Mechanical Engineering

Name Title Credits School
MENG 105 Engineering Graphics 1.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
An introduction to current graphic representations. Problems chosen to develop recognition and development skills in such areas as orthographics, pictorials, auxiliaries, sections, intersections and developments. Practical applications in screws and fasteners, welds, gears, cams, pipes, and electrical conventions. AUTOCAD applications.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-2-1

MENG 201 Engineering Programming 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course provides an introduction to computer programming and develops skills in problem solving, algorithm development, and programming using software such as MATLAB. Topics include data types and storage, expressions and statements, program flow control, arrays, and functions. Matrix and vector operations are also introduced.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-1-3

MENG 211 Engineering Mechanics I (Statics) 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Statics of particles; force in plane and space; equivalent systems of forces; equilibrium of rigid bodies in two and three dimensions; analysis of structures, friction; distributed forces; centroids, centers of gravity and moment of inertia; method of virtual work.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MATH 180 and PHYS 170

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 212 Engineering Mechanics II (Dynamics) 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Basic concepts, fundamental laws: absolute and relative motion, work, energy, impulse, momentum. Kinematic and kinetics of a particle, or rigid bodies. Central force motion. Impact. Advanced topics.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 211.

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: MATH 260.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 221 Strength of Materials 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Stresses and strains in members under the actions of axial and shearing forces, bending and twisting moments. Transformations of stress and strain; principal stresses. Combined stresses; pressure vessels. Deflection of beams. Statically indeterminate problems. Columns.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MATH 180 and MENG 211

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 2-2-3

MENG 240 Thermodynamics 3.00 School 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 exegetic analysis.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 107 and PHYS 225

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 270 Instrumentation and Measurement 1.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction to measuring techniques in mechanical engineering. Analysis of experimental data with emphasis on accuracy, errors, and uncertainty. Mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and optical instruments are used in the experiments performed, and their design, function, and limitations are studied.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: PHYS 170

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-1

MENG 310 Introduction to Materials Science 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introductory course to the science of materials. Review of atomic theory and atomic bonding. Structure of crystals and nature of crystal imperfections and atom movements. Discussion of phase diagrams, multiphase materials and equilibrium relationships.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: CHEM 107 or CHEM 110

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 320 Materials Mechanics Laboratory 1.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
This laboratory course should be regarded as a supplement to the theoretical studies of materials and mechanical properties of engineering materials. Important mechanical properties are defined and discussed. The operation and use of the testing equipment described, i.e., universal testing machines, hardness tester, torsion, impact and cyclic load tester. Deflection, deformation, and strain gauges. Low and high temperature testings. Metallographic laboratory techniques and nondestructive testing methods introduced.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 221 and MENG 310

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-1

MENG 321 Introduction to Computer Aided Design 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
General overview of how CAD operates in a modern mechanical engineering design environment. Introduction to major commercial CAD software (CATIA, Pro/E, Solidworks, NX, etc.) in relation to the production of two and three dimensional images of design concepts for machinery components. Introduction to finite element techniques for structural analysis. Includes hands-on experience in the use of CAD software packages for designing and analyzing mechanical components.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 105

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1-2-3

MENG 324 Vibrations and System Dynamics 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Mathematical modeling and analysis of lumped dynamic systems with mechanical elements. Topics: time domain solutions (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.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 201 or CSCI 125, MENG 212, MATH 320

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 340 Fluid Mechanics 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Fundamental fluid statics: manometry, forces on submerged surfaces, Archimedes' principle. Details of one-dimensional incompressible flow; conservation laws and application to flowing systems, cavitation, impulse-momentum problems, vanes. Pipe flows: laminar analyses, turbulent flows with emphasis on calculation of fluid properties. One-dimensional compressible flow; conservation laws, specialization to isentropic situations, nature of speed of sound. Applications including effects of area change, converging and diverging nozzles, choking phenomena, normal shock waves.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 240

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 343 Thermofluids Laboratory 1.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction to basic instrumentation. Experiments involving pressure, velocity, temperature and viscosity measurements, determination of thermal properties of solids, liquids and gases. Calorimetry. Steam turbogenerator, reversed refrigeration cycles. Tests involving internal combustion engines, wind tunnel testing. Basic experiments in hydraulics.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 240 and MENG 340

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-1

MENG 344 Micro/nanotechnology Laboratory 1.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
The goal of this laboratory course is to provide the students the background to comprehend the existing technology to fabricate microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and nano-devices and their applications. Students will become familiar with the principles and applications of various generic microfabrication techniques, MEMS, and microfluidics. Students are expected to gain an understanding of the processing techniques, and how they are applied to device fabrication. This course provides students a unique opportunity to test micro/nano-devices, using modern techniques and technology.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 1 - 2 - 1

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MENG 346 Energy Conversion 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Starting with basic principles of energy conversion, the vast area of modern energy technology is covered. Fossil, nuclear, solar, and geothermal energy resources and current and solar, and geothermal energy resources and current and future methods of energy conversion are analyzed. State of the art and present research areas reviewed. Technical and economic feasibility of processes, equipment, and plants is analyzed.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 240

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

MENG 349 Heat Transfer 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Basic concepts: Steady-state conduction; unsteady-state heat conduction; mathematical, graphical empirical and numerical methods of analysis. Principles of convection, numerical methods of analysis. Principles of convection, dimensionless numbers. Forced convection. Natural convection. Radiation heat transfer. Heat exchangers.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MATH 320 and MENG 240

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 370 Machine Design 3.00 School 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 deflection in machine parts. Applications of the design process, including design of shafts, fasteners, couplings, gears, bearings, springs, screws, and other machine elements.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 221

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 2-2-3

MENG 413 Mechatronics 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Review of classical mechanics and electromagnetics . Analysis of electric and electromechanical components and systems. Principles and fabrication of Microsystems including systems. Principles and fabrication of Microsystems including microsensors and actuators. Control of mechatronic systems. Passive and active vibration compensation. Integration of microprocessors for embedded application.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 420 Modern Manufacturing 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
This course introduces the modem manufacturing processes and systems. Topics include manufacturing processes, rapid prototyping, computer-integrated manufacturing, digital manufacturing, and emerging manufacturing technologies such as additive manufacturing and micro/nano fabrication.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

MENG 430 Introduction to Finite Element Analysis 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Introduction to the fundamentals of the finite element methods. Topics include, potential energy, stiffness matrix and load vector, continuity, interpolations, numerical integration, two dimensional elements, triangular elements, rectangular elements, reduced integration, optimal sampling, assembly, steady state field problems, heat conduction, elasticity, transient problems. Covers modeling, mathematical formulation, and computer implementation. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 211

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 434 Feedback Control 3.00 School 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 solutions 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; and computer simulation for modeling and control system design (Matlab/Simulink). Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-0-3

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 201, MENG 212, MATH 320

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 438 Engineering Analysis 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Numerical and analytical methods for the solution of engineering problems will be covered. In particular, applications to problems in heat transfer, fluid mechanics, applications to problems in heat transfer, fluid mechanics, flight vehicle design, and vibration theory will be discussed.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 201 or CSCI 125 and MATH 320

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

MENG 443 Energy System Analysis and Design 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Fundamentals of planning and design of thermal power plants. Detailed design and performance characteristics of power plant subsystems, i.e., turbines, steam condensers, feed water heaters, boiler plant pumps, steam generators, boiler fans, piping design, cooling water systems, water treatment. System analysis based on First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics toward optimization of power generation. Advanced (optimized) energy conversion cycles with energy/ energy flows. Students are required to complete a design project of a thermal power plant and submit a report with complete system analysis, heat balance diagrams, major system/ subsystem and piping drawing. Students will prepare proposals to design an entire Energy System. Classroom Hours- Laboratory and/or Studio Hours- Course Credits: 3-3-4

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 340, MENG 349

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

MENG 446 Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Analysis and design procedures of HVAC systems, accompanied by a design project which includes space heating and air conditioning.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 240 and MENG 340.

Corequisite Course(s): Co-requisite: MENG 349.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

MENG 470 Senior Mechanical Engineering Design 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
This is a course open to seniors which provides the major design experience as required by ABET. Students will work in multidisciplinary teams to design a system or component of a system. The course will deal with open-ended design investigations which allow the application of advanced engineering techniques to the analysis and synthesis of engineering systems or devices. Topics such as manufacturing processes, DFM, modern engineering materials reliability and liability, environmental friendliness, thermo-fluid machines and devices will be covered. The design will incorporate engineering standards and multiple realistic constraints such as its impact on society, health and safety, environmental considerations, sustainability, political, social and ethical considerations, literature and patent search, and project management. Weekly progress reports as well as a final oral and written presentation will be required.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4

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MENG 474 Special Topics I 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Topics of current interest in mechanical engineering involving project analysis and design are covered in the course.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

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MENG 478 Special Topics II 3.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Topics of current interest in mechanical engineering involving project analysis and design are covered. This course may serve as continuation of MENG 474.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-0-3

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MENG 483 Mechanical Engineering Workshop 1.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
A workshop designed to address deficiencies in transfer credit evaluation in areas such as design and computer applications in engineering and related courses. The course may be repeated.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-3-1

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MENG 486 Advanced Machine Design 4.00 School of Eng & Comp Sciences
Review of basic concepts, plus such considerations as impact loads, cumulative damage, reliability as a statistical concept, optimization, cost standardization, computer usage. In-depth treatment of such machine elements as clutches and brakes, special springs, roller bearings, gearing systems. Two open-end design projects, each combining various machine elements: conceptual design, feasibility, calculations, assembly drawing, detail drawings including dimensioning, fits and tolerance and parts lists. Students will prepare proposals to design a mechanical system that will draw significantly on the knowledge and skills acquired in previous coursework.

Prerequisite Course(s): Prerequisite: MENG 212 and MENG 370

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 3-3-4