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Civil Engineering (C E)

C E 336 Materials Science for Civil Engineers (3) Introduction to civil engineering materials; their structure and behavior: relationship between structure and behavior.

C E 336 Materials Science for Civil Engineers (3)

This course introduces engineering students to the structure, properties and behavior of construction materials, providing the bridge between engineering mechanics and engineering design. The course is an engineering science course focused at providing the students with a working knowledge of the nature and engineering properties of construction materials to understand prediction models and statistical variations for quality control. The course provides an introduction to aggregates, concrete, asphalt, timber, steel, structural alloys, and polymers used in the civil infrastructure and in building construction.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 2012
Prerequisite: E MCH 213 ; Prerequisite or concurrent:STAT 401

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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