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MS in Engineering Course Descriptions

​EGR 553​Mechanical Vibrations 3 (3-0)
​Modeling, design, and analysis of mechanical vibrations: natural frequency, damping, excitation, higher order systems, modal analysis, experimental testing, and continuous systems.  Prerequisites: EGR 253; MTH 232; CPS 180; or Graduate Student in Engineering.
​EGR 554Mechanical Controls 3 (3-0)
​Design and analysis of control for mechanical systems, including modeling, transient and steady-state, root locus, frequency response, PID control, and state space.  Prerequisites: EGR 253; MTH 232; CPS 180; or Graduate Student in Engineering.
​EGR 576Mechanics of Composite Materials 3 (3-0)
​Covers composite material mechanics with emphasis on selection, analysis, and use.  Stiffness and strength theories.  Treats composite beams and plates for static and dynamic loads.  Prerequisites: EGR 255, 355; MTH 232; or Graduate Student in Engineering.
​EGR 578Advanced Mechanics of Materials 3 (3-0)
​Stress and strain in three dimensions, constitutive laws, failure theories.  Advanced beam theories, curved beams, shear deformation, beams on elastic foundations, plates and shells, energy methods.  Prerequisites: EGR 255, 355; MTH 233; or Graduate Student in Engineering
​EGR 588Photonics 3 (3-0)
​A study of optical phenomena and its application to engineering problems.  Topics include ray optics, beam optics, guided wave optics, lasers​ and applications thereof.  Prerequisite: EGR 388 or Graduate Student in Engineering.
​EGR 591CMOS Circuit Design e (3-2)
​Design and simulation of analog integrated circuits and systems using transistor level differential amplifiers, operational amplifiers, oscillators, and data converters.  Prerequisites: EGR 292, 392; or Graduate Student in Engineering
​EGR 594Power Electronics 3 (3-0)
​Fundamentals of power electronics including switch-mode DC-DC converters, feedback controllers, rectifiers, semiconductor switches and magnetic circuit in power electronics.  Prerequisites: EGR 398 or Graduate Student in Engineering.
​EGR 595Nanoscale Transistors 3 (3-0)
​Conceptual framework that underlies the microscopic viewpoint using examples related to the emerging field of nanoscale transistors.  Prerequisites: EGR 487 or 491 or Graduate Student in Engineering.
​EGR 597Special Topics in Engineering 1-6 (Spec)
​Intensive study of selected engineering topics not included in regular course.  Repeatable up to 6 credits when content previously studied is not duplicated.  Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
​EGR 600Advanced Engineering Analysis 3 (3-0)
​Modeling and analysis of advanced engineering systems.  These include linear and non linear, discrete and continuous systems typically found in mechanical and electrical engineering.  Prerequisite: Admittance to the Graduate Program in Engineering.
​EGR 601Advanced Engineering Experimentation 3 (2-2)
​Develop and conduct experiments involving advanced data acquisition​ and analyses in engineering.  Perform uncertainty and error analysis of collected data.  Prerequisite: Graduate standing in Engineering.
​EGR 637Directed Research in Engineering 1-6 (Spec)
​Directed research supervised by an Engineering faculty member.  Repeatable up to 6 credits.  Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
​EGR 685Seminar: Current Topics in Engineering 1-3 (Spec)
​Discussion of current research and application topics in engineering.  Basic skills of oral presentation and literature search will be introduced.  Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.
​EGR 697Special Topics in Engineering 1-6 (Spec)
​Study of advanced engineering topics not included in regular graduate courses.  Repeatable up to 6 credits.  Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.
​EGR 798Thesis Research 1-6 (Spec)
​Thesis research supervised by an engineering faculty.  May be repeated as needed.  Prerequisites: EGR 600; Graduate Student in Engineering