CivE 332
Civil Engineering Systems Ass. 2
Due: Monday, Sept. 22 2014, 12:00 noon
1) Identify a civil engineering system and define its components, networks, subsystems, inputs,
outputs, environmental forces, and boundary. Use images from the internet to i
CivE 332, Ass. 1- Solutions
1) Identify a civil engineering system and define its components, networks,
subsystems, inputs, outputs, environmental forces, and boundary. Use
images from the internet to illustrate the above, such as network diagrams.
Civil
CivE 332 Civil Engineering Systems Ass. 7
Due: Tuesday 11th Nov 2014 by 12:00 PM
1. Solve the following linear program using graphical method. Compute the value of the
objective function and decision variables at optimality, and indicate which statement b
CivE 332
Civil Engineering Systems
Excel Solver
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CivE 332, Ass. 8- Solution
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a) Feasible region in decision space
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CivE 332, Ass. 8- Solution
b) Feasible region
CivE 332, Ass. 5 - Solutions
Q1.
For this question, there are a range of acceptable answers. You needed to use your experience and civil
engineering judgment to decide what the precedence relationships are. The solution is not provided
here, but below is
CivE 332, Ass. 4 - Solutions
Question 1. 20/20
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering CivE 332 Civil Engineering Systems, Fall 2014
University of Waterloo
Question 2. 20/20
a)
Based on Nash Equilibrium:
i
ii
From the traffic network:
iii
Solve I,
CivE 332, Ass. 7- Solution
Q1.
This linear program has a unique optimal solution: Z= 23.6 when X1 = 3.2, X2 = 1.8
Q2.
This linear program has alternate optimal solutions Z = 16 along the line segment between (1.25,
1.5) and (1, 2).
Note: The problem is no
CivE 332, Ass. 3 - Solutions
Question 1. 30/30
The first five questions can be answered by drawing and analyzing the decision tree shown in the
first figure.
1. If experimentation is not carried out, the best choice is to build the well field (a1) and
rec
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CivE 332 Civil Engineering Systems Ass. 6
Due: Tuesday November 4th 2014 by 12:00 pm
1) There are several buildings on our campus and in Uptown Waterloo currently under construction.
Choose one, and by observing its progress, develop an MS Project schedul
CivE 332
Civil Engineering Systems Ass. 3
Due: Tuesday, Sept. 30 2014, 12:00 noon
1) A water resources engineer is considering the economic feasibility of a centralized well field
source for supplying a small community in an arid region. Surface water sup
CivE 332
Civil Engineering Systems Ass. 4
Due: Wednesday, Oct. 08 2014, 12:00 noon
1) For example 2 on page 2.48 of your notes, solve for x, in the cases where:
a) travel time from B to C is 0.7
b) travel time from B to C is 1.0
Please notice that we assu
CivE 332 Civil Engineering Systems Ass. 5
Due: Tuesday October 28th 2014 By 12:00 pm
1) The following question is from the Hendrickson on-line textbook referenced in our syllabus
http:/pmbook.ce.cmu.edu/09_Construction_Planning.html :
Develop precedence r
CivE 332
Civil Engineering Systems Ass. 1
Due: Monday, Sept. 15 2014, 12:00 noon
Prepare a short bio (1 page max) of yourself (interests, work experiences, etc.)
with an attached headshot.
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
University of Wate