UNIBEN 500 level Civil Engineering courses (1st and 2nd semester)
Hi guys. Welcome to the latest uniben news udate. Today we’ll be taking a look at the courses offered by uniben 500 level civil engineering students.
This is the last lap in the journey to having a first degree honours in civil engineering, uniben. Uniben year 5 civil engineering students will have to do a compulsory project related to their specialization before they can graduate. This project cut across both semesters.
Uniben civil engineering year 5 students are also called uniben civil engineering final year students.
However, you can follow this link to see courses offered by 100 level uniben engineering students – UNIBEN 100 level Engineering courses (1st and 2nd semester)
200 level civil engineering courses – UNIBEN 200 level Civil Engineering courses (1st and 2nd semester)
300 level civil engineering courses – UNIBEN 300 level Civil Engineering courses (1st and 2nd semester)
400 level civil engineering courses – UNIBEN 400 level Civil Engineering courses (1st and 2nd semester)
The total credit load of courses offered by uniben civil engineering final year students is 38
UNIBEN 500 level Civil Engineering 1st-semester courses
|Structural Mechanics III||CVE 511||2|
|Design of Structures III||CVE 513||2|
|Civil Engineering Hydraulics||CVE 521||2|
|Engineering Hydrology I||CVE 523||2|
|Highway Design||CVE 531||3|
|Geotechnical Engineering||CVE 541||2|
|Final Year Project I||CVE 501||3|
|Laboratory/ Design Studio IV||CVE 581||2|
|Engineering Management Economics and Administration||PRE 571||3|
|Advanced Structural Mechanics||CVE 515||3|
|Water Resources and Environmental Engineering I||CVE 525||3|
|Traffic Management, Planning and Highway Economics||CVE 535||3|
|Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering||CVE 545||3|
|Building Technology I||CVE 565||3|
|Building and Civil Engineering measurement and evaluation||CVE 567||3|
UNIBEN 500 level Civil Engineering 2nd-semester courses
|Structural Mechanics IV||CVE 512||2|
|Design of Structures IV||CVE 514||2|
|Engineering Hydrology II||CVE 522||2|
|Geotechnical Engineering II||CVE 542||2|
|Final Year Project II||CVE 502||3|
|Engineering Management Economics II||PRE 572||3|
|Advanced Structural Engineering II||CVE 516||3|
|Water Resources and Environmental Engineering II||CVE 526||3|
|Advanced Pavement Design and construction||CVE 536||3|
|Special Topics in Geotechnical Engineering||CVE 546||3|
|Building Technology II||CVE 566||3|
CVE 511: STRUCTURAL MECHANICS III (2 CREDITS)
- The finite method in Engineering, solutions to Finite Element Equations, General Procedure of Finite Element Method, Higher Order and Isoperimetric Element Numerical Integrations.
- Yield line Analysis for Slabs
- Strip method of Design of Slabs, the Simple Strip Method, Radial and Tangential Moments in Circular Slabs with Polar Symmetrical and support conditions, Solution including torsional moments Special Rationalized Design Procedure for Point- Supported Slabs. Comparison with yield line theory
- Plastic Methods of structural Analysis, Basic Theorem and Simple Examples, General Methods for Plastic design, Estimates of Deflections, Minimum Weight Design, Variables Repeated Loading
CVE 512: STRUCTURAL MECHANICS IV (2 CREDITS)
- Plastic methods of structuring analysis
- Matrix methods of structural analysis
- Elastic instability
- Continuum of plane strain, elastic flat plates and torsion, solution by finite difference, finite element, yield line analysis and strip methods for slabs
- Application of the theory of Elasticity engineering problems beams having initial curvature, stresses, deformations loaded rings, buckling and local yield, stress concentrations.
- Laboratory Test of Structural Elements.
CVE513: DESIGN OF STRUCTURES III (2 CREDITS)
- Components Design and construction in steel and reinforced concrete.
- Design of structural foundation.
- Modern structural form. Tall buildings, lift shafts and shear walls, system building.
- Design projects.
CVE 514: DESIGN OF STRUCTURES IV (2 CREDITS)
- Philosophy, methods and systems and pre-stressing
- Serviceability limit state design of structured elements; cable curve fitting; losses of pre-stressing; shear, bond and deflection, cable extension; anchorages
- Ultimate limit state design of structural elements- strength in flexure and shear
- Composite construction
CVE 515: ADVANCED STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING 3 (CREDITS)
- Analysis of plates and shell, frame, column and plate instability
- Design, optimization, structural dynamics, structural safety.
- Beam on elastic foundation, piled structures.
CVE 516: ADVANCED STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING II (3 CREDITS)
- Feasibility study and planning of building and Civil Engineering work and construction. Structural appraisal of buildings.
- Design and detailing of major structural engineering works- specifications.
CVE 521: CIVIL ENGINEERING HYDRAULICS (2 CREDITS)
- Introduction to open channel flow; flow regimes. Comparison of open- conduit to closed conduct flow.
- Uniform flow: Derivation of the chezy equation; Darcy equation; Relationship between the function factor for pipe flow and the roughness factor for open.
- Uniform flow computation: Steady gradually varied flow: specific energy principle, critical depth, Momentum principle; Attainment of critical depth, Gradually – varied flow equation; classification of water surface; computation of surface profiles
- Hydraulic jump: Definition; uses and types conjugate depth, energy loss.
- Control structures _ Dams, weirs, spillways, gates and outlet works, stilling basins, cofferdams, etc.
- Design of municipal storm drains: land drainage systems, culverts and bridges. Design of inlets, manholes and catch basins.
- Introduction to multiple purpose reservoir design for food control, water supply, irrigation, recreation, navigation and erosion control.
- Unsteady open channel flow, occurrences, positive and negative surge wave analysis, and the dam break problem.
CVE522: ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY II (2 CREDITS)
- Ground water hydrology: Types of geological formations; physical properties of liquefies, Darcy law and hydraulic conductivity. Steady aquifer flows and estimation of hydraulic conductivity. Unsteady flow and estimation of hydraulic conductivity. Unsteady flow and estimation of the storage coefficient. Ground water exploration, well construction and pumping, unsaturated flow.
- Surface water hydrology: surface runoff and factors that affect surface runoff, Catchment characteristics; Hydrograph analysis; unit hydrograph and its applications
- Reservoir and river routing: routing equation. Application to flood routing over reservoirs and rivers
- Hydrological forecasting: the need for forecasting; frequency analysis; annual and partial; duration series, water year and recurrence interval; flood magnitude estimation by some frequency distribution.
- Laboratory and Course Work.
CVE 523: HYDROLOGY I (2 CREDIT)
- Quantity: population forecasting and per capital consumption; water requirements for domestic, public, commercial, industrial and agricultural purposes.
- Collection: Rainwater from roofs, determination of storage capacity for small individual supplies, surface water from reservoirs, river. Intake structures; Groundwater, Transmission conduits.
- Treatment: Flow diagrams for the treatment of surface and ground water, preliminary treatment, screening, coagulation flocculation and sediment slow sand, rapid sand, and pressure filters. Disinfection, water softening; iron and manganese removal, chemical for water treatment.
- Distribution: storage tanks and service reservoirs. Main, pipelines and distribution network. Valves meters and service pipes. Pumps pumping stations.
- Laboratory and course work.
CVE525: WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING (3 CREDITS)
- Water quality standards and controls.
- Appropriate technology of water supply and treatment
- Further methods of treatment of water: Aeration, methods and applications
- Softening – Lime Soda Ash methods
- Adsorption, isotherm, packed bed reactors; regeneration
- Ion exchange
- Reverse osmosis
- Water Management
CVE 526: WATER RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING II (3 CREDITS)
- Waste water Collection
- Storm water sewerage: rational method for design, Preliminary treatment: Flow measurement weirs, flumes, flow separation screening, storm water settlement, Grit removal, overflow rates
- Treatment: Batch settlement analysis; radial and rectangular tank design. Biological kinetics, i.e. kinetics of enzyme reaction and bacterial growth and their applications to treatment systems. Flow diagrams for various methods of sewage treatment.
- Secondary Treatment: Activated sludge process, percolating (trickling) filters, oxidation (stabilization) ponds. Application of biology kinetic in sludge treatment and disposal. Anaerobic digestion. Sludge processing, pumping and power requirements. Effluent standards. Laboratory and course work.
- Solid waste collection: solid waste surveys, the planning and details; storage, collection and transportation; operational criteria; collection costs.
- Solid Waste Treatment and Disposal: Mechanical compaction, incineration, pyrolysis, composting and sanitary landfill, river and ocean dumping, recycle and reuse, Design of Solid Waste Disposal systems.
- Air pollution and control Effects on the physical properties of the atmosphere. Effects on humans, animals and plant life. Effects on economic materials and structures
- Laboratory and course work.
CVE531: HIGHWAY DESIGN (3 CREDITS)
- Soil engineering aspect of highways: soil test and borehole analysis; Compaction and effective compaction equipment. Soil stabilization and various soil stabilization processes. Soil and highway drainage.
- Highway Geometrics: Factors controlling alignments, geometric plan elements- sight distances, design speed, horizontal alignment; simple circular and transition curves, horizontal curves super – elevation and pavements widening, vertical alignment – gradient limits, curve types, summit curves and valley curves; coordination of horizontal and vertical alignment- highway cross- section elements, cross slopes and shoulders. Design of roundabouts or rotary intersections.
- Pavement structure and design: Pavement layers and their functions; highway flexible pavements – factors affecting design, CBR method for flexible pavements, Asphalt institute method of design of flexible highway pavements; current British method of flexible pavement design; Portland Cement association method for airport rigid design. Current British method of rigid pavement design.
- Laboratory; it is presumed that the needed laboratory tests will be covered by the requirements stipulated in the course of civil engineering materials and soil mechanics
CVE535: TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT, PLANNING AND HIGHWAY ECONOMICS (3 CREDITS)
- Highway capacity, level of service and quality of service concepts. The concept of gap acceptance
- Traffic Management: Parking studies and facilities; Accident studies, Traffic control devices – traffic signals, markings and operation arrangements of traffic signals, design of traffic signals. Area traffic control
- Introduction to transportation planning: Transportation as a derived demand, trip purposes and categories, Factors affecting trip making, the transportation planning process, trip generation, trip distribution, modal split, traffic assignment
- Highway Economics
CVE536: ADVANCED PAVEMENT DESIGN (3 CREDITS)
- Pavement structure and stress analysis for both flexible and rigid pavements.
- Design of highway and airport pavements; Corps of Engineers method, CBR method extended to airport pavement design, continuously reinforced concrete pavement, prestressed concrete pavement. Composite pavements and their design. The concepts of equivalent axle load (EAL) and equivalent single wheel load (ESWL)
- Design of asphaltic concrete
- Highway and pavement maintenance. Pavement evaluation – pavement construction materials, Mass-haul diagram; Flexible and rigid pavements materials; semi-rigid pavement materials; stabilized soil, New materials, pavement roughness and deflection measurements. Pavement overlay design.
CVE 541: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING I (2CREDITS)
- Consolidation and Settlement: Settlement of structures on solids immediate (elastic), consolidation settlement and secondary compression; Settlement of structure on cohesion less soil using Schmartmann’s method; Elastic settlement of structures on clay; One- dimensional consolidation. The Oedometer test; Determination of pre- consolidation pressure, primary and secondary consolidation. Analysis of total and time rate of settlement.
- Shear strength of soils: General strength consideration. State of stress at a point and Mohr stress circle. Mohr Colulomn theory of failure, shear test: Vane shear test, triaxial test (UU CU CO), shear strength of saturated clays, shear strength of compacted unsaturated clays, sensitivity of soils, Residual strength parameter.
- Stresses in soil: Geostatic stresses, isostress surface, total and effective applied stress distribution in soil; modulus of elasticity, Poisson’s ration, compatibility of strain requirements. Stress distribution in layered soil system, Boussinesq’s approach, Westergard’s method, Newmark’s chart, the characteristic, sketching and applications.
CVE 542: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING II (2 CREDITS)
- Bearing Capacity: Ultimate, safe and allowable bearing capacities, bearing capacity factor. Case of shallow and deep foundations, factor of safety, shape effect; Footings under eccentric and inclined loads.
- Foundations: Types and choice of foundations: footing, rafts and pipe. Use general characteristics of pipes, pile in sand, piles in clay. Negative skin friction; Pile groups, bearing capacity and settlement of pile groups; Efficiency of pile groups.
- Earth Pressure: Pressure equilibrium, active, passive and at-rest pressure, Earth pressure coefficients, computation of earth pressures using the Rankine and the Coulomb wedge theories and Cullman’s method. Earth pressures on retaining walls. Types and analysis of retaining walls. The use of bracings as lateral support in open cuts, Anchored bulkheads, free earth support method of analysis
- Slope stability: Types and mechanics of slope failures. Theoretical and graphical solutions of slope stability problems. Effects of tension cracks on slope stability. Ordinary method of slices
CVE 545: SPECIAL TOPICS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING (3 CREDITS)
- The behaviour of road and soils in building and engineering construction, foundations, dams, tunnels and flood control work.
- Shore-line engineering, earthquake problems and field investigation.
- Construction of embankment over soft ground. Use of mats (Geotextiles and fascies)
- Vertical sand drains, surcharging and stage construction etc.,
CVE546: SPECIAL TOPICS IN GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING II (3 CREDITS)
- Clay mineralogy study of soil- water system.
- Identification of clay minerals -X-rays diffraction, DTA analysis and C.E.C.
- Effects of compaction on permeabilities of some tropics soils.
- Properties of some tropical soil- Laterites, Black cotton soils, soft clay shale, organic clays. Etc.
- Soil stabilization. Isomorphous substitution, etc.
CVE565: BUILDING TECHNOLOGY I (3 CREDITS)
- Principles of modern building: strength and stability. Framed and load bearing construction. Site mobilization and setting out of building. Basic methods of building construction: wood, masonry steel and concrete.
- Building elements-materials and method of construction- foundations. Floor systems, framing system, openings- window, doors vents, etc. structure, cladding systems and partitions, system insulation- (vapour, sound and heat)
- System building- pre- fabrication system, pre-and post-stressing etc. advanced building systems
- Structure and organization of construction schedules. Cost planning and control. Pre-and post-tender planning. Network analysis and narrow diagram
CVE566: BUILDING TECHNOLOGY II (3 CREDITS)
- Principles of uses of Materials: Concrete, Mortars, Timber, Sheet cladding for walls
- Joints and jointing compounds; lining and finishes.
- Building Economics: Cost planning and control, planning economy construction economy –running costs and maintenance costs.
CVE567: INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING MEASUREMENTS (3 CREDITS)
- Measurement of building works: introduction, General Principles of taking off, Use of Measurement in Quantities, Measurement of Excavation and foundations.
- Measurement of civil Engineering works: Scope and contract of Civil Engineering Measurements, Fundamental Principles of CESMM 3, Measurement Practice and Bill Production, CESMM3; Classes A-D (contract and Preparatory Site Matters) (CESMM3): Class E (Excavation, filling and landscaping) (CESMM3): Class F-H(Concrete)
ELA501: LABORATORY/ DESIGN STUDIO IV (2 CREDITS)
- Test on bitumen, Flash point, ductility, identification of asphalt cement, cutback and emulsified asphalt, Marshall Stability test, concrete mix design, concrete compressive and flexural strength. CBR determination, plate bearing test, Benkalman beam test.
- Environmental Laboratory.
- Use of Flexural test equipment, Re-bound hammer test.
- Triaxial test, Consolidation test, shear strength test, unconfined compression test, Vane shear strength test.
- Determination of total nitrogen in water sewage, Determination of phosphate and silica concentration in water, Determination of chlorme demand and chlorine residual, Determination of COD, BOD, Determination of dissolved 02, Determination of focal coliforms- multiple total, Determination of the efficiency of a sedimentation tank membrane filter method.