Shaping Society, Making History
The world would look much differently without mechanical engineers. The application of mechanical engineering has led to inventions and innovations in automobiles, air transportation, water supply and distribution, air conditioning, refrigeration, household appliances, and robotics.
The Oregon Tech Racing team designs, builds, and tests a 3/4 scale Formula car for a yearly Formula SAE competition.
Semi-autonomous "Smart" EV for Specialty Agriculture
Students enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering degree program benefit from small, engaged classes taught by top faculty with extensive industry experience. By choosing from a variety of elective courses not specifically required for graduation, students have the opportunity to pursue specific career objectives, mechanical engineering internships, and interests within engineering.
Fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering
Acquire core knowledge in physics, chemistry, mathematics, machining/welding, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing, and material science.
CAD, CAM, CAE
Gain skills and expertise in drafting, computer aided design, solid modeling, parametric modeling, and finite element analysis.
Study the motion and deformation of solid materials under the action of forces.
Learn about heat transfer, gas laws, aerodynamics, and fluid mechanics.