2nd Year: Principles of Engineering

  • Course Description

    Through problems that engage and challenge, students explore a broad range of engineering topics, including mechanisms, the strength of structures and materials, and automation. Students develop skills in problem solving, research, and design while learning strategies for design process documentation, collaboration, and presentation.

    Class Topics:

    Semester 1

    Unit 1: Energy and Power
    Energy Sources
    Energy Applications
    Design Problem-Energy and Power

    Unit 2: Materials and Structures
    Material Properties
    Material Testing
    Design Problem-Materials & Structures

    Semester 2

    Unit 3: Control Systems
    Machine Control
    Fluid Power
    Design Problem-Control Systems

    Unit 4: Statistics and Kinematics