Engineering (ENGR)

100 Society and Engineering (3) Historical review of the interaction between society, technology, and engineering.

111 Engineering Methods I (2) Problem solving and engineering design. Introduction to technical drawing. Use of the computer for word processing, e-mail, Internet, engineering calculations, graphical presentations and data analysis. Professional ethics. Two two-hour labs. Coreq: MATH 185 or above.

112 Engineering Methods II (2) Continuation of problem solving and engineering design. Introduction to the computer for use in computer assisted drawings. Two two-hour labs. Prereq: ENGR 111. Coreq: MATH 251.

121 Statics (3) Application of vector algebra to represent forces and moments in three dimensions and the relationship of these forces systems to the equilibrium of rigid bodies. Centroids and moments of inertia. Three lecture hours. Prereq: MATH 251.

210 Engineering Design (2) Design teams conduct a design project that incorporates problem definition and information research. Development of alternative solutions, merit analysis, decision presentation, build, testing and redesign are included; written and oral reports will be given. One lecture hour and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 112 and MATH 251 or instructor’s approval.

220 Strength of Materials (3) Concepts of stress and strain; stress-strain relations; applications including axially loaded members, torsion of circular shafts, bending of beams. Shear and moment diagrams, combined stress. Three lecture hours. Prereq: MATH 252 and ENGR 121.

230 Electrical Circuits (4) DC and AC circuit analysis techniques. Power and power factor analysis. Transient analysis. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: MATH 252 and ENGR 121. Coreq: PHYS 221

241 Dynamics (3) The relationship between the motion of particles and rigid bodies and the forces which act upon them. Newton's laws of motion. Three lecture hours. Prereq: MATH 252, PHYS 220, and ENGR 121.

310 Engineering Materials (3) Correlation of atomic structure, crystal structure and microstructure of solids with mechanical, physical, and chemical properties of engineering significance. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: CHEM 121 and ENGR 220.

311 Engineering Applications of Probability and Statistics (3) Basic knowledge of probability theory and statistical inference for use in engineering. Theory and practical applications of random variables and probability distributions; estimation of statistical parameters; hypothesis testing; and regression analysis. Three lecture hours. Prereq: MATH 320.

313 Industrial Internship (1) Work experience during one summer or semester for a business, industry or government agency, on-site, in an engineering intern (apprenticeship) position which is approved by the student's advisory committee. A final report is required. Students who complete the co-op program will be allowed to substitute their last co-op semester for this course. Prereq: At least junior standing and approval of the student's advisory committee.

315 Engineering Analysis I (3) Formulation of mathematical models, analysis and computer solutions to intermediate level engineering problems. Emphasis will be placed on classical solution techniques of ordinary differential equations and numerical methods. State-of-the-art engineering analysis software will be used in the design environment. Three lecture hours. Prereq: MATH 252. Coreq: ENGR 241.

316 Engineering Analysis II (3) Classification of systems. Response of linear systems to periodic and finite-energy signals. Convolution and deconvolution. Applications of Laplace and Fourier transforms. Random signals and noise. Prereq: ENGR 230 and 315.

330 Electronics (3) Analog and digital electronics. Semiconductor devices, operational amplifiers, digital logic devices. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 230.

340 Thermodynamics (3) Fundamentals of engineering thermodynamics. The phases of a pure substance and their thermodynamic properties. The concept of work and heat, conservation of mass, conservation of energy, entropy and the second law of thermodynamics using closed system and control volume analyses. Three lecture hours. Prereq: MATH 320 and ENGR 241. Coreq: ENGR 315.

341 Fluid Mechanics (3) Fluid properties and behavior, fluid statics and dynamics of ideal and real fluids. Continuity, momentum, energy equations for control volume analyses. Laminar and turbulent incompressible flows. Pipe flows, lift and drag calculations. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 340.

350 Construction Surveying (3) Construction surveys. Mensuration, leveling, traversing, topographic mapping. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Coreq: MATH 251.

351 Basic Structural Analysis (4) Analysis of statically determinate structural systems for loads and deformations. Diaphragm-and-shearwall systems, braced frames, trusses. Gravity loads, wind and earthquake loads. Deformations by methods of the elastic curve and by energy methods. Analysis of single span portal frames, gable frames, and clerestory frames. Analysis of continuous beams. Four lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 220.

370 Vibrations (4) Modal parameter representation of single and multi-degree of freedom systems. Computer-aided experimental design and troubleshooting approach involves data acquisition, digital Fourier analysis, and graphic display. Techniques to determine and modify system characteristics for impact, sinusoidal and random excitation. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 241 and 315.

410-411 Senior Research/Thesis (1, 3) Working with their advisory committees, students will prepare and present a research proposal, conduct and present results of the research. The project must include all the steps in the engineering design process and must take into account cost, local and international economics, quality, ISO 9000 standards, safety regulations, environmental issues and professional ethics. The final thesis oral presentation will be open to the university and industrial community. In these two courses, each student is also required to serve as an engineering design consultant for one of the lower division student design teams in ENGR 210. Prereq: ENGR 313, senior standing and approval of the student's advisory committee.

412 Environmental Engineering (3) Analysis and control of air and water pollution. Analyses and comparison of chemical and particulate pollution from various power and natural sources. Energy and dynamic relationships of the atmosphere in relation to distribution of pollutants. Hydrologic cycle, watersheds, drainage basins, subsurface and ground water flow. Practical solutions and governmental regulations. Plant trips and design problems. Three lecture hours. Prereq: CHEM 121. Coreq: ENGR 341.

413 Engineering Management (3) Human, quality, organizational, legal, and ethical aspects of the engineering profession. Three lecture hours. Prereq: junior standing and ENGR 210.

430 Transformers and Rotating Machines (3) Introduction to magnetic circuits. Ideal and practical transformers. Efficiency and regulation. Three-phase transformers. DC motors and generators. Single and polyphase motors, generators, and alternators. Applications of large and small motors and generators. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 230.

440 Energy Systems (3) Availability and second law analyses: Vapor power cycles, gas power cycles, refrigeration cycles, nozzles and renewable energy systems. The analysis of reactive gas mixtures, hydrocarbon fuels and combustion. Emphasis will be placed on the solutions to open-ended design and economic problems. Three lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 311, 341 and INEG 380.

450 Concrete and Masonry Structures (4) Concrete and masonry as modern construction materials. Structural design of beams, columns, floor and roof systems, diaphragms and shear walls. Quality assurance, quality control. Standard lab tests. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 351.

451 Design of Shallow Foundations (4) Soil as structural material. Identification and classification. Compaction, field density, permeability, effective stress. Strength and deformations. Standard laboratory test. Response of soil to gravity, wind and earthquake loads. Settlements. Design of footings and systems of footings. Proportioning for equal settlements. Design for soil-structure interactions. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: EMGR 220. Coreq: GEOL 121 and ENGR 351.

452 Steel and Timber Structures (3) Steel and timber as modern structural materials. Structural design of beams, columns, floor and roof systems, diaphragms and shear walls. Emphasis on connections. Three lecture hours. Coreq: ENGR 351.

460 Digital Electronics and Microprocessors (4) Design of logic systems using MSI and LSI devices. Principals of microprocessors, applications and programming. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 330.

461 Communication Systems (4) Communication system principles with emphasis on digital communication networks, fiber optics, telemetry. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 330 and ENGR 316.

462 Instrumentation and Control Systems Design (4) An interdisciplinary approach to analog and digital feedback control system design for integrated systems. PLC's, transducers, sensors, automated testing. Design teams address open-ended design problems using modern computer software packages. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 241 and ENGR 316.

463 Electrical Power Systems (3) Applications associated with electrical utility and industrial organizations. Electrical power control methods including voltage regulation, generator allocation, protection schemes. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: Engin 316.

471 Heat Transfer (3) An introduction to the theory of conduction, convection and radiation and their use in engineering applications. Steady and transient heat transfer solutions with analytical and numerical solutions. An introduction to heat exchanger analysis and multi-phase heat transfer. Three lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 340 and INEG 380.

472 Kinematics/Dynamics of Machines (3) The dynamics of particles and rigid bodies as applied to mechanical systems. Analysis of motion and forces in machines. Three lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 241 and 315.

473 Machine Design (3) Fundamental principles, including stress analysis, deflection, and stiffness properties of materials and design considerations for static and fatigue strength. Design of mechanical elements including fasteners, weldments, springs, bearings, gears, and miscellaneous elements used in design and maintenance applications. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 220 and ENGR 311. Coreq: ENGR 472.

474 Manufacturing Systems (3) Computer assisted engineering design, computer aided manufacturing, automation systems, modeling, simulation and optimization techniques. Design of tooling, jigs and fixtures for economical production. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 473

475 Automated Production Systems (4) A study of production automation and related systems including CAD/CAM, numerical control, industrial robotics, flexible manufacturing systems, and programmable logic controllers. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 462.

490 Special Topics (Title of topic) (1-3) Selected topics relating the state-of-the-art in engineering science and engineering design. Engineering subjects which are of current interest and importance but are not covered in depth in any other course. May be repeated for credit. Prereq: Approval of advisory committee and dean.

 



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