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Course Overview

EAS 199B is the second course in a three-part Introduction to Engineering sequence. The curriculum uses lecture, and extensive hands-on experiences to introduce students to the practice of engineering and to motivate the need for courses in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. The curriculum is fast-paced and used parallel threads of instruction that boosts experiential learning and creates dynamic learners with a can-do attitude.

Course Objectives

As a result of taking this course students will be able to




There is no textbook. Daily lecture notes will be provided in advance on the course web site.

Time and Place

Section 04:

Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 AM – 11:50 AM, Engineering Building, Room 365.
Instructor: Dr. Spolek

Section 03:

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:00 – 3:50 PM, Engineering Building, Room 365.
Instructor: Dr. Meekisho


If you have a disability and are in need of academic accommodations, please notify the instructor immediately to arrange needed supports. If you need information about disabilities, please contact the Disability Resource Center on campus at 503-725-4150.

Students are expected to turn in homework problems that are substantially the result of their own work. Study groups, discussion of assignments among students, collective brainstorming for solutions, and sharing of advice is encouraged. Copying of assignments, computer files, graphs, or other means of duplicating material that is turned in for grading is expressly forbidden. Cheating on exams will result in a zero grade for the exam.

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Students will be required to use Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MathCAD, and Solidworks. This software is available in the computer lab in room 325 of the Engineering Building.

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