Graduate Handbook: Appendix F: HTCES

MSME Program of Study:HTCES


Research Area Group/Major Area topic  ______Heat Transfer, Combustion, and Energy Systems______

(7 courses – 21 credit hours)

  1.      ME6304 “Principles of Thermodynamics”
  2.      ME6601 “Intro to Fluid Mechanics”
  3.      ME8833 “Fundamentals of Heat and Mass Transfer”
  4.      ME6301 “Conduction Heat Transfer (HT)”
  5.      ­*ME8833 “Computational Heat Transfer”
  6.      ME6305 “Applications of Thermodynamics”
  7.      *ME6779 “Thermal Packaging of Micro-Nano Systems”

Other potential course choices to replace the ones above:

  • ME6302 “Convection HT”
  • ME6303 “Radiation HT”
  •  *ME7301 “Transport Phenomena in Multiphase Flow”

These courses are offered Bi-Annually

PLEASE NOTE:  These are just suggested courses.  They should in no way be construed as “required.”  You can mix and match.  You may also replace courses with other courses in mechanical engineering, or other Schools in the College of Engineering, or applicable courses in the Colleges of Science or Computing.  This template is provided merely as a general guide for a student who wants to focus heavily in the area of thermal sciences and energy systems.


Minor Area

(2 courses – 6 credit hours)

  1.      _____Student selected minor area ________
  2.      _____Student selected minor area ________



(1 course – 3 hours)

  1.      _____Student selected math course ________