Engineering Science - ES

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. Prerequisite or Co-requisite: MATH F107X or MATH F108 or placement into MATH F200X. (2+2)

ES F166 Electric Car Conversion

2 Credits
Offered Summer

An introduction to the principles of electrical vehicle propulsion systems. Fundamentals of electrical motors, electrical motor controls, electrical energy storage systems and automotive power-train design. Students will conduct practical design projects culminating with a complete electric car conversion. Relevant codes and standards will be emphasized. (1+3)

ES F201 Computer Techniques

3 Credits


Basic computer programming, in C/C++, with applications from all fields of engineering. Introduction to MATLAB. Prerequisites: MATH F107X and MATH F108 OR enrollment in MATH F200X. (2+3)

ES F208 Mechanics

4 Credits


Engineering-oriented coverage of statics and dynamics. Vector methods used where appropriate. Prerequisites: ES F101 or GE F101 or MIN F103 or PETE F104; MATH F201X; 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. Prerequisites: ES F101. Prerequisite or Co-requisites: MATH F201X; 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. Prerequisites: ES F209 and MATH F201X. (3+0)

ES F301 Engineering Analysis

3 Credits


Application of mathematical tools to typical engineering design problems. Selected topics from all fields of engineering. Prerequisites or co-requisites: 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. 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. Prerequisites: ES F208 or ES F209; MATH F201X. (3+0)

ES F341 Fluid Mechanics

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. Prerequisites: MATH F201X; PHYS F211X. (3+0)