Engineering --- ENGR

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ENGR 1000  Orientation to Engineering   1.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 1000

Provides information on engineering majors and engineering functions, aptitudes and skills engineers need, the Inver Hills A.S Engineering Fundamentals program, and programs at transfer institutions. Topics also include essential skills for academic and career success, and ethics in engineering practice. Recommended for any student considering engineering or wanting to explore engineering as a career choice.

ENGR 1110  Introduction to Engineering   4.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 1110

Introduces students to the fundamentals of engineering in a hands-on setting. Topics include: skills necessary for practicing engineers, elements of electric circuits, micro-controller programming, computer programming for problem solving, and fundamentals of engineering graphics. Students will complete a substantial project using the engineering design process, write a brief design report, and give a final project presentation. Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher in MATH 0940 or placement into MATH 1118 or placement into MATH 1127 or higher. ENGR 1000 and ENG 1108 strongly recommended.

ENGR 2000  Thermodynamics   4.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 2000

Provides a foundation in the fundamental concepts of thermodynamics using a macroscopic approach. Topics include: Properties, equations of state, processes, cycles for reversible and irreversible thermodynamic systems. Modes of energy transfer. Equations for conservation of mass, energy, and entropy balances. Application of thermodynamic principles to engineering systems. Prereq: Grade of C or higher in MATH 1133 and CHEM 1061. PHYS 1081 strongly recommended.

ENGR 2020  Statics   3.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 2020

Provides a foundation in engineering analysis of rigid bodies in static equilibrium. Topics include: Force and moment vectors. Free-body diagrams, systems, equilibrium, analysis of forces acting on structural and machine elements, friction, centroids, and moments of inertia. Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher in MATH 1133. PHYS 1081 strongly recommended.

ENGR 2024  Mechanics of Materials   3.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 2024

Provides a foundation in deformable body mechanics and strength of materials. Topics include: stress, strain, and the relationships between stress and strain. Analysis of bodies subjected to axial, torsional, bending, shear, internal pressure, and combined loadings. Mohr's circle, beam deflection, stability of structures, and column buckling. Analysis of statically indeterminate structures.

ENGR 2025  Dynamics   3.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 2025

Provides a foundation in kinematics and kinetics of particles, system of particles, and of rigid bodies, includes Newton's Laws, Energy and Momentum methods. Other topics:Plane motion of rigid bodies and Mechanical vibrations. Prerequisites: ENGR 2020, MATH 1134, PHYS 1081.

ENGR 2041  Linear Circuits I   4.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 2041

Analyze circuits using Kirchhoff's laws and node-voltage and mesh-current methods, circuits containing op-amps, inductors, and capacitors, first- and second-order circuits, Thevenin circuits. Use measurement tools and equipment to perform experiments with circuits and electronics. Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher in MATH 1134 and PHYS 1082.

ENGR 2042  Linear Circuits II   4.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 2042

Continues analytical techniques for linear circuits. Topics include circuit analysis using phasors, single phase and three phase, AC power, delta and wye connected three phase circuits, transformers and magnetic coupling, series and parallel resonance, complex power and frequency, and two port networks such as transistors. Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher in ENGR 2041

ENGR 2043  Introduction to Digital Circuits and Logic Design   4.0 cr
Course Outline for ENGR 2043

Provides an introduction to digital logic and logic design. Topics include binary systems, logic gates, Boolean algebra and functions, Karnaugh map, design of combinational and sequential logic circuits, adders, decoders, multiplexers, comparator counters, registers and memories. Students cannot receive credit for both ENGR 1060 and ENGR 2043. Prerequisites: A grade of C or higher in ENGR 2041, or consent of instructor.

ENGR 2250  Special Topics in Engineering   cr
Course Outline for ENGR 2250

Provides an opportunity for deeper exploration of special topics in engineering or undergraduate research experience in engineering.