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Materials Engineering CO-OP (148 credits)

Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering     Degree: Bachelor of Engineering

Program Requirements

Program credit weight: 148 credits

Program credit weight for Quebec CEGEP students: 119 credits

In addition to regular courses and laboratories, the B.Eng. Materials Engineering curriculum includes seminars, colloquia, and student projects reinforced by field trips to industrial operations.

Students entering this program must plan their schedule of studies in consultation with a departmental adviser.

Required Year 0 (Freshman) Courses

29 credits

Generally, students admitted to Engineering from Quebec CEGEPs are granted transfer credit for these Year 0 (Freshman) courses and enter a 119-credit program.

For information on transfer credit for French Baccalaureate, International Baccalaureate exams, Advanced Placement exams, Advanced Levels, and Science Placement Exams, see http://www.mcgill.ca/engineering/current-students/undergraduate/new-stud... and select your term of admission.

  • CHEM 110 General Chemistry 1 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Chemistry : A study of the fundamental principles of atomic structure, radiation and nuclear chemistry, valence theory, coordination chemistry, and the periodic table.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Jean-Marc Gauthier, Mitchell Huot, Christopher Barrett, Tomislav Friscic, Laura Pavelka (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisites/corequisites: College level mathematics and physics or permission of instructor; CHEM 120 is not a prerequisite
    • Each lab section is limited enrolment
  • CHEM 120 General Chemistry 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Chemistry : A study of the fundamental principles of physical chemistry.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Laura Pavelka, Ian Sydney Butler, Jean-Marc Gauthier (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisites/corequisites: College level mathematics and physics, or permission of instructor: CHEM 110 is not a prerequisite
    • Each lab section is limited enrolment
  • MATH 133 Linear Algebra and Geometry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Systems of linear equations, matrices, inverses, determinants; geometric vectors in three dimensions, dot product, cross product, lines and planes; introduction to vector spaces, linear dependence and independence, bases; quadratic loci in two and three dimensions.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Djivede Kelome, William J Anderson (Fall) Djivede Kelome (Winter)

    • 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
    • Prerequisite: a course in functions
    • Restriction A: Not open to students who have taken MATH 221 or CEGEP objective 00UQ or equivalent.
    • Restriction B: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 123, MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
    • Restriction C: Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 134.
  • MATH 140 Calculus 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Review of functions and graphs. Limits, continuity, derivative. Differentiation of elementary functions. Antidifferentiation. Applications.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • 3 hours lecture, 1 hour tutorial
    • Prerequisite: High School Calculus
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MATH 120, MATH 139 or CEGEP objective 00UN or equivalent
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 122 or MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
    • Each Tutorial section is enrolment limited
  • MATH 141 Calculus 2 (4 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : The definite integral. Techniques of integration. Applications. Introduction to sequences and series.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: MATH 139 or MATH 140 or MATH 150.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MATH 121 or CEGEP objective 00UP or equivalent
    • Restriction Note B: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MATH 122 or MATH 130 or MATH 131, except by permission of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
    • Each Tutorial section is enrolment limited
  • PHYS 131 Mechanics and Waves (4 credits)

    Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physics : The basic laws and principles of Newtonian mechanics; oscillations and waves.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Kenneth J Ragan (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours lectures; 1 hour tutorial, 3 hours laboratory in alternate weeks; tutorial sessions
    • Corequisite: MATH 139 or higher level calculus course.
    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or having taken PHYS 101, CEGEP objective 00UR or equivalent
    • Laboratory sections have limited enrolment
  • PHYS 142 Electromagnetism and Optics (4 credits)

    Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physics : The basic laws of electricity and magnetism; geometrical and physical optics.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Guillaume Gervais (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 3 hours lectures, 3 hours laboratory in alternate weeks; tutorial sessions
    • Prerequisite: PHYS 131.
    • Corequisite: MATH 141 or higher level calculus course.
    • Restriction: Not open to students taking or having taken PHYS 102, CEGEP objective 00UR or equivalent
    • Laboratory sections have limited enrolment

AND 3 credits selected from the approved list of courses in Humanities and Social Sciences, Management Studies, and Law, listed below under Complementary Studies (Group B).

Note: FACC 100 (Introduction to the Engineering Profession) must be taken during the first year of study.

Required Non-Departmental Courses

33 credits

  • CCOM 206 Communication in Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Communication (CCE) : Written and oral communication in Engineering (in English): strategies for generating, developing, organizing, and presenting ideas in a technical setting; problem-solving; communicating to different audiences; editing and revising; and public speaking. Course work based on academic, technical, and professional writing in engineering.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Diane Dechief (Fall) Diane Dechief (Winter)

    • Limited enrolment.
    • Restriction: B.Eng. students who have not taken EDES 201 or EDEC 202.
    • Because this course uses a workshop format, attendance at first class is desirable.
    • Open only to students in degree programs.
  • CHEM 233 Topics in Physical Chemistry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Chemistry : Introduction to chemical kinetics, surface and colloid chemistry and electrochemistry. The topics to be discussed will be of particular interest to students in chemical engineering.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Bryan Clifford Sanctuary, Patanjali Kambhampati (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Restriction: For Engineers only.
  • CIVE 205 Statics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Systems of forces and couples, resultants, equilibrium. Trusses, frames and beams, reactions, shear forces, bending moments. Centroids, centres of gravity, distributed forces, moments of inertia. Friction, limiting equilibrium, screws, belts.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Luc E Chouinard (Fall)

    • (3-2-4)
  • CIVE 207 Solid Mechanics (4 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Stress-strain relationships; elastic and inelastic behaviour; performance criteria. Elementary and compound stress states, Mohr's circle. Shear strains, torsion. Bending and shear stresses in flexural members. Deflections of beams. Statically indeterminate systems under flexural and axial loads. Columns. Dynamic loading.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Charles Manatakos, Yixin Shao (Fall) Yixin Shao (Winter)

    • (4-2-6)
    • Prerequisites: CIVE 205 (a D grade is acceptable for prerequisite purposes) or MECH 210 (under special circumstances, the Department may permit this course to be taken as a corequisite) or equivalent
    • Four laboratory sessions and weekly tutorials
  • COMP 208 Computers in Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Computer Science (Sci) : Introduction to computer systems. Concepts and structures for high level programming. Elements of structured programming using FORTRAN 90 and C. Numerical algorithms such as root finding, numerical integration and differential equations. Non-numerical algorithms for sorting and searching.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Nathan Friedman (Fall) Nathan Friedman (Winter)

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: differential and integral calculus.
    • Corequisite: linear algebra: determinants, vectors, matrix operations.
    • Restrictions: COMP 202 and COMP 208 cannot both be taken for credit. COMP 202 is intended as a general introductory course, while COMP 208 is intended for students interested in scientific computations. Credits for either of these courses will not count towards the 60-credit Major in Computer Science. COMP 208 cannot be taken for credit with or after COMP 250.
  • FACC 100 Introduction to the Engineering Profession (1 credit) *

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Introduction to engineering practice; rights and code of conduct for students; professional conduct and ethics; engineer's duty to society and the environment; sustainable development; occupational health and safety; overview of the engineering disciplines taught at McGill.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Lawrence R Chen (Fall) David Frost (Winter)

    • (1.5-0-1.5)
  • FACC 300 Engineering Economy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Introduction to the basic concepts required for the economic assessment of engineering projects. Topics include: accounting methods, marginal analysis, cash flow and time value of money, taxation and depreciation, discounted cash flow analysis techniques, cost of capital, inflation, sensitivity and risk analysis, analysis of R and D, ongoing as well as new investment opportunities.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Raad Jassim (Fall) Raad Jassim (Winter)

    • (3-1-5)
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MIME 310.
  • FACC 400 Engineering Professional Practice (1 credit)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Laws, regulations and codes governing engineering professional practice. Responsibility and liability. Environmental legislation. Project and organization management. Relations between engineer and client. Technical practice - analysis, design, execution and operation.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Benoit Boulet (Fall) Viviane Yargeau (Winter)

    • (1.5-1-0.5)
    • Prerequisites: FACC 100 or BREE 205 and at least 60 program credits (B.Eng./B.S.E. students in the Faculty of Engineering) or 45 program credits (B.Eng. Bioresource) students.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MIME 221.
  • MATH 262 Intermediate Calculus (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Series and power series, including Taylor's theorem. Brief review of vector geometry. Vector functions and curves. Partial differentiation and differential calculus for vector valued functions. Unconstrained and constrained extremal problems. Multiple integrals including surface area and change of variables.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisites: MATH 141, MATH 133 or equivalent.
    • Restrictions: Open only to students in the Faculty of Engineering. Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 151, MATH 152, OR MATH 222.
  • MATH 263 Ordinary Differential Equations for Engineers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : First order ODEs. Second and higher order linear ODEs. Series solutions at ordinary and regular singular points. Laplace transforms. Linear systems of differential equations with a short review of linear algebra.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Corequisite: MATH 262.
    • Restrictions: Open only to students in the Faculty of Engineering. Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 315 or MATH 325.
  • MATH 264 Advanced Calculus for Engineers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Review of multiple integrals. Differential and integral calculus of vector fields including the theorems of Gauss, Green, and Stokes. Introduction to partial differential equations, separation of variables, Sturm-Liouville problems, and Fourier series.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisite: MATH 262 or MATH 151 or MATH 152 or equivalent.
    • Corequisite: MATH 263
    • Restrictions: Open only to students in the Faculty of Engineering. Not open to students who are taking or have taken MATH 319 or MATH 375.
  • MECH 289 Design Graphics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : The design process, including free-hand sketching; from geometry construction to engineering construction; the technology and standards of engineering graphic communication; designing with CAD software. The role of visualization in the production of engineering designs.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Youki Elizabeth Cropas, Damiano Pasini (Fall) Youki Elizabeth Cropas (Winter)

    • (2-3-4)
    • Restrictions: Students must be in Year 1 (U1) or higher. Not open to students in Mechanical Engineering.

* Note: FACC 100 (Introduction to the Engineering Profession) must be taken during the first year of study.

Required Materials Engineering Courses

71 credits

  • ECSE 461 Electric Machinery (3 credits)

    Offered by: Electrical & Computer Engr (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Electrical Engineering : Electric and magnetic circuits. Notions of electromechanical energy conversion applied to electrical machines. Basic electrical machines - transformers, direct-current motors, synchronous motors and generators, three phase and single phase induction machines. Elements of modern electronically controlled electric drive systems.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Ishiang Shih (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Restriction: Not open to students in Electrical Engineering.
    • Note: Tutorials assigned by instructor.
  • MIME 209 Mathematical Applications (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Introduction to stochastic modelling of mining and metallurgical engineering processes. Description and analysis of data distributions observed in mineral engineering applications. Modelling with linear regression analysis. Taylor series application to error and uncertainty propagation. Metallurgical mass balance adjustments.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Mainul Hasan (Winter)

    • (3-2-4)
  • MIME 212 Engineering Thermodynamics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Macro versus microscopic approach: patterns of Nature. First and second laws and their uses. Property relationships: free energies, chemical potentials, activities, heat capacity. Chemical equilibrium. Reaction kinetics. Phase equilibrium for a pure substance. Experimental methods. Engineering applications: high-temperature metallurgical reactors, turbines, mixtures and solutions, phase diagrams, superconductivity.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: In-Ho Jung (Winter)

    • (3-1.5-4.5)
  • MIME 250 Introduction to Extractive Metallurgy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Introduction to physical, hydrochemical, electrochemical and thermochemical processing in the production of metals and materials; description of the industries, basic processing concepts, unit operations and an introduction to environmental exchanges. Size reduction and classification, particle separation, stoichiometric and mass balance calculations, chemical equilibria, aqueous processing, smelting and refining.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Roderick I L Guthrie, George Demopoulos, Mainul Hasan (Fall)

    • (3-2-4)
    • Corequisite: CCOM 206 or MIME 202.
  • MIME 261 Structure of Materials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Classification of materials, electrons in atoms, molecules and solids, bonding in solids, elements of crystallography, common crystal structures, atoms positions, directions and planes in crystal structures, defects in crystalline solids, point defects, dislocations, structure of polycrystalline materials, grains, grain boundaries, non-crystalline solids.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Mihriban Ozden Pekguleryuz (Fall)

    • (3-2-4)
  • MIME 280 Industrial Training 1 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Four-month training period in a materials engineering industrial or research environment. Work term report due upon completion.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Florence Paray (Fall) Florence Paray (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: Department permission required. Must have completed a minimum of 40 credits of the core program.
    • Restriction: Open only to McGill students.
  • MIME 311 Modelling and Automatic Control (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Mass and energy conservation laws. Dynamic versus steady state models, dynamic behaviour of first and higher order metallurgical systems, linear and nonlinear models, interacting and noninteracting systems. Laplace domain dynamics and transfer functions. Feedback control, control valves and controllers, transducers. Feedback-feedforward control, introduction to cascade, adaptive and statistical control strategies. Digital computer control, instruments and interfaces.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Kirk H. Bevan (Winter)

    • (3-2-4)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 356
  • MIME 317 Analytical and Characterization Techniques (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Bulk, surface and microanalytical techniques for materials characterization. Bulk analysis: spectrophotometry using UV, visible, flame and atomic absorption, x-ray diffraction and x-ray fluorescence. Surface and microanalysis: infrared spectroscopy, scanning and transmission electron microscopy, Auger electron and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Showan Nazhat, Lihong Shang, Raynald Gauvin (Fall)

    • (2-1-6)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 261
  • MIME 341 Introduction to Mineral Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Theory and practice of unit operations including: size reduction-crushing and grinding; size separation-screening and classification; mineral separation-flotation, magnetic and gravity separation. Equipment and circuit design and selection. Mass balancing. Laboratory procedures: grindability, liberation, magnetic and gravity separation, flotation and solid-liquid separation.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Kristian Waters (Winter)

    • (2-1-6)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 200 or MIME 250
  • MIME 345 Applications of Polymers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Applications of synthetic and natural polymers and composites as engineering materials, e.g. in biomedical, automotive and aerospace applications. Thermoplastics, thermosets and elastomers. Animal and plant origin, degradable and non-degradable polymers. Particulate and fibre reinforced polymer matrix composites. Manufacturing routes, and characterization tools for their physical, thermal, mechanical and chemical properties.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 261 or permission of instructor.
  • MIME 350 Extractive Metallurgical Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Principle non-ferrous base-metal pyrometallurgical extraction processes, relevant thermodynamics, heat and mass balances, transport phenomena (copper, nickel, lead, zinc, aluminum, magnesium). Ores, gangue, fuels, slag, fluxes, recovery, refining, minor elements, byproducts and the environment. Roasting, drying, smelting, converting, reverberatory furnaces, flash furnaces, continuous and batch operations, injection practices and oxygen enrichment. Simulation, modelling, control and optimization.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisites: MIME 200 or MIME 250, MIME 212
  • MIME 352 Hydrochemical Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Analysis and description of dissolution (leaching), solute separation (solvent extraction, ion exchange, carbon adsorption) and deposition operations (precipitation, crystallization, electrolysis) in aqueous reaction media as these apply to: (i) the hydrometallurgical extraction of metals from primary/secondary sources; (ii) the treatment of effluents and (iii) the production of inorganic materials.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: George Demopoulos (Fall)

    • (3-1.5-4.5)
    • Prerequisites: CHEM 233, MIME 212, MIME 200 or MIME 250, and MIME 356
  • MIME 356 Heat, Mass and Fluid Flow (4 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Fluid statics and dynamics. Newton's laws of viscosity and motion, control volume analyses. Navier Stokes, Euler. Bemoulli and Steady Flow Energy Equations. turbulence and Reynolds stress equations. Molecular conduction/diffusion processes in heat and mass transfer). Convective flows. Transport coefficients in slags, metals and gases. Radiative heat transfer. Transient/steady state flow.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Frank A Mucciardi (Fall)

    • (4-2-6)
    • Prerequisites: MIME 212
  • MIME 360 Phase Transformations: Solids (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Free energy (equilibrium) and kinetic (non-equilibrium) considerations, phase diagrams and TTT diagrams, solid state diffusion, diffusional (nucleation and growth) and shear (martensitic) transformations.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Richard Chromik (Fall)

    • (3-1-5)
    • Pre/Corequisite: MIME 212.
    • Prerequisite: MIME 260 or MIME 261.
  • MIME 362 Mechanical Properties (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Stress-strain behaviour. Elasticity and plasticity of metals, ceramics and polymers. Dislocations theory. Single crystal and polycrystalline slip. Mechanical twinning. Strengthening mechanisms. Process-property and microstructure-property relationships. Notch toughness and fracture mechanics. Failure, fracture and damage accumulation. Fatigue. Creep and creep rupture. Fractography. Design considerations in materials selection.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Mihriban Ozden Pekguleryuz (Fall)

    • (2-3-4)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 360
  • MIME 380 Industrial Training 2 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : One four-month work period in industry. Work term report due upon completion.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Showan Nazhat (Fall) Showan Nazhat (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MIME 280
    • Restriction: Open only to McGill students.
  • MIME 442 Analysis, Modelling and Optimization in Mineral Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Tools and methods of process analysis, modelling and optimization using flotation and comminution examples: sampling theory and statistics, data reconciliation, statistical experimental design. Kinetic models of flotation and comminution; simulation software. Residence time distributions: tanks-in-series and axial dispersion models. Combined flotation/comminution models. Introduction to geostatistics and data mining.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Kristian Waters (Winter)

    • (3-1.5-4.5)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 341
  • MIME 452 Process and Materials Design (4 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Design of new metallurgical plants, processes, materials and products based on 3 previous core courses; materials and heat balances, metal economics, design and optimization; materials selection, design and failure problems in various materials systems.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Frank A Mucciardi (Winter)

    • (1-2-9)
  • MIME 455 Advanced Process Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Transport phenomena in non-idealized systems. Solutions for transient heat and mass transfer processes involving thermal and molecular diffusion in materials processing systems. Natural and forced convection in heat and mass transfer. Dimensionless correlations. Fick's Laws and Fourier's Laws. Exact solutions. Numerical approximations for transient systems. Equivalences between heat and mass transfer. Finite difference modelling of conduction, convection and radiation heat transfer and diffusion and convection mass transfer.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Frank A Mucciardi (Winter)

    • (3-1.5-4.5)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 356
  • MIME 456 Steelmaking and Steel Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : The production and refining of liquid iron in the iron blast furnace, the production and refining of liquid steel, secondary refining operations, continuous casting and thermomechanical processing (hot rolling). Specialty steels and newly emerging technologies (e.g. thin slab casting, direct ironmaking) are also discussed in terms of process/environment and productivity. "Downstream" topics will include cold rolling, batch and continuous annealing, and coating operations.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Roderick I L Guthrie (Winter)

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 360. Pre/corequisite: MIME 455
  • MIME 465 Metallic and Ceramic Powders Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Powder metallurgy and ceramic processing. Fabrication, characterization and properties of powders. Powder consolidation techniques. Sintering and densification mechanisms. Properties of porous compacts. Design of fabrication process. Particularities and classification of ceramic systems.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Mathieu Brochu (Fall)

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 360
  • MIME 467 Electronic Properties of Materials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Electrons as particles and waves, Schrodinger's Equation, electrical and thermal conductivity, semiconductors, semiconductor devices, fundamentals of magnetism, superconductivity and superconductive materials, dielectric materials, optical properties of materials, LASERs and waveguides. Advanced materials and their technological applications. An introduction to quantum mechanics will be included which will be the foundation upon which energy band diagrams will be built and understood.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1.5-4.5)
    • Prerequisites: MATH 263 and MIME 261
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MIME 367
  • MIME 473 Introduction to Computational Materials Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Introduction to modelling and simulation techniques in materials engineering: quantum mechanics and atomistic simulation (i.e. Monte-Carlo and Molecular Dynamics). These modelling and simulations methods provide new and efficient tools to examine and predict various physical and mechanical properties of materials, enabling bottom-up design of materials and structures starting from quantum and atomistic level. These computational tools play an increasingly important role in modern materials engineering. Fundamental theories behind materials modelling and hands-on training on various modelling software.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Jun Song (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): MIME 209 and MIME 261, or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken MIME 573.
    • (3-1.5-4.5)
  • MIME 480 Industrial Training 3 (2 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Four-month work period in industry. Work term report with co-op seminar due upon completion.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Frank A Mucciardi (Fall) Frank A Mucciardi (Winter)

    • See details listed under MIME 481
    • Prerequisite: MIME 380
    • Restriction: Open only to McGill students.

Complementary Courses

15 credits

Technical Complementaries

9 credits

6-9 credits from the following:

  • CHEE 515 Material Surfaces: A Biomimetic Approach (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Chemical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Chemical Engineering : Investigation of the factors that cause biological surfaces to have superb functionalities; chemical and physical concepts responsible for the respective interfacial phenomena, such as surface tension, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrical double layers, adsorption, and surface wetting; comparison of nature's solutions to engineering problems with synthetic approaches.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisites: (CHEE 310 and CHEE 380) or (CHEM 233 and MIME 261 and MIME 317) or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking MIME 515
  • CIVE 512 Advanced Civil Engineering Materials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Production, structure and properties of engineering materials; ferrous alloys, treatments, welding, special steels, cast iron; ceramic materials; polymers; composite materials; concrete, admixtures, structure, creep, shrinkage; asphalt and asphaltic materials; clay materials and bricks; impact of environment on material response, durability, quality assessment and control, industrial specifications; recent advances.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Yixin Shao (Winter)

    • (3-2-4)
    • Prerequisite: CIVE 202
  • MECH 530 Mechanics of Composite Materials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Fiber-reinforced composites. Stress, strain, and strength of composite laminates and honeycomb structures. Failure modes and failure criteria. Environmental effects. Manufacturing processes. Design of composite structures. Computer modelling of composites. Computer techniques are utilized throughout the course.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Larry Lessard (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Corequisite: MECH 321 or equivalent/instructor's permission.
  • MIME 410 Research Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : A research project will be carried out, usually in groups, under the guidance of a staff member. A technical report will be prepared at the end and a formal presentation will be made on the research topic.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Kirk H. Bevan (Fall) Kirk H. Bevan (Winter)

    • (0-6-3)
    • Prerequisite: Recommendation of instructor
  • MIME 470 Engineering Biomaterials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Key definitions, clinical need, desired materials properties, current and future materials, materials assessments and performance. Materials of the body. Characterisation techniques for bulk and mechanical properties of biomaterials. Engineering processing and design of biomaterials.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Showan Nazhat (Fall)

    • 3-0-6
    • Prerequisite: MIME 261 or equivalent. Permission of instructor.
  • MIME 512 Corrosion and Degradation of Materials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Electrochemical theory of metal corrosion, Evans Diagrams, corrosion rate controlling mechanisms, mixed corrodents, alloying effects, passivation. Discussion and analysis of the various forms of corrosion. Corrosion prevention methods. Oxidation of alloys-mechanisms and kinetics. Degradation of ceramics and polymers. Case studies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1.5-4.5)
    • Prerequisites: MIME 261 and MIME 352 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken MIME 412.
  • MIME 515 Material Surfaces: A Biomimetic Approach (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Investigation of the factors that cause biological surfaces to have superb functionalities; chemical and physical concepts responsible for the respective interfacial phenomena, such as surface tension, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrical double layers, adsorption, and surface wetting; comparison of nature's solutions to engineering problems with synthetic approaches.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisites: (CHEM 233 and MIME 261 and MIME 317) or (CHEE 310 and CHEE 380) or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking CHEE 515
  • MIME 526 Mineral Economics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Mineral project evaluation techniques and applications. Topics covered include grade-tonnage relationships, capital and operating cost estimation techniques, assessment of mineral market conditions, taxation, discounted cash flow analysis, risk analysis, and optimization of project specifications with respect to capacity and cutoff grade.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Mustafa Kumral (Winter)

    • (3-2-5)
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. (Background in economics required.)
    • Not open to students who have taken MIME 325.
  • MIME 542 Transmission Electron Microscopy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Comprehensive study of transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Theory, principles and practical application of imaging, analysis and advanced sample preparation relevant to biological and non-biological materials.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Raynald Gauvin, Isabelle Rouiller (Winter)

    • (2-2-4)
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
  • MIME 544 Analysis: Mineral Processing Systems 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : The course covers three main topics: principles of separation, including data presentation, properties of recovery/ yield plots, technical and economic efficiency and identification of limits to separation; column flotation, hydrodynamics of collection and froth zones, mixing, scale-up and design, measurements and control; surface and electrochemistry, including absorption, surface charge, coagulation, electron transfer reactions, electrochemistry in plant practice.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Kristian Waters (Fall)

    • (2-3-4)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 341
  • MIME 545 Analysis: Mineral Processing Systems 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Gold recovery (as a Professional Development Seminar): methods of recovery (gravity, flotation, cyanidation), refractory gold (roasting, pressure oxidation, bacterial leaching), dissolved gold recovery (Merrill-Crowe) and activated carbon methods. Sampling: definition of errors, sample extraction, size, and processing. Mass balancing: basic considerations, definition of networks, software. Blending: auto-correlation functions, transfer functions, blending systems. Effect of feed variability.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (4-2-3)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 341
  • MIME 551 Electrochemical Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Characterization of aqueous, fused salt and solid electrolytes; laws of electrolysis; ion transport mechanisms; interfacial phenomena (electrolyte-electrolyte, electrode-electrolyte); reversible cells and potentials; electrode kinetics, overpotential and potential-current laws; industrial applications; electrolytic winning and refining, electroplating, surface cleaning and coating, electrodialysis and electrochemical sensors.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: George Demopoulos (Winter)

    • (3-1.5-4.5)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 352
  • MIME 556 Sustainable Materials Processing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Sustainability, population and environment impact, environmental impact indicators, materials flows, enthalpy flows, the carbon cycle, materials intensity, energy intensity, global warming potential, acidification potential, FACTOR-Two, -Four and -Ten, life-cycle-inventory/assessment, end-of-pipe strategies, supply-chain and flow-sheet redesign, recycling, waste treatment and materials case studies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)
    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor
  • MIME 558 Engineering Nanomaterials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Aspects of manufacturing bulk-nanostructured materials. Fabrication of nanosized and nanostructured precursors (metals, ceramics, intermetallics, CNT). Reactivity, handling and safety of nano-particles. Processes developed to fabricate bulk nanostructured materials (pressing and sintering, hot pressing and extrusion, ECAP, electrodeposition, spray forming, shockwave compaction). Characterisation of nanostructures. Physical and mechanical properties of nanomaterials.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 260 or MIME 261 and MIME 362 or equivalent or permission of instructor
  • MIME 559 Aluminum Physical Metallurgy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Crystal structure, deformation characteristics, strengthening and softening mechanisms, hot and cold working. Microstructure property relationships in aluminum alloys. Physical metallurgy of aluminum casting alloys and their uses. Properties, and physical metallurgy of aluminum wrought alloys and their industrial applications.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-3-3)
    • Prerequisites: MIME 360 and MIME 362, or permission of instructor
  • MIME 560 Joining Processes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Physics of joining; interfacial requirements; energy sources, chemical, mechanical and electrical; homogeneous hot-joining, arc-, Mig-, Tig-, gas-, thermite- and Plasma-welding; Autogeneous hot-joining, forge-, pressure-, friction-, explosive-, electron beam- and laser-welding; Heterogeneous hot-joining, brazing, soldering, diffusion bonding; Heterogeneous cold joining, adhesives, mechanical fastening; Filler materials; Joint metallurgy; Heat affected zone, non-metallic systems; joint design and economics; defects and testing methods.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Mathieu Brochu (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisites: MIME 250 and MIME 360
  • MIME 561 Advanced Materials Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Advanced topics in materials design problems. Discussion and laboratory work, supplemented by detailed technical reports. Special attention is given to selection, design and failure problems in various materials systems.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (0-4-5)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 362 or equivalent
  • MIME 563 Hot Deformation of Metals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : High temperature deformation processing of metallic materials. Topics include static and dynamic recrystallization, recovery, precipitation; effect of deformation on phase transformations and microstructural evolution during industrial processing. Mathematical modelling of microstructural evolution.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): MIME 360 and MIME 362
    • Prerequisite (Graduate): MIME 362 or equivalent
  • MIME 565 Aerospace Metallic-Materials and Manufacturing Processes (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Integrated approach to aerospace materials, manufacturing and repair; materials and selection criteria for airframe, engines and coatings; repair concepts and technologies; application of new and emerging manufacturing technologies for the forming, joining and repair of aerospace products.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisites: MIME 260 or MIME 261 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Permission of instructor required
  • MIME 568 Topics in Advanced Materials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : New and emerging materials. Composites. Coatings. Electronic materials. Current and future technologies. Specialized property requirements. Novel processing and fabrication techniques. Future developments.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 362 or equivalent
  • MIME 569 Electron Beam Analysis of Materials (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Emphasis on operation of scanning and transmission electron microscopes. Topics covered are electron/specimen interactions, hardware description; image contrast description; qualitative and quantitative (ZAF) x-ray analysis; electron diffraction pattern analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Raynald Gauvin (Fall)

    • (2-3-4)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 317
  • MIME 570 Micro- and Nano-Fabrication Fundamentals (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Fundamentals of micro- and nano-fabrication technologies. Lithographic, etching, deposition, and implantation and various control parameters of these processes and their resulting effects on structure, materials quality, and conformality.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 467 or ECSE 330 or equivalent, or permission of instructor
  • MIME 571 Surface Engineering (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Surface science. Surface characterization. Surface modification. Coatings and thin films. Tribology. Surface engineering and control of surface properties.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Richard Chromik (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 362
  • MIME 572 Computational Thermodynamics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Computational thermodynamics; materials design; process optimization; chemical reactions; phase diagrams; phase transformation; numerical simulation techniques.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: In-Ho Jung (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: MIME 212 or equivalent

* Students choose either CHEE 515 or MIME 515

0-3 credits from the following:

  • BMDE 504 Biomaterials and Bioperformance (3 credits)

    Offered by: Biomedical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Biomedical Engineering : Biological and synthetic biomaterials, medical devices, and the issues related to their bioperformance. The physicochemical characteristics of biomaterials in relation to their biocompatibility and sterilization.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Maryam Tabrizian (Winter)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Restriction: Graduate and final-year undergraduate students from physical, biological and medical science, and engineering
  • CHEM 574 Introductory Polymer Chemistry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Chemistry : A survey course on the structure of polymers, kinetics and mechanisms of polymer and copolymer synthesis; characterization and molecular weight distributions; polymer microstructure, the thermodynamics of polymer solutions; the crystalline and amorphous states, rubber elasticity and structure-property relationships.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Christopher Barrett (Winter)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite(s): Prerequisites: CHEM 223 and CHEM 243 or CHEM 213 and CHEM 273, or CHEM 233 (for engineering students only), or permission of the instructor.
    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken CHEM 455 or CHEM 674.
  • CHEM 585 Colloid Chemistry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Chemistry (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Chemistry : Principles of the physical chemistry of phase boundaries. Electrical double layer theory; van der Waals forces; Brownian motion; kinetics of coagulation; electrokinetics; light scattering; solid/liquid interactions; adsorption; surfactants; hydrodynamic interactions; rheology of dispersions.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Theodorus G Van de Ven (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisites: CHEM 345, MATH 233 and MATH 315, PHYS 241 and PHYS 242. Students who haven't taken CHEM 223 and CHEM 243 must have taken CHEM 273 or permission of instructor.
  • PHYS 558 Solid State Physics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Physics : Properties of crystals; free electron model, band structure; metals, insulators and semi-conductors; phonons; magnetism; selected additional topics in solid-state (e.g. ferroelectrics, elementary transport theory).

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: William Coish (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours lectures
    • Restriction: U3 Honours students, graduate students, or permission of the instructor

Complementary Studies

6 credits

Group A - Impact of Technology on Society

3 credits from the following:

  • ANTH 212 Anthropology of Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Processes of developmental change, as they affect small communities in the Third World and in unindustrialized parts of developed countries. Problems of technological change, political integration, population growth, industrialization, urban growth, social services, infrastructure and economic dependency.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Winter
  • BTEC 502 Biotechnology Ethics and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Parasitology (Agricultural & Environmental Sciences)

    Overview

    Biotechnology : Examination of particular social and ethical challenges posed by modern biotechnology such as benefit sharing, informed consent in the research setting, access to medical care worldwide, environmental safety and biodiversity and the ethical challenges posed by patenting life.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction: U3 and over.
  • CIVE 469 Infrastructure and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Civil Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Civil Engineering : Infrastructure systems, historical background and socio-economic impact; planning, organization, communication and decision support systems; budgeting and management; operations, maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement issues; public and private sectors, privatization and governments; infrastructure crisis and new technologies; legal, environmental, socio-economic and political aspects of infrastructure issues; professional ethics and responsibilities; case studies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-2-4)
    • Prerequisite: FACC 300 or MIME 310
  • ECON 225 Economics of the Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : A study of the application of economic theory to questions of environmental policy. Particular attention will be given to the measurement and regulation of pollution, congestion and waste and other environmental aspects of specific economies.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 154-325 or 154-425
  • ECON 347 Economics of Climate Change (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The course focuses on the economic implications of, and problems posed by, predictions of global warming due to anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases. Attention is given to economic policies such as carbon taxes and tradeable emission permits and to the problems of displacing fossil fuels with new energy technologies.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: ECON 208 and ECON 209 or those listed under Prerequisites above
  • ENVR 201 Society, Environment and Sustainability (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : This course deals with how scientific-technological, socio-economic, political-institutional and behavioural factors mediate society-environment interactions. Issues discussed include population and resources; consumption, impacts and institutions; integrating environmental values in societal decision-making; and the challenges associated with, and strategies for, promoting sustainability. Case studies in various sectors and contexts are used.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Nicolas Kosoy, Elena Bennett, Madhav Govind Badami, Kevin Manaugh, Christopher Barrington-Leigh (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Section 001: Downtown Campus
    • Section 051: Macdonald Campus
  • GEOG 200 Geographical Perspectives: World Environmental Problems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Introduction to geography as the study of nature and human beings in a spatial context. An integrated approach to environmental systems and the human organization of them from the viewpoint of spatial relationships and processes. Special attention to environmental problems as a constraint upon Third World development.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
  • GEOG 203 Environmental Systems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An introduction to system-level interactions among climate, hydrology, soils and vegetation at the scale of drainage basins, including the study of the global geographical variability in these land-surface systems. The knowledge acquired is used to study the impact on the environment of various human activities such as deforestation and urbanisation.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Timothy R Moore, Gail L Chmura (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
    • Restriction: Because of quantitative science content of course, not recommended for B.A. and B.Ed. students in their U0 year.
  • GEOG 205 Global Change: Past, Present and Future (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An examination of global change, from the Quaternary Period to the present day involving changes in the physical geography of specific areas. Issues such as climatic change and land degradation will be discussed, with speculations on future environments.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Gail L Chmura (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 3 hours
  • GEOG 302 Environmental Management 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An ecological analysis of the physical and biotic components of natural resource systems. Emphasis on scientific, technological and institutional aspects of environmental management. Study of the use of biological resources and of the impact of individual processes.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Thomas C Meredith (Fall)

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Any 200-level course in Geography or MSE or BIOL 208 or permission of instructor.
    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.
  • MECH 526 Manufacturing and the Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mechanical Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mechanical Engineering : Course topics include: clean manufacturing, product and process design for minimizing materials and energy use, the product life cycle, impact of technology on the environment, environmental impact assessment, regulatory process, and managing the "political" process.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): Permission of the instructor
  • MGPO 440 Strategies for Sustainability (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Policy : This course explores the relationship between economic activity, management, and the natural environment. Using readings, discussions and cases, the course will explore the challenges that the goal of sustainable development poses for our existing notions of economic goals, production and consumption practices and the management of organizations.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Dror Etzion (Fall)

    • Restriction: Open to U2, U3 students only
  • MIME 308 Social Impact of Technology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mining & Materials Engineering (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Mining & Materials Engineering : Critical examination of the socio-economic costs and benefits of technology, case studies of old engineering works and new technologies. The integration of applied ethics and engineering practice, analysis of basic concepts of technology assessment, the inter-connected processes of risk assessment, management, and communication.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-0-6)
    • Enrolment encouraged by students outside the Faculty of Engineering
  • PHIL 343 Biomedical Ethics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Philosophy (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Philosophy : An investigation of ethical issues as they arise in the practice of medicine (informed consent, e.g.) or in the application of medical technology (in vitro fertilization, euthanasia, e.g.)

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Iwao Hirose (Fall)

  • RELG 270 Religious Ethics and the Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: Religious Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Religious Studies : Environmental potential of various religious traditions and secular perspectives, including animal rights, ecofeminism, and deep ecology.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Fall: Macdonald Campus (Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue). Winter: Downtown Campus.
  • SOCI 235 Technology and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : An examination of the extent to which technological developments impose constraints on ways of arranging social relationships in bureaucratic organizations and in the wider society: the compatibility of current social structures with the effective utilization of technology.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Michael R Smith (Fall)

  • SOCI 312 Sociology of Work and Industry (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : The development of the world of work from the rise of industrial capitalism to the postindustrial age. Responses of workers and managers to changing organizational, technological and economic realities. Interrelations between changing demands in the workplace and the functioning of the labour market. Canadian materials in comparative perspective.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Axel Van den Berg (Winter)

  • URBP 201 Planning the 21st Century City (3 credits)

    Offered by: Urban Planning (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Urban Planning : The study of how urban planners respond to the challenges posed by contemporary cities world-wide. Urban problems related to the environment, shelter, transport, human health, livelihoods and governance are addressed; innovative plans to improve cities and city life are analyzed.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (3-1-5)

* Management courses have limited enrolment and registration dates. See Important Dates at http://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates.

Group B - Humanities and Social Sciences, Management Studies, and Law

3 credits at the 200 level or higher from the following departments:

Anthropology (ANTH)

Economics (any 200- or 300-level course excluding ECON 227 and ECON 337)

History (HIST)

Philosophy (excluding PHIL 210 and PHIL 310)

Political Science (POLI)

Psychology (excluding PSYC 204 and PSYC 305, but including PSYC 100)

Religious Studies (RELG)

School of Social Work (SWRK)

Sociology (excluding SOCI 350)

OR one of the following:

  • ARCH 528 History of Housing (3 credits)

    Offered by: Architecture (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Architecture : Indigenous housing both transient and permanent, from the standpoint of individual structure and pattern of settlements. The principal historic examples of houses including housing in the age of industrial revolution and contemporary housing.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • (2-0-7)
    • Prerequisite: ARCH 251 or permission of instructor
  • BUSA 465 Technological Entrepreneurship (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Business Admin : Concentrating on entrepreneurship and enterprise development, particular attention is given to the start-up, purchasing and management of small to medium-sized industrial firms in an environment that would appeal to Engineering students. The focal point is in understanding the dilemmas faced by entrepreneurs, resolving them, developing a business plan and the maximum utilization of the financial, marketing and human resources that make for a successful operation.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Peter Younkin (Fall) Michael M Avedesian (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: FACC 300 or MGCR 341
  • ENVR 203 Knowledge, Ethics and Environment (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Introduction to cultural perspectives on the environment: the influence of culture and cognition on perceptions of the natural world; conflicts in orders of knowledge (models, taxonomies, paradigms, theories, cosmologies), ethics (moral values, frameworks, dilemmas), and law (formal and customary, rights and obligations) regarding political dimensions of critical environments, resource use, and technologies.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Gregory Matthew Mikkelson, Julia Freeman (Fall)

    • Fall - Macdonald Campus; Winter - Downtown
    • Section 001: Downtown Campus
    • Section 051: Macdonald Campus
  • ENVR 400 Environmental Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill School of Environment (School of Environment)

    Administered by: Faculty of Science

    Overview

    Environment : Students work in interdisciplinary seminar groups on challenging philosophical, ethical, scientific and practical issues. They will explore cutting-edge ideas and grapple with the reconciliation of environmental imperatives and social, political and economic pragmatics. Activities include meeting practitioners, attending guest lectures, following directed readings, and organizing, leading and participating in seminars.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Nicolas Kosoy (Fall) David Goodin, Iwao Hirose (Winter)

    • Fall - Macdonald Campus; Winter - Downtown
    • Section 001: Downtown Campus
    • Section 051: Macdonald Campus
    • Prerequisite: ENVR 203
    • Restriction: Open only to U3 students, or permission of instructor
  • FACC 220 Law for Architects and Engineers (3 credits)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Aspects of the law which affect architects and engineers. Definition and branches of law; Federal and Provincial jurisdiction, civil and criminal law and civil and common law; relevance of statutes; partnerships and companies; agreements; types of property, rights of ownership; successions and wills; expropriation; responsibility for negligence; servitudes/easements, privileges/liens, hypothecs/ mortgages; statutes of limitations; strict liability of architect, engineer and builder; patents, trade marks, industrial design and copyright; bankruptcy; labour law; general and expert evidence; court procedure and arbitration.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Alexandre Paul-Hus, Eric Bédard (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
  • FACC 500 Technology Business Plan Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : This course combines several management functional areas such as marketing, financial, operations and strategy with the skills of creativity, engineering innovation, leadership and communications. Students learn how to design an effective and winning business plan around a technology or engineering project in small, medium or large enterprises.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: Michael M Avedesian (Fall)

    • (3-0-6)
    • Prerequisite: FACC 300 or MIME 310 or permission of instructor.
    • Recommended to be taken in combination with FACC 501.
  • FACC 501 Technology Business Plan Project (3 credits)

    Offered by: Engineering - Dean's Office (Faculty of Engineering)

    Overview

    Faculty Course : Students work in teams to develop a comprehensive business plan project based on a technological or engineering innovation while utilizing site visits.

    Terms: Winter 2016

    Instructors: Michael M Avedesian (Winter)

    • (1-0-8)
    • Prerequisite: FACC 500 or Permission of Instructor.
    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken FACC 480.
    • Recommended to be taken in combination with FACC 500.
  • INDR 294 Introduction to Labour-Management Relations (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Industrial Relations : An introduction to labour-management relations, the structure, function and government of labour unions, labour legislation, the collective bargaining process, and the public interest in industrial relations.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Chantal Westgate (Fall) Chantal Westgate (Winter)

  • MATH 338 History and Philosophy of Mathematics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : Egyptian, Babylonian, Greek, Indian and Arab contributions to mathematics are studied together with some modern developments they give rise to, for example, the problem of trisecting the angle. European mathematics from the Renaissance to the 18th century is discussed in some detail.

    Terms: Fall 2015

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

    • Fall
  • MGCR 222 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Individual motivation and communication style; group dynamics as related to problem solving and decision making, leadership style, work structuring and the larger environment. Interdependence of individual, group and organization task and structure.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Jean-Nicolas Reyt, Alfred M Jaeger, Chantal Westgate (Fall) Ruthanne Huising, Mallika Banerjee (Winter)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for CMA, CGA, the EA of AACI, and the Institute of Internal Auditors
  • MGCR 352 Marketing Management 1 (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Management Core : Introduction to marketing principles, focusing on problem solving and decision making. Topics include: the marketing concept; marketing strategies; buyer behaviour; Canadian demographics; internal and external constraints; product; promotion; distribution; price. Lectures, text material and case studies.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: DaHee Han, Emine Sarigollu (Fall) Thomas Dotzel (Winter)

    • Continuing Studies: requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Canadian Institute of Management
  • ORGB 321 Leadership (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Leadership theories provide students with opportunities to assess and work on improving their leadership skills. Topics include: the ability to know oneself as a leader, to formulate a vision, to have the courage to lead, to lead creatively, and to lead effectively with others.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Suzanne Gagnon (Fall) Patricia Hewlin (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: only BCom students require MGCR 222.
  • ORGB 423 Human Resources Management (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Management (Desautels Faculty of Management)

    Overview

    Organizational Behaviour : Issues involved in personnel administration. Topics include: human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment and selection, training and development, performance appraisal, organization development and change, issues in compensation and benefits, and labour-management relations.

    Terms: Fall 2015, Winter 2016

    Instructors: Maha Daoud (Fall) Lisa Cohen (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: MGCR 222
    • Requirement for the Institute of Internal Auditors

* Management courses have limited enrolment and registration dates. See Important Dates at http://www.mcgill.ca/importantdates.

Language Courses

If you are not proficient in a certain language, no more than 3 credits will be given for 6 credits of courses at the 100 level or higher in that language. A maximum of 3 credits of language courses will be counted toward the Complementary Studies requirement.

However, 3-6 credits may be given for language courses at the 200 level or higher that have a sufficient cultural component. These courses must be approved by the McGill Engineering Student Centre (Student Affairs Office) (Frank Dawson Adams Building, Room 22).

Faculty of Engineering—2015-2016 (last updated May. 28, 2015) (disclaimer)