Sample Plans of Study

Sample Plans of Study, by Research Area

(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 275: Advanced Aircraft Stability and Control.*

(2) Biomechanical Engineering

  • MAE 212: Biomedical Heat and Mass Transport Processes.**

  • MAE 225: Spatial Kinematics and Robotics.**

  • MAE 223: Multibody Dynamics.

  • MAE 232: Skeletal Tissue Mechanics.

  • MAE 228: 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 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.*

  • 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 253: Network Theory.*

  • MAE 268: Wind Power Engineering.*

  • MAE 269: Fuel Cell Systems.*

(8) Micro and Nanotechnology

  • MAE 229: Design and Analysis of Micro Electromechanical Systems.**

  • MAE 228: Introduction to BioMEMS.*

  • MAE 245: Micro- and Nano-Technology in Life Sciences.

  • BIM 213: Biosensors.**

  • BIM 218: Micro-Nano Sciences.**

  • CHE 222: Chemistry of Nanoparticles.*

  • PHY 250: Fabrication & Properties of Magnetic Nanostructures.

(9) Thermo/Fluids

  • MAE 207: Engineering Experimentation and Uncertainty Analysis.

  • MAE 210A: Advanced Fluid Mechanics and Heat transfer.

  • MAE 210B: Advanced Fluid Mechanics and Heat transfer.

  • MAE 213: Advanced Turbulence Modeling.**

  • MAE 216: Advanced Thermodynamics.**

  • MAE 217: Combustion.*

  • MAE 219: Introduction to Scientific Computing in Solid and Fluid Dynamics.**

  • MAE 267: Parallel Computation in Fluid/Thermal Science.**

Notes

  1. MAE courses marked with an asterisk (*) are typically offered every other year.
  2. MAE courses marked with two asterisks (**) are typically offered irregularly.
  3. MAE courses without an asterisk are typically offered every year.
  4. Students may also take a limited amount of courses offered by other departments within or outside the College of Engineering.