Course Description

This course is 49 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 7 hours per week on this course.

The first course in the Certificate in Mechanical Engineering for Non-Mechanical Engineers looks at mechanical engineering concepts, then moves on to measuring units and the mechanics of solids and fuels. The course concludes with an in-depth look at heat and the strength of materials.

Course Outline

Each week has a one-hour pre-recorded session with the instructor. There is a total of five hours of pre-recorded sessions in this course.

  • Week 1: Mechanical engineering concepts
  • Week 2: Measuring units
  • Week 3: Mechanics of solids and fluids
  • Week 4: Heat
  • Week 5: Strength of materials

What You Will Learn

  • The various concepts associate with mechanical engineering
  • Different units of measurement
  • How solids and fuels work
  • Material strength


By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Mechanical Engineering for Non-Mechanical Engineers.

Recommended For

  • Technical, supervisory, and management personnel in design, operation, manufacturing, and support roles
  • Anyone seeking a better understanding of the theories, basic academic fundamentals, and practices of mechanical engineering and mechanical equipment 
  • Those who simply would like to refresh and enhance their understanding in the area of mechanical engineering

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Mechanical Engineering Basics
Online - Asynchronous
Apr 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2022
Total Learning Hours
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
Reading List / Textbook

Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers
Authors: Ali Sadegh; William Worek
Edition: 12
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 9781259588501

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