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Civil Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science

CIVL_V: Civil Engineering


  1. CIVL_V 201 (3) Introduction to Civil Engineering

    The design process; graphical, visualization and computational tools; civil engineering disciplines; decision-making; teamwork; conceptual design project reflecting community, economic, environmental, sustainability and technical considerations. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: One of APSC 176, ENGL 110, ENGL 111, ENGL 120, ENGL 121, WRDS 150. Corequisite: CIVL 203. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  2. CIVL_V 203 (3) Technical Communication in Civil Engineering

    Written and oral communication in civil engineering. Business correspondence, business meetings, poster presentations, oral presentations and technical reports. Restricted to students in second year of the Civil Engineering program. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: One of APSC 176, ENGL 110, ENGL 111, ENGL 120, ENGL 121, WRDS 150. Corequisite: CIVL 201. Equivalency: APSC 201 This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  3. CIVL_V 204 (3) Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering

    Environmental engineering issues and projects; application of scientific and engineering principles to addressing these; soil, water and air pollution, and remediation. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CHEM 154.

  4. CIVL_V 210 (4) Soil Mechanics I

    Soil classification, principle of effective stress, analysis of seepage, filter criteria, introduction to shear strength and slope stability analysis. [3-2*-1] Prerequisite: One of CIVL 230, MECH 260, WOOD 276. or third-year standing in ENVE. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  5. CIVL_V 215 (4) Fluid Mechanics I

    Fluid properties, hydrostatics, kinematics, and fluid dynamics: energy and momentum methods with applications. Dimensional analysis, modelling, introduction to flow in pipes and forces on immersed objects. [3-0-2] Prerequisite: All of PHYS 170, MATH 101. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  6. CIVL_V 230 (4) Solid Mechanics

    Stress and strain, Hooke's law, axially loaded members, torsion, shear forces and bending moments in beams, bending and shear stresses in beams, composite members, introduction to inelastic and statically indeterminate problems. [3-0-2] Prerequisite: All of PHYS 170, MATH 101. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  7. CIVL_V 231 (4) Structural Mechanics

    Deflection of beams and structural systems; analysis of determinate structures; combined axial load and bending; beam- columns; buckling (stability); biaxial stresses and strains; construction and testing of model structures. [3-2-0] Prerequisite: All of MATH 152, CIVL 203, CIVL 230. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  8. CIVL_V 235 (4) Plane Surveying

    Theory and application of plane surveying methods. Introduction to and use of compass, transit, tape, and level. Construction and topographic surveys. Reduction of field data and construction of drawings. Demonstration of modern instruments, remote sensing methods and geographical information systems (GIS). This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  9. CIVL_V 250 (3) Engineering and Sustainable Development

    Implications of a finite biosphere and the complexities inherent in environmental decision-making. [3-0-0]

  10. CIVL_V 300 (3) Construction Engineering and Management

    Project delivery systems: traditional; construction management; turnkey; project management. Network planning methods. Activity planning, including construction methods selection. Estimating, bidding and bonding. Project control tools and procedures. Human resources, including equity considerations; occupational health and safety and quality control. [3-0-0] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  11. CIVL_V 301 (3) Modelling and Decision-Making in Civil Engineering

    Introduction to systems engineering; applications of decision-making, modelling, and programming, including probabilistic analyses and optimization, to civil engineering projects; review of numerical methods [3-0-1] Prerequisite: All of MATH 152, CIVL 201, STAT 251. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  12. CIVL_V 302 (3) Civil Engineering Impacts

    The social and biophysical context of infrastructure and the impact of civil engineering on people, the economy, and the environment. Specific topics vary from year to year. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 201.

  13. CIVL_V 303 (3) Computational Tools in Civil Engineering

    Computational and numerical solutions to civil engineering problems; application to a civil engineering design project that reflects community, economic, environmental and technical considerations. [2-0-2] Prerequisite: All of CIVL 201, CIVL 210, CIVL 215, CIVL 231, MATH 256. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  14. CIVL_V 305 (3) Introduction to Environmental Engineering Applications

    Environmental legislation; risk assessment; urban water; mass balance; water and wastewater treatment; environmental impact assessment. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 204. Or third-year standing in IGEN. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  15. CIVL_V 311 (4) Soil Mechanics II

    One-dimensional compression and stress-strain response of soils with application to estimation of the settlements and capacities of foundations and of retaining walls. [3-2*-1] Prerequisite: [CIVL210] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  16. CIVL_V 315 (4) Fluid Mechanics II

    Two-dimensional flow around immersed objects; velocity and pressure fields; lift and drag on cylinders and aerofoils; fluid loads on structures and structural response; pumps and turbines; analysis and design of pipeline systems; unsteady flow in pipes; frictionless water hammer analysis. [3-2*-1] Prerequisite: One of ENVE 201, CIVL 203 and all of CIVL 215, MATH 256. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  17. CIVL_V 316 (4) Hydrology and Open Channel Flow

    Introduction to open channel hydraulics, engineering hydrology, and water resource systems; estimation of design discharge; flood statistics; nonuniform steady open channel flow; energy and momentum principles, backwater analysis; culvert and bridge hydraulics. [3-2*-1] Prerequisite: CIVL 215 and one of APSC 201, CIVL 203, ENVE 201. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  18. CIVL_V 320 (3) Civil Engineering Materials

    The structure and properties of common Civil Engineering materials: aggregates, Portland cement, concrete, wood, steel and other construction materials. The emphasis is on the relationship between the structure of materials and their mechanical and durability properties. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: APSC278,APSC279 This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  19. CIVL_V 331 (4) Steel and Timber Design

    Introduction to limit states design of steel and timber structures: design objectives, design loads and load combinations, structural safety, material properties, design of tension and compression members, beams, columns, and connections. [3-0-2] Prerequisite: CIVL 231. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  20. CIVL_V 332 (3) Structural Analysis

    Introduction to indeterminate structural analysis; approximate analysis of structures; calculation of displacements using virtual work; flexibility (force) method; stiffness method for frames; moment distribution method; influence lines, introduction to structural dynamics. [3-0-2] Prerequisite: All of CIVL 231, MATH 152. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  21. CIVL_V 340 (3) Transportation Engineering I

    The analysis and design of transportation facilities; vehicle motion and vehicle/pavement interaction; geometric design of roadways; traffic flow analysis and level of service; fundamentals of intersection design; traffic safety. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: STAT 251. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  22. CIVL_V 402 (3) Professionalism and Law in Civil Engineering

    The Professional Governance Act; professional ethics, conflicts of interest, confidentiality and accountability; health and safety; sustainable development and environmental stewardship; equity considerations; design and construction contracts, specifications and tendering; labour and employment law; dispute resolution; evidence and expert witnesses; torts and legal liability. [3-0-0] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  23. CIVL_V 403 (3) Engineering Economic Analysis

    Time value of money; cash flow analysis; comparing options; depreciation, taxes, and inflation; financial accounting; company structures; public sector projects; decision-making. [3-0-0] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  24. CIVL_V 404 (3) Introduction to Solid Waste Management

    Characteristics of solid wastes; solid waste collection, treatment, and disposal; evaluation and analysis of landfills, composting, combined treatment, recycle, and re-use. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 204. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  25. CIVL_V 406 (3) Water Treatment and Waste Management

    Processes used in water and wastewater treatment. Conditions which necessitate treatment of water or wastewater, water and wastewater treatment processes and plant design. Municipal services required and associated with solid waste management. Credit will be granted for only one of CHBE 373 or CIVL 406. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 305. or third-year standing in ENVL program. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  26. CIVL_V 407 (3) Environmental Laboratory Analysis

    Testing procedures used in water quality studies and in the operation of water and wastewater treatment plants. [1-3-0] Prerequisite: CHEM 154. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  27. CIVL_V 408 (3) Geo-Environmental Engineering

    Environmental contamination, regulatory requirements, site investigation, migration of contaminants, containment systems, site remediation technologies, design considerations related to soil-contaminant interactions, hydrogeology, geochemistry and types of contaminants. Design and performance case histories. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 316 and fourth-year standing. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  28. CIVL_V 409 (3) Municipal Engineering

    Design of municipal infrastructure, including streets, water supply networks, and sewers, garbage collection and solid waste management. Focus is on solutions for providing an adequate water supply, collecting and disposing of stormwater and sewage, and managing excess stormwater flow. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: All of CIVL 315, CIVL 316. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  29. CIVL_V 410 (3) Foundation Engineering I

    An introduction to the process of foundation engineering. Empirical and analytical approaches used in current professional practice. Topics include site investigation, preloading, liquefaction assessment, ground improvement, design of shallow and deep foundations, and retaining structures. The importance of geology and technical communication are emphasized. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL311 This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  30. CIVL_V 411 (3) Foundation Engineering II

    Aspects of Geotechnical Engineering. Design considerations illustrated by case histories pertinent to BC. Topics include: site investigation, terrain analyses, in situ testing, groundwater problems, deep foundations, tie back walls and bracing, tailings impoundments, Northern construction, ground ice, dikes and dams engineering. Many case histories presented in part by prominent consulting engineers in BC. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 410. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  31. CIVL_V 413 (3) Design of Earth Dams and Containment Structures

    Purpose and types of dams; design criteria; construction sequence; compaction; seepage; filter design; factors influencing the design of earth dams; stability and deformation under static and earthquake loading; slope protection; field instrumentation. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: [CIVL311] Fourth-year standing. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  32. CIVL_V 415 (3) Water Resource Engineering

    An introduction to the planning and design of water resource systems, stream systems, and municipal and hydropower engineering. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: All of CIVL 315, CIVL 316, STAT 251. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  33. CIVL_V 416 (3) Environmental Hydraulics

    Application of hydraulic engineering principles to problems of environmental concern. Pollutant transport and dispersion. Mixing in rivers and lakes. Theory of jets and plumes. Design of outfall diffusers. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: All of CIVL 316, MATH 256. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  34. CIVL_V 417 (3) Coastal Engineering

    Linear wave theory; wave shoaling, refraction and diffraction; random waves; wave generation; long waves, tides and currents; coastal structures; beaches and coasts; mixing processes; harbour and marinas; coastal modelling. Credit will only be given for one of CIVL 417 or CIVL 540. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 316 and one of EOSC 213, MATH 256. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  35. CIVL_V 418 (3) Engineering Hydrology

    Hydrologic processes - weather, precipitation, infiltration, evaporation, snowmelt and runoff generation. Emphasis on quantitative techniques including: hydrograph analysis, reservoir and channel routing, statistical methods and design floods, hydrologic modelling. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 316. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  36. CIVL_V 420 (3) Concrete Technology

    Physical and chemical properties and microstructure of hydrated Portland cement; construction practices; modern use of industrial by-products such as fly ash, blast furnace slag, silica fume and metakaolin; use of chemical admixtures; environmental issues; properties of hardened concrete; issues in standardized and accelerated testing, non-destructive testing. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: [CIVL320] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  37. CIVL_V 422 (3) Project Based Learning in Civil Engineering Materials

    Some topical problems will be identified and students in groups will carry out experiments to study the materials involved. Site visits and external consultations are an integral requirement. [1-4-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 320.

  38. CIVL_V 425 (3) Case Studies of Construction Methods

    Identification and evaluation of solutions to construction site operation problems: the relationship between design and construction; factors affecting productivity and safety; measurement of on-site performance. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 425 or CIVL 521. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing.

  39. CIVL_V 426 (3) Virtual Design and Construction

    Building information modelling (BIM), 4D/5D modelling, design coordination, BIM execution and performance assessment, and integrated project delivery methods. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 426 or CIVL 526. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  40. CIVL_V 427 (3) Applied Machine Learning for Construction and Facility Management

    Introduction to classical machine learning algorithms, including linear regression, logistic regression, decision trees, and neural networks, and their applications to Civil Engineering practices, such as construction safety, building energy conservation, and traffic simulation. Other topics at the discretion of the instructor. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 300. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  41. CIVL_V 430 (4) Design of Concrete Structures

    Non-linear response of reinforced concrete members subjected to axial load, bending and shear; design of simple one-way members including beams, columns, slabs and footings. [3-2*-1] Prerequisite: CIVL 231. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  42. CIVL_V 432 (3) Advanced Structural Steel Design

    Design of steel structures to resist vertical and lateral loads. Floor and roof systems including conceptual layout, floor deck, beams, joists, trusses, and columns. Stability issues and limit states design. Connections and construction aspects. Seismic design. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: [CIVL331, CIVL332] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  43. CIVL_V 433 (3) Advanced Concrete Design

    Design of members subjected to shear and torsion, long columns, two-way slab systems; seismic design of low-rise concrete buildings. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: [CIVL430] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  44. CIVL_V 435 (3) Advanced Structural Analysis

    Shear flow, shear deformation, St. Venant torsion, warping torsion, P-delta and geometric stiffness, buckling of columns and frames, cylindrical shells, beams on elastic foundation, shear wall analysis, elasto-plastic analysis. Introduction to the finite element method. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: CIVL 332. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  45. CIVL_V 436 (3) Matrix Structural Analysis and Dynamics

    Further techniques in matrix structural analysis; non-rigid supports, temperature-shrinkage effects, computer implementation; matrix representation of structural dynamics; mode shapes, natural frequencies, continuous systems; lumped mass models, modal analysis, response spectra. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: [CIVL332] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  46. CIVL_V 437 (3) Introduction to Ship Structures

    Structural theory and practice of ship structural design; longitudinal and transverse strength of hull girder; plates and shells; matrix analysis; introduction to classification society rules; ship section design synthesis; finite element analysis. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: One of CIVL 332, MECH 360. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  47. CIVL_V 439 (3) Design of Timber Structures

    Design of timber structural elements using limit states design principles; joints and fasteners, sawn lumber and engineered wood products, light frame systems and shear walls. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 439 or CIVL 516. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: One of CIVL 331, WOOD 386. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  48. CIVL_V 440 (3) Transportation Engineering II

    Traffic operations and network analysis: macroscopic traffic models and shockwaves analysis; queueing theory and gaps; advanced signalized intersection analysis and design; freeway weaving and interchange analysis; data collection including field exercises. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: [CIVL340] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  49. CIVL_V 441 (3) Transportation Planning and Analysis

    Transportation systems planning and analysis: data needs; surveys and analysis; sampling techniques; trip generation; trip distribution; modal choice; trip assignment; traffic impact studies; system evaluation. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 441, CIVL 583 or PLAN 535. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: [CIVL340] Fourth-year standing. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  50. CIVL_V 445 (3) Civil Engineering Design Project I

    Integration and application of previously acquired knowledge and skills to find design solutions for a multi-disciplinary civil engineering project. Focus on conceptual and preliminary design. [2*-0-4] Prerequisite: CIVL 203. and fourth-year standing. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  51. CIVL_V 446 (2) Civil Engineering Design Project II

    Integration and application of previously acquired knowledge and skills to find design solutions for a multi-disciplinary civil engineering design project. Focus on detailed design. [2*-0-2] Prerequisite: CIVL 445. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  52. CIVL_V 475 (3) Environmental Stewardship in Civil Engineering

    Co-evolution of human and natural environments, approaches to the design, construction and operations of interacting built, social, and ecological systems, the integrative design process and related strategies. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: One of APSC 261, APSC 262, APSC 263, CIVL 250, CIVL 302. Third-year standing in BASc program. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  53. CIVL_V 478 (3) Building Science

    Building science concepts associated with the design of modern buildings, focusing particularly on the building envelope's role in environmental separation, controlling the movement of heat, air, and water in liquid and vapour states. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  54. CIVL_V 492 (1-6) Directed Studies in Civil Engineering

    Independent studies on a special topic. The credit value for this course will be determined in consultation with the student prior to the registration. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  55. CIVL_V 498 (1-6) Topics in Civil Engineering

    Seminar or lecture. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  56. CIVL_V 504 (3) Seismic Hazard Analysis and Design Parameters

    Causes and characteristics of earthquakes. Properties of ground motion records. Estimation of ground motion intensity and analysis of attenuation relationships. Probabilistic and deterministic seismic hazard analysis for both sites and regions. Selection of earthquake records and construction of design spectra. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  57. CIVL_V 505 (3) Principles of Earthquake Engineering and Seismic Design

    Response of structures to earthquakes; concept of ductility; understanding and applications of seismic design codes for buildings; quasi-static, modal, and nonlinear analyses; modelling of structures; design of structures using energy dissipation devices. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  58. CIVL_V 506 (3) Performance-based Earthquake Engineering

    Application of performance-based earthquake engineering principles to the design and assessment of building structures. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  59. CIVL_V 507 (3) Dynamics of Structures I

    Fundamental analysis of simple structures subjected to dynamic loadings; vibration problems in structures; linear and nonlinear structural response of simple systems; numerical methods for practical vibration analysis. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  60. CIVL_V 508 (3) Dynamics of Structures II

    Dynamic response of discrete and continuous systems; structural property matrices and eigenvalue problem; introduction to random vibrations; wave propagation analysis; experimental techniques and computer modelling. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  61. CIVL_V 509 (3) Nonlinear Structural Analysis

    Nonlinear behaviour of structures and the formulation of elements to model such behaviour; solution strategies; nonlinear material and section response; nonlinear dynamic analysis; nonlinear geometry; application of nonlinear analysis in engineering practice. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  62. CIVL_V 510 (3) Behaviour of Steel Structures

    Elastic response; elastic limit; capacity design; non-elastic stability problems of members and frames; plastic design and analysis; connection design for ultimate loads. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  63. CIVL_V 511 (3) Seismic Design of Steel Structures

    Nonlinear behavior and modeling of steel structures; plastic analysis of steel structures; seismic design of steel buildings. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  64. CIVL_V 513 (3) Concrete Structures

    Mechanics of structural concrete; comparison of analytical predictions and experimental results; simplified procedure; design using strut-and-tie models; seismic design of concrete buildings [3-0-0] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  65. CIVL_V 516 (3) Behaviour of Timber Structures

    Behaviour of timber structural elements using limit states design principles; joints and fasteners, sawn lumber and engineered wood products, light frame systems and shear walls. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 439 or CIVL 516. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  66. CIVL_V 517 (3) Advanced Topics in Timber Structures

    Design of timber structural systems using limit states design principles; non-standard connectors, timber-concrete composites, cross-laminated timber and hybrid systems. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  67. CIVL_V 518 (3) Reliability and Structural Safety

    Probability theory and random variables. Performance functions and probability of non-performance: simulations and FORM/SORM methods. Applications. System reliability. Time-dependent reliability and introduction to stochastic processes. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  68. CIVL_V 519 (3) Risk and Decision Analysis for Infrastructure Management

    Simulation and risk analysis; decision-making under uncertainty; methods to identify, value and implement flexibility in civil engineering systems design; applications to multiple civil engineering disciplines. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  69. CIVL_V 520 (3) Construction Planning and Control

    Planning of civil engineering projects using networking techniques and time space methods. Treatment of resources and cash flow. Activity planning. Concepts of control at the project and activity levels. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  70. CIVL_V 521 (3) Construction Methods and Performance

    Case studies in construction methods and solutions to construction site operation problems. Construction productivity, performance measurement, safety, quality, and other production issues. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 425 or CIVL 521. [3-0-0] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  71. CIVL_V 522 (3) Project and Construction Economics

    Application of the principles of engineering economics, economics and systems analysis techniques to the mathematical modelling of civil engineering projects. Topics treated: modelling of capital expenditures, revenues and operating expenditures, project financing, sensitivity analysis, risk analysis and management. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  72. CIVL_V 523 (3) Project Management for Engineers

    Perspectives of project management as it relates to civil engineering. Case studies are used to illustrate key issues. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  73. CIVL_V 524 (3) Legal Aspects of Project and Construction Management

    Legal issues of construction contracts, bidding processes, negligence, insurance, bonding, liens, and labour law. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  74. CIVL_V 526 (3) Virtual Design and Construction

    Building information modelling (BIM), 4D/5D modelling, design coordination, BIM execution and performance assessment, and integrated project delivery methods. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 426 or CIVL 526. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  75. CIVL_V 528 (2) Advanced Concrete Technology

    Pore structure, permeability and transport properties of concrete with and without mineral and chemical admixtures, damage modelling and application of linear and non-linear fracture mechanics, fiber reinforcement of concrete, strain-rate effects, fatigue and impact resistance, durability. Prerequisite: [CIVL420] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  76. CIVL_V 529 (3) Condition Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Infrastructure

    Non-destructive testing; repair and strengthening; high performance plain, polymer-modified, and fibre-reinforced concrete; shotcrete; fibre-reinforced polymer sprays; wraps and laminates; structural health monitoring using sensors; case studies. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  77. CIVL_V 537 (3) Computational Mechanics I

    Numerical techniques, weighted residual methods, finite differences, finite elements. Formulations using energy principles, shape functions, conformity, stiffness and mass matrices. Consistent load vectors. Applications to linear problems. Numerical integration and equation solvers. Dynamic problems. Introduction to nonlinear problems. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  78. CIVL_V 538 (3) Computational Mechanics II

    Finite elements for geometrically nonlinear problems: Lagrangian and Eulerian formulations. Review of constitutive models: Finite elements for materially nonlinear problems. Incremental formulations. Iterative solution algorithms. Application to project type problems. Prerequisite: [CIVL537] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  79. CIVL_V 539 (3) Advanced Theory of Structures

    Shearflow, shear deformation, St. Venant torsion, geometric stiffness and buckling of structural components and systems, lateral torsional buckling, beams on elastic foundation, theory of plates and shells, energy methods. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 435 or CIVL 539. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  80. CIVL_V 540 (3) Advanced Coastal Engineering

    Wave theories; wave shoaling, refraction, diffraction and reflection; tides and currents; random waves; wave generation; coastal structures; sedimentation; mixing processes; harbours design; coastal modelling. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 417 or CIVL 540. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  81. CIVL_V 541 (3) Environmental Fluid Mechanics

    Analysis of density stratified flows with application to water quality problems in inland and coastal waters. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  82. CIVL_V 542 (3) Physical Limnology

    Physical processes that affect the behaviour of lakes, including reservoirs, water filled mine pits, mine tailings ponds and other standing water bodies. Impacts of these processes on water quality, and methods used in the rehabilitation of lakes. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  83. CIVL_V 543 (3) Turbulent Fluid Dynamics

    Physical and mathematical models of turbulent flow suitable for engineering estimates and predictions. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  84. CIVL_V 546 (3) Fluvial Hydraulics

    Hydraulics of flow in rivers. Sediment transport, flow resistance, river morphology, stable channel design, bank erosion and scour; effects of engineering works on river systems; river restoration. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  85. CIVL_V 547 (2) Estuary Hydraulics

    Estuary dynamics and estuary classification; the effect of engineering works on salinity intrusion; physics of estuary pollution and the use of computer and hydraulic models. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  86. CIVL_V 548 (3) Numerical Modelling of Surface Water Quality

    Development and application of water quality models for lakes, rivers, estuaries, and reservoirs. Derivation of differential equations of pollutant transport; kinetic relationships for physical and chemical transformation of substances; numerical and analytical solutions to transport equations; calibration and verification. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  87. CIVL_V 551 (3) Advanced Hydrology

    Modelling hydrologic processes. Flow forecasting models for watersheds. Hydrology in a global perspective. Hydrological measurement techniques. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  88. CIVL_V 555 (3) Optimization and Heuristic Approaches for Civil Engineering Systems

    Optimization and simulation and their use in civil engineering design, analysis, and operation. Problem formulation, classical solution techniques, and heuristic approaches, and their applications to the disciplines within civil engineering are addressed. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  89. CIVL_V 556 (3) Modelling and Optimization of Civil Engineering Systems

    Applications of practical simulation and optimization software systems and operations research methodologies in design, analysis, and operation of civil engineering systems. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  90. CIVL_V 558 (2) Dam Infrastructure in British Columbia

    Case history studies of hydroelectric projects and water supply dams. Emphasis on the engineering works of Karl Terzaghi and current environmental aspects of those projects. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  91. CIVL_V 559 (3) Advanced Water and Wastewater Treatment Technology

    Processes for removing and mitigating impurities that are not effectively removed in conventional water and waste treatment practice; investigation of disposal practices that make use of the impurities as a resource. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  92. CIVL_V 560 (3) Low-Pressure Membranes for Water Treatment

    Parameters governing contaminant removal and system throughput in microfiltration and ultrafiltration for drinking water and wastewater treatment. [3-0-0]. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  93. CIVL_V 561 (3) Risk and Remediation in Geo-environment

    Sampling; investigations; fate and transport of chemicals in soil, water, sediment, biota and air; exposure pathways assessment and toxicological principles for receptors; risk-based approach to site remediation, treatment and control technologies. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  94. CIVL_V 562 (3) Environmental Data Collection and Analysis

    Development and application of sampling and data analysis programs as they apply to environmental engineering. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  95. CIVL_V 564 (2) Engineering Management of Solid Wastes

    Characteristics of solid wastes; introduction to solid waste collection, treatment and disposal. Evaluation of current practice and analysis of future potential of landfills, composting, combined treatment, recycle and re-use. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  96. CIVL_V 565 (3) Physical-Chemical Treatment Processes

    Development of the principles of selected physical and chemical treatment unit operations. Applications in both water and wastewater treatment. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  97. CIVL_V 566 (3) Fate of Contaminants in Aquatic Systems

    Fate of contaminants in inland and coastal waters. Pollutants associated with pulp mills, waste treatment plants, mining operations and other sources. Natural processes (physical, chemical, and biological) affecting the ultimate fate and impact of these pollutants. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  98. CIVL_V 567 (3) Water and Sanitation in Low Resource Contexts

    Design approaches for public health engineering and water and sanitation services in resource-limited contexts. Water and excreta-related diseases and appropriate technologies for water supply, treatment, sanitation, and analysis. Local, global, and Indigenous contexts will be integrated throughout the class. [3-0-0]. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  99. CIVL_V 569 (3) Environmental Biotechnology

    Development of the principles of secondary, biological treatment processes, with application to both municipal and industrial wastewater treatment. Discussion of different treatment methodology, incorporating both aerobic and anaerobic microbiological processes. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  100. CIVL_V 570 (2) Advanced Soil Mechanics

    Soil composition and geological factors affecting engineering properties, stress and strain at a point, principle of effective stress, stress-strain relations; theories of primary and secondary consolidation, settlement; shear testing equipment, stress-strain and strength behaviour of soil under static and dynamic loading. Prerequisite: [CIVL311] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  101. CIVL_V 574 (3) Experimental Soil Mechanics

    Field and laboratory experimental studies of advanced aspects of soil behaviour; compressibility; shear strength; pore water pressure; dynamic tests; advanced instrumentation and measurement techniques; research reports required. Prerequisite: [CIVL570] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  102. CIVL_V 575 (3) Constitutive Models for Soil

    Introduction to continuum mechanics; basics of elastoplasticity; stress-strain behavior of geomaterials; anisotropy; monotonic and cyclic loading; critical state soil mechanics; specific constitutive models for clays and sands. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  103. CIVL_V 579 (2) Geosynthetics

    Material properties; standard tests data; soil-geosynthetic interaction; design of reinforced soil structures (walls, slopes, embankments); design of filtration and drainage works; design of geomembrane-lined waste containment facilities; regulatory requirements; case history applications. Prerequisite: CIVL 311. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  104. CIVL_V 580 (3) Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering

    Local site effects, soil-structure-interaction, liquefaction, seismic slope stability, seismic design of retaining structures; advanced methods in geotechnical earthquake engineering. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  105. CIVL_V 581 (3) Soil Dynamics for Design Practice

    Seismic loading and its effect on earth structures; dynamic response of single, and multi-degree of freedom systems and continuous systems; behaviour of soil under dynamic loading; pore pressure generation and liquefaction effects; seismicity and seismic design parameters; dynamic analysis of earth structures; seismic design of soil-structure systems. Prerequisite: CIVL 570. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  106. CIVL_V 582 (3) Transportation Engineering Impacts

    Methods to measure, predict and evaluate impacts of transportation modes. Discussion of measures to reduce impacts. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  107. CIVL_V 583 (3) Urban Engineering Methods and Models

    The application of urban analysis methods and models to the design of municipal and transportation engineering systems. Credit will be granted for only one of CIVL 441, CIVL 583 or PLAN 535. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  108. CIVL_V 584 (3) Applications of Advanced Computer Techniques in Civil Engineering

    Applications of artificial intelligence, neural networks, fuzzy logic and computer simulation to civil engineering problems involving uncertainty. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  109. CIVL_V 585 (3) Pedestrian and Bicycle Transportation Design

    Design of transportation facilities for people walking, cycling, or rolling on non- or lightly-motorized vehicles (active travellers). Geometry and traffic controls for sidewalks, bike lanes, shared streets, and off-street paths. Traveller and contextual factors influencing facility use and performance, including safety, comfort, accessibility, and equity. Credit will be given for one of CIVL 585 or PLAN 548L. [3-0-0] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  110. CIVL_V 586 (3) Urban Transportation System Analysis

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  111. CIVL_V 589 (3) Traffic Flow Theory

    A discussion of the various traffic flow distribution models, gap acceptance, queuing processes, traffic flow simulation with applications to intersection design, signal system design and control of urban freeways. [3-0] This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  112. CIVL_V 592 (1-6) Directed Studies in Civil Engineering

    Independent studies not related to thesis work. The credit value for this course will be determined in consultation with the student prior to the registration. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  113. CIVL_V 597 (1) Seminar

    Presentations and discussions of current research topics in various disciplines of Civil Engineering. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  114. CIVL_V 598 (1-6) Topics in Civil Engineering

    Seminar or lecture. This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  115. CIVL_V 599 (12) M.A.Sc. Thesis

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.

  116. CIVL_V 699 (0) Doctoral Dissertation

    This course is not eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading.


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