Online courses mechanical engineering students can take right now

  • Staying at home during the COVID-19 lockdown?
  • Utilise this time to learn something new and widen your career prospects.
  • Here’s our top pick of the most popular online courses for engineering students.

Fundamentals of Rocket Science, with Falcon 9

You will understand the working of Rocket engines, how different stages separate, how orbit transfers and maneuvers work. You will learn about the Falcon 9 rocket in detail. Along with the rocket, you will have a strong grasp of various systems and innovations pioneered by Spacex. You will be able to calculate the orbital velocity required for any orbit, comprehend the typical maneuvers like Hoffmann, bieleptic transfers, understand various combustion cycles used, understand the control system and navigation for any rocket. ENROLL NOW.


Electricity & electronics – Robotics, learn by building

In this course, you will build electronic circuits, actually make some electronic components from scratch and use them in your circuits, learn about electricity, soldering skills, and basic analog electronics. You’ll need some basic math skills and that’s it! No prior knowledge of electricity of electronics is required, and yet by the end of this course you’ll have built functioning electronic circuits. ENROLL NOW.


Nanotechnology: Introduction, Essentials, and Opportunities

In this course you will get deep perception of NanoWorld; definition, timeline, benefits, products, applications. Learn about what makes Nanotechnology special and how unique properties of nanomaterials would lead to invention of extraordinary products and solutions. Learn about variety of nanomaterials, NanoSensors, Application, Simulation, Fabrication, NanoDegrees. ENROLL NOW.


Intro to Fluid Mechanics for Engineering Students Part 1

Here you’ll find easy to understand lectures and plenty of fully-worked examples to help you learn the challenging subject of Fluid Mechanics. This course covers the following topics that are generally found in a university-level Intro to Fluids class: Properties of fluids – pressure, density, etc., Ideal gas law, Viscosity, Hydrostatic forces of plane and curved surfaces, Buoyancy, And more! ENROLL NOW.


RoboGrok Robotics 1

Students will build a working 3-degree-of-freedom pick-and-place robot manipulator with computer vision and feedback motion control. Students will understand the theory behind robotic manipulators, including rotation matrices, homogeneous transformation matrices, and other theoretical concepts commonly covered in a University-level robotics course for engineers. ENROLL NOW.


System Dynamics and Controls

This course provides a great introduction to controls and mathematical modeling of mechanical systems. What does that mean? Well, you will learn how to generate equations that can be used to model a body’s motion. Think of a pendulum swinging – after this course you will be able to model this type of motion using differential equations and matrices. ENROLL NOW.

 


MATLAB for Engineering Students Part 1

MATLAB is a widely-used software program that is found in many industries ranging from engineering to finance. Users love it because it’s easy to use and produces high quality graphics. All you have to do to get started is learn to code in MATLAB. This course will teach you just that! We will start from the very beginning by introducing the desktop environment and work our way up to more complex topics like nested for loops. ENROLL NOW.


Electronics – for Complete Beginners

A brilliant course for mechanical engineers seeking a career in the electronics or telecoms industries. Such companies look for engineers with at least the basic understanding of analogue and digital electronics. This course focuses on the practical aspects of electronics, rather than going into complex theoretical data. The teaching style is very personal – one-to-one and consists of short video presentations. ENROLL NOW.


Industrial Robotics

The course focuses on the industrial 6-axes anthropomorphic robot. During the course you will build its kinematic model, plan geometrical paths and optimize motion trajectories. Calibration procedures for the arm, tool and cell will be explained. At the end you will be able to generate a realistic digital twin for your simulations! ENROLL NOW.

 


Aerospace Engineering: Aircraft Systems and Avionics

The structure of the Course:

  • Introduction
  • Classification of Airplanes
  • Aerodynamics
  • JET Engines
  • Flight Mechanics
  • Performance

Topics to be covered: Stability, Mechanics and Rigid-Body Physics, Aircraft types and history, Flight Mechanics and Maneuvers, Control Surfaces, TurboFans etc. ENROLL NOW!

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