Engineering careers have gained popularity in a fast evolving technological world. Mechanical engineers are not only involved in research but in the actual design and development of machines like car engines and other forms of equipment that use mechanics to operate. A mechanical engineering degree covers a broad array of engineering courses making one eligible for employment in many companies. If you are the type of person who tries to invent or solve intricate problems then this is the career for you.
How to become a mechanical engineer
To be able to have an exciting career in this field one needs a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from a recognized institution. The Bachelor’s degree should not be limited to mechanics only but on computer related studies, sales, communication and fine arts. This makes and all rounded person and ups your creativity. Engineering requires analytical skills to help you work independently and/or in a team setting.
Types, description, information
Engineering involves the design, development, manufacture, production and maintenance of mechanical devices and components. The engineers have to ensure that components are functioning safely and optimally. Engineering demands continuous learning in response to the evolving technological demands. Engineers develop an array of mechanical devices like air conditioner systems, household appliances, commercial products and furnaces. Mechanical engineers spend their day carrying out various activities including research, solving of problems, brainstorming on ideas, development and designing, presentations, analysis and preparing and documenting formal reports.
Mechanical engineers can specialize in anyone of the following fields: Sales, Industrial equipment, Aerospace, Nanotechnology, Management, Materials, refrigeration among others.
Courses, Training, Certification
A degree in Mechanical Engineering that takes 4 years from a recognized institution is mandatory leading to a Bachelors of Science or bachelors of engineering degree. The core subjects in Mechanical Engineering include statics and dynamics, Hydraulics, pneumatics, Engineering design, Thermodynamic, energy conversion, HVAC and heat transfer, Materials Engineering among others.
There are various excellent institutions in Pakistan. They help the students to gain theoretical and practical experience in this field, to find a institution please visit Programme Finder on www.eduvision.edu.pk .