Engineering Design - Course Descriptions

ENGD 100 Design and Communication Studio 6R-10L-8C F
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Integrates rhetorical analysis, research methods, and the conventions of academic writing into the design process. Includes problem definition, analysis, alternate solutions, and specifications of final solutions. Uses sketching, computer-aided drawings, and traditional orthographic drawings to communicate design decisions. Introduces teamwork through group design efforts and instruction. Successful completion of this studio satisfies the requirements of RH131, EM103, and EM104. Students may not receive credit towards graduation for both ENGD100 and any of RH131, EM103, and EM104.
ENGD 110 Circuits, Software Development, and Societal Impact Design Studio 4R-12L-6C W
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Extends the design process to include the development of software, the use of instrumentation and measurement techniques, and the consideration of scientific research and technological development within cultural, historical, and social contexts and values. Introduces fundamental principles and techniques of programming, including classes, objects, and methods. Surveys types of sensors and basic principles of circuit design (including Ohm’s Law, Kirchoff’s Laws). Supplies context in ideas about technical progress and scientific facts, the role of design in social institutions, and issues of gender facing technical professionals and knowledge domains. Students may not receive credit towards graduation for both ENGD110 and any of CSSE120, ES213, or HUM H239 (formerly IA239).
ENGD 120 Integrating Electrical, Software, and Societal Systems 4R-12L-6C S
Prerequisites: ENGD 110 Circuits, Software Development, and Societal Impact Design Studio
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Continues the design process with software development, instrumentation and measurement techniques, and cultural, historical, and social contexts and values surrounding scientific and technological development work. Adds more advanced programming concepts (implicit loops and conditionals) and tasks of software development (such as development of user interfaces). Includes use of electronic components (op amps, capacitors, inductors) and signal processing (amplifiers and filters). Social contexts for analysis of technology and its history include gender and work. Students may not receive credit towards graduation for ENGD120 and any of CSSE120, ES213, or HUM H239. Successful completion of ENGD110 and ENGD120 satisfies the requirements of ES213, ES213L, CSSE120, and HUM H239.
ENGD 150 Independent Design Project 1R-2L-2C S
Prerequisites: ENGD majors only
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Selected design projects. May include computer-aided design, testing, or design methodology. Plan of study for students' specialization must be approved.
ENGD 151 Problem Solving and Data Representation 0.5R-1.5L-1C F
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Discusses scientific data representation. Examines efficient methods for acquiring a new programming language. Uses both Excel and MATLAB for problem solving and data representation.
ENGD 190 Selected Topics in Engineering Design 1-4C Arranged F,W,S
Prerequisites: ENGD majors only, approval of director, advisor, and course instructor
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Selected design projects. Projects may emphasize certain phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 199 Professional Experience 1R-0L-1C
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

The professional experiences course captures the practical work experiences related to the student’s academic discipline. Students are required to submit a formal document of their reflections, which communicates how their employment opportunity reinforced and enhanced their academic studies. The course will be graded as “S” satisfactory, or “U” unsatisfactory based on the written report of the professional experience.
ENGD 200 Systems Accounting and Modeling I 2R-0L-2C W
Prerequisites: MA 111 Calculus I
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Covers systems accounting and modeling approach to engineering science, conservation of mass, linear and angular momentum. 2D and 3D vectors will be introduced and reinforced with examples.
ENGD 205 Systems Accounting and Modeling I 3R-0L-3C W
Prerequisites: MA 111 Calculus I
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Covers systems accounting and modeling approach to engineering science, conservation of mass, linear and angular momentum. 2D and 3D vectors will be introduced and reinforced with examples. Basic stress-strain, impact/impulse, relative motion, and tipping will be covered.
ENGD 210 Systems Accounting and Modeling II 4R-0L-4C S
Prerequisites: ENGD 200 Systems Accounting and Modeling I or EM 121 Statics & Mechanics of Materials I equivalent
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

A common framework for engineering analysis is extended using the concepts of a system, accounting and conservation of extensive properties, constitutive relations, constraints, and modeling assumptions. Stress, strain, and deformation under axial loading are defined. Equilibrium is defined. Conservation equations for mass, charge, momentum and energy, and an entropy accounting equation are developed. Applications are developed from multiple engineering disciplines. Students may not receive credit towards graduation for both ENGD210 and ES201.
ENGD 215 Systems Accounting and Modeling II 3R-0L-3C S
Prerequisites: ENGD 205 Systems Accounting and Modeling I or EM 121 Statics & Mechanics of Materials I or equivalent
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

This course is a continuation of ENGD 205 and emphasizes engineering problem solving using common engineering science concepts: systems, conservation and accounting principles for extensive properties, material properties, constitutive equations, and physical constraints. This framework, combined with appropriate mathematics, provides a powerful tool for modeling and predicting the behavior of the physical world. The course introduces two- and three-dimensional force systems, equilibrium, distributed forces, and strength and elastic deflection of engineering materials under axial loading. Students may not receive credit towards graduation for both ENGD215 and ES201.
ENGD 240 User Experience Design Studio 4R-12L-6C W
Prerequisites: ENGD 120 Integrating Electrical, Software, and Societal Systems
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Provides students with instruction and practice in analyzing contexts, audiences, and genres. Stakeholder analysis will be emphasized. SCRUM project management techniques will be introduced. Object-oriented programming concepts, including the use of inheritance, interfaces, polymorphism, abstract data types, and encapsulation to enable software reuse and assist in software maintenance will be introduced. Habits of rhetorical analysis, skills in teaming and collaboration, and techniques for presenting content and evidence will be presented. Systems engineering models will be integrated with software development. User experience and usability testing will be emphasized. Students may not receive credit toward graduation for both ENGD 240 and either of RH 330 or CSSE 220.
ENGD 250 Human Computer Interfaces Studio 4R- 12L-6C S
Prerequisites: ENGD 240 User Experience Design Studio
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Extends the design process to include development of human-computer (HCI) interfaces. Continues with object-oriented programming concepts such as use of common object-based data structures, including stacks, queues, lists, trees, sets, maps, and hash tables. Space/time efficiency analysis. Testing. Introduction to UML. Crafting documents to meet the demands and constraints of professional situations; integrating all stages of the writing process; and collaborating effectively within and across teams will be emphasized. Systems engineering models will be used. Successful completion of both ENGD 240 and ENGD 250 meet the prerequisite requirements of RH 330 and CSSE 220. Students may not receive credit toward graduation for both ENGD 250 and either of RH 330 or CSSE 220.
ENGD 260 Product Design Studio 4R-12L-6C F
Prerequisites: ENGD 100 Design and Communication Studio equivalent
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Continues the design process by examining the interactions between design and manufacturing from the designer's point of view. Common manufacturing processes will be introduced and design guidelines will be developed for each process. Emphasizes a systems engineering approach for new product development. Applies several design methods to integrate concepts of form and function to realize value for the user. Explores the intersections of beauty and utility in design. Visceral, behavioral, and reflective aspects of emotional design are examined.
ENGD 270 Vertically Integrated Project I 1R-2L-2C W
Prerequisites: ENGD majors only
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

This course emphasizes ethics, professionalism, and codes and standards. Students apply concepts to an external situation, either with other majors and/or students in other academic years.
ENGD 271 Vertically Integrated Project II 1R-2L-2C S
Prerequisites: ENGD majors only
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Students interrogate and reflect on engineering identity using perspectives across academic years. Students also conduct experimentation and reflect on the results.
ENGD 290 Selected Topics in Engineering Design 1-4C Arranged F,W,S
Prerequisites: ENGD majors only, approval of director, advisor, and course instructor
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Selected design projects. Projects may emphasize certain phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 300 Engineering Practicum I 0R-12L-4C Su
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Requires in-depth experience in engineering design processes. May emphasize certain phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling. Practicum learning outcomes must be approved by the Director of Engineering Design. ENGD 300 and ENGD 301 must be taken consecutively.
ENGD 301 Creative Design Practicum 0R-12L-4C F
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Applies creativity techniques to the student’s work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 302 Human Factors Practicum 0R-12L-4C S
Prerequisites: ENGD 301 Creative Design Practicum
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Human factors engineering aims to improve human interaction with systems by enhancing safety (reducing the risk of injury), performance (increasing productivity), and satisfaction (acceptance, comfort). Students will learn and be able to identify critical human factors in a system that affect safety, performance, and satisfaction. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling. Students may not receive credit for both ENGD 302 and EGMT 540.
ENGD 303 Systems Architecture Practicum 0R-12L-4C Su
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

This class will introduce students to the art and science of systems architecting, where systems architecting refers to uncovering the fundamental structure of a system (functional, physical, logical, operational) defined in terms of system’s elements, interfaces, processes, constraints, and behaviors that must operate under specific requirements and constraints. Focus will be placed on investigating the broader meaning of architectures, as they relate to organizations and businesses, in addition to engineered systems and products. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling. Students may not receive credit for ENGD 303 and either of EMGT 464 or EMGT 564.
ENGD 304 Material Properties Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Introduces properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Describes the similarities and differences in the mechanical properties, structure, and processing. Relates material processing to properties through underlying material structure. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 305 Material Selection Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 304 Material Properties Practicum or ME 328 Materials Engineering
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Explains the definition of common mechanical properties and identifies when a property is important for a given component or application. Carries out design translation to define the function, constraints, objectives, and free variables of an engineering component. Selects the best material for a given application considering all classes of materials including metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 306 Parametric & Equation Based Modeling Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio , and either EM 104 Graphical Communications or ENGD 100 Design and Communication Studio
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Students will supplement their prior SolidWorks CAD tool knowledge by 1) using advanced modeling techniques like parametric modeling and equation-based design, 2) designing, modeling, and analyzing complex mechanical parts and assemblies using techniques like top-down design, and 3) modeling common, but complex geometries like thread. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 307 Curves and Surfaces Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio , and either EM 104 Graphical Communications or ENGD 100 Design and Communication Studio ; and student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Students will supplement their prior SolidWorks CAD tool knowledge by practicing the fundamentals of curve and surface design and designing parts with surfaces. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 308 Lean Manufacturing Process Fundamental Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

An overview of fundamental lean concepts and application of concepts across value streams. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 309 Lean Manufacturing Kaizen Fundamentals Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 308 Lean Manufacturing Process Fundamental Practicum student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Application of lean concepts at a workstation. Requires Lean Manufacturing Process Fundamentals. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 310 Design for Assembly Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio , and either EM 204 Statics & Mechanics of Materials II or BE 222 Mechanics of Materials or EM 203 Mechanics of Materials ; and student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Application of the Boothroyd and Dewhurst methods for estimating assembly costs and designing products for improved assembly and maintenance. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 311 Tolerance Analysis and Application Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio , and either EM 104 Graphical Communications or ENGD 100 Design and Communication Studio ; and student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Application of the Boothroyd and Dewhurst methods for estimating assembly costs and designing products for improved assembly and maintenance. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 312 Design for Sheet Metal Fabrication Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio , and either EM 104 Graphical Communications or ENGD 100 Design and Communication Studio ; and student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Introduction to methods and guidelines for designing sheet metal parts. Students will use CAD tools to design and analyze manufacturable parts. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 313 Design for Metal Forming Practicum 2R-0L-2C
Prerequisites: ENGD 260 Product Design Studio , and either EM 104 Graphical Communications or ENGD 100 Design and Communication Studio ; and student must obtain professional employment such as an internship or co-op.
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Introduction to methods and guidelines for designing extruded and forged parts. Students will use CAD tools to design and analyze manufacturable parts. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling. Introduction to methods and guidelines for designing extruded and forged parts. Students will use CAD tools to design and analyze manufacturable parts. Students will apply course concepts to their work environment. The work environment must contain some phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 390 Selected Topics in Engineering Design 1-4C Arranged F,W,S
Prerequisites: ENGD majors only, approval of director, advisor, and course instructor
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Selected design projects. Projects may emphasize certain phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
ENGD 490 Selected Topics in Engineering Design 1-4C Arranged F,W,S
Prerequisites: ENGD majors only, approval of director, advisor, and course instructor
Corequisites: There are no corequisites for this course.

Selected design projects. Projects may emphasize certain phases of the design process such as stakeholder analysis, conceptual design, risk analysis, detail design, manufacturing, testing, validation, or recycling.
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