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What is Mechanical Engineering?

Mechanical engineering is the knowledge of the design and manufacture of mechanical systems and thermal devices and processes. Some examples of products and processes developed by mechanical engineers include engines and control systems for automobiles and aircraft, electric power generation plants, lifesaving mechanical devices, and a wide variety of consumer products.

Experience and Learn

You can study power production, noise control, mechatronics,environmental clean-up, machine designing and manufacturing and materials regulation and then take those lessons to industry with a co-op experience.

Ask and Answer

Students receive personal attention from top-notch department faculty members. You’ll learn from an assortment of teaching techniques and practices, including classroom discussions, lab experiments and national competitions with design teams such as Autonomous Robots and Baja SAE.

Graduate and Succeed

TTU mechanical engineering graduates frequently find employment in the aerospace and automotive industries, government agencies, laboratories, manufacturing facilities and consulting firms.