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Mechanical engineering (H3)

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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. fl.CugSubject
Dynamics (H310) The study of the forces that change or produce the motion of bodies. May include the study of kinetics. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
Automotive engineering (H330) The study of mechanical self propulsion in vehicles. fl.CugSubject
Road vehicle engineering (H331) The study of mechanical self propulsion in road vehicles. fl.CugSubject
Rail vehicle engineering (H332) The study of mechanical self propulsion in rail vehicles. fl.CugSubject
Ship propulsion engineering (H333) The study of mechanical self propulsion in floating vessels. fl.CugSubject
Acoustics & vibration (H340) The study of oscillation and resonance. fl.CugSubject
Acoustics (H341) The study of sound and sound waves. fl.CugSubject
Vibration (H342) The study of periodic motion about an equilibrium position. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
Electromechanical engineering (H360) The study of electrically-operated mechanical devices. fl.CugSubject
Mechanical engineering not elsewhere classified (H390) Miscellaneous group for related subjects which do not fit into other Mechanical Engineering categories. To be used sparingly. fl.CugSubject