CEAT Online Courses
Summer 2020 Course Descriptions
Overview of the entire construction industry with emphasis on construction materials, methods and systems. Both building and heavy highway construction drawings and their interpretation. Same course as CMT 1214.
Principles of 2D and 3D graphic communication are applied to reading and drawing construction plans. Techniques for measuring items of construction work from plans and specifications are also covered. Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in MATH 1513 or ALEKS score greater or equal to 60 or permission of instructor.
Fundamentals of concrete and concrete making materials including admixtures. Proportioning concrete mixtures. Batching, mixing, conveying, placing, finishing, and curing concrete. Hot and cold weather concreting, jointing, volume change and crack control. Previously offered as CMT 2343. Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in CMT 1213 and CMT 2253, and CMT 2351 or concurrent enrollment in CMT 2351 or permission of department.
Scheduling basics, including bar charts and critical-path methods; manual and computer techniques using current software; emphasis on using schedules for construction project management. Prerequisite(s): Acceptance to the CMT Upper-Division or permission of department; grade of "C" or better in CMT 2263.
Supervised field experience in construction; 400 hours minimum documented time required. Same course as 3331. Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in CMT 1213, CMT 1214, or CMT 2253, or permission of department.
Supervised temporary, full-time employment in construction, emphasizing field and office engineering and a variety of project management functions; 400 hours minimum documented time required. Previously offered as CMT 3333. Prerequisite(s): Grade of “C” or better in CMT 2263, CMT 3322 and CIVE 3614 or permission of department.
Programming a microcomputer using a spreadsheet and in BASIC. Application of algorithms to solve defined problems and an introduction to the numerical limitations of small machines. Previously offered as ECT 1003. Prerequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in MATH 1513.
Introduction to engineering design using modern design methodologies and computer-aided tools. Design, construction and testing through participation in a multidisciplinary team-based design project contest.
Introduction to engineering design using modern design methodologies and computer-aided tools appropriate for mechanical and aerospace engineering. Design, construction and testing through participation in a multidisciplinary team based design project contest.
Programming to solve problems typical of practice in engineering. Techniques and methods.
Resultants of force systems, static equilibrium of rigid bodies, statics of structures, and fluid statics. Shear and moment diagrams. Prerequisite(s): MATH 2144 and either PHYS 1114 or PHYS 2014 with grade of "C" or better.
Kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies from a Newtonian viewpoint using vector algebra and calculus. Work-energy and impulse-momentum principles. Planar and three-dimensional kinetics and kinematics of rigid bodies. Prerequisite(s): ENSC 2113 with a grade of "C" or better.
Bending moments, deformation and displacement in elastic and plastic deformable bodies. Axial, torsional and shear loads. Buckling stress transformations and combined loads. Prerequisite(s): ENSC 2113 with grade of "C" or better.
Properties of substances and principles governing changes in form of energy. First and second laws. Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in CHEM 1314, CHEM 1414 or CHEM 1515, MATH 2144, PHYS 2014.
Elements of electrical engineering; AC and DC circuits, mesh and node formulation of network equations, steady-state response to sinusoids, energy, power and power factor. Prerequisite(s): MATH 2153 and PHYS 2114.
The study of fluid properties, statics, conservation equations, dimensional analysis and similitude, viscous flow in ducts, inviscid flow, boundary layer theory, open channel flow, turbomachinery and fluid measurement techniques. Prerequisite(s): ENSC 2113 and MATH 2153 with a grade of "C" or better.
Principles and practices of the management of engineering and technology activities. Focus is on the tools and methods for solving problems in service and industrial systems. Prerequisite(s): Admission to MSETM program or consent of instructor.
Introduction to the requirements for the ETM Capstone Project, including problem statements, strategic implications, management systems, and problem metrics. Emphasis is placed on persuasive technical communication. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MSETM program and at least 17 hours earned toward MSETM degree or departmental permission.
Examines the content and historical evolution of fire administration including terminology, concepts, theories, and methods employed.
Introduction to emergency management in the international setting. Provides background for students who may work with international assistance programs or who may become involved in the delivery of emergency management services abroad as part of an international assistance effect. This course is the same as POLS 5693. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing.
Issues relating to the proper operation of a fire department and the fire department's role within the structure of local government. Prerequisite(s): FPST 2153, MGMT 3013.
Development and use of time value of money models. Bases for comparison of alternatives, including present worth, annual worth, rate of return and payout period methods. Decision-making among independent, dependent, capital-constrained and unequal-life projects. Replacement, breakeven and minimum cost analyses. Depreciation and depletion methods and their effect on corporate income taxes, leading to after-tax cash flow analysis. Introduction to financial reports. Prerequisite(s): MATH 2153.
Quantitative evaluation of investment alternatives for non-engineering majors. The role of interest in economic equivalence and in formulating economic comparisons based on present worth, annual equivalent, rate of return and payout criteria. Accounting, depreciation and income tax considerations. Benefit-cost and cost-effectiveness analysis. Cost estimation and allowance for variance in estimates. Not available for credit in industrial engineering curriculum. Prerequisite(s): MATH 2123.
A systems approach to planning, organizing, scheduling and controlling projects. The behavioral and quantitative aspects of project management. Importance of working with personnel as well as technology. Project management software utilized. Prerequisite(s): IEM 4413 or equivalent.
Setup and solution of equations which govern mechanical engineering systems. Application and solution of the governing equations to describe the steady state or transient behavior of dynamics, mechanics and circuit problems. Linear sets of equations, ODEs will be used to describe systems. Solutions may be simplified using complex numbers of Fourier/Laplace transforms. Numerical methods for solutions will be covered. Data analysis, quality control and statistical hypothesis testing will be covered. Prerequisite(s): A grade of “C” or higher in PHYS 2114 and MATH 2233.
Mechanisms of heat transfer. Steady and transient conduction, free and forced convection, heat exchanger design and analysis, radiation and multiphase behavior. Numerical methods, dimensional analysis and boundary layer theory. Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or higher in ENSC 3233.
This course covers the use of renewable and non-renewable energy sources in power production. Energy conversion processes are analyzed, and performance characteristics of components and systems are modeled using modern computational methods. Applications include overall design of conventional Rankine power systems and may also include design of nuclear, solar, wind, wave, thermoelectric, and geothermal energy systems. Prerequisite(s): Admission to MAE professional school. Grades of "C" or higher in MAE 3233 and MAE 3223 or MAE 3524.
Computer-aided design methodologies and processes. State-of-the-art technologies and methodologies in 3D modeling and design processes. Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in MET 1223 or MET 2223.
An introduction to the practical use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) commercial software. Students will be introduced to the concepts governing CFD, but the majority of the class will be utilized in learning the use of a popular commercial code. Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in MET 3313 or ENSC 3233.
Application of Finite Element Methods to machine component design. Problems involving stress, strain, temperature and vibration will be solved using state of the art Finite Element Software. Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in GENT 3323 or ENSC 2143.