Engineering (ENGE)



50A Robotics Team Project Development I - 1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 1.5 units (Pass/No Pass)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Engineering 265A: Building Educational Bridges through Robotics Competitions.
This introductory course addresses the knowledge, skills and activities needed to organize, promote and manage the design phase of a robotics competition team. Team building and collaborative learning are stressed. State-of-the-art computer software, employing pedagogically developed graphical command boxes, is used to develop effective, easy to use and understand programs to control the robots. This course is intended for students with an interest in robotics who need to gain experience as members of an engineering design team. This course may be taken 3 times with new technology, and new projects. (FT) AA/AS.

50B Robotics Team Project Development II - 1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 1.5 units (Pass/No Pass)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Engineering 265A: Building Educational Bridges through Robotics Competitions.
This introductory course addresses the knowledge, skills and activities needed to organize, promote and manage the construction phase of a robotics competition team. Team building and collaborative learning are stressed. State-of-the-art computer software, employing pedagogically developed graphical command boxes, is used to develop effective, easy to use and understand programs to control the robots. This course is intended for students with an interest in robotics who need to gain experience as members of an engineering team constructing a new design. This course may be taken 3 times with new technology, and new projects. (FT) AA/AS.

50C Building Educational Bridges Through Robotics Competitions Testing and Competing - 1 hour lecture, 1.5 hours lab, 1.5 units (Pass/No Pass)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Engineering 265A: Building Educational Bridges through Robotics Competitions.
This introductory course addresses the knowledge, skills and activities needed to organize, promote, and manage the testing and competition phases of a robotics competition team. Team efficiency and collaborative learning are stressed. State-of-the-art computer software, employing pedagogically developed graphical command boxes, is used to develop effective, easy to use and understand programs to control the robots. This course is intended for students with an interest in robotics who need to gain experience as members of an engineering team testing and deploying a new design. This course may be taken 3 times with new technology, and new projects. (FT) AA/AS.

101 Introduction to Engineering - 1.5 hours lecture, 1.5 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Engineering 265B: Introduction to Engineering.
This course is an introduction to engineering in the work environment, including familiarization with the different occupations of engineering (syllabus) . Emphasis is placed on engineering requirements, analysis, design, implementation and testing of actual engineering problems. Students learn the proper use of engineering tools including computers, statistics and computer simulations.
This course is designed to help students decide whether to embark on an engineering or technical career. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.   Introduction to Engineering -

108 Dimensioning and Tolerancing - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with credit for Manufacturing Technology 108.
This course is an introductory study of dimensioning and tolerancing. The course content emphasizes symbology, datum reference, tolerances of location and of form and runout and includes a complete orientation to American National Standard Institute Standard Y14.5 This course is designed for the transfer student planning to major in engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

111 Introduction to Computer-Aided Design - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with credit for Drafting 111. This course is an introductory study of computer aided design, engineering, and manufacturing. Emphasis is placed on providing the student with a hands-on overview of microcomputer systems and executable features of interactive software programs that are used in industry. This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

116 Computational Methods in Engineering - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: Mathematics 151 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent. This course introduces students to computational methods and their applications to computer based problem solving for engineers. Students formulate and solve engineering problems through modeling and the application of numerical methods,
then evaluate and rationalize the results using computational engineering software. Topics include functions and arrays, data and file management, and standard library packages and software. This course is designed for students majoring in Engineering. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

151 Engineering Drawing - 6 hours lab, 2 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Prerequisite: Mathematics 96 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Level M50. Advisory: English 48 and English 49, each with a
grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Level R5 and W5. This course is a study of engineering design with an emphasis on developing drawing skills and techniques for engineers. Course content includes elementary orthographic and pictorial drawing, sections and dimensioning, instrument and freehand drawing is as an aid to visualization and design, and computer-aided design (CAD). This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

152 Engineering Design - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Engineering 151 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with Drafting 120. This course is a study of engineering design with an emphasis on the presentation and interpretation of engineering drawings. Course content includes tolerance studies, gear and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) design, as well as fit and function studies relating to manufacturing processes with computer-aided drawing (CAD) as they influence design decisions. This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU.

198 Computer Applications in Engineering - 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab, 3 units (Grade Only)

This course is a presentation of computer applications in Engineering through specific software and hardware currently utilized by practicing engineers. This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU

200 Statics - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)

Prerequisite: Physics 195 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Mathematics 151 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Engineering Technology 150.
This course is a study of applications of the principles of mechanics to rigid bodies in equilibrium. The course content emphasizes areas of friction, centroids, center of gravity, analysis of structures, moments of inertia and methods of virtual work. This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

210 Properties of Materials - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Physics 195 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Chemistry 200 and Chemistry 200L, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is a study of the chemical, physical and mechanical properties of engineering materials including metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. Emphasis is placed on function and structure as they relate to specific design considerations. This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

240 Digital Systems - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Advisory: Mathematics 96 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent or Assessment Skill Level M50. Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Physical Science 265. This course is an introduction to modeling, analysis, and design of digital systems primarily at the Logic Design Level. Students apply the basic theory of switching networks, use Boolean Algebra to analyze and synthesize switching networks, design logic gate networks, use simplification schemes to minimize part count and cost while providing optimum performance, and design and analyze sequential and combinational circuits using flip-flops and logic gate networks. This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

250 Dynamics - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Engineering 200 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Corequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in Mathematics 252 with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with credit for Engineering Technology 250. This course is a study of fundamental principles of bodies in motion with an emphasis on kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies, moving reference frames, work-energy, linear and angular momentum relationships and their application to engineering problems. Vector notation is used throughout the course. This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

260 Electric Circuits - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Grade Only)

Prerequisite: Physics 196 and Mathematics 151, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent.
This course is an introduction to the study of network analysis, basic network theorems, mesh and nodal analysis with independent and controlled sources. Emphasis is placed on steady state and transient responses of networks, complex frequency transformation, alternating current (AC), circuit analysis, power, reactive apparent power and power factor, and balanced three-phase electric systems.This course is intended for students majoring in Engineering or disciplines included in the physical sciences. (FT) AA/AS; CSU; UC.

This discipline may offer specialized instruction in one or more of the following areas: Supervised Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265), Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction (296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience (270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on page 120. Please refer to the class schedule and/or see the dean or department chair for availability.