MET - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

Department of Engineering Technology (ENG)


MET - 1020 TECHNICAL DRAWING
[2 hours] Essentials of dimensioning, size, position, and form tolerancing and their application in shop processes. Pictorial drawings are created freehand and with the use of drawing instruments. Prerequisite: ENGT 1010 or approval of adviser


MET - 1110 METAL MACHINING AND PROCESSES
[4 hours] Material and machining processes dealing with production methods, machining capabilities, tolerances. Metal working with lathe, mill, etc., along with processes such as molding, stamping, forging, etc. Corequisite: MET 1120


MET - 1120 METAL MACHINING & PROCESSES LAB
[1 hour] Provides students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with machine tools and gauging measurement instruments. Corequisite: MET 1110


MET - 1250 CADD
[4 hours] Introduction to two-dimensional and three-dimensional Computer Aided Drafting. Laboratory based experiences with creating and dimensioning working drawings, part libraries, entity insertion, graphics manipulation, and customization. Prerequisite: ENGT 1050; MET 1020


MET - 2050 FLUID AND HYDRAULIC MECHANICS
[4 hours] Application of physical principles for the design of systems to transport liquids in closed hydraulic or process piping systems; friction, pumping, flow meters, and gauges. Prerequisite: TSPS 1010 Corequisite: MATH 1850


MET - 2100 STATICS FOR TECHNOLOGY
[3 hours] Review and extension of static force analysis: free-body diagrams, forces, moments, dry friction, and static equilibrium applied to machines, mechanisms, trusses, and frames. Prerequisite: TSPS 1010


MET - 2110 MACHINE DESIGN
[3 hours] A course in machinery component design with emphasis on the selection of commercial components on the basis of forces and stresses involved. Prerequisite: CET 1200


MET - 2120 STRENGTH OF MATERIALS FOR TECHNOLOGY
[4 hours] Introduction to the study of stress distribution and deformation of elastic materials due to applied loads. Consideration of stress, strain, compression, tension, shear, torsion, moments, and combined loading in basic machine elements. Prerequisite: MET 2100


MET - 2150 NUMERICAL CONTROL APPLICATIONS
[4 hours] Survey of tooling and production activities adaptable to numerical control equipment and processes. Includes terminology, definitions, and functions. Students will learn how to create part programs for CNC machinery. Prerequisite: MATH 1340; ENGT 1050; MET 1250


MET - 2210 TECHNICAL THERMODYNAMICS
[4 hours] Analysis of thermodynamic concepts as they apply to heating and power production; conservation of energy, work and heat, engines and refrigeration. Includes laboratory experiences. Prerequisite: MATH 1850; TSPS 1010; ENGT 1050


MET - 2350 ADVANCED CADD
[4 hours] Continuation of MET 1250. Topics covered include attributes, with attention to geometric tolerancing and true dimensioning. Application of three-dimensional modelling techniques and the preparation of detail drawings from the model. Prerequisite: MET 1250


MET - 2980 SPECIAL TOPICS
[1 - 4 hours] Student performs work on a specialized project of an advanced nature under the supervision of a Mechanical Engineering Technology faculty member.


MET - 3100 APPLIED THERMODYNAMICS
[4 hours] Basic principles and laws of classical thermodynamics, equations of state, reversibility and entropy applied to processes and cycles for ide al and non-ideal substances. Prerequisite: ENGT 3020


MET - 3200 MECHANICAL DESIGN I
[3 hours] Introduction to the engineering design process. Analysis of stress, strain, deflection, and fatigue in mechanical design. Design of beams, columns, springs, and machine elements. Prerequisite: MET 3400


MET - 3300 APPLIED CIRCUIT ANALYSIS AND ELECTRONICS FOR MET
[4 hours] Investigation of DC and AC circuits using basic circuit analysis techniques. Study of the characteristics and applications of electronic devices, including transistors and integrated circuits.


MET - 3400 APPLIED DYNAMICS
[3 hours] Static force and moment analysis using vector methods. Applications of dry friction. Analysis of structures and machines. Dynamic analysis using force and acceleration, energy, and momentum methods. Prerequisite: MATH 1860 Corequisite: ENGT 3020


MET - 4100 APPLIED FLUID MECHANICS
[4 hours] Fundamentals of fluid statics and dynamics including differential analysis, dimensional analysis and similitude, laminar and turbulent flow, viscosity and boundary layer concepts, and compressible flow. Prerequisite: MET 3100


MET - 4200 MECHANICAL DESIGN II
[3 hours] Design and application of mechanical components and machine elements including shafts, gears, gear drives, belt drives, chain drives, fasteners, power screws, clutches, brakes, and machine frames. Prerequisite: MET 3200


MET - 4300 APPLIED CONTROL SYSTEMS FOR MET
[3 hours] Introduction to control system language, with emphasis on sensors, signal conditioning, and instrument characteristics. Includes entry level design, selection, and specification of continuous process control systems. Prerequisite: MET 3300


MET - 4400 APPLIED HEAT TRANSFER
[4 hours] Fundamentals of applied heat transfer by conduction, laminar and turbulent convection, condensation and boiling, radiation exchange between surfaces, and heat exchangers. Prerequisite: MET 3100


MET - 4500 COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN (CAD)
[3 hours] A project is used to demonstrate the engineering design process in a real-world setting. Teams use Engineering College Computing facilities to conduct product analysis and prepare working drawings and presentation documentation. Prerequisite: Junior Standing


MET - 4600 ENGINEERING SAFETY
[3 hours] Application of human factors and engineering practices toward accident prevention and elimination of hazards. Topics include liability, standards, OSHA, hazard control, accident investigation and safety management. Prerequisite: Junior Standing


MET - 4700 QUALITY CONTROL
[3 hours] Introduction to statistical quality control, including sampling, statistical inference, control charts, specifications and tolerances, and acceptance sampling by attributes and variables. Prerequisite: ENGT 3010

Last Updated: 1/3/12