MAE 1170

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 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.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENGRI 1170

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 12112MAE 1170  LEC 001

  • Enrollment in ENGRI 1170 only.

  • 12113MAE 1170  LAB 421

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  • 12115MAE 1170  LAB 441

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  • 12116MAE 1170  LAB 451

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