General Engineering Courses Description

COMP 208-PROGRAMMING I (3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab): Computer fundamentals. Computer system components: hardware and software. Problem solving and flowcharts/pseudocode. High level programming: data types, structured programming constructs, input and output, expressions and assignments, selection, repetition, arrays. 

CVLE 210-STATICS (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab): Force vectors (analytical and graphical methods), free-body diagrams; equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies in two and three dimensions; structural elements and supports; plane and space trusses; axial, shear, and moment diagrams of beams; Cable-supported structures. Friction; center of gravity and centroid; moment of inertia. Applications.

INME 221-ENGINEERING ECONOMY (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab): Basics principles and techniques of economic analysis of engineering project, time value of money, cost allocation and estimation, evaluation of engineering projects and investments, depreciation, inflation, bond and loan financing, after tax cash flow analysis, sensitivity analysis, selection among mutually exclusive alternatives using present worth, annual worth, internal rate of return, benefit-cost.

MCHE 201-ENGINEERING DRAWING AND GRAPHICS (3Crs.: 2Lec,2Lab): Constructional Geometry-constructing tangents. Plane curves and polygons. Orthographic drawing and theory of sketching shapes and surface identification. Orthographic projection of views. Sectional views and conventions. Pictorial drawing. Applications of Auto-CAD software for 2D drawings and solid modeling; project.

MCHE213-DYNAMICS (3Crs.: 3Lec,0Lab):Dynamics of a particle, system of particles, and planar rigid bodies using Newton’s law of motion. Work and energy principle, impulse and momentum principle. Free-body diagram and concept of equilibrium. Inertia properties of rigid bodies .