MTDE - Multidisciplinary Engr (MTDE)

MTDE 285 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 6. 0 to 6 Other Hours.

Directed studies within the field of multidisciplinary engineering.
Prerequisite: Sophomore classification and approval of multidisciplinary engineering director or delegate.

MTDE 291 Research

Credits 1 to 6. 1 to 6 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in multidisciplinary engineering.
Prerequisite: Sophomore classification and approval of multidisciplinary engineering director or delegate.

MTDE 333 Project Management for Engineers

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Basic project management for engineering; project development and economic justification; estimating; scheduling; network methods; critical path analysis; earned value management; project organizational structures; project risk assessment; resource allocation; ethics; characteristics of project managers.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification in the College of Engineering or biological and agricultural engineering or approval of instructor.

MTDE 380 Seminar Series in Engineering Project Management

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Presentations by practicing engineers and professionals addressing engineering project management process and practice; discussion forum to better understand the opportunities and challenges of engineering project management and the analytical tools and skills required to be successful.
Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in MTDE 333 or concurrent enrollment; or approval of instructor; junior or senior classification in the College of Engineering or biological and agricultural engineering (BAEN).

MTDE 381 Professional Development Seminar-Subsea Engineering

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

. Presentations by subsea engineering industry experts; relation of subsea engineering principles to real world scenarios; application of analytical reasoning through class presentations, discussions, assignments, reports, specific to subsea field development design and operations; proper design and operation of subsea production systems including subsea hardware, umbilicals, risers, flowlines, flow assurance, subsea architectures, multiphase flow and several related areas of subsea production systems. Must be taken on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MTDE 430, or concurrent enrollment; or approval of instructor.

MTDE 409 Patent Law for Engineers

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Exploration of how proprietary interests in technology are protected by patent law, with a focus on issues of patent validity, patent-eligible subject matter and the enforcement of patent rights.

MTDE 430 Fundamentals of Subsea Engineering

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Orientation to subsea engineering fundamentals, including SURF (Subsea, Umbilicals/Controls, Risers, Flowlines) equipment and configurations; exposure to practical, industry focused problems; subsea equipment components; design considerations and design drivers; subsea production operations; integrity critical maintenance activities.
Prerequisites: Junior or senior classification; enrolled in the College of Engineering or approval of instructor.

MTDE 432 Subsea Project Implementation

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Overview of the realization of a subsea development project; includes all stages from discovery to pre-commissioning of the subsea infrastructure.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MTDE 430 or concurrent enrollment.

MTDE 440 Subsea Hardware Design

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Basic elements that make up subsea hardware assemblies; understanding of how these elements work together in a system; decision, design, and project teaming processes for subsea hardware projects.
Prerequisite: Grade of a C or better MTDE 430; or approval of instructor.

MTDE 441 Subsea Umbilical and Control System Design

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Practical view of subsea umbilical and controls system project realization from concept selection through installation and offshore acceptance testing.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MTDE 430, or concurrent enrollment.

MTDE 442 Subsea Pipeline Design

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Realization of pipeline projects from concept selection through installation and offshore acceptance testing; emphasis on practical applications of theory to project delivery.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MTDE 430 or approval of instructor.

MTDE 443 Subsea Riser Design

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Realization of subsea riser projects from concept selection through installation and offshore acceptance testing; emphasis on practical applications of theory.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 251 or MATH 253, and MATH 308; or approval of instructor.

MTDE 446 Applied Reliability Engineering to Subsea Systems

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Overview of the application of reliability engineering to subsea systems and all stages from discovery to pre-commissioning of the subsea infrastructure.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MATH 251 and MATH 308; or approval of instructor.

MTDE 450 Flow Assurance Operability of Subsea Systems

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Hydrocarbon production and transport from offshore fields to the host facilities, including prevention and remediation of phenomena that hinder fluid flow in production systems; subsea architecture, hydrodynamic and thermal considerations, reservoir fluid characterization and analysis, solids management, thermal hydraulics and production chemistry.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MTDE 430 or approval of instructor.

MTDE 451 Subsea Production Operations

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Multiphase hydrocarbon production and transport from offshore fields to host facilities under both steady-state and transient conditions; including reservoir and SURF system management through chemical gas and water injection, surface and subsea processing, testing and maintenance through all phases of a subsea development.
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in MTDE 430 or approval of instructor.

MTDE 480 Engineering for Sustainable Development

Credits 3. 3 Lecture Hours.

Principles of sustainable development applied to multidisciplinary engineering design; systems thinking approaches with aims towards optimal balances of technology benefits for society, economy, and environment; impacts of engineering innovation within realistic constraints; circular economy with engineering and financial implications.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification, or approval of instructor.

MTDE 485 Directed Studies

Credits 0 to 6. 0 to 6 Other Hours.

Directed studies within the field of multidisciplinary engineering.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification and approval of multidisciplinary engineering director or delegate.

MTDE 489 Special Topics In...

Credits 1 to 4. 1 to 4 Other Hours.

Selected topics in an identified area of multidisciplinary engineering. May be repeated for credit.

MTDE 491 Research

Credits 1 to 6. 1 to 6 Other Hours.

Research conducted under the direction of faculty member in multidisciplinary engineering.
Prerequisite: Junior or senior classification and approval of multidisciplinary engineering director or delegate.