2017-18 Catalog



ENGR 1100. Transitioning to University Studies in Engineering. 1 Credit Hour (Lecture: 1 Hour, Lab: 1 Hour).

Practical study designed to prepare the student for university life, aid in the development of skills for academic success, promote personal growth and responsibility, and encourage active involvement in the learning process from an individual college perspective. These skill sets are presented in the context of engineering and computer science disciplines.

ENGR 1211. Engineering Fundamentals I. 2 Credit Hours (Lecture: 2 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours).

Introduction to engineering fundamentals including problem solving, algorithm development, and design; computer applications including spreadsheet and programming; engineering as a profession, ethics, teamwork and communication. Corequisite: MATH 2412 or 1316. Lab fee: $20.

ENGR 1212. Engineering Fundamentals II. 2 Credit Hours (Lecture: 2 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours).

Development of skills in problem solving, design, analysis, estimation, communication and teamwork; introduction to accounting and conservation principles in engineering sciences emphasis on computer applications and programming. Prerequisites: ENGR 1211; MATH 2413 or concurrent registration, PHYS 2425 or concurrent registration. Lab fee: $20.

ENGR 2303. Engineering Economy. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Principles of economics equivalence; time value of money, analysis of single and multiple investments; comparison of alternatives; capital recovery and tax implications; certainty; uncertainty; risk analysis; public sector analysis; and break-even concepts. Prerequisites: MATH 2413 or concurrent registration.

ENGR 2321. Engineering Mechanics: Statics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Theory and analysis of bodies in equilibrium, including vector algebra, Newtonian mechanics, forces due to friction; forces acting on members of trusses and frame structures, and determinations of centroids and moments of inertia. Prerequisites: ENGR 1212; PHYS 2425 or concurrent registration; and MATH 2414 or concurrent registration.

ENGR 2322. Engineering Thermodynamics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Theory and application of energy methods in engineering; conservation principles to investigate traditional thermodynamics (e.g., temperature, thermodynamic equilibrium, and heat). Prerequisite: ENGR 1212; MATH 2414 or concurrent registration.

ENGR 2324. Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

Application of theory and principles of mechanics to dynamic particles and rigid body systems in rectilinear and curvilinear systems, including forces, acceleration, conservation of energy, and impulse and momentum. Prerequisites: ENGR 2321 and MATH 2414.

ENGR 2451. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems. 4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours).

This is a cross-listed course with GEOG 2451 Intro to GIS. Basic concepts of design, planning and implementation of geographic information systems. Students will learn how to create, manipulate, project, and interpret geographic information. Students are encouraged to take GEOG 1451: Pre-GIS before this course. Lab fee: $2.

ENGR 3255. Engineering Management. 2 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1 Hour, Lab: 3 Hours).

Application of project management, quality engineering, economic analysis, and systems engineering; use of project management and systems engineering software; topics include lean system design, six sigma quality, continuous improvement, earned value management, costing, scheduling and engineering ethics. Prerequisite: ENGR 3311; ENVE 2310 or CVEN 2310 or ELEN 2425 Lab fee: $2.

ENGR 3300. Fundamentals of Circuit Theory. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 2 Hours).

Fundamentals of AC and DC circuit analysis, AC power, electronics, and digital logic; hardware and software implementation and analysis of circuits; this course is for non-electrical engineering majors. Credit will not be awarded for both ENGR 3300 and ELEN 2425. Prerequisite: PHYS 2426 or concurrent registration; MATH 3306 or concurrent registration Lab fee: $2.

ENGR 3311. Engineering Mathematical Methods. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 3 Hours, Lab: 0 Hours).

This course presents mathematical techniques frequently encountered in advanced engineering analyses. The topics include the following areas: linear algebra, including matrix and eigenvalue applications; probability and statistics, including descriptive and inferential statistics, probability densities, statistical simulations and quality control. Prerequisites: MATH 2413 and ENGR 1212.

ENGR 4086. Special Problems. 1-4 Credit Hours (Lecture: 0 Hours, Lab: 1-4 Hours).

Directed study of selected topics in Engineering. May be repeated with approval of department head.

ENGR 4259. Engineering Innovation and Design. 2 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1 Hour, Lab: 3 Hours).

Methodology and practice of design-centered innovation and entrepreneurship (e.g., agile design, lean startup, minimum viable product, intellectual property, management of innovation, innovation strategies, sources of innovation and funding; customer-centric design). This is the first part of the senior capstone experience. Prerequisites: within one year of graduation; MATH 3306 and MATH 3433; PHYS 2426; CHEM 1412 Lab fee: $2.

ENGR 4360. Engineering Capstone. 3 Credit Hours (Lecture: 1 Hour, Lab: 6 Hours). [WI]

Culminating design experience in the last year of the curriculum used to integrate the student's education. Includes reference to business concepts, mathematics, science, engineering and humanities. Emphasizes team work, a holistic approach to problem solving, and incorporates appropriate engineering standards and multiple realistic constraints. Prerequisites: complete all lower level math, phys, chem, and engineering coursework with a C or better; ENGR 4259, MATH 3433, MATH 3306 Lab fee: $2.