# Engineering Science (ES)

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ES F101      Introduction to Engineering
3 Credits

Overview of the engineering profession and introduction to the fields of engineering. Basic concepts from engineering, physics and mathematics applied to engineering problem solving. Basic skills required of engineers, including an introduction to engineering communications: word processing, descriptive geometry, orthographic and isometric drawings, graphs, computer graphics and use of spreadsheets.

Prerequisites: MATH F151X, or MATH F152X, or MATH F156X, or placement into MATH F251X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 2 + 0

ES F166      Electric Car Conversion
2 Credits

Offered Summer

An introduction to the principles of electrical vehicle propulsion systems. Fundamentals of electrical motors, electrical motor controls, electrical energy storage systems and automotive power-train design. Students will conduct practical design projects culminating with a complete electric car conversion. Relevant codes and standards will be emphasized.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 1 + 3 + 0

ES F201      Computer Techniques
3 Credits

Basic computer programming, in C/C++, with applications from all fields of engineering. Introduction to MATLAB.

Prerequisites: MATH F151X; MATH F152X; or MATH F156X, or enrollment in MATH F251X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 2 + 3 + 0

ES F208      Mechanics
4 Credits

Engineering-oriented coverage of statics and dynamics. Vector methods used where appropriate.

Prerequisites: MATH F252X; PHYS F211X (both may be taken concurrently); ES F101, GE F101, MIN F103 or PETE F101.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 3 + 0

ES F209      Statics
3 Credits

Force systems in two and three dimensions. Composition and resolution of forces and force systems; principles of equilibrium applied to various bodies, simple structures, friction, centroids, moments of inertia. Vector algebra used where appropriate.

Prerequisites: MATH F252X (may be taken concurrently); PHYS F211X (may be taken concurrently); PETE F101 or ES F101.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

ES F210      Dynamics
3 Credits

Introduces kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies' motion. Applies principles of work and energy, impulse and momentum to particles and rigid bodies' motion. Applies concept of vector algebra wherever required.

Prerequisites: ES F209; MATH F252X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

ES F301      Engineering Analysis
3 Credits

Application of numerical tools, including software, to typical engineering design problems. Selected topics from all fields of engineering.

Prerequisites: Math F302 (may be taken concurrently); ES F201.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

ES F307      Elements of Electrical Engineering
3 Credits

Elementary circuits and theorems, natural, forced and steady state response, principles of electronics, circuit models and system parameters, elements of measurement and instrumentation, characteristics of DC machines, and AC machines and transformers.

Prerequisites: MATH F252X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

ES F331      Mechanics of Materials
3 Credits

Analysis of internal forces in members subjected to axial, torsional and flexural loads, singly and in combination. Stress-strain relationships and material property definitions; shear and moment diagrams, Mohr's Circle. Applications include beams, columns, connections and indeterminate cases.

Prerequisites: ES F208 or ES F209; MATH F252X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0

ES F341      Fluid Mechanics
4 Credits

Statics and dynamics of fluids; energy and momentum principles. Dimensional analysis; flow in open channels, closed conduits and around submerged bodies.

Prerequisites: ES F208 or ES F210; MATH F252X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 3 + 0

ES F346      Introduction to Thermodynamics
3 Credits

Offered Every Semester

Fundamental principles and elementary applications of thermodynamics, including the first and second laws of thermodynamics, and thermodynamic systems, properties, processes and cycles.

Prerequisites: MATH F252X; PHYS F211X.

Lecture + Lab + Other: 3 + 0 + 0