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Course Schedule for ENGINEERING - Spring 2018
Class
No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
Required
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5186 ENGR-110-01 Engr Computation & Analysis 1.00 LEC Fixel, Deborah MWF: 11:00AM-11:50AM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  This course introduces computational engineering analysis using programming languages MATLAB, C/C++, and FORTRAN. Programming techniques for numerical analysis and simulation will be emphasized through utilization of loops, arrays, logic controls, functions, and procedures. Programming projects will include solving linear equations, designing games, image processing, estimation and prediction.
4927 ENGR-116-01 Intro Biomed Engr 1.00 LEC Blaise, J. TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  Biomedical engineering is a diverse, interdisciplinary field of engineering that integrates the physical and life sciences. Its core includes biomechanics, biomaterials, bioinstrumentation, physiological systems, medical imaging, rehabilitation engineering, biosensors, biotechnology, and tissue engineering. This course will highlight the major fields of activity in which biomedical engineers are engaged. A historical perspective of the field and discussion of the moral and ethical issues associated with modern medical technology is included.
4095 ENGR-120-01 Intro to Engr Design 1.00 LEC Huang, Kevin TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 24
  Only first-year students are eligible to enroll in this class.
  NOTE: Open to First Year Students only.
  An introduction to the practice of engineering design. Students will complete a project that exposes them to the conceptualization, analysis, synthesis, testing, and documentation of an engineering system. Students will consider such design issues as modularity, testability, reliability, and economy, and they will learn to use computer-aided design tools. They will use laboratory instruments and develop hands-on skills that will support further project work.
4096 ENGR-212-01 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LEC Ning, Taikang TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 32
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 231L, and C- or better or concurrent registration in Mathematics 234.
  The study of electric circuits in response to steady state, transient, sinusoidally varying, and aperiodic input signals. Basic network theorems, solutions of linear differential equations, LaPlace transform, frequency response, Fourier series, and Fourier transforms are covered. Both analysis and design approaches are discussed. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
4342 ENGR-212-20 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Fixel, Deborah W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 231L, and C- or better or concurrent registration in Mathematics 234.
  The study of electric circuits in response to steady state, transient, sinusoidally varying, and aperiodic input signals. Basic network theorems, solutions of linear differential equations, LaPlace transform, frequency response, Fourier series, and Fourier transforms are covered. Both analysis and design approaches are discussed. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
4614 ENGR-212-21 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Fixel, Deborah R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 231L, and C- or better or concurrent registration in Mathematics 234.
  The study of electric circuits in response to steady state, transient, sinusoidally varying, and aperiodic input signals. Basic network theorems, solutions of linear differential equations, LaPlace transform, frequency response, Fourier series, and Fourier transforms are covered. Both analysis and design approaches are discussed. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
4097 ENGR-226-01 Mechanics II 1.00 LEC Ribarov, Lubomir TR: 6:30PM-7:45PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 225.
  This course studies particle and rigid body dynamics. Topics include: kinematics and kinetics of both particles and rigid bodies, equations of motion in rectangular, normal/tangential and polar coordinate systems, rigid body translation, rotation and general plane motion, work and energy, momentum conservation, mass moment of inertia, and free, forced, and damped vibrations. Engineering design is incorporated in projects and homework assignments.
4697 ENGR-232-01 Engineering Materials 1.00 LEC Staff, Trinity MW: 8:30AM-9:45AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 32
  C- or better in Chemistry 111 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
  A study of the nature, properties, and applications of materials in engineering design. An introduction to the field of material science with topics including metals, ceramics, polymers, and semiconductors combined with the unifying principle that engineering properties are a consequence of the atomic/molecular structure of materials. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
4700 ENGR-303-01 Analog and Digital Comm 1.00 LEC Cheng, Lin TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L and Mathematics 234 or permission of instructor.
  This course introduces basic topics in modern communication theory, including characterization of signals in the time and frequency domains, modulation theory, information coding, and digital data transmission. Topics focus on modulation techniques, including amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and pulse code modulation. Basic probability theory and statistics are presented to provide the tools necessary for design applications, for instance when binary data is transmitted over noisy channels. Computer programming in a high-level language (e.g., MATLAB) is used to solve assignment problems.
4701 ENGR-303-20 Analog and Digital Comm 1.00 LAB Cheng, Lin R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L and Mathematics 234 or permission of instructor.
  This course introduces basic topics in modern communication theory, including characterization of signals in the time and frequency domains, modulation theory, information coding, and digital data transmission. Topics focus on modulation techniques, including amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and pulse code modulation. Basic probability theory and statistics are presented to provide the tools necessary for design applications, for instance when binary data is transmitted over noisy channels. Computer programming in a high-level language (e.g., MATLAB) is used to solve assignment problems.
4702 ENGR-316-01 Neural Engineering 1.00 SEM Blaise, J. TR: 8:00AM-9:15AM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  Open to all junior and senior life science and physical science majors.
  This introductory course uses an integrative and cross-disciplinary approach to survey basic principles and modern theories and methods in several important areas of neural engineering. Course topics include: neural prosthetics, neural stimulation, neurophysiology, neural signal detection, and analysis and computational neural networks. The practicalities of the emerging technology of brain-computer interface as well as other research topics in neural engineering will be discussed. Students will also have the opportunity to perform hands-on computer simulation and modeling of neural circuits and systems.
4930 ENGR-323-01 Microprocessor Systems 1.25 LEC Ning, Taikang TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 221L or permission of instructor.
  A hands-on study of design and implementation of microprocessor based systems. Students learn the steps of translating application specifics to design criteria, choosing essential hardware components, creating system schematics, wiring complete microprocessor systems, and developing application software. This course introduces major topics in computer system architecture, anatomy of CPU function, system bus structure, memory mapping, interrupt and latency, real-time control and multi-tasking. Assembly and C/C++ language programming is introduced and extensively used in laboratory assignments. Lectures and laboratory experiments are tightly coordinated to help students become familiar with various application aspects and design challenges concerning the embedded system.
4931 ENGR-323-02 Microprocessor Systems 1.25 LAB Ning, Taikang W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 221L or permission of instructor.
  A hands-on study of design and implementation of microprocessor based systems. Students learn the steps of translating application specifics to design criteria, choosing essential hardware components, creating system schematics, wiring complete microprocessor systems, and developing application software. This course introduces major topics in computer system architecture, anatomy of CPU function, system bus structure, memory mapping, interrupt and latency, real-time control and multi-tasking. Assembly and C/C++ language programming is introduced and extensively used in laboratory assignments. Lectures and laboratory experiments are tightly coordinated to help students become familiar with various application aspects and design challenges concerning the embedded system.
4098 ENGR-342-01 Architectural Design 1.00 LEC Duncan, David W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 341.
  A study of architectural design concepts including space relationship, site planning, and use of materials. The students will prepare a three- dimensional model based on their own design. The course includes field trips.
4623 ENGR-362-01 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LEC Palladino, Joseph TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 225 and Mathematics 234 or permission of instructor.
  A study of fundamental concepts in fluid mechanics, including fluid physical properties, hydrostatics, fluid dynamics, conservation of mass and momentum, dimensional analysis, pipe flow, open channel flow, and aerodynamics. Lab experiments illustrate basic fluid dynamic concepts and introduce the student to pressure and flow instrumentation and empirical methods. Lab projects include subsonic wind-tunnel testing of aerodynamic models, mechanical instrumentation design and fabrication, and computer-aided piping design. Advanced concepts such as differential analysis (e.g., the Navier-Stokes equations) and solution of the resulting partial differential equations by numerical methods will be introduced. Lecture and laboratory.
4624 ENGR-362-20 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LAB Palladino, Joseph R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 225 and Mathematics 234 or permission of instructor.
  A study of fundamental concepts in fluid mechanics, including fluid physical properties, hydrostatics, fluid dynamics, conservation of mass and momentum, dimensional analysis, pipe flow, open channel flow, and aerodynamics. Lab experiments illustrate basic fluid dynamic concepts and introduce the student to pressure and flow instrumentation and empirical methods. Lab projects include subsonic wind-tunnel testing of aerodynamic models, mechanical instrumentation design and fabrication, and computer-aided piping design. Advanced concepts such as differential analysis (e.g., the Navier-Stokes equations) and solution of the resulting partial differential equations by numerical methods will be introduced. Lecture and laboratory.
4413 ENGR-372-01 Heat Transfer 1.00 LEC Mertens, John TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L or permission of instructor.
  An introduction to the physical phenomena associated with heat transfer. Analytical and empirical techniques to study heat transfer by conduction, forced and free convection, and radiation are presented. Heat equations developed for applied conduction are solved numerically via digital computer. Students will apply design and analysis of heat transfer systems that combine conduction, convection, and radiation.
4276 ENGR-399-01 Independent Study 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Independent research supervised by a faculty member in an area of the student’s special interests. Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
4350 ENGR-466-01 Teaching Assistant 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
4099 ENGR-484-01 Capstone Design II 1.00 SEM Mertens, John
Fixel, Deborah
W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  This course is open to senior engineering majors only.
  NOTE:
  A forum for discussing the current literature especially as it relates to issues in engineering design. Each student is required to carry out a design project and to report regularly to the seminar.
4351 ENGR-490-01 Research Assistantship 1.00 IND TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.