Engineering (ENGR)

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

111 Engineering Methods I (2 - Fall) 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 - Spring) 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 - Fall & Spring) 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 - Fall) 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 - Fall & Spring) 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.

231 Electronics I (3 - Fall & Spring) Gate-level digital electronics. Combinational and sequential logic, hardware reduction strategies, Boolean algebra, digital memories, programmable devices, Implementation with integrated circuits. Student cannot receive credit for both ENGR 330 and ENGR 231. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 112.

232 Circuit Analysis I (4 - Fall & Spring) Basic principles of I. L. and C circuit components. DC and AC circuit analysis techniques. Ohm's law, Kirchhoff's laws, mesh and nodal analysis, and circuit theorems. Steady-state AC phasor analysis, including power and power factor. Operational amplifiers, AC/DC machines, and Transformers. Students cannot receive credit for both ENGR 230 and ENGR 232. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: MATH 252.

241 Dynamics (3 - Fall & Spring) 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 - Spring) 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 - Fall) 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 - Fall & Spring) 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 department chair. 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. Students enrolled in this course will be considered full-time students. Prereq: At least junior standing and approval of the Department Chair.

315 Engineering Analysis I (3 - Fall) 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 - Spring) 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 232 and 315.

317 Instrumentation and Experimental Methods (3 - Spring) Introduction to experimental methods, design of experiments, and analysis and interpretation of experimental data. Topics include accuracy and precision, Fourier series and FFT, expected time response of zeroth-order, first-order, and second-order measurement systems, applied statistics and uncertainty analysis, analog and digital signals and AD/DA conversion, and introduction to basic transducers and instruments for measuring voltage, current, temperature, pressure, flow, and strain. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 232 and 311. Coreq: ENGR 315.

331 Electronics II (3 - Fall) Basic electronic device concepts including diodes, field transistors, bipolar junction transistors; design and analysis of diode switching and rectifier circuits; single and multistage transistor amplifiers biasing; frequency response, output stage and power amplifiers; operational amplifier appllications; electronic simulation using software. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 231, 232.

332 Circuit Analysis II (3 - Spring) Transient analysis, Two port systems, amplification, filtering, Laplace transform analysis of circuits, introduction to non-linear circuits, frequency domain representation, magnetically coupled circuits. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 232.

340 Thermodynamics (3 - Fall) 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: PHYS 220 and ENGR 121. Coreq: ENGR 315 and MATH 320.

341 Fluid Mechanics (3 - Spring) 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, open channel flow, lift and drag calculations. Three lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 340.

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

351 Basic Structural Analysis (4 - Spring) Analysis of statically determinate and indeterminate structural systems for loads and deformations. Analysis of continuous beams, trusses, floor systems, and frames. Gravity, live, wind and earthquake loads. Deformations by the elastic curve and by energy methods. Indeterminate analysis using force, displacement, and approximate methods. Introduction to computer analysis. Four lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 220.

352 Transportation Engineering (3 - Fall, Odd Numbered Years) Analysis of the characteristics of transportation systems, including vehicle dynamics, volumes, speeds, capacities, roadway conditions, and accidents. Highway design including intersections, horizontal and vertical alignment, earthwork, and pavement design. Three lecture hours. Prereq: MATH 252. Coreq: ENGR 350.

370 Vibrations (4 - Fall) 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.

381 Human Factors in Engineering (3 - Fall, Even Numbered Years) A study of the limitations of humans in production and other man-made systems. Analysis of stress, and environmental factors such as noise, lighting and atmospheric conditions on performance of tasks. Three lecture hours. Prereq: Instructor's approval.

410-411 Senior Research/Thesis (1, 3 - Fall, Spring) Working with their research project advisor, students will prepare and present a research proposal, conduct appropriate research and present the result. The final thesis oral presentation will be open to the university and industrial community. Prereq: ENGR 313, senior standing and approval of the student's advisor.

412 Environmental Engineering (3 - Irregular) 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 - Fall, Odd Numbered Years) 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 - Irregular) 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 232.

440 Energy Systems (3 - Fall) 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 Reinforced Concrete Design (4 - Fall) Reinforced concrete as a modern construction material. Aggregate and Portland cement properties and mix design. Structural analysis and design of beams, deep beams, columns, and shear walls using ACI code. Quality assurance, quality control. Standard lab tests and design project with test verification. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 351.

451 Geotechnical Engineering (4 - Spring) Introduction to soil mechanics, shallow foundations and retaining structures. Soil identification and classification, compaction, effective stress, consolidation, shear strength, vertical and lateral stress, and slope stability. Standard laboratory tests. Response of soil to foundation and retaining structure loads, including settlements and stability. Design of shallow foundations and retaining structures. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 220. Coreq: GEOL 121 and ENGR 351.

452 Steel Design (3 - Spring, Odd Numbered Years) Structural analysis and design of beams, columns, axial members, and plate girders. Emphasis on connections. Use of load and resistance factor design (LRFD) code. Design of typical steel structure including connections. Use of computer analysis. Three lecture hours. Coreq: ENGR 351.

460 Microprocessors and Computer Organization (3 - Spring) Computer organization, assembly language programming, memory hierarchy, digital interfacing, use of microprocessors in common consumer applications, study of contemporary general and special purpose architectures. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 231, and CSCI 221or 231.

461 Communication Systems (3 - Fall) Analog and digital communication systems, information coding, modulation, signal processing techniques, software and hardware implementations, contemporary wireless, audio and video applications. Three lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 231, 311, and 316.

462 Linear Control Systems Design (3 - Fall) An interdisciplinary approach to analog and digital feedback control system design for integrated systems. Includes block diagrams, transfer functions, state equations, stability, steady state error, time response, Bode design, root locus design, and design of lead/lag compensators and PID controllers. Three lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 241 and ENGR 316.

463 Electrical Power Systems (3 - Irregular) 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: ENGR 316.

464 Engineering Electromagnetics (3 - Spring) Application of physical laws of electricity and magnetism to the design of electrical components, including resistors, capacitors, inductors, antennas and transmission lines. Transient and steady-state behavior of electromagnetic waves. Three lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 332, PHYS 221.

471 Heat Transfer (3 - Spring) 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 (4 - Fall) Analysis and synthesis of mechanisms and machine systems subjected to dynamic forces and motion constraints. Topics covered include classical analysis and synthesis of mechanisms, computer modeling and simulation of machine dynamics, rotating unbalance, and analysis and synthesis of cams and geared systems. Four lecture hours. Prereq: ENGR 241 and 315.

473 Machine Design (4 - Spring) 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. Three lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: ENGR 220 and ENGR 311. Coreq: ENGR 472.

474 Manufacturing Systems (3 - Irregular) 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 (3 - Spring) A study of production automation and related systems including CAD/CAM, numerical control, industrial robotics, flexible manufacturing systems, and programmable logic controllers. Two lecture hours and one three-hour lab. Prereq: Junior standing.

490 Special Topics (Title of topic) (1-3 - Irregular) 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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