Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Sample Plans of Study

(1) Aeronautics

  • MAE 237 Analysis and Design of Composite Structures *
  • MAE 238 Advanced Aerodynamic Design and Optimization *
  • MAE 242 Stability of Thin Walled Structures *
  • MAE 248 Advanced Turbomachinery *
  • MAE 262 Advanced Aerodynamics *
  • MAE 263 Introduction to Computational Aerodynamics and Fluid Dynamics *
  • MAE 264 Computational Aerodynamics *
  • MAE 266 Advanced Wind Tunnel Testing *
  • MAE 275 Advanced Aircraft Stability and Control *

(2) Biomechanical Engineering

  • MAE 212 Biomedical Heat and Mass Transport Processes *
  • MAE 215 Biomedical Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena
  • MAE 225 Spatial Kinematics and Robotics *
  • MAE 227 Research Techniques in Biomechanics
  • MAE 223 Multibody Dynamics
  • MAE 231 Musculo Skeletal System Biomechanics
  • MAE 232 Skeletal Tissue Mechanics
  • MAE XXX Introduction to Bio MEMS *

(3) Computational Fluid Dynamics

  • MAE 210A Advanced Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
  • MAE 210B Advanced Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
  • MAE 213 Advanced Turbulence Modeling *
  • MAE 219 Introduction to Scientific Computing in Solid and Fluid Dynamics *
  • MAE 263 Introduction to Computational Aerodynamics and Fluid Dynamics *
  • MAE 264 Computational Aerodynamics *
  • MAE 267 Parallel Computation in Fluid/Thermal Science*
  • MAT 226A Numerical Methods: Fundamentals
  • MAT 226B Numerical Methods: Large-Scale Matrix Computations
  • MAT 226C Numerical Methods: Ordinary Differential Equations
  • MAT 228A-C Numerical Solution of Differential Equations 

(4) Controls and Mechatronics

  • MAE 225 Spatial Kinematics and Robotics *
  • MAE 251 Mechatronics System Design *
  • MAE 252 Information Processing for Autonomous Robotics *
  • MAE 254 Engineering Software Design *
  • MAE 271 Advanced Modeling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems
  • MAE 272 Theory and Design of Control Systems *
  • MAE 274 Analysis and Design of Digital Control Systems
  • MAE 275 Advanced Aircraft Stability and Control *
  • MAE 276 Data Acquisition and Analysis *

(5) Design, Manufacturing, and Materials

  • MAE 225 Spatial Kinematics and Robotics *
  • MAE 229 Design and Analysis of Micro Electromechanical Systems *
  • MAE 237 Analysis and Design of Composite Structures *
  • MAE 239 Advanced Finite Element and Optimization *
  • MAE 240 Computational Methods in Nonlinear Mechanics *
  • MAE 242 Stability of Thin Walled Structures *
  • MAE 250A Advanced Methods in Mechanical Design
  • MAE 250B Advanced Methods in Mechanical Design
  • MAE 250C Mechanical Performance of Materials * l
  • MAE 254 Engineering Software Design *
  • MAE 255 Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing *

(6) Dynamics and Design of Mechanical Systems

  • MAE 220 Mechanical Vibrations
  • MAE 222 Advanced Dynamics
  • MAE 223 Multibody Dynamics
  • MAE 225 Spatial Kinematics and Robotics *
  • MAE 226 Acoustics and Noise Control *
  • MAE 234 Design and Dynamics of Road Vehicles *
  • MAE 250A Advanced Methods in Mechanical Design
  • MAE 250B Advanced Methods in Mechanical Design
  • MAE 250C Mechanical Performance of Materials *
  • MAE 254 Engineering Software Design *
  • MAE 255 Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing *
  • MAE 258 Hybrid Electric Vehicle System Theory and Design *
  • MAE 271 Advanced Modeling and Simulation of Mechatronic Systems

(7) Energy Systems

  • MAE 207 Engineering Experimentation and Uncertainty Analysis
  • MAE 211 Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer
  • MAE 218 Advanced Energy Systems/Fuel Cells *
  • MAE 236 Aerodynamics in Nature and Technology *
  • MAE XXX Network Theory *
  • MAE 268 Wind Power Engineering *
  • MAE 269 Fuel Cell Systems *
  • MAE XXX Micro and Nano Flows *

(8) Micro and Nanotechnology

  • MAE 229 Design and Analysis of Micro Electromechanical Systems *
  • MAE XXX-Introduction to BioMEMS *
  • MAE XXX-Micro- and Nano-Flows *
  • BIM 213 Biosensors
  • BIM 218 Micro-Nano Sciences
  • BIM 289 Bio-Nanophotonics
  • EAD 289E: Micro-Nano Fabrication
  • CHE222 Chemistry of Nanoparticles
  • PHY250 Fabrication & Properties of Magnetic Nanostructures

(9) Thermo/Fluids

  • MAE 207 Engineering Experimentation and Uncertainty Analysis
  • MAE 208 Measurement Methods in Fluid Mechanics and Combustion *
  • MAE 210A Advanced Fluid Mechanics and Heat transfer
  • MAE 210B Advanced Fluid Mechanics and Heat transfer
  • MAE 213 Advanced Turbulence Modeling *
  • MAE 215 Biomedical Fluid Mechanics and Transport Phenomena
  • MAE 216 Advanced Thermodynamics
  • MAE 217 Combustion *
  • MAE 219 Introduction to Scientific Computing in Solid and Fluid Dynamics *
  • MAE 261 Gas Dynamics *
  • MAE 267 Parallel Computation in Fluid/Thermal Science *
  • MAE XXX-Micro- and Nano-Flows *

Notes:

  1. MAE courses marked with an asterisk (*) under each area of study are offered every other year. Others are typically offered every year.
  2. Students may also take courses offered by other departments within or outside the College of Engineering .
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