mechanical engineering


Discipline that applies principles of physics, engineering and materials science to design, analyse, manufacture and maintain mechanical systems.

Alternative label

  • engineering of mechanical systems

  • manufacture mechanisms

  • design mechanisms

  • mechanical system engineering

  • analyse mechanisms

  • maintain mechanisms

  • mechanism engineering

  • engineering of mechanisms

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • sector specific skills and competences

Broader skills/competences

Narrower skills/competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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