Certificate Program in Engineering Studies

Top Certificate Programs in Engineering Studies

Engineering Studies

The certificate program is typically appropriate for those students who are seeking a very specific set of skills. This may be a young student preparing for other schooling or a professional who wants to make a career change. The program usually takes up to a year from beginning to end.

What is a Certificate in Engineering? The certificate program provides the student with a chance to progress beyond the traditional curriculum. Upon completion, the graduate has developed the specific skills needed to work as an engineer. Certificates provide graduates with access to job positions where the candidates must display very specific competencies. Courses may include project management for engineers or a variety of engineering electives.

After completing the program, graduates are often able to work effectively in a variety of engineering roles. The graduates are prepared to obtain desirable positions in engineering firms or to continue on with their education. The fast pace of the certificate program can save students a lot of time when there is a need for the program to be completed quickly.

The cost of attendance in a certificate program can be very different from one school to another. The tuition and fees can vary widely, especially across international borders. Prospective students should contact the schools of their choice for the specific information they need.

There are many different careers in the engineering industry. Graduates may pursue job positions as machinists or as engineers in a government agency. Some graduates look for jobs as project managers, as technical advisors, as engineers or as business leaders. There are different focus areas available, appropriate for the differing goals held by the students.

 

In order to decide whether or not you’d like to participate in a Certificate in Engineering program, review the information in the program listing. Fill out the lead form to receive further information. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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Certificate III in Bricklaying / Blocklaying

TAFE Western Australia
Campus Full time 4 semesters July 2018 Australia Perth Margaret River Mandurah + 2 more

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction bricklaying trade. [+]

This course will develop the skills and knowledge you need to have a successful career in the building and construction bricklaying trade.  Learn how to lay and bond bricks and similar building blocks and how to construct ornamental panels, feature walls, arches and columns. 

You will also learn how to lay bricks for domestic, commercial and public buildings and how to prepare and maintain brickwork. 

To successfully complete this course, students may be required to undertake work placement in the industry they have chosen.  More information, advice and industry contacts will be provided at orientation and during their course. 

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Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology

Kangan Institute
Campus Part time 3 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business ownership. [+]

Course Code : AUR30612 Department : AUTOMOTIVE GROUP OF DEPARTMENTS Study Area(s) : Automotive Campus : DOCKLANDS Course Length : Part-time day(3 years) This automotive apprenticeship course aims to provide knowledge and skills in the field of light vehicle mechanics. The Certificate III in Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology course opens doors to employment within the automotive industry, specifically for light vehicles and business ownership. How will I be assessed? You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be given this information. Additional comments The course has both pracital and theory based assessments and requires a student with dedication to achieve academic excellence. What will I study? You are required to study a number of core units of competency and a range of elective units which will be negotiated with your employer. To view the core competencies, please click on the Course module list link in the Course overview section. What employment opportunities will I have? This course may lead you to work with an employer in the Automotive Industry, specifically with light vehicles, or eventually running your own business. What skills will I have when I complete this course? You will gain skills in the Automotive Industry, especially in the area of mechanics and light... [-]

Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis

Kangan Institute
Campus Part time 2 years January 2018 Australia Melbourne

The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering Studies 2017/2018. Course Code : AUR40212 Department : AUTOMOTIVE GROUP OF DEPARTMENTS Study Area(s) : Automotive Campus : DOCKLANDS Course Length : Part-time day(2 years) The Certificate IV in Automotive Mechanical Diagnosis course provides advanced training for automotive technicians who want to further develop their diagnostic and technical skills. This automotive diagnostics course enables participants to enter employment in a senior, supervisory, or managerial role within the automotive and repair industry. How will I be assessed? You will be assessed to show that you have achieved the skills and knowledge required by the course. Assessment may include written, oral or practical assessment methods. You will know in advance about the type of assessment and how it will operate. There is the opportunity for reassessment and appeal and you will be provided with this information. What will I study? To successfully complete this course, you will need to undertake a total of 10 units of competence. If you are employed, these can be negotiated with your employer and could include: Carry out diagnosis of complex system faults, Manage environmental compliance in an automotive workplace, Diagnose and repair electronic spark ignition engine management systems, Depower battery electric vehicles, Diagnose complex faults in heavy commercial vehicle braking systems or Diagnose complex faults in motorcycle steering and suspension systems. Can I apply? It is recommended that you have a minimum of Certificate III in an automotive course OR substantial experience within the industry. It is also recommended that you... [-]

Certificate of Proficiency in Pre-Engineering

Irvine Valley College
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 USA Irvine

This program is designed to enhance students' interest in mathematics and sciences by pursuing a career in engineering. The program's core curriculum requires students to take mathematics and physics classes that are the foundation for all engineering projects. The certificate is composed of courses in engineering design, engineering statics and dynamics, material science, network analysis, thermodynamics and programming. [+]

The IVC Engineering Program prepares the aspiring engineering students to meet the first two years of a four-year university engineering degree program. IVC engineering students will be well prepared to transfer to Engineering programs of the UC , CSU , and most local universities. Students may also choose to earn a Certificate of Proficiency in Engineering. At IVC, you will get a lot of personal attention. Smaller class sizes mean more opportunities to ask questions and interact with instructors. The IVC Engineering department has a faculty that comprised of practicing professionals with P.E. certification and experience in the industry, and educators who are well experienced and dedicated to the students learning and success. Pre-Engineering, COP This program is designed to enhance students' interest in mathematics and sciences by pursuing a career in engineering. The program's core curriculum requires students to take mathematics and physics classes that are the foundation for all engineering projects. The certificate is composed of courses in engineering design, engineering statics and dynamics, material science, network analysis, thermodynamics and programming. Complete the following courses: CS 36 C PROGRAMMING or ENGR 20 INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING AND PROBLEM SOLVING WITH MATLAB ENGR 30 STATICS OF RIGID BODIES AND STRUCTURES or ENGR 80 ENGINEERING DYNAMICS ENGR 54 PRINCIPLES OF MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING ENGR 70 INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK ANALYSIS or ENGR 91 INTRODUCTION TO THERMODYNAMICS ENGR 83 COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN TECHNIQUES Total Units Required: 15 [-]

Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) Program

Aviation Institute of Maintenance
Campus Full time 26 months September 2017 USA Irving Casselberry + 1 more

The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program takes the student through the basics of flight and into the latest technological advances for the world of aviation. Career opportunities are opened wide for the graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer program. The course of study takes the student through the hands-on techniques and knowledge in such areas as composite fabrication and repair, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, landing gear, and piston and turbine engines, to include the various aircraft systems. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering Studies 2017/2018. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer (AMTE) program takes the student through the basics of flight and into the latest technological advances for the world of aviation. Career opportunities are opened wide for the graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer program. The course of study takes the student through the hands-on techniques and knowledge in such areas as composite fabrication and repair, sheet metal, hydraulics, pneumatics, instrumentation, landing gear, and piston and turbine engines, to include the various aircraft systems. The student learns the intricacies of the entire aircraft as each system is dissected for deeper understanding. The students will gain the skills to properly and efficiently troubleshoot and repair aircraft systems as they relate to fixed-wing aircraft and rotary aircraft. This program blends aircraft electrical systems into more advanced aircraft electronics (avionics) that will enable the student to implement the "keep it simple" approach to troubleshooting. Students will prepare to take the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) test for their Element One and Element Three License, or the GROL (The General Radiotelephone Operators License), as well as the coveted FAA Airframe and Powerplant License. The Aviation Maintenance Technical Engineer graduate will receive the entry-level skills required to maintain and repair aircraft engine systems, airframes, and avionics systems, enabling the graduate to be successful in the ever-expanding field of aviation. This training prepares the student with the proper knowledge and skill levels required to pass the tests administered by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)... [-]

Certificate in CNC Machining

Goodwin College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA East Hartford

Goodwin College offers CNC Machining programs at certificate and associate degree levels. Both integrate an understanding of the manufacturing processes, knowledge of materials, and a working comprehension of manufacturing mathematics. You’ll also gain competence in technical drawings, specifications, and computer-aided machining. [+]

CNC Operator Training The face of the industry as we know it has changed forever. Learn the skills you need to succeed in today’s manufacturing in CNC Machining. Goodwin College’s CNC Machining programs are designed to put you on track for a rewarding career in this in-demand field. Goodwin College offers CNC Machining programs at certificate and associate degree levels. Both integrate an understanding of the manufacturing processes, knowledge of materials, and a working comprehension of manufacturing mathematics. You’ll also gain competence in technical drawings, specifications, and computer-aided machining. Combined classroom instruction and hands-on operation of our new CNC 3-axis milling and turning machines will provide you with the knowledge and machining experience you’ll need to be successful in the industry. In this CNC operator training program, you will also gain an in-depth understanding of advanced Mastercam skills needed for programming tool location, motion, and feeds and speeds. When you successfully complete this program, you will be prepared to pursue a National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS) credential as a CNC operator. 30 credit Certificate We teach you the basic skills industry employers are seeking: problem solving, safety, quality, production processes, machining maintenance, and teamwork. You also develop technical drawing, specification, and mathematical skills, while you learn about material properties and material processing in manufacturing. Combining classroom instruction and hands-on operation of our new CNC 3-axis milling and turning machines, you gain the knowledge and machining experience that is required to be successful in the field. In this program, you... [-]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level III

Butte College
Campus Full time January 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering Studies 2017/2018. Certificate in Welding Technology Level III Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the... [-]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level II

Butte College
Campus Full time January 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level II Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future, the job market for certified welders... [-]

Certificate in Welding Technology Level I

Butte College
Campus Full time January 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering Studies 2017/2018. Certificate in Welding Technology Level I Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Welding Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 10 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate of Achievement in Welding Technology Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future, the job market for certified welders... [-]

Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians

Butte College
Campus Full time January 2018 USA Chico

The Recording Arts program provides students with fundamental to advanced knowledge and understanding of audio recording techniques and applications. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering Studies 2017/2018. Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians Recording Arts Program Daniel Donnelly, Chair (530) 895-2880 Department Office: ARTS 224 (530) 895-2404 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Recording Arts program provides students with fundamental to advanced knowledge and understanding of audio recording techniques and applications. Students learn audio recording methods and how to operate the equipment used in a professional recording studio. Courses include theory, performance, industry standard recording software and hands-on exposure to production processes including tracking, overdubbing, mixing and mastering by participating in recording sessions. The program prepares students for a host of careers within and beyond the recording studio, including but not limited to Assistant Engineer, Assistant Mix Engineer, Studio Booking Technician, Audio/Visual Technician, Studio Owner, Information Technology Specialist and Customer Service Representative, Video Game Audio Engineer, and TV and Film Audio Engineer. Certificate in Recording Arts for Musicians (17.5 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Analyze the signal flow within a typical recording studio. Plan and employ the use of digital mixing consoles for audio recording. Operate digital multitrack recorders, software recording applications and digital audio workstations. Compare and set up digital signal processing used for audio enhancement. Formulate and implement effective recording session techniques. Required courses for the certificate: Music Theory I Musicianship I Computer Literacy for Musicians Introduction to Recording Techniques Introduction to Recording Software Applications Studio Recording I Guitar I Voice I Piano I [-]

Certificate in PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding

Butte College
Campus Full time January 2018 USA Chico

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. [+]

Certificate in PowerPathway Gas Pipeline Welding Welding Technology Program Don Robinson, Chair (530) 895-2469 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to become certified welders under standards set by the American Welding Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers and American Petroleum Institute. Certification examinations may be taken after completion of the courses. To be successful in this program, students need basic competence in mathematics, must possess good eyesight at least with corrective lenses, sufficient physical stamina to be able to stand and bend for long periods, and not to be bothered by extended exposure to the outdoors. Students who are still enrolled in high school and who are considering a career as an industrial welder are encouraged to take courses in mathematics, industrial education, and welding. Courses in physical sciences and physics would enhance a student's knowledge and broaden one's experiences. Career Opportunities The objective of this program is to teach students to read and follow blueprints and plans, lay out jobs to be done, cut and bend materials, operate an oxy-acetylene torch, shielded metal arc, flux core arc, and do mig and tig welding, and certify in the above processes. For certified welders employment opportunities are virtually unlimited. High-paying jobs are open in both heavy and light industry throughout California as well as the nation and the world. As far as can be seen in the future, the job market for certified welders... [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Mechanized Agriculture

Butte College
Campus Full time January 2018 USA Chico

The Mechanized Agriculture program offers students an option to earn either a one-year Certificate of Achievement or an Associate in Sciences degree. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering Studies 2017/2018. Certificate of Achievement in Mechanized Agriculture Mechanized Agriculture Program Bruce Enyeart, Advisor (530) 895-2418 Department Office: AHPS 251 (530) 895-2551 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Mechanized Agriculture program offers students an option to earn either a one-year Certificate of Achievement or an Associate in Sciences degree. An exciting, hands-on approach introduces students to a wide range of mechanical skills dealing with the operation, maintenance and repair of small to midsize gasoline, diesel and electrically-operated equipment. Problemsolving, emphasizing safe and cooperative work habits, is encouraged. Success in this program will be enhanced by high school work in shop and basic skills classes. Career Opportunities Wherever power equipment is operated, maintained or repaired, there exists a need for well-trained employees. Production agriculture and its equipment suppliers, the rental industry, landscape businesses, recreation and construction industries are just a few of the employment possibilities. To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed at the beginning of the Career and Technical Education Programs section of that catalog. Gainful Employment Information Certificate of Achievement in Mechanized Agriculture: www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0130500CA.html Certificate of Achievement in Mechanized Agriculture (26 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Identify and demonstrate proper use, care, and adjustment of common and precision tools and machines found in a mechanized agriculture shop. Operate wheel and track type tractors safely and properly. Perform operator level maintenance... [-]

Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement

Butte College
Campus Full time January 2018 USA Chico

The Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement will give students a foundation and hands-on experience in leadership theory and civic engagement activities. [+]

Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement Leadership and Civic Engagement Program Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264 Transfer information: www.assist.org Department Office: Student Activities Department (530) 895-2427 Kelly Munson, Advisor (530) 895-2945 About the Program The Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement will give students a foundation and hands-on experience in leadership theory and civic engagement activities. The courses focus on the themes of understanding self, understanding others, working in teams, civic engagement, and social and global responsibility and are applicable to all areas of study and careers. Students will have the opportunity to seek out and perform in leadership positions throughout the program and will participate in a monthly cohort. Certificate in Leadership and Civic Engagement (13 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Describe the history and current trends of leadership and civic engagement theories and models. Identify the steps and demonstrate skills necessary to plan, implement and lead civic engagement projects. Perform in leadership positions on campus or in the community. Articulate a personal awareness of their own strengths, deficits, and areas for growth as a leader. Required courses for the certificate: Exploring Leadership Introduction to Service Learning Life Management Personal and Social Growth and Wellness Public Speaking Small Group Communication Intercultural Communication World Cultures Environmental Ethics Sociology of Inequality Our Sustainable Future [-]

Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology

Butte College
Campus Full time 10 months January 2018 USA Chico

The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. [+]

Best Certificate Programs in Engineering Studies 2017/2018. Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology Fire Technology Program www.butte.edu/departments/careertech/publicsafety/ Mike Maloney, Director (530) 879-4349 Department Office: AHPS 144 (530) 895-2402 Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378 About the Program The Fire Technology program is designed to give students the knowledge to pursue a career in fire science. Students will gain a broad working knowledge of building inspection and the many aspects of municipal and wildland firefighting. Students interested in a fire science career have two options: the 19-week Firefighter I Academy or the two-year AS degree program. Students should be in good physical condition. Academy applicants are required to pass reading and writing tests. A basic understanding of chemistry and competence in mathematics is desirable. Students who are still enrolled in high school and considering a career in fire science are encouraged to take classes in reading, writing, mathematics and chemistry. Career Opportunities The A.S. should be considered a step toward a higher degree or specialized instruction. Students who complete the two-year A.S. degree will be able to seek employment in many different areas including careers in firefighting, building inspection and fire prevention. Gainful Employment Information Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology: www.butte.edu/curriculum/gainful-employment/0136200CA.html Certificate of Achievement in Fire Technology (27 Units) Student Learning Outcomes Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to: Analyze the causes of fire, determine extinguishing agents and methods of extinguishment, differentiate the stages of fire, and compare methods of heat transfer. Identify and comprehend laws,... [-]