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Construction Engineering(CONE) Courses

This is the UNO real time up to date course descriptions for the Construction Engineering(CONE) Department.

CONE 4160: Wood/Contemporary Materials Design

Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosophies and codes. Overview of materials design. Masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CIVE 341
Cross-list: CONE-8166

CONE 4170: Formwork Systems

Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosphies and codes. Overview of materials design, masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CONE 4160; Pre/Co-req.: CIVE 441
Cross-list: CONE-8176

CONE 4500: Sustainable Construction

Sustainable construction and its application to the green building industry. Topics include: the LEED certification process, sustainable building site management, efficient wastewater applications, optimizing energy performance, indoor environmental issues, performance measurement/verification, recycled content and certified renewable materials.

Credits: 3
Prereq: Senior status or permission
Cross-list: CONE-8506

CONE 4590: BIM I: Introduction to Building Information Modeling

This course instructs CAD users on the effective use of Building Information Model (BIM) for integration of design, document and construction estimate. Topics include: model-based 3D design, file formats, interoperability, and MEP modeling.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CNST 1120, or Graduate standing in AE, CIVE, CNST or CONE. Not open to nondegree students.
Cross-list: CONE-8596

CONE 4660: Heavy and/or Civil Estimating

Estimating techniques and strategies for heavy and/or civil construction. Unit pricing, heavy and civil construction takeoffs and estimating, equipment analysis, overhead cost and allocations, estimating software and government contracts.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CONE 2410, 3780, and 4850.
Cross-list: CONE-8666

CONE 4810: Highway and Bridge Construction

The methods and equipment required in the construction of roads and bridges. Methods and equipment necessary for roads and bridges. Substructure and superstructures, precast and cast-in-place segments, and standard and specialized equipment.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CONE/CNST 2410.
Cross-list: CONE-8816

CONE 4820: Heavy and/or Civil Construction

Application of management principles to the construction of heavy and/or civil projects. History, theory, and methods of planning and constructing heavy and/or civil projects. Emerging equipment and new equipment capabilities. Economical use of equipment and managing costs associated with production.

Credits: 3
Prereq: Senior or Graduate standing in ARCH, AE, CIVE, CNST, or CONE. Not open to nondegree students.
Cross-list: CNST-8826, CONE-8826, CONE-8836

CONE 4850: Construction Planning, Scheduling, and Controls

Planning and scheduling a construction project using the critical path methods (CPM) with computer applications. Project pre-planning, logic networks, network construction, time estimates, critical path, float time, crash programs, scheduling and monitoring project activities.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CONE 3780 and AE 2250.
Cross-list: CNST-8856, CONE-8856, CNST-8986

CONE 8166: Wood/Contemporary Materials Design

Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosophies and codes. Overview of materials design. Masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CIVE 341
Cross-list: CONE-4160

CONE 8176: Formwork Systems

Design of structural timber, beams, columns, and connections. Introduction to applicable design philosphies and codes. Overview of materials design, masonry, aluminum, and contemporary materials such as plastics and fiber reinforced systems and composite material groups. Design considerations, cost and constructability analysis.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CONE 4160; Pre/Co-req.: CIVE 441
Cross-list: CONE-4170

CONE 8506: Sustainable Construction

Sustainable construction and its application to the green building industry. Topics include: the LEED certification process, sustainable building site management, efficient wastewater applications, optimizing energy performance, indoor environmental issues, performance measurement/verification, recycled content and certified renewable materials.

Credits: 3
Prereq: Senior status or permission
Cross-list: CONE-4500

CONE 8596: BIM I: Introduction to Building Information Modeling

This course instructs CAD users on the effective use of Building Information Model (BIM) for integration of design, document and construction estimate. Topics include: model-based 3D design, file formats, interoperability, and MEP modeling.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CNST 1120, or Graduate standing in AE, CIVE, CNST or CONE. Not open to nondegree students.
Cross-list: CONE-4590

CONE 8666: Heavy and/or Civil Estimating

Estimating techniques and strategies for heavy and/or civil construction. Unit pricing, heavy and civil construction takeoffs and estimating, equipment analysis, overhead cost and allocations, estimating software and government contracts.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CONE 2410, 3780, and 4850.
Cross-list: CONE-4660

CONE 8816: Highway and Bridge Construction

The methods and equipment required in the construction of roads and bridges. Methods and equipment necessary for roads and bridges. Substructure and superstructures, precast and cast-in-place segments, and standard and specialized equipment.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CONE/CNST 2410.
Cross-list: CONE-4810

CONE 8826: Heavy and/or Civil Construction

Application of management principles to the construction of heavy and/or civil projects. History, theory, and methods of planning and constructing heavy and/or civil projects. Emerging equipment and new equipment capabilities. Economical use of equipment and managing costs associated with production.

Credits: 3
Prereq: Senior or Graduate standing in ARCH, AE, CIVE, CNST or CONE. Not open to nondegree students.
Cross-list: CNST-4820, CONE-4820, CNST-8826

CONE 8836: Support of Excavation

The design and placement of excavation supports according to OSHA requirements and industry standards. A variety of routine to moderately complex support systems. Open excavations, heet piling and cofferdams. Soil mechanics, lateral loads, hydrology, and pumping methods.

Credits: 3
Cross-list: CONE-4830

CONE 8856: Construction Planning, Scheduling, and Controls

Planning and scheduling a construction project using the critical path methods (CPM) with computer applications. Project pre-planning, logic networks, network construction, time estimates, critical path, float time, crash programs, scheduling and monitoring project activities.

Credits: 3
Prereq: CONE 3780 and AE 2250.
Cross-list: CNST-4850, CONE-4850, CNST-8856

CONE 8980: Special Topics in Construction Engineering

Individual and small group investigation of special topics in construction engineering. A signed student-instructor learning contact is required. Topics vary.

Credits: 1-6
Prereq: Master of engineering in construction or related discipline and permission Not open to nondegree students.

CONE 9990: Doctoral Dissertation

None provided

Credits: 1-24
Prereq: Admission to doctoral degree program and permission of supervisory committee chair. Not open to nondegree students.