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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • 1.012 (Spring 2002) 
  • Course Title:
  • Introduction to Civil Engineering Design 
  • Course Level:
  • Undergraduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Herbert Einstein 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • 1.012 Introduction to Civil Engineering Design



    Spring 2002




    Course Highlights


    This course site features four detailed design projects and extensive guidelines on how to prepare a design portfolio


    Course Description


    1.012 introduces students to the theory, tools, and techniques of engineering design and creative problem-solving, as well as design issues and practices in civil engineering. The course includes several design cases, with an emphasis on built facilities (e.g., buildings, bridges and roads). Project design explicitly concerns technical approaches as well as consideration of the existing built environment, natural environment, economic and social factors, and expected life span. A large design case is introduced, which is used in the subsequent specialty area design subjects (1.031, 1.041, 1.051) and the capstone design subject (1.013).
     

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