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Weather Notification

Due to the forecast of heavy snow for the region, the College has canceled all classes and closed all administrative offices as 3:30 p.m. on Monday, January 26. However, any students, faculty, and staff who, because of their particular circumstances, need to leave earlier should do so. As conditions may vary throughout the state, commuters should use their best judgment today in deciding whether or not to travel to campus. 

For Tuesday, January 27, all classes have been canceled. Administrative offices will be closed.

Posted on January 26th, 2015 at 10:23 am

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Student Outcomes

What TCNJ Mechanical Engineering students are expected to know and be able to do at graduation. What knowledge, abilities, tools and skills the program gives the graduates to enable them to accomplish the educational objectives

The Student Outcomes listed below are expected of all graduates of the Mechanical Engineering Program. ME graduates will have:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science and engineering;
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data;
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability;
  • an ability to function in multidisciplinary teams;
  • an ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems;
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility;
  • an ability to communicate effectively;
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, and societal context;
  • a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning;
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues;
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice;
  • an ability to apply advanced mathematics through multivariate calculus and differential equations;
  • familiarity with statistics, linear algebra, and numerical methods;
  • a knowledge of chemistry and calculus-based physics with depth in at least one of them;
  • an ability to work professionally on both thermal and mechanical systems areas including the design and realization of such systems.
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