Common Learning Outcomes for ENGR 120, 121 and 122: Students completing ENGR 120 will be able to . . .

1

Use student-owned tools such to complete assignments, including screwdrivers, wire strippers, pliers, screwdrivers, multimeters, and dial calipers.

2

Use university-owned tools and equipment to complete projects, including hand drills, milling machines, lathes, sheet metal brakes /shears, soldering irons, taps, 3D printers, and microfabrication equipment.

3

Utilize an Arduino microcontroller in sensing and control projects, incorporating elements such as LEDs, piezospeakers, servos, photoresistors, switches, conductivity sensors, temperature sensors, transistors, relays, heaters, solenoid valves, RF remote control, and IR object detection.

4

Locate specifications of parts and supplies from manufacturers and retailers.

5

Gain proficiency in Arduino programming, SolidWorks, Mathcad, Excel, and PowerPoint.

6

Attend student society meetings (five per quarter).

7

Complete a service project (one five-hour project per quarter).

8

Understand global and societal concerns and their implications in a broad engineering context.

9

Use creative techniques to solve problems.

10

Work collaboratively with others; learn how different personalities can contribute to a team.

11

Utilize prescribed solution format when solving problems.

12

Present results of assignments and projects in written and oral formats.

13

Use linear regression to determine calibration equations.

14

Apply conservation of energy to systems with fluid, mechanical and electrical elements.

Learning Outcomes Specific to ENGR 120: Students completing ENGR 120 will be able to . . .

1

Convert between decimal and binary numbers.

2

Define electrical current, voltage, resistance, and power.

3

Compute current, resistance, voltage, and power in DC circuits using Ohm’s Law and Kirchhoff’s Laws.

4

Fabricate a centrifugal pump that includes an impeller designed on SolidWorks and rendered on a 3D printer.

5

Apply conservation of energy to determine the efficiency of a centrifugal pump (electrical energy in, mechanical energy imparted to fluid).

6

Compete in a robot navigation competition.


2008 College of Engineering and Science
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana