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Current Courses

Course codeTitleFallSpring
INME 5007Solar Energy Applications x
INME 5008Corrosionx
INME 5025Metal Fatiguex
INME 5707Gas Turbine System Operationx
INME 5717Advanced Aircraft Structural Design x
INME 6001Advanced Thermodynamics I x
INME 6010Advanced Concepts In Fluid Mechanics
And Convective Heat Transfer
x
INME 6019Fracture Mechanics x
INME 6024Numerical Analysis of Transport Phenomena x
INME 6030Mechanics of Composite Materials x
INME 6037Finite Element Analysis x
INME 6039Vibrations x
INME 6045Automatic Assembly Systems x
INME 6048Continuum Mechanics x
INME 6055Conduction and Radiation Heat
Transfer
x
INME 6065Principles of Biomedical Engineeringx
INME 6107Smart Materials x
INME 6115Biomaterials x
INME 6748Energy and Variational Principles in Applied Mechanics x
INME 6810Mechanical Fundamentals of Electronic Packaging x

 

Advanced Math

Course CodeCourse TitlePre-Requisites
MATE 6025Numerical Linear AlgebraN/A
MATE6026Numerical OptimizationN/A
MATE6045Optimization TheoryN/A
MATE 6672Numerical Mathematical AnalisysN/A
MATE 6674Numerical Methods for Differential EquationsN/A
MATE 6675Mathematics of Modern Science IN/A
MATE 6676Mathematics of Modern Science IIN/A
ESMA 6305Statistical MethodsN/A
ESMA 6660Biostatistical AnalysisDirector's authorization
ESMA 6661Theory of Statistics IN/A
ESMA 6662Theory of Statistics IIESMA 6661
ESMA 6665Statistical ComputingESMA 6205 or Director's authorization
ININ 6025Linear and Discrete OptimizationININ 4021
ININ 6005Experimental StatisticsININ 4010
ININ 6010Multiple Regression AnalysisMATE 4009
INQU 6001Mathematical Methods in Chemical EngineeringN/A

 

Specialty Areas Courses

 Thermal ScienceMachine ScienceMaterials and ManufacturingBio and Micro-Scale Engineering
Specialty Area Courses
INME 6001: Advanced ThermodynamicsINME 6048: Continuum MechanicsINME 6045: Automatic Assembly SystemINME 6065: Principles of Biomedical Engineering
INME 6010: Fluid Mechanics & Convective HTINME 6019: Fracture MechanicsINME 6107: Smart Materials and DevicesINME 6115: Biomaterials
INME 6024: Numerical Analysis Transport PhenomenaINME 6039: VibrationsINME 6810: Mechanical Fund Electronic PackagingINME 6810: Mechanical Fundamentals Electronic Packaging
INME 6055: Heat Cond and RadiationINME 6037: Finite Element AnalysisINME 6115: BiomaterialsINME 6160: Principles Micro and Nano Fabrication
INME 6030: Mechanics of Composite MaterialsINME 6160: Principles Micro and Nano FabricationINME 6165: Design of Microfluidic Systems
INME 6748: Solid MechanicsINME 6046: Design for Product ManufacturabilityINME 6170: BioMEMS
INME 6046: Design for Product ManufacturabilityINME 6030: Mechanics of Composite MaterialsINME 6135: Tissue Engineering
INME 6021: Engineering Systems Design

 

Advanced Undergraduate Courses

 

INME 5005. LUBRICATION (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Fundamental principles and concepts of lubrication theory; hydrostatic and hydrodynamic lubrication; examples of journal and thrust bearing design, using both the hydrostatic and hydrodynamic principles; considerations in boundary lubrication.

 

INME 5007. SOLAR ENERGY APPLICATIONS (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 4015 or INQU 4001 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Fundamentals of solar radiation, its measurement, and methods of estimation. Selected topics on heat transfer relevant to systems design applications of solar energy such as flat plate and focusing collectors, energy storage systems, heating and cooling systems, power systems, and distillation processes.

 

INME 5008. CORROSION (I).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 4007 or INME 4107.

      • Electrochemical principles and corrosion mechanisms; protection and prevention of corrosion in metals; the effects of temperature, environment, and metallurgical factors.

 

INME 5015. SELECTED TOPICS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING.

One to six credit hours. One to six hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • A study of certain selected topics in Mechanical Engineering not covered by other existing courses.

 

INME 5018. MATERIALS FAILURE ANALYSIS (II) (Even numbered years).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: (INME 4012 and INME 4007) or (INME 4012 and INME 4107).

      • Materials science concepts used to identify, correct and prevent failure due to the improper use of materials or to problems in manufacturing processes. In depth study of failure mechanisms such as fatigue, wear, creep, and corrosion.

 

INME 5025. METALS FATIGUE (II) (Odd numbered years).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 4007 or INME 4107.

      • Nature of metal fatigue; modern approaches to design of mechanical components for repeated loadings; importance of residual stresses and stress concentrations; analysis of cumulative damage and life prediction; cycle counting and sequence of events.

 

INME 5701. GAS TURBINE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS I.

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: (INME 4001 and  INGE 4015) or authorization of the Director of the Department. Corequisite: INME 4002 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Application of concepts in thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, aerodynamics, and compressible flow theory to analysis and design of jet engines. Study of jet engine performance by means of thermodynamic analysis, measurement of pressure, temperature, and velocity parameters and their relation to fuel consumption and thrust output.

 

INME 5702. GAS TURBINE PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS II.

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: INME 5701 and (INME 4002 or authorization of the Director of the Department).

      • Identification and optimization of jet engine components for a well integrated system. Principles of overall system design applied to both design and off-design behavior of turbomachinery, combustion and emissions, acoustics, and operationally stable throttle response. Advanced thermodynamic concepts applied to turbofan optimization.

 

INME 5707. GAS TURBINE SYSTEM OPERATION.

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites: INME 4707 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Study of turbomachine components, such as compressors, combustors, turbines and nozzles, as integrated into a system that produces power aircraft. Development of a thermodynamic model for a turbofan engine to investigate design and off-design behavior, and the response to external and internal parameters. Study the influence of design criteria such as structural integrity, emissions, acoustics, and operationally-stable throttle response on the integration process.

 

INME 5711. AEROSPACE STRUCTURAL DESIGN I.

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 4011 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Study and application of the principles of machine design and steady load failure theory toaerospace structures. Design of thin-walled fatigue resistant aerospace structures; analysis of the state of stress and strain in stiffened Shell beams including thermal effects; deformation analysis by the Principle of Virtual Work and Complementary Principle of Virtual Work; and structural dynamics analysis.

 

INME 5712. AEROSPACE STRUCTURAL DESIGN II.

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 5711 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Study of aspects of structural analysis pertinent to the design of flight vehicles. Wing design based on aeroelasticity (wing flutter), wing divergence, vibrational analysis, environmental loads, aerospace materials, bucking of thin-walled compression members. Finite element analysis of elastic structures using the Principle of Virtual Work.

 

INME 5717. ADVANCED AIRCRAFT STRUCTURAL DESIGN.

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 4717 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Application of work and energy principles, and numerical methods, to the design of flight vehicles. Study of deflection and load analysis using the Principle of Virtual Work, Principle of Complementary Virtual Work, analytical weak form solutions, and the finite element formulation. Wing design considering; fatigue, aeroelasticity, divergence,environmental loads, aerospace materials, dynamic stability of thin-walled compression members, and structural dynamics.

 

INME 5995. SPECIAL PROBLEMS.

One to six credit hours. One to six hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Researches and special problems in Mechanical Engineering and related fields.

 

INME 5997. SELECTED TOPICS II.

One to six credit hours. One to six hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Study of selected topics in mechanical engineering or related fields.

 

Graduate Courses

 

INME 6001. ADVANCED THERMODYNAMICS I (I) (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Critical study of thermodynamics laws; property relationships; statistical thermodynamics; thermodynamics design of power plants and refrigeration plants.

 

INME 6002. ADVANCED THERMODYNAMICS II (II) (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 6001 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Advanced applications of thermodynamics to energy systems; chemical reaction kinetics; combustion; modeling of intermolecular forces and transport properties; solid phase thermodynamics.

 

INME 6005. HEAT CONDUCTION (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Analytical methods for the solution of heat conduction problems in Cartesian, cylindrical, and spherical geometries, separation of variables superposition., Laplace transforms, variational formulation; numerical methods to include finite differences and finite elements.

 

INME 6006. RADIATION HEAT TRANSFER (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

      • The nature of thermal radiation and radiative characteristics of surfaces. Application of fundamentals to the analysis of evacuated enclosures and of systems containing a thermal radiation absorbing and emitting media. Study of the combined effects of radiation conduction and convection of thermal energy. Applications.

 

INME 6007. ADVANCED AIR CONDITIONING (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 6001 or authorization of Department Director.

      • Advanced study of psychometrics, dynamic models for buildings, simultaneous heat and mass transfer processes. Energy efficient cooling and heating of building using annual energy consumption criterion and conventional and non-conventional air conditioning systems.

 

INME 6008. ADVANCED METAL CUTTING

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Mechanics of machining process including friction and temperature. Tools wear analysis, cutting fluids and surface finish. Economics of machining processes. Flexible manufacturing and group technology process design.

 

INME 6009. ADVANCED MANUFACTURING PROCESSES (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Developments in the removal and deforming processes of materials. Applications of these processes to hard, brittle, conducting and non-conducting materials. Use of the computer in the analysis of these processes.

 

INME 6010. ADVANCED CONCEPTS IN FLUID MECHANICS AND CONVECTIVE HEAT TRANSFER (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Fluid properties, equations of mass, momentum and energy for viscous flows, exact solutions, low and high Reynolds number flows, velocity and thermal boundary layers, flow in tubes, approximate methods, compressible flows, momentum and energy transfer in turbulent flows.

 

INME 6011. ANALYSIS OF MACHINE MEMBERS I (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 4026 or authorization of Department Director.

      • An extension of stress and deflection analysis, with emphasis on those topics pertinent to the design of machine members; the application of basic and advanced theory to design analysis in situations in which weight, temperature, fatigue, dynamic loads, and other modes of loading and failure are relevant.

 

INME 6012. ANALYSIS OF MACHINE MEMBERS II (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 6011 or authorization of Department Director.

      •  A continuation of INME 6011.

 

INME 6015. DISLOCATION THEORY (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 4007 or authorization of Department Director.

      • Theory of dislocations in isotropic and anisotropic continua; dislocation reactions; the relation of theory to observed dislocation configurations.

 

INME 6016. MECHANICAL METALLURGY (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 6015 or authorization of Department Director.

      • Dislocation theory applied to the deformation of metals; including the mechanisms of glide; fatigue; creep, and fracture.

 

INME 6017. SEMINAR.

One credit hour. One hour of seminar per week.

      • Discussion and reports on selected topics in Mechanical Engineering.

 

INME 6018. SEMINAR. One credit hour.

One hour of seminar per week.

      • Discussion and reports on selected topics in Mechanical Engineering.

 

INME 6019. FRACTURE MECHANICS (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Application of fracture mechanics to structural integrity of engineering materials; prevention of fracture, relationship between material toughness, design stress and flaw size, microstructural and environmental effects; transition temperature; fatigue and failure analysis.

 

INME 6021. ENGINEERING SYSTEMS DESIGN I (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisites or Corequisites: INME 6001 and INME 6011 or authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • An introduction to the philosophy of problem recognition and design project formulation; practice in this activity through the actual formulation and completion of several small design projects or one large one.

 

INME 6022. ENGINEERING SYSTEMS DESIGN II (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: INME 6021.

      •  A continuation of INME 6021.

 

INME 6024. NUMERICAL ANALYSIS OF TRANSPORT PHENOMENA (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Numerical solution of governing equations stemming from heat and mass transfer and fluid flow phenomena.

 

INME 6025. GAS DYNAMICS (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Fluid properties, equations of mass, momentum and energy, one-dimensional gas dynamics, normal and oblique shocks, expansion fans, flows in ducts and nozzles, flow with friction and heat transfer, small perturbation theory, introduction to characteristic method.

 

INME 6026. BOILING AND CONDENSATION HEAT TRANSFER.

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

      • Fundamentals of boiling and condensation including interface and wetting phenomena, drop and film condensation, pool and flow boiling and instabilities in two-phase flows.

 

INME 6030. MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Analysis of mechanical behaviour of composite materials; fiber reinforced composites, and laminated beams and plates; environmental effects; prediction of properties; theories of strength, stiffness, design.

 

INME 6035. CONSERVATION AND ALTERNATE ENERGY SYSTEMS (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

      • Technology of energy conservation and of systems for production of electricity which do not use fossil fuels. Case studies of conservation schemes, and of the technology of wind, ocean energy, direct solar, nuclear and biofuels. Energy sources, conversion processes, transportation and storage, supply systems, and socio-economic and ecological assessment. Individual, in depth, term papers are required on two of the topics covered.

 

INME 6036. CONTROL SYSTEM DESIGN AND APPLICATIONS (Every third semester, on demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

      • Design of electromechanical products; use of electronic parts in design. Applications of logic design. Selection and construction of control loop parts such as sensors and actuators. Design, build, and test of a miniature controlled system.

 

INME 6037. FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS (On demand).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: authorization of the Director of the Department.

      • Application of energy and variational principles to approximate ordinary and partial differential equations. Application of weak and strong formulations. Application to structural and heat transfer problems with static and dynamic loading. Computer programming of finite element analysis code to solve one-and two-dimensional problems using isoparametric formulation. Comparison of finite element results with exact and semi-analytical solutions.

 

INME 6039. VIBRATIONS (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

      • Systems with multiple degrees of freedom, principal modes and coordinates, modal analysis, influence coefficients, transfer matrix. Lagrange’s equations. Continuous system, longitudinal, torsional and lateral vibrations. Simulation of vibrational problems on analog and digital computers.

 

INME 6040. ADVANCED KINEMATICS (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week. Prerequisite: Graduate state.

      • Kinematic synthesis by analytical and computer assisted methods. Advanced topics in kinematic synthesis of linkages. Computerized design for function, path and motion generation. Spatial mechanisms and robotics.

 

INME 6045. AUTOMATIC ASSEMBLY SYSTEMS (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

      • Introduction to assembly systems; mechanics of vibratory and non vibratory feeders; parts feeding and orienting devices; natural resting aspects of parts; performance and economics of automatic assembly and robotic assembly systems; product design improvement for ease of assembly.

 

INME 6046. DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURE (Every third semester).

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

      • Methods to assist in the design of products for manufacture. Guidelines and design rules for quality control and to ease the fabrication of assemblies and products with casting and molding processes, material removal, and deforming.

 

INME 6055. CONDUCTION AND RADIATION HEAT TRANSFER.

Three credit hours. Three hours of lecture per week.

      • Discussion and use of methods for the analytical solution of heat conduction and heat radiation problems including Bessel’s functions, separation of variables, superposition, and the Laplace transform. Numerical solution of combined heat conduction and radiation problems using the methods of finite difference and discrete ordinates for radiatively participating and non-participating media.

 

INME 6099. RESEARCH (I, II).

Six credit hours.

      • Research in the field of Mechanical Engineering. The presentation and approval of a thesis is required in order to obtain the six credits.

 

INME 6995. SELECTED TOPICS (On demand).

One to six credit hours. One to six hours of lecture per week.

      • Study of selected topics in Mechanical Engineering and related fields.

 

INME 6998. ENGINEERING PROJECT (On demand).

Three to six credit hours.

      • Comprehensive study of a mechanical engineering problem selected to integrate the knowledge acquired in the graduate program of study. This project fulfills one of the requirements of the Master of Engineering Degree (ME) and will be governed by the norms established for the Graduate School for this purpose.