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Courses - Spring 2022
ENME
Engineering, Mechanical Department Site
ENME201
Careers in Mechanical Engineering
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: S-F
The Mechanical Engineering Curriculum, Career Paths. Research areas in the Mechanical Engineering Department. The Mechanical Engineering Profession.
ENME202
(Perm Req)
Computing Fundamentals for Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Corequisite: Must be concurrently enrolled in MATH141.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENAE202 or ENME202.
Introduction to computational tools for the solution of engineering problems. C++ & MATLAB programming including branching and loops, functions, file handling, arrays, and data structures. Students will be introduced to object-oriented programming, basic computing, algorithms, and principles of software engineering.
ENME208
Introduction to Automotive Engineering and Design
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
ENME272
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Computer Aided Design
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in MATH141.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENME414 or ENME272.
Fundamentals of CAD, using solid modeling packages (Pro/E, SolidWorks, and Autodesk Inventor). Two and three dimensional drawing. Dimensioning and specifications. Introduction of CAD based analysis tools. Students will complete a design project.
ENME331
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES232 and ENES221.
Credit only granted for: BIOE331, ENCE305, ENFP300, or ENME331.
Principles of fluid mechanics. Mass, momentum and energy conservation. Hydrostatics. Control volume analysis. Internal and external flow. Boundary layers. Modern measurement techniques. Computer analysis. Laboratory experiments.
ENME332
(Perm Req)
Transfer Processes
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME331.
Credit only granted for: ENME332 or ENFP312.
The principles of heat transfer. Conduction in solids. Convection. Radiation. Modern measurement techniques. Computer analysis.
ENME350
(Perm Req)
Electronics and Instrumentation I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: PHYS271 and PHYS270.
Modern instrumentation. Basic circuit design, standard microelectronic circuits. Digital data acquisition and control. Signal conditioning. Instrumentation interfacing. Designing and testing of analog circuits. Laboratory experiments.
ENME351
(Perm Req)
Electronics and Instrumentation II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: PHYS271, ENME350, and PHYS270.
Continuation of ENME 350. Modern instrumentation. Basic circuit design, standard microelectronic circuits. Digital data acquisition and control. Signal conditioning. Instrumentation interfacing. Designing and testing of analog circuits. Laboratory experiments.
ENME361
(Perm Req)
Vibration, Controls and Optimization I
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES220, ENES221, and MATH246; and (MATH206 or ENME202).
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Mechanical program.
Fundamentals of vibration, controls and optimization. Analysis and design in time, Laplace and frequency domains. Mathematical description of system response, system stability, control and optimization. Optimal design of mechanical systems.
ENME371
(Perm Req)
Product Engineering and Manufacturing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES221; and (ENME392 or STAT400).
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Mechanical program.
Business aspects of engineering product development. Relationship of design and manufacturing. Product specification. Statistical process control. Design team development. The development process.
ENME382
(Perm Req)
Introduction to Materials Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES100; and permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Corequisite: MATH241.
Recommended: PHYS261 and PHYS260.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Cross-listed with ENMA300.
Credit only granted for: ENMA300 or ENME382.
Structure of materials, chemical composition, phase transformations, corrosion and mechanical properties of metals, ceramics, polymers and related materials. Materials selection in engineering applications.
ENME392
(Perm Req)
Statistical Methods for Product and Processes Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH241.
Integrated statistical methodology for the improvement of products and processes in terms of performance, quality and cost. Designed experimentation. Statistical process control. Software application. Laboratory activities.
ENME400
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in ENME361.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Design of mechanical elements and planar machines. Failure theories. Design of pressure vessels, joints, rotating elements, and transmission elements. Kinematic structures, graphical, analytical, and numerical analysis and synthesis of linkages, gear trains, and flywheels are covered.
ENME406
(Perm Req)
Roller Coaster Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENES220, ENES221, and ENME272. And ENME202; or MATH206.
Corequisite: ENME400.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Engineering of roller coasters including: specifications, concept creation, structural design, car design, and safety. Course covers biomechanics and rider kinematics as well as manufacturing aspects.
ENME408
(Perm Req)
Selected Topics in Engineering Design; Automotive Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must be in Engineering: Mechanical program; and senior standing. Or permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.

Creativity and innovation in design. Generalized performance analysis, reliability and optimization as applied to the design of components and engineering systems. Use of computers in design of multivariable systems.
ENME410
(Perm Req)
Design Optimization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME271; or MATH206.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department; and junior or senior standing.
Introduction to the formal process of design optimization, including analytical and computational methods. Step by step design optimization techniques. Design optimization concepts, necessary and sufficient optimality conditions and solution techniques. Solution evaluation and tradeoff exploration.
ENME416
(Perm Req)
Additive Manufacturing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME331. And ENME272; or ENME414.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of fundamental additive manufacturing, 3D printing approaches, including: extrusion-based deposition, stereolithography, powder bed-based melting, and inkjet-based deposition. Cultivate a design for-additive manufacturing skillset for CAD and CAM methodologies to produce successful 3D prints. Fabricate 3D mechanical objects using a variety of 3D printing technologies on campus. Execute a design project that demonstrates how additive manufacturing technologies can overcome critical limitations of traditional manufacturing processes.
ENME424
(Perm Req)
Urban Microclimate and Energy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in ENME332.
Recommended: ENME423.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENME424 or ENME808I.
Urban microclimate from the perspective of transient heat and mass transfer using building energy simulations for building clusters as well as LEED building certification criteria. The focus is on understanding building energy consumption and environmental impacts from the individual building scale to a neighborhood scale.
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.
ENME431
(Perm Req)
Nuclear Reactor Systems and Safety
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: MATH246.
Recommended: ENME430.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Engineering, material and thermal aspects of light water reactors, fast reactors, high temperature gas reactors, heavy water moderated reactors, breeder reactors, advanced reactors including GEN IV designs. Evolution of light water reactor safety and regulation in the US that has culminated in the current body of regulations.
ENME436
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME331.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENME489K or ENME436.
Formerly: ENME489K.
Fundamentals, design/analysis tools, and state of the art renewable energy technologies. Energy resources and global perspectives of current and future energy demand/consumption trends, followed by prime renewable energy technologies, including wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, and ocean thermal energy conversion. Economics of renewable energy, energy conservation opportunities, CO2 capture and storage, and thermal energy storage.
ENME461
(Perm Req)
Control Systems Laboratory
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME351 and ENME361.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENEE461 or ENME461.
Students will design, implement, and test controllers for a variety of systems. This will enhance their understanding of feedback control familiarize them with the characteristics and limitations of real control devices. Students will also complete a small project. This will entail writing a proposal, purchasing parts for their controller, building the system, testing it, and writing a final report describing what they have done.
Cross-listed with ENEE461. Credit offered for ENME461 or ENEE461.
ENME462
(Perm Req)
Vibrations, Controls, and Optimization II
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME361.
Restriction: Permission of the Mechanical Engineering Department.
Continuation of ENME361. Fundamentals of vibration, controls, and optimization. Analysis and design in time, Laplace and frequency domains. Mathematical descriptions of system response, system stability, control and optimization. Optimal design of mechanical systems.
ENME464
(Perm Req)
Cost Analysis for Engineers
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME392; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
An introduction to the financial and cost analysis aspects of product engineering. Introduces key elements of traditional engineering economics including interest, present worth, depreciation, taxes, inflation, financial statement analysis, and return on investment. Provides an introduction to cost modeling as it applies to product manufacturing and support. Cost modeling topics will include: manufacturing cost analysis, life-cycle cost modeling (reliability and warranty), and cost of ownership.
ENME466
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Corequisite: ENME392; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
This course intends to provide in-depth understanding of Lean Six Sigma and its Define - Mearsure - Analyze - Improve - Control (DMAIC) Breakthrough Improvement Strategy. The emphasis is placed on the DMAIC process which is reinforced via application of semester long corporate projects and case study analysis.
ENME467
Engineering for Social Change
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restriction: Must not be in Engineering: Mechanical program; and junior standing or higher; and must be in a major in ENGR-A. James Clark School of Engineering.
Cross-listed with: ENES467.
Credit only granted for: ENES467 or ENME467.
Critical analysis of issues at the intersection of engineering, philanthropy and social change. How engineering design, products and processes have created social change in the past and will do so in the future through both intended and unintended consequences. Topics covered include energy, sustainability and climate change, autonomy, the digital future, low cost engineering, manufacturing, philanthropy, ethics and the impact of electronics on society, among others. Faculty and external experts will engage with students on these topics. Students will broadly engage with organizations involved in using technology for positive social impact.
ENME472
(Perm Req)
Integrated Product and Process Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
CORE: CS
Prerequisite: ENME331, ENME361, ENME351, and ENME371; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in ENME332.
Restriction: Permission of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Integration of product development with the development process. Design strategies. Product architecture. Design for manufacturing. Selection of materials. Design for assembly.
ENME488
(Perm Req)
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Limited to mechanical engineering seniors.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME489
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME489D
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Flight Dynamics and Simulation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME489F.
ENME489E
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Design for Sustinability
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENME489I
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Decarbonization of Building Systems through Energy Audit and Optimization, Renewable Energy, and Electrification
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisites: Senior standing or approval of the instructor.
ENME489L
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Bio-Inspired Robotics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Pre- or corequisite: ENME351 and permission of department.
ENME489M
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Advanced Fluid Mechanics with Applications
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME202 and ENME331.
ENME489P
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Control of Smart Structures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME361
ENME489T
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Nuclear Reactor Design
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
ENME489Y
(Perm Req)
Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Remote Sensing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME351.
ENME607
Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Cross-listed with ENRE671.
Credit only granted for: ENME808X, ENRE671 or ENME607.
Formerly: ENME 808X.
Individual decision-making, group decisionmaking, and organizations of decision-makers in the context of engineering design, project management, and other functions. Techniques for making better decisions, for understanding how decisions are related to each other, and for managing risk.
Cross-listed with ENRE671. Credit granted for ENME607 or ENRE671.
ENME632
Advanced Convection Heat Transfer
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: ENNU615 or ENME632.
Statement of conservation of mass, momentum and energy. Laminar and turbulent heat transfer in ducts, separated flows, and natural convection. Heat and mass transfer in laminar boundary layers. Nucleate boiling, film boiling, Leidenfrost transition and critical heat flux. Interfacial phase change processes; evaporation, condensation, industrial applications such as cooling towers, condensers. Heat exchangers design.
ENME633
Molecular Thermodynamics
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
An examination of the interactions between molecules, which govern thermodynamics relevant to engineering, will be conducted. We will investigate both classical and statistical approaches to thermodynamics for understanding topics such as phase change, wetting of surfaces, chemical reactions, adsorption, and electrochemical processes. Statistical approaches and molecular simulation tools will be studied to understand how molecular analysis can be translated to macroscopic phenomena.
ENME635
Energy Systems Analysis
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: ENPM635 or ENME635.
Rankine cycles with nonazeotropic working fluid mixtures, two-, multi- and variable-stage absorption cycles and vapor compression cycles with solution circuits. Power generation cycles with working fluid mixtures. Development of rules for finding all possible cycles suiting a given application or the selection of the best alternatives.
ENME641
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: ENME640; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Formerly: ENME652.
Fluid flows where viscous effects play a significant role. Examples of steady and unsteady flows with exact solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations. Boundary layer theory. Stability of laminar flows and their transition to turbulence.
ENME664
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Prerequisite: ENES221; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Kinematics in plane and space; Dynamics of particle, system of particles, and rigid bodies. Holonomic and non-holonomic constraints. Newton's equations, D'Alembert's principle, Hamilton's principle, and equations of Lagrange. Impact and collisions. Stability of equilibria.
ENME672
Composite Materials
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Micromechanics of advanced composites with passive and active reinforcements, mathematical models and engineering implications, effective properties and damage mechanics, recent advances in "adaptive" or "smart" composites.
ENME674
Finite Element Methods
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (ENGR: MS/PhDMechanical Engineering (Master's); ENGR: MS/PhDMechanical Engineering (Doctoral)) ; or permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department.
Credit only granted for: ENME 674, ENAE652, ENPM652 or ENPM808F.
Theory and application of finite element methods for mechanical engineering problems such as stress analysis. Basic development of the method for solving the types of governing partial differential equations that are the foundations for many engineering and physical sciences. The emphasis is on balancing the theoretical/mathematical background with a computable implementation to reach applications. Some code writing and debugging will be involved. This class is suited for graduate students or high-achieving undergraduates in engineering, mathematics, or the physical sciences. A very basic knowledge of matrix-vector calculations and multivariable calculus are required. Some exposure to partial differential equations and experience with Matlab or a compiled language will be helpful but are not required.
ENME712
Measurement, Instrumentation and Data Analysis for Thermo-Fluid Processes
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud, S-F
This course is designed to offer systemic coverage of the methodologies for measurement and data analysis of thermal and fluid processes at the graduate level. The course materials will cover three broad categories: (1) Fundamentals of thermal and fluid processes in single phase and multi phase flows as relates to this course; Measurement and Instrumentation techniques for measurement of basic quantities such as pressure, temperature, flow rate, heat flux, etc., and (3) Experimental Design and Planning, sources of errors in measurements, and uncertainty analysis.
ENME742
Urban Microclimate and Energy
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Jointly offered with ENME424.
Credit only granted for: ENME808I, ENME42 4 or ENME742.
Formerly: ENME808I.
Examines urban microclimate from the perspective of transient heat and mass transfer using building energy simulations for building clusters. The focus is on understandingbuilding energy consumption and environmental impacts from the individual building scale (~100) to a neighborhood scale (~103). Emerging morphological properties of building clustersmodulate transient convective and radiative heat transfer resulting in different localmicroclimatic conditions. At the neighborhood scale, these conditions are analyzed using heatand mass transfer simulations in building clusters to provide boundary conditions for transient building energy simulations. At the individual building scale, besides the energy consumption,this course examines connection between indoor and outdoor environments.
ENME744
Additive Manufacturing
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: ENME272 and ENME331; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Jointly offered wit h ENME416.
Credit only granted for: ENME 416 OR ENME 744.
Develop a comprehensive understanding of fundamental additive manufacturing-alternatively, "three-dimensional (3D) printing-approaches, including extrusion-based deposition, stereolithography, powder bed-based melting, and inkjet-based deposition. Cultivate a "design-for-additive manufacturing" skill set for combining computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) methodologies to produce successful 3D prints. Fabricate 3D mechanical objects using a variety of 3D printing technologies on campus. Execute a design project that demonstrates how additive manufacturing technologies can overcome critical limitations of traditional manufacturing processes.
ENME799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME808
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME808E
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Machine Learning: Theory and Applications
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME808P
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Control of Smart Structures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME808T
Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering; Network Control Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME809A
Special Topics; Steady State and Dynamic Modeling of Energy Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
ENME898
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
ENME899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: S-F
Contact department for information to register for this course.