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202000042
Fundamentals of Civil Engineering
Cursus informatie
Cursus202000042
Studiepunten (ECTS)2
CursustypeOnderwijseenheid
VoertaalEngels
Contactpersoondr. S.R. Miller
E-mails.r.miller@utwente.nl
Docenten
Examinator
dr.ir. E.M. Horstman
Examinator
dr. S.R. Miller
Contactpersoon van de cursus
dr. S.R. Miller
Docent
M. Pena Acosta
Collegejaar2022
Aanvangsblok
1A
OpmerkingPart of module 1 B-CE
AanmeldingsprocedureZelf aanmelden via OSIRIS Student
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Cursusdoelen
  • Explain the history and role that Civil Engineering fulfils in society
  • Apply basic principles of Construction Material Design, Road Design, Water Management, and Infrastructure Project Delivery in an urban context
  • Explain the different roles and responsibilities of public clients and contractors in infrastructure projects
  • Explain the physical and mechanical properties of the most common construction materials used in Civil Engineering
  • Determine and test design requirements related to construction materials
  • Design, test and analyze concrete mixes in the laboratory using state of the art methods

 
Inhoud

This is a part of Module 1, Introduction to Civil Engineering of the Bachelor Civil Engineering. See here for the complete description of this module.

Fundamentals of Civil Engineering is an introductory course that provides students with the first insights into the world of Civil Engineering. Students are introduced to a range of topics in four (4) main pillars: Construction Materials, Road Design, Water Management, and Project Management. Students explore the world of Civil Engineering through understanding its history and role in society, through understanding the roles of designers, contractors and public clients in infrastructure provision and through applying basic design principles, functional requirements and specifications.

Assessment :
  Description Test type Weighting  (%)
1 Construction Materials Assignment 1 7,5
2 Construction Materials Assignment 2 7,5
3 Geometric Design Assignment 3 15
4 Water Management Assignment 4 15
5 Fundamentals of Civil Engineering Exam 55

External students who are interested in this elective: please contact p.jansen@utwente.nl

Participating study
Bachelor Civil Engineering
Module
Module 1
Verplicht materiaal
Book
E-Book: Fundamentals of Transportation (Levinson, L., Liu, H., Garrison, W., Danczyk, A. and Corbett, M.) Source: http://en.wikibooks.org/w/index.php
Book
E-Book:More Urban Water (F. Hooimeijer) - free access for students ISBN: 9780429182877
Course material
Lecture slides: Water Management
Course material
Lecture slides: Construction Materials
Course material
Lecture slides:Road Design
Aanbevolen materiaal
Book
E-Book: Construction Materials. Their nature and behavior (P.L.J. Domone & J.M. Illstone)
Werkvormen
Assessment
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Assignment
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Lecture

Other education
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Presentation(s)
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Self study without assistance

Toetsen
Final Grade

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