Engineering  General Courses

Donald M. Blackketter, Dean (125 Janssen Engr. Bldg.; 208/8852651); Howard S. Peavy, Associate Dean.
Engr 101 Introduction to Space Systems and Spacecraft Design (3 cr)
A systems engineering approach to space systems and overview of university type spacecraft design requirements and design methods. Recommended Preparation: Interest in engineering, space, and aerospace sciences. (Spring only)
Engr 102 Introduction to Engineering (2 cr)
Offered summer only for students in the JEMS Program. Introduction to engineering career opportunities through analysis of engineering design problems; includes computer graphics, programming languages, economics, and statistics. (Summer only).
Engr 105 Engineering Graphics (2 cr)
Freehand and computer aided drawing in pictorial and orthographic projection; section and auxiliary views; descriptive geometry; graphical presentation of data; scales, dimensioning, and measurements. Two lec and one 2hr lab a wk.
Engr 204 (s) Special Topics (cr arr)
Engr 205 Near Space Engineering (1 cr, max 6)
Idaho RISE (Research Involving Student Engineers and Educators) is the NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium student highaltitude scientific balloon program at the University of Idaho. RISE is a multidisciplinary program involving students from all departments in the College of Engineering, as well as Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Education, and many other departments. Students in ENGR 205 will participate in the design, development, testing, flight and flight operations, recovery, and data analysis of balloonborne science and engineering instrumentation flown to altitudes of 100,000 feet and higher. Recommended Preparation: Interest in space, aerospace science and engineering recommended.
Engr 206 Near Space Engineering II (1 cr, max 6)
Idaho RISE (Research Involving Student Engineers and Educators) is the NASA Idaho Space Grant Consortium student highaltitude scientific balloon program at the University of Idaho. RISE is a multidisciplinary program involving students from all departments in the College of Engineering, as well as Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Education, and many other departments. Students in ENGR 206 will participate in the design, development, testing, flight and flight operations, recovery, and data analysis of balloonborne science and engineering instrumentation flown to altitudes of 100,000 feet and higher. Recommended Preparation: Interest in engineering, space, and aerospace sciences. (Spring only)
Engr ID&WS210 Engineering Statics (3 cr) WSU C E 211
Principles of statics with engineering applications; addition and resolution of forces, vector algebra, moments and couples, resultants and static equilibrium, equivalent force systems, centroids, center of gravity, free body method of analysis, two and three dimensional equilibrium, trusses, frames, and friction.
Prereq: Math 170
Engr ID&WS220 Engineering Dynamics (3 cr) WSU M E 212
Particle and rigid body kinematics and kinetics; rectilinear, curvilinear, and relative motion, equations of motion, work and energy, impulse and momentum, systems of particles, rotation, rotating axes, rigid body analysis, angular momentum, vibration, and time response.
Prereq: Engr 210
Engr 240 Introduction to Electrical Circuits (3 cr)
Not open for credit to electrical engineering majors. Circuit analysis, transient and steady state behavior, resonant systems, system analysis, and power and energy concepts; elementary differential equations will be introduced to solve basic transient problems.
Prereq: Math 175, Phys 211/211L
Engr ID&WS320 Engineering Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer (3 cr) WSU M E 301
First and second laws of thermodynamics; thermodynamic processes; thermodynamic properties; flow processes; conversion of heat into work; conduction, convection, radiation, and heat exchangers. Recommended Preparation: Engr 210 and Math 310.
Engr ID&WS335 Engineering Fluid Mechanics (3 cr) WSU M E 303
Physical properties of fluids; fluid statics; continuity, energy, momentum relationships; laminar and turbulent flow; boundary layer effects; flow in pipes, open channels, and around objects.
Engr ID&WS350 Engineering Mechanics of Materials (3 cr) WSU C E 215
Elasticity, strength, and modes of failure of engineering materials; theory of stresses and strains for ties, shafts, beams, and columns.
Coreq: Math 310
Engr 360 Engineering Economy (2 cr)
Economic analysis and comparison of engineering alternatives. This class meets for 3 lectures per week for the first 10 weeks of the semester.
Prereq: Junior standing
Engr 428 Numerical Methods (3 cr)
See Phys J428/J528.
Engr 573 Fuzzy Logic Control Systems (3 cr)
Introduction to fuzzy logic systems and the methods used to design these systems.