Engineering

EGR 115 (3 CR)
Engineering Graphics

Applies principles of orthographic projection and multi-view drawings. Teaches descriptive geometry including relationships of points, lines, planes and solids. Introduces sectioning, dimensioning, and computer graphic techniques. Includes instruction in Computer Aided Drafting. (Credit will not be awarded for both EGR 115 and EGR 110.) Lecture 1 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

EGR 120 (2 CR)
Introduction to Engineering

Introduces the engineering profession, professional concepts, ethics, and responsibility. Reviews hand calculators, number systems, and unit conversions. Introduces the personal computer, operating systems and processing, engineering problem solving, and graphic techniques. Lecture 2 hours per week.

EGR 126 (3 CR)
Computer Programming for Engineers

Introduces computers, their architecture and software.  Teaches program development using flowcharts.  Solves engineering problems involving programming in languages such as FORTRAN, PASCAL, or C++.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 127 (2 CR)
Introduction to Computer Programming

Introduces programming in a higher level language such as FORTRAN, BASIC, PASCAL, or C++, on the microcomputer. Uses the operating system, packaged software and peripheral devices.  Emphasizes engineering program problem solving. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.

EGR 130 (5 CR)
Statics and Strength of Materials for Engineering Technology

Prerequisites:  MTH 104 or MTH 163 or equivalent

Presents principles and applications of free-body diagrams of force systems in equilibrium. Analyzes frames and trusses. Presents principles and applications to problems in friction, centroids, and moments of inertia. Includes properties of materials, stress, strain, elasticity, design of connections, shear and bending in statically determinate beams, and axially loaded columns. Lecture 4 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

EGR 140 (3 CR)
Engineering Mechanics - Statics

Co-requisite:  MTH 173

Presents principles and applications of free-body diagrams of force systems in equilibrium. Analyzes frames and trusses. Presents principles and applications to problems in friction, centroids, and moments of inertia. Includes properties of materials, stress, strain, elasticity, design of connections, shear and bending in statically determinate beams, and axially loaded columns. Lecture 4 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

EGR 199 (1-5 CR)
Supervised Study

Assigns problems for independent study incorporating previous instruction and supervised by the instructor. May be repeated for credit one time. Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 206 (3 CR)
Engineering Economics

Presents economic analysis of engineering alternatives. Studies economic and cost concepts, calculation of economic equivalence, comparison of alternatives, replacement economy, economic optimization in design and operation, depreciation, and after tax analysis. Lecture 2-3 hours per week.

EGR 245 (3 CR)
Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics

Prerequisite:  EGR 130 or EGR 140

Presents approach to kinematics of particles in linear and curvilinear motion. Includes kinematics of rigid bodies in plane motion. Teaches Newton’s second law, work-energy and power, impulse and momentum, and problem solving using computers.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 246 (3 CR)
Mechanics of Materials

Prerequisite:  EGR 130 or EGR 140

Teaches concepts of stress, strain, deformation, internal equilibrium, and basic properties of engineering materials.  Analyzes axial loads, torsion, bending, shear, and combined loading.  Studies stress transformation and principle stresses, column analysis, and energy principles.  Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 247 (1 CR)
Mechanics of Materials Laboratory

Prerequisite:  EGR 130 or EGR 140

Examines mechanical behavior of bars, rods, shafts, tubes, and beams subjected to various types of loading. Introduces experimental stress analysis techniques, such as the use of strain gages and data reduction. Laboratory 2 hours per week.

EGR 248 (3 CR)
Thermodynamics for Engineering

Studies formulation of the first and second law of thermodynamics. Presents energy conversion, concepts of energy, temperature, entropy and enthalpy, and equations of state of fluids. Covers reversibility and irreversibility in processes, closed and open systems, cyclical processes, and problem solving using computers. Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 285 (1 CR)
Capstone Project

Provides a capstone research project for the final semester of the program, focusing inquiry on an area of interest to the student or area relevant to their prospective career fields. May include problem based research topics, internships, or other focused projects.  Lecture 1 hour per week.