civil engineering

Civil Engineering Program

 

Programme’s Vision, Mission and Objectives

The Program Vision is to offer high quality, student-centered learning environment such that the programs becomes one of the primary selection for qualified undergraduate engineering students in Egypt.

The Mission of the Program is to meet the needs of the accelerated Egyptian national and regional growth by establishing quality skill-based engineering programs that provide the Egyptian market with engineering fresh graduates in multi-disciplinary fields who are equipped with skills, knowledge and advanced methodologies for life-long learning.

The Main Objective of the Program is to meet the needs of the Egyptian Industry by providing the market with fresh Civil Engineers graduates equipped with broad Civil Engineering Knowledge and multiple communication, personal and intellectual skills.

The Program Values are: Student focused, Faculty and staff valued, Ethical and moral conduct, Quality and excellence, Accountability, Leadership and service, Sense of pride, Academic freedom, Communication and interaction, and Continuous improvement.

Institute requirements

Civil Engineering Program

Humanities

Basic Sciences

Engineering Sciences

Total

18 CH

10%

30 CH

16.7%

15 CH

8.3%

63 CH

35%

A) HUMANITY Courses:

The student will take (6) Humanity Courses, 4 courses obligatory and 2 Courses from the elective courses list with a total of 18 credit hours.

 

1) Obligatory Courses:

Code

Course Title

Credits

HUMN 110

English Language

3

HUMN 201

Engineering Skills and Ethics

3

HUMN 301

Technical Writing and Communication Skills

3

HUMN 440

Engineering Economics

3

Total Credit Hours

12

 

2) Elective Courses:

The student will chose 2 courses with a total of 6 credit hours.

Code

Course Title

Credits

HUMN X01

Introductory Sociology

3

HUMN X02

History of Arabian and Islamic Civilization

3

HUMN X03

History of Ancient Egypt

3

HUMN X04

Impact of Technology on Society

3

HUMN X05

Contracts and Legalinices

3

B) Science Courses:

 

Code

Course Title

Credits

ECHM 110

General Chemistry for Engineering

3

EPHS 110

Engineering Mechanics I-Statics

3

EPHS 120

Engineering Mechanics II Dynamics

3

EPHS 121

Physics Engineering I

3

EPHS 121

Physics Engineering II

3

EMAT 110

Mathematics for Engineering I

3

EMAT 120

Mathematics for Engineering II

3

EMAT 121

Linear Algebra

3

EMAT 230

Mathematics for Engineering III

3

EMAT 231

Differential Equations & Partial Differential Equations

3

                                                    Total Credit Hours

30

 

C) Basic Engineering Science Courses:

 

Code

Course Title

Credits

CIVL 103

Civil Engineering Drawing

3

CIVL 221

Materials Science

3

ENGR 120

Engineering Computation

3

ENGR 121

Production Technology & Engineering History

3

EMAT 240

Statistics & Probability for Engineering

3

Total Credit Hours

15

Department Requirement Course List (applied engineering)

 

Code

Course Title

Credits

CIVL 211

Structural Analysis

3

CIVL 212

Strength of Materials

3

CIVL 213

Structural Analysis II

3

CIVL 221

Materials Science

3

CIVL 222

Civil Engineering Materials

3

CIVL 241

Fluid Mechanics

3

CIVL 230

Engineering Management Principals

3

CIVL 311

Introduction to Structural Dynamics

3

CIVL 312

Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures I

3

CIVL 321

Concrete Technology I

3

CIVL 332

Geotechnical Engineering I

3

CIVL 333

Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics

3

CIVL 341

Analysis and Design of Hydraulic Systems

3

CIVL 342

Water Resources

3

CIVL 343

Structural Analysis III

3

CIVL 351

Environmental Engineering I

3

CIVL 371

Surveying I

3

CIVL 372

Surveying Engineering II

3

CIVL 412

Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures II

3

CIVL 413

Design of Steel Structures I

3

CIVL 414

Design of Steel Structures II

3

CIVL 431

Foundation Engineering I

3

CIVL 441

Irrigation and Drainage

3

CIVL 455

Water and Wastewater Treatment Design

3

CIVL 461

Highway Engineering

3

CIVL 462

Traffic Engineering I

3

CIVL 481

Construction Engineering I

3

CIVL 482

Construction Engineering II

3

CIVL 531

Foundation Engineering II

3

CIVL 598

Civil Engineering Design Project I

3

CIVL 599

Civil engineering Design Project II

3

Total Credit Hours

93

 

Technical Elective List of Courses

The student will take (4) Technical Elective Courses (CIVL 5xx) from the list of courses, each course is 3 credit hours, of a total of 12 credit hours.

Group

Code

Course Title

Credits

Structural,  Materials & Geotechnical Eng.

CIVL 415

Computer Aided Analysis and Design

3

CIVL 511

Design of Masonry Structures

3

CIVL 512

Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures III

3

CIVL 513

Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures

3

CIVL 514

Design of Steel Structures III

3

CIVL 515

Structural Design for Fire Safety

3

CIVL 516

Rehabilitation of Structures

3

CIVL 521

Concrete Technology II

3

CIVL 522

Modern Civil Engineering Materials

3

CIVL 532

Geotechnical Engineering II

3

Water Resource & Environmental Eng.

CIVL 541

Coastal and Harbour Engineering

3

CIVL 542

Water Resources Planning and Management

3

CIVL 543

Groundwater Engineering

3

CIVL 551

Environmental Engineering II

3

CIVL 552

Solid Waste Management

3

Surveying & Highway Engineering

CIVL 561

Pavement Materials and Design

3

CIVL 571

Topographic Mapping

3

CIVL 563

Traffic Engineering II

3

CIVL 564

Railways Engineering

3

Construction Management

CIVL 581

Project Management for construction

3

CIVL 582

Project Planning and Scheduling

3

CIVL 583

Risk & Safety Management

3

CIVL 584

Project Budgeting

3

 

Civil Engineering Courses

CIVL 103: Civil Engineering Drawing (3 credits)

Engineering drawing techniques, Introduction to AutoCAD Software and Computer-aided Drawing, Projection, Views and Sectional Views, Intersections, Dimensioning, Orthographic Projections, Auxiliary and Sectional Views of Buildings. Architectural and Civil Engineering Drawing at Preliminary and Final Stages, Introduction to Steel Structural Drawings.

Lectures: 1 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Laboratory: 4 hours per week.

CIVL 201 : Numerical Methods for Civil Engineering (3 credits)

Prerequisite: EMAT 231

Roots of algebraic and transcendental equations; function approximation; numerical differentiation; numerical integration; solution of simultaneous algebraic equations; numerical integration of ordinary differential equations.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 211 : Structural Analysis I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 101

Analysis of statically determinate structures: deflections, strain energy concepts, virtual work principles. Mueller Breslau principle, influence lines. Approximate methods for statically indeterminate structures. Collapse load analysis. Computer applications.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 212 : Strength of Materials (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIV 211

Mechanical behaviour of materials; stress; strain; shear and bending moment diagrams; introduction to inelastic action. Analysis and design of structural and machine elements subjected to axial, torsional, and flexural loadings. Combined stresses and stress transformation. Deflections. Introduction to elastic stability.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 213 : Structural Analysis II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVIL 211

Analysis of statically indeterminate structures: the methods of consistent deformations, slope deflection, and moment distribution. Application of virtual work principles. Introduction to matrix methods. Computer applications.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hour per week.

CIVL 221: Materials Science (3 credits)

Prerequisite: ECHM 110 and EPHS122

An introduction to the structure of both crystalline and amorphous solids; the physical and chemical basis for properties exhibited by materials; an overview of material properties including mechanical, electrical, magnetic and thermal behaviour.

Lectures: 2 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hour per week. Laboratory: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 222 : Civil Engineering Materials (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 221

Specifications of engineering materials and products. Main properties of engineering materials (physical chemical, mechanical, etc….). Non-metallic building materials and units. Properties and testing of building stones, Lime, Gypsum, Timber, Bricks, Tiles. Isolation materials; moisture heat and sound. Metallic building materials and units: Structural steel, Welding and welded splices. Behaviour of metals under static loads: Tension, compression, Flexure, Shear, Surface hardness of metals. Behaviour of metals under dynamic loads (Impact) and repeated loads (fatigue), Creep.

Lectures: 2 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Laboratory: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 230 : Engineering Management Principles (3 credits)

Introduction to project delivery systems. Principles of project management; role and activity of a manager; enterprise organizational charts; cost estimating; planning and control. Company finances; interest and time value of money; discounted cash flow; evaluation of projects in private and public sectors; depreciation methods; business tax regulations; decision tree; sensitivity analysis.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 241 : Fluid Mechanics (3 credits)

Prerequisite: EMAT 231

Review of fluid properties and hydrostatics: Manometry, Forces on plane and curved surfaces, Buoyancy, Fluid masses subject to acceleration (forced vortex). Kinematics of fluid motion: Fluid flow, Types of flow, Classification of flow, Continuity equation. Flow of Incompressible fluid: One-dimensional flow, Euler’s Equation in three dimensions, Bernoulli’s, Energy equation, Applications of Bernoulli’s equation (flow through free and submerged orifices, flow over notches and weirs flow measuring devices, time of filling and emptying tanks under variable and constant heads, free vortex). Pipe flow: Laminar and turbulent flow, Reynolds number, Shear stress distribution, Velocity distribution, Main losses, Secondary losses, Single pipe, Pipe connections (parallel and series), Pipe branching, Three tank problems. The Impulse-Momentum principle: Development of the principle, Pipe bends, Enlargements and contractions, Hydraulic structures in open channels.

Lectures: 2 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Laboratory: 2 hour per week

CIVL 311 : Introduction of Structural Dynamics (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 213, EPHS 120

Theory of vibration. Dynamic response of simple structural systems. Effects of blast, wind, traffic, and machinery vibrations. Basic concepts in earthquake resistant design. Computer applications.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hour per week

CIVL 312 : Design of Reinforced Concrete I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 213

Design methodologies, structural safety, calculation of demand, vertical & horizontal load determination and distribution. Behaviour and limit states design of reinforced concrete linear elements in pure flexure, bond, shear and axial compression. Design of reinforced concrete plate elements (one- and two-way slabs). Design of isolated footings. Serviceability limits states.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 321: Concrete Technology I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 222

Concrete materials: Cement, Aggregate, Mixing water, Admixtures, and Reinforcing steel. Properties of fresh concrete: Consistency, Workability, Cohesion, Segregation, Bleeding. Mix design: Engineered methods, Empirical methods. Properties of hardened concrete: Compressive strength, Tensile strength, Flexural strength, Bond strength.

Lectures: 2 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Laboratory: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 332 : Geotechnical Engineering I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 212

Index properties and classification of soils. Weight-volume relation- ships. Soil structures. Moisture-density relation- ships. Permeability, deformation, and strength of soils. Principle of total and effective stresses. Steady stage seepage through isotropic soil media. Stress distribution due to external loads and analysis of total settlements. Outline of theory of consolidation. Fundamentals of stability of earth retaining walls, slopes, and footings.

Lectures: 2 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Laboratory: 2 hour per week.

CIVL 333: Engineering Geology and Rock Mechanics (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 332

Soil and rock cycle, engineering characteristics of geological structures (joints, faults, folds, landforms), seismic forces, substance and mass properties of rock (compressibility, shear strength, permeability), rock as a construction material, weathering and engineering aspects of transported soils (alluvial, colluvial, glacial, coastal, Aeolian, lacustrine, residual soils), groundwater and soil stability.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 341 : Analysis and Design of Hydraulic Systems (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 241

Applications of fluid mechanics to engineering and natural systems including closed conduits and pipe networks, open channel flow, turbo machinery, and hydrology.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hour per week.

CIVL 342 : Water Resources (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 241

An introduction to basic concepts and issues of water resources management, emphasizing on water law and rights, water resources planning, institutional and organizational arrangements, sustainable water resources development. Case studies illustrate the role of political, social, economic, and environmental factors in decision making.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 343 : Structural Analysis III (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 213

Matrix Analysis of Plane Framed Structures: force method and displacement method. Formulation of stiffness and flexibility matrices. Introduction to plastic analysis and design, and finite element method. Introduction to plates and shells.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 351 : Environmental Engineering  I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 241

Introduction to water pollution, air pollution, land pollution, noise pollution, hazardous and solid waste, and their control. Environmental impact statements and global pollution issues.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Laboratory: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 371 : Surveying I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: EMAT 231

Introduction to mapping and surveying science: Historical background, Definitions and branches of surveying science. The surveying maps, Scales and measurements units. Field sketches, Electronic methods of linear measurements, Electronic measurements and their corrections kinds of directions, Azimuth, Methods of observing angles and their associated errors. Methods of calculating coordinates. Setting out of angles. EDM and theodolite instruments. Traverse observations and calculations. Two dimensional coordinates transformation. Setting out of points by intersection and resection. Area calculation. Land division. Introduction to theory of errors in plane surveying.

Lectures: 2 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Lab & Fieldwork: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 372: Surveying II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 371

Introduction to vertical control, Different methods for height difference determination, Ordinary levelling survey level and survey staff, Calculation of ordinary levelling, Precise level, Calculations of precise levelling, Indirect methods for height difference determination, Tachometry, Trigonometric levelling, Earth curvature and refraction and their effects on height differences, Applications of levelling, Longitudinal levelling, Cross section levelling, Grid levelling, Contour lines and work, Topographic maps, Volume computations and earth.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Lab & Fieldwork: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 412 : Design of Reinforced Concrete Design II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 312

Design of sections subject to eccentric bending, Long columns, Design and detailing of RC frames, Different systems of RC elements: slabs, stairs, trusses, varendeel girders, arch slabs, arch girders, design of saw tooth slab and girder types, details of joints in R.C. structures.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 413 : Design of Steel Structures I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 213

Introduction to different types of steel structures. Loads and load combinations acting on steel structures. Analysis and design concepts, LEFD design concepts. Properties of steel, Common steel sections. Structural systems and general layout. Design of tension members. Types and failure modes of bolted connections, Analysis and design of concentric and eccentric bolted connections. Types and failure modes of welded connections, Factored resistance of welds, design of concentric and eccentric welded connections. Design of axially loaded compression members and columns, column base plates.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hour per week.

CIVL 414 : Design of Steel Structures II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 413

Design of steel flexural members, Local bucking of beams, Lateral torsion-flexure buckling, Crippling of webs, Floor beams, Purlins, Crane track girders. Analysis and design of beam-columns, Cross section strength, overall member strength. Design of unstiffened and stiffened plate girders. Composite steel-concrete constructions, composite slabs, composite beams, composite columns, shear studs.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hour per week.

CIVL 415 : Computer Aided Analysis and Design (2 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 343, CIVL 412

Components and operation of microcomputers. Elementary programming using FORTRAN, BASIC, and MathCad. Use of commercial software in the analysis and design (STAAD3, PCA, SAP90, ….). Development and presentation of design projects using Computer-aided design/Drawing package.

Lectures: 2 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Laboratory: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 431 : Foundation Engineering I (3 credits:3-2-0)

Prerequisite: CIVL 412, CIVL 332

Subsurface investigation (planning, boreholes, open and test pits, soil sampling, rock coring, visual inspection, SPT, CPT, vane shear test, plate load test, field permeability test, geophysical test methods, exploration report), soil bearing capacity for shallow foundations, lateral earth pressure, stability of retaining walls, introduction to deep foundations, computer application.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 441 : Irrigation and Drainage (2 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 342

Irrigation techniques: traditional and modern irrigation techniques. Design of irrigation networks, Drainage techniques, Design of Drainage networks

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 455 : Water and Wastewater Treatment Design (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 351

Water Treatement: Pretreatment studies, precipitation softening, coagulation and flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, sludge handling, chlorination, ozonation. Plant hydraulics, flow measurements, pumps, instrumentation and control, tertiary treatment.

Wastewater treatment: Processes and designs used in wastewater treatment, water quality standards, wastewater characteristics, application of biochemical oxygen demand, sources and effects of pollution, physical, chemical, and biological wastewater treatment processes, and waste sludge management.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 461 : Highway Engineering (2 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 371

Functional highway classification, Design control and criteria, Highway cross section, Horizontal alignment design including design of curves and superelevation, Vertical alignment design including grades and vertical curves, Highway drainage, Intersection design of both at-grade and interchanges. The design lab involves route location and design of rural roadway segment and estimation of earthwork quantities and costs using Mass-Haul diagram.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 462 : Traffic Engineering I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 461

Characteristics of road users, vehicles, and roadways. Traffic studies: Speed, Travel time and delay, Traffic volumes, Traffic accidents, and Parking study. Traffic stream components, Traffic capacity analysis of multilane uninterrupted flow facilities, Intersection control, Traffic control devices. Basic intersection signalization, Traffic signal design and timing.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 481 : Construction Engineering I (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 230

The nature of construction and the environment in which the industry works; organizational structures for project delivery; construction contracts and documents; introduction to construction processes: excavation and site works, foundation layout, concrete form design, concrete, steel, and masonry construction; project planning, scheduling, and control; construction safety.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 482 : Construction Engineering-II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 481

A study of current construction methods and techniques. The subjects include site preparation and earth- work, wood framing, masonry, concrete forming, slip forming, pre-cast construction, industrialized building, deep excavation shoring and underpinning. Design, erection, and removal of temporary construction work. Current field practice and safety considerations. Site visits.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hour per week.

CIVL 511 : Design of Masonry Structures

Prerequisite: CIVL 213

Introduction to load bearing masonry, masonry materials, behaviour of masonry assemblages, design of reinforced masonry beams, design of unreinforced and reinforced masonry walls under out-of-plane loads, design of unreinforced and reinforced masonry shear walls. Construction details and specification and building design examples.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 512 : Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures III (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 412

Shear Walls, High rise buildings, Design of deep beam and details of reinforcement, Water tanks: design of sections, elevated, ground and underground tanks, circular and rectangular tanks, calculation of internal forces. Surface of revolution: design and details of reinforcement.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 513: Prestressed Concrete (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 412

Types of prestressing and applications, concepts, losses, flexure design of beams, shear design of beams, bond and anchorage, deflection, design of continuous beams, design of one and two-way slabs, construction details.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 514 : Design of Steel Structures III (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 414

Orthotropic structures: orthotropic systems, orthotropic floors and decks, behaviour and design, construction details. Steel box girders: members design, connections design, details of connections. Steel hollow section structures: different applications in trusses, arches and varendeels, connection design, details of connections. Storage structures: Tanks; types of tanks, analysis and design, and construction details, Silos; types of silos, analysis and design, and construction details.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 515 : Structural Design for Fire Safety (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 414, CIVL 412

Fire safety in buildings; Fire and heat; Room fires; Fire severity; Fire resistance; Design of structures exposed to fire; Behaviour and design of steel structures in fire; Behaviour and design of concrete structures in fire; Light frame construction for fire-resistance; Design recommendations.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 516 : Rehabilitation of Structures (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 414, CIVL 412

Evaluation of structures, Choice of rehabilitation technique, testing of existed and rehabilitated structures. Method of rehabilitation traditional and advanced, strengthening of RC and steel structures

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 521 : Concrete Technology II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 321

Concrete manufacturing: Storage, Mixing, Transportation, Pouring, Compacting, Curing, Construction Joints, Shrinkage and movement joints, Formwork, Ready mixed concrete. Properties of hardened concrete: Volumetric changes, Elasticity and creep, Durability of concrete. Non-destructive testing: Rebound hammer, Ultrasonic, Pulse velocity, Core, Steel detection, Radiation. Statistical analysis: To judge the concrete quality. Special concrete: Polymer, Fibre and lightweight concretes. Hot weather concreting: Definition, Problems, Precautions. Repair and strengthening of R.C. structures: Assessment methods, Repair materials, Overview for different techniques. Concrete floorings: Floor types, Materials properties, Joints construction, Surface finish and preparation.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 522 : Modern Civil Engineering Materials (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 222

Introduction, Different types of new construction materials, Constituent materials of the new construction materials, Properties (physical, chemical, mechanical), Fabrication technology, Comparison with conventional construction materials, Structural applications, Testing, Economical point of view.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hour per week

CIVL 531 : Foundation Engineering II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 431

Analysis and design of deep foundations (piers, caissons, piles), stability of open cuts, stability and design of sheet-pile walls (cantilever, free and fixed earth support types, ties, wales), design of secant-pile walls, computer applications.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 532 : Geotechnical Engineering II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 332

Stability of slopes, design of dewatering systems, characteristics of desert problematic soils (swelling soil, dune sand, salt-bearing soil “Sabkha”, liquefiable sand), soil improvement methods (mechanical, chemical), description and use of geosynthetics, stability and design of reinforced-earth walls, design of liner systems for liquid containments and solid waste landfills, computer applications.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 541 : Coastal and Harbour Engineering (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 431

Introduction to coastal and harbour engineering; planning and design of harbours; Treaties and international agreements;  Capacity of harbours; Transportation and storage; harbour services

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 542 : Water Resources Planning and Management (3 credits:)

Prerequisite: CIVL 342

An introduction to basic concepts and issues of water resources management, emphasizing on water law and rights, water resources planning, institutional and organizational arrangements, sustainable water resources development. Case studies illustrate the role of political, social, economic, and environmental factors in decision making.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 543 : Ground Water Engineering (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 342

Physical properties of groundwater and aquifers, principals and fundamental equations of porous media flow and mass transport, well hydraulics and pumping test analysis, role of groundwater in the hydrologic cycle, groundwater quality and contamination.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 551 : Environmental Engineering II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 351

Ecosystem; Sustainable energy, mineral and Soil Resources; Water Quality Management; Solid Waste Engineering; Hazardous Waste Engineering; Noise Pollution.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 552: Solid Waste Management (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 351

Investigations of the regulatory and technical issues affecting solid waste management, with an emphasis on the principals governing the transport, fate, and remediation of solid waste in the subsurface, including advection, dispersion, sorption, inter phase mass transfer reactions.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week

CIVL 561 : Pavement Materials and Design (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 461

Review of soil properties, Soil classification for highway construction, Soil field compaction and construction equipments, Bituminous materials: uses, properties, and tests of asphalted materials, Design of asphalt concrete using Marshall Method and Superpave systems. Design of Flexible pavements: Structural components of pavement, Soil stabilization, Asphalt Institute method and AASHTO pavement design methods. Design of Rigid pavements: Materials, Joints, Stresses Thickness design using AASHTO and PCA design methods. Course Lab involves all tests on asphalt, CBR and Marshall Method.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week. Laboratory: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 563 : Traffic Engineering II (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 462

Mass transit plans design and operation (bus and rail), Traffic flow parameters: speed-flow-density, spacing and time headway, Highway capacity and level of service for urban arterial highways, Analysis and design of signalized intersections based on HCM2000, Traffic signal coordination.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 564 : Railways Engineering(3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 481

Introduction to Railways Engineering, Urban and Sub-urban design of railways, Vertical and horizontal curves, signs and design of control stations; Economical and environmental effect of railways

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 571 : Topographic Mapping (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 372

Introduction to geometric and physical geodesy – Horizontal control Surveys – Coordinate system – Global positioning systems (GPS) – system configuration – Static and kinematic GPS – Differential GPS – Surveying with GPS. Introduction to the theory of errors. Photogrammetry: Aerial cameras – Relief displacement – Stereoscopy and parallax – relative and absolute orientation – Stereo-plotters.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 581 : Project Management for Construction (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 481

Introduction to project management techniques in construction, including project delivery methods, construction contracts, cost estimating and bidding planning and scheduling, cash flow analysis, project tracking and control, computer applications.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 582 : Project Planning and Scheduling (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 481

Introduction to Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), network methods of project planning & scheduling, such as AON, PERT, bar-charting, line-of-balance, and VPM techniques. Project compression analysis and control. Computer applications in project management. The Laboratory component of this course covers modern project management tools and techniques on the personal computer.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 583 : Risk & Safety Management (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 381

Introduction to advanced concept of the systematic process of identifying, analyzing, and responding to risk and safety management of construction projects. Risk management during construction project life, risk analysis, risk evaluation, risk assessment, risk prevention in construction projects, Safety and health considerations on construction project, safety regulations and safety management.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 584 : Project Budgeting (3 credits)

Prerequisite: CIVL 481

Concepts of pricing and markup, development of historic costs, life cycle costing, change order and conceptual estimating, and emphasizing microcomputer methods. Project budgeting techniques. Balance sheet and financial management. Cost estimating for large projects and other engineering works.

Lectures: 3 hours per week. Tutorial: 2 hours per week.

CIVL 598 & CIVL 599 : CIVL Engineering Design Project (2 terms)

(2 terms x3 = 6 credits)

Capstone Course over two semester.

Lectures: 1 hour per week. Laboratory: 4 hours per week.