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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CVE 400 Civil Engineering Systems Design I


Engineering students, operating in design teams, apply principles of the design process to create a conceptual design to meet a customer’s need for solving a complex problem that may involve multiple technical areas of civil engineering.   Projects may originate from industry, as a contest sponsored by a professional society, or other venues.  The design team, with the guidance of a faculty advisor, must plan, direct, conduct and effectively communicate the results of the design efforts through an appropriate engineering report and presentation.  The design project is by nature, an open ended, complex problem with no single right or wrong answer and will include material within and beyond the curriculum, technical and non-technical considerations, and incorporate engineering standards and multiple constraints,  which may include;  constraints,  include accessibility, aesthetics, codes, constructability, cost, legal considerations, maintainability, policy, regulations, schedule, standards, sustainability, or usability.   Prerequisite:  CVE 340 , CVE 350  and CVE 351 CVE 362  and CVE 363 , and CVE 380 .

3 credit hours