Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Course Catalog

subject course number course description
AEROENG 2200

An introduction to fundamental concepts leading to aircraft design, with an emphasis on aerodynamics and aircraft performance. Prereq: Physics 1250 or 1260 (131); and Math 1152 (152) or 1161 (161) or 1172 (154) or 1181H, or a grade of C- or above in Math 1544. Prereq or concur: Math 2173 (254). Not open to students with credit for 200.

AEROENG 2201

An introduction to fundamental concepts leading to aircraft and spacecraft design, with an emphasis on stability and control, propulsion, space launch/reentry, and orbital mechanics. Prereq: 2200 (200). Not open to students with credit for 201.

AEROENG 2405

Aerospace engineering thermodynamics: Introduction to the concepts of energy and entropy, the First and Second Law analysis of systems and control volumes, and the analysis of power and refrigeration cycles. Prereq: 2200 (200), and AeroEng-BS student (No AAE pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 405.

AEROENG 3520

Introduction to mathematical modeling of dynamics (equations of motion) for rigid bodies with specific application towards aircraft and spacecraft. Prereq: 2201 (201) and MechEng 2030 (430), and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 520.

AEROENG 3521

Linear dynamic systems analysis using Transfer function (Laplace Transformation based) methods and State Space (matrix theory based) methods with emphasis on aircraft and spacecraft models. Prereq: 3520 (520) and ECE 2300 (300 and 309), and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 521.

AEROENG 3542

Introduction to aerospace structures: Basic structural components; fundamental elements of linear elastic boundary value problems; composites; bending, torsion and shear of thin-walled sections; laboratory demonstrations. Prereq: 2201 (201) and MechEng 2030 (430) and 2040, or AeroEng 2201 (201) and MechEng 2010 and 2020 and 2030; and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 542.

AEROENG 3543

Energy Based Analysis: principles of virtual work and minimum potential energy; rayleigh-ritz & finite element methods; structural stability; thermo-elasticity; structural dynamics; laboratory demonstrations. Prereq: 3542 (342), and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 543.

AEROENG 3560

Fundamentals of viscous and inviscid flow encountered in aircraft aerodynamics. Prereq: 2201 (201) and 2405 (405) and Math 2174 (415), and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 560 and 570.

AEROENG 3570

Continuation of viscous flows and boundary layers. One-dimensional gas dynamics including shocks, waves, supersonic, and transonic flow. Prereq: 3560 (560 and 570), and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 530.

AEROENG 3580

Fundamentals of conduction, convection, and radiation. Prereq: 3560 (560 and 570), and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 570.

AEROENG 3581

Fundamentals of mathematical and numerical modeling techniques and their applications in solving engineering problems. Prereq: Math 2174 or 415, and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 581.

AEROENG 4193

Individual studies project for undergraduates. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 4 completions. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 4194

Group studies course for undergraduates. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 4 completions.

AEROENG 4510

Conceive, plan and design an experiment with a group of students. Emphasis on planning and experiment preparation. Prereq: 3543 (543) and 3570 (530 and 570), and Sr standing, and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class).

AEROENG 4511

Execute and report on experiment formulated in Projects I. Emphasis on execution and reporting. Prereq: 4510, and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class).

AEROENG 4515

Conceptual and preliminary design, methodology, case studies, introduction of design software, group planning for subsequent design effort: design of atmospheric flight vehicles and components. Prereq: 3543 (543) and 3570 (530 and 570) and 3521 (521) and 3580 (580), and Sr standing, and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No AAE pre-majors can enroll in this class). Prereq or concur: 4550 (550). Not open to students with credit for 515.01 or 516.01.

AEROENG 4516

Continuation of 4515. Preliminary and detailed design of aerospace vehicle components: design of a vehicle for atmospheric flight. Prereq: 4515 (515 and 516), and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 516.01 or 517.01.

AEROENG 4517

Feasibility study of a space mission, elements of mission design and design methodologies of spacecraft subsystems, and preliminary sizing. Prereq: 3521 (521) and 3543 (543) and 3570 (530 and 570) and 3580 (570), and Sr standing, and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Prereq or concur: 4550 (550). Not open to students with credit for 515.02 or 516.02.

AEROENG 4518

Continuation of 4517: Preliminary and detailed design of space vehicle components. Design of a space vehicle/system, and mission scenarios simulation via computer software. Prereq: 4517 (515 and 516), and enrollment as AeroEng-BS student (No pre-majors can enroll in this class). Not open to students with credit for 516.02 or 517.02.

AEROENG 4550

Fundamentals of aerospace propulsion, engine cycles and analysis of various air-breathing and rocket engines. Prereq: 3570. Not open to students with credit for 550.

AEROENG 4938

Learn about Wind Energy and its potential, modeling and design horizontal axis wind turbines, and analysis of the economic benefits of wind turbine systems. Prereq: Permission of instructor.

AEROENG 4998

Aerospace Engineering research. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 4999

Aerospace Engineering research for thesis. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 5 completions. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 4999H

Aerospace Engineering honors research for thesis. Prereq: Honors standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 5 completions. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 5610

Basic treatment of helicopter aerodynamics, performance, and design. Prereq: 3570 (530 and 570).

AEROENG 5612

Determination of the performance, stability, controllability, and handling qualities of general aviation aircraft through analysis and flight tests. Prereq: 3520 (520) and 3570 (530 and 570). Not open to students with credit for 612.

AEROENG 5615

Introduction to computational methods used in aerodynamics flow problems. Prereq: 3570 (530 and 570) and 3581 (581), and AeroEng major. Not open to students with credit for 615 or to AeroEng pre-majors.

AEROENG 5620

Analysis and design of aircraft, helicopter and missile flight control systems and the associated guidance and navigation systems. Prereq: 3521 (521). Not open to students with credit for 620 or 621.

AEROENG 5621

Spacecraft (satellite) control systems analysis and design. Prereq: 3521 (521). Not open to students with credit for 620 or 621.

AEROENG 5626

Introduction to orbital mechanics with orbit determination techniques, orbital maneuvers and lunar and interplanetary trajectories. Prereq: 3520 (520) and MechEng 2030 (430). Not open to students with credit for 645 or 745.

AEROENG 5645

Fundamental Concepts of Structural Dynamics, Unsteady Aerodynamics, and Aeroelasticity of Aerospace Vehicles. Prereq: 3543 (543), or equiv, and 3570 (530 and 570). Not open to students with credit for 645 or 745.

AEROENG 5751

Fundamental and advanced concepts of gas turbine operation. Prereq: 4550 (550). Not open to students with credit for 751.

AEROENG 5752

Analysis of different propulsion techniques for access to space and inter-planetary flight: liquid, solid, hybrid, nuclear and electric. Emphasizes fundamentals based on physics and mathematics. Prereq: 4550 (550), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 752.

AEROENG 5771

Focus on laminar and transitional flows, beginning with classic analytical solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations and addressing issues of boundary layer stability and compressibility effects. Prereq: 3560 (560) and 3570 (530). Not open to students with credit for 771.

AEROENG 5775

Introduction to hypersonic inviscid and viscous flows, Newtonian theory, high-temperature effects and heat transfer. Prereq: 3570 (530 and 570) and 4550 (550). Not open to students with credit for 775.

AEROENG 6193

Individual studies project. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 6194

Group studies course. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 8 cr hrs or 4 completions.

AEROENG 6860

Introduction to experiment planning, data acquisition and analysis, and advanced measurement techniques commonly employed in fluid dynamics research. Prereq: Grad standing in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 860.

AEROENG 6999

Aerospace engineering research for thesis. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 7720

Advanced methods of stabilization and control of flight vehicles including Aircraft flight control systems and spacecraft control systems. Prereq: 3520 (520). Concur: 3521 (521), or equiv.

AEROENG 7774

Fundamental concepts of classical acoustics; physical mechanisms associated with aerodynamic noise generation; computational aeroacoustic methods. Prereq: 5615 (615) or equiv.

AEROENG 7842

Structural Analysis of Flight Vehicles. Prereq: Grad standing in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 842.

AEROENG 7844

Optimization applied to aircraft and spacecraft structures. Prereq: Grad standing in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 844 or MechEng 7761 (761). Cross-listed in MechEng 7761.

AEROENG 7862

Detailed study of swirling, rotating, compressible, and unsteady internal flows found in turbomachinery. Prereq: 3560 (560) and 5751 (751), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 862.

AEROENG 7875

Introduction to turbulence in fluid mechanics with emphasis on understanding the physical mechanisms involved. Prereq: Grad standing in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 875. Cross-listed in MechEng 7513.

AEROENG 8193

Topics selected to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 8194

Topics selected to give advanced students an opportunity to pursue special studies as a group not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

AEROENG 8802

Fourier series, complex differentiation and integration and transform and Green's function methods for solution of problems arising in heat transfer, vibrations, fluid mechanics; asymptotic analysis and singular perturbations. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 802. Cross-listed in MechEng 8518.

AEROENG 8820

Advanced concepts for robust control of uncertain dynamic systems with applications. Prereq: 5620 (620) or 5621 (621), or equiv.

AEROENG 8851

Detailed discussion of current problems in air breathing propulsion with major emphasis on technical papers available from the current archival literature. Prereq: 5751 (751) or MechEng 7527 (727), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 851 or MechEng 8527 (827). Cross-listed in MechEng 8527.

AEROENG 8866

Instability of inviscid and viscous parallel flows; thermal and centrifugal instability boundary-layer transition; and concepts of linear, nonlinear, and secondary instability analysis. Prereq: 6771 (771). Not open to students with credit for 866.

AEROENG 8873

Fundamentals of most types of numerical approaches employed to solve fluid dynamics and heat transfer problems. Prereq: 5615 (615) or MechEng 6507 (707), or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 873.

AEROENG 8890

Lecture and discussion of current topics related to Aerospace Engineering presented by graduate students, staff and guest speakers. Course does not count toward course work required for MS or PhD degrees. Prereq: Grad standing in AeroEng, MechEng or NuclrEn. Repeatable to a maximum of 20 cr hrs. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 8997

Advanced topics in Aerospace Engineering to provide instruction not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is graded S/U.

AEROENG 8999

Aerospace Engineering research for PhD. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 2010

Vector concepts of static equilibrium for isolated and connected bodies, centroids, inertia, truss, frame and machine analysis, and friction. Prereq: Engr 1181 (Engineer 181) or 1187 (187) or 1281H (192H), and Physics 1250 (131) or 1260, and Math 1152 (152) or 1161 (161) or 1172 or 1181H. Not open to students with credit for 2010H (210H), 2040 (410), or 400.

MECHENG 2010H

Vector concepts of static equilibrium for isolated and connected bodies, centroids, inertia, truss, frame and machine analysis, friction and virtual work. Prereq: Honors standing, and Engr 1181 (181) or 1187 (187) or 1281H (192H), and Math 1152 (152) or 1161 (161) or 1172 or 1181H. Prereq or concur: Physics 1250 (131) or 1260. Not open to students with credit for 2040 (410), 210H, or 400.

MECHENG 2020

Stress and strain analysis of deformable structural components subjected to unidirectional and combined loads; pressure vessels; stress transformations (Mohr's Circle); beam deflections; column buckling. Prereq: 2010 (410) or 2010H (210H). Not open to students with credit for 2040 (420).

MECHENG 2030

Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies; linear and angular motion; work and energy; and single degree of freedom vibration analysis. Prereq: 2010 (410) or 2010H (210H) or 2040. Not open to students with credit for 430.

MECHENG 2040

Vector concepts of static equilibrium, truss, frame and machine analysis. Stress and strain analysis of deformable structural components; stress transformations; beam deflections; column buckling. Prereq: Engr 1181 (Engineer 181) or 1187 (187) or 1281H (192H), and Physics 1250 (131) or 1260, and Math 1152 (152) or 1161 (161) or 1172 or 1181H. Not open to students with credit for 2020 (420).

MECHENG 2193

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs or 15 completions. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 2194

Special topics in Mechanical Engineering. The particular topic, credit hours, and the instructor will be announced the semester previous to the one in which the course is offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

MECHENG 2194H

Special topics in mechanical engineering. The particular topic, credit hours, and the instructor will be announced the semester previous to the one in which the course is offered. Prereq: Honors standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

MECHENG 2651

A mentor training course designed to provide practical experience and knowledge to first year and returning mentors for the OSU FIRST Robotics teams. Repeatable to a maximum of 1.5 cr hrs or 3 completions.

MECHENG 2652

Design, analysis, mentoring, and construction of a remote control robot for head-to-head competitions. Prereq: Active participation in FIRST. Repeatable to a maximum of 9 cr hrs or 4 completions.

MECHENG 2850

Numerical solutions of nonlinear equations, systems of linear equations, interpolation, curve-fitting, ordinary differential equations. Prereq: Enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course), or permission of instructor. Prereq or concur: 2173 (254 or 263) or 2415 (415), or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 250.

MECHENG 2900

Introduction to the discipline of Mechanical Engineering through a structured design, build, and test sequence. Students will fabricate apparatus which requires a basic understanding of the full scope of Mechanical Engineering. Prereq: 2010 (410), and Math 2173 (254 or 263) or 2415 (415), and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 3260

Applications of ordinary differential equations, Laplace transforms, transfer function analysis to first and second order systems, and single-degree-of-freedom mechanical and electrical systems. Prereq: 2850 (250) and 2900, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Prereq or concur: ECE 2300 or 2300.01 or 320. Not open to students with credit for 481 or 650.

MECHENG 3261

Applications of ordinary differential equations, Laplace transforms, and transfer function analysis to thermal and fluid elements and systems. Transition course for students who have taken 481 but not 482. Prereq: Enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course) or permission of instructor, and 2850 (250) and 481, and ECE 320 or prereq or concur: ECE 2300 or 2300.01. Not open to students with credit for 482.

MECHENG 3360

Modeling of a variety of multi-domain systems, including electromechanical actuators, principles of feedback control, and analysis of control systems. Prereq: 3260 or 3261, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Prereq or concur: 3503 (504) or 3504. Not open to students with credit for 482 or 571.

MECHENG 3361

Modeling of fluid power systems and actuators, principles of feedback control, and analysis of control systems. Transition course for students who have taken 482 but not 571. Prereq: 482, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3360 or 571.

MECHENG 3500

Introduction to thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer with engineering applications. Prereq: Math 2174 or 2177 or 2255 (255) or 2415 (415), and Physics 1250 (131). Not open to students with credit for 500 or enrolled in MechEng major.

MECHENG 3501

Principles of engineering thermodynamics from the classical perspective, including first and second laws of thermodynamics, with selected applications. Prereq: 2900, and Chem 1250 (121), 1220, or 131; and enrollment as MechEng-BS student; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3502, 501, or 502, or to MechEng pre-majors.

MECHENG 3502

Selected applications of principles of engineering thermodynamics from the classical perspective. Transition Course for students with credit for 501, but not 502. Prereq: 501, and enrollment in MechEng major, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3501 (502).

MECHENG 3503

A study of the basic concepts, fundamental equations, and applications of fluid mechanics to engineering problems. Prereq: 2850 (250), and 3501 (501) or 3502, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 503 or 504.

MECHENG 3504

A study of the basic concepts, fundamental equations, and applications of fluid mechanics to engineering problems. Transition course for students who have taken 503 but not 504. Prereq: 503, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 504.

MECHENG 3553

Mechanism structure and DOFs, inversion, Grashof's criteria, motion limits, interference. Design for motion, path, and function generation. Graphical and analytical cam design. Transition course for students who have taken 561 but not 553. Prereq: 561 or equiv, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (no pre-majors); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3670 (553).

MECHENG 3670

Design of mechanisms. Application of general mechanical engineering principles to the design and analysis of mechanical components. Prereq: 2020 (420) and 2030 (430) and 2900, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 553 or 561.

MECHENG 3671

Continuation of 3670. Prereq: 3670 or 3676 or equiv, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 563.

MECHENG 3676

Design and analysis of selected machine elements, including shafts and associated parts, power screws, threaded fasteners, rivets, and welded, and bonded joints. Transition course for students who have taken 561 but not 562. Prereq: 561 or equiv, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 3670 (562).

MECHENG 3677

Design and analysis of selected machine elements, including springs, brakes and clutches, gears, bearings, chains, and belts. Prereq: 553 and 562, or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 563.

MECHENG 3870

Foundation in experimental measurement and data analysis in mechanical engineering; team planning and execution of experiments; technical report writing. Prereq: Stat 3450 or equiv, and 3260 (482) or 3261, and a second writing course, and enrollment in Mechanical Engineering major; or permission of instructor. Prereq or concur: 3503 (504) or 3504. Not open to students with credit for 570.

MECHENG 4193

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs or 15 completions. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 4194

Special topics in mechanical engineering. The particular topic, credit hours, and the instructor will be announced the semester previous to the one in which the course is offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

MECHENG 4194H

Special topics in Mechanical Engineering. The particular topic, credit hours, and the instructor will be announced the semester previous to the one in which the course is offered. Prereq: Honors standing, and enrollment in MechEng major; or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

MECHENG 4505

Discussion of nuclear energy and nuclear radiation; sources, methods of utilization, and projections for future engineering uses. Prereq: Math 2173, 2177, 2255 (255), or 2415 (415), and Physics 1251 (133). Not open to students with credit for 505 or NuclrEn 4505 (505). Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 4510

A study of the fundamentals of conduction, convection, and thermal radiation energy transfer with engineering applications. Prereq: 3503 (504) or 3504, and MechEng-BS student (no pre-majors); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 510.

MECHENG 4536

Introductory course covering concepts of nuclear power reactor systems, thermal and mechanical design aspects, and economics of nuclear power plants. Prereq: 3501 (502), and 4505 (505) or NuclrEn 4505 (505). Not open to students with credit for 736, NuclrEn 4536 (736), or 6536. Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 4578

An interactive assessment of each graduating senior's overall achievements in Mechanical Engineering and their assessment of the program. Prereq: Enrollment in semester of graduation. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 4870

Builds upon prior laboratory experiences and integrates thermal and mechanical system concepts; focus on problem solving using experimental and analytical/computational methods. Prereq: 3360 or 3361 (571), and 3671 (563) and 3870 (570) and 4510 (510), and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 512 or 581.

MECHENG 4900

First course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Fundamentals of engineering design process and the technical and professional skills needed in Mechanical Engineering. Lectures, hands-on project. Prereq: 3671 (563), and enrollment as MechEng-BS student; or permission of instructor. Prereq or concur: 4510 (510), 3360 or 3361 (571), and 3870 (570). Not open to students with credit for 564, 565, or Engineer 658. Not open to MechEng pre-majors.

MECHENG 4901.01

Second course of 2-semester capstone sequence. Students work on design problems proposed by faculty. Emphasis on problem definition, requirements, and design proposal. Concur: 4900, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student; or permission of instructor. Not open to MechEng pre-majors. This course is progress graded.

MECHENG 4901.02

Third course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Complete work on design problem proposed by faculty. Emphasis on detailed design, prototype, evaluation, and documentation. Prereq: 4901.01, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 4902.01

Second course of 2-semester capstone sequence. Students work on design problems arising from various student competitions in engineering. Emphasis on problem definition, requirements, and design proposal. Concur: 4900, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student; or permission of instructor. Not open to MechEng pre-majors. This course is progress graded.

MECHENG 4902.02

Third course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Complete work on design project associated with student design competitions. Emphasis on detailed design, prototype, evaluation, and documentation. Prereq: 4902.01, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 4903.01

Second course of 2-semester capstone sequence. Students work on design problems sponsored and/or proposed by industry. Emphasis on problem definition, requirements, and design proposal. Concur: 4900, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student; or permission of instructor. Not open to MechEng pre-majors. This course is progress graded.

MECHENG 4903.02

Third course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Complete work on design project from industry. Emphasis on detailed design, prototype, evaluation, and documentation. Prereq: 4903.01, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 4904.01

Second course of 2-semester capstone sequence. Students work on design problems that have a humanitarian focus. Emphasis on problem definition, requirements, and design proposal. Concur: 4900, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student; or permission of instructor. Not open to MechEng pre-majors. This course is progress graded.

MECHENG 4904.02

Third course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Complete work on humanitarian project. Emphasis on detailed design, prototype, evaluation, and documentation. Prereq: 4904.01, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 4905.01

Second course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Students begin to work on assistive devices for persons with disabilities. Emphasis on problem definition, requirements, and design proposal. Concur: 4900, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student; or permission of instructor. Not open to MechEng pre-majors. This course is progress graded.

MECHENG 4905.02

Third course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Complete work on assistive devices for persons with disabilities. Emphasis on detailed design, prototype, evaluation, and documentation. Prereq: 4905.01, and enrollment as MechEng-BS student (No ME pre-majors can enroll in this course); or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 4906.01

Second course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Students begin to work on their design project. Emphasis on problem definition, requirements, design proposal. Prereq: 4900. This course is progress graded.

MECHENG 4906.02

Third course of 2-semester senior capstone series. Complete work on design problem proposed by faculty. Emphasis on detailed design, prototype, evaluation, documentation. Prereq: 4906.01.

MECHENG 4998

Opportunity for undergraduate students to conduct research in Mechanical Engineering. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 6 completions. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 4998H

Opportunity for undergraduate Honors program students to conduct research in Mechanical Engineering. Prereq: Honors standing, and enrollment in MechEng major, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 6 completions. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 4999

Students are offered the opportunity to pursue independent project/research. Student presentations and undergraduate thesis writing is included. Prereq: CPHR 3.0 or above, and Sr standing in MechEng major; or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 4 completions.

MECHENG 4999H

Honors program students are offered the opportunity to pursue independent project/research. Student presentations and undergraduate Honors thesis writing is included, to enable graduation with Research Distinction in Mechanical Engineering. Prereq: Honors standing, and CPHR 3.4 or above, and Sr standing in MechEng major; or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 4 completions.

MECHENG 5068

Introduces the fundamental mathematical and numerical concepts of the finite element method applied to linear problems. It emphasizes variational formulations with hands-on understanding of how finite element methods work. Prereq: 2850 (250) or CivilEn 2060 (406) or Math 2568 (568), or equiv, or Grad standing in Engineering. Not open to students with credit for 768, CivilEn 5168 (768), or Math 5168. Cross-listed in CivilEn 5168 and Math 5168.

MECHENG 5134

Introduction to the analysis of the free and forced transverse vibrations of strings, beams, membranes and plates and the longitudinal and torsional vibrations of prismatic bars. Prereq: 2020 (420) or 2040, and Math 2174, 2177, or 2415 (415), and enrollment in MechEng major; or Grad standing in MechEng. Not open to students with credit for 734.

MECHENG 5139

Overview of finite element method, description of finite element software, modeling requirements and techniques, analysis using general purpose software, and case studies. Prereq: 2020 (420), 2040, or equiv, and enrollment in MechEng major; or Grad standing in Engineering. Not open to students with credit for 639.

MECHENG 5144

Fracture and fatigue of solids; stress intensity factors; stability of cracks; compliance and energy methods; plane stress, plane strain effects; crack propagation and arrest criteria. Prereq: 2020 (420) or 2040, and Math 2174, 2177, or 2415 (415); or Grad standing in Engineering. Not open to students with credit for 744.

MECHENG 5162

Introduction to orthotropic material behavior and failure assessment of laminated composite materials. Classical lamination theory, beams, plates and shells. Prereq: 2020 (420) or 2040; or Grad standing in Engineering. Not open to students with credit for 662, 762, CivilEn 5162, 662, or 762. Cross-listed in CivilEn.

MECHENG 5168

Basic concepts, formulation, and application of finite element techniques for numerical solution of problems of engineering and scientific interest. Prereq: 2850 (250) or CivilEn 2060 (406) or Math 2568 (568) or equiv, or Grad standing in Engineering or Math. Not open to students with credit for 768 or CivilEn 5168 (768) or Math 5168. Cross-listed in CivilEn and Math.

MECHENG 5180

Introduction to biomolecules and systems in the context of cellular functions. In particular the course focuses on the physical properties of biomolecules and the physical interactions that mediate their functions. Prereq: Sr or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 694E (Spring 2010).

MECHENG 5194

Special topics in Mechanical Engineering. The particular topic, credit hours, and the instructor will be announced the semester previous to the one in which the course is offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

MECHENG 5234

A first course in vehicle dynamics devoted to the basic concepts of rubber wheeled vehicles with an actual driving and demonstrated laboratory. Prereq: 3360 (482) and 3671 (563), or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 654 or 754.

MECHENG 5240

Vibrations of single and multi-degree of freedom discrete systems, vibration isolation and damping system design; vibration and sound measurements; sound waves, acoustic fields; subjective response and acoustic design concepts. Prereq: 3260 (481). Prereq or concur: 3360 (482), or Grad standing in Engineering. Not open to students with credit for 650 or 666.

MECHENG 5320H

Methodology and practice of computer-aided experimentation and signal processing techniques; frequency analysis, diagnostics, system identification and random data processing. Prereq: Honors standing, and 3260 (481), and CPHR 3.5 or above, and Jr, Sr, or Grad standing in MechEng, and permission of department. Not open to students with credit for 680H.

MECHENG 5339

Introduction and use of software tools for dynamic system modeling, control system analysis, and design. Application to real world dynamic systems, with emphasis on model development and validation, parameter identification, and results presentation. Prereq: 3360 (571) or equiv, and enrollment in MechEng; or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 5372

Introduction to multi-domain (mechanical, thermal, fluid, electrical, electronic, electro-mechanical) system design, dynamic modeling, and control system design and analysis techniques. Prereq: 3360 (571) or 3361, or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 672 or 674.

MECHENG 5374

Macromechanical modeling of smart materials including piezoceramics, magnetostrictives, shape memory alloys, magnetorheological fluids, and active polymers. Constitutive and system-level modeling. Design of smart dynamic systems. Prereq: 3360 (571) or 3361, or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 774.

MECHENG 5427

Introduction to analysis and design of turbomachinery. Prereq: 3503 or 3504 (504), or Grad standing in MechEng. Not open to students with credit for 627.

MECHENG 5502

Technical elective in Engineering Thermodynamics including energy analysis, non-reacting and reacting gas mixtures, combustion, psychrometrics, chemical and phase equilibrium, thermoeconomics and applications. Prereq: 3501 (501) or 3502, or equiv. Not open to students with credit for 502.

MECHENG 5510H

Introduction to principles and operation of devices that convert thermal, chemical, and electromagnetic energy directly into electricity. Lectures are complemented by hands-on laboratory experience. Prereq: Honors standing, and Physics 1241 or 1251 (133) or equiv. Prereq or concur: 4510 (510), or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 610H.

MECHENG 5512

Design methods, heat transfer and pressure drop in single phase and two phase heat exchangers. Design of single phase and two phase heat exchangers. Prereq: 4510 (510), or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 612.

MECHENG 5530

Design and operating characteristics of contemporary internal combustion engines, induction/exhaust breathing, boosting, variable valvetrains, combustion and knock, fuel economy, alternative fuels, and advanced powertrains. Prereq: 3501 or 3502 (502), or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 630.

MECHENG 5531

An intensive laboratory course focusing on conventional and advanced automotive powertrains. The course typically covers advanced gasoline engines, diesel engines, hybrid powertrains, and electrochemical energy storage. Prereq: 5530 or 630, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 631.

MECHENG 5539

Introduces basic concepts in Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Computational Heat Transfer (CHT), teaches thermo-fluid analysis of engineering systems, and enhances understanding of fluid flow and heat transfer. Prereq: 3501 or 3502 (502), and 3503 or 3504 (504). Prereq or concur: 4510 (510), or Grad standing in MechEng.

MECHENG 5541

Analysis of components and systems for heating, ventilating and air-conditioning. Prereq: 4510 (510), or Grad standing in MechEng. Not open to students with credit for 641.

MECHENG 5680

Design of machine components, surfaces, and assemblies using parametric and feature-based design principles and advanced design tools. Prereq: 3670 (561), or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 621 or 683.

MECHENG 5682

Fundamentals of the product design process, from concept creation to final implementation, including product architecture and design for manufacture and assembly. Prereq: Sr or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 682, ISE 5560 (682), or IndEng 682. Cross-listed in ISE 5560.

MECHENG 5684

Fundamentals of the product design process, from concept creation to final implementation, including product architecture and design for manufacture and assembly. Part I will end with initial build and Part II will continue with implementation and testing. Prereq: Sr or Grad standing in engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 5682 (682) or ISE 5682 (682) or 5560.

MECHENG 5685

Fabrication and testing of the product prototype developed in MechEng 5684, Product Design Capstone I. Prereq: 5684.

MECHENG 5797

An opportunity for students to study at a foreign institution and receive Ohio State credit for that work. Prereq: Permission of department chairperson. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs or 2 completions.

MECHENG 6193

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs or 15 completions. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 6194

Special topics in Mechanical Engineering. The particular topic, credit hours, and the instructor will be announced the term preceding the one in which the course is offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

MECHENG 6501

A study of one-dimensional and two-dimensional steady and one-dimensional unsteady compressible flows. Prereq: 3503 or 3504 (504), and Math 2174, 2255 (255), or 2415 (415); or Grad standing in MechEng; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 701.

MECHENG 6505

Principles and derivations of fundamental equations for incompressible flows with a special emphasis on formulation of problems. Prereq: Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 705.

MECHENG 6507

Numerical techniques and computer algorithms to solve initial and boundary value problems relevant to engineering applications, such as heat conduction and mass diffusion. Prereq: 2850 (250) or equiv, or Math 2174, 2415 (415), or 4512 (512), or Grad standing in MechEng or AeroEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 707 or NuclrEn 6507 (707). Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 6510

In-depth derivation of equations and principles governing heat transfer with an emphasis on formulation of problems. Mass transfer is also introduced. Prereq: Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 710.

MECHENG 6515

Principles of incompressible fluid mechanics & electrokinetic phenomena at the micro & nanoscale; biomedical applications with a laboratory illustrating fabrication techniques & experimental methods. Undergrad students encouraged to seek permission. Prereq: 3503 or 3504 (504) or equiv, or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 715 or BiomedE 5663. Cross-listed in BiomedE 5663.

MECHENG 6526

Fundamentals of energy conversion through combustion, thermodynamics and chemical kinetics of combustion, premixed flames, deflagration vs. detonation waves, diffusion flames, droplet combustion, and thermal ignition. Prereq: 3503, 3504 (504), or 4510 (510), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 726.

MECHENG 6536

Intermediate-level course covering thermal and mechanical design aspects of nuclear power plants. The thermodynamics of operating nuclear power plants (BWRs and PWRs) are emphasized. Prereq: 3501 (502), and 4505 (505) or NuclrEn 4505 (505). Not open to students with credit for 736 or NuclrEn 6536 (763). Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 6537

Focuses on heat transfer and fluid flow applications in nuclear power reactor systems, including heat transfer in LWR fuel rods, coolant, and reactor internals. Prereq: 6536 or NuclrEn 6536, or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 737 or NuclrEn 6537 (737). Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 6665

Focuses on system level reliability modeling approaches. Engineering system reliability modeling and prediction; reliability of programmable devices and human reliability; reliability and risk management of engineering systems. Prereq: 3260 (481), ECE 351, or ISE 4120 (510); or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 776.01.

MECHENG 6666

Reliability modeling of mechanical and electrical devices, systems, and engineering processes. Reliability of mechanical and electrical devices, systems, and engineering processes. Prereq: 5665 (776.01), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 776.02. This course is available for EM credit.

MECHENG 6700

Fundamental anatomy and physiology. Mechanics of muscle, tendon, ligament, meniscus, and bone. Equations of motion for human movement. Introduction to experimental methods in musculoskeletal biomechanics. Prereq: 3260 (481), 3670, 3671, or 561, or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 687.

MECHENG 6716

Methods underlying probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) and how they are used in assessing the public health risk of nuclear systems. Prereq: 4505 (505) or NuclrEn 4505 (505), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 716 or NuclrEn 5716 (716). Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 7040

Classical problems in elasticity; St-Venant torsion and bending theory; plane problems in rectangular and polar coordinates; axisymmetric problems. Prereq: 2020 (420) or 2040 (440), and undergraduate level Strength of Materials, Partial Differential Equations, and Boundary Value Problems. Prereq or concur: Math 2174, 2415 (415), or 4512 (512). Not open to students with credit for 740.

MECHENG 7100

Continuum mechanics in Cartesian and general coordinates, vectors and tensors in indicial and direct notation, analysis of deformation and stress, balance principles. Prereq: 2020 (420) or 2040, and Math 2174, 2255 (255), or 2415 (415) or equiv; or Grad standing in Engineering; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 743 and 840.

MECHENG 7101

Continuum-level constitutive models are developed, starting from a mechanistic point of view. Problems involving elasticity, plasticity, visco-elasticity, & rubber elasticity are discussed. Prereq: 7040, 7100, 740, or 743, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 847 and 864.

MECHENG 7163

Stress-Strain analysis of elastic solids: curved beams; non-symmetrical bending; non-circular torsion; beams on elastic foundations; load-deflection relations by energy methods; plane problems in elasticity theory; and applications to design Prereq: 2020 (420) or 2040, or equiv, and Math 2174 or 2255 (255) or 2415 (415); or Grad standing in MechEng. Not open to students with credit for 740 or 763.

MECHENG 7194

Special topics in Mechanical Engineering. The particular topic, credit hours, and the instructor will be announced the term previous to the one in which the course is offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

MECHENG 7230

Three-dimensional kinematics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies using vector (Newton-Euler) and analytical (Lagrange's equations and Hamilton's principle) methods. Rotating systems. Non-holonomic systems. Prereq: Sr or Grad standing. Not open to students with credit for 733 or 735.

MECHENG 7236

Overview of dynamics and control of automotive powertrain systems. Emphasis on subsystem interactions. Analytical and numerical methods for dynamics of gas exchange, fueling, combustion and exhaust, and mechanical engine and transmission systems. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 781.

MECHENG 7250

Concepts of undamped and damped vibrations of single and multi degree of freedom discrete systems. Principles of modal analysis, analytical dynamics and approximate methods. Prereq: 4030 (430), and Math 2174, 2255 (255), or 2415 (415); or Sr or Grad standing in Engineering. Not open to students with credit for 731.

MECHENG 7259

Sliding modes an efficient tool to control high order dynamic plants operating under uncertainty conditions. Prereq: 5372 or ECE 5750 (750). Not open to students with credit for 859 or ECE 859 or 7859. Cross-listed in ECE 7859.

MECHENG 7260

Integrated study of vibrations, acoustics, digital signal processing and machinery dynamics based on case study approach; examination of design, manufacturing, material, performance, and economic considerations. Prereq: Sr or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 777 or 779.

MECHENG 7261

Integrated study of vibrations, acoustics, digital signal processing and machinery dynamics based on case study approach; examination of design, manufacturing, material, performance, and economic considerations. Prereq: Sr or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 777 or 779.

MECHENG 7262

Integrated study of vibrations, acoustics, signal processing and dynamics based on case study approach; continuation of 7260 with focus on experimental and design methods. Prereq: 7260.01 or 777, or Sr or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 778 or 779.

MECHENG 7263

Integrated study of vibrations, acoustics, signal processing and dynamics based on case study approach; continuation of 7260 with focus on experimental and design methods. Prereq: 7260 or 777, or Sr or Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 778 or 779.

MECHENG 7290

Theory of digital control engineering and its applications to the control of engineering systems including machines, vehicles, and processes. Prereq: 3360 and 3361, or 482 and 571, or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 773.

MECHENG 7292

Hands-on experience in designing, developing, implementing, and analyzing control systems for mechanical systems. Prereq: 5372 (672) or 674. Prereq or concur: 7290, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 772.

MECHENG 7370

A theoretical, experimental, and applied study of measurement instrumentation; emphasis on principles of operation, analysis, design, and laboratory application. Prereq: 3870 (570), or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 671 or 770.

MECHENG 7380

Mathematical model development and response prediction of linear lumped parameter dynamic systems. Input-output and state-space methods are used to develop insights into design, sensor placement and diagnostics, and actuator selection for control. Prereq: Math 2174, 2415 (415), or 4512 (512), or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 780 or 880.

MECHENG 7383

Electrochemical energy storage (batteries) and conversion (fuel cells) systems for automotive applications covering state of the art principles of operations and modeling. Prereq: 6526 (726), or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 788 or distance learning version 7383.02.

MECHENG 7384

Fundamentals of advanced propulsion vehicles (HEV, PHEV, BEV, FCV), covering motivation, architectures, taxonomy and components, energy analysis, modeling, simulation, optimization and supervisory control/energy management principles. Prereq: 7383.01, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 784 or 785.

MECHENG 7385

Mathematical ideas from control theory, optimization, nonlinear dynamics, and numerical computation that will be used to understand human, animal, and movement behavior and design. Prereq: 2030 (430), Math 2174, 2415 (415), 4568 (568), or 571, or Grad standing in Engineering.

MECHENG 7440

Comprehensive coverage of spark-ignited internal combustion engines modeling (fluid dynamics, thermodynamics and combustion). Additional coverage of compression ignition engine modeling and boosting. Prereq: 5530 or 630 or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 730.

MECHENG 7510

Analytical and numerical techniques for advanced topics in conduction, convection, and radiation. Prereq: 6505 (705), 6507 (707), or 6510 (710), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 807, 808, or 809.

MECHENG 7511

Advanced numerical methods for solving the Navier-Stokes equations using pressure-based techniques. Prereq: 6507 (707) or AeroEng 5615 (615), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 811.

MECHENG 7513

A study of fundamentals of turbulent fluid flows and a few canonical flows. Prereq: 6505 (705), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 813 or AeroEng 7875 (875). Cross-listed in AeroEng 7875.

MECHENG 7514

Fourier series, complex differentiation and integration and transforms and Green's function for solution of problems arising in heat transfer, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics; asymptotic analysis. Prereq: 7510, 807, 850, or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 818 or 881.

MECHENG 7520

Unsteady flows, small and finite amplitude wave propagation and attenuation in fluids, flow noise, nonlinear flow-acoustic coupling, surge, and wave suppressors. Prereq: 6505 (705), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 820.

MECHENG 7526

Advanced combustion concepts; chemical kinetics; introduction to turbulent premixed and non-premixed flames; turbulent combustion modeling; multiphase combustion; literature review of recent theoretical, computational, and experimental approaches Prereq: 6526 (726). Prereq or concur: 7513 (813), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 826.

MECHENG 7527

Characteristics and performance of air breathing flight vehicle power plants and their components (inlets, compressors, combustors, turbines, and nozzles). Prereq: 4510 (510) or AeroEng 4550 (550), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 727 or AeroEng 8851 (851).

MECHENG 7538

Advanced course focusing on heat transfer and fluid flow applications in LWR systems with an emphasis on essential thermal hydraulics phenomena related to reactor safety. Prereq: 6537 (737) or NuclrEn 6537 (737), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 738 or NuclrEn 7538 (738). Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 7701

Lab-based survey of experimental techniques for biomechanical analysis of human movement: force measurement, motion capture, inertia estimation, EMG, strength. Evaluation of validity, accuracy of techniques. Prereq: 6700 (687) or ISE 5600 (660), or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 7751

Kinematic design and analysis of mechanisms. The focus is on kinematic representations of rigid transformations in space, derivation and solution of the kinematic constraint equations. Computer projects involve Solidworks and Matlab/Mathematica. Prereq: 3671 (563) or Engr 1183, or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 751.

MECHENG 7752

Introduction to the mechanical and mathematical principles of robotics including kinematics, rigid body dynamics, control theory, motion planning, sensors and actuators, legged locomotion and manipulation. Prereq: 2030 (430), Math 2174, 2415 (415), 4568 (568), 571, or equiv, or Grad standing in Engineering. Not open to students with credit for 752.

MECHENG 7760

Advanced form synthesis and assembly and applied stress analysis. Emphasis on shape synthesis for minimum weight assemblies and design of parts for optimum utilization of material and maximum ease of assembly. Prereq: 3671 (563), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 760 or 861.

MECHENG 7761

Application of optimization techniques to mechanical systems and structures. The structures considered will typically be high performance structures such as in aircraft and spacecraft Prereq: Sr standing, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 761 or AAE 7844 (844). Cross-listed in AAE 7844.

MECHENG 7765

Mechanisms of friction, wear, and lubrication ranging from macro- to nanoscale that govern interfacial behavior; applications to friction and wear problems. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 765 or 767.

MECHENG 7777

Modeling of digital instrumentation systems used in nuclear power reactor systems for reliability, safety, risk, and, security assessment. Prereq: 4505 (505) or NuclrEn 4505 (505), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for NuclrEn 794J. Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 7837

Introduction to nanotechnology, nanocharacterization techniques, nanotribology and nanomechanics of MEMS/NEMS and BioMEMS/BioNEMS materials and devices and an overview and research examples of biomimetics. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 837.

MECHENG 8000

A discussion-based course on the current research literature in applied mechanics. Prereq: Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs.

MECHENG 8038

State of the art advances in various areas of finite element methods covering a range of topics including element stability, time integration methods, and adaptive methods. Prereq: 7068 (768) or equiv, or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 838.

MECHENG 8042

State of the art theoretical developments and modeling techniques in nonlinear computational mechanics, for problems with geometric and material nonlinearities. Prereq: 7068 (768) and 7100 or 743, or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 842.

MECHENG 8043

Elastic wave propagation. Large deformation kinematics and kinetics. Invariance. Integral and pointwise equations of motion. Thermo-elasticity, hypo-elasticity, objective stress rates. Solutions of static and dynamic elastic boundary-value problems. Prereq: 7040 (740), and 7100 or 743; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for both 833 and 843.

MECHENG 8100

This is a second course in the fracture and failure of materials including elastic-plastic and mixed mode continuum analysis, followed by a study of multi-scale characterization and modeling of failure initiation and growth. Prereq: 7040 or 744, and 7100, or Grad standing in MechEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 844.

MECHENG 8193

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 15 cr hrs or 15 completions. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 8194

Special topics in Mechanical Engineering. The particular topic, credit hours, and the instructor will be announced the term previous to the one in which the course is offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

MECHENG 8220

Embraces the three historical trends in dynamic optimization: Calculus of Variations, Pontryagin's Minimum Principle, and Bellman's Principle of Optimality. Not only mathematical aspects of the three principles will be taught, but also their strengths and weaknesses - it is often less important to know how to apply a given principle than to know when. Prereq: 5372 or ECE 5551, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for ECE 8250. Cross-listed in ECE 8250.

MECHENG 8230

Analytical, geometric, and perturbation methods for study of nonlinear mechanical systems, and the dynamical phenomena that arise in nonlinear systems including stability, bifurcations, and hysteresis. Prereq: 7250 (731), or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 832.

MECHENG 8250

Analysis of one, two and three dimensional continuous vibratory systems including strings, beams, membranes, plates and shells using exact and approximate methods with various boundaries. Prereq: 4030 (430) or 7250 (731), and Math 2255 (255) or equiv; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 734.

MECHENG 8260

Acoustic wave equations and harmonic solution; radiation, transmission, absorption and control of sound waves; structural and flow sources; computational and experimental methods; engineering approximations. Prereq: 5240 (666), or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 766.

MECHENG 8312

Control and estimation system designs for diesel powertrain and after treatment systems. Prereq: 7236 (781), or Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 8320

Conceptual, measurement, and numerical aspects of digital signal analysis and random data processing; Fourier and wavelet transforms; mechanical system identification and health monitoring methods. Prereq: Grad standing in Eng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 870.

MECHENG 8322

Control and estimation system designs for vehicle systems. Prereq: Grad standing in Engineering, or permission of instructor.

MECHENG 8372

Covers the theory and application of fault diagnosis in multi-domain dynamic systems. Theory and case studies drawn from industrial applications. Prereq: 7380 (780), ECE 4551, 5551, 750, AeroEng 4521, or 720, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 874.

MECHENG 8503

Microscopic aspects of thermodynamics for engineering graduate students. Starts with kinetic gas theory and classical statistics of independent particles. Derives statistical distribution functions and thermostatic properties of real substances. Prereq: Grad standing in MechEng or AeroEng, and permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 803.

MECHENG 8504

Physics of nonequilibrium, reacting, ionized gas flows. Analysis of molecular energy transfer processes, chemical reactions, and ionization processes. Applications for hypersonic reentry flows, high-speed flow control, and molecular lasers. Prereq: 8503 (803) or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 804.

MECHENG 8506

An advanced study of inviscid and viscous flow and the relationship including exact solutions, two and three dimensional boundary layers, vortices, similarity solutions and separation. Prereq: 6505 (705). Not open to students with credit for 806 or 810.

MECHENG 8514

Fundamentals of lasers, optics, and diatomic spectroscopy, and their application to flow and combustion diagnostics. Prereq: Grad standing in Engineering or the Sciences, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 814.

MECHENG 8518

Fourier series, complex differentiation and integration and transform and Green's function for solution of problems arising in heat transfer, solid mechanics, fluid mechanics; asymptotic analysis. Prereq: 7510, 807, or 850, or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 818 or 881.

MECHENG 8527

Emphasizes a detailed discussion of current problems in air breathing propulsion with major emphasis on technical papers available from the current archival literature. Prereq: 7527 (727) or AeroEng 5751 (751), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 827 or AeroEng 8851 (851). Cross-listed in AeroEng 8851.

MECHENG 8702

State-of-the-art assessment of upper and lower extremity dynamics, focusing on mechanical and neuromuscular control. Modeling and simulation of movement. Open-ended projects. Prereq: 6700 or 687, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 787.

MECHENG 8717

Review of selected papers on dynamic probabilistic risk assessment. Prereq: 5665 (776.01), 5666 (776.02), or NuclrEn 6716 (716), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for NuclrEn 8717. Cross-listed in NuclrEn.

MECHENG 8888

Lecture and discussion of current topics related to Mechanical Engineering presented by graduate students, staff, and guest speakers. Course does not count toward course work required for MS or PhD degrees. Prereq: Grad standing in MechEng, AeroEng, or NuclrEn. Repeatable to a maximum of 20 cr hrs. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 8998

Mechanical Engineering graduate research for thesis. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.

MECHENG 8999

Research for dissertation purposes only. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.

NUCLREN 2194

Special group studies of a selected area of nuclear engineering not provided in other courses. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 4 completions. This course is graded S/U.

NUCLREN 4193

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 4 completions.

NUCLREN 4193H

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Honors standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 4 completions.

NUCLREN 4194

Special group studies of a selected area of nuclear engineering not provided in other courses. Prereq: Permission of Instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

NUCLREN 4194H

Special group studies of a selected area of nuclear engineering not provided in other courses. Prereq: Honors standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

NUCLREN 4505

Discussion of nuclear energy and nuclear radiation; sources, methods of utilization, and projections for future engineering uses. Prereq: 2173, 2177, 2255 (255), or 2415 (415), and Physics 1251 (133). Not open to students with credit for 505 or MechEng 4505 (505). Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 4506

A laboratory course tailored to undergraduates that will provide hands-on experience with nuclear engineering instrumentation and the OSU Research Reactor. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505); or permission of instructor.

NUCLREN 4536

Introductory course covering concepts of nuclear power reactor systems, thermal and mechanical design aspects and economics of nuclear power plants. MechEng 3500 (500), 3501, or 3502 (502) is preferred. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505). Not open to students with credit for 6536 (736), MechEng 4536 (736), or 6536. Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 4701

For advanced undergraduates in nuclear engineering focusing on the physics and engineering of nuclear reactors and nuclear power plants. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505); or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 701.

NUCLREN 4998

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is graded S/U.

NUCLREN 4998H

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Honors standing, and permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions. This course is graded S/U.

NUCLREN 5606

General principles of radiation, radioactivity, and radiation protection including radiation sources, radioactive decay, radiation interactions, radiation detection, radiation shielding, radiation dose calculations, and biological effects. Prereq: Math 2153 or 2173 or 2177 or 153, and Physics 1250 or 133. Not open to students with credit for 606.

NUCLREN 5610

Introductory course covering concepts of reactor safety, the history of reactor accidents and methods of safety analysis. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505); or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 610.

NUCLREN 5735

Introduction to power plant systems, regulatory requirements, integrated plant operations, and emergency responses. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505); or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 735 or 745.

NUCLREN 5742

Systematic study of nuclear radiation source, interaction with matter and their detection using gas-filled, semiconductor, Scintillation detectors, HPGe spectrometry, pulse processing, and statistical data analysis. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 743.

NUCLREN 5776

Review of the nuclear fuel cycle and radioactive waste management, including uranium mining, milling, conversion, enrichment, fuel fabrication, reactor operations, reprocessing, waste treatment, and disposal. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505); or Grad standing; or permission of instructor.

NUCLREN 6193

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 4 completions.

NUCLREN 6194

Special group studies of a selected area of nuclear engineering not provided in other courses. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs of 10 completions.

NUCLREN 6507

Numerical techniques and computer algorithms to solve initial and boundary value problems relevant to engineering applications, such as heat conduction and mass diffusion. Prereq: 2850 (250), or Math 2174 (568), 2415 (415), or 4512 (557 or 512), or Grad standing in MechEng or AeroEng, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 707 or MechEng 6507 (707). Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 6536

Intermediate-level course covering thermal and mechanical design aspects of nuclear power plants. The thermodynamics of operating nuclear power plants (BWRs and PWRs) are emphasized. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505), and 3501 or 3502 (502). Not open to students with credit for 736 or MechEng 6536 (736). Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 6537

Focuses on heat transfer and fluid flow applications in nuclear power reactor systems, including heat transfer in LWR fuel rods, coolant, and reactor internals. Prereq: 6536 (736) or MechEng 6536 (736), or equiv, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 737 or MechEng 6537 (737). Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 6708

Principles of neutron chain reaction, neutron diffusion and moderation. One, two and multi-group diffusion equation and analytical solutions. Heterogeneous reactors and homogenization. Commercial reactors. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505); or Grad standing; or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 704 or 705 or 708.

NUCLREN 6716

Methods underlying probabilistic risk assessment (PRA) and how they are used in assessing the public health risk of nuclear systems. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 716 or MechEng 5716 (716). Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 6725

Nuclear reactor system transient operation, control mechanisms. Prereq: 6708 (705). Not open to students with credit for 720.

NUCLREN 6726

Measurement of reactor characteristics and operational parameters using the Ohio State University Research Reactor. Prereq: 6708 or 705. Prereq or concur: 6725. Not open to students with credit for 744.

NUCLREN 6750

Develop an understanding of the interactions of materials with radiation and the resulting changes in materials properties. Discussion of common materials in nuclear materials. Prereq: Not open to students with credit for 750 or MatCcEn 6750 (750). Cross-listed in MatScEn.

NUCLREN 6766

A practical experience in the design process within the context of nuclear engineering. Students will be organized into groups. A design project will be specified. Each group will produce and present a final design report. Prereq: NuclrEn MS Core, or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 766.

NUCLREN 6881

Discussions by graduate students and invited eminent speakers of their research projects and topics of interest in nuclear engineering. Prereq: Grad standing, or permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 20 completions.

NUCLREN 7538

Advanced course focusing on heat transfer and fluid flow applications in LWR systems with an emphasis on essential thermal hydraulics phenomena related to reactor safety. Prereq: 6537 (737) or MechEng 6537 (737), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 738 or MechEng 738. Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 7777

Modeling of digital instrumentation systems used in nuclear power reactor systems for reliability, safety, risk, and security assessment. Prereq: 4505 (505) or MechEng 4505 (505), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 794J. Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 7865

Neutron slowing down in infinite and finite media, thermal spectrum calculations, and cell calculations in heterogeneous core lattices. Prereq: 6708, 704, 705, or 708. Not open to students with credit for 865.

NUCLREN 8193

Designed to give the advanced student opportunity to pursue special studies not otherwise offered. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 4 cr hrs or 4 completions.

NUCLREN 8194

Special group studies of a selected area of nuclear engineering not provided in other courses. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Repeatable to a maximum of 10 cr hrs or 10 completions.

NUCLREN 8717

The students will review selected papers on dynamic probabilistic risk assessment. Prereq: 6716 (716), MechEng 5665 (776.01), or 5666 (776.02), or permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for MechEng 8717. Cross-listed in MechEng.

NUCLREN 8998

Nuclear Engineering research for thesis. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.

NUCLREN 8999

Research for dissertation purposes only. Repeatable. This course is graded S/U.