- Schedule of Classes - December 11, 2017 7:14PM EST
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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.
Introduction to fundamentals of mechanical and aerospace engineering. Students learn and understand topics such as stress and strain, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, automotive engineering, and engineering design and product development. Emphasis is placed on critically examining problem solutions to begin developing engineering intuition. Key components of the class include in-class discussions, homework, laboratory experiments, and a group design project.
When Offered Fall.
Comments Course in Introduction to Engineering series. This ENGRI course is not required for entry into the Mechanical Engineering major.Outcomes
- Students will be able to perform unit conversion, estimation, approximations, and think critically about engineering problems.
- Have a basic understanding and ability to solve problems in major areas of the mechanical engineering curriculum.
- Have experience designing and building a device (e.g. a small battery-powered car), and performing and documenting laboratory experiments.
- Become comfortable identifying a system and its interactions with surroundings and using this approach to solve problems.
Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: MAE 1170
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRBard Hall 140
Enrollment is limited. There is no wait-list; electronic registration only. Intro to M.E. is not required to affiliate with M.E. Enrollment only in Engri 1170.
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