Mechanical engineering comprises many areas that form the infrastructure of advanced industries - research, planning, development, maintenance and production.
Mechanical engineering includes control systems and automation of industrial processes, robotics, mectronics (computer integrated electro-mechanical systems), energy-producing systems, industrial machines, home appliances, and so forth.
The mechanical engineer must be knowledgeable as well as experienced in diverse fields - mechanical engineering, electrical and electronic engineering, materials engineering, computers, production, product design, and laboratory work - and be capable of integrating basic science with applied engineering.
The study program aims to provide students with the knowledge and tools will enable them to plan and develop integrated systems in diverse industries.
The mechanical engineering study program at Shamoon College of Engineering is unique in that it focuses on two tracks of specialization: mectronics, and planning and product design (both of which require four years of study). Upon successful completion of the program the student is granted a B.Sc in mechanical engineering.
In the first two years the student gains proficiency in basic sciences and engineering. The last two years are devoted to specialization in one of the tracks.
The SCE program is also unique in that it trains mechanical engineer to work in an interdisciplinary environment:
· Students in the mectronics track receive a broad background in mechanical engineering, electronics, electricity, robotics, control - and in their integration. Students become adept at planning, developing, and producing mectroninc systems. They share a common language with mechanical engineers and electrical and electronic engineers and work alongside them on planning teams.
· Students in the product planning and design track receive a broad background in mechanical engineering, industrial design, advanced technologies, human engineering, management and marketing - and in their integration. They became adept at planning, developing, and producing products. They share a common language with mechanical engineers and industrial designers and work alongside them on planning teams.
· Another feature of the program is its form of instruction. Students take part in planning and designing workshops and designing laboratories where they develop projects by integrating theoretical material from various fields. These workshops develop students' ability to think creatively and plan and develop systems and products. Mechanical engineering students gain practical experience by working in development teams in integrated fields.
The program aims to train the next generation of mechanical engineers.
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Upon successful completion of all the academic requirements the student receives a B.Sc.
A special program exists for full- or part-time working students.