What is Mechanical Engineering?
Mechanical Engineering – systems and sectors
Mechanical Engineering is concerned with the design, development, research, evaluation, manufacture, installation, testing, operation, maintenance and management of:
- mechanical and mechatronic systems
- automated systems and robotic devices
- heat transfer processes
- thermodynamic and combustion systems
- fluid and thermal energy systems
- materials and materials handling systems
- manufacturing equipment and process plants.
Mechanical Engineering is applied across a broad range of industry sectors including mining, minerals processing, chemical processing, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, oil and gas, automotive, aviation, aerospace, bulk handling, communications, health, building; electrical power generation and distribution, water and waste, natural gas distribution, road transport, rail transport, shipping, ship building, defence, agriculture, forestry, fishing and food processing.
About the Mechanical College
The Mechanical College aims to be the peak representative body for Mechanical Engineering in Australia. It will do this by:
- Attracting eligible engineers as members and making sure their capabilities are recognised.
- Providing a framework of support services to help members develop world best practice skills, knowledge and attitudes in Mechanical Engineering.
- International Congress of Mechanical Engineering Societies (ICOMES)
- The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMECHE)
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
- Royal Institution of Naval Architects - Australian Division
- Royal Aeronautical Society - Australian Division
- Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers (CSME)
- Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME)
National Committees and Panels
- National Committee on Engineering Design
- National Committee on Applied Mechanics
- National Panel on Mechatronics
Mechanical College Awards
For any enquiries regarding the Mechanical College please contact:
11 National Circuit
Barton ACT 2600