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ME3950J – Mechanical Engineering Laboratory I


Ting Sun;Kwee-Yan Teh;Andrew Yang;Zhaoguang Wang

Credits: 4 credits

Pre-requisites: (PHYS2400J Obtained Credit||VP250 Obtained Credit||VP245 Obtained Credit||PHYS2600J Obtained Credit)&&(PHYS2410J Obtained Credit||PHYS2411J Obtained Credit)&&ME2110J Obtained Credit&&ME2350J Obtained Credit&&ME322430J Obtained Credit&&(ME3200J Obtained Credit||ME3200J Credits Submitted)&&(ME3820J Obtained Credit||ME3820J Credits Submitted)


Lectures and experiments designed to introduce the student to the basics of experimentation, instrumentation, data collection and analysis, error analysis, and reporting. Topics may include fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, mechanics, materials, and dynamical systems. Emphasis is placed on report writing and team-building skills.

Course Topics:

  1. Laboratory safety and procedures
  2. Measurements and error analysis
  3. DAQ system and sampling
  4. Strain measurements
  5. Thermodynamic cycle measurements
  6. Dynamical systems and vibration measurements
  7. Wind tunnel measurements
  8. Tensile testing