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Course Listing for ENGINEERING - Spring 2020 (ALL: 01/21/2020 - 05/08/2020)
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1572 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.
2572 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.
1046 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.
1047 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.
1264 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.
1452 ENGR-212-21 Linear Circuit Theory 1.25 LAB Fixel, Deborah T: 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.
1048 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.
1472 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.
2620 ENGR-306-01 Intro to Machine Learning 1.00 LEC Ning, Taikang TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA NUM  
  Enrollment limited to 19 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in MATH 231,MATH 234, PHYS 141 or permission of instructor.
  This course provides an introduction to AI and discusses the trends, perspectives, and prospects of machine learning (ML). Course projects and assignments will focus on the utilization of supervised machine learning. The course will cover the core of ML, the basic principles of statistics, feature extraction algorithms, data-driven learning approaches. Course topics include the overview of ML and its applications, nearest neighbors (NN) classification, decision trees, maximum likelihood estimation (MLE), linear regression models, principal component analysis (PCA), singular value decomposition (SVD), multi-layer perceptron, convolutional neural networks (CNN) and k-means clustering. At the conclusion of this course, students will gain hands-on experience of implementing feature extraction algorithms and clustering techniques through practical problems.
2333 ENGR-311-01 Electrophysiology of the CNS 1.00 LEC Blaise, J. Harry TR: 8:00AM-9:15AM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 18 Waitlist available: Y
  Also cross-referenced with NESC, PSYC
  This introductory course in cellular neurophysiology presents a modern and important body of knowledge in a highly integrated fashion drawing from the contributions of anatomists, physiologists, and electrical engineers. The basic biochemical properties of the membrane and sensory transduction, neural transmission, and synaptic interaction are considered in sequential order. Then the collective action of neurons in the form of compound electrical responses, and the electroencephalogram are discussed as means of understanding the neural circuitry involved in various behavioral modalities such as sleep-walking oscillation, pain modulation, etc. Particular emphasis is placed on experimental design. Ongoing research studies illustrating the concepts and techniques presented in the course will be discussed. Open to all junior and senior life science and physical science majors.
2334 ENGR-312-01 Automatic Control Systems 1.00 LEC Huang, Kevin MWF: 11:00AM-11:50AM 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.
1507 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.
1508 ENGR-323-02 Microprocessor Systems 1.25 LAB Ning, Taikang 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.
2320 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.
2335 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.
2336 ENGR-362-20 Fluid Mechanics 1.25 LAB Palladino, Joseph R: 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.
1321 ENGR-372-01 Heat Transfer 1.00 LEC Mertens, John TR: 10:50AM-12:05PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 25 Waitlist available: Y
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L or permission of instructor.
  An introduction to the physical phenomena associated with heat transfer. Analytical and empirical techniques to study heat transfer by conduction, forced and free convection, and radiation are presented. Heat equations developed for applied conduction are solved numerically via digital computer. Students will apply design and analysis of heat transfer systems that combine conduction, convection, and radiation.
2364 ENGR-372-20 Heat Transfer 1.00 LEC Mertens, John W: 1:15PM-3:55PM TBA NAT  
  Enrollment limited to 19 Waitlist available: N
  Prerequisite: C- or better in Engineering 212L or permission of instructor.
  An introduction to the physical phenomena associated with heat transfer. Analytical and empirical techniques to study heat transfer by conduction, forced and free convection, and radiation are presented. Heat equations developed for applied conduction are solved numerically via digital computer. Students will apply design and analysis of heat transfer systems that combine conduction, convection, and radiation.
2119 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.
1201 ENGR-399-01 Independent Study 0.50 - 1.00 IND TBA 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.
1272 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.
1050 ENGR-484-01 Capstone Design II 1.00 SEM Blaise, J. Harry T: 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.
1273 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.