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221 Surveying (3) 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab. Care and use of tapes, level, transit, electronic distance measuring equipment and data collector; differential leveling, traversing, closure and area computations, reduction and plotting of field notes of topographic surveys. Prerequisites: ENGR 107 and MATH 230.
225 Thermodynamics (3) 3 hours lecture. Introduction and application to the laws of thermodynamics; analysis of closed and open systems; introduction to heat transfer, Carnot principle, engine power plants and refrigeration applications. Prerequisites: PHYS 205 and MATH 230.
235 Statics (3) 3 hours lecture. Fundamentals of engineering mechanics including forces acting on bodies at rest as they apply to equilibrium of coplanar force systems, analysis of frames and trusses, non-coplanar force systems, friction, centroids and moments of inertia. Emphasis is placed on drawing a free-body diagram, determining the equilibrium equations, and developing a logical scheme for complete analysis of an engineering statics problem. Prerequisites: PHYS 205 and MATH 230.
241 Digital Logic (3) 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab. This course teaches the basics of digital logic by using computer simulations and circuit construction in the laboratory experiments. Binary, octal, and hexadecimal number systems are investigated, and basic logic gates (AND, OR, NAND, NOR, and INVERTER) are discussed. Flip-flops, multiplexers, and various memory devices, and their uses in logic circuitry are studied. Prerequisites: MATH 111 or MATH 118 or sophomore standing in engineering program. Spring
255 Electric Circuits (4) 3 hours lecture, 3 hours lab. First electric circuit theory and analysis course for engineering majors. Topics covered include: D.C. Circuits, A.C. Circuits, mesh and nodal analysis, Norton's and Thevenin's equivalent circuits, source conversions, impedance calculations, maximum power transfer, phasor and sinusoidal steady state responses. Prerequisites: MATH 230 and PHYS 206.
275 Dynamics (3) 3 hours lecture. Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies using vector analysis. Topics include force, mass, acceleration, work and energy, impulse and momentum. Prerequisites: ENGR 235 and MATH 230.
290 High Altitude Ballooning (1) 1 hour lecture. Participation in an end-to-end engineering project as part of a team to prepare, launch, track, and recover a high-altitude helium-filled weather balloon which will carry a number of devices and experiments. Each student will be expected to contribute to at least one device or experiment, and to participate in other aspects of the pre-flight and post-flight experience. Oral presentations will be required pre-flight and post-flight. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
298 Service Learning-Leadership & Mentoring in Engineering (1) 1 hour lecture. This course will allow the engineering student to work with high school students in Project Lead the Way. Concepts involved will be team leadership, teaching and mentoring. A report of activities will be required at the end of the semester. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in engineering.
299 Co-op Experience (1) 1 hour lecture. Approved investigation undertake with the co-op assignment. Evaluation based on a formal report submitted by the student. Prerequisites: Sophomore standing in Engineering and consent of Department Chair.
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