Mechanical Engineering

Name Title Credits School
MENG 501 Engineering Mechanics II (Dynamics) 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Basic concepts, fundamental laws: absolute and relative motion, work, energy, impulse momentum, Kinematics and kinetics of a particle, or rigid bodies. Central force motion. Impact. Advanced topics.

MENG 502 Strength of Materials 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Stress and deformation of solid-rods, beams, shafts, columns, tanks, and other structural, machine and vehicle members. Topics include stress and strain, axial loading, torsion, pure bending, analysis and design of beams for bending, transformation of stress and strain, etc.

MENG 503 Applied Thermodynamics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Review of dimensions, units, and fundamental concepts. Study of First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics. Application to fluid dynamic processes. Energy conversion cycles. Reversed cycles. Concept of exergetic analysis.

MENG 504 Introduction to Material Science 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
To introduce the basic principles underlying the behavior of materials. This course provides the scientific foundation for understanding of the relations among material properties, microstructure, and behavior of metals, polymers, and ceramics. Students will develop a vocabulary for the description of the empirical facts and theoretical ideas about the various levels of structure, from atoms, through defects in crystals, to larger scale morphology of practical engineering materials.

MENG 505 Vibrations and System Dynamics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Mathematical modeling and analysis of lumped dynamical systems with mechanical elements. Topics: time domain solution (with emphasis on one- and multi-degree-of-freedom vibration problems including free and forced vibrations), computer simulation, block diagram representation, numerical methods and frequency domain solutions.

MENG 506 Fluid Mechanics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences


MENG 507 Heat Transfer 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Basic concepts of heat transfer. Steady state conduction; unsteady state conduction, mathematical, graphical method of analysis. Principles of convection, dimensionless numbers, forced convection, natural convection. Radiation heat transfer. Heat exchangers.

MENG 508 Element Machine Design 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
General concepts of machine design, such as stress and strength, stress concentration fatigue, theories of failure, deflection in machine parts. Applications of the design process, including design of shafts, fasteners, couplings, gears, bearings, springs, screws, and other machine elements.

MENG 601 Advanced Engineering Mathematics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Infinite series, the Delta Function, Fourier integral, vectors, surfaces and volumes. Complex variables, linear spaces, the Eigenvalue problems. Partial differential equations. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 602 Computational Methods 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences


MENG 603 Advanced Thermodynamics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Properties of pure substance, basic definitions of thermodynamics terms. Ideal gas equation and other equations of state. First and second laws of thermodynamic efficiency, reversible work and irreversibility. Gas and vapor mixtures, chemical reactions and the combustion process. Chemical equilibrium, Gibbs phase rule and simultaneous reactions. Maxwell equations and generalized charts. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 604 Fluid Dynamics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction to fundamentals in fluid mechanics. Application of vector calculus and Tensor analysis to inviscid and viscous steady and unsteady flows. Derivation of Navier-Stokes equations, exact solutions, applications to flows involving very low Reynolds numbers, axially symmetric flows, boundary layer approximations and equations including pressure gradient effect. Integral methods of incompressible control, roughness effect on laminar turbulent boundary layers, wakes, jet mixing layers, three dimensional flows. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 605 Advanced Materials Science 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Thermodynamics of solids, equilibrium states of matter. Construction of free energy and phase diagrams. Diffusion. Physical properties of materials, including electrical conductivity, magnetic and optical properties. Applications to metallic, ceramic, polymer and composite materials. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 606 Advanced Dynamics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences


MENG 610 Heat Transfer I 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Conduction heat transfer. Derivation of descriptive heat condition equations in Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical coordinate systems. Steady state one-dimensional and two-dimensional conduction problems. Exact and approximate analytic solutions including separation of variables. Laplace transforms.Transient heat transfer including stepwise disturbances. Numerical methods for the solution of transient and two-dimensional conduction problems. Freezing and melting and transpiration cooling. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 613 Total Energy Systems and Design 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences


MENG 615 Turbo Machinery 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction and fluid mechanics of turbomachines. Dimensional analysis, surging, choking, similarity concept, wind tunnel and cascade of airfoils, loss mechanism, subsonic and supersonic cases, axial flow turbines, compressors, pumps, fans and performance prediction. Three-dimensional flows in axial-flow turbines, centrifugal pumps, fans and compressors, radial-flow turbines, instrumentation, displacement and mechanics and performance. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 616 Environmental Control 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Design of control systems for heating ventilating and air conditioning systems and total building system control. Localized automatic control systems: pneumatic, electrical, electronic, self-powered and hybrid systems. Centralized control and monitoring systems, computerized energy and building management systems, for optimal energy utilization. Energy management and control system functions, applications and design. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 618 Computational Fluid Mechanics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Governing equations of Fluid Mechanics, Equation transformations. Fundamentals of finite differences methods. Applications to wave, heat and Laplace equations. Difference representation of partial differential equations, irregular meshes. Numerical methods for inviscid flow equations and turbulent flow modeling. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 622 Biomechanics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction of the mechanical principles of living organisms, particularly their movement and structure. The course introduces the students to concepts of mechanics as they apply to dynamics of human motion. Topic include application of physical laws to human performance including, linear and angular motion, projectile motion, forces, impulse and momentum, luid mechanics, and tissue mechanics.

MENG 624 Advanced Propulsion 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Review of fluid mechanics principles including shock waves. Details of air-breathing propulsion including analysis of diffusers and nozzles, compressors and turbines, and combustion processes. Overall vehicle analysis treating turbojets, turbofans, turboprops, ramjets. Discussion of rocket performance. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 628 Advanced Aerodynamics 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Review of basic incompressible and compressible flows, introduction to oblique shock waves, Prendtl-Meyer flows. Detailed airfoil analyses including effects on life and drag of angle of attack, Reynolds number, compressibility. Three-dimensional considerations: qualitative discussion of down-wash and circulation, quantitative aspects of this type of flow. Boundary layer theory: simple ideas, flat plate flows, calculation formulae.

MENG 631 Applied Elasticity 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences


MENG 633 Methods of Vibration Analysis 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences


MENG 634 Finite Element Analysis 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Potential energy, stiffness matrix and load vector, continuity, interpolations, numerical integration, two dimensional elements, triangular elements, rectangular elements, reduced integration, optimal sampling, plate bending elements, locking selectively reduced integration, hybrid stress model, steady state field problems, heat conduction, fluid flow. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 635 Advanced Mechanics of Materials and Composites 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Linear elastic materials, isotropic materials, anistropic materials, micromechancis, stress fields of dislocations, interactions among imperfections and defects, plasticity, strain hardening, creep and relaxation, fracture mechanics, stress concentrations, singularity, crack propagation, particulate composites, fibrous composites, laminated composites, stress analysis for isotropic and anistropic composites. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 638 Thermal Stresses 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Heat transfer from boundary layer to surface of structures. Analysis of distribution of temperature in structures. Calculation of thermal stresses and deformations in rods, curved beams and rings, plates and shells of revolution of isotropic as well as composite construction. Relative axial displacement of the edges of a shell of revolution with and without edge constraints. Buckling of rods, curved beams, rings plates and shells of revolution under the action of thermal stresses. Reduction in rigidity of structures in consequence of thermal buckling. Modern developments on thermal stresses and deformations of orthotropic layered shells of revolution. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 640 Feedback Control of Dynamical Systems 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course will introduce the fundamental principles of modeling, analysis, and control of dynamical systems. Topics include: Mathematical modeling of dynamical systems, including mechanical, electrical, fluid, and thermal systems. Laplace transform solution of differential equations. Transfer functions and system responses in time and frequency domain. Control systems design. State space based analysis and design of control systems. Computer simulation for modeling and control system design (Matlab/Simulink). Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 642 Sensors and Actuators 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction to principles, fabrication techniques, and applications of sensors and actuators. Introduction to the mechanical and electrical properties of materials commonly used in sensors and actuators. The microfabrication processes along with integration of MEMS with CMOS electronics. Fundamental principles and applications of important microsensors, actuation principles on micro-scale. BioMEMS and lab-on-a-chip devices.

MENG 648 Mechatronic Systems 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
An introduction to the design, modeling, analysis, and control of mechatronic systems (smart systems comprising mechanical, electrical, and software components). Fundamentals of the basic components needed for the design and control of mechatronic systems, including sensors, actuators, data acquisition systems, microprocessors, programmable logic controllers, and I/O systems, are covered. Hands-on experience in designing and building practical mechatronic systems are provided through integrated lab activities.

MENG 650 Medical Devices: An Embedded Systems Approach 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
The fundamentals of embedded systems design and implementation are introduced. The fundamentals include: specifications of microcontrollers, common hardware/software, performance analysis and optimization, CAD tools, hardware-description languages, FPGA design flows, and Low-power computing. This course will provide students with an overview of the latest advancements in research, design, development, and new applications of a wide variety of medical devices. A brief background on excitable cells, and neuromuscular system will be provided; hence, no biological background is needed. Examples of important medical devices, including pacemakers, cochlear implants, insulin pumps, and deep brain stimulators will be discussed.

MENG 661 Mechanical Engineering Thesis 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
The subject and outline must be approved by Chairperson of Mechanical Engineering department. The student may pursue analytical or experimental thesis. Work must be carried out under supervision of a faculty graduate school member. The thesis must show ability to handle the tools of scholarship and utilize approved methods of investigation; it must give evidence of thorough study of a special field and be an authoritative statement of knowledge obtained at first hand. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 662 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering 3.00 College of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course is devoted to the study of special topics. Work is carried out under supervision of a graduate school faculty member and must be approved by the chairperson of the Mechanical Engineering department. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3