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ENGR- 275 Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Fundamentals and engineering applications of thermodynamics and heat transfer.

Prerequisite: take PHYS-291 and MATH-250 (which may be taken concurrently)

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ENGR- 290 Circuits And Devices (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Electrical and electronic circuits and devices. Analysis of circuits containing passive and active components. Analog and digital circuitry including amplifiers and logic gates. Power calculations in alternating current circuits. Electro-mechanical energy conversion including DC and AC machinery. Lab activities include use of base test equipment and the construction of simple electronic circuits.

Prerequisites: take MATH-154 and PHYS-282

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ENGR- 292 Dynamics (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Kinematics of particles, rigid bodies, and systems. Analysis of position, velocity, and acceleration. The relationship between the motion of bodies and forces or torques. Study of particles and rigid bodies subject to translation, rotation, and general planar motion using Newton's laws of motion, Work-energy methods, impulse-momentum methods, and mechanical vibrations.

Prerequisite: take PHYS-291

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ENGR- 294 Mechanics of Materials (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Normal and shear stresses and strains. Stresses and deformations in objects subject to axial, torsional, and flexural loadings. Shear and bending moment diagrams. Stress transformations and principle stresses.

Prerequisite: take PHYS-291

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ENGR- 315 Metallurgy (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Properties of crystalline solids, mechanical behavior, phase diagrams, iron-carbon diagram, metallurgical structure, diffusion, phase transformation and heat treatment. Processing, properties, and applications of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.

Prerequisites: take CHEM-341

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ENGR- 325 Computer Aided Manufacturing For Manufacturing Engineers (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Effects of product mix and demand patterns on manufacturing system design and selection of process control methods. Introduction to quick changeover strategies and reprogrammable automation including numerically controlled machine tools, robotics, group technology, CAD/CAM, automated inspection and other computerized processing techniques.

Prerequisites: take ENGGR-210, and take MFGT-252 or MFGT-341

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ENGR- 363 Controls And Instrumentation (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Programmable logic controllers, structured ladder logic developments, input/output module description, and interfacing with analog and digital sensors and actuators. Motion, temperature, pressure and flow sensors. Advantages of closed loop control, mathematical modeling of electric and mechanical systems, stability analysis and frequency response. Introduction to motion control.

Prerequisites: take ELEC-290 and MATH-250

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ENGR- 365 Control Theory (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Mathematical modeling of electrical and mechanical systems, stability analysis, and frequency response. Laplace transforms and transfer functions. Introduction to classical control theory. Controller design for stabilization and/or performance.

Prerequisites: take ELEC-290 and MATH-250; not for students taking MFGE-363

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ENGR- 391 Fluid Mechanics (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Fundamentals and engineering applications of fluid mechanics.

Prerequisite: ENGR-275 or ME-390

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ENGR- 415 Machine Vision And Robotics (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Design of machine vision and industrial robotic applications, including cost justification.

Prerequisites: take INMGT-300 and MECH-292

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ENGR- 515 Metallurgy (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Properties of crystalline solids, production of iron and steel, the carbon-iron equilibrium diagram, principles of heat treatment, properties of ferrous alloys. Production, properties, and theory of the most important non-ferrous metals and alloys.

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ENGR- 615 Machine Vision And Robotics (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Design of machine vision and industrial robotic applications, including cost justification.

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ENGR- 729 Product Development And Design (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Theory and application of the product development and design process. Principles of efficient engineering processes and management structures that support product design. Emphasis on structured approaches that insure constraints are properly defined and met. Includes major project.

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