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Undergraduate courses in Civil and Environmental Engineering

CEE 31Q. Accessing Architecture Through Drawing

(S,Sem) Stanford Introductory Seminar. Preference to sophomores. Drawing architecture provides a deeper understanding of the intricacies and subtleties that characterize contemporary buildings. How to dissect buildings and appreciate the formal elements of a building, including scale, shape, proportion, colors and materials, and the problem solving reflected in the design. Students construct conventional architectural drawings, such as plans, elevations, and perspectives. Limited enrollment. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Aut (Barton, J), Spr (Barton, J)

CEE 46Q. Fail Your Way to Success

(S,Sem) Stanford Introductory Seminar. Preference to sophomores. How to turn failures into successes; cases include minor personal failures and devastating engineering disasters. How personalities and willingness to take risks influence the way students approach problems. Field trips, case studies, and guest speakers applied to students day-to-day interactions and future careers. Goal is to redefine what it means to fail. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3 units, Spr (Clough, R)

CEE 48N. Organizing Global Projects

(F,Sem) Stanford Introductory Seminar. Preference to freshmen. Challenges associated with planning and managing both commercial and governmental/non-profit global projects; theory, methods, and tools to enhance global project outcomes. Students teams model and simulate crosscultural teams engaged in global projects. Opportunities to participate in research in the Collaboratory for Research on Global Projects involving faculty from Stanford departments and schools; see

4 units, Aut (Levitt, R)

CEE 63. Weather and Storms

(Same as CEE 263C.) Daily and severe weather and global climate. Topics: structure and composition of the atmosphere, fog and cloud formation, rainfall, local winds, wind energy, global circulation, jet streams, high and low pressure systems, inversions, el Niņo, la Niņa, atmosphere/ocean interactions, fronts, cyclones, thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes, pollutant transport, global climate and atmospheric optics. GER: DB-NatSci

3 units, Aut (Jacobson, M)

CEE 64. Air Pollution: From Urban Smog to Global Change

(Same as CEE 263D.) Survey of urban- through global-scale air pollution. Topics: the evolution of the Earth's atmosphere, indoor air pollution, urban smog formation, history of discovery of atmosphere chemicals, visibility, acid rain, the greenhouse effect, historical climate, global warming, stratospheric ozone reduction, Antarctic ozone destruction, air pollution transport across political boundaries, the effects of air pollution on ultraviolet radiation, and impacts of energy systems on the atmosphere. GER: DB-NatSci

3 units, Win (Jacobson, M)

CEE 70. Environmental Science and Technology

Introduction to environmental quality and the technical background necessary for understanding environmental issues, controlling environmental degradation, and preserving air and water quality. Material balance concepts for tracking substances in the environmental and engineering systems. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3 units, Spr (Kopperud, R; Walton, K; Strickfaden, R)

CEE 100. Managing Sustainable Building Projects

Managing the life cycle of buildings from the owner, designer, and contractor perspectives emphasizing sustainability goals; methods to define, communicate, coordinate, and manage multidisciplinary project objectives including scope, quality, life cycle cost and value, schedule, safety, energy, and social concerns; roles, responsibilities, and risks for project participants; virtual design and construction methods for product, organization, and process modeling; lifecycle assessment methods; individual writing assignment related to a real world project. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Spr (Fischer, M)

CEE 101A. Mechanics of Materials

Introduction to beam and column theory. Normal stress and strain in beams under various loading conditions; shear stress and shear flow; deflections of determinate and indeterminate beams; analysis of column buckling; structural loads in design; strength and serviceability criteria. Lab experiments. Prerequisites: ENGR 14. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Win (Baker, J)

CEE 101B. Mechanics of Fluids

Physical properties of fluids and their effect on flow behavior; equations of motion for incompressible ideal flow, including the special case of hydrostatics; continuity, energy, and momentum principles; control volume analysis; laminar and turbulent flows; internal and external flows in specific engineering applications including pipes, open channels, estuaries, and wind turbines. Prerequisites: PHYSICS 41 (formerly 53), MATH 51. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Spr (Koseff, J)

CEE 101C. Geotechnical Engineering

Introduction to the principles of soil mechanics. Soil classification, shear strength and stress-strain behavior of soils, consolidation theory, analysis and design of earth retaining structures, introduction to shallow and deep foundation design, slope stability. Lab projects. Prerequisite: ENGR 14. Recommended: 101A. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3-4 units, Aut (Borja, R)

CEE 101D. Computations in Civil and Environmental Engineering

(Same as CEE 201D.) Computational and visualization methods in the design and analysis of civil and environmental engineering systems. Focus is on applications of MATLAB. How to develop a more lucid and better organized programming style.

3 units, Aut (Kitanidis, P; Liu, X)

CEE 102. Legal Aspects of Engineering and Construction

Introduction to the U.S. legal system as it applies to civil engineering and construction. Fundamental concepts of contract and tort law, claims, risk management, business formation and licensing, agency, insurance and bonding, and real property. (London)

3 units, Win (London, M)

CEE 110. Building Information Modeling

(Same as CEE 210.) (Graduate students register for 210.) Creation, management, and application of building information models. Process and tools available for creating 2D and 3D computer representations of building components and geometries. Organizing and operating on models to produce architectural views and construction documents, renderings and animations, and interface with analysis tools. Lab exercises, class projects. Limited enrollment.

4 units, Aut (Katz, G)

CEE 111. Multidisciplinary Modeling and Analysis

(Same as CEE 211.) (Graduate students register for 211.) Computer modeling, visualization, analysis, and graphical communication of building projects. Use of 3D models in laser scanning, rendering, animation, daylight, energy, cost, structural, lighting analysis, and computer controlled fabrication. Underlying 3D computer representations, and analysis tools and their applications. Guest lectures, lab exercises, class project. Prerequisite: 110 or CAD experience. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Win (Kunz, J)

CEE 115. Goals and Methods of Sustainable Building Projects

(Same as CEE 215.) (Graduate students register for 215.) Goals related to sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, and economic and social sustainability. Methods to integrate these goals and enhance the economic, ecological, and equitable value of building projects. Industry and academic rating systems, project case studies, guest lecturers, and group project.

3 units, Aut (Haymaker, J)

CEE 122A. Computer Integrated Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C)

Undergraduates serve as apprentices to graduate students in the AEC global project teams in CEE 222A. Apprentices participate in all activities of the AEC team, including the goals, objectives, constraints, tasks, and process of a crossdisciplinary global AEC teamwork in the concept development phase of a comprehensive building project. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

2 units, Win (Fruchter, R)

CEE 122B. Computer Integrated A/E/C

Undergraduates serve as apprentices to graduate students in the AEC global project teams in CEE 222B. Project activity focuses on modeling, simulation, life-cycle cost, and cost benefit analysis in the project development phase. Prerequisite: CEE 122A.

2 units, Spr (Fruchter, R)

CEE 124. Sustainable Development Studio

(Graduate students register for 224A.) Project-based. Sustainable design, development, use and evolution of buildings; connections of building systems to broader resource systems. Areas include architecture, structure, materials, energy, water, air, landscape, and food. Projects use a cradle-to-cradle approach focusing on technical and biological nutrient cycles and information and knowledge generation and organization. May be repeated for credit.

1-5 units, Aut (Lin, M), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff)

CEE 130. Architectural Design: 3-D Modeling, Methodology, and Process

Preference to Architectural Design majors; others by consent of instructor. Projects investigate conceptual approaches to the design of key architectural elements, such as wall and roof. Functional and structural considerations. Focus is on constructing 3-D models in a range of materials; 3-D computer modeling. Students keep a graphic account of the evolution of their design process. Final project entails design of a simple structure. Limited enrollment. Pre- or corequisite: CEE 31 or 31Q.

4 units, Win (Walters, P)

CEE 131. Architectural Design Process

Preference to Architectural Design and CEE majors; others by consent of instructor. Issues in the architectural profession including programming, site analysis, design process, and professional practice concerns. Building/landscape design case study project using architectural graphics and models. Limited enrollment.

4 units, not given this year

CEE 131A. Introduction to the Design Professions

Seminar. Paths to careers that contribute to the design and construction of the built environment, including architecture, landscape architrecture, project management, construction management, civil engineering, urban planning, and sustainability coordination. Guest lecturers present their work, background, roles and relationships to the other disciplines. Field trips, written and oral presentations, and four Wednesday evening lectures of the Spring Architecture and Landscape Architecture series.

2 units, Spr (Blake, C)

CEE 132. Interplay of Architecture and Engineering

(Same as CEE 232.) The range of requirements that drive a building's design including architecture, engineering, constructability, building codes, and budget. Case studies illustrate how structural and mechanical systems are integrated into building types including residential, office, commercial, and retail. In-class studio work.

4 units, not given this year

CEE 134A. Site and Space

Preference to Architectural Design and CEE majors; others by consent of instructor. An architectural design studio exploring the Stanford Green Dorm project. Initial sessions develop a working definition of sustainable design and strategies for greening the built environment in preparation for design studio work. Enrollment limited to 14. Prerequisites: 31 or 31Q, and 110 and 130.

4 units, not given this year

CEE 134B. Architectural Studio: Special Topic

Preference to Architectural Design majors; others by consent of Instructor. Multi-view drawing and quick sketching. Drawings such as section cuts to enable development of designs. Functional, structural, site, and sustainable considerations. Final project entails design of a simple structure. Limited enrollment.

4 units, Spr (Staff)

CEE 135A. Parametrics: Applications in Architecture and Product Design

(Same as CEE 235A.) Precedents in architecture and product design; methods for modeling, prototyping, and fabrication. How to combine design intentions and digital logics with physical and material constraints. Students develop a case study and small design projects using a parametric approach at the scales of architecture and product.

4 units, Aut (Flager, F)

CEE 136. Green Architecture

(Same as CEE 236.) Preference to Architectural Design and CEE majors; others by consent of instructor. An architectural design studio exploring the Stanford Green Dorm project. Initial sessions develop a working definition of sustainable design and strategies for greening the built environment in preparation for design studio work. Enrollment limited to 14. Prerequisites: 31 or 31Q, and 110 and 130. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, not given this year

CEE 137A. Form and Structure

Preference to Architectural Design and CEE majors; others by consent of instructor. Intermediate architectural studio. The integration of structure, form, site, and program. Emphasis is on developing a schematic design in the context of site topography and structural systems. Limited enrollment. Prerequisites: 31 or 31Q, and 130.

4 units, not given this year

CEE 137B. Intermediate Architecture Studio

Studio design project focus is on a building of intermediate complexity, focusing on how design meets the requirements of economy, ecology and society. Taught by guest architects. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisites: CEE 31 or 31Q, and CEE 110 and 130.

5 units, Win (Staff)

CEE 138A. Contemporary Architecture: Materials, Structures, and Innovations

Structural and material bases for contemporary architecture; its roots in modern innovations. Recent technological developments; new materials and structural expressions. Sources include specific buildings and construction techniques. How to think critically about design strategies, material properties, and structural techniques.

3 units, Aut (Johnson, M)

CEE 139. Design Portfolio Methods

Students present designs completed in other studio courses to communicate design intentions and other aspects of their work. Instruction in photography; preparation of a design portfolio; and short essays that characterize portfolio contents. Oral presentation workshops offered through the Center for Teaching and Learning. Limited enrollment. Prerequisites: two Art or Architecture studio courses, or consent of instructor.

2 units, Spr (Barton, J)

CEE 140. Field Surveying Laboratory

(Same as CEE 225.) Graduate students register for 225. Friday afternoon laboratory provides practical surveying experience. Additional morning classes to prepare for the afternoon sessions. Hands-on operation of common traditional field survey tools ; introduction to the newest generation of digital measuring, positioning, and mapping tools. Emphasis is on the concept of using the data collected in the field as the basis for subsequent engineering and economic decisions.

3 units, Spr (Redd, T)

CEE 142A. Creating Sustainable Development

(Same as CEE 242A.) How the built environment influences the way people interact with each other in communities. Case studies. How tradeoffs among economic, ecological, and social benefits can be managed. Frameworks for managing stakeholder processes including negotiating multiparty processes. Group project. Enrollment limited to 50.

3 units, Win (Christensen, S)

CEE 143. Integrated Concurrent Engineering

(Same as CEE 243.) Computer-based models in building design and construction. Virtual design and construction (VDC): the use of multidisciplinary performance models of design-construction projects, including the product (facilities), work processes, organization of the design-construction-operation team, and economic impact (model of both cost and value of capital investments) to support business objectives. Opportunity for 4-day mini-internship at an A/E/C company over Spring break. Prerequisite for undergraduates: 100 or consent of instructor. Recommended for graduate students: 241, 242.

3-4 units, not given this year

CEE 147. Cases in Personality, Leadership, and Negotiation

(Same as CEE 247.) Case studies target personality issues, risk willingness, and life skills essential for real world success. Failures, successes, and risk willingness in individual and group tasks based on the professor's experience as small business owner and construction engineer. Required full afternoon field trips to local sites. Application downloaded from coursework must be submitted before first class; mandatory first class attendance. No auditors.

3 units, Spr (Clough, R)

CEE 151. Negotiation

(Same as CEE 251, ME 207, MS&E 285.) Negotiation styles and processes to help students conduct and review negotiations. Workshop format integrating intellectual and experiential learning. Exercises, presentations, live and field examples, and individual and small group reviews. Application required before first day of class; see Coursework.

3 units, Aut (Christensen, S), Spr (Christensen, S)

CEE 154. Cases in Estimating Costs

(Same as CEE 254.) Students participate in bidding contests requiring cost determination in competitive markets. Monetary forces driving the construction industry as general principles applicable to any competitive business. Cases based on field trips and professor's experience as small business owner and construction engineer. Required full afternoon field trips to local sites. Limited enrollment; no auditors. Prerequisites: consent or intructor and application downloaded from CourseWork prior to start of class. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3 units, Aut (Clough, R)

CEE 156. Building Systems

(Same as CEE 256.) HVAC, lighting, and envelope systems for commercial and institutional buildings, with a focus on energy efficient design. Knowledge and skills required in the development of low-energy buildings that provide high quality environment for occupants. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Spr (Kolderup, E)

CEE 159. Career Skills Seminar

(Same as CEE 259.) (Graduate students register for 259.) Factors required for successful careers. Guest speakers. Case studies. Participation in real world corporate interviews, testing, and reviews conducted by industry trainers. Limited enrollment; no auditors. Prerequisite: application downloaded from CourseWork prior to start of class.

2 units, Aut (Clough, R)

CEE 160. Mechanics of Fluids Laboratory

Lab experiments/demonstrations illustrate conservation principles and flows of real fluids. Corequisite: 101B. (Monismith)

2 units, Spr (Monismith, S)

CEE 161A. Rivers, Streams, and Canals

(Same as CEE 264A.) The movement of water through natural and engineered channels, streams, and rivers. Equations and theory (mass, momentum, and energy equations) for steady and unsteady descriptions of the flow. Design of flood-control and canal systems. Flow controls such as weirs and sluice gates; gradually varied flow; Saint-Venant equations and flood waves; and method of characteristics. Open channel flow laboratory experiments: controls such as weirs and gates, gradually varied flow, and waves. Students taking lab section register for 4 units. Prerequisites: 101B, 160. (Fong) GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3-4 units, Aut (Fong, D)

CEE 164. Introduction to Physical Oceanography

(Same as CEE 262D, EARTHSYS 164.) The dynamic basis of oceanography. Topics: physical environment; conservation equations for salt, heat, and momentum; geostrophic flows; wind-driven flows; the Gulf Stream; equatorial dynamics and ENSO; thermohaline circulation of the deep oceans; and tides. Prerequisite: PHYSICS 41 (formerly 53). GER: DB-NatSci

4 units, Win (Fong, D)

CEE 165D. Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries

(Same as CEE 265D.) Economic, social, political, and technical aspects of sustainable water supply and sanitation service provision in developing countries. Case studies from Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Service pricing, alternative institutional structures including privatization, and the role of consumer demand and community participation in the planning process. Environmental and public health considerations, and strategies for serving low-income households. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

3 units, Spr (Davis, J)

CEE 166A. Watersheds and Wetlands

(Same as CEE 266A.) Introduction to the occurrence and movement of water in the natural environment and its role in creating and maintaining terrestrial, wetland, and aquatic habitat. Hydrologic processes, including precipitation, evaporation, transpiration, snowmelt, infiltration, subsurface flow, runoff, and streamflow. Rivers and lakes, springs and swamps. Emphasis is on observation and measurement, data analysis, modeling, and prediction. Prerequisite: 101B or equivalent. (Freyberg) GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3 units, Aut (Freyberg, D)

CEE 166B. Floods and Droughts, Dams and Aqueducts

(Same as CEE 266B.) Sociotechnical systems associated with human use of water as a resource and the hazards posed by too much or too little water. Potable and non-potable water use and conservation. Irrigation, hydroelectric power generation, rural and urban water supply systems, storm water management, flood damage mitigation, and water law and institutions. Emphasis is on engineering design. Prerequisite: 166A or equivalent. (Freyberg) GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3 units, Win (Freyberg, D)

CEE 166D. Water Resources and Water Hazards Field Trips

(Same as CEE 266D.) Introduction to water use and water hazards via weekly field trips to local and regional water resources facilities (dams, reservoirs, fish ladders and hatcheries, pumping plants, aqueducts, hydropower plants, and irrigation systems) and flood damage mitigation facilities (storm water detention ponds, channel modifications, flood control dams, and reservoirs). Each trip preceded by an orientation lecture.

2 units, Win (Freyberg, D)

CEE 169. Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Design

Application of fluid mechanics, hydrology, water resources, environmental sciences, and engineering economy fundamentals to the design of a system addressing a complex problem of water in the natural and constructed environment. Problem changes each year, generally drawn from a challenge confronting the University or a local community. Student teams prepare proposals, progress reports, oral presentations, and a final design report. Prerequisite: senior in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering; 166B.

5 units, alternate years, not given this year

CEE 171. Environmental Planning Methods

For juniors and seniors. Use of microeconomics and mathematical optimization theory in the design of environmental regulatory programs; tradeoffs between equity and efficiency in designing regulations; techniques for predicting adverse effects in environmental impact assessments; information disclosure requirements; and voluntary compliance of firms with international regulating norms. Prerequisites: MATH 51. Recommended: 70. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3 units, Win (Ortolano, L)

CEE 172. Air Quality Management

Quantitative introduction to the engineering methods used to study and seek solutions to current air quality problems. Topics: global atmospheric changes, urban sources of air pollution, indoor air quality problems, design and efficiencies of pollution control devices, and engineering strategies for managing air quality. Prerequisites: 70, MATH 51. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3 units, Win (Hildemann, L), Sum (Kopperud, R)

CEE 172A. Indoor Air Quality

(Same as CEE 278C.) Factors affecting the levels of air pollutants in the built indoor environment. The influence of ventilation, office equipment, floor coverings, furnishings, cleaning practices, and human activities on air quality including carbon dioxide, VOCs, resuspended dust, and airborne molds and fungi. Recommended: 172 or 278A.

2-3 units, alternate years, not given this year

CEE 172M. Quantitative Methods for Forecasting Energy Futures

(Same as CEE 272M.) Quantitative methods for assessing the economics of greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Historical success of previous energy and carbon emissions forecasting efforts, top-down and bottom-up modeling methods, and the implications of market imperfections and regulatory distortions. Analytic techniques to explore the future in the face of rapid technological changes.

3 units, Aut (Koomey, J), given once only

CEE 172P. Distributed Generation and Grid Integration of Renewables

(Same as CEE 272P.) Renewable generation technologies and their use in the electric power system. Conventional electricity generation systems and the historical development of renewables. Development and operation of the electric power system for high penetrations of renewables and demand side participation. Wind energy and wind farms. Design of wind turbines. Photovoltaic systems (grid connected), micro-hydro and marine renewables (wave and tidal stream devices). Analysis of the electric power system and the integration of renewable energy generators.

3-4 units, Win (Staff)

CEE 173A. Energy Resources

(Same as CEE 207A, EARTHSYS 103.) Fossil and renewable energy resources: oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, hydropower, solar, geothermal, biomass, wind, ocean energy, and energy efficiency. Topics for each resource: resource abundance, location, recovery, conversion, consumption, end-uses, environmental impacts, economics, policy, and technology. Buildings, transportation, the electricity industry, and energy in the developing world. Required field trips to local energy facilities. Optional discussion section for extra unit. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4-5 units, Aut (Woodward, J)

CEE 175A. Law and Science of California Coastal Policy

(Same as CEE 275A, EARTHSYS 175, EARTHSYS 275.) Interdisciplinary. The legal, science, and policy dimensions of managing California's coastal resources. Coastal land use and marine resource decision making. The physics, chemistry, and biology of the coastal zone, tools for exploring data from the coastal ocean, and the institutional framework that shapes public and private decision making. Field work: how experts from different disciplines work to resolve coastal policy questions.

3-4 units, Win (Boehm, A; Sivas, D; Caldwell, M)

CEE 176A. Energy Efficient Buildings

Analysis and design. Thermal analysis of building envelope, heating and cooling requirements, HVAC, and building integrated PV systems. Emphasis is on residential passive solar design and solar water heating. Lab. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3-4 units, Win (Masters, G)

CEE 176B. Electric Power: Renewables and Efficiency

Renewable and efficient electric power systems emphasizing analysis and sizing of photovoltaic arrays and wind turbines. Basic electric power generation, transmission and distribution, distributed generation, combined heat and power, fuel cells. End use demand, including lighting and motors. Lab. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3-4 units, Spr (Masters, G)

CEE 176F. Energy Systems Field Trips

(Same as CEE 276F.) Energy resources and policies in use and under development in China. 12-day field trip to China during Spring Break 2008. One unit for seminar and readings; one unit for field trip. Prerequisite: consent of instructor for field trip.

1-2 units, alternate years, not given this year

CEE 177. Aquatic Chemistry and Biology

Undergraduate-level introduction to the chemical and biological processes in the aqueous environment. Basic aqueous equilibria; the structure, behavior, and fate of major classes of chemicals that dissolve in water; redox reactions; the biochemistry of aquatic microbial life; and biogeochemical processes that govern the fate of nutrients and metals in the environment and in engineered systems. Prerequisite: CHEM 31. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Aut (Criddle, C)

CEE 177P. Sustainability in Theory and Practice

The multidimensional concept of sustainable development. Students evaluate engineered systems using tools such as cost-benefit analysis, trade-off analysis, and lifecycle analysis. How to make judgments about sustainable and unsustainable courses of action. Case studies dealing with contemporary environmental and economic challenges.

3 units, not given this year

CEE 177S. Design for a Sustainable World

(Same as CEE 277S.) Technology-based problems faced by developing communities worldwide. Student groups partner with organizations abroad to work on concept, feasibility, design, implementation, and evaluation phases of various projects. Past projects include a water and health initiative, a green school design, seismic safety, and medical device. Admission based on written application and interview. See for application.

1-5 units, Aut (Staff), Spr (Staff)

CEE 178. Introduction to Human Exposure Analysis

(Same as CEE 276.) (Graduate students register for 276.) Scientific and engineering issues involved in quantifying human exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment. Pollutant behavior, inhalation exposure, dermal exposure, and assessment tools. Overview of the complexities, uncertainties, and physical, chemical, and biological issues relevant to risk assessment. Lab projects. Recommended: MATH 51. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

3 units, Spr (Kopperud, R), Sum (Canales, R)

CEE 179A. Water Chemistry Laboratory

(Same as CEE 273A.) (Graduate students register for 273A.) Laboratory application of techniques for the analysis of natural and contaminated waters, emphasizing instrumental techniques.

3 units, Win (Robertson, A)

CEE 179B. Process Design for Environmental Biotechnology

(Same as CEE 275B.) Alternates with 169. Preference to juniors and seniors in Civil or Environmental Engineering. The design of a water or wastewater treatment system using biological processes to remove contaminants. Student teams characterize contaminants in water or wastewater, design and operate bench- and pilot-scale units, and develop a full-scale design. Limited enrollment. Prerequisites: 177, 179A. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

5 units, Spr (Criddle, C)

CEE 179C. Environmental Engineering Design

Application of engineering fundamentals including environmental engineering, hydrology, and engineering economy to a design problem. 2005-06 project was green water for a green dorm. Enrollment limited; preference to seniors in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

5 units, not given this year

CEE 180. Structural Analysis

Analysis of beams, trusses, frames; method of indeterminate analysis by consistent displacement, least work, superposition equations, moment distribution. Introduction to matrix methods and computer methods of structural analysis. Prerequisite: 101A and ENGR 14. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Spr (Kiremidjian, A)

CEE 181. Design of Steel Structures

Concepts of the design of steel structures with a load and resistance factor design (LRFD) approach; types of loading; structural systems; design of tension members, compression members, beams, beam-columns, and connections; and design of trusses and frames. Prerequisite: 180. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Aut (Law, K)

CEE 182. Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures

Properties of concrete and reinforcing steel; behavior of structural elements subject to bending moments, shear forces, torsion, axial loads, and combined actions; design of beams, slabs, columns and footings; strength design and serviceability requirements; design of simple structural systems for buildings. Prerequisite: 180. GER:DB-EngrAppSci

4 units, Win (Staff)

CEE 183. Integrated Building Design

Studio format. Design concepts for building systems from schematic design through construction, taking into account sustainable engineering issues. Design exercises culminating in the design of a building project, emphasizing structural systems and materials and integration with architecture, construction, and building mechanical systems. Prerequisites: CEE 180, 181, 182; civil engineering major; architectural design majors require consent of instructor.

4 units, Spr (Miranda, E)

CEE 195A. Fundamentals of Structural Geology

(Same as GES 111A.) Techniques for structural mapping; using differential geometry to characterize structures; dimensional analysis and scaling relations; kinematics of deformation and flow; measurement and analysis of stress. Sources include field and laboratory data integrated with conceptual and mechanical models. Models of tectonic processes are constructed and solutions visualized using MATLAB. Prerequisites: GES 1, MATH 51, 52. GER: DB-NatSci

3 units, Aut (Pollard, D)

CEE 195B. Fundamentals of Structural Geology

(Same as GES 111B.) Continuation of GES 111A/CEE 195A. Conservation of mass and momentum in a deformable continuum; linear elastic deformation and elastic properties of rock; brittle deformation including fracture and faulting; linear viscous flow including folding and magma dynamics; model development and methodology. Sources include field and laboratory data integrated with conceptual and mechanical models. Models of tectonic processes are constructed and solutions visualized using MATLAB. Prerequisite: GES 111A/CEE 195B.

3 units, Win (Pollard, D)

CEE 196. Engineering Geology Practice

(Same as GES 115.) The application of geologic fundamentals to the planning and design of civil engineering projects. Field exercises and case studies emphasize the impact of site geology on the planning, design, and construction of civil works such as buildings, foundations, transportation facilities, excavations, tunnels and underground storage space, and water supply facilities. Topics: Quaternary history and tectonics, formation and physical properties of surficial deposits, site investigation techniques, geologic hazards, and professional ethics. Prerequisite: GES 1 or consent of instructor. GER: DB-NatSci

3 units, alternate years, not given this year

CEE 198. Directed Reading or Special Studies in Civil Engineering

Written report or oral presentation required. Students must obtain a faculty sponsor.

1-4 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

CEE 199. Undergraduate Research in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Written report or oral presentation required. Students must obtain a faculty sponsor.

1-4 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

CEE 199A. Special Projects in Architecture

Faculty-directed study or internship. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

1-4 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff)

CEE 199B. Directed Studies in Architecture

Projects may include studio-mentoring activities, directed reading and writing on topics in the history and theory of architectural design, or investigations into design methodologies.

1-4 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff)

CEE 199H. Undergraduate Honors Thesis

For students who have declared the Civil Engineering B.S. honors major and have obtained approval of a topic for research under the guidance of a CEE faculty adviser. Letter grade only. Written thesis or oral presentation required.

2-3 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

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