AME-Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering

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AME 2113. Statics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 2514; MATH 1823 or 1914; MATH 2423 or 2924; and CHEM 1315 all with a minimum grade of C or better with an overall average of 3.0 in these four courses - AP credit accepted and weighted based upon score; MATH 2433 or 2934 or concurrent enrollment. Vector representation of forces and moments: general three-dimensional theorems of statics; centroids and moments of area and inertia. Free-body diagrams, equilibrium of a particle and of rigid bodies, distributed loads, friction and internal shear and moment loads. Analysis of trusses, frames, and machines. (F)

AME 2213. Thermodynamics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Physics 2514; MATH 1823 or 1914; MATH 2423 or 2924; and CHEM 1315 all with a minimum grade of C or better with an overall average of 3.0 in these four courses. (AP credit accepted and weighted based upon score.) Mathematics 2433 or 2934; and Physics 2524, or concurrent enrollment in MATH 2433 or 2934 and PHYS 2524. First and second law of thermodynamics are developed and applied to the solutions of problems from a variety of engineering fields. Extensive use is made of differential calculus to interrelate thermodynamics functions. (F)

AME 2223. Introduction to Aerospace Engineering.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME majors (A010 & B010) only; PHYS 2514; MATH 1823 or 1914; MATH 2423 or 2924; and CHEM 1315 all with a minimum grade of C or better with an overall average of 3.0 in these four courses (AP credit accepted and weighted based upon score). Introduction to the foundational dynamics of aerospace vehicles, propulsion system performance, and basic aerodynamic forces and conventions. (F)

AME 2303. Materials, Design and Manufacturing Processes.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with I E 2303) Prerequisite: 2113 or Civil Engineering 2113 or Engineering 2113. Mechanical and physical properties of engineering materials. Introduction to design concepts, manufacturing processes and equipment used in engineering. (Sp)

AME 2402. Engineering Computing.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: MATH 1823 or 1914 or concurrent enrollment; Majors only. Introduction to computer programming and university computing facilities. Program design and development: computer application exercises in engineering. (F)

AME 2533. Dynamics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME 2113, MATH 2433 or 2934; Majors only. Dynamics (kinematics and kinetics) of particles and rigid bodies for rectilinear, curvilinear and angular motion; work and energy methods; conservations of impulse and momentum; introduction to mechanical vibrations. (Sp)

AME 2623. Circuits and Sensors.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: PHYS 2514; MATH 1823 or 1914; MATH 2423 or 2924; and CHEM 1315 all with a minimum grade of C or better with an overall average of 3.0 in these four courses - AP credit accepted and weighted based upon score; MATH 3413 and 3401 or concurrent enrollment; PHYS 2524 or concurrent enrollment; Majors only. Formulation and solution of circuit equations, network theorems, sinusoidal steady-state analysis, simple transients. Introduction to digital logic circuits. Physical principles of sensing and actuation. Applications to engineered systems of computer programming, embedded systems, and controls. (Sp)

AME 3103. Interactive Engineering Design Simulation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME 3143, Solid Mechanics; and AME 3153, Fluid Mechanics or AME 3253, Aerodynamics. Visualization and introductory finite element modeling techniques for product design and development. Three-dimensional CAD modeling, components and assemblies, graphic standards, dimensions and tolerances, engineering drawings. Introduction to finite element methods for structural and fluid mechanics problems, with verification. (Sp)

AME 3112. Solid Mechanics Lab.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2113 or Engineering 2113; 3143 or concurrent enrollment. Measurement of displacement; velocity, acceleration, force, torque, strain, stress, data acquisition and processing; data analysis. Laboratory (F)

AME 3122. Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics Lab.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2113 or Engineering 2113, 3173 or concurrent enrollment. Basic measurement concepts in fluid mechanics and thermal science. Concepts and methods of measuring pressure, temperature, flow, thermal and transport properties. Data acquisition and analysis. Laboratory (Sp)

AME 3143. Solid Mechanics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME 2113 or ENGR 2113; MATH 3113, or MATH 3413 and MATH 3401; AME 2303; AME 2533. Concepts of stress and strain; mechanical behavior of engineering materials; analysis of uniform stress states; analysis of members in torsion; stresses and deflections in beams; modes and theories of failure; design criteria. (F)

AME 3153. Fluid Mechanics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME 2113, AME 2213, AME 2533, and MATH 3113; majors only. Principles of fluid mechanics: fluid statics, flow descriptions, conservation equations, dimensional analysis, potential flow, viscous flow and internal flow. (F)

AME 3173. Heat Transfer.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: AME 2213, AME 3153. Heat transfer by conduction, convection, and radiation; mass transfer and combined modes of heat transfer. (Sp)

AME 3253. Aerodynamics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME 2213, AME 2223, AME 2533, MATH 3413 and MATH 3401. Fluid properties, fluid statics, flow description, conservation equation; incompressible inviscid flow dynamics; characteristic airfoil parameters; two-dimensional flow around thin airfoils; flow around wings of finite span; boundary layer development; compressibility; governing equations for inviscid compressible flow normal and oblique shock relations; Prandtl-Meyer expansion waves; quasi-one dimensional flow through nozzles and diffusers. (F)

AME 3272. Windtunnel Laboratory.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME 3253 or concurrent enrollment. Operation and calibration of a subsonic wind tunnel. Experimental testing of airfoils, model airplanes, and aerodynamic shapes. Calibration and use of balance and associated test equipment. Laboratory (F)

AME 3333. Flight Mechanics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: AME 2223, AME 2533, and AME 3253. Classical linear stability analysis and equations of motion in the body frame for rigid body aircraft. Static and dynamic analysis of aircraft open loop stability. Aircraft design topics including weight and balance, trim, and control sizing. (Sp)

AME 3353. Design of Mechanical Components.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2303 and 3143. Analysis and design of mechanical subsystems and selection of elements such as gears, shafts, clutches, brakes and modern mechanical components. (Sp)

AME 3363. Design of Thermal-Fluid Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME 2402 or C S 1313, AME 3153 or AME 3253, and AME 3173. Design of fluid flow, heat transfer and energy systems including analysis, synthesis and optimization. Topics include but are not limited to: ducts and piping systems, fluid machinery, heat exchangers, thermal storage devices, furnaces, combustors, refrigeration and air conditioning systems. (F)

AME 3413. Vibrating Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2533 and Mathematics 3113. Free and forced vibrations in lumped-parameter linear systems of one, two or more degrees of freedom. Resonance phenomena, dynamic absorbers; vibration-measuring equipment. Introduction to Laplace transforms and transient vibrations, distributed systems. (Irreg.)

AME 3440. Mentored Research Experience.3 Credit Hours.

0 to 3 hours. Prerequisites: ENGL 1113 or equivalent, and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit 12 hours. For the inquisitive student to apply the scholarly processes of the discipline to a research or creative project under the mentorship of a faculty member. Student and instructor should complete an Undergraduate Research & Creative Projects (URCP) Mentoring Agreement and file it the with the URCP office. Not for honors credit. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 3523. Aerospace Structural Analysis.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME 3143, MATH 3401 and MATH 3413. Advanced concepts of stress and strain; introduction to the analysis of aerospace engineering structures; complex bending and torsion, shear flows in thin-walled and stringer-skin sections; buckling; introduction to the finite element method; introduction to composite materials. (Sp)

AME 3623. Embedded Real-Time Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2623 or equivalent, Computer Science 1313 or 1323 or equivalent. The fundamentals of real-time embedded systems are covered including processes, scheduling, frequency requirements, and watchdog timers. Includes work with actual real-time systems. (Sp)

AME 3723. Numerical Methods For Engineering Computation.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: AME 2402 or CH E 2002 or ENGR 2003 or C S 1313 or C S 1323, and MATH 3113 or MATH 3413. Course uses specific software applications tailored toward aerospace and mechanical engineering. Basic methods for obtaining numerical solutions with a digital computer. Included are methods for the solutions of algebraic and transcendental equations, simultaneous linear equations, ordinary and partial differential equations, and curve fitting techniques. The methods are compared with respect to computational efficiency and accuracy. Any student who earns credit for AME 3723 cannot receive duplicate credit for C S 3723, CH E 3723, or P E 3723. This course may not be taken for graduate credit within the College of Engineering. (F)

AME 3960. Honors Reading.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Consists of topics designated by the instructor in keeping with the student's major program. Coverage includes materials not usually presented in the regular courses. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 3970. Honors Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. The projects covered will vary. Deals with concepts not usually presented in regular coursework. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 3980. Honors Research.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: admission to Honors Program. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Provides an opportunity for the gifted Honors candidate to work on a special project in the student's field. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 3990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor and junior standing. May be repeated once with change of content. Independent study may be arranged to study a subject not available through regular course offerings. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 4143. Nanocomposites.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5143) Prerequisite: 3143 or permission from instructor. Nanostructured materials and their interactions with polymer matrices; dispersion of nanoparticles and nanotubes; surface and interfaces; structure and characterization of nanophases; synthesis and processing of structural nanocomposites; characterization of properties of nanocomposites; nanomechanics of elastic modulii; potential applications and design. No student may earn credit for both 4143 and 5143. (Irreg.)

AME 4163. Principles of Engineering Design.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: AME 3103, AME 2533, AME 3353. Design process and methodology from concept through analysis, layout and prototyping. Types of design problems, human element in design, computer aid in design, specification development, concept generation, concept evaluation, product generation, function and performance evaluation, prototyping, design for manufacturing, design for assembly, design for life-cycle, sustainability, final product documentation, inclusive intergroup communication, ethics, safety and economics. (F)

AME G4193. Introduction to Computer Aided Design.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: senior standing in an Engineering curriculum and knowledge of a computer programming language. Topics include: computer-aided design, engineering, drafting and manufacturing; CAD systems, geometry, computer graphics, hardware, design synthesis. System demonstrations and labs. (Irreg.)

AME 4213. Biomechanics I.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 5213) Prerequisite: 3143 and 3153 or permission of instructor. Introduction to physiological systems with emphasis on structure and function of tissues and organs; application of continuum mechanics to understanding of tissue and organ behavior at microscopic and macroscopic levels; viscoelastic and solid biomaterials. No student may earn credit for both 4213 and 5213. (F)

AME G4243. Aerospace Propulsion Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: AME 2213 and AME 3253. Propulsion systems, review of compressible flow, combustion and thermochemical analysis, gas turbine and jet engines, rocket vehicles, chemical rockets. This course is approved for graduate credit. (F)

AME 4263. Computer Integrated Manufacturing.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 5263) Prerequisites: AME 2303 or permission of instructor. A general understanding of computer-based methods for manufacturing and assembly of mechanical products. The concept and methods for product manufacturing and assembly will be introduced from design viewpoint. No student may earn credit for both 4263 and 5263. (Irreg.)

AME 4273. Aerospace Systems Design I.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 5273) Prerequisites: AME 3103, AME 3253, AME 3333, and AME 3523 or permission of the instructor. Analysis, design, and optimization of an aerospace system. Performance analysis, mission simulation, and multi-disciplinary optimization of flight vehicles using both classical and modern design and analysis methods. No student may earn credit for both 4273 and 5273. Laboratory (F)

AME 4281. Engineering Co-Op Program.1 Credit Hour.

(Crosslisted with BME, C S, CEES, CH E, ECE, EPHY and ISE 4281) Prerequisite: Departmental permission and junior standing. May be repeated; maximum credit 6 hours. The Co-Op program provides students an opportunity to enhance their education via career exploration in related professional work experiences. Course assignments help students articulate their experiences by completing journals; mid-term paper; final paper and/or final presentation. Faculty receive an evaluation from the student's Co-Op supervisor who monitors performance. Faculty collaborate with the Co-Op supervisor to ensure student success. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 4283. Concurrent Design and Manufacturing.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2303, 2533, and 3143. The general concepts and methods in performing concurrent design and manufacturing for product development. Fundamental design theories and methods such as utility theory, state transition matrix method, game theory, and system life-cycle modeling and optimization will be introduced. No student may earn credit for both 4283 and 5283. (F)

AME 4303. Designing for Open Innovation.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 5303) Prerequisite: All seniors in engineering, business, and the sciences or permission of the instructor. Open innovation; designing for sustainability; realizing new complex engineered systems; system definition, verification and validation; identifying and managing dilemmas; Blooms Taxonomy; white space competencies, energy systems. No student may earn credit for both 4303 and 5303. (Irreg.)

AME 4373. Aerospace Systems Design II.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 5373) Prerequisite: AME 4273 or permission of the instructor. Synthesis course that emulates a team aircraft design program from conceptual design to flight test and mission evaluation. Conceptual design, preliminary analysis, detailed CAD, FEA, and CFD analysis; optimization of aircraft configuration. Advanced design, analysis, and fabrication methods based on a complete flight vehicle, a propulsion system, a structural system, or a control system. Laboratory. No student may earn credit for both 4373 and 5373. (Sp) [V].

AME G4383. Control Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 2533, Mathematics 3413 and 3401. Introduction to the concepts and theory of feedback control systems. Representation of electromechanical systems and aerospace vehicles by transfer and state variable methods. Stability and performance analysis, design techniques and synthesis methods for linear control systems. (F)

AME G4442. Internal Combustion Engines Laboratory.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3122 or graduate standing. Test equipment and instrumentation, propulsion systems, reciprocating engines, supercharger fuel systems, tests and evaluation. Lecture and Laboratory (Sp)

AME 4493. Space Sciences and Astrodynamics.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 5493) Prerequisites: PHYS 2524, MATH 2443 or 2934. Selected topics in astrophysics which may include astrodynamics, stellar structure and evolution, stellar pulsation, supernovae black holes, interstellar medium, galactic structure and clusters and superclusters, active galaxies, quasars, and cosmology. No student may earn credit for both 4493 and 5493. (F)

AME 4503. Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Control.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 5503) Prerequisite: AME 4383 or Instructor's permission. Students will learn to analyze and control nonlinear dynamical systems and apply that knowledge to real engineering problems. No student may earn credit for both 4503 and 5503. (Sp)

AME 4513. Flight Controls.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 5513) Prerequisites: AME 3333 and AME 4383. Classical and modern control theory with applications to aircraft flight control system design. No student may earn credit for both 4513 and 5513. (F)

AME 4553. Design Practicum.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: senior standing, 3363 and 4163. Design study of actual problems in industry. Lecture and Laboratory (Sp) [V].

AME 4593. Space Systems and Mission Design.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 5593) Prerequisite: 4493 or permission from instructor. Topics include basic orbital mechanics, orbit determination, perturbations, numerical techniques, interplanetary transfer, influence of space environment, atmospheric re-entry. Space vehicles subsystems design; propulsion, attitude determination and control, structural design, thermal control, power and telecommunications. Investigation into mission design concepts and consideration. No student may earn credit for both 4593 and 5593. (Sp)

AME G4653. Air Conditioning Systems.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3173. Theory and design of systems for controlling properties such as temperature, humidity, air purity, air distribution and noise in enclosures. (Sp)

AME 4802. Robotics Laboratory.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: AME major only (A010 or B010); AME 3112, C S 1313 or equivalent. Hands-on studies of robot systems with emphasis on semi-autonomous mobile robots. Mechanical, electrical and computational features of robots will be investigated. Lecture and Laboratory (F)

AME G4822. Fluid and Thermal Laboratory.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3173; 3122 or equivalent or graduate standing. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit six hours. Experimental studies in heat transfer or fluid mechanics. Lecture and Laboratory (F)

AME G4832. Micro and Nanomaterials Lab.2 Credit Hours.

Prerequisites: AME 3112, AME 3143 or equivalent or graduate standing. Introduction of experimental analysis and characterization techniques of different types of advanced materials to include polymeric micro composite materials and nanocomposites. Topics include fabrication methods. Determination of mechanical proper ties, microstructural analysis, nondestructive determination of properties of isotropic and anisotropic solids and microscopy techniques. Laboratory. (Irreg.)

AME 4960. Directed Readings.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: good standing in University; permission of instructor and dean. May be repeated; maximum credit four hours. Designed for upper-division students who need opportunity to study a specific problem in greater depth than formal course content permits. (Irreg.)

AME 4970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

AME 4971. Seminar.1 Credit Hour.

(Slashlisted with 5971) Prerequisite: senior standing. May be repeated without limit; maximum credit one hour for a B.S. degree. Recent developments in selected subjects in aerospace and mechanical engineering presented by invited experts from on and off campus. No student may earn credit for both 4971 and 5971. (F, Sp)

AME 4980. Undergraduate Research Studies.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Work with various faculty members on individual research projects. The nature of the research and the hours credit varies. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 4990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Senior standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

AME 5023. Elastic Stress Analysis.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3143 and Mathematics 3113; or permission. Theory of stress for continuous media, large displacement strain theory, stress-strain relations for elastic media, plane elasticity, application of theory to modern engineering problems. (F)

AME 5063. Composite Materials.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3143 or permission. Nature and scope of composite materials; stress-strain relations and strength of a single layer of a laminated composite; laminated composite-material beams, plates and cylindrical shells; micromechanics and characterization of stiffness, fracture and transport properties; applications and optimal design. (Irreg.)

AME 5113. Robot Mobility.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing or instructor permission. Material focuses on issues of mobility over different types of surfaces for robot systems. Topics include: mobility solutions from biology, soil interaction, legged locomotion, wheeled locomotion, track locomotion, hybrid systems, energy efficiency, and implementation techniques. (F)

AME 5123. Robot Planning and Control.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing or instructor permission. Material focuses on issues of sensing, modeling kinematic for autonomous robot systems. Topics include: mobility kinematics and dynamics, sensors, effectors, sensor fusion, spatial representation, planning and control architectures and system integration. (F)

AME 5133. Space Robotics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing or instructor permission. Material focuses on issues of orbital and planetary surface robotics. Topics include: Micro gravity and rough natural terrain mobility, attitude control, propulsion, thermal control, telecommunications, the space environment, space compatible sensors, materials and actuators. (F)

AME 5143. Nanocomposites.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4143) Prerequisite: 3143, graduate standing or permission of instructor. Nanostructured materials and their interactions with polymer matrices; dispersion of nanoparticles and nanotubes; surface and interfaces; structure and characterization of nanophases; synthesis and processing of structural nanocomposites; characterization of properties of nanocomposites; nanomechanics of elastic modulii; potential applications and design. No student may earn credit for both 4143 and 5143. (Irreg)

AME 5163. Turbomachinery.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3153 or permission. Energy transfer between a fluid and a rotor; flow of fluids in turbo machines; centrifugal pumps and compressors; radial and axial flow turbines; axial flow compressors and pumps; comparison of types. (Sp)

AME 5203. Bioengineering Principles.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with BME 5203 and CH E 5203) Prerequisite: Mathematics 3113 and Physics 2524. Principles of bioengineering for the areas of the biomechanics of solids and fluids, mass transfer, biomaterials, electrical networks, imaging, and ionizing radiation as they apply to the human body. Moral and ethical issues in bioengineering are also studied. No student may earn credit for both 4203 and 5203. (Alt. F)

AME 5213. Biomechanics I.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4213; Crosslisted with BME 5213) Prerequisite: AME 3143 and AME 3153 or permission of instructor. Introduction to physiological systems with emphasis on structure and function of tissues and organs; application of continuum mechanics to understanding of tissue and organ behavior at microscopic and macroscopic levels; viscoelastic and solid biomaterials. No student may earn credit for both 4213 and 5213. (F)

AME 5233. Biomaterials.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with BME 5233) Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of instructor. Introduction to materials used in biomedical environment, the design and use of implantable materials (such as metals, polyethylene, ceramics, composites), biocompatibility, test methods, and tissue growth on biomaterials. (Sp)

AME 5263. Computer Integrated Manufacturing.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 4263) Prerequisite: graduate standing in engineering or permission of instructor. A general understanding of computer-based methods for manufacturing and assembly of mechanical products. The concept and methods for product manufacturing and assembly will be introduced from design viewpoint. No student may earn credit for both 4263 and 5263. (Irreg.)

AME 5273. Aerospace Systems Design I.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 4273) Prerequisites: AME 3103, 3253, 3333, 3523 or permission of the instructor. Analysis, design, and optimization of an aerospace system. Performance analysis, mission simulation, and multidisciplinary optimization of flight vehicles using both classical and modern design and analysis methods. No student may earn credit for both 4273 and 5273. Laboratory (F)

AME 5283. Concurrent Design and Manufacturing.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: graduate standing in engineering. The general concepts and methods in performing concurrent design and manufacturing for product development. Fundamental design theories and methods such as utility theory, state transition matrix method, game theory, and system life-cycle modeling and optimization will be introduced. No student may earn credit for both 4283 and 5283. (F)

AME 5293. Transport in Biological Systems.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with BME 5293 and CH E 5293) Prerequisite: Chemical Engineering 3123 or permission of instructor. Theoretical and practical aspects of transport phenomena in living organisms and biomedical technologies. Applications include hemorheology, drug delivery, extracorporeal circulation, and artificial organs. (Irreg.)

AME 5303. Designing for Open Innovation.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 4303) Prerequisite: Graduate standing in engineering, business, natural sciences, or permission of instructor. Open innovation; designing for sustainability; realizing new complex engineered systems; system definition, verification and validation; identifying and managing dilemmas; Blooms Taxonomy; white space competencies, energy systems. No student may earn credit for both 4303 and 5303. (Irreg.)

AME 5333. Thermodynamics and Combustion.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Engineering 2213 or permission. Thermodynamics of non-reacting and reacting mixtures, chemical equilibrium, flame temperature, transport processes in combustion, chemical kinetics, fuels and their combustion properties, premixed and diffusion flames, deflagrations and detonations, practical combustion systems, pollutant emissions. (F)

AME 5373. Aerospace Systems Design II.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 4373) Prerequisite: AME 4273 or permission of the instructor. Synthesis course that emulates a team aircraft design program from conceptual design to flight test and mission evaluation. Conceptual design, preliminary analysis, detailed CAD, FEA, and CFD analysis; optimization of aircraft configuration. Advanced design, analysis, and fabrication methods based on a complete flight vehicle, a propulsion system, a structural system, or a control system. No student may earn credit for both 4373 and 5373. Laboratory. (Sp)

AME 5493. Space Sciences and Astrodynamics.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 4493) Prerequisite: PHYS 2524, MATH 2443 or MATH 2934. Selected topics in astrophysics, the solar system; basic orbital mechanics, orbit determination and maneuvers, perturbations, numerical techniques, rendezvous and proximity operations, the N-body problem and approximations, interplanetary transfers. Design considerations. No student may earn credit for both 4493 and 5493. (F)

AME 5503. Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Control.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 4503) Prerequisite: Graduate standing. Students will learn to analyze and control nonlinear dynamical systems and apply that knowledge to real engineering problems. No student may earn credit for both 4503 and 5503. (Sp)

AME 5513. Flight Controls.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with AME 4513) Prerequisites: permission of instructor. Classical and modern control theory with applications to aircraft flight control system design. No student may earn credit for both 4513 and 5513. (F)

AME 5573. Advanced Engineering Analysis I.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: Mathematics 3413 or equivalent. Vector and tensor analysis. Calculus of variations followed by variational methods and/or the method of weighted residuals. (Irreg.)

AME 5583. Advanced Engineering Analysis II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 5573 or permission. Selected topics in Advanced Engineering Analysis, such as lie theory for ordinary differential equations; eigenvalue problems and spectral analysis; transform methods; solution methods for partial differential equations. (Irreg.)

AME 5593. Space Systems And Mission Design.3 Credit Hours.

(Slashlisted with 4593) Prerequisite: 4493 or permission from instructor. Topics include basic orbital mechanics, orbit determination, perturbations, numerical techniques, interplanetary transfer, influence of space environment, atmospheric re-entry. Space vehicles subsystems design; propulsion, attitude determination and control, structural design, thermal control, power and telecommunications. Investigation into mission design concepts and consideration. No student may earn credit for both 4593 and 5593. (Sp)

AME 5710. Topics in Solid Mechanics.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours for master's degree or twelve hours for a doctoral degree. Selected topics in continuum mechanics, such as theory of continuum mechanics, finite element methods, fatigue analysis and fracture mechanics.

AME 5720. Topics in Fluid Mechanics.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: 5903 or permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours for master's or 12 hours for a doctoral degree program. Concentration in a particular field of specialization in fluid mechanics, such as: rotating flows; hypersonic flow theory; advanced aerodynamics; advanced stability theory; plasma and laser dynamics. (Irreg.)

AME 5740. Topics in Design.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours for master's or 12 hours for doctoral degree program. Selected topics in conceptual, preliminary and final design; CAD and optimization applications.

AME 5750. Topics in Dynamics and Controls.1-3 Credit Hours.

Topics In Dynamics And Controls. 1 To 3 Hours. Prerequisite: Permission Of Instructor. May Be Repeated With Change Of Content; Maximum Credit Nine Hours For Master'S Or Twelve Hours For A Doctoral Degree Program. Selected Topics In Dynamics And Control Systems, Such As: Advanced Structural Dynamics, Dynamics Stability Of Non-Conservative Systems, And Discontinuous Control Systems. (Irreg.)

AME 5763. Introduction to the Finite Element Method.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with CEES 5763) Prerequisite: graduate standing. Weighted residual and variational approaches. Finite element formulation for rod, truss and beam elements; plane stress and plane strain problem; axisymmetric and three-dimensional analysis; isoparametric elements; conforming and nonconforming plate and shell elements. (Sp)

AME 5773. Structural Optimization.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 5763 or equivalent, or permission of instructor. An introduction to optimization and to the optimization of simple structures modeled by the finite element method. Specifically truss structures will be optimized by various methods for minimum weight, subject to constraints such as strength and displacement. (F)

AME 5803. Principles of Heat Transfer.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3173 or permission. Steady and transient heat conduction in multi-dimensional systems, convective heat transfer for external flows, convective heat transfer for internal flows, radiant heat transfer in lumped systems, integral equations of thermal radiation, and combined mode heat transfer. (F)

AME 5890. Guided Individual Studies.1-4 Credit Hours.

1 to 4 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. May be subject to restricted applicability for specific degree requirements. Guided study of selected topics not offered in regularly scheduled classes. Arrangements and work requirements established by prior agreement of instructor and student(s). Students should expect to spend at least sixty hours of reading and study for each credit hour. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 5903. Fundamental Fluid Dynamics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3153, 5573 or concurrent enrollment, or permission. Basic laws of fluid motion; Navier-Stokes equations, kinematics of the flow field, vorticity and circulation, basic theorems for inviscid, incompressible flows, potential-flow application, exact solutions. (F)

AME 5913. Viscous Fluid Dynamics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 5903 or permission. Fundamental exact solutions of viscous flow; Stokes' flow, boundary-layer flow, drag and resistance to motion, elements of heat transfer, effects of compressibility, thin shear layers, jets and wakes, elements of turbulence. (Sp)

AME 5933. Aeroelasticity.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 3143 or equivalent, 3253. Review of structural and aerodynamic theorems. The steady aeroelastic equations and solution methods; divergence and rolling effectiveness. The flutter equations and solution methods; panel flutter; the transonic flutter problem. (Irreg.)

AME 5953. Turbulence I.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 5913 or permission. Description of turbulence; Reynolds averaging, momentum equations and energy budgets for the mean flow and fluctions. Mean velocity profiles, skin friction and spreading rates for shear flows in various geometrics, origin of turbulence from flow instability. (Irreg.)

AME 5960. Directed Readings.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of department. May be repeated; maximum credit twelve hours. Directed readings and/or literature reviews under the direction of a faculty member. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 5970. Special Topics/Seminar.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Special topics or seminar course for content not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. May include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)

AME 5971. Seminar.1 Credit Hour.

(Slashlisted with 4971) Prerequisite: graduate standing. May be repeated without limit; maximum credit two hours for master's degree or four hours for a doctoral degree. Recent developments in selected subjects in aerospace and mechanical engineering presented by invited experts from on and off campus. No student may earn credit for both 4971 and 5971. (F, Sp)

AME 5980. Research for Master's Thesis.2-9 Credit Hours.

Variable enrollment, two to nine hours; maximum credit applicable toward degree, six hours. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 5983. Computational Fluid Dynamics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 5573, 5903, 5973, or permission of instructor. Methods for the numerical solution of the Euler, boundary-layer, Navier-Stokes and parabolized Navier-Stokes equations. (Irreg.)

AME 5990. Special Projects.1-9 Credit Hours.

1 to 9 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated but total credit applicable to any degree may be limited. Individual or group R & D projects involving original laboratory, analytical or theoretical investigations and syntheses. Specific objectives and work requirements established by prior agreement of the instructor and student. Students should expect to spend at least 60 hours for each credit hour and to submit appropriate reports or papers. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 6033. Fracture Mechanics.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 5023 or equivalent. Elastic crack-tip stress field, crack-tip plastic zone, energy principle, plane strain fracture toughness, crack opening displacement criterion, fatigue crack propagation and applications. (Irreg.)

AME 6333. Combustion Processes II.3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: 5333 or permission of instructor. Heterogeneous reaction kinetics, liquid droplet and spray combustion, solid particle combustion, kinetically controlled phenomena, fire related problems, pollutant generation and control. (Irreg.)

AME 6663. Advanced Finite Element Methods.3 Credit Hours.

(Crosslisted with CEES 6663) Prerequisite: 5763. Selected topics such as: nonlinear material problems, plasticity, creep (visco-plasticity), fracture, etc.; geometrically nonlinear problems; large displacements and structural stability; dynamic problems and analytical solution procedures; soil-structure interactions, application of the finite element method to fluid and heat transfer problem. (Irreg.)

AME 6960. Directed Readings.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit six hours. Directed readings and/or literature review under the direction of a faculty member. (Irreg.)

AME 6970. Advanced Topics In Aerospace And/Or Mechanical Engineering.1-3 Credit Hours.

Prerequisite: permission of instructor. May be repeated with change of content; maximum credit nine hours for a master's and twelve hours for doctoral degree program. Selected advanced topics in all aspects of aerospace and/or mechanical engineering.

AME 6980. Research for Doctoral Dissertation.2-16 Credit Hours.

Research for Doctoral Dissertation. (F, Sp, Su)

AME 6990. Independent Study.1-3 Credit Hours.

1 to 3 hours. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated; maximum credit nine hours. Contracted independent study for a topic not currently offered in regularly scheduled courses. Independent study may include library and/or laboratory research and field projects. (Irreg.)