Civil Engineering (ENGV)

Civil Engineering (ENGV)

ENGV 205  Computer Aided Design  1 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGR 110

This course provides students to an introduction to computer aided graphics, drafting and design, and how it is applied in civil engineering.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 225  Surveying  2 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 205

This course provides students to an introduction to surveying, with an emphasis on the identification and minimization of errors found in surveying work. Surveying represents the art, science and technology of determining the relative positions of points above, on, or beneath the Earth's surface. The student will learn how to measure distances, angles, areas, horizontal and vertical curves, and volumes.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 250  Strength of Materials  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGR 235

This course provides the students' second exposure to structural analysis. Following statics, this course presents basic concepts in structural analysis: stress, strain, torsion, bending, shear, and deflection.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 320  Civil Engineering Lab  2 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 250

This course is the first of a two-course sequence that presents the civil engineering student to various types of laboratory work that comprise the civil engineering profession. This course presents laboratory work related to the material properties and strengths of several civil engineering materials (e.g., soils, concrete, steel, asphalt). Students will perform laboratory work in teams and prepare written reports of their results.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 325  Structural Analysis  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 250

This course provides the students' third exposure to structural analysis. Following strength of materials, this course presents basic concepts in structural analysis: loads and analysis (including deflection) of statically determinate structures (trusses, beams, and frames) and indeterminate structures (using slope-deflection and moment-distribution methods).

Offered: Resident

ENGV 345  Soil Mechanics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 250

This course provides the students' initial and foundation course in geotechnical engineering. Following strength of materials, this course presents basic concepts in geology, soil properties and classification, compaction, permeability, seepage, stresses and shear strength, lateral earth pressures, slope stability, and bearing capacity. The course also introduces subsoil exploration and geosynthetics.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 355  Civil Engineering Lab II  2 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGR 315

This course is the second of a two-course sequence that presents the civil engineering student to various types of laboratory work that comprise the civil engineering profession. This course presents laboratory work related to fluids, and water and wastewater treatment. Students will perform laboratory work in teams and prepare written reports of their results.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 365  Hydraulic Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGR 315

This course provides the students' initial and foundation course in hydraulics and hydrology. Following fluid dynamics, this course presents basic concepts in water pressure, pipe flow, pipe networks, pumps, open channel flow, groundwater flow, hydraulic structures, and hydrology.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 380  Project & Construction Management  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGI 220

This course provides the student with a comprehensive introductory course in project and construction management. The course presents an overview of the construction industry, then topics in project delivery methods, scheduling techniques, construction estimating, contract documents, equipment selection, building materials & construction methods, productivity, and safety.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 390  Steel Structure Design  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 325 and (RSCH 201 or Inquiry Research with a score of 80 or Research with a score of 80 or Research (prior to 2017-2018) with a score of 80)

This course provides the students one of two design application courses in structures. Following structural analysis, this course presents the steel design concepts of tension and compression members, beams and beam-columns, connections, composite construction, and plate girders.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 395  Geotechnical Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 345

This course provides presents foundation engineering aspect of geotechnical engineering. Following soil mechanics, this course presents the foundation design concepts of shallow and deep foundations, along with retaining and sheet-pile walls.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 410  Transportation Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 225

This course provides the student with a comprehensive introductory course in transportation engineering. Following surveying, this course presents the concepts of traffic safety, traffic flow, intersection design and control, traffic capacity, geometric design of streets and highways, and pavement design.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 415  Special Topics in Construction Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 380

This course provides presents additional and / or current studies in the area of construction engineering, and serves as a technical elective for the student.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 420  Professional Practice  2 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGI 220 and ENGR 381

This course provides the student with a comprehensive overview of multiple professional issues: contracts and contract law; professional liability; ethics; licensure; sustainability and sustainable design; public policy; and management skills. Following Engineering Design Introduction, this senior-level course presents the non-technical aspects of the engineering profession.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 425  Concrete Structure Design  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 325

This course provides the students the second of two design application courses in structures. Following structural analysis, this course presents the concrete design concepts of beams, columns, slabs, walls, and footings.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 440  Special Topics in Structural Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 390 and ENGV 425

This course provides presents additional and / or current studies in the area of structural engineering, and serves as a technical elective for the student.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 445  Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 395

This course provides presents additional and / or current studies in the area of geotechnical engineering, and serves as a technical elective for the student.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 455  Special Topics Geotechnical Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 395

ENGV 445 - Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering (3 hours)

Offered: Resident

ENGV 460  Special Topics in Transportation Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGV 410

This course provides presents additional and / or current studies in the area of transportation engineering, and serves as a technical elective for the student.

Offered: Resident

ENGV 492  FE Exam  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Prerequisite: ENGR 481

This course serves as a graduation gate to assure that all civil engineering students take the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Exam as a graduation requirement. The student will receive a passing grade (P) once the student demonstrates that the FE Exam was taken. The course will provide online materials to help students prepare for the FE Exam.

Offered: Resident

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