College of Engineering
EGR 1303 Exploring the Engineering Profession
(3-1) 3 hours credit.
Engineering as a career; contemporary issues; academic and career resources; written and oral communication; effective team membership; professional and ethical responsibilities; professional registration; engineering problem formulation and solution; engineering design. One hour of recitation per week.
EGR 1313 Calculus with Engineering Applications
(3-2) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Completion of precalculus or satisfactory performance on a placement examination.
The first of a two-part integrated physics and calculus course. Calculus topics include an introduction to the concepts of limit, continuity, and derivative, mean value theorem, and applications of derivatives such as velocity and acceleration; introduction to the Riemann integral and the fundamental theorem of calculus. Physics topics include an introduction to vectors, force and Newton’s Laws of Physics. Classes meet weekly for three hours of lecture and two hours of problem solving tutorials.
EGR 1323 Physics with Engineering Applications
(3-2) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: EGR 1313.
The second of a two-part integrated physics and calculus course. Calculus topics include applications of derivatives to maximization and curve sketching, evaluation of definite and indefinite integrals and an introduction to differential equations. Physics topics include applications of Newton’s Laws and the concepts of momentum, energy, work and power. Classes meet weekly for three hours of lecture and two hours of problem solving tutorials.
EGR 1343 Impact of Modern Technologies on Society
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: Basic background in high school mathematics and physical sciences.
This course is designed to inform non-engineering students of the social impact of modern technologies. The course explores the issues faced by society as technology becomes an integral part of human life. The course prepares students to think critically, practically, creatively and responsively about technological and sociological challenges, and encourages them to examine solutions of their own. The course also explores and discusses the socio-technological interplay. May be applied toward the core curriculum requirement in Social and Behavioral Sciences.
EGR 1403 Technical Communication
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: WRC 1013.
Oral, written, graphical and visual communication; technical instructions; design project with presentation; team-work; and personal responsibility. May be applied toward the Core Curriculum requirement in the Component Area Option.
EGR 2103 Statics [TCCN: ENGR 2301.]
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: MAT 1224 and PHY 1943.
Vector analysis of force systems applied to particles and rigid bodies and free body diagrams. Engineering applications of equilibrium; of moments, internal forces, and friction; and of centroids, centers of gravity, and moments of inertia.
EGR 2213 Statics and Dynamics [TCCN: ENGR 2303.]
(3-1) 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: MAT 1224 and PHY 1943.
Force, moment, equilibrium, centroids and moments of inertia, kinematics, and kinetics of particles. Not open to students in Civil or Mechanical Engineering. May not be substituted for EGR 2103.
EGR 2323 Applied Engineering Analysis I [TCCN: MATH 2321.]
(3-1) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: MAT 1224.
Application of mathematical principles to the analysis of engineering problems using linear algebra and ordinary differential equations (ODE’s). Use of software tools. Topics include: mathematical modeling of engineering problems; separable ODE’s; first-, second-, and higher-order linear constant coefficient ODE’s; characteristic equation of an ODE; systems of coupled first-order ODE’s; matrix addition and multiplication; solution of a linear system of equations via Gauss elimination and Cramer’s rule; rank, determinant, and inverse of a matrix; eigenvalues and eigenvectors; solution of an ODE via Laplace transform; numerical solution of ODE’s. One hour of problem solving recitation.
EGR 2513 Dynamics [TCCN: ENGR 2302.]
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: EGR 2103.
Kinetics of particles and plane rigid bodies, work and energy, impulse and momentum, equations of motion and engineering applications.
EGR 3301 Engineering Co-op
1 hour credit. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Cooperative Education in Engineering Program.
Designed for students participating in Cooperative Education in Engineering Program. Problems related to students’ work assignments during their work for co-op employers. May be repeated for credit, but no more than 3 semester credit hours of Engineering Co-op may apply to a bachelor’s degree. To apply 3 semester credit hours of Engineering Co-op as a technical elective toward a degree in engineering, students must petition and get approval of a faculty advisor prior to co-op activities. The grade report for the course is either “CR” (satisfactory performance) or “NC” (unsatisfactory performance).
EGR 3323 Applied Engineering Analysis II
(3-1) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: EGR 2323.
Application of mathematical principles to the analysis of engineering problems using vector differential and integral calculus, partial differential equations, and Fourier series; complex variables; discrete mathematics; and use of software tools. One hour of problem solving recitation.
EGR 3713 Engineering Economic Analysis
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisites: ECO 2013 or ECO 2023, and MAT 1224.
Time-value of money concepts; techniques for economic evaluation of engineering alternatives; depreciation and taxes; inflation and market rates; contracting practices; funding public projects and related public policy issues.
EGR 4953 Special Studies in Engineering
(3-0) 3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
An organized course offering the opportunity for specialized study not normally or not often available as part of the regular course offerings. Special Studies may be repeated for credit when topics vary, but not more than 6 semester credit hours, regardless of discipline, will apply to a bachelor’s degree.
EGR 4993 Honors Research
3 hours credit. Prerequisite: Enrollment limited to candidates for college honors during their last two semesters; approval by the College Honors Committee.
Supervised research and preparation of an honors thesis. May be repeated once with approval.