University of Guelph 2001-2002 Undergraduate Calendar

XII--Course Descriptions, Engineering

School of Engineering.

Students who are not registered in the B.Sc.(Eng.) degree program may take no more than 3.00 Engineering (ENGG*XXXX) credits.

ENGG*1100 Engineering and Design I F(2-4). [0.75].

Introduction to engineering and design by means of selected problems. Students integrate basic science, mathematics, and complementary studies to develop and communicate engineering solutions to specific needs using graphical, oral, and written means. Application of computer-aided drafting, spreadsheets, and other tools to simple engineering design problems. The practice of professional engineering and the role of ethics in engineering.

ENGG*1210 Engineering Mechanics I W(3-1). [0.50].

Fundamental principles of Newtonian mechanics; statics of particles in 2-D space; equilibrium of rigid bodies in 2-D; distributed forces; friction, linear and angular momentum of rigid bodies; conservation of energy; principles of impulse and momentum; and, plane motion of rigid bodies.

Prerequisite(s): OAC Algebra and Geometry

ENGG*1500 Engineering Analysis W(3-1). [0.50].

Engineering applications of Matrix algebra, vector spaces and computer techniques to solve linear systems. Linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, diagonalization and their applications in engineering problems. Complex variable algebra, multi-variables functions, partial derivatives, and maxima and minima.

Co-requisite(s): ENGG*1210, MATH*1210

ENGG*2100 Engineering Design II F(2-4). [0.75].

Progression in engineering design skills with particular emphasis on computer usage in design, oral communication of solutions and team skills. Computer usage in design will include advanced CAD/CAM/CAE tools, structured programming and database management software. An introduction to safety in engineering practice and design. An introduction to the concept of sustainable development.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*1100

ENGG*2120 Material Science F(3-2). [0.50].

Study of the mechanical behaviour of solids, atomic order and disorder in solids, single-phase metals, and multiphase material: their equilibria, micro-structure, properties and thermal processing, time dependent behaviour, introduction to food rheology and food testing.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM*1040, PHYS*1130

ENGG*2160 Engineering Mechanics II F(3-1). [0.50].

Fundamental principles of the mechanics of deformable materials; stress and strain; Mohr's circle for transformation of stress and strain; deflection under load; design of beams; shafts; columns and pressure vessels; failure theory and design.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*1210, ENGG*1500, 0.50 credit in calculus

ENGG*2230 Fluid Mechanics W(3-2). [0.50].

Analysis of steady ideal and viscous fluid flow systems using the Continuity, Bernoulli and Momentum equations. Boundary layer theory is treated in terms of viscous and pressure drag, lift and its importance in heat and mass transfer. Dimensional analysis and dynamic similitude are studied to provide an understanding of flow systems analysis and modelling. Introduction to pipe flow and open channel flow.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*1210, MATH*1210

ENGG*2400 Engineering Systems Analysis F(3-1). [0.50].

Analytical description and modelling of engineering systems such as mechanical, electrical, thermal, hydraulic biological and environmental systems. Applications of multivariable calculus, linear algebra and differential equations to stimulate and analyse such systems.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*1210, ENGG*1500, MATH*1210

Co-requisite(s): MATH*2270

ENGG*2410 Digital Systems Design Using Description Languages F(3-2). [0.50].

Review of Boolean algebra, truth tables, Karnaugh maps. Design, synthesis and realization of combinational circuits. Design, synthesis and realization of sequential circuits. VHDL: structural modeling, data flow modeling, synchronous & asynchronous behavior descriptions, algorithmic modeling. Designing with PLDs. Digital design with SM charts. Designing with PGAs and complex programmable logical devices. Hardware testing and design for testability. Hierarchy in large designs. The course will primarily be concerned with the design of multi-input, multi-output digital controllers which provide the central control signals that orchestrate the collection of hardware devices (from SSI to VLSI) found in a digital system. An introduction to FPGA-based, as well as microprocessor-based digital systems design will be given. Design examples will include systems such as UART, microcontroller CPU, ALU and data acquisition system.

Prerequisite(s): CIS*1650, CIS*1900, PHYS*1130

ENGG*2450 Network Theory W(3-1). [0.50].

Electrical quantities; electrical circuit elements and their characteristics; exponentials, sinusoids and phasors applied to electrical circuits; s-plane representation and pole-zero concepts; steady-state a.c. circuits; general network analysis; magnetic quantities and circuits; demonstration of principles as applied in several engineering fields.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2400, MATH*2270, PHYS*1130

ENGG*2550 Water Management. W(3-0). [0.50].

The influence of fundamental engineering and hydrologic principles on the choices available for management of water on a watershed basis is demonstrated for representative techniques used in management for water supply, irrigation, flood control, drainage and water pollution control. Selected problems are studies to reveal the technical, environmental, legal, jurisdiction, political, economic and social aspects of water management decisions.

Prerequisite(s): (CHEM*1040 or CHEM*1310), GEOG*2000

ENGG*2560 Environmental Engineering Systems W(3-2). [0.50].

Analysis techniques for natural and engineered systems including chemical, physical and biological processes. Mass balance analysis for steady state and unsteady state situations. Analysis under both equilibrium and non-equilibrium conditions. Reactor types including batch, plug-flow, CSTR. Noise pollution, control and prevention.

Prerequisite(s): CHEM*1050, MATH*2270

ENGG*2660 Biological Engineering Systems I. W(3-1). [0.50].

Mathematical description and identification of biological systems; through mass and energy balances; reactions in biological systems; biomedical, food, and bio-processing applications.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2400, MATH*2270, MICR*1020

Co-requisite(s): CHEM*2580, STAT*2120

ENGG*3100 Engineering and Design III W(3-2). [0.75].

This course combines the knowledge gained in the advanced engineering and basic science courses with the design skills taught in ENGG*1100 and ENGG*2100 in solving open-ended problems. These problems are related to the student's major. Additional design tools are presented, including model simulation, sensitivity analysis, linear programming, knowledge-based systems and computer programming. Complementing these tools are discussions on writing and public speaking techniques, codes, safety issues, environmental assessment and professional management. These topics are taught with the consideration of available resources and cost.

Prerequisite(s): registration in the B.Sc.(Eng.) program, ENGG*2100, ENGG*2230, ENGG*2400, ENGG*3260 and, for the specific majors: BIOE, ENGG*2150, ENGG*2660; ESC, ENGG*3390; ENVE, ENGG*3180, ENGG*3590, ENGG*3650; WRE, ENGG*3590, ENGG*3650

ENGG*3150 Engineering Biomechanics W(3-2). [0.50].

Basic concepts of biological material structure, properties, adaptation and remodelling; viscoelasticity in biological materials and techniques for modelling viscoelastic material behaviour; 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional joint kinematic analysis techniques; muscle mechanics and optimization techniques; current techniques in laboratory instrumentation and biomedical applications.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2150

ENGG*3160 Biological Engineering Systems II F(3-2). [0.50].

Mass transfer in biological systems: concepts; gas-liquid mass transfer; membrane transport processes; and heterogeneous reactions. Applications may include fermenter aeration, tissue perfusion, mass transfer limitations in biofilms, microbial flocs and solid tumours, protein recovery and drug delivery.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*2660

ENGG*3170 Biomaterials F(3-2). [0.50].

Physical properties of natural and synthetic (e.g. stainless steel, polymers) materials used in biological engineering applications. Topics will include microstructure and mechanical properties of typical biomaterials, quantification of advanced material properties and behavious, fabrication, compatibility, biodegradation and mechanical failure. Typical applications will include processing of biomaterials as well as equipment and implant design.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2120

ENGG*3180 Air Quality F(3-2). [0.50].

The study of the transport, transformation and deposition processes associated with air pollutants. The physical aspects of the atmospheric boundary layer. The mathematical treatment of diffusion in a homogeneous field in a boundary layer. Regulatory approaches worldwide and their use of air quality modelling. The use of models for the design of stacks and monitoring networks.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*2560

Co-requisite(s): ENGG*3260

ENGG*3240 Engineering Economics F(3-0). [0.50].

Principles of project evaluation; analysis of capital and operating costs of engineering alternatives, benefit-cost ratio; break-even studies, evaluations recognizing risk, replacement and retirement of assets; tax considerations, influence of sources of funds.

Prerequisite(s): MATH*1210

ENGG*3260 Thermodynamics F(3-2). [0.50].

Macroscopic thermodynamics and its applications to engineering analysis and design. First and second laws and applications to closed and flow systems, both with and without reaction; properties of pure substances and solutions; introduction to phase and reaction equilibrium. Applications include gas-vapour systems (psychrometrics and beyond), power and refridgeration cycles, raoult and henry law solution behavious, flame temperature calculations, semiconductor device fabrication.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, CHEM*1040, MATH*2270

ENGG*3340 Geographic Information Systems in Environmental Engineering F(3-0). [0.50].

Geographical information system structure and functions. Data structuring and application program development. Data input, display and analysis. Applications in environmental engineering and natural resource development/management. Students will be able to use a GIS software package to build geographical information systems.

Prerequisite(s): (CIS*1500 or CIS*1600), (1 of MATH*1000, MATH*1080, MATH*1200)

ENGG*3380 Embedded Architecture Design F(3-2). [0.50].

In this course, students will design, build and program a CPU for use in embedded architecture applications. Topics include - CPU design: instruction set design, addressing modes, operands; data flow design: internal bus structure, data flow signals, registers, control sequence design: hardwired control, decoding, microprogramming; architecture classes: CISC, RISC, DSP; I/O interfacing: ports, memory-mapping, DMA; real-time design: interrupts, timing, performance.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2410

ENGG*3390 Signal Processing F(3-2). [0.50].

This course will establish the fundamental analysis and design techniques for signal processing systems. Topics covered include: definition and properties of linear time-invariant systems; impulse response and convolution; continuous-time Laplace transform, Fourier series, Fourier transform; discrete-time Fourier transform, discrete-time Fourier series, fast Fourier transform, Z transform; complex frequency response; filter analysis and design for both continuous and discrete time systems. Students will be able to design continuous-time filters and both design and implement discrete-time digital filters using computer-based tools.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3410

ENGG*3400 Introduction to Mechatronic Systems Design W(3-2). [0.75].

This course covers the design of mechatronic systems, which are synergistic, combinations of components and controls drawn from mechanical engineering, electronics, control engineering, and computer science. The course emphasizes the integration of these areas through the design process employing the two skills of (1) modelling, analysis, control design, and computer simulation of dynamic systems, and (2) experimental validation of models, analysis and the understanding of the key issues of hardware implementation. The two skills are developed though assignments emphasizing analytical analysis with complementary laboratory exercises. The material covered includes mechatronic system design; a review of kinematics, electronics, modelling, simulation, signals and control; control architectures; sensors including vision; and actuators.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3410, ENGG*3450

ENGG*3410 Systems and Control Theory W(3-2). [0.50].

Modelling, performance analysis and control with potential application to engineering, physical and biological systems. Topics include modelling in time, Laplace and frequency domains. Performance and stability by methods of Hurwitz, Routh, Bode, and Nyquist. Control by ON/OFF and PID Controllers.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2400, MATH*2270

Co-requisite(s): ENGG*2450

ENGG*3430 Heat and Mass Transfer W(3-1. [0.50].

Analysis of steady and transient thermal systems involving heat transfer by conduction, convection and radiation and of mass transfer by molecular diffusion and convection. Other topics include the thermal analysis of heat exchangers and heat transfer systems involving a change of state.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*3260, MATH*2270

ENGG*3450 Electrical Devices F(3-2). [0.50].

Magnetic circuits; principles of transformation; linear transformer models; principles of electromechanical conversion; steady-state performance of rotating machines; conduction in metals and semi-conductors; principles of modern electronic devices; operational amplifiers; linear models of electronic devices.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2450

ENGG*3470 Mass Transfer Operations W(3-2). [0.50].

Application of mass transfer principles in the natural and engineered systems. Mass transport in the multi-media fate of contaminants in and between air, water and land. Design and analysis of separation processes for emission and pollutant prevention.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*3260, MATH*2270

Co-requisite(s): ENGG*3430

ENGG*3590 Water Quality F(3-3). [0.50].

This course builds on the student's experience in chemistry, biology, physics and fluid mechanics, and provides an engineering perspective on: (i) standard methods of water quality analysis for physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water; (ii) significance and interpretation of analytical results, (iii) modelling of water quality in natural systems and (iv) introduction to engineered water and wastewater treatment systems.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*2560, MICR*1020, STAT*2120

ENGG*3640 Microcomputer Interfacing . F(3-2). [0.50].

Interfacing microcomputers to external equipment. Topics include peripheral devices, hardware interfaces, device driver software and real time programming. Advanced programming: debugging of embedded systems, data structures and subroutine calls, high-level system programming. Interrupts and resets, real time events, signal generation and timing measurements. Synchronous and asynchronous serial communication. Parallel I/O ports and synchronization techniques. I/O interfacing, microcomputer busses, memory interfacing and direct memory access (DMA). Data acquisition topics include signal conditioning analog to digital conversion and digital signal processing.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2410

Co-requisite(s): ENGG*3390

Restriction(s): ENGG*4640

ENGG*3650 Hydrology F(3-1). [0.50].

Quantitative study of natural water circulation systems with emphasis on basic physical principles and interrelationships among major processes; characteristics of mass and energy; inputs to and output from watersheds; factors governing precipitation occurrence, evaporation rates, soil-water storage changes, groundwater recharge and discharge, run-off generation; methods of streamflow analysis; mathematical modelling.

Prerequisite(s): (ENGG*2230 or MET*2030), (MATH*1210 or MATH*2080), (STAT*2120 or STAT*2040), and competency in computing

ENGG*3670 Soil Mechanics . F(3-2). [0.50].

Relations of soil physical and chemical properties to strength; soil water systems and interactive forces. Visco-elastic property and pressure-volume relationships of soil systems. Stress-strain characteristics of soil under dynamic loads. Application of engineering problems. Laboratory and field investigation methods.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2120, ENGG*2230

ENGG*3830 Bio-Process Engineering F(3-1). [0.50].

Application of engineering principles to the processing of biological products in the biological and food industry. Analysis and design of unit processes such as sedimentation, centrifugation, filtration, milling and mixing involving rheology and non-Newtonian fluid dynamics of biological materials. Analysis of heat and mass balances for drying evaporation, distillation and extraction.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*2660

Co-requisite(s): ENGG*3260

ENGG*4110 Biological Engineering Design IV F,W(2-6). [1.00].

Capstone design project in the Biological Engineering program. Teams of 3-4 students apply engineering analysis and design principles to a problem in a biological system or process. A completely specified solution at the level of preliminary or final design is required, including assessment of socio-economic and environmental impact. Teams produce reports and a poster presentation to a professional standard. Ethics and law case studies relevant to professional engineering practice are discussed.

Prerequisite(s): all 1000 and 2000 level core credits, ENGG*3100, instructor consent

Restriction(s): registration in semester 8 of the B.Sc. (Eng.) program

ENGG*4120 Engineering Systems and Computing Design IV F,W(2-6). [1.00].

Capstone design project in the Engineering Systems and Computing program. Teams of 3-4 students apply engineering analysis and design principles to a problem involving control system, computer hardware or computer software technology. A completely specified solution at the level of preliminary or final design is required, including assessment of socio-economic and environmental impact. Teams produce reports and a poster presentation to professional standard. Ethics and law case studies relevant to professional engineering practice are discussed.

Prerequisite(s): all 1000 and 2000 level core credits, ENGG*3100, instructor consent

Restriction(s): registration in semester 8 of the B.Sc. (Eng.) program

ENGG*4130 Environmental Engineering Design IV F,W(2-6). [1.00].

Capstone design project in the Environmental Engineering program. Teams of 3-4 students apply engineering analysis and design principles to a problem involving control system, computer hardware or computer software technology. A completely specified solution at the level of preliminary or final design is required, including assessment of socio-economic and environmental impact. Teams produce reports and a poster presentation to professional standard. Ethics and law case studies relevant to professional engineering practice are discussed.

Prerequisite(s): all 1000 and 2000 level core credits, ENGG*3100, instructor consent

Restriction(s): registration in semester 8 of the B.Sc. (Eng.) program

ENGG*4150 Water Resources Engineering Design IV F,W(2-6). [1.00].

Capstone design project in the Water Resources Engineering program. Teams of 3-4 students apply engineering analysis and design principles to a problem involving control system, computer hardware or computer software technology. A completely specified solution at the level of preliminary or final design is required, including assessment of socio-economic and environmental impact. Teams produce reports and a poster presentation to professional standard. Ethics and law case studies relevant to professional engineering practice are discussed.

Prerequisite(s): all 1000 and 2000 level core credits, ENGG*3100, instructor consent

Restriction(s): registration in semester 8 of the B.Sc. (Eng.) program

ENGG*4250 Watershed Systems Design F(3-2). [0.75].

Hydrological analysis of watershed systems including stream flow for design of structures and channels, flood warning, flood plain mapping, low-flow characteristics. Hydraulic analysis applied to design of dams, reservoirs, control structures, energy dissipation structures, bridges and culverts. Analysis of steady flow profiles, flood waves, and sediment transport, for design of natural and constructed channels, and protective works for rivers to achieve environmentally sustainable land use in watershed systems.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*3650

ENGG*4260 Water and Wastewater Treatment Design W(3-2). [0.75].

Application of design principles for a variety of water purification systems, including drinking water, municipal wastewater, industrial wastewater and agricultural wastewater. This involves the design of physical, chemical and biological unit operations, and evaluating the optimum combination to satisfy the given design constraints and criteria. The optimum designs integrate engineering science, basic science, economics, and occupational health and safety for the workers and the public.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3100, ENGG*3590

ENGG*4280 Digital Process Control Design W(3-2). [0.75].

Design, analysis synthesis and simulation of process control and automation systems. Automation hardware, process compensation techniques and P.I.D. controllers, design and dynamics of final control elements, computer control and the microprocessor.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3410

ENGG*4300 Food Processing Engineering Design F(3-2). [0.75].

Formulation of mathematical models to describe food processing operations and the response of foods to such operations. Process evaluation, development and computer-aided design of operations such as thermal processes and food freezing. The influence of water activity and structure on the enzymatic, cellular, organic and structural systems of foods. The properties of powders and particulate foods and mechanical operations with solid foods.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3260, FOOD*2150

ENGG*4330 Air Pollution Control F(3-2). [0.75].

Analysis and design of atmospheric pollution control techniques. Techniques considered include both in-process solutions as well as conventional end-of-pipe treatments. Pollutants covered include gaseous, particulate, metals and trace organics.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3180, ENGG*3260

ENGG*4340 Solid and Hazardous Waste Management F(3-2). [0.50].

Solid waste generation rates and waste composition. Integrated waste management: collection, recovery, reuse, recycling, energy-from-waste, and landfilling. Biological treatment of the organic waste fraction - direct land application, composting, anaerobic digestion. Environmental impact of waste management and sustainable development. Cross media issues related to solid waste disposal. An introduction to hazardous waste management and treatment methods.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2560, ENGG*2660

ENGG*4360 Soil-Water Conservation Systems Design F(3-2). [0.75].

Properties of soils and land use governing the occurance and magnitude of overland flow, soil erosion, infiltration, percolation of soil water, and variations in soil water storage. Design of soil and water management systems and structures to control soil erosion and protect water quality for environmentally and economically sustainable land use planning. Design of surface and subsurface drainage system for rural land. Design of sprinkler and trickle irrigation systems.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*3650, ENGG*3670

ENGG*4370 Urban Water Systems Design F(3-2). [0.75].

Estimation of water quantity and quality needed for urban water supply and drainage. Design of water supply, pumping systems, pipe networks and distributed storage reservoirs from analysis of steady and transient, pressurized and free surface flow. Rates of generation of flows and pollutants to sanitary and storm sewers, design of buried pipe and open channel drainage systems with structures for flow and pollution control. Modelling of water systems for sustainable urban development.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2230, ENGG*3650

ENGG*4380 Bioreactor Design F(3-2). [0.75].

Modelling and design of batch and continuous bioreactors based on biological growth kinetics and mass balances. Gas-liquid mass transfer for aeration and agitation instrumentation and control.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3160

ENGG*4390 Bio-instrumentation Design F(3-2). [0.75].

Theory and selection criteria of devices used in measurements in biological systems; design of complete measurement systems including transducers, signal conditioning and recording components; error analysis. Differences between measurements in biological and physical systems.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3450

ENGG*4400 Biomechanical Engineering Design F(3-2). [0.75].

Concept development, design, modeling, manufacture and testing of medical implants and tools. This course will investigate the biomechanical factors influencing design, regulatory issues, current development trends, and the possible future of medical implant technology.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*2120, ENGG*3170

ENGG*4420 Real-time Systems Design F(3-3). [0.75].

Hard versus soft real-time systems. Real-time issues in computer architecture. Clocks and timing issues. Correctness and predictability. Structuring and describing real-time software. Clock Synchronization. Real-time objects and atomicity. Validation of timing constraints. Formal Real-time systems design and analysis techniques: process-based, event-based, and Petri Nets. Resource management and control. Real-time scheduling and task allocation (Uni-processor and Multi-processor). Design for dependability, reliability and fault tolerance. Real-time programming using ADA. Survey of Real-time operating systems. Scenarios of real-time systems.

Prerequisite(s): CIS*3110

ENGG*4430 Neuro-Fuzzy and Soft Computing Systems W(3-0). [0.50].

Introduction to Fuzzy systems; Fuzzy Sets; Fuzzy Rules and Fuzzy Reasoning; Fuzzy Inference Systems; Fuzzy Control; Introduction to Neural and Automata Networks; Neural Network Paradigms; Supervised Learning Neural Networks, Learning from Reinforcement, Unsupervised Learning and Other Neural Networks; Neurocontrol; System Identification; Controller Training, Robust Neurocontrol; Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference Systems, Coactive Neuro-Fuzzy Modeling; Reinforcement Learning Control, Gradient-Free Optimization, Feedback Linearization and Sliding Control; Applications: Quality Assurance, Decision Aid Systems, Automatic Character Recognition, Inverse Kinematics Problems, Automobile MPG (Miles Per Gallon) Prediction, System Identification, Channel Equalization, Adaptive Noise Cancellation, Process Control.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3410

Co-requisite(s): ENGG*4280

ENGG*4450 Large-Scale Software Architecture Engineering F(3-2). [0.50].

This course introduces the students to the analysis, synthesis and design of large-scale software systems at the architectural level. This is in contrast to the algorithmic and data structure viewpoint of most software systems. Large-scale software systems are complex, execute on many processors, under different operating systems, use a particular or many language(s) of implementation, and typically rely on system layers, network connectivity, messaging and data management and hardware interfacing. The material covered includes architectural styles, case studies, architectural design techniques, formal models, specifications and architectural design tools. The laboratory sessions will expose the students to analyzing and redesigning an existing large-scale software system.

Prerequisite(s): CIS*2420, ENGG*2100, ENGG*3380

ENGG*4460 Robotic Systems F(3-3). [0.50].

This course covers robot technology fundamentals, mathematical representation of kinematics, planning and execution of robot trajectories, introduction to robot languages, programming of robotic systems, different application domains for robots (e.g. assembly, manufacturing, medical, services, etc.), and robot sensors. The goal of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive background, approaches and skills to apply robotics technology to real world engineering applications and problems.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*1500, ENGG*3410

ENGG*4660 Medical Image Processing W(3-2). [0.50].

This course covers the fundamentals of medical imaging from both the processing of digital images and the physics of image formation. Image processing topics covered include: fundamentals of resolution and quantization; linear systems as applied to multi-dimensional continuous and discrete systems including the relationship between the point spread functions and modulation transfer function; point operations such as contrast enhancement, histogram equalization, and H and D curves, geometric operations for distortion correction, including interpolation methods; linear filtreing in both the spatial and spatial-frequency domains; and image restoration and inverse filtering. The physics of the following imaging modalities with emphasis on the parameters which effect image quality will be covered:x-ray radiology, MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.

Prerequisite(s): ENGG*3390

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Last revision: October 18, 2001 (Section IX December 01, 2001; format revision November 20, 2001).

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