09106/Engineering Technology (ET)


0125. Statics (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: Physics C081 and Math C075.

Study of forces and moments in two and three dimensions, equilibrium condition, free body diagrams, the analysis of trusses, frames and machines, geometric properties of cross sections, friction, shear, and bending moment diagrams.

0126. Strength of Materials (3 s.h.) F S.

Prerequisite: ET 0125.

Investigation of the elastic behavior of materials through the study of normal stress, strain, shear, and deformation under centric loading, flexural stress, shear, and deformation under transverse and eccentric loading, torsional stress, combined stress, stress concentration, and the stability of columns.

0222. Applied Fluid Mechanics (3 s.h.) F S SS.

Prerequisite: ET 0025.

Fluid properties, fluid statics, fluid flow concepts, dynamic similitude, fluid resistance, ideal flow, compressible flow, pneumatic and hydraulic applications.

0227. Dynamics (3 s.h.) F S.

Prerequisite: Physics C081, Math C075, and ET 0125.

A non vector approach to the kinematics and kinetics of a particle employing the methods of force-mass acceleration, work-energy, and impulse momentum. Kinematics of rigid bodies in general plane motion using methods of force-mass acceleration and work-energy.

0313. Professional Seminar (1 s.h.) F S.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Preparation for entering the working and professional worlds of engineering and the job market. Includes preparation of résumés, interviewing techniques, securing and holding a job, advancement, professional registration, ethics, and professional societies.

0390. Independent Study in Engineering Technology (2 - 5 s.h.) F S SS.

Student may complete a regular course during semesters the course is not offered to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements. An instructor is assigned to supervise the student.

0398. Independent Research (2 - 5 s.h.) F S.

Project assigned with the approval of the department chairperson and conducted under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.