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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 COURSES OF INSTRUCTION Course Descriptions E Engineering ENGG
Engineering ENGG

Instruction offered by members of Schulich School of Engineering.

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:
3 units; H(3-1S-3)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Engineering 200 and any of Engineering 251, 253 or Energy Engineering 200 will not be allowed.
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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:
3 units; 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:
3 units; H(3-1.5T)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Engineering 202 and either Engineering 203 or 205 will not be allowed.
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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:
3 units; 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 213       Engineering Communication
Professional and technical communication with a focus on developing the ability to communicate complex engineering concepts to engineers as well as general audiences. Planning and composing effective verbal, written, and graphical communication. Providing constructive and professional review and critique of presentations by peers. Identifying key points and summarizing information in a concise and informative manner.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Engineering 213 and Communications Studies 363 will not be allowed.
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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:
3 units; H(4-3/2)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Engineering 225 and any of Engineering 325, Biomedical Engineering 327 or Electrical Engineering 341 will not be allowed.
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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:
3 units; 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:
3 units; H(3-1.5T-3/2)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 201 and one of Mathematics 275 or Applied Mathematics 217 or Energy Engineering 240.
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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:
3 units; H(3-1.5T-3/2)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 202 and Mathematics 275 or 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:
3 units; H(3-1.5T)
Prerequisite(s):
Mathematics 277 or Applied Mathematics 219 or Energy Engineering 240.
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Engineering 319 and Biomedical Engineering 319 will not be allowed.
Notes:
Credit towards degree requirements will be given for only one of Engineering 319, Political Science 399, Psychology 300, 301, 312, Sociology 311, Statistics 205, 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. Conservation of energy. Conservation of momentum. Impulse and momentum. Kinematics of rigid bodies. Translation and rotation. Two-dimensional dynamics of rigid bodies.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-1.5T)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 202; and Mathematics 275 or Applied Mathematics 217; and Mathematics 277 or Applied Mathematics 219.
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Engineering 391       Advanced Topics I
Special topics in engineering and engineering complementary studies.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; Q(1.5-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Associate Dean (Academic & Planning).
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Engineering 393       Advanced Topics II
Special topics in engineering and engineering complementary studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the Associate Dean (Academic & Planning).
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 non-linear 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:
3 units; H(3-2T)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 233 and Mathematics 375 or 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:
3 units; 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 501       Senior Capstone Design Project I
A team-based design course in which students apply the knowledge and skills acquired in earlier courses while refining their skills in teamwork and project management. Students work towards innovative, solutions to industry-sponsored design projects, and engage in individual critical reflection on their course activities, team performance, and on their growth as an engineering designer within their undergraduate program.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
Fourth-year standing or above.
Notes:
Engineering 501 and 502 are a required two-course sequence that shall be completed in the same academic year.
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Engineering 502       Senior Capstone Design Project II
A continuation of the capstone design project, where student teams build on their design work in Part I.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 501.
Notes:
Engineering 501 and 502 are a required two-course sequence that shall be completed in the same academic year.
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Engineering 503       Entrepreneurial Capstone Design Project I
A team-based design course in which students apply the knowledge and skills acquired in earlier courses while refining their skills in teamwork and project management. Students work towards innovative solutions to design projects with an entrepreneurial focus, and engage in individual critical reflection on their course activities, team performance, and on their growth as an engineering designer within their undergraduate program.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
Fourth-year standing or above.
Notes:
Engineering 503 and 504 are a required two-course sequence that shall be completed in the same academic year.
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Engineering 504       Entrepreneurial Capstone Design Project II
A continuation of the entrepreneurial capstone design project, where student teams build on their design work in Part I.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-4)
Prerequisite(s):
Engineering 503.
Notes:
Engineering 503 and 504 are a required two-course sequence that shall be completed in the same academic year.
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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:
3 units; H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Third-year standing or above.
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Engineering 515       Project Management for Engineers
Covers the application of project management principles such as planning, scope development, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up to engineering projects. Class reviews aspects of a current major engineering projects and case studies.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2T)
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Engineering 517       Engineering Safety
Introduction to Professional Responsibility, Risk Management and Identification, Process Safety Management, Incident Investigation and Reporting; Engineering Ethics and Public Safety; Key national safety codes, standards and regulations, Business case for safety, and common best practices, fundamentals of Crisis and Emergency Management, change management to successful incorporate safety into teams and the design process; Engineering Discipline specific Engineering Safety Management including Electrical Safety, Chemical Safety, Fire, Dust Hazard and Explosions, and Biological Risks.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
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Engineering 519       Special Topics in Engineering
Current topics in Engineering.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2) or H(3-0)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the student’s department.
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Engineering 521       Art and Engineering
Focuses on history, concepts, contemporary issues, and techniques of engineering in art. Topics may include Arithmetic and Geometry, Proportion, Formalism, Symmetry, Computation, Geometric Abstraction, and Mathematics as they relate to historical, theoretical and critical contexts in Art. Students will gain experience and a working knowledge of concept development and construction of an engineering-inspired art project.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-1.5T)
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Engineering 523       Bio-inspired Engineering
Engineering can take inspiration from nature to develop new products, processes, and systems, or improve existing designs. Topics in this course include design by analogy, functional biology, principles and techniques of biomimicry and bio-inspired engineering methods, and bio-inspired computation. Students will gain experience and a working knowledge of ideation, concept development and will model and create a bio-inspired engineering project.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-1.5T)
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Engineering 599       Individual Engineering Project
Individual work on an assigned Engineering project under the supervision of a faculty member. The project will normally involve a literature review, theoretical work, and laboratory or field work. Engineering Communications, including written reports, logbooks and oral presentations.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(0-6)
Prerequisite(s):
Consent of the project supervisor and the student’s department.
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Graduate Courses
Engineering 601       Professional Development I
Topics covered include: health and safety, communication styles, supervisory relationships and respect in the lab, presentation skills including presentation planning and voice projection, reference gathering and management, awareness of plagiarism, and writing abstracts.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; Q(3S-0)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Engineering 603       Professional Development II
Topics covered include: presentation skills, skills for writing scientific manuscripts, peer review process, defence and candidacy, engineering design, intellectual property, and networking basics.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; Q(3S-0)
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Engineering 681       Engineering Tools
The theory and use of numerical computational procedures to solve engineering problems.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-2)
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Engineering 682       Sustainability
Explores the interaction between resources and the environment. Technical and environmental aspects within the energy and environment cycle for project evaluation and management.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Engineering 682 and Civil Engineering 693 will not be allowed.
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Engineering 683       Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Definitions, contexts, language, dynamics, historical and contemporary examples of Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship; innovation process from a multidisciplinary perspective; Engineering inventive processes.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-3)
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Engineering 684       Introduction to Project Management
Application of management principles to the project environment; planning, control, scope, time and cost processes; project organization and human resource issues. Students review aspects of a current major capital project and submit and defend a project report.
Course Hours:
3 units; H(3-3)
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