CE - Civil Engineering

Patricia J. S. Colberg, Dept. Chair, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering (104 Buchanan Engr. Lab. 83844-1022; phone 208/885-5041).

Prerequisites: All prerequisites for Civil Engineering (CE) courses must be completed successfully with a grade of C or better.

CE 115 Introduction to Civil Engineering

CE 115 Introduction to Civil Engineering (1 cr)

Introduction to civil engineering problem solving skills, development of software use skills, graphical analysis, data analysis, and oral and written communication skills. One weekly two hour laboratory with up to 3 out-of-class activities.

Prereq: Major in civil engineering

CE 200 Seminar

CE 200 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

CE 203 Workshop

CE 203 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

CE 204 Special Topics

CE 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

CE 211 Engineering Surveying

CE 211 Engineering Surveying (3 cr)

Theory of measurements, basic equations for survey computations, types of distribution of errors, topographical and land surveying introduction to geographic information systems and global positioning systems, coordinate geometry and coordinate transformations, site engineering projects using land development software, application of surveying methods to construction; site engineering, and civil engineering projects surveying instruments. Two lec and one 3-hr lab a week; periodic field data collection and one or two field trips.

Prereq: Math 143 or Math 170 or Math 175, and Engr 105. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 215 Civil Engineering Analysis and Design

CE 215 Civil Engineering Analysis and Design (3 cr)

Application of basic science, mathematics, and fundamental engineering principles to solution of civil engineering design problems; use of structured programming concepts in design; develop oral and written communication skills.

Prereq: CE 115, Engr 105, and Math 170. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

Coreq: Phys 211/211L. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 298 Internship

CE 299 Directed Study

CE 299 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

CE 322 Hydraulics

CE 322 Hydraulics (4 cr)

Applied principles of fluid mechanics; closed conduit flow, hydraulic machinery, open channel flow; design of hydraulic systems. Laboratory exercises on closed conduit flow, hydraulic machinery, open channel flow and mixing process. Three lec a week and 4-6 labs a semester.

Prereq: CE 215, Math 310, Phys 211, Engr 220 and Engr 335. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 325 Fundamentals of Hydrologic Engineering

CE 325 Fundamentals of Hydrologic Engineering (3 cr)

Same as BE 355. Principles of hydrologic science and their application to the solution of hydraulic, hydrologic, environmental, and water resources engineering problems.

Prereq: Math 310, Stat 301, and Engr 335. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 330 Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering

CE 330 Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering (3 cr)

Principles of engineered environmental systems, including physical, chemical, and microbiological processes; types and effects of pollutants; regulations; treatment of water, wastewater, sludges, and solid waste; control of air and agricultural pollution. Two lec and one 3-hour lab a wk.

Prereq: Engr 335, Chem 111, CE 215 and Math 310. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 342 Theory of Structures

CE 342 Theory of Structures (3 cr)

Stresses and strains in statically determinate and indeterminate beam, truss, and rigid frame structures; effects of moving loads; matrix displacement method. Two lec and one 3-hr lab a wk.

Prereq: Engr 350, Math 275, Math 310, and Phys 211/211L. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 357 Properties of Construction Materials

CE 357 Properties of Construction Materials (4 cr)

Principles of construction materials, composition, physical and mechanical properties, test methods, data analysis and interpretations, and report writing; materials covered are aggregates, cements, concretes, metals, wood, and composites. Three lec and two hrs of lab.

Prereq: CE 215, Engr 350, Math 310. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

Coreq: Stat 301. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 360 Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering

CE 360 Fundamentals of Geotechnical Engineering (4 cr)

Soil composition, descriptions, and classification systems; permeability and seepage; capillarity and suction; total, effective, and neutral stresses, compression and volume changes; shear strength; compaction. Three lectures, and 2 hours of lab a week.

Prereq: CE 215, Engr 335, Engr 350, and Math 310. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 372 Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering

CE 372 Fundamentals of Transportation Engineering (4 cr)

Intro to planning, design, and operation of highway and traffic, public transportation, and airport systems. Three lec and one 3-hr lab a wk; periodic field data collection and one or two field trips.

Prereq: Stat 301 and CE 211. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

Coreq: Engl 317. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 398 Internship

CE 400 Seminar

CE 400 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

CE 403 Workshop

CE 403 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

CE 404 Special Topics

CE 404 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

CE 411 Engineering Fundamentals

CE 411 Engineering Fundamentals (1 cr)

Review of basic engineering and science material covered in Fundamentals of Engineering exam. Offered for the nine to ten week period prior to the exam date. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Senior standing or Permission

CE 413 Bridge Design

CE J413/J513 Bridge Design (3 cr)

Structural systems for bridges, loading analysis by influence lines, slab and girder bridges, composite design, pre-stressed concrete, rating of existing bridges, specifications and economic factors.

Prereq: CE 441 or CE 444

CE 421 Engineering Hydrology

CE 421 Engineering Hydrology (3 cr)

Hydrologic design including: statistical methods, rainfall analysis and design storm development, frequency analysis, peak discharge estimation, hydrograph analysis and synthesis, flow routing, and risk analysis.

Prereq: CE 325 or BE 355. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 422 Hydraulic Structures Analysis and Design

CE J422/J522 Hydraulic Structures Analysis and Design (3 cr)

Hydraulic design and stability analysis of hydraulic structures, such as dams, weirs, spillways, stilling basins, culverts, levees, fish ladders etc. Project oriented problems. Extra design projects or different design projects for grad cr. One field trip. CE 422 is a cooperative course available to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 322 or Equivalent, Engr 360, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 428 Open Channel Hydraulics

CE 428 Open Channel Hydraulics (3 cr)

Hydraulics of uniform and varied flow in open channels with fixed and movable beds. Recommended Preparation: CE 322. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

CE 431 Design of Water and Wastewater Systems I

CE J431/J511 Design of Water and Wastewater Systems I (3 cr)

Application of fundamental engineering science to the design of systems for the treatment of domestic and industrial water supplies; treatment and re-use of domestic sewage and industrial wastes. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit.

Prereq: CE 322, CE 330, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 432 Design of Water and Wastewater Systems II

CE J432/J532 Design of Water and Wastewater Systems II (3 cr)

Application of unit operations and processes to design of integrated wastewater treatment systems; critical analysis of existing designs. Additional projects/assignments reqd for grad cr. CE 532 is a cooperative course available to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 431. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 433 Water Quality Management

CE J433/J533 Water Quality Management (3 cr)

Physical, chemical, and biological techniques for analysis of water quality management problems; development of design criteria for corrective systems. Additional projects/assignments reqd for grad cr.

Prereq: Permission

CE 441 Reinforced Concrete Design

CE 441 Reinforced Concrete Design (3 cr)

Strength design method in accordance with latest ACI code. Two lec and one 2-hr lab a wk.

Prereq: CE 342. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 444 Steel Design

CE 444 Steel Design (3 cr)

Structural steel design using latest AISC specifications. Two lec and one 2-hr lab a wk.

Prereq: CE 342. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 445 Matrix Structural Analysis

CE J445/J545 Matrix Structural Analysis (3 cr)

Formulation of the analysis of trusses, beams, and frames using the stiffness method of matrix structural analysis; development of element properties, coordinate transformations, and global analysis theory; special topics such as initial loads, member and joint constraints, and nonlinear analysis. Special project demonstrating mature understanding of materials reqd for grad cr.

Prereq: CE 342 or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 460 Geotechnical Engineering Design

CE 460 Geotechnical Engineering Design (3 cr)

Applications of soil mechanics in design of shallow and deep foundations, earth retaining structures, excavations, and soil exploration.

Prereq: CE 360; and CE 441 or CE 444; or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 473 Highway Design

CE 473 Highway Design (3 cr)

Theory and practice in highway design, highway functional classification concepts, design controls and criteria, geometric design of highways and streets, cross section and roadside design, and highway safety manual applications.

Prereq: CE 211. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

Coreq: CE 372. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 474 Traffic Systems Design

CE 474 Traffic Systems Design (3 cr)

Analysis and design of network traffic systems; system evaluation using computer optimization and simulation; development and testing of alternative system design. Two lec and one 3-hr lab a wk; field data collection and field site visits. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 372 or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 475 Pavement Design and Evaluation

CE 475 Pavement Design and Evaluation (3 cr)

Pavement design processes; stress-strain analysis in multi-layer elastic system; materials selection and characterization methods; traffic loads, design methods for flexible and rigid pavements; performance evaluation of existing pavements; condition survey and ratings; introduction to pavement maintenance and rehabilitation techniques.

Prereq: CE 357 or Equivalent, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 482 Project Engineering

CE 482 Project Engineering (3 cr)

Same as EM 482 and TM 482. Modern project engineering techniques for planning, scheduling, and controlling typical engineering and construction projects. Linear programming and other optimization techniques as applied to resource allocation. Computer applications are emphasized and appropriate software used throughout the course.

Prereq: ((Stat 251, Stat 301, or Equivalent) and Senior standing) or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 484 Engineering Law and Contracts

CE 484 Engineering Law and Contracts (2 cr)

Project engineering techniques for planning, scheduling, and controlling typical engineering and construction projects. Contract law and application to engineering services agreements and construction contracts; preparing technical specifications, torts, professional liability, and alternate dispute resolution.

Prereq: Senior standing in engineering

CE 491 Civil Engineering Professional Seminar

CE 491 Civil Engineering Professional Seminar (1 cr)

Employment and technical topics; preparation and presentation of professional paper. Course to be taken in last semester before graduation. Graded P/F.

Prereq: Senior standing in Civil Engineering

CE 492 Professional Society Project

CE 492 (s) Professional Society Project (max 2 cr)

May be used as a technical elective by CE majors. Active participation in a student project sponsored by one of the professional engineering societies; students schedule, manage, and complete the project, make written and oral presentations, and present the project results to the sponsoring professional engineering society.

CE 494 Senior Design Project

CE 494 Senior Design Project (3 cr)

Gen Ed: Senior Experience

Comprehensive civil engineering design project. Requires integration of skills acquired in civil engineering elective courses, written reports, and oral presentations.

Prereq: Senior standing in Civil Eengineerin and Permission

CE 498 Internship

CE 499 Directed Study

CE 499 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

CE 500 Master's Research and Thesis

CE 500 Master's Research and Thesis (cr arr)

CE 501 Seminar

CE 501 (s) Seminar (cr arr)

Conferences and reports on current developments.

CE 502 Directed Studies

CE 502 (s) Directed Study (cr arr)

CE 503 Workshop

CE 503 (s) Workshop (cr arr)

CE 504 Special Topics

CE 504 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)

CE 505 Professional Development

CE 507 River Restoration

CE 507 River Restoration (3 cr)

This course focuses on the principles and practices used in river restoration. The potential assumptions and errors with common restoration methodologies and possible ways to improve such channel designs are discussed. A number of case studies are used to evaluate the success of various restoration techniques. The course includes homework sets and individual projects and has a mandatory field trip to a local restored site. Recommended classes to take prior to this include at least one of the following: CE 535, CE 322, CE 428, or CE 520.

Prereq: Engr 335 or Instructor Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 510 Advanced Mechanics of Materials

CE 510 Advanced Mechanics of Materials (3 cr)

See ME 539. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

CE 511 Design of Water and Wastewater Systems I

CE J431/J511 Design of Water and Wastewater Systems I (3 cr)

Application of fundamental engineering science to the design of systems for the treatment of domestic and industrial water supplies; treatment and re-use of domestic sewage and industrial wastes. Additional projects/assignments required for graduate credit.

Prereq: CE 322, CE 330, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 512 Advanced Topics in Waste Management and Treatment

CE 512 Advanced Topics in Waste Management and Treatment (3 cr)

Modeling, analysis, and design of advanced and emerging engineering technologies and processes for waste management/treatment and resource recovery.

Prereq: Instructor Permission

CE 513 Bridge Design

CE 513 Bridge Design (3 cr)

See CE J413/J513.

CE 519 Fluid Transients

CE 519 Fluid Transients (3 cr)

Same as ME 519. Development of concepts and modeling techniques for unsteady flow of liquid and gas in piping systems; extensive computer programming used to develop tools for analysis, design, and control of transients. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Math 310 and Engr 335. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 520 Fluid Dynamics

CE J420/J520 Fluid Dynamics (3 cr)

Same as ME J420/J520. Cr not granted for both CE 420 and CE 520. A second fluid dynamics course featuring vector calculus and integral and differential forms of the conservation laws. Topics include fluid properties, fluid statistics, inviscid flow; conservation of mass, momentum, and energy; and turbulence. Other topics may be covered. Additional projects/assignments reqd for grad cr.

Prereq: Engr 335, Math 310, or Permission

CE 521 Sedimentation Engineering

CE 521 Sedimentation Engineering (3 cr)

Intro to river morphology and channel responses; fluvial processes of erosion, entrainment, transportation, and deposition of sediment. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 428 or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 522 Hydraulic Structures Analysis and Design

CE J422/J522 Hydraulic Structures Analysis and Design (3 cr)

Hydraulic design and stability analysis of hydraulic structures, such as dams, weirs, spillways, stilling basins, culverts, levees, fish ladders etc. Project oriented problems. Extra design projects or different design projects for grad cr. One field trip. CE 422 is a cooperative course available to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 322 or Equivalent, Engr 360, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 523 Water Resources Systems

CE 523 Water Resources Systems

Concepts in water development; coordination of development of other natural resources; systems approach and optimization techniques.

Prereq: Permission

CE 526 Aquatic Habitat Modeling

CE 526 Aquatic Habitat Modeling (3 cr)

The course objective is to learn the underlying principles of all components required for aquatic habitat modeling, to be able to perform such projects in riverine ecosystems including project design, data collection, data analysis and interpretation of the results and to learn the use of computational aquatic habitat models. Students will be working on their own modeling projects using the simulation model CASiMiR.

Prereq: CE 322 and CE 325 or BAE 355; or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 528 Stochastic Hydrology

CE 528 Stochastic Hydrology (3 cr)

Analyses and evaluation of hydrologic data and time series; application of stochastic models to data generation and record extension (daily and storm precipitation, monthly and annual streamflows); regression and autoregression analyses; extensive computer applications for data analysis and synthesis.

Prereq: CE 325, introductory statistics course. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 531 Environmental Engineering Unit Operations

CE 531 Environmental Engineering Unit Operations (3 cr)

Analysis and design of physical and chemical operations of water and waste treatment; flow models, sedimentation, flocculation, filtration, and water conditioning. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: Permission

CE 532 Design of Water and Wastewater Systems II

CE J432/J532 Design of Water and Wastewater Systems II (3 cr)

Application of unit operations and processes to design of integrated wastewater treatment systems; critical analysis of existing designs. Additional projects/assignments reqd for grad cr. CE 532 is a cooperative course available to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 431. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 533 Water Quality Management

CE J433/J533 Water Quality Management (3 cr)

Physical, chemical, and biological techniques for analysis of water quality management problems; development of design criteria for corrective systems. Additional projects/assignments reqd for grad cr.

Prereq: Permission

CE 534 Environmental Engineering Unit Processes

CE 534 Environmental Engineering Unit Processes (3 cr)

Aeration system design, biological oxidations, growth kinetics, process design of suspended growth and fixed film aerobic and anaerobic systems, biological nutrient removal, land treatment systems. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 431 or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 535 Fluvial Geomorphology and River Mechanics

CE 535 Fluvial Geomorphology and River Mechanics (3 cr)

Hydraulic and morphologic processes of rivers. Drainage network development, channel hydraulics and shear stress partitioning via boundary layer theory, hydraulic geometry and cross-sectional form, sediment transport and bed material sampling, reach-scale morphologies and processes from headwater streams to lowland rivers, physical processes of forest rivers, sediment budgets, and river valley evolution. Field exercises emphasize quantitative analysis of fluvial processes and channel form, acquisition of field skills (measuring hydraulic and geomorphic variables, topographic surveying), and scientific writing. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: CE 428 or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 541 Reliability of Engineering Systems

CE 541 Reliability of Engineering Systems (3 cr)

Same as ME 583. Fundamentals of reliability theory, system reliability analysis including common-mode failures and fault tree and event tree analysis, time-dependent reliability including testing and maintenance, propagation of uncertainty, human reliability analysis, practical applications in component and system design throughout the semester. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: Permission

CE 542 Advanced Design of Steel Structures

CE 542 Advanced Design of Steel Structures (3 cr)

Plate girder design; local and global buckling; plastic collapse analysis; shear and moment-resisting connections; eccentrically-loaded connections. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 444 or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 543 Dynamics of Structures

CE 543 Dynamics of Structures (3 cr)

Equations of motion, free vibration, damping mechanisms, harmonic, impulse, and seismic loading; shock and seismic response spectra, time and frequency domain analysis, modal analysis, structural dynamics in building codes. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

CE 545 Matrix Structural Analysis

CE J445/J545 Matrix Structural Analysis (3 cr)

Formulation of the analysis of trusses, beams, and frames using the stiffness method of matrix structural analysis; development of element properties, coordinate transformations, and global analysis theory; special topics such as initial loads, member and joint constraints, and nonlinear analysis. Special project demonstrating mature understanding of materials reqd for grad cr.

Prereq: CE 342 or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 546 Finite Element Analysis

CE 546 Finite Element Analysis (3 cr)

Same as ME 549. Formulation of theory from basic consideration of mechanics; applications to structural engineering, solid mechanics, soil and rock mechanics; fluid flow. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.
Prereq: ME 341 or CE 342. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 547 Advanced Reinforced Concrete

CE 547 Advanced Reinforced Concrete (3 cr)

Composite design; slab design; limit state design; footings; retaining walls; deep beams; brackets and corbels; torsion; seismic design; shear walls. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 441. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 550 Experimental Methods in Fluid Dynamics

CE 550 Experimental Methods in Fluid Dynamics (3 cr)

See ME J451/J551.

CE 554 Environmental Hydrodynamics

CE 554 Environmental Hydrodynamics (3 cr)

The course analyzes solute transport and mixing in rivers. It provides the derivation and analysis of the equations governing solute mixing and transport and shows the connection between mixing and flow field. It presents molecular and turbulent diffusion, dispersion, vertical, lateral, and longitudinal mixing, and the effects of river irregularities and curved channels. The course includes individual projects.

Prereq: CE 428 or permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 556 Properties of Highway Pavement Materials

CE 556 Properties of Highway Pavement Materials (3 cr)

Physical and mechanical properties of asphalt and Portland cement concrete materials; design of asphalt concrete mixes; introduction to viscoelastic theory; characterization methods, emphasizing fatigue, rutting and thermal cracking; modification and upgrading techniques. Three 1-hr lec a wk and variable number of lab hrs for demonstration. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 357 or Equivalent, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 561 Engineering Properties of Soils

CE 561 Engineering Properties of Soils (3 cr)

Physical properties, compressibility and consolidation, shear strength, compaction, saturated and unsaturated soils, laboratory and field methods of measurement, relations of physical and engineering properties, introduction to critical-state soil mechanics. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 360. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 562 Advanced Foundation Engineering

CE 562 Advanced Foundation Engineering (3 cr)

Interpretation of in-situ tests for foundation design parameters, bearing capacity and settlement of axially loaded piles, pile groups, and drilled shafts, pile dynamics, laterally loaded deep foundations, downdrag and uplift of deep foundations, foundation load and integrity testing methods and data interpretation, mat foundations. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 360 or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 563 Seepage and Slope Stability

CE 563 Seepage and Slope Stability (3 cr)

Same as GeoE 535. Principles governing the flow of water through soils; mechanics of stability analysis of slopes, landslides, and embankments for soil and rock masses; probabilistic analyses; stabilization methods. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/even yrs, Spring only)

Prereq: CE 360 or GeoE 436; or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 566 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

CE 566 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (3 cr)

Faulting and seismicity; site response analysis; probabilistic seismic hazard assessment; dynamic soil properties; influence of soil on ground shaking; response spectra; soil liquefaction; seismic earth pressures; seismic slope stability; earthquake resistant design. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 360 or Equivalent, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 571 Traffic Flow Theory

CE 571 Traffic Flow Theory (3 cr)

Introduction to elements of traffic flow theory including principles of traffic stream characteristics, capacity, queuing theory, and shock waves; application of traffic flow theory to freeway and arterial traffic flow problems. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Permission

CE 572 Intersection Traffic Operations

CE 572 Intersection Traffic Operations (3 cr)

Application of traffic simulation models to the design and operations of traffic facilities, including intersection, arterials; assessment and design of traffic signal timing strategies. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Permission

CE 573 Transportation Planning

CE 573 Transportation Planning (3 cr)

Concepts and methods of transportation planning, including network modeling, travel demand forecasting, and systems evaluation of multi-modal transportation systems. This is a cooperative course available to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Permission

CE 574 Public Transportation

CE 574 Public Transportation (3 cr)

Concepts and principles of planning and operations of public transportation systems, including bus transit, rail transit, and paratransit modes. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Permission

CE 575 Advanced Pavement Design and Analysis

CE 575 Advanced Pavement Design and Analysis (3 cr)

Design of new and rehabilitated asphalt and Portland cement concrete pavements; mechanistic-empirical design procedures; performance models; deflection-based structural analysis, overlay design, environmental effects; long-term pavement performance (LTPP), and introduction to research topics in pavement engineering. Cooperative: open to WSU degree-seeking students.

Prereq: CE 475 or Equivalent, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 576 Highway Design and Traffic Safety

CE 576 Highway Design and Traffic Safety (3 cr)

Geometric design of highways as related to operation and safety. Analysis of highway design alternatives and control strategies with respect to accident probabilities. Statistical models for safety analysis. Accident countermeasure selection and evaluation methodology. Risk management.

Prereq: Permission

CE 577 Pavement Preservation and Management

CE 577 Pavement Preservation and Management (3 cr)

This course addresses several aspects of pavement evaluation, preservation, rehabilitation, and management. The primary objective of this course is to provide the civil engineering graduate students with state-of-the-art knowledge needed to maintain our roadways in serviceable condition. The course covers different methods used to evaluate the performance of pavements, distresses in flexible and rigid pavements, project and network level pavement management, various preservation and rehabilitation techniques and selection of the appropriate approaches for preservation and rehabilitation.

Prereq: CE 475 or Equivalent, or Permission. A minimum grade of 'C' or better is required for all pre/coreqs.

CE 578 Highway Traffic Operations

CE 578 Highway Traffic Operations (3 cr)

Theory of two-lane highway and freeway operations, application of traffic simulation models for the design and operations of highway, development and assessment of freeway management and control strategies including Intelligent Transportation Systems applications, field data collection and analysis. (Alt/yrs)

Prereq: Permission

CE 579 Simulation of Transportation Systems

CE 579 Simulation of Transportation Systems (3 cr)

This course introduces students to the simulation of transportation systems, including the algorithms that constitute most traffic simulation models and how the models are applied to the study of real transportation problems. The course considers the fundamental issues that the transportation engineer must consider when developing and applying simulation models, the core algorithms that constitute transportation simulation models, how to build and test a simulation network, the process for validating and calibrating a simulation model, how model results should be analyzed and presented, and the process for using and the value of hardware-in-the-loop simulation.

Prereq: Permission

CE 598 Internship

CE 598 (s) Internship (cr arr)

CE 599 Non-thesis Master's Research

CE 599 (s) Non-thesis Master's Research (cr arr)

Research not directly related to a thesis or dissertation.

Prereq: Permission

CE 600 Doctoral Research and Dissertation

CE 600 Doctoral Research and Dissertation (cr arr)