Mechanical Engineering Approved Electives

Mechanical Engineering Approved Electives

School-Approved Electives for Mechanical Engineering—Program Year Fall 2015

ME BD students are required to take four 3-credit courses and one 1-credit lab (13 credits) of technical electives. The courses must be selected from one of the following two thematic areas:

 

Technical

Take one Lab Course:

M E 308         Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Laboratory (fall and spring)
M E 465         Introduction to Manufacturing Laboratory (fall and spring)
M E 497A       System Dynamics Lab (fall)
M E 497B       Rapid Prototyping Lab (fall)

Take two courses from Group 1:

M E 370         Vibrations of Mechanical Systems (fall and spring)
M E 401         Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (fall)
M E 408         Energy Systems (spring)
M E 427         Incompressible Aerodynamics (fall)
M E 428         Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics (spring)
M E 467         Applied Finite Element Analysis (fall and spring)
M E 469         Metallic Manufacturing Processes (spring)
M E 491         Bioengineering Applications of Mechanical Engineering (fall)

Take one course from Group 2:

Any course in Group 1

I E 405           Deterministic Models in Operations Research (spring only)
MATH 412     Fourier Series and PDE’s (fall only, odd years)
MATH 449     Applied Ordinary Differential Equations (spring only, odd years)
MATH 455     Introduction to Numerical Analysis I (fall only)
MATH 456     Introduction to Numerical Analysis II (spring only, even years)
MATH 482     Mathematic Methods of Operations Research (spring only, even years)
PHYS 400      Intermediate Electricity and Magnetism (fall only, even years)
PHYS 419      Theoretical Mechanics (spring only, even years)
PHYS 458      Intermediate Optics (spring only, odd years)
STAT 414       Intro to Probability Theory (fall only, odd years)

Take one course from Group 3:

Any course in Group 1 or 2

I E 302            Engineering Economy (fall and spring)
M E 494          Research Project*
M E 495          Internship*
M E 496          Independent Study*
M E 497          Special Topics*
MGMT 409     Project Management for Engineers (fall and spring)
PSYCH 444     Engineering Psychology (fall, note: requires PSYCH 100)
Q C 450           Quality Control and Quality Improvement (spring)

*Selection of 494-497 courses requires written approval of the program coordinator.

 

Engineering Management

Take one Lab Course:

M E 308         Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer Laboratory (fall and spring)
M E 465         Introduction to Manufacturing Laboratory (fall and spring)
M E 497A       System Dynamics Lab (fall)
M E 497B       Rapid Prototyping Lab (fall)

Take the following two courses:

MGMT 409     Project Management for Engineers (fall and spring)
I E 302             Engineering Economy (fall and spring)

and two additional courses from the following list:

I E 405             Deterministic Models in Operations Research (spring only)
MATH 482      Mathematic Methods of Operations Research (spring only, even years)
M E 370          Vibrations of Mechanical Systems (fall and spring)
M E 401          Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (fall)
M E 408          Energy Systems (spring)
M E 427          Incompressible Aerodynamics (fall)
M E 428          Applied Computational Fluid Dynamics (spring)
M E 467          Applied Finite Element Analysis (fall and spring)
M E 469          Metallic Manufacturing Processes (spring)
M E 491          Bioengineering Applications of Mechanical Engineering (fall)

Students in the Engineering Management thematic who also complete either the Operations and Supply Chain Management minor or the Technical Sales minor may substitute 400-level SCM courses for the 6 additional credits of 400-level I E, MATH, or M E courses.