Engineering Mechanics Major

An Engineering Mechanics major/degree program has a general focus on the application of the mathematical and scientific principles of classical mechanics to the analysis and evaluation of the behavior of structures, forces and materials in engineering problems.

Includes instruction in statics, kinetics, dynamics, kinematics, celestial mechanics, stress and failure, and electromagnetism.

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Search for colleges that offer a degree in Engineering Mechanics (use the College Search feature and enter "engineering mechanics" in the major search field). Read the school’s department pages, they are often loaded with useful and specific information about the field.

What can you do with a major/degree in Engineering Mechanics?

With a major/degree in Engineering Mechanics, you have numerous career options.  Depending on your area of interest, career section options include power generation, transportation, environmental control, biomechanics, or energy conservation.

Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Engineering Mechanics

Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.

Publications/Magazines in Engineering Mechanics