Lecture Goals <ul><li>General introduction to the course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Grading </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Projects </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Expectations </li></ul>
Instructor Dr. E. Sandt Office: 207 CVEN Building Office Hrs: MWF 2 – 4 PM or by appointment Phone: 458-4780 Email: [email_address] URL: http://stommel.tamu.edu/~esandt/
Grading Homework and Quizzes 15 % Project 15 % Exam 1 20 % Exam 2 20 % Final 30 % A>90%, 90% > B > 80%, 80% > C > 70%, 70%> D> 60%, 60%> F
General Policy <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Attendance and class participation are required. Quizzes or in-class assignments that are given when you are not in class can not be made up. </li></ul></ul>
General Policy <ul><li>Quizzes and Exams </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes will be given periodically to assess understanding of the basic material covered in the course. Exams will be given in the evening to provide adequate time to demonstrate understanding of the course topics . </li></ul></ul>
General Policy <ul><li>Late Policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All homework and project assignments must be turned in at the beginning of class on the day the assignment is due. One 24-hour grace period will be allowed for each project team during the semester. </li></ul></ul>
General Policy <ul><li>Late Policy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework assignments turned in after the beginning of class will lose 20 % of the total points possible for each day it is late. No credit will be given for an assignment turned in later than 2 days after the date it is due. </li></ul></ul>
Student Information Series of questions: Name: E-mail address: Tentative graduation date: Specialty area within CE Have you taken CVEN345 (and received a passing grade(C)) Have you taken CVEN 446?
Student Information Series of questions (cont): Are you taking CVEN 483 this semester? Why are you taking this course? What are your expectations? Have you had experience with Visual Analysis or another structural analysis program? Have you had any work experience related to Civil Engineering? (Details) Is there anything else you would like me to know?
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