The ME Department offers Areas of Concentration (AoC) for students wishing to focus their required electives into one of four content areas: Aerospace, Dynamic Systems and Control, Energy and Power, or Design and Manufacturing. The courses that contribute to each AoC are listed below. If you take three courses in one AoC, you can apply to have this Concentration listed on your transcript. If you have completed three courses in one of these areas and would like to have the Concentration added to your transcript, please complete the Area of Concentration form.

Additional Information:

1. Please only complete the online form after you have registered for the last class needed to complete the concentration. The form should not be submitted based on future planned courses and will be returned to you if all courses are not completed or scheduled.

2. If you are interested in earning a second Concentration, only one course may be used twice. That is, the second concentration requires at least two courses beyond those used to satisfy the first.

Aerospace Concentration

  • ME3239 – Combustion for Energy Conversion
  • ME3251 – Fluid Dynamics II
  • ME3275 – Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • ME3280 – Turbines and Centrifugal Machinery
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Acoustics
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Aerospace Control Systems
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Computer-Aided Engineering
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Propulsion
  • ME5311 – Computational Methods of Viscous Fluid Flow
  • ME6160 – Turbines and Centrifugal Machinery

Dynamic Systems and Control Concentration

  • ME3214 – Dynamics of Particles and Rigid Bodies
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Aerospace Control Systems
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Acoustics
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Advanced Vibrations
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Intelligent Material Systems and Structures
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Linear Automatic Control Systems
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Mechatronics
  • ME5160 – Theory and Design of Automatic Control Systems
  • ME5180 – Dynamics
  • ME5210 – Intelligent Material Systems and Structures
  • ME5420 – Mechanical Vibrations I
  • ME5895 – Special Topics: Mechatronics
  • ME6330 – Advanced Measurement Techniques

Energy and Power Concentration

  • ME3239 – Combustion for Energy Conversion
  • ME3270 – Fuel Cells
  • ME3275 – Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • ME3280 – Turbines and Centrifugal Machinery
  • ME3825 – Sustainable Energy Sources & Systems
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Fuel Cells
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Micro-Nanoscale Energy Transport and Conversion 
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Propulsion
  • ME5311 – Computational Methods of Viscous Fluid Flow
  • ME6160 – Turbines and Centrifugal Machinery

Design and Manufacturing Concentration

  • ME3217 – Metal Cutting Principles
  • ME3221 – Manufacturing Automation
  • ME3222 – Production Engineering
  • ME3224 – Analysis and Design of Mechanisms
  • ME3225 – Computer Aided Design, Modeling & Graphics
  • ME3228 – Introduction to Fatigue in Mechanical Design
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Analytical and Applied Kinematics
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Computer Aided Engineering
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Geometric Modeling
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Intelligent Material Systems and Structures
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Principles of Optimum Design
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Principles of Machining and Machine Tools
  • ME3295 – Special Topics: Probabilistic Engineering Design
  • ME 3295 – Special Topics: Advanced Manufacturing
  • ME5150 – Analytical and Applied Kinematics
  • ME5155 – Geometric Modeling
  • ME5210 – Intelligent Material Systems and Structures
  • ME5220 – Principles of Machining and Machine Tools
  • ME5511 – Principles of Optimum Design
  • ME5895 – Special Topics: Probabilistic Engineering Design
 
             

Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Connecticut
191 Auditorium Road, Unit 3139
Storrs, CT 06269-3139
Phone: (860) 486-2090, Fax: (860) 486-5088