EGR 191: An Integrated Introduction to Engineering, Mathematics, Physics

Taken concurrently with EGR/MAT/PHY 192, this course offers an integrated presentation of the material from PHY 103 (General Physics: Mechanics and Thermodynamics) and MAT 201 (Multivariable Calculus) with an emphasis on applications to engineering. Physics topics include: mechanics with applications to fluid mechanics; wave phenomena; and thermodynamics.

Sample Reading List

"Physics for Scientists and Engineers" Vol 1 by Paul Tipler and Gene Mosca

Reading/Writing Assignments

Reading 20 pages from the listed textbooks.


  • Mid Term Exam - 15%
  • Final Exam - 25%
  • Quizzes - 15%
  • Lab Reports - 20%
  • Class/Precept Participation - 10%
  • Problem set(s) - 10%
  • Other (See Instructor) - 10%

Other Requirements

EGR 191, PHY 101, PHY 103, PHY 105, EGR 151 are considered equivalent courses and cannot be taken multiple times for credit. 

Students enroll in both EGR/MAT/PHY 191 and 192 concurrently in the fall semester. Term project will account for 10% of the final grade. 

Prerequisites and Restrictions

All first-year engineering students who have placement into multivariable calculus on the basis of a score of 5 on the BC calculus exam (or equivalent) are eligible to enroll. 

Open to Freshmen Only.