Courses

 

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering Course Description

General Education Requirements Courses

ARAB200

Arabic Language and Literature

3crs

 

This course is a comprehensive review of Arabic Grammar, Syntax, major literature and poetry styles, formal and business letters.

تتألف مادة اللغة العربية وادابها لغير المتخصصين من ثلاثة اقسام،أحدها يتناول دروسا اساسية في النحو والصرف والبلاغة،والثاني يتناول مباحث في الادب والتحليل،أما القسم الثالث فيعالج بعض تقنيات التعبير والتواصل.

CULT200

Introduction to Arab – Islamic Civilization

3crs

ENGL151

 

The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with the history and achievements of the Islamic civilization.  Themes will include patterns of the political and spiritual leadership; cultural, artistic, and intellectual accomplishments.

ENGL201

Composition and Research Skills   

3crs

ENGL151

 

This course focuses on the development of writing skills appropriate to specific academic and professional purposes; the analysis and practice of various methods of organization and rhetorical patterns used in formal expository and persuasive writing; the refinement of critical reading strategies and library research techniques; and the completion of an academically acceptable library research paper.

ENGL251

Communication Skills

3crs

ENGL201

 

The objectives of this course are to improve students’ writing skills for academic purposes by developing effective use of grammatical structures; analytical and critical reading skills; a sensitivity to rhetorical situation, style, and level of diction in academic reading and writing; and competence in using various methods of organization used in formal writing.

 

Core Requirements

CHEM200

General Chemistry

3crs

CHEM160, ENGL101

 

This course covers the basic principles of chemistry. An in-depth study of electronic structure of atom, chemical periodicity, chemical bonding and molecular structure. Chemical equilibrium will focus mostly on acid base, redox reactions and other complex ionic equilibria followed by many solution reactions such as precipitation of buffers. The final part of this course describes the basic principles of thermodynamics of various states of matter, electrochemistry, and the kinetic aspects of chemical reactions.

CSCI250

Introduction to Programming

3crs

ENGL051

CSCI250L

This course introduces the basic concepts and principles of structured programming in Java. It starts by an introduction to Java showing its syntax and the structure of a program in Java then teaches simple data types, control structures, methods, arrays, and recursion.

CSCI250L

Introduction to Programming Lab

1cr

 

CSCI250

 

EENG250

Electric Circuits I

3crs

 ENGL051

MATH210

Introduce techniques of DC circuit analysis (Node, Mesh, Superposition, & Source Transformation) containing ideal and dependent sources. Covers real power calculations, perform equivalent resistive circuits. Introduce concept of Thevinin and Norton equivalent circuits, basic concept of mutual inductance, and determine the transient responses of RL, RC, parallel and series RLC.

EENG300

Electric Circuits II

3crs

EENG250

EENG300L

Introduce techniques of AC circuit analysis, containing ideal and dependent sources. Covers sinusoidal steady state power calculations, balanced three phase circuits, frequency selective circuits and two-port circuits in addition to Operational amplifiers (Op-amps).

EENG301L

Electric Circuits Lab

1cr

EENG250

EENG300

 

IENG300

Engineering Project Management

3crs

 

ENGL251

This course covers the fundamentals of project management for engineering professionals. It reviews the project management framework in organizations and covers in-depth the tools and techniques used in initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and concluding a project to achieve the set goals within schedule and budget targets. Real life engineering project examples are used to demonstrate the application of project management concepts to engineering projects. The course is aligned with the Project Management Institute’s (PMI’s) Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and helps learners to prepare for PMI certification exams.

MATH210

Calculus II

3crs

MATH160

 

The course material includes hyperbolic functions and their inverses and their derivatives integration techniques, improper integrals, sequences, infinite series, power series, Taylor and Maclaurin series and application of power series. The mathematical software Maple will be introduced and used in support of the comprehension of the material.

 

MATH220

Calculus III

3crs

MATH210

 

This text covers basic topics on infinite series, lines and planes in space, cylinders and quadric surfaces,  functions of several variables, limits and continuity, Partial derivatives, chain rule, directional derivatives, Gradient vector, tangent planes,  double and triple integrals, areas, moments, center of mass, volumes, double integrals in polar forms, triple integrals in cylindrical and spherical coordinates, line integrals, vector fields Green’s theorem, surface integrals, Stokes theorem, and the divergence theorem. Students are required to solve extensive number of problems and computer assignment using the mathematical software package Maple.

MATH225

Linear Algebra with Applications

3crs

MATH160

 

Introduction to the systems of linear equations and matrices, Gaussian eliminations, matrix operations, inverses, types of matrices, determinants and their applications, vector spaces, subspaces, linear independence, basis and dimension, rank and nullity, inner product spaces and orthogonal bases, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, applications from other disciplines such as physics, computer science, and economics.

MATH270

Ordinary Differential Equations

3crs

MATH210

MATH220, MATH225

First-order equations, linear and non-linear differential, linearization, numerical and qualitative analysis, second-order equations, existence-uniqueness theorem, series solutions, Bessel's and Legendre's functions, Laplace transforms, systems of differential equations, applications and modeling of real phenomena.

MATH310

Probability and Statistics

3crs

MATH220, ENGL201

 

Descriptive statistics, the concept of probability and its properties, counting methods, conditional probability, discrete and continuous random variables, expected value, distribution functions of random variables, the central limit theorem, random sampling and sampling distributions, Hypothesis testing.

MATH360

Advanced Engineering Mathematics

3crs

MATH270, MATH225

 

The topics covered in this course are: Fourier  Series, Fourier  Integrals and Transforms, Partial Differential Equations, the heat and the wave equation, and Laplace’s equation, analytic functions, Cauchy-Riemann equations, harmonic functions,  Cauchy’s theorem, integral representation formulae, Power series of analytic functions, zeroes, isolated singularities, Laurent series, poles, residues, use of residue calculus to evaluate real integrals, use of argument principle to locate fractional linear transformations, and conformal mapping.

MATH375

Numerical Methods for Scientists and Engineers

3crs

CSCI250, MATH270, MATH225

 

Newton-Raphson Methods, Secant Methods, Interpolation and Langrage polynomial, divided differences, cubic spline interpolation, Trapezoidal and Simpson’s rules, composite and Simpson’s rules, Romberg integration, adaptive quadrature methods, Gaussian quadrature, Runge-Kutta method, multi-steps methods; implicit and explicit methods, predictor-corrector methods, Gauss-siedel, LU-decomposition, QR-factorization, finite difference methods for linear and nonlinear problems, numerical solutions to systems of differential equations, Runge-Kutta methods for systems.

PHYS220

Physics for Engineers

3crs

PHYS160, ENGL101

MATH210

Electricity, Electric Field and Electric Potential, Magnetism, Biot-Savarat Law, Ampere’s Law, Faraday’s Law, Fluid Mechanics, Wave Motion, Sound Waves, Superposition and Standing Waves, Temperature, Heat, Laws of Thermodynamics.

Major Requirements

Course Code

Name

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Co-requisite(s)

EENG435

Control Systems

3crs

EENG300, EENG385, MATH270

EENG435L

Introduction to Control Systems.  Open and Closed-loop feedback systems. Modelling of dynamic. Block diagrams and signal flow graphs. Transient and steady state response analysis. Root-Locus analysis, ٍstability of control systems. Control system design (Lead, Lag, and Lead-Lag compensation), Frequency response analysis techniques. PID, PD and P correctors.

EENG492

Electric Machines for mechanical engineers

3crs

EENG300

EENG492L
MENG430

This course provides students with in depth knowledge of electrical machinery theory. It introduces all types of DC and AC machines and transformers. This includes Induction, Synchronous three-phase machines, and single-phase induction machines as well as special purpose machines. Analysis and calculations for finding the voltage regulation and efficiency of those machines are also included.

EENG492L

Electric Machines for mechanical engineers Lab

1cr

EENG300

EENG492

 

MENG225

Engineering Drawing & CAD

3crs

 

This course consists in two parts: 2 D and 3D. It can be defined as a tool in order to generate accurate drawings due to scales in 2 D and in 3 D. It focuses on drawings related to engineering. Drawings may be “descriptive”, describing an object or a tool, or they may represent the first step of design (Design of tools and machines).

MENG250

Mechanics I; Statics

3crs

 ENGL051

MATH210

This course treats only rigid-body mechanics and forms a suitable basis for the design and analysis of many types of structural, mechanical, or electrical devices encountered in engineering. As the course name suggests, this course deals with the equilibrium of bodies that are either at rest or move with constant velocity. Therefore, this Statics course provides the students with the principles that treats the Statics of particles and rigid bodies, trusses, frames, machines; centroids, centers of gravity; and friction.

MENG300

Mechanics II; Dynamics

3crs

MATH 220, MENG250

 

This course treats only rigid-body mechanics and forms a suitable basis for dynamics problems encountered in engineering. As the course name suggests, this course deals with the accelerated motion of a body. In this course the subject of dynamics will be presented in two parts: Kinematics, which treats only the geometric aspects of the motion and Kinetics, which is the analysis of the forces causing the motion. Consequently, this course focuses on Kinematics of particles; kinetics of particles: Newton’s second law, work-energy and impulse-momentum methods, moments of inertia of areas and masses.

MENG310

Engineering Material Science

3crs

MENG250

CHEM200

This course presents an introduction to materials science for engineers. It tackles three keywords: science, materials and engineering. The word science deals with the fundamentals of structure and classification. “Materials” deals with the four types of structural materials which are metals, ceramics and glasses, polymers and composites and with the electronic materials (semi-conductors). Finally, the word engineering puts the materials to work with discussions of key aspects of the degradation and selection of materials.

MENG320

Engineering Thermodynamics I

3crs

 

CHEM200, MENG320L

Temperature and thermometry; equations of state for fluids and solids; work, heat, and the first law; internal energy, enthalpy, and specific heats; energy equations for flow; change of phase; the second law, reversibility, absolute temperature, and entropy; combined first and second laws; availability. Applications to a wide range of processes and devices.

MENG320L

Engineering Thermodynamics I Lab

1cr

 

CHEM200, MENG320

 

MENG350

Mechanics III

3crs

MENG300

 

This course treats only rigid-body mechanics and forms a suitable basis for dynamics problems encountered in engineering. As the course name suggests, this course deals with the accelerated motion of a body. In this course the subject of dynamics will be presented in two parts: Kinematics, which treats only the geometric aspects of the motion and Kinetics, which is the analysis of the forces causing the motion. Consequently, this course focuses on kinematics of rigid bodies in plane motion, forces, accelerations, and energy and momentum methods for rigid bodies in plane motion. Motion of rigid bodies in three dimensions is also treated.

MENG360

Mechanics of Materials I

3crs

MENG310

MENG360L

This course studies the relationships between the external loads applied to a deformable body and the intensity of internal forces acting within the body. An introduction to stress, strain, and stress-strain relations and a brief discussion of mechanical properties and types of loads are presented. Separate treatments for members subjected to axial loads (normal forces), torsion, bending and transverse shear (flexure) are studied throughout this course for materials with linear-elastic behavior.

MENG360L

Mechanics of Materials I Lab

1cr

MENG310

MENG360

 

MENG370

Fluid Mechanics I

3crs

MENG300

MENG370L

Introduction, fluid properties, pressure distribution in fluid, hydrostatic forces on plane and curved surfaces, buoyancy and stability, pressure measurement. Integral relations for a control volume, mass conservation, linear and angular momentum equations, energy and Bernoulli equations. Differential relations for a fluid particles; fluid acceleration, mass conservation, linear and angular momentum equations, energy equation. Stream function, vorticity and irrotationality, frictionless irrotational flows, plane potential flows. Dimensional analysis and similarity; principle of dimensional homogeneity Pi theorem, non-dimensionalization of basic equations, modeling and its pitfalls. Flow in ducts and boundary layer flows.

MENG370L

Fluid Mechanics I Lab

1cr

MENG300

MENG370

 

MENG410

Mechanics of Materials II

3crs

MENG360

 

This course is intended to provide the students with a comprehensive presentation of both theory and application of the fundamental principles of mechanics of materials. The course deals with deformable bodies; consequently it is based on the understanding of the physical behavior of materials under load and then modeling this behavior to develop the theory. Focusing on the importance of satisfying equilibrium, compatibility of deformation and material behavior requirements. At the end of the course, the students will be able to analyze structural and mechanical components, develop comprehensive understanding of the material of which they are made. The skills that developed in learning the analysis will be applied in design courses where students learn how to synthesize structural and mechanical components. Based on the aforementioned overview, this course will deal with the study of flexure and deflection of beams, eccentric loads, experimental determination of principal stresses, buckling of columns. Statically indeterminate problems are also covered.

MENG420

Heat Transfer

3crs

MENG320

MENG420L

Introduction to basic concepts of engineering heat transfer. Steady and transient heat conduction in solids, including the effect of heat generation. Finned surfaces. Correlation formulas for forced and free convection, Design and analysis of heat exchangers. Radiation heat transfer. Problems in combined convection and radiation.

MENG420L

Heat Transfer Lab

1cr

MENG320

MENG420

 

MENG430

Mechanical Vibrations I

3crs

MATH360, MENG350

MENG430L

Physical systems such as vehicles suspensions, engines mounts, engines valves and airplanes wings are modeled as Discrete systems so that the equations of motions are derived using both Newton’s second law, and energy methods including Lagrange formulations. This course concentrates on free vibration of damped and undamped single degree of freedom systems, harmonically excited vibration, and two degree of freedom systems and multi-degree of freedom systems.  Furthermore, Multiple-degree-of-freedom systems are covered for damped and undamped cases; the symmetric Eigen value problem is used to extract the natural frequencies from the spectral matrix and Modal analysis is employed, for both free and forced response, to find the solutions of the coupled systems. Also, this course presents briefly methods of design for vibration suppression.

MENG430L

Mechanical Vibrations I Lab

1cr

MATH360, MENG350

MENG430

 

MENG450

Mechanical System I

3crs

MENG350

MENG450L

This is the first course which deals with kinematics and dynamics of machinery such as Linkages. The purpose of this course is to explore the kinematics and dynamics of machinery in respect to the synthesis of mechanisms in order to accomplish desired motions or tasks, and also the analysis of mechanisms in order to determine their rigid-body dynamic behavior. These topics are fundamental to the broader subject of machine design. The topic of synthesis of mechanisms will be explored firstly. Then techniques of analysis mechanism will be investigated. It is hoped that this approach will help in developing the students’ ability to design viable mechanism solutions to real, unstructured engineering problems by using a design process. 

MENG450L

Mechanical System I Lab

1cr

MENG350

MENG450

 

MENG470

Internal Combustion Engines

3crs

MENG420

 

Basic internal combustion engine types and their operation, engine design and operating parameters, thermo-chemistry and combustion, engine cycles, gas exchange process. Engine combustion phenomena, emission and air pollution. Advanced topics and trends in combustion engine design.

MENG495

Senior Project

3crs

 

MENG430

This course integrates the knowledge acquired in the various courses of the undergraduate curriculum to an open-ended design effort and applies the knowledge gained to the solution of a contemporary engineering problem. Students improve oral and written communication skills, gain familiarity with available technical literature, and experience the life cycle of a design project within a group environment. Many projects include practice in the use of computers and relevant support software while solving a design problem. Students work together as a team to accomplish common goals and be able to participate in regional & National competitions.

 

Remedial courses

Course Code

Name

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Co-requisite(s)

CHEM160

Freshmen Chemistry II

3crs

 

 

This course will cover the fundamental principles of chemistry such as the properties of gases and mass relationship in chemical reactions, atomic structure and bonding, molecular geometry, periodic properties and chemical reactions of elements. The basic concepts of chemical equilibrium, chemical kinetics, thermo-chemistry and electrochemistry will be also covered.

Course Code

Name

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Co-requisite(s)

MATH160

Calculus I

3crs

 

 

This is the first course in Calculus. The topics of this course include rate of change, limits, continuity, inverse functions, trigonometric and hyperbolic functions, derivatives, chain rule and parametric equations, implicit differentiation, mean value theorem, curve plotting, indefinite integral, differential equations, integral rules, integration by substitution, estimating with finite sums, Reimann sums and definite integral, application to area, distance, volume and arc-length, fundamental theorem of calculus, and definite integrals, applications of integrals, volume by slicing and rotation about an axis, length of plane curves.

Course Code

Name

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Co-requisite(s)

PHYS160

College Physics

3crs

 

 

This course is designed to provide an overview of algebra based introductory physics, which is a requirement for most undergraduate science major students.  The scope of this course is to provide the basic understanding of mechanics, electricity and magnetism, and optics as described in the table shown below.  It is recommended for students to be up to date in preparation and doing home works on time.  If you are behind for one lecture it would be difficult to make it up for the rest of the semester.

Course Code

Name

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Co-requisite(s)

ENGL051

Basic English Skills        

7crs

 

 

This course instructs students in reading fluency, vocabulary, writing conventions, and academic skills necessary for university level. In this integrated skills class, students read and discuss texts on high-interest and current topics. The readings expose students to various genres of writing. Students focus on learning strategies for faster and better reading, such as skimming, scanning, predicting, inferring, analyzing and synthesizing information, while increasing their vocabulary building skills. Writing exercises connect to reading texts or themes and progress from controlled to free writing. Students learn to develop, organize and edit their work. Lower level students focus on the basic skills of paragraph writing while advanced students work toward gaining full competence in writing for academic or professional purposes.

Course Code

Name

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Co-requisite(s)

ENGL101

Introduction to Oral and Written Skills        

7crs

 

 

This course instructs students in reading fluency, vocabulary, writing conventions, and academic skills necessary for university level

Course Code

Name

Credits

Prerequisite(s)

Co-requisite(s)

ENGL151

Advanced Writing Skills     

6crs

 

 

This course instructs students in reading -writing fluency, vocabulary, writing conventions, and academic skills necessary for university level.


 

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering Course Description

General Elective Requirements

ENGG500

Engineering Economics

3crs

 

 

Basic concepts, Interest rate, types of compounding, economic equivalence, present and future value, capital recovery, net present value, rate of return, payback period and benefit cost ratio, investment appraisal, equipment replacement and retirement, depreciation and taxes, preparation and presenting an economic feasibility study.

ENGG650

Engineering Profession and Ethics

3crs

 

 

Engineering Profession and Ethics is a complete study course on the role of ethics in engineering in their historical, philosophical and professional contexts. The course examines the impact of ethical theories and their application to issues encountered in the engineering profession, such as employee rights, whistle blowing, safety, risk and liability, professional responsibility to consumers and employers, conflicts of interest, codes of ethics, legal obligations, environmental and social responsibility. Through the use of real and hypothetical case studies, the course focuses on developing analysis techniques and applying them to ethical problems through independent critical thinking and moral sensitivity.

Major Requirements

MENG510

Stress Analysis

3crs

 

 

Plane stress and plane strain problems, Inelastic axial deformation, inelastic torsion, introduction to membranes, composite beams, curved beams, inelastic bending, shear center, absolute maximum shear stress and strain, theories of failure, fully stressed beams, the secant formula, inelastic bulking, stresses in cylinders, energy methods, Castiglinano’s theorem, and introduction to plates and shells are covered.

MENG520

Fluid Mechanics II

3crs

 

 

This is the second part of a Fluid Mechanics course in which concepts of laminar and turbulent flows around bodies immersed in a fluid stream, boundary layer, lift and drag, and flow separation are considered. Also the course introduces the use of computational fluid dynamics to solve fluid flow problems and its applications to aerodynamics. Derivation of the equations of motion for a compressible viscous fluid flow (Navier -Stokes equation) is also covered in which flow in pipes and ducts, normal shock waves are considered. Furthermore, the course presents elementary engineering estimates of the performance of turbo machines.

MENG525

Engineering Thermodynamics II

3crs

 

 

This is a second part of an engineering thermodynamics course in which properties of gas mixtures, air-vapour mixtures, and applications are considered. Thermodynamics of combustion processes and equilibrium are also studied. Furthermore, Energy conversion, power, and refrigeration are also covered.

MENG530

Mechanical Vibrations II

3crs

 

 

This is a second part of a mechanical vibrations course in which continuous systems are considered rather than discrete systems.  Also, the course introduces the various techniques used in vibration control and elimination.  Furthermore, the course presents methodologies of vibration testing and experimental modal analysis. Numerical means are employed to discriminate the difference between implicit and explicit techniques used in engineering vibrations. Finally, General forced response is examined for single degree of freedom systems. 

MENG550

Mechanical Systems II

3crs

 

 

This is the second course which deals with kinematics and dynamics of machinery such as Engine Dynamics, Cams, and Gears.  The purpose of this course is to study the kinematics of gear tooth theory, and design gear sets and gear trains for desired motions or tasks. Explore the kinematics and dynamics of cams and followers. Integrate all the dynamic considerations into the design of the slider-crank linkage as used in the single cylinder internal combustion engine piston and pumps.

Extend the design to a multi-cylinder engines. It is hoped that this course will help in developing the students’ ability to design viable solutions to real, unstructured engineering problems by using a design process.

MENG555

Introduction to Finite Elements Analysis

1cr

 

MENG555L

This course covers the fundamentals of the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) with emphasis on solid mechanics and stress analysis. The subject of finite elements is treated using variational principles such as the principle of virtual work and total potential energy. The course deals with a variety of structural components such as springs, axially loaded bars, beams under bending, two-dimensional/axially symmetric/three-dimensional continuum elements and their formulation in static and dynamic analysis.

MENG555L

Introduction to Finite Elements Analysis Lab

1cr

 

MENG555

 

MENG560

Machine Design I

3crs

 

 

Philosophy of machine Design factor/reliability relationships. Contemporary fatigue design analysis, including low-high cycle fatigue (S-N diagrams and fracture mechanics), triaxial state of non-reversed stress and fatigue damage, surface failure, with applications on design case studies of relatively simple machines.

MENG570

Pumps Technology

3crs

 

 

Piping system calculations- pump classifications, Positive displacement pumps: Piston, diaphragm, gear, vane and parallel cylinder pumps.  Centrifugal pump-impeller theory-pump performance curves- operating point- discharge regulation –pump similarity –speed variation – pump cavitation and NPSH-parallel and series operation of pumps –multi stage pumps. Axial flow pumps, Kaplan and mixed flow pumps. Pump applications and pump station design.

MENG601

Hydraulic & Pneumatic Systems

3crs

MENG570

 

Fundamentals of fluid power technology: hydraulic fluids, hydraulic pipes, pumps, hydraulic cylinders and cushioning devices, motors, valves. Hydraulic circuit design and analysis. Hydraulic conductors and fittings. Ancillary hydraulic devices. Pneumatics: Air preparation, components, circuits and applications. Basic and advanced electrical controls for fluid power circuits. Fluid logic control systems.

MENG610

Machine Design II

3crs

MENG560

 

The principles of machine design and the design of machine elements. Major emphasis is placed on reliability, fatigue and fracture design using a case study approach. Design topics are selected from bearing lubrication, springs; fasteners, flexible machine elements and power transfer systems (shafts, keys, couplings, and gears).

MENG695

Master's Project Thesis Part I

3crs

MENG510,MENG520, MENG525,MENG530,

MENG550,MENG555,

MENG560,MENG570.

 

The Master’s Project course is a six credits practical and research course. The master project is spread over two semesters. Students are requested to conduct a research relevant to the field of specialty; ending up with a thesis describing methodology; applications and results. The course also includes the realization of a prototype of the research subject (numerical model, or physical application).

MENG695

Master's Project Thesis Part II

3crs

Master Thesis (Part I)

 

The Master’s Project course is a six credits practical and research course. The master project is spread over two semesters. Students are requested to conduct a research relevant to the field of specialty; ending up with a thesis describing methodology; applications and results. The course also includes the realization of a prototype of the research subject (numerical model, or physical application).

Major Elective Requirements – Solid Mechanics

MENG580

Nonlinear Fracture Mechanics

3crs

MENG510

 

Elements of solid mechanics; development of fracture mechanics; energy release rate of cracked solids; linear elastic fracture mechanics; and elastic plastic fracture mechanics.

MENG590

Theory of Solid Continua

3crs

MENG510

 

The general theory of continuous medium. Kinematics of large motions and deformations, stress tensors; conservation of mass, momentum, and energy, constitutive equations for elasticity, viscoelasticity, and plasticity; applications to simple boundary value problems.

MENG600

Control Theory for Mechanical Engineers

3crs

 

 

Control systems concepts, linear modeling and analysis of response and stability of physical systems, complex variables and Laplace transforms, frequency, and transient response analysis and performance specifications.

MENG620

Theory of Elasticity

3crs

MENG510

 

Stress, strain and displacement, equilibrium and compatibility. Use if airy stress function in rectangular and polar coordinates; asymptotic fields at discontinuities, forces and dislocations; contact and crack problems; rotating and accelerating bodies. Galerkin and Papkovich-Neuber solutions; spherical harmonics. Thermo-elasticity. Axisymmetric contact and crack problems; axisymmetric torsion.

MENG630

Theory of Plasticity

3crs

MENG510

 

Fundamentals of plasticity, stress-strain relations, yield criteria and the general behavior of metals and nonmetals beyond proportional limit in the light of experimental evidence. Various approximate theories with emphasis on the theory of plastic flow. Application to problems of bending, torsion, plane strain and plane stress, technological problems.

MENG640

Theory of Shells and Plates

3crs

MENG510

 

General theory of thin shells. Membrane stresses in shells of revolution and shells of double curvature. Bending stresses in shells of revolution, cylinder shells and folded plates. Small deflection of laterally loaded rectangular and circular, isotropic and orthotropic plates with various edges. Plates under combined action of loading and forces in its plane, buckling of plates under pure shear and und bending stresses, post-buckling strength of plates

MENG650

Advanced Finite Methods in Mechanics

3crs

MENG555

MENG650L

Recent developments in finite element methods; mixed, hybrid, mixed-hybrid, reduced integration penalty, singular, boundary integral elements. Emphasis on the methodology for developing elements using calculus of variations. Applications selected from various branches of solid and fluid mechanics.

MENG650L

Advanced Finite Methods in Mechanics Lab

1cr

MENG555

MENG650

Major Elective Requirements– Fluid Mechanics

MENG585

Solar Energy & Thermal Systems

3crs

MENG520, MENG525

 

Review of heat transfer, extraterrestrial and available solar radiation, transmission and absorption of radiation, design of flat plate collectors, concentrating collectors and energy storage.

MENG595

Turbo-machinery

3crs

MENG520, MENG525

MENG595L

Turbomachines (steam and gas turbines) have a great importance in the field of energy production. It is necessary for actual mechanical engineer to understand the basic principles of theory and operation of axial turbines and compressors. In this course the stage theory is given, which includes the principles of energy conversion in turbine and compressor stages, also the geometric and aerodynamic characteristics of the blade row and nozzles. The processes undergoing in the multistage turbines and compressors are given as well as the design of turbine and compressor elements. During this course students will be able to accomplish thermal and aerodynamic calculations of the turbine and compressor stages.  A briefing note on the centrifugal turbomachines theory is given

MENG595L

Turbo-machinery Lab

1crs

 

MENG595

 

MENG605

Aerodynamics

3crs

MENG520, MENG525

 

Aerodynamics of airfoils and wings, including thin airfoil theory and lifting line theory. Viscous flows, including laminar and turbulent boundary layers. Potential flows, including source/vortex panel method. Supersonic and hypersonic airfoil theory.

MENG615

Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning

3crs

MENG520, MEN 525

MENG615L

Introduces the Psychometric properties of air & Psychometric processes. Thermal Comfort  , Estimation of the overall heat transmission coefficients of building sections construction, load calculations and types , types of duct distribution systems, and equipment selection. Introduces duct designing, layout, installing and adjusting of duct systems. Grille & diffuser types & selection  .Studies refrigeration theory, characteristics of refrigerants, temperature, and pressure refrigeration systems, system components, compressors, evaporators, metering devices.

MENG615L

Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Lab

1cr

MENG520, MENG525

MENG615

 

MENG625

Gas & Steam Turbines

3crs

MENG520, MENG525

 

This course investigates gas and steam run turbines and their uses and applications in industry and manufacturing.  It shuns light on the principles and fundamentals of thermal heat transfer and the principles of control volume and steady-flows.  It looks into advanced fluid dynamics and work generation from energy and heat transfer with applications to the aircraft industry and other industries.

MENG645

Advanced Refrigeration Cycle

3crs

MENG615

 

State of the art engineering and design practice for refrigeration and air conditioning systems, application of thermodynamics and transfer processes to the design of buildings, basics of refrigeration technology. Central Chillers up to 10,000 tons or BTU equivalent is investigated with applications.

MENG655

Power Plant Engineering

3crs

MENG520

MENG655L

The variable load problem; power plant economics; steam power plant; gas turbine and diesel power plants; hydro-electric power plant, nuclear power plant.

MENG655L

Power Plant Engineering Lab

1cr

MENG520

MENG655

Major Elective Requirements – Automotive

MENG591

Automotive Engineering Fundamentals

3crs

MENG550

MENG 591L

Overview of primary automotive systems. Engine types and configurations, combustion, emission control, vehicle performance. Power train, suspension, frame and chassis. Materials and fabrication issues. Engine and vehicle dissection laboratory. Identification of industry issues and trends.

MENG591L

Automotive Engineering Fundamentals Lab

1crs

MENG550

MENG 591

MENG611

Vehicle Thermal Management

3crs

MENG520, MENG525

 

A study of controlled passenger compartment environment, and automotive thermal management, heater core, air conditioning components. Topics include the thermal comfort model of occupants in a vehicle, determination of heating and cooling loads, the practical application of refrigeration in automotive air-conditioning followed by design of equipment and HVAC system, description of engine cooling system.

MENG621

Automotive Body Structure

3crs

MENG510

 

Emphasis is on body concept for design using first order modeling of thin structural elements. Practical application of solid/structural mechanics is considered to design automotive bodies for global bending, torsion, vibration, crashworthiness, topology, material selection, packaging, and manufacturing constraints.

 

MENG631

Finite Element Methods for Crashworthiness and Impact Analysis

3crs

MENG555

MENG631L

A brief history on the use of numerical tools in automotive/impact field, Explicit and Implicit time integration techniques, Shell and Solid finite element formulations for impact analysis, Zero Energy Modes (Hourglassing) and hourglass control, Material modeling for large displacement problems, Finite element modeling for contact, Use of implicit integration techniques for impact problems, Quasi-static simulations as well as the development of finite element models for impact analyses.

MENG631L

Finite Element Methods for Crashworthiness and Impact Analysis Lab

1cr

MENG555

MENG631

 

MENG641

Vehicle Dynamics

3crs

MENG550

MENG641L

Classification and analysis of suspension types and geometry, power train layout, and ride quality. Tire modeling, stability, and numerical simulation of vehicle dynamics, including longitudinal and lateral vehicle response to driver inputs.

MENG641L

Vehicle Dynamics Lab

1cr

MENG550

MENG641