MEng in CMSC Curriculum

The Master of Engineering in Computational Mechanics and Scientific Computing is a 30 credit degree distributed as follows:

  • Core Industry Preparation Courses (6 credits)
  • Departmental/Disciplinary or Cross Disciplinary Requirements (12 credits)
  • Technical Electives in a Concentration Area (12 credits)
  • Internship, Project or Equivalent (0 credits)

 

Summary of Requirements for the MENG CMSC

I. Core Requirements (6 credits / 2 courses)

  • MENG 540: Management of High Tech Industries (3 credits)
  • MENG 570: Business Fundamentals for Engineers (3 credits)

 II. Proseminar (0.0 credits / 1 course)

  • CE 703 /ME 703: Industrial Colloquia in ComputationalMechanics and Scientific Computing

 III. Finite Element Methods (6 credits / 2 courses)

  • CE 530 / ME 524: Introduction to the Finite Element Method
  • CE 630 / ME 525: Nonlinear Finite Element Method

 IV. Applied Math/Statistics ( 3 credits / 1 course from list)

  • Math 561: Numerical Linear Algebra
  • Math 541: Applied Stochastic Processes
  • Math 551 Applied Differenential Equations and Complex Variables

 V. Computer Science ( 3 credits / 1 course from list)

  • CS 201: Data Structures and Algorithms
  • CS 590: Parallel Computing
  • ECE 551D: Programming, Data Structures, and Algorithms in C++

 VI. Application Areas ( 4 of any courses from three areas of concentration, 12 credits)
 Mechanics of Materials

  • CEE 520: Continuum Mechanics
  • CEE 541: Structural Dynamics
  • ME 555: Computational Materials Science
  • CEE 622: Fracture Mechanics

Fluid Mechanics

  • CEE 531: Finite Element Methods for Problems in Fluid Mechanics
  • ME 572: Engineering Acoustics
  • ME 639: Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer
  • CEE 690: Turbulence

Optimization / Data Analytics

  • CS-445/MATH-465: Intro to High Dimensional Data Analysis
  • CE 522 / ME 526: Numerical Optimization
  • CS-571D: Machine Learning
  • STA 502: Bayesian Inference and Decision

  Other course offerings may be substituted with consent of the Director of Masters Studies. 

 

VII. Internship, Project or Equivalent Requirements (0 credits)

  • MENG 550: Internship or Applied Research Project
  • MENG 551: Internship/Project Assessment