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Undergraduate Course Cirriculum

EGCE 201 Statics (3 units)
Prerequisites: Math 150B and Physics 225.
Description: Vectorial treatment of statics of particles and rigid bodies. Freebody diagrams. Applications to problems of equilibrium (two and three dimensions) of structural and mechanical force systems. Trusses, frames and machines. Friction problems. Centroids and moments of inertia

EGCE 206 Computer-Aided Architectural and Civil Engineering Drafting (1 unit)
Prerequisite: None
Description: Architectural and civil engineering drawing with the aid of computer-aided drafting techniques; grading plans, engineering drawings (including standard structural, electrical and hydraulic details) of buildings, bridges, dams and civil engineering structures. Bill of Materials.

EGCE 214 Engineering Surveying (2 units)
Co-requisite: EG-CE 214L
Description: Basis of plane surveying. Distance measurement using tapes and EDM. Levelling. Measurement of angles and directions. Traverse and topographic survey and computations. Applications in highway curves, construction surveys and land surveys. Principles of stadia.

EGCE 214L Engineering Surveying Laboratory (1 unit)
Co-requisite: EG-CE 214
Description: Field practice of measurement of distance, difference of elevation, and horizontal and vertical angles using tapes, EDM, automatic levels, theodolites and total stations.

EGCE 301 Mechanics of Materials (3 units)
Prerequisites: Math 250A and EG-CE 201
Description: Stress and deformation analysis for axial load, torsion, flexure, and combined forces. Analysis of simple statically indeterminate structures. Deflection and stress analysis of beams. Stability of columns. Strain energy & ultimate resistance. Interactive relationships between analysis & design.

EGCE 302 Dynamics (3 units)
Prerequisites: Math 250A and EG-CE 201
Description: Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies, kinetics of rigid bodies in three dimension, Newton's laws, work and energy, impulse and momentum. Solution of problems using vector approach.

EGCE 324 Soil Mechanics (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 301.
Description: Soil properties and soil action as related to problems encountered in engineering structures; consolidation, shear strength, stability and lateral earth pressures.

EGCE 324L Soil Mechanics Laboratory (1 unit)
Prerequisites: English 101 and EG-CE 324
Description: Behavior and properties of soils. Application to foundation design, liquefaction and seepage.

EGCE 325 Structural Analysis (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 301.
Description: Analysis of forces and displacements in statically determinate and indeterminate elastic structures by force and displacement methods. Approximate methods of analysis. Influence lines and applications. Matrix formulation of structural analysis and computer applications. Introduction to structural design.

EGCE 325L Structural Analysis Laboratory (1 unit)
Prerequisites: English 101 and EG-CE 325.
Description: Principles of model analysis and similitude. Influence lines for reactive and internal forces; generalized displacements of statically indeterminate structures. Nonprismatic members

EGCE 330 Computer Applications in Civil Engineering (3 units)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 324 and 325.
Description: Application of computer programming to the solution of analytical and design problems in various branches of Civil Engineering.

EGCE 377 Civil Engineering Materials Laboratory (1 unit)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 324 and 325.
Description: Behavior and properties of most common materials, e.g. steel, concrete, wood, masonry and asphalt. Mix design of asphalt and concrete. Determination of strain and stress using strain gages. Specimen testing according to ASTM. Material properties determination. Safety, reliability, and design considerations.

EGCE 401 Engineering Economy and Civil Engineering Professional Practice (3 units)
Prerequisite: Junior (or) Senior standing
Description: Development, evaluation and presentation of alternatives for engineering systems, projects using principles of eng. Economy, cost benefit analysis. Career opportunities in private sectors & government. Office, field practice. Professional growth, development, social & ethical responsibilities & need for life-long learning

EGCE 408 Reinforced Concrete Design (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 325
Description: Design for bending, shear, axial force, torsion and combined loading. Beam, columns, slab and foundation design for ultimate strength and serviceability requirements. Prestressed concrete design. Safety, reliabilityy and cost considerations. Design project conforming to latest ACI code. Professional computer program.

EGCE 411 Structural Dynamics (3 units)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 325 and EG-GN 308.
Description: Free and forced vibrations of discrete and continuous systems. Matrix formulation and normal coordinates analysis. Response of structures to impulse and earthquake loads. Application to structural design problems and comparison with code prescribed forces.

EGCE 418 Foundation Design (3 units)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 324 and 408.
Description: Design of footings and retaining walls. Mat and piled foundations for structures. Design project to standards of professional practice using latest codes and standards. Consideration for safety, reliability and cost.

EGCE 428 Engineering Hydraulics (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 302.
Description: Incompressible fluid flow in closed conduits and open channels. Hydrostatics, energy, and hydraulic grade lines. Momentum, friction formulas, pipelines, uniform flow, and water surface profiles. Design of pipes and open channels. Computer solutions.

EGCE 428L Engineering Hydraulics Laboratory (1 unit)
Prerequisites: English 101 and EG-CE 428.
Description: Introduction to experimental hydraulics in open channel and pipe flows including measurements of discharge, depth, velocity, force and friction coefficients. Hydraulic model laws and report writing.

EGCE 430 Structural Steel Design (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 325
Description: Design for bending, torsion, shear, axial forces, combined loadings. Design of built-up girders, composite construction. Design of shear and moment connections. Design project using professional practice standards. LRFD method. Safety, reliability and cost considerations. Professional computer program.

EGCE 431L Advanced Structural Laboratory (1 unit)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 325L and either EG-CE 408 or EG-CE 430.
Description: Fundamentals of earthquake engineering and soil structure interaction; design of lateral bracing for model buildings.

EGCE 432 Computer-Aided Design in Structural Engineering (3 units)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 206, EG-CE 324 and EG-CE 325
Description: Application of computer-aided design techniques with automated graphics to the design of civil engineering structures. Design project to the standards of professional practice.

EGCE 435 Design of Hydraulic Structures (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 428
Description: Applications of hydraulic principles to design of various structures including spillways, energy dissipators, outlet works, storm drains, culverts and water distribution systems. Use of computers in design process.

EGCE 436 Engineering Hydrology (3 units)
Co-requisite: EG-CE 428
Description: Hydrologic cycle with applications to hydrologic design of engineering structures. Rainfall, stream flow, ground water, surface runoff, hydrographs, flood routing, frequency distributions and design hydrographs.

EGCE 441 Environmental Engineering (3 units)
Prerequisite: Biology 101 or Chem 115
Description: Planning and control of the environment; wastewater treatment and disposal; solid waste management; air pollution; radiation protection; housing and residential environment.

EGCE 463 Precast and Prestressed Concrete Design (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 408
Description: Prestressed concrete design and analysis for conventional and lateral loading. Design of reinforced and prestressed structural and architectural elements. Safety and economy. Connection design for earthquake and wind loadings. Design projects using professional practice standards including latest codes.

EGCE 463L Precast and Prestressed Concrete Design Lab (1 unit)
Prerequisites:EG-CE 408 and EG-CE 463
Description: Behavior of prestressed and reinforced concrete beams subjected to the different types of loadings. Observation of elastic and ultimate strength behavior, deflection crack propagation and collapse. Observation of prestressing operation and camber.

EGCE 465 Planning and Control of Engineering Construction Projects (3 units)
Prerequisites: senior standing.
Description: Overview of construction project management; construction scheduling fundamentals: bar charts, CPM, PERT; schedule control: manual vs. computer systems, reports, schedule maintenance; cost control: code of accounts, control base, budgets, forecasting, reports, computer systems; applications in construction projects.

EGCE 466 Public Transit Systems Planning and Operations (3 units)
Prerequisite: senior standing in Civil Engineering.
Description: Urban passenger transportation modes, paratransit, special modes, vehicles characteristics and motion, highway transit mode, rail transit mode new concepts, transit system performance (capacity, productivity, efficiency and utilization, organization and financing).

EGCE 468 Engineering Construction (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 408 or equivalent.
Co-requisite: EG-CE 418.
Description: Engineering construction planning equipment and methods. Construction management. Critical path method. Construction of buildings, bridges, highways, foundations and dams. Consideration for safety and reliability.

EGCE 481 Solid Waste Technology and Management (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 441 or equivalent.
Description: Process dynamics and kinetics; thermal, physical, chemical and biological treatment operations; immobilization process; residual management and treatment process train selection.

EGCE 482 Liquid Waste Technology and Management (3 units)
Prerequisite: EG-CE 441 or equivalent.
Description: Process dynamics; reactions and kinetics; reactor engineering and process design; pretreatment operations and physical, chemical and biological treatment operations; residual management and treatment process train selection.

EGCE 493 Structural Systems for Buildings (3 units)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 408 or 430.
Co-requisite: EG-CE 418.
Description: Building structural concepts and systems and their behavior under loads. Foundation systems. Roof, floor, wall systems. Construction safety and cost considerations. Design project to standards of professional practice. Use of latest building codes and standards and computer application. (2 hours lecture and 3 hours laboratory)

EGCE 494 Design of Civil Engineering Structures (3 units)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 408 and 430
Co-requisites: EG-CE 418 and 494L.
Description: Timber, reinforced masonry, reinforced concrete and steel design. Use of Uniform Building Code and standards. Design of buildings and bridges. Design projects to standards of professional practice. Reliability, safety and cost consideration. Computer application. (2 hours lecture; 3 hours laboratory)

EGCE 494L Civil Engineering Structural Laboratory (1 unit)
Co-requisite: EG-CE 494.
Description: Design of bridges according to AASHTO code. Design project to the standards of professional practice. (3 hours laboratory)

EGCE 496 Architectural Design (3 units)
Prerequisites: EG-CE 408 or 430 or senior standing
Description: History of architectural design. Systems based design process: aesthetic, functional, environmental, and behavioral aspects. Urban planning and design. Case studies. Architectural design project to the standards of professional practice.

EGCE 497 Senior Projects (1-3 units)
Prerequisites: senior standing in engineering and formal approval by adviser and department Chair.
Description: Independent design projects. Formal report to be submitted after completion of project work.

EGCE 499 Independent Study (1-3 units)
Prerequisites: senior standing in engineering and formal approval by adviser and department Chair.
Description: Special topics in civil engineering. Formal report to be submitted after completion of independent study.