Mechanical Engineering Technology Undergraduate Certificate
This certificate program, tailored to the needs of mechanical contractors (HVAC, steam and product piping, etc.), has been developed by FDU’s highly experienced faculty to prepare the student for an exciting and financially rewarding career in mechanical engineering technology. This certificate program is designed to expand your technical skills.
At least 18 credits (six courses) are needed to earn the certificate.
EGTC3261 Estimating I
EGTG4254 Fluid Mechanics
EGTG3351 Applied Thermodynamics
EGTG4224 Process & Electromechanical Control Systems
EGTC4263 Project Management &Control I
EGTC4264 Project Management &Control II
EGTC4260 Contracts and Specifications
EGTM4040 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning
EGTM4041 HVAC Controls *
EGTC3261 The development of a procedure (including check and balance) for preparing a quantity survey of materials, labor and equipment for both general and specialty contractors.
EGTC4260 A study of codes and specifications required in engineering contracts. General contracts, subcontracts, constructions management contracts. Contract Law.
EGTC4263 The use and management of equipment, personnel and materials for construction projects. Planning and control through the use of methods involving CPM, bar charts, purchasing, PERT and construction models. Labor relations and safety requirements (OSHA).
EGTC4264 The use and management of equipment, personnel and materials for construction projects. Planning and control through the use of methods involving CPM, bar charts, purchasing, PERT and construction models. Labor relations and safety requirements (OSHA).
EGTG3351 Introduction to the basic concepts of thermodynamics. Applications of gas and steam cycles to open and closed loop systems, such as gasoline and diesel engines, and steam turbines. Principles of refrigeration and air conditioning.
EGTG4224 The theory, components, operation, and design of process and electromechanical control systems. Laboratory experimen- tation involving the design, simulation, and testing of control system components and complete systems.
EGTG4254 Applied fluid mechanics, applications of hydraulic and pneumatic control amplification and power circuits. Introduction to fluidics.
EGTM4040 To introduce some of the essential knowledge required to enter the field of HVAC&R engineering. Topics include: Physcial Principles, Heating Loads, Hydronic Piping Systems & Terminal units, Cooling Load Calculations, Psychometrics, Fluid Flow in Piping and Ducts, and Air Distribution Devises, Air Conditioning Systems and Equipment, Refrigeration Systems and Equipment.
EGTM4041 Elements of control systems: Sensors, operators, controls and control strategies (for HVAC&R) will be covered. A brief review of the processing of moist air (psychrometrics) will be offered. Finally control systems for process control and the use of analog and DDC controls will be applied to heating, ventilating, air conditioning & refrigeration. Prerequisite: EGTM 4040: Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning or Advisor's approval.