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Engineering Science

starENS 1510 Engineering Fundamentals I 4 Credits
Calculus-based study of basic physics concepts, including vectors, kinematics, Newton’s laws, work-energy and impulse-momentum. Introduction to teamwork. Introduction to the engineering disciplines, examination of engineering principles and design issues; oral and written presentation skills. Corequisite(s): MATH 1910

starENS 1520 Engineering Fundamentals II 4 Credits
Calculus-based study of basic physics concepts, including statics, gravitation, oscillations, waves, fluid mechanics, heat and temperature, and first and second law of thermodynamics. Introduction to teamwork. Introduction to the engineering disciplines, examination of engineering principles and design issues; oral and written presentation skills. Prerequisite(s): ENS 1510 and MATH 1910

starENS 2021 Engineering Mechanics 2 Credits
Review of vector algebra. Statics of two- and three-dimensional objects. Analysis of two-dimensional trusses and frames. Geometric properties of crosssections, including first and second moments and location of centroid. Inertial properties of rigid bodies, including moment of inertia and location of mass center. Corequisite(s): ENS 1520

ENS 2110 Statics 3 Credits
Vectors, forces and moments; equivalent force systems; free body diagrams; equilibrium, frames, trusses, friction; and shear and bending moment diagrams. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920

starENS 2310 Dynamics 3 Credits
Study of the kinetics and kinematics of rigid bodies. Also covered are such topics as centers of mass and mass moments of inertia. Prerequisite(s): MATH 1920 Corequisite(s): ENS 1520

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