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Engineering Courses

Engineering Courses

Introduction to Electrical Engineering

Course Number: ENGIN 18
Units: 4

Class: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR)

Formerly offered as ENGIN 17
Prerequisite(s) PHYS 4B and MATH 3F or 3D

Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Basic circuit elements, modeling, critical la s and network theorems: Analysis of techniques of lumped, linear circuits including operational ampli ers analysis of AC circuits and power; semiconductor diodes and rectifier design.

 

Engineering Graphics

Course Number: ENGIN 22
Units: 3

Class: 1 hour lecture, 6 hours laboratory (GR)

Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Fundamentals of engineering graphics: Technical drawings and design, description geometry, vector geometry, and graphical computation; CAD techniques used in solving problems. 0901.00

 

Engineering Mechanics – Statics

Course Number: ENGIN 35
Units: 3

Class: 3 hours lecture (GR) Prerequisite(s) MATH 3C and PHYS 4A

Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Vectorial treatment of principles of the static of particles and rigid bodies: Applications to problem of two- and three-dimensional systems; centroids and moments of inertia, structures, friction, and principles of virtual work.

 

Properties of Materials

Course Description: ENGIN 45
Units: 3

Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR)

Prerequisite(s) CHEM 1A and PHYS 4A

Recommended preparation ENGL 1A

Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Study of the properties of materials: Crystalline and non-crystalline structure and the microstructure that determines the thermodynamic, mechanical, electronic, magnetic, and environmental properties of metallic, ceramic, polyermic, composite, and electronic materials.

 

Fundamentals of Biomedical
Engineering Instrumentation

Course Number: ENGIN 50

Units: 3

Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR)

Recommended preparation ENGL 201B or ES 52B, E/ ET 204, CIS 205 or B S 219
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Standard of measurements required for Biomedical Engineering Instrumentation: Fundamental physical quantities and physical constants, the periodic table of the elements, mechanical diagrams and blueprint reading for laboratory and product development, use of calipers, micrometers, thermometers, scales and balances. Properties of light and the electromagnetic spectrum.

 

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering I

Course Number: ENGIN 51
Units: 3

Class: 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR)

Recommended preparation ENGL 201B or ESL 52B, E/ ET 204, ENGIN 50, CIS 205 or B S 219
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Introduction to biomedical engineering technology for laboratory and product development: Soft-lithography technology applied to medical devices using soft- matter materials; Advanced development in industry cleanroom environment, standard operating procedures, documentation and characteri ation using microscopy instruments.

 

Regulations for Medical Device Technology

Course Number: ENGIN 53
Unit: 1

Class: 1 hour lecture (GR)
Recommended preparation ENGL 201B

Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Introduction to U.S. and international regulatory
and quality management system requirements for medical devices: Primary focus in U.S. Food and Drug Administration Regulations.

 

Computer Programming for Engineers Using MATLAB

Coure Number: ENGIN 77
Units: 4

Class: 3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory (GR)

Recommended preparation MATH 3A

Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Description: Introduction to computer programming techniques and the use of AT AB for solving computer-based engineering problems Basic programming techniques including loops, conditionals, and procedural programming; data analysis and graphing; linear algebra and matrices, solutions to systems of linear equations numerical integration and di erentiation, graphic interpolations.
AA/AS area 4c

 

Earth Systems: Sustainability, Ecology and Environmental Justice for Technicians and Engineers

Course Number: ENGIN 100
Units: 3

Class: 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Description: Introduction to earth’s ecological systems: The built environment and principles of sustainability with a focus on ecology, systems theory, the application of technology, and environmental justice. Investigation of green collar jobs in construction, renewable energy, and building performance elds Designed for students of Architecture and Engineering Technology, Carpentry, Construction Management, Electricity/Electronics Technology, Engineering, and Environmental Control Technology.
AA/AS area 1, 2