Lee and Arleta Bernson Student Success Center

Lee and Arleta Bernson Student Success Center

The Lee and Arleta Bernson Student Success Center provides a collaborative environment for students and faculty in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. The setting is informal, making the center ideal for one-on-one discussion and small-group work.

The space is equipped with state-of-the-art presentation tools, a journal and thesis library, and round tables with comfortable seating.

The center is available for formal study groups, faculty- or student-led presentations, organized student group meetings, or informal meetings.

Courses

Coaches are prepared to assist students in the some of the following courses. Final course coaching schedules will be posted the third week of the semester.

CEE 3101 - Civil Engineering Materials

Covers properties and behavior of typical civil engineering materials, including wood, metals, aggregates, asphalt cement concrete, portland cement concrete, and composites. Laboratory exercises demonstrate selected engineering mechanics principles, including elastic, inelastic, and time-dependent material behavior. Additional topics include testing techniques, materials standards, report writing, and presentation of experimental data.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-3)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 2120 or MEEM 2150

CEE 3202 - Structural Analysis

Introduction to structural concepts and techniques for analyzing trusses, determinate and indeterminate beams, and frame structures. Apply concepts from statics and mechanics of materials to determine internal forces and deflections of structural members and systems, including loads and load paths.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Pre-Requisite(s): (ENG 2120 or MEEM 2150) and (MA 2320 or MA 2321 or MA 2330)

CEE 3332 - Fundamentals of Construction Engineering

Introduction to concepts required by professionals involved in the construction industry. Includes contracts, bidding, estimating, scheduling, cash flow, safety, labor issues, equipment ownership, and productivity.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

CEE 3401 - Transportation Engineering

Introduction to transportation in the United States, transportation mode characteristics and applications, highway geometrics and design standards, pavement design and management.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman

CEE 3501 - Environmental Engineering Fundamentals

Basic principles and calculations for environmental engineering. Covers application of mass balance, energy balance, and physical/chemical/biological principles to water and wastewater treatment, surface water quality, air quality, solid waste management, and groundwater quality.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160 and CH 1112 or (CH 1150 and CH 1151)

CEE 3503 - Environmental Engineering

Application of fundamental chemical, biological, and physical principles of environmental engineering to design and operation of systems used for water and wastewater treatment, solid waste management, air pollution control, and analysis of quality of surface water, air, and groundwater.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160 and CH 1112 or (CH 1150 and CH 1151)

CEE 3620 - Water Resources Engineering

Introduction to hydrologic engineering, including rainfall-runoff modeling and hydrologic frequency analysis. Analysis and design of hydraulic systems such as pipe networks and storm water management systems. Computational, field, and experimental laboratory sessions reinforce lectures and provide hands-on learning opportunities.
Credits: 4.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-2)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman
Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 3200 and (MA 3710(C) or ENVE 3502(C) or CE 3710(C) or CEE 3502(C) or CEE 3710(C))

CEE 3810 - Soil Mechanics for Engineers

Develops the terminology and descriptions common to the field. Studies soil compressibility, fluid flow, response to mechanical compaction, and strength as well as methods of determining geostatic stresses and stress changes due to boundary loadings. An experimental laboratory experience reinforces the lecture material.
Credits: 4.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-3)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Pre-Requisite(s): GE 2000 and (MEEM 2150 or ENG 2120) and ENG 3200

CEE 4213 - Structural Concrete Design

Introduction to design of reinforced concrete structural components. Analyze and design reinforced concrete beams, columns, and footings. Understand material behavior, limit state criteria, and practical detailing considerations. Application of the ACI 318 to cast-in-place and precast systems.
Credits: 4.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-2)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Pre-Requisite(s): CE 3202 or CEE 3202

CEE 4223 - Steel Design I

Behavior and design of structural steel members using both ASD and LRDF approaches. Covers material behavior, external loads, and the design of tension, compression, and flexural members (rolled, built-up, and composite), and simple welded and bolted connections.
Credits: 4.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-2)
Semesters Offered: Fall, Summer
Pre-Requisite(s): CE 3202 or CEE 3202

CEE 4501 - Environmental Engineering Chemical Processes

Application of chemistry, conservation principles, and mathematics to the analysis of chemical processes occurring in natural and engineered environments. Topics include acid-base phenomena, the carbonate system, precipitation/dissolution, redox chemistry, diffusion, mass transfer, and applications to engineering design.
Credits: 4.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-3)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): (ENVE 3501 or CEE 3501 or ENVE 3503 or CEE 3503) and (ENVE 3502 or CEE 3502) and ENG 3200

CEE 4502 - Wastewater Treatment Principles and Design

Principles of physical, chemical, and biological processes employed in wastewater treatment. Design of selected individual units within wastewater treatment systems.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): ENVE 3501 or CEE 3501 or ENVE 3503 or CEE 3503

CEE 4503 - Drinking Water Treatment Principles and Design

Provides an overview of the principles and design of municipal water treatment practices. Understand the physical and chemical processes employed in water treatment. Design individual unit processes with a view toward integration into complete treatment systems.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (3-0-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Pre-Requisite(s): ENVE 3501 or ENVE 3503 or CEE 3501 or CEE 3503

CEE 4504 - Air Quality Engineering and Science

Overview of air quality regulation in the U.S. and world, including basic concepts of atmospheric chemistry and transport; fugitive, point, and area emissions; principles and tradeoffs of operation and design of air pollution control systems; and application of air quality models.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): ENVE 3501 or ENVE 3503 or CEE 3501 or CEE 3503

CEE 4505 - Surface Water Quality Engineering

Develops the scientific basis for water quality management in lakes and rivers. Considers the origin, behavior, and fate of nutrients and toxic substances. Introduces engineered approaches for lake management, including mass balance modeling. Presents techniques for water quality restoration and the legal framework supporting pollution control.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-2-3)
Semesters Offered: Fall
Pre-Requisite(s): ENVE 3501 or ENVE 3503 or CEE 3501 or CEE 3503

CEE 4506 - Application of Sustainability Principles to Engineering Practice

Study of sustainability, engineering and design including systems analysis, life cycle analysis, biogeochemical cycles, energy balances, energy conservation and development, models for sustainable engineering, environmental regulations as sustainability instruments, sustainability in the build environment, and industrial ecology and compliance.
Credits: 3.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Pre-Requisite(s): ENVE 3501 or ENVE 3503 or CEE 3501 or CEE 3503

CEE 4509 - Environmental Process & Simulation

Provides a rigorous hands-on introduction to process control, laboratory and pilot-plant experimentation focused on physical, chemical and biological treatment systems used in environmental engineering.
Credits: 2.0
Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-5)
Semesters Offered: Spring
Pre-Requisite(s): (ENVE 3501 or CEE 3501 or ENVE 3503 or CEE 3503) and ENG 3200 and (ENVE 4502 or CEE 4502 and ENVE 4503 or CEE 4503)