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Civil and Architectural Engr (CAE)          1 CIVIL AND ARCHITECTURAL ENGR (CAE) CAE 100 Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Design Introduction to engineering graphics as a problem-solving tool. Basic traditional techniques of orthographic projection, multi-view, pictorial, auxiliary views, dimensioning and tolerance, sectioning, detail drawing. Use of ANSI standards; applications in civil and architectural engineering. Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Credits: 2 Satisfies: Communications (C) CAE 101 Introduction to AutoCAD Drawing and Design A continuation of CAE 100. Use of PC-based CAD (Computer-Aided Drawing and Design) software for presentation and problem solving in civil and architectural engineering applications. Introduction to basic principles of design. Prerequisite(s): CAE 100 Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Credits: 2 Satisfies: Communications (C) CAE 105 Geodetic Science Measurement of distances and angles. Theory of errors. Study of leveling, traversing, topographic mapping, route surveying, earthwork computation, photometry, and boundary surveys. Practice in the use of tapes, levels, total stations, and PC-based methodology. Prerequisite(s): CAE 100*, An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently. Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3 CAE 110 Professional Practice I This course is an introduction to the engineering profession. The content and delivery have been designed to challenge the student's perspective of oneself and thus make the student a better engineer. The class focus is on developing the skills to become a professional learner and a successful student, increasing team learning skills, self-reflection, enhancing ethical perception and decision making abilities, and understanding the responsibilities as an engineer. In simple terms, the student will begin to "act as an engineer acts." Lecture: 0 Lab: 2 Credits: 1 CAE 111 Professional Practice II This course continues the introduction to the engineering profession with further studies of team learning, specializations in engineering, enhancing ethical perception and decision making abilities, and understanding the responsibilities as an engineer. The course also looks deeply at the need for continuous innovation by studying and practicing the entrepreneurial mindset needed to create value for oneself as the student, for one's company, and for society. In simple terms, the student will begin to "act as an engineer acts" and "think like an entrepreneur thinks." Lecture: 0 Lab: 2 Credits: 1 CAE 208 Thermal-Fluids Engineering I Basic principles of thermodynamics applied to engineering systems using pure substances and mixtures as working fluids. Direct application of the laws of thermodynamics to analysis of closed and open systems, mass and energy flow. Extensive analysis of isentropic processes in cycles, analysis of gas mixtures and psychometrics in heating and cooling systems. Introduction to fluid mechanics and analysis of fluid statics problems. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 124 and PHYS 123 and MATH 251* and CS 104-105, An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently. Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3 CAE 209 Thermal-Fluids Engineering II Complete the development of fluid mechanics and introduce and develop heat and mass transfer analysis techniques. Description and analysis of fluid kinematics, energy and momentum equations applied to internal/external flow in building engineering systems. Development and application of convection, conduction and radiation to one-, two- and three-dimensional systems in steady state and transient regimes of operation as applied to building materials and geometries. Prerequisite(s): MATH 252* and CAE 208, An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be taken concurrently. Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3 CAE 221 Engineering Geology Geology and its relationship to civil engineering; minerals; rocks; soil formation; geologic structure; groundwater hydraulics; frost action in soils, landslides, shoreline erosion, bluff instability; earthquakes; air photo interpretation, soil and rock mechanics in relation to engineering geology; subsurface exploration; dams, reservoirs, tunnels; case-history illustrations. Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 3 CAE 286 Theory and Concept of Structural Mechanics Equilibrium for particles and rigid bodies. Distributed forces, centroids, centers of gravity, and moments of inertia. Free body diagrams. Application to truss structures. Kinetics of particles: Newton's Laws of motion, energy, and momentum. Kinematics of particles. Prerequisite(s): PHYS 123 and MATH 152 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3 CAE 287 Mechanics of Structural Materials The concepts of deformation, strain, and stress. Application of free body diagram in shear force and bending moment diagram. Elementary bending theory, normal and shear stresses in beams, and beam deflection. Axially loaded members and Euler buckling theory. Plane stress and strain, Mohr's circle, and torsion of circular sections. Combined loading. Prerequisite(s): CAE 286 or MMAE 200 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

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CIVIL AND ARCHITECTURAL ENGR (CAE)CAE 100Introduction to Engineering Drawing and DesignIntroduction to engineering graphics as a problem-solving tool.Basic traditional techniques of orthographic projection, multi-view,pictorial, auxiliary views, dimensioning and tolerance, sectioning,detail drawing. Use of ANSI standards; applications in civil andarchitectural engineering.Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Credits: 2Satisfies: Communications (C)

CAE 101Introduction to AutoCAD Drawing and DesignA continuation of CAE 100. Use of PC-based CAD (Computer-AidedDrawing and Design) software for presentation and problem solvingin civil and architectural engineering applications. Introduction tobasic principles of design.Prerequisite(s): CAE 100Lecture: 1 Lab: 2 Credits: 2Satisfies: Communications (C)

CAE 105Geodetic ScienceMeasurement of distances and angles. Theory of errors. Study ofleveling, traversing, topographic mapping, route surveying, earthworkcomputation, photometry, and boundary surveys. Practice in the useof tapes, levels, total stations, and PC-based methodology.Prerequisite(s): CAE 100*, An asterisk (*) designates a course whichmay be taken concurrently.Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3

CAE 110Professional Practice IThis course is an introduction to the engineering profession. Thecontent and delivery have been designed to challenge the student'sperspective of oneself and thus make the student a better engineer.The class focus is on developing the skills to become a professionallearner and a successful student, increasing team learning skills,self-reflection, enhancing ethical perception and decision makingabilities, and understanding the responsibilities as an engineer. Insimple terms, the student will begin to "act as an engineer acts."Lecture: 0 Lab: 2 Credits: 1

CAE 111Professional Practice IIThis course continues the introduction to the engineering professionwith further studies of team learning, specializations in engineering,enhancing ethical perception and decision making abilities, andunderstanding the responsibilities as an engineer. The course alsolooks deeply at the need for continuous innovation by studying andpracticing the entrepreneurial mindset needed to create value foroneself as the student, for one's company, and for society. In simpleterms, the student will begin to "act as an engineer acts" and "thinklike an entrepreneur thinks."Lecture: 0 Lab: 2 Credits: 1

CAE 208Thermal-Fluids Engineering IBasic principles of thermodynamics applied to engineering systemsusing pure substances and mixtures as working fluids. Directapplication of the laws of thermodynamics to analysis of closedand open systems, mass and energy flow. Extensive analysisof isentropic processes in cycles, analysis of gas mixtures andpsychometrics in heating and cooling systems. Introduction to fluidmechanics and analysis of fluid statics problems.Prerequisite(s): CHEM 124 and PHYS 123 and MATH 251* andCS 104-105, An asterisk (*) designates a course which may be takenconcurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 209Thermal-Fluids Engineering IIComplete the development of fluid mechanics and introduce anddevelop heat and mass transfer analysis techniques. Descriptionand analysis of fluid kinematics, energy and momentum equationsapplied to internal/external flow in building engineering systems.Development and application of convection, conduction andradiation to one-, two- and three-dimensional systems in steadystate and transient regimes of operation as applied to buildingmaterials and geometries.Prerequisite(s): MATH 252* and CAE 208, An asterisk (*) designatesa course which may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 221Engineering GeologyGeology and its relationship to civil engineering; minerals; rocks; soilformation; geologic structure; groundwater hydraulics; frost actionin soils, landslides, shoreline erosion, bluff instability; earthquakes;air photo interpretation, soil and rock mechanics in relation toengineering geology; subsurface exploration; dams, reservoirs,tunnels; case-history illustrations.Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 3

CAE 286Theory and Concept of Structural MechanicsEquilibrium for particles and rigid bodies. Distributed forces,centroids, centers of gravity, and moments of inertia. Free bodydiagrams. Application to truss structures. Kinetics of particles:Newton's Laws of motion, energy, and momentum. Kinematics ofparticles.Prerequisite(s): PHYS 123 and MATH 152Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 287Mechanics of Structural MaterialsThe concepts of deformation, strain, and stress. Application offree body diagram in shear force and bending moment diagram.Elementary bending theory, normal and shear stresses in beams,and beam deflection. Axially loaded members and Euler bucklingtheory. Plane stress and strain, Mohr's circle, and torsion of circularsections. Combined loading.Prerequisite(s): CAE 286 or MMAE 200Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

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CAE 302Fluid Mechanics and HydraulicsFundamental concepts; fluid statics; properties of fluid in motion;fluid flows through orifices, weirs and venturi meters; laminar andturbulent flow in closed conduits; flow in open channels; turbomachinery; measurement in fluid mechanics and hydraulics.Prerequisite(s): MATH 252Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 303Structural Design IDesign loads, factors of safety; load and resistance factors for steelstructures. Experimental and analytical study of steel materialssubjected to various states of stress. Failure theories, yield andpost-yield criteria are treated. Fatigue and facture mechanicsphenomena are related to design practice. The design of tensionmember, beams, and columns in steel.Prerequisite(s): MMAE 202 or CAE 287Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 304Structural Analysis IThe analysis of statically determinate trusses and frames.Determination of internal forces and calculation of deflections.Application of the principle of virtual work and energy methods.Column stability.Prerequisite(s): MATH 252 and (MMAE 202 or CAE 287)Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 3

CAE 307Structural Design IIDesign loads, factor of safety, load and resistance factors forconcrete structures. Properties of concrete-making materials andthe proportioning of concrete mixtures. Experimental and analyticalstudy of plain and reinforced concrete subjected to various statesof stress. Failure theories and the ultimate strength of plain andreinforced concrete structural components. The design of beams,columns, and slabs in reinforced concrete.Prerequisite(s): CAE 315* and CAE 304, An asterisk (*) designates acourse which may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3Satisfies: Communications (C), CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 312Engineering Systems AnalysisSystems concept process, interest rate, present and future worthvalues, evaluation of alternatives, and elements of microeconomics.Theory of probability, laws of probabilities, random variables anddistribution functions, functions of random variables, statisticalestimations of data, mean and standard deviation, correlation, andregression analysis.Prerequisite(s): MATH 251Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: Communications (C)

CAE 315Materials of ConstructionPhysical principles of elastic and plastic deformation ofconstruction. Mechanical testing methods including tensile,compressive, toughness, creep and fatigue. Properties of concrete,wood, iron and steel and other construction materials. The emphasisis on concepts from solid mechanics which explain the behaviorof materials to the extent needed in the design of load-bearingconstructs.Prerequisite(s): MMAE 202 or CAE 287Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3Satisfies: Communications (C)

CAE 323Introduction to Geotechnical EngineeringPhysical and mechanical properties of soil; elementary principlesof soil identification and testing. Principles of soil permeability andseepage, consolidation, failure theories, earth pressures, and bearingcapacity. Laboratory included.Prerequisite(s): (CAE 209 or CAE 302) and (CAE 287 or MMAE 202)Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3Satisfies: Communications (C)

CAE 331Building ScienceStudy of the physical interaction of climate (humidity, temperature,wind, sun, rain, snow, etc.) and buildings. Topics includepsychrometrics, indoor air quality, indoor thermal comfort, heattransfer, air infiltration, solar insolation, and heating and cooling loadcalculation.Prerequisite(s): CAE 209 or MMAE 322 or CHE 302Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 383Electrical and Electronic CircuitsIntroduction to electrical and electronic circuits. AC and DC steadystate and transient network analysis. Phasors, AC and Three PhasePower. Diodes, transistors, and operational amplifiers.Prerequisite(s): MATH 252 and PHYS 221Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 3

CAE 401Hydraulics, Hydrology, and Their ApplicationsCollection and distribution of water. Flow of fluids through orifices,weirs, venturi meters. Laminar and turbulent flow in closedconduits. Open channel flow. Model analysis using the principles ofdimensional analysis. Rainfall and runoff.Prerequisite(s): MATH 252*, An asterisk (*) designates a coursewhich may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3

CAE 408Bridge and Structural DesignDesign of modern bridges, bridge design requirements, LRFDapproach, seismic and wind effects, fatigue in bridges, supportdesign.Prerequisite(s): CAE 431*, An asterisk (*) designates a course whichmay be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

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CAE 410Introduction to Wind and Earthquake EngineeringKinematics of Particles, Newton's laws of motion, energy andmomentum. Kinematics of rigid bodies. Fundamentals of free,forced, and transient vibration of single and multi-degree offreedom structures. Analysis and design of structures for windand earthquake loadings. Building code requirements. Instructor'sconsent may be granted to students who do not meet theprerequisite.Prerequisite(s): CAE 411*, An asterisk (*) designates a course whichmay be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 411Structural Analysis IIThe analysis of statically indeterminate frames. Application ofclassical methods including superposition, slope deflection, andmoment distribution. Introduction to the direct stiffness method andcomputer analysis of structures.Prerequisite(s): CAE 304Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 412Traffic Engineering Studies and DesignBasic traffic engineering studies including traffic volume, speed,accident, and parking studies. Capacity and analysis for varioustraffic facilities. Design of traffic control devices.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 415Pavement Design, Construction and MaintenancePavement types, stresses in flexible and rigid pavements, vehiclepavement interaction. Mathematical models for pavementsystems, sub grade support, design of flexible and rigid pavements.Construction procedure, drainage considerations, environmentaleffects. Rehabilitation and maintenance of pavements.Prerequisite(s): CAE 323Lecture: 3 Lab: 3 Credits: 4

CAE 416Facility Design of Transportation SystemsDesign and analysis of facilities of transportation systems.Integration of select transportation components and theirinterrelationships. Design of specific facilities: guide ways,terminals, and other elements for railroads, airports, and harbors.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 417Railroad Engineering and DesignHistory of railroad industry. Train operation, train make-up, andhandling. Design and analysis of railroad track structure, trackirregularities, and their representation. Vehicle/track interactionand dynamic problems associated with it. Performance of railwayvehicles.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D), Communications (C)

CAE 419Introduction to Transportation Engineering and DesignHighway functions, design controls and criteria, element ofdesign, cross-section elements, local roads and streets, at-gradeintersections, grade separation and interchanges, highway capacityanalysis, and introduction to pavement management.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 421Risk Assessment EngineeringDescription and concept of risk, relationship between the likelihoodof loss and the impact of loss, engineering hazards assessmentand risk identification and evaluation using fault tree analysis,failure mode and effect analysis, etc., risk analyses applications withpractical statistics.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 422Sprinklers, Standpipes, Fire Pumps, Special Suppression, andDetection SystemsReview and introduction to fluid dynamics applied to sprinklers,standpipes, fire pumps, and special suppression systems; hydraulicdesign criteria and procedures for sprinklers requirements,standpipes, fire pumps, special suppression systems, and detectionand alarm systems using nationally recognized design (NationalFire Protection Association) standards, water supply requirementsystems and distributions.Prerequisite(s): CAE 209 or CAE 302Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 424Introduction to Fire DynamicsIntroduction to fire, physics and chemistry, and mass and heattransfer principles, fire fluid mechanic fundamentals, fundamentalsand requirements of the burning of materials (gases, liquids, andsolids), fire phenomena in enclosures such as pre-flashover andpost-flashover.Prerequisite(s): CAE 209Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 425Fire Protection and Life Safety in Building DesignFundamentals of building design for fire and life safety. Emphasison a systematic design approach. Basic considerations of buildingcodes, fire loading, fire resistance, exit design, protective systems,and other fire protection systems.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 430Probability Concepts in Civil Engineering DesignIntroduction to probability, modeling, and identification ofnondeterministic problems in civil engineering. Development ofstochastic concepts and simulation models and their relevance todesign and decision problems in various areas of civil engineering.Prerequisite(s): MATH 252Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

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CAE 431Steel DesignDesign of steel beams, plate girders, and beam columns. Bolted andwelded connections. Design of typical frame systems.Prerequisite(s): CAE 303 and CAE 304 and CAE 315*, An asterisk (*)designates a course which may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 432Concrete and Foundation DesignDesign of reinforced concrete building frames and continuousstructures. Design of girders, slabs, columns, foundations, andretaining walls.Prerequisite(s): CAE 307*, An asterisk (*) designates a course whichmay be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 433Repair of Existing Building StructuresBuilding repair and retrofit issues are discussed. Specificrequirements of a building for repair and/or reconstructionare emphasized. Methods of assessing building conditions,including forensic structural engineering are covered. Repair andstrengthening methods based on types of materials (steel, concrete,masonry, timber), occupancy and function (residential, commercial),and building values are covered along with demonstration casestudies and illustrative examples.Prerequisite(s): CAE 432 and CAE 431Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 435Experimental Analysis of StructuresThe analysis of structures (prototypes) with the aid of modelsconstructed from metal, wood, plastics, and other materials.Geometrical, mathematical, demonstration, graphical and direct andindirect models will be treated. Comparisons of experimental resultswith results from computer models will be made. Similitude and thetheory of models will be treated. Individual and group project workwill be emphasized.Prerequisite(s): CAE 304 and CAE 411Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 3

CAE 436Design of Masonry and Timber StructuresDesign of unreinforced and reinforced masonry structural elementsand structures. Serviceability and ultimate capacity design.Seismic response, resistance, and design. Design of wood columnsand bending members. Mechanical fasteners and connectors.Instructor's consent may be granted to students who do not meetthe prerequisite.Prerequisite(s): CAE 307Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 437Homeland Security Concerns in Engineering SystemsReview of blast effects produced by solid phase weapons andtheir effects on structures and people. Estimation of the risk ofthreats to security of public and private systems and facilities.Review of simplified structural methods for the analysis anddesign of structures to meet homeland security concerns andprocedures to minimize casualties. Analysis of post-attack firesand how to prevent them. Examination of potential risk to securityof infrastructure systems. Development of contingency plans toinclude evacuation preparedness at time of emergency.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 439Introduction to Geographic Information SystemsGeographic information system (GIS) technology allows databaseswhich display and query information in new ways. This course willteach general GIS and GPS skills and concepts, useful to studentsand practitioners in a variety of disciplines. Students will complete afinal GIS project relevant to their field of study. This hands-on classwill use ESRI's Arc View and Spatial Analyst products, as well asTrimble GeoExplorer GPS units.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 453Measurement and Instrumentation in Architectural EngineeringHands-on experience with energy and indoor air qualitymeasurements in buildings including experimental design, dataanalysis, and experimental statistics. Measurements and techniquescovered include: thermal performance (e.g., thermal conductivityand resistance, heat flux, and temperature); fluid flows and HVACcharacteristics (e.g., velocity, pressure, and airflow); energyperformance (e.g., current, voltage, and power draw); whole buildingdiagnostics (e.g., blower door and duct blaster); and indoor airquality (e.g., tracer gas techniques for air exchange, particlemeasurements, and gas measurements). Course combines lecturesand field measurements in buildings on campus.Prerequisite(s): CAE 331Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 457Geotechnical Foundation DesignMethods of subsoil exploration. Study of types and methods ofdesign and construction of foundations for structures, includingsingle and combined footings, mats, piles, caissons, retaining walls,and underpinning. Drainage and stabilization.Prerequisite(s): CAE 302 and CAE 323Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 461Plumbing and Fire Protection DesignStudy of plumbing systems, water supply, and venting systems.Study of fire protection systems for buildings including pipe sizing,pumps, sprinklers, gravity and pressure vessels, and controls.Prerequisite(s): CAE 302 or CAE 209 or MMAE 313Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

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CAE 463Building Enclosure DesignDesign of building exteriors, including the control of heat flow, airand moisture penetration, building movements, and deterioration.Study of the principle of rain screen walls and of energy conservingdesigns. Analytical techniques and building codes are discussedthrough case studies and design projects.Prerequisite(s): CAE 331Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 464HVAC Systems DesignStudy of the fundamental principles and engineering proceduresfor the design of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems;HVAC system characteristics; system and equipment selection;duct design and layout. Attention is given to energy conservationtechniques and computer applications.Prerequisite(s): CAE 331 or MMAE 322 or CAE 513 with min. gradeof CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 465Building Energy Conservation TechnologiesIdentification of the optimal energy performance achievable withvarious types of buildings and service systems. Reduction ofinfiltration. Control systems and strategies to achieve optimalenergy performance. Effective utilization of daylight, heat pumps,passive and active solar heaters, heat storage and heat pipes in newand old buildings.Prerequisite(s): CAE 331 or CAE 531Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 466Building Electrical Systems DesignStudy of the analysis and design of electrical systems in buildingsutilizing the National Electric Code. Topics include AC, DC, single-phase and three-phase circuits, transients, branch circuits, panelboards, system sizing, fault calculations and overcurrent protectiondesign. Also studies the design and specification of emergencypower backup and alternative power systems.Prerequisite(s): CAE 383 or (ECE 216 and ECE 215)Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 467Lighting Systems DesignAn intensive study of the calculation techniques and qualitativeaspects of good luminous design. Topics covered include:photometric quantities and color theory, visual perception,standards, daylight and artificial illumination systems, radiativetransfer, fixture and lamp characteristics, control devices,and energy conservation techniques. Design problems, fieldmeasurements, computer, and other models will be used to exploremajor topics.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 468Architectural DesignArchitectural Design is the first of a two-part sequence ofarchitectural design and planning for architectural engineers.Students learn the basic theory and practice of the architecturaldesign process from the architect's perspective. Topics include thelogical process of architectural design development, integration ofcode requirement, design approach, and architectural presentationtechniques taught through lecture and lab instruction.Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 3

CAE 470Construction Methods and Cost EstimatingThe role of estimating in construction contract administration.Types of estimates. Unit costs and production rates; job costs.Preparing bid for complete building project using manual methodsand the CSI format; checking quantity take-off and cost estimatingin selected divisions using a computer package.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 471Construction Planning and SchedulingPlanning, scheduling, and progress control of constructionoperations. Critical Path Method and PERT. Resource leveling ofpersonnel, equipment, and materials. Financial control/hauling ofconstruction projects. Impact of delay on precedence networks.Construction contract administration. Computer applications.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: Communications (C), CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 472Construction Site OperationConstruction site layout and mobilization. Liabilities of the parties.Methods of construction. Concrete form design and fabrication.Scaffolding, temporary facilities, and equipment. Safety on sites.Introduction to construction productivity.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 473Construction Contract AdministrationCharacteristics of the construction industry. Project deliverysystems. Duties and liabilities of the parties at the pre-contractstage. Bidding. Contract administration including duties andliabilities of the parties regarding payments, retainage, substantialand final completion, scheduling and time extensions, changeorders, changed conditions, suspension of work, contracttermination, and resolution of disputes. Contract bonds. Managingthe construction company. Labor law and labor relations.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 482Hydraulic Design of Open Channel SystemsUniform flow design; backwater profiles in natural streams;gradually varied flow practical problems; spatially varied flow; flowthrough nonprismatic and nonlinear channels; gradually variedunsteady flow; rapidly varied unsteady flow; flood routing; numericalsolutions of open channels.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

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CAE 486Soil and Site ImprovementTheory of water flow through porous media. Site improvementtechniques including grading and drainage, dewatering,reinforcement, and slurry trenches. Soil improvement techniquesincluding replacement, in situ compaction, preloading andsubsurface drainage, grouting, freezing, prewetting, and heating.Prerequisite(s): CAE 323Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 491Undergraduate ResearchSpecial research problems in civil and architectural engineeringunder individual supervision of instructor. Seminar presentation isrequired. (Credit: Variable; maximum 4 credit hours). Prerequisite:Senior standing, minimum GPA of 3.0, and consent of the instructor.Credit: Variable

CAE 495Capstone Senior DesignA group project requiring the integration of multiple engineeringdisciplines to satisfy client requirements for a real engineeringproject. Students will be required to demonstrate mastery in theapplication of numerous engineering disciplines to a project, workas a member of an integrated engineering team, and demonstratethe ability to understand and communicate engineering solutions toa client verbally, visually, and in written form. Course is required tosatisfy ABET program objectives.Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3Satisfies: CAE Design Course (D)

CAE 497Special ProjectSpecial design project under individual supervision of instructor.Prerequisite: Senior standing, minimum GPA of 3.0, and consent ofinstructor.Credit: Variable

CAE 502Acoustics and LightingGeneral introduction to the aural and visual environment. Subjectiveand objective scales of measurement. Laws of psychophysics.Introduction to vibration. The hearing mechanism. Transfer ofsound. Passive control of noise in buildings, transmission loss.Absorption and reverberation time. Active control of the auralenvironment. Visual perception. Photometry, brightness, luminanceand illumination. Natural lighting of buildings. Artificial lighting.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 503Advanced Structural AnalysisIntroduction to the mechanics of solids. Energy methods andthe calculus of variations. Ritz/Galerkin approximation methods.Introductory discussions on elastic stability and plate analyses.Prerequisite(s): CAE 411 with min. grade of C or MMAE 501* withmin. grade of C or CAE 514* with min. grade of C, An asterisk (*)designates a course which may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 504Seismic Retrofit and Earthquake Hazard ReductionSelection of site-dependent earthquake for retrofit. Strength andductility of aging structures. Cyclic behavior and modeling ofstructures under seismic loading. Performance-based retrofitcriteria. Evaluating earthquake vulnerability of existing buildingsand bridges. Upgrading lateral load-carrying systems. Conceptualbasis for seismic isolation and energy-absorbing techniques andtheir applications in earthquake hazard reduction in existing bridgesand buildings. Selection of retrofit methods. Case studies of seismicretrofit of typical buildings, bridges, and industrial facilities usingstrength upgrading, energy dissipation devices, and base isolation.Prerequisite(s): CAE 529 with min. grade of CLecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 506Building Envelope RehabilitationRepair and rehabilitation of existing building exterior envelopes. Thecourse will include problem identification, investigative techniques,repair methods, preparation of remedial design documentsand general management of rehabilitation projects. Types ofconstructions include buildings, exterior walls, facades, cladding,roofing, plazas, porches, fire escapes, and others.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 508Advanced Bridge EngineeringSpecifications for bridge design and evaluation. Advanced bridgedesign and evaluation topics such as design load envelope, seismicload design, bridge condition rating, bridge load rating, and steelbridge fatigue evaluation. Bridge management systems. Life cycleanalyses. Use of high performance materials in bridge engineering.Prerequisite(s): CAE 408 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 510Dynamics of FireIntroduction to fire, physics and chemistry, and mass and heattransfer principles, fire fluid mechanic fundamentals, fundamentalsand requirements of the burning of materials (gases, liquids, &solids), fire phenomena in enclosures such as pre-flashover andpost-flashover.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 511Fire Protection of BuildingsFundamentals of building design for fire and life safety. Emphasison a systematic design approach. Basic considerations of buildingcodes, fire loading, fire resistance, exit design, protective systems& other fire protection systems. For architects, and engineers notmajoring in fire protection and safety engineering.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 513Building ScienceStudy of the physical interaction of climate (humidity, temperature,wind, sun, rain, snow, etc.) and buildings. Topics includepsychrometrics, indoor air quality, indoor thermal comfort, heattransfer, air infiltration, solar insolation, and heating and cooling loadcalculation.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

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CAE 514Mathematical Methods for Structural EngineeringMatrices, linear spaces and transformations, eigenvalue problems,and their application to civil engineering. First-order differentialequations for structural dynamics. Calculus of variations andvariational principles for dynamics and statics. Rayleigh-Ritzmethod, finite element approximations, Newmark-Beta method,Green's Function, and Duhamel Integral and their application to civilengineering.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 515Building Information Modeling Applications for BuildingPerformanceBuilding Information Modeling (BIM) is at the core of buildingperformance optimization and sustainability, making it possibleto model performance while tracking construction of the buildingin sequence. This course builds essential knowledge of buildingperformance optimization using BIM processes and provides thenecessary background and skills to use BIM with building energysimulation software tools. Autodesk Revit with Insight will be usedas the primary design authoring, manipulation, and analysis tool.Secondary Autodesk BIM tools such as Formit for building massingand orientation; recap for existing conditions capturing; Navisworksfor interference checking and design collaboration; revit Live forVirtual Reality visualizations and presentations; and BIM 360 Ops forfacility management and operation will also be used in class. Provenmethods for using BIM to address essential building performanceand sustainability issues will be presented using real-worldexamples, placing particular emphasis on using BIM for analysisof design alternatives for the life cycle of a building. Complete withcoverage of sustainability, integrated design, and lean constructionrequirements, this is a valuable course for architects, architecturalengineers, MEP engineers, facility managers, and other constructionprofessionals involved in building performance modeling andoptimization.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 518Advanced Reinforced ConcreteMechanical properties of hardened concrete, including creepphenomena. Ultimate strength of columns, beams and beam-columns. Introduction to limit analysis of frames and yield-lineanalysis of plates.Prerequisite(s): CAE 432* with min. grade of C, An asterisk (*)designates a course which may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 520Buckling of StructuresReview of simple column buckling for various conditions. Basicconsiderations of stable and unstable equilibrium. Determinationof buckling loads of columns with variable cross-section. Analysisof elastic stability of framed structures. Approximate solutionsof more complicated problems by various numerical and energymethods. Analysis of lateral and torsional stability of beams andbeam-columns. Stability in the inelastic range of columns. Bucklingof plates and cylindrical shells.Prerequisite(s): CAE 431 with min. grade of C and CAE 411 with min.grade of CLecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 522Structural Model AnalysisTheory of measurements, statistics, similitude, and model lawsand the usefulness of structural models. Displacement and strainmeasurement techniques. Theory and practice of indirect modelanalysis. Theory and practice of direct model techniques includingphoto elasticity and Moire methods.Prerequisite(s): CAE 503 with min. grade of CLecture: 2 Lab: 2 Credits: 4

CAE 523Statistical Analysis of Engineering DataDescriptive statistics and graphs, probability distribution, randomsampling, independence, significance tests, design of experiments,regression, time series analysis, statistical process control, andintroduction to multivariate analysis.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 524Building Enclosure DesignDesign of building exteriors, including the control of heat flow, airand moisture penetration, building movements, and deterioration.Study of the principle of rain screen walls and of energy conservingdesigns. Analytical techniques and building codes are discussedthrough case studies and design projects.Prerequisite(s): CAE 513 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 525Advanced Steel and Composite StructuresTorsion and web openings. Behavior and design of rigid and semirigid beam-to-column connections and base plates. Inelasticbehavior of steel and composite members and systems undersevere cyclic loading. Design of steel-concrete composite andhybrid systems. P-delta effect and design considerations for systemstability. Design of special and ordinary moment-resisting frames.Design of concentrically and eccentrically braced frames. Design ofbracing for stability. Plate girders. Fatigue and fracture.Prerequisite(s): CAE 431* with min. grade of C, An asterisk (*)designates a course which may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 526Energy Conservation Design in BuildingsIdentification of the optimal energy performance achievable withvarious types of buildings and service systems. Reduction ofinfiltration. Control systems and strategies to achieve optimalenergy performance. Effective utilization of daylight, heat pumps,passive and active solar heaters, heat storage and heat pipes in newand old buildings.Prerequisite(s): CAE 331 with min. grade of C or CAE 513 with min.grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

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CAE 527Control of Building Environmental SystemsIntroduction to automatic control systems. Control issues relatedto energy conservation, indoor air quality and thermal comfort inbuildings. Classification of HVAC control systems. Control systemshardware: selection & sizing of sensors, actuators & controllers.Practical HVAC control systems; elementary local loop andcomplete control systems. Case studies. Computer applications.Prerequisite(s): CAE 513 with min. grade of C or CAE 531 with min.grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 529Dynamics of StructuresFundamentals of free, forced, and transient undamped and viscouslydamped vibration of single and multi-degree of freedom structures.Time, frequency, and approximate methods of analysis. Applicationof numerical methods in time and frequency domain. Responsespectra, modes, coupling and modal space. Response history andresponse spectrum analyses and an introduction to earthquakeengineering.Prerequisite(s): CAE 411 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 530Finite Element Method of AnalysisAdvanced and special topics in finite element analysis such as finiteelement-boundary element method, plates, and shell analysis usingfinite elements.Prerequisite(s): CAE 411 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 532Analysis of Plates and ShellsExact and approximate stress analysis of elastic, isotropic platesof various shapes acted upon by forces in their plane, as well astransverse forces. Stability of plates with various edge conditions,orthotropic plates, elastically supported plates and simple cylinders.Approximate methods such as finite differences, finite elements andthe methods of Ritz and Galerkin.Prerequisite(s): CAE 503 with min. grade of CLecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 533Theory and Analysis of Thin ShellsDifferential geometry of surfaces. Elastic theory of general shellswith nonorthogonal curvilinear coordinates. Specialization tocylindrical shells, shells of revolution and translational shells.Exact and approximate solutions applied to the bending membranetheories of thin shells. Approximate methods including finitedifferences, finite elements and methods associated with Ritz,Galerkin, Puchler and Gaeckler.Prerequisite(s): CAE 503 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 534Computational Techniques in Finite Element AnalysisSurvey of numerical methods as applied to FEM software. Databasemanagement, equation solvers, eigen value routines and schemesfor direct integration (both implicit/explicit), all as employed inthe development of a finite element program. Topics coveredalso include band and front minimizers, static and dynamicsubstructuring via super elements and sensitivity studies. Same asMAE 538.Prerequisite(s): CAE 530* with min. grade of C, An asterisk (*)designates a course which may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 535Nonlinear Finite Element AnalysisFEM as applied to nonlinear problems. Contact problems, themechanics of large deformation, full and updated Lagrangeformulations, review of plasticity, solution algorithms, Eulerianapproaches, application to FEM to limit analysis. Same as MAE 539.Prerequisite(s): CAE 442 with min. grade of C or MMAE 501 withmin. grade of C or CAE 514 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 537Homeland Security Concerns in Building DesignsReview of blast effects produced by solid phase weapons and theireffects on structures and people. Estimation of the risk of a terroristattack and the corresponding threat. Review of simplified methodsfor the analysis and design of structures to meet homeland securityconcerns and procedures to minimize casualties. Analysis of postevent fires and how to prevent them. Review of security measures tominimize the effects of blast on buildings and people.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 539Introduction to Geographic Information SystemsGeographic information system (GIS) technology allows users tocombine tabular information with maps, creating powerful spatialdatabases which display and query information in new ways. Thiscourse will teach general GIS and GPS skills and concepts, usefulto students and practitioners in a variety of disciplines. Studentswill complete a final GIS project relevant to their field of study.This hands-on class will use ESRI's ArcView and Spatial Analystproducts, as well as Trimble GeoExplorer GPS units.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 540Asphalt and Concrete Mix DesignTypes of asphalt and physical properties of asphalt. Types of mixes:dense graded, open graded, base courses, and maintenance mixes.Types of pavement structures and hot mix asphalt placement.Aggregate physical properties, tests, and blending. Maintenanceand rehabilitation materials. Mixture design procedures, includingMarshall and Hveem procedures, and weight-volume relationships.Evaluation of mixture properties, engineering property's importanceto performance, resilient modulus, fatigue, and creep testing, andthermal cracking properties. Laboratory included.Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Credits: 3

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CAE 541Pavement Evaluation and ManagementPavement management systems (PMS) concepts, networkdefinition, condition survey, pavement condition index (PCI), non-destructive deflection testing (NDT), measurement of roughness andskid resistance, micropaver PMS, PMS implementation, project andnetwork-level management, maintenance alternatives, developmentof annual and long-range work plans.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 543Demand Models for Urban TransportationFundamental theory of supply and demand, transportationeconomics, network equilibrium, land use and transportationequilibrium. Demand models: trip generation, geographicaldistribution, mode split, route assignment, the direct-demand modeland disaggregate-behavioral-demand models. Special properties ofmodels. Relationships among models.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 544Urban Transportation PlanningExploration of the goals of urban transportation. Program planningin relating transportation technology to social, economic, andenvironmental systems. Systems analysis in forecasting urban landuse and travel demand and evaluating alternatives in transportationplanning to reach a balance between demand and supply.Lecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 545Traffic Operations and Flow TheoryStudies of space and time distribution of speed and other trafficcharacteristics in the transportation network. Macro, micro, andmesoscopic traffic flow theories. Simulation in traffic networks.Application of flow theories to traffic control and operations.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 546Public Transportation SystemsOperational and economic characteristics of urban systems.Transit planning process: demand for transit, transit routing, transitscheduling, network design. Improvements of existing systems andexploration of new technologies.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 547Advanced Traffic EngineeringData collection, statistical analysis, and interpretation of trafficinformation. Advanced traffic engineering topics such as signaling,street-and-highway capacity analysis, and highway safety research.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 548Transportation Systems ManagementTransportation as a system. Problems of traffic congestion, landuse/transportation intersection; intersection control; freeway andarterial incident management; safety considerations; evaluation ofstrategies; case studies.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 549Transportation Economics, Development and PolicyApplication of managerial, micro- and macroeconomic concepts totransportation systems. Investment and impact analysis. Transportpolicy as it relates to social, economic and environmental issues.Legislative actions affecting transport issues.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 550Applied Building Energy ModelingThis course introduces students to building energy modelingsoftware and techniques that are widely used in industryapplications. The course is practice-oriented and builds uponbuilding energy modeling methods as they are practiced inengineering offices (using IES software). The course centers onthe two most common types of energy models in practice: (1)models for LEED and code compliance, and (2) parametric modelsfor evaluating energy conservation measures. During the firsthalf of the course, students will learn modeling methods andassumptions to create an energy model of an actual building projectfor the LEED Energy and Atmosphere credit with all supportingdocuments required for LEED submission. In the second half ofthe course, students will learn to analyze energy conservationmeasures using parametric energy models. The course will alsofocus on advanced energy modeling topics, such as modeling HVACsystems and controls, passive techniques, composite fenestration,thermal bridges, thermal mass, and others. At the end of the course,students will have two complete energy models that they can use intheir portfolio.Prerequisite(s): CAE 513 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 551Prestressed ConcreteTheory and design of prestressed concrete members and structure.Applications to both simple and continuous girder and framessubjected to stationary or moving loads. Prestressed cylindricalshells.Prerequisite(s): CAE 432* with min. grade of C, An asterisk (*)designates a course which may be taken concurrently.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 553Measurement and Instrumentation in Architectural EngineeringHands-on experience with energy and indoor environmentalquality measurements in buildings including experimental design,data analysis, and experimental statistics. Measurements andtechniques covered include: thermal performance (e.g., temperature,humidity, and heat flux); fluid flows and HVAC characteristics (e.g.,velocity, pressure, and airflow rates); energy performance (e.g.,current, voltage, and power draw); whole building diagnostics (e.g.,envelope airtightness, ventilation performance, and duct leakagetesting); and indoor air quality (e.g., tracer gas techniques, particlemeasurements, and gas measurements). Course combines lecturesand field measurements in buildings on campus.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

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CAE 555Transportation Systems EvaluationConcepts and principles of transportation economic analysis,transportation costs and benefits, user and nonuser consequences,needs studies, finance and taxation, methods for evaluation of plansand projects, cost-efficiency, cost-effectiveness, environmentalimpact assessment, and economic development assessment.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 556Net Zero Energy Home Design Competition IThis is a project-based course in which students will competein the Department of Energy's annual Race to Zero home designcompetition. The goal is for an interdisciplinary team of students todesign and provide full documentation for a home that meets theDepartment of Energy's Zero Energy Ready Home Requirements.Teams are expected to effectively and affordably integrate principlesof building science, construction engineering and management,economic analysis, and architectural design in an integrateddesign process. Teams will be required to submit full sets of plans,drawings, renderings, construction details, and analyses for energyefficiency, costs, and affordability. The competition is designed toprovide the next generation of architects, engineers, constructionmanagers, and entrepreneurs with skills and experience to startcareers in clean energy and generate creative solutions to real-world problems. CAE 556 is the first course in a two-course series.CAE 556 focuses on aspects of the building design. Priority is givento Architectural Engineering and Architecture majors.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 557Net Zero Energy Home Design Competition IIThis is a project-based course in which students will competein the Department of Energy's annual Race to Zero home designcompetition. The goal is for an interdisciplinary team of students todesign and provide full documentation for a home that meets theDepartment of Energy's Zero Energy Ready Home Requirements.Teams are expected to effectively and affordably integrate principlesof building science, construction engineering and management,economic analysis, and architectural design in an integrateddesign process. Teams will be required to submit full sets of plans,drawings, renderings, construction details, and analyses for energyefficiency, costs, and affordability. The competition is designed toprovide the next generation of architects, engineers, constructionmanagers, and entrepreneurs with skills and experience to startcareers in clean energy and generate creative solutions to real-worldproblems. CAE 557 is the second course of a two-course series.CAE 557 focuses on the final project reporting and submission.Priority is given to Architectural Engineering and Architecturemajors.Prerequisite(s): CAE 556 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 558Urban Systems Engineering DesignCAE 558 is a project-based course where students will exploreintegrated designs of urban systems. Each project will applythe students? engineering disciplines (such as structures,transportation, building science, construction engineering andmanagement, environmental engineering) in a comprehensiveanalysis that considers the economic, human, and environmentalissues associated with the project.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 559Urban Systems Engineering SeminarCAE 559 is an active seminar course that emphasizes currenttopics in urban systems engineering. Invited speakers will includeresearchers and representatives from current practice such asmunicipal and regional planners and consultants. Appropriatereadings will be assigned in advance of each speaker to guidestudents in preparation for active discussion with each speaker.Each student will also write a term paper on an urban systemsengineering tropic of their choice, connecting material from theassigned reading, the speakers, and additional references selectedby the student.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 560Plastic MethodsFundamental concepts of plasticity in the design of steel structures.Principle of plastic hinges. Upper and lower-bound theorems.Alternating plasticity and incremental collapse. Analysis and designof single story and multi-story framed structures.Prerequisite(s): CAE 431* with min. grade of C and CAE 503* withmin. grade of C, An asterisk (*) designates a course which may betaken concurrently.Lecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 561Structural Reliability and Probabilistic Bases of DesignFundamentals of probability theory and stochastic processes;statistical analysis of engineering data; probabilistic modeling ofstructural loads and material properties. Reliability analysis anddesign of structure, reliability-based design criteria. Evaluation ofexisting design codes. Safety analysis of structures under fatigueloads. Fault and event tree analysis.Prerequisite(s): CAE 307 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 562Engineering Behavior of SoilSoil mineralogy and soil fabric, soil-water electrolyte system,dispersive clay, stress and strain analyses, elastic equilibrium in soilmasses, plastic equilibrium in soil masses, in situ and laboratorystress paths, shear strength of sands and clays, thermal propertiesof soils, critical state soil mechanics principles, nonlinear pseudoelastic and elastoplastic constitutive models.Lecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

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CAE 563Advanced Soil Mechanics LaboratoryAdvanced aspects of soil property measurement with applicationto design and analysis, system characteristics on soil sediment,pinhole test for identifying dispersive clays, consolidation, triaxialcompression and triaxial extension with porewater measurement,cyclic triaxial test, permeability with back pressure, determination ofcritical void ratio.Prerequisite(s): CAE 323 with min. grade of C and CAE 562* withmin. grade of C, An asterisk (*) designates a course which may betaken concurrently.Lecture: 1 Lab: 3 Credits: 1

CAE 564Design of Foundations, Embankments and Earth StructuresConsolidation phenomena, derivation of bearing capacity equations,beams and slabs on soils, piles and pile groups, compaction, earthpressure theories and pressure in embankment, slope stabilityanalyses, retaining structures, embankment design, soil structureinteraction during excavation, design of anchors for landslidestabilization and retaining structures and instrumentation.Prerequisite(s): CAE 323 with min. grade of C and CAE 457 with min.grade of CLecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 565Rock Mechanics and TunnelingRock classification for engineering purposes, mechanical behaviorof rocks, in situ stresses in rock, stresses around undergroundopenings, rock slope engineering, design of underground structures,design of deep support excavation and tunnels, primary andsecondary linings of tunnels, mined shafts, instrumentation.Prerequisite(s): CAE 457 with min. grade of CLecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 566Earthquake Engineering and Soil DynamicsEarthquakes and their intensity, influence of group motion, reviewof I-DOF and M-DOF systems, wave propagation theories, vibrationdue to blast and shock waves, design earthquake motion, dynamicproperties of soils, soil liquefaction, bearing capacity duringearthquakes and design of machine foundations, isolation offoundations, pile foundation, and dynamic analysis, earth pressureduring earthquakes on retaining structures and embankment.Prerequisite(s): CAE 323 with min. grade of C and CAE 420 with min.grade of CLecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 568Transportation Asset ManagementProcesses and techniques for managing the preservation andexpansion of highway transportation facilities such as pavements,bridges, and traffic control and safety hardware; system usageconcerning mobility, safety and security, energy consumption,and vehicle emissions; and economic development impacts. Fivecomponent management systems are first examined: pavements,bridges, traffic control and safety hardware, roadway maintenance,safety, and congestion. Finally, the methodology for overalltransportation asset management is discussed. The primaryemphasis is on data collection, database management, performancemodeling, needs assessment, project evaluation, project selection,program development strategies, risk and uncertainty modeling, andinstitutional issues.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 570Legal Issues in Civil EngineeringThis course introduces students to the legal aspects of engineeringand construction, contract documents, and contract clauses. Uponcompletion of this course, students will be able to do the following:(1) identify the elements of contract formation; (2) interpret contractclauses; (3) explain the rights and duties of the parties involved indesign and construction; and (4) evaluate changes and their rootcauses. Students will also be able to objectively identify and analyzelegal liabilities and the expected professional standard of architects,engineers, and contractors.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 571Lean Construction and ControlThis course introduces students to lean principles and the leanproject delivery system (LPDS) applied to the constructionindustry. Lean construction and lean project delivery embraceconcepts and techniques originally conceived in the automobilemanufacturing industry and adopted by the construction industry.In the manufacturing sector, lean production has revolutionizedproduct manufacturing, resulting in significant gains in plantproductivity, reliability, and reductions in defects. Specific conceptsthat will be covered in this course include Plan-Do-Check-Actcontinuous improvement, A3 reporting, value stream mapping, pullsystems and pull planning, kanban, 5S, standardization, and theChoosing by Advantages Decisionmaking System.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 572Construction Cost Accounting and ControlReview of basic accounting principles and techniques--purchasing,accounts payable, invoicing, accounts receivable, general ledger,payrolls and indirect costs. Job costing and budgeting. Recordingand reporting procedures in construction projects--invoices,subcontractor applications for payment, labor time cards, unitcompletion reports, change orders. Cost coding systems forconstruction activities. Variance reporting procedures. Projectcloseout. Class exercise using computer program.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

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CAE 573Construction Management with Building Information ModelingFundamentals and practical use of information technologies inthe construction industry; basic concepts of building informationmodeling (BIM); review of software and technology available forBIM; practical use of BIM including design and clash detection;impact of BIM on construction management functions; constructionscheduling and sequencing using BIM; cost estimating using BIM;facility management with BIM; integrated approach to navigate BIMas a multi-disciplinary design, analysis, construction, and facilitymanagement technology; class exercise to create a BIM model andto use it in scheduling, sequencing, cost estimating, management,and simulation of a construction project.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 574Economic Decision Analysis in Civil EngineeringBasic economic concepts including interest calculations, economiccomparison of alternatives, replacement decisions, depreciation anddepletion, tax considerations, and sensitivity analysis. Evaluationof public projects, the effect of inflation, decision making under riskand/or uncertainty, economic decision models. Case studies fromthe construction industry.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 575Systems Analysis in Civil EngineeringManagement and system concepts, linear programming, graphicalmethods, Simplex, two-phase Simplex, the transportation problem,the assignment problem, integer programming, and sensitivityanalysis. System modeling by activity networks; maximal-low flow,longest-path and shortest-path analyses, flow graphs, decision-tree analysis, stochastic-network modeling, queuing systems, andanalysis of inventory systems. Case studies from the constructionindustry.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 577Construction Equipment ManagementFactors affecting the selection of construction equipment.Descriptions, operating methods, production rates, unit costsrelated to excavating equipment. Power shovels, draglines, clamshells, and trenching machines. Engineering fundamentals. Movingconstruction equipment, including trucks, wagons, scrapers, dozers,soil-stabilization and compaction equipment. Belt conveyors,compaction and drilling equipment, pile driving equipment, pumpsand crushers.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 578Construction Claims ManagementThis course provides a basic explanation of construction contractclaims by types such as delays, acceleration, and scope issues,the underlying legal theories of the contract construction andclaims, elements required for each claims type defenses to theclaim, prophylactic claims measures. The claims process withinthe contract and extra-contractual basis's for claims are examined.Resolution of claims by ADR techniques and the formal litigationprocess are explained. AIA, AGC, and federal claims provisions aredescribed. In addition to construction contract claims other typesof claims associated with construction projects are covered suchas Surety bond claims and various insurance claims (CGL, Builder'sRisk, workers comp, etc)Prerequisite(s): CAE 473 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 579Real Estate Fundamentals for Engineers and ArchitectsThe objective of this course is to introduce civil engineeringstudents to the real estate process. Students will learn techniquesand methodologies for evaluating real estate investmentopportunities using engineering economic analysis principles.Students will use Time Value of Money analysis for evaluating realestate transactions, including how to carry out calculations usingformulas, financial calculators, and spreadsheets. This course willhelp civil engineering students learn financial skills that can beapplied to professional and personal investment decisions.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 580Intelligent Transportation SystemsThe concept of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) involvesthe use of rapidly emerging information and communicationtechnologies in mitigating congestion and attendant problems. Asubstantial amount of research and development activities havetaken place over the last few decades. This course will provide anintroduction to the various aspects of ITS and will focus on ITSplanning, technology, big data analysis, and evaluation. In addition,such topics as deployment, financing, and management are alsodiscussed. The course will include guest lectures and possibly fieldvisits.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 581Algorithms in TransportationModeling and analysis of transportation network problems throughthe design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms. Emphasison the use of quantitative and qualitative methods of operationsresearch to model system performance. Covers fundamental datastructures, complexity analysis, memory management, recursiveprograms, application of graph theory, and network analysis totransportation problems, analytical formulations, and solutionalgorithms for origin-destination estimation, static and dynamictraffic assignments, and transportation resource allocation.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

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CAE 582Structural Wind and Earthquake EngineeringIntroduction to nature of wind, aerodynamic wind-loading anddesign. Strong ground motion phenomenon. Investigation of theresponse of structures to dynamic and pseudo dynamic wind,earthquake, shock waves and other deterministic and probabilisticloadings. Design criteria for buildings and nuclear power stations,special topics in lifeline earthquake engineering.Prerequisite(s): CAE 529 with min. grade of CLecture: 4 Lab: 0 Credits: 4

CAE 583Performance-Based Structural and Seismic Design of Buildings andBridgesThis course covers performance-based structural and seismicdesign (PBSSD) for buildings and bridges. The course will begin withbrief reviewing and critical discussion on conventional code-basedseismic design followed by the development of the concept andapplicability of this new alternative and advanced PBSSD. Computermethods in linear dynamic, nonlinear static, and dynamic analyseswill be surveyed and discussed as primary tools in PBSSD. Amplecase studies from real-world projects are carried out throughout thecourse. These case studies include the PBSSD of special structures,tall buildings, and those that building code-based design is notapplicable.Prerequisite(s): CAE 529 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 584Stormwater ManagementBasic principles of storm water management; hydrology andhydraulics of excess water; excess water management and design;sewer system design and management, storm water detentionsystems; flood plain system design; risk based design of drainagesystems; practical and case study problems.Prerequisite(s): CAE 301 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 586Seismic Design of Building and Bridge StructuresThe course covers six topics, as listed in the course outline, onseismic design of steel and R/C building structures and bridges.In addition to offer fundamentals and experiences in seismicdesign through design examples, it is also assumed that structuralengineers who are preparing for their Structural Engineer LicenseExam might find extremely helpful.Prerequisite(s): CAE 431 with min. grade of C and CAE 432 with min.grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 589Groundwater Hydrology and SamplingGroundwater geology and flow, response of ideal aquifer topumping. Chemical properties and principles including source ofcontamination and estimation of saturated hydraulic conductivity.Principles of exploration and sampling, methods of subsurfaceexplorations, groundwater observation techniques. Instructorpermission required.Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 590Geotechnical Landfill Design and MaintenanceRegulatory and legal issues, site selection and assessment,geotechnical-subsurface investigation, clay mineralogy and clay-water-electrolyte system, linear and leachate-control-systemsdesign, stability of landfill slopes, cover design, construction andoperation, final use and remediation design.Prerequisite(s): CAE 323 with min. grade of CLecture: 3 Lab: 0 Credits: 3

CAE 591Research and Thesis for M.S. DegreeResearch and Thesis for M.S. Degree.Credit: Variable

CAE 593Civil Engineering SeminarReports on current research. Graduate students are expected toregister and attend.Lecture: 0 Lab: 1 Credits: 0

CAE 594Research ProblemsCredit: Variable

CAE 597Special ProblemsGraduate course work in the problem subject matter. Subjectmatter will vary with the interests and background of students andinstructor. Design or research problems may be assigned from theareas of architectural, construction, geotechnical, geoenvironmental,structural, or transportation engineering.Credit: Variable

CAE 598Special TopicsA special topic in civil or architectural engineering at the graduatelevel.Credit: Variable

CAE 599Graduate WorkshopGraduate workshop.Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Credits: 0

CAE 691Research and Thesis for Ph.D. DegreeResearch and Thesis for Ph.D. degree.Credit: Variable

CAE 724Introduction to AcousticsThis short course provides a brief introduction to the fundamentalsof acoustics and the application to product noise prediction andreduction. The first part focuses on fundamentals of acoustics andnoise generation. The second part of the course focuses on appliednoise control.Lecture: 2 Lab: 0 Credits: 2