Mechanical Engineering Concentrations

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONCENTRATION IN AUTOMOTIVE

Students registered in the Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering program now have the option of choosing this concentration. Students who complete the following courses at WMU with a grade of 'C' or better will qualify for the Concentration in Automotive to be recorded in their transcript:

ME 3650 – Machine Design 1 and any combination of 4 courses from the following list of electives:
ME 3670 –Internal Combustion Engines I
ME 4650 –Vehicle Dynamics
ME 4680 – Engine Design
ME 4700 – Vehicle Structural Design
ME 4710 – Motion and Control
ME 5730 – Materials Selection in Design
ME 5750 – Tribology
Since elective courses are not offered every semester, interested students must meet a mechanical engineering advisor to plan a path to this concentration before choosing any of their ME electives.

 

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONCENTRATION IN SOLID MECHANICS AND STRUCTURES

Students registered in the Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering program now have the option of choosing this concentration. Students who complete the following courses at WMU with a grade of 'C' or better will qualify for the Concentration in Solid Mechanics and Structures to be recorded in their transcript:

ME 3650 – Machine Design 1 and any combination of 4 courses from the following list of electives:
AE 4630 – Aerospace Structural Design
ME 4530 – Machine Design 2
ME 4570 – Experimental Solid Mechanics
ME 4700 – Vehicle Structural Design
ME 5500 – Modern Engineered Materials
ME 5610 – Finite Element Method
ME 5690 – Principles of Fatigue and Fracture
ME 5730 – Materials Selection in Design
Since elective courses are not offered every semester, interested students must meet a mechanical engineering advisor to plan a path to this concentration before choosing any of their ME electives.