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  • CVL 207 - Graphics
    Principles of traditional descriptive geometry of points, lines, planes and solids, done with modern tools. Selections, auxiliary views, intersections and developments, pictorial drawings. Principles of 2D and 3D computer-aided drafting (AutoCAD) used in areas of civil engineering. Structural drafting pertaining to steel, concrete and timber construction, standards and conventions. Drafting room and computer lab exercises are assigned. Constructed solutions with vector diagram projection; comparison with equivalent vector algebraic methods. Graphical statistics, concurrent force problems including pure axial force plane structures.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 2 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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  • CVL 300 - Environmental Science and Impact Assess
    This course overviews the environmental disturbances and the roles of civil engineers in environmental protection. Concepts of sustainability and pollution prevention are reviewed. In order to achieve sustainable development, it introduces the concepts and methods of environmental impact assessment in Ontario and Canada. It examines the biological, economic, and social impacts that are commonly associated with development activities and the means used to predict, evaluate, and mitigate impacts in human and natural environments. It includes a review of the history of environmental assessment and its relation to environmental planning principles. The course concludes with a review of current practice in impact assessment and the major controversies in the field.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 100 and CHY 102
  • CVL 312 - Computer Aided Structural Analysis

    Flexibility and stiffness methods, applications to trusses, beams and frames; computer analysis of structures; structural analysis programs; formulation of plane stress and plane strain problems; introduction to the finite element method of analysis.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199, CVL 313 and MTH 510
  • CVL 313 - Structural Analysis
    Deflections of structures: moment-area theorems, conjugate-beam method, virtual work and Castigliano's theorem. Approximate analysis of statically, indeterminate structures. Analysis of continuous beams and frames using the force and slope-deflection methods. Analysis of statically indeterminate structures using the moment-distribution method. Influence Lines for statically determinate structures.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199 and CVL 420
  • CVL 316 - Transportation Engineering
    Introductory level course on transportation engineering, including transportation system characteristics, classification, mathematical models, and modes; transportation planning (trip generation, trip distribution, mode choice, and traffic assignment); highway geometric design; traffic flow characteristics; capacity and level of service; queuing and simulation models; and evaluation of transportation impacts.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: MTH 425
  • CVL 320 - Strength of Materials I
    Analysis of trusses, frames, beams, arches and cables. Analysis and diagrams of reactions, shear forces and bending moments. Review of moments of inertia. Normal, shearing, and bearing stresses. Deformation and strains. Temperature effects. Stress-strain relationship and the generalized Hooke's law. Axial loading applications and pressure vessels. Stress concentrations. Stress transformation equations and Mohr's circle for plane stress analysis. Analysis of plane stresses and strains. Strain measurement and rosette analysis. Laboratory work for experimental learning.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 4 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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  • CVL 323 - Fundamentals of Surveying
    Introduction to surveying theory and techniques; distance, angular and height measurement methods; traversing and traverse adjustments; field calibration of instruments; topographic mapping; coordinate geometry; geometry of horizontal and vertical curves; curves and construction layout; use of surveying software.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CVL 207 and MTH 240 and PCS 125
  • CVL 352 - Geomatics Measurement Techniques
    Introduction to photogrammetry, remote sensing, satellite positioning and geographic information systems; Introduction to the use of various sensors and techniques for the acquisition of precise metric and attribute data. Applications in the field of geomatics and civil engineering.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199 and CVL 323
  • CVL 354 - Remote Sensing and Image Analysis

    The course covers an overview of the principles of remote sensing and image analysis from a Geomatics Engineering perspective. Topics include: basic characteristics of electromagnetic radiation, radiation interactions with terrestrial materials and atmospheric effects, remote sensing platforms, active and passive sensors, geometric and radiometric corrections, visual image interpretation, image enhancement and transformation, thematic classification, applications of change detection, environmental monitoring and mapping.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199, PCS 125 and (CVL 405 or MTH 203 or MTH 410)
  • CVL 400 - Hydrology and Water Resources
    Introduction to hydrologic principles. Components of the hydrologic cycle: Precipitation, interception, abstraction, infiltration, evapotranspiration, overland runoff, stream flow. Hydrological data measurement and monitoring. Rainfall-runoff relationships and analyses: unit hydrograph theory, synthetic hydrographs, flow routing. Flow through porous media: saturated and unsaturated groundwater flow, well hydraulics and pumping tests. Urban hydrology: The Rational Method, sewer system hydraulics, detention basin design. Use of computer simulation models for urban and rural watersheds.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr. Tutorial: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CVL 405 and MTL 200 and PCS 125
  • CVL 405 - Probability and Statistics for Engineers
    Description of statistical samples in civil engineering. Measurement errors. Elements of probability theory. Discrete probability distribution. Continuous probability distributions: uniform on an interval, Normal distribution, t-distribution, Exponential distribution, x² distribution. Confidence interval and hypothesis testing concerning mean, variance and population. F-distribution. Correlation and covariance. Covariance propagation. Multi-dimensional Normal distribution. Error ellipse and error ellipsoid. Principles of least-squares estimation.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CPS 125 and MTH 141 and MTH 240
  • CVL 407 - Structures III
    This course considers structural systems, commencing with the design of individual members discussed in Structures II and moving to the design of the whole building. The course develops the concept of a building comprised of horizontal and vertical systems that are organized strategically. Alternative arrangements of structural systems are considered based on their structural behaviour and their relationship to materials of construction. Building lateral loads and load transfer mechanisms are explored. The course concludes with a discussion on connections and detailing of components of complex systems, exploring examples for specific materials.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: ASC 303
  • CVL 410 - Structural Concrete Design I

    Limit state design of continuous beams and one-way slabs for flexure, shear and serviceability; Development, anchorage, and splicing of reinforcement; Design of two way slab systems using Direct Design Method; Design of short column for combined bending and axial compression; Design of slender columns; Types of footings; Design of strip, isolated and combined footings.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199, CVL 500
  • CVL 411 - Structural Steel Design

    Design of continuous beams and Plate girder; Composite floor system; Beam-column design; overall column stability; tension members; welded and bolted connections; base plates under axial load and bending; fatigue design of structural steel; crane girder design; Beams with web openings; Complete design of Gerber girder system.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199, CVL 313 and CVL 500
  • CVL 420 - Strength of Materials II
    Torsion and angle of twist. Beam bending. Flexural and shear equations. Compound stresses. Theories of failure. Deflection of beams. Euler's formula for columns and its modification for codes. Inelastic behaviour of members. Experimental laboratory work involving flexural stress, deflection of beams and buckling load of columns.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CVL 320
  • CVL 423 - Geology for Engineers
    This course provides Civil Engineering students with an understanding of the physical world in which they work and live. The course deals with the following topics: structure of the earth, plate tectonic theory and continental drift, minerals, rocks and their mode of formation, erosion and weathering, soil formation, folding and fracturing of rocks, earthquakes, volcanoes, glacial landforms and permafrost, ground and surface water, rock mass stability, mass wasting, and the physiography of Canada. The engineering significance of each topic is illustrated by practical examples. Laboratory activities include mineral and rock identification and interpretation of topographic and geological maps.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
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    Prerequisites: CHY 102 and PCS 125 and PCS 211
  • CVL 434 - Geotechnical Properties of Soils
    Introduction of structural and glacial geology; rock cycle; mineral and soil identification and classification; clay soil structure; weight-volume relationship; Atterberg limits; relative density; seepage theory; hydraulic conductivity measurements in the field and in the lab; flow nets; and principle of effective stress. Mohr-Coulomb failure criterion; shearing strength of saturated soils; consolidation theory, settlement prediction and computer assisted processing of laboratory test results.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CVL 320
  • CVL 500 - Introduction to Structural Design
    Types of structures; Loads, load factors and load transfer; Properties of structural steel, Behaviour and design of steel compression members and statically-determinate steel beams; Properties of concrete and reinforcing steel; Behaviour of uncracked and cracked reinforced concrete beams; Design of statically-determinate one-way slabs and rectangular, T and L beams for ultimate and serviceability limit states; Design of reinforced concrete short columns. Behaviour and design of timber members subjected to bending, axial compression and combined bending and compression.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199, CVL 420
  • CVL 501 - Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics
    Fluid mechanics. Fluid properties. Fluid statics. Forces on submerged bodies and planes. Fluid motion: flow path, velocity, acceleration. Continuity, energy and momentum equations. Dimensional analysis and model similitude. Hydraulic applications in conduit flows: flow classification, shear stress and velocity distribution, pipe friction formula, energy equations, pump/pipeline systems. Open channel flow: application of the energy, momentum and continuity equations, channel bed friction, steady and uniform flow, specific energy, hydraulic jump, gradually varied flow, natural channel designs. Appropriate experimental laboratory work related to the area of hydraulic engineering.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr. Tutorial: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199 and CVL 400
  • CVL 533 - Concrete Materials
    Introduction to concrete as a construction material: performance requirements, strength, and durability. Aggregates: types, processing, beneficiation, testing, and quality control. Reclaimed concrete aggregates: uses and properties. Portland cement of different types: raw materials, manufacturing, composition, physical properties, testing, blended cement, hydration, and porosity. Supplementary Cementing materials: types, properties, hydration, and effects on concrete. Design of concrete mixtures for different applications. Chemical admixtures: types and uses. Mixing, placing, finishing, fresh and hardened properties and quality control testing of concrete. Concrete durability: freezing and thawing, reinforcement corrosion and chemical attacks. Volume change in concrete: shrinkage of different types, deformation and creep.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CEN 199 and CVL 320
  • CVL 600 - Foundation Engineering
    Soil exploration, Active and Passive earth pressure calculations. Slope stability, Design of earth retaining structures, open and supported excavations, Design of shallow foundation, Soil bearing capacity and settlement. Design of pile foundation and drilled caissons.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199 and CVL 434
  • CVL 601 - Wastewater Engineering

    Wastewater collection: sewer system components, design of sanitary sewers, system layout and flow hydraulics. Sewage treatment: primary, secondary, tertiary processes. Wastewater microbiology: microorganism classification, population dynamics, kinetics of decomposition. Unit processes of secondary treatment: trickling filters, activated sludge, rotating biological contactors. Sludge management, treatment, and ultimate disposal. Experimental laboratory work involving sedimentation model, chemical treatment: coagulation and flocculation, softening, disinfection, and microscopic analyses of sludge.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
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    Prerequisites: CEN 199, CVL 501
  • CVL 609 - Civil Engineering Systems

    This course provides an introduction to systems analysis for problems in civil engineering. Systems analysis tools that facilitate decision-making in engineering design and management are presented with particular emphasis on fundamentals of systems approach, linear programming, integer programming, multiobjective programming, dynamic programming, sensitivity analysis, uncertainty modeling, Monte-Carlo simulation, and decision making under uncertainty. Applications to transportation systems, project management, civil structural design, geomatics engineering, water resources systems and environmental pollution control systems are emphasized.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CEN 199, ECN 801 and MTH 510 and (CVL 405 or MTH 410)
  • CVL 633 - Highway Materials

    Pavements types: flexible, rigid and composite. Properties, testing and selection of aggregates for highway purposes. Subgrade preparation and testing. Effects of environment on highways: water infiltration, ice lenses, frost heave and spring breakup. Highway drainage and design of soil filters. Use of geotextiles in highway construction. Soil stabilization for highways: types and applications. Performance-Graded Asphalt Binder: development, testing, and short and long-term performance. Design of asphalt mixtures using Marshall and SUPERPAVE methods. Construction and quality control: plant mix, types of asphalt plants, hot and cold recycling, and end-result specification for pavement works.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CEN 199, CVL 320 and CVL 434
  • CVL 650 - Satellite Geodesy
    Basic concepts of satellite positioning and applications; datums and coordinate systems; orbital determination; GNSS signal structure, pseudorange and carrier-phase measurements; GNSS errors and biases; linear combinations of GNSS observables; GNSS positioning modes, absolute and relative positioning, static, kinematic and real-time kinematic (RTK) GNSS positioning; Communication links; GNSS data and correction services.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 352 and CVL 405
  • CVL 70A/B - Structural Capstone Design Project

    The Capstone is a practically designed project integrated over the different areas of Civil Engineering. Students will operate in consultant groups and complete a design for a typical Engineering undertaking. The course involves professional engineers acting as clients and bringing in real-life design problems to pre-selected teams of 4 - 6 students or as the course instructor dictates given the type of projects. Students are required to submit at least two design alternatives for the project that will be evaluated based on economic, environmental, and other considerations. At the end of the fall semester each team will determine the best alternative design for the project. At the end of the winter semester, each team will present and submit a detailed design report.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr./1 hr. Tutorial: 3 hrs./3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 1/1
    Count: 2.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 313 and CVL 410
  • CVL 71A/B - Environmental Capstone Design Project

    The Capstone is a practically designed project integrated over the different areas of Civil Engineering. Students will operate in consultant groups and complete a design for a typical Engineering undertaking. The course involves professional engineers acting as clients and bringing in real-life design problems to pre-selected teams of 4 - 6 students or as the course instructor dictates given the type of projects. Students are required to submit at least two design alternatives for the project that will be evaluated based on economic, environmental, and other considerations. At the end of the fall semester each team will determine the best alternative design for the project. At the end of the winter semester, each team will present and submit a detailed design report.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr./1 hr. Tutorial: 3 hrs./3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 1/1
    Count: 2.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 300 and CVL 400 and CVL 501
  • CVL 72A/B - Transportation Capstone Design Project

    The Capstone is a practically designed project integrated over the different areas of Civil Engineering. Students will operate in consultant groups and complete a design for a typical Engineering undertaking. The course involves professional engineers acting as clients and bringing in real-life design problems to pre-selected teams of 4 - 6 students or as the course instructor dictates given the type of projects. Students are required to submit at least two design alternatives for the project that will be evaluated based on economic, environmental, and other considerations. At the end of the fall semester each team will determine the best alternative design for the project. At the end of the winter semester, each team will present and submit a detailed design report.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 1 hr./1 hr. Tutorial: 3 hrs./3 hrs.
    GPA weight: 2.00
    Billing Units: 1/1
    Count: 2.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 316 and CVL 735
  • CVL 735 - Highway Design

    The selection of design elements by explicitly considering design controls, human factors, and the safety, operational, environmental and other consequences of design decisions is the underlying philosophy adopted for the following major topics: design of horizontal and vertical alignment and cross-section elements; alignment coordination; intersection and interchange design; and roadside design, including barriers and guiderail. Hydraulic design of urban and rural highway drainage facilities is also covered.

    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CEN 199, CVL 323
  • CVL 736 - Geospatial Information Systems
    Introduction to geographical information systems (GIS) and science; hardware and software components; geo-referencing of geospatial data; vector and raster data representation and topological relationships; GIS databases; vector and raster data exploration, analysis and processing; data display and visualization; spatial analytical modeling; data quality, integration, and standards; concepts of web GIS and mapping services; GIS project design and implementation.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Custom Requisites: Prerequisite: CVL 352; Antirequisite CV8505
  • CVL 742 - Project Management
    Aims to develop a body of knowledge, methods, skills and techniques that are essential for students to successfully manage future engineering projects within budget, deadline and resource limits. Topics discussed include: introduction to project management body of knowledge (PMBOK); project delivery systems and contracting methods; budget estimate and bid cost estimate; project planning, work breakdown structure; project scheduling: critical path method (CPM) and network diagram, resource allocation and leveling, line of balance (LOB), integration of CPM and TLOB; project control and earned value analysis; project risk management, impact of uncertainty on schedule and cost, PERT; general principles of construction quality, health and safety management. Computer software for cost estimation and scheduling will be practised in laboratory sessions.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: ECN 801
    Antirequisites: EMS 304 and IND 713
  • CVL 900 - Pavement Design and Management
    Introduction to pavement: pavement types and properties. Pavement performance and distress. Stress analysis of flexible and rigid pavements. Properties and characterization of paving materials. Design of flexible and rigid pavement using AASHTO and MTO methods. Design of overlays. The mechanistic-empirical approach of pavement design. Advances in pavement construction and rehabilitation. Pavement management systems. Review of highway and rehabilitation projects.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 633
    Antirequisites: CV8405
  • CVL 901 - Municipal Solid Waste Management
    Introduction to legislation and authority; integrated solid waste management planning; solid waste generation, characterization, and collection; collection and processing; reduction, reuse, and recycle; landfilling of municipal waste, site selection, development, hydrological factors, leachate and gas collection and control, closure; solid waste incineration.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 300 or CVL 425
  • CVL 902 - Traffic Operations and Management
    Introductory topics related to the management of traffic on urban and rural road networks, including bicycle and pedestrian facilities. Topics include: capacity analysis for interrupted and uninterrupted flow facilities; deterministic and stochastic models for traffic flow; traffic simulation principles; freeway traffic management; signal timing for isolated intersections, networks and arterials; adaptive traffic control; safety of traffic management and engineering principles and techniques.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 316
    Antirequisites: CV8401
  • CVL 903 - Water Resources Engineering
    This course focuses on the planning and design of water resources systems. Fundamentals of hydrology and hydraulic engineering; Statistical analysis of hydrologic data and the concept of reliability design ; Water management planning process with a focus on watershed, sub-watershed, and site plans; Design of urban drainage systems, flood control and management; Review of water resource economics, methodology of design, system analysis, system design and decision making.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
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    Prerequisites: CVL 400 and CVL 501
  • CVL 904 - Structural Concrete Design II
    Truss model and compression field theory for beams failing in shear and torsion; shear friction and horizontal shear transfer; design of deep beams and corbels; Design of shear walls, Design of tilt-up walls. Design of steel anchors in concrete. Introduction to prestressed concrete: Pretentioning vs. post-tensioning technology; prestressing material properties; Behaviour and design of statically-determined prestressed concrete beams in flexure, shear and serviceability; design of precast concrete hollow-core slabs and double-tee beams for building construction.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
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    Prerequisites: CVL 410
    Antirequisites: CV8307
  • CVL 905 - Bridge Design and Construction
    Types of bridges; bridge loads; load distribution in bridge superstructures; simplified methods of analysis, with reference to the Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code; design of slab bridges; design of slab-beam bridges; Acceleration bridge construction; Bridge evaluation; Bridge Testing; student presentations on selected topics.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 411
    Antirequisites: CV8308
  • CVL 906 - Renovation/Repair of Existing Structures
    Rehabilitation of civil infrastructure systems including aspects of deterioration science, nondestructive assessment, maintenance, renovation, rehabilitation and preservation of infrastructure; mechanisms of mechanical, chemical and biological infrastructure degradation; corrosion of steel condition surveys and evaluation of buildings and bridges repair and preservation materials, techniques and strategies; renewal engineering, construction planning, management, public policy, codes and guidelines; case studies.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 410 and CVL 533
    Antirequisites: CV8303
  • CVL 908 - Structural Building Systems
    Calculations of loads and loading cases in multi-storey building. Shear wall-frame interaction; Coupled shear walls; Determination of forces using torsion analysis of buildings with randomly distributed concrete shear walls or steel bracings. Concrete and steel column stability. Design details of low rise concrete and steel buildings. Applications of computer software in analysis and design. Two-way reinforced concrete slab floor using Elastic Frame Method; Mat foundation, pile caps, retaining walls, masonry wall. Structural framing of timber.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Tutorial: 2 hrs.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 313, CVL 410, CVL 411
  • CVL 910 - Transportation Planning
    Treatment of the process and techniques of transportation planning, with emphasis on urban and regional applications. Topics include: historical development of transportation planning in North America; transportation planning framework; surveys and data collection; transportation-land use interaction; analysis and models of transportation demand; analysis and models of transportation performance; development and evaluation of transportation planning options.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 316
  • CVL 913 - Water Supply Engineering
    Water quality parameters; Drinking water sources, quantity and quality requirements; Water chemistry; Unit processes of water treatment: screening; solids separation; coagulation; flocculation; sedimentation; filtration; softening; disinfection. Treated water distribution: flow in looped pipe network systems; monitoring; applications of computer modelling. Experimental laboratory work involving water quality determination: solids, alkalinity, hardness, BOD, coliform and bacterial analyses.
    Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs. Lab: 1 hr. Tutorial: 1 hr.
    GPA weight: 1.00
    Billing Units: 1
    Count: 1.00
    Prerequisites: CVL 501