Graduate Catalog 2010-12
Note: Additional work
will be required for graduate credit in 400-level courses.
ETM 454 Applied Heat Transfer 3
Prereq.: ET 354 and ETM 358 or
permission of instructor. The principles of conduction, convection, and thermal
radiation energy transfer. Conduction through walls, pipes. Forced and free convection,
heat exchanges, thermal radiation of energy between surfaces, and the overall
transfer of heat. Irregular.
ETM 461 Composites and Plastics Manufacturing
Prereq.: ETM 256 or ETM 356, CHEM 111 or
CHEM 161 and CHEM 162 or CHEM 121. Analytical
study of thermoplastic, thermoset, and polymer matrix composite materials, and
the manufacturing processes utilized in the plastics and composites molding and
fabrication industry. Lecture/laboratory. Spring.
ETM 462 Manufacturing Process Planning and
Prereq.: MFG 121 and MFG 216 and ETM 340
or permission of instructor. Design and planning of production processes and
operation sequence for discrete parts. Group Technology and Cellular
Manufacturing. Tolerance analysis of parts and processes. Development of
process plans, routings, operation sheets, and cost estimates for manufacturing
ETM 464 CAD Solid Modeling and Design 3
Prereq.: ETM 260 and ETM 340; or
permission of instructor. Computer-aided design and analysis of solid, surface,
and sheet metal models emphasizing product design. Uses computer software for
design, detailing, mass property analysis, dimensional standards, and family
tables. Two hours of lecture and one two-hour laboratory per week. Spring.
ETM 466 Design for Manufacture 3
Prereq.: ETM 260 and ETM 340 or
permission of instructor. Design principles and contemporary industrial
practices for product realization. DFX and evaluation of designs. Integration
of product functions with design and manufacturing process. Mistake proofing,
design for manual, automated, and robotic assembly. Product liability
ETM 467 CAE Applied Finite Element Analysis 3
Prereq.: ENGR 257 or ET 357 or permission of instructor. Application of the
finite element method to structural engineering problems. Study of plane
stress, plane strain, shell and continuum finite elements, mesh generation,
proper element density and element interfacing, and composite modeling
ETM 510 Engineering Optimization 3
Prereq.: Admission to MSET program or
permission of instructor. Application of optimization techniques to engineering
design or process problems. Principles of design/process variables,
constraints, and objective functions. Techniques for solving constrained and
unconstrained optimization problems, computer implementation of optimization
ETM 517 Automated Assembly and Manufacturing
Cell Design 3
Prereq.: Admission to MSET or MSTM, or
permission of Engineering department chair. Manufacturing center level programming and
programming execution of different automated work cells. CNC mill programming,
inventory control and automated assembly at the center level. Design of several
work cells to work concurrently on product manufacturing. Fall. (E)
ETM 523 Contemporary Engineering Materials 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET or MSTM,
or permission of Engineering department chair. Analysis of contemporary materials for
the applications, advantages or disadvantages, properties and specifications
for product design and manufacturing techniques. Two lectures and one two-hour
laboratory per week. Spring. (E)
ETM 534 Concepts of Group Technology 3
Prereq.: Permission of instructor.
Principles and applications of group technology for the engineering and
manufacturing environment. Analysis of part and coding system design for
applications in CAD/CAM/CIM and process planning systems. Spring.
ETM 540 Advanced Geometric Dimensioning &
Prereq.: STAT 104, ET 340; department
chair. Advanced concepts and applications of ANSI and ISO GD&T standards.
Analysis and calculations of tolerance distribution, fits, part
interchangeability, combined tolerances, gage tolerances, measurement
uncertainty budget, geometrical deviations measurements, statistical
tolerancing, and the six-sigma design concept. Irregular.
ETM 542 Production Cost Estimates 3
Prereq.: ET 360 and 497, or permission
of instructor. Principles and methods for evaluating costs and times crucial to
engineering designs, tooling and production, with application of these
principles to case studies and basic engineering design problems. Spring.
ETM 560 Computer Aided Manufacturing 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET or MSTM
graduate program. Applied parametric solid modeling for manufacturing. Topics
include cutter location source data generation, tool path simulation, machine
data file generation, post processing and CNC program verification. Spring. (O)
ETM 563 Plastics Mold Engineering and Design 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET or MSTM
graduate program. Plastics mold engineering principles for the manufacture of
products from polymeric materials. Mold design concepts and analysis are based
on fluidic, heat transfer, rheology, strength of materials, and physical properties
of selected materials. Irregular.
ETM 569 Composite Design and Analysis 3
Prereq.: Admission to the MSET graduate
program or permission of instructor. Study of the design and analysis of
composite structures using classical composite theory coupled with
computational analysis software. New methods of structural redesign using composite
ETM 572 Optimizing Engineering Productivity 3
Objective analytical techniques, modified with concepts of participative
decision-making by the work force, to illustrate the development of modern
manufacturing processes in an engineering/technological workplace. Spring.
ETM 575 Facilities Engineering 3
Engineering planning of production facilities that will result in efficient
integration of the workforce, material flow, and compatible site location with
access to adequate transportation alternatives. Fall.