CE 201 : Statics

Prerequisit:
Description: Introduction to solid mechanics, the basic concepts: vectors of force and displacement, force system, equivalent force system, static equilibrium, analysis of simple structures, friction, geometric properties: center of gravity, moment of inertia.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 202 : Dynamics

Prerequisit:
Description: Study the motion of transition and rotational bodies with and without acting forces, Newton's second law, central movement of forces, the equation of energy, work, momentum, collision, conservation of energy and momentum, applications on the motion system. Acceleration and relative speed, nonlinear centre, analysis in terms of variables.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 203 : Strength of Materials

Prerequisit:
Description: Concept of stress and strain stresses and strains in axial loaded members, stress and strain state: normal stresses, bending, shear and torsion stresses, mechanical properties of materials, composite stresses and composite sections, buckling of columns.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 210 : Probability and Statistics for Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Axioms of probability theory. Events. Conditional probability. Bayes theorem. Random variables. Mathematical expectation. Discrete and continuous probability density functions. Transformation of variables. Probabilistic models, statistics, and elements of hypothesis testing (sampling distributions and interval estimation). Introduction to statistical quality control. Applications to engineering problems.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 322 : Concrete Technology

Prerequisit:
Description: Bonding material (cement), concrete aggregate, concrete mix design, methods of mixing, transport, placing and treatment of concrete. properties and uses of concrete, durability of concrete: effect of freezing and thawing, the interaction of alkali and silica and the interaction of sulfur and steel rust, concrete and thermal building bricks, stone building in terms of production methods, types, properties and methods of use, gypsum: types and uses.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 326 : Material Laboratory

Prerequisit:
Description: Tests on concrete aggregate to determine the gradation, density, absorption and abrasion, tests on cement to determine the consistency, setting time, compressive strength and tensile strength, design and testing of concrete mixes to determine the workability, tensile strength, compression, bending and modulus of elasticity on different works, tests to determine the strength of construction stones, strength of concrete core samples using Schmidt hammer and ultrasound, tests on steel bars under tension and cold bending and calculating modulus of elasticity, tests on homogeneous and non-homogeneous materials, mechanical and electrical strain measurements, determining Brinell hardness of various materials, tensile tests on ductile and brittle materials, concrete nondestructive tests.
Credit Hours: 1 credit hour, 3 practical hours

 

 

CE 332 : Structural Analysis1

Prerequisit:
Description: Analysis of statically determinate structures, stability and determinacy of structures, types of loads, shear and moment diagrams, deflection and settlement of supports, temperature changes. Methods of virtual work: Castigliano, moment-area and conjugate beam methods, influence lines for beams and trusses, analysis of statically indeterminate structures, method of consistent displacements, three moment equation and evaluation of fixed end moments.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 341 : Surveying

Prerequisit:
Description: Principles of surveying, chain and linear measurements, leveling and its application in contouring, profiles and cross-sections, calculation of areas, volumes, earthwork and mass-haul-diagram, measurement of angles, traverse surveys, Tachometry and distance measurements using electronic devices, theory of errors and adjustment of observations, principles of triangulation, introduction to photogrammetry and remote sensing, computer applications.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 343 : Surveying Laboratory

Prerequisit:
Description: Chain surveying practices, the use of the level and leveling staff and applications in longitudinal and cross sections generation, topographic maps and location of buildings, the theodolite and its use in traverse surveying, the tacheometer and its use in measuring horizontal distances and elevation differences, the planimeter and its use in area measurement of, electronic devices used in area measurements, electronic devices used in distance measurements, the use of laser theodolite and level, computer applications in surveying.
Credit Hours: 1 credit hour, 3 practical hours

 

 

CE 345 : Transportation Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: The field of transportation engineering, role of transportation in economics, society, politics and environment, operational and vehicular characteristics for all modes of transportation. traffic control devices, introduction to traffic signal design, rail transportation, elements of rail design, air transport demand, selection of airport site and runway orientation, airport passenger terminal areas, water transportation, planning and design of water ports.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 351 : Fluid Mechanics for Civil Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Properties of fluids, hydrostatics, dynamics of fluids, system and control volume, continuity equations, Euler and Bernoulli equations, energy, linear momentum, angular momentum with applications, dimensional analysis and dynamic similitude, viscosity impact, laminar flow through tubes, hydraulic and energy grade lines, turbulent flow in pressure conduits and in open channels, steady incompressible flow through simple pipes and open channels.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 352 : Hydraulics and Hydrology

Prerequisit:
Description: Pipe flow networks, hydraulic machinery, flow in open channels, hydraulics of wells, elements of hydrology, hydrologic cycle, precipitation, evaporation, transpiration and surface run off, hydrographs, design discharge, rainfall statistics, magnitude of floods, channels routing, watershed characteristics, frequency analysis, the unit hydrograph, SCS Curve Number Method, aquifers, Darcy’s law, and well hydraulics.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 354 : Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics Laboratory

Prerequisit:
Description: Experiments on: properties of fluids; flow measurements; statics of fluids; principles of continuity, Bernoulli, energy, and momentum; the effects of viscosity; flow in open channels, pumps.
Credit Hours: 1 credit hour, 3 practical hours

 

 

CE 370 : Management and Engineering Economics

Prerequisit:
Description: Introduction to fundamental principles in management, planning principles, general introduction to the systems used in the planning process, introduction to engineering economics, equations of the benefits and rewards, the study of economic alternatives, the financial value of time, evaluation of alternatives in the public and private sectors, analysis of depreciation and tax calculations, estimation and reduction of capital and operating costs to a minimum, the interest rate and it is equations, cash flow diagrams, depreciation.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 371 : Building Construction

Prerequisit:
Description: Introduction to the development of building philosophy, types of buildings, structural elements and transfer of load among the building components, types of foundations, geometric design of foundations, design of stairs. Form work, flooring, and damp proofing, provision of joints in structures, timber structures design drawing sections and details of the different civil engineering works.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 431 : Structural Analysis 2

Prerequisit:
Description: Analysis of statically indeterminate structures: slope deflection method, moment distribution method, non-prismatic members, stiffness method for trusses, beams and frames, computer applications.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 432 : Reinforced Concrete 1

Prerequisit:
Description: Introduction to materials used, flexural analysis and design of rectangular and T-section beams, singly reinforced and doubly reinforced beams, shear and diagonal tension in beams, bond, anchorage and development length, analysis and design of one-way and two-way edge slabs, design of short columns and concrete elements subjected to compression loads and bending moments.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 434 : Steel Structures Design

Prerequisit:
Description: Properties of structural steel, elastic design and analysis of structural elements, tension members, compression members, beams, beam columns, Connections, weld and bolt design, design of trusses and moment resisting frames, introduction to plastic design.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 442 : Pavment Material and Design

Prerequisit:
Description: Types of pavements and their definitions, soil classification for road use, types of bituminous materials and tests performed, asphalt use for roads, design of asphalt mixtures using Marshall method, the analysis of stresses in rigid and flexible pavements, pavement layers, determination of equivalent single axle loads, design of flexible and rigid pavements using AASHTO method.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 444 : Highway Laboratory

Prerequisit:
Description: Aggregate tests: aggregate gradation, specific gravity. California Bearing Ratio and absorption. Asphalt tests: asphalt viscosity, penetration, flash point, fire point and ductility. Asphalt concrete tests: Marshall test, skid resistance and analysis of mixtures.
Credit Hours: 1 credit hour, 3 practical hours

 

 

CE 443 : Highway Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Horizontal simple curve elements, design, setting out and ways to overcome the problems associated, highway location, spiral transition curves (Clothoid) design and setting out, cross-slopes, vertical curves properties, types, calculations and seting out, setting out considerations for horizontal and vertical curves, sight distance requirements, design of intersections, types of interchange.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 452 : Sanitary Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Sources of wastewater, quantity and type of wastewater, primary treatment and secondary treatment containing activated sludge and natural technique, treatment of sludge aerobically and anaerobically, methods of treated water disposal and reuse, hydraulics of sewage systems and the principles of design.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 453 : Sanitary Engineering Laboratory

Prerequisit:
Description: Water and Wastewater Analysis including: solids determination, spectrophotometry and Beers’ law, pH, Acidity and alkalinity, water hardness, turbidity measurement, acid-base titration, Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Bacterial enumeration in water, Coliform test, heavy metals determination and trace contaminants.
Credit Hours: 1 credit hour, 3 practical hours

 

 

CE 462 : Geotechnical Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Introduction to geotechnical engineering, review the basics of geology, soil mineralogy, classification of soils, compaction in the laboratory and in the field, water flow and hydraulic properties, stresses in soils, consolidation and settlement analysis. shear strength of soils.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 463 : Geotechnical Engineering Laboratory

Prerequisit:
Description: The use of methods of soil testing to determine the physical properties of different types of soil. Laboratory tests include: sieve and hydrometer analysis, atterberg limits (liquid, plastic and shrinkage limits), compaction, permeability tests (constant and falling head), consolidation, soil swelling and swelling pressure, direct shear, unconfined compression test, triaxial compression test. Course emphasizes on the analysis of laboratory results and writing technical reports.
Credit Hours: 1 credit hour, 3 practical hours

 

 

CE 464 : Foundation Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Boring and sampling, in-site tests, classification of foundations, bearing capacity and settlement of foundations, , shallow foundations design: single and mat foundations, deep foundations: type of deep foundations, Pile foundations analysis and design, Earth pressure and retaining walls.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 471 : Specifications, Contracts

Prerequisit:
Description: Contracts according to Jordanian law, the legal aspects of engineering works, general and special conditions in contracts. Settlement of disputes in the contracts, specifications of different engineering materials, ethics of the engineering profession.
Credit Hours: 2 credit hours

 

 

CE 472 : and Quantity Surveying

Prerequisit:
Description: Technical engineering report writing, quantity surveying and cost of civil engineering works. Infrastructure maintenance, buildings maintenance, maintenance of bridges, road maintenance, maintenance of foundations, design criteria, maintenance management.
Credit Hours: 2 credit hours

 

 

CE473 : Construction Materials Quality Assurance and Structures Maintenance

Prerequisit:
Description: Specifications of construction materials and methods of tests, methods of sampling, statistical analysis of samples, quality control, standards development, examples from site, examples for results from destructive and nondestructive tests.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 500 : Field Training

Prerequisit:
Description: Practical training in a Civil Engineering Project or any other places approved by the department, and according to the regulations drafted by the faculty of engineering training committee.
Credit Hours: 6 credit hours

 

 

CE 503 : Geographic Information Systems

Prerequisit:
Description: Study the fundamental of GIS, explore the data and data entry in GIS, data structure for GIS, data acquisition, data processing, database management, analysis and manipulation of data, emphasis on product generation, maps, projection and datum, data management and planning, computer application of GIS in civil engineering.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 504 : Dam Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Different types of dams, choosing dam type according to site location, type of forces acting on dams, design and construction of different types of dams: gravity dams, arch dams, buttress dams, hollow dams, earth and rock-fill dams, cofferdams, weirs, spillways dam tunnels and gates, saturation and infiltration, analysis of foundations, equilibrium of slopes, safety of dams, methods of construction of dams.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 531 : Reinforced Concrete 2

Prerequisit:
Description: Introduction to design according to working stress method, serviceability of the structures, deflection and cracking control, analysis and design for torsion, design of solid and ribbed slabs, design of columns under biaxial bending, slender columns, frames and stairs, modeling of structures, foundation design.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 532 : Prestressed Concrete

Prerequisit:
Description: Basic principles, short- and long-term properties of constituent materials, partial prestressing, flexural behavior, analysis and design of prestressed concrete beams, classification, cracking, pretensioning, post-tensioning, methods of design, load balancing, ultimate strength, strain limits, flexural efficiency, bond, load transfer and development lengths, anchorage zone design, shear and diagonal tension. Evaluation of immediate and long-term losses. Composite construction and design, shear-friction theory, deflection calculation using approximate single time step approach.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 535 : Computer-Aided Analysis and Design of CE Structures

Prerequisit:
Description: Analysis of structures and civil engineering systems using computer, emphasis on the software used in engineering projects and industry.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 536 : Bridge Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Types of bridges; loads on bridges, analysis and design of reinforced concrete slab and girder type bridges, precast prestressed concrete bridges, metallic bridges, substructure design, construction details.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 537 : Earthquake Resistant Design Of Structures

Prerequisit:
Description: Basic seismology and earthquake characteristics, seismic response of structures, General principles of earthquake resistant building design. Buildings with irregularities. seismic Earthquake building Code. Analysis methods. Equivalent seismic load method. Mode superposition method. Analysis methods in time domain. Ductility. Slabs. Beams. Columns. Structural walls. Beam-column joints. Foundations. A model for the earthquake resistant design.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 546 : Maintenance of roads

Prerequisit:
Description: Maintenance management concepts and components, evaluation of road conditions: pavement, shoulders and drainage facilities, distresses in pavement and shoulders, pavement condition survey and rating procedures, assessment of maintenance needs, evaluation and selection of proper maintenance alternatives, rehabilitation and repair of different pavement distresses.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 552 : Water sources Management

Prerequisit:
Description: Water laws, reservoirs, dams and reservoir basins, hydro-power generation, flood estimation, routing and control, engineering economy in water resources planning, topics in arid and semi-arid regions water resources, desertification and water conservation techniques, reuse of water, remote sensing of arid water resources, linear programming and its applications in water resources. Groundwater and the hydrologic cycle; Darcy’s law; groundwater flow equations; analytic solutions; type curves; superposition; aquifer evaluation: pump test, slug test; salt water intrusion; delayed yield; basics of numerical modeling; groundwater contamination; transport processes; one dimensional transport equation and available solutions; and groundwater remediation.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 565 : Applied Geotechnical Engineering

Prerequisit:
Description: Application of soil mechanics to earth pressures and retaining structures, excavation support, bracing, cofferdams, tunnels, culverts, strength of intact rock, strength of rock joints, foundation on rock, stability of slopes in soil and rock, stability of earth and rockfill dams.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 570 : Management of Construction Projects 1

Prerequisit:
Description: Duties and responsibilities of project managers, organization and management of engineering projects, network presentation and calculations, role of networks and bar-charts in project planning, monitoring and following up with projects, resources use and cost control, resource leveling and allocation, selection of equipment and adaption with standard construction methods, calculation of equipment, productivity and production costs.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 571 : Critical Path Method

Prerequisit:
Description: Planning and organization of building elements using the critical path method (CPM), projects implementation control, the principles of networks overlapping, costs of building elements, principles of BERT system.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 573 : Construction Equipment

Prerequisit:
Description: Studies on the types of equipment used in construction projects, selection of the construction equipment in economic terms, the properties of construction equipment operation.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 574 : Management of Construction Companies

Prerequisit:
Description: Planning and organization of construction companies, design the organizational structure of companies, marketing, management information system, cost accounting, time management, supervision, management operation of the head offices, studies and field applications.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 575 : Total Quality Management

Prerequisit:
Description: This course identifies the basic concepts of quality management and quality standards according to international standards organization (ISO) and its applications, as well as discusses the impact of quality on business organizations. This course aims at introducing the basic elements of TQM such as leadership, customer satisfaction, employee involvement, continuous process improvement, supplies partnership and performance measures the course also introducing the tools and technique total quality management.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 577 : Management of Traffic Systems

Prerequisit:
Description: Management of the various transportation systems including the downtown road network, intersections, major roads and freeways, management of roads in residential areas, public transit management, restrictive actions and management of parking lots, actions to improve traffic safety and environment, applications and concepts of traffic systems management.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 578 : Heavy Industrial Facilities

Prerequisit:
Description: Design of elements of heavy industrial facilities such as electricity stations, oil refineries and chemical plants, preparing specifications and plans for these facilities, contract preparation, quality control, site preparation, organization of construction works.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 579 : Management of Construction Projects (2)

Prerequisit:
Description: The course provides the basics for various methods used in construction projects management, an overview of the process and the basics of advanced studies in projects managements which enable the student to develop awareness and knowledge of numerous cases of construction projects management. This course aims primarily to introduce the methods of management of the construction and the activities that take place during the project construction as well as the responsibilities involved in managing a successful project. Other topics that include the difference between leadership and management, description of the construction management process, description of the project regulations and description of ways to keep up with the successes and failures in the construction project.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 580 : Selected Topics

Prerequisit:
Description: Lectures and discussions focusing on advanced topics in the field of civil engineering and construction management that have not been represented in any of the other courses.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 581 : Projects Resources Management

Prerequisit:
Description: This course discusses the duties of project manager and it is essential for the student to have a detailed knowledge of how to manage engineering resources in the project through the future extrapolation to optimize the use of project resources, planning and scheduling of use of available resources, sources of resources and analysis of the problems expected from the lack of resources, as well as to study the problems associated with the optimal use of available resources on site, how to implement the immediate program on the project work plan to achieve the optimal use of resources on site.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 581 : Cost and Finance Management

Prerequisit:
Description: The studies in this course deal with analysis of options for the formation of the organizational structures of executive contracting companies. The course also addresses the study of methods for cost estimation, standards setting, planning and programming of costs and forecasting cash flow, on-site registration for the actual cost. It also handles how to deal with cost reports and follow up with the cost changes to control and evaluate the cost. Finally, the course will include the economic evaluation of engineering projects, financial management, budget setting and control.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours

 

 

CE 597 : Graduation Project

Prerequisit:
Description: Directed study in civil engineering, introduction to research methods, seminars on topics of interest in civil engineering.
Credit Hours: 1 credit hour

 

 

CE 598 : Graduation Project

Prerequisit:
Description: Planning, design, construction management in civil engineering projects. Scientific report writing and preparation of engineering plans for the project.
Credit Hours: 3 credit hours