2012-2013 CCBC College Catalog

Engineering Science

ENSC 101 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Engineering Design

Introduces students to the engineering design process, engineering disciplines, analytical analysis utilizing trigonometry, and graphical representation. Through classroom and lab assignments, students develop basic engineering and communication skills; students work in teams to design and build a project by utilizing engineering principles and appropriate software. NOTE: ENSC 101 is for Engineering Transfer program students only. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Corequisite: MATH 165 and high school trigonometry. Lab fee: $20.00

ENSC 111 – 3 Credits
Mechanics I (Statics)

Covers the equilibrium of stationary bodies under the influence of various forces; covers vector forces, moments and couples, trusses, frames and machines, beams, friction, centroids, moment of inertia, and scalar and vector methods. NOTE: Course offered every fall, spring and may be offered during additional sessions.

Prerequisite: PHYS 151, MATH 251, or written permission from instructor required

ENSC 114 – 3 Credits
Principles of Electronics/Electricity

Presents foundational concepts for safe use of electronics and electricity in the industrial environment. Relevant theoretical and practical information is covered, relating to current, magnetism, current resistance and potential difference, electrical component, conductors, and AC and DC circuits. Topics include resistors, color coding, Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law, calculating voltage, series, parallel and series/parallel circuits. Proper use of soldering tools and test equipment will also be covered. 3 Credit hours: 2 lecture hours per week; 2 lab hours per week NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring). Co-requisites: MATH 135 or MATH 165 or MATH 251

ENSC 115 – 3 Credits
Electronic Circuits I

Provides students with valuable technical skills as they analyze a system and troubleshoot the following analog components and circuits; diodes, transistors, field effect transistors (FETs), small and large signal amplifiers, oscillators, integrated circuit fabrication techniques, and thyristors. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: EMET 145 or ENSC 145

ENSC 145 – 3 Credits
Principles of Electronics/Electricity

Presents foundational concepts for safe use of electronics and electricity in the industrial environment. Relevant theoretical and practical information is covered, relating to current, magnetism, current resistance and potential difference, electrical component, conductors, and AC and DC circuits. Topics include resistors, color coding, Ohms's Law and Kirchhoff's Law, calculating voltage, series, parallel and series/parallel circuits. Proper use of soldering tools and test equipment will also be covered. 3 Credit hours: 2 lecture hours per week; 2 lab hours per week NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisites: OSHT 106; EMET 105; MATH 135

ENSC 204 – 3 Credits
Introduction to Digital Electronics

Explores the theory and operation of the basic building blocks of digital electronics with emphasis on transistor-transistor logic (TTL) and complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) integrated circuit logic families; prepares for continued study of theory and operation of microprocessors and microcomputers. NOTE: Same as ELEI 204. Credit can be earned for one course only. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year.

Prerequisite: EMET 145 or ENSC 145

ENSC 211 – 4 Credits
Mechanics II (Dynamics)

Covers kinematics and kinetics of particles, energy and momentum methods and kinematics of plane motion of rigid bodies. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: ENSC 111 or written permission from instructor required

ENSC 221 – 3 Credits
Mechanics of Materials

Covers distortion of materials due to stress and temperature as well as internal strain and external displacement; examines application to beams, shafts, columns, and other structural, machine and vehicle members is emphasized. NOTE: Courses offered once a year (fall or spring).

Prerequisite: ENSC 111 or written permission from instructor required

ENSC 245 – 2 Credits
Engineering Math Applications

Introduces the students to many applications of mathematics related to electrical circuits, such as sets and functions, discrete and continuous systems, matrices and numerical computation algorithms. Emphasis is given to the fundamental concepts behind the mathematics as well as the application of the mathematics for problem solving and critical analysis of results, whether using a calculator or a computer. Numerous exercises and examples firmly rooted in electrical engineering practice are encompassed to ensure that all mathematical theory introduced is directly relevant to real-world electrical and computer engineering. NOTE: Courses offered less than once a year. Corequisite: MATH 259-Differential Equations

Prerequisite: ENSC 115 and ENSC 204