Course Description

GE/Service Courses
Civil Engineering Courses
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GE/Service Courses


ANAGEOM Analytical Geometry
2 units

The course covers equations of lines and conic sections, as well as curve-tracing in both rectangular and polar coordinates in two-dimensional space.

Pre-requisite: ENGALG1, ENGTRIGM
Co-requisite: SOLIMEN, DIFFCAL
Pre-requisite to: None


ANSOGEO Analytic and Solid Geometry
3 units

The first part of this course is Solid Geometry. Solid Geometry covers volume and area formula for pyramids, cones, and spheres. The second part is Analytic Geometry. Analytic Geometry covers equation of lines and conic sections as well as curve tracing in both rectangular and polar coordinates in two dimensional space.

Pre-requisite: ENGALGE
Pre-requisite to: None
Co-requisite: ENGCAL1


CHEMONE General Chemistry 1
3 units

This is a first course in general and inorganic chemistry. It develops in the student basic concepts of matter and its classifications; mass relationships in chemical reactions; the properties of gases;, liquids, and solids; some concepts of thermochemistry; quantum theory and electronic behavior; periodic relationship of elements in the periodic table; chemical bonding; intramolecular forces; and solutions.

Pre-requisite: None
Pre-requisite to: ENVIRON


DYNAMIC Dynamic of Rigid Bodies
2 units

The course deals with the branch of Engineering Mechanics called Dynamics – the motion of bodies under the action of forces. It has two distinct parts, kinematics and kinetics; and they are applied to the motion of particles and rigid bodies. The course also covers the work energy method and impulse-momentum as additional approach to the conventional force-inertia method and dynamic equilibrium method. A thorough comprehension of the subject matter will provide the engineering student with one of the most useful and powerful tools of analysis in Engineering.

Pre-requisite: ENGPHY1
Pre-requisite to: CIVFLUM


CIVECON Engineering Economy for CIV
3 units

The course deals with the basic concepts and techniques of analysis useful in evaluating the worth of engineering and business projects in relation to their cost. It covers fundamental of accounts, interest and money-time relationships, depreciation and evaluation, methods of economy studies, comparison of alternatives, with and without the effects of income taxes and replacement studies.

Prerequisite: DIFFCAL
Prerequisite to: None


CIVENMA Engineering Management for CIV
3 units


The course seeks to introduce the student to the basic theories and tools of management and decision-making. It tackles in detail the functions of management in managing the following aspects of a corporation: production, service operations, marketing and finance functions.

Prerequisite: None
Prerequisite to: CTMTREP, CONSMET


ENGALGE/ ENGALG1 College Algebra
3 units

The course seeks to develop the student's skills in manipulating algebraic expressions and equations; then develop an analytical mind in applying such skills in solving word problems. Acquisition of skills involves operations and simplification of algebraic expressions, functions, inequalities and equations. It also includes determination of the solution of sets of different types of algebraic equations in one variable, such as linear, quadratic, polynomial of degree n, fractional, radical equations and quadratic in form, as well as those of transcendental functions such as exponential and logarithmic equations. Lastly, it includes finding solution set of systems involving up to three variables, and quadratic by the elimination method and the use of determinants.

Pre-requisite: None
Co-requisite: ENGTRIG
Pre-requisite to: ANAGEOM, DIFFCAL, ENGALG2, LBYEC71


ENGALG2 Advance Algebra for Engineering
2 units

The course seeks to develop in the student the skill to operate and manipulate matrices and evaluate determinants. It also seeks to develop in him the skill to determine the sum of elements in an arithmetic or geometric sequence, understand the fundamental principles of counting, evaluate and apply permutation and combination, expand a binomial power by the binomial theorem and mathematical induction. It also seeks to develop the student's manipulative skills in solving systems of linear equations by the use of matrices and determinants, and in decomposing rational expressions into partial fractions.

Pre-requisite: ENGALG1
Pre-requisite to: None

ENGCAL1 / DIFFCAL Differential Calculus
4 units

The course includes the basic concepts of Calculus such as limits, continuity and differentiability of functions. It aims to develop in the students the skills of differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions involving one or more variables. Application of differential calculus to problems on optimization, rates of change, related rates, tangents and normals, and approximations are also discussed. It also includes partial differentiation and transcendental curve tracing.

Pre-requisite: ENGALGE, ENGALG1, TRIGSOL, ENGTRIG
Co-requisite: ANAGEOM, ANSOGEO
Pre-requisite to: INTECAL, ENGPHY1, ENGCAL2, PHYENG1, ECONENG


ENGCAL2 / INTECAL Integral Calculus
4 units

This course introduces the concept of integration and its application to some physical problems such as evaluation of areas, volumes of revolution, force, and work. The fundamental formulas and various techniques of integration are taken up and applied to both single variable and multi-variable functions. The course also includes tracing of functions of two variables for a better appreciation of the interpretation of the double and triple integral as volume of a three-dimensional region bounded by two or more surfaces.

Pre-requisite: ENGCAL1, DIFFCAL
Pre-requisite to: ENGANAL, ENGIANA, QUANMET, ENGSTAT, STATICS


ENGANAL / ENGIANA Differential Equation
3 units

This course aims to apply differentiation and integration in solving first order differential equations, and linear differential equation of order n. It also includes the concept of Laplace Transforms in solving differential equations.

Pre-requisite: ENGCAL2 / INTECAL
Pre-requisite to: CIVAMAT


ENGSAFE Safety Management for Engineering
1 unit

Evolution of safety management; safety terminology; safety programs adopted by high risk industries; hazards in the construction; manufacturing, gas and power plants, and other engineering industries and how to prevent or mitigate them; techniques in hazard identification and analysis in workplaces; off-the-job safety; disaster prevention and mitigation; and incident investigation.

Pre-requisite: None
Pre-requisite to: None

ENGSTAT Probability and Statistics for Engineering
3 units

The course covers the basic concepts of probability and statistics, random variables, special discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling concepts, sampling distributions, presentation and analysis of data, hypothesis testing and linear regression analysis applied to engineering problems.

Prerequisite: INTECAL
Prerequisite to: CIVTREN, TRETRAF, TRESYSD


ENGTRIG Plane and Spherical Trigonometry
3 units

This subject consists of two parts: plane and spherical trigonometry. Plane trigonometry covers the discussion of angles and how they are measured, trigonometric expressions and functions. The trigonometric functions are introduced by using ratio of the sides of right triangles. After extending the domain of the trigonometric functions to arbitrary angles and real numbers, the graphs and graphing techniques are considered.

Trigonometric identities and equations as well as the inverse trigonometric functions are topics of analytical trigonometry. Computational skills in manipulating trigonometric expressions and equations are enhanced by solving problems on solutions of right triangles and solving problems involving oblique triangles using the Law of Sines and Cosines. Trigonometric forms of complex numbers are also included. Finally, Spherical trigonometry covers the fundamental formulas and the solution of spherical triangles.

Pre-requisite: None
Co-requisite: ENGALG1
Pre-requisite to: DIFFCAL, ANAGEOM


ENVIRON Environmental Engineering
2 units

This course begins with a study of the basic ecological principles necessary for the understanding of environmental issues. This includes the relationships between organisms in ecosystems, their relationships with the environment, and how materials in nature are recycled in the biosphere. Included also is the study of different environmental issues pertaining to water pollution, air pollution and solid waste management. Governmental legislations related to waste management and environmental management systems are included.

Pre-requisite: CHEMONE
Pre-requisite to: HWRSASE


GRAPONE Engineering Graphics I
1 unit

This is an introductory course in engineering graphics which deals with the training of students to read and execute drawings properly. It is expected that engineers must at least be able to interpret graphic representations of physical objects. Though most often he does not have to prepare the drawing himself, it is imperative that he knows to prepare them and this is best learned by actually making the drawing.

Prerequisite: None
Pre-requisite to: LBYMEEA


LBYCH11 General Chemistry 1 Laboratory
1 unit

This is a course aimed at developing basic laboratory skills. It includes experiments and exercises illustrating the concepts covered in General Chemistry 1.

Pre-requisite: None
Pre-requisite to: LBYCH13


LBYEC71 Computer Technology Fundamentals for Engineering Students
1 unit

This is an introductory course to computer software and computer technology. It covers topics on office productivity, web-authoring and engineering problem-solving methodology. The students will have hands-on experience in applying the concepts discussed in the course to engineering applications. In this course, students are also introduced to algorithm development in preparation for more advanced computer programming courses.

Pre-requisite: ENGALG1
Pre-requisite to: LBYEC72


LBYEC72 Computer Fundamentals and Programming 2
1 unit

This course introduces the basic syntax and constructs of C programming. This course presents the concepts of conditional statements, iterative statements, arrays, strings, pointers, functions, structures, structure arrays, structure pointers, and dynamic memory allocation. The course also presents the development of algorithms and the application of C programming in engineering problem solving.

Pre-requisite: LBYEC71
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYPHY1/ LBYPH11 Physics Laboratory 1, Engineering Physics 1 Laboratory
1 unit

This laboratory course is designed for students from the College of Engineering. It supplements the topics discussed in the lecture class. Specifically, experiments in Mechanics are performed to provide the students concrete applications of concepts learned in the lecture class. It also covers activities to develop basic laboratory skills.

Pre-requisite: None
Co-requisite: PHYENG1 / ENGPHY1 (C)
Pre-requisite to: LBYPHY2 / LBYPH12


LBYPHY2/ LBYPH12 Physics Laboratory 2 / Engineering Physics 2 Laboratory
1 unit

This laboratory course is designed for students from the College of Engineering. It supplements the topics discussed in the lecture class. Selected experiments in Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism are performed to provide the students concrete applications of concepts learned in the lecture class.

Pre-requisite: LBYPHY1, LBYPH11
Co-requisite: PHYENG2 , ENGPHY2
Pre-requisite to: LBYEC73


MEDEFOR Mechanics of Deformable Bodies
3 units

This course focuses on the study of the external and internal effects of forces on deformable bodies. Topics: stress, strain, mechanical properties of materials, axial load, torsion, bending, transverse shear, combined loadings, stress and strain transformation, deflections, structural design principles.

Pre-requisite: DYNAMIC
Pre-requisite to: GEOENG, TSTRUC1, CIVMATL


PHYENG1/ ENGPHY1 Engineering Physics 1
3 units

This course is a study of the conceptual foundations of Newtonian mechanics in examining Newton's three laws of motion and their relevant consequences, vector methods as well as basic concepts of calculus will be used. This course also aims to develop the following desired Lasallian characteristics: critical and logical thinking, resourcefulness and innovativeness, perseverance, and self discipline.

Pre-requisite: ENGCAL1, DIFFCAL
Pre-requisite to: PHYENG2, ENGPHY2


PHYENG2/ ENGPHY2 Engineering Physics 2
3 units

This is a study of the fundamental concepts of electricity and magnetism. It deals with Coulomb's Law, Electric Field, Gauss' Law, Electric Potential, Capacitance, cocurrent and resistance, circuits, magnetic field, Ampere's Law, Faraday's Law of Induction and Maxwell's equation. In examining the concepts mentioned and its relevant consequences, vector methods ads well as the basic concepts of calculus will be used. This course also aims to develop the following Lasallian characteristics, critical and logical thinking, resourcefulness and innovativeness, perseverance, and self-discipline.

Pre-requisite: PHYENG1, ENGPHY1
Pre-requisite to: CIVIMEC, CIVELEN

SOLIMEN Solid Mensuration+
2 units

This course covers the mensuration of plane figures and solids. Topics on mensuration of plane figures include the concept of lines and planes, as well as formulas for computing area. The mensuration of solids deals with the Cavalleri's theorem and the volume theorem, as well as the formulas for calculating the surface area and volume of solids, namely cubes, rectangular parallelepipeds, prisms, cylinders, pyramids, cones, frustrums, and spheres. The theorems of Pappus are also included.

Pre-requisite: ENGALG1, ENGTRIG
Co-requisite: ANAGEOM
Pre-requisite to: None


STATICS Statics of Rigid Bodies
3 units

This course focuses on the study of the external and internal effects of forces on rigid bodies. The topics that will be covered include Resultant and Component of Force Systems; Equilibrium of Forces on Rigid Bodies; Analysis of Planar Structures (beams, trusses and pin-jointed frames); Friction; Section Properties (Centroid and Moment of Inertia).

Pre-requisite: ENGPHY1, INTECAL
Pre-requisite to: DYNAMIC


TRIGSOL Trigonometry and Introduction to Solid Geometry
3 units+B1

This course is of two parts, Trigonometry and Introduction to Solid Geometry. Trigonometry covers the discussion of trigonometric expressions and functions, angles and how they are measured. The trigonometric functions are introduced by using ratios of sides of a right triangle. After extending the domains of the trigonometric functions to arbitrary angles and real numbers, the graphs and graphing techniques are considered. Trigonometric identities and equations as well as inverse trigonometric functions are topics of analytic trigonometry. Computational skills in manipulating trigonometric expressions and equations are enhanced by solving problems involving application to solutions of right triangles and solving problems using the Law s of Sines and Cosines involving oblique triangles. Lastly, trigonometric form of complex numbers and its use to find all n solutions of complex numbers are included. The second part, solid geometry, tackles the concept of lines and planes, Cavalieri's Theorem and volume theorem, area formulas for plane figures and volume formulas for solids such as cubes, rectangular parallelepiped, prisms and cylinders.

Prerequisite: None
Pre-requisite to: ENGCAL1

Civil Engineering Courses


BUILCON Building Design 2
1 unit

The study of the plumbing code, fire code and electrical code of the Philippines; its interpretation application in building design and construction.

Pre-requisite: BUILDES
Pre-requisite to: None


BUILDES Building Design 1
1 unit

A study on building parts and its construction, i.e. from the foundation to the roofing. Study of the National Building Code and other pertinent codes. A practical subject that will develop in the student the skills required in building design and construction. This includes interpretation of building plans and actual building plans and actual observation and study.

Pre-requisite: LBYMEEA
Pre-requisite to: BUILCON


CEHYDRA Hydraulics
3 units

This course presents applications of fluid mechanics and other science and engineering disciplines in the analysis and design of structures (e.g., reservoirs, dams, gates, pipe networks, pumps and turbines, open channels, bridges, water wells). The course is designed using lectures, problem solving (analysis and design exercises) and educational field trips.

Pre-requisite: CIVFLUM
Pre-requisite to: CIVWARE


CEHYDRO Hydrology
3 units

This course is concerned with the discussion of Hydrologic cycle; occurrence and analysis of components of hydrologic cycle such as precipitation, evapotranspiration, infiltration, stream flow and ground water; river and reservoir sedimentation; flood routing techniques; probability analysis for hydrologic design; computer design for hydrologic systems.

Pre-requisite: CIVFLUM
Pre-requisite to: None


CEMERES Method of research for CIV
1 unit

The course introduces the students to the fundamental knowledge of research such as the research process, research methodologies and its design. The course is geared towards undergraduate civil engineering research (in general) and thesis development.

Pre-requisite: ENGLRES
Pre-requisite to: THSCV11


CIVAMAT Advanced Engineering Mathematics for CIV
3 units

The course comprises selected topics in mathematics and their applications in advanced courses in civil engineering and other allied sciences. It covers Matices and Determinants, Vector Analysis, and Numerical Method such as Curve Fitting, Roots of Nonlinear Equations, Numerical Integration of Ordinary Differential Equations. Also included are Fourier series and Power series.

Pre-requisite: ENGIANA
Pre-requisite to: LBYCVN1


CIVDES1 Structural Design 1 (Reinforced Concrete)
3 units

This course is concerned with the design, applications and code specifications used in structural reinforced concrete members subjected to flexure (beams, girders, joists, lintels, girts, etc.), tension and compression members (column), beam-column connections using the Elastic Limit Method, also known as Allowable Stress Design (ASD) or Working Stress Design (WSD), and the Strength Design Method or the Ultimate Strength Design (USD). Applications and code specifications as applied to buildings, and other reinforced concrete structures are also given emphasis.

Pre-requisite: TSTRUC2, CIVMATL
Pre-requisite to: None


CIVDES2 Structural Design 2 (Steel)
3 units

To understand how to proportion structural steel members under axial tension, axial compression, bending and shear, and combined loading, etc. To have a background on LRFD principles.

Pre-requisites: TSTRUC2, CIVMATL
Pre-requisite to: None


CIVDES3 Timber and Composite Design
2 units

Wooden structures, Properties of wood and lumber grades, Beam Design, Axial Forces, Combined Axial and bending Forces, Column Design, Composite Sections, Structural Glued Laminated Timber and Other timber products, Wood Connections and Fasteners, Code specifications (NSCP 2001).

Pre-requisite: TSTRUC2, CIVMATL
Pre-requisite to: None


CIVFLUM Fluid Mechanics for Civil Engineering
3 units

Fluid Properties; Fluid Statics and Fluid Dynamics, Continuity, Energy, and Momentum Equation; Transport Theorems; Euler and Navier Stoke's Equations; Bernoulli's Theorem and Applications; Dynamic Similitude and Modelling; Boundary Layer in Incompressible Flow, Software Applications: WaterCAD, Flowmaster and PondPack.

Pre-requisite: DYNAMIC, MEDEFOR
Pre-requisite to: CEHYDRA, CEHYDRO


CIVHWAY Highway Engineering
3 units

Study of Traffic Characteristics; Design of Highway Geometric Elements and Pavement Structure; Highway Planning Methodologies; Intersection Design and Signalization, and Design for safety.

Pre-requisite: SURVEY3, GEOENG2
Pre-requisite to: CIVTREN


CIVIMEC Mechanical Engineering Practices for Civil Engineers
3 units

This course is an introduction to fundamental concepts of thermodynamics; heat transmissions in building structures; ventilating and air conditioning systems; air distribution system design; and, indoor air quality. It includes design of electrical services for buildings, elevator and escalator in buildings, fire protection and intelligent building.

Pre-requisite: ENGPHY2
Pre-requisite to: None


CIVLAWS Civil Engineering, Ethics, Laws, Contracts and Specs
3 units

The course is designed to prepare civil engineering students for professional practice. Topics include education and practice of civil engineering law and other laws governing the profession, engineering contracts and contractual obligations and professional ethics.

Pre-requisite: CIVMATL
Pre-requisite to: None


CIVMATL Construction Materials and Testing
3 units

The course deals with the physical properties of common construction materials primarily concrete (cement, coarse and fine aggregates), metals (mainly steel reinforcing bars), wood and asphalt. Other alternative construction materials such as plastic and other synthetic materials are also included. The course covers the examination of material properties with respect to design and use of end product, design and control of aggregates, concrete and asphalt mixtures, principles of testing, characteristics of test, properties of materials and materials testing equipment.

Pre-requisite: MEDEFOR
Pre-requisite to: CIVLAWS, CIVMATL, CIVDES1


CIVTREN Transportation Engineering
2 units

Design and construction aspects of Highway Surfaces and Railways' Guideways; Capacity and Level of Service of Air, Rail, and Highways. Environmental impacts and their mitigation of transportations systems; Traffic-Analysis Techniques; Traffic Flow and Control.

Pre-requisite: CIVHWAY, ENGSTAT
Pre-requisite to: TRETRAN, LBYCVR2


CIVWARE Water Resource Engineering
3 units

Water Resource Engineering applications, Water Resources Regions, Role of Hydrology and Hydraulics Structures, Watershed Planning and Management, Geographical Information Systems, Case Studies.

Pre-requisite: CEHYDRA
Pre-requisite to: HWRFIDE, HWRPEMS, LBYCVW4


CONMETH Construction Methods and Project Management
3 units

This course deals with the principles of construction methods and equipment, management and their applications. It covers project planning, scheduling, monitoring and control. It also includes concepts on organization, safety, information systems and computer applications. Students are given opportunities to visit actual project sites and observe the application of these theories in construction projects.

Pre-requisite: CIVENMA
Pre-requisite to: None


CTMCOST Cost Engineering
3 units

The course deals primarily with cost engineering and accounting systems in construction projects. Discussion covers data to be collected, information to be produced, procedures and policies in system implementation and typical forms used. Relevant topics in financing and purchasing are also discussed. Computer applications will be considered as well as practical insights on the cost control systems of on-going construction projects.

Pre-requisite: None
Pre-requisite to: None


CTMDATA Data Management
3 units

This course covers Civil Engineering Information Systems, Information Engineering Architectures, Information Strategy, Enterprise-wide Information Strategy Planning, Case Tools, Relational Database, Modeling and Normalization, Zachman's Framework, Object Oriented Modeling and Design, Data Warehousing and Data Mining.

Pre-requisite: CTMMATS
Pre-requisite to: None


CTMMATS Materials Science
1 unit

Advanced topics on the basic construction materials and testing: concrete, asphalt, metals, and timber; new developments in construction materials: properties and processes; research and development of indigenous construction materials.

Pre-requisite: CIVMATL, LBYCVC1
Pre-requisite to: None


CTMTREP Entrepreneurship for Engineers
3 units

This course is designed to introduce the upper level undergraduate students to the concepts and practices of entrepreneurial thinking. Using a combination of lectures, case studies, student led discussions, team business plans, and investor presentation formats, the course teaches life skills in entrepreneurial thought and action that student can utilize in careers ranging from starting companies to intrapreneurship, Idea Generation and Feasibility Analysis, and Business Planning.

Pre-requisite: MANAGEN, ECOENG, BUILDES
Pre-requisite to: None


FOUNDEN Foundation Engineering
2 units

Basic concepts in foundation design, soil exploration, design of shallow and deep foundations. General understanding of the ground-structure interaction; determine what soil investigation approach and foundation scheme to use for a given situation; provide basis for rational foundation design.

Pre-requisite: GEOENG2, TSTRUC2
Pre-requisite to: None


GEOENG1 Geotechnical Engineering 1
2 units

This course deals with the study of the identification and classification of soils and rocks, mass wasting, weathering rocks, natural disasters related to geological engineering, site investigation and subsurface exploration, soil classifications, the physical and index properties of soil, compaction, water flow though soils, capillarity and seepage analysis.

Pre-requisite: MEDEFOR
Pre-requisite to: GEOENG2


GEOENG2 Geotechnical Engineering 2
2 units

This course deals with the principles of effective stresses and total stress, one-dimensional consolidation, and settlement, lateral earth pressure theory and soil strength.

Pre-requisite: GEOENG1
Pre-requisite to: FOUNDEN


HWRFIDE Flood Control, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering
3 units

Types of irrigation developments, water requirements in crops, sources of irrigation, storage and outlet works, diversion works, regulating cross drainage works, management of irrigation water.

Pre-requisite: CIVWARE
Pre-requisite to: None


HWRPEMS Water Supply, Water Power, Water Development and Planning
3 units

Quantity of water: Factors affecting water use, Design periods for Water Supply Components, Water Pipes, Collection and Distribution of Water, Quality of Water Supplies, Treatment of Water; Hydro Power in the Philippines, Full, Mini, Micro Hydro Power, Components of the scheme, Power from Water, Designing the Schemes, Plant Factor, Basic Geological Studies, Civil Works, Commissioning and Testing, Financial Evaluation, Project development and Management (with emphasis on Mini and Micro Hydro power).

Pre-requisite: CIVWARE
Pre-requisite to: None


HWRSASE Sanitary and Wastewater Engineering
3 units

This course combines concepts and principles of environmental, sanitary sciences and engineering as applied to control/regulation of water pollution (e.g. septage or wastewater collection, treatment and disposal) and to the control/regulation of disease through proper sanitation (e.g. solid waste management), proper vector control (e.g. mosquito, fly, rodent control) and specific applications related to food sanitation and as applied to buildings (e.g. plumbing).

Pre-requisite: ENVIRON, CEHYDRO
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVB1 Building design 1 Laboratory
1 unit

A study on building parts and its consideration, i.e. from the foundation to the roofing. Study of the National Building Code and other pertinent codes. A practical subject that will develop in the student the skills requires in building and construction. This includes the interpretation of building plans and actual observation and study.

Co-requisite: BUILDES
Pre-requisite to: LBYCVB2


LBYCVB2 Building Design 2 Laboratory
1 unit

The study of the plumbing code, fire code and electrical code of the Philippines, its interpretation application in building design and construction.

Co-requisite: BUILCON
Pre-requisite: LBYCVB1
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVC1 Construction Materials and Testing Laboratory
1 unit

This course is the laboratory component of the "Construction Materials and Testing", which is about the physical properties of common construction materials primarily concrete (cement, coarse and fine aggregates), metals (mainly steel reinforcing bars), wood and asphalt.

Co-requisite: CIVMATL
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVC3 Construction Methods and Project Management Laboratory
1 unit

This course deals with the principles of construction methods and equipment, management and their applications. It covers project planning, scheduling, monitoring and control. It also includes concepts on organization, safety, informations systems and computer applications. Students are given opportunities to visit actual project sites and observe the application of these theories in construction projects.

Co-requisite: CONMETH
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVD1 Structural Design 1 Laboratory
1 unit

This course is the laboratory component of the "Principle of reinforced Concrete", which is about the design and analysis of reinforced concrete members subjected to flexure, tension, compression, and combined stresses using the Elastic Limit Method, also known Working Stress Design (WSD), and the Strength Design Method or the Ultimate Strength Design (USD). Applications and code specifications as applied to buildings, and other reinforced concrete structures are also given emphasis.

Co-requisite: CIVDES1
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVD2 Structural Design 2 Laboratory
1 unit

This course is the laboratory component of the "Analysis and Design of Steel Structures", which is about the design and analysis of structural steel members subjected to flexure, tension, compression, and combined stresses using the Allowable Stress Design (ASD), Plastic Design, and the introduction of Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD). Applications and code specifications as applied to buildings, frames and other steel structures are also given emphasis.

Co-requisite: CIVDES2
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVG1 Geotechnical Engineering 1 Laboratory
1 unit

Description and Classification of Soils, Determining moisture content, specific gravity of soil, Atterberg Limits, Grain Size Analysis, Compaction test, Field density test and permeability tests.

Co-requisite: GEOENG1
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVG2 Geotechnical Engineering 2 Laboratory
1 unit

California Bearing Ratio Test, Consolidation Test, Unconfined Compressive Stress of Soil, Direct Shear Test, Triaxial Compression Tests.

Co-requisite: GEOENG2
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVN1 Civil engineering Computer Methods
1 unit

Computer Programming and applications in civil engineering. The Visual Basic programming language or appropriate or appropriate computing tools (spread sheets, MathCAD, Matlab, etc) are used in solving practical problems in civil engineering.

Pre-requisite: CIVAMAT, LBYEC72
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVR1 Transportation Engineering Laboratory
1 unit

Computer-aided design and analysis of highways using the Highway Capacity Software (HCS) and the traffic simulation software using Dynameq to study the speed, volume, and density relationship of traffic flow.

Co-requisite: CIVTREN
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVR2 Transportation Planning
1 unit

This course follows the traditional four-step urban transport planning which include – trip generation, trip distribution, modal split analysis, and traffic assignment. Trip Generation pertains to the understanding of where person trips are produced (trip production) and attracted (trip attraction) and includes such topics as uniform growth factor method, cross classification/categorical analysis and regression analysis. In trip Distribution, this pertains to where the person trips are distributed in each and every zone of the study area and the topics include the uniform growth factor method, the fratar method and gravity model. Modal split analysis considers the type of modes being used during travel, usually trips are basically divided into public and private modes and such models as logit choice analysis is being used. In Traffic Assignment, the trips are then assigned to the road network and the simplest methods used are the shortest path algorithms considering the distance or travel time.

Pre-requisite: CIVTREN
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVS1 Elementary Surveying Laboratory
1 unit

The laboratory component of SURVEY1, Elementary Surveying and both should be taken simultaneously. Most topics studied in SURVEY1 will be performed in the field as laboratory exercises.

Co-requisite: SURVEY1
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVS2 Higher Surveying Laboratory
1 unit

The laboratory component of SURVEY2, Higher Surveying, and both should be taken simultaneously. Most topics studied in SURVEY2 will be performed in the field as laboratory exercises.

Co-requisite: SURVEY2
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVS3 Engineering Surveys Laboratory
1 unit

This course deals with the different types of route and construction surveys; horizontal and vertical controls; highway and railway curves such as horizontal curves, i.e. simple, compound, reverse, and spiral curves, vertical curves, i.e. symmetrical and unsymmetrical, sight distance and earthworks engineering.

Co-requisite: SURVEY3
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVT2 Theory of Structures Laboratory
1 unit

Computations in advanced topics in the mechanics of deformable bodies and analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate beams. Structural model exercises in Unsymmetrical Bending, Deflection of beams, frames and trusses.

Co-requisite: TSTRUC2
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVT3 Computer-Aided Structural Analysis and Design
1 unit

Computer-aided structural modeling, analysis and design using state-of-the-art software – GRASP, ETABS, SAP2000, GEAR etc.

Pre-requisite: TSTRUC2
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVT4 Structural design of Buildings
1 unit

Concrete and Steel: Advantages and Disadvantages, Properties, Stress-Strain Relationships; Design Methods: WSD and USD; Design and Analysis for Flexure; Singly Reinforced Rectangular Sections; Doubly Reinforced Rectangular Sections; Non-rectangular Sections, T, I etc.

Pre-requisite: CIVDES1, STEQUAK
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVW1 Fluid Mechanics for CIV Laboratory
1 unit

This laboratory course supports the lectures in CIVFLUM through experimentations, demonstration and computational exercises which aim to verify and/or apply fluid mechanics theories/principles: hydrostatic force, buoyancy, continuity, energy relationships (e.g. friction). Students will devote their time making observations, taking measurements, performing calculations, analyzing, summarizing results and writing reports.

Co-requisite: CIVFLUM
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVW2 Hydraulics Laboratory
1 unit

This laboratory course supports the lectures in CEHYDRA through experiments, demonstration and computational exercises which aim to verify and/or apply fluid mechanics and other science and engineering disciplines' principles (e.g. hydrology) in relation in hydraulic systems: pipe networks, rainfall-run-off and well phenomena/interaction, open channels. Students will devote their time making observations, taking measurements, performing calculations, analyzing, summarizing results and writing reports.

Co-requisite: CEHYDRA
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVW3 Hydrology Laboratory
1 unit

This course is concerned with the discussion of Hydrologic cycle; occurrence and analysis of components of hydrologic cycle such as precipitation, evapotranspiration, infiltration, stream flow and ground water; river and reservoir sedimentation flood routing techniques; probability analysis for hydrologic design; computer modeling for hydrologic systems.

Co-requisite: CEHYDRO
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYCVW4 Coast and River Engineering
1 unit

Energy and Momentum Principles in Open Channel Flow, Resistance-Non Uniform Flow Computations, Channel Control Structures, Channel Transitions, Unsteady Flow, Flood Routing, Sediment Transport, Coastal Processes-wave theory concepts, tides and currents, ports and harbor structures.

Pre-requisite: CIVWARE
Pre-requisite to: None


LBYEC73/LBYECE3/CIVELAB Basic Electrical Engineering Laboratory for CIV
1 unit

This course allows the students to verify the laws and theorems discussed in CIVELEN through experimentation and project construction. The course topics include experimental determination of the characteristics of the different circuit configurations, electrical power, Ohm's laws, Kirchhoff's laws, Superposition, Thevenin's equivalent circuit, and AC circuits. Designs of experiments are also included in this course.

Prerequisite: LBYPH12
Co-requisite: CIVELEN
Pre-requisite to: None


PRCCV11 Civil Engineering Practicum
2 units

This course serves as an on-the-job training for the Civil Engineering students at the end of their academic courses. This will develop their skills as a future engineer in charge of planning, designing, analyzing, and other tasks that may be needed by the construction industry. The students will need to finish 480 hours of work in the construction field whether it may be head in office or in the jobsite.

Pre-requisite: PERSEF3
Pre-requisite to: None


STEBRID Bridge Engineering
3 units

Highway loading: Load Distribution; moving Loads; Deck Girder Bridges; Design of Bridge Elements; Piers, Abutments; Specifications and codes; Bridge construction.

Pre-requisite: CIVDES1, CIVDES2
Pre-requisite to: None


STEPRES Prestressed Concrete Design and Special Topics in RC Design
3 units

Prestressing principles and methods; analysis and design of sections for bending; ultimate strength of section; loss of prestress shear design; applications to bridges, buildings and tanks; special properties of materials needed for effective prestressing.

Pre-requisite: CIVDES1
Pre-requisite to: None


PRCCV11 Civil Engineering Practicum
2 units

This course serves as an on-the-job training for the Civil Engineering students at the end of their academic courses. This will develop their skills as a future engineer in charge of planning, designing, analyzing, and other tasks that may be needed by the construction industry. The students will need to finish 480 hours of work in the construction field whether it may be head in office or in the jobsite.

Pre-requisite: PERSEF3
Pre-requisite to: None


STEQUAK Earthquake Engineering
3 units

This course deals with the fundamentals and basics concepts of seismic design as well as the minimum standards for the analysis, design, and construction of earthquake resistant structures. The course covers the introduction to seismology and seismicity of the Philippines, lessons learned from earthquakes, seismic code provisions, procedure of design of earthquake resistant structures, seismic analysis of buildings and structures, calculation of seismic forces, and dynamic analysis of structures. It also deals with the determination of loads of structures due to earthquake motions, methods of analysis for lateral forces, dynamics of single and multi degree-of-freedom system, approximate dynamic analysis, concepts of mass, damping, stiffness of structures, and retrofitting of existing building. Critical building configurations and appropriate methods of analysis are also given emphasis. Applications and specifications as applied to buildings and other skeletal structures are also given importance.

Pre-requisite: TSTRUC3
Pre-requisite to: None


STESDES Structural Design of Buildings
1 unit

Concrete and Steel: Advantages and Disadvantages, Properties, Stress-Strain Relationship; Design Methods: WSD and USD; Design and Analysis for flexure; Singly Reinforced Rectangular Sections; Doubly Reinforced Rectangular Sections; Non-rectangular Sections: T, I etc.

Pre-requisite: CIVDES1, STEQUAK
Pre-requisite to: None


SURVEY1 Elementary Surveying
2 units

Measurement of distances and correction, Surveying instruments, Area computations, Latitude and departure computations, DMD method, Balancing the traverse, Elevation determination, Leveling.

Pre-requisite: LBYMEEA
Pre-requisite to: SURVEY2


SURVEY2 Higher Surveying
2 units

The subject is continuation of SURVEY1 and theories and concepts stadia surveying, topographic surveying, triangulation and trilateration, missing data, subdivision of lots, irregular boundaries, hydrographic surveying, practical astronomy, and photogrammeteric surveying.

Pre-requisite: SURVEY1
Pre-requisite to: SURVEY3


SURVEY3 Engineering Surveys
2 units

This course deals with the different types of route and construction survey; horizontal and vertical controls; highway and railway curves such as horizontal curves, i.e. simple, compound, reverse and spiral curves, vertical curves, i.e. symmetrical and unsymmetrical, sight distance and earthworks engineering.

Pre-requisite: SURVEY2
Pre-requisite to: None


THSCV11 Project Study 1 for CIV
1 unit

Civil Engineering Thesis Proposal

Pre-requisite: TSTRUC2, CEMERES
Pre-requisite to: THSCV12


THSCV12 Project Study 2 for CIV
1 unit

Civil Engineering Thesis Writing

Pre-requisite: THSCV11
Pre-requisite to: THSCV13


THSCV13 Project Study 3 for CIV
1 unit

Civil Engineering Final Thesis Defense

Pre-requisite: THSCIV12
Pre-requisite to: None


TRESYSD Transportation System and Design, Airports, Ports and Railways
3 units

This course is divided into three fields of study, (1) airport engineering, (2) ports and harbors, (3) railway engineering. In airport engineering, the aircraft characteristics and design are first discussed and its effect on the planning and design of both the landside and airside facilities are then applied. Airport capacity and delay are also given emphasis. In ports and harbors, the course introduces the basic wave mechanics and the second part deals with engineering applications for harbors, their planning and design. In railway engineering, the planning, design and operation of rail (regional and urban) facilities are discussed. Focus is also given to route layout and location as well as the design of rail stations and terminals.

Pre-requisite: CIVMATL, ENGSTAT
Pre-requisite to: None


TRETRAF Highway Design and Traffic Safety
3 units

The topics includes: Statistical analysis and data presentation techniques; Linear Regression Analysis, Operation Research methodologies like Linear Programming and Network Analysis focusing on Transportation Networks; Queueing Theory; Simulation – with application to traffic and transportation engineering problems.

Pre-requisite: ENGSTAT, CIVMATL
Pre-requisite to: None


TRETRAN Transportation Planning
4 units

This course follows the traditional four-step urban transport planning which include – trip generation, trip distribution, modal split analysis, and traffic assignment. Trip Generation pertains to the understanding of where person trips are produced (trip production) and attracted (trip attraction) and includes such topics as uniform growth factor method, cross classification/categorical analysis and regression analysis. In trip Distribution, this pertains to where the person trips are distributed in each and every zone of the study area and the topics include the uniform growth factor method, the fratar method and gravity model. Modal split analysis considers the type of modes being used during travel, usually trips are basically divided into public and private modes and such models as logit choice analysis is being used. In Traffic Assignment, the trips are then assigned to the road network and the simplest methods used are the shortest path algorithms considering the distance or travel time. Furthermore other topics included are travel demand management and public transportation systems. This course has a laboratory component which uses Urban Transportation Planning software (EMME) and students are expected to develop an urban transport plan as their final project.

Pre-requisite: CIVTREN
Pre-requisite to: None


TSTRUC1 Theory of Structures 1
3 units

This course covers advanced topics in the mechanics of deformable bodies and analysis of statically indeterminate beams. The specific topics include Unsymmetrical Bending, Non-homogeneous beams, Curved Beams, Shear Center, Inelastic Bending, Plastic Moment, Buckling of Columns, Deflection of beams, Double Integration Method, Moment Area Method, Method of Superposition, Conjugate Beam Method.

Pre-requisite: MEDEFOR
Pre-requisite to: TSTRUC1


TSTRUC2 Theory of Structures 2
3 units

This course covers the theory of structures as applied to statically determinate and indeterminate structures – planar and space trusses, beams and rigid frames. The specific topics include Elastic Strain Energy, Deflection of trusses, beams and frames using the Virtual Work Method and Castigliano's Theorem, The Force Method, Slope Defelection Method, Moment Distribution Method, Influencer Lines.

Pre-requisite: TSTRUC1
Pre-requisite to: TSTRUC3, CIVDES1, CIVDES2, CIVDES3


TSTRUC3 Theory of Structures 3
2 units

This course covers matrix analysis of structures – planar trusses, beams, rigid frames, plane grids, space trusses and space frames – including special topics in modeling and analysis of structures such as elastic supports, inclined supports, internal hinges, substructuring, non-uniform members, axial deformation.

Pre-requisite: TSTRUC2, CIVAMAT
Pre-requisite to: None

Course Offering by Specialization


Construction Technology and Management

  • Advanced Construction Engineering
  • Advanced Concrete and Materials Technology
  • Construction Safety and Risk Management
  • Construction Problems
  • Sustainable Infrastructure and Life Cycle Analysis

Geotechnical Engineering

  • Advanced Soil Mechanics
  • Advanced Geomechanics
  • Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
  • Geo-Environmental Engineering
  • Ground Improvement Techniques
  • Slope Stability Analysis

Hydraulics and Water Resources Engineering

  • Advanced Hydrology
  • Advanced Hydraulics
  • Ground Water Development
  • Water Resource Planning and Management
  • Wastewater and Solid Waste Management

Structural Engineering

  • Seismic Analysis and Design of Buildings
  • Advanced Modeling and Analysis of Concrete Structures
  • Advanced Steel Structures
  • Earthquake Engineering and Disaster Mitigation
  • Applied Computing in Structural Engineering
  • Advanced Bridge Engineering

Transportation Planning and Engineering

  • Urban Transportation Planning for Philippine Cities
  • Public Transit Management and Operations
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • Advanced Modeling Applications in Transportation

Common Integrative Courses (for PhD)

  • Seminar on Sustainable Infrastructure and the Environment
  • Seminar on Natural Disaster Risk Mitigation and Mgt.
  • Seminar on Applied Computing in Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering Applications of GIS
  • Urban and Regional Infrastructure Planning

Contact Information

Civil Engineering Department
Gokongwei College of Engineering
Velasco Hall
De La Salle University
2401 Taft Avenue, 1004 Manila
Philippines

Tel. Nos.: (632) 524-4611 loc 226 (trunk line)
E-mail: Chair CE