CSU ENGR 380A2 - LECTURE NOTES (15 pages)

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Colorado State University- Fort Collins
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Engr 380a2 - Engineering Cooperative Experience I
Engineering Cooperative Experience I Documents
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Civil Engineering EG380 Colorado State University Dr Robert N Meroney Click on speaker then click on title Civil Engineering is Everywhere Why 61 are clueless about engineering Civil Engineering is a composite of many specific disciplines Structural Waste Treatment Transportation Geotechnical Water Management Construction Management Building Big Buildings Structures Cities Infrastructure Transportation Culture Art Architecture The Future Without Limit Link Building Big Site What is Civil Engineering Civil engineering is a composite of many specific disciplines Structural solid mechanics Waste treatment environmental Transportation Geotechnical soil mechanics Hydraulics water management Construction management Structural Solid Mechanics Structural engineers design steel concrete or timber framed structures such as Tall buildings towers Bridges Dams Retaining walls foundations Stadiums Link Mackinack Bridge Link Chesepeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Waste Treatment Environmental Wastewater treatment engineers are civil or environmental engineers trained to design or analyze water treatment plants Water treatment plants are categorized as follows Sanitary waste treatment facilities Industrial waste treatment facilities Potable drinking water treatment facility Link Visit Sewage World Largest treatment basins in the USA Transportation Transportation Engineers design and analyze Highways Railways Airports Urban and Suburban Road Networks Parking Lots and Traffic Control Signal Systems Link Transportation at work Geotechnical Soil Mechanics Geotechnical Engineers analyze the subterranean rock and soil to determine its suitability to support extreme loads Proper geotechnical engineering is essential for a safe and secure structure Link A bad engineering job Hydraulics Water Management Water management involves the use of hydrologic and hydraulic principles to design Drainage systems Detention retention ponds Navigational waterways and Flood control levees dams and lakes Link Hoover Dam Link Flood Pictures Construction Management Construction managers Review contracts Order materials Hire and schedule subcontractors The job of a construction manager is to Provide quality control and insure project is completed on time and Within budget Link Golden Gate Bridge Construction U S Civil Engineering 150 years Link ASCE History Site The twelve founders gathered at the Croton Aqueduct New York on November 5 1852 to establish ASCE The American Society of Civil Engineers a professional organization representing more than 123 000 civil engineers celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2002 Natural Disasters Civil Engineering A tornado in Fort Collins click Dr Robert Meroney An earthquake in Fort Collins click Dr Wayne Charlie A flood in Fort Collins click Dr Darrell Fontane Link Visit Ft Collins Flood Next a Tornado in Fort Collins Between 1950 1995 there were 28 tornados in Larimer County In July 1979 an F3 scale tornado hit Cheynne injuring 40 and killing 1 Click on ovals Click on picture Related Web Sites Click sites below to visit Civil Engineering related web sites Link Discover Engineering Online Link National Engineering Week Link West Point Bridge Designer Link Engines of Our Ingenuity Link Engineering Case Studies Link Virtual Laboratory Click


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