Mechanical Engineering
Term : Summer 2020
Catalog Year : 2019-2020

ME 456 - Engineering Modeling Of Nonlinear Systems

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Description: Introducing modeling principles and the distinction between physical modeling and mathematical modeling. Using dimensional analysis and similarity, and their application to experimental design leading to physical modeling, Deriving governing equations from first principles leading to mathematical modeling. Analyzing one, two, three and multi-dimensional systems in engineering, the presentation of the solutions on a phase diagram. Investigating bifurcations, linear stability, and numerical solutions. Co-convened with ME 556. Letter grade only.

Units: 3

Sections offered: Spring 2021

Prerequisite: (ME 252, ME 395, MAT 239 and MAT 362 with grades of C or better and ME Fdtnl GPA Milestone for ME majors) or (ME 252, ME 395, MAT 239 and MAT 362 with grades of C or better for non-ME majors)