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Engineering Science (ES)

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USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 2003 USP code followed by the 2015 USP code (i.e. [QB<>Q]).

JumpLink1000. Orientation to Engineering Study. 1. [I,L<>{none}] Skills and professional development related to engineering. Involves problem solving, critical thinking and ethics, as well as activities to help transition to university environment. Required of all freshmen entering engineering curricula. Students with credit in UNST 1000 may not receive credit for this course. (Normally offered fall semester)

1002. Introduction to Engineering Information Literacy. 0.5. [L<>{none}] Offers transfer students the opportunity to satisfy the College of Engineering requirements for the Information Literacy and the initial O component of the University Studies Program.

1060. Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving. 3. An overview of the methodology and tools used in the engineering profession for analyzing problems. Example problems are solved using spreadsheet tools and structured programming language. Laboratory. Prerequisite: MATH 2200 or concurrent enrollment.

1061. Engineering Problem Solving with Spreadsheets. 1. An introduction to engineering problem solving through the use of computer spreadsheets. Topics include functions, referencing, conditional statements, graphs, trendlines, and iterative solvers. Prerequisite: MATH 1400 or MATH 1450 or ACT Math Score of 25 or Math Placement Exam score of 4.

1062. Introduction to Structured Programming. 1. Introduction to structured programming through the use of computer applications. Topics include built-in functions, user functions, logical operators, flowcharts, pseudo code, selection structures, repetition structures, and plotting. Prerequisite: ES 1061.

1063. Graphical Communication and Solid Modeling. 1. An introduction to solid models and graphical communication. Topics include geometric relationships, solid parts, solid assemblies, constraints, orthogonal projection, multiview represation, dimensioning, and drawing annotation. Prerequisite: MATH 1400 or MATH 1450 or ACT Math Score of 25 or Math Placement Exam score of 4.

1101. First-Year Seminar. 3. [{none}<>FYS]

JumpLink2110. Statics. 3. Vector statics of particles and rigid bodies, including equilibrium in two and three dimensions, center of gravity, centroids, distributed loads, truss analysis, simple structures and machines, friction, and internal actions. Prerequisite: MATH 2205 or concurrent enrollment.

2120. Dynamics. 3. Vector dynamics of particles and rigid bodies, including impulse-momentum and work-energy. Prerequisite: ES 2110 and MATH 2205; PHYS 1210 or concurrent enrollment.

2210. Electric Circuit Analysis. 3. Basic concepts of electric circuit theory, dependent sources, network theorems, first and second order circuits, phasors, three-phase circuits. Laboratory. Prerequisite: MATH 2205 or concurrent enrollment.

2215. Electric Circuit Analysis Lecture. 2. Basic concepts of electric circuit theory, dependent sources, network theorems, first and second order circuits, phasers, three-phase circuits. No laboratory. Available for Outreach students only. Prerequisite: MATH 2205.

2216. Electric Circuit Analysis Laboratory. 1. Laboratory activities focusing on basic concepts of electric circuit theory, dependent sources, network theorems, first and second order circuits, phasers, three-phase circuits. Prerequisite: ES 2215.

2310. Thermodynamics I. 3. Macroscopic systems involving energy and its various forms. Fundamental concepts including energy, mass and entropy balances. Pure substances and availability. Reversible and irreversible processes. Prerequisites: MATH 2210 and either ES 2120 or PHYS 1210.

2330. Fluid Dynamics. 3. Incompressible flow of ideal and real fluids. Potential and stream functions; similitude and dimensional analysis. Prerequisite: MATH 2210 and either ES 2120 or PHYS 1210.

2410. Mechanics of Materials. 3. Mechanics of deformable bodies, including energy methods. Prerequisite: ES 2110 and MATH 2205.

JumpLink3010. Culture and Engineering in Latin America. 3. [{none}<>H] Engineering and Culture of Latin America - A study of ancient engineering problems in Latin America that are applicable to civil engineering. Students will be exposed to cultural aspects that influenced Mayan infrastructure. Prerequisite: ES 2110 or PHYS 1210.

JumpLink4910. Survey of Engineering Management. 3. Offers a survey of a variety of topics related to engineering management. The objective is to introduce students to some of the non-technical aspects of engineering practice and management. Prerequisite: junior standing in an engineering degree program.

4920. Entrepreneurship for Engineers. 3. Traditional engineering education does not prepare graduates for work in entrepreneurial ventures. The goal of this course is to have students demonstrate skills in developing business ideas, performing preliminary market research, estimating cash flow, and launching a business. Prerequisites: 9 hours within an engineering discipline and junior standing.

4965. EPSCoR Research. 1. Seminar for undergraduates selected for EPSCoR research. Topics include graduate school, entrepreneurship, presentations. Prerequisite: selection for EPSCoR research.

4970. Engineering CO-OP. 1 (Max. 6). Provides a mechanism for students on engineering co-op to maintain continuous registration and have the co-op experience reflected on their transcript. Credit earned will not normally count toward graduation credit. S/U only. Prerequisite: must be involved in an engineering co-op experience.

JumpLink5600. Research Data Management. 3. A general approach to research data management for graduate students and researchers. Topics include: the case for data management, data management planning, meeting grant requirements, formatting and organizing, storing and transferring, legal and ethical issues, strategies for research teams, sharing data, and publishing, citing, and rights to research data. Cross listed with CHE/GRAD/LBRY/PETE 5600. Prerequisite: graduate standing.

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