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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ME 50700 - Laser Processing

Credit Hours: 3.00. Introduces background knowledge in laser science and laser technology and fundamentals involved in laser processing and manufacturing. The following topics are discussed: laser fundamentals, industrial laser systems and processes, and the laser-induced thermal, thermo-mechanical, and thermo-acoustic effects. The course also discusses emerging areas of laser applications, such as microscale laser processing, ultrafast laser processing, and the related energy transport analyses. Laboratory and video demonstration sessions are used to enhance the overall understanding of the course materials. Offered in alternate years. Typically offered Fall.