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1 | Mechanical Engineering Courses by Research Area | |||||||||||||||||||||||||

2 | This is an unofficial spreadsheet. Information on this table is subject to change at any time without notice. See the University of Michigan ME Academic Handbooks for the most up-to-date course information. If you have any questions or would like to suggest edits to this spreadsheet, please send an email to me-aso@umich.edu. | |||||||||||||||||||||||||

3 | Course Number | Course Title | Credits | Prerequisite | Biomechanics and Biosystems Engineering | Controls | Design | Dynamics and Vibrations | Energy | Fluids | Manufacturing | Mechanics and Materials | Mechatronics and Robotics | Micro/Nano Engineering | Automotive and Future Transportation | Multi-Scale Computation | Thermal Sciences | |||||||||

4 | 211 | Intro to Solid Mechanics | 4 | Physics 140 & 141, and (Math 116 or Math 121 or 156) | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

5 | 235 | Thermodynamics I | 3 | Chem 130 & 125 or Chem 210 & 211, and (Math 116 or Math 121 or Math 156) | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

6 | 240 | Intro to Dynamics and Vibrations | 4 | Physics 140 &141, and preceded or accompanied by (Math 216 or Math 156.) | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

7 | 250 | Design and Manufacturing I | 4 | Math 116 or Math 121 or Math 156 and (ENGR 101 or EECS 183 ) and ENGR 151 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

8 | 290 | RISE 2 - Research, Innovation, Service and Entrepreneurship | 1-3 | permission of instructor | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

9 | 305 | Intro to Finite Elements in Mechanical Engineering | 3 | MECHENG 311 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

10 | 311 | Strength of Materials | 3 | MECHENG 211, Math 216 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

11 | 320 | Fluid Mechanics I | 3 | (Math 215 or Math 255), MECHENG 235, and MECHENG 240 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

12 | 335 | Heat Transfer | 3 | MECHENG 320 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

13 | 336 | Thermodynamics II | 3 | MECHENG 235 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

14 | 350 | Design and Manufacturing II | 4 | MECHENG 211, MECHENG 240, MECHENG 250 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

15 | 360 | Modeling, Analysis and Control of Dynamic Systems | 4 | MECHENG 240 and P/A EECS 314 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

16 | 382 | Mechanical Behavior of Materials | 4 | MECHENG 211 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

17 | 390 | RISE 3 - Research, Innovation, Service, Entrepreneurship | 2-3 | Permission of instructor | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

18 | 395 | Laboratory I | 4 | PHYS 240, and PHYS 241, and MECHENG 211, and MECHENG 235, and MECHENG 240; preceded or accompanied by MECHENG 320, and MECHENG 382 | ||||||||||||||||||||||

19 | 400 | Mechanical Engineering Analysis | 3 | MECHENG 211, MECHENG 240, Math 216 | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

20 | 401 | (MFG 402) Statistical Quality Control and Design | 3 | senior or graduate standing | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

21 | 406 | Biomechanics for Engineeing Students | 3 | MECHENG 320 and MECHENG 382 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

22 | 412 | Advanced Strength of Materials | 3 | MECHENG 311 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

23 | 420 | Fluid Mechanics II | 3 | MECHENG 320 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

24 | 424 | (BME 424) Engineering Acoustics | 3 | Math 216 or Physics 240 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

25 | 432 | Combustion | 3 | MECHENG 336, preceded or accompanied by MECHENG 320 | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

26 | 433 | (AUTO 533) Advanced Energy Solutions | 3 | MECHENG 235 | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

27 | 438 | Internal Combustion Engines | 4 | MECHENG 235, MECHENG 336 or permission of instructor | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

28 | 440 | Intermediate Dynamics and Vibrations | 4 | MECHENG 240 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

29 | 450 | Design and Manufacturing III | 4 | MECHENG 350, MECHENG 360, and either MECHENG 395 or AEROSP 305. May not be taken concurrently with MECHENG 455 or MECHENG 495. Not open to graduate students | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

30 | 451 | (MFG 453) Properties of Advanced Materials for Design Engineers | 3 | MECHENG 382 | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

31 | 452 | (MFG 452) Design for Manufacturability | 3 | MECHENG 350 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

32 | 455 | Analytical Product Design | 3-4 | MECHENG 350, MECHENG 360, MECHENG 395 for MECHENG majors. PI for all others | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

33 | 456 | (BIOMEDE 456) Tissue Mechanics | 3 | MECHENG 211, MECHENG 240 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

34 | 458 | Automotive Engineering | 3 | MECHENG 350 | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

35 | 461 | Automatic Control | 3 | MECHENG 360 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

36 | 476 | (BIOMEDE 476) Biofluid Mechanics | 4 | MECHENG 320 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

37 | 481 | Manufacturing Process | 3 | MECHENG 382 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

38 | 482 | (MFG 492) Machining Processes | 3 | MECHENG 382 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

39 | 483 | Manufacturing Design System | 3 | MECHENG 250 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

40 | 487 | (MFG 488) Welding | 3 | MECHENG 382 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

41 | 489 | Sustainable Engineering and Design | 3 | MECHENG 235. Credit for only one: CEE 265 or MECHENG 489 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

42 | 490 | RISE 4 - Research, Innovation, Service, Entrepreneurship | 3 | permission of instructor | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

43 | 491 | Independent Study | 1-3 | MECHENG 490, permission of instructor; mandatory pass/fail | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

44 | 495 | Laboratory II | 4 | MECHENG 360, MECHENG 395, preceded or accompanied by MECHENG 335 and MECHENG 350. May not elect MECHENG 450 concurrently. Not open to graduate students | ||||||||||||||||||||||

45 | 499 | Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering | permission of instructor | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||

46 | 501 | Mathematical Methods in Mechanical Engineering | 3 | advised Math 216; Math 217 or equivalent recommended | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

47 | 502 | Methods of Differential equations in Mechanics | 3 | Math 454 | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

48 | 505 | Finite Element Methods in Mechanical Engineering | 3 | MECHENG 501 (MECHENG 311 or MECHENG 320) | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

49 | 507 | Atomistic Computer Modeling of Materials | 3 | Introductory quantum mechanics recommended, but not required | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

50 | 511 | Theory of Solid Continua | 3 | MECHENG 211, Math 450 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

51 | 512 | (CEE 509) Theory of Elasticity | 3 | MECHENG 311 or MECHENG 412, or MECHENG 511 or equivalent | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

52 | 513 | (Auto 513, MFG 513) Automotive Body Structures | 3 | MECHENG 311 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

53 | 515 | Contact Mechanics | 3 | MECHENG 311 or MECHENG 350 | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

54 | 516 | (MATSCIE 516) Mechanics of Thin Films and Layered Materials | 3 | MECHENG 311 or graduate standing | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

55 | 517 | (MacroSE 517) Mechanics of Polymers I | 3 | MECHENG 511 or permission of instructor | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

56 | 519 | Theory of Plasticity I | 3 | MECHENG 511 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

57 | 520 | Advanced Fluid Mechanics I | 3 | MECHENG 320 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

58 | 521 | Advanced Fluid Mechanics II | 3 | MECHENG 520 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

59 | 523 | (AEROSP 523) Computational Fluid Dynamics I | 3 | AEROSP 325 or preceded or accompanied by MECHENG 520 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

60 | 524 | Advanced Engineering Acoustics | 3 | MECHENG 424, (BIOMEDE 424) | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

61 | 527 | Multiphase Flow | 3 | MECHENG 520 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

62 | 530 | Advanced Heat Transfer | 3 | MECHENG 320 or equivalent background in fluid mechanics and heat transfer | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

63 | 533 | Radiative Heat Transfer | 3 | MECHENG 335 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

64 | 535 | Thermodynamics III | 3 | MECHENG 336 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

65 | 537 | Advanced Combustion | 3 | MECHENG 432 or equivalent | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

66 | 538 | Advanced Internal Combustion Engines | 3 | MECHENG 438 | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

67 | 539 | (APPLIED PHYSICS 639) Heat Transfer Physics | 3 | MECHENG 235, MECHENG 335 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

68 | 540 | (AEROSP 540) Intermediate Dynamics | 3 | MECHENG 240 | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

69 | 541 | Mechanical Vibrations | 3 | MECHENG 440 | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

70 | 542 | Vehicle Dynamics | 3 | MECHENG 440 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

71 | 543 | Analytical and Computational Dynamics I | 3 | MECHENG 440 | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

72 | 548 | Applied Nonlinear Dynamics | 3 | MECHENG 360 or graduate standing | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

73 | 552 | (MFG 552) Mechatronic Systems Design | 4 | MECHENG 350, MECHENG 360, EECS 314 or equivalent | x | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

74 | 553 | (MFG 553) Microelectromechanical Systems | 3 | senior or graduate standing | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

75 | 555 | (MFG 555) Design Optimization | 3 | Math 451 and Math 217 or equivalent | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

76 | 558 | (MFG 558) Discrete Design Optimization | 3 | senior or graduate standing | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

77 | 559 | (MFG 559) Smart Materials and Structures | 3 | EECS 314 or equivalent | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

78 | 560 | (MFG 562) Modeling Dynamic Systems | 3 | MECHENG 360 | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

79 | 561 | (EECS 561) Design of Digital Control Systems | 3 | EECS 460 or MECHENG 461 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

80 | 563 | (MFG 561) Time Series Modeling, Analysis, Forcasting | 3 | Advised Prerequisite: IOE 366 or MECHENG 401 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

81 | 564 | (AEROSP 550) (CEE 571) (EECS 560) Linear Systems Theory | 4 | graduate standing | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

82 | 565 | Battery Systems and Control | 3 | Advised Prerequisite: MECHENG 360 or equivalent. Advised Co-requisite: MECHENG 461 or equivalent. | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

83 | 566 | (AUTO 566) Modeling, Analysis, and Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles | 3 | MECHENG 438 and MECHENG 461 or equivalent is recommended | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

84 | 567 | (EECS 567) (MFG 567) Robot Kinematics and Dynamics | 3 | graduate standing or permission of instructor | X | X | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||

85 | 568 | Vehicle Control Systems | 3 | MECHENG 461 or equivalent | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

86 | 569 | Control of Advanced Powertrain Systems | 3 | MECHENG 360; preceded or accompanied by MECHENG 461 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

87 | 571 | (ESENG 505) Energy Generation and Storage Using Modern Materials | 3 | MECHENG 382 and MECHENG 335 or equivalent | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

88 | 572 | (MFG 580) Rheology and Fracture | 3 | MECHENG 382 | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

89 | 574 | Nano/Micro Structure Evolution | 3 | graduate standing and seniors by PI | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

90 | 576 | (MFG 556) Fatigue in Mechanical Design | 3 | 382 or equivalent | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

91 | 577 | (MFG 557) Use of Materials and their Selection in Design | 3 | MECHENG 382 and senior, or graduate standing | X | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

92 | 582 | (MFG 582) (MATSCIE 523) Metal-Forming Plasticity | 3 | MECHENG 211 | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

93 | 584 | (MFG 584) Advanced Mechatronics for Manufacturing | 3 | ME 461 or equivalent | x | X | X | |||||||||||||||||||

94 | 586 | (MFG 591) Laser Materials Processing | 3 | senior or graduate standing | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

95 | 587 | (MFG 587) Global Manufacturing | 3 | one 400-level MFG or DES or BUS class | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

96 | 588 | (IOE 588) (MFG 588) Assembly Modeling for Design and Manufacturing | 3 | MECHENG 481 and MECHENG 401 or equivalent | X | X | ||||||||||||||||||||

97 | 589 | Sustainable Design of Technology Systems | 3 | senior or graduate standing | X | |||||||||||||||||||||

98 | 590 | Study or Research in Selected Mechanical Engineering Topics | 3/6 | graduate standing; permission of the instructor who will guide the work; mandatory satisfactory/unsatisfactory | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

99 | 599 | Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering | 1-6 | permission of instructor | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | X | |||||||||

100 | 605 | Advanced Finite Element Methods in Mechanics | 3 | MECHENG 505 or CEE 510, (NAVARCH 512) | X | X |