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Department of Civil Engineering
CIVL 1101 - Class Presentations and Notes
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The following links allow you to view videos and download pdf versions of the class notes for CIVL 1101. Just click on the appropriate section of the notes, and download it to your local computer. Once you have a copy of the notes, you can view them in Adobe Acrobat Reader. The Acrobat Reader also will allow you to print out copies of the notes. If you have questions about this procedure, please get in touch with Dr. Camp.
 

Week 6 Overview  (September 28-30)

Introduction to concrete as an engineering material

By the end of Week 6, students should be able to:

  • Describe the roles of the components of concrete
  • Determine the weight of each component in a concrete mix using the mix ratio
  • Compute the required concrete mix design for test cylinders and beams

Instructions:

  1. Hand in HWK #4 by 1 p.m. on 9/28/21
  2. Complete Problem Solving Chapter 2 Quiz
    The quiz will be available on eCourseware on 9/28/2021 from 1:00 - 1:05 p.m.
  3. Review the HWK #4 (solution posted after due date)
  4. Review the videos: introduction to concrete as engineering material Part 1 & Part 2 (slides)
  5. Review the video: proportioning a concrete mix (slides)
  6. Download the concrete mix example problems
  7. After you have attempted problems, review the video of the solution (slides)
  8. Work on HWK #5 (video to HWK #5)
    Work the problems on engineering paper following the Homework Format,
    and then upload your scanned work to dropbox on eCourseware by 1 p.m. on 9/29/20.

 

Week 5 Overview  (September 21-23)

Introduction to stress and strain of materials

By the end of Week 5, students should be able to:

  • Describe the concepts of stress and strain in a material
  • Compute stress and strain for axially loaded elements
  • Apply Hooke's Law to relate stress and strain

Instructions:

  1. Upload HWK #3 to the dropbox in eCourseware by 1 p.m. on 9/21/21
  2. Complete Problem Solving Chapter 1 Quiz
    The quiz will be available on eCourseware on 9/21/2021 from 1:00 - 1:05 p.m.
  3. Review the HWK #3 solution
  4. Review the video: introduction to stress and strain (slides)
  5. Review the video: using Hooke's Law (slides)
  6. Download the stress/strain example problems
  7. After you have attempted problems, review the video of the solution (slides)
  8. Work on HWK #4 (video to HWK #4)
    Work the problems on engineering paper following the Homework Format and handed in by 1 p.m. on 9/28/21

 

Week 4 Overview  (September 14-16)

Introduction to topographic modeling and contour lines

By the end of Week 4, students should be able to:

  • Recognize features of a topographic model
  • Compute grid spacing for surveying elevation points
  • Compute the location of contours lines from elevation data using linear interpolation
  • Graph elevation data using an Excel spreadsheet

Instructions:

  1. Hand in HWK #2. Problems 1 and 2 should be done on engineering paper following the Homework format. Problems 3 and 4 should be done in an Excel spreadsheet and uploaded to the Dropbox following the Excel format. All files are due in the eCourseware dropbox by 1 p.m. on 9/14/2021.
  2. Review HWK #2 (solution)
  3. Review the video: introduction to topographic modeling (slides)
  4. Review the video: delineation contour lines using linear interpolation (slides)
  5. Download the contour line example problems
  6. After you have attempted problems, review the video solution for Problem 1 & Problem 2 (slides)
  7. Work on HWK #3 (video to HWK #3)
    Problem 1 should be done on engineering paper following the Homework format and Problem 2 should be done in an Excel spreadsheet and uploaded to the Dropbox following the Excel format. All files are due in the eCourseware dropbox by 1 p.m. on 9/21/2021.

 

Week 3 Overview (September 7-9)

Introduction to measuring the change in elevation and Excel spreadsheet calculations

By the end of Week 3, students should be able to:

  • Recognize the standard abbreviation of units
  • Determine the change in elevation between two points
  • Compute the change in elevation from field data using an Excel spreadsheet

Instructions:

  1. Hand in HWK #1 in class by 1 p.m. on 9/7/21
  2. Review HWK #1 solution
  3. Review the video: standard abbreviation of units (web page)
  4. Review the video: introduction to differential leveling (slides)
  5. Download the leveling example problems
  6. After you have attempted problems, review the video of the solution (slides) (available after 9/9/21)
  7. Work on HWK #2 (see video on using Excel to solve Part 3 and 4)
    Problems 1 and 2 should be done on engineering paper following the Homework format. Problems 3 and 4 should be done in an Excel spreadsheet and uploaded to the Dropbox following the Excel format. All files are due in the eCourseware dropbox by 1 p.m. on 9/14/2021.

  

Week 2 Overview (August 31-September 2)

Introduction to proper use of significant figures and estimating error in measuring distance

By the end of Week 2, students should be able to:

  • Recognize the origins of measuring distance
  • Determine the correct number of significant figures for measurements and in calculations
  • Compute an estimate of the error for repeated measurements of a single quantity
  • Compute an estimate of the error for a series of unrepeated measurements

Instructions:

  1. Distance measurement - (slides)
  2. Download the distance example problems.
  3. After you have attempted problems, review the solutions (posted after class).
  4. Significant figures - (slides)
  5. Estimating errors in distance measurements - (slides)
  6. Download the estimating error example problems.
  7. After you have attempted problems, review the solutions (posted after class).
  8. Work on HWK #1
    Work the problems on engineering paper following the Homework Format, and hand in your work in class at 1 p.m. on 9/7/21.

 

Week 1 Overview (August 24-26)

Introduction to civil engineering and CIVL 1101

By the end of Week 1, students should be able to:

  • Describe the different disciples with civil engineering
  • Find the class website (www.ce.memphis.edu/1101)
  • Recognize how your grade in CIVL 1101 will be computed
  • Recognize the origins of land surveying

Instructions:

  1. What is civil engineering? (slides)
  2. What is CIVL 1101? (slides)
  3. Review the video: A tour of www.ce.memphis.edu/1101
  4. Introduction to land surveying (slides)  

 


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This site is maintained by the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Memphis.
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