Courses

ENGR 101  Grand Challenges in Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges in Engineering: overview, roles of engineering disciplines, engineering and societal challenges.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 102  Problem Solving for Engineers  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Engineering problem solving: dimensional analysis; precision, accuracy, repeatability; problems from all major engineering disciplines.
Prerequisite: MATH 160, may be taken concurrently.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 298  Undergraduate Research  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Directed undergraduate research with a faculty mentor.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of research mentor; written consent of department chair.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 382A  Study Abroad: Grand Challenges in Engineering--China  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Faculty-led study abroad program that includes cultural, language, and engineering instruction. Course will be held at a host institution in China.
Prerequisite: None.
Term Offered: Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 389  Engineering Cooperative Experience  Credit: 1 (0-0-40)

Course Description: Semester-long full-time industry engineering experience in a position relevant to the student’s major field.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. May be taken up to 9 times.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 486  Practicum  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Instructor Option.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 496  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Modes: Instructor Option, Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 498  Undergraduate Research  Credits: Var[1-3] (0-0-0)

Course Description: Directed undergraduate research with a faculty mentor.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: 30 credits in engineering and/or science; written consent of instructor.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 501  Foundations of Systems Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Functional components of systems engineering, application of systems engineering to practical problems, system life-cycle process.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 501 and ENGR 501. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 508  Introduction to Power System Markets  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 508.
Course Description: Deregulated electrical power systems, system security, investments in generation and transmission, ancillary services, and nodal pricing.
Prerequisite: ECE 461.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 508 and ECE 508. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 509  Signal Processing for Power Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 509.
Course Description: Signal processing tools for analyzing power systems, voltage frequency, magnitude variations, unbalance, waveform distortion.
Prerequisite: ECE 312 and ECE 461.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 509 and ECE 509. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 510  Engineering Optimization: Method/Application  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Optimization methods; linear programming, network flows, integer programming, interior point methods, quadratic programming, engineering applications.
Prerequisite: MATH 261 and MATH 229.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 510 and MATH 510. Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 520  Engineering Decision Support/Expert Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Decision support systems for complex engineering problems; multicriteria decision making and optimization; hybrid knowledge-based/algorithmic methods.
Prerequisite: ENGR 510 or MATH 510.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 522  Object-Oriented GIS Programming for Engineers  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Object-oriented GIS programming with C# & .NET framework; integration of GIS libraries; development of custom desktop GIS applications in engineering.
Prerequisite: CIVE 577.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 530  Overview of Systems Engineering Processes  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Systems engineering life-cycle process and analysis techniques. Reliability and robustness.
Prerequisite: ECE 303 or STAT 303 or STAT 315.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 530 and ENGR 530. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 531  Engineering Risk Analysis  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Estimation and risk identification, development of mitigation techniques.
Prerequisite: ECE 303 or STAT 303 or STAT 315.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 531 and ENGR 531. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 532  Dynamics of Complex Engineering Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 532.
Course Description: Higher-level behavior and issues that emerge from interaction between components in complex socio-technical systems.
Prerequisite: ENGR 501, may be taken concurrently or ECE 501, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 532 and ECE 532. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 550  Numerical Methods in Science and Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: MATH 550.
Course Description: Finite elements, finite differences, spectral methods, method of lines, conservation laws; stability and convergence analysis for PDEs.
Prerequisite: MATH 340 or MATH 345 or MATH 530.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 550 and MATH 550.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 565  Electrical Power Engineering  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 565.
Course Description: Analysis of power systems in terms of current, voltage, and active/reactive power; introduction of computer-aided tools for power systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 332 and ECE 342.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 565 and ECE 565. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 567  Systems Engineering Architecture  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Course Description: Observation/classification of systems architecture. Systems architecture principles and critical evaluation through design studies.
Prerequisite: ECE 501 or ENGR 501.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ECE 567 and ENGR 567. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 568  Electrical Energy Generation Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 568.
Course Description: Energy systems: renewable and traditional. Physics and operation of energy devices; solar-photovoltaic, wind energy, gas, coal and nuclear plants.
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Credit not allowed for both ENGR 568 and ECE 568. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 597  Group Study in Systems Engineering  Credits: 3 (0-0-3)

Course Description: Capstone study experience in systems engineering.
Prerequisite: (CIS 600) and (ENGR 530 or ECE 530) and (ENGR 531 or ECE 531).
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 601  Bioenergy Technology  Credits: 3 (2-2-0)

Course Description: Science and engineering aspects of bioenergy production, including plant biology, fermentation, and biofuel properties.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory. Credit not allowed for both ENGR 601 and AGRI 601. Required field trips.
Term Offered: Fall.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 621  Energy Storage for Electrical Power Systems  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 621.
Course Description: Physics and operations of electrical, mechanical, thermal, and novel energy storage systems/devices.
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Written consent of instructor. Credit not allowed for both ENGR 621 and ECE 621. Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 622  Energy Networks and Power Distribution Grids  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 622.
Course Description: Energy networks: generation, storage, consumers. Systems approach to analysis of distribution networks and transition to intelligent grid systems.
Prerequisite: (ECE 411 or MECH 417) and (ECE 565 or ENGR 565).
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for ENGR 622 and ECE 622.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 623  Electric Power Quality  Credits: 3 (3-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 623.
Course Description: Interconnecting power electronic devices and renewable energy sources to power systems.
Prerequisite: ECE 461 or ECE 562.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 623 and ECE 623.
Term Offered: Spring.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 695  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 697  Group Study  Credits: Var[1-6] (0-0-0)

Also Offered As: ECE 697.
Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 697 and ECE 697.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: Traditional.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 699  Thesis  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 795  Independent Study  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.

ENGR 799  Dissertation  Credits: Var[1-18] (0-0-0)

Course Description:
Prerequisite: None.
Restriction: Must be a: Graduate, Professional.
Registration Information: Sections may be offered: Online.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer.
Grade Mode: S/U Sat/Unsat Only.
Special Course Fee: No.