Spring Summer 2014 Online Graduate Courses

Fall 2016 Online Graduate Courses

Below is a list of online ISD course offerings for the Fall 2016 semester. Please note this registration page is for online students only. These courses also have an on-campus section; on-campus ISD students register for classes through Wolverine Access. Please see our enrollment page for more information. To learn more about the online course registration process, please see the Register for Courses page

Online course registration opens Monday, July 18, 2016.

Please see our FAQs or contact isd-answers@umich.edu for more information.


 

Important Dates:

Registration opens Monday, July 18
Classes begins Tuesday, September 6
Last day to withdraw with assessment of registration and disenrollment fees only Monday, September 26
Last day to withdraw from term with fifty percent tuition reduction Monday, October 17
No reduction in tuition and fee assessment for students who withdraw Tuesday, October 18
Last day of classes Tuesday, December 13
Note: Deadline ends when the office closes for business at 5:00 pm
For more information, see the Office of the Registrar calendars.
 

AUTO 503* Automotive Engineering Project down arrow
Professor: Pat Hammett

Course Number: AUTO 503
Credits: 3
Class Capacity: 25
Offered:
To Be Arranged
Location: n/a
Description: As an essential component of the Master of Engineering in the Automotive Engineering degree program, students are required to participate in a sponsored project in automotive engineering. The intent of this project course is to provide students with a capstone project experience where they can apply the knowledge and skills acquired through the Automotive Engineering degree program to relevant automotive engineering problems. Each project must have a clearly defined problem or need; must show a solution methodology; and must be value-added to the sponsor.

 
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AUTO 533 Advanced Energy Solutions  down arrow
Professor: Margaret Woolridge

Course Number: AUTO533
Cross Listing: MECHENG 433
Credits: 3
Class Capacity: 50
Offered:
 T/TH 10:30am-12n
Location: 165 CC
Description: This course provides an introduction to the challenges of power generation for a global society. The course starts with an overview of the current and future demands for energy, the various methods of power generation including fossil fuel, solar, thermal, wind, and nuclear and the detrimental byproducts associated with these methods.

 
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CHE 696 Fuel Cells and Fuel Processors  down arrow
Professor: Andrew Tadd, Suljo Linic, and Levi Thompson

Course Number: CHE696
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Enrollment Cap: n/a
Offered:
 T/TH 3-4:30pm
Location: 151 CC
Description: This course is aimed at students interested in the fundamental science and engineering of fuel cells and fuel processors. It covers the fundamentals of electrochemistry relevant for fuel cells, and the basics of fuel cell technology.

 
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EECS 334 Principles of Optics  down arrow
Professor: Stephen Rand

Course Number: EECS 334
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Available Seats: 25
Offered:
 T/TH 10:30am-12n
Location: 151 CC
Description: Develop new ways of thinking by learning about the nature of light, polarizations, lasers, diffraction, propagation, interference and coherence, and geometric optics through lectures, problem sets, and lab demonstrations.

 
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EECS 414 Introduction to MEMS  down arrow
Professor: Euisik Yoon

Course Number: EECS 414
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Available Seats: 22
Offered:
 T/TH 9-10:30am
Location: 165 CC
Description: This course introduces students to Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), teaches the fundamentals of micromachining and microfabrication, and highlights the basics for designing and analyzing systems in various and multiple domains.

 
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ESENG 501 Seminars on Energy Systems, Technology, and Policy  down arrow
Professor: Suljo Linic

Course Number: ESENG 501
Cross Listing: CEE 565
Credits: 3
Available Seats: 60
Offered:
 W 6-9pm
Location: 165 CC
Description: The aim of the seminar series is to provide a view at multiple scales of challenges in developing and implementing new energy technologies. Industrial, governmental, and research perspectives will be given on promising technologies and policies that will shape our energy portfolio and its environmental consequences, in the decades to come.

 
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ESENG 503* Energy Systems Engineering Project  down arrow
Professor: Pat Hammett

Course Number: ESENG 503*
Credits: 3
Class Capacity: n/a
Offered:
To Be Arranged
Location: n/a
Description: One of the highlights of the Master of Energy Systems Engineering degree is the required project course ESENG 503*. In this course, students will carry out a project in interdisciplinary teams, and, where possible, in conjunction with an internship held during the summer with an industrial or governmental sponsor. A faculty member will follow the progress and serve as an advisor to the project teams.

 
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ESENG 599 Sustainable Energy Systems  down arrow
Professor: Greg Keoleian

Course Number: ESENG 599
Cross Listing: NRE 574 / PUBPOL 519
Credits: 3
Available Seats: n/a
Offered:
 T/TH 2:30-4pm
Location: 1040 DANA
Description: This course examines the production and consumption of energy from a systems perspective by focusing on sustainability. Main topics include the physics of energy, energy accounting methods, the current energy system and responses to current energy challenges.

 
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IOE 461 Quality Engineering Principles and Analysis  down arrow
Professor: Pat Hammett

Course Number: IOE 461
Cross Listing: MFG 461
Credits: 3
Available Seats: 10
Offered:
 M/W 10:30am-12n
Location: 165 CC
Description: This course provides students with the analytical and management tools necessary to solve manufacturing quality problems and implement effective quality systems.

 
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ISD 520 Introduction to Systems Engineering  down arrow
Professor: Harvey Bell, Robert Bordley

Course Number: ISD 520
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Available Seats: 8
Offered:
 Fr 10:30am-1:30pm
Location: 165 CC
Description: Introduction to the systems engineering process used to create multidisciplinary solutions to complex problems with multiple, often conflicting objectives; application to large developmental programs from such diverse areas as civil engineering and transportation, space and missiles, ships and land vehicle systems. Coursework includes homework assignments and projects.

 
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ISD 599-002 Development and Verification of System Design Requirements  down arrow
Professor: Robert Bordley

Course Number: ISD 599-002
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 1-4
Class Capacity: 30
Offered:
 T/TH 3:30-5pm
Location: 165 CC
Description: Data collection and analysis techniques for developing and verifying system design requirements are studied: identifying, quantifying and prioritizing stakeholder objectives, minimizing test procedures cost, validation vs. verification, and limited vs. mass production strategies. Course work includes a term project. Knowledge of introductory statistics is required.

 
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MECHENG 513 Automotive Body Structures  down arrow
Professor: Don Malen

Course Number: MECHENG 513
Cross Listing: AUTO 513 / MFG 513
Credits: 3
Available Seats: n/a
Offered:
 M/W 1-2:30pm
Location: 165 CC
Description: This course emphasizes the body concept for design using first order modeling of thin walled structural elements. It also considers the practical application of solid/structural mechanics to design automotive bodies for global bending, torsion, vibration, crashworthiness, topology, material selection, packaging, and manufacturing constraints.

 
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MECHENG 568 Vehicle Control Systems  down arrow
Professor: Ram Vasudevan

Course Number: MECHENG 568
Cross Listing: AUTO 542
Credits: 3
Available Seats: n/a
Offered:
 T/TH 1-2:30pm
Location: 165 CC
Description: Design and analysis of vehicle control systems such as cruise control, traction control, active suspensions and advanced vehicle control systems for Intelligent Vehicle-Highway System (IVHS).  Human factor considerations such as driver interfaces. 

 
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MECHENG 587 Global Manufacturing  down arrow
Professor: Kira Barton

Course Number: MECHENG 568
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: n/a
Available Seats: 50
Offered:
 M/W 3:30-5pm
Location: 151 CC
Description: This course describes how manufacturing enterprises should deploy globalization strategies that include issues such as fitting the product to the region in which it intends to be sold, selecting the best manufacturing configuration to enhance productivity, and optimizing the location of factories.

 
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MECHENG 588 Assembly Modeling for Design and Manufacturing  down arrow
Professor:  Kazuhiro Saitou

Course Number: MECHENG 588
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Available Seats: 55
Offered:
 M/W 12n-1:30pm
Location: 151 CC
Description: Product realization starts with assembly as the product, and ends with assembly as the manufacturing process. This course will cover various modeling and designing approaches for assembled products and assembly systems, including assembly representation, constraint modeling, variation analysis, assembly sequence analysis, and assembly systems modeling.

 
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MECHENG 452/MFG 599 Advance Design for Manufacturability  down arrow
Professor:  Don Malen

Course Number: MECHENG 452/MFG 599
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Available Seats: 55
Offered:
 M/W 10:30am-12n
Location: 151 CC
Description: This course teaches the methods and analytical tools that prevent concerns regarding quality and warranty. The main focus is IDDOV, the Design for Six Sigma Quality methodology. Students gain the ability and correct techniques to identify customer requirements, evaluate design concepts, and optimize processes to meet quality objectives.

 
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MFG 503* Manufacturing Engineering Project  down arrow
Professor:  Pat Hammett

Course Number: MFG 503*
Credits: 3
Class Capacity: n/a
Offered:
To Be Arranged
Location: n/a
Description: This project course is intended to provide students with an industrially-relevant team project experience in manufacturing.

 
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*503 project courses are available only to students enrolled in the respective U-M degree programs.