The following courses are offered at the second level of study:

Mech Eng 2A03

Design Communication

Formal mechanical engineering drawings, views, dimensioning and tolerancing, technical illustrations and symbols and written or oral technical communication.

Three lectures, plus one tutorial or lecture (one hour) devoted to applications at the discretion of the instructor; first term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II of any Mechanical Engineering program or Honours Art Program

Mech Eng 2B03

Mechanical Engineering Measurements

Static and dynamic characteristics of instruments, statistical analysis of measurement errors, variable conversion elements and signal amplification. Metrology, measurement of strain and force, pressure, flow, temperature and power.

Two lectures, one lab (three hours every other week); second term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II of any Mechanical Engineering program Antirequisite(s): MECHENG 2B02, MECHENG 2BA3

Mech Eng 2BA3

Mechanical Engineering Measurements (For Mechatronics Students Only)

Static and dynamic characteristics of instruments, statistical analysis of measurement errors, variable conversion elements and signal amplification. Metrology, measurement of strain and force, pressure, flow, temperature and power.

Two lectures, one lab (three hours every other week); second term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II of any Mechatronics Engineering program Antirequisite(s): MECHENG 2B02, 2B03

Mech Eng 2C04

Mechanical Engineering Design I

Design/Build/Test projects involving synthesis, modelling, and analysis.

Two lectures, one lab (two hours); second term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II of any Mechanical Engineering program Antirequisite(s): MECHENG 2C03

Mech Eng 2D03

Mechanical Engineering Design Elements

Design synthesis, fundamental principles of standard design elements, mechanical and fluid power elements, component specification and optimization.

Three lectures, one tutorial; first term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II of any Mechanical Engineering program

Mech Eng 2P04

Statics and Mechanics of Materials

Principles of statics as applied to deformable solid bodies. Stress and strain, elastic behaviour of simple members under axial force, bending and torsion. Principal stresses; statical indeterminacy.

Three lectures, plus one unit comprising tutorials or lectures devoted to applications at the discretion of the instructor; first term
Prerequisite(s): PHYSICS 1D03 and registration in Level II of any Mechanical Engineering program Antirequisite(s): ENGINEER 2P04

Mech Eng 2Q04

Engineering Mechanics: Kinetics and Dynamics (For Mechanical Engineering Students Only)

Kinematics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies. Analysis of planar mechanisms. Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis methods. Motion with respect to a rotating frame reference. Work, energy and momentum principles.

Three lectures, plus one unit comprising tutorials or lectures devoted to applications at the discretion of the instructor; first term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II of any Mechanical Engineering program Antirequisite(s): CIVENG 2Q03, 2Q04, ENGINEER 2Q04, MECHENG 2QA4, 2QR4

Mech Eng 2QA4

Engineering Mechanics: Kinetics and Dynamics (For Mechatronics Students Only)

Kinematics and dynamics of particles and rigid bodies. Analysis of planar mechanisms. Displacement, velocity and acceleration analysis methods. Motion with respect to a rotating frame reference. Work, energy and momentum principles.

Three lectures, plus one unit comprising tutorials or lectures devoted to applications at the discretion of the instructor; first term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II of any Mechatronics Engineering program Antirequisite(s): CIVENG 2Q03, 2Q04, ENGINEER 2Q04, MECHENG 2Q04, 2QR4

Mech Eng 2W04

Thermodynamics

Introduction to the principles of thermodynamics, and applications in engineering. Basic concepts: energy systems, properties of pure substances, entropy. Laws of thermodynamics, power and refrigeration cycles.

Three lectures, one tutorial; second term
Prerequisite: Registration in Level II of any Mechanical Engineering program
Antirequisite: ENGINEER 2H03, 2W04

Mech Eng 3A03

Engineering Mechanics

Singularity functions, generalized Hooke’s law; shear stress, shear flow in beams; shear centre. Biaxial and unsymmetrical bending, analysis of indeterminate beams and frames using energy methods, impact loads. Buckling of compression members. Introduction to yield criteria.

Three lectures, one tutorial; second term
Prerequisite(s): ENGINEER 2P04 or MECHENG 2P04 and registration in any Mechanical Engineering program

Mech Eng 3C03

Manufacturing Engineering

A general introduction, encompassing the wide field of activities from iron and steel making through casting, rolling, forging, to cold forming, metal cutting, welding, bonding, electrical machining, surface treatment, mechanical handling, assembly, cleaning, packaging.

Three lectures; first term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in any Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering program, or, registration in Level III or IV of the Manufacturing Engineering Technology program Cross-list(s): MANTECH 3MF3

This course is administered by the Department of Mechanical Engineering