Mechanical

Master of Engineering Courses

There are two core areas offered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Energy and the Environment and General Mechanical. The normal course plan for these academic options consists of five courses from one core area and five technical electives. Special programs can also be arranged for those students with broad interests in mechanical engineering.

Core

General Mechanical

ENME600 Engineering Design Methods (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor. 3 semester hours. Not open to students who have completed ENME 808F during Spring 1999 semester or the Fall 1996 semester..
An introductory graduate level course in critical thinking about formal methods for design in Mechanical Engineering. Course participants gain background on these methods and the creative potential each offers to designers. Participants will formulate, present, and discuss their own opinions on the value and appropriate use of design materials for mechanical engineering.
ENME605 Advanced Systems Control (3)
Prerequisite: ENME462; or permission of instructor.
Modern control theory for both continuous and discrete systems. State space representation is reviewed and the concepts of controllability and observability are discussed. Design methods of deterministic observers are presented and optimal control theory is formulated. Control techniques for modifying system characteristics are discussed.
ENME610 Engineering Optimization (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor. 3 semester hours.
Overview of applied single- and multi- objective optimization and decision making concepts and techniques with applications in engineering design and/or manufacturing problems. Topics include formulation examples, concepts, optimality conditions, unconstrained/constrained methods, and post-optimality sensitivity analysis. Students are expected to work on a semester-long real-world multi-objective engineering project.
ENME631 Advanced Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer (3)
Prerequisite: ENME332; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Theory of conduction and radiation. Diffused and directional, poly- and mono-chromatic sources. Quantitative optics. Radiation in enclosures. Participating media. Integrodifferential equations. Multidimensional, transient and steady-state conduction. Phase change. Coordinate system transformations.
ENME632 Advanced Convection Heat Transfer (3)
Also offered as: ENNU615. Credit only granted for: ENNU615 or ENME632.
Statement of conservation of mass, momentum and energy. Laminar and turbulent heat transfer in ducts, separated flows, and natural convection. Heat and mass transfer in laminar boundary layers. Nucleate boiling, film boiling, Leidenfrost transition and critical heat flux. Interfacial phase change processes; evaporation, condensation, industrial applications such as cooling towers, condensers. Heat exchangers design.
ENME640 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics (3)
Prerequisite: Must have completed partial differential equations at the level of MATH 462; or permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department. Formerly: ENME651.
Equations governing the conservation of mass, momentum, vorticity and energy in fluid flows. Low Reynolds number flows. Boundary layers. The equations are illustrated by analyzing a number of simple flows. Emphasis is placed on physical understanding to facilitate the study of advanced topics in fluid mechanics.
ENME662 Linear Vibrations (3)
Prerequisite: ENME 360 or equivalent or permission of instructor.
Development of equations governing small oscillations and spatially continuous systems. Newton's equations, Hamilton's principle, and Lagrange's equations. Free and forced vibrations of mechanical systems. Modal analysis. Finite element discretization and reductions of continuous systems. Numerical methods. Random vibrations.
ENME690 Mechanical Fundamentals of Electronic Systems (3)
An understanding of the fundamental mechanical principles used in design of electronic devices and their integration into electronic systems will be provided. Focus will be placed on the effect of materials compatibility, thermal stress, mechanical stress, and environmental exposure on product performance, durability and cost. Both electronic devices and package assemblies will be considered. Analysis of package assemblies to understand thermal and mechanical stress effects will be emphasized through student projects.
ENME712 Measurement, Instrumentation and Data Analysis for Thermo-Fluid Processes (3)
This course is designed to offer systemic coverage of the methodologies for measurement and data analysis of thermal and fluid processes at the graduate level. The course materials will cover three broad categories: (1) Fundamentals of thermal and fluid processes in single phase and multi phase flows as relates to this course; Measurement and Instrumentation techniques for measurement of basic quantities such as pressure, temperature, flow rate, heat flux, etc., and (3) Experimental Design and Planning, sources of errors in measurements, and uncertainty analysis.
ENPM652 Applied Finite Element Methods (3)
For engineering and science students with little or no previous knowledge of the FEM. Study of FEM, using straightforward mathematics. Students should understand basic concepts and equations of elasticity and thermal heat flow, be familiar with simple matrix algebra. Covers stress analysis and thermal analysis problems. ANSYS finite element code will be used for examples and homework solutions. Basic problem solving procedure will be developed for using finite element computer codes.
ENPM671 Advanced Mechanics of Materials (3)
Formulate and quantitatively state the mechanical/physical responses of structural components and configurations subjected to loads, temperature, pre-strains etc. The two methods of anlysis employed are the mechanics of materials approach and the theory of elasticity approach. Analysis and design of components of structural/machine systems as experienced in aeronautical, civil, mechanical and nuclear engineering.
ENRE671 Risk Assessment in Engineering (3)
Prerequisite: ENRE670. Credit only granted for: ENRE648W or ENRE671. Formerly: ENRE648W.
Introduction to risk management and decision-making, including uncertainty propagation, importance ranking, risk acceptance criteria, decision analysis and other decsion-making techniques, risk communication.

Energy & The Environment

ENME631 Advanced Conduction and Radiation Heat Transfer (3)
Prerequisite: ENME332; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Theory of conduction and radiation. Diffused and directional, poly- and mono-chromatic sources. Quantitative optics. Radiation in enclosures. Participating media. Integrodifferential equations. Multidimensional, transient and steady-state conduction. Phase change. Coordinate system transformations.
ENME632 Advanced Convection Heat Transfer (3)
Also offered as: ENNU615. Credit only granted for: ENNU615 or ENME632.
Statement of conservation of mass, momentum and energy. Laminar and turbulent heat transfer in ducts, separated flows, and natural convection. Heat and mass transfer in laminar boundary layers. Nucleate boiling, film boiling, Leidenfrost transition and critical heat flux. Interfacial phase change processes; evaporation, condensation, industrial applications such as cooling towers, condensers. Heat exchangers design.
ENME647 Multiphase Flow and Heat Transfer (3)
Prerequisites: (ENME 321; and ENME 342 or equivalent) or permission of the instructor.
Boiling and condensation in stationary systems, phase change heat transfer phenomenology, analysis and correlations. Fundamentals of two-phase flow natural circulation in thermal hydraulic multi-loop systems with applications to nuclear reactors safety. Multiphase flow fundamentals. Critical flow rates. Convective boiling and condensation. Multiphase flow and heat transfer applications in power and process industries.
ENME712 Measurement, Instrumentation and Data Analysis for Thermo-Fluid Processes (3)
This course is designed to offer systemic coverage of the methodologies for measurement and data analysis of thermal and fluid processes at the graduate level. The course materials will cover three broad categories: (1) Fundamentals of thermal and fluid processes in single phase and multi phase flows as relates to this course; Measurement and Instrumentation techniques for measurement of basic quantities such as pressure, temperature, flow rate, heat flux, etc., and (3) Experimental Design and Planning, sources of errors in measurements, and uncertainty analysis.
ENPM621 Heat Pump and Refrigeration Systems Design Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: ENME 315 and ENME 321.
Thermal engineering of heat pump and refrigeration systems and thermal systems modeling. Thermodynamics and heat transfer. Cycle analysis, alternative refrigerants, graphical analysis using property charts. Analysis of applications such as space conditioning, food perservation, manufacturing, heat recovery and cogeneration.
ENPM622 Energy Conversion I - Stationary Power (3)
Prerequisite: undergraduate thermodynamics and heat transfer.
Thermal engineering of modern power generation systems. Cycle analysis of various modern power generation technologies including gas turbine, combined cycle, waste burning and cogeneration. Energy storage and energy transport.
ENPM623 Control of Combustion Generated Air Pollution (3)
Prerequisites: ENME 315 and ENME 321 or equivalent.
Analysis of the sources and mechanisms of combustion generated air pollution. Air pollution due to internal combustion engines, power generation and industrial emissions. Techniques to minimize and control emission. Acid rain, ozone, plume analysis, scrubbing, filtering.
ENPM624 Renewable Energy Applications (3)
Prerequisite: Knowledge of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer
(Credit will only be given for ENPM 624 or ENME 701, not both courses.) Thermodynamics and heat transfer of renewable energy sources for heating, power generation and transportation. Wind energy, solar thermal, photovoltaic, biomass, waste burning, and hydropower. Broad overview of the growing use of renewable energy sources in the world economy with detailed analysis of specific applications.
ENPM625 Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning of Buildings (3)
Prerequisite: ENME 321 or equivalent.
Low pressure side of buildings heating and cooling systems. Thermodynamics, heat transfer and digital control principles applied to field problems. Quantitative analyses stressed. Topics include psychometrics, thermal loads, incompressible flow in ducts and pipes, heat exchangers, cooling towers, PID control systems.
ENPM626 Waste to Energy Conversion (3)
Prerequisites: ENME 315 and ENME 321.
Thermal, chemical, and biological processes for conversion of wastes (primarily solid and liquid) to reduce environmental impact and increase recovery of useful energy resources. Emphasis on solid wastes and their composition. Identification of pollution products and their control
ENPM627 Environmental Risk Analysis (3)
The fundamental methodology for analyzing environmental risk is described with examples for selected applications. Key elements of the environmental risk methodology include: (1) source term and release characterization, (2) migration of contaminants in various media, (3) exposure assessment, (4) dose-response evaluation, (5) risk characterization, and (6) risk management. Also included will be an introduction to uncertainty analysis and environmental laws and regulations. It is intended to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge needed to manage, evaluate, or perform environmental risk assessments and risk analyses.
ENPM635 Thermal Systems Design Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: Undergraduate thermodynamics, fluid mchanics, heat transfer.
Evaluates the trade-offs associted with thermal systems. Use of software for system simulation, evaluation and optimization. Applications include power and refrigeration systems, electronics cooling, distillation columns, dehumidifying coils, and co-generation systems.
ENPM651 Heat Transfer for Modern Application (3)
The applications selected will vary widely: from cooling of electronics to prevention of fog and stalagmite formation in ice rinks. Multi-mode (i.e. simultaneous conduction, convection, radiation, mass transfer) problems will be emphasized. Lectures on basic principles, followed by assignments in which students formulate solutions and explain results.
ENPM654 Energy Systems Management (3)
Background in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer is recommended.
Covers a wide range of energy management and energy efficiency topics including energy auditing, energy efficient lighting systems and motors, demand limiting and control, control strategies for optimization, direct digital control, integrated building automation systems, communication networks, distributed generation, cogeneration, combined heat and power, process energy management and the associated economic analyses. Included will be the latest internet based technologies for accessing real-time energy pricing and managing energy demand remotely for multiple buildings or campuses.
ENPM656 Energy Conversion II -- Mobile Power (3)
Presents the scientific and engineering basis for design, manufacture, and operation of thermal conversion technologies utilized for mobility power generation. The interface between fuel combustion chemistry and generated power are addressed. The practical aspects of design and operation of various alternatives for power are compared. The impact of choices with regard to power and fuel alternatives as well as air pollution potential are also considered.
Elective

General Mechanical

ENME611 Fiber Optics (3)
Credit only granted for: ENME611,ENME808 or ENME489R. Formerly: ENME808R.
Introduces students to fiber optics, provides a background including fiber optic components and terminology, and equip students with ability to understand and evaluate various kinds of fiber optic sensors for a wide range of applications along with a detailed understanding of relevant signal processing and analysis techniques.
ENME625 Multidisciplinary Optimization (3)
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing or permission of instructor.
Overview of single- and multi-level design optimization concepts and techniques with emphasis on multidisciplinary engineering design problems. Topics include single and multilevel optimality conditions, hierarchic and nonhierarchic modes and multilevel post optimality sensitivity analysis. Students are expected to work on a semester-long project.
ENME627 Manufacturing with Polymers (3)
Prerequisite: ENME 412 or permission of instructor.
The basic engineering approach for the processing of modern polymers and the key properties of polymers for processing. Topics include morphology and structure of polymers, characterization of mixtures and mixing, elementary steps in polymer processing, screw extrusion and computer-aided engineering in injection molding.
ENME641 Viscous Flow (3)
Prerequisite: ENME640; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department; or permission of instructor. Formerly: ENME652.
Fluid flows where viscous effects play a significant role. Examples of steady and unsteady flows with exact solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations. Boundary layer theory. Stability of laminar flows and their transition to turbulence.
ENME642 Hydrodynamics I (3)
Prerequisite: ENME640; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department; or permission of instructor. Formerly: ENME653.
Exposition of classical and current methods used in analysis of inviscid, incompressible flows.
ENME656 Physics of Turbulent Flow (3)
Prerequisite: ENME640; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Definition of turbulence and its physical manifestations. Statistical methods and the transport equations for turbulence quantities. Laboratory measurement and computer simulation methods. Isotropic turbulence. Physics of turbulent shear flows.
ENME664 Dynamics (3)
Prerequisite: ENES221; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Kinematics in plane and space; Dynamics of particle, system of particles, and rigid bodies. Holonomic and non-holonomic constraints. Newton's equations, D'Alembert's principle, Hamilton's principle, and equations of Lagrange. Impact and collisions. Stability of equilibria.
ENME665 Advanced Topics in Vibrations (3)
Prerequisite: ENME662; and permission of instructor.
Nonlinear oscillations and dynamics of mechanical and structural systems. Classical methods, geometrical, computational and analytical methods. Birfurcations of equillibrium and periodic solutions; chaos.
ENME670 Continuum Mechanics (3)
Mechanics of deformable bodies, finite deformation and strain measures, kinematics of continua and global and local balance laws. Thermodynamics of continua, first and second laws. Introduction to constitutive theory for elastic solids, viscous fluids and memory dependent materials. Examples of exact solutions for linear and hyper elastic solids and Stokesian fluids.
ENME672 Composite Materials (3)
Micromechanics of advanced composites with passive and active reinforcements, mathematical models and engineering implications, effective properties and damage mechanics, recent advances in "adaptive" or "smart" composites.
ENME674 Finite Element Methods (3)
Credit only granted for: ENME674, ENAE652, or ENPM652
Theory and application of finite element methods for mechanical engineering problems such as stress analysis, thermal and fluid flow analysis, electro-magnetic field analysis and coupled boundary-value problems for "smart" or "adaptive" structure applications, stochastic finite element methods.
ENME675 Mathematical Introduction to Robotics (3)
Credit only granted for: ENME675 or ENME808V. Formerly: ENME808V.
Designed to provide graduate students with some of the concepts in robotics from a mathematical viewpoint, including introduction to group theory and basics of SO(3) and SE(3) group applied to robotics; rigid boy motion; manipulator kinematics; introduction to holonomic & non-holonomic constraints; dynamics of robot manipulators.
ENME680 Experimental Mechanics (3)
Prerequisite: undergraduate course in instrumentation or equivalent.
Advanced methods of measurement in solid and fluid mechanics. Scientific photography, moire, photoelasticity, strain gages, interferometry, holography, speckle, ndt techniques, shock and vibration, and laser anemometry.
ENME684 Modeling Material Behavior (3)
Prerequisite: ENME670; or permission of instructor.
Constitutive equations for the response of solids to loads, heat, etc. based on the balance laws, frame invariance, and the application of thermodynamics to solids. Non-linear elasticity with heat conduction and dissipation. Linear and non-linear non-isothermal viscoelasticity with the elastic-viscoelastic correspondence principle. Classical plasticity and current viscoplasticity using internal state variables. Maxwell equal areas rule, phase change, and metastability and stability of equilibrium states. Boundary value problems. Introduction to current research areas.
ENME693 High Density Electronic Assemblies and Interconnects (3)
This course presents the mechanical fundamentals needed to address reliability issues in high-density electronic assemblies. Potential failure sites and the potential failure mechanisms are discussed for electronic interconnects at all packaging levels from the die to electronic boxes, with special emphasis on thermomechanical durability issues in surface mount interconnects. Models are presented to relate interconnect degradation & aging to loss of electrical performance. Design methods topreve nt failures within the life cycle are developed.
ENME695 Failure Mechanisms and Reliability (3)
This course will present classical reliability concepts and definitions based on statistical analysis of observed failure distributions. Techniques to improve reliability, based on the study of root-cause failure mechanisms, will be presented; based on knowledge of the life-cycle loadprofile, product architecture and material properties. Techniques toprev ent operational failures through robust design and manufacturing practices will be discussed. Students will gain the fundamentals and skills in the field of reliability as it directly pertains to the designand the manufacture of electrical, mechanical, andelectomechanical products.
ENME700 Advanced Mechanical Engineering Analysis I (3)
An advanced, unified approach to the solution of mechanical engineering problems, emphasis is on the formulation and solution of equilibrium, eigenvalue and propagation problems. Review and extension of undergraduate material in applied mathematics with emphasis on problems in heat transfer, vibrations, fluid flow and stress analysis which may be formulated and solved by classical procedures.
ENME704 Active Vibration Control (3)
Prerequisite: ENME662 and ENME602; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department. Recommended: Completion of coursework or background in Vibrations and Control recommended. Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
This course aims at introducing the basic principles of the finite element method and applying it to plain beams and beams treated with piezoelectric actuators & sensors. The basic concepts of structural parameter i dentification are presented with emphasis on Eigensystem Realization Algorithms (ERA) and Auto-regression models (AR). Different active control algorithms are then applied to beams/piezo-actuator systems. Among thes e algorithms are: direct velocity feedback, impedancematchingcontrol, modal control methods & sliding mode controllers. Particular focus is given to feedforward Leat Mean Square (LMS) algorithm & filtered-X LMS. O ptimal placement strategies of sensor & actuators are then introduced & applied to beam/piezo-actuator systems.
ENME711 Vibration Damping (3)
Prerequisite: ENME662; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department. Recommended: Completion of coursework or background in Vibrations recommended. Restriction: Must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
This course aims at introducing the different damping models that describe the behavior of viscoelastic materials. Emphasis will be placedon m odeling the dynamics of simple structures (beams, plates & shells) with Passive Constrained Layer Damping (PCLD). Considerations will also be g iven to other types of surface treatments such as Magnetic Constrained Layer Damping (MCLD), Shunted Network Constrained Layer Damping (SNCLD),Active Constrained Layer Damping (ACLD) and Electrorheological Constrained Layer Damping (ECLD). Energy dissipation characteristics of the damp ing treatments will be presented analytically & by using the modal strain energy approach as applied to finite element models of vibrating structures.
ENME765 Thermal Issues in Electronic Systems (3)
Prerequisite: ENME331 and ENME332. Corequisite: Concurrently enrolled in ENME473; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department.
This course addresses a range of thermal issues associated with electronic products life cycle. Computational modeling approaches for various levels of system hierarchy. Advanced thermal management concepts including: single phase and phase change liquid immersion, heat pipes, and thermoelectrics.
ENME770 Life Cycle Cost and System Sustainment Analysis (3)
This course melds elements of traditional engineering economics with manufacturing process and sustainment modeling, and life cycle cost management concepts to form a practical foundation for predicting the cost of products and systems. Various manufacturing cost analysis methods will be presented including: process-flow, parametric, cost of ownership, and activity based costing. The effects of learning curves, data uncertainty, test and rework processes, and defects will be considered. Aspects of system sustainment including the impact on the life cycle (and life cycle costs) of reliability, maintenance, environmental impact, and obsolscence will be treated.
ENME780 Mechanical Design of High Temperature and High Power Electronics (3)
Prerequisite: ENME382, ENME473, or ENME690.
This course will discuss issues related to silicon power device selection (IGBT, MCT, GTO, etc.), the characteristics of silicon device operation at temperatures greater thatn 125C, and the advantages of devices based on SOI and SiC. It will also discuss passive components and packaging materials selection for distributing and controlling power, focusing on the critical limitations to use of many passive components and packaging materials at elevated temperatures. In addition it will cover packaging techniques and analysis to minimize the temperature elevation caused by power dissipation. Finally, models for failure mechanisms in high temperature and high power electronics will be presented together with a discussion of design options to mitigate their occurrence.

Energy & The Environment

ENME633 Molecular Thermodynamics (3)
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
An examination of the interactions between molecules, which govern thermodynamics relevant to engineering, will be conducted. We will investigate both classical and statistical approaches to thermodynamics for understanding topics such as phase change, wetting of surfaces, chemical reactions, adsorption, and electrochemical processes. Statistical approaches and molecular simulation tools will be studied to understand how molecular analysis can be translated to macroscopic phenomena.
ENME635 Energy Systems Analysis (3)
Prerequisites: ENME 633 or equivalent or permission of instructor.
Rankine cycles with nonazeotropic working fluid mixtures, two-, multi- and variable-stage absorption cycles and vapor compression cycles with solution circuits. Power generation cycles with working fluid mixtures. Development of rules for finding all possible cycles suiting a given application or the selection of the best alternatives.
ENME646 Computational Fluid Dynamics (3)
Prerequisite: Must have completed graduate-level fluid mechanics; or permission of instructor.
Fundamentals of numerical analysis of engineers. Inversion of large, sparse matrices. Numerical solution of the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations in Cartesian and curvilinear grids. Application to turbulent flows and micro-fluidics.
ENME701 Sustainable Energy Conversion and the Environment (3)
Recommended: ENME633.
(Credit will only be given for ENPM 624 or ENME 701, not both courses. Note: as ENME 701 was formerly offered as: ENME706 and ENME808D, students that took the course under these numbers will receive credit.) Discussion of the major sources and end-uses of energy in our society with particular emphasis on renewable energy production and utilization. Introduces a range innovative technologies and discusses them in the context of the current energy infrastructure. Renewable sources such as wind and solar are discussed in detail. Particular attention is paid to the environmental impact of the various forms of energy.
ENME707 Combustion and Reacting Flow (3)
Prerequisite: ENME331 and ENME332; or students who have taken courses with similar or comparable course content may contact the department.
This course covers thermochemistry and chemical kinetics of reacting flows in depth. In particular, we focus on the combustion of hydrocarbonf uels in both a phenomenological and mechanistic approach. The course co vers the specifics of premixed and nonpremixed flame systems, as wellasignition and extinction. Combustion modeling with equilibrium and chemical kinetic methods will be addressed. Environmental impact and emissi ons minimization will be covered in detail. Finally, the course will co ver available combustion diagnostic methods and their application in laboratory and real-world systems.
ENPM650 Solar Thermal Energy Systems (3)
Additional information: This course will be offered online only.
Covers the full range of technologies that utilize solar radiation for heating, cooling, lighting and electrical power generation, excluding photovoltaic applications. Topics include: Solar radiation calculations and predictions; Solar spectral characteristics, and diffuse and direct solar radiation; Passive solar applications; Heating; Daylighting; Thermal storage; Fenestration systems; Architectural design; Active solar applications for heating; Solar collectors; Water-based systems; ir-based systems; Domestic hot water heating; Space heating; Process heating; Cooling systems; Flat plate versus concentrating collectors; Fixed versus tracking collector systems; Solar thermal electrical power generation; Dish/Stirling engine systems; Linear concentrator systems; Power tower systems; Thermal storage; Combined cycle applications; Systems design and integration; Control systems and system operation; and Performance calculations and predictions.
ENPM670 Advanced Energy Audit and Conservation (3)
Students will be provided with current and future trends in energy resources and technologies while providing them with the necessary skills to conduct energy audit/analysis on both commercial and residential facilities. Energy accounting procedures for electrical, mechanical and HVAC systems will be covered in detail, along with economics/life-cycle costing analysis. Fundamental building science principles will be introduced in the context of energy auditing. Students will gain hands on experience conducting an energy audit project through assigned projects. Annual building simulation tools, such as EnergyPlus and eQuest, will be introduced. This is an applied course. Successful completion of this course will equip students with the terminology, knowledge and practical experience necessary to perform energy audits in both residential and commercial buildings. Formely ENPM808W.
Foundation

General Mechanical

ENPM620 Computer Aided Engineering Analysis (3)
Prerequisite: Permission of ENGR-CDL-Office of Advanced Engineering Education.
Computer assisted approach to the solution of engineering problems. Review and extension of undergraduate material in applied mathematics including linear algebra, vector calculus, differential equations, and probability and statistics.
ENPM672 Fundamentals for Thermal Systems (3)
Prerequisite: Undergraduate engineering, physics or chemistry degree.
Included in this course is an introduction to thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Emphasis is on gaining an understanding of the physical concepts through the solving of numerical problems associated with simple thermal fluid processes and cycles. Both ideal gases and multiphase fluids will be considered as the working fluids.

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