Fall 2021 ME Elective Course Descriptions

Thermodynamics
ME 300 – Thermodynamics II
ME 430 – Power Engineering
ME 518 – Analysis of Thermal Systems

Systems, Measurements, and Controls
ME 363 (L) – Principles and Practice of Manufacturing Processes
ME 475 (L) – Automatic Control Systems
ME 586 (L) – Microprocessors in Electromechanical Systems

Thermal/Fluid Sciences
ME 433 – Principles of Turbomachinery
ME 49601 – Combustion Engineering

Design
ME 444 (L) – Computer Aided Design & Prototyping
ME 452 – Machine Design II
ME 455 (Senior Baja & Formula students graduating Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 Only) – Vehicle Design & Fabrication
ME 49601 – Additive Manufacturing-Fundamentals, Equipment, and Applications
ME 49601 (L) – Tools, Methods, and Techniques for Rapid, Iterative Product Design and Analysis
ME 597 (541) – Engineering Design: A Decision-Based Approach
ME 554 (1 credit hr.) – Intellectual Property Law for Engineers
ME 557 (L) – Design for Manufacturability

Solid Mechanics
ME 489 (L) – Introduction to Finite Element Analysis

Vibrations
ME 513 – Engineering Acoustics
ME 563 – Mechanical Vibrations
ME 597 – Wave Propagation in Solids

Research – Must complete Variable Title Form & Research Contract
ME 498 – 1st semester with professor and project
ME 499 – 2nd semester with same professor and working on same project

More 500 level graduate courses may be available but may not be suitable for all undergraduate students. You will need to check pre-requisites as they are more restrictive than 300/400 level courses, including needing a minimum grade of B in the pre-requisite course. After you confirm your eligibility for a 500 level course, please consult with your academic advisor to see if a specific 500 level course is right for you.