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MME 443. Internship Variable

Credits: 1-3 View Details
Description: Variable credit internship course intended to expose students to engineering in industry; encourage community involvement. May be repeated.
Prerequisites: Good standing in the major
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MME 444. Internship

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: An approved full time project at a company. May replace one MME free technical elective. Final report required.
Prerequisites: PHYS 234
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer


MME 450. 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.
Prerequisites: MME 346, MME 352, MATH 320 or MATH 321 or PHYS 346
Semester Offered: Even Spring


MME 461. Quality Engineering

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Modern concepts of quality engineering. Control charts and process capability analysis for quality improvements. Planning, conducting, and analyzing experiments to discover influential factors and sources of variation. Designing quality into products and processes using Taguchi techniques for robust and parameter design. Total quality management.
Prerequisites: MME 333, STAT 353 or STAT 417
Semester Offered: Fall


MME 464. 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 333
Semester Offered: Fall


MME 470. 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.
Prerequisites: MME 333, STAT 353 or STAT 417
Semester Offered: Spring


MME 480. Senior Design I

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Capstone team engineering design project sequence under faculty supervision. Projects typical of problems engineers must solve in the field. Presentations and formal technical report.
Prerequisites: MME 333, MME 342, MME 352, GENG 380, department permission to enroll in block 3 courses, and at least 2.50 GPA in block 2 and block 3 courses
Corequisites: MME 303 or MME 334 or MME 464
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


MME 481. Senior Design II

Credits: 3 View Details
Description: Continuation of group engineering design project under faculty supervision. Projects typical of problems mechanical and manufacturing engineers must solve in the field. Presentations and formal technical report.
Prerequisites: MME 480, minimum 2.50 major GPA
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring


MME 490. 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 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






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