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ME 657 Sect 79: Special Topics in Solid Mechanics

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Online Engineering Course Announcement: Study Experimental Structural Dynamics at Clarkson University – March 2013

Earn 1.5 credits from Clarkson University when you complete this intensive 3 week, graduate level course taught by Prof. Giuliano Coppotelli, University of Rome “Sapienza”, Rome, Italy.

Class starts March 4th. Deadline to enroll is first day of class!

ME 657 – Sect 79 – Special Topics in Solid Mechanics
Course applies main methodologies for dynamic experimental investigation of aerospace structures. Instruction aims to support engineers in structural dynamics identification, verification and in-flight/operational qualification. Read more

Clarkson University welcomes both graduate degree and non-degree students to this course. Students attend lecture and lab sessions on-campus OR on-line in a blended learning mode for an interactive experience with instructors and peers. Remote students enjoy flexibility of attending live class sessions online or viewing recorded sessions following each live session.

Class Day/Time/Location: Lecture will take place M T W & Th, 5:00 PM EST – 7:00 PM EST , on March 4-7, March 11-14, March 25-28, 2013.

Clarkson University graduate tuition for Spring 2013 is $1259.00 per credit hour. Credit for ME657 is variable: 1.5 credit hours for online students for a total of $1,888.50. (On-campus lab component required for a total of 3 credit hours).

$50 deposit is required at time of enrollment. Fee is refunded to you at the conclusion of your term at Clarkson University. $50 Late Enrollment Fee is waived. No additional fees for non-matriculated, off campus graduate students at Clarkson U.

To enroll, simply complete the Non-Matriculated Information & Student Application. Include course number, number of credits and mark to indicate you are attending “online via CU’s distance learning program”. Submission information is included on the form.

If employer reimbursement is available, complete the Employer Reimbursement Form for direct billing. For self-paid students, payment is due upon enrollment.

Course Requirements: Online students are expected to meet Internet bandwidth and equipment resource requirements as provided in the Best Practices for Off Campus or Distance Learning at Clarkson University guide linked here.

Attendance Expectations: Online students join via live web conference sessions with PC/lap top, quality microphone and web cam (not required). Recordings will be available for viewing following the live sessions.

Prerequisite: background in mechanical vibration and dynamics

More about Clarkson’s Off Campus Offering:


Laura J. Perry, Distance Learning Coordinator, Clarkson University

Phone: 315/268-6760 - Campus


Pier Marzocca, Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Clarkson University

The Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering

Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Dept.

8 Clarkson Ave, CAMP 234, Potsdam, New York 13699-5725

(ph) 315-268-3875 (fax) 315-268-6695