Courses

Students complete the core requirements as well as 15 units from a specialization. A sequence of courses that will result in a thesis or project is also required.  

Core Requirements

 

EGR501 Engineering Resrch and Practice

This course is an introduction to the graduate study of engineering. Engineering mathematics and linear algebra, as needed for graduate study, will be covered. The Christian worldview and its perspective on advanced engineering will be examined through readings and reflections. An introduction to the topic of research and development will be provided. (3 units; Fall)

EGR501-A
Clement, Larry W.
09/03/2019 M 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Engineering 229
EGR501-A
Clement, Larry W.
01/13/2020 M 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Engineering 229

EGR503 Applied Engineering Analysis

This course is intended for all graduate-level engineering students to develop analytic and problem solving skills. Mathematical principles and software tools are applied to analyze and solve engineering problems. Students learn to associate differential equations and other mathematical tools with physical phenomena descriptive of a variety of engineering problems. Topics inlcude mathematical modeling of engineeirng problems; ordinary differential equations, matrix and vector analysis, linear algebra eigenvalue problems, Fourier analysis, and partial differential equations. Prerequisites: MAT245 and MAT255 (3 units; Fall)

EGR503-A
McMillan, Margaret M.
09/03/2019 T 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Engineering 302

EGR506 ENGRing Rsrch and Dvlpmnt Method

This course is an introduction to research and development in the fields of engineering. Methods for properly researching a topic, collecting and processing data, drawing conclusions and presenting results are discussed. Special attention is paid to the process of technical development as opposed to research. Co-requisite: EGR501 (3 units; Spring/Summer)

EGR506-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 T 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Engineering ONLN

MCE541 Advanced Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Processes

STA513 Applied Statistics

This course provides an introduction to probability, discrete and continuous random variables, probability distributions, expected values, sampling distributions, point estimation, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing and general linear modeling, Specific topics include tools for describing central tendency and variability in data; methods for performing inference on population means and proportions via sample data; statistical hypothesis testing and its application to group comparisons; issues of power and sample size in study designs; and random sample and other study types. While there are some formulae and computational elements to the course, the emphasis is on qualitative nonlinear thinking, interpretation and concepts. (3 units; Spring)

STA513-A
Noh, Heewon Esther_AKA:_Esther_L
01/06/2020 T 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM TBA ONLN

 

 

Specializations

 

Complete 15 units from the following. Electives may be chosen from one or more of these specialization areas. Headings are for guidance only. 

Aerospace and Thermal Engineering

EGR544 Materials and Mnfctrng Processes

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. (3 units; Spring)

MAT553 Numerical Analysis

In this course students will learn to apply techniques in numerical analysis to solutions of equations of one variable, interpolations and polynomial approximations, numerical integration and differentiation, numerical solutions of initial value problems, iterative methods solving linear systems, approximation theory, approximation Eigenvalues, systems of nonlinear equations, and boundary-value problems for ordinary differential equations. (3 units; Fall even years)

MCE543 Solar Thermal Engineering

MCE544 Advanced Fluid Mechanics

MCE545 Thermal Design of Heat Exchanges

MCE546 Aerodynamics

MCE547 Mechanics of Composite Structures

MCE548 Propulsion

 

Agriculture Engineering

EGR511 Smart Irrigation Systems

This course will focus on computer controlled farm irrigation system evaluation and management. Topics include drip, micro-spray, furrow, border strip, and sprinkler systems. The course will also address irrigation efficiency and uniformity, and pumping costs. (3 units; As Offered)

EGR512 Wells and Pumps

This course will study the water well drilling, design and development. It will also investigate the pump characteristics, system head design, series and parallel operation, design of pump intakes, and variable speed electric drives and engines. (3 units; As Offered)

EGR513 Agricultural Dsgn for Disability

This course focuses on farm equipment design for disability. (3 units; As Offered)

EGR546 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. (3 units; Fall)

EGR546-A
Hekman, Keith A
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 106

 

Biomedical Engineering

EGR544 Materials and Mnfctrng Processes

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. (3 units; Spring)

EGR561 Biomechanics

The course introduces the fundamental principles of mechanics applied to study the physiology of biological systems with emphasis of analyzing human movements. Primary topic areas will include kinematics, statics, and kinetics of human movement including joint and segment position (acceleration, velocity, force and torque; work and power; and inverse solution methods), and an overview of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology. (3 units; Spring)

EGR562 Biomaterials

The course provides students with a fundamental understanding of the material selection process required in engineering for medical applications. Materials to be covered include both short-exposure, such as surgical tools and catheters, and long-exposure, such as implants / shunts. Topics to be included are: the manufacturing process, performance characteristics, biocompatibility testing, and long-term biological response (tissue formation / fibrosis). Relevant design considerations will be discussed, including common medical device standards relating to biomaterials testing and performance. (3 units; Spring)

EGR564 Aqueous Humor Dynamics

This course covers the physical properties and flow dynamics associated with the eye’s aqueous humor, the transparent fluid located in the space between the lens and the cornea. A focus will be placed on flow measurements, outflow pathways and resistance, and ocular biomechanics associated with Intraocular Pressure (IOP) changes. An emphasis will be placed on how these areas directly relate to glaucoma, including various engineered products designed to diagnosis and mitigate the disease. Corequisite: EGR 503 (3 units; As Offered)

EGR566 Occupational Biomechanics

Occupational Biomechanics is applying the field of Biomechanics to the workplace. This course will cover the relationship between human exertions on musculoskeletal injury. (3 units; As Offered)

MCE542 Imaging and Sensing for Engineers

MCE544 Advanced Fluid Mechanics

MCE547 Mechanics of Composite Structures

 

Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control

EGR531 Control Systems

Analog control system modeling, analysis, and design using root locus and frequency response methods. Introduction to state variable methods and digital control. Includes lab projects on real-time control systems. MATLAB and SIMULINK are used extensively as design tools. (3 units; Spring)

EGR531-C
Zheng, Qing
01/13/2020 F 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 119

EGR544 Materials and Mnfctrng Processes

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. (3 units; Spring)

EGR581 Systems Simulation

Model design to simulate discrete event systems with basic input and output analysis using high order languages, applied to industrial systems analysis and design problems. (3 units; As Offered)

EGR581-A
Peters, Kim
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 104

EGR582 Supply Chain and Logistics Mgmt

Apply industrial and systems engineering and management approaches to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of material flow, information flow and cash flow for the entire supply chains. (3 units; As Offered)

EGR582-A
Zhang, Jun
01/13/2020 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 104

MCE544 Advanced Fluid Mechanics

MCE547 Mechanics of Composite Structures

MAT553 Numerical Analysis

In this course students will learn to apply techniques in numerical analysis to solutions of equations of one variable, interpolations and polynomial approximations, numerical integration and differentiation, numerical solutions of initial value problems, iterative methods solving linear systems, approximation theory, approximation Eigenvalues, systems of nonlinear equations, and boundary-value problems for ordinary differential equations. (3 units; Fall even years)

 

Mechanical Engineering

EGR531 Control Systems

Analog control system modeling, analysis, and design using root locus and frequency response methods. Introduction to state variable methods and digital control. Includes lab projects on real-time control systems. MATLAB and SIMULINK are used extensively as design tools. (3 units; Spring)

EGR531-C
Zheng, Qing
01/13/2020 F 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 119

EGR544 Materials and Mnfctrng Processes

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. (3 units; Spring)

EGR546 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. (3 units; Fall)

EGR546-A
Hekman, Keith A
09/03/2019 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 106

EGR565 Special Topics in Engineering

This course offers a concentration upon a specific topic within the field of engineering. The topic varies by semester. May be repeated for credit with a change in topic. (1-4 units; As offered)

EGR599 Independent Study in Engineering

This course provides an opportunity for students who have demonstrated the ability to do independent work to pursue in-depth a engineering topic of particular interest. (1-3 units; As offered)

MCE543 Solar Thermal Engineering

MCE544 Advanced Fluid Mechanics

MCE547 Mechanics of Composite Structures

MAT553 Numerical Analysis

In this course students will learn to apply techniques in numerical analysis to solutions of equations of one variable, interpolations and polynomial approximations, numerical integration and differentiation, numerical solutions of initial value problems, iterative methods solving linear systems, approximation theory, approximation Eigenvalues, systems of nonlinear equations, and boundary-value problems for ordinary differential equations. (3 units; Fall even years)

MCE565 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering

MCE599 Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering

 

Thesis/Project

 

Complete the following sequence resulting in a research thesis or technical report:

EGR507 Research and Development

This course is a continuation of graduate research and development in the fields of engineering. Faculty will supervise the research and measure progress of the work. May be repeated three (3) times for credit. Prerequisite: EGR 506. (3 units; Fall, Spring)

EGR507-A
Jones, Creed F.
05/06/2019 - Online
EGR507-A
Jung, Helen
09/03/2019 - Online
EGR507-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 - Online

EGR508 Documentation and Presentation

This course completes the required graduate research and development sequence in the fields of engineering. The project work or research will be completed, fully documented and presented to a group of faculty, peers and observers. Prerequisite: EGR 506. (3 units; Spring)

EGR508-A
Jones, Creed F.
05/06/2019 - Online
EGR508-A
Jung, Helen
09/03/2019 - Online
EGR508-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2020 - Online