Spring 2017:

STS-UY 3904: Leonardo and the Art of Engineering

(Monday 12.30-2.20; Wednesday 12.30-2.20)

Leonardo da Vinci’s work as an engineer and natural scientist. Pre-modern and early modern practical and theoretical solutions to problems in mechanics, engineering, early physics, and the natural sciences. (Syllabus)

Fall 2016:

ME-GY 7963: Design and Simulation of Microelectromechanical Systems

(Tuesday 2.30-4.50)

Fundamentals of fabrication, modeling, analysis, and design of micro/nano sensors and actuators. Multiphysics phenomena at the micro/nano scale toward an improved understanding of fundamental sensing and actuation principles. (Syllabus)

Spring 2016:

STS-UY 3904: Leonardo and the Art of Engineering

(Monday 12.30-2.20; Wednesday 12.30-2.20)

Leonardo da Vinci’s work as an engineer and natural scientist. Pre-modern and early modern practical and theoretical solutions to problems in mechanics, engineering, early physics, and the natural sciences. (Syllabus)

Fall 2015:

ME-UY 3213: Mechanics of Materials

(Monday 1-2.20; Wednesday 1-2.20)

Torsion, bending, and shear of prismatic beams, stress analysis, faiure criteria, analysis of trusses and frames, constitutive behavior of ductile and brittle materials, design criteria, and statically indeterminate systems. (Syllabus)

Spring 2015:

ME-GY 7213: Elasticity

(Wednesday 6:00-8:20)

Kinematics, motion and equilibrium, constitutive equations, vaariational formulation of elastostatics, complete solutions, two- and three-dimensional solutions for isothermal and nonisothermal problems, and torsion of slender beams. (Syllabus)

Fall 2014:

ME-GY 5653: Microelectromechanical Systems

(Wednesday 6:00-8:20)

Fundamental concepts of solid mechanics: linear elasticity, linear beam theory, and nonlinear beam theory. Introductory electrodynamics and fluid-structure interactions. Analytical and numerical tools for static and dynamic analysis of multiphysics systems, including finite element methods and Galerkin method. Stability theory and elementary bifurcation theory. (Syllabus)

Spring 2014:

ME 6213: Introduction to Solid Mechanics

(Tuesday 6:00-8:20)

Fundamentals of kinematics of solid bodies, displacement and strain measures, introduction to statics of solid bodies, stress tensor, equilibrium equations. Topics include analysis of columns, beams and beams on elastic foundations. (Syllabus)

Fall 2013 (Sabbatical leave at Sapienza University):

ME 6703: Linear Control Theory and Design I (Automatica)

(Monday 2:00-4:45 and Thursday 4:00-6:45)

Fundamental concepts of linear algebra, and ordinary differential equations. Computation and properties of the transition matrix of linear time-varying systems. Internal stability and Lyapunov stability theory. Controllability, observability, realizability, and subspace methods. (Syllabus)

Spring 2013:

ME 6213: Introduction to Solid Mechanics

(Tuesday 6:00-8:20)

Fundamentals of kinematics of solid bodies, displacement and strain measures, introduction to statics of solid bodies, stress tensor, equilibrium equations. Topics include analysis of columns, beams and beams on elastic foundations. (Syllabus)

Fall 2012:

ME 5653: Microelectromechanical Systems

(Wednesday 6:00-8:20)

Fundamental concepts of solid mechanics: linear elasticity, linear and nonlinear beam theory, linear plate theory. Introductory electrodynamics and fluid-structure interactions. Analytical and numerical tools for static and dynamic analysis of multiphysics systems, including finite element methods, Galerkin method, and nonlinear systems. Stability theory and elementary bifurcation theory. (Syllabus)

Spring 2012:

ME 3213: Mechanics of Materials

(Tuesday 11.00-12.25; Thursday 11.00-12.25)

Torsion, bending, and shear of prismatic beams, stress analysis, faiure criteria, analysis of trusses and frames, constitutive behavior of ductile and brittle materials, design criteria, and statically indeterminate systems. (Syllabus)

Fall 2011:

ME 4913: Interdisciplinary Engineering Thinking

(Tuesday 9.00-10.25; Thursday 9.00-10.25)

Fundamental concepts of dynamical systems theory. Finite difference equations. Linear models: structured population models, electrical circuits, and mechanical frames. Nonlinear population and disease models and introduction to chaos. Fundamental of graph theory and complex networks with applications to traffic problems, animal grouping, and multiagent robotics. (Syllabus)

Fall 2010:

ME 7873: Energy principles in mechanics with elements of structural optimization

(Thursday 6:00-8:25)

Elasticity, variational calculus, Ritz method, beam problems, constrained optimization, and numerical methods. (Syllabus)ME 3513: Measurement Systems

(Tuesday 9:00-10:55; Thursday 9.30:00-10:55)

Electrical circuits and components, filtering, dynamic measurement system response characteristics, analog signal processing, digital representation, data acquisition, sensors. Study of measurement systems via computer simulation. (Syllabus)

Spring 2010:

ME 5653: Microelectromechanical Systems

(Thursday 6:00-8:25)

Fundamental concepts of solid mechanics: linear elasticity, linear and nonlinear beam theory, linear plate theory. Introductory electrodynamics and fluid-structure interactions. Analytical and numerical tools for static and dynamic analysis of multiphysics systems, including finite element methods, Galerkin method, and nonlinear systems. Stability theory and elementary bifurcation theory. (Syllabus)

Fall 2009:

ME 3513: Measurement Systems

(Tuesday 11:00-12:25; Thursday 11:00-12:25)

Electrical circuits and components, filtering, dynamic measurement system response characteristics, analog signal processing, digital representation, data acquisition, sensors. Study of measurement systems via computer simulation. (Syllabus)

Spring 2009:

ME 4913: Interdisciplinary Engineering Thinking

(Tuesday 3.00-4.50; Friday 3.00-3.55)

Fundamental concepts of dynamical systems theory. Finite difference equations. Linear models: structured population models, electrical circuits, and mechanical frames. Nonlinear population and disease models and introduction to chaos. Fundamental of graph theory and complex networks with applications to traffic problems, animal grouping, and multiagent robotics. (Syllabus)

Fall 2008:

ME 5653: Microelectromechanical Systems

(Wednesday 6:00-8:45)

Fundamental concepts of solid mechanics: linear elasticity, linear and nonlinear beam theory, linear plate theory. Introductory electrodynamics and fluid-structure interactions. Analytical and numerical tools for static and dynamic analysis of multiphysics systems, including finite element methods, Galerkin method, and nonlinear systems. . Stability theory and elementary bifurcation theory. (Syllabus)

Spring 2008:

ME 7443: Advanced Vibrations

(Monday 6:00-8:45)

Fundamental concepts of tensor calculus. Introductory continuum mechanics: kinematics of continua, conservation laws, and constitutive relations. Fundamentals of nonlinear beam theory including higher order beam theories. Principle of virtual work and Bubnov-Galerkin formulations. Vibrations of prestressed beams. (Syllabus)

Fall 2007:

ME 6703: Linear Control Theory and Design I

(Thursday 6:00-8:45)

Fundamental concepts of linear algebra, and ordinary differential equations. Computation and properties of the transition matrix of linear time-varying systems. Internal stability and Lyapunov stability theory. Controllability, observability, realizability, and subspace methods. (Syllabus)

Spring 2007:

ME 4223: Vibrations

(Monday 9:00-10:50; Thursday 5:00-5:55)

Fundamental concepts in vibration and modeling. Free and forced vibration of single degree of freedom systems. Vibration of multi degree of freedom systems. Advanced topics. (Syllabus)

Fall 2006:

ME 3513: Measurement Systems

(Tuesday 11:00-12:50; Thursday 3:00-3:55)

Electrical circuits and components, filtering, dynamic measurement system response characteristics, analog signal processing, digital representation, data acquisition, sensors. Study of measurement systems via computer simulation. (Syllabus)ME 3511: Measurement Systems Laboratory

(Thursday 09:00-11:50)

Electric measurements, data acquisition, passive and active filters for signal conditioning, temperature, position, velocity, and acceleration measurements.(Syllabus)