ME 565 Advanced Manufacturing Engineering
Simulation and analysis of assembly mates and mechanisms incorporating theoretical discussions for kinematic and dynamic analysis; Advanced Optimization and Meta Heuristics using MATLAB; Advanced fabrication and assembly, lithography, self-assembly, and other processes; Use of CAM software for advanced milling and turning operations. Concepts, toolpaths and toolpath control in advanced CNC programming with 5-axis machines. Modern cutting tool materials and geometry for aerospace alloys. Hard turning, milling and high speed machining. Machining of composites, ceramics, and hybrid machining technologies.
Acceptance in MS Mechanical Engineering Program or into Graduate Certificate in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, or Permission of the Department Chair.