MCT - Mechanical Engineering Technology

MCT 3010 Instrumentation Cr. 3

Theory and use of measurement instruments and techniques; standards and dimensional units; experimental procedures and data analysis; sensors and transducers for parameters such as displacement, stress, strain, force, torque, temperature, motion, sound. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ([EET 2000 with a minimum grade of D-]) AND ([PHY 2140 with a minimum grade of D-])

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to Undergraduate level students.

MCT 3100 Mechanics of Materials Cr. 3

The elastic behavior of load bearing materials. Tension, compression, shear, combined stress, bending, torsion and columns. Failure analysis. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisites: ([ET 3030 with a minimum grade of D-]) AND ([ET 3430 with a minimum grade of D-])

Course Material Fees: $10

MCT 3410 Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines Cr. 3

Velocity and acceleration of moving parts in machine elements and mechanisms; cam, gear, and gear train design; static and inertial forces, balancing, gyroscopic effects, and critical speeds. Offered Fall, Winter.

Prerequisite: ET 3050, with a minimum grade of C-

MCT 4150 Applied Thermodynamics Cr. 3

First and second laws of thermodynamics; power and refrigeration cycles; gas and vapor mixtures, nozzle and blade passage flow and combustion. Introduction to compressible flow. Direct energy conversion. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([ET 3430 with a minimum grade of D-])

MCT 4180 Fluid Mechanics Cr. 3

Properties of fluids, fundamentals of fluid flow, dimensional analysis and similitude, and flow measurement techniques. Analysis of hydrostatic equipment, hydrokinetic equipment and systems. Introduction to network analysis and calculation. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([ET 3030 with a minimum grade of D-]) AND ([ET 3450 with a minimum grade of D-])

MCT 4210 Heat Transfer Cr. 3

Basic modes of heat transfer and their applications. Steady state conduction in one and two dimensions and transient conduction. Numerical and graphical methods. Heat exchanges. Condensation and boiling heat transfer. Introduction to mass transfer. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([MAT 3450 with a minimum grade of D-]) AND ([PHY 2140 with a minimum grade of D-])

MCT 4400 Design of Machine Elements Cr. 3

Fundamental concepts in the design of the separate elements which compose the machine; application of properties and mechanics of materials modified by practical considerations. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([MCT 3100 with a minimum grade of D-]) AND ([MCT 3410 with a minimum grade of D-])

MCT 4990 Guided Study Cr. 1-6

Supervised study and instruction in the field selected by the student. Offered Irregularly.

Repeatable for 6 Credits

MCT 5210 Energy Sources and Conversion Cr. 3

Various energy sources and how they are utilized. Wind, solar, geothermal, fuel cells, storage devices, energy economics and transportation techniques, related to harnessing energy to a usable form such as electricity and heat. Offered Fall.

Prerequisites: ([ET 3430 with a minimum grade of D-]) AND ([PHY 2140 with a minimum grade of D-])

MCT 6150 Hybrid Vehicle Technology Cr. 4

Technical concepts and design, energy analysis, unified modeling approach, optimization, control; power generation, engine overview, concepts of hybridization, on-board energy storage; overview of motors, transmissions, fuel cells, future applications. Offered Yearly.

Prerequisites: ([ET 3450 with a minimum grade of D-]) AND ([PHY 2140 with a minimum grade of D-])