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Engineering

 

Engineering is the art of applying scientific and mathematical principles, experience, judgment, and common sense to make things that benefit people. Engineers design buildings, bridges, airplanes, roads, computers, cars, plastics and new materials as well as processes for cleaning up toxic spills, draining storm water, and systems for mass transit.

 

Following are course descriptions. Check the Annual Schedule to plan your schedule.

 

ENGINEERING 100
Introduction to Engineering and Design (4)

Introduction to the engineering profession and design process. Course includes guest speakers, team activities, and career planning. Communication, creative skills, and teamwork are developed utilizing journals, written reports, poster presentations, and sketching. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING 102
Introduction to Electronics (5)

Introduction to electronics, test equipment and manufacture of electronic systems using a project based approach. Covers manufacturing techniques, including prototyping, assembly and soldering. Projects will include alternative energy systems characterization, sound modulation and music synthesis. Prerequiste: MATH 099 and ENGL 099 or EAP 099, with grades of 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING & 104
Introduction to Design: Mechatronics & Robotics (5)

Introduction to design methodologies using mechatronics and robotics systems as case studies. Students will learn principles of design methods, then use rapid prototyping tools to design and build electronics and mechanical components, assemble these into a robot and program it to accomplish a specific design goal. Prerequisite: ENGR& 114 or ENGR 102 or CS 121 or CS& 141 or PHYS& 221 or ENGR 205, with a grade of 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING & 114
Engineering Graphics (5)

Development of 2D and 3D visualization skills, fundamentals of orthographic projection, isometric and engineering drawings and dimensioning using hand sketching, AutoCAD, and Solid Works. Prerequisite: ENGL 099 or EAP 099, and MATH 099, with grades of 2.30 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING 115
Introduction to Statics and Engineering Problems (5)

Introduction to fundamental engineering principles including dimensional analysis, vector algebra, statics, and selected engineering topics. Designed to develop ability to analyze and solve engineering problems in a clear systematic manner. Prerequisite: ENGR& 114 and MATH& 142 with a grade of 2.0 or better. (MATH& 142 may be taken concurrently.) Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING 202
Design of Logic Circuits (5)

Introduction to the basic components of logic circuits. Design and analysis of combinational and sequential logic circuits using relevant theorums, mathematical models, and hardware description language. Includes exposure to modern methods and design tools. Prerequisite: CS 121 or CS& 141, with a grade of 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING & 204
Electrical Circuits (5)

Introduction to basic circuit and systems concepts. Development of mathematical models of components including resistors, sources, capacitors, inductors, operational amplifiers and transistors. Solution of first and second order linear differential equations associated with circuit forms. Prerequisite: PHYS& 222 and MATH 207, with grades of 2.0 or better. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING 205
Solid Works and Parametric Modeling (3)

Introduction to creating 3D CAD models using feature-based, parametric solid-modeling design; base, boss and cut features using extruded, revolved, simple swept and lofted shapes; capturing design intent using automatic or user-defined geometric and dimensional constraints; detail and assembly drawings. Prerequisites: ENGR& 114 or MFGT 120, with grade of 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING 206
Advanced Solid Works (3)

Advanced 3D CAD models using SolidWorks parametric solid modeling; swept and lofted shapes; assembly interference checking, collision detection, dynamic clearance, physical dynamics and simulation surfaces, use of Photo Works rendering, and Cosmos FEA in linear static, frequency, buckling, and thermal analysis. Prerequisite: ENGR 205 or ENGR& 114 with a grade of 2.0 or better, or instructor permission. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING & 214
Statics (5)

Principles of engineering statics, basic concepts, resultants, force-couple relationships, equilibrium diagrams, equilibrium analysis, three-dimensional structures, two-dimensional frames, trusses, beams and friction. Vector algebra used throughout the course. Prerequisite: PHYS& 221 or ENGR 115 with grades of 2.0 or better. MATH& 151 with grade of 2.0 or better (MATH& 151 may be taken concurrently). Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING & 215
Dynamics (5)

A general treatment of the dynamics of particles and rigid bodies using vectors; kinematics, kinetics, momentum and energy principles for particles and rigid bodies; use of total acceleration equation. Prerequisite: PHYS& 221, ENGR& 214 and MATH& 163 with grades of 2.0 or better. (MATH& 163 may be taken concurrently.) Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING & 225
Mechanics of Materials (5)

An introduction to the mechanics of solids, strain and deformation, stress, stress-strain relationships; torsion, stresses due to bending; combined stresses using Mohr's circle. Prerequisite: ENGR& 214 and MATH& 152 with grades of 2.0 or better. (MATH& 152 may be taken concurrently.) Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING 240
Applied Numerical Methods (5)

Numerical solutions to problems in engineering and science using modern scientific computing tools. Application of mathematical judgment in selecting computational algorithms and communicating results. Introduction to MATLAB programming for numerical computation. Prerequisite: CS 121 or CS& 141 with 2.0 or better. MATH 207 with 2.0 or better (may be taken concurrently). MATH 208 recommended. Mandatory decimal grading.

ENGINEERING 294
Special Topics: Engineering (4)

Classes focusing on specific issues and/or topics of interest in engineering.

ENGINEERING 297
Individual Project in Engineering (1)

Individual project in a specific area of engineering. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ENGINEERING 298
Individual Project in Engineering (2)

Individual project in a specific area of engineering. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.

ENGINEERING 299
Individual Project in Engineering (3)

Individual project in a specific area of engineering. By arrangement with instructor. Prerequisite: Instructor permission, based on evaluation of student's educational and work experience. Student option grading.