Online Engineering Courses

Summer Session 2020

Take a Summer 2020 Online Engineering Course

 

UConn’s School of Engineering offers a host of fully online engineering courses to help you get ahead, save money, or catch-up. Online engineering classes are taught by UConn instructors and are delivered within an asynchronous format. You can participate at any time of day from nearly anywhere.

If you are a student from another school, you can take UConn summer classes online and transfer them to your home institution (you should check with your home institution to ensure transferability). With UConn’s online engineering summer courses, you’re attending classes at one of the nations top-ranked public institutions.

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LabVIEW Basics for Engineers (BME 3120)

BME 3120

The course content introduces students to:

  • LabVIEW programming environment.
  • Fundamentals of using graphical programming to collect, analyze, display and store data.
  • Techniques used to design stand alone applications, create interactive user interfaces, and to optimize data flow.

Prerequisites: CSE 1010 or 1100. Open only to Biomedical Engineering majors, others by instructor consent. Not open for credits to students who have passed ENGR 3120.

Introduction to Chemical Engineering (CHEG 2103)

CHEG 2103

Course content covers application of the principles of chemistry and physics to chemical processes, including, units, dimensions, process variables, material balances, equations of state (ideal and real), single component equilibria, energy balances, non reactive and reactive processes, and combined mass.

Prerequisites: CHEM 1128, or CHEM 1125 and 1126; MATH 1132. Recommended preparation: CSE 1010.

Introduction to Computing for Engineers (CSE 1010)

CSE 1010

Course provides an introduction to computing logic, algorithmic thinking, computing processes, programming language and the computing environment.

Knowledge obtained in this course enables use of the computer as an instrument to solve computing problems; representative problems from science, mathematics, and engineering will be solved.

Prerequisites: Not open for credit to students who have passed CSE 1100 or 1729.

Introduction to Discrete Systems (CSE 2500)

CSE 2500

Course will explore mathematical methods for characterizing and analyzing discrete systems, including, modern algebraic concepts, logic theory, set theory, grammars and formal languages, graph theory, and application to the analysis of computer systems and computational structures.

Prerequisites: CSE 1102 or 1729

Applied Mechanics I (CE 2110)

CE 2110

Focused in the fundamentals of statics using vector methods, this course includes exploration of resolution and composition of forces, equilibrium of force systems, analysis of forces acting on structures and machines, centroids, and moment of inertia.

Prerequisites: MATH 1132Q

Introduction to Computer Aided Design (CE 2411)

CE 2411

This course is an introduction to computer-aided design and drawing with an emphasis on applications in civil and environmental engineering and landscape design. The course further explores fundamental CAD concepts and techniques, such as, drawing commands, dimensioning, layers, editing techniques, plotting, and additional software packages to create planimetric and topographic maps.

Related topics include scale, coordinate geometry, and terrain representation.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the School of Engineering; this course and CE 2410 may not both be taken for credit.

Probability and Statistics in Civil and Environmental Engineering (CE 2251)

CE 2251

This course is focused on the fundamentals of probability theory and statistics, covering hypothesis testing, linear and multiple regression.

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: MATH 1121 or 1131. Not open for credit to students who have passed CE 2210 or CE 3220 or CE 4210 or ENVE 2330.

Mechanics of Materials (CE 3110)

CE 3110

Course content covers simple and combined stress, torsion, flexure and deflection of beams, continuous and restrained beams, combined axial and bending loads, as well as, columns.

Basic Structural Analysis (CE 3610)

CE 3610

Course content covers analysis of statistically determinate structures, and influence lines, as well as, deflection of trusses, beams, and frames, and provides an introduction to indeterminate analysis using consistent deformation and moment distribution. Curriculum includes computer programming components.

Environmental Engineering Fundamentals (ENVE 2310)

ENVE 2310

Curriculum covers concepts from aqueous chemistry, biology, and physics applied in a quantitative manner to environmental problems and solutions. Course components include content concerning mass and energy balances, chemical reaction engineering, quantitative and fundamental description of water and air pollution problems, as well as, environmental regulations and policy, pollution prevention, and risk assessment. 

Prerequisites: CHEM 1128 or 1148

Introduction to Computer Aided Design (ENVE 2411)

ENVE 2411

Curriculum is focused on computer-aided design and drawing emphasizing applications in civil and environmental engineering and landscape design, as well as, introduction to fundamental CAD concepts and techniques, such as drawing commands, dimensioning, layers, editing techniques, plotting, and additional software packages to create planimetric and topographic maps.

Related topics include scale, coordinate geometry, and terrain representation.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: Enrollment in the School of Engineering; this course and CE 2410 may not both be taken for credit.

Elec & Comp Engr Principles (ECE 2000)

ECE 2000

Course content covers basic concepts of circuit analysis as applied to electronic circuits and electromechanical devices, including measuring instruments.

Note: This course is intended for non-ECE majors.

Prerequisites: PHYS 1402 or 1502 or 1230 or 1530, which may be taken concurrently. Recommended preparation: MATH 2410Q.This course and ECE 2608 or ECE 2001W may not both be taken for credit.

Electrical Circuits (ECE 2001)

ECE 2001

Course content includes analysis of electrical networks incorporating passive and active elements, basic laws and techniques of analysis, ransient and forced response of linear circuits, AC steady state power, three-phase circuits, periodic excitation and frequency response, and computer analysis tools.

This course provides opportunity to implement and test design projects in the laboratory; laboratory reports are required for each project.

Prerequisites: Prerequisite: MATH 2410Q or 2143Q and either PHYS 1402Q or 1502Q or 1602Q or 1230 or 1530, both of which may be taken concurrently. Not open for credit to students who have passed ECE 2000.

Signals and Systems (ECE 3101)

ECE 3101

Course content explores representation of signals in the time and frequency domains, Fourier series, Fourier and Laplace transform methods for analysis of linear systems, introduction to state space models, as well as,  sampling and discrete systems analysis via z-transforms.

Prerequisites: ECE 2000 or 2001W; open only to students in the School of Engineering. Recommended preparation: ECE 1401.

Electronic Circuit Design and Analysis (ECE 3201)

ECE 3201

This course focuses on physical electronics and their underlying operation of electronic devices, including:

  • Diodes, diode models, and diode circuits.
  • Transistors, transistor models, and transistor circuits.
  • DC, small signal, and frequency analysis of transistor amplifiers.
  • Compound transistor configurations.
  • Computer analysis tools. 

Curriculum includes construction of diode and transistor circuits and their testing in a laboratory environment.

Prerequisites: ECE 2001; open only to students in the School of Engineering. This course and ECE 3608 or ECE 3609 may not both be taken for credit.

Applied Mechanics II (CE 2120)

CE 2120

This course is focused on the fundamentals of dynamics using vector methods, including:

  • Rectilinear and curvilinear motion.
  • Translation, rotation, and plane motion.
  • Work, energy and power.
  • Impulse and momentum. 

This course may be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: CE 2110; MATH 2110 or 2130.

Design of Machine Elements (ME 3227)

ME 3227

The course curriculum explores the application of the fundamentals of engineering mechanics, as well as, materials and manufacturing to the design and analysis of machine elements.

Prerequisites: CE 3110.

Heat Transfer (ME 3242)

ME 3242

This course focuses on the:

  • Fundamentals of conduction, convection, and radiation heat transfer.
  • Application of the general laws of heat transfer, and heat exchange to a wide variety of practical problems.
  • Analytical, numerical, and graphical solution of one, two, and three dimensional problems.

Prerequisites: ME 2233 and 3250.

Fluid Dynamics I (ME 3250)

ME 3250

The course curriculum covers the laws of conservation of mass, momentum, and energy in fluid systems, fluid statics, dimensional analysis, incompressible, inviscid and viscous flows, steady and unsteady flows, internal and external flows.

Prerequisites: ME 2233; MATH 2110 and 2410. Cannot be taken for credit after passing ME 240, 245, 263, 3242, 3251, 3276, 4972; CE 3120; or ENVE 3100.

Materials Science and Engineering I (MSE 2101)

MSE 2101

The course curriculum explores:

  • Relation of crystalline structure to chemical, physical, and mechanical properties of metals and alloys.
  • Testing, heat treating, and engineering applications of ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.

Prerequisites: CHEM 1127 or 1147. Not open to students who have passed MSE 2001.

Materials Science and Engineering II (MSE 2102)

MSE 2102

The course curriculum explores:

  • Structures, properties, and processing of ceramics.
  • Structure, properties and processing of polymers and composites.
  • Electrical, thermal, magnetic and optical properties of solids.
  • Corrosion.

Prerequisites: MSE 2001 or 2101. Not open to students who have passed MSE 2002.