Sample SE Focus Areas for Ph.D. Students

Structural Analysis (take any 3)
SE 201A Advanced Structural Analysis
SE 201B Nonlinear Structural Analysis
SE 202 Structural Stability
SE 203 Structural Dynamics
SE 204 Advanced Structural Dynamics
SE 205 Nonlinear Mechanical Vibrations
SE 206 Random Vibrations
SE 215 Cable Structures
SE 224 Structural Reliability and Risk Analysis
 
Computational Mechanics & Finite Elements (take any 3)
SE 233 Computational Techniques in Finite Elements
SE 274 Nonlinear Finite Element Methods
SE 276A Finite Element Methods in Solid Mechanics I  
SE 276B Finite Element Methods in Solid Mechanics II  
SE 276C Finite Element Methods in Solid Mechanics III  
SE 277 Error Control in Finite Element Analysis
SE 278A Finite Element Methods for Computational Fluid Dynamics
SE 278B Computational Fluid-Structure Interaction
SE 279 Meshfree Methods for Linear and Nonlinear Mechanics
 
Structural Design (take any 3)
SE 151B Design of Prestressed Concrete
SE 211 Advanced Reinforced & Prestressed Concrete Design
SE 212 Advanced Structural Steel Design
SE 213 Bridge Design
SE 214 Masonry Structures
SE 220 Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipation
SE 223 Advanced Seismic Design of Structures
 
Earthquake Engineering (take any 3)
SE 203 Structural Dynamics
SE 206 Random Vibrations
SE 220 Seismic Isolation and Energy Dissipation
SE 221 Earthquake Engineering
SE 222 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
SE 223 Advanced Seismic Design of Structures
SE 243 Soil-structure Interaction
 
Advanced Composites (take any 3)
SE 251A Processing Science of Composites
SE 251B Mechanical Behaviors of Polymers & Composites
SE 252 Experimental Mechanics and NDE
SE 253A Mechanics of Laminated Comp. Structures I
SE 253B Mechanics of Laminated Comp. Structures II
SE 253C Mechanics of Laminated Anisotropy Plates & Shells
 
Geotechnical Engineering (take any 3)
SE 222 Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering
SE 241 Advanced Soil Mechanics
SE 242 Advanced Foundation Engineering
SE 243 Soil Structures Interaction
SE 250 Stability of Earth Slopes & Retaining Walls
 
Solid Mechanics (take any 3)
SE 234 Plates and Shells (or MAE equivalent)
SE 235 Wave Propagation in Elastic Media (or MAE equivalent)
SE 252 Experimental Mechanics and NDE
SE 271 Solid Mechanics for Structural & Aerospace Engineering
SE 272 Theory of Elasticity
SE 273 Anelasticity
 
Advanced Structural Behavior (take any 3)
SE 202 Structural Stability
SE 204 Advanced Structural Dynamics
SE 205 Nonlinear Mechanical Vibrations
SE 206 Random Vibrations
SE 224 Structural Reliability and Risk Analysis
SE 252 Experimental Mechanics and NDE
SE 265 Structural Health Monitoring Principles