ME Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering by Queensville University develops the skill set that is required to pursue advancing positions in the field of mechanical engineering. It will enable them into learning to build small parts and large parts for equipment and a knowledge on chemicals and related components to better their understanding of mechanical engineering concepts.

Since VTU is focused on professional development so via this offering the university looks forwards to induce the habit of practical mechanical engineering concepts by including research papers and course works which would allow them to learn new and old principles in the same domain.

 

What will you learn from this course

Through this Masters program you will be able to do the following:

  • You will work on research based project.
  • You will able to apply engineering principles within and outside the classroom
  • Develop skill set relevant to employers need
  • Students are able to take leadership roles and move up the career ladder more quickly
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Information Research Strategies 2 Introduction to information research including electronic resources. This course is designed to help researchers locate, evaluate, and use information. It includes exploration of the research process, search strategies, locating resources, source documentation, and organization of research.
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Test Engineering Fundamentals 2 Fundamental concepts of testing electrical or mechatronic devices are presented. Topics include design for testability, test economics and product quality, fault models, functional and statistical techniques, IC parametric tests, boundary scans, built-in self tests, and board level design for testability.
Electronic Manufacturing 2 Emphasizes fundamentals of signal transmission theory, digital circuit design, the role of packaging in circuit performance, and PCB manufacturing.
Quality Control 2 Fundamentals of statistical quality control are studied. Areas of study include process improvement, reduction of variation, root cause analysis, measures and costs of quality, systems thinking, and analysis and use of non-numeric test results such as modeling using ordinal variables.
EMC Test Engineering Fundamentals 2 Introduction to concepts and methodologies used in Electromagnetic Compatibility conformance testing. Course will explore common design flaws that result in EMC issues as well as industry standard test methods used to uncover those flaws. Intended as preparation for NARTE EMC Technician and Engineer exam.
Digital Hardware Testing 2 The course emphasizes fundamentals of digital hardware design for testability, faults in digital circuits, fault simulation and test generation, memory testing, testing of sequential circuits, microprocessor testing, digital circuit design, the role of packaging in circuit performance and PCB manufacturing.
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Mechanics of Composite Materials 2 Introduces engineering properties and advantages of fibrous composites, the governing equations of mechanics of anisotropic, laminated materials. Develops micromechanics methods for predicting the elastic properties of the composite and classical lamination theory, including hygrothermal effects, and applies them to stress and failure analysis of composite structures.
Advanced Thermodynamics 2 A study of the principles of thermodynamics, including fundamental concepts and introduction of the analytical treatments of the first, second and combined first and second laws of thermodynamics. Topics include irreversibility, availability (exergy), thermodynamic relations, mixtures, chemical reactions, and chemical equilibrium.
Advanced Fluid Mechanics 2 Develops control volume forms of balance laws governing fluid motion and applies to problems involving rockets, pumps, sprinklers, etc. Derives and studies differential forms of governing equations for incompressible viscous flows. Some analytical solutions are obtained and students are exposed to rationale behind computational solution in conjunction with CFD software demonstration. Also covers qualitative aspects of lift and drag, loss of stability of laminar flows, turbulence, and vortex shedding.
Computational Fluids Engineering 2 Introduces computational methods used to solve fluid mechanics and thermal transport problems. Discusses theoretical and practical aspects. Modern computer-based tools are used to reinforce principles and introduce advanced topics in fluid mechanics and thermal transport.
Fuel Cell Technology 2 Fuel cell technology basics, operating principles and performance will be discussed from energy and thermodynamic viewpoints. Major types will be described and emphasis will be on construction features, performance behavior and analysis. The balance of fuel cell power plant and thermal system design and analysis that affect power generation; as well as hydrogen infrastructure and issues related to delivering electrical power generated from the fuel cell will be covered.
Phase-Change & Two-Phase Flows 2 Considers two-phase flow patterns for air-water, condensing, and boiling flows in the context of interface conditions (surface tension, etc.) and interfacial instabilities that lead to interfacial waves, droplet formation, etc. The course emphasizes development of model equations. Relevant experimental data leading to pressure drop correlations, interfacial shear models, etc., are discussed. The model equations and empirical correlations are used to estimate solutions of problems.
Design for Reliability 2 Emphasizes the importance of reliability in design, covering basic concepts of series, parallel, standby and mixed systems. Uses conditional probability and multimodefunctions as methods for problem solution. Considers derating and reliability testing.
Analytical Vibroacoustics 2 First in a series of two courses on vibro-acoustics to provide a unified approach to study noise and vibration. Emphasizes interaction between sound waves and structures. Presents advanced vibration concepts with computational tools. Discusses wave-modal duality.
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Vehicle Dynamics 3 This course will introduce the models and techniques needed to predict the performance of a road vehicle during drive off, braking, ride, and steering manuevers. Topics to be covered include: acceleration and braking performance, drive train performance including an introduction to hybrid electric power train architecture, vehicle handling, suspension modeling, tire models, and steering control. Matlab will be used as a computational tool for implementation of the models.
Micromanufacturing Processes 3 Introduces the processes and equipment for fabricating microsystems and the methods for measuring component size and system performance. Fabrication processes include microscale milling, drilling, diamond machining, and lithography. Measurement methods include interferometry and scanning electron microscopy. No credit for both MEEM4640 MEEM5640.
Data Based Modeling & Control 3 System modeling and analysis from observed data for computer-aided design and manufacturing, providing differential equation models. Computer routines for modeling, forecasting with accuracy assessment and minimum mean-squared error control. Underlying system analysis, including stability and feedback interpretation, periodic and exponential trends. Uses illustrative applications to real-life data, including team projects.
Micro and Nano Fabrication for Energy Applications 3 The course will focus on the working principles of energy devices; micro and nanoscale energy science and the relevant fabrication and characterization technologies. The class will also discuss research methodology and the current trends in this research field.
Experimental Design in Engineering 3 Review of basic statistical concepts. Models for testing significance of one or many factors. Reducing experimental effort by incomplete blocks, and Latin squares. Factorial and fractional factorial designs. Response surface analysis for optimal response.
Dynamic Measurement/Signal Analysis 3 Assessment of measurement system requirements: transducers, conditioners, and displays of dynamic measurands. Time-, frequency-, probabilistic-, and correlative-domain approaches to dynamic signal analysis: sampled data, discrete Fourier transforms, digital filtering, estimation errors, system identification, calibration, recording. Introduction to wavelet analysis. All concepts reinforced in laboratory and simulation exercises.
Advanced Space Mechanics 3 This course presents the vector-based solution of the two-body problem and the solution for Kepler's equations. The course will also cover basic orbit determination techniques, impulsive orbit transfer maneuvers, interplanetary trajectories, ground tracks, and rendevous problems
Distributed Embedded Control Systems 3 This course will develop an understanding for the design and application of embedded control systems. Topics to be covered include: embedded system architecture, model-based embedded system design, real-time control, communication protocols, signal processing, and human machine interface. Embedded applications in advanced hybrid electric vehicles will also be introduced.
Engineering Fracture Mechanics 3 Development of the stress and deformation fields present near the tips of cracks. Uses elasticity solutions, plasticity corrections, and numerical methods in modeling these fields. Introduces fracture criteria and explains the various parameters used to develop these criteria.
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Thesis 3 An independent research and scholar reporting on a selected topic specifically selected from related subjects. The department schedules and coordinates a number of seminars to assist students selecting the topics and to fine tune their work up to reporting. Credit is granted based on the quality of final product after evaluation of correctness, simplicity and clarity, amount of work done, amount of references and materials used and optimality factors.