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Civil Engineering 1

Aqueducts A system of bridges and canals, used to redirect and supply cities with safe water
Construction Engineering Directs building of bridges, tunnels, dams, and super structures
Water Resources Refers to rivers, irrigation, water supply, and sewage disposal
Environmental Engineer Directs preservation and cleanup of water and the natural landscape
Transportation Engineer Directs highway and railroad building and repair, and traffic control projects
Geotechnical Engineer Directs earthwork, soil mechanics, and foundation projects
BS degree Bachelors degree in science
BEng Bachelors degree in civil engineering (a four-year college degree)
Structural design A process of applying engineering mechanics to create a functional, economic, and safe structure for the public
Retaining wall A structure that holds back earth materials
Structural analysis A set of physical laws and mathematics required to study and predict the behavior of structures
Hydraulic Engineering The field of engineering concerned with the flow and conveyance of fluids, principally water.
Structural Engineering A subfield of civil engineering that deals with the design of any structural systems whose purpose is to support and resist various loads
Created by: lkimberland