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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions for: EGR
EGR 100 - Engineering Tech Orientation
Focuses on the roles and responsibilities of the engineering team, professional ethics, problem solving with hand calculator and computer applications. Laboratory 2 hours per week.
EGR 105 - Intro to Prob Solving in Tech
Teaches engineering problem solving, using hand held calculator. Applies computers to solving problems. Laboratory 3 hours per week.
EGR 115 - Engineering Graphics
Applies principles of orthographic projection, and multi- view drawings. Teaches descriptive geometry including relationships of points, lines, planes and solids. Introduces sectioning, dimensioning and computer graphic techniques. Includes instruction in Computer Aided Drafting. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
EGR 121 - Foundations of Engineering
Introduces the engineering profession and its impact on society and the environment, including engineering problem solving, the engineering design process, and professional practices. Covers fundamental engineering calculations, descriptive statistics, basic spreadsheet and mathematical scripting language applications, professional ethics, teamwork, and communication. Prerequisites: ENG 111 eligible, MTH 162 or MTH 167, or equivalent, or departmental approval. Lecture 2 hours per week.
EGR 122 - Engineering Design
Applies engineering methods to a semester-long team design project with an emphasis on engineering software involving 2D and 3D computer aided design; data modeling and analysis; and iterative programming solutions. Covers design drawings and dimensioning; spreadsheet software usage; mathematical scripting language; and professional practices. Prerequisite: EGR 121 or departmental permission. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
EGR 123 - Intro to Engineering Design
Introduces the fundamental knowledge and experience needed to understand the engineering design process through the basics of electrical, computer, and mechanical systems. Includes the completion of a project in which a specific electromechanical robot kit will be analyzed, assembled, and operated.
EGR 126 - Cmpt Prgm/Egrs
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 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
EGR 127 - Intro to Comp Prog
Introduces programming in a higher level language such as FORTRAN, BASIC or PASCAL, or C++ on the microcomputer. Uses the operating system, packaged software and peripheral devices. Emphasizes engineering program problem solving. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 2 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
EGR 135 - Statics for Egr Tech
Introduces Newton's Laws, resultants and equilibrium of force systems, analysis of trusses and frames. Teaches determination of centroids, distributed loads and moments of inertia. Covers dry friction and force systems in space. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 136 - Strength/Mater for Egr Tech
Presents concepts of stress and strain. Focuses on analysis of stresses and deformations in loaded members, connectors, shafts, beams, columns and combined stress. Prerequisite: EGR 135. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 140 - Engineering Mech - Statics
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. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 190 - Coordinated Internship - EGR
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
EGR 245 - Engineering Mech-Dynamics
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. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 246 - Mechanics of Materials
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. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 248 - Thermodynamics for Engineering
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. Lecture 3 hours per week.