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Engineering Science (E)

All Engineering Science courses are available only to students registered in the Faculty of Engineering unless indicated otherwise.

Engineering Science 1021A/B - Properties of Materials in Engineering
An introduction to the relationship between the microstructure and engineering properties of metals, ceramics, polymers, semi-conductors and composites.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
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Engineering Science 1022Y - Engineering Statics
Analysis of forces on structures and machines, including addition and resolution of forces and moments in two and three-dimensions. The application of the principles of equilibrium. Topics: trusses; frames; friction; and centroids.
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Extra Information: 2 lecture hours/week; 1 tutorial hour/week for ten weeks each term - this is equivalent to 3 lecture hours/week and 2 tutorial hours/week over one term, 0.5 course
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Engineering Science 1036A/B - Programming Fundamentals for Engineers
Designing, implementing and testing computer programs using a modern object-oriented language such as C++ to fulfill given specifications for small problems using sound engineering principles and processes. Awareness of the engineering aspects of the process of constructing a computer program.
Antirequisite(s): Computer Science 1025A/B, 1026A/B.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours, 0.5 course.
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Engineering Science 1050 - Introductory Engineering Design and Innovation Studio 
Introduction to the principles and practices of professional engineering. The design studio fosters innovative thinking, improves problem solving, and provides context. Includes elements of need recognition, conceptualization, prototyping, and engineering design to satisfy commercial specifications. Emphasis on creativity, teamwork, communication and engineering skills necessary to practice in any engineering discipline.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 4 laboratory/tutorial hours, 2.0 full year course.
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Engineering Science 1150 - Engineering Summer Co-op 
Provides Engineering undergraduates with a co-operative education placement providing practical professional learning experience. Students are supervised by a practicing engineer and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of first year of the Engineering program, 65% average and a solid academic record, full-time course load directly before/after placement period.
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Extra Information: Non-credit.
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Engineering Science 2211F/G - Engineering Communications
This course is concerned with the communication of concepts and ideas by written, oral and graphical means. Practical work is emphasized.
Antirequisite(s): Writing 2205F/G or the former Writing 105F/G.
Prerequisite(s): ES 1050.
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Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 2 tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
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Engineering Science 2250 - Engineering Summer Co-op
Provides Engineering undergraduates with a co-operative education placement providing practical professional learning experience. Students are supervised by a practicing engineer and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year of the Engineering program, 65% average and a solid academic record, full-time course load directly before/after placement period.
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Extra Information: Non-credit.
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Engineering Science 2275 - Mechanical & Materials Engineering Externship Program
The Engineering Externship Program provides Engineering Undergraduates with an eight month placement after second year or third year at a participating post-secondary institution which offers courses related to a practical Certificate Program.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year of the Engineering program, 60% YWA with no failed courses.  
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Extra Information: Non-credit course.  
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Engineering Science 2276 - Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Externship Program
The Engineering Externship Program provides Engineering undergraduates, after third year of the Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Option B program, with an eight-month placement at Fanshawe College which offers courses related to a practical Certificate Program.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of third year of the CBE (Biochemical and Environmental Option) program, 70% YWA with no failed courses.
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Extra Information: Non-credit course.
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Engineering Science 2299A/B - Integrated Engineering Design I
Introduction to team-based interdisciplinary design, with emphasis on design innovation based on emerging technologies. Students will follow a disciplined design process to identify design opportunities and research emerging technologies, generate and evaluate several concepts, and prepare a detailed design proposal to further develop the most promising concept.
Antirequisite(s): The former MME 2299A/B.
Prerequisite(s): MME 2259A/B.
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Extra Information: 4 tutorial hours, 0.5 course.
Restricted to students enrolled in the Integrated Engineering program.
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Engineering Science 3330A/B - Engineering Innovation I: Strategy and Business Economics
This course enables students to understand the economic environments in which they will operate as managers and develop focused strategies for an organization to achieve success. The course is delivered through the case method, developed by the Ivey Business School to challenge students to learn by doing within an active class environment.
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Prerequisite(s): Business Administration 2257
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
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Engineering Science 3331A/B - Engineering Innovation II: Marketing and Design Thinking
This course targets the essential aspects of building technology-based businesses and how to identify technology innovation capability for use within existing businesses or new start-ups.† Students analyze the firmís goals, strengths, weaknesses and opportunities leading to reasonable marketing strategies and action plans.† Students learn to make decisions in the face of uncertainty.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
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Engineering Science 3350 - Engineering Summer Co-op 
Provides Engineering undergraduates with a co-operative education placement providing practical professional learning experience. Students are supervised by a practicing engineer and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of third year of the Engineering program, 65% average and a solid academic record, full-time course load directly before/after placement period.
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Extra Information: Non-credit.
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Engineering Science 3351 - Engineering Internship
Provides Engineering undergraduates with a 12 to 16 month co-operative education placement providing practical professional learning experience. Students are supervised by a practicing engineer and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of second last year of Engineering program, 65% average, participation in Preparation and Training Workshops and a solid academic record, full-time course load directly before/after placement period.
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Extra Information: 3.0 course.
(May to August first summer)
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Engineering Science 3352 - Engineering Internship
Provides Engineering undergraduates with a 12 to 16 month co-operative education placement providing practical professional learning experience. Students are supervised by a practicing engineer and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of second last year of Engineering program, 65% average, participation in Preparation and Training Workshops and a solid academic record, full-time course load directly before/after placement period.
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Extra Information: 3.0 course.
(September to December)
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Engineering Science 3353 - Engineering Internship
Provides Engineering undergraduates with a 12 to 16 month co-operative education placement providing practical professional learning experience. Students are supervised by a practicing engineer and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of second last year of Engineering program, 65% average, participation in Preparation and Training Workshops and a solid academic record, full-time course load directly before/after placement period.
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Extra Information: 3.0 course.
(January to April)
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Engineering Science 3354 - Engineering Internship
Provides Engineering undergraduates with a 12 to 16 month co-operative education placement providing practical professional learning experience. Students are supervised by a practicing engineer and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed.
Antirequisite(s): Completion of second last year of Engineering program, 65% average, participation in Preparation and Training Workshops and a solid academic record, full-time course load directly before/after placement period.
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Extra Information: 3.0 course.
(May to August second summer)
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Engineering Science 3390 - Summer Community Development Placement
This course will provide engineering undergraduate students with a meaningful placement providing practical professional learning experience in Canada or abroad. Students will be supervised by a practicing engineer and/or suitable aid agency personnel and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed. Recognition of this work experience will be indicated by a transcript notation on the student's academic record.
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Prerequisite(s): CEE 3327A/B, completion of second year of Civil Engineering Option F.
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Extra Information: Non-credit course.
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Engineering Science 3399 - Integrated Engineering Design II
Students develop and practice engineering design skills by working on an interdisciplinary team-based project. Students will experience all phases of the design process, including: problem definition, generation and evaluation of concepts, engineering analysis and testing, and preparation of design documentation. Project management and communications skills will also be emphasized.
Antirequisite(s): The former MME 3399.
Prerequisite(s): MME 2259A/B, ES 2299A/B.
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Extra Information: 4 tutorial hours, 1.0 course.
Restricted to students enrolled in the Integrated Engineering program.
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Engineering Science 4450 - Engineering Summer Co-op
Provides Engineering undergraduates with a co-operative education placement providing practical professional learning experience. Students are supervised by a practicing engineer and are required to submit performance evaluations and to write a final report on the work performed.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of fourth year of the Engineering program, 65% average and a solid academic record, full-time course load directly before/after placement period.
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Extra Information: Non-credit.
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Engineering Science 4466A/B - Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Topics include: the impact of technological innovation; a critical overview of selected emerging technologies; effective strategies for marketing new technologies; choosing an entrepreneurial career; and starting a new venture, including market research, business planning, team building, and financing. Students may be required to complete and present a detailed business plan.
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Pre-or Corequisite(s): Business Administration 2257 or 2299, or permission of the Department.
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Engineering Science 4480A/B - Engineering Innovation III: Leadership and Corporate Entrepreneurship
This course develops leadership success skills, providing insight into the behaviour of team members with regards to their individual tasks and interactions with both other team members and external contacts outside the team. Other critical team management topics include: selecting employees, coaching, resolving conflict, getting commitment, reviewing performance, and managing problem employees.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
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Engineering Science 4481A/B - Engineering Innovation IV: New Venture Creation
This course highlights new venture creation and technology innovation. The entrepreneurial process is introduced as a path to market that includes searching for and screening new ideas, planning development, and starting up new ventures. The course delivery, through the Ivey Business School case method, fosters learning within an active class environment.
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Prerequisite(s): Business Administration 2257
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course
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Engineering Science 4498F/G - Engineering Ethics, Sustainable Development and the Law
This course will cover professionalism, ethical theory, the code of ethics and enforcement; the environment; and contracts and risk.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of third year of the Engineering program.
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Extra Information: 3 lecture hours, 0.5 course.
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Engineering Science 4499 - Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Project
Students develop and practice engineering design skills by working on an interdisciplinary team-based project. The students will experience all phases of the design process, including: problem definition, generation and evaluation of concepts, engineering analysis and testing, and preparation of design documentation. Project management and communications skills will also be emphasized.
Antirequisite(s): CBE 4497, CEE 4441, ECE 4416, MME 4499, SE 4450.
Prerequisite(s): Completion of third year of the Integrated Engineering program or permission of the department.
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Extra Information: 4 tutorial hours, 1.0 course.
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Engineering Science 4500 - Global Externship for Engineers
The objective of this course is to recognize a minimum 12-week international experience (student exchange, volunteer or paid work experience or experiential learning) as part of the WE Go Global Certificate. A number of placement opportunities are accepted as part of this course. Students will prepare a report based on their experiences in the field and present a leadership workshop. Recognition of this international experience will be indicated by a transcript notation on the student's academic record.
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Prerequisite(s): Completion of second year Engineering and enrollment in the WE Go Global Certificate.
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Extra Information: Non-credit course.
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Academic Calendar 2013 UNDERGRADUATE COURSE INFORMATION Engineering Science (E)
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