Dean: James C. Kelley

SCI 163

415-338-1228

Associate Dean: V. V. Krishnan

Graduate Coordinator: S. C. Hu

*Associate Professors*—Holton, Pantic-Tanner, Shahnasser

*Assistant Professor*—Liou

*Lecturers*—Browne, Haber, Kashevaroff, Sherman, Tabrizi, Trauner

*Adjunct Faculty*—Godfrey, Sorensen

B.S. in Electrical Engineering

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Minor in Engineering

M.S. in Engineering

Mechanical engineering, as a separate discipline, emerged during the Industrial Revolution (1760-1830) with the development of production machinery powered by water, wind, and especially, steam. Today mechanical engineers are concerned with the production and use of power and the design of a great variety of machines from computer disk drives to jet aircraft. There are three curricular areas of specialization which the student may choose from this broad-based discipline upon advisement. The thermal/fluids area covers the production and transmission of energy. The mechanics and materials area encompasses force and motion analysis and the design of mechanical devices. Finally, the robotics and control area deals with automated manufacturing techniques and process or motion control. All of these areas contain the problem solving process of mechanical engineering design, and the transformation of ideas into mechanical devices and systems.

Recognizing the value to certain students majoring in science for broadening their education to include applications of their backgrounds in science to real-world physical systems, the Minor in Engineering is offered. This minor is not intended for the general student but does not specifically exclude such persons if they have the necessary prerequisite background.

The master's program includes three primary curricular areas of specialization in civil, electrical, and mechanical engineering from which the student may choose his/her program of study upon advisement. The objectives of the program are to provide students with advanced engineering education necessary for solving complex problems in engineering practice and to provide opportunities for updating and upgrading the skills of practicing engineers. These objectives are accomplished by a flexible program to meet individual student needs.

Graduates with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering may engage in the analysis, modelling, simulation, design, testing, manufacturing, or field services of electrical, electronic, or magnetic equipment. They may also engage in the operation and maintenance of facilities for electrical power generation or telecommunication. High technology companies, in the fields of electronic and computer manufacturing as well as utilities in power generation and communications employ electrical engineers. Graduates with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering may immediately engage in the design, analysis, testing, production, and maintenance of machines and mechanical systems. Most industries such as aerospace, automotive, chemical, power generation, agriculture, food processing, textile, and mining employ mechanical engineers.

Engineers interested in research, development, or college level teaching return to college for an M.S. or Ph.D. in their specified field. Engineers interested in management and business aspects may return to college for a Master of Business Administration.

Community college transfers should complete the sequence of mathematics, chemistry, physics, and engineering courses listed in freshman and sophomore years under the "sample sequence of courses," if available at the community college.

The Bachelor of Science in Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical Engineering requires 132-semester units. Major requirements including mathematics, chemistry, and physics prerequisites are 99 units, 51 of these units are at the lower division and 48 units at the upper division. The remaining 33 units satisfy the balance of the university requirements including communication skills and general education in humanities and social sciences. Students are advised that CR/NC grades are not acceptable in courses to be counted for the engineering major programs.

Recognizing the need of the professional engineer to participate in facets of problem solving that extend beyond technical and economic considerations, the General Education requirement for engineering students includes 33 units in courses other than mathematics, natural sciences, and business. For a typical student, this requirement will be satisfied by proper course selection within the General Education requirements of the university. Students should inquire at the School of Engineering office about the approved General Education requirements for engineering majors.

Courses are scheduled during the day as well as in the late afternoon and evening. Other information and assistance in selecting courses can be obtained from a major adviser in the School of Engineering or by calling 415/338-1174 or by writing: School of Engineering, San Francisco State University, Science Building, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94132.

Courses for these programs are listed in alphabetical sequence (see Engineering discipline in the "Announcement of Courses" section).

The curriculum provides a broad-based common core of engineering science and the essential civil engineering subjects. The students conclude with fourteen units of electives where primary emphasis is placed on design, practical applications, and computer solutions in selected areas of civil engineering.

The number of units required for graduation and the General Education requirements are described elsewhere.

First SemesterUnitsCHEM 111 General Chemistry I 5 MATH 220 Calculus and Analytic Geometry I 3 ENGR 101 Graphics and Design 2 ENG 114 First Year Written Composition 3 United States History or Government course 3Total 16Second SemesterCHEM 113 General Chemistry II 3 MATH 221/222 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II-III 6 PHYS 220/222 General Physics with Calculus I and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 103 Introduction to Computers 1 Oral Communication 3Total 17Third SemesterMATH 223 Calculus and Analytic Geometry IV 3 PHYS 230/232 General Physics w/Calculus II and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 102 Statics 3 ENGR 200 Materials of Engineering 3 ENG 214 Second Year Written Composition 3Total 16Fourth SemesterMATH 245 Elementary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 3 PHYS 240/242 General Physics w/Calculus III and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 201 Dynamics 3 ENGR 205 Electronic Networks 3 ENGR 206 Electronic Circuits and Instrumentation 1 G.E. Elective 3Total 17Fifth SemesterENGR 300 Engineering Experimentation 3 ENGR 303 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 ENGR 305 Systems Analysis 3 ENGR 309 Mechanics of Solids 3 G.E. Electives 6Total 18Sixth SemesterENGR 302 Experimental Analysis 1 ENGR 304 Mechanics of Fluids 3 ENGR 308 Computer Methods in Engineering 3 ENGR 323 Structural Analysis 3 ENGR 335 Surveying and Highway Design 3 G.E. Elective 3Total 16Seventh SemesterENGR 430 Soil Mechanics and Foundation 3 ENGR 434 Sanitary and Environmental Engineering 3 ENGR 696 Engineering Design Project 1 Engineering Electives 6 G.E. Elective 3Total 16Eighth SemesterENGR 697 Engineering Design Project 2 Engineering Electives 5 Technical Elective 3 G.E. Electives 6Total 16

A total of fourteen units from the following list of courses is required, subject to the minimum number of units specified for each group.

*Engineering Electives (11 units)*

ENGR 425 Reinforced Concrete Structures ENGR 426 Steel Structures ENGR 428 Applied Stress Analysis ENGR 429 Topics in Construction Engineering ENGR 431 Foundation Engineering ENGR 432 Finite Element Methods ENGR 461 Mechanical and Structural Vibrations ENGR 468 Applied Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics ENGR 698 Engineering Seminar (1-3) ENGR 699 Special Study in Engineering (1-3)

GEOL 450 Geomorphology (4) GEOL 474 Engineering Geology and Hydrology GEOL 475 Geohydrology GEOL 476 Soils Geology GEOL 485 Geophysics MATH 307 Analytic Methods in Engineering MATH 341 Probability Theory MATH 342 Mathematical Statistics ENGR 610 Engineering Cost Analysis BA 601 Applications of Operations Research

The required upper division courses provide a broad and basic understanding of the main fields in electrical engineering. Upon advisement, each student may choose an area of specialization in the senior year in communications, computers, electronics, robotics, or power systems engineering.

First SemesterUnitsCHEM 111 General Chemistry I 5 MATH 220 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I 3 ENGR 101 Graphics and Design 2 ENG 114 First Year Written Composition 3 United States History or Government course 3Total 16CHEM 113 General Chemistry II 3 MATH 221/222 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II-III 6 PHYS 220/222 General Physics with Calculus I and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 103 Introduction to Computers 1 Oral Communication 3Second SemesterTotal 17Third SemesterMATH 223 Calculus and Analytic Geometry IV 3 PHYS 230/232 General Physics w/Calculus II and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 102 Statics 3 ENGR 200 Materials of Engineering 3 ENG 214 Second Year Written Composition 3Total 16Fourth SemesterMATH 245 Elementary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 3 PHYS 240/242 General Physics w/Calculus III and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 201 Dynamics 3 ENGR 205 Electronic Networks 3 ENGR 206 Electronic Circuits and Instrumentation 1 G.E. Elective 3Total 17Fifth SemesterENGR 300 Engineering Experimentation 3 ENGR 303 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 ENGR 305 Systems Analysis 3 ENGR 350 Engineering Electromagnetics 3 ENGR 356 Computer Architecture 3 G.E. Elective 3Total 18Sixth SemesterENGR 301 Electrical Measurements 1 ENGR 306 Electromechanical Systems 3 ENGR 308 Computer Methods in Engineering 3 ENGR 353 Electronics 3 G.E. Electives 6Total 16Seventh SemesterENGR 449 Communication Systems 3 ENGR 696 Engineering Design Project I 1 Engineering Electives 9 G.E. Elective 3Total 16Eighth SemesterENGR 697 Engineering Design Project II 2 Engineering Electives 5 Technical Elective 3 G.E. Electives 6Total 16

A total of seventeen units from the following list of courses is required, subject to the minimum number of units specified for each group.

*Engineering Electives (14 units)*

ENGR 378 Digital Systems Design ENGR 405 Direct Energy Conversion ENGR 410 Instrumentation and Process Control ENGR 411 Instrumentation and Process Control Laboratory (1) ENGR 415 Robotics ENGR 416 Robotics Laboratory (1) ENGR 442 Network Design ENGR 445 Analog Integrated Circuit Design (4) ENGR 446 Digital Control Systems ENGR 447 Control Theory ENGR 448 Power Flow in Electric Systems ENGR 450 Electromagnetic Waves ENGR 451 Digital Signal Processing ENGR 452 Communications Laboratory (1) ENGR 453 Digital Integrated Circuit Design (4) ENGR 455 Power Electronics (4) ENGR 456 Computer Systems ENGR 458 Electric Power Protective System Design ENGR 459 Electrical Power System Measurements (1) ENGR 476 Computer Communication and Networks ENGR 478 Microprocessors and Control (4) ENGR 698 Engineering Seminar (1-3) ENGR 699 Special Study in Engineering (1-3)

CSC 410 Data Structures CSC 415 Operating System Principles CSC 610 Sorting and Searching CSC 630 Computer Graphics Systems Design MATH 307 Analytic Methods in Engineering MATH 341 Probability Theory MATH 342 Mathematical Statistics PHYS 450 Introduction to Solid State Physics ENGR 610 Engineering Cost Analysis BA 601 Applications of Operations Research

First SemesterUnitsCHEM 111 General Chemistry I 5 MATH 220 Calculus & Analytic Geometry I 3 ENGR 101 Graphics and Design 2 ENG 114 First Year Written Composition 3 United States History or Government course 3Total 16Second SemesterCHEM 113 General Chemistry II 3 MATH 221/222 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II-III 6 PHYS 220/222 General Physics with Calculus I and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 103 Introduction to Computers 1 Oral Communication 3Total 17Third SemesterMATH 223 Calculus & Analytic Geometry IV 3 PHYS 230/232 General Physics w/Calculus II and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 102 Statics 3 ENGR 200 Materials of Engineering 3 ENG 214 Second Year Written Composition 3Total 16Fourth SemesterMATH 245 Elementary Differential Equations and Linear Algebra 3 PHYS 240/242 General Physics w/Calculus III and Laboratory (3-1) 4 ENGR 201 Dynamics 3 ENGR 205 Electronic Networks 3 ENGR 206 Electronic Circuits and Instrumentation 1 G.E. Elective 3Total 17Fifth SemesterENGR 300 Engineering Experimentation 3 ENGR 303 Engineering Thermodynamics 3 ENGR 305 Systems Analysis 3 ENGR 309 Mechanics of Solids 3 G.E. Electives 6Total 18Sixth SemesterENGR 302 Experimental Analysis 1 ENGR 304 Mechanics of Fluids 3 ENGR 308 Computer Methods in Engineering 3 ENGR 364 Materials and Manufacturing Processes 3 Engineering Elective 3 G.E. Elective 3Total 16Seventh SemesterENGR 464 Mechanical Design 3 ENGR 467 Heat Transfer 3 ENGR 696 Engineering Design Project I 1 ENGR 447 Control Theory 3 [ENGR 410 and 411 may be substituted for ENGR 447] G.E. Elective 3 Engineering Electives 2Total 15Eighth SemesterENGR 463 Thermal Power Systems 3 ENGR 697 Engineering Design Project II 2 Engineering Elective 3 Technical Elective 3 G.E. Electives 6Total 17

A total of eleven units from the following list of courses is required, subject to the minimum number of units specified for each group.

*Engineering Electives (8 units)*

ENGR 306 Electromechanical Systems ENGR 410 Instrumentation and Process Control ENGR 411 Instrumentation and Process Control Laboratory (1) ENGR 415 Robotics ENGR 416 Robotics Laboratory (1) ENGR 428 Applied Stress Analysis ENGR 432 Finite Element Methods ENGR 446 Digital Control Systems ENGR 447 Control Theory ENGR 461 Mechanical and Structural Vibrations ENGR 466 Gas Dynamics and Boundary Layer Flow ENGR 468 Applied Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulics ENGR 698 Engineering Seminar (1-3) ENGR 699 Special Study in Engineering (1-3)

MATH 307 Analytic Methods in Engineering MATH 341 Probability Theory MATH 342 Mathematical Statistics ENGR 610 Engineering Cost Analysis BA 601 Applications of Operations Research

Prerequisite knowledge requires completion of MATH 223, CHEM 113, and PHYS 240/242 or acceptable equivalents prior to commencing this minor. The minor may be satisfied by a minimum of 21 units distributed as follows.

Core CoursesUnitsUnits chosen on advisement 12-15 ENGR 102 Statics ENGR 201 Dynamics ENGR 205 Electronic Networks ENGR 304 Fluid Mechanics ENGR 305 Systems Analysis ENGR 306 Electromechanical Systems ENGR 308 Computer Methods in Engineering ENGR 309 Mechanics of SolidsElectivesUnits chosen from the 400 level series of Engineering courses 6-9Total 21

Courses for this program are listed in alphabetical sequence (see Engineering discipline in the "Announcement of Courses" section).

Required CoursesUnitsENGR 801 Engineering Management 3 ENGR 802 Computer Aided Design and Analysis 3 ENGR 803 Applied Probability and Statistics for Engineers 3 ENGR 897 Research 3 ENGR 898 Thesis 3 [thesis work may not be started until completion of at least twelve units of graduate work]Engineering ElectivesUnits selected on advisement 6-12 [In special circumstances, a student may arrange to complete a project for one of the required courses by registering for ENGR 899, Special Study] ENGR 832 Advanced Construction Materials ENGR 833 Principles of Earthquake Engineering ENGR 834 Engineering Aspects of Environmental Pollution ENGR 836 Structural Design for Earthquakes ENGR 837 Soil Properties and Advanced Foundation Design ENGR 839 Water Pollution Control Engineering ENGR 840 Power System Simulation and Control ENGR 841 Power Systems Transients and Stability ENGR 842 Design with Analog Integrated Circuits ENGR 843 Analog MOS Circuit Design ENGR 850 Parallel Processing ENGR 851 Advanced Microprocessor Architecture ENGR 852 Advanced Topics in Digital Design ENGR 860 Advanced Engineering Design: The Human Interface ENGR 861 Advanced Controls ENGR 862 Deformation and Fracture of Materials ENGR 865 Mechanism Synthesis and Analysis ENGR 866 Combustion and Air Pollution ENGR 890 Graduate SeminarNon-Engineering ElectivesCourses, either graduate or upper division, selected primarily from science, mathematics, social science, or business to meet individual student educational objectives. 3-9Minimum total 30

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