MSU Billings Course Descriptions
EGEN - Engineering: General
EGEN 105 Introduction to General Engineering
2 cr. (1 lec/2lab/wk) (F, Sp) Provides students an opportunity to explore the fields of engineering, engineering technology, and computer science. Other topics include engineering design, career opportunities, professionalism, and ethics.
EGEN 201 Engineering Mechanics—Statics
3 cr. (3 lec/wk) Prerequisite: PHSX 220 & PHSX 221. Corequisite: M 273. (F, Sp) Covers the equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies; static analysis of structures including trusses, beams, frames, and machines; coulomb friction, area and mass centroids; and moments and products of inertia.
EGEN 202 Engineering Mechanics—Dynamics
3 cr. (3 lec/wk) Prerequisite: EGEN 201. (Sp) Covers kinematics, kinetics, work-energy, and impulse-momentum for particles and rigid bodies.
EGEN 205 Mechanics of Materials
3 cr. (3 lec/wk) Prerequisite: EGEN 201. (Sp) Covers stress and strain, Hooke’s Law, thermal strain, torsion, bending of beams, combined stress, limit analysis, energy methods, virtual work, and column theory.