Spring 2016 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ENGR 300    Introduction to Engineering    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better, OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the engineering and engineering technology professions, and their place in industry. It includes an explanation of the engineering and engineering technology options and curricula involved. Topics include an emphasis on problem-solving techniques used in engineering and engineering technology. This course is recommended for all entering engineering, engineering technology and design technology students.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 14
T         04:30PM-06:35PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     10421 
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W         05:45PM-07:50PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     20329 Textbook

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 15-May 12
T         04:30PM-06:35PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     10712 Textbook


ENGR 310    Engineering Survey Measurements    4 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 330 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the basic fundamentals of surveying for engineers. Electronic surveying instruments are used to develop the principles of measurement for distance, elevations and angles. Additional topics include systematic and random errors, line directions, profiles and cross sections, traverse computations, horizontal and vertical curves, and earthwork quantity calculations. This course is intended for civil engineers, but may also be required for other programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         04:00PM-07:05PM LEC R.Mahallati          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     10422 
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Th        04:00PM-07:05PM LAB R.Mahallati          ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311       


ENGR 312    Engineering Graphics    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGR 305
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the application of graphical tools to analyze, interpret, and solve engineering problems. The engineering design process is taught using manual and introductory interactive computer-aided design and drafting (CADD) tools to solve typical three-dimensional engineering problems. Topics include descriptive geometry, vector graphics, orthogonal projection, and primary and secondary auxiliary views. This course is intended for mechanical and civil engineering majors but may also be required for other programs.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        12:00PM-12:50PM LEC H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312     10450 
Textbook
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LAB H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 312       
MW        02:30PM-03:20PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311     19537 Textbook
MW        03:30PM-05:35PM LAB M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 311       


ENGR 401    Introduction to Electrical Circuits and Devices    4 Units

Prerequisite: PHYS 421 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: MATH 420
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the fundamentals of electrical circuit theory and analysis for engineers. Topics include time domain circuit analysis techniques, circuit reduction techniques, frequency domain circuit analysis, first- and second-order circuits with natural and step responses, and operational amplifiers. This course provides a solid foundation for upper division engineering courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
MW        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     10424 
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TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     10425 Textbook


ENGR 413    Properties of Materials    4.5 Units

Prerequisite: CHEM 400 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better, OR ESLL 320 and ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This is an introductory course in the properties of materials used in engineering. This course places emphasis upon the theory underlying the behavior of engineering materials. It includes a laboratory component, which covers the testing of metals, polymers, composites, wood, and other materials.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
T         01:30PM-04:20PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     10427 
Textbook
Th        01:30PM-02:40PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     10427 Textbook
Th        02:50PM-04:10PM LAB M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310       


ENGR 420    Statics    3 Units

Prerequisite: MATH 401 and PHYS 410 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the study of bodies in equilibrium with emphasis on force systems, structures, distributed loads, friction and virtual work. In this course, analytical rather than graphical methods of problem solving are emphasized. (C-ID ENGR 130)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC H.Bell               ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     11285 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Moreno             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 310     10426 Textbook


ENGR 495    Independent Studies in Engineering    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB V.Zarate              TBA TBA                 13260 
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Spring 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: May 2, 2016