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University of Calgary Calendar 2013-2014 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions E Engineering ENGG
Engineering ENGG

Instruction offered by members of Schulich School of Engineering.

Associate Dean (Academic & Planning) - R. Brennan

Junior Courses
Engineering 200       Engineering Design and Communication
An interdisciplinary course involving the application of engineering principles, design, communications, leadership and project management concepts through a sequence of team-based design projects.
Course Hours:
H(3-3)
Antirequisite(s):
Not open to students with credit in Engineering 251 or 253.
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Engineering 201       Behaviour of Liquids, Gases and Solids
An introduction to the behaviour of fluids and solids; phase transformations, the phase rule and phase diagrams. Ideal and real gases; equations of state and their engineering applications; simple kinetic theory; transport properties of fluids. Liquid state; vapor pressure; shear behaviour; flow of fluids in pipelines. Solids; crystalline and non-crystalline structure; non equilibrium solid phases; electrical and thermal conductivity; dislocations; stress and strain; creep; fracture.
Course Hours:
H(3-1.5T-3/2)
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Engineering 202       Engineering Statics
Force vectors; equilibrium of a particle in two and three dimensions; force system resultants; equilibrium of a rigid body in two and three dimensions; internal forces in trusses; frames, machines and beams; bending moment and shear force diagrams; friction; centre of gravity; centroids of areas; composite bodies.
Course Hours:
H(3-1.5T)
Antirequisite(s):
Not open to students with credit in Engineering 203 or 205.
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Engineering 209       Engineering Economics
The basic tools and methodology of engineering economic studies. Topics include investment decisions, theory of replacement, economies of scale, externalities, social decision making and government regulation. Examples are drawn from engineering projects.
Course Hours:
H(3-1T)
Prerequisite(s):
Registration in the Faculty of Engineering with second-year standing or higher. If not registered in the Schulich School of Engineering, consent of the Department of Economics. If required for APEGA, consent of the Schulich Undergraduate Studies Office.
Also known as:
(Economics 209)
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Engineering 225       Fundamentals of Electrical Circuits and Machines
Current, voltage and power; Kirchhoff's current and voltage laws; capacitors; electricity and magnetism fundamentals applied to circuit elements and machines; inductors; topics in electrical circuits and systems; instrumentation; circuit design, DC and AC circuit analysis methods; DC and AC machines; first order circuits and transient analysis.
Course Hours:
H(4-3/2)
Antirequisite(s):
Not open to students with credit in Engineering 325, Biomedical Engineering 327 or Electrical Engineering 341.
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Engineering 233       Computing for Engineers
Overview of computer systems. Functions of software components: operating systems, editors, compilers. Programming in a high-level language: selection and loop structures, routines, array and record types, text file operations. Introduction to object-based programming: use of class libraries and construction of simple classes.
Course Hours:
H(3-2)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Engineering 233 and any of Computer Science 217, 231, 235, or Computer Engineering 339 will not be allowed.
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Senior Courses
Engineering 311       Engineering Thermodynamics
Energy, thermodynamic systems, properties and state, temperature and the zeroth law, equilibrium, properties of the pure substance, equations of state. Work, reversibility, heat, first law, specific heats, enthalpy, ideal gas, flow systems. Entropy and the second law, Carnot cycle, thermodynamic temperature scale, process efficiencies, cycles, calculation of entropy change, exergy analysis.
Course Hours:
H(3-1.5T-3/2)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 201 and Applied Mathematics 217.
Antirequisite(s):
Not for credit with Energy and Environment, Engineering 311.
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Engineering 317       Mechanics of Solids
Axial-force, shear-force and bending moment diagrams; stress and strain; stress-strain relations; elastic and plastic behaviour; elastic constants; simple statically indeterminate (one-degree) problems; review of moment of inertia, product of inertia and principal axes of inertia; elastic torsion of circular shafts; elastic and plastic bending about principal axes of beams with symmetrical cross-section; composite beams; shear stresses due to bending; Mohr's circle for stress; thin-walled pressure vessels; deflection of beams by integration; Euler buckling.
Course Hours:
H(3-1.5T-3/2)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 202 and 205 or 203 and Applied Mathematics 217.
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Engineering 319       Probability and Statistics for Engineers
Presentation and description of data, introduction to probability theory, Bayes' theorem, discrete and continuous probability distributions, estimation, sampling distributions, tests of hypotheses on means, variances and proportions, simple linear regression and correlation. Applications are chosen from engineering practice.
Course Hours:
H(3-1.5T)
Prerequisite(s):
Applied Mathematics 219.
Antirequisite(s):
Not open to students with credit in Biomedical Engineering 319.
Notes:
Credit towards degree requirements will be given for only one of Educational Psychology 301, Engineering 319, Political Science 399, Psychology 312, Sociology 311, Statistics 205, 211, 213 and 217, 327; that one being a course(s) appropriate to the particular degree program.
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Engineering 349       Dynamics
Kinematics of a particle. Newton's laws of motion. Conservation of angular momentum. Work done by friction. Convservation of energy. Conversation of momentum. Impluse and momentum. Kinematics of rigid bones. Translation and rotation. Two-dimensional dynamics of rigid bodies.
Course Hours:
H(3-1.5T)
Prerequisite(s):
Applied Mathematics 217 and 219, and Engineering 205 or 202.
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Engineering 391       Advanced Topics I
Advanced topics in engineering science and design.
Course Hours:
Q(1.5-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Associate Dean (Academic).
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Engineering 393       Advanced Topics II
Advanced topics in engineering science and design.
Course Hours:
H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Associate Dean (Academic).
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Engineering 407       Numerical Methods in Engineering
The theory and use of numerical computational procedures to solve engineering problems. Methods for: solution of nonlinear equations, solution of simultaneous linear equations, curve fitting, solution of the algebraic eigenvalue problem, interpolation, differentiation, integration, solution of ordinary differential equations and solution of partial differential equations are included. The tutorial includes the application to elementary problems and the computer solution of comprehensive engineering problems.
Course Hours:
H(3-2T)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 233 and Applied Mathematics 307.
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Engineering 481       Technology and Society
An interpretive course on the interrelationship between technology and society. The first part of the course surveys significant historical developments within disciplinary areas such as energy, materials, production processes, structures, transport, communications, and computation. Sequence within each area: discovery, development, application, impact, future. Social and economic consequences are also considered. The latter part of the course explores contemporary problems of society and technology.
Course Hours:
H(3-1.5S)
Notes:
Available to students registered in other faculties as well as third-year or fourth-year Engineering students. This course does not presuppose any formal background in Engineering or Science.
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Engineering 513       The Role and Responsibilities of the Professional Engineer in Society
The professional duties and responsibilities of the engineer as they relate to society. Ethics and the engineering profession. Public and worker safety and health. Design for safety. Sustainable development. The engineer and the environment. Environmental stewardship. Essentials of leadership. Gender issues. Employment equity. Fundamentals of Engineering Law. Professional organizations. The Engineering Professions Act.
Course Hours:
H(3-0)
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