**COURSE NUMBERING**

With the exception of Engineering 1000, courses offered by the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science are identified by a four-digit numbering system, each digit signifying the following:

FIRST - Academic term during which the course is normally offered

SECOND - The primary areas of study, namely:

1 - Complementary Studies

2 - Structure and Behaviour of Materials

3 - Physical Concepts

4 - Mathematics

5 - Engineering Design

6 - Resource-Related

7 - Civil Engineering

8 - Electrical and Computer Engineering

9 - Mechanical Engineering

0 - Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering

THIRD - Course grouping within areas or programs

FOURTH - Course sequence or revision.

In accordance with Senate's *Policy Regarding Inactive Courses*,
courses which have not been offered in the previous three academic
years and which are not scheduled to be offered in the current academic
year have been removed from the following listing. For information
about any of these inactive courses, please contact the Dean of the
Faculty.

TERM 1 COURSES

TERM 2 COURSES

TERM 3 COURSES

TERM 4 COURSES

TERM 5 COURSES

TERM 6 COURSES

TERM 7 COURSES

TERM 8 COURSES

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TERM 1 COURSES

*NOTE: All students take a Complementary Studies elective in Term
1 (For a list of electives see* COMPLEMENTARY
STUDIES COURSES*)*.

**1000. An Introduction to Engineering.** What is
engineering? Historical perspective. Creativity and design.
Engineering problem solving. Fields of engineering. Communication
skills. Ethics and professional responsibility.

**1313. Mechanics I.** **Statics with an
Introduction to Dynamics.** Introduction to vector algebra.
Coplanar and non-coplanar force systems, equivalent force systems,
moments and equilibrium, emphasizing the use of free body diagrams.
Analysis of trusses, frames and machines. Dry friction. Centers of
gravity and centroids. Moments of inertia of areas. Geometric aspects
of particle motion (kinematics).

**1333. Basic Electrical Concepts and Circuits.**
Electrical charge, the electric field, energy and voltage, electric
current; the magnetic field and its relation to current; sources of
electromotive force. Basics of signals and waveforms, periodicity,
average and root-mean-square values. Conduction, charge storage, and
magnetic flux changes as a basis for component models as resistance,
capacitance, and inductance; power and energy relationships.
Kirchhoff's laws; formulation and solution for simple circuits;
equivalent circuits; Thevenin and Norton representations. The
sinusoidal steady state for R-L-C circuits; energy transfer and power,
energy storage and reactive power; phasor methods. Relevant laboratory
exercises.

*NOTE: Credit cannot be obtained for both Engineering 1333 and 2333.*

**1405. Engineering Mathematics I.** Linear systems and
matrices, vector spaces, sequences & series, complex numbers,
parametric and polar curves.

**1504. Engineering Graphics.** Graphics Fundamentals:
This part of the course covers the fundamentals of effective graphic
communication skills, including drawing with instruments, freehand
sketching, orthographic projections of solid objects, auxiliary views,
sections, three dimensional pictorials, dimensioning and tolerances,
working drawings, and assembly drawings. Computer Graphics: This part
of the course introduces the use of a computer aided design package
for the construction of two-dimensional drawings and three-dimensional
models of engineering objects. These models are used for creating all
the necessary projections for the production of engineering drawings.
The engineering graphics principles and visualization skills developed
in the graphics portion of the course are employed and reinforced.

**2205. Chemistry and Physics of Engineering Materials I.**
An introduction to the structure and properties of engineering
materials, in particular metals, semiconductors, ceramics, glasses and
polymers. Topics include a review of atomic bonding, discussion of
basic crystalline and amorphous structures, point and line defects,
and the role these structural features play in elastic and plastic
deformation, yield, fracture, glass transition, thermal conductivity,
thermal expansion, specific heat and electrical conductivity. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**2313. Mechanics II.** **Kinematics and Kinetics
of Rigid Bodies.** Kinematics, review of particle kinematics,
rigid body kinematics in a plane, introduction to rigid body
kinematics in 3-D. Kinetics (particle and rigid body theory),
force-acceleration, work-energy, impulse momentum. Engineering
applications of rigid body kinematics and kinetics.

**2420. Structured Programming.** Simple programs and
the programming environment. An introduction to computer architecture
- hardware, instructions and data. The major control structures as
building blocks for computer programs. Variables, constants and data
types, representations, ranges and declarations. Simple input/output
processes and data formatting. Strings. Functions, subroutines and the
basic issues of modularity. Programming style. Sequential files.

**2422. Engineering Mathematics II.** Partial
differentiation, ordinary differential equations, Laplace transforms,
applications.

**2503. Engineering Design.** This course introduces
students to the design process through project based activities.
Students will develop a systematic approach to open-ended problem
solving. Topics incorporated into the design activities include the
development of problem statements and design criteria, solution
generation, solution evaluation, feasibility analysis, team work,
project management and effective communications. The lab portion of the
course provides exposure to practical design issues, familiarity with
common shop practice and tools, and an opportunity to fabricate some of
the proposed design solutions.

**200W. Professional Development Seminars.** Seminars
introducing the student to co-operative education. Topics include
objectives for the work term component of the engineering program,
preparation for the job competition, interview skills, the work
environment, basic professional ethics, communication in the work
place, occupational health and safety, learning goals in the work
place, work reports.

**001W. Engineering Work Term I (Spring Semester).** For
most students this Work Term represents their first experience in an
engineering or related work environment and as such represents the
first opportunity to evaluate their choice of pursuing an engineering
education. Students are expected to learn, develop and practice the
basic standards of behaviour, discipline and performance normally
found in their work environment.

The communications component for Work Term 1 consists of two documents which must be submitted for evaluation; additional communications requirements (e.g. technical report, manual) may be requested by the employer. The two documents to be submitted to the Engineering Co-operative Education Office are:

1. Personal Job Diary

2. Work Term Journal or Short Technical Report or Portfolio.

Detailed guidelines for the preparation of these documents are provided in the Engineering Student Co-op Handbook. These documents should be submitted or postmarked no later than the last official day of the work term as shown in the University Calendar.

**011W. Engineering Practice Program.** This
program is intended to improve the student's skills in oral and
written communication, comprehension, problem solving and analysis.
The program will normally be an alternative to the first work term
encountered by the student and may only be taken on the recommendation
of the Office of Co- operative Education and the approval of the
Faculty Committee on Undergraduate Studies. The student will be
evaluated in this program and must achieve a mark of 60% in order to
be promoted to the subsequent academic term.

**TERM 3 COURSES**

**3054. Ocean Engineering Hydrostatics.** This is an
introductory course to naval architecture and marine engineering. It
discusses the basic principles of the statics of rigid floating or
submerged structures. These include: ships, offshore platforms and
submersibles. Methods of analysis of the hydrostatics, stability and
trim, damage stability and the statics of mooring systems are
introduced. Applications are also discussed.

**3205. Chemistry and Physics of Engineering Materials II.**
Aspects of chemical and physical processes and microscopic structure
relevant to the production and use of engineering materials, focusing
on metals, alloys, silicates, portland cement, plastics and adhesives,
composites, and wood. Topics include solid-state solutions and
compounds, alloy structures, phase diagrams, reaction rates,
solid-state transformations, polymerization, oxidation and corrosion,
hardness, creep, fatigue, fracture toughness, and visco-elastic
deformation. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**3422. Discrete Mathematics for Engineering.** An
introduction to discrete mathematics including a selection of topics
such as propositional logic, introductory predicate logic,
mathematical reasoning, induction, sets, relations, functions,
integers, graphs, trees, and models of computation.

**3423. Probability and Statistics.** Probability;
probability distributions; probability densities; sampling
distribution; hypothesis testing; regression and correlation.

**3610. Earth Sciences for Civil Engineering.**
Introduction to basic concepts in Geology and Mining with emphasis on
applications in Civil, Geological, Mining and Environmental Engineering
through the use of case histories. Includes the study of rocks and
minerals in selected field and laboratory exercises.

**3703. Surveying and Geomatics.** Plane surveying:
distance, elevation, and angle measurements; horizontal and vertical
curves; plane survey calculations; area and volume computations.
Photogrammetry: sensors and platforms, mathematics of photogrammetry;
instruments and equipment, photogrammetric products, digital
photogrammetry, remote sensing, and introduction to global positioning
and geographical information systems (GIS). A surveying field school to
introduce students to the use of surveying equipment and mapping will
be held in the first two weeks of the term. Relevant laboratory
exercises.

**3731. Materials of Construction.** Physical properties
of common construction materials, primarily metals, woods, concrete and
asphalt; examination of properties with respect to design and use of
end product; design procedures for concrete and asphalt; introduction
to the use of reference handbooks and manufacturers specifications.
Introduction to reinforced concrete. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**3821. Circuit Analysis.** Review of basic circuit
concepts and component models; sinusoidal steady-state; multi-terminal
components, dependent sources, two-port networks; network topology,
formulation of branch voltage and chord current equations, node, loop,
mixed and state equations; network responses for various source
excitations and initial conditions; network functions and network
theorems. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**3844. Basic Electrical Components and Systems.**
(Non-Electrical Engineering Students) Introduction to electrical
engineering; review of circuit concepts and analysis; operational
amplifiers; filters; analog electronics and instrumentation;
transducers; basics of rotating machinery and transformers; models,
characteristics and applications of dc motors, induction motors,
synchronous motors and transformers; introduction to motor control;
plant power system; electrical safety.

**3861. Digital Logic.** Number systems and arithmetic,
Boolean algebra; combinational logic circuits: gates, memory devices,
programmable logic devices; asynchronous sequential logic circuits:
flip-flops, counters, registers; synchronous sequential logic
circuits: races and hazards, introduction to algorithmic state
machines; design with digital integrated circuits. Relevant laboratory
exercises.

**3891. Advanced Programming.** Advanced procedural
language programming; data structures, user defined types, unions and
pointers; modularization techniques, scope and data hiding;
object-oriented programming; classes, objects and attributes; data
encapsulation, member and non-member functions; overloading, methods
and friend functions; inheritance, sub- and super-classes.

**3901. Thermodynamics I.** Macroscopic approach to
heat, work, and energy; properties of pure substances; conservation of
mass; conservation of energy for open and closed systems; thermal
efficiency and coefficients of performance; the second law of
thermodynamics and its corollaries; entropy; second law analysis of
thermodynamic systems; second law efficiency. Relevant laboratory
exercises.

**3933. Mechanisms and Machines.** Overview of
mechanisms within machines; graphical and matrix methods for analysis
of moving mechanisms; kinematics and kinetics of planar mechanisms;
dynamic formulations: Newton-Euler and Lagrangian; loads on
mechanisms; synthesis of mechanisms. Synthesis project. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**3941. Production Technology.** Overview of production;
production strategies; dimensioning and tolerancing; basic material
removal processes; forming and shaping processes; casting, molding,
extrusion and joining processes; computer aided machining; new
technologies. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**002W. Engineering Work Term 2 (Winter Semester).**
Students are expected to further develop and expand their knowledge and
work- related skills thus enabling them to accept increased
responsibility and challenge. Students should also demonstrate an
ability to deal with increasingly complex word-related concepts and
problems*.*

The communications component for Work Term 2 consists of two documents: an Industry Company Profile (ICP) which must be submitted for evaluation and a Job Diary which will not be submitted but must be available for review during monitoring. Additional documents (e.g. technical report, manual) may be requested by the employer. The ICP consists of a general industry profile, a company profile, an outline of the student's role within the company and supporting documents. The words Industry and Company are used here in a broad sense and include governments, regulatory agencies etc. Detailed guidelines for the preparation of the ICP are provided in the Co-op Student Handbook. The ICP should be submitted or postmarked no later than the last official day of the work term as shown in the University Calendar.

**TERM 4 COURSES**

*NOTE: Engineering 4102 is a required Complementary Studies
course.*

**4061. Marine Production Management.** Introduction to
engineering and related management information systems; demand
forecasting; planning and scheduling; plant layout including assembly
line balancing, process and group technology layout, fixed position
layout, plus flexible manufacturing, just in time, and computer
integrated manufacturing concepts; productivity measurement and
management; introduction to quality management; tendering and bidding
on contracts; human resource management.

**4102. Engineering Economics.** Introduction to
concepts in the determination of the economic feasibility of
engineering undertakings, especially the time value of money-interest
rates, depreciation, replacement, economic life, present value, rate
of return, payback period. Other topics will include financing, supply
and demand, private and social cost estimations, secondary and
intangible benefits and costs, benefit-cost models, economic risk
analysis, economic optimization.

**4312. Mechanics of Solids I.** Axial force, shear and
bending moment. Stress-strain relations. Torsion. Bending and shearing
stress in beams. Thin cylinders. Compound stresses. Transformation of
stress. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**4322. Thermal Sciences.** Fundamental concepts
associated with thermodynamics, fluid dynamics and heat transfer;
first and second laws of thermodynamics; system and control volume
analysis; classification of flows; introduction to boundary layers and
drag; convection, conduction and radiation heat transfer; thermal
insulation and calculation of R-values; cooling of electrical
components.

**4422. Introduction to Numerical Methods.** Errors;
numerical stability; solution of linear and nonlinear equations and
systems; introduction to eigenvalues and eigenvectors; function and
data approximations; numerical differentiation and integration of
functions; numerical solution of ordinary differential equations.
Relevant computer laboratory exercises.

**4423. Numerical Methods for Electrical Engineers.**
Introduction to numerical methods including analysis of errors;
interpolation; solution of linear systems of equations; eigenvalues
and eigenvectors; solution of nonlinear equations; optimization
methods; numerical differentiation and integration; solution of
ordinary differential equations; random number generators; introduction
to simulation methods. Relevant computer laboratory exercises.

**4717. Applied Environmental Science and Engineering.**Nature
and scope of environmental problems; concept of sustainable
development; natural environmental hazards; introduction to ecology,
microbiology and epidemiology; basic concepts of environmental quality
parameters and standards; solid and hazardous wastes; atmospheric,
noise, and water pollution, their measurements, and control. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**4723. Geotechnical Engineering I.** Introduction to soil as a
three-phase material; physical and mechanical properties; structure;
classification of soils; hydraulic properties; permeability; effective
stress concept in soils; shear strength, types of tests and
applications; one-dimensional consolidation theory. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**4823. Introduction to Systems & Signals.**
Introduction to systems and signals; mechanical and electrical
analogues; principles of linear superposition and time invariance;
definition, properties, and use of the delta function; applications of
complex functions and variables; impulse and step responses;
input-output relations of continuous-time systems in terms of
convolution and transfer functions; frequency response plots; the
Fourier transform and applications; applications of Laplace transform
to filtering, communications, and controls. Relevant laboratory
exercises.

**4854. Electronic Devices and Circuits.** Principles of
operation of the diode, bipolar junction transistor and metal-oxide
semiconductor, field-effect transistor; terminal characteristics,
graphical analysis; biasing of devices; device and circuit models of
dc, small-signal and high-frequency analysis; single-stage amplifiers;
differential and multi-stage amplifiers; digital electronics;
applications of electronic devices; design of regulated dc power
supplies and mid-frequency signal amplifiers using discrete components;
computer-aided analysis and design of electronic circuits. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**4862. Microprocessors.** Microprocessor architecture.
Assembly language programming: addressing modes, table look up. Memory
mapped devices. Interfacing techniques: parallel, serial. Timing
control. Analog input and output. Computer displays. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**4892. Data Structures.** Fundamental data structures;
recursive structures and programming techniques; modularity and
reusability; time complexity and efficient data structures; procedure
abstraction; data abstraction and precise documentation of data
structures.

**4901. Thermodynamics II.** Thermodynamic cycles: power
and refrigeration applications; human comfort and air conditioning:
mixture of gases and vapours, humidity, psychometrics; chemically
reacting mixtures; combustion. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**4913. Fluid Mechanics I.** Fluid statics; fluid flow
phenomena; control volume analysis of fluid motion; conservation of
mass, momentum and energy; Bernoulli equation; head losses.
Applications of conservation laws: flow measurement devices; pipe
networks; momentum devices; dimensional analysis. Boundary layer
phenomena. Lift and drag. Relevant laboratory exercises.

*NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Engineering 5713 and
Engineering 4913.*

**4933. Electro-mechanical Systems.** Review of motors
and sensors; hydraulics and pneumatics; basics of automatic control:
control system simulation; digital electronics; computer based
controllers; programmable miniature controllers; direct digital
controllers; programmable logic controllers. Case studies. Synthesis
project. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**003W. Engineering Work Term 3 (Fall Semester).**
Students should have the sufficient academic grounding and work
experience to contribute in a positive manner to the engineering
design and problem solving processes practiced in the work
environment. Students can become better acquainted with their chosen
discipline, can observe and appreciate the attitudes, responsibilities,
and ethics normally expected of engineers. Students are expected to
show greater independence and responsibility in their assigned work
functions.

The communications component for Work Term 3 consists of preparing a formal, descriptive technical report which must be submitted for evaluation. Students are also expected to keep a job diary. Additional communication requirements may be requested by the employer. The technical descriptive report should describe a technical process, project, procedure or investigation chosen from the student's work environment. Guidelines for the preparation of a descriptive technical report are provided in the Co-op Student Handbook. The report should be submitted or postmarked no later than the last official day of the work term as shown in the University Calendar.

**TERM 5 COURSES**

*NOTE: All students take an approved Complementary Studies
elective in Term 5. The elective is chosen from a list provided by the
Office of the Associate Dean*.

**5011. Resistance and Propulsion of Ships I.**
Phenomena resisting the motion of ships and some factors considered in
the design of the marine screw propeller. The topics include the
resistance due to friction, wave making, form appendage, wind and
waves, squat, blockage, and shallow water effects, and also include
the estimation of powering using methodical series and statistical
methods as well as a treatment of the resistance of some specialist
vessels, e.g. semisubmersibles and hydrofoils. Topics considered in
the design of the marine screw propeller include propeller theory,
blade sections, blade strength, methodical series charts, efficiency
elements, lifting line calculations, cavitation, and propellers in
non-uniform flow. Relevant laboratory exercises are provided.

**5101. The Engineering Profession.** Origins and
development of Engineering as a profession and an examination of its
values. The place of technology in society and the nature of
technological decisions.

**5312. Mechanics of Solids II.** Failure theories for
ductile and brittle materials; statically determinate and
indeterminate beams; elastic bending of beams; impact loads; stability
of columns with centric and eccentric loads; plastic bending of beams;
plastic hinges. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**5432. Advanced Calculus.** (Electrical). Vector
Calculus, partial differential equations, Fourier series, boundary
value problems.

**5434. Applied Mathematical Analysis.** (Civil).
Numerical and analytical solution of systems or ordinary differential
equations using predictor-corrector and Runge-Kutta methods; boundary
value problems, eigenvalue problems, numerical dsolution of partial
differential equations using the methods of finite differences, (SOLR)
successive over-relaxation and characteristics, simplex method for
linear programming; numerical Fourier Analysis.

**5435. Advanced Calculus.** Overview of vector
calculus; Gauss's theorem; Stokes' theorem; Green's theorem. Partial
differential equations for mechanical systems: classification and
solution. Calculus of variations: functionals for mechanical systems;
Lagrangian formulation of dynamics.

**5706. Design of Concrete Structures.** Review of
concrete mix design; design methods and requirements, strength of
rectangular sections in bending, balanced condition at ultimate
strength with tension reinforcement, bending with both tension and
compression reinforcement; serviceability, deflections, flexural crack
control for beams and one-way slabs; shear strength, inclined cracking,
and shear reinforcement; bond stress and development of reinforcement;
T-sections in bending; members in compression and bending; length
effects, lateral ties, spiral reinforcement and longitudinal bar
placement. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**5708. Design of Civil Engineering Systems.** Introduction to
civil engineering systems, optimization in design, risk and decision
analysis, and measurements; risk management, uncertainty associated
with competition, optimizing using mathematical programming;
introduction to dynamic programming and network analysis; applications
of systems techniques to various subdisciplines of civil engineering.

**5713. Fluid Mechanics.** Properties of fluids; fluid
statics; buoyancy and stability; kinematics, continuity, energy and
momentum principles; energy and hydraulic gradelines; laminar and
turbulent flow; introduction to boundary layers, drag, jets and wakes;
fluid measurement; principles of similitude and modelling. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

*NOTE: Credit may not be obtained for both Engineering 5713 and
Engineering 4342.*

**5812. Basic Electromagnetics.** Coulomb's law and
electric field intensity; electric flux density and Gauss' law;
electrostatic potential and energy; conductors, dielectrics, and
capacitance; Laplace's and Poisson's equations; the steady magnetic
field; magnetic forces and magnetic materials; steady magnetic field
and static electric field.

**5821. Control Systems I.** Transfer functions and
state space models for dynamic systems, signal flow graphs; negative
feedback, ON-OFF and proportional -integral-derivative controllers;
stability, dynamic response, and steady state tracking errors in linear
feedback systems; root locus methods, compensation; analysis and
compensator design in the frequency domain, Nyquist stability
criterion, gain and phase margins; sampled data controllers; software
and hardware design and implementation of multivariable controllers;
design of programmable logic controller (PLC) based process automation.

Relevant laboratory exercises.

**5842. Electromechanical Devices.** Introduction to
fundamental principles of energy conversion; review of three-phase
systems; magnetic fields and circuits; transformer models, performance
and applications; basic concepts of rotating machines; translational
and rotational transducers; characteristics, performance and control of
dc machines; principles of ac generators and motors. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**5854. Analog Electronics.** Fundamental feedback
equations and their applications; feedback topologies in electronics;
operational amplifiers: ideal models and circuits, and detailed
analysis of specifications; bias currents, offset voltages, CMRR,
noise, slew rate and bandwidth; interface circuits, comparators,
sample-and-hold, A/D and D/A converters; phase-locked loops;
computer-aided design and analysis of electronic circuits. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**5865. Digital Systems.** Review of basic topics in
logic design; advanced minimization techniques; design of
combinational and sequential circuits with programmable logic devices
(PLDs); topics in state machine design; asynchronous sequential
circuits; introduction to microprogramming; central processing unit
design; memory management; parallel processing; advanced computer
architectures; design automation; design for testability; digital system
reliability; transmission line effects.

**5891. Design and Analysis of Algorithms.** Basic
combinatorial analysis; recursive algorithms; complexity analysis;
sorting and searching; problem solving strategies; complexity classes;
computability and undecidability.

**5895. Software Design.** Overview of software
engineering; methods of modular decomposition, information hiding,
planning for change, object-oriented design; software implementation;
design for reuse; fail-safe and fail-stop design; design of
distributed systems.

**5913. Fluid Mechanics II.** Differential analysis of
fluid motion; conservation of mass: continuity equation; conservation
of momentum: Navier-Stokes equations; conservation of energy; inviscid
incompressible flows; low Reynolds number flows; boundary layer flows;
compressible flows. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**5926. Mechanical Component Design I.** Review of loads
and stresses; design of springs, power screws, threaded fasteners,
clutches, brakes, belt drives, spur gears, and gear trains. Synthesis
project. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**5932. Mechanical Vibrations.** Free and forced
vibrations of single and multi-degree of freedom systems; response to
periodic and non-periodic excitations; vibration isolation and
control; vibration measurement. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**004W. Engineering Work Term 4 (Spring Semester).**
Students should anticipate greater participation in their selected
engineering discipline and become more experienced and proficient with
the appropriate design procedures. Students are expected to acquire
improved speed and accuracy in their work and at the same time, be
willing to accept greater responsibility and to function with less
direct supervision. The use and importance of recently acquired
analytical skills in engineering analysis should become more apparent
and be applied when appropriate. The purpose and application of
specifications and codes should be demonstrated when necessary*.*

The communication component for Work Term 4 consists of an oral presentation on a technical subject taken from the student's work environment; additional communication requirements may be requested by the employer. Preferably the topic should be specifically related to the students's work. The presentation should be of 10 minutes duration and will be given on campus in a formal setting after students have returned to class. A written summary is also required. Guidelines for the preparation of this oral presentation are provided in the Co-op Student Handbook.

**TERM 6 COURSES**

*NOTE: Engineering 6101 is a required Complementary Studies
course for all students.*

**6002. Ship Hull Strength.** Longitudinal strength,
still water and wave bending moment, shear and bending moment curves,
Smith Correction, section modulus calculation, torsion and racking
forces. Bulkhead and girder scantlings, portal frame analysis by
moment distribution and energy method. Finite element analysis. Use of
Classification Society rules for design of midship section.

**6020. Marine Propulsion.** This is a second course in
marine screw propellers and ship powering which includes design and
analysis of marine propellers and unconventional propulsion devices.
Significant emphasis is placed on systems such as waterjets; podded and
azimuthing propulsors; contra-rotating propellers; high efficiency
devices such as van wheels, wake equalizing ducts, swirl vanes; ducted
propellers; novel devices such as oscillating propulsors to wind
propulsion; design of ice-class marine propellers; and ship powering
evaluation methods for vessels with compound propulsors. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**6030. Dynamics and Maneuvering of Ocean Vehicles.**
Applications of the linearised equations of motion to ocean vehicle
problems with single and multiple degrees of freedom. Dynamics and
maneuvering of marine vehicles: motions in calm water and in waves;
hydrodynamics effects such as added mass, radiation and viscous
damping; strip theory; irregular motions; and systems for course
keeping and motion control. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**6045. Marine Engineering Systems.** Shafting system
design; shafting system vibration analysis, study of exciting forces
and moments, and balancing of reciprocating and rotating machinery;
heat transfer and marine heat exchangers; incompressible fluid flow and
piping system design and selection of appropriate pumping devices.
Relevant laboratory exercises.

**6101. Assessment of Technology.** This course deals
with the issues of the impact of technology on society from an
economic, environmental and sociological point of view. Public safety
as an engineering responsibility will also be covered. Students will
be expected to participate in group discussions, write a number of
essays and give oral presentations.

**6601. Introduction to Offshore Petroleum Engineering.**
Introduction to the offshore oil and gas engineering industry; the harsh
environment; types of platforms and structures; the field surveying
process; and exploration phase of offshore oil development. An
introduction to petroleum fluids, equipment and processes. Composition
and physical properties of liquid and gaseous petroleum fluids.
Production drilling and completion methods and equipment. Producing
mechanisms. Separation and compression processes and equipment.
Instrumentation and control systems. Transportation systems. Refinery
processes.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**6705. Structural Analysis I.** Structure
classification and loads. Building code provisions. Analysis of
statically determinate arches and frames. Shear and moment diagrams
for frames. Influence lines for statically determinate structures.
Approximate analysis of indeterminate trusses and frames. The force
method of analyzing indeterminate beams and frames. Introduction to
slope deflection method. Moment distribution method. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**6707. Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures.**
Design methods for reinforced concrete two-way slabs. Two-way slabs
supported on walls and stiff beams. Design of two-way slab systems,
direct design method and equivalent frame method.

Design of concrete retaining walls and basement walls, Engineered
masonry, allowable masonry stresses, mortar stress, analysis and
design of flexural members, axial load and bending in unreinforced and
reinforced walls, columns and masonry shear walls. Relevant Laboratory
exercises.

**6713. Hydraulics.** Flow in pipe systems and networks;
uniform and non-uniform flow in channels; rotodynamic machinery, pumps,
turbines and associated conduits; hydraulic models; introduction to bed
scour and erosion. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**6723. Geotechnical Engineering II.** Pressure in soils
beneath loaded areas; immediate and consolidation settlement;
differential settlement; plastic equilibrium in soils; flownets;
stability of slopes; introduction to bearing capacity theories.
Relevant laboratory exercises.

**6740. Contract Law and Labour Relations.**
Introduction to law as it applies to engineering activity; the nature of
law and legal processes, including standard forms; liens, bonds and
insurances. The labour movement in North America; examination of union
philosophies and managerial attitudes; labour law and collective
bargaining; disputes and settlements.

**6806. Project Design Labs in Electrical/Computer Engineering.**
This course includes a team project. Students are expected to apply
previously acquired knowledge in an integrated fashion to the solution
of an electrical/computer engineering problem. An open-ended problem
will be chosen to emphasize all phases of the development process
including problem definition, design, implementation, and testing, and
students will be required to demonstrate that given objectives and
specifications have been met. Written and oral project reports will be
required.

**6813. Electromagnetic Fields.** Faraday's law;
displacement current and modified Ampere's circuital law; Maxwell
equations; Poynting's theorem; plane waves; transmission lines;
rectangular and circular waveguides.

**6814. Electromagnetics for Communications I.** Vector
calculus; Green, Stokes and Gauss' theorems; Maxwell's differential
and integral equations; steady-state and time-varying aspects of
Maxwell's equations; uniform plane wave propagation in various media;
applications of electromagnetics in communications.

**6825. Control Systems II.** Sampled data systems;
design of digital control systems using transform techniques; state
space models for single- and multi-input/output systems;
observability, controllability; state feedback without and with
integral controller structure, state observers; quadratic optimal
regulator and tracking control strategies; introduction to stability
and control of non-linear systems.

**6843. Rotating Machines.** Fundamentals of rotating
machines; design of machine windings; polyphase and single phase
induction motor theory and applications; synchronous machine theory;
stability and control of synchronous generators; control and
protection of rotating machines; introduction to special-purpose
machines. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**6855. Industrial Controls and Instrumentation.**
Control and instrumentation system components; control devices and
transducers; instrumentation and signal processing circuits;
analog/digital interface circuitry and data acquisition systems;
noise, grounding and shielding; analog and digital controllers;
programmable logic controllers and microcontrollers; design of
closed-loop control systems; applications in process and robot
control; design and implementation of PC-based virtual
instrumentation; design, implementation, and testing of process control
subsystems. Relevant laboratory exercises and projects.

**6861. Computer Architecture.** Memory management;
microprogramming; parallel processing system principles; modern
computer architectures; sample devices.

**6871. Communication Principles.** Distortionless
transmission. Representation of band-pass signals and systems. Analog
modulation, including AM, DSB, SSB, QAM, FM, and PM. Modulators and
demodulators for analog communication. Review of sampling theorem.
Practical sampling techniques. Pulse modulation, including PAM, PWM,
PPM, PCM, DPCM, DM, and ADM signalling formats and bandwidth
requirements. Digital carrier modulation, including ASK, PSK, FSK, and
their demodulation. Carrier synchronization and bit synchronization.
Relevant laboratory exercises or demonstrations.

**6876. Voice and Data Communications.** Network
topologies and architectures; International Standards Organization
(ISO) Reference Model; queuing theory; performance modelling and
analysis; digital switching and private branch exchanges (PBXs); local
area networks (LANs); teletraffic engineering and the public toll
network; packet switched networks: data link, network and transport
layers; Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) and integrated voice
and data communications.

**6891. Formal Programming Methods.** Elementary
propositional and predicate logic; formalization of the usual proof
techniques; concepts of program state, program state as state
transformation; parallel and distributed algorithms; programming
paradigms; distributed and parallel constructs; introduction to
artificial intelligence.

**6901. Heat Transfer I.** Introduction to the three
modes of heat transfer. Steady-state, one-dimensional heat conduction:
thermal resistance; thermal sources and sinks; fins; contact
resistance. Steady-state, multi-dimensional heat conduction: shape
factors. Unsteady-state heat conduction: lumped capacity analysis;
Heisler charts. Radiation heat transfer: physical mechanism; radiation
circuits and shields. Convection heat transfer: empirical correlations.
Relevant laboratory exercises.

**6925. Automatic Control Engineering.** Background
review; feedback concept; unit impulse response function; transfer
functions; block diagrams; controllers; system stability:
characteristic equations, Routh Hurwitz criteria, root locus plots,
Nyquist plots, Bode plots; performance measures; performance
adjustment: compensation; nonlinear phenomena: limit cycles, practical
stability. Synthesis project. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**6926. Mechanical Component Design II.** Failure modes
and mechanisms; stress concentrations; design of transmission shafts,
bolted connections, welded joints, roller and hydrodynamic lubrication
bearings. Codes and standards. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**6972. Industrial Materials.** Physical and mechanical
properties; industrial materials: metals and metal alloys, ceramics
and polymers, composite materials; failure modes and mechanisms;
non-destructive testing and evaluation; damage tolerant materials;
material treatments; materials selection. Relevant laboratory
exercises.

**005W. Engineering Work Term 5 (Winter Semester).**
Students may expect to be involved in design projects to the extent of
preparing formal proposals and reports, including specifications and
plans. Self confidence and initiative should be sufficiently developed
at this stage to enable a student to work at such functions with
limited supervision.

The communications component for Work Term 5 is a formal technical report. The subject should be taken from the student's work or work environment and should deal with a project or problem worked on during the term. The report should be documented according to engineering standards. Guidelines for a formal technical report are provided in the Co-op Student Handbook. The report should be submitted or postmarked no later than the last official day of the work term as shown in the University Calendar.

**TERM 7 COURSES**

**7002. Ship Structural Analysis and Design.** Review of
longitudinal strength. Principal stress distributions and stress
trajectories. Local strength analysis. Panels under lateral load.
Columns and stanchions. Panels in buckling under uniform edge
compression loading and panels under shear and combination loading.
Rational midship section design synthesis based on stress and loading
hierarchy. Primary, secondary and tertiary stresses as criteria of
strength in ship structural design, including grillage aspects.

**7005. Floating Ocean Structure Design.** The analysis
of forces on ocean structures and structural characteristics of
circular steel shell hulls. Topics include wave loading theory; wind
loading; stability and trim; pressure vessel design theory and codes;
combined bending and pressure loads; consideration given to various
vessels including floating platforms, articulated columns and buoys.

**7033. Marine Hydrodynamics.** Fundamental equations of
hydrodynamics, boundary layers; potential flow, added mass, damping,
circulation, and vorticity; numerical methods for hydrodynamic
coefficients; water waves and loading for regular and irregular seas.

**7052. Ocean Systems Design.** Preliminary design
methods for the design of marine platforms and vehicles from mission
statement to the selection of one or more acceptable solutions. Weight
and cost estimating, power requirements estimating, and selection of
principal design characteristics. Economic and operational evaluation
of alternative solutions. Relevant design laboratory projects.

**7601. Geosciences Applied in Offshore Engineering.**
An introductory course related to the effect of marine sedimentary
environments on engineering applications. The course introduces basic
concepts in geology and geophysics of the offshore environment.
Sediments are studied with special reference to seismic and acoustic
methods to remotely determine their mechanical properties. Specific
geological hazards (earthquakes, tsunami, turbidity currents, shallow
gas, gas hydrates) are assessed in terms of the sediment location and
mechanical strength. Examples are drawn from case histories on the
Newfoundland Shelf and Slope.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**7602. Subsea Engineering.** Introduction to subsea oil
and gas industry technology and engineering. Topics include design/
analysis of risers and umbilicals, flowlines (steel and flexible), tree
and wellhead systems, manifold systems, tie-in and connection systems,
fabrication and installation of subsea systems, inspection and
maintenance, including applications of underwater vehicles.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**7603. Ocean Ice Engineering.** The physical
characteristics of the environment are introduced in terms of ice
types, coverage and dynamics, morphology, mechanical properties, and
variations. Design and technology features of icebreaking and ice-going
ships, navigation strategies and operations, strength, ice resistance,
propulsion and model testing techniques for performance evaluation are
covered. Offshore structures are considered in terms of design loads,
strength, ice detection, management, and avoidance.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**7680. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.** Data
acquisition and intelligent field devices; distributed systems and
field bus technology; programmable logic controllers and programming
standards; operator control interface; supervisory control and data
acquisition; enterprise organization. Relevant laboratory exercises.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.

**7704. Design of Steel Structures.** Limit states
design concepts. Material strength and cross-section properties.
Structural steel material standards and products. Design of tension
members, axially loaded compression members, and the effective length
concept. Design of beams and beam-columns. Design of welded and bolted
connections. Example of simple steel building design, illustrating
typical roof and wall systems, and interior and exterior columns.
Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7706. Structural Analysis II.** Matrix stiffness
method for structures: trusses, beams and frames. Degrees of freedom,
statics/deformation matrices, element/structural local/global
stiffness matrices, load vector, assembly/solution of the matrix
equations. Matrix force method. Finite element method for truss, beam
and plane stress/ strain problems: Nodal/generalized displacements,
displacement functions, strain-displacement and stress-strain
matrices. Force- displacement matrix, transformation/assembly/solution
of matrix equations. Use of a personal computer matrix/finite-element
method software for solving truss, frame and plane stress/strain
problems. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7713. Hydrology and Water Resources.** Precipitation,
snowmelt, infiltration, runoff and streamflow; statistical treatment
of hydrologic data; hydrograph analysis and synthesis; evaporation,
groundwater; structure design floods; reservoir storage and flood
routing; urban run-off and drainage. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7716. Hydrotechnical Engineering.** The theory and
application of steady gradually-varied flow in artificial and natural
open channels together with an introduction to appropriate software;
erosion protection and mobile-boundary hydraulics; problems with ice
in rivers. The design of spillways, energy dissipaters, and culverts;
physical scale models. Introduction to waterhammer and surge tanks.
Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7717. Applied Environmental Science and Engineering.**Nature
and scope of environmental problems; concept of sustainable
development; natural environmental hazards; introduction to ecology,
microbiology and epidemiology; basic concepts of environmental quality
parameters and standards; solid and hazardous wastes; atmospheric,
noise, and water pollution, their measurements, and control. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**7718. Environmental Geotechniques.** Basic soil
mineralogy; soil water interaction; typical wastes and contaminants;
soil contaminant interaction; introduction to advection, adsorption,
and diffusion; basic contaminant transport modelling for solutes and
NAPL; site investigation and sampling; containment structures and
liners; design and monitoring of landfills; relevant field work and
laboratories.

**7748. Project Planning and Control.** Introduction to
types of contracts, project delivery approaches, and prevailing
contractual relationships; basic project management techniques for
network planning and scheduling (CPM and PERT); principles of resource
productivity databases, preliminary estimating, and detailed bid
preparation; quantitative approaches for effective control of time,
cost, resource, quality, and value of constructed facilities; use of
computer software for scheduling, estimating, and control.

**7800. Electrical / Computer Engineering Design Project I (1
cr. hr.).** Each student is required to work independently on
the development of the specification and design for a project of
Electrical / Computer Engineering pertinence. Projects will normally
be open-ended and involve design of hardware and / or software
components. Lectures will be scheduled as required.

**7801. Project Design Lab in Power and Control.**
Practical design of electrical and electronic components and equipment
related to power and control engineering systems. This course includes
a team project.

**7802. Project Design Lab in Electronics and Instrumentation.**
Design of electronic and/or modular systems related to instrumentation
and electronics engineering. This course includes a team project.

**7811. Antennas.** Fundamentals of electromagnetic
radiation; antennas and antenna impedance; dipole antennas; antenna
arrays; long wire antennas; aperture-type antennas; receiving antennas.

**7813. Electromagnetics for Communications II.** Review
of electromagnetic wave propagation in transmission lines; Smith's
chart and impedance matching; wave propagation in twisted pair wires,
coaxial cables, striplines, rectangular waveguides, circular
waveguides and optical waveguides; radiation and antennas.

**7814. Electromagnetics for Communications.** Vector
calculus; Green, Stokes and Gauss' theorems; Maxwell's differential
and integral equations; steady-state and time-varying aspects of
Maxwell's equations; uniform plane wave propagation in various media;
applications of electromagnetics in communications.

**7824. Discrete-Time Systems and Signals. **Sampling
Theory; elementary discrete-time signals; discrete-time linear and
time-invariant systems; the convolution sum; linear
constant-coefficient difference equations; the discrete-time Fourier
series; the discrete-time Fourier transform; frequency response;
frequency mapping from continuous-time to discrete-time; the Fast
Fourier Transform (FFT); the z-transform and transfer functions;
introduction to digital filter design techniques; digital signal
processing applications. Relevant software lab exercises will be
included.

**7844. Power System Analysis.** Introduction to
electric power systems; per unit quantities; transmission line
parameters; modelling of power system components; single line
diagrams; network equations formulation; bus impedance and admittance
matrices; load flow analysis and control; design of reactive power
compensation for power system performance enhancement; tap changing,
auto and control transformers for power system application; symmetrical
components; fault studies. Relevant laboratory exercises and
computer-aided analysis and design.

**7846. Power Electronics.** Overview of power
semiconductor switches; introduction to energy conversion and control
techniques; uncontrolled rectifiers; phase-controlled converters;
switch-mode dc/dc converters; variable frequency dc/ac inverters;
ac/ac converters; design of thyristor commutation circuits, gate and
base drive circuits, and snubber circuits; thermal models and heatsink
design. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7855. Communications Electronics.** Introduction to
communications systems components; review of linear amplifies; linear
amplifier design and characteristics using s-parameters; power
amplifiers; mixers; oscillators; modulator/demodulator circuits and
subsystems; integration of subsystems into analog and digital
communication systems. Relevant laboratory exercises and computer-aided
analysis and design.

**7858. Industrial Controls and Instrumentation.**
Control and instrumentation system components; control devices and
transducers; instrumentation and signal processing circuits;
analog/digital interface circuitry and data acquisition systems;
noise, grounding and shielding; analog and digital controllers;
programmable logic controllers and microcontrollers; design of
closed-loop control systems; applications in process and robot
control; design and implementation of PC-based virtual
instrumentation; design, implementation, and testing of process control
subsystems. Relevant laboratory exercises and projects.

**7861. Digital Systems.** Review of basic topics in
logic design; advanced minimization techniques; design of
combinational and sequential circuits with programmable logic devices
(PLDs); topics in state machine design; asynchronous sequential
circuits; introduction to microprogramming; central processing unit
design; memory management; parallel processing; advanced computer
architectures; design automation; design for testability; digital system
reliability; transmission line effects.

**7863. Operating Systems and File Organization.**
History, evolution, and philosophy of operating systems; process
scheduling, synchronization and management; memory and device
management; file systems and database systems; security and
protection; communications and networking; distributed and real-time
systems.

**7893. Software Engineering.** The process of software
development; issues related to large-scale software projects; the
goals of software engineering; life cycles; documentation; software
project management; software specification and development from
feasibility to maintenance; safety critical systems; tools; standards.
This course includes a team project.

**7901. Heat Transfer II.** Numerical heat transfer.
Fundamentals of convection heat transfer: thermal boundary layer; heat
transfer coefficients; heat transfer in turbulent boundary layers.
Empirical correlations for forced and natural convection heat
transfer. Introduction to phase change heat transfer. Design of heat
transfer devices and processes. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7903. Mechanical Equipment.** Performance
characteristics of mechanical equipment: fluid power devices; heat
transfer devices; mechanical drives. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7934. Finite Element Analysis.** Basis of the finite
element method. Continuum mechanics applications: beam problems; fluid
mechanics problems; heat transfer problems. Relevant computer
laboratory exercises.

**7936. Mechanical Project I.** This is the first of two
capstone design courses in the Mechanical Discipline. In this course
mechanical students are organized into small groups or teams which must
complete a common design challenge. The project is presented as an open
ended problem statement with specific performance objectives. The
system must be designed, prototyped and tested during the course of the
term. Each team acts as a small consulting firm and is required to
document its project planning as well as its design.

**7943. Production and Operations Management.** Overview
of production and operations management; plant layout and process
planning; process flow analysis and simulation; capacity planning and
scheduling; inventory and resource management; manufacturing
accounting principles; process costing; activity based costing.
Relevant computer laboratory exercises.

**7944. Robotics and Automation.** Industrial robot
arms: direct and inverse kinematics, kinetics, singular
configurations, dynamics formulations, motion and load control,
trajectory planning; setup and programming of automation equipment;
introduction to machine vision: hardware and software; industrial
applications. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7945. Machine Dynamics.** Dynamics formulations.
Dynamics simulations. Loads on mechanisms. Engine dynamics. Balancing.
Cam dynamics. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**7962. Computer Aided Engineering.** Advanced Computer
Aided Design (CAD): parametric construction and assembly modelling,
computer animation, finite element modelling applications; Computer
Aided Manufacturing (CAM) software for Computer Numerically Controlled
(CNC) machine code generation; Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMM)
and reverse engineering for rapid prototyping applications; data
exchange and data management. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**006W. Engineering Work Term 6 (Fall Semester).** In
this final Work Term students should be expected to be entrusted with
the supervision of others and of certain aspects of engineering
projects, as required by the employer. In so doing the student should
exercise and demonstrate the many professionally related qualities
expected of a graduate engineer about to embark on a professional
career.

The communications component for Work Term 6 will take the form of a feasibility study, an operations manual, a project report or other technical report. The student may use a format or structure conforming to the employer's practice. In such cases the student should provide documentary material on the standards for this form of report. The report should be submitted or postmarked no later than the last official day of the work term as shown in the University Calendar.

**TERM 8 COURSES **

**8000. Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering Project.**
Execution of design project selected and approved in Term 7. The project
must illustrate the application of previous design related courses,
i.e., decision methods, impact assessments and application of
technology. The subject may be ship design, marine system, directed
research or a unique design solution. Lectures will be scheduled as
required.

**8003. Small Craft Design.** The fundamentals of naval
architecture as practiced in small craft design are presented and a
methodology developed for a variety of craft: tenders, lifeboats,
planning vessels, dinghies, coastal cruisers and large, state of the
art racing yachts. The emphasis is on recreational craft of all sizes,
with special emphasis on sailing vessels. Special topics, such as
choice of material of construction, scantlings, performance prediction,
seaworthiness, tank testing, modern construction materials and
techniques are covered. Specific design problems unique to small craft
will be covered such as; mast design and sail area determination, and
the state of the art in performance prediction. Students will do a
design of their choice over duration of the course. Small weekly
design studies will be required.

**8030. Hydroelasticity.** Applications of the
linearised equations of motion to problems with multiple degrees of
freedom: the rigid body modes alone; and the rigid body modes in
conjunction with distortion modes. Introduction to hydroelastic
analysis methods for ship and ocean structures: symmetric and
antisymmetric response of the dry structure and of structures in still
water and in waves; applications to real ship hulls; transient loading.
Relevant laboratory exercises.

**8048. Maintenance of Engineering Systems.** The
maintenance of engineering systems is treated in terms of the need for
an optimal maintenance policy, major maintenance policies, mechanics
of scheduled maintenance, predictive maintenance, diagnostic
techniques, use of vibration monitoring in maintenance, failure data
and models, and operational research methods useful in optimal
maintenance systems design.

**8054. Advanced Marine Vehicles.** Concepts used in the
design of advanced marine vehicles. Emphasis will be given to:
structural design of craft constructed from fibre reinforced plastics;
high speed marine vehicles (powering, structures, seakeeping and model
testing); small craft. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**8058. Submersibles Design.** Formulation of mission
statement, understanding various design constraints and reviewing the
historical developments of submersibles design. Study of the
hydrostatics principles of floatation, stability and control of
submersibles. Performing resistance and propulsion calculations. Study
of maneuvering and control equations. Survey of different materials
and their selection criteria. Design of pressure hulls. Structural
design of submersibles. Study of various support systems. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**8090. Special Topics in Marine Hydrodynamics.**

**8091. Special Topics in Marine Structures.**

**8092. Special Topics in Marine Engineering.**

**8600. Offshore Oil and Gas Engineering Project.** A
multidisciplinary design project that illustrates the application of
previous engineering science and design related courses. Projects will
be done by teams of students with individuals concentrating their
participation in their own engineering discipline. The project topic
will be from the offshore oil and gas engineering industry. Lectures
will be schedules as required.

Instructional hours per week: 1 lecture hour; 6 laboratory hours.

**8601 to 8610. Special Topics Related to Engineering.**These
are seminar courses and/or personal study for undergraduates in their
final terms who wish to gain more specialized knowledge in a
particular field of Engineering than is possible through the standard
course offerings. This will allow for one or more students to gain
in-depth knowledge of a special topic through directed self-study
and/or seminars. The student's discipline group will consider
suggestions for Study Topics courses. Such a course should normally be
approved by the Undergraduate Studies Committee at least three months
before the start of the semester in which it is to be taken.

Prerequisites: Permission of the student's Discipline Chair.

**8670. Reliability Engineering.** Introduction to
reliability engineering; Physics of failure and failure mechanisms;
Reliability measures and assessment; Reliability of components and
parts; Complex System Reliability and Availability Analysis; Field
Reliability Assessment; Case Studies and Project.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.

**8671. Safety and Risk Engineering.** Overview of
safety and risk issues in the offshore oil and gas industry;
Regulatory requirements; Hazards and structured analysis tools; Risk
Terminology and Quantified risk analysis (QRA) techniques; and Safety
assessment studies; Project and case studies.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.

**8672. Environmental Aspects of Offshore Oil Development.**
Overview of offshore oil drilling operations; International and Canadian
regulatory requirements for discharges; waste management; On and
offshore treatment technologies; Physical fate of contaminants in
marine environment; chemical selection; Oil spill response; Acute and
Chronic effects of pollutants on marine habitats; environmental
protection plans; environmental effects monitoring; baseline
characterization; Ecological risk assessment; Methodology for assessing
impacts; Life cycle value assessment methodology.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.

**8673. Subsea Geotechnical Engineering.** Overview of
in-situ soil testing methods, geophysical and acoustic surveys for
subsea investigations. Elements of soil behavior under cyclic loads,
including liquefaction and cyclic mobility. Pipeline design in
ice-scoured seabeds. API and other code requirements. Review of
existing foundation systems including recent case studies. New
foundation systems including drag anchors and suction caissons.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.

**8674. Design for the Ocean and Ice Environments.**
Outline of the ocean environment, with special focus on the offshore
regions of Canada; wind, current, wave and ice conditions;
probabilistic analysis of environmental forces; analysis of extreme
events; mechanics of interactions for the various environmental
forces; determination of design loads using mechanics and probabilistic
methodology; load combinations; effects of extreme temperatures;
superstructure icing; fog impacts.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**8675. Offshore Structures and Materials.** Factors
that influence the choice of offshore structures; structures used in
oil and gas exploration, exploitation, transportation and inspection;
influence of ocean environment on material and factors that govern
their selection; conventional and new materials used in offshore
structures.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**8680. Process Control and Instrumentation.**
Measurement of pressure, level, flow and temperature; safety valves and
safety relief devices; calibration; process analyzer and sample
handling systems; instrumentation in hazardous locations; control
system safety and reliability; feedback systems; control systems
simulation; control examples. Relevant laboratory exercises.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours; 2 laboratory hours.

**8690. Reservoir Engineering.** Fluid pressure regimes,
oil recovery factors, calculation of hydrocarbon volumes, reservoir
rock characteristics, reservoir fluid properties, porosity and
permeability, material balance, well test analysis.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**8691. Petroleum Production Engineering.** Procedures
and equipment necessary for preparing a well to produce hydrocarbons
and maximizing flow rate during the life of the well. Well completion
configurations, tubulars, packers and subsurface flow control devices,
completion and workover fluids, perforating oil and gas wells,
formation damage, surfactants for well treatment, hydraulic
fracturing, acidizing, scale deposition, removal, prevention, workover
and completion rigs, and artificial lift.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**8692. Drilling Engineering for Petroleum Exploration and
Production.** The course covers both offshore and onshore
drilling operations and includes: rotary drilling rig operations, well
construction sequence, drill string, drill bits, wellbore hydraulics,
casing and wellheads, cementing, well control, directional and
horizontal drilling, well planning and fishing operations, and
extended reach, horizontal and multi-lateral well drilling techniques.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**8693. Petroleum Facilities Engineering.** Design of
oil and gas field separation and treatment facilities: principles of
facilities engineering, pressure vessel design, piping systems, oil,
gas and water separation, heaters and treating systems, valves, pumps,
hydrates, heat exchange units and indirect fired heaters, gas
treatment, facilities optimization, and de-bottle necking.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**8694. Downstream Processing.** The course content
includes: oil and natural gas processing; oil and gas storage
facilities and their design; oil and gas separation processes;
petroleum refining processes; and an overview of petrochemical
industries.

Instructional hours per week: 3 lecture hours.

**8700. Civil Engineering Project.** A practically
oriented design project integrated over the five areas in which Civil
programs are offered. Students will operate in consultant groups and
will complete a design for a typical Civil Engineering undertaking.
Lectures will be scheduled as required.

**8705. Structural Building Systems.** Geometries,
loads, safety and serviceability, procedure of using the national
building code for evaluating the governing loads on structural members.
Design of low rise concrete, timber and steel buildings. Lateral
load-resisting elements and bracing systems. Design of foundation
systems, footing design, pile cap design, pile group analysis using
elastic centre method and inclined pile analysis. Prestressed concrete
concepts: strength of flexural members, shear reinforcement for
prestressed concrete beams. Relevant Laboratory exercises.

**8713. Municipal Engineering.** Planning of municipal
services; estimating water demands; design and analysis of water
distribution systems and appurtenances; methods of water treatment;
estimating waste water quantity; design of sanitary sewer systems;
methods of waste water treatment; solid waste disposal and management.
Relevant laboratory, field trips, and case studies.

**8717. Environmental Assessment, Monitoring and Control.**
Environmental assessment, audits, law and regulations; water and air
quality modelling; environmental risk assessment; pollution monitoring
and sampling network designs; statistical analysis; site remediation
and hazardous waste management. Relevant laboratory and field
exercises.

**8723. Geotechnical Engineering III.** Subsurface
exploration and sampling, onshore and offshore; shallow and deep
foundations; earth retaining structures; practical application of
geotechnical engineering principles to foundation and earth structure
design and construction.

**8745. Highway Engineering.** Design and construction
of highways including driver, vehicle and road characteristics; road
classification; surveys and route layout; soils; drainage; earthwork;
design of flexible and rigid pavement; highway specifications and
contracts. Relevant laboratory/field exercises.

**8749. Construction Planning Equipment and Methods.**
Construction equipment selection and utilization; earthmoving including
use of explosives; case studies of major civil projects; principles of
project planning and control; computer applications to the construction
industry. Relevant laboratory/field exercises.

**8790-8799. Special Topics in Civil Engineering.**

**8800. Electrical/Computer Engineering Design Project II.**
Each student is required to work independently on a design project
having Electrical/Computer Engineering pertinence, and to present
written and oral reports on this work. Projects will normally be
open-ended and involve design, implementation and testing of hardware
and/or software components. Lectures will be scheduled as required.

**8801--05. Special Topics in Computer Engineering.**

**8806-09. Special Topics in Electrical Engineering.**

**8821. Digital Signal Processing.** Design of digital
signal processing systems and their implementation in software,
hardware and firmware; discrete signals and representations; sampling
and reconstruction; signal analysis; digital filter design;
realization and implementation; signal processing: models,
compression, generation, recognition; error analysis. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**8826. Filter Synthesis.** Network functions;
realizability; derivation of transfer functions from amplitude
functions; frequency and impedance scaling; approximations for all-pole
filters; rational filters; frequency and RC:CR transformations;
elements of passive synthesis; elements of active synthesis;
introduction to digital filtering; realization of FIR and IIR digital
filters; basic design considerations for digital filters.

**8845. Power System Operation.** Generator scheduling:
economic operation, reliability and unit commitment; power system
stability; power system protection.

**8863. Introduction to LSI Design.** A simple model for
MOS transistor is described and a simple model for describing switching
circuits is introduced. Methods of structured design are discussed,
together with the physical processes involved in the construction of a
modern MOS large scale integrated (LSI) circuit. A standard language
for describing LSI devices is introduced, and students are required to
specify the design of devices using this language.

**8878. Image Communications.** Image formation and
perception: photometric, psychophysical and perceptual foundations;
image acquisition: sensors, standard image representations;
mathematical models of images; image transforms; preprocessing for
communications: image filtering, conditioning, colour spaces;
two-level image compression: facsimile codes (RLE, RAE, JBIG),
quadtree methods; still-image compression: predictive coding, transform
coding, subband coding; moving-image compression: motion estimation,
motion-compensated prediction, residue coding; image coding standards:
JPEG, MPEG, H.263; object-based coding and semantic coding; image
recovery and enhancement; integration of audio, image and data in
multimedia systems.

**8879. Digital Communications.** Baseband digital
transmission; intersymbol interference (ISI), partial response
signalling, maximum likelihood receiver, matched filter, correlation
receiver and error probability performance; source coding; the concept
of information; entropy, Huffman code; linear predictive coding;
channel coding; block codes, convolutional codes; modulation and coding
trade-offs; bandwidth and power efficiency, spread spectrum techniques.

**8882. Biomedical Engineering.** The physiology of
nerves, muscle and the cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary systems;
engineering measurement techniques as applied to these systems -
electrodes and transducers; electromedical equipment - the ECG
machine, defibrillators, electrosurgical units and patient monitors;
medical imaging - X-ray, CT scanner and Nuclear Medicine; industrial
considerations - work, heat, human factors, electrical safety and CSA
codes. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**8893. Concurrent Programming.** Review of operating
systems concepts. Survey and classification of parallel and
distributed architectures; vector processor, array processor,
shared-memory multiprocessor, message-passing multicomputer,
distributed systems, and computer networks. Shared-memory and
message-passing programming techniques. Study of classical concurrent
problems; critical section, producer/consumer, readers/writers, dining
philosophers, and resource allocation. Correctness of concurrent
programs: partial and total correctness, safety and liveness
properties. Performance analysis of algorithm-architecture
combinations. Relevant programming assignments.

**8903. Mechanical Systems.** Mechanical systems design.
System simulation and control. Performance optimization and evaluation.
Equipment selection for overall system design. Case studies. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**8904. Flow Structure Interactions.** Vortex shedding
phenomena. Lifting surface oscillations. Membrane and panel flutter.
Pipe flow vibrations. Hydraulic transients. Tube bundle vibrations.
Acoustics of enclosures. Wave structure interactions. Relevant
laboratory exercises.

**8935. Pressure Component Design.** Traditional design
methods; load types: sustained, cyclic, impact; failure modes and
mechanisms; incremental collapse; plastic shakedown; residual and
thermal stresses; limit analysis: upper and lower bound
approximations; damage tolerant design; rational design procedures;
case studies: cylinders; plates; shells. Relevant laboratory exercises.

**8936. Mechanical Project II.** This is the second of
two capstone design courses in the Mechanical Discipline. Building on
the skills acquired in the first, student teams each choose a unique
design challenge and then proceed to generate a solution. The problem
statements are often drawn from industry and, where possible,
interdisciplinary interaction is encouraged (for example, with
business, computer science, or other engineering disciplines). In most
cases, the problem proponent will act as the "client" and the team is
expected to manage the client interaction process as well. Significant
emphasis is placed on both oral and written communication of both the
process and the results. Where possible, each system, or a critical
component of it, will be prototyped and tested.

**8943. Computer Integrated Manufacturing.**
Introduction to Computer Integrated Manufacturing; workcell
communication networks and protocols; integrated data bases and shop
floor data collection; design for manufacturability and concurrent
engineering; integrated materials handling; emerging technologies.
Relevant laboratory exercises.

**8944. Quality Management and Control.** Quality
management systems: total quality management, organizing and planning
for quality; quality measurement; design for quality; quality
conformance: statistical process control (SPC), sampling techniques;
quality standards (ISO 9000). Case studies. Relevant laboratory
exercises.

**8963. Nondestructive Evaluation.** Damage mechanisms
and failure analysis; welding technology; nondestructive testing
techniques for damage detection and characterization; damage
assessment and remnant life calculations using fracture mechanics;
criticality and risk assessment techniques for inspection planning.

**8970-8979. Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering.**

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