Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Minor in Mechanical Engineering

This minor is aimed at students who wish to expand their training in the area of ​​mechanical engineering.

Throughout the program, students will learn to evaluate how the fundamental aspects of the discipline impact projects in other areas of engineering, such as mechanical design, thermal systems and mechanical properties of materials, among others.

Students enrolled in a program other than the Major in Mechanical Engineering may take this minor.

Required Courses

  • ING1024 Properties and Strength of Materials or ICM2403 The Science of Materials
  • ICM2028 Mechanics of Materials or ICE2313 Mechanics of Solids
  • ICM2022 Mechanical Design
  • ICH1104 Fluid Mechanics
  • ICM2223 Heat Transfer

Complementary Electives (*)

  • ICM2213 Energy Conversion
  • ICM2503 Manufacturing Processes
  • ICM2803 Dynamics of Mechanical Systems
  • ICM2985 Research or Project

(*) If any of the required courses have been previously taken, the necessary courses from the list must be approved to complete the 50 credits required by this minor.

The list of courses is subject to modifications according to the academic planning in effect at the time of course registration. Remember to always be informed of the latest updates to the Study Programs.