Mechanical Engineering (MENG)

MENG1110 | Engineering Drawings & 3D Design | Lecture (4 Credits)

Create 3D solid models and assemblies using SolidWorks. Interpret engineering prints; create detail and assembly drawings according to standards. Use freehand drawing as a graphical communication tool.

MENG1120 | Introduction to Engineering | Lecture (3 Credits)

Explore major topics in Engineering. Provides students with a pathway to success in the program, including time management, industry software, study skills, internship availability and career opportunities.

MENG1210 | Machining for Engineers Lab | Laboratory (2 Credits)

Employ metalworking techniques using typical shop equipment including mills, lathes, grinders, saws, and drills. Utilize hand tools to prep stock and finish edges.

Prerequisite(s): MDES2130

Corequisite(s): MENG1220

MENG1220 | Machining for Engineers | Lecture (2 Credits)

Use theory and understanding of machining operations to plan work to create parts efficiently.

Prerequisite(s): MDES2130

Corequisite(s): MENG1210

MENG1230 | Statics | Lecture (3 Credits)

Identification, recognition and calculations associated with forces acting on rigid bodies at rest. Use vector analysis to analyze concurrent forces, non-concurrent forces, friction forces, centroids and moments.

Prerequisite(s): MATH1810 Or MATH1811

Corequisite(s): MATH1821

MENG2110 | Introduction to Programming | Lecture (3 Credits)

Create programs to solve engineering problems. Apply modular design approaches, decision and loop structures, and object-oriented methods to write clear and efficient code for mechanical engineering applications.

MENG2120 | Dynamics | Lecture (3 Credits)

Theory and calculations associated with kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles and rigid bodies. Analyze the application of Newton?s laws to the planar motion of rigid bodies.

Prerequisite(s): MENG1230

MENG2130 | Materials Science | Lecture (3 Credits)

Identify different types of materials, their properties, and appropriate uses. Fabrication techniques such as welding, brazing, modeling, and stamping are included.

Prerequisite(s): MENG1220

MENG2210 | Electrical & Controls Engineering Lab | Laboratory (2 Credits)

Apply electrical and electronic controls to solve real-world problems. Topics include AC and DC motors, electronic sensors, programmable logic controllers, motor drives and human machine interfaces.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS1820

Corequisite(s): MENG2220

MENG2220 | Electrical & Controls Engineering | Lecture (2 Credits)

Identification, recognition and calculations associated with electrical and electronic controls. Topics include AC and DC motors calculations, wiring diagrams, Ohm?s Law, series and parallel circuits, electronic sensors, programmable logic controllers, motor drives and human machine interfaces.

Prerequisite(s): PHYS1820

Corequisite(s): MENG2210

MENG2230 | Dynamics | Lecture (3 Credits)

Theory and calculations associated with kinematics and kinetics of particles, systems of particles and rigid bodies. Analyze the application of Newton?s laws to the planar motion of rigid bodies.

Prerequisite(s): MENG1230

MENG2240 | Mechanics of Materials | Lecture (3 Credits)

Discover how materials behave under load including deformation under various loading profiles. Apply concepts to design of mechanical members such as a beams, shafts, columns, and other load bearing devices.

Prerequisite(s): MENG1230

MENG3110 | Dsgn for Manufacturability & CAD/CAM Lab | Laboratory (1 Credit)

Use CAD/CAM software to create part geometries, tool paths, machining parameters and post processes NC code. Design and create parts using other common manufacturing processes, such as casting, injection molding, and sheet metal forming processes.

Prerequisite(s): MENG1210

Corequisite(s): MENG3120

MENG3120 | Design for Manufacturability & CAD/CAM | Lecture (2 Credits)

Introduction to common manufacturing processes, with emphasis on the principles of design for each process. Processes include: sheet metal forming, casting, welding, and plastic fabrication.

Prerequisite(s): MENG1220 And MENG1210

Corequisite(s): MENG3110

MENG3130 | Introduction to Thermodynamics | Lecture (4 Credits)

Theory and calculations associated with the principles of thermal energy as well applications of the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Topics include work and heat, control volume, steady states, uniform states, entropy, availability, power and refrigeration.

Prerequisite(s): MATH2820 And PHYS1800

MENG3140 | Materials Science | Lecture (3 Credits)

Identify different types of materials, their properties, and appropriate uses. Processes that change material properties include: alloy composition, heat treatment, coatings, and other modifications.

Prerequisite(s): MENG1220 And CHEM2110

MENG3210 | GD&T & Measurements Lab | Laboratory (2 Credits)

Use lab metrology equipment to assess the geometric dimensions and tolerances of parts, and to perform other mechanical measurements such as temperature, pressure, and flow.

Prerequisite(s): MENG3130

Corequisite(s): MENG3220

MENG3220 | GD&T & Measurements | Lecture (2 Credits)

Apply principles of physical measurements and error analysis to evaluate mechanical measurements. Create prints that include callouts for standards of accuracy using ASME/ANSI geometric dimensioning and tolerance standards.

Prerequisite(s): MDES1110 Or MENG1110

Corequisite(s): MENG3210

MENG3230 | Fluid Mechanics | Lecture (3 Credits)

Introduction to fluid statics and mechanics; laminar and turbulent flow with associated calculations. Applications to industry are used in problems.

Prerequisite(s): MATH2820

MENG3240 | Failure Analysis & Design | Lecture (2 Credits)

Examine advanced topics in modeling, design and best practices for machines, tooling and system assemblies. Evaluate components for protection against failure from low cycle fatigue, high cycle fatigue, ductile overload, corrosion.

Prerequisite(s): MENG2240

MENG3250 | Introduction to Heat Transfer | Lecture (3 Credits)

Examine the fundamentals of heat transfer modes including conduction, convection, and radiation. Calculations for each mode are included.

Prerequisite(s): MATH2820 And MENG3130

MENG4110 | Transmission of Power Lab | Laboratory (2 Credits)

Assemble and test mechanical power transmission systems, including gearboxes and fluid power systems. Correctly size components and evaluate power losses, service life, and safety factors.

Prerequisite(s): MATH2820 And MENG3130

Corequisite(s): MENG4120

MENG4120 | Transmission of Power | Lecture (2 Credits)

Apply principles of mechanical design and material failure to the design and analysis of mechanical power transmission components, such as gears, linkages, shafts, bearings and cams.

Prerequisite(s): MATH2820 And MENG3240

Corequisite(s): MENG4110

MENG4130 | Finite Element Analysis | Lecture (3 Credits)

Finite element modeling using both manual and software simulation analysis. Topics include two- and three-dimensional elements along with applications in solid mechanics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics.

Prerequisite(s): MATH2820

MENG4140 | Senior Design I | Capstone (4 Credits)

Student design teams execute a two semester design project to solve a real world problem. Application of the design process, underlying science, and application of concepts and tools gained in the curriculum are necessary. Application of project management principles and tools.

MENG4150 | Principles of Quality & Lean Mfg | Lecture (3 Credits)

Investigate several quality conventions used to reduce waste, improve quality, decrease production times, and improve customer satisfaction. Topics include statistics, queuing models, control charts for variables, acceptance criteria, and acceptance sampling.

Prerequisite(s): MATH2260

MENG4210 | Heat Transfer Applications & HVACR Lab | Laboratory (2 Credits)

Hands-on testing of heat transfer devices including heat, ventilation, and air conditioning systems.

Prerequisite(s): MENG3250

Corequisite(s): MENG4220

MENG4220 | Heat Transfer Applications & HVACR | Lecture (2 Credits)

Apply heat transfer theory to common industrial devices. HVACR and other applications are analyzed.

Prerequisite(s): MENG3250

Corequisite(s): MENG4210

MENG4230 | Engineering Economics | Lecture (2 Credits)

Combines the concepts of finance and economics with the engineering environment. Analyze costs, risk, funding options, economic return on investment, legal and environmental concerns.

MENG4240 | Senior Design II | Capstone (4 Credits)

Continuation of Senior Design I projects. Final deliverables are submitted, project is presented and closed out. Presentations are open to students, faculty, and the public in a symposium format.

Prerequisite(s): MENG4140

MENG4250 | Engineering Ethics | Lecture (1 Credit)

Interpret the connection between personal morality, the role of engineers and engineering in society, and relationship to one's employer. Case studies involving conflicts within these roles are reviewed and evaluated.

MENG4251 | Engineering Ethics | Lecture (2 Credits)

Interpret the connection between personal morality, the role of engineers and engineering in society, and relationship to one's employer. Case studies involving conflicts within these roles are reviewed and evaluated.

MENG4260 | Design of Experiments | Lecture (2 Credits)

Introduction to industrial experimentation through the use of statistical software to perform mathematical regression and analysis of variance for system functionality. Topics include randomized designs, blocking designs, full factorial designs and fractional factorial designs.

Prerequisite(s): MATH2260