Engineering

EGR 1101 Introductory Mathematics for Engineering Applications

An overview of math topics used in engineering courses: algebra, trigonometry, vectors, complex numbers, sinusoids, systems of equations, matrices, differentiation, integration, differential equations. All math topics are presented within the context of engineering applications, reinforced through examples from engineering courses. Also introduces the engineering analysis software MATLAB. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

EGR 1106 Basic Mechanical & Electrical Skills

Utilization of general/specialized hand/power tools that are typically used in the electromechanical industry; use of various dimension measurement devices; simple machine repair procedures from belt replacement to complete subsystem repair; drilling, reaming and tapping holes for various mechanical fasteners. Elementary industrial machine wiring principles; schematics, panel layouts, assembly and wiring techniques. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

EGR 1111 Introduction to Nanotechnology

Introduction to nanotechnology and its application to engineering systems, emphasizing basic principles, materials, measurement tools, fabrication techniques, and applications. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 1121 Introduction to the Intelligence Community

Presents an overview of the Intelligence Community (IC), the origin and purpose of the IC, its current structure and the diverse roles and missions of its members. Students will study the intelligence cycle, the heart of the IC, by examining the entire process used for creating intelligence: identifying requirements; tasking appropriate agencies and systems to collect data; the processing, exploiting and analyzing of the data and the production and delivery of timely, accurate and relevant intelligence products. This course will also introduce students to operations and communications security, counterintelligence and covert action, homeland security, intelligence oversight and ethics. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 1122 Fundamentals of Remote Sensing in Intelligence

This course emphasizes the science, technology and applications of remote sensing, bringing together related information in materials science, physics, optics, electronics, computer processing and other disciplines. Students completing this course will be equipped to approach problems ranging from environmental to social to industrial data gathering and interpretation. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 1128 Robotics in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Systems

This course serves as an introduction to automated systems. The basics of sensors, logic control systems, motion control systems, robotics and flexible manufacturing systems will be covered. The course will be taught using demonstration and discussion combined with individual and team centered project-based learning. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 1144 Sensors & Vision Systems

Introduction to basic sensors used in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) systems. Theory of operation, wiring, installation, testing and troubleshooting sensors and circuits. The analysis of various methods of utilizing vision systems in industrial applications using camera, lighting and software. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

EGR 1201 Introduction to Spectral Sensing with Applications in Intelligence

Concepts of spectral remote sensing as they are applied to military / intelligence applications with special emphasis on commercial sensors and solutions. Advantages and disadvantages of special remote sensors. Content will cover available unclassified spectral instruments (both hyper-spectral and multi-spectral sensors), their characteristics and how to best employ them. Topics include Basic Spectral Phenomenology, the Spectral Signature, Sensor Analysis, Data Products and Data Fusion. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 1202 Introduction to Radar

Capabilities and limitations of radar, the performance and implementation of its critical sub-systems and the requirements particular radars must meet in order to perform common Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) and Advanced Geospatial Intelligence (AGI) missions (e.g. Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Line of Sight and Over the Horizon). Students will become conversant in Radar and able to exploit its use in a variety of potential intelligence tasks with a basic knowledge enabling them to predict the expected performance of a radar system. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 1211 Introduction to Large Area Surveillance

This course is designed to familiarize the student with the concepts of electro-optical remote sensing of important objects that can appear anywhere in the world without warning for a limited period of time. Some of these objects can also be rapidly moving. Such objects include missiles and aircraft in powered flight, nuclear and conventional explosions, fires and other military activity. Discussion includes the unique object signature and sensor characteristics that make detection of these objects possible while continuously monitoring large areas. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 1212 Measurement & Signal Intelligence

Overview of Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) and Advanced Geospatial Intelligence (AGI) disciplines including the science behind geophysical signatures such as Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Weapons. MASINT as it relates to Seismic and Acoustic phenomena, Geophysical Materials and Radio Frequency Spectrum. Different technologies used in lethal and nonlethal Directed Energy Weapons identifying strengths and vulnerabilities of electromagnetic and chemically powered artillery. Students will apply MASINT/AGI collection and processing techniques and capabilities to develop a collection and analysis plan targeting one of today's challenging intelligence problems. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 1217 Fluid Power & Control

Fundamentals and basic applications of fluid power components, systems, controls and accessories. The design parameters and the terminology required to specify and plan fluid power systems. Basic electrical and Programmable Logic Control (PLC) control of fluid power components. One classroom, three lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

EGR 2131 Engineering Digital Design

Binary systems, Boolean algebra, combinational and sequential circuits, digital design using computer-aided design (CAD) tools with hardware description language. Laboratory exercises include simulation using CAD tools and implementation of designs on breadboards and on field-programmable-gate-array boards. This course is designed for Engineering University Transfer students. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

EGR 2201 Circuit Analysis

Principles of linear circuit analysis, covering circuits containing passive and active components. Analysis of direct-current (DC) and alternating-current (AC) circuits, including transient behavior and sinusoidal steady-state behavior. This calculus-based course is designed for Engineering University Transfer students. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

EGR 2211 Nanotechnology Applications & Fabrications Techniques

Discussions and examples of applications of nanotechnology in Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Medical, Material Science, and Engineering. Introduction to nanofabrication tools, clean room and scanning electron microscope (SEM) via remote lab demonstrations.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 2215 Control Systems

Modern control theory as applied to industrial robotics mechanical unit positioning, accuracy, repeatability, control techniques, with initial focus on three phase motors, utilizing various forms of positioning and speed control; pulse width modulation; feedback systems; control techniques for variable speed motors and drives; analysis techniques using Laplace transforms; and troubleshooting techniques. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 2231 Troubleshooting of Automated Systems

Concept of troubleshooting and its importance in manufacturing systems. Troubleshooting philosophies, flowchart examination, electrical and mechanical troubleshooting. Techniques for troubleshooting systems containing sensors, PLCs, Robots, HMIs and other common automation equipment. Fault determination using software to monitor the performance of small automated systems. Two classroom, three lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 2250 Electromechanical Repair

Teaches the student theory of controller operation, function of power inputs and supply units, command and feedback loops. Also, troubleshooting, diagnostics and repair including removal and replacement of belts, pulleys, bearings and gears. Finalizing with alignment and recalibration through the computer controller. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

EGR 2252 Teach Pendant Robot Programming

Introduction to Teach Pendant Programming (TPP) for robots, including TPP program development on the teach pendant and through offline programming software. Programs, tested using Fanuc robots, will be written for motion control, input/output activation and palletizing. One classroom, two lab hours per week.
2 Credit Hours

EGR 2256 Automated Data Acquisition Systems

Data acquisition technologies with the use of bar coding, image recognition, optical character recognition, Charge Coupled Device (CCD) camera images, laser scanning, voice recognition, radio frequency and microwave transponder. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 2261 Engineering Problem Solving using "C" & "C++"

Solve representative engineering problems with a focus on: writing in object-oriented style, computer control of input/output port control, stand-alone executable code and library linking. Computer solutions of engineering problems using C and C++ incorporating compiling, running, editing and debugging techniques along with language-specific functions, array and pointer structures and stream I/O. Three classroom, three lab hours per week.
4 Credit Hours

EGR 2270 Automation & Control Internship I

Students earn credit toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each semester. Ten hours work per week per credit hour.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

EGR 2271 Automation & Control Internship II

Students will earn credit toward degree requirements for work learning experience for a second semester. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare reports and/or projects each semester. Ten hours work per week per credit hour.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

EGR 2272 Automation & Control Internship III

Students earn credit toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each semester. Ten hours work per week per credit hour.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

EGR 2273 Automation & Control Internship IV

Students earn credit toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each semester. Ten hours work per week per credit hour.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

EGR 2274 Automation & Control Internship V

Students earn credit toward degree requirements for work learning experience. Students already working may apply to use that experience to meet internship requirements. Students establish learning outcomes and prepare related reports and/or projects each semester. Ten hours work per week per credit hour.
1 - 4 Credit Hours

EGR 2278 Automation & Control Capstone

Project-based review of robotic workcell system design, layout and integration of related industrial systems, and skills from the following areas: robots and programming languages, electronic systems, component installation, troubleshooting, mechanical repair and preventative maintenance. Additional focus on graphics, work processing, analytical and simulation tools, assembly, testing, troubleshooting and repair of a functional robot workcell. One classroom, four lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

EGR 2297 Special Topics

Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.
0.5 - 9 Credit Hours