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Master of Engineering (M.Eng.); Mechanical Engineering (Non-Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Mechanical Engineering     Degree: Master of Engineering

Program Requirements

Research Project (13 credits)

  • MECH 603 M. Eng. Project 1 (9 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Supervised project.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Luc Mongeau (Fall) Luc Mongeau (Winter) Luc Mongeau (Summer)

  • MECH 604 M. Eng. Project 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Supervised project.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Luc Mongeau (Fall) Luc Mongeau (Winter) Luc Mongeau (Summer)

  • MECH 609 Seminar (1 credit)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : All candidates for a Master's degree (except those in the Aerospace Program) are required to participate and to deliver one paper dealing with their particular area of research or interest.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: James Forbes (Fall) James Forbes (Winter) James Forbes (Summer)

Note: Industrial liaison is encouraged in these courses taken near the end of the program.

Required Courses (16 credits)

  • MECH 605 Applied Mathematics 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Tensor Analysis, Gauss and Stokes Theorems, Complex Functions, Laplace and Fourier transforms, Linear Algebra, Initial and Boundary Value Problems for ODE's, Partial Differential Equations including elliptic, parabolic and hyperbolic, Sturm-Liouville theory, Eigenvalue problems, Galerkin Method, Green's Functions and transform methods.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Eliot Fried (Fall)

  • MECH 610 Fundamentals of Fluid Dynamics (4 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Conservation laws control volume analysis, Navier Stokes Equations and some exact solutions, dimensional analysis and limiting forms of Navier Stokes Equations. Vorticity, Potential flow and lift, boundary layer theory, drag, turbulence.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Timothy Lee (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MECH 605 or permission of instructor
  • MECH 632 Theory of Elasticity (4 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : The continuum concepts of stress, stress boundary conditions, principal stresses and the equations of equilibrium. Small strain theory and principal strains. The elastic constitutive relations. The extension, torsion and flexure of mechanical components. Plane stress and plane strain. Variational principals and the finite element method. Computer techniques are utilized.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Eliot Fried (Fall)

    • Evening course
  • MECH 642 Advanced Dynamics (4 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Variational methods. Hamilton's principle and equations of motion of engineering systems. Lagrangian formulations for discrete systems. Methods of discretizing continuous systems. Rigid body dynamics. Dynamic behaviour of linear and nonlinear systems. Response of engineering systems to deterministic inputs by classical methods. Stability of linear and nonlinear systems.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jozsef Kovecses (Winter)

    • Evening course

Complementary Courses (16 credits)

A minimum of 16 credits (500, 600, or 700 level) from the Faculty of Engineering may be selected by the student, based on interest and the choice of area of concentration. Courses at the graduate level from other faculties may also be taken, with prior approval from the student's project supervisor and the Graduate Program Director. A maximum of 3 credits of FACC courses at the 500, 600, or 700 level may be credited toward the degree.

Faculty of Engineering—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)