Civil Engineering and Surveying Technology (CT)

CT 228. Boundary and Cadastral Surveying

Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ENGL 125 and ENGR 204.
Typically Offered: SPRING
Course topics include evolution of land records systems, cadastral systems, and the Public Land Survey System (PLSS).

CT 232. Water Management Technology

Credits: 4
Prerequisite: MATH 105 or MATH 107.
Typically Offered: SPRING
This course covers the fundamentals of water supply and distribution, water treatment processes, sanitary sewage and collection methods, sewage treatment and the environmental effects caused by improper water and sewage handling. Included in the course are topics on hydraulics, chemical and biological testing, water distribution and collection systems and water and sewage treatment facilities.

CT 250. Applied Statics and Mechanics of Materials

Credits: 3
Prerequisite: MATH 105 or MATH 107.
Typically Offered: FALL
Students study equilibrium of rigid-bodies and coplanar force systems, trusses, load tracing, centroids and centers of gravity, introduction to stress, strain, shear and bending moments, bending stress, shear stress and beam deflections, properties of materials, simple beam and column design, and connections.

CT 250L. Applied Statics and Mechanics of Materials Lab

Credits: 1
Prerequisite: Math 105 or MATH 107.
Corequisite: Concurrent registration in, or previous successful completion of, CT 250.
Typically Offered: FALL
Three hours of lab per week with hands on exercises that supplement lecture material.

CT 251. Materials Testing

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: SPRING
Introduction to the physical properties of soil, aggregates, Portland cement concrete, and asphalt cement as building materials in engineering projects. Course also covers various AASHTO, ASTM, ACI and NDDOT field and laboratory testing and reporting procedures.

CT 251L. Materials Testing Lab

Credits: 1
Corequisite: Concurrent registration in, or previous successful completion of, ENGL 125 and CT 251.
Typically Offered: SPRING
Three hours of lab per week using various AASHTO, ASTM, ACI and NDDOT field and laboratory testing and reporting procedures.

CT 252. Construction Project Management

Credits: 3
Prerequisites: CAD 212, CT 250 and ENGR 204 or departmental approval.
Typically Offered: SPRING
An introduction to inspection procedures, management of quality controls of construction projects, estimating, print reading, and procedures used to administer construction specifications and contracts.