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A Bachelor of Science Degree (BSME) in Mechanical Engineering is an accredited four-year program of study, which requires 128 credit hours. Our program prepares students for professional careers in all areas of engineering. It also prepares students for graduate study in mechanical engineering or related fields.
Modern and well-equipped laboratories
Special opportunities to work on projects sponsored by industry
Part of competitions sponsored by national engineering organizations
Opportunity to work on funded research projects with faculty
Integrated or Linked five year BS/MS or BS/PhD program
Introduction to machine design including review of stress and deflection analysis. Statistical considerations in design, strength of mechanical elements with emphasis on theories of failure and fatigue design. Prerequisites: MAE 201, a grade of C or better in MAE 205, a grade of C or better in MAE 220, and MET 120. Pre- or corequisite: MAE 225.
This course prepares students to complete their design projects in MAE 435. Lecture topics include engineering economics; project planning; costing and risk analysis; and product realization techniques. Course involves written and oral presentations for students to improve communication and teamwork skills. This is a writing intensive course. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MAE 332, ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C. Pre- or corequisite: MAE 433.
Conceptual design ideas are expanded into detailed design ideas. Product realization is applied to complete hardware. Course covers Gantt charts, preliminary design, evaluation and trading matrices, detailed design and analysis, oral and technical reporting including cost analysis. Ethics and patent issues are also included. Prerequisites: MAE 433 and MAE 434W.
Students entering the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering program in Mechanical Engineering should meet the minimum university admission requirements (Undergraduate Admission)
Estimated rates for the 2021-22 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Anyone that is not a current Virginia resident will be charged non-resident rates. That includes international students.
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