 


UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
College Park Campus
ENCE 202 – Computation
Methods in Civil Engineering I (3 credit)
MWF
1:00 pm – 2:50 pm, ENG 1202
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Ibrahim A. Assakkaf, Office
Hours: MWF 11:30 am  1:00 pm and by appointment, Room 0305, Engineering
Classroom Building, Telephone: (O) 3014058385 or (H) 7038480990,
Email: assakkaf@eng.umd.edu, URL:
http://www.glue.umd.edu/~assakkaf or
http://ctsm.umd.edu
REFERENCE: Nyhoff and Leestma, “ FORTRAN 77 for
Engineers and Scientists,” and Lecture Notes and Handouts.
GRADING: Homework (30%), Lecture
Attendance/Participation (5%), Quizzes (45%), Final (20%)
COUSRE OUTLINE
(Tentative):
WEEK 
DATE 
TOPIC 
Lecture 
Source 
W12 
4/17, M 
Introduction to FORTRAN 
Introduction, Program Development, and Fundamentals
of FORTRAN 
Handout 1 
4/19, W 
Structured Programming
Input and Output 
Control Structures, Logical Expressions, Logical IF
Statement, Block IF Statement
READ and WRITE Statements, Formatted Input and
Output, File Processing 
Handout 2 
4/21, F 
Nonnumeric Data Types
One Dimensional Arrays
MultiDimensional Arrays 
Logical data Type, Character Data Type
Input and Output of Arrays, Parameter Statements,
Data Statements
Processing MultiDimensional Arrays, Input and
Output of MultiDimensional Arrays 
Handout 3 
W13 
4/24, M 
Functions and Subroutines
Double Precision 
Standard Functions, Statement Functions, Function
Subprogram, Subroutine Subprogram, External Statement, Intrinsic
Statement, Common Statement 
Handout 3 
4/26, W 
Introduction to Engineering Economics

Introduction, Fundamental Concepts, Value and
Interest, Cash Flow Diagrams 
Handout 4 
4/28, F 
Interest Formulas and Tables 
Time Value of Money, Types of Interest, Use of
Tables 
Handout 5 
W14 
5/1, M 
Spreadsheet Computing 
Performing Engineering Economics Analyses on MS
Excel, 
Handout 6 
5/3, W 
Economic Equivalence Involving Interest 

Handout 7 
5/5, F 
QUIZ 4 


W15 
5/8, M 
Economic Equivalence Involving Inflation 

Handout 8 
5/10, W 
Economic Analysis of Alternatives 

Handout 9 
5/12, F 
Income Tax and Depreciation 

Handout 10 
W16 
5/15, M 
Review 



5/23, T 
FINAL EXAM 
Comprehensive (ENAE 202, and ENCE202) 

HOMEWORK
ASSIGNMENTS:
Professional
presentation of homework assignments is required. Professional presentation
consists of neat and organized solution of problems on one side of 8.5"x11"
papers. Any homework not complying with professional standards will not be
graded and will be assigned zero credit. The homework assignments are due
as announced in class. Late homework assignments will not be accepted.
Also, see Homework EMail Submission attachment for FORTRAN.
EXAMS AND QUIZZES:
All students must take
all exams and quizzes including the final exam. Only extenuating
circumstances will be accepted as excuse for missing an exam. Health
related excuses require medical reports and the signature of a physician
that provided treatment.

