Engineering science is the discipline that encompasses the different scientific principles and associated mathematics underlying engineering applications. DES offers basic and fundamental courses on engineering graphics, mathematics, mechanics, thermodynamics, computer applications, and materials in engineering.
Every engineering creation around us—such as roads, bridges buildings, cars, mobile phones, computers—started with the creation of designs, plans, and models requiring knowledge of engineering graphics. Hence, engineering graphics provides essentials skills applicable throughout every engineer’s professional career.
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Mechanics of solid bodies plays a vital role not only in the daily lives of everyone, but throughout the domain of nature. The roofs, the bridges, the machines that we use everyday – all these are based on the principle of mechanics.
The knowledge of determining stresses and strains in bodies is fundamental in an engineer’s profession and allows the engineer to understand any structure that they will encounter.
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Thermodynamics is the branch of the physical sciences that deals with the various phenomena involving thermal energy and the related properties of matter, especially the laws of transformation of heat into other forms of energy and vice-versa.
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Heat transfer is commonly encountered in numerous engineering systems and other aspects of life. It plays a vital role in the design of many ordinary household appliances such as electric or gas ranges, heating and air-conditioning system, refrigerator, water heater, iron, and computers. It is also important in the design of car radiators, solar collectors, vehicles, various components of power plants, and even in the design of buildings.
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The engineer must study the principles of fluid mechanics so that they can use them to predict and control the behavior of fluids. The science of fluid mechanics is basic to the design of water conveyance facilities and impoundment not only from the structural viewpoint but also from the viewpoint of design of basic machinery where the control and transfer of fluids, power development, and fluid pollution control are involved.
The engineer must study differential equations and the methods of solution in solving them because almost all processes and designs are necessarily described by differential equations. It is vital for engineers to learn how to solve such equations analytically and numerically.
Computer Applications in Engineering
Now that sophisticated computers are available, solution of complex mathematical models can now be accomplished with ease so that the actual solution techniques are no longer nearly as important as the basic analysis involved in developing the mathematical models. Thus, every engineering student should have a sufficient knowledge in computer technology especially in programming.
|Course Number||Course Title||Course Description||Prerequisites||Units||Semester Offered||Coordinator|
|ENSC 10a||Engineering Graphics I||2||1,2||APOpaco|
|ENSC 10.1||Engineering Graphics Laboratory||Advanced drafting operations, techniques and tools; and computer-aided design (CAD)||none||2||1,2,M||FRCBueta|
|ENSC 11||Statics of Rigid Bodies||Fundamental principles of equilibrium of rigid bodies; analysis of structures; first and second moments of mass, volume, area and length; shear and bending moment diagrams||Math 27/37 and Physics 3/81||3||1,2,M||JACruz|
|ENSC 12||Dynamics of Rigid Bodies||Kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies in rectilinear and plane motion; force, mass and acceleration relationships; concepts of work, energy, impulse and momentum; mechanical vibrations||ENSC 11||3||1,2,M||AKAncheta|
|ENSC 13||Strength of Materials||Elementary stress and strain analysis; analysis and design of structural elements based on equilibrium and material properties||ENSC 11||3||1,2,M||GMATajanlangit|
|ENSC 14||Basic Thermodynamics||Fundamental concepts and laws of thermodynamics; thermodynamic properties of substances and thermodynamic properties and cycles||Math 28 and Physics 13/72||3||1,2||VANDePadua|
|ENSC 14a||Engineering Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer||Fundamental concepts and laws of thermodynamics; thermodynamic properties of substances; thermodynamic processes and cycles; principles of heat transfer||Math 28/38 and Physics 13/72||5||1,2||VANDePadua|
|ENSC 15||Fundamentals of Heat Transfer||Principles of conduction, convection and radiation of heat||ENSC 14||3||1,2||FMMulimbayan|
|ENSC 16||Fluid Mechanics||Properties of fluids; fluid statics, kinematics and dynamics; flow in pressure conduits and open channels; fluid measurements and turbo-machinery||ENSC 12||3||1,2,M||PMOTarnate|
|ENSC 16.1||Fluid Mechanics Laboratory||Principles of experimental analysis and design in fluid mechanics||ENSC 16||2||2||AUGlorioso|
|ENSC 18||Materials of Engineering||Properties, structure and composition of materials; behavior of materials under service conditions; testing, inspection, specification and selection of materials||ENSC 13 and Chem 15||3||1,2,M||BJCAlfaro|
|ENSC 21||Mathematical Methods in Engineering||Analytical and numerical methods in solving differential equation||Math 28/38||3||1,2||CLGaring|
|ENSC 26||Computational Applications in Engineering||Concepts and methods in programming, applications to engineering problems||Math 28/38; Sophomore with at least one major course||3||1,2,M||MCCunanan|