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EGR 121 - Foundations of Engineering
Introduces the engineering profession and its impact on society and the environment, including engineering problem solving, the engineering design process, and professional practices. Covers fundamental engineering calculations, descriptive statistics, basic spreadsheet and mathematical scripting language applications, professional ethics, teamwork, and communication
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hour per week.
Prerequisites: ENG 111 eligible; MTH 162 or MTH 167, or equivalent; or departmental approval.
2 credits
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EGR 122 - Engineering Design
Applies engineering methods to a semester-long team design project with an emphasis on engineering software involving 2D and 3D computer aided design; data modeling and analysis; and iterative programming solutions. Covers design drawings and dimensioning; spreadsheet software usage; mathematical scripting language; and professional practices.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisite: EGR 121 or departmental permission.
3 credits
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EGR 125 - Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers
Introduces problem solving and implementation of computer software solutions using a high-level programming language in a structured environment. Includes concepts and practice of algorithm design, language syntax, control structures, arrays, and introduction to object-oriented programming. Covers engineering applications, such as mathematical modeling, file input and output, and basic numerical methods. The assignments in this course require mathematical problem-solving skills, algebraic modeling, and functions, and use of variables.
Lecture 4 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
Prerequisites: MTH 162 or MTH 167 or equivalent; Corequisites: EGR 121
4 credits
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EGR 206 - Engineering Economics
Presents economic analysis of engineering alternatives. Studies economic and cost concepts, calculation of economic equivalence, comparison of alternatives, replacement economy, economic optimization in design and operation, depreciation, and after tax analysis.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
EGR 240 - Statics
Introduces basic concepts of engineering mechanics, systems of forces and couples, equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, and internal forces and analysis of structures, including SI and U.S. customary units. Includes trusses, frames, machines, beams, distributed forces, friction, and centroids.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: MTH 263 or department permission
3 credits
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EGR 245 - Dynamics
Presents approach to kinematics and kinetics of particles (and systems of particles) in linear and curvilinear motion. Includes kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies in plane motion. Teaches Newton's second law, work-energy, and impulse-momentum methods.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: EGR 240 or departmental approval.
3 credits
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EGR 246 - Mechanics of Materials
Introduces concepts of stress, strain, deformation, internal equilibrium, and basic properties of engineering materials. Analyzes axial loads, torsion, bending, shear and combined loading. Studies stress transformation, principal stresses, and buckling.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
Prerequisites: EGR 240 or departmental approval.
3 credits
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EGR 248 - Thermodynamics for Engineering
Studies formulation of the first and second law of thermodynamics. Presents energy conversion, concepts of energy, temperature, entropy, and enthalpy, equations of state of fluids. Covers reversibility and irreversibility in processes, closed and open systems, cyclical processes and problem solving using computers.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
EGR 270 - Fundamentals of Computer Engineering
Covers digital system analysis, design, and implementation. Includes digital logic, Boolean algebra, combinational and sequential circuits, hierarchical design, and introduction to computer organization and assembly language. Features in laboratory work the use of discrete logic, programmable logic devices, and hardware description language to design, simulate, implement, validate, and document digital circuits
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: EGR 121 and either EGR 125 or CSC 221
4 credits
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EGR 271 - Electric Circuits I
Covers fundamentals of electric circuits. Teaches resistive circuit analysis methods, including network theorems. Features operational amplifiers, capacitors, inductors, resistor-capacitor (RC), resistor-inductor (RL) and resistance-inductance-capacitance (RLC) circuit transient response. Introduces phasor representation of alternating current (AC) circuits. Utilizes circuit design processes, technical writing and computer software for problem solving. Includes laboratory analysis to explore course concepts. Part I of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: MTH 264 and EGR 121
4 credits
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EGR 272 - Electric Circuits II
Covers sinusoidal steady-state circuit response using phasors, frequency analysis of linear circuits including frequency response, Bode plots, Fourier series analysis, and design of basic filters. Examines Laplace circuit analysis and transfer functions, AC power analysis, nonlinear diode models, and technical writing. Includes laboratory analysis and open-ended design project. Part II of II.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
Prerequisites: MTH 267 and EGR 271
4 credits
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EGR 298 - Seminar and Project
Requires completion of a project or research report related to the student's occupational objectives and a study of approaches to the selection and pursuit of career opportunities in the field.
May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits