Aerospace Engineering Minor

 Complete 25 units from the following courses to obtain a minor in aerospace engineering.

Lower Division Requirements

AVN110 Introduction to Aviation

A survey of the U.S. aviation industry, including the history of aviation, attributes of an aviation professional, career planning, certification, airports, airspace, air traffic control, and navigational aids. (3 units; Fall)

Murillo, Elisabeth S.
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Aviation Ctr Riv Airport 116

EGR241 Statics

Study of forces, moments, free-body diagrams, friction, equilibrium, first and second moments of lines, centers of pressure, mass and gravity, and moments of inertia. Prerequisites: EGR 182 or MAT 245. (3 units; Fall)

Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/09/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 204

EGR242 Strength of Materials

Introduction of stress and strain, stress transformations, analysis of stresses, strain, and deflections in axial members, beams, and torsional shafts. Analysis of pressure vessels. Prerequisites: EGR 241 and either EGR 182 or MAT 245. (3 units; Spring)

Gordon, Mark T
01/09/2019 - Online
Gordon, Mark T
01/09/2019 Th 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering ONLN
Kim, Yeesock
01/09/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 107
Kim, Yeesock
01/09/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 107

EGR182 OR MAT245 

Upper Division Requirements

Complete six (6) units from the following: 

EGR446 Aerodynamics

This course will introduce students the topic of gas dynamics and concepts of lift, drag, and pitching moment. The course will also cover the topics of potential flow, mechanics of laminar and turbulent flow, boundary-layer theory, and applications to wings and turbo-machinery. Numerical analysis will also be utilized in design analysis and problem solving. (3 units; Fall)

EGR447 Mechanics of CompositeStructures

This course will introduce students to the fiber-reinforced composite materials and structures with emphasis on numerical analysis. Topics covered in this course will include composite micromechanics and failure criteria, design considerations for structures made of composite materials, and the overview of fabrication process and experimental characterization. Prerequisite: EGR242 (3 units; Spring)

EGR448 Propulsion

This course will introduce students to the topic of propulsion, stationary power production with gas turbine engines, and reciprocating engines. Air-breathing propulsion is emphasized, with a brief treatment of rocket propulsion. It also includes the application of thermodynamic and fluid-mechanical principles to analysis of performance and design with numerical methods. (3 units; Spring)

 Complete six (6) units from the following: 

EGR341 Thermodynamics

Thermodynamic properties, heat and work, first and second laws, processes, ideal and nonideal cycles. Prerequisites: CHE 115 or 130 and either PHY 203 or 214. (3 units; Fall)

EGR342 Fluid Mechanics

Introductory concepts of fluid motions, fluid statics, control volume forms and basic principles, and applications basic principles of fluid mechanics to problems in viscous and compressible flow. Co-requisite: MAT 342 or 343. (3 units; Spring)

Xi, Jinxiang
01/09/2019 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 202
Xi, Jinxiang
01/09/2019 F 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 202
Xi, Jinxiang
01/09/2019 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 202
Xi, Jinxiang
01/09/2019 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 202
Anklam, Mark R.
01/09/2019 F 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 305

EGR344 Materials and Manufctrng Process

Properties of the principal families of materials used in mechanical engineering design with an introduction to the manufacturing processes used to convert these materials into finished products. Application of statistics and probability to material properties and manufacturing. Laboratory experiments in strength of materials, property of materials, and manufacturing processes. Prerequisite: EGR 242. (4 units; Fall)

EGR346 Machine Design

The fundamentals of machine elements in mechanical design. Includes the analysis of components under static and fatigue loadings, and the analysis, properties, and selection of machine elements such as shafts, gears, belts, chains, brakes, clutches, bearings, screw drives and fasteners. Prerequisite: EGR242. (3 units; Fall)

EGR443 Mechanical Vibrations

The theory and analysis of vibrating systems including single and multi-degrees of freedom, free and forced, vibrations, with and without damping. Prerequisites: EGR 343 and 382. (3 units; Fall)

Hekman, Keith A
01/09/2019 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 305

EGR444 Mechanical Engineering Lab

Measurement of fluid flow, heat transfer, power and other properties of mechanical equipment. Design of experiments, use of data acquisition systems, date reporting and presentation. Prerequisites: EGR 305 and 441; Co-requisite: EGR 443. (3 units; Spring)

Clark, Daniel Eugene
01/09/2019 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 230
Clark, Daniel Eugene
01/09/2019 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 230

EGR445 Therml Design of Heat Exchangers

This course covers the topics of classification of heat exchangers, design methods, single-phase convection correlations and two phase-correlations, pressure drop calculations, and fouling of heat exchangers. Study of various types of heat exchangers are also discussed, such as double pipe heat exchangers, shell-and-tube heat exchanger, compact heat exchangers, plate heat exchangers, condensers, and evaporators. Prerequisite: EGR 371 or 441. (3 units; As offered)

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