MAE 1170

MAE 1170

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

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
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one laboratory. Combined with: ENGRI 1170

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 10181MAE 1170  LEC 001

    • TRUpson Hall 142
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Tian, Z

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person
    No wait-list. Enroll in ENGRI 1170 only. No enrollment in MAE 1170. This course is not required for affiliation with M.E.

  • 10182MAE 1170  LAB 421

    • T
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 10183MAE 1170  LAB 431

    • W
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 10184MAE 1170  LAB 441

    • R
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 10185MAE 1170  LAB 451

    • F
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person