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

1

Solve material balance problems for batch and rate problems.

2
Solve salt water electrochemistry problems.
3
Apply conservation of energy to a water heater (electrical energy in, heat capacity of water, temperature change of water).
4
Fabricate and calibrate a conductivity sensor.
5
Design, fabricate, and calibrate an RTD (photolithography).
6
Implement a system to control the temperature and salinity of a small volume of water.

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