​Specialized Tracks for MS in Mechanical Engineering

Energy Conversion & Efficiency and Numerical Simulation in Solid Mechanics

Energy Conversion & Efficiency

The quantitative requirement for the degree is 30 credit hours completed with a GPA of 2.70 or better.
The course program must conform to the following distribution:

Area of Specialization 15 credits
Electives (graduate level engineering or math) 9 credits
Energy Analysis & Design Project or Thesis 6 credits

Courses from which one must choose 15 units of specialization (any 5 courses):
EECE 512Combustion Phenomenon
EECE 591Energy & Buildings
MEMS 541-542Thermal Systems Analysis & Design I & II
MEMS 5101Fluid Power Systems
MEMS 5401General Thermodynamics
MEMS 5402Radiation Heat Transfer
MEMS 5403Conduction & Convection Heat Transfer
MEMS 5404Combustion Phenomenon
MEMS 5410Fluid Dynamics I
MEMS 5412-5413Computational Fluid Dynamics I & II
MEMS 5416Computational Fluid Dynamics I & II Turbulence
MEMS 5420-5421HVAC Analysis and Design I & II
MEMS 5422Solar Energy Thermal Processes
MEMS 5423Sustainable Environmental Building Systems
MEMS 5424Thermo-Fluid Modeling of Renewable Energy Systems
MEMS 5705Wind Energy Systems

Numerical Simulation in Solid Mechanics

The quantitative requirement for the degree is 30 credit hours completed with a GPA of 2.70 or better.
The course program must conform to the following distribution:

Area of Specialization 15 credits
Electives (graduate level engineering or math) 9 credits
Numerical Simulation in Solid Mechanics I & II 6 credits

*The prerequisite for Numerical Simulation in Solid Mechanics I is either MEMS 424, MEMS 5704, or an equivalent course from another institution, and either MEMS 5500 or 5501, or an equivalent course from another institution.

Courses from which one must choose 15 units of specialization (any 5 courses):
MEMS 424Introduction to FEM for Structural Analysis
MEMS 5302Theory of Vibrations
MEMS 5500Elasticity
MEMS 5501Mechanics of Continua
MEMS 5502Plates and Shells
MEMS 5507Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics
MEMS 5605Mechanical Behavior of Composite Materials
MEMS 5704Aircraft Structures

Contact Us

Director of MS Studies
David Peters
314-935-4337
Urbauer Hall, Room 314G
dap@wustl.edu