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Course Schedule for ENGINEERING - Spring 2017
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No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
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5211 ENGR-116-01 Intro Biomed Engr 1.00 LEC Blaise,J. Harry 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.
4096 ENGR-120-01 Intro to Engr Design 1.00 LEC Ning,Taikang 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.
4097 ENGR-212-01 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LEC Ning,Taikang TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  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.
4358 ENGR-212-20 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Kapralos,Michael P. 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.
4774 ENGR-212-21 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Kapralos,Michael P. 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.
4098 ENGR-226-01 Mechanics II 1.00 LEC Ribarov,Lubomir A. 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.
4945 ENGR-232-01 Engineering Materials 1.25 LEC Yoon,Emily M. 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.
4946 ENGR-232-20 Engineering Materials 1.25 LAB Kapralos,Michael P. M: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  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.
4947 ENGR-232-21 Engineering Materials 1.25 LAB Kapralos,Michael P. T: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  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.
4948 ENGR-303-01 Analog and Digital Comm 1.25 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.
4950 ENGR-303-20 Analog and Digital Comm 1.25 LAB Cheng,Lin T: 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.
4876 ENGR-308-01 Semicond Elctr II 1.25 LEC Fixel,Deborah A. MWF: 12:00PM-12:50PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  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.
4877 ENGR-308-20 Semicond Elctr II 1.25 LAB Fixel,Deborah A. R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  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.
4951 ENGR-316-01 Neural Engineering 1.00 SEM Blaise,J. Harry 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.
4100 ENGR-342-01 Architectural Design 1.00 LEC Duncan,David N. 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.
4788 ENGR-362-01 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LEC Palladino,Joseph L. 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.
4789 ENGR-362-20 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LAB Palladino,Joseph L. 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.
4437 ENGR-372-01 Heat Transfer 1.00 LEC Mertens,John D. 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.
4288 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.
4871 ENGR-401-01 Spec Topic: Eng Prod Dev 1.00 SEM Douglas,Joel
Curtis,Michael
W: 6:30PM-9:30PM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  This course is open to seniors and juniors only.
  Students in this new course will engineer a product to bring to market. This will include identification of market need, engineering design and analysis of the product, business planning for "rollout”, protection of intellectual property, financial planning, and other aspects of product development necessary for entrepreneurs. Simple mathematics, computer-aided design, writing, and presentation skills will be required. The course is open to non-engineers who wish to participate in the design process. The final outcome of the course will be the completed engineering design for a patentable product and completion of an associated business plan to bring the product forward. Open only to juniors and seniors.
4366 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.
4101 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.
4367 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.