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A Day in the Life
The role of a Mechanical Engineer is to take a product from an idea to the marketplace. Through applying various principles and problem-solving techniques, mechanical engineers work to construct products and services consumers want to buy. Some of their major responsibilities include designing mechanical and thermal devices, investigating equipment failures, and analyzing problems to see how mechanical devices might help to solve a current problem.
Skills You'll Need
Strong understanding of the principles of calculus, statistics, and trigonometry
Proficiency in the latest computer software (MATLAB, CAD software)
Intermediate understanding of how to use mechanical equipment
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to creatively solve complex problems
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