In Mechanical Engineering for Non-Mechanical Engineers, you'll learn ...
- Material properties, testing and heat treatment
- Statics, dynamics and mechanics of materials
- Fluid mechanics and thermodynamics
- Calculations and unit conversions routinely performed by mechanical engineers
This webinar is most relevant for engineers, technicians, and facilities managers who are not intimately familiar with mechanical engineering principles and practices. The webinar is designed to help participants learn these basic principles and concepts in a simple, easy to understand format. It’s also well-suited to mechanical engineers who have concentrated their professional practice in one area and need to brush up on other areas.
With the aid of several case studies and sample problems, students in this interactive webinar will perform straightforward and common calculations associated with mechanical engineering. You will also learn about key concepts, such as statics, kinetics, kinematics, materials and the mechanics of materials, fluid mechanics, hydraulic machines, thermodynamics, and refrigeration cycle. And you will engage in some financial evaluation and decision making associated with typical engineering projects.
Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained
This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:
- The basic system of units (length/distance, velocity, acceleration, mass, etc.)
- Energy unit conversions
- Material properties and testing (tension, compression, stress, strain, ductility)
- Thermal treatment of metals
- Statics (beam analysis, truss analysis)
- Dynamics (kinematics, kinetics)
- Materials and mechanics of materials
- Fluid mechanics and hydraulic machines
- Thermodynamics concepts and applications (e.g., psychrometry, refrigeration cycle)
- Engineering economics and financial analysis of engineering projects
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