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NE 201 Introduction to Nuclear Engineering 2. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MA 241, PY 205.

An introduction to the concepts, systems and application of nuclear processes. Topics include radioactivity, fission, fusion, reactor concepts, biological effects of radiation, nuclear propulsion, and radioactive waste disposal. Designed to give students a broad perspective of nuclear engineering and an introduction to fundamentals and applications of nuclear energy.

TE 201 Textile Engineering Science 4. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MA 241, PY 205; and Corequisite: TE/ISE 110.

Structure, physical and mechanical properties of fibers; structure of assemblies. Structure/property relations. Laboratory exercises in characterization of fiber properties.

MEA 411 Marine Sediment Transport 3. Prerequisite: MEA 101 or MEA 200, MA 241, PY 201 or PY 205.

Quantitative study of sediment transport in the marine environment including an introduction to fluid mechanics and sediment transport theory. Discussion of the processes and products of sediment transport in specific marine environments from estuaries to the deep sea and interpretation of sediment transport processes from sedimentary structures. Credit not allowed for both MEA 411 and MEA 562.

MEA 562 Marine Sediment Transport 3. Prerequisite: MEA 101 or MEA 200, MA 241, PY 201 or PY 205.

Quantitative study of sediment transportation in the marine environment including introduction to fluid mechanics and sediment transportation theory. Processes and products of sediment transportation in specific marine environments from estuaries todeep sea and the interpretation of sediment transport processes from sedimentary structures. Credit not allowed for both MEA 411 and MEA 562.

MEA 585 Physical Hydrogeology 3. Prerequisite: MEA 101, MEA 110, MA 241, and PY 201 or PY 205.

Physical aspects of groundwater flow in geological media. Saturated and unsaturated flow, Darcy's equation, heterogeneity and anisotropy, storage properties of geological materials, effective stress, governing equations for steady and unsteady flow, recharge, groundwater exchange with surface water, groundwater flow to well,s estimation of hydraulic properties of aquifers.

MEA 321 Fundamentals of Air Quality and Climate Change 3. Prerequisite: CH 101, CH 201, MA 141, MA 241; Corequisite: PY 205.

An intermediate-level introduction, for meteorology majors, to the physical and chemical environment of the atmosphere and to climate change. Topics include the atmosphere's chemical composition; atmospheric chemical reaction processes in gas phase, liquid phase, and on particle surfaces.

PY 201 University Physics I 4. Corequisite: MA 141. Credit is not allowed for both PY 201 and PY 205 or PY 211..

First course of three semester sequence for students majoring in physical and mathematical sciences. Calculus used throughout. Principles of classical Newtonian mechanics covered in detail.

PY 202 University Physics II 4. Prerequisite: PY 201, MA 141, Corequisite: MA 241. Credit is not allowed for both PY 202 and PY 208 or PY 211..

Second course of three semester sequence designed primarily for students majoring in physical and mathematical sciences. Calculus used throughout. Principles of electricity and magnetism covered in detail.

PY 211 College Physics I 4. Prerequisite: MA 107 or 111 or 121 or 131 or 108 or 141 with a C- or better, or 480 on the SAT Subject Test in Mathematics Level 2 or the NCSU Math Skills Test, or 2 or better on an AP Calculus exam. Credit is not allowed for both PY 211 and PY 201 or PY.

First semester of a two-semester introductory sequence in non-calculus physics, with laboratory. Mechanics, heat, wave motion and sound. Credit not allowed for more than one of PY 211, PY 201 or PY 205.

MAE 201 Engineering Thermodynamics I 3. Prerequisite: MA 242, PY 208 or 202.

Introduction to the concept of energy and the laws governing the transfers and transformations of energy. Emphasis on thermodynamic properties and the First and Second Law analysis of systems and control volumes. Integration of these concepts into the analysis of basic power cycles is introduced.

CH 331 Introductory Physical Chemistry 4. Prerequisite: (CH 201 or CH 203) and (CH 202 and 204) and (MA 231 or 241) and (PY 205 or PY 211).

Fundamental physiochemical principles including chemical thermodynamics, physical and chemical equilibrium, electrochemistry and reaction kinetics. For students requiring only a single semester of physical chemistry.

MEA 485 Introduction to Hydrogeology 3. Prerequisite: (MEA 101 or MEA 202), (MA 131 or MA 141), (CH 201 or CH 203), and (PY 201, PY 205, or PY 211).

Basic science of groundwater flow in geological media. Saturated and unsaturated flow, Darcy's equation, heterogeneity and anisotrophy, flownets, storage properties of geological materials, effective stress, equations for steady and unsteady flow, recharge, groundwater exchange with surface water, groundwater flow to pumping wells, estimation of hydraulic properties of aquifers, contaminant plumes and chemical transport in groundwater.

CH 431 Physical Chemistry I 3. Prerequisite: (CH 201 or CH 203) and MA 242 and (PY 203 or 208); Corequisite: MA 341.

Development of the basic concepts of quantum mechanics and wavefunctions as applied to atomic structure, to the translational, rotational and vibrational motion in molecules, and to molecular spectroscopy. Development of partition functions as applied to thermodynamic properties of materials. Cannot get credit for both CH 431 and CH 437.

ET 320 Fundamentals of Air Pollution 3. Prerequisite: (MA 121, MA 131, or MA 141) and (PY 131 or PY 201 or PY 205 or PY 211).

Air pollution sources, and the influence of natural and anthropogenic processes on the atmosphere. Roles of local, state and federal governments in air pollution control and importance of the Clean Air Act and it amendments.

MEA 320 Fundamentals of Air Pollution 3. Prerequisite: MA 121 or MA 131 or MA 141, CH 201 or CH 203, PY 131 or PY 201 or PY 205 or PY 211.

Air pollution sources, and the influence of natural and anthropogenic processes on the atmosphere. Roles of local, state and federal governments in air pollution control and importance of the Clean Air Act and it amendments.

FOR 303 Silvics and Forest Tree Physiology 3. P: (CH 101 or 103) and [(CH 201 and 202) or (CH 203 and 204) or PY 205 or PY 211].

Ecological and physiological processes influencing establishment, growth, and development of forest stands with particular emphasis on forest types of Southeastern United States; influence of resource availability on forest stand productivity; physical and biochemical processes associated with tree function, including water relations, mineral nutrition, transport and translocation, photosynthesis, respiration; internal and environmental factors regulating tree growth and development.

PCC 402 Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Fiber Formation 3. Prerequisite: TE 200 and (CH 201 or CH 203) and (PY 208 or PY 212) and (MA 231 or MA 241).

Flow behavior of polymeric materials as related to the formation of fibers by melt, dry and wet extrusion. Elementary theories of drawing and heat setting. Application of fiber-forming theories to synthetic and cellulosic fibers. Offered in Fall only.

MEA 703 Atmospheric Aerosols 3. Prerequisite: (CH 201 or CH 203) and (PY 205 or PY 211), Corequisite: MEA 412.

An understanding of aerosols as primary air pollutants, indoor versus outdoor pollution, transformation processes, prediction of atmospheric concentrations, scavenging of aerosols, transport of air pollutants on a regional scale, discussion of national experiments to characterize and study impact of urban-industrial pollution, tropospheric aerosol and weather, stratospheric aerosol, effect of aerosols on atmospheric warming and cooling and air-quality models.

CHE 205 Chemical Process Principles 4. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MA 241, PY 205, and (CH 201 or CH 221 or CH 225).

Engineering methods of treating material balances, stoichiometry, phase equilibrium calculations, thermophysics, thermochemistry and the first law of thermodynamics. Introduction to equation solving packages and spreadsheets for solving problems related to chemical engineering calculations.

PY 205 Physics for Engineers and Scientists I 3. Prerequisite: MA 141 with a grade of C- or better or MA 241PL. Credit is not allowed for both PY 205 and PY 201 or PY 211. Co-requisite: PY 206. ADD BOTH PY 205 and PY 206 TO YOUR SHOPPING CART AND THEN ENROLL SIMULTANEOUSLY.

First semester of a two-semester sequence in introductory physics, with coordinated problem-solving experiences. A calculus-based study of mechanics, sound and heat. Credit not allowed for more than one of PY 205, PY 201, and PY 211.

BCH 330 Physical Biochemistry 3. P: (CH 201 or CH 203) and (BCH 351 or BCH 451) and (MA 231 or MA 242) and (PY 208 or PY 212).

This course provides a descriptive survey of the concepts of physical chemistry with emphasis on their use in applications designed to characterize and manipulate biological molecules and systems. Topics are drawn from thermodynamics (bonding, protein folding energies, linkage, specostropic and differential scanning calorimetric binding measurements), kinetics (enzymatic catalysis, perturbation techniques), statistical mechanics (distributions, ensembles, molecular mechanical & dynamics calculations), electrochemistry, hydrodynamics (diffusion, friction, electrophoresis, viscosity, sedimentation, organism size and shape), quantum mechanics (wave functions operators, uncertainty principle, dipoles, orbitals and resonance energy coupling), and spectroscopy (absorbance and light scattering, fluorescence, nuclear and electronic paramagnetic resonance, MR imaging and x-ray diffraction).

MEA 425 Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry 3. Prerequisite: MA 141, CH 201, (PY 205, PY 211 or MEA 320).

The course covers history, regulations, sources, physics, and chemistry of major air pollutants and factors affecting their transport and fate. Emphasis is placed on atmospheric chemistry and physics underlying five major air pollutant problems including urban outdoor air pollution, indoor air pollution, acid deposition, stratospheric ozone reduction, and global climate change. Credit will not be allowed for MEA 425 and MEA 525.

MEA 525 Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry 3. Prerequisite: MA 141, CH 201, (PY 205, PY 211 or MEA 320).

The course covers history, regulations, sources, physics, and chemistry of major air pollutants and factors affecting their transport and fate. Emphasis is placed on atmospheric chemistry and physics underlying five major air pollutant problems including urban outdoor air pollution, indoor air pollution, acid deposition, stratospheric ozone reduction, and global climate change. Credit will not be allowed for MEA 425 and MEA 525.