Mechanical engineering represents a very complex field of study, but also one of great fascination because of the subjects it covers. If you are passionate about mechanics and engines and are strong in physics and mathematics, Mechanical Engineering is for you: you can give space to your passion and embark on a course of study that offers great job opportunities.
The course begins with a solid science background, teaching how to use physical-mathematical tools to tackle basic engineering problems. It then addresses the five characteristic topics in mechanics:.
- mechanical design: analyzing and designing simple mechanical systems including functional aspects .
- thermal and environmental systems: thermodynamic cycles, heat transfer, energy recovery, refrigeration technology and environmental conditioning
- energy and fluid dynamic systems: modeling of energy processes, thermodynamic cycles applied to fluid machines and internal combustion engines
- mechanical systems and technology: the production systems, design and technical and economic feasibility for Industry 4.0
- measurements, control and automation: the mechanical and thermal sensors, probability and statistics, dynamic servosystems
By the end you will have acquired a solid cultural background and critical and problem solving skills. You will have operational skills up-to-date and versatile. You will be prepared for the next steps to know how to meet the demands of manufacturing, modern industry, and advanced service industries.
Our graduates, surveyed on their degree of satisfaction, expressed a positive opinion in 90% of cases. The salary of mechanical graduates is higher than the average University salary (source: Almalaurea report).
The mechanical engineering graduate
Who is it?.
The mechanical engineering graduate is capable of performing basic functions inherent in the design, management, and construction of mechanical, energy, and industrial components and systems.
What does he/she do?
The skills acquired are inherent in the following cultural and technological areas:
- mechanical design .
- production, management, organization, construction of mechanical components and systems
- design of energy processes, systems and facilities
- installation, testing, maintenance, and operation of machinery, production lines and departments, mechanical systems and processes
- automation of mechanical and mechatronic systems
Where do you work?
The main career outlets of the mechanical engineering graduate are:
- mechanical and electromechanical industries
- manufacturing enterprises for production
- industries and public and private entities engaged in energy production and conversion
- plant engineering enterprises
- Environmental refrigeration and air conditioning enterprises
- industries for automation, robotics and mechatronics
- engineering companies
The Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering provides debt-free access not only to master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering, but also to master's degrees in:
- Managerial Engineering
- Safety Engineering for Transport, Logistics and Production
- Robotics Engineering
- Energy Engineering
- Electrical Engineering (Automation and Mechatronics curriculum)