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Course Descriptions

The civil engineering curriculum is designed to give the student a sound education in preparation for this people-oriented, public works profession. The first two years include courses that deal with the principles of mathematics, physical and engineering sciences on which engineering concepts are based, as well as courses in humanities and social sciences and introductory courses in engineering and design. The last two years are devoted to developing the necessary technical competence, as well as the ability to apply the knowledge that the student has acquired to the design and synthesis of complex civil engineering projects.

CE 523 - Advanced Solid Mechanics

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: W
  • Prerequisites: Grad or consent of instructor
  • Corequisites: None

The fundamentals of elasticity are introduced and related to various problems such as beams on elastic foundations, unsymmetrical bending, torsion of thin walled members, and curved beams. Introduction to the analysis and modeling techniques for existing and repaired structures. Design of retrofit measures for a variety of structures using advanced composite materials.