EPD - Recommended and Required Software

Many credit courses require specific software. This document contains a list of software that will be used and the courses it will be used for.

Most of the software programs listed are available for free to UW-Students, or low cost options are often provided within the course.  Students should wait to obtain software until they've read the course syllabus to ensure they have the correct software information for each particular course. For detailed information on accessing free downloadable and academic discounted software through UW, see EPD - Technologies - Software for EPD Online Students .

Software Required for All Programs

  • Office 2010 (or newer)

Software Recommended for All Programs

  • Acrobat Pro v10 (or newer)

Program-Specific Required Software

Master of Engineering Management (MEM)

Course NumberCourse NameSoftware
EPD 612 Technical Project ManagementProject Professional 2010 or Newer
EPD 470Engineering Problem Solving with ComputersMathworks Matlab
EPD 416Engineering Application of StatisticsMinitab

Master of Engineering Engine Systems (MEES)

Course NumberCourse Name Software
EPD 642Thermal Systems EngineeringEES
EPD 720 Engine Noise and VibrationMatlab
EPD 629Engine Systems and ControlMatlab and Simulink
EPD 626Engine Project ManagementProject Professional 2010 or newer
EPD 643Analysis of Trends in Engine
Legislative Drivers and Alternative Fuels
EPD 644Analysis of Trends in Engines
Powertrain Technologies and Manufacturing Constraints

Master of Engineering Sustainable Systems Engineering (SSE)

Course NumberCourse Name Software
EPD 690Sustainable MicrogridsHOMER
EPD 690Building Energy EfficiencyeQuest
EPD 367Renewable EnergyRETscreen
EPD 661Industrial Ecology- Sustainability Tools in ContextGaBl, ArcGIS, eQUEST

Engineering Data Analytics (MEDA)

Course NumberCourse NameSoftware
ISyE 412Industrial Data AnalyticsTableau
ME 759Introduction to Parallel Computing for Engineering ApplicationsEuler Supercomputer Account
CS 412Introduction to Numerical MethodsMatlab

Manufacturing Systems Engineering (MSE)

Course NumberCourse NameSoftware
ISyE 412Industrial Data AnalysticTableau
EPD 518Quality Engineering and Quality ManagementMinitab

Master of Science Electrical Engineering - Power Engineering

Master of Science Mechanical Engineering - Controls

Masters of Engineering Polymer Engineering and Science 

Capstone Certificate in Power Conversion and Control (PCC)

Course NumberCourse Name Software
ECE 411 Introduction to Electronic Drive SystemsMatlab
ECE 427Electric Power SystemsMatlab/Simulink
ECE 511 Theory and Control of Synchronous MachinesMatlab/Simulink
ECE 504 Electric Machines and Drive System Laboratory            
Matlab or C
ECE 711 Introduction to Electric Drive SystemsMatlab, Simulink, or Mathcad
ECE 713 Electromagnetic Design of AC Machinery 
ECE 714 Utility Applications of Power Electronics Mathcad or Matlab

Course NumberCourse Name Software
ME 446Automatic ControlsMatlab with Controls System Toolbox
ME 477 Computer Controls of MachinesMatlab with Simulink
ME 747Advanced Computer Control of Machines and ProcessesMatlab with Simulink
ME 573Computational Fluid DynamicsMatlab
ME 601 Physics-Based Modeling for Computer ControlMatlab and Graphics Software
ME 577Automtic Controls LabMatlab and C
ME 746Dynamics of Controlled SystemsMatlab and Graphics Software

Keywords:EPD, EES, Minitab, Matlab, MEM, MEES, SSE, MSE, MEDA,   Doc ID:54958
Owner:Paul M.Group:Engineering Professional Development - Department Resources
Created:2015-08-11 13:40 CDTUpdated:2021-03-23 13:37 CDT
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