General Engineering (GNEN)

GNEN 5000 Graduate Launch

[0-2 credit hours]

The courses addresses specific requirements for graduate degrees in COE as well as more general requirements for successful careers as professional engineers. Content to be discussed includes University paperwork and progress towards degree; professionalism; research initiation (literature searches, research database, endnote); professional writing; career preparation; and developing professional relationships.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GNEN 5500 Applications of Engineering Analysis

[3 credit hours]

A course in analysis for engineers. Topics include: Linear differential equations, continuous and discrete series representation. Laplace transforms, matrix methods, eigenvalues and eigen vectors, systems of equations.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GNEN 5700 Applied Probability and Statistics

[3 credit hours]

An introduction to the application of descriptive and inferential statistics. Topics include probability distributions, confidence intervals, tests of hypotheses, linear regression and correlation and the use of statistical software.

Term Offered: Spring

GNEN 6200 Environmental Efficiency for Buildings

[3 credit hours]

This course is an in-depth study of the latest advances in efficient energy and environmental design and operation of commercial, industrial, and institutional building as defined by the United States Green Building Council. Topics include selection of building sites considering the interaction with mass or local transportation, water efficiency of both potable and waste water streams, energy efficiency as it relates to the building systems and construction including lighting and power generation, atmospheric effects including combustion wastes and refrigerant selection, building construction materials that reflect sustainable resources, and building indoor air quality. Upon completion, students are prepared to take the accreditation exam for LEED-GA, LEED-AP or both from the USGBC.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

GNEN 6700 Management of Projects and Technological Innovation

[3 credit hours]

Study of new Accelerated Radical Innovation discipline targeting 2X-10X improvement innovation effectiveness, measured by reduced risk, time and cost. Assessment and modeling to speed development, transfer and profitable commercialization.

Term Offered: Fall

GNEN 6920 Special Projects in Engineering

[1-6 credit hours]

A special project is intended for the graduate student to investigate or solve a problem in an engineering area. The scope of the project is defined by the instructor in an area of mutual interest of the instructor and the student.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

GNEN 6980 Special Topics in Engineering

[0-6 credit hours]

A special topic at the graduate level in engineering to be offered as a course during a term by a faculty member.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall