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Course Listing for ENGINEERING - Spring 2021 (ALL: 01/25/2021 - 05/07/2021)
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1499 ENGR-110-01 Engr Computation & Analysis 1.00 LEC Fixel, Deborah MWF: 11:00AM-11:50AM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 25 Waitlist available: N
  This course introduces computational engineering analysis using programming languages MATLAB, C/C++, and FORTRAN. Programming techniques for numerical analysis and simulation will be emphasized through utilization of loops, arrays, logic controls, functions, and procedures. Programming projects will include solving linear equations, designing games, image processing, estimation and prediction.
2222 ENGR-116-01 Intro Biomed Engr 1.00 LEC Blaise, J. Harry TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 19 Waitlist available: Y
  Biomedical engineering is a diverse, interdisciplinary field of engineering that integrates the physical and life sciences. Its core includes biomechanics, biomaterials, bioinstrumentation, physiological systems, medical imaging, rehabilitation engineering, biosensors, biotechnology, and tissue engineering. This course will highlight the major fields of activity in which biomedical engineers are engaged. A historical perspective of the field and discussion of the moral and ethical issues associated with modern medical technology is included.
1043 ENGR-120-01 Intro to Engr Design 1.00 LEC Huang, Kevin TR: 1:30PM-2:45PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 24 Waitlist available: Y
  Only first-year students are eligible to enroll in this class.
  NOTE: Open to First Year Students only.
  An introduction to the practice of engineering design. Students will complete a project that exposes them to the conceptualization, analysis, synthesis, testing, and documentation of an engineering system. Students will consider such design issues as modularity, testability, reliability, and economy, and they will learn to use computer-aided design tools. They will use laboratory instruments and develop hands-on skills that will support further project work.
1044 ENGR-212-01 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LEC Fixel, Deborah TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 32 Waitlist available: Y
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 231L, and C- or better or concurrent registration in Mathematics 234.
  The study of electric circuits in response to steady state, transient, sinusoidally varying, and aperiodic input signals. Basic network theorems, solutions of linear differential equations, LaPlace transform, frequency response, Fourier series, and Fourier transforms are covered. Both analysis and design approaches are discussed. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
1253 ENGR-212-20 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Fixel, Deborah M: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: Y
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 231L, and C- or better or concurrent registration in Mathematics 234.
  The study of electric circuits in response to steady state, transient, sinusoidally varying, and aperiodic input signals. Basic network theorems, solutions of linear differential equations, LaPlace transform, frequency response, Fourier series, and Fourier transforms are covered. Both analysis and design approaches are discussed. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
1423 ENGR-212-21 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Fixel, Deborah R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: Y
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 231L, and C- or better or concurrent registration in Mathematics 234.
  The study of electric circuits in response to steady state, transient, sinusoidally varying, and aperiodic input signals. Basic network theorems, solutions of linear differential equations, LaPlace transform, frequency response, Fourier series, and Fourier transforms are covered. Both analysis and design approaches are discussed. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
1045 ENGR-226-01 Mechanics II 1.00 LEC Byers, Clayton MWF: 10:00AM-10:50AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25 Waitlist available: Y
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 225.
  This course studies particle and rigid body dynamics. Topics include: kinematics and kinetics of both particles and rigid bodies, equations of motion in rectangular, normal/tangential and polar coordinate systems, rigid body translation, rotation and general plane motion, work and energy, momentum conservation, mass moment of inertia, and free, forced, and damped vibrations. Engineering design is incorporated in projects and homework assignments.
1436 ENGR-232-01 Engineering Materials 1.00 LEC Byers, Clayton MW: 8:30AM-9:45AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 32 Waitlist available: N
  C- or better in Chemistry 111 or equivalent, or consent of instructor.
  A study of the nature, properties, and applications of materials in engineering design. An introduction to the field of material science with topics including metals, ceramics, polymers, and semiconductors combined with the unifying principle that engineering properties are a consequence of the atomic/molecular structure of materials. Lecture and laboratory. This course meets the Writing Part II requirement for the engineering major.
2291 ENGR-303-01 Analog and Digital Comm 1.25 LEC Ning, Taikang TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L and Mathematics 234 or permission of instructor.
  This course introduces basic topics in modern communication theory, including characterization of signals in the time and frequency domains, modulation theory, information coding, and digital data transmission. Topics focus on modulation techniques, including amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and pulse code modulation. Basic probability theory and statistics are presented to provide the tools necessary for design applications, for instance when binary data is transmitted over noisy channels. Computer programming in a high-level language (e.g., MATLAB) is used to solve assignment problems.
2292 ENGR-303-20 Analog and Digital Comm 1.25 LAB Ning, Taikang T: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L and Mathematics 234 or permission of instructor.
  This course introduces basic topics in modern communication theory, including characterization of signals in the time and frequency domains, modulation theory, information coding, and digital data transmission. Topics focus on modulation techniques, including amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and pulse code modulation. Basic probability theory and statistics are presented to provide the tools necessary for design applications, for instance when binary data is transmitted over noisy channels. Computer programming in a high-level language (e.g., MATLAB) is used to solve assignment problems.
2054 ENGR-312-01 Automatic Control Systems 1.00 LEC Huang, Kevin WF: 10:00AM-11:15AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Mathematics 231 and Engineering 212L.
  Automatic control systems with sensors and feedback loops are ubiquitous in modern designs. The emergence of powerful microcontrollers in recent decades makes control system implementation much easier and encourages more innovation. This course provides a broad coverage of control system theory for engineering majors. Essential mathematical tools to study control systems are reviewed. Course topics include mathematical modeling, solutions to system design specifics, performance analysis, state variable and transition matrix, compensator design using root-locus, and PID controller design. Analysis is focused on linear control systems and broad applications. Linear system modeling is broadly applied to a variety of engineering systems. MATLAB and Simulink are used in assignments and team projects.
2293 ENGR-316-01 Neural Engineering 1.00 SEM Blaise, J. Harry TR: 8:00AM-9:15AM TBA  
  Enrollment limited to 19 Waitlist available: N
  Also cross-referenced with NESC
  Open to all junior and senior life science and physical science majors.
  This introductory course uses an integrative and cross-disciplinary approach to survey basic principles and modern theories and methods in several important areas of neural engineering. Course topics include: neural prosthetics, neural stimulation, neurophysiology, neural signal detection, and analysis and computational neural networks. The practicalities of the emerging technology of brain-computer interface as well as other research topics in neural engineering will be discussed. Students will also have the opportunity to perform hands-on computer simulation and modeling of neural circuits and systems.
1461 ENGR-323-01 Microprocessor Systems 1.25 LEC Ning, Taikang W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L and 221L, or permission of the instructor.
  A hands-on study of design and implementation of microprocessor based systems. Students learn the steps of translating application specifics to design criteria, choosing essential hardware components, creating system schematics, wiring complete microprocessor systems, and developing application software. This course introduces major topics in computer system architecture, anatomy of CPU function, system bus structure, memory mapping, interrupt and latency, real-time control and multi-tasking. Assembly and C/C++ language programming is introduced and extensively used in laboratory assignments. Lectures and laboratory experiments are tightly coordinated to help students become familiar with various application aspects and design challenges concerning the embedded system.
1462 ENGR-323-02 Microprocessor Systems 1.25 LAB Huang, Kevin F: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 16 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L and 221L, or permission of the instructor.
  A hands-on study of design and implementation of microprocessor based systems. Students learn the steps of translating application specifics to design criteria, choosing essential hardware components, creating system schematics, wiring complete microprocessor systems, and developing application software. This course introduces major topics in computer system architecture, anatomy of CPU function, system bus structure, memory mapping, interrupt and latency, real-time control and multi-tasking. Assembly and C/C++ language programming is introduced and extensively used in laboratory assignments. Lectures and laboratory experiments are tightly coordinated to help students become familiar with various application aspects and design challenges concerning the embedded system.
2294 ENGR-337-01 Thermodynamics 1.00 LEC Byers, Clayton MWF: 12:00PM-12:50PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Physics 131L or Physics 141L.
  Theoretical and applied classical engineering thermodynamics. Concepts presented include the first and second laws, properties of ideal and real substances, gas mixtures, closed and open systems, work and heat, reversible and irreversible processes, various thermodynamic cycles, and chemical reactions. Students will also complete a design and optimization of a power cycle as an individual project.
2041 ENGR-342-01 Architectural Design 1.00 LEC Duncan, David W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA ART  
  Enrollment limited to 10 Waitlist available: Y
    Cross-listing: AHIS-365-01
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 341.
  A hands on study of architectural design concepts using both drawing and model building as design and presentation tools. Mirroring the design studio method of instruction, the students receive individual desk critiques and participate in whole class presentations where open discussions with fellow students are encouraged. In this way, everyone benefits from seeing each project evolve from the initial design concept. While they change from year to year, the majority of the semester is spent on a design project at a selected site which involves the needs of the client, spatial adjacencies, organization of public and private spaces, the meaning of architectural vocabulary and so forth.
2055 ENGR-362-01 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LEC Palladino, Joseph TR: 9:25AM-10:40AM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: Y
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 225 and Mathematics 234 or permission of instructor.
  A study of fundamental concepts in fluid mechanics, including fluid physical properties, hydrostatics, fluid dynamics, conservation of mass and momentum, dimensional analysis, pipe flow, open channel flow, and aerodynamics. Lab experiments illustrate fluid dynamic concepts and introduce the student to pressure and flow instrumentation and empirical methods. Lab projects include subsonic wind-tunnel testing of aerodynamic models and mechanical instrumentation design and fabrication. Advanced concepts such as the Navier-Stokes equations and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) are introduced.
2056 ENGR-362-20 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LAB Palladino, Joseph T: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 225 and Mathematics 234 or permission of instructor.
  A study of fundamental concepts in fluid mechanics, including fluid physical properties, hydrostatics, fluid dynamics, conservation of mass and momentum, dimensional analysis, pipe flow, open channel flow, and aerodynamics. Lab experiments illustrate fluid dynamic concepts and introduce the student to pressure and flow instrumentation and empirical methods. Lab projects include subsonic wind-tunnel testing of aerodynamic models and mechanical instrumentation design and fabrication. Advanced concepts such as the Navier-Stokes equations and computational fluid dynamics (CFD) are introduced.
1939 ENGR-398-01 Academic Internship 1.00 IND Staff, Trinity TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 1 Waitlist available: N
  An engineering academic internship is designed to: (1) provide students with the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom to the work of an engineering organization or company; (2) To engage students in academic projects directly linked to the internship experience and their areas of concentration in the major. To enroll in the internship students need the permission of a faculty member, who will supervise the academic work.
1190 ENGR-399-01 Independent Study 0.50 - 1.00 IND Staff, Trinity TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Independent research supervised by a faculty member in an area of the student’s special interests. Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
1260 ENGR-466-01 Teaching Assistant 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.
1046 ENGR-484-01 Capstone Design II 1.00 SEM Blaise, J. Harry R: 1:30PM-4:10PM TBA WEB  
  Enrollment limited to 25 Waitlist available: Y
  This course is open to senior engineering majors only.
  NOTE: Open to senior Engineering majors.
  A forum for discussing the current literature especially as it relates to issues in engineering design. Each student is required to carry out a design project and to report regularly to the seminar.
1261 ENGR-490-01 Research Assistantship 1.00 IND TBA TBA TBA Y  
  Enrollment limited to 15 Waitlist available: N
  Submission of the special registration form, available in the Registrar’s Office, and the approval of the instructor and chairperson are required for enrollment.