E 100 Ethics and Politics of Engineering
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This course introduces engineering students to the ethical dimensions of their profession and to the interrelations of engineering projects and society. It describes the impact of technological systems on culture, especially American culture, and reactions of our culture to technology.  2  0  0  0  0 
E 105 Engineering Graphics and Design
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This course provides an introduction to the engineering disciplines and computer graphics. Its emphasis is on design, solution of unstructured problems, visualization and communication of a design using proper drafting techniques. The mode of delivery is a mixture of lecture and laboratory. The laboratory experience takes the form of handson activities. The course contains a series of experiences drawn from different engineering disciplines to illustrate design methodology and engineering problem solving.  2  1  0  0  3 
E 107 Introduction to Solid Modeling
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An introduction to feature based solid modeling of three dimensional components and assemblies. Topics will include: Design in the context of computer tools and concurrent engineering; 2D versus 3D CAD modeling; Sketching and constraining 2D cross sections and creating 3D features from those sections; Feature based solid modeling; Fundamentals of parametric modeling; Constructive solid geometry and Boolean operations on solids; Creating multilevel CAD assemblies.  2  1  0  0  3 
E 109 Summer Design Institute
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A fortyhour intensive course for high school students interested in engineering. This is a handson experience involving the students in the Computer Aided Design, Computer Aided Engineering and Computer Aided Manufacturing. The course is based around SDRCs IDEAS software using Sun Ultra 2 hardware.  1  0  0  0  0 
E 110 Introduction to Engineering Computing
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A special course for high school students which introduces the solution of engineering problems with computers. This laboratory based course provides instruction of various software applications including word processing, spreadsheets, computer graphics and others.  2  0  0  0  2 
E 120 Engineering Communications
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A special course for high school students dealing with written and oral communications of a technical nature. This course is taken in parallel with E110  the computer capabilities developed in that course are used to meet the objectives of E120  2  2  0  0  0 
E 130 Critical Thought and Speech
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A special course for high school students designed to introduce basic concepts in public speaking: introductory, informative and persuasive speaking. Researching and writing are also highlighted, with mandatory library assignments.  2  0  0  0  0 
E 204 Introduction to Engineering Computing
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Prerequisites:
MTH 140 (coreq) or
MTH 141 (coreq)
Corequisite: MTH 140 or MTH 141.
This course presents an introduction to computers, algorithm design, and Structured Programming with C. The programming will include data types, assignment statements, input/output, conditional statements, looping, and functions. The C language I/O, and math libraries will be introduced. Also, builtin and userdefined data types, arrays, strings, records, and pointers will be introduced.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 301 Professional World of Work I
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Prerequisites:
CTA 301
CTA 301
This course provides students with the opportunity to evaluate the career relationship of their first industrial experience, to investigate in depth several companies as potential postgraduation employers, and gain experience in explaining their analysis on the above in written and oral presentations in a professional manner, (i.e. all oral presentations will be made using Power Point software.) Offered only in the fall term  1  0  0  0  0 
E 302 Professional World of Work II
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Prerequisites:
CTA 302
CTA 302
This course focuses on enhancing the student's understanding of major issues that impact the engineering profession and improving the student's ability to form judgements based on literature analysis and available data. Using a team format, these objectives will be achieved through student responses to external presenters. These responses include a logic based combination of written and oral presentations (using Power Point software). Offered only in the summer term.  1  0  0  0  0 
E 303 Professional World of Work III
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Prerequisites:
CTA 303
CTA 303
This course focuses on preparation for the Fundamentals of Engineering Examination which is the first step toward professional licensure. Following a pretest patterned after the nationally based FE examination, students are provided refresher sessions in: mathematics, chemistry, statics, dynamics, science of materials  structure of matter, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, economics, principles of electrical engineering, and deformable bodies. A post test is given at the completion of the refresher series. The course is graded passfail. Offered only in the winter term.  1  0  0  0  0 
E 312 Statics
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Prerequisites:
PHY 160
MTH 241 (Coreq)
PHY 160 prerequisite, MTH 241 Corequisite
The application of equilibrium equations to the analysis of particles and rigid bodies. Topics include: vector algebra, moments, couples, free body diagrams, external forces and internal forces. The inertial properties of areas and solid objects are covered. Application of equilibrium to beams and other load supporting structures is described.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 313 Dynamics
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Prerequisites:
E 312
E 312
The application of kinematics and kinetics to particles and rigid bodies. The course considers fixed and moving reference frames, momentum and energy methods and applications in engineering problems.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 314 Fluid Mechanics
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Prerequisites:
E 312
E 315
E 312 prerequisite, E 315 corequisite
Prerequisite: E 312 and Corequisite: E 315 or equivalent. An introduction to the fundamentals of fluid statics and dynamics. Topics include: integral formulations, the Bernoulli equation, dimensional analysis, internal and external viscous flow, and fluid machinery.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 315 Thermodynamics I
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Prerequisites:
CHM 107
MTH 142
PHY 160
Prerequisites: CHM 107, MTH 142, :PHY 160
Prerequisites: CHM 107, MTH 142, PHY 160. An introduction to the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics. Topics include: evaluation of various forms of heat, work, other energy forms, properties of fluids, conservation of mass, conservation of energy, and entropy. Applications are made to turbines, pumps, heat exchangers, compressor, nozzles, throttling valves, and power and reverse cycles.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 317 Science of Materials
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Prerequisites:
CHM 107
CHM 107
An introduction to the study of metals, polymers and ceramics as engineering materials. The course considers the atomic, molecular and crystalline structure of materials and how they are related to material properties.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 319 Fluid Mechanics Laboratory
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Prerequisites:
E 314 (corequisite)
Corequisite: E 314
A set of laboratory experiences to illustrate fluid mechanics principles. Experiments are designed to demonstrate conservation of mass and energy and the momentum principle. Exercises include: analysis of turbomachinery, flow measurements and frictional losses.  1  0  0  0  3 
E 320 Principles of Electrical Engineering
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Prerequisites:
MTH 241
PHY 162
PHY 163
Prerequisites: MTH 241, PHY 162 and PHY 163
Prerequisites: MTH 241 and PHY 162, 163. A course designed for nonelectrical engineering students to provide theoretical and practical insights in the basic areas of electrical engineering. Topics include: basic linear network theory, electronics, electromechanical energy conversion and computer systems.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 321 Principles of Electrical Engineering Laboratory
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Prerequisites:
E 320 (Corequisite)
Corequisite: E 320
Use of ammeter, voltmeter, oscilloscope; investigation of circuit theorems; transient and steadystate behavior of RLC circuits; sinusoidal and steadystate analysis; applications of diodes, transistors, and digital logic circuits.  1  0  0  0  3 
E 322 Control Systems
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Prerequisites:
MTH 372
Prerequisite: MTH 372
Modeling of chemical, electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems. Analytic solution of open loop and feedback type systems. Routh criteria. Root Locus methods in design of systems and evaluation of system performance. Time and frequency domain design of control systems.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 324 Engineering Economy
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Prerequisites:
MTH 241
Prerequisite: MTH 241
Basic concepts of economic analysis of alternatives. Depreciation and depletion. Sensitivity and risk analysis. Economic analysis of operations.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 326 Mechanics of Materials
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Prerequisites:
E 312
Prerequisite: E 312
Response of nonrigid solids to different types of loads such as tension, compression, torsion and bending. The course considers stressstrain relationships and their use in the analysis and design of structures, pressure vessels and machine components. The concept of stability is introduced as applied to the buckling of columns  3  0  0  0  0 
E 327 Mechanics of Materials Laboratory
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Prerequisites:
E 326 (Corequisite)
Corequisite: E 326
A set of laboratory experiences to illustrate solid mechanics principles. Experiments are designed to demonstrate stress characteristics under tensile and compressive deformation, torsion, buckling and bending. An introduction to strain gages and data acquisition is provided.  1  0  0  0  3 
E 340 Heat Transfer
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Prerequisites:
E 314
E 315
MTH 372
Prerequisites: E 314, E 315, and MTH 372
An introduction to conduction, convection, and radiation. Topics include: one and twodimensional steady and transient conduction, internal and external convection, natural and forced convection, environmental radiation, and radiation exchange between gray surfaces. Applications are made to heat exchangers, finned surfaces, and various industrial processes.  3  0  0  0  0 
E 341 Heat Transfer Laboratory
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Prerequisites:
E 340 (Corequisite)
Corequisite: E 340
Corequisite: E 340. A set of laboratory experiences to illustrate heat transfer principles. Experiments are designed to demonstrate conduction, convection and radiation. Exercises include the application of thermocouples, thermistors and data acquisition equipment.  1  0  0  0  3 
E 400 Advanced Topics in Engineering
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Prerequisites:
Permission of the Dean
Permission of the Dean
Independent study on a topic of mutual interest between a faculty member and student.  variable  0  0  0  0 
E 442 Finite Element Analysis
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Prerequisites:
E 326
MTH 402
E 326, MTH 402 or equivalent.
Matrix techniques: solution of large systems of algebraic equations. Basic equations from solid mechanics. Finite element methods, 1dimensional and 2dimensional formulation. Computer applications in structural mechanics.  3  0  0   
E 444 Vibrations
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Prerequisites:
E 313
MTH 372
Free and forced vibrations of systems with one degree of freedom. Rotating and reciprocating unbalance, critical speeds, vibration isolation and transmissibility, vibration measuring instruments, frequency response. Free and forced vibration of two degrees of freedom systems. Introduction to matrix methods.  3  0  0   
E 448 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
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Prerequisites:
E 314
Ideal fluids. Basic principles and equations of motion and continuity. Potential flow, velocity potential and stream function. Standard flow types and superposition. Complex variables, conformal mapping. Schwarz Christoffel transformations and free stream lines. Viscous fluids and derivation of NavierStrokes equations. Boundary layer theory. Flow in porous media. Introduction to turbulence.  3  0  0   
E 478 Mechatronics
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Prerequisites:
E 320
EE 352
Principles, components, and design of mechatronic systems, including modeling and simulation, sensors, actuators, control strategies, and instrumentation. These topics are explored in the context of a group project.  3  0  0   
E 479 Mechatronic System Modeling and Simulation
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Prerequisites:
Analysis, synthesis and design of mechatronic systems through the use of modeling and simulation tools. Use will be made of a unified energy flow approach to model mechatronic systems that comprise multidisciplinary components. Computer simulation exercises to enhance student learning will be a key component of this course.  3  0  0  0  0 

