Engineering (EGR)

EGR 121 - Foundations of Engineering

Course Description

Effective: 2018-08-01

Discusses the engineering profession, including engineering ethics and responsibilities,communications and career paths and different engineering disciplines. Covers mathematics and science fundamentals used in engineering. Describes computational engineering tools and covers the computer programming used in solving engineering problems.
Lecture 2 hours. Total 2 hour per week.
2 credits

General Course Purpose

This course exposes the incoming engineering freshman to the world of engineering. Here the student will obtain a first impression of what engineering is all about as well as gaining some skills in basic engineering procedures and approaches used, including the different computational tools used. The course emphasizes that the engineer is a team member who needs strong skills in analysis and problem solving, communications, and understands the holistic nature of engineering and ever evolving need to address social, global, ethical, economic, and environmental concerns

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EGR 122 - Engineering Design

Course Description

Effective: 2018-08-01

Teaches the fundamentals of engineering design, its processes and tools. Covers the engineering design process from inception to final design and documentation in addition to computer programming and 3D graphics tools used in engineering design. Uses written, oral and graphics communications during the design process. Requires completion of team based design projects.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

The course provides insight to the engineer's roles and professional activities through the introduction of the concepts and processes in engineering design. Students will learn to prepare engineering documents, through the use of Computer Aided Design and Drafting tools in generating 3D models and their working drawings. In addition to the graphics communications, students will prepare written engineering documents, including engineering computations. Student will learn to write and document computer programs in solving engineering problems. The course will require students to complete team projects, where they prepare engineering documents and conduct oral presentations.

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EGR 124 - Introduction to Engineering and Engineering Methods

Course Description

Effective: 2019-08-01

Introduces the engineering profession, professionalism, and ethics. Covers problem presentation, engineering calculations, digital computer applications, word processing, worksheets, programming, and elementary numerical methods. Design project also includes using presentation software, database searching, and prototyping.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

Introductory engineering course for all Engineering AS majors.

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EGR 218 - Introduction to Modeling and Simulation

Course Description

Effective: 2011-05-01

Introduces basic concepts in modeling, simulation, and visualization. Includes applications in various phases of product creation and development; use of software and hardware interfaces to improve use and understanding of simulations; and current topics and future directions in modeling, simulation, and visualization. This course is intended for transfer.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is intended for transfer.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: MTH 173, EGR 125 Co-requisites: MTH 173, EGR 125

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EGR 230 - Discrete Event Simulation

Course Description

Effective: 2011-05-01

Introduces fundamentals of modeling and simulating discrete-state, event-driven systems. Includes basic simulation concepts and terms, queuing theory models for discrete event systems, structure of discrete event simulations, problem formulation and specification, input data representation, output data analysis, verification and validation, and the design of simulation experiments.
Credit Hours:4 Lecture Hours:3 Lab Hours: 3 Total Contact Hours:6
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is intended for transfer.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

EGR 218 Introduction to Modeling and Simulation

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EGR 235 - Material and Energy Balances

Course Description

Effective: 2012-01-01

Covers fundamental chemical engineering topics including engineering problem solving, stoichiometric and composition relationships, material balances, energy balances, chemical operations and processes, reactive and non-reactive systems (batch, continuous, single-phase and multi-phase). Introduces thermodynamics and physical chemistry.
Lecture 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course provides a foundation to Chemical Engineering study by introducing the two imporlant laws of natural science: the conservation law of mass and the conservation law of energy (first law of thern-rodynamics). This course prepares the students to apply the mathematics and chemistry knowledge that they have learned previously to Chemical Engineering calculation with examples drawn from realistic industrial systems and operation processes. More importantly, this class focuses on realistic engineering design, analysis and problem solving skills aiming to well prepare the students for their future careers.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: MTH 273, CHM 111, EGR 120

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EGR 256 - Electrical Circuits Laboratory II

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

Builds on laboratory skills introduced in EGR 255: operation of instruments and applications to circuit measurements. Applies laws and theories of circuits, through design, prototyping, and testing of electronic devices and circuits, including diodes and active components such as transistors.
Lab 3 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

The course will focus on laboratory instruments, procedures, and circuit design, as related to the circuit theory taught in EGR 252.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites EGR 251, EGR 255; Corequisite EGR 252

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EGR 263 - Signals and Systems Laboratory

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

Applies analysis techniques for signals and systems using software modeling and circuit analysis, comparing measurements to time- and frequency-domain analytic results; Fourier and Laplace transforms; systems properties such as linearity, time invariance and stability; convolution, transfer functions and frequency response to determine system response.
Laboratory 3 hours, Total 3 hours
1 credits

General Course Purpose

Through software modeling and circuit analysis, this course illustrates and integrates the highly mathematical content introduced in Signals and Systems, EGR 261.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites EGR 251, MTH 279; Corequisite EGR 261

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EGR 270 - Fundamentals of Computer Engineering

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Covers the design and organization of digital systems, including number systems, Boolean algebra, logic gates, Karnaugh maps, combinational and sequential logic circuits, timing diagrams, and synchronous and asynchronous controllers. Introduces hardware description language (HDL) and assembly language programming.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course covers the design and organization of digital systems, including number systems, Boolean algebra, logic gates, Karnaugh maps, combinational and sequential logic circuits, timing diagrams, and synchronous and asynchronous controllers. It also introduces Engineering majors to hardware description language (HDL) and assembly language programming.

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