# Minor Construction Engineering and Management (24 credits)

Offered by: Civil Engineering     Degree: Bachelor of Engineering

### Program Requirements

Minor Adviser: Prof. L. Chouinard, Macdonald Engineering Building, Room 491 (Telephone: 514-398-6446)

Minor program credit weight: 24-25 credits

Note: This Minor is particularly designed for Civil Engineering students, but is open to all B.Eng., B.S.E., and B.Sc.(Arch.) students.

All courses in the Minor must be passed with a grade of C or better.

#### Prerequisites

• CIVE 208 Civil Engineering System Analysis (3 credits)

Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Civil Engineering : Introduction to civil engineering systems; system modelling process; systems approach and optimization techniques; application of linear programming; simplex method; duality theory; sensitivity analysis; transportation problem; assignment problem; network analysis including critical path method; integer linear programming method.

Terms: Fall 2017

• CIVE 302 Probabilistic Systems (3 credits)

Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Civil Engineering : An introduction to probability and statistics with applications to Civil Engineering design. Descriptive statistics, common probability models, statistical estimation, regression and correlation, acceptance sampling.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Luc E Chouinard (Winter)

• (3-2-4)

• Prerequisites: MATH 262, COMP 208 (a D grade is acceptable for prerequisite purposes)

• COMP 208 Computers in Engineering (3 credits)

Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Computer Science (Sci) : Introduction to computer systems. Concepts and structures for high level programming. Elements of structured programming using FORTRAN 90 and C. Numerical algorithms such as root finding, numerical integration and differential equations. Non-numerical algorithms for sorting and searching.

Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

Instructors: Nathan Friedman (Fall) Nathan Friedman (Winter)

• 3 hours

• Prerequisite: differential and integral calculus.

• Corequisite: linear algebra: determinants, vectors, matrix operations.

• Restrictions: COMP 202 and COMP 208 cannot both be taken for credit. COMP 202 is intended as a general introductory course, while COMP 208 is intended for students interested in scientific computations. Credits for either of these courses will not count towards the 60-credit Major in Computer Science. COMP 208 cannot be taken for credit with or after COMP 250.

• FACC 300 Engineering Economy (3 credits)

Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Faculty Course : Introduction to the basic concepts required for the economic assessment of engineering projects. Topics include: accounting methods, marginal analysis, cash flow and time value of money, taxation and depreciation, discounted cash flow analysis techniques, cost of capital, inflation, sensitivity and risk analysis, analysis of R and D, ongoing as well as new investment opportunities.

Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

• (3-1-5)

• Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MIME 310.

#### Required Courses: Management and Law

15 credits

• CIVE 324 Sustainable Project Management (3 credits)

Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Civil Engineering : Lifecycle approach to project and construction management. Sustainable practices are introduced at all project stages: Team formation, materials and equipment use, cost estimation and economic valuation, financing, scheduling, quality control and safety, monitoring and performance assessment, decision-making.

Terms: Winter 2018

• FACC 220 Law for Architects and Engineers (3 credits)

Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Faculty Course : Aspects of the law which affect architects and engineers. Definition and branches of law; Federal and Provincial jurisdiction, civil and criminal law and civil and common law; relevance of statutes; partnerships and companies; agreements; types of property, rights of ownership; successions and wills; expropriation; responsibility for negligence; servitudes/easements, privileges/liens, hypothecs/ mortgages; statutes of limitations; strict liability of architect, engineer and builder; patents, trade marks, industrial design and copyright; bankruptcy; labour law; general and expert evidence; court procedure and arbitration.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Eric Bédard, Bogdan Dobrota (Fall)

• (3-0-6)

• INDR 294 Introduction to Labour-Management Relations (3 credits)

Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

### Overview

Industrial Relations : An introduction to labour-management relations, the structure, function and government of labour unions, labour legislation, the collective bargaining process, and the public interest in industrial relations.

Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

Instructors: Chantal Westgate, Richard Guerin (Fall) Chantal Westgate (Winter) Chantal Westgate (Summer)

• MGCR 211 Introduction to Financial Accounting (3 credits)

Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

### Overview

Management Core : The role of financial accounting in the reporting of the financial performance of a business. The principles, components and uses of financial accounting and reporting from a user's perspective, including the recording of accounting transactions and events, the examination of the elements of financial statements, the preparation of financial statements and the analysis of financial results.

Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

Instructors: Ralph Cecere, Hongping Tan, Kevin Paul Parent, Seunghwan Oh (Fall) Dongyoung Lee, Kevin Paul Parent (Winter) Kevin Paul Parent, Ming Liu (Summer)

• Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors

• MGCR 341 Introduction to Finance (3 credits)

Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

### Overview

Management Core : An introduction to the principles, issues, and institutions of Finance. Topics include valuation, risk, capital investment, financial structure, cost of capital, working capital management, financial markets, and securities.

Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018, Summer 2018

Instructors: Adolfo De Motta, Minh Quy Truong (Fall) Vadim di Pietro, Minh Quy Truong (Winter) Vadim di Pietro (Summer)

• Corequisite: MGCR 271 or equivalent

• Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors

#### Complementary Courses

3-4 credits (4 credits from List A OR 3 credits from List B)

List A - Building Structures

4 credits from the following:

• ARCH 447 Lighting (2 credits)

Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Architecture : Concepts of natural and artificial lighting in architecture and urban design.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Conor Sampson (Fall)

• ARCH 451 Building Regulations and Safety (2 credits)

Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Architecture : The study of building codes with specific emphasis on the National Building and National Fire Codes of Canada. Examples of existing buildings with assignments to illustrate regulations. Development of a systematic approach to the implementation of codes during the preliminary design stage of an architectural project.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Marc-André Plourde (Winter)

• CIVE 492 Structures (2 credits)

Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Civil Engineering : A study of structural systems in concrete, steel, timber; a philosophy of structure; choice of structure; economic factors in design; recent developments and trends in structure; lateral stability by frame action, bracing shear walls; mechanics of certain structural forms.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Amir Mofidi (Fall)

OR

List B - Heavy Construction

3 credits from the following:

• MIME 322 Rock Fragmentation (3 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Mining & Materials Engineering : Principles of drilling, penetration rates, performance and factors to consider in the choice of a drilling method. Characteristics of explosives, firing systems and blast patterns. Blasting techniques in surface and underground workings and in permafrost. Special blasting techniques at excavation perimeters. Vibration and noise control. Economics of drill/blast practice, interface with transport and crushing systems. Legislation and safety in explosives use and handling. Ripping and fullface boring machines.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Marco Quirion (Winter)

• (3-2-4).

• MIME 333 Materials Handling (3 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Mining & Materials Engineering : Physical and mechanical characteristics of materials related to loading, transport and storage. Dynamics of particles, systems and rigid bodies, mass-acceleration, work-energy, impulse-momentum. Types and selection of excavation and haulage equipment. Layout of haul roads. Rail transport. Conveyor belts and chain conveyors. Mine hoists. Layout of mine shafts.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Agus Sasmito (Winter)

#### Construction-Related Complementary Courses

6 credits from the following:

• BUSA 462 Management of New Enterprises (3 credits)

Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

### Overview

Business Admin : Evaluation of new business ventures, recognition and treatment of associated risks. Detailed consideration is given to sources of risk funds in the form of venture capital, public, private and government programs. Emphasis on the critical importance of the entrepreneur, the demands and the risks faced as well as the rewards and satisfactions.

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 446 Construction Engineering (3 credits)

Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Civil Engineering : Project management principles; construction equipment economics, selection, operation; characteristics of building, heavy, marine, underground and route construction projects; international projects.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: William E Taylor (Fall)

• 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)

• ECSE 461 Electric Machinery (3 credits)

Offered by: Electrical & Computer Engr (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Electrical Engineering : Electric and magnetic circuits. Notions of electromechanical energy conversion applied to electrical machines. Basic electrical machines - transformers, direct-current motors, synchronous motors and generators, three phase and single phase induction machines. Elements of modern electronically controlled electric drive systems.

Terms: Fall 2017, Winter 2018

Instructors: Geza Joos (Fall) Xiaozhe Wang (Winter)

• (3-0-6)

• Restriction: Not open to students in Electrical Engineering.

• Note: Tutorials assigned by instructor.

• FINE 445 Real Estate Finance (3 credits)

Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

### Overview

Finance : Fundamentals of mortgages from the viewpoint of both consumer and the firm. Emphasis on legal, mathematical and financial structure, provides a micro basis for analysis of the functions and performance of the mortgage market, in conjunction with the housing market.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Mohammed M Chaudhury (Fall)

• MIME 520 Stability of Rock Slopes (3 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Mining & Materials Engineering : The properties of rock masses and of structural discontinuities. Influence of geological structure on stability. Linear, non-linear, and wedge failures. Site investigations. Methods of slope stabilization.

Terms: Winter 2018

Instructors: Hani Mitri (Winter)

• (3-0-6)

• Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

• MIME 521 Stability of Underground Openings (3 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

Mining & Materials Engineering : The properties of rock masses and stability classification systems. The influence and properties of geological structural features. Stability related to the design of underground openings and mining systems. Site investigations. Methods of stabilization.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Shahe Shnorhokian (Fall)

• (3-3-3)

• Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

• This course in the Faculty of Engineering is open only to McGill students.

• MPMC 321 Mécanique des roches et contrôle des terrains (3 credits) *

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

### Overview

McGill/Poly Mining Coop : Pressions de terrains au pourtour des excavations: solutions analytiques et numériques. Stabilité des excavations souterraines et à ciel ouvert: analyse des instabilités structurales par projection stéréographique méridienne, analyse des instabilités causées par les excès de contraintes. Soutènement. Surveillance. Études de cas.

Terms: Fall 2017

Instructors: Mustafa Kumral (Fall)

* Course offered in French at École Polytechnique in Montreal

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