Course Information

ME1012 Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

Credits: 2.00

This course introduces students to the range of mechanical engineering and emphasizes the basic principles and devices for storing and using energy, directing motion and satisfying needs. Case studies look at design issues and related ethical and professional practice issues. Emphasis is on a mindset of exploration. Engineering standards and standard parts. Teams work on and present two design challenges.

Prerequisite: Only first-year students are permitted to enroll in this course.