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Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

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Civil Engineering

EG380 Colorado State University Dr. Robert N. Meroney
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Civil Engineering is Everywhere  Civil Engineering is a composite of many specific disciplines. – – – – – – Structural Waste Treatment Transportation Geotechnical Water Management Construction Management 61% are clueless Why? about engineering .

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. Geotechnical & soil mechanics. Construction management. Waste treatment & environmental. Hydraulics & water management. Transportation. – – – – – – Structural & solid mechanics. .

Retaining walls. Bridges. or timber framed structures such as: – – – – Tall buildings & towers.Structural & Solid Mechanics  Structural engineers design steel. – Stadiums. Dams. & foundations. Link: Mackinack Bridge Link: Chesepeake Bay Bridge/Tunnel . concrete. &.

Link: Visit Sewage World Largest treatment basins in the USA . – Potable (drinking) water treatment facility.Waste Treatment & Environmental.   Wastewater treatment engineers are civil or environmental engineers trained to design or analyze water treatment plants. – Industrial waste treatment facilities. Water treatment plants are categorized as follows: – Sanitary waste treatment facilities.

and – Traffic Control Signal Systems.Transportation  Transportation Engineers design and analyze – – – – Highways. – Parking Lots. Link: Transportation at work . Railways. Airports. Urban and Suburban Road Networks.

 Proper geotechnical engineering is essential for a safe and secure structure.Geotechnical & Soil Mechanics  Geotechnical Engineers analyze the subterranean rock and soil to determine its suitability to support extreme loads. Link: A bad engineering job .

– Detention/retention ponds. – Navigational waterways. dams. and lakes. and – Flood control levees. Link: Hoover Dam Link: Flood Pictures .Hydraulics & Water Management  Water management involves the use of hydrologic and hydraulic principles to design: – Drainage systems.

Link: Golden Gate Bridge Construction .  The job of a construction manager is to: – Provide quality control and insure project is completed on time and. – Within budget. – Order materials.Construction Management  Construction managers: – Review contracts. – Hire and schedule subcontractors.

U.000 civil engineers. New York. a professional organization representing more than 123. The American Society of Civil Engineers. on November 5.S. Civil Engineering: 150 years  The twelve founders gathered at the Croton Aqueduct.  Link: ASCE History Site . celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2002. 1852. to establish ASCE.

Natural Disasters & Civil Engineering  A tornado in Fort Collins? (click) – Dr. Wayne Charlie  A flood in Fort Collins? (click) – Dr. Collins Flood . Robert Meroney  An earthquake in Fort Collins? (click) – Dr. Darrell Fontane Link: Visit Ft.

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 .

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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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