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  • Civil Engineering

    Civil engineering is the oldest of the main branches of engineering. The title “civil engineering” was first used about 1750 by John Smeaton‚ an English engineer. Civil engineers plan and supervise the construction of buildings‚ bridges‚ waterways‚ streets‚ highways and sewerage systems. Other civil engineering projects include railroads‚ tunnels‚ dams‚ canals‚ airports and irrigation systems. Civil engineering should be familiar with the many materials used in the structures he builds. Materials

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  • Civil Engineering

    Civil engineering is not too hard because you have different position‚ different branches. When you start going to school‚ to take 2 or 3 classes for each branch‚ and when you graduate‚ you can tell which one you enjoy the most‚ but basically with that degree‚ you can do so many things. Engineering is very practical‚ and it’s different every day. At the beginning‚ you will learn‚ but after that‚ it’s all about solving problems. Every day‚ you do something different‚ like different problems‚ different

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  • Civil Engineering

    Engineering is a very important part of our society‚ both now and in the past. It is a major that opens a wide variety of career opportunities for you after college. Engineering is what keeps our nation moving and up to date with technology. It is a very strong appealing major in college due to the amount of average income‚ and also it appeals to many individuals likes in a career. It has the highest paying income straight out of college‚ and that increase in pay usually does not stop‚ it just keeps

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  • Civil Engineering

    Klehfoth 1/29/01 CIVIL ENGINEERING Civil engineering is the oldest of the main branches of engineering. Civil engineers use their knowledge to supervise and plan construction projects such as roads‚ airports‚ bridges‚ canals‚ tunnels‚ and wastewater systems. They also collaborate with architects to design and construct various types of buildings. Some other civil engineering endeavors include highways‚ airports‚ pipelines‚ railroads‚ levees‚ and irrigation and sewage systems. Civil engineers try

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  • CIVIL ENGINEERING COURSE

    CIVIL ENGINEERING COURSE Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering is a five-year course designed for students to help them acquire the basic concept of Civil Engineering. The course is tailored to equip the students the proper skills and trainings in preparation to actual practice in the field of construction management‚ planning the design‚ aside from the theoretical aspect of the Civil Engineering field of specialization‚ the program integrated the actual exposure of these students to the actual

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  • Sop's Civil Engineering

    GRADUATE APPLICATION Statement of Purpose Name: First Last January 4‚ 2010 Civil Engineering (Geotechnical specialty) I am a senior at the University of Missouri. I am studying Civil and Environmental Engineering‚ with an emphasis in Structural Engineering. I expect to graduate this upcoming May‚ 2010‚ with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering‚ with honors from both the College of Engineering and the College of Arts & Sciences. I am proud to say that I am among the

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  • Geology & Civil Engineering

    GEOLOGY & CIVIL ENGINEERING As living creatures‚ the importance of understanding the earth we live in is paramount for our survival and development. Geology is the “scientific study of the origin‚ history and structure of the earth”. It involves understanding earth’s processes‚ materials and its effects on all forms of life. From earth elements such as rocks and mountains to natural phenomenon such as volcanoes and earthquakes‚ the field of geology encompasses a wide range of concepts fundamental

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  • Civil Engineering

    CIVIL ENGINEERING (CIV) Spring 2013 Civil Engineering (CIV) Major in Civil Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering‚ College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Chairperson: Fu-Pen Chiang Undergraduate Program Director: Harold Walker Undergraduate Secretary: Augusta Kuhn Office: Heavy Engineering 250C Phone: (631) 632-8315 Email: harold.walker@stonybrook.edu Fax: (631) 632-8544 Web address: http://me.eng.sunysb.edu/civil Civil Engineering (CIV) The Bachelor of Engineering in Civil

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  • What Is Civil Engineering?

    Historically‚ Civil Engineering is the oldest branch of engineering and dates back at least 5‚000 years to the profession of "master builder" involving pyramids‚ temples and irrigation projects. Engineering has changed greatly since those days but the fundamental principles have stayed the same. Engineers solve peoples problems with applied science and innovation. Today’s problems are more complex and the needs of current and future societies have created challenges for engineering unparalleled

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  • civil engineering

    Soil mechanics is one of the new disciplines of civil engineering‚ concerning the study of soil. It gathers data and provides the theoretical base for analysis in geotechnical engineering. In earlier times‚ constructions were built based on assumptions. After some important foundation-related engineering problems‚ example of the Leaning Tower of Pisa‚ engineers

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