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W001. Introduction to Civil Engineering (2 s.h.) F

The course includes discussions of career paths available in civil engineering as presented by guest speakers with significant expertise in their specific fields of practice. The development of technical writing skills is stressed via the preparation of meeting minutes and abstracts from recent civil engineering publications and term projects. Oral presentation required.

0005. Surveying and Civil Engineering Graphics (3 s.h.) S

Calculating closure and area of a traverse; computing offset angles and chord distances to layout circular and spiral curves; determine elevations to layout vertical curves; computing volumes from terrain cross sections. Field problems using surveying instruments to layout a traverse and a circular curve.

0010. Computers and Special Topics (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Physics C081 or equivalent. The application of computers for computer-aided drawings, graphical presentations, communications, data-base operations and engineering computations, which require the writing of higher level language program segments to solve engineering application problems in statics and dynamics; with laboratory.

0147. Environmental and Safety Aspects of Construction (2 s.h.) F

Construction-related environmental issues, erosion control, wet land areas, habitat protection. Issues which relate to protective equipment, safety and potential hazards for construction workers, construction equipment operators, and others impacted by ongoing construction activities; with laboratory.

0211. Structural Analysis (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: ENGR 0131 and 0133. Elastic analysis of statically indeterminate structures using force and deformation methods. Introduction to numerical methods and computer techniques.

0221. Steel Design (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: CE 0211. Loadings on structures. Design criteria and procedures for steel members subjected to axial forces, bending and shear. Buckling of columns. Plastic design and load and resistance factor theories. Computer based design methods are included.

0231. Soil Mechanics and Laboratory (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: ENGR 0133. Soil as a multiphase material, strength and deformation properties, earth pressure, bearing capacity, stability of slopes, soils laboratory. Written reports and oral presentations required.

0241. Construction Materials Laboratory (2 s.h.) S

Basic laboratory and field tests conducted with aggregate, soil, concrete, steel, masonry, wood, and other construction materials.

0251. Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: ENGR 0153. Hydrology of flowing waters, groundwaters, and impounded waters. Statistical concepts in hydrology. Reservoirs and dams. Hydraulics of pipe networks, groundwater flow, sewer flow, and design criteria. Open channel flow. Flow measurements. Hydraulic structures. Pumps and turbines. Seepage. Hydraulic modeling.

0261. Concrete Design (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: CE 0211. Load and strength factor design methods for plain and reinforced concrete elements of structural systems. Serviceability checks at service loads. Manual and computer based design methods are included.

0340. Geotechnical Engineering (3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: CE 0231. Analysis and design of soil and soilstructure systems, geomembranes, reinforced earth, soil anchors, and soil retaining structures; settlement control.

0341. Water and Wastewater Systems Design (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: CE 0251. Unit operations in water treatment; design objectives and parameters of water treatment; coagulation and flocculation; filtration plant design; physical unit operations, biological unit processes; design of facilities for biological treatment of wastewater.

0342. Transportation Engineering (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. The principal modes of transportation including highway, rail, and air; analysis of elements of transport technology; transportation system development-planning, design, construction, and maintenance.

0343. Finite Element Analysis (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: CE 0211. The course objectives are to introduce the basic theory and concepts of the finite element method, develop a systematic procedure for the formulation and solution of structural problems using the finite element method, and gain experience in using general purpose finite element computer programs.

0344. Construction Engineering (3 s.h.) S

Estimating construction projects: analyzing costs for personnel and materials using estimating software; application of scheduling techniques; the use of computer software to determine the schedules critical path, resource demands, and cost summaries; time-lapse camera studies applied to optimization models for managing construction projects; formwork systems and design.

0345. Introduction to Environmental Engineering (3 s.h.) F

Sources, effects, and control of environmental pollution. Topics include air and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste, noise radiation, and risk assessment. Effects across media, and applications to current concerns such as global warming and ozone depletion are emphasized. Course material and problem solving are reinforced through application of appropriate computer models.

0346. Structural Modeling and Instrumentation (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: CE 0211, 0221, 0261, and 0241 or ENGR 0234. An integrated laboratory lecture course covering the application of physical models for the analysis and design of reinforced concrete, timber, prestressed concrete, masonry, and steel structures. Methods of fabrication, instrumentation, and testing techniques are developed through lectures and experimental projects.

W347. Industrial Safety and Health (2 s.h.) FS

Training in fire safety including flammable, combustible and explosive environments; electrical safety for voltages over and under 500 volts of alternating and direct current; materials handling including safety in moving and storing materials; production operations safety in operation of hand tools and major power production equipment such as hydraulic presses; construction safety including scaffolding, trenching. A project in designing a safety program to accompany a plant layout is required.

0390. Independent Study in Civil Engineering (2-5 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson. 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.

0391. Directed Study in Civil Engineering (1-4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson. An opportunity to study specialized topics not covered in currently available courses and providing significant progress towards the technical/professional objectives of the program. An instructor is assigned to define the scope and direct, supervise, and evaluate student progress.

0398. Independent Research in Civil Engineering (2-5 s.h.) FS

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

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0010. Elementary Surveying (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Math 0074 or equivalent knowledge of algebra, trigonometry, and graphics. Basic elements of surveying, measurements, and control of distance, angles and evaluations; computational techniques; error control; field work.

0014. Construction Graphics (3 s.h.) S

Interpretation of civil, architectural, structural, and electrical drawings; freehand sketching of construction details and sections; computer-aided construction drafting.

0020. Construction Methods and Materials (3 s.h.) F

Materials and construction processes of importance to the designer and constructor; construction equipment and methods of handling and placing these materials on the job.

0021. Construction Estimates and Costs (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: CCET 0014 and 0020. Construction specifications, estimating of material and labor, pricing, indirect costs, types of bids, and bidding procedures with computer applications.

0022. Construction Planning and Scheduling (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: CCET 0014 and 0020. Field office planning, quality control plan development, construction planning and scheduling; computer applications.

0025. Construction Contracts and Specifications (3 s.h.) S

Analysis of construction contract law cases, analysis of selected contracts, bidding and contract award procedures, interpretation of specifications. Preparation of written reports and oral presentations are required.

0034. Jobsite Quality Control (1 s.h.)

Field testing and quality control of concrete, mortar, and masonry. Included are preparation, storage, handling and selected testing of test specimens, normally prepared at the job site.

0035. Elementary Structures (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Math 0074 or equivalent high school algebra and trigonometry. Included are typical loads on structures and load diagrams or free-body diagrams for selected members; resolution and equilibrium of force systems; structural properties of sections and materials; the behavior of materials under load; shear and moment diagrams for beams.

0041. Waste Water Management (3 s.h.)

Hydraulics of open channel flow. Storm sewer quantities, routing, storage, and control. Sanitary sewer design.

0122. Construction Financial Management (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: CCET 0014 and 0020. Construction cost accounting systems, job costing approaches, project budgeting, financial reporting procedure. Computers applied as required.

0130. Soil Mechanics (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: ET 0025 and 0026. Physical composition of soils, weight-volume relationships, absorption, soil classifications, seepage and flow nets, settlement analysis, lateral earth pressure, and foundation design.

0131. Foundation Design (3 s.h.)

Prerequisites: CCET 0130. The application of soil mechanics to construction problems, including retaining walls, seepage, soil pressure distributions on foundations, and foundation design.

0135. Steel and Wood Structures (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: CCET 0035 or ET 0025 and 0026. Structural systems and framing plans are developed for simple wood and steel structures. Typical framing members are designed and analyzed for adequate strength and serviceability.

0136. Concrete and Masonry Design (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: CCET 0035 or ET 0025 and 0026. Structural systems and framing plans are developed for simple concrete and masonry structures. Typical sub-systems and framing members are designed and analyzed for adequate strength and serviceability. The design of plain and reinforced concrete footings is included.

0141. Structural Analysis (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: ET 0025 and 0026. The analysis of statically determinant structures under static and moving loads, techniques for determining the deflection of structural members, and analysis of indeterminate structures.

0145. Steel Design (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: CCET 0141. Principles for the design of component members, connections, and structural systems constructed of steel. Use of current specifications incorporated into the designs.

0146. Concrete Design (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: CCET 0141. Introduction to the analysis and design of reinforced concrete structural elements and structures.

0150. Applied Hydraulics (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: ET 0025 and 0122. The design of water conveying and containment systems; pumps, sewers, open channels, dams, reservoirs, and water-related structures.

0155. Highway and Traffic Engineering Technology (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. Transportation systems of the United States; design and technology of signalized traffic intersections, coordinated for the design of flexible and rigid pavements.

W361. Capstone in Construction (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: CCET 0021, 0022, and 0122; senior standing. Synthesis of estimating, scheduling, and cost control for selected construction projects. Project management computer application. Preparation of written reports and oral presentations is required.

W362. Capstone in Design (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: CCET 0145 or 0135 and CCET 0136 or 0146; senior standing. Senior team design projects involving the application of previous construction, soil mechanics, and structural analysis/design course information to formulate economical and code compliant building structural systems; including the establishment of design criteria and thereafter the design of typical foundation elements, superstructure members, and connections. The development of technical writing skills is also stressed via the preparation of a proposal, weekly progress reports, and final report for the project. Oral presentations required.

0390. Independent Study in Civil/Construction Engineering Technology (2-5 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson. Student may complete a regular course during a semester the course is not offered, to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements. An instructor is assigned to supervise the student.

0391. Directed Study in Civil/Construction Engineering Technology (1-4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson. An opportunity to study specialized topics not covered in currently available courses and providing significant progress towards the technical/professional objectives of the program. An instructor is assigned to define the scope, direct, supervise, and evaluate student progress.

0398. Independent Research in Civil/Construction Engineering Technology (2-5 s.h.) FS

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

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**09113/Electrical Engineering (EE)**

0001. Understanding Modern Technology (3 s.h.) F

The course objective is to present a non-mathematical description of modern technologies such as: World Wide Web, Internet, digital personal computers, modem, CD-ROM, facsimile machine, television, radio, telephone, telegraph. Lectures are augmented with live demonstrations, and videotaped experiments. Not only will the technology developments be addressed but also the pioneers/inventors will be discussed and their impacts on modern society. Laboratory included.

0005. Electrical Engineering Profession (3 s.h.) F

This course serves as an introduction to the electrical engineering profession and to electrical engineering applications. Topics covered include: engineering project formulation and design, history of the profession, computer literacy, team work, and communications and time management.

0006. Electrical Engineering Profession Laboratory (1 s.h.) F

Corequisite: EE 0005. This laboratory allows students to formulate, design and implement circuits and devices. Several real-world applications are performed and a design competition is featured.

0007. Electrical Applications (2 s.h.) S

An overview of the historical developments of the systems and people behind the major developments in electrical engineering, including the industrial revolution, consumer electronics, and defense systems.

0008. Electrical Applications Laboratory (1 s.h.) S

Introduction to the electronics laboratory; electro-statics, batteries, and cells, DC circuits, resistance, inductance, capacitance, power, single loop circuits, basic telegraph, telephone and radio circuits; introduction to computers and the Internet.

C020. Evolution of Modern Electronic Systems (3 s.h.) (SB) FS

Prerequisite: Any first level Core science course. Introduction to modern electronic systems such as telephone networks, television, radio, radar, and computers. Key discoveries such as the vacuum tube, transistor, and laser are covered. The fundamental operating principles are presented in a non-mathematical and historic context. The evolution of these technologies is presented in terms of the need for communication systems and their impact on society.

C035. Introduction to Microcomputing (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Any Science (Level A) course. Microprocessor and peripheral architecture will be discussed; hardware and software methods of interfacing various types of hardware devices to an IBM PC-type microcomputer system that uses an 80X86 microprocessor will be covered. The course will be an integrated lab/lecture and each student will have access to a PC in class. Topics covered include an overview of the architecture of a microprocessor, how a microprocessor executes a software instruction, the Basic Input-Output System (BIOS), serial and parallel data transmission, disk input-output, interrupts, elements of assembly language programming, and the use of various peripheral chips including the UART, timers, RAM, and ROM.

C050. Science Technology: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Any Science (Level A) course. The goal of this course is to provide the student with an historical as well as contemporary view of science and technology and their interrelationship. It is then hoped that with information about the past and present aspects of science and technology some reasonable conclusion can be drawn concerning their futures.

C054. Technology and You (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Any Science (Level A) course. The practitioners of science are scientists. However, we never refer to the practitioners of techology as technologists, rather, they are always referred to as engineers. Therefore, understanding the process of engineering is to understand the process of technological development. The engineer of today is either making an old technology better or developing a new technology. As will be illustrated in the readings, engineering is a human endeavor that has existed since the dawn of human kind. To understand engineering and its roots is to understand and appreciate one of humanity's greatest assets.

0063. Electrical Devices and Systems I (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: CIS C061. Corequisites: Physics C088 and Math 0127. For Civil and Mechanical Engineering majors only. DC circuits: node and mesh analysis, superposition and Thevenin's Theorem. AC circuits; phasers, power, electromechanical systems. Transient analysis. Practical applications of the principles discussed in the lecture are undertaken in the laboratory portion of this course.

0066. Electrical Devices and Systems II (4 s.h.) S

(Formerly ENGR 0166.) Prerequisites: EE 0063 and Math C086. Circuit analysis using frequency domain techniques, Laplace transforms. Operational amplifiers, elements of semiconductor devices, electronic circuits, logic circuits. Practical applications of the principles discussed in the lecture are undertaken in the laboratory portion of this course. For mechanical engineering students only.

0161. Electrical Engineering Science I (4 s.h.) FS

(Formerly ENGR 0163.) Prerequisite: CIS C061. Corequisites: Physics C088 and Math 0127. For Electrical Engineering majors only. Network circuit analysis, dependent voltage sources, source transformation, linearity. Thevenin's Theorem, theory of inductors, capacitors, and impedance, fundamental waveforms, time domain response, and Laplace Transforms. Circuit problems will be solved using the computer-aided circuit analysis program SPICE.

0165. Electrical Circuits (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: EE 0161. Sinusoidal analysis, power measurements, three-phase circuits, complex frequency and network functions, resonance, scaling, frequency response, two-port networks, Fourier series and transforms.

W166. Instrumentation and Measurements Laboratory (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: EE 0161. Corequisite: EE 0165. Electrical measurements and laboratory practice. Techniques for the collection and interpretation of data and the reporting of results.

0210. Signal: Continuous and Discrete (4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: EE 0165 and Math 0251. Continuous time signal models, convolution, superposition integral and impulse response. Fourier series of periodic and aperiodic signals. Parseval's theorem, energy spectral density, Fourier transform and filters. Discrete time signals, difference equations, Z transforms, discrete convolution, discrete Fourier transform and spectral windowing.

0220. Introduction to Electromagnetic Fields and Waves (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Physics C088 and Math 0251. Electromagnetic field theory including Coulomb's Law, Gauss' Law, and Faraday's Law. Use of Poisson's equations with boundary values. Magnetic flux and the use of Gauss and Ampere's Law. Development of Maxwell's equations and the transmission of plane waves in free space and uniform, homogenous, isotropic media.

0222. Electromagnetic Wave Propagation (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: EE 0220. Application of time-harmonic Maxwell's equations to EM wave propagation, transmission lines, waveguides, antenna, and numerical methods in EM.

0235. Microprocessor Systems (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: EE 0256 and 0257. Assembly language programming of the Intel 8086 16 bit microprocessor and its hardware system implementation. Dynamic RAM read/write and DMA access, hardware interrupts, I/O port addressing, and peripheral interface design. Microprocessor addressing modes, op codes, and arithmetic computation.

0242. Power Generation and Transformation (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: EE 0220. Fundamentals of electromechanical energy conversion, electromechanical devices and systems. Energy stat functions, force-energy relationships, basic transducers, and introduction to AC and DC machines.

0254. Electronic Devices and Circuits (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: EE 0165 and W166. Ideal and nonideal operational amplifier circuits, diodes in nonlinear circuit applications, junction field-effect transistors (JFETs), metaloxide semiconductor field effect transistors (MOSFETs) and bipolar junction transistors (BJTs), biasing techniques, gain and bandwidth, the design of amplifiers, and transistors as loads.

0256. Digital Circuit Design (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: EE 0165. Corequisite: EE 0257. An introduction to number systems, codes, truth tables, and Karnaugh Maps. Logical hardware devices such as gates, inverters, tristate logic, flip-flops, and latches. Digital circuits such as arithmetic units, comparators, code converters, ripple and ring counters, and shift registers. Design of combinational and sequential digital circuits.

0257. Electrical Engineering Laboratory I (1 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Experimentation on selected topics from the junior level required courses and topics.

0267. Electrical Engineering Laboratory II (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Experimentation on selected topics from the junior level required courses and topics.

0282. Classical Control Systems (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: EE 0210 and Math 0251. Topics include: mathematical modeling, transfer functions, systems transfer functions, root locus analysis and design, design analysis in the frequency domain.

0300. Analog and Digital Communications (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: EE 0210. Techniques of analog and digital signaling and detection. Amplitude modulation, angle modulation techniques of frequency, and phase modulation. Applications of bessel functions, hilbert transforms, and digital signaling formats such as pulse code modulation, modulation schemes of amplitude shift, phase shift, and frequency shift keying.

0310. Digital Signal Processing (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: EE 0300. Discrete Fourier Series and discrete Fourier transforms. Digital filter representation by matrixes and signal flow graphs, basic network structures, and design of Infinite Impulse (IIR) and Finite Impulse Response (FIR) filters. Computer-aided design of IIR and FIR filters, computation of Fast Fourier Transform and Chirp Z Transform, and effect of finite register length in digital signal processing.

0320. Telecommunications Engineering (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Math 0230, EE 0210, EE 0220. Digital data communications, protocols, and local area and wireless networks. Digital data transmissions, time-division and frequency-division multiplexing. Microwave radio, cellular, satellite, and optical fiber communication.

0335. Advanced Microprocessor Systems (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: EE 0335. An introduction to the hardware and software interaction of single and multiple task operating systems for instrument and process control. Assembly language programming of the Intel 8086/80286 microprocessor and 8087 NDP, high level language interfaces, interrupts, polling, DMA access, intertask communication, dynamic and static memory allocations.

0350. Modern Control Systems (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: EE 0282. Analysis and design of control systems using state variable techniques. State variable analysis, discrete and continuous. Linear vector spaces, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, controllability, and observability.

0355. Microelectronics (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: EE 0254 and 0255. Advanced study of electronic devices and their application to linear, non-linear, and digital circuits. Transistors, FET's, filters, oscillators, amplifiers, A/D, D/A, some integrated circuits, and VLSI's. Software design problems emphasized.

0357. Electrical Engineering Laboratory III (2 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Experimentation on selected topics from the senior level required courses and topics.

0375. VLSI Systems Design (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: EE 0355 or permission of instructor. An introduction to a hierarchical design methodology of VLSI. Study of basic logic elements and design methods in nMOS and CMOS. The physics of MOS devices and the fabrication process. Design rules and computation of circuit parameters from layout. System level design.

0383. Digital Control Systems (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: ENGR 0382 or EE 0282. Discrete data and digital control systems. Signal conversions and processing, the Z transform and state variable techniques applied to digital control systems. Time and frequency domain analysis techniques, stability of digital control systems, controllability, and observability. Principles of design of digital control systems, including computer control.

0390. Independent Study in Electrical Engineering (2-6 s.h.) FS

Students may complete a regular course during semesters the course is not offered to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements with department chairperson approval. An instructor supervises the student.

0398. Independent Study in Research (2-6 s.h.) FS

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

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**09105/Electrical Engineering Technology (EET)**

0005. Electrical Engineering Technology Profession (3 s.h.) F

This course serves as an introduction to the electrical engineering profession and to electrical engineering applications. Topics covered include: engineering project formulation and design, history of the profession, computer literacy, team work, and communications and time management.

0006. Electrical Engineering Profession Laboratory (1 s.h.) F

Corequisite: EE 0005. This laboratory allows students to formulate, design, and implement circuits and devices. Several real-world applications are performed and a design competition is featured.

0007. Electrical Applications (2 s.h.) S

An overview of the historical developments of the systems and people behind the major developments in electrical engineering, including the industrial revolution, consumer electronics, and defense systems.

0008. Electrical Applications Laboratory (1 s.h.) S

Introduction to the electronics laboratory; electro-statics, batteries and cells, DC circuits, resistance, inductance, capacitance, power, single loop circuits, basic telegraph, telephone and radio circuits; introduction to computers and the Internet.

0030. Elements of Electrical Technology I (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Math C074 and Math C075. Co-requisite: EET 0031. Electrical and physical characteristics of resistors, capacitors, inductors, Kirchoff's Laws, Thevenin's Theorems, DC circuits and analysis, AC circuits and analysis, resonance, transformers, simple motors and generators.

0031. Elements of Electrical Technology I Laboratory (2 s.h.) F

Co-requisite: EET 0030. This laboratory gives an introduction to electrical instrumentation and experimentation with various DC and AC components and circuits.

0040. Elements of Electronics (3 s.h.) S

Corequisite: EET 0041. Solid State semiconductor devices, diode and transistor theory, amplifier and oscillator circuitry. Introduction to integrated circuits.

0041. Elements of Electronics Laboratory (1 s.h.) S

Corequisite: EET 0040. Device characterization and use; electronic device testing and applications; modelling of circuits containing transistors, logic gates, amplifiers and oscillators.

0104. Introduction to Electrical Circuits (4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Math C075. Electrical and physical characteristics of resistance, inductance, and capacitance. DC and AC circuit analysis. Energy and power relationships of circuit parameters. Circuit resonance phenomenon. Transient response in simple circuits. Electrical measurements. (Not for Electrical Engineering Technology majors.) Laboratory included.

0207. Computer-Aided Electronics (3 s.h.) S

Applications software as an aid to design and development of electronic systems. Schematic capture and printed circuit board layout, analog circuit analysis and digital design software.

0211. Electrical Networks (3 s.h.) F

Ohm's and Kirchoff's Laws, nodal and loop analysis, and network theorems. RC, RL, and RLC circuits, sinusoidal and power analyses, AC and DC analysis, magnetically coupled circuits, transformers, and polyphase AC circuit analysis.

0271. Electronic Circuits (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: EET 0003. Corerequisite: Math 0117. Cascaded high gain amplifier systems. Differential amplifier circuits and applications. Integrated circuit systems design. Operational amplifier oscillators, integrating amplifiers, and filters. Cathode ray tube theory, oscilloscope circuits. Laboratory included.

0276. Digital Logic Circuits (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: EET 0003. Logic and arithmetic circuits, types of multivibrators, counters and registers. Discussion of ROM, PROM, EPROM, RAM, and microprocessor architecture. Laboratory included.

0277. Microcomputer Systems (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: EET 0276, 8086 microprocessor architecture and microcomputer implementation. Input/output techniques, interfacing standards, UARTS, PIAS. Laboratory included.

0281. Electronic Communication (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: EET 0211 and Math 0117. Techniques of information transfer via electrical signals. Amplitude frequency, phase and pulse/modulation and demodulation. Fourier series representation of periodic signals, power spectral density, and the bandwidth of communication signals. Correlation functions. Laboratory included.

0313. Electrical Code/Electronic Practice (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: EET 0211, 0271, and 0276. Application of electrical principles to the industrial environment, guided by the Electrical Code and Electronic Practice. Electric motors, lighting and light sources, fuses and circuit breakers, protective relays, grounding and ground-fault protection, design of feeders, programmable controllers, industrial telemetry, and data communications. Laboratory included.

W373. Sensors and Data Acquisition (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: EET 0271 and 0277. Senior project course in analog sensors, data acquisition, and an introduction to digital signal processing. Analog-to-digital conversion, sampling rate, digital derivation and integration, and smoothing and thresholding of analog sensors. Assembly language software for the process control and signal processing. Laboratory included.

W383. Data and Telecommunications (4 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: EET 0281. Senior project course in digital data and telecommunications systems. Baseband and bandpass binary signalling systems, and time and frequency division multiplexing. Assembly language software for error correction and compaction of data and time division multiplexing projects. Laboratory included.

0390. Independent Study in Electrical Engineering Technology (2-6 s.h.) FS

Under special circumstances, student may complete a regular course during semesters the course is not offered to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements with department chairperson approval. An instructor supervises the student with the approval of the department chairperson.

0398. Independent Research (2-6 s.h.) FS

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

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0011. Engineering Graphics (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Plane geometry and trigonometry. Manual lettering and sketching. Both manual and computer-aided geometrical construction, charts, orthographic and isometric drawings, dimensioning, auxiliary views, sectioning, geometric tolerancing, and elementary drafting problems.

0131. Engineering Statics (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Math C086 and Physics C087. Vector mechanics of force and moment systems in two and three dimensions, freebody diagrams and the static equilibrium of structures, centroids, moments of inertia, frictional systems, shearing force, and bending moment diagrams.

0132. Engineering Dynamics (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: ENGR 0131 and Math C086. A vector approach to the study of the rectilinear and curvilinear motion of particles and rigid bodies as described by rectangular, polar, and path coordinates and the study of the forces that produce such motion as described through the application of Newton's second law of motion, work-energy relationships, and impulse and momentum principles, including rigid body rotation and relative motion.

0133. Mechanics of Solids (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: ENGR 0131. Classical approach to axial stress and strain, torsion, bending, combined stress, biaxial stress, deflection of beams and frames, elastic strain energy, pressure vessels, column stability, and buckling.

0134. Statics/Dynamics (for E.E. majors only) (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Physics C087 and Math C086. Vector mechanics of force and moment systems in two and three dimensions, free body diagrams and the static equilibrium of structures, centroids, area and mass of the rectilinear and curvilinear motion of particles as described by rectangular, polar and path coordinates and the study of the forces that produce such motion using Newton's second law of motion, work-energy relationships, and impulse-momentum techniques. An overview of rigid body rotation is presented.

W141. Economic Analysis (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Junior standing. Applications of present and annual worth, rate of return, incremental, benefit cost and broken analysis, cash flow, economic life, depreciation, taxes, capital budgeting, and management overview. Project with written report.

0153. Mechanics of Fluids (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Physics C087 and ENGR 0132 and 0133. General physical properties of fluids. Fluid statics and pressure measurements. Kinematics of fluid motion. Conservation laws in control volume and differential forms with applications. Bernoulli's equation and irrotation flow. Viscous flow in pipes and flow measurements. Boundary layer concepts. Numerical methods. Design project.

0180-0181-0182. Co-Op Work Experience I, II, and III (2 s.h. each) FS

Prerequisite: 30 semester hours of course work or sophomore standing. Each is a prerequisite to the course that follows. Work experience in industry, governmental agencies, or educational institutions arranged through the co-op coordinator of the COE (15 weeks, 40 hours/week).

W233. Materials Science for Engineers (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Chemistry C071, Physics C088, and ENGR 0133. Atomic and molecular structures, bonding and interatomic forces, thermodynamics and kinetics of solid reactions, mechanical, electronic, and magnetic properties of solids. Design projects with written reports.

0234. Engineering Materials Laboratory (2 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: ENGR 0133 and 0233. A series of experiments relating to the properties of materials: plastics, metal, stress-strain, grain structure, failure analysis, hardness, creep, elevated temperatures. Design of experiments.

0271. Classical and Statistical

Thermodynamics (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: Math 0127 and Physics C087 and C088. The study of the concepts, theory, and application of energy and entropy from a classical and statistical viewpoint. Numerical methods.

0310. Computer-Aided Design (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: ENGR 0011 and 0133. Two- and three-dimensional graphics on the CAD system. Computer-aided analysis programs, including 3D finite element analysis with ANSYS general purpose program. Mechanism analysis. Solids modeling. Design projects. Numerical methods.

0360. Engineering Seminar (1 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: Senior standing. Preparation for entering the professional world of engineering. Includes job placement, professional registration, ethics, professional societies, case studies, and guest speakers.

W361-W362. Senior Design Project I and II (3 s.h. each) FS

Prerequisites: English W102, senior standing in the student's department, and completion of 90 s.h. Team oriented engineering system design problems of various types. Topics proposed and orally presented by students in the initial stage of the course sequence. At completion, the project is demonstrated during an oral presentation. Report suitable for national student engineering competition.

0382. Control Systems (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Math 0251, EE 0210 or ME 0221 and 0322. Automatic control system analysis and design. Topics include: transfer functions, block diagrams, mathematical analysis of physical systems, state variable analysis, time and frequency domain analysis, and design of control systems. Both analog and digital control systems examined. Design project required.

0390. Independent Study in Engineering (2-6 s.h.) FS

0398. Independent Research in Engineering (2-6 s.h.) FS

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**09106/Engineering Technology (ET)**

0013. Professional Seminar (1 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. Preparation for entering the working and professional worlds of engineering and the job market. Includes preparation of resumes, interviewing techniques, securing and holding a job, advancement, professional registration, ethics, and professional societies.

0025. Statics (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: 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.

0026. Strength of Materials (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: ET 0025. 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.

0027. Dynamics (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: Physics C081, Math C075, and ET 0025. A nonvector 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.

0122. Applied Fluid Mechanics (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: ET 0025. Fluid properties, fluid statics, fluid flow concepts, dynamic similitude, fluid resistance, ideal flow, compressible flow, pneumatic and hydraulic applications.

0390. Independent Study in Engineering Technology (2-5 s.h.) FS

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.) FS

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

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**09109/Environmental Engineering Technology (ENVT)**

C010. Introduction to the Environment (3 s.h.) (SB) FS

Evaluation of environmental conditions. Common pollution problems of air, water, radiological contamination, and solid wastes.

0017. Sanitary Chemistry and Microbiology (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Chemistry C071 and C073. Wet chemical analysis of environmental importance, sampling, data handling, standard tests, microbiology.

0024. Environmental Instrumentation (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: ENVT 0017. Optical, electrochemical, and instrumental methods of analysis, environmental applications.

0033. Environmental Field Operations (4 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: ENVT 0024; junior or senior standing. Field aspects of environmental engineering, air and water sampling, stack sampling, bioassay, and environmental aspects of planning.

0110. Air Pollution Control Systems (3 s.h.)

Prerequisites: ET 0122 and Physics C082; junior or senior standing. Principles of design and operation of the major categories of air pollution control equipment.

W112. Industrial Hygiene and Safety (3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. Principles of identification, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, and biological factors in the workplace that affect workers' health and well being. Role of NIOSH and OSHA.

0113. Solid Waste (3 s.h.)

Prerequisites: ENVT 0017; junior or senior standing. Collection and disposal: incineration, landfill, composting, recycling, special wastes, permitting.

0114. Sewer Design (3 s.h.)

Prerequisites: ET 0122; junior or senior standing. The determination of capacity, system layout, grades, pipe sizing, sewer appurtenances, and soil and traffic loadings.

0116. Environmental Regulations (3 s.h.)

Prerequisite: junior or senior standing. Environmental regulations at the federal, state, and local levels. Emphasis on procedures for compliance with surveillance and permit requirements.

0118. Water and Wastewater (3 s.h.)

Prerequisites: ET 0122 and ENVT W031; junior or senior standing. Water treatment theory and design including sedimentation, coagulation, softening, iron removal, and chlorination, wastewater treatment theory and design, including grit chambers, activated sludge, trickling filter, anaerobic digester.

0119. Radiation Protection (3 s.h.)

Prerequisites: Math C076, Physics C082, and ET 0122; junior or senior standing. Principles of radiation damage to humans and other life forms, regulatory aspects, safety procedures, and shielding design.

0120. Environmental Transport (3 s.h.)

Prerequisites: Math C076, Physics C082, and ET 0122. Theory and modeling of transport and diffusion within and across media, with particular emphasis on air. Applicable principles of boundary layer meteorology, plume rise, air pollution, climatology, data selection, and modeling for design. Survey of available models. Class demonstration and participation with microcomputer applications.

W131. Pollution Control Processes (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: ENVT 0017. Preparation of written and oral design reports on selected problem topics including air, water, noise, and soil pollution.

0390. Independent Study in Environmental Engineering Technology (2-5 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson. Student may complete a regular course during a semester the course is not offered to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements. An instructor is assigned to supervise the student.

0391. Directed Study in Environmental Engineering Technology (1-4 s.h.) FS

Prerequisite: Permission of department chairperson. An opportunity to study specialized topics not covered in currently available courses and providing significant progress towards the technical/professional objectives of the program. An instructor is assigned to define the scope and direct, supervise, and evaluate student progress.

0398. Independent Research in Environmental Engineering Technology (2-5 s.h.) FS

A project conducted under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.

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**09114/Mechanical Engineering (ME)**

0002. Introduction to Mechanical Engineering and Technology (3 s.h.) FS

Description of the field of mechanical engineering, demonstrations, films, field trips, and lectures. Introduction to problem solving with a project, creativity, feasibility, analysis, synthesis, design, and constraints. Oral presentations and written reports. Numerical methods. Computer project.

0003. Measurement Laboratory (1 s.h.)

A first laboratory in mechanical engineering which concentrates on measurements and instrumentation.

0004. Dynamics and Solids Laboratory (1 s.h.) S

Laboratory experiences relating to stress and strain on solids including measurement instruments using computers; computer analysis and simulation of dynamics; written reports.

0005. Materials Laboratory (1 s.h.) F

0006. Fluids Laboratory (1 s.h.) S

0007. Heat Transfer and Controls Laboratory (1 s.h.) F

0008. Energy Conversion Laboratory (1 s.h.) S

0154. Thermo-Fluids Laboratory (2 s.h.) S

Corequisites: ENGR 0153 and 0271. A series of experiments in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics: fluid statics, gaseous and liquid fluid flow, power cycles, refrigeration cycles, and fluid properties.

0180. Automotive Design I (1 s.h.) FS

Design of automotive chassis, suspension and drive train for participation in Society of Automotive Engineers competitions.

0181. Automotive Design II (1 s.h.) FS

Continuation of ME 0180.

0182. Automotive Design III (1 s.h.) FS

Continuation of ME 0181.

0221. Dynamic Systems (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: ENGR 0132 and Math 0251. A study of the dynamic response of physical systems, concentrating on mechanical systems in translation, rotation, and combined motion. Mathematical models are developed using interacting elements, inter-connecting laws, and physical laws. Both the state variable and input-output analysis are considered. Solutions for the model response include using the following techniques: Analytical, Laplace Transform, Transfer function, Matrix methods, and Numerical Analysis. Design project.

0231. Machine Theory and Design (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: ENGR 0011, 0132, and 0133. Kinematics of mechanisms. Design guidelines and mathematical models for: weldments and castings, clutches and brakes, chain drives, cams and gears, bearings, etc. Term design project and presentation. Computer Numerical methods.

0322. Vibration Mechanics (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Math 0251 and ENGR 0132. The study of single degree, two degrees and multidegree of freedom systems, harmonic and non-harmonic excitation, damped and undamped response, free, forced, transient, and random vibrations, resonance beating, force transmission, isolation, base, and self excitation. Term design project. Computer Numerical methods.

0325. Intelligent Processing of Materials (3 s.h.)

Prerequisites: ENGR 0153, 0271, W233, Math 0251. Corerequisite: ME 0372. Introduction to materials and processes, product design and optimization, modeling and simulation of processing; computer-based sensing and data acquisition; intelligent process control; concurrent engineering. Design project.

0333. Metallurgy (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: ENGR 0133 and W233. Physical and mechanical metallurgy, phase transformations, phase diagrams. Emphasis on heat treating, forming, welding, and other fabrication processes. Term design project.

0371. Advanced Thermodynamics and Combustion (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: ENGR 0271. Review of basic concepts, first and second laws, entropy (statistical and classical), power and refrigeration cycles, thermodynamic relationships, mixtures, chemical reactions and equilibrium, introduction to combustion process. Term design project.

0372. Heat and Mass Transfer (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: Math 0251 and ENGR 0153 and 0271. Principles and applications of heat transfer by conduction, convection, and radiation processes. Combined modes of heat transfer. Graphic and numerical solutions. Steady and unsteady as well as multi-dimensional conduction heat transfer. Forced and free convection. Heat exchanger theory. Introduction to radiation. Term design project. Computer Numerical methods.

0375. Data Acquisition and Analysis for Engineers (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: ENGR 0234 and 0166, ME 0154, and permission of instructor. The use of microcomputers for automated data acquisition, process control, and data analysis. The principles and applications of sensors, transducers, recording instruments, signal conditioning, and control instrumentation, sampling theory, and aliasing. Data analysis using Fourier transform and least squares method. Computer software development for interfacing and graphics. Hands-on lab and design project required.

0381. Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines (1 s.h.) S

Corerequisite: ME 0371 or permission of instructor. Types of engines, design considerations, combustion, friction, emission.

0385. Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: ENGR 0153 and 0271. Human comfort criteria, heating and cooling loads, HVAC system types, room air distribution, terminal unit selection, fans and ducts, pumps and piping, computer-aided design; term design project.

0390. Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering (1-6 s.h.) FS

0398. Independent Research in Mechanical Engineering (1-6 s.h.) FS

0405. Deformation and Fracture of Engineering Materials (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisite: ENGR W233. Elastic and plastic deformation of materials, introduction to dislocation theory, metals, plastics, composites. Topics include fatigue, failure analysis, and high temperature deformation.

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**09107/Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)**

0001. Industrial Measurements and Applications I (2 s.h.) F

An introduction to hands-on experience with test equipment and some machine tools as applied to material properties, metrology, quality control, and manufacturing engineering concepts. Knowledge of manufacturing processes helpful.

0002. Manufacturing Technology with Quality Control Applications (2 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: MET 0001. A series of experiments in metalworking processes, joining of metals, quality control methods/applications, and an introduction to CNC machining.

0040. Kinematics (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: Physics C081 and ENGR 0011. Relative motion of machine parts, equations of plane motion, velocities in machines, instant centers and resolution, velocity and acceleration graphs, cams gearing, miscellaneous mechanisms.

0044. Computer-Aided Graphics/Manufacturing (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: MET 0001 and 0002 and ENGR 0011. Solids modeling, geometric tolerancing, welds, treads, dimensions, numerical control simulation, and post processing.

0050. Introduction to Industrial Engineering (3 s.h.) FS

Survey of industrial engineering. Manufacturing engineering, work methods and measurements, materials handling, inspection and quality control, plant layout and location, production control, job evaluation and compensation methods.

0101. Materials Laboratory (2 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: ET 0026 and MET 0001 and 0002. Culminating laboratory experiments in the areas of materials analysis, stress, strain, hardness, and failure analysis.

0102. Fluids and Power Laboratory (2 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: ET 0122 and MET 0132. A series of experiments: pressure and temperature instrumentation, hydraulics pressure drop, flowmeters, internal combustion engines, refrigeration, and pneumatics.

W123. Mechanical Properties of Materials (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: Chemistry C071, Physics C082, and ET 0026. The structure, properties and processing of engineering material including metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites with an emphasis on mechanical properties, and applications. Term paper.

0132. Thermodynamics (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: Physics C081 and Math C076. Properties of a substance, work and heat interaction, first law of thermodynamics, carnot cycle, entropy, ideal gases, irreversibility, and efficiency.

0135. Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: MET 0132 and ET 0122. Establishment of design requirements for environmental comfort conditioning. Heating, heat pumps, humidity control, cooling, ventilation, integrated systems, controls and instrumentation, computer-aided design. Design project.

0142. Machine Elements (3 s.h.) FS

Prerequisites: ET 0025, 0026, and 0027 and MET 0040 and 0044. Survey of the design and application fundamentals underlying the sound selection and use of common machine elements such as shafts, bearings, clutches, brakes, gears, chain and belt drives, etc. Term design project.

0144. Tool and Die Design (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: ENGR 0011, MET 0001, 0002, and 0044, and ET 0026. Fundamentals of the design of work-holders and of tooling for: inspection and gauging, welding and joining processes, and punch presses. Application of fundamentals to typical tool design problems in weekly practicum.

0152. Manufacturing Control Systems (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisite: MET 0154 or permission of the instructor. A survey course covering pneumatic and hydraulic controls, programmable controllers, digital circuits, electro-mechanical servos and industrial instrumentation, and transducers. Laboratory.

0154. Numerical Control (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: MET 0002 and junior standing or permission of the instructor. Basic components of NC systems, coordinate systems, motion control, programming languages, CNC and DNC, laboratory and demonstrations. Laboratory and field trip.

0156. Industrial Robotics (3 s.h.) F

Prerequisites: MET 0152 and 0154 or permission of the instructor. Robot physical configurations, motions, and features. Programming languages, grippers, sensors and work cells. Applications and case studies. Microcomputer programming and simulation. Laboratory and demonstrations. Laboratory and field trip.

0158. Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems (3 s.h.) S

Prerequisites: MET 0152, 0154, and 0156. CAD/CAM in practice, flexible systems, operation, and performance. Communication and integration of robots and computerized machines. Laboratory and demonstrations.

0390. Independent Study in MET (1-6 s.h.) FS

Student permitted to study a regular course on his or her own during semesters the course is not offered, enabling the student to meet prerequisite or graduation requirements. An instructor is assigned to meet with the student.

0398. Independent Research (2-5 s.h.) FS

Student will be assigned a research project with the approval of the department chairperson and conducted under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.

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