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Course Descriptions

ENR 161 - Computing with Excel and C

3 Credits

Students will be introduced to methods for solving a variety of engineering related problems using Microsoft Excel and C based programming. Microsoft Excel topics will include functions, graphing, matrices, linear regression, statistics, and root finding. Students will use RobotC to create programs that include a variety of data types, functions, loop and case structures, and test based interfaces. RobotC programs will include data analysis. The course will conclude with a design project using RobotC and LEGO Mindstorms robots. Students will prepare and deliver written and oral reports documenting their design process.

Prerequisite: MTH 165 with a grade of C or higher, or MCC Level 9 Mathematics placement or higher.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate proficiency in using a personal computer based spreadsheet program.
2. Use a spreadsheet program to analyze and solve engineering problems.
3. Apply C based programming language at a fundamental level.
4. Implement solutions to technical related problems using C based programming language, such as RobotC.
5. Implement a solution to a design problem using a robotics platform, such as RobotC.
6. Complete a well-written report.
7. Deliver an effective oral presentation.

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Fall Semester 2023