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Mechanical Engineering: Getting Started

Mechanical Engineering


The Department of Mechanical Engineering is located on the 2nd floor of the Mott Engineering and Science Center.

Phone: 810-762-7833 | Email:

The Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (ME) prepares students for a broad range of careers associated with the design and implementation of mechanical systems involving the conversion, transmission, and utilization of energy.  Mechanical engineering courses that provide breadth in the discipline include design, dynamics, engineering materials, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, vibrations, systems analysis, and associated laboratories. Large and well-equipped laboratories in experimental mechanics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, engines, vibrations, hydraulics, instrumentation, and automotive emissions support the mechanical engineering program.

Learning Objectives & Outcomes

The Objectives of a Kettering Degree Include:


  • A reputation for working effectively and ethically in diverse professional environments.

  • Leadership in their profession while actively pursuing lifelong learning and contributing to progress within their field.

  • The ability to practice responsible decision making and apply best practices to their professional endeavors.

With a Degree from Kettering in Mechanical Engineering you will have the Ability to:

  • apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering.
  • design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data.undefined
  • design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs.
  • function on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems.
  • understand professional and ethical responsibility.
  • communicate effectively.
  • have the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context.
  • have a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in, lifelong learning.
  • have knowledge of contemporary issues.
  • use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.

Per the Kettering University Website 

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