CE 412: Geotechnical Engineering 1 (Soil Mechanics) (4)
This course deals with the study of the identification and classification of soils and rocks. Site investigation and subsurface exploration, the physical and index properties of soil, compaction, water flow through soils, subsurface stress and deformation phenomena in soils, laboratory testing, and the relevance of these topics as they affect soil strength, compressibility, stability, and drainage. A thorough knowledge of engineering geology and the mechanics of deformable bodies is imperative.
CE 511: Geotechnical Engineering 2 (Foundation Engineering) (4)
The Introductory part of this course deals with the some fundamentals of geotechnical engineering that includes compressibility of soil, shear strength of soils, triaxial tests of soils, settlement, lateral earth pressure, soil bearing capacity, slope stability, and earth retaining structures.
The second part of this course deals with the design of reinforced concrete footings such as wall footing, square isolated footing (subject to axial load, and to axial load and bending moment) , rectangular footing (isolated and combined), trapezoid footing, footing on piles, and strap footing.
CE 411: Structural Theory 1 (4)
The course covers the different types of structural systems, loads and its combinations and placement, applicable codes and specifications, and methods of analysis for statistically determinate structures.
CE 421: Structural Theory 2 (4)
The course covers the theory of structures analysis as applied to indeterminate structures such as indeterminate beams, planar and space frames and trusses subject to static loads; methods of consistent deformation; three-moment equation; slope-deflection method; moment distribution; energy methods, matrix methods; and approximate method of analysis.
CE 422: Structural Design 1 (Reinforced Concrete Design) (4)
This course is concerned with the design, applications and code specifications used in structural reinforced concrete members subjected to flexure (beams, girders, joists, lintels, girts, etc), tension and compression members (columns), combined stressed members (beam-columns), beam-column connections using the Elastic limit Method, also known as the Alternate stress Design (AS) or Working Stress Design (WSD), and the Plastic Limit Method or the Ultimate Strength Design (USD). Applications and specifications as applied to buildings, bridges, and other reinforced concrete structures are also given emphasis. A thorough knowledge and proficiency in Structural Theory is imperative.
CE 512/CE 515: Structural Design 2 and 3 (Steel and Timber Design) (4/3)
This course is concerned with the design of structural wood members subjected to flexure, compression and tension members, combined stresses and connections. The presentation of the course is aligned with the provisions of the National Structural Code of the Philippines.
This course is also concerned with the design if structural steel members subjected to flexure (beams, girders, joists, lintels, girts, etc), tension and compression members(columns), combined stresses members(beam-columns), riveted, welded, and bolted connections using the Elastic Limit Method, also known as the Allowable Stress Design (ASD), and the Plastic Limit Method. The course also deals with an introduction to the Load Resistance Factor Design Method (LRFD) in designing structural steel. Applications and specifications as applied to buildings, bridges, and other steel structures are Also given emphasis. A thorough knowledge and proficiency in Structural Theory is imperative.
Mech 414: Mechanics of Fluids (3)
This course deals with properties fluids; fluid static, hydrokinetics and hydrodynamics; ideal fluid flow for past external and internal boundaries, flow similitude; computer and laboratory fluid experiments.
CE 423: Hydraulics (3)
This course deals with analysis and hydraulic design of by systems such as reservoirs dams, spillways, gates, open channels, pipe networks, pumps and turbines, sediment transport in rivers and reservoir; computer hydraulic modeling.
CE 424: Hydrology (3)
This course is concerned with the discussion of Hydrologic cycle, occurrence and analysis of components of hydrologic cycle such ad precipitation, evapotranspiration, infiltration, stream flow and ground water, river and reservoir sedimentation; flood routing techniques, probability analysis for hydrologic design, computer modeling for hydrologic systems.
CE 521: Water Resources Engineering (3)
This course deals with the principles and analysis of water resources systems such as multi-purpose reservoir, water supply distribution system and storm water drainage, irrigation system and agricultural drainage system, special topics include river, flood control, drought irrigation and water resource planning management.
CE 426: Highway Engineering (3)
This course deals with the development of highways in the Philippines, highway design, and the materials that are used in road construction and maintenance. The course includes highway administration, traffic, driver, pedestrian and vehicle characteristics; geometric design, roadside design, highway and related structures; intersection, interchanges, terminals, drainage structures; traffic engineering; asphalt and concrete pavements, survey, plans, estimates, contracts and supervision, earthworks, bases and sub-bases, highway maintenance and rehabilitation. The Standard Specification for Public Works and Highways will also be discussed and be given emphasis in the discussion.
CE 432: Transportation Engineering (3)
Design and construction aspects of Highway Surfaces and Railways’ Guide ways; Capacity and level of Service of Air, Rail and Highways, Environmental Impacts and their mitigation of transportation system; Traffic-Analysis Techniques; traffic Flow and Control.