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Civil Engineering M.S.

UMD-Civil Engineering, Dept of
Swenson College of Science and Engineering
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Contact Information
221 Swenson Civil Engineering, 1405 University Drive, Duluth, Minnesota, MN 55812 (218-726-6444; fax: 218-726-6445)
  • Program Type: Master's
  • Requirements for this program are current for Fall 2022
  • Length of program in credits: 30
  • This program does not require summer semesters for timely completion.
  • Degree: Master of Science
Along with the program-specific requirements listed below, please read the General Information section of this website for requirements that apply to all major fields.
The master of science (MS) in Civil Engineering is typically a two-year program that provides students with in-depth knowledge in a sub-discipline within Civil Engineering. Sub-disciplines are Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Environmental and Water Resources Engineering. The “Plan A” track is intended for students working closely with a faculty member pursuing a research emphasis on a specific thesis topic. The “Plan B” track is more heavily focused on coursework with a final capstone-style project. Integrated Degree Program (IDP): UMD undergraduate students who are admitted into the IDP program can apply up to 9 credits of approved coursework to both their undergraduate (BSCE) and graduate (MS) degrees. Students must be admitted to the IDP program prior to taking courses that count toward the graduate degree. Students must apply to the IDP program at least two semesters before completing their BSCE degree. It is expected that students in the IDP program will complete a thesis-based (Plan A) MS degree Application deadlines for IDP: October 15th for Spring admission or April 15th for Fall admission.
Program Delivery
  • via classroom (the majority of instruction is face-to-face)
Prerequisites for Admission
The preferred undergraduate GPA for admittance to the program is 3.00.
Applicants must have earned a BS degree in engineering (e.g., civil, mechanical, chemical, environmental) or the sciences (e.g., chemistry, physics, mathematics).
Other requirements to be completed before admission:
The MS program is designed for students with undergraduate degrees in Civil Engineering or another engineering discipline. These students should be able to enroll immediately in Civil Engineering 5xxx courses. Students with undergraduate degrees in science disciplines (e.g., physics, chemistry, math) may require additional prerequisite coursework, some of which can be taken concurrently with graduate courses. Students should consult with the CE director of graduate studies or a faculty member in their subdiscipline for a review and assessment of their specific academic background and prerequisite coursework needs. Students with undergraduate degrees in fields other than engineering should expect to complete several UMD courses (or their equivalents) prior to enrollment.
Special Application Requirements:
Applicants should submit the following materials with their application: Personal Statement (Education and Career Goals, limit one page); Diversity Statement (Statement of Purpose, limit one page); CV or resume (list technical publications and conference presentations); Unofficial transcripts; Two letters of recommendation (waived for current UMD CE undergraduate students, unless applying to the integrated degree program). To be considered for financial support, graduate school applications are due January 5 for the following fall semester and May 31 for the following spring semester. Domestic applicants applying for part-time study who do not require financial support are able to apply as late as April 15 for the following fall semester and October 15 for the following spring semester but are still encouraged to apply by the above earlier deadlines. Submission of GRE scores is optional.
International applicants must submit score(s) from one of the following tests:
  • TOEFL
    • Internet Based - Total Score: 79
    • Internet Based - Writing Score: 21
    • Internet Based - Reading Score: 19
  • IELTS
    • Total Score: 6.5
    • Reading Score: 6.5
    • Writing Score: 6.5
  • MELAB
    • Final score: 80
Key to test abbreviations (TOEFL, IELTS, MELAB).
For an online application or for more information about graduate education admissions, see the General Information section of this website.
Program Requirements
Plan A: Plan A requires 20 major credits, 0 credits outside the major, and 10 thesis credits. The final exam is oral.
Plan B: Plan B requires 30 major credits and 0 credits outside the major. The final exam is oral. A capstone project is required.
Capstone Project:Courses and a project are arranged by the student and department adviser.
This program may be completed with a minor.
Use of 4xxx courses toward program requirements is permitted under certain conditions with adviser approval.
A minimum GPA of 3.00 is required for students to remain in good standing.
The MS Plan A is intended for students pursuing a research emphasis and seeking in-depth knowledge in an area within civil engineering. Degree requirements include the completion of an original body of work resulting from research conducted by the student under the supervision of an advisory committee of graduate faculty members. The MS Plan A requires 20 credits of coursework and 10 thesis credits (approximately 600 hours of work including writing of the thesis), usually completed within two years. The MS Plan B is intended to provide additional training to prepare students for a higher level of engineering design work. The degree is more coursework focused with a capstone project arranged by the student and department adviser. The MS Plan B requires 26 credits of coursework and 4 project credits (approximately 240 hours of work, including writing of the project report), usually completed within one to two years. CE 4126 and CE 4255 (or their equivalent) cannot be counted toward a MS degree. Students may use up to 6 approved 4xxx credits towards program requirements. Students in the integrated BSCE/MS sub-plan may not apply any 4xxx credits to the MS degree.
Required Coursework
Select from the following courses in consultation with the advisor and director of graduate studies to meet the minimum degree requirements. Other courses may be chosen with advisor and director of graduate studies approval.
CE 4131 - Design of Wood and Masonry Structures (3.0 cr)
CE 5027 - Advanced Concrete Materials and Repair (3.0 cr)
CE 5115 - Structural Dynamics (3.0 cr)
CE 5116 - Seismic Design and Analysis (3.0 cr)
CE 5127 - Bridge Analysis and Design (3.0 cr)
CE 5128 - Prestressed Concrete Structures (3.0 cr)
CE 5129 - Post-Tensioned Concrete Structures (3.0 cr)
CE 5134 - Advanced Steel Design (3.0 cr)
CE 5135 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design (3.0 cr)
CE 5136 - Structural Systems (3.0 cr)
CE 5137 - Advanced Structural Analysis and Design (3.0 cr)
CE 5201 - Water Policy (3.0 cr)
CE 5203 - Stream Crossing and Culvert Design (3.0 cr)
CE 5216 - Applications in Environmental Modeling (3.0 cr)
CE 5226 - Water Resources Engineering (3.0 cr)
CE 5237 - Water Quality Engineering (3.0 cr)
CE 5241 - Water Chemistry (3.0 cr)
CE 5246 - Environmental Remediation Technologies (3.0 cr)
CE 5251 - Design of Chemical Physical Unit Operations in Water Treatment (4.0 cr)
CE 5315 - Design of Traffic Systems (3.0 cr)
CE 5316 - Pavement Analysis and Design (3.0 cr)
CE 5317 - Traffic Flow Theory and Modeling (3.0 cr)
CE 5318 - Pavement Maintenance, Rehabilitation, and Management (3.0 cr)
CE 5320 -  Advanced Pavement Materials, Design and Construction (3.0 cr)
CE 5326 - Highway Planning and Design (3.0 cr)
CE 5420 - Advanced Soil Mechanics (3.0 cr)
CE 5421 - Applied Geostatistics (3.0 cr)
CE 5422 - Numerical Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering (3.0 cr)
CE 5426 - Rock Mechanics (3.0 cr)
CE 5515 - Sustainable Design and Construction (SUSTAIN) (3.0 cr)
CE 5525 - Decision, Risk and Reliability (3.0 cr)
CE 5545 - Design of Structures with Advanced Materials (3.0 cr)
Graduate Seminar
Students must take CE 8020 twice for a total of 2 credits.
CE 8020 - Graduate Seminar (1.0 cr)
Plan Options
Plan A
Students must take CE 8777 for a minimum of 10 credits.
CE 8777 - Thesis Credits: Master's (1.0-12.0 cr)
-OR-
Plan B
Students must take CE 8094 for a minimum of 4 credits.
CE 8094 - Civil Engineering Master's Project (1.0-6.0 cr)
Program Sub-plans
A sub-plan is not required for this program.
Students may not complete the program with more than one sub-plan.
Integrated Civil Engineering BSCE/Civil Engineering MS
The Swenson College of Science and Engineering offers an integrated Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering BSCE) and Master of Science in Civil Engineering (Civil Engineering M S) degree. The integrated BSCE/MS program offers students the opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in five years. The integrated program offers several benefits: streamlined admissions from the undergraduate to the graduate program and flexibility in fulfilling required courses for both degrees during the senior year (up to 9 credits can be applied to the MS). Eligibility requirements for the integrated degree program: Application is open to UMD Civil Engineering BSCE students who · apply at least two semesters before completing the BSCE degree; · hold a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.35; and · provide letters of recommendation from two Civil Engineering faculty members. It is expected that students in the integrated degree program will complete a thesis-based (Plan A) MS degree. Both the Civil Engineering BSCE and Civil Engineering MS degrees must be completed in their entirety. The graduate degree cannot be earned before the undergraduate requirements are satisfied.
 
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CE 4131 - Design of Wood and Masonry Structures
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
This course addresses the design of wood and masonry structures and components based on applicable civil engineering design codes. For wood the course covers the design of flexural and compressive members, fasteners and connections, shear walls and diaphragms. For masonry, topics include the components and hardware of masonry buildings, behavior and design of masonry wall types, design of beams, columns, reinforcement details, shear walls, roof and floor diaphragms and anchor bolts. prereq: CE 4126
CE 5027 - Advanced Concrete Materials and Repair
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course will cover advanced topics related to the behavior of Portland cement concrete and other special concretes. Topics to be covered include: Portland cement production and chemistry; supplementary cementitious materials, mixture design, concrete durability and repair techniques, and other special concretes. prereq: Graduate status or instructor consent
CE 5115 - Structural Dynamics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Response of single degree-of-freedom and multiple degree of freedom systems to vibrations, earthquakes, blast and impact. prereq: 3115 or grad student
CE 5116 - Seismic Design and Analysis
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course focuses on characterizing seismic hazards, analyzing structural systems under seismic loading, and designing structural systems to resist earthquakes. Topics include characterization of seismic hazards, simplified modal and lateral force analysis procedures, and application of seismic building code provisions. pre-req: CE 4115, 4126 and pre or co-enrolled in CE 5115
CE 5127 - Bridge Analysis and Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
This course will present AASHTO LRFD based highway bridge analysis, design and evaluation. prereq: CE 4115 and CE 4128 or Grad student
CE 5128 - Prestressed Concrete Structures
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Design and behavior of prestressed concrete structures: materials and systems (including specifics for precase and post-tensioned members), losses, flexure, shear, bond, deflections, partial prestressing, continuous beams. prereq: CE 4126 or grad student
CE 5129 - Post-Tensioned Concrete Structures
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
This course covers analysis and design of post-tensioned concrete members including mono-strand unbonded systems, grouted multi-strand systems, and post-tensioning as a rehabilitation technique. Design for safety, durability, and economy are included for each type of system following the ACI 318 Building Code as well as post-tensioning specific publications. Anchorage design and strut-and-tie models are covered, and post-tensioned bridges are also discussed. pre-req: CE 4128 or 5128 or equivalent with instructor consent
CE 5134 - Advanced Steel Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
This course focuses on advanced design of steel structures. Topics covered in this course include: steel members subjected to torsion, bolted and welded steel connections, braced frames with gusset plate connections, stability of steel frames, steel plate girders, and fatigue and fracture. pre-req: CE 4115
CE 5135 - Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course focuses on advanced design of concrete structures, with some applications for steel-concrete composite systems. Topics covered in this course include: slender concrete columns, development length of reinforcement, two-way slabs, torsion in concrete, and steel-concrete composite systems. pre-req: CE 4126
CE 5136 - Structural Systems
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
Building codes, design loads, computerized structural analysis and design, gravity and lateral system analysis and design, structural system descriptions and selection considerations, and structural contract documents. pre-req : CE 4115 and 4126 or CE grad student
CE 5137 - Advanced Structural Analysis and Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Advanced topics in both structural analysis and design. Topics include: matrix analysis, introduction to finite elements, design of prestressed concrete, design of two way concrete slabs, and design of steel plate girders. prereq: 4115, 4126; grad student
CE 5201 - Water Policy
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Course Equivalencies: CE 5201/GEOG 5101/WRS 5101
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Socio-cultural, legal, and economic factors that affect water resources management. historical trends in water policy, resulting water laws in the United States. Federal, state and local institutional structures for water management. prereq: graduate student or instructor consent
CE 5203 - Stream Crossing and Culvert Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Fall Odd Year
Overview of road-stream crossing design with emphasis on stream simulation for aquatic organism passage. Includes field data collection, analysis, and design of road-stream crossings, and traditional culvert hydraulic analysis and design. Meets concurrently with 2 cr. GEOL course (GEOL 5603) that excludes culvert hydraulic analysis and design. pre-req: CE 3225 or grad student; instructor consent
CE 5216 - Applications in Environmental Modeling
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
Theory and application of environmental chemodynamics. Transport processes and equilibrium across natural phases including water, air, and soil using analytical and numerical modeling approaches. Economic and reliability analysis for hydrosystems using linear and non-linear programming with applications to water supply and water excess engineering. prereq: graduate status or instructor consent
CE 5226 - Water Resources Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Application of engineering economics, risk analysis, and operations research to the planning and management of water systems; major topics include flood control, hydroelectric power, water supply, multiobjective planning, sustainability and climate change. prereq: 3225, grad student
CE 5237 - Water Quality Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Applied analysis of water quality in natural systems. Review of mass-transport processes and approaches for solving water quality problems in lakes, estuaries, rivers, groundwater, and soil-sediment with TMDL (Total Maximum Daily Load) and remediation design applications. Applications in water and wastewater treatment. prereq: 3025 or CHE 2001 or grad student or instructor consent
CE 5241 - Water Chemistry
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Water is critical component of environmental systems, and the chemistry that occurs in water is a rich subject. This class focuses on water chemistry in both natural and engineered systems. Topics include a review of thermodynamics and equilibrium, acids and bases, titrations, the carbonate system, solubility of minerals, metal ion complexation, oxidation/reduction chemistry, and descriptions of adsorption. Principles are applied to chemistry in water treatment, nutrient cycling, organic matter, and organic pollutants. Both chemical equilibrium and chemical kinetics are explored. Students will be introduced to software that can be used to solve water chemistry problems. The class is targeted at seniors and graduate students. pre-req: CE 3025 or CHEM 1155, or graduate student or instructor consent
CE 5246 - Environmental Remediation Technologies
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
The course examines the principal applications and limitations of technologies designed for source control and removal of contaminants from soil, groundwater, and surface water. Topics include: introduction to hazardous waste, contaminant characteristics, a review of mass transport, partitioning and fate of contaminants, site characterization/assessment, regulatory requirement, the design and operation of current remediation technologies, advances in technological design, and emerging remediation technologies including biotechnology and nanotechnology. pre-req: CE, WRS, IBS graduate students or instructor consent
CE 5251 - Design of Chemical Physical Unit Operations in Water Treatment
Credits: 4.0 [max 4.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Detailed design of chemical/physical unit operations in municipal water treatment. Classic surface water treatment, ion exchange, activated carbon, membrane systems, and chlorination will be covered at a design level. Labs will provide pilot scale experience with selected unit operations. prereq: 4256 or instructor consent
CE 5315 - Design of Traffic Systems
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
This course provides an in-depth knowledge of design principles and methodologies for traffic control systems to optimize operational efficiency and safety of traffic flows. The theories of traffic flow modeling, simulation and control are introduced as the basis for designing traffic systems. The process to analyze traffic systems performance is applied with computer-based tools. The design methodologies for traffic control systems for arterials and freeways are discussed and applied to real roadways in a simulated environment. A process to assess the effectiveness of design strategies on different types of highways is evaluated and applied to sample corridors. prereq: 3316 or grad student
CE 5316 - Pavement Analysis and Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Analysis, behavior, performance, and structural design of pavements for highways and airfields will be discussed. Prominent pavement distress mechanisms, their causes, and remedial measures will be presented. Other topics include climate factors, rehabilitation, sustainability, and renewability in pavement engineering, life cycle design economics, and traffic loadings. prereq: 3027, 3316; grad student
CE 5317 - Traffic Flow Theory and Modeling
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall & Spring
Vehicle detection and traffic data collection methods. Measure for traffic system effectiveness, drive behavior theory, and microscopic modeling. Macroscopic traffic flow theory and modeling methodologies, simulation models and optimal calibration methods. Application of simulation models. prereq: 4315 or grad student
CE 5318 - Pavement Maintenance, Rehabilitation, and Management
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
Students will learn to evaluate the existing condition of the pavements, designing and selecting the appropriate rehabilitation strategy. Broadly, this course will include (i) assessment of the functional and structural conditions of pavements, (ii) pavement maintenance, repair and rehabilitation techniques, (iii) design of overlays, (iv) life cycle cost analysis of pavement overlays, and (v) introduction to pavement management. Different software such as BAKFAA, AASHTOW are Pavement ME Design, DRIP, BCOA-ME and MnPAVE will be utilized, wherever applicable. prereq: 3027, 3316 or CE graduate student
CE 5320 - Advanced Pavement Materials, Design and Construction
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Fall
This course contains both lecture and lab classes. in the lecture class, students will learn the following: (i) mixture design procedures for concrete and asphalt pavements with and without the application of recycled materials; (ii) mechanistic design of pavement using 'MnPAVE' and 'AASHTOW are Pavement ME Design' procedures, and (iii) pavement construction procedures. In the laboratory class, students will learn the following: (i) perform the mixture design for asphalt and concrete pavement materials for a real-world pavement project, (ii) conduct performance tests on the samples prepared with their own mixture designs, and (iii) participate field trips to monitor recent trends in the material mixture design and pavement construction procedures. Students will prepare a project report and present to the class towards the end of the semester. The lab report and project report will a group work. Students will need to interact with the experts from the pavement industry for completing the project report. This course will also be offered as 4320; the student taking this course as CE 5320 will need to do more homework assignments than those who are taking it as CE 4320. pre-req: CE 3027
CE 5326 - Highway Planning and Design
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course aims to provide an in-depth knowledge on highway network planning and design methodologies. Current planning and design methods for roadways will be introduced and used for class projects. The potential interrelationship between design parameters and traffic operation/safety will also be introduced for each design element. prereq: 3316 or graduate student
CE 5420 - Advanced Soil Mechanics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Odd Year
This course will cover advanced topics related to the behavior of cohesive and cohesionless soils. Topics to be covered include: stress and strength concepts; measurement devices; shear strength of sands, gravels, and rockfills; shear strength of saturated clay; and shear strength of silts. Will require development of graduate project level project, in addition to the undergraduate level requirements of the course. prereq: 3426, 4415 (concurrent registration is acceptable) or CE graduate student
CE 5421 - Applied Geostatistics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
The course teaches theoretical and practical aspects of geostatistics; with primary focus on analysis of information gathered in site investigations for civil engineering projects, although the concepts taught in the course also have direct application tin economic geology and ore-mining investigations. Theoretical aspects of the course center on description and modeling of spatial variability and interpolation attributes of interest at unsampled locations; they also focus on sampling design and incorporation of different types of information (continuous, categorical) in geostatistical prediction. Practical implementation of concepts taught involves use of geostatistical packages in the software R and Matlab (also commercial software packages commonly used in the civil and mining engineering industry such as ArcGIS, Vulcan, etc., will be addressed.) Will require development of a graduate level project, in addition to the undergraduate level requirements of the course. prereq: MATH 1297 or STAT 2411 or 3411 or CE graduate student
CE 5422 - Numerical Modeling in Geotechnical Engineering
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Spring Even Year
This course covers theoretical and practical aspects of numerical modeling of problems in geotechnical engineering, using the finite element and finite difference methods, as implemented in commercial packages such as Abaqus and FLAC. The emphasis is on the solution of typical soil mechanics and geotechnical design problems. These include determining stresses in soils; solving shallow and deep foundation problems; seepage and consolidation problems; lateral earth pressure, retaining wall and slope stability problems; and seismic wave propagation in soils. Will require development of a graduate level project in addition to the undergraduate level requirements of the course. prereq: 3426 or CE Graduate Student or instructor consent
CE 5426 - Rock Mechanics
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
Study of rock as an engineering material, including physical and mechanical characterization of intact rock and rock masses as they relate to civil and mining engineering applications. This also includes the study of effect of jointing and water in a rock mass, foundations of civil and mining engineering structures in rock, stability of cuts in rock, and excavation and support of surface and underground and openings in rock. prereq: 3426, Grad Student
CE 5515 - Sustainable Design and Construction (SUSTAIN)
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Spring
Introduction to sustainable design and construction including LEED, materials, construction/transportation/production, life-cycle/service, rating systems, codes, regulations, economical issues and social issues. prereq: BSCE or BSCHE or BSECE or BSIE or BSME or Grad student and instructor consent; meets DLE req of Sustainability
CE 5525 - Decision, Risk and Reliability
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Periodic Spring
An introduction to modeling uncertainty in engineering applications.   Tools for risk­based design and decision­making including uncertainty modeling and decision analysis applied to civil engineering systems. pre-req: STAT 3411 or grad student or instructor consent
CE 5545 - Design of Structures with Advanced Materials
Credits: 3.0 [max 3.0]
Grading Basis: A-F or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall
This course focuses on the design of structures utilizing advanced materials such as composites and polymeric materials. Topics covered in this course include: Material properties of composites, polymers, and other advanced materials; Mechanical properties of composites, polymers, and other advanced materials; Accounting for creep and stress relaxation in design; Design of various structures with advanced materials including pipes, chambers, and other buried structures. pre-req: CE 3027
CE 8020 - Graduate Seminar
Credits: 1.0 [max 1.0]
Grading Basis: S-N only
Typically offered: Every Fall & Spring
The course will be required course for graduate students in the CE program. Students will participate in seminars organized by the department on contemporary technical topics of research and practice of civil engineering. invited speakers will address technical topics and also topics related to ethics, leadership, and cultural global issues in civil engineering. The course requires students to complete assignments related to the outcomes of the course and give a presentation on their research or project topics. pre-req: Graduate student
CE 8777 - Thesis Credits: Master's
Credits: 1.0 -12.0 [max 24.0]
Grading Basis: No Grade
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Master's thesis credits. prereq: graduate student; max 12 cr per semester or summer, 10 cr total required (Plan A only)
CE 8094 - Civil Engineering Master's Project
Credits: 1.0 -6.0 [max 24.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Master's project: Research or independent study in geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources and environmental engineering. Investigations, reports, tests, or designs are acceptable. prereq: Graduate student
CE 8094 - Civil Engineering Master's Project
Credits: 1.0 -6.0 [max 24.0]
Grading Basis: S-N or Aud
Typically offered: Every Fall, Spring & Summer
Master's project: Research or independent study in geotechnical, structural, transportation, and water resources and environmental engineering. Investigations, reports, tests, or designs are acceptable. prereq: Graduate student