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Subject guide for mechanical engineering


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"The branch of engineering concerned with the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of machines and mechanical implements." - Oxford English Dictionary

"An engineering discipline that involves the application of principles of physics and chemistry for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of various systems." - Wikipedia (as of 08/04/2009)

Sandia Labs MEMS device compared to a dust mite

A dust mite, sitting on a MEMS (microelectromechanical system) device.

Courtesy of Sandia National Laboratories, SUMMiTTM Technologies,


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