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1250 Introduction to Engineering Methods (2 credits) Fall 6 hrs lab. Fundamentals of engineering design; presentation of an engineering design; graphical expression of engineering design using computer-aided drafting.
1252 Biology in Engineering (2) Spring Prereq.: credit or registration in BIOL 1201. 1 hour lecture; 3 hrs lab. Effect of variability and constraints of biological systems on engineering problem solving and design; engineering units; engineering report writing; oral report presentation; laboratory demonstration of biological engineering analysis.
2307 Elements of Landscape Construction (3) Fall,
2350 Experimental Methods for Engineers (3)
2352 Quantitative Biology in Engineering (3) Fall Prereq.: BE 1252. 2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs lab. Characterization of biological phenomena in engineering design; relationships among parameters using linear and nonlinear statistical expressions; case studies of engineering design solutions.
3190 Professionalism for Biological Engineers (1) Fall Prereq.: senior standing in the
3249, 3250 Engineering Practice (1-3,1-3) Summer only Prereq.: consent of instructor. Pass-fail grading. A minimum of six weeks of full-time employment in an industry participating in the summer program. Same as ENGR 3049, 3050. Selected engineering problems in an industrial environment.
3320 Mechanical Design for Biological Engineering (3) Fall Prereq.: CE 3400; credit or registration in CE 2460 or ME 3133. 2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs lab. Term project in mechanical design. Philosophy of mechanical design for biological engineering; materials for construction; frame design; power transmission.
3340 Process Design in Biological Engineering (3) Spring Prereq.: EE 2950, CE 2200, and credit or registration in ME 3333. 2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs lab. Design applications in biological engineering using the engineering sciences of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics; electrical machines and controls.
3361 Soil and Water Technology (3) Prereq.: AGRO 2051. For majors in agriculture, general studies, and natural sciences. Cannot be used to fulfill
3371 Irrigation Fundamentals and Management (2) Prereq.: consent of instructor. For majors in agriculture, design, and natural sciences. Cannot be used to fulfill
3400 Environmental Engineering II (3)
3989 Special Projects in Biological Engineering (1-4) F,S,Su Prereq.: consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs of credit. Library research, experimental and/or theoretical investigation, and written report in form of engineering report.
4290 Senior Engineering Design and Professionalism (2) Fall Prereq.: senior standing in
4292 Senior Engineering Design Laboratory (2)
4303 Engineering Properties of Biological Materials (3) Fall Prereq.: MATH 2065 and credit or registration in CE 3400. 2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs. lab Engineering properties, including rheology, friction, mechanical damage, texture, and thermal, optical, and electrical properties.
4323 Biomechanics for Engineers (3) Spring Prereq.: CE 2450. 2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs lab. Also offered as IE 4465. Mechanical behavior of the human musculoskeletal system and component tissue when physical work is performed; engineering mechanics applied to the activities; fundamental knowledge of human anatomy and physiology; workplace design.
4332 Molecular Methods in Biological Engineering (3) Fall Prereq.: BIOL 2083, 2350, and credit or registration in BE 4303. Fundamentals of the theory and applications of quantitative molecular techniques used in biological engineering research and design.
4340 Food and Bioprocess Engineering (3) Fall Prereq.: BE 2352; credit or registration in BE 3340. 2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs lab. Design and analysis of systems for processing biological materials, with emphasis on food; topics include biotechnology, fluid flow, thermodynamics, and transport phenomena in food and bioprocessing; unit operations, including freezing, extraction, drying, and aseptic processing.
4341 Biological Reactor Systems Design (3)
4342 Sugar Process Engineering (3) Prereq.: EE 2950, CE 2200 or ME 3834 or CHE 3101, ME 2334 or 3333 or CHE 3172. Processes used in the manufacture of raw and refined sugar; application of scientific and engineering principles to unit operations of evaporation, crystallization, extraction, solids handling and drying, centrifuging, clarification, and steam and power generation.
4347 Sugar Factory Design (3) Prereq.: credit or registration on BE 4342. 2 hrs lecture; 3 hrs lab. P and I diagrams for sugar processes and instrumentation/control strategies; detailed process design of heat transfer equipment, fluid flow systems including non-Newtonian flow, prime mover requirements, steam and power use, and reticulation, materials handling systems, utility systems, and materials of construction.
4352 Transport Phenomena in Biological Engineering (3) Spring Prereq.: BE 2352, BIOL 2051; credit or registration in CE 2200 and ME 3333. Introduction to biological kinetics; time-temperature substrata-dependent growth and death of biological organisms; heat and mass transfer in engineering design and analysis; principles of material and energy balances in reactor design.
4380 Aquacultural Engineering (3) Prereq.: senior standing. Engineering principles applied to aquacultural systems; water chemistry; fluid mechanics; aquacultural pumping plants; fish pond design; recirculating aquacultural systems; water filtration; disinfection; aeration and degassing.
4383 Natural Resource Engineering (3) Fall Prereq.: CE 2200. Engineering analysis and design of natural resource control systems, including open channels, vegetated waterways, terraces, water control structures, spillways, reservoirs, flood control, surface water quality, and wetlands.
4989 Independent Study in Biological Engineering (1-4) F,S,Su Prereq.: senior standing. Written engineering report required. May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Biological engineering practice; library research, experimental and/or theoretical investigation.
7301 Similitude in Biological Engineering Research (3) V Prereq.: Graduate standing. Determination of pertinent quantities in a research project, Buckingham B theorem, theory and systematic calculation of dimensionless numbers, similarity and distortion in model studies, research project design, and prediction equations.
7304 Advanced Natural Resource Engineering (3) V Prereq.: BE 4383. Advanced topics in statistical hydrology, flow theory, evapotranspiration, transport of pollutants, drainage, irrigation, erosion, sediment transport, and sedimentation applied to rural fields and watersheds.
7306 Agricultural Systems Engineering (3) V Prereq.: BE 4292 or equivalent. Applications of systems approaches to engineering problems in agriculture; queuing theory; modeling and simulation; linear programming; decision support systems and expert systems.
7340 Advanced Food Engineering and Biotechnology (3) V Prereq.: BE 4340. Design and modeling of food and bioprocessing systems; application of advanced thermodynamic principles and transport phenomena with emphasis on numerical techniques in the design, analysis, and modeling of food systems; focus on current research topics in food engineering and food biotechnology.
7350 Advanced Instrumentation and Control for Biological Systems (3) V Prereq.: BE 2350 and MATH 2065. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab. Theory of measurement and feedback integrated with applied design work with biological systems; focus areas include: aquaculture, precision farming, environmental applications, bioprocess, and biomedical measurement and control concepts.
7352 Advanced Transport Phenomena in Biological Engineering (3) V Prereq.: BE 4352. Transient heat and mass transfer in biological materials and systems; mathematics describing active and passive cellular transport; emphasis on numerical solution techniques for heat and mass flow in nonideal, heterogenous systems, including kinetic and thermodynamic considerations.
7361 Biological Reactor Systems for Agricultural Waste Treatment (3) V Prereq.: BE 4341. Design of biological reactor systems for treatment of agricultural wastes; utilizing and developing kinetic models for suspended and attached growth cultures; characterization of agricultural wastes and wastewaters; consideration of nutrient recovery, pathogen survival, odor reduction, and byproduct recovery goals.
7381 Advanced Aquacultural Engineering (3) V Prereq.: BE 4380. Advanced topics in aquacultural aeration, oxygenation, disinfection of aquacultural systems, and aquacultural wastewater characterization; integration with traditional agricultural production.
7500 Seminar (1) Prereq.: graduate standing in engineering. Only 1 sem. hr. of credit will be allowed toward the degree. Pass-fail grading.
7909 Advanced Topics in Biological Engineering (1-4) F,S,Su Prereq.: consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. of credit when topics vary. One or more phases of advanced biological engineering practice.
8000 Thesis Research (1-12 per sem.) “S”/“U” grading.