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2019 Fall - University of Florida

EML 4501: Mechanical Engineering Design 2
"Integrated design and presentation of a mechanical system."‚Äč

EML 4502: Mechanical Engineering Design 3
"Design and realization of a mechanical engineering system, component, or process subject to appropriate standards and constraints. Team Project."

At Jacksonville University

ME-313: Mechanics of Materials
"This course covers normal stress and strain, thermal strain, shear stress, shear strain; stress and strain transformations; Mohr's circle for plane stress and strain; stresses due to combined loading; axially loaded members; torsion of circular and thin-walled closed sections; statically indeterminate systems; deformation, strains and stresses in beams; beam deflections; column stability."

At Tennessee State University

ENGR-4500: Capstone Design Project I
"An engineering capstone design project I leading to completion of the project in ENGR 4510. A written report and an oral defense of the proposed design project are required."

ENGR-4510: Capstone Design Project II
"A continuation of capstone design project I leading to completion of the project. A written report and an oral defense of the project are required."

At Philadelphia University

ENGR-311: Fluid Mechanics
"Junior-level fluid mechanics course with topics including fluid statics; control-volume analysis; the Navier-Stokes equations; similitude; viscous, inviscous and turbulent flows; and boundary layers."

ENGR-101: Introduction to Engineering
"An introduction to engineering through hands on use of design, build and test modules in mechanical, industrial, and architectural engineering fields. The course makes an introduction to programming logic, engineering design, materials, workshop skills, engineering ethics and technical presentation."

At Milwaukee School Of Engineering

ME-490, ME-491, ME-492: Senior Design I, II, & III
"The department’s three-quarter sequence encapsulating a team capstone senior design-and-build project; typically completed in consultation with engineers from sponsoring companies seeking student-generated solutions to real-world problems relevant to company business."

ME-416: Thermodynamics Applications
A senior blended laboratory and lecture course with a design-and-build project or research component. Content includes Otto and Diesel power cycles; gas mixtures; psychrometrics; combustion; sustainable energy systems; and experimental design.

ME-354: Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer
"A junior lecture service course teaching thermodynamics and heat transfer to electrical and computer engineers. Thermodynamics topics include the State Postulate; the ideal gas model; 1st Law energy balances for closed and steady-state open systems; heat and work transfer; efficiency; internal energy and enthalpy; specific heats; steady-flow engineering devices; and the Carnot cycle & ideal heat engines. Heat transfer topics include conduction; convection; and radiation with applications to design of electrical systems."

ME-323: Manufacturing Processes
"A junior hybrid lecture and laboratory course covering basic manufacturing processes commonly used in the production of metal, plastic, ceramic, and composite parts. Topics include casting, powder metallurgy, bulk deformation, sheet metal working, joining, machining, various plastic processes, inspection, statistical process control, and introductions to quality and lean concepts. SolidCast is used to predict sand casting cool-down time for comparison to experiment."

ME-318: Heat Transfer
"A junior lecture course with design project component. Topics include conduction; convection; radiation; thermal system modeling; and heat exchanger design."

ME-317: Fluid Mechanics
"A junior blended laboratory and lecture course. Topics include fluid properties; hydrostatics; Euler and Bernoulli Equations; Reynolds Transport Theorem; boundary layers; internal flow; external flow; open channel flow; Buckingham Pi Theorem & similitude; and experimental uncertainty."

ME-314: Principles of Thermodynamics II
"A junior lecture course covering 1st Law energy balances for unsteady open systems; the Carnot cycle and ideal heat engines; 2nd Law entropy accounting; Maxwell Relations; entropy constitutive relations for pure substances, ideal gasses, and incompressible liquids; isentropic efficiency; Rankine & Brayton power cycles; and refrigeration cycles."

ME-311: Principles of Thermodynamics I
"A junior lecture course covering thermodynamic properties; the State Postulate; the pure substance, ideal gas, and incompressible liquid models; 1st Law energy balances for closed and steady-state open systems; heat and work transfer; efficiency; internal energy and enthalpy; specific heats; and steady-flow engineering devices."

At University of North Texas -- Denton

MEEN-5110: Alternative Energy
"A graduate lecture course with design project component. Topics included evaluation of the global energy resource base; renewable energy (solar, wind, biomass, hydroelectric, tidal, geothermal); and energy efficiency in the built environment (HVAC, lighting, and insulation). For the course project, engineering students teamed with interior design undergraduates from the College of Visual Arts & Design to redesign a dorm room for energy efficiency and sustainability."

MEEN-4900: Undergraduate Research Seminar
"A seminar course for all grade levels complementing curriculum-integrated undergraduate research experiences. Topics included purposes, functions, and best practices within academic research laboratories; performing literature searches; evaluating technical papers; extramural fundraising to support research; planning, executing, and documenting research experiments; authoring journal and conference papers for peer-review; skills for presenting research results; and documenting research accomplishments on a CV."

MEEN-4250: Capstone Design in Mechanical and Energy Engineering
"The Capstone course in Mechanical and Energy Engineering culminating the experience of the Bachelor of Science degree. Student teams complete product design, development, and fabrication projects. Patterned on a professional work-place environment that allows students to make connections between different areas of knowledge, students learn decision-making strategies while planning and managing resources and adhering to an overall project schedule."

MEEN-4110: Alternative Energy:
Senior UG derivative of MEEN 5110 with the same content and design project.

MEEN-3242: Mechanical & Energy Engineering Laboratory II
"A junior laboratory course providing hands-on experimental experience in parallel with concurrent lecture courses in the energy-thermal-fluid sciences. Students completed thirteen instructor designed-and-built experiments on the following topics: 1) hydraulic jump, 2) siphons [unsteady Bernoulli Equation], 3) wind tunnel velocity measurement, 4) external flow around immersed bodies, 5) bomb calorimetry, 6) heat exchanger evaluation, 7) fuel cells, 8) wind energy resource evaluation, 9) solar energy resource evaluation, 10) thermoelectric thermal-to-electrical energy conversion, 11) thermal-to-mechanical energy conversion via Hero’s Engine, 12) thermal-to-mechanical energy conversion via Tesla’s Turbine, 13) residential-scale refrigeration cycles."

MEEN-3125: Energy-Thermal-Fluid Projects
"A junior project-based laboratory course providing hands-on preparation for the Capstone senior design project while complementing concurrent lecture courses in the energy-thermal-fluid sciences. Student teams solved three open-ended engineering problems through application of the formal engineering design process: 1) create a dynamometer to evaluate torque and rotational velocity of an electric motor, 2) determine identities of mystery liquids by measuring thermodynamic properties in a calorimeter, and 3) store the most energy in a battery using solar energy."

MEEN-3110: Applied Engineering Thermodynamics II
"A junior lecture course including a plant visit and evaluation project. Content included the pure substance, ideal gas, & incompressible liquid models; 1st Law energy balances for closed systems, steady-state open systems, and unsteady open systems; heat & work transfer; efficiency; internal energy, enthalpy, & specific heats; steady-flow engineering devices; the Carnot cycle & ideal heat engines; Otto & Diesel power cycles; Rankine & Brayton power cycles; refrigeration cycles; 2nd Law entropy accounting; Maxwell Relations, entropy constitutive relations for pure substances, ideal gasses, & incompressible liquids; and isentropic efficiency. As part of the course, students toured the UNT Discovery Park Central Plant. They mapped energy and mass flow processes, and they estimated component efficiencies inside the Central Plant."

MEEN-2250: Computer-Aided Engineering
"A sophomore computer laboratory course covering a variety of software for mechanical engineers. Topics included 1) manual technical drafting and Computer Aided Design [CAD]; 2) numerical methods to solve differential equations and perform finite element analysis; 3) engineering design in ‘virtual worlds’ [i.e., Second Life]; 4) data analysis using MS Excel; 5) programming in MATLAB; and 5) computer control of mechanical systems [mechatronics]."

MEEN-1210: Mechanical and Energy Engineering Practice II
"The second in a two-course lecture sequence providing an introduction to mechanical and energy engineering practice for freshmen and transfer students. Seminars included talks by practicing engineers from local industry as well as an introduction to academic research by department faculty. The following advanced ethical definitions and dilemma analysis skills were taught:1) distilling relevant and known facts; 2) common morality; 3) the utilitarian mantra, 4) the respect for persons mantra; and 5) ethical dilemma resolution through Line Drawing. Ethical theory was then applied to the following engineering practice topics: 1) environmental stewardship; 2) professional and academic dishonesty; 3) copyright, patent, and trade secrets infringement; 4) management of engineers and technicians; and 5) international professionalism. The course culminated in cooperative written project in which teams submitted entries to the annual National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) Milton F. Lunch Ethics Contest."

MEEN-1110: Mechanical and Energy Engineering Practice I
"The first in a two-course lecture sequence providing an introduction to mechanical and energy engineering practice for freshmen and transfer students. Seminars included talks by practicing engineers from local industry as well as an introduction to the formal engineering design process. Foundations of engineering ethics and professionalism were introduced. The course culminated in a design-and-build project in which student teams created solar-powered winches to compete in a double-elimination heads-up-style drag race along a 50-meter track."

At Simmons University

PHYS-113 Laboratory: Fundamentals of Physics II
"The second in a two-course hybrid lecture/laboratory sequence in calculus-based physics providing an introduction to electricity, magnetism, and the concepts of particles and fields."

PHYS-112 Laboratory: Fundamentals of Physics I
"A first course in calculus-based physics for science majors and the first in a two-course hybrid lecture/laboratory sequence. This course concentrates on classical mechanics, motion, mass, force, energy, and momentum with additional material drawn from kinetic theory, heat, and thermodynamics."