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  Civil engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Civil engineering is the broadest of the engineering fields, partly because it is the oldest of all engineering fields.
Civil engineering was defined to distinguish it from military engineering.
The main subject of the field of geotechnical engineering is concerned with foundations, soil properties, soil mechanics, compression and swelling of soils, seepage, slopes, embankments, retaining walls, ground and rock anchors, use of synthetic tensile materials in soil structures, soil-structure interaction, and soil dynamics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Civil_engineering   (1669 words)

  
 Department of Civil Engineering
Civil engineering is the oldest of all the engineering fields, yet it is as contemporary as the need to provide solutions to today's environmental problems and to develop advanced transportation systems.
The civil engineer plans, designs, builds, and operates projects for the advancement and well being of society while coordinating and conserving human resources.
Civil engineering projects range from small to monumental and include public water systems, buildings, bridges, rail and highway networks, wastewater treatment plants, solid and hazardous waste disposal facilities, airports, and soil conservation and flood diversion controls.
www.cveg.uark.edu   (164 words)

  
 :: Civil Engineering :: University of New Hamshire ::
Civil Engineering has the following major subdisciplines: structural engineering, water resources engineering, geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, transportation engineering, construction management, and surveying and mapping.
There is a constant market for civil engineers due to the demands placed on the profession to construct and maintain the world's physical infrastructure.
Civil engineers plan, design and direct the construction of public and private facilities that are essential to modern life and vary widely in their nature, size, scope, operation, use and location.
www.unh.edu /civil-engineering   (320 words)

  
 Category:Civil engineering - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Civil engineering is engineering that deals with the planning, construction, and maintenance of fixed structures or public works.
Most civil engineering today deals with roads, railways, structural engineering, environmental engineering (such as water supply, sewer, and flood control) and transport infrastructure.
The main article for this category is Civil engineering.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Civil_engineering   (105 words)

  
 Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering is for people; planning and constructing the environment in which they live.
Civil Engineers are men and women who have trained to plan, design, construct and maintain the facilities which contribute to our modern way of life.
Civil Engineers are responsible for buildings, bridges, roads, harbours, dams, airports, coastal protection, water supply and public health.
www.eng.uq.edu.au /civil   (169 words)

  
 College Majors and Careers - Civil Engineering
Engineering is a profession in which knowledge of the mathematical and natural sciences is applied to develop ways to use the materials and forces of nature economically for the benefit of humanity.
Civil engineering is one of the broadest of the engineering disciplines, extending across many technical specialties.
Civil engineers work in diversified areas such as structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, water resources and environmental engineering, transportation engineering, ocean and coastal engineering, and construction engineering.
careerservices.rutgers.edu /Mcivileng.html   (287 words)

  
 Civil Engineering and Construction Fact Sheet
Civil engineers are involved in a wide variety of projects affecting virtually everyone.
The civil engineering student will be made aware of the need for professionalism, teamwork, life-long learning and understanding the broader societal implications of civil engineering projects.
The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction awards the George E. Haggart Scholarship to a deserving sophomore, the James and Jean Jorgenson Scholarship to a student with strong academic performance and leadership, and the John A. Oakey Memorial Scholarship to two outstanding juniors.
www.ndsu.edu /ndsu/academic/factsheets/eng_arch/civil.shtml   (1084 words)

  
 Department of Civil Engineering - Johns Hopkins University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Civil(ian) engineering was the first non-military engineering discipline; formal schools of civil engineering began to emerge in the U.S. in the mid-1800s.
Civil engineers build the civil infrastructure--buildings, bridges, airports, tunnels, roads, etc. They are also concerned with the foundations of these structures, and this requires knowledge of the mechanics of the soil beneath them.
Civil engineers also solve problems related to water supply and waste treatment and the design and construction of ports and harbors.
www.ce.jhu.edu   (273 words)

  
 Clemson University | Civil Engineering Department
The Department of Civil Engineering at Clemson University is one of the 20 largest civil engineering departments in the United Stated in terms of degrees granted.
The civil engineering program is broad-based, providing education in all of the major subdisciplines: structural engineering, transportation engineering, hydraulics and hydrology, geotechnical engineering, construction materials, and construction engineering and management.
The Civil Engineering faculty is committed to the Strategic Goals of the department.
www.clemson.edu /ce   (339 words)

  
 UMass Lowell Civil Engineering:UML Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Civil engineers plan, design, construct, operate, and maintain facilities and systems that serve the basic needs of society.
Civil engineers are frequently involved in city planning and in managing the use of natural resources.
Civil engineering is an umbrella field comprised of a number of related specialties.
www.uml.edu /college/engineering/civil   (325 words)

  
 Civil Engineering - Home
The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto has a tradition of excellence dating back to 1873.
The action space for Civil Engineering is so large that Civil Engineering intersects with a very wide variety of other academic disciplines, both within engineering (chemical, mineral mechanical, electrical, industrial) and within the greater University community (e.g.
Our program is designed to equip you with the tools you will need as Civil Engineers to face the challenges of Urban Engineering in the 21st century.
www.civil.engineering.utoronto.ca   (274 words)

  
 Open Directory - Science: Technology: Civil Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
American Society of Civil Engineers' Database - Search on a variety of engineering topics, from construction and design and structural engineering, to hydraulics and hydrology and surveying.
Center for Geotechnical Centrifuge Modelling - The UMCP geotechnical centrifuge is a 30,000 g-lb, 3m diameter, 200g modelling facility located in the Civil Engineering Laboratories at the University of Maryland.
Civil Engineering - Information on the civil engineering profession including: history, description of areas of study and specializations, domestic and international career opportunities and Canadian departments of civil engineering.
dmoz.org /Science/Technology/Civil_Engineering   (526 words)

  
 Civil and Environmental Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering - University of Alberta
Civil and Environmental Engineering - Civil and Environmental Engineering - University of Alberta
Robert G. Driver, Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been selected as the recipient of the 2006 H.A. Krentz Research Award by the Steel Structures Education Foundation.
Working in this area, you might be employed as a consulting engineer designing reservoirs and dams or work in a government agency modeling floods caused by ice jams and heavy rainfall.
www.engineering.ualberta.ca /civil   (215 words)

  
 CUA Civil Engineering
The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. - The Department of Civil Engineering is inviting applications for a tenure track position to begin January 1, 2007.
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses and perform research within his/her specialty and to contribute to the general civil engineering program.
The Nation’s capital is the center of an engineering research complex that includes the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the National Institute of Health, the Naval Research Laboratory, and NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
engineering.cua.edu /civil   (355 words)

  
 Stanford Civil and Environmental Engineering
It is part of the School of Engineering.
Students are able to obtain a broad Civil Engineering education, as well as a more specialized study in Environmental and Water Studies or Structures, Geomechanics and Construction.
Laboratory facilities are available to students in construction, fluid mechanics, environmental engineering and science, structural and earthquake engineering, building energy, and experimental stress analysis.
cee.stanford.edu   (209 words)

  
 - Civil Engineering - The University of Sydney
- Civil Engineering - The University of Sydney
Civil engineering applies scientific fundamentals to provide solutions in infrastructure and the environment.
Our research students are on the cutting edge of engineering, involving sophisticated experiments and high-powered computer analysis.
www.civil.usyd.edu.au   (199 words)

  
 UNL Civil Engineering
As you navigate through these pages, you will find that UNL Civil Engineering is a strong and vibrant program with a solid academic foundation and a strong tradition of undergraduate and graduate education, research and service to the state, the nation and the civil engineering profession.
Our vision is to be national and international leaders in civil engineering education and research.
The Civil Engineering Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is fully Accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).
www.nuengr.unl.edu /civil/index.shtml   (228 words)

  
 Oxford University: Civil Engineering
The Civil Engineering Research Group is part of the Department of Engineering Science at Oxford University.
The Department, which has an outstanding reputation for research, is one of the few worldwide in which Engineering is studied as a unified discipline.
Civil Engineering Research Group, Department of Engineering Science,Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PJ.
www-civil.eng.ox.ac.uk   (181 words)

  
 Welcome to McMaster University Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering is concerned with the control of the environment for the benefit of humankind.
If you live in a house or an apartment, work in an office building, use the transportation system, energy, water or other utilities you are touched by a civil engineer's ingenuity.
Civil engineers provide modern society with vital infrastructure and lifeline systems such as cities, roads, buildings, bridges, railroads, water systems, etc. In addition, they protect society from extreme forces of nature such as high winds, earthquakes and floods.
www.eng.mcmaster.ca /civil   (177 words)

  
 Home Page
ASCE established the Civil Engineering Forum for Innovation (CEFI) in January 2006 to strengthen the profession and industry through technical innovation and public policy.
CEFI expands on the mission of the former Civil Engineering Research Foundation's Corporate Advisory Board, and during a transition period, governance and leadership will remain unchanged with renewed commitment to a strategic partnership between the industry representatives and Society leadership.
In that role, she was responsible for strategic planning of the technology portfolio associated with the company's aircraft engines, power systems, and space propulsion.
content.asce.org /cefi/HomePage.html   (392 words)

  
 Resources of Scholarly Societies - Civil Engineering
Fédération Royale d'Associations Belges d'Ingénieurs Civils et d'Ingénieurs Agronomes = Royal Federation of Belgian Associations of Civil Engineers and Agricultural Engineers [Covers civil, agricultural, and chemical engineering, and also bio-industrial engineering.
Jeofizik Mühendisleri Odası = Chamber of Geophysical Engineers of Turkey [In Turkish and English.
Jeoloji Mühendisleri Odası = Chamber of Geological Engineers of Turkey [In Turkish.]
www.scholarly-societies.org /civileng_soc.html   (1295 words)

  
 Department of Civil Engineering - Home - Department of Civil Engineering - Washington University
The Department of Civil Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis has a tradition of excellence in teaching, research, and service.
Faculty in Civil Engineering are leaders in their fields and offer tremendous opportunities for graduate study and research.
The Department of Civil Engineering presents three lectures during September 18-22, 2006 given by Professor Toru Watanabe from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Nihon University in Tokyo, Japan.
cive.seas.wustl.edu   (257 words)

  
 Graduate School Directories - Civil Engineering
The field of Civil Engineering The work of civil engineers is at the heart of the physical environment societies inhabit.
Civil engineers not only develop the buildings and infrastructure in which we live, work, and travel, but they also work to maintain and improve them as they grow older.
The work of civil engineers, therefore, involves societal issues such as energy conservation and the safety of the structures themselves, to the development of new technologies to facilitate the progress of the field into the future.
www.gradschools.com /listings/menus/civil_eng_menu.html   (245 words)

  
 Civil Engineering   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The AAS degree in Civil Engineering Technology prepares the student in the theory and application of civil engineering principles in civil drawing, civil design, construction engineering, geographic information systems (GIS) production, and field engineering.
In addition, the program includes Survey Technology coursework to prepare the civil engineering technology graduate for a profession that integrates with the surveying profession.
Students may enroll in the Civil Engineering Technology program at the start of the Fall quarter and at other times during the year with instructor permission, but only as advanced placement.
www.btc.ctc.edu /CourseDocs/Programs/pEngineering_Civil.asp   (415 words)

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