ENGR 11000     INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING      3 Credit Hours

An introductory course in engineering covering topics including introductory topics in what it means to be an engineer. Additional topics include introductions to engineering standards, statistics, technical writing and communication, significant figures, and engineering problem solving. Students also learn about working in teams and managing a project and utilize the concepts learned in a semester long team design project.

Prerequisite: Minimum 67 ALEKS math score or a minimum C grade in either MATH 10675 or MATH 10775 or MATH 11010.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

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. Students will be required to bring their own portable computer and purchase the software for the course.

Prerequisite: Minimum 67 ALEKS math score; or minimum B grade in MATH 10675 or MATH 10775 or MATH 11010.

Corequisite: ENGR 15301.

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.

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 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 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: PHY 13002 or PHY 23102.

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: PHY 13002 or PHY 23102.

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: Minimum grade of C in MATH 12002; 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 25200; and MATH 22005 or MATH 32051 .

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 11000 or ENGR 15500.

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: None.

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 30001     APPLIED THERMODYNAMICS      3 Credit Hours

Study of basic thermodynamic laws and how they apply to engineering applications. Topics include energy, entropy, enthalpy, heat engines and refrigerators. Introductory fluid mechanics, including Bernoulli’s equation. Introductory heat transfer including conduction, convection and radiation.

Prerequisite: PHY 13002 or PHY 23102; and junior standing.

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

This course is designed to provide experience in, and an understanding of, the interrelationships of the major aspects of a manufacturing enterprise. The content of the course is oriented around the laboratory activities necessary to organize and operate an enterprise that will apply mass production techniques necessary to produce a product or service. During the course, the student will apply the concepts from lecture in the selection, designing, financing, production, marketing and distributing of a product or service.

Prerequisite: ENGR 20002.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 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 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 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 21020 or ENGR 35500.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: TAG Engineering Technology

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

Design and analysis of feedback control systems. Course includes introduction to feedback control systems, open loop and closed loop control, Laplace transforms, control system models, static and dynamic response, stability and performance of control systems, root locus techniques, frequency response analysis (Bode plot), design of controller (cascade compensation) for feedback control systems.

Prerequisite: MATH 12002; and ENGR 20004 or ENGR 21020 or ENGR 35500.

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 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 or ENGR 35500.

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 33320     APPLIED EMBEDDED SYSTEMS I      3 Credit Hours

Course teaches 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 (and ENGR 21022) or ENGR 35500 (and ENGR 35501); and 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 33364     METALLURGY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE      3 Credit Hours

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

Prerequisite: Junior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33440     ELECTRONIC DEVICES      3 Credit Hours

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

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020 (and ENGR 21022) or ENGR 35500 (and ENGR 35501).

Corequisite: ENGR 33442.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 33442     ELECTRONIC DEVICES LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

Course is lab component for ENGR 33440. Lab materials mirror concepts learned in lecture, including the introduction to electronic non-linear devices (e.g., diodes, transistors, optoelectronic devices, operational amplifiers). Use and application of these devices in different types of application like rectifiers, amplifiers and linear integrated circuits.

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020 (and ENGR 21022) or ENGR 35500 (and ENGR 35501).

Corequisite: ENGR 33440.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

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

First of a two-course sequence in aircraft performance and flight mechanics. Performance analysis of fixed-wing performance. Development of the aircraft equations of motion. Static stability analysis. Introduction to rotary-wing performance.

Prerequisite: Minimum C grade in ENGR 25500; and MATH 32044 or MATH 32052.

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 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 37777     CYBERSECURITY OPERATIONS      2 Credit Hours

The course also aligns to the Cisco Certified CyberOps Associate certification and covers how to monitor, detect, and respond to cybersecurity threats, as outlined in the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. You will learn security concepts, security monitoring, host-based analysis, network intrusion analysis, and security policies procedures. This course also aligns with the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) Cybersecurity Workforce Framework to support consistent communication language for cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development.

Prerequisite: ENGR 26301.

Corequisite: ENGR 37778.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 37778     CYBERSECURITY OPERATIONS LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

Laboratory activities related to course ENGR 37777.

Prerequisite: ENGR 26301.

Corequisite: ENGR 37777.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 41065     SOLID MODELING AND SOLIDIFICATION SIMULATION      3 Credit Hours

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

Prerequisite: ENGR 23585 and ENGR 31065.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

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 42410     ENGINEERING OPTIMIZATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52410 and ENGR 72410) This course will cover the theoretical foundations and present methods associated with the engineering optimization field, including: problem statement formulation; sensitivity methods; decomposition methods; Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) formulations; unconstrained and constrained 1-D and n-D search methods; and an introduction to heuristic search methods. Engineering optimization in the context of design of complex engineering systems will be discussed as well, with an emphasis on emerging techniques in the field.

Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42610     INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS AND VISION SYSTEMS      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 52610 and ENGR 72610) Students learn how to program a FANUC industrial robot using the teach pendant. They also learn how to set up and use an industrial robot vision system. Students who successfully complete this course and the corequisite lecture will receive both FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operation and Programming and FANUC V-iRVison Operation and Programming - 2D Certificates of Completion.

Prerequisite: PHY 13002 or PHY 23102; and senior standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 42611.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42611     INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS AND VISION SYSTEMS LABORATORY      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52611 and ENGR 72611) Students learn how to program a FANUC industrial robot using the teach pendant. They also learn how to set up and use an industrial robot vision system. Students who successfully complete this course and the corequisite lecture will receive both FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operation and Programming and FANUC V-iRVison Operation and Programming - 2D Certificates of Completion.

Prerequisite: PHY 13002 or PHY 23102; and senior standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 42610.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42620     INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION AND CONTROL      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 52620 and ENGR 72620) Course covers programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drive motor control, human machine interfaces and industrial networking.

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020 (and ENGR 21022) or ENGR 35500 (and ENGR 35501).

Corequisite: ENGR 42621.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42621     INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION AND CONTROL LABORATORY      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52621 and ENGR 72621) Laboratory utilizing programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drive motor control, human machine interfaces and industrial networking.

Prerequisite: ENGR 21020 (and ENGR 21022) or ENGR 35500 (and ENGR 35501).

Corequisite: ENGR 42620.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42710     ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52710 and ENGR 72710) An introduction to additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, designing for AM, post processing, AM applications and the future of additive manufacturing in engineering.

Prerequisite: ENGR 13585; and junior standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 42711.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 42711     ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 52711 and ENGR 72711) An introduction to additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, designing for AM, post processing, AM applications and the future of additive manufacturing in engineering.

Prerequisite: ENGR 13585; and junior standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 42710.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 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

(Slashed with ENGR 53030 and ENGR 73030) Application of automation concepts in motion control, electrical circuits, fundamental mechanics, control systems and programming, including modeling, interfacing and signal conditioning.

Prerequisite: PHY 13002 or PHY 23102; and ENGR 26200.

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 33031 and ENGR 33040.

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 43099     MECHATRONICS CAPSTONE (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

Students work as members of integrated product teams to design and implement one or more mechatronics projects. Final report to include block and schematic diagrams, CAD models/drawings, a bill of materials and engineering calculations.

Prerequisite: ENGR 43030.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

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 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 33111 or ENGR 42111; and ENGR 34002 or ENGR 23585.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 43899     APPLIED ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY SEMINAR (ELR)      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

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

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: PHY 13001 (and PHY 13021) or PHY 23101.

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

Second of a two-course sequence in aircraft performance and flight mechanics. Aircraft dynamic stability, linearized equations of motion, longitudinal short period and phugoid approximations, aircraft root locus analysis, aircraft handling qualities.

Prerequisite: A minimum C grade in ENGR 33040; and ENGR 35300.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 45799     AIRCRAFT DESIGN I (ELR)      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 55799) 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: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

ENGR 45899     AIRCRAFT DESIGN II (ELR) (WIC)      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 55899) 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 45799.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement, 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 (ELR)      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

Attributes: Experiential Learning Requirement

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 46317     SERVER ADMINISTRATION AND CONFIGURATION II      2 Credit Hours

Server Administration and Configuration II Lecture provides an in-depth coverage of the 70-741 certification exam objectives and focuses on the skills you need to configure networking with Windows Server 2016 and AZURE. After you finish this course, you’ll have an in-depth knowledge of Windows Server 2016 networking services, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, remote access and advanced networking solutions.

Prerequisite: ENGR 46316.

Corequisite: ENGR 46318.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 46318     SERVER ADMINISTRATION AND CONFIG II - LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

Server Administration and Configuration II Lab provides the hands-on component of ENGR 46317. It provides an in-depth coverage of the 70-741 certification exam objectives and focuses on the skills you need to configure networking with Windows Server 2016 and AZURE. After finishing this course, you’ll have an in-depth knowledge of Windows Server 2016 networking services, including TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, remote access and advanced networking solutions.

Prerequisite: ENGR 46316.

Corequisite: ENGR 46317.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 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 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 47400     ROBOTICS: KINEMATICS AND DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 57400 and ENGR 77400) Course covers techniques to physically design, model, analyze and control a robotic system, especially robotic arms with serial structures. Provides students with a basic understanding of physics and mathematics of robotic kinematics and design. Students develop skills for force analysis, practice robotic programing and understand principles of robotic operation, sensing and path planning.

Prerequisite: ENGR 25400.

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 25400 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: ENGR 25400 and MATH 32052; and senior standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 48003     SPACECRAFT DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

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: 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 48008     INTRODUCTION TO ROBUST CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58008 and ENGR 78008) Course covers the fundamentals of robust control theory, with emphasis on stability and performance analysis in the time and frequency domains and design tools for robust performance and robust stability. Course examines how a controller can be designed taking into account uncertainties in the model of the plant. Some current research topics such as application of robust identification and control techniques to active vision systems also are addressed.

Prerequisite: ENGR 33040.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 48010     MACHINE VISION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58010 and ENGR 78010) Course explores concepts and techniques for image/video processing and machine vision. Topics covered include image formation, image filtering, edge detection and segmentation, object recognition, object detection and tracking, 3D vision, etc.

Prerequisite: 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

(Repeatable for credit) 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 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 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 52410     ENGINEERING OPTIMIZATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42410 and ENGR 72410) This course will cover the theoretical foundations and present methods associated with the engineering optimization field, including: problem statement formulation; sensitivity methods; decomposition methods; Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) formulations; unconstrained and constrained 1-D and n-D search methods; and an introduction to heuristic search methods. Engineering optimization in the context of design of complex engineering systems will be discussed as well, with an emphasis on emerging techniques in the field.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52610     INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS AND VISION SYSTEMS      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 42610 and ENGR 72610) Students learn how to program a FANUC industrial robot using the teach pendant. They also learn how to set up and use an industrial robot vision system. Students who successfully complete this course and the corequisite lecture will receive both FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operation and Programming and FANUC V-iRVison Operation and Programming - 2D Certificates of Completion.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 52611.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52611     INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS AND VISION SYSTEMS LABORATORY      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42611 and ENGR 72611) Students learn how to program a FANUC industrial robot using the teach pendant. They also learn how to set up and use an industrial robot vision system. Students who successfully complete this course and the corequisite lecture will receive both FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operation and Programming and FANUC V-iRVison Operation and Programming - 2D Certificates of Completion.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 52610.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52620     INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION AND CONTROL      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 42620 and ENGR 72620) Course covers programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drive motor control, human machine interfaces and industrial networking.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 52621.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52621     INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION AND CONTROL LABORATORY      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42621 and ENGR 72621) Laboratory utilizing programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drive motor control, human machine interfaces and industrial networking.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 52620.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52710     ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 72710) An introduction to additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, designing for AM, post processing, AM applications and the future of additive manufacturing in engineering.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 52711.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 52711     ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 72711) An introduction to additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, designing for AM, post processing, AM applications and the future of additive manufacturing in engineering.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 52710.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 53030     MECHATRONICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 43030 and ENGR 73030) Application of automation concepts in motion control, electrical circuits, fundamental mechanics, control systems and programming, including modeling, interfacing and signal conditioning.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 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 55799     AIRCRAFT DESIGN I      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 45799) 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: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 55899     AIRCRAFT DESIGN II      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 45899) 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 55799; and graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Project or Capstone

Contact Hours: 3 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 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 57300     MEDICAL ROBOTICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 77300) Introduction to the current development of medical robot, study the design and control of medical robot. Main focus of course is surgical robots and walking assistant robots.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 57400     ROBOTICS: KINEMATICS AND DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 47400 and ENGR 77400) Course covers techniques to physically design, model, analyze and control a robotic system, especially robotic arms with serial structures. Provides students with a basic understanding of physics and mathematics of robotic kinematics and design. Students develop skills for force analysis, practice robotic programing and understand principles of robotic operation, sensing and path planning.

Prerequisite: 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 58008     INTRODUCTION TO ROBUST CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 78008) Course covers the fundamentals of robust control theory, with emphasis on stability and performance analysis in the time and frequency domains and design tools for robust performance and robust stability. Course examines how a controller can be designed taking into account uncertainties in the model of the plant. Some current research topics such as application of robust identification and control techniques to active vision systems also are addressed.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58010     MACHINE VISION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 48010 and ENGR 78010) Course explores concepts and techniques for image/video processing and machine vision. Topics covered include image formation, image filtering, edge detection and segmentation, object recognition, object detection and tracking, 3D vision, etc.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 58101     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 58102     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 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 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 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 60030     QUANTITATIVE METHODS I      2 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. 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: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 60040     QUANTITATIVE METHODS II      2 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 inferential statistics, statistical design, and the analysis of experiments. The ability to utilize basic algebra is required.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Pre/corequisite: ENGR 60030.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 60078     RESEARCH METHODS IN TECHNOLOGY      2 Credit Hours

Research techniques for the technologist. Methods for designing, conducting, analyzing and interpreting results of technological research. Course allows students to become informed consumers of all forms of research used in different fields. Students identify various research approaches and the strengths and limitations associated with different approaches. Focus is on the context of educational research; philosophy underlying research; the scientific method; the relationship of theory to research; research strategies; experimental design; non-experimental design; sampling; hypotheses; and other pertinent aspects of research.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 61091     GRADUATE SEMINAR      1 Credit Hour

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

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Seminar

Contact Hours: 1 other

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 61095     SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENGINEERING      1-3 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Study of significant and current issues in various 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: 1-3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 61099     ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CAPSTONE      2-6 Credit Hours

(Repeatable for credit) Students complete either a comprehensive project at a workplace through employment or internship or a comprehensive research paper from an investigation. Student's goal is to demonstrate competence in their graduate area of study. 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 63010     INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FUNDAMENTALS      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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 72410     ENGINEERING OPTIMIZATION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 42410 and ENGR 52410) This course will cover the theoretical foundations and present methods associated with the engineering optimization field, including: problem statement formulation; sensitivity methods; decomposition methods; Multidisciplinary Design Optimization (MDO) formulations; unconstrained and constrained 1-D and n-D search methods; and an introduction to heuristic search methods. Engineering optimization in the context of design of complex engineering systems will be discussed as well, with an emphasis on emerging techniques in the field.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 72610     INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS AND VISION SYSTEMS      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 52610) Students learn how to program a FANUC industrial robot using the teach pendant. They also learn how to set up and use an industrial robot vision system. Students who successfully complete this course and the corequisite lecture will receive both FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operation and Programming and FANUC V-iRVison Operation and Programming - 2D Certificates of Completion.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 72611.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 72611     INDUSTRIAL ROBOTICS AND VISION SYSTEMS LABORATORY      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52611) Students learn how to program a FANUC industrial robot using the teach pendant. They also learn how to set up and use an industrial robot vision system. Students who successfully complete this course and the corequisite lecture will receive both FANUC Robotics Handling Tool Operation and Programming and FANUC V-iRVison Operation and Programming - 2D Certificates of Completion.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 72610.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 72620     INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION AND CONTROL      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 52620) Course covers programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drive motor control, human machine interfaces and industrial networking.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 72621.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 1 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 72621     INDUSTRIAL AUTOMATION AND CONTROL LABORATORY      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52621) Laboratory utilizing programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drive motor control, human machine interfaces and industrial networking

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 72620.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 4 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 72710     ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING      2 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 52710) An introduction to additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, designing for AM, post processing, AM applications and the future of additive manufacturing in engineering.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 72711.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 72711     ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING LABORATORY      1 Credit Hour

(Slashed with ENGR 52711) An introduction to additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, designing for AM, post processing, AM applications and the future of additive manufacturing in engineering.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Corequisite: ENGR 72710.

Schedule Type: Laboratory

Contact Hours: 2 lab

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 73030     MECHATRONICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 43030 and ENGR 53030) Application of automation concepts in motion control, electrical circuits, fundamental mechanics, control systems and programming, including modeling, interfacing and signal conditioning.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Laboratory, Lecture, Combined Lecture and Lab

Contact Hours: 2 lecture, 2 lab

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 77300     MEDICAL ROBOTICS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 57300) Introduction to the current development of medical robot, study the design and control of medical robot. Main focus of course is surgical robots and walking assistant robots.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 77400     ROBOTICS: KINEMATICS AND DESIGN      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 47400 and ENGR 57400) Course covers techniques to physically design, model, analyze and control a robotic system, especially robotic arms with serial structures. Provides students with a basic understanding of physics and mathematics of robotic kinematics and design. Students develop skills for force analysis, practice robotic programing and understand principles of robotic operation, sensing and path planning.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

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 78008     INTRODUCTION TO ROBUST CONTROL      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58008) Course covers the fundamentals of robust control theory, with emphasis on stability and performance analysis in the time and frequency domains and design tools for robust performance and robust stability. Course examines how a controller can be designed taking into account uncertainties in the model of the plant. Some current research topics such as application of robust identification and control techniques to active vision systems also are addressed.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78010     MACHINE VISION      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 48010 and ENGR 58010) Course explores concepts and techniques for image/video processing and machine vision. Topics covered include image formation, image filtering, edge detection and segmentation, object recognition, object detection and tracking, 3D vision, etc.

Prerequisite: Doctoral standing.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ENGR 78101     AUTONOMOUS UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58101) 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 78102     INTELLIGENT SENSING AND PLANNING OF UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEMS      3 Credit Hours

(Slashed with ENGR 58102) 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 81091     GRADUATE 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