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Course ID:ENGR 1120. 2 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Graphics and Design
Course
Description:
Standards and techniques are introduced for communicating engineering designs through drawings and written communication. Visualization skills are developed using orthographic and isometric drawings and descriptive geometry. Engineering design will be introduced and practiced through the use of a final project.
Athena Title:Engineering Graphics Design
Prerequisite:Permission of major
Pre or Corequisite:[(MATH 1113 or MATH 1113E) and ENGR 1920] or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 1140. 2 hours.
Course Title:Computational Engineering Methods
Course
Description:
Computer programming and matrix techniques used in the analysis of engineering problems
Athena Title:COMP ENG METH
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2200 or MATH 2250
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 1920. 1 hour.
Course Title:Introduction to Engineering
Course
Description:
The profession of engineering and the relationship between nature, engineering, technology, and society. Concepts and practices of engineering and evolution of technology in society will be delivered through a combination of class lecture and open classroom discussion. Students will select a section that corresponds to their program of study. The two-hour sections will have additional assignments to justify more credit hours.
Athena Title:Introduction to Engineering
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 1930H. 1-2 hours. 2-4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Introduction to Engineering (Honors)
Course
Description:
The profession of engineering and the relationship between nature, engineering, technology, and society. Various engineering fields, including biochemical, biomedical, civil, mechanical, electrical, and environmental engineering, will be introduced and discussed.
Athena Title:INTRO TO ENGR
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 1920
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2200
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2090. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Probability and Statistics for Engineers
Course
Description:
Introduction to the field of probability and statistics with an emphasis on topics and problems relevant to engineering. Students will learn how to calculate probabilities and probability distributions for stochastic processes. Measurement systems and communication systems will be among the probabilistic systems considered.
Athena Title:Probability and Stat for Engr
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENVE 3510, STAT 4210
Prerequisite:MATH 2260
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2110. 3 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Decision Making
Course
Description:
Economics, finance, and computer modelling are applied to engineering decisions
Athena Title:ENG DECISION MAKING
Prerequisite:MATH 2200 or MATH 2250
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2120. 3 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Statics
Course
Description:
Two and three dimensional force systems, equilibrium, rigid structures, centroids, friction, and area moments of inertia.
Athena Title:Engineering Statics
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 2120E
Prerequisite:(PHYS 1211-1211L or PHYS 1251) and MATH 2260 and ENGR 1120 and (ENGR 1140 or CSCI 1301-1301L or ELEE 2040)
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2500 or ENGG 2145
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2120E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Statics
Course
Description:
Two- and three-dimensional force systems, equilibrium, rigid structures, centroids, friction, and area moments of inertia.
Athena Title:Engineering Statics
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 2120
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:(PHYS 1211-1211L or PHYS 1251) and MATH 2260 and ENGR 1120 and (ENGR 1140 or CSCI 1301-1301L or ELEE 2040)
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2500 or ENGG 2145
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2130. 3 hours.
Course Title:Dynamics
Course
Description:
Particles and rigid bodies that are moving with respect to a reference system. Kinematics deals with motion in terms of displacement, velocity, and acceleration. Kinetics includes the effect of forces on particles and bodies.
Athena Title:DYNAMICS
Prerequisite:ENGR 2120
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Strength of Materials
Course
Description:
Elements of stress analysis, resistance, and design as applied to engineering materials and structures.
Athena Title:STR OF MATERIALS
Prerequisite:ENGR 2120 or ENGR 2120E
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2170. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Electrical Circuits
Course
Description:
Circuit element, circuit models, and techniques for circuit analysis. The course emphasizes the application of Kirchhoff's laws in determining the transient and steady state response of circuits.
Athena Title:CIRCUITS
Prerequisite:PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1252
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Modeling of Dynamic Systems
Course
Description:
Developing mathematical models to solve complex problems, introduction to dynamic continuous-time models, and simulation software.
Athena Title:INTRO MODEL DYN SYS
Prerequisite:ENGR 2100 and MATH 2700 and (ENGR 1140 or CSCI 1301-1301L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 2930H. 2 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Engineering Design Methodology (Honors)
Course
Description:
Design methodology will be taught and practiced through use of term projects. Students will learn QFD for problem definition, conceptual design techniques, and analysis procedures for detailed design.
Athena Title:HON DES METHODOLOGY
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 2920
Prerequisite:(PHYS 1211-1211L or PHYS 1251) and MATH 2500 and permission of Honors
Pre or Corequisite:ENGR 2120 and ENGR 2110
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 3101. 1 hour. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Applied Vector Analysis
Course
Description:
Vector differentiation, vector integration, gradient, divergence, curl, Stokes' theorem, Green's theorem, and curvilinear coordinates will be used to solve classical problems in engineering, physics, astronomy, atmospheric sciences, and physical oceanography.
Athena Title:VECTOR ANALYSIS
Nontraditional Format:The course is one of a set of one-credit modules. It is designed to be offered during the five weeks of fall semester.
Prerequisite:(MATH 2500 or MATH 2270) and (PHYS 1251 or PHYS 1211-1211L or PHYS 1311-1311L)
Pre or Corequisite:PHYS 1252 or PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 3120. 3 hours. 1 hours lecture and 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Spatial Data Analysis
Course
Description:
Methods, instrumentation, and computations related to line-of-sight spatial data collection and analysis. Topics include leveling, distance measurements, direction determination, and topographical surveying. Additional emphasis on large scale, web-based data collection and analysis using Geographic Information Systems.
Athena Title:SPATIAL DATA ANALY
Prerequisite:MATH 2500 and ENGR 1120
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 3140. 3 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Thermodynamics
Course
Description:
The science of energy analysis from an engineering perspective. Focus on forms of energy, transformations of energy, and energy flow and energy analysis of thermodynamic systems. Study applications in biological and traditional engineering systems.
Athena Title:Engineering Thermodynamics
Prerequisite:MATH 2260 and (PHYS 1251 or PHYS 1211-1211L) and CHEM 1211 and CHEM 1211L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 3150. 3 hours.
Course Title:Heat Transfer
Course
Description:
The study of heat transmission by conduction, convection, and radiation through the solution of steady and unsteady state engineering problems and case study examples.
Athena Title:Heat Transfer
Prerequisite:MATH 2700 and (ENGR 3140 or MCHE 3140)
Pre or Corequisite:ENGR 3160
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 3160. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fluid Mechanics
Course
Description:
Laws of fluid behavior used in calculating the forces and energies generated by fluids at rest and in motion; applications to pipe systems, including pumps and turbines.
Athena Title:Fluid Mechanics
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 3160E
Prerequisite:ENGR 2120 or ENGR 2120E
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 3160E. 3 hours.
Course Title:Fluid Mechanics
Course
Description:
Laws of fluid behavior used in calculating the forces and energies generated by fluids at rest and in motion; applications to pipe systems, including pumps and turbines.
Athena Title:Fluid Mechanics
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 3160
Nontraditional Format:This course will be taught 95% or more online.
Prerequisite:ENGR 2120 or ENGR 2120E
Pre or Corequisite:MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 3900. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 36 hours credit.
Course Title:Cooperative Work Experience
Course
Description:
Coordinated and planned work experience with cooperating industries or agencies.
Athena Title:Cooperative Work Experience
Nontraditional Format:Student will be away from campus in a cooperative work experience with an approved employer.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 3910. 1-12 hours. Repeatable for maximum 60 hours credit.
Course Title:Cooperative Work Experience
Course
Description:
Coordinated and planned work experience with cooperating business, industry, or agency.
Athena Title:Cooperative Work Experience
Nontraditional Format:Student will be away from campus in a cooperative work experience with an approved employer.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENGR(GEOG) 4180/6180. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Atmospheric Sciences
Course
Description:
Special interest topics in atmospheric sciences.
Athena Title:TOPICS ATMOS SCI
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR(ASTR) 4190/6190. 3 hours. 3 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Planetary Atmospheres, Dynamics, and Magnetospheres
Course
Description:
The composition and structure of planetary atmospheres; heating and energy transport; atmospheric dynamics and thermodynamics; orbital dynamics of planets; magnetospheres; and extrasolar planets.
Athena Title:PLANETARY ATMOS DYN
Prerequisite:(MATH 2500 or MATH 2700) and (PHYS 1212-1212L or PHYS 1312-1312L)
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4350/6350. 3 hours.
Course Title:Introduction to Finite Element Analysis
Course
Description:
Fundamental finite element theory for the solution of engineering problems. Geometrical modelling techniques, element selection, and tests for accuracy. Emphasis on problems in structural mechanics and elasticity.
Athena Title:Intro Finite Element Analysis
Prerequisite:ENGR 2140 and MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4460. 3 hours.
Course Title:Design of Natural Wastewater Treatment Systems
Course
Description:
The engineering design of natural wastewater treatment systems. Pond, aquaculture, constructed wetlands, land application, and small on-site treatment systems will be covered. Natural methods for sludge handling and processing will also be discussed.
Athena Title:NAT TREATMENT SYS
Pre or Corequisite:ENGR 3440 and ENGR 4440/6440
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4490S/6490S. 3 hours.
Course Title:Renewable Energy Engineering
Course
Description:
Basic principles and technical details of various renewable energy technologies (solar, biomass, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, tidal, and wave energy) for the sustainable future. Process design, energy analysis, engineering economics, and environmental assessment of renewable energy systems.
Athena Title:Renewable Energy Engineering
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 4490 or ENGR 6490
Nontraditional Format:Course includes a service-learning project during the semester that either employs skills or knowledge learned in the course or teaches new skills or knowledge related to course objectives. Students will be involved in the planning and implementation of the project(s) and may spend time outside of the classroom. Students will be engaged in the service-learning component for approximately 25-50% of overall instructional time.
Prerequisite:[(ENGR 3140 or MCHE 3140) and ENGR 3150] or ENVE 3220
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4490/6490. 3 hours.
Course Title:Renewable Energy Engineering
Course
Description:
Basic principles and technical details of various renewable energy technologies (solar, biomass, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal, tidal, and wave energy) for the sustainable future. Process design, energy analysis, engineering economics, and environmental assessment of renewable energy systems.
Athena Title:Renewable Energy Engineering
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 4490S or ENGR 6490S
Prerequisite:[(ENGR 3140 or MCHE 3140) and ENGR 3150] or ENVE 3220
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR(LAND) 4660/6660. 3 hours.
Course Title:Sustainable Building Design
Course
Description:
Design features and technologies contained in sustainable (green) building design and the process to create a green building to include commercial and residential construction. Topics include energy and water, construction materials, site work, indoor environmental quality, and how design practices fit into the overall picture of developing a more sustainable society.
Athena Title:SUST BLDG DESIGN
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Third-year student standing
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:WASR(CRSS)(ECOL)(ENGR)(GEOG)(GEOL) 4700L/6700L. 3 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Hydrology, Geology, and Soils of Georgia
Course
Description:
This field course focuses on the physical environment of Georgia by examining the diverse geology, soils, and surface and subsurface hydrologic processes within the state. We will travel to all of Georgia's physiographic areas, visiting mines, farms, forests, wetlands, rivers, lakes, and estuaries to explore the influence of human activities on the physical environment.
Athena Title:HYDROLOGY FIELD LAB
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in FORS(ENGR)(CRSS)(GEOL)(GEOG)(ECOL) 4170L/6170L
Nontraditional Format:This is a Maymester field course, with lectures and laboratories scheduled during the entire session. Students are expected to travel throughout the state. Class will begin Period 1 on Day 1, and will end on the last day of the session.
Undergraduate Prerequisite:Permission of school
Graduate Prerequisite:Permission of school
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4900. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Engineering
Course
Description:
Special topics in engineering design, analysis, or synthesis.
Athena Title:SPEC TOPICS IN ENGR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4910. 2 hours. 1 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Engineering Design Project I
Course
Description:
Supervised engineering design experience, FE review, and career counseling.
Athena Title:Engineering Design Project I
Duplicate Credit:Not open to students with credit in ENGR 4920
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with assigned faculty to discuss their individual project execution and progress and attend a common lecture hour each week.
Prerequisite:ENGR 2920 and permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:COMM 1100 or AGCM 1200 or GRMN 3010
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4920. 4 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Design Project
Course
Description:
Engineering design experience including completion of a design project under the supervision of a project director.
Athena Title:ENGINEERING PROJECT
Nontraditional Format:Students will meet with a faculty review panel every two weeks. The faculty will evaluate progress and feasibility of the work.
Prerequisite:ENGR 2920 and permission of department
Pre or Corequisite:COMM 1100 or SPCM 1100
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4960. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Engineering
Course
Description:
Independent laboratory research and design for engineering students in CURO engineering program. Research is done under the direction of an engineering faculty member.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD RES ENGR
Nontraditional Format:Directed research.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4960H. 2-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Research in Engineering (Honors)
Course
Description:
Directed research in engineering.
Athena Title:UNDERGRAD RES ENGR
Nontraditional Format:Credit hours are based on directed study project.
Prerequisite:(Third-year or fourth-year student standing) and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4970H. 3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects (Honors)
Course
Description:
Individual study, reading, or research projects under the direction of a faculty director.
Athena Title:DIR READ OR PROJ
Nontraditional Format:Students in this course meet with their supervising professor as needed to successfully complete assignments and readings.
Prerequisite:Permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4970. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Directed Reading and/or Projects in Engineering
Course
Description:
Independent laboratory research and design for engineering students in CURO engineering program. Research is done under the direction of an engineering faculty member.
Athena Title:DIR READ ENGR
Nontraditional Format:Directed study.
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4980H. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics in Engineering (Honors)
Course
Description:
Special problems in engineering design, analysis, or synthesis.
Athena Title:SPEC TOPICS IN ENGR
Prerequisite:Permission of department and permission of Honors
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4980. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Special Topics: CURO Engineering
Course
Description:
Independent laboratory research and design for engineering students in CURO engineering program. Research is done under the direction of an engineering faculty member.
Athena Title:SPEC TOP CURO-ENGR
Nontraditional Format:Directed research.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 4990. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 6 hours credit.
Course Title:Undergraduate Thesis in Engineering
Course
Description:
Students who successfully complete this course will produce a research project/thesis approved by the instructor and a reader.
Athena Title:UGRAD THESIS ENGR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENGR 5930/7930. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:GPS with Engineering and GIS Applications
Course
Description:
The Global Positioning System, Differential GPS, and Real Time Kinematic GPS. Applications of GPS to engineering and geographic information systems.
Athena Title:GPS ENGR & GIS APP
Prerequisite:ENGR 1120 or GEOG 4370/6370-4370L/6370L
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 6101. 1 hour.
Course Title:Computational Mathematics for Engineers: Fundamentals
Course
Description:
The use of computational applied mathematics techniques to develop models to evaluate data and make predictions of relevance to engineering. Numerical differentiation and integration, Taylor series, numerical solutions of ordinary differential equations and programming techniques are examined in the context of engineering applications.
Athena Title:COMP MATH ENGR FUND
Nontraditional Format:The course will be 3 hours a week for 5 weeks.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 6270. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Computational Nanomechanics
Course
Description:
Computational nanomechanics has been emerging as a fundamental engineering analysis tool for designing nanodevices and for predicting intriguing phenomena at the nanoscale. Course provides the basic knowledge of computational nanomechanics, such as force fields, interatomic potentials, statistical quantities, and program coding skills. Students are encouraged to develop a molecular dynamics program by themselves, learn and utilize analytical software to solve nanomechanics problems, and investigate fundamental questions in nanoscience.
Athena Title:Computational Nanomechanics
Prerequisite:MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 6530. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 3 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Monitoring and Control of Biological Processes
Course
Description:
Concepts of biological process controls; modern control techniques and optimization of batch, fed-batch and continuous bioreactors, and other biological systems.
Athena Title:MON CONTR BIOL PROC
Prerequisite:ENGR 4510/6510
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 6560. 3 hours.
Course Title:Engineering Design Optimization
Course
Description:
The design of better products and processes is a fundamental goal of all engineering. Fundamental concepts of optimization techniques that can be used for a variety of engineering components or systems. This course focuses on providing students with a methodology and set of skills to apply in improving engineering components, systems, and processes.
Athena Title:Engineering Design Optimizatio
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 6580. 3 hours. 4 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Directed Readings in Bioconversion Engineering
Course
Description:
Quantitative description of aerobic, facultative, and anaerobic fungal/microbial modes for biotransformation of organic compounds in natural and controlled environments, with emphasis on mathematical representation of mechanisms involved and mechanisms manipulation.
Athena Title:BIOCONVERSION ENGR
Nontraditional Format:Independent study. Students will work in the bioconversion lab for two hours per week and they will meet and lecture weekly on weekly topics.
Prerequisite:(CHEM 2100 and CHEM 2100L and MIBO 3500 and MATH 2700 and ENGR 3140) or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 6910. 3 hours.
Course Title:Foundations for Engineering Research
Course
Description:
The philosophy of engineering research, research and design methodologies, review of the departmental research programs and related training goals, and writing and presenting thesis and dissertation proposals and grant proposals.
Athena Title:ENGINEERING RESRCH
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 6920. 3 hours.
Course Title:Theory of Design
Course
Description:
Design is structured process found in numerous professions. The theory of design provides a scientific basis for this structured process and provides principles for optimizing the design outcome. Two axioms of design, the independence axiom and the information axiom, and their applications in several disciplines will be investigated.
Athena Title:THEORY OF DESIGN
Prerequisite:Graduate student standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 6930. 3 hours.
Course Title:Experimental Methods for Engineers
Course
Description:
It covers basic experimental techniques and analysis methods used by engineers for solving engineering problems. It aims to equip students with abilities to identify engineering variables, to obtain measurements of the variables, to extract relevant information from data, and to interpret findings based on sciences and engineering principles.
Athena Title:Experimental Methods Engineers
Prerequisite:STAT 6310 and ENGR 6910
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 7000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a master's degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:MASTER'S RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENGR 7010. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 18 hours credit.
Course Title:Project-Focused Masters Research
Course
Description:
Project-focused research while enrolled for an M.S. degree under the direction of a faculty member. This course is for students who are performing sponsored research specifically devoted toward completing project deliverables important to project sponsors that may not be directly related to M.S. thesis research.
Athena Title:PROJECT MSRESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:M.S. student standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENGR 7300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Master's Thesis
Course
Description:
Thesis writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:MASTER'S THESIS
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and thesis preparation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENGR 7900. 1-10 hours. Repeatable for maximum 10 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Internship
Course
Description:
Coordinated and planned work experience with cooperating industries or agencies.
Athena Title:GRADUATE INTERNSHIP
Nontraditional Format:Student will be away from campus in an internship with an approved employer.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:FORS(ENGR) 8020. 1-3 hours.
Course Title:Bio-Based Economy Seminar
Course
Description:
Issues and opportunities associated with generating electric power or producing liquid fuels or other products from biomass. Topics include the economics of bio-based products, potential feedstock sources, alternative conversion processes for energy or fuels, harvesting and handling issues, production cost, and energy balances in alternative systems.
Athena Title:BIOECONOMY SEMINAR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8101. 1 hour.
Course Title:Applied Tensor Analysis
Course
Description:
Development of the specialized knowledge needed for analysis in engineering and physical sciences using tensors.
Athena Title:TENSOR ANALYSIS
Nontraditional Format:The course is one of a suite of one-credit modules. It is designed to be offered during the first, second, or third five weeks of the semester.
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8102. 1 hour.
Course Title:Computational Engineering: Elliptic Differential Equations
Course
Description:
The formulation, analysis, and methods of solution of elliptic differential equations in engineering problems.
Athena Title:COMP ENGR ELLIPTIC
Nontraditional Format:The course is the second of five one-credit modules. It is designed to be offered during the second or third five weeks of the semester.
Pre or Corequisite:ENGR 8101 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8103. 3 hours.
Course Title:Computational Engineering: Fundamentals, Elliptic, and Parabolic Differential Equations
Course
Description:
The use of computational mathematics to develop models, evaluate data, and make predictions of relevance to engineering. Numerical differentiation and integration, numerical solutions of algebraic, ordinary, elliptic and parabolic differential equations, error analysis, and programming techniques are examined in the context of engineering applications.
Athena Title:COMPUTATIONAL ENGR
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8104. 1 hour.
Course Title:Computational Engineering: Hyperbolic Differential Equations
Course
Description:
The formulation, analysis, and methods of solution of hyperbolic differential equations in engineering problems.
Athena Title:COMP ENGR HYPERBOL
Nontraditional Format:The course is the fourth of five one-credit modules. It is designed to be offered during the second or third five weeks of the semester.
Pre or Corequisite:ENGR 8101 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8180. 3 hours.
Course Title:Advanced Mass Transfer
Course
Description:
Basic laws of mass transport will be derived. Advanced mass transport will focus on molar flux, Fick's law, binary diffusion, two phase transfer, convective mass transfer, mass transfer coefficients, and mass transfer with chemical reaction. A project will be assigned requiring numerical solution of governing mass transport equations.
Athena Title:ADV MASS TRANSFER
Prerequisite:(ENGR 3160 and ENGR 3520 and ENGR 6101 and ENGR 8102 and ENGR 8103) or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8220. 3 hours.
Course Title:Microfluidic Transport Phenomena
Course
Description:
A mathematical description of transport and exchange at smaller length scales. Topics include channel flow, transport laws, diffusion and dispersion, surface tension dominated flows, and charged species flows.
Athena Title:Microfluidic Transport Phenom
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8270. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Computational Nanomechanics
Course
Description:
Computational nanomechanics has been emerging as a fundamental engineering analysis tool for designing nanodevices and for predicting intriguing phenomena at the nanoscale. The basic knowledge of computational nanomechanics, such as force fields, interatomic potentials, statistical quantities, and program coding skills. Students are encouraged to develop a molecular dynamics program by themselves, learn and utilize analytical software to solve nanomechanics problems, and investigate fundamental questions in nanoscience.
Athena Title:Computational Nanomechanics
Prerequisite:MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR(ECOL) 8560. 3 hours.
Course Title:Systems and Engineering Ecology
Course
Description:
A focused study of the mathematical theory of environment, termed Environ Theory, and the analytical methodology emerging from it.
Athena Title:SYSTEMS & ENGR ECOL
Prerequisite:ENGR 6940 or ECOL 8580-8580L or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8570. 3 hours.
Course Title:Topics in Advanced Optical Microscopy
Course
Description:
A variety of topics in advanced optical microscopy, including the mathematical formalism behind modern three-dimensional microscopy techniques, such as confocal and multiphoton imaging, will be covered. A range of microscopy techniques, including Raman spectroscopy, phase contrast techniques, and Second- Harmonic Generation Microscopy will be examined. Background material in statistical optics and nonlinear optics will be introduced.
Athena Title:Topics in Adv Optical Micros
Prerequisite:PHYS 1212-1212L and MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8580. 3 hours. 2 hours lecture and 2 hours lab per week.
Course Title:Compost Facility Engineering
Course
Description:
Factors impacting the design and operation of large scale composting facilities.
Athena Title:COMPOST ENGINEERING
Prerequisite:ENGR 6580 or permission of major
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8930. 3 hours.
Course Title:Optimization Theory and Engineering Applications
Course
Description:
An introduction to optimization theory and various methods to formulate and solve optimization problems. Those include simplex methods to solve linear programs, quadratic programming, and nonlinear programming. The course will also examine several engineering applications of the optimization methods covered in the course.
Athena Title:Optim Theory and Engr Applicat
Prerequisite:MATH 2700
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every even-numbered year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:CSCI(ENGR) 8940. 4 hours.
Course Title:Computational Intelligence
Course
Description:
Programs that solve complex problems in a particular domain, typically independent of knowledge used to direct the search for an optimal solution. Approaches include simulated annealing, genetic algorithms, neural networks.
Athena Title:COMPUT INTELLIGENCE
Prerequisite:CSCI(PHIL) 4550/6550 or permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Not offered on a regular basis.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8950. 1 hour. Repeatable for maximum 3 hours credit.
Course Title:Graduate Seminar
Course
Description:
Presentations/discussions related to engineering research, teaching, design, and service presented by students, faculty, and industry leaders.
Athena Title:GRAD SEMINAR
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered spring semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENGR 8990. 1-3 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Advanced Topics in Engineering
Course
Description:
Advanced directed readings in special topics in engineering in an area of interest to the student.
Athena Title:ADV TOPICS ENGR
Nontraditional Format:Students will be required to study advanced topics on the area and provide written and oral summaries. Additionally, students will be given special assignments such as leading several discussion sessions and extended written and oral reports on the state-of-the-art knowledge of a topic.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall and spring semester every year.
Grading System:A-F (Traditional)
       
Course ID:ENGR 9000. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 45 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Research while enrolled for a doctoral degree under the direction of faculty members.
Athena Title:DOCTORAL RESEARCH
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENGR 9010. 1-6 hours. Repeatable for maximum 30 hours credit.
Course Title:Project-Focused Doctoral Research
Course
Description:
Project-focused research while enrolled for the Ph.D. degree under the direction of faculty members. This course is for students who are performing sponsored research specifically devoted toward completing project deliverables important to project sponsors that may not be directly related to Ph.D. dissertation research.
Athena Title:Project-Focused Doctoral Res
Nontraditional Format:Independent research under the direction of a faculty member.
Prerequisite:Ph.D. student standing
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
       
Course ID:ENGR 9300. 1-9 hours. Repeatable for maximum 9 hours credit.
Course Title:Doctoral Dissertation
Course
Description:
Dissertation writing under the direction of the major professor.
Athena Title:DOCT DISSERTATION
Nontraditional Format:Independent research and preparation of the doctoral dissertation.
Prerequisite:Permission of department
Semester Course
Offered:
Offered fall, spring and summer semester every year.
Grading System:S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
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