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Tedesco, J.W., Chair; Davidson, J.L., Associate Chair; Roque, R., Associate Chair; Townsend, F.C., Associate Chair; Barnes, G.; Birigisson, B.; Bloomquist, D.G.; Boyd, A.J.; Bullock, P.J.; Clark, C.J.; Consolazio, G.R.; Cook, R.A.; Courage, K.G.; Dean, R.G.; Dewitt, B.A.; Ellis, R.D.; Gibson, D.W.; Glagola, C.R.; Green, P.S.; Gurley, K.R.; Hamilton, H.R.; Hanes, D.M.; Hatfield, K.; Hays, C.O.; Herbsman, Z.; Kennedy, A.B.; Jacobs, J.M.; Long, G.; Lybas, J.M.; McVay, M.C.; Metha, A.J.; Minchin, R.E.; Motz, L.H.; Najafi, F.T.; Sheng, Y.P.; Sheppard, D.M.; Shrestha, R.L.; Slinn, D.N.; Smith, S.E.; Thieke, R.J.; Tia, M.; Washburn, S.S.


Carter, W.E.; Crapps, D.; Deere, D.U.; Eades, J.L.; Joyce, D.K.; Maxman, R.; McClellan, G.H.; Nelson, M.W.; Schmertmann, J.H.; Spangler, D.P.; Sputo, T.J.; Staffer, T.B.; Yagar, S.

CCE 4204 Construction Equipment, Methods and Management.

Credits: 4; Prereq: Junior or senior standing or consent of instructor; Coreq: CGN 4101.

Theory and practice of construction operations, equipment utilization and construction methods. Analysis of costs. Optimizing crew and equipment. Heavy equipment costs. New emphasis on planning and executing a construction project.

CCE 4810 Construction Engineering Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CGN 4101, CCE 4204.

Simulation of comprehensive construction project involving all phases of planning, scheduling and control from start to finish which involves making major decisions. Oral presentation at end of course.

CEG 4011 Soil Mechanics.

Credits: 4; Prereq: EGM 3520.

Physical properties of soils, compaction, flow of water through soil, distribution of stress within soil and consolidation. Laboratory.

CEG 4012 Geotechnical Engineering.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CEG 4011.

Subsurface exploration settlements analysis, slope stability, earth pressure and an introduction to foundation design.

CEG 4104 Retaining Wall and Embankment Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CEG 4012.

The application of soil mechanics to the design and analysis of various types of retaining structures and earthen embankments.

CEG 4111 Foundation Engineering Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CEG 4012.

Comprehensive design of geotechnical system, focusing on design of complete project and utilizing CAD programs. Designs, drawings and oral presentations through group effort.

CEG 4112 Geotech Aspects of Landfill Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CEG 4012 or consent of instructor.

Geoenvironmental topics, settlement analysis, slope stability, liner design and LCRS design.

CES 3102 Mechanics of Engineering Structures.

Credits: 4; Coreq: EGM 3520.

Introduction to structural load, equilibrium, sheer and bending moment diagrams, structural analysis software, classical methods for displacement determination, method of consistent deformations, slope deflection method, moment distribution method.

CES 3741 Introduction to Structural Design

Credits: 4; Prereq: CGN 3501.

Introduction to the behavior and design of steel and concrete structural elements, introduction to loads and load-paths, fundamentals of the structural design process, load and resistance factor design of tension members, beams, columns and connections, serviceability considerations.

CES 4034 Civil Engineering Estimating.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CCE 4204, CGN 4101 and senior standing. EG classification or consent of instructor.

Design of systems for estimating and cost control of man-machine productivity for civil engineering projects. Analysis of cost factors required for optimization of engineering-investment efficiency.

CES 4141 Stress Analysis.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CES 3102. EG classification or consent of instructor.

Determining structural loads, solving matrix equations, direct stiffness method, formulation of element matrices, transformations, modeling realistic frame and truss systems, introduction to the finite element method, determining convergence, interpretation of results, model validation.

CES 4605 Analysis and Design in Steel.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CGN 3501, CES 3102. EG classification only.

Elastic and plastic theories of design, design of members subjected to tension, compression, flexure and torsion. Design of connections and rigid frames.

CES 4608 Advanced Steel Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CES 3102, CES 3510.

Advanced topics in the design of steel structural building systems, advanced column and beam design, base plate design, moment amplification, second-order analysis, bracing considerations, beam-columns, interaction equations, connection design, composite design, plate girders.

CES 4702 Analysis and Design in Reinforced Concrete.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CGN 3501, CES 3102. EG classification only.

Ultimate strength analysis and design of reinforced concrete members, working stress design for flexure, moment distribution, influence lines, design of rigid frames, and introduction to prestressed concrete.

CES 4704 Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CES 3102, CES 3510. EG classification only.

Advanced topics in the design of concrete building systems. Long columns and frames, floor and roof systems, including two-way slabs, continuous beams, spandrel beams, torsion, foundations, introduction to pre-stressed concrete.

CES 4711 Prestress Concrete Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CES 4702; Coreq: CES 4141.

Analysis and design of prestressed concrete beams and columns. Flexure, shear, anchorage and deflections. Design of simple bridges.

CGN 2002 Introduction to Civil Engineering.

Credits: 1

Introduces beginning students to the broad field of civil engineering.

CGN 3421 Computer Methods in Civil Engineering.

Credits: 4; Prereq: must be at least 3 EG classification.

Computer programming using MATLAB, use of computers, numerical methods as applied to civil engineering problems, spreadsheets, and civil engineering software.

CGN 3501C Civil Engineering Materials.

Credits: 4; Prereq: CES 3102, EGM 3520, SUR 2322C or consent of instructor.

A study of the principal materials used for engineering purposes with special attention to mechanical properties and their importance to the engineer. Application of statistics in quality assurance and control.

CGN 3710 Experimentation and Instrumentation in Civil Engineering.

Credits: 3; Prereq: PHY 2049.

Fundamentals and applications of measuring systems commonly used in civil engineering. Topics include recording techniques, strain, force, displacement, flow, temperature, humidity and PH measurements.

CGN 4101 Civil Engineering Cost Analysis.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior or senior standing or consent of instructor.

Analysis of civil engineering proposals, utilizing time-value and related factors. Feasibility and optimum life comparisons. Utility rate derivation, utility/cost method.

CGN 4600 Public Works Engineering and Management Practices.

Credits: 3.

Public works profession, organization, administration and management of operating divisions with emphasis on role of engineer.

CGN 4905 Special Problems in Civil Engineering.

Credits: 1 to 4; Maximum of 9 credits. Prereq: Recommendation of undergraduate coordinator.

Selected problems or projects in the student’s major field of engineering study.

CGN 4910 Structures-Geotechnical-Construction Comprehensive System Design

Credits: 3; Prereq: Consent of instructor

Simulation of a design office experience through the completion and presentation of a comprehensive building design. Students will work in multi-disciplinary groups to complete a total system building design that includes structural, geotechnical and construction management considerations.

CGN 4949 Co-op Work Experience.

Credits: 1; Prereq: EG classification. ††

CWR 3201 Hydrodynamics.

Credits: 4; Prereq: EGM 2511, EGM 3400, MAP 2302 or EGM 3311.

Classification and properties of fluids, hydrostatics, and conservation of mass, momentum and energy in fluid flow. Potential flow, similitude and physical modeling. Laminar and turbulent pipe flow. Introduction to turbomachines.

CWR 4111 Engineering Hydrology.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CWR 4202. EG classification only.

Review of fundamentals of hydrology. Application of hydrology to hydraulic and transportation design including evaluation of runoff; design of control structures, detention and retention basis; flood plain mapping.

CWR 4114 Surface Hydrology

Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4501 or CWR 4111

Occurrence and distribution of water by natural processes, including atmospheric thermodynamics, precipitation, runoff, infiltration, water losses, flood routing and catchment characteristics, analysis and methods of runoff prediction.

CWR 4120 Groundwater

Credits: 3; Prereq: ENV 4506

Introduction to groundwater hydraulics, including hydrologic cycle, Darcy’s equation, Dupuit assumption, well hydraulics, regional flow, freshwater-saltwater interface, flow in the unsaturated zone, fate and transport of contaminants and contaminant plume model.

CWR 4202 Hydraulics.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CWR 3201 or consent of instructor.

Fundamental equations for pipe and open conduit flow. Development of design oriented formulas for pipes and open channels. Introduction to hydrology.

CWR 4306 Urban Stormwater Systems Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CWR 4202.

Surface-water system design including: time of concentration, peak runoff rate, openchannel flow, gravity storm sewer, culvert, stormwater pumping, filtration systems, hydrograph generation, flood routing, site layout, site grading and permitting.

CWR 4812 Water Resources Engineering.

Credits: 3; Prereq: CWR 4202; Coreq: CWR 4111.

Study of water resources engineering applications including hydrology and statistics, groundwater, hydraulic machinery, dams and reservoirs, water quality, water quality modeling, water and waste-water treatment and water law and institutions.

EGN 1002 Introduction to Engineering.

Credits: 1.

Introduces the student to the eleven departments that offer undergraduate degrees at UF. The class breaks students into groups of 20 and rotates the groups weekly through each department. During a departmental visit the students participate in hands on experiments. The goal of the class is to help students make an informed choice about career alternatives.

EGN 4032 Professional Issues in Engineering.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Senior standing or consent of instructor.

Engineering legal aspects, insurance, specifications, contract documentation and labor relations. A discussion of professionalism and ethics in the practice of engineering. Engineering safety including regulations, standards, job site safety planning, and laboratory and testing safety.

EGN 4034 Professional Ethics.

Credits: 1; Junior standing.

Provides students with an interactive study of ethical, theory and the development of professionalism. Students review case studies of ethical conflicts in engineering practice. Course covers engineering codes of ethics and requires students to resolve theoretical situations through application of ethical codes.

HIS 3470 History of Technology 1.

Credits: 3.

The development of technology and engineering from antiquity to approximately 1750 with emphasis on the relationship of this development to the growth of western civilization. (H, I) GR-E†

HIS 3471 History of Technology 2.

Credits: 3.

The development of technology and engineering from approximately 1750 to WW-1 with emphasis on the relationship of this development to the changing patterns of life in western civilization. (H) GR-E†

OCE 3016 Introduction to Coastal and Oceanographic Engineering.

Credits: 3.

Introduction to important coastal and oceanographic processes. Geophysical fluid motions; waves and tides; air-sea interaction; pollutant transport; coastal hydraulic and sedimentary processes. Not intended for engineering majors.

SUR 2101C Geomatics.

Credits: 3; Prereq: MAC 1147 or Calculus I placement.

Angle, distance and elevation measurement. Application to engineering, boundaries, topography, forestry and construction. Error theory. Horizontal and vertical curves.

SUR 2322C Project Development and Visualization.

Credits: 3.

Two dimensional graphical methods of communicating and visualizing features of constructed projects. Involves boundary and topographic features, site modeling, site development, structures, drainage, and foundations using computer aided drafting and design techniques.

SUR 3331 Photogrammetry.

Credits: 2; Prereq: SUR 2101C.

Fundamentals of photography, geometry of vertical aerial photographs, stereoscopic parallax, geometry of tilted photographs, stereoplotter mapping, close-range photogrammetric analysis, and an introduction to digital imagery.

SUR 3331L Photogrammetry Lab.

Credits: 1; Coreq: SUR 3331.

Photographic printing, measurements of vertical aerial photographs, stereoscopic parallax measurement, stereoplotter mapping, project planning and close-range photogrammetric analysis.

SUR 3393 Geographic Information Systems.

Credits: 2.

GIS concepts, surveying and mapping input in GIS development, comparison of GIS systems, applications in the natural and physical sciences, engineering and planning.

SUR 3393L Geographic Information Systems Lab.

Credits: 1; Coreq: SUR 3393.

Geographic information systems, image processing, remote sensing and digitizing.

SUR 3501 Geodetic and Control Surveying.

Credits: 2; Prereq: SUR 2101C.

Geodetic instrumentation, azimuth determination by astronomy, geodetic leveling, geodetic coordinate systems and plane projections.

SUR 3501L Geodetic and Control Surveying Lab.

Credits: 1; Coreq: SUR 3501.

Geodetic instrumentation, electronic data collector, geodetic astronomy and coordinate conversions.

SUR 3520 Measurement Science.

Credits: 3; Prereq: MAC 2312, STA 2023 or STA 3032 or GEO 3162C, SUR 3641, computer program.

Theory of measurement errors, error propagation, variance and covariance, polynomial curve fitting, regression analysis, correlation and least squares adjustments.

SUR 3641 Survey Computations.

Credits: 3; Coreq: SUR 2101C.

The principles of geometry applied to surveying computations. Computer methods.

SUR 4201 Route Geometrics.

Credits: 2; Prereq: SUR 2101C, senior standing or consent of instructor.

This course includes the geometric design of transportation systems, computer applications, and a comprehensive design project. Spiral curves, superelevation theory and earthwork analysis are covered.

SUR 4201L Route Geometrics Lab.

Credits: 1; Coreq: SUR 4201.

Comprehensive route design project, computer design and drafting methods.

SUR 4350C Photogrammetric Geometronics.

Credits: 3; Prereq: SUR 3331, SUR 3520.

Precise photogrammetric measurements, camera calibration, object space coordinate systems, analytical control extension, stereoplotter mapping, digital mapping and softcopy stereoplotters.

SUR 4380 Remote Sensing.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Senior standing.

Remote sensing systems, ground truthing, image classification systems, mapping applications, applications in plant and animal science, urban planning, engineering, geology and integration into geographic information systems.

SUR 4403 Cadastral Principles.

Credits: 3; Prereq: SUR 2101C.

Cadastral systems, land boundaries, corners, and areas; writing land descriptions and identification of land parcels; legal principles of boundary location and the government land survey system.

SUR 4430 Surveying and Mapping Practice.

Credits: 3; Prereq: SUR 4403, SUR 3520.

A study of land survey practice; the lot survey; the sectional survey; the water boundary survey; office and business practices; professional standing.

SUR 4463 Subdivision Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: SUR 2322C; Coreq: SUR 4201.

Design of a medium-sized subdivision, master plan development, physical development considerations, legal requirements, comprehensive project, mock presentation and platting.

SUR 4530 Geodesy.

Credits: 3; Prereq: SUR 2101C.

Introduction to geometric and physical geodesy, ellipsoids, geodetic lines, computation of position, gravity and coordinate systems.

SUR 4531 Geodetic Positioning.

Credits: 2; Prereq: SUR 3520.

Satellite geodesy, orbit parameters, GPS observation, vector analysis and networking.

SUR 4531L Geodetic Positioning Lab.

Credits: 1; Coreq: SUR 4531.

GPS data collection, post-processing, network adjustment, analysis and report generation.

SUR 4905 Special Problems in Geomatics.

Credits: 1 to 3.

Special problems of projects in the student’s major field of study.

SUR 4912 Senior Project.

Credits: 1††; Prereq: Senior standing.

Laboratory, equipment, or literature investigations of surveying and mapping problems and concepts of current interest resulting in a written work.

SUR 4949 Co-op Work Experience.

Credits: 1; Prereq: EG classification.

TTE 4004 Transportation Engineering.

Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3400, SUR 2101C.

Survey of transportation modes; planning, design and operation of transportation systems; costs and benefits of transportation systems.

TTE 4201 Traffic Engineering.

Credits: 3; Prereq: TTE 4004.

General review of the fundamentals of traffic engineering with emphasis on field studies and data analysis.

TTE 4250 Introduction to Traffic Control.

Credits: 3; Prereq: TTE 4004

Quality of service concepts and their engineering applications. Procedures for estimating capacity and quality of service on interrupted and uninterrupted flow facilities. Methodology used in the design and analysis of traffic signal timing plans. Functional and uniformity requirements of traffic signs, signals and markings. National and state perspectives on uniformity and relationship to traffic regulations. The role of the traffic engineer in the selection, design and placement of traffic control devices.

TTE 4811 Physical Design of Transportation Elements.

Credits: 3; Prereq: SUR 2101C, CGN 3501. EG classification only.

Function and material requirements of different elements of flexible and rigid pavement systems; characterization of soils, materials, traffic loads, and environment for design; flexible and rigid pavement design; new developments.

TTE 4824 Transportation Facility Design.

Credits: 3; Prereq: TTE 4004, SUR 4201

Simulates a comprehensive design of a transportation facility, specifically an arterial-freeway interchange. Will utilize state and national level design manuals in preparation of standard plans. Will apply the theoretical background gained in supporting classes, in areas such as traffic analysis, roadway design, roadway drainage and pavement design. Some review of this material will be provided, as well as introduction of several new concepts. Teamwork skills and technical communication skills will be emphasized.

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