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CEE 1A. Graphics Course. 1 Unit.

This course, intended for students taking a design studio, will focus on presentation theories, skills and design approaches. Through readings and exercises, and ultimately the student's own work, students will develop skill and complexity in their graphic and verbal presentations.

CEE 10A. Introduction to Architecture. 2 Units.

This class introduces students to the discipline of architecture and to the fundamental question: What is an architect and how is architecture distinct from other arts and sciences? To answer this question, the class will focus on concepts important to the practice of architecture including: project conception, drawing, modeling, materials, structure, form, and professionalism. These terms will be investigated through short talks, site visits, historical precedent, in-class exercises, panel discussions and two on-campus case studies. No prior knowledge of architecture is required.

CEE 10B. Presentation Skills. 0 Units.

TBD.

CEE 11SC. People, Land, and Water in the Heart of the West. 2 Units.

Salmon River. Sun Valley. Pioneer Mountains. The names speak of powerful forces and ideas in the American West. Central Idaho - a landscape embracing snow-capped mountains, raging rivers, sagebrush deserts, farms, ranches, and resort communities - is our classroom for this field-based seminar led by David Freyberg, professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and David Kennedy, professor emeritus of History. nnThis course focuses on the history and future of a broad range of natural resource management issues in the western United States. We will spend a week on campus preparing for a two-week field course in Idaho exploring working landscapes, private and public lands, water and fisheries, conservation, and the history and literature of the relationship between people and the land in the American West. After the first week spent on campus, we will drive to Idaho to begin the field portion of our seminar. In Idaho, we will spend time near Twin Falls, at Lava Lake Ranch near Craters of the Moon National Monument, in Custer County at the Upper Salmon River, and near Stanley in the Sawtooth National Forest. No prior camping experience is required, but students should be comfortable living outdoors in mobile base camps for periods of several days. Students will investigate specific issues in-depth and present their findings at the end of the course.
Same as: EARTHSYS 13SC

CEE 13SI. Introduction to Architectural Modeling. 2 Units.

Architecture is half design, half communicating design. In this course, students will gain the skills necessary to communicate architectural concepts through 3D modeling. From foam core to basswood to less known materials, students will gain a tactile understanding of material qualities and present their study models in portfolio format. Special focus will also be placed on techniques incorporating both computer-aided drafting and physical modeling through the laser cutter machine. No prior experience is necessary, but students will be expected to work in the studio outside of class time. Limited enrollment. Please contact Derek Ouyang at derekouyang@gmail.com for more info.. Class meets in PRL 36.

CEE 20. Elementary Surveying. 0-60 Units.

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CEE 29N. Managing Natural Disaster Risk. 3 Units.

Natural disasters arise from the interaction of natural processes, such as earthquakes or floods, with human development that suffers safety-related and economic losses. We cannot predict exactly when those disasters will occur, or prevent them entirely, but we have a number of engineering and policy options that can reduce the impacts of such events.

CEE 31B. Architectural Drawing and Rendering. 4 Units.

Course will expand on basics taught in CEE 31. Refresher on the basics of plans, sections, elevations, axonometrics, and perspectives. Students will be encouraged in conceptual thinking and translating concepts into Architecture. Introduction of computers for renderings and drafting as well as expanding on early model building. Field trip.

CEE 31Q. Accessing Architecture Through Drawing. 4 Units.

Preference to sophomores. Drawing architecture provides a deeper understanding of the intricacies and subtleties that characterize contemporary buildings. How to dissect buildings and appreciate the formal elements of a building, including scale, shape, proportion, colors and materials, and the problem solving reflected in the design. Students construct conventional architectural drawings, such as plans, elevations, and perspectives. Limited enrollment.

CEE 32G. Architecture Since 1900. 4 Units.

Art 142 is an introduction to the history of architecture since 1900 and how it has shaped and been shaped by its cultural contexts. The class also investigates the essential relationship between built form and theory during this period.
Same as: ARTHIST 142

CEE 32H. Transparent Structures: Design-Build Seminar Proposal. 2 Units.

This design-build seminar investigates the use of glass as a structural system and spatial medium. We will examine the physical and visual properties of engineered high-strength glass, and develop structural systems and spatial configurations that will expand our understanding of what glass can do. The seminar will culminate in a full-scale installation of the developed design on campus. The experiential objectives of the seminar draw upon Colin Rowe's definition of phenomenal transparency as a unique spatial order, in which the perception of space is fluctuating and in constant activity. The installation will act as a filter through which the surrounding context will be redefined, resulting in a complex spatial experience.

CEE 44Q. Critical Thinking and Career Skills. 3 Units.

Factors required for successful careers. Guest speakers. Case studies. Participation in real world corporate interviews, testing and reviews conducted by industry trainers. Limited enrollment.

CEE 48N. Managing Complex, Global Projects. 3 Units.

This freshman seminar highlights the challenges the challenges associated with planning and executing complex and challenging global projects in private, governmental and nonprofit/NGO settings. Covers organization and project management theory, methods, and tools to optimize the design of work processes and organizations to enhance complex, global project outcomes. Student teams model and analyze the work process and organization of a real-world project team engaged in a challenging local or global project.

CEE 70. Environmental Science and Technology. 3 Units.

Introduction to environmental quality and the technical background necessary for understanding environmental issues, controlling environmental degradation, and preserving air and water quality. Material balance concepts for tracking substances in the environmental and engineering systems.
Same as: ENGR 90

CEE 101C. Geotechnical Engineering. 3-4 Units.

Introduction to the principles of soil mechanics. Soil classification, shear strength and stress-strain behavior of soils, consolidation theory, analysis and design of earth retaining structures, introduction to shallow and deep foundation design, slope stability. Lab projects. Prerequisite: ENGR 14. Recommended: 101A.

CEE 102. Legal Principles in Design, Construction, and Project Delivery. 3 Units.

Introduction to the key legal principles affecting design, construction and the delivery of infrastructure projects. The course begins with an introduction to the structure of law, including principles of contract, negligence, professional responsibility, intellectual property, land use and environmental law, then draws on these concepts to examine current and developing means of project delivery.

CEE 107S. Energy Resources: Fuels and Tools. 3 Units.

Energy is a vital part of our daily lives. This course examines where that energy comes from, and the advantages and disadvantages across different fuels. Contextual analysis of energy decisions for transportation and electricity generation around the world. Energy resources covered include oil, biomass, natural gas, nuclear, hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal, and emerging technologies. Prerequisites: Algebra. Note: may not be taken by students who have completed CEE 173A, CEE 207 or EARTHSYS 103.
Same as: CEE 207S

CEE 109. Creating a Green Student Workforce to Help Implement Stanford's Sustainability Vision. 2 Units.

Examination of program-based local actions that promote resource resource conservation and an educational environment for sustainability. Examination of building-level actions that contribute to conservation, lower utility costs, and generate understanding of sustainability consistent with Stanford's commitment to sustainability as a core value. Overview of operational sustainability including energy, water, buildings, waste, and food systems. Practical training to enable students to become sustainability coordinators for their dorms or academic units.
Same as: EARTHSYS 109, ENVRINST 109

CEE 112C. Industry Applications of Virtual Design & Construction. 2-4 Units.

Following the Autumn- and Winter-quarter course series, CEE 112C/212C is an industry-focused and project-based practicum that focuses on the industry applications of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC). Students will be paired up with industry-based VDC projects with public owners and private developers, such as GSA Public Buildings Service, the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway, Optima, Walt Disney Imagineering, Microsoft facilities and/or other CIFE International members. Independently, students will conduct case studies and/or develop VDC and building information models (BIM) using off-the-shelf technologies for project analysis, collaboration, communication and optimization. Students will gain insights and develop skills that are essential for academic research, internships or industry practice in VDC. Prerequisite: CEE 112A/212A, CEE 112B/212B, CEE 159C/259C, CEE 159D/259D, or Instructor's Approval.
Same as: CEE 212C

CEE 115. Goals and Methods of Sustainable Building Projects. 3 Units.

(Graduate students register for 215.) Goals related to sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, and economic and social sustainability. Methods to integrate these goals and enhance the economic, ecological, and equitable value of building projects. Industry and academic rating systems, project case studies, guest lecturers, and group project.
Same as: CEE 215

CEE 120B. Building Information Modeling Workshop. 2-4 Units.

This course builds upon the Building Information Model concepts introduced in 110A/220A and illustrates how BIM modeling tools are used to design, analyze, and model building systems including structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection.nThe course covers the essential physical principles, design criteria, and design strategies for each system and explores processes and tools for modeling those systems and analyzing their performance.
Same as: CEE 220B

CEE 120C. Parametric Design and Optimization. 2-4 Units.

This course explores tools and techniques for computational design and parametric modeling as a foundation for design optimization. Class sessions will introduce several parametric design modeling platforms and scripting environments that enable rapid generation of 3D models and enable rapid evaluation of parametrically-driven design alternatives.nnTopics to be featured include:n-Principles of parametric design vs. direct modelingn-Design exploration using parametric modeling platforms (Revit/FormIt, Rhino)n-Visual scripting languages and environments (Dynamo, Grasshopper, DesignScript)n-Single- and multi-dimensional optimization techniques and guidance strategies.
Same as: CEE 220C

CEE 120S. Building Information Modeling Special Study. 2-4 Units.

Special studies of Building Information Modeling strategies and techniques focused on creating, managing, and applying models in the building design and construction process. Processes and tools for creating, organizing, and working with 2D and 3D computer representations of building components to produce models used in design, construction planning, visualization, and analysis.
Same as: CEE 220S

CEE 122B. Computer Integrated A/E/C. 2 Units.

Undergraduates serve as apprentices to graduate students in the AEC global project teams in CEE 222B. Project activity focuses on modeling, simulation, life-cycle cost, and cost benefit analysis in the project development phase. Prerequisite: CEE 122A.

CEE 129. Climate Change Adaptation for Coastal Cities: Engineering and Policy for a Sustainable Future. 3 Units.

How will climate change affect cities and how will cities respond? Includes an exploration of the threat of climate change to coastal cities worldwide and the potential engineering and policy responses. Understanding of the nature of the challenge of city adaptation planning in terms of earth systems, infrastructure development, urban planning, and social systems. Consideration of economic, social, legal and environmental implications. Student projects will contribute to on-going research. Interdisciplinary. Guest speakers, case studies, and readings.
Same as: CEE 229

CEE 129S. Climate Change Adaptation in the Coastal Built Environment. 1 Unit.

How will climate change impact coastal ports and harbors around the world? Leading experts discuss the latest science, policy, and engineering research on this important issue, including the necessary response to protect ports and harbors from significant sea-level rise and storm surge. Focus is on the built environment. Guest speakers. CEE 229/129 for research option. See www.groupspaces.com/seaports2100.
Same as: CEE 229S

CEE 130. Architectural Design: 3-D Modeling, Methodology, and Process. 4 Units.

Preference to Architectural Design majors; others by consent of instructor. Projects investigate conceptual approaches to the design of key architectural elements, such as wall and roof. Functional and structural considerations. Focus is on constructing 3-D models in a range of materials; 3-D computer modeling. Students keep a graphic account of the evolution of their design process. Final project entails design of a simple structure. Limited enrollment. Pre- or corequisite: CEE 31 or 31Q.

CEE 131A. Professional Practice: Mixed-Use Design in an Urban Setting. 4 Units.

The delivery of a successful building design program involves unique collaboration between architect and client. This course will endeavor to teach the skills necessary for a designer to identify, evaluate, conceptualize and fully document a complex mixed-use urban design. Students will complete the course with a detailed knowledge of the consultants, engineers and other professionals needed for a complete program. Course deliverables will include three short assignments and a final project consisting of basic schematic drawings for the selected project.nnGuest presenters will cover topics of interest. Lectures, discussions, in-class studio-work and an oral presentation.nPre-requisite: CEE 130.

CEE 132. Interplay of Architecture and Engineering. 4 Units.

The range of requirements that drive a building's design including architecture, engineering, constructability, building codes, and budget. Case studies illustrate how structural and mechanical systems are integrated into building types including residential, office, commercial, and retail. In-class studio work.
Same as: CEE 232

CEE 133. Advanced Rhinoceros Modeling and Workflows. 3 Units.

Rhinoceros is a powerful 3D modeling program that provides great control and accuracy, and also allows great flexibility and creativity in the design process. Rhinoceros is used by many top-level architecture firms because it can be customized, it can be integrated with many other design programs, and has the potential to create unique and detailed forms. The course will concentrate on introducing students to the Rhinoceros platform in great depth so that they may comfortably utilize the program for any type of design project.nnIn addition to basic and advanced modeling skills in Rhinoceros, the course will explore an integrated workflow between design environments. Comprehension will be expanded from simple 3D modeling to a process that optimizes the strengths of different design platforms. Students will study and implement an integrated workflow that connects powerful conceptual modeling with building information models in order to produce a quality design product ready for documentation and presentation.
Same as: CEE 233

CEE 136. Green Architecture. 4 Units.

Preference to Architectural Design and CEE majors; others by consent of instructor. An architectural design studio exploring green design and green design processes. Initial sessions develop a working definition of sustainable design and strategies for greening the built environment in preparation for design studio work. Prerequisites: 31 or 31Q, and 110 and 130. Enrollment is limited to 14 (or possibly 16) students. Please do not enroll in the class until after attending the first class meeting. If the number of students interested in taking the class is greater than 14 (or possibly 16), space will be assigned based on requirements for graduation.
Same as: CEE 236

CEE 138A. Contemporary Architecture: Materials, Structures, and Innovations. 3 Units.

Structural and material bases for contemporary architecture; its roots in modern innovations. Recent technological developments; new materials and structural expressions. Sources include specific buildings and construction techniques. How to think critically about design strategies, material properties, and structural techniques.

CEE 141B. Infrastructure Project Delivery. 3 Units.

Infrastructure is critical to the economy, global competitiveness and quality of life. Topics include energy, transportation, water, public facilities ,and communications sectors. Analysis of how projects are designed, constructed, operated, and maintained. Focus is on public works projects in the U.S. Alternative project delivery approaches and organizational strategies. Case studies of real infrastructure projects. Industry guest speakers. Student teams prepare finance/design/build/operate/maintain project proposals.
Same as: CEE 241B

CEE 141C. Global Infrastructure Projects Seminar. 1-2 Unit.

Real infrastructure projects presented by industry guest speakers. Energy, transportation, water, public facilities and communications projects are featured. Course provides comparisons of project development and delivery approaches for mega-projects around the world. Alternative project delivery methods, the role of public and private sector, different project management strategies, and lessons learned. Field trips to local projects.
Same as: CEE 241C

CEE 142A. Negotiating Sustainable Development. 3 Units.

How to be effective at achieving sustainability by learning the skills required to negotiate differences between stakeholders who advocate for their own interests. How ecological, social, and economic interests can be effectively balanced and managed. How to be effective actors in the sustainability movement, and use frameworks to solve complex, multiparty processes. Case study analysis of domestic and international issues. Students negotiate on behalf of different interest groups in a variety of arenas including energy, climate, land use, and the built environment. One Saturday all day field trip. No prerequisites.
Same as: CEE 242A, EARTHSYS 142A, EARTHSYS 242A

CEE 151. Negotiation. 3 Units.

Students learn to prepare for and conduct negotiations in a variety of arenas including getting a job, managing workplace conflict, negotiating transactions, and managing personal relationships. Interactive class. The internationally travelled instructor who has mediated cases in over 75 countries will require students to negotiate real life case studies and discuss their results in class. Application required before first day of class; see Coursework.
Same as: CEE 251, EARTHSCI 251

CEE 160. Mechanics of Fluids Laboratory. 2 Units.

Lab experiments illustrate conservation principles and flows of real fluids, analysis of error and modeling of simple fluid systems. Corequisite: 101B.

CEE 166B. Floods and Droughts, Dams and Aqueducts. 3 Units.

Sociotechnical systems associated with human use of water as a resource and the hazards posed by too much or too little water. Potable and non-potable water use and conservation. Irrigation, hydroelectric power generation, rural and urban water supply systems, storm water management, flood damage mitigation, and water law and institutions. Emphasis is on engineering design. Prerequisite: 166A or equivalent. (Freyberg).
Same as: CEE 266B

CEE 169. Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Design. 5 Units.

Application of fluid mechanics, hydrology, water resources, environmental sciences, and engineering economy fundamentals to the design of a system addressing a complex problem of water in the natural and constructed environment. Problem changes each year, generally drawn from a challenge confronting the University or a local community. Student teams prepare proposals, progress reports, oral presentations, and a final design report. Prerequisite: senior in Civil Engineering or Environmental Engineering; 166B.

CEE 171E. Environmental Challenges and Policies in Europe. 3 Units.

Current and future environmental challenges in Europe and related public policies in the European Union (EU). State of the European environment and human development, European environmental policy-making (multi-level ecological governance), global ecological role of the EU. Specific challenges include climate change adaptation, mitigation (carbon taxes, carbon market), climate change and European cities, biodiversity and ecosystems preservation (economics of biodiversity), energy management. Specific policies include environmental justice (environmental inequalities), human development and environmental sustainability indicators (beyond GDP) and absolute and relative decoupling (carbon intensity and resource productivity improvement). Open to undergraduates (freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors) as CEE 171E.
Same as: CEE 271E

CEE 171F. New Indicators of Well-Being and Sustainability. 3 Units.

Explore new ways to better measure human development, comprehensive wealth and sustainability beyond standard economic indicators such as income and GDP. Examine how new indicators shape global, national and local policy worldwide. Well-being topics include health, happiness, trust, inequality and governance. Sustainability topics include sustainable development, environmental performance indicators, material flow analysis and decoupling, and inclusive wealth indicators. Students will build their own indicator of well-being and sustainability for a term paper.
Same as: CEE 271F

CEE 172S. Green House Gas Mitigation. 1-3 Unit.

This course will introduce the main concepts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measurement and management, and it will explore the main mitigation options for reducing emissions or sequestering carbon dioxide. It will address technical aspects of GHG mitigation via energy efficiency and demand-side management, energy in high-technology industry, distributed power and co-generation, the role of renewable energy in GHG management, carbon sequestration in forestry, agriculture, and geological formations. The course explores policy options, carbon trading and business strategies for GHG mitigation.
Same as: CEE 272S

CEE 173C. Introduction to Membrane Technology for Water / Wastewater Treatment. 3 Units.

This course equips students with a basic understanding of membrane processes and their application in the water industry. Topics covered include: introduction to membrane separation, reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, membrane characterization techniques (XPS, TEM, ATR-FTIR, streaming potential), mass transport phenomena (concentration polarization, solution-diffusion, pore-flow) fouling processes (scaling, biofouling), rejection of salts and trace organics, brine disposal, system design, energy and cost considerations of membrane treatment, pre- and post-treatment, case studies. The course includes a field trip to a reverse osmosis pilot plant and evaluation of field data.
Same as: CEE 273C

CEE 174A. Providing Safe Water for the Developing and Developed World. 3 Units.

This course will cover basic hydraulics and the fundamental processes used to provide and control water, and will introduce the basics of engineering design. In addition to understanding the details behind the fundamental processes, students will learn to feel comfortable developing initial design criteria (30% designs) for fundamental processes. Students should also develop a feel for the typical values of water treatment parameters and the equipment involved. The course should enable students to work competently in environmental engineering firms or on non-profit projects in the developing world such as Engineers without Borders. Pre-requisite: Chem31B/X.

CEE 176A. Energy Efficient Buildings. 3-4 Units.

Analysis and design. Thermal analysis of building envelope, heating and cooling requirements, HVAC, and building integrated PV systems. Emphasis is on residential passive solar design and solar water heating. Lab.

CEE 176C. Energy Storage Integration - Vehicles, Renewables, and the Grid. 3-4 Units.

This course will describe the background on existing energy storage solutions being used on the electric grid and in vehicles with a primary focus on batteries and electrochemical storage. It will discuss the operating characteristics, cost and efficiency of these technologies and how tradeoff decisions can be made. The course will describe the system-level integration of new storage technologies, including chargers, inverters, battery management systems and controls, into the existing vehicle and grid infrastructure. Specific focus will be given to the integration of electric vehicle charging combined with demand-side management, scheduled renewable energy absorption and local grid balancing. This course may be taken for 3 units; or 4 units if taken with the optional laboratory session.

CEE 176S. Instrumental Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment. 3 Units.

Introduction to the occurrence and behavior of trace organic compounds in the environment and focus on research approaches to investigate these compounds. Principles of analytical techniques and experimental approaches to detect and monitor trace organic contaminants in the environment will be examined. Students will critically review published original research and prepare and an original research project proposal.
Same as: CEE 276S

CEE 177S. Design for a Sustainable World. 1-5 Unit.

Technology-based problems faced by developing communities worldwide. Student groups partner with organizations abroad to work on concept, feasibility, design, implementation, and evaluation phases of various projects. Past projects include a water and health initiative, a green school design, seismic safety, and medical device. Admission based on written application and interview. See http://esw.stanford.edu for application. (Staff).
Same as: CEE 277S

CEE 177X. Current Topics in Sustainable Engineering. 1-3 Unit.

This course is the first half of a two quarter, project-based design course that addresses the cultural, political, organizational, technical, and business issues at the heart of implementing sustainable engineering projects in the developing world. Students will be placed into one of three project teams and tackle a real-world design challenge in partnership with social entrepreneurs and NGOs. In CEE 177X/277X, students will gain the background skills and context necessary to effectively design engineering projects in developing nations. Instructor consent required.
Same as: CEE 277X

CEE 178. Introduction to Human Exposure Analysis. 3 Units.

(Graduate students register for 276.) Scientific and engineering issues involved in quantifying human exposure to toxic chemicals in the environment. Pollutant behavior, inhalation exposure, dermal exposure, and assessment tools. Overview of the complexities, uncertainties, and physical, chemical, and biological issues relevant to risk assessment. Lab projects. Recommended: MATH 51. Apply at first class for admission.
Same as: CEE 276

CEE 179A. Water Chemistry Laboratory. 3 Units.

(Graduate students register for 273A.) Laboratory application of techniques for the analysis of natural and contaminated waters, emphasizing instrumental techniques.
Same as: CEE 273A

CEE 179C. Environmental Engineering Design. 5 Units.

Application of engineering fundamentals including environmental engineering, hydrology, and engineering economy to a design problem. Enrollment limited; preference to seniors in Civil and Environmental Engineering.

CEE 179X. Sustainable Urban System Seminar. 1 Unit.

TBD.
Same as: CEE 279X

CEE 180. Structural Analysis. 4 Units.

Analysis of beams, trusses, frames; method of indeterminate analysis by consistent displacement, least work, superposition equations, moment distribution. Introduction to matrix methods and computer methods of structural analysis. Prerequisite: 101A and ENGR 14.

CEE 181. Design of Steel Structures. 4 Units.

Concepts of the design of steel structures with a load and resistance factor design (LRFD) approach; types of loading; structural systems; design of tension members, compression members, beams, beam-columns, and connections; and design of trusses and frames. Prerequisite: 180.

CEE 198. Directed Reading or Special Studies in Civil Engineering. 1-4 Unit.

Written report or oral presentation required. Students must obtain a faculty sponsor.

CEE 199B. Directed Studies in Architecture. 1-4 Unit.

Projects may include studio-mentoring activities, directed reading and writing on topics in the history and theory of architectural design, or investigations into design methodologies.

CEE 199H. Undergraduate Honors Thesis. 2-3 Units.

For students who have declared the Civil Engineering B.S. honors major and have obtained approval of a topic for research under the guidance of a CEE faculty adviser. Letter grade only. Written thesis or oral presentation required.n (Staff).

CEE 199L. Independent Project in Civil and Environmental Engineering. 1-4 Unit.

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructor.

CEE 205B. Advanced Topics in Structural Concrete. 3 Units.

Concepts and application of strut and tie modeling including deep beams, design for torsion resistance, beam-column joints, bridge components, and post-tensioned anchor zones. Course project integrating computer simulation and physical experimentation of a structural concrete component. Prerequisites: CEE 285A or equivalent.

CEE 206A. Decision Models in Civil Engineering. 2 Units.

For advanced graduate students in CEE. Applications of decision science to address current challenges in selecting an appropriate site and appropriate design or retrofit strategy based on environmental, economic, and social factors. Examples from everyday civil and environmental engineering problems. Prerequisite: CEE 203 or equivalent.

CEE 207S. Energy Resources: Fuels and Tools. 3 Units.

Energy is a vital part of our daily lives. This course examines where that energy comes from, and the advantages and disadvantages across different fuels. Contextual analysis of energy decisions for transportation and electricity generation around the world. Energy resources covered include oil, biomass, natural gas, nuclear, hydropower, wind, solar, geothermal, and emerging technologies. Prerequisites: Algebra. Note: may not be taken by students who have completed CEE 173A, CEE 207 or EARTHSYS 103.
Same as: CEE 107S

CEE 209. Risk Quantification and Insurance. 2 Units.

Principles of risk management along with concepts of frequency and severity and various risk measures such as probabilities of exceeding given loss level, probabilities of insolvency, and expected value of shortfall will be introduced. Various risk handlingn techniques will be discussed with particular emphasis on insurance. Ability to express preferences between random future gains or losses, will be presented in the context of stochastic ordering of risks. Credibility theory and generalized linear models will be used for claims predictions. Prerequisites: CEE 203 or equivalent.

CEE 210A. Building Information Modeling and Short Course. 2-4 Units.

Creation, management, and application of building information models. Process and tools available for creating 2D and 3D computer representations of building components and geometries. Organizing and operating on models to produce architectural views and construction documents, renderings and animations, and interface with analysis tools. Lab exercises, class projects. Limited enrollment /instructor consent required.
Same as: CEE 110A

CEE 212C. Industry Applications of Virtual Design & Construction. 2-4 Units.

Following the Autumn- and Winter-quarter course series, CEE 112C/212C is an industry-focused and project-based practicum that focuses on the industry applications of Virtual Design and Construction (VDC). Students will be paired up with industry-based VDC projects with public owners and private developers, such as GSA Public Buildings Service, the Hong Kong Mass Transit Railway, Optima, Walt Disney Imagineering, Microsoft facilities and/or other CIFE International members. Independently, students will conduct case studies and/or develop VDC and building information models (BIM) using off-the-shelf technologies for project analysis, collaboration, communication and optimization. Students will gain insights and develop skills that are essential for academic research, internships or industry practice in VDC. Prerequisite: CEE 112A/212A, CEE 112B/212B, CEE 159C/259C, CEE 159D/259D, or Instructor's Approval.
Same as: CEE 112C

CEE 213. Patterns of Sustainability. 1-4 Unit.

This seminar examines the interrelated sustainability of the natural, built and social environments of places in which we live. Several BOSP centers and the home Stanford campus will hold this 1-2 unit seminar simultaneously and collaborate with a shared curriculum, assignments, web conference and a Wiki. The goal of the collaborative arrangement is to expose, share, compare and contrast views of sustainability in different parts of the world. We will look at and assess aspects of sustainability of the places we are living from a theoretical perspective from the literature, from observations and interviews in the countries in which we study.
Same as: CEE 113

CEE 217. Renewable Energy Infrastructure. 3 Units.

Construction of renewable energy infrastructure: geothermal, solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, wind, biomass. Construction and engineering challenges and related issues and drivers for performance, cost, and environmental impact. Context of renewable energy infrastructure development including comparison of the types of renewable energy, key economic, environmental, and social contextual factors, applicability of a type of renewable energy given a context, related barriers and opportunities. Class project to plan a start-up for developing a type of energy infrastructure based on an engineering innovation.

CEE 220C. Parametric Design and Optimization. 2-4 Units.

This course explores tools and techniques for computational design and parametric modeling as a foundation for design optimization. Class sessions will introduce several parametric design modeling platforms and scripting environments that enable rapid generation of 3D models and enable rapid evaluation of parametrically-driven design alternatives.nnTopics to be featured include:n-Principles of parametric design vs. direct modelingn-Design exploration using parametric modeling platforms (Revit/FormIt, Rhino)n-Visual scripting languages and environments (Dynamo, Grasshopper, DesignScript)n-Single- and multi-dimensional optimization techniques and guidance strategies.
Same as: CEE 120C

CEE 220S. Building Information Modeling Special Study. 2-4 Units.

Special studies of Building Information Modeling strategies and techniques focused on creating, managing, and applying models in the building design and construction process. Processes and tools for creating, organizing, and working with 2D and 3D computer representations of building components to produce models used in design, construction planning, visualization, and analysis.
Same as: CEE 120S

CEE 222B. Computer Integrated Architecture/Engineering/Construction (AEC) Global Teamwork. 2 Units.

Global AEC student teams continue their project activity focusing on the most challenging concept developed in 222A and chosen jointly with their client. Comprehensive team project focusing on design and construction, including: project development and documentation; detailing, 3D and 4D modeling, simulation, sustainable concepts, cost benefit analysis, and life-cycle cost analysis; and final project presentation of product and process. Prerequisite: CEE 222A.

CEE 223. Materials for Sustainable Urban Systems. 3 Units.

Students will learn to evaluate alternate materials and make a case for materials selection for given urban infrastructure projects considering the material's performance over time, life cycle impacts, and effect on humans. Limited enrollment. Pre-requisites: CEE 226, CEE 101A or equivalent.

CEE 223A. Based Materials, Properties and Durability. 2 Units.

Students will develop an understanding of the chemical and physical processes of cement and concrete hydration, strength development, mechanical performance and durability. Students will learn how the properties of materials and admixture combine to create a wide range of cement-based materials used in the built environment. The course will address sustainable construction, including the use of alternative cements, admixtures, and aggregates. Students will apply the principles in this course to various aspects of civil and structural engineering, including innovative mix design specification and review, structural investigations and failure analysis, and cementitious materials research.

CEE 226. Life Cycle Assessment for Complex Systems. 3-4 Units.

Life cycle modeling of products, industrial processes, and infrastructure/building systems; material and energy balances for large interdependent systems; environmental accounting; and life cycle costing. These methods, based on ISO 14000 standards, are used to examine emerging technologies, such as biobased products, building materials, building integrated photovoltaics, and alternative design strategies, such as remanufacturing, dematerialization, LEED, and Design for Environment: DfE. Student teams complete a life cycle assessment of a product or system chosen from industry.

CEE 226E. Advanced Topics in Integrated, Energy-Efficient Building Design. 2-3 Units.

Innovative methods and systems for the integrated design and evaluation of energy efficient buildings. Guest practitioners and researchers in energy efficient buildings. Student initiated final project. Prerequisites: CEE 156 or CEE 256. All students are expected to participate in the group project assignments. Students taking the course for two units will not be required to complete in-class assignments or individual homework assignments.

CEE 227A. Energy System Design in Eastern Europe. 2 Units.

Field-based seminar to evaluate and design future energy systems for Eastern Europe. 14-day field trip during early September 2013. Site visits, fact-finding, stakeholder meetings, presentation to policy makers. One unit for field trip; one unit for project deliverable. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Same as: CEE 127A

CEE 229S. Climate Change Adaptation in the Coastal Built Environment. 1 Unit.

How will climate change impact coastal ports and harbors around the world? Leading experts discuss the latest science, policy, and engineering research on this important issue, including the necessary response to protect ports and harbors from significant sea-level rise and storm surge. Focus is on the built environment. Guest speakers. CEE 229/129 for research option. See www.groupspaces.com/seaports2100.
Same as: CEE 129S

CEE 236. Green Architecture. 4 Units.

Preference to Architectural Design and CEE majors; others by consent of instructor. An architectural design studio exploring green design and green design processes. Initial sessions develop a working definition of sustainable design and strategies for greening the built environment in preparation for design studio work. Prerequisites: 31 or 31Q, and 110 and 130. Enrollment is limited to 14 (or possibly 16) students. Please do not enroll in the class until after attending the first class meeting. If the number of students interested in taking the class is greater than 14 (or possibly 16), space will be assigned based on requirements for graduation.
Same as: CEE 136

CEE 241B. Infrastructure Project Delivery. 3 Units.

Infrastructure is critical to the economy, global competitiveness and quality of life. Topics include energy, transportation, water, public facilities ,and communications sectors. Analysis of how projects are designed, constructed, operated, and maintained. Focus is on public works projects in the U.S. Alternative project delivery approaches and organizational strategies. Case studies of real infrastructure projects. Industry guest speakers. Student teams prepare finance/design/build/operate/maintain project proposals.
Same as: CEE 141B

CEE 241C. Global Infrastructure Projects Seminar. 1-2 Unit.

Real infrastructure projects presented by industry guest speakers. Energy, transportation, water, public facilities and communications projects are featured. Course provides comparisons of project development and delivery approaches for mega-projects around the world. Alternative project delivery methods, the role of public and private sector, different project management strategies, and lessons learned. Field trips to local projects.
Same as: CEE 141C

CEE 241T. Fundamentals of Managing Fabrication and Construction. 2 Units.

Schedule representations including Gantt chart, critical path method (CPM), 4D modeling, and location-based schedules (LBS); activity definition; Product Breakdown Structure (PBS) and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS); consideration of resources constraints, variability, and types of materials in schedule definition; production systems including push, pull, and collaborative systems; project control including earned value analysis (EVA) and plan percent complete (PPC); schedule performance metrics. Class will be held during the first five weeks of Autumn Quarter only.

CEE 242P. Designing Project Organizations. 2 Units.

Sequel to CEE 242T. Course develops information-processing approach for designing project and project-based company organizations to deliver sustainable construction projects; includes design of organizations and work processes for integrated project delivery and public-private partnership concession project delivery. Term project applies computer-based organization simulation to optimize design of project organization for a participating company.

CEE 245A. Global Project Seminar. 3 Units.

Issues related to large, complex, global development projects including infrastructure development, urban and rural development, and the development of new cities. Guest presentations by industry practitioners and academics, including: Sabeer Bhatia, founder of Hotmail and architect of NanoCity; Ian Bremmer, CEO of the Eurasia Group, and Greg Huger, managing director of AirliePartners. May be repeated for credit.

CEE 246. Entrepreneurship in Civil & Environmental Engineering. 3-4 Units.

Developing and implementing successful strategies for all kinds of companies in the architecture-engineering-construction industry. Develop a strategy for, and paly different management roles in, a simulated construction company. Develop business plans for a new company or new business activity within an existing company in this industry. Prerequisites: introductory engineering economy course such as E60 or CEE 246a; introductory accounting course such as CEE 246A, or MS&E 140 (on-line class available to meet prerequisites -- contact instructor). Enrollment limited to 48; no auditors. Instructions for applying to enroll are on Coursework website.

CEE 246B. Real Estate Finance Seminar. 1 Unit.

Real estate principles and process. Financial modeling. Feasibility analysis. Sources and uses of funds. Cash flow projections. Profit and loss reports. Financing issues for different types of real estate projects. Redevelopment projects. Financing green projects and technologies. Current challenges in financial markets. Group project and presentation. Limited enrollment with priority to CEM, DCI, and SDC students not enrolled in CEE 248. Prerequisites: CEE 246A or equivalent, ENGR 60. Recommended: knowledge of spreadsheets.

CEE 247. Cases in Personality, Leadership, and Negotiation. 3 Units.

Case studies target personality issues, risk willingness, and life skills essential for real world success. Failures, successes, and risk willingness in individual and group tasks based on the professor's experience as small business owner and construction engineer. Required full afternoon field trips to local sites. Application downloaded from coursework must be submitted before first class; mandatory first class attendance. No auditors.
Same as: CEE 147

CEE 247A. Network Governance. 3-4 Units.

This course aims at providing students with insights, concepts and skills needed to understand the dynamics of multi-actor interaction processes in uncertain and often highly politicized contexts and to be able to cope with technological and strategic uncertainties and risks including the unpredictable behavior of actors. They will develop knowledge, skills and competences about how to manage divergent and conflicting interests of different actors including principles of integrative negotiation, communication and mediation.

CEE 248G. Certifying Green Buildings. 1 Unit.

Open to all disciplines. Goal is prepare students for the United States Green Building Council's professional accreditation exam. Basic metrics for project certification via USGBC's LEED rating system. Recommended: familiarity with design and construction terminology .

CEE 249. Labor and Industrial Relations: Negotiations, Strikes, and Dispute Resolution. 2 Units.

Labor/management negotiations, content of a labor agreement, strikes, dispute resolution, contemporary issues affecting labor and management, and union versus open shop competitiveness in the marketplace. Case studies; presentations by union leaders, legal experts, and contractor principals. Simulated negotiation session with union officials and role play in an arbitration hearing.

CEE 252P. Construction Engineering Practicum. 3 Units.

Construction engineering is a series of technical activities to meet project objectives related to cost and schedule, safety, quality, and sustainability. These activities include: 1) designing temporary works and construction work processes; 2) providing the required temporary and permanent resources; and 3) integrating activities to consider construction during all project phases and between projects. The objectives of CEE252P are to learn about the technical fundamentals, resources, and field operations required to complete construction engineering activities and to develop a foundation for continued related learning. The course requires reviewing recorded presentations and other online resources, completing queries, participating in class sessions with guest speakers and in field trips, completing group exercises and projects, and preparing an individual final paper. The exercises, completed by all groups, include construction engineering activities for earthwork, concrete construction, and steel erection. Each group will also complete a project to analyze one of the following types of systems or facilities: building electrical systems, lighting systems, HVAC systems, control systems, solar photovoltaic power plant, solar thermal power plant, and wind turbine power plant.

CEE 254. Cases in Estimating Costs. 3 Units.

Students participate in bidding contests requiring cost determination in competitive markets. Monetary forces driving the construction industry as general principles applicable to any competitive business. Cases based on field trips and professor's experience as small business owner and construction engineer. Required full afternoon field trips to local sites. Limited enrollment; no auditors. Prerequisites: consent or intructor and application downloaded from CourseWork prior to start of class.
Same as: CEE 154

CEE 256. Building Systems. 4 Units.

HVAC, lighting, and envelope systems for commercial and institutional buildings, with a focus on energy efficient design. Knowledge and skills required in the development of low-energy buildings that provide high quality environment for occupants.
Same as: CEE 156

CEE 258B. Donald R. Watson Seminar in Construction Engineering and Management. 1 Unit.

Weekly seminars and field trips focusing on technical aspects of concrete and steel construction. Submission of abstract and paper required.

CEE 259A. Construction Problems. 1-3 Unit.

Group-selected problems in construction techniques, equipment, or management; preparation of oral and written reports. Guest specialists from the construction industry. See 299 for individual studies. Prerequisites: graduate standing in CEM program and consent of instructor.

CEE 262B. Transport and Mixing in Surface Water Flows. 3-4 Units.

Application of fluid mechanics to problems of pollutant transport and mixing in the water environment. Mathematical models of advection, diffusion, and dispersion. Application of theory to problems of transport and mixing in rivers, estuaries, and lakes and reservoirs. Recommended: 262A and CME 102 (formerly ENGR 155A), or equivalents.

CEE 262C. Modeling Environmental Flows. 3 Units.

Introduction to numerical methods for modeling surface water flows in rivers, lakes, estuaries and the coastal ocean. Topics include stability and accuracy analysis, curvilinear and unstructured grids, implicit/explicit methods, transport and diffusion, shallow water equations, nonhydrostatic equations, Navier-Stokes solvers, turbulence modeling. Prerequisites: CEE262A, CME206, or equivalent.

CEE 262E. Lakes and Reservoirs. 2-3 Units.

Physics and water quality dynamics in lakes and reservoirs. Implementation of physical and biogeochemical processes in 1-D models. Recommended: 262B.

CEE 262F. Ocean Waves. 3 Units.

The fluid mechanics of surface gravity waves in the ocean of relevance to engineers and oceanographers. Topics include irrotational waves, wave dispersion, wave spectra, effects of bathymetry (shoaling), mass transport, effects of viscosity, and mean currents driven by radiation stresses. Prerequisite: CEE 262A or a graduate class in fluid mechanics.

CEE 263C. Weather and Storms. 3 Units.

Daily and severe weather and global climate. Topics: structure and composition of the atmosphere, fog and cloud formation, rainfall, local winds, wind energy, global circulation, jet streams, high and low pressure systems, inversions, el Niño, la Niña, atmosphere/ocean interactions, fronts, cyclones, thunderstorms, lightning, tornadoes, hurricanes, pollutant transport, global climate and atmospheric optics.
Same as: CEE 63

CEE 264. Sediment Transport Modeling. 3 Units.

Mechanics of sediment transport in rivers, estuaries and coastal oceans, with an emphasis on development of models and application of three-dimensional software tools. Topics include bottom boundary layers in steady and wave-driven flows, bedform dynamics, suspended and bedload transport, cohesive sediments. Prerequisites: CEE262A or consent of instructor.

CEE 265A. Sustainable Water Resources Development. 3 Units.

Alternative criteria for judging the sustainability of projects. Application of criteria to evaluate sustainability of water resources projects in several countries. Case studies illustrate the role of political, social, economic, and environmental factors in decision making. Influence of international aid agencies and NGOs on water projects. Evaluation of benefit-cost analysis and environmental impact assessment as techniques for enhancing the sustainability of future projects. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: graduate standing in Environmental and Water Studies, or consent of instructor.

CEE 265C. Water Resources Management. 3 Units.

Examination of the basic principles of surface and ground water resources management in the context of increasing water scarcity and uncertainty due to climate change and other factors. Specific topics include reservoir, river basin and aquifer management, conjunctive use of surface andn ground water, and treated wastewater reuse. Special emphasis is placed on demand management through conservation, increased water use efficiency and economic measures. Besides the technical aspects of water management, an overview of its legal and institutional framework is provided.
Same as: CEE 165C

CEE 266B. Floods and Droughts, Dams and Aqueducts. 3 Units.

Sociotechnical systems associated with human use of water as a resource and the hazards posed by too much or too little water. Potable and non-potable water use and conservation. Irrigation, hydroelectric power generation, rural and urban water supply systems, storm water management, flood damage mitigation, and water law and institutions. Emphasis is on engineering design. Prerequisite: 166A or equivalent. (Freyberg).
Same as: CEE 166B

CEE 266C. Advanced Topics in Hydrology and Water Resources. 3 Units.

Graduate seminar. Focus is on one or more hydrologic processes or water resources systems. Topics vary based on student and instructor interest. Examples include freshwater wetland hydrology, watershed-scale hydrologic modeling, renaturalization of stream channels, reservoir sediment management, and dam removal. Enrollment limited. Prerequisites: 266A,B, or equivalents. Recommended: 260A or equivalent.

CEE 268. Groundwater Flow. 3-4 Units.

Flow and mass transport in porous media. Applications of potential flow theory and numerical modeling methods to practical groundwater problems: flow to and from wells, rivers, lakes, drainage ditches; flow through and under dams; streamline tracing; capture zones of wells; and mixing schemes for in-situ remediation. Prerequisites: calculus and introductory fluid mechanics.

CEE 269A. Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology Seminar. 1 Unit.

Problems in all branches of water resources. Talks by visitors, faculty, and students. May be repeated two times for credit.

CEE 269C. Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology. 1 Unit.

Problems in all branches of water resources. Talks by visitors, faculty, and students. May be repeated two times for credit.

CEE 270. Movement and Fate of Organic Contaminants in Waters. 3 Units.

Transport of chemical constituents in surface and groundwater including advection, dispersion, sorption, interphase mass transfer, and transformation; impacts on water quality. Emphasis is on physicochemical processes and the behavior of hazardous waste contaminants. Prerequisites: undergraduate chemistry and calculus. Recommended: 101B.

CEE 270B. Environmental Organic Reaction Chemistry. 2-3 Units.

With over 70,000 chemicals now in production worldwide, predicting their fate in the environment is a difficult task. The course focuses on developing two key skillls. First, students should develop the ability to derive mass balance equations used to quantify the fate of chemicals in the environment. With so many chemicals having been introduced in the past ~60 years, many of the key parameters needed for mass balance models have not been measured experimentally. The class builds on CEE 270, which developed methods of predicting equilibrium partitioning coefficients. For many situations involving reactions of target contaminants, equilibrium is not attained. The course develops methods of predicting the reactivity of chemicals based upon their chemical structures both qualitatively and quantitatively. natural reaction processes covered include acid-base speciation, nucleophilic substitution, oxidation/reduction reactions, and photochemical reactions. Key treatment ractions (ozone, UV treatment and advanced oxidation) are also covered. Prerequisites: CEE 270, Chem 31B/X.

CEE 271B. Environmental Biotechnology. 4 Units.

Stoichiometry, kinetics, and thermodynamics of microbial processes for the transformation of environmental contaminants. Design of dispersed growth and biofilm-based processes. Applications include treatment of municipal and industrial waste waters, detoxification of hazardous chemicals, and groundwater remediation. Prerequisites: 270; 177 or 274A or equivalents.

CEE 272S. Green House Gas Mitigation. 1-3 Unit.

This course will introduce the main concepts of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions measurement and management, and it will explore the main mitigation options for reducing emissions or sequestering carbon dioxide. It will address technical aspects of GHG mitigation via energy efficiency and demand-side management, energy in high-technology industry, distributed power and co-generation, the role of renewable energy in GHG management, carbon sequestration in forestry, agriculture, and geological formations. The course explores policy options, carbon trading and business strategies for GHG mitigation.
Same as: CEE 172S

CEE 272T. SmartGrids and Advanced Power Systems Seminar. 1-2 Unit.

A series of seminar and lectures focused on power engineering. Renowned researchers from universities and national labs will deliver bi-weekly seminars on the state of the art of power system engineering. Seminar topics may include: power system analysis and simulation, control and stability, new market mechanisms, computation challenges and solutions, detection and estimation, and the role of communications in the grid. The instructors will cover relevant background materials in the in-between weeks. The seminars are planned to continue throughout the next academic year, so the course may be repeated for credit.
Same as: EE 292T

CEE 273C. Introduction to Membrane Technology for Water / Wastewater Treatment. 3 Units.

This course equips students with a basic understanding of membrane processes and their application in the water industry. Topics covered include: introduction to membrane separation, reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, membrane characterization techniques (XPS, TEM, ATR-FTIR, streaming potential), mass transport phenomena (concentration polarization, solution-diffusion, pore-flow) fouling processes (scaling, biofouling), rejection of salts and trace organics, brine disposal, system design, energy and cost considerations of membrane treatment, pre- and post-treatment, case studies. The course includes a field trip to a reverse osmosis pilot plant and evaluation of field data.
Same as: CEE 173C

CEE 273S. Chemical Transformation of Environmental Organic Compounds. 3 Units.

This course provides an introduction to the chemistry of organic compounds focusing on chemical transformation and the application of this knowledge to understand and predict the fate of environmentally relevant organic chemicals. The course will cover fundamental rules that govern chemical transformations of organic compounds and will familiarize students with the major physical/chemical factors influencing the kinetics of organic reactions in nature. Prerequisites: CEE 270.

CEE 274A. Environmental Microbiology I. 3 Units.

Basics of microbiology and biochemistry. The biochemical and biophysical principles of biochemical reactions, energetics, and mechanisms of energy conservation. Diversity of microbial catabolism, flow of organic matter in nature: the carbon cycle, and biogeochemical cycles. Bacterial physiology, phylogeny, and the ecology of microbes in soil and marine sediments, bacterial adhesion, and biofilm formation. Microbes in the degradation of pollutants. Prerequisites: CHEM 33, 35, and BIOSCI 41, CHEMENG 181 (formerly 188), or equivalents.
Same as: CHEMENG 174, CHEMENG 274

CEE 274E. Pathogens in the Environment. 3 Units.

Sources, fates, movement, and ecology of waterborne pathogens in the natural environment and disinfection systems; epidemiology and microbial risk assessment. No microbiology background required; undergraduates may enroll with consent of instructor.

CEE 274P. Environmental Health Microbiology Lab. 3-4 Units.

Microbiology skills including culture-, microscope-, and molecular-based detection techniques. Focus is on standard and EPA-approved methods to enumerate and isolate organisms used to assess risk of enteric illnesses, such as coliforms, enterococci, and coliphage, in drinking and recreational waters including lakes, streams, and coastal waters. Student project to assess the microbial water quality of a natural water. Limited enrollment; priority to CEE graduate students. An application form must be filed and approved before admission to the class.

CEE 275B. Process Design for Environmental Biotechnology. 3 Units.

Use of microbial bioreactors for degradation of contaminants and recovery of clean water, clean energy and/or green materials. Student teams design, operate, and analyze bioreactors and learn to write consulting style reports. Limited enrollment. Prerequisites: 271B.

CEE 276C. Advanced Topics in Integrated Demand Side Management. 2 Units.

The American economy is highly inefficient: between 14-39% of the energy inputs into the US economy are ultimately used to create goods and services, while the remaining energy is lost in energy conversion and other inefficiencies. While this inefficiency results in a heavy social, environmental, and economic burden on both individuals and society as a whole, it also presents an tremendous opportunity to re-imagine how we use and manage our energy consumption. Recent technological advances, including the rise of information technology, sensors, controls, are dramatically re-shaping how energy is utilized, controlled, stored and integrated with traditional supply side resources. These emerging technologies and energy management techniques provide some of the greatest opportunities to improve the efficiency of our economy and address climate change.This course begins with an overview of demand side management (the application of efficiency, demand reduction, distributed generation, storage, and other resource to shape energy demand) practice to date and a detailed look at how energy is used throughout each sector of the economy. Based on this starting point, the course explores emerging technologies and optimization strategies that enable greater insight and control of energy use both at the device and aggregate level, including integration with renewables, storage, and electric vehicles. It then quantifies and monetizes these optimization strategies into revenue streams to both utility and end-user, and culminates in a discussion of how the intersection of these new technologies, optimization strategies, and revenue streams can help de-carbonize the American economy and shape energy use and the utility of the future. Prerequisites: This course is intended for students who wish to gain an understanding of how energy efficiency and demand management occurs in practice. While there are no formal prerequisites, it is expected that students will have familiarity with energy resources and building energy end uses, such as topics covered in CEE 176A/276A, CEE 173A/207A, CEE 156/256, and CEE226E.
Same as: CEE 176D

CEE 276E. Environmental Toxicants. 2-3 Units.

Chemicals in the environment that pose toxicity risk. Introduction to environmental toxicology principles for identifying and characterizing toxicants based on sources, properties, pathways, and toxic action. Past and present environmental toxicant issues.

CEE 276S. Instrumental Analysis of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment. 3 Units.

Introduction to the occurrence and behavior of trace organic compounds in the environment and focus on research approaches to investigate these compounds. Principles of analytical techniques and experimental approaches to detect and monitor trace organic contaminants in the environment will be examined. Students will critically review published original research and prepare and an original research project proposal.
Same as: CEE 176S

CEE 277S. Design for a Sustainable World. 1-5 Unit.

Technology-based problems faced by developing communities worldwide. Student groups partner with organizations abroad to work on concept, feasibility, design, implementation, and evaluation phases of various projects. Past projects include a water and health initiative, a green school design, seismic safety, and medical device. Admission based on written application and interview. See http://esw.stanford.edu for application. (Staff).
Same as: CEE 177S

CEE 277X. Current Topics in Sustainable Engineering. 1-3 Unit.

This course is the first half of a two quarter, project-based design course that addresses the cultural, political, organizational, technical, and business issues at the heart of implementing sustainable engineering projects in the developing world. Students will be placed into one of three project teams and tackle a real-world design challenge in partnership with social entrepreneurs and NGOs. In CEE 177X/277X, students will gain the background skills and context necessary to effectively design engineering projects in developing nations. Instructor consent required.
Same as: CEE 177X

CEE 279. Environmental Engineering Seminar. 1 Unit.

Current research, practice, and thinking in environmental engineering and science. Attendance at seminars is self-directed, the 20 hours of required seminar attendance may be accrued throughout the school year. Must prepare a publication synopsis, and maintain log of seminar attendance. See Aut Qtr CEE 279 syllabus for details on course requirements. Contact hildemann@stanford.edu to be added to Coursework website.

CEE 279X. Sustainable Urban System Seminar. 1 Unit.

TBD.
Same as: CEE 179X

CEE 281. Mechanics and Finite Elements. 3 Units.

Fluid conduction and solid deformation; conservation laws: balance of mass and balance of momentum; generalized Darcy's law and Hooke's law in 3D; the use of tensors in mechanics; finite element formulation of boundary-value problems; variational equations and Galerkin approximations; basic shape functions, numerical integration, and assembly operations.

CEE 285A. Advanced Structural Concrete Behavior and Design. 3-4 Units.

Behavior and design of reinforced and prestressed concrete for building and bridge design. Emphasis on flexural behavior, prestressed concrete design, slender columns, and two-way slab design & analysis.

CEE 287. Earthquake Resistant Design and Construction. 3-4 Units.

Evaluation, design, and construction of structures in seismic regions. Factors influencing earthquake ground motions, design spectra, design of linear and nonlinear single- and multiple-degree-of-freedom-system structures, force-based and displacement-based design methods, capacity design, detailing and construction of steel and reinforced concrete structures, introduction to performance-based design, seismic isolation, and energy dissipation. Prerequisites: 283 and either 285A or 285B.

CEE 288. Introduction to Performance Based Earthquake Engineering. 3-4 Units.

Earthquake phenomena, faulting, ground motion, earthquake hazard formulation, effects of earthquakes on manmade structures, response spectra, Fourier spectra, soil effects on ground motion and structural damage, methods for structural damage evaluation, and formulation of the performance-based earthquake engineering problems. Prerequisites: 203, 283.

CEE 290. Structural Performance and Failures. 2 Units.

Basic concepts in the definition of satisfactory structural performance; key elements in structural performance; types of failures, ranging from reduced serviceability to total collapse; failure sources and their root cause allocation, emphasizing design/construction process failures; failure prevention mechanisms; illustration with real life examples.

CEE 291. Solid Mechanics. 3 Units.

Introduction to vectors and tensors; kinematics, deformation, forces, and stress concept of continua and structures; balance principles; aspects of objectivity; hyperelastic materials; thermodynamics of materials; variational principles; applications to structural engineering.

CEE 292. Computational Micromechanics. 3 Units.

Thermodynamics of general internal variable formulations of inelasticity; 1D and 3D material models at small strains (nonlinear elasticity, viscoelasticity, plasticity, damage); development of efficient algorithms and finite element implementations; micromechanical based crystal plasticity models; review of nonlinear continuum mechanics; micromechanical based finite deformation rubber elasticity models; introduction to homogenization methods and micro-macro transitions. Prerequisite: CEE 281 or equivalent.

CEE 293. Foundations and Earth Structures. 3 Units.

Types, characteristics, analysis, and design of shallow and deep foundations; rigid and flexible retaining walls; braced excavations; settlement of footings in sands and clays; slope stability analysis by method of slices including search algorithms for the critical slip surface. Prerequisite: 101C or equivalent.

CEE 297. Issues in Geotechnical and Environmental Failures. 3 Units.

Causes and consequences of the failure of buildings, earth structures, waste storage, and high hazard facilities in contact with the environment; technical, ethical, economic, legal, and business aspects; failure analysis and forensic problems; prevention, liability, and dispute management. Case histories including earthquake, flood, and hazardous waste facilities. Student observation, participation in active lawsuits where possible.

CEE 297M. Managing Critical Infrastructure. 2 Units.

Safe and effective performance of infrastructure systems is critical to our economy, quality of life and safety. This course will present topics associated with risk analysis and management of critical civil infrastructure systems, tolerable risk and community resilience. Methods of risk analysis including systems analysis, reliability analysis, expert elicitation and systems analysis for spatially distributed infrastructure systems will be presented. Aspects of seismic and flood risk analysis will also be discussed. Case histories and lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina, Tohoku earthquake, among others will be presented. The evolution of change in the risk management of civil infrastructure systems; how they are analyzed, designed and operated is discussed. Guest speakers. Student presentations. (Prerequisite: CEE 203 or equivalent).

CEE 297R. Structural Geology and Rock Mechanics. 4 Units.

Quantitative field and laboratory data integrated with solutions to boundary value problems of continuum mechanics to understand tectonic processes in Earth's crust that lead to the development of geological structures including folds, faults, fractures and fabrics. Topics include: techniques and tools for structural mapping¿ differential geometry to characterize structures¿ dimensional analysis and scaling relations¿ kinematics of deformation and flow¿ traction and stress analysis, conservation of mass and momentum in a deformable continuum¿ linear elastic deformation and elastic properties¿ brittle deformation including fracture and faulting¿ model development and methodology. Data sets analyzed using MATLAB. Prerequisites: GES 1, MATH 53, MATLAB or equivalent.
Same as: GEOPHYS 251, GES 215

CEE 298. Structural Engineering and Geomechanics Seminar. 1 Unit.

Recommended for all graduate students. Lectures on topics of current interest in professional practice and research.

CEE 299. Independent Study in Civil Engineering for CEE-MS Students. 1-5 Unit.

Directed study for CEE-MS students on subjects of mutual interest to students and faculty. Student must obtain faculty sponsor.

CEE 299S. Independent Project in Civil and Environmental Engineering. 1-4 Unit.

Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CEE 316. Sustainable Built Environment Research. 3 Units.

Intended for early stage Ph.D. students in Sustainable Design and Construction (SDC). Covers dominant methodological approaches at the intersection of engineering, social management science and computer science. Overviews an array of methods available for research, focusing on methods commonly used in SDC. Publications using various methods will be analyzed, and journal review processes will be discussed. Major deliverable is research proposal using one or more of the methods discussed. Students will gain familiarity with the array of methods available for SDC research, know how to apply the methods in their own research area, and receive guidance on publishing their research in scientific journals.

CEE 323A. Infrastructure Finance and Governance. 1 Unit.

Presentation and discussion of early stage or more mature research on a variety of topics related to financing, governance and sustainability of civil infrastructure projects by researchers associated with the Global Projects Center and visiting speakers. To obtain one unit of credit, students must attend and participate in all seminars, with up to two excused absences. Seminar meets weekly during Autumn, Winter and Spring Quarters.

CEE 323C. Infrastructure Finance and Governance. 1 Unit.

Presentation and discussion of early stage or more mature research on a variety of topics related to financing, governance and sustainability of civil infrastructure projects by researchers associated with the Global Projects Center and visiting speakers. To obtain one unit of credit, students must attend and participate in all seminars, with up to two excused absences. Seminar meets weekly during Autumn, Winter and Spring Quarters.

CEE 362. Numerical Modeling of Subsurface Processes. 3-4 Units.

Numerical modeling including: problem formulation, PDEs and weak formulations, and choice of boundary conditions; solution using the finite-element code COMSOL Multiphysics with a variety of solvers and pre- and postprocessing of data; and interpretation of results. Problems include: flow in saturated porous media with complex boundaries and heterogeneities; solute transport with common reaction models; effects of heterogeneity on dispersion, dilution, and mixing of solutes; variable-density flow and seawater intrusion; upscaling or coarsening of scale; and biofilm modeling. Enrollment limited to 5.

CEE 362G. Stochastic Inverse Modeling and Data Assimilation Methods. 3-4 Units.

Stochastic methods for the solution of inverse problems that are algebraically underdetermined or have solutions that are sensitive to data. Emphasis is on geostatistical methods that, in addition to using data, incorporate information about structure such as spatial continuity and smoothness. Methods for real-time processing of new data. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CEE 362H. Heterogeneity and Scale in Groundwater. 3-4 Units.

Geologic materials are complex and composite media, in the microscale, but modeled as continua at the macroscale. We examine how our understanding of processes and heterogeneity at the microscale support laws that describe fluxes and change of state variables at the macroscale. We study Darcy's law for porous media, Fickian dispersion, non-Fickian dispersion, dilution of solutes, and mixing of reactants under mass transfer (diffusional) limitations. We use mathematical tools such as homogenization theories and stochastic analysis to find relations among macroscopic quantities. To be taught in Winter, alternate years starting 2011-2012.

CEE 363C. Ocean and Estuarine Modeling. 3 Units.

Advanced topics in modeling for ocean and estuarine environments, including methods for shallow water, primitive, and nonhydrostatic equations on Cartesian, curvilinear, and unstructured finite-volume grid systems. Topics include free-surface methods, nonhydrostatic solvers, and advanced Eulerian and Lagrangian advection techniques. Focus is on existing techniques and code packages, and their methodologies, including POM, ROMS, TRIM, ELCOM, and SUNTANS. Prerequisites: CME 200, 206, or equivalents.

CEE 363G. Field Techniques in Coastal Oceanography. 3 Units.

This course focuses on the design and implementation of coastal oceanographic field studies from implementation through analysis. A wide range of field instrumentation and techniques, including AUVs and scientific diving is covered. Field studies. Data collection and analysis under instructor guidance.

CEE 364F. Advanced Topics in Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. 2-3 Units.

A seminar-style class covering the classic papers on the theory of the large-scale ocean circulation. Topics include: wind-driven gyres, mesoscale eddies and geostrophic turbulence, eddy-driven recirculation gyres, homogenization of potential vorticity, the ventilated thermocline, subduction, and the abyssal circulation. Prerequisite: EESS 363F or CEE 363F. Recommended: EESS 246B.
Same as: EESS 364F

CEE 364Y. Advanced Topics in Coastal Oceanography. 1-2 Unit.

The dynamics and transport implications of features in estuaries and coastal oceans characterized by sharp gradients: fronts, interfaces, and layers. Analytic framework to describe the formation, maintenance, and dissipation of such features. Examples include tidal mixing fronts, buoyant plume fronts and tidal intrusions, biological thin layers, and axial convergent fronts. Second unit for students who give a presentation.

CEE 365A. Advanced Topics in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology. 2-6 Units.

Students must obtain a faculty sponsor.

CEE 365C. Advanced Topics in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology. 2-6 Units.

Students must obtain a faculty sponsor.

CEE 365D. Advanced Topics in Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Hydrology. 2-6 Units.

Students must obtain a faculty sponsor.

CEE 370B. Environmental Research. 5-6 Units.

Introductory research experience for first-year Ph.D. students in the Environmental Engineering and Science program. 15-18 hours/week on research over three quarters. 370A requires written literature survey on a research topic; 370B requires oral presentation on experimental techniques and research progress; 370C requires written or oral presentation of preliminary doctoral research proposal. Students must obtain a faculty sponsor.

CEE 371. Frontiers in Environmental Research. 1-2 Unit.

How to evaluate environmental research.

CEE 371M. Transport Phenomena: Momentum, heat and mass transport. 3 Units.

Heat, mass and momentum transfer theory from the viewpoint of basic transport equations. Steady and unsteady state; laminar and turbulent flow; boundary layer theory. Prerequisites: fluid mechanics, ordinary differential equations.
Same as: CEE 271M

CEE 374B. Introduction to Physiology of Microbes in Biofilms. 1-6 Unit.

Diversification of biofilm populations, control of gene expression in biofilm environments, and evolution of novel genetic traits in biofilms.

CEE 374D. Introduction to Physiology of Microbes in Biofilms. 1-6 Unit.

Diversification of biofilm populations, control of gene expression in biofilm environments, and evolution of novel genetic traits in biofilms.

CEE 374S. Advanced Topics in Microbial Pollution. 1-5 Unit.

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CEE 374U. Advanced Topics in Submarine Groundwater Discharge. 1-5 Unit.

May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

CEE 374X. Advanced Topics in Multivariate Statistical Analysis. 1-6 Unit.

Analysis of experimental and non-experimental data using multivariate modeling approaches. May be repeated for credit. Permission of instructor required for enrollment.

CEE 378. Statistical Analysis of Environmental Data: Tools and Applications. 2-3 Units.

Preference to Environmental Engineering and Science Ph.D. students. Practical data analysis techniques applicable to environmental engineering. The role of statistics in data collection, experimental design, data exploration, and effective communication of results. Use of statistical packages such as Excel, Matlab, and R. Discussions partially based on student interest and available datasets. Topics may include summarizing data, hypothesis testing, nonparametric statistics, regression analysis, classification and regression trees, cluster analysis, and computationally intensive methods. Limited enrollment.

CEE 381. Advanced Engineering Informatics. 1-4 Unit.

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CEE 386. Fundamentals and Applications of Wind Engineering. 3 Units.

This course provides a basic understanding of how winds interact with the built environment. Knowledge of wind flow and the wind/structure interaction is introduced to understand the risks associated with extreme wind events (e.g., hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorm downbursts, etc.) and its application for design, damage mitigation, and risk management. In addition to providing an introduction to catastrophe risk modeling, this course will show how the principles of wind engineering are used to estimate the risk of the built environment subjected to catastrophic wind events. Prerequisites: undergraduate fluid mechanics, structural dynamics (CEE 283 or equiv), probability CEE 203.

CEE 399. Advanced Engineering Problems. 1-10 Unit.

Individual graduate work under the direction of a faculty member on a subject of mutual interest. For Engineer Degree students and Pre-quals Doctoral students. Student must have faculty sponsor. May be repeated for credit.

CEE 400. Thesis. 1-15 Unit.

For students who have successfully completed the department general qualifying examination. Research and dissertation for the Ph.D. degree.
Same as: Ph.D. Degree

CEE 802. TGR Dissertation. 0 Units.

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Same as: PhD degree