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Engineering Science

ENGS 101 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING

Fall, 2 credit hours

This course will introduce students to the profession of engineering and the tools used to practice engineering. The student will explore the design process through various projects that will include a major design project. During these projects, students will learn about computer aided design, engineering analysis, sketching, critical thinking, ethical decision making, and how to work in a team environment. Students will develop skills in oral presentations and effective writing. Students are assessed through performance on projects, exams, quizzes, homework, and oral and written reports. Two, two-hour laboratories per week.

ENGS 102 PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS

Spring, 2 credit hours

This course provides the software skills necessary to create predictive models and solve basic engineering problems. Students learn to make statistical inferences about the data while creating graphical presentation of the results using engineering related software. The skills taught in this course assist in the analysis of engineering problems in more advanced course work.

ENGS 201 STATICS

Fall, 3 credit hours

A vector approach to particle equilibrium, equivalent force systems, rigid body equilibrium and analysis of structure. Additional topics include friction, centroids and centers of gravity and moments of inertia. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisites: Calculus II (MATH 162), University Physics II (PHYS 132), or permission of instructor.

ENGS 202 DYNAMICS

Spring, 3 credit hours

This course is a vector approach to the solution of dynamics problems involving rectilinear motion, curvilinear motion, kinetics of particles, kinematics of rigid bodies, and plane motion of rigid bodies. Newton’s laws, work - energy principles and impulse and momentum principles are used in the solutions. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisite: Statics (ENGS 201) or permission of instructor.

ENGS 203 ENGINEERING STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

Fall, 3 credit hours

This course is designed to introduce elementary analysis of deformable bodies subjected to various loading including strength, deformation and stability analyses. Students will also be introduced to more advanced concepts in order to use sound judgment regarding the design of structures and components. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisite: Material Science (ENGS 205), Statics (ENGS 201), or permission of instructor.

ENGS 205 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Spring, 3 credit hours

The underlying atomic and crystalline structure of materials is studied and how these structure affect their engineering properties. The mechanical, electric, chemical, magnetic and thermal properties of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites are examined. Three hours lecture per week.

Prerequisite:College Chemistry I (CHEM 150), Calculus II (MATH 162), and University Physics II (PHYS 132), or permission of instructor.

ENGS 291-295, 391-395, OR 491-495 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENGINEERING SCIENCE

Fall/Spring, 1-4 credit hours

Special Topics in Engineering Science will generally include topics of current interest or topics not covered in courses currently offered by the department or in combinations not currently available.