ENGINEERING

EGR 115 - Intro to Technology

3 credits

Local Co-requisite: EGR-115A

This course introduces the basic skills and career fields for technicians. Topics include career options, technical vocabulary, dimensional analysis, measurement systems, engineering graphics, calculator applications, professional ethics, safety practices, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the basic technologies, prepare drawings and sketches, and perform computations using a scientific calculator.

EGR 115A - Intro to Tech Lab

1 credit

This course provides a laboratory setting for EGR 115. Emphasis is placed on developing skills in dimensional analysis, measurement systems, engineering graphics, and calculator applications. Upon completion, students should be able to apply the laboratory experiences to the concepts presented in EGR 115.

EGR 125 - Appl Software for Tech

2 credits

This course introduces personal computer software and teaches students how to customize the software for technical applications. Emphasis is placed on the use of common office applications software programs such as spreadsheets, word processing, graphics, and internet access. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competency in using applications software to solve technical problems and communicate the results in text and graphical formats.

EGR 130 - Engineering Cost Control

3 credits

Prerequisites: MAT 121 or MAT 171

This course covers the management of projects and systems through the control of costs. Topics include economic analysis of alternatives within budget constraints and utilization of the time value of money approach. Upon completion, students should be able to make choices that optimize profits on both short-term and long-term decisions.

EGR 150 - Intro to Engineering

2 credits

Recommended Co-requisites: MAT 171

This course is an overview of the engineering profession. Topics include goal setting and career assessment, ethics, public safety, the engineering method and design process, written and oral communication, interpersonal skills and team building, and computer applications. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the engineering process, the engineering profession, and utilize college resources to meet their educational goals. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

EGR 210 - Intro to Elec/Comp Eng Lab

2 credits

This course provides an overview of electrical and computer engineering, through a lecture and laboratory setting. Topics include fundamental concepts, electronic circuits, digital circuits, communication systems, and signal processing. Upon completion, students should be able to discuss the wide range of fields available to the electrical or computer engineer. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

EGR 214 - Num Methods for Engineers

3 credits

Prerequisites: MAT 272

This course introduces contemporary methods and tools for numerical analysis in engineering. Topics include numerical methods in differentiation, integration, root-finding, linear and non-linear regressions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate: basic structured programming concepts involving decision making, loops, functions, and parameter passing: common numerical methods used in engineering analysis; estimation of the amount of error inherent in different numerical methods; assessment of numerical efficiency; method assessment of numerical efficiency; and convergence properties of different numerical methods. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

EGR 220 - Engineering Statics

3 credits

Prerequisites: PHY 251

Corequisites: MAT 272

This course introduces the concepts of engineering based on forces in equilibrium. Topics include concentrated forces, distributed forces, forces due to friction, and inertia as they apply to machines, structures, and systems. Upon completion, students should be able to solve problems which require the ability to analyze systems of forces in static equilibrium. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

EGR 228 - Intro to Solid Mechanics

3 credits

Prerequisites: EGR 220

This course provides an introduction to engineering theory of deformable solids and applications. Topics include stress and deformation resulting from axial, torsion, and bending loads; shear and moment diagrams; Mohr's circle of stress; and strain and buckling of columns. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze solids subject to various forces and design systems using a variety of materials. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

EGR 250 - Statics/Strength of Materials

5 credits

Prerequisites: MAT 121 or MAT 171

This course includes vector analysis, equilibrium of force systems, friction, sectional properties, stress/strain, and deformation. Topics include resultants and components of forces, moments and couples, free-body diagrams, shear and moment diagrams, trusses, frames, beams, columns, connections, and combined stresses. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze simple structures. It is strongly recommended that PHY 131 or PHY 151 be completed prior to taking this course.