Civil and Materials Engineering - CME


The information below lists courses approved in this subject area effective Fall 2014. Not all courses will necessarily be offered these terms. Please consult the Schedule of Classes for a listing of courses offered for a specific term.

500-level courses require graduate standing.

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201 Statics
3 hours. Analysis of forces, equilibrium of two- and three-dimensional structures, frames and machines. Friction, centroids, virtual work and energy. Prerequisite(s): MATH 181 and PHYS 141.

203 Strength of Materials
3 hours. Relationships between the stresses and strains within a deformable body. Axially loaded members, torsion and the bending of bars. Stress transformation equations. Column theory. Prerequisite(s): CME 201 and MATH 210.

205 Structural Analysis I
3 hours. Analysis of trusses, beams and frames. Classical methods and analysis with microcomputers. Displacements, shear and bending moments, influence lines. Prerequisite(s): CME 203.

211 Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics
3 hours. Covers the basic fluid mechanics topics of statics and kinematics, with emphasis on civil engineering aspects of open channel hydraulics and pipe flow. Prerequisite(s): CME 201.

215 Hydraulics and Hydrology
3 hours. Hydraulics of pipe flow, open channel flow and hydraulic machinery. Ground water and surface water hydrology. Prerequisite(s): ME 211.

216 Introduction to Environmental Engineering
3 hours. Environmental engineering and design for water and waste problems. Interactive effects of man-made projects on resources and the environment. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 112; and credit or concurrent registration in CME 211.

260 Properties of Materials
3 hours. Introduction to the relationships between composition and microstructure; correlation with physical and mechanical behavior of metals, ceramics, and polymers. Manufacturing methods. Service performance. Materials selection. Credit is not given for CME 260 if the student has credit for CME 261. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 112 and MATH 181 and PHYS 141.

261 Materials for Manufacturing
2 hours. Introductory-level course in materials engineering to familiarize students with relationships between processing, structure and properties of materials used to manufacture devices. Same as ME 261. Credit is not given for CME 261/ME 261 if the student has credit for CME 260. Prerequisite(s): CHEM 112 and MATH 181 and PHYS 141.

300 Composition and Properties of Concrete
2 hours. Properties and types of cements and aggregates, hydration, mix design, properties of fresh and hardened concrete. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in CME 203.

301 Behavior and Design of Metal Structures
3 hours. Design of metal structures, behavior of members and their connections, theoretical, experimental and practical basis for proportioning members. Prerequisite(s): CME 205.

302 Transportation Engineering
3 hours. Fundamentals of transportation engineering. Design, operations and planning of transportation systems of various technologies, emphasizing road and public transit. Extensive computer use required. Field trips and computer laboratory required. Prerequisite(s): CS 107 or CS 109.

310 Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
3 hours. Analysis and design of reinforced concrete structural elements: beams, slabs, columns, and foundations. Use of current ACI 318 building code. Prerequisite(s): CME 205 and credit or concurrent registration in CME 300.

311 Water Resources Engineering
3 hours. Groundwater hydrogeology and transport; surface water transport and modeling from an engineering perspective. Laboratory covers ground and surface water transport and pump hydraulics. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): CME 211.

315 Soil Mechanics and Laboratory
4 hours. Soil formation, phase relationships, index properties and soil classification, soil composition, soil compaction, water in soils, stresses in soils, consolidation, shear strength, soils laboratory. Prerequisite(s): CME 203 and CME 211.

359 Mechanical Vibrations
3 hours. Free and forced vibrations of damped linear single and multiple degree of freedom systems. Approximate methods, instrumentation, and applications. Same as ME 308. Prerequisite(s): ME 210 and MATH 220.

392 Undergraduate Research
1 TO 3 hours. Research and indepth study of a subject of interest under the close supervision of a faculty member. A report is required. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.

394 Undergraduate Seminar
1 TO 3 hours. Students conduct an indepth study of areas of engineering of special interest to them which will be presented to the class in a seminar format. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.

396 Senior Design I
3 hours. Introduction to design process and methodologies. Aspects of deterministic and probabilistics design. Optimization theory and methods in design. Preparation of senior design projects. Students are required to take Fundamentals of Engineering Examination (FE exam) before graduation. Prerequisite(s): Senior standing.

397 Senior Design II
2 TO 3 hours. Application of principles of engineering and design methods to the solution of a large-scale design program. Communicating design solu- tions through verbal and written media. Prerequisite(s): CME 396.

400 Advanced Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures
3 OR 4 hours. Design of reinforced concrete building structures, including design for lateral loads due to wind, structural systems for reinforced concrete buildings, shear walls, and design for seismic forces. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 310 or the equivalent.

401 Advanced Design of Metal Structures
3 OR 4 hours. Plate girders; unsymmetrical bending; torsion of thin-walled structures; lateral-torsional instability; composite construction. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 301.

402 Geometric Design of Highway Facilities
3 OR 4 hours. Elements of geometric design. Driver, vehicle and roadway system characteristics. Horizontal and vertical alignment design. Intersection design and operation. Capacity and level of service. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 302.

403 Hydraulic Design
3 OR 4 hours. Groundwater hydraulics, movement, recharge and well design; migration and drainage; design of dams, spillways and turbines; wave and coastal engineering design. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 311.

404 Railroad Track Engineering
3 hours. Railroad track engineering concepts including track components, response of track to wheel loads, design and analysis of railroad tracks, construction, evaluation, and maintenance of railroad tracks, load distribution, and track substructures. Prerequisite(s): CME 315; or consent of the instructor. Recommended Background: Basic knowledge of strength of materials, soil mechanics, and structures.

405 Foundation Analysis and Design
3 TO 4 hours. Site characterization; analysis and design of shallow foundations, deep foundations and earth retaining structures; foundations on difficult soils; effects of construction; instrumentation and monitoring. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 315.

406 Bridge Design
3 OR 4 hours. Theory and design procedures related to the analysis and design of modern bridges. Using the AASHTO Code, includes concrete and steel structures, construction practices and procedures. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 301 and CME 310.

407 Soil and Site Improvement Methods
3 OR 4 hours. Compaction, preloading, vertical drains, grouting, admixture stabilization, thermal stabilization, soil reinforcement, geosynthetics; construction of embankments on soft clay, embankments on mechanically stabilized earth walls, hydraulic barriers; case studies. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 315.

408 Traffic Engineering and Design
3 OR 4 hours. Highway Traffic control with an emphasis on highway capacity analysis and Traffic Signal Design. Queuing theory, traffic flow theory, corridor management, and Taffic Safety. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Extensive computer use required. Field work required. Prerequisite(s): CME 302 or consent of the instructor.

409 Structural Analysis II
3 OR 4 hours. Approximate analysis of structures including trusses and multistory frames. Influence lines, cables and arches. Principles of limit analysis for structures and structural elements. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 205 or consent of the instructor.

410 Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures
3 OR 4 hours. Principles of prestressed concrete. Analysis and design of statically determinate prestressed concrete members. Introduction to design and detailing of connections. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 310.

411 Chemistry for Environmental Professionals
3 hours. Introductory atmospheric chemistry, aspects of air pollution, chemistry related to natural water and water treatment; priority organic pollutants and heavy metals. Same as EOHS 440. Prerequisite(s): One year of college chemistry.

415 Environmental Geotechnology
3 OR 4 hours. Environmental laws and regulations, sources and types of waste materials, waste materials in geotechnical engineering applications, geotechnical management of municipal, industrial, mine and nuclear wastes. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 315.

420 Water and Wastewater Analysis Laboratory
0 TO 4 hours. Laboratory class for environmental engineering. Analysis of water, wastewater and soil for nutrients, pollutants, physical parameters and biological parameters. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 216; or graduate standing.

421 Water Treatment Design
3 OR 4 hours. Water quality control systems. Physical-chemical unit processes applied to systems designed for treatment of municipal and industrial waters. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Field trip required at nominal fee. Prerequisite(s): CME 216.

422 Wastewater Treatment Design
3 OR 4 hours. Processes involved in the biological treatment of wastewater. Aerobic and anaerobic treatment, sludge stabilization, and nutrient removal. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Field trip required. Prerequisite(s): CME 216 or the equivalent.

423 Management of Solid and Hazardous Wastes
3 hours. Management of solid and hazardous waste, including radioactive waste: landfills, incineration, recycling, composting, source reduction, groundwater and air pollution impacts, control, regulations, siting, health impacts. Same as EOHS 472, and GEOG 444.

425 Environmental Remediation Engineering
3 OR 4 hours. Sources of contamination, regulations, site characterization, impact assessment, waste disposal and containment options, waste treatment options, case studies. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 315.

427 Engineering Hydrology
3 OR 4 hours. Processes, techniques and concepts in hydrology of interest to the engineer: precipitation, interception, evaporation, groundwater, unit hydrographs, flood routing, and statistics. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 215.

430 Theory of Elasticity I
3 OR 4 hours. The boundary value problems of linear elasticity. Uniqueness of solution. Reduction to two dimensions: the plane problems, torsion, bending. Polar coordinates and general orthogonal coordinates. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 204 and MATH 481 or the equivalents.

431 Introduction to Continuum Mechanics
3 OR 4 hours. Vectors and tensors, stress, principal stresses and principal axes, deformation, compatability conditions, constitutive equations, isotropy and mechanical properties of fluids and solids. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 203 and CME 211; or CME 203 and ME 211.

432 Energy Methods in Mechanics
3 OR 4 hours. Variational theorems of elasticity. Applications to establish approximate systems and their solution. Beams (including shear deformation.) Introduction to instability theory. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 205.

433 Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis I
3 OR 4 hours. Classical theory of strength of materials. Fracture mechanisms maps. Continuum damage mechanics. Introduction to fracture mechanics. Singular problems of elasticity. Stress intensity. Energy release rates. Irwin-Orowan, Barenblatt-Dugdale theories. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 430.

434 Finite Element Analysis I
3 OR 4 hours. Establishment of basic finite element, matrix relations for one-dimensional heat conduction problems: Truss, beam and frame structural systems. Solution methods of the resulting equations. Introduction to two-dimensional analysis. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 205 or ME 401 and CS 108.

435 Theory of Vibrations I
3 OR 4 hours. Analytical and numerical treatment of linear, discrete systems. Nonlinear discrete systems. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 200 or the equivalent and MATH 220.

450 Probability and Reliability in Structural Design
3 OR 4 hours. Maximum uncertainty principle and probability distributions of random variables. Distributions of extremes and their applications. Statistics of failure. The weakest link theory. Time to failure. Structural reliability. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

453 Experimental Stress Analysis
0 TO 4 hours. Structural similitude and dimensional analysis. Strain measurement techniques. Introduction to photoelasticity. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 430.

454 Structural Analysis and Design of Tall Buildings
3 OR 4 hours. State-of-the-art introduction to structural analysis and design of tall buildings. Load impact on different structural systems. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 401 or CME 409 or the equivalent, or consent of the instructor. Recommended background: Major structural analysis and design courses.

460 Crystallography and X-Ray Diffraction
4 hours. Fundamentals of crystallography. Theory of x-ray diffraction, experimental methods and applications. Prerequisite(s): CME 260.

470 Physical and Mechanical Properties of Materials
4 hours. Basic metallurgical phenomena; kinetics and phase stability; diffusion and transformation rates. Mechanical properties of materials; creep; fatigue and fracture. Prerequisite(s): CME 260.

471 Thermodynamics of Materials
0 TO 4 hours. Application of chemical and thermodynamic principles to processing and characterization of materials. 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite(s): CME 260.

480 Welding Metallurgy
4 hours. Metallurgy of metals joining processes. Selection of processes and design of products manufactured by joining processes. Prerequisite(s): CME 260.

493 Seminar
1 TO 3 hours. Topics of mutual interest to a faculty and a group of students. Offered as announced in the Timetable.

494 Special Topics in Civil Engineering, Mechanics, and Materials
1 TO 4 hours. Subject matter varies from section to section and from semester to semester, depending on the specialities of the instructor. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

496 Special Problems
1 TO 4 hours. Special problems or reading by special arrangement with a faculty member. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

500 Design of Concrete Plate and Shell Structures
4 hours. Practical design of reinforced concrete slabs, walls, and shells of single and double curvatures. Includes barrel roofs, domes, and storage tanks. Prerequisite(s): CME 310.

501 Urban Transportation
4 hours. Transportation technology, and its relation to travel and location phenomena in large urban areas, as a basis for planning, operating and design of multimodal transportation systems. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better or concurrent registration in CME 302; and MATH 210 and ECON 120. Recommended background: For transportation and urban planning majors.

502 Bridge Design II
4 hours. Theory and design procedures related to the analysis and design of modern bridges, using AASHTO code. Includes concrete and steel structures, construction practices and procedures. Prerequisite(s): CME 406.

503 Advanced Transportation Demand Analysis
4 hours. Advanced quantitative analysis and modeling of transportation demand for planning purposes. Disaggregate choice models, traveler behavior and values, activity-based and microsimulation approach to demand modeling. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): CME 508.

505 Advanced Soil Mechanics
4 hours. Soil structure, stresses in soil mass, fluid flow, consolidation, drained and undrained shear strength, stressstrain relations, laboratory determination of strength and compressibility of soils. Prerequisite(s): CME 315.

506 Physical/Chemical Principles in Environmental Systems
4 hours. Physical and chemical principles in natural and engineered environmental systems. Environmental process equilibria and rates. Reactor design and mass transfer in environmental systems. Multiphase environmental processes. Prerequisite(s): CME 216.

507 Sustainable Transportation Systems
4 hours. Transportation network analysis, mobile source emission modeling and life-cycle based transportation energy modeling. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in CME 501; and credit or concurrent registration in CME 508. Recommended Background: Transportation engineering, urban planning, and environmental engineering.

508 Urban Travel Forecasting
4 hours. Theory and method of forecasting travelers' choices of route, mode, destination, departure time, trip frequency and origin location in congested urban transportation networks. Prerequisite(s): CME 302 and MATH 210 and ECON 120.

509 Transportation Networks
4 hours. Application of constrained optimization methods to the analysis, planning and design of urban transportation networks. Prerequisite(s): CME 501 and ECON 501 and MATH 484 and CME 508.

510 Advanced Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures
4 hours. Analysis and design of indeterminate prestressed concrete members. Composite beams, torsion, deflections and design and detailing of connections, special topics such as anchorage zone design. Prerequisite(s): CME 410.

516 Design of Landfills and Impoundments
4 hours. Regulatory overview, site selection, waste characterization, design and construction of landfill and impoundment components, operations, performance monitoring, closure plans, long-term impacts and monitoring, economic analysis. Prerequisite(s): CME 315.

518 Pollution Prevention Engineering
4 hours. Pollution prevention concepts, planning and economics. Improved manufacturing operations and life cycle assessment. Design for the environment, resource conservation and sustainable development. Prerequisite(s): CME 216.

520 Earthquake Engineering of Concrete Structures
4 hours. Earthquake phenomena; response spectrum and design spectrum concepts; dynamic response of structures to earthquakes, methods of analysis; code approach to earthquake resistant design; alternative approaches. Prerequisite(s): CME 310.

521 Environmental Microbiology
4 hours. Microbial cell structure and function, applications of molecular biology in microbial ecology, biogeochemical cycles. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in CME 422; or consent of the instructor. Recommended background: A basic understanding of biology.

523 Environmental Organic Chemistry
4 hours. Properties and behavior of environmental organic pollutants. Theory and estimation techniques. Concepts of environmental fate assessment. Applications of fate models. Same as EOHS 543. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 440 or CME 411.

524 Water Chemistry
4 hours. Chemical equilibria and kinetic principles as applied to processes occurring in natural and engineered water systems. Same as EOHS 542. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 440 or CME 411.

525 Applied Environmental Biotechnology
4 hours. Advanced biological treatment processes for environmental restoration. Stoichiometry of biological reactions, kinetics, bioremediation, biochemical pathways for pollutant biodegradation, biological nutrient removal. Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in CME 521; or consent of the instructor.

526 Air Quality Management II
2 hours. Air quality management: Integration of diverse aspects. Data interpretation; standards setting; policy implementation; equipment design; hazardous spill modeling; indoor air pollution; case studies. Same as EOHS 532. Prerequisite(s): EOHS 431 or CME 419.

530 Theory of Elasticity II
4 hours. Review of complex variable theory. Complex variable formulation of plane problems. Singularities and crack problems. Prerequisite(s): CME 430.

531 Nonlinear Continuum Mechanics
4 hours. Matrices and general tensors, isotropic tensor functions, representation theorem, kinematics, polar decompositions, Cauchy-Green tensors, Cauchy stress, Piola-Kirchoff stresses, constitutive laws, frame indifference, hyperelastic materials and universal solutions. Prerequisite(s): CME 430 or CME 431.

533 Fracture Mechanics and Failure Analysis II
4 hours. Thermodynamics of irreversible processes. Damage parameter. Eshelby tensor. Crack-damage interaction. Dynamic crack growth. Quasistatic crack propagation. Crack layer theory. Crack driving forces. Fractographic analysis. Prerequisite(s): CME 433.

534 Finite Element Analysis II
4 hours. Application of the finite element method to the analysis of complex continuum and structural linear systems. Introduction to error analysis and convergence of the finite element solutions. Same as ME 534. Prerequisite(s): CME 434.

535 Theory of Vibrations II
4 hours. Harmonic vibrations; vibrations of a string; vibrations of a beam; vibrations of a membrane; periodic systems; floquet waves; nonlinear vibrations. Same as ME 535. Prerequisite(s): CME 435 or ME 408 or the equivalent.

536 Nondestructive Testing of Concrete
4 hours. Strength and durability of concrete structures by nondestructive evaluation of the material through acoustic, magnetic, thermal, electrical, optical phenomena; nondestructive methodologies for evaluation of concrete structures. Prerequisite(s): CME 310.

537 Plasticity I
4 hours. Basic postulates of plasticity. Yield condition and associated flow rules. Isotropic and kinematic hardening rules. Bounding problems. Finite element applications. Slip line theory.

539 Elastic Stability
4 hours. Elastic stability of columns, beams, and frames. Limitations of elastic theory, plastic buckling. Eigenproblems and their numerical solution. Elastic stability analysis by the finite element method. Prerequisite(s): CME 432.

540 Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Integrated Human/Natural Landscapes
3 hours. Examination of ecological, biogeochemical and evolutionary principles; techniques and philosophies of ecological remediation, restoration and conservation; environmental regulation and policy; sustainability in theory and practice. Same as EAES 540 and BIOS 540. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

541 Mechanics of Composite Materials
4 hours. Anisotropic elastic materials; stress analysis for isotropic materials; Stroh formalism for anisotropic materials; singularities at free-edges; stress analysis in composites; wave propagation in composites. Prerequisite(s): CME 430 or equivalent.

544 Structural Dynamics
4 hours. Formulation and solution methods for time dependent systems. Pertinent numerical techniques and their application to seismic analysis, blast loading and heat transfer problems. Prerequisite(s): CME 434.

546 Research Methods for Landscape Ecological and Anthropogenic Processes
4 hours. Students will develop the skills to choose and utilize relevant methods and tools used in the study and management of altered natural landscapes to achieve research and management objectives through hands-on interdisciplinary laboratory modules. Same as BIOS 546 and EAES 546. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

547 Field Experiences in Landscape Ecological and Anthropogenic Processes
4 hours. Evaluation of the issues and needs of various landscape restorations and related urban-impacted sites in the Chicago metropolitan area based upon selected readings, site visits and presentations and discussions with the site manager/coordinators. Same as BIOS 547 and EAES 547. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

548 Capstone Project in Landscape, Ecological and Anthropogenic Processes
4 hours. Interdisciplinary capstone project course that explores a "real-world" environmental issue selected by the students and approved by the faculty. Students will conduct research and analysis collaboratively and develop solutions and recommendations. Same as BIOS 548 and EAES 548. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better in BIOS 540 or Grade of B or better in CME 540 or Grade of B or better in EAES 540 or Grade of B or better in UPP 555; and Grade of B or better in BIOS 546 or Grade of B or better in CME 546 or Grade of B or better in EAES 546 or Grade of B or better in UPP 555; and Grade of B or better in BIOS 547 or Grade of B or better in CME 547 or Grade of B or better in EAES 547 or Grade of B or better in UPP 555.

549 Subsurface Flow and Contaminant Transport Modeling
4 hours. Definitions, basic principles, fluid flow in vadose zone, groundwater flow, contaminant transport in vadose zone, contaminant transport in groundwater, numerical models and field implementation, case studies. Prerequisite(s): CME 415 or consent of the instructor.

550 Dynamics of Floating Offshore Structures
4 hours. Covers environmental loads and dynamics of floating structures in fluid. Same as ME 550. Prerequisite(s): ME 210 and CME 211 and ME 211 and MATH 220; or consent of the instructor.

554 Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis
4 hours. Nonlinear elastostatics, consistent linearization, Newton and modified-Newton methods, line search techniques, arc-length methods. Hyperelasticity, B-bar type methods. Finite deformation elastodynamics, semi-discretization, time-stepping algorithms. Prerequisite(s): CME 531 and CME 534; or consent of the instructor.

567 Principles of Computational Transportation Science
4 hours. Builds on the fundamentals of transportation science and emphasizes its high-level computational aspects. Topics covered include database design and theory, spatial and temporal information systems issues and travel modeling. Same as CS 567 and UPP 567. Prerequisite(s): Grade of B or better or concurrent registration in UPP 560. Open only to Ph.D. students; or consent of the instructor.

568 Kinetics of Reactions and Phase Transformations in Metals
4 hours. Nucleation and growth kinetics, order of transformation, grain growth recovery, recrystallization, solidification, phase transformation in solids, precipitation hardening, spinodal decomposition and martensitic transformations. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

570 Diffusion Phenomena in Materials
4 hours. Diffusion mechanisms in crystals; Kirkendall effect; diffusion in ionic solids; diffusion in gases and liquids; diffusion through porous media; kinetics of diffusion controlled processes.

572 Advanced Thermodynamics of Materials
4 hours. Treatment of multicomponent system thermodynamics with emphasis on metallurgical process applications. Development of relation between structure of metallic solutions, molten salts, and quasi-chemical models.

580 Infrastructure Management
4 hours. Integrated approach to the management of infrastructure systems: design, construction, operations, maintenance and rehabilitation of facilities. Performance of facilities, approaches to management, and available tools and developing technologies. Same as UPP 569. Prerequisite(s): IE 201 or the equivalent or consent of instructor. Recommended background: Familiarity with computer spreadsheets.

581 Vadose Zone Hydrology
4 hours. Soil physics and biochemical processes. Flow and contaminants transport in Vadose Zone. Theory of Soil Water Movement. Prerequisite(s): CME 311; and graduate standing; or consent of the instructor.

582 Lake and Watershed Management
4 hours. Lake and watershed processes influencing water quality, diffuse pollution, integrated management and sustainable development of Lotic and Lentic water resources, watershed restoration. Prerequisite(s): CME 311; and graduate or professional standing; or consent of the instructor.

594 Advanced Special Topics in Civil Engineering, Mechanics and Materials
1 TO 4 hours. Subject matter varies from section to section and from semester to semester, depending on the specialities of the instructor. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term. Prerequisite(s): Graduate standing and consent of the instructor.

596 Independent Study
1 TO 4 hours. Special problems of reading by special arrangement with a faculty member. Prerequisite(s): Consent of the instructor.

598 Master's Thesis Research
0 TO 16 hours. M.S. thesis work under the supervision of a faculty member. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term.

599 Ph.D. Thesis Research
0 TO 16 hours. Ph.D. thesis work under the supervision of an advisor. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated. Students may register in more than one section per term.


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