Mechanical Behavior Laboratory University of Nevada, Reno

MECH241 Statics

(Lecture+Lab: 3+0; Credit(s): 3)
Static force systems. Topics include resolution and composition of forces, equilibrium of force systems, friction, centroids, moments of inertia, cables, beams, fluid statics, work.
(Taught for: Fall’01, Fall’03, Spring’05, Fall’05, Fall’06, Spring’07, Fall’07, Spring’10, Spring’11, Spring’12, Spring’13, Spring’14)

MECH351 Mechanical Design

(Lecture+Lab: 3+3; Credit(s): 4)
Design of machine elements. Computer simulation and analysis are emphasized.
(Taught for: Fall’97, Fall’98, Fall'99)

MECH353 Manufacturing Processes

(Lecture+Lab: 2+3; Credit(s): 3)
Introduction to a variety of conventional and advanced manufacturing processes including metal casing; bulk deformation, powder metallurgy/ceramics; polymers/plastics, composites, and micromanufacturing.
(Taught for: Fall'96)

MECH431/631 Advanced Mechanics

(Lecture+Lab: 3+0; Credit(s): 3)
Unsymmetrical bending, shear center, strain energy, complementary energy with applications, continuous elastically supported beams, beam columns, buckling of bars, electric resistance strain gauging.
(Taught for: Spring’97, Spring’98, Spring’99, Spring’00, Spring’01, Spring’02, Spring’03, Spring’04, Spring’05, Spring’07, Spring’08, Spring’09, Spring’10, Spring’11, Spring’12, Spring’13, Spring’14)

MECH431L Advanced Mechanics Lab

(Lecture+Lab: 0+3 Credit(s): 1)
Experimental component of ME 431, for undergraduates only.
(Taught for: Spring’02, Spring’03, Spring’04, Spring’05, Spring’07, Spring’08, Spring’09, Spring’10, Spring’11, Spring’12, Spring’13, Spring’14)

MECH432/632 Materials

(Lecture+Lab: 3+0; Credit(s): 3)
Properties of materials as they affect selection and design.
(Taught for: Spring’98, Spring’99, Spring’00, Spring’01, Spring’02, Spring’05, Spring’07, Spring’08, Spring’09, Spring’13)

MECH433/633 Introduction to Plasticity and Creep

(Lecture+Lab: 3+0 Credit(s): 3)
Plasticity and creep theories for selection of materials in modern design. Computer simulations and engineering applications emphasized.
(Taught for: Spring’04, Fall’09, Fall’11)

MECH745 Mechanical Behavior of Materials

Taught for: Fall’97, Fall’98, Fall’99, Fall’00,Fall’02, Fall’04, Fall’06, Fall’07, Fall’08, Fall’09, Fall’10, Fall’14

MECH499 Special Projects

Taught for: Spring’99, Fall’99, Fall’03

MECH747 Theory of Plasticity

Taught for: Fall’03

MECH791 Special Topic--Plasticity

Taught for: Fall’01

MECH791 Research Seminar

Taught for: Spring’03