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2016-2017 Catalog

Mechanical Engineering, B.S. Major (Class of 2016)


The program consists of a minimum of 15 major courses and 14 collateral courses:

MATH 161Calculus I

MATH 162Calculus II

MATH 263Calculus III

MATH 264Differential Equations with Linear Algebra

CHEM 121General Chemistry I


CHEM 122General Chemistry II


ES 231Nature of Engineering Materials


PHYS 131Physics I: Mechanics


PHYS 133Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Waves


PHYS 151Accelerated Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics


PHYS 152Accelerated Physics II: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics


ES 101Introduction to Engineering

ES 226Statics

ES 230Strength of Materials

ME 210Manufacturing and Design

ME 240Dynamics

ME 331Instrumentation and Data Acquisition

ME 350Thermodynamics I

ME 352Dynamics of Physical Systems and Electrical Circuits

ME 353Engineering Design I

ME 360Thermodynamics II

ME 362Fluid Mechanics

ME 371Engineering Design II

ME 470Heat Transfer

ME 475Thermal/Fluids Systems

ME 478Control Systems and Mechatronics

ME 479Control Systems and Mechatronics Design and Analysis

ME 497Senior Design Project I

ME 498Senior Design Project II

Mathematics/science elective

Two technical electives

Two free electives

Two technical electives, two free electives: One of the free electives or technical electives must be either a Mathematics or Science course

Technical Electives- Technical electives are a diverse set of courses in design, thermal systems, dynamic systems, and other relevant areas of engineering, mathematics and science. These courses give students the opportunity to study advanced topics in their areas of interest. Technical electives emphasize the application of fundamental concepts and provide a sound basis for graduate study and professional practice in Mechanical Engineering.

The Common Course of Study is required.