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Fall 2016-2017
* CEE 102B / EGR 102B / MAE 102B (STL)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Engineering in the Modern World

Michael G. Littman

Lectures and readings focus on bridges, railroads, power plants, steamboats, telegraph, highways, automobiles, aircraft, computers, and the microchip. We study some of the most important engineering innovations since the Industrial Revolution. The laboratory centers on technical analysis that is the foundation for design of these major innovations. The experiments are modeled after those carried out by the innovators themselves, whose ideas are explored in the light of the social environment within which they worked.

Sample reading list:
D. P. Billington, The Innovators
D. P. Billington and D.P. Billington Jr, Power, Speed and Form

Reading/Writing assignments:
This section of CEE102 has approximately 30 pages to read out of the course text(s) each week. In addition, students complete a set of homework problems every other week, and complete 5 experimental labs with lab reports during the semester to meet their STL requirement.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 15%
Final Exam - 25%
Lab Reports - 36%
Class/Precept Participation - 14%
Problem set(s) - 10%

Equivalent Courses:
CEE 102B, CEE 102A are considered equivalent courses and cannot be taken multiple times for credit.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20654 L01 11:00 am - 11:50 am M W   McDonnell Hall   A02   Enrolled:68 Limit:120
20655 B01 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E115   Enrolled:10 Limit:12
20659 B02 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm T   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E311   Enrolled:9 Limit:12
20660 B03 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E115   Enrolled:12 Limit:12 Closed
20661 B04 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm W        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
20662 B05 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm F   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E115   Enrolled:7 Limit:12
20663 B06 1:30 pm - 4:20 pm F        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
20664 B07 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm W   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E115   Enrolled:9 Limit:12
20665 B08 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm T   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E115   Enrolled:10 Limit:12
20656 B09 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
24783 B10 7:30 pm - 10:20 pm T   Engineering Quad E-Wing   E115   Enrolled:11 Limit:12