BE Civil Engineering

Civil engineering is a professional engineering field that deals with the concept, design, construction and maintenance of building and architectures like roads, bridges, plazas, dams and many more. It is one of the oldest disciplines of engineering where students where students are trained to master the civil engineering skills and concepts.

During the program, students are trained with the help of research projects and papers along with practical case studies. During the course students are also advised to keep abreast with new trends emerging in the field of civil engineering through the habit of reading.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

We at Queensville University, take into account the latest happening in the field of civil Engineering through this course.

  • You will work on research based project.
  • You will able to apply engineering principles within and outside the classroom
  • Develop skill set relevant to employers need
  • Students are able to take leadership roles and move up the career ladder more quickly
General studies
subjects
semester
units
course
description
Information Research Methods 1 By providing an introduction to the scholarly research process, with an emphasis on using both print and electronic information resources and services, this course is designed to help Learners develop information literacy—the ability to locate, evaluate, and use information to become independent, life-long Learners.
College Algebra 3 This course is a general purpose algebra course. It is a skill oriented course with an emphasis on the development of these skills through the use of real data. A basic understanding of high school algebra is necessary. 
Modern American History 3 This course is a study of the development of American characteristics and nationality from colonial beginnings through the period of Reconstruction, emphasizing the factors and forces which produced the Revolution, the Constitution, westward expansion, sectionalism and the Civil War. 
World's Religions 3 Provides an introduction to the historical, geographic, mythical, ritual, psychosocial, anthropological, and doctrinal differences among the major world religions.
English Composition I 3 The purpose of this course is to guide the learner through the writing process to develop expository prose with an emphasis on effective organization and on correctness. Utilizes exercises in developing, drafting, revising, proofreading in APA writing style for attaining collegiate writing skills.
English Composition II 3 This course focuses on applied writing using references, citations, and a bibliography. This course requires the completion of an 8-10 page research paper. 
Introduction to Meteorology 3 An introductory course about the atmosphere environment, intended to relate one's everyday experiences to meteorological concepts and to stress the understanding and application of principles. It explains the ‘how’ and ‘why’ behind the nightly weather reports.
Controversial Environmental Issues 3 This course presents major environmental issues facing today’s world, such as: political issues; the effect of technology; waste disposal and the future of the environment. Advocates for each side of the issues present their views. The Learner is expected to analyze both sides of the controversy as well as present his/her critical opinions.
Health and Nutrition 3 Focuses on the personal responsibility of health for a lifetime of physical, psychological, emotional and social well-being
U.S. Government 3 This course is an elitist introduction to American government. Elite theory is contrasted to democratic theory and to modern pluralist political theory and includes examining the U.S. Constitution, American political history, power structures, public opinion, mass media, elections, parties, interest groups, the presidency, Congress, the bureaucracy, the courts, federalism, protest movements, and public policy.
Sociology 3 Looks into the principles and problems of group behavior, socialization, culture, and social organizations.
Psychology of Business 3 This course teaches Learners how to apply established psychological concepts to improve personal effectiveness in business situations. It demonstrates practical application of these concepts through case studies of problem situations commonly occurring in the workplace.
Introduction to Statistics 3 This is a first course in basic statistics. The design of the course is to expose the student to both descriptive and inferential statistics. Emphasis will be placed on understanding how statistics can be used to be a better informed citizen in today’s world. 
Logic and Critical Thinking 3 This course helps learners to think more clearly, critically, and competently as well as sharpen reasoning abilities when encountering new and unexpected situations. Besides the development of higher order thinking, Learners will learn to formulate, analyze, and model problems, select relevant information in order to devise plans and test solutions. 
General studies
subjects
semester
units
course
description
Architecture Principles 3 Focus on the role of architecture principles and provides both a theoretical and a practical perspective on architecture principles. The theoretical perspective involves a brief survey of the general concept of principle as well as an analysis of different flavors of principles
Introduction to Building Information Modeling 3 Provides an in-depth understanding of BIM technologies, the business and organizational issues associated with its implementation and the profound advantages.
Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics 3 Covers energy and the first Law of thermodynamics, evaluating properties, control volume analysis using energy, the second law of thermodynamics, using entropy, analysis, vapor power systems, gas power systems, refrigeration and heat pump systems, thermodynamic relations, ideal gas mixtures and, reacting mixtures and combustion and chemical and phase equilibrium.
Fundamentals of Structural Analysis 3 The subject covers the classical methods of analysis for determinate and indeterminate structures, and provides an introduction to the matrix formulation on which computer analysis is based.
Structural Concrete Design 3 Complete guidance to the analysis and design of reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures and coverage the latest rules, emphasizing the code's strength approach and strain limits. 
Soil Mechanics and Foundations 3 Covers introduction to soil mechanics and foundations, geological characteristics of soils and particle sizes of soils, soils investigation, physical soil parameters and soil classification, soil compaction, one-dimensional flow of water through soils, stresses, strains, and elastic deformations of soils, stress path, one-dimensional consolidation settlement of fine-grained soils, shear strength of soils, a critical state model to interpret soil behavior, and so on.
Construction Equipment and Methods 3 Establishes a full ability to understand and solve problems, communicate solutions, and manage their implementation.
Before Building: Site Planning in the Digital Age 3 It covers every topic required in site planning, including land use controls and the history behind the law. 
Engineering Ethics and Professional Practice 3 Bridging the gap between theory and practice, helps students quickly understand the importance of their conduct as a professional and how their actions can affect the health, safety, and welfare of the public and provides dozens of diverse engineering cases and a proven and structured method for analyzing them.
General studies
subjects
semester
units
course
description
Civil Engineering 3 An introduction to the civil engineering profession with emphasis on careers open to the civil engineering students. 
Civil Engineering Materials 3 Covers properties and behavior of typical civil engineering materials, including wood, metals, aggregates, asphalt cement concrete, portland cement concrete, and composites. Laboratory exercises demonstrate selected engineering mechanics principles, including elastic, inelastic, and time-dependent material behavior.
Structural Analysis 3 Apply concepts from statics and mechanics of materials to determine internal forces and deflections of structural members and systems, including loads and load paths.
Transportation Engineering 3 Introduction to highway types and systems, principles of route location, vehicle characteristics, highway geometrics and design standards, drainage, environmental considerations, pavement design, and economic principles and engineering criteria for highway improvements.
Water Resources Planning and Management 3 Topics include flood damage reduction, water demand and hydrologic forecasting, water supply planning, and water resource systems operation.
Bituminous Materials 3 Includes asphalt cement production, rheology, chemistry, and grading, aggregate grading and blending, and mixture design and characterization. Also discusses asphalt mixture production, construction, and recycling.
Matrix Structural Analysis 3 Analysis of trusses and frames by the direct stiffness method. Use of a typical commercial computer code is stressed as a tool for complex structures. Introduces three-dimensional structures.
Structural Concrete Design 3 Covers analysis and design of reinforced and pre-stressed concrete structures and brings all material up to date while maintaining practical, logical, easy-to-follow approach. The application of shear design to beams with variable length in actual structure, The design of deep beams employing strut-and-tie approach, The design of stepped-type reinforced concrete stairs, not covered anywhere else.
Structural Timber Design 3 Provides detailed information and in-depth guidance on the design of timber structures based on the common rules and rules for buildings and provides a step-by-step approach to the design of all of the most commonly used timber elements and connections using solid timber, glued laminated timber or wood based structural products.
General studies
subjects
semester
units
course
description
Topological Quantum Field Theory And Four Manifolds 3 These geometrical and topological features help to consider massive fermions for a composite state we can realize the internal symmetry of hadrons from reflection group. 
GIS and Cartographic Modeling 3 focusing on the fundamentals of cartographic modeling techniques, illustrates concepts that can be applied 
Mathematical Foundation of Geodesy 3 Covers Linear Equations.- The Adjustment Procedure in Tensor Form.- The Theory of Rounding Errors in the Adjustment by Elements and so on.
Geodesy 3 Covers the entire field of geodesy and is intended to serve as an introductory course in the fields of geodesy, geophysics, surveying engineering, and geometrics. It provides a systematic overview of fundamental theory in physical geodesy, reference systems, and space and terrestrial measurement methods, together with the respective modeling techniques.
Urban infrastructure systems 3 Introduction to: (a) the infrastructure systems that support urban socioeconomic activities, and (b) fundamental system design and analysis methods. Coverage of water resources, vertical, transportation, communications and energy infrastructure. Emphasis upon the purposes that these systems serve, the factors that influence their performance, the basic mechanisms that govern their design and operation, and the impacts that they have regionally and globally. Student teams complete a semester-long design/analysis project with equal emphasis given to water resources / environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering and construction engineering and management topics.
Structural analysis and design 3 Methods of structural analysis. Trusses, arches, cables, frames; influence lines; deflections; force method; displacement method; computer applications. And Design criteria for varied structural applications, including buildings and bridges; design of elements using steel, concrete, masonry, wood, and other materials.
Hydrosystems engineering 3 A quantitative introduction to hydrologic and hydraulic systems, with a focus on integrated modeling and analysis of the water cycle and associated mass transport for water resources and environmental engineering. Coverage of unit hydrologic processes such as precipitation, evaporation, infiltration, runoff generation, open channel and pipe flow, subsurface flow and well hydraulics in the context of example watersheds and specific integrative problems such as risk-based design for flood control, provision of water, and assessment of environmental impact or potential for non-point source pollution. Spatial hydrologic analysis using GIS and watershed models. Note: this course is to be joint listed with CIEN, and replaces the previous CIEN 3250.
Water Resources Planning and Management 3 Economic and environmental aspects of water use. Topics include flood damage reduction, water demand and hydrologic forecasting, water supply planning, and water resource systems operation.
Bridge design and management 3 Bridge design history, methods of analysis, loads: static, live, dynamic. Design: allowable stress, ultimate strength, load resistance factor, supply/demand. Steel and concrete superstructures: suspension, cable stayed, prestressed, arches. Management of the assets, life-cycle cost, expected useful life, inspection, maintenence, repair, reconstruction. Bridge inventories, condition assessments, data acquisition and analysis, forecasts. Selected case histories and field visits.
Foundation Design: Theory and Practice 3 Covers principles of testing, interpretation, analysis, soil-structure interaction modeling, construction guidelines and applications to rational design, presents a wide array of numerical methods used in analyses so that learners can employ and adapt them on their own and emphasis on practical application, trains learners in actual design procedures using the latest codes and standards in use throughout the world.
Structural Concrete Design 3 Design of concrete slabs, deep beams, walls, and other plane structures; introduction to design of prestressed concrete structures.
Managing engineering and construction processes 3 Introduction to the principles, methods and tools necessary to manage design and construction processes. Elements of planning, estimating, scheduling, bidding and contractual relationships. Valuation of project cash flows. Critical path method. Survey of construction procedures. Cost control and effectiveness. Field supervision.
     
Research Subjects / Activity Semester Units Description
Graduation Project 3 Independent project assignment that requires student to apply the gained knowledge and training to include pure intellectual product with narrative description and presentation based on scholar criteria.
General studies
subjects
semester
units
course
description
Topological Quantum Field Theory And Four Manifolds 3 These geometrical and topological features help to consider massive fermions for a composite state we can realize the internal symmetry of hadrons from reflection group. 
GIS and Cartographic Modeling 3 focusing on the fundamentals of cartographic modeling techniques, illustrates concepts that can be applied 
Mathematical Foundation of Geodesy 3 Covers Linear Equations.- The Adjustment Procedure in Tensor Form.- The Theory of Rounding Errors in the Adjustment by Elements and so on.
Geodesy 3 Covers the entire field of geodesy and is intended to serve as an introductory course in the fields of geodesy, geophysics, surveying engineering, and geometrics. It provides a systematic overview of fundamental theory in physical geodesy, reference systems, and space and terrestrial measurement methods, together with the respective modeling techniques.
Urban infrastructure systems 3 Introduction to: (a) the infrastructure systems that support urban socioeconomic activities, and (b) fundamental system design and analysis methods. Coverage of water resources, vertical, transportation, communications and energy infrastructure. Emphasis upon the purposes that these systems serve, the factors that influence their performance, the basic mechanisms that govern their design and operation, and the impacts that they have regionally and globally. Student teams complete a semester-long design/analysis project with equal emphasis given to water resources / environmental engineering, geotechnical engineering and construction engineering and management topics.
Structural analysis and design 3 Methods of structural analysis. Trusses, arches, cables, frames; influence lines; deflections; force method; displacement method; computer applications. And Design criteria for varied structural applications, including buildings and bridges; design of elements using steel, concrete, masonry, wood, and other materials.
Hydrosystems engineering 3 A quantitative introduction to hydrologic and hydraulic systems, with a focus on integrated modeling and analysis of the water cycle and associated mass transport for water resources and environmental engineering. Coverage of unit hydrologic processes such as precipitation, evaporation, infiltration, runoff generation, open channel and pipe flow, subsurface flow and well hydraulics in the context of example watersheds and specific integrative problems such as risk-based design for flood control, provision of water, and assessment of environmental impact or potential for non-point source pollution. Spatial hydrologic analysis using GIS and watershed models. Note: this course is to be joint listed with CIEN, and replaces the previous CIEN 3250.
Water Resources Planning and Management 3 Economic and environmental aspects of water use. Topics include flood damage reduction, water demand and hydrologic forecasting, water supply planning, and water resource systems operation.
Bridge design and management 3 Bridge design history, methods of analysis, loads: static, live, dynamic. Design: allowable stress, ultimate strength, load resistance factor, supply/demand. Steel and concrete superstructures: suspension, cable stayed, prestressed, arches. Management of the assets, life-cycle cost, expected useful life, inspection, maintenence, repair, reconstruction. Bridge inventories, condition assessments, data acquisition and analysis, forecasts. Selected case histories and field visits.
Foundation Design: Theory and Practice 3 Covers principles of testing, interpretation, analysis, soil-structure interaction modeling, construction guidelines and applications to rational design, presents a wide array of numerical methods used in analyses so that learners can employ and adapt them on their own and emphasis on practical application, trains learners in actual design procedures using the latest codes and standards in use throughout the world.
Structural Concrete Design 3 Design of concrete slabs, deep beams, walls, and other plane structures; introduction to design of prestressed concrete structures.
Managing engineering and construction processes 3 Introduction to the principles, methods and tools necessary to manage design and construction processes. Elements of planning, estimating, scheduling, bidding and contractual relationships. Valuation of project cash flows. Critical path method. Survey of construction procedures. Cost control and effectiveness. Field supervision.
     
Research Subjects / Activity Semester Units Description
Graduation Project 3 Independent project assignment that requires student to apply the gained knowledge and training to include pure intellectual product with narrative description and presentation based on scholar criteria.