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Course Descriptions

The mechanical engineering curriculum is designed to prepare students for productive careers in industry, government, education and private consulting as well as for graduate study. Thus, it is based on the fundamental principles of science and engineering. These provide a strong foundation that enables students to apply what they have learned to the complex technological problems of today and to teach themselves the new technologies of tomorrow.

ME 513 - Environmental Noise

  • Credit Hours: 4R-0L-4C
  • Term Available: See Department
  • Graduate Studies Eligible: Yes
  • Prerequisites: Senior class standing
  • Corequisites: None

Introduces noise and its sources as a potential public health hazard. Covers the basics of sound propagation relating to noise measurement and analysis. Emphasizes effects on humans and the environment. Covers methods of noise and vibration control and abatement including absorption, enclosures, vibration isolation, damping, and mufflers. Team projects involving noise measurement and reduction are required.

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