# Viterbi School of Engineering

## Civil Engineering — Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

### Courses of Instruction

###### Civil Engineering (CE)

The terms indicated are *expected* but are not *guaranteed*. For the courses offered during any given term, consult the *Schedule of Classes*.

**CE 106L Design and Planning of Civil Engineering Systems (3, FaSpSm)** History of civil engineering; introduction to the synthesis and design of systems dependent upon civil engineering technology; structuring, modeling, and simulation of systems using graphics.

**CE 107 Introduction to Civil Engineering Graphics (3, Sp)** Graphic communication and drawing; use of instruments, lettering, dimensioning, and detailing of engineering drawing; free-hand sketching, drafting, and modeling.

**CE 108 Introduction to Computer Methods in Civil Engineering (2, Sp)** Computer programming, organization of problems for computational solution, flow charts, programming; numerical methods; analysis and solution of civil engineering problems.

**CE 110 Introduction to Environmental Engineering (3, Fa)** Basic concepts of environmental engineering. Air, water, and soil pollution control technologies; pollution prevention strategies. Design of simple water distribution and treatment systems.

**CE 205 Statics (2, FaSp)** Statics of particles and rigid bodies; equivalent force systems; distributed forces; applications to trusses, frames, machines, beams, and cables; friction; moments of inertia. *Prerequisite:* PHYS 151*L*.

**CE 207L Introduction to Design of Structural Systems (2, Sp)** Structural materials, components and systems; gravity and lateral forces; structural performance and failures; introduction to structural plans and analysis; computer applications, case studies, design project. *Prerequisite:* CE 205; *corequisite:* CE 106*L* and CE 225.

**CE 210L Introduction to Environmental Engineering Microbiology (3, Fa)** Principles of environmental microbiology; waterborne pathogens; microorganisms and air pollution; microorganisms in soil; water pollution microbiology; biodegradation of hazardous chemicals; eutrophication. *Corequisite:* CHEM 105*aL* or CHEM 115*aL;* *recommended preparation:* CE 106 or CE 110.

**CE 225 Mechanics of Deformable Bodies (3, Sp)** Analysis of stress and strain; axial, flexural, and torsional behavior of slender bars; elastic deflections; combined stresses; introduction to elastic stability and energy methods. *Prerequisite:* CE 205.

**CE 235 Dynamics (3, Sp)** Elements of vector algebra; dynamics of particles, systems of particles and rigid bodies; kinematics; momentum relations, energy methods; vibrations; Euler’s equations of motion. (Duplicates credit in CE 325.) *Prerequisite:* CE 205.

**CE 309 Fluid Mechanics (3, Fa)** Fluid statics; relative velocity field; total acceleration; divergence theorem; conservation of mass, energy, and momentum applied to engineering problems in laminar and turbulent flow. *Prerequisite:* MATH 226; *corequisite: *CE 235.

**CE 334L Mechanical Behavior of Materials (3, Fa)** Measurement of stress and strain; tensile, impact, creep, and fatigue behavior; statistical methods, brittle fracture; properties of structural materials. *Prerequisite:* CE 225 or AME 204, CHEM 105*aL* or CHEM 115*aLg* and PHYS 152*L*.

**CE 358 Theory of Structures I (3, Fa)** Deformations and deflections of elastic systems; statically indeterminate beams, arches, and frames; secondary stresses. *Prerequisite: *CE 225.

**CE 390 Special Problems (1-4)** Supervised, individual studies. No more than one registration permitted. Enrollment by petition only.

**CE 402 Computer Methods in Engineering (3, Sp)** Fundamentals of analog and digital computers; simulation of nonlinear physical systems; numerical analysis and solution of engineering problems. *Prerequisite:* CE 108 and MATH 245.

**CE 404 Business and Intellectual Property Law for Engineers (3, Fa)** An examination of legal issues confronting the professional engineer. Topics include the legal system, contracts, risk management, forms of doing business, capital formation and intellectual property rights. Upper division standing.

**CE 408 Risk Analysis in Civil Engineering (3, Fa)** Realization of nondeterministic problems in civil engineering; quantitative analysis of structural and system reliability; optimal design and design with specified risk. *Prerequisite:* CE 225, MATH 226.

**CE 409abL Computer-Aided Design (3-3)** Applications of interactive computer graphics to design problems; automated drafting; 3-D graphic algorithms. Analysis of design process from information processing viewpoint. *Prerequisite:* CE 225.

**CE 412 Construction Law and the Property Development Process (3, Sp)** Legal aspects of property development and construction: land use, construction practices and specifications, architecture and engineering contracts, agency, subcontracting, professional registration, liability, insurance, liens, and bonds. *Recommended preparation: *CE 404 or a general business law course.

**CE 428 Mechanics of Materials (3)** Analysis of stress and deformation; equations of elasticity; bending of beams; elastic instability; torsion problems; introduction to plates and shells; elastic wave propagation; numerical methods. *Prerequisite: *CE 225.

**CE 443 Environmental Chemistry (3, Fa)** Chemistry of water, gas, liquid and solid wastes. Chemical principles applicable to environmental engineering. *Prerequisite: *CHEM 105*bL* or CHEM 115*bL*.

**CE 451 Water Resources Engineering (3, Sp)** Discussion of broad perspectives on control and utilization of water, quantitative hydrology, ground water, probability concept, economic study, hydraulic structures, multi-purpose water resources projects. *Prerequisite: *CE 309 or ENE 410.

**CE 453 Water Quality Control (3, Fa)** Water quality criteria and fundamental of acceptability. Natural purification of surface waters. Processes employed in the treatment of waste waters for disposal or re-use. *Prerequisite: *CHEM 105*aL* or CHEM 115*aL;* *corequisite:* CE 309 or ENE 410.

**CE 456 Design of Steel Structures (3, Fa)** Fundamentals of analysis and design of steel structures; structural elements; simple and eccentric connections; design project. *Prerequisite: *CE 207*L*, CE 225; *corequisite:* CE 358.

**CE 457 Reinforced Concrete Design (3, Sp)** Strength and deformation of reinforced concrete; beams in flexure and shear; bond and development of bars; deflections; columns; slabs; footings; introduction to prestressed concrete. *Prerequisite:* CE 207*L*, CE 225; *corequisite:* CE 358.

**CE 458 Theory of Structures II (3, Sp)** Matrix algebra; stiffness method; force method; computer analysis of planar structures. *Prerequisite: *CE 108 and CE 358 or AME 150*L* and AME 353.

**CE 459 Introduction to Structural Dynamics (3, Fa)** Response of single and multiple degree of freedom systems to dynamic excitation; structural modeling and approximate solutions; introduction to earthquake resistant design. *Corequisite:* CE 458.

**CE 460 Construction Engineering (3, FaSp)** Introduction to the construction processes; estimating and bidding, construction administration, planning and scheduling, equipment and methods, labor relations, cost control systems, and safety.

**CE 461 General Construction Estimating (3, Fa)** Theory of estimating. Quantity surveying; unit cost synthesis and analysis. Bid organization and preparation; competitive simulations and exercises.

**CE 462 Construction Methods and Equipment (3, Sp)** Current procedures in selected fields of construction; organization and planning; equipment economics; machinery.

**CE 463L Water Chemistry and Analysis (3, Sp)** Chemistry of water purification technology and water pollution control. Chemical processes in natural and engineering aquatic environments; physical/chemical and biological characterization of water and wastewater. *Prerequisite: *CE 453, CHEM 105*b* or CHEM 115*bL*.

**CE 464 Geotechnical Engineering (3)** Fundamentals of soil mechanics and foundation engineering; soil classification, seepage, stress-strain behavior, shear strength, consolidation, design of retaining structures and foundations, and slope stability.

**CE 465 Water Supply and Sewerage System Design (3, Sp)** Design of water supply systems, storm drains, sanitary sewers, and lift stations. *Prerequisite: *CE 453.

**CE 466 Design of Free-Surface Hydraulic Systems (3, Sp)** Hydrological and hydraulic design for uniform and non-uniform flows, channel transition, sedimentation controls, design discharge for tributary watersheds, flood routing, flood detention, computer aided design. *Prerequisite:* CE 309.

**CE 467L Geotechnical Engineering (4, Sp)** Fundamentals of geotechnical engineering; soil classification, seepage, stress-strain behavior, shear strength, consolidation, design of retaining structures and foundations, and slope stability. Soil testing. (Duplicates credit in CE 464.) *Prerequisite: *CE 225.

**CE 469 Sustainable Design and Construction (3, FaSp)** Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED); Green Building strategies; Carbon Footprinting; calculating the embodied energy of building materials; cyclical processes in design and construction.

**CE 470 Building Information Modeling and Integrated Practice (3, Fa)** Building Information Modeling, current BIM technologies; coordination of design and construction; information management throughout building lifecycle; project delivery systems and technologies for integrated practice.

**CE 471 Principles of Transportation Engineering (3, Fa)** Planning, design, construction, maintenance, and operation of facilities for air, water, rail, and highway transit systems. Junior or senior standing.

**CE 473 Engineering Law, Finance and Ethics (3, Fa)** An examination of the legal, financial and ethical issues regularly considered by all practicing engineers. Upper division standing.

**CE 476 Design of Pressurized Hydraulic Systems (3, Sp)** Application of hydraulic principles to the engineering design of hydraulic structure with pressurized flow, piping network, water hammer, surge suppression, pumps and turbines, manifold hydraulic design. *Prerequisite:* CE 309.

**CE 478 Timber and Masonry Design (3, Fa)** Characteristics and properties of wood; beams, columns, trusses, connectors, and diaphragms. Properties of masonry, working stress and strength design, seismic design requirements. *Prerequisite:* CE 207, CE 225.

**CE 480 Structural Systems Design (3, Sp)** Evaluate, design and analyze buildings. Organize and perform calculations for vertical loads, wind loads, and seismic loads on building projects. *Prerequisite: *CE 456 or CE 457 or CE 478; CE 358, CE 467*L*, CE 473, CE 482.

**CE 482 Foundation Design (3, Fa)** Analysis and design principles of building foundations, including spread footings, piles, drilled shafts, sheetpile walls and retaining structures. *Prerequisite: *CE 467.

**CE 484 Water Treatment Design (3, Fa)** Predesign studies, precipitation softening, coagulation and flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, sludge handling, chlorination, chloramination, ozonation; plant hydraulics, flow measurement, pumps, instrumentation and control, tertiary treatment. *Prerequisite: *CE 451.

**CE 485 Wastewater Treatment Design (3, Sp)** Process kinetics, mass balance, reactor design, pretreatment, clarification, chemical treatment, biological treatment (aerobic and anaerobic), disinfection, sludge treatment, nitrogen and phosophorus removal, carbon adsorption. *Prerequisite: *CE 451, CE 463*L*, CE 473.

**CE 490x Directed Research (1-8, max 12)** Individual research and readings. Not available for graduate credit.

**CE 495 Seminars in Civil Engineering (1, FaSp)** Information necessary for successful transition to engineering practice with emphasis on substantive engineering topics, employee rights and responsibilities, communication skills, ethic and lifelong learning. Graded CR/NC. Open only to upper division engineering majors.

**CE 499 Special Topics (2-4, max 8)** Course content to be selected each semester from recent developments in civil engineering and related fields.

**CE 501 Functions of the Constructor (3, Fa)** Systems, processes, and constraints governing the initiation, direction, engineering, and delivery of major construction projects. Professional construction management, responsibilities, and practice.

**CE 502 Construction Accounting and Finance (3, Fa)** Cost control, finance, and engineering economy for construction operations.

**CE 503 Microbiology for Environmental Engineers (3)** Basic microbiology of water, air, and soil. Application of microbiology to the practice of environmental pollution control.

**CE 504 Solid Waste Management (3)** Characterization, production, storage, collection, and transport of solid wastes; alternative disposal methods; design principles and environmental impact; management of radiological solid wastes.

**CE 506 Heavy Construction Estimating (3, Fa)** Methods engineering, work analysis and pricing for route construction. Grading, draining, paving, haul economy, plant-materials production, pipeline and bridge building.

**CE 507 Mechanics of Solids I (3, Fa)** Analysis of stress and strain; constitutive equations for elastic materials; plane stress and strain; torsion; introduction to plates and shells; energy methods.

**CE 508 Mechanics of Solids II (3)** Thermal stresses; introduction to elastic stability; yield criteria; constitutive equations for elastoplastic materials; elastoplastic stress analysis; viscoelasticity and creep. *Prerequisite: *CE 507 or CE 428.

**CE 509 Mechanics of Solids III (3)** Advanced topics in mechanics of solids; complex variable methods for plane problems; three-dimensional problems; introduction to fracture mechanics. *Prerequisite: *CE 507.

**CE 510 Groundwater Management (3)** Groundwater hydrology, aquifer testing technology, groundwater quality and contamination, geophysical method, well design and development, basin water balance, computer modeling, legal aspects, groundwater management system.

**CE 511 Flood Control Hydrology (3)** Flood frequency, storm characteristics, net rain; surface drainage, peak discharge, flood runoff.

**CE 514ab Advanced Sanitary Engineering Design (3-3)** Design of water and waste treatment works. *Prerequisite: *CE 453.

**CE 516 Geohydrology (3)** Principles of groundwater motion; acquifer characteristics, prospecting, practical engineering problems, well design, maintenance and rehabilitation; hydrodynamic dispersion, field testing essentials and procedures, groundwater quality, artificial recharge.

**CE 517 Industrial and Hazardous Waste Treatment and Disposal (3, 2 years, Sm)** Physical, chemical, and biological treatment processes for industrial and hazardous wastes; pretreatment systems, biodegradation of toxic chemicals; groundwater and soil decontamination; biofilters for air decontamination. *Prerequisite: *CE 463*L*.

**CE 518 Carbon Capture and Sequestration (3)** The needs for carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) and systematic introduction to CCS technologies. Main topics include: introduction to global change, world energy consumption, greenhouse gases control, carbon capture and separation, and carbon sequestration.

**CE 519 Transportation Engineering (3)** Principles of analysis and planning. Characteristics of transportation systems. Urban and regional systems. Relationship between environment and transportation systems. Estimating the impact of decisions.

**CE 520ab Ocean and Coastal Engineering (3-3)** Linear and nonlinear wave theories with engineering applications; wind waves; wave spectra; wave interactions with marine structures; ship mooring, harbor resonance; sediment transport; diffusion processes. *Prerequisite:* *a:* CE 309 or ENE 410.

**CE 522 Groundwater Hydrologic Modeling (3)** Simulation of groundwater hydrologic processes through mathematical, analog, and physical models.

**CE 523 Physiochemical Processes in Environmental Engineering (3)** Concepts and applications of processes that affect water quality in engineered and natural systems, including coagulation, sedimentation, filtration, adsorption, air stripping, and membrane processes. *Prerequisite:* CE 453 or CE 463.

**CE 525 Engineering Mathematical Analysis (3, Sp)** Engineering problems discussed on a physical basis with solutions via mathematical tools: Vector analysis; functions of complex variables, infinite series, residues and conformal mappings. (Duplicates credit in the former CE 525a.)

**CE 526 Engineering Mathematical Methods (3)** Engineering problems discussed on a physical basis with solutions via mathematical tools: Fourier series; Fourier and Laplace transforms; partial differential equations, wave and Laplace equations. (Duplicates credit in the former CE 525b.) *Recommended preparation:* undergraduate multivariable calculus and ordinary differential equations.

**CE 527 Climate Change and Atmospheric Aerosols (3, Fa)** (Enroll in ENE 527)

**CE 528 Seismic Analysis and Design of Reinforced Concrete Bridges (3, Sp)** Fundamental concepts, methods and current codes used in the analysis and design of reinforced concrete bridge structures. Experimental and earthquake observations of bridge performance. *Prerequisite:* CE 457; *recommended preparation:* CE 538.

**CE 529ab Finite Element Analysis (a: 3, Fa; b: 3, Sp)** Basic concepts; stiffness method; variational methods; displacement method; isoparametric formulation; plane stress and strain; plates and shells; dynamics; stability; nonlinear analysis, heat transfer; computer applications.

**CE 530 Nonlinear Mechanics (3)** Nonlinear problems in structural dynamics; elastic-plastic response; approximate methods of nonlinear analysis; stability theory; stability of periodic nonlinear oscillations; Liapounov’s method; nonlinear buckling problems.

**CE 531 Soil Mechanics (3)** Soil formation; clay mineralogy; steady state seepage; mechanical coupling between interstitial water and soil skeleton; experimental soil behavior and its modeling with constitutive equations. *Prerequisite: *CE 464.

**CE 532 Principles of Foundation Engineering (3)** Fundamental methods in foundation engineering; plastic collapse, limit equilibrium, bearing capacity, slope stability; soil-structure interaction; application of numerical methods, finite differences and finite elements. *Prerequisite:* CE 464.

**CE 533 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (3)** Provides a design-oriented understanding of the “state-of-the-practice” of soil mechanics and foundation engineering aspects of earthquake engineering.

**CE 534 Design of Earth Structures (3)** Designed to provide a thorough understanding of the analytical and design principles underlying the construction of a broad range of earth structures.

**CE 535 Earthquake Engineering: Strong Motion Studies (3, Fa)** Earthquake source mechanisms; wave propagation, scattering, diffraction and amplification; empirical scaling of strong ground motion; seismic hazard analysis for earthquake resistant design codes and mapping. (Duplicates credit in former CE 535a.)

**CE 536 Structural Design for Dynamic Loads (3)** Earthquake resistant design criteria with application to steel reinforced concrete and timber structures. Design of blast resistant structures and structures subject to impact loads. *Prerequisite:* CE 459 or CE 541*a*.

**CE 537 Advanced Reinforced Concrete (3, Fa)** Behavior of reinforced concrete members in terms of strength and deformation; relationship between behavior and building code requirements.

**CE 538 Prestressed Concrete (3, Sp)** Fundamental principles of prestressing by pre- and post-tensioning; elastic and time dependent losses; stress analysis and design of prestressed and precast concrete structures.

**CE 539 Advanced Steel Structures (3, Sp)** Design of tubular members and plate girders; design for torsional and seismic loads; general flexural theory; introduction to plastic design; connections.

**CE 540 Limit Analysis of Structures (3)** Plastic analysis and design of frames. Fundamental theorems of plastic analysis; general methods of plastic analysis, design requirements, minimum weight design theorems and applications, shakedown theorems.

**CE 541ab Dynamics of Structures (a: 3, Fa; b: 3, Sp)** *a: *Forced vibrations of discrete MDOF systems; modal analysis; energy methods; analytical dynamics; vibration of continuous systems; wave propagation; computational techniques; application of commercial software tools.* b: *Continuous system responses; approximate methods; introduction to structural control; random vibration concepts; response of continuous systems to random excitation; nonlinear systems (geometric theory), (approximate methods).* Prerequisite: *CE 541

*a*.

**CE 542 Theory of Plates (3)** Theory of plate bending; rectangular and circular plates; anisotropic plates; energy methods; numerical methods; large deformations; sandwich plates. *Prerequisite: *CE 428 or CE 507.

**CE 543 Stability of Structures (3)** Critical loads of columns, beams, thin-wall bars, plates, shells; stability of frames and trusses; effect of inelastic behavior of materials; effect of dynamic loading.

**CE 544 Theory of Shell Structures (3)** General bending theory of shells; membrane theory; shells of revolution; numerical methods; dynamic response. *Prerequisite: *CE 428 or CE 507.

**CE 545ab Advanced Finite Element Method in Structural and Continuum Mechanics (3-3)** *a:* Finite elements in nonlinear mechanics, elasticity, plasticity, viscoelasticity; advanced finite element applications in fracture mechanics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics; computational implementation of finite element method. *Prerequisite: *CE* *529*a*. *b:* Mathematical aspects of the finite element method; correctness of discretizations for elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic equations; accuracy and convergence considerations; stability of time dependent algorithms. *Prerequisite: *CE 545*a*.

**CE 546 Structural Mechanics of Composite Materials (3)** Applications and manufacturing of composites: anisotropic materials; laminated composite plates and shells; buckling and dynamics; strength and failure; interlaminar stresses; delamination; thermal properties; design considerations.

**CE 547 Earthquake Engineering: Response of Structures (3, Sp)** Solutions of seismic structural response: vibrational vs. wave methods, spectral superposition, probabilistic response estimation, nonlinear response; soil-structure interaction; identification and structural health monitoring; experimental methods. (Duplicates credit in former CE 535b.)

**CE 549 Building Design Project (3, Sp)** Integrated design project following design office procedures. A building will be designed in detail using the team approach. Capstone for M.Eng. in Structural Design. *Prerequisite: *CE 459 or CE 541*a*, CE 458 or CE 529*a*, CE 537; *corequisite:* CE 539.

**CE 550 Computer-Aided Engineering (3)** Basic concepts of computer-aided engineering. Modeling; simulation; visualization; optimization; artificial intelligence; manufacturing; information management. Organization and management of computer-aided engineering projects.

**CE 551 Computer-Aided Engineering Project (3)** Computer-aided engineering in a project environment. Responding to RFPs; conceptual design; preliminary analysis; overall and detailed analysis and design; trade-off studies; project management; project presentation.

**CE 552 Managing and Financing Public Engineering Works (3, FaSpSm)** Tools for improving the efficiency and effectiveness of public engineering works, taking into account the political and policy context. Graduate standing. *Recommended preparation:* microeconomic theory.

**CE 553 Biological Processes in Environmental Engineering (3)** Fundamentals and design of aerobic and anaerobic biological treatment processes with a focus on removing organic and inorganic pollutants and recovering resources. *Prerequisite:* CE 453.

**CE 554 Risk and Reliability Analysis for Civil Infrastructure Systems (3, Sp)** Elements of feasibility, reliability, and risk analysis of civil infrastructure systems, simulation, optimization, life-cycle cost, evaluation and decision making.

**CE 555 Underwater Structures (3)** Loads on underwater structures; stress analysis of typical structural elements; buckling problems; dynamic response. *Prerequisite:* CE 507.

**CE 556 Project Controls — Budgeting and Estimating (3, FaSp)** Fundamental principles and practices of cost estimating, budgeting, and cost control of construction projects. Case studies and software exercises based on project data.

**CE 557 Advanced Building Estimating (3, Sp)** Processes in compiling a bid for construction of non-residential building.

**CE 558 International Construction and Engineering (3, Sp)** Business development and project management in international markets. Topics include marketing, planning, contracts and negotiations, procurement, logistics, personnel and financing. Construction operations in adverse environments.

**CE 559 Strategic Planning in Construction Engineering (3, Sp)** Elements and techniques of strategic planning for construction engineering. Fundamentals of engineering as a service sector enterprise. Assessment of markets (including international issues), competitors, and technology. Aspects of overseas engineering business. Management of technology and the role of R&D. Emphasis on concepts. *Recommended preparation: *CE 502.

**CE 560 Simulation of Civil Infrastructure Systems Performance (3)** Time/space and frequency/wave number domain analysis, spectral representation of wind, earthquake and other natural loads, FEM techniques for system response simulation.

**CE 561 Uncertainty Quantification (3)** Methods of quantifying uncertainty in civil engineering and related fields. Basic uncertainty modeling; advanced topics such as reliability analysis, Bayesian updating, random processes, random fields.

**CE 563 Chemistry and Biology of Natural Waters (3)** Chemical and biological limnology; cycles of carbon, nitrogen, phosphorous, sulfur, and other biologically-mediated chemical transformations; effect of pollution on biology and chemistry of natural waters. *Prerequisite: *CE 443 and CE 453.

**CE 565 Wave Propagation in Solids (3)** Elastic waves in infinite and semi-infinite regions; plates and bars; steady-state and transient scattering; dynamic stress concentration; viscoelastic and plastic bodies.

**CE 566 Project Controls — Planning and Scheduling (3, FaSp)** Fundamental principles and practices of planning, CPM scheduling, and resource management. Development of project schedules using CPM theory applied to current and emerging software applications. *Recommended preparation:* CE 556.

**CE 567 Smart Infrastructures (3)** Examination of smart infrastructures relating to energy, water, waste and transportation drawing from the fields of engineering, sustainability, communications, sociology, and psychology.

**CE 570 Building Information Modeling for Collaborative Construction (3, Sp)** Multidisciplinary and geographically distributed virtual project teams used to simulate engineering and construction problems for projects selected in collaboration with industry partners. Open only to Master’s and Doctoral students. *Prerequisite:* CE 470; *recommended preparation:* CE 556, CE 566.

**CE 571 Nuclear Safety and Security: Human Performance and Safety Culture (3)** Provides an overview of human-systems integration considerations, human performance and safety culture in the nuclear power operations.

**CE 572 Construction Labor Management (2)** Unionism in construction. Craft tradition, objectives, regulation, motivation, labor force economics, productivity, and technical change. Hiring systems, supervision of project labor operations, jurisdictional administration.

**CE 579 Introduction to Transportation Planning Law (3)** Federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements affecting California transportation systems, including transportation planning and funding law; and government contracting, environmental, and civil rights requirements.

**CE 580 Law and Finance for Engineering Innovation (3)** (Enroll in ISE 565)

**CE 581 Negotiation For Engineering Management (3, Sp)** (Enroll in ISE 581)

**CE 583 Design of Transportation Facilities (3)** Planning, design, staging, construction, test, and maintenance of the public works and facilities for land, water, and air transportation.* Recommended preparation:* CE 471 and CE 457; probability and statistics on the level of CE 408.

**CE 584 Intelligent Transportation Systems (3)** Fundamentals of intelligent transportation systems, automated vehicles, communication systems, connected vehicle technologies, mobile devices, policy and planning, international research, standards, architecture, and economics of ITS.

**CE 585 Traffic Engineering and Control (3, Sp)** Conceptual engineering geometric design, installation, and calibration of vehicular storage and traffic controls; safe flow optimization of vehicles on various thoroughfares. *Recommended preparation: *CE 471.

**CE 586x Management for Engineers (4)** (Enroll in AME 589*x*)

**CE 587 Transportation Energy Analysis (3)** Energy consumption and socioeconomic impacts of past, present, and future transportation systems; analysis of alternatives between energy-intensive and low-cost transportation modes.

**CE 588 Railroad Engineering (3)** Railroad infrastructure including passenger and freight operations, track alignment (horizontal and vertical) design, basic components and terminology used in rail design and an understanding of this mode of transportation. *Recommended preparation:* CE 471.

**CE 589 Port Engineering: Planning and Operations (3, Fa)** Physical and operational characteristics of marine ports; impact analysis of modern logistics on port operation, planning and management; optimization and efficiency solutions for container terminals.

**CE 590 Directed Research (1-12)** Research leading to the master’s degree. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.

**CE 594abz Master’s Thesis (2-2-0)** Credit on acceptance of thesis. Graded IP/CR/NC.

**CE 599 Special Topics (2-4, max 9)** Course content will be selected each semester to reflect current trends and developments in the field of civil engineering.

**CE 611 Stochastic Modeling and Simulation (3)** Stochastic methods for modeling and simulating physical, chemical and biological processes. Topics include: Stochastic partial differential equations, Monte Carlo simulations, moment equation methods, stochastic expansions. Open only to graduate students.

**CE 633 Urban Transportation Planning and Management (4, 2 years, Fa)** (Enroll in PPD 633)

**CE 634 Institutional and Policy Issues in Transportation (4, Sp)** (Enroll in PPD 634)

**CE 638 Stochastic Optimization (3, FaSp)** (Enroll in ISE 638)

**CE 640 Advanced Theory of Elasticity (3)** Curvilinear tensors; equations of nonlinear elasticity; elementary solutions; small deformations superimposed on large deformations; bifurcation of equilibrium states; nonlinear shell theory. *Prerequisite:* CE 507.

**CE 645 Uncertainty Modeling and Stochastic Optimization (3)** Introduction to the mathematical foundations, numerical algorithms, and computational tools necessary for solving problems of optimization under uncertainty. Open only to graduate students.

**CE 647 Multiscale Methods in Mechanics (3)** Behavior of man-made and natural materials at different scales; experimental methods to characterize behavior; governing equations, interscale coupling, information exchange; probabilistic representations; error analysis. Open only to master’s, doctoral, and professional students. *Prerequisite:* AME 525 or AME 526 or CE 525 or CE 526.

**CE 670 Advanced Research Methods for Built Environment Informatics (3, FaSp)** Research methods in informatics for intelligent built environments; data acquisition, analysis and interpretation for adaptive and responsive built environments and their interactions with end users.

**CE 690 Directed Research (1-4, max 8)** Laboratory study of specific problems by candidates for the degree Engineer in Civil Engineering. Graded CR/NC.

**CE 692 Transportation and the Environment (4)** (Enroll in PPD 692)

**CE 694abz Thesis (2-2-0)** Required for the degree Engineer in Civil Engineering. Credit on acceptance of thesis. Graded IP/CR/NC.

**CE 790 Research (1-12)** Research leading to the doctorate. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.

**CE 794abcdz Doctoral Dissertation (2-2-2-2-0)** Credit on acceptance of dissertation. Graded IP/CR/NC.