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Mechanical Engineering

ENME 110 (3.00)

Statics

The equilibrium of stationary bodies under the influence of various kinds of forces.Forces, moments, couples, equilibrium, trusses, frames and machines, centroids,moments of inertia, beams, friction and hydrostatics. Vector and scalar methods are used to solve problems.
   Course ID: 054187
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed PHYS121 with a grade of "C' or better or be concurrently enrolled in PHYS121 and you must have completed MATH151with a "C" or better.

ENME 110H (3.00)

Statics

The equilibrium of stationary bodies under the influence of various kinds of forces.Forces, moments, couples, equilibrium, trusses, frames and machines, centroids,moments of inertia, beams, friction and hydrostatics. Vector and scalar methods are used to solve problems.
   Course ID: 100502
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Laboratory
   Requirement Group: You must have completed MATH151 with a "C" or better.

ENME 204 (3.00)

Introduction to Engineering Design with CAD

Sophomores are introduced to engineering design using the science and tools (CAD) of prior courses. The course will cover design specifications, design analysis, performance predictions, design, changes, final design and operation specifications. Students will be required to make written and oral presentations and produce a design report.
   Course ID: 054189
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Attributes: Course Fee = $50.00, Writing Intensive
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENGL 100(or equivalent), ENES 101 and ENME220 all with a grade of "C' or better.

ENME 217 (3.00)

Engineering Thermodynamics

Properties, characteristics and fundamental equations of state of materials, work and heat transfer. First and second laws of thermodynamics, thermodynamic power and refrigeration cycles, gas/vapor mixtures and psychrometrics.
   Course ID: 054190
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME110 and MATH152 and PHYS121 all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 220 (3.00)

Mechanics of Materials

Distortion of engineering materials in relation to changes in stress or temperature. Geometry of internal strain and external displacement. Application to beams, columns, shafts, tanks and other structural machine, and vehicle members.
   Course ID: 054192
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENME 220H
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME110 and MATH152 and PHYS121 all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 220H (3.00)

Honors Mechanics Of Materials

Distortion of engineering materials in relation to changes in stress or temperature. Geometry of internal strain and external displacement. Application to beams, columns, shafts, tanks and other structural machine, and vehicle members.
   Course ID: 100119
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENME 220
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME110 and MATH152 and PHYS121 all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 221 (3.00)

Dynamics

Study of objects in motion. Objects are approximated first as particles and then as rigid bodies. In both cases, the kinematic relationships are derived first. Kinetics is studied from three perspectives: force-acceleration, work-energy and impulse-momentum.
   Course ID: 054193
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME110 and MATH152 and PHYS121 all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 301 (3.00)

The Structure and Properties of Engineering Materials

The nature and properties of engineering materials as related to their use in all phases of mechanical engineering will be studied. Materials covered include metals, ceramics and glasses, polymer and composites.
   Course ID: 054195
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENME 301H
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME220 and PHYS122 and CHEM102 and CHEM102L all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 301H (3.00)

Honors Structure and Properties of Engineering Materials

The nature and properties of engineering materials as related to their use in all phases of mechanical engineering will be studied. Materials covered include metals, ceramics and glasses, polymer and composites.
   Course ID: 100120
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Discussion, Lecture
   Course Equivalents: ENME 301
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME220 and PHYS122 and CHEM102 and CHEM102L all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 303 (3.00)

Topics in Engineering Mathematics

Introduction to programming using MATLAB. Elements of linear algebra and numerical solution of ordinary differential equations with application in engineering.
   Course ID: 054197
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed MATH225 and MATH 251 and ENME220 and ENME221 all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 304 (3.00)

Machine Design

In-depth design course that is a follow-up to ENME 204. The focus here is on designing machine components. Emphasis is on kinematics, working stresses, repeated loadings, fatigue and heating effects. The course requires completion of a design project and the use of such computational tools as CAD and engineering codes.
   Course ID: 054198
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Course Fee = $50.00
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME204 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 320 (3.00)

Fluid Mechanics

Fluid flow concepts and basic equations, effects of viscosity and compressibility, dimensional analysis and laws of similarity, flow through pipes and over-immersed bodies, and principles of flow measurement.
   Course ID: 054202
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME217 and ENME220 and ENME221 and MATH225 and MATH251 all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 321 (3.00)

Transfer Processes

Conduction by steady state and transient heat flow; laminar and turbulent flow; free and forced convection; radiation, evaporation and condensation of vapors; and transfer of mass, heat and momentum.
   Course ID: 054203
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME320 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 332H (3.00)

Solid Mechanics and Materials Laboratory - Honors

   Course ID: 054205
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME220 and ENME301 with a grade of "C" or better before you can take this course.

ENME 332L (3.00)

Solid Mechanics and Materials Laboratory

A laboratory course in testing mechanical properties of materials. Emphasis will be on experimental techniques in solid mechanics, strain gages, strain gage rosettes, photoelasticity, acoustic emissions, metallurgical and electron microscopy.
   Course ID: 054206
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Attributes: Course Fee = $50.00, Writing Intensive
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME220 and ENME301 with a grade of "C" or better before you can take this course.

ENME 360 (3.00)

Vibrations

Dynamic characteristics of machinery with emphasis on systems with single and multiple degrees of freedom.
   Course ID: 054209
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME220 and ENME221 and ENME303 and MATH225 all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 403 (3.00)

Automatic Controls.

Hydraulic, electrical, mechanical and pneumatic automatic control systems; open and closed loops; steady-state and transient operations; stability criteria; linear and non-linear systems; and Laplace transforms.
   Course ID: 054214
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME 360 and either CMPE306 or ENEE 302with a grade of "C"or better before you can take this course.

ENME 405 (3.00)

Energy Conversion Design.

Application of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and processes; design of engines, compressors, and heat exchangers; and energy and fuel-handling equipment.
   Course ID: 054216
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME321 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 408 (3.00)

Selected Topics in Engineering Design

Three lecture periods per week. Creativity and innovation in design, generalized performance analysis, reliability and optimization as applied to the design of components and engineering systems, use of computers in design, and design of multivariable systems. Note: May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits with permission of advisor and allowed multiple enrollment in term.
   Course ID: 054217
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Biomaterials, Space Tech & Design, Biomechanics, Elements of Aerospace, Macromech of Composites, Baja SAE Project, Satellite Design
   Requirement Group: You must have Senior standing in Mechanical Engineering and have a 2.0 or better GPA.

ENME 409 (3.00)

Mechanics of Deformable Solids

Introduction to the mechanics of engineering materials in three dimensions, concepts of stress and strain, generalized Hooke's law and equilibrium of solids. Modes of failure, including plasticity, stability,fatigue and fracture, will be treated.
   Course ID: 054218
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Elasticity Theory & App, Adv Mech. Of Materials, Deformable Solids, Mech Of Deformable Sol, Mechanics Of Materials
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME220 with a grade of "C" or better before you can take this course.

ENME 410 (3.00)

Operations Research I.

Applications of linear programming queuing model, theory of games and competitive models to engineering problems. Recommended Preparation: Senior standing in mechanical engineering.
   Course ID: 054219
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENME 412 (3.00)

Mechanical Design for Manufacturing and Production.

Physical properties of materials and review of fundamental principles of product design. Various classes of engineering materials are characterized. Types of manufacturing processes that can be applied to the production of the design are discussed.
   Course ID: 054221
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have Senior standing in Mechanical Engineering and have a 2.0 or better GPA.

ENME 416 (3.00)

Intermediate Thermodynamics

Application of the first and second laws of thermo-dynamics in the analysis of basic heat engines, air compression and vapor cycles, and heat sources in fossil fuels and nuclear fuels.
   Course ID: 054224
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME217 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 421 (3.00)

Advanced Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer

Introduction to analytical and numerical methods to solve heat transfer problems involving heat conduction and radiation processes. Recommended Preparation: ENME 321.
   Course ID: 100285
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENME321 with a grade of C or better

ENME 422 (3.00)

Heat Transfer in Biological Systems

This is a cross-listed course offered to upper level undergraduate students as a science elective, and regular graduate students. The course focuses on how heat transfer mechanisms and principles are applied to biological systems. It includes how to model heat transfer in tissue with blood perfusion, major experimental approaches for measuring thermal and physiological properties of tissue, as well as detailed description of various aspects of bioheat transfer analyses in hyperthermia treatment to kill tumor.
   Course ID: 054225
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must complete ENME321 with a grade of C or better

ENME 423 (3.00)

Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Design

Topics will include heating and cooling load calculations; psychrometrics applied to HVAC design, thermodynamics of refrigeration, space air diffusion, piping and duct flow analysis, introduction to solar energy and indoor air quality.
   Course ID: 054226
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME321 and have Senior standing in Mechanical Engineering with a 2.0 or better GPA.

ENME 425 (3.00)

Internal Combustion Engines

Fundamentals underlying the design and operation of internal combustion engines; aspects of fuels, lubricants, instrumentation, combustion and performance; and the causes and control of air pollution.
   Course ID: 054228
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME217 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 432L (2.00)

Fluids/Energy Laboratory

Measurement of fluid properties, fluid forces and observation of flow phenomenon; demonstration of flow measurement techniques; and measurement of heat-transfer properties: conduction, convection and radiation; and condensation and evaporation measurements.
   Course ID: 054230
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Attributes: Course Fee = $50.00, Writing Intensive
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME320 and ENME321 both with a grade of C or better.

ENME 442 (3.00)

Fluid Mechanics II

Hydrodynamics with engineering applications, stream function and velocity potential, conformal transformations, pressure distributions, circulation, numerical methods and analogies.
   Course ID: 054231
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: Must have completed ENME 320 with a grade of "C" or better and have Senior standing in Mechanical Engineering with a 2.0 or better GPA.

ENME 444 (3.00)

Mechanical Engineering Systems Design

Two lectures and two laboratory periods per week. Design of components that form a complete working system; engineering economics, performance-cost studies, optimization, engineering design practice through case studies; and legal and ethical responsibility of the designer.
   Course ID: 054232
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Attributes: Course Fee = $50.00
   Requirement Group: You must have completed all 300 level courses required in ENME with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 460 (3.00)

Kinematics and Mechanism Design

This course focuses on the kinematic analysis and mechanism design. Extensive kinematic concepts and theories including Gruebler's mobility analysis, Grashof criteria, kinematic analysis and kinematic synthesis will be covered. These kinematic fundamentals will be applied to solve a real-world mechanism design problem. Students are assigned both an individual analysis project and a team design project and required to complete a design realization and technical report.
   Course ID: 100282
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME303 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 461 (3.00)

Dynamics II

Linear and non-linear plane and three-dimensional motion, moving aces, LaGrange's equation, Hamilton's principle, nonlinear vibration, gyroscope and celestial mechanics.
   Course ID: 054235
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: Must have completed ENME360 with a grade of "C" or better and have Senior standing in Mechanical Engineering with a 2.0 or better GPA.

ENME 462 (3.00)

Introduction to Engineering Acoustics

Study of the physical behavior of sound waves. Introduction to terminology and instrumentation used in acoustics. Criteria for noise and vibration control. Some fundamentals underlying noise control and applications to ventilation systems, machine and shop quieting, office buildings jet noise, transportation systems and underwater sound.
   Course ID: 054236
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME303 and ENME320 and ENME360 and MATH225 all with a grade of C or better.

ENME 463 (3.00)

Mechanical Engineering Analysis

Mathematical modeling of physical situations. Solution of problems expressed by partial differential equations. Application of Fourier series and integrals. Laplace transformation; Bessel functions; Legrendrepolynomials; and complex problems in mechanical vibrations, heat transfer, fluid mechanics and automatic control theory. Recommended Preparation: MATH 225
   Course ID: 054237
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENME 464 (3.00)

Machine Design II

The study of stress and strain as applied to engineering problems, stress and strain from a three-dimensional point of view, theories of failure, residual stresses, dynamic loading, fatigue, environmental influence, temperature extremes and corrosive media. Case studies of design practices.
   Course ID: 054238
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME304 with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 465 (3.00)

Introductory Fracture Mechanics

An examination of the concepts of fracture in members with pre-existing flaws. Emphasis is primarily on the mechanics aspects with the development of the Griffith theory and the introduction of the stress intensity factor, K, associated with different types of cracks. Fracture phenomena are introduced together with critical values of the fracture toughness of materials. Testing procedures for characterizing materials together with applications of fracture mechanics to design are treated.
   Course ID: 054239
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have Senior standing in Mechanical Engineering and have a 2.0 or better GPA.

ENME 471 (3.00)

Computer Aided Finite Element Based Design

This course introduces the method of finite elements as a tool for mechanical design. The concepts of geometry descritization and function interpolation are used in formulating the linear finite element equations. Various types of elements and general guidelines of finite element modeling are presented. The one-dimensional model is fully formulated, and aspects of nondimensional finite element modeling are presented. During the two-hour weekly labs, students are introduced to several finite element packages, such as the I-DEAS, ABAQUS and in-house DENDRO softwares. Emphasis is placed on the use of Integrated Design and Analysis Software (IDEAS), which is required for the completion of term design projects.
   Course ID: 054241
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have Senior standing in Mechanical Engineering and have a 2.0 or better GPA.

ENME 472 (3.00)

Materials and Processes for Micro/Nanoscale Systems (MEMS)

A fundamental course presenting key topics in materials and processing for the design and manufacture of micro and nano scale systems often called microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). Students will focus on understanding materials and microfabrication technologies commonly employed in these small scale systems. Material properties, parameters and their relationship with microfabrication processes, length scale and applications are discussed with regards to elastic and inelastic deformation, fracture, residual stress, fatigue, creep, adhesion, and stiction. Case studies on devices for sensing and actuation applications will be addressed to connect the course topics. Recommended Preparation: ENME 301, ENME 220
   Course ID: 100286
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

ENME 473 (3.00)

Mechanical Design of Electronic Systems

Design considerations in the packaging of electronic systems. Production of circuitboards and design of electronic assemblies. Vibration, shock, fatigue and thermal considerations.
   Course ID: 054242
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME304 and ENME321 and ENME360 all with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 475 (3.00)

Robotics

Basic engineering principles in the design and analysis of robots. Industrial applications of robots, Kenematics, dynamics and control of robotic manipulators as well as grasping mechanics.
   Course ID: 054243
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME 360 and either CMPE306 or ENEE 302 and have senior standing in Mechanical Engineering with a 2.0 or better GPA

ENME 480 (3.00)

Engineering Experimentation.

One lecture and two laboratory periods a week. Theory of experimentation. Applications of the principles of measurement and instrumentation systems to laboratory experimentation. Experiments in fluid mechanics, solid mechanics and energy conversion. Selected experiments or assigned projects to emphasize planned procedure, analysis and communication of results, analogous systems and leadership. Recommended Preparation: Senior standing in mechanical engineering.
   Course ID: 054244
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture

ENME 482L (2.00)

Vibrations/Controls Laboratory

Methods and instrumentation for determining the vibration properties of mechanical systems. Various methods of spectral and modal analysis. Open- and closed-loop control experiments.
   Course ID: 054245
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory, Lecture
   Attributes: Course Fee = $50.00
   Requirement Group: You must have completed ENME360 and ENME403 both with a grade of "C" or better.

ENME 488 (3.00)

Special Problems

Advanced problems in mechanical engineering, with special emphasis on mathematical and experimental methods. Recommended Preparation: Permission of department chairman and senior standing in mechanical engineering.
   Course ID: 054246
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Independent Study
   Topics: Future of Aging Tech

ENME 489 (3.00)

Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering

Selected topics of current importance in mechanical engineering. Note: May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits with permission of student's advisor. Recommended Preparation: Senior standing and permission of department.
   Course ID: 054247
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
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   Requirement Group: You must have completed all 300 level ENME courses with a grade of "C" or better and have senior standing with a 2.0 or better GPA.