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General Technology (GENT)

College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology

2014-2015 Degree Requirement Sheets - click here for previous years

An asterisk (*) following the four-digit number indicates the course is approved for graduate credit. Graduate College

GENT 1153
Engineering Graphics.
Lab 2. Sketching, manual drafting and CAD generation of engineering drawings to ANSI standards. Interpreting typical industrial drawings. Students with two years high school or one year practical ANSI drafting/CAD may substitute an advanced course in mechanical engineering technology with consent of their advisers.

GENT 1223
Manufacturing Processes.
Lab 3. Basic methods and processes of fabrication with emphasis on manufacturing operations, metrology and conventional machining.

GENT 2323
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2123 or 2144 and PHYS 1114 or 2014. Forces acting on bodies at rest; forces, moments of force, distributed forces, reactions, free-body diagrams, friction, internal forces and moments of inertia. Applications.

GENT 2650
Technical Projects.
1-4 credits, max 4. Prerequisite(s): Completion of three semesters’ work in a technical institute curriculum. Special projects assigned by advisers with the approval of the director. A comprehensive written report must be prepared and an oral examination may also be required.

GENT 3123
Applied Analysis for Technology.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2133 or equivalent. Applications of elements of matrix algebra, ordinary differential equations, Fourier series, and infinite series to problems in engineering technology.

GENT 3323
Strength of Materials.
Prerequisite(s): GENT 2323 or ENSC 2113 and MATH 2123 or 2144. Stress and strain and their relation to loads. Axial, torsional and bending loads, beam deflection, columns and combined stresses. Applications emphasized.

GENT 3433
Basic Thermodynamics.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2123 or 2144 and PHYS 1114 or 2014. Basic scientific principles of energy and the behavior of substances as related to engines and systems. Gas laws, vapors and engine cycles.

GENT 4433
Heat Transfer.
Prerequisite(s): MATH 2123 or 2144 and PHYS 1114 or 2014. Conduction, convection, radiation, condensation and boiling heat transfer. Heat exchangers. Prediction of heat transfer rates. Retardation and enhancement of heat transfer.

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Academic Calendar

Fall 2014

Tuesday, September 30
Six week grades due from faculty

Friday, October 24
Students' Fall Break (No Classes)

Monday, November 3

Deadline to file diploma application (for name to appear in the fall commencement program)

Friday, November 7
W Drop/Withdraw Deadline (

Friday, November 21
W/F Withdraw Deadline (

Wednesday, November 26
First day of students' Thanksgiving break (No classes)

Thursday-Friday, November 27-28
University holiday

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Contact Information

Office of the Registrar
322 Student Union
Stillwater, OK 74078
(405) 744-6876
Fax (405) 744-8426

E-mail: registrar@okstate.edu
Office hours: M-F 8am-5pm

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