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Unformatted text preview: and passing this test, you must wait four years and then take a P.E. or professional engineering test. After passing this test, you will be a certified P.E. and will get a larger salary then if you had not been certified. There are five areas of civil engineering. They are: structural, geotechnical, transportation, water resource, and environmental engineering. Structural engineering has to do with constructing buildings. Geotechnical engineering has to do with the foundations of buildings, and figuring out what types of soil can hold how much weight. Transportation engineering has to do with building roads and highways. Water resource engineering has to do with purifying water for drinking. Environmental engineering has to do with cleaning up pollution. This is what I learned in the lecture today....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course EGR 105 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '07 term at Rhode Island.
- Fall '07
- Environmental Engineering