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Civil Engineering Technology
CET 105 ENGINEERING CRAPHICS I WITH AUTOCAD. (3, fa, sp, LF).
CET 106 ENGINEERING GRAPHICS II WITH AUTOCAD. (3, sp, LF). Topics include: dimensioning tolerances, threads and fasteners, gears, bearings and cams. Working drawing, fundamentals of 3D drawing, solid modeling, and descriptive geometry. Two hours lecture and four hours lab. Prerequisite: CET 105.
CET201 ENGINEERING MECHANICS. (4). Application and principle of mechanics to engineering problems of equilibrium. Topics include resultants, resolution of forces, equilibrium, friction, center of gravity, first-area-moment, moment of inertia, simple beams, and determinate plane trusses frames and structures. Four hours lecture. Prerequisites: PHY 101, MAT123.
CET202 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS. (4). Application of the principle of mechanics to engineering problems of strength and stiffness. Topics include stress and deformation of elastic materials, thin cylinders, torsion, beams, column and combined stresses at a point. Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: CET 201
CET 211 ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING. (3, LF). Problems in the planning and design of small buildings, supplements by group discussion, library research, and visits to buildings. Some emphasis placed on shades and shadows in rendering. Two hours lecture and four hours lab. Prerequisite: CET 106.
CET 212 ELEMENTARY SURVEYING. (3, LF). Theory and application of the principle of plane surveying. Use of conventional instruments, tapes and theory of angular and linear measurements, leveling, traverse, traverse computation, and topographic surveying are discussed. Two hours of lecture and four hours of lab. Prerequisite: GET 105, MAT 114.
CET 215 AUTOCAD SOLID MODELING AND DESIGNER. (3, fa, LF). An introduction to solid modeling including using solid commands to draw solid geometric shapes, drawing complex solid models, AutoCAD designer proper program, drawing designer solid modeling, creating 2-d drawing free designer solid models, and editing designer solid models, two hours lecture and four hours lab. Prerequisite: CET 1 06.
CET 225 BLUEPRINT READING AND INTERPRETATION. (3). The fundamentals of blueprint reading and interpretation as they pertain to machine drawings, including standard terms, sizes, estimating, and commercial practices. Three hours lecture, prerequisite: CET 211.
CET 250 ENGINEERING MECHANICS- DYNAMICS. (3). Application of the principles of mechanics to engineering problems as they apply to motion and acceleration, including plane motion, force, mass, work and energy. Three hours lecture, Prerequisite: CET 201.
CET 304 STRUCTURAL ANALYSES. (4). Analysis of statically determinate beams, frames, and trusses, shear and bending moment diagrams influence lines, and beam deflections, moment distribution; energy method, use of computers in problem solving stresses. Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: CET 202.
CET 310 CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES AND DETAILS. (3). A study of construction methods and procedures in the assembly and erection of construction materials and structural members. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: CET 106.
CET 312 INTERMEDIATE SURVEYING. (2). Practical application of surveying principles. Triangulation and trilateration land surveying. Engineering surveying to include building layout, highway vertical and horizontal curves and the survey of bridges, tunnels and earthwork. Use of computers in problem solving is introduced. Two hours lecture. Prerequisite: CET 212.
CET 320 ARCHITECTURAL WORKING DRAWONG. (3, LF). The preparation and interpretation of working drawings as they apply to the different crafts n the construction of a building, including plans, elevations, sections and detail drawings. Two hours lecture and 4 hours lab. Prerequisite: CET 215.
CET 330 ENGINEERING MATERIALS. (3). A study of the origin, production, use and the physical and chemical properties of construction and engineering materials. Common construction materials such as steel, nonferrous metals, wood cement, asphalt, and plastics are studied, Three hours lecture, Prerequisite: CET 202.
CET 331 MATERIALS TESTING LABORATORY. (1, LF). Tests to determine the physical properties and behavior of construction and engineering materials including steel, iron-carbon alloys, aluminum, concrete, wood and plastics. ASTH AASHTO testing procedures, instrumentation and the analysis and interpretation of test data. Three hours lab. Prerequisites: CET 202 and concurrent enrollment in CET in CET 330.
CET 332 INTRODUCTIONS TO ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY. (3). Introduction to hazardous materials and waste; pollution control and waste minimization; environmental regulations; case study. Three hours lecture.
CET 350 FLUID MECHANICS. (3, sp). A study of the behavior of fluids at rest and in motion. Concepts of static and dynamics of fluids. Emphasis on the principles and application of continuity, momentum, energy. Some introduction to open channel flows and hydrodynamics. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: MAT 123.
CET 355 WATER AND WASTE WATER TECHNOLOGY. (3). A study of quantity, treatment and distribution of water; and of the collection, treatment and disposal of waste water. Three lecture hours. Prerequisite: CET 350.
CET 360 SOIL MECHANICS AND FOUNDATIONS. (4). Introduction to soil engineering. Identification of soils and application of soil for engineering purposes. Methods of exploration and soil testing requires for design of foundation retaining walls and techniques of mechanics measurement. Identification and classification of soils, moisture-density relationship, shearing strength, permeability, capillarity and consolidation. Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: Junior standing.
CET 361 SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY. (1, LF). Laboratory practices and procedures in studying the engineering properties of soil. Instrumentation testing procedures, data collection, analysis, interpretation and reporting is stressed. Three hours lab. Prerequisite: Concurrent enrollment in CET 360.
CET 365 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING. (3). A study of the design, development regulation, and interrelation of modern highways, urban transportation systems, rail, air, water, and pipeline transportation systems. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: CET 312.
CET 401 REINFORCED CONCRETE. (4). The theory and design. Design of reinforced concrete slabs, columns, walls and footing, and the design, proportioning, inspection and pouring concrete mixes. Four hours lecture. Prerequisite: CET 304.
CET 402 STEEL DESIGN. (3). Basic principles of structural steel design. Design of beams, axially loaded members, columns, bolted connections and welding. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: CET 304.
CET 410 CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS. (3). Organization of the construction industry, types of construction contracts, preparation and administration of construction contracts, construction plans and specifications. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: CET 408.
CET 414 BUILDING ENGINEERING SYSTEMS AND DESIGN. (3). Planning and design of building engineering systems. Application of course work to actual job situation, including field trips. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: Upper division standing.
GT 375-378 SPECIAL TOPICS. (1-3). Specific topics to be listed in the schedule of courses. New topics of concern to technical subjects will be offered under this category. Prerequisite(s): Listed in the schedule of courses when specific topic is offered. May be lecture only or a combination of lecture and laboratory (lab fee charged).
GT 400 TECHNICAL WRITING. (3). Requirements for writing in industry. Emphasis placed on preparing reports, specifications, bids, letters, and proposals in the industrial environment. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: ENG 102.
GT 401 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION. (3). an understanding of the fundamentals, theory principles, and practices found in the industrial organization. Emphasis given to organizational structures and the basic theories supporting each. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: upper division standing.
GT 402 INDUSTRIAL SUPERVISION. (3). A study of the theory and practices of industrial supervision with respect to managing human resources in the production process. Emphasis given to worker morale, job planning, effective communication, and safety standards. Three hours lecture. Prerequisite: Upper division standing.