Civil Engineering (CIV)

CIV-2256  Civil Software Applications  (3 Credits)  

A study of the use of industry-standard software, concepts and applications for civil engineering, including Architectural Engineering and Construction (AEC) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. The major focus will be on real-world applications of industry relevant design software. Students will also build on spreadsheet and database skills to be used later in the program. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (2.0), Lab (2.0)

Requisite courses: Take CAD-1160 (Required, Previous). Take CIV-2256L (Required, Concurrent).

CIV-2257  Environmental Engineering  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to pollution, water and wastewater characteristics, water and wastewater treatment, waste management, managing noise pollution, and the topic of energy. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (4)

Equivalent to CIV-257.

Requisite courses: Take ENF-2250 (Required, Concurrent).

CIV-2260  Highway Design  (3 Credits)  

An expansion of the fundamental engineering principles taught in first year. Students will engage in a 360 degree process related to the planning, design, and construction practices of both urban and rural roadways in accordance to national and provincial standards. A significant portion of this course will emphasize the onsite/field application of conventional and GPS survey techniques used to reinforce theoretical concepts covered in class. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (3.0)

Equivalent to CIV-260.

Requisite courses: Take ENF-1170 (Required, Previous). Take ENF-2250 (Required, Previous). Take SUR-1180; (Required, Previous). Take CIV-2260L (Required, Concurrent).

CIV-2262  Structural Design I  (6 Credits)  

The application of the fundamentals required for designing timber and steel structural members and structures including tension members, beams, and columns. Design of connections between members will be introduced. Current codes and standards used for design are introduced and applied to theory and practical problems. Current industry standard software is introduced for timber and steel design applications. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (8)

Requisite courses: Take ENF-1166 (Required, Previous).

CIV-2271  Water Resource Design  (3 Credits)  

An exploration on the use and management of water resources including an introduction to the topics in water resources, hydrology and irrigation engineering. The topics to be covered include the hydrological cycle, precipitation, groundwater, stream flow, rational method, SCS method, hydrographs, river and channel routing, mass curve, storage dams, spillways, energy dissipaters, outlet work, gates, diversion work, drop structures, stone structures, and flexible channel lining for erosion control. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (5)

Requisite courses: Take ENF-2250 (Required, Previous).

CIV-2274  Infrastructure Design  (3 Credits)  

A capstone course covering applied technology fundamentals required for the design, construction, supervision and inspection of municipal servicing such as site and lot grading, storm and sanitary sewers, water distribution and residential surface improvements. Many aspects of this course will integrate computer technology with design functions. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Instruction (3)

Equivalent to CIV-274.

Requisite courses: Take CIV-2256 (Required, Previous).

CIV-2275  Structural Design II  (3 Credits)  

The application of the fundamentals required for designing reinforced concrete structural members and structures including beams, slabs, columns, and foundations. Current codes and standards used for design are introduced and applied to theory and practical problems. Current industry standard software is introduced for reinforced concrete design applications. Not available for supplemental.

Instruction (3.0), Lab (2.0)

Equivalent to CIV-2266, CIV-266.

Requisite courses: Take CON-1165 (Required, Previous). Take ENF-1166 (Required, Previous). Take CIV-2275L (Required, Concurrent).

CIV-2298  Work Experience  (1.5 Credits)  

An 80-hour optional field work experience placement providing an opportunity for involvement in engineering disciplines related to Civil Engineering Technology. An application of program skills and knowledge through exposure to field-specific activities performed by engineering technologists on a day-to-day basis. Individuals are required to participate as part of an engineering team to complete work assignments as specified by the engineering supervisor or their appointee. Not available for supplemental. Not eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.

Work Integrated Learning (1.5)

Equivalent to CIV-2298W.