Catalog

Yamhill Valley campus students study math

Civil Engineering Technology Course Descriptions

CVL130 Work Zone Safety & First Aid
Covers signage and cone setup standards related to basic traffic control for short-term work zones. Presents introductory flagging procedures with additional coursework in basic first aid and CPR. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. F
1 Credits

CVL143 Introduction to Civil Survey
Introduces a broad variety of office- and field-based activities associated with the work of a professional land surveyor. Emphasizes professional-technical development and working as a member of a team. Corequisite: MTH070, or MTH081 or higher; or consent of instructor. F
3 Credits

CVL144 Intermediate Civil Survey
Continues Introduction to Civil Survey (CVL143). Covers plane survey office and field practices. Includes measurement techniques associated with differential leveling and field measurements with advanced electronic survey equipment. Includes basic office calculations relating to surveying, including coordinate geometry, differential levels and simple curves. Covers field survey procedures for staking horizontal curves, data collection and differential levels. Introduces a basic understanding of metes and bounds descriptions. Emphasizes professional-technical development and team workskills. Prerequisite: CVL 143 with a grade of C or better; and concurrent enrollment in MTH 082 or higher; or consent of instructor. W
3 Credits

CVL161A Plane Surveying 1-Lecture
Covers plane survey theory and practice. Includes measurement techniques associated with taping, leveling, and field measurements with advanced electronic survey equipment. Emphasizes professional-technical development and teamwork skills. Introduces a basic understanding of metes and bounds descriptions. Prerequisite: CVL143 with a grade of C or better; and concurrent enrollment in CVL161B, and MTH082 or higher; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
2 Credits

CVL161B Plane Surveying 1-Lab
Covers field practices and application of equipment utilized in professional land surveying. Emphasizes tactile learning with strong team orientation. Prerequisite: CVL143 with a grade of C or better; and concurrent enrollment in CVL161A; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
2 Credits

CVL162A Plane Surveying 2-Lecture
Continues Plane Surveying 1. Studies distance and direction measurement, employing total stations with external data collectors, traversing and associated office computations, areas and volumes, circular curves, vertical curves and outlines of public land surveys. Prerequisite: CVL144 with a grade of C or better; and concurrent enrollment in CVL162B; or consent of instructor. Sp
2 Credits

CVL162B Plane Surveying 2-Lab
Incorporates field survey with a focus on data gathering for computerized mapping. Introduces American Land Title Association specification standards and the use of GPS equipment. Prerequisite: DRF131 and CVL144, both with a grade of C or better; and concurrent enrollment in CVL162A; or consent of instructor. Sp
2 Credits

CVL211 Fluid Mechanics
Focuses on fluid properties, fluid statics, fluid motion, conservation of mass, momentum, and energy for incompressible fluids, dimensional analysis, for civil engineering applications. Prerequisite: MTH112 or MTH082, either with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
4 Credits

CVL230 Applied Statics
Analyzes the forces induced in structures and machines by various types of loading. Prerequisite: MTH082 or MTH112; and PH081; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
3 Credits

CVL231 Applied Strength of Materials
Analyzes internal stresses, deflections and deformations of structural members when subjected to external forces. Covers how to design structures based on structural analysis. Prerequisite: CVL230 with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
4 Credits

CVL232 Applied Statics and Strength
Covers classification and analysis of internal and external forces induced in structures by various types of loading. Introduces structural factors such as centroids, moment of inertia, stress and deflection. Covers the design of structures based on structural analysis using equilibrium, stress, and deflection concepts. Prerequisite: MTH082 or MTH112; and PH121; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) W
4 Credits

CVL240A Construction Surveying-Lecture
Covers office-based calculations for construction surveying of a typical residential street, including curbs, storm and waste water sewers, and building site layouts. Applies state plan coordinate system to construction surveying and building site layouts. Introduces Global Positioning Systems (GPS) theory and writing legal descriptions for utility easements and street right-of-way. Prerequisite: CVL162A and CVL162B, both with a grade of C or better; and concurrent enrollment in CVL240B; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
2 Credits

CVL240B Construction Surveying-Lab
Covers construction surveying for a typical residential street, including curbs, storm and waste water sewers, and building site layouts. Introduces Global Positioning Systems (GPS) field measurement practices and equipment care and use requirements. Prerequisite: CVL162A and CVL162B, both with a grade of C or better; and concurrent enrollment in CVL24; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
2 Credits

CVL241 Boundary Survey Law
Explores statute law, common law, and legal principles relating to land boundaries. Prerequisite: CVL162 with a grade of C or better; and concurrent enrollment in WR121; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
4 Credits

CVL242 Boundary Descriptions
Covers real property descriptions and land record systems. Emphasizes interpreting and writing land descriptions, research in land records, and multipurpose cadastre. Prerequisite: CVL161, CVL241, and WR121; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
4 Credits

CVL260 Survey Project Planning
Covers advanced research of deed and survey data. Emphasizes preparation of a map of record. Emphasizes preparation of equipment and labor requirement plans needed for field survey project planning. Prerequisite: CVL163A, CVL162B and DRF245; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
3 Credits

CVL261 Environmental & Sanitary Tech
Introduces elementary concepts of hydraulics, hydrology, storm collection and detention, sanitary sewer and domestic water supply designs. Applies concepts to typical design documentation. Prerequisite: DRF245 and MTH082, both with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
4 Credits

CVL263A Topographic Surveying-Lecture
Covers importing survey point files of topographic points previously surveyed using electronic survey equipment into AutoCAD engineering/surveying software, to produce a base map (topographic map) depicting the area surveyed. Prerequisite: CVL162A, CVL162B, and DRF245; and concurrent enrollment in CVL263B; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
2 Credits

CVL263B Topographic Surveying-Lab
Reviews field practices and applies survey techniques to field survey data collection. Covers advanced responsibilities of a team leader in a field crew situation with additional equipment care and use requirements. Includes topographic surveying using electronic surveying equipment, including setting up horizontal and vertical control networks. Prerequisite: CVL162A, CVL162B, and DRF245; and concurrent enrollment in CVL263A; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed
2 Credits

CVL280A Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
1 Credits

CVL280B Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
2 Credits

CVL280C Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
3 Credits

CVL280D Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
4 Credits

CVL280E Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
5 Credits

CVL280F Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
6 Credits

CVL280G Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
7 Credits

CVL280H Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
8 Credits

CVL280I Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
9 Credits

CVL280J Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
10 Credits

CVL280L Cooperative Work Experience
Offers placement in a business, agency, and/or industry for on-the-job training related to the student's curriculum. Prerequisite: Determined by each curriculum. Guidelines on file in the Cooperative Work Experience office and with each curriculum's CWE Instructor and Director.
12 Credits

XCVL9000E Pothole Patch Workshop
Designed for public works maintenance crews and supervisors. Includes basic skills to improve ability to provide quality maintenance of roads and street.
.7 CEU

XCVL9000F Equipment Management System
Designed to help road and street agencies design and implement an equipment management system for their organizations for improved efficiency and effectiveness in use of budgeted funds.
1.2 CEU

XCVL9000G Work Zone Traffic Control
Case histories, workshop sessions, and lectures will be used to acquaint participants with applications of effective design and installation concepts using signs and markings for detours, construction zones, and maintenance sites. The legal, administrative, and operational aspects will also be discussed.
.4 CEU

XCVL9000H Highway Bridge Inspection
Provides introductory level, practical training in bridge inspections. Covers bridge elements, inspection tools, signing, mechanics and deterioration of concrete, steel and timber structures, truss mechanics, and underwater inspection. Provides a portion of the training necessary for a technician to become certified under the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) program for bridge inspectors. Intended for Federal, State, and local engineers and technicians as introductory training or as a refresher course on general bridge inspection.
3.2 CEU

XCVL9000J Mobile Crane Operation/Safety
Designed for experienced crate operators seeking certification how to safely operate a mobile crane with a lifting capacity greater than 5 tons but less than 50 tons.
1.6 CEU

XCVL9000K Mobile Crane Re-Certification
Designed for experienced crane operators seeking re-certification on mobile cranes with a lifting capacity greater than 5 tons but less than 50 tons.
.8 CEU

XCVL9000L Informed Consent
Presents methods of effectively involving the public in the planning process of public projects. Designed for officials in public positions.
2.4 CEU

XCVL9000M Uniform Traffic Control Dev
Provides instruction and practice in the use of the Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Designed for persons responsible for signing, signalization, and marking of roads.
1.2 CEU

XCVL9000N Work Zone Traffic & Flagging
Covers the fundamental principles of traffic control, the five parts of temporary traffic control zones, and regulations regarding the primary traffic control devices and their proper placement. Demonstrates correct flagging techniques. Meets the requirements of the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) construction specifications.
.4 CEU

XCVL9000P Welding Safety Seminars
Covers safety, repairs, certification and codes, and procedures for road crews that will be using welding equipment on the job. Includes technical demonstrations.
.7 CEU

XCVL9000Q Rappelling for Engineers
Designed for employees in business, industry, and government who work in a field that requires rappelling techniques.
.8 CEU

XCVL9000R Fall Protection Workshop
Designed to present a consistent approach to the prevention of falls in the workplace and the skills necessary to perform self-rescue in the event that a protected fall should occur. Includes physics of falls and the devices and harness that are available to protect the worker from and during a fall.
1.6 CEU

XCVL9000T Flagger Control: Train/Trainer
Presents effective flagger design and installation concepts using signs and markings for detours, construction zones, and maintenance sites. Discuss the legal, administrative, and operational aspects of traffic control
.8 CEU