Topic:Mechanical engineering

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Department of Mechanical engineering

Mechanical engineering is a very broad field that involves the application of physical principles for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. It is made up of a number of subdisciplines concerned with the mechanics, kinematics (movement), and energy of physical objects. Practitioners of mechanical engineering, known as mechanical engineers, use principles such as heat, force, and the conservation of mass and energy in contributing to the design of vehicles and aircraft, heating & cooling systems, buildings and bridges, industrial equipment and machinery, and much more.


Subdivisions of Mechanical engineering

Like divisions, subdivisions of Mechanical Engineering are pages in the (Topic namespace) and their names start with the "Topic:" prefix. Some subdivisions of Mechanical Engineering such as Applied Mechanics can be shared by multiple departments both in Engineering and by multiple schools. Schools that use (link to) the same department should cooperate to develop the department. If you want to add another subdivision to Mechanical Engineering, you can use the Template:Subdivision boilerplate template to start a subdivision.lists are given in the topic. So you can learn more over from the bottom to top


Subject areas of Mechanical engineering

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"In the workplace, employees are not in competition with each other but have to work together to get the product out the door. Those mechanical students who understand this from the get-go will go a lot further." -Charlotte Thomas (from From Mechatronics to Medicine, Mechanical Engineers Push Employers' Hot Buttons", Graduating Engineer, 2007)

"An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes, which can be made, in a very narrow field." —Niels Bohr


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