Engineering

Engineering Graphics

ENGR112

This course introduces students to engineering graphics. Topics include: terms, symbols, dimensioning, tolerancing, orthographic, auxiliary, and pictorial views, development and interpretation of engineering drawings, solution of engineering problems using both free-hand and computer aided drafting techniques. It is a foundation course for students pursuing a degree in engineering.

3 credits
Prerequisite: MATH120 (C or better) or Math Placement Test score of 8 or better
Corequisite: None

Statics

ENGR222

This course provides an overview of calculus-based engineering statics. Topics include: concurrent force systems; statics of particles; equivalent force/moment systems, distributed forces, and equilibrium of rigid bodies; trusses, frames, and machines; internal forces in structural members; friction; second moments of area, and moments of inertia.

3 credits
Prerequisite: MATH141 (C or better), and PHYS121 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Dynamics

ENGR223

This course provides an overview of calculus-based engineering dynamics. It is a continuation of Engineering Statics. Topics include: second moments, particle kinematics and dynamics, rigid body kinematics and dynamics, work-energy concepts, and vibrations.

3 credits
Prerequisite: PHYS222 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Strength of Materials

ENGR224

This course introduces students to the basics of strength of materials. Topics include: loading; statically indeterminate structures; temperature and prestrain effects; shear force and bending moment; axial, shear, bearing and bending stresses; deflection of beams; and buckling of columns.

3 credits
Prerequisite: ENGR222
Corequisite: None

Thermodynamics

ENGR230

This course introduces the students to concepts of thermodynamics: pressure; temperature; heat and heat transfer; properties of substances; First Law of Thermodynamics and its application; Second Law of Thermodynamics and its application; analysis of power and refrigeration cycles.

3 credits
Prerequisite: CHEM121 (C or better), PHYS122 (C or better), ENGR222 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Introduction to Circuit Analysis

ENGR240

This course introduces the students to basic circuit devices and circuit analysis. Topics include: circuit elements, techniques of circuit analysis, natural response, steady state analysis, and basic filter design.

4 credits
Prerequisite: PHYS122 (C or better)
Corequisite: MATH250

Applied Engineering Statics

ENGT222

This course provides a non-calculus analysis of Newton’s first law from an applications standpoint as it pertains to particles and rigid bodies. It utilizes algebra and trigonometry for application to problems involving force systems, equilibrium, and structures.

3 credits
Prerequisite: PHYS106 (C or better) and MATH122 (C or better), or score of 9 on math placement test
Corequisite: None

Applied Engineering Dynamics

ENGT223

This course provides a continuation of ENGT222, and provides a non-calculus study of the fundamental laws and properties of second moments, particle kinematics and dynamics, rigid body kinematics and dynamics, and work-energy concepts.

3 credits
Prerequisite: ENGT222 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Applied Strength of Materials

ENGT224

This course provides a non-calculus analysis of applied strength of materials. Topics include: mechanical properties of materials; stress and strain analysis; loading in the design of shafts and beams; shear force and bending moment; axial, shear, deflection of beams; and buckling of columns.

3 credits
Prerequisite: ENGT222 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Applied Thermodynamics

ENGT230

This course provides a non-calculus overview of applied thermodynamics. Topics include: pressure; temperature; heat and heat transfer; properties of substances; First Law of Thermodynamics and its application; Second Law of Thermodynamics and its application; analysis of power and refrigeration cycles.

3 credits
Prerequisite: PHYS106 (C or better) and MATH122 (C or better), or score of 9 on math placement test
Corequisite: None

Applied Circuit Analysis

ENGT240

This course provides a non-calculus overview of applied circuit analysis. Topics include: circuit elements, techniques of circuit analysis, natural response, and steady state analysis.

4 credits
Prerequisite: PHYS106 (C or better) and MATH122 (C or better), or score of 9 on math placement test
Corequisite: None

Applied Analog Electronics

ENGT241

This course provides a non-calculus overview of applied analog electronics. Topics include: introduction to semiconductors; diode characteristics and applications; bipolar junction and field effect transistors and applications; basic operational amplifier circuits; measurement applications; analog to digital conversion.

4 credits
Prerequisite: ENGT240 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Applied Digital Electronics

ENGT242

This course provides a non-calculus overview of applied digital electronics.Topics include: number systems, operations and codes; logic gates; Boolean algebra; combinatorial logic; latches, flip flops, and timers; counters and shift registers; memory and storage; computer concepts; and integrated circuits.

4 credits
Prerequisite: PHYS106 (C or better)
Corequisite: None

Introduction to Engineering Communications

ENGT250

This course provides a non-calculus overview of the principles and applications of analog and digital data transmission via RF, microwave, wire, and fiber-optic technology associated with the transmission and reception of data. Topics include wired and wireless local area networks, cellular, satellite, radio, and microwave transmission.

3 credits
Prerequisite: ENGT240 (C or better) and PHYS107 (C or better)
Corequisite: None