[3 hours] The mechanical and industrial engineering professions are discussed with emphasis on career opportunities. Orientation to the university campus, study skills, and time management. Word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, and MATLAB programming are studied. How to use your creativity for design and manufacturing.

MIME - 1010 PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

[1 hour] Social protocol and ethics in industry are reviewed. Resume writing and
interview skills are developed. Course assists in preparing the student for the Co-Op experience in industry.
Prerequisite: MIME 1000

MIME - 1100 INTRODUCTION TO CAD

[2 hours] Techniques for visualization and representation of machine components using solid
modeling and projection. Section views, orthographic projection, dimensioning and tolerancing. CAD techniques for solving vector
problems.

MIME - 1650 MATERIALS SCIENCE & ENGINEERING

[3 hours] Engineering properties of materials, the effect of atomic bonding and
crystalline structure on the mechanical properties of metals, ceramics and polymers. Common measurement, testing, and comparison techniques
to aid in selection of materials. Laboratory experiences include compressive and tensile strength testing, the effects of heat upon
strength, hardness and micro-structure, the effects of combining certain materials in a composite to improve overall mechanical properties.

MIME - 2000 STATISTICS AND MEASUREMENTS LABORATORY

[2 hours] How to write engineering laboratory reports. Statistical
analysis of experimental data, uncertainty analysis, general characteristics of measurement systems, static and dynamic measurements, computer
data acquisition, applications to thermal, mechanical, and electrical systems. Prerequisite: ENGL 1930 or equivalent

MIME - 2300 ENGINEERING DYNAMICS

[3 hours] Kinematics of particles and rigid bodies. Thorough study of kinetics of particles
and rigid bodies using Newton�s laws of motion, work-energy methods, and impulse and momentum methods. Prerequisite: CIVE 1150

MIME - 2600 ENGINEERING ECONOMICS

[3 hours] The study of micro-economic and macro-economic theories. Methods of economic
analysis, including the time value of money, are described. Economic decision criteria are used to select best alternatives with emphasis
in engineering. Impact of economic decisions on various sectors of society are discussed. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing

MIME - 2650 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES

[3 hours] Manufacturing processes discussed include metal casting and forming such as forging,
rolling, extrusion, stamping and drawing. Metal cutting processes such as turning, boring, drilling, milling, sawing and broaching are
discussed. Polymer processes including injection molding and extrusion as well as ceramic part production are covered. Laboratory
experiences include creating parts using many of these processes. Prerequisite: MIME 1650

MIME - 2920 SPECIAL PROJECTS

[1 - 3 hours] A special project by the student to investigate or solve an acceptable problem in
industrial or mechanical engineering. This course is primarily intended for students interested in mechanical, industrial or manufacturing
engineering early in their undergraduate program. Instructor will specify scope of project to correspond to credit hours. Prerequisite:
Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 2980 SPECIAL TOPICS

[1 - 3 hours] A special topic at the undergraduate level in Mechanical, Industrial or
Manufacturing Engineering to be offered as a course during a term by a faculty member. Credits will correspond to regular class meetings of
one lecture hour per week per credit hour. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 2990 INDEPENDENT STUDY

[1 - 3 hours] An independent study by the student to investigate or solve an acceptable
problem in industrial or mechanical engineering. This course is primarily intended for engineering students early or midway through their
program of study. Instructor will specify scope of project to correspond to credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty
Member

MIME - 3140 Thermodynamics II

[3 hours] Review of open and closed systems in thermodynamics, the Carnot principle and cycle efficiency
concepts. Application to gas and vapor power cycles, and refrigeration cycles. Thermydynamic property relations, gaseous mixtures and
combustion. Prerequisite: MIME 3400

MIME - 3300 DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

[3 hours] Design and analysis of mechanisms, gear trains, planetary
gear trains, cam-and-follower devices with application to mechanical systems. Motion, force, torque and vibration analysis. Balancing
of rotating and reciprocating components in machines. Prerequisite: MIME 2300

MIME - 3310 MECHANICAL DESIGN I

[3 hours] Applications of mechanics of materials to analysis and design of mechanical
components; introduction to fracture mechanics; applications of failure theories to design of machine elements subjected to static and cyclic
loadings. Prerequisite: CIVE 1160; MIME 2000, 1610

MIME - 3320 MECHANICAL DESIGN II

[3 hours] Application of failure theories in static and fatigue loading to the design and
analysis of mechanical elements including fasteners, power screws, welded joints, springs, bearings, gears, clutches, brakes, and shafts.
Prerequisite: MIME 3310

MIME - 3370 MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS

[3 hours] Analysis of systems with single and multi-degrees of freedom, free and forced
vibration with and without damping, vibration isolation, and introduction to principles of modal analysis. Prerequisite: MIME 2300; MATH
3860

MIME - 3390 MECHANICS AND VIBRATIONS LABORATORY

[2 hours] This laboratory course consists of experiments in solid mechanics
including mechanical testing, stress and deflection analysis, fatigue, stability, and mechanical vibrations. Prerequisite: MIME 3310, 3370

MIME - 3400 INTRODUCTION TO THERMAL SCIENCES

[3 hours] Introductory course in thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid
mechanics. Topics include: properties, heat and work, control volume analysis, fluid statics and dynamics, conduction, convection,
radiation and conservation laws. Prerequisite: MATH 3860; PHYS 2140

MIME - 3420 THERMODYNAMICS

[4 hours] Application of the first and second laws of thermodynamics to open and closed systems.
Development of the Carnot principle and cycle efficiency concepts and application to gas, vapor power and reversed cycles. Thermodynamic
property relations, application to gaseous mixtures, reaction equilibrium and combustion. Prerequisite: ME 3400

MIME - 3430 FLUID MECHANICS

[3 hours] Fluid mechanics for mechanical engineers. Topics include fluid statics and dynamics,
equations of motion, dimensional analysis, boundary layer theory, flow in pipes, turbulence, fluid machinery, potential flow, CFD, and
aerodynamics. Prerequisite: MIME 3400

MIME - 3440 HEAT TRANSFER

[3 hours] A comprehensive study of conduction, convection, and radiation. Derivation and
solution of differential equations related to heat transfer. Analysis of forced and free convection and heat exchangers. Dimensional
analysis related to heat transfer. Prerequisite: MIME 3430

MIME - 3470 THERMAL SCIENCE LABORATORY

[2 hours] Determination of transition Reynolds number, measurement of basic fluid
properties, buoyancy, calibration of flow measuring devices, pipe flow, determination of drag coefficients, study of fluid flow by use of
aerodynamic smoke tunnel, performance characteristics of pumps and fans, internal combustion engines, refrigeration cycles, solar collection,
heat exchangers, determination of free and forced convection heat transfer coefficients. Prerequisite: MIME 3400

MIME - 3710 WORK DESIGN AND MEASUREMENT

[3 hours] A study of the methods used to analyze, design, and specify the human
performance in operation/production systems for the purpose of improving productivity. Computerized predetermined time systems, robots, and
material handling equipment are utilized in the laboratory environment to design production systems. Two hour lecture and 2 hour lab.
Prerequisite: MIME 4060, 4080, 4010

MIME - 3780 ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT

[3 hours] The development of the fundamentals required in an engineering and
manufacturing environment where technical competency is considered standard and an appreciation of the human behavioral responses to managerial
policies and rules is essential. This course covers the basics of planning, organizing, leading, and control from the subordinates� as well as
manager�s perspective. Prerequisite: MIME 3710

MIME - 3940 CO-OP EXPERIENCE

[1 hour] Students in the Industrial and Mechanical Engineering programs are to enroll in this
course during each of their approved Co-Op experiences. Prerequisite: MIME 1010

MIME - 4000 ENGINEERING STATISTICS I

[3 hours] This course introduces the student to the areas of probability theory and
statistical inferences. Topics include sample spaces, the concepts of random variables, probability distributions; functions of random
variables, transformation of variables, moment generating functions, sampling and estimation theory; T, F and chi-square distribution.
Prerequisite: MATH 2850

MIME - 4010 ENGINEERING STATISTICS II

[3 hours] This course continues the student�s development of statistical tools and
techniques. Topics include test of hypothesis, nonparametric statistics, simple linear regression and correlation, multiple linear regression,
analysis of variance, and factorial experiments. Prerequisite: MIME 4000

MIME - 4020 STATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT

[3 hours] Students learn fundamental statistical process control,
including control charting and sampling using variables and attributes. Also covered are the fundamentals of implementing and managing a
continuous quality improvement program. Prerequisite: MIME 4010

MIME - 4050 HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING

[3 hours] Characteristics of the human as an operator in human-machine systems.
Human abilities to process information and perform physical tasks within the constraints of environmental conditions - temperature illumination,
noise, etc. Prerequisite: PSY 1010; MIME 4000

MIME - 4060 MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

[3 hours] Students apply machine tools and fabrication processes to optimize the
manufacture of a product. Emphasis is on engineering design integrated with economic principles and fabricating methods. Prerequisite: MIME
1610, MATH 3860

MIME - 4070 COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING

[3 hours] The study of machining processes using numerical control machine tools
and controllers. Development of programs to machine parts on mills and lathes. Conversion of CAD models to programs through software interfaces.
Prerequisite: MIME 4060

MIME - 4080 OPERATIONS RESEARCH I

[3 hours] This course focuses on the mathematical methods of Operations Research and their
applications in engineering. Topics include the optimal solution of deterministic and stochastic mathematical models, modeling process,
linear programming, the simplex method, duality theory and sensitivity analysis. Prerequisite: MIME 1610, 2600, 4000; MATH 2890, 3860

MIME - 4090 OPERATIONS RESEARCH II

[2 hours] This course extends the mathematical methods of Operations Research I and their
application. Topics include transpotation and assignment problems, network analysis, PERT-CPM, Markov chains, and queuing theory.
Prerequisite: MIME 4080

MIME - 4100 MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS SIMULATION

[3 hours] Discrete and continuous simulation models are used to study queuing
networks manufacturing, and related engineering systems. Simulation languages and animation are covered. Statistical inference is used to draw
conclusions and to identify the best system. Prerequisite: MIME 1610, 4010

MIME - 4160 FACILITIES PLANNING AND DESIGN

[3 hours] Planning, design, development, management, and control of
production and distribution systems to effectively distribute goods and services from the producer to the user. Aspects of facilities for
manufacturing, material handling, packaging, and distribution; concepts of group technology and computer aided facility design, and
utilization of optimal plant design are covered. Prerequisite: MIME 3710

MIME - 4200 SENIOR DESIGN PROJECTS

[3 hours] Students work in teams using knowledge gained in earlier courses to solve real
design, manufacturing, and operational problems relevant to industry. Oral and written communications with participating companies as well as
teamwork are stressed. Other topics include patents, product liability, safety, ethics, and design for manufacturing. Prerequisite: Senior
standing in ME or IE

MIME - 4210 VEHICLE DYNAMICS

[3 hours] Analytic mechanics are applied to automotive structures. This includes the
forces, time dependent motions including bounce and pitch modes, suspension kinematics, limitations imposed by the human body, and how the
automotive structure must be designed to accommodate these. Co-requisite: MIME 3370.

MIME - 4230 DYNAMICS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT

[3 hours] The study of human movement including muscle mechanics, kinematics,
kinetics and energetics of human gait, anthropometry and application to bioengineering and orthopaedics. Prerequisite: MIME 2300

MIME - 4250 CAD - MECHANISMS

[3 hours] Development of computer programs and use of mathematics packages for designing and
analyzing planar and spatial mechanisms. Modern analytical methods including Roberts� Cognate Theorem and Burmester Theory.
Comparison of commercially available CAD packages for mechanism design and analysis. Prerequisite: MIME 3300

MIME - 4270 CAD - GEOMETRIC MODELING

[3 hours] Principles of CAD systems and their relationship to the design process.
Topics include CAD hardware as well as geometric modeling of curves, surfaces, and solids. Prerequisite: MIME 3320

MIME - 4280 CAD-FINITE ELEMENT METHODS

[3 hours] An introduction to the basic concepts of the finite element method.
Topics include engineering analysis of continuous systems, numerical solutions of boundary value problems, method of weighted residuals and the
principle of minimum potential energy, applications of commercially available finite element programs. Prerequisite: MIME 3320, 3440

MIME - 4300 ADVANCED MECHANICS OF MATERIALS

[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as CIVE 4300. Theory of elasticity, plane stress
and plane problems, yield criteria and failure theories, bending of beams, energy methods, curved flexural members, unsymmetric bending, torsion,
shear center, and axisymmetrically loaded members. Prerequisite: CIVE 1160; MATH 3860

MIME - 4310 MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS

[3 hours] Review of elasticity of anisotropic solids, determination of
mechanical properties of fiber-reinforced lamina, analysis and performance of laminated composites. Prerequisite: CIVE 1160; MIME 1610

MIME - 4320 FATIGUE OF MATERIALS & STRUCTURES

[3 hours] Fatigue design methods; fatigue fracture mechanisms; cyclic
deformation behavior and material cyclic properties; stress-based, and fracture mechanics-based methodologies to fatigue life prediction of
smooth and notched members subjected to constant or variable amplitude loadings. Prerequisite: CIVE 1160

MIME - 4330 OCCUPATIONAL ERGONOMICS

[3 hours] An introduction to the science and practice related to the musculoskeletal
problems of work. This course includes some of the methodologies that define occupational biomechanics including anthropometry,
work-capacity evaluation, bioinstrumentation, biomechanical models, and work classification and time prediction. Some applications are
presented including manual materials handling. Prerequisite: CIVE 1160

MIME - 4340 EXPERIMENTAL MECHANICS

[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as CIVE 4340. Application of experimental techniques to
stress analysis, comparison of experimental and analytical methods, theory of electrical resistance gages, methods of photoelasticity including
photostress, data acquisition systems and their use. Prerequisite: CIVE 1160; MATH 3860

MIME - 4510 TURBOMACHINERY

[3 hours] Theory of energy transfer between fluid and rotor in turbomachines. Design of
turbomachine components. Applications to pumps, compressors and turbines. Prerequisite: MIME 3420, 3430

MIME - 4520 HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

[3 hours] Control of the thermal environment within enclosed spaces
including psychometric properties of air heating and cooling, loads and factors affecting human comfort. Analysis of basic heating and
refrigeration systems, heat pumps, heaters, utilization of solar energy, humidifiers, air drying systems, energy conservation and controls for
systems. Prerequisite: MIME 3420

MIME - 4530 INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

[3 hours] Study of Carnot, Otto, Diesel and Brayton Cycles, performance
characteristics, combustion engines and construction details of internal combustion engines. Analysis of problems associated with
carburetion, fuel injection, combustion, cooling, supercharging, emissions and emission controls. Prerequisite: MIME 3420

MIME - 4540 JET PROPULSION

[3 hours] Mechanics and thermodynamics of jet propulsion. Fundamentals of high-speed flow.
Analysis of gas turbine engine components: diffuser, compressor, turbine and nozzle. Investigation of characteristics of ramjets,
turbojets, turbofans, and turboprops. Introduction to solid and liquid rockets. Prerequisite: MIME 3420

MIME - 4550 AERODYNAMICS

[3 hours] Fundamentals of aerodynamics, potential flow theory, aerodynamic forces and moments,
introduction to numerical analysis, application to internal flows, theory of lift for infinite and finite wings, induced drag.
Prerequisite: MIME 3430

MIME - 4560 GAS DYNAMICS

[3 hours] Analysis of compressible flow phenomena including shock and detonation waves.
Internal flow with friction and heat addition. Analysis and application to supersonic airfoil theory, inlet nacelles, nozzles to generate
supersonic thrust and jet engine combustors. Prerequisite: MIME 3430

MIME - 4580 DESIGN OF THERMAL SYSTEMS

[3 hours] Design of thermal systems, analysis and design of systems involving energy
transfer due to fluid flow and heat transfer. The analogy between fluid mechanics, heat transfer and electrical circuits will be developed
and used. Methods for determining on-design and off-design performance and estimating the performance of existing designs. Prerequisite:
MIME 3400

MIME - 4590 LUBRICATION TECHNOLOGY AND BEARING DESIGN

[3 hours] Development of the generalized Reynolds equation.
Study of hydrodynamic and hydrostatic forms of lubrication. Slider and journal bearing problems. Analysis of cavitation. Gas
bearings. Stability and thermal effects. Bearing design considerations. Analysis of seals. Effects of wear.
Prerequisite: MIME 3430

MIME - 4640 RANDOM PROCESSES

[3 hours] An introduction to the basic theory of stochastic processes, Markov chains, Markov
processes, renewal theory, ergodicity, stationarity, applications in queuing, inventory, and reliability. Prerequisite: MATH 3860; MIME
4010

MIME - 4690 RELIABILITY

[3 hours] Reliability of components and multicomponent systems. Static and dynamic reliability
models for both independent and dependent failures. Effects of hot and cold redundancy. Reliability testing consideration and renewal theory.
Prerequisite: MIME 4010

MIME - 4710 PROCESSES, PLANNING AND INVENTORY CONTROL

[3 hours] The planning, scheduling and control of inventory and
production. Critical path methods, PERT, applications of mathematical and computer methods. Prerequisite: MIME 3710

MIME - 4730 FORECASTING

[3 hours] Mathematical methods used in forecasting and time series analysis. Brown�s
exponential smoothing, Winter�s seasonal forecasting, and Box-Jenkins methods are introduced and used in forecasting. Applications include
forecasting demand to aid production planning, inventory control, short and long range planning. Prerequisite: MIME 4010

MIME - 4780 ADVANCED ENGINEERING ECONOMY AND DECISION THEORY

[3 hours] Decision analysis of economic and multi-objective
projects under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Use of wealth building approaches, decision trees, statistical decision analysis, and decision
techniques for capital investment and multiple attribute problems. Prerequisite: MIME 2600

MIME - 4800 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURABILITY

[3 hours] Design considerations for economic manufacturing including overview of design
process, design for assembly, design for material handling, design for recyclability, and design of experiments including Taguchi Analysis.
Prerequisite: MIME 1610

MIME - 4810* MATERIAL REMOVAL PROCESSES

[3 hours] This course analyzes the major manufacturing material removal processes
including machining, flame cutting, elctro-discharge machining, etc. Analysis of tool wear, mechanics, cutting fluids, chip control and thermal
effects are discussed. Prerequisite: Senior standing and MIME 1610

* course is pending final approval

MIME - 4920 SPECIAL PROJECTS

[1 - 3 hours] A special project by the student to investigate or solve an acceptable problem in
industrial or mechanical engineering. This course is primarily intended for students interested in mechanical, industrial or manufacturing
engineering nearing completion of their undergraduate degree. Instructor will specify scope of project to correspond to credit hours.
Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 4980 SPECIAL TOPICS

[1 - 3 hours] A special topic at the undergraduate level in Mechanical, Industrial or
Manufacturing Engineering to be offered as a course during a term by a faculty member. This is intended for students nearing graduation.
Credits will correspond to regular class meeting of one lecture hour per week per credit hour. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 4990 INDEPENDENT STUDY

[1 - 3 hours] An independent study by the student to investigate or solve an acceptable
problem in industrial or mechanical engineering. This course is primarily intended for engineering students nearing graduation. Instructor will
specify scope of study to correspond to credit hours. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 5010 ENGINEERING STATISTICS II

[3 hours] This course continues the students� development of statistical tools and
techniques. Topics include test of hypothesis, nonparametric statistics, simple linear regression and correlation, multiple linear regression,
analysis of variance, and factorial experiments. Not available for credit to IE students. Prerequisite: MIME 5000

MIME - 5020 STATISTICAL QUALITY CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT

[3 hours] Students learn fundamental statistical process control
including control charting and sampling using variables and attributes. Also covered are the fundamentals of implementing and managing a
continuous quality improvement program. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5050 HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING

[3 hours] Characteristics of the human as an operator in human-machine systems. Human
abilities to process information and perform physical tasks within the constraints of environmental conditions - temperature, illumination,
noise, etc. Lecture and lab experiences. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5060 MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING

[3 hours] Students integrate machine tools and fabrication processes to optimize the
manufacture of a product. Emphasis is on engineering design integrated with economic principles and fabricating methods. Prerequisite:
Graduate standing

MIME - 5070 COMPUTER-AIDED MANUFACTURING

[3 hours] The study of machining processes using numerical control machine tools
and controllers. Development of programs to machine parts on mills and lathes. Conversion of CAD models to programs through software
interfaces. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5080 OPERATIONS RESEARCH I

[3 hours] This course focuses on the mathematical methods of Operations Research and their
applications in engineering. Topics include the optimal solution of deterministic and stochastic mathematical models, modeling process,
linear programming, the simplex method, duality theory and sensitivity analysis. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5090 OPERATIONS RESEARCH II

[2 hours] This course extends the mathematical methods of Operations Research I and their
application. Topics include transportation and assignment problems, network analysis, PERT-CPM, Markov chains, and queuing theory.
Prerequisite: Graduate Standing, MIME 5080

MIME - 5100 MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS SIMULATION

[3 hours] Discrete and continuous simulation models are used to study queuing
networks, manufacturing, and related engineering systems. Simulation languages and animation are covered. Statistical inference is used to
draw conclusions and to identify the best system. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5160 FACILITIES PLANNING AND DESIGN

[3 hours] Planning, design, development, management, and control of production
and distribution systems to effectively distribute goods and services from the producer to the user. Aspects of facilities for
manufacturing, material handling, packaging, and distribution; concepts of group technology and computer aided facility design and utilization of
optimal plant design are covered. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5210 VEHICLE DYNAMICS

[3 hours] Analytic mechanics are applied to automotive structures. This includes the
forces, time dependent motions including bounce and pitch modes, suspension kinematics, limitations imposed by the human body, and how the
automotive structure must be designed to accommodate these. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MIME - 5230 DYNAMICS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT

[3 hours] The study of human movement including muscle mechanics, kinematics,
kinetics and energetics of human gait, anthropometry and application to bioengineering and orthopaedics. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5250 CAD - MECHANISMS

[3 hours] Development of computer programs and use of mathematics packages for designing and
analyzing planar and spatial mechanisms. Modern analytical methods including Roberts� Cognate Theorem and Burmester Theory. Comparison of
commercially available CAD packages for mechanism design and analysis. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5280 CAD - FINITE ELEMENT METHODS

[3 hours] Numerical solutions of boundary value problems, variational calculus and
the principle of minimum potential energy, finite element formulation of two dimensional field and elasticity problems, axisymmetric elements,
finite element programming. Not available for credit to students who have taken MIME 4280. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5300 ADVANCED MECHANICS OF MATERIALS

[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as CIVE 5300. Theory of elasticity, plane stress
and plane strain problems, yield criteria and failure theories, bending of beams, energy methods, curved flexural members, unsymmetric bending,
torsion, shear center, and axisymmetrically loaded members. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5310 MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS

[3 hours] Review of elasticity of anisotropic solids, determination of
mechanical properties of fiber-reinforced lamina, analysis and performance of laminated composites. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5320 FATIGUE OF MATERIALS & STRUCTURES

[3 hours] Fatigue design methods; fatigue mechanisms; cyclic deformation
behavior and material cyclic properties; stress-based and fracture mechanics-based methodologies to fatigue life prediction of smooth and notched
members subjected to constant or variable amplitude loadings. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5330 OCCUPATIONAL ERGONOMICS

[3 hours] Methodologies that define musculoskeletal problems of work including anthropometry,
work capacity evaluation, bioinstrumentation, biomechanical models, and work classification and time prediction. Some applications in
occupational biomechanics are presented including manual materials handling. Prerequisite:Graduate standing

MIME - 5340 EXPERIMENTAL MECHANICS

[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as CIVE 5340. Application of experimental techniques to
stress analysis, comparison of experimental and analytical methods, theory of electrical resistance gages, methods of photoelasticity including
photostress, data acquisition systems and their use. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5500 APPLICATIONS OF ENGINEERING ANALYSIS

[3 hours] A course in analysis for engineers. Topics include:
linear differential equation, continuous and discrete series representations, Laplace transforms, matrix methods, eigenvalues and eigenvectors,
systems of equations, and partial differential equations. Emphasis will be placed on application and on software assisted mathematics.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5510 TURBOMACHINERY

[3 hours] Theory of energy transfer between fluid and rotor in turbomachines. Design of
turbomachine components. Applications to pumps, compressors and turbines. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5520 HEATING, VENTILATING & AIR CONDITIONING

[3 hours] Control of the thermal environment within enclosed spaces
including psychometric properties of air heating and cooling, loads and factors affecting human comfort. Analysis of basic heating and
refrigeration systems, heat pumps, heaters, utilization of solar energy, humidifiers, air drying systems, energy conservation and controls for
systems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5530 INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES

[3 hours] Study of Carnot, Otto, Diesel and Brayton Cycles, performance
characteristics, combustion engines and construction details of internal combustion engines. Analysis of problems associated with carburetion,
fuel injection, combustion, cooling, supercharging, emissions and emission controls. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5540 JET PROPULSION

[3 hours] Mechanics and thermodynamics of jet propulsion. Fundamentals of high-speed flow.
Analysis of gas turbine engine components: diffuser, compressor, turbine and nozzle. Investigation of characteristics of ramjets, turbojets,
turbofans, and turboprops. Introduction to solid and liquid rockets. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5550 AERODYNAMICS

[3 hours] Fundamentals of aerodynamics, potential flow theory, aerodynamic forces and moments,
introduction to numerical analysis, application to internal flows, theory of lift for infinite and finite wings, induced drag.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5560 GAS DYNAMICS

[3 hours] Analysis of compressible flow phenomena including shock and detonation waves. Internal
flow with friction and heat addition. Analysis and application to supersonic airfoil theory, inlet nacelles, nozzles to generate supersonic
thrust and jet engine combustors. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5580 DESIGN OF THERMAL SYSTEMS

[3 hours] Design of thermal systems, analysis and design of systems involving energy
transfer due to fluid flow and heat transfer. The analogy between fluid mechanics, heat transfer and electrical circuits will be developed and
used. Methods for determining on-design and off-design performance and estimating the performance of existing designs. Prerequisite:
Graduate standing

MIME - 5590 LUBRICATION TECHNOLOGY AND BEARING DESIGN

[3 hours] Development of the generalized Reynolds equation. Study of
hydrodynamic and hydrostatic forms of lubrication. Slider and journal bearing problems. Analysis of cavitation. Gas bearings. Stability and
thermal effects. Bearing design considerations. Analysis of seals. Effects of wear. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5640 RANDOM PROCESSES

[3 hours] An introduction to the basic theory of stochastic processes, Markov chains, Markov
processes, renewal theory, ergodicity, stationarity, applications in queuing, inventory, and reliability. Prerequisite: Graduate
standing

MIME - 5690 RELIABILITY

[3 hours] Reliability of components and multicomponent systems. Static and dynamic reliability
models for both independent and dependent failures. Effects of hot and cold redundancy. Reliability testing consideration and renewal
theory. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5710 PROCESSES, PLANNING & INVENTORY CONTROL

[3 hours] The planning, scheduling and control of inventory and
production. Critical path methods, PERT, applications of mathematical and computer methods. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5730 FORECASTING

[3 hours] Mathematical methods used in forecasting and time series analysis. Brown�s
exponential smoothing, Winter�s seasonal forecasting, and Box-Jenkins methods are introduced and used in forecasting. Applications include
forecasting demand to aid production planning, inventory control, short and long range planning. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5750 WORK MEASUREMENT & MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS

[3 hours] A study of the methods used to analyze, design, and
specify the human performance in operation/production systems for the purpose of improving productivity. Computerized predetermined time
systems, robots, and material handling equipment are utilized in the laboratory environment to design production systems. Two hour lecture
and 2 hour lab. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5780 ADVANCED ENGINEERING ECONOMY AND DECISION THEORY

[3 hours] Decision analysis of economic and multi-objective
projects under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Use of wealth building approaches, decision trees, statistical decision analysis, and decision
techniques for capital investment and multiple attribute problems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5800 DESIGN FOR MANUFACTURABILITY

[3 hours] Design considerations for economic manufacturing including overview of
design process, design for assembly, design for material handling, design for recyclability, and design of experiments including Taguchi
Analysis. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5810 MATERIAL REMOVAL PROCESSES

[3 hours] This course analyzes the major manufacturing material removal processes
including machining, flame cutting, electro-discharge machining, etc. Analysis of tool wear, mechanics, cutting fluids, chip control and thermal
effects are discussed. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 5920 SPECIAL PROJECTS

[1 - 6 hours] A special project by the student to investigate or solve an acceptable problem in
industrial or mechanical engineering. This course is primarily intended for graduate students interested in mechanical, industrial or
manufacturing engineering. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 5980 SPECIAL TOPICS

[1 - 6 hours] A special topic at the graduate level in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing
Engineering to be offered as a course during a term by a faculty member. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 6000/8000 ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS I

[3 hours] An advanced course in mathematical analysis for engineers.
Topics include matrix methods, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, systems of equations, series representations including FFT, ordinary differential
equations, and Bessel functions. This course will make use of computer-aided-mathematics techniques and include engineering applications.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6100/8100 ADVANCED ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS II

[3 hours] Partial differential equations for engineering applications
including elliptic, parabolic, hyperbolic differential and non-linear systems of equations. Solution procedures include separation of variables,
Laplace transform methods, solutions using complex analysis including conformal mapping, and numerical methods. Prerequisite: MIME
6000/8000

MIME - 6120/8120 ADVANCED MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS

[3 hours] Sensor selection, data acquisition system selection, evaluation of system
response, digital sampling theory, statistical data analysis, space-time correlations, spectral analysis, analog and digital signal conditioning,
and static and dynamic measurements. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

MIME - 6150/8150 APPLIED NUMERICAL METHODS

[3 hours] An advanced course in mathematical analysis for engineers. Topics
include real and complex solutions to polynomial and transcendental equations, approximate interpolation and integration procedures, matrix
methods, solutions of systems of nonlinear equations, ordinary and partial differential equations. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6180/8180 MICRO ELECTRO MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

[3 hours] Current design and methods in micromachining mechanical and
electrical components on silicon wafers with an emphasis on mechanical as well as the LIGA Microcasting techniques. Both prototyping and mass
production practices will be covered. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6190/8190 MECHATRONICS

[3 hours] Design, analysis, and synthesis of integrated electromechanical systems. Transducer
models, signal conditioning and power amplification, and analog-to-digital interfaces. Topics will focus on mechanical engineering applications
of process control and data acquisition. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6200/8200 ADVANCED DYNAMICS

[3 hours] Study of dynamics of a system of particles and rigid bodies using Newtonian and
Lagrangian Mechanics including multi-body systems. Principles of nonlinear system dynamics and stability. Prerequisite: Graduate
standing

MIME - 6210/8210 ADVANCED MECHANICAL VIBRATIONS

[3 hours] Advanced concepts in normal mode theory for discrete systems and
vibration of continuous systems such as bars, beams and plates. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6230/8230 CAD-SURFACE MODELING

[3 hours] Theory and implementation of contemporary parametric sculptured surface modeling
technology. Non-uniform rational B-spline [NURBS] curves and surfaces. Fundamental computational algorithms, construction techniques,
and advanced modeling topics. Computer projects are also included. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and programming experience
in Matlab or C.

MIME - 6300/8300 CONTINUUM MECHANICS

[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as CIVE 6300. A unified approach to the study of
the mechanics of continuous media; analysis of tensors; kinematics of material media; analysis of deformation and stress; the mathematical
statement of the laws of conservation of mass, momentum, and energy; formulation of the mechanical constitutive equations for various classes of
solids and fluids. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6320/8320 ADVANCED FINITE ELEMENT METHODS

[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as CIVE 6320. Formulation of isoparametric
elements, coordinate transformation, solids of revolution, bending of flat plates, general shell elements, dynamics, vibrations, and time
dependent problems, geometric and material nonlinearity. Prerequisite: MIME 5280/7280 or CIVE 6310/8310

MIME - 6350/8350 ELASTICITY

[3 hours] Review of tensor analysis, analysis of stress and strain, three dimensional equations
of elasticity, plane problems in rectangular Cartesian and polar coordinates. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6360/8360 PLASTICITY

[3 hours] Review of elastic stress-strain relations, analysis of strain rate and concept of
stress rate, criteria of yielding and rules of plastic flow, elastoplastic bending and torsion, theory of slipline fields, mechanics of metal
forming processes. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6380/8380 FRACTURE MECHANICS

[3 hours] Principles of fracture mechanics and its applications to the prevention of
fractures in components and structures, linear elastic and elastic-plastic fracture mechanics, fracture mechanisms, fracture toughness,
applications to fatigue crack propagation. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6410/8410 VISCOUS FLOW

[3 hours] An advanced course in viscous fluid flow. Topics include relationships between
boundary layer and viscous flow, laws of conservation of mass and momentum, exact solutions, similarity solutions, creeping glow, boundary layer
concept, stability of laminar flows, small-disturbance stability, linearized stability of parallel flows, and transition to turbulence.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6420/8420 CONDUCTION

[3 hours] Theoretical analysis of problems in steady-state and transient heat conduction with
constant and variable material properties, heat-source systems, Laplace transform techniques, numerical and computer solutions, analogies.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6430/8430 ADVANCED THERMODYNAMICS

[3 hours] Second law of thermodynamics based on statistical mechanics.
Prediction of properties from microscopic data based on statistical mechanics. General thermodynamic relations to include Maxwell relations and
the Clapeyron equation, prediction of unmeasureable property changes from equations of state for condensed phases and real gases. Thermodynamic
equilibrium of chemical reacting species. Single and multiphase equilibria in ideal and real solutions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6440/8440 COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS I

[3 hours] Properties of various partial differential equations. Basics of
finite difference methods. Governing equations of fluid mechanics and heat transfer. Numerical solution of inviscid flow equations. Methods for
solving Euler equations. Treatment of shock waves. Applications to simple compressible flows. Numerical methods for boundary-layer type
equations. Prerequisite: MIME 6170/8170 or Consent of instructor

MIME - 6450/8450 EXPERIMENTAL FLUID MECHANICS

[3 hours] Digital data acquisition and analysis; limitations and
interpretation of physical measurements; sources of errors and difficulties in experimental technique; advanced experimental methods for static
and dynamic measurements in thermal systems and fluid flow. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6510/8510 BOUNDARY LAYER THEORY

[3 hours] This course covers laminar and turbulent boundary layer theory.
Topics include boundary layer equations, separation, similarity, 2-D and 3D, control, integral methods, turbulence, stability, transition, and
heat transfer. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6520/8520 CONVECTION

[3 hours] Study of convection processes involving the transfer of heal, mass and momentum.
Boundary layer theory. Analogy between heat and momentum transfer. Condensation and boiling, two-phase flow, diffusion, mass transfer between
phases. Prerequisite: MIME 6000/8000

MIME - 6540/8540 COMPUTATIONAL FLUID DYNAMICS II

[3 hours] Finite difference procedures applied to the solution of reduced
forms of the Navier-Stokes equations. Numerical solution of compressible and incompressible forms of the Navier-Stokes equations for laminar and
turbulent flows. Fundamental turbulence models. Solution enhancement methods including multi-grid schemes and the use of preconditioning. Grid
generation procedures using algebraic and differential equation methods. Structured versus unstructured grid methods. Grid adaptation procedures.
Computer program applications. Prerequisite: MIME 6440/8440

MIME - 6550/8550 TURBULENT FLOW

[3 hours] Study of the nature, origin and dynamics of turbulence. Governing equations of
turbulent flows. Internal and external flows. Aspects of free shear flow, turbulent boundary layers and statistical descriptions are presented.
Numerical and experimental methods applied to turbulent flow. Prerequisite: MIME 6150/8150 or Consent of instructor

MIME - 6560/8560 COMBUSTION

[3 hours] Physics and chemistry of combustion processes; chemical thermodynamics; chemical
kinetics; heat and mass transfer in the combustion of gas, liquid, and solid fuels; flame speed determination; applications to combustion
efficiency, pollutant formation, and combustor design. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6630/8630 APPLIED STATISTICAL METHODS

[3 hours] Techniques of statistical analysis which are applicable in a modern
day manufacturing environment. Course is meant to provide the student having little or no background in the statistical areas with a sufficiently
disciplined course to use statistical methods. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6640/8640 INVENTORY THEORY

[3 hours] Mathematical models of inventory and production systems. Consideration of
static and dynamic problems under the influence of deterministic probabilistic demand. Demand forecasting using Box-Jenkins models of adaptive
forecasting. Consideration of echelon inventory problems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6670/8670 QUEUING THEORY

[3 hours] Single channel and multichannel queuing problems with Poisson arrivals and
negative exponential service times. Single and multichannel systems with general service disciplines. Priority queues, busy period and waiting
time distributions. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6720/8720 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

[3 hours] Course is crosslisted as MATH 5670. Design and analysis of experiments
including analysis of variance and regression analysis. Factorial, blocked and nested models are considered together with appropriate estimation
and post ANOVA tests. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6740/8740 OPTIMIZATION THEORY AND APPLICATIONS

[3 hours] A consideration of general systems optimization techniques:
classical calculus methods, Lagrange multipliers, linear and nonlinear programming, penalty functions, search methods, and dynamic programming.
Applications to design and manufacturing problems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6780/8780 ADVANCED ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT

[3 hours] Classical analysis of the theories of organization and management
applied to engineering and high technology management. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6790/8790 HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS

[3 hours] Measures of effectiveness for a human-machine system. Design of the
system to effect the optimum operation. Emphasis on quantitative models for studying information processing, control, and decision making
aspects of human performance in human-machine system. Prerequisite: MIME 5050/7050

MIME - 6800/8800* ADVANCED MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

[3 hours] Advanced studies of traditional manufacturing processes and
advanced manufacturing systems with emphasis on manufacturing engineering processes and equipment, machine tools, process planning, design an
operation of manufacturing systems. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

*course is pending final approval

MIME - 6900 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

[1 - 16 hours] Research credit hours toward the Master of Science degree in Mechanical,
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department. Students are to use the section number of their thesis/dissertation adviser.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6920/8920 SPECIAL PROJECTS

[1 - 6 hours] A special project by the student to investigate or solve an acceptable
problem in industrial or mechanical engineering. This course is primarily intended for graduate students interested in mechanical, industrial or
manufacturing engineering. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 6930/8930 GRADUATE SEMINAR

[1 hour] This is a seminar for graduate students in Mechanical, Industrial and
Manufacturing Engineering. Topics include orientation to the graduate program and special topics by speakers from industry and other
universities. Credit does not apply toward a graduate degree. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6960 GRADUATE RESEARCH AND THESIS

[1 - 9 hours] Masters thesis research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 6980/8980 SPECIAL TOPICS

[1 - 6 hours] A special topic at the graduate level in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing
Engineering to be offered as a course during a term by a faculty member. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 6990/8990 INDEPENDENT STUDY

[1 - 6 hours] An independent study by the student to investigate or solve an acceptable
problem in industrial or mechanical engineering. This course is primarily intended for graduate students in mechanical, industrial or
manufacturing engineering. Prerequisite: Consent of MIME Faculty Member

MIME - 8900 INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

[1 - 16 hours] Research credit hours toward the doctoral degree for students in the
Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department. Students are to use the section number of their dissertation adviser.
Prerequisite: Graduate standing

MIME - 8960 DISSERTATION

[1 - 16 hours] Doctoral dissertation research credit hours for students in the Mechanical, Industrial and
Manufacturing Engineering Department. Students are to use the section number of their dissertation adviser. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

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