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EGR 270 - Introduction to Engineering

Lecture Hours: 3 Credits: 3

Description: (Transfer course) this course covers the applications of computers in engineering practices, including the use of an appropriate operating system, programming in a high level language, spread sheets, and word processing applications.

Prerequisite(s): Take MAT 110 .
Course Topics:
  • Algorithms to aid in the analysis of an engineering task.
  • MATLAB programming basics.
  • Test computer solutions using exact calculations.
  • Complete an engineering project using MATLAB.

Textbook information can be found on the Book Inn website
Required Materials:
  • Engineering calculator (No, you may not use your cell phone as a calculator on tests and exams)
  •  Engineering paper (graph paper).
  • Computer with MATLAB software. These are provided for students in the lab during lab times and are available for use at other times. Optionally, students may purchase MATLAB student version for use on their own computers

Grading System:
An overall grade of C or higher is required for transferability.

A =  90 - 100
B =   80 - 89
C =   70 - 79
D =   60 - 69
F =     0 - 59

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Show knowledge of the steps to successful problem solving.
  2. Solve engineering problems using practical knowledge of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
  3. Recognize how experimental results relate or differ from theory.
  4. Choose the appropriate solution to engineering problems based on given criteria.
  5. Use programming software to code solutions for engineering technology problems.

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