• Master of Engineering in Automotive Engineering

Curriculum and Plan of Study

30 credit hours, at least 18 credits at the 500 level, at least 24 graded. Minimum GPA 3.0/4.0 required for graduation.

An asterisk (*) indicates the course is available online or on campus. All classes without an asterisk are available on campus only.

Course descriptions are available on the Michigan Engineering Course Guide & Bulletin.

 

Number Title Offering Credits

Engineering Core (9 credits)
Coures must be taken in at least 2 of the 3 areas

Powertrain
MECHENG 438*  Internal Combustion Engines OR Fall 4
MECHENG 538  Advanced Internal Combustion Engines  Winter  3
AUTO 563*  Dynamics and Controls of automatic Transmissions  Winter  3
MECHENG 566* 

Hybrid Electric Vehicles  Winter  3
Structures and Dynamics
ISD 599B*  Modeling and Analysis of Vehicle Systems OR  Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer 3
MECHENG 542*  Vehicle Dynamics  Winter  3
MECHENG 513* 

Automotive Body Structures  Fall, Spring/Summer 3
Electrical Systems and Software
EECS 418  Power Electronics  Fall 4
EECS 419  Electri Machinery and Drives  Winter 4
EECS 461  Embedded Control Systems  Winter, Fall 4

Engineering Electives (9 credits)
At least 6 credits must come from a selected specialty area.

Powertrains
MECHENG 438*  Internal Combustion Fall  3
MECHENG 539  Advanced Internal Combustion Engines Winter  3
MECHENG 566*  Hybrid Electric Vehicles Winter  3
MECHENG 432  Combustion OR No Recent Offerings  3
MECHENG 532  Advanced Combustion No Recent Offerings  3
MECHENG 599  Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Systems Fall, Winter  3
AUTO 533*  Advanced Energy Solutions Fall, Winter 3
AUTO 563*  Dynamics and Control of Automatic Transmissions  Winter  3
CHE 696*  Fuel Cells and Fuel Processors  Winter, Spring/Summer  
Dynamics and Control
MECHENG 440  Intermediate Dynamics and Vibrations OR  Winter 3
MECHENG 540  Intermediate Dynamics   Fall  3
ISD 599B*  Modeling and Analysis of Vehicle Systems OR Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer 3
MECHENG 542*  Vehicle Dynamics   Winter  3
MECHENG 560  Modeling Dynamic Systems   Fall  3
AUTO 563*  Dynamics and Control of Automatic Transmissions   Winter  3
MECHENG 568  Vehicle Conrol Systems   Fall  3
MECHENG 569*  Control of Advanced Powertrain Systems  Fall  3
MECHENG 565*  Battery Systems and Control  Winter  3
EECS 460  Control Systems Analysis and Design OR  Fall, Winter  3
MECHENG 461  Automatic Control  Fall, Winter  3
EECS 561/
MECHENG 561 
Digital Control System  Winter  3
EESC 560/
MECHENG 564 
Linear Systems Theory  Winter, Fall  3
EECS 565  Linear Feedback Control System  Winter  3
EECS 568  Mobile Robotics: Methods and Algorithms  Winter  4
Noise, Vibration and Harshness
MECHENG 440  Intermediate Dynamics and Vibrations OR  Winter  4
MECHENG 540  Intermediate Dynamics  Fall  3
MECHENG 524  Advanced Engineering Acoustics  Fall   3
MECHENG 541  Mechanical Vibrations  Fall  3
Materials
MATSCI 420  Mechanical Behavior of Materials  Fall  3
MATSCI 514*  Composite Materials  Winter  3
MECHENG 517  Mechanics of Polymers I  Winter  3
MECHENG 571  Energy Generation and Storage Using Modern Materials  Fall, Spring/Summer 3
Electronics and Software
EECS 418  Power Electronics Fall  3
EECS 419  Electric Machinery and Drives Winter  3
EECS 442  Computer Vision  Fall, Winter  3
EECS 461 Embedded Control Systems  Fall, Winter  3
EECS 498 Grid Integration of Alternative Energy Sources  Fall  3
MECHENG 552 Mechatronics Fall Fall  3

Management and Human Factors (6 credits) 

IOE 437 Automotive Human Factors  Fall 3
IOE 461/
MFG 461* 
Quality Engineering Principles and Analysis  Fall  3
IOE 533/
MFG 535 
Human Motor Behavior and Engineering Systems  Fall  3
IDS 520*  Introduction to Systems Engineering   Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer
ISD 599D*  Systems Architecting, Concept Development & Embodiment Design  Fall, Winter 
MFG 599*
 
Designing in Quality  Fall, Winter 

Automotive Engineering and Seminar and Capstone Project (6 credits) 

AUTO 501* Integrated Vehicle Systems Design Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer 3
AUTO 503* Automotive Engineering Project Fall, Winter, Spring/Summer 3