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Fall 2012

Engineering Science Courses:

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EGR100 - Introduction to Engineering
Credits: 1

Catalog Description: Introduces engineering concepts from all engineering disciplines: mechanical, biomedical, civil, environmental, chemical, computer, electrical, aerospace, nuclear and architectural. Demonstrates how math tools are used to solve engineering problems. Explores the pathway of engineered products from invention to manufacturing and selling. Shows how computer-aided drafting is required in all engineering disciplines. Prerequisite: Completion of the Genesee Community College math proficiency.

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EGR101 - Engineering Drawing 1
Credits: 4

Catalog Description: Uses traditional drafting methods to develop manual drafting skills for drawings and engineering-related problems. Compares CAD and manual techniques. Areas of study include use of drafting equipment, technical sketching, geometric constructions, setting up drawings, reproducing blueprints, and applying multiview projection theory in the drawing process, complying with ANSI standards. Uses spatial relationships of lines and planes in the sectional and auxiliary view techniques in drawing experiences. Requires completion of formal detailed drawings demonstrating manual drawing skills. Two class hours, four lab hours. Concurrent registration in EGR118 is highly recommended. Fall only.

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EGR102 - Engineering Drawing 2
Credits: 4

Catalog Description: Solves drafting problems using advanced drawing techniques. Compares CAD methods and manual drafting techniques. Areas of study include projection of surfaces, secondary auxiliary views, basic tolerancing, determining classes of fits, sheet metal drafting, geometric tolerancing, threads and fasteners, and metric practices. Requires completion of formal detailed drawings demonstrating manual drawing skills and advanced problem solving and visualization skills, following ANSI standards. Two class hours, four lab hours. Spring only. Prerequisite: EGR101.

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EGR103 - Architectural Drawing
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Utilizes basic architectural drawing techniques and methods in developing a typical set of plans for a small residential home. Areas of study include drawing techniques, plan view development, elevation drawings, details, electrical plans, dimensioning practices, plot plans, and geometry in architecture. Two class hours, two lab hours. Spring only. Prerequisite: EGR 118.

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EGR105 - Engineering Design Graphics 1
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces the design process used in the engineering fields, crucial for drafters as support in engineering drafting. Uses CAD methods and sketching techniques to solve 3-D space problems. Solves problems with spatial relationships for determining true lengths, angels, surfaces, volumes and other information applying descriptive geometry methods. Students complete detailed drawings, determine volume and weight of a machined part, and present a design proposal. Two class hours, two lab hours. Fall only. Prerequisite: EGR102 and EGR119.

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EGR106 - Engineering Design Graphics 2
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: A continuation of advanced design graphics using CAD techniques for solving descriptive geometry problems related to engineering areas. Students complete a jig and fixture design and make elevations, cut and fill calculations, underground piping, roadways and dam designs from a topographical maps. Two class hours, two lab hours. Spring only. Prerequisite: EGR105 and EGR119.

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EGR108 - Manufacturing Processes
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Explores the structure of the manufacturing industry and the methods, processes and materials associated with them. Topics include structure of industry, general manufacturing processes, primary metals industry, casting, forging, machining, metal fastenings, integrated circuit manufacturing, plastic, glass and ceramic processing. Fall only.

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EGR117 - Engineering Blueprint Reading
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Focuses on the different methods of drawing, size and shape descriptions, industrial terms, symbol identification, abbreviations and visualization skills necessary to correctly interpret production drawings. Uses industrial standards ANSI, ISO, and DOD as guidelines. Two class hours, two lab hours.

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EGR118 - Computer Assisted Drafting 1
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Creates 2-D engineering drawings using basic CAD concepts and industrial level software. Focuses on the principles and practices common to all CAD systems used in drafting. Develops skills with operating systems, computer terminology, and functions of hardware and peripheral components within a workstation environment and using proper drafting standards. Requires drawings using different techniques, drawing constructions and dimensioning. Two class hours, two lab hours. Fall only.

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EGR119 - Computer Assisted Drafting 2
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Uses an industrial/engineering level CAD software to generate 2-D drawings. Performs advanced techniques of the software on different drawings. Focuses on CAD software capabilities and graphic problem solving techniques. Requires drawings using various input devices and produce hard copy drawings. Two class hours, two lab hours. Spring only. Prerequisite: EGR118.

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EGR198 - Electrical/Electronic Drafting
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Electronic drawings stressing modern representation used for block diagrams, schematic diagrams, logic diagrams, wiring/assembly drawings, printed circuit board layouts, motor control diagrams, power distribution diagrams, and electrical one-line diagrams. Exposure to CAD standards, MS Excel database and block attribute data would also be presented. Two class hours, two lab hours. Prerequisite: EGR 118

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EGR220 - 3-D Solids and Modeling
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces 3-D software to produce 3-D solids and render them as models. Performs operations for creating 3-D objects including extruding, combining, solidifying, wireframes, meshing, and determining mass properties of engineering drawings. Requires realistic rendering of objects in solid forms. Two class hours, two lab hours. Fall only. Prerequisite: EGR119.

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EGR222 - Kinematics
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Studies the motion of mechanisms without regard to failure caused by wear or breakage of component parts, necessary for understanding machine design technology. Analyzes velocity, power, and acceleration as applied to linkages, cams, gears, and gear drives. Two class hours, two lab hours. Spring only. Prerequisites: EGR 118.

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EGR230 - Design Problems
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Uses advanced CAD techniques and engineering skills to design drafting projects. Develops the ability to analyze problems in design drafting in a team environment, sharing and delegating responsibility in gathering data, making sketches, drawings, calculating data and presenting findings for a successful design effort. Two class hours, two lab hours. Spring only. Prerequisites: EGR105 and EGR118.

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EGR235 - Engineering Mechanics 1: Statics
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Comprehensive study of basic principles of statics, including vector and scalar treatment of coplanar and noncoplanar force systems, resultants, equilibrium, friction, centroids, and moments. Studies trusses and frames and their solution by method joints, sections and members, and rigid, elastic, and flexible bodies. Fall only. Prerequisite: PHY132.

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EGR236 - Engineering Mechanics 2: Dynamics
Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Continues the study of mechanisms as applied to moving bodies. Examines position, displacement and velocity in both rectangular and polar coordinators, and Newton's laws of motion, moments and products of inertia, plane rigid body motion along with linear and angular impulse and momentum. Includes both free and forced vibration, rotating axes and coriolis acceleration, and application of D'Alembert's principles. Spring only. Prerequisite: EGR235.

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EGR245 - Electrical Circuit Analysis
Credits: 4

Catalog Description: A comprehensive study of the basic concepts of electrical circuits. Topics include resistive, inductive and capacitive circuits, Kirchhoff’s Voltage and Current laws, analysis of operational amplifiers using mesh and nodal analysis, Sinusoidal Steady State circuit analysis, power calculations and the use of Phasors to develop current and voltage calculations. Laboratory will include the use of actual circuit elements to support theory from lecture sessions and will incorporate software to simulate system analysis. Three lecture hours, three lab hours. Prerequisite: PHY132.

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