Lower-Division Courses 1515. Mechanics 1. Study of forces as vector quantities; resultants of force systems; principles of mechanical equilibrium; application of principles to problems, devices and structures commonly en- countered in industry. Two hours lecture, three hours lab per week. Prereq.: STECH 1505, Prereq. or Concurrent: MATH 1513. 3 s.h. 2616. Mechanics 2. Continuation of MET 1515 with further application of statics, introduction to dynamics of solids, study of various types of motion, Newton's second law, work and energy, impulse and momentum. Two hours lecture, three hours lab per week. Prereq.: MET 1515, MATH 1513. 3 s.h. 2630. Manufacturing Techniques. The study of materials and processes used in manufacturing, including casting, heat treatment, hot and cold working, plastics processing and machining. Concurrent with MET 2630L 2 s.h. 2630L. Manufacturing Techniques Laboratory. Practice and procedures of machine tool operation including lathes, drill presses, shapers, and milling machines. Two hours lab per week. Concurrent with MET 2630. 1 s.h. top Upper-Division Courses 3700. Physical Measurements. Use and selection of instruments for measuring pressure, temperature, strain, force and flow, including the interpretation of data and the principles of Statistical Quality Control. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: EET 3725. 3 s.h. 3705. Thermodynamics. Properties of ideal and real gases, first and second laws of thermodynamics, application to thermodynamic cycles involving power plants and cyclic machinery. Two hours lecture and three hours lab per week. Prereq.: MATH 1570, MET 1515 and MET 2616 or PHYS 1501. 3 s.h. 3706. Machine Design I. Principles of stresses and deflections, combined stresses, fatigue, and theories of failure. Application of these principles to design of machine components. Two hours lecture, three hours lab per week. Prereq.: DDT 1505 or equivalent, STECH 1505, MET 1515, CCET 2604. 3 s.h. 3707. Machine Design 2. Continuation of MET 3706, progressing to the design of machine elements such as gears, belts, clutches, chains, bearings, welded and bolted joints. Two hours lecture, three hours lab per week. Prereq.: DDT 1505 or equivalent and MET 3706. 3 s.h. 3710. Tool Design. Design and selection of cut- ting tools, fixtures, bending and forming dies, inspection and gauging instruments, and material feed mechanisms. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: MET 2630, DDT 1505. 3 s.h. 3711. Heat and Power Cycles. A continuation of MET 2605 (3705), including the study of heat transfer, the Rankine cycle, the Otto cycle, the Diesel cycle, and the performance of pumps and heat exchangers. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: MET 2605 (3705) and 2615 (3714) . 3 s.h. 3714. Fluid Mechanics. Principles of fluid statics and fluid dynamics and their application to incompressible flow in pipes and channels; Bernoulli's equation, laminar and turbulent flow; energy and momentum in fluid flow. Prereq: STECH 1505, MET 1515. Prereq. or concurrent: MET 2616. 2 s.h. 3714L. Fluid Mechanics Laboratory. Tests and applications of concepts covered in MET 3714. Three hours lab per week. Concurrent with MET 3714. 1 s.h. 3715. Fluid Power Systems. Principles of hydraulic and pneumatic systems, including device selection and application. Typical industrial systems are constructed and tested. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: MET 2615 (3714). 3 s.h. 3720. Mechanisms. Graphical and analytical solution of problems involving displacement, velocity, and acceleration in machine mechanisms. Design of linkages to provide required motions of machine members. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: MET 2616, MATH 1570. 3 s.h. 4810. Manufacturing Systems Analysis. Study of manufacturing systems including manufacturing process design, analysis, selection and sequencing; value analysis, machine tool cost and functions. Computer simulation of production systems. Prereq.: MET 2630 and 3700. 3 s.h. 4812. Numerical Control. A study of the programming of numerically-controlled machine tools. Students program NC machines using manual and computer-assisted techniques. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: DDT 1505, MET 2630 or consent of instructor. 3 s.h. 4820. Machine Systems. Analysis and design of complex machine systems incorporating hydraulic and pneumatic subsystems and electrical controls, including PLCs. Comprehensive design projects. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: MET 2607 (3707), 3715, and EET 3725. 3 s.h. 4850. Air Conditioning Principles and Practice. The practical techniques used in the design of heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, including load calculations, unit selection, and duct system layout. The laboratory work includes the use of design charts and manufacturer's catalogs in a project. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: MET 3711. 3 s.h. 4860. Robotics Technology. An application-oriented course on the technology and use of industrial robots, including classification, tooling, sensors, workcell design, safety, and programming. Prereq.: MET 3720 and 4820. Concurrent with MET 4860L. 2 s.h. 4860L. Robotics Technology Laboratory. Practice in the programming and application of industrial robots and associated equipment. Construction of simulated robotic workcells using actual industrial robots, programmable controllers, sensors, and grippers. Two hours lab per week. Concurrent with MET 4860. 1 s.h. 4870. Applied Finite Element Method. Principles of the finite element method and its application to the analysis of stress, strain, and heat transfer. Computer-aided solutions to two- and three-dimensional problems in structural analysis, mechanical design and heat transfer. Two hours lecture, two hours lab per week. Prereq.: DDT 1505, MET 2607 (3707) or CCET 2610 (3709) or permission of instructor. 3 s.h. 4890. Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering Technology. New developments in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Subject matter, special prerequisites, and credit hours to be announced in advance of each offering. May be repeated with different subject matter to a maximum of 8 s.h. Prereq.: Senior standing in MET or consent of the instructor. 1-4 s.h. 4895. Independent Engineering Technology Project. Individual study under direction of a faculty member. Written and oral report required. May be repeated for a maximum of 4 s.h. Prereq.: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and prior approval of the project by the IETP committee of engineering technology faculty. 1-4 s.h.