2013-2014 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Catalog]
Mechanical Engineering Technology (B.S.)
Department of Manufacturing and Construction Engineering Technology and Interior Design
College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science
Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science Building 221 ~ 260-481-4127 ~ mcet.ipfw.edu
The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:
- An appropriate mastery of the knowledge, techniques, skills and modern tools of the appropriate ET program.
- An ability to apply current knowledge and adapt to emerging applications of mathematics, science, engineering and technology.
- An ability to conduct, analyze and interpret experiments and apply experimental results to improve processes.
- An ability to apply creativity in the design of mechanical systems, mechanical components or manufacturing processes.
- An ability to function effectively on teams.
- An ability to identify, analyze and solve technical problems in mechanical engineering and engineering technology.
- An ability to communicate effectively.
- A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in lifelong learning.
- An ability to understand professional, ethical and social responsibilities.
- A knowledge of and respect for diversity, contemporary societal and global issues.
- A commitment to quality, timeliness, and continuous improvement.
This program prepares graduates with knowledge, problem-solving ability, and hands-on skills to enter careers in analysis, applied design, development, implementation, manufacturing, testing, technical sales, evaluation, or oversight of mechanical systems and processes.
To earn the B.S. with a major in mechanical engineering technology, you must fulfill the requirements of IPFW (see Part 8 ); the College of Engineering, Technology, and Computer Science (see Part 4 ); and the A.S., and complete the following courses, earning a grade of C or better in those courses that serve as prerequisites:
- Technical expertise in engineering materials, statics, dynamics, strength of materials, fluid mechanics, fluid power, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and electronic control.
- Technical expertise in manufacturing processes, mechanical design, and computer-aided engineering graphics, engineering materials, automatic controls, industrial operations with added technical depth in manufacturing processes, computer-aided engineering graphics, mechanical design and engineering materials.
- Expertise in applied physics having an emphasis in applied mechanics plus fundamentals of electricity in physics and inorganic chemistry.