CET - CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Department of Engineering Technology (ENG)


CET - 1210 SURVEYING
[3 hours] Study of construction and land surveying techniques, including the use of a steel tape, level, transit, and total station. Laboratory will stress collection of field data and calculations. Prerequisite: ENGT 1050; MATH 1320 Corequisite: MATH 1330


CET - 1200 ENGINEERING MECHANICS
[4 hours] Analysis of the laws of mechanics. Application to the mechanical properties of materials including stress, strain, compression, shear, moments, and deflection with respect to machines, beams, and steel structural design. Prerequisite: TSPS 1010; MATH 1340; ENGT 1050


CET - 2030 CIVIL DRAFTING
[3 hours] Manual and computer drafting as related to civil engineering projects such as highways, streets, sanitary and storm sewers, and building sites. Prerequisite: ENGT 1050; ARCT 1100


CET - 2110 MATERIALS TESTING

[3hours] Design of portland and asphalt cement concrete mixes and associated quality control tests of mortar, asphalt cements, portland and asphaltic concrete. Prerequisite: ENGT 1050


CET - 2210 HYDROLOGY AND HYDRAULICS
[3 hours] Surface and ground-water hydrology/hydraulic concepts as related to rainfall/runoff and surface and ground-water drainage. Open and closed channel hydraulics will be studied. Prerequisite: ENGT 1050


CET - 2220 SOIL MECHANICS
[3 hours] Theory and application of soil properties as related to foundation design, including pressure distribution, bearing capacity, compressibility, consolidation, shear and stress analysis. Laboratory will cover quality control tests. Prerequisite: ENGT 1050; CET 1200


CET - 2250 STRUCTURAL DESIGN
[4 hours] Principles of statics and strength of materials as applied to structural design of wood, reinforced concrete, and masonry (block and brick), using applicable codes. Prerequisite: ENGT 1050; CET 1200


CET - 2980 SPECIAL TOPICS
[1 - 4 hours] Student performs work on a specialized project of an advanced nature under the supervision of a Construction Engineering Technology faculty member.


CET - 3120 ADVANCED CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
[3 hours] Engineering design and problems of asphaltic and portland cement concretes, brick and block masonry construction, soils and rock materials. Prerequisite: CET 2110, 2220


CET - 3210 SURVEYING APPLICATIONS
[3 hours] Study of land surveying concepts as related to land subdivision - construction and engineering surveys such as construction staking and highway/railroad curves (horizontal and vertical). Prerequisite: CET 1210


CET - 4250 ADVANCED STRUCTURAL DESIGN
[4 hours] Advanced studies of steel, wood, concrete, and masonry structural design, examination of temporary construction structures and problems, demolition of structures. Prerequisite: CET 2250


CET - 4320 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
[3 hours] Topics include supervision and inspection of concrete, asphalt, steel, anchor bolts, masonry, falsework, formwork, and scaffolding in construction. OSHA rules and general ethics of construction will also be discussed. Prerequisite: ARCT 1260


CET - 4350 SOILS, FOUNDATIONS AND EARTH STRUCTURES
[4 hours] Temporary and permanent earth structures (foundations and retaining walls), tunneling, trenching, cofferdams, and dewatering. Prerequisite: CET 2250; GEOL 3250


CET - 4450 CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING
[3 hours] Topics include job start-up, scheduling (pre-construction operations, CPM and PERT), disputes, work stoppages, job closeout, liens, and client, contractor, architect-engineering relationship. Cold, hot, and rainy weather scheduling problems willalso be discussed. Prerequisite: ARCT 1260

Last Updated: 5/5/14