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ENGS 100 - Introduction to Engineering

Course Description
This course introduces students to the basic principles of engineering and the various disciplines that constitute the field. Major engineering accomplishments are studied from historical, political, artistic and economic viewpoints. Students work in teams to solve engineering design problems and undertake laboratory investigations. Foundations of engineering design problems and force equilibrium, concepts of stress and strain, Ohm's Law, and Kirchhoff's Voltage and Current Laws are studied.