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 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 *
  • BIM 213 Biosensors**
  • BIM 218 Micro-Nano Sciences**
  • CHE222 Chemistry of Nanoparticles*
  • PHY250 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 astrisks (**) 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 .
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