CVEN 302-501
Computer Applications in Engineering and Construction
Spring 2011

 

 

Course Description

 

CVEN 302 Computer Applications in Engineering and Construction (2-3), Credit 3. I, II, S. Application of Computers to solutions of civil engineering problems using various numerical methods; structured computer programming; mathematical modeling and error analysis; solution of algebraic and differential equations; numerical differentiation and integration; curve fitting; root finding.

Prerequisites: ENGR 112, MATH 308, or registration therein.

Textbooks: There are two required textbooks for this course:

 

Chapman, S.J. (2008). CVEN 302 Computer Applications in Engineering and Construction, Texas A&M University, Custom Edition of Selected Chapters from MATLAB Programming for Engineers. Third Edition. Thomson Nelson; Ontario, Canada.

 

Chapra, S.C. (2012). Applied Numerical Methods with Matlab for Engineers for Engineers and Scientists. Third Edition, McGraw-Hill; New York.

 

Instructor

:

Dr. H.C. Chen

TA: Aravinda Venkat

Office

:

CE/TTI 808 K

215L Wisenbaker

Phone

:

(979) 847-9468

N/A

Email

:

hcchen@civil.tamu.edu

aravindab@neo.tamu.edu

Course website

:

http://ceprofs.tamu.edu/hchen/cven302.html

 

Office Hours

:

MWF 2:00-3:00 pm

or other times by appointment

TWR 7:00-9:00 pm

Computer Lab (CE 215)


Syllabus

Syllabus

Learning outcomes

Calendar and Lecture Notes

Calendar / Lecture Notes

Exams

Midterm Exam 1 (Friday, March 2, 2012, 8:00 10:00 am, Zachry 103) Sample

Midterm Exam 2 (Friday, April 13, 2012, 8:00 10:00 am, Zachry 103) Sample
Final Exam
(Friday, May 9, 2012, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Zachry 103)

Homework Assignments

A.    Problem Sets

B.    Programming Assignments