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Nanoparticle Aerosol Dynamics - CHEM608

Prerequisite: CHEM602 and CHEM601; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs. Topics of special interest and current importance.

Biophysical Chemistry - BCHM675

Prerequisite: CHEM481 and BCHM461; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Conformation, shape, structure, conformational changes, dynamics and interactions of biological macromolecules and complexes or arrays of macromolecules. Physical techniques for studying properties of biological macromolecules.

Nanometer Structure of Materials - ENMA650

Prerequisite: ENMA460; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. And permission of ENGR-Materials Science & Engineering department.
The basic concepts required for understanding nanostructured materials and their behavior will be covered. Topics covered include the structural aspects of crystalline and amorphous solids and relationships to bonding types, point and space groups. Summary of diffraction theory and practice. The reciprocal lattice. Relationships of the microscopically measured properties to crystal symmetry. Structural aspects of defects in crystalline solids.

Polymer Physics - ENMA620

Prerequisite: ENMA471; or permission of instructor.
The thermodynamics, structure, morphology and properties of polymers. Developing an understanding of the relationships between theory and observed behavior in polymeric materials.

Experimental Methods in Materials Science - ENMA680

Prerequisite: ENMA650.
Basic principles of electron microscopy theory, electron diffraction, and imaging theory. The electron beam sample interaction that gives rise to different signals is related to the structural and compositional information that is obtained from a sample using a TEM. The most common TEM techniques for structural characterization of a sample, namely, electron diffraction, bright/dark field imaging, and high resolution lattice imaging are discussed. Compositional information obtained from x-ray fluorescence and electron energy loss as well as the resolution of these techniques is also covered. A description of techniques used to study magnetic materials is also presented.

Structural Determination Laboratory - ENMA683

Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Materials Science & Engineering department. Credit only granted for: ENMA698L or ENMA683. Formerly: ENMA698L.
The operation of an electron microscope is covered. TEM techniques that are used to characterize the structure, defects and composition of a sample are presented and used to study a variety of materials. These techniques are: electron diffraction patterns, bright/dark field imaging, high resolution lattic imaging and energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy. Also covers different sample preparation techniques for TEM. The goal is that the students become independent users of the TEM.

Electromagnetic Theory I - ENEE680

Prerequisite: ENEE381; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Theoretical analysis and engineering applications of Maxwell's equations. Boundary value problems of electrostatics and magnetostatics.

Electromagnetic Theory II - ENEE

Prerequisite: ENEE381; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
Continuation of ENEE 680. Theoretical analysis and engineering applications of Maxwell's equations. The homogeneous wave equation. Plane wave propagation. The interaction of plane waves and material media. Retarded potentials. The Hertz potential. Simple radiating systems. Relativisitic covariance of Maxwell's equations.

Quantum Electronics I - ENEE790

Prerequisite: Must have knowledge of quantum mechanics; or permission of instructor.
Spontaneous emission, interaction of radiation and matter, masers, optical resonators, the gas, solid and semi-conductor lasers, electro-optical effect, propagation in anisotropic media and light modulation.

Lasers and Electro-optic Devices - ENEE496

Prerequisite: ENEE381; and completion of all lower-division technical courses in the EE curriculum. Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Engineering: Computer; Engineering: Electrical).
Modern physical optics: Gaussian beams, optical resonators, optical waveguides; theory of laser oscillation, rate equations; common laser systems. Selected modern optoelectronic devices like detectors and modulators. Role of lasers and optoelectronics in modern technology.

Capstone Design Project: Optical System Design - ENEE408

Prerequisite: Must have earned a minimum grade of regular (letter) C- in all required 200-level ENEE courses; and permission of ENGR-Electrical & Computer Engineering department. Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Engineering: Computer; Engineering: Electrical). Repeatable to 6 credits if content differs.
Culmination of prior course work in electrical and computer engineering. Utilization of modern design tools and methodologies for the design of components or systems under realistic constraints, with particular emphasis on teamwork and oral/written communication. Areas in which projects are currently offered include: microprocessor-based systems, digital systems, VLSI design (both digital and mixed-signal), and optical systems.

Optoelectronics Lab - ENEE486

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in ENEE205; or minimum grade of C- in ENEE206. And minimum grade of C- in PHYS271 and PHYS270; and must have earned a minimum grade of regular (letter) C- in all required 200-level ENEE courses; and permission of ENGR-Electrical & Computer Engineering department. Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Engineering: Computer; Engineering: Electrical).
Hands-on experience in performing measurements in optics and electro-optics. Basics of optics, light detectors, Fourier optics, gratings and spectrometers, pulsed dye lasers, fiber optics, electro-optics, and acousto-optics.

Combustion and Reacting Flow - ENME707

Prerequisite: ENME331 and ENME332; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department.
This course covers thermochemistry and chemical kinetics of reacting flows in depth. In particular, we focus on the combustion of hydrocarbonf uels in both a phenomenological and mechanistic approach. The course co vers the specifics of premixed and nonpremixed flame systems, as wellasignition and extinction. Combustion modeling with equilibrium and chemical kinetic methods will be addressed. Environmental impact and emissi ons minimization will be covered in detail. Finally, the course will co ver available combustion diagnostic methods and their application in laboratory and real-world systems.

Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics - ENME640

Prerequisite: Must have completed partial differential equations at the level of MATH 462; or permission of ENGR-Mechanical Engineering department. Formerly: ENME651.
Equations governing the conservation of mass, momentum, vorticity and energy in fluid flows. Low Reynolds number flows. Boundary layers. The equations are illustrated by analyzing a number of simple flows. Emphasis is placed on physical understanding to facilitate the study of advanced topics in fluid mechanics.

Viscous Flow - ENME641

Prerequisite: ENME640; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor. Formerly: ENME652.
Fluid flows where viscous effects play a significant role. Examples of steady and unsteady flows with exact solutions to the Navier-Stokes equations. Boundary layer theory. Stability of laminar flows and their transition to turbulence.

Hydrodynamics I - ENME642

Prerequisite: ENME640; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor. Formerly: ENME653.
Exposition of classical and current methods used in analysis of inviscid, incompressible flows.

Computational Fluid Dynamics - ENME646

Prerequisite: Must have completed graduate-level fluid mechanics; or permission of instructor.
Fundamentals of numerical analysis of engineers. Inversion of large, sparse matrices. Numerical solution of the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations in Cartesian and curvilinear grids. Application to turbulent flows and micro-fluidics.

Physics of Turbulent Flow - ENME656

Prerequisite: ENME640; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department; or permission of instructor.
Definition of turbulence and its physical manifestations. Statistical methods and the transport equations for turbulence quantities. Laboratory measurement and computer simulation methods. Isotropic turbulence. Physics of turbulent shear flows.

Analysis of Turbulent Flow - ENME657

Prerequisite: ENME640; and (ENME641; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department). Or permission of instructor.
Mathematical representation of turbulent transport, production and dissipation. Closure schemes for predicting flows. Recent advances in direct and large eddy numerical simulation techniques.

Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics - ENCh310

Prerequisite: CHBE301; and CHBE302. Or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
Advanced application of the general thermodynamic methods to chemical engineering problems. First and second law consequences; estimation and correlation of thermodynamic properties; phase and chemical reaction equilibria.

Advanced Chemical Reaction Kinetics - ENCh340

Prerequisite: CHBE440; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. Restriction: Permission of ENGR-Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering department.
The theory and application of chemical reaction kinetics to reactor design. Reaction rate theory; homogeneous batch and flow reactors; fundamentals of catalysis; design of heterogeneous flow reactors.

The Science and Technology of Colloids and Nanostructures - ENCh348C

Special Problems in Chemical Engineering

Current Topics in Surface Physics - CHPH718A

Mesoscopic Thermodynamics - CHPH718E

Methods of Statistical Physics - CHPH718F

Repeatable to 99 credits if content differs. A discussion of current research problems in chemical physics.