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Bachelor of Science in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering/Course 2-OE

General Institute Requirements (GIRs) Subjects
Science Requirement 6
Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences Requirement 8
Restricted Electives in Science and Technology (REST) Requirement [can be satisfied by 2.001 and 18.03 in the Departmental Program] 2
Laboratory Requirement [can be satisfied by 2.671 in the Departmental Program] 1
Total GIR Subjects Required for SB Degree 17
Communication Requirement  
The program includes a Communication Requirement of 4 subjects:
2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CI-H); and 2 subjects designated as Communication Intensive in the Major (CI-M) [satisfied by 2.019 and 2.671 in the Departmental Program].
PLUS Departmental Program Units
Subject names below are followed by credit units, and by prerequisites, if any
(corequisites in italics).
Required Departmental Subjects 147
2.001 Mechanics and Materials I, 12, REST; Physics I (GIR), Calculus II (GIR), 18.03
2.002 Mechanics and Materials II, 12; 2.001*, Chemistry (GIR)
2.003J Dynamics and Control I, 12, REST; Physics I (GIR), 2.086*  
2.004 Dynamics and Control II, 12; 2.003J*, Physics II (GIR)
2.005 Thermal-Fluids Engineering I, 12; 2.086, Physics II (GIR), Calculus II (GIR)  
2.016 Hydrodynamics, 12; Physics II (GIR), 18.03
2.017J Design of Electromechanical Robotic Systems, 12, 1/2 LAB; 2.003J*, 2.005, 2.671
2.019 Design of Ocean Systems, 12, CI-M; 2.001, 2.003J, 2.005*; senior standing or permission of instructor
2.086 Numerical Computation for Mechanical Engineers, 12; Physics I (GIR), Calculus II (GIR), 18.03*  
2.612 Marine Power and Propulsion, 12; 2.005
2.670 Mechanical Engineering Tools, 3(1)
2.671 Measurement and Instrumentation, 12, LAB, CI-M; 2.001*, 2.003J*, Physics II (GIR)
18.03 Differential Equations, 12, REST; Calculus II (GIR)
Restricted Electives 24
Students are required to take two of the following elective subjects (substitutions by petition to the MechE Undergraduate Office):  
2.006 Thermal Fluids Engineering II, 12; 2.005*  
2.007 Design and Manufacturing I, 12; 2.001*, 2.086
2.008 Design and Manufacturing II, 12, 1/2 LAB; 2.007 or 2.017; 2.005*,
2.065 Acoustics and Sensing, 12; 2.003J*  
2.092 Computer Methods in Dynamics, 12; 2.001*, 2.003J*  
2.12 Introduction to Robotics, 12; 2.004*  
2.14 Analysis and Design of Feedback Control Systems, 12; 2.004*  
2.51 Intermediate Heat and Mass Transfer, 12; 2.006*  
2.60J Fundamentals of Advanced Energy Conversion, 12; 2.006*  
2.700 Principles of Naval Architecture, 12; 2.002*  
2.72 Elements of Mechanical Design, 12; 2.005*, 2.007, 2.671  
2.96 Management in Engineering, 12
2.ThU Undergraduate Thesis, 12
Departmental Program Units That Also Satisfy the GIRs
Unrestricted Electives
Total Units Beyond the GIRs Required for SB Degree
No subject can be counted both as part of the 17-subject GIRs and as part of the 183 units required beyond the GIRs. Every subject in the student's Departmental Program will count toward one or the other, but not both.
*Alternate prerequisites and corequisites are listed in the subject description.
(1)Students may fulfill this requirement by completing a subject that provides equivalent experience (e.g., 2.00B or 2.678); contact the MechE Undergraduate Office, Room 1-110, for information.
For an explanation of credit units, or hours, please refer to the online help of the MIT Subject Listing & Schedule,


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