This course is designed for Electrical and Electronic Engineering students to learn the outline of Mechanical Engineering. Using a textbook published by the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering (JSME), students will acquire the outline of Mechanical Engineering.
Students will be able to understand the basics of Mechanical Engineering.
Corresponding educational goals are:
(1) Specialist skills: Fundamental specialist skills
(4) Applied skills (inquisitive thinking and/or problem-finding skills) Organization and analysis
(7) Skills acquiring a wide range of expertise, and expanding it into more advanced and other specialized areas
Mechanics of Materials, Machine Dynamics, Thermal Engineering, Fluid Engineering, Material Processing, Control and Information, Bioengineering, Computational Mechanics
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Lectures are given in accordance with the textbook. Each lecture is given by the specialist of each academic field.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||What is Mechanical Engineering?||Understand history of machine technology and mechanical engineering, mechnical design, and how to learn mechanical engineering.|
|Class 2||Mechanics of Materials and Machine Dynamics||Learn outline of mechanics of materials and mechine dynamics.|
|Class 3||Material Processing||Learn outline of material processing.|
|Class 4||Examination 1||Confirm the understanding of the contents in the preceding three lectures by examination.|
|Class 5||Thermal and Fluid Engineering||Learn outline of thermal and fluid engineering.|
|Class 6||Energy Conversion Machinery (Part 1)||Learn outline of energy conversion machinery(Internal combusiton engines).|
|Class 7||Energy Conversion Machinery (Part 2)||Learn outline of energy conversion machinery(Fuel cell and battery).|
|Class 8||Examination 2||Confirm the understanding of the contents in the preceding three lectures by examination.|
|Class 9||Control and Information||Learn outline of control theory and information technology.|
|Class 10||Robotics and Micromachines||Learn outline of robotics and micromachines.|
|Class 11||Information Equipments||Learn outline of information equipments.|
|Class 12||Examination 3||Confirm the understanding of the contents in the preceding three lectures by examination.|
|Class 13||Bioengineering and Medical/Welfare Devices||Learn outline of bioengineering and medical/welfare devices.|
|Class 14||Computational Mechanics||Learn outline of computational mechanics.|
|Class 15||Examination 4||Confirm the understanding of the contents in the preceding two lectures by examination.|
JSME Texbook Series, “Introduction to Mechanical Engineering”, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering, ISBN 978-4-88898-216-0
Score will be evaluatied only by four examinations during the course.
It is recommended to acquire Fundamentals of Mechanics 1 and 2.