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Curriculum for the Master of Science Degree in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
Master’s degree programs offered through UF EDGE are non-thesis. A non-thesis master’s degree
requires the completion of ten 3-semester credit hour courses as outlined in the degree curriculum.
A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 is required for graduation.
Solid Mechanics and Design
Florida’s Best Engineering College EML 6939 Failure of Materials in Mechanical EML 5526 Finite Element Analysis and
Design Applications (3)
The UF College of Engineering is ranked as the The investment of time and tuition dollars
Fatigue life of machine elements subjected to steady Fundamentals, including discrete system analysis,
#1 engineering college in Florida and as one of toward a master’s degree can bring a terrific and alternating multi-axial stresses; Fatigue life dynamic analysis of structures, steady state and
the top 25 in the nation by U.S. News & World return in total income. Starting salaries for analysis using stress-life approach, local strain-life transient heat transfer analysis, and incompressible
Report magazine. Our faculty is recognized engineers with a master’s can be $8,000 approach, and fracture mechanics; high cycle and fluids analysis. Modeling, analysis, and design using
internationally for doing cutting-edge research. $10,000 higher than for those with only a low cycle fatigue; Damage tolerant life prediction FEA software.
They bring their expertise and enthusiasm into bachelor’s degree. Over a lifetime, the income methods. EGM 5533 Applied Elasticity and Advanced
EGM 6611 Continuum Mechanics (3) Mechanics of Solids (3)
the classroom to provide students with the most advantage of a master’s degree averages more
Tensors of stress and deformation. Balance and Bars, beams, thin-walled structures, and simple
up-to-date knowledge in the field. than $400,000. conservation laws, thermodynamic considerations. continua in the elastic and inelastic range. Virtual
Examples of linear constitutive relations. Field work approaches, elastic energy principles, plastic
Learn Anywhere, Anytime Admission equation and boundary conditions of fluid flow. limit theorems, creep deformation procedures,
EGM 6570 Principles of Fracture Mechanics (3) introduction to instability and fracture mechanics.
UF EDGE brings this exciting learning Admission is coordinated by the Mechanical & [Prereq is EGM 6611] Design applications.
experience to a worldwide audience of place- Aerospace Engineering department. Introduction to the mechanics of fracture of brittle EML 6267 Structural Dynamics of Production
bound engineers through a variety of distance and ductile materials. Linear elastic fracture Machinery (3)
learning technologies accessible at the Applicants must have: mechanics; elastic-plastic fracture; fracture testing; Review of mechanical vibrations with two degrees
workplace, home, and other sites. • A bachelor of science degree in mechanical numerical methods; composite materials; creep and of freedom. Natural and forced vibrations of
fatigue fracture. multi-degree-of-freedom systems. Experimental
or aerospace engineering with a cumulative EGM 6321 Principles of Engineering Analysis I (3) and computational modal analysis and synthesis.
UF EDGE programs are delivered either undergraduate GPA of a least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale Solution of linear and nonlinear differential Vibrations of machine tools, rolling mills, and robots.
via streaming video or DVD directly to the • Satisfactory scores on the general portion of equations. Methods of Frobenius, classification of
student. These are the same courses taught by the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with singularities. Integral representation of solutions.
University of Florida College of Engineering Summer
a minimum score of 1200 Treatment of the Bessel, Hermite, Legendre,
faculty on campus. Courses are supplemented hypergeometric, and Mathieu equations. Asymptotic EGM 6341 Numerical Methods of Engineering
by additional course material and interaction. methods including the WBK and saddle point Analysis I (3)
For international students whose first language techniques. Treatment of nonlinear autonomous Finite-difference calculus; interpolation and
is not English, a minimum score of 600 on equations. Phase plane trajectories and limit cycles. extrapolation; roots of equations; solution of
The degree can be completed in as little as 24 the Test of English as a Foreign Language Thomas-Fermi, Emden, and van der Pol equations. algebraic equations eigenvalue problems; least-
months. (TOEFL) is required to be excused from EGM 6341 Numerical Methods of Engineering squares method; quadrature formulas; numerical
English language course requirements. Analysis I (3) solution of ordinary differential equations; methods
Master Degrees Do Pay Off Finite-difference calculus; interpolation and of weighted residuals. Use of digital computer.
extrapolation; roots of equations; solution of
A master’s degree in engineering can be algebraic equations eigenvalue problems; least-
worth $2.5 million over the course of your squares method; quadrature formulas; numerical
career, according to a recent U.S. Commerce solution of ordinary differential equations; methods Plus two courses selected from any graduate course
Department Census Bureau study that of weighted residuals. Use of digital computer. in the College of Engineering curriculum in
consultation with advisor.
compares educational level to work-life