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The Role of Heat and Thermodynamics in Mechanical Engineering Design

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3 hours · Self-paced
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10 CPD hours / points
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  • Certificate of Completion (Hard Copy) - £9.99
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Embark on a transformative journey in mechanical engineering design with our course on the role of heat and thermodynamics. Through a comprehensive curriculum, you'll delve into various modules covering essential concepts and applications.

Heat and thermodynamics are essential concepts in mechanical engineering design. This course will teach you the fundamental principles of heat and thermodynamics and how to apply them to mechanical engineering design.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a strong foundation in mechanical engineering, including statics and dynamics.
  • Gain a deep understanding of heat and thermodynamics principles and their applications in mechanical engineering design.
  • Explore the concepts of work, force, and energy and their significance in mechanical systems.
  • Master the principles of fluid mechanics and its role in various mechanical applications in mechanical engineering.
  • Acquire knowledge of structural mechanics to ensure safe and efficient mechanical design.
  • Gain insights into machine dynamics and learn how to optimise mechanical systems for performance and stability.


Certificate of Completion (PDF)

Digital certificate - Included

Certificate of Completion (Hard Copy)

Hard copy certificate - £9.99

Note: Delivery of hardcopy certificate is free within the United Kingdom. However, to obtain a hardcopy certificate, international students have to pay £19.99 for the shipment to their designated address.


10 CPD hours / points
Accredited by CPD Quality Standards

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Imagine being able to design a new engine that is more efficient and powerful than anything that has come before it. Or a new refrigerator that uses less energy and keeps your food fresher longer. Or a new power plant that generates electricity more cleanly and efficiently. With the knowledge and skills you will gain in this The Role of Heat and Thermodynamics in Mechanical Engineering Design course, you can make these dreams a reality.

This course will teach you everything you need to know about heat and thermodynamics, including:

  • The fundamental principles of heat and thermodynamics
  • How to apply heat and thermodynamics to mechanical engineering design
  • The latest advances in heat and thermodynamics

Don't miss this opportunity to learn the essential concepts of heat and thermodynamics and how to apply them to mechanical engineering design. Enrol in this course today and start your journey to becoming a better engineer

Who is this course for?

  • Engineering students or graduates seeking to enhance their knowledge in mechanical engineering design.
  • Mechanical engineers looking to broaden their skill set and specialise in mechanical engineering.
  • Professionals in related fields who wish to expand their understanding of mechanical engineering, design principles.
  • Individuals passionate about mechanical engineering and interested in pursuing a career in the field.
  • Those seeking to advance their expertise in fluid mechanics, structural mechanics, and machine dynamics.

Career path

  • Mechanical Design Engineer: GBP 35,000 - GBP 60,000 per year
  • HVAC Engineer: GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000 per year
  • Automotive Engineer: GBP 35,000 - GBP 65,000 per year
  • Power Plant Engineer: GBP 40,000 - GBP 70,000 per year
  • Aerospace Engineer: GBP 45,000 - GBP 80,000 per year

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