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Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering

ENMC333 | THERMAL APPLICATIONS FOR MECHATRONICS

Principles of heat transfer: steady state conduction and fins, forced and natural convection, cooling of electronic components. Air- water vapor mixtures, some power and refrigeration cycles. Combustion and ICE. Fans and compressors.

ENMC401 | PRACTICAL TRAINING

Practical training during summer in approved firms for a period of not less than six weeks and in the field of student concentration.

ENMC411 | THERMAL FLUID LABORATORY

Selected experiments in the subjects of fluid mechanics, thermodynamics and heat transfer. (Three hours lab per week).

ENMC431 | VIBRATIONS AND DYNAMIC MODELING

Free and forced vibration of one degree of freedom system. Two degrees of freedom systems, Vibration isolation, transmissibility. Eigen values and Eigenvectors. Lumped mass systems. Lagrange equations. Normal mode vibration of continuous systems. Mathematical modeling and simulation of dynamical systems; translational and rotational mechanical systems, electrical systems, electromechanical systems, fluid Systems, and thermal systems. Model representations; block diagram, input-output, and state space. 

ENMC433 | TRANSDUCERS AND SIGNAL ANALYSIS

Introduction to transducers. System modeling and analysis. Analog and digital data acquisition and conversion. Transduction mechanisms. Introductions to piezoelectricity, electromagnetism and laser interferrometry. Sensors for measuring: force, displacement, velocity, acceleration, temperature, pressure and fluid flow. Force and displacement actuators, DC and stepper motors. Applications. Team project on design and implementation of a mechatronics system.

ENMC511 | MECHATRONICS LABORATORY

Robotic Programming and Simulation. Different sensors interfacing. Computer and PLC controlled systems. Pneumatic and Hydraulic performance and control. Automation and material handling systems. Integrated manufacturing systems. (Three hour lab. per week). 

 

ENMC512 | CONTROL LABORATORY

Open and closed loop control systems as: level and flow of fluids, electrical, electromechanical, and thermal systems. Position and speed Control. Servo mechanism principles. System performance under proportional, integral, derivative, and compensation controllers. Various types of controllers. Time and frequency response measurement. Computer Simulation of control systems and Stability tests. (Three hour lab. per week).

 

ENMC520 | INTRODUCTION TO GRADUATION PROJECT

Topic selection, preparation of literature material and equipment survey for senior project. Supervision by one or more faculty members.

ENMC530 | GRADUATION PROJECT

Project design or research in a mechanical engineering subject. Supervision by one or more faculty members. 

ENMC531 | ADVANCE CONTROL SYSTEMS

Difference equations, z-transform, sampling and reconstruction, Jury and Schure-Cohn tests, State Space models, analysis and design of control systems using State models, Controllability and Observability, Stability and Robustness techniques, Lyaponov Stability, Compensation and Controller Design and Simulation. Case studies.

ENMC532 | ROBOTICS

Robot classification. Robotic systems; actuators, transmission elements, and sensors. Description of object location. Kinematics of manipulator position; joints, links, coordinate frames, A matrices, homogeneous transformation, direct and inverse kinematics. Kinematics of manipulator motion; velocity, acceleration, differential motion, Jacobian. Trajectory generation. Static; compliance, inserting a peg into a hole. Dynamics ; Lagrange formulations, Newton-Euler recursive formulations. Control; linear and nonlinear methods, position and force control. Programming languages. 

ENMC534 | Special Topic

Selected topic in mechatronics. Topic is chosen according to student needs and faculty availability. 

ENMC535 | CAD/CAM/CNC

Definition of CAD/CAM. Geometric Modeling Techniques. Interactive computer graphics. Solid modeling data structure. Application of CAD models in design and manufacturing. Concurrent engineering and rapid prototyping. Machining theory and process control. Development a new CAD/CAM application using ATIA software. Introduction to CNC machining.Integrated manufacturing planning and control. Automated Material handling. FMS and group technology.

ENME120 | WORKSHOP

Introduction to properties of Engineering materials, introduction to basic operations in manufacturing, measuring instruments, manual tools and their use in metals and wood electrical wiring, the application of machine tools in manufacturing processes, welding processes (Lecture 1hr, Workshop 3hrs).

ENME121 | ENGINEERING DRAWING

Instruments and their use, lettering, geometric construction, sketching, theory of projection, multi-view projection, pictorial representation, axonometric, oblique, sectioning, dimensioning (Lecture 1hr, Lab 3hrs ).

ENME223 | MECHANICAL DRAWING

Drawing of typical mechanical pieces, surface finish, tolerance and allowance, fitting of assembled bodies, dimensioning, assembly drawings, CAD applications (Lecture 1hr, Lab 3hrs). 

ENME232 | DYNAMICS

Kinematics of particles, absolute and relative motion, coordinates systems, fixed and moving ones, Newton's laws, linear, impulse and momentum, energy and work, angular momentum, motion of rigid body, and Euler’s equations.

ENME312 | FLUID MECHANICS LAB

Center of Pressure, stability, Venturi meter, Orifice, impact of a Jet, flow measuring apparatus, flat plate boundary layer, radial pump, friction losses, drag and lift measurement (Lab 3hrs). 

ENME321 | MEASUREMENTS LAB

Reports writing and analysis of results, principles of measurement of distance, velocity, acceleration, pressure, force, stress and strain, and temperature using mechanical, electrical, and electronic devices, industrial applications of measurements techniques and their instrumentation (Lecture 1hr, Lab 3hrs). 

ENME331 | MATERIALS SCIENCE

. Structure of Engineering materials, metals, ceramics and plastics, imperfections and dislocations of crystal, ferrous and non- ferrous alloys, phase diagrams, heat treatments and introduction to corrosion. 

ENME332 | MACHINE DYNAMICS

Freedom, mechanisms, instant centers, graphical and analytical calculations of velocity and acceleration of linkages, analysis by complex numbers, cams, gear trains, inertia forces in machines, balancing of rotating masses. 

ENME333 | THERMODYNAMICS

Thermodynamic concept and definitions, pure substances and their properties, work and heat, first law and its applications, second law and its applications, thermodynamic cycles. 

ENME334 | APPLIED THERMODYNAMICS

Analysis of thermodynamics power and refrigeration cycles, availability and irreversibility mixtures and psychrometry, thermodynamic relations, combustion processes and equilibrium, compressor. 

ENME335 | FLUID MECHANICS 1

Properties of fluids, fluid statics, equilibrium of floating and submerged bodies, principals and equations of fluid flow, viscosity and compressibility, their effect on flow, dimensional analysis and similitude, fluid measurements, fluid friction in pipe flow, selection of pumps, laminar flow, introduction to differential relation in fluid dynamics. 

ENME401 | PRACTICAL TRAINING

Practical training during summer in an approved firm for a period of not less than six weeks and in the field of student concentration.

ENME411 | MECHANICAL ENGINEERING LAB

Experiments related to machine dynamics, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, production engineering, heat transfer, control, and vibration (Lab 3hrs). 

ENME421 | MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TOOLS

Fundamentals of machine and computer tool use, solving mechanical engineering problems using MatLab software, application includes statics, dynamics and heat transfer, problem solving, design of machine using CAD software, construction of machine prototype in Engineering workshop, Machine tools like milling, lathe machine, etc. (Lecture 1hr, Lab 3hrs).

ENME430 | SANITARY AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING

(For Architectural Engineering students) 3 cr. hrs. Sanitary fixtures and its installation, domestic hot and cold water supply networks, solid and liquid waste disposal, fire fighting systems, heating ventilation and air conditioning systems, thermal insulation

ENME431 | HEAT TRANSFER

One dimensional steady state conduction, fins, transient conduction, principles of forced convection, free convection, principles of radiation, heat transfer, introduction to heat exchangers.

ENME432 | REFRIGERATION AND AIR CONDITIONING

Refrigeration cycles, heating and cooling load calculations, psychrometry, heating and cooling systems and equipment, design of water systems, selection of pumps, design of air ducts and selection of fans.

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