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ENT 281
Engineering Design Fundamentals


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:50


Description
Engineering technology students will produce a capstone design project using cumulative training gained from the program of instruction. Emphasis is on the fundamental principles of environmental issues, permits, project prospectus, engineering and surveying, design calculations, construction drawings and specifications, and cost estimates for a typical public works project. Course includes oral and written reports. Prerequisites: ENT 163 and ENGR& 225. Formerly CET 221

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Develop contract documents for a typical public works construction project.
  • Work in a team setting
  • Schedule and plan workloads
  • Solve design problems
  • Demonstrate the process of obtaining permits
  • Write a project prospectus
  • Complete topographical surveys and mapping
  • Develop a design analysis report
  • Prepare a construction cost estimate

  • Course Topics
  • Work Breakdown Structure.
  • Permits and applications for agency review and approval.
  • Project prospectus.
  • Topographical mapping.
  • Structural design reports.
  • Construction specifications.
  • Construction drawings.
  • Cost estimates.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENT 281
    Spring 2014
    0416
    Ron Rooks, P.E.


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
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    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
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    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.