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The Department of Engineering Mechanics offers an M.S. degree and participates in the "Mechanics and Energetics Field" option of the Unified Ph.D. Program of the College of Engineering. At the undergraduate level, the Department provides required courses such as engineering graphics, mechanics of rigid and non-rigid bodies, materials science and numerical methods for the various departments of the colleges of Engineering and Architecture. At the graduate level courses are offered in advanced dynamics, advanced mechanics of materials, experimental stress analysis, dimensional analysis, theory of models, finite element techniques, vibrations, digital and analog computer techniques, continuum mechanics, theory of plates and shells, stability, elasticity, plasticity, fracture mechanics, and composite materials. The major research emphasis is in areas such as structural dynamics, acoustics, theoretical and experimental stress analysis, composite materials, wind turbine design, cardiovascular system modeling, and robotics.