Civil Engineering Courses

C E 100 - Introduction to Civil Engineering (1 hour)
Introduction to the civil engineering professions. Introduction to fundamental engineering concepts; engineering design; engineering ethics; professional societies; introduction to computers and computer applications.

C E 150 - Mechanics I (3 hours)
Analysis of two- and three-dimensional force systems by vector algebra. Applications of principles of equilibrium to particles, rigid bodies, and simple structures. Friction, distributed forces, center of gravity, centroids, moments of inertia. U.S. and SI systems of units and applications. Prerequisite: MTH 121 or MTH 115

C E 200 - Engineering Co-Op (0 hours)
Full-time cooperative education assignment for civil engineering students who alternate periods of full-time school with periods of full-time academic or career-related work in industry. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory. Prerequisite: sophomore standing in the College of Engineering and Technology, 2.0 overall grade point average at Bradley, approval of engineering and technology Co-op coordinator and Co-op faculty advisor.

C E 206 - Surveying (2 hours)
Theory and applications of measurements of horizontal distances, differences in elevations, horizontal angles, vertical angles, bearings, azimuths, and areas and volumes. Simple horizontal and vertical curves, topographic surveys and mapping. Public land surveying system. Introduction to GPS technology.

C E 210 - Numerical Methods in Civil Engineering (3 hours)
State-of-the-art algorithms used in solving complex engineering problems. Mathematical models involving ordinary and partial differential equations. Initial value, boundary value, and transient problems in civil engineering. Prerequisite: MTH 223.

C E 224 - CADD (3 hours)
Examinations of graphical capabilities of current computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) systems. Theoretical and hands-on applications of the most widely used CADD systems available for Civil Engineering and Construction students. Prerequisite: CON 132.

C E 250 - Mechanics II (3 hours)
Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies using vector analysis. Kinetics includes principles of force-mass-acceleration, work-energy, and impulse-momentum. Prerequisite: CE 150.

C E 260 - Fluid Mechanics (3 hours)
Fluid properties and fluid motion: basic laws of motion in integral form; applications of basic laws in solving fluid flow problems. Hydrostatics, dimensional analysis, similitude, and incompressible viscous flow (both laminar and turbulent) in conduits. Introduction to open channel flow; culverts, sewers, and streams. Laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: CE 250.

C E 270 - Mechanics of Materials (3 hours)
Internal forces; stress, strain, and their relations; stresses and deformations in axial and torsional loading; indeterminate problems; stresses and deformations in flexural members; transformation of stresses; introduction to member design; column buckling analysis. Prerequisite: CE 150.

C E 310 - Probability, Statistics and Decision Making in Civil Engineering (3 hours)
Basic probabilistic and statistical decision making principles used in civil engineering design and practice. Probabilistics models and decision theory. Prerequisite: MTH 122.

C E 350 - Geotechnical Engineering (4 hours)
Physical properties of soils, soil profiles, and deposits. Soil strength determination. Flow of water through soil masses. Laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: CE 260, CE 270.

C E 356 - Pavement Design (4 hours)
Pavement engineering and design. Selection testing, and use of highway pavement construction materials in relation to function, environment, and cost. Structural properties of asphalt (flexible) and concrete (rigid) pavements; laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: CE 350.

C E 359 - Structural Analysis (4 hours)
Analysis of statically determinate structures including influence lines. Deflections by area-moment, conjugate beam, and Castigliano's theorem. Analysis of statically indeterminate structures including influence lines. Classical solutions by consistent displacements, three-moment theorem, moment distribution, and slope deflection methods. Matrix methods for structural analysis by stiffness approach. Prerequisite: CE 270.

C E 360 - Introduction to Environmental Engineering (4 hours)
Analysis techniques and design procedures for unit operations and unit processes for water and waste water treatment. Techniques for the examination of water and waste water quality. Laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: CHM 110 and CHM 111.

C E 365 - Reinforced Concrete Design (4 hours)
Theory and design of reinforced concrete structures: beams, columns, slabs, walls, and buildings. Current ACI Code provisions for elastic and ultimate design. Laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: CE 359.

C E 383 - Ethics and Sustainability (1 hour)
Engineering ethics with applications to sustainable civil infrastructure. Ethical responsibilities to public, clients, and employers. Social responsibility and public participation for civil infrastructure.

C E 393 - Sustainability and Public Policy (2 hours)
Introduction to engineering economics with applications to assessment of sustainable alternatives in infrastructure, ability to engage in life-long learning, knowledge of contemporary issues, understanding professional and ethical responsibility, and ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams. Applications of systems engineering concepts including optimization. Prerequisite: MTH 122

C E 401 - Seminar (1 hour)
Papers, reviews, and discussion of current technical literature. Prerequisite: senior standing in civil engineering.

C E 422 - Foundation Analysis and Design (3 hours)
Analysis and design of footings, raft foundations, retaining walls, piles, and caissons, based on current theories and design considerations in soil mechanics, concrete, and steel. Prerequisite: CE 350, CE 365.

C E 430 - Water Supply & Hydraulic Engineering (3 hours)
Water use and wastewater generation. Conveying and distributing water. Wastewater and stormwater conveyance system design. Design of storage structures and other systems for water conservation and water use; open channel flow, closed conduit flow, hydraulic structures, hydraulic power conversion. Prerequisite: CE 260.

C E 442 - Design of Steel Structures (3 hours)
Design of steel structural members. Behavior of members and connections. Theoretical and practical considerations in member selection and joint design. Prerequisite: CE 359.

C E 465 - Surface Water Hydrology (3 hours)
Introduction to hydrological cycle. Hydrologic measurements and monitoring. Surface water hydrology: runoff and the catchment, hydrographs, unit hydrographs, hydrograph routing, urban and small watershed hydrology, hydrologic design, synthetic streamflows, simulation models, applications of probability and statistics to surface water hydrology. Prerequisite: CE 260, CE 310 or equivalent.

C E 480 - Transportation Engineering (3 hours)
Introduction to transportation engineering and planning as it relates to highways. Characteristics of highway systems: the driver, vehicle and roadway, traffic engineering studies, highway safety, traffic flow fundamentals, capacity and level of service concepts, intersection traffic control, transportation planning and site impact analysis, geometric design of highways. Prerequisite: CE 206.

C E 481 - Projects I (1-3 hours)
Supervised individual study of civil engineering projects. Prerequisite: consent of advisor.

C E 482 - Projects II (1-3 hours)
Supervised individual study of civil engineering projects. Prerequisite: consent of advisor.

C E 491 - Special Topics I (1-3 hours)
Topics of special interest which may vary each time course is offered. Topics are stated in the current Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: consent of advisor.

C E 492 - Special Topics II (1-3 hours)
Topics of special interest which may vary each time course is offered. Topics stated in current Schedule of Classes. Prerequisite: consent of advisor.

C E 493 - Civil Engineering Design Project I (2 hours)
First of a two-semester course design project sequence. Discussions of the relationship between the owner, architect, consultant, superintendent, construction manager, general contractor and subcontractors. Methods of project delivery, Project concepts through construction, design phases, and project challenges. Leadership, ethics, public policy issues, LEED, and basic business management practices. Oral and written report of preliminary plan. Prerequisite: CE 393

C E 498 - Civil Engineering Design Project II (3 hours)
Detailed design of systems. Application of engineering design principles to realistic projects in structural engineering, environmental engineering, site development. Codes and standards, feasibility studies, consideration of design alternatives, selection criteria including systems sustainability, and aesthetics. Oral and written report of final design with specifications, engineering drawings, and project cost estimates. Prerequisite: CE 493, CON 326, and consent of advisor.