M E 378P M E 378P. Properties and Applications of Polymers. 3 Hours.
Introduction to polymers as structural materials: polymerization, polymer structure, physical and mechanical properties, processing and fabrication. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For engineering majors, Mechanical Engineering 334 (or 311) or the equivalent with a grade of at least C-, Mechanical Engineering 326 or 326H or the equivalent with a grade of at least C-; for others, upper-division standing and written consent of instructor.
M 378P M 378P. Decision Analytics. 3 Hours.
Examine decision theory with utility functions, including the use of probability, optimization, constrained optimization, and linear algebra. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: Mathematics 375T (Topic: Decision Analytics), 378P, Statistics and Data Sciences 378P. Prerequisite: Mathematics 362K and Mathematics 378K with a grade of at least C-, or consent of the instructor.