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Civil and Mechanical Engineering : Mechanical Engineering Major

Major in Mechanical Engineering (MENO)  

Templates are current for students enrolling in Mechanical Engineering programs for the Class of 2016.

 
Common Core Courses
  • Complete the twenty-six common core courses.
  • Mechanical Engineering Required Courses
    Descriptions of each course can be found in the Academy's RedBook
  • MC300 Fundamentals of Engineering Mechanics & Design
  • MC364 Mechanics of Materials
  • MA364 Engineering Mathematics
  • MC306 Dynamics
  • MC311 Thermal-Fluid Systems I
  • MC312 Thermal-Fluid Systems II
  • ME370 Computer-Aided Design
  • MC380 Engineering Materials
  • ME400 Mechanical Engineering Seminar
  • ME403 Manufacturing and Machine Component Design
  • ME404 Mechanical Engineering Design
  • ME480 Heat Transfer
  • MC486 Vibration Engineering
  • ME496 Mechanical System Design
  • EE301 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering Options Courses
    (Choose 1 of 6 Options)
    Aeronautical Systems - Aeronautical Systems students gain an in-depth appreciation of the science and design of fixed wing flight systems. Cadets fly in Army fixed wing aircraft as part of their coursework --- ideal for cadets interested in aviation.
  • Courses (Choose 2 of 2)
    • ME387 Introduction to Applied Aerodynamics
    • ME481 Aircraft Performance and Static Stability
     
    Automotive Systems - Automotive Systems students gain an in-depth knowledge of automotive power and transmission systems. Much of this material is presented in the context of Army vehicles and systems --- ideal for cadets interested in mechanized infantry, armor, ordnance.
  • Courses (Choose 2 of 2)
    • ME491 Mechanical Power Plants
    • ME492 Power Trains and Vehicle Dynamics
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    Biological Systems - Biological Systems students explore interactions between human and mechanical systems and how these systems can be manipulated and constructed to better serve humanity. This is a very new and exciting area within mechanical engineering.
  • Courses (Choose 2 of 2)
    • CH375 Introduction to Biology
    • CH387 Human Physiology
     
    Power and Energy - Power and Energy students learn about energy resources, alternative energy, energy storage, conversion between forms of energy, and energy performance limitations as they apply to satisfying the needs of mankind.
  • Courses (Choose 2 of 7)
    • CH362 Mass & Energy Balances
    • CH364 Chemical Reaction Engineering
    • EE377 Electrical Power Engineering
    • ME472 Energy Conversion Systems
    • ME491 Mechanical Power Plants
    • NE300 Nuclear Reactor Analysis
    • NE355 Advanced Nuclear Reactor Design
     
    Engineering Management - Engineering Management students learn valuable skills such as how to manage time, finances, resources, and personnel in the context of mechanical engineering projects.
  • Courses (Choose 2 of 2)
    • EM381 Engineering Economy
    • EM420 Production Operations & Systems
     
    Mechatronics - Mechatronics students apply skills from mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and computer science to enable real-world control of robots, unmanned aerial vehicles, and other autonomous systems.
  • Courses (Choose 2 of 2)
    • XE472 Dynamic Modeling and Control
    • XE475 Mechatronics
      
    Technical Electives
    (Choose 1 of 20, complementary to sub-discipline)
  • CE403 Structural Analysis
  • CH364 Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • CH385 Introduction to Cell Biology
  • CH387 Human Physiology
  • CH471 Applications of Polymer Chemistry
  • EE360 Digital Computer Logic
  • EE377 Electrical Power Engineering
  • EM381 Engineering Economy
  • EM384 Analytical Methods for Engineering Management
  • EM420 Production Operations & Systems
  • ME387 Introduction to Applied Aerodynamics
  • ME388 Helicopter Aeronautics
  • ME472 Energy Conversion Systems
  • XE472 Dynamic Modeling and Control
  • ME489 Advanced Study in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME490 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering 
  • ME491 Mechancial Power Plants
  • NE355 Advanced Nuclear Reactor Design
  • XE475 Mechatronics
  • XE495 Topics:  Advanced Technology
  • Honors Program (MEN0H)
    The requirements for Graduating with Individual Honors in the Mechanical Engineering major are:
  • A QPA of at least 3.0 in the 26 common core courses, CE300, ME311, ME403, and EE301.
  • A QPA of at least 3.5 in the remaining courses taken as part of the ME major.
  • A significant individual paper or report based on an experience relevant to the cadet’s program of study and approved by the ME Program Director.
  • Questions: COL Grant Crawford, ME Program Director