Engineering Fundamentals Learning Center

Engineering Fundamentals Learning Center

First-Year Engineering Support

The Engineering Fundamentals Learning Center provides assistance (Dillman 208) with day-to-day course homework and concepts in ENG 1001, ENG 1002, ENG 1100, ENG 1101, and ENG 1102. Coaches are also available to help with NX and MATLAB as well as any class projects. Outside of the Learning Center’s hours, Dillman 208 is available to engineering students for engineering classes scheduled between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

ENG 1001 - Engineering Problem Solving

Introduction to the engineering problem solving method and to modern tools used to solve problems.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-4)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (MA 1031(C) or MA 1032(C) or MA 1120(C)) and (Spatial Visualization Score >= 19 or ENG 1002(C))

ENG 1002 - Introduction to 3-D Spatial Visualization

Intended for first-year engineering students with a demonstrated need for the development of 3-D spatial visualization skills. Topics include isometric sketching, orthographic projection, object transformations, 3-D coordinate systems, patterns folding to 3-D objects, and cross sections of solids.

  • Credits: 1.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-3)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Permission of department required

ENG 1100 - Engineering Analysis

An introduction to the engineering profession. Focuses on engineering analysis, computational skills, and communication skills.

  • Credits: 2.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-4)
  • Semesters Offered: Spring
  • Pre-Requisite(s): ENG 1001 and (MA 1160(C) or MA 1161(C) or MA 1121(C)) and (Spatial Visualization Score >= 19 or ENG 1002(C))

ENG 1101 - Engineering Analysis and Problem Solving

An introduction to the engineering profession and to its various disciplines. Focuses on developing problem-solving skills, computational skills, and communication skills. Through active, collaborative work, students work on teams to apply the engineering problem-solving method to "real-world" problems.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-5)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (MA 1160(C) or MA 1161(C) or MA 1121(C) or MA 2160(C) or MA 3160(C)) and (Spatial Visualization Score >= 19 or ENG 1002(C))

ENG 1102 - Engineering Modeling and Design

Continuation of ENG1101. Introduction to the engineering design process with an emphasis on graphics and documentation. Focuses on engineering problem solving in the context of the design process.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Lec-Rec-Lab: (0-0-5)
  • Semesters Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
  • Pre-Requisite(s): (MA 1160 or MA 1161 or MA 1121 or MA 2160(C) or MA 3160(C)) and (ENG 1101 or (ENG 1001 and ENG 1100)) and (Spatial Visualization Score >= 19 or ENG 1002)

Interested in becoming an Engineering Fundamentals Learning Center Coach?

Hiring for the Engineering Fundamentals Learning Center occurs in December for the spring semester and April for the fall semester. For an application, contact amber@mtu.edu.