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1301 Introduction to Engineering
Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent registration in MTH 1304 or credit or concurrent enrollment in MTH 1321.

Introduction to the engineering profession. Topics include engineering disciplines, ethics, the impact of technology on the world, analysis and design using a team design project, and computer aided design and problem solving. (2-3)

1302 Introduction to Engineering Analysis
Prerequisite(s): EGR 1301 and credit or concurrent enrollment in MTH 1321.

Introduction to fundamental techniques used in engineering analysis. (2-3)

2320 Statics TCCNS: ENGR 2301
Prerequisite(s): EGR 1302 and MTH 1321.

Study of forces, moments, free-body diagrams, friction, equilibrium, first and second moments of lines, centers of pressure, mass and gravity, and moments of inertia. (3-0)

2321 Dynamics TCCNS: ENGR 2302
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2320 and MTH 1322.

Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies including Newton's Second Law, work energy methods, impulse-momentum, central and oblique impact. (3-0)

2337 Digital Logic Design
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2430.

Boolean algebra, number systems and representations, analysis and design of combinational and sequential logic circuits, minimization, small and medium scale integrated devices, programmable logic and simulation of digital circuits. (2-3)

2345 Thermodynamics
Prerequisite(s): MTH 2321 and PHY 1422.

Thermodynamic properties, heat and work, first and second laws, processes, ideal and nonideal cycles. (3-0)

2430 Electrical Circuit Theory
Prerequisite(s): EGR 1302, MTH 1322, and credit or concurrent enrollment in PHY 2435.

Linear circuit elements, sources, Kirchhoff's laws, mesh and node equations, Thevenin and Norton equivalent circuits, resistive network analysis, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, power, transient analysis of simple circuits. (3-3)

2V97 Special Topics or Project
Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.

This special registration permits the completion of degree requirements for transfer or other students, program requirement changes, or other special circumstances in which students have partial but not full credit toward a specific degree requirement. It also provides the opportunity for recognition of supervised academic experiences that are in addition to degree requirements. Registration requires approval by the department chair and sponsoring faculty member. The determination of degree credits is at the time of registration. One to three hours.

3305 Social and Ethical Issues in Engineering
Prerequisite(s): Upper-level standing.

Study of the relationship between engineering, technology, and society. Topics include philosophical perspectives on engineering and technology, technological values, impact of technological change, social and ethical responsibilities of engineers, and public technology policy. Christian responses to these issues will be explored. (3-0)

3310 Design of Data Acquisition Systems
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2430.

Design and implementation of computer-assisted data acquisition (DAQ) systems and computer controlled instrumentation. Designs are implemented as virtual instruments using the LabVIEW graphical programming language. (3-0)

3320 Strength of Materials
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2320 and MTH 2321.

Introduction of stress and strain, stress transformations, analysis of stresses, strain, and deflections in axial members, beams, and torsional shafts. Analysis of pressure vessels. (3-0)

3321 Fluid Mechanics
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2345 and MTH 3326.

Introductory concepts of fluid motions, fluid statics, control volume forms of basic principles, and applications basic principles of fluid mechanics to problems in viscous and compressible flow. (3-0)

3322 Mechanical Engineering Materials and Manufacturing Processes
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3320.

Properties of the principal families of materials used in mechanical engineering design with an introduction to the manufacturing processes used to convert these materials into finished products. Application of statistics and probability to material properties and manufacturing. Laboratory experiments in strength of materials, property of materials, and manufacturing processes. (2-3)

3323 Machine Design
Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in EGR 3322.

The fundamentals of machine elements in mechanical design. Includes the analysis of components under static and fatigue loadings, and the analysis, properties, and selection of machine elements such as shafts, gears, belts, chains, brakes, clutches, bearings, screw drives, and fasteners. (3-0)

3331 Electrical Networks and Systems
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335.

Analysis of networks and systems by transform and state-variable methods, two-port networks, topology, network functions, application of convolution, network synthesis, filter design, transmission lines, and 3-phase ac power. (3-0)

3333 Electrical Materials
Prerequisite(s): CHE 1301 and PHY 2435.

A study of crystal structure, quantum theory, carrier properties, equilibrium concentrations, carrier action, diodes, bipolar junction transistors, and field effect transistors. (3-0)

3335 Signals and Systems
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2430, MTH 2311 and MTH 3325.

Analysis of signals and systems in the time domain using differential equations and convolution with the impulse response, and in the frequency domain using Fourier series, Fourier transforms and Laplace transforms with transfer functions. (3-0)

3336 Microprocessor Systems
Prerequisite(s): CSI 1336.

Program development of microprocessor systems using assembly and C/C++ programming languages. Topics include processor architecture, data representation, exceptions, I/O devices, memory management and real-time operating system principles. (3-0)

3337 Applied Electromagnetic Fields
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2430.

Vector description of the electric and magnetic properties of free space (using the laws of Coulomb, Ampere, and Faraday). Maxwell's electromagnetic field equations. Wave propagation in unbounded regions, reflection and refraction of waves, wave guides, and transmission lines. (3-0)

3338 Computer Organization (Cross-listed as CSI 3338)
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2337 and 3336 or CSI 3439.

Introduction to the organization and design of general purpose digital computers. Topics include instruction sets, CPU structures, hardwired and microprogrammed controllers, memory, I/O systems, hardware description languages and simulations. (3-0)

3345 Advanced Thermodynamics
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2345.

Second law analysis, gas power cycles, vapor power cycles, refrigeration cycles, property relations, gas mixtures, gas-vapor mixtures, combustion, design of cycles. (3-0 )

3380 Engineering Design I
Prerequisite(s): Upper division admission.

Introduction to the engineering design process via team-based projects encompassing the design, construction and testing of an engineering device or system. Projects will emphasize oral, written, and graphical engineering communication skills and topics related to engineering professionalism. (2-3)

3395 Internship Experience
Prerequisite(s): Upper division admission and consent of instructor.

Summer or semester-long full-time employment in an internship or co-op experience in a departmentally arranged and/or approved engineering-related position, with intensive training seminar before and a report presentation after the employment period.

3414 Electronic Design
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335.

Analysis and design of analog and digital electronic circuits using diodes, bipolar transistors, and field effect transistors. Design and application of digital and analog circuits. (3-3)

4315 Electronic Design II
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3331 and 3414.

Continuation of EGR 3414. The theory, design and operation of discrete and integrated transistor circuits. Computer-aided design techniques are emphasized. Topics include filters, feedback and power amplifiers, oscillators and current mirrors. (2-3)

4316 Digital VLSI Design
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3333, 3338, and 3414.

The fundamental principles of CMOS digital integrated circuit design. Emphasis on integrated circuit processing, MOS transistor behavior, and combinational and sequential logic design. (2-3)

4320 Computer-Aided Structural Analysis
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3320.

Structural analysis using the matrix stiffness method with applications to 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional beams, trusses and plates. (3-0)

4321 Digital Networks
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335 and 3336; or consent of instructor.

Introduction to digital communication fundamentals. Topics include hardware communications media, communication protocols, network topology and structure, and coding. (3-0)

4322 Computer-Aided Engineering and Design
Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in EGR 4390.

Design and analysis of engineering components and systems using interactive computer programs with emphasis on computer simulation. (3-0)

4323 Mechanical Vibrations
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2321, 3320 and MTH 3325.

The theory and analysis of vibrating systems including single and multi-degrees of freedom, free and forced, vibrations, with and without damping. (3-0)

4330 Introduction to Robotics
Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in EGR 4332.

Analysis of robot manipulators, including forward and inverse kinematics, rigid-body rotation parameterizations, velocity kinematics, path planning, nonlinear dynamics, single and multi-variable control. (3-0)

4332 Automatic Control Systems
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335.

Analysis and design of linear feedback control systems. Laplace transforms, transfer functions, signal-flow graphs, electrical and mechanical system modeling, state variables, system stability, time domain response, root-locus method, Nyquist criterion, and compensator design. (3-0)

4333 Digital Control Systems
Prerequisite(s): EGR 4332.

Analysis of sample-data systems. Analysis and design of digital control systems. Sampling, Z-transform, recurrence equations, signal-flow graphs, state variables, system performance, stability, bilinear transformation, root-locus method, Nyquist criterion, Bode plots, and compensator design. (3-0)

4335 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3345, 4345, ENG 3300 and STA 3381.

Measurement of fluid flow, heat transfer, power and other properties of mechanical equipment. Design of experiments, selection and use of data acquisition systems, data reporting and presentation. (1-6)

4336 Energy Systems Design
Prerequisite(s): EGR 4345.

Design and analysis of thermal energy systems such as pipe networks, HVAC systems, and steam power plants. Specification of energy system components such as pumps, pipes, control valves, and heat exchangers. (3-0)

4337 Applied Electromagnetism
Prerequisite(s): EGR 2430 and MTH 3325.

Vector description of the electromagnetic properties of free space and materials as expressed in the laws of Coulomb, Ampere, and Faraday. Maxwell's equations. Development of the wave equation for wave propagation in unbounded regions, reflection and refraction of waves, waveguides, and transmission lines. Introduction to modern design and laboratory measurement methods. (2-3)

4344 Composite Materials
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3322.

Introduction to advanced fiber-reinforced composite materials for engineering design. Topics include applications, material properties, stress analysis techniques, failure theories, and design methodologies. (3-0)

4345 Heat Transfer
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3321.

Steady and unsteady heat conduction including numerical solutions, thermal boundary layer concepts and applications to free and forced convection. Thermal radiation concepts. Heat exchanger design. (3-0)

4347 Analysis and Design of Propulsion Systems
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3321 and 3345.

Introduction to compressible flow, including flows with simple area change, heat addition, friction, and shock waves. Analysis, parametric design, and performance of ramjets, turbojets, turbofans, and turboprops. Introduction to the operating principles of major engine components. Introduction to rockets. (3-0)

4348 Computational Methods in Thermo-Fluids
Prerequisite(s): Credit or concurrent enrollment in EGR 3321.

Solution of mechanical engineering problems in thermo-fluids using selected numerical methods and computational algorithms, including finite difference, one and two dimensional steady and unsteady problems in linear and nonlinear systems, and curve fitting and contour approximation with application in viscid flow problems. (3-0)

4350 Principles of Communication
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335 and STA 3381.

Signal analysis, modulation techniques, random signals and noise, digital transmission, information theory, coding. (3-0)

4353 Image Formation and Processing
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335, and credit or concurrent enrollment in STA 3381.

Introduction to image formation systems that provide images for medical diagnostics, remote sensing, industrial inspection, nondestructive materials evaluation and optical copying. Image processing, including image enhancement, analysis, and compression. Student specialization through assignments and project. (3-0)

4360 Software Systems
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3336.

Software engineering methods and tools. Topics include the development lifecycle, requirements, specifications, design, implementation, verification, validation, and maintenance, project management and professional ethics. (3-0)

4370 Biomaterials: Form and Function
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3320 and 3322.

A traditional mechanical/materials engineering approach will be used to explore the structure and function relationship of naturally occurring biological materials. Emphasis is on mechanical design and function with some discussion of physical properties. Materials used in medical devices will be compared and contrasted with naturally occurring biomaterials. (3-0)

4372 Bioinstrumentation
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335.

Principles of biomedical instrumentation and their real-world applications. Emphasis on understanding the basic design principles and technologies used in bioelectrical, biomechanical, and clinical instrumentation. (2-3)

4374 Biomechanics
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335.

Introduction to biomechanics. Topics covered include: review of fundamental principles of mechanics, human musculoskeletal physiology and anatomy, properties of biological materials, methods and practice of measuring biological signals, biomechanical modeling and simulation, and applications of biomechanical study. (3-0)

4382 Selection of Materials and Manufacturing Processes in Design
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3320 (or equivalent), EGR 3322 (or equivalent) and EGR 3322 (or equivalent).

Systematic approach for selection of materials and manufacturing process in design that balances performance requirements with cost of materials and manufacturing. Material properties, manufacturing processes and types of materials. Advanced computer software and case studies are used to illustrate application of principles. (3-0)

4390 Engineering Design II
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3380, last semester and minimum 2.25 GPA in Engineering courses.

A capstone design course for emphasizing the decision-making process that must be used by a practicing engineer to apply the basic sciences in order to convert resources optimally to meet stated objectives. Oral and written reports are required. (2-3)

4396 Special Topics in Engineering
Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.

Study of advanced topics in engineering. This course may be repeated once under a different topic.

4438 Computer Systems Design
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3338 and 3414.

Design and implementation of embedded computer systems using microcontrollers, sensors and data conversion devices, actuators, visual display devices, timers, and applications specific circuits. Software design using microprocessor cross-development systems and real-time operating system principles. (3-3)

4451 Digital Signal Processing
Prerequisite(s): EGR 3335, 3336 and STA 3381.

Discrete-time signals and systems, z-transform and discrete Fourier transform; fast Fourier transform; non-recursive and recursive filter design; system application, analysis and design. (3-3)

4V97 Special Projects in Engineering 1 to 6 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Consent of department chair.

Advanced topics and/or special project activities in engineering.