ENGN 101 — Engineering Design. 3 hours.
An introduction to the engineering profession and engineering design process. Principles of professionalism, teamwork, technical graphics, and engineering drawings. Use of computer-aided analytical and graphical design tools, such as Lab View, Excel, and Pro-Engineer. Design projects in digital systems, materials science, and mechanics of materials.
ENGN 102 — Engineering Design II. 3 hours.
Continuation of ENGN 101. Advanced use of computer-aided analytical and graphical design tools. Design projects in fluid mechanics, vibrations, electric circuits, signal processing, and thermodynamics. Exploration of engineering careers and industries.
ENGN 171 — Logic and Computational Engineering. 3 hours.
Same as CSIS 171.
ENGN 250 — Engineering Economics. 3 hours.
Application by engineers of economic and financial principles to capital investment. Analysis by present worth, annual cash flow, rate of return, benefit-cost, and replacement considerations. Depreciation, taxes, inflation, probability and risk, and evaluation of optimum use of resources.
ENGN 261 — Statics and Mechanics of Materials. 3 hours.
Introduction to fundamental mechanics applications of vector calculus; analysis of force systems; equilibrium of two- and three-dimensional systems; trusses, frames, friction; introduction to virtual work; centroids and area moments of inertia; relationship between internal stresses and deformations produced by external forces acting on simple elastic structures; normal and shear stresses and deformations produced by tensile, compressive, torsional, and bending loading of members; states of stress and failure; deflection of beams; elastic strain energy and impact loading; analysis of composites; stability and buckling of columns. Prerequisite: PHYS 201.
ENGN 262 — Dynamics. 3 hours.
Introduction to engineering dynamics; kinematics and kinetics of three-dimensional motion of particles, systems of particles, and rigid bodies; translating and rotating reference frames, space mechanics; work-energy, impulse-momentum, and impact problems; introduction to vibrations; topics in matrix algebra, MATLAB applications, numerical methods, and dynamic system modeling and design. Prerequisite: ENGN 261.
ENGN 270 — Digital Systems. 3 hours.
Design of digital circuits with digital integrated circuit components and microcontrollers. Apply binary arithmetic and codes, and Boolean function simplification to logic gate circuits. Analyze and synthesize combinational circuits. Apply, program and synthesize microcontroller circuits to simplify sequential circuits and complex control logic. Laboratory experience. Corequisite: PHYS 202. Prerequisite: ENGN 170 or CSIS 251.
ENGN 300 — Electric Circuit Analysis. 3 hours.
This course emphasizes an analysis of general networks and an introduction to signals and systems. Included are studies of simultaneous linear differential equations, Laplace transformations, network theorems, functions, and two-port parameters. Three lecture periods per week. Prerequisite: PHYS 202; Corequisite: MATH 357.
ENGN 310 — Circuits and Signal Processing. 3 hours.
Model and solve circuits systems using Linear Time Invariant (LTI) models of networks and electronic systems including feedback in the time and frequency domains. Apply mathematical programming tools (e.g. Matlab) to analyze circuits and signals. Introduce discrete-time systems, signals and sampling issues. Use convolution, Fourier series and integrals, and Z-transforms to analyze and design analog and discrete filters. Prerequisite: ENGN 300, MATH 357, 361.
ENGN 311 — Communication Systems. 4 hours.
Use Fourier Transforms, power spectrum, and correlation to analyze communications signals. Introduce the different forms of Amplitude Modulation (AM), Frequency Modulation (FM) and Phase Modulation (PM). Introduce digital signal transmission and switching technologies and the use of error-identification and error-correcting codes. Present and use probability distribution functions to evaluate a noise source and a communication designed system to remove that noise. Laboratory. Prerequisite: ENGN 310.
ENGN 335 — Technical Communication and Experimental Design. 3 hours.
Study of the fundamental principles of technical communication in science and engineering, including preparation of technical reports and compositions, and preparation and delivery of oral presentations. Emphasis is placed upon proper design of the experimental technique as well as use of statistics to provide validity of the communication. Prerequisite: two laboratory science courses.
ENGN 340 — Digital Electronics. 3 hours.
Review of Boolean logic. Study device characteristics and logic implementations with diodes, transistors, and advanced gates. Develop microcontroller applications of advanced digital systems using software, computer interrupts and serial communications. Learn about advanced logic design with hardware description language (HDL), field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) and application-specific integrated circuits (ASICs). Prerequisite: ENGN 270, 300, MATH 357, 361.
ENGN 346 — Analog Electronics. 4 hours.
Study transistors characteristics and use of transistors as amplifiers. Perform feedback and advanced amplifier design and analysis. Design and analyze linear and non-linear analog circuit applications including filters, oscillators, phase-locked loops, and waveform generators. Laboratory.
ENGN 351 — Material Science. 4 hours.
Structure, properties, and processing of metallic, polymeric, ceramic, composite and semiconductor materials. Perfect and imperfect solids; phase equilibria; transformation, kinetics; mechanical behavior; material degradation. Prerequisites: PHYS 201, CHEM 103, ENGN 261.
ENGN 353 — Vibration Analysis. 4 hours.
Free and forced vibration of discrete and continuous systems. Lagrange's equation, Fourier series, Laplace transforms; matrix and computational methods. Application to practical engineering problems. Prerequisites: ENGN 262, MATH 357, 361.
ENGN 356 — Computer Aided Engineering. 3 hours.
Application to computer geometrics, animation, analysis, database, and optimization to engineering design. Review of computer programs and languages, linear and nonlinear programming, matrix methods, and numerical techniques. Prerequisite: ENGN 101, 102, 261, MATH 357, 361.
ENGN 371 — Automatic Controls. 4 hours.
Introduction to the operational techniques used in describing the behavior of dynamic systems, elements of modeling, equilibrium and linearization, Laplace transformation techniques, system response via the transfer function, block diagrams and computer simulation, matrix operations, system response via state variables, and stability. Lectures and weekly lab. Prerequisite: ENGN 262, 300, MATH 357, 361.
ENGN 380 — Thermodynamics. 4 hours.
Introduction to classical thermodynamics through the second law; system and control volume analyses of thermodynamic processes; irreversibility and availability; relations among thermodynamic properties; and discussion and microscopic aspects. Lectures and weekly lab. Prerequisites: PHYS 202, MATH 357, and CHEM 103.
ENGN 385 — Heat Transfer. 4 hours.
Fundamentals of heat transfer by conduction, convection, and radiation. Applications to heat exchanges, tubes, surfaces, phase changes, and mass transfer. Numerical methods for solving heat transfer problems. Design of equipment involving heat-transfer processes. Prerequisite: ENGN 262, MATH 357, 361.
ENGN 412 — Machine Synthesis. 3 hours.
Study of the kinematics and kinetics of machines and machine components. Introduction to design specification and procedures for machine components, including linkages, gears, cams, bearings, clutches, shafts, and brakes. Prerequisite: ENGN 262, MATH 357, 361.
ENGN 420 — Fluid Mechanics. 3 hours.
Fluid properties; fluid statics, continuity, momentum, and energy principles, laminar and turbulent flow, boundary layers, dimensional analysis and similarity, closed conduit flow, open channel flow, turbomachinery. Prerequisite: ENGN 262.
ENGN 481 — Senior Design Project I. 2 hours.
Part one of the capstone engineering experience. Student teams or individuals solve a real-world problem for a local company or organization. Students work under the supervision of a company or organization contact and meet regularly with instructor. Students keep a design journal and are responsible to meet the following deliverables: Project/System Requirements Review in class, Design Review 1 for faculty and a Project Proposal Report. This course also prepares students for the engineering profession or graduate school with several seminar topics and a review for the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam. Prerequisite: Admission to Senior Design Project.
ENGN 482 — Senior Design Project II. 2 hours.
Part two of the capstone engineering experience. Student teams or individuals solve a real-world problem for a local company or organization. Students work under the supervision of a company or organization contact and meet regularly with instructor. Students keep a design journal and are responsible to meet the following deliverables: Design Review 2 (Prototype Review) in class, Design Review 3 (Implementation Review) for faculty, and a Design Report, including design documentation. This course also prepares students for the engineering profession or graduate school with several seminar topics and a review for the state Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, which is taken in April. Prerequisite: ENGN 481.