Undergraduate Required Course Descriptions
ENES 100: Introduction to Engineering Design
Corequisite: MATH 140. Students work as teams to design and build a product using computer software for word-processing, spreadsheet, CAD, and communications skills. 3 credits.
ENES 102: Mechanics I
Corequisite: MATH 140. The equilibrium of stationary bodies under the influence of various kinds of forces. Forces, moments, couples, equilibrium, trusses, frames and machines, beams, and friction. Vector and scalar methods are used to solve problems. 3 credits.
ENES 220: Mechanics II
Prerequisites: ENES 102, MATH 141, PHYS 161. Stress and deformation of solids-rods, beams, shafts, columns, tanks, and other structural, machine, and vehicle members. Topics include stress transformation using Mohr's circle, shear and moment diagrams, derivation of elastic curves, and Euler's buckling formula. 3 credits.
ENES 221: Dynamics
Prerequisites: ENES 102, MATH 141, PHYS 161. Two lectures and one two-hour laboratory per week. Systems of heavy particles and rigid bodies at rest and in motion. Force, acceleration, work-energy, and impulse-momentum relationships. Motion of one body relative to another in a plane and in space. 3 credits.
ENES 232: Thermodynamics
Prerequisites: PHYS 260, PHYS261. Introduction to thermodynamics. Thermodynamic properties of matter. First and second laws of thermodynamics, cycles, reactions, and mixtures. 3 credits.
ENME 271: Introduction to Matlab
Prerequisite: ENES221. Develop the skills to generate readable, compact and verifiably correct MATLAB scripts and functions to obtain numerical solutions to a wide range of engineering models and to display the results with fully annotated graphics. Learn structured programming. 3 credits.
ENME 272: Introduction to Computer Aided Design
Fundamentals of CAD, using solid modeling packages (Pro/E, SolidWorks, and Autodesk Inventor). Two and three dimensional drawing. Dimensioning and specifications. Introduction of CAD based analysis tools. Students will complete a design project.
NOTE: For students matriculating in Fall 2012, ENME 271 has been replaced in the mechanical engineering curriculum by the combination of ENME 272 and MATH206.
ENME 331: Fluid Mechanics
Prerequisite: ENME 232, ENES 221. Principles of fluid mechanics. Mass, momentum, and energy conservation. Hydrostatics. Control volume analysis. Internal and external flow. Boundary layers. Modern measurement techniques. Computer analysis. Laboratory experiments. 3 credits.
ENME 332: Transfer Processes
Prerequisite: ENME 331. The principles of heat transfer. Conduction in solids. Convection. Radiation. Modern measurement techniques. Computer analysis. 3 credits.
ENME 350: Electronics and Instrumentation I
Prerequisite: PHYS 270 and PHYS 271. Modern instrumentation. Basic circuit design, standard microelectronic circuits. Digital data acquisition and control. Signal conditioning. Instrumentation interfacing. Designing and testing analog circuits. Laboratory experiments. 3 credits.
ENME 351: Electronics and Instrumentation II
Prerequisites: ENME 350 and PHYS 270 and PHYS 271. Continuation of ENME 350. Modern instrumentation. Basic circuit design, standard microelectronic circuits. Digital data acquisition and control. Signal conditioning. Instrumentation interfacing. Designing and testing analog circuits. Laboratory experiments. 3 credits.
ENME 361: Vibration, Controls, and Optimization I
Prerequisites: ENES 220, ENES 221, ENME 271 and MATH 246. Fundamentals of vibration, controls, and optimization. Analysis and design in time, Laplace, and frequency domains. Mathematical description of system response, system stability, control, and optimization. Optimal design of mechanical systems. 3 credits.
ENME 371: Product Engineering and Manufacturing
Prerequisite: ENES 221, ENME 392 or STAT 400. Business aspects of engineering product development. Relationship of design and manufacturing. Product specification. Statistical process control. Design team development. The development process. 3 credits.
ENME 382: Engineering Materials and Manufacturing Processes
Prerequisite: ENES 100. Co-requisite: MATH 241. Recommended: PHYS260 and PHYS261. Basic material structures and properties. Mechanical behavior of materials. Manufacturing process theory. Material processing. Quality assurance. Laboratory experiments. 3 credits.
ENME 392: Statistical Methods for Product and Process Development
Prerequisites: MATH 241. Integrated statistical methodology for improvement of products and processes in terms of performance, quality, and cost. Designed experimentation. Statistical process control. Software application. Laboratory activities. 3 credits.
ENME 462: Vibration, Controls, and Optimization II
Prerequisites: ENME 351 and ENME 361. Continuation of ENME 361. Fundamentals of vibration, controls, and optimization. Analysis and design in time, Laplace, and frequency domains. Mathematical description of system response, system stability, control, and optimization. Optimal design of mechanical systems. 3 credits.
ENME 472: Integrated Product and Process Development
Prerequisite: ENME 371. Integration of product development with the development process. Organizational structures. The nature of design. Product specification. Benchmarking. Design concepts. Evaluation of alternatives. 3 credits.