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An introduction to the engineering discipline/profession. Topics covered will include the following: an introduction to the various types of engineering majors and professions, engineering design and analysis methods, elementary engineering statistics and data analysis, computer literacy, working in a team setting, oral and written communications, use of practical engineering tools, and engineering ethics. Coverage of computer literacy may include word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint), graphical applications software (CAD or solid modeling), scientific programming, and mathematical or laboratory software applications.
An introductory course in digital logic designed for Electrical and Computer Engineering students. Topics include: number systems, Boolean algebra, minimization of Boolean expressions, combinational and sequential networks, state machine design, and networks for arithmetic operations. Prerequisite: MAT 161 or Permission of Instructor; co-requisite: MAT 162.
Basic concepts, vector algebra, forces and moments about a point and a line. Free body diagrams, equilibrium conditions in two and three dimensions. Plane trusses, frames and machines. Forces in beams and cables. Application of friction in machines. Centroids and moments of inertia of lines, areas, and volumes. Principal axes and principal moments of inertia, Mohr's circle. Prerequisite: PHY 105.
Kinematics and kinetics of particles. Energy and momentum methods. Central force and space dynamics, relative motion, impact. Kinetics of systems of particles. Plane kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies. Energy and momentum methods. Three-dimensional dynamics of rigid bodies. Prerequisites: ENS 207, MAT 263.
Recitation for ENS 208 course.
A first course in basic circuit theory. Topics covered include: circuit definitions, voltampere relationships for circuit elements, Kirchhoff's laws; resistive circuit analysis including loop and nodal analysis, network theorems; transient behavior of R-L, R-C, and R L-C circuits; sinusoidal steady-state analysis and phasors; introduction to active devices such as transistors and operational amplifiers and applications of network theorems to circuits with active devices. Prerequisite: PHY 205.
First course in the development of the mechanics of deformable bodies, primarily for engineering students. Topics include: theories of stress and strain, deformations, Hooke's law, axial loads, shearing loads, bending loads, Mohr's Circle, shear and bending moment diagrams, elastic stability and deflection of beams. Prerequisite: ENS 207; co-requisite: MAT 264.