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Dynamics & Vibrations curriculum

Dynamics & Vibrations core courses

Quarter Course Cr. Title
Autumn ME 469 4 Applications of Dynamics in Engineering
Autumn ME 588 3 Dynamics and Vibrations
Winter ME 589 (even) 3 Vibrations
Spring ME 540 3 Renewable Energy II

Other suggested courses

Quarter Course Cr. Title
Autumn AMATH 570 5 Approximation Theory and Spectral Methods
Autumn (odd) AA 524 3 Aeroacoustics
Autumn AA 530 3 Mechanics of Solids
Autumn AA 571 3 Principles of Dynamics I
Autumn BIOEN 420 4 Medical Imaging
Autumn CEE 501 3 Structural Mechanics
Autumn CEE 502 3 Structural Dynamics
Autumn EE 436 4 Medical Instrumentation
Autumn ME 473 4 Instrumentation
Autumn ME 503 3 Continuum Mechanics
Autumn ME 526 3 Special Topics in Acoustics
Autumn MSE 475 4 Introduction to Composite Materials
Winter AMATH 502/402 5 Introduction to Dynamical Systems and Chaos
Winter (odd) AMATH 507 5 Calculus of Variations
Winter AMATH 568 5 Advanced Methods for Ordinary Differential Equations 1
Winter (odd) AA 528 3 Spacecraft Dynamics and Control
Winter ME 450 3 Introduction to Composite Materials and Design
Winter ME 470 3 Mechanical Vibrations
Winter ME 559 3 Introduction to Fracture Mechanics
Winter RADGY 508 4 Physical Aspects of Medical Imaging
Spring AMATH 503/403 5 Methods for Partial Differential Equations
Spring AMATH 569 5 Advanced Methods for Partial Differential Equations 1
Spring (even) AMATH 572 5 Introduction to Applied Stochastic Analysis
Spring (odd) AMATH 575 5 Dynamical Systems
Spring AA 480 3 Systems Dynamics

Spring (odd) AA 553 3 Vibrations of Aerospace Systems

Spring CEE 515 3 Earthquake Engineering I

Spring CEE 517 3 Wind Engineering Design

Spring ME 525 3 Applied Acoustics I

Spring ME 528 4 Acoustics of Environmental Noise
Spring ME 599 var Special Topics on Dynamics and Vibration 2

1 For students continuing for Ph.D.

2 Special topics may include vibration of continuous systems, damped systems, and gyroscopic systems.

Sample Schedule*

Required courses   
Courses that fulfill computational and numerical analysis requirement
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 564 AUT Yr 1 3
ME 588 AUT Yr 1 4
ME 469 AUT Yr 1 3
Or ME 473 AUT Yr 1 4
Total credits 10 or 11
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 565 WIN Yr 1 3
ME 574 WIN Yr 1 3
ME 470
or ME 589 (even)
WIN Yr 1 3
ME 598 2
or ME 600
WIN Yr 1 variable
Total credits 10
Course no. Quarter Credits
Or ME 535 SPR Yr 1 3
ME 525 SPR Yr 1 3
ME 559 SPR Yr 1 3
ME 540 SPR Yr 1 3
ME 598 2
or ME 600
SPR Yr 1 variable
Total credits 10
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 503 1 AUT Yr 2 3
Elective course AUT Yr 2 3
Elective course AUT Yr 2 3
ME 598 2
or ME 600
AUT Yr 2 variable
Total credits 11
Grand total 42

* May be adjusted based on student's selection of concentrations and elective courses.

1 For students continuing for Ph.D.

2 Special topics may include vibration of continuous systems, damped systems, and gyroscopic systems.