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Course Schedule for ENGINEERING - Spring 2015
Class
No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
Required
Dist Qtr
1054 ENGR-120-01 Intro to Engr Design 1.00 LEC Mertens,John D.
Blaise,J. Harry
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.
1055 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 either Mathematics 132 or 142, with concurrent registration Mathematics 234 strongly recommended.
  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.
1060 ENGR-212-20 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Palladino,Joseph L. T: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 231L and either Mathematics 132 or 142, with concurrent registration Mathematics 234 strongly recommended.
  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.
1363 ENGR-212-21 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Palladino,Joseph L. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 231L and either Mathematics 132 or 142, with concurrent registration Mathematics 234 strongly recommended.
  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.
1056 ENGR-226-01 Mechanics II 1.00 LEC Venkateswaran,Prabhakar TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM 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.
1057 ENGR-232-01 Engineering Materials 1.25 LEC Ribarov,Lubomir A. TR: 6:30PM-7:45PM 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.
1061 ENGR-232-20 Engineering Materials 1.25 LAB Mertens,John D. M: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 18
  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.
1356 ENGR-232-21 Engineering Materials 1.25 LAB Mertens,John D. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 18
  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.
2159 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 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.
1960 ENGR-308-01 Semicond Elctr II 1.25 LEC Cheng,Lin TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 221L and 307L.
  A survey of digital and analog semiconductor circuits, focusing on the application of metal-oxide semiconductor and bipolar junction transistors in electronic design. The laboratory provides design experience with digital and analog circuits. Lecture and laboratory.
1961 ENGR-308-20 Semicond Elctr II 1.25 LAB Cheng,Lin R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 221L and 307L.
  A survey of digital and analog semiconductor circuits, focusing on the application of metal-oxide semiconductor and bipolar junction transistors in electronic design. The laboratory provides design experience with digital and analog circuits. Lecture and laboratory.
1962 ENGR-316-01 Neural Engineering 1.00 SEM Blaise,J. Harry TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM 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.
1058 ENGR-342-01 Architectural Design 1.00 LEC Woodard,David E. 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.
1542 ENGR-372-01 Heat Transfer 1.00 LEC Venkateswaran,Prabhakar TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM 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.
1281 ENGR-399-01 Independent Study 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA 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.
1376 ENGR-466-01 Teaching Assistant 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA 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.
1059 ENGR-484-01 Capstone Design II 1.00 SEM Mertens,John D. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  This course is open to senior engineering majors only.
  NOTE: Open to senior Engineering majors.
  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.
1377 ENGR-490-01 Research Assistantship 1.00 IND TBA 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.