 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Particle kinematics and kinetics, systems of particles, workenergy, impulse and momentum, rigidbody kinematics, relative motion, Coriolis acceleration, rigidbody kinetics, direct and oblique impact, eccentric impact.
Prerequisites: E 126 Mechanics of Solids (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Fundamental concepts of particle statics, equivalent force systems, equilibrium of rigid bodies, analysis of trusses and frames, forces in beam and machine parts, stress and strain, tension, shear and bending moment, flexure, combined loading, energy methods, statically indeterminate structures. Close 
MA 116 Calculus II (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates. Close 
PEP 112 Electricity and Magnetism (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Coulomb’s law, concepts of electric field and potential, Gauss’ law, capacitance, current and resistance, DC and RC transient circuits, magnetic fields, Ampere’s law, Faraday’s law of induction, inductance, A/C circuits, electromagnetic oscillations, Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic waves. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Concepts of energy, heat and work; thermodynamic properties of substances and property relationships, phase change; First and Second Laws for closed and open systems including steady and transient processes and cycles; using entropy; representative applications including vapor and gas power and refrigeration cycles.
Prerequisites: CH 115 General Chemistry I (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Atomic structure and periodic properties, stoichiometry, properties of gases, thermochemistry, chemical bond types, intermolecular forces, liquids and solids, chemical kinetics and introduction to organic chemistry and biochemistry. Close 
MA 116 Calculus II (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Continues from MA 115 with improper integrals, infinite series, Taylor series, and Taylor polynomials. Vectors operations in 3space, mathematical descriptions of lines and planes, and singlevariable calculus for parametric curves. Introduction to calculus for functions of two or more variables including graphical representations, partial derivatives, the gradient vector, directional derivatives, applications to optimization, and double integrals in rectangular and polar coordinates. Close 
PEP 111 Mechanics (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Vectors, kinetics, Newton’s laws, dynamics or particles, work and energy, friction, conserverative forces, linear momentum, centerofmass and relative motion, collisions, angular momentum, static equilibrium, rigid body rotation, Newton’s law of gravity, simple harmonic motion, wave motion and sound. Close 
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 (222) (LecLabCredit Hours) This course is intended to teach modern systematic design techniques used in the practice of mechanical engineering. Methodology for the development of design objective(s), literature surveys, base case designs, and design alternatives are given. Economic analyses with an emphasis on capital investment and operating costs are introduced. Integrated product and process design concepts are emphasized with case studies. Students are encouraged to select their senior capstone design project near the end of the course, form teams, and commence preliminary work. A number of design projects are required of all students. Corequisites: ME 345 Modeling and Simulation (233)(LecLabCredit Hours) Modeling and simulation methodologies including modelblock building, logical and data modeling, validation, simulation and tradeoff analysis, decisionmaking, and optimization. Product and assembly modeling; visual simulation; process modeling; production modeling; process plans and resource modeling, entity flow modeling including conveyors, transporters, and guided vehicles; Input and output statistical analysis. Several CAD/CAE simulation software are used. Close 
Prerequisites: BME 306 Introduction to Biomedical Engineering (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Overview of the biomedical engineering field with applications relevant to the healthcare industry such as medical instrumentation and devices. Introduction to the nervous system, propagation of the action potential, muscle contraction and introduction to the cardiovascular system. Discussion of ethical issues in biomedicine. Prerequisite: Sophomore Standing. Close 
E 321 Engineering Design V (032)(LecLabCredit Hours) This course includes both experimentation and openended design problems that are integrated with the Materials Processing course taught concurrently. Core design themes are further developed. Close 
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 (313) (LecLabCredit Hours) Applications of First and Second Laws to thermal systems including gas turbine, and internal and external combustion engines. Vapor cycles, including supercritical binary and combined cycles, regeneration and recuperation, gas compression, refrigeration and gas liquefaction. Analysis of thermal processes, including available energy and availability, irreversibility, effectiveness. Laboratory work in air compressors, internal combustion engines, furnaces, heat pumps, and gas turbines.
Prerequisites: ME 234 Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Concepts of energy, heat and work; thermodynamic properties of substances and property relationships, phase change; First and Second Laws for closed and open systems including steady and transient processes and cycles; using entropy; representative applications including vapor and gas power and refrigeration cycles.
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 (334) (LecLabCredit Hours) Properties of a fluid, basic flow analysis techniques, fluid kinematics, hydrostatics, manometry, pressure distribution in rigid body motion of a fluid, control volume analysis, conservation of mass, linear and angular momentum, Bernoulli and energy equations, dimensional analysis, viscous flow in pipes, flow metering devices, external flows, estimation of lift and drag, turbomachinery, open channel flow.
Prerequisites: E 126 Mechanics of Solids (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Fundamental concepts of particle statics, equivalent force systems, equilibrium of rigid bodies, analysis of trusses and frames, forces in beam and machine parts, stress and strain, tension, shear and bending moment, flexure, combined loading, energy methods, statically indeterminate structures. Close 
MA 221 Differential Equations (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Close 
ME 225 Dynamics (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Particle kinematics and kinetics, systems of particles, workenergy, impulse and momentum, rigidbody kinematics, relative motion, Coriolis acceleration, rigidbody kinetics, direct and oblique impact, eccentric impact. Close 
PEP 112 Electricity and Magnetism (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Coulomb’s law, concepts of electric field and potential, Gauss’ law, capacitance, current and resistance, DC and RC transient circuits, magnetic fields, Ampere’s law, Faraday’s law of induction, inductance, A/C circuits, electromagnetic oscillations, Maxwell’s equations and electromagnetic waves. Close 
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 (233) (LecLabCredit Hours) Modeling and simulation methodologies including modelblock building, logical and data modeling, validation, simulation and tradeoff analysis, decisionmaking, and optimization. Product and assembly modeling; visual simulation; process modeling; production modeling; process plans and resource modeling, entity flow modeling including conveyors, transporters, and guided vehicles; Input and output statistical analysis. Several CAD/CAE simulation software are used.
Prerequisites: E 234 Thermodynamics (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Concepts of heat and work; First and Second Laws for closed and open systems including steady processes and cycles; thermodynamic properties of substances and interrelationships; phase change and phase equilibrium; chemical reactions and chemical equilibrium; representative applications. Introduction to energy conversion systems, including direct energy conversion in fuelcells, photovoltaic systems, etc. Close 
MA 227 Multivariable Calculus (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes. Close 
ME 225 Dynamics (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Particle kinematics and kinetics, systems of particles, workenergy, impulse and momentum, rigidbody kinematics, relative motion, Coriolis acceleration, rigidbody kinetics, direct and oblique impact, eccentric impact. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Basic modes of heat transfer, steady heat conduction, extended surface heat transfer, transient heat conduction, computational methods, forced and free convection, boiling and condensation, thermal radiation, heat exchangers. Design projects.
Prerequisites: E 234 Thermodynamics (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Concepts of heat and work; First and Second Laws for closed and open systems including steady processes and cycles; thermodynamic properties of substances and interrelationships; phase change and phase equilibrium; chemical reactions and chemical equilibrium; representative applications. Introduction to energy conversion systems, including direct energy conversion in fuelcells, photovoltaic systems, etc. Close 
MA 227 Multivariable Calculus (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes. Close 
ME 342 Fluid Mechanics (334)(LecLabCredit Hours) Properties of a fluid, basic flow analysis techniques, fluid kinematics, hydrostatics, manometry, pressure distribution in rigid body motion of a fluid, control volume analysis, conservation of mass, linear and angular momentum, Bernoulli and energy equations, dimensional analysis, viscous flow in pipes, flow metering devices, external flows, estimation of lift and drag, turbomachinery, open channel flow. Close 
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 (313) (LecLabCredit Hours) The principles of dynamics as applied to the analysis of the accelerations and dynamic forces in machines such as linkages, cam systems, gears trains, belts, chains and couplings. The effect these dynamic forces have on the dynamic balance and operation of the machines and the attending stresses in the individual components of the machines. Some synthesis techniques. Students also work in teams on a semester long project associated with the design of a mechanical system from recognizing the need through a detailed conceptual design.
Prerequisites: E 126 Mechanics of Solids (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Fundamental concepts of particle statics, equivalent force systems, equilibrium of rigid bodies, analysis of trusses and frames, forces in beam and machine parts, stress and strain, tension, shear and bending moment, flexure, combined loading, energy methods, statically indeterminate structures. Close 
E 232 Engineering Design IV (233)(LecLabCredit Hours) This course continues the experiential sequence in design. Design projects are in, and lectures address the area of Electronics and Instrumentation. Core design themes are further developed. Close 
E 246 Electronics and Instrumentation (003)(LecLabCredit Hours) Signal acquisition procedures, instrumentation components; electronic amplifiers; signal conditioning; lowpass, highpass and bandpass filters; A/D converters and antialiasing filters; embedded control and instrumentation; microcontrollers; digital and analog I/O; instruments for measuring physical quantities such as motion, force, torque, temperature, pressure, etc.; FFT and elements of modern spectral analysis; random signals; standard deviation and bias. Laboratory experiments. Close 
E 246 Electronics and Instrumentation
(303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of AC analysis, phasors, power, energy, node equations, transformers, maximum power transfer, Laplace transforms; Fourier series and transforms; filters; Bode plots; opamps, ideal, difference, summing, integrating; Wheatstone bridge; strain gauge; position & pressure transducers; thermistors; instrumentation amplifiers; ideal diodes, full & ½ wave rectifiers; battery eliminator design; nonideal diodes, nonlinear analysis; junction transistors, DC models, saturation and cutoff; Boolean algebra; logic gates; A to D converters. Close 
MA 227 Multivariable Calculus (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes. Close 
ME 225 Dynamics (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Particle kinematics and kinetics, systems of particles, workenergy, impulse and momentum, rigidbody kinematics, relative motion, Coriolis acceleration, rigidbody kinetics, direct and oblique impact, eccentric impact. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Application of the principles of strength of materials to the analysis and design of machine parts. Stress and deflection analysis. Curved bars, multisupport shafts, torsion, cylinders under pressure, thermal stresses, creep, and relaxation, rotating disks, fasteners, springs, bearings, gears, brakes and other machine elements are considered. Failure of structural materials under cyclic stress.
Prerequisites: E 126 Mechanics of Solids (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Fundamental concepts of particle statics, equivalent force systems, equilibrium of rigid bodies, analysis of trusses and frames, forces in beam and machine parts, stress and strain, tension, shear and bending moment, flexure, combined loading, energy methods, statically indeterminate structures. Close 
MA 221 Differential Equations (404)(LecLabCredit Hours) Ordinary differential equations of first and second order, homogeneous and nonhomogeneous equations; improper integrals, Laplace transforms; review of infinite series, series solutions of ordinary differential equations near an ordinary point; boundaryvalue problems; orthogonal functions; Fourier series; separation of variables for partial differential equations. Close 
ME 358 Machine Dynamics and Mechanisms (313)(LecLabCredit Hours) The principles of dynamics as applied to the analysis of the accelerations and dynamic forces in machines such as linkages, cam systems, gears trains, belts, chains and couplings. The effect these dynamic forces have on the dynamic balance and operation of the machines and the attending stresses in the individual components of the machines. Some synthesis techniques. Students also work in teams on a semester long project associated with the design of a mechanical system from recognizing the need through a detailed conceptual design. Close 
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Technology and economics of energy sources, storage and utilization, overview of fundamental concepts of mechanical, thermal, chemical, nuclear, electrical energy conversion (practical and visionary), thermo chemical conversion, including combustion in power plants, propulsion systems, thermo mechanical conversion in nozzles and turbomachinery, "direct" energy conversion in fuel cells, etc., nuclear energy conversion. Corequisites: ME 354 Heat Transfer (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Basic modes of heat transfer, steady heat conduction, extended surface heat transfer, transient heat conduction, computational methods, forced and free convection, boiling and condensation, thermal radiation, heat exchangers. Design projects. Close 
Prerequisites: ME 335 Thermal Engineering (313)(LecLabCredit Hours) Applications of First and Second Laws to thermal systems including gas turbine, and internal and external combustion engines. Vapor cycles, including supercritical binary and combined cycles, regeneration and recuperation, gas compression, refrigeration and gas liquefaction. Analysis of thermal processes, including available energy and availability, irreversibility, effectiveness. Laboratory work in air compressors, internal combustion engines, furnaces, heat pumps, and gas turbines. Close 
ME 342 Fluid Mechanics (334)(LecLabCredit Hours) Properties of a fluid, basic flow analysis techniques, fluid kinematics, hydrostatics, manometry, pressure distribution in rigid body motion of a fluid, control volume analysis, conservation of mass, linear and angular momentum, Bernoulli and energy equations, dimensional analysis, viscous flow in pipes, flow metering devices, external flows, estimation of lift and drag, turbomachinery, open channel flow. Close 
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  (163) (LecLabCredit Hours) Senior design courses. Complete design sequence with a required capstone project spanning two semesters. While the focus is on the capstone disciplinary design experience, it includes the twocredit core module on Engineering Economic Design (E 421) during the first semester.
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 (163) (LecLabCredit Hours) Senior design courses. Complete design sequence with a required capstone project spanning two semesters. While the focus is on the capstone disciplinary design experience, it includes the twocredit core module on Engineering Economic Design (E 421) during the first semester.
Prerequisites: ME 423 (163)(LecLabCredit Hours) Senior design courses. Complete design sequence with a required capstone project spanning two semesters. While the focus is on the capstone disciplinary design experience, it includes the twocredit core module on Engineering Economic Design (E 421) during the first semester.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Differential equations of fluid flow, NavierStokes equations, introduction to fluid turbulence, inviscid incompressible flow, introduction to airfoil theory, compressible fluid flow and applications nozzles, ducts and airfoils.
Prerequisites: MA 227 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.
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ME 342 (334)(LecLabCredit Hours) Properties of a fluid, basic flow analysis techniques, fluid kinematics, hydrostatics, manometry, pressure distribution in rigid body motion of a fluid, control volume analysis, conservation of mass, linear and angular momentum, Bernoulli and energy equations, dimensional analysis, viscous flow in pipes, flow metering devices, external flows, estimation of lift and drag, turbomachinery, open channel flow.
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 (083) (LecLabCredit Hours) Individual investigation of a substantive character undertaken at an undergraduate level under the guidance of a faculty advisor leading to a thesis with a public defense. Thesis comitee will consist of the faculty advisor and one or more reader.
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 (083) (LecLabCredit Hours) Individual investigation of a substantive character undertaken at an undergraduate level under the guidance of a faculty advisor leading to a thesis with a public defense. Thesis comitee will consist of the faculty advisor and one or more reader.
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 (032) (LecLabCredit Hours) Experiments in selected mechanical engineering systems areas, including principles and applications of experimentation, dataacquisition, design of experiments, and written and oral reporting on experimental hardware and results.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Multidimensional stress, strain and transformation equations, yield conditions and theories of failure, constitutive laws including linear elasticity, viscoelasticity and temperature influences, equations of elasticity, simple applications to uniaxial stress and symmetric bending, unsymmetrical bending and shear center of beams, torsions, combined stresses with applications to beams, thinwalled cylinders and pressure tanks, shrink fits, bending beyond the elastic limit, instability and energy methods.
Prerequisites: ME 361 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Application of the principles of strength of materials to the analysis and design of machine parts. Stress and deflection analysis. Curved bars, multisupport shafts, torsion, cylinders under pressure, thermal stresses, creep, and relaxation, rotating disks, fasteners, springs, bearings, gears, brakes and other machine elements are considered. Failure of structural materials under cyclic stress.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Static and dynamic force analysis of mechanisms, dynamics of reciprocating and rotating machinery, balancing of machinery, friction and wear, vibration and noise control in machines, manipulators and robots, computeraided design.
Prerequisites: MA 227 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.
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ME 358 (313)(LecLabCredit Hours) The principles of dynamics as applied to the analysis of the accelerations and dynamic forces in machines such as linkages, cam systems, gears trains, belts, chains and couplings. The effect these dynamic forces have on the dynamic balance and operation of the machines and the attending stresses in the individual components of the machines. Some synthesis techniques. Students also work in teams on a semester long project associated with the design of a mechanical system from recognizing the need through a detailed conceptual design.
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 (313) (LecLabCredit Hours) Analysis and synthesis of feedback control systems to achieve specified stability and performance criteria, stability via rootlocus techniques, Nyquist's criterion, Bode and Nichol's plots, effect of various control laws and polezero compensation on performance, applications to servomechanisms, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems, analysis of nonlinear systems.
Prerequisites: E 246 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of AC analysis, phasors, power, energy, node equations, transformers, maximum power transfer, Laplace transforms; Fourier series and transforms; filters; Bode plots; opamps, ideal, difference, summing, integrating; Wheatstone bridge; strain gauge; position & pressure transducers; thermistors; instrumentation amplifiers; ideal diodes, full & ½ wave rectifiers; battery eliminator design; nonideal diodes, nonlinear analysis; junction transistors, DC models, saturation and cutoff; Boolean algebra; logic gates; A to D converters.
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MA 227 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Review of matrix operations, Cramer’s rule, row reduction of matrices; inverse of a matrix, eigenvalues and eigenvectors; systems of linear algebraic equations; matrix methods for linear systems of differential equations, normal form, homogeneous constant coefficient systems, complex eigenvalues, nonhomogeneous systems, the matrix exponential; double and triple integrals; polar, cylindrical and spherical coordinates; surface and line integrals; integral theorems of Green, Gauss and Stokes.
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ME 225 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Particle kinematics and kinetics, systems of particles, workenergy, impulse and momentum, rigidbody kinematics, relative motion, Coriolis acceleration, rigidbody kinetics, direct and oblique impact, eccentric impact.
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 (303) (LecLabCredit Hours) Analysis of both bulkforming (forging, extrusion, rolling, etc.) and sheetforming processes, metal cutting, and other related manufacturing processes; physics and stochastic nature of manufacturing processes and their effects on quality, rate, cost and flexibility; role of computeraided manufacturing in manufacturing system automation; methodologies used to plan and control a manufacturing system, forecasting, production scheduling, facility layout, inventory control, and project planning.
Prerequisites: ME 345 (233)(LecLabCredit Hours) Modeling and simulation methodologies including modelblock building, logical and data modeling, validation, simulation and tradeoff analysis, decisionmaking, and optimization. Product and assembly modeling; visual simulation; process modeling; production modeling; process plans and resource modeling, entity flow modeling including conveyors, transporters, and guided vehicles; Input and output statistical analysis. Several CAD/CAE simulation software are used.
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ME 361 (303)(LecLabCredit Hours) Application of the principles of strength of materials to the analysis and design of machine parts. Stress and deflection analysis. Curved bars, multisupport shafts, torsion, cylinders under pressure, thermal stresses, creep, and relaxation, rotating disks, fasteners, springs, bearings, gears, brakes and other machine elements are considered. Failure of structural materials under cyclic stress.
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