SENG 112 Engineering Computational Tools


Computing Systems: Hardware/software components & organization, types of software,
types of computer languages and concepts for executing a program. Engineering problem-
solving methodology. Introduction to software tools for solving engineering problems,
spreadsheets for engineers – MS Excel for Windows. Technical use of MS Excel:
Characteristics of spreadsheets, Arithmetic operations, Common engineering functions and
operations, logic operations, plotting, and simple engineering applications. Introduction to
MATLAB for engineering problem-solving.