Credit Courses

2015-2016 Catalog (Courses updated for 2016-2017)

Engineering Science (EGR)

EGR* E111 Introduction to Engineering

Students will be introduced to the fields of engineering through design and graphics and comprehensive engineering projects. Topics include sketching, charts, graphs, forces, energy, electrical circuits, mechanisms, materials testing, manufacturing technologies and fundamentals of engineering economics.

Prerequisites: MAT* E104 or MAT* E137 or placement into MAT* E167 or higher
  • Credits: 3

EGR* E211 Engineering Statics

A study of engineering mechanics via vector approach to static forces and their resolution. Topics include: properties of force systems, free-body analysis, first and second moments of areas and mass, and static friction. Applications to trusses, frames, beams and cables included.

Prerequisite or Parallel: MAT* E256, Calculus II
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: S

EGR* E212 Engineering Dynamics

A study of Newtonian mechanics to dynamic forces, translational motion, work, impulse and momentum will be taught. Topics included: kinematics, kinetics of particles and rigid bodies, vibrations, energy and momentum conservation.

Prerequisite: EGR* E211
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: S

EGR* E214 Engineering Thermodynamics

This course covers energy concepts and balances; basic definitions including the first and second laws of thermodynamics; ideal and real gases; thermodynamic properties; and introductory cycle analysis.

Prerequisite: PHY* 221 and MAT* 254
  • Credits: 3
  • Elective Code: S

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