**APSC 100**

**Engineering Practice 1**

**Units: 9.00**

NOT OFFERED 2024-2025

K9(Lec: Yes, Lab: Yes, Tut: Yes)

**Offering Term:**FW

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

**APSC 101**

**Engineering Design & Practice**

**Units: 3.20**

K3.2(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Create and use quantitative models to analyze systems
- Define and deconstruct a complex engineering problem.
- Generate and evaluate multiple alternatives, supporting chosen approach.
- Design, implement, and evaluate a simple prototype.
- Evaluate performance of design relative to specifications and theoretical predictions.
- Identify, organize, and critically evaluate information from an appropriate range of sources.
- Takes initiative to plan, organize, and complete task as an individual and team member, in order to meet goals.
- Seek and integrate diverse and alternative viewpoints, including Indigenous perspectives where applicable, in decision-making.
- Provides effective feedback to peers.
- Produce clear, concise, precise and well-organized written communication with language appropriate for the audience.
- Produce graphical elements that are generally well designed, and support the main purpose.
- Describes how safety is integral to producing effective solutions from start to finish.
- Integrate appropriate standards, codes, legal and regulatory factors throughout design activities.
- Incorporate concepts of sustainable design and development into engineering activities.
- Identify and resolve potential ethical issues using ethical principles and codes.
- Intentionally incorporate principles of fairness, access and opportunity into decision making.
- Evaluate and reflect on own knowledge, skills and learning.

**APSC 102**

**Experimentation**

**Units: 2.00**

K2(Lec: No, Lab: Yes, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Corequisites: Exclusions: APSC 100

**Offering Term:**FW

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Appraises the validity of conclusion relative to the degrees of error and limitations of theory and measurement.
- Designs investigations involving information and data gathering, analysis, and/or experimentation.
- Follows safety protocol in a laboratory environment.
- Generates ideas and working hypothesis when presented a research question.
- Synthesizes data and information to reach conclusion.
- Uses basic experimental equipment.

**APSC 103**

**Engineering Client-based Design Project**

**Units: 3.50**

K3.5(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Work effectively and harmoniously with different learning styles and personalities.
- Apply project management principles and concepts (budgeting time and money, project planning, organizing meetings) to planning, implementing and delivering a client project.
- Develop a process that follows established design principles, to generate a solution to a practical problem provided by a client.
- Apply principles of science, math and engineering to analyze and generate solutions to complex problems.
- Locate, evaluate, and effectively use information in technical communications.
- Communicates concisely, articulately and effectively using a variety of mediums (Technical writing, Presentations, Graphics, Formal and Informal communications).
- Broadly describe the roles of an engineer and their responsibility and impact on society.

**APSC 111**

**Physics I**

**Units: 3.30**

(Lec: 2.8, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Utilize and apply vector quantities in components or magnitude and direction, including scalar and vector products.
- Apply first principles of kinematics to determine the motion in 1, 2 and 3 dimensions of pointlike objectsApply the concept of relative velocity, and vector addition of motion.
- Calculate and describe behaviour of rotating objects in a plane through rotational kinematics, including the concept of centripetal acceleration.
- Determine the resultant acceleration due to forces using free body diagrams, and work with specific forces such as springs, gravity and friction.
- Compute work done by a force, and describe the consequent changes in kinetic energyIdentify conservative forces and their effect on potential energy, and apply first principles to solve dynamics problems using conservation of energy principles.
- Describe the concepts linear impulse and linear momentum, and conservation of linear momentum, and apply these principles to calculate the motion of (pointlike) objects undergoing elastic and inelastic collisions.
- Determine the centre of mass of a system, for both discrete points and distributed objects.
- Analyze the dynamics of rigid bodies rotating in a plane referencing the concepts of torque and rotational kinetic energyCalculate the moment of inertia of rigid bodies, and translate it using the parallel axis theorem.
- Describe and calculate mechanical equilibrium of a system using first principles (sum of forces and torques) to solve two-dimensional statics problems.

**APSC 112**

**Physics II**

**Units: 3.30**

(Lec: 2.8, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Calculate and describe the motion of systems in simple harmonic motion such as mass-spring systems and simple pendulums.
- Describe and calculate the motion of transverse and longitudinal waves, and work with basic wave phenomena such as superposition, reflection, standing waves, beats and the Doppler effect.
- Calculate the electric field due to discrete charges and, using integrals calculate the electric fields due to continuous charge distributions.
- Calculate electric potential energy and electric potential for discrete and continuous charge distributions.
- Understand the behaviour of current in circuits, and calculate currents and potentials in simple DC circuits.
- Understand and describe magnetic fields. Calculate forces and torques on particles and loops in a magnetic field.
- Understand the sources of magnetic fields, and calculate the magnetic fields produced by current carrying wires.
- Understand and describe magnetic induction, and calculate electromotive forces in circuits due to changing magnetic flux.

**APSC 114**

**Electricity and Magnetism**

**Units: 3.30**

(Lec: 2.8, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Calculate and describe the motion of systems in simple harmonic motion such as mass-spring systems and simple pendulums.
- Describe and calculate the motion of transverse and longitudinal waves, and work with basic wave phenomena such as superposition, reflection, standing waves, beats and the Doppler effect.
- Calculate the electric field due to discrete charges and, using integrals calculate the electric fields due to continuous charge distributions.
- Calculate electric potential energy and electric potential for discrete and continuous charge distributions.
- Understand the behaviour of current in circuits, and calculate currents and potentials in simple DC circuits.
- Understand and describe magnetic fields. Calculate forces and torques on particles and loops in a magnetic field.
- Understand the sources of magnetic fields, and calculate the magnetic fields produced by current carrying wires.
- Understand and describe magnetic induction, and calculate electromotive forces in circuits due to changing magnetic flux.

**APSC 115**

**Physics I**

**Units: 3.50**

(Lec: 3, Lab: No, Tut: 0.5)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Approval of Associate Dean (Academic) Corequisites: Exclusions: APSC 111

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

**APSC 131**

**Chemistry of Engineering Materials and Processes**

**Units: 3.30**

(Lec: 2.8, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Categorize groups of elements in the periodic table related to physical properties.
- Differentiate between the different structures of atoms and molecules.
- Describe molecular interactions in relation to material properties (solids, liquids, gases).
- Describe how the chemical structure of crystalline solids (metallic, ionic, covalent, molecular) and amorphous solids (glasses, polymers) lead to their engineering properties.
- Apply knowledge of structure/property relationships to select appropriate engineering materials.
- Define an appropriate system boundary and apply the 1st Law to closed and open systems.
- Use the 2nd laws of thermodynamics to describe processes involving changes in internal energy, enthalpy, and entropy (efficiency in relation to natural systems, spontaneity).
- Apply knowledge of the chemistry of natural and engineered systems to solve problems related to society’s pursuit of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

**APSC 132**

**Chemistry of Natural and Engineered Systems**

**Units: 3.30**

(Lec: 2.8, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 131 Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Apply knowledge of the chemistry of natural and engineered systems to solve problems related to society’s pursuit of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- Describe phase changes of pure substances and binary mixtures using phase diagrams and simple thermodynamic equilibrium equations.
- Apply equilibrium thermodynamic concepts to quantify the state of reversible reaction systems, including acid/base and redox processes.
- Formulate differential and integrated kinetic rate equations to describe the dynamics of elementary reactions and their sequences.
- Identify heat and mass transfer mechanisms and apply appropriate constitutive models (Fick’s Law, Fourier’s Law) to describe diffusive transport.
- Describe and apply equilibrium electrochemistry principles, including half-cell reactions, standard cell potentials, and the Nernst equation to describe galvanic and electrolytic cells as well as corrosion phenomena.

**APSC 135**

**Introductory Chemistry for Technology Students**

**Units: 4.50**

(Lec: 4, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Approval of Associate Dean (Academic) Corequisites: Exclusions: APSC 131, APSC 132

**Offering Term:**S

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Demonstrate fundamental concepts of chemistry such as stoichiometry, chemical reaction balancing and solution concentration calculations.
- Describe the concepts of chemical equilibrium and conduct calculations related to equilibrium constants and reaction quotients. Apply chemical equilibrium to thermodynamic properties.
- Classify the relative strength of an acid/base, calculate acid/base ionization constants and examine typical acid base reactions.
- Summarize the behaviour of gases, distinguish between various gas laws and use these laws to solve gas related problems.
- Explain the laws of thermodynamics, summarize thermodynamic properties of ideal gases, and use these laws to solve mass and energy related problems.
- Describe the fundamentals of reaction rates and rate laws.
- Define oxidation-reduction reactions and balance redox reactions.
- Name various representations of organic compounds structures, determine the differences between various functional groups.
- Prepare a letter of intent, improve communication and teamwork abilities, and enhance presentation skills.

**APSC 141**

**Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers 1**

**Units: 1.00**

(Lec: 0.7, Lab: 0.3, Tut: 0)

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Describe computational machinery and the relation between computer hardware and software.
- Translate complex problems into programmatic flow charts. Convert flow charts into programs.
- Declare and initialize variables of various types and apply them within coded expressions translated from symbolic equations.
- Translate logical statements to coded conditional statements and create: if, if/else, chained if/else, and switch/case structures.
- Construct program sequences as well as achieve looped statements using for, while, and do/while repetition structures.
- Analyze real-life engineering problems and create code to achieve solutions while following a systematic approach.
- Use proper coding techniques for syntax, indentation, commenting, and variable naming.
- Implement debugging strategies to detect, find, and rectify programming errors.

**APSC 142**

**Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers 2**

**Units: 2.30**

(Lec: 1.5, Lab: 0.8, Tut: 0)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 141 Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Correctly index 1D and 2D arrays for assigning and returning element values.
- Declare and initialize strings and utilize string functions to manipulate string elements.
- Reproduce simple algorithms for searching and sorting 1D arrays, and arrays of strings.
- Utilize pointers to access memory addresses and implement the basics of memory allocation and management.
- Simplify programs using functions with pass-by-value and pass-by reference inputs and set variable scopes appropriately.
- Analyze real-life engineering problems and create code to achieve solutions while following a systematic approach.
- Automate requirements testing by writing effective unit and functional tests.
- Identify common insecure coding practices and apply mitigations.
- Use proper coding techniques for syntax, indentation, commenting, and variable naming.
- Implement debugging strategies to detect, find, and rectify programming errors.

**APSC 143**

**Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers**

**Units: 3.30**

K3.3(Lec: Yes, Lab: Yes, Tut: No)

**Offering Term:**SF

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Describe computational machinery and the relation between computer hardware and software.
- Declare and initialize variables and arrays (1D and 2D) of various types and apply them within coded expressions translated from symbolic equations.
- Translate logical statements to coded conditional statements and create: if, if/else, chained if/else, and switch/case structures.
- Construct program sequences as well as achieve looped statements using for‚ while, and do/while repetition structures.
- Correctly index 1D and 2D arrays for assigning and returning element values.
- Declare and initialize strings and utilize string functions to manipulate string elements.
- Reproduce simple algorithms for searching and sorting 1D arrays, and arrays of strings.
- Utilize pointers to access memory addresses and implement the basics of memory allocation and management.
- Simplify programs using functions with pass-by-value and pass-by-reference inputs and set variable scopes appropriately.
- Develop functions that can be used recursively to efficiently solve programming problems.
- Analyze real-life engineering problems and create code to achieve solutions while following a systematic approach.
- Use proper coding techniques for syntax, indentation, commenting, and variable naming.
- Implement debugging strategies to detect, find, and rectify programming errors.
- Work effectively as a team member to complete an Engineering programming project.

**APSC 145**

**Introduction to Computer Programming for Engineers**

**Units: 3.30**

K3.3(Lec: Yes, Lab: Yes, Tut: No)

**Offering Term:**S

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

**APSC 151**

**Earth Systems Engineering**

**Units: 3.30**

(Lec: 2.8, Lab: 0.5, Tut: 0)

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Visualize the components of the Earth System and understand the evolution of, and interactions between the Geosphere, Hydrosphere, Atmosphere and Biosphere.
- Describe and differentiate processes of change within the mantle, the crust and on surface in the context of Earth History and the Evolution of Life.
- Characterize, classify, identify fundamental minerals and igneous rocks (primary materials) and their engineering properties.
- Characterize, classify, identify fundamental minerals and igneous rocks (primary materials) and their engineering properties.
- Characterize, classify, identify ongoing processes including deformation, tectonics, weathering, erosion, deposition and glaciation and their impacts on the past, current and future.
- Associate societal needs with and human impact on the Earth System.
- Associate geological processes and history with engineering properties of geo-materials.
- Assess challenges related to surficial engineering geology and ongoing geological, processes including groundwater, geotechnical construction, surface mining and natural hazards.
- Assess geological challenges related to underground engineering including tunnelling, waste storage and mining.
- Associate geological systems with mineral and energy resources and compare impact of key conventional and alternative energy sources.
- Explore the complexities of the mineral resource cycle from discovery, to economic assessment, mining, processing, utilization and recycling.
- Develop design alternatives based on georisk, environmental impact and earth material availability.
- Construct a framework for the life cycle management of engineering materials derived from the Earth.
- Classify, Analyze and Interpret geological structure in order to Interpolate and Extrapolate 3D structural model from 2D surficial data.
- Assess GeoRisk from natural and constructed hazards involving the Earth System and Earth Materials and provide mitigation options.
- Identify the stakeholders in a mining project, and analyze their value systems and objectives. Propose how your analysis could inform technical decision-making.
- Describe key concepts in applied sustainability, particularly with respect to engineering design criteria in relation to the Earth System and Society.
- Understand and Personify the expectations associated with Engineering Practice.
- Follow established procedures and policies for workplace health and safety.
- Establish an atmosphere of inclusion and equity within work teams.

**APSC 161**

**Engineering Graphics**

**Units: 3.50**

NOT OFFERED 2024-2025

(Lec: 2, Lab: 1.5, Tut: 0)

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

**APSC 162**

**Engineering Graphics**

**Units: 2.50**

(Lec: 1.5, Lab: 1, Tut: 0)

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Sketch freehand orthographic views of object from isometric view.
- Sketch freehand an isometric view by visualizing object from orthographic views.
- Sketch an auxiliary view from orthographic views.
- Sketch freehand a section view from orthographic views.
- Demonstrate knowledge of dimensioning, tolerancing, and other drawing conventions.
- Demonstrate knowledge of using solid-modelling CAD software.
- Design a product satisfying specified constraints.

**APSC 171**

**Calculus I**

**Units: 3.30**

K3.3(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Constructs mathematical descriptions or expressions to model a real-world problem.
- Uses an appropriate derivative-related tool to solve a mathematical problem that arises from modeling a real-world problem.
- Uses an appropriate integral-related tool to solve a mathematical problem that arises from modeling a real-world problem.
- Uses an appropriate differential equation solution technique or numerical method to solve a mathematical problem that arises from modeling a real-world problem.
- Selects and describes appropriate numerical methods to solve mathematical problems that arise from modeling a real-world problem.
- Uses solution to mathematical problems to inform the real-world problem that gave rise to it.

**APSC 172**

**Calculus II**

**Units: 3.30**

(Lec: 2.8, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 171 Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Use an appropriate derivative-related method in two or three dimensions to solve a mathematical problem that arises from modeling a real-world problem.
- Construct and use power-series representations as alternative function representations and as function approximations.
- Use an appropriate integral-related method in two or three dimensions to solve a mathematical problem that arises from modeling a real-world problem.

**APSC 174**

**Introduction To Linear Algebra**

**Units: 3.30**

(Lec: 2.8, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.5)

**Offering Term:**WS

**CEAB Units:**

**Course Equivalencies:**MATH 110B/112 / APSC 174

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Solve parametrized and unparametrized systems of linear equations using Gaussian elimination and back substitution by applying elementary row operations on an augmented matrix; for parametrized systems also determine the number of solutions as a function of the parameter.
- Perform basic matrix algebraic operations (addition, scaling, multiplication), and compute and utilize properties of the determinant of a real n x n matrix (including using it to assess whether a matrix is invertible).
- Explain the mathematical concept of a real vector space, and determine whether a given subset of a vector space is a vector subspace by working with both the usual Euclidean space Rn and other vector spaces.
- Demonstrate an understanding of linear combination, linear dependence, linear span, basis and dimension by: i) determining whether a given vector in is the linear span of a family of vectors and whether that family of vectors is linearly independent, ii) computing a basis for a given vector space and its dimension.
- Define a linear mapping between vector spaces and determine if a given mapping is linear.
- Define the kernel and image of a linear mapping, compute them for a given real matrix, and explain how they are related to the column vectors of that matrix.
- Define eigenvalues, eigenspaces and eigenvectors for a given vector space endomorphism and compute them for a real n x n matrix.
- Prove linear algebraic results for general vector spaces with mathematical reasoning and in precise mathematical language, combining concepts such as vector subspaces, linear span, linear independence, linear mapping, and eigenvalues/eigenspaces/eigenvectors.

**APSC 175**

**Calculus II**

**Units: 3.50**

(Lec: 3, Lab: No, Tut: 0.5)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 171, Approval of Associate Dean (Academic) Corequisites: Exclusions: APSC 172, MATH 121, MATH 124

**Offering Term:**S

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Interpret derivative-related methods in one variable to examine engineering phenomena.
- Interpret integral-related methods in one variable to examine engineering phenomena.
- Develop functions of two or three variables to describe and assess engineering phenomena.
- Perform differential operations on functions of two or three variables to examine engineering phenomena.
- Apply integral methods for functions of two or three variables to examine engineering phenomena.
- Use differential and integration methods to make engineering design choices.

**APSC 182**

**Applied Engineering Mechanics**

**Units: 1.70**

(Lec: 1.45, Lab: 0, Tut: 0.25)

**Offering Term:**FW

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Draw free-body diagrams.
- Identify equations of equilibrium.
- Solve trusses.
- Calculate internal forces.
- Create shear force and bending moment diagrams.
- Solve a frame.
- Evaluate stresses and strains.
- Calculate displacements.

**APSC 199**

**Engineering Communications 1**

**Units: 0.50**

K0.5(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: No)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Corequisites: APSC 101 Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Organize and present technical information in a professional context.
- Demonstrate the correct use and choice of technical vocabulary.
- Use correct grammar, sentence structure and syntax, word order, paragraph structure, formality, and tone to address and sign off on a letter adhering to academic writing conventions needed for a professional report.
- Demonstrate how to report relevant information and when to discard unnecessary details.
- Build listening comprehension skills.

**APSC 200**

**Engineering Design & Practice II**

**Units: 4.00**

K4(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 100 or APSC 103 ; APSC 199 or have passed the English Proficiency Test Corequisites: APSC 293 Exclusions: APSC 202

**Offering Term:**FW

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Apply information research, assessment, and management concepts in engineering design.
- Design creative solution(s) for open-ended, complex problems, applying engineering principles and theories from other disciplinary courses where applicable.
- Apply design processes and tools for problem definition, idea generation and decision making.
- Make design decisions using financial factors, environmental factors, social factors, and public interests.
- Consider equity, diversity, inclusion and indigenization during the design process.
- Incorporate the core principles of project management into the development. of design solutions (including frameworks, objectives, scheduling, work breakdown, milestones, and life cycle)
- Discuss engineering as a regulated profession, including reference to relevant .engineering regulations/codes/standards, ethics, equity, health and safety
- Discuss professional/technical associations in engineering and discipline.
- Discuss the role of ethics in a project with reference to real world engineering applications.
- Demonstrate effective teaming skills.
- Demonstrate ability to identify and to address personal educational needs.

**APSC 202**

**Engineering Design and Practice II: Client-Based Design**

**Units: 4.30**

K4.3(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 101 and permission of the Associate Dean (Academic) Corequisites: APSC 293 Exclusions: APSC 100, APSC 103, and APSC 200

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Apply information research, assessment, and management concepts in engineering design.
- Design creative solution(s) for open-ended, complex problems, applying engineering principles and theories from other disciplinary courses where applicable, to generate a solution to a practical problem provided by a client.
- Apply design processes and tools for problem definition, idea generation and decision making.
- Make design decisions using financial factors, environmental factors, social factors, and public interests.
- Consider equity, diversity, inclusion, and indigenization during the design process.
- Incorporate the core principles of project management into the development of design solutions (including objectives, scheduling, work breakdown, milestones, and client meetings) to plan, implement and deliver a client project.
- Discuss engineering as a regulated profession, and the roles of an engineer and their responsibility and impact on society.
- Discuss professional/technical associations in engineering and discipline including reference to relevant engineering regulations/codes/standards, ethics, equity, health, and safety.
- Discuss the role of ethics in a project with reference to real world engineering applications.
- Demonstrate effective teaming skills to work harmoniously with different learning styles and personalities.
- Demonstrate ability to identify and to address personal educational needs.
- Use math and science, and engineering science principles to simulate, analyze, and model real world problems.

**APSC 210**

**Engineering Design and Practice**

**Units: 4.00**

K4 (Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Approval of Associate Dean (Academic) Corequisites: APSC 293 Exclusions: APSC 100, APSC 101, APSC 103, APSC 200, APSC 202

**Offering Term:**S

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Design creative solution(s) for open-ended, complex problems, applying engineering principles and theories from other disciplinary courses where applicable .
- Use math and science, and engineering science principles to simulate, analyze, and model real world problems.
- Incorporate the core principles of project management into the development of design solutions (including frameworks, objectives, scheduling, work breakdown, milestones, and life cycle) .
- Discuss engineering as a regulated profession, including reference to relevant engineering regulations/codes/standards, ethics, equity, health and safety.
- Develop effective teaming and leadership skills, with a focus on complementary team skills .
- Make design decisions using financial factors, environmental factors, social factors, and public interests.
- Apply information literacy to research (determining need, locating evaluating, citing, and using ethically) to inform concepts in engineering design.
- Consider equity, diversity, inclusion and indigenization during the design process.
- Discuss the role of ethics in a project with reference to real world engineering applications.
- Develop and apply excellent written communication skills.
- Develop and apply excellent verbal communication skills.
- Develop and apply excellent presentation skills.
- Use graphics and figures to effectively support written and verbal communication.
- Reflect on project activities and provide insight related to project and learning scenarios.
- Apply principles of career development to create a personal career development plan and resume.

**APSC 221**

**Economic and Business Practice**

**Units: 3.00**

K3 (Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: No)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Corequisites: Exclusions: APSC 321, COMM 244

**Offering Term:**FWS

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Recognise different cost concepts and apply them using a variety of cost estimation techniques.
- Solve cash flow analysis problems utilizing the time value of money.
- Determine the effect of taxes and inflation on project viability.
- Apply replacement analysis concepts to determine minimum equivalent annual costs.
- Examine risk and change management approaches for project management.
- Assess the financial strength and viability of a new venture.
- Write a basic business plan.

**APSC 222**

**Engineering for Sustainability and Innovation**

**Units: 3.00**

an implementable idea for positively impacting that problem. Limited places are available in the course and an application is required for consideration.

NOT OFFERED 2024-2025

K3.0 (Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Permission of the Engineering Faculty Office Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Critically discuss the potential for engineering broadly – and their engineering discipline specifically – to positively impact complex (social, economic and environmental) sustainability challenges across diverse contexts.
- Identify distinct concepts, knowledge, skills and competencies from engineering generally – and their engineering discipline specifically – that could be mobilised to usefully contribute to tackling a complex sustainability challenge or problem.
- Work with colleagues from other disciplines to devise, design and propose engineering-enabled interdisciplinary ideas that could address a complex sustainability problem.
- Identify and analyse the ethical and equity dimensions of a complex sustainability problem from an engineering perspective, and evaluate the likely ethical and equity implications of proposed solutions – and particularly the engineering aspects of the proposed solutions – to that problem.
- Communicate the results of comprehensive engineering analyses and designs clearly and effectively to diverse audiences.

**APSC 250**

**Biology Through an Engineering Lens**

**Units: 3.50**

NOT OFFERED 2024-2025

K3.5(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: No)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Corequisites: Exclusions: CHEE 229

**Offering Term:**FWS

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

**APSC 275**

**Statistics and Differential Equations**

**Units: 4.00**

(Lec: 3, Lab: 0.5, Tut: 0.5)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Approval of Associate Dean (Academic) Corequisites: APSC 175, APSC 142 or APSC 143 or MNTC 313 Exclusions: MTHE 224, MTHE 225, MTHE 235, MTHE 237, MTHE 367

**Offering Term:**S

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Calculate and visualize summary statistics in engineering contexts.
- Assess and interpret the probability of events in engineering contexts.
- Perform hypothesis tests and fit models to characterize engineering phenomena.
- Solve linear differential equations to explain engineering phenomena.
- Construct and evaluate systems of differential equations to address engineering problems.
- Use statistical and differential equation methods to make engineering design choices.

**APSC 293**

**Engineering Communications 2**

**Units: 1.00**

K1(Lec: No, Lab: No, Tut: No)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 100 or APSC 103 Corequisites: APSC 200 or APSC 202 or permission of instructor Exclusions: APSC 292, CHEE 260, ELEC 291, ELEC 391, GEOL 291, GEOL 292, MECH 290

**Offering Term:**FWS

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Develop and apply excellent written communication skills.
- Develop and apply excellent verbal communication skills.
- Develop and apply excellent presentation skills.
- Use graphics and figures to effectively support written and verbal communication.
- Reflect on project activities and provide insight related to project and learning scenarios.

**APSC 301**

**Professional Internship**

**Units: 3.50**

K3.5 (Lec: No; Lab: No; Tut: No)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 200 and APSC 293 or ELEC 290 or MREN 203 Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**S

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

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**APSC 302**

**Professional Internship**

**Units: 3.50**

K3.5(Lec: No; Lab: No; Tut: No)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 200 and APSC 293 or ELEC 290 or MREN 203 Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**F

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- .

**APSC 303**

**Professional Internship**

**Units: 3.50**

K3.5(Lec: No; Lab: No; Tut: No)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 200 and APSC 293 or ELEC 290 or MREN 203 Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Demonstrate professional conduct and integrity in the workplace.
- Take initiate to plan, organize and complete tasks in order to meet workplace goals, as an individual and as a team member.
- Demonstrate inclusive leadership in the workplace (through individual accountability and responsibility, being a good listener, motivating the team, staying open to input, and valuing other’s perspectives).
- Produce clear, concise, precise and well-organized written communication in a professional workplace setting, with language and format appropriate for the audience and purpose.
- Deliver formal and/or informal oral presentations in a professional workplace setting, with suitable language, content, style, timing and flow for the specific audience and purpose.
- Evaluate and reflect on own knowledge, skills and learning and identify next steps for ongoing professional development.

**APSC 304**

**Professional Internship**

**Units: 3.50**

K3.5(Lec: No; Lab: No; Tut: No)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: APSC 200 and APSC 293 or ELEC 290 or MREN 203 Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**S

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

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**APSC 381**

**Advanced Design and Skills for Innovation**

**Units: 3.50**

NOT OFFERED 2024-2025

K3.5 (Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

**APSC 400**

**Technology, Engineering & Management (TEAM)**

**Units: 7.00**

More information can be found on the course website: http://team.appsci.queensu.ca/

NOT OFFERED 2024-2025

K7(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Completion of 3rd year core courses and permission of the instructor. Corequisites: Exclusions: APSC 401

**Offering Term:**FW

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- CLOs coming soon; please refer to your course syllabus in the meantime.

**APSC 401**

**Interdisciplinary Projects**

**Units: 4.50**

K4.5(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Completion of 3rd year core courses and permission of the instructor. Corequisites: Exclusions: APSC 400

**Offering Term:**W

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Build and implement a plan that effectively uses time and resources to solve a problem.
- Apply principles of design and problem solving.
- Demonstrate professional written and oral communication skills.
- Work effectively in a multidisciplinary team to solve a problem.

**APSC 480**

**Multi-disciplinary Industry**

**Units: 9.00**

NOT OFFERED 2024-2025

K9(Lec: Yes, Lab: No, Tut: Yes)

**Requirements:**Prerequisites: Enrolment may be requested by contacting the Instructor. Corequisites: Exclusions:

**Offering Term:**FW

**CEAB Units:**

**Offering Faculty:**Smith Engineering

**Course Learning Outcomes:**

- Develops professional engineering conduct and performance as part of a multidisciplinary team on a real industry client project.
- Applies creative approaches to identify and develop alternative concepts and procedures.
- Conducts risk analysis of a project, and manages risk for project considering operating performance, operating risk, and financial riskTools: Sensitivity Analysis, Risk Matrix.
- Defines a problem in detail, including unstated customer/user/stakeholder needs, aesthetics, usability, user interface or other elements that impact user/operator experience.
- Demonstrates conciseness, precision, and clarity of language in technical writing.
- Demonstrates formal oral presentations with appropriate language, style, timing and flow.
- Demonstrates habits that support regular reviewing, reflecting on and making improvements on individual learning and team performance.
- Determines whether the project is economically attractive using cost and benefit estimation, and optimizationTools: Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return, Net Present Cost, taxes included.
- Develops detailed specifications and metrics incorporating performance requirements, constraints, assumptions, and other stated and unstated factors from all stakeholders relevant to the specific application.
- Quantifies performance/yield/efficiency/output at appropriate stages through process to support design iteration and optimization.
- Selects and applies, with some guidance, appropriate techniques, tools, and processes to accomplish a task.
- Uses appropriate calculations, models, simulations, analysis, and/or prototypes at various points in design with iteration and complexity appropriate to design stage.
- Writes and revises documents using appropriate discipline-specific conventions.
- Effectively plans project including team activities, mitigation of risk and managing change to successfully complete project on time and on budget.