James W. Kamman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Western Michigan University
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ENGR 1990 Engineering Mathematics (3 cr hrs: 2 hr lecture, 3 hr lab)

Application of mathematics to introductory engineering problems. Topics include mechanical and electrical engineering applications using: algebra and trigonometry, vectors, sinusoids and harmonic functions, systems of equations and matrices, simple derivatives and integrals, and simple linear differential equations. Prerequisite: MATH 1110 or ACT MATH Score or equivalent or Permission of Instructor.

About ENGR 1990

The development of this course is based on EGR 101 Introductory Mathematics for Engineering Applications at Wright State University. EGR 101 was developed under a Course, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). In Phase 3 of this project entitled "A National Model for Engineering Mathematics Education," similar courses are now being developed and taught in engineering programs at various universities.

ENGR 1990 was taught at Western Michigan University for the first time in Fall 2009. It is a new pilot course for incoming first-year students who are concurrently taking MATH 1180 Precalculus, and it is the anchor class for the Learning Community for students placed into Precalculus in the Fall semester. For more details, see the links below.

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