Introduction to Civil Engineering

Sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering


transportation engineering and construction engineering to residential. environmental engineering. industrial and public works projects of all sizes and levels of construction. Civil engineers typically apply the principles of geotechnical engineering. commercial. Coastal engineering Construction engineering Earthquake engineering Environmental engineering Geotechnical engineering Water resources engineering Transportation engineering Surveying Structural engineering Municipal or urban engineering Materials engineering 8/5/2012 IKU 2 .Sub-disciplines of Civil Engineering In general. civil engineering is concerned with the overall interface of human created fixed projects with the greater world. structural engineering.

to provide healthy water. and land for human habitation (house or home) and for other organisms. air. and to remediate polluted sites. China 8/5/2012 IKU Chile 3 .Environmental Engineering Environmental engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to improve the natural environment (air. and/or land resources). water.

environmental sustainability. industrial hygiene. recycling.Environmental Engineering It involves waste water management and air pollution control. waste disposal. 8/5/2012 IKU 4 . Dust is the most important pollution problem in construction sites. radiation protection. and public health issues as well as a knowledge of environmental engineering law. It also includes studies on the environmental impact of proposed construction projects.

Environmental Engineering Scope of Environmental Engineering Solid waste management 8/5/2012 IKU 5 .

Environmental Engineering Scope of Environmental Engineering Water supply and treatment Wastewater conveyance and treatment 8/5/2012 IKU 6 .

Environmental Engineering Scope of Environmental Engineering Air quality management 8/5/2012 IKU 7 .

Health and Safety Hazardous waste management Natural resource management Noise pollution Risk assessment 8/5/2012 IKU 8 .Environmental Engineering Scope of Environmental Engineering Environment.

8/5/2012 IKU 9 . marine geology. and civil engineering. often directed at combating erosion of coasts or providing navigational access. The field involves aspects of nearshore oceanography.Coastal Engineering Coastal engineering is the study of the processes ongoing at the shoreline and construction within the coastal zone.

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