Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Major Topics

Major Topics


A detailed list of course topics can be found in the course syllabus . A summary of the Major Topics covered in ENGR 0015 is as follows:


  • Introduction to University Computing system 
  • Internet Fundamentals 
  • Basic UNIX Commands 
  • HTML Programming 
  • Linear Algebra
  • Matrix Operations
  • Spreadsheet Fundamentals 
  • HTML Programming 
  • Working in Teams
  • Introduction to Engineering Problem Solving
  • Introduction to Technical Writing  


The course will be concerned with material that appears to fall within the realm of specific topics in engineering, our emphasis will be on introducing the art of problem solving using various computer tools to solve engineering problems, and the skills necessary to research and present a technical research paper.   We will also illustrate how engineering differs from science and mathematics. A detailed list of topics can be found in the course syllabus .