Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) Civil Engineering (Non-Thesis) (45 credits)

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Offered by: Civil Engineering     Degree: Master of Engineering

Program Requirements

The MEng Non-Thesis program aims to provide a more professional orientation to graduate students. The main features of this degree program are:

A minimum of 15 credits selected from a list of research oriented courses

A maximum of 30 credits with emphasis on expertise (specialty area) for professional practice.

Research Seminar (3 credits)

  • CIVE 664 MEng (Non-thesis) Research Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : The course will expose the students to various civil engineering research issues. Lectures will be given by faculty, invited speakers from industry, and graduate students. Each student is required to prepare a written technical paper and make an oral presentation.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: M Saeed Mirza (Fall)

List A: Research Courses

(12-42) credits

A minimum of 12 credits from research courses, from one of the research streams: 1) Infrastructure, 2) Environmental/Hydraulics-Water Resources, and 3) Transportation.

Infrastructure Stream

  • CIVE 512 Advanced Civil Engineering Materials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Production, structure and properties of engineering materials; ferrous alloys, treatments, welding, special steels, cast iron; ceramic materials; polymers; composite materials; concrete, admixtures, structure, creep, shrinkage; asphalt and asphaltic materials; clay materials and bricks; impact of environment on material response, durability, quality assessment and control, industrial specifications; recent advances.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Yixin Shao (Winter)

  • CIVE 602 Finite Element Analysis (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Development of displacement based simple and high order, one, two and three dimensional elements for linear elastic stress analysis. Variational and other methods for element formulation. Plate bending and shell elements. Finite element programming. Use of package programs in static analysis of structures.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • (3-0-9)

  • CIVE 603 Structural Dynamics (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Dynamic loads on structures; equations of motion of linear single- and multiple-degree-of-freedom systems and of continuous systems; free and forced vibrations; damping in structures; modal superposition and time-history analysis; earthquake effects; provisions of the National Building Code of Canada for seismic analysis.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Sarven Akçelyan (Winter)

  • CIVE 609 Risk Engineering (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Quantitative analysis of uncertainty in planning, design, construction, operation and rehabilitation of engineered facilities. Interprets fundamentals of probabilities, random processes, statistics, and decision analysis in the context of engineering applications, in particular description of variability of loads and environmental conditions, material properties performance prediction, system reliability analysis, and risk-based decision analysis.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Luc E Chouinard (Winter)

  • CIVE 623 Durability of Materials (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Durability related deterioration mechanisms relevant to construction materials, including concrete, masonry, steel, wood and fibre reinforced composites. Considers factors affecting durability, service life prediction, diagnosis, maintenance, remediation and protective measures. Introduces relevant standards, specifications, guides and design codes.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Andrew Boyd (Winter)

Environmental/Hydraulics-Water Resources

  • CIVE 555 Environmental Data Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Application of statistical principles to design of measurement systems and sampling programs. Introduction to experimental design. Graphical data analysis. Description of uncertainty. Hypothesis tests. Model parameter estimation methods: linear and nonlinear regression methods. Trend analysis. Statistical analysis of censored data. Statistics of extremes.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): CIVE 302 or permission of instructor

  • CIVE 572 Computational Hydraulics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Computation of unsteady flows in open channels; abrupt waves, flood waves, tidal propagations; method of characteristics; mathematical modelling of river and coastal currents.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Vincent H Chu (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)

    • Prerequisite: CIVE 327 or equivalent

  • CIVE 584 Groundwater Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Origins and types of groundwater; Darcy's law; hydraulic anisotropy; conservation laws; fundamental equations of porous media flow; Laplace's and Poisson's equations: analytical solution of potential flow problems; determination of hydraulic conductivity; flow in unconfined and confined acquifers; seepage modelling; unsaturated flow; transient flows in porous media; introduction to computational methods.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Patrick A P S Selvadurai (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)

    • Prerequisite: CIVE 311 or Permission of Instructor.

  • CIVE 651 Theory: Water / Wastewater Treatment (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Theoretical aspects of the chemistry of water and wastewater treatment. This will include acid-base and solubility equilibria; redox reactions; reaction kinetics; reactor design; surface and colloid chemistry; gas transfer; mass transfer; stabilization and softening; disinfection; corrosion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 677 Water-Energy Sustainability (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Sustainable water resources management: water requirements and frameworks for allocations for agriculture, urbanization, resource extraction, energy production and the environment. Analysis and modelling of the constraints and implications, within and across sectors, of water allocation and energy production choices and their climate change impacts.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Susan J Gaskin (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

Transportation

  • CIVE 540 Urban Transportation Planning (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Process and techniques of urban transportation engineering and planning, including demand analysis framework, data collection procedures, travel demand modelling and forecasting, and cost-effectiveness framework for evaluation of project and system alternatives.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Luis Miranda-Moreno (Winter)

    • (3-1-5)

    • Prerequisite: CIVE 319 or permission of instructor.

  • CIVE 542 Transportation Network Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Introduction to transportation network algorithms; analytical frameworks used in traditional transportation network software, including routing algorithms, deterministic equilibrium approach, static traffic assignment, dynamic traffic assignment, vehicle routing algorithms, network reliability and design and several stochastic variants.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 560 Transportation Safety and Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Fundamental concepts on transportation safety, traffic data collection techniques, crash database management, statistical methods for safety analysis, network screening methods, evaluation and design of treatments, railway safety analysis, surrogate safety methods, intersection safety and engineering countermeasures, non-motorized safety and facilities designs and accident severity analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Luis Miranda-Moreno (Fall)

  • CIVE 609 Risk Engineering (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Quantitative analysis of uncertainty in planning, design, construction, operation and rehabilitation of engineered facilities. Interprets fundamentals of probabilities, random processes, statistics, and decision analysis in the context of engineering applications, in particular description of variability of loads and environmental conditions, material properties performance prediction, system reliability analysis, and risk-based decision analysis.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Luc E Chouinard (Winter)

List B: Other Complementary Courses from the Department

0-30 credits

Courses from List A that are not used to fulfill the 15 credits requirement of Research Courses can be used also as complementary courses.

  • CIVE 520 Groundwater Hydrology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Review of fundamental surface and subsurface hydrologic processes and equations. Aquifer geology, properties and conceptual models. Numerical modelling. Quantifying local to global groundwater resources and groundwater flow to wells. Groundwater-surface water interactions and ecohydrology. Groundwater sustainability from a multidisciplinary perspective including engineering, geoscience, policy and economics.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: CIVE 311 and CIVE 323; Graduate students: Permission of instructor.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CIVE 546 in Winter 2012.

    • Note 1: (3-0-6).

  • CIVE 521 Nanomaterials and the Aquatic Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Environmental impacts and applications of nanomaterials. Topics: physicochemical characterization of nanoparticles in aquatic media, colloid chemistry for understanding nanoparticle aggregation and mobility in the environment, mechanisms of reactive oxygen species (ROS) production by nanomaterials, nanomaterials for environmental remediation and water treatment, methodologies for assessing nanoparticle toxicity, novel research developments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • 3-0-6

    • Offered each year, one year by the Department of Chemical Engineering and one year by Department of Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

    • Prerequisite(s): CHEE 315 or CIVE 225 or MIME 356 or equivalent; CHEE 310 or CIVE 430 or CHEM 233 or equivalent; or permission of instructor.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CHEE 521.

  • CIVE 527 Renovation and Preservation: Infrastructure (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Maintenance, rehabilitation, renovation and preservation of infrastructure; infrastructure degradation mechanisms; mechanical, chemical and biological degradation; corrosion of steel; condition surveys and evaluation of buildings and bridges; repair and preservation materials, techniques and strategies; codes and guidelines; case studies.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Andrew Boyd (Fall)

  • CIVE 550 Water Resources Management (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : State-of-the-art water resources management techniques; case studies of their application to Canadian situations; identification of major issues and problem areas; interprovincial and international river basins; implications of development alternatives; institutional arrangements for planning and development of water resources; and, legal and economic aspects.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen, Malika Khalili (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): CIVE 323 or equivalent

  • CIVE 551 Environmental Transport Processes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Equilibrium partitioning of pollutants in multiphase systems, sorption isotherms, diffusive mass transport, inter-phase mass transfer kinetics, contaminant transport processes in the subsurface porous media and in natural aquatic systems, mass transport in water and wastewater treatment systems.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • (3-2-4)

    • Prerequisite: CIVE 225 or Permission of instructor.

  • CIVE 557 Microbiology for Environmental Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Microbiological concepts applied to the practice of environmental engineering and biotechnologies including the following topics: cellular and pathway organizations, evolution, growth, gene expression, horizontal gene transfer, metabolic microbial diversity, ecosystem structures, and quantitative mathematical modelling.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CIVE 225 or permission of the instructor

    • (3-1-5)

  • CIVE 558 Biomolecular Techniques for Environmental Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Introduction to molecular techniques used to characterize microbial communities in environmental biotechnology systems. Using real samples, this lab intensive course will introduce rRNA-targeted techniques including PCR-terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (tRFLP), quantitative PCR, clone sequencing, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), and related bioinformatics analyses.

    Terms: Summer 2018

    Instructors: Dominic Frigon (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

  • CIVE 561 Urban Activity, Air Pollution, and Health (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Urban transportation impacts on air pollution, monitoring urban air quality, mobile source emissions, dispersion and atmospheric processes specific to cities, exposure to air pollution and health effects.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)

  • CIVE 573 Hydraulic Structures (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Hydraulic aspects of the theory and design of hydraulic structures. Storage dams, spillways, outlet works, diversion works, drop structures, stone structures, conveyance and control structures, flow measurement and culverts.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Paul Rodrigue (Fall)

  • CIVE 574 Fluid Mechanics of Water Pollution (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Mixing, dilution and dispersion of pollutants discharged into lakes, rivers, estuaries and oceans; salinity intrusion in estuaries and its effects on dispersion; biochemical oxygen demand and dissolved oxygen as water quality indicators; thermal pollution; oil pollution.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)

    • Prerequisite: CIVE 327 or equivalent.

  • CIVE 577 River Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Fluvial geomorphology; sediment properties; river turbulence; mechanics of the entrainment, transportation and deposition of solids by fluids; threshold of movement; bed forms; suspended load, bed load and total load equations; stable channel design and regime rivers; river modelling; river engineering; and river management.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)

    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): CIVE 428 or permission of the instructor.

    • Corequisite (Graduate): CIVE 428

  • CIVE 604 Theory of Plates and Shells (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Analysis of stresses and deformations in plates bent by transverse loads. Circular and rectangular plates. Membrane theory of shells. Axially symmetric bending of cylindrical, conical and spherical shells. Shells of revolution; theory of shallow shells. Use of package programs in the analysis of plate and shell structures.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 605 Stability of Structures (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Buckling of elastic columns by equilibrium analysis. Buckling of inelastic columns. Energy analysis and approximate methods. Stability of frames. Torsional buckling of columns and flexural-torsional buckling of beams. Buckling of plates and axially compressed circular cylindrical shells. Stability analysis using the finite element method.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 607 Advanced Design in Steel (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Design and behaviour of cold formed and hot rolled structural steel members and systems. Lateral load resistance design of steel roof diaphragms, flexural design of composite slabs, bracing requirements and design procedures for steel structures, floor vibration, member torsion, slender members and design procedures for low rise steel frame buildings.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 612 Earthquake-Resistant Design (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Static and dynamic analyses, design codes, effects of local ground conditions, ductility demands on structural components. Inelastic behaviour of beams, columns, joints, shear walls and bracing under cyclic loading of steel concrete and masonry structures. Design applications.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Denis Mitchell, Robert Tremblay (Fall)

  • CIVE 614 Composites for Construction (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Fibre reinforced plastics (FRP), civil engineering applications; fibre, matrix, processing; plymechanics, strength, rigidity, stability, durability; FRP rebars and tendons for concrete, laminates for strengthening, pultruded beams and columns, FRP stay-in-place formwork for concrete, FRP - glulam beams; design criteria, design project.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 615 Environmental Engineering Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : The course will expose the students to various environmental engineering issues. Lectures will be given by faculty and invited speakers from industry. Each student is required to prepare a written technical paper and make oral presentation.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jinxia Liu (Winter)

  • CIVE 616 Nonlinear Structural Analysis for Buildings (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Methods of geometric and material nonlinear static and dynamic analysis, cumulative damage effects, concentrated and distributed plasticity models, pushover analysis, response modification and performance-based design. The class integrates state-of-the-art simulation models and methods with physical experimentation of structural components and energy dissipation devices for nonlinear analysis and evaluation of buildings.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Sarven Akçelyan (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

  • CIVE 617 Design and Rating of Highway and Railway Bridges (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Criteria for bridge design, evaluation and rehabilitation; analysis of super-structures; design and construction of steel and concrete bridges; introduction to cable-stayed and suspension bridges; deck joints and bearings; rating, repair and rehabilitation of bridges.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: M Saeed Mirza (Winter)

  • CIVE 618 Design in Concrete 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Concrete physical properties, creep, shrinkage; review of ultimate strength design; combined loadings; design of frames and flat plates; limit design, yield line theory; prestressed concrete, partial prestressing and load balancing. The course will include group projects.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: M Saeed Mirza (Fall)

  • CIVE 622 Prestressed Concrete (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Material properties; prestressing methods and systems; the behaviour and design of members subjected to axial forces, bending, shear and torsion; prestress losses; design of statically determinate and indeterminate structures; composite precast construction; prestressed concrete floor systems. Application to bridge design.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Denis Mitchell (Fall)

  • CIVE 624 Durability of Structures (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Basic concepts, safety, durability, repair and strengthening; reliability analysis; deterioration mechanisms, preventive and corrective measures; design for durability; parking structures; bridges; steel, timber and masonry structures; municipal infrastructure; strengthening and retrofitting; management systems; case studies. This course will involve field trips and group design exercises.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 625 Condition Assessment of Existing Structures (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Procedures and testing techniques for the in situ and laboratory evaluation of existing structures and infrastructure materials. Destructive and nondestructive techniques, forensic analysis, and evaluation and deterioration mechanisms are addressed through lectures and case studies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • A group laboratory project is also required.

  • CIVE 628 Design of Wood Structures (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Review of wood material properties, grades, and design of sawn lumber and timber tension, bending and compression members. Design of connections. Glulam, engineered wood products and systems, shearwalls and diaphragms. Combined loading design, vibration design, moisture and humidity effects, deterioration and protection, fire performance, prescriptive design versus engineering design.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Colin Andrew Rogers (Fall)

  • CIVE 637 Discrete Choice Modeling in Transportation (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Data set assembly, multivariate regression analysis, individual choice theory, random utility frameworks, ordered and unordered response models, model estimation using maximum likelihood approaches, review of state of the art and recent advances in the field.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor

  • CIVE 652 Biological Treatment: Wastewaters (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Process kinetics and reactors. Population kinetics of microorganisms and their role in the various waste treatment processes. Unit processes for wastewater treatment, such as suspended-growth, attached-growth processes, sludge treatment, and nutrient removal. Biological treatment techniques for groundwater decontamination. Laboratory pilot plant exercises.

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Dominic Frigon (Fall)

  • CIVE 660 Chemical and Physical Treatment of Waters (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Theory and design of specific processes used for the physical and/or chemical purification of waters and wastewaters, including mixing, flocculation, sedimentation, flotation, filtration, disinfection, adsorption, ion exchange, aeration, membrane processes, distillation, removal of specific inorganics and organics, taste and odour control, process control, sludge treatment. Laboratory exercises will complement theoretical aspects.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 661 Modelling of Transportation Emissions (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Interactions between transportation modeling and emissions modeling; models for on-road and non-road emissions; impacts of technology, fuel quality, and driving behaviour on the generation of vehicle emissions. Effects of alternative fuels.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    • Permission of instructor.

  • CIVE 663 Environmental Fate of Organic Chemicals (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Theoretical and applied environmental organic chemistry concerning organic pollutants in aquatic and soil systems. Topics include: vapour pressure; activity coefficient and aqueous solubility; air-liquid phase partitioning; sorption; bioaccumulation and biomagnification; hydrolysis and nucleophilic substitution reactions; redox reactions; legacy pollutants; pollutants of emerging concern; novel research developments.

    Terms: Winter 2018

    Instructors: Jinxia Liu (Winter)

    • Offered in alternate years.

  • CIVE 683 Advanced Foundation Design (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Earth retaining structures, retaining walls, braced excavations, tie-back anchors. Buried structures, earth loading, arching, embankment loading. Soft ground tunnelling, ground response to tunnelling, surface settlement prediction. Design of shallow foundations, bearing capacity and settlement. Design of deep foundations, single pile, pile groups, laterally loaded piles.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2017-2018 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 686 Site Remediation (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Field investigations; geotechnical and geophysical techniques; hydrogeological conditions; risk assessment; contaminant transport; remedial action plan; containment systems (gas, surface water, and ground water); on-site and off-site treatment techniques (solidification, stabilization, landfilling, and soil washing); In-situ treatment techniques (physical, biological, and chemical).

    Terms: Fall 2017

    Instructors: Subhasis Ghoshal (Fall)

Project Courses

0 or 5-15 credits

Credits for a program may vary, depending on the amount of work involved. Project courses are chosen from the following:

  • CIVE 691 Research Project 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Independent work under the general direction of a full-time staff member on research leading to a comprehensive report.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 692 Research Project 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Independent work under the general direction of a full-time staff member on research leading to a comprehensive report.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 693 Research Project 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Independent work under the general direction of a full-time staff member on research leading to a comprehensive report.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 694 Research Project 4 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Independent work under the general direction of a full-time staff member on research leading to a comprehensive report.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 695 Research Project 5 (5 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Independent work under the general direction of a full-time staff member on research leading to a comprehensive report.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 696 Research Project 6 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Independent work under the general direction of a full-time staff member on research leading to a comprehensive report.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

  • CIVE 697 Research Project 7 (7 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Independent work under the general direction of a full-time staff member on research leading to a comprehensive report.

    Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Graduate courses from other McGill Engineering Departments are also allowed as complementary courses. A maximum of 1/3 of coursework credits can be taken outside McGill. Approval is required from the Department in both cases.

Faculty of Engineering—2017-2018 (last updated Aug. 23, 2017) (disclaimer)