Mechanical Engineering

Also known as Mechanical Systems Engineering, Automotive Engineering

DISCIPLINE FOCUS: Mechanical Engineering is a discipline of engineering that applies the principles of engineering, physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems. Mechanical Engineering is one of the broadest disciplines of engineering. Mechanical systems are found everywhere from automobiles to airplanes to roller-coasters. They can develop and manufacture anything from micro-scale sensors and controllers to large machines such as air crafts.
IMPROVING THE WORLD THROUGH MECHANICAL ENGINEERING: Since their field is so broad, mechanical engineers are involved in innovation across almost all disciplines.
POSSIBLE JOBS: Mechanical Engineering is essential everywhere. Some examples of industries they can work in are the automotive industry, aerospace industry, energy industry, manufacturing, food and plastic industry, transportation, and computers and electronics industry.