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Computer-based structural analysis and design
Advanced disaster prevention engineering

Because the damage of basin by abnormal climate is increased recently, It is necessary to have a disasters prevention countermeasure to reduce damage. This lecture focuses on hydrological method to reduce the damage and introduce a integrated disaster prevention methods when a disaster by flood, drought etc. happens.

Advanced numerical analysis

Numerical analysis is subject that introduce various algorithm that solve a difficult problem. We shall learn whether each Numerical analysis is used how. In this class, we will learn a theory of finite volume method, and we will study numerical model creation method to have applied finite volume method of various occasion.

Civil engineering seminar I

Presentation about each Lab.'s project product, practical design, introduction of new method of construction, deal with extensive civil engineering topic relate to new method.

Theory and measurement of sensors in civil engineering
Engineering design optimization

Advanced topics on automated numerical optimization techniques, algorithms for linear/nonlinear and unconstrained/constrained problems.

Advanced topics on structures

The life cycle cost occupies an important position in the bridge design. This course introduces the structural design method considering LCC(Life cycle Cost). It also examines the concept of VE(Value Engineering) and the application of VE.

Elastic stability

Stability of elastic structural components under conservative loads; precise definitions of stability; Equilibrium approach, energy approach, dynamic approach; Rayleigh-Ritz and Galerkin methods; and applications to column, arches, plates, and shells.

Earthquake engineering

This course introduces dynamic responses of structures subjected to earthquake ground motions, design methods and procedures to resist earthquake. It examines tectonic motion and generation and propagation of seismic waves, analysis methods for structural behavior under earthquake, soil-structure interaction, and seismic design.

Advanced seismic design

Advanced topics on dynamic behavior characteristics of structures subjected to earthquake, earthquake motion and propagation characteristics, seismic hazard analysis.

Structural vibrations

Earthquake-induced vibration of single- and multi-degree-of-freedom systems; application to frames and to shear and torsional buildings; response spectrum analysis; building codes; static and dynamic lateral force procedures; seismic resistance of steel and concrete building frames.

Structural dynamics

The basic theory of dynamics, the response analysis for dynamic load, the ground vibration analysis of structural system, the dynamic analysis of nonlinear system.

Probabilistic analysis of structures

This course introduces the reliability based design method for structure. It examines the basis of probability and statistical theory, probabilistic modelling of load and resistance, load combination methods, and the reliability analysis methods for structural members and systems.

Plate and shell structures

Classical solutions of elastic plate theory; approximate methods; continuous plates; orthotropic plates. Theory of thin shells of revolution; membrane and bending actions.

Finite element analysis

This course introduces the Finite Element Method for the numerical analysis of structural behaviors. It examines the discretization of continuum using finite elements, the numerical integration using Gauss Quadrature, and the convergence condition of the FEM.

Principles of composite materials

Plastic matrices reinforced with continuous and discontinuous fibers, whiskers and particulates. Mechanical and chemical interactions, failure modes, interfaces fabrication techniques and structural design concepts.

Steel structure engineering

Plastic design of steel beams, columns, and connections; elastic design of tension, compression, and flexural members using Load and Resistance Factor Design specifications. A grade of C- or better required in pre-requisite.

Special topics in bridge design

Relationship of bridges to national needs; illustration of a preliminary design by case history; design of conventional bridge decks and girders; curved box-girder bridges; segmental construction; cable-stayed bridges.

Advanced structural design

Advanced topics on structural mechanics theories, application range and limitation of mechanics theories, theoretical and numerical approaches to structural engineering problems, Information Technology oriented structural engineering.

Optimal structural design

Application of automated numerical optimization techniques to design of engineering systems. Algorithms for solution of nonlinear constrained design problems. Familiarization with available design optimization programs. State-of-art applications. Solution of a variety of design problems in civil engineering, using numerical optimization techniques.

Advanced reinforced concrete design

Design of eccentric and combined footings; two-way reinforced floor slabs, flat slab floor systems, continuous span slab bridge, ultimate strength design, deflection of concrete structures, and fundamentals of prestressed concrete.

Advanced concrete technology

Micro structure of concrete. Physico-chemical properties of cements and their hydration. Nature of hardened cement paste. Properties of aggregates. Workability, strength, shrinkage, creep, and fracture of concrete. Durability, freezing and thawing, air-entertainment, reactions of aggregates, chemical attack. Influence of micro structure on engineering properties of concrete.

vAdvanced prestressed concrete design

Design approaches for prestressed concrete structures, hardware, stress calculations, prestress losses, deflections, shear design, section proportioning, anchorages and connections, special topics.

Advanced concrete bridge engineering

Theory of concrete bridge and structural behavior, conducting practical design relate to concrete bridge in the field, improving design skill of practical project.

Advanced slope stability analysis

Basic and advanced theories and techniques for slope stability analysis based on the state of the art, and soil properties and rock discontinuities would firstly be introduced. And highly advanced theory of slope stability analysis will be derived in the class. High class soil mechanics will be needed to understand the behavior of slope. The design method and the implementation of a slope stability and the reinforcing method to enhance the slope safety would be introduced. Theories of soil nailing and stabilizing passive piles used for unstable slopes will be introduced. Knowledge of soil mechanics and slope stability analysis is needed.

Shear strength of soil

In this class, we will discuss the shear strength characteristics of granular and cohesive soils, as well as the factors that control them. Theory of failure conditions in the material would also be introduced. Shear strength of soils is an important aspect in many geo-technical engineering problems such as the bearing capacity of shallow foundations and piles, the stability of the slopes of dams and embankments, and lateral earth pressure on retaining walls. Failure takes place when a material is subjected to a certain stress, which is usually called strength.

Advanced soil improvement and geosynthetics

Theories and techniques for soil improvement, which were subsequently modified and simplified, would be introduced. For the successful implementation of a soil improvement design project, it would be demonstrated how to take into consideration the many factors such as the site and soil conditions, the method of installation, the experience of the contractor and the evaluation and interpretation of the soil instrumentation, laboratory and in-situ test data. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication would help students achieving the advanced knowledge of soil improvement.

Advanced numerical modeling in geomechanics

Computational models for the most geotechnical engineering problems would be systematically developed in the class. Basic knowledge of the principles of engineering mathematics and mechanics is required to understand the basic concept of continuum mechanics, such as the analysis of stress and strain. And understanding of basic soil mechanics is also required in order to understand the concepts such as the principle of effective stress, and the parameters to describe deformations and strength of granular materials. Finite element method and discrete element method will be applied and existing computer programs will be used in order to solve the geo- technical engineering problems related to seepage, diffusion, elasticity, plasticity, fracture and dynamic motion of soil masses, stability and convergence problems.

Advanced unsaturated soil mechanics

Objective of this course is to present a contextual framework for the analysis of geotechnical problems involving soils with negative pore-water pressures (i.e., unsaturated soils), regardless of the soil type. The scope is limited to introducing the unsaturated soil mechanics, but not pursuing the analysis of any particular problem. Concepts of shear strength based on the unsaturated soil mechanics are introduced. Conservative Analyses of slope stability and foundation engineering will be re-evaluated in view of unsaturated soil mechanics.

Advanced tunnel engineering

Tunnelling is an exciting and rapidly evolving technology in civil engineering, because it is one of the few areas where new horizons are constantly being discovered. Course lecture will cover both practical rules and details for the economic and efficient execution of tunnel construction. State of the art of tunnelling would be introduced. Theory and design method of various tunnels will be discussed with the practical engineers. But the pioneering processes and the innovative thinking to rewrite the rules of tunnelling would also be studied in order to make the students to reach their full potential. To enhance the practical engineering sense, many chance of site trips will be given.

Theory of earthpressure

Earth pressure theory is a classical basic aspect of geotechnique. Especially, the determination of the lateral earth pressure on a retaining wall when frictional forces act on the back of the wall is one of the classical stability problems in soil mechanics. It has been applied to the industry including subsurface construction. Earth pressure at limit state would be derived by limit equilibrium method and limit analysis method in the class. Limit analysis is applied to obtain upper and lower bounds for the lateral earth pressure against a vertical standing smooth retaining wall. Upper-bound technique of limit analysis is then applied to obtain the solutions for the general lateral earth pressure problems including the effect of wall friction. For students, knowledge of soil mechanics, continuum mechanics, and foundations are required.

Advanced rock mechanics

Rock mechanics is a field of applied science, which consists of knowledge of the mechanical properties of rock, techniques for the analysis of rock stress, principles expressing rock mass response to load, and a logical scheme for applying these notions and techniques to real physical problems. Rock mechanics has been applied to the industry including surface and subsurface construction, mining and other methods of mineral recovery, geothermal energy recovery, and subsurface hazardous waste isolation. In many cases, industrial demand for rigour and precision in project or process design have led to rapid evolution of the engineering discipline, and general improvement in its basis in both the geosciences and engineering mechanics. For students, knowledge of rock mechanics in a low level, continuum mechanics, and soil mechanics are required.

Advanced deep foundation

Topics on deep foundation, including driven and bored piles, caissons, and piers will be treated in an advanced level. Problems on the lateral loading of piles for deep-water terminals for oil tankers and oil carriers as well as for offshore platforms for gas and petroleum production, will therefore be given for detailed treatment. It covers foundation engineering problems such as settlement and bearing capacity analysis of near-shore and offshore foundations. And predicting method of the behaviour of piles under lateral loading will also be treated. And axially or laterally loads piles and sheet-pile walls will be analyzed by computer program. For students, knowledge of shallow and deep foundation engineering in a low level and soil mechanics are required.

Advanced ground investigation and measurement

Theories and methodologies for acquisition, processing and interpretation of data for various geotechnical characteristics, which play a key role in design, construction and management of civil structures would be studied. Students could raise their capability of integrated analyses of geo-physical survey data and field test data for soil and rock-mass. Investigations for disturbed and undisturbed sampling, in situ investigation, and geophysical investigation would also be included.

Advanced soil structure
Advanced foundation engineering

Topics in foundation engineering, including earth pressure theories, design of earth retaining structures, bearing capacity, ground improvement for foundation support, analysis and design of shallow and deep foundations would be treated in an advanced level. It covers foundation engineering problems such as the settlement and bearing capacity analysis of near-shore and offshore foundations. And axially and laterally loads piles, and sheet-pile walls will also be analyzed by computer program. For students, Knowledge of foundation engineering in a low level and soil mechanics are required.

Advanced geo-environmental engineering

Theories of geo-environmental subjects would be introduced, and their application techniques would be lectured in the practical projects. Students will develop the project to solve and can demonstrate their creativity in applying theories and methodologies to the project, which would be developed under the consideration of its technical, environmental, and social feasibility. Lectures on the various civil and environmental engineering projects, as well as field trips are also important part of this class. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication would help students completing their design portfolio.

Soil dynamics
Advanced compressibility of soil
Advanced engineering geology

Geology is an essential study for anyone entering the professions of civil engineering and mining engineering, because these involve working on or within the ground. Course work covers geological engineering problems related to the civil engineering construction sites. Influence of geologic origin and history on the engineering characteristics of soils and rocks would be studied. Application of geology in exploration, design, and construction of civil engineering works. It includes rock engineering problems for tunnel and slope construction. Prerequisite introduction to Rock Mechanics.

Advanced remote sensing
Advanced foundation design

Theories and design methods of shallow and deep foundations for structures would be introduced. Foundation engineering problems such as settlement and bearing capacity analysis, behavior of axially or laterally loads piles, and behavior of sheet-pile walls will be analysed. Manual of foundation design and construction methods would be provided, which includes the examples of applications of soil mechanics to foundation engineering. Principles of the soil mechanics would be stated briefly, and students should refer to the relevant textbooks for the explanations of its theory. Economic design methods of ordinary building foundations in the use of the present-day techniques of investigation and construction would also be lectured in order to help architects and builders.

Advanced design of soil structure

Design methods, stability analysis methods, and basic theories of earth structures and earth retaining structures will be introduced. The design criteria not only to decide whether design and process are adequate but also to test the feasibility of structural models for the analysis of earth structures would be developed in the class. Lectures on a variety of civil engineering projects, as well as field trips are also an important part of this class. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication would help students completing their design portfolio.

Advanced design of underground space

Tunnels and caverns are excavated in soft ground and rocks for mining, civil, and defense needs for the purpose of access, transportation, and storage. Geomechanical principles are very important, because they are the most decisive input to the feasibility, design, construction, and long-term stability of these excavations. Methods and theories of planning, design, and construction of underground openings would be introduced. And detailed engineering analysis and design methods, construction techniques and planning, general planning, and economic problems will be treated in the major design project. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication would help students completing their design portfolio.

Theoretical soil mechanics

This courses lecture intends to contribute to a better understanding of more important theoretical methods and of some of the factors involved in the performance and analyses of the compound soil-foundation-load system. Theoretical soil mechanics for graduate students in an advanced soil mechanics courses for master and doctoral levels would be introduced. Parts of the course lecture may also be used as a supplement in less comprehensive rock mechanics studies for postgraduate students, researchers in soil mechanics, consultants, and civil engineers in practice. It may be used as the second or third course lecture in soil mechanics studies. For students, knowledge of continuum mechanics and soil mechanics is required.

Ground excavation

Although the ground excavation is a common technique, it still remains as one of the difficult subjects in the practice because ground condition is very different at every construction site. Objective of this course is to assemble both practical rules and details for the economic and efficient execution of deep excavations. State of the art of ground excavation will be introduced and stability analysis method will be derived to understand the ground behavior during the ground excavation. Stability of any structures such as building and tunnel due to adjacent ground excavation will also be discussed. Recent technology to check the stability of earth wall and adjacent structure will be discussed with the practical engineers, who have the collected data and experiences. Students could have the chance to take the examples of design and solutions to construction problems.

Advanced hydraulics

We define mechanical property of water and we solve many hydro phenomenons in the natural by this theory. We learn base theory and principle. And we develop capability that can solve a practical question that can be to a hydro structure.

Open channel hydraulics

This class will learns important average flow equation, computation of roughness, a factor that determine section, friction coefficient equation, etc at open channel in detail. Also we will develop varied flow numerical model and will apply to condition of spot in the class.

Coastal hydraulics

The following topics are taught; (1) Introduction to coastal processes, (2) Hydrodynamics of the coastal zone including wave, tide, and storm surge, (3) Coastal response, (4) Shoreline modification and analysis.

Experiment of hydraulic model
Advanced hydrologic application of GIS

This lecture is going to focus on applying GIS to a development of water resources modeling considering a concentration time through domestic and irrigation water demands, reservoir operation, and precipitation and to flood prevention method considering basin and runoff characteristics.

Deterministic hydrology

It is very important to calculate design floods accurately in small and large water resources structure designs. This lecture covers determination of concentration time, design frequency, temporal distribution of rainfall in order to calculate the design floods with given return periods.

Stochastic hydrology

This lecture covers water circulation processes such as precipitation, evaporation, infiltration, ground water, surface water runoff using stochastic hydrology concepts in connection with dynamic concept. Also this lecture covers analytical method of these processes and hydrological inference method using statistical method such as hydrological data analysis and flood discharge assessment.

Urban water resources engineering

Water resources assessment in city basin should be approached differently in natural basin since natural elements are mixed with artificial elements in urban basin. By considering the basic data and hydrologic circulation model, a theoretic background can be achieved for water resources assessment in urban basin.

Water resources system engineering

It is necessary to have a feasibility analysis which considers social and economic aspects in order to use water resources efficiently. This lecture will cover efficient design, operation, and evaluation of water resources structures such as reservoir, dam, levee, and hydropower plants.

Water resources planning

Currently, Korean water resources plan is mainly concentrated on a flood control. Therefore, it is necessary to establish water resources plan in integrated way including water resources utilization. This lecture will cover water resources engineering related to a hydrology, water quality standards, ground water flow and surface hydraulics etc. Also, an optimal allocation will be covered for a suitable utilization of water resources.

Advanced hydrology
Advanced hydraulic structures
Optimal control theory for hydraulic structures

It is essential for reasonable utilization of water resources in basin that can optimize operation of water resources structures such as dam, hydroelectric power plant and so on. One of the main objective is to introduce operating rules that can control operation of water resources structures using optimization techniques such as linear and dynamic programming, heuristic techniques such as fuzzy theory. By using these methods, flood and drought control can be satisfied at the same time.

Hydrologic risk analysis
Advanced fluid mechanics
Applied ground water flow

Ground water is acting important role in variety of fields such as water resources engineering, geology, and agricultural engineering. Physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics can be applied to ground water production, movements, quality. This lecture focuses on several factors such as change of ground water discharge and elevation by neighboring environment and phrenetic fluctuation. Also this lecture covers derivation of basic formula linking surface water in viewpoint of hydrological circulation and hydrological balances.

Estuary and coastal engineering

Momentum mechanics of wave, variation of the wave on the beach, generation of wave-induced current by wave, harbor design, construction, operation, maintenance, and environmental impact assessment according to the variation of ocean current and wave at port.

Advanced harbor engineering

Introduction to engineering application of theory equation about theory of wave motion, tide and tidal current, ocean current and shallow water waves, and breaking waves.

Unsteady flow in pipeline

The application of flow in conduits cuts across all fields of engineering. Consequently, every engineer should understand the basic fluid mechanics involved with such flow. In this class, We shall study the fundamental theory of flow in conduits as well as basic design procedures.

Sediment transport in river-flow

Sedimentation of river embodies the processes of erosion, transportation, deposition and the compaction of sediment. These are natural processes that have been active throughout geological times and have shaped the present landscape of our world. We will define natural phenomena of river by learning the processes of erosion, transportation, deposition in this class.

Coastal sediment transport

The theoretical approach to the coastal sediment transport and study the point at issue.

Coastal erosion prevention

Domestic coastal environmental protection and study a systematic and efficient development of coastal research and coastal management and the sustainable development.

Advanced radar image analysis

Obtain the Knowledge about state-of-the-art theory and technique to estimate the high resolution temporal and spatial rainfall distribution data from radar image and utilize them for hydrologic analysis.

Advanced remote sensing image analysis

Obtain the basic remote sensing theory for hydrologic elements monitering. Discuss about wave characteristics using microwave remote sensing technique.

Water resources engineering
Statistical hydrology

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