Fall 2019 Online Graduate Courses

Please note this registration page is for online students only. On-campus ISD students register for classes through Wolverine Access.

Online course registration is open.

Important Dates:

Last day to register without incurring
$50 late registration fee
Monday, September 2
Classes beginTuesday, September 3
Last day of classesWednesday, December 11

Note: Deadline ends when the office closes for business at 5:00 pm EST
For more information, see the Office of the Registrar calendars.


AY 2020 Academic Calendar


Current Courses

AUTO 501 – INTEGRATED VEHICLE SYSTEMS DESIGN  

AUTO 501 – INTEGRATED VEHICLE SYSTEMS DESIGN  

PROFESSOR: HARVEY BELL, DAVID TAO

Course Number: AUTO 501
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Description: The objective of this course is to examine the major systems and concepts related to the development of a vehicle in a global marketplace. The course focuses on the layout of the major space-defining vehicle subsystems in the context of interactions between the subsystems and overall vehicle demands. The process followed will be based on systems engineering and will frame the design process in the context of the vehicle needs. Performance prediction, engineering metrics and design requirements will be presented and discussed for selected subsystems.


AUTO 503 – Automotive Engineering Project  

AUTO 503 – Automotive Engineering Project

Professor: Amy Hortop

Course Number: AUTO 503
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
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.


AUTO 533 – Advanced Energy Solutions  

AUTO 533 – Advanced Energy Solutions

Professor: Margaret Woolridge

Course Number: AUTO 533
Cross Listing: MECHENG 433
Credits: 3
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.


EECS 414 – Introduction to MEMS

EECS 414 – Introduction to MEMS

Professor: Khalil Najafi

Course Number: EECS 414
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 4
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.


ESENG 501 – Seminars on Energy Systems, Technology, and Policy  

ESENG 501 – Seminars on Energy Systems, Technology, and Policy  

Professor: Suljo Linic

Course Number: ESENG 501
Cross Listing: CEE 565
Credits: 3
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.


ESENG 503 – Energy Systems Engineering Project

ESENG 503 – Energy Systems Engineering Project

Professor: Amy Hortop

Course Number: ESENG 503
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
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.


ESENG 505 – Energy Generation and Storage

ESENG 505 – Energy Generation and Storage

Professor: Suljo Linic

Course Number: ESENG 505
Cross Listing: CHE 696, MECHENG 571
Credits: 3
Description: Energy and power densities previously unattainable in environmentally-friendly energy technologies have been achieved through use of novel materials. ESENG 505 describes design strategies for power systems in the context of growing global demand for power and energy.


ESENG 599 – Sustainable Energy Systems

ESENG 599 – Sustainable Energy Systems

Professor: Greg Keoleian

Course Number: ESENG 599
Cross Listing: EAS 574 / PUBPOL 519
Credits: 3
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.


IOE 461 – Quality Engineering Principles and Analysis

IOE 461 – Quality Engineering Principles and Analysis

Professor: Pat Hammett

Course Number: IOE 461
Cross Listing: MFG 461
Credits: 3
Description: This course provides students with the analytical and management tools necessary to solve manufacturing quality problems and implement effective quality systems.


ISD 503 – ISD Practicum

ISD 503 – ISD Practicum

Professor: Amy Hortop

Course Number: ISD 503
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3-6
Description: This project course is intended to provide students with an industrially-relevant team project experience.


ISD 520 – Introduction to Systems Engineering

ISD 520 – Introduction to Systems Engineering

Professor: Robert Bordley

Course Number: ISD 520
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
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.


ISD 528 – Advanced Design for Manufacturability

ISD 528 – Advanced Design for Manufacturability

Professor:  Kazu Saitou

Course Number: ISD 528
Cross Listing: ME 452
Credits: 3
Description: Conceptual design. Design for economical production, Taguchi methods, design for assembly; case studies. Product design using advanced polymeric materials and composites; part consolidation, snap-fit assemblies; novel applications. Design projects.


ISD 599C – Development and Verification of System Design Requirements

ISD 599C – Development and Verification of System Design Requirements


ISD 599F – Vehicle Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection

ISD 599F – Vehicle Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection

Professor: Jingwen Hu

Course Number: ISD 599F
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits:  3
Description: The goal of this course is to introduce the basics of vehicle crashworthiness and occupant protection along with computational safety design tools to graduate level students.


MECHENG 438 – Internal Combustion Engines

MECHENG 438 – Internal Combustion Engines

Professor:  Andre Boehman

Course Number: MECHENG 438
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 4
Description: This course presents an analytical approach to the engineering problems and performance analysis of internal combustion engines, while also highlighting the design and operating characteristics of different types of engines. Students will examine thermodynamics, combustion, heat transfer, friction and other factors affecting engine power, efficiency, and emissions. They will then use what they have learned to assess engine behavior and understand design tradeoffs.


MECHENG 569 – Advanced Powertrain Systems

MECHENG 569 – Advanced Powertrain Systems

Professor:  Stefanopoulou / Van Nieuwstadt

Course Number: MECHENG 569
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Description: Will cover essential aspects of electronic engine control for spark ignition (gasoline) and compression ignition (diesel) engines followed by recent control developments for direct injection, camless actuation, active boosting technologies, hybrid-electric, and fuel cell power generation. Will review system identification, averaging, feedforward, feedback, multivariable (multiple SISO and MIMO), estimation, dynamic programming, and optimal control techniques.


MECHENG 587 – Global Manufacturing

MECHENG 587 – Global Manufacturing

Professor: Theodor Frieheit

Course Number: MECHENG 587
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
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.


MFG 502 – Manufacturing System Design

MFG 502 – Manufacturing System Design

Professor:  Elijah Kannatey-Asibu, Jr.

Course Number: MFG 502
Cross Listing: MECHENG 483
Credits: 
3
Description: 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; task allocation and line balancing; system configurations; performance of manufacturing systems including quality, productivity and responsiveness; economic models and optimization of manufacturing systems; launch and reconfiguration of manufacturing systems; Lean manufacturing.


MFG 503 – Manufacturing Engineering Project

MFG 503 – Manufacturing Engineering Project

Professor: Amy Hortop

Course Number: MFG 503
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 3
Description: This project course is intended to provide students with an industrially-relevant team project experience in manufacturing.


MFG 599 – Manufacturing Seminar

MFG 599 – Manufacturing Seminar

Professor:  Judy Jin

Course Number: MFG 599
Cross Listing: n/a
Credits: 1.5
Description: This seminar course brings together experts in various aspects of manufacturing-relevant technologies with experts (e.g., academic researchers, industry, and funding agency) involved in research and applications that require cutting edge technologies for smart manufacturing.


NAVARCH 514 – Fatigue of Structures

NAVARCH 514 – Fatigue of Structures 

Professor:  Pingsha Dong

Course Number: NAVARCH 514
Cross Listing: MFG 515
Credits: 3
Description: Fundamental concepts associated with fatigue damage and failure in engineering structures and contemporary design and analysis procedures with an emphasis on fatigue of welded structures, including most recent developments in finite element based fatigue design and analysis procedures, e.g., mesh-insensitive structural stress method and master S-N curve approach.