Mechanical engineers build, design and test all types of machinery. The mechanical engineering minor from CBU gives students a strong foundation in mechanical engineering, one of the broadest branches of engineering. It is a great minor for engineering students to expand their knowledge and capabilities.

Complete 48 units from the following courses to obtain a minor in mechanical engineering.

Program Enrollment and Degree Data

Lower Division Requirements

 

Study of forces, moments, free-body diagrams, friction, equilibrium, first and second moments of lines, centers of pressure, mass and gravity, and moments of inertia. Prerequisite: EGR 182 or MAT 245. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR241-A
Bai, Jong-Wha
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 221
EGR241-C
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 104
EGR241-A
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 104
EGR241-B
Jung, Helen
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 104
EGR241-D
Kim, Yeesock
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 303
EGR241-A
Bai, Jong-Wha
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 221

Introduction of stress and strain, stress transformations, analysis of stresses, strain, and deflections in axial members, beams, and torsional shafts. Analysis of pressure vessels. Prerequisites: EGR 241 and either EGR 182 or MAT 245. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR242-A
Kim, Yeesock
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 107
EGR242-B
Gordon, Mark T
01/08/2024 - Online
EGR242-C
Gordon, Mark T
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 305
EGR242-D
Kim, Yeesock
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 305
EGR242-A
Gordon, Mark T
05/06/2024 - Online
EGR242-A
Bai, Jong-Wha
09/03/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 119
EGR242-A
Kim, Yeesock
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 107
EGR242-B
Gordon, Mark T
01/13/2025 - Online
EGR242-C
Gordon, Mark T
01/13/2025 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Engineering 305
EGR242-D
Kim, Yeesock
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 305

Basic concepts of analytical geometry, limits and derivatives, differentials and rates, integration, definite and indefinite integrals, differentiation of logarithmic and exponential functions. Prerequisites: MAT 135, 145, EGR 182, or sufficient SAT, ACT or math placement exam scores and appropriate high school mathematics background. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
01/08/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT245-A
Willett, Robert James
05/06/2024 - Online
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA ONLN
MAT245-A
Curry, Brad
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM BUS ONLN
MAT245-B
Curry, Brad
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS ONLN

Continued study and applications of integration: volumes, lengths, surface of revolution; derivatives and integrals involving trigonometric functions, infinite series, expansion of functions, hyperbolic functions, law of the mean, partial fractions, polar coordinates, and conic sections. Prerequisite: MAT 245. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
MAT255-B
DellAcqua, Jessica K.
01/08/2024 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT255-A
STAFF, STAFF
07/01/2024 MTWTh 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall 126
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM TBA ONLN
MAT255-B
Willett, Robert James
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA ONLN
MAT255-B
Sill, Michael R.
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA ONLN
MAT255-A
Willett, Robert James
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

A study of inorganic chemical systems including properties of atoms, molecules and ions, composition of matter, solutions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, gas laws, electronic structure of elements, chemical bonding and molecular geometry. Course content is presented at a level required for Chemistry and related science majors. Lecture: 3 units. Prerequisite: CHE 102 or high school chemistry. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A111
CHE115-A
Tsai, Jones
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-A
Suzuki, Satoru
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 202
CHE115-D
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 124
CHE115-B
Schacht, Patrick C.
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center A111
CHE115-C
Ferko, Thomas E.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-B
Suzuki, Satoru
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Yeager Center A110
CHE115-A
Tsai, Jones
01/13/2025 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Mission Hall 109

A laboratory experience designed to illustrate and reinforce topics covered in General Chemistry I and introduce students to laboratory practices, experiments and equipment that are foundational to the study of Chemistry. Additional lab fee. Pre- or Co- Requisite: CHE 115. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
CHE115L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-E
Lewis, Joshua I.
01/08/2024 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-G
Zhou, Huajun A.
01/08/2024 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-C
Haynes, Stacy E.
01/08/2024 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-F
Zhou, Huajun A.
01/08/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/08/2024 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 7:30 AM - 10:15 AM James Complex 240
CHE115L-I
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-E
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-F
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-J
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 Th 11:00 AM - 1:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-C
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-K
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 Th 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-G
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-H
Ketenbrink, Brittany
09/03/2024 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 240
CHE115L-A
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-B
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-C
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 M 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-D
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-E
Ketenbrink, Brittany
01/13/2025 T 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-F
Zhou, Huajun A.
01/13/2025 W 3:00 PM - 5:45 PM James Complex 235
CHE115L-G
Zhou, Huajun A.
01/13/2025 W 12:00 PM - 2:45 PM James Complex 235

This course covers topics such as units, vectors, motion (in one, two and three dimensions), Newton's laws of motion, work, kinetic and potential energy, momentum, impulse, collisions, conservation laws, dynamics of rotational motion, equilibrium, gravitation, and periodic motion. Six (6) hours per week of inquiry-based instruction. Additional course fee. Prerequisite: MAT 145 or a B or better in EGR 182. Pre- or Co- Requisite: MAT 245. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY201-C
Chediak, Juan A.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
PHY201-D
Choi, Hyung S
01/08/2024 TTh 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B252
PHY201-E
Choi, Hyung S
01/08/2024 TTh 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center B252
PHY201-A
Chediak, Juan A.
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
PHY201-B
Chediak, Juan A.
01/08/2024 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
PHY201-C
Grant, Ted William
09/03/2024 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
PHY201-B
Grant, Ted William
09/03/2024 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
PHY201-A
Grant, Ted William
09/03/2024 Th 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall 109
PHY201-A
Chediak, Juan A.
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
PHY201-B
Chediak, Juan A.
01/13/2025 MW 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
PHY201-C
Chediak, Juan A.
01/13/2025 TTh 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
PHY201-D
Chediak, Juan A.
01/13/2025 TTh 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM BUS 123
PHY201-E
Choi, Hyung S
01/13/2025 TTh 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
PHY201-F
Choi, Hyung S
01/13/2025 TTh 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA

This course covers topics such as fluids, temperature and ideal gas, electric charge and field, Gauss' Law, electric potential, capacitance and dielectrics, current, resistance and electromotive force, direct-current circuits, magnetic field and force, Ampere's and Faraday's laws, electromagnetic induction, inductance, alternating current circuits, and electromagnetic waves. Six (6) hours per week of inquiry-based instruction. Additional course fee. Prerequisites: PHY 201 and MAT 245. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
PHY203-B
Grant, Ted William
01/08/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 124
PHY203-C
Grant, Ted William
01/08/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 124
PHY203-A
Grant, Ted William
01/08/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM BUS 124
PHY203-A
Buchholz, James R
05/06/2024 TWTh 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM James Complex 121
PHY203-A
Chediak, Juan A.
09/03/2024 TTh 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
PHY203-C
Chediak, Juan A.
09/03/2024 TTh 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
PHY203-B
Chediak, Juan A.
09/03/2024 TTh 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Mission Hall 109
PHY203-A
Grant, Ted William
01/13/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus S292
PHY203-B
Grant, Ted William
01/13/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus S292
PHY203-C
Grant, Ted William
01/13/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus S292

Upper Division Requirements

 

Thermodynamic properties, heat and work, first and second laws, processes, ideal and nonideal cycles. Prerequisites: Both CHE 115 and 115L, and PHY 203, 214, or EGR 272. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR341-B
Zhou, Ziliang
09/03/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 204
EGR341-D
Zhou, Ziliang
09/03/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 204
EGR341-A
Zhou, Ziliang
09/03/2024 M 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 204
EGR341-C
Zhou, Ziliang
09/03/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 204

Introductory concepts of fluid motions, fluid statics, control volume forms and basic principles, and applications basic principles of fluid mechanics to problems in viscous and compressible flow. Co-Requisite: MAT 342 or 343. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR342-G
Anklam, Mark R.
01/08/2024 W 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 304
EGR342-D
Zhou, Ziliang
01/08/2024 T 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 202
EGR342-F
Zhou, Ziliang
01/08/2024 M 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 202
EGR342-C
Zhou, Ziliang
01/08/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 202
EGR342-E
Zhou, Ziliang
01/08/2024 W 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 202
EGR342-A
Zhou, Ziliang
01/08/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 202
EGR342-A
Zhou, Ziliang
01/13/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 202

Kinematics and kinetics of particles and rigid bodies including Newton’s Second Law, work energy methods, impulse-momentum, central and oblique impact. Prerequisites: EGR 241, MAT 255 and PHY 201. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR343-A
Gordon, Mark T
05/06/2024 - Online
EGR343-B
Gordon, Mark T
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 130
EGR343-A
Zhou, Ziliang
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 204

Steady and unsteady heat conduction including numerical solutions, forced and natural convection in external and internal flows, thermal radiation properties and exchange between surfaces, introduction to heat exchangers, and boiling and condensation are covered. Prerequisite: EGR 341. Pre- or Co- Requisite: EGR 342. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR441-C
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/08/2024 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 204
EGR441-D
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/08/2024 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 204
EGR441-A
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/08/2024 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 204
EGR441-B
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/08/2024 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 204
EGR441-A
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/13/2025 M 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 204
EGR441-B
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/13/2025 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 204
EGR441-C
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/13/2025 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 204
EGR441-D
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
01/13/2025 T 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 204

Design, analysis and visualization of engineering components and systems using interactive computer programs with emphasis on computer simulation. Prerequisite: EGR 242. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR442-A
Si, Xiuhua April
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 106
EGR442-B
Si, Xiuhua April
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Engineering 119
EGR442-A
Si, Xiuhua April
01/13/2025 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Engineering 106
EGR442-B
Si, Xiuhua April
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Engineering 106

Study and applications of vector analysis, partial differentiation, multiple integration, Jacobians, theorems of Green and Stokes, and divergence theorem. Prerequisite: MAT 255. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
MAT343-A
Sill, Michael R.
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Yeager Center ONLN
MAT343-A
Sill, Michael R.
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Mission Hall ONLN
MAT343-A
Sill, Michael R.
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA ONLN

Upper Division Elective Requirement

 

Complete three (3) upper division units from the following:

Properties of the principal families of materials used in mechanical engineering design with an introduction to the manufacturing processes used to convert these materials into finished products. Application of statistics and probability to material properties and manufacturing. Laboratory experiments in strength of materials, property of materials, and manufacturing processes. Prerequisite: EGR 242. (4 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR344-C
Baumer, Richard E
09/03/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 119
EGR344-A
Baumer, Richard E
09/03/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 119
EGR344-B
Baumer, Richard E
09/03/2024 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 119
EGR344-D
Baumer, Richard E
09/03/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 119

The fundamentals of machine elements in mechanical design. Includes the analysis of components under static and fatigue loadings, and the analysis, properties, and selection of machine elements such as shafts, gears, belts, chains, brakes, clutches, bearings, screw drives and fasteners. Prerequisite: EGR 242. (3 units; Fall)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR346-B
Hekman, Keith A
09/03/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 221
EGR346-A
Hekman, Keith A
09/03/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 305

The theory and analysis of vibrating systems including single and multi-degrees of freedom, free and forced, vibrations, with and without damping. Prerequisites: EGR 343 and 382. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR443-A
Hekman, Keith A
01/08/2024 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 221
EGR443-B
Hekman, Keith A
01/08/2024 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 221
EGR443-A
Hekman, Keith A
01/13/2025 MWF 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Engineering 221
EGR443-B
Hekman, Keith A
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Engineering 221

Measurement of fluid flow, heat transfer, power and other properties of mechanical equipment. Design of experiments, use of data acquisition systems, date reporting and presentation. Prerequisites: EGR 305 and 441; Co-requisite: EGR 443. (3 units; Spring)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR444-C
Baumer, Richard E
01/08/2024 Th 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 230
EGR444-B
Baumer, Richard E
01/08/2024 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 230
EGR444-A
Baumer, Richard E
01/08/2024 T 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 230
EGR444-A
Baumer, Richard E
01/13/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 230
EGR444-B
Baumer, Richard E
01/13/2025 Th 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Engineering 230
EGR444-C
Baumer, Richard E
01/13/2025 F 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Engineering 230

This course covers the topics of classification of heat exchangers, design methods, single-phase convection correlations and two phase-correlations, pressure drop calculations, and fouling of heat exchangers. Study of various types of heat exchangers are also discussed, such as double pipe heat exchangers, shell-and-tube heat exchanger, compact heat exchangers, plate heat exchangers, condensers, and evaporators. Prerequisite: EGR 371 or 441. (3 units; As offered)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
EGR445-A
Abdelmessih, Amanie N.
09/03/2024 T 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Engineering 204