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2013 - 2014

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CE En)


Undergraduate Courses


    100-Level Courses

    CE EN 100A : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 100A : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    DESCRIPTION: Activities of civil engineering; principles and methods involved in solving civil engineering problems.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 100B : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 100B : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    DESCRIPTION: Activities of civil engineering; principles and methods involved in solving civil engineering problems.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 101 : Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 101 : Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering. (1:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    DESCRIPTION: Introduction to what civil and environmental engineering is all about. Careers in the profession. Courses and curriculum of the major. Freshman projects and teamwork.

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    CE EN 103 : Engineering Mechanics--Statics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 103 : Engineering Mechanics--Statics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: Math 112; or 111 and 119; or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Concepts of mechanics: force systems in equilibrium, resultants, friction, centroids, utilization of vector algebra, simple trusses, shear and bending moment diagrams, moments of inertia.

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    CE EN 112 : Engineering Drafting with CAD Applications. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 112 : Engineering Drafting with CAD Applications. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: Civil engineering or technology education major status
    DESCRIPTION: Structural and component drafting, emphasizing computer-automated (CAD) systems. Concepts include applied and descriptive geometry, multiview representation, sectional views, dimensional practices, and axonometric sketching.

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    CE EN 113 : Engineering Measurements. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 113 : Engineering Measurements. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: MATH 111
    DESCRIPTION: Measurement of horizontal and vertical distances and angles to locate engineering projects including profiles, plane and topographical mapping, site layout, and earthwork. Introduction to GIS and mapping for surveying projects.

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    CE EN 199R : Academic Internship. (.5-3:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 199R : Academic Internship. (.5-3:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    DESCRIPTION: Work experience evaluated by supervisor and posted on student's transcript.

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    200-Level Courses

    CE EN 200A : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 200A : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 100A & CE EN 100B & CE EN 101
    DESCRIPTION: Activities of civil engineering; principles and methods involved in solving civil engineering problems.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 200B : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 200B : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 100A & CE EN 100B & CE EN 101
    DESCRIPTION: Activities of civil engineering; principles and methods involved in solving civil engineering problems.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 203 : Engineering Mechanics--Mechanics of Materials. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 203 : Engineering Mechanics--Mechanics of Materials. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 103
    DESCRIPTION: Fundamental concepts of elastic stress and strain, including transformations and stress-strain relations; beam/column theories (axial, flexure, torsion, and shear loads and deformations); shear and bending moment relationships; column stability; and cylindrical and spherical pressure vessels.

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    CE EN 204 : Engineering Mechanic--Dynamics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 204 : Engineering Mechanic--Dynamics. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Summer
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 103
    DESCRIPTION: Concepts of dynamics applied to particles, systems of particles, rigid bodies, vibration systems, and nonrigid particles systems.

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    CE EN 270 : Computational Methods. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 270 : Computational Methods. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: Math 113 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Computational techniques for solving civil engineering problems.

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    300-Level Courses

    CE EN 300A : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 300A : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 200A & CE EN 200B
    DESCRIPTION: Technical and professional activities in civil engineering.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 300B : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 300B : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 200A & CE EN 200B
    DESCRIPTION: Technical and professional activities in civil engineering.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 304 : Civil Engineering Materials: Metals, Woods, and Composites. (1.5:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 304 : Civil Engineering Materials: Metals, Woods, and Composites. (1.5:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 203 & CE EN 270 & STAT 201
    DESCRIPTION: Molecular basis and mechanical behavior of civil engineering structural materials; failure theories; laboratory testing.

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    CE EN 306 : Civil Engineering Materials: Concrete, Masonry, and Asphalt. (1.5:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 306 : Civil Engineering Materials: Concrete, Masonry, and Asphalt. (1.5:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 203 & CE EN 270 & STAT 201; Eng T 231 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Composition, engineering behavior, and construction of concrete, masonry, and asphalt; laboratory testing.

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    CE EN 321 : Structural Analysis. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 321 : Structural Analysis. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 203 & CE EN 270; or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Methods of statics. Influence line diagrams. Method of virtual work. Plastic hinge analysis. Flexibility (force) method, stiffness (displacement) method, and moment distribution method for analysis of indeterminate beams, trusses, and frames. Introduction to computer structural analysis.

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    CE EN 332 : Hydraulics and Fluid Flow Theory. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 332 : Hydraulics and Fluid Flow Theory. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: CEEn 204, 270, Eng T 231; or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Fluid properties, fluid statics and dynamics, viscous flow, boundary layers, concepts of pipe and open-channel flow.

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    CE EN 341 : Elementary Soil Mechanics. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 341 : Elementary Soil Mechanics. (3:2:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 203 & CE EN 270; CE En 332 or concurrent enrollment. Geol 330 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Determination of stresses in soils, soil strength, consolidation, and settlement. Applications in fluid flow, lateral earth pressure, bearing pressure, and slope stability.

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    CE EN 351 : Environmental Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 351 : Environmental Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: CHEM 105
    DESCRIPTION: Environmental concerns, problems, and evaluation methodology; pollution control and engineering management approaches; material balance and separations; reactor design.

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    CE EN 361 : Introduction to Transportation Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 361 : Introduction to Transportation Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: CE En 113, 270, Eng T 231, Stat 201; or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Transportation system characteristics, traffic engineering and operaton, transportation planning, geometric design, pavement design, transportation safety, freight, public transport, sustainable transportation.

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    400-Level Courses

    CE EN 400C : Civil and Environmental Engineering Online Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 400C : Civil and Environmental Engineering Online Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: Instructor's consent.
    DESCRIPTION: Technical and professional activities in civil engineering. Available online.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 400B : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 400B : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 300A & CE EN 300B
    DESCRIPTION: Technical and professional activities in civil engineering.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 400A : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 400A : Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar. (.5:1:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 300A & CE EN 300B
    DESCRIPTION: Technical and professional activities in civil engineering.
    NOTE: College Lecture attendance required.

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    CE EN 414 : Engineering Applications of GIS. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 414 : Engineering Applications of GIS. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: Senior status.
    DESCRIPTION: Introduction to GIS concepts. Data acquisition and GIS database formulation. Applications of GIS to civil engineering.

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    CE EN 421 : Structural Steel Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 421 : Structural Steel Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter; Spring Odd Yrs.
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 304 & CE EN 321
    DESCRIPTION: Compression and tension of steel members, beams, and beam-columns. Elastic and inelastic lateral-torsional buckling. Structural fasteners. Emphasizes LFRD.

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    CE EN 424 : Reinforced Concrete Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 424 : Reinforced Concrete Design. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Spring Even Yrs.
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 304 & CE EN 306 & CE EN 321
    DESCRIPTION: Theory and design of reinforced concrete, including columns, beams, slabs, and footings; elastic and ultimate-strength methods of analysis.

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    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.

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    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.

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    CE EN 433 : Hydraulic Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 433 : Hydraulic Engineering. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: CE EN 332
    DESCRIPTION: Application of fluid mechanics principles to analysis and design of hydraulic structures and systems.

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    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.

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    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 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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    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.

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    CE EN 493R : Civil and Environmental Engineering Practicum. (1-18:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 493R : Civil and Environmental Engineering Practicum. (1-18:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    PREREQUISITE: Instructor's consent.

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    CE EN 498R : Directed Studies in Civil and Environmental Engineering. (1-18:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    CE EN 498R : Directed Studies in Civil and Environmental Engineering. (1-18:ARR:ARR)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    PREREQUISITE: Instructor's consent.

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    500-Level Graduate Courses (available to advanced undergraduates)

    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 421 & CE EN 424; or equivalent.
    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.

    Course Outcomes


    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.

    Course Outcomes


    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.

    Course Outcomes


    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.

    Course Outcomes


    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.

    Course Outcomes


    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

    Course Outcomes


Graduate Courses

For 600- and 700-level courses, see the BYU 2013–2014 Graduate Catalog.



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