UT Tyler Department of Civil Engineering

Disciplines of Civil Engineering


A view looking up at the support structure of the Oakland Bay Bridge Design systems of structural members used to support loads for a specified public function such as bridges, buildings, dams and bell towers.



2) In a field visit, UT Tyler students are taking measurements in an open channel to estimate the flow rate (Hydrology and Hydraulics course). The movement, distribution and quality of water throughout the Earth, and thus addresses both the hydrologic cycle and water resources.



Pipeline being laid between southwest Texas and the Atlantic coast in 1944 Planning and design for the safe and efficient movement of goods and people in a timely manner on highways, water, rail, subway, air and pipelines.



Engineering students in parking lot Managing the building of civil engineering systems from cradle to grave to include coordination between the owner, contractor and designer.



Quarry Visitor Center at Dinosaur National Monument Design foundation and earthwork systems to support soil itself and transfer loads from structures into the earth while limiting settlements. 



Berm chemicals The application of principles from both science and engineering to improve the environment, to protect resources and to remediate polluted areas.



1) In Geomatics lab, a UT Tyler student is taking land surveying measurements using Total Station (Geomatics course). Measurements between physical features to include horizontal distances and elevation differences to determine property lines, lay-out buildings and produce maps.