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EGR 120 - Introduction to Engineering (1-2 credits)
Prerequisites: MTH 173, MTH 177
Corequisites: MTH 174
Introduces the engineering profession, professional concepts, ethics, and responsibility. Reviews hand calculators, number systems, and unit conversions. Introduces the personal computer and operating systems. Includes engineering problem solving techniques using computer software. Lecture 0-2 hours. Laboratory 0-3 hours. Total 1-4 hours per week.

EGR 140 Engineering Mechanics—Statics (3 credits)
Prerequisites: MTH 173, MTH 177
Corequisites: MTH 174

Introduces mechanics of vector forces and space, scalar mass and time, including S.I. and U.S. customary units. Teaches equilibrium, free-body diagrams, moments, couples, distributed forces, centroids, moments of inertia analysis of two-force and multi-force members. Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 245 Engineering Mechanics - Dynamics (3 credits)
Prerequisites: EGR 140
Presents approach to kinematics of particles in linear and curvilinear motion. Includes kinematics of rigid bodies in plane motion. Teaches Newton's second law, work-energy and power, impulse and momentum, and problem solving using computers. Lecture 3 hours per week.

EGR 246 Mechanics of Materials (3 credits)
Prerequisite: EGR 140

Teaches concepts of stress, strain, deformation, internal equilibrium, and basic properties of engineering materials. Analyses axial loads, torsion, bending, shear and combines loading. Studies stress transformation and principle stresses, column analysis and energy principles. Lecture 3 hours per week. 

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