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 third course in the Certificate in Mechanical Engineering for Non-Mechanical Engineers looks at transportation, then moves on to building construction and equipment. The course then looks at fans and pumps and concludes with a lesson on compressors.

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: Transportation
  • Week 2: Building Construction and Equipment
  • Week 3: Fans
  • Week 4: Pumps
  • Week 5: Compressors

What You Will Learn

  • Mechanical engineering and how it relates to transportation
  • Equipment used in building construction
  • How fans, pumps, and compressors work


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
Transportation, Building, and Rotating Equipment
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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