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Mechanical Engineering

Beginning with a review of math and basic sciences, the Mechanical Engineering curriculum gives mechanical engineers as well as Plant Engineers, Production Designers, and Machine/Tool Designers comprehensive training in manufacturing, mechanical design, instrumentation, and process control systems.

All trainees must be a high school graduate or possess a GED Equivalency Certificate. Combined with on-the-job training opportunities, Mechanical Engineering makes sure employees have the skills and expertise they need. They learn to:

  • Describe the principles of basic science, chemistry, and engineering mechanics.
  • Explain the composition of materials and metals and how they are effected by common scientific and engineering applications used in manufacturing.
  • Understand the principles of fluid power and hydraulics, the common types of components, how they operate and how these systems can be troubleshot and maintained.
  • Incorporate the principles and components that comprise a mechanical power transmission system, how they operate, and how they can be maintained in everyday work experiences.
  • Describe the principles of automatic process control systems and how the various control instruments function.
  • Learnhow mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components used in control systems measure parameters and convert these measurements into useful data or appropriate control system responses.

You can work with your Training Consultant to devise an individualized program or follow the complete Sanitary Engineering course list below.

Mechanical Engineering Course List

Mathematics and Technical Foundation Skills

Estimated Curriculum Duration: 1,530 hours (excluding videos).

Number of Exams: 177.

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