Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
(UIC Undergradutate Catalog)
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Program Educational Objectives
1. To prepare students with the appropriate breadth and depth of technical knowledge necessary to work effectively as a Mechanical Engineer in an industrial environment.
2. To prepare students to become professionals, who practice their trade ethically and with a strong sense of responsibility to the community.
3. To prepare students for independent life-long learning, and (as applicable) success in graduate studies.
4. To prepare students to be good technical communicators.
5. To give students design experiences as individuals and within teams.
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Program Educational Outcomes
Outcomes are things that can be assessed by a given course.
A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering
Furthermore, the ABET EC 2005-2006 program criteria for mechanical engineering programs states that the program must demonstrate that graduates have:
B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret results
C. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet the desired needs
D. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams
E. An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
F. An understanding of professional ethical responsibility
G. An ability to communicate effectively
H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
I. A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning
J. A knowledge of contemporary issues
K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary engineering practice
a. Knowledge of chemistry and calculus-based physics with depth in at least one
b. The ability to apply advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations
c. Familiarity with statistics and linear algebra
d. The ability to work professionally in both thermal and mechanical systems areas including the design and realization of such systems
Mechanical Engineering Course Syllabus, Objectives and Outcomes
ME 205 - INTRODUCTION TO THERMODYNAMICS
ME 210 - ENGINEERING DYNAMICS
ME 211 - FLUID MECHANICS I
ME 250 - ENGINEERING GRAPHICS AND DESIGN
ME 308 - INTRODUCTION TO VIBRATION
ME 312 - DYNAMIC SYSTEMS AND CONTROL
ME 320 - MECHANISMS AND DYNAMICS OF MACHINERY
ME 321 - HEAT TRANSFER
ME 325 - INTERMEDIATE THERMODYNAMICS
ME 341 - EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
ME 380 - MANUFACTURING PROCESS PRINCIPLES
ME 396 - SENIOR DESIGN
ME 428 - NUMERICAL METHODS IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
ME 447 - INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN