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CEE Course List

Below is a list of approved courses that the Department offers. In addition to these courses, the Department teaches a number of courses and seminars on new or cutting edge topics that are currently in the process of formal course approval or are one-time offerings. The courses are offered under omnibus numbers (407/507/607 Seminar and 410/510/610 Selected Topics). Please see the PSU Schedule for the current list of all upcoming courses, including the new courses.

CE 046 - PROF ENGR REVIEW - CIVIL 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 047 - EIT EXAM REVIEW
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 111 - CEE INTRO Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) through interaction with practicing professionals, upper class mentors, and professors in CEE. This course will consider the history, ethical concepts, sustainability issues, and communication in CEE. Lectures and laboratory. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 111L - CEE INTRO LAB Lab for CE 111. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 112 - CEE COMPUTATIONS Computational techniques in Civil and Environmental Engineering. Development of mathematical techniques to solve engineering problems. Use of statistical and graphical techniques to present engineering data. Introduction to data visualization and computer programming techniques in engineering. Lectures and laboratory. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 112L - CEE COMPUTATIONS LAB Lab for CE 112. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 115 - CIVIL ENG DRAW & SPATIAL ANALY The graphic language applied to civil engineering. Projection systems. Multiview and pictorial representation. Introduction to computer assisted drawing software, geographic information systems and spatial analysis. Lecture and laboratory. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 115L - CIVIL ENG DR/SPTL ANALY LAB Lab for CE 115 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 199 - SPECIAL STUDIES (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 211 - PLANE SURVEY-MAPPING An introductory analytical treatment of the principles of engineering measurements applied to plane surveys. Origin of datums, random error, observation systems, computations, nonrigorous adjustments, and topographic mapping. Computer applications. Prerequisite: Mth 251. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 212 - FIELD PROB PLANE SUR CE 212: Care and operation of plane survey instruments. Field projects in testing instrumental adjustment and executing basic survey circuits. CE 213: Development and completion of a topographic map by field method. CE 214: Layout of a route design; adjustment of optical instruments. Elementary field astronomy. This is the first course in a sesquence of three: CE 212, CE 213, and CE 214. Prerequisite: CE 211 concurrently. 
1.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 213 - FIELD PROB PLANE SUR CE 212: Care and operation of plane survey instruments. Field projects in testing instrumental adjustment and executing basic survey circuits. CE 213: Development and completion of a topographic map by field method. CE 214: Layout of a route design; adjustment of optical instruments. Elementary field astronomy. This is the second course in a sesquence of three: CE 212, CE 213, and CE 214. Prerequisite: CE 211 concurrently. 
1.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 214 - FIELD PROB PLANE SUR CE 212: Care and operation of plane survey instruments. Field projects in testing instrumental adjustment and executing basic survey circuits. CE 213: Development and completion of a topographic map by field method. CE 214: Layout of a route design; adjustment of optical instruments. Elementary field astronomy. This is the third course in a sesquence of three: CE 212, CE 213, and CE 214. Prerequisite: CE 211 concurrently. 
1.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 315 - CIVIL & ENV ENGR PROFESSION Introduction to civil and environmental engineering (CEE) practice in structural, environmental, geotechnical, and transportation engineering. Overview of education, training, research, and employment opportunities for each area of CEE. Engineering registration and ethics. Prerequisite: junior standing in CEE. 
1.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 321 - CEE MATERIALS Introduction to structure and properties of civil engineering materials such as steel, asphalt, cement, concrete, soil, wood and polymers. Laboratory tests include evaluation of behavior of these materials under a wide range of conditions. Lectures and laboratory. Prerequisite: EAS 212. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 321L - LAB FOR CE 321 Lab for CE 321. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 324 - ELEM STRUCTURAL ANLY Loads on structures as dictated in various codes and specification; load flow through a structural system and tributary areas; methods of analysis of statistically determinate planar trusses, beams, and frames; concepts of stability and indeterminacy; axial, shear, and bending moment; calculations of displacements and rotations by virtual work, Castigliano's theorem for trusses, beams and frames; computer analysis of structures using an existing commercial program. Prerequisites: EAS 212 and Mth 254. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 325 - INDETERMINATE STRUCTURES Analysis of indeterminate structures by force and displacement methods; consistent deformations and the theorem of least work; slope deflection; moment distribution including sway; approximate methods. Prerequisite: CE 324. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 341 - SOIL CLASS PRPRTIES Determination and interpretation of significant engineering properties and behavior of soils; selected application in mechanics of foundations and earth structures. Three lectures; one 3-hour laboratory period. Prerequisite: CE 321. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 341L - SOIL CLASS PROP LB Lab for CE 341 Soil Classification and Properties. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 345 - ENVIRONMENTAL SOIL MECHANICS Introduction to the description, classification and significant engineering properties of soils for environmental majors. Emphasis on index properties, permeability and flow nets. Prerequisites: EAS 212. 
2.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 345L - ENVIRONEMENTAL SOIL MECH LAB Lab for CE 345. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 351 - INTRO TRANSPORTATION ENGR A study of engineering problems associated with the planning and design of urban and intercity transportation with emphasis on systems approach to problem definition and solution. Vehicle operational characteristics and traffic control devices for land, air, and water, data collection methods and development of transportation models for the establishment of design criteria for transportation structures. Prerequisites: Stat 451 and junior standing in engineering. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 361 - FLUID MECHANICS Properties of fluid; fluid statics; fluid dynamics; control volume and Reynolds transport theorem; conservation of mass, momentum and energy; differential analysis; rotational and irrotational flows, non-viscous and viscous flows, Navier Stokes equations. 3 units Lecture and 1 unit laboratory. Prerequisites: EAS 215 and Mth 256. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 361L - FLUID MECHANICS LAB Lab for CE 361 Fluid Mechanics. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 362 - ENGINEERING HYDRAULICS Application of the principles of fluid mechanics to flow in closed conduits, turbomachinary and open channels. Topics include flow resistance, laminar and turbulent flow and introduction to boundary layer theory; flow in pressurized closed conduits including pipes in series and parallel; turbomachinary including pump systems and turbines; uniform and non-uniform flow in open channels, gradually and rapid varied flow; dimensional analysis and similitude. 3 units lecture and 1 unit laboratory. Prerequisites: CE 361. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 362L - HYDRAULICS LAB Lab for CE 362 Hydraulics. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate

CE 364 - WATER RESOURCES ENGR Principles of hydrology and hydraulic engineering applied to water supply systems design. Collection and distribution, pump stations, water quality and treatment, economic considerations. Prerequisite: CE 362. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 371 - ENVIRONMENTAL ENGR Effect of air, land, and water pollutants on environment. Transport and fate of pollutants in environment. Flow and mass balances of reactors. Reaction kinetics. Mathematical modeling of water quality in rivers, lakes, and estuaries. Water and wastewater treatment processes. Air quality management. Solid waste management. Prerequisite: CE 361. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 399 - SPECIAL STUDIES (Credit to be arranged.) 
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 399L - SPECIAL STUDIES LAB Special studies lab. (Credit to be arranged.) 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 401 - RESEARCH (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 403 - HONORS THESIS (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 404 - COOPERATIVE EDUC (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 12.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 405 - READING & CONFERENCE (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 406 - SPECIAL PROJECTS (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 407 - SEMINAR (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 410 - SELECTED TOPICS (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
0.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 414 - TRANSPORTATION SEMINAR This weekly seminar features a different speaker each week covering various topics in transportation research and practice. The topics cover all modes of transportation, with a focus on current practice. Course is cross-listed course with USP. This course may be taken for credit up to three times. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 514. 
1.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate

CE 417 - TIMBER DESIGN Design of solid and glued-laminated beams, columns and arches; shear walls and diaphragms; connections; design provisions for wind and seismic forces.Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 517 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 325 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 419 - BRIDGE ENGINEERING Introduction to analysis and design of short to medium span highway bridges, including load descriptions, analysis and design procedures outlined in AASHTO Load Resistance Factor Design specifications. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 519 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 420 - ADV MECH OF MATERIAL

Advanced studies in mechanics of materials including fundamentals of elasticity, phenomenological material behavior, and theories of failure. Timoshenko beam theory, stress functions, shear stresses, unsymmetrical sections, and beams on elastic foundations. Thick-walled cylinders; approximate methods. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 520 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: EAS 212, Mth 256 or equivalent. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 421 - ANLYS FRAMED STRUCTS Generalized analysis of multi-story and irregular structural framework with classical methods; analysis of arches, curved beams and frames with nonprismatic members. Energy methods with introduction to matrix methods. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 521 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 423 - VIBRATN AN-STRUC ENG Fundamentals of vibration theory; applications in structural engineering. Free, forced, and transient vibration of single and multi-degrees of freedom systems including damping, normal modes, coupling, and normal coordinates. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 523 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: EAS 212 and Mth 261. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 431 - STABILITY STRUCTURES Study of elastic and inelastic flexural buckling of bars and frames; use of energy methods and successive approximations; bracing of columns and frames; torsional, lateral-torsional, and local buckling. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 531 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 432/532, Mth 261 or equivalent. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 432 - STRUC STEEL DSG-LRFD Design of components of steel structures based on load and resistance factor design method. Prerequisites: CE 321, CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 433 - COLD FORMED STEEL DESIGN Design of cold-formed steel beams, columns, beam-columns, cylindrical tubular members, and connections based on the Allowable Stress Design (ASD) and the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methods of the AISI specification. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 533 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 432/532. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 434 - PRIN REIN CONCRETE Loads, load factors and structural safety, ultimate strength analysis; short column behavior, design of simple and continuous beams; one-way slabs; serviceability and detailing requirements with reference to current codes. Prerequisites: CE 321, 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 435 - DESGN REIN CONC STRUCT Development and splicing of reinforcement; design of long columns, retaining walls, footings, and slabs with reference to current codes; lateral loads; laboratory demonstration of beam and column behavior. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 535 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 434. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 436 - MASONRY DESIGN Materials of construction; design of masonry elements, lateral load resisting systems, and connections with reference to current codes. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 536 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 434. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 437 - TIMBER DESIGN Design of solid and glued-laminated structural members including arches, connections, plywood components, and diaphragms; design provisions for lateral forces. Prerequisite: CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 438 - DSG COMPOSITE STRUCT

Design of composite steel-concrete members based on allowable stress design and load and resistance factor design methods. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 538 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 432/532. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 440 - GEOSYN INFRA ENG Testing and design with polymer-based geosynthetic products in and on soil for the civil infrastructure. Strength-based design applications are introduced with design-by-function principles, and product approval for transportation, structural, and geotechnical disciplines. Use of geotextiles, geogrids, and geo-composites in slopes, mechanically stabilized earth retaining walls, pavement subgrades, and overlays. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 540 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 444. 
2.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 442 - IN SITU TEST-SOIL Introduction to field behavior of soils related to engineering properties; site investigation procedures and in situ testing. Development of fundamental analytical solution techniques for engineering with soil, the use and limitations of elasticity assumptions. Three lectures, one 3- hour laboratory period. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 542 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 341. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 443 - INTRO SEIS/SITE EVAL Earthquakes and exploration seismology, the origin and occurrence of earthquakes, nature and propagation of seismic waves in the earth, earthquakes as a hazard to life and property. Uses of reflection and refraction exploration seismology, borehole velocity measurements, seismic remote sensing, and direct measurement techniques. Earthquake hazard assessment including liquefaction, ground failure, and site amplification. Techniques for evaluating the susceptibility, potential, and severity of the hazards and other science and engineering applications. This course is the same as G 475/575; course may be taken only once for credit. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 543 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: senior/graduate standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 444 - GEOTECHNICAL DESIGN Effect of soil conditions upon the behavior and choice of type of foundation; study of earth pressure theories; design of foundations and earth-retaining structures. Prerequisite: CE 341. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 445 - GEO-ENV ENGR W/GEOSYN

Application of polymer-based geosynthetic products for geo-environmental and municipal engineering including landfills, soil erosion control, filters, and drains. Testing, design, and product selection for hydraulic, degradation, and chemical stability properties. Introduction to reliability, endurance, and design life with reference to RCRA, ESA, and EPA laws. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 545 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 341. 
2.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 450 - TRANSPORT SAFETY ANALYSIS Incorporating safety in highway engineering and transportation planning that includes highway design, operation, and maintenance, as well as human factors, statistical analysis, traffic control and public policy. Design concepts of intersections, interchanges, signals, signs and pavement markings; analyzing data sets for recommendations and prioritization; principles of driver and vehicle characteristics in relation to the roadway. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 550 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 453 - FREIGHT TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Components and performance characteristics of the U.S. freight transportation system, with emphasis on data needs, planning, design, and operation of the entire supply chain. Discussion of impact of freight on passenger transportation system and economy. Modal emphasis includes freight rail, motor freight, ocean freight, and air freight. Terminal operations. Roles of public and private actors in freight system. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 553 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 454 - URBAN TRANSPORT SYS Urban street patterns and transportation demand, highway capacity analysis, process of urban transport planning, travel-demand forecasting and its application to traffic studies. Development of transport models, multiple regression analysis, models of land use and trip generations, stochastic trip distribution models, applications and case studies. Route assignment analysis and traffic flow theory. Prerequisite: CE 351. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 455 - INTELLIGENT TRANSP SYSTEMS Introduction to intelligent transportation systems, including enabling surveillance, navigation, communications, and computer technologies. Application of technologies for monitoring, analysis, evaluation, and prediction of transportation system performance. Intervention strategies, costs and benefits, safety, human factors, institutional issues, and case studies. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 555 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. CE 454 recommended. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 456 - TRAFFIC ENGINEERING Traffic system components, traffic stream characteristics, traffic studies and data collection, volume studies, speed, travel-time, delay and pedestrian studies, capacity analysis, freeway systems, weaving sections, ramp junctions, rural highways, signalized and unsignalized intersections, signal coordination, arterial operations, and access management. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 556 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 454. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 457 - PAVEMENT DESIGN Pavement structure classification and components, wheel loads and design factors, stresses in flexible pavements, subgrade strength and evaluation, design methods, material characteristics, stresses in rigid pavements, design of concrete pavements, joints and reinforcement, condition surveys. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 557 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 458 - PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYS Performance characteristics of public transportation systems, with emphasis on urban systems. Planning, design, and operational issues related to public transportation systems. Emerging technologies. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 558 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. CE 454 recommended. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 459 - TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS Operation, modeling, and control of unscheduled and scheduled transportation modes; elementary traffic flow concepts; flow, density and speed; scheduling; route and bottleneck capacities; networks; data interpretation; analysis techniques; diagrams; simulation queuing; optimization. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 559 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. CE 454 recommended. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 462 - TRAFFIC ENG APPL & SGNL TIMING Theory and practice of traffic signal timing. Focuses on terms associated with signal timing, relating practice in the field with analysis completed using the Highway Capacity Manual and other traffic engineering software. A significant portion of the class is focused on applications, specifically focused on multimodal applications. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 562 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 351. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 463 - TRANSPORTATION OPTIMIZATION Introduction to mathematical modeling techniques including linear programming, integer programming, basic network models (network flows and shortest paths), and their application to transportation and logistics problems. Focus on civil engineering systems and applications on transportation and logistics problems. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 563 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CEE senior standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 464 - HYDROL-HYDRAUL MODEL Development and application of deterministic and statistical models for hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and design. Presentation of hydrologic processes and development of hydrologic models related to rainfall-runoff including precipitation, infiltration, evapotranspiration, watershed and channel routing. Statistical analysis procedures for hydrologic data including estimation of rainfall and flood frequency. Application of HEC-HMS to model streamflow including model calibration and verification. Modeling steady flow in rivers using HEC-RAS. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 564 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 362. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 467 - HYDROL-HYDRAUL DES Application of hydrologic and hydraulic principles to selected topics in hydrologic and hydraulic design. Topics include risk-based design of hydraulic structures, design of culverts, flood profile computation and flood plain management, design of reservoirs. Design of spillways including development of design flood hydrograph and hydraulic design, design of energy dissipation works. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 567 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 464/ 564 or knowledge of HEC 1 and HEC 2. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 468 - SOIL & GROUNDWATER RESTORATN Methods for restoring contaminated soil and groundwater; Factors and processes influencing the efficacy of remediation systems. Emphasis on the scientific principles upon which soil and groundwater remediation is based. Containment, pump and treat, cosolvents and surfactants, soil venting, in-situ physical and chemical treatment. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 568 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: senior/grad standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 469 - SUBSURFACE HYDROLOGY Basic principles of aqueous flow in the subsurface, emphasizing the importance of groundwater as a resource. Hydrologic cycle, history of groundwater usage, aquifer classification and properties, Darcy’s experiments and Law, hydraulic head and potential, porosity and permeability, transmissivity and storativity, heterogeneity and anisotropy, saturated vs. unsaturated subsurface flow, and hydraulics of pumping wells (drawdown, flow in confined and unconfined aquifers, steady-state vs. transient flow, slug tests, and aquifer-test design). Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 569 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites:senior/graduate standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 474 - UNIT OP ENVIRON ENGR Unit operations of water and wastewater treatment; pretreatment; sedimentation, filtration, aeration, disinfection, sludge treatment and disposal, advanced waste-water treatment processes. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 574 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 479 - TOXICS IN ENVIRON Chemical, physical, and biological principles that govern the behavior of toxic materials such as heavy metals and synthetic organic compounds in the environment. Course emphasizes practical ways to represent chemical processes in models of pollutant behavior. Topics include: adsorption of pollutants on soils and sediments; transport across sediment-water and air-water interfaces; bioamplification of pollutants; multiphase fugacity models of organics; case studies of contaminated surface water, sediment and groundwater. This course is the same as ESR 479/579; course may be taken only once for credit. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 579 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: senior or graduate standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 480 - CHEM OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS The fate and transport-related behavior of toxic compounds in the environment. Classification, nomenclature, examples of anthropogenic compounds, and case studies. Introducing the physical and chemical processes associated with air-water exchange, organic-liquid exchange, sorption processes, chemical transformations, and bioaccumulation. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 580 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: Ch 221; Ch 222 recommended. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 481 - THE COLUMBIA RIVER AS A SYSTEM Explores the climate and hydrologic processes that shape the Columbia River basin ecosystem, and relates these processes to the basin’s management context. The geographic scope includes the watershed, the mainstem and its reservoirs, major tributaries, the tidal river below Bonneville Dam, the estuary, the Columbia plume, and coastal waters that interact with the plume. Lectures and outside speakers will present or discuss vital issues in contemporary Columbia Basin management, along with relevant background information. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 581 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: CE 361 and CE 371. Prerequisites: junior standing. 
2.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 482 - INTRO TO SEDIMENT TRANSPORT Fundamentals of sediment transport in natural surface waters. Analysis of the governing equations of mass, momentum, and sediment conservation. Covers bedload and suspended material transport in riverine and estuarine waters, focusing on non-cohesive materials. Cohesive material transport will be briefly introduced. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 582 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 361, CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 483 - ESTUARINE CIRCULATION Introduction to the physical processes that govern estuarine and buoyant plume circulation. These include tides, density-driven circulation, internal tidal asymmetry and frontal propagation. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 583 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: CE 576. Prerequisites: CE 361 and CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 484 - CE PROJ MGMT & DESIGN I Engineering design process including owner design, professional-constructor relationships, procurement procedures, project evolution; contracts, dispute resolution, bonds, warranties; construction documents, including specifications; cost estimating, planning, and scheduling; construction administration; group process, diversity, and leadership. Two lectures, one 3-hour design project laboratory period. Prerequisites: senior standing in Civil or Environmental Engineering. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 484L - CE PROJ MGMT & DESIGN I LAB Lab for CE 484 Civil Engineering Project Management and Design I. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 485 - ENV CLEANUP RESORATION Survey of procedures for evaluating risks posed by hazardous waste sites and the cleanup steps that lead to an acceptable restoration of such sites. Topics include U.S. environmental law and regulation, site investigations, risk assessment, and a focus on actual case studies, many in Portland and the Pacific Northwest. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 585 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: junior standing, CE 371 or equivalent. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 486 - ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY Survey of chemical aspects of major environmental issues: stratospheric ozone holes and chlorofluorocarbons; air pollution; global climate change; fossil fuel energy/"carbon footprint"; renewable energy; nuclear energy/radioactivity; toxic chemicals (pesticides, PCBs); endocrine disruptors; surfactants, chemical dispersants/oil spills; biodegradability of chemicals; chemistry of natural waters/acid rain; toxic heavy metals. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 586 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: Ch 334 or 331. This is the same course as Ch 486 and can be taken only once for credit. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 487 - AQUATIC CHEMISTRY Aqueous chemistry in natural water systems: simple-to-complex acid/base chemistry; titration curves; buffer strength; acid/base chemistry of carbon dioxide in open and closed systems; alkalinity as system variable (blood); mineral dissolution/precipitation (metal carbonates); redox chemistry: pe-pH, redox succession/organic loading/dissolved oxygen loss, nitrate reduction, iron oxide dissolution, hydrogen sulfide production, methane formation. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 587 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: Ch 223 with a C- or better. This is the same course as Ch 487 and can be taken oly once for credit. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 488 - AIR QUALITY An overview of urban air quality issues facing cities in the US and globally. Examine effects of air pollution on public health and environment, as well as technologies and regulatory practices. Review pollution measurement and modeling techniques. This course is the same as ESM 460/560; may only be taken once for credit. Expected preparation: CE 371. Prerequisites: junior standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 489 - INTRO ADV FLUID MECHANICS Advanced introduction to the geophysical fluid flows, including properties of seawater; conservation of mass, energy and momentum; dimensional analysis; the the Navier-Stokes, Reynolds and turbulent kinetic energy equations; geostrophy and potential vorticity; long and short waves; and turbulence and boundary layers. Lecture and laboratory. Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 589 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: EAS 215, Mth 256, CE 361, CE 362. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 489L - LAB FOR CE 489 Lab for CE 489. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 494 - CE PROJECT MGMT & DESIGN II Synthesis of civil engineering specialties in a diverse multi-disciplinary project. Teamwork approach in design of components and systems to meet stated objectives. Consideration of alternative solutions, methods, and products including constraints such as economic factors, safety, reliability, and ethics. Preparation of design documents, including: memoranda, computations, drawings, cost estimates, specifications, bidding materials; written and oral presentations. Two lectures, one 3-hour design project laboratory period. Prerequisite: CE 484. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate  

CE 494L - CE PROJ MGMT & DESIGN II LAB Lab for CE 494 Civil Engineering Project Management and Design II. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 495 - SUST TRANS NETHERLANDS Introduction to transportation engineering and planning applications in the Netherlands, focusing on pedestrian, bicycle and public transport. Contrasts between U.S. and Dutch engineering principles, policies and standards. Design principles and practice will be explored through field trips and guest lectures while abroad and in Portland. Faculty led study abroad course.Also offered for graduate-level credit as CE 595 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: Minimum GPA 3.0, senior status or graduate level from all disciplines and majors. 
5.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Undergraduate 

CE 501 - RESEARCH (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 503 - THESIS (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 504 - COOPERATIVE EDUC (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 505 - READING & CONFERENCE (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 506 - SPECIAL PROJECT (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 507 - SEMINAR (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 510 - SELECTED TOPICS (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
0.000 TO 6.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 514 - TRANSPORTATION SEMINAR This weekly seminar features a different speaker each week covering various topics in transportation research and practice. The topics cover all modes of transportation, with a focus on current practice. Course is cross-listed course with USP. This course may be taken for credit up to three times. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 514. 
1.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate

CE 517 - TIMBER DESIGN Design of solid and glued-laminated beams, columns and arches; shear walls and diaphragms; connections; design provisions for wind and seismic forces. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 417 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 325 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 518 - PRESTRESSED CONCRETE DESIGN Analysis and design of components of prestressed concrete structures with reference to current codes. Also offered as CE 618 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 435/535. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 519 - BRIDGE ENGINEERING Introduction to analysis and design of short to medium span highway bridges, including load descriptions, analysis and design procedures outlined in AASHTO Load Resistance Factor Design specifications. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 419 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 520 - ADV MECH OF MATERIAL Advanced studies in mechanics of materials including fundamentals of elasticity, phenomenological material behavior, and theories of failure. Timoshenko beam theory, stress functions, shear stresses, unsymmetrical sections, and beams on elastic foundations. Thick-walled cylinders; approximate methods. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 420 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: EAS 212, Mth 256 or equivalent. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 521 - ANLYS FRAMED STRUCTS Generalized analysis of multi-story and irregular structural framework with classical methods; analysis of arches, curved beams and frames with nonprismatic members. Energy methods with introduction to matrix methods. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 421 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 523 - VIBRATN AN-STRUC ENG Fundamentals of vibration theory; applications in structural engineering. Free, forced, and transient vibration of single and multi-degrees of freedom systems including damping, normal modes, coupling, and normal coordinates. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 423 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: EAS 212 and Mth 261. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 524 - MATRIX-COMP MTHDS STRUCT ANLYS Fundamental concepts of analysis for statically determinate and indeterminate structures utilizing matrices and computers; displacement and force methods applied to trusses and rigid frames; techniques for the analysis of large complex structures for static and dynamic loads. Also offered as CE 624 and may be taken only once for credit. This is the first course in a sequence of two: CE 524 and CE 525. Prerequisite: CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 526 - THEORY OF PLATES Small and large deformation theories of thin plates; numerical and energy methods; free vibrations. Also offered as CE 626 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: Mth 256. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 527 - FINITE EL STRUC MECH Principles of stiffness analysis of structures, essentials of the finite element formulation of elastic problems with applications to structural mechanics, plates and shells, and other related problems utilizing digital computers. Also offered as CE 627 and may be taken only once for credit. This is the first course in a sequence of two: CE 527 and CE 528. Prerequisite: CE 524/624. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 528 - FINITE EL STRUC MECH Principles of stiffness analysis of structures, essentials of the finite element formulation of elastic problems with applications to structural mechanics, plates and shells, and other related problems utilizing digital computers. Also offered as CE 628 and may be taken only once for credit. This is the second course in a sequence of two: CE 527 and CE 528. Prerequisite: CE 524/624. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 529 - STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS Determination of normal modes and frequencies for structural systems. Transient and steady state response. Derivation and solution of governing equations using matrix formulation. Analysis of linear response of structures to dynamic loadings. Stresses and deflections in structures. Also offered as CE 629 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 423/523. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 531 - STABILITY STRUCTURES Study of elastic and inelastic flexural buckling of bars and frames; use of energy methods and successive approximations; bracing of columns and frames; torsional, lateral-torsional, and local buckling. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 431 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 432/532, Mth 261 or equivalent. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 532 - STRUC STEEL DSG-LRFD Design of components of steel structures based on load and resistance factor design method. Prerequisites: CE 321, CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 533 - COLD FORMED STEEL DESIGN Design of cold-formed steel beams, columns, beam-columns, cylindrical tubular members, and connections based on the Allowable Stress Design (ASD) and the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methods of the AISI specification. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 433 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 432/532. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 534 - ADV REINF CONCRETE DESIGN Design of spandrel beams, slabs on beams, shear walls, deep beams, corbels, and other components of reinforced concrete structures with reference to current codes. Also offered as CE 634 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 435. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 535 - DESIGN REINFORCED CONCR STRUCT Development and splicing of reinforcement; design of long columns, retaining walls, footings, and slabs with reference to current codes; lateral loads; laboratory demonstration of beam and column behavior. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 435 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 434. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 536 - MASONRY DESIGN Materials of construction; design of masonry elements, lateral load resisting systems, and connections with reference to current codes. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 436 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 434. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 537 - EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING Response of structures to ground motions; determination and use of response spectra; seismic design criteria and provisions for buildings and other structures; and review of current practices for earthquake resistant design. Also offered as CE 637 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 529/629. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 538 - DSG COMPOSITE STRUCT Design of composite steel-concrete members based on allowable stress design and load and resistance factor design methods. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 438 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 432/532. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 539 - ADV STEEL DESIGN Analysis and design of metal structures including connections, plate girders, design loads, structural systems, and bracing. Also offered as CE 639 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 432/532. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 540 - GEOSYN INFRA ENG Testing and design with polymer-based geosynthetic products in and on soil for the civil infrastructure. Strength-based design applications are introduced with design-by-function principles, and product approval for transportation, structural, and geotechnical disciplines. Use of geotextiles, geogrids, and geo-composites in slopes, mechanically stabilized earth retaining walls, pavement subgrades, and overlays. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 440 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 444. 
2.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 541 - ADV SOIL MECHANICS Study of the advanced principles of soil behavior related to stress-strain, shear strength, permeability, and consolidation. Also offered as CE 641 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 444. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 542 - IN SITU TEST-SOIL Introduction to field behavior of soils related to engineering properties; site investigation procedures and in situ testing. Development of fundamental analytical solution techniques for engineering with soil, the use and limitations of elasticity assumptions. Three lectures, one 3- hour laboratory period. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 442 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 341. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 543 - INTRO SEIS/SITE EVAL Earthquakes and exploration seismology, the origin and occurrence of earthquakes, nature and propagation of seismic waves in the earth, earthquakes as a hazard to life and property. Uses of reflection and refraction exploration seismology, borehole velocity measurements, seismic remote sensing, and direct measurement techniques. Earthquake hazard assessment including liquefaction, ground failure, and site amplification. Techniques for evaluating the susceptibility, potential, and severity of the hazards and other science and engineering applications. This course is the same as G 475/575; course may be taken only once for credit. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 443 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: senior/graduate standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 544 - ADV SHALLOW FOUNDATION DESIGN Advanced topics in settlement and bearing capacity analysis of shallow foundation; application of numerical schemes to foundation design. Also offered as CE 644 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 444. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 545 - GEO-ENV ENGR W/GEOSYN Application of polymer-based geosynthetic products for geo-environmental and municipal engineering including landfills, soil erosion control, filters, and drains. Testing, design, and product selection for hydraulic, degradation, and chemical stability properties. Introduction to reliability, endurance, and design life with reference to RCRA, ESA, and EPA laws. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 445 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 341. 
2.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 546 - NUM METH SOIL-STRCT INTRACTN Application of finite difference and finite element methods to the solution of soil-structure problems, stability of soil masses and foundation installation. Use of commercial computer programs in working applied problems. Also offered as CE 646 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 444. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 549 - DEEP FOUNDTN DSN/ANL Comprehensive study of both driven and augered pile foundations, including concrete, steel, and timber. In-depth review of design methods for axial and lateral capacity. Special emphasis on the differences between driven piles and drilled shafts, including the role of full-scale load testing in the semi-empirical methods. Introduction to group theory in elasticity and plasticity. Also offered as CE 649 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 444. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 550 - TRANSPORT SAFETY ANALYSIS Incorporating safety in highway engineering and transportation planning that includes highway design, operation, and maintenance, as well as human factors, statistical analysis, traffic control and public policy. Design concepts of intersections, interchanges, signals, signs and pavement markings; analyzing data sets for recommendations and prioritization; principles of driver and vehicle characteristics in relation to the roadway. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 450 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 552 - HIGHWAY DESIGN FOR CAPACITY Principles of highway capacity, traffic characteristics, operational analysis, design and planning of freeways, multi-lane and two-lane rural highways, intersections and arterials, transit facilities. Also offered as CE 652 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 454. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 553 - FREJGHT TRANSPORT & LOGISTICS Components and performance characteristics of the U.S. freight transportation system, with emphasis on data needs, planning, design, and operation of the entire supply chain. Discussion of impact of freight on passenger transportation system and economy. Modal emphasis includes freight rail, motor freight, ocean freight, and air freight. Terminal operations. Roles of public and private actors in freight system. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 453 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 554 - INTRO MLTMDL TRNS DATA ANLYS An introduction to multimodal transportation engineering data sets through applied analysis and visualization techniques. Includes an overview of data types, techniques for graphical analysis of data, and exposure to common software and statistical tools and visualizations in transportation engineering. Prerequisites: graduate admission in Civil and Environmental Engineering. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 555 - INTELLIGENT TRANSP SYSTEMS Introduction to intelligent transportation systems, including enabling surveillance, navigation, communications, and computer technologies. Application of technologies for monitoring, analysis, evaluation, and prediction of transportation system performance. Intervention strategies, costs and benefits, safety, human factors, institutional issues, and case studies. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 455 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. CE 454 recommended. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 556 - TRAFFIC ENGINEERING Traffic system components, traffic stream characteristics, traffic studies and data collection, volume studies, speed, travel-time, delay and pedestrian studies, capacity analysis, freeway systems, weaving sections, ramp junctions, rural highways, signalized and unsignalized intersections, signal coordination, arterial operations, and access management. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 456 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 454. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 557 - PAVEMENT DESIGN Pavement structure classification and components, wheel loads and design factors, stresses in flexible pavements, subgrade strength and evaluation, design methods, material characteristics, stresses in rigid pavements, design of concrete pavements, joints and reinforcement, condition surveys. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 457 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 558 - PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SYS Performance characteristics of public transportation systems, with emphasis on urban systems. Planning, design, and operational issues related to public transportation systems. Emerging technologies. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 458 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. CE 454 recommended. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 559 - TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS Operation, modeling, and control of unscheduled and scheduled transportation modes; elementary traffic flow concepts; flow, density and speed; scheduling; route and bottleneck capacities; networks; data interpretation; analysis techniques; diagrams; simulation queuing; optimization. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 459 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 351. CE 454 recommended. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 561 - WATER RESOURCE SYS A development of quantitative techniques used in the analysis of water resource systems for planning, design and operation. Emphasis is placed on the physical, legal and economic aspects and their incorporation into simulation models. Applications include reservoir systems for water supply and hydropower, irrigation planning and operation, and water quality management. Also offered as CE 661 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 464/564 or equivalent. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 562 - TRAFFIC ENG APPL & SGNL TIMING Theory and practice of traffic signal timing. Focuses on terms associated with signal timing, relating practice in the field with analysis completed using the Highway Capacity Manual and other traffic engineering software. A significant portion of the class is focused on applications, specifically focused on multimodal applications. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 462 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 351.
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 563 - TRANSPORTATION OPTIMIZATION Introduction to mathematical modeling techniques including linear programming, integer programming, basic network models (network flows and shortest paths), and their application to transportation and logistics problems. Focus on civil engineering systems and applications on transportation and logistics problems. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 463 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CEE senior standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 564 - HYDROL-HYDRAUL MODEL Development and application of deterministic and statistical models for hydrologic and hydraulic analysis and design. Presentation of hydrologic processes and development of hydrologic models related to rainfall-runoff including precipitation, infiltration, evapotranspiration, watershed and channel routing. Statistical analysis procedures for hydrologic data including estimation of rainfall and flood frequency. Application of HEC-HMS to model streamflow including model calibration and verification. Modeling steady flow in rivers using HEC-RAS. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 464 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 362. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 565 - WATERSHED HYDROLOGY Study of the movement and storage of water in watersheds, emphasizing physical processes. Includes systems analysis of watersheds, precipitation, snowmelt, infiltration, evapotranspiration, ground-water flow, stream flow generation, open channel flow, hydrograph analysis, and an introduction to watershed hydrological modeling. This course is the same as ESR 525; course may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: Mth 252, Ph 201, Stat 244; recommended: ESR 320 and/or an undergraduate course, such as CE 464. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 566 - ENVIRON DATA ANALYS Application of probabilistic and statistical models to the description of environmental data with a focus on hydrology and water quality. Graphical and quantitative techniques of exploratory data analysis, selection and fitting of appropriate probability distributions, simple and multiple and multivariate regression and their applications to analysis and modeling, and detection of changes and trends in environmental time series. Also offered as CE 666 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: graduate standing and Stat 243 and 244 or Stat 460. This is the same course as ESM 566 and may be taken only once for credit. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 567 - HYDROL-HYDRAUL DES Application of hydrologic and hydraulic principles to selected topics in hydrologic and hydraulic design. Topics include risk-based design of hydraulic structures, design of culverts, flood profile computation and flood plain management, design of reservoirs. Design of spillways including development of design flood hydrograph and hydraulic design, design of energy dissipation works. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 467 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 464/ 564 or knowledge of HEC 1 and HEC 2. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 568 - SOIL & GROUNDWATER RESTORATN Methods for restoring contaminated soil and groundwater; Factors and processes influencing the efficacy of remediation systems. Emphasis on the scientific principles upon which soil and groundwater remediation is based. Containment, pump and treat, cosolvents and surfactants, soil venting, in-situ physical and chemical treatment. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 468 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: senior/grad standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 569 - SUBSURFACE HYDROLOGY Basic principles of aqueous flow in the subsurface, emphasizing the importance of groundwater as a resource. Hydrologic cycle, history of groundwater usage, aquifer classification and properties, Darcy’s experiments and Law, hydraulic head and potential, porosity and permeability, transmissivity and storativity, heterogeneity and anisotropy, saturated vs. unsaturated subsurface flow, and hydraulics of pumping wells (drawdown, flow in confined and unconfined aquifers, steady-state vs. transient flow, slug tests, and aquifer-test design). Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 469 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites:senior/graduate standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 570 - GROUNDWTR MODELING The objective is to give students a good introduction to practical groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling. Designed as hands-on and application oriented. Covers the fundamental equations, numerical methods, and modeling techniques with emphasis on conceptual modeling and teaching students how to solve real world problems using an interactive groundwater modeling and visualization system. Specific topics include conceptual representations and grid design, selecting model boundaries, sources and sinks, profile models, special needs for transient simulations, calibration, verification, sensitivity analysis, and several hands-on projects on modeling groundwater contamination, well-field management, and remediation system. Also offered as CE 670 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 569/669. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 571 - SUBSURF CONTMINANT TRANSPORT Principles associated with the transport and fate of contaminants in subsurface systems. Complex, heterogeneous factors and processes (both physical and geochemical) influencing contaminant transport. Emphasis on the impact of these processes on contaminant fate across the multitude of scales in the subsurface. Case studies linking theory and measured/observed transport behavior. Also offered as CE 671 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: graduate standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 572 - ENVIRO FLUID MECH TRANSPORT Introduction to the basic physical processes which transport pollutants in natural waters (rivers, lakes, reservoirs, estuaries); mathematical formulations of heat and mass advective and diffusive transport; descriptions of molecular diffusion, turbulent diffusion, and dispersion. Use of predictive mathematical models as a basis for water and air quality management. Also offered as CE 672 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 361 and CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 573 - NUM METH-ENV&WTR RES Introduction to the mathematical solution of partial differential equations by finite difference and finite element techniques. Development of solution approaches to water quality and hydraulic problems in surface and groundwater systems. Analysis of model sensitivities, calibration and verification. Also offered as CE 673 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: senior or graduate standing in civil or environmental engineering. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 574 - UNIT OP ENVIRON ENGR Unit operations of water and wastewater treatment; pretreatment; sedimentation, filtration, aeration, disinfection, sludge treatment and disposal, advanced waste-water treatment processes. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 474 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 576 - ENVIRONMENTAL FLUID MECHANICS Introduction to the fundamentals of the fluid dynamics of natural surface waters by analysis of the governing equations of mass, momentum, and heat conservation. Applications include turbulence modeling, finite depth water motions, stratified flow phenomena, and seiche phenomena. Also offered as CE 676 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 361, CE 362 and CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 578 - WATER QUALITY MDLG Introduction to descriptive modeling approaches for analyzing water quality changes in lakes, reservoirs, rivers, and estuaries. Applications include modeling dissolved oxygen, temperature, nutrients, and algal dynamics. Also offered as CE 678 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: EAS 361, CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 579 - TOXICS IN ENVIRON Chemical, physical, and biological principles that govern the behavior of toxic materials such as heavy metals and synthetic organic compounds in the environment. Course emphasizes practical ways to represent chemical processes in models of pollutant behavior. Topics include: adsorption of pollutants on soils and sediments; transport across sediment-water and air-water interfaces; bioamplification of pollutants; multiphase fugacity models of organics; case studies of contaminated surface water, sediment and groundwater. This course is the same as ESR 479/579; course may be taken only once for credit. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 479 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: senior or graduate standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 580 - CHEM OF ENVIRNOMENTAL TOXINS The fate and transport-related behavior of toxic compounds in the environment. Classification, nomenclature, examples of anthropogenic compounds, and case studies. Introducing the physical and chemical processes associated with air-water exchange, organic-liquid exchange, sorption processes, chemical transformations, and bioaccumulation. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 480 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: Ch 221; Ch 222 recommended. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 581 - THE COLUMBIA RIVER AS A SYSTEM Explores the climate and hydrologic processes that shape the Columbia River basin ecosystem, and relates these processes to the basin’s management context. The geographic scope includes the watershed, the mainstem and its reservoirs, major tributaries, the tidal river below Bonneville Dam, the estuary, the Columbia plume, and coastal waters that interact with the plume. Lectures and outside speakers will present or discuss vital issues in contemporary Columbia Basin management, along with relevant background information. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 481 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: CE 361 and CE 371. Prerequisites: junior standing. 
2.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 582 - INTRO TO SEDIMENT TRANSPORT Fundamentals of sediment transport in natural surface waters. Analysis of the governing equations of mass, momentum, and sediment conservation. Covers bedload and suspended material transport in riverine and estuarine waters, focusing on non-cohesive materials. Cohesive material transport will be briefly introduced. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 482 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 361, CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 583 - ESTUARINE CIRCULATION Introduction to the physical processes that govern estuarine and buoyant plume circulation. These include tides, density-driven circulation, internal tidal asymmetry and frontal propagation. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 483 and may be taken only once for credit. Expected preparation: CE 576. Prerequisites: CE 361 and CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 585 - ENV CLEANUP RESTORATION Survey of procedures for evaluating risks posed by hazardous waste sites and the cleanup steps that lead to an acceptable restoration of such sites. Topics include U.S. environmental law and regulation, site investigations, risk assessment, and a focus on actual case studies, many in Portland and the Pacific Northwest. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 485 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: junior standing, CE 371 or equivalent. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 586 - ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY Survey of chemical aspects of major environmental issues: stratospheric ozone holes and chlorofluorocarbons; air pollution; global climate change; fossil fuel energy/"carbon footprint"; renewable energy; nuclear energy/radioactivity; toxic chemicals (pesticides, PCBs); endocrine disruptors; surfactants, chemical dispersants/oil spills; biodegradability of chemicals; chemistry of natural waters/acid rain; toxic heavy metals. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 486 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: Ch 334 or 331. This is the same course as Ch 486 and can be taken only once for credit. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 587 - AQUATIC CHEMISTRY

Aqueous chemistry in natural water systems: simple-to-complex acid/base chemistry; titration curves; buffer strength; acid/base chemistry of carbon dioxide in open and closed systems; alkalinity as system variable (blood); mineral dissolution/precipitation (metal carbonates); redox chemistry: pe-pH, redox succession/organic loading/dissolved oxygen loss, nitrate reduction, iron oxide dissolution, hydrogen sulfide production, methane formation. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 487 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: Ch 223 with a C- or better. This is the same course as Ch 487 and can be taken oly once for credit. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 588 - AIR QUALITY An overview of urban air quality issues facing cities in the US and globally. Examine effects of air pollution on public health and environment, as well as technologies and regulatory practices. Review pollution measurement and modeling techniques. This course is the same as ESM 460/560; may only be taken once for credit. Expected preparation: CE 371. Prerequisites: junior standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 589 - INTRO ADV FLUID MECHANICS Advanced introduction to the geophysical fluid flows, including properties of seawater; conservation of mass, energy and momentum; dimensional analysis; the the Navier-Stokes, Reynolds and turbulent kinetic energy equations; geostrophy and potential vorticity; long and short waves; and turbulence and boundary layers. Lecture and laboratory. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 489 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: EAS 215, Mth 256, CE 361, CE 362. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 589L - LAB FOR CE 589 Lab for CE 589. 
0.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 595 - SUST TRANS NETHERLANDS Introduction to transportation engineering and planning applications in the Netherlands, focusing on pedestrian, bicycle and public transport. Contrasts between U.S. and Dutch engineering principles, policies and standards. Design principles and practice will be explored through field trips and guest lectures while abroad and in Portland. Faculty led study abroad course. Also offered for undergraduate-level credit as CE 495 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: Minimum GPA 3.0, senior status or graduate level from all disciplines and majors. 
5.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 601 - RESEARCH (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 603 - DISSERTATION (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 604 - COOP ED/INTERNSHIP (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 605 - READING & CONFERENCE (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 606 - SPECIAL PROJECTS (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 607 - SEMINAR (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 610 - SELECTED TOPICS (Credit to be arranged.) Consent of instructor. 
1.000 TO 9.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 618 - PRESTRESSED CONCRETE DESIGN Analysis and design of components of prestressed concrete structures with reference to current codes. Also offered as CE 518 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 435/535. 
4.000 Credit hours 

CE 624 - MATRIX-COMP MTHDS STRUCT ANLYS Fundamental concepts of analysis for statically determinate and indeterminate structures utilizing matrices and computers; displacement and force methods applied to trusses and rigid frames; techniques for the analysis of large complex structures for static and dynamic loads. Also offered as CE 524 and may be taken only once for credit. This is the first course in a sequence of two: CE 624 and CE 625. Prerequisite: CE 325. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 626 - THEORY OF PLATES Small and large deformation theories of thin plates; numerical and energy methods; free vibrations. Also offered as CE 526 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: Mth 256. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 627 - FINITE EL STRUC MECH Principles of stiffness analysis of structures, essentials of the finite element formulation of elastic problems with applications to structural mechanics, plates and shells, and other related problems utilizing digital computers. Also offered as CE 527 and may be taken only once for credit. This is the first course in a sequence of two: CE 627 and CE 628. Prerequisite: CE 524/624. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 628 - FINITE EL STRUC MECH Principles of stiffness analysis of structures, essentials of the finite element formulation of elastic problems with applications to structural mechanics, plates and shells, and other related problems utilizing digital computers. Also offered as CE 528 and may be taken only once for credit. This is the second course in a sequence of two: CE 627 and CE 628. Prerequisite: CE 524/624. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 629 - STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS Determination of normal modes and frequencies for structural systems. Transient and steady state response. Derivation and solution of governing equations using matrix formulation. Analysis of linear response of structures to dynamic loadings. Stresses and deflections in structures. Also offered as CE 529 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 423/523. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 634 - ADV REINF CONCRETE DESIGN Design of spandrel beams, slabs on beams, shear walls, deep beams, corbels, and other components of reinforced concrete structures with reference to current codes. Also offered as CE 534 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisites: CE 435. 
3.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 637 - EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING Response of structures to ground motions; determination and use of response spectra; seismic design criteria and provisions for buildings and other structures; and review of current practices for earthquake resistant design. Also offered as CE 537 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 529/629. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 639 - ADV STEEL DESIGN Analysis and design of metal structures including connections, plate girders, design loads, structural systems, and bracing. Also offered as CE 539 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 432/532. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 641 - ADV SOIL MECHANICS Study of the advanced principles of soil behavior related to stress-strain, shear strength, permeability, and consolidation. Also offered as CE 541 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 444. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 644 - ADV SHALLOW FOUNDATION DESIGN Advanced topics in settlement and bearing capacity analysis of shallow foundation; application of numerical schemes to foundation design. Also offered as CE 544 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 444. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 646 - NUM METH SOIL-STRCT INTRACTN Application of finite difference and finite element methods to the solution of soil-structure problems, stability of soil masses and foundation installation. Use of commercial computer programs in working applied problems. Also offered as CE 546 and may be taken only once for credit.Prerequisite: CE 444. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 649 - DEEP FOUNDTN DSN/ANL Comprehensive study of both driven and augered pile foundations, including concrete, steel, and timber. In-depth review of design methods for axial and lateral capacity. Special emphasis on the differences between driven piles and drilled shafts, including the role of full-scale load testing in the semi-empirical methods. Introduction to group theory in elasticity and plasticity. Also offered as CE 549 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 444. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 652 - HIGHWAY DESIGN FOR CAPACITY Principles of highway capacity, traffic characteristics, operational analysis, design and planning of freeways, multi-lane and two-lane rural highways, intersections and arterials, transit facilities. Also offered as CE 552 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 454. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 661 - WATR RES SYS ANLYSIS A development of quantitative techniques used in the analysis of water resource systems for planning, design and operation. Emphasis is placed on the physical, legal and economic aspects and their incorporation into simulation models. Applications include reservoir systems for water supply and hydropower, irrigation planning and operation, and water quality management. Also offere as CE 561 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 464/564 or equivalent. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 666 - ENVIRON DATA ANALYS Application of probabilistic and statistical models to the description of environmental data with a focus on hydrology and water quality. Graphical and quantitative techniques of exploratory data analysis, selection and fitting of appropriate probability distributions, simple and multiple and multivariate regression and their applications to analysis and modeling, and detection of changes and trends in environmental time series. Also offered as CE 566 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: graduate standing and Stat 243 and 244 or Stat 460. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 668 - ADV MTHS HYDROLOGIC SYS ANALYS Principles in analysis of dynamic systems with specific emphasis on hydrologic model building. Variety of techniques in hydrologic system analysis with mathematical formulation, development and use of computer-based models for solving scientific and engineering problems are discussed. Among the topics presented will be the discussion of optimization theory, artificial intelligence, model calibration (parameter estimation), ensemble (probabilistic) forecasting, data assimilation and uncertainty analysis. Recommended prerequisites: CE 465/565 or similar course. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 670 - GROUNDWTR MODELING The objective is to give students a good introduction to practical groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling. Designed as hands-on and application oriented. Covers the fundamental equations, numerical methods, and modeling techniques with emphasis on conceptual modeling and teaching students how to solve real world problems using an interactive groundwater modeling and visualization system. Specific topics include conceptual representations and grid design, selecting model boundaries, sources and sinks, profile models, special needs for transient simulations, calibration, verification, sensitivity analysis, and several hands-on projects on modeling groundwater contamination, well-field management, and remediation system. Also offered as CE 570 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisite: CE 569/669. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 671 - SUBSURF CONTAMINANT TRANSPORT Principles associated with the transport and fate of contaminants in subsurface systems. Complex, heterogeneous factors and processes (both physical and geochemical) influencing contaminant transport. Emphasis on the impact of these processes on contaminant fate across the multitude of scales in the subsurface. Case studies linking theory and measured/observed transport behavior. Also offered as CE 571 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: graduate standing. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 672 - ENVIRO FLUID MECH TRANSPORT Introduction to the basic physical processes which transport pollutants in natural waters (rivers, lakes, reservoirs, estuaries); mathematical formulations of heat and mass advective and diffusive transport; descriptions of molecular diffusion, turbulent diffusion, and dispersion. Use of predictive mathematical models as a basis for water and air quality management. Also offered as CE 572 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 361 and CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 673 - NUM METH-ENV&WTR RES Introduction to the mathematical solution of partial differential equations by finite difference and finite element techniques. Development of solution approaches to water quality and hydraulic problems in surface and groundwater systems. Analysis of model sensitivities, calibration and verification. Also offered as CE 573 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: senior or graduate standing in civil or environmental engineering. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate 

CE 676 - ENVIRONMENTAL FLUID MECHANICS Introduction to the fundamentals of the fluid dynamics of natural surface waters by analysis of the governing equations of mass, momentum, and heat conservation. Applications include turbulence modeling, finite depth water motions, stratified flow phenomena, and seiche phenomena. Also offered as CE 576 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: CE 361, CE 362 and CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate  

CE 678 - WATER QUALITY MDLG

Introduction to descriptive modeling approaches for analyzing water quality changes in lakes, reservoirs, rivers, and estuaries. Applications include modeling dissolved oxygen, temperature, nutrients, and algal dynamics. Also offered as CE 578 and may be taken only once for credit. Prerequisites: EAS 361, CE 371. 
4.000 Credit hours 

Levels: Graduate