ENGR 212 Computational Methods in MATLAB/Octave
This course will teach scientific computation using MATLAB/Octave software packages. Topics include an introduction to matrix and vector methods, numerical methods including integration and differentiation, Monte Carlo methods, statistical analysis of large data sets, and the creation of scientific graphics. Topics will be applied to solve typical problems in physics and engineering. Prerequisite: MATH 190 or 190H and PHY 211.
ENGR 217 Electric Circuit Analysis
This course is for students who intend to pursue a major in engineering. The course is the study of basic circuit analysis techniques including Ohm’s law, Kirchhoff’s laws, mesh- current and node-voltage method, Thévenin and Norton’s equivalent circuits, transient and steady-state responses of passive circuits, and operational amplifiers. This course also includes sinusoidal steady-state analysis of AC circuits, AC power calculation, three-phase circuits, mutual inductance, frequency response, and resonance. Prerequisite:PHY 213; Prerequisite/Corequisite: MATH 270.
ENGR 217L Electric Circuit Analysis Lab
This course is an introduction to the design, construction, and measurement of electrical circuits including operational amplifiers. The use of multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, and function generators will be emphasized, as well as the simulation of circuits with software. DC, transient, and AC steady-state conditions are investigated. Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENGR 217 and MATH 270 ; Prerequisite: PHY 213 .
ENGR 235 Engineering Mechanics: Statics
This course is for students who intend to pursue a major in engineering and provides an overview of the effect of two and three dimensional force systems on particles and rigid bodies under equilibrium conditions. Topics covered include distributed forces and determination of centroids, analysis of trusses, frames and machines, internal forces and moments, systems involving friction, and method of virtual work and equilibrium.Prerequisite: PHY 211.
ENGR 245 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics
This course is for students who intend to pursue a major in engineering and provides an overview of the effect of two and three dimensional force systems on particles and rigid bodies in motion. Topics include kinematics of particles and rigid bodies; applications of Newton’s Second Law; energy and momentum methods in the study of motions; translational, rotational, & general planar motion; and mechanical vibrations.Prerequisite: ENGR 235.