PhD Thrust III: Advanced Propulsion & Energy Systems

Core Program Requirement: 4 Cr.

Course Number Course Title Credits
5000 Engineering Analysis I 4 Cr.

Courses Offered in the Advanced Propulsion & Energy Systems Thrust area:

Course Number Course Title Credits Prereq 
5110 (EVE 5130) Fundamental Fuel Cell Systems 4 Cr.  
5210 Convective and Radiative Heat Transfer 4 Cr.  
5215 (EVE 5120) Fundamentals of Battery Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles 4 Cr.  
5700 Fundamentals of Mechanics 4 Cr  
5800 Combustion Engines 4 Cr  
5810 Combustion and Emissions 4 Cr ME 5800
5820 Thermal Environmental Engineering 4 Cr  
5995 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering 4 Cr  
7260 Heat and Mass Transfer 4 Cr.  
7290 Advanced Combustion and Emissions 4 Cr.  
7300 Advanced Fluid Mechanics 4 Cr. ME 5300
7310 Computational Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer 4 Cr. ME 5300
7850 Dynamics and Vibration of Automotive Engines 4 Cr. ME 5800
8290 Advanced Combustion and Emissions II 4 Cr. ME 7260

Ph.D Program

Course Number Course Title Credits Prereqs
9990 Pre-Doctoral Candidacy Research 1-8 Cr. (Max 10) Consent of department
9991 Doctoral Candidate Status I: Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor
9992 Doctoral Candidate Status II: Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor, 9991
9993 Doctoral Candidate Status III: Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor, 9992
9994 Doctoral Candidate Status IV: Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor, 9993
9995 Candidate Maintenance Status: Doctoral Dissertation Research and Direction 7.5 Cr. Consent of dissertation advisor, completion of 30 credits in 9991-9994

Directed Study Courses: 4 Cr.

Course Number Course Name Credits Prereq
7990 National Design Competition Projects 1-4 Cr. Written consent of director of Graduate student's coordinator
7996 Directed Study 1-4 Cr. Written consent of director of Graduate student's coordinator and chairperson

Internship in Industry: 3 Cr. (Optional)

Course Number Course Name Credits
6991 Internship in Industry 1 cr. per semester, for a max of 3 semesters per OISS/CPT rule. Does not count towards the 32 credit requirement. Students are eligible to enroll in ME 6991 after successfully completing 16 credits in their Graduate program.