Learn Real-World Engineering Skills With This Mechanical Engineering Master Class
Want to learn how the real world is engineered? These courses will show you what you need to know.
There’s never been a better time to be a mechanical engineer. From self-assembling solar panels to earthquake-proof buildings, the field is seeing enormous advances in design and materials that make for better, safer, and just cooler things. If you want to know how the stuff around you is built, and how to create it, the Complete Mechanical Engineer & Design Certification Bundle has 17 hours of training to get you started, and it’s just $29.99, 96% off. Here’s what you’ll learn.
Mechanical Design & Product Development Process
If you’ve ever had an idea for a product, and wondered how to refine that ore into an actual product, start with this four-hour course. Mechanical design and product development is how a concept is turned into a workable product that can be tested, played with, and sold. Broken into 86 lectures, it lays out the process every step of the way, perfect for both new engineers and those wanting to branch out.
Basic Concepts of Mechanics of Materials for Machine Design
How can engineers put together machines that can take the stress of burning oil to drive an engine or dive underwater so deep that the slightest flaw would crush it like an empty soda can? The answer is the mechanics of materials. This four-hour course discusses how to measure the stress on materials, how to compensate for those stresses, and the mathematics behind how different materials bend and twist under different pressures.
Basics of Material Selection for Mechanical Design Engineers
Say something that you own is made of steel. Is it carbon steel or stainless steel? And why did the designers use that particular type, instead of another, or even something else entirely? Understanding the properties of materials is crucial to good design, and this course breaks it down to a granular level in 63 lessons across three hours. You’ll learn what properties to look out for, what common types of materials are generally used, and how to choose the right materials. With new materials being pioneered, and new uses for old materials being uncovered every day, it can make the difference between an idea and a workable product.
Manufacturing Process Selection & Design for Manufacturing
While everything you use started out as a unique prototype to be tested, abused, and refined, eventually the finished product not only had to be designed, but how it was going to be built at scale was determined. This is where design for manufacturing comes in: the science of building a product so that the parts used to assemble it can be made and assembled as quickly, cheaply, and safely as possible. In the three hours of this course, you’ll get an overview of how a product transitions from that aforementioned prototype into the product you bought off the shelf. You’ll also learn how different processes, like forging and injection molding, present new challenges to design, and how to best overcome them.
Sheet Metal Design: Basics of Design Principles & Guidelines
Sheet metal fabrication is an easy way to quickly stamp, bend, grind, and otherwise engineer parts. Yet, getting the most from each sheet while creating high-quality parts can be no easy task, even with the simplest of parts. This course will explore sheet metal work across 79 lessons, from working with it in the shop to how to use design software to maximize its potential in any shop.
Why just use products, when you can understand how they’re built, and even put together your own? Ideal for newbie engineers and experienced designers alike, the Complete Mechanical Engineer & Design Certification Bundle is just $29.99, 96% off the MSRP.
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