Engineering Physics Program

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics, Electromechanical Control Systems

General Education Requirements

Hours

KU Core 2.1

(Normally ENGL 101 and ENGL 102)

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry I, or CHEM 150 Chemistry for Engineers, or CHEM 190 Foundations of Chemistry I, Honors together with CHEM 191 Foundations of Chemistry I Laboratory, Honors.

5

KU Core requirements*

Courses approved to satisfy Goals 2.2, 3S, 3N, 4.1, and 4.2.  Note that PHSX594 satisfies Goal 4.2.

 

15

Core Physics

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics

0.5

PHSX 211&216 or PHSX 213

General Physics I and General Physics I Lab (213 is honors/majors equivalent)

5

PHSX 212&236 or PHSX 214

General Physics II and General Physics II Lab (214 is honors/majors equivalent)

4

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements (considered equivalent to ME 455 for pre-requisite purposes)

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I (considered equivalent to ME 320 for pre-requisite purposes)

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

EPHX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics

Hours

MATH 125

Calculus I    (MATH 145 is honors equivalent)

4

MATH 126

Calculus II   (MATH 146 is honors equivalent)

4

MATH 127

Calculus III  (MATH 147 is honors equivalent)

4

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra   (MATH 291 is honors equivalent)

2

MATH 220

or 320

Applied Elementary Differential Equations or Elementary Differential Equations.   (MATH 221 is honors equivalent)

3

Requirements specific for Design Option in Electromechanical Control Systems

Hours

Physics

EPHX 511, Intro Quantum Mechanics

3

Electrical Engineering &

Computer Science

EECS 140, Intro to Digital Logic Design  (EECS 141 is the honors equivalent)

4

EECS 168, Programming I  (EECS 169 is the honors equivalent)

4

EECS 211, Circuits I

3

EECS 212, Circuits II

4

EECS 268, Programming II

4

EECS 312, Electronic Circuits I.

3

EECS 360, Signal and System Analysis

4

EECS 444 Control Systems or ME 682, System Dynamics & Control Systems

3

Mechanical

Engineering

ME 228, Computer Graphics

3

ME 210, Introduction to Mechanics

1

ME 311 (3 credits), Mechanics of Materials or CE 310 (4 credits), Strength of Materials together with ME 309 (1 credit)

3-5

ME 312 Basic Engr. Thermodynamics

3

ME 501, Mechanical Engr. Design Process

2

ME 628, Mechanical Design I.

3

ME 640, Design Project or ME 627 Automotive Design

2-3

ME 641, ME 642, or 643 Project A, B, C (see notes below for engineering elective).  Note that ME 642, Design Project B – Formula Car, is 4 credit hours and requires ME 627 to be taken in the previous semester.

2-4

Elective

ASTR, ENGR, MATH or PHSX elective (500 level or above).  Note that ME 643 (Design Project C – Biomechanics) requires ME 633 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective.

3

*Goal 1.1, Goal 1.2, Goal 3N, Goal 5, and Goal 6 are all satisfied by major requirements.

General Education Requirements

Hours

KU Core 2.1

(Normally ENGL 101 and ENGL 102)

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry I, or CHEM 150, Chemistry for Engineers

5

KU Core requirements

Courses approved to satisfy Goals 2.2, 3S, 3N, 4.1, and 4.2

 

15

Core Physics

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics

0.5

PHSX 211/216 or 213

General Physics I and General Physics I Lab (213 is honors/majors equivalent)

5

PHSX 212/236 or 214

General Physics II and General Physics II Lab (214 is honors/majors equivalent)

4

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements (considered equivalent to ME 455 for pre-requisite purposes)

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I (considered equivalent to ME 320 for pre-requisite purposes)

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics

Hours

MATH 125

Calculus I   

4

MATH 126

Calculus II 

4

MATH 127

Calculus III

4

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220 or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations

3

Requirements specific for Design Option in Electromechanical Control Systems

Hours

Physics

EPHX 511, Intro Quantum Mechanics

3

Elect. Engr &

EECS 140, Intro to Digital Logic Design (or EECS 141, honors)

4

Computer Sci.

EECS 168, Programming I

4

 

EECS 211, Circuits I

3

 

EECS 212, Circuits II

4

 

EECS 268, Programming II

4

 

EECS 312, Electronic Circuits I.

3

 

EECS 360, Signal and System Analysis

4

 

EECS 444 Control Systems or ME 682, System Dynamics & Control Systems

3

Mechanical Engr.

ME 228, Computer Graphics or AE 421

3

 

ME 210, Introduction to Mechanics

1

 

ME 311 (3 credits), Mechanics of Materials or CE 310 (4 credits), Strength of Materials with ME 309 (1 credit)

3/5

 

ME 312 Basic Engr. Thermodynamics

3

 

ME 501, Mechanical Engr. Design Process

2

 

ME 628, Mechanical Design I.

3

 

ME 641, ME 642, or 643 Project Option A, B, C (see notes below for engineering elective); note ME 642 is 4 credit hours

2/4

 

ME 640, Design Project (required for ME 641 or 643)

2

 

Additional engineering elective; ME 642, Design Project B – Formula Car , requires ME 627 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective.  ME 643 (Design Project C – Biomechanics) requires ME 633 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective. 

3

General Education Requirements (26 credits)

Hours

English

KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 1

6

Chemistry

CHEM 130, Foundations of Chemistry, CHEM 150, Chemistry for Engineers, or CHEM 170, Chemistry for Chemical Sciences I

5

KU Core requirements

Fulfillment of the requirements of the KU Core Curriculum Goal 2 Outcome 2, Goal 3 (arts and humanities, social sciences), and Goal 4 Outcomes 1 and 2.

 

15

Core Physics Courses (27.5 credits)

Hours

PHSX 150

Seminar in Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Physics                       

0.5

PHSX 211 or 213

General Physics I (213 is honors/majors equivalent, 5 credits, includes lab)

4

PHSX 212 or 214

General Physics II (214 is honors/majors equivalent, 4 credits, includes lab)

3

PHSX 216

General Physics I Laboratory

1

PHSX 236

General Physics II Laboratory

1

PHSX 313

General Physics III

3

PHSX 316

Intermediate Physics Laboratory (with or after PHSX 313)

1

EPHX 516

Physical Measurements

4

EPHX 521

Mechanics I

3

EPHX 531

Electricity & Magnetism

3

PHSX 601

Design of Physical & Electronic Systems

4

Mathematics Courses (18 credits)

Hours

MATH 121

Calculus I   

5

MATH 122

Calculus II 

5

MATH 223

Vector Calculus

3

MATH 290

Elementary Linear Algebra

2

MATH 220
or 320

Applied or Elementary Differential Equations

3

Course Requirements for Design Option in Electromechanical Control Systems (57 credits)

Hours

Physics

EPHX 511, Intro Quantum Mechanics

3

Elect. Engr &

EECS 140, Intro to Digital Logic Design (or EECS 141, honors)

4

Computer Sci.

EECS 168, Programming I

4

 

EECS 211, Circuits I

3

 

EECS 212, Circuits II

4

 

EECS 268, Programming II

4

 

EECS 312, Electronic Circuits I.

3

 

EECS 360, Signal and System Analysis

4

 

EECS 444 or ME 682, System Dynamics and Control Systems

3

Mechanical Engr.

ME 228, Computer Graphics or AE 421

3

 

ME 311 (3-4 credits), Mechanics of Materials or CE 310 (4 credits), Strength of Materials

4

 

ME 312 or C&PE 221, Basic Engr. Thermodynamics

3

 

ME 501, Mechanical Engr. Design Process

3

 

ME 628, Mechanical Design

3

 

ME 642 or 643, Design Project B or C (see notes below for engineering elective)

3

 

ME 708, Microcomputer Applications in ME

3

 

Additional engineering elective; ME 642, Design Project B – Formula Car, requires ME 627 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective.  ME 643 (Design Project C – Biomechanics) requires ME 633 to be taken in the previous semester as the engineering elective.  ME 641 (Design Project A) is also available, but has several pre-requisite courses.

3

General Education Requirements for Engineering Physics Students.

For requirements in Engineering Physics: because of changes in the School of Engineering course offerings for students enrolled, please see your advisor for more information.


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