Construction Engineering (CON E)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.


Integration of first-year and transfer students into the engineering profession and the Construction Engineering program. Assignments and activities completed both individually and in learning teams involving teamwork, academic preparation, and study skills. Introduction to construction industry professionals. Teamwork topics include interdisciplinary teamwork, skills for academic success, diversity issues and leadership. Introduction to organization of program, department, college, and university. Overview of faculty, staff, policies, procedures and resources.

(0-2) Cr. 1. S.


Continuation of CON E 121. Integration of first-year and transfer students into the engineering profession. Career preparation, professional ethics, construction research, leadership. Introduction to construction industry professionals including how they interact with engineers in other disciplines. Continued introduction to program, department, college, and university organization. Overview of faculty, staff, policies, procedures and resources.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: Completion of basic program
Entry level course for construction engineering: integration of significant engineering and management issues related to construction company operations. Company organization and operations; construction and project administration; construction contracts; delivery systems; construction safety; contract documents.

(2-3) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CON E 222
Introduction to materials and methods of building construction and to construction drawings. Foundation, structural framing, floor, roof, and wall systems. Blueprint reading and quantity takeoff techniques.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: Credit or enrollment in CON E 241
Introduction to the materials and methods for mechanical and electrical construction systems and drawings. HVAC, water and waste water, power distribution, lighting, and fire protection. Blueprint reading and quantity takeoff.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CON E 241 or C E 306
Selection and acquisition of construction equipment. Application of engineering fundamentals and economics to performance characteristics and production of equipment. Heavy construction methods and economic applications.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: E M 324, credit or enrollment in CON E 322
Planning and field engineering for concrete and steel construction. Design and applications of concrete formwork to construction. Erection of structural steel. Emerging industry themes.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CON E 251, PHYS 222
Comprehensive coverage of mechanical systems, plumbing, fire protection. Analysis techniques and design principles for each system. Required comprehensive design project for a major building project.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: PHYS 222 and credit or enrollment in CON E 352
Comprehensive coverage of building electrical systems including power, lighting, fire alarm, security and communications. Analysis techniques and design principles for each system. Required comprehensive design project for a major building project.

(3-0) Cr. arr. F.

Prereq: Junior Classification
Energy performance of buildings, building shells, HVAC, electrical and other building systems. Analysis and evaluation of building performance, energy efficiency, environmental quality, first costs, and operating costs. Strategies to exceed energy code requirements through the ASHRAE Standard 90.1.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: Junior classification
Introduction to law and judicial procedure as they relate to the practicing engineer. Contracts, professional liability, professional ethics, licensing, bidding procedures, intellectual property, products liability, risk analysis. Emphasis on development of critical thinking process, abstract problem analysis and evaluation.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Team development of construction process designs and cost estimates for transportation construction projects under closely simulated conditions. Examine project sites, consult with construction industry mentors, obtain subcontractor and supplier quotations, and submit bids. Offered in the following specialities:.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Team development of construction process designs and cost estimates for transportation construction projects under closely simulated conditions. Examine project sites, consult with construction industry mentors, obtain subcontractor and supplier quotations, and submit bids. Offered in the following specialities:.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Team development of construction process designs and cost estimates for transportation construction projects under closely simulated conditions. Examine project sites, consult with construction industry mentors, obtain subcontractor and supplier quotations, and submit bids. Offered in the following specialities:.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Team development of construction process designs and cost estimates for transportation construction projects under closely simulated conditions. Examine project sites, consult with construction industry mentors, obtain subcontractor and supplier quotations, and submit bids. Offered in the following specialities:.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Team development of construction process designs and cost estimates for transportation construction projects under closely simulated conditions. Examine project sites, consult with construction industry mentors, obtain subcontractor and supplier quotations, and submit bids. Offered in the following specialities:.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Team development of construction process designs and cost estimates for transportation construction projects under closely simulated conditions. Examine project sites, consult with construction industry mentors, obtain subcontractor and supplier quotations, and submit bids. Offered in the following specialities:.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Team development of construction process designs and cost estimates for transportation construction projects under closely simulated conditions. Examine project sites, consult with construction industry mentors, obtain subcontractor and supplier quotations, and submit bids. Offered in the following specialities:.

Cr. R. Repeatable. SS.

Prereq: Permission of department and Engineering Career Services
Professional work period of at least 10 weeks during the summer. Students must register for this course prior to commencing work. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. R. Repeatable. F.S.

Prereq: Permission of department and Engineering Career Services
Professional work period. One semester per academic or calendar year. Students must register for this course before commencing work. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CON E 241 and 251
Conceptual and detailed cost estimating. Theory and practice of estimating construction costs of materials, labor, equipment, contingency, overhead and markup. Estimating competencies and bid ethics. Electronic quantity take off and pricing methods. Assemblies costs, unit costs, production rates. Analysis of project profitability, cost analysis and cost control methods. Value engineering. Life cycle cost analysis.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: Credit or enrollment in CON E 421
Integration of previous construction coursework into the planning, scheduling, and management of time, costs, and other resources. Emphasis on preparation and analysis of network schedules. Comprehensive planning and scheduling project. Computer project management applications.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Similar to CON E 381, except students with previous experience attempt projects with larger scope or lead students with less experience.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Similar to CON E 381, except students with previous experience attempt projects with larger scope or lead students with less experience.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Similar to CON E 381, except students with previous experience attempt projects with larger scope or lead students with less experience.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Similar to CON E 381, except students with previous experience attempt projects with larger scope or lead students with less experience.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Similar to CON E 381, except students with previous experience attempt projects with larger scope or lead students with less experience.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Similar to CON E 381, except students with previous experience attempt projects with larger scope or lead students with less experience.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission from the instructor
Similar to CON E 381, except students with previous experience attempt projects with larger scope or lead students with less experience.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CON E 380 or ACCT 215, CON E 340 (B, H), CON E 352 (B, E, M), CON E 353 (B, E, M), CON E 421, CON E 441. Student must be within two semesters of graduation
The integrated delivery of project services as a team, including preliminary engineering design process, constructability review, interaction with the client, identification of engineering problems, developments of a proposal, identification of design criteria, cost estimating, planning and scheduling, application of codes and standards, development of feasible alternatives, selection of best alternative, and delivery of oral presentations.

(1-5) Cr. 3. F.S.

Prereq: CON E 380 or ACCT 215. Coreq: CON E 487
Application of team design concepts to a construction engineering project. Project planning. Advanced construction and project management.

Cr. 1-5. Repeatable. F.S.SS.

Prereq: Permission of instructor
Individual study in any phase of construction engineering. Pre-enrollment contract required.