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Engineering and Physics


Mechanical Engineering

Professor demonstrating structure to class

Mechanical Engineering is the broadest discipline in engineering and uses a combination of human, material, and economic resources to provide solutions to problems faced in society. As an applied science, Mechanical Engineering is focused on the design, development, manufacture, management, and control of engineering systems.

At St. Ambrose, our emphasis is on the people and designing and adapting environments to best suit personal needs, such as planning efficient heating and cooling systems for new facilities or developing equipment to help the disabled become more self-sufficient.

The mission of the Mechanical Engineering program is to develop graduates who analyze, design, communicate, and integrate humans in thermal and mechanical engineering solutions.


The St. Ambrose Mechanical Engineering Program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET (

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