Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
CVLE561 CONSTRUCTION PLANNING AND SCHEDULING 3 3 0
This course aims to increase and improve the working knowledge of students in project planning & scheduling by means of introducing students to the advanced principles of project planning, scheduling, and control. The objective is for the student to develop an understanding of the advanced concepts of project planning, scheduling and control, and of the methods and tools utilized to implement those principles. To achieve the objective following concepts are covered in depth. Phases of project. Contractual arrangements. Organisational structure. Work breakdown structure (WBS) and coding system. Deterministic scheduling techniques. Linking WBS and critical path method (CPM). Statistical approach to project scheduling. Project control. Reporting progress. Resources management. Least cost scheduling.
CVLE5X1 ELECTIVE I 3 3 0
CVLE5X2 ELECTIVE II 3 3 0
CVLE5X3 ELECTIVE III 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
CVLE532 CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY 3 3 0 0
The course on “Concrete Technology” focuses on concrete making materials including supplementary cementitious materials. Concrete production process also forms a part of the discussion. Going through the course one would develop first-hand knowledge on concrete production process and properties and uses of concrete as a modern material of construction. The courses will enable one to make appropriate decision regarding ingredient selection and use of concrete. The course is investigated, concrete types and practical application. It helps the selection of concrete and arranges the mix proportions (mix design), fresh and hardened concrete properties. Mechanical and thermal properties of concrete are considered to Curing technology and shrinkage/crack sensitivity. And also Permeability and durability with regard to physical and chemical deterioration, including reinforcement corrosion.
CVLE590 SEMINAR 0 0 0
This is a non-credit course. The widening of students perspective and awareness of topic of interest to civil engineers through seminar offered by faculty, guest speakers and graduate students. The aim of this course is twofold: Firstly, to allow the student to make progress on research in a structured way and to help fulfill program requirements, and secondly, to present professionalization information crucial to success in the field. The prerequisites for enrollment are two: Firstly, graduate standing (you must be enrolled either as a PhD or MSc student) and secondly, the presentation to the instructor at the first meeting of a draft of a research paper. The course is organized largely around working on the research paper, with the goal of making it a conference-presentable and journal-publishable work. Topics covered include areas such as structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydrology, material and construction management.
CVLE5X4 ELECTIVE IV 3 3 0
CVLE5X5 ELECTIVE V 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
CVLE500 THESIS 0 0 0
Program of research leading to M.S. degree, arranged between a student and the faculty member. Students register to this course in all semesters starting from the beginning of their second semester while the research program or write-up of the thesis is in progress. Within the framework of the Master's Thesis course, you will explore different ways of finding information, defining the scope of a project and doing research, as well as different ways of communicating the results. The Master's thesis course includes the stages of defining a topic and formulating a problem statement, selecting and reviewing relevant literature, designing an empirical study as well as performing it, including data collection and analysis, analyzing the empirical data, make theoretical conclusions and finally writing and rewriting a written report called a Master's thesis.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EMNT525 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
CVLE552 HIGHWAY MATERIALS AND CONSTRUCTION 3 3 0
CVLE551 TRANSPORTATION MODELING AND PLANNING 3 3 0
CVLE557 DURABILITY OF BUILDING MATERIALS 3 3 0
The course comprises the following items: External climate exposure on buildings, critical exposure conditions for different materials, degradation mechanisms of building materials, dose/response functions, natural and artificial ageing of materials, protection of materials, requirements and needs for service life prediction of building materials and components, methods to determine service life. The course also covers the Factors causing deterioration of materials. Durability of building stones. Decay and preservation of timber-mechanism of metal corrosion. Corrosion protection for metals. Deterioration of concrete. Mechanism of concrete corrosion. Effects of various chemicals, sea water ground water and industrial wastes. Protective measures against concrete corrosion. Corrosion of steel reinforcement in concrete.
CVLE666 ADVANCED PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM 3 3 0 0
ADVANCED PAVEMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
CVLE694 PROJECT MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
CVLE531 ADVANCED MATERIALS SCIENCE 3 3 0
The course on “Advanced Material Science” focuses on Metals (metal structures, equilibrium constitution and phase diagrams, case studies in phase diagrams, driving force for structural change, kinetics of structural change, diffusive transformations, and nucleation, displace transformations, light alloys, steels, alloy steels), Ceramics (structure of ceramics, mechanical properties of ceramics, cements and concretes) and Polymers & composites (structure of polymers, mechanical behavior of polymers). And also elastic, plastic and viscoelastic behavior of engineering materials are explained. Relationship of mechanical properties to internal structures of ceramics, metals and polymers. Applications of material behavior and properties to design of engineering systems.
CVLE512 GEOTECHNICAL INVESTIGATION 3 3 0
CVLE548 High Rise Buildings 3 3 0 0
The course provides an in-depth analysis and design on high rise buildings with emphasis on fundamental approach. Manual computation will be introduced from the basics throughout the seminar to facilitate the understanding, complemented by computer methods as means of verification and implementation. Some novel techniques such as two-cycle moment distribution, principle of virtual displacement (with short cut), powerful simplified unified approach in concrete section analysis/design, stability index and FC method are highlighted. Participants would surely have eye-opening to the fundamentals of high rise building from the perspectives of consulting engineers. It covers the introduction and general considerations for tall buildings, Structural systems in tall buildings, Wind effects, Structural analysis and design, Seismic design, Earthquake behavior & performance and planning & site organization for tall buildings.
CVLE622 WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
CVLE696 CONSTRUCTION TECHNOLOGY I 3 3 0
EMNT502 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
CVL548 HIGH RISE BUILDINGS 3 3 0 0
The course provides an in-depth analysis and design on high rise buildings with emphasis on fundamental approach. Manual computation will be introduced from the basics throughout the seminar to facilitate the understanding, complemented by computer methods as means of verification and implementation. Some novel techniques such as two-cycle moment distribution, principle of virtual displacement (with short cut), powerful simplified unified approach in concrete section analysis/design, stability index and FC method are highlighted. Participants would surely have eye-opening to the fundamentals of high rise building from the perspectives of consulting engineers. It covers the introduction and general considerations for tall buildings, Structural systems in tall buildings, Wind effects, Structural analysis and design, Seismic design, Earthquake behavior & performance and planning & site organization for tall buildings.
CVLE631 ADVANCED CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
CVLE642 ADVANCED STRUCTURAL DESIGN 3 3 0
CVLE536 MATERIALS TESTING AND MEASUREMENTS 3 3 0
EMNT503 PROJECT SCHEDULING 3 3 0
CVLE617 ADVANCED FOUNDATION ENGINEERING 3 3 0
CVLE619 ADVANCED GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING 3 3 0
The course would cover Geotechnical site investigation methods and in situ tests used to estimate engineering parameters. In situ test methods: standard penetration test, cone penetration with and without pore pressure measurements, self-boring and cone pressuremeters, flat dilatometers and field vane shear tests. Correlations of strength and stiffness properties, in situ state parameters, consolidation coefficients, stress history, and other parameters. Application of soil mechanics in the analysis and design of shallow and deep foundations, and earth retaining structures. Importance of parameter selection in calculations of ultimate and serviceability limit state calculations for both shallow and deep foundations. Soil-structure interaction models using finite element based softwares.
ENVE505 HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC WASTES - TREATMENT AND CONTROL 3 3 0
CVLE517 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN HYDRAULICS 3 3 0
CVLE567 CONTRUCTION PLANNING AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
This course aims to provide graduate students with the necessary information related to project management in the construction industry, which will help them in their professional careers. Students learn the relationship between the work breakdown structure, organization breakdown structure and the activities used in developing project schedules. The Critical Path Method (CPM), the Precedence Diagram Method (PDM), the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT), and the Line of Balance (LOB) scheduling methods are discussed in detail to include hand calculations and powerful computer software products. By covering the topics such as advanced construction planning and scheduling, resource management and construction progress control such as, cost and time, as well as quality management and quality control.
CVLE542 BEHAVIOUR OF REINFORCED CONCRETE MEMBERS AND STRUCTURES 3 3 0
CVLE614 SOIL DYNAMICS 3 3 0
CVLE502 SPECIAL TOPICS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING 3 3 0
ENVE528 ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ANALYSIS 3 3 0
Aims to understand the working principles of modern analytical instruments, and how they can be used to solve analytical problems encountered in environmental engineering. Includes optical methods, ultra violet, visible, infrared, X ray absorption, emission and flame spectroscopy, selective ion electrodes, mass spectroscopy, gas and liquid chromatography theory and applications, total organic carbon analyzer, electrical separation methods. Laboratory experiments.
CVLE657 ADVANCED UNSATURATED SOILS 3 3 0
CVLE522 WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING 3 3 0
CVLE561 CONSTRUCTION PLANNING AND SCHEDULING 3 3 0
This course aims to increase and improve the working knowledge of students in project planning & scheduling by means of introducing students to the advanced principles of project planning, scheduling, and control. The objective is for the student to develop an understanding of the advanced concepts of project planning, scheduling and control, and of the methods and tools utilized to implement those principles. To achieve the objective following concepts are covered in depth. Phases of project. Contractual arrangements. Organisational structure. Work breakdown structure (WBS) and coding system. Deterministic scheduling techniques. Linking WBS and critical path method (CPM). Statistical approach to project scheduling. Project control. Reporting progress. Resources management. Least cost scheduling.
ENRE502 TECHNO-ECONOMICAL ANALYSIS OF ENERGY APPLICATIONS 3 3 0
CVLE532 CONCRETE TECHNOLOGY 3 3 0 0
The course on “Concrete Technology” focuses on concrete making materials including supplementary cementitious materials. Concrete production process also forms a part of the discussion. Going through the course one would develop first-hand knowledge on concrete production process and properties and uses of concrete as a modern material of construction. The courses will enable one to make appropriate decision regarding ingredient selection and use of concrete. The course is investigated, concrete types and practical application. It helps the selection of concrete and arranges the mix proportions (mix design), fresh and hardened concrete properties. Mechanical and thermal properties of concrete are considered to Curing technology and shrinkage/crack sensitivity. And also Permeability and durability with regard to physical and chemical deterioration, including reinforcement corrosion.
EMNT560 ENGINEERING ETHICS 3 3 0
BUSN513 ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 8
This course is structured to inform the MBA students about contemporary applications of management. With this basic approach the topics include knowledge society and organizations, information technologies, globalization and organizations, TQM, core competence, outsourcing, hybrid, organizations, downsizing, sub – contracting, lean organizations and cluster organizations. This course examines organizational theory, practice and learning in the context of rapidly changing competitive and economic environments. Strategies and tactics for growth and performance improvement are explored. This course covers issues of current relevance, including social networks, knowledge management, innovation, organizational learning and design thinking.
CVLE511 ADVANCED SOIL MECHANICS I 3 3 0
EMNT510 STRATEGIC PLANNING 3 3 0
EMNT517 OPERATIONS RESEARCH TECHNIQUES 3 3 0
CVLE612 ADVANCED SOILD MECHANICS II 3 3 0
CVLE615 ADVANCED SOIL MECHANICS LABORATORY 3 3 0
CVL341 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS I 0 0 0
ARCH614 COMPOSITE BUILDING MATERIALS AND DESIGN PRINCIPLES 3 3 0
EMNT501 PRODUCTION PLANNING AND SCHEDULING 3 3 0
ENVE507 ANAEROBIC BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATERS 3 3 0
CVLE632 ADVANCED DURABILITY OF BUILDING MATERIALS 3 3 0
EELE501 NUMERICAL LINEAR ALGEBRA 3 3 0
EMNT509 QUALITY ENGINEERING 3 3 0
EMNT515 COMPUTER AIDED DATA ANALYSIS 3 3 0
EMNT524 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
ENVE512 ADVANCED OXIDATION PROCESSES 3 3 0
Advanced oxidation processes (AOPS) are a combination ozone, hydrogen peroxide, UV light, and catalysts to oxidize chemical compounds that can not be removed by the simple oxidation techniques. The class focuses on AOPs such as UV/O3, UV/H2O2, UV/TiO2, O3/H2O2, O3/FeOH, etc. It discusses the advantages and limitations of AOPs, and the effect of water quality parameters on the efficiency of AOPs.
INAR505 ERGONOMICS 3 3 0 10
This course aims to develop the student's ability to critically appraise the knowledge of human factors aspects of indoor ambient environmental conditions. Students analyze the human factors, anthropometric data and their impacts on broad aspects of design development. The physiology and psychology of the client/user are one of the main factors influencing the design of the environment. This course will present design problems that explore issues of ergonomics and proxemics as they apply to interior design. Universal design, the design that creates accessibility, will be the context for the design problems. Discussions will cover the following: interaction of environment and the user’s culture, gender, stage of the life cycle, and physical capabilities.
ARCH536 TYPOMORPHOLOGICAL ANALYSIS IN URBAN STUDIES 3 3 0
BUSN515 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
MISY565 EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
ENVS541 STATISTICAL METHODS IN BIO&ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 3 3 0
The main topics of this course are: numerical summary statistics, graphical summary techniques, probability theory, probability distributions, mathematical expectation, special probability distributions (bernoulli, binom, poisson), probability density functions (gama, exponantial, chi-square), linear regression and correlation, excell and spss applications, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing.
MISY558 INFORMATION SECURITY 3 3 0
CVL252 EARTH SCIENCE 0 0 0
CVL351 SOIL MECHANICS 0 0 0
CVL212 ENGINEERING MECHANICS II 0 0 0
CVL372 FUNDAMENTALS OF REINFORCED CONCRETE 0 0 0
CVL471 REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN 0 0 0
CVLE451 FOUNDATION DESIGN 0 0 0
CVLE211 ENGINEERING MECHANICS-I 0 3 0
The main purpose of this course is to provide the students with a clear knowledge of both theory and applications of engineering mechanics. General review of vector operations (addition, subtraction, dot and cross product) in two and three dimensions along with the introduction of force, position and moment vectors are given. Force system resultants, types of reactions and finding the equivalent of simply distributed loading are discussed. Equilibrium of a particle and a rigid body will be investigated within this course, followed by discussions about structural analysis, internal forces, shear force and bending moment diagrams. Friction, center of gravity, centroid and moments of inertia will also be introduced to the students.
CVLE222 MECHANICS MATERIALS 0 0 0
CVLE374 STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS-II 0 0 0