
Electrical Engineering 


ELEC 470 Computer System Architecture W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 This course covers advanced topics in computer architecture with a quantitative perspective. Topics include: instruction set design; memory hierarchy design; instructionlevel parallelism (ILP), pipelining, superscalar processors, hardware multithreading; threadlevel parallelism (TLP), multiprocessors, cache coherency; clusters; introduction to sharedmemory and messagepassing parallel programming; datalevel parallelism (DLP), GPU architectures.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 11 Engineering Design 31
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 371 , ELEC 274 or CISC 221



ELEC 472 Artificial Intelligence and Interactive Systems W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.5 Tutorial: 0 Fundamental concepts and applications of intelligent and interactive system design, implementation, and testing. Topics include: problem formulation and experiment design, decision making and reasoning (search, logic, Bayesian reasoning), data acquisition, data preprocessing (denoising, missing data, source separation, feature extraction, feature selection, temporal alignment), supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and swarm intelligence.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 31 Engineering Design 11
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 278



ELEC 474 Machine Vision  NOT OFFERED 20182019 F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.5 Tutorial: 0 Image acquisition and representation, histogramming, spatial and frequencydomain filtering, edge detection, motion segmentation, color indexing, blob detection, interest operators, feature extraction, camera models and calibration, epipolar geometry and stereovision. The lab and assignments will emphasize practical examples of machine vision techniques to industrial and mechatronic applications.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 42 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 278 or CISC 235 EXCLUSION(S): CISC 457



ELEC 476 DELETED  Modelling and Systems Simulation W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Overview of techniques for the performance evaluation of computer systems and networks. Discrete event digital simulation of stochastic processes. Simulation methodology. Design of simulation experiments. Analysis and validation of simulation models and results. Operational analysis. Deleted 20162017
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 12 Engineering Design 30
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 326 or MTHE 351 (STAT 351)



ELEC 478 DELETED  Computer Networks II W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Introduction to communication networks design principles, data encoding, media access sublayer, local area networks, protocol analysis, mobile communication networks and network security. No
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 10 Engineering Design 26
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 326 or MTHE 351 (STAT 351), ELEC 373 or CISC 435



ELEC 483 Microwave and RF Circuits and Systems W  4.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.75 Tutorial: 0.75 This course introduces the analysis and design of microwave components and systems. Topics include: modeling of high frequency circuits; transmission lines; scattering parameters; impedance matching; passive microwave components; amplifiers, mixers and oscillators; noise in receivers; elemental antennas and simple and phased arrays; communication links  microwave land, cellular and satellite systems; performance and link budget analysis. The laboratory work is design oriented and implements the lecture material.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 27 Engineering Design 27
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 353 , ELEC 381 or ENPH 332 (PHYS 332)



ELEC 486 NOT OFFERED 20182019Fiber Optic Communications F  3.75 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.25 Tutorial: 0.5 This course introduces fundamental principles and applications of fiber optic communication systems. Topics include FabryPerot and distributed feedback semiconductor lasers, planar dielectric waveguides, propagation characteristics of singlemode optical fibers, pin and avalanche photodiodes, and digital receiver performance. Device technology and system design applications are considered.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 21 Engineering Design 24
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 381 or ENPH 332 (PHYS 332)



ELEC 490 Electrical Engineering Project FW  K7 Lecture: Yes Lab: Yes Tutorial: Yes Students work in groups of three on the design and implementation of electrical engineering projects, with the advice of faculty members. This course is intended to give students an opportunity to practice independent design and analysis. Each group is required to prepare an initial engineering proposal, regular progress reports, and a final report together with a formal seminar on the project and its results.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 21 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 63
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 323 , ELEC 324 , ELEC 326 , ELEC 353 , ELEC 371 , ELEC 381 , ELEC 390 , or permission of the department



ELEC 491 Advanced ECE Thesis I S  6 Lecture: 0 Lab: 6 Tutorial: 0 Students will be assigned individual Research Topics. Students must work under the supervision of a faculty member. Grade will be based on the progress in arriving at a solution to the assigned problem.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 54 Engineering Design 18
PREREQUISITE(S): Permission of Thesis Supervisor



ELEC 492 Advanced ECE Thesis II FW  6 Lecture: 0 Lab: 6 Tutorial: 0 The students continue working on their assigned problems in ELEC 491 under the supervision of the same faculty member. Upon completion of their thesis, students must give oral and written presentations. Grades will be based on the quality of the analysis of the problem, the proposed solution, and written and oral presentations. Demonstration of effective written and oral communications skills is required.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 54 Engineering Design 18
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 491



ELEC 497 Research Project FW/S  K3.5 Lecture: no Lab: no Tutorial: no The student works on a research project under the supervision of a faculty member. A research problem is formulated and the problem is contextualized within the discipline. The student does a current literature review, and explores in detail a solution to the research problem. Subject to Department approval.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 21 Engineering Design 21
EXCLUSION(S): ELEC 491



ELEC 498 Computer Engineering Project FW  K7 Lecture: Yes Lab: Yes Tutorial: Yes Students work in groups of three on the design and implementation of computer engineering projects, with the advice of faculty members. This course is intended to give students an opportunity to practice independent design and analysis. Each group is required to prepare an initial engineering proposal, regular progress reports, and a final report together with a formal seminar on the project and its results.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 21 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 63
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 326 , ELEC 371 , ELEC 374 , ELEC 377 , ELEC 390 , CMPE 223 (CISC 223) or CMPE 320 (CISC 320), or permission of the department

Engineering Chemistry 


ENCH 211 Main Group Chemistry F  4.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0 An introduction to chemistry of main group inorganic and organic compounds with the use of fundamental quantum mechanics, molecular orbital diagrams and Lewis structures to describe the structure and bonding. The stereochemistry and chirality of organic compounds, solidstate inorganic chemistry, and descriptive chemistry of compounds of the main group elements will be covered. The laboratory will introduce skills in inorganic and organic synthesis.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 54 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 131 , APSC 132



ENCH 212 Principles of Chemical Reactivity F  3.75 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.75 Tutorial: 0 An introduction to the kinetics and mechanisms of reactions in gaseous and condensed phases, including acidbase and nucleophilic substitution reactions at carbon and other main group centers. Other topics will include molecular dynamics and reactions in solution. The laboratory illustrates measurement techniques and develops laboratory skills
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 45 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 111 , APSC 112 , APSC 131 , APSC 132



ENCH 213 Introduction to Chemical Analysis F  4.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0 Introduction to analytical chemical methods and science. Topics include statistical analysis of data, titrations and equilibrium theory, spectrophotometry and instrumental elemental analysis.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 40 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 14 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 131 , APSC 132



ENCH 222 Methods of Structure Determination W  3.75 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.75 A survey of practical spectroscopic and spectrometric methods for the determination of the structures of organic and inorganic compounds. Methods will include nuclear magnetic resonance, electronic, infrared/ Raman spectroscopy, and mass spectrometry. Tutorials will involve solving compound structures using spectroscopic data, and include an introduction to computational methods in spectroscopy.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 45 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 211 (CHEM 211) or ENCH 212 (CHEM 212)



ENCH 245 Applied Organic Chemistry I W  4.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0 A survey of organic functional group reactivity from a mechanistic perspective, including substitution, addition, elimination, rearrangement and redox reactions; extensive use of examples from industrial process chemistry. The laboratory provides experience in organic synthesis, including the preparation, purification and characterization of organic compounds.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 38 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 16 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 211 (CHEM 211), ENCH 212 (CHEM 212) EXCLUSION(S): CHEM 223



ENCH 281 Deleted  General Organic Chemistry I F  4.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.75 Tutorial: 0.75 An introduction to the basic principles of organic chemistry with emphasis on bonding, stereochemistry, reaction intermediates and reaction mechanisms, and structurereactivity correlations. Intended for students in biological and life sciences. Students in chemistry or biochemistry programs should not enrol in this course. Also offered as a distance course. Consult Continuing and Distance Studies. COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 54 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 131 , APSC 132 EXCLUSION(S): ENCH 211 (CHEM 211), ENCH 212 (CHEM 212)



ENCH 311 Mechanistic Organic Chemistry F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Fundamental mechanistic concepts of organic reactions, structureactivity relationships, solvent effects and catalysis. Mechanistic aspects of substitution, addition, elimination and pericyclic reactions.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 42 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 245 (CHEM 245)



ENCH 312 Transition Metal Chemistry F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Introduction to the chemistry, bonding and structures of coordination compounds of the transition metals; transition metals in the solid state and in biological systems; industrial and environmental aspects of transition metal chemistry.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 42 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 211 (CHEM 211)



ENCH 313 Quantum Mechanics F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Elementary principles and applications of wave mechanics with special reference to molecular orbitals and chemical bonding.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 21 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 21 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): CHEE 210 , MTHE 225 (MATH 225)



ENCH 321 Instrumental Chemical Analysis W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Overview of instrumental methods of chemical analysis. Topics include gas and liquid chromatography, mass spectrometric detection, new separations methods, electrochemical analysis, inductively coupled plasmabased elemental analysis.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 213 (CHEM 213) EXCLUSION(S): ENSC 471



ENCH 322 The Chemical Bond: Computation and Spectroscopy W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 The application of quantum mechanics to the structures and internal motions of molecules. The foundations of electronic, vibrational, rotational and NMR spectroscopy will be discussed together with their applications.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 42 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 313



ENCH 323 Biological Chemistry W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Introduction to the chemical basis of biological systems and biomolecules; protein structure and synthesis, enzyme catalysis, nucleic acids (DNA, RNA), carbohydrates, membranes, cell signalling, biosynthetic and metabolic pathways.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): CHEE 342 or ENCH 345



ENCH 326 Environmental and Green Chemistry W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 The first part examines chemical contaminants in the atmosphere, water, soils and sediments, including sources, behaviour, transport, and distribution among these environments. The second part introduces Green chemistry, examining industrial sources of contaminants and the modification of industrial processes in order to minimize environmental impact.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 24 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 12 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 211 (CHEM 211), ENCH 212 (CHEM 212), ENCH 245



ENCH 345 NOT OFFERED 20182019  Applied Organic Chemistry II W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 A detailed study of organic reactions and processes of industrial and economic importance, with application of the principles developed in ENCH 245 (CHEM 245). Case studies involving process development in the pharmaceutical industry are used extensively. **Not offered in 20162017
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 24 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 12 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 245 or permission of the instructor



ENCH 397 Experimental Chemistry FW  7 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.5 Tutorial: 0 Laboratory course introducing modern experimental methods in chemistry, including synthesis, analytical instrumentation and computational methods. The integration of several methods will be emphasized in the synthesis and characterization of molecules.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 84 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): At least 6 units at the 200level in ENCH/CHEM or permission of the Department. COREQUISITE(S): At least 3 units at the 300level in ENCH/CHEM or permission of the Department.



ENCH 398 Experimental Chemistry I F  3.5 Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Tutorial: 0.5 Laboratory course. In consultation with the course coordinator, and subject to availability, students may select experiments as are relevant to their degree program including synthesis, analytical instrumentation and computational methods. The integration of several methods will be emphasized in the design and characterization of molecules.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 42 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): At least 6 units at the 200level in ENCH/CHEM or permission of the Department. COREQUISITE(S): At least 3 units at the 300level in ENCH/CHEM or permission of the Department.



ENCH 399 Experimental Chemistry II W  3.5 Lecture: 0 Lab: 3 Tutorial: 0.5 Laboratory course. In consultation with the course coordinator, and subject to availability, students may select experiments as are relevant to their degree program including synthesis, analytical instrumentation and computational methods. The integration of several methods will be emphasized in the design and characterization of molecules.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 42 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): At least 6 units at the 200level in ENCH/CHEM COREQUISITE(S): At least 3 units at the 300level in ENCH/CHEM



ENCH 411 Advanced Analytical Chemistry F  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 A discussion of recent advances in analytical chemistry and its applications to the environmental, materials and biomedical fields. At least four topics will be covered from sample preparation, separation methods, multidimensional chromatography, elemental spectroscopy, mass spectroscopy, and surface analysis methods. Additional topics will be selected from the current literature.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 321 (CHEM 321)



ENCH 412 NOT OFFERED 20182019  Statistical Mechanics W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 The fundamentals of statistical mechanics with applications to thermodynamic properties of gases, liquids and solids and to chemical equilibrium in dilute gases. **Not offered in 20162017
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 313 (CHEM 346)



ENCH 413 NOT OFFERED 20182019  Computational Chemistry W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 The application of quantum mechanics to chemical structures, energetics, internal motions of molecules, and chemical reactions. An introduction to the use of modern electronic structure software in chemistry.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 313



ENCH 414 NOT OFFERED 20182019  Catalysis F  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 An advanced treatment of the concepts and applications of catalysis, including the kinetics of catalysis and topics selected from the areas of homogeneous, heterogeneous, and biocatalysis. **Not offered in 20162017
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 245 and ENCH 312 (CHEM 312)



ENCH 415 Electrochemistry and Electrocatalysis F  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 The course covers concepts of equilibrium electrochemistry and examines the structure of the electrodesolution interface. It discusses the basics of electron transfer and derives electrochemical kinetics equations. It shows examples of several electrochemical reactions and overviews experimental methods used to study electrochemical phenomena.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): CHEE 210



ENCH 417 Research Project FW  9 Lecture: 0 Lab: 9 Tutorial: 0 In this course, projects will be assigned requiring design and synthesis in the solution of problems in engineering chemistry, using principles and concepts discussed in previous courses. Originality and innovation are encouraged. Students are required to significantly contribute to the design of original experiments, and independently analyze, interpret and communicate the results, both orally and in writing.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 53 Complementary Studies 27 Engineering Science 28 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 397 or ENCH 398 or ENCH 399



ENCH 421 Advanced Methods in Physical Chemistry F  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Modern spectroscopic methods for the structural and electronic characterization of molecules will be discussed, including: NMR, Xray and synchrontronbased spectroscopies, laser spectroscopy, surface spectroscopic methods, and scanning probe methods.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 313 (CHEM 313)



ENCH 422 Synthetic Organic Chemistry W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Modern synthetic methods in organic chemistry. Principles of strategy in planning organic syntheses based on simple classifications of reagents and reactions, and on the control of stereochemistry.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 42 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 345



ENCH 423 Topics in Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry F  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 An examination of aspects of modern inorganic and organometallic chemistry. Topics will include metalligand bonding in organometallic complexes, applications of organometallics in organic synthesis, metalmetal bonding in dinuclear and polynuclear metal complexes, and may include reaction mechanisms of transition metal complexes, bioinorganic chemistry and symmetry.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENCH 312 (CHEM 312)



ENCH 424 NOT OFFERED 20182019  Polymer Chemistry F  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Specific properties of polymers (glass transition, crystallinity, polydispersity, etc) and their dependence on macromolecular structure and isomerism. Polymer synthesis overview: step and chain polymerization (freeradical, ionic and insertion mechanisms) and reactions on polymers. Examples of polymers and their uses.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): CHEM 223 or ENCH 245



ENCH 425 SelfAssembly and Materials W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Four topics covering a range of selfassembled molecular systems will be discussed: monolayers and bilayers, block copolymers, nanoparticles, and liquid crystals. Material properties, synthetic methods and application of these systems in current and emerging technologies, including nanotechnologies, will be covered.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): CHEE 210 and ENCH 245 or CHEM 221 and CHEM 223

Engineering Physics 


ENPH 211 Applied Physics W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 This course stresses the creation of physical models for real systems. Applications of vibrational motion are developed and a basic description of the properties of elastic media given. The methods required to predict the performance of physical or engineering systems are demonstrated using examples drawn from various fields of science and engineering with emphasis on mechanics and vibrations, waves and optics.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 11 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 31 Engineering Design 0
COREQUISITE(S): ENPH 225



ENPH 213 Computational Engineering Physics W  4 Lecture: 2 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0.5 Introduction to the use of numerical methods in solving physics and engineering problems. A highlevel language appropriate for engineering, such as MATLAB, will be introduced and used throughout the course. Possible topics to be covered include numerical differentiation and integration, root finding and optimization problems, solution of linear systems of equations, finiteelement modelling, fast Fourier transforms and Monte Carlo simulations.
Academic Units: Mathematics 12 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 21 Engineering Design 15
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 142 , MTHE 227 (MATH 227), MTHE 237 (MATH 237), ENPH 242 (PHYS 242) COREQUISITE(S): ENPH 211 (PHYS 211), ENPH 225 (PHYS 225), ENPH 239 EXCLUSION(S): CMPE 271



ENPH 225 Mechanics W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Extension of classical mechanics and engineering applications. Plane dynamics, relative motion and forces in moving and accelerated reference frames. Introduction to general threedimensional motion of a rigid body, inertia tensor and steadystate precession. The laws of conservation of mass, momentum and energy.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 42 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 111 , APSC 112 , APSC 171 , APSC 172 , APSC 174



ENPH 239 Electricity and Magnetism W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 The experimental basis and mathematical description of electrostatics, magnetostatics and electromagnetic induction, together with a discussion of the properties of dielectrics and ferromagnetics, are presented. Both the integral and vector forms of Maxwell’s equations are deduced.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 17 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 25 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): MTHE 227 (MATH 227) or MTHE 280 (MATH 280); APSC 111 and APSC 112



ENPH 242 Relativity and Quanta F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Evidence for relativistic effects. Kinematics and dynamics in special relativity, Minkowski diagram, applications. Evidence for quanta, spectra, Bohr atom, quantum statistics. Descriptive nuclear physics, radioactivity, elementary particles.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 42 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 111 , APSC 112 EXCLUSION(S): PHYS 342



ENPH 251 Deleted  Engineering Physics Laboratory and Statistics FW  4.25 Lecture: 1 Lab: 3 Tutorial: 0.25 The demonstration of the basic techniques of the engineering physicist in the measurement of electric, magnetic, thermal and mechanical properties. The emphasis is on correct measurement techniques, treatment of results and the presentation of data. Error and uncertainties in experimental measurement, the propagation of errors. Probability and the Binomial, Poisson and Gaussian distribution functions, fitting of Poisson and Gaussian distributions to a sample population. Linear least squares fit, chisquared.  COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 8 Natural Sciences 8 Complementary Studies 6 Engineering Science 28 Engineering Design 0
COREQUISITE(S): ENPH 225 , ENPH 239 and ENPH 274 EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 252 (PHYS 252)



ENPH 252 Management of Experimental Data W  1.25 Lecture: 1 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.25 Error and uncertainties in experimental measurement, the propagation of errors. Probability and the Binomial, Poisson and Gaussian distribution functions, fitting of Poisson and Gaussian distributions to a sample population. Linear leastsquares fitting, chisquared. The graphical treatment and presentation of data; regression and power law analyses.
Academic Units: Mathematics 8 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 6 Engineering Design 0



ENPH 253 Engineering Physics Laboratory W  K3.5 Lecture: Yes Lab: Yes Tutorial: Yes The demonstration of the basic techniques of the engineering physicist in the measurement of electric, magnetic and mechanical properties. The emphasis is on correct measurement techniques, error analysis, treatment of results and the presentation of data.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 15 Complementary Studies 12 Engineering Science 15 PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 252 (PHYS 252) COREQUISITE(S): ENPH 211 , ENPH 225 , ENPH 239



ENPH 274 Deleted  Thermodynamics W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Thermodynamics applied to engineering systems. Ideal gas properties and real thermodynamic working substances. First law using control mass and control volume. Second law, entropy, Carnot cycle, power and refrigeration cycles. Reversible flow processes. Introduction to fluid mechanics and flow measurement.  COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 6 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 28 Engineering Design 8
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 111 , APSC 112 , APSC 171 , APSC 172 , APSC 174



ENPH 312 DELETED  Mathematical Methods in Physics FW  7 Lecture: 6 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 1 Methods of mathematics important for physicists. Functions of a complex variable, contour integration, partial differential equations, orthogonal functions, Green functions, Fourier series, Fourier and Laplace transforms, finite difference methods, numerical solution of ordinary and partial differential equations. Deleted 20162017
Academic Units: Mathematics 63 Natural Sciences 21 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): MTHE 227 (MATH 227), MTHE 237 (MATH 237), ENPH 211 (PHYS 211)



ENPH 316 Mathematical Methods in Physics I F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Methods of mathematics important for physicists. Complex arithmetic, series expansions and approximations of functions, Fourier series and transforms, vector spaces and eigenvalue problems, ordinary differential equations and Green’s functions.
Academic Units: Mathematics 31 Natural Sciences 11 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): MTHE 227 (MATH 221 or MATH 280), MTHE 237 (MATH 225 or MATH 231) EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 312 (PHYS 312), MTHE 338 (MATH 338), MTHE 334 (MATH 334), MTHE 335 (MATH 335)



ENPH 317 Mathematical Methods in Physics II W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 A continuation of PHYS 316. Partial differential equations, functions of a complex variable and contour integration, and special topics such as probability and statistics, group theory and nonlinear dynamics
Academic Units: Mathematics 31 Natural Sciences 11 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 316 (PHYS 316) EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 312 (PHYS 312), MTHE 338 (MATH 338), MTHE 334 (MATH 334), MTHE 335 (MATH 335)



ENPH 321 Advanced Mechanics W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 An introduction to the equations of mechanics using the Lagrange formalism and to the calculus of variations leading to Hamilton’s principle. The concepts developed in this course are applied to problems ranging from purely theoretical constructs to practical applications. Links to quantum mechanics and extensions to continuous systems are developed.
Academic Units: Mathematics 11 Natural Sciences 20 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 11 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 211 (PHYS 211), MTHE 226 (MATH 226) or MTHE 237 (MATH 237), MTHE 227 (MATH 227)



ENPH 332 Deleted  Electromagnetic Theory W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 An introduction to electromagnetic theory and some of its applications. Topics are: Maxwell’s equations, properties of waves in free space, dielectrics, conductors and ionized media, reflection and refraction at the surfaces of various media, radiation of electromagnetic waves, antennae, waveguides, and optical fibers.  COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 21 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 21 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 239 (PHYS 239) or PHYS 235 or ELEC 280 , MTHE 226 (MATH 226) or MTHE 235 (MATH 235) or MTHE



ENPH 333 Deleted  Electronics for Scientists and Engineers  The design of electronic circuits and systems, using commonly available devices and integrated circuits. The properties of linear circuits are discussed with particular reference to the applications of feedback; operational amplifiers are introduced as fundamental building blocks. Digital circuits are examined and the properties of the commonly available I.C. types are studied; their use in measurement, control and signal analysis is outlined. Laboratory work is closely linked with lectures and provides practical experience of the subjects covered in lectures.  COURSE DELETED 20142015
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 27 Engineering Design 27
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 210 or ELEC 221 EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 334 (PHYS 334)



ENPH 334 Electronics for Applied Scientists F  5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0.5 The design of electronic circuits and systems, using commonly available devices and integrated circuits. The properties of linear circuits are discussed with particular reference to the applications of feedback; operational amplifiers are introduced as fundamental building blocks. Digital circuits are examined and the properties of the commonly available I.C. types are studied; their use in measurement, control and signal analysis is outlined. Laboratory work is closely linked with lectures and provides practical experience of the subjects covered in lectures.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 27 Engineering Design 27
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 221 EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 333 (PHYS 333)



ENPH 336 Solid State Devices W  3.25 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.25 This course deals with the fundamental concepts of solid state materials and the principles of operation of modern electronic and optoelectronic devices. Topics in materials include crystal structure, energy bands, carrier processes and junctions. Topics in device operation include pn junction diodes, bipolar junction transistors, fieldeffect junction transistors, metaloxidesemiconductor fieldeffect transistors, and optoelectronic devices.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 18 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 21 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ELEC 252 , ELEC 280 or ENPH 239 (PHYS 239) EXCLUSION(S): PHYS 335



ENPH 344 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Matter waves. Postulates of wave mechanics. Stationary states and onedimensional potentials. Particle tunnelling and scattering states. Introduction to matrix mechanics and Dirac notation. Quantized angular momentum, and the H atom.
Academic Units: Mathematics 11 Natural Sciences 31 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): MTHE 237 (MATH 225 or MATH 231 OR MATHE 232), MTHE 227 (MATH 221 OR MATH 280), ENPH 242 (PHYS 242), ENPH 211 (PHYS 211) EXCLUSION(S): CHEM 313



ENPH 345 Quantum Physics of Atoms, Nuclei and Particles W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Spin. Addition of angular momentum. Many electron atoms and the periodic table. Introduction to perturbation theory and Fermi’s golden rule. Time dependent perturbations, including stimulated emission. Introduction to nuclear and particle physics.
Academic Units: Mathematics 11 Natural Sciences 20 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 11 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 344 (PHYS 344)



ENPH 351 Deleted  Engineering Physics Laboratory F  2 Lecture: 0 Lab: 2 Tutorial: 0 Selected experiments in electron physics, quantum physics, nuclear physics, optics, and heat illustrating the development of modern physics concepts. The laboratory work introduces advanced measurement techniques and includes an experimental project in modern physics with oral presentations.  COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 4 Complementary Studies 6 Engineering Science 4 Engineering Design 10
COREQUISITE(S): PHYS 342 or ENPH 344 (PHYS 344)



ENPH 352 Deleted  Measurement, Instrumentation and Experiment Design W  4 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1 Tutorial: 0 Methods of measurement of a wide range of quantities are discussed with particular reference to instrumentation and equipment used in current physics and engineering practice. The emphasis is on experiment and system design including the use of analog and digital signal processing methods for signal to noise enhancement. A major section of the course covers the use of nuclear and xray methods in applied physics. Current legislation related to health and safety is reviewed. An associated laboratory provides experience in modern instrumentation. COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 2 Engineering Science 22 Engineering Design 24
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 239 (PHYS 239) or PHYS 235, PHYS 342 or ENPH 344 (PHYS 344) COREQUISITE(S): PHYS 343 or ENPH 345



ENPH 353 Engineering Physics Laboratory II F  2.5 Lecture: 1 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0 Selected experiments in electron physics, quantum physics, nuclear physics and optics illustrating the development of modern physics concepts. The lectures cover methods of measurement of a wide range of quantities, with emphasis on instrumentation and equipment used in current physics and engineering practice. The laboratory work introduces advanced measurement techniques and important concepts in modern physics.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 8 Complementary Studies 8 Engineering Science 14 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 251 (PHYS 251) OR ENPH 253 COREQUISITE(S): ENPH 344 EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 351 (PHYS 351)





ENPH 372 Thermodynamics W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Temperature, equations of state, internal energy, first and second laws, entropy and response functions. Application to heat engines and refrigerators. Free energies, Legendre transformations, changes of phase. Introduction to the Boltzmann factor and statistical mechanics. First offering in winter 2013.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 31 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 11 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 242 (PHYS 242) EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 274 (PHYS 274)



ENPH 380 Deleted  Electrical and Optical Properties of Solids W  3.25 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.25 An introduction to the electrical and optical properties of insulators, semiconductors and metals. Introduction to FermiDirac statistics, crystal structures, band theory, and electron transport. The physics behind diodes, field effect and bipolar transistors, and other discrete devices.  COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 10 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 27 Engineering Design 2
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 239 (PHYS 239), ENPH 344 (PHYS 344)



ENPH 414 Introduction to General Relativity F  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Einstein’s theory of gravity is developed from fundamental principles to a level which enables the student to read some of the current literature. Includes an introduction to computer algebra, an essential element of a modern introduction to Einstein’s theory.
Academic Units: Mathematics 12 Natural Sciences 24 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 321 (PHYS 321), ENPH 316 (PHYS 316) and ENPH 317 (PHYS 317) or ENPH 312 (PHYS 312) or MTHE 338 (MATH 338)



ENPH 422 Deleted  Fluid Mechanics F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 A survey of the physics of fluids. The fundamental principles and the range of validity of the usual approximation methods are stressed. Topics include a study of incompressible flow, both laminar and turbulent, boundary layers, stratified flow and waves, with a brief introduction to gas dynamics, magnetohydrodynamics and plasma physics.  COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 18 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 24 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 225 (PHYS 225), MATH 436 or MTHE 338 (MATH 338)



ENPH 431 Electromagnetic Theory F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 An introduction to electromagnetic theory and some of its applications. Topics are: Maxwell’s equations, properties of waves in free space, dielectrics, conductors and ionized media, reflection and refraction at the surfaces of various media, radiation of electromagnetic waves, antennae, waveguides, and optical fibers.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 21 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 21 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): MTHE 226 (MATH 226) or MTHE 235 (MATH 235) or MTHE 237 (MATH 237), MTHE 227 (MATH 227), ENPH 239 (PHYS 239) EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 332 (PHYS 332), PHYS 432



ENPH 444 Advanced Quantum Physics W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Perturbation theory. Scattering theory. Addition of angular momentum. Special topics: Many electron systems. Path integral formulation of quantum mechanics. Entanglement and quantum computing.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 36 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 345 (PHYS 345)



ENPH 450 Deleted  Advanced Physics Laboratory and Project FW  8 Lecture: 0 Lab: 8 Tutorial: 0 This course provides advanced physics and engineering physics students with experience in a wide range of modern experimental techniques and the design of scientific or engineering apparatus. The course is evenly divided between group projects and set experiments. Experiments incorporate measurement and design in applied physics, solid state physics, low temperature physics, nuclear physics and optics. Students spend the winter term undertaking a large group design project demonstrating their knowledge of physics and engineering.  COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 8 Complementary Studies 6 Engineering Science 30 Engineering Design 52
PREREQUISITE(S): PHYS 343 or ENPH 345 (PHYS 345), PHYS 350 or ENPH 351 (PHYS 351)



ENPH 453 Advanced Physics Laboratory W  3.5 Lecture: 0 Lab: 3.5 Tutorial: 0 This course provides students in Engineering Physics with experience in a range of advanced experimental techniques and analysis. A balanced selection of experiments are performed from fields including nuclear physics, applied physics, solid state physics, low temperature physics, and optics.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 11 Complementary Studies 11 Engineering Science 20 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 344 (PHYS 344), ENPH 345 (PHYS 345), ENPH 351 (PHYS 351) or ENPH 353 EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 450 (PHYS 450), ENPH 453 (PHYS 453)



ENPH 454 Advanced Engineering Physics Design Project F  4.5 Lecture: 0 Lab: 4.5 Tutorial: 0 This course provides engineering physics students with a complete experience in advanced design and implementation. Working in groups, students undertake a large design project of their choice that reflects and further develops their knowledge of physics and engineering design. The students then build a prototype of their design to demonstrate the feasibility of project within the design constraints.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 14 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 40
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 354 EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 450 (PHYS 450)



ENPH 455 Engineering Physics Thesis FW  4 Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 4 Students will be assigned individual design topics of the type a practicing engineering physicist might expect to encounter. They must develop a solution under the supervision of a faculty member, and give oral and written presentations to an examining committee. Grades will be based on the quality of the analysis of the problem, the proposed solution, and the written and oral presentations. The demonstration of effective written and oral communications skills is required.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 12 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 36
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 351 (PHYS 351) OR ENPH 354



ENPH 456 Advanced Engineering Physics Thesis I S  2 Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 2 Students will be assigned individual research topics. Students must work under the supervision of a faculty member. Grade will be based on the progress in arriving at a solution to the assigned problem.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 14 Engineering Design 10
PREREQUISITE(S): Permission of supervisor



ENPH 457 Advanced Engineering Physics Thesis II FW  9 Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 9 Continuation of ENPH 456 . Upon completion of their thesis, students must give oral and written presentations to an examining committee. Grades will be based on the quality of the analysis of the problem, the proposed solution, and written and oral presentations. Demonstration of effective written and oral communications skills is required.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 28 Engineering Science 48 Engineering Design 32
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 456 EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 455



ENPH 460 Laser Optics W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Topics and applications in modern physical optics, culminating with the development of the laser and its current applications. Topics include: Gaussian beam propagation, optical resonators, Fourier optics, fiber optics, holography, lightmatter interaction using classical and semiclassical models, and the basic theory and types of lasers.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 21 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 21 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 239 (or PHYS 239), ENPH 344 (PHYS 344), or permission of the instructor COREQUISITE(S): ENPH 431 or permission of instructor



ENPH 472 Statistical Mechanics W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 Phase space, the ergodic hypothesis and ensemble theory. Canonical and grand canonical ensembles. Partition functions. Ideal quantum gases. Classical gases and the liquid vapour transition. Introduction to techniques for interacting systems, including Monte Carlo simulations.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 31 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 11 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 213 and ENPH 372 EXCLUSION(S): ENCH 412



ENPH 480 Solid State Physics F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 An introduction to the properties of insulators, semiconductors and metals. Topics include: crystal structure, Xray and neutron scattering, the reciprocal lattice, phonons, electronic energy bands, and the thermal, magnetic, optical and transport properties of solids.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 31 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 11 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 239 (PHYS 239), ENPH 345 (PHYS 345) EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 380 (PHYS 380), ENPH 481 (PHYS 481)



ENPH 481 Solid State Device Physics F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 A course in the physics underlying solid state electronic and optical devices. The course presents an introduction to the electrical and optical properties of insulators, semiconductors and metals, including crystal structure, band theory, and electron transport. This is applied to obtain a physical understanding of the physics governing the behaviour of diodes, field effect and bipolar transistors, and other discrete optical and electronic devices.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 12 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 30 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 239 (PHYS 239), ENPH 344 (PHYS 344) EXCLUSION(S): ENPH 336 (PHYS 336), ENPH 380 (PHYS 380), ENPH 480 (PHYS 480)



ENPH 483 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 An examination of the key ideas, techniques and technologies in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Emphasis will be placed on the physics involved, measurement techniques, and technological applications. Topics covered are selected from the following: electrical and optical properties of quantum dots, quantum wires and nanotubes; quantum information technology; mesoscopic electronics; nanostructures on surfaces; and scanningprobe and optical microscopy.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 12 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 30 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 344 (PHYS 344), ENPH 336 (PHYS 336) or ENPH 380 (PHYS 380) or ENPH 480 (PHYS 480) or ENPH 481



ENPH 487 Deleted  Surface Engineering and Analysis F  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 An outline of the fundamental concepts and applications of modern techniques for the production and analysis of surfaces and thin films. Topics include ultrahigh vacuum principles, surface thermodynamics and adsorption, electron and ion microscopy and spectroscopy, electron and xray diffraction, scanning probe microscopy, and growth of thin films by vapour deposition.  COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 8 Complementary Studies 2 Engineering Science 16 Engineering Design 10
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 344 (PHYS 344) or permission of the instructor



ENPH 490 Nuclear Physics F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Tutorial: 0.5 A systematic introduction to low energy nuclear physics for advanced physics students. Lecture topics are: nucleonnucleon forces, structure of nuclei, nuclear models, radioactivity, detection of nuclear radiation, electromagnetic, weak and strong interactions and an introduction to particle physics.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 42 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): ENPH 345 (PHYS 345)



ENPH 491 Physics of Nuclear Reactors F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 The fundamental physics associated with a nuclear reactor. Emphasis will be on the interaction of neutrons, reactor kinetics and calculations required in reactor design. Topics discussed include: brief review of basic nuclear physics, neutron interactions and crosssections, neutron diffusion, neutron moderation, theory of reactors, changes in reactivity, control of reactors.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 30 Engineering Design 12
PREREQUISITE(S): 3rd or 4th year standing in Engineering Physics



ENPH 495 Introduction to Medical Physics W  3 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0 Production and measurement of xrays and charged particles for radiation therapy and nuclear medicine, interactions of radiation with matter and biological materials, interaction coefficients and radiation dosimetry, radiation safety, physics of medical imaging with examples from nuclear medicine ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 9 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 27 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): 3rd or 4th year standing in Engineering Physics

Geological Engineering 


GEOE 107 Deleted  History of Life F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.5 Tutorial: 0 The history of life, from its inception four billion years ago to the present day, focusing on the interrelationship between organic evolution and global change. Coevolution of early life and the atmosphere; development of marine animals and their ecosystems; invasion of the land; dinosaurs and their world; mass extinctions; the Age of Mammals; and hominid evolution. Lectures plus four threehour laboratories. COURSE DELETED in 20122013
Academic Units:



GEOE 207 History of Life F  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.5 The history of life, from its inception four billion years ago to the present day, focusing on the interrelationship between organic evolution and global change throughout all key divisions of the Geological Time Scale used by Geological Engineers and Scientists. Coevolution of early life and the atmosphere; development of marine animals and their ecosystems; invasion of the land; dinosaurs and their world; mass extinctions; the Age of Mammals; and hominid evolution. Lectures plus four threehour laboratories.
Academic Units: Natural Sciences 42



GEOE 211 Deleted  Geological Engineering Field Methods F  4.5 Lecture: 2 Lab: 2.5 Tutorial: 0 A fieldbased course stressing methods used in geological engineering site investigation. Includes field characterization of engineering properties and behaviour of earth materials and their structures. Student teams conduct eight site investigations that address geological engineering problems. Two of these involve the design of an infrastructure improvement project, with geological considerations. Results are presented in weekly engineering reports illustrated with maps and sections.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 14 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 26 Engineering Design 14
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 151





GEOE 232 Mineralogy F  4.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0 Characterization of rock and soilforming silicate and nonsilicate minerals (their crystallography, optical and physical behaviour, and crystal chemistry). The structural, chemical and genetic aspects of the crystalline state as displayed by minerals are considered. Implications of mineral properties for the engineering behaviour of soils and rocks, and for human needs, are discussed.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 38 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 16 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 151



GEOE 235 Genesis and Characterization of Solid Earth Materials W  4 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1 Tutorial: 0 Macroscopic and microscopic characterization of igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks. Processes by which rocks are formed and transformed, and influence of genesis on shape, distribution, and rockmass character of rock bodies. Engineering implications and consequences of rockforming processes for mineral exploration and production, fossilfuel exploration and production, and engineering site investigation.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 28 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 20 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): GEOE 232 or permission of instructor



GEOE 238 Surficial Processes, Sedimentation and Stratigraphy W  4 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1 Tutorial: 0 An examination of the genetic link between surficial geological processes and the sedimentary record produced by these processes and environments. Topics include origin of sedimentary rocks and their sedimentary structures, depositional environments, stratigraphic successions and stratigraphic principles, with a focus on their application to sedimentary basins, hydrocarbon genesis and the interaction of natural processes with human society.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 30 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 18 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 151



GEOE 249 Geophysical Characterization of the Earth W  3.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 0.5 The application of physical principles to examine and characterize the Earth at all scales. The Earth’s physical properties and dynamic processes will be assessed and evaluated by integrating such topics as gravity, seismology, magnetism, geochronology, and heat flow, as related to scientific and engineering problems.
Academic Units: Mathematics 12 Natural Sciences 12 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 18 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 111 and APSC 151 and APSC 171 and APSC 172 , or permission of instructor



GEOE 262 Geological Aspects of Mineral Deposits W  3.75 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0.75 Tutorial: 0 The basic mineralogy and petrology of mineral deposits are examined. The formation and classification of mineral deposits, considering such aspects as tectonic setting, age, rock composition, geometry, and mineralogy are investigated. Emphasis is placed on the processes by which mineral deposits are formed and transformed, and their influence on mining and production. Laboratory work integrates geological information from the scale of hand samples to regional maps as tools to assist with mine design, estimation of ore grade and evaluation of issues related to ore processing.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 20 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 25 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 151 or equivalent EXCLUSION(S): GEOE 232 (GEOL 232),GEOE 235 (GEOL 235) GEOE 362 (GEOL 362)



GEOE 281 Earth Systems Engineering F  4 Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Tutorial: 1 Introduction to all of the integrated fields of Geological Engineering and the essence of engineering design in an earthsystems context. Focus is on geological engineering properties and processes and their impact on design, with a particular focus on scale dependency, natural variability and riskassessment. Introductory geotechnical engineering, applied geophysics, resource engineering and geoenvironmental engineering is highlighted with emphasis on site investigation and design related to mining, tunnelling, infrastructure development, naturalhazard mitigation and environmental remediation and resource exploration and management. A one day field trip is required
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 36 Engineering Design 12
PREREQUISITE(S): APSC 151 , or permission of the instructor COREQUISITE(S): GEOE 221 , or permission of the instructor



GEOE 282 NOT OFFERED THIS YEAR  Earth Systems Engineering II: Resources and Environment W  3.5 Lecture: 2 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0 An earthsystem engineering perspective on the nature and acquisition of energy, mineral and water resources, with particular emphasis on the environment considerations in their extraction, processing, and use. Criteria for designing resource exploration programmes are examined. Practical exercises, projects and seminars (team and individual) deal with these issues, and include the design of riskmanagement plans, environmental lifecycle assessments, sustainable systems, and orereserve estimations.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 12 Engineering Science 18 Engineering Design 12
PREREQUISITE(S): GEOE 232 and GEOE 221 , or permission of the instructor



GEOE 300 Geological Engineering Field School S  4 Lecture: 0.5 Lab: 3 Tutorial: 0.5 An intensive oneweek course taken immediately after final examinations in second year (see Sessional Dates). Teams of students design and implement a geological engineering field investigation program to produce and interpret geological field maps.
NOTE: The cost of accommodation, transportation and food will be borne by the student. Please consult the Departmental website for more information regarding estimated field trip costs.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 12 Engineering Science 24 Engineering Design 12
PREREQUISITE(S): GEOE 221 and GEOE 235 and GEOE 238 and GEOE 281 , or permission of instructor



GEOE 301 Field Studies in Geology F  1.5 Lecture: 0 Lab: 1.5 Tutorial: 0 A multiday field trip that uses stratigraphic, sedimentological, and paleontological data to interpret rock successions in a paleoenvironmental and tectonic context. Enrolment is limited. NOTE: The course runs during the week of Canadian Thanksgiving. Students are responsible for the cost of transportation, accommodation and food during the trip. Please see the Departmental web page for more information
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 18 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 0 Engineering Design 0
PREREQUISITE(S): GEOE 238 and permission of instructor COREQUISITE(S): GEOE 321 or GEOE 337 or GEOE 368



GEOE 310 Deleted  Geological Engineering Field School  An intensive twoweek course taken immediately after final examinations in second year. Teams of students apply geological field methods and geological engineering assessment techniques learned during second year, as the basis for an engineering assessment of overburden and bedrock for a suite of specific engineering design outcomes. These outcomes include mineral resource evaluation, mine design, geotechnical stability and environmental baseline assessment related to future engineering works. In addition the students are expected to optimize the design of their own site investigation program to maximize the practical value of information obtained. A final site investigation and engineering report, including design solutions for the aforementioned problems, is presented and defended. Field safety regulations and safe practice are emphasized. COURSE DELETED 20122013
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 15 Engineering Design 45
PREREQUISITE(S): GEOE 211 (GEOL 211) and GEOE 235 (GEOL 235), or permission of the instructor.



GEOE 313 Geomechanics and Engineering Geology W  4 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1 Tutorial: 0 Application of geomechanical principles to rock characterization and engineering analysis and design problems related to surface and underground construction and surface slope stability. Presentation and discussion of geomechanics theory and analysis tools with application to typical rock enginering problems and to case histories involving empirical, analytical and numerical solutions. Emphasis on the inherent variability of geomaterials at the lab and field scale and implications for design. A oneday field excursion may be included late in term.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 0 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 24 Engineering Design 24
PREREQUISITE(S): CIVL 340 and GEOE 300 and GEOE 321 and GEOE 359 , or permission of the instructor EXCLUSION(S):



GEOE 319 Applied Geophysics W  4.5 Lecture: 3 Lab: 1 Tutorial: 0.5 Geophysical tools and methods (including gravity, magnetic, electrical, and seismic) applied to engineering problems, including resource exploration and site investigation. Design of field programs using these methods including consideration of physical principles, instrumentation, field procedures and data interpretation.
Academic Units: Mathematics 0 Natural Sciences 16 Complementary Studies 0 Engineering Science 24 Engineering Design 14
PREREQUISITE(S): GEOE 249 , MTHE 232 or (MTHE 225 ), or permission of instructor COREQUISITE(S): GEOE 359


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