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Engineering Technology

ET 150. Mechanical Drawing. 3(2,3). This course consists of an introduction to fundamentals of Technical Drawing and use of a Computer Aided Design Software to introduce the students with the use of computer as a tool to generate engineering drawings.

ENGR 170/ET 170. Introduction to Engineering/Technology. 3(3,0). This course stresses the role of Engineering and Technology in the society in general and in technological environment in particular; presentation of various physical and mathematical tools for solving technical problems; adequate use of graphical analysis, technical sketching, digital and analog computers. Introduction to analysis and synthesis of electrical, mechanical, environmental and pollution-control systems.

ET 212. Statics. 3(3,0). This is a course in the classification of force systems, free body diagrams and principles of equilibrium applied to bodies and simple structures. Friction, centroids, moments of inertia. Prerequisite: Math 152.

ET 213. Strength of Materials. 3(3,0). This course emphasizes concepts of stress and strain; stress-strain relations; tension, compression, torsion, buckling and bending of structural elements. Deflection, shear, and moment in beams and in statically determinate and statically indeterminate beams; and mechanical properties of materials. Prerequisite: ET 212.

ET 250. Technical Communications. 3(2,3). This course is designed to familiarize the student with concepts, principles, and con-temporary practices used in industry to create, write and present technical information. Attention will be given to report writing, oral presentations, and graphic communications. It will also include word processing and exercises that reinforce the areas of technical commu-nications. Prerequisites: English 101 and 102. A minimum grade of “C” must be obtained.

ET 255. Engineering Economic Analysis. 3(3,0). Basic concepts in Engineering Economic Analysis, principles of equivalence of time value of money, return on investment, evaluation of alternatives, the effects of taxes on economic analysis, break-even and crossover analysis, replacement policies, optimization of engineering design. Case studies are used. Prerequisite: M 152. (F,S)

ET 310. Engineering Computing. 3(2,3). Hardware and software; low-level and high-level languages; detailed discussion of one high-level language-variables and constants; type declarations, input/output statements, intrinsic functions, mixed-mode arithmetic, selection using IF-THEN-ELSE or similar statements, format-directed 110 statements, subscribed variables, repetition using DO-Loops or similar statements; subroutines and functions, and additional topics depending upon the language used. Prerequisite: CS 150. (F,S)

ET 313. Dynamics. 3(3,0). This is a course in kinematics and dynamics of a system of material particles, kinematics and dynamics of rigid bodies in space, moment of inertia of masses, principle of work, and energy. Impulse and momentum, impact and mechanics of vibrations. Prerequisite: ET 212. (F,S)

ET 421. Thermodynamics. 3(3,0). This course is an introduction to thermodynamics. Its content includes basic concepts and defini-tions; thermodynamics properties, work and heat interactions; energy and mass conservation laws; First Law analysis of system and control volumes and applications to engineering systems and processes; ther-modynamics cycles and Second Law. Prerequisites: Physics 250/254, 251. MATH 163.

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