Engineering

Engineering Courses

Engineering 10 - INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING

Introduction to careers, activities, and topics related to the field of engineering, including computer applications to design and problem solving. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for English 1A or 52A. 2 hours. Offered Fall and Spring semesters.

Engineering 22 - ENGINEERING DESIGN GRAPHICS

Introduction to the engineering-design process, and to technical-graphic communications tools used by engineers. Conceptual design of products. Development of spatial reasoning skills. Orthographic and axonometic projection-drawing techniques. Tolerance analysis for fabrication. Documentation of designs through engineering working-drawings. Use of AutoCAD Computer-Assisted Drawing Software as a design tool. Basic CAD 3-dimensional solid-modeling. Strongly recommended: Mathematics 36 or 36Y or 37 or 38 and English 1A or 52A. Offered Fall and Spring semesters.

Engineering 35 - STATICS

Force systems under equilibrium conditions, rigid body structures; vector; graphical and algebraic solution of problems. Prerequisite: Physics 8A, Mathematics 2, Engineering 22 (all completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (CAN ENGR 8). Offered Fall semester only.

Engineering 37 - APPLIED STATICS AND MATERIALS

Applied statics, mechanics of materials, and materials science. Topics include stress, strain, types of forces, moments, moment of inertia, friction, truss structures, centers of gravity, modulus of elasticity, fasteners, chemistry and atomic structure, crystalline structures, phase diagrams. This course is designed for Engineering Technology majors; it is not intended for students pursuing the Engineering Requirements (Transfer Preparation) path. Prerequisite: MATH 38 with a minimum grade of C.

Engineering 44 - INTRODUCTION TO CIRCUIT ANALYSIS

Analysis of introductory engineering AC and DC circuits. Natural, forced, and complete circuit response. Prerequisite: Physics 8A (completed with a grade of “C” or higher.). 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Offered Spring semester only.

Engineering 46 - MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING

Application of principles of chemistry and physics to the properties of engineering materials; the relation of microstructure to mechanical, electrical, thermal and corrosion properties of metals; ceramics and polymers. Prerequisites: Physics 8A and Chemistry 1A (both completed with a grade of “C” or higher). 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. Offered Spring semester only.

 

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Engineering 15 - INTRODUCTION TO OPTICAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

An introduction to the field of optical science and engineering. Basic concepts of the manipulation of light. Discussion of the opportunities and professional practice in the field including: application of engineering principles, ethics, and responsibilities. 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory.

 

Engineering

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Keith Level
Engineering Faculty
925.424.1254

Nan Ho
Mathematics, Science, Engineering and Public Safety Dean
925.424.1182

Thomas Dodge
Science Lab Technician
925.424.1339

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