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Course Schedule for ENGINEERING - Fall 2018
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Course ID Title Credits Type Instructor(s) Days:Times Location Permission
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3764 ENGR-108-01 Science&Policies:Energy&Sust 1.00 LEC Cancelled NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 49
  NOTE: 37 seats reserved for first year students
  This course will study the fundamental science of energy and its usage, and the environmental, economic, and societal impacts of coal, petroleum, natural gas, waste combustion, biomass, hydrogen, nuclear fission, nuclear fusion, solar, hydroelectric, wind, and geothermal power. Students shall gain current knowledge necessary to make informed, analytical decisions about energy policy aimed at achieving long-term energy sustainability.
3229 ENGR-200-20 Meas., Instr., & Analysis 0.50 LAB Fixel, Deborah W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 141 or concurrent enrollment
  This half-credit engineering laboratory course will help engineering students acquire the fundamental laboratory, analysis, and fabrication skills that are essential to most engineering courses. Students will perform data acquisition, data analysis, and system design using modern engineering hardware and software tools, with an emphasis on measuring physical and material properties.
3271 ENGR-200-21 Meas., Instr., & Analysis 0.50 LAB Fixel, Deborah M: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 15
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 141 or concurrent enrollment
  This half-credit engineering laboratory course will help engineering students acquire the fundamental laboratory, analysis, and fabrication skills that are essential to most engineering courses. Students will perform data acquisition, data analysis, and system design using modern engineering hardware and software tools, with an emphasis on measuring physical and material properties.
1025 ENGR-221-01 Digital Circuits & Systems 1.25 LEC Cheng, Lin TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 24
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Mathematics 126 or 131, or permission of instructor.
  An introduction to the design of digital computers. Course content includes: binary information representation, Boolean algebra, combinational circuits, sequential machines, flip-flops, registers, counters, memories, programmable logic, and computer organization. The laboratory emphasizes the design of digital networks. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
1026 ENGR-221-20 Digital Circuits & Systems 1.25 LAB Cheng, Lin T: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 12
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Mathematics 126 or 131, or permission of instructor.
  An introduction to the design of digital computers. Course content includes: binary information representation, Boolean algebra, combinational circuits, sequential machines, flip-flops, registers, counters, memories, programmable logic, and computer organization. The laboratory emphasizes the design of digital networks. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
3244 ENGR-221-21 Digital Circuits & Systems 1.25 LAB Cheng, Lin R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 12
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Mathematics 126 or 131, or permission of instructor.
  An introduction to the design of digital computers. Course content includes: binary information representation, Boolean algebra, combinational circuits, sequential machines, flip-flops, registers, counters, memories, programmable logic, and computer organization. The laboratory emphasizes the design of digital networks. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
1027 ENGR-225-01 Mechanics I 1.00 LEC Byers, Clayton MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 131L or Physics 141L and Mathematics 132.
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  This introductory course in mechanics studies particle and rigid body statics. Topics include: force systems, rigid body equilibrium, analysis of structures, distributed forces, friction, and the method of virtual work. Dynamics of particles and non-constant acceleration is introduced. Engineering design is incorporated in computer oriented homework assignments.
3020 ENGR-301-01 Signal Proc & Applications 1.25 LEC Ning, Taikang W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  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.
3021 ENGR-301-20 Signal Proc & Applications 1.25 LAB Ning, Taikang F: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  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.
3227 ENGR-305-01 Intro to Microelectr. Circui 1.25 LEC Huang, Kevin TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L or permission of instructor.
  An introduction to the semiconductor physics that leads to the development of bipolar junction transistors (BJT) and field effect transistors (FET). This course also covers the development and application of device models for the analysis and design of integrated circuits using CMOS technology. Design and fabrication of fundamental digital and analog circuit devices will be introduced. Laboratory exercises will emphasize "hands-on" experience in understanding the physical behavior of semiconductor devices, and the analysis and design of microelectronic circuits.
3228 ENGR-305-20 Intro to Microelectr. Circui 1.25 LAB Huang, Kevin M: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 16
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L or permission of instructor.
  An introduction to the semiconductor physics that leads to the development of bipolar junction transistors (BJT) and field effect transistors (FET). This course also covers the development and application of device models for the analysis and design of integrated circuits using CMOS technology. Design and fabrication of fundamental digital and analog circuit devices will be introduced. Laboratory exercises will emphasize "hands-on" experience in understanding the physical behavior of semiconductor devices, and the analysis and design of microelectronic circuits.
2268 ENGR-311-01 Electrophysiology of the CNS 1.00 LEC Blaise, J. Harry TR: 8:00AM-9:15AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 18
  This introductory course in cellular neurophysiology presents a modern and important body of knowledge in a highly integrated fashion drawing from the contributions of anatomists, physiologists, and electrical engineers. The basic biochemical properties of the membrane and sensory transduction, neural transmission, and synaptic interaction are considered in sequential order. Then the collective action of neurons in the form of compound electrical responses, and the electroencephalogram are discussed as means of understanding the neural circuitry involved in various behavioral modalities such as sleep-walking oscillation, pain modulation, etc. Particular emphasis is placed on experimental design. Ongoing research studies illustrating the concepts and techniques presented in the course will be discussed. Open to all junior and senior life science and physical science majors.
3768 ENGR-312-01 Automatic Control Systems 1.00 LEC Huang, Kevin TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Mathematics 231 and Engineering 212L.
  Automatic control systems with sensors and feedback loops are ubiquitous in modern designs. The emergence of powerful microcontrollers in recent decades makes control system implementation much easier and encourages more innovation. This course provides a broad coverage of control system theory for engineering majors. Essential mathematical tools to study control systems are reviewed. Course topics include mathematical modeling, solutions to system design specifics, performance analysis, state variable and transition matrix, compensator design using root-locus, and PID controller design. Analysis is focused on linear control systems and broad applications. Linear system modeling is broadly applied to a variety of engineering systems. MATLAB and Simulink are used in assignments and team projects.
2858 ENGR-337-01 Thermodynamics 1.00 LEC Byers, Clayton MWF: 12:00PM-12:50PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 131L or Physics 141L.
  Theoretical and applied classical engineering thermodynamics. Concepts presented include the first and second laws, properties of ideal and real substances, gas mixtures, closed and open systems, work and heat, reversible and irreversible processes, various thermodynamic cycles, and chemical reactions. Students will also complete a design and optimization of a power cycle as an individual project.
1028 ENGR-341-01 Architectural Drawing 1.00 LEC Duncan, David W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  Techniques of drawing required in architectural practice, including floor plans, perspectives, and shading techniques.
3697 ENGR-353-01 Biomechanics 1.00 LEC Palladino, Joseph TR: 2:55PM-4:10PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 19
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 225.
  This biomedical engineering core course applies principles of engineering mechanics in the examination of human physiological systems, such as the musculoskeletal and cardiovascular systems. Topics are drawn from biosolid and biofluid mechanics, including non-Newtonian fluid rheology and viscoelastic constitutive equations; and biodynamics, such as blood flow, respiratory mechanics, gait analysis and sport biomechanics. Students are exposed to current applied biomechanics research in industry and medicine.
3698 ENGR-362-01 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LEC Palladino, Joseph TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM 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 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 and mechanical instrumentation design and fabrication. Advanced concepts such as the Navier-Stokes equations and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) are introduced.
3699 ENGR-362-20 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LAB Palladino, Joseph M: 1:15PM-3:55PM 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 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 and mechanical instrumentation design and fabrication. Advanced concepts such as the Navier-Stokes equations and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) are introduced.
2179 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.
2300 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.
2236 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.
2059 ENGR-483-01 Capstone Design I 1.00 SEM Mertens, John TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 35
  This course is open to senior engineering majors only.
  A research and design project, supervised by a member of the engineering faculty, that integrates knowledge from mathematics, science, and engineering courses taken for the major. Students must choose an area of study, survey the literature, determine feasibility, complete the design, and plan for implementation. Working either individually or as members of a team, students will submit full project documentation to the faculty supervisor and deliver a final oral presentation to the department. Normally elected in the fall semester. May not be taken concurrently with Engineering 484.
2213 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.