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Design Track Recommended Core Courses (*online option available)

Highly recommended (specifically developed to be added to the permanent curriculum of the M.Eng.ME program):
ME 598. Applied Control System Design & Analysis w/ Aerospace Examples*
ME 598. Advanced Robust Control*
ME 598. Computational Modeling of Industrial Transport Processes*
ME 598 Fun with Mechanics

ME 402. Design of Thermal Systems
ME 404. Intermediate Thermodynamics
ME 410. Intermediate Gas Dynamics*
ME 411. Viscous Flow & Heat Transfer*
ME 412. Numerical Thermo-Fluid Mechs
ME 420. Intermediate Heat Transfer*
ME 440. Kinem & Dynamics of Mech Syst*
ME 445. Introduction to Robotics
ME 446. Robot Dynamics and Control
ME 451. Computer-Aided Mfg Systems
ME 461. Computer Cntrl of Mech Systems
ME 465. Optics: Theory & Applications
ME 470. Senior Design Project
ME 471. Finite Element Analysis*
ME 472. Introduction to Tribology
ME 487. MEMS-NEMS Theory & Fabrication
ME 510. Advanced Gas Dynamics*
ME 540. Control System Theory & Design
ME 546. Analysis of Nonlinear Systems
ME 570. Nonlinear Solid Mech Design
ME 586. Mechanics of MEMS
TAM 412. Intermediate Dynamics
TAM 413. Fund of Engrg Acoustics
TAM 435. Intermediate Fluid Mechanics*
TAM 456. Experimental Stress Analysis
TAM 470. Computational Mechanics
TAM 514. Elastodynamics and Vibrations*
TAM 518. Wave Motion*
TAM 531. Inviscid Flow
TAM 538. Turbulence
TAM 541. Mathematical Methods*
TAM 542. Mathematical Methods II
TAM 549. Asymptopic Methods
TAM 570. Computational Fluid Mechanics
TAM 574. Adv Finite Element Methods

Detailed course offerings can be found using the University of Illinois Course Explorer.

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