Office of the Registrar
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science (2017/2018)
11.6 Academic Term 6 Courses


Ship Structures I

examines 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 and the use of Classification Society rules for design of midship section. Laboratory sessions cover use of analysis software to illustrate structural behaviour concepts.

CR: the former ENGI 5003

LH: at least five 3-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 4312


Floating Ocean Structures Design

introduces floating structures used in the offshore petroleum industry, along with functional requirements, such as drilling and production, of the platforms. Field development criteria are discussed in the context of platform concept selection and synthesis. Environmental loads are examined, focussing on wave loads and ice loads. Diffraction theory and its application on offshore structures is presented. Offshore safety is discussed in terms of major hazards, risk management, and case studies.

CR: the former ENGI 7005

LH: 1

PR: ENGI 3054


Dynamics of Ocean Vehicles

examines applications of the linearized equations of motion to ocean vehicle problems with single and multiple degrees of freedom in waves; dynamics of marine vehicles: motions in waves; hydrodynamics effects such as added mass, radiation and viscous damping; strip theory; irregular seaway and motions.

CR: the former ENGI 6030, the former ENGI 7035

LH: at least two 3-hour sessions per semester

OR: 1 tutorial hour per week

PR: ENGI 3054, ENGI 4020


Marine Engineering Systems

(same as the former ENGI 7045) examines 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.

CH: 4

CO: ENGI 6933

CR: the former ENGI 7045

LC: 4

LH: 1

PR: ENGI 3901


Marine Cybernetics

examines propulsion and motion control of ships, submersibles and offshore structures. Building upon the student’s knowledge of mathematics, mechanics and hydrodynamics provides an introduction to control systems and mathematical modeling of marine systems. Course components include: basic control actions and response of control systems; simulation and design of control systems; dynamic positioning; power management; marine automation.

LH: at least four 2-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 4011


Assessment of Technology

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.


Thermal Sciences

examines 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; and cooling of electrical components.

CR: the former ENGI 4322

PR: ENGI 5312


Offshore Petroleum Geology and Technology

introduces basic concepts in geology and geophysics of the offshore environment. An outline of petroleum geology is presented, following a path from the origins of hydrocarbons through migration in the Earth’s crust, accumulation in reservoirs and the strategies used to discover and to exploit liquids found in the subsurface. Topics include an introduction to the offshore oil and gas industry in harsh environment, type of platforms and structures, exploration phase of offshore oil development, production drilling and completion processes and equipment, and oil and gas transportation system. There are case studies and a project.

PR: completion of Academic Term 5


Process Modelling and Analysis

(same as the former ENGI 5621) is designed to introduce the concepts of process model building and its application in design and process scheduling. It includes fundamentals of process modelling, lumped parameter dynamic models, distributed parameter dynamic models, advanced dynamic model development, application of process models, and computer aided process design. The course will also introduce concepts and applications of process optimization, process flow sheet optimization, process scheduling, and process flexibility analysis.

CR: the former ENGI 5621

LH: 3

PR: ENGI 4621, ENGI 4625


Chemical Reaction Engineering

will cover the fundamentals of chemical kinetics and reaction rate expressions as well as the types of reactors, homogeneous and heterogeneous (catalytic) reactors, and the interrelation between transport phenomena and reaction engineering as it applies to process design. It also includes non-ideal flow, non-ideal reactors, catalytic reaction system, and multiphase reactors.

LH: four 2-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 4621, ENGI 4661 or ENGI 4961 or the former ENGI 5961


Sustainable Engineering in Processing Industries

will introduce students to sustainable development and its application to processing operations. Areas such as traditional economic growth, materials cycles, methods for measuring environmental impact, life cycle analysis, waste treatment technologies and recycling technologies will be covered. In addition, the concept of industrial ecology will be included.

PR: ENGI 4625, ENGI 5601


Process Fluid Dynamics II

builds upon the materials introduced in Process Fluid Dynamics I. The course covers important aspects of fluid dynamics principles and applications in process engineering, including; continuity equation; differential governing equations of fluid momentum; conservation laws in chemical/process engineering; ideal and non-ideal flow; compressible and incompressible flow; boundary layer theory for laminar and turbulent flow; multiphase flow; introduction to CFD; turbomachinery; fluid flow features of unit operations.

CR: ENGI 5962, the former ENGI 5913, the former ENGI 6961

LH: three 1-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 4661, ENGI 4961 or the former ENGI 5961


Process Equipment Design II

will cover design and operation of equilibrium stage separation processes including distillation, extraction, and leaching. It will also cover advanced concept of equipment design such as heterogeneous system, multiphase system, absorption, and adsorption operation and computer assisted design. Course will use HYSIS and other process equipment design tools.

LH: at least four 2-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 5601, ENGI 5671


Structural Analysis I

examines structure classification and loads, building code provisions, the analysis of statically determinate frames, arches and cables, stability and determinacy of planar structures, shear and moment diagrams for frames, influence lines for statically determinate structures, the force method of analysing indeterminate structures, the slope deflection method, and moment distribution method.

LH: six 3-hour sessions per semester

OR: twelve 1-hour tutorials per semester

PR: ENGI 5312


Design of Concrete and Masonry Structures

examines the design of slender colums, design methods for reinforced concrete two-way slabs, two-way slabs supported on walls and stiff beams, direct design method, design of foundation systems, footing design, design of concrete retaining walls, engineered masonry, mortar stress, analysis and design of flexural members, axial load and bending in unreinforced and reinforced walls.

LH: 2

OR: twelve 1-hour tutorials per semester

PR: ENGI 5706



examines flow in pipe systems and networks; uniform and non-uniform flow in open channels; hydraulic machinery and associated conduits; design and analysis of culverts; and pipeline/pump system optimization.

LH: four 3-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 4102, ENGI 5713


Construction Planning Equipment and Methods

includes 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.

CR: the former ENGI 8749

PR: ENGI 4102, completion of Academic Term 5 of the Civil Engineering program


Electromagnetic Fields

is a continuation of the topics started in Engineering 5812, including a review of electrostatics and magnetostatics, Maxwell’s equations, Lorentz force, Poynting's theorem, plane waves, and applications including two-wire transmission lines.

CR: Physics 4500

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 5812


Rotating Machines

examines the 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; introduction to permanent magnet machines; introduction to AC motor drives.

LH: six 3-hour sessions per semester

OR: eight 1-hour tutorial sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 4841


Industrial Controls and Instrumentation

examines control and instrumentation system components; transducers and signal processing circuits, linear variable differential transformers, power oscillators; electromechanical actuators, solenoids, power drives; A/D and D/A conversion, standard PC interfaces; real-time operating systems; design of discrete-time feedback controllers on a PC platform; system integration, control system tweaking and troubleshooting; programming soft-PLC's using IEC61131.

CR: the former ENGI 7858

LH: at least eight 3-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 5821


Power Electronics

is an overview of power semiconductor switches, an introduction to energy conversion and control techniques and examination of controlled rectifiers; phase-controlled converters; switch-mode dc/dc converters; variable frequency dc/ac inverters; ac/ac converters; gate and base drive circuits; design of driver and snubber circuits; thermal models and heat sink design.

CR: the former ENGI 7846

LH: eight 3-hour sessions per semester

OR: eight 1-hour tutorial sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 5854


Computer Architecture

begins with a review of microprocessors and computer organization. Topics include fundamentals of computer design: performance metrics and cost; instruction set architecture; memory hierarchy design: cache, main memory and virtual memory; pipelining: hazards, parallelism; special purpose processors; multiprocessors and thread-level parallelism.

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 5865


Communication Principles

begins with a review of signal representation and analysis and includes distortionless signal transmission, analog modulation (AM, FM and PM), super-heterodyne receiver, sampling theorem, pulse amplitude modulation (PAM), pulse code modulation (PCM), delta modulation.

LH: four 3-hour sessions per term

PR: ENGI 4823, ENGI 5420


Communication Networks

is an introduction to communication networks such as the telephone and computer networks. Topics include circuit and packet switching, network protocols and layered architecture, physical layer, data link layer, network layer, error control; local area networks, and internetworking.

PR: ENGI 5420


Algorithms: Complexity and Correctness

presents fundamental theories and practices for the design of correct and efficient computing systems, including specification of computing systems and their components, correctness with respect to specifications; methods of verification; algorithmic problem solving strategies (such as divide and conquer, dynamic programming); tractability and intractability of computational problems.

OR: tutorial one hour per week

PR: ENGI 4424, ENGI 4892


Heat Transfer I

examines modes of heat transfer; conduction: steady 1-D conduction, thermal resistance, extended surfaces (fins), lumped capacitance analysis, 1-D transient conduction; convection: Newton’s law of cooling, convection heat transfer coefficient, external boundary layer flows, internal flows; radiation: principles, properties, exchange factors, black body radiation, and enclosures, radiation shields.

CR: ENGI 5602

LH: at least one 3-hour session per semester

OR: tutorial 1 hour per week

PR: ENGI 4901


Computer Aided Engineering Applications

(same as the former ENGI 7928) introduces a variety of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) applications based on advanced 3D CAD modelling. The fundamentals of 3D modelling are covered. CAE applications include assembly modelling, mechanism animation and finite element analysis. Further applications include Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM); model based inspection (i.e. Coordinate Measurement Machines); reverse engineering; document/drawing production; data exchange; and data management. The course has a significant lab component, which provides exposure to solid modelling and CAE applications based on an industrial CAD/CAM/CAE package.

CO: ENGI 6929 or the former 5926 or 5927

CR: the former ENGI 7928 or 7962

OR: at least ten 3-hour computer laboratory sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 1030


Mechanical Component Design I

(same as the former ENGI 5927) examines adequacy assessment and synthesis of machine elements with a focus on failure prevention, safety factors, and strength; static failure and fatigue analysis of components. Topics include the design of power screws, bolted connections, welds, and shafts.

CR: the former ENGI 5926 or 5927

OR: at least eight 3-hour computer laboratory sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 4312


Mechanical Vibrations

examines single degree of freedom systems: free vibration, energy methods, response to harmonic excitation, response to arbitrary inputs, rotating unbalance, vibration isolation; two degree of freedom systems: natural frequencies and mode shapes, vibration absorption.

CR: the former ENGI 5932

LH: at least four 2-hour sessions per semester

PR: ENGI 3934


Control Systems I

examines modeling, analysis and design of feedback control systems using classical controller design methods. Topics covered include linear system modelling using Laplace transforms, control system stability, time domain analysis - root locus design, frequency domain analysis - bode diagram and Nyquist design, PID Control.

CR: the former ENGI 6925

LH: at least three 1-hour sessions per semester

OR: 1-hour tutorial per week

PR: ENGI 5952 or the former ENGI 5951

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).