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Mechanical engineering (H3)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Mechanical engineering (H300) The study of the principles of engineering as they apply to the design, development manufacture and operation of machinery. Mechanical Engineering
Dynamics (H310) The study of the forces that change or produce the motion of bodies. May include the study of kinetics. Mechanical Engineering
Thermodynamics (H311) The study of the interrelationship and interconversion of different forms of energy. Includes the study of the effects of pressure, temperature etc. May also be called Heat Exchange Technology. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Mechanical Engineering
Mechanisms & machines (H320) The study of the assembly and structure of moving parts arranged to transmit or modify force in order to perform some function. Mechanical Engineering
Turbine technology (H321) The study of the conversion of the kinetic energy of a moving fluid via a rotating blade into mechanical energy. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Mechanical Engineering
Automotive engineering (H330) The study of mechanical self propulsion in vehicles. Mechanical Engineering
Road vehicle engineering (H331) The study of mechanical self propulsion in road vehicles. Mechanical Engineering
Rail vehicle engineering (H332) The study of mechanical self propulsion in rail vehicles. Mechanical Engineering
Ship propulsion engineering (H333) The study of mechanical self propulsion in floating vessels. Mechanical Engineering
Acoustics & vibration (H340) The study of oscillation and resonance. Mechanical Engineering
Acoustics (H341) The study of sound and sound waves. Mechanical Engineering
Vibration (H342) The study of periodic motion about an equilibrium position. Mechanical Engineering
Offshore engineering (H350) The study and principles of engineering as they apply to the construction of structures sited in the sea and their interaction with wind and waves. Involves the study and application of specialist mathematics. Mechanical Engineering
Electromechanical engineering (H360) The study of electrically-operated mechanical devices. Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical engineering not elsewhere classified (H390) Miscellaneous group for related subjects which do not fit into other Mechanical Engineering categories. To be used sparingly. Mechanical Engineering