MET - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

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 ideal 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

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Last Updated: 5/5/14