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Title: Center for Innovative Bridge Engineering


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EGGG 167Introduction Civil Environmental
Engineering
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Outline
  • What do Civil and Environmental Engineers DO?
  • 3-week Schedule
  • The Future Civil Engineering in 2025

3
What Do Civil and Environmental Engineers DO?
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Automobiles, Aircrafts, Wind Turbines,
  • Civil Environmental Engineers
  • ??? (one word)

4
What Do Civil and Environmental Engineers Do?
  • Design, build, manage and maintain the worlds
    INFRASTRUCTURE

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Branches of Civil Environmental Engineering

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Branches of Civil Environmental Engineering
  • Coastal and Ocean
  • Construction Management
  • Environmental Water Resources
  • Geotechnical (Soils)
  • Structural
  • Transportation

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Environmental Water Resources
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Coastal and Ocean
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Construction Management
10
Geotechnical
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Structural
12
Transportation
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Civil andEnvironmentalEngineeringin the News
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Civil andEnvironmentalEngineeringin the News
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Unique Aspects of CEE
  • A very diverse discipline of engineering
  • Multidisciplinary problems
  • Projects vs. products
  • People profession, public interaction
  • Small companies, ownership very possible
  • Outdoor as well as indoor work
  • Forensic engineering
  • Bridge failures
  • Building failures
  • Effects of natural disasters (EQ, Hurricane, )

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Degree Programs at UD
  • Major in Civil Engineering
  • Major in Environmental Engineering
  • Minor in Civil Engineering
  • Minor in Environmental Engineering

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Schedule of Classes
Class Topic
Mon. 10/2 Introduction to CEE
Wed. 10/4 Risk and Reliability
Mon. 10/9 Design
Wed. 10/11 CEE as a Career
Mon. 10/16 Shoreline Protection
Wed. 10/18 Sustainability
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Risk and Reliability-Class 2
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Design-Class 3
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Career as a CEE-Class 4
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Shoreline Protection-Class 5
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Sustainability-Class 6
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The Vision of Civil Engineering in 2025
  • Summit held in June 21-22, 2006
  • 51 leaders discussed the future of CE
  • Assignments
  • Read the report and write a short essay (1-2
    pages) in which you comment on the following
  • The aspirational vision,
  • 2025 The CEs world, and
  • The report as a whole.
  • Find one CEE company on the internet that is
    interesting to you and give me the company name,
    web URL, and a short description (paragraph) of a
    project that they have worked on that impressed
    you
  • Due Monday, October 9

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Resources for Engineers
  • American Society for Civil Engineers
  • www.asce.org
  • Sloan Foundation
  • www.careercornerstone.org/engineering/engineering.
    htm
  • A Day in the Life of an Engineer
  • www.nativeaccess.com/allabout/day_eng.html
  • American Society for Engineering Education
  • www.asee.org
  • What Engineers Do
  • www.lib.virginia.edu/brown/guides/WhatEngrDo.htm
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