MECHANICAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
Program Objectives

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A graduate of this program should be able to:

  • Produce detail, sub-assembly, and full-assembly engineering drawings utilizing manual and computer-aided drafting techniques.
  • Recognize and apply the ASME Y14.5 guidelines in the creation of engineeringbdrawings.
  • Utilize ASME Y14.5 geometric dimensioning and tolerancing guidelines for establishing and maintaining the functional fit of mating parts.
  • Apply industrial practices in the design and fabrication of sheet-metal components, welded assemblies, and piping systems.
  • Analyze and design mechanical parts and systems for static and dynamic loading conditions.
  • Apply engineering principles for determining the effects of stationary and moving fluids and the control and transformation of energy.
  • Understand how to design manufacturing tooling for locating, clamping, forming, piercing, blanking, and/or shaping a given part.
  • Employ structured programming techniques and utilize computer software tools to design and analyze mechanical parts or systems.
  • Select and apply engineering materials for use in the design and manufacture of mechanical components.
  • Analyze and design machine elements such as gears, shafts, bearings, clutches, brakes, flywheels, and related assemblies.
  • Apply these acquired problem solving skills to analyze, design, and construct engineering prototypes.