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2012 - 2013

BS in Civil Engineering
(94–97 hours*)


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  1. Complete the following courses:
  2. Note: Students must be enrolled in a seminar course each semester, from the time the major is declared until graduation. Freshman students should begin with CE En 100A, 100B and continue in order with 200A, 200B, 300A, 300B; 400A, 400B. Transfer students or students joining the program from another department, who have sophomore status, should begin with a 200-level seminar. Students may not take two seminars at one time.

  3. Complete one course from the following:
  4. Complete one course from the following:
  5. Complete one course from the following:
      CE EN 471A : Civil Engineering Practice. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 471A : Civil Engineering Practice. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: 12 credit hours from CE En 304, 306, 321, 332, 341, 351, 361; or concurrent enrollment.
      DESCRIPTION: Cash-flow diagrams. Present worth and annual payments comparison of engineering alternatives. Sustainability of engineering projects in terms of environmental, social, and economic impact (triple-bottom-line). Teamwork and leadership development. Response to a request for proposal (RFP) to develop a culminating design project.

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      CE EN 471B : Civil Engineering Practice. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 471B : Civil Engineering Practice. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: 12 credit hours from CE En 304, 306, 321, 332, 341, 351, 361; or concurrent enrollment.
      DESCRIPTION: Cash-flow diagrams. Present worth and annual payments comparison of engineering alternatives. Sustainability of engineering projects in terms of environmental, social, and economic impact (triple-bottom-line). Teamwork and leadership development. Economic, political, and cultural impact of globalization on civil engineering in the USA and other countries. Research and triple-bottom-line evaluation of specific civil engineering projects throughout the world.

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  6. Complete one of the following options:
  7. Complete the following supporting courses:
      CHEM 105 : General College Chemistry. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CHEM 105 : General College Chemistry. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Math 110 (or equivalent) or concurrent enrollment.
      DESCRIPTION: Atomic and molecular structure including bonding and periodic properties of the elements; reaction energetics, electrochemistry, acids and bases, inorganic and organic chemistry.
      NOTE: Primarily for students in engineering and biological sciences. Three lectures and two recitation sections per week.

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      ENGL 316 : Technical Communication. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENGL 316 : Technical Communication. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Junior or senior status.
      DESCRIPTION: Effective processes of written, oral, and visual technical communication, including collaborative processes. Writing for academic and professional audiences.
      NOTE: Carries GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication credit.

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      ENG T 231 : Foundations of Global Leadership. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      ENG T 231 : Foundations of Global Leadership. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Foundational principles and practices of individual and organizational leadership in a global context from an integrated moral, technical and social perspective. Emphasis on developing integrity, valuing and leveraging diversity, acquiring and applying leadership skills.
      NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

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      GEOL 330 : Geology for Engineers. (3:2:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      GEOL 330 : Geology for Engineers. (3:2:2)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      DESCRIPTION: Geological processes and materials bearing on engineering practices. Field trips.

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      MATH 112 : Calculus 1. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Math 110 and 111 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Differential and integral calculus: limits; continuity; the derivative and applications; extrema; the definite integral; fundamental theorem of calculus; L'Hopital's rule.

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      : Honors Calculus 1.
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      MATH 113 : Calculus 2. (4:5:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      OFFERED: Honors also.
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
      PREREQUISITE: Math 112 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Techniques and applications of integration; sequences, series, convergence tests, power series; parametric equations; polar coordinates.

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      PHSCS 123 : Principles of Physics 2. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PHSCS 123 : Principles of Physics 2. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 112 & PHSCS 121
      DESCRIPTION: Waves, thermal physics, optics, special relativity, and introduction to modern physics. Weekly lab.

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      STAT 201 : Statistics for Engineers and Scientists. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      STAT 201 : Statistics for Engineers and Scientists. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 112; or MATH 119
      DESCRIPTION: The scientific method; probability, random variables, common discrete and continuous random variables, central limit theorem; confidence intervals and hypothesis testing; completely randomized experiments; factorial experiments.

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  8. Complete 4 technical elective courses from the following (note: a course taken as a major requirement course may not double count as a technical elective course):
      CE EN 427 : International Megastructures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 427 : International Megastructures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Spring
      PREREQUISITE: CE EN 421 & CE EN 471B; or CE EN 424 & CE EN 471B; Instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Skyscraper analysis and design. Introduction to analysis and design of suspension, cable-stayed, arch, and prestressed girder bridges. Economic, social, and environmental design criteria for megastructures. International experience to study megastructures in China or elsewhere. Interaction with professionals.

      Course Outcomes


      CE EN 431 : Hydrology. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter; Spring
      PREREQUISITE: CE EN 332
      DESCRIPTION: Waters of the earth, their occurrence, circulation, and distribution. Relationships among precipitation, evaporation, infiltration, transpiration, groundwater, and stream runoff.

      Course Outcomes


      Or
      CE EN 439 : Latin America Study Abroad in Water Resources. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 439 : Latin America Study Abroad in Water Resources. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE EN 431; or CE EN 433; CE En 471B or concurrent enrollment. Instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: BYU students team with engineers and engineering students from Latin American countries such as Mexico and the Dominican Republic to work on water resources projects of consequence. Collaboration with Latin American teams occurs electronically through the semester with 7-10 day culminating visit to the country assigned.

      Course Outcomes


      CE EN 461 : Geometric Design of Highways. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 461 : Geometric Design of Highways. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE EN 113 & CE EN 361
      DESCRIPTION: Designing visual aspects of highways: highway classification, design controls and criteria, design elements, vertical and horizontal alignment, cross section, intersections, interchanges, capacity analysis.

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      CE EN 472 : Civil Engineering Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 472 : Civil Engineering Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE EN 471A
      DESCRIPTION: Civil engineering culminating design experience based on the knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work and incorporating appropriate engineering standards and multiple realistic constraints.

      Course Outcomes


      CE EN 500 : (CE En-Me En) Design and Materials Applications. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 500 : (CE En-Me En) Design and Materials Applications. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Me En 372 or CE En 321 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Applied and residual stress; materials selection; static, impact, and fatigue strength; fatigue damage; surface treatments; elastic deflection and stability--all as applied to mechanical design.

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      CE EN 501 : (CEEn-MeEn) Stress Analysis and Design of Mechanical Structures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 501 : (CEEn-MeEn) Stress Analysis and Design of Mechanical Structures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Spring
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 321 or Me En 372 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Stress analysis and deflection of structures; general bending and torsion with computer applications to mechanical and aerospace structure design.

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      CE EN 503 : (CE En-Me En) Plasticity and Fracture. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 503 : (CE En-Me En) Plasticity and Fracture. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE EN 203 & ME EN 250 & MATH 303; Senior standing or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Tensor algebra; stress and deformation tensors; relationships between dislocation slip, yielding, plastic constitutive behavior, and microstructure development; cracks and linear elastic fracture mechanics.

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      CE EN 504 : (CE En-Me En) Computer Structural Analysis and Optimization. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 504 : (CE En-Me En) Computer Structural Analysis and Optimization. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Linear algebra; CE En 321 or Me En 372 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Matrix stiffness method for 1D, 2D, and 3D skeletal structure classes. Implementing the matrix stiffness method as a computer program. Nonlinear second-order structural analysis. Structural optimization techniques including stress-ratio method, gradient-based methods, and genetic algorithms.

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      CE EN 505 : Portland Cement Concrete Mixture Design and Analysis. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 505 : Portland Cement Concrete Mixture Design and Analysis. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 306 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Properties and testing of freshly mixed and hardened concrete and constituent materials; concrete mixture design and analysis; concrete construction practices; laboratory experimentation.

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      CE EN 506 : (CE En-Me En) Continuum Mechanics and Finite Elements. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 506 : (CE En-Me En) Continuum Mechanics and Finite Elements. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 321 or Me En 372 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Equilibrium, constitutive, and compatibility equations; closed-form solutions from elasticity; finite element theory, programming, and usage; membrane, axisymmetric, and solid elements. Application to heat transfer, fluid mechanics, and seepage.

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      CE EN 508 : (CE En-Me En) Structural Vibrations. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 508 : (CE En-Me En) Structural Vibrations. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 321 or Me En 372 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Dynamic analysis of single degree-of-freedom, discrete multi-degree-of-freedom, and continuous systems. Applications include aerospace, civil structures, and mechanical components.

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      CE EN 521 : Seismic-Resistant Steel Buildings. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 521 : Seismic-Resistant Steel Buildings. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 421 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Background and development of UBC seismic provisions; design of ductile braced frames and steel moment resisting frames; design of diaphragms and collectors.

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      CE EN 523 : (CE En-Me En) Aircraft Structures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 523 : (CE En-Me En) Aircraft Structures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 304 or Me En 250 or equivalent. CE En 321 or Me En 372 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Requirements, objectives, loads, materials, and tools for design of airframe structures; static behavior of thin-wall structures; durability and damage tolerance; certification and testing. Airframe component team design project.

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      CE EN 525 : Bridge Structures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 525 : Bridge Structures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 422, 424; or equivalents.
      DESCRIPTION: Design of composite, continuous beam, and girder bridges, including piers, abutments, floor systems, and bearings; field trips to observe bridge construction and fabrication.

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      CE EN 528 : Masonry Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter Even Yrs.
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 424 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Introduction to analysis, design, and construction of masonry structures. Compressive, tensile, flexural, and shear behavior of masonry structural components.

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      CE EN 529 : Timber Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter Even Yrs.
      PREREQUISITE: CE EN 304 & CE EN 321 & CE EN 421; or equivalents.
      DESCRIPTION: Timber species, composition, and grades; design of beams, straight and tapered glue-lam girders, columns, connections, trusses, shear walls, and structural systems.

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      CE EN 531 : Principles of Hydrologic Modeling (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 531 : Principles of Hydrologic Modeling (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 431 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Advanced hydrologic and hydraulic principles with an emphasis on modeling for the purpose of planning and designing draining, flood control, and other water resource facilities.

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      CE EN 535 : Hydraulic Design of Channels and Control Structures. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 535 : Hydraulic Design of Channels and Control Structures. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 433 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Design of water conveyance channels and control structures, including siphons, chutes, weirs, flumes, dams, spillways, and outlet works.

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      CE EN 540 : Geo-Environmental Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 540 : Geo-Environmental Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall Even Yrs.; Winter Even Yrs.
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 341 and 351; or equivalents. CE En 471A or 471 B or concurrent enrollment or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Hazardous waste statutes and regulations; introduction to hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal, and monitoring techniques. Geotechnical aspects of environmental engineering. Topics include municipal and hazardous solid waste landfill design and characterization and remediation techniques for contaminated soil and groundwater.

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      CE EN 542 : Foundation Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 542 : Foundation Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter; Spring Even Yrs.
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 341 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Soil investigation, bearing capacity and settlement, design of spread footings, combined footings, mat foundations, pile foundations, and drilled shafts.

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      CE EN 544 : Seepage and Slope Stability Analysis. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 544 : Seepage and Slope Stability Analysis. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 341 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Seepage and slope stability analysis of earth dams, levees, excavations, embankments, and natural slopes; construction dewatering, numerical methods, shear strength of soils, limit equilibrium method.

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      CE EN 545 : Geotechnical Analysis of Earthquake Phenomena. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 545 : Geotechnical Analysis of Earthquake Phenomena. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 321, 341; or equivalents.
      DESCRIPTION: Earthquake magnitude and intensity; design ground motions, elementary dynamics of structures; response spectra; building code provisions; liquefaction and ground failure.

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      CE EN 547 : Groundwater Modeling. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 547 : Groundwater Modeling. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      PREREQUISITE: CEEn 341 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Computer simulation of groundwater flow systems; modeling theory, numerical methods, data management, boundary conditions, calibration, and stochastic analysis.

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      CE EN 551 : Water Treatment Facilities Design. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 551 : Water Treatment Facilities Design. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 351 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Evaluation, selection, and design of water treatment facilities.

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      CE EN 555 : Environmental Chemistry. (3:2:4)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 555 : Environmental Chemistry. (3:2:4)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 351 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Chemical theory and calculation supporting analysis of major organic and inorganic constituents in environmental engineering, focusing on theoretical understanding of the chemical processes.

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      CE EN 562 : Traffic Engineering: Characteristics and Operations. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 562 : Traffic Engineering: Characteristics and Operations. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 361 or equivalent.
      DESCRIPTION: Traffic stream characteristics, traffic flow theory, traffic control devices, capacity and level of service, warrants, signal timing and optimization, signal coordination.

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      CE EN 563 : Pavement Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 563 : Pavement Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CE En 306 and 341 and 361; or equivalents. CE En 471A or 471B or concurrent enrollment.
      DESCRIPTION: Design, construction, evaluation, maintenance, and rehabilitation of flexible and rigid pavements; influence of traffic and environmental factors; mechanistic analysis of pavement structures using computer software.

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      CE EN 565 : Urban Transportation Planning. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 565 : Urban Transportation Planning. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: CEEn 361 or instructor's consent.
      DESCRIPTION: Urban transportation planning and decision making, intermodal transportation, land-use transportation interrelationships, transportation demand modeling, site impact analysis, sustainable transportation; livable cities.

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      CE EN 570 : (CE En-Me En) Computer-Aided Engineering Software Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 570 : (CE En-Me En) Computer-Aided Engineering Software Development. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Me En 373 or C programming.
      DESCRIPTION: Programming methods for the development of engineering software. Data structures, architecture, libraries, and graphical user interfaces, with applications to CAD systems.

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      CE EN 572 : (CE En-Me En) Computer-Aided Geometric Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 572 : (CE En-Me En) Computer-Aided Geometric Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
      PREREQUISITE: Proficiency in C programming.
      DESCRIPTION: Mathematical theory of free-form curves and surfaces and solid geometric modeling. Bezier and B-spline curve and surface theory, parametric and implicit forms, intersection algorithms, topics in computer algebra, and free-form deformation. Several programming projects.

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      CE EN 575 : (CE En-Me En) Optimization Techniques in Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 575 : (CE En-Me En) Optimization Techniques in Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
      PREREQUISITE: MATH 302; C, C++, or similar computer language.
      DESCRIPTION: Application of computer optimization techniques to constrained engineering design. Theory and application of unconstrained and constrained nonlinear algorithms. Genetic algorithms. Robust design methods.

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      CE EN 594R : Selected Problems in Civil and Environmental Engineering. (1-3:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      CE EN 594R : Selected Problems in Civil and Environmental Engineering. (1-3:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
      WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer

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      Note: At least 1 of the 4 technical elective courses must be a culminating design experience:

        CE EN 427 : International Megastructures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        CE EN 427 : International Megastructures. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Spring
        PREREQUISITE: CE EN 421 & CE EN 471B; or CE EN 424 & CE EN 471B; Instructor's consent.
        DESCRIPTION: Skyscraper analysis and design. Introduction to analysis and design of suspension, cable-stayed, arch, and prestressed girder bridges. Economic, social, and environmental design criteria for megastructures. International experience to study megastructures in China or elsewhere. Interaction with professionals.

        Course Outcomes


        CE EN 439 : Latin America Study Abroad in Water Resources. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        CE EN 439 : Latin America Study Abroad in Water Resources. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
        PREREQUISITE: CE EN 431; or CE EN 433; CE En 471B or concurrent enrollment. Instructor's consent.
        DESCRIPTION: BYU students team with engineers and engineering students from Latin American countries such as Mexico and the Dominican Republic to work on water resources projects of consequence. Collaboration with Latin American teams occurs electronically through the semester with 7-10 day culminating visit to the country assigned.

        Course Outcomes


        CE EN 472 : Civil Engineering Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        CE EN 472 : Civil Engineering Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
        PREREQUISITE: CE EN 471A
        DESCRIPTION: Civil engineering culminating design experience based on the knowledge and skills acquired in earlier course work and incorporating appropriate engineering standards and multiple realistic constraints.

        Course Outcomes


        CE EN 540 : Geo-Environmental Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        CE EN 540 : Geo-Environmental Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall Even Yrs.; Winter Even Yrs.
        PREREQUISITE: CE En 341 and 351; or equivalents. CE En 471A or 471 B or concurrent enrollment or instructor's consent.
        DESCRIPTION: Hazardous waste statutes and regulations; introduction to hazardous waste treatment, storage, disposal, and monitoring techniques. Geotechnical aspects of environmental engineering. Topics include municipal and hazardous solid waste landfill design and characterization and remediation techniques for contaminated soil and groundwater.

        Course Outcomes


        CE EN 563 : Pavement Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        CE EN 563 : Pavement Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
        WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
        PREREQUISITE: CE En 306 and 341 and 361; or equivalents. CE En 471A or 471B or concurrent enrollment.
        DESCRIPTION: Design, construction, evaluation, maintenance, and rehabilitation of flexible and rigid pavements; influence of traffic and environmental factors; mechanistic analysis of pavement structures using computer software.

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*Hours include courses that may fulfill university core requirements.



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