Graduate Handbook: Appendix F: Mechanics of Materials

MSME Program of Study:Mechanics of Materials


Research Area Group/Major Area topic  ______Mechanics of Materials______

(7 courses – 21 credit hours)

  1.      ME6201 Principles of Continuum Mechanics
  2.      ME6203  Inelastic Deformation of Solids
  3.      ME 6769 Elasticity 
  4.      ME 7772 Fundamentals of Fracture Mechanics
  5.      ME 7773 Advanced Fracture Mechanics
  6.      ME 7774 Fatigue of Materials and Structures 
  7.      ME 6452 Wave propagation in solids 

PLEASE NOTE:  These are just seven 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 mechanics of materials.


Minor Area

(2 courses – 6 credit hours)

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



(1 course – 3 hours)

Suggested (one of these two):

MATH 6701: Math. Methods – Applied Science and Engineering