Course Catalog : Subject Area




Engineering Courses Offered @ TNCC

Course Description and Pre-requisites
EGR 110 Engineering Graphics
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent. Co-requisite(s): MTH 163. Presents theories and principles of orthographic projection. Studies multiview, pictorial drawings and sketches, geometric construction, sectioning, lettering, tolerancing, dimensioning and auxiliary projections. Studies the analysis and graphic presentation of space relationships of fundamental geometric elements; points, lines, planes, and solids. Includes instruction in computer aided drafting. Lecture 2 hours + lab 2 hours = total 4 hours per week.
EGR 120 Introduction to Engineering
(2 credits) Prerequisite(s): ENF 1 or ENF 2 as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent; four units of high school mathematics or equivalent. Co-requisite(s): MTH 173. Introduces the engineering profession, professional concepts, ethics, and responsibility. Reviews hand calculators, number systems, and unit conversions. Introduces the personal computer, operating systems and processing; engineering problem-solving; and graphic techniques. Lecture 1 hour + lab 3 hours = total 4 hours per week.
EGR 126 Computer Programming For Engineers
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): EGR 120. Introduces computers, their architecture and software. Teaches program development using flowcharts. Solves engineering problems involving programming in "C" or "C++." Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 140 Engineering Mechanics/Statics
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): EGR 120. Co-requisite(s): 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 218 Introduction to Modeling and Simulation
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): EGR 126 or CSC 201. Co-requisite(s): MTH 174. Introduces basic concepts in modeling, simulation, and visualization. Includes applications in various phases of product creation and development; use of software and hardware interfaces to improve use and understanding of simulations; and current topics and future directions in modeling, simulation, and visualization. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 230 Discrete Event Simulation
(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): EGR 218. Includes basic simulation concepts and terms, queuing theory models for discrete event systems, structure of discrete event simulations, problem formulation and specification, input data representation, output data analysis, verification and validation, and the design of simulation experiments. Lecture 3 hours plus laboratory 3 hours per week = total 6 hours per week.
EGR 245 Engineering Mechanics/Dynamics
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): EGR 140. Co-requisite(s): MTH 277. 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(s): EGR 140. Co-requisite(s): MTH 291. Teaches concepts of stress, strain, deformation, internal equilibrium, and basic properties of engineering materials. Analyzes axial loads, torsion, bending, shear and combined loading. Studies stress transformation and principal stresses, column analysis and energy principles. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 260 Circuit Analysis
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): EGR 120. Co-requisite(s): MTH 291. Covers topics in linear circuit analysis, including basic electrical properties, resistive circuits, network equations, operational amplifiers, network reduction techniques, network theorems, two-port parameters and networks, inductors, capacitors, first-order circuits, second-order circuits and phasor analysis. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 261 Signals and Systems
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): EGR 260. Covers topics including Laplace transforms and Laplace transform analysis of circuits, time and frequency domain representation of linear systems, methods of linear system analysis including convolution and Laplace transforms, frequency domain representation of signals including frequency response, filters, Fourier series, and Fourier transforms.
EGR 277 Digital Logic
(3 credits) Prerequisite(s): EGR 260. Co-requisite(s): EGR 278. Presents an introduction to digital logic, including such topics as number systems, Boolean Algebra, minimization techniques, implementation of digital functions, sequential machines, state diagrams, state tables, and programmable logic devices. Lecture 3 hours per week.
EGR 278 Digital Logic Laboratory
(2 credits) Co-requisite(s): EGR 277. Constructs digital logic circuits to verify analysis and design methods. Covers logic gates, combinational and sequential logic circuits, programmable logic devices, measurement techniques, and report writing. Laboratory 4 hours per week.
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