1.2 Relevant Course Work

1.2.1 Physics, Statics, & Dynamics

PHYS161 General Physics: Mechanics and Particle Dynamics
Laws of motion, force, and energy; principles of mechanics, collisions,
linear momentum, rotation, and gravitation.
PHYS262 General Physics: Vibrations, Waves, Heat, Electricity and Magnetism
Vibrations, waves, fluids; heat, kinetic theory, and thermodynamics;
electrostatics, circuits, and magnetism.
PHYS263 General Physics: Electrodynamics, Light, Relativity and Modern Physics
Electrodynamics, Maxwell's equations, and electromagnetic waves;
geometrical optics; interference and diffractions; special theory of
relativity; and modern physics
ENES110 Statics
The equilibrium of stationary bodies under the influence of various kinds
of forces. Forces, moments, couples, equilibrium, trusses, frames and
machines, centroids, moment of inertia, beams, and friction
ENES221 Dynamics
Systems of heavy particles and rigid bodies at rest and in motion.
Force- acceleration, work-energy and impulse-momentum relationships.
Motion of one body relative to another in a plane and in space.
PHYS420 Principles of Modern Physics
A survey of atomic and nuclear phenomena and the main trends in
modern physics
ENME664 Dynamics
Use of vector analysis in one, two, and three dimensional kinematics
problems. Applying Newtonian mechanics to particle, system of
particles, and rigid bodies. Use of analytical mechanics (Euler,
Hamilton, and Lagrange equations) for analysis of dynamics problems.
Matrix methods in dynamics
ENAE788L Spacecraft Attitude Dynamics and Control

1.2.2 Chemistry

CHEM103 General Chemistry I
The nature and composition of matter, chemical calculations, elements
and inorganic compounds.
CHEM113 General Chemistry II
Kinetics; homogeneous, heterogeneous, and ionic equilibria;
oxidation-reduction; electrochemistry; chemistry of the elements.

1.2.3 Mathematics

MATH140 Calculus I
Introduction to calculus, including functions, limits, continuity,
derivatives and applications of the derivative, sketching of graphs of
functions, definite and indefinite integrals, and calculation of area.
MATH141 Calculus II
Continuation of MATH 140, including techniques of integration,
improper integrals, applications of integration (such as volumes, work,
arc length, moments), inverse functions, exponential and logarithmic
functions, sequences and series.
MATH241 Calculus III
Introduction to multivariable calculus, including vectors and vector-
valued functions, partial derivatives and applications of partial derivatives
(such as tangent planes and Lagrange multipliers), multiple integrals,
volume, surface area, and the classical theorems of Green, Stokes and
MATH246 Differential Equations for Scientists and Engineers
An introduction to the basic methods of solving ordinary differential
equations. Equations of first and second order, linear differential
equations, Laplace transforms, numerical methods, and the qualitative
theory of differential equations.
MATH461 Linear Algebra for Scientists and Engineers
Basic concepts of linear algebra: vector spaces, applications to line and
plane geometry, linear equations and matrices, similar matrices, linear
transformations, eigenvalues, determinants and quadratic forms, change
of basis, complex eigenvalues, diagonalization, the Jordan canonical
MATH463 Complex Variables for Scientists and Engineers
The algebra of complex numbers, analytic functions, mapping properties
of the elementary functions. Cauchy integral formula. Theory of residues
and application to evaluation of integrals. Conformal mapping.
MAPL498B Nonlinear Differential Equations
Phase plane analysis, Lyapunov stability analysis, Lipschitz conditions,
Picard iteration, Lie series, Runge-Kutta integration.
ENES240 Engineering Computation
Introduction to error analysis, conditioning and stability of algorithms.
Numerical solution of nonlinear equations. Vector spaces and linear
transformations. Matrix algebra. Gaussian elimination. LU factorization,
matrix inversion. Similarity transformations and diagonalization. Iterative
computation of eigenvalues. Interpolation; splines; data fitting.
Numerical integration.
ENEE322 Signal and System Theory
Concept of linear systems, state space equations for continuous and
discrete systems, time domain analysis of linear systems. Fourier,
Laplace and Z transforms. Application of theory to problems in electrical
ENEE324 Engineering Probability
Axioms of probability; conditional probability and Bayes' rules; random
variables, probability distribution and densities: functions of random
variables: weak law of large numbers and central limit theorem.
Introduction to random processes; correlation functions, spectral
densities, and linear systems. Applications to noise in electrical systems,
filtering of signals from noise, estimation, and digital communications.

1.2.4 Electronics Design

ENEE204 Systems and Circuits I
ENEE304 Systems and Circuits II
ENEE305 Electronics Fundamentals Laboratory
ENEE314 Electronic Circuit Theory
ENEE250 Computer Structure
ENEE440 Microprocessors
Microprocessor architectures, instruction sets, and applications. Bus
structures, memory, I/O interfacing. Assembly language programming,
LSI device configuration, and the embedding of microprocessors in
ENEE446 Digital Computer Design
Hardware design of digital computers. Arithmetic and logic units,
adders, multipliers and dividers. Floating-point arithmetic units. Bus and
register structures. Control units, both hardwired and microprogrammed.
Index registers, stacks, and other addressing schemes. Interrupts, DMA
and interfacing.

1.2.5 Electromagnetics Theory

ENEE380 Electromagnetic Theory
Introduction to electromagnetic fields. Coulomb's law, Gauss's law,
electrical potential, dielectric materials capacitance, boundary value
problems, Biot-Savart law, Ampere's law, Lorentz force equation,
magnetic materials, magnetic circuits, inductance, time varying fields and
Maxwell's equations.
ENEE381 Electromagnetic Wave Propagation
Review of Maxwell's equations; the wave equation, potentials,
Poynting's theorem. Transmission, lossy medium, skin effect. Parallel-
plate and rectangular wave-guides. Radiation, retarded potentials,
radiation from dipole.

1.2.6 Control Theory

ENAE642 Aerospace Control Systems
Transfer functions, linearization, Laplace transforms, state space models,
gain compensation and root locus, frequency response, bode diagrams,
Nyquist criterion, lead and lag compensation, state feedback techniques.
ENAE788Z Applied Digital Control
Sampling as a modulation process; aliasing; the sampling theorem; the Z-
transform and discrete-time system analysis; design of recursive and
nonrecursive digital filters; the Discrete Fourier Transform and
Fast Fourier Transform; digital filtering using the FFT, Z-plane
ENAE788N Applied Nonlinear Control Theory
Phase plane analysis, limit cycles, Lyapunov theory, stability theory,
Barbalat's lemma, describing function analysis, feedback linearization,
sliding control, adaptive control.

1.2.7 Robotics Design & Control

ENAE788R Space Robotics
Kinematics of serial and parallel link manipulators, position control,
compliant control, impedance modulation, manipulator design, Jacobian,
manipulator dynamics.
ENAE788Q Control of Robotic Manipulators
Linear and nonlinear state variable systems, stability theory (Lyapunov,
input-output), robot dynamics, actuator dynamics, computed torque
control, robust control, adaptive control
ENAE788U Planetary Surface Robotics

1.2.8 Astrodynamics

ASTR450 Celestial Mechanics
Astronomical Background, vectors and vector mechanics, central force
motion, two body problem, computation of orbits, three body problem,
n-body problem, introduction to canonical transformations, numerical
procedures, theory of perturbations, least squares polynomial
ENAE788M Astrodynamics
Equation of relative motion, orbital elements and coordinate systems,
Lagrangian coefficients, orbit determination, Barker's equation, Kepler's
equation, and the Gudermannian, solving Kepler's equation, solving
Lambert's problem, two body orbital transfer, optimum single impulse
transfer, the 3-body problem, Lagrange points, sphere of influence,
approach trajectories, interplanetary orbits.

1.2.9 Specialties

ENEE435 Electrical Processes in Biology and Medicine
ENEE488K Optical Systems Design
ENAE788C Space Communication
ENAE499 Elective Research
ENME488 Special Problems in Mechanical Engineering