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Undergraduate Officer
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J. Sykes, E2-2332, ext. 3776
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Undergraduate Co-ordinator
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R. Cockfield, E2-2324, ext. 3976

**CIV E 126 W,S 2C,4L/T 0.5**

**Civil Engineering Concepts
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Continuation and integration of PHYS 115, GEN E 165 and GEN
E 170. Extension and application of relevant principles of Physics (vectors,
forces, equilibrium, elasticity, fluids) and descriptive geometry (points,
lines, planes, intersections, developments). Exercises include laboratory
experiments to illustrate relation of physics principles to engineering and a
team project/experiment involving planning, conducting and reporting
results in written and oral presentations. Introduction to group dynamics.

**CIV E 127 W,S 3C,2T 0.5**

**Statics
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Basic concepts of mechanics and vectors. Statics of particles and
rigid bodies. Concepts of force systems, resultants, equilibrium, moments
and couples. Centroids and centre of gravity. Moment of inertia. Friction.
Method of virtual work. Planar and three-dimensional problems including
trusses, arches and frames.

**CIV E 204 F,W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Mechanics of Solids 1
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Stress-strain-temperature relationships. Axial tension. Thin-walled
pressure vessels. Torsion of shafts. Bending and shear in beams.

*Prereq: CIV E 127
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**CIV E 205 F,S 3C,1T 0.5**

**Mechanics of Solids 2
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Flexure. Strain Energy. Yielding and Buckling. Impact. Virtual
Work. Influence Lines.

*Prereq: CIV E 204, 221
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**CIV E 221 F,W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Advanced Calculus
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A review of Year One Calculus. Hyperbolic Functions. Partial
derivatives. Multiple integration with applications. Vector analysis,
theorems of Green and Gauss, line integrals. Elements of Fourier series.

*Prereq: MATH 118
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**CIV E 222 F,S 3C,1T 0.5**

**Differential Equations
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An introduction to linear and partial differential equations.
Standard methods of solution, applications to physical and engineering
problems, linear equations with constant coefficients, systems of
differential equations, solution by series, numerical methods, partial
differential equations. Applications from Dynamics and Vibrating Systems.

*Prereq: CIV E 221
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**CIV E 224 F,W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Probability and Statistics
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Role of Probability in engineering and decision-making under
uncertainty. Data analysis. Basic probability concepts. Probability
distributions. Functions of random variables. Estimation theory. Empirical
determination of distribution models. Regression analysis.

*Prereq: MATH 117
Antireq: M SCI 251
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**CIV E 253 F,S 3C,1L,1T 0.5**

**Geology for Engineers
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A study of earth processes and earth materials from an
engineering point of view. Topics include: mineral and rock identification,
the rock cycle, structural geology, geology of Canada, effects of water, ice
and wind. Description of aggregates used in engineering works.

**CIV E 265 F,W 3C,1T,3L 0.5**

**Structure and Properties of Materials
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A basic course in structure, behaviour and application of
engineering materials. Bonding forces. Crystalline and amorphous
structures. Structural defects. Phase transformations and equilibria.
Structures and responses of metals, ceramics and polymers. Corrosion.
Modes of deformation and failure.

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Four lab sessions
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**CIV E 280 S,F 4C,2T,2L 0.75**

**Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences
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An introduction to fluid mechanics and thermal sciences. Fluid
properties. Fluid statics. Thermodynamic principles. Bernoulli equation.
The momentum equation and applications. Laminar and turbulent flow.
Dimensionless numbers. Closed conduit flow. Pipe network analysis.
Steady flow in pipes. Heat transfer.

*Four lab sessions
Prereq: CIV E 127, 221
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**CIV E 291 F,S 1 wk fld lab 0.5**

**Survey Camp
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A one-week course in surveying. Introduction to surveying, length
measurements, levelling, transit surveys.

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Cost to each student: contact the Civil Engineering Undergraduate Office
for details.
For Civil and Geological Engineering students only.
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**CIV E 292 F,W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Engineering Economics
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An introductory course on the principles of engineering economy.
Basic concepts. Capital. Interest formulas and derivations. Annual worth
comparisons. Present worth. Return on investment. Benefit-cost ratio
depreciation. Effect of taxes.

*Prereq: MATH 117
Antireq: M SCI 261
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**CIV E 298 F,W 2S 0.0CIV E 299 S,F 2S 0.0**

**Seminar
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The engineer in society. Principles, methods and practice of Civil
Engineering. Informal lectures.

**CIV E 300 W,S 2C,5L 0.5**

**Civil Engineering Project 1
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The development of problem-solving skills utilizing the system
approach to the solution of Civil Engineering problems. Knowledge from
previous courses and work term experience are integrated in a
team/project-oriented environment. A written report and a verbal
presentation are requirements.

**CIV E 303 W,S 3C,1T 0.5**

**Structural Analysis 1
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Beams, frames, arches, trusses, cables. Statically determinate
structures. Statically indeterminate structures. Computer applications.

*Prereq: CIV E 205
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**CIV E 306 F,W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Mechanics of Solids 3
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Membrane stresses in shells. Buckling. Beams on elastic
foundations. Plane elasticity. Torsion of non-circular sections.

*Prereq: CIV E 205
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**CIV E 313 F,W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Structural Concrete Design 1
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Reinforced concrete members. Concrete and reinforcing steel
materials. Safety, loads, design criteria. Flexure, shear, combined bending
and axial force. Serviceability. One-way slabs, beams, columns,
foundations and retaining walls.

*Prereq: CIV E 303
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**CIV E 342 W,S 3C,1T 0.5**

**Transport Principles and Applications
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Introduction to basic principles and procedures of transport
planning and engineering applied to Canadian intercity transport problems.

*Prereq: CIV E 224
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**CIV E 343 F 3C,1T,1L 0.5**

**Traffic Engineering
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Theories of road capacity; Capacity and quality of service on rural
and urban roads. Traffic signals: capacity, delay, allocation and
optimization of phase times. Control of combinations and networks of
signals. Application of assignment in traffic models.

*Prereq: CIV E 224, 342
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**CIV E 344 F 3C,1T 0.5**

**Urban Transport Planning
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The course develops a number of standard methods for predicting
travel in urban areas. General characteristics of urban travel and urban
transport systems are presented along with a discussion of typical issues
pertaining to urban areas. Methods used to evaluate alternatives and resolve
issues are presented. These include trip generation, trip distribution and
mode split.

*Prereq: CIV E 224, 342
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**CIV E 353 W,S 3C,1T,2L 0.5**

**Geotechnical Engineering 1
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An introduction to geologic processes. Subsurface exploration.
Classification systems. Weight-Volume relationships. Soil mechanics
principles including state of stress, ground water flow, consolidation and
shear strength.

*Six lab sessions
Prereq: CIV E 204, 253
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**CIV E 354 F,W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Geotechnical Engineering 2
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Foundation engineering. Earth pressure theories. Retaining walls.
Anchors. Shallow and deep foundations. Braced trenches and excavations.
Slope stability.

*Prereq: CIV E 353
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**CIV E 375 W,S 3C,1T,2L 0.5**

**Water Quality Engineering
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Water sources and use. Chemical units. Introduction to
environmental fate. Water quality management. Characteristics of water:
water analysis, physical parameters, chemical and bacteriological
parameters. Simple mathematical models for physical systems: introduction
to treatment systems, reaction kinetics, reactors, conservation of mass, and
transport in the natural environment. Biodegradable waste disposal in
streams, sedimentation and biological treatment theory, and design
principles.

*Six lab sessions
Prereq: CH E 102, CIV E 280
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**CIV E 381 F,W 3C,1T,1L 0.5**

**Hydraulics
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Energy, momentum and continuity equations for open channel
flow. Dimensional analysis and modelling. Design of lined and unlined
open channels. Water profile computations. Bridge and culvert hydraulics.
Hydraulic structures and energy dissipators. Pumping stations. Water
hammer.

*Four lab sessions.
Prereq: CIV E 280 or equivalent
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**CIV E 398 W,S 2S 0.0CIV E 399 F,W 2S 0.0**

**Seminar
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The engineer in society. Principles, methods and practice of Civil
Engineering. Informal lectures.

**CIV E 400 F,S 1C,7L 0.5**

**Civil Engineering Project 2
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The purpose is to provide the students with an opportunity to
demonstrate their capacity to engage in the practice of civil engineering as
a profession. Groups of students are encouraged to identify and resolve a
problem within the scope of their chosen area of specialization utilizing
knowledge gained from their academic and employment experiences. A
written report and a verbal presentation are requirements.

*Antireq: ENV E 430
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**CIV E 401 W 4T 0.5**

**Civil Engineering Project 3
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An independent or team project dealing with engineering design
or research, under the direction and with the consent of a faculty member.

**CIV E 403 F,S 3C,1T 0.5**

**Structural Analysis 2
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Advanced structural analysis of planar and space frameworks;
linear and nonlinear behaviour. Computer Applications.

*Prereq: CIV E 303
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**CIV E 404 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Structural Analysis 3
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Approximate methods of analysis for a variety of structural
forms. Application of approximate techniques to beams, building frames,
shear wall structures, plates, buckling and vibration problems.
Approximate structural design.

*Prereq: CIV E 313, 413
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**CIV E 405 W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Structural Dynamics
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Dynamics of continuous and discretized structures. Free and
forced vibrations of single and multidegree of freedom systems. Impact,
earthquake loads, wind loads. Vibration of beams, frames, structural
systems.

*Prereq: CIV E 222, 303
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**CIV E 407 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Building Science and Technology
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The building process. Loadings: gravity, wind, thermal, moisture,
fire. Enclosure design: walls, windows, roof. Subgrade construction.
Energy related considerations.

*Prereq: CIV E 313, 413, 414 or consent of instructor
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**CIV E 413 F,S 3C,1T 0.5**

**Structural Steel Design
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Structural steel members. Limit states design, loads, materials.
Design of tension and compression members, beams and beam-columns.
Plate girders. Connections. Fatigue.

*Prereq: CIV E 303
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**CIV E 414 S,F 3C,1T 0.5**

**Structural Concrete Design 2
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Reinforced concrete members and structures. Torsion. Slender
columns, walls, continuous beams, floor systems. Prestressed concrete.

*Prereq: CIV E 313
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**CIV E 415 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Structural Systems
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Geometries, loads, safety and serviceability, structural
idealizations. Building design and bridge design. Proportioning of
components and structures in concrete, steel, masonry and wood.

*Prereq: CIV E 313, 413, 414
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**CIV E 422 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Finite Element Analysis
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This course focuses on the development of the basic fundamentals
of the finite element method with applications in fluid flow, mass transport,
solid mechanics and structures. Topics include: discrete problems, matrix
methods, variational principle, method of weighted residuals, element
shapes, and interpolation functions.

*Prereq: CIV E 222, 303
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**CIV E 440 W 3C,1T 0.5**

**Transport Systems Analysis
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Introduction to basic concepts of transport systems analysis:
systems analysis framework, accounting methods, experimental design
techniques, decision theory, basic approaches to simulation modelling. The
emphasis is on development of methods of analysis for application to
selected case studies in the transport sector.

*Prereq: CIV E 342
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**CIV E 442 W 3C,1L 0.5**

**Pavement Structural Design
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Pavement design, soil identification, subgrade design, base
courses, flexible pavement design, design and testing of asphaltic concrete
mixes, surface treatments.

*Prereq: CIV E 353
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**CIV E 454 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Geotechnical Engineering 3
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Simulation of geotechnical consulting practice. Students are
required to complete several projects, based on actual case studies, which
require problem identification, evaluation of geotechnical data, analysis,
design and report preparations.

*Prereq: CIV E 353, 354
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**CIV E 460 F 3C,2T 0.5**

**Orthopaedic Bioengineering
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Introduction of engineering technology to the field of
orthopaedics. Specific topics deal with the repair and reconstruction of
portions of the musculoskeletal system affected by trauma or pathological
response. Primary study is directed toward the skeletal joints and major
load carrying structures.

*Prereq: CIV E 204, 265
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**CIV E 472 F,S 3C,1T,1L 0.5**

**Wastewater Treatment
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Introduction to wastewater treatment. Wastewater quantity.
Wastewater characteristics. Primary treatment. Secondary treatment.
Sludge treatment and disposal. Industrial wastewater management. Design
project.

*Prereq: CIV E 375
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**CIV E 473 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Contaminant Transport
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Mathematical modelling of transport phenomena in rivers,
estuaries and lakes. Data collection and analysis. Thermal pollution. Non-
point source contributions to pollution. Management problems. Ecological
modelling.

*Prereq: CIV E 375
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**CIV E 483 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Design of Urban Water Systems
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Design of water supply and distribution systems. Design of waste
and storm water collection systems. Storm water management. The course
consists of 24 hours of lectures and a subdivision design project. The
emphasis is on computer aided design and sustainability, using commonly
used software packages.

*Prereq: CIV E 375, 381 and 486
Antireq: ENV E 431
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**CIV E 486 S,F 3C,1T 0.5**

**Hydrology
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Basic components of the hydrologic cycle. Introduction to
frequency analysis and time series analysis. Rainfall-runoff relationships.
Unit hydrograph theory. Hydrologic and hydraulic routing. Introduction to
hydrologic design: design storms and storm water management. Rural and
urban simulation models.

*Prereq: CIV E 224
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**CIV E 491 W 3C 0.5**

**Engineering Law
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General introduction to Law and Common Law legal systems.
Formation of contracts. Effect of mistakes on contracts. Interpretation of
contracts. Breach of contracts. Legal remedies. Scope and content of
technical specifications. Sale of goods. Introduction of the law of agency.
The tort of negligence. Professional negligence. Some aspects of restrictive
trade practices. Introduction to Patent Law. Ethical aspects of professional
practice.

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Restricted to 4B Civil and Geological Engineering students
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**CIV E 493 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Engineering in the Canadian North
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Terrain features and permafrost. Thermal deformation
characteristics of frozen and unfrozen soils. Thaw of permafrost and
settlement. Ice and snow construction. Buildings and foundation design.
Water, wastewater and waste disposal. Ice motion. Policy issues.
Transportation in the North.

**CIV E 496 W 2C,2T 0.5**

**Construction Engineering
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Introduction to project/construction management - network
methods, critical path, crashing, resource allocation and levelling. Earth
moving and heavy construction. Building construction methods. Contract
construction.

**CIV E 498 S,F 2S 0.0CIV E 499 W 2S 0.0**

The engineer in society. Principles, methods and practice of Civil Engineering. Informal lectures.

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