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Courses - Fall 2016
ENME
Engineering, Mechanical Department Site
ENME201
Careers in Mechanical Engineering
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
The Mechanical Engineering Curriculum, Career Paths. Research areas in the Mechanical Engineering Department. The Mechanical Engineering Profession.
ENME208
(Perm Req)
ENME272
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Computer Aided Design
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES100; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH141.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENME 414 or ENME272.
Fundamentals of CAD, using solid modeling packages (Pro/E, SolidWorks, and Autodesk Inventor). Two and three dimensional drawing. Dimensioning and specifications. Introduction of CAD based analysis tools. Students will complete a design project.
ENME331
(Perm Req)
Fluid Mechanics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES232 and ENES221.
Also offered as: BIOE331.
Credit only granted for: BIOE331 or ENME331.
Principles of fluid mechanics. Mass, momentum and energy conservation. Hydrostatics. Control volume analysis. Internal and external flow. Boundary layers. Modern measurement techniques. Computer analysis. Laboratory experiments.
ENME332
(Perm Req)
Transfer Processes
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME331.
The principles of heat transfer. Conduction in solids. Convection. Radiation. Modern measurement techniques. Computer analysis.
ENME350
(Perm Req)
Electronics and Instrumentation I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: PHYS271 and PHYS270.
Modern instrumentation. Basic circuit design, standard microelectronic circuits. Digital data acquisition and control. Signal conditioning. Instrumentation interfacing. Designing and testing of analog circuits. Laboratory experiments.
ENME351
(Perm Req)
Electronics and Instrumentation II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS271, ENME350, and PHYS270.
Continuation of ENME 350. Modern instrumentation. Basic circuit design, standard microelectronic circuits. Digital data acquisition and control. Signal conditioning. Instrumentation interfacing. Designing and testing of analog circuits. Laboratory experiments.
ENME361
(Perm Req)
Vibration, Controls and Optimization I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES220, ENES221, and MATH246; and (ENME271 or MATH206).
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Mechanical program.
Fundamentals of vibration, controls and optimization. Analysis and design in time, Laplace and frequency domains. Mathematical description of system response, system stability, control and optimization. Optimal design of mechanical systems.
ENME371
(Perm Req)
Product Engineering and Manufacturing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES221; and (ENME392 or STAT400).
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Mechanical program.
Business aspects of engineering product development. Relationship of design and manufacturing. Product specification. Statistical process control. Design team development. The development process.
ENME382
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Materials Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES100; and permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Corequisite: MATH241.
Recommended: PHYS261 and PHYS260.
Also offered as: ENMA300.
Credit only granted for: ENMA300 or ENME382.
Structure of materials, chemical composition, phase transformations, corrosion and mechanical properties of metals, ceramics, polymers and related materials. Materials selection in engineering applications.
ENME392
(Perm Req)
Statistical Methods for Product and Processes Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH241.
Integrated statistical methodology for the improvement of products and processes in terms of performance, quality and cost. Designed experimentation. Statistical process control. Software application. Laboratory activities.
Delivered via ITV.
ENME400
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in ENME361.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Design of mechanical elements and planar machines. Failure theories. Design of pressure vessels, joints, rotating elements, and transmission elements. Kinematic structures, graphical, analytical, and numerical analysis and synthesis of linkages, gear trains, and flywheels are covered.
ENME406
(Perm Req)
Roller Coaster Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME272; and ENME361.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Engineering of roller coasters. Specification. Concept creation. Structural design. Car design. Safety.Biomechanics and rider kinematics. Manufacturing aspects.
ENME408
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Engineering Design; Automotive Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENME416
(Perm Req)
Additive Manufacturing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME331. And ENME272; or ENME414.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of fundamental additive manufacturing, 3D printing approaches, including: extrusion-based deposition, stereolithography, powder bed-based melting, and inkjet-based deposition. Cultivate a design for-additive manufacturing skillset for CAD and CAM methodologies to produce successful 3D prints. Fabricate 3D mechanical objects using a variety of 3D printing technologies on campus. Execute a design project that demonstrates how additive manufacturing technologies can overcome critical limitations of traditional manufacturing processes.
ENME423
(Perm Req)
Modern Climate Control and Building Energy Design/Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES232.
Corequisite: ENME332.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Fundamentals and design calculations of heat and moisture transfer in buildings; evaluation of cooling, heating and power requirements of buildings; building energy consumption simulations, use of alternative energy and energy conservation measures in buildings; fundamentals of fans/pumps and air/water distribution in buildings; introduction to refrigeration and energy systems for data centers and other mission-critical facilities.
Delivered via ITV.
ENME426
(Perm Req)
Production Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Credit only granted for: BMGT385 or ENME426.
The basic concepts and models needed to understand and design manufacturing systems, including the history of manufacturing, performance measures, queuing systems, variability, production planning and scheduling, lean manufacturing, and pull production control.
ENME430
(Perm Req)
Fundamentals of Nuclear Reactor Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH246.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Fundamental aspects of nuclear physics and nuclear engineering, including nuclear interactions; various types of radiation and their effects on materials and humans; and basic reactor physics topics, including simplified theory of reactor critically.
ENME432
(Perm Req)
Reactor and Radiation Measurements Laboratory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME430 and MATH246.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Also offered as: ENNU440.
Credit only granted for: ENNU440 or ENME432.
Basics concepts of nuclear radiation and radiation detectors including types of radiation, radioactive decay, and interactions of radiation with matter.
ENME440
(Perm Req)
Applied Machine Learning for Engineering and Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME392; or permission of instructor.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENME440, ENME808E, or ENME743.
Learn how to apply techniques from Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to solve engineering problems and design new products or systems. Design and build a personal or research project that demonstrates how computational learning algorithms can solve difficult tasks in areas you are interested in. Master how to interpret and transfer state-of-the-art techniques from computer science to practical engineering situations and make smart implementation decisions.
ENME442
(Perm Req)
Information Security
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must have Senior standing in engineering; and permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Also offered as: ENRE684.
Credit only granted for: ENRE648J, ENME442, ENRE684, or ENPM808E.
The materials presented are divided into three major components: overview, detailed concepts and implementation techniques. The topics to be covered are: general security concerns and concepts from both a technical and management point of view, principles of security, architectures, access control and multi-level security, trojan horses, covert channels, trap doors, hardware security mechanism, security models, security kernels, formal specifications and verification, networks and distribution systems and risk analysis.
ENME444
(Perm Req)
Assistive Robotics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME351.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Fundamentals of assistive robots used in a wide varietyof ways to help humans with disabilities. Three application areas will be covered: (1) Rehabilitation robotics to recover motor function from neurologic injuries such as stroke, (2) Prosthetics to enable mobility function in amputees, and (3) Social robotics for cognitive impairment and developmental disorders such as autism. Theory behind different control systems employed by assistive robotics, as well as the mechanical design, sensors & actuators, and user interfaces behind representative robots in the respective areas. Guidelines for designing assistive robots. Ethical and regulatory considerations in the design of assistive robots.
ENME454
(Perm Req)
Vehicle Dynamics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: ENME361.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
The fundamentals of passenger vehicle and light truck design and vehicl dynamics are covered. The engineering principles associated with acceleration, braking, handling, ride quality, aerodynamics, and tire mechanics are discussed, as well as suspension and steering design.
ENME462
(Perm Req)
Vibrations, Controls, and Optimization II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME351 and ENME361.
Continuation of ENME 361. Fundamentals of vibration, controls, and optimization. Analysis and design in time, Laplace and frequency domains. Mathematical descriptions of system response, system stability, control and optimization. Optimal design of mechanical systems.
Delivered via ITV.
ENME466
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: ENME392, BMGT230, or STAT400; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
This course intends to provide in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and its Define - Mearsure - Analyze - Improve - Control (DMAIC) Breakthrough Improvement Strategy. The emphasis is placed on the DMAIC process which is reinforced via application of semester long corporate projects and case study analysis.
ENME467
(Perm Req)
Engineering for Social Change
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department; and junior standing or higher.
Critical analysis of issues at the intersection of engineering, philanthropy and social change. How engineering design, products and processes have impacted social change in the past and will do so in the future. Topics covered include energy, sustainability and climate change, autonomy, the digital future, low cost engineering, manufacturing, ethics and the impact of electronics on society. Faculty and external experts will engage with students on these topics. Students will award a significant amount of grant money to an organization involved in technology for social change
Also offered as ENES467. Credit granted for ENME467 or ENES467.
ENME470
(Perm Req)
Finite Element Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Senior standing; and permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Basic concepts of the theory of the finite element method. Applications in solid mechanics and heat transfer.
ENME472
(Perm Req)
Integrated Product and Process Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: CS
Prerequisite: ENME371.
Integration of product development with the development process. Design strategies. Product architecture. Design for manufacturing. Selection of materials. Design for assembly.
ENME473
(Perm Req)
Mechanical Design of Electronic Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Design considerations in the packaging of electronic systems. Production of circuit boards and design of electronic assemblies. Vibration, shock, fatigue and thermal considerations.
Delivered via ITV.
ENME483
(Perm Req)
Physics of Turbulent Flow
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME331.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Also offered as: ENME656.
Credit only granted for: ENME483 or ENME656.
Specific problems of turbulent flow including automobile and truck aerodynamics and canonical flows including pipes, jets and boundary layers that are measured and simulated to gain basic understanding of turbulence. A goal of the course is to impart the necessary background for students to be able to critically assess and most effectively employ the turbulent flow prediction codes (e.g. Fluent) that are a mainstay of how turbulence is analyzed in modern industries.
ENME486
(Perm Req)
Computational Modeling, Simulation, and Interactive Visualization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Senior standing; and permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Creation of interactive graphic displays from the numerical simulation of mechanical engineering models. Brief description of each model provided, along with varied parameters to explore models' characteristics. Conclusions drawn from use of each interactive graphic. Mathematica language introduced and interwoven with the numerical simulation of the models, which will include: robotics and mechanisms, static response of beams, control systems, measurement systems, fluid flow, vibrations, geometric modeling, finite element analysis, and nonlinear phenomena.
ENME488
(Perm Req)
Special Problems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Limited to mechanical engineering seniors.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME489
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME489F
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Dynamics of Atmospheric Flight
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME331.
ENME489G
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Manufacturing Processes and Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisites: Permission of department.
ENME489V
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Mechanical Contracting
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENME489X
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Energy Conversion Systems for Sustainability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES232.
ENME600
Engineering Design Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An introductory graduate level course in critical thinking about formal methods for design in Mechanical Engineering. Course participants gain background on these methods and the creative potential each offers to designers. Participants will formulate, present, and discuss their own opinions on the value and appropriate use of design materials for mechanical engineering.
ENME610
Engineering Optimization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Overview of applied single- and multi- objective optimization and decision making concepts and techniques with applications in engineering design and/or manufacturing problems. Topics include formulation examples, concepts, optimality conditions, unconstrained/constrained methods, and post-optimality sensitivity analysis. Students are expected to work on a semester-long real-world multi-objective engineering project.
ENME631
Advanced Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME332; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Theory of conduction and radiation. Diffused and directional, poly- and mono-chromatic sources. Quantitative optics. Radiation in enclosures. Participating media. Integrodifferential equations. Multidimensional, transient and steady-state conduction. Phase change. Coordinate system transformations.
ENME633
(Perm Req)
Molecular Thermodynamics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An examination of the interactions between molecules, which govern thermodynamics relevant to engineering, will be conducted. We will investigate both classical and statistical approaches to thermodynamics for understanding topics such as phase change, wetting of surfaces, chemical reactions, adsorption, and electrochemical processes. Statistical approaches and molecular simulation tools will be studied to understand how molecular analysis can be translated to macroscopic phenomena.
ENME640
Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed partial differential equations at the level of MATH 462; or permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Formerly: ENME651.
Equations governing the conservation of mass, momentum, vorticity and energy in fluid flows. Low Reynolds number flows. Boundary layers. The equations are illustrated by analyzing a number of simple flows. Emphasis is placed on physical understanding to facilitate the study of advanced topics in fluid mechanics.
ENME656
Physics of Turbulent Flow
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME640; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Definition of turbulence and its physical manifestations. Statistical methods and the transport equations for turbulence quantities. Laboratory measurement and computer simulation methods. Isotropic turbulence. Physics of turbulent shear flows.
ENME662
Linear Vibrations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Development of equations governing small oscillations and spatially continuous systems. Newton's equations, Hamilton's principle, and Lagrange's equations. Free and forced vibrations of mechanical systems. Modal analysis. Finite element discretization and reductions of continuous systems. Numerical methods. Random vibrations.
ENME670
Continuum Mechanics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Mechanics of deformable bodies, finite deformation and strain measures, kinematics of continua and global and local balance laws. Thermodynamics of continua, first and second laws. Introduction to constitutive theory for elastic solids, viscous fluids and memory dependent materials. Examples of exact solutions for linear and hyper elastic solids and Stokesian fluids.
ENME690
Mechanical Fundamentals of Electronic Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An understanding of the fundamental mechanical principles used in desig of electronic devices and their integration into electronic systems will be provided. Focus will be placed on the effect of materials compatibility, thermal stress, mechanical stress, and environmental exposure on product performance, durability and cost. Both electronic devices and package assemblies will be considered. Analysis of package assemblies to understand thermal and mechanical stress effects will be emphasized through student projects.
ENME701
Sustainable Energy Conversion and the Environment
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Recommended: ENME633.
Credit only granted for: ENME701, ENME706 or ENME808D.
Formerly: ENME706 and ENME808D.
Discussion of the major sources and end-uses of energy in our society with particular emphasis on renewable energy production and utilization. Introduces a range innovative technologies and discusses them in the context of the current energy infrastructure. Renewable sources such as wind and solar are discussed in detail. Particular attention is paid to the environmental impact of the various forms of energy.
ENME713
Nanoparticle Aerosol Dynamics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Permission of instructor.
Also offered as: CHEM608.
Credit only granted for: ENME713 or ENME808M.
Formerly: ENME808M.
Covers the basic science of nanoparticle formation, growth, and transport; the science and engineering of measurement; and the environmental impact and industrial use of nanoparticles.
For the Fall 2016 semester: Also offered as CHBE495, ENCH648Z, and CHEM608B. Credit granted for CHBE495, ENCH648Z, ENME713, or CHEM608B.
ENME722
Equilibrium Modeling in Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Also offered as: ENCE722.
Credit only granted for: ENCE722 or ENME722.
Provide motivation and introduction to equilibrium models involving economics and engineering. We will concentrate on models involving markets (Nash-Cournot, etc.), those wherein the activities are spatially diverse, those involving energy activities or traffic flow, as well as selected other examples in mechanical engineering. Areas that will be covered include:Review of relevant optimization theory, presentation of the mixed complementarity problem (MCP) and variational inequality problem (VIP) formats to solve equilibrium problems as well as introduction to existence and uniqueness results, review of relevant game theory notions, presentation of specific models for engineering-economic applications, presentations for algorithms to solve these equilibrium problems.
ENME737
Prognostics and Health Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: ENME737 or ENME808A.
Formerly: ENME808A.
Prognostics and health management (PHM) is an enabling discipline consisting of technologies and
ENME744
Additive Manufacturing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME272 and ENME331; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Also offered as: ENME416.
Credit only granted for: ENME 416 OR ENME 744.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of fundamental additive manufacturing-alternatively, "three-dimensional (3D) printing-approaches, including extrusion-based deposition, stereolithography, powder bed-based melting, and inkjet-based deposition. Cultivate a "design-for-additive manufacturing" skill set for combining computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) methodologies to produce successful 3D prints. Fabricate 3D mechanical objects using a variety of 3D printing technologies on campus. Execute a design project that demonstrates how additive manufacturing technologies can overcome critical limitations of traditional manufacturing processes.
ENME799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME808
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME808B
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Computational Methods in Science and Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME808E
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Applied Machine Learning for Engineering and Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME808N
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Nanomechanics
Credits: 2 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME808R
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Data-Driven Modeling and Estimation in Dynamical Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME808X
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Mathematical Foundations for Computer Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME808Z
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Analysis of Structural Elements
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.