Winter 2015 Online Graduate Courses

Winter 2015 Online Graduate Courses

Winter Registration Opens November 3

 
Auto 503* Automotive Engineering Project

AUTO 503* Automotive Engineering Project

Professor Pat Hammett

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.

 
 
Auto 512 Lean Program Engineering

AUTO 512 Lean Program Engineering

Professor Arthur Hyde

Lean Program Engineering provides an opportunity to acquire and demonstrate mastery of critical lean product design engineering disciplines within the context of an automotive vehicle program team.

 
 
AUTO 563 Dynamics and Control of Automatic Transmissions

AUTO 563 Dynamics and Control of Automatic Transmissions

Professor Shushan Bai

This course will introduce the mechanisms, design and control of modern transmission systems. The emphasis will be on the dynamic analysis, and the application of modern control theories for the overall control design, analysis and synthesis problems.

 
 
CEE 567  Energy Infrastructure Systems

CEE 567 Energy Infrastructure Systems

Professor Christian Lastoskie

Students develop an understanding of energy challenges confronting society and investigate technologies that seek to address future energy needs.

 
 
ESENG 503* Energy Systems Project

ESENG 503* Energy Systems Project

Professor Pat Hammett

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.

 
 
MATSCI 514/MFG 514 Composite Materials

MATSCI 514/MFG 514 Composite Materials

Professor Richard Robertson

The objective of this course is to examine the behavior, processing, and design of composite materials, especially fiber composites. The emphasis is on the chemical and physical processes currently employed and expected to guide the future development of the technology.

 
 
MECHENG 458 Automotive Engineering

MECHENG 458 Automotive Engineering

Professor Amey Karnik

This course emphasizes a systems approach to automotive design including a focus on automotive structures, suspension, steering, brakes, and driveline.

 
 
MECHENG 542 Vehicle Dynamics

MECHENG 542 Vehicle Dynamics

Professor Gabor Orosz

This course provides a fundamental understanding of vehicle handling and ride performance through the development, analysis and critical interpretation of vehicle/system models. Central to understanding vehicle handling and ride is the understanding of tire mechanics which is surveyed at the start of the course.

 
 
MECHENG 566 Modeling Analysis and Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles

MECHENG 566 Modeling Analysis and Control of Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Professor Huei Peng

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to follow the literature on these subjects and perform modeling, design, analysis, and development work in this field.

 
 
ISD 520 Introduction to Systems Engineering

ISD 520 Introduction to Systems Engineering

Professor Robert Bordley

This course provides an overview to system engineering, a widely used approach for designing complex systems (e.g., vehicles, infrastructure, information systems) in both government and industry.

 
 
MECHENG 599B Battery Systems and Control

MECHENG 599B Battery Systems and Control

Professor Anna Stefanopoulou

This course covers battery modeling, control and diagnostic methodologies associated to battery electric and battery hybrid electric vehicles. Emphasis is placed upon system-level modeling, model order reduction from micro-scale to macro-scale and surrogate models for load control, estimation, on-board identification, and diagnostics for Lithium Ion batteries.

 
 
MFG 502/MECHENG 483 Manufacturing System Design

MFG 502/MECHENG 483 Manufacturing System Design

Professor Elijah Kannatey-Asibu, Jr.

This course provides an introduction to the procedures and methodologies for designing manufacturing systems. Topics covered include paradigms of manufacturing, building blocks of manufacturing systems, numerical control and robotics, and many more.

 
 
MFG 503* Manufacturing Project

MFG 503* Manufacturing Project

Professor Pat Hammett

This project course is intended to provide students with an industrially-relevant team project experience in manufacturing.

 
 
MFG 599B Designing in Quality: A Design for Six Sigma Course

MFG 599B Designing in Quality: A Design for Six Sigma Course

Professor Pat Hammett

As organizations improve their operational quality, they recognize the need to apply more systematic analytical techniques to design quality into their products and services. This course provides methods and analysis tools for preventing quality and warranty concerns.

 
 

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