College of Engineering and Computer Science
185 Introduction to Engineering Design (3)
Introduction to the design process in engineering and computer aided design including: historical perspective, problem definition, idea generation, project planning and management, and simple decision-making. Design exercises culminating in a conceptual group design project, with application of basic engineering science. Sketching and basic computer-aided design (CAD) experience included. Written and oral reports included. Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 4 hours. Prerequisite or Corequisite: Engineering 103, 113.
199r Special Introductory Topics in Engineering (1-4)
Introductory treatment of a fundamental area in engineering, varying from term to term. On demand. Prerequisite: Approval of Instructor and Dean.
200 Structures in Architecture (3)
The history, esthetics, functional beauty, and behavior of architectural structures will be presented along with the economic, environmental, social, political, and scientific factors which were effected and affected by them. On demand. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: high school algebra and geometry.
211 Pollution Controls (3)
The emergence and solution of pollution problems. Discussion of fundamental ideas and policies contributing to pollution problems. Pollution is examined from industrial, political, and social perspectives. Included are role-playing experiences designed to illustrate the effects of various policies on the quality of life in a simulated community. Fall semester. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.
222 Probability and Statistics for Engineering (3)
Introduction to probability and statistical methods with application to engineering problems. Discrete and continuous distributions. Elementary sampling, point estimation, interval estimation, and hypothesis testing. Fall, spring and summer semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: Engineering 224 or 225 with grade of C or better, Mathematics 161/162.
224 Introduction to Engineering Computations (3)
Engineering computations using Excel, and Visual Basic accessed through the Excel platform. Data transfer, variable types, loops, decisions, arrays, subprograms. Applications to engineering problems. Solution of linear and non-linear equations, integration, ordinary differential equations, curve fitting, numerical relaxation techniques. Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: Engineering 104. Corequisite: Mathematics 245.
225 Engineering Programming (3)
Introduction to programming with a high-level language. Flowcharting, algorithm design, input/output, data types, files, decisions, loops, arrays. Application to engineering problems including matrix equations. Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: Engineering 104 with grade of C or better; Pre- or Corequisite: Mathematics 245.
246 Mechanics of Materials (3)
Stress-strain concepts and relations. Bending, shear, torsion, and deflections. Euler columns, repeated loading and connections. Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: Engineering 104,185 with grades of C or better. Corequisites: Engineering 247, Mathematics 245.
247 Mechanics of Materials Laboratory (1)
Laboratories that include measurement and accuracy, hardness and impact strength, modulus of elasticity, torsion, beam bending. Design project: analysis, design and test of a structure. Emphasis on individualized project. Fall and spring semesters. Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: English 122 with grade C or better. Corequisite: Engineering 246.
248 Dynamics (3)
Rectilinear, curvilinear, and rotary motion. DAlemberts principles of work and energy. Impulse and momentum, impact. Three-dimensional kinematics and dynamics. Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: Engineering 104 with grades of C or better. Corequisite: Mathematics 245.
270 Electrical Circuits I (3)
Introduction to analysis of electrical circuits. Fundamental electrical system components. Kirchhoffs laws. Resistive circuit analysis. Circuit theorems. Operational amplifiers. Response of first order circuits. Sinusoidal steady-state circuit analysis. Circuit power and energy. Fall and summer semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Corequisites: Mathematics 245, Physics 231.
271 Electrical Circuits I Laboratory (1)
Introduction to laboratory instrumentation, measurement techniques, and electrical circuit elements. Laboratory experiments to support the introduction to DC circuit analysis, Kirchoff's laws, network theorems, transient analysis, phasor and AC circuits analysis. Digital computer analysis of electrical circuits using such tools as PSPICE. Fall and summer semesters. Laboratory 3 hours. Corequisite: Engineering 270.
303 Thermodynamics (3)
Classical thermodynamics with emphasis on first and second laws of thermodynamics. Property relationships, chemical equilibrium, and cycle analysis. Fall semester and summer. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: Engineering 104 with grade of C or better, Mathematics 245.
305 Thermo-Fluids (3)
Integrated introduction to classical thermodynamics and basic fluid mechanics. Coverage of thermodynamic properties; the first and second laws of thermodynamics; pressure and flow measurement; fluid statics and kinematics; Bernoullis equation; laminar and turbulent flow; and flow in pipes. Fall semester. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: Engineering 104 with grade of C or better, Mathematics 255.
307 Fluid Mechanics (3)
Fluid statics and kinematics; fluid dynamics including Bernoulli, continuity and momentum equations; fluid measurements; viscosity; compressible and incompressible flow; laminar and turbulent flow; flow in pipes and open channels; model studies; lift and drag. Fall and spring semester. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: Engineering 104 with grade of C or better; Mathematics 255; Corequisite: Engineering 308.
308 Fluid Mechanics Laboratory (1)
Laboratories that include pressure, quantity and property measurements: impulse, momentum and energy concepts; hydrostatic and buoyancy forces; pump and turbine applications; open channel flow; wind tunnel studies. Design experience. Fall and spring semesters. Corequisite: Engineering 307.
328 Control Systems (3)
Classical feedback control systems for continuous time systems. Block diagrams and performance criteria. Root locus, frequency methods and state space approach. Fall and spring semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: Engineering 224 or 225 and 270, 271 with grades of C or better. Corequisite: Engineering 329.
329 Control Systems Laboratory (1)
Experimental and simulation studies of dynamic engineering systems. System identification and feedback controller design. Fall and spring semesters. Prerequisite: Engineering 247 with grade of C or better for Engineering majors, or English 278 for non-engineering majors. Corequisite: Engineering 328.
340 Engineering Materials Science (3)
Study of the science of solid materials, including metals, ceramics, plastics, and semiconductors. Nature and fundamental characteristics stressed. Atomic and macroscopic perspectives. Fall and summer semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: Chemistry 121 and 123, Physics 231.
352 Engineering Economy (3)
Economic decisionmaking for engineering systems. Choice of alternatives by equivalent annual cost, rate-of-return, present worth, and benefit-cost methods. Tax influences, statistical decisionmaking, replacement policy. Fall, spring and summer semesters. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: Engineering 222 with grade of C or better.
370 Energy Conversion and Electronics (3)
Three Phase circuits, Electric Power, Electro mechanical Energy Conversion, Magnetic circuits, Transformers, rotating Electric machines. Semiconductors, Transistor Amplifiers, Digital Signals and Circuits. Spring semester. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisite: Engineering 270 with grade of C or better.
385 Interdisciplinary Design Project I (3)
First semester of interdisciplinary group design project. Guided design experience that includes design methodology, concept generation, decision making, technical project management, quality and reliability engineering, concurrent engineering, teamwork, written and oral communication. Includes team design project through the preliminary design phase. Fall and spring semester. Lecture 2 hours, project 2 hours. Prerequisite: Engineering 247 with grade of C or better. Registrant must be within three semesters of graduation. Engineering 485 must be taken in the immediately following semester.