About Mechanical Engineering

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What is it that Mechanical Engineers do? Design machinery that convert energy from one form to another in order to transport people, objects, materials or energy from one location to another in order to satisfy societal needs.
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Industries that Mechanical Engineering Serves Automotive (land, marine, air, space) Consumer (appliances, recreation, utility) Power (engines, motors, fuel cells, turbines ) Industrial (pumps, compressors, transmissions) Medical (prosthetics, surgical, life-support) Manufacturing (materials, products, systems)
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Unformatted text preview: • Processing (fuel, agriculture, forestry, mineral) • Energy (fossil, solar, hydro, wind, nuclear) • Infrastructure (facilities, plants, tunnels, dams) Activities Mechanical Engineers Perform Research & Development Product Definition Product Design Physical Prototyping Computer Simulation Product Testing Production Management Project Management Production Engineering Allied Professional Careers • Research • Education • Business • Management • Medicine • Law...
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course ME 105 taught by Professor Stephentennyson during the Spring '10 term at Boise State.

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