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EGR 110: Engineering Graphics (3 cr.) — Presents theories and principles of orthographic projection. Studies multiview, pictorial drawings and sketches, geometric construction, sectioning, lettering, tolerance, dimensioning and auxiliary projections. Studies the analysis and graphic presentation of space relationships of fundamental geometric elements; points, lines, planes and solids. Includes instruction in Computer Aided Drafting.
Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.

EGR 120: Introduction to Engineering (2 cr.) — Introduces the engineering profession, professional concepts, ethics, and responsibility. Reviews hand calculators, number systems, and unit conversions. Introduces the personal computer and operating systems. Includes engineering problem-solving techniques using computer software. Lecture 0-2 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Co-requisite: MTH 164 or Prerequisite: Completed MTH 115 or MTH 166. Total 1-4 hours per week.

EGR 126: Computer Programming for Engineers (3 cr.) — Introduces computers, their architecture and software. Teaches program development using flowcharts. Solves engineering problems involving programming in languages such as FORTRAN, PASCAL, or C++. Lecture 2-3 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Co-requisite: MTH 174. Total 3-4 hours per week.

EGR 140: Engineering Mechanics - Statics (3 cr.) — Introduces mechanics of vector forces and space, scalar mass and time, including S.I. and U.S. customary units. Teaches equilibrium, free-body diagrams, moments, couples, distributed forces, centroids, moments of inertia analysis of two- force and multi-force members and friction and internal forces. Prerequisite: Completed PHY 241. Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 245: Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics (3 cr.) — Presents approach to kinematics of particles in linear and curvilinear motion. Includes kinematics of rigid bodies in plane motion. Teaches Newton’s second law, work-energy and power, impulse and momentum, and problem solving using computers. Prerequisite: Completed EGR 140. Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 246: Mechanics of Materials (3 cr.) — Teaches concepts of stress, strain, deformation, internal equilibrium, and basic properties of engineering materials. Analyzes axial loads, torsion, bending, shear and combined loading. Studies stress transformation and principle stresses, column analysis and energy principles. Prerequisite: Completed EGR 140. Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 248: Thermodynamics for Engineering (3 cr.) — Studies formulation of the first and second law of thermodynamics. Presents energy conversion, concepts of energy, temperature, entropy, and enthalpy, equations of state of fluids. Covers reversibility and irreversibility in processes, closed and open systems, cyclical processes and problem solving using computers. Prerequisite: Completed CHM 111 and PHY 241. Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 290: Coordinated Internship (1-5 cr.) – Supervises on-the-job training in selected business, industrial or service firms coordinated by the college. Credit/practice ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours. 1-5 credits

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