ENGINEERING (EN)

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

EN 101 Problem Solving for Engineers 4(3-2)
Writing computer programs to solve real-world problems in engineering and science. Introduction to linear algebra. Prerequisite: equivalent of 2 years of high school algebra. (S)

EN 103 Introduction to Engineering 2(2-0)
Introduction to engineering curriculum and careers. Problem solving and creativity. Spreadsheets, word processing and other computer skills. (F)

EN 107 Engineering Graphics 2(1-2)
Introduction to the preparation of engineering drawings using freehand sketching and computer graphics software. (S)

EN 187 Success in Engineering and Science 1(1-0)
Introduction to study skills needed to succeed in engineering and science classes and to careers in engineering and science. (SS)

EN 211 Engineering Mechanics I 3(3-0)
Introduction to the relationship between forces and moments acting on an object that is in equilibrium (statics). Prerequisite: PHYS 221, or permission of instructor. (F)

EN 212 Engineering Mechanics II 3(3-0)
Introduction to the relationship between forces and moments acting on rigid objects and the motion of objects (dynamics). Prerequisite: EN 211. (S)

EN 215 Introduction to Industrial and Systems Engineering 3(3-0)
Engineering viewpoints of the principles of organization for production and the operations applicable to accomplishing organizational responsibilities. Prerequisite: pre-completion of Quantitative Skills Component. (F)

EN 231 Circuit Analysis I 4(4-0)
Circuit concepts, conventions and network equations. Initial conditions and classical methods of obtaining transient and steady-state solutions. Prerequisite: MATH 224. Corequisites: EN 231L and PHYS 222. (F)

EN 231L Circuit Analysis I Lab 1(0-2)
Observation and analysis of electrical circuits involving resistance, inductance and capacitance. Corequisite: EN 231. (F)

EN 232 Circuit Analysis II 4(4-0)
Continuation of EN 231 including waveform synthesis, network theorems, Fourier series, pole-zero diagrams and two-port network theory. Introduction to Laplace transforms. Prerequisite: EN 231. (*)

EN 260 Basic Electronics 2(2-0)
Characteristics, operation, and basic circuits of solid-state devices. Operational amplifiers with typical applications are also introduced. Prerequisites: EN 101, EN 231. (S)

EN 263 Electromechanical Devices 3(3-0)
DC and AC motors and generators, transformers, stepper motors, servomotors and various sensors: theory, device characteristics, applications and controls. Prerequisites: EN 101, EN 231. Corequisites: EN 212, EN 260. (S)

EN 270 Material and Energy Balances 3(3-0)
Material and energy balances with or without chemical reactions in chemical engineering applications. Prerequisites: CHEM 121, PHYS 221, and MATH 126. (*)

EN 291 Special Topics (1-5 VAR)
Selected topics in engineering. (*)

EN 292 Research (1-6 VAR)
Research closely supervised by a faculty member with regular meetings. (*)

EN 295 Independent Study (1-5 VAR)
Intensive study directed by a faculty member. (*)

EN 296 Cooperative Education Placement (1-5 VAR)
Work experience under direction of a field supervisor and a faculty member. Prerequisite: freshman or sophomore standing. (F,S)

EN 298 Internship (1-6 VAR)
Field work in a company or organization, with written reports. (S/U grading) (*)

EN 301 Fluid Mechanics 4(4-0)
Introduction to the relationship between the forces applied to a fluid, the motion of the fluid, and the mechanical properties of the fluid. Prerequisite: EN 212. (*)

EN 312 Materials Science 2(2-0)
The nature of engineering materials, emphasizing the relationship between macroscopic and atomic and microscopic structures. Prerequisites: PHYS 332 and CHEM 121. Corequisite: EN 312L. (*)

EN 312L Materials Science Lab 1(0-2)
Experimental studies of material properties, characteristics and micro structures. Effects of plastic deformation and heat treatment. Corequisite: EN 312. (*)

EN 321 Thermodynamics I 3(3-0)
Introduction to energy equations and flows, entropy, kinetic theory and statistical mechanics. Prerequisite: PHYS 221. (F)

EN 322 Thermodynamics II 4(4-0)
Application of laws of thermodynamics to chemically reacting thermodynamic systems, vapor cycles, gas engine cycles, propulsion systems, refrigeration and air-water vapor mixtures. Prerequisite: EN 321. (*)

EN 324 Material Science and Engineering 3(3-0)
Material properties, deformations under force, stress-strain relationships, selection of materials. Prerequisite: EN 211. Corequisite: EN 324L. (S)

EN 324L Material Science and Engineering Lab 1(0-2)
Measurements of material properties and stress-strain relationships. Prerequisite: EN 211. Corequisite: EN 324. (S)

EN 333 Computer Components Engineering 3(3-0)
Engineering design and fabrication of silicon-based, bipolar, MOS microcircuits and other computer elements. Microcircuit design and layout. Prerequisites: EN 231 and 342. (*)

EN 343 Engineering Economy 3(3-0)
Modeling, analysis and decision making involving time value of money, depreciation, income taxes and replacement analysis. Prerequisite: college algebra. (F)

EN 351 Heat Transfer 3(3-0)
Steady and unsteady conduction of heat. Convection heat transfer in boundary layer and duct flows. Forced and free convection. Thermal radiation. Prerequisite: EN 321. (*)

EN 365 Stochastic Systems Engineering 4(4-0)
Probability modeling and statistical analysis of industrial engineering systems containing elements of uncertainty. Prerequisite: MATH 126. (F)

EN 420 Simulation Experiments 4(3-2)
Design and statistical analysis of experiments using discrete event simulation models. Prerequisite: EN 365. (S)

EN 421 Structural Analysis 3(3-0)
Analysis if indeterminate beams, frames and trusses by methods of moment of distribution, slope deflection, real work, virtual work and least work. Prerequisite: EN 324. (*)

EN 430 Project Planning and Control 3(3-0)
Engineering project management including project selection, organization, planning, and budgeting. Project evaluation, tracking and control, and scheduling and resource allocation, including PERT and CPM. Prerequisite: EN 365. (F)

EN 435 Microprocessor Control Systems 3(2-2)
Components of a microprocessor control system, digital processing, survey of state-of-the-art micro-processor control systems. Prerequisite: EN 333 (*)

EN 436 Computer Systems Engineering 3(3-3)
Analysis, mathematical modeling and design of integrated control and physical systems used in product and process design engineering. Prerequisites: EN 333 and MATH 337. (*)

EN 439 Human Performance Engineering 2(1-2)
Principles and techniques of methods analysis and work measurement, human performance in human-machine systems. Corequisite: EN 215, EN 365. (F)

EN 440 Safety Engineering 3(3-0)
Occupational safety and health in different industrial environments. Theories of accident causation, governmental regulation, mechanical, electrical and environmental hazards, protective equipment, hazard analysis, safety programs design and administration, systems safety, etc. Prerequisites: EN 343 and 439. (S)

EN 441 Engineering of Manufacturing Processes 4(3-2)
Materials and processes for manufacturing including machining, casting, and forming processes: design, modeling and control. Prerequisite: EN 211. (S)

EN 442 Manufacturing Processes II 3(3-0)
Materials and processes for manufacturing including sheet metal forming, welding, machining and advanced manufacturing processes. Prerequisites: EN 342. (*)

EN 443 Quality Control and Reliability 3(3-0)
Principles and methods of quality control and improvement. Quality management strategy: design and implementation of quality programs in organizations, problem solving techniques, quality improvement tools, etc. Statistical quality control: control charts, process capability evaluation, acceptance sampling procedures, etc. Prerequisite: EN 365. (S)

EN 456 Applied Statistics I 3(3-0)
Probability space, discrete and continuous random variables: distributions, mathematics expectation, sampling, statistical inference. Bayesian rule and linear regression. Prerequisites: MATH 256 and 356. (*)

EN 461 Engineering Hydraulics 3(3-0)
Steady and unsteady flow in pipes, open-channel flow, hydraulic measurements, critical depth and hydraulic jump, and design of spillways. Prerequisite: EN 301 or permission of instructor. (*)

EN 471 Operations Research 3(3-0)
Techniques for analysis and solution of problems in industrial and management systems. Linear programming, duality theory, sensitivity analysis, and network analysis techniques. Prerequisite: MATH 224. (F)

EN 473 Computer Integrated Manufacturing 3(2-2)
Engineering design, modeling and applications in production: automation, flowlines, robotics, numerical control, and computer usage in manufacturing. Prerequisites: EN 101, 231, 231L, and 441. (F)

EN 475 Facility, Planning and Design 3(3-0)
Application of industrial and systems engineering techniques to problems related to an organization’s physical resources. Facilities planning and plant layout, material handling, site selection and facilities location. Corequisite: EN 471. (F)

EN 477 Operations Planning and Control 3(3-0)
Techniques for analysis and management of manufacturing operations and production with emphasis on inventory systems and forecasting. Prerequisite: EN 471 or permission of instructor. (S)

EN 487 Career Success in Engineering 1(1-0)
Topics related to identifying an appropriate career path, finding a job, and planning for graduate school. (F,S)

EN 488 Engineering Design Projects 3(3-0)
Application of engineering principles to a design project. Prerequisites: EN 493. (F,S)

EN 491 Special Topics (1-5 VAR)
Prerequisite: junior standing. (*)

EN 492 Research (1-6 VAR)
Faculty directed research project. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing. (*)

EN 493 Senior Seminar 2(2-0)
Steps in the engineering design process including creativity, technical analysis, and presentations. Prepare for senior project. Prerequisites: senior standing and permission of instructor. (S/U grading) (F,S)

EN 495 Independent Study (1-5 VAR)
Prerequisite: junior standing. (*)

EN 496 Cooperative Education Placement (1-5 VAR)
Work experience under the direction of a field supervisor and a faculty member. Prerequisite: junior or senior standing. (F,S)

EN 498 Internship (1-6 VAR)
Field work in a company or organization, with written reports. Prerequisites: junior or senior standing. (S/U grading) (*)

GRADUATE COURSES

EN 500 Logistics, Maintainability and Life-cycle Support 3(3-0)
Application of management systems analysis to problems of system maintainability and maintenance. Models of repair and failure, wear-out processes, maintenance and inspection policies and spare parts policies. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)

EN 501 Software Systems Engineering 3(3-0)
Software systems development and life cycles to include applications development stratagem, system development life cycle and phases, system development management, group dynamics in the development process, user requirements determination, and analysis and logical specification of the system. Cost forecasting of the engineering design through modeling. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)

EN 503 Ergonomics 3(3-0)
Theory and practice of human performance measurement and human factors engineering. Study of human sensory, perceptual mental, psychomotor, and other characteristics applied to the design of human-machine systems for performance effectiveness, productivity and safety. Prerequisite: graduate standing. (F)

EN 504 Scheduling and Sequencing 3(3-0)
Theory of determining scheduling and sequencing with stochastic extensions. An introduction to the complexity of computations in systems varying from single machine to job shop. Prerequisite: EN 571 or permission of instructor. (S)

EN 520 Simulation Experiments 4(3-2)
Design and statistical analysis of experiments using discrete event simulation models. Prerequi sites: EN 365 and graduate standing. (S)

EN 530 Project Planning and Control 3(3-0)
Engineering project management including project selection, organization, planning, and budgeting. Project evaluation, tracking and control, and scheduling and resource allocation, including PERT and CPM Prerequisite: graduate standing. (F)

EN 540 Advanced Engineering Economics 3(3-0)
Advanced topics in engineering economy featuring income tax consideration, treatment of inflation, risk and uncertainty models, cost-effectiveness concepts, and project comparison methods. Prerequisite: EN 343, or permission of instructor. (S)

EN 556 (MATH 556) Design and Analysis of Experiments 3(3-0)
Foundations of experimental design, outline efficient methods to implement experiments, develop statistical methods to sort signal from noise, and analyze information derived from the experiment. Prerequisite: MATH 256 and 356. (SS)

EN 565 Stochastic Systems Engineering 3(3-0)
Analysis and design of systems containing elements of uncertainty in demand and performance capability. Time varying measures and approximations are emphasized. Additional work required of graduate students. Prerequisites: MATH 256 and 356. (*)

EN 571 Operations Research 3(3-0)
Techniques for analysis and solution of problems in industrial and management systems. Linear programming, duality theory, sensitivity analysis, and network analysis techniques. Prerequisites: MATH 224 and graduate standing. (F)

EN 575 Facility Planning and Design 3(3-0)
Application of industrial and systems engineering techniques to problems related to an organization’s physical resources. Facilities planning, plant layout, material handling, site selection and location. Corequisite: EN 571. (F)

EN 577 Operations Planning and Control 3(3-0)
Techniques for analysis and management of manufacturing operations and production with emphasis on inventory systems and forecasting. Prerequisite: EN 571 or permission of instructor. (S)

EN 587 Career Success in Engineering 1(1-0)
Topics related to identifying an appropriate career path, finding a job, and planning for graduate school. (F,S)

EN 588 Graduate Projects 3(3-0)
Application of graduate industrial engineering principles to a capstone design project. Prerequisite: EN 520, 571, 575, & 577. (*)

EN 590 Special Projects (1-3 VAR)
Individual project selected, outlined and pursued by student. May be repeated. Prerequisite: graduate standing and advisor approval. (*)

EN 591 Special Topics (1-3 VAR)
Selected topics in industrial and systems engineering. Heuristic design, reliability, industrial ergonomics, multi-criteria decision analysis, analytical facility location and site selection models. Not every topic offered each year. May be repeated. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (S)

EN 593 Graduate Seminar 2(2-0)
Seminar for students entering the systems engineering program. Philosophical, methodological and ethical issues in systems engineering are discussed (S/U grading). Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (F)

EN 595 Independent Study (1-5 VAR)
Prerequisite: graduate standing. (*)

EN 598 Internship (1-6 VAR)
Field work in a company or organization, with written reports. (S/U grading) (*)

EN 599 Thesis Research (1-6 VAR)
Preparation of thesis to meet degree requirements. Arranged with major adviser. May be repeated (IP and S/U grading). Prerequisites: graduate standing and adviser approval. (F,S)