Option Courses

Option Courses
A. Dynamics and Control
 
Code Course Hours/Week Credit
ME 530 Advanced Dynamics 3+0+0 3
ME 537 State Space Control Theory 3+0+0 3
ME 622 Advanced Vibrations 3+0+0 3
ME 634 Robotics 3+0+0 3
ME 636 System Modeling and Identification 3+0+0 3
B. Fluid Mechanics
 
Code Course Hours/Week Credit
ME 551 Advanced Fluid Mechanics 3+0+0 3
ME 503 Mechanics of Continua I 4+0+0 4
ME 602 Mechanics of Continua II 3+0+0 3
ME 610 Finite Elements 3+0+0 3
ME 632 Approximate Solution Techniques 3+0+0 3
ME 652 Viscous Flow Theory 3+0+0 3
ME 653 Turbulent Flow Theory 3+0+0 3
ME 654 Gas Dynamics 3+0+0 3
ME 656 Computational Fluid Dynamics 3+0+0 3
ME 662 Convective Heat Transfer 3+0+0 3
C. Materials and Manufacturing
 
Code Course Hours/Week Credit
ME 511 Principles of Material Science and Eng. 3+0+0 3
ME 512 Principles of Manufacturing Processes 3+0+0 3
ME 610 Finite Elements 3+0+0 3
ME 613 Deformation of Engineering Materials 3+0+0 3
ME 614 Materials Processing 3+0+0 3
ME 618 Mechanical Behavior of Materials 3+0+0 3
ME 620 Fracture 3+0+0 3
D. Solid and Design
 
Code Course Hours/Week Credit
ME 521 Engineering Design 3+0+0 3
ME 523 Elasticity 3+0+0 3
ME 503 Mechanics of Continua I 4+0+0 4
ME 530 Advanced Dynamics 3+0+0 3
ME 602 Mechanics of Continua II 3+0+0 3
ME 610 Finite Elements 3+0+0 3
ME 613 Deformation of Engineering Materials 3+0+0 3
ME 618 Mechanical Behavior of Materials 3+0+0 3
ME 620 Fracture 3+0+0 3
ME 622 Advanced Vibrations 3+0+0 3
ME 625 Optimum Structural Design 3+0+0 3
ME 632 Approximate Solution Techniques 3+0+0 3
ME 641 Wave Propagation 3+0+0 3
E. Thermal Sciences
 
Code Course Hours/Week Credit
ME 561 Conduction Heat Transfer 3+0+0 3
ME 503 Mechanics of Continua I 4+0+0 4
ME 602 Mechanics of Continua II 3+0+0 3
ME 610 Finite Elements 3+0+0 3
ME 632 Approximate Solution Techniques 3+0+0 3
ME 660 Advanced Thermodynamics 3+0+0 3
ME 662 Convective Heat Transfer 3+0+0 3
ME 663 Radiation Heat Transfer 3+0+0 3
ME 664 Two-Phase Heat Transfer 3+0+0 3
In addition to the option courses listed above,
  • ME 581-589 Special Topics, 591-596 Special Studies
  • ME 681-689 Special Topics, 691-696 Special Studies
  • ME 597,598-697, 698 Mechanical Engineering Seminars I, II
  • ME 699 Guided Research (Ph.D. only)

may be considered as being a part of one of the options, depending on the course content given in the particular semester. Thesis work is carried out using:

  • ME 690 M.S. Thesis
  • ME 790 Ph.D. Thesis