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These course descriptions are not being updated as of August 1, 2016. Current course descriptions are maintained in LionPATH.

Civil Engineering Technology (CET)

CET 308 Construction Methods and Materials (3) The study of the methods and materials used in the construction industry.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MATH 022, MATH 026, ED&G 100 orEG T 101 andEG T 102  

CET 342 Civil Engineering Materials - Concrete and Bituminous (3) Properties and tests for aggregates, portland cement, fresh and hardened concrete, concrete mix designs. Bituminous Materials: properties, mixtures and tests.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: MATH 022, MATH 026  

CET 343 Soils Mechanics (3) This course presents the fundamentals of engineering soil mechanics related to civil engineering.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: MATH 140 Statics   Concurrent: ET 322 or E MCH 213 or MCH T 213

CET 361 Fluid Flow (3) Fluid flow theory; hydrostatics; dimensional analysis and similitude; pipe flow; flow measurement; open channels; flow forces; fluid machinery.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: MATH 140 Statics Dynamics  

CET 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CET 430 Structural Analysis (3) Analysis of determinate structures; use of influence lines; deflection of structures; classical methods of analysis of statically indeterminate structures.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: Statics Strength of MaterialsMATH 140  

CET 431 Structural Design-Steel (3) Design of steel beams, columns, truss members, decks, bar joists and selected connections.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: Statics Strength of MaterialsMATH 140   Concurrent: CET 430

CET 432 Structural Design-Reinforced Concrete (3) Design of reinforced concrete beams, columns, slabs, and selected framing systems for bending and shear. Introduction to formwork design.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: Statics Strength of MaterialsMATH 140   Concurrent: CET 430

CET 434 Foundations (3) Analysis and design of footings, piling, retaining walls; consideration of contruction problems involving soils and foundations of structures.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CET 343, CET 430, CET 432  

CET 435 Construction Estimating (3) Methods and techniques used in estimating construction cost; practice in takeoffs, costing and final bid preparation; microcomputer applications/class projects.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: ED&G 100, ET 200, C E 333W  

CET 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

CET 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

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