C E 488: Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Systems
(Dual-listed with C E 588). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.
Prereq: Junior or higher classification in engineering or science
Sustainable planning, life cycle analysis, appropriate engineering design, investment levels and overall rating of civil engineering infrastructure systems, including highway, bridge, airport, rail, dam, power and port facilities. Complementary assessment of future civil infrastructure sustainability impacts and challenges in relation to autonomous and electric vehicle development. Overview regarding US and global availability and supply of critical infrastructure commodities (e.g., cement, stone, metals, phosphorus, uranium, etc.). Directed course readings and multiple project/design reports.