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ACE1301 Information and Computers
ACE1306 C Programming Language
ACE2101 Engineering Mathematics I
The basic concepts of Engineering Mathematics including but not limited to Ordinary Differential Equations (ODE), Laplace transform, and vector calculus are introduced. Their application in various engineering fields is also discussed. As an introductory course for engineering students, more emphasis is placed on the methodologies to solve ODEs and to use vector calculus, rather than theoretical development.
ACE2102 Engineering Mathematics II
The basic concepts of Engineering Mathematics including but not limited to Fourier Analysis, Partial Differential Equations (PDE), and complex analysis are introduced. Their application in various engineering fields is also discussed. As an introductory course for engineering students, more emphasis is placed on the methodologies to solve PDEs and to use complex analysis, rather than theoretical development.
ACE9501 Vertically Integrated Project 1
ACE9502 Vertically Integrated Project 2
ACE9503 Vertically Integrated Project 3
CHM1023 General Chemistry
‘General Chemistry’ is the course introducing the basic principles of chemistry for undergraduate students majoring non-chemical sciences or engineering. It covers the following topics; The components of matter, Stoichiometry, classes of chemical reactions, Properties of gases, Thermochemistry, Quantum theory and atomic structure, chemical periodicity, Models of chemical bonding, Intermolecular forces, Properties of solutions, Chemical equilibrium, Acid-base equilibria, and Electrochemistry.
CHM1027 General Chemistry Lab.
Two hours of laboratory per week. The laboratoty course accompanying ‘General Chemistry’ and help students obtain the fundamental skills of chemical experiments and understand the basic principles of chemistry which are covered in ‘General Chemistry’ classes. The following topics will be covered in the course. Stoichiometry, Properties of gases, Thermochemistry, Quantum theory and atomic structure, Shapes of molecules, Chemical equilibrium, and Electrochemistry.
GEB1107 English Communication: Pre-Intermediate
This course is a Pre-intermediate level English course for the 1st year students. It is designed to improve students’ communication skills in English in the academic settings.
GEB1108 English Communication: Intermediate
This course is an intermediate level English course for the 1st year students. It is designed to improve students’ communication skills in English in the academic settings.
GEB1109 English Communication: Advanced
This course is an advance level English course for the 1st year students. It is designed to improve students’ communication skills in English in the academic settings.
GEB1112 Crossover Course 1: Humanities
The series of crossover courses is planned to offer underclassmen the opportunity to explore other academic fields. This course is designed for science and engineering students with a focus on humanities - history, philosophy, and literature. This course provides students with a better understanding of the human experience and nurtures creative and critical thinking skills.
GEB1114 Crossover Course 3: Economics, Business and Law
The series of crossover courses is planned to offer underclassmen the opportunity to explore other academic fields. This course is open to students across all departments with a focus on economics, business and law. This course provides students with the skills and knowledge to become an active member of society and to participate in a professional community.
GEB1115 Phronesis Seminar Ⅰ : Value Formation & Career Exploration
The "Phronesis Seminar I" course is designed to satisfy the needs of freshmen and to improve the existing problems of "Inha Freshman Seminar". This course focuses on the university’s philosophy and vision, campus life, curriculum and specific features of chosen academic fields, and provides students with the tools for academic success.
GEB1124 Writing and Discussion in the Natural Sciences and Engineering
This class will study basic abilities about reading, speaking, and writing. It also intends to cultivate students as cultured people, who have integrated thought capabilities, to learn practical discussion.
GEB1131 Common Chinese Character
This class will study practical Chinese character to meet present-day needs and to develop knowledge as cultured person.
GEB1201 Practical English : Listening and Speaking
The aim of this English listening and speaking course is to challenge students to consider present-day questions in modern society. Students will have many opportunities to improve all areas of their English language skills on the intermediate level.
GEB1202 Practical English: Reading and Writing
The course aims to give English learners practical knowledge of English to help them to adapt to the real work environment. Handsome knowledge of vocabulary, correct use of English language (grammar), understanding of audio-visual materials as well as reading contents, and the ability to write different types of documents or essays are needed to make the goal a real thing. Besides, it aims to help English learners to function properly and actively in the business world in terms of communication.
GEB1203 Advanced College English
This course is an upper-intermediate level English course for the 2nd year students. It is designed to improve students’ proficiency in English so that they can communicate in English based on what they read on various topics.
MEG1074 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering
This course will explain what mechanical engineering is and its brief history including some milestones in the history will be introduced. This course is provided for freshman or non mechanical engineering students who need brief introduction of mechanical engineering.
MEG1270 Creative Engineering Design
This lecture includes intellectual visulization, teamwork, communication, creative engineering problem solving techniques which are essential for researcher as well as engineer in various field. The requirements of lecture meets also recommened essetials in ABET system in US and ABEEK in Korea as a engineer.
MEG1271 Statics
Consider equilibrium to be basic concept for all mechanics. Deal with force and moment applied to mechanical parts. Introduction for the following. - Vector - Force applied to particle and rigid body - Equilibrium of rigid body - Relationship between force and moment - Frictional force - Analysis method for force is applied to the structure.
MEG1272 Introduction to Computer Aided Drafting
Develop the following through the lecture and practice. - Concept of Computer aided drawing - Skill to use a CAD software - Requirement to handle mechanical drawing - Concept of Parts drawing, assembly drawing, deal drawing using a 2-D and 3-D drawing Learn how to use AutoCAD and NX6; a commercial CAD software
MEG2073 Electric Circuit and Practice
The fundamental theories concerning electric circuits with resistors, inductors, and capacitors will be discussed in this course. Kirchhoff’s laws, node voltage method, mesh current method, Thevenin equivalent circuit, and Norton equivalent circuit are key approaches to solve various kinds of circuits. Moreover, the second order differential equations will be studied for natural response, step response and sinusoidal steady-state response of the circuits.
MEG2074 Materials Science & Engineering
General contents of materials science/engineering for strudents majored in mechanical engineering are to be taught. From the crystal structures that determine the materials properties to the fundamental principles such as defects, diffusion, strengthening mechanisms, equilibrium phase diagrams, phase transformation and microstructures are covered first, and then various properties of typical engineering materials such as metals and alloys, polymers, ceramics and glasses will be briefly discusse
MEG2076 Linear Algebra
The basic concepts of Linear Algebra, including but not limited to a system of linear equations, matrix and vectors, vector space and subspaces, linear independence and basis, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, are introduced. Their application in various engineering fields is also discussed. As an introductory course for engineering students, more emphasis is placed on the methodologies rather than theoretical approach.
MEG2101 Mechanics of Materials 1
On the basis of the basic concepts of Statics and Mechanics of Materials 1, analysis procedures of structural mechanics and mechanics of materials are dealt as at intermediate level. This course provides three-dimensional constitutive relations between stress and strain, transformations for stress and strain, and yield criteria such as Tresca and von Mises theory.
MEG2120 Thermodynamics 1
This course aim to provide basic knowledges required in thermal energy studies and their applications. The subjects covered in this course are fundamental definitions and concepts, definitions of work, heat and energy, the first law for closed systems, thermodynamics properties, the first law for open systems, the second law and entropy. In addition, principles of vapor power cycles, gas power cycles and refrigeration cycles are studied.
MEG2160 Dynamics 1
We study the methods to describe motions of a particle, treat and apply the relations between motions and applied forces of particles and systems of particles, which are Newton’s law (relation between force and acceleration), principle of work and energy, and principle of impulse and momentum. And then, we study the methods to describe motions of a rigid body, treat and apply the basic principles for the relations between in-plane motions and applied forces of rigid bodies.
MEG2202 Mechanics of Material 2
With emphasis on understanding of the basic principles of mechanics as well as the concept of equilibrium, fundamentals of solid mechanics are applied to the mechanical behavior of continuum materials including rigid body, elastic body, and plastic body. This course provides a study in the basic concepts of mechanics of materials such as force balance, stress, strain, and Hooke's law etc. and intends students to acquire quantitative skills to analysis engineering structures.
MEG2221 Thermodynamics II
This course is intended to provide fundamental understanding of thermodynamic relations, ideal gas mixture/psychrometric application, reacting mixture and combustion, chemical/phase equilibrium, and the concept of exergy based on thermodynamic 2nd law principle. Finally, using thermodynamic theories in thermodynamics I and II, this course deals with fuel cell energy systems.
MEG2250 Fluid Mechanics 1
The concepts of conservation laws of mass, momentum, and energy are introduced and related theories are derived. Macroscopic approach using control volumes, microscopic approach using governing partial differential equations, and dimensional analysis are presented and discussed. In addition, some video clips developed recently are shown to enhance students' understanding of the physics associated with fluid flows.
MEG3013 Computer Aided Drafting
Develop drawing skill to appear 3-D mechanical parts on 2-D plane. Develop idea to think 3-D shape from 2-D drawing. Practice using a CAD software. Practice separating part drawings from assembly.
MEG3077 Numerical Analysis
Numerical methods and computer simulations paly an important role in solving and analyzing practical engineering problems. This course will provide basic information needed to understand the numerical methods used in such simulations, or to write new computer applications. The course has a substantial learn-by-doing component. Students will explore various numerical methods by implementing them in computer programs for homework assignments and project.
MEG3078 Experiments in Mechanical Engineering A
All the theories studied in the various mechanical engineering classes, for example, solid mechanics, material science, automatic control, mechanical design, etc. will be confirmed by experimental studies. And, the experiment reports are required.
MEG3079 Experiments in Mechanical Engineering B
The experiments for fluid flow, energy and thermodynamics will be assigned. There are four categories, which are (1) Thermodynamics experiment, (2) Energy experiment, (3) Fluid mechanics experiment, (4) internal combustion engine and combustion experiment. The measurement methods of fundamental physical properties, for example, temperature, flow rate, pressure, etc. and, the procedure for calculating the performance parameters are studied. From the experimental work, the importance of e
MEG3082 Experiments for Manufacturing Process
Operation practice of turning machine, milling machine, grinding machine, lapping machine, welding machine and rapid processing are the main study contents in the subject. And also the measurement of surface roughness is included in the subject. Moreover, we will learn how the contents of "Manufacturing Process" apply to manufacturing process in actual cases and how to make a final report.
MEG3104 Machine Element Design
Design technology for machine elements is provided via this course, which encompasses industrial standards of machine elements, material selection, strength calculation and conventional design rules currently being used. Beams, columns, bolts, welding, hasteners, shafts and its associated parts are designed.
MEG3106 Engineering Materials
Based on the principles of materials science and engineering, students to get understandings on the methodology of material selection for the design of mechanical systems, on the effects of materials properties and the components shape design and the manufacturing process. Students are also to
MEG3110 Manufacturing Process I
This course presents the easiest and most inexpensive way to convert bulk materials. Material type, cutting theory, turning, drilling, grinding, non-traditional machining, measurement, inspection, micro machining and automation for production will be discussed.
MEG3115 Process Design in Metal Forming
Understand relationship between stress and strain. Consider basic plasticity theory and yield criteria. Practice using a DEFORM 2-D; a commercial FEM software. Enforcement of term project for plasticity manufacturing process design
MEG3116 Kinematics of Machinery
Kinematics deals with the study of relative motion for machine parts. A mechanism is a mechanical device that has the purpose of transferring motion and force from a source to an output. A linkage consists of links which are connected by joints such as pin or ball joints to form open or closed chains. Displacement, velocity, and acceleration are considered. Theory of relative motion of machine parts also is considered using the graphical method
MEG3122 Internal Combustion Engine
In this course, we will understand the fundamentals of internal combustion engines including spark ignition and compression ignition. Intake and exhaust flows, combustion and thermodynamic analysis, heat transfer and lubrication, fuel properties, performance and efficiency, exhaust pollutant formation will be studied. We will enhance understanding through problem and design projects.
MEG3151 Fluid Mechanics 2
The concept of conservation laws of mass, momentum, and energy is reviewed and applied to duct flows, boundary layers, inviscid flows, compressible flows, and open-channel flows. Their application in engineering is also presented and discussed. In addition, some video clips developed recently are shown to enhance students' understanding of the flow physics associated with fluid flows.
MEG3162 Dynamics 2
Mathematical models for physical dynamic systems. Three-dimensional motion. Kinematics. Newton’s law of motion. Derivation of equations of motion. Linearization. Numerical analysis.
MEG3165 Automatic Control
As a first step, basic mathematical backgrounds such as Laplace transform are reviewed followed by the mathematical description of various dynamic systems. Transfer function relating input and output is introduced and state space model is described for control system model. Transient responses and system stability are then taught by providing several illustrative examples. Design of control system using Root-Locus will be lectured. Finally, frequency response analysis method such as Bode plot is
MEG3175 Probability & Statistics
MEG3185 General Design of Mechanical Engineering 1
This course is intended to provide theory and practice of electrochemical systems, i.e. rechargeable batteries, polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFCs), direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs). Focus is placed on the application of these novel technologies to ultra-clean, fuel-efficient energy systems. The course begins with fundamental principles of electrochemistry and transport phenomena in electrochemical power systems, followed by theoretical modeling and experimental diagnostics of these systems
MEG3205 Machine Design
This course aims at encouraging students to be familar with designing machines.? It will cover a general scope of machine design including understanding of essential machine elements, for example, bearings, gears, ropes, belts, chains and brakes, and the strength calculation of the components.? Also, a design experience of integrated machine systems will assist the students to be more confident in designing machines.
MEG3211 Manufacturing Process II
This course introduces the analysis method of tissue and stress, and the key technology to change the property of the materials can dominate the mechanical, physical, and chemical properties. The goal of this course is to be found the technique, the machine, the method, and the application for production. The cast, welding, plastic working, sheet metal forming, plastic and glass cutting, powder metallurgy, concurrent engineering, and manufacturing cost will be discussed in this course.
MEG3224 Combustion and Air Pollution
Most of the energy currently used is obtained from the combustion process. Air pollutants generating during the process are mainly responsible for environmental pollution. In this lecture, it will be acquired the basic knowledge such as heat and mass transfer, combustion thermodynamics and chemical kinetics. And it will be learned about the governing equations of the mass, momentum, energy and chemical species required for analysis. The theories on formation mechanism of pollutants and control m
MEG3227 Heat Transfer
The objective of this lecture is to provide the knowledge for under- standing, designing, evaluating, and analyzing heat transfer system. Using the knowledge from thermodaynamics, engineering math, numerical analysis, the tools for understanding heat transfer systems are developed and applied. This lecture enlarge the student’s understandings for environmental-friendly heat transfer system.
MEG3252 Turbomachinery
MEG3263 Theory of Vibration
Mathematical modeling and analysis of vibrating systems. Systems with one and with multi-degrees of freedom. Free and forced vibrations. Discrete and continuous systems. Damping, Natural frequencies and modes, Modal analysis. Vibration suppression and measurement.
MEG3266 Mechanical Measurement
This lecture deals with basic sensors and transducers for mechanical measurement. After briefly describing about dimensional units, types of measurement errors are explained by investigating causes, results and solutions. Various types of electrical and mechanical sensors and transducers are introduced by observing
MEG3286 General Design of Mechanical Engineering 2
This course is intended to provide theory and practice of electrochemical systems, i.e. rechargeable batteries, polymer electrolyte fuel cells (PEFCs), direct methanol fuel cells (DMFCs). Focus is placed on the application of these novel technologies to ultra-clean, fuel-efficient energy systems. The course begins with fundamental principles of electrochemistry and transport phenomena in electrochemical power systems, followed by theoretical modeling and experimental diagnostics of these systems
MEG3287 Introduction to Biomechanical Engineering
This class covers fundamentals of fluid mechanics and microfluidics and basics of bio-interfacing as a basic course for biomechanical engineering. The concepts and fabrication techniques of biosensors will be discussed based on the fundamental understanding of biomechanical engineering
MEG4080 Capstone Design in Mechanical Engineering
This course is open only for senior students. Students carry out capstone design projects using accumulated knowledge in mechanical engineering. Courses are classified into two categories depending on the track each student want to specillize in (thermal/fluid engineering, Solid/production engineering). A group of students are assigned for each project and they learn how to plan and execute a practical design project and also learn how to hebave as a member of a team.
MEG4103 Structural Mechanics
This course offers a simple, comprehensive, and methodical presentation of the principles of beam, plate, and shell theories and their applications to numerous structural elements, including domes, pressure vessels, tanks, and pipes. Theories of failures are employed in predicting the behavior of beams, plates, and shells under combined loading. Above all, an efforts ia made to provide a fundamental interpretation of the basic equations and of the means by which loads are resisted in shells and
MEG4104 Micro/Nano Mechanical Systems
In the design and fabrication of micro/nano mechanical systems, a quite distinct approach from a conventional in macroscopic mechanical systems is required. The goal of this course is to introduce students to micro/nano mechanical systems and their applications. This course deals with the systematic approaches to micro/nano fabrication, including film depositions, etching processes, bulk and surface micromachining processes. In addition, this course will examine the basic rules, instructions and
MEG4105 Fracture Mechanics
This course is designed to cover linear elastic fracture mechanics and elastic-plastic fracture mechanics. Theoretical background and practical applications are covered in detail. Topics include fundamental concepts of fracture mechanics, stress analysis of cracks, and fracture parameters (energy release rate, stress intensity factor, J integral, and CTOD).
This course covers CAD(computer aided design) and CAM(computer aided manufacturing) through a theory and a practice. In first half, a solid modeling and a design of mechanical system on the computer will be introduced and be practiced by CAD. The latter half, a theory and a practice of free form surface machining in 2D and 3D is covered by CNC machine.
MEG4125 Refrigeration and Air Conditioning
This course is designed to give seniors in mechanical engineering the ability to apply the laws of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics for the analysis of HVAC & R systems.
MEG4129 Power Plant Engineering
The aim of this course is to study design principles and performance characteristics of power plants. Design principles of steam and gas turbines, and performance and operating characteristics of their components are studied. Performance design and operating features of steam turbine power plants and combined cycle power plants are studied and their technology development status is reviewed. Furthermore, next generation plant technologies including carbon capture technology is studied.
MEG4153 Fluid Power Engineering
MEG4161 Linear System
This subject lecture the technical method to model the physical systems such as automotive, ship, airplane, and home appliance to mathematical model. Final the application of this subject to mechanical system is also lectured.
MEG4183 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering 1
The objective of the course is to understand the function of the main equipment of power plant, the design theories, and operating characteristics. The student will study thermodynamic design theory of a steam turbine and a gas turbine, the design and performance principles of the major equipment. Also, they will investigate the performance and operating characteristics of the conventional, combined, nuclear power plants. In addition, they will study the technologies of the next generation powe
MEG4187 Special Lecture in Mechanical Engineering
This lecture provides the useful information and various materials to students in department of mechanical engineering. The lecturers participating in this special lecture are professional engineers invited from industrial fields and research centers related to mechanical engineering. The lecture may be useful for the pre-mechanical engineers to determine their successful visions.
MEG4207 Finite Element Method
Basic concepts of the theory of the finite element method are introduced for finite element shape functions, natural and isoparametric coordinates, derivation of stiffness matrix for selected one- and two-dimensional elements, assembly and solution of system matrices, and application of constraints and local coordinate systems. Selected mechanical engineering examples in solid mechanics and heat transfer are introduced for engineering application. Two to five mini-project type homework assignme
MEG4221 Introduction to Power Machinery Engineering
Understanding the status and characteristics of the power machinery and the related industry, and to acquire the structures, operating systems and engineering technical knowledge of power machinery.
MEG4227 Future Automotive Engineering
In order to understand future automobile technology and prospects, this course includes outline of automobile industry, automobile and energy problem, automobile and environmental problem, and teaches basic structure of automobile such as engine, electric and electronic system, power transmission, exhaust gas reduction, suspension, steering, and the principles of braking and safety. To improve understanding of future prospects of automobile technology, new technologies such as hybrid cars, elect
MEG4228 Renewable Energy Technology
Traditional energy based on fossil and nuclear based resources is generally obtained from natural through energy conversion systems. However, in nature, new energy resources such as, solar light and thermal, wind, rain, tide, wave, geo-thermal, bio, hydro-power can be sustainable resource for today and upcoming future. In this lecture, basic mechanism of these nature-based energy resources, related energy conversion system and enhancing technologies will be suggested.
MEG4254 Computational Fluids Engineering
Basic theory of computational fluid dynamics (CFD), which simulates numerically the thermo-fluid flows by solving the governing equations based on the knowledge of fluid mechanics, is learned. And, through practice of a commercial CFD code, structure of the CFD code is understood, and methods of CFD analysis, grid generation methods using post-processor, and post-processing methods are learned. Finally, thermo-fluid dynamic design of a practical system is performed using the CFD commercial code.
MEG4264 Noise Control Engineering
This subject lecture the basic sound theory such sound pressure, sound intensity, sound power and technical method to attenuate the industrial noise radiated from automotive, ship, airplane, and home appliance.
MEG4267 Robotics
In this course, we learn about basic background about industrial robot. After briefly describing type of robotic system, sensors and sctuators for robot application are to be taught. The coordinate transformation will be introduced followed by kinematics and inverse kinematics of robot. The kinematics problem will be incorporated with the trajectory planning method of the robot motion. Finally, robot dynamics and control will be taught. Especially,computed torque control method and nonlinear sli
MEG4284 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering 2
The main themes of this lecture are as follows: 1) the varying modes of mechanical failure and combined stress theories of failure and their use in design will be lectured to the students and let the students use this technical knowledge/information into the design of the machineries. 2) the core concept of the cumulative damage, life prediction, and fracture control w
MTH1001 Calculus 1
MTH1002 Calculus 2
PHY1001 Physics1
To make students know and understand physics laws, so they can explain observed phenomena and apply their knowledge in everyday life, as well as in their future studies of other subjects related to physics.
PHY1002 Physics2
We learn electricity and magnetism, optics and special relativity.
PHY1003 Physics Lab.1
This course allows students to have a better understanding of physical concepts in areas of mechanics, waves, and thermodynamics through experimental experience.
PHY1004 Physics Lab.2
To allow students to have a better understanding of physical concepts in the fields of physics such as: electricity, magnetism, geometric and wave optics.
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