Course Descriptions

ME 1500 (3 credits): Applied Mathematics Ⅰ

This course deals with vector, tensor, vector field analysis, eigenvalue problem, linear space and operation, functional and variational methods, Fourier series, and Laplace transform.

ME 1701 (3 credits): Applied Mathematics Ⅱ

This course deals with solving partial differential equations, separation of variables, special function, integral transform, Green's function and characteristic curve, and approximation method for differential equations.

ME 1702 (3 credits): Applied Numerical Analysis

This course deals with energy method and approximation theory for formulation of finite element method, programming for getting approximate solutions of finite element method, approximation theory of finite difference method, and the application of the numerical analysis to solid mechanics-fluid mechanics problems.

ME 1703 (3 credits): Engineering Analysis

This course deals with the Fourier transform, Mellin transform, characteristics of various transforms, variational methods and applications, and mathematical methods for integral equations.

ME 1704 (3 credits): Numerical Analysis

This course deals with numerical methods for simultaneous equations, approximation methods, eigenvalue problems, integral equations, partial differential equations, and numerical optimization methods.

ME 1705 (3 credits): Boundary Element Method

This course deals with approximation methods, potential problems, higher-order elements, fundamental solutions, elasticity problems, and time-dependent and non-linear problems.

ME 1707 (3 credits): Continuum Mechanics

This course deals with vector and tensor, stress analysis, transformation and transformation rate, motion and flow, basic laws of continuum mechanics, linear elasticity, and fluid and viscoelasticity.

ME 1708 (3 credits): Thermodynamics

This course deals with numerical methods to get approximate solution in 2-phase flow, viscous flow, convective heat transfer and fluid flow problems. It also covers the application of finite difference method and comparison between exact solutions and numerical solutions.

ME 1710 (3 credits): Heat and Mass Transfer

This course deals with heat and mass transfer phenomenon, fluid flow, law of mass conservation, law of energy conservation, shear stress in laminar flow, inviscid flow, turbulence effect on momentum transfer, and principle of heat transfer, mass transfer and unsteady-state molecular diffusion.

ME 1711 (3 credits): Thermal Power System

This course deals with design of thermal power systems, providing introductory understanding of the properties of the steam, the cyclone, the boiler, the turbine, and the nuclear power generation.

ME 1713 (3 credits): Steam Turbine

This course deals with the basic theory of the steam turbine, classification of the steam turbine, vapor flow in the nozzle and the rotor blades, the impulse and reaction turbines, total pressure loss, and the marine turbines.

ME 1714 (3 credits): Heat Conduction

This course deals with basic welding theory, properties of welding processes, deformation and residual stress due to welding, design and procedure of welding, and methods of weld testing and inspection.

ME 1716 (3 credits): Convective Heat Transfer

This course deals with the derivation of governing equations, heat transfer in laminar flow, heat transfer in pipe flow, heat transfer in turbulent flow, fundamental equations for mass transfer, and heat transfer in multiphase flow.

ME 1717 (3 credits): Combustion Engineering

This course deals with the theory of combustion reaction, theory of chemical equilibrium, pre-mixed flame, flame propagation mechanism, laminar diffusion flame, turbulent flame, and spray combustion.

ME 1718 (3 credits): Gas Turbine

This course deals with thermodynamics and fluid mechanics in gas turbines, propulsion theory, cycle analysis, performance of aircraft gas turbine engine, compressor, combustor, and turbine.

ME 1719 (3 credits): Special Topics in Internal Combustion Engine

This course deals with the cycle analysis of the internal combustion engine, flow and combustion characteristics within the intake and exhaust systems, power performance, lubrication, heat transfer, and pollution prevention.

ME 1720 (3 credits): Phase Change Heat Transfer

This course deals with theory and heat transfer problems in phase-changing process from solid to liquid and liquid to gas phase.

ME 1721 (3 credits): Energy Conversion System

This course deals with various energy conversion methods, energy transfer and storage, mechanical energy, heat energy, chemical energy, electrical energy, and nuclear energy.

ME 1722 (3 credits): Special Topics in Air Conditioning and Refrigeration

This course deals with the basic theory of thermodynamics and heat transfer and application of the theory to HAVC thermal load calculation, air distribution and the duct designing.

ME 1723 (3 credits): Special Topics in Heat Exchangers

This course deals with the structure and characteristics of the heat exchanger, the double-pipe heat exchanger, the tubular heat exchanger, the compact heat exchanger and advanced design of the heat exchanger.

ME 1724 (3 credits): Numerical Analysis in Thermal Flow

This course deals with the analysis of 1-, 2-, 3-dimensional steady-state and unsteady-state heat conduction problems and their numerical analysis.

ME 1725 (3 credits): Fluid Mechanics

This course deals with application of tensor and vector. Students are to apply tensor and vector to basic physical laws such as mass conservation, momentum conservation, and energy conservation to derive continuity equations, Navier-Strokes equations and energy equations. Students are also to apply these equations to various flow phenomena.

ME 1726 (3 credits): Fluid Power Control

This course deals with basic theory of the hydraulic/pneumatic control, the hydraulic circuits design, the hydraulic servo control systems, the kinetics of hydraulic components, and their applications to industrial machinery.

ME 1727 (3 credits): Theory of Compressible Fluid Flow

This course deals the theory of fast flow which causes the density change of air. The shock structure caused by supersonic flow in front of a sharp or blunt body will be analyzed in detail and the method for calculating the corresponding properties of air will be introduced.

ME 1729 (3 credits): Multiphase Flow Theory

This course deals with analysis of multiphase flow systems, air pollution prevention facility design, pulverized coal combustion, performance analysis of nuclear reactor coolant, and pneumatic transport system of powdered materials.

ME 1730 (3 credits): 2 Two Phase Flow Theory

This course deals with two-phase flow patterns, mathematical derivations and basic analytical models of two-phase flow, two-phase flow models for each flow pattern, boiling heat transfer, and condensation heat transfer.

ME 1731 (3 credits): Special Topics in Experimental Fluid Mechanics

This course deals with general theories on measurement of pressure, fluid flow and fluid velocity, measurement techniques, and theory of flow visualization.

ME 1732 (3 credits): Viscous Fluid Flow

This course deals with derivation of Navier-Strokes equations, exact solutions to laminar flow problems, boundary-layer theory, turbulent flow theory, turbulent boundary layer theory, turbulent flow and their engineering application.

ME 1733 (3 credits): Non-Newtonian Viscous Flow

This course deals with examples, analysis, and modeling of non-Newtonian viscous flow, applying them to blood flow and flow of shear-thinning fluids.

ME 1734 (3 credits): Advanced Fluid Mechanics

This course deals with Navier-Stokes equations, boundary layer equations, compressible fluid flow, basic acoustics, and impulse wave.

ME 1736 (3 credits): Boundary Layer Theory

This course deals with basic principles of viscous fluid flow, derivation of boundary layer equations, comparison between two-phase fluids and viscous fluids, laminar and turbulent flow within the boundary layer, transitional flow, exact and approximate solutions to the boundary layer equations.

ME 1737 (3 credits): Computational Fluid Mechanics

This course deals with numerical analysis for analyzing compressible and incompressible fluid flow and laminar and turbulent flow, concept of finite difference method, providing the understanding and application of numerical analysis based on the form of a partial differential equation.

ME 1738 (3 credits): Turbo machinery Theory

This course deals with components and performance of turbomachinery, momentum and energy transfer in fluid machinery, effect of fluid flow and viscosity in turbo machinery.

ME 1739 (3 credits): Solid Mechanics

This course deals with stress and strain of objects, plane stress and plane strain rate, mechanical behavior of materials, energy method and theory of fracture, torsion and bending of beams, theory of plates and shells.

ME 1740 (3 credits): Theory of Elasticity

This course deals with the stress and strain of an elastic body, general solution to elasticity problems, energy and variational methods, elastic stability and other related engineering problems.

ME 1741 (3 credits): Structural Analysis

This course deals with displacement method, analysis of truss, beam and frame, matrix operation and transformation, coordinate transformation, method of elastic load, finite element method, and energy method.

ME 1742 (3 credits): Stress Analysis

This course deals with the measurement theory of stress and strain rate, usage of strain gauge, testing method for photoelasticity, Moir? method and other stress measurement methods.

ME 1743 (3 credits): Mechanics of Composite Materials Ⅰ

This course deals with orthotropic plate theory, mechanics and property of laminated plate, strength evaluation of composite materials, and mechanical behavior of composite materials.

ME 1744 (3 credits): Mechanics of Composite Materials Ⅱ

The course deals with basic mechanics of the truss, plate and shell, and the dynamic behavior of composite materials and fracture mechanics. Prerequisite: Mechanics of Composite Materials I.

ME 1745 (3 credits): Theory of Viscoelasticity

This course deals with viscoelastic body theory, Voigt model, dynamic viscoelasticity and characteristic functions of viscoelasticity.

ME 1746 (3 credits): Fatigue Failure

This course deals with basic concept of fatigue, fatigue phenomenon, observation of the fatigue fracture surface, fatigue theory, fatigue crack growth, and fatigue failure of structures.

ME 1747 (3 credits): Computational Fracture Mechanics

This course deals with basic theory of linear elastic fracture mechanics, basic equations for elasticity, J-integral and crack opening displacement, method for determining stress intensity factors, method for determining J-integral, method for determining crack opening displacement, basic finite element method, and experimental methods for fracture toughness.

ME 1748 (3 credits): Fracture Mechanics

This course deals with basic theory of linear elastic fracture mechanics, stress function, energy release rate, crack growth and propagation, and fatigue.

ME 1749 (3 credits): Special Topics in Experimental Mechanics

This course deals with how to process and analyze data collected from experiments, pressure measurement, flow-rate measurement, temperature measurement, heat flow measurement, and force and strain measurement.

ME 1751 (3 credits): Random Data

This course deals with the characteristics of laser, basic principles of laser, measurement and control of laser beam, laser system, interaction between laser and materials, laser machining, and application of laser in measurement of thickness, measurement of surface defects and measurement of surface roughness.

ME 1752 (3 credits): Optimal Design

This course deals with variational principle and its application to theory of optimization. It also covers technique and algorithm of optimization, formulation of optimal design problems, and application of optimal design in mechanical structure design.

ME 1753 (3 credits): Mechanical Vibration

This course deals with multiple-degree-of-freedom systems, continuous systems, Lagrange equations, Hamilton's principle, mode analysis, and eigenvalue problems and approximate solutions.

ME 1754 (3 credits): Adaptive Control

This course deals with design methods for control systems such as MRAS and self-tuning which can meet the system stability and required performance when target system is time variant and has parameter uncertainty.

ME 1755 (3 credits): Artificial Intelligence Control

This course deals with application of artificial intelligence in control engineering. The course introduces the types and characteristics of artificial neural network and deals with back-propagation neural network. With the introduction of fuzzy logic, students are given assignment of applying fuzzy logic to actual control systems.

ME 1756 (3 credits): Multivariable Control

This course deals with modern time-domain control methods including pole placement methods and optimal control, and frequency-domain robust control methods such as H-infinity control in order to compensate disturbance between inputs and outputs for a multivariate system.

ME 1757 (3 credits): System Design

This course deals with introduction to conceptual thinking and conceptual design, decision-making and deductive reasoning, optimization technique, reliability theory, and their application in engineering design.

ME 1758 (3 credits): Advanced Vibrations

This course is for graduate students of mechanical engineering and civil engineering who took undergraduate-level Vibration course. It deals with topics such as Hamilton's principle and Lagrange equations, vibrations of discrete systems including eigenvalue problems of algebraic equations, eigenvalue problems of differential equations, approximation method, vibrations of distributed systems including finite element method, and substructure synthesis method.

ME 1759 (3 credits): Computer Aided Design

This course deals with computer graphics, database, optimal design theory and comprehensive design for mechanical components and kinematics design.

ME 1760 (3 credits): Special Topics in Mechanisms

This course deals with kinematic analysis of planar motion in mechanisms, three-dimensional motion, special linkage mechanisms, robot mechanisms, and flexible linkage mechanisms.

ME 1761 (3 credits): Dynamics

This course deals with kinematics and dynamics, Lagrange equations, Euler's law, centrifugal force motion, orbital mechanics, transform theories, gyroscopic motion, and motion stability.

ME 1762 (3 credits): Automatic Control

This course deals with structures and characteristics of control systems, signal transmission, observability analysis, stability analysis, and analysis and design of nonlinear control systems.

ME 1763 (3 credits): Robotics

This course deals with robot mechanisms and kinematics, actuation and control, robot modeling, various sensors and their application in industry.

ME 1764 (3 credits): Mechanical Behavior of Materials

This course deals with nonlinear elasticity theory, material yield and plastic flow, ductile failure and brittle failure, creep deformation, fatigue mechanism, and fracture mechanism.

ME 1765 (3 credits): Special Topics in Mechanical Materials

This course deals with crystal structure, defects, properties and strength evaluation of steel and non-ferrous materials. It also covers novel materials and their characteristics.

ME 1767 (3 credits): Numerical Control in Metal Cutting

This course deals with principles of numerical controllers, programming of controller software and design of program interface, and their application to lathes and other machine tools.

ME 1768 (3 credits): Theory of Surface Treatment

This course deals with characteristics of metal surface, principles of surface analysis technique, and the latest surface treatment techniques.

ME 1769 (3 credits): Tribology

This course deals with basic concept of friction and abrasion, application of lubricant, hydrodynamic lubrication theory for journal bearings and thrust bearings, elasto-hydrodynamic lubrication theory for roller bearings and gear lubrication, and lubrication theory of hydrostatic bearing.

ME 1770 (3 credits): Advanced Tribology

This course deals with properties of solid surfaces and basics of contact mechanics, mechanisms of rolling friction and sliding friction, wear-and-tear theory, solid-film lubrication theory and boundary lubrication theory, composite materials' friction and wear-and-tear. It also deals with their application to mechanical elements such as the brake, seal, and application to human body joints.

ME 1771 (3 credits): Special Topics in Precision Machining

This course deals with body of machine tool and structure of guide surface for ultra-precision machining, generation kinematics of machined surface, method for surface evaluation, theory and application of ultra-precision machining on advanced materials and other various application examples.

ME 1772 (3 credits): Special Topics in Manufacturing Process

This course deals with special casting and welding, surface machining, gear cutting process, ultrasonic machining and other various special machining processes.

ME 1773 (3 credits): Machine Tool Dynamics

This course deals with vibration analysis of machine tools, structural dynamics and cutting analysis, chatter analysis, vibration stability, and evaluation of dynamic performance of machine tools.

ME 1774 (3 credits): Special Topics in Plastic Forming

This course deals with plasticity theory of compressible materials, plastic stress-strain rate, slab analysis, upper bound approach for analysis, slip, friction, wear and lubrication, and examples of various plastic forming and design of machine tool for plastic forming.

ME 1775 (3 credits): Laser Engineering

This course deals with statistical analysis for data processing, data acquisition system, linear differential equation, Z-transform, discrete Fourier transform, transfer function, digital filter, autocorrelation function, PSD, coherence function and their application to actual systems.

ME 1776 (3 credits): Cutting Theory of Difficult-to-cut Materials

This course deals with characteristics and trouble phenomena of difficult-to-cut materials, latest cutting tools and basic principle of trouble shooting, and life span of machine tools and cutting tools.

ME 1777 (3 credits): Measurement System

This course deals with theory and principle of measurement systems, analysis and process of measurement data, computer-assisted measurement, and design of measurement system.

ME 1778 (3 credits): Theory of Plasticity

This course deals with inelastic deformations analysis of materials, yield criteria, upper bound plastic analysis, slip line, and their application to plastic forming processes.

ME 1779 (3 credits): Theory of Machining

This course deals with theory of cutting mechanism, generation kinematics of machined surface, correlation between shear angle and machined surface, interaction of cutting oil and machined surface, heat in machining, and wear and life span of cutting tools.

ME 1780 (3 credits): Transport Phenomena and Material Processing

This course is to study material processing based on transport phenomena. Transitional phenomena are described using partial differential equations and solutions to the equations are obtained using finite element and finite difference methods. This description of transport process is applied to casting, rolling and heat treatment process.

ME 1781 (3 credits): Special Topics in Resistance Welding

This course deals with resistance variation of objects to be welded and introduces spot welding, seam welding and projection welding. It also deals with control of welding current using SCR and inverter, and introduces quality control and control systems of resistance welding using dynamic resistance and electrode expansion as monitoring signals.

ME 1784 (3 credits): Topic Seminar

In this course, students present research progress to introduce their own research field and receive guides for graduate study, research activities and dissertation writing.

ME 1785 (3 credits): Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering

This course deals with theories and applications of a selected mechanical engineering topic as occasion demands. Specific contents will be determined and notified before lectures start.

ME 1787 (3 credits): Biomechanics

This course broadly deals with biomechanics including tissue and bone mechanics, viscoelasticity and biofluid mechanics. It also deals with basic physiology and medical physics.

ME 1788 (3 credits): Intelligent Manufacturing System

This course is to learn how to evaluate data collected from various sensors using artificial intelligence, acquire useful information, and use the information in product manufacturing. Students are to learn about various sensors including CCD camera, and actuators including robot manipulator. Students are to learn about expert systems, and artificial intelligence including neural network and computer vision. Lastly, they will learn how to apply this knowledge to product manufacturing.

ME 1789 (3 credits): Nonlinear Control System

This course is to learn analysis of nonlinear systems and to improve the ability to design nonlinear control systems. Specifically, the course covers phase plane analysis, Lyapunov's method, describing function analysis, feedback linearization, sliding mode control, and adaptive control.

ME 1790 (3 credits): Optimal Control

This course is to learn basic theory of optimization, LQR, LQG, Pontryagin's minimum principle in order to apply automatic control problems. Classes will be given through basic theory and MATLAB practices.

ME 1791 (3 credits): Special Topics on High-precision Welding Technology for Microscale Parts

Recently markets for small portable IT devices have dramatically expanded accompanying with rapid development of IT industry. This course is to learn how to solve technical problems of welding lead wire and parts to microscale parts or circuit boards in high density. Students will learn to deal with practical problems on the field through individual term project.

ME 1792 (3 credits): Mechanical Behavior of Solids

This course deals with mechanical responses of deformation, failure, friction, and lubrication of material under external load and displacement.

ME 1793 (3 credits): Introduction to Nanotechnology

This course introduces rapidly growing nanotechnology, covering molecular nanotechnology, nanomaterials, molecular manipulation, bionanotechnology, and nano-electro-mechanical technology. The course will focus on application of nanotechnology to mechanical technology.

ME 1794 (3 credits): Computational Mechanics

This course deals with kinematics, dynamics, control, and design of multi-body mechanical systems using commercial ADAMS software. Student will improve their ability to effectively approach and solve practical problems.

ME 1795 (3 credits): Vehicle Dynamics and Control

This course deals with dynamic properties of vehicle such as stability, comfort and handling. Students will learn to design a vehicle control system to improve vehicle performances.

ME 1796 (3 credits): Special Issues of Creative Engineering Design

This course deals with how to solve problems occurring from conceptual design to final production using methods of synthesis and analysis by QFD, brain-storming, TRIZ, CAD, and RP.

ME 1797 (3 credits): Machine Vision System

This course deals with theory and practice of systems that extract useful information in manufacturing systems using CCD camera and optical sensor. Students are to learn mathematical modeling and calibration of CCD camera, three-dimensional scanning systems, and application of laser and camera in manufacturing systems. Students will carry out a term project using MATLAB and CCD camera.

ME 1798 (3 credits): Microfluidics

This course is to study fluids and particles in microscale structure systems. Students are to analyze fluid flow considering surface tension or Brownian motion that is not important in macroscale mechanics.

ME 1800 (3 credits): Introduction to BioMEMS

This course deals with recent research trend of BioMEMS, micromachining technology, microfluidics, biosensor technology, and their application in BT industry such as bioengineering medicine and pharmaceutical industry.

ME 1801 (3 credits): Mechanical Behavior of Solids

This course deals with mechanical responses of materials under the influence of external load and displacement such as deformation, failure, friction, and lubrication.

ME 1802 (3 credits): Irreversible Thermodynamics

This course will teach how to apply generation and flow of entropy to various thermodynamic systems based on law of conservation of mass and energy. Students are to learn to analyze thermodynamic systems using fluctuation theory, microscopic reversibility and Onsager's reciprocity relationship. They are also to learn to apply stationary non-equilibrium state and nonlinear irreversible processes to physico-chemical systems.

ME 1803 (3 credits): Boiling Heat Transfer

This course deals with nucleation boiling theory, nucleation boiling phenomenon in pure liquid and mixed solution, heat transfer by nucleation boiling, bubble generation and growth, flow boiling phenomenon, and critical heat flux.

ME 1804 (3 credits): Gas Dynamics

This course deals with derivation of Euler's equations, impulse wave theory, propagation of pressure waves, and sonic and supersonic velocity.

ME 1805 (3 credits): Turbulent Flow Theory

This course covers the stability of flow field, theory of turbulent flow generation, turbulent boundary layer theory, and theoretical analysis of turbulence modeling.

ME 1806 (3 credits): Theory of Plates and Shell

This course is to find an approximate solution to bending and deformation of rectangular plates and circular plates considering boundary conditions. Students will study stresses of various conditions based on membrane theory. Students will study stress and deformation generated under various shell shapes, specifically thermal stress generated in pressure vessels.

ME 1807 (3 credits): Special Topics in Material Characterization

This course teaches the properties of various materials with the basic concept of physics and chemistry. Students will learn how to analyze microscopic properties of materials through macroscopic behavior of materials with the knowledge of solid mechanics, thermal-fluid engineering and vibration engineering. They will also learn to theoretically analyze material properties using experimental result and basic mechanics.