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Welcome to the Civil Engineering School!

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that mostly relates to the designing, planning, maintaining and construction of subjects such as buildings, large scale workings, drainage and roads. Civil engineering has a large impact on modern society, as it dictates how lots of processes and services work together.

Topics covered within the field of Civil engineering include road design, drainage and sewer design, site layouts, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, environmental engineering, construction engineering, and surveying.

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  • Hydrostatic stability (bouyancy) applied to tall structures as protection from liquifaction
  • Fourier Transforms
  • Competition for solution to the reconstruction of the New Orleans basin: conversion to a rigid plane and pole structure extending to the Gulf from the higher plateau preceding the basin.
  • Pervious concrete

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Open source software for civil engineering[edit | edit source]