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Fluid Mechanics/Microfluidics curriculum

Fluid Mechanics/Microfluidics core courses

Quarter Course Cr. Title
Autumn ME 431 4 Advanced Fluid Mechanics
Winter ME 536 3 Micro and Nanoscale Fluid Transport Phenomena

Other suggested courses

Quarter Course Cr. Title
Autumn ME 410 3 Nanodevices: Design and Manufacture
Autumn ME 503 3 Continuum Mechanics 1
Autumn ME 511 3 Biological Frameworks for Engineers
Autumn ME 561 3 Mechanics of Thin Films
Autumn CEE 588 3 Energy Infrastructure and the Environment
Winter ME 507 3 Fluid Mechanics 1 [Course website]
Spring ME 534 3 Fluid Mechanics II 1 [Course website]

Sample Schedule*

Required courses   
Courses that fulfill computational and numerical analysis requirement
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 564 AUT Yr 1 3
ME 538 AUT Yr 1 4
ME 503 1 AUT Yr 1 3
Or ME 511 AUT Yr 1 3
Total credits 10 or 11
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 565 WIN Yr 1 3
Or ME 574 WIN Yr 1 3
ME 507 1 WIN Yr 1 3
ME 541 WIN Yr 1 3
ME 598,
or ME 600
WIN Yr 1 variable
Total credits 10
Course no. Quarter Credits
Or ME 535 SPR Yr 1 3
ME 537 (odd),
(Cardiovascular Fluid)
SPR Yr 1 3
ME 534 (even) SPR Yr 1 3
ME 598,
or ME 600
SPR Yr 1 variable
Total credits 10
Course no. Quarter Credits
ME 537 (even),
(Topics in Fluid Mech)
AUT Yr 2 3
Elective course AUT Yr 2 3
Elective course AUT Yr 2 3
ME 598,
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.