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Mechanical & Materials Engineering


Degree Requirements

Freshman Year
First Semester Second Semester
Call # Class Credit Hours Call # Class Credit Hours
MATH 106 Analytic Geo & Calc I
5
MATH 107 Analytic Geo & Calc II
5
CHEM 111 Gen Chemistry I1
4
PHYS 211 Gen Physics
4
  ACE Electives2
6
PHYS 221 Gen Physics Lab3
1
   
MECH 130 Intro to CAD
3
   
CSCE 155N Intro to Computer Programming
3
  Total:
15
  Total:
16

Sophomore Year
First Semester Second Semester
Call # Class Credit Hours Call # Class Credit Hours
MATH 208 Analytic Geo & Calc III 4 MATH 221 Differential Equations 3
ENGM 223 Engr Statics 3 ENGM 373 Engr Dynamics 3
PHYS 212 Gen Physics 4 ENGM 325 Mech Elastic Bodies 3
IMSE 206 Engr Economy I 3 METL 360 Elem Materials Sci 4
JGEN 200 Technical Communication I 3 MECH 200 Engr Thermodynamics 3
ENGR 20 Sophomore Eng. Seminar 0      
  Total: 17   Total: 16

Junior Year
First Semester Second Semester
Call # Class Credit Hours Call # Class Credit Hours
MECH 310 Fluid Mechanics 3 IMSE 321 App Eng Prob Stat5 3
MECH 342 Kin & Dyn Mech Sys 3 MECH 343 Ele Mach Design 3
MATH 314 Applied Linear Algebra 3 MECH 350 Int Dyn & Cont Sys 3
ELEC 211 Elements of Elec Engr 3 MECH 300 Thermal Systems and Design 3
ELEC 231 Elec Engr Lab 1 MECH 380 Mech Engr Measurements 3
  Communication Studies Elective4 3      
  Total: 16   Total: 15

 

Senior Year
First Semester Second Semester
Call # Class Credit Hours Call # Class Credit Hours
MECH 420 Heat Transfer 3 MECH 447 Mech Engr Design II6 2
MECH 370 Man Methods & Proc 3 ENGR 400 Professional Ethics 1
MECH 488 Kin & Mach Design Lab 2 MECH 487 Thermal Fluids Lab 2
MECH 446 Mech Engr Design I6 3   Design Elective7 3
  Technical Elective7 3   Senior Elective9 3
  ACE Elective 3   ACE Electives 6
  Total: 17   Total: 15

UNL UNDERGRADUATE BULLETIN: MECH COURSES

1: A sequence of both CHEM 109 and 110 may be substituted for CHEM 111.
2: Choose on course each from ACE outcomes 5,6,7,8 and 9 from the university list of ACE courses.
3: PHYS 222 Physics Lab may also be taken in Semester 3.
4: Choose one course from the following: COMM 210, 283 or 286.
5: STAT 380 (Statistics and Applications) may be substituted for IMSE 321.
6: The capstone design sequence must be taken in the order shown in the curriculum and should be taken in the last two semesters of the program (MECH 446 and 447).
7. Technical electives must be chosen from a list of approved, 400 level, MECH elective courses. Consult your adviser for suggested choices.
8: Design electives must be chosen from a list of approved, 400 level, MECH DESIGN courses. Consult your adviser for suggested choices.
9. Senior electives may be either another Mech Eng Technical elective, another MECH Design elective, or, with prior written approval of your adviser, a 300 or higher level engineering, science, or math course.