__Mechanical
Engineering ME__

**2333 Principles
of Thermodynamics I (3)** *Prereq.: grade of "C" or better in CHEM
1202, MATH 1552, and PHYS 2101; or equivalent. *Thermodynamic systems and
control volumes; physical properties, work and heat; first and second laws;
entropy; availability.

**2733 Materials of
Engineering (3)** *Prereq.: CHEM 1202 and credit or registration in
PHYS 2102*. Classification and study of engineering materials, their structure,
properties, and behavior; typical metals and alloys, plastics and rubber, and
ceramic materials; phase equilibria and manipulation of properties and behavior
by adjustment of composition and processing variables; responses of engineering
materials to stress and environmental variables.

**2833 Fluid Mechanics
I (3)** *Prereq.: CE 2450, ME 2333*. Statics and dynamics of continuum
liquids and gases; integral analysis, differential analysis, dimensional analysis,
and similarity of fluid flows; incompressible flows; internal viscous flows;
laboratory demonstrations.

**3103 Engineering
Mechanics, Statics, and Dynamics (3)** *Prereq.: junior standing;
PHYS 2101 and MATH 2057 or equivalent. Credit will not be given for both this
course and either CE 2450 or ME 3133*. Equilibrium, kinematics, and kinetics
of particles and rigid bodies in a plane.

**3133 Dynamics (3)**
*Prereq.: CE 2450 and MATH 1552. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. recitation*.
Vectorial treatment of kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies;
force, mass, acceleration; impulse and momentum; work and energy.

**3249, 3250 Engineering
Practice (1-3,1-3) Su** *Prereq.: consent of instructor. Pass-fail
grading. A minimum of 6 weeks of full-time employment by an industry participating
in the summer program. Same as ENGR 3049, 3050*. Selected engineering problems
in an industrial environment.

**3333 Thermodynamics
(3)** *Prereq.: PHYS 2101 and MATH 1552; or equivalent. Not open to
mechanical engineering majors*. Basic laws of thermodynamics, availability,
perfect gases and pure substances, fluid flow, and basic heat transfer.

**3342 Principles
of Thermodynamics II (2)** *Prereq: ME 2333*. Cycle analysis;
Clapeyron equation; volume expansivity, isothermal and adiabatic compressibility;
mixtures and solutions; chemical reactions.

**3602 Fundamentals
of Instrumentation (2)** *Prereq.: EE 3950 and 3951, or equivalent;
and proficiency in English as required by the College of Engineering. 1 hr.
lecture; 3 hrs. lab*. Basic measurements theory; instrumentation fundamentals;
analog and digital instrumentation.

**3701 Materials of
Engineering Laboratory (1)** *Prereq.: proficiency in English as required
by the College of Engineering; ME 2733. 3 hrs. lab*. Demonstrative and participative
experiments to develop better understanding of characteristics of metals, ceramics,
and plastics.

**3752 Material Selection
for Mechanical Engineers (2)** *Prereq.: credit or registration in
CE 3400; ME 3701 or equivalent*. Analysis of mechanical and other properties
of engineering materials required for material selection; advanced engineering
materials in mechanical engineering; applications and problems in processing
and shaping; materials in selected mechanical systems.

**3842 Fluid Mechanics
II (2)** *Prereq: ME 2833*. External viscous flows; compressible
flows; turbulence; turbomachinery; laboratory demonstrations and experiments.

**3903 Special Projects
for Undergraduates (3)** *Prereq.: 2.50 cumulative gpa with consent
of department. May be taken for a max. of 9 hrs. of credit*. Library research,
comprehensive design problems, and laboratory investigations.

**4133 Machine Design
I (3)** *Prereq.: CSC 2262 and ME 3133; or equivalent*. Kinematic
and dynamic analysis and synthesis of mechanisms.

**4143 Mechanical
Vibrations (3)** *Prereq.: CE 3400, MATH 2070, and ME 4133; or equivalent*.
Basic principles of oscillating systems; single and multiple degrees of freedom;
dynamic balancing; applications to mechanical systems.

**4153 Kinematic Synthesis
of Mechanisms (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 4133 or equivalent*. Three-dimensional
mechanisms; emphasis on computer solution methods.

**4163 Intermediate
Dynamics (3) F** *Prereq.: MATH 2070 and ME 3133*. Rotating reference
frames, rigid body kinetics in three dimensions, central force motion, variable
mass problems, and Lagrange's equations.

**4172 Theory and
Design of Mechanical Control Systems (2)** *Prereq.: MATH 2070, ME
3602, ME 4143*. Basic principles and concepts of linear feedback control
systems; stability analysis; root locus method; frequency response; compensation
techniques.

**4173 Vibration of
Discretized Systems (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 4143 or equivalent*.
Analysis of the oscillation of multi-degree of freedom systems using finite
difference, finite element, lumped parameter, and receptance techniques.

**4193 Vehicle Dynamics
(3)** *Prereq.: ME 4143*. Performance, handling, and ride modeling,
and design of ground vehicles; computer simulations of vehicle responses.

**4201 Mechanical
Engineering Design Laboratory (1)** *Prereq.: ME 3602 or equivalent;
and credit or registration in ME 4143. 3 hrs. lab*. Experiments involving
basic concepts in machine design.

**4202 Mechanical
Engineering Design II (2)** *Prereq.: ME 3752, 3342, 4232, 4433, and
credit or registration in ME 4172. 6 hrs. lab*. Principles from heat transfer,
thermodynamics, design, fluids, and materials courses utilized to complete the
project set forth in the preliminary design outline submitted in ME 4232.

**4232 Mechanical
Engineering Design I (2)** *Prereq.: ECON 2030, senior standing in
the College of Engineering, and credit or registration in ME 3342, 4252, 4433,
or equivalent*. Design project will be selected and approved (to be completed
in ME 4202); project feasibility study and outline of the design project will
be completed; topics from design philosophy, optimization, product reliability
and liability, economics, use of ASME codes, and professional ethics.

**4242 Machine Design
II: Strength and Material Considerations (2)** *Prereq: CE 3400*.
Design; three-dimensional stress analysis; deflection and stiffness; static
and dynamic loading.

**4252 Machine Design
III: Machine Component Design (2)** *Prereq: ME 4133 and 4242*.
Fasteners; welded joints; mechanical springs; rolling element bearings; gears;
shafts; clutches; breaks, couplings; belts and pulleys.

**4353 Advanced Engineering
Thermodynamics (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 3342 or equivalent*. Postulational
treatment of laws of thermodynamics; equilibrium and maximum entropy postulates;
development of formal relationships; principles and application to general systems.

**4383 Thermal System
Design (3)** *Prereq.: ECON 2030, ME 3342, and ME 4433*. Principles
and practices concerning the design and optimization of thermal systems.

**4433 Heat Transfer
(3)** *Prereq.: ME 2333 or 3333, MATH 2070, and ME 2833; or equivalent*.
Principles of heat transfer by conduction, radiation, and convection.

**4443 Introduction
to Combustion (3)** *Prereq.: ME 4433*. Basic principles of combustion
and their application in solving engineering problems.

**4453 Laser Methods
in Engineering (3)** *Prereq.: senior standing in the College of Engineering*.
Basic principles of lasers and their application to engineering problems.

**4533 Engineering
Use of Electronic Computers (3) F** *Prereq.: CSC 2262 or IE 2060
or equivalent; or graduate standing*. General rules of FORTRAN programming
with specific details applicable to campus machines; construction of FORTRAN
programs to solve mathematical problems common to all engineers; numerical methods
including solutions to linear and nonlinear differential equations, least-squares
approximation, interpolations, and integration.

**4563 Mathematical
Methods in Engineering (3)** *See MATH 4038*.

**4573 Interactive
Computer Graphics (3)** *Prereq.: CSC 2262 or equivalent experience
in mathematics and computer programming. Also offered as CSC 4356*. Analytical
treatment of graphics using the digital computer; graphical display and input
devices; computer graphics systems and standards; two- and three-dimensional
transformations; geometric modeling; interactive techniques; basic data structures;
realism in 3-D graphics; future trends.

**4583 Applied Interactive
Graphics and Computer-Aided Design (3) F** *Prereq.: ME 4573 or equivalent.
Also offered as CSC 4357*. Application of interactive graphics techniques
to solve specific problems in engineering design and data retrieval.

**4611 Thermal System
Laboratory (1)** *Prereq.: ME 3342 and 3602 or equivalent. 3 hrs.
lab*. *Oral presentations required*. Thermal system analysis and
independent experimentation.

**4621 Thermal Science
Laboratory (1) ***Prereq: ME 3602, 3842, 4433, or equivalent*.
Laboratory demonstrations and experimentation in fluid mechanics, thermodynamics,
and heat transfer concepts.

**4633 Internal Combustion
Engines (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 2333 or 3333 or equivalent*. Classification
of internal combustion engines, gas turbines, cycles with different components,
spark-ignition gasoline engines, detonation, carburetion, compression-ignition
engines, combustion and diesel knock, fuel atomization and atomizers, combustion
chambers, two- and four-stroke cycle engines, and supercharging.

**4643 Thermal Environmental
Engineering (3) F** *Prereq.: ME 3342 and credit or registration in
ME 4433; or equivalent*. Design of thermal environment for humans, animals,
processes, and inanimate objects; the means of control.

**4663 Power Plant
Engineering (3) F** *Prereq.: ME 3342 and 4433; or equivalent*.
Power plants for industrial and central-station use; emphasis on cycles, design,
capabilities, and economics of the plant as a whole; components used in various
types of plants.

**4673 Introduction
to Modern Control Theory (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 4172 or equivalent*.
State space modeling, controllability, observability and stability, pole placement,
optimal control laws via minimum principle and dynamic programming.

**4723 Advanced Materials
Analysis (3) F ***Prereq.: ME 2733, 3701 or equivalent. 1 hr. lecture;
6 hrs. lab. *Concepts and operation of modern analytical instruments using
photon or electron beams and X-rays; macroscopic and microscopic examination
of materials coupled with separate and combined testing of mechanical, tribological,
and corrosion properties.

**4733 Deformation
and Fracture of Engineering Materials (3) F** *Prereq.: CE 3400 and
either ME 2733 or equivalent*. Effect of temperature, strain rate, corrosion,
and microstructure on stress-strain behavior and fracture of engineering materials,
including metals, ceramics, and plastics.

**4743 Kinetics in
Materials Processes (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 2333, ME 2733 or equivalent*.
Applications of the principles of diffusion, phase transformation, and thermodynamics
to describe the kinetics of microstructural evolution in engineering materials.

**4753 Thermodynamics
of Solids (3) F** *Prereq.: ME 2333 and 2733; or equivalent*.
Application of classical thermodynamics to metallurgical and other solid systems;
statistical interpretation of entropy; free energy and its use in explaining
phase transformations; solid solutions.

**4763 Fundamentals
of Corrosion Science and Engineering (3) F** *Prereq.: ME 2733 or
equivalent, and any first course in thermodynamics*. Corrosion principles;
polarization, passivation, inhibition, and other phenomena; principal methods
used in corrosion prevention.

**4783 Composite Materials:
Manufacturing, Properties, and Design (3)** *Prereq.: ME 2733 and
CE 3400 or equivalent*. Constituent materials, micro- and macromechanics,
mechanical behavior, fracture, manufacturing and design of components made of
composite materials, including polymer, ceramic, and metal matrix materials.

**4843 Gas Dynamics
(3) F** *Prereq.: MATH 2070 and ME 3342; or equivalent*. Derivation
and review of basic equations of compressible fluid flow; reduction of the general
problem to 1-D flow; 1-D flow in nozzles with and without friction; 1-D flow
with heat addition; normal shock wave, Prandtl-Myer turn, and oblique shock
waves.

**4853 Turbomachinery
(3)** *Prereq.: ME 3342, 3842, and 4433*. Preliminary design of
axial- and radial-flow pumps, compressors, and turbines; determination of optimum
flow angles and dimensions, blade design, blade selection, and performance prediction.

**4933 Advanced Topics
in Mechanical Engineering (3)** *May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs.
of credit when topics vary*. *Two sections may be taken concurrently*.

**4943 Special Problems
in Aerospace Engineering (3)** *Prereq.: senior standing in mechanical
engineering or related discipline*. *May be taken for a max. of 12 sem.
hrs. of credit when topics vary*. Aerodynamic problems of special interest
in the analysis and design of water, land, air, and space transportation systems.

**7103 Mechanical
Analysis (3)** *Prereq.: CE 3400, EE 2950, ME 4201 and MATH 2057;
or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 3 hrs. lab*. Analytical prediction and experimental
verification of strains velocities, accelerations, and jerk in various machine
members (static and dynamic) using a wide variety of instrumentation, simplification,
and recording equipment; photoelasticity, brittle coatings, and Moirefringe
methods; seismic-response theory.

**7133 Optimum Synthesis
of Mechanical Systems (3) S** Computational design of mechanical engineering
components and systems; optimum performance and design using nonlinear programming
with constraints.

**7143 Theory of Thermal
Stress (3) F** *Prereq.: CE 4440 or equivalent*. Origin of thermal
stress; external constraints, fundamental equations of uncoupled isotropic thermoelasticity;
solutions of typical thermoelastic problems; properties of materials at high
temperatures; problems in creep.

**7233 Advanced Machine
Design (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 4252 or equivalent*.

**7243 Bearing Design
and Lubrication (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 4773 or equivalent or consent
of instructor*. Derivation of fluid flow in bearings; principles of hydrodynamics
lubrication and application to journal and thrust bearings; effect of environment
on type of lubrication systems and lubricants; heat generation in bearing and
heat transfer; compressible fluid and solid lubricants.

**7253 Advanced Computer-Aided
Design (3) F** *Prereq.: CSC 2262 or equivalent*. Systematic application
and integration of modern interactive computer graphics.

**7263 Computer-Aided
Geometric Modeling (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 4573 or equivalent*. Mathematical
elements of modeling complex free-form geometry in two and three dimensions
for design, analysis, and display; wireframe, surface, and solid geometric modeling;
computer graphics and algebraic, computational, and projective geometry.

**7433 Advanced Heat
Transfer I (3) F** *Prereq.: MATH 4016 or equivalent*. Steady
and transient heat conduction.

**7443 Advanced Heat
Transfer II (3) F** *Prereq.: ME 7843 or equivalent*. Convection
heat transfer.

**7453 Advanced Heat
Transfer III (3) S** *Prereq.: consent of instructor*. Radiation
heat transfer and advanced topics.

**7533 Advanced Engineering
Use of Electronic Computers (3) V** *Prereq.: ME 4533 or equivalent*.
Computer methods used to solve engineering problems; advanced numerical methods.

**7603 Advanced Experimental
Methods (3) S** *Prereq.: consent of instructor. 2 hrs. lecture; 3
hrs. lab*. Applied course in contemporary analog and digital laboratory
tools and techniques.

**7633 Advanced Engineering
System Dynamics (3)** *Prereq.: ME 4172 or equivalent*. Dynamic
system modeling; bond graphs; state-determined systems; simulation; controllability/observability.

**7673 Advanced Mechanical
Systems Control (3) F** *Prereq.: ME 4172 or equivalent*. Analysis
and design of distributed parameter feedback control systems; observability,
controllability, and stability of distributed parameter systems; state estimation
and optimal control of distributed systems; parameter identification and adaptive
control techniques.

**7723 Materials Characterization
Using Electron Beam Methods (3)** *Prereq.: ME 2733. 2 hrs. lecture;
3 hrs. lab*. Theory and principles of electron optics, electron microscopy,
and spectroscopy; preparation, observation, and characterization of materials
by electron beams.

**7733 Flow and Fracture
in Solids (3) S** *Prereq.: CE 4440 or equivalent*. Plastic deformation
of single crystals and polycrystalline aggregates; theories of ductile and brittle
fracture; internal friction; fatigue, creep and stress rupture; residual stresses;
plastic forming of metals.

**7743 Physical Metallurgy
(3) S** *Prereq.: ME 2733 or graduate standing*. Quantitative
evaluation of metallurgical ideas; atomistic mechanisms, statistical mechanics,
dislocation theory, and thermodynamic principles.

**7763 Advanced Corrosion
Science and Engineering (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 4763 or equivalent*.
Advanced topics in corrosion; stress corrosion, high temperature corrosion,
hydrogen embrittlement, etc.; thermodynamics of surfaces and corrosion.

**7813 Computation
of Boundary Layer Flows and Heat Transfer (3) F** *Prereq.: ME 2833
and 4433 or equivalent, and CSC 1240 or 1241 or 2262 or ME 4533 or equivalent*.
Finite-difference methods for the solution of parabolic or boundary layer equations;
use of a computer program for two-dimensional boundary layers; wall boundary
layers, jets and wakes, flows in pipes, annuli, nozzles, and diffusers.

**7823 Computation
of Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 2833 and 4433
and either CSC 1240 or 1241 or 2262 or ME 4533; or equivalent*. Finite-difference
methods for solving equations of fluid motions and energy; computer program
used to solve complex problems involving fluid flow, heat transfer, and chemical
reaction; mathematical models for turbulence, radiation, and combustion; their
computing implications; application of prediction procedures for practical situations.

**7833 Inviscid Fluid
Flow (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 7863 or equivalent*. Potential flow
theory and gas dynamics; multidimensional compressible flow; computational gas
dynamics.

**7843 Viscous Fluid
Flow (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 7863 or equivalent*. Navier-Stokes equations;
Stokes and Oseen approximations for low Reynolds number flows; incompressible
laminar boundary layer theory; transition; turbulent boundary layers, compressibility
effects, and numerical methods.

**7853 Advanced Boundary
Layer Theory (3) S** *Prereq.: ME 7843 or equivalent*. NonNewtonian
and turbulent fluid mechanics.

**7863 Fluid Dynamics
(3) F** *Prereq.: credit or registration in MATH 4038 or equivalent*.
Fluid dynamics as continuum mechanics; potential flow using complex variables
in two dimensions and superposition in three dimensions; viscous flow and Navier-Stokes
equations; compressible flow, including mach waves, shocks, and linearized aerodynamics.

**7901 Seminar (1)**
*All graduate students are expected to attend this course every semester;
only 1 sem. hr. of credit in this course allowed toward degree. Pass-fail grading*.

**7903 Independent
Study in Mechanical Engineering (3)** *May be taken for a max. of
6 hrs. of credit*. Directed independent study for graduate students.

**7933, 7943 Mechanical
Engineering Problems (3,3)**

**7953 Advanced Topics
in Mechanical Engineering (3)** *May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs.
of credit when topics vary, with consent of department*. Mechanical engineering
treatment of various areas of interest.

**8000 Thesis Research
(1-12 per sem.)** *"S"/"U" grading*.

**9000 Dissertation
Research (1-12 per sem.)** *"S"/"U" grading*.