California State University Los Angeles - Department of Mechanical Engineering

Curriculum for M.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering
(45 units)


  • MACHINE DESIGN, APPLIED MACHANICS
      ME 402
      • Advanced Mechanics of Materials (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 411
      • Vibrational Analysis I (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 412
      • Strength of Materials Laboratory (1)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 414
      • Machine Design II (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 421
      • Dynamics of Mechanisms (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 423
      • Introduction to Finite Element Method (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 501A
      • Advanced Mechanics of Particles (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 501B
      • Advanced Mechanics of Rigid Bodies (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 503
      • Design of Mechanical Systems and Products (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 511
      • Vibrational Analysis II (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 514
      • Fatigue and Failure in Engineering Design (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
  • MANUFACTURING AND MATERIALS
      ME 428
      • Automation and Manufacturing (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 430
      • Properties and Selection of Engineering Materials (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 431
      • Metallography Laboratory (1)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 481
      • Introduction to Robotics (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      EE/ME 491
      • Robotics Laboratory (1)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 528
      • Metalforming Science and Applications (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 528
      • Machining Science and Applications (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 530
      • Near-Net-Shape Manufacturing and Surface Treatment (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 531
      • Processing of and Design with Modern Engineering Materials (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
  • THERMAL AND FLUID SCIENCES
      ME 406
      • Heat Transfer II (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 407
      • Design of Thermal Systems (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 408
      • Fluid Mechanics II (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 413
      • Fluid Mechanics Laboratory II (1)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 415
      • Air Conditioning (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 416
      • Energy Systems (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 504
      • Thermal Radiation (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 505
      • Heat Conduction (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 506
      • Heat Convection (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 507
      • Fluid Mechanics III (currently being developed) (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 525
      • Computational Fluid Mechanics (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
  • AEROSPACE AND CONTROL ENGINEERING
      ME 403
      • Aerodynamics (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 404
      • Aircraft Design (4)
        (currently being developed)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 410
      • Control of Mechanical Systems (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 418
      • Flight Mechanics I (Flight Dynamics) (4)
        (currently being developed)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 422
      • Optimization of Engineering Systems (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 508
      • Compressible Fluids (4)
        (soon to be renamed to high speed aerodynamics)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 509
      • Advanced Combustion and Propulsion (4)
        (currently being developed)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 515
      • Air Quality and Pollution (4)
        (currently being developed)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 518
      • Flight Mechanics II (Flight Dynamics and Control) (4)
        (currently being developed)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 521
      • Dynamic Systems Analysis (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 522
      • Optimal Control of Mechanical Systems (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 524
      • Nonlinear Control (4)
        (currently being developed)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
  • ADDITIONAL COURSES
      ME 454
      • Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering (1-4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 409
      • Mechanical Engineering Analysis (4)
        (required for all MS students)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 419
      • Computer Aided Mechanical Engineering (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 554
      • Special Graduate Topics in Mechanical Engineering (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 595
      • Directed Student Teaching (1)
        (currently under development)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 596
      • Comprehensive Examination (0)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 597
      • Graduate Research (1-5)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 598
      • Graduate Directed Study (1-4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE
      ME 599
      • Thesis (4)
          Prerequisites:
        • NONE


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