AREN-2050 (3) Engineering Systems for Buildings

Provides an overview of the building mechanical and electrical systems, including HVAC, plumbing, solar, power distribution, illumination, life safety, transportation, and noise control systems. Emphasizes sustainable (green) building practices. Includes a team investigation of existing commercial building. Prereqs., AREN 1027 and 2406. Prerequisites: Restricted to Architectural or Civil Engineering majors only.

GEEN-2050 (3) Engineering Leadership Gateway

Examines concepts of engineering leadership and the essential skills required to become an effective leader. Together students will explore leadership principles, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal skills (e.g. collaboration, conflict resolution, leading in diverse communities), intrapersonal development (e.g. self-appraisal, reflective practice, personal leadership philosophy), organizational competencies (e.g. planning, sustainability, climate), effective communication and ethical decision-making. Instructor consent required. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

MCEN-2063 (3) Mechanics of Solids

Covers shear force and bending moment, torsion, stresses in beams, deflection of beams, matrix analysis of frame structures, analysis of stress and strain in 2-D and 3-D (field equations, transformations), energy methods, stress concentrations, and columns. Lectures and homework assignments involve computer work and hands-on laboratory work in the ITLL, documented by written reports. Credit not granted for this course and CVEN 3161. Prerequisites: Requires prerequisite courses of MCEN 2023 or CVEN 2121 or GEEN 3851. Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores/Juniors/Seniors) MCEN or EVEN majors or concurrent degree majors in CVEN&EVEN or MCEN.

HUEN-2100 (3) History of Science and Technology to Newton

When was the odometer invented? How do you build a Pyramid? What did Galileo do, really? What is the difference between science and technology, and when did they each begin? This course spans invention and discovery from the Stone Age to the age of Newton, raising questions about culture, history, custom, and personal expectation. Prepare yourself for some surprises. Formerly HUEN 1100. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-56 (Freshmen or Sophomore) College of Engineering majors only.

AREN-2110 (3) Thermodynamics

Explores fundamental principles of thermodynamics, including first and second law of thermodynamics, thermophysical properties, power and refrigeration cycles, gas mixtures and psychrometrics. Computingin the context of engineering problems is introduced. Prereq., PHYS 1110. Coreq., APPM 1360. Prerequisites: Restricted to Architectural, Civil, or Environmental Engineering majors or Civil/Environmental Engineering Concurrent Degree majors only.

AREN-2120 (3) Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer

Explores fundamental principles of fluid dynamics and heat transfer. Topics include fluid statics, momentum, and energy conservation, laminar and turbulent viscous flow, convection heat transfer, conduction heat transfer, heat exchangers, and heat transfer. Prereqs., APPM 2350 and AREN 2110. Coreq., APPM 2360.

CHEN-2120 (3) Chemical Engineering Material and Energy Balances

Provides a basic understanding of chemical engineering calculations involving material and energy balances around simple chemical processes. Prereq., CHEN 1211 and GEEN 1300 (min. grade C-). Prerequisites: Restricted to Chemical, Chemical and Biological, Environmental, or Civil Engineering majors only.

HUEN-2120 (3) History of Modern Science from Newton to Einstein

Surveys the great discoveries and theoretical disputes from Newtonian celestial mechanics to the theory of relativity. Includes physics, astronomy, chemistry, geology, and biology, with units on scientific method, evolution, light and quantum theory. Original sources (selections by Newton, Faraday, Lavoisier, Darwin, etc.) bring students into contact with the scientists themselves. Restricted to CEAS students. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

CVEN-2121 (3) Analytical Mechanics 1

Covers forces acting on rigid bodies at rest. Equilibrium is the central concept that will be applied repeatedly to different situations. In each case, the object of interest will be isolated along with all the forces acting on it; a free body diagram. Equilibrium will be applied to analyze trusses, frames, machines, cables and hydrostatic forces on dams. Prereq., PHYS 1110. Prereq. or coreq., APPM 2350. Same as GEEN 3851. Restricted to freshmen or sophomore Civil, Environmental, or Architectural Engineering majors only. Prerequisites: Restricted to freshmen or sophomore Civil, Environmental, or Architectural Engineering majors only.

HUEN-2130 (3) History of Modern Technology from 1750 to the Atomic Bomb

Surveys the great innovations from the Steam Age to the Atomic Age. Includes transportation, modern construction, communications, and internal combustion. Supplements textbook accounts with technical drawings, patents, etc., and with selections by Edison, Carnegie, Tesla, Bell, etc. Studies the sociological impact of social change via contemporary sources in literature, philosophy, painting and film. Restricted to CEAS students.

HUEN-2210 (3) Engineering, Science, and Society

Explores challenges that engineering and science pose for society as well as the ways societies shape or impede science and engineering. Case studies include contemporary issues like global warming, nuclear weapons, and genetic engineering as well as such classic cases as the execution of Socrates. Core texts in the Western Tradition supplement contemporary articles and films. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

ECEN-2250 (3) Introduction to Circuits and Electronics

Introduces linear circuit analysis and design, including extensive use of OP amps. Presents DC networks, including node and mesh analysis with controlled sources. Analysis of RL and RC circuits for both transient and sinusoidal steady-state responses using phasors. Prereq., APPM 1360. Coreq., APPM 2360. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

ECEN-2260 (3) Circuits as Systems

Continues basic circuit analysis of ECEN 2250: Laplace transform techniques, transfer functions, frequency response, Bode diagrams, resonant circuits, Fourier series expansions, and convolution. Prereq., ECEN 2250. Coreq., Electronics Design Laboratory. Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

CSCI-2270 (4) Computer Science 2: Data Structures

Studies data abstractions (e.g., stacks, queues, lists, trees) and their representation techniques (e.g., linking, arrays). Introduces concepts used in algorithm design and analysis including criteria for selecting data structures to fit their applications. Prereqs., CSCI 1300, and one of APPM 1350 or MATH 1300.

ECEN-2350 (3) Digital Logic

Covers the design and applications of digital logic circuits, including combinational and sequential logic circuits. Laboratory component introduces simulation and synthesis software and hands-on hardware design. Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) College of Engineering students only. Prereq., ECEN 1030 or CSCI 1300. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 27-180 credits (Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors) College of Engineering students only.

GEEN-2350 (1) Calculus 3 Work Group

Provides problem solving assistance to students enrolled in APPM 2350. This course is conducted in a collaborative learning environment. Student work groups solve calculus problems with the assistance of a facilitator. Grading only under pass/fail option. Prereq., APPM 1360. Coreq., APPM 2350.

CSCI-2400 (4) Computer Systems

Covers how programs are represented and executed by modern computers, including low-level machine representations of programs and data, an understanding of how computer components influence performance and memory hierarchy. Prereq., CSCI 2270. Prerequisites: Restricted to Computer Science (CSMR) or all other College of Engineering majors only.

AREN-2406 (3) Introduction to Building Construction

Covers the broad subject of building materials, assembly details, and their method of construction. Includes codes and classifications, foundations, wood, steel, concrete, masonry, cladding, doors and windows, interiors, and finishes. Formerly AREN 3406. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 0-56 credits (Freshmen or Sophomore) Architectural Engineering (AREN) majors only.

ECEN-2420 (3) Wireless Electronics for Communication

Explores fundamental principles behind the operation of a radio, including a practical introduction to circuit elements. The course covers the components and operation of a radio (transmitter and receiver) with simple signals. Students learn through demos the practical basic properties of all needed components with an introduction to principles of operation. Prereqs., PHYS 1120, and APPM 1360 or MATH 2300. Restricted to EN majors. Prerequisites: Restricted to Electrical and Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering majors only.

ASEN-2519 (1-6) Special Topics

Studies specialized aspects of the aerospace engineering sciences or innovative treatment of required subject matter at the lower-division level. Course content is indicated in the online SchedulePlanner. Prereq., varies. Restricted to Engineering students.

ECEN-2703 (3) Discrete Mathematics for Computer Engineers

Emphasizes elements of discrete mathematics appropriate for computer engineering. Topics: logic, proof techniques, algorithms, complexity, relations, and graph theory. Prereqs., ECEN 1030/CSCI 1300 and APPM 1360.

CHEN-2810 (3) Biology for Engineers

Develops a basic understanding of the science of biology, including an introduction to the disciplines of biochemistry, cell organization, metabolism, genetics, genomics, molecular biology, recombinant DNA technology and evolution. Provides a basic introduction to several key techniques used in biological engineering laboratories. Uses examples of complex and creative structures engineered by natural processes.

CSCI-2824 (3) Discrete Structures

Covers foundational materials for computer science that is often assumed in advanced courses. Topics include set theory, Boolean algebra, functions and relations, graphs, propositional and predicate calculus, proofs, mathematical induction, recurrence relations, combinatorics, discrete probability. Focuses on examples based on diverse applications of computer science. Restricted to Computer Science (CSMR) or all other College of Engineering majors only. Prereq., CSCI 2270. Prerequisites: Restricted to Computer Science (CSMR) or all other College of Engineering majors only.