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MCEG 5043
PHYSICAL METALLURGY

Prerequisites: MCEG 2023, MCEG 3013 and MCEG 3313. This course provides the student with an in-depth background to the mechanisms and applications of dislocation motion, crystal plasticity, phase transformations and solidification processes. Common industrial and experimental processes are studied for both ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Note: May not be taken for credit after completion of MCEG 4043.


MCEG 5053
CORROSION PRINCIPLES

Prerequisites: MCEG 2023, MCEG 3313, CHEM 2124. This course provides the student with an introductory study on the principles, mechanisms and chemistry of material corrosion. The study will extend to material failures linked to corrosion processes and effects of environment on corrosion potiontial and kinetics. Note: May not be taken for credit after completion of MCEG 4053.


MCEG 5323
POWER PLANT SYSTEMS

Prerequisites: MCEG 3313, 4403 A study of the design and operation of steam-electric power plant components and sytems. Fossil and renewable entergy plants are emphasized. Note: May not be taken for credit after completion of MCEG 4323.


MCEG 5413
FINITE ELEMENT ANALYSIS

Prerequisites: ELEG 2103, MCEG(ELEG) 3003 and MCEG 3013 Introduction to approximate methods using finite elements. Development of the finite element method using variational formulations. Applications include machine design, mechanical vibrations, heat transfer, fluid flow and electromagnetics.


MCEG 5453
ENERGY MANAGEMENT

Prerequisites: MCEG 3313, MCEG 4403, MCEG 4443, or consent of instructor Energy management in commercial building and industrial plants. Utility rate structures. Sources of primary energy. Energy conversion devices. Prime movers of energy. Heat. Electricity. Lighting. HVAC Equipment. Building envelope. Electric motors. Estimating energy savings. Economic justification. Energy auditing.


MCEG 5463
HEAT/VENT/AIR-COND DESIG

Prerequisite: MCEG 3313 A study of the principles of human thermal comfort including applied psychrometrics and air-conditioning processes. Fundamentals of analysis of heating and cooling loads and design of HVAC systems. Note: May not be taken for graduate credit after completion of MCEG 4463.


MCEG 5503
NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS I

Prerequisites: MCEG 3503, MCEG 4403 A study of the various types of nuclear reactor plants including the methods used for entergy conversion. Relative advantages/disadvantages of various plant types investigated. Note: May not be taken for credit after completion of MCEG 4503.


MCEG 5993
SPECIAL PROBLEMS

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor A individual or group study in an advanced area of engineering under the direction of a faculty advisor. May be taught in conjunction with an associated MCEG 4993 section. Note: Student may not take 5993 for credit after gaining credit for a 4993 section with the same topic.


MCEG 6443
ADVANCED HEAT TRANSFER

Prerequisites or Co-requisites: MCEG 3313, 4403, 4443 or permission of instructor. A study of the advanced principles of heat transfer: numerical methods in heat transfer, advanced boundary layer theory, advanced thermal radiation topics and heat exchangers.


MCEG 6503
REACTOR PHYSICS

Prerequisites: PHYS 3213, MCEG 3503, MATH 5243 A study of the fundamental physical principles in the operation and design of nuclear reactors. Includes neutron-nucleus interations, neutron entergy spectra and energy dependent cross sections, neutron transport and diffusion theory, multi-group approximations, criticality calculations, and reactor analysis and design mehtods.


MCEG 6513
RADIATION MEASUREMENT

Prerequisites: MCEG 3503, MCEG 3512 The study of radiation techniques and equipment used by scientists and engineers. Topics of interest will include techniques and equipment for detecting ionizing radiation below about 20 MeV, Coincidence counting methods, and reactor laboratory experiments (as available). Lecture two hours, lab three hours.


MCEG 6523
NUCLEAR MATERIALS

Prerequisites: MCEG 2023 and MCEG 3503 A study of the properties of materials utilized in nuclear reactors, shielding systems and other systems exposed to radiation. Emphasis will be placed on understanding and mitigation the damage of such materials by neutron and gamma radiation.


MCEG 6533
RAD INTERACT AND SHIELD

Prerequisites: MCEG 3503, MCEG 3523 Radiation Interactions and Shielding. Basic principles of radiation interactions, transport and shielding. Radiation sources, nuclear reactions, radiation transport, photon interactions, dosimetry, and shielding design will be covered.


MCEG 6881
WORKSHOP

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor The workshop will require the equivalency of fifteen clock hours of instrctuion per credit hour.


MCEG 6882
WORKSHOP

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor The workshop will require the equivalency of fifteen clock hours of instrctuion per credit hour.


MCEG 6883
WORKSHOP

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor The workshop will require the equivalency of fifteen clock hours of instrctuion per credit hour.


MCEG 6891
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Prerequisites: Completion of 18 hours toward program requirements, approval of advisor. Students will complete an engineering project approved by their Advisory Committee. The project must include elements of engineering design and project management with a subject relevant to the student's program of study. Successful completion of the project will include a professional report and full presentation of the project findings/results.


MCEG 6892
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Prerequisites: Completion of 18 hours toward program requirements, approval of advisor. Students will complete an engineering project approved by their Advisory Committee. The project must include elements of engineering design and project management with a subject relevant to the student's program of study. Successful completion of the project will include a professional report and full presentation of the project findings/results.


MCEG 6893
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Prerequisites: Completion of 18 hours toward program requirements, approval of advisor. Students will complete an engineering project approved by their Advisory Committee. The project must include elements of engineering design and project management with a subject relevant to the student's program of study. Successful completion of the project will include a professional report and full presentation of the project findings/results.


MCEG 6894
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Prerequisites: Completion of 18 hours toward program requirements, approval of advisor. Students will complete an engineering project approved by their Advisory Committee. The project must include elements of engineering design and project management with a subject relevant to the student's program of study. Successful completion of the project will include a professional report and full presentation of the project findings/results.


MCEG 6895
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Prerequisites: Completion of 18 hours toward program requirements, approval of advisor. Students will complete an engineering project approved by their Advisory Committee. The project must include elements of engineering design and project management with a subject relevant to the student's program of study. Successful completion of the project will include a professional report and full presentation of the project findings/results.


MCEG 6896
INDEPENDENT STUDY

Prerequisites: Completion of 18 hours toward program requirements, approval of advisor. Students will complete an engineering project approved by their Advisory Committee. The project must include elements of engineering design and project management with a subject relevant to the student's program of study. Successful completion of the project will include a professional report and full presentation of the project findings/results.


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