CEE 129L – Engineering Geomatics: Lecture, two hours; laboratory, four hours; outside study, six hours. Collection, processing, and analysis of geospatial data. Ellipsoid and geoid models of shape of Earth. Sea level, height, and geopotential surfaces. Elements and usage of topographic data and maps. Advanced global positioning systems (GPS) for high-precision mapping. Advanced laser-based light detection and ranging (LIDAR) mapping. Quantitative terrain analysis and change detection. Hydrogeomatics: seafloor mapping. Letter grading.
CEE 151 – Water Resources Engineering: Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours; outside study, six hours. Enforced requisites: course 150, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 103. Recommended: courses 103, 110. Principles of hydraulics, flow of water in open channels and pressure conduits, reservoirs and dams, hydraulic machinery, hydroelectric power. Introduction to system analysis and design applied to water resources engineering. Letter grading.
CEE 157A – Hydrologic Modeling: Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours; outside study, six hours. Enforced requisite: course 150 or 151. Introduction to hydrologic modeling. Topics selected from areas of (1) open-channel flow, including one-dimensional steady flow and unsteady flow, (2) pipe flow and water distribution systems, (3) rainfall-runoff modeling, and (4) groundwater flow and contaminant transport modeling, with focus on use of industry and/or research standard models with locally relevant applications. Letter grading.
CEE 188 – Coastal Engineering: Lecture four hours; outside study six hours. Prerequisite MAE103 and CEE151. Principles of coastal engineering, tides, water levels, basic wave mechanics, coastal processes, coastal data collection and processing, empirical and basic numerical coastal modeling. Letter grading.
CEE 298 – Coastal Process Modeling: Lecture four hours; outside study six hours. Prerequisite undergraduate fluid mechanics. Coastal process theory and modeling, acquiring coastal topographic and hydrodynamic data to model coastal and estuarine environments. Students use numerical models (e.g., SWAN, SWASH, XBeach, Pflotran, OpenFOAM, HEC-RAS, SWMM) to model pursue individual graduate research. Letter grading.
CEE C158/258 – Coastal Process Modeling: Lecture, four hours; discussion, two hours; outside study, six hours. Requisites: course 151 and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 103. Covers coastal water levels (tides, climate variability, storms, sea level rise, resonance), surface gravity waves (characteristics, transformation, spectra), coastal processes (overtopping, erosion, flooding), coastal protection (walls, nourishment, dunes, berms, nature-based infrastructure), coastal modeling. C158 and C258 are concurrently scheduled. Letter grading.