Engineering Physics Program

Electromechanical Control Systems Requirements

General Education Requirements

Hours

KU Core 2.1

(Normally ENGL 101 and ENGL 102)

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry I, or CHEM 150, Chemistry for Engineers

5

KU Core requirements

Courses approved to satisfy Goals 2.2, 3S, 3N, 4.1, and 4.2

 

15

Core Physics

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics

0.5

PHSX 211/216 or 213

General Physics I and General Physics I Lab (213 is honors/majors equivalent)

5

PHSX 212/236 or 214

General Physics II and General Physics II Lab (214 is honors/majors equivalent)

4

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements (considered equivalent to ME 455 for pre-requisite purposes)

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I (considered equivalent to ME 320 for pre-requisite purposes)

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics

Hours

MATH 125

Calculus I   

4

MATH 126

Calculus II 

4

MATH 127

Calculus III

4

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220 or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations

3

Requirements specific for Design Option in Electromechanical Control Systems

Hours

Physics

EPHX 511, Intro Quantum Mechanics

3

Elect. Engr &

EECS 140, Intro to Digital Logic Design (or EECS 141, honors)

4

Computer Sci.

EECS 168, Programming I

4

 

EECS 211, Circuits I

3

 

EECS 212, Circuits II

4

 

EECS 268, Programming II

4

 

EECS 312, Electronic Circuits I.

3

 

EECS 360, Signal and System Analysis

4

 

EECS 444 Control Systems or ME 682, System Dynamics & Control Systems

3

Mechanical Engr.

ME 228, Computer Graphics or AE 421

3

 

ME 210, Introduction to Mechanics

1

 

ME 311 (3 credits), Mechanics of Materials or CE 310 (4 credits), Strength of Materials with ME 309 (1 credit)

3/5

 

ME 312 Basic Engr. Thermodynamics

3

 

ME 501, Mechanical Engr. Design Process

2

 

ME 628, Mechanical Design I.

3

 

ME 641, ME 642, or 643 Project Option A, B, C (see notes below for engineering elective); note ME 642 is 4 credit hours

2/4

 

ME 640, Design Project (required for ME 641 or 643)

2

 

Additional engineering elective; ME 642, Design Project B – Formula Car , requires ME 627 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective.  ME 643 (Design Project C – Biomechanics) requires ME 633 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective. 

3

General Education Requirements (26 credits)

Hours

English

KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 1

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry, CHEM 150, Chemistry for Engineers, or CHEM 170, Chemistry for Chemical Sciences I

5

KU Core requirements

Fulfillment of the requirements of the KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 2, Goal 3 (arts and humanities, social sciences), and Goal 4 Outcomes 1 and 2.

 

15

Core Physics Courses (27.5 credits)

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                       

0.5

PHSX 211 or 213

General Physics I (213 is honors/majors equivalent, 5 credits, includes lab)

4

PHSX 212 or 214

General Physics II (214 is honors/majors equivalent, 4 credits, includes lab)

3

PHSX 216

General Physics I Laboratory

1

PHSX 236

General Physics II Laboratory

1

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics Courses (18 credits)

Hours

MATH 121

Calculus I   

5

MATH 122

Calculus II 

5

MATH 223

Vector Calculus

3

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220
or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations

3

Course Requirements for Design Option in Electromechanical Control Systems (57 credits)

Hours

Physics

EPHX 511, Intro Quantum Mechanics

3

Elect. Engr &

EECS 140, Intro to Digital Logic Design (or EECS 141, honors)

4

Computer Sci.

EECS 168, Programming I

4

 

EECS 211, Circuits I

3

 

EECS 212, Circuits II

4

 

EECS 268, Programming II

4

 

EECS 312, Electronic Circuits I.

3

 

EECS 360, Signal and System Analysis

4

 

EECS 444 or ME 682, System Dynamics and Control Systems

3

Mechanical Engr.

ME 228, Computer Graphics or AE 421

3

 

ME 311 (3-4 credits), Mechanics of Materials or CE 310 (4 credits), Strength of Materials

4

 

ME 312 or C&PE 221, Basic Engr. Thermodynamics

3

 

ME 501, Mechanical Engr. Design Process

3

 

ME 628, Mechanical Design

3

 

ME 642 or 643, Design Project B or C (see notes below for engineering elective)

3

 

ME 708, Microcomputer Applications in ME

3

 

Additional engineering elective; ME 642, Design Project B – Formula Car, requires ME 627 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective.  ME 643 (Design Project C – Biomechanics) requires ME 633 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective.  ME 641 (Design Project A) is also available, but has several pre-requisite courses.

3

General Education Requirements for Engineering Physics Students.

For requirements in Engineering Physics: because of changes in the School of Engineering course offerings for students enrolled, please see your advisor for more information.


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