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  • Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
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    The prerequisites for all courses offered by the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering may require classification as a student in good standing in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering and/or another engineering program for which the particular course is required.

    EAS 2011 Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
    Credits: 3; Prereq: PHY 2048 or PHY 2060, with minimum grade of C.
    Overview of aerospace engineering. Standard atmosphere, basic aerodynamics, airplane performance, stability and control, propulsion, and space flight.
    EAS 3020C Introduction to Flight
    Credits: 3; Prereq: PHY 2048 or PHY 2053, MAC 2311, or instructor permission.
    Introduction to the science and engineering of aircraft. Overview of applied aerodynamics, performance, stability, propulsion and structures. Includes lab sessions flying and making measurements in a general aviation aircraft.
    EAS 4101 Aerodynamics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 3020C or EGN 3353C and COP 2271, EML 3100, MAC 2313 and MAP 2302 with minimum grades of C.
    Incompressible aerodynamics, integral and differential governing equations, potential flow, boundary layers, airfoils, wings, numerical techniques.
    EAS 4132 Compressible Flow
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4101 and EGN 3353C.
    One-dimensional and quasi one-dimensional compressible fluid flows. Includes mach waves, normal shocks, oblique shocks, Prandtl-Meyer expansions, isentropic flow with area change, Fanno flow and Rayleigh flow.
    EAS 4200C Aerospace Structures
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3520.
    Review of plane states of stress and strain. Includes analysis of thin-walled beams with open and closed section, unsymmetrical bending of wing sections, torsion of skin-stringer and multi-cell sections, flexural shear in open and closed sections, Shear Center and failure criteria. Also includes introduction to composite materials and demonstration of behavior of some simple structural elements.
    EAS 4240 Aerospace Structural Composites 1
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3520.
    Various types and applications of structural composites used in flight structures. Also includes an introduction to analysis of structural composites.
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    EAS 4300 Aerospace Propulsion
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4101.
    Basics of air-breathing and rocket engines used in flight systems.
    EAS 4400 Stability and Control of Aircraft
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4101 and EML 4312.
    Static stability and control, equations of motion, stability derivatives, stability of longitudinal and lateral motion of aircraft.
    EAS 4412 Dynamics and Control of Space Vehicles
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 4313 or MAP 4305 or MAP 5304.
    Review of aerospace applications in current guidance and control systems. Includes synthesis of open and closed loop guidance and control systems using classical and modern control theory.
    EAS 4510 Astrodynamics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3401 with minimum grade of C and EGM 4313 or MAP 4305 or MAP 5304.
    Introduction to the solar system. Includes study of two-body motion, Hohmann transfer, patched conics for interplanetary and lunar trajectories, and the restricted three-body problem. Also includes an introduction to powered flights and artificial satellite orbits.
    EAS 4530 Space Systems Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4510.
    A discussion of the component systems of a spacecraft and a typical mission's requirements. The operation and character of different spacecraft hardware is presented as well as typical mission timelines from early conception to final operations. Topics include the space environment, guidance/control/navigation systems, spacecraft sensors and actuators, propulsion systems, thermal systems, power systems, launch systems, communication systems, structural systems and mission operations. This course is useful to engineers, scientists, computer scientists and any profession that uses data.
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    EAS 4700 Aerospace Design 1
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4510 and EML 4312.
    Applications of the principles of analysis and design to aerospace vehicles. Emphasizes astronautics.
    EAS 4710 Aerospace Design 2
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4101 and EAS 4400.
    Applications of the principles of analysis and design to aerospace vehicles. Emphasizes aeronautics.
    EAS 4810C Aerospace Sciences Lab and Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4101 and EML 3301C.
    Experimental investigations of aerospace engineering systems. Wind tunnel testing. Design project with experimental validation.
    EAS 4905 Individual Study in Aerospace Engineering
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with a change in content up to 8 credits. Prereq: department chair recommendation.
    Selected problems or projects in the student's major field of engineering study.
    EAS 4912 Integrated Product and Process Design 1
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4101, EGM 3520 and EML 3301C.
    The first of a two-course sequence in which multidisciplinary teams of engineering and business students partner with industry sponsors to design and build authentic products and processes-on time and within budget. Working closely with industry liaison engineers and a faculty coach, students gain practical experience in teamwork and communication, problem solving and engineering design, and develop leadership, management and people skills.
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    EAS 4913 Integrated Product and Process Design 2
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EAS 4912.
    The second part of the integrated design sequence in which multidisciplinary teams of engineering and business students partner with industry sponsors to design and build authentic products and processes-on time and within budget.
    EAS 4939 Special Topics in Aerospace Engineering
    Credits: 1 to 4; can be repeated with change in content up to 12 credits. Prereq: instructor permission.
    Special topics in aerospace engineering.
    EAS 4949 Co-op Work Experience
    Credits: 1; Prereq: 2EG classification.
    Practical engineering work under industrial supervision, as set forth in the college regulations. (S-U)
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    EGM 2511 Engineering Mechanics: Statics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: PHY 2048; Coreq: MAC 2313.
    Reduction of force systems, equilibrium of particles and rigid bodies, vector methods and their application to structures and mechanisms.
    EGM 3344 Introduction to Numerical Methods of Engineering Analysis
    Credits: 3; Prereq: MAC 2313 and COP 2271. Coreq: MAP2302.
    Methods for numerical solution of mathematical problems with emphasis on engineering applications using MATLAB. Includes roots, optimization, linear algebraic equations, matrices, curve fitting, differentiation, integration and ordinary differential equations.
    EGM 3400 Elements of Dynamics
    Credits: 2; Prereq: EGM 2511 or EGM 2500, and MAC 2313.
    Dynamics of particles and rigid bodies for rectilinear translation, curvilinear motion, rotation and plane motion. Also includes principles of work and energy, and impulse and momentum.
    EGM 3401 Engineering Mechanics: Dynamics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 2511 or EGM 2500, and MAC 2313.
    Continues the dynamics sequence begun in EGM 3400 plus extended coverage of three-dimensional rigid-body dynamics and orbital motion.
    EGM 3520 Mechanics of Materials
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 2511 (not EGM 2500) and MAC 2313.
    Stress and strain at a point, stress-strain-temperature relations and mechanical properties of materials. Systems subject to axial load, torsion and bending. Design concepts, indeterminate structures and applications.
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    EGM 4313 Intermediate Engineering Analysis
    Credits: 3; Prereq: MAP 2302 and EGM 3344.
    Ordinary differential equations, systems of ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, Fourier series and complex analysis. Also includes equations of heat conduction, wave propagation and Laplace.
    EGM 4590 Biodynamics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3400 or EGM 3401, or instructor permission.
    Dynamic analysis of the human musculoskeletal system. Includes development of lumped mass, planar rigid body and 3-D rigid body models of human movement. Also includes calculation of internal forces in muscles and joints and analysis of muscle function using dynamics principles and musculoskeletal geometry.
    EGM 4592 Bio-Solid Mechanics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3520.
    Introduction to solid and fluid mechanics of biological systems. Includes rheological behavior of materials subjected to static and dynamic loading, the mechanics of cardiovascular, pulmonary and renal systems, and the mathematical models and analytical techniques used in biosciences.
    EGM 4853 Bio-Fluid Mechanics and Bio-Heat Transfer
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGN 3353C.
    A study of biothermal fluid sciences with an emphasis on the physiological processes occurring in human blood circulation and the underlying mechanisms from an engineering prospective.
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    EGN 3353C Fluid Mechanics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: MAC 2313, EGM 2511 and EML 3100, or EML 3007.
    Statics and dynamics of incompressible fluids. Application to viscous and inviscid flows. Dimensional analysis. Compressible flow.
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    EML 2023 Computer Aided Graphics and Design
    Credits: 3.
    Sketching, descriptive geometry, computer graphics, computer aided drafting and design projects.
    EML 2322L Design and Manufacturing Laboratory
    Credits: 2; Prereq: EML 2023, ENC 3246 and EG-ME or EG-ASE major.
    Study and application of design, problem formulation, conceptual design, prototype development. Study of common manufacturing processes.
    EML 2920 Department and Professional Orientation
    Credits: 1.
    Principles of mechanical and aerospace engineering practice, professional standards, engineering ethics.
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    EML 3005 Mechanical Engineering Design 1
    Credits: 3; Prereq: COP 2271, EML2322L and EGM 3520 with minimum grade of C.
    Design process, kinematics, gear trains and standard mechanical components.
    EML 3007 Elements of Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2045, MAC 2313 and PHY 2048.
    Applications of first and second laws of thermodynamics to closed and open systems. Steady one-dimensional conduction, lumped parameter analysis, convection, radiation. Intended for non-mechanical engineering students.
    EML 3100 Thermodynamics
    Credits: 3; Prereq: CHM 2045, MAC 2313 and PHY 2048.
    Application of the first and second laws of thermodynamics to closed and open systems and to cyclic heat engines. Includes the development of procedures for calculating the properties of multiphase and singlephase pure substances.
    EML 3301C Mechanics of Materials Laboratory
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3520, EGM 3344, and ENC 2210 or ENC 3254.
    Experimental characterization of the mechanical properties of engineering materials, precision instruments, computer-based data acquisition, statistical uncertainty analysis, preparation of engineering reports. (WR)
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    EML 4140 Heat Transfer
    Credits: 3; Prereq: MAP 2302 with minimum grade of C and EAS 4101 or EGN 3353C.
    Steady state and transient analysis of conduction and radiation heat transfer in stationary media. Also discusses heat transfer in fluid systems, including forced and free convection.
    EML 4147C Thermo-Heat Transfer Design and Laboratory
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EML 3100, EML 3301C and EML 4140.
    Thermodynamics and heat transfer integrated with design and laboratory, including heat exchange design, phase-change heat transfer, thermodynamics of mixtures, psychometry, mass transfer and sensible heat recovery.
    EML 4220 Vibrations
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3344, EGM 3401, EGM 3520 and MAP 2302 with minimum grades of C.
    Single and multiple degree of freedom systems, including application to mechanical systems with problems employing computer techniques.
    EML 4304C Thermo/Fluid Design and Laboratory
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGN 3353C, EML 3100 and EML 3301C.
    Design and laboratories for turbomachinery, compressible flow, chemical reactions and thermodynamic cycles.
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    EML 4312 Control of Mechanical Engineering Systems
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3401, EGM 3344 and MAP 2302 with minimum grades of C.
    Theory, analysis and design of control systems, including mechanical, electromechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and thermal components and systems.
    EML 4314C Dynamics and Controls System Design Laboratory
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EML 3301C and EML 4312.
    Experiments on dynamic systems in mechanical and aerospace engineering and design of relevant control systems.
    EML 4321 Manufacturing Engineering
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EMA 3010, EML 2322L and EGM 3520 with minimum grade of C.
    Traditional and nontraditional manufacturing processes and equipment. Application of engineering analysis tools to manufacturing.
    EML 4410 Combustion Engineering
    Credits: 3.
    Fundamentals of combustion processes and systems; including thermochemistry, rates and mechanisms, pollutant analysis, premixed and diffusion flames and applications to engines and turbomachinery.
    EML 4450 Energy Conversion
    Credits: 3.
    Thermomechanical and thermoelectric energy conversion, conventional and unconventional techniques and analysis of energy systems interactions.
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    EML 4500C Reengineering Historic Machinery
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EML 2322, EML 3005, and EML 3100 with minimum grade of C.
    Studies historic commercial machine or vehicle, including theory of operation, embedded engineering principles, and design. Reengineering and design of enhancements. Laboratory includes disassembly, observation of characteristics and conditions, implementation of enhancements, and rebuilding.
    EML 4501 Mechanical Engineering Design 2
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGN 3353C, EML 2322L, EML 3005 and EGM 3401 with minimum grade of C; Coreq: EML 4321 and EML 4507.
    Integrated design and presentation of a mechanical system.
    EML 4502 Mechanical Engineering Design 3
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EML 4501; Coreq: EML 4321.
    Design and realization of a mechanical engineering system, component, or process subject to appropriate standards and constraints. Team Project.
    EML 4507 Finite Element Analysis and Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGM 3344, EGM 3520 and MAP 2302 with minimum grades of C.
    Stress-strain analysis and design of machine elements and finite element analysis.
    EML 4600 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Fundamentals
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EML 3100.
    Fundamentals of refrigeration theory, vapor compression and absorption, refrigeration components and systems, psychrometric theory, analysis of cooling and dehumidifying coils.
    EML 4601 Heating and Air Conditioning System Design
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EML 3100.
    Heating and air conditioning systems: equipment selection, system arrangement, load calculations, advanced psychrometrics, duct and piping system design, air distribution system design and indoor air quality.
    EML 4737 Hydronics and Pneumatics for Building Systems
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGN 3353C.
    Applications, design, maintenance and operations of various pneumatic, hydronic and other process systems. Includes in-depth design concepts and techniques as well as preparation of specifications and cost estimates.
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    EML 4738 Hydraulic and Mechanical Power Transmission
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EML 3005C.
    Transmission of power in machines by hydraulic and mechanical means, including analytical design of components and their functions.
    EML 4905 Individual Study in Mechanical Engineering
    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 6 credits. Prereq: 2.3 UF GPA and department permission.
    Selected problems or projects in the student's major field of engineering study.
    EML 4912 Integrated Product and Process Design 1: Mechanical Engineering
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EGN 3353C, EGM 3401, EML 3005 and EML 3301C.
    The first part of a two-course sequence in which multidisciplinary teams of engineering and business students partner with industry sponsors to design and build authentic products and processes-on time and within budget. Working closely with industry liaison engineers and a faculty coach, students gain practical experience in teamwork and communication, problem solving and engineering design, and develop leadership, management and people skills.
    EML 4913 Integrated Product and Process Design 2: Mechanical Engineering
    Credits: 3; Prereq: EML 4912.
    The second part of the integrated design sequence in which multidisciplinary teams of engineering and business students partner with industry sponsors to design and build authentic products and processes-on time and within budget.
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    EML 4926 Mechanical Consulting Practice
    Credits: 3; Prereq: senior standing.
    Synthesis and analysis of mechanical engineering systems, planning and execution of engineering contracts, and supervision of construction and tests.
    EML 4930 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering
    Credits: 1 to 3; can be repeated with a change in content up to 12 credits. Prereq: instructor permission.
    Variable content in mechanical engineering not offered in other courses.
    EML 4945 Practical Work in Mechanical Engineering
    Credits: 1; Prereq: EG classification and a 2.0 UF GPA.
    Practical engineering work under industrial supervision, as set forth in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering regulations. (S-U)
    EML 4949 Co-op Work Experience
    Credits: 1; Prereq: EG classification and a 2.0 UF GPA.
    Practical co-op work experience under approved industrial supervision. (S-U)
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