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Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics (C E/E M)
Civil Engineering Building, Room 206
(520) 621-2266

Professors Dinshaw N. Contractor, Acting Head, Donald A. DaDeppo,
Chandrakant S. Desai, Martha W. Gilliland, Achintya Haldar, David
J. Hall (Emeritus), Simon Ince (Hydrology and Water Resources),
Rudolf A. Jimenez, James D. Kriegh (Emeritus), Emmett M. Laursen
(Emeritus), Allan J. Malvick, Haaren A. Miklofsky (Emeritus),
Richmond C. Neff (Emeritus), Philip B. Newlin (Emeritus), Ralph
M. Richard (Emeritus), Raymond A. Sierka, Ernest T. Smerdon

Associate Professors Robert G. Arnold, Donald J. Baumgartner,
Curtis W. Bryant, Muniram Budhu, Mohammad R. Ehsani, Donald B.
Hawes (Emeritus), Panos D. Kiousis, Tribikram Kundu, Bruce E.
Logan, Margaret S. Petersen (Emerita), Robert H. Wortman

Assistant Professors Sonia H. Armaleh, George N. Frantziskonis,
William M. Isenhower, Kevin E. Lansey, Hamid Saadatmanesh

The department offers the Bachelor of Science in Civil
Engineering, and the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy
degrees with majors in civil engineering and engineering
mechanics. (See the College of Engineering and Mines section of
this catalog for specific undergraduate program requirements.)

Additional information relating to each of these programs may be
obtained by contacting the department head. 

Civil Engineering (C E)

210. Engineering Graphics (3) I II S GRD Representations and
analysis of systems of orthographic projection and graphical
methods used in engineering design and production, correlated
with technical sketching. 1R, 6L. 2ES, 1ED.

214. Statics (3) I II S GRD Equivalent force systems;
equilibrium; geometric properties of areas and solids; friction;
virtual work; potential energy. Honors section is available. 3ES.
P, PHYS 110, MATH 125b.

217. Mechanics of Materials (3) I II S GRD Material behavior;
relationship between external forces acting on elastic and
inelastic bodies and the resulting behavior; stress and
deformation of bars, beams, shafts, pressure vessels; stress and
strain; combined stresses; columns. Honor section is available.
3ES. P, 214.

251. Elementary Surveying (3) I II GRD Theory of measurements and
errors; vertical and horizontal control methods; topographic,
public land and construction surveys; use of surveying
instruments. 2R, 3L. 3ES. P, 210, MATH 118.

302. Numerical Analysis in Civil Engineering (3) I II S Numerical
analysis and use of digital computers in the solution of problems
associated with the various fields of civil engineering. P, 214,
ENGR 101; CR, MATH 254.

307. Contracts, Specifications and Engineering Ethics (3) I II
Law as applied to engineering contracts and contract documents,
including specifications; and ethics in engineering. Writing-
Emphasis Course. P, Satisfaction of the upper-division writing-
proficiency requirement (see "Writing-Emphasis Courses" in the
Academic Guidelines section of this catalog).

320. Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (1) I II Open-channel and closed
conduit studies of basic flow phenomena, with emphasis on
continuity, conservation of momentum, and exchange of energy;
calibration of flow-measuring devices. 3L. 1ES. CR, 321, A ME
250.

321. Civil Engineering Hydraulics (3) I II S Hydrostatics,
continuity, irrotational flow, pressure distributions, weirs and
gates, momentum and energy, surface drag, pipe friction, form
drag, pipe fitting losses. 3ES. P, 214, MATH 223.

322. Water Resources Engineering (3) I II Open-channel flow,
natural streams and waterways, hydrologic analysis, fluid
measurement apparatus, hydraulic models; economic aspects of
water resources. 1.5ES, 1.5ED. P, 321, A ME 250.

330. Structural Engineering I (3) I II S Analysis of statically
determinate structures, including beams, frames and trusses;
influence lines, virtual work, moment area and conjugate beam;
Betti's theorem and Castigliano's theorem. 3ES. P, 217.

331. Structural Engineering II (3) I II S Analysis of statically
indeterminate beams, frames, and trusses; use of computer
programs. 3ES. P, 330; CR 302.

336. Structural Design in Steel (3) I II CDT Design of steel
members, connections and simple structures, including tension
members, laterally supported and unsupported beams, columns,
beam-columns, bolted and welded connections; introduction to load
and resistance factor design. 3ED. P, 330; CR 331.

337. Structural Design in Concrete (3) I II S Introduction to
reinforced concrete design. 3ED. P, 330.

340. Soil Engineering (4) I II Physical and mechanical properties
of soils, shear strength, consolidation, settlement, lateral
earth pressures, and bearing capacity. 3R, 3L. 3ES, 1ED. P, 217,
CHEM 103b.

360. Transportation Engineering (3) I II CDT Basis for planning,
design, and operation of transport facilities; transport modes
discussed include mass transit, passenger cars, bicycles, and
pedestrian movement. 1ES, 2ED. P, 251, SIE 265, A ME 250.

361. Highway and Airport Engineering (3) I CDT Materials,
construction and structural design of highways and airports. 1ES,
2ED. P, 340.

370. Water Supply and Wastewater Systems (3) I II CDT Design of
water distribution and wastewater collection systems and
fundamental principles of unit treatment processes. 1.5ES, 1.5ED.
P, 321.

371. Water and Wastewater Treatment Process (3) I Analysis of
processes controlling water quality in natural water systems and
design of water and wastewater treatment systems. 1ES, 2ED. P,
370.

380. Materials Laboratory (2) I II Mechanical properties of
concrete, concrete aggregates, steel, and other metals as
engineering materials. 1R, 3L. 2ES. P, 217, CHEM 103b.

394. Practicum
a. Junior Field Trip (1) II Fee. Students are urged to take this
trip in the junior year. Fee.

400. Civil Engineering Design (3) I II Integration of accumulated
background in civil engineering course work for application to
specific design projects. Interaction with practicing engineers
to develop design methodologies. 3ED. P, at least four of: 322,
337, 340, 360, 370. 

402. Introduction to Finite Element Methods (3) I II Theory and
formulation procedures: energy and residual. One-dimensional
problems: stress analysis in axial structures, steady and
transient fluid and heat flow, consolidation, wave-propagation,
beam-column. Two-dimensional problems: field and
plane/axisymmetric, use of computer codes for solution to typical
problems. 2ES, 1ED. P, 302. May be convened with 502.

410. Probability in Civil Engineering (3) II Outlines the extent
of uncertainties under which civil engineering designs and
decisions are made. Theory and application. Advanced topics in
risk-based engineering design. System reliability concepts.
Statistical decision theory and its application in civil
engineering. Identifying and modeling, nondeterministic problems
in engineering in understanding many recently issued engineering
codes. ES. P, consult department before enrolling. May be
convened with 510.

417. Mechanics of Materials II (3) II Three dimensional analysis
of stress and strain, Castigliano's theorems, curved beams,
asymmetric bending, shear center, torsion of thin-walled
sections, beams on elastic foundation, nonlinear material
behavior, membrane stresses in shells. 2ES, 1ED. P, 217. May be
convened with 517.

423. Hydrology (3) I Discussion and analysis of major topics of
the hydrologic cycle and their interrelationship, such as
rainfall, infiltration, evaporation, and runoff. Statistical and
probabilistic methods in water supply and flood hydrology. 2ES,
1ED. P, 321. (Identical with HWR 423) May be convened with 523.

424. Hydraulic Engineering Design (3) II Application of
principles of hydraulic analysis to the design of hydraulic
systems. Applications will vary and include hydropower systems,
stilling basins, open channel distribution and collection
systems, pipe networks and pumping systems, drainage problems and
other topics. P, 322. May be convened with 524.

427. Computer Applications in Hydraulics (3) I Computer modeling
of surface water hydrology, flood plain hydraulics and water
distribution systems. Theoretical basis. Application and design
studies. 1ES, 2ED. (Identical with HWR 427). May be convened with
527.

428. Introduction to Coastal Engineering (3) II Hydrodynamics of
the coastal zone; coastal sediment processes and their
interaction with structures; diffusion in coastal waters and
marine outfall design; coastal zone management. 1ES, 2ED. P, 321.
May be convened with 528.

432. Advanced Structural Design in Steel (3) I Advanced problems
in the analysis and design of steel structures including beam
columns, plate girders, composite construction, multi-story
buildings; static and dynamic lateral and vertical loads;
connections; computer applications. 3ED. P, 336. May be convened
with 532.

434. Design of Wood and Masonry Structures (3) Determination of
gravity and lateral loads on structures. Design of wood
structures for axial load and bending; structural wood panels,
diaphragms and shear walls. Types of masonry construction. Design
of masonry structures for gravity and lateral loads. 3ED. P, 331,
CR 337. May be convened with 534.

437. Advanced Structural Design in Concrete (3) II Advanced
problems in the analysis and design of concrete structures,
design of slender columns and one- and two- way slabs; lateral
and vertical load analysis of bridges and multistory buildings;
introduction to design for torsion and seismic forces; use of
structural computer programs. 3ED. P, 337. May be convened with
537.

440. Foundation Engineering (3) II Settlement and bearing
capacity of shallow and deep foundations; beam on elastic
foundation; design of footings and pile foundations; foundations
on metastable soils; the use of computer codes for foundation
problems. 1ES, 2ED. P, 340. May be convened with 540.

441. Earth Structures in Geotechnical Engineering (3) I Stability
analysis for earth slopes, including planar, circular piecewise-
linear, and composite-surface methods: analyses for static and
steady-flow conditions; earth pressure theories and calculations
for generalized conditions; design of rigid and flexible
retaining structures; design of braced and tie-back shoring
systems; design of reinforced earth walls; computer-aided
analysis and design. 1ES, 2ED. P, 340. May be convened with 541.

444. Special Topics in Geomechanics (3) I Introduction to
geoenvironmental engineering; physiochemical and microstructural
behavior of geomaterials, effect of pollutants, design of waste
disposal systems; advanced laboratory testing, geotextiles, space
geomechanics, etc. P, 340 or consent of instructor. May be
convened with 544.

452. Engineering Surveys (3) I CDT Solar and Polaris
observations; mineral, public, and  private land surveys; route
surveying, curves, and earthwork; triangulation, photogrammetry,
and modern engineering surveys. 2R, 3L. 1.5ES, 1.5ED. P, 251. May
be convened with 552.

455. Irrigation Engineering (4) II (Identical with ABE 455) May
be convened with 555. 3R, 3L. 2ES, 2ED. 

458. Drainage of Irrigated Lands (3) II  1993-94 (Identical with
ABE 458) May be convened with 558.

462. Bituminous Materials (3) II Manufacture and evaluation tests
for the control of bituminous materials used in highway
construction and maintenance. 2R, 3L. 0.5ES, 2.5ED. P, 340 or
consult department before enrolling. May be convened with 562.

463. Traffic Engineering (3) I Methods for the efficient and safe
operation of transport facilities through analysis of capacity,
safety, speed, parking, and volume data. 3ED. P, 360. May be
convened with 563.

464. Airport Planning and Design (3) II Location, analysis and
design of airports and airport facilities, including aircraft
characteristics, site selection, configuration, capacity, access
and terminals. Field trips. 3ED. P, 360. May be convened with
564.
465. Project Planning and Modeling (3) II Use of systems analysis
in contemporary planning, including consideration of social,
environmental and physical constraints; study of general and
special purpose manual and computer-based simulation and gaming
as an engineering and planning tool. 0.5ES, 2.5ED. P, senior
standing in civil engineering or consult with department. May be
convened with 565.

468. Urban Transportation Planning (3) II CDT Transportation
planning in relation to urban development; techniques and
procedures for developing long-range regional plans. 3ED. P, 360
or consult department before enrolling. (Identical with PLNG 468)
May be convened with 568.

476R. Chemistry of Environmental Engineering (3) I Chemistry of
natural waters and water and wastewater treatment processes.
Chemical thermodynamics, equilibria and kinetics are applied to
environmental systems. 3ES. P, CHEM 103b, MATH 254. May be
convened with 576R.

476L. Environmental Chemistry Laboratory (1) I Laboratory
exercises emphasizing the chemistry of natural waters, water and
wastewater including related analytical methods. 3L. 1ES. CR,
476R. May be convened with 576L.

478. Introduction to Hazardous Wastes (3) II Management,
planning, legal and engineering aspects of liquid and solid
hazardous waste treatment and disposal. 2ES, 1ED. P, 370 or
consult department before enrolling. May be convened with 578.

479. Environmental Air Pollution (3) I Air pollution sources and
pollutant control, with special consideration of the
meteorological, urban, rural, industrial, and health aspects.
2.5ES, 0.5ED. May be convened with 579.

481. Construction Methods (3) II Introduction to estimating;
construction planning and methods; selected topics of fundamental
importance in construction, including the Critical Path Method
and PERT. 2R, 3L. 3ED. P, 337, 380.

486. Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (3) I (Identical with OSH
486) May be convened with 586.

487. Advanced Industrial Hygiene and Safety (3) II (Identical
with OSH 487) May be convened with 587.

497. Seminar
w. Advanced Cadastral Survey (1-4) II (Identical with RNR 497w,
which is home) May be convened with 597w.

502. Introduction to Finite Element Methods (3) I II For a
description of course topics, see 402. Graduate-level
requirements include research on a single aspect of the finite
element method. P, 302. (Identical with E M 502) May be convened
with 402.

503. Subsurface Fluid Dynamics (3) I (Identical with HWR 503)

504. Numerical Methods in Subsurface Hydrology (4) II (Identical
with HWR 504)

510. Probability in Civil Engineering (3) II For a description of
course topics, see 410. Graduate-level requirements include a
project paper. May be convened with 410.

511. Computer-Aided Geometric Design (3) (Identical with A ME
511).

517. Mechanics of Materials II (3) II For a description of course
topics, see 417. Graduate-level requirements include a research
report on a special problem. P, 217. May be convened with 417.

521. River Engineering (3) I 1994-95 River geomorphology,
stabilization and rectification of alluvial rivers, canalization,
waterborne commerce, impacts of river engineering works. P, 322.

523. Hydrology (3) I For a description of course topics, see 423.
Graduate-level requirements include a project paper. P, 321.
(Identical with HWR 523 and AR L 523) May be convened with 423.

524. Hydraulic Engineering Design (3) II For a description of
course topics, see 424. Graduate-level requirements include a
research paper and/or a design project. P, 322. May be convened
with 424.

525. Water Quality Modeling (3) I 1994-95 Deterministic and
stochastic modeling of surface water systems with particular
emphasis on water quality management functions. Applications and 
modifications of Streeter-Phelps technique for predicting oxygen
levels in  streams. P, 321. (Identical with HWR 525)

526. Water Quality Management (3) II (Identical with HWR 526)

527. Computer Applications in Hydraulics (3) For a description of
course topics, see 427. Graduate-level requirements include a
research paper or project. 1ES, 2ED. (Identical with HWR 527).
May be convened with 427.

528. Introduction to Coastal Engineering (3) II For a description
of course topics, see 428. Graduate-level requirements include a
term paper. May be convened with 428.

529. Analysis by Hydraulic Models (3) I 1993-94, II 1994-95 Types
and theories of models. Advantages, distortions, limitations,
interpretation of models, with examples and case studies. P, 322.

532. Advanced Structural Design in Steel (3) I For a description
of course topics, see 432. Graduate-level requirements include a
comprehensive design project. P, 336. May be convened with 432.

533. Plastic Analysis and Design (3) I 1994-95 Material and
member behavior to full plastification; redistribution of forces;
plastic design of continuous beams and frames; influence of axial
and shear forces; deflections and rotations; alternating
plasticity; shakedown analysis. P, 432 or consult department
before enrolling.

534. Design of Wood and Masonry Structures (3) II 1993-94 For a
description of course topics, see 434. Graduate-level
requirements include a comprehensive design project. P, 331, CR
337. May be convened with 434.

536. Prestressed Concrete Structures (3) I 1994-95 Behavior,
analysis, and design of statically determinate and indeterminate
prestressed concrete structures. P, 337.

537. Advanced Structural Design in Concrete (3) II 1994-95 For
description of course topics, see 437. Graduate-level
requirements may include a research paper or a comprehensive
design project. May be convened with 437.

540. Foundation Engineering (3) II For a description of course
topics, see 440. Graduate-level requirements include the
development of computer codes for the solution of specified
foundation problems or an in-depth research paper on a specific
aspect of foundation engineering. P, 340. May be convened with
440.

541. Earth Structures in Geotechnical Engineering (3) I For a
description of course topics, see 441. Graduate-level
requirements include a research paper and/or a comprehensive
design project. P, 340. May be convened with 441.

544. Special Topics in Geomechanics (3) I 1994-95 For description
of course topics, see 444. Graduate-level requirements include a
research paper and/or a comprehensive design project. May be
convened with 444.

547. Seepage and Earth Dams (3) I 1993-94, II 1994-95 Principles
of flow in porous media; analytical and approximate solutions of
confined and unconfined flow; seepage, erosion, piping and filter
design; earth and rock fill dam construction and design;
stability analyses. P, 340.

548. Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (3) II 1993-94
Brief statements and applications of numerical methods based on 
closed-form solutions, finite difference, finite element and
boundary element  methods for problems involving soil structure
interaction such as piles, retaining walls, group piles,
underground works; seepage; and consolidation. P, 340, 402 or
502.

552. Engineering Surveys (3) I CDT For a description of course
topics, see 452. Graduate-level requirements include a
comprehensive surveying project. P, 251. May be convened with
452.

555. Irrigation Engineering (4) II (Identical with ABE 555) P, CE
321 or A ME 331a. May be convened with 455. 

558. Drainage of Irrigated Lands (3) II (Identical with ABE 558)
May be convened with 458.

562. Bituminous Materials (3) II For a description of course
topics, see 462. Graduate-level requirements include an in-depth
research paper. P, 340, or consult department before enrolling.
May be convened with 462.

563. Traffic Engineering (3) I For a description of course
topics, see 463. Graduate-level requirements include a research
paper or project. P, 360. May be convened with 463.

564. Airport Planning and Design (3) II 1994-95 For a description
of course topics, see 464. Graduate-level requirements include a
research paper or project. P, 360. May be convened with 464.

565. Project Planning and Modeling (3) II For a description of
course topics, see 465. Graduate-level requirements include a
research paper or project. P, senior standing in civil
engineering or consult with department. (Identical with PLNG 565)
May be convened with 465.

568. Urban Transportation Planning (3) II CDT For a description
of course topics, see 468. Graduate-level requirements include a
research paper or project. P, 360 or consult department before
enrolling. (Identical with PLNG 568) May be convened with 468.

573. Biodegradation of Hazardous Organic Compounds (2-3) I
Chemical and microbiological considerations which affect the
thermodynamics and kinetics of transformations of hazardous
organic compounds in treatment facilities and in natural
settings. 1R, 3L. P, 577, or consult with department.

574. Environmental Transport Processes (3) I Engineering concerns
in toxic and hazardous waste management with focus on aspects of
chemical transport between air, water and soil systems, and
microbial degradation processes in natural and engineered
environment.

575. Microbiology of Environmental Engineering (3) I
Microbiological concepts and their application to natural and
engineered systems for upgrading water and wastewater quality.
2R, 4L. P, 370.

576R. Chemistry of Environmental Engineering (3) I For a
description of course topics, see 476R. Graduate-level
requirements include a paper on the properties of a chemical
pollutant of environmental interest and application of computer
models for chemical equilibrium computations. May be convened
with 476R.

576L. Environmental Chemistry Laboratory (1) I For a description
of course topics, see 476L. For graduate-level requirements, see
576R. 3L. CR, 576R. May be convened with 476L.

577. The Physiological Bases of Microbial Treatment Processes (3)
II Principles of bacterial physiology including morphology,
metabolism and genetics. Applications of importance to waste
treatment and environmental quality. P, 370, or consult with
department.

578. Introduction to Hazardous Wastes (3) II For a description of
course topics, see 478. Graduate-level requirements include a
report on an in-depth review of interdisciplinary aspects of an
existing project (with a nonuniversity project engineer). P, 370
or 471, or consult department before enrolling. May be convened
with 478.

579. Environmental Air Pollution (3) I For a description of
course topics, see 479. Graduate-level requirements include a
research project on a particular aspect of air pollution. May be
convened with 479.

586. Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (3) I (Identical with OSH
586) May be convened with 486.

587. Advanced Industrial Hygiene and Safety (3) II (Identical
with OSH 587) May be convened with 487.

596. Seminar
a. Environmental Engineering (1-3) I II [Rpt./2]
b. Geomechanics/Mechanics Structures (1) [Rpt./2] I II (Identical
with E M 596b)
c. Hydraulics and Water Resources (1) I II [Rpt./2]

597. Seminar
w. Advanced Cadastral Survey (1-4) II (Identical with RNR 597w)
May be convened with 497w. 

613. Theory of Elastic Stability (3) II 1993-94 Bending and
buckling of prismatic bars, beams, rings, curved bars, thin
shells, and thin plates under axial and lateral loads. P, 417 or
E M 603 and C E 402, or consult department before enrolling.

621. Sediment Transportation (2) II 1993-94 Erosion,
transportation and deposition of sediments by flowing water;
sediment properties and their measurement; bed load and suspended
load movement; river behavior and control. P, 321.

622. Open-Channel Flow (3) II 1993-94 Continuity, energy and
momentum principles applied to steady and unsteady flow in open
channels: channel controls, transitions, flood routing, and
models. P, 322 or consult dept. before enrolling.

623. Flow through Hydraulic Structures (3) I 1993-94, II 1994-95
Subcritical and supercritical flow through culverts, bridges,
spillways, stilling basins, transitions, bends; hydrologic
effects on inflow; pumps and turbines. P, 322.

624. Planning and Design of Multipurpose Water Resources Projects
(3) I 1993-94 Design of water resource systems for surface water
supply, flood control, hydropower and navigation, either as
single purpose or as multipurpose projects; brief review of
environmental, economic and legal aspects. Field trips. P, 321,
423 or 523.

632. Infrastructure Rehabilitation (3) II 1993-94 Status of
infrastructure and causes of deterioration of constructed
facilities. Strengthening of bridges and buildings. Application
of advanced modern materials such as fiber composites in new
structures and for rehabilitation of existing structures. P, 331,
336, 337.

633. Reinforced Concrete Members (3) II 1993-94 Inelastic
behavior of beams and columns; short- and long-term beam
deflections; combined bending, shear, and torsion in beams;
behavior under load reversals; analysis and design of beam to
column connections and shear walls. P, 437 or departmental
approval.

637. Soil-Structure Interaction (3) I 1993-94 Definition of soil-
structure interaction, static and dynamic loading, analytic and
computer solutions, two and three dimensional structure
foundation combinations. P, 340, 548 or consent of instructor. 

640. Advanced Soil Mechanics (3) I Site investigation and in situ
testing; shear strength of sands and clays; interpretation of
laboratory test results; consolidation theory: one-dimensional
infinitesimal and finite strain; slope stability. P, 340.

641. Advanced Foundation Engineering (3) II Shallow foundations,
pile foundations, sheetpiles, bulkheads. P, 340.

645. Geoenvironmental Engineering (3) II Interaction of
environmental and geo-technology; physiochemical properties and
mechanism of pollutant transport; effects on soil and foundation
behavior and ground water, analytical and numerical modelling,
design of geotechnical structures and waste contaminant systems;
P, 340, 544 or consent of instructor.

646. Soil Dynamics and Machine Foundations (3) I 1993-94 II 1994-
95 Soil behavior under dynamic loads, measurement of dynamic soil
properties, soil liquefaction, wave propogation through soils,
vibration analysis of shallow and deep foundations, machine
foundation design. Case histories and rehabilitation. P, 640.

648. Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials (3) II Statement
of axioms of continuum mechanics. Strain, stress and nonlinear
behavior. Laboratory testing including hyperelasticity,
hypoelasticity, rate type models, plasticity review, hardening,
volume change and dilatancy, softening, inherent and induced
anisotropy, laboratory testing and implementation. P, E M 505,
603, or consult department before  enrolling. (Identical with E M
648)

649. Probabilistic Methods in Geotechnical Engineering (3) I
Randomness and probability, properties of probability
distribution, random walk, normal distribution, analysis of flow
systems, probabilistic theory of stress distribution, variability
of functions, uncertainty and material parameters, reliability
applications in slope stability, bearing capacity, stochastic
processes. P, 340. (Identical with G EN 649)

661. Structural Design of Flexible Pavements (3) I Analysis of
loads, stresses, material characteristics, and environmental
factors for the theoretical and practical design, construction
and maintenance of pavements. P, 340, 361.

662. Structural Design of Rigid Pavements (3) II Analysis of
loads, stresses, material characteristics, and environmental
factors for the theoretical and practical design, construction
and maintenance of these pavements. P, 340, 361.

664. Transportation Economics (3) I 1993-94, II 1994-95 Economic
analysis of transport projects, including rural and urban
roadways, control systems, and mass transit; discussion of
environmental and financial factors. P, 463 or 563.

665. Quick Response Transportation Planning Methods (3) II 1993-
94 Quick response transportation tools for subarea, problem and
policy analysis, and strategic planning in the urban setting.
(Identical with PLNG 565)

666. Highway Geometric Design (3) I Study of geometric elements
of streets and highways, with emphasis on analysis and design for
safety. P, 463 or 563.

667. Traffic Operations and Safety (3) I 1994-95 Application of
traffic control devices for street and highways, design of
traffic control systems, analysis and management of highway
traffic, evaluation of safety. P, 463 or 563.

668. Urban Public Transportation Systems (3) I 1993-94
Development, operation, management, financing, evaluation and
travel demand estimation for urban public transportation systems.
(Identical with PLNG 668)

673R. Advances in Water and Waste Reclamation and Reuse (3) II
Theory, application, and evaluation of currently developing
techniques in water and waste reclamation and reuse. P, 675.

673L. Advanced Water-Wastewater Treatment Laboratory (1) II
Experiments in physical-chemical treatment of water and
wastewater designed to illustrate treatment design principles in
that subject area. 3L. CR, 673R.

674. Toxic and Hazardous Waste Treatment (3) I The process
engineering fundamentals from which treatment strategies and
process treatment trains can be synthesized to control toxic and
hazardous wastes. Both traditional and emerging technologies will
be considered. Emphasis will be placed on integrated water, air
and land interfacial environmental interactions. Field trips. P,
574, or consult with department.

675R. Wastewater Treatment (3) I Theoretical and applied
principles of aerobic and anaerobic wastewater treatment systems.
P, 370.

675L. Wastewater Treatment Laboratory (1) I Experiments in
biological treatment of wastewater and anaerobic digestion
designed to illustrate treatment principles. 3L. CR, 675R.

676R. Advanced Water Treatment System Design (3) II Design and
operation of water treatment plants; physicochemical treatment
processes for potable water production.

Engineering Mechanics (E M)

502. Introduction to Finite Element Methods (3) I II (Identical
with C E 502)

505. Continuum Mechanics (4) II 1993-94 Analysis of deformation,
principal stresses and strains, velocity fields, and rate of
deformation; constitutive and field equations; elementary
elasticity. P, C E 417, or consult department before enrolling.

508. Fracture Mechanics (3) I 1993-94, II 1994-95 Modes of
fracture; crack propagation; Griffith energy balance; crack tip
plasticity; J-integral; fatigue cracks; analytical and numerical
techniques; constitutive models for damaged materials. P, 505, or
consult with department.

511. Advanced Finite Element Analysis (3) I 1994-95 Approximation
functions, Lagrangian and Hermitian interpolation, isoparametric
elements and numerical integration; mixed, hybrid and boundary
element methods, nonlinear analysis, nonlinear problems in solids
under static and dynamic loads, time integration schemes, fluid
and heat flow coupled problems and mass transport. P, C E 402, or
consult department before enrolling.

596. Seminar
b. Geomechanics/Mechanics Structures (1) [Rpt./2] II (Identical
with C E 596b)

603. Elasticity Theory and Application (3) I General three-
dimensional equations of elasticity; problems in plane stress,
plane strain, extension, torsion; energy, residual and other
solution methods; applications to rings, beams, plates, torsion
and other problems. P, C E 217, 302.

604. Plasticity Theory and Application (3) II Yield conditions
and flow rules for perfectly plastic and strain hardening
materials; application to various elastoplastic problems such as
bars, cylinders and plates; effect of volume change behavior,
isotropic and anisotropic hardening plasticity with
expanding/contracting yield surfaces. P, C E 417 or E M 603, or
consult department before enrolling.

633. Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (3) I 1994-95
Vibrations and dynamic response of structural systems to periodic
and arbitrary loadings and support motion; response spectrum and
step-by-step formulations for seismic analysis and design. P,
635, A ME 250.

635. Matrix Methods in Structural Mechanics (3) I Formulation of
the force and displacement methods; the finite element method,
with application to bar, beam, plate, and shell structures;
organization and development of computer programs; linear and
nonlinear systems. P, C E 331 or A ME 461.

637. Plates and Shells (3) I 1994-95 Theory and analysis of
circular, rectangular and continuous plates by classical,
numerical and approximate methods; introduction to in-plane
forces and shells. P, C E 336 or A ME 324.

639. Energy Methods in Engineering Mechanics (3) I 1993-94, II
1994-95 General concepts and principles in mechanics,
conservative mechanical systems, variational methods.
Applications to deformable bodies.

648. Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials (3) I 1993-94,
II 1994-95 (Identical with C E 648)

 


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