Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (2008/2009)
8.4 Academic Term 4 Courses

4011

Resistance and Propulsion

examines the phenomena resisting the motions 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. 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.

CR: ENGI 5011

LH: 3

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 3054

4020

Marine Fluid Dynamics

includes fluid statics; fluid flow phenomena, in general and in marine applications; control volume analysis of fluid motion; conservation of mass, momentum and energy; differential approach to flow analysis; head losses; applications of conservation laws; external v.s. internal flow; dimensional analysis and scaling; fluid-structure interaction concepts; potential flow theory, lift and Kutta-Joukowski theorem; viscous flow, boundary layers and drag.

LH: at least one 3-hour session per semester

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 3054

4102

Engineering Economics

is an introduction to the concepts in the determination of the economic feasibility of engineering projects; time value of money – interest rates, depreciation, annual, present and future worth analysis; benefit-cost analysis, tangible and intangible benefits and costs; economic risk and sensitivity analysis, economic optimization.

4312

Mechanics of Solids I

examines force analysis of structures and structural components, free body diagrams of structure, components and section of a components, definition of a stress at point, stress notation, complementary property of shear stress, definition of strain, normal strain, shear strain, thermal strain, mechanical properties of materials, analysis of prismatic members due to axial, bending and torsion loading, analysis of beams, shear force and bending moment diagrams, combined loads; and the transformation of stresses and strains.

LH: at least four 1-hour sessions per semester

OR: up to ten 1-hour tutorials per semester

PR: ENGI 1010

4421

Probability and Statistics

includes probability, probability distributions, probability densities, sampling distribution, hypothesis testing, regression and correlation.

CR: ENGI 3423, STAT 2510

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: Mathematics 1001

4424

Discrete Mathematics for Computer Engineering

is 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.

CR: ENGI 3422

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: Mathematics 2050

4425

Mathematics for Civil Engineering II

examines the analytical solutions of ordinary differential equations of the first and higher orders and numerical methods: errors, round off and stability, solution to nonlinear equations, curve fitting and interpolation methods, numerical differentiation and integration.

CH: 4

CR: ENGI 4422

LC: 4

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 3425

4430

Advanced Calculus for Engineering

includes parametric vector functions; polar curves; gradient, divergence and curl; multiple integration; vector calculus, theorems of Green, Stokes and Gauss; an introduction to partial differential equations; and application of advanced calculus to relevant engineering problems.

CH: 4

CR: ENGI 5432

LC: 4

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 3424

4717

Applied Environmental Science and Engineering

examines the 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.

LH: at least ten 3-hour sessions per semester

PR: Completion of Term 3 of the Civil Engineering program

4723

Geotechnical Engineering I

begins with an introduction to soil as a three-phase material and examines physical and mechanical properties; structure; classification of soils; soil compaction; hydraulic properties; permeability; flow of water in soil; flownets; effective stress concept in soils; stresses in soils beneath loaded areas; and one-dimensional consolidation theory.

LH: 3

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: completion of Term 3 of the Civil Engineering program

4823

Introduction to Systems and Signals

begins with an introduction to systems and signals, and includes mechanical and electrical analogues; principles of linear superposition and time-invariance; definitions, properties, and use of the delta function; applications of complex variables and functions; 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 transforms to filtering, communications, and controls.

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 3424, ENGI 3821

4841

Electromechanical Devices

includes an 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; performance and control of dc machines.

CR: ENGI 5842

LH: at least six 3-hour sessions per semester

OR: up to ten tutorials per semester

PR: ENGI 3424, ENGI 3821

4854

Electronic Circuits I

begins with an introduction to semiconductor electronic devices and circuits using operational amplifiers, diodes, bipolar junction transistors and field effect transistors. Topics covered include operational amplifier configurations and analysis; basic principles, dc and small-signal models and analysis of p-n junction diodes, bipolar junction transistors and field effect transistors; differential and multistage amplifiers; practical applications of the devices to the design of power supplies, amplifiers and switching circuits. CAD tools are used to illustrate the analysis and design of electronic circuits.

LH: at least ten 3-hour sessions per semester

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 3821, Physics 3000

4862

Microprocessors

is a course on microprocessor architecture; assembly language programming: addressing modes, table look up; memory mapped devices; interfacing techniques: parallel, serial; timing control; analog input and output, and computer displays.

LH: at least eight 3-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 3861

4892

Data Structures

examines fundamental data structures; recursive structures and programming techniques; modularity and reusability; time complexity and efficient data structures; procedural abstraction; data abstraction and precise documentation of data structures.

CO: ENGI 4424

PR: ENGI 3891

4901

Thermodynamics II

examines thermodynamic cycles: power and refrigeration applications; human comfort and air conditioning: mixture of gases and vapours, humidity, psychrometrics; chemically reacting mixtures and combustion.

LH: at least two 2-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 3901

4932

Mechanisms and Machines

includes an overview of mechanisms within machines; graphical and analytical methods for position, velocity, and acceleration analysis of moving mechanisms; kinematics and kinetics of planar mechanisms; static and dynamic loads on mechanisms and an introduction to mechanism synthesis. There is an analysis project.

CR: ENGI 3933

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 3934

4951

Mechatronics I

focuses on sensors and instrumentation. The topics covered in the course are: electric circuits; electronic sensors; signal conditioning and instrumentation. There is a sensors project and 4 laboratory exercises.

LH: at least four 1-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 1040

AR = Attendance requirement; CH = Credit hours are 3 unless otherwise noted; CO = Co-requisite(s); CR = Credit can be retained for only one course from the set(s) consisting of the course being described and the course(s) listed; LC = Lecture hours per week are 3 unless otherwise noted; LH = Laboratory hours per week; OR = Other requirements of the course such as tutorials, practical sessions, or seminars; PR = Prerequisite(s); UL = Usage limitation(s).