Courses offering in
term 072 ( February 2008 ) :
CE 201 Statics
Basic concepts
and principles of mechanics; vector algebra; equilibrium of particles in two
and three dimensions; definition of moment and couple; reduction of systems
forces; equilibrium of rigid bodies; statically determinate structures
including beams, trusses, frames, and machines; internal forces, shear force
and bending moment diagrams in beams; friction and its applications, centroid
and center of gravity of lines, areas, and volumes; moment of inertia and
radius of gyration.
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CE 203 Structural Mechanics I
Concepts of
stress, strain, and constitutive relations; stress and deformation of axially
loaded members; thermal stresses; pressure vessels; energy concepts; torsion of
circular and thinwalled sections; shear and bending moment diagrams in beams;
elastic bending; shear stress in beams; compound stresses; stress
transformation; deflection of beams and introduction to the concept of
singularity functions.
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CE 213 Computer
Graphics
Introduction
to Computer Aided Design and Drafting.
Introduction
to computer graphics; graphics laboratory assignments to develop a skill in
using the CAD system and to produce a quality engineering drawings;
fundamentals of engineering graphics in 2D and 3D drawings, solid modeling,
applications to Mining and Civil engineering problems, through length and
sloping lines, cut and fill, strike and dip; the forms of graphical communication for designers; example
problems to develop student’s perception and visualization ability.
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CE
230 Engineering Fluid Mechanics
Properties
of fluids, hydrostatics with applications to manometers, forces on plane and
curved surfaces, buoyancy, equations of continuity, energy and linear momentum
with applications, dimensional analysis, dynamic similarity, open channel flow,
conduit flow.
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CE 260 Surveying I
Introduction; measuring units,
significant figures, direct distance measurement with tapes, tape corrections;
electronic distance measurement; levels and leveling; longitudinal profiles and
cross sections; contouring; area and volume computations; the theodolite and
angular measurements; optical distance measurements; rectangular coordinates;
traverse surveys and computations; mapping.
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CE 303 Structural Materials
Composition and properties of hydraulic
cements; characteristics of local aggregates and water mix; properties of fresh
concrete; production, handling and placement of cement and fresh concrete;
properties of hardened concrete; mix design; durability in the Gulf
environment; problems of hot weather concreting; introduction to repair
materials and techniques; types, engineering properties, and usage of
structural steel, aluminium, timber, glass and plastics. Laboratory sessions will concentrate on
various tests of concrete constituents, fresh and hardened concrete, aggregate
gradation and mix design; flexure behavior of reinforced concrete beams;
hardness test, tensile and compressive tests on metals, measurement of
Poisson’s ratio and stress concentration and bending tests on steel beams.
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CE
305 Structural Analysis I
Shear force
and bending moment diagrams for frames; influence lines for beams, frames and
2D trusses; displacement of beams by moment area, and conjugate beam methods;
displacements of beams, frames and trusses by virtual work; analysis of
statically indeterminate structures; method of consistent deformation, energy
methods, slopedeflection and moment distribution; introduction to the
flexibility and stiffness matrix methods and computer applications.
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CE
315 Reinforced Concrete I
Review of
properties of structural concrete and reinforcing steel; behavior and design of
reinforced rectangular and Tsection in flexure; Use of computers in beam
design for flexure; behavior and design of beams for shear, bond, and development
length including splices and cutoff points; design; design of oneway slab,
design of continuous beams with computer application for analysis; control of
deflection and cracking; design of short columns; design of single footing;
design project of a simple multistory building with oneway flooring system
which integrates the design of the different structural components.
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CE 317 Computer Methods in Civil Engineering
Introduction to numerical
methods; matrix algebra; solution of nonlinear equations; solution of system of
linear and nonlinear equations; numerical solutions of differential equations
by finite differences; error analysis; introduction to the finite element
method (FEM); modular programming
using finite elements and finite differences; application of developed finite
difference and finite element software problems in civil engineering;
introduction to linear programming.
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CE
331 Engineering Hydrology I
The
hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evaporation and transpiration, infiltration streamflow,
hydrograph analysis including unit hydrograph, occurrence of groundwater,
fundamentals of groundwater flow including Darcy’s Law and its applications,
steady and unsteady flow to wells, laboratory sessions include experiments in
fluid mechanics, surface and subsurface hydrology.
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CE 341 Transportation Engineering
Planning and evaluation of
transportation systems; transportation in Saudi Arabia; characteristics of
transportation systems and vehicles; introduction to design principles and
transportation facilities including roadways and airports; flexible pavement
design; application of computer software(s) related to transportation.
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CE 343 Transportation Engineering Laboratory
Field studies for speed, traffic volume
counts and delays; introduction and practice in capacity analysis, traffic
signal design, pavement material testing and design; intersection,
channelization and highway geometric design; introduction to transportation related softwares.
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CE 350 Coop Field Work
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CE 351 Continue Coop Work
A continuous period of 28 weeks is spent
in the industry to acquire practical experience in Civil Engineering under the
supervision and guidance of the employer and the academic advisor. During this period the student gains an
indepth exposure and appreciation of the Civil Engineering profession. The student is required to write a
detailed report about his training period under the regulation of the CE
department.
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CE
353 Geotechnical Engineering I
Soil
formation and identification; index and classification properties of soils;
clay minerals; soil compaction; capillarity, swelling, shrinkage and effective
stresses; flow of water in soils; compressibility and consolidation; stress in
soils; shear strength of cohesive and cohesionless soils; introduction to
lateral earth pressure and shallow foundation.
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CE 370 Water and Wastewater Engineering
Analysis of water
distribution and wastewater collection systems, computer modelling of network
systems; water treatment including coagulation, flocculation, softening,
sedimentation, filtration, desalination and disinfection; water treatment,
principles of biological treatment systems including activated sludge, extended
aeration, aerated lagoons, and stabilization ponds.
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CE 399 Summer Work
A continuous period of eight
weeks of summer working in the industry to gain exposure and appreciation of
the civil engineering profession. Onthejob training can be acquired in one of
the four specialities of civil engineering. The student is required to write a brief report about his
industrial experience. The report
should emphasize duties assigned and completed by the student.
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CE 401 Concrete Technology
Indepth study of
composition, characteristics and hydration of cements; structure and properties
of hardened cement paste; local aggregates; workability, strength, volume
changes and permeability of concrete; failure mechanisms of plain concrete;
production, handling and quality control of concrete; mix design; special
concretes such as fiber reinforced concrete, ferrocement and polymer
impregnated; durability problems of concrete in the Gulf environment;
preventive measures, specifications and construction techniques for local
conditions.
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CE
408 Steel Design I
Properties of structural steel; steel
sections and introduction to load resistance factor design (LFRD), design of
tension members, compression members and capacity calculations; laced columns
widththickness ratios; design of beams with and without lateral supports; design
of members under combined axial and bending loads; design and details of simple
bolted and welded connections, and an introduction to common building
connections; use of softwares for design of elements and overall design of
frames.
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CE
411 Senior Design Project
Students
undertake a civil engineering project under the supervision of a faculty member
with the aim of achieving a comprehensive design experience through a coherent study
of all applicable principles, strategies and methodologies of design, including
construction operation, and maintenance as and when applicable. The project should also take into
consideration other appropriate factors such as alternative designs, economic
feasibility and social and environmental impacts. The student is required to make an oral and written
presentation of the design project to an examining committee.
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CE 415 Reinforced Concrete II
Behavior and design of columns under
axial load and bending including slenderness effects; design of wall footings;
design of combined footings; ACI Code provisions for serviceability
requirements; deflection of flexural members; design of twoway slabs on beams
using the ACI Direct Design Method; analysis and design of frames and
continuous beams; design of oneway joist floor system; design of beam column
joints; design of stairs behavior and design of retaining walls; introduction
to prestressed concrete; design project of multistory building with twoway
flooring system which integrates the design of different structural components;
computer application in interactive design.
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CE
420 Construction Engineering
Construction
engineering environment and practices, contract documents, types of contract, bidding
strategies and professional liabilities; construction equipment and methods,
CPM, network analysis, scheduling and resource levelling; cost control and
project management with computer applications. Introduction to PERT.
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CE 433 Ground Water Engineering
Introduction and definitions, ground
water storage and supply, Darcy’s Law and its limitation, Dupuit approximation,
steady and unsteady flows in confined and unconfined aquifers, radial flow
towards wells, storage coefficient and safe yield in a watertable aquifer,
design of wells, methods of drilling and construction, development of
maintenance of wells.
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CE 442 Construction and Maintenance of Highways and Airports
Course on the fundamentals of highway
and airport construction and maintenance; topics include asphalt plants,
material placement and compaction methods, quality control, earthwork, highway
drainage and roadside requirements; construction standards, pavement
performance and evaluation, pavement distress identification, surface treatments,
types, application and design; overlay; pavement recycling techniques; computer
applications.
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CE 444 Traffic Engineering and Roadway
Safety
Vehicle, roadway and driver
characteristics; traffic engineering and safety studies; traffic flow theory
and highway capacity analysis, and computer applications; traffic control
methods and devices; operational considerations for safety; roadway lighting
and highway traffic noise.
All
Civil Engineering Courses (Undergraduate
Program )
Civil Engineering (EE)
( Graduate
Program ) Courses offering in term 072 ( February
2008 ) : CE 501 Concrete
Materials Properties of concrete constituents; types of cements and their
composition; cement hydration; microstructure of hydrated cement paste and
its influence on strength, shrinkage and creep; chemical admixtures;
alternate cement matrices; concrete durability and sustainability;
introduction to repair materials. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE 510 Mechanics
of Materials Unsymmetrical bending of beams; shear center; bending of
curved beams; torsion of prismatic bars; beams on elastic foundations;
introduction to Cartesian tensors; tensorial transformation of stress; Mohr’s
circle for 3D stress transformation; dyadic symbols; finite and
infinitesimal strain tensors; Mohr’s circle for 3D strain; constitutive
equations for anisotropic materials and application to composite laminates;
theories of yield and fracture. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE 521 Advanced
Reinforced Concrete Momentcurvature for RC members, design & behavior of
continuous flexural members, twoway floor systems, design of slender
columns, beamcolumn joints; deflection of RC members; design for shear &
torsion; foundation design; computer modeling for analysis & design of RC
structures. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE 522 Prestressed
Concrete Prestressing systems; materials; behavior of prestressed
concrete beams; criteria for analysis and design; losses; analysis of
stresses; flexural design; shear; end blocks; deflection; composite members;
continuous beams; partial prestress, design applications; introduction to
segmental construction. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE
531 Advanced
Engineering Hydrology Introduction to the elements of the hydrologic cycle;
frequency analysis of precipitation and runoff; relationship between rainfall
and runoff; flood routing; watershed modeling and urban hydrology. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE
546 Industrial
Water and Wastewater Treatment Water
quality and quantity for industrial uses, characteristics of wastewater; application
of standard and special treatment processes; effluent quality and water
reuse; conditioning and disposal of sludges; case studies. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE
547 Physical and
Chemical Processes Theory
and applications of physical and chemical processes in water treatment;
coagulation; softening; desalting; stabilization; filtration; adsorption;
fluoridation; gas transfer. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE 559 Rock
Engineering Geological classification and index properties of rocks;
strength and deformability behavior of intact and jointed rock masses;
insitu stresses; lab and field test methods; aspects of structural geology;
stability of rock slopes; applications to surface excavations, underground
openings and tunnels; foundations on rocks. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE 571 Urban
Transportation Planning & Modeling
Transportation planning processes, transportation land use
interaction, travel evaluation and demand estimation, traffic generation
theories and assignment models, and transit analysis. Back to Course Sponsorship program CE 574 Pavement Structures Fundamentals
of pavementvehicle interaction and the mechanics of pavement response;
stress analysis in flexible and rigid pavements; material characterization;
design of flexible and rigid pavements for highways and airports; surface,
base and subgrade courses evaluation and design; modern design techniques and
their applications; cost analysis and pavement selection; computer
applications in pavement analysis and design. All
Civil Engineering Courses (Graduate
Program ) 


Other Courses Offering in term 072
( February 2008 ): ·
Petroleum Engineering (PETE)
·
Chemical Engineering (CHE)
·
Mechanical Engineering
(ME)
·
Electrical
Engineering (EE)
· Civil Engineering (CE) Back to Course
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Computer
Engineering (COE)
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Systems
Engineering (SE)
· Information and Computer Science (ICS)

