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    Merrimack College
   
 
  Feb 19, 2018
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

CEN 2001 - Site Engineering

Credits: 4
This course provides students the necessary background to select and develop sites for civil engineering structures as well as review the work of others. Proper site selection and engineering have a significant impact on the economics of a project and long-term utility of the constructed facility. Specifically, the course covers the skills of determining site layout and access, establishing site contour and drainage, installation of utilities, elementary surveying, creation of drawings using a computer aided drafting package, and performing alternatives assessments.