2007-2008 UAF Catalog


Course descriptions index


Engineering Science

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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, graphs, computer graphics and use of spreadsheets. 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 C++, 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
Mechanics
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
Statics
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
Dynamics
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, characteristics of DC machines, and AC machines and transformers. (Prerequisite: MATH 202X or permission of instructor.) (3 + 0) Offered Fall


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 and indeterminate cases. (Prerequisites: ES 208 or 209 and MATH 201X.) (2 + 3) Offered Fall, Spring


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


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