What is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical Engineering is a broad discipline, encompassing areas such as:

  • Materials
  • Dynamics
  • Vibrations
  • Controls
  • Computer Aided Engineering
  • Design
  • Manufacturing
  • Biomechanics
  • Thermal Sciences
  • Fluid Sciences

Mechanical engineers are employed in almost every kind of industry. They are involved in Aerospace, Automotives, Bio-medical, Construction, Consumer Products, Energy, Electronics & Computers, Consulting, Entertainment, Government, and Manufacturing. As a mechanical engineer you can design and produce products that could change the world. In fact, most products you see in your life were developed by a mechanical engineer. A great strength of mechanical engineering education is the flexibility for future employment.

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