Online Class Schedule Spring 2020

The following courses are available online for the spring 2020 semester and are approved for credit with degree programs via Virginia Engineering Online (VEO). The majority of the VEO courses are offered by way of recorded lecture sessions (asynchronous delivery), unless real-time live-stream attendance and/or participation is specified by the instructor.


Course availability is subject to change.
Students are strongly encouraged to discuss course plans with their advisor before enrollling in any course. Prior approval from your advisor is necessary to ensure that your planned courses will count towards your degree.

VEO degree students: Use SIS to self-enroll.
Non-degree/Visiting students: Obtain instructor permission to enable access to course enrollment.

  • CE 5300: Adv Design of Metal Structures

    Instructor: Jose Gomez

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 18673
    jpg4k@virginia.edu

    Behavior and design of structural elements and systems, including continuous beams, plate girders, composite steel-concrete members, members in combined bending and compression. Structural frames, framing systems, eccentric connections, and torsion and torsional stability are also studied. Prerequisites: CE 3330 or equivalent.

  • CE 5310: Prestressed Concrete Design

    Instructor: Jose Gomez

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 18675

    jpg4k@virginia.edu

    This course in an introduction to the design and behavior of prestressed concrete elements. It covers prestressing materials and concepts, working stress analysis and design for flexure, strength analysis and design for flexure, prestress losses, design for shear, composite prestressed beams, continuous prestressed beams, prestressed concrete systems concepts, load balancing, and slab design. Prerequisite: CE 3300 or equivalent.

  • CE 5410: Intro to Transportation Planning

    Instructor: John Miller

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 18676

    jsm3f@virginia.edu

    Introduces the legal requirements, framework, and principles of urban and statewide planning. Focuses on describing and applying the methodology of the forecasting system of the transportation planning process, including inventory, forecasts of population and economic activity, network analysis, and travel demand analysis.

  • CE 6260: Environmental Microbiology and Biological Waste Treatment

    Instructor: Lisa Peterson

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 18680
    lmc6b@virginia.edu

    We will explore terminology and concepts for characterizing and mathematically modeling human impacts on microbial systems and vice versa. Special consideration will be given to microbe-mediated cycling of organic materials (i.e., pollutants) in natural and engineered systems, including: conventional water and wastewater treatment, municipal landfills, pristine and contaminated groundwater and surface waters, etc.

  • CE 6450: Transportation Safety Engineering

    Instructor: Mike Fontaine

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 19882
    mdf3s@virginia.edu

    A study of different transportation systems management strategies with specific emphasis on their impact on safety, including methods of obtaining and analyzing crash data. Emphasis is also placed on the interaction of human and vehiclecharacteristics and the road environment on safety.

  • CHE 6442: Applied Surface Chemistry

    Instructor: David Green

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 18182
    dlg9s@virginia.edu

    Factors underlying interfacial phenomena, with emphasis on thermodynamics of surfaces, structural aspects, and electrical phenomena; applications such as emulsification, foaming, detergency, sedimentation, flow through porous media, fluidization, nucleation, wetting, adhesion, flotation, electrocapillarity. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.

  • CHE 6630: Mass Transfer

    Instructor: Geoffrey Geise

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 18183
    gmg9j@virginia.edu

    Fundamental principles common to mass transfer phenomena, with emphasis on mass transfer in diverse chemical engineering situations. Detailed consideration of fluxes, diffusion with and without convection, interphase mass transfer with chemical reaction, and applications. Prerequisite: CHE 6625 and 6665.

  • ECE 6502: Photovoltaics

    Instructor: Mool Gupta

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 16032
    Tuesday/Thursday 330-445pm
    mg9re@virginia.edu

    A first-level graduate course covering a topic not normally covered in the graduate course offerings. The topic will usually reflect new developments in the electrical and computer engineering field. Offering is based on student and faculty interests. Prerequisite:  Instructor permission.
     

  • ECE 6502: Digital Control Techniques for Robotic Systems

    Instructor: Gang Tao

    Class section: 602
    Class number: 16261
    gt9s@virginia.edu

    A first-level graduate course covering a topic not normally covered in the graduate course offerings. The topic will usually reflect new developments in the electrical and computer engineering field. Offering is based on student and faculty interests. Prerequisite:  Instructor permission.

  • ECE 6850: Intro to Control Systems

    Instructor: Zongli Lin

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 19467
    zl5y@virginia.edu

    A guided teaching experience for Ph.D. students, with selected teaching assignments and directed performance evaluation, under the supervision of a faculty member, as a part of Ph.D. training designed for students' development of independent teaching skills.

  • MAE 6250: Multibody Mechanical Systems

    Instructor: Shawn Russell

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 16160
    sdr2n@virginia.edu

    Analytical and computational treatment for modeling and simulation of 3-Dimensional multibody mechanical systems. Provide a systematic and consistent basis for analyzing the interactions between motion constraints, kinematics, static, dynamic, and control behavior of multibody mechanical systems. Applications to machinery, robotic devices and mobile robots, biomechanical models for gait analysis and human motions, and motion control. Matrix modeling procedures with symbolic and numerical computational tools will be utilized for demonstrating the methods developed in this course. Focus on the current research and computational tools and examine a broad spectrum of physical systems where multibody behavior is fundamental to their design and control. Prerequisite: Engineering degree and familiarity with a programming language.

  • MAE 6430: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

    Instructor: Gianluca Guadagni

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 15997
    gg5d@virginia.edu

    Role of statistics in science, hypothesis tests of significance, confidence intervals, design of experiments, regression, correlation analysis, analysis of variance, and introduction to statistical computing with statistical software libraries. Cross-listed as APMA 6430. Prerequisite: Admission to graduate studies or instructor permission.

  • MAE 6592: Turbulence & Multiphase Flow

    Instructor: Eric Loth

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 20241
    el9r@virginia.edu

    Special Topics course. Course description to be posted soon.

  • MAE 6710: Finite Element Analysis

    Instructor: Matthew Panzer

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 15998
    mbp2q@virginia.edu

    The topics covered are: review of vectors, matrices, and numerical solution techniques; discrete systems; variational formulation and approximation for continuous systems; linear finite element method in solid mechanics; formulation of isoparametric finite elements; finite element method for field problems, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics. Prerequisite: MAE 6020 or equivalent

  • MSE 6080: Chemical and Electrochemical Properties

    Instructor: Giovanni Zangari

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 18465
    gz3e@virginia.edu

    Introduces the concepts of electrode potential, double layer theory, surface charge, and electrode kinetics. These concepts are applied to subjects that include corrosion and embrittlement, energy conversion, batteries and fuel cells, electro-catalysis, electroanalysis, electrochemical industrial processes, bioelectrochemistry, and water treatment. Prerequisite: Physical chemistry course or instructor permission.

  • MSE 6130: Transmission Electron Microscopy

    Instructor: James Howe

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 16283
    jh9s@virginia.edu

    Emphasizes the fundamental principles of transmission electron microscopy and illustrates its capabilities for characterizing the internal structures of materials by diffraction, imaging and spectroscopic techniques; includes weekly laboratory exercises. Prerequisite: MSE 6010 or instructor permission.

  • MSE 6167: Electrical, Magnetic, & Optical Properties of Materials

    Instructor: Petra Reinke

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 18567
    pr6e@virginia.edu

    Explore the fundamental physical laws governing electrons in solids, and show how that knowledge can be applied to understanding electronic, optical and magnetic properties. Students will gain an understanding of how these properties vary between different types of materials, and thus why specific materials are optimal for important technological applications. Cross-listed as ECE 6167. Prerequisite: Some background in solid state materials and elementary quantum principles.

  • MSE 6592: X-Ray Scattering Techniques in Materials Science

    Instructor: TBD

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 16284

     

    A study of special subjects related to developments in materials science under the direction of members of the staff. Offered as required under the guidance of a faculty member.

  • SYS 6050: Risk Analysis

    Instructor: James Lambert

    Class section: 600
    Class number: 16143
    jhl6d@virginia.edu

    A study of technological systems, where decisions are made under conditions of risk and uncertainty. Topics include conceptualization (the nature, perception, and epistemology of risk, and the process of risk assessment and management) systems engineering tools for risk analysis (basic concepts in probability and decision analysis, event trees, decision trees, and multiobjective analysis), and methodologies for risk analysis (hierarchical holographic modeling, uncertainty taxonomy, risk of rare and extreme events, statistics of extremes, partitioned multiobjective risk method, multiobjective decision trees, fault trees, multiobjective impact analysis method, uncertainty sensitivity index method, and filtering, ranking, and management method). Case studies are examined. Prerequisite: APMA 3100, SYS 3021, or equivalent.

The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only.  The Graduate Record represents the official repository for academic graduate program requirements. This publication may be found at http://records.ureg.virginia.edu/index.php?catoid=48.

Virginia Engineering Online Courses

  • VEO Course Delivery


    The majority of the Virginia Engineering Online (VEO) courses are offered by way of recorded lecture sessions (asynchronous delivery), unless real-time live-stream attendance and/or participation is specified by the instructor. Online students have the same degree requirements and achieve the same ME degree as those who learn in person at our school.