Professor Melih Eriten's Teaching Experience

ME 307: Mechanics of Materials Lab, Mechanical Engineering                                                                       Fall 2015

Data processing, tension/compression tests, creep stress concentrations, fatigue, fracture, composite materials, combined stress, beam flexure, dynamic loads, buckling


ME 306: Mechanics of Materials, Mechanical Engineering 

Fall 2012, 2014, 2016, Spring 2017 (Enrollment: 38,  82, 39, 52) 

Relationship between internal stresses and deformations produced by external forces acting on deformable    bodies, and design principles based on mechanics of solids: normal stresses, shear stresses, and deformations produced by tensile, compressive, torsional, and bending loading of members; beam deflections; elastic energy and impact; multi-dimensional stress states; and buckling of columns.

ME 340: Introduction to Dynamic Systems, Mechanical Engineering

  Fall/Spring 2013 (Enrollment: 124/117)

Mathematical modeling and analysis of dynamic systems with mechanical, thermal, and fluid elements; time domain solutions; analog computer simulation; linearization techniques; block diagram representation; numerical methods; frequency domain solutions; modal analyses; introduction to control systems; 9 laboratory assignments on dynamics of simple mechanical systems.


ME 753: Introduction to Tribology, Mechanical Engineering

Spring 2014, 2016

(Enrollment: 17, 13)   

An introduction to friction, wear and lubrication; engineering surfaces; surface properties and surface topography; Hertzian contacts, and contact of rough surfaces.