ENGG - Engineering, General

Offered By:
Faculty of Engineering

Below are the courses available from the ENGG code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times.

★ 1 (fi 3)(EITHER, .75-.75S-0)

An introduction to the Faculty of Engineering, the engineering profession, the skills required for academic success, and the fundamentals of leadership: study and life skills; time management and goal setting; interpersonal skills; career planning; engineering and society including elements of ethics, equity, concepts of sustainable development, environmental stewardship, and public safety.

★ 3 (fi 8)(EITHER, 3-0-2)

Equilibrium of planar systems. Analysis of statically determinate trusses and frames. Friction. Centroids and centres of gravity. Forces and moments in beams. Second moments of area. Note: Students in all sections of this course will write a common final examination. Corequisite: MATH 100.

★ 2 (fi 5)(EITH/SP/SU, 1-0-2)

Fundamental design process and theory in a multidisciplinary context. Importance, in engineering design, of communications; team work; the engineering disciplines, career fields; professional responsibilities of the engineer including elements of ethics, equity, concepts of sustainable development and environmental stewardship, public and worker safety and health considerations including the context of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act. Corequisite ENGL 199. This course is delivered in a blended format.

★ 1 (fi 3)(EITH/SP/SU, 1-0-1/2)

Special topics and skill development for academic and career success, personal effectiveness, and emotionally intelligent leadership: study skills, time management, goal setting, proactivity, career planning, developing a resilient mindset, stress management, and interpersonal/communication skills. This course is delivered in a blended format.

★ 3 (fi 8)(EITH/SP/SU, 2-0-3)

Introduction to theories of innovation, creative problem-solving, market research, business planning, and product development, with an emphasis on products requiring engineering design, with team-based project to develop a product concept and business plan. Course is offered in an alternative format: 2 weeks with morning lectures and daily afternoon labs, team project. This course is open to students regardless of home Faculty in order that the teams will be comprised of students with various backgrounds and interest. Prerequisites: ENGG 160 or instructor's consent.

★ 1 (fi 3)(FIRST, 1-1S-0)

An examination of the history, philosophy and objectives of Cooperative Education; introduction to the operation of the Cooperative Education Program; self-assessment of transferable skills and work values; preparation of the resume; practice of job interview skills; goal setting on the job; ethics; human rights; and public and worker safety and health considerations including the context of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act. Note: This course is only open to students registered in the Cooperative Education Program and must be taken prior to a student's first work placement.

★ 1 (fi 3)(EITHER, 1-0-0)

The technical and professional duties and responsibilities of the engineer; the ethics of the engineering profession; technical and professional organizations. The role of the engineer in the social environment including elements of equity, concepts of sustainable development and environmental stewardship, public and worker safety and health considerations including the context of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act. Note: Restricted to fourth-year traditional and fifth-year co-op engineering students. Must be taken in last term of program.

★ 3 (fi 8)(EITH/SP/SU, 3-3S/2-0)

Basic concepts of risk and consequences of loss incidents; risk management principles and practices; incident investigation, causation, root cause analysis; process safety management; the roles of government agencies, professional bodies and industry associations; workplace safety; risk-based decision-making processes; leadership and the human-factors side of risk management. The course focuses on the principles and practices of leadership towards the effective application and implementation of risk management in major organizations across all engineering disciplines. Industry virtual tours, case studies, seminars and team projects specific to the student's engineering program will be used to develop competencies and proficiencies in applying leadership and organizational effectiveness for successful risk management.

★ 1.5 (fi 8)(EITH/SP/SU, 3-3S/2-0)

Basic concepts of risk and consequences of loss incidents; risk management principles and practices; incident investigation, causation, root cause analysis; process safety management; the roles of government agencies, professional bodies and industry associations; workplace safety; risk-based decision-making processes; leadership and the human-factors side of risk management. The course focuses on the principles and practices of leadership towards the effective application and implementation of risk management in major organizations across all engineering disciplines. Industry virtual tours, case studies, seminars and team projects specific to the student's engineering program will be used to develop competencies and proficiencies in applying leadership and organizational effectiveness for successful risk management.

★ 1.5 (fi 8)(EITH/SP/SU, 3-3S/2-0)

Basic concepts of risk and consequences of loss incidents; risk management principles and practices; incident investigation, causation, root cause analysis; process safety management; the roles of government agencies, professional bodies and industry associations; workplace safety; risk-based decision-making processes; leadership and the human-factors side of risk management. The course focuses on the principles and practices of leadership towards the effective application and implementation of risk management in major organizations across all engineering disciplines. Industry virtual tours, case studies, seminars and team projects specific to the student's engineering program will be used to develop competencies and proficiencies in applying leadership and organizational effectiveness for successful risk management.

★ 3 (fi 8)(EITH/SP/SU, 3-3S/2-0)

Introduction to process safety. Basic concepts of fires, explosions and releases. Introduction to process hazards analysis, methodologies and tools. Overview of process safety management frameworks. Case studies and industrial tour(s) demonstrate the application of specialized tools and methodologies in complex industrial operations across all engineering disciplines. Seminars develop competencies and proficiencies in applying these specialized methodologies and tools towards proactive risk management. Requires payment of additional student instructional support fees Refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar. Prerequisite: ENGG 404 or consent of the instructor.

★ 3 (fi 8)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Contracts; specifications; tenders; bonds; construction contract forms; Public Works Act; building trades; company law; the engineer as an expert witness; patents; trademarks; copyrights; negligence; arbitration. Note: Restricted enrolment. Credit will not be granted for both ENGG 420 and B LAW 301.

★ 3 (fi 8)(SECOND, 0-2S/2-6)

Course based on discussions with leaders on topics including responsible leadership, creating sustainable and innovative organisations, and entrepreneurship. Variable meeting times in addition to biweekly seminar discussion. Requires a substantive report and presentation on the impact of effective leadership with a particular focus on current trends and thoughts in leadership theory and practice. Only open to students accepted by the Faculty of Engineering in the Minor in Business program or to others with Faculty of Engineering approval.

★ 0.5 (fi 1)(EITHER, 1 DAY)

The technical and professional duties and responsibilities of the engineer. Academic integrity and research ethics. Intellectual property. The ethics of the engineering profession; technical and professional organizations. The impact of engineering decisions on society, including elements of equity, concepts of sustainable development and environmental stewardship, public and worker safety and health considerations including the context of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act. Intellectual property. Note: Restricted to engineering graduate students.