General Engineering (ENGR)

General Engineering (ENGR)

ENGR 501  Numerical Methods  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Numerical solution of equations; error analysis; finite difference methods; numerical differentiation and integration; series expansions; difference equations; numerical solution of differential equations.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 503  Partial Differential Equations  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Basic concepts in the finite difference and finite element methods; methods for parabolic equations; analysis of stability and convergence.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 504  Ordinary Differential Equations  3 Credit Hour(s)  

General single-step, multistep, multi-value, and extrapolation methods for systems of nonlinear equations; convergence; error bounds; error estimates; stability; methods for stiff systems; current literature.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 505  Finite Element Analysis  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Introduction to the mathematical theory, formulation, and computer implementation of the finite element method. Application to one-and two-dimensional problems in engineering mechanics.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 512  Computing Languages (Python, MATLAB, C, C++, Fortran)  3 Credit Hour(s)  

An introduction to programming language (Python, Matlab, C, C++, Fortran) specification and analysis. Additional topics include control structures, data types, and structures, run-time environments, binding strategies, compilers, and interpreters.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 517  Advanced Thermodynamics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Postulational treatment of the physical laws of equilibrium, thermostatics. Equations of state, processes, equilibrium stability, reactive systems, phase transitions.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 521  Advanced Heat Transfer  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Condensation and boiling, analytical and numerical techniques for conduction and convection, gray-body and spectral-dependent radiation, transient and steady-state thermal modeling.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 525  Continuum Mechanics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

An introduction to the general theory of continuous media and its application to the theories of elasticity and fluid mechanics.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 527  Advanced Mechanics of Materials  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Stress, strain, stress-strain relationships, strain energy, failure theories, curved beams, unsymmetrical bending, shear center, torsion of noncircular sections, energy principles, Castigliano's theorem, inelastic behavior.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 541  Inelasticity  3 Credit Hour(s)  

This course covers plasticity, creep, viscoelasticity, and inelastic behavior in relation to microstructure-property relations, constitutive modeling at different length scales, and computational simulations.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 543  Damage and Fracture  3 Credit Hour(s)  

History of fracture and development of fracture mechanics principles. Linear elastic and elastic-plastic stress analysis of cracked bodies. ASTM standards and applications.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructors

Offered: Resident

ENGR 545  Fatigue  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Prediction and prevention of fatigue failure in metallic material.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 595  Directed Individual Study in Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Research-oriented project or an independently completed course of study in a specially designed area as approved and supervised by the instructor. May be repeated for up to 6 credits.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 596  Graduate Orientation/Seminar Series  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Course provides a graduate program orientation and lecture series which includes visiting lecturers.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 597  Special Topics in Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Title to be arranged. This course is to be used on a limited basis to offer developing subject matter areas not covered in existing courses. (Courses limited to two offerings under one title within two academic years).

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 606  Computational Fluid Dynamics  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Elementary aspects of computational fluid dynamics (CFD); review of numerical analysis and fluid mechanics as pertinent to CFD; numerical solution to selected fluid dynamic problems.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 615  Bio-Inspired Design  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Provides an overview of non-conventional mechanical approaches in nature and shows how this knowledge can lead to more creativity in mechanical design and to better (simpler, smaller, more robust) solutions than with conventional technology.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 616  Design Optimization  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Introduction to optimality criteria and optimization techniques for solving constrained or unconstrained optimization problems. Sensitivity analysis and approximation. Computer application in optimization. Introduction to MDO.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 631  Composite Materials  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Stress, strain, constitutive relations for anisotropic material, lamina properties, laminate properties, composite beams and plates.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 635  Materials Processing Methods  3 Credit Hour(s)  

The fundamental linkages between processing, structure and properties will be addressed with emphasis on micro- and nano-structural impacts on properties.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 637  Materials Characterization Methods (SEM, OM)  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Characterization of advanced material behaviors for pavement subgrades, bases and surface courses, Stress dependency, viscoelasticity, repeated load moduli, and stabilization are central behaviors of interest.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 639  Mechanical Metallurgy  3 Credit Hour(s)  

The mechanical and metallurgical fundamentals of metals are discussed. Mechanical fundamentals cover the stress and strain relationships and metallurgical fundamentals cover the Microstructure.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 651  Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME)  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Survey course of various length scale computational analysis related to materials modeling. Emphasis upon projects and exercises.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 687  Thesis Research in Engineering  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Thesis research and proposal development.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 688  Thesis Research in Engineering  6 Credit Hour(s)  

Thesis research and proposal development.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 689  Thesis Research in Engineering  9 Credit Hour(s)  

Thesis research and proposal development.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 690  Thesis Defense in Engineering  0 Credit Hour(s)  

Students will publicly defend their thesis research project.

Registration Restrictions: Consent of Instructor

Offered: Resident

ENGR 695  Directed Research  3 Credit Hour(s)  

Offered: Resident

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