Course Offerings

Spring 2018

CIVE 945: Structural Analysis and Design for Dynamic Loads (Tentative)

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Prereqs: CIVE 443/898: Advanced Structural Analysis and CIVE 842: Structural Dynamics; or permission. 
Behavior of structural materials and systems under various dynamic loads. Analysis and design for dynamic loads. Computational and analytical techniques. Selected laboratory demonstrations of the dynamic behavior of structural systems.

Fall 2017

CIVE 443/843: Advanced Structural Analysis

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Prereqs: CIVE 341: Introduction to Structural Engineering. 
Continuation of analysis for structural systems. Matrix analysis methods and computer solutions for indeterminate structures. Moment distribution method. Introduction to analysis for non-linear effects. Note: CIVE 443/843 will be Fall semester based course in 2017-2018 and beyond. 

CIVE 898: Remote Sensing Tools in Civil Engineering

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Prereqs: By permission only.  
An introduction to effective planning and deployment of remote sensing platforms for civil systems. 

Spring 2017

CIVE 443/898: Structural Analysis

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Prereqs: CIVE 341: Introduction to Structural Engineering. 
Continuation of analysis for structural systems. Matrix analysis methods and computer solutions for indeterminate structures. Moment distribution method. Introduction to analysis for non-linear effects. Note CIVE 898 is by instructor permission only. 

Fall 2016

No courses offered. 

Spring 2016

CIVE 945: Structural Design for Dynamic Loads

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Prereqs: CIVE 443/898: Advanced Structural Analysis and CIVE 842: Structural Dynamics; or permission. 
Behavior of structural materials and systems under various dynamic loads. Analysis and design for dynamic loads. Computational and analytical techniques. Selected laboratory demonstrations of the dynamic behavior of structural systems.

CIVE 443/898: Structural Analysis

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Prereqs: CIVE 341: Introduction to Structural Engineering. 
Continuation of analysis for structural systems. Matrix analysis methods and computer solutions for indeterminate structures. Moment distribution method. Introduction to analysis for non-linear effects. Note CIVE 898 is by instructor permission only. 

Fall 2015

CIVE 842: Structural Dynamics

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Prereqs: CIVE 341: Introduction to Structural Engineering or similar.  Recommended: CIVE 443: Advanced Structural Analysis or similar. 
Dynamic behavior of civil engineering structures. Free and forced vibrations of multi degree-of-freedom systems. Response of continuous beam and frames. Elasto-plastic behavior. Dynamic loads on bridges. Analysis and design considerations for buildings and bridges subjected to seismic loadings. Application of computer-aided numerical procedures.. 

Spring 2015

CIVE 443: Structural Analysis

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Prereqs: CIVE 341: Introduction to Structural Engineering. 
Continuation of analysis for structural systems. Matrix analysis methods and computer solutions for indeterminate structures. Moment distribution method. Introduction to analysis for non-linear effects.

Fall 2014

CIVE 842: Structural Dynamics

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Prereqs: CIVE 341: Introduction to Structural Engineering or similar.  Recommended: CIVE 443: Advanced Structural Analysis or similar. 
Dynamic behavior of civil engineering structures. Free and forced vibrations of multi degree-of-freedom systems. Response of continuous beam and frames. Elasto-plastic behavior. Dynamic loads on bridges. Analysis and design considerations for buildings and bridges subjected to seismic loadings. Application of computer-aided numerical procedures.. 

Spring 2014

CIVE 443: Structural Analysis

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Prereqs: CIVE 341: Introduction to Structural Engineering. 
Continuation of analysis for structural systems. Matrix analysis methods and computer solutions for indeterminate structures. Moment distribution method. Introduction to analysis for non-linear effects.