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MME 501. Credit by Arrangement

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Credit by arrangement.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MME 504. Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Fluid flow and heat transfer; Boundary conditions; Turbulence; Finite Volume and Finite Difference methods and other methods; Algorithms; Commercial software. Technical elective.
Prerequisites: MATH 311, MME 223, MME 302, PHYS 346
Semester Offered: Even Spring


MME 520. Finite Element Method

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Linear finite element methods including shape functions, stiffness matrix, trusses, beams, and isoparametric elements. Applications to stress analysis and heat transfer with comparisons to other methods. Technical elective.
Prerequisites: MATH 311, MATH 312, MME 340, PHYS 346
Corequisites: MME 302
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


MME 530. Metrology and Precision Manufacturing

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Theories of tolerancing, gauging, error assessment and calibration, interferometry, precision sensing, applications to the design and monitoring of precision machinery. Technical elective.
Prerequisites: MATH 311, MME 330, MME 331, MME 340, PHYS 346
Semester Offered: Even Fall


MME 540. Solid Mechanics

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Elasticity, energy methods, torsion of noncircular cross sections, nonsymmetrical bending, thin-walled beams, curved beams, plates, fatigue and fracture, and composites. Technical elective.
Prerequisites: MATH 325, MME 340
Semester Offered: Odd Spring


MME 542. Dynamics II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Three dimensional kinematics and kinetics of rigid bodies, gyroscopic motion, multi-body systems, Lagrange's equations. Technical elective.
Prerequisites: MME 242
Semester Offered: Odd Fall


MME 550. Industrial Robots

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Robot design, capabilities, economics, and interfacing. Forward and inverse arm solutions, Jacobian, control algorithms. Control hierachy and languages. Technical elective.
Prerequisites: MME 351; MATH 311 or PHYS 346
Semester Offered: Even Spring


MME 564. Process and Tool Design

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Manufacturing methods and product design at a competitive price. Methods of processing. Part design representation. Computer-Aided Process Planning (CAPP). Machine tool design: precision, drives and economy. Cutting and forming tool materials, sharpening, and standards. Design of jigs, fixtures, and pressworking tools.
Prerequisites: MME 330, MME 340, MME 360
Semester Offered: Fall


MME 570. Facilities Planning/Materials Handling

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Work analysis, process design, and material flow analysis. Facility layout and material handling systems design using systems engineering approach. Stochastic process analysis and simulation techniques. Projects.
Prerequisites: MME 330, MME 340, STAT 353
Semester Offered: Spring


MME 588. Television

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Area limited and specific subjects selected before workshop is announced. These workshops are designed to meet the needs of graduate students for continuing education or enrichment. Workshops numbered 588 may be included as a part of the graduate degree only with the specific approval of the adviser and the graduate dean. This approval may be obtained either by inclusion of the course at the time of program approval or through the petition process.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MME 590. Mechanical Engineering Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Emerging manufacturing methods, experiments, materials, design methods, thermal science issues, or processes applicable to manufacturing or mechanical engineering. Technical elective.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MME 600. Special Problems

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study for advanced students wishing to work out a special problem in the major area of concentration.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MME 620. Advanced Finite Element Method

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Energy methods, multidimensional, large deformation, and/or nonlinear problems. Applications to plates, shells, vibrations, thermal sciences, and/or manufacturing processes. Boundary elements. Recent developments. Elective.
Prerequisites: MME 420, MATH 610
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MME 681. Seminar

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Research and/or application of methods, models, or experiments in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, or engineering management.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MME 690. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a maximum of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MME 691. Enrollment Continuation

Credits: 1 View Details
Description: Intended for master's students who have completed all required coursework for a graduate program, but are still working on a culminating project (thesis, starred paper, portfolio, or internship) or other program requirements. Repeatable to 10 credits.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MME 694. Selected Topics

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: May be repeated to a maximum of 9 credits.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MME 695. Workshop

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Specific subjects selected to meet special educational needs, offered in a format different from the typical scheduled course. Exact nature of the course will be defined by the department.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MME 697. Independent Study

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Independent study of topics in mechanical engineering, manufacturing engineering, or engineering management.
Semester Offered: DEMAND


MME 699. Master's Thesis

Credits: 1-6 View Details
Description: Master's thesis.
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer






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