Engineering Fundamentals (ENGR)

ENGR 101. Engineering Analysis I - QR4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): MATH ACT of 27 or successful completion of ENGR 190 or equivalent.

Description: Introduction to vector methods and development and use of differentiation and integration to solve engineering problems, including those involving motion, related rates, optimization, moments and centers of mass.

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ENGR 102. Engineering Analysis II4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 101.

Description: Development and use of: integrating techniques, transcendental functions, vectors in three dimensions, polar coordinates, and power series to solve engineering problems, including work, hydrostatic force, statics, heating, cooling, and catenaries.

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ENGR 110. Engineering Methods, Tools, and Practice I2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Must be a Speed School of Engineering Student.

Description: ENGR 110 is designed to provide first-year engineering students with an introduction to critical thinking, essential methods, tools and skills for success in engineering. Activities and assignments will focus on developing skills and knowledge in: engineering professionalism (ethics, culture, and risk), basic programming, graphical communication, problem solving, design analysis, and teamwork (including diversity and inclusion).

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ENGR 111. Engineering Methods, Tools and Practice ll2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Spring Only

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 110.

Description: ENGR 111 requires students to apply and demonstrate the skills developed in ENGR 110 by successfully completing a team design project. Oral and written presentations are required.

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ENGR 149. Introduction to Engineering Graphics1 Unit

Description: Designed for transfer students who require a prerequisite course in Engineering Graphics upon entering J.B. Speed School of Engineering, but who do not take ENGR 110 and ENGR 111. ENGR 149 offers a comprehensive introduction to 3D visualization, freehand sketching, and construction of engineering drawings using manual drawing techniques. An introductory unit of construction of 3D part models using SolidWorks is also included.

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ENGR 150. Engineering Graphics Fundamentals2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): Must be a Speed School of Engineeering Student.

Description: An introduction to the concepts of engineering graphics including 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional drawings and related industry standards. Freehand sketching and computer generated 2D and parametric solid model (3D) drawing is included.

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ENGR 151. Engineering Graphics Technology1 Unit

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 110 or ENGR 149.

Description: This course builds on manual drawing skills learned in ENGR 110, and introduces students to the concepts of engineering graphics using two-dimensional and three-dimensional computer aided drawing programs, dimensioning of drawings and applicable industry standards are also included.

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ENGR 190. Introductory Calculus - QR4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall Only

Prerequisite(s): Math ACT of 24 or higher.

Description: Review of algebra, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and introduction of elementary calculus in preparation for Engineering Analysis I.

Note: This course may not be used for credit toward the JB Speed School of Engineering BS and MENG degrees.

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ENGR 201. Engineering Analysis III4 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 102.

Description: Development and use of: partial derivatives, Lagrange multipliers, Fourier series, vector-valued functions, and multiple integrals to solve engineering problems, including those involving thermodynamics, motion, fluid flow, curl, flux, and divergence.

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ENGR 205. Differential Equations for Engineering2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 201.

Description: First- and higher-order differential equations (DE), systems of DE, partial DE, difference equations, numerical methods, Laplace transforms, engineering applications involving mechanical vibrations, electrical circuits, impact forces, and mixing problems.

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ENGR 307. Numerical Methods for Engineering2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 201 and ENGR 205.

Description: Errors and error propagation, solving one and several equations, polynominal interpolation and divided differences, least squares approximation, numerical differentiation and integration, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, solving ordinary and systems of differential equations.

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ENGR 330. Linear Algebra for Engineering2 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 201.

Description: Elimination and LU-factorization, dimension, rank, and nullspace, linear transformations and similarity, orthogonally and least squares, eigentheory and diagonalizability, linear differential equations and systems of linear differential equations.

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ENGR 393. Independent Study in Engineering Fundamentals1-6 Units

Prerequisite(s): Consent of a faculty sponsor.

Description: Independent study in any engineeringing fundamentals related area under the guidance of a faculty member.

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ENGR 400. Special Topics in Engineering Fundamentals1-6 Units

Term Typically Offered: Occasionally Offered

Description: Investigation of topics in any engineering fundamentals related areas that are not covered in regular courses. Topics will be announced in the Schedule of Courses.

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ENGR 405. Practicum in Engineering Fundamentals Education1-3 Units

Term Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Prerequisite(s): ENGR 205 and Consent of Instructor.

Description: A guided learning experience in inquiry-based instructional techniques and best practices in STEM education that includes field experience as an undergraduate teaching assistant. Permission to enroll required. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours.

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ENGR 589. Research Methods for Engineering and Engineering Education3 Units

Description: This course will have students: learn how to engage in ethical conduct as researchers; acknowledge, reference, and document resources in organized ways; review and evaluate research in a critical and professional manner; synthesize existing literature to craft arguments; complete training for human subjects research (CITI Training); and write research questions that align with methods. It will also provide an overview of research methods: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods.

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