University of Texas at El Paso Academic Catalog

Academic Catalog

Basic Engineering Courses

Courses

BE 1205.  Graphics in Engineering Design.  

Graphic Fundamentals in Engineering Design: [TCCN ENGR 1204] Fundamentals of multiview projections, auxiliaries, sections, pictorial drawings, dimensioning; introduction to CAD, decision process, and geographical information systems.

Department: Basic Engineering

2 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hours

BE 2303.  Intro. to Mats. Sci. and Engr..  

Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering: [TCCN ENGR 2332] Introduction to properties of engineering materials and relationships to their structure, behavior, and processing; materials testing and measurement of properties. Selection of materials for engineering applications considering interrelationships between structure, properties, processing, and performance.

Department: Basic Engineering

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM 1305 w/C or better)

BE 2338.  Mechanics II.  

Mechanics II: [TCCN ENGR 2302] A second course in Newtonian mechanics; dynamics (kinematics and kinetics) of particles and rigid bodies; work and energy; impulse and momentum.

Department: Basic Engineering

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better)

BE 2375.  Intro. to Thermal-Fluid Sci..  

Introduction to Thermal-Fluid Science: [TCCN ENGR 2334] An introduction to the basic concepts of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics to include properties, property relationships, states and fields. Presentation of the basic equations of thermal-fluid science, continuity, first and second laws of thermodynamics and momentum. BE 2338 may be taken concurrently with BE 2375.

Department: Basic Engineering

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (BE 2338 w/C or better ) OR (MECH 2338 w/C or better)

BE 2377.  Electrical Circuits and Motors.  

Electrical Circuits and Motors: [TCCN ENGR 2305] Principles of electrical circuits, generators, and motors. Introduction to electronics and introduction to microprocessors for data acquisition.

Department: Basic Engineering

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (PHYS 2421 w/C or better ) OR (PHYS 2411 w/C or better)

BE 2434.  Mechanics I.  

Mechanics I: [TCCN ENGR 2301] A first course in Newtonian mechanics using vectors. Equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, forces in space, centroids, moments of inertia, study of stress and strain; use of stress-load equations to determine the state of stress in specific structural elements; study of combined stresses.

Department: Basic Engineering

4 Credit Hours
6 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411A w/C or better AND MATH 1411B w/C or better AND MATH 1411C w/C or better)