Civil and Material Engineering Courses

These courses are offered by the Department of Civil and Materials Engineering.
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302 Transportation Engineering
3 hours. Fundamentals of transportation engineering. Design, operations and planning of transportation systems of various technologies, emphasizing road and public transit. Extensive computer use is required. Field trips and computer laboratory required. Prerequisite(s): CS 107 or CS 109.

402 Geometric Design of Highway Facilities
3 OR 4 hours. Elements of geometric design. Driver, vehicle and roadway system characteristics. Horizontal and vertical alignment design. Intersection design and operation. Capacity and level of service. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 302.

408 Traffic Engineering and Design
3 OR 4 hours. Highway Traffic control with an emphasis on highway capacity analysis and Traffic Signal Design. Queuing theory, traffic flow theory, corridor management, and Taffic Safety. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Extensive computer use required. Field work required. Prerequisite(s): CME 302 or consent of the instructor.

494 Special Topics in Civil Engineering, Mechanics, and Materials
1 TO 4 hours. Subject matter varies from section to section and from semester to semester, depending on the specialities of the instructor. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

501 Urban Transportation
4 hours. Transportation technology, and its relation to travel and location phenomena in large urban areas, as a basis for planning, operating and design of multimodal transportation systems. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better or concurrent registration in CME 302; and MATH 210 and ECON 120. Recommended background: For transportation and urban planning majors.

503 Advanced Transportation Demand Analysis
4 hours. Advanced quantitative analysis and modeling of transportation demand for planning purposes. Disaggregate choice models, traveler behavior and values, activity-based and microsimulation approach to demand modeling. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): CME 508.

507 Sustainable Transportation Systems
4 hours. Transportation network analysis, mobile source emission modeling and life-cycle based transportation energy modeling. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in CME 501; and credit or concurrent registration in CME 508. Recommended Background: Transportation engineering, urban planning, and environmental engineering.

508 Urban Travel Forecasting
4 hours. Theory and method of forecasting travelers’ choices of route, mode, destination, departure time, trip frequency and origin location in congested urban transportation networks. Prerequisite(s): CME 302 and MATH 210 and ECON 120.

509 Transportation Networks
4 hours. Application of constrained optimization methods to the analysis, planning and design of urban transportation networks. Prerequisite(s): CME 501 and ECON 501 and MATH 484 and CME 508.