CIVL 7104 - Land Development and Design

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Upper
Prerequisites: 
CIVL 2204 with D or better and MATH 2043 with D or better and PHYS 2023 with D or better
Description: 
This course is intended to give the Civil Engineering Technology student an understanding of the issues related to site development and drainage issues for land development. Students will study the preparation of land development plans including drainage calculations, street and road design, water distribution, and sewer design. Issues related to sustainable development will be integrated into the topics to provide the student with an appreciation of concerns related to energy, as well as material and land conservation. Laboratory exercises will include experiments related to fluid flow, computer drafting to develop site plans and profiles, and calculations including the development of spreadsheet programs to be used in the designs covered.