2002-03 Bulletin
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SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING


ENGINEERING (ENGR)


ENGR 121, 122, 123  INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING 2, 2, 2
Introduction to the design process and elements of professional engineering. Engineering communications, with emphasis on sketching, conventional engineering drafting practices, Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Engineering (CAD/CAE), pictorial representations; principles of descriptive geometry, computer-based engineering calculations. Laboratory work required. ENGR 121 prerequisite to ENGR 123.
 

ENGR 221, 222, 223  ENGINEERING MECHANICS 3, 3, 3
Introduction to two- and three-dimensional equilibria employing vector algebra; friction; centroids and centers of mass, virtual work, and moments of inertia. One- and two-dimensional kinetics and kinematics of rigid bodies by vector calculus; dynamics of rotation, translation, and plane motion; relative motion; work and energy; impulse and momentum. Must be taken in sequence. Corequisite for 221: MATH 282; Corequisite for 222: MATH 283.
 

ENGR 228  CIRCUIT ANALYSIS 4
Study of circuit variables and parameters; KirchoffŐs laws and network solution; equivalent circuits, network theorems; natural and complete response; sinusoidal steady-state, phasors, and impedance; frequency characteristics; power and power factor. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: MATH 282. PHYS 252 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 312  PHYSICAL ELECTRONICS, (OR PHYS 312) 3
Study of the physical principles of solid state electronic devices, including photovoltaics. Corequisite: ENGR 315 .
 

ENGR 315  PHYSICAL ELECTRONICS LABORATORY (OR PHYS 315) 1
Experiments in crystal and semiconductor physics, measurement of fundamental physical constants. Corequisite: ENGR 312.
 

ENGR 321  MECHANICS OF MATERIALS 4
Study of stresses and strains, deformations and deflections of posts, shafts, beams, columns; combined stresses; elasticity. Computational and demonstrational laboratory required. Prerequisite: ENGR 222.
 

ENGR 322  ENGINEERING MATERIALS 4
Study of the science of engineering materials. Crystal structures, electron transport in solids, single-phase metals, multiphase materials, equilibria, microstructures and properties, thermal processing, and corrosion of metals. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: ENGR 321, CHEM 143 or equivalent.
 

ENGR 323  CIVIL ENGINEERING MATERIALS 3
Study of the engineering properties and applications of asphalt, concrete, plastics, steel, wood, and composites. Strength and serviceability considerations. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: ENGR 321. Recommended: ENGR 341.
 

ENGR 324  MATERIALS AND PROCESSES IN MANUFACTURING 2
Study of polymer, ceramic, and composite materials; material selection, joining and manufacturing processes. Laboratory work required. Prerequisites: ENGR 321, 322.
 

ENGR 325  INSTRUMENTATION 3
Study of theory and application of modern instrumentation; validation of experimental data. Laboratory work required. Prerequisites: MATH 315, ENGR 228 or permission of instructor.
 

ENGR 326  ENGINEERING ECONOMY 3
Study of business, economic, and ethical aspects of engineering practice. Introduction to engineering organization and program management techniques. Prerequisite: junior standing in engineering.
 

ENGR 331  FLUID MECHANICS 4
Fluid statics and dynamics of fluid motion; conservation of mass, momentum, and energy in laminar and turbulent flow using control volume formulation. Introduction to Navier Stokes equations for fluid flow; inviscid flow; dimensional analysis and similitude; boundary layer flow; lift and drag forces; viscous flow in conduits; open channel flow; flow measurements; turbomachinery. Prerequisites: ENGR 222, PHYS 251 , 252, MATH 283, 289, 312 or permission of instructor.
 

ENGR 332  THERMODYNAMICS 4
Introduction to the nature of energy and study of energy transport conservation in closed and flowing systems; properties and states of solids, liquids, vapors, and gases; enthalpy; meaning and production of entropy and introduction to cyclic systems. Prerequisite: PHYS 253. MATH 312 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 333  THERMODYNAMICS AND THERMAL SYSTEMS 4
Study of thermodynamics of state for complex systems, detailed analysis of power and reversed cycle systems, thermodynamics, and equilibrium principles of nonreacting and reacting mixtures; application of the principles of global thermochemical energy balances to real power systems; introduction to compressible flow. Prerequisite: ENGR 332. ENGR 331 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 341  GEOLOGY AND SOIL MECHANICS 4
Introduction to geological structure, process, and weathering; soils properties, classification, and interpretation; subsurface investigation; flow of water through soils. Study of stress distribution and deformation of soils. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: CHEM 143. Corequisite: ENGR 321, 331.
 

ENGR 342  HYDROLOGY 3
Introduction to precipitation; occurrence, measurement, transport, and storage of ground and surface waters; statistical models. Prerequisites: CPTR 141; ENGR 331, 341. MATH 315 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 343  ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING SYSTEMS 4
Assessment of gaseous, liquid and solid wastes from commercial, domestic, and industrial sources; quantity and quality; conservation, collection, treatment, disposal, and storage; impact on resources and ecosystems; air, water, and land. Prerequisites: CHEM 143; ENGR 331. ENGR 364; MATH 312 , 315, ENGR 344 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 344  CIVIL ENGINEERING ANALYSIS 4
Analysis of structural, environmental, hydrologic, geotechnical, surveying and transportation engineering problems using computer software; problems using applications of relaxation methods, finite differences, least squares, modeling and simulation techniques, and finite elements. Prerequisites: CPTR 141, ENGR 321, ENGR 331, ENGR 341, MATH 312 , MATH 315; Corequisites: ENGR 342, ENGR 364 , MATH 289.
 

ENGR 345  CONTRACTS AND SPECIFICATIONS 2
Introduction to the preparation and interpretation of contracts and specifications; ethical, legal, and contractual relations of the professional engineer to the public, the owner, and the contractor. Prerequisite: junior standing in engineering.
 

ENGR 346  SURVEYING 4
Use of basic surveying instruments; computational methods for traverses, routes, and earthwork; mapping. Prerequisites: ENGR 122. ENGR 344 strongly recommended. Corequisite: MATH 281.
 

ENGR 347  STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS I 3
Study of classical methods for analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures; load-stress-deflection parameters for beams, girders, trusses and frames. Prerequisite: ENGR 321. Corequisite: MATH 289.
 

ENGR 348  STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS II 3
Study of matrix methods for analysis of determinate and indeterminate structures; computer applications of matrix methods. Prerequisites: CPTR 141, ENGR 321, ENGR 347, MATH 289 . Corequisite: MATH 312.
 

ENGR 351  LINEAR NETWORK ANALYSIS 4
Introduction to linear network theory including Laplace-transform analysis and state-space representations. Fourier analysis of periodic signals. An HP-48 calculator, or equivalent is required. Prerequisites: ENGR 228; MATH 283. Corequisites: MATH 289 and 312.
 

ENGR 352  FEEDBACK AND CONTROL SYSTEMS 4
Introduction to state-space analysis methods for continuous dynamic systems and processes; design of control systems including development of performance criteria, pole-placement design, and linear state observers. Classical analysis by means of frequency-domain methods such as root-locus diagrams and Bode plots. An HP-48 calculator or equivalent is required. Prerequisite: ENGR 351 .
 

ENGR 354  DIGITAL LOGIC 3
Introduction to the theory and application of digital logic circuits, logic functions, logic gates, flip-flops, counters, state machines, and modern integrated logic families. Laboratory work required. (Course fee $50)
 

ENGR 355  EMBEDDED SYSTEM DESIGN 3
Design of embedded microprocessor systems; system organization, CPU structures, address decoding and memory design, interrupts, real-time operating systems, input/output; hardware/software codesign. Laboratory work required. Prerequisites: CPTR 215, ENGR 228, 354. (Course fee $50)
 

ENGR 356, 357  ENGINEERING ELECTRONICS 4, 4
Study of characteristics and applications of discrete and integrated solid-state electronic devices and circuits; large-signal analysis, biasing; small-signal analysis, low and high frequency models, classical amplifier circuits, feedback amplifiers, operational-amplifier circuits; integrated-circuit electronics. Laboratory work required. Corequisite for ENGR 356: ENGR 351 . Corequisite for ENGR 357: ENGR 352.
 

ENGR 364  FLUID MECHANICS LABORATORY 1
Laboratory instruction in fluid mechanics. Incompressible and elementary compressible fluid flow with special application of steady state and conservation principles of mass, momentum, and energy; fluid flow measurements and real fluid phenomena in pipelines; theoretical and experimental analysis of open channel flow. Prerequisite: ENGR 331.
 

ENGR 365  MACHINE ELEMENT DESIGN LABORATORY 1
Study of the design process. Laboratory instruction in machine element design, form, and function. Machine elements studied include gears, shafts, bearings, links, fasteners, and hydraulic components. Prerequisites: ENGR 321, 322. ENGR 374 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 366  VIBRATIONS 3
Study of periodic motion; free and forced vibrations of single and multi-degree-of-freedom systems, nonsinusoidal forcing functions, and normal modes. Prerequisites: ENGR 223; ENGR 351, 352; MATH 289, 312.
 

engr 374  ADVANCED CAD/MCAE 2
Fundamental and advanced concepts of Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Mechanical Computer Aided Engineering (MCAE) with emphasis on design applications. Includes parts and assembly creation, drawing layout, geometric dimensioning, toleranceing, design definition, software prototypes, design visualization, animation and interfacing to analysis codes. Prerequisite: Junior standing in engineering or permission of instructor.
 

ENGR 396  SEMINAR 0
Presentation and discussion of senior project reports of those students who are completing the seminar sequence. Prerequisite: Junior standing in engineering. Graded S or NC.
 

ENGR 431  ELECTROMECHANICAL ENERGY CONVERSION 4
Study of the principles of electromechanical energy conversion devices and their application to electrical machinery; three-phase circuits, magnetic circuits, force and torque; transformers, permanent magnets, electromagnets; three-phase circuits, AC and DC excitation of energy conversion devices, DC and AC machines, performance, and applications. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: ENGR 228.
 

ENGR 432  ANALOG SYSTEM DESIGN 4
Design of analog systems with an emphasis on methodology; production yield analysis. Design examples taken from current topics. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: ENGR 357. Offered odd years only.
 

ENGR 433  DIGITAL DESIGN 4
MSI and LSI circuits and applications; analysis and design of synchronous and asynchronous circuits and systems; VHDL design and synthesis. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: ENGR 355.
 

ENGR 434  VLSI DESIGN 4
System, circuit, and physical design of Very Large Scale Integrated circuits using CAD software; project specification, documentation, and reporting. Prerequisites: ENGR 433, ENGR 356.
 

ENGR 440  GROUNDWATER POLLUTION CONTROL 3
Field, laboratory and computer simulation methods used for estimating the risk of contamination and cleanup options for groundwater supply systems. Prerequisites: ENGR 342, 343; MATH 312. Offered even years only.
 

ENGR 441  STEEL STRUCTURAL DESIGN 3
Study of structural steel design, emphasizing the Load and Resistance Factored Design (LRFD) methodology. Topics include design of tension members, bolted and welded connections, compression members, beams and plate girders. Computation Laboratory required. Prerequisites: ENGR 323, 348
 

ENGR 442  REINFORCED CONCRETE STRUCTURAL DESIGN 4
Study of ultimate strength design concepts of reinforced concrete members and statistically indeterminate frames, including flexure, shear, columns, bar anchorage and serviceability considerations. Computation Laboratory required. Prerequisites: ENGR 323, 348
 

ENGR 443  TIMBER STRUCTURAL DESIGN 3
Study of working stress design of timber members and connections for industrial and commercial applications. Computation Laboratory required. Prerequisites: ENGR 323, 348.
 

ENGR 444  STRUCTURAL DESIGN 3
Study of design concepts as applied to structural systems. Topics include vertical and lateral building system layout, design problems, combinations of structural materials, analysis techniques, structural stability, diaphragms, shear walls, foundations and code applications. Computation Laboratory required. Prerequisites: ENGR 441, 442.
 

ENGR 445  COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM DESIGN 4
Analysis and design of water distribution systems and sewage and stormwater collection systems. Computation laboratory required. Prerequisites: CPTR 141; ENGR 343.
 

ENGR 446  TREATMENT PLANT DESIGN 4
Design of physical, chemical, and biological treatment processes of water and wastewater treatment. Laboratory work required. Prerequisites: CHEM 143, ENGR 343. ENGR 445 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 447  RECEIVING WATER ANALYSIS 3
Design of facilities for disposal of wastewaters to land and water systems; analysis of surface waters receiving wastewater effluents. Corequisite: ENGR 343. Offered odd years only.
 

ENGR 448  HYDROENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN 3
Study of advanced water and wastewater treatment processes and practices. Emphasis upon current literature and recent developments in state-of-the-art practices. Prerequisite: ENGR 446. Offered on demand.
 

ENGR 449  TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING 4
Study of the various modes of transportation that comprise the transportation system. Consideration is given to the planning, design and operation of the system. Introduction to traffic engineering. Prerequisites: ENGR 341, 346.
 

ENGR 451  ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS 4
Study, by vector calculus, of static and dynamic electric and magnetic fields. Unbounded and bounded fields, fields in material media, force and torque, energy and potential functions, Faraday induction, and application to transmission lines. Prerequisites: MATH 312; PHYS 253 .
 

ENGR 452  ELECTROMAGNETIC PROPAGATION AND RADIATION 4
Study of the propagation of electromagnetic energy; plane waves, transmission lines, and wave guides; radiation from dipole antennas; introduction to arrays. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: ENGR 451. Offered even years only.
 

ENGR 454  DIGITAL CONTROL SYSTEMS 4
Study of the design and application of digital control methods to real-time dynamic systems such as servomechanisms, chemical processes, and vehicles. Analytical techniques include both transform (classical control) and state-space (modern control) methods. An HP-48 calculator, or equivalent is required. Prerequisite: ENGR 352. ENGR 455, MATH 315 strongly recommended. Offered odd years only.
 

ENGR 455  SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS 4
Introduction to continuous and discrete signal and system analysis and design; Fourier series, convolution, Fourier transforms, discrete Fourier transforms, Z transforms and applications. Prerequisites: ENGR 351; MATH 312 .
 

ENGR 456  COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS 4
Introduction to analog and digital communication systems, including topics in modulation; baseband and bandpass signals; power spectral density and bandwidth; random processes; noise, signal-to-noise ratio, and error probability; and system performance. Prerequisite: ENGR 455. MATH 315 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 460  ELECTRIC MACHINES AND CONTROLS 3
AC power systems and energy conversion in induction machines, synchronous machines; dynamics, performance, power electronics and control; design and applications. Laboratory work required. Prerequisite: ENGR 431. Offered even years only.
 

ENGR 461  KINEMATICS 4
Introduction to geometrical kinematics, including analysis of cams, linkages, and curvature relations by analytical and graphical methods; analytical kinematics for position, velocity, and acceleration analysis of plane mechanisms. Prerequisites: ENGR 223, MATH 289, 312.
 

ENGR 462  MACHINE DESIGN 4
Design of machines and machine elements; study of stress failure theories applied to machine elements; industrial design problems; CAD methods. Prerequisites: ENGR 321, 324, 365, 461, 468. ENGR 374 strongly recommended.
 

ENGR 465  HEAT TRANSFER 4
Study of single and multidimensional steady-state and transient heat conduction; thermal radiation involving black and gray bodies and gas-filled enclosures; solar radiation; free and forced convection through ducts and over exterior surfaces; heat exchangers; combined heat transfer problems. Prerequisites: MATH 312, PHYS 252 .
 

ENGR 466  HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING DESIGN 4
Study of design of mechanical systems and controls in air conditioning and heating of buildings. Modern aspects of solar heating and cooling will be included.
 

ENGR 467  ROBOTICS 4
Introduction to three-dimensional kinematics, dynamics, and computer control of robot manipulators, with applications of robotic systems to modern automated manufacturing methods. Prerequisite: ENGR 352.
 

ENGR 468  ENGINEERING FINITE ELEMENT METHODS 4
Introduction to finite element methods for the solution of problems in structures, solid mechanics, heat transfer and fluids. Techniques for obtaining approximate numerical solutions to governing differential equations in the problem areas are covered. Industrial software is applied to a broad range of engineering problems involving analysis and design. Prerequisites: MATH 312, ENGR 321 or permission of instructor.
 

ENGR 475  MECHANICS OF FLIGHT 4
Study of the fundamentals of flight mechanics including: the standard atmosphere, aerodynamics, lift, drag, aerodynamic shapes, air foil characteristics, aircraft performance, stability of flight vehicles, and propulsion. Historical vignettes and design considerations will be presented. Prerequisites: ENGR 331, 332. Offered odd years only.
 

ENGR 480  MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING 4
Study of the fundamentals of manufacturing with an overview of manufacturing processes, machine tools and equipment; manufacturing systems and material flow. Implementation of automated manufacturing systems with pneumatics, hydraulics, electric actuators, PLCs sensors, factory communications, and human/machine interfaces is emphasized. Scheduling, resource optimization, material handling, and quality management are discussed. Laboratory work required. Prerequisites: ENGR 324, ENGR 326, ENGR 352, and MATH 315. Offered even years only.
 

ENGR 494  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 0-2
Individual contract arrangement involving students, faculty, and cooperating industries to gain practical engineering experience in an off-campus setting. Prerequisite: Permission of the Dean of the School of Engineering. Graded S or NC.
 

ENGR 495  COLLOQUIUM 0
Lectures on current engineering practice and other selected topics related to the engineering profession. Engineering degree candidates must satisfactorily complete three quarters, at least one of which must be during the senior year. Graded S or NC.
 

ENGR 496, 497, 498  SEMINAR 1, 1, 1
Presentation and discussion of current topics of interest within professional engineering. Each student is required to conduct an approved engineering design project from conception to final oral and written reports. Each student is required to attend Autumn, Winter and Spring quarters irrespective of the quarters in which enrollment in Seminar occurs. Prerequisites: senior standing in engineering and also ENGL 323 for ENGR 496.