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Course Schedule for ENGINEERING - Spring 2016
Class
No.
Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
Required
Dist Qtr
5077 ENGR-110-01 Engr Computation & Analysis 1.00 LEC Venkateswaran,Prabhakar TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM LIB - 02 Y 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.
4049 ENGR-120-01 Intro to Engr Design 1.00 LEC Mertens,John D. TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM LSC - 132 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.
4050 ENGR-212-01 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LEC Ning,Taikang TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM MECC - 260 NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 30
  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.
5065 ENGR-212-02 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LEC Fixel,Deborah A. TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM MECC - 232 NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 30
  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.
4055 ENGR-212-20 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Kapralos,Michael P. T: 1:30PM-4:10PM MECC - 342 NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 14
  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.
4331 ENGR-212-21 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Kapralos,Michael P. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM MECC - 342 NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 14
  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.
5066 ENGR-212-22 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Kapralos,Michael P. R: 1:30PM-4:10PM MECC - 342 NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 14
  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.
4051 ENGR-226-01 Mechanics II 1.00 LEC Venkateswaran,Prabhakar TR: 8:00AM-9:15AM
W: 6:30PM-8:00PM
CT - 105 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.
4052 ENGR-232-01 Engineering Materials 1.25 LEC Gutierrez-Miravete,Ernesto MW: 8:30AM-9:45AM MC - 305 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.
4056 ENGR-232-20 Engineering Materials 1.25 LAB Kapralos,Michael P. M: 1:15PM-3:55PM MECC - 19 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.
5078 ENGR-301-01 Signal Proc & Applications 1.25 LEC Ning,Taikang TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM MECC - 260 WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Mathematics 231 and Engineering 212L.
  This course presents digital signal processing (DSP) fundamentals and their practical applications through laboratory assignments. Topics include signal representations in continuous-time and discrete-time domains, discrete-time linear systems and their properties, the Fourier transform and fast Fourier transform (FFT) algorithm, the Z-transform, and digital filter design. This course includes laboratory experiments designed to reinforce DSP theory and to expose students to modern digital signal processing techniques, e.g., creating special audio effects, power spectrum estimation, encoding and decoding touch-tone signals, synthesizing musical instruments, frequency selective filtering, and image processing. Students gain a solid theoretical background in DSP and master hands-on applications using modern development tools.
5079 ENGR-301-20 Signal Proc & Applications 1.25 LAB Ning,Taikang F: 1:15PM-3:55PM MECC - 320 WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Mathematics 231 and Engineering 212L.
  This course presents digital signal processing (DSP) fundamentals and their practical applications through laboratory assignments. Topics include signal representations in continuous-time and discrete-time domains, discrete-time linear systems and their properties, the Fourier transform and fast Fourier transform (FFT) algorithm, the Z-transform, and digital filter design. This course includes laboratory experiments designed to reinforce DSP theory and to expose students to modern digital signal processing techniques, e.g., creating special audio effects, power spectrum estimation, encoding and decoding touch-tone signals, synthesizing musical instruments, frequency selective filtering, and image processing. Students gain a solid theoretical background in DSP and master hands-on applications using modern development tools.
5192 ENGR-308-01 Semicond Elctr II 1.25 LEC Fixel,Deborah A. MWF: 12:00PM-12:50PM MC - 307 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.
5193 ENGR-308-20 Semicond Elctr II 1.25 LAB Fixel,Deborah A. T: 1:30PM-4:10PM MECC - 320 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.
4053 ENGR-342-01 Architectural Design 1.00 LEC Woodard,David E. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM MC - 307 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.
5083 ENGR-362-01 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LEC Palladino,Joseph L. TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM MC - 307 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.
5084 ENGR-362-20 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LAB Palladino,Joseph L. R: 1:30PM-4:10PM MECC - 19 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.
4467 ENGR-372-01 Heat Transfer 1.00 LEC Venkateswaran,Prabhakar MWF: 12:00PM-12:50PM
R: 6:30PM-8:00PM
MECC - 220 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.
4256 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.
5562 ENGR-399-01 Ind Study-Robot Team 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Independent research supervised by a faculty member for students participating on the Robot Team. Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
5560 ENGR-399-01 Ind Study-Architectural Design 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 15
5186 ENGR-401-01 Spec Topic: Eng Prod Dev 1.00 SEM Douglas,Joel
Curtis,Michael
W: 6:30PM-9:30PM SH - N129  
  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.
4340 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.
4054 ENGR-484-01 Capstone Design II 1.00 SEM Mertens,John D. W: 1:15PM-3:55PM MECC - 232 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.
4341 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.