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ME 666 Fluid Power Control (3 0 3)

Theory and design of hydraulic and pneumatic control systems and components, and their applications. Pressure-flow relationships for hydraulic and pneumatic valves. Valve [...]

10/07/2017

ME 664 Finite Element Method (3 0 3)

Discretization of the domain. Interpolation polynomials. Simplex, complex, and multiplex elements. Interpolation polynomials in terms of global and local coordinates. [...]

10/07/2017

ME 662 Fuel Cell Systems (3 0 3)

Basics of fuel cell engines and  electrochemistry in  various  mobile and stationary applications. Fuel cell energy converters and their subsystems. Design and [...]

07/07/2017

ME 656 Tribology (3 0 3)

Quality of contacting interfaces. Friction of dry surfaces. Factors affecting friction and theories of friction. The interface temperature and oxide formation during [...]

07/07/2017

ME 652 Advanced Combustion (3 0 3)

Chemical & physical process of combustion: ideal combustion, actual combustion, mass balance, energy of reaction, maximum adiabatic combustion temperature, chemical [...]

07/07/2017

ME 651 Advanced Vibrations (3 0 3)

Determination of equations of motion with Newton method, energy methods (Lagrange, Kane). Lumped-mass modeling. Free and forced vibrations of linear multi-degree of freedom [...]

07/07/2017

ME 630 Vehicle Dynamics (3 0 3)

Tire cornering force characteristics, understeer, oversteer. Four wheel steering. Roll axis. Articulated vehicle dynamics. Passive suspensions. Bounce, pitch and roll. Road [...]

07/07/2017

ME 628 Continuum Mechanics (3 0 3)

Fundamentals of the mechanics of continuous media. Specific topics include vector and tensor analysis; kinematics associated with finite deformation; the stress tensor; and [...]

07/07/2017

ME 622 Principles of Turbulence (3 0 3)

Methods of description and basic equations for turbulent flows. Isotropic and homogeneous turbulence, energy spectra, and correlations. Transition theory and experimental [...]

07/07/2017

ME 618 Compressile Flow (3 0 3)

One-dimensinal reversible and irreversible compressible fluid flow, including effects of variable area, friction, mass addition, heat addition, and normal shock; [...]

07/07/2017

ME 616 Viscous Flow (3 0 3)

The basic equations; derivation of the continuity equation, derivation of the equation of motion of an incompressible viscous fluid. Derivation of the energy equation. Exact [...]

07/07/2017

ME 608 Advanced Thermodynamics (3 0 3)

The first law of thermodynamics, pure substances, property relations, equations of state. The second law of thermodynamics, irreversibilities, Carnot corollarie. Entropy and [...]

07/07/2017

ME 574 Bearings and Lubrication (3 0 3)

The theoretical and physical aspects of lubrication: hydrostatic and hydrodynamic problems. Reynold’s differential equation for pressure distribution applied to slider [...]

07/07/2017

ME 560 Wind Power (3 0 3)

Fundamental concepts of  the conversion of wind power to mechanical power and electricity. Design of devices to harness the wind energy. Engineering, economic and social [...]

07/07/2017

ME 544 Pressure Vessel Design (3 0 3)

Theories in designing pressure vessels; analysis of circular plates; cylindrical and spherical shells; pressure vessel heads; pipe bends; and attachments. Consideration is [...]

07/07/2017

ME 542 Fracture Mechanics (3 0 3)

Griffith crack theory, stress analysis of cracks, design philosophy, energy approach, stress analysis approach, crack-tip plastic zone size estimation, plane-strain fracture [...]

07/07/2017

ME 540 Thermal Stresses (3 0 3)

Thermoelasticity; reduction of thermoelastic problems to constant tempature equivalents; fundamentals of heat transfer; and elastic and inelastic stress [...]

07/07/2017

ME 538 Composite Materials (3 0 3)

Physical properties and mechanical behavior of polymer, metal, ceramic, cementitious, cellulosic and biological composite systems; micro- and macro-mechanics; lamination and [...]

07/07/2017

ME 536 Advanced Robotics (3 0 3)

Robot applications. Robot classification. Object location. Kinematic equations:  Manipulator position and manipulator motion. Homogeneous transformations. Differential [...]

07/07/2017

ME 533 Kinematic Synthesis (3 0 3)

Kinematic synthesis in mechanical design. Algebraic and computational tools. The qualitative synthesis of kinematic chains. Function-generation of planar, spherical and [...]

07/07/2017

ME 530 Dynamics of Machinery (3 0 3)

Consideration of kinematics, constraints and Jacobians, linear and angular momentum and potential energy and conservative forces of mechanical systems. Application of [...]

07/07/2017

ME 525 Theory of Elasticity (3 0 3)

The theory of elasticity deals with the deformations of elastic solids and has a well developed mathematical basis. This course will deal with applied engineering aspects of [...]

07/07/2017

ME 524 Advanced Dynamics (3 0 3)

Coordinate systems and transformations. Euler angles. Relative angular velocity and acceleration relationships. Relative velocity and accelerations. Basics of Newtonian [...]

07/07/2017

ME 520 Gas Dynamics (3 0 3)

Physical phenomena of gas dynamics and mathematical methods and techniques needed for analysis. Dynamic and thermodynamic relations for common flow situations are described [...]

07/07/2017

ME 516 Advanced Fluid Mechanics (3 0 3)

Scalar, vector and tensor analysis. Definition of continuum. Lagrangian and Eulerian description of fluid motion. Transport theorem. Kinematics of fluid motion; streamline, [...]

07/07/2017

ME 514 Radiative Heat Transfer (3 0 3)

Fundamentals of thermal radiation, radiative properties of real surfaces, view factors, radiative exchange between gray, diffuse surfaces, radiative exchange between nonideal [...]

07/07/2017

ME 512 Convection Heat Transfer (3 0 3)

Basic principles and equations. Laminar flows; two-dimensional parallel flows, buoyancy driven flows, thermal boundary layers, fully developed heat transfer. Boundary layer [...]

07/07/2017