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KFUPM - Civil Engineering Department

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Civil Engineering Department
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals


AN EXCITING CAREER WITH AN INCREDIBLE HISTORY AND A TREMENDOUS FUTURE PAST PRESENT Our faculty and staff are dedicated to promoting personal & professional development and preparing our students to enter the Civil Engineering profession and to pursue advanced studies at the graduate level

Wheather you are a prospective student, a current student, an alumnus, an industry partner or a professional colleague; we hope that you find the information presented here enjoyable and informative

Please feel free to contact the
Chairman’s office (16-129) for any questions, comments, or suggestions.
We appreciate your interest and value your input. What is Civil Engineering? Look around you
in any urbanized area and most of what you see is the result of
Civil Engineering! Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings. It is traditionally broken into several sub-disciplines including environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transportation engineering, water resources engineering, materials engineering, surveying, and construction engineering. Therefore, Civil Engineering is a broad engineering discipline that incorporates many different aspects of engineering and offers graduates a flexible, well-rewarded and diverse career with the chance to work and travel over the world. Why Civil Engineering? High demand:

Our society would not work without civil engineering. Infrastructure supports our daily life – roads and harbors, railways and airports, hospitals, sports stadiums and schools, access to drinking water and shelter from the weather. There has never been a better time to pursue a graduate career in civil engineering; today, civilization relies more than ever on teams of inventive people to design, build and maintain the sophisticated environment that surrounds us. Excellent Career:

A graduate career in civil engineering suits those who want a challenge, self-expression, achievement and personal reward through their work. If you would like to combine your technical knowledge and creative flair to solve problems, civil engineering is an excellent career choice. Have a say in what the world will look like:

How many jobs affect how our environment looks and works? For many civil engineers, it is the way they can change our surroundings and improve the lives of millions of people that draws them to the profession. They see whole projects through each stage from feasibility to design and implementation. International opportunities:

Civil engineering offers unparalleled opportunities to work overseas. By becoming professionally qualified, you will be able to enter the international workplace and work abroad for the short or long term. Ongoing opportunities:

Civil engineering is a growing industry. Increasing population and the need for better and more secure infrastructure means more civil engineers are needed. Civil engineering attracts a broad range of people because it draws on many different artistic and scientific talents. The opportunities and roles within the profession are diverse. There is no shortage of work for those with the right skills, knowledge and attitude. Know your industry:

Civil engineering employers come in all shapes and sizes, from small to medium enterprises to multinational organizations. It is important to make sure you choose the right company for you. If you are interested in graduate career in civil engineering at KFUPM then find out more by contacting one of the following:
- Chairman of Civil Engineering Department
(Office 16-129)
- Any Civil Engineering faculty member (offices in the lower level of Building 16) Pyramids of Egypt constructed 2630 BCE–2611 BCE The Roman Colosseum - Rome construction started in 72 AD The majestic Tower Bridge Completed in 1894 Panama Canal began in 1880, was completed in 1914 Hoover Dam - USA constructed between 1931 and 1936 Golden Gate Bridge - USA 1933 - 1937 Tower of Pisa - Italy 1172 Atomium - Belgium 1958 From the pyramids of Egypt to the exploration of space, civil engineers have always faced the challenges of the
future - advancing civilization and building our quality of life. Today, the world is undergoing vast changes - the technological revolution,population growth, environmental concerns, and more.
All create unique challenges for civil engineers. The next decades will be the most creative, demanding, and rewarding times for civil engineers. Throughout history, civil engineers have designed and built facilities that have advanced civilization and have provided for a higher standard of living. Today, civil engineers are in the forefront of technology. They are the leading users of sophisticated high-tech products - applying the very latest concepts in computer-aided design (CAD) during design, construction, project scheduling, and cost control. Civil engineering is about community service, development, and improvement. It involves the conception, planning, design, construction, and operation of facilities essential to modern life, ranging from transit systems to offshore structures to space satellites. Civil engineers are problem solvers, meeting the challenges of pollution, traffic
congestion, drinking water and energy needs, urban redevelopment, and community planning. Civil Engineering: Technical Specialties Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Geotechnical Engineering Structural Engineering As a structural engineer, you will face the challenge of analyzing and designing structures to ensure that they safely perform their purpose. They must support their own weight and resist dynamic environmental loads such as hurricanes, earthquakes, blizzards, floods, and even terrorist explosions. Stadiums,
arenas, skyscrapers, offshore oil structures, space platforms, amusement park rides, bridges, office buildings, and homes are a few of the many types of projects in which structural engineers are involved. You will develop and utilize knowledge of the properties and behaviors of steel, concrete, aluminum, timber, and plastic as well as new
and exotic materials. To make certain that the plans are being followed, you will often be on the construction site inspecting and verifying the work. The skills of environmental engineers are becoming increasingly important as we attempt to protect the fragile resources of our planet.
Environmental engineers translate physical, chemical, and biological processes into systems to destroy toxic substances, remove pollutants from water, reduce non-hazardous solid waste volumes, eliminate contaminants from the air, and develop groundwater supplies. In this field, you might be called upon to resolve problems of providing safe drinking water, cleaning up sites contaminated with hazardous materials, cleaning up and preventing air pollution, treating wastewater, and managing solid wastes. As a water resources engineer, you might be involved in the design, construction, or maintenance of
hydroelectric power facilities, canals, dams, pipelines, pumping stations, locks, or seaport facilities. Almost all of the facilities that make up our infrastructure are in, on, or with earth materials, and geotechnical engineering is the discipline that deals with applications of technology to solve these problems. Examples of facilities in the earth are tunnels, deep foundations, and pipelines. Highway pavements and many buildings are supported on the earth. And earth dams, levees, embankments, and slopes are constructed with the earth. In addition, many soil-like waste materials are deposited in containment areas. To design these facilities, geotechnical engineers must conduct analysis based on the principles of mechanics and mathematics. These analysis require input data to quantify the properties of the earth materials, and this information is usually obtained from laboratory or field tests. Transportation Engineering Because the quality of a community is directly related to the quality of its transportation system, your function as a transportation engineer will be to move people, goods, and materials safely
and efficiently. Your challenge will be to find ways to meet the increasing travel needs on land, air and sea. You will design, construct, and maintain all types of facilities, including highways, railroads, airfields, and ports. An important part of transportation engineering is to upgrade our transportation capability by improving traffic control and mass transit systems, and by introducing high-speed trains, people movers, and other new transportation methods. Begin Building Your Future Now Do you enjoy solving problems and putting your ideas into action? Are you curious about how things work and how to make them better? Are you interested in improving the environment? Are you socially aware and interested in helping people live better? These are some of the qualities shared by all civil engineers. They also make sound decisions and are good communicators, using speaking, writing, and listening skills. If you share some of the traits, civil engineering may be the perfect career for you. Group Group Member Member Member Member Member Member Experienced faculty (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr Why Civil Engineering at KFUPM? copy paste branches if you need more.... Undergraduate Course Description CE 101 Engineering Graphics ( 1-3-2)

An introductory course on the “language of engineering” and the use of drafting instruments and machines. Topics include freehand sketching, graphic geometry, orthographic projection, sectional and auxiliary views, dimensioning, intersections, developments, and introduction to working drawings and an overview of computer graphics. CE 201 Statics ( 3-0-3)

Basic concepts and principles of mechanics; vector algebra; equilibrium of particles in two and three dimensions; definition of moment and couple; reduction of systems forces; equilibrium of rigid bodies; statically determinate structures including beams, trusses, frames, and machines; internal forces; shear force and bending moment diagrams in beams; friction and its applications, centroid and center of gravity of lines, areas, and volumes; moment of inertia and radius of gyration. CE 203 Structural Mechanics I ( 3-0-3)

Concepts of stress, strain, and constitutive relations; stress and deformation of axially loaded members; thermal stresses; pressure vessels; energy concepts; torsion of circular and thin-walled sections; shear and bending moment diagrams in beams; elastic bending and shear stresses in beams; compound stresses; stress transformation; bending moment-curvature equation; deflection of beams; singularity functions methods, analysis and design applications. CE 215 Computer Graphics ( 2-3-3)

The course focus on the following topics: Introduction to Computer Aided Design and Drafting, (CADD), 2D Drawings with AutoCAD includes Multi-view Projection, Dimensions, Sections, Auxiliary Views, Free Hand Sketching, Mining and Civil Engineering Problems, Metallic Members and their Connections, Bearing and Slope of Lines and Planes, Contour Map Lines, Cut and Fill, Blue Print Reading, and 3D Drawings. CE 230 Engineering Fluid Mechanics ( 3-0-3)

Properties of fluids, hydrostatics with applications to manometers, forces on plane and curved surfaces, buoyancy, equations of continuity, energy and linear momentum with applications, dimensional analysis, dynamic similarity, open channel flow, conduit flow. CE 261 Surveying I ( 1-3-2)

Introduction to measuring units; direct distance measurement with tapes; tape corrections; electronic distance measurement; levels and leveling; longitudinal profiles and cross sections; contouring; area and volume computations; the theodolite and angular measurements; optical distance measurements; rectangular coordinates; traverse surveys and computations; mapping; introduction to GPS and GIS. CE 303 Structural Materials ( 3-3-4)

Composition and properties of hydraulic cements; characteristics of local aggregates and water; properties of fresh concrete; production, handling and placement of cement and fresh concrete in the local environment; properties of hardened concrete; mix design; special concretes; introduction to pavement types; asphalt cement types, properties and usage; properties of aggregate for asphalt concrete mixes; asphalt concrete mix design concept; types, engineering properties, and usage of structural steel; introduction to aluminum, timber, glass, plastics and other structural materials. Laboratory sessions on tests of concrete constituents, fresh and hardened concrete, aggregate gradation and mix design, flexure behavior of reinforced concrete beams, physical properties and testing of asphalt binders, asphalt concrete mix design; hardness test, tensile and torsion tests on metals, measurement of Poisson’s ratio and stress concentration, and bending tests on steel beams. CE 305 Structural Analysis I ( 3-0-3)

Shear force and bending moment diagrams for frames; influence lines for beams, frames and 2D trusses; displacement of beams by moment area, and conjugate beam methods; displacements of beams, frames and trusses by virtual work; analysis of statically indeterminate structures; method of consistent deformation, energy methods, slope-deflection and moment distribution; introduction to the flexibility and stiffness matrix methods and computer applications. CE 312 Introduction to CE Design ( 1-0-1)

A broad introduction to design in all four disciplines; design landscape and requirements related to data, information, specification and codes, methods and tools, design considerations and constraints; issues related to safety, economy and impact; professional ethics and responsibility; design drawings; a small-scale project work to complement student’s understanding. CE 315 Reinforced Concrete I ( 2-3-3)

Behavior and design of reinforced rectangular and T-sections in flexure; doubly reinforced sections; behavior and design of beams for shear; bond and development length including splices and cut-off points; design of one-way solid and joist floor slabs; design of short columns; design of isolated footings; introduction to pre-stressing and pre-cast construction; use of STAAD. Pro and other computer software's in design; completion of a design project; site visits. CE 318 Numerical & Statistical Methods in Civil Engineering ( 2-3-3)

Introduction to numerical methods; error analysis; solution of system of linear and nonlinear equations; numerical integration; numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations; curve fitting and interpolation; statistical methods, descriptive statistics, probability distributions, analysis of variance and regression; introduction to linear programming and optimization problems; development and application of computer programs to case studies derived from civil engineering practices. CE 330 Environmental Engineering Principles ( 3-0-3)

Introduction to major environmental pollution issues; Analyses of water quality; Municipal solid waste management and disposal; Hazardous waste testing, management, and treatment; Air pollution characteristics, effects, measurements, control, meteorology, and dispersion; Noise pollution control; Introduction to wastewater testing, treatment and reuse; Environment Impact Assessment. CE 341 Transportation Engineering ( 3-0-3)

Transportation system in Saudi Arabia; transportation planning and evaluation; vehicle characteristics; human factors; geometric design of highways and intersections; basis of pavement design; introduction to capacity analysis of highways and intersections; introduction to airport planning and design; application of transportation related software's. CE 353 Geotechnical Engineering I ( 3-3-4)

Soil formation and identification; index and classification properties of soils; clay minerals; soil compaction; capillarity, swelling, shrinkage and effective stresses; flow of water in soils; compressibility and consolidation; stress in soils; shear strength of cohesive and cohesion less soils; introduction to lateral earth pressure and shallow foundation. CE 401 Concrete Technology ( 2-3-3)

In-depth study of composition, characteristics and hydration of cements; structure and properties of hardened cement paste; local aggregates; workability, strength, volume changes and permeability of concrete; failure mechanisms of plain concrete; production, handling and quality control of concrete; mix design; special concretes such as fiber reinforced concrete, Ferro-cement and polymer impregnated; durability problems of concrete in the Gulf environment; preventive measures, specifications and construction techniques for local conditions. CE 402 Durability, Evaluation and Repair of Concrete Structures ( 3-0-3)

Durability problems of concrete in the Gulf environment; factors causing deterioration in the local conditions; manifestations and mechanisms of sulfate attack, corrosion of reinforcement, salt weathering, environmental cracking and cement-aggregate reaction; deterioration of concrete in sea water; preventive measures; diagnosis and evaluation of deterioration, repair materials and techniques. CE 405 Structural Analysis II ( 3-0-3)

Review of matrix algebra and solution of simultaneous equations; flexibility (force) method analysis; stiffness (displacement) method of analysis; 2-Dtrusses, beams and frames; development of computer programs using the stiffness method; use of available computer packages for applications in structural analysis; introduction to the Finite Element Method; introduction to Structural Stability. CE 406 Structural Mechanics II ( 3-0-3)

Bending of beams of non-symmetrical sections; shear center; energy concepts including Rayleigh-Ritz method; use of classical and energy methods in the analysis of curved beams; torsion of prismatic members; beams on elastic foundations; introduction to finite difference and finite element methods; beam-columns; failure theories and members with cracks. CE 408 Steel Design I ( 2-3-3)

Properties of structural steel; steel sections and introduction to load resistance factor design (LFRD), design of tension members, compression members and capacity calculations; laced columns width-thickness ratios; design of beams with and without lateral supports; design of members under combined axial and bending loads; design and details of simple bolted and welded connections, and an introduction to common building connections; use of software for design of elements and overall design of frames. CE 415 Reinforced Concrete II ( 2-3-3)

Behavior and design of columns under axial load and bending including slenderness effects; design of wall footings; design of combined footings; ACI Code provisions for serviceability requirements; deflection of flexural members; design of two-ways lab son beams using the ACI Direct Design Method; analysis and design of frames and continuous beams; design of one-way joist floor system; design of beam column joints; design of stairs behavior and design of retaining walls; introduction to pre-stressed concrete; design project of multistory building with two-way flooring system which integrates the design of different structural components; computer application in interactive design. CE 418 Steel Design II ( 3-0-3)

Introduction to elastic-plastic material behavior; plastic analysis and design of continuous beams and simple frames using load resistance factor design (LRFD); design of built-up beams and plate girders; optimum proportioning of I-beam; design of composite section analysis; design for torsion; design of semi-rigid and rigid connections; computer application and usage in design of rigid frames and steel buildings. CE 421 Construction Methods and Management ( 3-0-3)

An overview of construction industry, contracts, contract documents and professional liabilities, issues during construction phase, business ownership, cost estimation, equipment productivity; concrete form design; planning and scheduling, resource leveling, cost control; introduction to pert, construction management aspects; materials management, construction productivity and safety. CE 431 Hydrologic Engineering ( 3-0-3)

Review of fundamentals of hydrology and advanced treatment for estimation of elements of the hydrologic cycle; hydrologic flood routing; probability concepts in hydrology, flood frequency analysis; hydrologic principles in engineering design; computer applications in hydrology and introduction to minor structure design. CE 432 Hydraulic Engineering ( 3-0-3)

Open channel concepts leading to the development of gradually varied flow computation, computer-aided profile computation, hydraulic factors for the design of reservoirs, dams, spillways and stilling basins. Hydraulic models and similitude's; fundamentals of pumps and turbines; selection of pumps. CE 433 Ground Water Engineering ( 3-0-3)

Introduction and definitions, groundwater storage and supply, Darcy’s Law and its limitation, Dupuit approximation, steady and unsteady flows in confined and unconfined aquifers, radial flow towards wells, storage coefficient and safe yield in a water-table aquifer, design of wells, methods of drilling and construction, development of maintenance of wells. CE 436 Open Channel Hydraulics ( 3-0-3)

Analysis and characteristics of flow in open channels; channel design considerations including uniform flow, flow measuring devices, gradually varied flow, flood routing, rapidly varied flow; hydraulic factors for the design of reservoirs, dams, spillways and stilling basins. CE 438 Hydraulic Systems Design ( 2-3-3)

Fundamental principles and design of water supply, sanitary and storm sewer systems and their components, including pipes, pumps, storage facilities, open-channels, culverts; computer applications in the design and analysis of hydraulic systems. CE 439 Civil Engineering Systems Analysis ( 3-0-3)

Techniques commonly associated with systems engineering; new techniques applicable to design and operations of civil engineering systems; linear optimization, linear programming, transportation and assignment problems, network analysis; simulation techniques; decision analysis; nonlinear optimization; critical path method. CE 440 Highway and Airport Materials ( 3-0-3)

Construction materials; asphalt cement; emulsified asphalt; foamed asphalt; Portland cement asphalts; cement; aggregates and asphalt additives; specifications; material selection and evaluation; tests of asphalts and aggregates, mix design procedures for hot and cold asphalt mixes, including Marshall and SuperPave; mix design for Portland cement concrete mixes for rigid pavements; characterization techniques; modulus of resilience; fatigue and rutting performance prediction; field quality control procedures; Computer applications in materials evaluation and design. CE 441 Design of Pavement ( 3-0-3)

Pavement types and design factors; stresses and strains in flexible and rigid pavements; traffic analysis and design considerations; material characterization; performance evaluation; reliability aspects in design and construction; structural thickness design of highway and airport pavements using different methodologies; pavement evaluation; Computer application in pavement design. CE 442 Construction and Maintenance of Highways and Airports ( 3-0-3)

Selection and processing of construction materials; asphalt concrete mix design; asphalt plants operation; material placement and compaction methods; quality control; earthwork, highway drainage and roadside requirements; construction standards; pavement performance and evaluation; pavement distress identification; surface treatments; techniques; application and design; overlay design; pavement recycling techniques; computer applications. CE 444 Traffic Engineering and Roadway Safety ( 3-0-3)

Vehicle, roadway and driver characteristics; traffic engineering and safety studies; highway capacity analysis; traffic control methods and devices; intersection signalization and signal timing; fundamentals of intersection design; parking facilities; introduction to attenuation devices; Intelligent transportation system; computer applications. CE 453 Geotechnical Engineering II ( 3-0-3)

Fundamental relations of elasticity and plasticity in soil masses; unsaturated soils behavior; deformation properties of cohesionless and cohesive soils; advanced strength concepts in soils and stress path; slope stability analysis; introduction to soil dynamics. CE 454 Soil Stabilization and Site Improvement ( 3-0-3)

General survey of soil types and their behavior and the available techniques for improvement; shallow and deep mechanical modifications; modifications by admixtures and grouting; modifications by inclusions; the use of geosynthetic material in filtration, seepage control, separation, reinforcement and water retention; hydraulic modifications; and treatment of marginal soils. CE 455 Foundation and Earth Structure Design ( 3-0-3)

Site investigation, including determination of soil properties for design; bearing capacity theory of shallow foundation; settlement of building foundations; design and analysis of retaining walls, sheet piles and braced excavations; design of pile and pier foundations. CE 464 Project Surveying ( 3-0-3)

Laser systems and alignment, electronic distance measurement with high precision, land subdivision and legal aspects; route surveying, hydrographic surveying, mine surveying, construction surveying, ruin surveying, industrial surveying, plane table surveying, structure deformation measurement and monitoring, earth crustal deformation measurement. CE 471 Water and Wastewater, Treatment and Reuse ( 2-3-3)

Water treatment including pre-design issues, desalination, lime softening, sedimentation, filtration, membrane systems, ion exchange, adsorption, and disinfection technologies; Wastewater treatment including fundamentals of reactor design, activated sludge system, membrane bioreactor, trickling filter, and secondary clarifier; Natural wastewater treatment technologies for smaller and remote communities; Wastewater reuse including water scarcity issues, legal issues, health issues, technical issues & methodologies, areas of application, and case studies. CE 472 Environmental Engineering ( 3-0-3)

Analyses of stream and estuary water quality; composition and disposal of solid wastes; types of hazardous waste generated, and their management; sources, characteristics, and effects of air pollution; meteorology of inversions and dispersion of pollutants; health effects of noise pollution and its control; application of computer models in analysis of environmental data. CE 473 Design and Operation of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plants ( 3-0-3)

Theory and practice in sanitary engineering including the concepts of processing, design, economic evaluation and computer analysis; class projects incorporating practical considerations in the design and operation of treatment units and the combining of unit processing in water and wastewater treatment plants; field trips will be organized to visit various types of treatment plants in operation. CE 474 Municipal Solid Waste Management ( 3-0-3)

Problems, regulations, collection, handling, recycling and disposal issues related to municipal solid wastes; Characterization of municipal solid wastes including physical, chemical, and biological characteristics; Integrated municipal solid waste management practices including resource recovery, composting, incineration, and landfill design CE 475 Water Distribution and Wastewater Collection System ( 3-0-3)

Design of pumping stations employing both constant speed and variable speed pumps; design of water distribution systems with computer analysis incorporating storage reservoirs, booster pumping, and control valves; design of wastewater collection systems including gravity flow sewers, force mains, and lift stations; and operation of utilities employing telemetry and data processing; site visits will be arranged to see various operational and maintenance practices. CE 476 Industrial Hazardous Waste Management & Treatment ( 3-0-3)

Theory and design of several industrial hazardous waste management and treatment aspects including regulations, environmental audits, pollution prevention, risk assessment, chemical & biological process fundamentals, and industrial hazardous waste separation, handling, treatment, & disposal techniques. CE 490 Civil Engineering Seminar ( 1-0-1)

Weekly presentation of lectures by the instructor and the invited speakers on topical issues in civil engineering, including contemporary issues, professional responsibilities, ethical issues and advances and challenges in civil engineering profession; each student will be required to make a presentation on a selected topic and participate in classroom discussion. State-of-the-art lab Facilities

Our laboratories are very well equipped with modern, state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, most of which are utilized for hands-on student exercises as part of the undergraduate curriculum. Our Activities CE Club Scientific Seminars Faculty Meetings Short Courses Field Trips Is an integral part of CE Department that promotes social and extra events Our vision:
Create a space that could supports the student in increasing his academic knowledge and let him to explore its applicability in the fact. what is the Civil Engineering Club? Our mission:
Create a social environment that contributes in sharing student experiences.
Contact experts in Civil Engineering discipline and get benefits from their expertise.
Support the creativity and innovation.
Develop the leadership, team work and communication skills. Competitions Join us on CE Club at KFUPM
Follow us @CE_CLUB
Email us on kfupm.ce.club@gmail.com Asphalt Factory Precast Concrete Factory KFUPM's Building# 68 Ethra Center - Aramco KFUPM's Oreantation Building Royal Commission Saudi Cement Company Saudi Redymix Concrete Factory Sewege Tretment Plant Zamil Steel Saudi Engineering Council Our Achievement
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