Student Outcomes

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The student outcomes ed by the Mechanical Engineering faculty correspond to the ABET (A)-(K) criterion and are delineated below.

A. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.

A1: Apply knowledge of mathematics

A2: Apply knowledge of science and engineering fundamentals

B. An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.

B1: Design an experiment

B2: Conduct an experiment

B3: Analyze data produced from an experiment

B4: Interpret results of an experiment

C. An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability.

C1: Determine design objectives and functional requirements

C2: Determine realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social and other

C3: Design a system, component, or process

D. An ability to function on multidisciplinary teams.

D1: Gather and share Information

D2: Has effective personal communication

D3: Fulfill duties of team roles

D4: Integrates input from all team members and makes decisions in relation to objective criteria

E. An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems.

E1: Identify problem variables and information

E2: Formulate a problem solution

E3: Solve formulated problem

F. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.

F1: Demonstrate knowledge of a professional code of ethics

F2: Identify the ethical dimensions of professional engineering and scientific practice

G. An ability to communicate effectively.

G1: Communicate ideas, information, and concepts effectively in writing

G2: Communicate ideas, information and concepts effectively orally

G3: Can use graphical techniques to communicate ideas, information and concepts effectively

H. The broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context.

H1: Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global context

H2: Understand the impact of engineering solutions in an economic context

H3: Understand the impact of engineering solutions in an environmental context

H4: Understand the impact of engineering solutions in a societal context

I. A recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning.

I1: Demonstrate an awareness of what they need to learn

I2: Identifying, retrieving and organizing information

I3: Demonstrate critical thinking skills

J. A knowledge of contemporary issues.

J1: Understand the major socio-economic and political factors facing the world

J2: Understand the latest technologies in the field and how to use it to solve engineering problems

K. An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

K1: Use modern engineering techniques, skills, and tools such as computer software, simulation packages, and diagnostic equipment.