Any TCCN equivalents are indicated in square brackets [ ].
MECT 1330: Engineering Graphics
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisite: computer knowledge or consent of instructor. Geometric construction, multiview, auxiliary views, section views, dimensioning. ANSI Y14 standards. Introduction to Computer Aided Engineering.
MECT 3118: Fluid Mechanics Application Laboratory
Cr. 1. (0-3). Prerequisite: credit for or concurrent enrollment in MECT 3318. Laboratory experiments using standard measuring devices for performing hydraulic and pneumatic tests, noncompressible fluid piping systems, turbines, and pump stations.
MECT 3155: Strength of Materials Laboratory
Cr. 1. (0-3). Prerequisite: credit for or concurrent enrollment in MECT 3355. Experimentation to determine the mechanical properties of materials including tensile strength, hardness, creep, and toughness.
MECT 3318: Fluid Mechanics Applications
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MECT 2354 and MATH 1432. Fluid properties, static fluid forces, buoyancy and pressure measurement. Fluid dynamics, including conservation laws, fluid pumps, motors and flow measurement devices.
MECT 3331: Applied Thermodynamics (formerly MECT 2331)
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MATH 1431 and PHYS 1302 or equivalents. Heat and energy conversions and properties of gases and liquids. First and Second Laws of thermodynamics and applications. Thermodynamic power cycles and applications.
MECT 3341: Computer-Aided Drafting I
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MATH 1330 and COSC 1304 or equivalents. Computer-aided drafting and design (CAD) systems and computer graphics hardware and software. Selection and evaluation of CAD systems.
MECT 3342: Computer-Aided Drafting II
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MECT 1330, 3318, 3331, and COSC 1304 or equivalents. Graphics applications of computer aided drafting and design (CAD) software. Systems development. Use of graphical and nongraphical databases in product data communications. Programming of CAD application.
MECT 3355: Strength of Materials
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: MECT 2354. Stresses, strains, torsion, shear and moment in beams. Bending and combined stresses. Analysis of columns.
MECT 3358: Dynamics of Mechanisms
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MECT 2354 and MATH 1432. The motion of rigid bodies, including forces, mass acceleration, work, and energy. Graphical analysis of devices, including four-bar linkages, sliders, and gear trains.
MECT 3360: Automated Manufacturing Systems
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisite: MECT 1364. Automated manufacturing process planning and analysis, including CNC programming, robotics, and elements of computer-aided manufacturing.
MECT 3362: Industrial Work Measurement
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MECT 1364 and MATH 1330. Workplace design and analysis, methods of work measurement, operating procedures, time standards, productivity measurement and improvement. Man-machine interaction and cost analysis.
MECT 3365: Computer-Aided Design I
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MECT 3355, 1330, and 1364 or equivalents. Use of computer-aided design software in the design and engineering of machinery, machine components, and mechanical systems.
MECT 3367: Quality Control Technology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MECT 1364 and MATH 1330 or equivalents. Statistical analysis of data to establish quality control systems for manufacturing facilities.
MECT 4172: Materials Technology Laboratory
Cr. 1. (0-3). Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in MECT 4372. Experiments of materials behavior including hardenability, effect of heat treatment on strength, microstructure and ductility.
MECT 4175: Design of Mechanisms Laboratory
Cr. 1. (0-3). Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in MECT 4375. Projects for design of mechanisms in manufacturing.
MECT 4275: Senior Design Project I
Cr. 2. (1-3). Prerequisites: MECT 3358, 3318, and credit for or concurrent enrollment in MECT 3365. Design, modeling, testing and validation processes. Complete design process from research through conceptualization to generation of final design and documents.
MECT 4276: Senior Design Project II
Cr. 2. (1-3). Prerequisite: MECT 4275. Formulation, construction and/or fabrication work. Refining, experimenting, and testing of models considering alternatives. Analyzing results, preparing and submitting design documents including a project report.
MECT 4323: Applications in Stress Analysis
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MECT 3355 and MATH 1432 or equivalents. Combined stress systems, nonsymmetrical loadings, structural joints and pressure vessels, beams and columns of composite materials, fatigue and impact applications.
MECT 4326: Fundamentals of Offshore Systems
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MECT 3358 and credit for or concurrent enrollment in 3365. Structural aspects of offshore systems and their dynamic properties. Basic theory in design and applications of theory to practical examples.
MECT 4328: Fundamentals of Pipeline Design
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MECT 3365 and credit for or concurrent enrollment in 4372. Pipeline mechanical design using the limit-state based strength method; flow assurance and material selection; pipeline stability, corrosion, and construction; inspection, monitoring, and maintenance of pipelines.
MECT 4330: Valve Design
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: credit for or concurrent enrollment in MECT 3365. Valve design analysis and development, featuring a complete design package for a valve per ASME 16.34, API Spec 6A, or 6D code.
MECT 4332: Fundamentals of Drilling Technology
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MECT 2354 and MATH 1432. Drilling rig components design and operation, circulating systems, well control and monitoring systems. Drill bit hydraulics, drilling mud composition, properties and functions. Experimental methods and software data analysis.
MECT 4337: Downhole Drilling Tools and Technology
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: MECT 3355 and MATH 1432. Selection of drilling tools and technology for drilling. Design and execution of complex well plans.
MECT 4342: Computer-Aided Drafting Applications
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: MECT 3342. Applications of Computer Aided Drafting and Design (CAD) software to integrate the design of system components and assemblies.
MECT 4350: Principles of Mechatronics
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisites: ELET 2307, MECT 3358 or equivalents. Kinematics of mechanisms and machines. Electrical drives and characteristics. Automatic controls and interfacing. Microprocessor assimilation into electro-mechanical systems.
MECT 4365: Computer-Aided Design II
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisite: MECT 3365 or equivalent. Advanced computer-aided design software to integrate the design of system components and assemblies.
MECT 4372: Materials Technology
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: MECT 3355 and concurrent enrollment in MECT 4172. Structure and property relationships of materials including metals, ceramics, and polymers. Behavior of materials with emphasis on manufacturing processes and applications.
MECT 4375: Design of Mechanisms
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: MECT 3355. Design procedures, applications to machine elements and assemblies.
MECT 4384: Manufacturing Systems Control
Cr. 3. (2-3). Prerequisite: MECT 3360 or equivalent. Manufacturing systems including layout, maintenance, material handling, and controls. Lean manufacturing, cost analysis, and manufacturing economics.
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