ETME - Engr Tech, Mechanical

ETME 100  Introduction to Mechanical Engineering Technology: 1 Credits (1 Lec)

A seminar course surveying the mechanical engineering technology profession. Topics include an overview of career opportunities, problem solving processes, an introduction to the basic engineering design process, professionalism, professional registration, and ethics.

ETME 202  Mechanical Engineering Technology Computer Applications: 1 Credits (2 Lab)

Computer methodology, and use of various computer software packages in mechanical engineering technology applications.

ETME 203  Mechanical Design Graphics: 3 Credits (2 Lec, 1 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EMEC 103, M 151Q. Course emphasizes the design process as it pertains to manufacturability, and the role of graphics to communicate design intent to production. Using 3-D software, design method, G,D,&T, and data management techniques, students will create drawings that communicate their designs

ETME 215  Manufacturing Processes: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: EMEC 250 or EMAT 251, M 172Q or M 182Q or M 166Q. Introduction to basic applications of a wide range of manufacturing processes utilized in industry. Focus is on applications and capabilities of the processes, as well as equipment utilized and relative costs associated

ETME 216  Manufacturing Process Laboratory: 1 Credits (1 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: M 172Q or M 182Q or M 166Q. EMEC 250 or EMAT 251. EMAT 252. ME and MET majors only; non-majors require instructor approval
COREQUISITE: ETME 215
Provides students with hands-on experience for performing and analyzing a broad spectrum of manufacturing processes including metal casting, injection molding, powder metallurgy, metal forming, metal removal, joining, inspection and measurement.

ETME 217  Manufacturing Process Laboratory - Mechanical Engineering: 1 Credits (2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EMAT 252; ME majors only
COREQUISITE: ETME 215. Course will supplement lecture materials covered in ETME 215. Provides students with hands-on experience for performing and analyzing a broad spectrum of manufacturing processes including metal casting, injection molding, powder metallurgy, metal forming, metal removal, inspection and measurement and welding
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ETME 290R  Undergraduate Research: 1-6 Credits (1-6 Other)

PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head or director. Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a written work or other creative project. Course will address responsible conduct of research. May be repeated
Repeatable up to 99 credits.

ETME 291  Special Topics: 3 Credits (2 Lab, 2 Other)

PREREQUISITE: None required but some may be determined necessary by each offering department. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number
Repeatable up to 12 credits.

ETME 292  Independent Study: 1-3 Credits (1 Other)

PREREQUISITE: Consent of instructor and approval of department head or director. Directed research and study on an individual basis
Repeatable up to 6 credits.

ETME 303  CAE Tools in Mechanical Design: 3 Credits (2 Lec, 1 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 203 or equivalent, EGEN 208, EGEN 324
COREQUISITE: ETME 321, EGEN 331. Emphasizes problem solving with the aid of the applied computer aided engineering techniques of Finite Element Methods and Computational Fluid Dynamics, in analysis and in the design process– with a focus on proper use of the methods, as well as, verification, validation, and interpretation of results
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ETME 309  Building Information Modeling in MEP: 2 Credits (2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 203 or consent of instructor
Introduction to the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM) in the Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) disciplines of the Construction Industry. Instruction in BIM basics using contemporary software, with hands-on exercises in typical construction applications.
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

ETME 310  Machining and Industrial Safety: 3 Credits (1 Lec, 2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 203 and ETME 216; for MET majors only; or instructor approval. Offered Summers on demand. Introduction to modern machining technology and the key principles of industrial safety, material properties related to machining practices, design, and specifications. Semi-precision and precision lay-out are covered. An introduction to computer numerically controlled (CNC) technology and operations is included. Specific hands-on experiences included in laboratory

ETME 311  Joining Processes: 3 Credits (1 Lec, 2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EMEC 103; For MET majors only
COREQUISITE: ETME 216. Offered Summers on demand. Introduction to the modern science of joining technology, and detailed examination of metallurgy and materials properties as related to joining processes. Introduction to welding specification and symbols, and modern welding code usage. Weld design, set-up, preparation, application, and tests are emphasized. Specific hands-on experiences in OAW, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, common separating processes; destructive and non-destructive testing are included in laboratory. This course will also expose students to other fastening joining techniques used in industry. Resistance welding, composites, riveting, and mechanical fastening and their application will be explored
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ETME 321  Applied Heat Transfer: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: EGEN 324 or equivalent
COREQUISITE: EGEN 331 or equivalent. Study of the basic mechanisms of heat transfer and its applications. Introduction to equipment that utilize these mechanisms
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ETME 327  Commercial Building Energy Assessment Lab: 1 Credits (1 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EELE 250 or EELE 354 or consent of instructor
Introduction to Preliminary Energy-Use Analysis (PEA), walk-through survey, energy survey and analysis, and detailed analysis of capital-intensive modifications. Laboratory activities include operation of equipment used to collect energy data and building system performance information.
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.

ETME 340  Mechanisms: 4 Credits (3 Lec, 1 Lab)

Introduction to mechanisms and machine elements used in the design and synthesis of mechanical devices.

ETME 341  Machine Design: 4 Credits (3 Lec, 1 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EGEN 208 or equivalent and ETME 216. Application of mechanisms fundamentals, strength of materials, material selection, and tolerances and fits to the design of machines and machine systems. Specific hands-on experiences included in laboratory

ETME 360  Measurements and Instrumentation Applications: 3 Credits (2 Lec, 1 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EELE 250, or equivalent
COREQUISITE: EGEN 350, EGEN 324. Theory and application of engineering technology measurement concepts including function and operation of transducers; temperature, pressure, displacement and flow sensing; sensor system calibration; statistical and uncertainty analysis; sampling theory fundamentals; signal conditioning; 1st order response; emphasis on applications involving computerized acquisition of data
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ETME 400  Mechanical Engineering Technology Senior Seminar: 1 Credits (1 Other)

PREREQUISITE: Senior standing. A seminar course focusing on career path development. Students will meet with current industry professionals to discuss specific careers, as well as meet with freshman students to share undergraduate experiences. Pass/Fail

ETME 401  Fundamentals of Engineering Review: 1 Credits (1 Lec)

A review of engineering fundamentals presented throughout the mechanical engineering technology curriculum. It serves primarily to prepare students to take the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam, and subsequently prepare them to progress towards becoming registered professional engineers.

ETME 410  Computerized Numerical Control and Computer-aided Manufacturing Technology: 3 Credits (1 Lec, 4 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 310 or instructor approval. Application and optimization of computer numerical control (CNC) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) technology fundamentals as related to turning, milling, and plasma cutting operations. Development of toolpaths and machine code (G&M) from associated CAD models is emphasized. Specific hands-on experiences included in laboratory

ETME 415  Design for Manufacturing and Tooling: 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 215; ETME 216 or ETME 217
COREQUISITE: EGEN 350; ETME 310 for MET majors; or instructor approval. Overview of production systems and lean manufacturing fundamentals and principles. Introduction to design for assembly and design for manufacturing principles. Fundamentals of tool design, including tooling materials, workholding principles, jig design, fixture design, assembly tool design, design of tools for inspection and gaging, and tool fabrication techniques. Practical lab experiences will enhance the course material
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ETME 422  Principles of HVAC I: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: EMEC 320 or EGEN 324, ETME 321 or EMEC 326, or instructor consent. Heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) for comfort and industrial applications. Psychrometrics, physiological factors in air-conditioning, HVAC load calculations; thermodynamic and HVAC system processes; air equipment and hydronic distribution; and an introduction to controls sequencing

ETME 423  Principles of HVAC II: 3 Credits (1 Lec, 2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 422 or consent of instructor. This course is designed to provide an in-depth study of various heating, ventilating, air-conditioning, plumbing, and electrical systems as they relate to building performance, and energy conservation. The focus of this course will primarily be to gain an understanding of system selection and layout, integrated building design, and building performance/energy modeling as it applies to various building structures. Control system layout and sequencing will also be explored in this course
Repeatable up to 12 credits.

ETME 424  Thermal Processes Lab: 1 Credits (2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: For MET majors only and Building Energy System minors only
COREQUISITE: ETME 422. Laboratory experiences covering topics in heat transfer, thermodynamics, and HVAC areas in support of ETME 321, EGEN 324, and ETME 422
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ETME 425  Building Systems: 3 Credits (3 Lec)

PREREQUISITE: PHSX 207 and junior standing. This course is designed to provide an overview of the major systems found in buildings today. The focus of the course will be to examine the fundamental criteria involved in design of these systems as well as to investigate the equipment used to satisfy the design criteria. Scheduling, integration, and ethical issues associated with building systems design and installation will also be discussed

ETME 430  Fluid Power Systems Design: 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: EELE 250; EGEN 331 or EGEN 335; ETME 360 or EMEC 360 and EMEC 361; or consent of instructor. An introduction to the fundamentals and application of fluid power in industry today. Coverage includes: flow and pressure relationships, fluid properties, heat, filtration, selection of components, electro-hydraulic and electro-pneumatic systems, controls, design of hydraulic and pneumatic circuits, and troubleshooting

ETME 460  Advanced Instrumentation: 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 360 or EMEC 360, EMEC 361; or equivalent, or consent of instructor. An applications-based course in advanced instrumentation and control, focusing on parameter identification; test planning; proper transducer selection, installation, and operation; computerized data acquisition programming and operation; handling and presentation of acquired data. Theory and practice is merged in a project setting

ETME 462  Industrial Processing Automation and Controls: 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 360 or EMEC 360, and EELE 250
The intent of this course is to equip engineering students with the basic understanding of industrial processes, knowledge of the fundamental machines, sensors, and controls used in automated processing, and an understanding of processing system design.

ETME 470  Renewable Energy Applications: 3 Credits (2 Lec, 2 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: ETME 360 or EMEC 360, EMEC 361; ETME 340 or EMEC 341; ETME 321 or EMEC 326; or consent of instructor. Experience with energy technologies including wind, solar thermal, solar photovoltaic, fuel cell, biomass. and hydro-electric systems. Lecture covers practical applications, component design, and theory for devices and systems. Social, economic, geo-political, and environmental considerations are discussed. Hands-on lab activities supplemented with site visits

ETME 489  Capstone: Mechanical Engineering Technology Design I: 2 Credits (1 Lec, 1 Other)

PREREQUISITE: EGEN 310R, for MET majors only with senior standing
COREQUISITE: ETME 303, ETME 310, ETME 311, ETME 340, ETME 341 and ETME 360 or EMEC 360 and EGEN 325 or EGEN 330. Senior capstone design experience in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Students, under the guidance of a faculty supervisor, solve real-world design problems
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ETME 490R  Undergraduate Research: 1-6 Credits (1 Other)

PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of certifying officer. Directed undergraduate research/creative activity which may culminate in a research paper, journal article, or undergraduate thesis. Course will address responsible conduct of research. May be repeated
Repeatable up to 12 credits.

ETME 491  Special Topics: 1-3 Credits (1-3 Lec, 1-4 Lab)

PREREQUISITE: Course prerequisites as determined for each offering. Courses not required in any curriculum for which there is a particular one-time need, or given on a trial basis to determine acceptability and demand before requesting a regular course number
Repeatable up to 12 credits.

ETME 492  Independent Study: 1-3 Credits (1 Other)

PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of department head or director. Directed research and study on an individual basis
Repeatable up to 6 credits.

ETME 498  Internship: 1-12 Credits (1 Other)

PREREQUISITE: Junior standing, consent of instructor, and approval of department head. An individualized assignment arranged with an agency, business, or other organization to provide guided experience in the field

ETME 499R  Capstone: Mechanical Engineering Technology Design II: 3 Credits (1 Lec, 2 Lab, 1 Other)

PREREQUISITE: EGEN 330 or EGEN 325, and EGEN 331, EGEN 350, EMEC 360, EMEC 361, ETME 202, ETME 303, ETME 310, ETME 311, ETME 321, ETME 340, ETME 341, ETME 489R. For MET majors only. Senior capstone design experience in Mechanical Engineering Technology. Students implement and test the function of design prototypes, under the guidance of a faculty supervisor