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Mechanical Engineering (M E)

M E 107S Product Dissection C: The Enigmatic Engine--First-Year Seminar (1) A First-Year Seminar in which students analyze and disassemble a single-cylinder lawnmower engine.

M E 107S Product Dissection C: The Enigmatic Engine (1)

Students are led through the disassembly of a single cylinder lawn mower engine. Students work with faculty and student helpers to understand concepts of operation, manufacturing and assembly. Then the engines are reassembled and started. Guest speakers will lead discussions regarding the use of fossil fuels, design for manufacturing, and marketing.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Fall 1999

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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