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ME 161: Dynamic Systems, Vibrations and Control (ME 261)

(Graduate students only enroll in 261.) Modeling, analysis, and measurement of mechanical and electromechanical systems. Numerical and closed form solutions of ordinary differential equations governing the behavior of single and multiple degree of freedom systems. Stability, resonance, amplification and attenuation, and control system design. Demonstrations and laboratory experiments. Prerequisite: Calculus (differentiation and integration), ordinary differential equations (e.g., CME 102 or MATH53), basic linear algebra (determinants and solving linear equations), and familiarity with basic dynamics (F=m*a) and electronics (v=i*R). ME undergraduates must enroll for 4 units with lab. All others should enroll for 3 units without lab.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

ME 166: Introduction to Physiology and Biomechanics of Hearing (BIOE 287, ME 266)

Hearing is fundamental to our ability to communicate, yet in the US alone over 30 million people suffer some form of hearing impairment. As engineers and scientists, it is important for us to understand the underlying principles of the auditory system if we are to devise better ways of helping those with hearing loss. The goal of this course is to introduce undergraduate and graduate students to the anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics of hearing. Principles from acoustics, mechanics, and hydrodynamics will be used to build a foundational understanding of one of the most complex, interdisciplinary, and fascinating areas of biology. Topics include the evolution of hearing, computational modeling approaches, fluid-structure interactions, ion-channel transduction, psychoacoustics, diagnostic tools, and micrometer to millimeter scale imaging methods. We will also study current technologies for mitigating hearing loss via passive and active prostheses, as well as future regenerative therapies.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

ME 177: Global Engineers' Education

A project based course for those who would like to use their engineering backgrounds to address real world challenges faced by underserved communities globally. In direct collaboration with an underserved community from a rural village in India, students will develop engineering solutions to the challenge of sanitation and hygiene. Focus will be on working with the community rather than for them. Concepts covered will include designing with what designers care about at the center, articulating and realizing individual and community aspirations, ethics of engaging with underserved communities, and methodology of working sustainably with an underserved community.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

ME 181: Deliverables: A Mechanical Engineering Design Practicum

The goal of this course is to enable students to solve industry design challenges using modern mechanical design methods. Each week a new practical skill is introduced. These skills have been identified by recently graduated Stanford engineers as being critical to their work. Students then build their command of each skill by completing a simplified yet representative project and submitting deliverables similar to those required in industry. For example, students will learn about how to properly design parts with O-rings and then will be required to design a water-tight enclosure and submit CAD, mechanical drawings, and a bill of materials. Several of the classes feature recent Stanford graduates as guest lecturers. In addition to teaching applicable skills from their job and providing examples from industry, these engineers will also expose students to the range of responsibilities and daily activities that makeup professional mechanical design work. Prerequisites: ME203, ME103d and ME112 OR consent of instructor. Enrollment limited, students complete application on first day of class
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

ME 182: Electric Transportation

Transportation accounts for nearly one-third of American energy use and greenhouse gas emissions and three-quarters of American oil consumption. It has crucial impacts on climate change, air pollution, resource depletion, and national security. Students wishing to address these issues reconsider how we move, finding sustainable transportation solutions. An introduction to the issue, covering the past and present of transportation and its impacts; examining alternative fuel proposals; and digging deeper into the most promising option: battery electric vehicles. Energy requirements of air, ground, and maritime transportation; design of electric motors, power control systems, drive trains, and batteries; and technologies for generating renewable energy. Students will also have a fun opportunity for a hands-on experience with an electric car. Prerequisites: Introduction to calculus and Physics AP or elementary mechanics.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

ME 185: Electric Vehicle Design

This project based class focuses on the design and prototyping of electric vehicles. Students learn the fundamentals of vehicle design in class and apply the knowledge as they form teams and work on projects involving concept, specifications, structure, systems, integration, assembly, testing, etc. The class meets once a week to learn about the fundamentals, exchange their experiences, and coordinate between projects. The teams of 3-5 will work on their projects independently.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 3 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

ME 190: Ethical Issues in Mechanical Engineering

Moral rights and responsibilities of engineers in relation to society, employers, colleagues, and clients; cost-benefit-risk analysis, safety, and informed consent; whistle blowing; engineers as expert witnesses, consultants, and managers; ethical issues in engineering design, manufacturing, and operations, and engineering work in foreign countries; and ethical implications of the social and environmental contexts of contemporary engineering. Case studies and field research. Enrollment limited to 25 Mechanical Engineering majors.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

ME 191: Engineering Problems and Experimental Investigation

Directed study and research for undergraduates on a subject of mutual interest to student and staff member. Student must find faculty sponsor and have approval of adviser.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
Instructors: Adams, J. (PI) ; Andriacchi, T. (PI) ; Aquino Shluzas, L. (PI) ; Banerjee, B. (PI) ; Barnett, D. (PI) ; Bazant, M. (PI) ; Beach, D. (PI) ; Beiker, S. (PI) ; Beiter, K. (PI) ; Both, T. (PI) ; Bowman, C. (PI) ; Bradshaw, P. (PI) ; Britos Cavagnaro, L. (PI) ; Burnett, W. (PI) ; Cai, W. (PI) ; Camarillo, D. (PI) ; Cantwell, B. (PI) ; Cappelli, M. (PI) ; Carryer, E. (PI) ; Carter, D. (PI) ; Chang, F. (PI) ; Chaudhuri, O. (PI) ; Cutkosky, M. (PI) ; Dabiri, J. (PI) ; Darve, E. (PI) ; Dauskardt, R. (PI) ; Davies, K. (PI) ; DeBra, D. (PI) ; Delp, S. (PI) ; Eaton, J. (PI) ; Edelman, J. (PI) ; Edwards, C. (PI) ; Evans, D. (PI) ; Farhat, C. (PI) ; Feiber, J. (PI) ; Gerdes, J. (PI) ; Goodson, K. (PI) ; Habif, S. (PI) ; Hanson, R. (PI) ; Hariharan, B. (PI) ; Hawthorne, G. (PI) ; Iaccarino, G. (PI) ; Ihme, M. (PI) ; Ishii, K. (PI) ; Jaffe, D. (PI) ; Johnston, J. (PI) ; Ju, W. (PI) ; Karanian, B. (PI) ; Kelley, D. (PI) ; Kembel, G. (PI) ; Kenny, T. (PI) ; Khatib, O. (PI) ; Kitchen, S. (PI) ; Kohn, M. (PI) ; Kruger, C. (PI) ; Kuhl, E. (PI) ; Leifer, L. (PI) ; Lele, S. (PI) ; Lentink, D. (PI) ; Levenston, M. (PI) ; Lew, A. (PI) ; MacDonald, E. (PI) ; Majumdar, A. (PI) ; Mani, A. (PI) ; Milroy, C. (PI) ; Mitchell, R. (PI) ; Mitiguy, P. (PI) ; Moin, P. (PI) ; Mungal, M. (PI) ; Nelson, D. (PI) ; Niemeyer, G. (PI) ; Okamura, A. (PI) ; Pinsky, P. (PI) ; Pitsch, H. (PI) ; Prinz, F. (PI) ; Pruitt, B. (PI) ; Rock, S. (PI) ; Roth, B. (PI) ; Roumani, N. (PI) ; Saffo, P. (PI) ; Salisbury, J. (PI) ; Santiago, J. (PI) ; Sather, A. (PI) ; Schox, J. (PI) ; Scott, W. (PI) ; Shaqfeh, E. (PI) ; Shaughnessy, S. (PI) ; Sheppard, S. (PI) ; Somen, D. (PI) ; Springer, G. (PI) ; Steinert, M. (PI) ; Street, B. (PI) ; Sturtz, M. (PI) ; Tang, S. (PI) ; Taylor, C. (PI) ; Toye, G. (PI) ; Utley, J. (PI) ; Waldron, K. (PI) ; Wang, H. (PI) ; Zheng, X. (PI)

ME 191H: Honors Research

Student must find faculty honors adviser and apply for admission to the honors program.nn (Staff)
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

ME 199A: Practical Training

For undergraduate students. Educational opportunities in high technology research and development labs in industry. Students engage in internship work and integrate that work into their academic program. Following internship work, students complete a research report outlining work activity, problems investigated, key results, and follow-up projects they expect to perform. Meets the requirements for curricular practical training for students on F-1 visas. Student is responsible for arranging own internship/employment and faculty sponsorship. Register under faculty sponsor's section number. All paperwork must be completed by student and faculty sponsor, as the Student Services Office does not sponsor CPT. Students are allowed only two quarters of CPT per degree program. Course may be repeated twice.
Terms: Sum | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit
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