Course Descriptions

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ENGR-105

Engineering Graphics

Credit(s): 2

This course provides instruction in computer aided engineering drafting with emphasis on visualization of points, lines, planes, and solids in space; freehand sketching; orthographic projection; isometric and oblique drawing; sectioning; dimensioning; descriptive geometry; and 3D modeling. It provides engineering students with beginning skills in computer aided engineering drawing, but is not intended to train AutoCAD technicians. Lecture/Lab: 4 hours per week
Prerequisites: MATH-025 or COMPASS Algebra > 40, ACT > 18, or SAT > 430
Corequisites: ENGR-105L

ENGR-123

Introduction to Engineering

Credit(s): 2

This course allows students to explore careers and opportunities in engineering and technology. Topics covered include becoming an engineer, the history, opportunities and potential fields, and career paths in engineering. This course is conducted using lectures, discussions, research, projects, guest speakers and at least on field trip. This course will also allow the students to experience the design process and engineering problem solving, as well graphical analysis, data analysis, and oral and written communication skills. It is recommended that students be familiar with the internet. Lecture: 1 hour per week Lab: 3 hours per week

ENGR-210

Statics

Credit(s): 3

ENGR 210 is a study of vector analysis, resolution of forces, free body diagrams, equilibrium, friction, centroids, moments of inertia, statics of rigid bodies, trusses, frames, machines, and cables. The course provides basic engineering skills in mechanics necessary for analysis of structures and dynamics of rigid bodies. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete MATH-170 and PHYS-211 with a minimum grade of C-.

ENGR-214

Surveying

Credit(s): 4

ENGR 214 presents theory and field applications of elementary surveying. It includes the use of instruments, error and precision, level circuits, running traverses, field calculations, boundary surveys, route surveys, construction surveys, triangulation, state coordinate systems, engineering astronomy, and photogrammetry. This course provides basic surveying skills that may help engineering students gain summer employment, but it is not intended as a preparation for direct entry into surveying occupations. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: MATH-147 or COMPASS College Algebra > 51, ACT > 27, or SAT > 620
Corequisites: ENGR-214L

ENGR-220

Dynamics of Rigid Bodies

Credit(s): 3

ENGR 220 is the study of kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. Topics include position, velocity, acceleration, relative velocity and acceleration, translation and rotation by Newtons 2nd Law, energy, momentum methods, collisions, and vibrations. It provides basic engineering skills that apply to all machines and other engineering bodies in motion. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete MATH-175 and ENGR-210 with a minimum grade of C-.

ENGR-223

Engineering Analysis

Credit(s): 3

ENGR 223 introduces a combination of numerican analysis skills, problem solving and design techniques, and various computer software as they are utilized in basic engineering applications. Students will utilize oral and written communication skills in presenting their solutions. Lecture: 2 hours per week Lab: 2 hours per week
Corequisites: MATH-175

ENGR-240

Circuits I

Credit(s): 4

ENGR 240 presents a study of Ohm's Law, analysis methods, network theorems, Ideal Operational Amplifiers, and energy storage elements. It includes the exploration of electrical circuits using hands-on lab activities and computers. Lecture: 3 hours per week Lab: 2 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete MATH-175 with a C- or better or permission of instructor.
Corequisites: ENGR-240L

ENGR-241

Circuits II

Credit(s): 4

Circuits II presents a study of power, three phase, transformers, filters, Fourier transforms, and Laplace transforms. It includes the exploration of electrical circuits using hands-on lab activities and computers. Lecture: 3 hours per week
Prerequisites: ENGR-240 with a minimum grade of C-
Corequisites: ENGR-241L

ENGR-295

Strength of Materials

Credit(s): 3

ENGR 295 is the study of material strength, including elasticity, stress, strain, beam analysis, analysis of structural forms, torsion, deformation, modes of failure, and column analysis. The course provides a basic understanding of how structures and machines should be designed to prevent failure. Lecture: 3 hours per week Note: This course is equivalent to U of I Engineering 350
Prerequisites: Complete ENGR-210 and MATH-175 with a minimum grade of C-.