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ENGR 1, Introduction to Engineering    3 units

Transfer: UC (pending), CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course is an introduction to the methods and tools of engineering problem solving and design, including the interface of the engineer with society and engineering ethics. While addressing the branches of engineering, the functions of an engineer, and the industries in which engineers work, this course examines the engineering education pathways and explores effective academic strategies. Communication skills pertinent to the engineering profession are also addressed.

2144   10:30a-1:30p F   SCI 101   Dang T T

ENGR 11, Engineering Graphics and Design    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU   •   Prerequisite: Math 2.

This course covers the principles of engineering drawings to visually communicate engineering designs. The course also serves as an introduction to computer-aided design (CAD). Topics include the development of visualization skills, orthographic projections, dimensioning and tolerancing practices, and an introduction to the engineering design process. Sketching, engineering drawings, and 3D CAD solid modeling skills are developed. The use of CAD software is an integral part of the course.

2145   3:00p-5:30p MW   DRSCHR 203   Dang T T

ENGR 12, Statics    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU   •   Prerequisite: Physics 21 and Math 7.

This course covers basic principles of static equilibrium in two and three dimensions utilizing vector analysis and Newton’s laws. Various structures are considered which include trusses, frames, machines, and beams.

4168   6:15p-7:35p TTh   SCI 157   Farivar D

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