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Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)

MET 097 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

MET 105 Mechanical Systems (3) Mechanical Systems with Laboratory is an introductory course for Engineering Technology major students to broadly introduce Mechanical Engineering Technology.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

MET 107 Computer Applications for Technologists (3) Programming spreadsheets, data bases and presentation software for solutions of technical problems; introduction to languages allowing creation of program macros.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: MATH 081 orMATH 022 orMATH 026   Concurrent: MATH 081 or MATH 022 or MATH 026

MET 197 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

MET 206 Dynamics (3) Kinematics (particles and rigid bodies), kinetics, work-energy, impulse- momentum, and mechanisms.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: MCH T 111;MATH 082 orMATH 022  

MET 210W Machine Design (3) Design machine elements including bearings, springs, levers, shafts, gears, belts, and small mechanical devices; writing skills and computer applications.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: MET 206 orE MCH 212 orPHYS 150 orPHYS 250 orPHYS 211;MCH T 213 orE MCH 213 orET 322 orEMET 322  

MET 281 Elementary Thermo- and Fluid Dynamics (4) Basic problems in compressible fluid flow. Laws of dynamics and thermodynamics, mechanical properties of fluids, elementary heat transfer.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: or concurrent:MATH 083, PHYS 150 orPHYS 250  

MET 296 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

MET 297 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

MET 306 Computer-Aided Design (3) Computer-aided drafting and design; computer software solutions to mechanical engineering technology design problems.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: MET 107;EG T 121 orEG T 201 andEG T 205  

MET 308 Computer Aided Solid Modeling and Analysis (3) Basic techniques necessary to perform Computer Aided Design and Analysis in three dimensions for machine components.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

MET 320 Strength of Materials II (3) Principles of stress and strain in 3D, indeterminate structures, failure theory, and energy methods in solid mechanics.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: E MCH 213 orMCH T 213  

MET 321 Analytical Techniques (2) A study of engineering methods of problem formulation and solution; includes differential methods, dimensional analysis, and graphical analysis.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 212 orET 321, MATH 140   Concurrent: integral calculus

MET 330 Thermodynamics (3) Introduction for technologists to the basic concepts and applications of thermodynamics.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: PHYS 250 orPHYS 211 orPHYS 150 . Prerequisite or concurrent:CHEM 110;MATH 083 orMATH 140  

MET 331W Heat Transfer (4) Introduction for technologists to the basic concepts and applications of heat transfer. Includes a thermodynamics and heat transfer laboratory.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: M E 300 orMET 330 . Prerequisite or concurrent:MET 341  

MET 332 Thermal Engineering A (3) Basic thermodynamic units, concepts, properties of ideal gases and vapors, first and second laws, gaseous mixtures, one-dimensional compressible flow.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, CHEM 111, MATH 140  

MET 336 Engineering Fluid Mechanics (3) Thermal and dynamic principles applied to fluid behavior, ideal, viscous, and compressible fluids under internal and external flow conditions.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 211   Concurrent: Chemistry Physics Calculus

MET 341 Mechanical Measurements and Instrumentation (3) Measurement concepts, transducers, electronic-aided measurement, mechanical and electrical measurements. Intended for mechanical engineering technologists.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: EET 105 orEET 100 orE E 211 orEET 320 andPHYS 151, PHYS 211 orPHYS 250   Concurrent: PHYS 151 PHYS 212 or PHYS 251

MET 358 Process Design Engineering (3) Introduction to process design for production applications from job shop to world-class manufacturing environments.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: IET 321 orIET 215 andIET 216  

MET 365 Design of Machine Elements (3) Design of structural and mechanical elements with emphasis on theories of fatigue failure.
Effective: Fall 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 213 orET 322  

MET 397 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

MET 403 Advanced Mechanical Design (3) Continuation of strength of materials and machine design, with emphasis on advanced methods of design and analysis of machine elements.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 365  

MET 415 Finite Element Analysis Applications I (3) Solutions of advanced engineering design problems using finite elements. Intended for engineering technologists.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: MET 320;EG T 121 orEG T 205  

MET 417 Finite Element Analysis (3) Formulation and computer implementation of finite element models for solving problems in heat transfer, fluid flow, and solid mechanics.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 365  

MET 418 Finite Element Analysis for Plastics Design (3) Solutions of advanced engineering problems using finite element and finite difference techniques; advanced topics in computer-aided manufacturing; problems in optimization and design.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MCH T 213, PL ET 232, PL ET 235 . Prerequisite or concurrent:PL ET 350  

MET 425 Finite Element Analysis Applications II (3) Solutions of advanced engineering design problems using finite element methods.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: MET 415  

MET 431 Heat Transfer (3) Basic principles of conduction, convection, and radiation with applications.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 332  

MET 432 Fluid Power (3) Principles of fluid flow, hydraulic components, and hydraulic circuits having application to industry.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: M E 300 orMET 330 orMET 332 ; prerequisite or concurrent:MET 331W orMET 431  

MET 435 Building Energy Systems (3) Analysis and design of components and systems for building heating and cooling; emphasis on applying the thermal sciences.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 332, MET 336  

MET 436 Energy Conservation Systems (3) Analysis of processes and systems for energy conversion, including power, refrigeration and air conditioning cycles, thermoelectric etc.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: M E 300 orMET 330 orMET 332  

MET 438 Thermal Engineering B (3) Applied thermodynamics of power cycles; refrigeration and air conditioning cycles; combustion; psychometrics; and gas mixtures.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 332  

MET 440 Vibrations for Technologists (3:) Principles of basic vibration theory, vibration measurement, data acquisition and analysis, and the effective presentation of vibration data.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: MET 206 orE MCH 212;MATH 211 orMATH 250;MET 341 . Prerequisite or concurrent:MET 415  

MET 441 Vibration Analysis (4) Analysis of motion arising from lateral and torsional vibrations of systems; free and forced vibrations; damping; isolation; balancing.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: E MCH 212, MET 321  

MET 448 Mechanical Engineering Technology Laboratory B (2) Laboratory exercises in the areas of instrumentation, strength of materials, fluid flow, vibrations, thermodynamics, etc.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: MET 336, ENGL 202C and senior standing  

MET 452 Rapid Prototyping (3) Introduction to the production of prototypes directly from computer models.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: IET 216, MET 306  

MET 454 Automatic Controls (3) An introduction to basic automatic control theory, practical applications of automatic controls to typical industrial machinery, HVAC equipment, etc.
Effective: Spring 2012
Prerequisite: E MCH 212 orET 321 orMET 206 andMET 321  

MET 455 Mechatronics (3) Integration of mechanical and electronic systems implemented using data acquisition systems, sensors, actuators, signal conditioning, feedback controls, and programmable logic controllers.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: EET 100 orEET 105 orEET 101 orE E 211;MET 210W orM E 367;MET 341 orM E 345W;MET 432 orM E 320  

MET 457 Lean Manufacturing (3) Principles and methods of Lean Manufacturing currently used in modern industries.
Effective: Summer 2007
Prerequisite: 7th semester standing; andIE T 215 orM E 468 or permission of program  

MET 461 Advanced Machine Design (3) Stress analysis, material selection, design of machine elements, design of connections, and computer-aided design.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 210W, MET 415  

MET 462 Internal Combustion Engine Design (3) The effect of operation requirements on design and construction of internal combustion engines; study of support systems and emissions control.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 332  

MET 470 Materials Engineering (3) Study of material selection, material properties, material test methods, and special topics.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: CHEM 110, CHEM 111 . Prerequisite or concurrent:MET 415  

MET 480 Senior Capstone (1) Career and professional topics; development of year-long senior project with industry.
Effective: Spring 2015
Prerequisite: IE T 216, MET 210W, MET 306, M E 300 orMET 330 . Prerequisite or concurrent:MET 415, MET 470  

MET 481 Project Design (1) Design of system or machine, including decision making, engineering analysis, layout, detail drawings, specifications, construction.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 365, MET 431 and senior standing  

MET 485 Senior Industrial Project (3) Individual or group design projects in mechanical design or materials.
Effective: Fall 2011
Prerequisite: MET 331W, MET 470, MET 480 . Prerequisite or concurrent:MET 425  

MET 486 Project Design (3) Design of system or machine, including decision making, engineering analysis, layout, detail drawings, specifications, construction.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: MET 365, MET 431, MET 481 and senior standing  

MET 495 Internship (1-18) Supervised off-campus, nongroup instruction including field experiences, practica or internships. Written and oral critique of activity required.
Effective: Spring 2007
Prerequisite: prior approval of proposed assignment by instructor  

MET 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

MET 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Spring 2007
 

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