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Engineering Science (E SC)

E SC 097 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1998
 

E SC 120S Design for Failure--First-Year Seminar (1) This seminar, through the utilization of commonly used examples, discusses the engineering principles which are exploited by such designs.
Effective: Summer 2000
 

E SC 121S Science/Engineering Fiction and the Engineering Sciences--First-Year Seminar (1) Examines the technology predictions of authors in view of the engineering sciences on which the underlying devices of their stories are based.
Effective: Summer 2000
 

E SC 122S Weird, Wild, and Wonderful Materials and Devices--First-Year Seminar (1) First-year seminar that surveys the use of novel materials and material systems to create practical devices.
Effective: Summer 2000
 

E SC 123S Catastrophic Failures--First-Year Seminar (1) First-year seminar that explores design deficiencies through the study of case histories of a number of famous failures.
Effective: Summer 2000
 

E SC 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

E SC 211 Material, Safety and Equipment Overview for Nanotechnology (3) Nanotechnology processing equipment and materials handling procedures with a focus on safety, environment, and health issues.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: CHEM 101, MATH 081, PHYS 150 orPHYS 250  

E SC 212 Basic Nanotechnology Processes (3) Step-by-step description of equipment and processes needed in top-down, bottom-up, and hybrid nanotechnology processing.
Effective: Fall 2011
  Concurrent: E SC 211

E SC 213 Materials in Nanotechnology (3) The processing of materials in nanotechnology as well as the unique material properties available at the nano-scale.
Effective: Fall 2014
  Concurrent: E SC 211 E SC 212

E SC 214 Patterning for Nanotechnology (3) Pattern transfer techniques from photolightography to nanoimprinting and nanomolding.
Effective: Fall 2014
  Concurrent: E SC 211 E SC 212

E SC 215 Nanotechnology Applications (3) Applications of nanotechnology including those in medicine, biology, electronics, energy, and materials.
Effective: Fall 2014
  Concurrent: E SC 211

E SC 216 Characterization, Testing of Nanotechnology Structures and Materials (3) Measurements and techniques essential for controlling device fabrication.
Effective: Fall 2011
  Concurrent: E SC 211 E SC 212

E SC 261M Computational Methods in Engineering (3) Computational methods for solving engineering problems using C++ and MATLAB. Reports on root finding, systems of algebraid equations.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MATH 141  

E SC 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 1995
 

E SC 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 1988
 

E SC 312 Engineering Applications of Wave, Particle, and Ensemble Concepts (3) The engineering applications of the wave and ensemble pictures of the physical world.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: PHYS 214  

E SC 313 Introduction to Principles, Fabrication Methods, and Applications of Nanotechnology (3) Principles, fabrication methods and applications of nanoscale.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, CHEM 111, PHYS 212, PHYS 214  

E SC 314 Engineering Applications of Materials (3) Basic concepts of material structure and their relation to mechanical, thermal, electrical, magnetic, and optical properties, with engineering applications.(E SC 314 is not intended for students in E SC major)
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: PHYS 212  

E SC 386 Engineering Principles of Living Organisms (3) This course will explore how engineering principles apply to living organisms.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, MATH 251 andPHYS 214  

E SC 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1992
 

E SC 400H Electromagnetic Fields (3) Irrotational and solenoidal fields, potentials, vector and scalar field and wave equations, harmonic and wave functions in various coordinates, radiation.
Effective: Fall 2003
Prerequisite: E E 210, MATH 250  

E SC 404H Analysis in Engineering Science (3) Unified application of coordinate transformations; Laplace's, heat, and wave equations to boundary value problems and problems of continua in engineering.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: MATH 250 orMATH 251  

E SC 406H Analysis in Engineering Science II, Honors (3) Application of complex variable theory, integral equations, and the calculus of variations to engineering problems.
Effective: Fall 1983
Prerequisite: E SC 404H  

E SC 407H Computer Methods in Engineering Science, Honors (3) Numerical solution of differential equations including fundamentals: roots of single nonlinear and simultaneous (Matrix) equations, least squares fitting and staistical goodness, interpolation, finite differences, differentiation, integration, eigensolutions.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202 orE SC 261M   Concurrent: MATH 220

E SC 409H Senior Research and Design Project Preparation, Honors (1) Preliminary identification and planning for the senior year research and design project.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: E SC 433H, E SC 414M  

E SC 410H Senior Research and Design Project I, Honors (3) Design and synthesis in the context of a specific design project undertaken during the senior year.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: E SC 409H  

E SC 411H Senior Research and Design Project II, Honors (2) Design and synthesis in the context of a specific design project undertaken during the senior year.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: E SC 410H  

E SC 412 Nanotechnology: Materials, Infrastructure, and Safety (3) Cleanroom based nano/micro fabrication and related environmental health and safety issues.
Effective: Summer 2016
Prerequisite: 7th semester standing  

E SC 414M Elements of Material Engineering (3) Structure and imperfections in engineered materials; their influence on properties, behavior, and processing. Applications of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 213, E MCH 210H orE MCH 210 . Prerequisite or concurrent:E SC 312 orPHYS 237  

E SC 417 (MATSE 417) Electrical and Magnetic Properties (3) Electrical conductivity, dielectric properties, piezoelectric and ferroelectric phenomena; magnetic properties of ceramics.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: MATSE 400, MATSE 413   Concurrent: MATSE 402

E SC 419 Electronic Properties and Applications of Materials (3) The course covers the electrical, optoelectronic, dielectric, and other electron-based properties of solids, semiconductors in particular, and their engineering/ device applications.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: E SC 312  

E SC 433H Engineering Science Research Laboratory Experience (1) Hands-on lab experience and exposure to campus-wide interdisciplinary experimental research. Experimental probability and statistics. Appplications across all Engineering Science disciplines.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MATH 251  

E SC 445 Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices (3) The course will present the basic engineering science and technology involved in modern semiconductor optoelectronic devices.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: E SC 419 orE SC 314 orE E 368  

E SC 450 (MATSE 450) Synthesis and Processing of Electronic and Photonic Materials (3) The materials science of applying thin film coatings, etching, and bulk crystal growth; includes materials transport, accumulation, epitaxy, and defects.
Effective: Fall 2005
Prerequisite: MATSE 201 orE SC 414H sixth semester standing  

E SC 455 Electrochemical Methods Engineering and Corrosion Science (3) The objective of the course is to give students hands-on experience in assessing environmental degradation of engineering materials.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: MATSE 259 orE SC 414M orEGEE 441  

E SC 456 (E E 456, EGEE 456) Introduction to Neural Networks (3) Artificial Neural Networks as a solving tool for difficult problems for which conventional methods are not available.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CMPSC 201 orCMPSC 202;MATH 220  

E SC 475 (MATSE 475) Particulate Materials Processing (3) Fundamentals of processing particulate materials including production, characterization, handling, compaction, and sintering of metal, carbide, intermetallic, and composite powders.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 315, E SC 414 orMATSE 259  

E SC 481 Elements of Nano/Micro-electromechanical Systems Processing and Design (3) Interdisciplinary fundamentals of nano/microelectromechanical systems (NEMS/ MEMS), including design, fabrication and machining of miniature systems. Draws from mechanics, science and materials.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 213 orE MCH 315 orE SC 312  

E SC 482 Micro-Optoelectromechanical Systems (MOEMS) and Nanophotonics (3) Principles and applications of Micro-Optoelectromechanical and Nanophotonic devices and systems.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: PHYS 212, PHYS 214  

E SC 483 (MATSE 483) Simulation and Design of Nanostructures (3) Introduction to computer simulation techniques and their applications at the physical/life sciences interface.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: PHYS 214 orE SC 312, MATH 230  

E SC 484 Biologically Inspired Nanomaterials (3) Advances in biomolecular-based Science and technology at the physical/life sciences interface.
Effective: Summer 2006
Prerequisite: PHYS 214, MATH 230  

E SC 494 Senior Thesis (1-9) Students must have approval of a thesis adviser before scheduling this course.
Effective: Summer 1986
 

E SC 494H Senior Thesis (1-9) Students must have approval of a thesis adviser before scheduling this course.
Effective: Fall 2007
 

E SC 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

E SC 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1983
 

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