Course Overview

Computer Applications in Machine Design

Spring 2017

Prepared By

Ahmed Mohamed Nagib Elmekawy, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Alexandria University

Course Description

This class introduces elementary programming concepts including variable types, data structures. functions, decision making problem, plotting, and flow control. After an introduction to linear algebra, it covers numerical methods relevant to mechanical engineering, including approximation (interpolation, least squares and statistical regression), integration, solution of linear and nonlinear equations, ordinary differential equation and Simulink. Examples are drawn from mechanical design engineering discipline.

Reference Books

Introduction to Matlab for Engineers by William J. Palm III, 3rd edition, 2011.


Ahmed Mohamed Nagib Elmekawy

Office:  1st floor-Mechanical Engineering Building


Office Hours

Instructor: TBD