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Courses - MAE Lower Division

101A. Introduction to Aerospace Engineering (1)

Prerequisite: Freshman standing or consent of instructor and MATH 111 or MATH 113 or MATH 122 with a grade of "C" or better.
Role of various types of engineering specialties in the development of an actual aerospace vehicle product. Current social, ethical and environmental issues in Aerospace Engineering solutions. Life-long learning skills using resources from professional societies and Internet are also emphasized.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in: MAE 101AH. Same Course as MAE 101AH. (Lecture-problem 1 hour)

101AH. Introduction to Aerospace Engineering (1)

Prerequisite: Freshman standing or consent of instructor and MATH 111 or MATH 113 or MATH 122 with a grade of "C" or better.
Role of various types of engineering specialties in the development of an actual aerospace vehicle product. Current social, ethical and environmental issues in Aerospace Engineering solutions. Life-long learning skills using resources from professional societies and Internet are also emphasized.
Letter grade only (A-F). Same course as MAE 101A. Open to students in the Engineering Honors Program. Additional assignments/projects adding depth to the course materials required for Engineering Honors students. Not open for credit to students with credit in MAE 101A. (Lecture-problems 1 hour).

101B. Introduction to Mechanical Engineering (1)

Prerequisite: Freshman standing or consent of instructor and MATH 111 or MATH 113 or MATH 122 with a grade of "C" or better.
Introduction to mechanical engineering as a profession. Past, present, and future trends and related professional opportunities and challenges. Introduction to mechanical engineering curriculum studies. Social, economical, cultural, legal and ethical issues related to mechanical engineering and its applications.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to students with credit in: MAE 101BH. Same Course as MAE 101BH. (Lecture-problems 1 hour).

101BH. Introduction to Mechanical Engineering (1)

Prerequisite: Freshman standing or consent of instructor and MATH 111 or MATH 113 or MATH 122 with a grade of "C" or better.
Introduction to mechanical engineering as a profession. Past, present, and future trends and related professional opportunities and challenges. Introduction to mechanical engineering curriculum studies. Social, economical, cultural, legal and ethical issues related to mechanical engineering and its applications.
Letter grade only (A-F). Same course as MAE 101B. Open to students in the Engineering Honors Program. Additional assignments/projects adding depth to the course materials required for Engineering Honors students. Not open for credit to students with credit in MAE 101B. (Lecture-problems 1 hour).

172. Engineering Design Graphics (2)

Engineering design graphics and visualization skills using CAD software. Emphasis on industrial practice involving component and assembly modeling and drawings for actual products. Standards, tolerances, surface finishes, and other attributes of drawings addressed. Projects involving modeling of systems and subsystems.
Letter grade only (A-F). Not open for credit to student with credit in MAE 172A, MAE 172B, MAE 172C. (Lecture-Problems 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours).

172A. Engineering Design Graphics - AutoCAD (2)

Prerequisites: None
Engineering graphics and drafting principles focusing on civil engineering applications. Graphic expressions using AutoCAD, 2D drawing, standards, tolerances in civil engineering, geometric construction, Multiview, sectional view, dimensioning, and detail drawings. Projects, homework involving architectural and civil engineering plans in AutoCAD.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours). Not open for credit to students with credit in MAE 172.

172B. Engineering Design Graphics - SolidWorks (2)

Prerequisites: None
Graphics concept and visualization. Graphic expressions using SolidWorks, emphasis on industrial practice involving part and assembly drawings for actual products, standards, tolerances, surface finishes, and other attributes on drawings, and production drawings. Projects involving complete design of systems and subsystems.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours). Not open for credit to student with credit in MAE 172.

172C. Engineering Design Graphics - CATIA (2)

Prerequisites: None
Graphics concept and visualization. Graphic expressions using CATIA, emphasis on industrial practice involving part and assembly drawings for actual products, standards, tolerances, surface finishes, and other attributes on drawings, and production drawings. Projects involving complete design of systems and subsystems.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-Problems 1 hour, Laboratory 3 hours). Not open for credit to student with credit in MAE 172

205. Computer Methods in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2)

Prerequisites: MATH 122 with a grade of "C" or better.
Application of computer programming to engineering problem solving. Structured approach to problems. Input-output concepts for both numerical and graphical results.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-problems 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours)

272. Introduction to Manufacturing Processes (2)

Prerequisite: MAE 172 or MAE 172B or MAE 172C with a grade of "C" or better
Manufacturing processes, properties of materials; metals production; foundry, casting, heat treatment; welding, powder metallurgy, plastics, metrology; working metals, press work; machine tool elements, numerical control; metal cutting/turning; drilling, boring, milling; shaping planning, sawing broaching; grinding, sanding; gears, gear-cutting, threads, thread-cutting.
Letter grade only (A-F). (Lecture-problems 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours)


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