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Whether this is your first year or final year of studies at the Schulich School of Engineering, we want to help make your experience a success. This page includes information about the mechanical engineering program and links to important information such as course outlines, requirements and schedules.

Mechanical engineers use math, physics and material science principles to design products, processes and systems. As a mechanical engineer, you could use your imagination and creativity to design and build anything from a robot that explores the surface of Mars to a biomedical device like an artificial joint.

The revolution in computation technology is changing the face of mechanical engineering. With advancements in computer modelling and rapid prototyping (3D printing), ideas can go from concept to prototype faster than ever before.

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What degree programs, minors and specializations are offered?

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Minors

Minor in Manufacturing Engineering 
This program involves the study of product design and manufacturing facility design, taking into account environmental concerns. It also integrates scheduling, inventory control, development of automated processes (robotics) and implementation of information systems. Students gain a clear understanding of wider business issues such as the management of finance, people, organizations and information.

Minor in Mechatronics Engineering
This program involves the study of dynamic systems and controlled motions systems. Students learn the skills required to work in a modern laboratory for hands-on design of mechatronics systems.

Download for more information.

Minor in Petroleum Engineering
This program builds on mechanical engineering fundamentals and adds specialized study in reservoir engineering, turbo machinery and gas dynamics, production engineering, materials science, and offshore and geological aspects of petroleum engineering.

Download for more information.

Minor in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (MEED)
This joint program with the Haskayne School of Business helps students build entrepreneurial skills. They learn the principles and practices of developing new ventures and managing small and medium-sized companies.

View the program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Minor in Management and Society
This program teaches students about the role of management in our institutions and society. Engineering students learn how to practice managerial skills in a business environment.

Interdisciplinary specializations

Biomedical Engineering Specialization (BMES)
This unique, faculty-wide program integrates the study of complex living systems with engineering principles. Students learn how to apply these traditional principles and analysis to human health and medicine.

Visit the Biomedical Engineering website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Energy and Environment Specialization (ENEE)
This program is the first of its kind in Canada. Students learn about the direct and indirect impact energy-related activities have on the environment and how to understand, avoid, reduce and solve potential problems.

Visit the Energy and Environment website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

What is the program of study like?

After you complete all eight courses in the first-year common core, you choose a specific program of study.

In the mechanical engineering program, you will learn about:

  • thermodynamics
  • fluid mechanics
  • solid mechanics
  • materials science
  • design/manufacturing

In your final year, you can also choose a mechatronics minor, which is a combination of mechanical engineering, computer and control systems technology, or a petroleum engineering minor, which deals with fuel science, drilling and offshore applications of mechanical engineering.

Course outlines

Winter 2014 Course Outlines Details
ENME 339 Engineering Graphics and CAD Download
ENME 341 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics Download
ENMF 417 Manufacturing and Production Processes Download
ENME 421 Materials I Download
ENME 461 Foundations of Mechatronics Download
ENME 471 Heat Transfer Download
ENME 473 Fundamentals of Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines Download
ENME 479 Mechanics of Materials I Download
ENME 493 Machine Component Design Download
ENME 495 Fluid Mechanics Download
ENME 505 Robotics Download
ENMF 514 Integrated Manufacturing Systems Download
ENMF 533 Computer-Based Control for Industrial Automation Download
ENME 538 Mechanical Engineering Design Methodology and Application Download
ENPE 563 Materials Aspects of Oil & Gas Production Download
ENME 585 Control Systems Download
ENME 595 Gas Dynamics Download
ENME 599 Vibrations and Machine Dynamics Download
Fall 2013 Course Outlines Details
ENME 337 Computing Tools for Engineering Design Download
ENME 421 Materials I Download
ENME 461 Foundations of Mechatronics Download
ENME 471 Heat Transfer Download
ENME 473 Fundamentals of Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines Download
ENME 479 Mechanics of Materials I Download
ENME 485 Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics
ENME 493 Machine Component Design Download
ENME 495 Fluid Mechanics Download

ENME 519 Corrosion in Engineering Applications
ENME 619 Corrosion Engineering and Corrosion Control

Download
ENME 538 Mechanical Engineering Design Methodology and Application
ENME 547 Finite Element Method Download
ENME 560 Mechatronics Design Laboratory Download
ENME 585 Control Systems Download
ENME 597 Turbomachinery Download
ENME 599 Vibrations and Machine Dynamics Download
ENMF 417 Manufacturing and Production Processes
ENMF 503 Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing Download
ENMF 527 Project Engineering Download
ENPE 561 Fuel Science and Technology Download

View course information in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Course requirements

Technical electives and curriculum sheet

Details
2014 - 2015 Download

Course Block registration information

For more information

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Telephone: (403) 220-5771

Student Enquiries

Engineering Student Centre

SB 149
Phone: 403-220-5732 
Email:  engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Visit the Department of Mechanical Engineering page.

For more information about joint degree programs

For students in the Faculty of Arts

Arts Program Information Centre

102 Social Sciences Building
Phone: 403-220-3580
Email: artsads@ucalgary.ca
Web: arts.ucalgary.ca/advising

For students in the Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Science Centre

445 Energy Environment Experiential Learning Building
Phone: 403-220-8600
Email: usc@ucalgary.ca
Web: ucalgary.ca/science/undergraduate/usc

Additional resources

View course listings in the University of Calgary Calendar.
Visit the University of Calgary Admissions website.
Visit the University of Calgary Fees Office website.

Learn more about what it's like to be an engineer, by visiting DiscoverE online.

What degree programs, minors and specializations are offered?

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Minors

Minor in Manufacturing Engineering 
This program involves the study of product design and manufacturing facility design, taking into account environmental concerns. It also integrates scheduling, inventory control, development of automated processes (robotics) and implementation of information systems. Students gain a clear understanding of wider business issues such as the management of finance, people, organizations and information.

Minor in Mechatronics Engineering
This program involves the study of dynamic systems and controlled motions systems. Students learn the skills required to work in a modern laboratory for hands-on design of mechatronics systems.

Download for more information.

Minor in Petroleum Engineering
This program builds on mechanical engineering fundamentals and adds specialized study in reservoir engineering, turbo machinery and gas dynamics, production engineering, materials science, and offshore and geological aspects of petroleum engineering.

Download for more information.

Minor in Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (MEED)
This joint program with the Haskayne School of Business helps students build entrepreneurial skills. They learn the principles and practices of developing new ventures and managing small and medium-sized companies.

View the program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Minor in Management and Society
This program teaches students about the role of management in our institutions and society. Engineering students learn how to practice managerial skills in a business environment.

Interdisciplinary specializations

Biomedical Engineering Specialization (BMES)
This unique, faculty-wide program integrates the study of complex living systems with engineering principles. Students learn how to apply these traditional principles and analysis to human health and medicine.

Visit the Biomedical Engineering website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Energy and Environment Specialization (ENEE)
This program is the first of its kind in Canada. Students learn about the direct and indirect impact energy-related activities have on the environment and how to understand, avoid, reduce and solve potential problems.

Visit the Energy and Environment website. 
View program details in the University of Calgary Calendar.

What is the program of study like?

After you complete all eight courses in the first-year common core, you choose a specific program of study.

In the mechanical engineering program, you will learn about:

  • thermodynamics
  • fluid mechanics
  • solid mechanics
  • materials science
  • design/manufacturing

In your final year, you can also choose a mechatronics minor, which is a combination of mechanical engineering, computer and control systems technology, or a petroleum engineering minor, which deals with fuel science, drilling and offshore applications of mechanical engineering.

Course outlines
Winter 2014 Course Outlines Details
ENME 339 Engineering Graphics and CAD Download
ENME 341 Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics Download
ENMF 417 Manufacturing and Production Processes Download
ENME 421 Materials I Download
ENME 461 Foundations of Mechatronics Download
ENME 471 Heat Transfer Download
ENME 473 Fundamentals of Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines Download
ENME 479 Mechanics of Materials I Download
ENME 493 Machine Component Design Download
ENME 495 Fluid Mechanics Download
ENME 505 Robotics Download
ENMF 514 Integrated Manufacturing Systems Download
ENMF 533 Computer-Based Control for Industrial Automation Download
ENME 538 Mechanical Engineering Design Methodology and Application Download
ENPE 563 Materials Aspects of Oil & Gas Production Download
ENME 585 Control Systems Download
ENME 595 Gas Dynamics Download
ENME 599 Vibrations and Machine Dynamics Download
Fall 2013 Course Outlines Details
ENME 337 Computing Tools for Engineering Design Download
ENME 421 Materials I Download
ENME 461 Foundations of Mechatronics Download
ENME 471 Heat Transfer Download
ENME 473 Fundamentals of Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines Download
ENME 479 Mechanics of Materials I Download
ENME 485 Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics
ENME 493 Machine Component Design Download
ENME 495 Fluid Mechanics Download

ENME 519 Corrosion in Engineering Applications
ENME 619 Corrosion Engineering and Corrosion Control

Download
ENME 538 Mechanical Engineering Design Methodology and Application
ENME 547 Finite Element Method Download
ENME 560 Mechatronics Design Laboratory Download
ENME 585 Control Systems Download
ENME 597 Turbomachinery Download
ENME 599 Vibrations and Machine Dynamics Download
ENMF 417 Manufacturing and Production Processes
ENMF 503 Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing Download
ENMF 527 Project Engineering Download
ENPE 561 Fuel Science and Technology Download

View course information in the University of Calgary Calendar.

Course requirements

Technical electives and curriculum sheet

Details
2014 - 2015 Download
Course Block registration information
For more information

Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Telephone: (403) 220-5771

Student Enquiries

Engineering Student Centre

SB 149
Phone: 403-220-5732 
Email:  engginfo@ucalgary.ca

Visit the Department of Mechanical Engineering page.

For more information about joint degree programs

For students in the Faculty of Arts

Arts Program Information Centre

102 Social Sciences Building
Phone: 403-220-3580
Email: artsads@ucalgary.ca
Web: arts.ucalgary.ca/advising

For students in the Faculty of Science

Undergraduate Science Centre

445 Energy Environment Experiential Learning Building
Phone: 403-220-8600
Email: usc@ucalgary.ca
Web: ucalgary.ca/science/undergraduate/usc

Additional resources

View course listings in the University of Calgary Calendar.
Visit the University of Calgary Admissions website.
Visit the University of Calgary Fees Office website.

Learn more about what it's like to be an engineer, by visiting DiscoverE online.