### Introduction to Engineering

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Brief overview of each of the specific fields of engineering offered as degree programs at the school. Describes the major fields of study, as well as the engineering profession in general.

Course SiteBrief overview of each of the specific fields of engineering offered as degree programs at the school. Describes the major fields of study, as well as the engineering profession in general.

Course SiteIntro to MATLAB, a powerful programming package for engineers. Emphasis on problem-solving skills and mathematical tools of importance in engineering.

Course SiteKinematics, dynamics, energy, momentum, angular momentum, heat, and kinetic theory.

Course SiteStoichiometry, states of matter, atomic and molecular structure, solutions, thermodynamics, equilibrium, oxidation-reduction, kinetics, nonmetals, metals and coordination compounds, and nuclear chemistry.

Course SiteDifferential calculus of the elementary functions of a single real variable: the rational, trigonometric, & exponential functions & their inverses; Mean Value Theorem; integral calculus.

Course SiteIntroduction to the systematic study of society and social behavior; to consider how larger structures of power and culture shape opportunities, attitudes, and behavior.

Course SiteScientific study of the mind & behavior, mental processes, brain functions, & behavior.

Course SiteLaboratory illustrating basic chemical methods.

Course SiteClassification of systems of forces & their resultants; geometrical conditions for the equilibrium of force systems; frames & trusses; friction; parabolic & catenary cables; centers of gravity.

Course SiteKinematics, dynamics, energy, momentum, angular momentum, heat, and kinetic theory.

Course SiteIntegral calculus & its applications, the theory of infinite series and power series, parametric curves, polar coordinates, and complex numbers.

Course SiteAnalytic geometry of three dimensions, partial derivatives, optimization techniques, multiple integrals, vectors in Euclidean space, and vector analysis.

Course SiteElectrostatics, particles in electric and magnetic fields, electromagnetism, circuits, Maxwell's equations, electromagnetic radiation.

Course SiteCircuit elements, Independent sources, Dependent sources, Circuit analysis in DC & AC steady state, Network theorems, Operational amplifiers, Power Computations.

Course SiteExperimental exercises in use of laboratory instruments. Voltage, current, impedance, frequency, & waveform measurements. Rudiments of circuit modeling & design.

Course SiteBinary arithmetic, Boolean algebra, K-maps, Combinational circuit synthesis, Combinational MSI circuits, Sequential logic, Synchronous state machine design, & Sequential MSI circuits.

Course SiteHands-on experiments with digital circuits of increasing complexity from simple gates to state machines.

Course SitePassive & active filter circuit design, transient analysis by classical methods & by Laplace Transform analysis, step & impulse response, two-port networks, Introduction to Fourier Series, & three phase circuits.

Course SiteExperimental exercises in use of laboratory instruments; Filter design, construction, & simulation; measuring Fourier components of a periodic signal.

Course SiteIntensive introduction to computer science. Problem solving through decomposition. Writing, debugging, & analyzing programs in Java. Algorithms for sorting & searching. Introduction to data structures, & recursion.

Course SiteLaboratory course associated with Programming Methodologies I. Implementation of basic C++ programs.

Course SiteComputer organization, Assembly language & machine code, computer arithmetic, ALU design, computer performance, datapath & control, pipelining, memory hierarchy, I/O devices, multiprocessor architectures.

Course SiteFirst & second-order ordinary differential equations; introduction to linear algebra and to systems of ordinary differential equations.

Course SiteProbability and its axioms, conditional probability, independence, random variables and distributions,order statistics, central limit theorem, confidence intervals.

Course SiteIntroduction to continuous & discrete-time systems & signals, linear time-invariant systems, Laplace & Z-transforms, frequency-domain representations using Fourier transforms.

Course SiteAssembly language programming for one of the standard commercial RISC microprocessors. Design & implementation of a simple microprocessor-based, single-user computer.

Course SiteProperties of data structures and algorithms; to use these structures as tools to assist algorithm design; to extend exposure to searching, sorting & hashing techniques.

Course SiteFundamentals of semiconductor devices & microelectronic circuits, terminal characteristics of p-n & Zener diodes, diode circuits. Principles of MOSFET & BJT operation, biasing technology, single stage transistor circuit analysis at midband frequencies.

Course SiteClassical cryptosystems, modular arithmetic, Fermat & Euler theorem, public key cryptography, Needham-Schroeder, password systems, information theoretic security, & applications to network security.

Course SiteEconomic decisions involving engineering alternatives; annual cost, present worth, rate of return, and benefit-to-cost; before and after tax replacement economy; break-even charts; unit and minimum-cost public sector studies.

Course SiteSystems of linear equations, Gaussian elimination, matrices, determinants, vectors in 2D & 3D Euclidean space, vector spaces, introduction to eigenvalues & eigenvectors.

Course SiteAn undergraduate seminar on the topics of Entrepreneurship, Ethics, and Professionalism.

Course SiteMathematical tools of logic, induction, and basic theorems concerning relations, functions, & sets. Emphasis placed on inductive definitions & proofs.

Course SiteSoftware development lifecycle, object-oriented software engineering, system specification, software measurement & estimation, software design patterns.

Course SiteMulticore architecture, CPU management, job scheduling, thread synchronization, cache, coherency, multicore memory management, multicore file system, & I/O.

Course SiteHardware simulation, & synthesis using the Verilog language. Design methodologies for combinational & sequential logic circuits & systems. Characteristics of fault-tolerant computer design, computer arithmetic, & advanced state machine theory.

Course SiteEngineering economics, thermodynamics, & sociopolitical analysis; nonrenewable energy sources & technologies; analysis of all major renewable energy sources & technologies.

Course SiteBNF & context free grammars; parameter passing techniques; type checking & type equivalence; Functional programming paradigm: higher-order functions, recursive data structures, programming with recursion.

Course SitePart I of Capstone; Team-oriented projects interweaving of multiple areas in ECE. Application of standards & realistic engineering constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health safety, manufacturability, & sustainability.

Course SiteAnalysis of case studies related to cleaning of the environment, resources, predictions & mitigation of natural disasters, & understanding global change. Online course.

Course SiteCourse that offers wealth of resources, tips, tools, & information accessible to students throughout their professional life.

Course SiteTo provide a practical understanding of computer networks with respect to system architectures, protocols, & client-server interactions.

Course SiteFundamentals, design, analysis, & development of Smart Grid. Concepts of power systems, inherent elements of computational intelligence, communication technology & decision support systems.

Course SiteConnections between hardware security & other system & application domains, such as multimedia systems, mobile computing, cloud computing, big data analytics/visualization, & Internet of things.

Course SiteAdvanced programming with a focus on developing software for networked systems using Linux as a reference platforms.

Course SitePart II of Capstone; Team-oriented projects interweaving multiple areas in ECE with application of realistic engineering.

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