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

Spring 2013, 2019, 2021 

(Enrollment: 117,120,44)

Fall 2013,2018


(Enrollment: 124,125)

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 440: Intermediate Vibrations, Mechanical Engineering

Summer 2020

(Enrollment: 15)

Harmonic motion; natural frequencies and vibration of damped and undamped single and multi-degree of freedom systems; modal analysis; influence coefficients; lumped-mass modeling; dynamic load factors; Rayleigh's method; flow-induced vibrations; shaft whirl; balancing; vibration absorbers and tuned mass dampers; finite element modeling

ME 753: Introduction to Tribology, Mechanical Engineering

Spring 2014, 2016, 2018

(Enrollment: 17, 13, 14)

Fall 2020


(Enrollment: 24)

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