## Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering **(AME)**

- http://ae-www.usc.edu/
- D class assignments for undergraduates available in RRB101; phone (213) 740-5353.
- To be enrolled in an off-campus course, you MUST also be enrolled in the Distance Education Network (DEN). For more information, call 740-4488 or go to den.usc.edu. DEN courses are indicated by a location of OFF CAMPUS.

Gateway to the bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering. Introduction to mechanical engineering disciplines and practice; graphical communication and layout of machine parts; introduction to computer-aided drafting and drawing.

**Note:**Register for lecture and one lab

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28701R | Lecture | 9:30-10:50am | Tue, Thu | 47 of 47 | Paul Ronney | ZHS252 | PDF (269233 KB) | |

28702R | Lecture | 8:00-9:20am | Tue, Thu | 40 of 46 | Paul Ronney | ZHS252 | PDF (269233 KB) | |

28700R | Lab | 12:30-1:50pm | Tuesday | 25 of 30 | Paul Ronney | SAL109 | ||

28703R | Lab | 12:30-1:50pm | Tuesday | 35 of 38 | Paul Ronney | SAL127 | ||

28704R | Lab | 12:30-1:50pm | Thursday | 27 of 39 | Paul Ronney | SAL127 |

Gateway to the Aerospace Engineering major. Introduction to flight vehicle performance and propulsion. Elements of the physics of gases. Laboratory: computers and graphics; model rocket and glider test flights.

**Note:**Register for lecture and one lab

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28705R | Lecture | 9:00-9:50am | MWF | 30 of 60 | Geoffrey Spedding | GFS101 | PDF (115381 KB) | |

28706R | Lab | 11:00-12:20pm | Tuesday | 20 of 30 | Geoffrey Spedding | SAL127 | ||

28707R | Lab | 11:00-12:20pm | Thursday | 10 of 30 | Geoffrey Spedding | SAL127 |

Analysis of forces acting on particles and rigid bodies in static equilibrium; equivalent systems of forces, friction, centroids and moments of inertia; introduction to energy methods.

**Recommended preparation:**AME 101, PHYS 151L**Prerequisite:**MATH 125

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28716R | Lecture | 5:00-6:15pm | Tue, Thu | 62 of 66 | Babak Boloury-Azad | GFS116 | PDF (14368 KB) | |

28717R | Lecture | 11:00-12:20pm | Tue, Thu | 67 of 70 | Charles Radovich | SOSB46 | PDF (559236 KB) |

Stress, strain and deflection of mechanical elements due to tension, shear, bending, or torsion; combined loads; energy methods, statically indeterminate structures; strength-based design.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28718R | Lecture | 11:00-12:20pm | Tue, Thu | 29 of 45 | Oussama Safadi | GFS101 | Word (32256 KB) |

Analysis, design, fabrication, and evaluation of devices intended for entry in local and national design competitions. Intended for lower division students or those with little prior project experience. Graded CR/NC.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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Aerodesign Project | ||||||||

28722R | Lecture | 7:00-9:00pm | Monday | 3 of 30 | Charles Radovich | OFFICE | ||

Formula SAE Project | ||||||||

28723R | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 0 of 30 | Geoff Shiflett | OFFICE |

2- and 3-D kinematics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies; systems of particles and rigid bodies; coupled rigid bodies; introduction to vibrations.

**Recommended preparation:**PHYS 151LSection | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28724R | Lecture | 9:30-10:50am | Tue, Thu | 41 of 70 | Roger Ghanem | MHP105 | PDF (82186 KB) | |

28725R | Lecture | 2:00-3:20pm | Tue, Thu | 44 of 70 | David Wilcox | MHP106 | PDF (93454 KB) |

Design and analysis of mechanical elements including shafts, bearings, springs, screws, belts, and gears; strength, fatigue, and deflection considerations in machine design.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28730D | Lecture | 2:00-3:20pm | Tue, Thu | 36 of 45 | Oussama Safadi | WPHB28 | Word (29184 KB) |

Introduction to the finite element method; practical application of computer analysis tools for structural analysis and design.

**Recommended preparation:**MATH 245.Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28732R | Lecture-Lab | 2:00-4:50pm | Monday | 33 of 34 | Yann Staelens | SAL127 | Word (85504 KB) | |

28733R | Lecture-Lab | 2:00-4:50pm | Tuesday | 29 of 32 | Yann Staelens | SAL127 | Word (85504 KB) | |

28734R | Lecture-Lab | 2:00-4:50pm | Thursday | 22 of 28 | Yann Staelens | SAL127 | Word (85504 KB) |

Fluids statics; conservation of mass, momentum, and energy in integral and differential form; applications. Laminar and turbulent pipe flow; compressible flow; potential flow over bodies.

**Recommended preparation:**AME 205 and AME 310**Corequisite:**MATH 245

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28736R | Lecture | 10:00-11:50am | Tue, Thu | 61 of 85 | David Wilcox | MHP106 | PDF (103404 KB) |

Fundamental laws of thermodynamics applied to actual and perfect gases and vapors; energy concepts, processes, and applications.

**Recommended preparation:**PHYS 151L, high-level programming language**Prerequisite:**MATH 226

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28738R | Lecture | 12:30-1:45pm | Tue, Thu | 48 of 50 | Fokion Egolfopoulos | GFS118 | PDF (96904 KB) | |

28739R | Lecture | 10:00-10:50am | MWF | 33 of 45 | Geoff Shiflett | ZHS163 |

A coordinated laboratory and lecture sequence on aeromechanical instrumentation and device control stressing the symbolic integration of mechanical, optical and electronic components.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28741R | Lecture | 9:00-9:50am | MWF | 66 of 71 | Cheng-Yuan Chen | MHP105 | PDF (52258 KB) | |

28742R | Lecture | 10:00-10:50am | MWF | 73 of 74 | Cheng-Yuan Chen | MHP105 | PDF (52258 KB) | |

28743R | Lab | 2:00-4:50pm | Monday | 32 of 32 | Cheng-Yuan Chen | BHE301 | ||

28744R | Lab | 2:00-4:50pm | Tuesday | 30 of 32 | Cheng-Yuan Chen | BHE301 | ||

28745R | Lab | 2:00-4:50pm | Wednesday | 31 of 32 | Cheng-Yuan Chen | BHE301 | ||

28746R | Lab | 2:00-4:50pm | Thursday | 30 of 32 | Cheng-Yuan Chen | BHE301 | ||

28747R | Lab | 9:00-11:50am | Tuesday | 16 of 17 | Cheng-Yuan Chen | BHE301 |

Mathematical aspects of the solutions to typical advanced mechanical engineering problems. Modeling, simulation, computational aspects, computer solutions, and computational tools.

**Recommended preparation:**FORTRAN, MATLAB, and MapleSection | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28804D | Lecture | 11:00-12:20pm | Mon, Wed | 68 of 69 | Marijan Dravinski | OHE132 | Word (38912 KB) | |

28805R | Lecture | 8:00-9:20am | Mon, Wed | 61 of 67 | Marijan Dravinski | ZHS252 | Word (38912 KB) | |

29004D | Lecture | 11:00-12:20pm | Mon, Wed | 6 of 30 | Marijan Dravinski | OFF CAMPUS | Word (38912 KB) |

Design of mechanical systems using advanced graphics techniques; computer-aided drafting, design optimization, elements of computer graphics, solids modeling; introduction to computer-aided manufacturing.

**Recommended preparation:**AME 205**Note:**Register for lecture and lab

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28755D | Lecture | 6:30-9:10pm | Tuesday | 35 of 36 | Babak Boloury-Azad | SAL127 | PDF (18972 KB) | |

28756R | Lab | 6:30-8:30pm | Thursday | 35 of 36 | Babak Boloury-Azad | SAL127 |

Product planning and task clarification, voice of customers, quality function deployment, conceptual and embodiment design, axiomatic theory of design, product quality and manufacturability, design decision-making. Junior standing.

**Recommended preparation:**AME 305**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Junior, Senior

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28812D | Lecture | 6:30-9:10pm | Wednesday | 42 of 42 | Yan Jin | KAP144 | PDF (151921 KB) |

Molecular structure; intermolecular potentials; molecular processes in gases; molecular interpretation of concepts of classical thermo-dynamics; radiative and transport phenomena in gases.

**Prerequisite:**AME 310

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28801R | Lecture | 3:30-4:50pm | Tue, Thu | Canceled | Philip Muntz |

Theory of free and forced vibrations with and without damping; systems of single and multiple degrees of freedom; iteration; methods; vibration isolation; instrumentation.

**Prerequisite:**MATH 245

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28802R | Lecture | 5:00-6:20pm | Mon, Wed | 23 of 45 | Oussama Safadi | ZHS163 | Word (31232 KB) |

Design methodology for thermal systems; boilers, condensers, air conditioning systems, power plants and other systems with thermal energy interaction.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28764R | Lecture | 6:30-9:10pm | Thursday | 8 of 27 | Richard Martin | VHE206 | PDF (300831 KB) |

Individual engineering projects designed and constructed to model and test a physical principle or system.

**Prerequisite:**AME 341B**Note:**Register for lecture and lab

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28766D | Lecture | 12:00-1:50pm | Wednesday | 54 of 55 | Charles Radovich, Tony Maxworthy | MHP105 | ||

28767D | Lecture | 12:30-1:50pm | Tuesday | 61 of 62 | Tony Maxworthy,Charles Radovich | ZHS352 | ||

28768R | Lab | 9:00-11:50am | Tue, Thu | 53 of 56 | Tony Maxworthy,Charles Radovich | BHE310 | ||

28769R | Lab | 2:00-4:50pm | Mon, Wed | 62 of 62 | Charles Radovich, Tony Maxworthy | BHE310 |

Transform methods, block diagrams; transfer functions; stability; root-locus and frequency domain analysis and design; State space and multillop systems.

**Prerequisite:**MATH 245

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28821R | Lecture | 5:00-6:20pm | Mon, Wed | 85 of 90 | Henryk Flashner | OHE122 | PDF (68498 KB) | |

29021R | Lecture | 5:00-6:20pm | Mon, Wed | 6 of 30 | Henryk Flashner | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (68498 KB) |

Laminar and turbulent boundary layer flow with and without heat transfer; boundary layer separation, stability, transition and control; introduction to compressible fluid flow.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28827R | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Thursday | 23 of 35 | Charlie Campbell | OHE132 | PDF (28025 KB) | |

29027R | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Thursday | 7 of 35 | Charlie Campbell | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (28025 KB) |

Applications of basic aerodynamics to aircraft and missile performance, power and thrust, stability and control, compressibility effects.

**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Senior

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28829R | Lecture | 6:30-9:10pm | Wednesday | 36 of 37 | Jerry Lockenour | VHE217 | Word (35157 KB) |

Concepts of petroleum geology, interpretation of downhole surveys and measurements including well logs, MWD, mud logs and samples

**Corequisite:**PTE 464**Crosslist:**This course is offered by the PTE department but may qualify for major credit in AME. To register, enroll in PTE 461.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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32204D | Lecture | 11:00-1:40pm | Tuesday | 34 of 40 | Donald Hill | OHE100B | PDF (182764 KB) | |

32206D | Lecture | 11:00-1:40pm | Tuesday | 9 of 15 | Donald Hill | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (182764 KB) |

Properties of porous rocks; capillarity effect, single-phase and multiphase fluid flow through porous media; diffusion and dispersion, miscible displacement, heat transfer. Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours.

**Prerequisite:**1 from (CHEM 105A or CHEM 115A) and (MATH 245 and PHYS 151)**Crosslist:**This course is offered by the PTE department but may qualify for major credit in AME. To register, enroll in PTE 463.**Note:**Register for lecture and lab

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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32208D | Lecture | 3:30-6:10pm | Wednesday | 35 of 38 | Kristian Jessen | OHE100C | ||

32210D | Lab | 3:00-5:50pm | Monday | 8 of 9 | Kristian Jessen | PCE313 | ||

32280D | Lab | 3:00-5:50pm | Friday | 9 of 11 | Kristian Jessen | PCE313 | ||

32288D | Lab | 3:30-6:20pm | Tuesday | 9 of 10 | Kristian Jessen | PCE313 | ||

32290D | Lab | 3:30-5:50pm | Thursday | 9 of 11 | Kristian Jessen | PCE313 |

Theory and practice in drilling technology; mechanical properties of reservoir rocks; well completion; acidizing and fracturing, oilproduction gechnology. Lecture, 3 hours; laboratory, 3 hours

**Prerequisite:**PTE 464**Crosslist:**This course is offered by the PTE department but may qualify for major credit in AME. To register, enroll in PTE 465.**Note:**Register for lecture and lab

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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32212D | Lecture | 6:30-8:10pm | Tuesday | 11 of 20 | Bradford Pierce | RTH109 | PDF (55049 KB) | |

32214D | Lab | 5:00-6:15pm | Tuesday | 11 of 20 | Bradford Pierce | OFFICE |

Individual research and readings. Not available for graduate credit.

**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Junior, Senior

Section | Units | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28795D | 2.0-4.0 | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 19 of 30 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Analysis, design, fabrication, and evaluation of devices intended for entry in local and national design competitions. Intended for students with prior project experience. Upper division standing. Graded CR/NC.

**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Junior, Senior

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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Aerodesign Project | ||||||||

28796R | Lecture | 7:00-9:00pm | Monday | 15 of 30 | Cheng-Yuan Chen | OFFICE | ||

Formula SAE Project | ||||||||

28797D | Lecture | 5:00-6:20pm | Tuesday | 21 of 30 | Geoff Shiflett | OFFICE |

Course content to be selected each semester from recent developments in mechanical engineering and related fields.

Section | Units | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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Turbine Design and Analysis | |||||||||

28791R | 3.0 | Lecture | 3:30-6:10pm | Thursday | 11 of 20 | Bogdan Marcu | GFS218 |

Specific problems and methods of analysis in mechanical systems design.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28863D | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Tuesday | 19 of 19 | Stephen Lu | OHE100B | ||

29033D | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Tuesday | 16 of 16 | Stephen Lu | OFF CAMPUS |

Analysis of stress and strain; constitutive equations for elastic materials; plane stress and strain; torsion; introduction to plates and shells; energy methods.

**Crosslist:**This course is offered by the CE department but may qualify for major credit in AME. To register, enroll in CE 507.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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29732D | Lecture | 5:00-6:15pm | Mon, Wed | 14 of 25 | Vincent Lee | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (284192 KB) | |

29733D | Lecture | 5:00-6:15pm | Mon, Wed | 33 of 35 | Vincent Lee | RTH115 | PDF (286122 KB) |

Multi-degree of freedom systems; modal analysis. Rayleigh's quotient. Continuous systems; modal analysis. Beams, rods,membranes. Colocations, Gelerkin, Rayleigh Ritz methods; finite elements.

**Prerequisite:**AME 420

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28881R | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Thursday | 21 of 25 | Bingen Yang | RTH109 | PDF (33628 KB) | |

29051R | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Thursday | 10 of 15 | Bingen Yang | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (33628 KB) |

Lagrange equations; nonlinear maps and differential equations; fixed points; periodic motion; qualitative/quantitative and local/global analysis; higher order systems; stability; bifurcations; chaos; fractals.

**Recommended preparation:**AME 420, AME 524, AME 525.Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28882R | Lecture | 3:30-4:50pm | Tue, Thu | 11 of 20 | Firdaus Udwadia | RTH109 | ||

29052R | Lecture | 3:30-4:50pm | Tue, Thu | 0 of 20 | Firdaus Udwadia | OFF CAMPUS |

Principle of virtual work, constraints, Lagrange's equations, Gibbs-Appell equations, Guass's principle, theory of rotations, dynamics of rigid bodies, Hamiltonian mechanics, Hamilton-Jacobi equation.

**Recommended preparation:**AME 521, AME 525.Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28884R | Lecture | 5:00-6:20pm | Tue, Thu | 13 of 25 | Firdaus Udwadia | OHE100D | ||

29054R | Lecture | 5:00-6:20pm | Tue, Thu | 9 of 15 | Firdaus Udwadia | OFF CAMPUS |

Typical engineering problems discussed on a physical basis. Vector analysis; functions of complex variables, infinite series, residues.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28885R | Lecture | 5:00-6:15pm | Mon, Wed | 75 of 77 | Veronica Eliasson | OHE132 | PDF (17037 KB) | |

29055R | Lecture | 5:00-6:15pm | Mon, Wed | 24 of 27 | Veronica Eliasson | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (17037 KB) |

Typical engineering problems discussed on a physical basis. Fourier series; Fourier integrals; Laplace transform; partial differential equations; Bessel function.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28886R | Lecture | 12:30-1:50pm | Mon, Wed | 52 of 56 | Paul Newton | OHE100D | PDF (23719 KB) | |

29056R | Lecture | 12:30-1:50pm | Mon, Wed | 32 of 40 | Paul Newton | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (23719 KB) |

A unified discussion of low-speed fluid mechanics including exact solutions; approximation techniques for low and high Reynolds numbers; inviscid flows; surface waves; dynamic stability; turbulence.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28890R | Lecture | 2:00-3:20pm | Mon, Wed | 47 of 52 | Paul Newton | OHE100C | PDF (29128 KB) | |

29060R | Lecture | 2:00-3:20pm | Mon, Wed | 24 of 30 | Paul Newton | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (29128 KB) |

Convergence, consistency, stability: finite difference, finite element, and spectral methods; direct and iterative procedures for steady problems; linear diffusion and advection problems; nonlinear advection problems.

**Recommended preparation:**AME 525.Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28895R | Lecture | 2:00-3:20pm | Tue, Thu | 40 of 45 | Takahiro Sakai | OHE136 | ||

29065R | Lecture | 2:00-3:20pm | Tue, Thu | 10 of 20 | Takahiro Sakai | OFF CAMPUS |

State space representation, linearization; solution of state equations; contollability and observability; state feedback, optimal control; output feedback.

**Prerequisite:**AME 451

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28901R | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Wednesday | 32 of 36 | Henryk Flashner | RTH115 | PDF (74087 KB) | |

29071R | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Wednesday | 14 of 20 | Henryk Flashner | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (74087 KB) |

Introduction to systems architecture in aerospace, electrical, computer, and manufacturing systems emphasizing the conceptual and acceptance phases and using heuristics.

**Crosslist:**This course is offered by the SAE department but may qualify for major credit in AME. To register, enroll in SAE 549.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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32319D | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Tuesday | 22 of 24 | Azad Madni | OFF CAMPUS | ||

32349D | Lecture | 6:40-9:20pm | Tuesday | 8 of 8 | Azad Madni | RTH105 |

Mechanical properties of materials; macroscopic mechanical behavior related to structure and microstructure of the material; elementary dislocation theory related to basic strengthening mechanisms; fatigue and fracture; nanomaterials.

**Recommended preparation:**MASC 310.**Crosslist:**This course is offered by the MASC department but may qualify for major credit in AME. To register, enroll in MASC 551.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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32155R | Lecture | 9:30-10:50am | Tue, Thu | 25 of 35 | Andrea Hodge | OHE100B | PDF (118388 KB) | |

32159R | Lecture | 9:30-10:50am | Tue, Thu | 2 of 28 | Andrea Hodge | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (118388 KB) |

Behavior of engineering materials at elevated temperatures; thermal stresses; creep mechanisms; interpretation of creep data; methods of predicting long-term strains.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28913R | Lecture | 3:30-4:50pm | Mon, Wed | 11 of 20 | Megumi Kawasaki | OHE132 | PDF (17165 KB) | |

29083R | Lecture | 3:30-4:50pm | Mon, Wed | 6 of 20 | Megumi Kawasaki | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (17165 KB) |

Power production includes conventional fossil fuels, synthetic fuels, hydroelectric, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass and nuclear. The environmental conseqences of various energy sources are discussed. Open only to graduate students and AME senios.

**Recommended preparation:**B.S. in AE, ME, or Physics.**Restriction:**Registration open to the following major(s): Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Senior, Master Student, Doctoral Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28937R | Lecture | 3:30-4:50pm | Tue, Thu | 35 of 36 | Denis Phares | OHE100B | ||

29090R | Lecture | 3:30-4:50pm | Tue, Thu | 24 of 26 | Denis Phares | OFF CAMPUS |

Review of basic nuclear physics, binding energy, reactor kinetics, thermal transport in reactor systems, radioactivity, shielding, reactor safety and health effects of radiation, risk assessment. Undergraduate degree in Engineering and AME 310, Math 245, Physics 153L.

**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Master Student, Doctoral Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28942R | Lecture | 11:00-12:20pm | Mon, Wed | 31 of 32 | Satwindar Sadhal | OHE100D | PDF (24079 KB) | |

29093R | Lecture | 11:00-12:20pm | Mon, Wed | 4 of 5 | Satwindar Sadhal | OFF CAMPUS | PDF (24079 KB) |

Research leading to the Master's Degree. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28950D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 2 of 15 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Credit on acceptance of Thesis.

**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Master Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28951D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 1 of 10 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Credit on acceptance of Thesis. Graded CR/NC.

**Prerequisite:**AME 594A**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Master Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28952D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 0 of 10 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Credit on acceptance of Thesis.

**Prerequisite:**AME 594B**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Master Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28953D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 1 of 10 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Linear and nonlinear stability analysis applied to free shear layers, boundary layers and jets; Rayleigh-Benard convective instabilities and centrifugal instability of rotating flows.

**Recommended preparation:**AME 530bSection | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28891R | Lecture | 10:00-11:50am | Mon, Wed | 7 of 25 | Tait Pottebaum | SOSB48 | PDF (12158 KB) |

Research leading to the doctorate. Maximum units which may be applied to the degree to be determined by the department. Graded CR/NC.

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28990D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 29 of 40 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Credit on acceptance of Dissertation.

**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Doctoral Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28991D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 8 of 15 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Credit on acceptance of Dissertation.

**Prerequisite:**AME 794A**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Doctoral Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28992D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 11 of 15 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Credit on acceptance of Dissertation.

**Prerequisite:**AME 794B**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Doctoral Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28993D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 2 of 15 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Credit on acceptance of Thesis.

**Prerequisite:**AME 794C**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Doctoral Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28994D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 3 of 15 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Credit on acceptance of Dissertation.

**Prerequisite:**AME 794D**Restriction:**Registration open to the following class level(s): Doctoral Student

Section | Type | Time | Days | Registered | Instructor | Location | Syllabus | Info |
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28995D | Lecture | TBA | TBA | 8 of 15 | Geoffrey Spedding | OFFICE |

Information accurate as of

**3/11/2011 7:45 AM**.