2004-2005 UAF Catalog  

Degrees and Program Index

Engineering Science

A $25.00 per semester student computing facility user fee is assessed for CSEM engineering courses. This fee is in addition to any lab/material fees.

ES 101 3 Credits
Introduction to Engineering
Overview of the engineering profession and introduction to the fields of engineering. Basic concepts from engineering, physics and mathematics applied to engineering problem solving. Basic skills required of engineers, including an introduction to engineering communications: word processing, descriptive geometry, orthographic and isometric drawings, graphs, computer graphics and computer aided drawing (CAD). Course fee: $50. (Prerequisite: MATH 107X; Co-requisite: MATH 108 or calculus placement.) (2 + 2) Offered Fall, Spring

ES 201 3 Credits
Computer Techniques
Basic computer programming, in FORTRAN and BASIC, with applications from all fields of engineering. (Prerequisites: MATH 107X and 108 or enrollment in MATH 200X.) (2 + 3) Offered Fall, Spring

ES 208 4 Credits
Engineering-oriented coverage of statics and dynamics. Vector methods used where appropriate. (Prerequisites: ES 101, MATH 201X, and PHYS 211X.) (3 + 3) Offered Spring

ES 209 3 Credits
Force systems in two and three dimensions. Composition and resolution of forces and force systems; principles of equilibrium applied to various bodies, simple structures, friction, centroids, moments of inertia. Vector algebra used where appropriate. (Prerequisites: ES 101 and MATH 201X; co-requisite: PHYS 211X.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring

ES 210 3 Credits
Motion of particles, kinematics and kinetics of plane motion of rigid bodies, and principles of work and energy, impulse and momentum. Vector methods used where appropriate. (Prerequisite: ES 209.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring

ES 301 3 Credits
Engineering Analysis
Application of mathematical tools to typical engineering design problems. Selected topics from all fields of engineering. (Prerequisites: ES 201, MATH 302.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall

ES 307 3 Credits
Elements of Electrical Engineering
Elementary circuits and theorems, natural, forced and steady state response, principles of electronics, circuit models and system parameters, elements of measurement and instrumentation, and characteristics of DC machines, and AC machines and transformers. (Prerequisite: MATH 202X or permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall

ES 308 3 Credits
Instrumentation and Measurement
(Cross-listed with ME 308)
Instrumentation theory and concepts of digital and analog devices, transducers, data sensing transmission, recording, and display, instrumentation system, remote sensing and hostile environmental conditions. (Prerequisite: ES 307.) (2 + 3) Offered Spring

ES 331 3 Credits
Mechanics of Materials
Analysis of internal forces in members subjected to axial, torsional and flexural loads, singly and in combination. Stress-strain relationships and material property definitions; shear and moment diagrams, Mohr’s Circle. Applications include beams, columns, connections, indeterminate cases. (Prerequisites: ES 208 or 209 and MATH 201X.) (2 + 3) Offered Fall, Spring

ES 334 3 Credits
Elements of Material Science/Engineering
(Cross-listed with ME 334)
Properties of engineering materials. Crystal structure, defect structure, structure and properties, aspects of metal processing, heat treatment, joining, testing, and failure analysis for engineering applications and design. (Prerequisites: CHEM 106X and PHYS 212X.) (2 + 3) Offered Fall

ES 341 4 Credits
Fluid Mechanics
Statics and dynamics of fluids; energy and momentum principles. Dimensional analysis; flow in open channels, closed conduits and around submerged bodies. Course fee: $50. (Prerequisites: MATH 201X and ES 208 or 210.) (3 + 3) Offered Fall, Spring

ES 346 3 Credits
Basic Thermodynamics
Thermodynamic systems, properties, processes and cycles. Fundamental principles of thermodynamics (first and second laws) and elementary applications. (Prerequisites: MATH 201X and PHYS 211X.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall, Spring

Catalog Index | Class Schedule | Admissions

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual. Learn more about UA's notice of nondiscrimination.
Photos by UAF photographers unless otherwise noted.

Send comments or questions to the UAF Admissions Office .
Last modified July 24, 2017 by University Relations Web Developer.