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Get Ahead with Online Classes This Winter!

October 21, 2020

Due a later start to the spring semester, students now have a fantastic opportunity to progress in their education by taking online courses during the winter session.

Attention students! Because changes to the academic calendar have led to a later start to the spring semester, you now have a fantastic opportunity to progress in your education by taking online courses during the winter session.

Do you want to take a course that will move you ahead in the curriculum?  Is there a course that you want to repeat to improve your grade? Or does a course just sound interesting to you?  Below is a list of courses offered in the College of Engineering during the winter session. Please make sure to check prereqs for the courses and consult with your advisor prior to registering for a course.

 

EGR 199

A 1 credit programming course for students willing to improve their programming skills in the transition from EGR 102 to CS 215. 

CS 215 INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAM DESIGN, ABSTRACTION, AND PROBLEM-SOLVING

The course covers introductory object-oriented problem solving, design, and programming engineering. Fundamental elements of data structures and algorithm design will be addressed. An equally balanced effort will be devoted to the three main threads in the course: concepts, programming language skills, and rudiments of object-oriented programming and software engineering. Prereq: EGR 102 or CS 115 or equivalent. 

CS 216 INTRODUCTION TO SOFTWARE ENGINEERING TECHNIQUES

Implementation of large programming projects using object-oriented design techniques and software tools in a modern development environment. Software engineering topics to include: life cycles, metrics, requirements specifications, design methodologies, validation and verification, testing, reliability and project planning. Prereq: CS 215.

CS 275 DISCRETE MATHEMATICS

Topics in discrete math aimed at applications in Computer Science. Fundamental principles: set theory, induction, relations, functions, Boolean algebra. Techniques of counting: permutations, combinations, recurrences, algorithms to generate them. Introduction to graphs and trees. Prereq: MA 113 and either EGR 102 or CS 115.

CS 395 INDEPENDENT WORK IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

A course for computer science majors only. A topic, approved by the chairperson of the department, provides an opportunity for supervised individual research and study. May be repeated to a maximum of four credits. Prereq: Consent of instructor.

EE 211 CIRCUITS 1 (Dr. Samson Cheung)

Fundamentals of AC and DC circuits for modern engineering practice Prerequisite: MA114, Corequisite: PHY 232, 242

EE 305 ELECTRIC CIRCUITS AND ELECTRONICS (Dr. Regina Hannemann)

Introduction to the basics of circuit design and analysis for non-EE students Prerequisite: MA114, PHY232

EE 532 SMART GRID: AUTOMATION AND CONTROL OF POWER SYSTEMS (Dr. Yuan Liao)

This course covers an introduction to smart grid, key technologies in transmission and distribution systems that enable smart grid, power market structure, and real-time pricing. Applies to Online graduate certificate in Power Systems Analysis. Prerequisite: Engineering Standing

EE 562 ANALOG ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS (Dr. Dan Lau)

This course covers analog circuit design including feedback amplifiers, tuned and untuned amplifiers, oscillators, and AM and FM transmitters. Prerequisites: EE 360, EE 461G and engineering standing.

EE 599 INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS (Dr. Biyun Xie)

This course provides a broad introduction to the field of robotics with an emphasis on robotics control systems.

EE 599 ENGINEERING FRONTIERS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE (Dr. Peng Wang)

This project-based course offers an introduction to applications of artificial intelligence on engineering systems, with an emphasis on smart manufacturing.

EE 599 INTEGRATION OF DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES (Dr. Paul Dolloff)

This course covers the characteristics of distributed energy resources and the challenges and methods for integrating them into the power grid. 

EE 643 INTEGRATION OF DISTRIBUTED ENERGY RESOURCES (Dr. Paul Dolloff)

This course covers the characteristics of distributed energy resources and the challenges and methods for integrating them into the power grid. Prerequisites: Graduate student standing, EE 415 or equivalent 

EGR/MFS/CME 523 SUSTAINABLE POWER AND ENERGY

A multidisciplinary course presenting an overview of the key topics in sustainability and environmental impact assessment for engineers. Topics will include assessment of current and potential future energy systems, renewable and conventional energy technologies, supply chain management, sustainability metrics, energy assessment tools, environmental impact assessment and life cycle assessment.

ME 556/CME 556/MSE 556/MFS 556 INTRODUCTION TO COMPOSITE MATERIALS

An introductory course in the rapidly expanding field of composite and hybrid materials. The class introduces the students to the background for stress and strength analysis in the design of composite materials and structures.

ME 590 APPLIED COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS AND NUMERICAL HEAT TRANSFER

An introduction to computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and heat transfer for advanced undergraduate students using modern CFD tools. The emphasis will be on the verification and validation of solutions obtained using CFD through comparison to analytical and empirical results.

MSE 201 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Microscopic and macroscopic structure as related to the properties of materials with engineering applications.

EM 302 MECHANICS OF DEFORMABLE SOLIDS

A study of stress and strain in deformable solids with application primarily to linear elastic materials: stress and strain transformations; simple tension and compression of axial members; torsion of shafts; bending of beams; combined loading of members; buckling of columns. Prereq: Registration in the College of Engineering or consent of chairperson, and EM 221; prereq or concur: MA 214.

EM 313 DYNAMICS 

Study of the motion of bodies. Kinematics: cartesian and polar coordinate systems; normal and tangential components; translating and rotating reference frames. Kinetics of particles and rigid bodies: laws of motion; work and energy; impulse and momentum. Prereq: Registration in College of Engineering, EM 221; prereq or concur: MA 214.

ME 220 ENGINEERING THERMODYNAMICS I

Fundamental principles of thermodynamics. Prereq: PHY 231; coreq: MA 213.

ME 599 ENGINEERING FRONTIERS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 

Cross-listed from EE 599

 

You can find more details about the university's winter intercession here: https://www.uky.edu/registrar/winter-intersession.