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Mechanical Engineering Technology (MET)


3 Credits

This course is a study of the structure, manufacture, properties and applications of engineering materials including iron, steel, non-ferrous metals, alloys, plastics and ceramics. It also covers the corrosion process and material failure prevention.
Prereq: CHEM071 and PHYS165 and MATH167

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MET 221-FLUID MECHANICS

3 Credits

An introductory course in fluid mechanics. Applications to flow measurement, prep flow, pumping systems, turbines, propellers and flow about airfoils are considered.
Prereq: TECH210

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MET 224-THERMODYNAMICS

3 Credits

A non-calculus based introductory course in thermodynamics suitable for technologists. The course addresses, among other things, the first and second laws of thermodynamics, the properties of liquids and gases and the cycles for power and refrigeration.
Prereq: PHYS165

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MET 231-STRENGTH OF MATERIALS

3 Credits

Materials testing methods, various stress and strain applications, the bending of beams, buckling, torsion and shear.
Prereq: TECH123

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MET 234-MECHANICAL FABRICATION TECHNOLOGY

3 Credits

An introductory course describing fabrication and processing methods for metals and plastics for engineering technology students. The course includes a major fabrication project using machine tools and other fabrication equipment.
Prereq: TECH122 and MET 213

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MET 310-APPLIED MECHANICS

4 Credits

This course covers the statics of particles and rigid bodies and the dynamics of particles. The focus is on principles and techniques required for logical solution of problems. Topics include particle and rigid body equilibrium, analysis of trusses and frames, linear and rotational kinematics, dynamic equilibrium, impulse- momentum and work-energy principles.
Prereq: PHYS165 and MATH270

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MET 320-APPLIED THERMODYNAMICS AND HEAT TRANSFER

3 Credits

This course covers the principles of thermodynamics and their applications in power and refrigeration devices and equipment. The focus is on energy and energy conservation. Topics include properties of thermodynamic fluids, the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, gas and steam power cycles, refrigeration, fuels and combustion.
Prereq: PHYS165 and MATH270

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