University Bulletin 2017-2018

Engineering

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  • EG 101
    Intro to Engineering & Design
    2 cr

    A course for first time engineering students that assists with maximizing the student's potential to achieve academic success and to adjust responsibly to the individual and interpersonal challenges presented by college life. Introduction to engineering fundamentals through reading, homework assignments, laboratory investigations, guest lecturers and group discussions on the engineering profession.

    Pre-requisite: (MA 113 Minimum Grade of D or MA 172 Minimum Grade of D) or (MA 125 Minimum Grade of C or MA 132 Minimum Grade of D)
  • EG 201
    Intro to Engr & Prob Solving
    2 cr

    A course for first-time transfer students that helps maximize the student's potential to achieve academic success and to address the transition from community college to four-year college. Introduction to engineering fundamentals and problem solving techniques through reading, homework assignments, laboratory investigations, guest lecturers and group discussions on the engineering profession.

    Pre-requisite: MA 126 Minimum Grade of C
  • EG 220
    Electrical Circuits
    3 cr

    Basic SI units. Resistive (R) networks with independent and dependent sources. Ohm's and Kirchhoff's laws. Network theorems -superposition, source transformation Theverin's and Norton's. Inductors (L) and capacitors (C) as energy storage elements in RLC circuits. Cinusoids and phasors and their applications in RLC circuits. RMS values of voltages and currents. Average power and power factor in AC circuits.

    Pre-requisite: MA 125 Minimum Grade of C and PH 202 Minimum Grade of C
  • EG 231
    Intro to Ethics and Economics
    3 cr

    Introduction to ethics and the use of codes of ethics in developing an ethical profession. Application of engineering economic principles to engineering problems.

    Pre-requisite: MA 126 Minimum Grade of D
  • EG 270
    Engineering Thermodynamics
    3 cr

    First and second law of thermodynamics with applications.

    Pre-requisite: MA 126 Minimum Grade of C and PH 201 Minimum Grade of C
  • EG 283
    Statics
    3 cr

    Vector algebra, forces, moments, couples, equilibrium of rigid bodies, beams, trusses, frames, area and mass moments of inertia, and friction.

    Pre-requisite: (MA 126 Minimum Grade of D or MA 233 Minimum Grade of D) and (PH 201 Minimum Grade of D or PH 216 Minimum Grade of D)
  • EG 284
    Dynamics
    3 cr

    Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. Work/energy and momentum methods.

    Pre-requisite: EG 283 Minimum Grade of D and (MA 126 Minimum Grade of D or MA 233 Minimum Grade of D)
  • EG 290
    Sp Top in Engineering -
    1 TO 5 cr

    Subjects of special interest in engineering. Requires permission of instructor.

  • EG 315
    Mechanics of Materials
    3 cr

    An introduction to the mechanics of deformable bodies. Analysis of stress and strain. Emphasis on axial, torsional and bending loads. Deflections, deformations, and column stability.

    Pre-requisite: EG 283 Minimum Grade of D and (MA 227 Minimum Grade of D or MA 234 Minimum Grade of D) and (PH 201 Minimum Grade of D or PH 216 Minimum Grade of D)
  • EG 360
    Fluid Mechanics
    3 cr

    Study of the properties of fluids including fluid statics, kinematics; integral and differential equations of mass, momentum and energy conservation principles; dimensional analysis; flow in ducts; boundary layer flows; and compressible flow.

    Pre-requisite: MA 238 Minimum Grade of D and EG 284 Minimum Grade of D
  • EG 480
    Prin of Eng Mgmt and Ldrshp
    3 cr

    An examination of skills, abilities, personality, attitudes, values, interests and behaviors to increase self-awareness of management and leadership competencies. Students will also examine the concept of Professional Improvement Process that integrates strategy, human resources and accountability.

  • EG 490
    Special Topics in Engineering
    1 TO 3 cr

    This course covers topics of current interest in Engineering.

  • EG 494
    DIS In Engineering
    1 TO 3 cr

    Directed study, under the guidance of a faculty advisor of a topic from the field of Engineering not offered in a regularly scheduled course.

  • EG 501
    Research Integrity and Seminar
    1 cr

    This course is designed to expose Engineering graduate students who are about to undertake an MS thesis project to a series of seminars and a variety of issues concerning research integrity and inform them of current policies related to research activities and thesis development. This is a pass/fail course.

  • EG 590
    Sp Top -
    1 TO 3 cr

    Subjects of special interest in engineering for engineering graduate students. Requires permission of instructor.

  • EG 620
    Biomedical Engineering I
    4 cr

    Fundamental concepts of medical instrumentation, biomedical imaging and biological systems modeling as used in biomedical engineering. Course is cross-listed with IDL 620. Fee.

  • EG 621
    Biomedical Engineering II
    4 cr

    Fundamental concepts of transport phenomena, cellular and tissue mechanics, and materials as used in biomedical engineering. Course is cross-listed with IDL 621. Fee.