2020 – 2021 – B. Eng Space Engineering

First Year Courses

Fall

MATH 1013 - Applied Calculus I (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Introduction to the theory and applications of both differential and integral calculus. Limits. Derivatives of algebraic and trigonometric functions. Riemann sums, definite integrals and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Logarithms and exponentials, Extreme value problems, Related rates, Areas and Volumes.

Prerequisite: SC/MATH 1520 3.00, or 12U Calculus and Vectors (MCV4U) or equivalent.

Course credit exclusions: SC/MATH 1300 3.00, SC/MATH 1505 6.00, SC/MATH 1530 3.00, SC/MATH 1550 6.00, GL/MATH/MODR 1930 3.00, AP/ECON 1530 3.00, SC/ISCI 1401 3.00 and SC/ISCI 1410 6.00.

MATH 1025 - Applied Linear Algebra (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Topics include spherical and cylindrical coordinates in Euclidean 3-space, general matrix algebra, determinants, vector space concepts for Euclidean n-space (e.g. linear dependence and independence, basis, dimension, linear transformations etc.), an introduction to eigenvalues and eigenvectors.

Prerequisites: 12U Advanced functions (MHF4U) or equivalent.

Course credit exclusions: SC/MATH 1021 3.00, SC/MATH 2221 3.00, GL/MATH/MODR 2650 3.00.

PHYS 1800 - Engineering Mechanics (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Survey of the fundamental concepts of statics and dynamics with an emphasis on engineering applications. This is a calculus-based course intended primarily for engineering students. Prerequisites: 12U Physics or OAC Physics or SC/PHYS 1510 4.00. MHF4U Advanced Functions and MCV4U Calculus and Vectors, or 12U Advanced Functions and Introductory Calculus, or OAC Algebra and OAC Calculus.

Corequisites: SC/MATH 1013 3.00 or SC/MATH 1300 3.00 or SC/MATH 1505 6.00.

Course Credit Exclusions: SC/PHYS 1010 6.00, SC/PHYS 1410 6.00, SC/PHYS 1420 6.00; SC/ISCI 1310 6.00; SC/ISCI 1301 3.00.

ENG 1101- Renaissance Engineer 1: Ethics, Communication and Problem Solving (4 Credits)

Course Description:

Who is an engineer and what are his/her ethical and academic integrity obligations; communications strategies for technical subjects in oral and written forms; dealing with ambiguity, uncertainties, and open ended problems in a technical context, problem definition strategies.

EECS 1011 - Computational Thinking Through Mechatronics (3 Credits)

Course Description:

The Objectives of 1011 are threefold: providing a first exposure to procedural programming, teaching students a set of soft computing skills (such as reasoning about algorithms, tracing programs, test-driven development), and demonstrating how computers are used in a variety of engineering disciplines. It uses problem-based pedagogy to expose the underlying concepts and an experiential laboratory to implement them. An integrated computing environment (such as MATLAB) is used so that students can pick up key programming concepts(such as variables and control flow) without being exposed to complex or abstract constructs. The problems are chosen with consultation with the various engineering disciplines in the Faculty with a view of exposing how computing is used in these disciplines.

Course credit exclusions: LE/EECS1541 3.00.

Winter

*MATH 1014 - Applied Calculus II (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Calculus in Polar Coordinates. Techniques of Integration. Indeterminate Forms. Improper Integrals. Sequences, infinite series and power series. Approximations. Introduction to ordinary differential equations.

Prerequisite(s): One of SC/MATH 1013 3.00, SC/MATH 1300 3.00, GL/MATH 1901 3.00, or SC/ISCI 1401 3.00 ; for non-science students only, six credits from SC/MATH 1530 3.00 and SC/MATH 1540 3.00, SC/MATH 1550 6.00, AP/ECON 1530 3.00 and AP/ECON 1540 3.00.

Course credit exclusions: SC/MATH 1310 3.00, SC/MATH 1505 6.00, GL/MATH/MODR 1940 3.00, SC/ISCI 1402 3.00, SC/ISCI 1410 6.00.

*CHEM 1100 - Chemistry and Materials Science for Engineers (3 Credits)

Course Description:

The course is designed for Engineering students interested in refreshing and expending their general chemistry knowledge while exploring the relationship between structure of matter, properties and processing. This course will focus mainly at covering important introductory concept to understand solution chemistry including reactivity, thermochemistry, structure and properties of materials. The course is divided in six sections. The first section covers an introduction to the topic of Materials Science and its impact on our daily lives as well as future trends and review key chemistry concepts required for this course. The second section will present the states of matter (gas, liquid and solid), their physical characteristics and the forces holding materials together (bonding and intermolecular forces). The third section will expend on the liquid phase and properties of solutions including equilibrium, solubility, pH and pKa. The fourth section will deal with thermochemistry and its first law with an emphasis on enthalpy as well as phase changes and phase diagrams. Section six will present an introduction to the properties of solids (electronic and mechanical) and criteria in the selection of materials will also be discussed. Section seven will present in more details structure-properties and processing of soft materials (natural and artificial polymer) in the context of the material covered in the other sections.

Prerequisites: 12U chemistry or equivalent.

Course credit exclusion: SC/CHEM 1000 3.00.

PHYS 1801: Electricity, Magnetism and Optics for Engineers (3 Credits)

Course Description:

A survey of physics in which fundamental concepts in electricity, magnetism and optics are emphasized through engineering applications. This is a calculus-based course intended primarily for engineering students.

Prerequisite: SC/PHYS 1800 3.00 and SC/MATH 1013 3.00 or equivalent.

Corequisites: SC/MATH 1014 3.00 or SC/MATH 1310 3.00 or SC/MATH 1505 6.00.

Course Credit Exclusions: SC/PHYS 1010 6.00, SC/PHYS 1410 6.00, SC/PHYS 1420 6.00; SC/ISCI 1310 6.00; SC/ISCI 1302 3.00.

ENG 1102 - Renaissance Engineer 2: Engineering Design Principles (4 Credits)

Course Description:

This course will cover: engineering design methodology; features and elements of good design with environment and human interface considerations; aesthetics in design and idea communication using graphics and technical drawings.

Prerequisite: LE/ENG 1101 4.00.

EECS 1021- Object Oriented Programming from Sensors to Actuators (3 Credits)

Course Description:

“Introduces student to computational thinking – a process-based approach to problem solving. It uses a problem-based pedagogy to expose the underlying concepts and an experiential laboratory to implement them. The programming language is chosen so that it is widely used in a variety of applications, is object-oriented, and is of industrial strength (Java is an example of such a language). The problems are chosen in order to expose abstract programming concepts by immersing them in relevant and engaging applications. The experiential laboratory is based on sensors and actuators that connect to a computer. The problems are chosen with consultation with the various engineering disciplines in the Faculty with a view of exposing how computing is used in these disciplines.

Prerequisites: LE/EECS1011 3.00.

Course credit exclusions: LE/EECS 1022 3.00.

Previously offered as: LE/EECS1020 3.00, LE/CSE 1020 3.00.

ESSE 1012 - The Earth Environment (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Provides essential topics in Earth environment (Earth and oceanic science, atmospheric science, and geology) and explores the role played by global and local scale processes in shaping our planet. Concepts are described; the latest technology discussed, and links between engineering disciplines are provided. The course lectures are complemented by hands-on laboratory and field experience.

Prerequisites: 12U calculus and vectors or 12U advanced functions, or SC/MATH 1515 3.00; 12U physics or SC/PHYS 1510 4.00.

Corequisites: LE/ENG 1101 4.00; LE/ENG 1102 4.00; SC/PHYS 1800 3.00, SC/PHYS 1801 3.00.

 * – Offered in Fall/ Winter Semester

Second Year Courses

Fall

*MATH 2015 - Applied Multivariate and Vector Calculus (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Topics covered include partial derivatives; grad, div, curl and Laplacian operators; line and surface integrals; theorems of Gauss and Stokes; double and triple integrals in various coordinate systems; extrema and Taylor series for multivariate functions.

Prerequisite: One of SC/MATH 1010 3.00, SC/MATH 1014 3.00, SC/MATH 1310 3.00; or SC/MATH 1505 6.00 plus permission of the course coordinator.

Course credit exclusions: SC/MATH 2010 3.00, SC/MATH 2310 3.00, GL/MATH 2670 3.00, GL/MODR 2670 3.00, GL/MATH 3200 3.00.

*MATH 2930 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This is an applied probability and statistics course for engineering students. The aim is to provide an application oriented introduction to probability and statistics. The examples will be from a wide selection of engineering disciplines. The probability component is about 30% of the lectures. About 40% of the time, the lectures and tutorials focus on solving practical statistical problems that emerge from engineering problems.

Prerequisites: SC/MATH 1014 3.00 or equivalent; SC/MATH 1025 3.00 or equivalent; LE/EECS 1011 3.00 or equivalent.

Course credit exclusions: SC/MATH 1131 3.00; SC/MATH 2560 3.00; SC/MATH 2570 3.00; SC/MATH 2565 3.00.

MECH 2401- Engineering Graphics & CAD Modelling (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course discusses technical drawing principles, introduction and application of computer aided design tools, and solid modeling. Simple model parts, which can be assembled together, are fabricated in teams (e.g., using additive technology).

Prerequisite: LE/ENG 1102 4.00

PHYS 2020- Electricity and Magnetism (3 Credits)

Course Description:

The elements of electric and magnetic fields are developed together with DC and AC circuit theory.

Prerequisites: SC/PHYS 1010 6.00, or SC/PHYS 1800 3.00 and SC/PHYS 1801 3.00, or SC/ISCI 1310 6.00, or a minimum grade of C in SC/PHYS 1410 6.00 or SC/PHYS 1420 6.00.

Corequisite: SC/MATH 2015 3.00.

*MECH 2302 - Dynamics (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course covers kinematics and kinetics of rigid body motion (2D and 3D) based on concepts of force, work, momentum and energy methods; impact; mechanical vibrations; engineering applications are emphasized.

Prerequisites: SC/MATH 1013 3.00, SC/MATH 1014 3.00, and SC/PHYS 1800 3.00.

ENG 2001 - Engineering Projects: Management, Economics & Safety (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Introduction to the management, economics and safety as they relate to engineering projects, including the following. Project management: work breakdown structures, Gantt charts, logic diagrams and change management. Engineering economics: time value of money, comparison methods, rates of return. Workplace safety. Group design projects.

Prerequisites: LE/ENG 1101 4.00 or LE/ENG 1000 6.00.

Winter

*MATH 2271- Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Introduction to ordinary and partial differential equations, including their classification, boundary conditions, and methods of solution. Equations, methods, and solutions relevant to science and engineering are emphasized, and exploration is encouraged with the aid of software. Three lecture hours per week. One term. Three credits.

Prerequisites: One of SC/MATH 2015 3.00, SC/MATH 2310 3.00 or equivalent; one of SC/MATH 1025 3.00, SC/MATH 2022 3.00, SC/MATH 2222 3.00 or equivalent.

Course Credit Exclusions: SC/MATH 2270 3.00, GL/MATH 3400 3.00.

ENG 2003 - Effective Engineering Communication (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Students learn to effectively employ communication strategies essential to a successful engineering career, including the social, rhetorical, ethical, and practical aspects of professional communications. The focus is on building individuals’ confidence and judgment through communications assignments based on case studies.

Prerequisite: LE/ENG 1101 4.00.

ESSE 2030 - Geophysics and Space Science (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Seismic waves, earthquake fault plane solutions, tectonics on a sphere, geochronology, paleomagnetism, Earth’s magnetic field, its origin and deformation by solar winds. VLBI measurements of fluctuations of Earth rotation, gravitational perturbations of satellite orbits, planetary exploration and communications issues.

Prerequisites: SC/MATH 1014 3.00; SC/PHYS 1800 3.00 and SC/PHYS 1801 3.00 or SC/PHYS 1010 6.00 or a minimum grade of C in SC/PHYS 1410 6.00. PRIOR TO SUMMER 2014: SC/MATH 1014 3.00; SC/PHYS 1010 6.00, or a minimum grade of C in SC/PHYS 1410 6.00.

ESSE 2220 - Algorithmic and Computational methods for Geomatics and Space Engineering (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course provides a basis for the design, development and implementation of computational algorithmic methods specifically for applied geomatics and space engineering applications and trains students to obtain essential skills in algorithmic development for problem solving through the usage of commonlyused industry software tools and programming language(s), and mathematical and statistical algorithms. Examples and applications explored come from the broad common interests in Space Science & Engineering, and Geomatics Science & Engineering.

Pre-requisite(s): LE/ENG 1102 4.00, LE/EECS 1021 3.00, SC/MATH 1014 3.00, SC/MATH 1025 3.00; SC/PHYS 1801 3.00.

Course Credit Exclusion: EECS 2030 3.00, EECS 2031 3.00, EECS 2032 3.00.

ESSE 2361- Space Systems Engineering (3 Credits)

Course Description:

The objective of this course is to provide the student with an introduction to systems engineering with an emphasis on the following topics: the systems engineering process, requirements, design fundamentals, subsystem fundamentals, trade studies, integration, technical reviews, and case studies. The course is also intended to prepare the student for the payload/mission design courses (LE/ESSE 4360 3.00 and LE/ESSE 4361 3.00) which are more application oriented.

ESSE 2470 - Introduction to Continuum Mechanics (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Introductory tensor algebra and calculus. Stress and strain analysis. Symmetry of stress tensor, equilibrium conditions. Lagrangian and Eulerian descriptions of strain. Physical interpretation of stress, strain and strain rate tensors. Conservation laws in continua. Consistency and compatibility considerations. Constitutive relations.

Prerequisites: LE/EECS 1011 3.00; SC/MATH 1025 3.00; SC/MATH 2015 3.00; SC/PHYS 1800 3.00 and SC/PHYS 1801 3.00 or SC/PHYS 1010 6.00, or a minimum grade of C in SC/PHYS 1410 6.00.

 Complimentary Studies (3 Credits) –  Second Year

 * – Offered in Fall/ Winter Semester

Third Year Courses

Fall

ENG 3000 - Professional Engineering Practice (3 Credits)

Course Description:

An introduction to the legal and ethical frameworks of the engineering profession, preparing students for the Professional Practice Examination required for certification as a professional engineer. Also covered are associated professional issues such as entrepreneurship, intellectual property and patents.

Prerequisites: LE/ENG 2001 3.00.

Course credit exclusions: LE/EECS 3000 3.00

ESSE 2210 - Engineering and the Environment (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course surveys a variety of Canadian case studies in environmental sustainability from an engineering perspective. The goal of this course is to provide students with exposure to the social aspects of large infrastructure projects, including the environmental assessment and stakeholder consultation processes. Climate change mitigation and adaptation are strong themes of this course.

 

ESSE 3360 - Heat Transfer and Thermal Design (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course covers the fundamentals of heat transfer and thermodynamics, the methods and tools for thermal control and design, and their application in space engineering.

Prerequisites: SC/MATH 2271 3.00; SC/CHEM 1100 4.00; SC/PHYS 1801 3.00.

PHYS 3050 - Electronics I (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Introduction to physical electronics including DC and AC circuit theory and network analysis; bandpass filter; introduction to the p-n junction and semiconductor devices: diodes, DC power supplies, transistors, analysis and design of basic amplifiers, operational amplifiers. With laboratory exercises.

Prerequisites: SC/PHYS 1010 6.00, or SC/PHYS 1800 3.00 and SC/PHYS 1801 3.00, or SC/ISCI 1310 6.00, or a minimum grade of C in SC/PHYS 1410 6.00 or SC/PHYS 1420 6.00; SC/PHYS 2020 3.00.

PRIOR TO SUMMER 2013:

Prerequisites: SC/PHYS 1010 6.00; SC/PHYS 2020 3.00 and SC/PHYS 2211 1.00.

Course credit exclusion: LE/ENG 2200 3.00.

PHYS 3250 - Introduction to Space Communications (3 Credits)

Course Description:

The course covers all aspects of communications between spacecraft and ground stations. Topics include orbital aspects of satellite communications, communications components of satellites and interplanetary spacecraft and ground stations, transmission, reception, link equations, modulation, multiplexing techniques and access to a satellite.

Prerequisite: SC/PHYS 2020 3.00.

Winter

ENG 3330 - Materials for Space Applications (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course covers the behavior of materials relevant to the engineering of spacecraft. Material responses to thermal, mechanical, vacuum, electrical and ionizing radiation stresses are discussed. Engineering analysis tools and environment models are also covered.

Prerequisites:

SC/CHEM 1000 3.00, SC/PHYS 1010 6.00 or SC/PHYS 1800 3.00 and SC/PHYS 1801 3.00, or SC/ISCI 1310 6.00, or a minimum grade of C in SC/PHYS 1410 6.00 or SC/PHYS 1420 6.00, SC/ENG 2002 3.00 or permission of the Instructor.

ESSE 3280 - Physics of the Space Environment (3 Credits)

Course Description:

An introduction to the physical processes of the upper atmosphere, the ionosphere, the magnetosphere and the heliosphere, and the interactions that occur with space vehicles that traverse these regions of space.

Prerequisites: SC/PHYS 2020 3.00, SC/MATH 2271 3.00.

Course Credit Exclusions: LE/EATS 3280 3.00 (prior to Fall 2014), SC/EATS 3280 3.00 (prior to Summer 2013).

ESSE 4110 - Dynamics of Space Vehicles (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course presents a coherent and unified framework for mathematical modeling and analysis of space vehicles. The course can be divided into two main parts: orbit dynamics and attitude dynamics and control. The topics covered by this course include two-body problem, coordinate transformation, orbital elements, perturbation theory, orbital maneuvers, relative motion and rendezvous, interplanetary trajectories, rocket dynamics, and attitude dynamics and control. Spacecraft dynamics and control problems of practical interests are treated from a dynamical systems point of view. This course will focus on a comprehensive treatment of spacecraft dynamics and control problems and their practical solutions.

Prerequisites: SC/PHYS 2010 3.00 or LE/ESSE 2470 3.00; SC/MATH 2271 3.00.

Course Credit exclusion: SC/PHYS 4110 3.00

MECH 3302 - Mechanisms for Mechanical Systems (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course covers topics including classifications of mechanisms; velocity, acceleration and force analysis (e.g., for linkages, cranks, sliders, and cams); balancing of rotating and reciprocating machinery; gears and gear-trains; graphical and computer-oriented methods of analysis for mechanisms; applications of different mechanisms in mechanical systems (e.g., engines, manufacturing systems).

Prerequisite: LE/MECH 2302 3.00. Course credit exclusion: LE/ESSE 3340 3.00.

PHYS 2030 - Computational Methods for Physicists and Engineers (3 Credits)

Course Description:

The symbolic and numeric computing environments provided by Maple and MATLAB are used to solve problems in mechanics and electromagnetism.

Prerequisites: SC/PHYS 1010 6.00, or SC/PHYS 1800 3.00 and SC/PHYS 1801 3.00, or SC/ISCI 1310 6.00 or a minimum grade of C in SC/PHYS 1410 6.00 or SC/PHYS 1420 6.00; either LE/EECS 1011 3.00 or LE/EECS 1541 3.00; SC/MATH 1014 3.00 or equivalent; SC/MATH 2015 3.00 or equivalent.

Corequisite: SC/MATH 2271 3.00 or equivalent.

PHYS 3150 - Electronics II (3 Credits)

Course Description:

The concept of feedback and its use in circuits employing operational amplifiers; analysis/design of such circuits, including amplifiers, filters, oscillators, pulse generators; digital concepts and logic circuits with applications to data manipulation (computers) and storage.

Prerequisite: SC/PHYS 3050 3.00.

Course credit exclusion: LE/ENG 2210 3.00.

PRIOR TO SUMMER 2013: Prerequisite: SC/PHYS 1010 6.00; and SC/PHYS 3050 3.00 recommended.

Course credit exclusion: SC/ENG 2210 3.00.

 Complimentary Studies (3 Credits) –   Third Year

 * – Offered in Fall/ Winter Semester

Final Year Courses

Fall

ENG 4000 - Engineering Project (Capstone) (6 Credits)

Course Description:

The project will include significant elements of design and implementation. The format is intended to resemble engineering projects in practice, including specifications, background research, innovative solutions, analysis, testing and communication. 2 terms.

Prerequisite(s): 21 3000-level science or engineering credits in the Engineering Program, exclusive of LE/ENG 3000 3.00.

Prerequisite or corequisite: LE/ENG 3000 3.00. Course credit exclusions: CIVL4000 , ESSE4000.

ESSE 4020 - Time Series and Spectral Analysis (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Treatment of discrete sampled data involving correlation, convolution, spectral density estimation, frequency, domain filtering, and Fast Fourier Transforms.

Prerequisites: LE/EECS 1011 3.00 or equivalent programming experience; SC/MATH 2015 3.00; SC/MATH 2271 3.00. PRIOR TO SUMMER 2014:

Prerequisites: LE/CSE 1540 3.00 or SC/CSE 1540 3.00 or equivalent programming experience; SC/MATH 2015 3.00; SC/MATH 2271 3.00.

Course credit exclusions: LE/CSE 3451 4.00, SC/CSE 3451 4.00 LE/CSE 3451 3.00, SC/CSE 3451 3.00, SC/MATH 4130B 3.00, SC/MATH 4930C 3.00.

 

ENG 4350 - Space Hardware (6 Credits)

Course Description:

Explores the theoretical, practical and experimental techniques needed to acquire and manipulate typical signals used in spacecraft system operations or integration and testing.

Prerequisites: SC/CSE 1540 3.00 or SC/CSE 2031 3.00, or equivalent programming experience; SC/PHYS 3150 3.00; SC/PHYS 3250 3.00.

Corequisite: SC/ENG 4330 3.00 and SC/PHYS 4330 3.00.

ESSE 4360 - Payload Design (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course provides students with a comprehensive and accurate approach for the specification and detailed design of different spacecraft payloads, including optical payload, microwave payload, communications payload, and planetary exploration payload. Reliability analysis and its application will also be covered for space systems. Payload design projects will be assigned to students during the course. Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisites: LE/ENG 2001 3.00, LE/ESSE 3280 3.00 Date of submission: 2013-12-03 (Added most recent prerequisites from 2018-02-06)

ENG 4550 - Introduction to Control Systems (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to classical control theory. From a base of dynamic system modeling the course will develop methods for modifying system behavior through feedback so as to produce desired performance and meet specifications in spite of disturbances and modeling errors. Students are expected to be versed in Linear Algebra, Ordinary Differential Equations, and Complex Variables. Signals and Systems would also be a definite asset.

Prerequisites: SC/MATH 2015 3.00.

Winter

*ENG 4000 - Engineering Project (Capstone) (6 Credits)

Course Description:

The project will include significant elements of design and implementation. The format is intended to resemble engineering projects in practice, including specifications, background research, innovative solutions, analysis, testing and communication. 2 terms.

Prerequisite(s): 21 3000-level science or engineering credits in the Engineering Program, exclusive of LE/ENG 3000 3.00.

Prerequisite or corequisite: LE/ENG 3000 3.00. Course credit exclusions: CIVL4000 , ESSE4000.

*ENG 4350 - Space Hardware (6 Credits)

Course Description:

Explores the theoretical, practical and experimental techniques needed to acquire and manipulate typical signals used in spacecraft system operations or integration and testing.

Prerequisites: SC/CSE 1540 3.00 or SC/CSE 2031 3.00, or equivalent programming experience; SC/PHYS 3150 3.00; SC/PHYS 3250 3.00.

Corequisite: SC/ENG 4330 3.00 and SC/PHYS 4330 3.00.

ESSE 4361 - Space Mission Design (3 Credits)

Course Description:

This course covers the basic aspects of space mission design from a “blank sheet”. It includes mission design structure using systems engineering approaches to the design problem. Mission design starts with a set of mission objectives and aims to develop a viable solution for meeting these objectives given a set of technical cost and programmatic constraints. This course brings together systems engineering, mission types, objectives, technical readiness, risk mitigation, mission subsystems, and cost estimation.

Prerequisites: LE/ESSE 4360 3.00 or permission of the Instructor.

ESSE 4370 - Finite Element Methods in Engineering Design (3 Credits)

Course Description:

Basic principles of finite element method, variational and weighed residual principle procedures in discretizing and building up governing equations of physical models. Use of industrial FEM codes to understand model response to external effects such as stress, heat, vibration, and fluids.

Prerequisites: SC/MATH 2271 3.00; LE/ESSE 2470 3.00.

                                                                                * – Offered in Fall & Winter Semester

Complimentary Studies (6 Credits) –   Final Year

(LE/EECS 4421 3.00, LE/ENG 3320 3.00, LE/ENG 4330 3.00, LE/ENG4650 3.00, LE/ESSE 3020 3.00, LE/ESSE 3670 3.00, LE/ESSE 4220 3.00,LE/ESSE 4230 3.00, SC/PHYS 3070 3.00, SC/PHYS 4120 3.0 )

TOTAL CREDITS & CGPA(minimum overall GPA of 5.00 required to graduate in the BEng program)