stiffness and flexibility approaches; application of energy methods in structural analysis; stiffness methods for computer-based structural analysis. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 329 and Mathematics 427J.

C E 364. Design of Wastewater and Water Treatment Facilities.

Analysis, synthesis, and integrated design of municipal water and wastewater treatment plants with an emphasis on novel water conservation and water reuse applications. Three lecture hours a week for one semester; additional hours to be arranged for design laboratory and field trips. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Civil Engineering 342 and credit for Civil Engineering 356.

C E 365K. Hydraulic Engineering Design.

Application of engineering hydraulics to watershed management and urban infrastructure design; engineering hydrology; open-channel hydraulics; remotely sensed data analysis; hydraulic and hydrologic modeling tools; urban water quality and low impact design. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 356.

C E 366K. Design of Bituminous Mixtures.

Restricted to students admitted to major sequence in civil engineering. Fundamental properties of asphalt and aggregates, design and construction of asphalt mixtures, special mixtures, and superpave design method. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 321.

C E 367G. Design and Evaluation of Ground-Based Transportation Systems.

Methods for design and evaluation of transportation systems, emphasizing roadway and non-motorized travel, in light of traveler safety, system operations, construction and maintenance costs, environmental impacts, and other considerations. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Civil Engineering 367G and 377K (Topic: Design of Ground-Based Transportation) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 321.

C E 367P. Pavement Design and Performance.

Basic principles of design of pavements for highways, airfields, and railroads; pavement construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 324P.

C E 367R. Optimization Techniques for Transportation Engineers.

Overview of optimization techniques, including linear programming, nonlinear optimization, and network flow algorithms including shortest path, maximum flow, and minimum spanning tree. Examples and applications primarily drawn from transportation engineering, with connections to other areas. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Civil Engineering 367R and 377K (Topic: Optimization Techniques for Transportation Engineers) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 321.

C E 367T. Traffic Engineering.

Driver and vehicle characteristics, traffic studies, traffic laws and ordinances, intersection capacity, signs, markings, signals, bus transit, parking, design of street systems, and operational controls. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 321.

C E 369L. Air Pollution Engineering.

Characterization of sources, emissions, transport, transformation, effects, and control of outdoor and indoor air pollutants. Applications of chemistry, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics in the selection and design of air pollution control equipment. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 341 or Environmental Engineering 312.

C E 369R. Indoor Air Quality.

Sources, properties, transport and fate, human exposure, and adverse responses to indoor air pollutants. Control strategies and engineered technologies to mitigate impacts of gaseous and particle phase air pollutants in indoor environments. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Civil Engineering 369R and 377K (Topic: Indoor Air Quality) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 311K and 319F; and Architectural Engineering 346N or Civil Engineering 341 or Environmental Engineering 312.

C E 370K. Environmental Sampling and Analysis.

Principles of environmental chemistry; measurement of contaminants in air, water, and land environments; applications to municipal, industrial, and ambient samples. Six hours a week for one semester, including lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 341.

C E 171P. Engineering Professionalism.

Examines professional engineering licensure, ethics, leadership, public service, and public policy, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary perspectives, legal and business considerations, and the importance of lifelong learning. Includes participation in a public service project. Two lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional fieldwork hours to be arranged. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for one of the following: Civil Engineering 360K, 362M, 362N, 364, 365K, or 367G.

C E 374K. Hydrology.

Phases of the hydrologic cycle and associated transport processes; land surface-atmosphere interaction; soil infiltration; rainfall runoff; unit hydrograph; flow routing; hydrologic statistics; and extreme events, including design storms and flows. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 311S and 356.

C E 374L. Groundwater Hydraulics.

Darcy's law, steady flow in aquifers, aquifer and well testing, regional flow, numerical simulation of groundwater flow, unsaturated flow, and groundwater recharge. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 356.

C E 375. Earth Slopes and Retaining Structures.

Earth fills, excavations, and dams; soil compaction and ground improvement, seepage and dewatering; stability of natural slopes and embankments; earth-pressure theories; design of earth retaining structures. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Offered in the spring semester only. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 357.

C E 177K, 277K, 377K. Studies in Civil Engineering.

Various specified topics or conference course. For each semester hour of credit earned, the equivalent of one lecture hour a week for one semester. Additional hours may be required for some topics. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Varies with the topic.

C E 679H. Undergraduate Honors Thesis.

Research performed during two consecutive semesters under the supervision of an engineering faculty member; topics are selected jointly by the student and the faculty member with approval by the director of the Engineering Honors Program. The student makes an oral presentation and writes a thesis. Individual instruction for two semesters. Students pursuing both the Bachelor of Arts, Plan II, and a bachelor's degree in engineering may use this course to fulfill the thesis requirement for the Bachelor of Arts, Plan II. Prerequisite: For 679HA, enrollment in the Engineering Honors Program; for 679HB, Civil Engineering 679HA and enrollment in the Engineering Honors Program.

Environmental Engineering: EVE

Lower-Division Courses

EVE 302. Foundations of Environmental Engineering.

Foundational principles in environmental engineering, sources of contaminants, physics and chemistry of water, air, soil, concepts and tools for assessing sustainability. Three lecture hours and two laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Chemistry 302.

EVE 310. Sustainable Systems Engineering.

Integration and optimization of engineering systems for water treatment, water reuse, and energy production processes given technical, economic, and environmental constraints. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Credit or registration for Physics 303L.

EVE 312. Environmental Engineering and Science.

Quantitative evaluations of environmental processes including mass and energy balances, mass and heat transfer, chemical kinetics, water quality modeling, water treatment, indoor and outdoor air quality, and risk analyses. Two lecture hours and three laboratory hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Environmental Engineering 302 and credit or registration for Mathematics 427J.

Upper-Division Courses

EVE 350. Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World.

Application of chemical concepts to understand the fate of contaminants in natural and engineered systems. Focus on the use of analytical and graphical tools for solving chemical equilibrium and kinetic problems. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Environmental Engineering 312.

EVE 360. Design for Air Quality Improvement.

Analysis, synthesis, and integrated design of air pollution control systems for improvements in outdoor and indoor air quality. Design for reduction of high impact pollutants of local, regional and global significance with consideration of human inhalation exposure and climate impacts. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged for design laboratory, system testing, and field trips. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 319F and 333T; and Civil Engineering 369L or 369R; and Mechanical Engineering 320 or 326.

EVE 370. Design for Environmental Community Improvement.

Application of engineering to a project that addresses a local, national or international community or design challenge. Problem statement, project objectives, stakeholder input, technical problem solving, environmental, social and economic assessment is performed collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to develop a final design for a comprehensive service-learning project. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with additional hours to be arranged for design laboratory. Prerequisite: Civil Engineering 342 or 369L.