Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Teaching Labs

Engineering Manufacturing Education Center

Engineering Building – Room B9

Courses

Credits: 3 (2-2-0)
Course Description: Engineering drawings, materials, manufacturing, and safety. Hand tools, cutting, drilling, the lathe, mill and numerical control.
Prerequisite: MECH 105
Registration Information: Mechanical engineering and engineering science majors only. Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Credits: 3 (2-2-0)
Course Description: Engineering design process with emphasis on teamwork, ideation, decision-making, project planning applied to a group design project.
Prerequisite: MECH 201 and MECH
200
, may be taken concurrently
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Spring
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Mechatronics Lab

Engineering Building – Room B8

Courses

Credits: 4 (3-3-0)
Course Description: Mechatronic and measurement system analysis and design; applied electronics; data acquisition; microcontroller interfacing and programming.
Prerequisite: CIVE 261 and ECE 204
and MATH 340 and MECH 231
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Credits: 3 (2-2-0)
Course Description: Feedback and forward loop control design and simulation; discrete time and frequency domain methods with implementation considerations.
Prerequisite: MATH 340 and MECH 307
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Experimentation and Materials Lab​

Engineering Building – Room B12

Course

Credits: 3 (2-2-0)
Course Description: Measurement systems; experimental design; data acquisition and analysis techniques.
Prerequisite: MECH 102 or MECH 105, and PH 142
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Course

Credits: 4 (3-2-0)
Course Description: Characteristics of metallic, plastic, and ceramic material; basic principles which relate properties of materials to their atomic and microstructure.
Prerequisite: CHEM 111 and CHEM 112 and MECH 231
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Vibrations and Dynamics Lab

Engineering Building – Room B6

Course

Credits: 4 (3-2-0)
Course Description: Analysis and synthesis of moving machinery.
Prerequisite: CIVE 261 and MATH 340, may be taken concurrently
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Course

Credits: 4 (3-2-0)
Course Description: Vibrations applied to rotating machinery and structures. SDOF and MDOF systems, mode shapes, vibration measurements and control.
Prerequisite: MECH 324
Registration Information: Must register for lecture and laboratory.
Term Offered: Fall
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Fluid and Thermal Sciences Lab​

Engineering Building – Room A4

Course

Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
Course Description: Experimental methods in heat transfer, fluid flow, and thermodynamics.
Prerequisite: MECH 337 and MECH
342
 and MECH 344, may be taken concurrently.
Registration Information: Biomedical Engineering with ME and Mechanical Engineering majors only.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring
Grade Mode: Traditional
Special Course Fee: Yes

Idea-2-Product Lab

Engineering Building – Room B7B

Course

Credit: 1 (0-3-0)
Course Description: Basics of 3D printing, technology, workflows, techniques and related software, focused on practical usage and project development in engineering. Topics include technology of devices, usage, calibration and tuning, repair and maintenance, and techniques for maximizing part quality with minimal waste.
Prerequisite: BIOM 101 or CBE 101 
or CIVE 102 or ECE 102 or ENGR 101 
or MECH 103
Registration Information: Credit not allowed for both ENGR 300 and ENGR 381A1.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Grade Mode: Satisfactory / Unsatsifactory
Special Course Fee: No

*This course will not fulfill a MECH Technical Elective or an Alternate Technical Elective requirement.

Idea-to-Product 3D print laboratory in the Mechanical Engineering department in the College of Engineering at Colorado State University, April 20, 2016

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