Lee and Arleta Bernson Student Success Center

Hours

Fall 2021

The CEGE Student Success Center (SSC) will open Monday, September 6, at 4 p.m.

The coaching schedule is posted.

Students can make appointments through TimeSlot.

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Location

102 Dillman Hall

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Involvement

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Clubs and Groups

Advisor

Julie Ross

Julie Ross

  • Academic Advisor
jzross@mtu.edu
906-487-3410
Dillman 103

About the SSC

The Lee and Arleta Bernson Student Success Center provides a collaborative environment for students and faculty in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial 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.

Fall 2021 Weekly Coaching Schedule

  Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
1–3 p.m.            

Samantha Johnson

(Civil)
MEEM 2110
MEEM 2150
ENG 2120
CEE 3202
CEE 3332
ENG 3200

3–5 p.m.        

Lauryn Roberts

(Environmental)
CEE 4504
CEE 3501
CEE 3620
CEE 4501
CEE 4502
CEE 4504
CEE 4505

4–6 p.m.

Liam Johnson

(Civil)
CEE 3332
ENG 3200
MEEM 2110
MEEM 2150

Arman Tatar

(Civil)
CEE 3202
CEE 4223
ENG 2120,
MEEM 2110
MEEM 2150

Aynaz Biniyaz

(Civil)
CEE 3810

Riley George

(Environmental)
ENG 3200
CEE 3501

 
6–8 p.m.

Theresa Passe

(Environmental)
CEE 3501
CEE 4501
CEE 3620
CEE 4502
CEE 4505
ENG 3200

Clinton Ottman

(Environmental)
CEE 4505
CEE 3501
CEE 3620
CEE 4502
CEE 4504
ENG 3200

Annika Bergstrom

(Environmental)
CEE 3620
CEE 4502
CEE 3501
CEE 4501
CEE 4505
ENG 2120

Alec Weitermann

(Civil)
CEE 3101
CEE 3202
CEE 3332
CEE 3810
CEE 3620
CEE 4223
MEEM 2110
MEEM 2150

 
  1. Bold course numbers indicate main course(s) assigned to coach
  2. Other courses are ones that the coach has completed and willing to assist with
  3. Feel free to show up when any coach is available. They may be able to help.
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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 or CMG 2120

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
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (ENG 2120 or MEEM 2150) and (MA 2320(C) or MA 2321(C) or MA 2330(C))

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
  • 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: Spring
  • 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 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
  • Pre-Requisite(s): GE 2000(C) and (MEEM 2150 or ENG 2120) and (ENG 3200 or GE 3850)

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): 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): 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): (CEE 3501 or CEE 3503) and 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): CEE 3501 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): 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): 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): CEE 3501 or CEE 3503

CEE 4506 - Sustainable Engineering

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): 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): (CEE 3501 or CEE 3503) and ENG 3200 and (CEE 4502 or CEE 4503(C))

ENG 2120 - Statics-Strength of Materials

The composition and resolution of forces and force systems, principles of equilibrium applied to various bodies, simple structures, friction, and 2nd moments of area. Intro to the mechanical behavior of materials, including calculation of stresses, strains, and deformations due to axial, torsional, and flexural loading. Uses MATLAB.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-4-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: May not be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160 and PH 2100 and ENG 1102

ENG 3200 - Thermodynamics/Fluid Mechanics

Provides engineering students with a unified understanding of the fundamental conservation laws and property accounting applied to thermodynamic and fluid dynamic systems. Topics will include but are not limited to: ideal gas behavior; heat, work, and energy; 1st and 2nd laws of thermodynamics; heat pumps; cycles; hydrostatics; Bernoulli; pipe flow and loss; and lift and drag. Uses MATLAB.

  • Credits: 4.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-4-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): CH 1112 or (CH 1150 and CH 1151) and PH 2100 and ENG 1102 and MA 2160

MEEM 2110 - Statics

Force systems in two and three dimensions. Includes composition and resolution of forces and force systems, principles of equilibrium applied to various bodies, simple structures, friction, centroids, and moments of inertia. Vector algebra used where appropriate. Prerequisite of MA2160 with a grade of C or better is required.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of For Res & Env Sci, College of Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MA 2160

MEEM 2150 - Mechanics of Materials

Introduction to mechanical behavior of materials, including stress/strain at a point, principle stresses and strains, stress-strain relationships, determination of stresses and deformations in situations involving axial loading, torsional loading of circular cross sections, and flexural loading of straight members. Also covers stresses due to combined loading and buckling of columns.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-3-0)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Restrictions: Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of For Res & Env Sci, College of Engineering
  • Pre-Requisite(s): MEEM 2110