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Fall 2007 Course Descriptions

All courses below are approved to be taught in Fall 2007; however, some (or all) may not be offered this term.  The course numbers that are offered this term link to the Schedule of Classes.  Class with alternative External Link delivery modes (Web based, cable TV, correspondence, etc) are noted in the Schedule at the section level.  The complete list below is a good indicator of what may be offered over the next few years (contact department about offerings).  For explanations of course elements see the Key to Course Descriptions.

Civil Engineering (C E )  Department Info

C E 194 -- Practicum  (1-3 units)
Description:  The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 199 -- Independent Study  (1-3 units)
Description:  Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 210 -- Engineering Graphics  (3 units)
Description:  Representations and analysis of systems of orthographic projection and graphical methods used in engineering design and production, correlated with technical sketching.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  $30.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 214 -- Statics  (3 units)
Description:  Equilibrium of a particle, equivalent and resultant force systems, equilibrium, geometric properties of areas and solids, trusses, frames and machines, shear force and bending moments, friction. Honors section is available.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  PHYS 141, MATH 129.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 215 -- Mechanics of Solids  (3 units)
Description:  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. Honors section is available.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 214.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 218 -- Mechanics of Fluids  (3 units)
Description:  Hydrostatics, continuity, irrotational flow, pressure distributions, weirs and gates, momentum and energy, surface drag, pipe friction, form drag, pipe fitting losses.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 214.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 251 -- Elementary Surveying  (3 units)
Description:  Theory of measurements and errors; vertical and horizontal control methods; topographic, public land and construction surveys; use of surveying instruments.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  MATH 111.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 293 -- Internship  (1-3 units)
Description:  Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 294 -- Practicum  (1-3 units)
Description:  The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 299 -- Independent Study  (1-3 units)
Description:  Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 299H -- Honors Independent Study  (1-3 units)
Description:  Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 301 -- Engineering Communications  (2 units)
Description:  Elements of written and oral communications for engineers including technical writing skills for proposal and report preparation, delivery techniques for oral presentations, and the effective use of audio/visual aids.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 303 -- Numerical Analysis for Civil Engineers  (3 units)
Description:  Finding Roots of Nonlinear Equations, Solution Techniques for System of Linear Equations, Curve Fitting Polynomial and Spline Interpolation, Least Squares Fit, Numerical Differentiation and Integration, Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations - Initial and Boundary Value Problems; Use of MATLAB codes in Numerical Analysis for solving Civil Engineering Problems.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  ENGR 102, MATH 129.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 310 -- Probability and Statistics in Civil Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Statistical decision theory and its application in civil engineering. Identification and modeling of non-deterministic problems in civil engineering and the treatment thereof relative to engineering design and decision making. Statistical reliability concepts.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  MATH 129.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 323 -- Hydraulic Engineering and Design  (4 units)
Description:  Open channel flow, natural streams and waterways, hydrologic analysis and design, pressure flow, analysis and design of pipe networks and pump systems.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 218.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 329 -- Fluid Mechanics Laboratory  (1 unit)
Description:  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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  Concurrent registration, C E 218.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 333 -- Elementary Structural Analysis  (3 units)
Description:  Analysis of Structures: beams, frames and trusses. Statically determinate structures; influence lines; deflections by the virtual work method. Statically indeterminate structures using the superposition method.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 215.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 334 -- Structural Design in Steel  (3 units)
Description:  Design of steel members, connections and simple structures, ; introduction to load and resistance factor design concept, including tension members, laterally supported and unsupported beams, columns, bolted and welded connections.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  Concurrent registration, C E 333.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 335 -- Structural Design in Concrete  (3 units)
Description:  Analysis and design of reinforced concrete members subjected to flexure, shear and axial loads; deflection of beams; bond and development of reinforcement.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  Concurrent Registration, C E 333.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 343 -- Geotechnical Engineering and Design  (4 units)
Description:  In this course, we will discuss the fundamental physical and mechanical properties of soils and use them in the design of simple foundation and earth retaining systems. We will use certain fundamental principles of solid mechanics and fluid mechanics to describe the mechanical behavior of soils.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 215.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 349 -- Soils Laboratory  (1 unit)
Description:  Conduct and interpret soil test results. Test include water content, particle size, permeability, consolidation and shear strength.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  $20.
Prerequisite(s):  Concurrent registration, C E 343.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 363 -- Transport Engineering and Pavement Design  (4 units)
Description:  Basis for planning, design, and operation of transportation facilities. Driver and vehicle performance characteristics, highway geometric and pavement design principles; traffic analysis and transportation planning.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 251.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 370L -- Environmental and Water Engineering Laboratory  (1 unit)
Description:  The course is supplementary to ChEE/CE 370R, the three-unit introductory environmental engineering course. Basically, it consists of a 1-unit, problem-oriented lab that meets two hours per week to provide supplementary material for non chemical engineers taking the introductory course. Emphasis will be on introducing chemistry and biochemistry concepts that support environmental engineering operations for water and wastewater treatment. Basic problem solving skills in these areas will also be developed.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  Not open to Chemical Engineering students.
Identical to:  CHEE 370L; CHEE is home department.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 370R -- Environmental and Water Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Covers principles and methods for analysis of environmental engineering issues. Includes such topics as greenhouse gas effects, tropospheric air polution, environmental air pollution, environmental risk assessment, surface and ground water pollution and drinking and wastewater treatment.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  CHEE 203.
Credit for:  1.5 units engineering design, 1.5 units engineering science.
Special exam:  course may be taken by special exam for credit (not for grade).
Identical to:  CHEE 370R; CHEE is home department.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 389 -- Materials Testing Laboratory  (1 unit)
Description:  Selected testing of steel, concrete, wood, and bituminous materials according to standard test procedures.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  $35.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 215.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 393 -- Internship  (1-3 units)
Description:  Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 394 -- Practicum  (1-3 units)
Description:  The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 399 -- Independent Study  (1-3 units)
Description:  Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 399H -- Honors Independent Study  (1-3 units)
Description:  Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 402 -- Introduction to Finite Element Methods  (3 units)
Description:  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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 204 or C E 303.
May be convened with:  C E 502.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 408 -- Issues in Civil Engineering Practice  (3 units)
Description:  Introduction to non-technical issues impacting the practice of design professionals in the private and public sectors including: types of organizations; income, expenses, and profit; quality-based selection for obtaining and performing work; contracts; dispute resolution methods; professional ethics.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  at least two (2) of the following: C E 323, C E 334 or C E 335, C E 343, C E 363, C E 370R, C E 370L; Concurrent Registration, C E 301.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 410 -- Probability in Civil Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2001.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  MATH 129, C E 310.
May be convened with:  C E 510.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 411 -- Research Methods and Data Analysis in Civil Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  This course introduces students to the concepts of the conduct of research in an empirical setting.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 310.
May be convened with:  C E 511.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 422 -- Open-Channel Flow  (3 units)
Description:  Differential equations governing unsteady flow in open channels. Simple surface waves in subcritical and supercritical flows. Introduction of kinematic, diffusion, and dynamic wave methods. Applications to reservoir routing, dam break flow, and overland flow. Usually offered every three semesters beginning Fall 2007.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 522.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 423 -- Hydrology  (3 units)
Description:  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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 218.
Identical to:  HWR 423.
May be convened with:  C E 523.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 426 -- Soil and Water Conservation Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Methods for estimating runoff from croplands, Universal Soil Loss Equation, design of terraces, waterways, small earth dams, erosion control structures.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  ABE 406 or C E 218 or A ME 331.
Credit for:  1.5 units engineering science, 1.5 units engineering design.
Identical to:  ABE 426; ABE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 526.
Usually offered:  Spring, Summer.

C E 427 -- Computer Applications in Hydraulics  (3 units)
Description:  Computer modeling of surface water hydrology, flood plain hydraulics and water distribution systems. Theoretical basis. Application and design studies.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 323 or consent of instructor.
Identical to:  HWR 427.
May be convened with:  C E 527.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 429 -- Special Topics in Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering  (1-3 units)
Description:  Selected advanced topics will be covered in the fields of hydraulics and water resources engineering with emphasis on analysis and design of water systems.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  consent of instructor.
May be repeated:  for a total of 9 units of credit.
May be convened with:  C E 529.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 432 -- Advanced Structural Design in Steel  (3 units)
Description:  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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 334.
May be convened with:  C E 532.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 433 -- Advanced Structural Analysis  (3 units)
Description:  Analysis of Structures: beams, frames and trusses. Statically indeterminate structures with stiffness methods: slope-deflection and moment distribution. Energy methods. Matrix structural analysis and computer applications. Qualitative influence lines and approximate solutions of statically indeterminate structures. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 333.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 434 -- Design of Wood and Masonry Structures  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every third semester beginning Spring 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  Concurrent registration, C E 333.
May be convened with:  C E 534.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 435 -- Prestressed Concrete Structures  (3 units)
Description:  Behavior, analysis and design of statically determinate and indeterminate prestressed concrete structures; calculation of loss of prestress. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2003.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 333, C E 335.
May be convened with:  C E 535.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 437 -- Advanced Structural Design in Concrete  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 333, C E 335.
May be convened with:  C E 537.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 438 -- Behavior and Design of Structural Systems  (3 units)
Description:  Structural systems, gravity load resisting systems, lateral force resisting systems, tall building design, computer structural analysis, structural steel, reinforced concrete, building codes, seismic resistant design.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 333, C E 334 and C E 335 not required but strongly recommended.
May be convened with:  C E 538.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 440 -- Foundation Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 343.
May be convened with:  C E 540.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 441 -- Earth Structures in Geotechnical Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 343.
May be convened with:  C E 541.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 444 -- Special Topics In Geomechanics  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every third semester starting Spring 2003.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 343 or consent of instructor.
May be convened with:  C E 544.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 445 -- Geoenvironmental Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Waste generation and disposal regulations; types and characterization of wastes, engineering properties of soil-water-contaminants; use of earth and geosynthetic materials in waste containment applications; evaluation, design and construction of liner and leachate collection systems used in landfills and heap leach mining; remediation of contaminated sites. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 343.
May be convened with:  C E 545.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 446 -- Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Review of plate tectonics and seismology, analysis of earthquake ground motions, travel path and distance effects, and site response effects. Soil liquefaction susceptibility, identification, and mitigation. Introduction to seismic slope stability.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 343.
Identical to:  G EN 446.
May be convened with:  C E 546.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 448 -- Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Brief statements and applications of numerical methods based on closed-form solutions, finite difference and finite element methods for problems involving soil structure interaction such as piles, retaining walls, group piles, underground works; seepage; and consolidation.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 402, C E 343.
May be convened with:  C E 548.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 455 -- Soil and Water Resources Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Introduction to soil and water relationships, irrigation systems, irrigation water supply, and irrigation management; basic designs.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 218 or A ME 331.
Credit for:  1 unit engineering design, 2 units engineering science.
Identical to:  ABE 455; ABE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 555.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 456 -- Irrigation Systems Design  (3 units)
Description:  Design and operation of surface, sprinkler, and trickle irrigation systems based on economic and environmental criteria.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Course includes 1 or more field trips.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 218.
Credit for:  1 unit engineering science, 2 units engineering design.
Identical to:  ABE 456; ABE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 556.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 458 -- Agricultural Drainage and Effluent Treatment  (3 units)
Description:  Water quality and system design for agricultural drainage and waste-water systems.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 218 or A ME 331.
Credit for:  1.5 units engineering science, 1.5 units engineering design.
Identical to:  ABE 458; ABE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 558.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 460 -- Special Topics in Transportation Engineering  (1-3 units)
Description:  Selected advanced topics will be covered in the field of transportation engineering, with emphasis on analysis and design of tramsportation systems.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 360 or equivalent or consent of instructor.
Typical structure:  2 hours lecture, 1 hour seminar.
May be repeated:  for a total of 9 units of credit.
May be convened with:  C E 560.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 462A -- Public Transit Planning and Operations  (3 units)
Description:  [Taught odd-numbered years] Development, operation, management, financing, evaluation and travel demand estimation for urban public transportation systems.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  PLNN 462A.
May be convened with:  C E 562A.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 463 -- Traffic Flow and Capacity Analysis  (3 units)
Description:  Methods for the efficient and safe operation of transport facilities through analysis of capacity, safety, speed, parking, and volume data. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2001.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 363.
May be convened with:  C E 563.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 466 -- Highway Geometric Design  (3 units)
Description:  Study of geometric elements of streets and highways, with emphasis on analysis and design for safety. Offered every third semester.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  $25.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 363.
May be convened with:  C E 566.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 467 -- Highway Safety and Operations  (3 units)
Description:  This course introduces important concepts underlying various aspects of transportation safety. The course addresses several sub-areas of transportation safety. Proactive and reactive safety planning and design, that is tools and methods used to consider design level safety and then 'hot-spot' identification and remediation. Human factors considerations in highway safety will also be discussed. Finally, state-of-the-practice analysis methods for evaluating countermeasures will be presented.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 310, C E 363.
May be convened with:  C E 567.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 468 -- Urban Transportation Planning  (3 units)
Description:  Transportation planning in relation to urban development; techniques and procedures for developing long-range regional plans. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 363, consult department before enrolling.
Identical to:  PLNN 468.
May be convened with:  C E 568.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 469 -- Travel Demand Modeling  (3 units)
Description:  Detailed investigation of methods to model travel demand, covering data collection and analysis, model development, and forecasting applications.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 363.
May be convened with:  C E 569.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 473 -- Biodegradation of Hazardous Organic Compounds  (3 units)
Description:  To learn and integrate the basic principles of microbiology required for understanding of application of bioremediation to contaminated sites. To become familiar with current research in bioremediation. To learn to solve problems often encountered in application of bioremediation.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 473; CHEE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 573.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 476A -- Water Treatment System Design  (3 units)
Description:  Application of theory and engineering experience to the design of unit operations for the production of potable water. Covers water regulations, conventional treatment technologies and selected advanced treatment topics.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E students are recommended to take C E 370R and C E 370L prior to enrolling in C E 476A.
Identical to:  CHEE 476A; CHEE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 576A.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 476B -- Wastewater Treatment Design System  (3 units)
Description:  Application of theory and engineering experience to the design of unit operations for the treatment of wastewater. Covers water regulations, conventional treatment technologies and selected advanced treatment topics.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 476B; CHEE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 576B.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 478 -- Introduction to Hazardous Waste Management  (3 units)
Description:  Management, planning, legal and engineering aspects of liquid and solid hazardous waste treatment and disposal.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  consult department before enrolling.
Identical to:  CHEE 478; CHEE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 578.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 484 -- Fundamentals of Industrial and Environmental Health  (3 units)
Description:  Introduction to the principles of occupational and environmental health, with emphasis on industrial hygiene aspects of recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental and industrial health hazards.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CPH 484; CPH is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 584.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 493 -- Internship  (1-5 units)
Description:  Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 494 -- Practicum  (1-3 units)
Description:  The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 498 -- Senior Capstone  (1-3 units)
Description:  A culminating experience for majors involving a substantive project that demonstrates a synthesis of learning accumulated in the major, including broadly comprehensive knowledge of the discipline and its methodologies. Senior standing required.
Grading:  Regular or alternative grades can be awarded for this course: A B C D E or S P C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 301, C E 408 and at least 4 of the following courses: C E 323, C E 334 or C E 335, 343, 363, 370R and 370L.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 498H -- Honors Thesis  (3 units)
Description:  An honors thesis is required of all the students graduating with honors. Students ordinarily sign up for this course as a two-semester sequence. The first semester the student performs research under the supervision of a faculty member; the second semester the student writes an honors thesis.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be repeated:  for a total of 9 units of credit.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 499 -- Independent Study  (1-5 units)
Description:  Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 499H -- Honors Independent Study  (1-3 units)
Description:  Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 502 -- Introduction to Finite Element Methods  (3 units)
Description:  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. Graduate-level requirements include research on a single aspect of the finite element method.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  E M 502.
May be convened with:  C E 402.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 503 -- Subsurface Fluid Dynamics  (3 units)
Description:  Dynamics of immiscible fluids in porous and fractured media; anisotropy and scale; advective solute transport; consolidation and land subsidence; multiaquifer systems; free surface flow and salt water/fresh water interfaces.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  MATH 250B or MATH 254 or MATH 355; CE 218.
Identical to:  HWR 503; HWR is home department.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 504 -- Numerical Methods in Subsurface Hydrology  (4 units)
Description:  Finite difference, finite element and boundary integral methods for subsurface fluid flow and mass transport; applications to aquifers, unsaturated soils, earth structures.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  HWR 504; HWR is home department.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 510 -- Probability in Civil Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2001. Graduate-level requirements include a project paper. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2001.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 410.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 511 -- Research Methods and Data Analysis in Civil Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  This course introduces students to the concepts of the conduct of research in an empirical setting. Graduate-level requirements include a significantly more rigorous 'graduate level' modeling project assigned toward the end of the class.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  Special fee may apply for web delivered sections. See the M.Eng Website (http://www.oneflexibledegree.com) for details..
May be convened with:  C E 411.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 522 -- Open-Channel Flow  (3 units)
Description:  Differential equations governing unsteady flow in open channels. Simple surface waves in subcritical and supercritical flows. Introduction of kinematic, diffusion, and dynamic wave methods. Applications to reservoir routing, dam break flow, and overland flow. Usually offered every three semesters beginning Fall 2007. Graduate-level requirements includes a project paper.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 422.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 523 -- Hydrology  (3 units)
Description:  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. Graduate-level requirements include a project paper.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  ARL 523, HWR 523.
May be convened with:  C E 423.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 526 -- Soil and Water Conservation Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Methods for estimating runoff from croplands, Universal Soil Loss Equation, design of terraces, waterways, small earth dams, erosion control structures. Graduate-level requirements include a special project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Credit for:  1.5 units engineering science, 1.5 units engineering design.
Identical to:  ABE 526; ABE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 426.
Usually offered:  Spring, Summer.

C E 527 -- Computer Applications in Hydraulics  (3 units)
Description:  Computer modeling of surface water hydrology, flood plain hydraulics and water distribution systems. Theoretical basis. Application and design studies. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper or project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  HWR 527.
May be convened with:  C E 427.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 529 -- Special Topics in Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering  (1-3 units)
Description:  Selected advanced topics will be covered in the fields of hydraulics and water resources engineering with emphasis on analysis and design of water systems. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper and/or a comprehensive design project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be repeated:  for a total of 9 units of credit.
May be convened with:  C E 429.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 532 -- Advanced Structural Design in Steel  (3 units)
Description:  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. Graduate-level requirements include a comprehensive design project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 432.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 534 -- Design of Wood and Masonry Structures  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every third semester beginning Spring 2002. Graduate-level requirements include a comprehensive design project. Usually offered every third semester beginning Spring 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 434.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 535 -- Prestressed Concrete Structures  (3 units)
Description:  Behavior, analysis and design of statically determinate and indeterminate prestressed concrete structures; calculation of loss of prestress. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2003. Graduate-level requirements may include a research paper or a comprehensive design project. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2003.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 435.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 537 -- Advanced Structural Design in Concrete  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2002. Graduate-level requirements may include a research paper or a comprehensive design project. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 437.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 538 -- Behavior and Design of Structural Systems  (3 units)
Description:  Structural systems, gravity load resisting systems, lateral force resisting systems, tall building design, computer structural analysis, structural steel, reinforced concrete, building codes, seismic resistant design. Graduate level requirements include project leadership roles, advanced analysis components in projects.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 438.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 540 -- Foundation Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  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. 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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 440.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 541 -- Earth Structures in Geotechnical Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  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. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper and/or a comprehensive design project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 441.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 544 -- Special Topics In Geomechanics  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every third semester starting Spring 2003. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper and/or a comprehensive design project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 444.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 545 -- Geoenvironmental Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Waste generation and disposal regulations; types and characterization of wastes, engineering properties of soil-water-contaminants; use of earth and geosynthetic materials in waste containment applications; evaluation, design and construction of liner and leachate collection systems used in landfills and heap leach mining; remediation of contaminated sites. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2002. Graduate-level requirements include separate exams and term projects that involve the evaluation and design of a landfill expansion and a landfill cover system for closure.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 445.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 546 -- Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Review of plate tectonics and seismology, analysis of earthquake ground motions, travel path and distance effects, and site response effects. Soil liquefaction susceptibility, identification, and mitigation. Introduction to seismic slope stability. Graduate level requirements include a research paper and/or a comprehensive design project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  G EN 546.
May be convened with:  C E 446.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 548 -- Numerical Methods in Geotechnical Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Brief statements and applications of numerical methods based on closed-form solutions, finite difference and finite element methods for problems involving soil structure interaction such as piles, retaining walls, group piles, underground works; seepage; and consolidation. Graduate-level requirements include additional assignments, e.g. a research paper on specific topics.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 448.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 555 -- Soil and Water Resources Engineering  (3 units)
Description:  Introduction to soil and water relationships, irrigation systems, irrigation water supply, and irrigation management; basic designs. Graduate-level requirements include a special project on a current irrigation topic.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Credit for:  2 units engineering science, 1 unit engineering design.
Identical to:  ABE 555; ABE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 455.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 556 -- Irrigation Systems Design  (3 units)
Description:  Design and operation of surface, sprinkler, and trickle irrigation systems based on economic and environmental criteria. Graduate-level requirements include a special project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  Special fee may apply for web delivered sections. See the M. Eng Website (http://www.oneflexibledegree.com) for details.
Credit for:  2 units engineering design, 1 unit engineering science.
Identical to:  ABE 556; ABE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 456.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 558 -- Agricultural Drainage and Effluent Treatment  (3 units)
Description:  Water quality and system design for agricultural drainage and waste-water systems. Graduate-level requirements include a special project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  Special fee may apply for web delivered sections. See the M. Eng Website (http://www.oneflexibledegree.com) for details.
Credit for:  1.5 units engineering design, 1.5 units engineering science.
Identical to:  ABE 558; ABE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 458.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 560 -- Special Topics in Transportation Engineering  (1-3 units)
Description:  Selected advanced topics will be covered in the field of transportation engineering, with emphasis on analysis and design of tramsportation systems. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper or project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Typical structure:  2 hours lecture, 1 hour seminar.
May be repeated:  for a total of 9 units of credit.
May be convened with:  C E 460.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 561 -- Traffic Modeling & Simulation  (3 units)
Description:  The course will cover various modeling and simulation approaches used in studying traffic dynamics and control in a transportation network. The model-based simulation tools discussed include dynamic macroscopic and microscopic traffic flow simulation and assignment models. Models will be analyzed for their performance in handling traffic dynamics, route choice behavior, and network representation.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  SIE 561; SIE is home department.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 562A -- Public Transit Planning and Operations  (3 units)
Description:  [Taught odd-numbered years] Development, operation, management, financing, evaluation and travel demand estimation for urban public transportation systems. Graduate-level requirements include a project, as an additional requirement over and above the undergrads.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  PLNN 562A.
May be convened with:  C E 462A.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 563 -- Traffic Flow and Capacity Analysis  (3 units)
Description:  Methods for the efficient and safe operation of transport facilities through analysis of capacity, safety, speed, parking, and volume data. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2001. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper or project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  Special fee may apply for web delivered sections. See the M.Eng Website (http://www.oneflexibledegree.com) for details..
May be convened with:  C E 463.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 566 -- Highway Geometric Design  (3 units)
Description:  Study of geometric elements of streets and highways, with emphasis on analysis and design for safety. Offered every third semester. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper or project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  $25.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 363.
May be convened with:  C E 466.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 567 -- Highway Safety and Operations  (3 units)
Description:  This course introduces important concepts underlying various aspects of transportation safety. The course addresses several sub-areas of transportation safety. Proactive and reactive safety planning and design, that is tools and methods used to consider design level safety and then 'hot-spot' identification and remediation. Human factors considerations in highway safety will also be discussed. Finally, state-of-the-practice analysis methods for evaluating countermeasures will be presented. Graduate-level requirement include a significantly more rigorous 'graduate level' modeling project assigned toward the end of the class.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 467.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 568 -- Urban Transportation Planning  (3 units)
Description:  Transportation planning in relation to urban development; techniques and procedures for developing long-range regional plans. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2002. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper or project. Usually offered every third semester beginning Fall 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  Special fee may apply for web delivered sections. See the M.Eng Website (http://www.oneflexibledegree.com) for details..
Identical to:  PLNN 568.
May be convened with:  C E 468.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 569 -- Travel Demand Modeling  (3 units)
Description:  Detailed investigation of methods to model travel demand, covering data collection and analysis, model development, and forecasting applications. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper or project.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
May be convened with:  C E 469.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 573 -- Biodegradation of Hazardous Organic Compounds  (3 units)
Description:  To learn and integrate the basic principles of microbiology required for understanding of application of bioremediation to contaminated sites. To become familiar with current research in bioremediation. To learn to solve problems often encountered in application of bioremediation. To learn and integrate the basic principles of microbiology required for understanding of application of bioremediation to contaminated sites. To become familiar with current research in bioremediation. To learn to solve problems often encountered in application of bioremediation.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 573; CHEE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 473.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 574 -- Environmental Transport Processes  (3 units)
Description:  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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 574; CHEE is home department.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 576A -- Water Treatment System Design  (3 units)
Description:  Application of theory and engineering experience to the design of unit operations for the production of potable water. Covers water regulations, conventional treatment technologies and selected advanced treatment topics. Graduate-level requirements include a research paper.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 576A; CHEE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 476A.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 576B -- Wastewater Treatment Design System  (3 units)
Description:  Application of theory and engineering experience to the design of unit operations for the treatment of wastewater. Covers water regulations, conventional treatment technologies and selected advanced treatment topics. Graduate-level requirements include additional homework problems, a course paper, and additional exam questions.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 576B; CHEE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 476B.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 577A -- Microbiology for Engineers  (4 units)
Description:  This course focuses on the principles of microbiology, including physiology, metabolism, genetics and ecology. The course explores fundamental microbial processes as well as their environmental significance and application in environmental engineering. A laboratory is associated with the lecture course to provide laboratory skills in basic and applied microbiology.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 577A; CHEE is home department.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 578 -- Introduction to Hazardous Waste Management  (3 units)
Description:  Management, planning, legal and engineering aspects of liquid and solid hazardous waste treatment and disposal. Graduate-level requirements include a report on an in-depth review of interdisciplinary aspects of an existing project (with a non-university project engineer).
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 578; CHEE is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 478.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 584 -- Fundamentals of Industrial and Environmental Health  (3 units)
Description:  Introduction to the principles of occupational and environmental health, with emphasis on industrial hygiene aspects of recognition, evaluation, and control of environmental and industrial health hazards. Graduate-level requirements include a comprehensive paper detailing hazards associated with a particular health hazard.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CPH 584; CPH is home department.
May be convened with:  C E 484.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 593 -- Internship  (1-5 units)
Description:  Specialized work on an individual basis, consisting of training and practice in actual service in a technical, business, or governmental establishment.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 594 -- Practicum  (1-3 units)
Description:  The practical application, on an individual basis, of previously studied theory and the collection of data for future theoretical interpretation.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 596A -- Research Topics  (1 unit)
Description:  The development and exchange of scholarly information, usually in a small group setting. The scope of work shall consist of research by course registrants, with the exchange of the results of such research through discussion, reports, and/or papers.
Grading:  Regular or alternative grades can be awarded for this course: A B C D E or S P C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  may be repeated one time for credit when enrolled in the Ph.D. program.
May be repeated:  for credit 1 time (maximum 2 enrollments).
Identical to:  E M 596A.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring.

C E 599 -- Independent Study  (1-5 units)
Description:  Qualified students working on an individual basis with professors who have agreed to supervise such work. Graduate students doing independent work which cannot be classified as actual research will register for credit under course number 599, 699, or 799.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 606 -- Wave Propagation in Solids  (3 units)
Description:  Stress (acoustic wave propagation and dispersion in infinite solids and finite wave guides), application of wave propagation theory in destructive and nondestructive evaluation of materials and structures; dynamic failure behavior of materials. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2003.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  E M 603 or A ME 564A or A ME 564B.
Identical to:  E M 606, A ME 606.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 621 -- Sediment Transportation  (3 units)
Description:  Erosion, transportation and deposition of sediments by flowing water; sediment properties and their measurement; bed load and suspended load movement; river behavior and control. Usually offered every fourth semester beginning Spring 2001.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 218.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 630 -- Advanced Catchment Hydrology  (3 units)
Description:  Concepts and methodology required to upscale near-surface hydrologic processes to catchment scales with development of watershed models to quantify hydrologic response in different climates. Special attention given to how landscape geomorphologic structure affects hydrologic behavior.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  HWR 518, HWR 519, or consent of instructor. Computer programming skills (e.g. MATLAB, C++).
Identical to:  HWR 630; HWR is home department.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 632 -- Infrastructure Rehabilitation  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2003.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 333, C E 334.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 633 -- Reinforced Concrete  (3 units)
Description:  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. Usually offered every other Fall beginning 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 437 or consult department before enrolling.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 638 -- Advanced Structural Stability  (3 units)
Description:  The course covers stability theory as it pertains to structural engineering. The lectures will primarily involve theoretical derivations of stability behavior and how this theory is translated into design rules. Course coverage begins at the structural member level, including the examination of in-plane elastic stability, in-plane inelastic stability, and three-dimensional elastic stability. The course concludes with an examination of two-dimensional structural stability, including elastic-plastic collapse of frames. Usually offered every other Spring beginning 2002.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 648 -- Constitutive Laws for Engineering Materials  (3 units)
Description:  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.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  consult department before enrolling.
Identical to:  E M 648.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 655 -- Stochastic Methods in Surface Hydrology  (3 units)
Description:  Topics and applications will vary with instructor. Advanced application of statistics and probability to hydrology, time series analysis and synthesis, and artificial neural network methods, as applied in the modeling of hydro-climatic sequences or Bayesian and other analyses in the decision making process of water resources. A combination of theory and application to the fields of hydrology, environmental and water resources engineering, climatic modeling, and other related natural resource modeling.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  HWR 545 or consult with course instructor.
May be repeated:  for credit 1 time (maximum 2 enrollments).
Identical to:  HWR 655; HWR is home department.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 664 -- Transportation Economics  (3 units)
Description:  Economic analysis of transportation projects and transportation infrastructure investment, including analysis of travel demand, benefits, costs, equilibrium, pricing, and market structure.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Prerequisite(s):  C E 363 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 668 -- Transit Planning and Operations  (3 units)
Description:  [Taught odd-numbered years] Development, operation, management, financing, evaluation and travel demand estimation for urban public transportation systems.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Special course fee required:  Special fee may apply for web delivered sections. See the M.Eng Website (http://www.oneflexibledegree.com) for details.
Identical to:  PLNN 668.
Usually offered:  Fall.

C E 676 -- Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment  (3 units)
Description:  Advanced design for water and wastewater treatment. Emphasis on modern environmental engineering processes for water and wastewater treatment.
Grading:  Regular grades are awarded for this course: A B C D E.
Identical to:  CHEE 676; CHEE is home department.
Usually offered:  Spring.

C E 900 -- Research  (1-3 units)
Description:  Individual research, not related to thesis or dissertation preparation, by graduate students.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P C D E K.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 909 -- Master's Report  (1-3 units)
Description:  Individual study or special project or formal report thereof submitted in lieu of thesis for certain master's degrees.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P E K.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 910 -- Thesis  (1-6 units)
Description:  Research for the master's thesis (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or thesis writing). Maximum total credit permitted varies with the major department.
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P E K.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 920 -- Dissertation  (1-9 units)
Description:  Research for the doctoral dissertation (whether library research, laboratory or field observation or research, artistic creation, or dissertation writing).
Grading:  Alternative grades are awarded for this course: S P E K.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

C E 930 -- Supplementary Registration  (1-9 units)
Description:  For students who have completed all course requirements for their advanced degree programs. May be used concurrently with other enrollments to bring to total number of units to the required minimum.
Grading:  a Grade of K is awarded for this course except for the final term.
May be repeated:  an unlimited number of times, consult your department for details and possible restrictions.
Usually offered:  Fall, Spring, Summer.

 

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