Construction Engineering (CONE)

CONE 960  PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (0 credits)

CONE 0960 is required of CONE majors prior to graduation. The work experience must be pre-approved by the faculty adviser in the CONE department. Work experience in a construction related work area.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Senior standing

CONE 8166  WOOD/CONTEMPORARY MATERIALS DESIGN (3 credits)

Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosophies and codes. Overview of materials design. Masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis. (Cross-listed with CONE 4160)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CIVE 341

CONE 8176  FORMWORK SYSTEMS (3 credits)

Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosphies and codes. Overview of materials design, masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis. (Cross-listed with CONE 4170)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CONE 4160; Pre/Co-req.: CIVE 441

CONE 8210  CONSTRUCTION RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT (3 credits)

The overall process of hazards risk management (risk identification, risk analysis, risk assessment, risk communication), risk based decision making and risk mitigation. Classification of building stock, defining vulnerability, risk assessment methods, assessing economic losses and cost benefit analysis. Case studies will be used to demonstrate the application of risk management principles/techniques in practice.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): STAT 3800. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

CONE 8506  SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION (3 credits)

Sustainable construction and its application to the green building industry. Topics include: the LEED certification process, sustainable building site management, efficient wastewater applications, optimizing energy performance, indoor environmental issues, performance measurement/verification, recycled content and certified renewable materials. (Cross-listed with CONE4500)

CONE 8596  INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (3 credits)

This course instructs CAD users on the effective use of Building Information Model (BIM) for integration of design, document and construction estimate. Topics include: model-based 3D design, file formats, interoperability, and MEP modeling. (Cross-listed with CONE 4590)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CNST 1120, or Graduate standing in AE, CIVE, CNST or CONE.

CONE 8666  HEAVY AND/OR CIVIL ESTIMATING (3 credits)

Estimating techniques and strategies for heavy and/or civil construction. Unit pricing, heavy and civil construction takeoffs and estimating, equipment analysis, overhead cost and allocations, estimating software and government contracts. (Cross-listed with CONE 4660).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CONE2410 and CONE3780 and CONE4850

CONE 8816  HIGHWAY & BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION (3 credits)

The methods and equipment required in the construction of roads and bridges. Methods and equipment necessary for roads and bridges. Substructure and superstructures, precast and cast-in-place segments, and standard and specialized equipment. (Cross-listed with CONE4810)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CONE2410 or CNST2410

CONE 8826  HEAVY AND/OR CIVIL CONSTRUCTION (3 credits)

Application of management principles to the construction of heavy and/or civil projects. History, theory, and methods of planning and constructing heavy and/or civil projects. Emerging equipment and new equipment capabilities. Economical use of equipment and managing costs associated with production. (Cross-listed with CNST 4820, CNST 8826, CONE 4820).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): (ARCH major or AE major or CIVE major or CNST major or CONE major), not open to nondegree students

CONE 8836  SUPPORT OF EXCAVATION (3 credits)

The design and placement of excavation supports according to OSHA requirements and industry standards. A variety of routine to moderately complex support systems. Open excavations, heet piling and cofferdams. Soil mechanics, lateral loads, hydrology, and pumping methods. (Cross-listed with CONE4830)

CONE 8856  CONSTRUCTION PLANNING, SCHEDULING, AND CONTROLS (3 credits)

Planning and scheduling a construction project using the critical path methods (CPM) with computer applications. Project pre-planning, logic networks, network construction, time estimates, critical path, float time, crash programs, scheduling and monitoring project activities. (Cross-listed with CNST 4850, CNST 8856, CONE 4850)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): CNST 3780 and CNST 2250.

CONE 8950  GRADUATE INTERNSHIP (3 credits)

Open only to Construction Management graduate students. Participation in a full-time summer internship with an approved Construction Engineering or Construction Management related entity. Includes weekly assignments and a final presentation that are designed to create interaction between the Construction entity and the intern, and associated with the business aspects of the entity. General topics include Business Plans, Marketing, Finance and Budgets, Contracts, Legal Issues and Professionalism. (Cross-listed with CNST 8950)

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Permission. Not open to non-degree graduate students.

CONE 8980  SPECIAL TOPICS IN CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING (1-6 credits)

Individual and small group investigation of special topics in construction engineering. A signed student-instructor learning contact is required. Topics vary.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Master of engineering in construction or related discipline and permission. Not open to non-degree graduate Students.

CONE 9990  DOCTORAL DISSERTATION (1-24 credits)

None provided

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair. Not open to nondegree students.