The Department of Mechanical Engineering program at Embry-Riddle provides a strong foundation in all of the fundamental areas of Mechanical Engineering, along with focused tracks in areas of rapid employment growth such as high-performance vehicles and robotics.
Mechanical engineering is the broadest of the engineering professions, involving work in almost every technical area and in a wide variety of industries and organizations. It is also among the most enduring professional careers, with stable job opportunities during difficult economic periods.
The Department offers a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.
Submissions from 2016
Design and Commissioning of a Community Scale Solar Powered Membrane-Based Water Purification System in Haiti, Shavin Pinto, Yung Wong, Kyle Fennesy, Yan Tang, and Marc Compere
Submissions from 2014
Standoff Methods for the Detection of Threat Agents: A Review of Several Promising Laser-Based Techniques, J. Bruce Johnson, Susan D. Allen, Jonathan Merten, Lewis Johnson, Daniel Pinkham, and Scott W. Reeve
Differential Spectral Imaging of the CN Violet Band in Laser-Induced Plasmas on TNT Simulant Molecules, J. Merten, M. Jones, S. Hoke, and Susan D. Allen
Submissions from 2013
Mechanics of Hip Dysplasia Reduction in Infants Using the Pavlik Harness: A Physics Based Computational Model, Orlando Ardila, Eduardo Divo, Faissal Moslehy, George Rab, Alain Kassab, and Charles Price
A Novel Method for Prediction of Mobile Robot Maneuvering Spaces, Patrick N. Currier and Alfred L. Wicks
Project Haiti 2012: Providing an Experiential Learning Experience Through the Design and Delivery of a Water Purifier in Haiti, Yung Wong, Johnathon Camp, Shavin Pinto, Kyle Fennesy, Marc Compere, and Yan Tang
Submissions from 2012
Computational Analysis of Hybrid Norwood Circulation with Distal Aortic Arch Obstruction and Reverse Blalock-Taussig Shunt, Andres Ceballos, I. Ricardo Argueta-Morales, Eduardo Divo, Ruben Osorio, Christopher A. Caldarone, Alain J. Kassab, and William M. DeCampli
Computational Fluid Dynamics in Congenital Heart Disease, William M. DeCampli, I. Ricardo Argueta-Morales, Eduardo Divo, and Alain J. Kassab
A New Control System for Left Ventricular Assist Devices Based on Patient-specific Physiological Demand, George Faragallah, Yu Wan, Eduardo Divo, and Marwan Simaan
Multi-Color Cavity Ringdown Based Detection Method and Apparatus, Scott W. Reeve and Susan Davis Allen
An Inverse POD-RBF Network Approach to Parameter Estimation in Mechanics, Craig A. Rogers, Alain Kassab, Eduardo Divo, Ziemowit Ostrowski, and Ryszard Bialecki
High Tech High Touch: Lessons Learned from Project Haiti 2011, Yan Tang, Marc Compere, Yung Lun Wong, Jared Anthony Coleman, and Matthew Charles Selkirk
Multi-Disciplinary Hands-On Desktop Learning Modules and Modern Pedagogies, Bernard J. Van Wie, David B. Thiessen, Marc Compere, Ximena Toro, Jennifer C. Adam, and et al.
Submissions from 2010
Body Limb Movement Limiter, Susan Davis Allen
A Proposed Learner-Centered Mechatronics Engineering Instructional Program, Patrick N. Currier, Richard Goff, and Janis Terpenny
Multi-Color Cavity Ringdown Based Detection Method and Apparatus, Scott Reeve and Susan Allen
Submissions from 2008
Body Limb Movement Limiter, Susan Davis Allen
Submissions from 2007
Soldier/Hardware-in-the-loop Simulation-based Combat Vehicle Duty Cycle Measurement: Duty Cycle Experiment 2, Mark Brudnak, Mike Pozolo, Victor Paul, Syed Mohammad, Marc Compere, and et al.
Internet Enabled Remote Driving of a Combat Hybrid Electric Power System for Duty Cycle Measurement, Jarrett Goodell, Marc Compere, Wilford Smith, Mark Brudnak, Mike Pozolo, and et al.
Nanosecond Near-Spinodal Homogeneous Boiling of Water Superheated by Pulsed CO2 Laser, Sergey I. Kudryashov, Kevin Lyon, and Susan D. Allen
Submissions from 2006
Robust Control Techniques Enabling Duty Cycle Experiments Utilizing a 6-DOF Crewstation Motion Base, a Full Scale Combat Hybrid Electric Power System, and Long Distance Internet Communications, Marc Compere, Jarrett Goodell, Miguel Simon, Wilford Smith, and Mark Brudnak
Parametric Generation of Multimegahertz Acoustic Oscillations in Laser-Generated Multibubble System in Bulk Water, Sergey I. Kudryashov, Kevin Lyon, and Susan D. Allen
Submicrosecond Dynamics of Water Explosive Boiling and Lift-Off from Laser-Heated Silicon Surfaces, S. I. Kudryashov and S. D. Allen
Near-Field Thermal Radiative Transfer and Thermoacoustic Effects from Vapor Plumes Produced by Pulsed CO2 Laser Ablation of Bulk Water, S. I. Kudryashov, Kevin Lyon, and S. D. Allen
Laser Ablation of Optically Thin Absorbing Liquid Layer Predeposited onto a Transparent Solid Substrate, S. I. Kudryashov, K. Lyon, S. D. Shukla, D. Murry, and S. D. Allen
Submissions from 2005
Robust Control Techniques for State Tracking in the Presence of Variable Time Delays, Jarrett Goodell, Marc Compere, Miguel Simon, Wilford Smith, Ronnie Wright, and Mark Brudnak
Submissions from 2004
Laser-Assisted Fabrication of NMR Resonators, William W. Brey and Susan D. Allen
Analysis of Adsorbed Contaminants of CaF2 Surfaces by Infrared Laser Induced Desorption, JinMei Fu, Yamini Surapaneni, and Susan D. Allen
Submissions from 2003
Optical Transmission Measurements of Explosive Boiling and Liftoff of a Layer of Micron-Scale Water Droplets from a KrF Laser-Heated Si Substrate, Sergey I. Kudryashov and Susan D. Allen
Submissions from 2002
Photoacoustic Study of KrF Laser Heating of Si: Implications for Laser Particle Removal, Sergey I. Kudryashov and Susan D. Allen
Removal Versus Ablation in KrF Dry Laser Cleaning of Polystyrene Particles from Silicon, Sergey I. Kudryashov and Susan D. Allen
Submissions from 1996
Apparatus and Method of Fabricating Directional Fiber Optic Taps, Sensors and Other Devices with Variable Angle Output, Susan D. Allen and Changhun Lee
Method for Producing Conductive or Insulating Feedthroughs in a Substrate, Janet K. Lumpp and Susan D. Allen