Mechanical Engineering (ME)

ME 502 Principles and Practices-ME2 Credit hours   
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ME 515 Vehicle Dynamics3 Credit hours   

Deals with ground vehicle stability and control. Contribution of tire lateral force, stiffness, and aligning torque to stability. Effects of suspension geometry, chassis stiffness, and roll stiffness.

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ME 520 Intro Comp Fluid Dynamic3 Credit hours   

This course covers governing equations, ordinary differential equations (ODEs), numerical integration; finite difference and finite volume methods for parabolic, ellipitic, hyperbolic partial differential equations (PDEs), numerical linear algebra; turbulence modeling.

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ME 530 Renewable Energy3 Credit hours   

Basic principles and technical details of various renewable energy technologies for the sustainable future. Process design, energy analysis, engineering economics and environmental assessment of renewable energy systems.

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ME 545 Nano-Materials3 Credit hours   

Covers fundamentals of nanomaterial and nanotechnology. Unique properties of nanomaterials. Synthesis methods of various nanomaterials. Nano and microfabrication techniques. Applications of nanomaterials in various technologies, environmental science, biotechnology and biomedicine.

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ME 560 Automation and Control3 Credit hours   

This course provides an overview of the principles of automation and concept of system control, including instrumentation, control, human interface, and communication subsystems.

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ME 601 Advanced Engr Analysis I3 Credit hours   

The core of this course is to learn advance analytical and computational methods to solve multi-dimensional conduction, convection-advection, mechanical vibration, and elasticity equations.

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ME 602 Advanced Engr Analysis II3 Credit hours   

This is the second course in a two-course sequence to learn advanced analytical and computational methods to solve multi-dimensional diffusion, heat, biharmonic, and elasticity equations.

Pre-req: ME 601.

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ME 604 Research Methods3 Credit hours   

Research methods in engineering conducting critical reviews of research literature, preparing pre-proposal, and initiating background research on a thesis topic. Student is expected to submit a thesis pre-proposal.

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ME 617 Additive Manufacturing3 Credit hours   

Additive manufacturing (AM), rapid prototyping, rapid tooling, joining processes, direct digital manufacturing to form 3D parts with applications ranging from prototyping to production in aerospace, defense, and biomedical industries.

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ME 621 Corrosion Engineering3 Credit hours   

Covers the causes and mechanisms of aqueous corrosion, electrochemistry and thermodynamicsof corrosion. Materials selection, design for minimization of corrosion, and corrosion protection. Case studies are discussed.

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ME 625 Tribology3 Credit hours   

Detailed coverage of the mechanisms of friction, material wear, and major lubrication techniques - liquids, solids, and gases - with traditional and modern applications. Coverage of micro/nanotribology, MEMS, and magnetic surface storage applications.

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ME 628 Applied Biomaterials3 Credit hours   

Covers the knowledge needed to select and design biomaterials used in medical devices with emphasis on metallic, ceramic, polymeric, and composite biomaterials. Explains the difference between materials science and materials engineering.

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ME 630 Manufacturing Systems3 Credit hours   

This course covers tool design and metal cutting theory, CAD/CAM, CIM, CNC m/c, CNC programming, fixture design, metal forming, gear manufacturing, non-tradtional machining, PLC, flexible manufacturing, robotics, rapid prototyping/tooling.

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ME 635 Advanced Vibrations3 Credit hours   

Modeling of vibratory motion of advanced mechanical and structural systems, including continuous systems, nonlinear systems and systems with random excitations.

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ME 640 System Modeling3 Credit hours   

Overview of system modeling and simulation of complex systems with mechanical, hydraulic, thermal and/or electrical elements. Frequency response analysis, stability, and numerical analysis of system modeling.

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ME 645 Nonlinear Dynamics3 Credit hours   

Nonlinear dynamical systems, including concepts of chaos, fractal and classic dynamics equations, one dimension systems, two dimension systems, phase plane, limit cycle, bifurcation, Lorenz equation, and fractals.

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ME 649 Sustainable Energy Management3 Credit hours   

Sustainable energy management, provides an overview of mechanical and control systems within buildings with sub-systems which possess a visible energy signature in terms of energy usage, inefficiency, and impact.

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ME 650 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

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ME 651 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

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ME 652 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

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ME 653 Special Topics1-4 Credit hours   

Subject matter to be selected from topics of current interest.

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ME 699 Thesis1-6 Credit hours   

This course covers the communication problems encountered in researching and writing a thesis: the scientific writing of a research paper, the speaking and presenting skills, and the organization skills.

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