Overview of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil engineering dates back to the oldest engineering disciplines in the world. It plays key role in the developments of the civilizations in building environmentally aesthetic infrastructures. Infrastructures developments are vital component in defining the modernization of civilizations. The responsibilities of a civil engineer take in designing, supervising, building, operating and maintaining public and private sector construction projects including buildings, roads, airports, tunnels, dams, bridges, and systems for water supply and sewerage systems. High rise enthralling buildings, paved carpeted roads, appealing airports, alluring designed bridges, and enchanting tunnels are the dedicated products of civil engineers. Civil engineering has manifold applications designing, construction, and research as well as education fields.
The Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) department at Srinakharinwirot University has been producing intellectually, analytically and professionally strong engineers and high quality researchers internationally since last two and half decades. We are committed in offering oriented careers in planning, designing, construction and management of building environment in a sustainable and viable manner in compliance with the refurbishment of natural environment.
Thirteen full-time faculty members and five staff members are dedicated to teach more than 200 students per year. Recent technological advancements in academia coupled with specially designed teaching techniques from qualified faculty members are also a captivating rationale for studying at CEE @ SWU. Fully equipped laboratories with contemporary facilities help students in understanding the applications of fundamental theories in professional life.
It’s obvious to say that studying environment provided at CEE is imperative for young and astute students who want to join Civil and Environmental Engineering as their living career for future endeavors.
The Civil engineering department of Srinakharinwirot University has grown substantially since its foundation in 1993. Recently, Department of Civil Engineering has been changed to Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering for supporting of all demands.
The civil engineering merged the foundation and fundamental science to student who need undergraduate degree in civil and environmental engineering
The Doctor of philosophy degree is offered exclusively civil engineering. The cutting edge technology transfer technology methods perform the best curriculums.
Civil engineering department including focus area construction management engineering, structure engineering and transportation.
Graduate of CED at Srinakharinwirot University are always in high demand. Our aim create skill engineer with strong practical dialectical skills and leadership skill that prepare for the workplace both here and the broad.
Multidisciplinary @ CEE SWU
Introduction to Structural Engineering
The structural engineering group is created for offering the understanding of equilibrium principles, strength of materials and excitation concepts to student. In addition, the curriculum is reinforced with up-to-date knowledge especially in analysis and design of structures in disaster-prone areas. The application of new computer software is also strong point of our group. Here, the various firmed structural concepts and modern tools as mention will be transferred to learners by specialist that much of practical experiences and teaching techniques. All of the above are presented to ensure that the graduate can apply all understanding skillfully to the field of research and engineering profession.
More than be the foundation of every application in civil engineering, the structural engineering principles will be applied directly to professional works. The quick examples of structural engineering application are analysis and design of residential buildings, high-rise buildings, industrial buildings, bridges, towers and also infrastructures such as ports, off-shore structures and also complex structures.
Introduction to Water Resources Engineering
Graduates in Water Resources Engineering will be equipped with knowledge to work in consulting companies, government agencies and enterprises, both national and international that deal with study, planning, design, construction, and management of water related subjects. Post graduates will possess similar knowledge but additional abilities in research and analysis suitable for higher levels of responsibility. Related engineering works are pipe water supply, waste water management, development and management of water sources, and management of drought and flood.
Courses in Water Resources Engineering are designed for students to understand nature and limitations of water, enabling them to apply tools such as mathematics, computer, communication and experience to analyze and solve problems. The courses also encourage innovation in solution techniques and equipment, including awareness for team work and importance of other disciplines in solving real world problems.
Introduction to Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering is the branch of engineering that focuses on protecting and preventing the environment by reducing waste and pollutions, e.g., water waste air solid waste and hazardous waste, via the use of the appropriate engineering and management techniques. Also included, is the improving environmental conditions by remediation technologies for cleaning up contaminated sites. The work areas of environmental engineers are in the design, control, and improvement of waste or pollution treatment systems, water production systems, the design of drainage pipes in buildings, the management of household and industrial wastes, the protection/solution of environmental problems, and the setup/administration/ assessment of processes to achieve environmental management standards and practices such as ISO 14000, EIA, Carbon Credit, LCA, etc.
The undergraduate level in this program focuses on learning in both the theoretical and the practical aspects through the engineering foundation coursework and other core courses required to effectively work as an environmental engineer such as waterworks engineering and the design of treatment systems & environment management systems. In addition, students also have a chance to be involved in industrial training, industrial site visits, and engineering projects in their field of interest. As a branch of professional practice and with the recent heightened awareness in preserving the environment, Environmental Engineers now have a good chance to work within national or international for various types of organizations such as the governmental sector, industrial sector, the private sector, the community or society, etc.
Introduction to Construction Management Engineering
What is CM ?
Construction Management (CM) is the overall planning, coordination, and control of a construction project from its inception to its completion. Construction managers must aim to meet a client’s requirements and direct a functionally and financially feasible project.
As a construction manager, you will work closely with your crew as well as other building specialists and government officials. The building specialists that you will interact with on a regular basis include architects, electricians, civil engineers, and carpenters. “Every day is exciting and different when you are a construction manager.”
A Career in Construction Management
As a professional Construction Manager, you can play a central role in helping your community, and your nation, meet its future needs for critical infrastructure of all kinds. You can lead diverse teams of professionals and see the results of your efforts in the form of structures that will stand and perform for years or decades to come. Construction Management is one of the most exciting, challenging and rewarding professions. It’s also growing quickly, as construction projects become more complex and needs become more pressing. As a Construction Manager, you’ll earn good pay, enjoy highly varied and interesting work, and pursue clear paths of advancement throughout your career.
What does a CM do?
Construction jobs today are more complex than ever. It takes solid professional management to bring even a relatively modest job to successful completion. Professional certification of Construction Managers identifies individuals with specific knowledge, abilities, and experience.
Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering
The Geotechnical Engineering group is one part in civil engineering department and provides an educational to students about geology, soil mechanics, rock mechanics and also structure foundation which be the basic subjects of civil engineering. The geotechnical engineering involves the foundation of structure or road, dam embankment which using soil as construction material or underground space construction and tunnel for mass transit or other utilities. Soil and rock are different from civil engineering materials which originated in nature due to topographical and varied in physical properties. During the program, comprehensive learning is gained through the field investigation, properties testing in laboratory, mechanics of soil and rock, field inspection, monitoring devices and effects to nearby structure.