Upon admission to and enrolment in the Kulliyyah of Engineering, all PhD students are eligible and given the option to sit for the Comprehensive Examination.
a. MEC 8999 Thesis (0 credits)
b. MEC 7995 Comprehensive Examination
c. MEC 8994 Research Proposal
d. MEC 7101 System Modeling and Simulation (3 credits)
Elementary mechanical and manufacturing systems, fundamental techniques for systems modeling, simulation of system response, general purpose simulation language, digital simulation of mechanical and manufacturing systems, statistical analysis of simulation results, probabilistic aspect of simulation; course project to model, simulate and evaluate the performance of specific system.
e. MEC 7102 Advanced Finite Element Methods (3 credits)
Applied functional analysis, mathematical setting of variational formulations of PDEs, examples of PDEs from diffusion, elasticity and plasticity and fluid mechanics, penalty method, boundary integral elements, basic error estimation in finite element analysis. Emphasis on the methodology for developing the finite element method by using calculus of variation.
f. MEC 7103 Design Optimization (3 credits)
Optimization methods, computational aspects of various optimization techniques and item application to design and manufacturing systems multi-objective and multi-disciplinary optimization, nonlinear integer programming, geometric programming, sensitivity analysis.
g. MEC 7104 Advanced Metal Forming (3 credits)
Analytical methods in metal forming processes including slab approach. Theory of plasticity, upper and lower bound methods, and their application to analysis of selected metal forming processes. Formality, metallurgy and hydrostatic stresses. Forming limit diagrams, calculations and experimental determinations. Stamping and super plasticity in sheet metals. Practical problems encountered in metal forming.
h. MEC 7105 High Speed Machining (3 credits)
Machine tool requirements, cutting tool properties, work material characteristics, machinability; cutting force and power consumption, heat generation, cooling methods, wear mechanisms, mechanical and thermal distortion compensations, dynamic aspects, high speed machining of hardened alloyed steel, heat resistant steel, titanium alloys and advanced composite materials.
i. MEC 7106 Advanced Micro-Manufacturing Technology (3 credits)
Principles of electronic manufacturing technologies. Processing of integrated circuits. Overview of IC processing. Advanced theory and practice : silicon processing, crystal growing, defects, diffusion mechanisms. Layer processing using IC fabrication. Integrating the fabricated steps. Soldering and solderability. Automatic soldering techniques. Automatic electronic assembly. Leaded components insertion. Surface mount technology. Design for assembly. Assembly and reliability. Life cycle engineering.
j. MEC 7107 Japanese Manufacturing Methods (3 credits)
Overview on Japanese approaches to manufacturing, organisation, working life, teams, religious influences, historical change points, fundamentals of the system, the Toyota Production system, Just in Time, Kanban, Jidoka, Heijunka system tools. Andon, Nagara and Poka Yoke, SMED, quality control principle, statistical methods, design of experiments, Taguchi techniques, Total Quality, purchasing and supply, business process reengineering.
k. MEC 7191 Advanced Topics in Manufacturing Engineering (3 credits)
This course will reflect current trends of research and development in the field of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering.
l. MEC 7197 Seminar (0 credit)
Research seminars on current topics.
m. MEC 7198 (0 credit)
Research seminars on current topics.
|Study Mode||Duration||Tuition Fees||Intake Date|
|Full Time||MYR 3,200 per semester|
|Part Time||MYR 1,600 per semester||
Students must have: