Mechanical Engineering Tech (MET)

MET 590 INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3, 3/0

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MET 605 EARLY ENGINEERING INTERNSHIP

3, 1/0

Prerequisite: Instructor permission or MET graduate standing. Mechanical engineering internship; ethical manufacturing and design considerations; development of oral and written communication skills; technical/nontechnical presentation development; multidisciplinary team environment; techniques for developing and analyzing physical and mathematical models of mechanical and electromechanical systems.

MET 611 ADVANCED ENGINEERING MODELING

3, 2/2

Prerequisite: ENT 314 or instructor permission. Three-dimensional (3-D) parts and assembly creation; mathematical modeling of mechanical and electromechanical systems; parametric modeling; 3-D solid modeling; simulation of prototype behavior; introduction to finite element concepts.

MET 615 SUSTAINABILITY IN DESIGN

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor and MET Graduate Standing. Sustainable manufacturing and its relationship to larger issues of global warming, energy independence, and social impact; Sustainable manufacturing practices in for-profit enterprises; Continuous improvement using sustainability thinking; Techniques for effective communication about sustainability to internal and external audiences.

MET 620 MANAGING ENGINEERING PROJECTS

3, 3/0

Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor or MET Graduate Standing. Cost and time estimating and controlling techniques for projects. Evaluation of labor, material, equipment, and subcontract resources, scheduling techniques, earned value concepts. Measuring project percent complete. Contractual risk allocation. Project investment analysis techniques.

MET 675 ADVANCED ENGINEERING SYSTEM DESIGN

3, 2/2

Prerequisite: MET 605. Application of design concepts in mechanical engineering; conceptual and detailed design process stages; problem definition; design specifications; categorization of designs; modeling and analysis methods; design optimization; economics; reliability; sustainability; intellectual property; manufacturing considerations in design.

MET 685 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE INTERNSHIP

3, 1/0

Prerequisite: MET 675. Design problem identification and solution development; critical /creative problem solving methods; written/oral presentation and interpersonal communications development; ethical considerations for product design and manufacturing processes; project management strategies.

MET 690 MASTER'S PROJECT

6, 6/0

MET 695 MASTER'S THESIS

6, 0/0

MET 721 THESIS/PROJECT CONTINUATION

0, 0/0