CVEN 302

Computer Applications in Engineering and Construction

Instructor

Dr. Scott A. Socolofsky,
Professor

Office

CE/TTI 802B
Office Hours

Course Meeting Times

MW 8:00-8:50
F 8:00 to 10:50 in CVLB 421

Contact

Ph +1-979-845-4517
socolofs@tamu.edu

Assignments

Problem Sets

The following presents the written assignments for Fall 2015. You may also view assignments from Past Semesters for additional examples.

Date out

   

Problems

   

Date due

8/31

   

HW1: Matlab Basics [Soln]

   

9/2

9/2

   

HW2: Introduction to Programming [Soln]

   

9/9

9/9

   

HW3: Loops and Branch Statements [Soln]

   

9/16

9/16

   

HW4: Matlab User-Defined Functions [Soln]

   

9/23

9/28

   

HW5: Root Finding [Soln]

   

10/5

10/5

   

Review: Work unassigned problems from the Chapman textbook

   

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10/12

   

HW6: Linear Algebra [Soln]

   

10/19

10/19

   

HW7: Linear Least-Squares Regression [Soln]

   

10/26

10/26

   

HW8: Interpolation and Data Modeling [Soln]

   

11/2

11/2

   

HW9: Numerical Calculus [Soln]

   

11/9

11/9

   

Review: Work unassigned problems from the Chapra textbook.

   

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11/16

   

HW10: Numerical Solutions to IVPs [Soln]

   

11/23

11/23

   

HW11: Boundary Value and Eigenvalue Problems [Soln]

   

12/2

12/2

   

HW12: Initial Value and Eigenvalue Problems [Soln]

   

12/9

Programming Assignments

The following presents the programming assignments for Fall 2015. You may also view programming assignments from Past Semesters for additional examples. You should report the results of your work using the CVEN 302 Memorandum Template.

Date out

   

Problems

   

Date due

9/2

   

Lab 1: Analysis of Historical Gas Price Data

   

9/11

9/9

   

Lab 2: Random Number Generation and Particle Diffusion

   

9/18

9/16

   

Lab 3a: Trajectory of a Bouncing Circle

Lab 3b: Trajectory of an Interacting Bouncing Circle

   

10/2

9/30

   

Lab 4: Chemical Equilibrium using Root-Finding Techniques

   

10/9

10/14

   

Lab 5: Analysis of a Statically Determinant Truss

   

10/23

10/21

   

Lab 6: Identifying the Sources of Particles in the Air

   

10/30

10/28

   

Lab 7: Data Analysis Applied to Toll Road Rate Data [download data]

   

11/16

11/18

   

Lab 8: Earthquake Vibrations in a Multi-Story Building [download data]

   

12/4

12/2

   

Lab 9: Principle Stresses and Flow Nets in Geotechnical Design

   

12/9