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2013-2014

Mechanical Engineering (4600)

B.S. - Bachelor of Science

Major: Mechanical Engineering (460000BS)

College of Engineering

Learning Outcomes
Students will have an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
Students will have an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.
Students will have an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.
Students will have an ability to function on multidisciplinary teams, identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
Students will have an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
Students will have an ability to communicate effectively.
Students will have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and social context.
Students will have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
Students will have a knowledge of contemporary issues and an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Year 1

Fall
3300:111 English Composition I3
3150:151 Principles of Chemistry I3
3150:152 Principles of Chemistry I Lab1
3450:221 Analytic Geometry-Calculus I4
4600:165 Tools for Mechanical Engr3
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Elective:Any1
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
3150:153 Principles of Chemistry II3
3450:222 Analytic Geometry-Calculus II4
Oral Communication:7600:105/1063
Social Science:Any Set3
English Composition:3300:112 or 2020:2223
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
3250:244 Introduction Economic Analysis3
3450:223 Analytic Geometry-Calc III4
3650:291 Elementary Classical Physics I4
4300:201 Statics3
Humanities:3400:210 or 2214
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
3450:335 Intro to Ordinary Diff Equatns3
3650:292 Elementary Classical Phys II4
4300:202 Intro: Mechanics of Solids3
4600:203 Dynamics3
4600:260 Engineering Analysis I2
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
3470:401 Probability & Stat for Enginrs2
4600:300 Thermodynamics I3
4600:310 Fluid Mechanics I2
4600:321 Kinematics of Machines2
4600:336 Analy of Mechanical Components3
4600:360 Engineering Analysis II2
Min Credit Total 14
Spring
4600:301 Thermodynamics II2
4600:315 Heat Transfer3
4600:337 Design of Mechanical Compon3
4600:340 Systems Dynamics & Response3
4600:483 Mechanical Engr Measurmts Lab2
Humanities:Any Set3
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
4600:311 Fluid Mechanics II3
4600:380 Mechanical Metallurgy2
4600:431 Fund of Mechanical Vibrations3
Min Credit Total 8

Year 4

Fall
4600:400 Thermal System Components3
4600:402 Senior Seminar1
4600:441 Control Systems Design3
4600:460 Concepts of Design3
4600:461 ME Senior Design Project I2
4600:484 Mechanical Engineering Lab2
Elective:4600:Mechanical Engineering3
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
4400:307 Basic Electrical Engineering4
4600:471 ME Senior Design Project II2
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Humanities:Any OTHER Set3
Elective:4600:Mechanical Engineering3
Elective:4600:Mechanical Engineering3
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
See General Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin for specific details about eligible Humanities and Social Science courses.
Students are encouraged to see their adviser and/or the departmental office for approved program electives.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 137 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 03-08-2013