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Doctoral of Philosophy Courses Plan

Program Structure:

 

Thirty Credit hours and a Thesis are required:

 

Number & Type of Courses ​ ​Credit Hours
   ​4 Core Courses from the selected track ​12
   3 Compulsory Seminar Courses​ ​13
   5 Elective Courses ​15
   Ph. D Thesis​
   Total​ ​30

 

 

 

1. Core Courses:

 

 

A. Solid Mechanics Track

 

​Course Code ​Course title ​Credit hours
​ME 651 ​Continuum Mechanics ​3(3+0)
​ME 655 ​Failure of Engineering Materials ​3(3+0)
ME 657 Experimental Stress Analysis ​3(2+1)
​ME 695 ​Special Topics in Solid Mechanics ​3(3+0)
​ME 700 ​PhD Thesis

 

 

 

 

B. Thermofluid Systems Track

 

​Course Code ​Course title ​Credit hours
​ME 651 ​Continuum Mechanics ​3(3+0)
ME 671 ​Advanced Convection Heat Transfer ​3(3+0)
ME 688 Compressible Flow ​3(3+0)
ME 696 Special Topics in Thermofluid Systems ​3(3+0)
​ME 700 ​PhD Thesis

 

 

 

 

 

2. Compulsory Seminar Courses:

 

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
​ME 697 ​Seminar I ​1(1+0)
​ME 698 ​Seminar II ​1(1+0)
​ME 699 ​Seminar III ​1(1+0)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  3.1 Elective Courses:

 

Solid Mechanics Track

 

 

​Course Code ​Course title ​Credit hours
ME 601 Optimal Design: Theory and Practice ​3(3+0)
ME 602 Engineering Tribology ​3(3+0)
ME 603 Design for Dynamic Loading ​3(3+0)
ME 604 Robots Design ​3(3+0)
ME 605 Finite Element Analysis (3) 3(3+0)
ME 609​ ​Special Topics in Design ​3(3+0)
ME 611 ​Micro/Nano Manufacturing ​3(3+0)
ME 619 ​Special Topics in Manufacturing ​3(3+0)
ME 651​ ​Continuum Mechanics 3(3+0)
ME 652 ​Theory of Plates and Shells 3(3+0)
ME 653​ ​Mechanics of Composite Materials ​3(3+0)
ME 654 ​Advanced Theory of Fracture ​3(3+0)
ME 656 ​Dislocations Theory ​3(3+0)
ME 659​ Special Topics in Mechanics ​3(3+0)
ME 661 ​Structural Dynamics and Acoustics ​3(3+0)
ME 662​ ​Advanced Dynamics ​3(3+0)
ME 663​ ​Nonlinear Oscillations ​3(3+0)
ME 664​ ​Random Vibrations ​3(3+0)
ME 665​ ​Distributed Parameter Control ​3(3+0)
ME 666 ​Applied Nonlinear Control 3(3+0)
ME 667​ ​Digital Control Systems ​3(3+0)
ME 668​ ​Advanced Mechanics of Machinery ​3(3+0)
ME 669​ ​Special Topics in System Dynamics and Control ​3(3+0)
 

 

 

 

Thermofluid Systems Track

 

​Course Code ​Course title ​Credit hours
ME 672 Radiation Heat Transfer ​3(3+0)
ME 673 Computational Heat Transfer ​3(3+0)
ME 674 Statistical Thermodynamics ​3(3+0)
ME 675 Combustion Phenomena ​3(3+0)
ME 679 Special Topics in Thermal Sciences 3(3+0)
ME 681 Inviscid Flow ​3(3+0)
ME 682 Turbulence ​3(3+0)
ME 683 Shear Flow and Boundary Layers ​3(3+0)
ME 684 Hydrodynamic Stability 3(3+0)
ME 685 Turbo machinery and Cascade Theory 3(3+0)
ME 686 Computational Aerodynamics ​3(3+0)
ME 687 Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics ​3(3+0)
ME 689 Special Topics in Fluid Dynamics ​3(3+0)
ME 691 Advanced Engineering Analysis ​3(3+0)

 

 

 

 

Program Schedule

 

 

A. Solid Mechanics Track

 

First Semester

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
ME 651 ​Continuum Mechanics ​3
​ME 655 ​Failure of Engineering Materials ​3
ME 657 ​Experimental Stress Analysis ​3
​ME 697 ​Seminar I ​1
Total Credit Hours​ ​ ​10

 

 

 

Second Semester

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
ME 695 ​Special Topics in Solid Mechanics ​3
​ME 698 Seminar II ​1
ME   ... ​Elective Course ​3
​ME   ... ​Elective Course ​3
Total Credit Hours​ ​ ​10

 

 

 

Third Semester

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
ME 699 ​Seminar III ​1
​ME   ... Elective Course ​3
ME   ... ​Elective Course ​3
​ME   ... ​Elective Course ​3
Total Credit Hours​ ​ ​10

 

 

 

From Fourth Semester to End of Program

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
ME 700 ​Ph.D. Thesis

 

 

 

 

 

 

B. Thermofluid Systems Track

 

 

First Semester

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
ME 651 ​Continuum Mechanics ​3
​ME 671 ​Advanced Convection Heat Transfer ​3
ME 688 ​Compressible Flow ​3
​ME 697 ​Seminar I ​1
Total Credit Hours​ ​ ​10

 

 
 
 

Second Semester

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
ME 696 ​Special Topics in Thermofluid Systems ​3
ME 698 ​Seminar II ​1
ME    … ​Elective Course ​3
​ME    … ​Elective Course ​3
Total Credit Hours​ ​ ​10

 

 
 
 

Third Semester

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
ME 699 ​Seminar III ​1
ME   ... ​Elective Course ​3
ME    … ​Elective Course ​3
​ME    … ​Elective Course ​3
Total Credit Hours​ ​ ​10

 

 
 
 

From Fourth Semester to End of Program

 

​Course Code Course title ​ Credit hours​
ME 700 ​Ph.D Thesis