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AR125 Engineering Drawing & Projection

Engineering drawing introduction. Types of line. Sizes of drawing papers. Layout of drawing sheets. Graphics instruments. Scales. Geometrical construction. Orthographic projection. Sectioning. Dimensions. Pictorial drawing. Conventions.

Mongean Projection: projection of point, projection of straight line: traces of a line, particular positions of lines. Projections of a plane, traces of plane, particular positions of plans. Auxiliary planes: projection of point on an auxiliary plane, true length of a line segment, Edge view of planes. Positional problems: Points of intersection of a line and a plane, point in a plane. Projection of circles. Surfaces of revolution: sphere, right circular cone, right circular cylinder. Line of intersection of surfaces of revolution. Perspective projection of building (tow vanishing points).

Prerequisite: None

AR211 Architectural Drawing

The principal task of the architect is to design buildings which accommodate human activity. Drawing is its most expressive form. The course introduces the student to basic drawing skills and techniques. Fundamentals of architectural drawing; conventions of graphic representation, drawing as an important means to architecture, orthographic projection, architectural composition through abstract shapes and forms, study of architectural orders, architectural space, plan, section, elevation, sectional perspective, other graphic mean. The techniques: line drawings, tone drawings, humanizing the drawing (figures, trees, plants and furniture), efficiency in drawing, lettering. The course is based on studio exercises and includes lectures.

Prerequisite: AR125

AR212 History & Theory of Architecture 1

A survey of the Classical Civilization focusing on the architecture, art and formation of cities in the Greek and Roman period. Aegean period, (Minoan, Mycenaean ). Greek, ( Archaic, Classical) and Hellenistic periods. Etruscan and Roman periods.

Prerequisite: None

AR213 Building Technology 1

The course introduce student to the principals and fundamentals of building construction. Topics include the basic concept of structural systems and foundations according to building loads and soil characteristics. In addition, the course present the basic units of wall construction systems and clarifies the different methods of building insulation.

Prerequisite: None

AR214 Visual Studies 1

The objectives of the course is to develop students abilities in expressing their thoughts and ideas through sketches and free hand drawing. Introduction; techniques of graphic representation in pencil, pen and ink, and charcoal. Composition and design; definition. Elements of composition. Visual properties of form; Form and space: definition, organization; Basic principles of architecture, proportion and scale. Ordering principles. Introduction to photography, with an emphasis on methods, and technique for general and architectural photography.

Prerequisite: None

AR221 Architectural Design 1

Introduction to the fundamentals of architectural design through the design process, definition, analysis, concepts, development and presentation. Building form in relation to program human activity, scale and furniture as means of creating space. Space analysis. Training includes simple projects focusing on the functional relations and the use of space. Studio problems in architectural design at an elementary level of a small residential or a single use building and a primary educational building.

Prerequisite: AR211

AR222 History and Theory of Architecture 2

(a) History: The study includes the various phases of the Christian Era; Early Christian, Coptic, Byzantine, Carolingian, Romanesque and Gothic.

(b) Theory : Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Building component, Walls, Floors, Roofs, Ceiling, Circulation, Entrances and Approaches.

Prerequisite: AR212

AR223 Building Technology 2

The course deal with the basic element of buildings ( Walls, Roofs and Floors). Topics include the use of different materials (Reinforced concrete, Wood and Steel) for both construction and finishing of these elements. In addition, the course clarifies the relation between the used materials and the related adequate construction system or systems.

Prerequisite: AR213

AR224 Computer Aided Drafting

Introduction to Auto CAD. The first menu and how to configure to adapt the PC Auto CAD screen. Function keys and groups of order (commands). Mouse: commands (Line, Circle, Erase, Trim, Extended. Offset). Selection of objects in Auto CAD, Selection of point by the tools and by key-board. Commands (Copy, Move, Zoom, Pan, Snap). Commands (Chprop, Ltscale, Polygon, Arc. Break). Isometric (3D). Commands (Mirror, Array, Rotate, Scale, Stretch). Commands (Block, Insert, Wblok). Dim, Layer, Hatch. Text.

Prerequisite: AR125

AR225 Visual Studies 2

This course is intended to teach the principles of architectural representation and develop the student’s perceptive skills. Student should acquire an ability to communicate simple forms graphically by transforming visual information into a two-dimensional image with shade and shadow. The course examines the language of architectural form and deals with the techniques of analyzing and representing it by different means of rendering. Topics include: (a) Shade and Shadow: Fundamentals; shade of points, lines, planes, volumes. Exercises on shade and shadow of different architectural elements; arches, stairs, curves, etc..

(b) Perspective: Fundamentals of perspective; plane of image, position of the observer, cone of vision, angles of vision, vanishing point (one point, two points), Architectural perspective. Shade and shadow in perspective. The course includes lectures, problems solving and exercises.

Prerequisite: AR215

AR311 Architectural Design 2

Study of architectural projects involving simple program. Study of spaces according to climatic issues, relation of the building to its setting, the orientation according to natural requirement with special emphasis on human comfort and needs. Design of small recreational and or commercial building.

Prerequisite: AR221

AR312 History and Theory of Architecture 3

(a) History: The course examines the information and development of architectural, artistic, and urban traditions of the Islamic World. The study includes the ideas and cultures that shaped the architectural character. The course includes; Early Islamic, Abbassid period, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, The Mongol period, Syria, Spain, The Seljuks of Rum, The Ottoman Turks. Emphasis is placed upon the study of Islamic Architecture in Cairo. Study of selected examples of religious, civic and residential Islamic Architecture in chronological order.

(b) Theory: Introduction to Architectural design. Buildings and location. Design process and methodology. Design Approaches, Types of design process, Character and environment, Principles of house design. Types of Educational Buildings, nurses and schools. The course includes formal lectures and seminars.

Prerequisite: AR222

AR313 Building Technology 3

The course deal with the main complementary elements ( Opening and Stairs ) through different materials of construction, finishing and accessories. The connections between these element and the basic elements, studied through the prerequisite course, are stressed. In addition, the course clarifies the different design considerations and architectural treatments of building joints.

Prerequisite: AR223

AR321 Architectural Design 3

Continuation of design with projects at an intermediate level focusing on the ways in which the nature of structural systems and building materials affect and inform architectural design. Student must be able to select building materials and assembles to satisfy the requirement of building programs as an integral part of the design.

Prerequisite: AR311

AR322 History and Theory of Architectural 4

(a) History: Architectural movements and pioneers. The essential characteristics of “MODERISM” from the styles of 19th century to the end of 20th century. Changed vocabulary and new structure systems.

(b) Theory: The concept of Architectural character within the scope of environmental design. Study and analysis of cultural, health and transportation buildings and facilities.

Prerequisite: AR312

AR411 Architectural Design 4

Continuation of design with more complex projects, considering form, proportions, with particular emphasis on architectural character. Architectural design as a creative operation to solve functional problems of buildings or complex of buildings. Problem analysis, goals, result, evaluation of propositions.

Prerequisite: AR321

AR412 Executive Designs 1

The goal of the course is to develop the initial project into final execution design; study of different drawings, conventions, signs, openings scheduling detailing. Studio works including the elaboration of a series of working drawing plans; beginning by site plan to final details. Lectures, field trips and analysis of local construction projects.

Prerequisite: AR323

AR414 Introduction to City and Regional Planning

The course deals with the different concept and principles of city planning. It furnishes a wide background of the field of planning and its related physical social and economic influencing factors. The course first defines the general concepts of planning, then it briefly illustrates the history of city planning of different civilizations. The course also present an outline of prototypical planning problems and solution in different areas of planning.

Prerequisite: AR322

AR421 Architectural Design 5

Synthesis of social and technological issues through architectural case studies. Study of projects treating public and residential buildings. While emphasizing design, the course also stresses the responsibilities of form and encourages an appreciation of architecture as constructed artifact. Which should accommodate and integrate human. Technological and environmental requirements.

Prerequisite: AR411

AR422 Executive Design 2

The purpose of the course is to develop students abilities in finding technical solutions. Experimental application in architectural technology in the area of building materials, performance and construction methods. Production of construction documents. Studio work is supplemented with lectures, discussions and field trips.

Prerequisite: AR412

AR423 Interior Design

Emphasis is placed on basic design principles through graphic representation techniques. Interior space, interior design, design vocabulary, interior environmental systems. Studio projects cover commercial an residential interiors. The course stresses the planning and construction of interior space and the coordination of furnishing and accessories.

Prerequisite: AR321

AR511 Architectural Design 6

Studies of architectural project related to realistic problems with integration of structure, mechanical systems, environmental aspects and application of construction laws. This course allows students to develop an ability to create solution to complex architectural problems. The studio concentrates on complex building types and complex functional programs in extra – urban site. Studio work includes lectures, perspectives and workshop models.

Prerequisite: AR421

AR512 Executive Design 3

Preparation of working drawing and execution documents and studies in interior design. Working drawing for project designed by the student. Studies include architectural details and building materials used interior and exterior finishes, methods of execution, structural, mechanical and electrical installations, specifications and quantities. Preparation of construction documents and technical reports.

Prerequisite: AR422

AR521 Landscape Architecture

Fundamentals of landscape architecture, study of the relation between landscape and architectural design. Students are introduced to the study of exterior spaces as they relate to and complement building design. Theoretical and historical background of landscape design, site analysis, environmental issues, and plant materials. Landscape elements and classification. Land form, plant life. Microclimate: land use and land preservation, elements and methods of landscape design. Study of aesthetic and functional values.

Prerequisite: AR321

AR522 Project

The student proceed to design the project of his choice. The student must presents new concepts and imaginative solutions based on real problems taking into consideration the environmental, social, cultural and structural systems. The project is presented in as series of drawings, perspectives, models, etc.

Prerequisite: 3rd Level



AR415(1) Architectural Criticism

The course seeks to present the architectural criticism, tools, systems, models, and schools. Positive evaluation skills and the ability to express it by discussion and analytic observations. Nature, function and importance of architectural criticism. Analysis, description, assumptions and criteria. Models and case studies.

Prerequisite: None

AR415(2) Specifications, Quantities & Cost Estimation

Introduction to construction management. Relationship and responsibilities of project participants, project life cycle and management functions. Introduction to cost estimating in construction, approximate and detailed estimating, quantity surveying, direct costs, overhead costs, financing costs, markups and profits. Introduction to cost recording and cost accounts. Computer applications.

Prerequisite: AR221

AR425(1) Introduction to Urban Design

The course is designed to provide an overview of the design of urban areas through an understanding of the different theories, principles, processes and procedures of urban design. Specific applications in a variety of functional categories, such as housing, central business districts and other activity centers are examined.

Prerequisite: AR322

AR425(2) Computer Applications in Architecture

Survey of applications of computer in the architectural profession. Topics include 2D/3D computer aided design, architectural databases, computer analysis and models. Computer-aided architectural design techniques representation, simulation, optimization, generation. Shape grammars, analysis approach, study of old buildings, components and relationships between their elements. Synthesis approach, creation of new designs. Restrictions and limitation of the shape grammars methodology.

Prerequisite: AR224

AR513(1) Local and Contemporary Architecture

Study of the historical roots of local architecture. The present status and the influential factors on local architectural thoughts. The role of social and cultural and economic factors in shaping the contemporary architecture.

Prerequisite: None

AR513(2) Research Methodology and Programming

The course introduces the student to the research methods, references, sources of information, research elements. Structure of the research. Architectural programs: needs, constraints, curricula, program supervising and scheduling. Preparation of the graduation project program.

Prerequisite: None

AR523(1) Computer Graphics & Rendering Methods

This course explores contemporary methods of three-dimensional graphic representation as a mean of preparing architectural design. Computing with an emphasis on graphic applications on rendering, animation and virtual reality. The computer as a tool for creative expression. Students use rendering skills to improve communication of design concepts.

Prerequisite: AR224

AR523(2) History & Theory of Town Planning

This course introduces the student to different levels of planning; the regional planning, town planning, site planning. Urban design, landscape architecture. Sequences of planning: basis, procedures, land use. Man infrastructure, urban theories, circulation and transportation. Principals and methods of site analysis, layouts, zoning maps and regulations. Urban planning theory, systems of relations, movements, growth. Lectures, research and studio projects.

Prerequisite: AR322

AR524(1) Historic Preservation and Conservation

Introduction to historic preservation in an architectural context with concentration on building materials properties and technologies of conservation and restoration. Review of preservation and conservation as social attitudes. Emphasis will be given to historic preservation within the general context of the built environment.

Contemporary methods and process of historic preservation considering technical, economic and aesthetic problems of assessing, restoring and adapting historical buildings for alternatives occupancies.

Prerequisite: None

AR524(2) Feasibility Studies and Cost Estimation

The course deals with the study of methods of economical feasibility studies for projects by teaching: site economy, initial costs and running costs, the economical profit, marketing studies. The course aims at developing students abilities in judging and choosing between alternatives.

Prerequisite: None



CB212 Construction Surveying 1

Standards, unit calibration, measurement of distance, elevation, angles. Profile leveling, traversing, layout of construction engineering projects. Analysis of mass diagrams, field exercises and instrument use for land and sea surveying.

Prerequisite: BA121

CB213 Construction Drawing 1

Introduction to construction engineering as related to municipal and regional projects. Brief review of the construction industry, site layout, erection of steal and concrete structures. Field trips and analysis of local construction projects.

Prerequisite: AR125

CB214 Structural Analysis 1

Calculation of reactions, shear and bending moments in simple restrained and continuous beams due to fixed and moving loads. Simple truss with fixed and moving loads. Determinate frames. Deflection. Statically indeterminate structures. Computer applications and validation.

Prerequisite: BA113

CB215 Strength and Testing of Materials 1

This course introduces students to the conceptual behavior of engineering materials. This course will cover all the fundamentals of materials testing and behavior under various types of loading.

Prerequisite: None

CB216 Theory of Structure

Basic concept of structural analysis, types of structures, loads, supports and reaction. Free- body diagram, Equations of equilibrium. Analysis of statically determinate structures, Internal force diagram for beams. Frames and trusses. Stress analysis, Properties of areas, Normal stress distribution, Shear stress distribution, Torsion stresses, Stresses and strains in two dimensions. Elastic deflections of structure. Analysis of statically indeterminate beams.

Prerequisite: BA113

CB222 Strength and Testing of Materials 2

Properties of Areas, Normal stresses: Axial stress, thermal stress and bending stresses. Shear stresses. Direct shear stress, Transverse loading and torsion of beams, Buckling of columns.

Prerequisite: CB215

CB223 Construction Drawing 2

Drawings to demonstrate the concepts of various types of civil engineering and construction projects that include: residential and industrial buildings, water resources projects, urban transportation systems, coastal development projects, and environmental protection projects. Design and construction drawings which include: architectural systems, structural systems, mechanical and electrical installation. Field trips and analysis of local construction projects.

Prerequisite: CB213

CB224 Structural Analysis 2

Analysis of structures by flexibility methods, energy theorems and principle of virtual work. Deflection by graphical and numerical methods. Catiglinos theorems. Analysis of frames, slope deflection and moment distribution. Matrix procedures and computer solutions. Introduction to finite element methods.

Prerequisite: CB214

CB225 Computer Aided Drafting1

Introduction to Auto CAD. The first menu and how to configure to adapt the PC Auto CAD screen. Function keys and groups of order (commands). Mouse: commands (Line, Circle, Erase, Trim, Extended. Offset). Selection of objects in Auto CAD, Selection of point by the tools and by key-board. Commands (Copy, Move, Zoom, Pan, Snap). Commands (Chprop, Ltscale, Polygon, Arc. Break). Isometric (3D). Commands (Mirror, Array, Rotate, Scale, Stretch). Commands (Block, Insert, Wblok). Dim, Layer, Hatch. Text.

Prerequisite: CB213

CB311 Computer Aided Drafting 2

Computer drawing and analysis to demonstrate the concepts of various types of civil engineering – construction projects that include Residential and industrial building. Design, construction and as-built drawings that include system, architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical installation are given.

Prerequisite: CB225

CB312 Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures 1

Introduction and material properties, Elastic Method: Analysis and design of beams considering flexure. Limit slate design method: Analysis and design of beams considering flexure and shear. Development length and anchorage. Design of one-way solid slabs. Analysis and design of short columns.

Prerequisite: CB224

CB313 Construction Materials

Building materials: stone, bricks, cement, mortar, concrete, timber, metals, glass, plastic, composites, insulating materials, etc. physical properties: weight-volume relationships, moisture-density relationship. Engineering properties: strength and deformation characteristics, other properties. Stress-Strain behavior. Cement: composition, physical properties and influence of compounds. Portland cement concrete: factors affecting Portland cement concrete. Properties of concrete and strength behavior. Bituminous cement. Asphalt concrete: Mix procedures, engineering properties, durability problems. Materials applications in construction projects: buildings, bridges, highways, airfield, dams, hydraulic and marine structures. Laboratory experiments.

Prerequisite: CB222

CB314 Engineering Geology

Principles of physical and structural geology. Minerals and rock types. Superficial deposits. Influence of geological origin and history of engineering characteristics of soil and rocks. Application of geology in exploration design and construction of engineering works. Field trips.

Prerequisite: None

CB315 Construction Surveying 2

Computations of earthwork and related quantities and alignment studies. Introduction to Photo-grammetry and Remote Sensing analysis and interpretation. Field and laboratory practice.

Prerequisite: CB212

CB316 Surveying

Standards; Unit calibration; Measurement of distance: Linear surveying technique; Bearing calculation and measurement; Compass Traversing; Rectangular coordinates calculation; Application of practical surveying problems; Measurement of horizontal and vertical angles; The odolite Traversing; Profile leveling; Contouring; Computation of earthwork; Layout of construction engineering projects.

Prerequisite: BA121

CB317 Building Materials & Testing

This course introduces students to the various types of building materials. Starting with the basic of mechanical, chemical and physical properties of construction materials. This course will cover all the fundamentals of building materials testing, types, properties and usage.

Prerequisite: None

CB321 Construction Management 1

The nature of the construction industry, construction project as an investment, feasibility analysis and its criteria, economic feasibility analysis and principles of economics, the time value of money and interest, cash flow diagram and equivalence, Measure of worth, comparison of alternatives, application of economic analysis principles to the construction industry.

Prerequisite: None

CB322 Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures 2

Introduction to materials and methods of reinforced concrete construction. Behavior and design of reinforced concrete beams. One-way and two-way solid slabs considering deflections. Flexure, shear and anchorage. Behavior and design of columns including slenderness effects. Design of lateral load resisting frames and walls for earthquake and dynamic effects. Design of circular and rectangular tanks. Computer-aided design and analysis.

Prerequisite: CB312

CB324 Systems Analysis for Construction Engineer

Introduction to the basic construction project-components. The system analysis approach, multi-objective problems. Decision analysis, decision making under uncertainty risk aversion. Utility function. Economic considerations for resource planning and allocation. Minimum cost model, maximum output model. Sensitivity analysis: changes in unit cost, changes in resource constrains and comparison of alternative system. Final system design. Introduction to management information systems.

Prerequisite: CB224

CB325 Building Construction

Fundamentals of system design for building construction. Role of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Architectural engineering in building design and construction. Design philosophy, design fundamentals and construction requirements for multistory and industrial buildings. Building components and materials. Design/ construction drawing and detailing. Building construction of structural system: system phase and process: skeleton, stairs, roofs. Introduction to ancillary services: insulation, walls, plaster, mechanical, electrical and plumbing … etc. Building codes.

Prerequisite: CB224

CB326 Building Contracts and Law

Introduction to legal aspects of construction. Management of decisions and action in design and construction. Logistics of owner and contractor organizations. Contract types and forms and contractual relationships. International forms of contracts. Claims and dispute settlements, stages, strategies and types of bidding. Construction specification writing, types and uses. Risk management of different parties.

Prerequisite: None

CB327 Reinforced Concrete

Introduction and material properties, Elastic Method: Analysis and design of beams considering flexure. Limit slate design method: Analysis and design of beams considering flexure and shear. Development length and anchorage. Design of one-way solid slabs. Analysis and design of short columns.

Prerequisite: CB315

CB328 Metallic Structures

Types of loads. Allowable stress design of tension members, compression members. Beams, beam-column, and connections according to Egyptian and AISC specifications for buildings. Computer aided design and analysis.

Prerequisite: CB315

CB411 Soil Mechanics

Index properties and engineering classification. Composition and structure of soils. Water flow in soil media. Stress-Strain properties of soils. Shear, strength, and consolidation. Theory of consolidation: Drained and UN-drained strength. Principles of limit equilibrium analysis of soil masses. Methods for estimating soil deformations and seepage. Experimental determination of soil characteristics. Soil classification, particle sizes distribution, compaction, and dry density. Consolidation and permeability. Shear strength tests, chemical analysis. Laboratory experimental.

Prerequisite: CB314

CB412 Design of Metallic Structures

Types of loads. Allowable stress design of tension members, compression members. Beams, beam-column, and connections according to Egyptian and AISC specifications for buildings. Computer aided design and analysis.

Prerequisite: CB224

CB414 Construction Management 2

Introduction to construction management, project life cycle, responsibilities and relationships of construction project partners, management functions, legal organizational structure, contractual relationships, introduction to project planning, introduction to value engineering, safety and healthy in construction.

Prerequisite: CB321

CB415 Construction Contracts and Law

Introduction to legal aspects of construction. Management of decisions and action in design and construction. Logistics of owner and contractor organizations. Contract types and forms and contractual relationships. International forms of contracts. Claims and dispute settlements, stages, strategies and types of bidding. Construction specification writing, types and uses. Risk management of different parties.

Prerequisite: CB321

CB421 Design & Construction of Earth Structures and Foundations

Fundamental problems of slope stability. Methods of stability analysis. Laboratory and field compaction, Earth pressure theories. Earth dam design. Types of foundation systems & design criteria. Design of shallow foundations and deep foundations. Construction methods. Effects of construction on nearby structures. Soil stabilization for embankments, dams, highways, air fields & lined waste repositories. Seepage control. Ground improvement for foundation support.

Prerequisite: CB411

CB422 Transportation Engineering & Highway Design

Introduction to basic planning and engineering principles of various transportation systems. Transportation planning tools. Concepts of highways, railway, airfields and other transportation facilities. Systems operation, maintenance, rehabilitation. Energy and environmental considerations.

Prerequisite: CB411

CB423 Environmental and Sanitary Engineering

Impact of human and construction projects upon the environment. Point and non-point sources of pollution in air, water and ground water quality requirements. Engineering systems for water purification, waste water treatment and disposal. Air quality standards. Classification of pollutants and metrological conditions. Engineering systems for air pollution control. Industrial and solid waste management. Types, sources, properties and engineering systems for processing, disposal and pollution.

Control and prevention. Field techniques for environmental audits. Construction considerations of land disposal methods and site remediation of contaminants.

Prerequisite: None

CB424 Quality Control in Construction

Quality assurance system. Quality control program. Inspection, testing, evaluation and statistical evaluation of results. Codes and specifications for design, construction and start-up of engineering projects. Safety and security of construction projects. Principles of total quality management and quality systems in construction projects.

Prerequisite: CB321

CB425 Financial Management and Accounting in Construction

Principles of financial management and accounting. Financial statements compilation and analysis. Projecting cash flow, project financing, budgeting and cost control. Introduce ion to cost and risk-return relationship.

Prerequisite: CB321

CB511 Specifications, Quantities & Cost Estimation

Introduction to construction management. Relationship and responsibilities of project participants, project life cycle and management functions. Introduction to cost estimating in construction, approximate and detailed estimating, quantity surveying, direct costs, overhead costs, financing costs, markups and profits. Introduction to cost recording and cost accounts. Computer applications.

Prerequisite: CB321

CB512 Methods and Equipment for Construction 1

Introduction to field operations of construction engineering. Construction methods and practice, productivity improvement, tools and equipment selection. Site layout form works, erection of concrete and steel structures. Selection, sizing matching and operation of construction, equipment for earthwork/ ground preparation. Materials production handling and erection of structures.

Prerequisite: CB352

CB521 Methods and Equipment for Construction 2

Advanced techniques for construction of high-rise and industrial buildings, bridge, office buildings and earth structures. Production and handling of lightweight and high-strength concrete. Erection of complex structural metallic structures. Placement of high-performance concrete under water and slurries. Field repair of damaged structures. Recent developments in the automation of construction processes. Emphasis on the combination of human factors. Office automation, prefabrication, on-site automation, and nondestructive tests. Sizing, operation and maintenance of construction equipment.

Prerequisite: CB512

CB522 Inspection, Maintenance and Repair of Structures

Inspection techniques. Weather considerations. Maintenance programs. Patching and finishing treatments. Structural repair of concrete. Repair of masonry structures. Repair of metallic structures. Strengthening of structures.

Prerequisite: CB325

CB526 Project

The department selects project topics

Prerequisite: 3rd Level



CB513 Structural Dynamics

Structural dynamics: Structural vibrations. Transient and steady-state response to dynamic forces. Response to nuclear explosions. Earthquake forces. Structural response to earthquake. The response spectrum. Seismic codes and their relation to structural dynamics. Computer applications and validation.

Prerequisite: CB352

CB514 Concrete Technology

Introduction to concrete. Structure of concrete. Strength. Dimensional; stability. Durability. Hydraulic cements. Aggregates. Admixtures. Concrete at early ages. Progress in concrete technology. Advances in concrete mechanics. Future of concrete. Experimental tests.

Prerequisite: CB322

CB515 Highway Engineering

Operational planning and management of the highway transportation system. Theories, principles and practices in the design of transport system for streets and highways. Geometric, drainage, and guide way design. Construction and rehabilitation of pavements for streets, highways, airfields, and container transfer stabilization. Pavement management. Pavement evaluation.

Prerequisite: CB422

CB523 Design and Construction of Coastal Structures

Wind, tides, wave mechanics. Coastal processes. Surf-zone dynamics. Coastal wave & current forces, Sediment transports. Port planning and technology, small-craft harbors. Design criteria for coastal structures. Design & construction of marine structures. Breakwaters. Docking facilities. Ocean outfalls. Submarine pipeline and water-intake structures. Shore protection structures. Dredging technology.

Prerequisite: CB411

CB524 Prefabricated and Prestressed Concrete Structures

Prefabricated concrete. Design methods and tolerance. Floor and roof systems. Wall panels. Design considerations and parameters. Prestressed concrete basic principles. Methods and systems of prestressing. Loss of prestressing. Analysis and design for flexural, shear, bond and bearing.

Prerequisite: CB322

CB525 Airport Planning and design

Air transportation planning and design. Problems in airport planning and airline operations. Airport design. Aviation systems planning and design. Airport construction. Site selection runway layouts. Taxiway systems. Terminal building layout, pavements design. Power supply and lighting control.

Prerequisite: CB422



CE115 Introduction to Computer

Data processing concepts and computer applications; digital computer classification organization and main components . Numbering systems and data representation . Problem solving and simple algorithm developments. Structured programming and the use of flowcharting. Introducing a simple programming language (e.g. BASIC ) ; Data types, I/O and assignment statements, transfer of control ,Loop, array , functions and subprograms.

Programming assignments within DOS and WINDOWS environment. The Use of INTERNET to get information in support of concepts and applications of computers.

Prerequisite: None

CE212 Structured Programming

Structured programming concepts; program structure; introducing data types and statements; I/O statements; Assignment; Decision structure; Boolean expression and the if statement, Nested if statement and Multiple – Alternative Decisions, The case statement; Repeative structures: The While statements, The FOR statements, Nested control structures; Functions; Procedures; User–defined data types; Array; Records; Applications; The use of a high language e.g. C.

Prerequisite: CE115

CE213 Logic Circuits Design

Review: Number systems, binary arithmetic and codes, logic gates, Boolean algebra and logic simplifications, Design and realization of combinational circuits, Functions of combinational circuits logic: Flip-Flops, analysis design and realization of counters, analysis and realization of shift registers, Computer-aided engineering.

Prerequisite: CE115

CE222 Programming Applications

Review applications; user defined data types; array; file processing: text files, random access files, file application projects; Recursion: recursive mathematical functions, recursive functions with array parameters, recursive procedure with array parameters; Sorting & Searching: binary searching of an array, searching by hashing, bubble sort, insertion sort, comparison of quadratic sorts; Applications using graphics; Group projects.

Prerequisite: CE212

CE311 Digital Systems Design

Introduction to digital design. Combinational digital design and realization using: decoder, encoder, buffer, multiplexers, comparators, adders, and ALU. Sequential digital design and realization using: latches, flip-flops, counters and shift registers. Memories and programmable devices. Synchronous analysis, design and realization using: algorithmic state machines (ASM). Digital design practical applications. Computer-aided engineering (PCB design automation). Project.

Prerequisite: CE213

CE312 Data Structures

Review of data types and static data structures; pointers; Dynamic data structures: stack, queues; linked lists: representation of linked lists in memory, traversing a linked list, searching a linked list, insertion into a linked list, deletion from a linked list; Trees: representing binary tree in memory, traversal algorithms using stacks, binary search trees; Graphs: graph theory terminology, sequential representation of graphs, linked representation of a graph, operations on a graph, and group projects.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE313 Numerical Analysis

Direct methods for linear systems of equations. Gaussian elimination. Operating counts. Implementation, including pivoting and scaling . Direct factorization methods. Error analysis and norms. Vector norms and matrix norms. Condition numbers and error estimates. Iterative improvement Jacobi’s method. Gauss seidel method. Acceleration of iterative methods. Overrelaxation. Computation of eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Basic theorems. Error estimates. The power method. Jacobi’s methods. Hieuseholder’s problems for ordinary differential equations. Solution of non- linear systems for ordinary differential equations. Solution of non- linear systems of algebraic equations. Least squares solution of overdetermined systems.

Prerequisite: BA111

CE321 Discrete Mathematics

Set theory: subsets, partitions, coverings, permutations, combinations, elementary probability, counting techniques. Relations and their properties, operations on relations-relational algebra. Functions, function spaces. Graphs: general graphs, particular classes of graphs, associated relations and matrices, operations on graphs, algorithm on graphs, flows in networks, operations on tree.

Prerequisite: BA221

CE322 Object Oriented Programming

Programming review, Introducing the object orientation concepts, classes, constructors and destructors, operator overloading, Inheritance, templates, exceptions, polymorphism and OOP tools. Applications and design principles.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE323 Computer Architecture

Computer interconnection structures: computer components, computer function interconnection structures, and bus interconnection. Internal and external memory: computer memory system overview, semiconductors main memory, cache memory, magnetic disk, magnetic tape, optical memory. Input / Output: I/O modules, programmed I/O, interrupt-driven I/O, direct memory access. Operating systems: Operating systems overview, scheduling, and memory management. The central processing unit: Computer Arithmetic, characteristics and functions of instruction sets, addressing modes, processor organization, the instructions cycle, instruction pipelining. Control unit: Micro-operations, hardware implementation, Control Function.

Prerequisite: CE115

CE411 Systems Programming

Machine Language. Instruction formats, addressing, instruction types, flow of control. Timing. I/O operation. Assembly Language. Mnemonic operation, symbolic addresses, assembler concepts and instruction formats. The assembly process Macros: DEFINATION, call, parameters, expansion . Nesting and conditional assembly. I/O : virtual memory and virtual I/O instructions. Program segmentation , linking and loading. Linkers object modules structe , dynamic re allocation, dynamic programming of a specific micro computer.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE412 Database Systems

Introductory to database concepts. Relational data model or relational algebra. Basic relational analysis and data modeling. Normalization of database tables. Extended relational analysis and data modeling. Developing Entity / relationship diagram. Developing a database design and implementation of real-world problem. Transaction management and concurrency control. Internal level of database systems. Distributed database and client-server Architecture.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE413 Introduction to microprocessors

Microprocessors and microcomputers. Microcomputer structure: microprocessor, memory, busses (synchronouous and asynchronous) and I/O ). 16/32 – bit microprocessor architecture: Instruction cycle, microninstruction, micro-programming, instruction decoding, Reduced instruction, Set computer (RISC) architecture, complex instruction Set computer (CISC) architecture. Memory (RAM, ROM, memory mapping of I/O. I/O (Parallel and Serial I/O interfaces, systems, systems clock, clock phases and bit rates). Interrupts (tyes, handling of interrupts) Software aides (text editors and assemblers, linkers and macero – assemblers).

Prerequisite: CE323

CE421 Data Acquisition Systems

Data acquisition. Definitions and Applications. Data acquisition channel structure components. Sensors and transducers: Types, applications, structural classifications. Signal conditioning. Amplifications reshaping and filtration. Data conversion, principles, devices and limitations. Introduction to data analysis and elementary control. Case studies. Student projects.

Prerequisite: CE323

CE422 Computer Graphics

A survey of computer applications. Overview of graphics systems and output devices. Output primitives including points, lines, curves, area filling, and character generation. Attributes of output primitives. Two-dimensional transformations. Windowing and clipping. Interactive input methods. Design of user interface. Introduction to three-dimensional graphics.

Prerequisite: CE115

CE423 Operating Systems

Process management. Process state. Concurrent processing. Synchronization. Events. Operating systems structure. The kernel approach. Process scheduling. Task switching. Monitors. System management. Process loading. Communication with peripherals. File systems. Interactive computation.

Prerequisite: CE411

CE511 Artificial Intelligence

Al History and applications. State space problems. Basic search techniques. Heuristic search techniques. Knowledge representation issues. Using logic representation. Representing knowledge using rules. Reasoning: Forward versus Backward reasoning. Expert systems. Knowledge engineering. Intelligent agents.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE512 Computer Networks 1

Introduction: reasons, applications, structure, types, architecture, OSI model, standards. System components: modems, concentrators, repeaters, routers, bridges, gateways. System operation. Access protocols: circuit switched, packet switched, broadcast. Data link control protocols. Digital transmission. Computer networks design considerations: line leading, response time, throughput, allocation of channels. Computing power, database portioning and allocation. Other considerations.

Prerequisite: CE411

CE513 Software Engineering

The software life cycle model. Requirements and specifications. Design models. Structured and object oriented design. Program development. Programming development tools. Configuration control. Program testing and verification. Maintenance. Reliability.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE521 Computing Systems

Computer system classifications; processor organization: processor bus organization, arithmetic logic unit (ALU), stack organization, microprocessor organization, parallel processing; Memory organization: auxiliary memory, memory hierarchy, virtual memory, cache memory, memory management hardware; distributed processing; Multiple processing; New trends.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE522 Data Security

Threat and computers, A hack methods. Detection (Computer Architecture), DES and IDES model. Identifications. Authentication. Encryption. Keys and Management protocols, privilege and Roles. Security (kernel, Network, Database). Security evaluation and Orange book review.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE523 Computer Networks 2

Introducing Local Area Networks (LANs): Definition, benefits and pitfalls, applications. LAN topologies: Bus/tree, star. ring. LAN media: metallic, optical fiber, wireless. Signaling techniques. LAN protocols: link layer, MAC, IEEE LAN standard. LAN interface. LAN inter-networking and interoperability. LAN performance and management.

Prerequisite: CE512

CE525 Project

The department selects project topics

Prerequisite: 3rd Level



CE415(1) Computing Algorithms

Basic tools of algorithm analysis of space and time measures, O(n), O{f(n)}. Computer time versus programmer time. Divide and conquer. Backtracking. Branch and bound. Lower bounds on computations. NP hard and NP complete problems.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE415(2) Assembly Language

Introduction to 8086 instructions and directories. Assembly language fundamentals. Input / Output operations, conditional processing, arithmetic, string processing, disk storage, file processing, terminate and stay resident programs (TSRs).

Prerequisite: CE323

CE415(3) Control Devices

Introduction to instrumentation and principle physical measurable quantities. Measurable quantities. Measurements of pressure and temperature. Level and flow measurements. Other miscellaneous measurements. Control components: comparators, sensors, transducers, amplifiers and actuators.

Prerequisite: EE225

CE425(1) Modeling and Simulation

Model building methodology. Mathematical models. Computational methods for continuous and discrete system simulation. Random number generation and testing. Calibration and scaling techniques. Verification and validation techniques. Monte Carlo simulation of discrete stochastic models. Simulation packages.

Prerequisite: CE321

CE425(2) Microcomputer Based Design

Microcomputer systems: Types and Applications. Microprocessor type. Input/Output devices and systems: I/O interfacing, bus standard and bus design. Standard peripheral chips and controllers. Memory subsystems. Memory types and technologies: an overview. Interfacing principles and controllers and caching. Microcomputer development principles, steps, tools and system case studies. Student projects.

Prerequisite: CE413

CE425(3) Signal Processing

Electronics data converters. Z-transform, discrete time transfer function, realization topologies, IIR filter design through invariant impulse response and bilinear transform. FIR filter design through Fourier series and windowing, Kaiser, hamming…etc, effect of finite precision arithmetic on performance, FFT.

Prerequisite: CE311

CE514(1) Computer Performance and Evaluation

Fundamental of performance evaluation of digital computer systems. Queuing models of computer systems. Bounds on system performance. Mean value analysis of computer systems. Modeling specific subsystems; memory; disk; processor; limitations of queuing models. Modeling and analysis of existing and proposed systems for capacity planning.

Prerequisite: CE411

CE514(2) Pattern Recognition

Fundamental problems and applications. Overview of basic concepts and methodologies. Pattern representation, quantization, coding, transformation and vectors in pattern space. Classification by distance functions and clustering techniques. Classification by likelihood functions. Bayes and others. Pattern preprocessing and feature selections. Syntactic pattern recognition. Case studies.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE515(3) Digital VLSI Design

Design of VLSI digital circuits, stick diagramming, design rules, CAD system, speed and power considerations, floor planning, layout techniques.

Prerequisite: CE311

CE524(1) Neural Networks

Introduction to basic concept of neural networks. The basic neuron. The multilayer perception. Artificial neural networks : applications, learning , and architecture competitive neural networks. Kohonen self-organizing networks. Adaptive reasoning theory (ART). Hopfield neural networks. Neural networks implementation. Neural networks applications. Introduction to MATLAB environment. single perception, Multiplayer perception, competitive networks, kohonen networks, ART networks, and Hopfield networks using MATLAB.

Prerequisite: CE511

CE524(2) Robotic Engineering

Background material on terminology and linear transformations. Kinematics and inverse kinematics. Dynamics, manipulator control, force control. Modeling of mechanical systems. Survey on sensors and actuators. Industrial robots. Applications.

Prerequisite: CE222

CE524(3) VLSI Fabrication and Testing Circuits

Choice of circuit technologies, process technologies associated with various types of components, Fabrication of VLSI, two basic MOS technologies, and other available technologies oxidation, photon growing, chemical etching diffusion. Testing techniques. Design chemical etching diffusion. Testing techniques. Design testability techniques and design of testable system.

Prerequisite: CE311


EE214 Electrical Circuits 1

Revision of Kirchhoff’s law and series parallel network, Methods of analysis: mesh and nodal network theorems, superposition, Thevenin, Norton. Capacitors: charging and discharging. Magnetic circuits, Inductors, RL circuits, sinusoidal alternating waveforms, Sinusoidal response of R, L and C. Power and power factor, phase, impedance, admittance and susceptance.

Prerequisite: BA122

EE215 Electronics 1

P-N junction diode, current components, junction capacitance, junction diodes as a circuit element, special P-N junction, bipolar junction and field effect transistors structures, voltage-current relationships, large and small analysis of transistor amplifiers.

Prerequisite: None

EE223 Measurements and Instrumentations

Measurement and error, units and standards of measurement electromechanical indicating instruments, bridge measurements, electronic instruments for measuring basic parameters, oscilloscope.

Prerequisite: None

EE224 Electrical Circuits 2

Analysis of AC network, Power: active, reactive, and apparent power. Power factor correction, effective resistance. Resonance: series resonance, quality factor, parallel resonance, selectivity, quality factor. Pulse waveforms and the RC resonance, applications. Poly phase systems: three phase generation, Y/Y, Y/D and D/D three phase systems. Power and power measurement. Unbalanced three phase. Three and four wire-Y-connected loads.

Prerequisite: EE214

EE225 Electronics 2

Electronic amplifier theory, power amplifier, tuned voltage amplifier, feedback amplifier, sinusoidal oscillators, operational amplifier, electronic power supplies.

Prerequisite: EE215

EE314 Communication Theory

Introduction to communication theory. Review of Fourier transform as mathematical tool for spectral analysis. Concept of power and energy spectral densities and correlation between wave forms. Transmission through linear filters and channels. Hilbert transform and related modulation technique. Response of LPF and BPF to signals. Phase and group delay.

Prerequisite: EE224

EE315 Energy Systems

Conventional and non-conventional energy systems, batteries, photovoltaic systems, wind energy, tidal energy, ocean energy, new trends in renewable energy systems.

Prerequisite: EE224

EE323 Electrical Installations in Buildings

Electric systems and materials, illumination, light sources and their characteristics, lighting design. Signal equipment. (fires alarm, instruments alarm, TV antenna, intercom, and telephone system). Passenger elevators, freight elevators, moving stairways and walks.

Prerequisite: BA112

EE324 Electric Machines

The objective of this course is to introduce the fundamental notions of electromechanical energy conversion, leading to an understanding of the operation of various electromechanical transducers, transformers, and electric machines.

The basic operation of rotating electric machines. The operation of the three major classes of electric machines-DC, synchronous, and induction. The operating principles and performance

characteristics of a number of special-purpose electric machines that find widespread engineering application in a variety of fields, ranging from robotics to vehicle propulsion, aerospace, and automotive control.

Prerequisite: EE224

EE325 Introduction to Communication Systems

Audio systems. Telephony, telegraphs and telex. TV and video systems. Facsimile and teletext systems. Radar systems. Satellite communication systems. Mobile communication systems. Computer communication systems. Microwave links.

Prerequisite: EE314

EE414 Automatic Control Systems

Physical systems modeling. Time response of first and second order systems. System sensitivity and effect of system disturbance in open and closed loop (importance of feedback). Error analysis. Stability concept. Root locus technique (analysis in time-domain). Analogue controller. Controllers tuning.

Prerequisite: None

EE424 Modern Control Engineering

Compensation in time-domain, Compensation in the frequency domain. Introduction to discrete data systems, z-transform and its properties, Stability in the Z-domain, Time domain analysis and root locus technique in the discrete time domain, State space representation of discrete systems, Controllability and pole replacement in the discrete domain.

Prerequisite: EE414


ME124 Production Technology

Introduction to the properties of engineering materials. Production of common metals. Types of manufacturing firms. Basic manufacturing processes: casting, forming, welding, and machining. An overview of some advanced manufacturing processes. Precision measurement and quality assurance.

Prerequisite: None

ME413 Mechanical Installations in Buildings

Energy sources for buildings, energy and architectural design. Indoor climate control, heating, cooling ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC). Climate control systems in buildings.

Prerequisite: BA112


BA111 Mathematics 1

Definition of a Derivatives, Properties of derivatives, Differentiation of algebraic, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric. exponential, logarithmic, hyperbolic functions, parametric and implicit differentiation, applications: tangent line, maxima and minima, L’ Hopital’s rule. Complex numbers: polar and exponential form. De moivre’s theorem. Conic sections: circle, ellipse, parabola, solid geometry.

Prerequisite: None

BA112 Physics 1

Introduction: heat, work and the system, reversible work. The first law of thermodynamics: non-flow and flow equations, the working fluid: liquid, vapor and gas, reversible non-flow processes, the second law of thermodynamics, heat transfer: conduction, convection and radiation, slabs, cylinders and spheres.

Sound waves: definition of sound waves, superposition and standing waves, beats, Doppler effect.

Prerequisite: None

BA113 Mechanics 1

Introduction to mechanics: Plane and space force analysis. Projection and synthesis. Moments. Couples and wrenches. Static equilibrium. Technique of free body diagrams. Applications of static equilibrium of machines Method of virtual work and its application to solution of problems of static equilibrium.

Prerequisite: None

BA114 Chemistry for Engineers

State of matter and its properties, electrochemistry, corrosion and protection, fuel and combustion-fuel, oil analysis, lubricants and lubrication, water treatment, building materials, polymerization and polymers.

Prerequisite: None

BA121 Mathematics 2

Matrix algebra, system of linear algebraic equations, gauss elimination, determinants and their properties, Cramer’s rule, Inverse of Matrix. Integrals as anti-derivatives, basic formulas and integration techniques: substitutions, integrals of some trigonometric function, integration by parts, method of partial fractions, applications of the definite integral: area, arc length, center of gravity, moments of inertia work. Geometric series and its convergence, power series: radius of convergence, differentiation and integration of series. Taylor and Maclaurin expansions of functions.

Prerequisite: BA111

BA122 Physics 2

Electrostatics, Coulomb’s law, electric fields, electric potential, capacitors, electric currents, resistors, Kirchhoff’s law. Magnetism: magnetic fields and forces. Electromagnetism: electromagnetic induction. Light: wave nature of light, interference, polarization and diffraction.

Prerequisite: BA112

BA123 Mechanics 2

Kinemics of particles: rectilinear kinematics, general curvilinear motion, motion of projectile. Kinetics of a particle: Newton’s laws of motion, equations of motion.

Prerequisite: BA113

BA211 Mathematics 3

Laplace transform: Basic properties. Shift theorems, Dirac delta. Sign-function, Solving differential equations by using Laplace transform.

Fourier series: Expansion for a general period. Sine & cosine half-range expansions, Fourier complex exponential series. Fourier Integral, Fourier Transformations.

Prerequisite: BA111

BA221 Mathematics 4

Sample space, Probability axioms, Conditional probability, Random variables, discrete & continuous distributions, Binomial poison & Normal distribution. Random experiments, Data processing, Sample mean & sample variance, Statistical inference, Stochastic processes & Markov chains.

Prerequisite: None


HS116 English Language 1

The objective of this course is to receive the vocabulary and structures of common core English and to save the way for students to involve technical maritime English. The course is functional in orientation, and intensively communicative. Writing skill is aderesses on the paragraph and short essay levels.

Prerequisite: None

HS126 English Language 2

Basic concepts of technical English. Review of essentials of grammar and mechanics rules for effective sentences. Style errors. Effective paragraphs: technical passage covering engineering disciplines for developing communication skills. Pattern of technical English sentences, sentence structure, passage covering areas in various engineering specialization.

Prerequisite: HS116

HS216 Word Processing

Use of a software for word processing. Writing of texts and mathematical equations. Graphics representation. Tables.

Prerequisite: None

HS226 Technical Report Writing

Technical terms and abbreviations. Translation. Formats and methods of writing: reports, bids, CV, correspondence, etc.

Prerequisite: HS216

HS316 Engineering & Technology

Meaning and differences between science, technology and engineering. A follow up study of history of science, technology and engineering from ancient ages to modern. An examination of the relationship between science, technology and engineering and their effect on the progress of societies.

Prerequisite: None

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