Engineering (ENGR)

ENGR 10001     INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the operation and use of computer systems in technology-related applications. Laboratory assignments include the use of microcomputers for solving technical problems.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 13585     COMPUTER AIDED ENGINEERING GRAPHICS      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to 3D computer aided engineering graphics. Students will be able to create 3-D models and assemblies using a feature based parametric solid modeling CAD package. Students will learn concepts of engineering graphics as well as learn to generate, edit, and dimension drawing views.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 15300     INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING ANALYSIS USING MATLAB®      2 Credit Hours

Introduction to basic concepts in engineering analysis using the Matlab® computing language, the industry-standard “first language” for engineers. Introduction to algorithm coding and development, debugging, analysis and interpretation.

Prerequisite: None.

Pre/corequisite: MATH 12002.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 15301     INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING ANALYSIS USING MATLAB® LAB      1 Credit Hour

Laboratory session introducing basic concepts in engineering analysis using the Matlab® computing language, the industry-standard “first language” for engineers. Introduction to algorithm coding and development, debugging, analysis and interpretation.

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 15300.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 15500     INTRODUCTION TO AEROSPACE ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

Fundamentals of fluid mechanics, applied aerodynamics, propulsion systems, airplane performance, stability, orbital motion, and launch vehicle performance.

Pre/corequisite: MATH 12002.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 20000     PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ENGINEERING      1 Credit Hour

Providing several direct opportunities for interviewing and networking with engineering industry professionals, the main goal of this course is to prepare students for internship and career opportunities. Students will also have opportunities to develop necessary financial literacy skills to succeed in post-graduate careers while detailing and implementing short, middle and long-term life goals as part of the life-long learning process.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 20001     ENERGY/POWER      3 Credit Hours

Study of basic thermodynamic laws and how they apply to the conversion and transfer of heat energy into useful power.

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020 and ENGR 21022.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 20002     MATERIALS AND PROCESSES      3 Credit Hours

Study and practice addressing the nature of basic manufacturing materials and the processes by which they are converted into manufactured products. Includes laboratory experience.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 20004     FUNDAMENTALS OF CIRCUIT ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

Analysis of DC and AC electrical circuits consisting of resistive and reactive components using the basic circuit theorems, descriptions of AC signals in terms of phasors, power and resonance in electrical circuits, transformers and polyphase systems.

Prerequisite: PHY 23102.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 20005     INTRODUCTION TO CYBERSECURITY      3 Credit Hours

This course will introduce the students to the fundamentals of Cybersecurity. Students will be able to develop an understanding of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures used to defend networks. This course will also explore cyber trends, threats, personal privacy.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 21020     SURVEY OF ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS      3 Credit Hours

Survey of DC and AC circuits, semiconductors and electronic devices, including microprocessors and embedded systems.

Prerequisite: MATH 11022 and PHY 13002.

Corequisite: ENGR 21022.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 21022     SURVEY OF ELECTRICITY AND ELECTRONICS LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

Laboratory experiments related to the course ENGR 21020.

Prerequisite: MATH 11022 and PHY 13002.

Corequisite: ENGR 21020.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 23010     COMPUTER HARDWARE      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the hardware, architecture and operation of the personal computer and associated devices. Topics include personal computer architecture and operation fundamentals; basic hardware; data buses and ports; hardware component packaging; auxiliary hardware components; computer assembly; basic hardware installation and configuration; and basic troubleshooting. This course is aligned with A+ content. CompTIA A+ is the preferred qualifying credential for technical support and IT operational roles.

Prerequisite: EMAT 26010 or ENGR 26010.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 23585     ADVANCED COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Advanced applications of 3D, feature based, parametric, solid modeling software including finite element analysis, simulation, parameters, motion and mechanisms, and other advanced tools in the design of parts and assemblies.

Prerequisite: ENGR 13585.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 25200     STATICS      3 Credit Hours

Forces and moments; equilibrium in two and three dimensions; multi-force members; equilibrium, centroids and friction.

Prerequisite: MATH 12003 and PHY 23101.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 25400     DYNAMICS      3 Credit Hours

Kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies in planar motion and an introduction to the kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies in three-dimensional motion.

Prerequisite: ENGR 25200; and MATH 22005 or MATH 32051.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 25500     AERODYNAMICS FOR ENGINEERS I      3 Credit Hours

Basic fluid dynamics concepts, conservation laws, potential, airfoil and wing analysis. Boundary layers on plates and airfoils. Pressure gradients. Introduction to turbulent and vortex-dominated flows.

Prerequisite: ENGR 15500; and MATH 22005 or MATH 32051 .

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 26010     INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Describes Computer Engineering Technology concepts and principles. Topics include computer hardware, computer hardware operations, digital systems design, networking hardware, technology of networking, computer aided design and embedded systems.

Pre/corequisite: MATH 11022.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 26200     PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS I      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to engineering problem solving and use of programming language to solve those problems. Students are expected to develop basic mathematical modeling and engineering problem solving skills using mathematical tools and programming languages. Developing modeling and logical thinking are the core objective of this course.

Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 26301     NETWORKING HARDWARE I      4 Credit Hours

A hands-on, applied engineering-focused course emphasizing the operation, maintenance, and performance aspects of personal computer networking hardware. Topics include networking hardware operation, characteristics, configuration, and troubleshooting fundamentals. Course also includes network standards, protocols, configuration, topologies, and administrative fundamentals as related to networking hardware systems.

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020 (and ENGR 21022) or EMAT 26010 or ENGR 26010.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 27100     FUNDAMENTALS OF OPERATING SYSTEMS FOR ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

The course will prepare students to engineer, install, monitor and manage systems using open-source operating systems. The students will learn operating system fundamentals for engineering applications, including cybersecurity engineering applications. Students will also learn how to configure local storage, create and configure systems, deploy and maintain systems, manage users and groups, and manage security. Different types of open source operating systems that are relevant for engineering systems will be introduced to students, in conjunction with key tools used in cybersecurity engineering.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 27210     INTRODUCTION TO SUSTAINABILITY      3 Credit Hours

Introduces the students to the concepts of sustainability and its three pillars, namely, economic growth, environmental protection, and social equality. Students taking the course will understand the language and concepts of sustainability and will acquire the knowledge to further study sustainability.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 31000     CULTURAL DYNAMICS TECHNOLOGY (DIVD) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Study of technology and the forces it exerts upon society.

Prerequisite: ENG 21011.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Diversity Domestic, Writing Intensive Course

ENGR 31010     ENGINEERING AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS      3 Credit Hours

Applications of codes of ethics in the engineering and technology professions reflective of social and moral responsibilities to the public, and accountability in engineering practice.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 31016     MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Classroom, laboratory and field experiences involving the major aspects of a manufacturing enterprise including product design, production financing and marketing.

Prerequisite: ENGR 10001 and ENGR 20002.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 3 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 31020     AUTOMATED MANUFACTURING      3 Credit Hours

Theory and operation of computer controlled machine tools, robots and processes.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 31032     POWER TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Principles of energy conversion and power application. Overview of basic heat engines, machines and transmission devices. Alternative energy systems and conservation techniques.

Prerequisite: ENGR 20001 and ENGR 20004.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 31065     CAST METALS      3 Credit Hours

Principles and processes of metal casting with a focus on current industrial practices. Includes laboratory experience with nonferrous metals and industrial tours.

Prerequisite: ENGR 20002.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 31067     MACHINING TECHNOLOGY I      3 Credit Hours

Lecture and laboratory experiences in basic machine tool principles and processes.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 32002     MATERIALS AND PROCESSES II      3 Credit Hours

Advanced study and practice in materials and processes. Emphasis will be upon developing skills and knowledge in producing a product and conducting problem solving activities.

Prerequisite: ENGR 20002.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 7 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 32101     POLYMERS I      3 Credit Hours

Description of various polymers, thermoplastics and thermosets. Processes used to produce products. Outline of polymer chemistry including methods of testing and identification.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33010     COMPUTER HARDWARE FOR ANIMATION      3 Credit Hours

Students will gain a complete, step-by-step approach for learning the fundamentals of supporting and troubleshooting computer hardware. Throughout this course, students will learn the technical skills for PC configuration and troubleshooting. Finally, the students will be exposed to the concepts of Animation and Design through exploring Deep learning concepts, GPUs benchmark tests, peripherals and gaming platforms.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33016     PC/NETWORK ENGINEERING AND TROUBLESHOOTING      3 Credit Hours

Covers the service, maintenance, upgrade and optimization of personal computers. Specification, installation and maintenance of local area networks are covered. Students learn communication protocols and network architecture. Two lectures and two labs a week.

Prerequisite: EERT 22014 or ENGR 33010.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33020     COMPUTER HARDWARE II      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth look at personal computer design and hardware components, and an introduction to the fundamentals of personal computer networks. Topics include the operation, assembly, configuration, diagnosis, and unit-level troubleshooting of personal computers and their associated hardware components. Also includes an introduction to PC network configuration, hardware, and troubleshooting fundamentals.

Prerequisite: ENGR 23010.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33031     PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to programmable logic controllers (PLCS) covering hardware, ladder logic programming, networking and communications. Programming timers, counters and sequencers and an introduction to human machine interfaces (HMIS).

Prerequisite: ENGR 10001, ENGR 21020 and ENGR 21022.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33032     PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS II      3 Credit Hours

Advanced principles and applications of programmable logic controllers with a focus on using sequential function charts to control complex industrial processes. Includes real time control issues, PLC networking, programming languages other than ladder logic, standards, motion control, supervisory control and data acquisition, process control, alarm management, power failure strategies and safety.

Prerequisite: ENGR 33031.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33033     HYDRAULICS/PNEUMATICS      3 Credit Hours

Fluid properties, hydraulic design, viscosity, hydraulic components, pumps, systems and circuits, maintenance and safety, pneumatics, air systems control and design.

Prerequisite: PHY 13001 or PHY 23101.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33040     CONTROL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

Analysis of mathematical models of feedback control systems. Includes introduction to basic control system terms and devices, open loop and closed loop control, Laplace transforms, static and dynamic response, stability and performance of control systems, frequency response analysis, Bode plot, root locus.

Prerequisite: MATH 12002; and ENGR 20004 or ENGR 21020 (and ENGR 21022).

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33092     COOPERATIVE EDUCATION - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (ELR) (WIC)      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credit hours) Supervised work-study experience in approved business or industrial environment relative to the student's major. A 3 credit hour co-op experience must be for a period of at least 12 consecutive weeks at 40 hours per week, or 30 hours per week for 15 weeks, totaling not less than 450 hours. Most co-ops occur during the summer. Students can earn up to an additional 3 credit hours (one to three per co-op – 150 work hours per credit hour) over the course of their college career as long as each co-op has a different focus.

Prerequisite: Minimum 2.250 overall GPA; and sophomore standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 10-30 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

ENGR 33095     SPECIAL TOPICS: APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Special topics of immediate interest in applied science and technology.

Prerequisite: Junior standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33111     STATICS AND STRENGTH OF MATERIALS      3 Credit Hours

An algebra based analytical study of equilibrium of extended 2-dimensional bodies, the concepts of elastic and thermal properties of materials, centroid and moment of inertia, and the relationship between the external forces applied to extended objects (generally beams and columns) and the resulting bending and shear stresses, the resulting strains and deformation of the object.

Prerequisite: PHY 13001 or PHY 23101.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33220     ELECTRONIC DEVICES      4 Credit Hours

Introduction to electronic non-linear devices including, diodes, transistors, opotoelectronic devices and operational amplifiers. Use and application of these devices in different types of application like rectifiers, amplifiers and linear integrated circuits.

Prerequisite: ENGR 20004.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33222     DIGITAL DESIGN FOR COMPUTER ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to digital design. The operation and use of digital devices and components as used in microprocessors and digital computers. Topics include binary arithmetic operations, Boolean algebra, logic gates, combinational and sequential logic, buffers, registers, memory devices. Students are exposed to applied problem solving via basic programing with microcontrollers and microprocessors.

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33223     ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION      3 Credit Hours

Principles of digital and analog telecommunications and data signals. Topics include electromagnetic signal time and frequency characteristics, signal propagation, signal modulation, transmission lines, wireless signals, antennas, digital signal characteristics and protocols, signal multiplexing, microwave devices and applications.

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020 and ENGR 21022.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33225     INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

The application of electronics to the control of industrial machines and processes. Includes laboratory.

Prerequisite: ENGR 33220.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33320     APPLIED EMBEDDED SYSTEMS I      3 Credit Hours

Course builds upon the content of several other applied engineering courses to establish a foundation for students to utilize embedded systems for engineering problem solving. Students are exposed to the history of the microcontroller that is at the heart of modern embedded systems. Student learn about the different classes of embedded systems and form a foundation from which they can begin to develop solutions to simple, but real-world, problems using simple embedded microcontrollers, electronic devices and sensors. Basic coding principals are explained from an engineering problem-solving perspective.

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020, ENGR 21022, ENGR 26200 and ENGR 33222.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33333     INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS      3 Credit Hours

Classification, characteristics, and functions of industrial robots. Covers basic safety precautions for working with robots. Laboratory time will be spent programming FANUC industrial robots and utilizing FANUC robot teach pendants. Students will have the opportunity to obtain a FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operation and Programming Certificate of Completion.

Prerequisite: PHY 13002.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33363     MATERIALS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Scientific study of modern manufacturing materials (metals, plastics and ceramics) and the laboratory test methods used to determine their manufacturing specifications and properties.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33657     INTRODUCTION TO LEAN SIX SIGMA      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to lean six sigma. Including understanding the systems, measuring and defining performance, analyzing, improving, and controlling processes, and leading six sigma initiatives.

Prerequisite: MATH 11010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33700     QUALITY TECHNIQUES      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to quality management and the tools and techniques including the basic tools identified by ASQ (American Society for Quality) as well as an introduction to Lean and Six Sigma. Information presented helps prepare the student to qualify for the Quality Process Analyst Certification.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33870     FACILITY DESIGN AND MATERIAL HANDLING      3 Credit Hours

Provides students with a fundamental understanding of how layout affects the flow through a system. Both qualitative and quantitative tools are presented for complete approach to facility design and material handling.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 34002     ADVANCED COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of AGD 22000 with an emphasis on the use of a Parametric-based CAD software (Pro/Engineer) for the design and modeling of industrial products.

Prerequisite: AGD 22000 and MERT 12001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35200     THERMAL FLUID ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

First and Second Law of Thermodynamics for closed and open systems. Fundamentals of fluid mechanics and heat transfer.

Prerequisite: MATH 22005 or MATH 32051; and PHY 23101.

Corequisite: ENGR 35201.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35201     THERMAL FLUID ENGINEERING LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

Laboratory demonstrations and experiments for various heat transfer and fluid dynamics concepts.

Prerequisite: None.

Corequisite: ENGR 35200.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35300     AEROSPACE VEHICLE PERFORMANCE I      3 Credit Hours

Performance analysis of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft. Equations of motion, evaluation of forces, and performance calculations. Steady and accelerated flight performance.

Prerequisite: ENGR 25500; and MATH 32044 or MATH 32052.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35400     SYSTEM DYNAMICS AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

Dynamic modeling and response of systems with mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and or thermal elements. Classical methods of feedback control system design and analysis.

Prerequisite: MATH 32044 or MATH 32052; and minimum C grade in ENGR 25400.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35500     SIGNALS AND CIRCUITS      3 Credit Hours

An introduction to electric circuit elements and electronic devices and a study of circuits containing such devices. Both analog and digital systems are considered.

Prerequisite: PHY 23102.

Corequisite: ENGR 35501.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35501     SIGNALS AND CIRCUITS LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

Laboratory demonstrations and experiments for electrical circuits, data acquisition, and signal measurements.

Corequisite: ENGR 35500.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35550     LAW AND ETHICS FOR ENGINEERS      3 Credit Hours

This course examines legal and ethical issues in engineering design. Special focus will be given to Negligence Law, Strict Product Liability Law, Design and Manufacturing defects, Patent, Copyright and Trademark law. Employment law and whistleblower protection will be discussed in the context of the engineer. Special focus will be given through the examination of case studies including but not limited to the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, the Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster, the Boeing 737 Max crashes.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35600     AERODYNAMICS FOR ENGINEERS II      3 Credit Hours

Compressible flow relationships; compressibility effects on airfoil and wing aerodynamics; shock waves; boundary layer effects on aircraft performance.

Prerequisite: ENGR 25500; and MATH 32044 or MATH 32052.

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 35200.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 35765     QUALITY AND RELIABILITY ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to reliability and quality engineering with an emphasis on manufacturing and techniques for improving quality and reliability. Includes reliability, reliability prediction, quality techniques, modeling statistical process control, control charts, sampling, experimental design, and designing and manufacturing for quality and reliability.

Prerequisite: MATH 11010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 36200     PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS II      3 Credit Hours

Emphasizes engineering problems and applications of programming language and mathematical tools to analyze and solve them. Students are expected to learn problem solving techniques, modeling, simulation, presentation of engineering application oriented problems using programming languages. Advanced modeling, simulations and analysis are the core objective of this course.

Prerequisite: ENGR 26200; and junior standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 36302     NETWORKING HARDWARE II      3 Credit Hours

Continuation of ENGR 26301. In-depth coverage of personal computer-based enterprise networking systems hardware with a focus on network hardware and software configuration, fault analysis, diagnostics, and troubleshooting. Topics include router and switch operation, programming, configuration, and troubleshooting, along with overall enterprise network maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair. Course also includes WAN and VLAN fundamentals, intermediate TCP_IP, and network administration and maintenance as related to fielding and maintaining networking hardware components and systems.

Prerequisite: ENGR 26301.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 36337     INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY      3 Credit Hours

This course provides the foundation for understanding the key issues associated with protecting information assets. It covers the essential principles for information security and risk management; making it an important stepping stone of an IT security career. The course is supported with case based industry problems and their solutions through simulation based labs. Additionally, this course prepares students for CompTIA's Security+ SY0-501 certification exam.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 36620     PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

The planning, organizing, directing, and controlling of company technology resources for project-based management functions. Includes project coordination requirements, management and planning methods and the use of various management and planning tools.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 37666     KINEMATICS AND DYNAMICS OF MAC      3 Credit Hours

The study of the kinematics and dynamics of machinery with an emphasis on links, cams and gears.

Prerequisite: MATH 32051.

Corequisite: MATH 32052.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 41055     INDUSTRIAL PRACTICE      1-8 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Practical experience in industry of cooperative work-study nature.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 1-8 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 41065     SOLID MODELING AND SOLIDIFICATION      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to casting simulation software with emphasis on projects related to design and filling of casting molds.

Prerequisite: ENGR 31065 and ENGR 34002.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 41093     VT WKSP-TECH      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ENGR 51093) Specialized instructional unit oriented toward the application of current technology concepts.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42100     TRAINING TOPICS IN TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Specialized advanced instruction oriented primarily to the theoretical base and application of current technology developed by experts in the specific technology. This course requires substantial base knowledge.

Prerequisite: Special approval.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42111     STRENGTH OF MATERIALS FOR ENGINEERS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52111 and ENGR 72111) The mathematical study of how materials respond to external forces. Stress, strain, torsion; deformation of thin-walled pressure vessels, beams, and columns; and an introduction to energy methods.

Prerequisite: ENGR 25200, MATH 32051 and MATH 32052.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42200     RADIATION PROCESSING OF MATERIALS      3 Credit Hours

Description of the radiation sources used in radiation technology and the study of the effects of electrons and gamma rays on materials of technological interest. Experiments deal with the effects of radiation in different materials.

Prerequisite: PHY 13002 or PHY 12202; and MATH 12002 or MATH 19002; and ENGR 33363.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42363     MATERIALS SELECTION IN DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Description and analysis of procedures for selecting appropriate materials for a particular mechanical design. The affect of processing on material properties, introduction to materials science for users of materials. Extensive case studies of materials selection and materials and sustainability.

Prerequisite: ENGR 20002, MATH 32052 and PHY 23102.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42400     RADIATION DOSIMETRY AND SAFETY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52400) Basic concepts of dosimetry and its units as applied to radiation technology, including theory of dosimeter response and use of dosimeters in radiation environments. Safety principles and practices followed in radiation environments, including terminology, maximum exposure limits, and procedures to minimize exposure to radiation.

Prerequisite: ENGR 42200.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43016     ADVANCED PC-NETWORK ENGINEERING AND TROUBLESHOOTING      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth look at the architecture, operation, configuration, fault analysis, troubleshooting and repair of personal computer and computer network hardware components. Topics include the operation, assembly, configuration, diagnosis, and unit-level troubleshooting of personal computer hardware, computer networking hardware, and related hardware components.

Prerequisite: ENGR 33020 and ENGR 36302.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43026     MICROPROCESSOR SYSTEMS      4 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 53026) Introduction to the architecture, operation and applications of an advanced microprocessor, focusing on assembly language programming and interfacing of standard programmable peripherals.

Prerequisite: ENGR 33222 and ENGR 46330.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43030     MECHATRONICS      3 Credit Hours

Application of automation concepts in motion control, electrical circuits, fundamental mechanics, control systems and programming including modeling, interfacing and signal conditioning.

Prerequisite: PHY 23102 and ENGR 33040.

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 33031.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43031     MECHATRONICS II      3 Credit Hours

Advanced modeling, system response, closed loop control and system software for mechatronic systems.

Prerequisite: ENGR 43030.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43050     INVENTIVE PROBLEM SOLVING      3 Credit Hours

Theory of Inventive Problem Solving, TRIZ, is a collection of powerful problem-solving tools for a broad range of inventive problems. Capstone web-based course for students finishing their bachelor's degree. Assists students in utilizing material learned in earlier courses to solve many real world problems in multiple disciplines.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43060     MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION      3 Credit Hours

Subjects covered in this course are case studies of innovative companies, elements of an innovation process, review of major problem solving methods, technical opportunity analysis, technical planning, technological forecasting, concept development and elements of patents. A project is included that utilizes TRIZ software and innovation model elements.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43080     INDUSTRIAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY      3 Credit Hours

Examines the occupational safety and health act and fundamentals of industrial safety programs.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43096     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Work study of an individual nature on a topic in a field of applied science and technology.

Prerequisite: Junior standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 43220     ELECTRICAL MACHINERY      3 Credit Hours

Principles of operation and application of motors, generators, transformers and other magnetic devices; electrical power generation, distribution and use.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43221     DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTATION      4 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 53221) Focuses on applications of instrumentation and control systems using computers and cirocontrollers including sensors, transducers, instruments, data acquisition boards, software programs, signal conditioning and transmission methods.

Prerequisite: MATH 12003 and PHY 23102 and ENGR 43026.

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 33223.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43222     COMPUTER HARDWARE ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 53222) Internal architecture and operation of digital computers. Topics include computer processor datapaths and control, computer memory datapaths and control, pipelining and parallel processing, memory architecture and management, IO control, system bus architecture and properties, storage systems, and computer control timing and synchronization. Students gain understanding in how system software manages system resources and abstracts programming requirements. Alternative architectures such as embedded systems and SoC platforms are discussed. Industry standards for calculating system performance are used.

Prerequisite: EMAT 26010 or ENGR 33222.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43320     APPLIED EMBEDDED SYSTEMS II      3 Credit Hours

This course serves as an extension of ENGR 33333. The student will develop advanced engineering problem solving techniques using embedded system microcontrollers. Further programming in Embedded C is supported by this practical problem solving approach. Assembler language is discussed to solve specific hardware issues. A broad survey of special use computing hardware such as FPGAs, ASICs and SoC platforms is covered with basic approaches to leverage and program these devices.

Prerequisite: ENGR 33333 and ENGR 36200.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43550     COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 53550) The application of computers to the preparation of machine tool control programs.

Prerequisite: ENGR 10001 or ENGR 26010; and ENGR 20002.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43580     COMPUTER-AIDED MACHINE DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Application of the principles of mechanics and strength of materials, with computer assistance to the design and selection of machine components under both static and dynamic loads.

Prerequisite: ENGR 10001 or ENGR 26010; and ENGR 33111 and ENGR 34002 and MATH 12002 and PHY 13001.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43700     COMPUTER-INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 53700) Study of the computer-integrated manufacturing system as it relates to product design, estimating inventory, machining and assembly, quality control and distribution.

Prerequisite: ENGR 43550.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 5 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43899     APPLIED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR      3 Credit Hours

As the capstone course in Applied Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Technology, students will develop and participate in all aspects of a project involving the solution of a problem through application of technology. Students must pass the ATMAE Certified Technology Manager (CTM) exam.

Prerequisite: Applied engineering major or mechanical engineering technology major; and senior standing.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone, Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 44000     ANDROID DEVELOPMENT TOOLS FOR INSTRUMENT CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

The Android Development Tools for Instrument Control course examines the principles of application design and development for instrument control. More specifically, this course's focus on device control using various android tools, for example, robots. Students will learn how to control and manage hardware using android tools. Topics will include android architecture, security, different types of hardware devices and their architecture.

Prerequisite: ENGR 26200 or ENGR 46330; and senior standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 45099     CAPSTONE: FOUNDRY TOOLING AND PATTERN MAKING (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

Capstone course for Applied Engineering Foundry Technology concentration. A project based lecture-lab focused on production of foundry tooling, testing, and quality approval.

Prerequisite: ENGR 41065 and ENGR 43550.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab, Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ENGR 45121     AEROSPACE PROPULSION FOR ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth study of gas turbine engines, rockets, and hypersonic propulsion systems used in aerospace applications. Includes propulsion system design and operation, and the analysis of performance characteristics.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 45151     APPLIED FLIGHT DYNAMICS II      3 Credit Hours

Aerodynamics, flight dynamics, and flight performance of high performance aircraft. Course includes supersonic aerodynamics, flight stability and handling, and an in-depth investigation and analysis of flight performance parameters including lift, drag, load factor, climb performance, and turn performance.

Prerequisite: AERN 45150.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 45600     AEROSPACE VEHICLE PERFORMANCE II      3 Credit Hours

Three-dimensional aircraft rigid body dynamics, aircraft equations of motion, principles of static stability and control, dynamic stability of uncontrolled motion, gyroscopic instruments.

Prerequisite: A minimum C grade in ENGR 25500 and ENGR 35400.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 45700     AIRCRAFT DESIGN (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with AERN 55700) First of a two-course series of aerospace design. Preliminary design or case study of an aerospace vehicle, including but not limited, to aircraft, rotorcraft and spacecraft. Primary focus on introduction to design, decision-making in design and preliminary sizing of an aerospace vehicle to meet customer requirements. Final technical report and presentation.

Prerequisite: (AERN 45030 and AERN 45150 and ENGR 45121) or (ENGR 35300 and ENGR 35500 and ENGR 45121).

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ENGR 45850     AIRCRAFT DESIGN II (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Second of a two-course series of aerospace design. Preliminary design or case study of an aerospace vehicle, including but not limited to aircraft, rotorcraft, and spacecraft. Primary focus on sub-system design (i.e., propulsion, structure, controls, etc.), and overall vehicle integration of these subsystems. Cost analysis and safety analysis. Final technical report and or model prototype.

Prerequisite: ENGR 45600 and ENGR 45700.

Pre/corequisite: AERN 45900.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Writing Intensive Course

ENGR 45901     INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT METHOD AND APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 55901 and ENGR 75901) The objective of this course is to teach in a unified manner the fundamentals of the finite element method for the analysis of engineering problems arising in solids and structures. The course will emphasize the solution of real-life problems using the finite element method and students will get exposure to commercial finite element software (ANSYS or ABAQUS) and will learn to critically evaluate finite element models. Examples will be provided for solid, fluid, and heat transfer applications. Finally, developing an understanding of the computational aspects of the finite-element method and its application in realistic aerospace applications are the core goals of this course. Prerequisite: MATH 32044 or MATH 32052; and senior standing

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46099     COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CAPSTONE      3 Credit Hours

The course provides students with an integrative experience, applying aspects of the student's required coursework in computer engineering technology. Students gain experience in developing requirements in engineering specifications for a practical problem in networking and or telecom-related projects. This course will address emerging issues, capabilities and challenges in the current field of study.

Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 46350.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab, Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46300     NETWORK SECURITY      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to Network security with emphasis in identifying, analyzing and preventing various threats and attack patterns on computer networks. Students will gain practical knowledge on network security protocols, firewalls, VPN, Intrusion detection and prevention systems. Prepares students for industry certification.

Prerequisite: ENGR 26301.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46312     WIRELESS NETWORK AND TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 56312) Course builds upon existing wired networking skills and extends the students' knowledge into the world of wireless networking. Students learn digital wireless fundamentals, wireless standards, how to implement a wireless network in an enterprise environment and how to trouble shoot wireless issues. Curriculum follows and prepares students for industry certification in wireless networking.

Prerequisite: ENGR 26301.

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 36302.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46316     SERVER ADMINISTRATION AND CONFIGURATION I      3 Credit Hours

This course emphasizes on configuring and administering server operating systems to solve engineering problems. Students are expected to learn MS server management, Active Directory, OUs and server roles by utilizing variety of on-based and cloud based solutions.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46330     VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 56330) Course includes programming in a high-level object-oriented, event- driven visual programming language, Visual Basic 2010 Express, conditional statements, iterative statements, arrays, object oriented programming, classes, objects, methods, inheritance, exception handling, graphical user interfaces with Windows Forms.

Prerequisite: EMAT 26010 or ENGR 26010.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 4 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46350     NETWORK MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 56350) Course covers the technical aspects of centrally managed and distributed Wide Area Networks, with an emphasis on the techniques used to maintain and improve the performance of telecommunications and data networks. Students will use software packages to monitor the real-time performance of a network and to diagnose various networking hardware and software problems. Topics include the five stacks of network management (fault management, configuration management, performance management, security management, and accounting management). Examples of current specific network management products are reviewed.

Prerequisite: ENGR 36302.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46411     REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING AND ANALYSIS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 56411) Techniques to conceptualize, develop and analyze requirements engineering specifications for practical systems. Topics covered include identifying stakeholders and how to effectively work with them, requirements elicitation techniques; requirements engineering in the problem and solution domains. The students are provided with an opportunity to participate in formal review of their projects by industry experts. Strong analytic skills, algorithms or programming experience is recommended.

Prerequisite: EMAT 26010 or ENGR 26010 with a minimum C grade.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46510     APPLIED INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SECURITY      3 Credit Hours

The purpose of the course is to provide the student with an overview of the field of information security and assurance. Students will be exposed to the spectrum of security activities, methods, methodologies, and procedures. Coverage will include inspection and protection of information assets, detection of and reaction to threats to information assets, and examination of pre and post incident procedures and an overview of the information technology security.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 47200     SYSTEMS ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 57200) Systems engineering as a method to solve problems. Introduction to the fundamental systems engineering principles, processes, and methodologies used to analyze, design, develop, and deploy complex, sustainable systems. Focuses on systems engineering as a logical, disciplined, systematic, and coherent approach to the design and development of a system, across the full life cycle of the system. Special emphasis is made on the concepts, methods, and activities used to analyze systems, to define and allocate requirements, to transform requirements into a system design, and to verify and validate the system.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 47210     SUSTAINABLE ENERGY I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 57210) A comprehensive overview of energy sources and energy systems, with an emphasis on renewable energy and the implementation and sustainability of various forms of energy. Examines the characteristics of conventional non-renewable energy systems, along with alternate, renewable energy sources and systems. Includes fundamental energy concepts and the conversion, delivery, distribution, and storage of energy. Explores the technological application of various sources of energy and compares their benefits and limitations. Also presents an overview of present U.S. and global energy needs and demands, and the sustainable energy technologies that may be used to meet future energy demands.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 47211     SUSTAINABLE ENERGY II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 57211) An in-depth study of the analysis, selection and implementation of various energy and power sources, with an emphasis on the use of renewable, sustainable energy systems. Focuses on determining energy needs, and on assessing and comparing energy systems with respect to efficiency, technical feasibility, available resources, cost and sustainability characteristics. Includes economics of energy systems, methods for determining costs, and cost-benefit analysis of various energy and power systems. Also includes the social, economic and environmental impact associated with the development, implementation and use of various forms of energy.

Prerequisite: ENGR 47210.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 48001     ORBITAL MECHANICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58001 and ENGR 78001) The course is an introduction to orbital and trajectory design. Topics include Newton’s law of gravity; two-body motion, relative equations of motion; conic sections; orbits in three dimensions; orbital maneuvers; and interplanetary transfers.

Prerequisite: ENGR 35400 and MATH 32052; and senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 48002     SPACECRAFT ATTITUDE DYNAMICS, DETERMINATION AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58002 and ENGR 78002) Spacecraft rigid body equations of motion in terms of direction cosines, angles, and quaternions. Determination of the attitude stability with external torques and coupling with orbital motion. Overview of state-of-the-art hardware and technology for attitude control, including gas jet, electric thrusters, momentum wheels and magnetic torquers; attitude sensing hardware: sun sensors, magnetometers, GPS, IMUs, star tracker. Attitude determination technique; attitude stabilization and control.

Prerequisite: None.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 48004     OPTIMAL CONTROL THEORY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58004 and ENGR 78004) The course introduces students to the theory and numerical calculation of optimal space trajectories and related optimization problems in aerospace engineering. This course provides the essential technical components of space trajectory design and space trajectory optimization. Students develop basic engineering skills in formulating and solving open-ended problems and in writing a project report.

Prerequisite: ENGR 35400 and MATH 32052; and senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 48099     ENGINEERING CAPSTONE I (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

First of a two-course capstone sequence for engineering and engineering technology students. Students work as members of an integrated product team under a faculty advisor to develop a conceptual design/prototype of a complex system that accomplishes a set of functional requirements. These projects can take the form of state, regional, or national design competitions, governmental-sponsored projects or industry-sponsored projects.

Prerequisite: ENGR 47200.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ENGR 48199     ENGINEERING CAPSTONE II (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

Second of a two-course capstone sequence for engineering and engineering technology students. Students work as members of an integrated product team under a faculty advisor to develop a conceptual design/prototype of a complex system that accomplishes a set of functional requirements. These projects can take the form of state, regional, or national design competitions, governmental-sponsored projects, or industry-sponsored projects.

Prerequisite: ENGR 48099.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, Writing Intensive Course

ENGR 50092     INDUSTRIAL PRACTICE      1-4 Credit Hours

Practical experience in industry of a cooperative work-study nature.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Practical Experience

Contact Hours: 3-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 51093     VARIABLE TITLE WORKSHOP IN TECHNOLOGY      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) (Slashed with ENGR 41093) Specialized instructional unit oriented toward the application of current technology concepts.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Workshop

Contact Hours: 1-3 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ENGR 52111     STRENGTH OF MATERIALS FOR ENGINEERS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42111 and ENGR 72111) The mathematical study of how materials respond to external forces. Stress, strain, torsion; deformation of thin-walled pressure vessels, beams, and columns; and an introduction to energy methods.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52200     RADIATION PROCESSING OF MATERIALS      3 Credit Hours

Understand the basic mechanisms of the interaction of alpha, beta, and gamma radiation with matter. Understand how radiation is absorbed in matter. Learn the effects of radiation in different materials of consumers' importance like, biological materials, medical devices, polymers, inks and coatings.

Prerequisite: ENGR 52400; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52363     MATERIALS SELECTION IN DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42363 and ENGR 72363) Description and analysis of procedures for selecting appropriate materials for a particular mechanical design. The affect of processing on material properties, introduction to materials science for users of materials. Extensive case studies of materials selection and materials and sustainability.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52400     RADIATION DOSIMETRY AND SAFETY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42400) Basic concepts of dosimetry and its units as applied to radiation technology, including theory of dosimeter response and use of dosimeters in radiation environments. Safety principles and practices followed in radiation environments, including terminology, maximum exposure limits, and procedures to minimize exposure to radiation.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 53026     INTRODUCTION TO MICROPROCESSORS      4 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 43026) Introduction to the architecture, operation and applications of an advanced microprocessor, focusing on assembly language programming and interfacing of standard programmable peripherals.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 53221     DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS AND INSTRUMENTATION      4 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 43221) Focuses on applications of instrumentation and control systems using computers and microcontrollers including sensors, transducers, instruments, data acquisition boards, software programs, signal conditioning and transmission methods.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 3 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 53222     COMPUTER HARDWARE ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 43222) Internal architecture and operation of digital computers. Topics include computer processor datapaths and control, computer memory datapaths and control, pipelining and parallel processing, memory architecture and management, IO control, system bus architecture and properties, storage systems, and computer control timing and synchronization. Students gain understanding in how system software manages system resources and abstracts programming requirements. Alternative architectures such as embedded systems and SoC platforms are discussed. Industry standards for calculating system performance are used.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 53550     COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 43550) The application of computers to the preparation of machine tool control programs.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 53700     COMPUTER INTEGRATED MANUFACTUR      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 43700) Study of the computer-integrated manufacturing system as it relates to product design, estimating inventory, machining and assembly, quality control and distribution.

Prerequisite: ENGR 53550; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 53899     APPLIED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR      2 Credit Hours

An individual or group project involving the solution of a problem through the application of technology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone, Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 55901     INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT METHOD AND APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 45901 and ENGR 75901) The objective of this course is to teach in a unified manner the fundamentals of the finite element method for the analysis of engineering problems arising in solids and structures. The course will emphasize the solution of real-life problems using the finite element method and students will get exposure to commercial finite element software (ANSYS or ABAQUS) and will learn to critically evaluate finite element models. Examples will be provided for solid, fluid, and heat transfer applications. Finally, developing an understanding of the computational aspects of the finite-element method and its application in realistic aerospace applications are the core goals of this course.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 56312     WIRELESS NETWORK AND TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 46312) This course builds upon existing wired networking skills and extends the students' knowledge into the world of wireless networking. Students learn digital wireless fundamentals, wireless standards, how to implement a wireless network in an enterprise environment and how to trouble shoot wireless issues. Curriculum follows and prepares students for industry certification in wireless networking.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 56321     WEB DATABASE INTEGRATION      3 Credit Hours

Laboratory course focused on integrating data sources into web sites. Current topics include server-side processing principles, Web forms, database programming objects and structured query language.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 56330     VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 46330) Course includes programming in a high-level object-oriented, event- driven visual programming language, Visual Basic 2010 Express, conditional statements, iterative statements, arrays, object oriented programming, classes, objects, methods, inheritance, exception handling, graphical user interfaces with Windows Forms.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 56350     NETWORK MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 46350) Course covers the technical aspects of centrally managed and distributed Wide Area Networks, with an emphasis on the techniques used to maintain and improve the performance of telecommunications and data networks. Students will use software packages to monitor the real-time performance of a network and to diagnose various networking hardware and software problems. Topics include the five stacks of network management (fault management, configuration management, performance management, security management, and accounting management). Examples of current specific network management products are reviewed.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 56411     REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING AND ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Techniques to conceptualize, develop and analyze requirements engineering specifications for software and telecommunications systems. Topics covered include identifying stakeholders and how to effectively work with them, requirements elicitation techniques; requirements engineering in the problem and solution domains. Strong analytic skills, algorithms or programming experience is recommended.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 57200     SYSTEMS ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 47200) Systems engineering as a method to solve problems. Introduction to the fundamental systems engineering principles, processes, and methodologies used to analyze, design, develop, and deploy complex, sustainable systems. Focuses on systems engineering as a logical, disciplined, systematic, and coherent approach to the design and the development of a system, across the full life cycle of the system. Special emphasis is made on the concepts, methods and activities used to analyze systems, to define and allocate requirements, to transform requirements into a system design, and to verify and validate the system.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 57210     SUSTAINABLE ENERGY I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 47210) A comprehensive overview of energy sources and energy systems, with an emphasis on renewable energy and the implementation and sustainability of various forms of energy. Examines the characteristics of conventional non-renewable energy systems, along with alternate, renewable energy sources and systems. Includes fundamental energy concepts and the conversion, delivery, distribution, and storage of energy. Explores the technological application of various sources of energy and compares their benefits and limitations. Also presents an overview of presents U.S. and global energy needs and demands, and the sustainable energy technologies that may be used to meet future energy demands.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 57211     SUSTAINABLE ENERGY II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 47211) An in-depth study of the analysis, selection and implementation of various energy and power sources, with an emphasis on the use of renewable, sustainable energy systems. Focuses on determining energy needs, and on assessing and comparing energy systems with respect to efficiency, technical feasibility, available resources, cost and sustainability characteristics. Includes economics of energy systems, methods for determining costs, and cost-benefit analysis of various energy and power systems. Also includes the social, economic, and environmental impact associated with the development, implementation, and use of various forms of energy.

Prerequisite: ENGR 57210; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58001     ORBITAL MECHANICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 48001 and ENGR 78001) The course is an introduction to orbital and trajectory design. Topics include Newton’s law of gravity; two-body motion, relative equations of motion; conic sections; orbits in three dimensions; orbital maneuvers; and interplanetary transfers.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58002     SPACECRAFT ATTITUDE DYNAMICS, DETERMINATION AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 48002 and ENGR 78002) Spacecraft rigid body equations of motion in terms of direction cosines, angles, and quaternions. Determination of the attitude stability with external torques and coupling with orbital motion. Overview of state-of-the-art hardware and technology for attitude control, including gas jet, electric thrusters, momentum wheels and magnetic torquers; attitude sensing hardware: sun sensors, magnetometers, GPS, IMUs, star tracker. Attitude determination technique; attitude stabilization and control.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58003     SPACECRAFT DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 78003) Spacecraft mission design course with a focus on hands-on design experience. The first portion of the course is lecture-based. Topics include launch systems, space environment, spacecraft orbits, and ground tracks, spacecraft design and sizing, budget designs, subsystem design and evaluation, cost and risk. The second portion is dedicated to student teamwork on the spacecraft design.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58004     OPTIMAL CONTROL THEORY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 48004 and ENGR 78004) The course introduces students to the theory and numerical calculation of optimal space trajectories and related optimization problems in aerospace engineering. This course provides the essential technical components of space trajectory design and space trajectory optimization. Students develop basic engineering skills in formulating and solving open-ended problems and in writing a project report.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58005     LINEAR SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 78005) This course covers the analysis and synthesis of linear dynamical systems. Fundamental concepts including canonical representations, the state transition matrix, and the properties of controllability and observability will be discussed. The existence and synthesis of stabilizing feedback control laws using pole placement and linear-quadratic optimal control will be discussed.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58006     NONLINEAR SYSTEMS AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 78006) Overview of stability concepts and examination of various methods for assessing stability such as linearization and Lyapunov methods. Introduction to various design methods based on linearization, sliding modes, adaptive control, and feedback linearization.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58007     DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 78007) This course covers design and analysis of sampled-data and digital control systems. Fundamental concepts include introduction to digital control and discrete transform (z-transform), discrete and hybrid signal flow graphs (SFGs), solution of discrete-time state space models, time-response and characteristic equations, stability analysis for discrete time systems, root locus, Bode plot, and Nyquist method for sampled data systems, pole placement, and state estimation for discrete time systems.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58100     INTELLIGENT SENSING AND PLANNING OF UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 78100) This course will focus on real-world environment understanding for the UAV systems. This course introduces students the state-of-the-art artificial intelligence methods for planning UAV missions in real-world.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58200     AUTONOMOUS UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 78200) This course provides an advanced-level understanding of unmanned aerial vehicles in physical system design, payload, and stealth design, navigation and deployment regulations. This course introduces students the state-of-the-art artificial intelligence methods for UAS deployments in different urban, forest, and water surface scenarios.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 60000     PROJECT MANAGEMENT IN A TECHNOLOGICAL ENVIRONMENT      3 Credit Hours

The planning, organizing, directing and controlling of company technology resources for relatively short term objectives. Students will also learn to make application of current projects.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 60001     QUANTITATIVE METHODS IN TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Descriptive and inferential statistics used in technology and engineering. Emphasis is on the methods of analysis and the interpretation of data associated with research and development in technological and engineering environments. Course topics include representation of data, descriptive statistics, probability and probability distributions, inferential statistics, statistical design, and the analysis of experiments. No previous familiarity with probability or statistics is assumed. The ability to utilize basic algebra is required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 60003     SIX-SIGMA: TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS FOR TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT      2 Credit Hours

Principles and concepts of six-sigma to improve organizational efficiency, effectiveness and productivity by improving quality, reducing waste, defects and failures.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 60010     RADIATION SOURCES FOR RADIATION PROCESSING      3 Credit Hours

Description of the basic types of radiations used for Radiation Processing and how these radiations are produced. Describe the types of gamma, electron, and Bremsstrahlung facilities used in the area of Radiation Processing and the qualifications of an irradiator to be used in this area. The student will also learn about the different industries that use ionizing radiation in their processes.

Prerequisite: ENGR 52400; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 60020     QUALITY STANDARDS      3 Credit Hours

This course introduces students to issues in quality standards, quality assurance and statistical inference in applied technology and process control. Topics include systems reliability, quality control, SPC, control charts, principles and methods of statistical analysis and prediction, and hypothesis testing.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 60078     RESEARCH METHODS IN TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Research techniques for the technologist. Methods for designing, conducting, analyzing and interpreting results of technological research.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 61000     INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION      3 Credit Hours

This course provides students with an understanding of the rationale and issues related to developing the industrial technology education program.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 61095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN APPLIED ENGINEERING      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Study of significant and current issues in various Applied Engineering topics not covered in regular courses. Offered when opportunities and resources permit; the topic is announced when the course is scheduled.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 61098     RESEARCH      1-15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Research or individual investigation for master's level graduate students. Credits earned may be applied toward meeting degree requirements if department approves.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-15 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 61099     CAPSTONE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Students are required to complete either a comprehensive project at a workplace through employment or internship or a comprehensive research paper from an investigation. The goal is to demonstrate competence in the respective concentration under the Master of Engineering Technology degree. Possibilities include empirical research, case studies, theoretical or applied projects or projects identified for a specific client. Students are evaluated on the use of knowledge and skills gained from other courses taken in the program.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 61199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis option student must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 in a single semester or to be distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ENGR 61299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: ENGR 61199; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory-IP

ENGR 62396     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit)Individual investigation of a student-selected topic oriented toward the technical aspects of electronics.

Prerequisite: ENGR 53221; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 63010     COMPUTER HARDWARE      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the hardware, architecture and operation of the personal computer and associated devices. Topics include personal computer architecture and operation fundamentals, basic hardware, data busses and ports, hardware component packaging, auxiliary hardware components, and computer assembly, basic hardware installation, configuration and troubleshooting.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63020     FIBER OPTIC SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

Principles and characteristics of fiber optics, fiber optic system components and applications of fiber optics in electronic communication systems.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63031     PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS      3 Credit Hours

Programmable logic controllers (PLCS) covering hardware, ladder logic programming, networking and communications. Programming timers, counters and sequencers and an introduction to human machine interfaces (HMIS). An understanding of basic electricity and computer technology is required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63032     ADVANCED PROGRAMMABLE LOGIC CONTROLLERS      3 Credit Hours

Advanced principles and applications of programmable logic controllers with a focus on using sequential function charts to control complex industrial processes. Includes real time control issues, PLC networking, programming languages other than ladder logic, standards, motion control, supervisory control and data acquisition, process control, alarm management, power failure strategies and safety.

Prerequisite: ENGR 63031; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63040     ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

Study of electronic communications systems fundamentals, characteristics, design considerations and implementation. Topics include signal modulation and demodulation, multiplexing, noise, transmitters, receivers, signal propagation, digital communications, transmission lines, antennas and practical applications.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63041     MOTORS AND CONTROLLERS      3 Credit Hours

Theory and application of AC and DC motors, motor control, and machine operations in mechatronic systems. Includes introduction to basic control system terms and devices, input and output transducers, signal conditioning, open loop and closed loop control, stability and performance.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63045     MECHATRONICS      3 Credit Hours

Application of automation concepts in motion control, electrical circuits, fundamental mechanics, control systems and programming including modeling, interfacing and signal conditioning.

Prerequisite: ENGR 63032 and ENGR 63040; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63046     ADVANCED MECHATRONICS      3 Credit Hours

Advanced modeling, system response, closed loop control and system software for mechatronic systems.

Prerequisite: ENGR 63045; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63050     TRIZ: THEORY OF INVENTIVE PROBLEM-SOLVING      3 Credit Hours

TRIZ is a collection of powerful problem-solving tools for a broad range of inventive problems. The theory originated in Russia by the study of more than two million patents. Students utilize material learned in earlier courses to solve real world problems in multiple disciplines.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63060     MANAGEMENT OF TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION      3 Credit Hours

Subjects covered in this course include: case studies of innovative companies, elements of an innovation process, review of major problem solving methods, technical opportunity analysis, technical planning, technological forecasting, concept development and elements of patents. A project is included that utilizes TRIZ software and innovation model elements.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63070     COMPUTER HARDWARE DESIGN AND INTEGRATION      3 Credit Hours

In-depth study of personal computer (PC) and computer networking hardware. Topics include PC design, basic and auxiliary PC hardware components, PC assembly, PC upgrade and optimization, and PC repair, diagnosis and troubleshooting. Additional topics include computer networking hardware, network architecture, network communication protocols, and network installation, configuration and maintenance. Includes laboratory.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63100     COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

Study of modern industrial practice using computers in advanced graphics, design and analysis including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, parametric design, solid modeling and finite element analysis. Two hours lecture and two hours lab.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 1 lecture, 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 63496     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ENERGY/POWER TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual investigation of selected topics associated with energy and power technology.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3-12 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 63870     FACILITY DESIGN AND MATERIAL HANDLING      3 Credit Hours

Intended to provide students with a fundamental understanding of how layout affects the flow through a system. Both qualitative and quantitative tools are presented for a complete approach to facility design and material handling.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 64010     CONNECTIVITY AND INTEROPERABILITY IN INDUSTRY      3 Credit Hours

This course focuses on integrating and administering multiple systems in an industrial environment.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 64012     INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND AUTOMATION IN INDUSTRY      3 Credit Hours

Course ocuses on developing systems that analyze and automate industrial processes and provide decision support.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: .5 lecture, 2.5 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 64095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      1-4 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Study of significant and current issues in computer and network engineering technologies not covered in regular courses. Offered when opportunities and resources permit; the topic is announced when the course is scheduled.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1-4 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 64312     ADVANCED WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEM AND NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES      3 Credit Hours

Describes technologies associated with wireless and telecommunications systems. Topics covered include public switch telephone network infrastructures, intelligent networks, wireless technologies in manufacturing enterprises, 3GPP standards, ITU standards.

Prerequisite: ENGR 56350; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 64396     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Independent research consisting of a problem statement followed by literature search and application of an industrial practice. Students must develop a proposal and present a written paper project to faculty and industrial representatives.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing; and special approval.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 65098     RESEARCH      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research or individual investigation. Credits are applied toward degree requirements with approval if grade of "S" is given.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ENGR 65199     THESIS I      2-6 Credit Hours

Thesis student must register for a total of 6 hours, 2 to 6 hours in a single semester distributed over several semesters if desired.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ENGR 65299     THESIS II      2 Credit Hours

Thesis students must continue registration each semester until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Masters Thesis

Contact Hours: 2 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ENGR 65330     ADVANCED VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING IN ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Advanced concepts in Visual Basic programming for solving engineering problems. Topics covered include classes and objects; SQL server databases, Language Integrated Query, creating web apps, programming web forms and security.

Prerequisite: ENGR 56330; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 65500     QUALITY SYSTEMS AND INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTIVITY      3 Credit Hours

Tools and techniques for increasing industrial productivity through total quality management. Productivity improvement techniques involving human, technology, material, product and processes, utilizing value engineering, analytical models and scientific management tools in high-technology environment.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 65550     DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF EXPERIMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Introduces planning and conducting experiments, as well as analyzing the resulting data using statistical techniques to obtain valid and objective conclusions. Also focuses on experiments performed in areas such as product design, manufacturing process development and process improvement.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 65551     INTRODUCTION TO NANOTECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Provides an in-depth overview of the fundamentals of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Includes a survey of developments within the breadth of the nanotechnology in various fields such as electronics, materials, energy and biomedical science.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 65700     APPLIED RELIABILITY ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to reliability engineering for engineering-technology management professionals. Course includes design for reliability, failure mode and failure effect analysis, reliability testing and measurement, statistical and mathematical modeling, assessment and forecasting.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 65800     BURN-IN AND STRESS-TESTING FOR RELIABILITY      3 Credit Hours

Comprehensive course on reliability testing to analyze and establish reliability standards for components, products and systems. Specific emphasis on burn-in and stress testing procedures to perform effective reliability statistical calculations will be the major focus of the course.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 66350     ADVANCED NETWORK MANAGEMENT AND DESIGN TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Covers network management techniques including the TMN framework and the ISO Model for managing WAN communication networks. Topics covered include network management technologies, TMN protocols, Common Management Information Protocol, ISO Model, management information base (MIB) architecture, network operations center and network design. Examples of current network management tools are reviewed. Upon completion of this course, students have a good understanding of network management framework and network management technologies for communication networks.

Prerequisite: ENGR 56350; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 66380     ADVANCED NETWORKING      3 Credit Hours

Provides student with experience in advanced computer networking techniques, including network architectures, network security, network virtualization and storage area networks.

Prerequisite: ENGR 56350; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 66382     NETWORK SECURITY      3 Credit Hours

Provides student with experience in fundamental and advanced computer networking techniques, including network architectures, LAN systems, network security, and network management and administration.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 66411     WIRELESS AND TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

Methods and techniques to develop requirements engineering specifications for wireless and telecommunication systems. Topics covered include Industry standards for telecom and wireless communications, reference data models, functional requirements specifications, performance analysis, the requirements review process and systems verification.

Prerequisite: ENGR 56411; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 66596     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research directed toward the study and application of metallic and nonmetallic materials.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 66796     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Individual investigation of a student-selected topic oriented towards industrial/manufacturing processes.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 6 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 67000     SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS AND TECHNOLOGY      3 Credit Hours

Introduction to the fundamental concepts and principles of sustainability, sustainable technologies and sustainable systems. Provides students with an understanding of the basic principles and key issues of environmental, social and economic sustainability. Closely examines sustainability as it applies to the relationships among human beings, technology and the environment, with a special emphasis on sustainability in the context of meeting humanity's current needs. Also stresses the ethics and importance of sustainability and the use of sustainable systems.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 67010     ETHICS, TECHNOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT      3 Credit Hours

Explores the fundamental issues of the interconnections between human beings and the environment, with an emphasis on the ethics and the importance of the sustainability. Takes an in-depth look at basic environmental concepts, ethics and values, as they relate to a wide range of practical subject matters, including technology, from global and national perspectives. Provides an in-depth look at sustainable systems and the ethical issues associated with sustainability as it relates to technology by focusing on common and future impacts as they apply to ethics, values and justice.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 67220     LIFE CYCLE DESIGN I      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth investigation of Life Cycle Design of sustainable systems. Explores the cradle to cradle path of products with an emphasis on system Life Cycle stages and processes from a sustainability perspective. Examines how environmentally conscious system design can be accomplished by considering the environmental impact of technology and engineering as the part of the sustainable design process. Includes the study of sustainable development with respect to Green Technologies, hazardous materials and processes and reducing the environmental impact of product development and utilization. Also includes an introduction to Life Cycle Assessment and various Environmental and Life Cycle standards.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 67221     LIFE CYCLE DESIGN II      3 Credit Hours

An in-depth study of environmental performance, environmentally conscious design and sustainable development. Focuses on Life Cycle Analysis and Assessment as a means to determine the potential economic, environmental, and ecological impact of products, processes, and activities across their entire life cycle. Takes a close look at the beneficial and detrimental effects of various technologies, materials, products and processes with special attention to the reduction of harmful effects to human beings, the ecosystem, and the environment. Covers the analysis and assessment of energy consumption, natural resource depletion, and environmental degradation, and ways to minimize detrimental effects on the environment. Includes the use of various life cycle engineering and assessment processes, models and analytical tools to identify, evaluate, and compare the environmental consequences associated with various products/activities, across a wide range of impact categories, to assist in design and decision making.

Prerequisite: ENGR 67220; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 68196     INDIVIDUAL INVESTIGATION IN ENGINEERING GRAPHICS      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Investigation of selected topics within engineering graphics, including computer-aided design.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 68796     IND INV-IND TECH SYS DSGN      2 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) The study of two-and three dimensional design as related to manufacturing construction communication and energy power including patents creativity and problem solving approaches.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Individual Investigation

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter-IP

ENGR 72111     STRENGTH OF MATERIALS FOR ENGINEERS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42111 and ENGR 52111) The mathematical study of how materials respond to external forces. Stress, strain, torsion; deformation of thin-walled pressure vessels, beams, and columns; and an introduction to energy methods.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 72363     MATERIALS SELECTION IN DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42363 and ENGR 52363) Description and analysis of procedures for selecting appropriate materials for a particular mechanical design. The affect of processing on material properties, introduction to materials science for users of materials. Extensive case studies of materials selection and materials and sustainability.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 75901     INTRODUCTION TO FINITE ELEMENT METHOD AND APPLICATIONS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 45901 and ENGR 55901) The objective of this course is to teach in a unified manner the fundamentals of the finite element method for the analysis of engineering problems arising in solids and structures. The course will emphasize the solution of real-life problems using the finite element method and students will get exposure to commercial finite element software (ANSYS or ABAQUS) and will learn to critically evaluate finite element models. Examples will be provided for solid, fluid, and heat transfer applications. Finally, developing an understanding of the computational aspects of the finite-element method and its application in realistic aerospace applications are the core goals of this course.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78001     ORBITAL MECHANICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 48001 and ENGR 58001) The course is an introduction to orbital and trajectory design. Topics include Newton’s law of gravity; two-body motion, relative equations of motion; conic sections; orbits in three dimensions; orbital maneuvers; and interplanetary transfers.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78002     SPACECRAFT ATTITUDE DYNAMICS, DETERMINATION AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 48002 and ENGR 58002) Spacecraft rigid body equations of motion in terms of direction cosines, angles, and quaternions. Determination of the attitude stability with external torques and coupling with orbital motion. Overview of state-of-the-art hardware and technology for attitude control, including gas jet, electric thrusters, momentum wheels and magnetic torquers; attitude sensing hardware: sun sensors, magnetometers, GPS, IMUs, star tracker. Attitude determination technique; attitude stabilization and control.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78003     SPACECRAFT DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58003) Spacecraft mission design course with a focus on hands-on design experience. The first portion of the course is lecture-based, topics include launch systems, space environment, spacecraft orbits, and ground tracks, spacecraft design and sizing, budget designs, subsystem design and evaluation, cost and risk. The second portion is dedicated to student teamwork on the spacecraft design.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture, Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78004     OPTIMAL CONTROL THEORY      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 48004 and ENGR 58004) The course introduces students to the theory and numerical calculation of optimal space trajectories and related optimization problems in aerospace engineering. This course provides the essential technical components of space trajectory design and space trajectory optimization. Students develop basic engineering skills in formulating and solving open-ended problems and in writing a project report.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78005     LINEAR SYSTEM ANALYSIS AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58005) This course covers the analysis and synthesis of linear dynamical systems. Fundamental concepts including canonical representations, the state transition matrix, and the properties of controllability and observability will be discussed. The existence and synthesis of stabilizing feedback control laws using pole placement and linear-quadratic optimal control will be discussed.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78006     NONLINEAR SYSTEMS AND CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58006) Overview of stability concepts and examination of various methods for assessing stability such as linearization and Lyapunov methods. Introduction to various design methods based on linearization, sliding modes, adaptive control, and feedback linearization.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78007     DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58007) This course covers design and analysis of sampled-data and digital control systems. Fundamental concepts include introduction to digital control and discrete transform (z-transform), discrete and hybrid signal flow graphs (SFGs), solution of discrete-time state space models, time-response and characteristic equations, stability analysis for discrete time systems, root locus, Bode plot, and Nyquist method for sampled data systems, pole placement, and state estimation for discrete time systems.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78100     INTELLIGENT SENSING AND PLANNING OF UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58100) This course will focus on real-world environment understanding for the UAV systems. This course introduces students the state-of-the-art artificial intelligence methods for planning UAV missions in real-world.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78200     AUTONOMOUS UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58200) This course provides an advanced-level understanding of unmanned aerial vehicles in physical system design, payload, and stealth design, navigation and deployment regulations. This course introduces students the state-of-the-art artificial intelligence methods for UAS deployments in different urban, forest, and water surface scenarios.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 81091     AEROSPACE SEMINAR      1 Credit Hour

(Repeatable for credit) Discussions of selected technical topics related to aerospace engineering.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 85098     RESEARCH      1-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Research or individual investigation. Credits are applied toward degree requirements with approval if grade of "S" is given.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Research

Contact Hours: 1-6 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ENGR 85199     DISSERTATION I      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Doctoral dissertation, for which registration in at least two semesters is required, first of which will be semester in which dissertation work is begun and continuing until the completion of 30 hours.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory

ENGR 85299     DISSERTATION II      15 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Continuing registration required for doctoral students who have completed the initial 30 hours of dissertation and continuing until all degree requirements are met.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Dissertation

Contact Hours: 15 other

Grade Mode: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory