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MCG1101 Computer-aided drafting (1.5,0,3) 3 cr.
MCG1102   (0,0,2) 1 cr.
MCG1501   (1.5,0,3) 3 cr.
MCG1502   (0,0,2) 1 cr.
MCG2101 Introduction to Design (2,0,2) 3 cr.
The design process. Mechanical components-nomenclature and function. Project management. Technical report writing and oral presentations. Group design project.
Prerequisites: MCG1901, MCG2107, MCG2355.
MCG2107 Mechanics II (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Review of co-ordinate systems and particle kinematics. Moving co-ordinates, rigid body kinematics of translation and rotation. Impulse and momentum, work and energy. D'Alembert formulation and multi-degree-of-freedom systems. Euler's equations, gyroscopic torques. Principle of virtual work, Lagrange's equations, generalized forces.
Prerequisite: GNG1100. Corequisite: MAT2322, MAT2331.
MCG2135 Thermodynamics I (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Fundamentals of engineering thermodynamics. Properties and state, properties tables, first law of thermodynamics for control mass and control volume systems, second law, entropy and its applications.
Prerequisite: CHM1310 or equivalent.
MCG2175 Thermodynamics II (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Extension of thermodynamics principles to mixtures, psychrometrics, real gases and chemical reactions. Application of thermodynamics to standard power and refrigeration cycles. Laboratory experiments.
Prerequisite: MCG2135.
MCG2355 Engineering Materials I (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Introduction to structures of engineering metals and their mechanical properties. Defect structures; elastic and plastic deformation, strengthening processes. Introduction to equilibrium phase diagrams. Heat treatment of ferrous alloys. Introduction to fracture, corrosion, welding, and time dependent deformation in metals.
Prerequisite: CHM1310 or equivalent.
MCG2365 Engineering Materials II (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Precipitation hardening. Processing, strengthening mechanisms, properties and applications of structural ceramics, polymers and composite materials. Corrosion prevention and control. Laboratory experiments.
Prerequisite: MCG2355.
MCG2501 Introduction à la conception (2,0,2) 3 cr.
Processus de conception. Composantes mécaniques - terminologie et fonctionnement. Gestion de projet. Rédaction scientifique et communication orale. Projet de conception en groupe.
Préalables : MCG1901, MCG2507, MCG2755.
MCG2507 Mécanique II (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Révision de systèmes des coordonnées et cinématique d'une particule, coordonnées en mouvement, cinématique de corps rigides, impulsion et vitesse acquise, travail et énergie, formulations d'Alembert, équations d'Euler, torques gyroscopiques, principes de travail virtuel, équations de Lagrange, forces généralisées.
Préalable : GNG1500 ou l'équivalent. Concomitants : MAT2722, MAT2731.
MCG2535 Thermodynamique I (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Principes de la thermodynamique appliquée. Propriétés et états, tables des propriétés, premier principe de la thermodynamique pour un système fermé et un volume de contrôle, second principe, entropie et ses applications.
Préalable : CHM1710 ou l'équivalent.
MCG2575 Thermodynamique II (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Extension des principes de la thermodynamique aux mélanges, psychrométrique, gaz réels et réactions chimiques. Applications de la thermodynamique aux cycles de puissance et de réfrigération. Expériences au laboratoire.
Préalable : MCG2535.
MCG2755 Matériaux de l'ingénieur I (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Introduction aux structures et propriétés mécaniques des matériaux. Imperfections structurales. Déformation élastique et plastique. Introduction aux diagrammes d'équilibres. Traitement thermique des alliages ferreux. Introduction à la fracture, corrosion, soudage et déformation liés à la durée des métaux.
Préalable : CHM1710.
MCG2765 Matériaux de l'ingénieur II (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Processus de fabrication, mécanismes de durcissement, propriétés et application des céramiques structurelles, des polymères et des matériaux composites, contrôle et prévention de la corosion. Éxpérience de laboratoire.
Préalable : MCG2755.
MCG2901 Rapport de stage coop I / Co-op Work Term Report I 3 cr.
MCG2902 Thèmes choisis en génie biomédical I / Topics in Biomedical Engineering I (0,0,1.5) 1 cr.
Selected topics on the concepts taught in the first year of mechanical engineering in order to illustrate the challenges of understanding of and designing for the human body.
This course is reserved for students in the Biomedical Engineering Option.
MCG2903 Thèmes choisis en génie biomédical II / Topics in Biomedical Engineering II (0,0,1.5) 1 cr.
Selected topics on the concepts taught in the second year of mechanical engineering in order to illustrate the challenges of understanding of and designing for the human body.
Corequisite: CVG2140, ELG2331, MCG2101, MCG2365. This course is reserved for students in the Biomedical Engineering Option.
MCG2910 Pratique de la profession d'ingénieur / Professional Engineering Practice (1,0,0) 1 cr.
Principles of professional engineering practice and ethics, societal and environmental obligations of the engineer, workplace health and safety.
MCG3105 Heat Transfer (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Fundamental principles of heat transmission by conduction, convection and radiation. Application of these principles to the solution of engineering problems.
Prerequisite: MCG3335.
MCG3124 Dynamics of Machinery (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Masses, motions and forces in machines. Engine force analysis. Flywheels and balancing. Vibrations of machinery and of shafting.
Prerequisite: MCG2107.
MCG3126 Machine Design (3,0,2) 4 cr.
The application of the theory of mechanics of materials to the design of machine elements.
Prerequisites: CVG2140, MCG2101, MCG2365.
MCG3140 Advanced Strength of Materials (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Review of stress and strain at a point. Stress and strain transformations. Theories of failure and their application to design problems. Shear centre, bending of members in multiple plane. Energy methods, Castigliano's theorems, applications to straight and curved members. Torsion of these sections, non-circular sections. Impact stresses.
Prerequisites: CVG2140, MCG2107.
MCG3301 Control Systems I (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Modelling of mechanical, electrical, fluid and thermal systems using lumped parameter approach. Concepts of through and across variables in systems. Block diagram for system representation. Linearization and solution of system equations. Transient and frequency response of physical systems.
Prerequisites: MAT2331, MCG2107.
MCG3302 Control Systems II (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Feedback theory. Time and frequency domain analysis of feedback control systems. Stability criteria. Design of simple feedback control systems and compensation techniques. Statespace analysis of systems. Laboratory experiments.
Prerequisites: MAT3320, MCG3124, MCG3301, MCG3335, ELG3331. Corequisite: MCG3105.
MCG3335 Fluid Mechanics I (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Fundamental concepts. Fluid statics. Fundamental laws of fluid motion. Dimensional analysis and similitude. Internal flows.
Prerequisites: MCG2107, MCG2135.
MCG3345 Fluid Mechanics II (3,0,2) 4 cr.
External flows, aerodynamics. Differential treatment of fluid motion. Computational fluid dynamics. Fluid machinery. Compressible flow. Laboratory experiments.
Prerequisite: MCG3335.
MCG3901 Rapport de stage coop II / Co-op Work Term Report II 3 cr.
MCG3902 Rapport de stage coop III / Co-op Work Term Report III 3 cr.
MCG3903 Thèmes choisis en génie biomédical III / Topics in Biomedical Engineering III (0,0,1.5) 1 cr.
Selected topics on the concepts taught in the fall term of third year of mechanical engineering in order to illustrate the challenges of understanding of and designing for the human body; taught using hands-on labs, seminar speakers, site visits and assignments.
Corequisites: ELG3331, MCG3124, MCG3301, MCG3335. This course is reserved for students in the Biomedical Engineering Option.
MCG4100 Thesis (0,0,12) 6 cr.
A student in the fourth year of Mechanical Engineering may elect to prepare a written thesis on an approved research topic, to be completed in one semester.
Prerequisite: Completion of third year Mechanical Engineering courses.
MCG4102 Finite Element Analysis (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Review of matrix algebra and matrix structural analysis. Fundamentals of the finite element method. Simple one- and two-dimensional elements. Elementary programming in stress analysis, heat transfer and fluid flow. Preprocessing, post-processing. Use of commercial programs.
Prerequisites: GNG1101, MCG3140 or equivalent.
MCG4104 Building Energy Systems (3,0,0) 3 cr.
The theory and application of the principles of heating, ventilating and air conditioning are applied to engineering systems. The thermodynamic properties of air-water mixtures are discussed in relation to heating and cooling load calculations. Current engineering systems are studied.
Prerequisites: MCG3105, MCG3345.
MCG4107 Dynamics II (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Modelling, problem formulation and analysis of rigid body, multi-degree-of-freedom, mechanical, gyrodynamic, electro-mechanical, and vibrational systems using Newton, D'Alembert, Euler and Lagrange methods. Introduction to central force motion.
Prerequisite: MCG3124.
MCG4108 Industrial Control Systems (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Concept analysis and design of classical and modern industrial control systems: classical control systems; design of electro-mechanical servo-systems and process controllers. Modern control system applications; basic techniques in the use of microprocessors. Microprocessor/micro-computer based control systems for robotics, automation, manufacturing and instrumentation applications.
Prerequisite: MCG3302 or equivalent.
MCG4109 Analysis of Engineering Problems (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Linear systems and their solution. Eigenvalue problems in engineering systems, their significance and solution. Experimental data; preparation, presentation and analysis. Dynamic systems simulation. Examples of boundary-value and multidimensional problems and their solution.
Prerequisites: GNG1101, MAT3320 or equivalent.
MCG4110 Fluid Machinery (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Review of fluid mechanics and thermodynamics of turbomachinery and positive displacement fluid machinery. Performance characteristics, selection and comparison of types.
Prerequisite: MCG3345.
MCG4111 Internal Combustion Engines (3,0,0) 3 cr.
The theory, thermodynamics, and mechanical principles of internal combustion engines. Basic engine types and their operation. Engine testing. Theories of combustion. Economy and selection of various engines for different purposes. Fuels.
Prerequisites: MCG2175, MCG3345.
MCG4126 Energy Conversion (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Fuels, combustion fundamentals, pollutant formation and control, nuclear energy, solar energy, refrigeration, and other energy conversion systems.
Prerequisites: MCG2175, MCG3105, MCG3345.
MCG4127 Applications of Computers in Mechanical Engineering (2,0,2) 3 cr.
A study of methods of solving differential equations and simulation problems in Mechanical Engineering by analog, digital and hybrid computers. Both micro and mainframe computers will be included. The study will cover problems in vibrations, dynamic systems, fluid and heat transfer, electric circuits and control systems.
Prerequisites: MAT2331, MAT3320 or equivalent.
MCG4128 Basic Nuclear Engineering (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Review of atomic structure and radioactive decay, nuclear reactions and the fission process; health physics and biological radiation protections. Radioisotope applications; engineering principles of nuclear reactors; energy production and distribution reactor, heat transfer; radiation damage and materials; reactor types.
Prerequisites: MCG2175, MCG3105, MCG3345.
MCG4130 Industrial Planning (3,0,0) 3 cr.
A study of the methods and practices used in industrial planning, such as the organization of engineering activities and interfacing with the various branches of industrial units, cost estimation, operations and production design.
Prerequisites: MCG4323 or permission of the instructor.
MCG4131 Production Engineering (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Function analysis in product and process design. Design for assembly. Design for manufacturing. Manufacturing activities control and production planning. Operation scheduling and sequencing. Project planning and scheduling. Inventory control. Material requirements planning. Quality Engineering. Concurrent engineering.
Prerequisites: MAT2377, MAT3320, MCG2101.
MCG4132 Robot Mechanics (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Robotics overview. Transformations. Basics of robot kinematics, statics and dynamics. Introduction to industrial robots and programming.
Prerequisite: MCG3124.
MCG4133 Automation Design and Control (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Concepts of batch and mass production. Sequencing and timing of the production cell operation. Cell balancing. Design and operational characteristics of hard and flexible manufacturing cells. Automated inspection. Programmable logic controllers. Computer-based cell controller. Cell design evaluation.
Prerequisites: MCG3126, MCG3301, MCG3302. Corequisite: MCG4322.
MCG4134 Robot Design and Control (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Characteristics of the different robot configurations. Design aspects of the robot arm components. Sensory components for robot control. Control of robot joint drive. Hierarchical control of the robot arm. Compliant control. Trajectory planning.
Prerequisites: MCG3126, MCG3301, MCG3302.
MCG4136 Mechatronics (3,0,1) 3 cr.
Models for passive and active components for electro-mechanical systems. Network representation of signals and energy transmission and conversion. Selection of sensors and actuators for the control of mechanical systems. Modelling and simulation for the design of mixed dynamic systems.
Prerequisite: MCG3302 or equivalent.
MCG4139 Computational Methods in Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Models and simulation. Governing differential equations. Discretization concepts. Finite difference formulation. Control volume formulation. Examples of computer programs for the calculation of fluid flow and temperature fields.
Prerequisites: MCG3105, MCG3345.
MCG4150 Bioinstrumentation and Biocontrols (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Transducers for measurement of vital signs in the circulatory, respiratory and muscular systems. Electrical activity of muscles. Mechanics of the musculo-skeletal system and its control. Introduction to biorobotics
Prerequisite : MCG3302
MCG4151 Biomechanics and Biomaterials of Joint Prostheses (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Mechanical modeling of human motion during walking. Function-microstructure-properties relationships. Of biological tissues for the musculoskeletal system. Analysis of selected human joints. Review of existing joint prostheses structural design and materials selection of existing joint prostheses. Project on the design of a joint prosthesis.
Pre-requisites: MCG 2365, MCG 3124, MCG 3126
MCG4152 Artificial Organs (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Structure, physiology and modeling of the human heart, heart assist devices, liver and kidneys. Engineering analysis of the design of existing artificial organs. Comparison of artificial organs with traditional engineering devices.
Pre-requisite: MCG 3335
MCG4155 Advanced Engineering Materials (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Topics are covered in this course from a materials perspective. Materials selection and use. Materials forming. Fracture, failure analysis and fracture mechanics. Welding and materials joining.
Prerequisite: MCG2365.
MCG4175 Engineering Management and Economics (3,0,0) 3 cr.
The fundamentals of production management. Methods engineering, time and motion study. The statistical methods of production control. Inventory control. Elements of production economy. The human factor.
MCG4190 Selected Topics I (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Discussion of recent progress in mechanical engineering.
Prerequisite: Completion of 3rd year mechanical engineering studies.
MCG4191 Selected Topics II (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Discussion of recent progress in mechanical engineering.
Prerequisite: Completion of 3rd year mechanical engineering studies.
MCG4220 Thesis (0,0,6) 6 cr.
A student in the fourth year of Mechanical Engineering may elect to prepare a written thesis on an approved reserch topic, to be completed in two semesters.
Prerequisite: Completion of third year Mechanical Engineering courses.
MCG4303 Mechanical Vibration Analysis (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Analysis of natural frequencies of single degree and multi-degree-of-freedom discrete systems. Their response to excitation forces and amplitude. Analysis with complex variables. Analysis of natural frequencies of multi-degree-of-freedom and continuous systems such as beams and plates. Introduction to energy techniques for solving beam and plate problems.
Prerequisites: MAT3320, MCG3124.
MCG4322 Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) (2,0,8) 6 cr.
The design and manufacturing process. Computer hardware and software as related to CAD. Computer graphics.Structure of computer aided drafting software. Software integration. Introduction to CAM. The lectures are complemented by laboratory sessions to train on the methodology of design project integration and organization in CAD/CAM.
Prerequisites: MAT3320, MCG3126, MCG3140.
MCG4323 Manufacturing (3,0,2) 4 cr.
Metal casting processes. Bulk deformation processes, including rolling, forging, extrusion and drawing. Sheet forming processes. Powder metallurgy. Machining. Joining processes. Laboratory experiments.
Prerequisites: MCG2365, MCG3105, MCG3335.
MCG4324 Value Engineering and Analysis (2,0,2) 3 cr.
Fundamentals of value engineering: purpose and objective, historical review, poor value factors, value analysis criteria, and tasks of a value engineer. Value engineering job plan applications including: project selection, application phases, techniques of and organization for value engineering. Value engineering at work. Laboratory work consists mainly of case studies and group projects.
Prerequisites: ECO1192, MCG3126. Corequisite: MCG4323.
MCG4325 Gas Dynamics (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Compressible flow, wave propagation in compressible media; isentropic flow of a perfect gas; normal shock waves, oblique shock waves and their applications; Prandtl Meyer flow; flow with friction and flow heat addition or heat loss.
Prerequisite: MCG3345.
MCG4327 Quality Control in Equipment Design and Manufacturing (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Historical developments and definitions used in quality control. Quality goals in product design and manufacture. Quality costs and their relationship to design. Quality control program. Quality control in equipment procurement. Quality control in design specifications. Product inspection. Acceptance sampling in the manufacturing process. The operating characteristic curve and quality control charts. Quality considerations in engineering design reviews.
Prerequisites: MAT2377, MAT3320.
MCG4329 Reliability and Maintainability in Engineering Design (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Reliability and maintainability engineering history and current trend. The bathtub hazard rate concept. Equipment hazard rate models. Static and dynamic redundant configurations to improve product reliability during the design phase. Equipment reliability evaluation techniques. Mechanical component reliability evaluation methods. Failure modes and effect analysis: a useful engineering design tool. Design for product maintainability. Mechanical equipment replacement policies.
Prerequisites: MAT2377, MAT3320, MCG3302.
MCG4331 Process Planning (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Part families. Classification and coding systems. Group technology. Machine cells. Processing planning. Machine routing. Job sequencing. Generative and variant process control systems. Computer-integrated manufacturing. Process monitoring. Shop floor control.
Prerequisites: MAT3320, MCG3302 or equivalent.
MCG4333 Instrumentation for Measurement and Control (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Transducers and sensors for measuring mechanical system variables. Advanced sensing methods. Signal conditioning. Data acquisition systems. Monitoring of manufacturing processes.
Prerequisite: MCG3302 or equivalent.
MCG4340 Mechanical Engineering Laboratory (0,0,5) 3 cr.
A series of laboratory experiments designed to illustrate concepts of mechanical engineering systems.
Prerequisites: MCG3105, MCG3126, MCG3140, MCG3302, MCG3345.
MCG4345 Aerodynamics (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Potential flow analysis. Thin airfoil theory. Computation of flow about bodies. Laminar and turbulent boundary layer techniques.
Prerequisite: MCG3345.
MCG4550 Bio-instrumentation et biocontrôles (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Transducteurs pour la mesure des signes vitaux des systèmes circulatoire, respiratoire, et musculaire. Activité électrique des muscles. Mécanique et contrôle du système musculo- squelettique. Introduction à la biorobotique.
Préalable : MCG3302.
MCG4551 Biomécanique et biomatériaux des articulations prothéti ques (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Modélisation mécanique de la démarche humaine. Lien entre la fonction, la microstructure et les propriétés des tissus biologiques du système musculo- squelettique. Analyse des articulations humaines. Revue de la conception structurelle et du choix des matériaux pour des implants prothétiques d'articulations. Projet sur la conception d?une articulation prothétique
Préalables : MCG2365, MCG3124, MCG3126.
MCG4552 Organes artificiels (3,0,0) 3 cr.
Structure, physiologie et modélisation du coeur humain, des stimulateurs et prothèses cardiaques, du foie et du rein. Analyse de la conception des organes artificiels existants. Comparaison des organes artificiels et appareils mécaniques conventionnels.
Préalables : MCG3335
MCG4901 Rapport de stage coop IV / Co-op Work Term Report IV 3 cr.
MCG4902 Rapport de stage coop V / Co-op Work Term Report V 3 cr.


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