Course descriptions index


Engineering Science

A per semester fee for computing facility user fee is assessed for CEM engineering courses. This fee is in addition to any lab/materials fee. Please see the class schedule for details.


ES F101 Introduction to Engineering

3 Credits

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 use of spreadsheets. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: MATH F107X. Co-requisites: MATH F108 or calculus placement. (2+2)


ES F201 Computer Techniques

3 Credits

Basic computer programming, in FORTRAN and C++, with applications from all fields of engineering. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: MATH F107X and MATH F108 or enrollment in MATH F200X. (2+3)


ES F208 Mechanics

4 Credits     Offered Spring

Engineering-oriented coverage of statics and dynamics. Vector methods used where appropriate. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ES F101 or GE F101 or MIN F103 or PETE F104; MATH F201X; and PHYS F211X. (3+3)


ES F209 Statics

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. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ES F101 and MATH F201X. Co-requisites: PHYS F211X. (3+0)


ES F210 Dynamics

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. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ES F209. (3+0)


ES F301 Engineering Analysis

3 Credits     Offered Fall

Application of mathematical tools to typical engineering design problems. Selected topics from all fields of engineering. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ES F201, MATH F302. (3+0)


ES F307 Elements of Electrical Engineering

3 Credits     Offered Fall

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. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: MATH F202X or permission of instructor. (3+0)


ES F331 Mechanics of Materials

3 Credits

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. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ES F208 or ES F209; MATH F201X. (2+3)


ES F341 Fluid Mechanics

0 or 4 Credits

Statics and dynamics of fluids; energy and momentum principles. Dimensional analysis; flow in open channels, closed conduits and around submerged bodies. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: ES F208 or ES F210; MATH F201X. (3+3)


ES F346 Basic Thermodynamics

3 Credits

Thermodynamic systems, properties, processes and cycles. Fundamental principles of thermodynamics (first and second laws), and elementary applications. Special fees apply. Prerequisites: MATH F201X and PHYS F211X. (3+0)


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