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Fall 2020 Courses

Course Number - Name: MeEn 101: Static Systems in Mechanical Engineering
Instructor: Anton Bowden
Format: Live remote delivery
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Lab Days: N/A
Lab Times: N/A
Instructor Comments: This class will meet virtually and live participation is encouraged. Real-time quizzes may be included to assess student understanding. Lectures will be recorded for asynchronous viewing. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in online through LearningSuite. There will be several projects throughout the semester, including team projects. Exams will be taken on-line.

Course number—Name: MeEn 191 New Student Seminar
Instructor: Mark Colton
Format: Live Remote Delivery
Lecture Days: TH
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Lab Days: N/A
Lab Times: N/A
Instructor Comments: This class will include live online lectures, online quizzes, and other online activities. Students are expected to be available during the regularly scheduled lecture time.

Course number – Name: MeEn 231 Leadership in a Global Context
Instructor: Bradley Adams
Format: Blended
Lecture Days: T, Th
Time: 12-1:50 pm
Lab Days: Thursday
Lab Times: 12:00 – 1:50 pm
Instructor Comments: This class will include in-person lectures, recorded lectures, in-person team-based leadership laboratories, on-line quizzes/exams, book reviews, homework assignments, and a written personal leadership portfolio. Assignments will be submitted and graded in electronic format. Lectures will include the use of Powerpoint slides which will be made available to class members after class. The class will be divided into sixteen 4 or 5-person teams. All teams will attend one lecture per week in person and review two recorded lectures per week. Five team leadership labs will be conducted before Thanksgiving. All instruction after Thanksgiving will be remote and conducted during the regularly scheduled class time. A remote comprehensive final exam will be given on-line.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 250 Introduction to Materials Science
Instructor: David Fullwood
Format: Blended
Instruction Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 3:00-3:50 p.m.
Labs: this course has 4 labs for investigating material properties, that students will sign up for. The labs will be in small groups. Any student who cannot attend a lab due to being in a high-risk group will be able to join via Zoom, and will be sent the relevant data for their report.
Lab Days: Variable
Lab Times: Variable
Instructor Comments: This class will be run via a combination of in-class and Zoom instruction; part of the group will be in the classroom for each class, and the others will join on Zoom. After Thanksgiving, classes will be entirely on Zoom, per the University instructions. Depending on final class size, students will likely attend in-class instruction one day per week and connect to the other classes live via Zoom (i.e. they will be expected to either be in-class or on Zoom during the regular scheduled class time). I will likely ask students for their preferences for their in-class days (MW or F)before the semester starts (e.g. so that they can attend the same day as roommates), but it won’t be possible to accommodate all wishes, so assume that you will not get a choice in terms of which day you are in-class. Students will need to pay for access to WileyPLUS in order to access the homework assignments and exams; this will also give them access to the course textbook (see BYU Booklist). Homework and exams will be handed in online (a similar format to Physics 121). There will also be a group project relating to design with materials; it is assumed that the group can meet remotely to accomplish this.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 272 Engineering Graphics
Instructor: Christopher Mattson
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: T, Th
Time: 9:00 a.m.
Lab Days: W
Lab Times: 8:00-9:50 for one section, 10:00-11:50 for another section
Instructor Comments: Until Thanksgiving, this class will be run as a normal on campus class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures and labs seated 6 ft. apart. Lectures will not be recorded, but various online video tutorials will be available. Dr. Mattson’s text on Mechanical Design with CAD as well as material provided on Learning Suite will be the reference material; all reference material is available at no cost electronically/online.  Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in via Learning Suite and to the homework boxes. Approximately ¾  of the course work is individual work, while ¼ is team work. Students will need to access CAD and other design software on or off campus; there are campus resources for this. There will be exams throughout the course and a team assignment submitted for the final.

Teamwork will largely occur remotely after Thanksgiving. Teams will collaboratively design a quadrotor drone. Teams will share files and meet on their own via zoom or similar, protecting themselves and others with good social distancing practices. Teams will not build physical prototypes, and will not be required to be physically near each other.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 273 Intro to Scientific Computing and CAE
Instructor: Douglas Cook
Format: Online only (remotely live)
Lecture Days: M/W Time: 11:00a - 12:15p
Lab Days: M, T, W, or Th
Lab Times: 4:00 – 5:50pm
Instructor Comments: This class will consist of remote, interactive class periods. There will be no physical classroom attendance. Therefore, to insure that students receive a quality remote experience, all students will be required to participate via live video stream (webcam on), answer in-class questions, and participate in small group discussions, etc. Lectures will not be recorded. Both the course and grading structure are unique and non-traditional. Students will be assigned pre-class readings and will be expected to come to class with questions about the assigned material. A significant amount of self-motivation and initiative will be required to successfully complete of the course. Labs will also be run remotely. Students will install software on their own personal computers to participate in coding and lab activities. The course will use a standard textbook. Students will submit assignments via an online platform and take quizzes and exams via LearningSuite.

Course number - Name: MeEn 312 Fluid Mechanics, Section 001
Instructor: Steve Gorrell
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction until Thanksgiving break. Live remote delivery instruction after Thanksgiving.
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Lab Days: Variable Lab
Times: Variable
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class until Thanksgiving. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. The original single section of the course has been split into two sections to allow all students to attend class in person while practicing social distancing. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures of the traditional in-class instruction. A textbook and handouts will be used for reference material. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in through Learning Suite. Quizzes will be given in class. TA and Professor office hours will be through Zoom. Labs will begin early in the semester and will involve in-person, hands-on learning.There will be two types of labs, walk-in labs done individually at your own convenience and group labs done at a time designated by your lab group. There will be in-class exams. After Thanksgiving the semester will conclude with live remote delivery instruction. Students will be expected to attend lectures online live via Zoom at the regularly scheduled time. All students are expected to have a web cam to participate. Homework will be turned in through Learning Suite. Quizzes will be given through Learning Suite. TA and Professor office hours will be through Zoom. The one lab due at the end of the semester will not require you to be on campus. The final exam will be remote on the scheduled day and time.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 321 Introductory Thermodynamics
Instructor: Brent Webb
Format: Blended Instruction
Lecture Days: M, W, F
Time: 10:00 – 10:50 am (Section 1), 1:00 – 1:50 pm (Section 2)
Instructor Comments:  This will be a blended class.  We will meet for live lectures on the days and at the times indicated for each section.  Students will be in the classroom for some days and will join the lecture remotely for others.  In each section, one-third of the students will be assigned to attend in person on Monday and the remaining students will join the lecture remotely.  A second third of the class will attend in person on Wednesday while the remainder connect remotely.  On Friday, the final third of the students will attend in person and the other will join remotely.  Students are expected to “attend” and participate in the live lecture either in person or remotely as assigned.  After the Thanksgiving break all instruction will be conducted remotely, with live lectures delivered remotely to all students at the time specified for each section.  When attending class in person students will be seated at least 6 feet apart, consistent with social distancing guidelines. 
Students who are health-vulnerable or who otherwise have challenges are invited to contact me (webb@byu.edu) to discuss other arrangements.  Homework will be assigned on a weekly basis, and will be submitted digitally through Learning Suite.  Midterm exams and the final exam will be administered remotely. 

Course Number - Name: MeEn 330 – Design of Mechatronic Systems
Instructor: Mark Colton
Format: Blended Instruction – Classes will be a mixture of in-person (on-campus) instruction and online components
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Lab Days and Times: Available in the class schedule – each student must sign up for a lab section
Instructor Comments: Lectures: Lectures will be a combination of online and in-person components. Students are expected to attend lectures, either in-person or virtually, at the times listed in the Class Schedule. Lectures will be recorded. A rotating schedule of in-class attendance and online viewing will be provided. Social distancing will be required for in-class attendance. Labs: There will be weekly lab assignments. Students must sign up for a specific lab section; due to the limited number of stations and the need for social distancing, students must attend the lab section in which they are enrolled. Labs will be done individually with the help of the teaching assistants. The lab assignments will include hardware and software components, and therefore require in-person attendance. Project: Each student will complete a final project that will require in-person demonstrations throughout the semester. The project will be individual and will include hardware and software components. A final video and/or report may be required. Homework: This class does not have any homework. Exams: This class does not have any exams. Quizzes: There will be weekly online quizzes based on reading and lecture material.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 335 Dynamic System Modeling
Instructor: John Salmon
Format: In-class Instruction/Blended Components
Lecture Days: MWF Time: 11:00 a.m. OR 2:00 p.m.
Lab Days: None
Lab Times: None
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class with students expected to attend some of the live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. Recordings of the lectures will also be posted online, therefore, this class is considered Blended. Students may be assigned to take turns attending the in-class instruction as necessary. Notes and handouts will be used for reference material posted on Learning Suite. Homework will be turned in online. Labs will occur late in the semester but will be virtual/online. The final team presentations/video recordings will be online and can also be completed without face-to-face meetings with other team members. There will be midterm and final exams which will all be remote/online.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 340 - Heat Transfer
Instructor: Brian Iverson
Format: Live Remote Delivery
Lecture Days: M, W, F
Time: 10a – 10:50a
Instructor Comments: This class will be taught remotely with class being held regularly on MWF.  Although students will not be present in the classroom for instruction, they will need to be available during this hour to participate in the remote instruction.  It is anticipated that a 25 recorded lecture will be provided for every day of class; this recorded instruction will be available to students to understand the development of required content and may be watched asynchronously. Although this instruction may occur asynchronously, students will need to have viewed/reviewed this recorded instruction before the class meets together on zoom during the lecture hour.  The remaining 25 minutes of class time will be spent working example problems together, doing in-class group quizzes, discussing applications and answering lecture questions.  This latter half of the class time will be held synchronously, and students will be expected to participate in real time.  Homework will be submitted via learning suite exclusively. In many cases, this involves submitting scanned pdfs of your work.  Exams will also be submitted via learning suite; a portion of the exams will be performed synchronously, while others will be asynchronously. Group projects can be performed by connecting with teammates over zoom (or in person if the team so chooses).  Access to TAs will be held primarily on zoom.  Although this class may be entirely performed remotely, the main distinction of this online class is that students will be required to participate in class activities with all class members present for part of the instruction.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 362 Engineering Measurements
Instructor: Scott Thomson
Format: Blended
Lecture Days: T, Th
Time: 10:00-10:50
Lab Days: Based on enrolled section
Lab Times: Based on enrolled section
Instructor Comments: By nature of the material, MeEn 362 includes hands-on learning experiences as well as traditional lectures, homework, and exams. Both are essential. The current plan for Fall 2020 is as follows, but is subject to adjustment based on changing circumstances. Please read the following very carefully. Half of the students will attend lectures in person on Tuesdays and the other half on Thursdays. Those who do not attend on their assigned day will be expected to participate in that lecture live via online means. We will try to post recorded lectures for delayed viewing, but caution students to not depend on such postings because issues occasionally arise. Students at live lectures will be seated 6 ft. apart. There is no required text, and selected notes, papers, and other handouts will be used for reference material. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. There will be HW assignments, projects & labs, and exams. It is anticipated that exams will be delivered remotely. Assignments will be turned in via PDF to Learning Suite. Labs will run throughout the semester and will involve in-person, hands-on learning. Many engineering measurements are conducted using specialized hardware and/or software that is only available on campus. Under normal circumstances, attendance at weekly scheduled labs on campus is required. Given the current circumstances, we are actively working on developing hands-on learning experiences that can be done individually off-campus. Some on-campus labs may be able to be replaced by these activities, but not all. Consequently, at this point, students should plan to attend weekly labs.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 372 Machine Design
Instructor: Jon Blotter
Format: Blended
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Lab Days: T or Th
Lab Times: 12:00 pm
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart at least once a week and possibly more often based on student enrollment and class room size. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures. A text book, an instructor written note packet, and handouts will be used for reference material.  Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be due weekly and will be turned in to the homework boxes. Labs will begin early in the semester and will involve in-person, hands-on learning. There will be take home exams and a take home final.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 382 Manufacturing Processes
Instructor: Nathan Crane
Format: Blended
Lecture Days: T (Sec 1-3), Th (Sec 4-6)
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Lab Day/time: As scheduled for each section
Instructor Comments: This class will be partially flipped with recorded videos and assignments to be completed before class.  Lecture time will be devoted to applications of the material to example parts and to a semester long project.  Most of this work will be done in groups of 4-5 students.  Students will be expected to attend live discussions during lecture time seated 6 ft. apart. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures for later viewing.  Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in electronically. Labs will likely begin the first week of the semester and will involve in-person, hands-on learning utilizing industrial manufacturing tools in the on-campus shops. Each team will produce a working prototype device before Thanksgiving and a report by the end of the semester. There may be some lab activities that will be completed at home with common household items.  Exams will be administered online or in the testing center. 

Course Number - Name: ME EN 412 Fluid Dynamic Applications
Instructor: Daniel Maynes
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: Tu Th
Time: 2:00-3:15  p.m.
Lab Days: There are no specified lab days
Lab Times: N/A
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures. A text that is available at the BYU Bookstore and online will be required. Instructor generated handouts will also be used.  Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned both electronically through Learning Suite and to a homework box. There will be student projects that will be completed on an individual basis. There will be in-class exams and a remote final.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 415 Flight Vehicle Design
Instructor: Andrew Ning
Format: Blended
Lecture Days: M (subject to change) Time: 3-3:50 pm (subject to change)
Lab Days: Open Signup
Instructor Comments: Hybrid format. Lectures will be recorded and viewed asynchronously. We will meet in person once a week for interactive work and discussions. I have developed a textbook that supplements the lectures. Homework will be submitted through LS, quizzes/exams will be administered via LS. We will be flexible with deadlines as illness and related issues arise. There is a hands-on team project to design and build an airplane. We will use signups for the lab so we can ensure adequate spacing. The project will be reduced in scope as compared to past years in order to finish before Thanksgiving (we will keep the most critical pieces and still have a fun objective). My office hours will be virtual. Some TA office hours will be virtual, and some will be in person for hands-on project work.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 425 Internal Combustion Engines
Instructor: Dale Tree
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Lab Days: Variable
Lab Times: Variable
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures. An instructor written text and handouts will be used for reference material.  Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in to a homework box. Labs will begin early in the semester and will involve in-person, hands-on learning. There will be two types of labs, walk-in labs done individually at your own convenience and group labs done in groups of three at a time designated by your lab group.  There will be in-class exams and a remote final.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 450 Engineering Materials: Selection for Design
Instructor: Eric Homer
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Lab Days: None
Lab Times: None
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures. A textbook and handouts will be used for reference material. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in to a homework box. Group projects will begin early in the semester and will involve in-person, hands-on learning and collaboration. The group work will require students to design, make, assemble, and test projects. There will be two types of labs, walk-in labs done individually at your own convenience and group labs done in groups of three at a time designated by your lab group. There will be in-class exams and a remote final.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 475 Integrated Product and Process Design 1
Instructors: Carl Sorensen, Brian Jensen, David Long, Brian Mazzeo
Format: Blended Lecture Days: Depends on your team; most days during the first two weeks of the semester, once per week later in the semester.
Lecture Time: 8:00-8:50 AM
Lab Days: Depends on your team schedule; MTWThF is in the schedule to preserve days for teams to meet. We expect you will want to meet multiple times per week, either in person or remotely.
Lab Times: Depends on your team schedule; 8:00-9:50 is listed in the schedule to preserve times for teams to meet
Instructor Comments: This class has two main components: (1) instruction in product development and (2) application of product development principles to an externally-sponsored project.
The instruction component will be handled to the extent possible by in-person classes with social distancing, masks, and other safety measures as indicated by the university. In some cases, in-person classes may be replaced by Zoom class sessions with your team and coach, but all team members will be expected to attend at the scheduled time. Class sessions will not be recorded, but some recorded materials may be provided. There will be an online final exam during the final exam period.
The project component will be managed by your team. You will need to meet together regularly as a team with your coach. The nature of these meetings can be decided by your team. We anticipate that there will be a mixture of online meetings and in-person meetings.
Some of your project work will likely require you to be on campus in order to work with hardware related to your project. You may also wish to work on campus for better access to computational resources. Safety measures such as social distancing, masks, and sanitation will be applied to all on-campus workspaces in which you may work.
There will be three scheduled design reviews during the semester. The format for the design reviews will be negotiated with the team and their instructor. Regardless of whether they are in-person or online, all participants will need to attend at the scheduled time. There will be a final presentation to the sponsor near the end of the semester. This presentation will be an online presentation.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 495R AerosPACE, Section 001
Instructor: Steve Gorrell
Format: Blended instruction combining some in-class instruction with online instruction.
Lecture/Lab Days: M,W, F
Time: 9:00 a.m. on M, W and 8:00am on F.
Instructor Comments: This capstone course was designed to be a blended instruction course. Students from their respective universities meet together to participate in online instruction presented by the AerosPACE faculty at participating universities. Because the course was designed this way only a few minor changes need to be made to safely manage the course during the Covid-19 pandemic. An AerosPACE kickoff meeting is usually held on the Thursday and Friday prior to the start of BYU’s semester, at Georgia Tech in Atlanta. This year, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will have a virtual kickoff meeting. All AerosPACE participants should be available all day on August 27 – 28. In general, there are lectures every Monday from 9-10am, team meetings every Wednesday from 9-10am, and lab every Friday from 8-10am. All these times are mountain. Lectures and labs will be through a WebEx or Zoom meeting with all participating universities joining the conference call and using a web camera. At this time all BYU students are expected to attend the lectures and labs together in room 342 EB. The room is large enough to accommodate social distancing between all the BYU AerosPACE students. Attendance and participation in the lectures and labs is a contributing factor to the AerosPACE grade.

Course Number - Name: ME EN 505 Applied Engineering Mathematics
Instructor: Vladimir Soloviev
Format: Live Remote Delivery
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time:   1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. 
Instructor Comments: 
This remote class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live remote lectures on ZOOM, and actively participate in class discussions. Lectures will be recorded. An instructor written text and handouts will be used for reference material.  There is a class website with supplemental material (will be updated): http://www.et.byu.edu/~vps/ME505/ME505.htm .  All possible accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Students should have an access and be able to use one of the commercial mathematical software such as Maple, Matlab, Mathematica, Mathcad, etc (graphing calculator will not be sufficient).  Homework will be turned in on Learning Suite, expect to have a scanner or a camera to make readable pdf or jpg copies.  There will be two remote midterm exams and a remote final.  Homeworks, exams, and final will be graded by TAs and instructor.  There will be remote instructor and TA office hours.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 510 Compressible Fluid Flow
Instructor: Bradley Adams
Format: In-Person Instruction with on-site labs (traditional)
Lecture Days: MWF
Time: 12-12:50 pm
Lab Days: Variable
Lab Times: Variable
Instructor Comments: This class will include in-person lectures, in-class quizzes/exams, weekly homework assignments, two group-based lab projects in the ERL with associated reports, and a personal research project on a compressible flow topic of the student’s choice. Lectures will be delivered in-class via a combination of Powerpoint slides and white board. All assignments and exams will be submitted and graded in electronic format. ERL labs will be completed before Thanksgiving. All instruction after Thanksgiving will be remote and conducted during the regularly scheduled class time. The comprehensive final exam will be completed remotely and submitted via Learning Suite for grading.


Course Number - Name: MeEn 535 Mechanical Vibration
Instructor: Jon Blotter
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Lab Days: Variable
Lab Times: Variable
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures. A text book, an instructor written note packet, and handouts will be used for reference material.  Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be due weekly and will be self graded. Labs will begin early in the semester and will involve in-person, hands-on learning. There will be two types of labs, walk-in labs done individually at your own convenience and group labs done in groups of three at a time designated by your lab group.  There will be take home exams and a remote final.


Course Number - Name: MeEn 537 Robotics – Kinematics, Dynamics, and Control
Instructor: Marc Killpack
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction (potential for remote access of lecture, but not certain yet) Lecture Days: M,W, F Time: 3-4 PM
Lab Days: Only 1-2 labs completed on your own timetable
Lab Times: N/A
Instructor Comments: My goal is to mostly teach the course like a normal in-person class. Lecture will take place in 214 CTB where students will be expected to attend live lectures, seated 6 feet apart. I may arrange to record lectures or broadcast them live, but that will be dependent on TA and department resources. In addition, as is the nature of recording lectures, it is likely that many things will be harder to see or hear compared to if you attended the live lecture (although I will try to release slides and some notes digitally to help with this). The textbook is available for free as a PDF through the Harold B Lee library website (see book listing for course). We will use MATLAB and potentially python in this course. In the past we have had at least one lab and a project where I made a robot in our research lab accessible/available for students. Unfortunately, I am not sure yet if I will do that this semester given lab restrictions and concerns with covid-19. However, I will make sure that you have access to some sort of robot simulation or real robot data for labs and a final project. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional or health reasons. Homework will be turned in on Learning Suite and self-graded since this is a graduate-level course. Both the midterm and final exam will be take-home.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 552 Neuromechanics of Movement
Instructor: Steven Charles
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 12:00-12:50pm
Lab Days: None
Lab Times: None
Instructor Comments: It is anticipated that this course will be similar to the normal MeEn 552 course. Most students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. However, I intend to allow students who do not feel comfortable attending (or are unable to attend) in person to take the course remotely by participating in lectures via zoom (at the same time as the rest of the class). Whether this intention will be realized depends on a number of factors such as availability of recording equipment, but at the moment it appears likely. All students are required to purchase an inexpensive textbook. All homework and exams will be administered via Learning Suite for all students.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 554 Kinetics of Materials
Instructor: Oliver Johnson
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: M, W, F
Time: 11a.m.
Lab Days: N/A
Lab Times: N/A
Instructor Comments: It is anticipated that this course will be similar to the normal MeEn 554 course. Most students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. However, I intend to allow students who do not feel comfortable attending (or are unable to attend) in person to take the course remotely by participating in lectures via zoom (at the same time as the rest of the class). Whether this intention will be realized depends on a number of factors such as availability of recording equipment, but at the moment it appears likely. All homework and exams will be administered via Learning Suite for all students.


Course Number - Name: MeEn 555: Introduction to Biomechanical Engineering
Instructor: Anton Bowden
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Lab Days: Variable
Lab Times: Variable
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework can be turned in to a homework box, or through LearningSuite. There will be several lab experiences, some of which will require in-person participation. There will be a semester-long team project. The exams will be take-home exams.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 570 – Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) Software Development
Instructor: Corey McBride
Format: Blended
Lecture Days: T, Th
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Lab Days: None
Lab Times: None
Instructor Comments: Approximately half the semester will be spent in a normal classroom setting with social distancing. Students will be expected to attend the live lectures and participate in in-person, hands-on learning. The remainder of the semester will involve working on class projects remotely. Homework will be turned in online. There will be in class presentations and a remote final. There is no intention to record lectures. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 576 Product Design
Instructor: Christopher Mattson
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: M,W, F
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Lab Days: none
Lab Times: none
Instructor Comments: Until Thanksgiving, this class will be run as a normal on campus class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. Lectures will not be recorded. Dr. Mattson and Dr. Sorensen’s Product Development book, and the BYU Design Review will be used as reference material; all reference material is available electronically/online.  Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in via Learning Suite. Approximately ½ of the grade will based on small team design work, and the remaining half will be based on individual work. It is currently planned that team work will be completed before Thanksgiving, and that some of the individual work will be completed after Thanksgiving. Teams will be expected to collaborate with team members outside of class hours, protecting themselves and others through good social distancing practices. Students will need to access CAD and other design software, and be in a position to make physical prototypes. There will be take home exams and a personal assignment due for the final.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 595R Special Topics in Materials
Instructor: Troy Munro Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: M, W, F Classroom: CB 254
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Lab Days: None
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. At this point, the instructor plans to try to record the lectures during class. A textbook and additional reading (provided on Learning Suite) will be used for reference material. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in to a homework box. At this point, there will be an in-class exam and a remote final.

Course Number - Name: MeEn 613 Experimental Fluids
Instructor: Scott Thomson
Format: Traditional In-class Instruction
Lecture Days: T, Th Time: 2:00 – 3:15
Lab Days: Variable
Lab Times: Variable
Instructor Comments: This class will run as closely as possible to a normal class. Students will be expected to attend live lectures seated 6 ft. apart. At this point there is no intention to record the lectures. Selected papers and handouts will be used for reference material. Normal accommodations will be made to help those who are sick or must miss class for various professional reasons. Homework will be turned in via PDF to Learning Suite. Labs will run throughout the semester, paced according to lecture content, and will involve in-person, hands-on learning. It is anticipated that there will be homework assignments, mid-semester projects, possibly exams, and a final project and/or exam.