Mechanical Engineering

ENME 1781         Introduction to Engineering Design and Graphics                                             3 cr.
Prerequisite: Credit or registration in MATH 2114 or credit or registration in MATH 2111 or credit or registration in MATH 2107. An introduction to engineering graphics and modeling fundamentals for engineering design: freehand sketching, computer modeling, and generation of engineering drawings. Introduction to the engineering design process: reverse engineering, aesthetic design, functional design, concurrent engineering, multi-disciplinary design teams, and design constraints. Two hours of lecture and three contact hours of laboratory per week.

ENME 2711         Materials and Processes in Manufacturing Laboratory                                      1 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 1781, ENME 2740, ENGL 2152. Demonstrative and participative experiments supplementing ENME 2740 and ENME 2785 to provide a better understanding of the properties of engineering materials and processes in manufacturing. Three contact hours of laboratory per week.

ENME 2740         Structure and Properties of Materials                                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisites: CHEM 1014 or 1017 and PHYS 1061. Introduction to the structure and formation of metals, alloys, and polymeric materials and their chemical, electrical, mechanical, and thermodynamical properties; surface structures and their observation, using a metallograph and selected microscopes.

ENME 2750         Dynamics                                                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENCE 2350 and (MATH 2124 OR MATH 2109 OR MATH 2112).  Kinematics, kinetics, work and energy, impulse and momentum.  Three hours of lecture and one hour of recitation.

ENME 2770         Engineering Thermodynamics                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisites: PHYS 1062 AND (MATH 2124 OR MATH 2109 OR MATH 2112).  Basic laws of thermodynamics; equilibrium; entropy; availability; flow and non-flow processes.

ENME 2785         Introduction to Manufacturing                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 1781 and ENME 2740. An introduction to manufacturing methods, including casting, forming, powder metallurgy, machining, and joining, in the context of designing for manufacturing.

ENME 3020         Engineering Analysis                                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisites: MATH 2221 and MATH 2134. Application of ordinary differential equations, LaPlace and Fourier transforms, Fourier series, partial differential equations, and linear algebra to selected problems in Civil, Mechanical, and Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering; introduction to probability and statistics; introduction to numerical methods and use of a commercial software package in solving problems in above topics.

ENME 3093         Independent Special Laboratory in Mechanical Engineering                            1 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department. Special laboratory on subjects of interest in various fields of Mechanical Engineering.

ENME 3711         Thermal Sciences Laboratory                                                                                1 cr.
Prerequisites: credit in ENME 3771 or consent of department. A laboratory in engineering thermodynamics and heat transfer. Three hours of laboratory.

ENME 3716         Fluid Mechanics Laboratory                                                                                 1 cr.
Prerequisite: credit or registration in ENME 3720 or consent of department. A laboratory in engineering fluid mechanics and hydraulics. Three hours of laboratory.

ENME 3720         Fluid Mechanics                                                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisites: (MATH 2134 or MATH 2115), MATH 2221 AND ENME 2750. Fluid statics, concepts, principles, and methods of fluid motion, potential flow.  Introduction to boundary layer; turbulence and drag; dimensional analysis and similitude.

ENME 3734         Machine Elements                                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENCE 2351 and ENME 2740. Application of engineering mechanics to the design and selection of machine elements. Fatigue. Working stresses. Failure theories.

ENME 3735         Mechanism Design                                                                                                 3 cr.
Prerequisites: CSCI 1201 or 1205 and ENME 2750. Kinematic synthesis of mechanisms and dynamics of machinery; design of mechanisms to generate required point paths, functions, or transformations between modes of motion; translation to rotation; graphical, analytical, and computer-aided design methods.

ENME 3771         Heat Transfer                                                                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisites: MATH 2221 & ENME 3720 & 3770 & (CSCI 1201 or 1205) . Steady and unsteady conduction; natural and forced convection; radiation; heat exchangers; introduction to two-phase heat transfer. Computer-aided solutions to heat transfer problems.

ENME 3772         Environmental Control Systems                                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 3771. The principles of heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration; application to environmental control systems. Emphasis is on the selection of equipment and the design of various systems, including automatic controls.

ENME 3776         Intermediate Engineering Thermodynamics                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 3770. Application of principles of thermodynamics; vapor and gas cycles; internal combustion engines; steam and gas turbines, mixtures, thermodynamic relationships.

ENME 3780         Introduction to Computational Solid Mechanics                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3734. An introduction to computational modeling in solid mechanics. Demonstration and application of the finite element method using commercial codes. Topics include: bar, beam, plate, shell, and solid elements, loads and boundary conditions, convergence, and interpretation of results.

ENME 3900         Senior Honors Thesis                                                                        1 min. cr. - 6 max. cr.
Prerequisites: admission to the Honors Program and consent of the director of the Honors Program and the chair of the department. Senior-level research and/or design project in mechanical engineering. Thesis and oral examination required. May be repeated for credit with total hours not to exceed six.

ENME 4023         Intermediate Engineering Analysis                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4023: MATH 2221 and ENME 3020. Application of complex variables; contour integration; conformal mapping; Cartesian tensors; non-linear differential equations; and selected problems in mechanical engineering.

ENME 4096         Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department. Special lectures on subjects of current interest in the various fields of mechanical engineering. Course can be repeated two times for a total of nine credit hours. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in courses ENME 4096 and 4097.

ENME 4097         Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department. Special lectures on subjects of current interest in the various fields of mechanical engineering. Course can be repeated two times for a total of nine credit hours. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in courses ENME 4096 and 4097.

ENME 4721         Gas Dynamics                                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4721: MATH 2221, ENME 3720 and 3770. Conservation laws, one-dimensional flow, stationary and propagating normal shocks, quasi-one-dimensional flow, Rayleigh line flow, Fanno line flow, oblique shocks, Prandtl-Meyer expansions.

ENME 4722         Turbomachinery                                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4722: ENME 3720 and 3770 or consent of department. Analysis of the fluids flows through a turbomachine for compressible and incompressible flows. Determination of blading design and orientation for various types of turbomachines. Axial and radial flow machines, centrifuagal pumps, fans, and compressors are included along with some experimentation with turbomachines.

ENME 4723         Ocean and Coastal Engineering                                                                           3 cr.
(ENCE 4723, ENME 4723, and NAME 4723 are cross-listed). Prerequisite for ENCE 4723, ENME 4723 and NAME 4723 : ENME 3720 or ENCE 3318 or consent of the department. Elements of wind and wave generation and forecasting, tidal phenomena, hurricanes, storm surge, tsunamis, interaction of waves and wind with coastal and offshore structures, coastal and estuary processes. Design aspects of various topics are discussed and analyzed: e.g., offshore structures, spar buoys, underwater pipelines, oil production risers, coastal protection, mooring cables, vortex shedding, gas flares, beach formation, harbor resonance, structure resonance, etc. A design project is required. This course addresses many of the coastal engineering issues in South Louisiana.

ENME 4728         Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics                                                  3 cr.
(NAME 4728 and ENME 4728 are cross-listed.) Prerequisites for ENME 4728 and NAME 4728:  ENME 3720. Classification of partial differential equations, mathematical description of fluid flow phenomena.  Survey of various discretizaiton methods for the equations of fluid mechanics, including finite difference, finite volume and weighted residual methods.  Basic algorithms for solving fluid mechanics problems.  Introduction to grid generation.  Application of existing CFD codes to practical engineering problems.

ENME 4733         Machine Design                                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENGL 2152, ENME 2785, ENME 3734 and ENME 3735. Theory and practice of machine design applied to entire machines. Complete design including drawings, analysis, written report, and oral presentation are required.

ENME 4734         Reliability, Availability, and Maintenance of Engineering Systems                   3 cr.
(NAME 4131, ENME 4734, and ENEE 4131 are cross-listed) Prerequisite for ENME 4734 and ENEE 4131: MATH 2115 or 2134. Prerequisite for NAME 4131: MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115) with a grade of C or better. Review of probability and statistics; analytical stochastic models for component and system failures; strategies for inspection, maintenance, repair and replacement. Introduction to fault-tree and event-tree analysis; frequency and duration techniques; Markov models; and case studies.

ENME 4753         Process Control Systems                                                                                      3 cr.
(ENEE 4534 and ENME 4753 are cross-listed) Prerequisites for ENEE 4534: ENEE 3530 or ENME 3020 or MATH 3221. A study of contemporary automatic control methods for continuous industrial processes. Topics include characterization of typical process dynamics, plant identification, parameter estimation, controller tuning techniques, and industrial process instrumentation applications.

ENME 4754         Mechanical Vibrations                                                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4754: ENME 2750; ENME 3020 or MATH 3221.

Single and double degree of freedom systems in free and forced motion, introduction to lumped parameter analysis of continuous systems, and vibration measurement devices.

ENME 4757         Intermediate Mechanical Vibrations                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENME 4757: ENME 3755 or consent of department. Fundamental phenomena of multi-degree discrete and continuous systems. Matrix methods of solution of discrete systems. Determination of natural frequencies and mode shapes of discrete and continuous systems. Methods of passive vibration control. Brief introduction to finite element methods.

ENME 4765         Introduction to Petroleum Engineering                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites: CHEM 1014 or 1017; ENME 3720. An introduction to the oil and gas industry with focus on exploration and production. Topics include: petroleum geology, exploration, drilling, production, and subsurface management.

ENME 4771         Intermediate Heat Transfer                                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENME 4771: ENME 3771 or consent of department. Review of basic modes of heat transfer; combined convection and radiation; boiling and condensation; introduction to numerical methods for solving heat transfer problems; application of heat transfer principles to related problems in engineering.

ENME 4772         Internal Combustion Engines                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4772: ENME 3720 and 3776. Introduction of fundamental concepts and theories of internal combustion engines including ideal and real thermodynamic cycles, fuels, combustion, emissions, spark-ignition engines, and compression-ignition engines.

ENME 4773         Energy Management                                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4773: ENME 3720 and 3771 or consent of department. Technical elements of reducing energy consumption and costs; aspects of management and cost elements pertaining to engineering decision making; typical topics include electrical, utility, process, building and heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems; waste heat management and energy auditing.

ENME 4774         Gas Turbine Systems                                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4774:  ENME 3720 and ENME 3776. Introduction to guiding principles in gas turbine cycles, combined power systems, turbine and compressor design procedures and performance prediction for both axial and radial flow turbines.

ENME 4777         Design of Thermal-Fluid Systems                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3770 and 3771. Design of thermal-fluid systems utilizing the principles of heat transfer, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics with emphasis on practical, economical designs. Semester projects are assigned to student groups; weekly progress reports, final written and oral reports required.

ENME 5023         Intermediate Engineering Analysis                                                                       3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4023: MATH 2221 and ENME 3020. Application of complex variables; contour integration; conformal mapping; Cartesian tensors; non-linear differential equations; and selected problems in mechanical engineering.

ENME 5097         Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of department. Special lectures on subjects of current interest in the various fields of mechanical engineering. Course can be repeated two times for a total of nine credit hours. No student may earn more than nine hours degree credit in courses ENME 5097.

ENME 5721         Gas Dynamics                                                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4721: MATH 2221, ENME 3720 and 3770. Conservation laws, one-dimensional flow, stationary and propagating normal shocks, quasi-one-dimensional flow, Rayleigh line flow, Fanno line flow, oblique shocks, Prandtl-Meyer expansions.

ENME 5722         Turbomachinery                                                                                                      3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4722: ENME 3720 and 3770 or consent of department. Analysis of the fluids flows through a turbomachine for compressible and incompressible flows. Determination of blading design and orientation for various types of turbomachines. Axial and radial flow machines, centrifuagal pumps, fans, and compressors are included along with some experimentation with turbomachines.

ENME 5723         Ocean and Coastal Engineering                                                                           3 cr.
(ENCE 4723, ENME 4723, and NAME 4723 are cross-listed). Prerequisite for ENCE 4723, ENME 4723 and NAME 4723 : ENME 3720 or ENCE 3318 or consent of the department. Elements of wind and wave generation and forecasting, tidal phenomena, hurricanes, storm surge, tsunamis, interaction of waves and wind with coastal and offshore structures, coastal and estuary processes. Design aspects of various topics are discussed and analyzed: e.g., offshore structures, spar buoys, underwater pipelines, oil production risers, coastal protection, mooring cables, vortex shedding, gas flares, beach formation, harbor resonance, structure resonance, etc. A design project is required. This course addresses many of the coastal engineering issues in South Louisiana.

ENME 5725         Incompressible Aerodynamics                                                                              3 cr.
Basic phenomena of the external flow of incompressible fluid. Theoretical development of the lift of plane, cambered airfoils, and the lift and drag of the finite wing. Comparison and discussion of experimental values of lift and drag.

ENME 5728         Introduction to Computational Fluid Dynamics                                                  3 cr.
(NAME 4728 and ENME 4728 are cross-listed.) Prerequisites for ENME 4728 and NAME 4728:  ENME 3720. Classification of partial differential equations, mathematical description of fluid flow phenomena.  Survey of various discretizaiton methods for the equations of fluid mechanics, including finite difference, finite volume and weighted residual methods.  Basic algorithms for solving fluid mechanics problems.  Introduction to grid generation.  Application of existing CFD codes to practical engineering problems.

ENME 5734         Reliability, Availability, and Maintenance of Engineering Systems                  3 cr.
(NAME 4131, ENME 4734, and ENEE 4131 are cross-listed) Prerequisite for ENME 4734 and ENEE 4131: MATH 2115 or 2134. Prerequisite for NAME 4131: MATH 2134 (or MATH 2115) with a grade of C or better. Review of probability and statistics; analytical stochastic models for component and system failures; strategies for inspection, maintenance, repair and replacement. Introduction to fault-tree and event-tree analysis; frequency and duration techniques; Markov models; and case studies.

ENME 5753         Process Control Systems                                                                                       3 cr.
(ENEE 4534 and ENME 4753 are cross-listed) Prerequisites for ENEE 4534: ENEE 3530 or ENME 3020 or MATH 3221. A study of contemporary automatic control methods for continuous industrial processes. Topics include characterization of typical process dynamics, plant identification, parameter estimation, controller tuning techniques, and industrial process instrumentation applications.

ENME 5754         Mechanical Vibrations                                                                                           3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4754: ENME 2750; ENME 3020 or MATH 3221. Single and double degree of freedom systems in free and forced motion, introduction to lumped parameter analysis of continuous systems, and vibration measurement devices.

ENME 5771         Intermediate Heat Transfer                                                                                    3 cr.
Prerequisite for ENME 4771: ENME 3771 or consent of department. Review of basic modes of heat transfer; combined convection and radiation; boiling and condensation; introduction to numerical methods for solving heat transfer problems; application of heat transfer principles to related problems in engineering.

ENME 5772         Internal Combustion Engines                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4772: ENME 3720 and 3776. Introduction of fundamental concepts and theories of internal combustion engines including ideal and real thermodynamic cycles, fuels, combustion, emissions, spark-ignition engines, and compression-ignition engines.

ENME 5773         Energy Management                                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4773: ENME 3720 and 3771 or consent of department. Technical elements of reducing energy consumption and costs; aspects of management and cost elements pertaining to engineering decision making; typical topics include electrical, utility, process, building and heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems; waste heat management and energy auditing.

ENME 5774         Gas Turbine Systems                                                                                             3 cr.
Prerequisites for ENME 4774:  ENME 3720 and ENME 3776. Introduction to guiding principles in gas turbine cycles, combined power systems, turbine and compressor design procedures and performance prediction for both axial and radial flow turbines.

ENME 6024         Boundary Value Problems                                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 4023 or consent of department. A unified study of the techniques available for the solution of boundary value problems of the types found in advanced engineering analysis. Application to representative problems from specific areas of engineering.

ENME 6026         Mathematical Modeling in Continuum Mechanics                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 3020 or consent of department.  Principles of continuum mechanics.  Types of mathematical models.  Types of mathematical formulation,  Rules for developing physical and mathematical models.  Review of solution methods: analytical and numerical.  Discussion of issues such as: uniqueness and exactness; accuracy, convergence, and error analysis; benchmarking and validation.  Modeling of two domains with common interface. Modeling of domains with moving boundaries.  Review of physics based mathematical models for various phenomena that are described  by laws and constitutive relations of continuum mechanics.

ENME 6028         Finite Element Methods in Engineering Analysis                                               3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3020 or consent of department. Formulation and solution of the finite element method for solving a wide class of engineering problems in the fields of solid and fluid mechanics. Weighted residual techniques, variational methods, and isoparametric element formulations are covered. Applications include linear transient analyses and material and geometric non-linearities.

ENME 6090         Research Seminar                                                                                                   0 cr.
Students, faculty, or invited guest speakers will present their research activities in the field of mechanical engineering and/or engineering sciences.  Graduate students in the MS and PhD programs with concentration in mechanical engineering are expected to register in this seminar (once for MS and twice for PhD students.)  Students are encouraged to enroll in this course during their last year of studies.  Grades will be assigned on a S/U basis and attendance is necessary for an S grade.  This course will be offered each semester and the class will meet weekly for one hour.

ENME 6095         Independent Special Project in Mechanical Engineering                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of the department. Independent work under the direction of a faculty member on a subject of mutual interest. Student must find faculty sponsor to serve as advisor, and two additional committee members. A written report, and a defense will be required. Course may not be repeated for credit.

ENME 6096         Independent Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Independent study on advanced subjects of current interest in the various fields of mechanical engineering. Course can be repeated two times for a total of nine credit hours. No student may earn more than a total of nine hours of degree credit in courses in ENME 6096 and 6097

ENME 6097         Advanced Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Special lectures on advanced subjects of current interest in the various fields of mechanical engineering. Course can be repeated two times for a total of nine credit hours. No student may earn more than a total of nine hours of degree credit in courses ENME 6096 and 6097.

ENME 6354         Theory of Elasticity                                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENCE 6353 or consent of department. Plane stress and plane strain; two-dimensional problems in rectangular and polar coordinates; strain energy methods; complex variables in two-dimensional problems; the general equations of three-dimensional elasticity.

ENME 6355         Theory of Plates and Shells                                                                                  3 cr.
(ENCE 6355 and ENME 6355 are cross-listed) Prerequisites: ENCE 6353 and MATH 2221. Laterally loaded plates with various boundary conditions; elastic stability of plates; differential geometry of surfaces; equilibrium and strain equations; membrane theory of shells; shells of revolution with emphasis on cylindrical and spherical shells.

ENME 6357         Fracture Mechanics                                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 6354 or 6355 or 6756 or consent of department. Stationary crack under static loading, energy balance and crack growth, crack initiation and growth, dynamic crack growth, fatigue, fracture of composite material.

ENME 6364         Advanced Composite Materials                                                                            3 cr.
Prerequisite: Consent of the Department. Thermal and Moisture Effects on Composite materials, Stress State of composite beams under long term loading, viscolastic displacement of beams, torsion of laminated beams. Optimum design of composite material structures, mechanics of sandwich structures.

ENME 6720         Advanced Fluid Mechanics                                                                                   3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 4720 or consent of department. Continuity; stream and potential function; irrotational flow; Laplace Euler and Bernoulli equations; standard patterns of flow; conformal transformations; Schwarz-Christoffel theorem; and vortex motion.

ENME 6724         Viscous Flow                                                                                                          3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3720 or consent of the department. Fundamental Equations of viscous fluid flow. Newtonian viscous flow, Stokes assumptions, and exact solutions to Navier-Stokes equations. Order of magnitude analysis. Similarity solution. Integral equations of viscous flow. Duct flow, free shear flow, creeping flows, and free convection flow. Introduction to flow instabilities and turbulence.

ENME 6727         Turbulence                                                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3720 and 3020 or consent of Department. Fundamental mechanics of turbulence, wakes, jets and plumes. Structure of time averaged flows, flow instability, Reynolds stresses, spectral dynamics, and scales of turbulence. First order models: algebraic, one-equation and two-equation models. Second order models, Reynolds stresses, multi-equation models.

ENME 6728         Advanced Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD)                                                3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3720 and 3020, ENME 4728, and CSCI 1201, or consent of department. Numerical modeling of the equations of fluid mechanics. Equation classification, theory of characteristics. Survey of discretization methods: finite difference, finite volume, integral methods. Basic grid generation techniques. Stability analysis for finite difference equations. Discretization techniques applied to steady state and tine dependent problems in multi-dimensions. Navier-Strokes equations, inviscid and viscous flow. Course will include projects to develop finite difference codes in areas relevant to student's research interests.

ENME 6753         Advanced Continuum Mechanics                                                                         3 cr.
Prerequisite: consent of department. Kinematics of motion and deformation; general development of balance equations of continuum mechanics; theory of constitutive equations; study of the constitutive equations for elastic, hyperelastic, viscoelastic, and plastic materials.

ENME 6755         Advanced Vibrations                                                                                              3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 4757. Lagrange's equations of motion and their application to vibration analysis; multi-degree of freedom systems; matrix methods; and transients.

ENME 6756         Theory of Plasticity                                                                                                3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENCE 6353 or consent of department. Stress and strain tensors; elastic stress-strain relations criteria of yielding; plastic stress-strain relations; elastoplastic problems of spheres and cylinders; the plane elastoplastic problem; the slip-line field.

ENME 6770         Advanced Thermodynamics                                                                                  3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3770 or consent of department.  Review of basic laws of classical thermodynamics.  Reversible and irreversible processes.  Second law analysis.  Entropy and availability.  Maxwell relations.  Thermodynamics of mixtures, first and second law of reacting systems.  Phase equilibrium.  Introduction to statistical thermodynamics.

ENME 6771         Conduction Heat Transfer                                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 4771 or consent of department. Conduction heat transfer; steady state and transient system; one-dimensional, two-dimensional, and three-dimensional systems.

ENME 6772         Convection Heat Transfer                                                                                     3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 4771 and 4720 or consent of department. Forced and free convection heat transfer in laminar and turbulent flow; condensation and evaporation; and special heat transfer processes.

ENME 6773         Radiation Heat Transfer                                                                                        3 cr.
Prerequisite: ENME 4771. Radiative heat exchange among specularly and diffusely reflecting surfaces; radiant interchange in participating media; combined radiation, conduction, and convection; and advanced topics.

ENME 6774         Computational Heat Transfer                                                                               3 cr.
Prerequisites: ENME 3771 or consent of the department. Foundations of finite - difference and finite element methods. Classification of governing differential equations in heat transfer. Discrete approximations of derivatives. Methods of solving sets of algebraic equations, computationals methods for steady state, parabolic, elliptic, and hyperbolic type of heat transfer problems. Non-linear heat transfer problems. Introduction to grid generation.