B.S in Engineering and B.S. in Applied Science; undergraduate minor available in Computer Science or Materials; joint pre-engineering programs with UW-La Crosse, UW-Parkside, and UW-Waukesha; joint program also with Milwaukee Area Technical College; and dual degree program at UWM in Physics and Engineering or Computer Science. The Center for Continuing Engineering Education offers short courses. M.S in Engineering, M.S. in Computer Science, MS/MUP, jointly with the Department of Urban Planning; and Ph.D. in Engineering. Certificate in Ergonomics available. Areas of concentration, with collection profiles below each division, are as follows:
Civil Engineering: includes geotechnical engineering, structural engineering, transportation and municipal engineering, water resources, and environmental engineering. Specific studies: materials and strength of materials, including particularly steel, timber, and concrete; structural and stress analysis; elastic stability; foundation engineering; applied mechanics; shock and vibration analysis; bridge design and analysis; applied hydrology; water quality assessment; environmental impact assessment; waste treatment; water resource planning and systems analysis; ground water flow and seepage; soil mechanics; design of environmental engineering systems; solid waste engineering; sediment and pollution transport; municipal engineering; urban transportation planning and design; and traffic control.
Computer Science: computer systems and computer architecture; operating systems; artificial intelligence; natural language processing; database systems; relational databases; data base organization and file structure; software engineering; computer graphics; computer security; theory of computation, data structures and algorithms; programming-language concepts and object-oriented programming; compilers; analysis of algorithms, distributed, parallel, and randomized; statistical, neural, and fuzzy approaches to pattern recognition; image processing; computer vision; computer geometry; computational models of decision making; switching and automata theory, including Boolean functions, formal languages, and computational theory; information and coding theory; computer systems performance evaluation; fault-tolerant computing; and knowledge representation.
Electrical Engineering: control systems theory; digital systems processing; random signals and systems; communication systems; computer-aided network analysis; filter analysis and design; VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) design; digital logic; microwave engineering; power electronics and electric power systems; discrete systems and filters; optical communication; integrated circuits and systems; advanced linear system analysis; image processing; computer vision; digital communications; electromagnetic fields and waves; systems performance evaluation; optical image processing and holography; nonlinear optics; advanced synchronous machinery; and dielectrics and high voltage insulation.
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering: tool engineering; facilities planning; plant layout and materials handling; design of production systems; operations analysis; group technology and process planning; methods engineering; computer-aided manufacturing and robotics; intelligent manufacturing systems; optimization techniques; simulation methodology; expert systems; statistical quality control and reliability engineering; ergonomics, including epidemiological and legal considerations; engineering systems economy; and flexible manufacturing systems.
Materials Engineering: physical metallurgy; mechanical behavior of materials; metal casting and welding engineering; thermodynamics of materials; ceramic and polymeric materials; engineering composites; corrosion, friction, and wear; heat treatment of materials; electronic materials; properties and surface analysis of solids; kinetic processes; deformation processing and solidification processing; heterogeneous equilibria; and thin solid films.
Mechanical Engineering: heat transfer; fluid mechanics; principles of combustion and internal combustion engines; air conditioning system design; power plant theory and design; solar engineering; air pollution engineering and control; energy resources engineering; nuclear power engineering; applied optics, kinematics, and dynamics; design of machinery; finite elements; friction and wear; applied mechanics and dynamics; control systems; vibrations in mechanical design; shock and vibration analysis; robotics; advanced transport processes; thermal radiation and conduction; radiation heat transfer; convection heat and mass transfer; two-phase flow, fluid flow, and turbulent flow; hydrodynamic stability; and mechanical design of turbo machinery.
The following LC classification range descriptions represent areas of concentration for engineering:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Transportation industries. Selectively collected category: Construction industries.
HE (Transportation and Communications): Traffic engineering. Roads.
T (Technology): General; General works.
TA (Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): General. History; Engineering as a profession; Environmental engineering; Structural engineering (General; Structural analysis; Structural design); Iron and steel work. Selectively collected categories: Technical education. Research; Bioengineering; Engineering instruments; Systems engineering. Reliability; Contractor's operations. Engineering law; Disasters and engineering; Protection of structures; Transportation engineering.
TC (Hydraulic Engineering): Harbors. Coasts; Rivers. Lakes. Water supply. Selectively collected categories: Technical hydraulics; Dams.
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): General. History; Remote sensing. Municipal engineering; Environmental protection; Environmental pollution. Remediation; Environmental chemistry; Effects of industries and plants; Special environment pollutants. Acid rain; Water supply (General. History; Water quality. Monitoring. Conservation; Sources of water supply; Water pollution; Water reuse. Purification; Water distribution): Sewage. Solid wastes. Selectively collected category: Low temperature sanitary engineering.
TE (Highway Engineering. Roads and Pavements): Highway design. Roadside development. Selectively collected categories: Construction details; Roads.
TF (Railroad Engineering and Operation): The following categories are selectively collected: Railway construction; High speed ground transportation.
TG (Bridge Engineering): Structural analysis; Bridge design and drafting; Bridge accidents. Selectively collected categories: General. History; Special types of bridges (e.g., suspension, prefabricated, etc.); Bridges for special uses (e.g., movable, footbridges, etc.).
TH (Building Construction): Building materials; Environmental and sanitary engineering. Selectively collected category: Systems of building construction.
TJ (Mechanical Engineering and Machinery): The following categories are selectively collected: Hydraulic machinery; Vacuum technology. Pneumatics.
TS (Manufactures): General. History. Selectively collected categories: Packaging; Metal manufactures.
Computer science & Electrical engineering:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Electronics. Computing.
HE (Transportation and Communications): Electronic mail systems. Online information services; Telecommunication industry; Artificial satellite telecommunications.
Q (Science (general)): Cybernetics. Artificial intelligence. Information theory. Knowledge representation.
QA 75-76 (Computer Science): General works; Computer science (General and reference works; Digital computers (Parallel processing; Mobile computing)); Programming (Functional programming; Logic programming; Microprogramming; Object-oriented programming; Parallel programming; Systems programming; Software and software engineering (e.g., expert systems, viruses, hypertext systems, operating systems, etc.); Special computers and computer systems (e.g., IBM, Macintosh, Pentiums) (Neural networks; Supercomputers. High-performance computing); Other topics (e.g., security, client/servers, simulation, human-computer interaction)). Selectively collected categories: Computer science (Computer science as a profession. Study and teaching; Digital computers (Microcomputer workstations; Real-time data processing; Online data processing (e.g., America Online, other commercial services); Multimedia systems)); Programming (Visual programming). Note: All sections under Programming exclude guidebooks.
T (Technology): Industrial engineering (Information technology).
TK (Electrical Engineering. Electronics. Nuclear Engineering): Waveforms. Resonance; Electronics (Computer engineering. Microwave circuits).
Industrial and manufacturing engineering:
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Industrial hygiene and safety; Mineral and metal industries.
LC (Special Aspects of Education): The following category is selectively collected: Types of education (Industrial education).
T (Technology): Industrial accidents. Safety; Industrial engineering (general).
TA (Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): Human engineering; Engineering design. Selectively collected categories: Engineering economy. Management; Standards. Materials
TJ (Mechanical Engineering and Machinery): Mechanics of machinery. Movements. Robotics. Selectively collected category: Lifting and pressing machinery.
HD (Economic History and Conditions): The following category is selectively collected: Chemicals. Plastics.
QA (Mathematics): The following category is selectively collected: Analytic mechanics (Elasticity. Plasticity).
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): The following categories are selectively collected: Industrial sanitation. Radioactive waste; Hazardous substances and their disposal.
TN (Mining Engineering. Metallurgy): Metallurgy.
TP (Chemical Technology): The following category is selectively collected: Polymers. Plastics.
HD (Economic History and Conditions): Nuclear industry.
QA (Mathematics): Analytic mechanics (Fluid mechanics).
T (Technology): Technological change. Selectively collected categories: Industrial engineering (Mechanization. Measurement); Industrial research. Exhibitions.
TA (Engineering (general). Civil Engineering (general)): Mechanics of engineering. Fluid mechanics.
TD (Environmental Technology. Sanitary Engineering): The following category is selectively collected: Air pollution.
TJ (Mechanical Engineering and Machinery): General. History; Power resources. Energy conservation; Control engineering; Machine design and construction; Combustion engineering. Heat engines. Turbines; Renewable energy sources. Solar energy. Selectively collected categories: Steam engineering; Machinery exclusive of prime movers (brakes, bearings, tribology, etc.); Machine shops; Hoisting and conveying machinery.
TK (Electrical Engineering. Electronics. Nuclear Engineering): Nuclear engineering. Atomic power.
TL (Motor Vehicles. Aeronautics. Astronautics): The following category is selectively collected: Motor vehicles. Cycles.