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Classes meet six weeks - (June 29 - August 9) unless otherwise indicated. Holiday - Friday, July 3rd.

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ENGR 6 ENGINEERING GRAPHICS4 Units
The application of orthographic projection to detail and assembly drawings, with examples from various engineering fields. Geometric construction, sketching, dimensioning for interchangeable assembly and specification of materials. Graphical analysis, documentation and presentation of engineering information. Theory of orthographic projection and its application to graphical solution of the more advanced three-dimensional space problems. Investigation of relationships between points, lines, planes and solids. Use of solid modeling computer program in carrying out the above course components.
Advisory: ENGL 110 or ESLL 25 and MATH 220.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 10 INTRODUCTION TO ENGINEERING5 Units
Formerly: ENGR 20
This is a first experience in engineering, this course is open to all students intending to major in engineering or wanting to try out engineering. Students will gain experience with project management and design, insights from discussions on ethics and environmental impact and skills in written and oral technical communication.
Prerequisite: MATH 220.
Advisory: ENGL 110 or ESLL 25; not open to students with credit in ENGR 20; UC will accept for transfer credit either ENGR 10 or ENGR 49, not both.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
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ENGR 12 COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE & ORGANIZATION5 Units
Introduction to the organization, architecture and machine-level programming of computer systems. Topics include mapping of high-level language constructs into assembly code, internal data representations, numerical computation, virtual memory, pipelines, caching, multitasking, MIPS architecture, MIPA assembly language code, interrupts, input/output, peripheral storage processing, and comparison of CISC (Intel) and RISC (MIPS) instruction sets.
Prerequisite: C S 1A or 2A.
Advisory: C S 1C or 2C; not open to students with credit in C S 10.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 25 INTRODUCTION TO FRESH WATER5 Units
Introduction to freshwater resources from multiple scientific and policy perspectives. Review of basic concepts, water issues affecting cities, farms, open space, and multiple-use landscapes are studied. Students will be able to perform basic calculations related to water quantity, flow, and energy generation from hydropower, have greater insight into how water policy is made and implemented, be introduced to cost, financing, and rate-making challenges in the water sector, have practice breaking a complex water problem into important parts and be knowledgeable about important water issues in California and worldwide.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 28 INTRODUCTION TO BIOENGINEERING4 Units
An introduction to the field of bioengineering. Topics covered will include an overview of basic biological systems and biochemistry for non-biology majors, how the basic principles of engineering and physics can be applied to problems in biological science, and an overview of current trends in bioengineering including: medical devices, biomaterials, bioinstrumentation, computational biology, and agricultural biotechnology.
Advisory: not open to students with credit in BIOL 28.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: Pending
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 35 STATICS5 Units
Principles of statics as applied to particles and rigid bodies in two and three dimensions under concentrated and distributed force systems. Equilibrium conditions in structures, machines, beams and cables. Determination of centroids and moments of inertia. Dry friction and methods of virtual work.
Prerequisites: MATH 1B and PHYS 4A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
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ENGR 37 INTRODUCTION TO CIRCUIT ANALYSIS5 Units
Analysis of lumped, linear circuits in steady state DC and AC. Principals and Laws are used such as Ohm's Law and Kirchhoff's Law, Thevenin's and Norton's Theorem. Method of analyze circuit also include Linearity, Superposition, Source Transformation, and Maximum Power Transfer. First and second order circuits' complete response, AC power and steady-state analysis, frequency and transient response and circuits using op-amps.
Prerequisites: MATH 1B and PHYS 4B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
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ENGR 37L CIRCUIT ANALYSIS LABORATORY2 Units
Practical verification of theorems and concepts learned in ENGR 37 through experimentation. Included will be experiments in DC and AC circuits involving the utilization of a variety of instruments such as DC/AC meters, regulated power supplies, signal generators, oscilloscopes and frequency counters.
Corequisite: ENGR 37.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture-laboratory, 3 hours laboratory. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
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ENGR 39 ENERGY, SOCIETY & THE ENVIRONMENT5 Units
Guides the general education student without a science or technology background through humanity's efforts to harness and generate energy, for industry, work, habitat and recreation. Serves as a formal introduction to work, energy and efficiency, from human's earliest endeavors building pyramids to the development of railroads, the automobile and airplane, nuclear power, and alternative energy sources. Topics include energy, work, and power, steam and internal combustion engine, electricity, cars and transportation, and atomic energy. Emphasis on the environmental impact from acid rain, smog and the greenhouse effect, to pollution from coal, natural gas, and petroleum extraction, to nuclear accidents. Includes a comprehensive overview of sustainable energy systems, megacities, LEED and high efficiency buildings, and integrated food, water, and transportation services. Discussion and reflection on global population and consumption driven economic models.
Advisory: MATH 10 or 57.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Natural Sciences
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 40 INTRODUCTION TO CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGY5 Units
Introduces the technical student to the field of clean energy technology, including modern energy systems and utility infrastructure, fossil fuel and renewable energy power generation, solar photovoltaic (PV) and wind technology, buildings as systems, green and LEED building, smart energy and active distribution (microgrid concept), transportation energy and advanced transportation solutions, and the future of sustainable energy systems. Overview of the energy industry, environmental and economic considerations, and key research and policy areas for clean and sustainable energy solutions. Provides students with a conceptual framework and foundation to proceed to more advanced study, as well as exploring emerging clean energy careers.
Advisory: CHEM 25 or equivalent; ability to do basic engineering calculations including use of spreadsheets.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area:
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 45 PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS5 Units
Properties of engineering materials related to basic structure; applications to the selection and use of engineering materials.
Prerequisites: CHEM 1B and MATH 1C.
Corequisite: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in PHYS 4B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 1 hour lecture-laboratory, 2 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 47 DYNAMICS5 Units
Intended for engineering majors planning to transfer to four-year institutions. It covers the fundamentals of kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies. Topics include general and relative motion, force and acceleration, work and energy, and impulse and momentum analyzed in two and three dimensions. Provides an introduction to vibrations and oscillations.
Prerequisite: ENGR 35.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 49 ENGINEERING PROFESSION1 Unit
A study of the engineering profession, its requirements, opportunities and responsibilities. Exposure to engineers and their educational, personal, and career paths. Review of engineering ethics. Students formulate a career plan.
Advisory: UC will accept for transfer credit either ENGR 10 or ENGR 49, not both.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
1 hour lecture. (12 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 62A INTRODUCTION TO 3D PRINTING & RAPID PROTOTYPE DESIGN4 Units
Introduction to career options and the fundamental processes used in the 3D design and model-making industry. Guest speakers, company tours, and career guides in addition to lectures and group discussions will give students an overview of the job skills and technologies required for various disciplines within the industry.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 62B 3D PRINTING: BASIC MODEL MAKING5 Units
Introduction to the principles of three-dimensional design as they relate to model making for 3D printing and rapid prototyping applications. Students will develop forms and shapes using a variety of materials and model-making techniques, with an emphasis on plastic and metal processes. In addition to modeling with basic materials, students begin to develop skills using quick, visual model-development materials, including foam core, cardboard and clay.
Prerequisites: ENGR 6 and 62A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours labratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 62C 3D PRINTING: ADVANCED MODEL MAKING5 Units
Focus on more advanced and complex methods used throughout the model-making industry. Students will develop skills in using computer-aided design and manufacturing equipment and software to fabricate models. Designs will be created on three-dimensional solid modeling software and transferred to a three-dimensional computer aided manufacturing software for coding and post processing. Students will fabricate parts on a variety of equipment which may include CNC mills and lathes, laser cutters, and two and three-dimensional rapid modeling equipment.
Prerequisite: ENGR 62B.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 62D 3D RAPID MODEL MAKING & PROTOTYPE DEVELOPMENT5 Units
In this project development course students focus upon fabrication of a variety of complex models using advanced model-making equipment and rapid prototyping. Students program, set-up, and operate 3D modeling machines. Field trips may be required.
Prerequisite: ENGR 62C.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 70R INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ENGINEERING1 Unit
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Engineering beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours per week. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 71R INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ENGINEERING2 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Engineering beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
6 hours per week. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 72R INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ENGINEERING3 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Engineering beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
9 hours per week. (108 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 73R INDEPENDENT STUDY IN ENGINEERING4 Units
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Engineering beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
12 hours per week. (144 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 81 ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS5 Units
Introduces the technical professional and engineering student to the field of modern power systems, from electrical power generation to transmission and distribution to electrical power networks in buildings. Overview of AC and DC power, electrical power infrastructure, operation of motors and generators, capacitors and inductors, and real and reactive power. Develops a working knowledge of how electrical utilities work, including both power production and distribution as well as electricity markets. The course will conclude with challenges faced by technology, the smart grid of the 21st century.
Advisory: ENGR 39, 40, MATH 105.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 82 PHOTO VOLTAIC & SOLAR CELL DESIGN5 Units
Introduces the technical student and working professional to the field of photovoltaic technology, including design, fabrication technology, commercial applications and grid incorporation. Gives an overview of the solar industry, environmental and economic considerations, and key research and policy areas for clean and sustainable energy solutions. Provides students with a conceptual and practical framework to proceed to more advanced study towards careers in the solar technology.
Prerequisite: ENGR 40.
Advisory: ENGR 81; CHEM 25 or equivalent; introductory college physics; ability to do basic engineering calculations including use of spreadsheets.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 83 SMART ENERGY SYSTEMS5 Units
Introduces the technical professional and engineering student to the emerging field of smart energy systems, active power management, and éâ˛smart grid' technologies. Topics include SCADA and Phasor networks for monitoring power systems and distribution automation, distributed energy management systems (DEMS) to integrate Renewable Energy (RE) with building/campus EMS/BMS, integration of renewables, and system requirements for an Electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Includes an overview of goals, challenges, and milestones for developing a éâ˛supergrid' for integrating utility scale wind, low emission baseload energy, and systemwide management tools for network stability.
Advisory: ENGR 40, 81 and 82.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 83A INTRODUCTION TO BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING5 Units
Introduction to the field of biomedical engineering. Due to the nature of this highly interdisciplinary field, the students will be introduced to a wide variety of problems that biomedical engineers work to solve. Covers a variety of applications, such as, implantable devices, bioinstrumentation, biomaterials, and bioelectric phenomena. Provides a general understanding of the biomedical device industry in terms of its size and scope, current trends and the wide range of products involved with emphasis on biomedical companies in California. Provides an overview of the development of a medical device from initial conception through development, testing, validation, manufacture, clinical trials and final approval by regulatory agencies. Strongly recommended as a first class for those with no previous biomedical device industry experience.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 83B DESIGN & MANUFACTURING IN THE BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING FIELD5 Units
An introduction to the design and manufacturing of medical devices with special focus on the unique design manufacturing challenges that are necessary to achieve World Class Manufacturing excellence. Describes the fundamental systems used in the design, development, and manufacturing of medical devices and how these relate to industry regulations. Specific topics include: material and process selection considerations, aseptic processes, clean-room techniques, sterilization processes, clinical testing, lot traceability, introduction to automation and control systems, testing and instrumentation lab and manufacturing controls.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 83C INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL DEVICE REGULATIONS5 Units
Introduction to certification standards and the agencies involved in the regulatory processes specific to the medical device industry. Topics include Food and Drug Administration regulations, international regulations and quality certification processes.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 83D INTRODUCTION TO QUALITY ASSURANCE5 Units
Provides students with an in-depth understanding of the role quality plays in an industrial environment regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The responsibilities of quality assurance during the engineering, manufacturing, and production of a product. Topics will include management responsibilities, design control, production and process controls, continuous improvement, and methods and tools used to support quality assurance. The ISO standards, the regulatory requirements mandated by the FDA.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 83E INTRODUCTION TO DOCUMENTATION5 Units
This course focuses on establishing and managing documentation and related systems in the area of medical device manufacturing. Fundamentals of governmental requirements that impact medical device documentation, the benefits and elements of a documented configuration management system, and the details to establish related systems, policies and tools.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.
 
ENGR 102 BUILDING SCIENCE & PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING5 Units
Introduces practicing engineers, practitioners and engineering students to the field of building energy efficiency and green building technology, with an emphasis on building science and performance engineering. Key topics include understanding buildings as integrated systems, lighting, ventilation, heating and cooling, and energy efficiency as a design principle. Includes an overview of energy programs for financing energy efficiency projects, sustainable design assistance; field engineering (commissioning and auditing); and integration of renewable energy (BIPV). Prepares working students to effectively practice in this field. Laboratory includes real commissioning and auditing work on existing buildings, economic analysis of projects, and working with industry professionals to apply building efficiency skills to real buildings.
Advisory: ENGR 40, 81.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
4 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (84 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
Not scheduled for the Summer quarter.