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EGEN
Engineering - General


EGEN 102   INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

EGEN 105   INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL ENGINEERING

EGEN 115   ENGINEERING GRAPHICS

EGEN 116   ENGINEERING GRAPHICS LABORATORY

EGEN 117   ENGINEERING DESIGN GRAPHICS

EGEN 118   ENGINEERING DESIGN GRAPHICS LABORATORY

EGEN 125CS TECHNOLOGY,INNOVATION, AND SOCIETY

EGEN 200   DESIGNING OUR COMMUNITY

EGEN 201   ENGINEERING MECHANICS:STATICS

EGEN 202   ENGINEERING MECHANICS:DYNAMICS

EGEN 203   APPLIED MECHANICS

EGEN 205   MECHANICS OF MATERIALS

EGEN 208   APPLIED STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

EGEN 221   HONORS STATICS

EGEN 290R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH 

EGEN 291   SPECIAL TOPICS

EGEN 292   INDEPENDENT STUDY

EGEN 310R  MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DESIGN

EGEN 324   APPLIED THERMODYNAMICS

EGEN 325   ENGINEERING ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

EGEN 331   APPLIED MECHANICS OF FLUIDS

EGEN 335   FLUID MECHANICS

EGEN 350   APPLIED ENGINEERING DATA ANALYSIS

EGEN 415   ADVANCED MECHANICS OF SOLIDS

EGEN 435   FLUID DYNAMICS

EGEN 488   FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGINEERING EXAM	

EGEN 490R  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

EGEN 491   SPECIAL TOPICS

EGEN 492   INDEPENDENT STUDY

EGEN 505   ADVANCED ENGINEERING ANALYSIS

EGEN 506   NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS TO ENGINEERING PROBLEMS

EGEN 541   THRY MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMG II

EGEN 542   THEORY OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING II



Course Equivalency Tool (Montana University System Common Course Changes)

EGEN 102 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
S 2 cr. LEC 2
COREQUISITE: M 171Q.
-- Effective methods for applying the computer to common numerical problems encountered in chemical engineering. Chemical engineering examples will provide a basis for more comprehensive problems encountered in the other professional level courses.

EGEN 105 INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL ENGINEERING
F,S 2 cr. LEC 1 LAB 1
-- Provides students an opportunity to explore the fields of engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Other topics include engineering design, career opportunities, professionalism, and ethics.

EGEN 115 ENGINEERING GRAPHICS
F,S 1 cr. LEC 1
-- Introductory course developing freehand sketching for engineering design graphics. Skills will be developed for sketching and interpreting dimensioned multi-view drawings, pictorials, sections, and assemblies.

EGEN 116 ENGINEERING GRAPHICS LABORATORY
F,S 1 cr. LAB 1
COREQUISITE: EGEN 115 or consent of instructor.
-- Hands-on laboratory experience in two dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) for engineering design graphics.

EGEN 117 ENGINEERING DESIGN GRAPHICS
On Demand 1 cr. LEC 1
-- Introductory course developing freehand sketching and computer aided modeling techniques for engineering design graphics. Skills will be developed for sketching and interpreting dimensioned multi-view drawings, tolerancing, specifications, pictorials, and assemblies for mechanical designs.

EGEN 118 ENGINEERING DESIGN GRAPHICS LABORATORY
On Demand 1 cr. LAB 1
COREQUISITE: EGEN 115, or EGEN 117, or consent of instructor.
-- Hands-on laboratory experience in three-dimensional and parametric constraint-based modeling for engineering design.

EGEN 125CS TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION, AND SOCIETY
F,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
-- This course explores the innovative engineering processes that connect the creative elements of science and engineering with solving problems of everyday life. Topics include understanding the role of creativity, public safety and ethics in creating technological solutions. Case studies are investigated, including applying critical thinking to exploring how innovation can help society.

EGEN 200 DESIGNING OUR COMMUNITY
F,S 1 cr. SEM 1
-- This course is designed to explore issues in engineering and college academics for American Indian students in the Designing Our Community Program. The course will provide a learning community among students to ensure success in achieving their professional goals. Spring semester focuses on service learning projects.

EGEN 201 ENGINEERING MECHANICS:STATICS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 220 or PHSX 240.
COREQUISITE: M 273 or M 283.
-- Equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; static analysis of structures including trusses, beams, frames and machines; coulomb friction; area and mass centroids, moments and products of inertia.

EGEN 202 ENGINEERING MCECHANICS:DYNAMICS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 201 or EGEN 221.
-- Kinematics, kinetics, work-energy, and impulse-momentum for particles and rigid bodies.

EGEN 203 APPLIED MECHANICS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 205 or PHSX 220 or PHSX 240.
COREQUISITE: M 166 or M 172.
-- Force systems in equilibrium and applications to structural trusses and frames; section properties; distributed force systems; shear and moment distributions in beams; basic particle dynamics.

EGEN 205 MECHANICS OF MATERIALS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 201 or EGEN 221.
-- Stress and strain, Hooke's Law, thermal strain, torsion, bending of beams, combined stress, limit analysis, energy methods, virtual work, column theory.

EGEN 208 APPLIED STRENGTH OF MATERIALS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 201 or EGEN 203 or EGEN 221.
-- Equilibrium and deformation of structural elements; concepts of stress and strain and interrelationship; representation and transformation of combined stress states; axial, torsional and flexural stresses and deformation; column buckling.

EGEN 221 HONORS STATICS
F
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 200 or PHSX 240 and good standing in University Honors.
COREQUISITE: M 273 or M 283.
-- Honors offering of engineering statics, including topics dealing with equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; static analysis of structures including trusses, beams, frames and machines; coulomb friction; area and mass centroids, moments and products of inertia.

EGEN 290R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S 1-6 cr. IND may be repeated
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research.

EGEN 291 SPECIAL TOPICS
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EGEN 292 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 2 cr. IND Maximum 6 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EGEN 324 APPLIED THERMODYNAMICS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: PHSX 205 or PHSX 220.
COREQUISITE: M 166 or M 172.
-- General treatment of the basic laws of thermodynamics and engineering applications with introduction to heat transfer for curricula not requiring EMEC 320/EMEC 321 series.

EGEN 325 ENGINEERING ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
F,S,Su 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, M 171 or M 165, WRIT 101W, COM 110 or CLS 101; or instructor approval.
-- Methods for comparing and evaluating capital investment alternatives. Concepts include the time value of money, rates of return, cash flows, incremental analysis, depreciation, influences of taxes, inflation and deflation, depreciation, replacement analysis. Emphasis is placed upon evaluating various engineering alternatives. Some open-ended design problems are included.

EGEN 331 APPLIED MECHANICS OF FLUID
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 208 or EGEN 205.
-- Basic principles of fluid mechanics: pressure measurement, forces on submerged areas, fluid flow through conduits, parallel pipe systems, open channel flow, forces caused by fluids in motion, pumps, flow of air in ducts.

EGEN 335 FLUID MECHANICS
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 202, EGEN 205.
-- Introduction to modern fluid mechanics.

EGEN 350 APPLIED ENGINEERING DATA ANALYSIS
F,S,Su 2 cr. LEC 2
PREREQUISITE: M 166 or M 172.
-- An overview of data variability and applied statistical experimental design with analysis techniques for a broad range of engineering disciplines. Topics include essential probability distributions, experimental design strategies, hypothesis testing, and regression with applications to traditional engineering functions.

EGEN 415 ADVANCED MECHANICS OF SOLIDS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 205.
-- Advanced topics in deformational mechanics of materials; application to contemporary engineering problems. Computer applications.

EGEN 310R MULTIDISC ENGINEERING DESIGN
F,S 3 cr. LEC 2 RCT 1
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing in an Engineering curriculum or consent of instructor.
-- Introduces engineering students to topics such as design process, creative design, project management, teamwork, and technical leadership while highlighting the skills needed to work in an multi-disciplinary environment.

EGEN 435 FLUID DYNAMICS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: EGEN 335.
-- Equations governing steady and unsteady fluid flow; applications to contemporary engineering problems. Computer applications.

EGEN 488 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGINEERING EXAM
F,S 0 cr. IND 0
PREREQUISITE: Must be in final two semesters of program.
-- Student participation in engineering program assessment. Requirement to complete the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination or the Major Field Test in Computer Science (CS majors only). Applications for the exams must be obtained from the students' departments. Application deadlines: fall semester - May 15th; spring semester - December 15th.

EGEN 490R UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
F,S,Su 1 - 4 cr. IND May be repeated. Max 12 cr.
-- Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis.

EGEN 491 SPECIAL TOPICS
Formerly EM 480 & ENGR 480
On Demand 1 - 4 cr. Maximum 12 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering.
-- Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number.

EGEN 492 INDEPENDENT STUDY
On Demand 1 - 3 cr. IND Maximum 4 cr.
PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of Department Head.
-- Directed research and study on an individual basis.

EGEN 505 ADVANCED ENGINEERING ANALYSIS
F 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: One of the following: ME 430, ME 326, EM 335.
-- mathematical modeling of engineering systems, physical interpretation of ordinary and partial differential equations and methods of solution. Cross-listed with ME 510.

EGEN 506 NUMERICAL SOLUTIONS TO ENGINEERING PROBLEMS
S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: ME 510.
-- Numerical methods used to solve common chemical engineering research problems. Solutions to nonlinear equations. Optimization methods. Cross listed with ME 511-01.

EGEN 541 THRY MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMG II
F,S
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing, or consent of instructor.
-- Advanced topics in NMR phenomena including relaxation, diffusion, chemical shift, and magnetic susceptibility, as well as experimental aspects including phase cycling, magnetic field gradients, rf coil, tuning and matching and pulse sequence development will be covered.

EGEN 542 THEORY OF MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING II
F,S 3 cr. LEC 3
PREREQUISITE: Graduate standing. Consent of Instructor.
-- Advanced topics in nuclear magnetic resonance phenomena focusing on molecular dynamics and pulse sequence development for measuring complex dynamics will be covered.

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