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The University of Akron Department of Mechanical Engineering
The University of Akron

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Program Outcomes and Objectives

 Undergraduate Educational Objectives
  1. Practice the mechanical or mechanical-polymer engineering disciplines successfully within community accepted standards.
  2. Acquire teamwork and communications skills to develop a successful career in mechanical or mechanical-polymer engineering.
  3. Fulfill professional and ethical responsibilities in the practice of mechanical or mechanical-polymer engineering, including social, environmental and economical considerations.
  4. Engage in professional service, such as participation in professional society and community service.
  5. Engage in life-long learning activities, such as graduate studies or professional workshops.
  6. Develop a professional career in the prevailing market that meets personal goals, objectives and desires.

 BS in Mechanical Engineering, Program Outcomes
  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering in a logical and discerning manner.
  • Design and perform laboratory experiments for thermal, fluid and mechanical systems; know how to analyze and interpret results.
  • Design thermal, fluid, mechanical and control systems to meet specifications within environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability constraints.
  • Participate effectively in teams involving several disciplines.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve thermal, fluid and mechanical problems by applying first principles, including open-ended problems.
  • Develop practical solutions for mechanical engineering problems under professional and ethical constraints.
  • Communicate effectively with written, oral, and visual means in a technical setting.
  • Understand the impact of engineering in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context. 
  • Be prepared for a lifetime of continuing education.
  • Know about contemporary issues in engineering.
  • Have an ability to use modern modeling and simulation techniques, and computing tools.

 BS in Mechanical Polymer Engineering, Program Outcomes
  • Apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering in a logical and discerning manner.
  • Design and perform laboratory experiments for thermal, fluid, materials and mechanical systems; know how to analyze and interpret results.
  • Design thermal, fluid, mechanical, materials and control systems to meet specifications within environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability and sustainability constraints.
  • Participate effectively in teams involving several disciplines.
  • Identify, formulate, and solve thermal, fluid, materials and mechanical problems by applying first principles, including open-ended problems.
  • Develop practical solutions for mechanical-polymer engineering problems under professional and ethical constraints.
  • Communicate effectively with written, oral, and visual means in a technical setting.
  • Understand the impact of engineering in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.     
  • Be prepared for a lifetime of continuing education.
  • Know about contemporary issues in engineering.
  • Have an ability to use modern modeling and simulation techniques, and computing tools.

 
 

The University of Akron
Mechanical Engineering Department
ASEC, Rm. 101.
Akron, Ohio 44325-3903
Department Office: (330) 972-7672
Department Fax: (330) 972-6027
Office Location: ASEC 101
Email: smeier@uakron.edu
Department Chair: Dr. Celal Batur
 

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