Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Civil Engineering (CIVL)

CIVL 111  Elementary Surveying  Units: 3.50  

Offering Term: N  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 115  Microcomputers In Engineering  Units: 2.00  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 118  General Chemistry  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 200  Professional Skills I  Units: 2.50  

This intensive short-course serves as a kickoff to Civil Engineering at Queen¿s. Students will be engaged in a design challenge where they are to conceive, design, implement and operate a system to achieve some specified function bounded by constraints. Focus will be placed on development of decision making, team building, communication and engineering design skills

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 201  Professional Skills  Units: 2.50  

Within a team structure potentially involving second, third, and fourth year Civil Engineering students and a faculty advisor, students will engage in a range of exercises designed to promote written and verbal communication, decision making, team building and engineering design skills. Lectures, workshops, design charettes and both individual and team assignments will be utilized to enhance learning. This course is available only to select students, under exceptional or extenuating circumstances, at the discretion of the Head of the Department and the Undergraduate Chair. (This course may not be offered every year).

Requirements: CIVL201 excludes CIVL200  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 204  Effective Technical Writing  Units: 2.50  

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: FW  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 205  Effective Oral Presentation  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: FW  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 206  Environmental Issues Seminar  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 208  Decision Making  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 210  Chemistry For Civil Engineers  Units: 4.50  

Application of fundamental chemistry principles with respect to their sources, reactions, effects and fates in civil and environmental engineering systems. Topics will include chemical equilibria, stoichiometry and reaction kinetics; electrochemistry and corrosion; adsorption and ion exchange; solubility and precipitation; coagulation; microbiological reactions and kinetics; biochemical, chemical and theoretical oxygen demand; acidity, alkalinity and hardness; as well as biogeochemical cycles. These concepts will be further developed and applied in tutorial and laboratory modules. A design-based laboratory is conducted as part of this course.PPE will be required for this course at student¿s cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: Prerequisite: APSC 132 and APSC 131. Must be registered in a BSCE or BASC program.  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 211  Engineering Surveying  Units: 3.50  

Requirements: CIVL211 excludes APSC262  
Offering Term: N  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 214  Elementary Surveying And Cad  Units: 4.50  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 215  Materials For Civil Engineers  Units: 4.50  

The basic engineering properties, micro/macro structure, behaviour and applications of various civil engineering materials will be studied including materials used in structural engineering. This will include steel, concrete, timber, polymers, composites and soil. Interaction between materials will be examined. Laboratory experiments will be used to demonstrate material behaviour. PPE will be required for this course at student's cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: APSC151 OR CIVL202  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 220  Statics And Solid Mechanics  Units: 4.00  

Review of statics, forces and equilibrium, internal forces in simple structures; axial, torsion, shear and moment diagrams; concepts of stress and strain; mechanical properties of materials; centroids and moments of areas; axial stress; flexural stress;  shear stress in shafts and beams; calculation of displacement by integration; introduction to combined loading; introduction to column buckling. This course is designed primarily for mechanical engineering students.

Requirements: Prerequisite of APSC111 and APSC171 and registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 221  Solid Mechanics II  Units: 4.00  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 222  Numerical Methods  Units: 5.00  

This course introduces the basics of numerical analysis and the use of computer software (MATLAB) for civil engineering analysis. Error analysis, numerical differentiation and integration, root finding, derivation and numerical solution of partial differential equations using finite difference methods, and optimization are among the topics covered. All problems emphasize engineering applications.

Requirements: MATH224 OR MATH225 OR MATH226  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 223  Mechanics & Strength Of Mat.  Units: 4.50  

Requirements: (PHYS113 AND MATH128) OR (APSC111 AND APSC171)  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 224  Mech & Strength Of Materials  Units: 4.00  

Requirements: (PHYS113 AND MATH128)  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 226  Mechanics & Materials  Units: 9.00  

Requirements: PHYS113 OR APSC111  
Offering Term: FW  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 227  Introd. Strength Of Materials  Units: 3.00  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 228  Statics And Solid Mechanics  Units: 4.50  

Requirements: APSC111  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 229  Mechanics And Materials  Units: 4.50  

Requirements: CIVL228  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 230  Solid Mechanics I  Units: 4.25  

Graphic Statics; Definitions of Stress and Strain; Hooke's Law; "Axial" Member Analysis and Design; Analysis and Design of Shafts Subjected to Torsion; Analysis and Design of Beams; Columns; Inelastic Bending; Introduction to Work and Energy and the Principle of Virtual Work.

Requirements: APSC 111, APSC 171, APSC 182  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 231  Solid Mechanics II  Units: 4.50  

Shear and bending moment diagrams; Moment-area method; Introduction to statically indeterminate structures; Virtual work for beams and frames (determinate and indeterminate); Stress review, transformed sections, and combined loading; Stress-strain transformation (including Mohr's circle); Failure theories.

Requirements: CIVL 230  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 250  Hydraulics I  Units: 4.00  

Fluid properties, fluid statics, basic equations of fluid flow: Continuity, Momentum, Euler's Equation of Motion, Linear Momentum Equation and Bernoulli's Equation. Flow of real fluid in closed conduits: friction losses and local energy losses. Pipeline flows in engineering practice. PPE will be required for this course at student¿s cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: Prerequisite: APSC 172 and APSC 174. Must be registered in a BSCE or BASC program.  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 262  Intro To Civl Eng Plan & Desig  Units: 3.50  

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 270  Urban Plan & Transportation  Units: 3.50  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 282  Environmental Engineering  Units: 4.50  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 283  Env. Applic. In Civil Eng.  Units: 3.50  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 290  Computer Appl In Civil Engr  Units: 4.00  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 291  Differential Equations  Units: 1.00  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 293  Civil Engineering Analysis  Units: 5.00  

Requirements: MATH225 or MATH226  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 295  Computer Simulation Civl Eng  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: MATH225 or MATH226 and CIVL293  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 300  Professional Skills II  Units: 2.50  

Professional skills relating to how engineers interact with, communicate with, and consider the implications of their actions on a wide range of potential stakeholders, ranging from colleagues to clients to society as a whole, will be developed. Students will improve their technical writing and verbal communication skills as they work through case studies intended to: deepen an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Professional Engineer; strengthen an ability to apply professional ethics, accountability and equity; and enhance an appreciation of the potential social and environmental impacts of engineering activities. Class discussions will normally occur every second week.

Requirements: CIVL200  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 304  Writing An Engineering Report  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: CIVL204  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 305  Effective Oral Presentation  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 306  Leadership And Teamwork Skills  Units: 1.25  

The objective of this short course is to develop a sound understanding of leadership and teamwork, and to apply these skills in both small group and large group settings. The course is based on the premise that all engineers, at various stages of their career, will be called upon to be both leaders and team members. (0/0/14/0/0) ~ COURSE DELETED IN 2008/09 ~

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 308  Engineering Report Proposal  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: (CIVL204 AND CIVL305)  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 311  Survey Field School  Units: 2.25  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 330  Structural Theory I  Units: 3.75  

Analysis of statically determinate structures such as trusses and plane frames, calculation of deflections by virtual work. Flexibility and stiffness methods for analyzing statically indeterminate structures. Computer applications of the above methods. PPE will be required for this course at student's cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: Prerequisite of CIVL230 and CIVL231 and registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 331  Structural Steel Design  Units: 4.00  

Introduction to Limit States Design, load paths. Dead and live loads for design as specified in the National Building Code of Canada. Design assumptions regarding material properties of structural steel. Design of tension members; bolted connections; design of simple columns; design of beams (laterally supported and laterally unsupported) for flexure and shear; design of bearing stiffeners; design of steel-concrete composite beams; stability analysis; design of beam-columns. Sustainability for building materials; introduction to LEED.

Requirements: Prerequisite of CIVL330 and registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 333  Wood Design  Units: 2.00  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 336  Structural Steel/Concrete Des  Units: 4.00  

Introduction to limit states design, load paths, sustainability, and life-cycle analysis. Dead and live loads for design as specified in the National Building Code of Canada. Design assumptions regarding material properties of structural steel, concrete, and reinforcing steel. Flexural design of reinforced concrete beams including singly reinforced sections, doubly reinforced sections, T-sections, and one-way slabs. Control of cracking in reinforced concrete beams as specified for design. Flexural design of laterally supported and laterally unsupported structural steel beams. Shear design of structural steel and reinforced concrete beams. Design of tension members in structural steel. Design of axially loaded columns in structural steel and reinforced concrete. (0/0/0/8/40) ~ COURSE DELETED IN 2008/09 ~

Requirements: CIVL226 OR CIVL228 OR CIVL226  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 340  Geotechnical Engineering 1  Units: 3.75  

An introductory course focussing on the fundamental mechanics of soil materials (gravel, sand, silt and clay) applied to geotechnical engineering problems. Topics studied include: phase relationships; index properties of coarse and fine grained soils; one-dimensional steady state seepage; effective stress; one-dimensional compression and consolidation; drained and undrained shear strength; and lateral earth pressure. Theoretical material is applied to examine real engineering issues with a particular focus on developing design skills and engineering judgement. Students will conduct physical experiments to explore soil behaviour. The important role of geology on the mechanics of geotechnical materials is emphasized through classroom discussions and problem sets.PPE will be required for this course at student¿s cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: Prerequisite: CIVL 215 or GEOE 281 (GEOL 281), CIVL 230 and registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 341  Geotechnical Engineering 2  Units: 4.00  

A course focussing on design issues and methods of analysis for practical geotechnical engineering problems. Topics studied include: site investigation; capacity and settlement of shallow and deep foundations; two-dimensional steady state seepage; landslides and slope stability. Commercial software will be introduced to perform stability, deformation and seepage analyses. Students will conduct physical experiments to explore how design methods compare with real soil behaviour. The important role of geology in geotechnical design is emphasized through classroom discussions and problem sets. PPE will be required for this course at student¿s cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: CIVL340  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 342  Geotechnical Design  Units: 4.00  

A study of foundation design methods including stress distribution, slope stability, lateral earth pressure, retaining walls, braced walls, anchors, ultimate bearing capacity, foundation design, and piles. (0/0/0/12/36)~ COURSE DELETED IN 2008/09 ~

Requirements: CIVL340  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 350  Hydraulics 2  Units: 3.75  

Topics in open channel flow including friction, specific energy, free-surface profiles, culverts and hydraulic-jump energy dissipaters. Lake dynamics and environmental hydraulics will be introduced. The basic underlying concepts of water resources and hydrology will be discussed. PPE will be required for this course at student's cost (see course materials for details). 

Requirements: CIVL250  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 352  Hydraulic Engineering  Units: 3.00  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 354  Fluid Mechanics  Units: 4.00  

Fluid properties, fluid statics, basic equations of fluid flow: Continuity, Momentum, Euler's Equation of Motion, Linear Momentum Equation and Bernoulli's Equation. Flow of real fluid in closed conduits: friction losses and local energy losses. Pipeline flows in engineering practice. (0/4/0/22/22)~ COURSE DELETED IN 2008/09 ~

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 355  Introd. Hydraulic Engineering  Units: 4.00  

Topics in open channel flow including friction, specific energy, free-surface profiles, culverts and hydraulic-jump energy dissipators. Turbomachinery including pump characteristics, pump selection and analysis of combinations of pumps and piping systems. Fluid measurement, lift and drag, cavitation and water hammer, dispersion and diffusion are also discussed. (0/5/0/10/33) ~ COURSE DELETED IN 2008/09 ~

Requirements: CIVL354  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 360  Civil Engineering Design and Practice III  Units: 4.00  

Students will develop and employ Engineering Design and Practice skills to resolve a complex, open-ended design task. This will involve the iterative application of Civil Engineering technical knowledge to identify and evaluate design options. The economic, environmental and societal implications of the preferred solution(s) will be assessed. Students will select, detail and communicate their final design in a logical, traceable and defendable manner. Ethical, legal and other relevant professional issues will be studied and discussed through case studies. Students will also develop and enhance written, graphical and oral communications skills.

Requirements: Prerequisite: APSC 200. Must be registered in a BASC or BSCE Academic program.  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 371  Groundwater Engineering  Units: 3.75  

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of groundwater systems with an emphasis on the engineering design of extraction systems for water supply, site dewatering, and parameter estimation tests. Source water protection methods will be discussed. Equations governing the flow of groundwater, flownets, and capture zones are presented. Detailed case histories are presented. Laboratories make extensive use of commercial grade software for surface and groundwater flow simulationPPE will be required for this course at student's cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: Prerequisite of MTHE 224 OR MTHE 225 OR MTHE 232 and registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 372  Water and Wastewater  Units: 4.00  

The focus of this course is to introduce water and wastewater engineering systems through active learning strategies and hands-on lab experiences. Students will have the opportunity to learn about environmental indicators/measurements/guidelines, reactors, engineered and natural systems, biological and chemical reactions, mass and energy balances, risk assessment, life cycle assessment, and environmental and human health impact assessment. These concepts will allow students to assess a variety of aspects of environmental engineering and design.

Requirements: PREREQUISITE: CIVL 210. EXCLUSION: CHEE 370  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 391  Civil Engineering Computation  Units: 3.00  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 393  Systems Analysis In Civil Engr  Units: 3.50  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 400  Professional Skills III  Units: 2.50  

Professional skills relating to how engineers interact with, communicate with, and consider the implications of their actions on a wide range of potential stakeholders, ranging from colleagues to clients to society as a whole, will be developed. Students will improve their technical writing and verbal communication skills as they work through case studies intended to: deepen an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a Professional Engineer; strengthen an ability to apply professional ethics, accountability and equity; and enhance an appreciation of the potential social and environmental impacts of engineering activities. Class discussions will normally occur every second week.

Requirements: CIVL 300  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 404  Effective Communication Skills  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: CIVL304  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 408  Project Management  Units: 1.25  

Requirements: Must be registered in BASC  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 430  Reinforced Concrete Design  Units: 3.75  

Flexural design of reinforced concrete beams including singly reinforced sections, doubly reinforced sections, T-sections, and one-way slabs. Control of cracking in reinforced concrete beams as specified for design. Design of continuous beams and one-way slabs; short and slender columns; footings and retaining walls. A design project is undertaken in this course. PPE will be required for this course at student¿s cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: CIVL215 CIVL330 CIVL331  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 431  Infrastructure Rehabilitation  Units: 4.00  

This course deals with evaluation of the deterioration of the infrastructure and the design of rehabilitation measures. Items discussed include corrosion of reinforcement in concrete, microbiological corrosion of buried pipelines, asphalt deterioration and repair, deterioration of timber in buildings, and issues of sustainability of infrastructure. Design techniques to reduce deterioration in new construction are also discussed. The laboratory portion involves some of the test methods used to evaluate deterioration and field trips to observe some common forms of deterioration. PPE will be required for this course at student's cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: Prerequisite of CIVL 430 and registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 433  Structural Theory II  Units: 3.00  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 436  Prestressed Concrete  Units: 4.00  

Behaviour, analysis and design of pretensioned and post-tensioned concrete systems including simply-supported and continuous beams, and two-way slabs. Considerations of prestress losses, cracking and deflection. A design project is undertaken in this course. Three term-hours, winter; lectures and tutorials.

Requirements: Prerequisite of CIVL 430 and registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 437  Concrete Design  Units: 4.00  

Requirements: CIVL336  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 438  Wood And Masonry Design  Units: 3.50  

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 442  Geotechnical Design  Units: 3.75  

A design-based course where geotechnical principles are applied to study the design of a variety of geotechnical engineering structures. Topics studied include: design of a site investigation program, interpretation of site stratigraphy, estimation of soil parameters, design of shallow and/or deep foundations, design of earth retaining structures, and construction issues such as dewatering schemes or temporary excavations. Students will conduct practical design tasks to experience a range of aspects of the geotechnical design process, to utilize common models used in geotechnical design, and to communicate with project partners such as structural consultants, site investigation companies, and construction contractors. The important role of geology in geotechnical problems is emphasized through classroom discussions, planning a site investigation and constructing a geologic model.

Requirements: PREREQUISITE: CIVL 341. Must be registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 443  Geoenvironmental Design  Units: 4.00  

A design-based course where geotechnical and hydrogeologic principles are applied to study environmentally sustainable disposal of solid waste. Topics studied include: source and nature of waste: disposal options; environmental legislation and regulations; public impact and perception; contaminant transport; use of geosynthetic materials; and design issues and tradeoffs. Students will conduct practical design tasks to investigate the planning, design, construction, operation and post-closure of phases of an engineered waste disposal facility. The important role of geology in geoenvironmental problems is emphasized through classroom discussions, planning a site investigation and constructing a geologic model.

Requirements: CIVL340  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 450  Municipal Hydraulics  Units: 3.75  

The course will present concepts and tools to analyze and design water services, including storm sewers, sanitary sewers, and water mains, at the site- and sub-division level. Many of the concepts and tools are used in the fields of land-development engineering and municipal engineering. The course will provide an introduction to hydrological processes, design rainfall prediction with intensity-duration-frequency curves, estimation of time of concentration, peak runoff prediction in small drainage areas with the Rational Method and the unit hydrograph method, reservoir routing and storm water management tank and pond design, storm sewer analysis and design with Manning¿s equation, wastewater flow prediction, sanitary sewer analysis and design, water demand prediction, steady-state analysis of pressurized pipes, water main design, and designing water services according to municipal design standards.

Requirements: CIVL350  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 451  Lake, Reservoir and Coastal  Units: 3.75  

The fundamental hydraulic processes affecting coastal engineering and water reservoir operation are discussed. Topics include wave theory, wave measurement, wave record analysis, wave transformation, seiches, tides, storm surges, turbulent mixing and transport of pollutants. Student projects are assigned on computational water reservoir modelling, analysis of field data and reservoir operation as well as the design of breakwaters and ocean structures and the use of hydraulic and numerical coastal models. PPE will be required for this course at student¿s cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: CIVL350  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 455  River Engineering  Units: 4.00  

A course in the basics of river engineering including the study of alluvial processes, the prediction and consequences of sediment transport, the design of measures to control erosion and accretion, and the design of dams, spillways and diversions. Critical aspects in the design of river engineering structures and assessment of environmental impact of river engineering projects are discussed. The use of physical and numerical models in the practice of river engineering is illustrated. The principles of natural channel design, stream restoration, and bioengineering in river environments are also addressed. PPE will be required for this course at student¿s cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: CIVL 350  
Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 460  Civil Engineering Design and Practice IV  Units: 6.00  

This fourth year design capstone course has student teams undertake a comprehensive engineering design project which involves the creative, interactive process of designing a structure/system to meet a specified need subject to economic, health, safety and environmental constraints. The teams will work in collaboration with an industry partner. Each team will submit an engineering report and make an oral presentation PPE will be required for this course at student's cost (see course materials for details) (0/0/12/0/60)

Requirements: APSC 200 and APSC 293 and CIVL 360  
Offering Term: FW  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 462  Civil Engineering Colloquium  Units: 3.50  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 471  Subsurface Contamination  Units: 4.00  

This course deals with subsurface contamination by hazardous industrial liquids such as PCB oils, gasoline, jet fuel, chlorinated solvents and coal tars. The fundamentals of multiphase/multicomponent flow and transport in soil and groundwater are outlined followed by specific treatment of both dense and light non-aqueous phase liquids. The course will examine the subsurface distribution of these liquids, site characterization methods, indoor air intrusion, regulatory apsects, remediation technologies, and selected case histories.

Requirements: CIVL371 OR GEOE343  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 472  Water Treatment  Units: 3.75  

This course describes the physical-chemical treatment processes for water treatment. Students in this course will learn about the chemical and microbiological constituents in source water that determine downstream treatment requirements. Students will explore the fundamental physical, chemical and biological principles that govern unit operations (e.g. coagulation and flocculation; screening, sedimentation, and floatation; filtration; disinfection) and their applications in water treatment plants. Students will learn about plant optimization and apply systems thinking to analyze and design water treatment scenarios. The responsibilities of a professional engineer in ensuring safe drinking water will also be discussed.

Requirements: Pre-requisite CIVL 372  
Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 473  Water Resources Systems  Units: 3.75  

This course will present concepts and tools for designing and modelling large-scale water resources systems in urban catchments. Focus will be placed on the design and analysis of urban drainage systems and urban water supply/distribution systems at the catchment level. Hydrologic, hydraulic, and statistical modelling tools used in industry will be used to evaluate the performance of water resources systems. Topics will include: the urban water cycle, environmental considerations in master planning of drainage and water supply systems, climate change impacts on water resources systems, floodplain analysis and flood control, statistical analysis of rainfall and stochastic hydrology, continuous simulation modelling, planning and modelling of large-scale urban drainage systems, planning and modelling of large-scale water distribution systems, reliability analysis and water quality analysis of water distribution systems, and the master planning process for urban drainage and drinking water systems.

Requirements: Prerequisite: CIVL 350. Must be registered in a BSCE or BASC Academic Program.  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 484  Environmental Systems Mgmt  Units: 3.00  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 490  Selected Topics in Civil Engineering  Units: 3.75  

Providing advanced study and application of selected topics in Civil Engineering, this course will be offered periodically by visiting faculty and professionals. Consult the department homepage for opportunities.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 491  Selected Topics in Civil Engineering  Units: 4.00  

Providing advanced study and application of selected topics in Civil Engineering, this course will be offered periodically by visiting faculty and professionals. Consult the department homepage for opportunities.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 500  Civil Engineering Thesis  Units: 4.00  

Working closely with a faculty member, students will conduct research on a civil engineering or related applied science topic. Students will: identify a problem; formulate a research question; and devise and implement a research plan. The nature of the research may involve obtaining experimental measurements, performing field testing and/or numerical analysis, and analysing and interpreting research results. Students will prepare a comprehensive, written technical report and will defend their research in an oral examination. Registration is limited to a maximum of twenty (20) students. PPE will be required for this course at student¿s cost (see course materials for details).

Requirements: PREREQUISITES: successful completion of 3rd year civil engineering with a minimum sessional average of 70%  
Offering Term: FW  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 801  Health and Safety in Civil Engineering Research  Units: 0.00  

Offering Faculty: School of Graduate Studies  
CIVL 820  Topics In Elasticity & Plast.  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 822  Structural design of buried pipes  Units: 1.50  

Overview of soil-pipe interaction, design of rigid pipes for bending moments, design of flexible pipes for thrust and deformation, and design of profiled thermoplastic pipes considering local buckling and local bending. (1.5 credit units)

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 823  Pipe repair using liners  Units: 1.50  

Overview of pipe deterioration and lining methods available for repair, liner design of gravity flow pipes to withstand external fluid and soil loads, and liner design for pressure pipes. Introduces the design code for cured in place liners and the instructor¿s design procedures. (1.5 credit units)

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 824  Pipe replacement using bursting  Units: 1.50  

Overview of pipe replacement by pipe bursting, the causes of ground movement and their effects on other infrastructure, and the expected and allowable pulling forces needed to pull the new pipe into place. It introduces the instructor¿s simplified design tools and their limitations. (1.5 credit units)

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 825  Horizontal directional drilling  Units: 1.50  

Overview of directional drilling, use of drilling mud and causes for and prevention of mud loss, soil-pipe interaction and the expected and allowable pulling forces. It introduces the current ASTM design code and the instructor¿s simplified design tools and their limitations. (1.5 credit units)

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 828  Seviceability Of Concr Struct  Units: 3.00  

This course is intended to provide structural engineers with an in-depth understanding of the performance of reinforced, prestressed and composite concrete-steel structures under service conditions, including both the short and long term performances.  The course deals with the effects of creep and shrinkage of concrete, relaxation of prestressing steel, temperature, and settlement of supports on deflections, cracking and internal forces.  The displacement and force methods of analysis are used to account for these affects in calculating the deformations and time dependent forces and moments.  The course also covers the effects of construction and loading in different stages.  The course deals only with service conditions and doesn¿t deal with concrete structures at the ultimate stage or at failure.  Lecture based, 3 hrs/week.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 830  Advanced Structural Analysis  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 831  Assessment and Monitoring of Infrastructure  Units: 3.00  

This course provides an introduction to commonly used numerical assessment techniques (e.g. plastic collapse and FEA) and discusses the pros and cons of these techniques. Monitoring technologies (e.g. fibre optic sensors, conventional transducers etc.) are then investigated and discussed with a focus on supporting experimental work and assessment.

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 832  Finite Element Analysis  Units: 3.00  

The objective of this course is to introduce the students to the finite element method and its applications in civil engineering using commercial finite element software. A course presenting the fundamental ideas involved in conventional finite element analysis in civil engineering. Domain discretization, interpolation and shape functions, element derivation and types, element stiffness or property equations, assembly procedure, boundary conditions, solution methods for the algebraic equation system, and stress analysis. Students will, throughout the course, write and test their own finite element code through individual subroutine construction as the course progresses.
PREREQUISITE: Students must have a strong background in Numerical Methods, Structural Analysis and Applied Mathematics for Civil Engineers to take this course.

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 833  Advanced Materials for Civil Engineering  Units: 3.00  

Engineering materials, material properties and characterization, modern steel manufacturing; ferrous alloys, structural carbon steels, special steels; structural aluminum, welding effects on metals, Portland cement concretes, morphology and properties, advanced engineering concretes, durability, pozzolans, admixtures, polymers and fibre reinforced polymers, mechanics and durability, selected additional topics, recent advances and applications. Laboratory experiments
will be used to strengthen lecture topics. A seminar project is usually undertaken in this course.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 834  Advanced Reinforced Concrete  Units: 3.00  

Philosophy of design criteria, elementary probabilistic considerations; strength theory for reinforced and prestressed elements in bending, shear and torsion and their interactions; yield line and strip method of slab design; theory of plasticity as applied to concrete. A seminar project is usually undertaken in this course. Three term-hours; lectures. 

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 835  Adv. Infrastructure Materials  Units: 3.00  

History of engineering materials, material properties and characterization; Portland cement concretes, morphology and properties, advanced engineered concretes, durability; ferrous alloys, structural steels, corrosion, special steels; structural aluminum; fibre reinforced polymers, mechanics and durability; selected additional topics; recent advances and applications. A seminar project is usually undertaken in this course. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 836  Advanced Steel Design  Units: 3.00  

Limit States Design theory; stability theory, P-delta effects and the design of beam-columns; design of suspended spun roofs; cost estimation; welded connections; design of plate girder; fatigue design; assessment and repair of fatigue damage.  A project is usually undertaken in this course. Three term-hours. 

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 837  Prestressed Concrete  Units: 3.00  

Behaviour, analysis and design of pretensioned and post-tensioned concrete systems including simply supported and continuous beams. Considerations of prestress losses, cracking, deflection and anchorage zones. A design project is undertaken in the course. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 838  Fibre Reinforced Polymers  Units: 3.00  

This course considers the design of new concrete structures reinforced or prestressed with fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) reinforcement, and the design of FRP repairs for existing concrete structures. Topics will include properties of FRP reinforcement, flexural design with internal FRP, shear design of concrete reinforced with internal FRP, prestressing with FRP, flexural and shear strengthening of concrete beams and slabs with external FRP, and confinement of concrete columns with FRP.  Three term hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 839  App. Struc. Analysis  Units: 3.00  

This course will present a number of advanced approximate methods for analyzing structures. Topics covered  include: analysis of statically indeterminate trusses and frames; model analysis; energy principles; numerical integration for solving structural problems including Newmark¿s method and beams on elastic foundations;  structural vibrations including Rayleigh¿s principle, Stodola¿s iteration technique, and distributed mass systems using Newmark¿s method; structural stability including the energy criterion for stability, lower-bound methods, the method of  Vianello, columns with lateral  loads, Perry¿s approximation, the conjugate beam method, stability of unbraced frames and multi-storey building frames; plastic collapse of plane frames,  including the plastic moment of a cross-section, and limit theorems of plastic collapse; limit analysis of plates and slabs including the upper and lower bound methods, failure mechanisms, combined loading, and the strip method for slab design. Three term hours.

Offering Term: N  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 840  Advanced Soil Mechanics  Units: 3.00  

Current theories on the yielding and failure of normally consolidated and overconsolidated clays and granular materials are presented and discussed in lectures. The usefulness and limitations of critical state theory to predict soil behaviour is then evaluated against real soilbehaviour observed in triaxial tests. Additional advanced topics include: fracture, anisotropy, partial saturation, creep and cyclic loading.  A seminar project is usually undertaken in this course. Three term-hours, (every second year beginning 2005-2006). 

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 842  Foundation Engineering  Units: 3.00  

Topics and seminars to be chosen from soil classification, compaction, swelling, frost, seepage, stress distribution, settlement, site investigation, shallow and deep foundations, site and soil improvements, excavations, retaining and support structures, and overall stability problems. Three term-hours. Held at Queen's or RMC depending on enrolment. NOTE: This is a joint course with RMC Civil Engineering Department.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 843  Landslides  Units: 3.00  

Current theories on the behaviour of partially saturated soils are presented and discussed in lectures with particular attention paid to their application to the topic of slope stability.  The slope stability issues of limit analyses, rapid drawdown, seismic analysis, static liquefaction, three-dimensional effects, and the appropriate choice of design parameters will be discussed.  Design and seminar projects are usually undertaken in this course. Three term-hours, (every second year beginning 2006-2007). 

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 844  Geotechnical analysis 1: Elasticity  Units: 1.50  

Overview of equilibrium and classical elasticity; introduction to elastic finite element analysis; derivation of stiffness equations using the principle of virtual work; static and kinematic boundary conditions; error checking. (1.5 credit units)

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 845  Geotechnical analysis 2: Inelastic analysis  Units: 1.50  

Overview of equilibrium and classical plasticity; failure criteria; flow rule and elastic plastic constitutive response; inelastic finite element analysis; modelling and solution of geotechnical engineering problems. (1.5 credit units)

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 846  Human Factors and GeoEngineering Projects  Units: 3.00  

Human factors affecting the success of geoengineering projects are examined predominantly through a series of Case Studies. A major focus will be on the human related causes of engineering failures (often ending in legal cases). Technical issues will be discussed as needed to understand the issues but a focus will be made on how many poor engineering and/or management decisions accumulated to result in the final problem in most cases.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 847  Geosynthetics In Geotech. Engr  Units: 3.00  

Topics include: types of geosynthetics and manufacturing processes; properties and test methods; methods of analysis and design for geosynthetics used for separation, filtration, soil reinforcement, erosion control and liquid/hazardous waste containment. Held at Queen's or RMC depending on enrolment. Three term-hours, lectures. NOTE: This is a joint course with RMC Civil Engineering Department.  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 848  Landfill Design  Units: 3.00  

Geoenvironmental aspects of waste management are examined with particular emphasis on the design of systems to provide long term protection against groundwater contamination. A major focus is the integration of engineering design and hydrogeologic considerations and contaminant transport through barrier systems and natural soils. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 849  Polymer Microstructure and Testing in Civil Engineering Applications  Units: 1.50  

This course introduces the Microstructure and testing for polymeric materials used in civil engineering applications. This course will be focused on fundamental knowledge essential to civil engineers to understand the performance of polymeric materials used in different applications such as geotechnical engineering and structural engineering. (1.5 credit units)

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 850  Advanced Fluid Mechanics  Units: 3.00  

Fundamental equations of real fluid flows are developed and discussed using vector and tensor notations. Some exact and approximate solutions of these equations are introduced. The stability of laminar flows and the transition to turbulence are examined; the Reynolds equations are derived and some applications of these equations are investigated. The boundary layer concept is introduced. Recent developments in the theory of turbulence are outlined and discussed. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 852  Environmental Fluid Dynamics  Units: 3.00  

Topics to include: conservation equations for turbulent flows; wall-bounded shear flows; spectral dynamics; measurement and modelling of mixing and dissipation in stratified flows; stability of stratified flows; linear, nonlinear and dispersive waves (e.g. seiches, Kelvin waves, Poincare waves and solitary waves); internal wave breaking; convection. Theory will be discussed with reference to field observation, computational and laboratory modelling of lake and ocean flows.Three term-hours.Lectures.

Offering Term: N  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 853  Water Waves  Units: 3.00  

Theories of periodic gravity waves, wave spectrum concepts and applications such as wave-sediment interaction, coastal modelling, coastal morphology and design of structures are the major topics treated. Emphasis will be on both theoretical analysis and practical design as well as on both hydraulic and mathematical modelling. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 855  Hydrodynamics Of Coasts  Units: 3.00  

Equilibrium theory of tides, tide recording, tidal analysis and prediction, one and two-dimensional tidal computation in estuaries and seas, salinity, sedimentation, pollution in estuaries, storm surges and tsunamis, and tidal inlets are the major topics treated. Emphasis will be on both theoretical analysis and practical design. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 856  River Morphodynamics  Units: 3.00  

Aspects of the bed and bank deformation of alluvial rivers will be addressed. Topics covered include hydraulics of flow in river channels; mechanics and quantification of sediment transport; sediment transport continuity equation; bed forms and flow resistance; regime concept and determination of equilibrium (stable) alluvial channels; adjustments of equilibrium and river channel changes; geometry and mechanics of meandering and braiding streams; local scour and related problems. Computer-aided study of alluvial river processes will be discussed. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 857  River Engineering  Units: 3.00  

A course in the basics of river engineering including the study of alluvial process, the prediction and consequences of sediment transport, the design of measures to control erosion and accretion, and the design of dams, spillways and diversions. Hydraulic modelling of fluvial processes and engineering structures is addressed. Water quality including transport and mixing of conservative and non-conservative substances is discussed. Techniques for water quality monitoring, and control and bioengineering in a riverine environment are also addressed. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 858  Computational Hydraulics  Units: 3.00  

Fundamental numerical algorithms and computational schemes will be introduced and applied to the solution of flows frequently encountered in the practice of hydraulic engineering. Topics covered include solution of non-linear equations; tridiagonal and block-tridiagonal systems of equations; solution of partial differential equations (finite difference schemes, control volume approach); grid generation. Applications to the determination of flow velocity and pressure fields of selected 1-D and 2-D laminar and turbulent open-channel flows will be considered. Three term-hours.

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 859  Fundamentals Of Coastal Engr.  Units: 3.00  

This course covers basic wave theory, wave measurement, wave statistics, wave record analysis, wave transformation, tides, water levels and storm surges. It introduces design of breakwaters and ocean structures, and uses hydraulic and numerical coastal models. Utilization of bioengineering in the coastal zone is addressed. Design and construction issues associated with harbours and marinas are discussed. Shoreline stability in relation to sediment transport and external environmental parameters are introduced. Environmental considerations, coastal zone management, coastal sediment transport and design in the coastal zone are also treated.  Three term-hours.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 870  Transportation Studies  Units: 3.00  

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 874  Advanced Pavement Design  Units: 3.00  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 879  Transportation Systems  Units: 54.00  

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
CIVL 880  Subsurface Contamination  Units: 3.00  

This course deals with subsurface contamination by hazardous industrial liquids such as PCB oils, gasoline, jet fuel, chlorinated solvents and coal tars. The fundamentals of multiphase/multicomponent flow and transport will be outlined followed by specific treatments of both dense and light non-aqueous phase liquids. The course will examine the subsurface distribution of these liquids, sampling and detection, clean-up technologies, regulatory aspects, and selected case histories. (CIVL-480 plus additional material.) Three term-hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 881  Fractured Rock Flow/Transport  Units: 3.00  

The course will cover a review of structural geology relevant to hydrogeology, an introduction to the cubic law, transport in discrete fractures, flow and transport in fracture networks, methods for measurement of parameters (i.e. hydraulic testing), modelling of flow through fractures and fracture networks, groundwater flow in low permeability environments and a detailed case study. 

Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  
CIVL 882  Groundwater Modeling Technique  Units: 3.00  

This course will provide an advanced treatment of groundwater modeling techniques. The student will be introduced to analytical methods based on advanced calculus and to traditional and novel numerical methods. Topics in analytical methods will include the Laplace transform technique for PDEs, other integral transform methods, the analytical element method, and applications to radial groundwater flow and linear solute transport problems. Topics in numerical methods will include the Galerkin finite element technique, the use of quadrilateral, triangular, and line elements, an introduction to direct and iterative solvers, and applications to linear and non-linear groundwater flow and transport problems. Three term hours.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 883  Gases in Groundwater  Units: 3.00  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 884  Field Methods in the Hydrogeology of Fractured Rock  Units: 3.00  

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 885  Chemistry Of Natural Waters  Units: 3.00  

This course covers several topics in the area of natural water chemistry including: dilute aqueous solution chemistry of surface and groundwater systems; chemical kinetics and equilibrium; acid-base chemistry; coordination chemistry; precipitation, dissolution and complex formation; carbonate, phosphate and chlorine chemistry; oxidation-reduction reactions and corrosion; and solution of multi-equilibria problems. Three term hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 886  Biological Treatment Processes  Units: 3.00  

This course will develop the principles and operation of biological treatment processes with particular emphasis on the microbiological aspects of these operations. The application and design of different treatment methodologies, incorporating aerobic and anaerobic techniques, will be detailed for various wastes. The management, processing and disposal of treatment residuals will be presented. Selected advanced and innovative small-scale treatment options will be described. Three-term-hours.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 887  Biomass Conversion  Units: 3.00  

This course introduces the pertinent underlying concepts for the conversion of biomass to bioenergy, biofuels and higher value bio-based products considering the interface of biotechnology, microbiology, chemistry and material science and how processes can be successfully engineered to support/promote environmentally sound practices.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 888  Groundwater Flow & Transport  Units: 3.00  

This advanced course examines the theoretical foundations of ground-water flow and contaminant transport. Topics covered include potential concepts, groundwater flow, aquifer-aquitard systems, unsaturated flow, reactive and non-reactive solute transport, stochastic flow and transport, fractured media, and density-dependent transport. Three term-hours.

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 889  Bioremediation  Units: 3.00  

Bioremediation as an option to treat contaminated soils, ground water, fresh water and the marine environments. Advantages and disadvantages of bioremediation compared to nonbiological processes. Factors affecting choice of in situ or ex situ processes. Assessment of biodegradability; biostimulation vs. bioaugmentation; mineralization vs. partial degradation; factors affecting microbial activity (choice of electron acceptor, toxicity of pollutant, C/N/P ratio, co-substrates, soil humidity, pH and temperature); bioavailability of pollutant. Biodegradation of specific contaminants (eg. Diesel fuel, polychlorinated biphenyls, dyestuffs, aromatic and polyaromatic hydrocarbons) will be studied in detail. This course is co-taught with CHEE-884.
EXCLUSION: CHEE-884

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 890  Water Network Analysis/Design  Units: 3.00  

Topics to include: review of basic fluid mechanics of closed-conduit flow; hydraulic characteristics of pumps, valves, tanks and reservoirs; network hydraulics (includes pipes in series and parallel, systems of equations for steady state network flow and solution algorithms, fire analysis, unsteady flow conditions, extended period simulation, hydraulic transients); water quality simulation (includes transport mechanisms, reaction kinetics, mixing in storage facilities, transport and mixing in pipe network, steady state and dynamic water quality modelling); water demand and design standards; master planning of water networks. The course will also cover advanced topics in: water network optimization, sensor placement, contaminant detection, sustainable water systems, dual water systems and water re-use. Three term hours.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 891  Water Quality in Distribution Systems  Units: 3.00  

This course presents approaches to analyze and model drinking water quality and discolouration in distribution systems. The course covers approaches in aquatic chemistry for the testing of drinking water. Transport processes and advanced topics in discolouration of drinking water are examined with emphasis on the measurement and modelling of the growth and mobilization of cohesive layers in pipes.

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 892  Structural Dynamics  Units: 3.00  

The objective of this course is to introduce students to structural dynamics and its practical application in earthquake engineering. Topics include single and multi-degree-of-freedom systems, formulation of equations of motion, methods of analytical mechanics, free and forced vibration, numerical methods and the use of computer software for the response analysis of structural systems.

Offering Term: W  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 895  Special Topics In Civil Engr.  Units: 3.00  

Current topics of interest to civil engineering students, as well as other engineering and non-engineering students, will be presented. Staff

Offering Term: F  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 896  Sustainable Engineering in Remote Areas  Units: 3.00  

This seminar/workshop series and associated online modules are comprised of three main streams including Aboriginal issues (culture, legal and policy issues), social issues and sustainability standards, and business skills training. This course is a mandatory component of the NSERC CREATE training program on Sustainable Engineering in Remote Areas.

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 897  Water Policy and Governance  Units: 3.00  

This course investigates waters governance from the science, engineering and policy aspects found around the world. This course is designed to engage graduate students in discussions on a wide range of governance issues relating to water in a way that is relevant to their current field of study. Specific policies and governance that are relevant world-wide will be covered and include climate change, water quality, water supply, water and the environment and water and human health. This course, although placed in the Department of Civil Engineering, is designed for inclusion in the course offerings from departments across Queen's University.

Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 898  Master's Project Work  Units: 3.00  

The department requires three copies of a Master's Report. These will be retained by the department.

Offering Term: FWS  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 899  Master's Thesis Research  Units: 6.00  

See Graduate School regulations concerning thesis requirements.

Offering Term: FWS  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci  
CIVL 999  Ph. D. Thesis Research  Units: 6.00  

See Graduate School regulations concerning thesis requirements.

Offering Term: FWS  
Offering Faculty: Fac of Engineering Appl Sci