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New Brunswick/Piscataway Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2007 School of Engineering Course Listing Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 650  

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 650
14:650:215Introduction to Computer-Aided Drafting and Machining (1) Personal-computer-aided drafting, geometric construction techniques, orthographic projections, auxiliary views, sectional views, oblique and isometric views, library symbols, 3-D modeling and viewing.
14:650:231Mechanical Engineering Computational Analysis and Design (3) Computational methods used in modeling mechanical engineering systems. Design project using the computer to judge engineering alternatives. Prerequisite: 14:440:127. Open only to mechanical engineering majors.
14:650:291Introduction to Mechanics of Materials (3) Stress and strain in elastic solids such as shafts and beams. Combined stresses; statically indeterminate beams. Prerequisite: 14:440:221. Corequisite: 01:640:244 or 251.
14:650:312Fluid Mechanics (3) Control volume concepts of mass, momentum, and energy transport. Hydrostatics, Euler's equations, potential flow, Navier Stokes equations, turbulence, and boundary layer theory. Prerequisite: 01:640:244.
14:650:342Design of Mechanical Components (3) Design philosophy; stress and deflection analysis; energy methods; theories of failure; fatigue; bearings; design of such mechanical elements as springs, weldments, and gears. Prerequisites: 14:650:291, 14:440:222.
14:650:349Mechanical Engineering Measurements Laboratory (1) Laboratory experience in use of instrumentation. Corequisite: 14:650:350.
14:650:350Mechanical Engineering Measurements (3) Theory of instrumentation, selection, calibration, use of instruments.Error analysis. Sensors, signal conditioners, data acquisition, and processing systems. Design project. Pre- or corequisite: 14:332:373. Corequisite: 14:650: 349.
14:650:351Thermodynamics (3) Fundamental concepts, First Law, reversibility, Second Law, entropy, properties of fluids and perfect gases, processes, cycles, general equations, and mixtures. Prerequisites: 01:750:228, 01:640:244.
14:650:388Computer-Aided Design in Mechanical Engineering (3) Computer-aided design (CAD) applications of analysis, synthesis, and design. Automated drafting and higher-order programming languages. Development of general-purpose functions, components, and command files. Hands-on experience on CAD stations. Lec. 2 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 14:650:215, 231. Pre- or corequisite: 14:650:342.
14:650:401Mechanical Control Systems (3) Dynamic analysis of mechanical, electromechanical, thermal, hydraulic, and pneumatic feedback control systems. Prerequisites: 01:640:244, 14:650:231. Pre- or corequisite: 14:332:373.
14:650:431,432Mechanical Engineering Laboratory I,II (1,1) Comprehensive experiments in fluid dynamics, acoustics, heat transfer, power systems, and dynamic mechanical systems. Preparation of test procedure, data analysis, presentation of results and conclusions. Lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 14:650:312, 349, 350, 351.
14:650:433Aerospace Engineering Laboratory (1) Comprehensive experiments in fluid dynamics, heat transfer, acoustics, power system, and dynamic mechanical systems. Preparation of test procedure, data analysis, and presentation of reports and conclusion. Lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 14:650:312, 349, 350. Corequisite: 14:650:481. Open only to students enrolled in aerospace option.
14:650:434Biomechanics Engineering Laboratory (1) Course gives students the opportunity to test theoretical knowledge of biomechanics, biofluids, and bioheat transfer with experiments, and to deliver a technical presentation on laboratory results to their classmates in a formal manner. Lab. 3 hrs. Prerequisites: 14:650:312, 342, 349, 350, 351.
14:650:443Vibrations and Controls (3) Mechanical vibration, vibration isolation, and critical speeds. Balancing of rotating and reciprocating machinery. Feedback control systems. Prerequisite: 14:650:342.
14:650:447Probabilistic Models in Mechanical and Aerospace Systems (3) Probabilistic concepts and modeling in mechanical design and analysis. Reliability of mechanical systems. Introduction to turbulence modeling. Introduction to computational aspects. Design project. Prerequisite: 14:332:321 or 14:540:210 or 01:640:477 or 01:960:379.
14:650:449Introduction to Mechanics of Composite Materials (3) Particle and fiber-reinforced composites, stress-strain relations of anisotropic materials, tensor transformation, derivation of effective moduli of composites from those of the constituents, cross-ply/ angle-ply laminates, symmetric/antisymmetric laminates, and engineering applications. Prerequisite: 14:650:291.
14:650:451Vehicle Dynamics (3) Performance, handling, and ride of ground vehicles. Tires, slip and traction, braking, aerodynamic effects, and steering. Prerequisite: 14:440:222. Corequisite: 14:650:312.
14:650:455Design of Mechanisms (3) Motion analysis. Centrodes, analytical representation of plane motion, Euler-Savary equation, Bobillier's theorem. Linkages and cams. Two- and three-position syntheses, Freudenstein's method, and optimal methods. Design project. Prerequisite: 14:440:222.
14:650:458Aerospace Structures (3) Load factors, stresses and deformations in thin-walled members, shear center, torsion of single-cell and multicell structures, analysis of aircraft components. Prerequisite: 14:650:291.
14:650:459Aerospace Propulsion (3) Theory of air-breathing and rocket engines. Propulsion performanceparameters and mission requirements. Operation of diffusers, combustors, rockets, and jet engines. Design project. Prerequisites: 14:650:312, 351.
14:650:460Aerodynamics (3) Circulation and lift, Kutta-Joukowski theorem, thin airfoil theory, finite wing theory, induced drag, static and dynamic longitudinal and lateral stability and control. Design project. Prerequisites: 14:650:312, 351.
14:650:461Internal Combustion Engines (3) Thorough analysis of reciprocating engines and gas turbine. Fuel characteristics. Pollutant formation and control. Combustion and lubrication. Prerequisite: 14:650:351.
14:650:462Power Plants (3) Current theory and practice of cycles and design of equipment for the generation of power in central stations and industrial power plants. Design projects. Prerequisite: 14:650:351.
14:650:463Compressible Fluid Dynamics (3) Integral form of conservation laws. One dimensional compressible flow with friction and heat. Normal and oblique shock waves. Prandtl-Meyer expansion. Differential form of conservation laws. Unsteady wave motion. 2-D subsonic, supersonic, and hypersonic flow. Prerequisites: 14:650:312, 351.
14:650:465Orbital Mechanics (3) Rocket principle and performance; staging; trajectories in central force field; orbit transfer; reentry dynamics and heating. Open only to senior mechanical engineering majors.
14:650:467-468Engineering Projects Laboratory I,II (1.5,1.5) Application of both analytical and experimental skills to an engineering research project. Individual work with weekly consultations with a faculty adviser. Open only to senior mechanical engineering majors.
14:650:471Introduction to Musculoskeletal Mechanics (3) Introduction to motion-actuating, force-generating, and load- supporting mechanisms in musculoskeletal system, as explained from basic engineering principles. Elucidation of function-structure relationships from both ultrastructural and mechanical analyses. Experimental and analytical approaches to solve realistic orthopedic and recreational problems. Open only to junior or senior engineering majors.
14:650:472Biofluid Mechanics (3) Basic introduction to fluid mechanics and heat and mass transport in biological systems. Emphasis on the study of models and applications of biofluid flows in physiological processes occurring in human blood circulation and underlying physical mechanisms from an engineering perspective, and on chemical and physical transport processes with applications toward the development of drug delivery systems, bioartificial organs, and tissue engineering. Prerequisite: 14:650:312 or 14:125:303 or 14:155:303.
14:650:473Design of Assistive Devices (3) Overview of assistive devises; mechanism design; actuator, sensor, and computer technology; human-machine interface and control; human factors; clinical considerations. Open only to junior or senior engineering majors.
14:650:474Solar Thermal Energy Collection and Storage (3) Introduction to the design and theory of systems that employ solar thermal energy as a replacement for fossil fuel energy used in buildings and homes. Design project. Open only to senior engineering or physical sciences majors.
14:650:477Environmental Control of Buildings (3) Methods of controlling temperature and humidity in buildings and homes. Load calculations. Use of DOE-2.1 or other computer simulation in HVAC design project. Prerequisite: 14:650:351. Pre- or corequisite: 14:650: 481.
14:650:478Mechanical Engineering Aspects of Electronic Packaging (3) Packaging of integrated circuits, printed circuit boards, and electronic equipment from consumer electronics and personal computers to large mainframe computers and telephone switching systems. Thermal analysis and design, stress analysis, shock and vibration, electrical analysis and design, materials, reliability, and failure mode analysis. Corequisite: 14:650:481.
14:650:481Heat Transfer (3) Theory of heat transfer by steady and transient conduction. Heat transfer by radiation. Convection of heat by fluid motion in external and internal flow. Combined heat transfer calculations. Prerequisites: 14:650:312, 351; 01:640:421.
14:650:485Topics in Mechanical Engineering (3) One or two topics of current importance and interest studied intensively. Topic examples: acoustics, combustion, energy conversion, refrigeration, urban engineering, and propulsion. Open only to senior mechanical engineering majors.
14:650:486-487Design of Mechanical Systems I,II (3,3) Allows students to use knowledge acquired in the curriculum on solving open-ended, multicriteria engineering problems. Emphasis placed on teamwork, project management, conceptualization, detailed design, analysis, and manufacturing. Lec. 2 hrs., lab. 3 hrs. Open only to senior mechanical engineering majors.
14:650:491,492Special Problems (3,3) Studies of special interest in aspects of mechanical and aero- space engineering. Prerequisite: Permission of department.
14:650:495Internship in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (3) Provides students with opportunity to practice and/or apply knowledge and skills in various mechanical engineering professional environments. Prerequisite: Permission of department; open to MAE students only. Graded Pass/No Credit.
14:650:496-497Co-op Internship in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (3,3) Intended to provide a capstone experience to the student's undergraduate studies by integrating prior course work into a working mechanical and aerospace engineering professional environment. Credits earned for the educational benefits of the experience and granted only for a continuous, six-month, full-time assignment. Prerequisite: Permission of department. Graded Pass/No Credit.
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