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The courses listed below are common to two or more programs.
EG 101 Freshman Seminar in Engineering and Design 2 cr
A course for first time engineering students that assists with maximizing the student's potential to achieve academic success and to adjust responsibly to the individual and interpersonal challenges presented by college life. Introduction to engineering fundamentals through reading, homework assignments, laboratory investigations, guest lecturers and group discussions on the engineering profession. Fee.
EG 220 Electrical Circuits 3 cr
Steady-state AC and DC circuit analysis; balanced 3-phase systems; transformers; AC/DC motors and AC generators; operational amplifiers; and digital system components. Prerequisites: MA 125, PH 202. Fee.
EG 230 Engineering Economics 3 cr
Application of economic principles to engineering problems; calculation of capitalized costs, present worth, prospective rates of return, annual costs, selection of alternatives and minimum attractive rate of depreciation, taxation and equipment replacement. Prerequisite: EG 220 or EG 270 or EG 283. Fee.
EG 270 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 cr
First and second law of thermodynamics and applications. Prerequisites: MA 126, PH 201. Fee.
EG 283 Statics 3 cr
Vector algebra; forces, moments, couples; equilibrium analysis of rigid bodies, beams, trusses, frames, area and mass moments of inertia, and friction. Prerequisite: MA 126. Fee.
EG 284 Dynamics 3 cr
Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. Work/energy and momentum methods. Prerequisites: EG 283, MA 126. Fee.
EG 290 Special Topics in Engineering 1-5 cr
Subjects of special interest in engineering. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. Fee.

EG 315

Mechanics of Materials 3 cr
An introduction to the mechanics of deformable bodies. Analysis of stress and strain. Emphasis of axial, torsional and bending loads. Deflections, deformations, and column stability. Prerequisites: EG 283, MA 227, PH 201. Fee.
EG 360 Fluid Mechanics 3 cr
Study of the properties of fluids including fluid statics, kinematics, integral and differential equations of mass, momentum and energy conservation; dimensional analysis; flows in ducts and boundary layer flows. Prerequisites: MA 238, EG 284. Fee.
EG 501 Professionalism, Research Integrity and
1 cr
Exposes graduate students planning to undertake a thesis or project option to a variety of issues concerning professionalism, research integrity, and inform them of current policies related to research activities and thesis development. Fee.
EG 590 Special Topics in Engineering 1-3 cr
Subjects of special interest in engineering for engineering graduate students. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.

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