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Open only to first year students considering or admitted to the College of Engineering.
Overview of the engineering field as well as major specific information.  Information will be provided to help with transitional needs to UNL and the college of engineering (time management, study skills, and resources), involvement opportunities (student organizations, research, and study abroad), tours of engineering facilities for experiential learning, and interactive learning to increase business knowledge and skills.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Establishes a foundation in communication and leadership skills that is needed for engineering students to be successful in their academic endeavors and future career opportunities.  Introduction to the principles and practices of positive interpersonal relationships for leadership development.  Self-awareness, awareness of others, effective interpersonal communication, and the building of trust relationships as a basis for understanding and developing leadership.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lab 1, Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 2
Students will examine relevant and practical industrial and commercial engineering applications to gain necessary engineering skills that will help them succeed as a student as well as a professional engineer.  A variety of engineering disciplines will be highlighted and discussed, as well as topics in the underlying physical, chemical, and biological scientific principles and processes related to each topic.  The class will use a specified focus area that involves real world applications to aid in the conceptualization and learning of the course material. Students will develop engineering problem solving skills; gain expertise and experience using modern engineering and computational tools; and emulate an engineering team atmosphere - each of which can be applied to a professional engineering environment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Overview of career opportunities in engineering and construction management. Emphasizes internships, cooperative education and career placement.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Delivery: Classroom
Enhance essential professional skills for personal and team success through investigating issues in a global context.  Explore in–demand professional aptitudes (self-awareness, emotional intelligence, teamwork, communication, and workplace interaction expectations).  Through industry/community interaction, explore cultural and business norms and the application of broader perspectives to identify issues/solutions responsive and adaptive to their global context
This course is a prerequisite for: ENGR 320
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 9
Prereqs: Sophomore standing; permission of College of Engineering Dean's Office and department chair of student's engineering major.
All students in engineering participating in cooperative education must register each term prior to commencing work. Special approval is required to take course for credit. P/N only.
Cooperative education work in a regularly established cooperative education work-study program in any engineering curriculum.
Credit Hours: 0-12
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENGR 30 is open only to students transferring to the College of Engineering from another institution. ENGR 30 is 'Pass/No Pass only'.
Overview of transfer credit analysis, degree audits, career opportunities in engineering and construction management. Emphasizes internships, cooperative education, and career placement.
Credit Hours: 0
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Introduction to nuclear engineering principles.
This course is a prerequisite for: MECH 421
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENGR 301 requires off-campus travel.
History of nuclear development, basic concepts of radiation and radioactivity, radioactive waste management, global warming and the impact of nuclear power plants. Industrial applications, health physics, and nuclear medicine. Job opportunities at power plants, graduate school, and national laboratories. Tour of the University of Texas nuclear research reactor and demonstration experiments.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENGR 402, MECH 421
Credit Hours: 1
Course Format: Lecture 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
The applications of nuclear science to society and the fundamental radiation principles utilized in these applications.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENGR 411, MECH 421
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENGR 200
Explore professional leadership, ethics, project management tools and skills, and how to successfully implement and respond to change.  In a team based environment, enhance essential professional skills for personal and team success by developing and presenting a responsive proposal considering: client needs, basic project controls and scheduling.  Learn about personal styles, motivation and effectively implementing change.  Examine ethical dilemmas regarding principles, stewardship, and civics from ethical, legal, and expediency perspectives.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 6, 8
Prereqs: Junior standing; permission of College of Engineering Dean's Office and department chair of student's engineering major.
All students in engineering participating in cooperative education must register each term prior to commencing work. Special approval is required to take course for credit. P/N only.
Cooperative education work in a regularly established cooperative education work-study program in any engineering curriculum.
Credit Hours: 0-12
Max credits per semester: 12
Course Delivery: Classroom
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Professional relations, personal requirements, civic responsibilities, and ethical obligations for engineering practice. Legal registration of engineers and architects. Subprofessional and professional services. Changing conditions in engineering practice. Requirements for placement in engineering.
Credit Hours: 1
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENGR 301.
Energy as a critical component of civilization. The critical role of energy from the economic and political point of view world wide. Energy resources available, the technology to use the resources, the economics of energy production, the environmental consequences of energy use, and energy policy.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MECH401/801/ENGR 421.
Basic principles and concepts of radiation protection and shield design. Dosi-metric units and response functions, hazards of radiation doses, radiation sources, basic methods for dose evaluation, and shielding design techniques for photons and neutrons.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENGR 310.
Introduction to neutron diffusion theory, neutron moderation, neutron thermalization, and criticality condition of nuclear reactor.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENGR 412
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENGR 411.
Group diffusion method, multiregional reactors, heterogeneous reactors, reactor kinetics, and change in reactivity.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
The physics governing nuclear reactors and the design principles for commercial nuclear power plants. Reactor designs currently operating in the power industry.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENGR 421
Elements of Nuclear Engineering Crosslisted as MECH 421/821
Prereqs: ENGR 300 or 301 or 310; MATH 208/208H; and PHYS 212/212H.
Survey of nuclear engineering concepts and applications. Nuclear reactions, radioactivity, radiation interaction with matter, reactor physics, risk and dose assessment, applications in medicine, industry, agriculture, and research.
This course is a prerequisite for: ENGR 410, ENGR 420
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing, professional admission to an engineering program, and instructor permission.
Definition, scope, analysis, synthesis, and the design for the solution of a comprehensive engineering problem in any major area of engineering, with emphasis on multi-disciplinary engineering problems.
Credit Hours: 2-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lab , Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Senior standing; permission of College of Engineering Dean's Office and department chair of student's engineering major.
All students in enginering participating in cooperative education must register each term prior to commencing work. Special approval is required to take course for credit. Pass/No Pass only.
Cooperative education work in a regularly established cooperative work-study program in any engineering curriculum.
Credit Hours: 0-12
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission.
Choice of subject matter and coordination of on- and off-campus activities are at the discretion of the instructor. ENGR 490 is 'Pass/No Pass' only.
Individual or group educational experience combining classroom lectures, discussions, and/or seminars with field and/or classroom studies in a foreign country.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 12
Course Format: Field
Course Delivery: Classroom
ACE Outcomes: 9
Topics vary.
Credit Hours: 1-3
Max credits per degree: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
ENGR 810
Not open to students with credit in IMSE 315. (Delivered via WWW.)
Introduction to the principles of ergonomics. Information processing, human output and control, workplace design and environmental conditions.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
System and component reliability analyses of series, parallel and complex systems. Concepts of reliability, availability, and maintainability in design of systems. Methods of reliability testing and estimation.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Fundamentals of stochastic processes and their application in modeling production/inventory control, maintenance and manufacturing systems. Markov and semi-Markov chains, Poisson processes, renewal processes, regenerative processes and Markov decision processes.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
ENGR 832
The problem of scheduling several tasks over time, including measure of performance, single-machine sequencing, flow shop scheduling, the job shop problem and priority dispatching.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
This course is not to be used for graduate credit in engineering and technology. Survey of the developments in the various types of technology with emphasis on the time period after 1750. Social and economic impacts of technological developments are considered. In-depth studies of three important developments in different fields of technology are undertaken.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: Permission
Offered on Omaha Campus. Development of technology as a trigger of change upon humankind, from the earliest tools of Homo Habilis to the advent of the radio telescope in exploring the creation of the universe. Traces the paths from early science to development of the sciences and technologies that will dominate the new millennium.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 2
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: MECH 321 and IMSE 328.
Theory, practice and application of inventory, demand and supply planning techniques in multistage environments. Managing economies of scale, uncertainties, capacity constraints, and product availability in a supply chain. Integrated planning, supply chain coordination and technology enablers.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Subject matter in emerging areas of engineering management and closely related areas not covered in other courses within the MEM curriculum.  Topics, activities, and delivery methods vary.
Credit Hours: 1-6
Max credits per degree: 6
Course Format: Lecture
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Introduction to advanced topics in Engineering Management and the foundations of Total Quality Management (TQM). Costs of quality, statistical tools, initiating change, advanced topics, and TQM in practice. Using DMAIC, DFSS, and COPQ along with the other industry-accepted Six Sigma Quality Techniques.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Continuation of concepts and principles of engineering management applied to production cases.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web
Prereqs: IMSE 806.
Applications of principle and financial economics in industrial and systems engineering. Term structure of interest, capital asset pricing and other capital allocation models. Evaluation of real-options using binomial lattice, Black-Scholes and other pricing models.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom
Prereqs: ENGR 815, 816 or permission.
Focus on the individual in the industrial working environment. Emphasis on evaluation of fatigue, training, shift work, perception, vigilance, and work-rest scheduling as they relate to the working environment.
Credit Hours: 3
Course Format: Lecture 3
Course Delivery: Classroom, Web