ME 588 Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering
ME 588 Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering (1-6). Prerequisite: consent of a faculty sponsor and department chair. A theoretical or experimental investigation of a research or design topic related to mechanical engineering.
Prerequisites by Topic
Graduate/Professional School standing
(permission of department chair for undergraduates)Coursework appropriate
for the chosen topic
Variable, depending upon the project topic.
B. Panchapakesan, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering.
Course Learning Outcomes
This course proves an opportunity for graduate/professional students to conduct a detailed study of a particular technical subject in Mechanical Engineering under the supervision of a faculty member in the department.
Variable, but most projects involve a written final report.
Dependent upon the specific project.
Specific projects may involve laboratory work.
Independent work on the part of the student, as well as meetings meeting and presentations as specified by the instructor.
Curriculum Criterion Contribution
Engineering topics as determined by the instructor.
Relationship to Program Outcomes
Typically, this course supports Mechanical Engineering program objectives by developing:
An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering in the field of mechanical engineering.
An ability to identify, formulate and solve problems in the field of mechanical engineering.
An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern tools necessary for the practice of mechanical engineering.