ECEN-4001 (1-4) Special Topics

Credit and subject matter to be arranged. Numbered ECEN 4001-4049. Prerequisites vary.

AREN-4010 (3) HVAC System Modeling and Control

Engineering course devoted to building automation and control systems. Topics include HVAC control technology and strategies, measurement and device technologies, analysis and modeling of dynamic systems, simulation of conventional and advanced control approaches, assessment of control loop performance, and hands-on direct digital control (DDC) programming exercises as used in current building control practice. Prereq., AREN 4110. Same as CVEN 5010.

ASEN-4010 (3) Introduction to Space Dynamics

Includes central force fields, satellite orbits, rocket dynamics, orbital transfer, interplanetary mission analysis, and perturbation due to atmospheric drag and Earth oblateness. Prereq., ASEN 3200 or equivalent, or instructor consent required. Prerequisites: Requires pre-requisite course of ASEN 3200. Restricted to Aerospace Engineering majors only.

CHEN-4010 (2) Chemical Engineering Senior Thesis 1

Provides an opportunity for advanced students to conduct exploratory research in chemical engineering.

ASEN-4012 (3) Aerospace Materials

Studies aerospace grade aluminum, magnesium, nickel, and titanium alloys. Covers heat treatment, defect structures, failure mechanisms, corrosion and its prevention, the effect of space radiation on materials, and high and low temperature effects. Introduces composite materials with a lab design and experiment. Emphasizes the selection of materials in design with procedures for choosing materials rationally. Case studies include aerogels, carbides, composites, powder metallurgy, nanomaterials, and advanced materials manufacturing technologies. Prereq., ASEN 2001 or instructor consent. Prerequisites: Requires pre-requisite course of ASEN 2001.

ASEN-4013 (3) Foundations of Propulsion

Describes aerothermodynamics and design of both rocket and air-breathing engines. Includes ramjets, turbojets, turbofans, and turboprop engines, as well as liquid, solid, and hybrid rockets. Prereqs., ASEN 3113 and APPM 2360 (min. grade C). Prerequisites: Restricted to College of Engineering majors only.

ASEN-4018 (4) Senior Projects 1: Design Synthesis

Focuses on the synthesis of technical knowledge, project management, design process, leadership, and communications within a team environment. Students progress through the design process beginning with requirements development, then preliminary design and culminating with critical design. Prereqs., ASEN 3111, 3112, 3113, 3128, 3200 and 3300 (min. grade C). Offered fall only. Prerequisites: Requires pre-requisite courses of ASEN, 3111, 3112, 3113, 3128, 3200, and 3300 (Minimum Grade C). Restricted to students with 87-180 credits (Senior, Fifth Year Senior) Aerospace Engineering (ASEN) majors only.

CHEN-4020 (2) Chemical Engineering Senior Thesis 2

Continuation of CHEN 4010. CHEN 4010 and 4020 can substitute for CHEN 4130.

ECEN-4021 (1-4) Special Topics

Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 87-180 credits (Senior, Fifth Year Senior) College of Engineering majors only.

MCEN-4026 (3) Manufacturing Processes and Systems

Engineering-science design course that examines manufacturing processes for metals, polymers, and composites as well as manufacturing systems that integrate these processes. Lecture topics include: forming, machining, joining, assembling, process integration, computer-aided manufacturing, and manufacturing system engineering. Prereq., MCEN 2024. Prerequisites: Requires prerequisite course of MCEN 2024. Restricted to students with 87-180 credits (Senior, Fifth Year Senior) Mechanical Engineering (MCEN) majors or Mechanical Engineering Concurrent Degree majors only.

ASEN-4028 (4) Senior Projects 2: Design Practicum

Focuses on the fabrication, integration, verification and validation of designs produced in ASEN 4018. Students work within the same teams from ASEN 4018. Prereq., ASEN 4018 (min. grade C) and instructor consent required. Restricted to ASEN majors. Offered spring only. Prerequisites: Requires pre-requisite course of ASEN 4018. Restricted to Aerospace Engineering majors only.

EMEN-4030 (3) Project Management Systems

Acquaints the student with multidisciplinary aspects of project management, including the relationship between schedule, project cost, and performance. Uses qualitative and quantitative tools to facilitate project management skills. Restricted to junior or senior in the College of Engineering and Applied Science with EMP approval. Prerequisites: Restricted to students with 57-180 credits (Junior or Senior) College of Engineering students only.