Mechanical Engineering Franklin W. Olin College Of Engineering
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In Design Nature, every Olin student gets mechanical engineering experience by designing a toy that hops or swims (mechanical design), building a working prototype of that toy (fabrication), and modeling and predicting the behavior of a system like a monkey swinging from a tree to tree or an exploding fireworks shell (mechanical and thermal analysis).
The ME major provides more advanced opportunities for students to design, build, and analyze mechanical and thermal systems. Students apply theories of energy, heat, and fluid flow to systems ranging from micro-fluidic devices to jet engines and develop tools to design and analyze the mechanical strength of structures and mechanisms' motion.