ME 4001
Hussein Aluie
MWF 11:50AM  12:40PM

This course covers the classical partial differential equations of mathematical physics: the heat equation, the Laplace equation, and the wave equation. The primary technique covered in the course is separation of variables, which leads to solutions in the form of eigenfunction expansions. The topics include Fourier series, separation of variables, SturmLiouville theory, unbounded domains and the Fourier transform, spherical coordinates and Legendres equation, cylindrical coordinates and Bessels equation. The software package Mathematica will be used extensively. Prior knowledge of Mathematica is helpful but not essential. In the last two weeks of the course, there will be a project on an assigned topic. The course will include applications in heat conduction, electrostatics, fluid flow, and acoustics.
 Location
 Wegmans Room 1400 (MWF 11:50AM  12:40PM)

ME 4002
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F 3:25PM  4:40PM

This course covers the classical partial differential equations of mathematical physics: the heat equation, the Laplace equation, and the wave equation. The primary technique covered in the course is separation of variables, which leads to solutions in the form of eigenfunction expansions. The topics include Fourier series, separation of variables, SturmLiouville theory, unbounded domains and the Fourier transform, spherical coordinates and Legendres equation, cylindrical coordinates and Bessels equation. The software package Mathematica will be used extensively. Prior knowledge of Mathematica is helpful but not essential. In the last two weeks of the course, there will be a project on an assigned topic. The course will include applications in heat conduction, electrostatics, fluid flow, and acoustics.
 Location
 Bausch & Lomb Room 109 (F 3:25PM  4:40PM)

ME 4031
Adam Sefkow
TR 9:40AM  10:55AM

Review of numerical solutions of ODE's including stability and related concepts, boundary value problems, shooting methods; computational methods for PDE's: consistency and stability analysis (von Neumann, Kreiss), differential approximations, analysis of implicit methods, applications from hydrodynamics (NavierStokes), elliptical problems with nonconstant coefficients, wave propagation in finite and infinite domains. At the conclusion of this course, the student should be comfortable with modern super computing techniques to solve physical problems of interest for his/her dissertation research.
 Location
 Goergen Hall Room 109 (TR 9:40AM  10:55AM)

ME 4332
Andrea Pickel
TR 11:05AM  12:20PM

Understanding energy transport and conversion at the nanoscale requires a detailed picture of interactions among molecules, electrons, phonons, and photons. This course draws on relevant concepts of statistical thermodynamics and solid state physics to describe the physical mechanisms of energy transport and conversion in nanoscale systems. Topics covered include kinetic theory of gases, thermodynamic distribution functions, energy carrier dispersion relations, Boltzmann transport equation modeling of thermal and electrical properties, size effects (classical and quantum) on material properties, and thermoelectric and photovoltaic energy conversion.
 Location
 Meliora Room 221 (TR 11:05AM  12:20PM)

ME 4341
Chuang Ren
TR 3:25PM  4:40PM

Basic plasma parameters; quasineutrality, Debye length, plasma frequency, plasma parameter, Charged particle motion: orbit theory. Basic plasma equations; derivation of fluid equations from the Vlasov equation. Waves in plasmas. MHD theory. Energy balance.
 Location
 Online Room 13 (ASE) (TR 3:25PM  4:40PM)

ME 4371
Jessica Shang
MW 3:25PM  4:40PM

The study of incompressible flow covers fluid motions which are gentle enough that the density of the fluid changes little or none. Topics: Conservation equations. Bernoullis equation, the NavierStokes equations. Inviscid flows; vorticity; potential flows; stream functions; complex potentials. Viscosity and Reynolds number; some exact solutions with viscosity; boundary layers; low Reynolds number flows. Waves.
 Location
 Gavett Hall Room 202 (MW 3:25PM  4:40PM)

ME 4391
Hussein Aluie
MW 2:00PM  3:15PM

This is an introduction to turbulence theory and modeling for graduate students in engineering and the physical sciences. This course stresses intuitive physical understanding, mathematical analysis techniques,and numerical methodologies. It will highlight applications in various disciplines, including aeronautics,fusion sciences, geophysics and astrophysics.
 Location
 Lattimore Room 201 (MW 2:00PM  3:15PM)

ME 4411
Hesamaldin Askari
MW 10:25AM  11:40AM

This course provides a thorough grounding on the theory and application of linear finite element analysis in solid mechanics and related disciplines. Topics: structural matrix analysis concepts and computational procedures; shape functions and element formulation methods for 1D, 2D problems; variational methods, weighted residual methods and Galerkin techniques; isoparametric elements; error estimation and convergence; global analysis aspects. Term project and homework require computer implementation of 1D and 2D finite element procedures using Matlab. Term project not required for ME254
 Location
 Online Room 14 (ASE) (MW 10:25AM  11:40AM)

ME 4451
Ethan BurnhamFay
TR 4:50PM  6:05PM

This course focuses teaching the multidisciplinary aspects of designing complex, precise systems. In these systems, aspects from mechanics, optics, electronics, design for manufacturing/assembly, and metrology/qualification must all be considered to design, build, and demonstrate a successful precisionsystem. The goal of this class is to develop a fundamental understanding of multidisciplinary design for designing the next generation of advanced instrumentation.
 Location
 Bausch & Lomb Room 109 (TR 4:50PM  6:05PM)

ME 4601
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TR 4:50PM  6:05PM

Review of basic thermodynamic quantities and laws; equations of state; statistical mechanics; heat capacity; relations between physical properties; Jacobian algebra; phase transformations, phase diagrams and chemical reactions; partial molal and excess quantities, phases of variable composition; free energy of binary and multicomponent systems; surfaces and interfaces. The emphasis is on the physical and chemical properties of micro and nano solids including stress and strain variables.
 Location
 Online Room 15 (ASE) (TR 4:50PM  6:05PM)

ME 4622
Liyanagamage Dias; Robert Russell
M 9:00AM  10:15AM

Lecture and laboratory. Lecture: engineering problem solving methodologies and review of basic statistics. Laboratory: dealing with solids/materials instrumentation Students work in groups of three. Graduate students work alone on independent projects.
 Location
 Online Room 15 (ASE) (M 9:00AM  10:15AM)

ME 4623
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F 2:00PM  3:15PM

Lecture and laboratory. Lecture: engineering problem solving methodologies and review of basic statistics. Laboratory: dealing with solids/materials instrumentation Students work in groups of three. Graduate students work alone on independent projects.
 Location
 Online Room 17 (ASE) (F 2:00PM  3:15PM)

ME 4624
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M 2:00PM  3:15PM

Lecture and laboratory. Lecture: engineering problem solving methodologies and review of basic statistics. Laboratory: dealing with solids/materials instrumentation Students work in groups of three. Graduate students work alone on independent projects.
 Location
 Online Room 17 (ASE) (M 2:00PM  3:15PM)

ME 4625
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W 2:00PM  3:15PM

Lecture and laboratory. Lecture: engineering problem solving methodologies and review of basic statistics. Laboratory: dealing with solids/materials instrumentation Students work in groups of three. Graduate students work alone on independent projects.
 Location
 Online Room 17 (ASE) (W 2:00PM  3:15PM)

ME 4626
Liyanagamage Dias; Robert Russell
W 9:00AM  10:15AM

Lecture and laboratory. Lecture: engineering problem solving methodologies and review of basic statistics. Laboratory: dealing with solids/materials instrumentation Students work in groups of three. Graduate students work alone on independent projects.
 Location
 Online Room 15 (ASE) (W 9:00AM  10:15AM)

ME 4821
Mark Buckley
TR 11:05AM  12:20PM

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 Goergen Hall Room 101 (TR 11:05AM  12:20PM)

ME 4952
Christopher Muir
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ME 4953
Hesamaldin Askari
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ME 4954
Jessica Shang
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ME 4955
JongHoon Nam
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ME 4971
John Lambropoulos
F 1:30PM  3:00PM

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ME 5351
Andrei Maximov
MW 4:50PM  6:05PM

Breakeven conditions for inertial confinement fusion. The coronal plasma. Inverse bremsstrahlung absorption. Resonance absorption. Parametric instabilities. Nonlinear plasma waves. Zakharov equations and collapse.
 Location
 Hutchison Hall Room 140 (MW 4:50PM  6:05PM)

ME 5371
Gilbert Collins; James Rygg
TR 2:00PM  3:15PM

This course will survey the field of highenergydensity science (HEDS), extending from ultradense matter to the radiationdominated regime. Topics include: experimental and computational methods for the productions, manipulation, and diagnosis of HED matter, thermodynamic equationsofstate; dynamic transitions between equilibrium phases; and radiative and other transport properties. Throughout the course, we will make connections with key HEDS applications in astrophysics, laboratory fusion, and new quantum states of matter
 Location
 Goergen Hall Room 109 (TR 2:00PM  3:15PM)

ME 59502
Adam Sefkow
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ME 59503
Jessica Shang
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ME 59504
Chuang Ren
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ME 59505
Douglas Kelley
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ME 59506
Dustin Froula
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ME 59507
Gilbert Collins
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ME 59508
Hesamaldin Askari
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ME 59509
Hussein Aluie
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ME 5951
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ME 59510
Andrea Pickel
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ME 59511
John Lambropoulos
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ME 59512
Jonathan Davies
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ME 59513
JongHoon Nam
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ME 59514
Kevin Parker
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ME 59515
Liyanagamage Dias
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ME 59516
Niaz Abdolrahim
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ME 59517
Paul Funkenbusch
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ME 59518
Sean Regan
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ME 8951
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ME 89701
John Lambropoulos
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ME 89702
Hesamaldin Askari
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ME 9951
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ME 9971
John Lambropoulos
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ME 9991
John Lambropoulos
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