Engineering (ENGR)

ENGR 100 - Introduction to Engineering Design Units: 3

This course is an overview of engineering practice and provides exposure to the environment in which engineers work. The course introduces the design process including initial conceptualization (sketching), detailed drawings (drafting), and prototype fabrication (machine shop). Learning to work as part of an engineering team is a central part of this course.

Term Typically Offered: SPR/FALL

ENGR 110 - Introduction to Renewable Energy Units: 3

This course is designed to give the student basic knowledge in the following areas of solar energy: history, sun movement, climatological data for Reno, Nevada; energy reflection, transmission and absorption, heat transfer, heat storage, collector systems and sizing.

ENGR 242 - Case Histories in Civil Engineering Units: 1

Course will describe real-life civil engineering projects of different scopes and complexities. Projects will be analyzed with regard to scope, work plan, budget, permitting, technical and legal issues.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: ENGR 100.

ENGR 243 - Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics and Hydrology Units: 3

Overview study of the behavior of fluids at rest and in motion and principles of hydrology: quantitative hydrology; prediction of runoff; hydrologic applications in urban settings; overview of storm water systems.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 126 and ENGR 100.

ENGR 244 - Introduction to Engineering Economics Units: 2

Consideration of various economic calculations such as present worth, benefit-cost and rate of return analyses in engineering decision making.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 126 and ENGR 100.

ENGR 245 - Materials Behavior and Statistical Analysis Units: 4

Construction materials behavior and various specifications used in quality control and quality assurance.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment requirements: Prerequisite: MATH 126 and ENGR 100.