World Conference on Earthquake Engineering. Maxwell's equations solutions, reflection and refraction of plane waves in dielectric and conducting media, transmission lines; transients and frequency domain solutions in lossy and lossless lines, Smith chart and its applications, parallel plate and rectangular waveguides. Legal Aspects of Engineering. Mandelbaum 49 Combined with material from other sophomore courses, engineeribg designs of chemical processes are considered. Design of analog integrated circuits including differential amplifiers, current sources, active loads.




Undergraduate enrollment is more than 2, and more than 1, are enrolled in graduate study. The member faculty includes engineers and scholars who are widely recognized in their fields. Introduction to Biomedical Engineering. This course is open only to freshmen and new transfer students. Faculty members describe their research in biomedical engineering. Students at our prehealth program aim to be in medical practice. This course offers them to critically read medical engineering articles, understand it, research it and present engineering design principles to our faculty.

This will enhance their ability to both succeed professionally and to contextualize their chosen computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract. Introduction to Human Physiology I. Introduction to Human Physiology II. This course is open only to freshmen and transfer students. An overview of human physiology is presented as an introduction to subsequent core courses in the Biomedical Engineering curriculum.

Not intended to be an exhaustive review of physiology, the course will instead emphasize key examples that highlight understanding of the interaction between the biomedical and engineering worlds. Electrical Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering. Course lectures and laboratories will address important issues for biomedical engineers at the introductory level; covering the origins of bio-electric signals and the instrumentation involved in collection of biopotentials from the electrodes to processing of the signals on the computer.

Laboratory work will provide hands-on experience in all of these areas. The course will also address practical issues in design of medical devices such as noise, resolution, linearity, and saturation. This course is offered in Studio format that involves the integration of lectures and labs into one highly participatory structure.

Mechanical Fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering. Course lectures and laboratories will address important issues covering the mechanical fundamentals that are important bases for later learning experiences. This course introduces the students to to engineering mechanics and how those principles are relevant to biomechanical issues. Biological and Chemical Foundations of Biomedical Engineering.

This course covers organic chemistry, biochemistry and cellular mechanics in sufficient depth to give biomedical engineering students a strong enough background for them to understand the introductory aspects of the discipline, which focus on the application of engineering principles to medicine and surgery. Material fundamentals of Biomedical Engineering. This course is an introduction to the field of biomaterials with an emphasis on the wound healing process and interactions between the human body and implanted devices fabricated from various types of biomaterials.

The thrust of this course will be to illuminate the processes occurring at the tissue-biomaterial interface. Attention will be given to the biological events occurring at the molecular level on the surface of an implanted device. The nature of these surfaces and the physiological consequences of these processes will be examined in terms of how the body and functioning of the device are impacted. This course covers the application of digtal signal processing to biomedical problems.

Application of programming language common in engineering, for signal acquisition and processing. Applications include analysis of the electrocardiogram and other electrical signals generated by the body. Restriction: sophomore standing or above, approval of department, and permission of Career Development Services. Students gain major-related work experience and reinforcement of their academic program.

Work assignments facilitated by the co-op office and approved by the department. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of a report. Note: Normal grading applies to this COOP Experience. Adv Mechanics for Biomed Engr. This course provides an understanding of engineering mechanics, especially as applied to biomechanical systems. Students should be familiar with static equilibrium analysis and concepts of stress and strain. Biomedical Signals and Systems.

BME Tools such as the Laplace and Fourier Transforms, time-frequency analysis are introduced. Applications include signals and noise, processing of the ECG, mathematics of imaging and derivation of useful physiological parameters from input signals. Introduction to Biofluid Mechanics. Introduction to the principles of fluid flow. Basic fluid principles, such as fluid properties, fluid statics, conservation of mass, momentum, and energy will be discussed and presented in BME context.

Special attention will be given to the non-Newtonian nature of blood, viscous flow in arteries, unsteady flows, and to the fluidic output of the heart. The textbook material will be supplemented throughout the course to emphasize examples relative to BME. The first of a two-semester sequence that covers the design of electronic circuits for Biomedical applications. This course covers basic operational amplifier circuits as well as the operation of semiconductor diodes and transistors.

An introduction to digital logic circuits is also provided. Computer simulation as well as hands-on breadboarding of electronic circuits are used throughout the course to supplement the lectures. Engineering Models of Physiological Systems. Students learn to develop quantitative models of organs and organ systems from an engineering viewpoint. Students translate their understanding of physiological systems into models that evolve dynamically based on engineering block diagrams.

Additional topics include: hierarchical structure, sensitivity analysis, parameter estimation, negative feedback control, and characteristic traits of models. Students will use models to gain insight into how a physiological system functions and to design a biomedical engineering device or procedure that interacts with the physiological system. Systems studied include the cardiovascular system, gas exchange in the lungs, nerve and muscle action potentials, and musculo-skeletal spinal reflex.

Measurement Lab for Physiological Systems and Tissue. Through laboratory experiences, students will apply engineering methods for measuring and interpretating the properties of physiological systems and biological tissues. Topics include measurements relevant to cardio-pulmonary, nerve and muscular systems. This course is an introduction to the experimental analysis of the biomechanics of human motion. Laboratory experiments include the application and integration of anatomical and mechanical concepts to a wide variety of activities.

Students will develop basic competence in a systematic approach to the observation, analysis and evaluation of human movement in clinical, educational, and industrial environments. Cell and Biomaterial Engineering Laborarory. This laboratory course is designed to provide students with valuable hands-on experience in the field of cellular and biomaterial engineering. Experiments include biomaterial fabrication and characterization, mechanical testing of biomaterials, colorimetric protein assay, cell-based assay, the basics of cell culture techniques, the basics of light and electron microscopy, and image capture and analysis.

A lecture on the principles of a given technique will be followed by laboratory activity. Laboratory exercises involve projects at all levels of a bioinstrumentation system from sensors to data acquisition and data processing. Analog and digital circuits are constructed to condition the signals from sensors and convert them into a format that can be displayed or acquired into a computer. The final projects help to develope the skills to integrate various parts of a bioinstrumentation system, collect and analyze data and troubleshoot a circuit.

May count as BME or approved elective. Grade will now be issued as a letter grade. The goal of this course is to understand material selection, important properties of materials for use in the body and failure modes of applied biomaterials. The course will cover the structure and properties of materials used as biomaterials including metals, ceramics, synthetic polymers, and biopolymers.

The structure of these materials will be explored to understand how it defines the behavior of a material. The bulk behavior of materials will be reviewed, including the generalized Hooke's Law, and new concepts will be introduced including thermal strain, surface properties, and viscoelasticity. Students will be presented with problems of property characterization, failure analysis and performance testing.

Students will work in teams to analyze a marketed implant or device using biomaterial s using the tool and concepts learned in the course. The quantum mechanical origins of spectroscopy, the relationship of spectroscopic behavior to thermal characteristics of a material, and the differences in approach to the chemical and physical characterization of synthetic and biological polymers are discussed.

This course provided an introduction to basic concepts in thermodynamics and transport phenomena as applied to biological systems. The structure and composition of the body will be covered followed by an exploration of the properties of the blood and its flow in the cardiovascular system, and the body as a heat source and as a series of compartments involved in the mass transfer of materials such as those in the kidneys and lungs.

Design of artificial kidneys and heart-lung machines is also explored. Fundamentals of Tissue Engineering. This course is an introduction computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract the field of tissue engineering as a therapeutic approach to treating damaged or diseased tissues in the biotechnology industry.

This course will cover the advances in the fields of cell biology, molecular biology, material science and their relationship towards developing novel "tissue engineered" therapies. Kinematics of continuous media. Conservation principles of mass, momentum and energy. Formulation of constitutive equations. Applications to the modeling of bone and other living tissues. Mechanical Behavior and Performance of Biomaterials. Biomaterial selection and performance is essential to the design and implementation of most any biomedical application.

Students will learn about important properties of materials for use in the body and failure modes of applied biomaterials. Material behavior will be reviewed, including the generalized Hooke's Law, and new concepts will be introduced including thermal strain, surface properties, and viscoelasticity. Material biocompatibility will be introduced in regards to body responses including cell and tissue interaction, toxicity and safety.

Principles of Medical Imaging. This course will cover medical physics, instrumentation, data aquisition and processing to generate structural and functional images. A number of modalities including X-ray, Computer Tomography, Ultrasound, and magnetic resonance imaging systems are included. This course is an elective in te Bioinstrumentation track. Introduction to CAD for Biomechanics. Introduction to Computer Aided Designing and analysis as applied to biomedical engineering design programs.

Topics include theoretical insight into the process of design and geometrical modeling and design using industry standard CAD Computer Aided Design software packages. The course will also include several projects involving the applicaiton of design principles to standard problems in biomedical design. This course focuses on the study of the broad body of knowledge required to design, fabricate, and test BioMEMS. We define BioMEMS as any type of biomedical devices for the fabrication of which miniaturization techniques at least in part are required.

BioMEMS are used in advanced analytical techniques microfluidic devicesimplantable chips, biomedical sensors and actuators, and in-vitro tissue modeling. BioMEMS for diagnosis as well as for cell biology and tissue engineering are studied. This course provides a hands-on approach to BioMEMS and microfluidic devices and allows students to design, fabricate, and characterize their own BioMEMS.

This course covers the hardware and instrumentation needed to measure variables from different physiological systems. The following topics will be taught: electrodes, sensors and transducers. Bioelectric amplifiers, electrical safety and computing. Applications include the study and design of instrumentation for measurement of the ECG, EEG, EMG, respiratory system, nervous system in general. Research and Independent Study I. In depth research experience taught under the guidance of a professor typically within a laboratory.

Approved requirements are needed for engineering credit. Needs permission of professor. Research and Independent Study II. Honors Research Thesis I. Part of a two semester undergraduate research thesis. Students will learn how to formulate a hypothesis, design a scientific based experiment, analyze data using statistics, interprete data, and describe work within oral defense and written thesis.

Honors Research Thesis II. The course introduces the student to the definition of design as well as introducing issues of intellectual property, bioethics and safety, and professional societies. This portion of the project includes library research, time and cost planning, oral and written reports, as well as construction, troubleshooting and demonstration of a working prototype. CE Computer Aided Design.

Introduce students to the basics of Civil Engineering computer aided design and the application of practical engineering ideas with the linking of technology. CE CAD teaches students the use of basic tools, such as Autocad software, used in the preparation of Civil Engineering contract documents. Autocad is a widely used computer program for generating engineering drawings.

Angle and distance measurement; leveling; topographic mapping; traverse and area computations; horizontal and vertical curves; cross sections; triangulation; state plane coordinates; global positioning system. Emphasis on the use of the computer for solving typical field and office problems. Lab should be taken concurrently. Construction Materials and Procedures. Introduction to construction management organization, contracts, construction safety, engineering economics, and engineering ethics.

Studies current practices of heavy construction including soil and rock excavation productivity, and building construction materials and procedures. Field trips to construction sites provide opportunities to directly view many of the practices. Provides students with in-depth experience in computer applications in civil engineering and with written and oral communication. Geometric Design for Highways.

Highway design based on a study of traffic distribution, volume, and speed with consideration for the predictable future. Analysis of elements of at-grade intersections and interchanges and the geometrics of highway design and intersection layout with advanced curve work including compound and transition curves. Co-op Work Experience I. Restriction: completion of the sophomore year, approval of the department, and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships.

Work assignments facilitated and approved by the co-op office. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of a -report. This course is designed to present the fundamental laws relating to the static and dynamic behavior of fluids. The emphasis is placed on applications dealing with the flow of water and other incompressible fluids.

These include flow in pipe systems and natural channels. Explores the principles of fluid mechanics through laboratory experiments. Investigates various hydraulic phenomena with both physical and computer models. Demonstrates basic civil engineering design principles for pipe networks, open channel systems, and ground water regimes.

Training in methods of developing water supplies and the means to treat supplies for consumptive use. Covers hydrologic techniques such as surface and ground water yield, hydrograph and routing analyses, and probabilistic methods related to hydrologic studies. The objective is to provide the tools required to design water distribution systems, storm drains, and sanitary sewers. Examines related hydrologic and hydraulic techniques.

A working knowledge of free body computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract, equilibrium conditions for force systems and moments. The primary objective is an understanding of the various methods of analyzing determinate and indeterminate beams, frames, and trusses encountered in practice. The student must have a working knowledge of structural analysis including determinate and indeterminate beams and frames. Primary objectives include the following: to acquaint the student with the properties of concrete and steel and with the behavior of reinforced concrete as a structural material; also, to develop methods for the design of reinforced concrete structural members such as beams, slabs, footings, and columns.

Both ultimate strength design and working stress method will be studied. A study of soil types and properties is made with the objective of developing a basic understanding of soil behavior. The methods of subsurface investigation and compaction are presented. Fundamentals pertaining to permeability, seepage, consolidation, and shear strength are introduced.

Settlement analysis is also presented. Lab must be taken concurrently. Students perform basic experiments in soil mechanics. Studies science of geology with emphasis on physical geological processes. Stresses the principle of uniformity of process in the context of rock and soil formation, transformation, deformation, and mass movement. Includes aspects of historical geology and geomorphology. A study of the principal modes of transportation, with emphasis on the planning, design and construction of facilities for modern transportation systems.

Intro To Transportation System. Sustainable Civil Engr Mat. This course will provide instruction on engineering materials used in the construction of civil engineering projects. Additionally, the fundamentals of sustainability and sustainable design within the context of civil engineering will be discussed. The engineering properties of aggregates, wood, metal, portland cement concrete and asphaltic concrete and design of these materials will be covered.

These materials will be used to discuss sustainability concepts and design within civil engineering. This is a course in geomorphology, the study of landforms and the contemporary processes that create and modify them. The course will emphasize earth surface processes and quantitative analysis of landform change. Lectures will stress geomorphic principles and two field-based problems will enable students to apply these principles to contemporary geomorphic problems in engineering and management with a focus on the natural environment.

Principles of remote sensing are covered including general concepts, data acquisition procedures, data analysis and role of remote sensing in terrain investigations for civil engineering practices. Construction Scheduling and Estimating. Quantity take off, cost estimate and CPM computer analysis of typical building or highway projects. A study is made of construction project organization, contract requirements and management control techniques with an introduction to computer applications.

Construction Codes and Specifications. Code and specification aspects of engineered construction. Topics include professional ethics, contracts, specifications, bidding procedures, building codes such as B. Co-op Work Experience II. Provides major-related work experience. Design, erection, and maintenance of temporary structures and procedures used to construct an engineering project. Business practices, codes, design philosophies, construction methods, hardware, inspection, safety, and cost as they pertain to engineered construction projects.

This course provides an understanding of the basic properties of construction materials, and presents current field and laboratory standards and testing requirements for these materials. Students select a material or component assembly for testing, design a testing procedure, and present their results. A working knowledge of structural analysis including determinate and indeterminate beams and frames is essential.

The development of current design procedures for structural steel elements and their use in multistory buildings, bridges, and industrial buildings. Site investigation, selection of foundation types and basis for design, allowable loads, and permissible settlements of shallow and deep foundations. Computations of earth pressure and design of retaining walls.

Prerequisite: junior engineering standing. Introduction to urban planning, its principles, techniques, and use. Topics include development of cities, planning of new towns, redevelopment of central cities, and land use and transportation planning. Professional Practice in CEE. Develop an understanding of the process to become a licensed professional engineer and familiarize the students with the professional practice of engineering including codes of ethics and professional business practices and to provide an adequate background for the Fundamentals of Engineering.

Green and Sustainable Civil Engineering. Designed to teach students currently available approaches that incorporate renewable energy and sustainable development concepts in civil engineering projects. This will include various methods of planning, design, and evaluation which promote increased energy efficiency and sustainable use of materials.

Cost estimating and life cycle planning will also be included. The course will encourage students to look beyond the information in the course, to come up with additional methodologies which may not currently be in use. Special Topics in Civil Engineering. The precise topics to be covered in the course, along with prerequisites, computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract be announced in the semester prior to the offering of the course.

Restriction: senior standing in civil engineering and approval of the department. Work on an individually selected project, guided by the department faculty advisor. The project may include planning, research library or laboratoryengineering reports, statistical or analytical investigations, and designs. Any of these may follow class-inspired direction or the student may select his or her own topic.

The project must be completed and professionally presented by assigned due dates for appropriate review and recording of accomplishment. Prerequisites: Junior standing, agreement of a department faculty advisor, and approval of the associate chairperson for undergraduate studies. This course provides the student with an opportunity to work on a research project under the individual guidance of a member of the department. A written report is required for course completion. Open to students with a GPA of 3.

Civil Engineering Design I. Simulates the submission and acceptance process normally associated with the initial design phases for a civil engineering project. Familiarizes students with the preparation of sketch plats, preliminary engineering design, and a related environmental assessment. Requirements include written submittals and oral presentations in defense of the project.

Civil Engineering Design II. Provides students with the type of design experience they would receive if engaged in civil and environmental engineering design practice. Course will focus on one or more of these design areas: structural, geotechnical, transportation and planning, and sanitary and environmental engineering.

Structural Analysis in Construction. This course will cover the aspects of the design and construction of structural steel and reinforced concrete for construction engineering technology students. Computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract will include the design of beams, slabs and columns as well review of the connection of these structural members as encountered in practice. An introduction to heavy construction practices.

Emphasis is on construction equipment, site preparation, earthmoving, compaction, dewatering, piles, drilling and blasting, and tunnelling. Case studies in heavy construction are used. An introduction to building construction practices and building materials. Emphasis is on structural systems, construction materials and detailed finishing operations required to make a serviceable structure. Case studies in building construction are used.

Construction Codes and Regulations. An introduction to the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, the BOCA National Building Code, NJ DOT Standard Specifications and the CSI specification format. A code analysis of a typical construction project is undertaken. This course will address the safety issues encountered in construction as mandated by the Occupational Safety and Health Act OSHA and other similar regulations.

Study of types and behavior of modern structures using both analytical and intuitive techniques. Examples include beam and column, one- and two-way slab systems, wood and masonry systems, and wind and seismic analysis. A study of the significant soil types and tests. Problems are investigated relating to soil mechanics, soil supported foundations for engineering structures.

Appropriate field trips are made. Take off of quantities of materials from typical building and highway projects. Pricing for labor, materials, and equipment. Crew sizes, productivity and manpower leveling. Computerized cost estimating and take off methods. Prepare a complete bid estimate for a construction project. An introduction to construction-related environmental science topics, including basic environmental chemistry, geology, ground water hydrology, basic air quality, surface water run-off, erosion and sedimentation control, indoor air quality, and vibration analysis.

Case studies cover various construction activities with respect to their effect on the environment and the manner in which they can be controlled. Restriction: Senior standing in construction enginerring technology or contruction management technology. An introduction to construction management and administration methods and procedures including the design and construction process, project organizational structure, construction planning, contract administration, records and reports, financial management, risk analysis, manual and computerized GANTT and CPM scheduling, change orders and extra work, claims and disputes, cost accounting and document tracking.

Simulates the methods and procedures used to successfully manage a construction project. Provides familiarization with constructability analysis, value engineering, productivity improvement, quality control, advanced field and office administration techniques, problem solving, and construction auto-mation. Extensive use of construction-related computer software. Written submittals and oral presentations required.

Legal aspects of the various types of construction contracts and specifications. Scope, format, and use of various types of contracts such as owner-contractor and contractor-sub-contractor. Exposure to a variety of construction-related field tests and field testing equipment. Includes concrete mix design, concrete testing, soil density and compaction, asphalt tests, load testing of wood, mortar analysis and testing, brick and CMU testing, and quality control methods and procedures for finishes.

Design of Temporary Structures. Analysis of loadings on, and design of, temporary structures required in construction. Formwork, shoring and scaffolding systems, temporary bridges, trenching, and temporary retaining walls are among the subjects covered. Construction safety associated with temporary structures is stressed. Restriction: Senior standing in construction engineering technology. Construction failure, in its many forms, are both interesting and instructive and in the context of this course students will study construction failures in their many forms.

Prerequisite: Senior standing in construction engineering technology. The student works on one or more individually selected projects guided by the department staff. The project must be construction related and may include planning, research library or labengineering report, and statistical, analytical, or field investigation. Any of these may follow class-inspired direction, or the students may branch out on their own. The project s of each student must be completed and professionally presented by assigned due date for appropriate review and recording of accomplishments.

The student works on an individually selected project guided by the department staff. The project may be design- or construction-related and may include research, engineering design, technical report, or field investigation. Requirements will include a written submittal. The student works on a selected project guided by the department staff. The project may be design or construction related and may include research, engineering design, technical report or field investigation.

Restriction: Approval of the department, and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Introduction to Chemical Engineering. An introduction to the field of chemical engineering and to the Otto H. York Department of Chemical Engineering. Topics include the curriculum, tours of department teaching laboratories and computing facilities, undergraduate research opportunities, cooperative employment, and student professional societies.

Also included are visits by alumni who discuss their careers after graduation from the department. Chemical Process Calculations I. Analysis of chemical processes is introduced, emphasizing steady and unsteady-state mass and species balances. This course uses primarily chemistry and algebra computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract determine, for a wide variety of processes and applications, the flow and concentrations of different chemical species.

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I. The Fundamentals of thermodynamics are applied to chemical engineering processes. Thermophysical properties and their engineering correlations are covered. Applications include chemical engineering and related fields such as environmental and biomedical engineering. Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I Workshop. Chemical Process Calculations II.

This course covers the basic principles of energy balances for a variety of engineering systems. Combined with material from other sophomore courses, simple designs of chemical processes are considered. The course also introduces chemical process simulation software. This course considers the principles of molecular and turbulent transport of momentum, particularly as they apply to pressure drop calculations in piping systems, packed columns, and other flow devices.

Flow around submerged objects is also considered. Students gain major related work experience and reinforcement of their academic program. Work assignments facilitated and approved by the Co-op office. Restriction: permission of undergraduate advisor. Cannot be used for degree credit. A study of the technical fundamentals of chemical process safety: includes impact of chemical plant accidents and concepts of societal and individual risk; hazards associated with chemicals and other agents used in chemical plants, including toxic, flammable and reactive hazards: concepts of inherently safer design; control and mitigation of hazards to prevent accidents, including plant procedures and designs; major regulations that impact safety of chemical plants; consequences of chemical plant incidents due to acute and chronic chemical release and exposures; hazard identification procedures; introduction to risk assessment.

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics II. The principles and methods developed in Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I are extended to multicomponent systems, and used to treat phase and chemical equilibrium as well as such applications as chemical reactors and refrigeration systems. Kinetics and Reactor Design. Derive and solve species and energy balances for single chemical reactors; introduces heterogeneous catalysis, non-ideal reactors as ideal reactor combinations, and special topics such as polymeric or biochemical reactions.

This is the first course in separations, examines traditional methods and technologies by which chemical engineers separate and purify mixtures. Emphasis here is on strippers, absorbers, distillations, and extractions. Techniques for Process Simulation. Course Description: Introduction to basic concepts of computational methods for solving chemical engineering problems and performing process simulations.

Students will be exposed to various computational software and commercial process simulators for simulating chemical processes. Heat and Mass Transfer. The principles of heat and mass transfer in chemical engineering systems are covered. Steady and unsteady heat transfer is examined, with emphasis on the heat exchanger design. Mass transfer by steady and unsteady molecular diffusion, and turbulent convective mass transfer is studied. Structure, Properties and Processing of Materials.

Computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract course introduces the principles of materials engineering from the perspective of structure-property-processing relationships. Instead of covering different types of materials separately, this course will use the principles common to engineering of all important materials as an underlying theme.

All these topics will be introduced through the paradigm of comparing metals, ceramics and polymers. An integral part of this course will be the criteria for selection of materials for the chemical process industry. Basic principles of molecular biotechnology with selected examples of applications. Applied Optics in Chemical Engineering. Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing in chemical engineering. Combined laboratory and lecture course emphasizing photonics and laser applications in chemical engineering.

Introduction to basic concepts of transport phenomena as applied to biological systems. Topics include the structure and composition of the human body, the properties of the blood and its flow in the cardiovascular system, and the body as a heat source and as a series of compartments involved in the mass transfer of materials such as those in the kidneys and lungs.

Students learn to analyze solute transport in biological systems and apply it to the design of biomedical devices. Introduction to Polymer Engineering. Introduction to the basic concepts of polymer engineering. Topics covered include rheology, heat transfer, and kinetics of polymerization reactors. This second course in separations examines non-traditional methods and technologies such as fixed-bed processes, membranes, crystallization, and mechanical separations.

Process and Plant Design. A capstone course in the chemical engineering program. This class is divided into three- or four-person groups. Each group must complete an open-ended process design problem, including equipment specification and economics. Mathematical Methods in Chemical Engineering. An introduction to the use of differential equations to solve chemical engineering problems.

Introduction to Biochemical Engineering. The application of chemical engineering to biochemical processes. Topics include enzyme reactions, dynamics of microbial populations, fermentation equipment, bioreactor design, and sterilization. Process Dynamics and Control. This course is an introduction to chemical process dynamics and control.

Topics include analysis of the dynamics of open-loop systems, the design of control systems, and the dynamics of closed-loop systems. Control techniques and methodologies, used by practicing chemical engineers, are emphasized. Special Topics in Chemical Engineering. Topics of current interest in chemical engineering, such as supercritical fluid extraction, combustion research, environmental problems, biotechnology, technologies in hazardous and toxic substance management, etc.

AS interests develop, other topics will be considered. Restriction: senior standing in chemical engineering, agreement of a department faculty advisor, and approval of the associate chairperson for undergraduate studies. Normally a GPA greater than 3. Provides the student with an opportunity to work on a research project under the individual guidance of a member of the department. Research and Independent Study II Honors. Chemical Engineering Lab I.

Course Description: In this first course in chemical engineering capstone laboratory, experiments are conducted in the areas of fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Bench and pilot-scale equipment is used. Oral and written reports are prepared by the students. Chemical Engineering Laboratory II. In this second course in chemical engineering capstone laboratory, experiments are conducted in the areas of mass transfer, separations, reaction engineering, and process dynamics and control.

This course is an overview of the concrete industry including historical aspects, the chemistry, properties and uses of concrete, production and delivery, and management of production facilities. Students will also be introduced to concrete construction and contracting, environmental concerns, professionalism, and career opportunities in the concrete industry. Concrete Properties and Testing. The effects of concrete-making materials aggregates, cements, admixtures, etc. Concrete mixture proportioning calculations, statistical analysis of strength tests, and the economics of various concrete mixes will also be discussed.

This course is the first of two courses designed to provide a detailed study of the many applications of concrete in the construction of buildings, pavements, and other facilities as they relate directly to the concrete industry. Emphasis will be placed on the advantages, disadvantages and unique problems facing the concrete industry and suppliers of materials used in the manufacture of concrete products.

Concrete Products and Delivery. This course will provide the student with a basic understanding of managing the order and delivery process common to all concrete products. An emphasis will be given to planning, organizing and controlling at both the management level as well as the supervisory level. Advanced Concrete Testing and Quality Assurance. This course will focus on advanced concrete testing techniques and quality assurance procedures currently used in the industry for traditional and specialty applications.

Senior Project in CIM. Prerequisite: Senior standing in Concrete Industry Management. The project must be concrete industry related and may include planning, research library or labengineering report and statistical, analytical, or field investigation. Special Project in CIM. Prerequisites: Approval of the department, and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Coop Work Experience II.

Structural Systems for Construction Management. Study of the types and behavior of building structural systems using qualitative analysis techniques. Systems to be covered will include those involving structural steel, reinforced concrete, wood and timber, and plain and reinforced masonry. The effect of wind and seismic events on these systems is reviewed.

Environmental Science for Construction Management. An introduction to construction-related environmental topics, including environmental chemistry, geology, ground water hydrology, outdoor air quality, surface water run-off, erosion and sedimentation control, indoor air quality, asbestos abatement, radon remediation, and noise and vibration. Temporary Structures for Construction Management.

Study of the types of the various temporary systems and structures used in field construction activities, including concrete forming and falsework, sheeting and shoring for excavations, scaffolding, barricades, ladders, and temporary bridges and ramps. Construction safety with respect to the systems is covered. Mechanical and Electrical Systems for Construction. Study of the different types of water supply, plumbing, fire protection, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and electrical systems commonly employed in residential and commercial buildings.

Case studies include an overview of the design of these systems and their installation in the field. Computer Design Fundamentals for Computer Technology. Restriction: enrolled in the computer technology option. Boolean algebra, gates, combinational and sequential logic. Computer Architecture for Computer Technology. Processor organization: registers, ALU, and control. Number representations and ALU designs. Fundamentals of assembly language, lab exercises in assembly language are used throughout to illustrate concepts.

Medical Informatics MI professionals use information technology to benefit the health and human services industry. In addition, MI professionals will also develop skills to design and develop suport technology for seniors to maintain independent life styles. This includes remote monitoring systems linked to medical professionals, software for support services, and home automation technology. Software Web Applications for Engineering Technology I. Common software applications using software objects.

The use of software objects in the management of programming projects. Networks Applications for Computer Technology I. Covers common gateway interface CGIservers, network protocols, network administration, server and network per-formance. NET for Engineering Technology. Prerequisites: Previous programming experience. Creation of windows with text, controls, menus and graphics, events detection, files and objects management, object oriented techniques. Web App Development for Mobile. Prerequisites: A basic programming course, in addition is recommended an introductory web programming course.

Mobile platforms are becoming ubiquitous and software development for these devices is becoming an essential skill for technical professionals. Course topics will include PhoneGap and open course development software, App layout, CSS styling and navigation transition animationsJavaScript and native functions, geolocation listeners and Asynchronous JavaScript and XML AJAX skills.

A class project will incorporate skills introduced in this course. Medical informatics majors will design and build an Electronic Medical records Apps. Other projects will be tailored to the interest of other majors. Restriction: Approval of the department and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships.

Restriction: senior standing in computer technology. Project management and development, scheduling, proposal writing, documentation of software projects, technical presentations. The senior project may be replaced by a cooperative education experience course, subject to advisor's approval. Medical Informatics Technology II. Advanced topics, builds on the core competencies introduced in Medical Informatics I. Cutting edge technologies that will impact on future healthcare delivery.

Software Web Applications for Engineering Technology II. Common applications using software objects. Projects are used to illustrate concepts. Networks Applications for Computer Technology II. Visual Basic Applications for Engineering Technology. PC-based control techniques, embedded systems. Man-machine interface and ergonomics considerations. Computer Graphics for Computer Technology.

Prerequisite: Calculus II, knowledge of the programming language used in the course, check with the instructor. Drawing shapes, curves and text. Colors and areas, point of light, shading. Masking, 2-D drawings and transformations, 3-D drawings and transformations. Introduction of a popular graphics package. Lab exercises are used throughout to illustrate concepts. Special Projects in Computer Technology. Restriction: Senior standing in computer technology.

The student works on selected projects guided by the department staff. Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering. Familiarize students with various disciplines, career opportunities and curricula in electrical and computer enginneering. Invited speakers include faculty and industrial representatives. Circuits and Systems I. The basic concepts of electric circuit theory and system analysis.

Topics include basic circuit elements, loop and node analysis, network theorems, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, power, resonance, mutual inductance, and ideal transformers. Circuits and Systems II. A continuation of circuits and systems with special emphasis on transient response. Topics include Laplace transform analysis, transfer functions, convolution, Bode diagrams, and Fourier series. The design of combinational and sequential logic circuits used in digital processing systems and computers.

Basic register transfer operations are covered. Topics include Boolean algebra, minimization techniques and the design of logic circuits such as adders, comparators, decoders, multiplexers, counters, arithmetic logic units, and memory systems. An introduction to microprocessor system organization and assembly language programming. The course covers the architecture, instruction set and assembly language of a specific microprocessor.

The problems associated with the design of a single board computer are also covered. Students receiving degree credit for CIS cannot receive degree credit for ECE Co-listed as COE The electronic devices, junction diodes, bipolar transistors and field-effect transistors, are introduced and studied based on semiconductor physics models. The study then continues with analysis and design of main digital electronic circuits NMOS and CMOS inverters and logic gates, MOS memory and storage circuits and with introduction to analog electronic circuits such as simple one transistor amplifiers.

Electrical Engineering Laboratory I. Assembling, testing and analysis of basic analog circuits. Emphasis electronic measurement techniques, instrumentation and data analysis. Simulations of dc, ac, and transient circuit response on the personal computer. Random Signals and Noise. Random processes occurring in electrical engineering.

An introduction to probability and random variables is followed by stochastic processes and noise. Topics include auto- and cross-correlation functions, power spectral density, response of linear systems to random signals, and noise figure calculations. A continuation of circuits and systems. Topics include signal models, system representations and properties, convolution, Fourier transform, sampling, z-transform, and an introduction to IIR and FIR filter design.

Magnetic materials and their applications including the design of singly- and multiply-excited magnetic circuits and transformers, and the steady-state performance of dc and ac electromechanical energy converters. Computer Organization and Architecture. Emphasizes the hardware design of computer systems. Covers theory and practice related to test technology.

Topics include fault modeling, test generation, fault simulation, design for testability, fault diagnosis, built-in self-test, scan design, and many others. Surveys several industrial design for testability structures. Overview of vectors analysis. Maxwell's equations solutions, reflection and refraction of plane waves in dielectric and conducting media, transmission lines; transients and frequency domain solutions in lossy and lossless lines, Smith chart and its applications, parallel plate and rectangular waveguides.

This course is not for EE majors. Signal transmission both within and between digital systems. Topics include the telegrapher's equations, wave propagation, lattice diagrams, transients in digital systems, crosstalk, proper termination for high-speed logic, and the transmission characteristics of various interconnecting geometries. Principles of MOSFET and BJT small signal amplifiers: Q point design, input and output impedance, gain, and signal range limitations for different single stage configurations.

Design of analog integrated circuits including differential amplifiers, current sources, active loads. Transistor high frequency models, Miller effect, and frequency response of multistage amplifiers. Feedback in multistage amplifiers. Design and analysis of nonlinear circuits based on comparators. Design and analysis of signal generators.

This course addresses electronic devices on a fundamental level. Electrical Engineering Laboratory II. Design, computer simulation, testing and performance analysis of analog and digital electronic circuits. Experiments emphasize digital design from basic electronic circuits to complex logic. In this laboratory the students are expected to learn to apply their theoretical knowledge of both the hardware and software aspects of microprocessors. To attain this objective the students are required to construct a microprocessor based single board computer SBCwith adequate interfacing capabilities to be able to perform some useful control tasks.

Programming of the device is done in assembly language. Some of the experiments that follow the construction project deal with software while others deal with the problems of interfacing of microprocessors. No credit for ECE students. For non-electrical engineering majors. Topics include basic dc and ac circuits, basic electronics, an introduction to electromechanical energy conversion and control theory.

May count as EE or approved elective. Electrical and Computer Engineering Project I. Discussion of issues related to the engineering profession, including such topics as: intellectual property, sources of technical information, engineering codes and standards, professional organizations, professional registration. Required of all ECE students. Electrical and Computer Engineering Project II. Progress of the project is monitored by the instructor with demonstrations and presentations at given due dates of the regularly scheduled course.

An oral presentation and demonstration of the project by the student team must be given and a written report submitted at the end of the course. Successful projects are approved for the presentation at the Senior Design Project Workshop in the presence of students, faculty and industry representatives. Students work on various individually selected projects guided by the individual faculty or faculty and industrial mentors.

There are no scheduled course meetings but the project progress is continuously monitored with meetings scheduled as needed. A formal written report is presented to the faculty advisor at the end of the course. An oral presentation of a successful project is made at the Senior Design Project Workshop in the present of students, faculty and industry representatives. Covers communications basics and some topics in digital communications most germane to data communication.

Topics include signal classification, correlation, spectral analysis, energy and power spectral density, white noise, signal transmission through linear systems, sampling and quantization, and principles of digital data transmission. Introduction to the fundamental concepts of computer communication networks. Data Communications Networking Devices. Provides a working knowledge of data communication networking devices, including modems, routers, multiplexers, switches, and concentrators and are used as building blocks computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract the implementation, modification, or optimization of data communications networks.

Emphasizes device design, functionality and physical layer protocols. Focuses on digital optical networks, architecture, modulation techniques, and detection noise. Related topics are wireless communication, infrared link, and CATV. Computer simulations of network systems are done with commercial software packages. Introduction to wireless system design and engineering. Develops an understanding and appreciation of the wireless engineering problems such as cellular layout design, resource allocation, mobility management, capacity and performance and signaling load calculations.

Introduces physical layer building blockssuch as modulation, synchronization, coding, diversity, equalization, and spreading. Exercises with network measurements and virtualization tools, and configurations of some commercial routers are included. Introduction to Feedback Control Systems. Concept of feedback control. Typical feedback control systems.

System dynamics by Laplace transform and state space methods. Stability definition and assessment: Routh-Hurwitx criteria. Graphical stability methods: Root locus, Nyquist and Bode plots. Performance evaluation and simulation. A good background in Laplace transform and linear matrix algebra highly desirable. A continuation of the study of automatic control systems with emphasis on computer-aided design and problem solving.

Topics covered include state feedback control, observers, industrial regulators, linear quadratic regulators, and the analysis of various common system nonlinearities. Implementation techniques on both analog and digital platforms will be addressed. Medical Imaging Instrumentation and Data Acquisition Systems. Three-Dimensional medical imaging modalities including X-ray Computer Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Single Photon Emission Computer Tomography, Positron Emission Tomography, and Ultrasound utilizes advanced highly integrated electronic sensors, fast processor-based computers, and advanced signal proessing and reconstruction methods.

A combination of theoretical and simulation tools will be applied to analyze the qualitative and quantitative properties of selected biological systems. Feedback and control mechanisms in selected biological systems will be introduced. Real time signal acquisition and processing are also adressed. Laboratory work in the design and synthesis of control systems, closely coordinated with the control systems elective.

Electronic devices and circuits used to energize various apparatus and systems. Topics include circuits, freewheeling diodes, thyristors, firing and commutation of silicon-controlled rectifiers, converters, dc choppers, and power supplies. Introduction to power plants and power networks. Topics include transmission line parameters, system modeling, economic operations of power systems, load flow studies, short circuit analysis, and power system stability.

This course presents the various sources of renewable energy including wind, solar, and biomass as potential sources of energy and investigates the contribution they can make to the energy profile of the nation. The technology used to harness these resources will be presented. Discussions of economic,environment, politics and social policy are integral components of the course.

Laboratory work in the design and synthesis of power systems, closely coordinated with the power systems elective. Focues on dvanced concepts in computer systems design, and the interaction between hardware and software components at various levels i. Introduces common performance measures used by hardware and software designers to facilitate comparative analysis.

Main topics are: advanced pipelining, good instruction sets, CISC and RISC microprocessors, introduction to parallel computing, and a brief historical survey of computer designs. Advanced Computer Architecture II. Overview of recent advances and topics of current active research in the field of Computer Architecture. Includes: new computing paradigms such as brain inspired non-von Neumann architectures, stochastic computing, hybrid memory systems and other architectures leveraging emerging memory technologies.

Systolic array systems; new interconnect architectures including NoCs; GPU-accelerated computing etc. Introduction to Discrete Event Systems. Introduces logical models, timed models, and stochastic timed models of discrete event systems. Applies petri net methodology to the modeling of computer systems, flexible manufacturing systems, communication networks, and robotics. An introduction to the fundamental techniques for digital image processing.

Covers human visual sstems, image sensing and acquisition, image sampling and quantization, 1-D and 2-D systems, image enhancement, image restoration, image degradation, features extraction, and image segmentation. Advanced Computer Systems Design Lab. Design laboratory component of the advanced computer systems technical track offered to COE majors in the senior year. Experiments emphasize advanced CPU design concepts, such as RISC approaches and exception handling, multiprocessor and systolic array computers, and FPGAs.

Develop software programs to test the capabilities of these hardware designs. Microwave and Integrated Optics. The analysis and design of microwave transistor amplifiers and oscillators using scattering parameter techniques. Topics include transmission line theory, scattering parameters, matching networks, signal flow graphs, amplifier design considerations power gain stability, noise and band widthand negative resistance oscillator design.

The course addresses electronic and optoelectronics device concepts. Topics include optical materials, semiconductor materials,light propagination in waveguide, solar cell, LED and modulation of light. Experiments in microwave and fiber optic links. Topics in electronics including linear and non-linear operational-amplifier circuits, the frequency compensation of operational-amplifiers, higher-order active filters including switched-capacitor designs, waveform generators, multi-vibrators, timers, waveshapers, converters, and other selected topics.

Topics include MOSFETs, their characteristics and use in analog and digital circuit design, static and dynamic circuits; memory cells; differential stages; symbolic layout of NMOS and CMOS circuits; fundamentals of silicon processing technology and associated design rules and methodology; calculation of chip performance including power, speed and area; logic arrays. Description of AM and FM modulations, sampling and digitalization of signals, baseband and carrier-modulated digital transmission, signal detection in noise, inter-symbol interference and equalization, channel capacity, data compression techniques, error detection and correction methods.

A continuation of the study of communications systems with selected topics from different areas of communications theory such as sampled-data computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract, information theory and noise. The laboratory experiments include time and frequency domain analysis of AM and FM signals, generation and detection of digitally modulated waveforms ASK, FSK,BPSKline coding and synchronization. Through the experiments, students learn how to assess and combat the impairments due to noise, and become familiar with instruments such as spectrum analyzers, audio analyzers and noise generators.

Electrical Engineering Laboratory III. A senior laboratory with experiments in two distinct areas: A power and energy conversion, and B semiconductor devices. Part A involves experiments with full size ac and dc electric motors, generators, and transformers. In part B characteristics of diodes, transistors and solar cells are measured using computer controlled instrumentation.

Computer Engineering Design Lab. Emphasizes hardware design and debugging. Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering. This first course in Electrical Circuits introduces the student to both DC and AC Circuit Theory. It includes Ohm's and Kirchoff's Laws for analysis of series and parallel circuits. Series-parallel, ladder and bridge networks are analyzed. Resonance and frequency response are included along with an introduction to AC circuits.

Circuit simulations and laboratory experiments are designed to support the theory and obtain measurement skills. It includes Ohm's and Kirchhoff's Laws for analysis of series and parallel AC circuits. Series-parallel, ladder and bridge networks are analyzed using AC signals. Resonance and frequency response are included. The basic theory and operation of diodes and transistors, including dc biasing are studied.

Circuit simulation and laboratory experiments are designed to support the theory and obtain measurement skills. Fundamentals of Analog Electronics. This course introduces students to the active components used in electronics circuits. It covers the physics, the characteristics, and some applications of semiconductor diodes and transistors.

The applications will include amplifiers, rectifiers, op amps, oscillators, and timers. Circuit simulation and laboratory experiments are designed to support the theory and provide measurement skills. This is an introductory course in computer architecture and microprocessor applications for students who already have basic knowledge of digital circuit principles. Computer hardware architecture is analyzed, and assembly-language programs are written and run.

Computer architecture concepts are applied through the use of assembly software programs for a popular microprocessor family. Theoretical ideas are reinforced by building and testing realistic experimental systems in the laboratory. A study of amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and pulse modulation systems of transmission and reception, including applications of these systems in radio, television and telemetry. Introduces the latest digital communications theory and applications.

Computer simulation and laboratory experiments are designed to support the theory and obtain measurement skills. Introduction to Digital Electronics. The first course in digital electronics develops the fundamentals of the binary system, circuit implementation from Boolean functions and map minimization. Course includes study of combinational logic, sequential logic circuits, flip-flops, counters, and shift register. Circuit Analysis: Transform Methods.

The principles, theorems and techniques of circuit analysis are reviewed. The technique of waveform and circuit transforms is introduced. Laplace transforms are studied and applied in the solution of circuit problems with a variety of input functions. Fourier analysis also is introduced. Extensive use of computer simulation software. Lecture and laboratory sessions are designed to develop techniques for the measurement of various circuit parameters as well as the theoretical prediction of these parameters.

Provides a working knowledge of the characteristics and applications of integrated circuits. Topics include how linear ICs work, the most common circuit configurations in which ICs are used, and how to design the most commonly needed circuits with ICs, using manufacturers specification sheets. Prerequisites: Courses in digital logic and introduction to microprocessors AAS level.

Develops a working knowledge of the characteristics and applications of microprocessors. Emphasis is put on the architecture and instruction set of an advanced microprocessor. Representative data handling problems are studied and tested in the laboratory. Develops a working knowledge of the characteristics and applications of devices used in embedded systems such as microcontrollers. Emphasis is put on the architecture, instruction sets, and assemblers.

Representative data handling problems and interfacing are studied and tested in the laboratory using state-of-the art hardware. A study of amplitude modulation, frequency modulation, and pulse modulation systems of transmission and recep-tion, including applications of these systems in radio, television, and telemetry. Perform appropriate laboratory exercises and projects.

Electrical Systems and Power. Prerequisites: Physics I and Calculus AAS level. Restriction: For non-ECET majors only. The fundamentals of ac and dc circuit theory are studied. Transistor and diode theory and their applications in amplifiers and filters are investigated. Electrical machines are also included in this course. Computer simulation as well as appropriate laboratories are required. Analog and Digital Electronics. For MET majors only. Computer simulation as well as laboratories are required.

Numerical Computing for Engineering Technology. An introduction to the use of a computer to analyze and solve problems common in engineering. Using computers and the application language students will confront a variety of tasks that will promote an object oriented programming structure. The goal of this course is to understand and program routines commonly used in the design of computer algorithms for computer-based problems.

Practical applications as well as mathematical programming are stressed. This course introduces students to the theory and application of computerized control systems and technologies used in industry today. The course focuses on the hands-on development and integration of programmable logic controllers PLCsmotor controllers drivesand supervisory software. Digital Logic and Circuit Design.

Develops the mathematics and minimization techniques together with the circuit implementation for the design of combinational and sequential digital solid-state logic circuits. Studies decoders, mulitplexers, counters, registers, and PLDs. Computer and communications circuits are used as examples. Projects employ computer simulation of digital circuits.

Restriction: Completion of Freshman year and Approval of the department and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. ECET Senior Project I. Project management, concurrent engineering, proposal development, library research, and computer usage are stressed. ECET Senior Project II. Complete library research, design specifications, computer analysis, simulation, and time and cost estimates.

Purchase and build a working prototype of the design. Complete formal testing procedures to verify that the prototype meets design specifications. Submit formal written documentation and present the project during an oral presentation to a design review board and other students in the class. Control Systems and Transducers. Class and laboratory study of analog and digital automatic control. Using Laplace transforms, principles of analysis and design of control systems are introduced.

Transducer characteristics and their application in instrumentation and control are investigated. Several experiments are implemented using Programmable Logic Controllers PLCs. Covers the operations, bread boarding, and interfacing of devices peripheral to microcom-puters. Emphasizes embedded applications of microprocessers to systems requiring both hardware and software development.

This course is the second of two embedded systems courses. The primary objective is to prepare students in the ECET curriculum to design embedded systems as part of senior project and also in industry. The design of embedded systems is investigated at the hardware and software level with an emphasis on processor and system architecture. The C language is used for programming. Power Generation and Distribution. Electrical generation, transmission, and distribution systems with an emphasis on 3 phase analysis, design, short circuit currents due to symmetrical faults, and reliability considerations of the electric power system.

The laboratory portion includes hands on activities and experiments that align electric power theory with application. The focus of this course is on network data communication systems and related protocols. Main topics include transmission media including coax, twisted pair, fiber optics, wired, and wireless media. Additional topics such as wired and wireless LAN, backbone networks, wide area networks, The Internet, networking security, and networking design are covered.

Introduces students to the technology of networking with a particular focus on local area networks and the protocols associated with network communication. Topics include: an overview of network communication systems, networking concepts, network protocols, network standards, wide area networks, local area networks, enterprise networks, network topology, media access control, transport control protocol, internet protocol, and routing. Students learn to analze traffic flow on network links and how to write network based software applications.

A study of wireless and terrestrial transmission systems with an emphasis on fiber optics and the latest wireless techniques. The lectures examine the technologies as well as the advantages and disadvantages of the various transmission techniques. The laboratories are a mixture of fiber optic, microwave, and wireless experiments providing hands-on experience in these important areas. Consists of hours of experience in the clinical engineering department of a hospital.

The student is under the supervision, and is evaluated by, the director of clinical engineering at the hospital. A final report is submitted to and graded by the NJIT faculty advisor. Technology Applications of Object-Oriented Programming. Brings together prior software knowledge and applies it to develop modern software applications.

Comprised of theory and hands-on applications in the lab. Examine several case studies during the last few weeks. Design, construct, and test a. Special Projects in ECET. Special projects course for ECET students with subject matter to be arranged by computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract and approved by program coordinator.

Introduction to Environmental Engineering. To introduce students to the integrated science, engineering, design and management concepts of engineered environmental systems. The course will cover environmental regulations and standards, environmental parameters, mass balance and natural systems, water quality management, water and wastewater treatment, air pollution control, noise pollution, and solid and hazardous waste management.

Background material and laboratories in the environmental sciences and management areas will be covered. Group term papers and presentations will be required. Water and Waste Water Engineering. Training in the methods used for water pollution control. Topics include the chemical, physical, and biological processes that occur in waste treatment design and in receiving waters; modeling schemes to determine allowable loadings in various bodies of water; and waste treatment processes used for water pollution control.

Solid and Hazardous Waste Engineering. Exposure to the area of air pollution control, solid waste disposal, and radioactive waste disposal. Topics include the chemistry of contaminated atmospheres; the influence on meteorological conditions of dispersion of pollutants; abatement processes used in the control of emissions; classification and nature of solid waste, and solid waste disposal techniques; sources and methods for the disposal of radioactive contaminants; and related health effects.

This course presents pollution prevention concepts and principles, terminologies, life cycle impact approaches, and management strategies. It will also serve as a community based service learning course. The course introduces available improvement techniques for industrial pollution prevention and control and examines specific applications to industries biological, chemical, physical, and thermal techniques.

Special Topics in Environmental Engineering. Research Experience in ENE. Restriction: senior standing in engineering science. Provides the student with an opportunity to work on a research project under the individual guidance of a program faculty member. Honors Research and Independent Study I. Restriction: senior standing in engineering science and enrolled in the Honors College. Introduction to Engineering Technology.

This course introduces the student to engineering technology. Also included is an introduction to the various engineering technology options: Construction, Electrical and Computer, and Mechanical Engineering Technologies as well as Concrete Computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract Management. Fundamentals of Engineering Design. Teams of students work on open-ended engineering projects. Sections are offered to represent an introduction to real-world engineering design problems in a specific engineering discipline.

Topics covered include introduction to basic engineering design elements, processes, measurements, product and project design and development, with hands-on experiments in a specific major area. Students also learn to use engineering tools for computer-aided design and simulation. Technical writing and oral presentation along with project management skills are emphasized.

Students are required to take an FED section corresponding to their declared major. Undecided students will be placed in FED sections which best correspond to their interests according to space availability. Introduction to Industrial Engineering. An Introduction to the field of Industrial Engineering, the functions performed by industrial engineers, career paths and opportunities in the field, introduction to the student and senior professional societies, and initiation of a mentoring program.

Applications of Computer Graphics in Industrial Engineering. Lean and sustainable green enterprise, product, process, service and shop floor level visual factory management systems. Provides analytical and practical knowledge of computer graphics in IE, including graphical standards necessary to meet the requirements of today? Introduction of modern web-based software tools and systems.

Introduction to the theory and practice of manufacturing processes. Study covers the fabrication of metallic, plastic, and electrical products, operation of NC and other automatic equipment, and economics of the design and production process. Restriction: junior standing, approval of co-op faculty advisor, and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Students gain major-related work experience and reinforcement of their aca-demic program.

Work assignments facilitated by the co-op office and approved by the co-op faculty advisor. A presentation of statistical analysis techniques and their applications. Topics include the statistical measures describing data, frequency distributions, probability distributions, sampling parameter estimation, hypothesis testings, regression analyses, and analyses of variance. Special emphasis on their application to industrial fields. Engineering Economy and Capital Investment.

Introduction to the principles of engineering economics for utilization and evaluation of capital investments, including time value of money, depreciation, cost of capital, life cycle cost, net present value, and payback. Consideration of decisions involving multiple choice replacement, uncertainty, and risk. Engineering Cost Analysis and Control. The tools and techniques applicable for cost analysis and control including standard costs, variance analysis, cost volume relationships, cost estimation, and utilization of accounting data for control of operations.

Work Measurement and Standards. Emphasizes the measurement and evaluation of existing work methods and how improvement can be achieved. Topics include visual and micro-motion study techniques, motion economy, time study, and work sampling. The development and use of standard data and computerized techniques. Also, hands-on experience through a series of laboratory experiments. Human-machine systems analysis including study of workplace layout, measurement of employee efficiency and productivity, criteria for tool and fixture design or selection, industrial fatigue, environmental influences on performance including the effects of illumination, noise, vibration, thermal, and other atmospheric factors.

Basic ideas of industrial hygiene; the impact of OSHA; and special techniques for experimenting with human subjects, via demonstrations and supervised experiments. Restriction: approval of co-op faculty advisor and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Full-time work experience of approximately one semester's duration.

Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of requirements that include a report and an oral presentation to IE faculty. Cost Analysis and Engineering Economics. Restriction: junior or senior standing. Not open to industrial engineering majors. Focuses on the economic factors of concern to manufacturing engineers. Major topics include justification of proposed capital expenditures, equipment retirement and replacement decisions, cost determination, profitability studies, and manufacturing budget construction and utilization for cost control.

Deterministic Models in Operations Research. The deterministic techniques of operations research. Topics include the applications of linear, nonlinear, integer, and dynamic programming methods and network flows analysis to solve industrial and systems engineering problems. Stochastic Models in Operations Research. Probabilistic techniques of operations research.

Topics include the applications of Markov chains, queueing and inventory control models to analyze and evaluate systems performance. Information and Knowledge Engineering. Introduction to recent advances in the application of computers in industrial engineering and database structures, both sequential and random. Description of methods for organizing data, database modeling, information storage and retrieval. Also, applications of expert systems concepts and techniques. Introduction to senior design project.

Selection of specific system design for the project, establishment of initial contacts, preliminary collection and analysis of system data. Concepts of system design analysis emphasizing simulation modeling and analysis, model verification, and model validation. Senior design project, in which the concepts of industrial engineering systems, principles, and procedures are integrated and applied in industrial projects or case studies.

Introduction to the application of simulation modeling for the analysis of complex industrial and manufacturing service systems. Examples are chosen from real-life situations such as warehousing, material handling, robotics, transportation, and hospital emergency rooms. Legal Aspects of Engineering. Familiarization with the U. Includes contracts, property, product liability and other torts, governmental regulatory bodies such as OSHA, EPA, and NRC, professional liability, and role of codes and standards.

Robotics in manufacturing systems. The field of robotics is studied with emphasis given to the role of programmable robots in manufacturing. Hands-on experience with hardware and software necessary for various industrial robot systems through laboratory experience. Developing and using standards in the design, manufacturing, and use of products. Topics include economics of parts standardization, drawing and assembly techniques, and use of national and international standards.

Review of the role of standards-setting bodies and methods for the development of product testing standards used in industry and commerce. Reviews contemporary measuring systems and provides a basic under-standing of the various methods, their accuracy, reliability, and relative costs to perform. Includes measuring methods needed for compliance evaluation in accordance with occupational and safety legislation, industrial processes, and product design.

Examines the components of computer integrated manufacturing CIM including the design of information frameworks and network protocols required to orchestrate full manufacturing automation. Study of CAD, CAPP, robotics, NC, CNC, computer interfacing, and database systems in the context of a CIM environment. Exposure to state-of-the-art CIM software and hardware. Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers. Introduction to the design and implementation of programmable logic controllers for use in industry in the areas of automotive assembly, pharmaceutical manufacturers, the chemical industry, and others.

Introduction to Industrial Hygiene. Analysis of the effects of various environmental stressors on people at work, including their interference with performance and the development of acute and chronic health problems. Study of how numerous airborne contaminants, noise, thermal extremes, ionizing and nonionizing radiation, etc. Topics include measurement and evaluation techniques, TLVs, control methodologies, legal requirements for employers. Production Planning and Control.

A study of the components and functioning of integrated production, planning, and control systems. Forecasting, aggregate planning, scheduling, and recent models of production and inventory control for optimizing continuous and intermittent manufacturing operations. Introduction to using a computer to apply scheduling models. Measuring Techiniques and Quality Control. Prerequisite: understanding of basic probability. Not open to industrial engineering majors; intended for other engineers, inspection supervisors, and management.

Various types of control charts and acceptance sampling systems and procedures. These techniques are used widely in industry to improve product quality and reduce costs. Methods used to achieve higher product quality, to prevent defects, to locate chronic sources of trouble, to measure process capability, and to use inspection data to regulate manufacturing processes are emphasized. Preparation of statistical control charts and selection of suitable sampling plans.

Restriction: Junior or Senior standing or permission of instructor. This course will teach students the process of developing new products. It takes students from the art of creativity through product design and concludes with the formulation of a business plan for marking and production. If the new product satisfies the requirements of novelty, usefulness and nonobviousness, a patent application may be filed.

Material Handling and Facilities Layout. Analysis of organized human activities typified by industrial and office operations. Recent methods are applied to optimize location and layout of facilities. Introduction to modern material handling systems, expert systems in plant layout, logistics of motion of people and materials, flow analysis, plant layout, and material handling techniques. Reliability in Engineering Systems. Emphasizes the determination of systems reliability from a knowledge of characteristics and reliability of individual system components.

Topics include reliability concepts, failure rates, systems analysis, optimization, maintenance, etc. Covers techniques for the formulation and evaluation of reliability models. The techniques available to the engineer to minimize the hazards of design and manufacturing that result in product liability cases. The effect of legal precedents on design, manufacturing, advertising, marketing, and using a product within developing technical disciplines such as: reliability prediction and analysis methods, assuring the quality of manufactured products, loss control systems, safety engineering precepts, human factors principles and design review.

Review of government regulations for safety and protection. The principles and practices of safety engineering in product and facilities design. Safe practices and hazard control, safety standards and codes, inspection procedures, the role of insurance, governmental regulations, and safety statistics. Participation in current safety engineering research studies. The Occupational Safety and Health Act and related legislation. Special Studies in Industrial Engineering for Non-Majors.

Restriction: permission of the IE faculty advisor. Individual investigations under faculty guidance through consultation, readings, and visits with recognized authorities and institutions, dealing with specialized industrial engineering problems. Explore in depth an area of interest and give a report in a seminar setting, and submit a written project report. Investigations in Industrial Engineering I.

Restriction: junior or senior standing, per-mission of the IE faculty advisor. Individual investigation under faculty guidance through consultation, readings, and visits with recognized authorities and institutions, dealing with specialized industrial engineering design problems. Investigations in Industrial Engineering II. An introduction for engineering majors to the fundamentals of engineering economics and the management process for engineering and development.

Major topics include capital investment justification methods, project organization, scheduling and control techniques, legal, quality, and staffing issues. Engineering Materials and Processes. Students also must register for the lab component. Combined lecture and laboratory relating to the study of engineering materials. Processes of formation from liquid and particle state, plastic forming, molding deformation, and metal removal.

Effects of heat treatment on material properties. Laboratory exercises involve basic machine tools and computer-controlled equipment. Design, selection, and evaluation of mechanisms for various applications. Topics include displacement, velocity, and acceleration analysis of planar linkages, synthesis of function generators and motion generators, design of cams, gear-tooth geometry and analysis of gear trains.

Introduction to the basic principles of conservation of mass, momentum, and energy as they apply to engineering systems which utilize fluids. Some of the topics are dimensional analysis, theoretical and empirical analysis of one-dimensional compressible and incompressible flow, empirical analysis of external and internal flows, and elementary boundary layer theory. Introduction to System Dynamics.

Principles of dynamic system modeling and response with emphasis on mechanical, electrical, and fluid systems. Application of computer simulation techniques. Computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract completion of freshman year, approval of department, and permission of the Office of Cooperative Education and Internships. Topics are the first and second laws of thermodynamics, physical properties computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract pure substances, entropy, ideal and real gases, and gaseous mixtures.

Thermodynamic principles are applied to the analysis of power generation, refrigeration, and air-conditioning systems. Introduction to solar energy thermal processes, nuclear power plants, and direct energy conversion. Problems related to mechanical design. Topics include two-dimensional elasticity, transformation of stress and strain, plane stress problems, axisymmetric members, buckling criteria, and failure theories. Aspects of the design process and design of machine elements.

Mini-projects are used to introduce engineering design procedures. Fundamentals of Mechanical Design. For industrial engineering majors. Topics include kinematics of mechanisms, machine components, and a brief intro-duction to mechanical vibrations. Students gain the ability to deal with design problems from the viewpoint of a non-specialist. Laboratory computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract lecture in instrumentation and measurement for mechanical engineering students.

Applications for the sensing of such variables as pressure, tem-perature, mass flow, and displacement. Particular attention to the applicability and sensitivity of instruments. Mechanical Systems Design I. Lectures and projects covering problem solving methodology in the design, analysis, and synthesis of mechanical and thermal systems. The student's academic background combines with engineering principles and topics to serve as a foundation for broad engineering projects.

Emphasis on creative thinking and the engineering design process in projects involving the optimal conversion of resources. Laboratory emphasizing the use of fundamental principles and instrumentation systems for the analysis and evaluation of mechanical components within a system. Laboratory covering the testing and evaluation of complete mechanical systems.

A study of the three fundamental modes of heat transfer: conduction, convection, and radiation. A physical interpretation of the many quantities and processes in heat transfer using numerical methods. Theory is applied to the analysis and design of heat exchangers and other applications. Where appropriate, computer simulation is used. Mechanical Systems Design II. Concepts in optimization and computer simulation are considered in the design and synthesis of mechanical engineering systems.

The projects are more comprehensive, emphasizing creative design, and requiring design decisions of a more sophisticated nature. Mandatory participation in seminars and completion of requirements that include a report and project. Finite Element Method in Mechanical Engineering. Introduction to central ideas underlying the finite element method in mechanical engineering and its computer implementation. Fundamental concepts such as interpolation functions for one- and two-dimensional elements, bar element method, Galerkin's method, discretization of a model, methods of assembling global matrices, and the final solution techniques for obtaining nodal values.

Specific applications to mechanical engineering problems in trusses, beams, torsion, heat transfer, fluid flow, plane stress, and plane strain. Introduction to Computer-Aided Design. Introduction to basic concepts of computer-aided design as applied to mechanical engineering design problems. Topics include numerical techniques, computer graphics, geometric modeling, design optimization, and databases for design. The laboratory uses current CAD software packages for mechanical design. Projects involve applications of the basic principles using student's own as well as available software.

Introduction to Robotics and Automation. Introduction to mechanics and control of robotic manipulators. Topics include spatial transformations, kinematics, dynamics, trajectory generation, actuators and control, and relations to product design and flexible automation. Principles of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. A course in the fundamentals of air conditioning and refrigeration. Topics covered are psychometrics, cooling and heat load calculations, air distribution systems, duct design, vapor compression and absorption systems, and the principles of cooling towers.

An introduction to the fundamental theory of mechanical vibrations. Undamped and damped systems with single and multiple degrees of freedom, transient vibration, vibrations of continuous media, and analog and numerical methods. Intended for non-mechanical engineering students of all disciplines. Topics include the basic laws of thermodynamics, properties of fluids and solids, analysis of open and closed systems, gas and vapor power cycles, refrigeration and air conditioning, and an introduction to heat transfer.

Cannot be taken for credit by mechanical engineering students. Fundamentals of structural analysis. Consideration of stresses and deflections of beams as well as the design of beams, columns, trusses, and computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract connections of steel, reinforced concrete, and timber structures. Introduction to Physical Metallurgy. Introduction to metallic microstructures, solid solutions and the mechanical properties of metals and alloys.

Physical understanding of diffusion processes is emphasized in covering the relationship between the nature of metals and different heat treating processes. An introduction to the principles of wear resistance of machine parts and tribology. Physical understanding of different mechanisms of wear and friction and methods of increasing durability. Computer Simulation and Analysis in Mechanical Engineering.

This course covers various topics in Computer-Aided Design CAD and Computer-Aided Engineering CAE. The students will have hands-on experience to analyze Structure, Heat Transfer, and Computational Fluid Dynamics problems by using several different software packages. Typical industrial applications will be illustrated. Introduction to the basic principles and properties of fluid flow around immersed bodies.

Topics include computer engineering nanoscale system design option year contract kinematics and dynamics of fluid fields, the thin airfoil, finite wing theory, and one-dimensional compressible flow. Dynamics of Space Flight. An introduction to the mechanics of space flight. After a brief introduction to the physics of the solar system, the dynamics of space flight are developed from the Newtonian viewpoint. Covers the performance and propulsion methods of rocketry.

Introduction to the principles of automatic controls. Emphasis on systems, considering their mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, thermal, and displacement -aspects. First and second order linear systems. Introduction to system analysis techniques such as Nyquist and Bode diagrams and applications in system design. Engineering Properties of Plastics. A study of the physical properties of the various commerical thermosetting and thermoplastic resins. An introduction to linear viscoelastic theory and its relationship to measurable mechanical properties of plastics.

Also, engineering properties such as flammability, chemical resistance, and electrical properties. Introduction to Polymer Processing Techniques. A study of the various plastics processing techniques, including extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, compression molding, thermoforming, rotational molding, casting, etc. The relationship between product design and choice of process will be presented. Mechanical Engineering Project A. Prerequisites: departmental approval required.

One or more individually selected projects. Projects usually require library research, design, cost analysis, planning of testing. Also involves an engineering report and a technical presentation.




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