ENS221 Introduction to Engineering

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
ENS221 Introduction to Engineering 3 0 6 Mon 16:00-16:50, Wed 14:00-14:50
Prerequisite It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Tarik Namas Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
13:00-15:00
Tuesday:
11:00-13:00
Wednesday:
9:00-10:00
Friday:
9:00-10:00
A F1.8 - 033 957 211, 033 957 226
E-mail tnamas@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Sen. Assist. Azra Yildiz Assistant E-mail ayildiz@ius.edu.ba
Course Objectives The aims of this course are: - to introduce students to the range of engineering disciplines and the engineering method of problem-solving. - to motivate the students toward future engineering careers. - to develop skills on improving core engineering communication skills. - to introduce general engineering computation software (SciLab, Macsyma, GNU Octave, Sage, R, PSPP, etc.)
Textbook Stephan, Park, Sill, Bowman & Ohland, “Thinking Like an Engineer”, 3rd edition, Pearson, 2015. Landis, R.B., Studying Engineering: A Road Map to a Rewarding Career, 4th ed., ISBN-10: 0979348749 Moaveni, S. Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering, 5th ed. Cengage Learning, 2014 Palm, W. J. Introduction to MATLAB 7 for Engineers, 3rd ed. Mc-Graw Hill, 2011 Other notes and links, will be provided on moodle.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Describe general (non-discipline-specific) aspects of open-ended engineering problems
  2. Articulate and employ basic principles of engineering practices and methods
  3. Articulate and apply the key concepts of design, ethics, safety, and sustainability
  4. Use software for engineering data analysis and visualization
  5. Understand the role of engineering and technology in society
Teaching Methods Student-engaged class discussions. Student presentations. Regular lab-book keeping. Teamwork. Continuous evaluation and feedback on progress.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction and course mechanics Ch.1
Week 2 Part1 Everyday engineering Part2 MATLAB Ch.1
Week 3 Part1 Ethics. Part2 MATLAB Ch.2
Week 4 Part1 Design and teamwork. Part2 MATLAB Ch.3
Week 5 Part1 Engineering Communicstions. Part 2 Simulink Ch.4
Week 6 Part1 Estimation. Part2 Simulink Ch.5
Week 7 Part1 Problem Solving. Part2 Simulnik Ch. 6
Week 8 Midterm Exam. Part2 SolidWorks
Week 9 Part1. Excell Part2 SolidWorks Ch.10
Week 10 Part1. Word Part2 SolidWorks Ch.10
Week 11 Part1. Graphical Solutions Part2 Mechanical and Electrical workshops Ch.11
Week 12 Part1. Models and systems Part2 Mechanical and Electrical workshops Ch.12
Week 13 Part1. Models and systems Part2 Mechanical and Electrical workshops Ch.12
Week 14 Part1. Mathematical Models Part2 Mechanical and Electrical workshops Ch.13
Week 15 Part1. Mathematical Models Part2 Mechanical and Electrical workshops Ch.13
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30 1,2,3,4,5
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 20 1,2,3,5
HWs Online Labs 10 30 1,2,3,4,5
Quizzes 5 20 1,2,3,5
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Final Exam Preparation 1 14 14
Home study 3 14 42 Home study 3 14 42
Midterm Exam Preparation 7 1 7 LAB 2 10 20
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 31/03/2020
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