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 2830)
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:
 Hand in
HWK #4 by
1 p.m. on 9/28/21
 Complete Problem Solving Chapter
2 Quiz
The quiz will be available on
eCourseware on 9/28/2021 from 1:00  1:05
p.m.
 Review the
HWK #4
(solution posted after due date)
 Review the
videos:
introduction to concrete as engineering
material
Part 1 &
Part 2 (slides)
 Review the
video:
proportioning a concrete mix (slides)
 Download the concrete mix
example problems
 After you have attempted problems,
review the
video of the solution (slides)
 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 2123)
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:
 Upload
HWK #3 to the dropbox in eCourseware by
1 p.m. on 9/21/21
 Complete Problem Solving Chapter
1 Quiz
The quiz will be available on
eCourseware on 9/21/2021 from 1:00  1:05
p.m.
 Review the
HWK #3
solution
 Review the
video:
introduction to stress and strain (slides)
 Review the
video:
using Hooke's Law (slides)
 Download the stress/strain
example problems
 After you have attempted problems,
review the
video of the solution (slides)
 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 1416)
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:
 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.
 Review HWK #2 (solution)
 Review the
video:
introduction to topographic modeling (slides)
 Review the
video:
delineation contour lines using linear
interpolation (slides)
 Download the contour line
example problems
 After you have attempted problems,
review the video solution for
Problem 1 &
Problem 2 (slides)
 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 79)
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:
 Hand in
HWK #1
in class by
1 p.m. on 9/7/21
 Review HWK #1
solution
 Review the
video:
standard abbreviation of units (web
page)
 Review the
video:
introduction to differential leveling (slides)
 Download the leveling
example problems
 After you have attempted problems,
review the
video of the solution (slides) (available
after 9/9/21)
 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 31September 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:
 Distance measurement  (slides)
 Download the distance
example problems.
 After you have attempted problems,
review the
solutions (posted after class).
 Significant figures  (slides)
 Estimating errors in
distance measurements  (slides)
 Download the estimating error example
problems.
 After you have attempted problems,
review the
solutions (posted after class).
 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 2426)
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:
 What is civil
engineering? (slides)
 What is CIVL 1101? (slides)
 Review the
video: A tour of
www.ce.memphis.edu/1101
 Introduction to land surveying (slides)
This website was originally
developed by
Charles Camp for
CIVL
1101.
This site is
maintained by the
Department of Civil Engineering
at the University of Memphis.
Your comments and questions are welcomed.
