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Radoslaw L. Michalowski Andrzej S. Nowak October 6, 2011 CEE 110, Lecture 1 - Outline What is Civil & Environmental Engineering? Major areas of CEE Examples of systems developed in CEE Major problems addressed in CEE Intellectual foundations Job opportunities in CEE
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What is Civil and Environmental Engineering? Civil and Environmental Engineering is a field of engineering devoted to design and construction of buildings, bridges, roads, tunnels, dams, water delivery systems, waste disposal, environmental remediation and other “civil” works.
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Civil Engineering Systems
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Engineering from Nano-Structure to Infrastructure
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Goals for Civil and Environmental Engineering: Develop technologies for infrastructure characterized by: ± security ± reliability ± sustainability
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Major Areas of Civil Structural Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Construction Engineering Materials Engineering Environmental Engineering Hydraulics/Hydrology Transportation Engineering
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Structural Engineering ± Structural Engineering: design and analysis of structures such as buildings, bridges, industrial facilities, . .. ± The intellectual basis of structural analysis is mathematics, computational methods, and science (mostly physics, mechanics). ± Structural Engineers determine the general form, type of materials, dimensions, and technology, needed to create a structure. The designed structure must be safe, functional and cost-efficient.
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Sears Tower Chicago, IL
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Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York – New Jersey
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Sunshine Skyway Bridge Tampa, Florida
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Petrona Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tallest Buildings in the world
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13 Cable-stayed, Pedestrian Bridge
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14 Structural Forms ± Frame ± Truss ± Shell
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15 Prefabricated Concrete Frame, Industrial Building
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16 Bridge Truss
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Millenium Dome, London, England Shell Structure
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18 Bridge Structures - types ± Slab bridges ± Slab-on-girders bridges ± Truss bridges ± Arch bridges ± Cable-stayed bridges ± Suspension bridges
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20 Truss Bridge
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21 Quebec Bridge, Canada
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22 Bolted Connection
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23 Steel Arch, Chicago
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Cable-Stayed Bridge
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25 Cable-Stayed Bridge, Japan
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26 The World Longest Bridge, Akashi Kaiko Bridge, Japan Span about 2,000 m (6,500 ft)
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Geotechnical Engineering ± Geotechnical Engineering: design and analysis of foundations, tunnels, earth structures, landfills, roads and other systems constructed on or below ground. ± Intellectual basis is mathematics, numerical
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