ENGRI 1170

ENGRI 1170

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.

Introduction to fundamentals of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Students learn and understand topics such as stress and strain, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, automotive engineering, and engineering design and product development. Emphasis is placed on critically examining problem solutions to begin developing engineering intuition. Key components of the class include in-class discussions, homework, laboratory experiments, and a group design project.

When Offered Fall.

Comments Course in Introduction to Engineering series. This ENGRI course is not required for entry into the Mechanical Engineering major.

  • Students will be able to perform unit conversion, estimation, approximations, and think critically about engineering problems.
  • Have a basic understanding and ability to solve problems in major areas of the mechanical engineering curriculum.
  • Have experience designing and building a device (e.g. a small battery-powered car), and performing and documenting laboratory experiments.
  • Become comfortable identifying a system and its interactions with surroundings and using this approach to solve problems.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: MAE 1170

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 10540 ENGRI 1170   LEC 001

  • No wait-list. Enroll in ENGRI 1170 only. No enrollment in MAE 1170. This course is not required for affiliation with M.E.

  • 10541 ENGRI 1170   LAB 421

  • 10542 ENGRI 1170   LAB 431

  • 10543 ENGRI 1170   LAB 441

  • 10544 ENGRI 1170   LAB 451