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ME Graduate Course List

6301: Nanostructured Materials
6333: Conduction and Radiation
Cr.3(3-0). Prerequisite: MATH 3363.
6334: Convection Heat Transfer
Cr.3.(3-0). Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Thermal boundary-layer theory; forced convection in laminar and turbulent flows; heat transfer of high velocities; transpiration cooling; dimensional analysis; free convection; selected applications.
6335: Heat Transfer with Phase Change
Cr.3.(3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing or consent of instructor. Dynamics of liquid-vapor interfaces including the role of capillary forces. Mechanisms and analysis of boiling and condensing heat transfer.
6336: Engineering Heat Transfer
6345: Fluid Dynamics 1
6353: Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics 1
Cr.3.(3-0). Prerequisite: MECE 3463, MECE 3363 or equivalent, Fortran programming experience, or consent of instructor. Numerical methods for linear and nonlinear Partial Differential Equations. Emphasis on finite difference and spectral methods applied to the Navier-Stokes equations for incompressible flow. Turbulence modeling.
6356: Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics 2
6358: Superconductor Materials
6361: Mechanical Behavior / Materials
Cr.3.(3-0). Prerequisite: MECE 3445 and graduate standing. Dislocation and defect theory, deformation and fatigue of metals, polymers and brittle materials.
6363: Physical Metallurgy
Cr.3.(3-0). Prerequisite: consent of instructor. Structure and mechanical properties of metals and alloys. Metal strengthening processes, plastic deformation, work hardening, crystal imperfections, recovery, and recrystallization.
6364: Phase Transformations of Materials
6367: Control System Analysis and Design
6374: Nonlinear Control Syst Design
6377: Continuum Mechanics I
Cr.3.(3-0). Prerequisite: MECE 5332 or consent of instructor. Motion of a continuum, polar decomposition, measures of strain; rate of deformation and vorticity; transport theorem, balance laws; general constitutive theory, material symmetry, invariance requirements.
6382: Theory of Elasticity
Cr.3(3-0). Prerequisite: MECE 5332 or consent of instructor. Physical principles, stress and displacement formulations, stress functions, variational principles, Saint-Venant beam theory, Green's functions, two- and three-dimensional problems, elements of fracture mechanics.
6384: Mtds of Appld Mthmtcs I
6385: Mtds of Appld Mthmtcs II
6387: Intelligent Structural Systems
6388: Optimal Control Theory
6389: Matrix Inequality Control
6397: Fluid Dynamics 2
6397: Scientific Computing
6398: Mechanics of Composites
7320: Micromechanics of Composites
7341: Introduction to Micro/nanofluidics
7361: System Identification
7362: Robust Multivariable Control
7375: Control of Smart Structures
7377: Microstructural Electron Microscopy
Cr.3.(3-0). Prerequisite: graduate standing and consent of instructor. Principles of electron microscopy, diffraction and contrast theories, the transmission electron microscope (TEM), the scanning electron microscope (SEM), application to microstructure of solid materials.
7397: Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics
7397: Interfacial Transport Phenomena