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MECH- 149 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
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MECH- 199 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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MECH- 249 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
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MECH- 290 Mechanics Of Solids I (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Technical calculations, dimensional analysis, freebody diagrams, force systems and equilibrium, friction, elementary statically determinate framed structures, and simple stress.

Prerequisites: take either PHYS-231, PHYS-241, or PHYS-281

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MECH- 291 Mechanics Of Solids II (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Stress and strain, torsion, bending of beams, compound stress, principal stress, deflection of beams, statically indeterminate members and columns.

Prerequisite: take either MECH-290 or PHYS-331

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MECH- 292 Dynamics (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Kinematics of particles, rigid bodies, and systems. Analysis of position, velocity, and acceleration. The relationship between the motion of bodies and forces or torques. Study of particles and rigid bodies subject to translation, rotation, and general planar motion using Newton's laws of motion, Work-energy methods, impulse-momentum methods, and mechanical vibrations.

Prerequisite: take PHYS-291

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MECH- 293 Engineering Mechanics (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Force systems, free body diagrams, and static equilibrium in two and three dimensions. Internal reactions, friction, and frames. Kinematic analysis of particle and rigid body translation, rotation, and general planar motion. Force-acceleration analysis.

Prerequisite: take PHYS-281

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MECH- 294 Mechanics of Materials (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Normal and shear stresses and strains. Stresses and deformations in objects subject to axial, torsional, and flexural loadings. Shear and bending moment diagrams. Stress transformations and principle stresses.

Prerequisite: take PHYS-291

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MECH- 298 Field Experience (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No

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MECH- 299 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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MECH- 332 Mechanical Design (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Analysis and design of machine elements: gearing bearings, shafting and friction devices.

Prerequisites: take MECH-290 and MECH-291

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MECH- 337 Mechanical Design Practicum (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Practical application of mechanical design in a team project. Creativity, documentation standards, design for manufacturability, design analysis, team dynamics, communication skills, and finite element analysis are applied to an industrial standard in the design of a machine, system, or product.

Prerequisites: take ENGGR-210, ENGGR-280 (or equivalent), and MECH-332

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MECH- 349 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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MECH- 393 Mechanics Of Machinery II (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Graphical analysis and synthesis of linkages, cams, gear trains, displacement, velocity, acceleration and dynamic forces.

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MECH- 398 Field Experience (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No

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MECH- 399 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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MECH- 437 Mechanical Design Lab (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An experimental study in the design of electro- mechanical systems. Design, functional prototype construction, experimentation and validation of systems are emphasized.

Prerequisites: take MECH-337 and ELEC-341

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MECH- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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MECH- 498 Field Experience (1.00 - 2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No

Department consent

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MECH- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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MECH- 532 Mechanical Design (4.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Analysis and design of machine elements: gearing bearings, shafting and friction devices.

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MECH- 537 Mechanical Design Drafting (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Design of a machine, specifications, layout, calculations, bills of material, detail and assembly drawings.

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MECH- 592 Mechanics Of Machinery I (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Dynamics of machinery: rectilinear and curvilinear motion; translation and rotation of a rigid body, force-acceleration equation, impulse and momentum; work, power and energy; balancing and vibration.

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MECH- 593 Mechanics Of Machinery Ii (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Graphical analysis and synthesis of linkages, cams, gear trains, displacement, velocity, acceleration and dynamic forces.

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MECH- 729 Product Development And Design (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Theory and application of the product development and design process. Principles of efficient engineering processes and management structures that support product design. Emphasis on structured approaches that insure constraints are properly defined and met. Includes major project.

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MECH- 749 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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MECH- 799 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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