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Courses - Spring 2020
ENME
Engineering, Mechanical Department Site
ENME427
(Perm Req)
CSI Mechanical: Finding Reasons for Compromised Structural Integity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES220 and ENME382.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Understanding the causes of product failures including the political, societal, economic, environmental, and ethical impact of these failures, and the strategies to avoid, postpone, or mitigate them. Students will be encouraged to combine concepts from engineering, natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities to address these complex issues. Basics of failure analysis, forensics, and reliability engineering and the scientific fundamentals underlying the most common types of failure. Issues of legal liability. Methods for monitoring the existing condition of a structure.